The Arrowverse is an American media franchise and a shared universe, centered on various interconnected television series airing on The CW and web series airing on CW Seed. The series were developed by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg, Geoff Johns, Ali Adler, Phil Klemmer, Salim Akil and Caroline Dries, based on characters appearing in publications by DC Comics. Set in a shared fictional multiverse much like the DC Universe and DC Multiverse in comic books, it was established by crossing over common plot elements, settings and characters that span six live-action television series and two animated series; the franchise began with Arrow, based on the character Green Arrow, which debuted in October 2012. It was followed by The Flash in 2014, the animated web-series Vixen in 2015; the franchise was further expanded in 2016, when in January of that year a new series titled Legends of Tomorrow debuted, starring characters that appeared on both Arrow and The Flash. That year, the CBS series Supergirl, having crossed-over with The Flash, was moved to The CW for its second season, where it has remained since.
A second animated web-series, Freedom Fighters: The Ray, was released in 2017, which followed Ray Terrill / The Ray, who would make a live-action appearance during that year's crossover event "Crisis on Earth-X". In addition to the live-action and web-based series, the franchise has spawned three promotional tie-in live-action web series, Blood Rush, Chronicles of Cisco, The Flash: Stretched Scenes. A fifth series, premiered in 2019. Since 2014, there has been a yearly crossover event involving many of the live-action series of the Arrowverse. Additionally, Matt Ryan has reprised his role as John Constantine from the NBC series Constantine in guest appearances in episodes of Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow, before becoming a series regular for the latter, in addition to continuing storylines from the former series; the 2018 and 2019 crossovers, "Elseworlds" and "Crisis on Infinite Earths" saw multiple DC television series and films be retroactively added to the franchise's multiverse. "Crisis on Infinite Earths" rebooted the multiverse, which saw Supergirl join the other live-action series on a new fictional earth along with the series Black Lightning, separate up to this point.
The franchise has been successful, creating a large fandom around the world and has received positive reviews, where critics praised the themes, action sequences and character development. In January 2012, The CW ordered a pilot for Arrow, revolving around the character Green Arrow and developed by Andrew Kreisberg, Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim. Stephen Amell was cast in the titular role; when developing the series, Guggenheim said that the creative team wanted to "chart own course, own destiny", avoid any direct connections to the series Smallville, which featured its own Green Arrow. In July 2013, it was announced that Berlanti and Geoff Johns would be creating a spin-off television series based on The Flash; the character, played by Grant Gustin, was set to appear in three episodes of Arrow's second season. The third episode was supposed to act as a backdoor pilot for the new series, but a traditional pilot was ordered instead. In November 2014, Berlanti expressed interest in making his CBS series Supergirl exist in the same universe as Arrow and The Flash, in January 2015, The CW president Mark Pedowitz revealed that he was open to a crossover among the series and networks.
However, CBS president Nina Tassler stated that month that, "those two shows are on a different network. So I think we'll keep Supergirl to ourselves for a while." In August 2015, Tassler revealed that while there were no plans at the time to do story crossovers, the three series would have crossover promotions. In January 2015, the CW announced that an animated web-series featuring the DC heroine Vixen would debut on CW Seed in late 2015 and be set in the same universe as both Arrow and The Flash. Amell and Gustin would reprise their respective roles in the series, the character of Vixen was expected to make a live-action appearance on The Flash and/or Arrow as well; the next month, it was reported that another spin-off series, described as a superhero team-up show, was being discussed by The CW for a possible 2015–16 midseason release. Berlanti, Kreisberg and Sarah Schechter would be executive producers of the potential series, which would be headlined by several recurring characters from both Arrow and The Flash.
