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Bellhop

A bellhop or hotel porter is a hotel porter who helps patrons with their luggage while checking in or out. Bellhops wear a uniform, like certain other page boys or doormen; this occupation is called bellman and bellboy in North America. The job's name is derived from the fact that the hotel's front desk clerk rang a bell to summon an employee, who would "hop" to attention at the desk to receive instructions; the term "porter" is used in much of the English-speaking world. "Bellboy" or "bellhop" is an American English term. This employee traditionally was a boy or adolescent male, hence the term bellboy. Today's bellhops must be quick-witted, good with people, outgoing. Bellhops will meet a variety of different people each day and must have the social skills to deal with them. Duties include opening the front door, moving luggage, valeting cars, calling cabs, transporting guests, giving directions, performing basic concierge work, responding to the guest's needs, they must be able to escort guests into their rooms while carrying luggage, or help move any baggage a customer needs.

In many countries, such as the United States, it is customary to tip such an employee for their service. Brandon Flowers, the frontman and primary lyricist of the Las Vegas-based rock band The Killers, served as a bellhop at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Ted Serios was a Chicago bellboy who gained notoriety in the 1960s by producing "thoughtographs" on Polaroid film, which he claimed were produced using psychic powers. Karl Ernst was a Sturmabteilung Gruppenführer who, in early 1933, was the Sturmabteilung leader in Berlin. Before joining the Nazi Party he had been a bouncer at a gay nightclub; the Belgian comic strip character Spirou was a bellboy. Throughout many of his albums he always wore a red bellhop suit. In stories this was reduced to him just wearing his bellhop cap. In the 1918 comedy short The Bell Boy Roscoe Arbuckle and Buster Keaton play bell boys. In the classic 1955 "I Love Lucy" episode "Hollywood at Last", Bobby the Bellboy, portrayed by Bob Jellison, makes his first appearance.

The Bellboy is a 1960 comedy film starring Jerry Lewis. The 1962 film The Bellboy and the Playgirls features a bellboy; the 1973 song Bell Boy by The Who has the character Jimmy discover that someone he looked up to is now a bell boy. The 1992 film Blame It on the Bellboy features a hapless bellboy. In the 1995 film Four Rooms Tim Roth plays a bellhop; the 1997 film Tower of Terror The ghost bellhop "Dewey Todd Jr." is portrayed by John Franklin. The 2014 film The Grand Budapest Hotel The Lobby Boy "Zero Moustafa." is portrayed by Tony Revolori. Porter Skycap Media related to Bellhops at Wikimedia Commons

Denise Curry

Denise Curry is an American former basketball player and college and professional basketball coach. Curry was inducted in the inaugural class at the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999. Born in Fort Benton, Curry moved to Davis, California by the time she was in high school, she graduated from Davis Senior High School. During her college playing career she led UCLA to AIAW National Championship in 1978, has been named All-America three times, set fourteen school records and was all-time leading scorer and rebounder, she scored in double figures in every one of the 130 games she played for UCLA. She averaged 24.6 points per game. Only one other Bruin player, Natalie Williams, averaged over 20 points per game at 20.4. As of 2008, she is still the top record holder in 10 categories for UCLA, she was named MVP of Western Collegiate Athletic Conference three times and UCLA All-University Athlete of the Year in 1981. She was named the USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year in 1981. Source For the US national team, she won gold medals in the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984, Pan American Games in 1983, World Championships in 1979, silver medals at World Championships in 1983, World University Games in 1981 and Pan American Games in 1979.

Curry was chosen to represent the USA on the USA Basketball team at the 1981 World University games, held in Bucharest, Romania. After winning the opening game, the USA was challenged by China; the USA came back to win by two points, helped by 26 points from Curry. The USA was challenged by Canada, who led at halftime, but the USA won by three points 79–76; the USA beat host team Romania to set up a match with undefeated Russia for the gold medal. The Russian team was too strong, won the gold, leaving the US with the silver medal. Curry averaged 18.3 points per game to lead the team in scoring. Curry was named to the team representing the US at the 1979 William Jones Cup competition in Taipei, Taiwan; the USA team won all six games en route to the gold medal. She qualified for the 1980 U. S. Olympic team but was unable to compete due to the 1980 Summer Olympics boycott. In 2007 she received one of 461 Congressional Gold Medals created for the spurned athletes. Curry was a member of the USA National team at the 1983 World Championships, held in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The team lost two against the Soviet Union. In an opening round game, the USA team had a nine-point lead at halftime, but the Soviets came back to take the lead, a final shot by the USA failed to drop, leaving the USSR team with a one-point victory 85–84; the USA team won their next four games, setting up the gold medal game against USSR. This game was close, was tied at 82 points each with six seconds to go in the game; the Soviets Elena Chausova received the inbounds pass and hit the game winning shot in the final seconds, giving the USSR team the gold medal with a score of 84–82. The USA team earned the silver medal. Curry averaged 13.6 points per game, including 28 points in the overtime victory against China. In 1984, the USA sent its National team to the 1984 William Jones Cup competition in Taipei, for pre-Olympic practice; the team beat each of the eight teams they played, winning by an average of just under 50 points per game. Curry averaged 9.0 points per game. With her professional team, Stade Francais, she won French National championships in 1986 and 1987.

