Carlton was a British media company. It was led by Michael P. Green and listed on the London Stock Exchange from 1983 until 2 February 2004, when it was bought by Granada plc in a corporate takeover to form ITV plc. Carlton shareholders gained 32% of ITV plc; as well as being the parent company of Carlton Television Limited it was involved in several other media and broadcasting businesses and was a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. In 1967 Michael Green established a printing and photo-processing company, Tangent Industries, with his brother-in-law and his father-in-law. In 1982, Green bought Transvideo. A year the name was changed to Carlton Communications when the company went public. Soon after, the Moving Picture Company, Europe's largest video facilities provider, joined Carlton in a joint venture to acquire the UK subsidiary of California's International Video Corporation, IVC UK Ltd. Carlton acquired MPC itself in July 1983 for £13 million, with Mike Luckwell as managing director of the enlarged company.
During 1985, Abekas Video Systems was purchased for £30m, helping to expand the company's operations in the field of video editing and allowing Carlton to produce projects as diverse as commercials, rock music videos, corporate videos.. Green valued strict financial controls to allow cash flow, so when new companies were acquired they used Carlton’s accounting practices to enable easy consolidation. Carlton's consolidated gross profit reached £38.1 million in 1985 coming from IVC, MPC, Carlton Studios. Abekas results further enhanced the profits in the following year. Green tried unsuccessfully to acquire a broadcasting station, he first tried for Thames before trying for LWT. The Independent Broadcasting Authority intervened. In response, Green sold his existing 5 percent share for £1 million. Carlton failed to win the direct satellite broadcasting franchise, which went to British Satellite Broadcasting. In March 1987, Carlton acquired a 20 per cent in Central Television from Ladbrokes for £30million which gave Carlton its first stake in a terrestrial broadcasting company Bob Phillis became Carlton's representative on the broad of directors, having worked for Central before joining Carlton as managing director.
Carlton increased its portfolio of media companies with the acquisition of Zenith Productions for £7.3 million. Carlton purchased Skyscan, the satellite dish manufacturer, in 1986; the company was sold on in 1988 because of slow sales and continuing delays in new start-up television services. Carlton's biggest acquisition of the decade came in October 1988, when it bought Technicolor for $780m, which led to Carlton becoming the world's largest producer of video cassette duplication and motion picture film processing, serving Hollywood studios and software companies. A year Carlton bought United Engineering Industries plc for £580m, incorporating Quantel and Solid State Logic, which designed and manufactured professional video and sound products. Carlton disposed of Solid State Logic in 1999 and Quantel in 2000. Carlton's most significant move was to outbid Thames Television for the ITV London weekday licence in 1991. In 1985, Carlton had executed a failed take-over bid for Thames after Thorn EMI and British Electric Traction decided to sell its share of Thames.
The deal was blocked by both Richard Dunn, chief executive of Thames, by the IBA, which concluded'the proposal would lead to a major change in the nature and characteristic of a viable ITV programme company'. Michael Green was left saying: ` We are surprised at the IBA's decision. I'm certain it would not have been a major change to Thames. We have always suggested that we would make sure the company would continue to be what it is at this moment in time.' IBA said it had nothing against Carlton owning part of an ITV company, but believed'any' single ownership of an ITV company was undesirable. Thames floated on the stock market in July 1986. A few days afterwards, speculation appeared that Carlton had attempted to buy a sizable number of shares. Michael Green, chairman of Carlton, was quoted as saying,'I can't comment', but a Thames spokesperson pointed out:'It does seem quite likely, it has been said that Green talked to the Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on the matter, which in turn may have helped to shape the 1990 Parliamentary Act which replaced the IBA with the Independent Television Commission and the change in franchise allocation procedures.
