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What are the main risks of after-hours trading?

Traditional stock market trading hours in the United States run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time.


Related Topix: Eastern Standard Time

Thu Aug 21, 2014

York Press

The Travelling Band, The Big Defreeze, (Sideways Saloon) *****

CATEGORIZE this lot if you dare. Some have tried, calling the Manchester band's music North Country and Western, which is a clever play on words, but it's still a country mile short of the mark.


Related Topix: B.I.G., Country and Western, Country

West Side and South Side Leader

West Side Education News & Notes

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic and Summit County Executive Russ Pry will bring decades of practical political experience to the classroom as they team-teach "Practical Governing: The Buck Stops Here" this fall at The University of Akron .


Related Topix: Summit County, OH, Buck, University of Akron, Akron, OH


Merthyr Rock: The pictures that will make you wish you had bought a ticket

The festival went down a storm with a solid line-up including US giants Taking Back Sunday and hometown heroes The Blackout US rock giants Taking Back Sunday, ska-punk heroes Reel Big Fish and Pennsylvanian punk rockers Anti-Flag were among the main acts to take to the stage.


Related Topix: Punk, Taking Back Sunday, Reel Big Fish, Anti-Flag

International Business Times

Soundwave 2015: Slipknot, Soundgarden, Marilyn Manson, Faith No More, Fall Out Boy and More

Soundwave has announced its line-up for 2015, and it's as huge as expected. Slipknot, Faith No More, Soundgarden and Marilyn Manson lead the big names that will take the stage at the two-weekend festival.


Related Topix: The Aquabats

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic, Summit County Executive Russ Pry to teach "Buck Stops Here" class at University of Akron

Akron mayor Don Plusquellic at the city's Municipal Building on Wed. Aug 31, 2011, during his most recent reelection campaign.


Related Topix: Akron, OH, University of Akron, Summit County, OH, Buck

Phoenix New Times

Best Concerts to See in Phoenix This Week, 8/18 to 8/21

Check out our picks for the best shows happening in Phoenix this week. Don't forget the browse our comprehensive music listings if you'd like more options.


Related Topix: Suburban Legends

Foster's Daily Democrat

Fans enjoy music, food and friends at 18th annual Hookfest

Hannah Allen/Democrat photo Friends Mike Cristiensen, Ricky La Vache, Evan Masley, Nick Griffin and Madeline Allen celebrate Hookfest together on Saturday.


Sun Aug 17, 2014

Hot Air

Sunday reflection: Matthew 15:21-28

"Sunday Reflection" is a regular feature, looking at the specific readings used in today's Mass in Catholic parishes around the world.


Related Topix: Sidon, MS, Israel, World News, Middle East, The Israelites, US News

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Mission Mission

Calling all rudeboys and rudegirls: Too Much Pressure at thee Parkside tonight

Well, hopefully my sharkskin suit still fits. Tonight at thee Parkside , Too Much Pressure, an all star 2-tone ska tribute band gonna be playing skankable hits from the '80s.


Related Topix: Let's Go Bowling, The Mission (San Francisco, CA)

WNYC-AM New York

Ernest Ranglin: Tiny Desk Concert

At 82, legendary guitarist Ernest Ranglin still plays the ska, reggae and jazz that he's championed and helped perfect for more than half a century.


Related Topix: Ernest Ranglin, Jazz, New Orleans


Bhimrao's Sharp Arrow

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar always feared that the Hindus, specifically the caste Hindus, whom he often addressed with the cold appellation - Touchables - would gang up communally, pose as a political majority, and run away with what he called the 'title deeds' of democracy.


Related Topix: The Untouchables


Radio rock DJ Robin Valk tells his inside stories about Midland musicians

The BRMB pioneer has now turned his posts into an e-book called Survivors, documenting the rise and fall of a tough music industry.


Related Topix: The English Beat

Fri Aug 15, 2014


What are the main risks of after-hours trading?

Traditional stock market trading hours in the United States run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time.


Related Topix: Eastern Standard Time

Redmond Reporter

Dirty Heads will get their groove on at Marymoor this Sunday

Dirty Heads, a reggae band from Huntington Beach, Calif., with a melodic style that includes hip hop and ska punk genres, will be joined by similar-sounding band Pepper on Sunday at Marymoor Park.


Related Topix: Huntington Beach, CA, Pepper

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

How Many Times Around This Mountain

The African American experience from its earliest days was characterized by Exodus narrative.


Related Topix: The Israelites

Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Friday music picks: Ruthie Foster, the Relatives, RX Bandits

Ruthie Foster CD release in-store at Waterloo Records. Will "Promise of a Brand New Day" finally be the record that gets Foster a Grammy? The Austin singer's last two studio albums, 2009's "The Truth According to Ruthie Foster" and 2012's "Let It Burn," were nominated in blues categories, though Foster's music draws as much from folk, gospel and ... (more)


Related Topix: RX Bandits, Hardcore, Austin, TX, Hard-Rock

Cornish Guardian

Festival favourites at your leisure

BASED alt-ska band Imperial Leisure have been bracing the festival and gig circuit for over a decade now.


Related Topix: Less Than Jake

Wed Aug 13, 2014

City Paper

Kill Lincoln at Black Cat Backstage: Sunday, Aug. 17

My first show at the 9:30 Club was Reel Big Fish. This was in 1999, when the third-wave ska band was already deeply uncool; the crowd was full of underage girls and boys skanking all over the dance floor.


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Sydney Morning Herald

Meredith festival lineup announced

Wu Tang Clan's Ghostface Killah, the Lemonheads, De La Soul, ska legends the Skatalites and Mark Lanegan are among the big name acts playing at this year's Meredith Music Festival, from December 12 to 14. Philadelphia band The War On Drugs, announced several weeks ago and whose latest album Lost In A Dream is likely to feature in many end of year ... (more)


Related Topix: The Skatalites, The War on Drugs