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CBC Radio 3

CBC Radio 3 is a radio network that consists of two parts devoted to Canadian arts and music: a radio service, available on Sirius XM Satellite Radio and streaming audio, several daily and weekly podcasts from the CBC Radio 3 website. The audio stream is available from both CBC Music and from iTunes Radio, but geographical restrictions are in place to prevent access outside of Canada; the network evolved out of programming on CBC Radio 2, which simulcasted the satellite network on Saturday and Sunday nights from its debut in December 2005 until March 17, 2007. Radio 3 is no longer heard on terrestrial radio, but is still available through its satellite radio and Internet operations; the French-language equivalent to Radio 3 was Bande à part. The network plays a freeform mix of indie rock, indie pop, alternative hip hop, folk and electronic music. An article on, published in October 2006, called CBC Radio 3 "possibly the world's best radio station". CBC Radio 3 was nominated for a Webby Award in 2007 and won the award in 2003.

The network's unofficial mascot for many years was Bucky, a cartoon creature with the body of a goose and the head of a deer. Bucky was seen in the introduction to the network's weekly R3TV video podcast, lent his name to the network's annual year-end music awards. Operated by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Radio 3 had its genesis in a late-1990s proposal to launch a radio network devoted to youth culture, comparable to BBC Radio 1 and Australia's Triple J; the network, which would complement CBC Radio One and CBC Radio 2, would build on existing CBC Radio programming such as Night Lines, Brave New Waves and RealTime. The original plan was codenamed "Clubhouse"; the CBC filed an application with the CRTC to launch the network in 1998, but asked the CRTC to defer consideration of its application. Although technically predating the application, one important step in the development of what would become Radio 3 did take place in 1997, when Nightlines and RealTime were merged into the new program RadioSonic, cohosted by former Nightlines host David Wisdom and former RealTime host Leora Kornfeld.

A different Radio 3 was launched in 2000 as a converged webcasting project based in Vancouver, with its own servers and managed by CBC Radio. The team consisted of Susan Englebert, Robert Ouimet, Dave Tonner, Loc Dao, Rob McLaughlin and other partners. CBC Radio 3 launched separate sites 120 Seconds, New Music Canada and Just Concerts through a collaboration between CBC Radio, media design company Dotaku Group, technology company Internet Edge; each provided audio and Flash content as media-on-demand streaming for site users. 120 Seconds was a directory of user and artist-created video and documentary projects, New Music Canada was composed of user-created and uploaded music by Canadian independent pop, rock and hip hop musicians, Just Concerts included exclusive recordings of live performances by independent artists, both regular concert performances and Radio 3 studio sessions. The first musician to create an artist profile on the site was rapper Classified. Roots Music Canada was added to the trio of websites, offered songs uploaded by country and folk musicians.

In 2001, Grant Lawrence became the host of RadioSonic. In late 2002, the group, led by Robert Ouimet and Rob McLaughlin, created, a full-screen online magazine which profiled Canadian music and visual arts, accompanied by a set musical playlist which changed with each "issue". The site served as a portal to the other content sites; the site was recognized internationally, winning three Webby Awards, including People's Voice Award for Best Broadband site, in 2003. The site won over 20 other awards, including the Art Director's Club, New York Festival Awards and Communication Arts Awards, as well as being published in several books. By this time, the site was averaging 5.5 million page views per month. In 2003, RadioSonic was integrated into the Radio 3 project, was renamed CBC Radio 3 to reflect the change. With new host Alexis Mazurin, the program featured music and performances from the Radio 3 website. On June 2, 2005, Radio 3 launched a weekly podcast, hosted by Grant Lawrence.

The hour-long podcast, which has aired as a program on the satellite radio network, has ranked as the most downloaded Canadian podcast on the Internet, with an estimated 125,000 weekly listeners in 2006. Satellite radio was approved in Canada by the CRTC on June 18, 2005. Over the next several months, Radio 3 was relaunched as a channel on Sirius Satellite Radio; the main CBC Radio 3 site was shut down for part of 2005 to facilitate the relaunch, although the podcast, the media-on-demand subsites and the Saturday night Radio Two program remained active. The satellite radio service launched on December 3, 2005, at which time the weekend program on CBC Radio 2 became a live simulcast of the satellite radio service; the main CBC Radio 3 website was relaunched a few days earlier, now featuring a collaborative music blog and an Icecast stream of Canadian music. The network's primary studio is located in the CBC Regional Broadcast Centre in Vancouver, although guest hosts host from an alternate CBC studio in their home city.

