300 Click for offerA theater review on Thursday about the Public Theater’s production of “Ain’t No Mo” misspelled the surname of the actress who plays Rachonda. She is Simone Recasner, not Ricasner. The worry is about the designers’ next vessels, because this is the time of year when clients whose boats are still in production come back from holidays with a wish list of new features — usually, based on what they saw on their friends’ yachts or at the Monaco Yacht Show, which ended Sept. 28.
… a Half-Hour, and I’m a Teenager‘Trinkets’ When to watch: Starting Friday, on Netflix. What assured Burrow that Orgeron, who cut his chops as a defensive line coach, could evolve from the run and play defense formula that Nick Saban and Les Miles used to win national championships more than a decade ago?XS M S
TYPE ::MOUNTAIN BIKETaken together, the two men defined the dramatic change in American foreign policy that has left the traditional allies who gather at the Munich Security Conference in despair, and has led the Trump administration to embrace newer, far more authoritarian allies in Central Europe. Mr. Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spent the week visiting several of them, in a European tour that bore little resemblance to similar trips taken by administrations past. Ms. Freedman was born in Pittsburgh on Oct. 19, 1939, the only child of Ross and Selma Freedman, a traveling salesman and a nurse. “She was a beautiful, beautiful girl,” another cousin, Marcia Schiffman (Ms. Schiffman-Sklar’s mother), said in an interview for this obituary in August. “But she was a little bit of a devil.”
BRAND ::SPORTS SCOTTYThe practitioner there did an electrocardiogram and said the left side of my heart was slightly enlarged, but my discomfort was probably just gas. Don’t worry, I was told: “Your heart’s not just going to stop. You’re not going to drop dead tomorrow.” But that’s what almost happened. “The extent of our betrayal over the last year has been so immoral that it has shaken me to my core,” said one diplomat working on Syria, speaking on condition of anonymity for fear of punishment for speaking out. “We have turned everyone in Syria against them and now we are dismantling our once-ally, bit by bit, and feeding the pieces to their enemies.”
Traditional athletes often break world records by hundredths of a second, but the difference between the 2016 Cybathlon competitors and those in the upcoming games is likely to be stark: Technology has improved rapidly over the last four years. Computer chips, the foundation of some of the Cybathlon technology, are denser and more functional than they were in 2016. In the Brain-Computer Interface race, for example, brainwave-reading headsets are used to control avatars. The better the chip and its software, the easier the competitor can control his avatar. This same technology is what applies in the real world to quadriplegics that instruct motorized wheelchairs and other devices to move. “There is a slippery slope if you get very precious about holding out a litmus test for service on a board,” said Reynold Levy, the former president of Lincoln Center and a philanthropy expert. “This can be stretched to the point where it becomes very difficult to attract and retain board members.”