"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.
Australian comedian Jim Jefferies gained notoriety when, while performing at the Manchester Comedy Store, someone from the audience jumped on stage and punched him. Known for his provocative comedy, Jefferies owns his own brand of humor centered on atheism, which is the theme of his HBO special I Swear to God.
As the name suggests, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra (CJO) is Columbus, Ohio's go-to for the American jazz canon. Performing about 50 concerts a season, CJO presents everything from Dizzy Gillespie to classics from Count Basie. Led by former Basie lead trumpet player, Byron Stripling, the Orchestra is a fixture of the Columbus arts and culture scene, keeping a precious catalog alive and well as jazz recedes from view.
Based on Charles Dickens' perennial classic novel of the same title, A Christmas Carol has become an iconic Christmas season tradition on stages all around he world. The story follows an ill-mannered miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, who is convinced to change his ways after three ghosts from Christmases past, present and future visit him on Christmas Eve. Many critically-acclaimed stage adaptations of Dickens' tale exist, including a monodrama adapted and performed by world-renowned actor Patrick Stewart and a musical.
Making clubs and dance floors move with reckless abandon has been Paul Oakenfold's job ever since he first started making electronic music in the early 1980s. He has had a long and storied career and has seen the evolution of electronic music from its formative days. Widely known for his progressive trance sound, Oakenfold has also built a name for himself as a well respected techno artist who's a formidable talent on the club and electronic music circuit.