Jay Anthony Franke
American actor
Jay Anthony Franke
Jay Anthony Franke is an actor and voice actor, best known for voicing JC Denton and Paul Denton from the video game Deus Ex. He was also one of the stars of the NBC show California Dreams in which he played "Jake Sommers", the tough, leather-clad lead guitarist. He is a musician who played his own guitar during the musical scenes on the show. He has studied ballet and he writes. In addition to the role in California Dreams, he has acted on General Hospital, Married...
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Funeral remembers Adelaide boys who drowned on New Year's Day - ABC Online
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ABC Online Funeral remembers Adelaide boys who drowned on New Year's Day ABC Online A funeral service has remembered the lives of two Adelaide boys who drowned at seaside Glenelg on New Year's Day. Frank Ndikuriyo and Thierry Niyomwungere, both 11, drowned after they had been playing on rocks near a breakwater. Hundreds of ... Young drowning victims Frank Ndikuriyo and Thierry Niyomwungere farewelled at ...Herald Sun SA community farewells boys who drownedSky News Australia Young Adelaide drowning victims farewelled at emotional joint funeral9news.com.au all 6 news articles »
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UAE announces first case of MERS-virus infection
Fox News - over 3 years
Health authorities in the UAE have announced that an 82-year-old man has been diagnosed with the MERS coronavirus infection, the first case to be recorded in the Gulf state. The Emirati citizen who contracted the SARS-like virus suffers from cancer and is being treated in hospital in the capital, Abu Dhabi health authority said in a statement carried by WAM state news agency late Thursday. The authority said that this was the first case to be diagnosed in the United Arab Emirates. In May, France said a 65-year-old man was in hospital after being diagnosed with the coronavirus after a holiday in Dubai. But the UAE health ministry said at the time no cases of the virus had been recorded in the country. Experts are struggling to understand MERS, or Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, which has mostly affected neighbouring Saudi Arabia where 65 cases have been detected, including 38 fatalities. The World Health Organisation announced last week that it had convened emergency talks on the ...
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Elysabeth Alfano: The Chicago Dancing Festival, the Largest Free Dancing Festival in North America
Huffington Post - over 4 years
It's the largest free dancing festival in North America. The Chicago Dancing Festival, in its sixth year, will once again spread its wings and bring dance to the public by offering six days of free performances, movies and discussions centered around all types of dance. Founded by Jay Franke and Lar Lubovitch in 2007, the Chicago Dancing Festival has been instrumental in opening up the world of dance to a larger audience. In speaking on the impetus for creating such a festival, Franke commented, "There is so much happening around dance in Chicago. There was a platform to make an international impact. We just needed a big idea to be a big presence." Franke and Lubovitch committed themselves to exquisite programming and curation, making sure that all types of dance are exhibited and that there is something for everyone. The festival is also entirely free, leaving no barriers to entry. This year's program brings in some of the best dancers from Chicago and around the ...
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Elysabeth Alfano: ...Got Art?
Huffington Post - over 4 years
August is here, and there's still plenty of art to see and things to do to alleviate those end of summer blues. From dance to theatre to public art, this blog offers lots of options for making the most of the dog days of summer. Go check out some of these events, and then be sure to let me know what you thought. Let's get the conversation flowing! This month you should definitely make a point of stopping by Flourish Studios, loacted at 3020 N. Lincoln Ave, to experience "Anatomy of Thought," an exhibition featuring the work of sculptors Nancy Pirri and Robin Power. The artists explore the transformative ability of thought, using their work to "portray the powerful influence of thought... merging heart, mind and soul." Even better, their work has the power to transform people's lives, with a portion of the opening night proceeds benefiting Lillstreet Art Center's ArtReach non-for-profit initiative, a program that brings art education to communities in need. "Anatomy of Thoug ...
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REFILE-METALS-LME copper edges lower after China trade data
Reuters.com - over 4 years
(Refiles to recast headline to reflect data already released) * China copper imports at 346,223 T in June vs 419,741 T in May * France Industrial output due at 0645 GMT By Carrie Ho SHANGHAI, July 10 (Reuters) - London copper edged down on Tuesday, weighed down by a 17.5 percent monthly fall in China's June copper imports, global economic worries and caution ahead of the release of China's GDP figures this week. But some saw a silver lining in recent gloomy data and price fa
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Q & A: Baseball historian will speak on Schenectady Blue Jays
Daily Gazette - over 4 years
Frank Keetz says he would have been a fan of any professional baseball team in the Capital Region, but the fact that the Schenectady Blue Jays were a farm team of the Philadelphia Phillies was a pretty nice coincidence. A Philadelphia native, a Schenectady resident and a retired high school history teacher who taught at Shaker High and Bethlehem Central, Keetz has been a baseball fan all of his life. Since moving to the Capital Region in 1963 has become an expert on the history of pro baseball in Schenectady and the surrounding area.
