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Fullsteam Records

Fullsteam Records is an independent group of music companies whose activities include a record label and booking agency, festivals, a distribution company, rehearsal rooms, merchandising and management. Awarded as the "independent label of the year" in Finland nearly ten times, Fullsteam Records is one of the most important sources of new music from Finland. Fullsteam Records has put out 200 releases from tens of Finnish artists and bands. Fullsteam Agency is the main independent concert booking agency in Finland. International highlights include Prince, The National, The Prodigy, Fleet Foxes, The Flaming Lips, Social Distortion, RUSH, Lily Allen and hundreds of others; the domestic roster features some 100 artists. Supersounds Music is a music and merchandise distribution company founded in 2003. In Finland Supersounds Music distributes international labels as Play It Again Sam, Rough Trade, Earache, AFM, Ministry Of Sound, Sub Pop etc; the company distributes Finnish music internationally. Fullsteam Publishing works in cooperation with Air Chrysalis Music Publishing.

Fullsteam runs Scandinavia's largest rehearsal room studio called Indie Center with over 50 rooms, has its own merchandising and management businesses. List of record labels Fullsteam Records official website Fullsteam Records Myspace page Fullsteam Records YouTube page

The Movie Show (Irish TV series)

The Movie Show was a half-hour weekly Irish television series which served as RTÉ's flagship movie review show. First broadcast in 1993 until September 2001, it was presented by Dave Fanning, amongst the many people outraged when the show was axed. Movie companies were said to be distressed at its axing. Fanning criticised RTÉ's management, who never once consulted with him before making their decision, said the axing of the show was "ludicrous" and "outrageous", he implied that RTÉ ought to produce a programme that reviews movies as it is seen as cheap and the interviews are paid for by the movie companies themselves. Fanning insisted that it had been "a cheap programme and we were always under budget"; the Movie Show was touted as returning in 2002. The Movie Show is the working title of a new film review series for the 2012–13 season on RTÉ; the series will run for each of 25 minutes duration. On Thursday 1 November 2012 the show returned to RTÉ Two airing at 9.00pm for 30 minutes and will run for a total of 16 weeks.

It is presented by Mairead Farrell and Eoghan McDermott with reporters Angela Scanlon, Rob Ross and Daniella Moyles. The first episode featured interviews with a review of Fun Size. Official Site 2012 Show

Portmahomack sculpture fragments

The Portmahomack sculpture fragments are the slabs and stone fragments which have been discovered at the Easter Ross settlement of Portmahomack, Scotland. There are around 200 of these fragments, each the size of a handspan or larger, making Portmahomack one of the major centres of rediscovered Pictish art. Nineteen pieces were found in and around the churchyard before 1994, the remainder were found during formal archaeological investigations by the University of York between 1994 and 2007 Tarbat Discovery Programme; the excavation director, Martin Carver has proposed that the majority of the carved pieces originated in four monumental crosses or cross-slabs of exceptional size and elaboration, placed around the site of St Colman's Church. One of these carried four Pictish symbols, a second had snake-headed interlace. A third, features images of a complex beast and a row of apostles carrying books; this same stone carried along one edge a Latin inscription, IN NOMINE IHU XRI CRUX XRI IN COMMEMORATIONE REO...

LII... DIE HAC... commemorating an unknown person. The fourth cross was covered in interlace ornament. Another large fragment, the so-called Boar Stone, has been identified as a sarcophagus lid with images of a boar and a wolf-like creature, yet another fragment, the so-called Calf Stone, appears to belong to a screen. It depicts a cow tending to their calf. Other pieces from Portmahomack have been recognised as grave markers, incised with simple crosses; these are comparable to examples known from Iona and other early Christian sites in Argyll and western Scotland. Much of the Portmahomack sculpture has been assigned by radiocarbon dating of the layer in which it was found to the 8th century. Artistically, it has points of contact with sculpture in Iona and Northumbria, but its closest affiliation is with the great cross-slabs on other parts of the Tarbat peninsula, namely those at Hilton of Cadboll and Nigg, which one may assume were created by a school of masons centred on Tarbat. Together they demonstrate.

The collection includes a number of architectural pieces which are to have adorned an early stone church, including a probable label-stop and a gable finial. This collection, not yet published, is the most extensive to survive from early medieval Scotland. Fraser, Ritchie, J. N. G. Et al. Pictish Symbol Stones: An Illustrated Gazetteer, Martin Sculpture in Action: contexts for stone carving on the Tarbat peninsula, Easter Ross in Sally M Foster and Morag Cross Able Minds and Practised Hands. Scotland's Early Medieval Sculpture in the 21st century: 13-36. University of York Slideshow of the Portmahomack fragments

Jean Frangipani

The Croat noble called by the French Jean Frangipani was sent by the agents of Francis I of France as ambassador to the Sublime Porte, following the Battle of Pavia, a disaster for the French. With the King of France imprisoned in Madrid, Frangipani was commissioned to carry an official letter encouraging Suleiman the Magnificent to attack the Emperor Charles V; the response he received was the opening of the long-standing Franco-Ottoman alliance. Francis's return letter was carried by another. Though François-Emmanuel Guignard comte de Saint-Priest and Charles Henri Auguste Schefer set Jean Frangipani at the head of their exhaustive list of French ambassadors and ministers at the Ottoman court under the Ancien Régime, they admit that nothing is known of his figure save that he found himself in Hungary with the Ottoman forces at the time of Pavia. Jean Frangipani's relation to the medieval Frangipani nobles of Rome is unknown. Frankopan

Hollow Creek, Kentucky

Hollow Creek is a home rule-class city in Jefferson County, United States. The population was 783 at the 2010 census. Hollow Creek is located in southern Jefferson County at 38°9′2″N 85°37′29″W, 12 miles southeast of downtown Louisville. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.23 square miles, all land. As of the census of 2000, there were 815 people, 309 households, 262 families residing in the city; the population density was 3,661.2 people per square mile. There were 315 housing units at an average density of 1,415.0 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 93.74% White, 4.54% African American, 0.74% Native American, 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.49% of the population. There were 309 households out of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.1% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 14.9% were non-families. 13.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.89. In the city, the population was spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 33.3% from 45 to 64, 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males. The median income for a household in the city was $67,875, the median income for a family was $70,625. Males had a median income of $47,500 versus $26,250 for females; the per capita income for the city was $25,508. None of the families and 0.4% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 1.6% of those over 64