Chaz Salvatore Bono is an American writer and actor. His parents are entertainers Sonny Cher. Bono is a trans man. In 1995, while identifying as a woman, several years after being outed as lesbian by the tabloid press, he publicly self-identified as a lesbian in a cover story in a leading American gay monthly magazine, The Advocate going on to discuss the process of coming out to oneself and to others in two books. Family Outing: A Guide to the Coming Out Process for Gays and Their Families includes his coming-out account; the memoir The End of Innocence discusses his outing, music career, partner Joan's death from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Between 2008 and 2010, Bono underwent female-to-male gender transition. A two-part Entertainment Tonight feature in June 2009 explained that his transition had started a year before. In May 2010, he changed his gender and name. A documentary on Bono's experience, Becoming Chaz, was screened at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and made its television debut on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Bono was born in Los Angeles, the only child of Cher and Sonny Bono of the pop duo Sonny & Cher, stars of a TV variety show on which the young child appeared. Bono was named after the film Chastity, produced by Sonny and in which Cher played a bisexual woman. Bono came out to both parents as a lesbian at age 18. In Family Outing, Bono wrote that, "as a child, I always felt there was something different about me. I'd look at other girls my age and feel perplexed by their obvious interest in the latest fashion, which boy in class was the cutest, who looked the most like cover girl Christie Brinkley; when I was 13, I found a name for how I was different. I realized I was gay." Bono began a short music career in 1988 with the band Ceremony, which released one album, Hang Out Your Poetry, in 1993. The band featured Bono on vocals, acoustic guitar, percussion. Other members were Heidi Shink a.k.a.. Chance, Pete McRae, Steve Bauman, Louis Ruiz, Bryn Mathieu. All but one of the band's songs were written or co-written by Bono and Mark Hudson.
They used digital effects on the album. It's more a tip of the hat than emulating it. We took the music we love and rejuvenated it, made it 90s." Critical reception of the album was lukewarm, with Roch Parisien of Allmusic describing Hang Out Your Poetry as a mildly psychedelic take on early 1990s pop, "pleasant, well-produced ear-candy that's toothless". The songs "Could've Been Love" and "Ready for Love" were released as singles from the album. Sonny and Cher recorded backing vocals for the track "Livin' It Up" on the album. In April 1995, Bono came out as a lesbian in an interview with The Advocate, a national gay and lesbian magazine; the 1998 book Family Outing detailed how Bono's coming out "catapulted me into a political role that has transformed my life, providing me with affirmation as a lesbian, as a woman, as an individual." In the same book, Bono reported that Cher, both a gay icon and an ally of LGBT communities, was quite uncomfortable with the news at first and "went ballistic" before coming to terms with it: "By August 1996, one year after I came out publicly, my mother had progressed so far that she agreed to'come out' herself on the cover of The Advocate as the proud mother of a lesbian daughter."
Cher has since become an outspoken LGBT rights activist. Bono's paternal relationship became strained after Sonny became a Republican Congressman from California; the differences in their political views separated them, the two had not spoken for more than a year at the time of Sonny's fatal skiing accident in January 1998. Bono worked as a writer at large for The Advocate; as a social activist, Bono became a spokesperson for the Human Rights Campaign, promoted National Coming Out Day, campaigned for the reelection of Bill Clinton for US President, campaigned against the Defense of Marriage Act, served as Entertainment Media Director for the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. Bono was a team captain for Celebrity Fit Club 3 and was supported by girlfriend Jennifer Elia, who orchestrated exercise and training sessions. In June 2016, the Human Rights Campaign released a video in tribute to the victims of the 2016 Orlando gay nightclub shooting. In mid-2008, Bono began undergoing a physical and social transition from female to male.
This was confirmed in June 2009 by his publicist, who identified Bono's preferred name as Chaz Bono and said, "It is Chaz's hope that his choice to transition will open the hearts and minds of the public regarding this issue, just as his coming out did." GLAAD and the Empowering Spirits Foundation were quick to offer praise and support for the announcement. Bono's legal transition was completed on May 6, 2010, when a California court granted his request for a gender and name change. Bono made Becoming Chaz, a documentary film about his transition that premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival; the Oprah Winfrey Network acquired the rights to the documentary and debuted it on May 10, 2011. In September 2011, he became a competitor on the 13th season of the US version of Dancing with the Stars, paired with professional ballroom dancer Lacey Schwimmer; the duo was eliminated October 25, 2011. This was the first time an transgender man starred on a major network television show for something unrelated to being transgender.
