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Acid Tests

The Acid Tests were a series of parties held by author Ken Kesey in the San Francisco Bay Area during the mid-1960s, centered on the use of, advocacy of, the psychedelic drug LSD known as "acid". LSD was not made illegal in California until October 6, 1966; the name "Acid Test" was coined by Kesey, after the term "acid test" used by gold miners in the 1850s. He began throwing parties at his farm at California; the Merry Pranksters were central to organizing the Acid Tests, including Pranksters such as Lee Quarnstrom and Neal Cassady. Other people, such as LSD chemists Owsley Stanley and Tim Scully, were involved as well. Kesey took the parties to public places, advertised with posters that read, "Can you pass the acid test?", the name was popularized in Tom Wolfe's 1968 book, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. Musical performances by the Grateful Dead were commonplace, along with black lights, strobe lights, fluorescent paint; the Acid Tests are notable for their influence on the LSD-based counterculture of the San Francisco area and subsequent transition from the beat generation to the hippie movement.

The Jefferson Airplane song "A Song for All Seasons" mentions the Acid Tests. 1965 27 November. A flyer of the Warlocks, shows they played at Soquel as the Warlocks on November 27. There is no evidence this flyer is genuine, several witnesses confirm that the Warlocks / Grateful Dead did not play at Soquel, but that they did mess around with Prankster instruments. In his book, Phil Lesh confirms that he attended:'We were at the first Test not to play, but just to feel it out, we hadn't brought any instruments or gear' Most Phil Lesh, Bob Weir and Jerry Garcia, members of the future Grateful Dead did attend this party. 4 December. It was a three-day event that, in conjunction with The Merry Pranksters, brought together the nascent hippie movement for the first time; the Trips Festival was held at the Longshoreman's Hall in San Francisco in January 1966. Counterculture sound engineer Ken Babbs is credited for the sound systems he created for the Trips Festival. Prior to Babbs' creation, it was discovered that particular music sounded distorted when cranked to high levels because of the cement floor on the San Francisco Longshoreman's Union Hall.

Babbs being a sound engineer resolved the problem. He made. Organized by Stewart Brand, Ken Kesey, Owsley Stanley, Zach Stewart and others, ten thousand people attended this sold-out event, with a thousand more turned away each night. On Saturday January 22, the Grateful Dead and Big Brother and the Holding Company came on stage, 6,000 people arrived to imbibe punch spiked with LSD and to witness one of the first developed light shows of the era. Big Brother and the Holding Company was formed at the Trips Festival. In the audience was painter and jazz drummer David Getz, who soon joined the band. Ken Kesey Merry Pranksters Grateful Dead Electric Kool Aid Acid Test Owsley Stanley Lee Quarnstrom List of historic rock festivals Wolfe, Tom; the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. Lesh, Phil. "The Acid Test Chronicles - Page 16 - Portland Oregon - 6th Acid Test - Jan. 15, 1966". Acid Test Chronicles. Archived from the original on 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2012-04-09

Loaded Gun (album)

Loaded Gun is the debut album from Canadian rock band Gloryhound. The album was recorded at The Farm Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia and was produced and recorded by Garth Richardson and mixed by Bob Ezrin. Evan Meisner – vocals, rhythm guitar, piano David Casey – lead guitar, vocals Shaun Hanlon – drums, percussion Jeremy MacPherson – bass guitar Garth Richardson – production, Bob Ezrin – audio mixing at Anarchy Studios Nashville, Tennessee Ben Kaplan – Recording and digital editing, keyboards Josh Guillaume – Assistant recorder, mixing engineer Griffin Bargholz – Assistant recorder Flavio Cirillo – Drum tech Jarod Snowdon – Mixing engineer Justin Cortelyou – Mixing engineer Brock McFarlane – Mastering at CPS Mastering Alex MacAskill – Artwork and layout Dirty Harry – Photography Leigh Righton – Photography Nathan Quinn – A&R

