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PAGE 8 POST-GAZETrE, MARCH 10, 2017 [iiii i "''''''''''""'ili[Thet'me'cme'thew"ru'" by oooMore,,o TOTALKO' M TH' ........ of shoes and ships and sealing wax of cabbages and kings !:: W.S......::.o: :r.:::s::::e. PAUL ANKA projections are much higher VISIT ffrATUE OF LIBERTY, MANC~ER BY TI'IE SEA (Blu-ray + DVD) Lionsgate Home Ent. Casey Afl]eck heads a power- house cast in this acclaimed and deeply moving film that garnered two Oscars, the first won by award-winning writer-director Kenneth Lonergan, who received the Oscar for "Best Original Screenplay," and the other by Aflieck for "Best Actor in a Lead- ing RoleY After a solitary Boston janitor (Affleck) unexpectedly becomes the sole guardian of his 16-year-old nephew, he must cometo terms with a past that separated him from his wife (Michelle Williams) and his hometown, as uncle and nephew unite for an unforgettable jour- ney of love, community, sacrifice and hope. TH~ KING OF NEW ORLEANS (DVD) Candy Factory F//ms Larry Shirt is a taxi driver whose passengers are the city's hustlers, tourists, socialites, musicians, housekeepers, weir- does, and reporters. Bobby Cohn, a college student home from school and in the middle of a personal crisis, is one of those passengers. The circumstances that bring them together lead to a bond that is ultimately turned upside-down by Hur- ricane Katrina, but instilled by the love of the city that they both call home. GRACE AND FRANKIE: S]~,ON TWO (DVD) /.Ao~ate + S~.ce Television Emmy-winners Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin return for an- other round of infectious laughs when Grace and Frank/e: Season Two arrives. After learning their e.x-husbands plan to marry one another, lifelong rivals Grace and Frankie have bonded in an uneasy friendship. The second season of this acclaimed comedy series brings more laughs and surprises as.Grace and Frankie tackle the challenges of family and relationships- while driv- ing each other crazy on a regular basis. MOONLIGHT (Blu-ray + DVD) Lionsyate Home 2~t. A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles three de- fining chapters in the life of a young black man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. The movie is anchored by ex- traordinary performances from a tremendous ensemble cast that includes Mahershala All, who received the Oscar for "Best Supporting Actor," while the film itself won the Oscar for "Best Picture." Barry Jenkins won the %Vriting (Adapted Screenplay)" award for Moonlight, a pro- foundly moving portrayal of the moments, people/and unknow- able forces that shape our lives and make us who we are. OIq~ICER DOWNE (Blu-my) Magnolia Home Ent. Take the ride along in a hyper- read Los Angeles for the story of a savage L.A. policeman who is repeatedly resurrec.ted and returned to active duty through dark science technology. When a rookie officer is recruited as backup, he discovers there's much more to the reputed super- cop than a mindless law enforce- merit- drorfe warring against a- twisted rogue gaJlery of over-the- COMING TO BEVERLY top super-villains. Singer Paul Anka will be doing corrRACT TO KILL (Blu-ray a show at the North Shore Music + DVl))/IAonsgate Home ~t. Theatre in Beverly on Sunday, In this international action- May 7th, at 7:30 pm. For further thriller, Steven Seagal stars as information, go to www.nsmt. Harmon, a CIA/DEA enforcer, org, or call 978-232-7200. investigating terrorists captured BROOKLINE SCHOOL OF in Mexico. With his team- ADULT EDUCATION seductive FBI agent Zara and Check this out. Over in spy-drone pilot Sharp -- he Brookline, the Adult Education flies to Istanbul and uncovers a Center has a couple of really brutal plot: Islamic extrem- good courses for all those ists plan to use Sonora drug- depressed liberals from thetown smuggling routes to bring deadly and probably could even attract weapons -- and leaders -- into fo'Iks from Cambridge and the U.S. To prevent an attack Somerville, too. Then, just in on America, Harmon must turn time for all those #Never Trump these two savage forces against resistors, there's a four day one another before his time -- course, "Living Free of Anxiety," and luck- runs out. and there's also "Happiness JIM: THE JAMES FOLEY 101," a one-day session. STORY (DVD) HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MV~I DR. SEUBS In August 2014, the video Dr. Seuss would have turned execution of American conflict 113 years old on Thursday, journalist James Foley by the March 2nd and, over at the militant group ISIS challenged Clifford "Marshall Elementary the world to deal with a new face School in Quincy, they of terror. But 40-year-old Foley celebrated Dr. Seuss Day. was more than just the victim of Students and staff got all this brutal killing. Seen through dressed-up for the celebration. the lens of filmmaker Brian They had ham sandwiches and Oakes, Foley's childhood friend, green scrambled eggs to honor Jim: The James Foley Story takes the old doc. lhad the ham viewers from small-town New sandwich, but passed on the England to the adrenaline-fueled green eggs. front lines of Libya and Syria, N.E.A.D. BINGO where Foley pushed the limits HUGE SUCCESS of danger to report on the plight I gotta be transparent here, of civilians impacted by war. I really hate bingo. I did as a The film culminates in Foley's kid and still do