Year 959 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. April/May – The Byzantines refuse to pay the yearly tribute. A Hungarian army led by Apor, invades Thrace, he plunders its territories until reaching Constantinople. On his way back, Apor is defeated during a night attack by Byzantine forces. November 9 – Emperor Constantine VII Porphyrogennetos dies at Constantinople after a 46-year reign, he is succeeded by his 21-year-old son Romanos II as ruler of the Byzantine Empire. Winter – Romanos II appoints Leo Phokas to commander of the Byzantine field army in the West; the Phokas clan becomes one of the leading families in Constantinople. Bruno I, archbishop and duke of Lotharingia resigns, his brother, King Otto I divides the duchy in two parts – Upper Lorraine and Lower Lorraine. He appoints Godfrey I as margraves. Pietro III Candiano, doge of Venice, dies after a 17-year reign, he is succeeded by his son Pietro IV Candiano, who breaks off his campaign in Spoleto on behalf of King Berengar II of Italy and returns to Venice.
Pietro IV Candiano divorces his wife Joanna for political reasons and banishes her as nun to the monastery of San Zaccaria. October 1 – King Eadwig dies after a 4-year reign, he is succeeded by his 16-year-old brother Edgar I, who completes the unification of England, when Northumbria submits to his rule. Dunstan, bishop of Worcester and London, is appointed by Edgar I as archbishop of Canterbury and becomes his chief adviser. April 12 – En'yū, emperor of Japan Yeshe-Ö, Tibetan lama-king Zhao Defang, prince of the Song Dynasty July 27 – Chai Rong, emperor of Later Zhou October 1 – Eadwig, king of England October 3 – Gérard of Brogne, Frankish abbot November 9 – Constantine VII, Byzantine emperor Ælfsige, archbishop of Canterbury Chen Jue, Chinese official and chief of staff Donnchadh mac Urchadh, king of Maigh Seóla Han Yanhui, Chinese Khitan chancellor Pietro III Candiano, doge of Venice Song Qiqiu, Chinese chief strategist
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A Beautiful Now is a 2015 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Daniela Amavia and starring Abigail Spencer. It is Amavia's directorial debut. Abigail Spencer as Romy Hana Hayes as Young Romy Cheyenne Jackson as David Collette Wolfe as Ella Elena Satine as Jaki Sonja Kinski as Jessica Patrick Heusinger as Aaron Guy Burnet as Steve John Patrick Amedori as Chris Deborah Geffner as David's mother Ali Cobrin as Tracey Assaf Cohen as Ali Bobby Slayton as Mr. Rich Jordan Black as Cody Victor Turpin as Ricardo Keith Watson of Slant Magazine awarded the film one and a half stars out of four. A Beautiful Now on IMDb A Beautiful Now at Rotten Tomatoes
Weapon Zero is a science fiction/superhero comic book series created by Joe Benitez and Marc Silvestri. It was published by Top Cow Productions in the 1990s; the production changed hands after issue #4. Weapon Zero launched in June 1995 with a five issue mini-series prologue; this prologue deviated from traditional numbering of each comic in that it started with #T-4 and counted down to #0. It was followed up in March 1996 with an ongoing series. Three astronauts are sent to investigate strange energy readings received from the moon's dark side, they discover. Unrah and Juarez are killed, while Col. Tyson Stone escaped, he is infected with T'srri bio-tech, namely a master logic module; when he returns home, his wife Lorelei reveals herself as a Batai, an alien race, at war with the T'srri. She cleanses Stone of the T'srri mindworm, starting to take over him. Meanwhile, the T'srri on the base begin to awaken from cold sleep; these are humans, abducted over a period of 2000 years. They are now being converted by the bio-tech to serve as T'srri.
Three children and a dog escape this process: Kikuyo, Jamie and Janus are physically altered and gain unique powers, but retain their identities. Back on Earth, Lorelei explains to Stone a little of the war and that new warriors were being sought to fight the T'srri, they are interrupted by N'golth, the T'srri commander of the moonbase, who has come to reclaim the master logic module as he needs this in order to summon the main T'srri force through a dimensional gate. Lorelei is killed. N'golth takes Stone back to the base, attempts to extract the module from his brain; however Stone escapes using Lorelei’s battle-staff, which merges with him to become a symbiotic armour. He teleports to Earth taking the kids with him. N'golth makes preparations to create a new module from scanned data, has Lorelei reanimated as a T'srri. Lorelei tracks Stone through the energy signature of the teleport, attempts to capture them; however they escape, this time hide their signal from her. They locate the crash site of two warships which had collided and fallen to Earth, obtain an anti-matter device on board.