Alexis Mazurin, the original host of CBC Radio 3 in its radio show format, died in October 2005, the main Vancouver studio was named the Alexis Mazurin Studio in his memory. In August 2006, Radio 3 launched its own weekly chart show, The R3-30. Hosted by Craig Norris until he left the network to join CBC Radio's new outlet for Kitchener-Waterloo, CBLA-FM-2, in 2013, the program was taken over by Lana Gay. On December 25, 2006, CBC Radio 3 held its first annual "Bucky Awards"; the Bucky Aw

Nation (political party)

The NATION Movement, is a Belgian far-right political party founded on 9 August 1999, by nationalist politician Hervé Van Laethem in Belgium. The party is part of the larger far-right and right-wing populist movement in Belgium and involves itself in the Yellow vests movement. NATION maintains a YouTube channel, Télé NATION Info, where they broadcast rallies, protests and other content relating to the party. On August 9, 1999, Van Laethem, along with two other individuals, formed the non-proft association Mouvement pour la Nation; the aim of this was, the defence of nationalist ideas. The association developed into a political party and in a general meeting on September 28, 2008, it was decided to dissolve the association with NATION only existing as a fledged party. In 2015 the party was a founding member of the far-right Alliance for Peace and Freedom European political party; the group, which includes the Italian New Force and National Democratic Party of Germany, wishes to organise nationalist parties across the continent that are staunchly opposed to the European Union.

On January 12, 2019, the far-right New Alternative Wallonia party merged with NATION. NAW President Salvatore Russo was made Vice President of NATION; when it was announced that Michelle Martin, accomplice of her husband's crimes of child molestation and murder, would be released from prison before her sentence was completed NATION took part in the numerous protests. Television station, RTL-TVI, reported that members of NATION had been visiting Halal shops wearing pig masks, however it was never confirmed that they were members of NATION, it has been reported that Molenbeek-Saint-Jean is a safe haven for jihadists in relation to the support shown by some residents towards bombers who carried out the Paris and Brussels attacks. In response to this NATION organised a protest against Socialist mayor, Philippe Moureaux; the party claims that Moureaux's due to his views and policies was responsible for a wave of terror attacks. Members of the party dumped manure outside of Moureaux's home. NATION was involved in controversy when on July 23, 2016, members of the party burned the flag of the Islamic State at a medieval festival being held in the Bouillon Castle.

Since the Yellow vests movement began in 2019 NATION have organised and partaken in similar Belgian based protests. In 2019, the president of the movement, Hervé Van Laethem, registered the trademark Yellow Vests from the Office of Benelux for Intellectual Property, justifying himself by saying it was in order to "prevent the term'Yellow Vests' from being used any which way by anyone in the context of the elections". NATION claims to be committed to supporting the Yellow Vest movement and blames liberal capitalism and Marxist socialism for causing civil unrest and societal issues; the party advocates: solidarism, the rejection of Islam, the opposition to immigration, the defense of "European identity and civilization as well as its millennial culture by advocating "remigration". Through the party's official newspaper, NATION-Info, the party has supported revolutionary nationalism

Cochranville, Pennsylvania

Cochranville is a census-designated place in West Fallowfield Township, Chester County, United States. The population was 668 at the 2010 census, it is the hometown of Olympic swimmer Cierra Runge. Cochranville is located at 39°53′30″N 75°55′17″W adjacent to the eastern border of West Fallowfield Township. Pennsylvania Routes 10 and 41 intersect in Cochranville, Route 10 heading north to Parkesburg and southwest to Oxford, while Route 41 heads northwest to Atglen and Gap and southeast to Avondale. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.1 square miles, all of it land

