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Cardinal

Cardinal or The Cardinal may refer to: Cardinal, a senior official of the Catholic Church Cardinal, two members of the College of Minor Canons of St. Paul's Cathedral Cardinal direction, one of the four primary directions: north, south and west Cardinal mark, a sea mark used in navigation Cardinal number Large cardinal Cardinal or Cardinalidae, a family of North and South American birds Cardinalis, genus of cardinal in the family Cardinalidae Cardinalis cardinalis, or Northern Cardinal, the common cardinal of eastern North America Argynnis pandora, a species of butterfly Cardinal tetra, a freshwater fish Paroaria, a South American genus of birds Cardinal, Canada Cardinal, Canada Cardinal High School, a public high school in Middlefield, Geauga County, United States Cardinal Power Plant, a power plant in Jefferson County, Ohio Cardinal, United States C/2008 T2, a comet Cardinal, a 2001 American film directed by Michael Harring Cardinals, a 2017 Canadian film The Cardinal, a British historical drama The Cardinal, a 1963 American film Cardinal, a fairy chess piece known as the archbishop Cardinal, a participant in the army drinking game Cardinal Puff The Cardinals, a group formed in 2003 The Cardinals, a 1950s R&B group Cardinal, a 1994 album by indie pop duo Cardinal Cardinal, 2016 Cardinal, a 2017 Canadian television series "Cardinal", the second episode of the second season of the television series The Americans Cardinal, a supervillain appearing in Marvel Comics The Cardinal, a 1641 Caroline era tragedy by James Shirley The Cardinal System, a system appearing in the Sword Art Online series Cardinal, a table grape first produced in California in 1939 Lobelia cardinalis known as "cardinal flower" Cardinal Brewery, a brewery founded in 1788 by François Piller, located in Fribourg, Switzerland Cardinal Health, a health care services company Arizona Cardinals, an American professional football team Assindia Cardinals, an American football club from Essen, Germany Ball State Cardinals, the athletic teams of Ball State University Cardenales de Lara, a Venezuelan baseball team Catholic University Cardinals, the athletic teams of the Catholic University of America Front Royal Cardinals, an American baseball team Lamar Cardinals, the athletic teams of Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, USA Louisville Cardinals, the athletic teams of University of Louisville Mapúa Cardinals, the athletic teams of Mapúa Institute of Technology North Central Cardinals, the athletic teams of North Central College St. John Fisher Cardinals, the athletic teams of St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY St. Louis Cardinals, an American professional baseball team Stanford Cardinal, the athletic teams of Stanford University Wesleyan Cardinals, the athletic teams of Wesleyan University West Perth Football Club, an Australian rules football club in Western Australia Woking F.

C. an English football team Cessna 177 Cardinal, a single engine aircraft St. Louis Cardinal C-2-110, a light aircraft built in 1928 NCSIST Cardinal, a family of small UAVs Cardinal The Cardinal Cardinal number, a part of speech for expressing numbers by name Cardinal vowel, a concept in phonetics Cardinal, a vivid red Cardinal, a surname Cardinal, a Ruby programming language implementation using for the Parrot virtual machine Cardenal, a surname Cardinal sin or cardinal syn Cardinale, a surname

Presidential Security Service (Russia)

The Presidential Security Service is a federal government agency concerned with the tasks related to the protection of the President of Russia the Prime Minister of Russia their respective families and residences. It traces its origin to the USSR's Ninth Chief Directorate of the KGB, in the beginning, it was led by KGB general Alexander Korzhakov. From 2000 to 2013, the agency was headed by General Viktor Zolotov. SBP has 2,000 - 3,000 non-uniformed personnel; the Russian Presidential Security Service, although not listed as one of the structural units on the Russian Federal Protective Service's official website. is a secret protective service of the FSO, responsible directly to the President's bodyguard services. The SBP under Putin's first and second terms was alleged to be supervised by Viktor Zolotov, head of the president's personal security service. During Dmitry Medvedev's Presidency, some claim the SBP was still subordinated to Vladimir Putin and used to "keep an eye" on the Russian president Medvedev.