today. I can 2012 capture by ISIS and the remember my older relatives confusion and emotional up- (especially females) loved playing heaval that followed, ending in bingo, mostly at church halls for his tragic death nearly two years parish school fundraising. later. Foley's family, friends, and You could still smoke inside colleagues help tell Jim's story, the bingo hails back then, and while his fellow hostages reveal it was a giant social event. A the details of captivity with chili- blue tint would take over the ing immediacy. Gut-wrenching hall. I always felt like gas masks and powerfLd,-with unparalleled should be p.art of bingo. access, this film is a harrowing Today, bingo is no longer a chronicle of bravery, compas- staple of parish life, but it still sion and pain at the dawn of is very much part of the social America's war with ISIS. life of older folks. STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN- Recently, North End Against 1984-1989: LONgS"rAR (DVD) Drugs held its annual Adult ~I Bingo Fundraiser on January In the mid- 1970s, when Stevie 29~ at the Nazzaro Center and Ray Vaughan first emerged as it had one of the largest crowds a modem blues guitarist with in many years. unparalleled ability and passion 1-29, anyone? -- skills which distinguished his GOTTA STOP BY playing from that of just about SULLIVAN'S AT all his contemporaries, the blues CASTLE ISLAND world he presented had little Sullivan's opened up two impact in the mainstream mar- days earlier this year. I guess ket place. Despite his obvious maybe the warm weather played gifts, he struggled to secure a a role in moving the date back record deal. But by'the time from Saturday, February 25th, his debut album, 1983's Texas to Thursday, February 23~d. I F/ood, was finally released, the couldn't believe'the line, it was tide had turned and Stevie Ray some 3,000 folks waiting for not only became an intema- their half-priced hot dogs. tional phenomenon, but was I haven't got mine yet. No way also of paramount importance would I wait in a line that started in fl-le reVitalization of the blues at Sullivan's and traveled down genre. This film traces and re- to the L Street Bath House. After veals the full, previously untold, all, it is just a dog. story of Stevie Ray Vaughan's ARE THEY REALLY glory years, the period between LOOKING AT THE the release of his debut album NORTH-SOUTH RAIL LINK? and his tragic death in a he- State transportation officials licopter crash in 1989. This appear to be giving the long- film features rare film footage, proposed North-South Rail exclusive interviews with many Link between North and South close friends and confidantes, stations yet another umpteenth contributions from the industry look. Is this proposal 'really professionals and music writers financially worth warranting it who documented SRV's career to go forward? I think not, but as it unfolded, seldom seen pho- that's me. The proposal study tographs, and numerous other ~ cost $2 million. There is a features on the personal life and money debate going on. One side career of Stevie Ray during his says it should only cost between most fertileTand productive era. ' $2 and 3 billion;" the opposing at approximately $8 billion. ELLIS ISLAND AND Aggressive lobbying by U.S. 9/11 MEMORIAL MAY 13" Rep. Seth Moulton and former On Saturday, May 13th, the governors Michael Dukakis Quincy Council on Aging will and Bill Weld have brought this be taking a trip to New York Dracula idea back to life. City to see the above sites. A I agree with Paul Regan, bus will take folks to Battery executive director of the MBTA Park, where a ferry will trans- Advisory Board, who has said, port them to the Statue of "I don't think there's a critical Liberty and Ellis Island. After need for it, especially when returning to Battery Park, you compare it to other critical there will be a visit to the 9/11 needs. The MBTA would go Memorial. broke." OUCH[ Departure will be at 6:00 am HAPPY BEL&TED BIRTHDAY from Pageant Field, Quincy, and TO SAL SANTORO the group is expected to return To Talk of Many Th/ngs sends to Quincy at approximately out belated birthday wishes to 10:30 pro. For more details, call Sal Santoro, who turned 103 the Quincy Council on Aging at back on February 4th. 617-376-1506. MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed General Bids for MPA Contract No. W243-CI, RECONSTRUCT TAXIWAY B BETWEEN RUNWAY 29 AND TAXIWAY F, WORCESTER REGIONAL AIRPORT, WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS, will be received by the Massachusetts Port Authority at the Capital Programs Department Office, Suite 209S, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, East Boston, Massachusetts 02128-2909, until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY APRIL 5, 2017, immediately after which, in a designated room, the pmpnsal will be opened and read publicly. NOTE: PRE BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE WORCESTER REGIONAL AIRPORT, AIRPORT DIRECTOR'S OFFICE, 2ND FLOOR, TERMINAL BUILDING, 375 AIRPORT DRIVE, WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETrS, AT 9:00 AM LOCAL TIME ON THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017. The work includes BITUMINOUS CONCRETE PAVEMENT MILLING; HOT MIX BITUMINOUS CONCRETE INLAY; PAVEMENT MARKINGS; RUNWAY/TAXIWAY LIGHTING AND INFRASTRUCTURE; GUIDANCE SIGN MODIFICATION/REMOVAL; TOPSOIL