Santo Spirito dei Napoletani

Santo Spirito dei Napoletani is a Roman Catholic church on via Giulia, in the Regola regione of Rome. It was the national church of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies and is now the regional church for Campania. In Pope Pius V's catalogue of churches, this church is known as'S. Aura in strada Iulia' and was part of a monastery, it was dedicated to a martyr from Ostia. In the 14th century it was known as'Sant'Eusterio', as a result of the catalogue of Cencio Camerario and of the anonymous Turin catalogue, which states "Ecclesia s. Austerii de campo Senensi habet unum sacerdotem". By 1572 the church was in a poor state - that year, it and the monastery were assigned to the Confraternity of the Holy Spirit of the Neapolitans; the Confraternity demolished the existing church and built a new one dedicated to the Holy Spirit, inaugurated in 1574. The church was rebuilt twice more, to designs by Domenico Fontana or Ottaviano Mascherino at the end of the 16th century. At the beginning of the 18th century it was given a major redesign by Carlo Fontana.

Antonio Cipolla carried out major restorations to the interior and rebuilt the facade in 1853. It was the burial place of Francis II of the Two Sicilies, his wife Maria Sophie and their three-month-old only daughter Cristina, it was the national church for the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies from 1934 until 1984, when the three royal burials were transferred to Santa Chiara in Naples. The church was closed for thirty years due to water leaks and its abandoned state, but was restored in the 1980s and reopened for worship in 1986. Mariano Armellini, Le chiese di Roma dal secolo IV al XIX, Roma 1891 Christian Hulsen, Le chiese di Roma nel Medio Evo, Firenze 1927 F. Titi, Descrizione delle Pitture, Sculture e Architetture esposte in Roma, Roma 1763 P. Di Giammaria, Spirito Santo dei Napoletani, Fratelli Palombi Editori, Roma 1999 C. Rendina, Le Chiese di Roma, Newton & Compton Editori, Milano 2000 M. Quercioli, Rione VII Regola, in AA. VV, I rioni di Roma, Newton & Compton Editori, Milano 2000, Vol. II, pp. 448–498

International Cotton Exposition

International Cotton Exposition was a world's fair held in Atlanta, from October 5 to December 31 of 1881. The location was along the Western & Atlantic Railroad tracks near the present-day King Plow Arts Center development in the West Midtown area, it planned to show the progress made since the city's destruction during the Battle of Atlanta and new developments in cotton production. It demonstrated the rebirth of Atlanta and the South by announcing an end to the Reconstruction Era and the sectional hostilities that had plagued the nation for several decades. Placed a short train ride from downtown, it was designed so that the largest building could be used as a cotton mill. A quarter of a million people attended, generating between $220,000 and $250,000 in receipts, split evenly between sales and gate receipts; the idea of holding such an exhibition in the South was first suggested by Edward Atkinson of New York, who in August 1880 wrote a letter to a New York journal discussing the great waste incident to the methods in use in the gathering and handling of the cotton crop and suggested the exhibition, to bring all of those interested in the production of this great Southern staple for the purpose of improvement.

The Atlanta Constitution republished the letter and urged the importance of some action in regard thereto. A few weeks after the publication of this letter it was announced that Atkinson was about to make a Southern trip for the purpose of putting the suggestion into form. H. I. Kimball, being impressed with the importance of the enterprise and acquainted with Atkinson, invited him to Atlanta to address the people on the subject. Atkinson accepted this invitation, at the solicitation of many prominent citizens of Atlanta he delivered, on October 28, 1880, an address in the state Senate chamber, in which he advocated Atlanta as the proper place in which to hold a cotton exhibition, such as would result in devising improved methods in the cultivation of the cotton as well as to be a stimulus to the entire industrial development of this section. Early that November, James W. Nagle and J. W. Ryckman came to Atlanta to ascertain what action the citizens proposed to take in the matter. At their suggestion several preliminary meetings were held.

A committee consisting of Governor A. H. Colquitt, Mayor W. L. Calhoun, ex-Governor R. B. Bullock, J. W. Ryckman was appointed to prepare a plan for preliminary organization, which resulted in the formation of such an organization and the election of Senator Joseph E. Brown, president. In February 1881, the chamber of commerce proposed and a corporation was organized under the general law, a charter was obtained from the court; the Atlanta incorporators were those above plus R. F. Maddox, Benjamin E. Crane, Evan P. Howell, M. C. Kiser, Robert J. Lowry, Sidney Root, Campbell Wallace, J. F. Cummings, W. P. Inman, J. C. Peck, L. P. Grant, W. A. Moore, G. J. Foreacre, Richard Peters and E. P. Chamberlin. Associated with them were citizens of several other counties in Georigia and of the states of Pennsylvania, Virginia and South Carolina, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island and of London, England, thus equipped the new enterprise commenced active operations. At first it was only contemplated that the exposition should be confined to cotton and all pertaining thereto, in its culture, manufacture, etc.