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Waterloo Police Arrest Suspect in Shootings
Eastern Iowa News Now - almost 5 years
Waterloo- Police have arrested a man they believe was involved in a double shooting on Wednesday night. The shootings happened just before 7 p.m. at 704 Newell Street. It was there that 59-year-old Kay France Straw was shot and killed … Continue reading →
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Chicago Dancing Festival 2011: Opening Night Gala and Benefit | Slideshow - Time Out Chicago (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Emanuel was introduced by the fest's other founder, dancer Jay Franke, who noted “the verve and gusto” with which Chicago's new mayor has embraced their project. Underscoring the “freedom through partnership” theme, five wildly different duets took the
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The Chicago Dancing Festival is '5' and All Grown Up - Suite101.com
Google News - over 5 years
The CDF, with performances free to all, was founded by Lar Lubovitch and Jay Franke to help grow the Chicago dance audience. Chicago's great indoor-outdoor celebration of all-things-dance is taking place this week, through August 27, 2011,
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Emanuel Wants Chicago to Be 'Heartbeat of Dance' - ABC News
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The mayor's excitement for dance is very much in Emanuel's present, not just his past, said Jay Franke, director of the Chicago Dancing Festival, which brings dance companies from around the country to Chicago for free performances every August
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ONE-TANK TRIPS - nwitimes.com
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The festival is co-produced by internationally renowned choreographer and Chicago native Lar Lubovitch and highly esteemed Chicago dancer Jay Franke. The expanded programs include five dance showcases, each free and open to the public. AUG
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Festival showcases best of Chicago, New York - Chicago Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
... the Joffrey Ballet and River North Dance Chicago and from New York, Martha Graham Dance Company, New York City Ballet and Lar Lubovitch Dance Company (founder and artistic director Lar Lubovitch is co-producer of CDF with dancer Jay Franke)
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Chicago Dancing Festival celebrates a milestone - Chicago Sun-Times
Google News - over 5 years
Created by choreographer Lar Lubovitch and dancer Jay Franke, the festival is one of those phenomena that came into being at exactly the right moment. Its programming choices might not always be ideal, but there is no denying it has grabbed the hearts
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Mayor and dance lover Rahm Emanuel wants to put a new spin on Chicago - Washington Post
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When Jay Franke, artistic director of the Chicago Dancing Festival, was planning this month's spree of free performances, he got input from an unusual source. “It's probably the first time in the history of any artistic director that
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Dancin' Feats - Windy City Times
Google News - over 5 years
Created by Chicago-born choreographer Lar Lubovitch and former dancer Jay Franke, the Chicago Dancing Festival attracts dance companies from around the country for a series of mainly free performances at various Chicago locations
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Lar Lubovitch Dance Co Plays The Pillow July 20-24 - Broadway World
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His work on Broadway includes Into the Woods (Tony Award nomination), The Red Shoes (Astaire Award), and the Tony Award-winning revival of The King and I. In 2007, he co-founded the Chicago Dancing Festival with former company dancer Jay Franke and was
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Chicago Dancing Festival Announces Ticket Release Details 8/23-27 - Broadway World
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The Chicago Dancing Festival, co-produced by internationally renowned choreographer and Chicago native Lar Lubovitch and highly esteemed Chicago dancer Jay Franke, celebrates its 5th Anniversary season with expanded programming to include five days of
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Chicago's Dancing Festival 2011: Show Me Chicago's Guide to Dates ... - ChicagoNow
Google News - over 5 years
Just announced--The Chicago Dancing Festival, co-produced by internationally renowned choreographer and Chicago native Lar Lubovitch and highly esteemed Chicago dancer Jay Franke, returns for its 5th season with expanded programming to include five
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Fun? Museum of Contemporary Art has got truckloads - Chicago Sun-Times
Google News - over 5 years
A ticket to the event (chaired by Sarah Albrecht and Jay Franke) began at $350, and in total $300000 was raised for future MCA Stage programming. Evanston native and “Entourage” star Jeremy Piven, along with his mother, Joyce, welcomed donors,
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MCA remixed/reimagined gala wows crowd - Mundelein Review
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The event was co-chaired by Sara Albrecht and Jay Franke. The evening commenced outside plaza of the MCA with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, courtesy of some of Chicago's most notable food trucks: The Southern Mac & Cheese Truck, 5411 Empanadas,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jay Anthony Franke
    THIRTIES
  • 2010
    Age 37
    On March 4, 2010, Franke and the rest of the California Dreams cast reunited on the Jimmy Fallon show.
    More Details Hide Details Franke is a quality assurance engineer. Franke is hoping to start acting again in both America and Australia.
  • 2009
    Age 36
    Franke married his wife Tracey in her hometown of Melbourne on January 25, 2009.
    More Details Hide Details Franke created a Pilot and his wife Tracey produced it.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1991
    Age 18
    In addition to the role in California Dreams, he has acted on General Hospital, Married... with Children and the 1991 TV movie Earth Angel.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1972
    Born
    Born on May 17, 1972.
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