Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. For most of the series, he is the headmaster of the wizarding school Hogwarts; as part of his backstory, it is revealed that he is the founder and leader of the Order of the Phoenix, an organisation dedicated to fighting Lord Voldemort, the chief antagonist of the series. Dumbledore was portrayed by Richard Harris in the film adaptations of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. After Harris' death, Michael Gambon portrayed Dumbledore for all of the remaining Harry Potter films. Jude Law portrayed Dumbledore as a young man in the prequel film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Rowling stated she chose the name Dumbledore, a dialectal word for "bumblebee", because of Dumbledore's love of music: she imagined him walking around "humming to himself a lot". Rowling has stated that she enjoys writing Dumbledore because he "is the epitome of goodness."
She said that Dumbledore speaks for her, as he "knows pretty much everything" about the Harry Potter universe. Rowling mentioned that Dumbledore regrets "that he has always had to be the one who knew, who had the burden of knowing, and he would rather not know." As a mentor to the central character Harry Potter, "Dumbledore is a wise man who knows that Harry is going to have to learn a few hard lessons to prepare him for what may be coming in his life. He allows Harry to get into what he wouldn't allow another pupil to do, he unwillingly permits Harry to confront things he’d rather protect him from." In a 1999 interview, Rowling stated that she imagined Dumbledore "more as a John Gielgud type, you know, quite elderly and – and quite stately." During his time as a student, Dumbledore was in Gryffindor House. Rowling said in an interview. However, on her website, she states that Dumbledore was born in 1881, making him either 115 or 116 at the time of his death. On 19 October 2007, Rowling was asked by a young fan whether Dumbledore finds "true love".
Rowling said that she always thought of Dumbledore as being homosexual and that he had fallen in love with the corrupt wizard Gellert Grindelwald, Dumbledore's "great tragedy". Rowling explains this further by elaborating on the motivations behind Dumbledore's flirtation with the idea of wizard domination of Muggles: "He lost his moral compass when he fell in love and I think subsequently became mistrustful of his own judgement in those matters so became quite asexual, he led a celibate and a bookish life." In the opening chapter of the first novel of the series, Dumbledore arrives at number four, Privet Drive in Little Whinging, Surrey. When the evil wizard Lord Voldemort kills Harry's parents before being reduced to a lesser form, Dumbledore decides to place the now-orphaned Harry in the home of Vernon and Petunia Dursley, he knows that Harry will be protected by the special magic caused by his mother's sacrifice, after he evokes the magic of the bond of blood and Harry's aunt, his mother's sister, Petunia Evans Dursley, sealed it by accepting her nephew into her home.
This old magic of binding love renders Voldemort incapable of touching Harry. Dumbledore leaves Harry upon the doorstep of the Dursley home with a letter explaining the situation, he departs with the final phrase, "Good luck, Harry."When Harry arrives at Hogwarts, Dumbledore tells him about the secrets of the Mirror of Erised, claiming that when he looks into it, he sees himself "holding a pair of thick, woollen socks." Harry recalls in the final book that this was the only dishonest answer Dumbledore gave him. He is responsible for somehow enchanting the Mirror so that it hides the Philosopher's Stone and only someone who looked into the Mirror and whose desire was "to find the Stone... but not use it". The right person would receive it, as anybody else would only see themselves using the Stone due to the Mirror's special magic, he is called out to the Ministry of Magic by a false message on the night when Harry, his classmates Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, Hogwarts professor Quirinius Quirrell enter the dungeons to retrieve the Stone, but realises during the trip that he is needed at Hogwarts and returns in time to rescue Harry from Quirrell and Voldemort.
He has a final conversation with Harry after the events down in the dungeons and tells him that he is too young to understand why Voldemort is trying to kill him. In the second novel, a younger Dumbledore appears in a series of flashbacks, seen by Harry in a diary once owned by Tom Riddle, the most gifted student in Hogwarts’ history - and the future Lord Voldemort. Through the diary, Harry sees Riddle’s memory of Dumbledore questioning him about a series of attacks on Muggle-born students. In the present, Lucius Malfoy forces the school's other 11 governors to suspend Dumbledore as Headmaster in the wake of attacks by a basilisk in the school when the Chamber of Secrets is opened. Dumbledore is reinstated when the governors discover that Ginny Weasley was taken into the Chamber of Secrets and Lucius is found to have coerced the other governors into suspending him. At the beginning of the third novel, Dumbledore is forced to accept Dementors onto his school's grounds for the protection of his students from Sirius Black, a supposed murderer and accessory to murder, who had escaped from Azkaban.
After Black's breach into Hogwarts, Dumbledore issues orders to close every entrance to the school and grounds. After Harry falls off his broomstick during a Quidditch match because of the Dementors, Dumbledore becomes uncharacteristically angry with them and uses his wand to cause Harry to levitate safely to the ground. I
Night School is a 2018 American comedy film directed by Malcolm D. Lee and starring Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, Rob Riggle, Romany Malco, Taran Killam, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Al Madrigal, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Keith David, Anne Winters, Fat Joe, Ben Schwartz, Yvonne Orji, Bresha Webb. Hart produces the film alongside Will Packer, as well as co-wrote the script; the story follows a group of adults. The film was released in the United States by Universal Pictures on September 28, 2018, grossed over $103 million worldwide and received mixed to negative reviews from critics. In 2001, high school student Teddy Walker drops out of school when he finds himself unable to concentrate during a crucial test. Years in 2018, he works as a barbecue grill salesman while dating a wealthy woman named Lisa, having developed a careful financial strategy that allows him to maintain the illusion that he is better off than he is. However, his life falls apart just as he learns that he is going to inherit control of the store when the current manager retires.