Curry served as an assistant coach at the University of Berkeley. She was an assistant in the San Jose Lasers of the Women's American Basketball League, she became the head basketball coach at Cal State Fullerton for three seasons from 1997–1998 through 1999–2000. She had a coaching record of 64 losses as the head coach of the Titans, she was an assistant basketball coach for the Cal State Long Beach women's basketball team for six years but retired from coaching in March 2009. Curry is a member of the Basketball, Women's Basketball, Amateur Athletic Union Halls of Fame, she was inducted into the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame in 1994. Her #12 basketball jersey was one of the first four retired by UCLA, she was honored on February 3, 1990 in a ceremony in Pauley Pavilion, along with Ann Meyers, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Walton. This was the key moment in the "Pauley at 25" celebration of twenty-five years of the arena; the primary criteria for being chosen was. Basketball Hall of Fame profile Long Beach State official Athletics site

Barbara Hesse-Bukowska

Barbara Hesse-Bukowska was a Polish pianist. Her family had a long-standing musical history, as her father was a violinist and conductor, her mother was a pianist and teacher, her grandfather was a piano tuner, her mother was her first teacher. Her subsequent teachers included Czesław Aniołkiewicz and, at the Warsaw Conservatory, Maria Glińska-Wąsowska. Hesse-Bukowska graduated from Warsaw's State Higher School of Music in June 1949. In the same year, she took part in the first postwar edition of the International Chopin Piano Competition, won 2nd prize. Five years she went to Paris, where she continued studies with Arthur Rubinstein, she subsequently undertook an intercontinental concert career, which she combined with teaching at Wroclaw's Higher School of Music. In 1972, Hesse-Bukowska became a professor at the Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy, her honours and awards included the Złoty Krzyż Zasługi and the Order Sztandaru Pracy 2nd class and 1st class. Outside of Poland, in 1962, she was awarded the Harriet Cohen Foundation's Piano Medal.

Biography of Barbara Hesse-Bukowska at The Fryderyk Chopin Institute in Warsaw. Biography of Barbara Hesse-Bukowska at the Culture.pl

Small nucleolar RNA TBR17

Small nucleolar RNA TBR17 is a non-coding RNA molecule identified in Trypanosoma brucei which functions in the modification of other small nuclear RNAs. This type of modifying RNA is located in the nucleolus of the eukaryotic cell, a major site of snRNA biogenesis, it is known as a small nucleolar RNA and often referred to as a guide RNA. snoRNA TBR17 belongs to the C/D box class of snoRNAs which contain the conserved sequence motifs known as the C box and the D box. Most of the members of the box C/D family function in directing site-specific 2'-O-methylation of substrate RNAs. TBR17 was one of seventeen snoRNAs identified in Trypanosoma brucei by immunoprecipitation with anti-fibrillarin antibodies. Together with TBR5 and TBR7 it is a part of a tandemly repeated snoRNA gene cluster, located within the spliced leader RNA; the cluster genes are produced as polycistronic RNAs. Small nucleolar RNA TBR2 Page for Small nucleolar RNA TBR17 at Rfam

Nova Scotia Highway 104

Highway 104 in Nova Scotia, runs from Fort Lawrence at the New Brunswick border near Amherst to River Tillard near St. Peter's. Except for the portion on Cape Breton Island between Port Hawkesbury and St. Peter's, it is part of the Trans-Canada Highway. Highway 104 supplants the former route of Trunk 4. In 1970, all sections of Trunk 4 west of New Glasgow were renumbered, although the number was added back in the Mount Thom and Wentworth Valley areas in the 1990s when new alignments of Highway 104 opened to traffic; the provincial government named the highway the Miners Memorial Highway on 8 September 2008 one month before the 50th anniversary of the Springhill Mining Disaster of 23 October 1958. The highway's present alignment measures 319 kilometres long, of which the western 180 km between the inter-provincial border with New Brunswick at Fort Lawrence through to Sutherlands River is a 4-lane divided freeway; the eastern 142 kilometres from Sutherlands River to River Tillard is a mixture of 2-lane controlled access freeway known as a Super 2, uncontrolled access 2-lane highway, 4-lane divided freeway sections.

Highway 104 is divided into two distinct sections. From the inter-provincial border at Fort Lawrence, Highway 104 is a 4-lane divided freeway with posted speed limit of 110 kilometres per hour and runs east for 48 kilometres past the towns of Amherst and Oxford to Thomson Station; this section had been built in the 1960s as a Super 2 and was upgraded to a 4-lane divided freeway that opened in 1993. From Thomson Station the highway runs southeast for 45 kilometres to Masstown, this segment is a tolled section known as the Cobequid Pass, which opened on 15 November 1997. From Masstown, the highway runs east and northeast for 14 kilometres to the rural community of Onslow, near Truro, intersects Highway 102, the main 4-lane divided freeway connecting the Trans-Canada Highway with Halifax and southern Nova Scotia. Highway 104 continues for 55 kilometres, past Westville, to Highway 106, a branch of the Trans-Canada Highway that connects to Prince Edward Island via ferry; the highway continues east for 4 kilometres to Stellarton and New Glasgow, with the highway passing through Sellarton.