They return with this hoping to destroy the T'srri base, but are recaptured and Lorelei reclaims her armour from Stone. By this time, recreation of the module is complete, N'golth uses it to summon the T'srri Seneschal to Earth, he shows off Lorelei to the Seneschal and explains his intention to convert Stone and the children into T'srri as a unit, with Lorelei placed as commander. He names this unit Weapon Zero. Meanwhile, Janus shape-shifts out of his restraints and releases the others, Stone finds that he can regenerate another version of his lost Batai armour. Weapon Zero damages the gate before the waiting T'srri can come through. To prevent his failure being reported, N'golth attempts to kill the Seneschal, who escapes back through the gate. N'golth is unconcerned. Meanwhile, Stone faces Lorelei, activates the anti-matter device still in her armour. Weapon Zero teleports away. Stone brings the kids to his home. Finding that none of Stone's friends and neighbours know who he is, they camp outside for the night and in the morning meet an army squad led by Major Arbuckle, who have been sent to investigate after the explosion at the site of Stone's mission to the moon.
They are interrupted and captured by a covert organisation calling themselves the Arsenal Of Democracy, who have arrived for the same reason. They bring Weapon Zero to a secret facility beneath the Potomac river and brainwash Stone into working for them; when Weapon Zero break free, he is sent against them. However, Stone has been feigning his indoctrination, they rescue Arbuckle. They surface on the river and are rescued by helicopters; when the army returns to investigate the Potomac, they find no sign the base had been there. Weapon Zero travel to the Kofuku clan territory, Kikuyo's family, in hopes of finding treasure with which they can support themselves. On arrival, they find. After a brief confrontation, they flee, Kikuyo leads them through a secret tunnel, they head to the hills behind the castle, to a cemetery where Kikuyo locates a hidden compartment within a false grave. Instead of treasure they find a samurai's ancient armour. After they camp for the night, Kikuyo slips off alone to think.
She meets an old woman and several more Yakuza, learns that many of the Yakuza here are descended from the Kofuku clan. Kikuyo introduces Weapon Zero as her new family, they depart on good terms. Before she leaves, Kikuyo lets; the grateful clan present Weapon Zero with a Swiss bank account. Weapon Zero are attacked by Lorelei's father Ansh'r in a bid for revenge for his daughter's death; however he turns out to be testing Stone's combat capability, as well as testing his reactions to determine whether he was compromised by the T'srri tech. Having satisfied himself of Stone's integrity, he teleports Weapon Zero to The Regulus. There, he secretly runs a similar test on the children while he explains to Stone the events of the Batai/T'srri war. With this done, he introduces them to Lilith, he informs them all of the threat posed to Earth by a Berserker, an powerful T'srri foe which crash landed in Roswell in 19
The 5th Annual M. A. M. A. Awards was held on January 2016, at Žalgiris Arena in Kaunas, Lithuania. Note: Winners are listed in bold. Alina Orlova Girmantė Jurga Šeduikytė Monika Linkytė Monika Liu Edgaras Lubys Jurgis Didžiulis Markas Palubenka Tomas Sinickis Vaidas Baumila Antikvariniai Kašpirovskio Dantys Deeper Upper Garbanotas Bosistas Monika Liu Z On A Jurga Šeduikytė Leon Somov & Jazzu Monika Linkytė SEL Vaidas Baumila BIX Rebelheart Siela Tomas Sinickis Freaks On Floor Aistė Smilgevičiūtė & SKYLĖ Alina Orlova ba. Garbanotas Bosistas Vidas Bareikis Beissoul & Einius Deep Shoq GeraiGerai Jazzyvile Proper Heat Dee & Kamy G&G Sindikatas Lilas & Innomine MC Mesijus & Münpauzn Omerta Aistė Smilgevičiūtė & SKYLĖ BIX Garbanotas Bosistas Leon Somov & Jazzu SEL Antis Džordana Butkutė Gytis Paškevičius Marijonas Mikutavičius SEL Tomas Sinickis – Mylimas Vyras Ir Sūnus MC Mesijus & Münpauzn – #UZGROTU Garbanotas Bosistas – Above Us Leon Somov & Jazzu – Istorijos Freaks On Floor – Life Markas Palubenka – Puzzleman BIX – RAY G&G Sindikatas – Revoliucijos Garso Takelis Aistė Smilgevičiūtė & SKYLĖ – Vilko Vartai Monika Linkytė – Walk With Me Lilas & Innomine – „Karina“ Monika Linkytė – „Po dangum“ Leon Somov & Jazzu – „Po mano oda“ Monika Linkytė & Vaidas Baumila – „This Time“ Marijonas Mikutavičius – „Tu čia, tu čia“ Markas Palubenka – „A Woman Of Stone“ Vaidas Baumila – „Ant Mašinos Stogo“ Antikvariniai Kašpirovskio Dantys – „Į Venesuelą“ The Roop – „Not Too Late“ Deeper Upper – „Unity“ Aistė Smilgevičiūtė & SKYLĖ Leon Somov Nerija Official website
Trixie Mattel is the drag persona of Brian Michael Firkus, an American drag queen, singer-songwriter and television personality from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mattel is known for being the winner of the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, for placing sixth on the seventh season of RuPaul's Drag Race. Mattel co-hosts the web series UNHhhh and its Viceland follow-up The Trixie & Katya Show alongside Katya Zamolodchikova, her first studio album, Two Birds, was released in 2017, followed by her second album, One Stone, in 2018. Her third album, Barbara was released February 7, 2020. Mattel is the CEO of Trixie Cosmetics, her cosmetics brand. Firkus was born in Wisconsin, he comes from a Native American family living in Crivitz, Wisconsin. He had an abusive stepfather who would call him a "trixie" when he acted feminine, which would inspire his drag name, he went by the name Cupcake before deciding on Trixie Mattel. After graduating high school, Firkus attended the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, where he received a BFA in Music Theatre and was introduced to drag while performing in a production of The Rocky Horror Show at the Oriental Theatre.