AND SEED; EROSION CONTROL; AND CHAIN LINK FENCE REPAIR. Bid documents will be made available beginning WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2617. Bid Documents in electronic format may be obtained free of charge at the Authority's Capttal Programs Department Office, together with any addenda or amendments, which the Authority may issue and a printed copy of the Proposal form. The estimated contract cost is TWO MILUON, FIVE-HUNDRED THOUSAND OOLLARS ( ,S00,000.00). k proposal guaranty shall be submitted with each General Bid consislJng of a bid deposit for five (5) percent of the value of the bid; when sub-bids are required, each must be aceompan~d by a deposit equal to five (5) percent of the sub-bid amount, in tbe form of a bid bond, or cash, or a certified check, or a treasurers or a cashier's check isuued by a rasponsible bank or trust company, payable to the Massachusetts Port Authority in ~ name of which the Contract for the work is to be executed. The bid depoeit shall be (a) in a form setistectory to tbe Authority, (b) with a surety compeny quatified to do business in the Commonwealth and ~ to the Authority, and (c) cond~ upon the faitldui performance by tbe pfincipel of the agreeroents onntalned in the bid. Bidders must submit a Buy American Cedificate with all bids or oftere on AlP funded projects. Bids that are not ancempenied by a completsd Buy Aroedcen C, erlfficete must be rejectsd as nonreapomive. The succeseful Bidder will be required to furnish a perforrnance bond and a labor and materials payment bond, each in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract pdce. The surety sh~dl be a surety company or securities salislmctory to the Authority. Nba~on is caUed to the m~mum rate of wages to be paid on the work as daten~ned under the prov~ of Chapter 149, Massachusetts General Laws, Section 26 to 27G, inclusive, as amended. The Contractor will be required to pay minimum wages in accordance with the schedules listed in Division II, Special Provisions of the Specifications, which wage rates have been predetermined by the U.S. Secretanj of Labor and/or the Commissioner of Labor and Industries of Massachusetts, whichever is greater. The successful Bidder will.be required to purchase and maintain Bodily Injury Uability Insurance and Property Damage Liability Insurance for a combined single limit of $3,000,000.00. Said policy shall be on an occurrence basis and the Authority shall be included as an Additional Insured. See the insurance sections of Division I, General Requirements and Division II, Special Provisions for complete details. This contract is subject to a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise parl~petion provision mquidng that not less than SEVEN AND SEVEN TENTHS PERCENT (7.'/%) of the Contract be peflon~d by disadvantaged business enterprise conVaot0ra. Wdh respect to this provision, bidders are urged to familiarize themselves thoroughly with the Bidding Documents. Strict compliance with the pertinent procedures will be required for a bidder to be deemed responsive and eligible. This Contract is also subject to Affirma~e Action requirements of the Massachusetts Pod Authority contained in Article 84 of the General Requirements and Covenants, and to the Secretary of Labor's Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Opportunity and the Standard Federal Equal Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications (Executive Order 11246). The General Contractor is required.to submit a Certification of Non-Segregated Fadlitles prior to award of the Contract, and to notify prospecUve sub-contractors of the requirement for such certification where the sub-contract exceeds $10,000. A Contractor having fifty (50) or more employees and his sub-centractors having fifty (50) or mere employees who may be awarded a sub-contract of $50,00Oor more will, within one hundred twenty (120) days from the contract commencement, be required to develop a written affirmative action compliance program for each of its establishments. Compliance Reports- Within thirty (30) days of the award of this Contract the Contractor shall file a compliance report (Standard Form [SF 100]) if: (a) The Contractor has not submitted a complete compliance report within twelve (12) months preceding the date of award, and (b) The Contractor is within the definition of =employer" in Paragraph 2c(3) of the instructions included in SF100. The contractor shall require the sub-.conbactor on any first-tier sub-conbacts, irrespective of the dollar amount, to file SF 100 within thirty (30) days after the award of the sub-contracts, if the above two conditions apply. SF 100 will be fumisbed upon request. SF 100 is normally fumisbed Contractors annually, based on a mailing list currently maintained by the Joint Reporting Committee. In the event a contractor has not received the form, he may obtain it by writing to the following address: Joint Reporting Committee 1800 G Street Washington, DC 20506 Complete information and authorization to view the site may be obtained from the Capital Programs Department Office at the Massachusetts Port Authority. The right is reserved to waive any informality in or reject any or all proposals. MA88ACHUSETrS PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS P. GLYNN CEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 3/10/2017 WWW.BOSTONPOSTGAZETTE.COM