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The 1966 Langhorne 100 was held on Sunday, June 12, 1966. The race was won by Mario Andretti; the race was completed in one hour. It was the fifth race of the sixteen race season; the average speed of 98.69 mph. The race was held on June 12. Mario Andretti took the pole with Don Branson starting next to him in a Sprint Car. Upon getting the green flag Andretti moved into the lead pulling away from Branson. Gary Congdon moved into a comfortable third. By lap two Andretti was 8 car links ahead of Branson and Congdon, showing the superiority of the rear engine cars. Jim McElreath who started 11th, maneuvered up to 6th position early in the race. On lap 26 George Snider and Art Pollard collide with the outside wall; the race goes under its first caution with Andretti still leading. When the race resumed Andretti pulled away once again. On lap 55 Congdon, third at the time pit with gearbox problems, taking him out of the race. Midway through the race McElreath passed Joe Leonard moving him into 3rd. Andretti at this time led by half a lap.
McElreath passed Branson for 2nd. On lap 56, Gordon Johncock pit with universal joint issues; this put him out of the race. Jim Hurtubise Passed Branson's sprint car to move him into 3rd. On lap 65 Bud Tingelstad dropped out with engine failure. On lap 71 Hurtubise smashed into the infield fence, he is OK. This brings out a second yellow. On the restart Al Unser moves into third passing Leonard. Andretti has a two-second lead over McElreath. On lap 78 Bob Hurt and Ronnie Dunman crash. Dunman is OK and continues the race but Hurt is out; this brings out the third yellow. On the restart Andretti pulls away from McElreath. On lap 89 Bobby Unser's rear engine car leaks oil on the track, he is out. Sam Sessions spins out bringing out a final yellow; the white flag is presented along with the yellow. Andretti wins under yellow, he completed the race in one hour. This put him third in USAC standings. Http://racing-reference.info/race/1966_Langhorne_100/UO
Coming Down Your Way is the thirteenth album by American rock band Three Dog Night, released in 1975. The albums original working title was "Dog Style", changed for unknown reasons. "'Til the World Ends" – 3:32 "You Can Leave Your Hat On" – 3:06 "Good Old Feeling" – 3:14 "Mind over Matter" – 3:05 "Midnight Flyer" – 4:34 "Kite Man" – 4:18 "Coming Down Your Way" – 4:02 "When It's Over" – 4:50 "Lean Back, Hold Steady" – 3:48 "Yo Te Quiero Hablar" – 5:11 Mike Allsup – guitar, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, All Guitars Dennis Belfield – bass Jimmy Greenspoon – piano, Electric Piano, ARP String Ensemble, organ, ARP synthesizer, All Pianos Danny Hutton – lead vocals, background vocals Mickey McMeel – percussion, drums Chuck Negron – lead vocals, background vocals Jack Ryland – bass Floyd Sneed – drums Ron Stockert – Fender Rhodes piano Cory Wells – lead vocals, background vocals Additional personnel Ben Benay – rhythm guitar, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, horn arrangements Victor Feldman – marimba, vibraphone Chuck Findley – trumpet, slide trumpet Gary Giambroni – harp Jay Gruska – background vocals Jimmy Ienner – conga, background vocals Skip Konte – Chamberlin, clavinet, ARP synthesizer, ARP string ensemble William Perkins – baritone saxophone George Pierre – conga Dalton Smith – trumpet Ernie Watts – saxophone solo Producer: Jimmy Ienner Engineer: Carmine Rubino, Shelly Yakus Arranger: Jimmie Haskell, & A Cash Box Magazine album review dated June 7, 1975 states "One of the major factors behind Three Dog Night's rise to the top of the pop heap has been their uncanny ability of giving new life and stature to other people's songs.
This mastery of other people's material continues on Coming Down Your Way as the Dog's put their own brand of pop polish on the likes of Randy Newman's “You Can Leave Your Hat On" and Allen Toussaint's "Mind Over Matter”. Chuck Negron's gritty vocals on the disk's title track proves a musical as do the same on "Til The World Ends". Three Dog Night's Coming Down Their Way. Lush orchestrations and production complexity make this an interesting prospect for the summer months."A Billboard magazine Top Album Picks page dated June 7, 1975 gives another view: "Say what you will, there is no other group who can tackle as many diverse styles in one LP and do them as well as Three Dog. Working with producer Jimmy lenner and associate producer Bob Monaco the band takes on Randy Newman, Allen Toussaint, Dave Loggins, Jeff Barry and Daniel Moore among others and comes up with creditable renditions of the material of each. Songs are keyboard based when uptempo songs are taken on and string oriented on the ballads, which tend to be more effective than the rockers.