The highway continues to Sutherlands River, were it reaches the eastern extent of the end of the 4-lane divided freeway. East of Sutherlands River, Highway 104 becomes a Super 2 with a posted speed limit of 100 kilometres per hour; the highway runs east for 17 kilometres to Barney's River Station, was built between 1964 and 1965 as a Super 2 and remains as a controlled access highway with dedicated passing lanes. East of Barney's River Station, the highway runs southeast for 12 kilometres to James River as an uncontrolled access highway, part of Trunk 4. Past James River, the highway runs east for 12 kilometres to Addington Forks as a Super 2, controlled access highway, where the highway runs east for 11 kilometres to South River Road along a new alignment of 4-lane divided freeway that opened on September 19, 2012. Prior to this new alignment opening, Highway 104 ran east on the present alignment of Trunk 4 and Post Road in the town of Antigonish and included three intersections controlled by traffic lights.

The highway continues from South River Road as a 4-lane divided freeway, which opened October 22, 2016, for 7 kilometres to Dagger Woods. Prior to this new alignment opening, this section was an uncontrolled access highway. From the end of the freeway section at Dagger Woods, the highway runs east for 4 kilometres to Pomquet Forks as a Super 2 and remains as a controlled access highway, although there are several at-grade intersections. East of Pomquet Forks, the highway runs east for 3 kilometres to Heatherton as an uncontrolled access highway and speed limit reduces 90 kilometres per hour. Past Heatherton, the highway runs east for 29 kilometres to Auld's Cove and speed limit increased back to 100 kilometres per hour. At Auld's Cove, the highway becomes an uncontrolled access highway with a posted speed limit of 70 kilometres per hour and begins a concurrency with Trunk 4, it crosses the Strait of Canso along the 1.4-kilometre-long Canso Causeway to Port Hastings on Cape Breton Island. At Port Hastings, the highway intersects Trunk 4, Trunk 19 and Highway 105 at a roundabout where Highway 105 proceeds east carrying the Trans-Canada Highway designation.

From the roundabout at Port Hastings, the is a 8-kilometre gap in Highway 104, connected by Trunk 4, passing the town of Port Hawkesbury. The highway reappears at the Exit 43 interchange for Trunk 4 in Melville, just outside of Port Hawkesbury. A Highway 104 bypass from Port Hastings to Melville has been proposed in the past. Concept designs have shown a new alignment of 4-lane freeway being built around the northwest side of Port Hastings, crossing Highway 105 at a new interchange near an electrical substation; the new alignment of Highway 104 would proceed east and southeast following a power line corridor to the Exit 43 interchange in Melville. From Port Hawkesbury, the highway runs east as a controlled access Super 2 for 34 kilometres to its current eastern terminus at an at-grade intersection with Trunk 4 in River Tillard, near St. Peters. An extension of Highway 104 from River Tillard to Sydney River has been proposed in the past; the Nova Scotia provincial government has designated the entire len

Urbano music

Urbano music or Latin urban is an umbrella term. It is used in a manner similar to other umbrella terms such as Tropical music, Regional Mexican and Latin music, to denote and group a variety of musical styles under a generic term; as an umbrella term, It includes reggaeton, Latin hip hop, Latin trap, Rio Funk, dancehall and urban champeta. The commercial breakthrough of different genres of latin urban music have been ongoing in several stages since the late 1990's, with 2004's Reggaeton hit Gasolina and the latest global resurgence of Reggaeton and emergence of Latin trap in 2017. Artists in the style collaborate transnationally, may originate from the United States including Puerto Rico in particular, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela or other Spanish-speaking nations, as well as Portuguese-speaking Brazil; as Vulture describes it, urbano "encapsulates Spanish-language'urban' music with roots in the culture of descendants of enslaved peoples across North and Central America." The magazine indicates that "at the core of pretty much every style are rhythms brought from Africa, fostered by enslaved people and blended with indigenous sounds and the language of Latin America's chief colonizer, Spain."

Commentators have indicated that the groundwork for urbano was laid by the earlier global popularity of reggaeton in the first decade of the 21st century. Pitchfork described urbano music as a byproduct of the African diaspora, highlighting its roots in favelas and its use of sampling and freestyling. In 2005, Billboard launched two Latin charts in response to rise of urbano genres such as reggaeton and Latin hip-hop. In 2019, Vulture indicated that the most prominent latin urban artists were Ozuna, J Balvin, Bad Bunny. List of Urbano artists Reggaeton Latin hip-hop Latin Rhythm Albums Latin Rhythm Airplay Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Music Album Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Song Objetivo Fama