Load remaining images Rising Ethno-fusion/Glitch-hop/Downtempo star CloZee stopped by Stella Blue’s in New Haven to play an intimate show with friends Rasp5 (trip-hop lyricist) and fellow producer Nocturnal Status before catching a plane back to France, capping off a busy and successful two-month tour across the country. Fans in the area were eager to catch show, her last scheduled in the northeast for the time being. Appreciating the intimacy and energy in the small venue, she brought a high energy set awhile also sharing moments with everyone in the crowd around her.CloZee will be playing shows in her native country of France until July 22nd, when she returns to the states for Camp Winnarainbow in CA.
FC Barcelona kept up their pursuit of leaders Real Madrid in the La Liga title race by beating city rivals Espanyol 1-0 at home on Wednesday.The slim win also condemned their neighbours to relegation from the top flight. Luis Suarez struck the only goal in the 56th minute, lashing a loose ball into the net.This was shortly after both sides had been reduced to 10 men each in a frantic start to the second half.Barca’s teenage forward Ansu Fati was sent off for a reckless tackle five minutes after coming off the bench.But Espanyol’s numerical advantage lasted only three minutes as Pol Lozano was dismissed, also following a VAR review.Barca, chasing a third consecutive Spanish title, are on 76 points after 35 games while Real Madrid are top with 77. The leaders can restore their four-point advantage when they host Alaves on Friday.Espanyol, one of Spain’s most prestigious clubs, were relegated for the first time since winning promotion back to La Liga in 1994.They are bottom of the table on 24 points after 35 games.Barca had produced one of their best performances of the season by hammering Villarreal 4-1 away on Sunday.But they looked sluggish at an empty Camp Nou, which normally would have been in full voice on derby day. Espanyol frustrated their more illustrious neighbours in the first half with a five-man defence and created the better chances.Barca goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen had to be aware to prevent his team mate Clement Lenglet from scoring an own goal just before half-time.Espanyol’s Didac Vila fired the loose ball against the post.Ter Stegen had also come to Barca’s rescue earlier, spreading his body and keeping out a low strike from Adri Embarba with his leg.RelatedPosts Suarez agrees Atletico terms Vidal lands in Milan to complete move from Barca to Inter Barca president Bartomeu says he won’t go to war anymore with Messi Barca found a way through with the help of their three forwards.Antoine Griezmann raced to the byline and passed to Lionel Messi whose shot deflected into the path of Suarez and the Uruguayan made no mistake.Reuters/NAN.Tags: EspanyolFC BarcelonaLuis Suarez
Football players of Zrinjski will play tonight against Maribor in Mostar the first match of the second qualifying round of the Champions League.The coach of B&H champions Branko Karačić points out that Maribor is an organized club that has experience playing for European Cups but his players has no reason to fear.“We maximally respect opponents. Maribor has played the group phase of Champions League and European League and that is their advantage. We hope for a good result. If we do not receive a goal in the first match, our chances to defeat Maribor are greater”, said Karačić.The match Zrinjski – Maribor will be played at the Stadium Pod Bijelim Brijegom, at 19:30, and the main referee will be Carlos del Cerro from Spain.(Source: Fena)
Graham said Sunday that co-offensive coordinator Calvin Magee, tight ends coach Tony Dews and secondary coach Tony Gibson have left the program to pursue other jobs.A day earlier, the Panthers became bowl eligible with a 33-20 win over Syracuse.“You play an entire season to earn the opportunity for one extra game—a bowl game,” Graham said. “Our team is excited for the chance to put that Pitt helmet on one more time for the BBVA Compass Bowl. Birmingham is a great college football town. We’re looking forward to our visit and playing SMU in front of a national ESPN television audience.”Pittsburgh is making its fourth straight postseason appearance out of the Big East while coach June Jones has led SMU to three bowls in a row.The two teams have split their first five meetings, 2-2-1. SMU, out of Conference USA, won their only other postseason matchup 7-3 in the 1983 Cotton Bowl.SMU had a five-game winning streak after an opening loss to Texas A&M.“We are happy to be playing in the BBVA Compass Bowl and to get a chance for our eighth win,” said Jones, who is seeking win No. 100. “Our kids have worked hard this season and will be excited to take on a quality program like Pitt on national TV.”(For tickets and travel package information, call the Panthers Ticket Office at (800) 643-PITT.) CAPABLE BACK-UP—Pitt freshman running back Isaac Bennett had seven catches including one for a touchdown in the Panthers 33-20 win over Syracuse. (Courier Photo/William McBride) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP)—Pittsburgh will face SMU in its second straight trip to the BBVA Compass Bowl with coaching issues again. Bowl officials announced the matchup Sunday for the Jan. 7 game at Legion Field.Pittsburgh beat Kentucky 27-10 last season in the first game after coach Dave Wannstedt was forced to resign. Now, his replacement, Todd Graham, must replace three assistants.