The Psychological Security Department is the Intelligence branch of SBP, responsible for analyzing information collected about the security threats to the life of the president. The Department mixes several selected intelligence experts from the Military Intelligence, Federal Internal Security and the Foreign Intelligence into one branch. Alexander Korzhakov Yuri Krapivin Anatoly Kuznetsov Viktor Zolotov Oleg Klementiyev Dmitry Kochnev Alexey Rubezhnoy Federal Protective Service Kremlin Regiment Presidential Security Service Praetorian Guard

Landquart, Switzerland

Landquart is a municipality in the Landquart Region in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. It was formed when the municipalities of Igis and Mastrils merged on 1 January 2012 into the new municipality of Landquart; the municipality "Landquart" draws its name from a locality in the former municipality of Igis. Igis is first mentioned about 840 as Ovinae/Aviuns. In 1149 it was mentioned in 1225 as Huiuns and in 1253 as Yges. Mastrils is first mentioned in 1318 as Ponstrils. In 1345 it was mentioned as Bastrils. Landquart has an area, of 18.86 km2. Of this area, about 34.7 % is used for agricultural purposes. Of the rest of the land, 15.1% is settled and 4.8% is unproductive land. In the 2004/09 survey a total of 183 ha or about 9.7% of the total area was covered with buildings, an increase of 54 ha over the 1985 amount. Of the agricultural land, 28 ha is used for orchards and vineyards, 602 ha is fields and grasslands and 74 ha consists of alpine grazing areas. Since 1985 the amount of agricultural land has decreased by 74 ha.

Over the same time period the amount of forested land has increased by 13 ha. Rivers and lakes cover 55 ha in the municipality. Landquart has a population of 8,889; as of 2015, 20.2% of the population are resident foreign nationals. Over the last 5 years the population has changed at a rate of 6.47%. The birth rate in the municipality, in 2015, was 9.7, while the death rate was 7.1 per thousand residents. As of 2015, children and teenagers make up 19.6% of the population, while adults are 63.9% of the population and seniors make up 16.6%. In 2015 there were 3,566 single residents, 4,134 people who were married or in a civil partnership, 415 widows or widowers and 707 divorced residents. In 2015 there were 3,812 private households in Landquart with an average household size of 2.29 persons. In 2015 about 60.2% of all buildings in the municipality were single family homes, greater than the percentage in the canton and about the same as the percentage nationally. In 2014 the rate of construction of new housing units per 1000 residents was 14.73.

The vacancy rate for the municipality, in 2016, was 0.6%. The historical population is given in the following chart: Marschlins Castle and the surrounding grounds are listed as a Swiss heritage site of national significance; the castle is the family castle of the noble family of Salis-Marschlins. In addition to the Marschlins Castle, Landquart is home to the ruins of Falkenstein Castle; the Roman Catholic Church of St. Fidelis was built in 1908 in Landquart village; the current Reformed church in Igis village was built to its current appearance in 1486. At that time, the nave was extended to the south and the choir was expanded; the main portal was built in 1486, as this date is carved into the stone. The paintings on the north-east wall date from before the 1486 renovation, it is believed that this wall is part of St. Damian's Church in Ovine, mentioned in 841, though this identification is debated. Part of the identification rests on the fact that the bell of the church contains an inscription that indicates that it was dedicated to Cosmas and Damian.

