“The shooter targeted a night club where people came together to be with friends to dance and to sing — to live,” Obama said. For Obama, the hastily arranged remarks were the latest in what’s become a tragically familiar routine. Since he took office in 2009, Obama has appeared before cameras more than a dozen times following mass shootings and issued written statements after many others. The president made no new, specific call for stricter gun laws. Though he lamented “how easy it is” for people to get their hands on weapons, Obama appeared resigned to the likelihood that he’ll be unable as president to substantially address the mass shootings that have proliferated in recent years.
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3 Dance Brigade: The San Francisco troupe has been a vibrant part of the Bay Area arts scene for 40 years, presenting works that combine all forms of dance, street theater, political activism and sometimes even taiko drumming. To celebrate its milestone season, the company is presenting a new work by artistic director Krissy Keefer titled “Gracias a la Vida — Love in a Bitter Time,” which reflects on the troupe’s history as well as the current political climate. Details: 7:30 p.m . Jan. 13, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; $10-$40; www.ybca.org, www.dancebrigade.org.
September 2008: A fire killed 44 people at the jammed King of Dancers nightclub in Shenzhen, China, when a stampede broke out after a fireworks show ignited the ceiling, December 2004: In Buenos Aires, Argentina, a fire killed 194 people at the crowded Cromagnon Republic club after a flare ignited ceiling foam, Club owner Omar Chaban was sentenced to 20 years in prison for causing the deadly fire and for bribery, Others received lighter sentences, February 2003: A fire at the Station nightclub in Warwick, Rhode Island, in the United States, killed 100 people and injured more than 200 others, Fireworks being used by the band Great White set fire to future ballerina, ballet, dancer, dance, when i grow up collection - instant download - commercial use digital clipart elements flammable foam inside the club..
Blue Rodeo, “In Our Nature” (Telesoul): The Canadian roots rock group’s latest release comes after its recent induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Bun B, “Trill Og: The Epilogue” (Rap-A-Lot): The fourth album by the Texas rapper features guest appearances by Big K.R.I.T., Rick Ross, 2 Chainz and Detroit’s Royce da 5’9”, among others. Counting Crowes, “Echoes of the Outlaw Roadshow” (Cooking Vinyl): The physical release of the live album made available to those buying tickets to the group’s shows this past summer.