David Wiseman

David Wiseman is an American artist and designer whose work is notable for its intricate craftsmanship and dialogue with traditional decorative arts. Wiseman is best known for his signature cast bronze and porcelain branch chandeliers, his immersive porcelain and plaster ceiling installations, but his work spans from faceted blown-crystal tumblers and porcelain vases to full-size bronze gates and dining room tables. Wiseman was described as “producing the most inspired decorative art in America” in the May 2015 issue of Town and Country magazine, his work, ranging from editioned small objects and sculptures to expansive, all-encompassing installations has “internalized centuries of global design, the resulting, exquisitely detailed creations—whimsical confabulations of metal and crystal—are rooted in his love of the natural world.” Designer and head of art fair Design Miami Rodman Primack says Wiseman “is not afraid of the decorative, as this is not a pejorative term for him, nor is he afraid of outright beauty.”In a review of his 2015 show Wilderness and Ornament, Artsy notes, “Bronze and porcelain are used to preserve otherwise fleeting moments, like the ephemeral bloom of a cherry blossom, a cracked egg, the twisted form of a lily of the valley, or a hanging hare after the hunt.”Wiseman credits his awe for nature as his motivating inspiration: “My goal in creating work was always to bring nature indoors," he says.

Admiration for designers who were part of the Vienna Secession, like Dagobert Peche and Josef Hoffman. “A century ago artists found a way to make ornament relevant to contemporary life, before postwar standardization wiped it away,” Wiseman says. “I’d like to make it relevant again.” Born and raised in Pasadena, California. Wiseman received his BFA in Furniture Design from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2003. After a brief stint in New York, Wiseman returned to Los Angeles to focus on “making ceilings for clients, with porcelain and plaster canopies of branches—trees that looked like they were emerging through the surface of the wall; those branches evolved into chandeliers, that led to a whole other body of work.”While still in school, Wiseman began selling his wall-mounted Deer Hat Hanger in Los Angeles and New York boutiques. His senior thesis, titled Wall Forest, included the deer heads alongside a selection of resin-cast tree branches that appeared to emerge from the walls, in 2007 was featured in DAAB Books' compendium Wall Design.

Upon graduation from RISD in 2003, Wiseman was offered a position at the studio of New York-based artist Todd Oldham, where he worked on Oldham's book Handmade Modern and created functional and decorative items out of found objects. During his time in New York, Wiseman’s work was shown and sold at several venues including the Whitney Museum, the MOCA Store in Los Angeles, boutiques in New York and Los Angeles including A Détacher and Plastica. In 2005, Wiseman returned to Los Angeles to create his first porcelain and plaster ceiling installation in a private residence in Hancock Park, LA; this ceiling was commissioned by the clients’ decorator, Rodman Primack of Phillips, who represented Wiseman at the time, with whom Wiseman has maintained a close working relationship. Wiseman describes his subsequent exploration into creating bespoke ceiling installations as “porcelain and plaster canopies of branches—trees that looked like they were emerging through the surface of the wall; those branches evolved into chandeliers, that led to a whole other body of work.”

Wiseman’s work was institutionally recognized in 2006, with the inclusion of his “Cherry Blossom Canopy” installation at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum’s National Design Triennial, Design Life Now, described by Cooper-Hewitt curator Brooke Hodge as “exquisite Rococo.” In 2008, Wiseman signed on with R & Company, a Manhattan-based design gallery representing contemporary and historical designers within the international design community, where his first two solo shows were held - David Wiseman in 2012, Wilderness and Ornament in 2015. Wiseman’s work was commissioned in 2011 for the West Hollywood Library, where he created a unique 80-foot plaster and metal tree species, which he named Platanus bibliotechalis. In 2010, commissioned by decorator Peter Marino, he created a signature porcelain Lily of the Valley vine installation for the Shanghai and New York flagship Dior stores, his work has been acquired by Corning Museum of Glass, the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. In addition to the 2006 Design Triennial at the Cooper-Hewitt, Wiseman's work was exhibited in 2014 at the Bernardaud Foundation in Limoges, France.