As he proposes to Lisa in the shop, Teddy accidentally triggers an explosion when a champagne cork pops open a gas tank, with the manager taking the insurance from the explosion and promptly moving away to Florida. Now jobless, Teddy learns from his best friend Marvin that he could theoretically get a job at Marvin's financial investment firm, but it requires him to have a GED. Teddy goes to his old high school in the belief that he can just charm the new principal into giving him the relevant qualification, but this plan is ruined from the start with the discovery that the principal is Stewart, whom Teddy bullied when he was at school. Teddy is able to make arrangements to attend night school that semester taught by the unorthodox Carrie, but finds himself still frustrated by his old concentration issues. At the same time, he claims to Lisa that he has got the job working for Marvin, while secretly working at a local fast food restaurant to give himself some financial support; as the rest of the class struggle to cope, Teddy convinces them to join him in stealing the test answers.
When Carrie realizes what happened, Teddy is expelled from night school. When he returns to make a genuine appeal to Carrie that he wants to do better, she agrees to take Teddy back to night school if he gets tested for learning disabilities, allowing them to determine that he suffers from dyslexia and various processing issues. Carrie is able to devise new systems to help Teddy cope and he soon settles into the night school while genuinely befriending his classmates. With their last class on the night of the senior prom, Teddy suggests that the night school students attend the prom themselves. In the process, he is confronted by Lisa who Stewart brought to the school that night under the pretense of wanting corporate sponsorship to improve the school. Hurt at the revelation that Teddy was lying to her, Lisa breaks up with him, prompting a devastated Teddy to give up on night school and the GED. However, he is subsequently visited by Carrie and Stewart with the latter apologizing to Teddy as he realizes that he crossed too many lines in his desire for revenge.
Carrie convinces Teddy to return for the GED. Although Teddy does not pass the test with his classmates, he continues to persevere and completes the test after another four attempts. At graduation that semester, Teddy makes a speech on behalf of the other night school students about how they all prove that second chances are possible, witnessed by Lisa. After the ceremony, Teddy re-introduces himself, he asks her out and she accepts but he tells her she will have to pay for everything since he has no money. She responds affirmatively with "I figured" and "I got you". Kevin Hart as Teddy Walker, Denise's brother and Gladys's son, who worked as the mascot of Christian Chicken and has concentration issues. Back in high school, he was an arrogant popular jerk. Tiffany Haddish as Carrie, Teddy's unorthodox teacher. Taran Killam as Stewart, the school's strict principal, the school nerd that Teddy bullied when he was there. Ben Schwartz as Marvin, Teddy's best friend and an investment adviser who wants to give his pal a job but can't until Teddy passes his GED.
Rob Riggle as Mackenzie, a dimwitted but friendly man, one of Teddy's classmates. Megalyn Echikunwoke as Lisa King, Teddy's fiancée, who doesn't know at first that Teddy is enrolled in the night school Romany Malco as Jaylen, one of Teddy's classmates. Al Madrigal as Luis, a waiter, fired due to his reaction to Teddy's false claim, ends up as one of his classmates. Anne Winters as Mila, a deadpan hipster from a wealthy family, whose parents force her to get her GED at the night-school class. Fat Joe as Bobby, an inmate and one of Teddy's classmates via the internet. Mary Lynn Rajskub as Theresa, a hardworking mom with several kids. Keith David as Gerald Walker and Teddy's father and Gladys's husband. Owen Harn as Randy, Theresa's husband. Yvonne Orji as Maya, Lisa's friend. Bresha Webb as Denise Walker, Teddy's sister and Gerald and Gladys's daughter. Jeff Rose as Isaac, Teddy's boss at Christian Chicken. Donna Biscoe as Gladys Walker and Teddy's mother and Gerald's wife. Principal photography on the film began in Atlanta, Georgia in September 2017.
Night School grossed $77.3 million in the United States and Canada, $25.8 million in other territories for a total worldwide gross of $103.1 million, against a production budget of $29 million. In the United States and Canada, Night School was released alongside Smallfoot, Little Women and Hell Fest, was projected to gros
CBKF-FM is a Canadian radio station, which broadcasts the programming of Radio-Canada's Ici Radio-Canada Première network at 97.7 FM in Regina, Saskatchewan. The station was launched on April 24, 1975. In 1973, two years prior to the station's launch, the network purchased two established francophone community radio stations, CFRG in Gravelbourg and CFNS in Saskatoon, converted them to rebroadcasters of CBKF; the stations were recalled as CBKF-2, respectively. The CFRG calls are now used by a owned French-language community station in Gravelbourg operating at 93.1 FM. A community group in Prince Albert, the Société canadienne-française de Prince Albert holds a separate license to rebroadcast CBKF's programming in that city. On May 30, 2013, the CRTC approved the CBC's request to increase CBKF-FM's wattage from 13,700 watts to 22,300 watts, with a decrease in the effective height of antenna above average terrain from 153 to 146.2 metres. The station's current local programs are Point du jour, in the mornings from 6:00 a.m. to 9 a.m. and Pour faire un monde in the afternoons, 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Saturday morning program, Culture et confiture, originates from CBUF-FM Vancouver. On holidays, CKSB-10-FM produces holiday morning program for western Canada - Les matins de l'Ouest. Le retour de l'ouest, produced by Alberta's CHFA-FM, replaces regional drive programming on Première outlets in western Canada. For several years, CBKF-FM used to broadcast a Sunday morning Catholic Mass from the Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption Cathedral in Gravelbourg. Radio-Canada Saskatchewan CBKF-FM history – Canadian Communications Foundation CBKF-FM history – Canadian Communications Foundation CBKF-FM history – Canadian Communications Foundation Query the REC Canadian station database for CBKF-FM