from $49.50 Related Shows View Comments Chicago Spice it up for mama! NeNe Leakes will return to Broadway as Chicago’s Keeper of the Keys on November 23, replacing Carol Woods. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star is scheduled to play a limited engagement as Matron “Mama” Morton in the Tony-winning revival through December 20.Leakes is best known for her appearances on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta; she made her Broadway and stage debut last year as Cinderella’s wicked stepmother Madame in Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Additional acting credits include Glee.Chicago also currently stars Dylis Croman as Roxie Hart, Amra-Faye Wright as Velma Kelly, Jason Danieley as Billy Flynn, Raymond Bokhour as Amos Hart and R. Lowe as Mary Sunshine.
The UNESCO Network of Creative Cities (UCCN) was established in 2004 and seeks to strengthen cooperation among cities that have recognized creativity as a strategic factor in sustainable development in terms of economic, social, cultural and environmental aspects. More information, as well as an application guide and application form, can be found HERE. All cities of UNESCO member states and associate members can apply. There is no limit to the number of residents in the city who apply for membership in the Network. To apply, you need to access the documents listed on the official website and find out what it takes to make the city a creative city of the UNESCO network. The network today numbers 180 cities from 72 countries from all parts of the world. By joining the Network, cities acknowledge their commitment to sharing best practices, developing partnerships that promote creativity and cultural industries, strengthening participation in cultural life, and urban development plans. The UNESCO network of creative cities covers seven creative areas: crafts and folk art, design, film, gastronomy, literature, media arts and music. Incomplete applications or those received after that date will not be evaluated. Applications must be submitted in English or French. Source / photo: Ministry of Tourism; UNESCO The application deadline is June 30, 2019, by midnight, and the names of the new Creative Cities for 2019 will be announced by the end of the year. On the website Creative Tourism Network a competition has been announced to join the UNESCO network of creative cities, and they are ready to assist potential applicants in submitting applications.
Canada: CN is to invest C$64m on its lines in British Columbia this year, including C$36·4m on track renewal, C$2m on signalling and C$2m on links to Vancouver’s Deltaport intermodal terminal. A six-year C$11m programme to upgrade the Terrace – Kitimat branch will finish this year.Ethiopia: The government has negotiated a loan of FFr56m from the French government to fund railway restructuring, rehabilitation and the supply of new diesel locos and spare parts.Philippines: President Ramos approved the release of 200m pesos on August 26, to complete rehabilitation of PNR infrastructure between Naga and Legaspi.Romania: Transport Minister Traian Basescu has announced that ABN Amro Bank is to grant loans worth US$450m to fund extensions to the Bucuresti metro, including Drumul Taberii – Piate Universitati and Drumul Taberii – Pantelimon.USA: CSX and Norfolk Southern have funded the acquisition of Delaware Otsego Corp at US$22 per share by a new company formed by its President & CEO Walter G Rich. Delaware Otsego owns the 835 km New York, Susquehanna & Western Railway, providing independent access to the port of New York.Shares in MotivePower Industries began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on August 18, having moved from the Nasdaq National Market System.