That May, the CW confirmed DC's Legends of Tomorrow for a January 2016 premiere. Pedowitz stated, "There is no intention, at this point, to spin anything else off" to add to the universe, though after Vixen was renewed for a second season he said, "Hopefully, that character could spin itself out, if not, maybe join as one of the Legends" in Legends of Tomorrow. In August 2015, in a video about the production of Vixen's first season, Guggenheim referred to the series' shared universe as the "Arrowverse". Kreisberg confirmed that this was the name the producers used for it; the universe has been referred to by the media as the "Flarrowverse", "Berlanti-verse" and "DC TV-verse". In October, additional Arrow showrunner Wendy Mericle revealed that the producers had begun having someone track all the characters and plots used by each series, in order to make sure everything lines up; the Flash executive producer Aaron Helbing noted in April 2016 that "sometimes the schedules don't line up exactly...and that stuff is out of our control", such as when Barry was shown using his abilities on Arrow, while not ha
Coyote Lake is an artificial lake in Santa Clara County, between Morgan Hill and Gilroy. The reservoir is impounded by Coyote Dam, a 140-foot high, 980-foot long and rock dam built in 1936, it holds 23,244 acre feet of water when full. It is the second largest reservoir owned by the Santa Clara Valley Water District. A 4,595-acre county park surrounds the reservoir, provides camping, fishing and hiking activities. Swimming is not allowed by order of the Santa Clara Valley Water District. Power boating, waterskiing, canoeing/kayaking and fishing are all allowed in the reservoir; the boat launch ramp is located two miles north of the visitor center. It has a 3-lane concrete ramp, paved parking and a restroom. For fisherman, the lake contains bluegill, black crappie, channel catfish and black bass; the reservoir is closed to all boating between mid-April. The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has issued a safe eating advisory for any fish caught in the Coyote lake due to elevated levels of mercury.
The Vashi Bridge known as Thane Creek Bridge, is a bridge, built across the Thane Creek that connects the city of Mumbai to the Indian mainland at Navi Mumbai. The bridge links the suburb of Mankhurd in Mumbai with Vashi in Navi Mumbai, the satellite city of Mumbai, it is one of four entry points into Mumbai, handles traffic directed towards the region to the south and east of Mumbai. The first bridge to connect Mumbai to Navi Mumbai was conceived by Adi Kanga and was built in 1973; the bridge has a substandard 3 lane carriageway. Within two years of its opening to traffic, corrosion cracks were noted on the bottom side of the prestressed girders of some spans; this led to a series of extensive repairs including external prestressing. It was decided to construct a new bridge to replace the faulty one. Construction on a new bridge began in 1987 and opened to traffic in 1992; the original Vashi Bridge or the 1st Thane Creek Bridge remains closed to traffic. A new bridge having a 6 lane divided carriageway and length of 1837.35 m was constructed from 1987 to 1997 with several unique features in the construction and design with emphasis on durability and a formal QA/QC programme.
Proof Consultants were appointed to oversee each aspect of planning and construction. Open foundations were taken into the bedrock with foundation concrete being laid in the dry, with the sea water being pumped out using submersible pumps; the piers in the intertidal zone were protected by epoxy coal tar paint painted on 6 mm thick m.s. plate, considered as a lost shuttering. The superstructure was a P. S. C. Box girder, one for each carriageway, constructed using balanced cantilever cast-in-situ segments; the new bridge has performed without any problems whatsoever. This bridge was constructed by U. P State Bridge Corporation Ltd. for which it was awarded the most outstanding concrete structure award. The new bridge is known as the 2nd Thane Creek Bridge; the lane expansion work on Vashi Bridge known as the Thane Creek Bridge, is to begin this year, with the authorities identifying a contractor for the work. Larsen and Toubro emerged as the lowest bidder for the contract last week. List of longest bridges in the world List of longest bridges above water in India Vikhroli Koparkhairane Link Road Airoli Bridge
Annette av Paul is a Swedish-Canadian ballet dancer who had a 30-year dance career performing and directing companies across Canada. Av Paul was born in Rönninge, about 30 kilometres outside Stockholm on February 11, 1944, her mother was her father an artist and writer. She studied at the Royal Swedish Ballet School and in 1962, at the age of 17, was apprenticed to the company, becoming principal dancer in 1966, it was there that she met her husband, Canadian dancer/choreographer Brian Macdonald, director of the Royal Swedish Ballet at the time. They moved to Canada in 1973 and Macdonald became artistic director of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens from 1974-1977, resident choreographer there from 1977-1990, she danced with Les Grands for 14 years, retiring in 1984. Following retirement Av Paul was a guest performer and coach at many Canadian and international dance companies, including the National Ballet of Canada, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal, Royal Swedish Ballet, the Gothenburg Ballet Company and Canada's National Ballet School.