His work is shown at international art and design fairs such as Design Miami, FOG Art and Design, The Salon Art+Design, Collective Design Fair, Zona Maco, has been displayed in collaborative exhibitions at Gallery Seomi, Kasher Potamkin, Hedge Gallery. Wiseman was selected as an honorary artist to create a series of awards recognizing important donors to the LA-based environmental organization TreePeople; the 2015 award was presented to Ira Ziering, son of influential philanthropist Marilyn Ziering. Wiseman was honored by the Pacific Design Center to receive the 2017 Star of Design Much of Wiseman’s work consists of private commissions for residences across the country and internationally. In 2013, Wiseman's Branch Illuminated Sculpture was chosen for U. S Embassy in Madrid, Spain, by designer Michael S. Smith, as pa


Cowlam is a hamlet in the Cottam civil parish of the East Riding of Yorkshire, in the Yorkshire Wolds. The hamlet is on the B1253 Bridlington to North Grimston road, 17 miles north from the county town of Beverley, 2 miles east from the village of Sledmere, 2.5 miles north-west from the parish hamlet of Cottam. The hamlet contains two farms. Older names for the settlement were'Colume' and'Coleham', the Domesday Book lists the manor as'Colnun'. Cowlam in 1066 was in the Hundred of Toreshou, of eighteen geld units—taxable units assessed by hide area—and contained 5.6 households and three ploughlands. In 1066 the lordship was held by Ketilbert. Cowlam was transferred in 1086 directly to king William I. Cowlam was a Bronze Age encampment, evidenced by earthworks, 0.5 miles from the hamlet, a medieval village, deserted in the late 17th century. The church of St Mary at Cowlam is one of the churches on the Sykes Churches Trail, it is a small medieval church with a Norman font, was restored in 1852 to a design by Mary E. Sykes, daughter of Sir Tatton Sykes, 4th Baronet.

In 1966 the church was designated a Grade II listed building and is now recorded in the National Heritage List for England, maintained by Historic England. Media related to Cowlam at Wikimedia Commons Cowlam in the Domesday Book The Villages of the Yorkshire Wolds - Cowlam

Elizabeth Williams Berry

Elizabeth Williams Berry, who became known as Mother Berry some time after 1900, was an Australian-born jockey who rode in multiple nations disguised as a man, using the name Jack Williams. After moving to the United States about 1900, she married, gained the nickname "Mother" after being granted custody of a runaway boy, she retired from jockeying to become a horse trainer. Berry and her husband settled in Helena, where, at age 111, she was declared the oldest person in Montana at the time, she lived to see women ride as licensed jockeys in 1969 and died at age 114. Berry's family had settled in Australia, she was born in Melbourne on 21 June 1854. Berry started racing horses at age six, her father provided tutors to come to her home twice a week to provide for Berry's education. Her first racing win was at age 10, she started racing professionally under the name of Jack Williams. In order to look the part of a boy, she wore traditional racing silks on the track, off the track donned a Bowler derby and smoked cigars.

She went on to race, disguised as a man, for more than 24 years as a jockey in Australia, France, New Zealand and South Africa. During her jockeying career, she weighed 96 pounds, she told the Independent-Record. Berry arrived in the United States about 1900, rode races in Northern California, she met her future husband, veterinarian J. B. "Doc" Berry, in Seattle, they married six weeks on 21 June 1903. A judge in Colorado gave her the nickname "Mother" when awarding her legal custody of a runaway boy she had taken in and taught horse racing skills. Berry retired from riding horses in 1911. After her jockeying career was over, she continued to work with racehorses as a trainer; the Berrys made the town their permanent residence. Berry named several of them after her husband. Doc Berry died in 1927. In Helena, Mother Berry lived in a house at the Montana State Fairgrounds until 27 April 1937, when her home was destroyed by a fire. After the fire, she lived in a house on the local cemetery grounds for a few years.

In 1956, she moved into the Stewart Homes project in Helena, where she lived for the remainder of her life, remaining independent well after her 100th birthday. In 1965, at age 111, she was declared the oldest person in Montana. In 1966, she was made an honorary member of the Capital City Horse Racing Association. In February 1969, a few days before the groundbreaking ride of Diane Crump as the first woman in America to ride as a licensed female jockey in a parimutuel race, the Lexington Herald-Leader reviewed the history of women riding as jockeys, describing Berry as "probably the only lady jockey to compete against men for any length of time." Berry died in her home in Helena on 26 March 1969. She was buried in Resurrection Cemetery. In Helena, a horse race named in her honor, The Mother Berry Memorial, ran during the 1970s