Regardless, the current church is mentioned about 1300 in the records of Pfäfers Abbey. The Church in Landquart village was built in the 20th Century; the land was acquired in 1914, though construction began only in 1925. Construction finished on 11 January 1926. Adventist Church Landquart | Schulstrasse 76 | 7302 Landquart - The Prättigauer Höhenweg begins at the Landquart railway station and ends at Klosters. Landquart is the center of the Landquart region; as of 2014, there were a total of 5,917 people employed in the municipality. Of these, a total of 151 people worked in 38 businesses in the primary economic sector. There was one mid sized primary sector business with a total of 61 employees; the secondary sector employed 2,019 workers in 109 separate businesses. In 2014 a total of 761 employees worked in 103 small companies. There were 4 mid sized businesses with 476 employees and 2 large businesses which employed 782 people; the tertiary sector provided 3,747 jobs in 495 businesses. There were 53 small businesses with a total of 1,291 employees and 9 mid sized businesses with a total of 1,080 employees.

In 2015 a total of 14.7% of the population received social assistance. In 2011 the unemployment rate in the municipality was 2.3%. In 2015 there was one movie theater in the municipality with 98 seats. In 2015 the average cantonal and church tax rate in the municipality for a couple with two children making CHF 80,000 was 3.7% while the rate for a single person making CHF 150,000 was 15.8%, both of which are close to the average for the canton and the national average. In 2013 the average income in the municipality per tax payer was CHF 69,894 and the per person average was CHF 29,519, less than the cantonal average of CHF 69,964 and CHF 33,075 It is less than the national per tax payer average of CHF 82,682 and the per person average of CHF 35,825. In the 2015 federal election the most popular party was the SVP with 34.7% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the SP, the BDP and the CVP. In the federal election, a total of 2,429 votes were cast, the voter turnout was 41.4%

Frans Krajcberg

Frans Krajcberg was a Polish Brazilian painter, sculptor and photographer. Known for his environmental activism, Krajcberg denounced the destruction of the Brazilian forests, using materials such as burnt wood from illegal forest fires in his artworks. A Polish Jew, Krajcberg was born in Kozienice in 1921, he fought in the Polish Army during World War II. After the war, Krajcberg sought refuge in the Soviet Union, where he studied engineering and art at the Leningrad State University, he studied in Germany at the State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart, where he was a student of Willi Baumeister. Krajcberg came to Brazil in 1948 and participated in the eighth São Paulo Biennial in 1951. During the 1940s he produced abstract art. From 1948-54 he traveled between Paris and Rio de Janeiro, where he made his first nature-based art works. In 1956, Krajcberg moved to Rio de Janeiro, where he shared a studio with the sculptor Franz Weissmann, he became a naturalized Brazilian the following year. In 1964, Krajcberg made his first sculptures with cedar wood.

He made several trips to the Amazon Forest and Pantanal and documenting deforestation, as well as gathering materials for his works, like roots and charred tree trunks. In the 1970s his burnt wood sculptures received international attention. Krajcberg lived in the south of Bahia from 1972 on, where he kept his studio on the Sítio Natura farm in Nova Viçosa. Krajcberg died on 15 November 2017, aged 96, at the Hospital Samaritano in Rio de Janeiro. List of Brazilian painters Frans Krajcberg profile on Itaú Cultural

Prendergast Ladywell School

Prendergast Ladywell School is a coeducational secondary school located in the Crofton Park area of the London Borough of Lewisham, England. Known as Crofton School, it was rebuilt between 2007 and 2008. In 2009 the school entered into the Worshipful Company of Leathersellers federation of schools, was renamed Prendergast Ladywell Fields College. Other schools in the federation include Prendergast Vale School. Prendergast Ladywell School offers GCSEs and BTECs as programmes of study for pupils; the school has a specialism in the Arts. Prendergast Ladywell School official website

Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Vocal or Instrumental

The Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Vocal or Instrumental was an award presented at the 31st Grammy Awards in 1989 to honor quality hard rock/metal works. The Grammy Awards, an annual ceremony, established in 1958 and called the Gramophone Awards, are presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position."The Academy recognized hard rock music artists for the first time in 1989 with the category Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Vocal or Instrumental, combining two of the most popular music genres of the 1980s. Metallica, who were expected to win the inaugural award for their album... And Justice for All, lost to Jethro Tull whose album Crest of a Knave won beating out Jane's Addiction, Iggy Pop, as well as AC/DC; the presenters Lita Ford and Alice Cooper confused, somewhat dejected way in which Cooper announced Jethro Tull's victory, as Ford self-stifled her laughter, the boos from the crowd, the more confusion after reaction by Ian Anderson.