Somehow, the wilder material seems a bit strained and contrived while the slower tunes work both vocally and instrumentally. Strongest lead vocals come from Chuck Negron, who appears most at home with both ballads and rockers. Nothing overly original here, it is interpretations that they have always shone, this is where they shine once more. Best cuts: "'Til The World Ends", "Good Old Feeling", "Coming Down Your Way", "When It's Over", "Yo Te Quiero Hablar". One of America's few supergroups." Album – Billboard | RPM Singles – Billboard | RPM
I-25 & Broadway station is a three-platform RTD light rail station in Denver, United States. Operating as part of the C, D, E, F and H Lines, the station was opened on October 8, 1994, is operated by the Regional Transportation District; as the name implies, the station is located at the interchange between Interstate 25 and Broadway in south-central Denver. It is the major transfer point for commuters traveling from Littleton and Englewood on the Southwest Line to the Denver Technological Center on the Southeast Lines; when the system was first opened in 1994, I-25 & Broadway was the southern terminus for the Central Line, at that time built in the lone corridor in the system. Since three new corridors have been constructed. I-25 & Broadway Station is becoming a focal point of a new transit-oriented development on the site of the old Gates Rubber Company factory, just south and west of the station. An examination of the public timetables shows that this station is the site of "European style" timed transfer connections during peak periods between southbound C and H Line and northbound D Line trains, after midnight between southbound D and E Line and miscellaneous northbound trains.
Tracks in this station are laid out in a wye. Trains originating at the yard south of Evans Station and bound for the Southeast Lines bypass I-25 & Broadway platforms, but operate in service from Evans Station. Trains returning to the yard do not operate in service. I-25 & Broadway is the southernmost transfer station for all lines leading north toward the 10th & Osage station
Synesthesia is a studio album from Canadian pop punk band Courage My Love. It was released on February 3, 2017. Synesthesia is Courage My Love's second full-length album, the first being a re-release of a previous EP; the album combines the pop punk sound the band is known for, plus elements of synthwave and synthpop. The album was influenced by drummer Phoenix Arn-Horn self teaching herself synth programming. "Synesthesia is much new age, with a mix of pop, punk and dance" says Jared Allen of Volume Magazine."These songs are all composed well." Said NewNoise. "They're diverse, creeping up on the necks of bands similar in style. But, this trio doesn’t want to be pigeonholed, they want to hit the ground running with their guts intact and the music pulsating in those veins. All the tracks on Synesthesia are expertly driven."She Shreds Magazine interviewed the band when the single "Stereo" was released. The interview states; the first lasted nearly two years before an initial recording session and the remainder of the album was developed from there.
“We knew going in that we didn’t want to rush anything,” Mercedes says. "We knew that at this stage in our career this album was pretty much break. This would be the turning point. So we couldn’t allow any filler songs. That’s why the last five songs had to be above and beyond anything we’d done before. There was a lot of pressure, but sometimes pressure can lead to an amazing end result.” In an interview with AltPress, lead singer Mercedes Arn-Horn describes the album as "a story everyone can relate to. A heartbreak, a crisis of faith, the long struggle toward regaining your self-esteem and self-respect. We chose the title Synesthesia because we thought it was the perfect concept for trying to describing the feeling of being lost and overwhelmed by emotions." All tracks are written by All tracks were written by Courage My Love. Stereo Need Someone Animal Heart Walls Mercedes Arn-Horn - Vocals, guitars Phoenix Arn-Horn - Drums, synths Brandon Lockwood - Bass
Manoj Nandwana is a film distributor and Film Producer of Bollywood. With more than 14 years of experience in the movie business. Manoj Nandwana famous for his controversial film project based on Neera Wadia. Born in Rajasthan, Manoj Nandwana holds degree of Chartered Accountancy, he on founded Jai Viratra Entertainment Limited on 14 November 1996 and has been distributing movies across India since then. JVEL started to distribute big budgeted films in the territory of Rajasthan. Karan Arjun, Zamana Diwanaa and Kudrat are some of the movies distributed under the JVEL banner. In the year 2002, Manoj Nandwana's JVEL ventured into film production in association with M/s Raj Films and produced Karampath starring Sunil Shetty in the lead. After which,'Do Chehare’ followed featuring Suniel Shetty, Krishna Abhishek, Shatrughan Sinha, Shakti Kapoor, Kiran Kumar, Mohnish Behl, Negar Khan, Sohail Khan. In the year 2007, their music album ‘Poo Kya Jalwa Hai’ was released. JVEL owns the worldwide distribution rights for ‘Banegi Apni Baat’ starring Raghuveer Yadav.
Paresh Rawal and Om Puri starrer Road to Sangam was jointly produced by JVEL and Gemini Studios which had released in 2009. Critically acclaimed 2010 release Udaan was co-produced. By JVEL in association with UTV Motion Pictures and Sanjay Singh. Manoj Nandwana on Bollywood HUngama Manoj Nanwana on IMDB