Carlton Television had a policy of being a'publisher-broadcaster', not producing any programmes of its own. By 1994, the ITC had criticised the channel for its'poor network programming', said further improvements could be made. In January 1992, Carlton strengthened its media library when it acquired Pickwick Group, which in turn was re-branded and merged with the existing Carlton library to create Carlton Visual Entertainment; the company acquired a 20% stake in GMTV a month after it won the ITV breakfast franchise 1991 and bought 18% stake in Independent Television News in 1993. Carlton increased its stake in Central Television to 81% in 1994 and two years added Westcountry Television to its portfolio; the acquisition of Central
Latin Lace is a 1958 album by jazz pianist George Shearing and his quintet. Latin Lace is one of a number of themed recordings with deliberately sexualised album covers that Shearing and his quintet produced in the 1950s. Scott Yanow reviewed the album for Allmusic and awarded it three stars, commenting that "The second of pianist George Shearing's full-length Latin albums once again finds his quintet...being joined by the exciting congas of Armando Peraza Most of the easy-listening melodies are from south of the border, but the ones that aren't are given a Latinized treatment. This is nice music...". Latin Lace and Shearing's 1959 album Latin Affair were featured in Tom Moon's 2008 book 1,000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die. "The Story of Love" – 2:29 "Serenata" – 2:44 "Tu, Mi Delirio" – 2:04 "Cali Mambo" – 2:48 "Rondo" – 2:50 "To the Ends of the Earth" – 2:43 "The Moon was Yellow" – 2:40 "Wonder Struck" – 2:31 "Sand in My Shoes" – 2:07 "Mambo Caribe" – 2:58 "It's Not for Me to Say" – 1:48 "Mambo No. 2" – 2:43 George Shearing – piano Toots Thielemans – guitar Al McKibbon – double bass Armando Peraza – congas Emil Richards – vibraphone Percy Brice – drums Dave Cavanaugh – producer Latin Lace at Discogs
The First Ladies of Disco Show was the first concert tour by American group First Ladies of Disco. The tour features individual members Martha Wash, Linda Clifford, Evelyn "Champagne" King performing their own the set list of past hits as well as a few cover songs. After the departure of King, Norma Jean Wright joined the lineup and toured in February 2018; the concert opened with each group member individually performing their own set list of songs beginning with Evelyn "Champagne" King followed by Linda Clifford and lastly Martha Wash. King opened her set list with "Love Come Down". "I'm in Love" followed and would involve King inviting a member of audience on stage to dance with her for duration of the song. King closed out her set by performing "A Change Is Gonna Come" as the intro to her final song "Shame", during which she played percussion. Clifford opened her set list with the album version of her single "Runaway Love", she followed up with "If My Friends Could See Me Now". At the climax of her set, Clifford performed "Shoot Your Best Shot".
Wash rounded up the solo sets. She began with her song "Strike It Up", she closed out the set with her version of "Dream On". After the solo sets, the ladies perform together. First Ladies of Disco perform "led by Clifford. During the song, King played percussion; the group proceeds. "Bad Girls" is led by King. The final song is the debut single by First Ladies of Disco called "Show Some Love". Wayne Anderson from the website HuffPost gave the show high recommendation. Anderson praised Wash and King's voices, "Like Martha, when Evelyn sings her past hits such as “Shame” she sounds just as perfect as if you were hearing it on the radio back in the day... I don't know what their future tour schedule is but I'm telling you this: If the First Ladies of Disco Show comes to your town - GO SEE THAT SHOW!" Martha Wash performed "Gonna Make You Sweat" and "It's Raining Men" and Linda Clifford performed "Red Light" at select dates
Julie Andrieu is a French television/radio presenter and food critic. Julie Andrieu was born in Paris, the daughter of actress Nicole Courcel, married to a man much younger than her and who abandoned her during her pregnancy, she and her mother lived for a year with Jean-Pierre Coffe, a close friend. She has a half-sister from her father's side, she is the cousin of writer Marc Levy and actress Cathy Andrieu. She started her career at age 18 as a photographer for France Soir. At age 20, she learnt to prepare small dishes to please her partner, the photographer Jean-Marie Périer, she published in 1999 her first cookbook titled La Cuisine de Julie and became in 2000 a food critic for the Guide Lebey. Since 2001, she has hosted several radio and television programs on cooking: Tout un plat, program on channel Téva, 2001 Votre table, program on radio RMC Info, 2002 Julie autour du monde, program on channel Cuisine+, 2003 Julie cuisine, daily program on channel TF1, 2004–05 Droit dans le buffet, weekly program on radio Europe 1, 2005 Fourchette & Sac à Dos, weekly program on channel France 5, 2007 Côté cuisine, daily program on channel France 3, 2009 Les carnets de Julie, weekly program on channel France 3, 2012Since September 2009, she has been a food columnist in the daily television program C à vous presented by Alessandra Sublet on France 5, preparing every evening a recipe during the show.