He first performed in drag at LaCage NiteClub in Milwaukee. Firkus became a staple of the Milwaukee drag scene while performing in Chicago alongside other acts introduced on RuPaul's Drag Race, such as Kim Chi. In 2014, Firkus attended The Institute of Beauty and Wellness before withdrawing that same year to participate in RuPaul's Drag Race; as a competitor in Season 7 of RuPaul's Drag Race, Mattel was eliminated in episode four and reentered the competition in episode eight by winning the "Conjoined Twins" challenge with Pearl Liaison. Mattel was once again eliminated in episode 10, placing sixth overall and becoming the first queen to last more than one episode after returning to the competition. Mattel returned for the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars, which started airing on January 25, 2018. On March 15, 2018, her fellow competitors voted for her to advance to the final two, where she won against runner-up Kennedy Davenport in the final lipsync battle, she competed in the 2018 television special RuPaul's Drag Race Holi-slay Spectacular and won alongside the other competitors.
After competing on Drag Race, on December 31, 2015, Mattel guest starred in a special edition of WOWPresents' Fashion Photo Review with fellow season seven contestant Katya Zamolodchikova, which launched UNHhhh, that premiered on March 25, 2016. The duo went on to star in The Trixie & Katya Show, which premiered on Viceland on November 15, 2017. In November 2017, Trixie and Katya starred in a drag stage adaptation of the 1997 cult film Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, entitled Trixie and Katya's High School Reunion. Mattel has toured around the world with her stand-up comedy show called "Ages 3 and Up". In October 2017, Mattel streamed on the live video gaming platform Twitch alongside 8BitDylan to raise money for the GaymerX foundation and many other charities before and since. Trixie has toured on the "Haters Roast: The Shady Tour" with other queens from RuPaul's Drag Race, such as Jinkx Monsoon and Thorgy Thor for their 2017 and 2018 alumni tours. In February 2018, she announced her new comedy tour "Now with Moving Parts", which began in April 2018.
A documentary film titled Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2019, screened until May 2019. It documents Mattel as she embarks on her "Moving Parts" tour following her All Stars win, as well as her personal struggles; the documentary will be available on Video On Demand platforms on December 3, 2019. An accompanying acoustic soundtrack is set for release in December. On May 1, 2019, Mattel announced that she will be releasing her make-up brand "Trixie Cosmetics" that month, with the products launching at RuPaul's DragCon LA on May 24, 2019. In June 2019, Mattel was one of 37 queens to be featured on the cover of New York Magazine. Mattel's first comedy special, Trixie Mattel: Skinny Legend, aired on OutTV in Canada on September 26, 2019. Mattel released the country folk album Two Birds in May 2017, her second album, One Stone, was released on March 15, 2018, the same night as the RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars finale. Speaking to Rolling Stone, Mattel listed her primary influences as June Carter Cash and Dolly Parton and states that she grew up on the music of George Jones, Conway Twitty and Johnny Cash.
She is a fan of Jason Isbell, Kris Kristofferson, Aimee Mann and Kacey Musgraves. In a September 2018 interview with Billboard, she announced that she is working on her third studio album that will feature an "electro-folk" sound and is going to be called Barbara. "Yellow Cloud" was released as the first single from the album on May 17, 2019, though it was revealed to be a non-album single. On January 10, 2020, the album's release date was confirmed for February 7, 2020, alongside the album tracklist. Firkus is gay, he has been in a three-year relationship with filmmaker David Silver, the producer of his documentary, Moving Parts. He is a vegetarian. Trixie Mattel has an obsession over Barbie Dolls, owning a wide collection of Barbies in her Los Angeles home. Two Birds One Stone Barbara Ages 3 and Up Now with Moving Parts Tour Super Bowl Cut Skinny Legend Tour Grown Up Tour UNHhhh Tour Brian Firkus on IMDb Mar, Pollo Del. "'Drag Race' Star Trixie Mattel's Campy Look, Quirky Style Saved Her Love for Drag".
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