The capital stock of the corporation was fixed at $100,000 in shares of $100. As the work advanced, as the country became interested in the subject, it was decided to open its doors for the admission of all products from every section, the capital stock was therefore to $200,000. H. I Kimball was elected chairman of the 25 member executive committee whose mission was to raise the money, it was believed if Atlanta subscribed one-third the amount required, other cities interested in the successes of the enterprise would contribute the balance. A canvass of the city was made, in one day the amount proportioned to Atlanta was secured. Kimball was authorized to endeavor to interest them in the undertaking, he visited fifty-three shares of stock. The gratifying result of Kimball's work in the North and the apparent interest manifested by the whole country caused the executive committee to take immediate steps to put the whole work of organizing and conducting the enterprise in hand. Kimball was named director-general and CEO.

Oglethorpe Park was selected as the site of the exposition. It belonged to the city and was located two and one half miles northwest from the railroad depot, on the line of the Western & Atlantic Railroad; this park was laid out and improved under the direction of Kimball, in 1870 for the use of agricultural fairs, but the work of adapting the grounds and erecting the necessary buildings for the exposition was not an easy task. The work was begun under Kimball's direction and pushed to completion and made ready in ample time for the opening of the exposition; the main building was constructed after a general model of a cotton factory, as suggested by Atkinson, the form being a Greek cross, the transept nearly half the length, the agricultural and carriage annexes extending along the southern side, the mineral and woods department forming an annex at the extreme western end of the building. Its extreme length was seven hundred and twenty feet, the length of the transport four hundred feet, the width of the arms ninety-six feet.

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Jag trodde änglarna fanns

"Jag trodde änglarna fanns" is a song written by William Kristoffersen, recorded as a vocal duet by Kikki Danielsson and Ole Ivars in 1999, becoming a major hit in Norway. The song appeared on Danielsson's 1999 compilation album I mitt hjärta and Ole Ivars' studio album Ole Ivars i 2000 1999, it was released in Norway in 1999 as the B-side for the Ole Ivars single "I mitt hjärta brinner lågan" a duet with Danielsson. In 2011, Danielsson re-recorded the song for her album Första dagen på resten av mitt liv; the song has been recorded by Claes Lövgrens on the 2002 album Rosor från himlen. and Matz Bladhs in 2006. It was recorded by Bengt Hennings on the 2009 album Låt kärleken slå till. In 2013, Ole Ivars recorded the song with Lynn Anderson, in English as "You Are the Light of My Life". In May 2017, the song was recorded by Kamferdrops in a more modern version and on 12 May the same year it was released in Norway and Sweden. Kamferdrops made her first live appearance with the song at TV4:s Sommarkrysset on 10 June that year

Members of the Western Australian Legislative Council, 1904–1906

This is a list of members of the Western Australian Legislative Council from 30 May 1904 to 21 May 1906. The chamber had thirty seats made up of ten provinces each electing three members, on a system of rotation whereby one-third of the members would retire at each biennial election. 1 On 9 July 1904, East Province MLC Edward Vivien Harvey Keane died. Vernon Hamersley won the resulting by-election on 5 August 1904. 2 On 10 August 1904, Central Province MLC John Drew was appointed Minister for Lands in the new Ministry led by Labor premier Henry Daglish. He was therefore required to resign and contest a ministerial by-election, at which he was returned unopposed on 27 August 1904. 3 On 25 August 1905, Metropolitan-Suburban Province MLC Walter Kingsmill was appointed Colonial Secretary and Minister for Education in the new Ministry led by Cornthwaite Rason. He was therefore required to resign and contest a ministerial by-election, at which he was returned unopposed on 6 September 1905. Black, David.

Legislative Council of Western Australia: membership register, electoral law and statistics, 1890-1989. Perth: Parliamentary History Project. ISBN 0-7309-3641-4. Hughes, Colin A.. Voting for the Australian State Upper Houses, 1890-1984. Canberra: Australian National University. ISBN 0-909779-18-X