In 2012, she replaced Alessandra Sublet during her pregnancy by hosting the program every Friday. She collaborates on the weekly television magazine Télé 7 Jours for the rubric À table, she has published a number of books of recipes and cooking advice, created her own website and produced several television programs titled, such as Julie chez vous, where she visits individuals to make an inventory of their closets and develop a recipe with the material they have. Julie Andrieu married in August 2010 French neurosurgeon Stéphane Delajoux, she gave birth on 26 October 2012 to a boy named Hadrien. In September 2015, she announced expecting her second child, gave birth on 16 December 2015 to a girl named Gaïa. Julie cuisine le monde, Alain Ducasse, November 2011 Comment briller aux fourneaux sans savoir faire cuire un œuf, Agnès Viénot, April 2010 Carnet de correspondances. Mes accords de goûts, Agnès Viénot, April 2009 Julie chez vous, September 2008 Confidences sucrées, Agnès Vienot, October 2007 Mes secrets pour garder la ligne... sans régime, Robert Laffont, March 2007 Le B.
A.-ba du chocolat, October 2006 Julie cuisine avec 3 fois rien, Albin Michel, March 2006 Julie cuisine pour garder la ligne, Albin Michel, March 2006 Julie cuisine en quelques minutes, Albin Michel, October 2005 Julie cuisine à l'avance, Albin Michel, October 2005 Ma p'tite cuisine, April 2005 Les Cantines de Julie, October 2004 Le Canard de Julie, October 2003 La Cuisine expliquée à ma mère, Albin Michel, October 2002 Tout cru, Albin Michel, May 2001 La Cuisine de Julie, Albin Michel, 1999 Lebey des restaurants de Paris, Albin Michel, 2005 Petit Lebey des bistrots, Albin Michel, 2005 Lebey des restaurants italiens de Paris, Albin Michel, 2004 Le Guide du club des croqueurs de Chocolat, Stock, 1998 Official website Julie Andrieu on IMDb
The Santiago Street Circuit is a temporary street circuit located in the city of Santiago, Chile. It is used for the Santiago ePrix of the single-seater, electrically powered Formula E championship, it was first used on 3 February 2018 for the 2018 Santiago ePrix. The track is 2.46 km in length, with 12 turns. It starts in Avenue Santa María, in the northern side of the Mapocho River, crossing it on Pio Nono Bridge. After rounding Plaza Baquedano, it takes the Alameda to the west until reaching the Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center, where it turns back to the east and crosses the Parque Forestal. After following Cardenal Caro Avenue, it turns back to the north in front of the Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts, crosses the river again, returning to the start point. Antofagasta Minerals Santiago E-Prix
Gmina Działdowo is a rural gmina in Działdowo County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. Its seat is the town of Działdowo; the gmina covers an area of 272.77 square kilometres, as of 2006 its total population is 9,481. Gmina Działdowo contains the villages and settlements of Burkat, Drzazgi, Filice, Gąsiorowo, Gnojno, Jankowice, Kisiny, Klęczkowo, Kramarzewo, Krasnołąka, Księży Dwór, Lipówka, Mosznica, Myślęta, Petrykozy, Pierławki, Pożary, Rudolfowo, Rywociny, Sękowo, Sławkowo, Turza Wielka, Wilamowo and Zakrzewo. Gmina Działdowo is bordered by the gminas of Dąbrówno, Iłowo-Osada, Kozłowo, Kuczbork-Osada, Lipowiec Kościelny, Płośnica and Rybno. Polish official population figures 2006