She was founding artistic director of Ballet BC from 1985-1988. Av Paul became associate program head of the Banff Centre for the Arts in Alberta, where she taught in the professional and dance training programs and is a coach with the Birmingham Conservatory at the Stratford Festival
Attalus, son of Andromenes from Tymphaia, one of Alexander's officers, was accused with his brothers and Simmias, of having been engaged in the conspiracy of Philotas in 330 BC, but was acquitted, together with his brothers. In 328, Attalus was left with Polyperchon and other officers in Bactria with part of the troops, while the king himself marched against the Sogdians, he accompanied Alexander in his expedition into India, was employed in several important duties. In Alexander's last illness in 323, Attalus was one of the seven chief officers who passed the night in the temple of Serapis at Babylon, in order to learn from the god whether Alexander should be carried into the temple. After the death of Alexander, Attalus joined Perdiccas, he accompanied his brother-in-law in his unfortunate campaign against Egypt in 321, had the command of the fleet. After the murder of Perdiccas, all his friends were condemned to death by the army, he forthwith sailed to Tyre. These, which amounted to as much as 800 talents, were surrendered to him by Archelaus, appointed governor of the town, by means of these he soon found himself at the head of 10,000 foot and 800 horse.
He remained at Tyre for some time, to collect the friends of Perdiccas who had escaped from the army. After this, he joined Alcetas. Alcetas escaped for a time; this happened in 320 BC. Before they could effect their escape, the castle was surrounded with troops from the neighbourhood, they continued, however, to defend it for four months. We do not hear of Attalus after this: his daughters were with Olympias in 317. Smith, William. "Attalus". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. P. 409
Ten Thousand Roses: The Making of a Feminist Revolution is a book written by Canadian journalist, political activist, feminist Judy Rebick. The book is made up of the experiences of over 100 feminists in Canada from the 1960s through the 1990s. Ten Thousand Roses is structured chronically along the latest four decades of intense feminist activity in Canada, from the 1960s through the 1990s. For each decade in Rebick’s book, she begins by contextualizing the movement within the broader social and economic climate of the time, looking at the North American Context. Rebick includes brief references to other social justice movements of the time and how feminism interacted with them; each chapter focuses on a specific sector) such as the Quebec women’s movement or Aboriginal women’s struggles), issue or mass action. Out of the twenty chapters, a third of the book is dedicated to issues such as violence against women, childcare, equality in the workplace, so on; these issues are discussed to show how major material issues that are still problematic affect women.
Many chapters are devoted to single issues, such as the chapter by Kara Gillies about "trafficking". Others have multiple issues that are confronted from political standpoints to disabilities and physical characteristics that women possess. Critical reception for Ten Thousand Roses has been positive. Sherrill Cheda of the journal Canadian Woman Studies praised the novel for describing the feminist movement in Canada while paralleling other major social changes occurring during the time period. Cheda stated “This book belongs in every Canadian library, whether high school, college or university, as an important part of our history, witnessed by those who lived it.” Another reviewer praised the book for its easy-to-read format, its impact on the feminist movement, stating “Ten Thousand Roses shows the scars as well as the stars—and both are the embodiment of our movement.”Some critics do offer negative criticism. For instance, although one reviewer praises the book for its impact on tracing Canadian feminism, there is a clear bias towards the National Action Committee on the Status of Women, failing to mention other feminist organizations.
As the review states, “Rebick’s book may be faulted for being too ‘NACcentric.’ Many women in Canada — the underrated silent majority — support feminist goals without joining organizations. Many activists who were members of women’s organizations, including NAC, nonetheless chose not to participate in NAC conferences.” Sources