This choice led to widespread criticism of the Academy, as journalists suggested that Jethro Tull's music did not belong in either the hard rock or heavy metal genres. In response, the Academy separated the genres creating the categories Best Hard Rock Performance and Best Metal Performance; this incident is considered an example of the Grammy Awards being out of touch with popular sentiment, was named the biggest upset in Grammy history by Entertainment Weekly. In 2012, the combined Hard Rock/Metal category returned following a major overhaul of Grammy Award categories; the separate Best Hard Rock Performance and Best Metal Performance categories were merged into the renamed Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance category. However, in June 2013, it was announced that the combined category was being discontinued in favor of reinstating Best Metal Performance. Beginning in 2014, quality hard rock performances were recognized under the category Best Rock Performance. In 1988, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences added a Hard Rock/Metal Performance category for the 31st Grammy Awards.

Nominated works for the award included Blow Up Your Video by AC/DC, "Cold Metal" by Iggy Pop, Nothing's Shocking by Jane's Addiction, Crest of a Knave by Jethro Tull, and... And Justice for All by Metallica. Jethro Tull's lead singer Ian Anderson was surprised by the band's nomination, as both Anderson and music critics did not consider the group's music to be part of the heavy metal music genre. Metallica's performance at the ceremony, held in February 1989 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, marked the first time a heavy metal group had performed during the Grammy Awards. Metallica was expected to win the award, members of Jethro Tull were told by their record label Chrysalis Records not to bother attending the ceremony because they "weren't to win." However, Jethro Tull won the award, when presenters Alice Cooper and Lita Ford announced the result, booing could be heard from the crowd. Anderson, who assumed that the band was being recognized for their twenty-year history, as opposed to a single album stated that he was "lucky" not to have attended the ceremony, as "there's no way I could have accepted it under those circumstances."

The result, considered an "embarrassment" for the Academy, generated much controversy. In response to the criticism they received over the award, Jethro Tull's record label took out an advertisement in Billboard magazine with a picture of a flute lying amid a pile of iron rebars and the line, "The flute is a heavy, metal instrument!" Metallica added a sticker to subsequent releases of... And Justice for All, reading: "Grammy Award LOSERS". Separate awards for Best Hard Rock Performance and Best Metal Performance were introduced in 1990. Beginning that year, Metallica won three consecutive Grammy Awards for Best Metal Performance for the song "One" from... And Justice for All, their cover of Queen's "Stone Cold Crazy", their eponymous album in 1992; when Metallica won the Grammy in 1992, drummer Lars Ulrich referenced the previous award by facetiously "thanking" Jethro Tull for not putting out an album that year, though they had released the album Catfish Rising in 1991. A decade after Jethro Tull defeated Metallica, Ulrich admitted: "I'd be lying if I didn't tell you I was disappointed.

Human nature is that you'd rather win than lose, but Jethro Tull walking away with it makes a huge mockery of the intentions of the event." As of 2010, Metallica holds the record for the most wins in the metal category, with a total of six. This incident is cited as an example of the Grammy Awards selection committee being out of touch with popular sentiment, was named the biggest upset in Grammy history by Entertainment Weekly. Other publications that have included the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance upset in their lists of top Grammy moments include Cracked.com and the Ventura County Star. 1989 in heavy metal music Jethro Tull discography List of awards and nominations received by Metallica Metallica discography Official site of the Grammy Awards Video: 31st Annual Grammy Awards – Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Rock on the Net – Grammy Awards: Best Hard Rock Performance