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E. E. Cummings

Edward Estlin "E. E." Cummings styled as e e cummings, as he is attributed in many of his published works, was an American poet, essayist and playwright. He wrote 2,900 poems, two autobiographical novels, four plays, several essays, he is regarded as one of the most important American poets of the 20th century. Cummings is associated with modernist free-form poetry. Much of his work uses lower case spellings for poetic expression, his use of lower case extended to rendering the personal pronoun I as i, as in the phrase "i shall go.” Edward Estlin Cummings was born on October 14, 1894 in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Edward Cummings and the former Rebecca Haswell Clarke, a well-known Unitarian couple in the city. His father was a professor at Harvard University who became nationally known as the minister of South Congregational Church in Boston, Massachusetts, his mother, who loved to spend time with her children, played games with Cummings and his sister, Elizabeth. From an early age, Cummings' parents supported his creative gifts.

Cummings wrote poems and drew as a child, he played outdoors with the many other children who lived in his neighborhood. He grew up in the company of such family friends as the philosophers William Josiah Royce. Many of Cummings' summers were spent on Silver Lake in Madison, New Hampshire, where his father had built two houses along the eastern shore; the family purchased the nearby Joy Farm where Cummings had his primary summer residence. He expressed; as he matured, Cummings moved to an "I, Thou" relationship with God. His journals are replete with references to "le bon Dieu", as well as prayers for inspiration in his poetry and artwork. Cummings "also prayed for strength to be his essential self, for relief of spirit in times of depression."Cummings wanted to be a poet from childhood and wrote poetry daily from age 8 to 22, exploring assorted forms. He graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in 1915 and received a Master of Arts degree from the university in 1916.

In his studies at Harvard, he developed an interest in modern poetry, which ignored conventional grammar and syntax, while aiming for a dynamic use of language. Upon graduating, he worked for a book dealer. In 1917, with the First World War ongoing in Europe, Cummings enlisted in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance Corps. On the boat to France, he met William Slater Brown and they would become friends. Due to an administrative error and Brown did not receive an assignment five weeks, a period they spent exploring Paris. Cummings fell in love with the city. During their service in the ambulance corps, the two young writers sent letters home that drew the attention of the military censors, they were known to prefer the company of French soldiers over fellow ambulance drivers. The two expressed anti-war views. On September 21, 1917, five months after starting his belated assignment and William Slater Brown were arrested by the French military on suspicion of espionage and undesirable activities, they were held for three and a half months in a military detention camp at the Dépôt de Triage, in La Ferté-Macé, Normandy.

They were imprisoned with other detainees in a large room. Cummings' father failed to obtain his son's release through diplomatic channels, in December 1917 he wrote a letter to President Woodrow Wilson. Cummings was released on December 19, 1917, Brown was released two months later. Cummings used his prison experience as the basis for his novel, The Enormous Room, about which F. Scott Fitzgerald said, "Of all the work by young men who have sprung up since 1920 one book survives—The Enormous Room by e e cummings... Those few who cause books to live have not been able to endure the thought of its mortality."Cummings returned to the United States on New Year's Day 1918. In 1918 he was drafted into the army, he served in the 12th Division at Camp Devens, until November 1918. Cummings lived there for two years before returning to New York, his collection Tulips and Chimneys was published in 1923 and his inventive use of grammar and syntax is evident. The book was cut by his editor. XLI Poems was published in 1925.

With these collections, Cummings made his reputation as an avant garde poet. During the rest of the 1920s and 1930s, Cummings returned to Paris a number of times, traveled throughout Europe, among others, artist Pablo Picasso. In 1931 Cummings traveled to the Soviet Union, recounting his experiences in Eimi, published two years later. During these years Cummings traveled to Northern Africa and Mexico, he worked as an portrait artist for Vanity Fair magazine. In 1926, Cummings' parents were in a car crash. Cummings described the crash in the following passage from his i: six nonlectures series given at Harvard in 1952 and 1953: A locomotive cut the car in half, killing my father instantly; when two brakemen jumped from the halted train, they saw a woman standing – dazed but erect – beside a mangled machine. One of her hands (the yo

Gerard Cox

Gerardus Antonius "Gerard" Cox is a Dutch singer, cabaret artist and actor. For fifteen years, he played the lead character of the Dutch sitcom Toen Was Geluk Heel Gewoon. In 2018, Cox had a leading role in the RTL 4 alternative comedy series Beter Laat Dan Nooit, where he travels around the world with other Dutch celebrities, which include Peter Faber, Willibrord Frequin and Barrie Stevens. 1968 - Gerard Cox - 12"LP - CNR - SLPT 35055 1971 - Wie Wijst Gerard Cox De Weg...? - 12"LP - DECCA - 6376 002 1972 - Vrijblijvend... Gerard Cox - 12"LP - CBS - S 65235 1972 - De Grootste Successen Van Gerard Cox - 12"LP - CNR - 241 383 1973 - De Beste Van Gerard Cox - 12"LP - CBS - S 53029 1974 - Alles Van Gerard Cox - 12"LP - CBS - S 80462 1975 -'t Voordeel Van De Twijfel - 12"LP - CBS - S 65981 1976 - Je Moet Je Verdriet Verbijten - 12"LP - CBS - S 81629 1978 - Zo Zijn We Niet Getrouwd - 12"LP - ARIOLA - 25 889 XOT 1978 - Ik Hoop Dat't Nooit Ochtend Wordt... - 12"LP - ARIOLA - 200 241 1987 - Aangenaam - CD - EMI - 746 723 2 1988 -'t Is Weer Voorbij Die Mooie Zomer - CD - CBS - 462 647 2 1988 - Balans - CD - EMI - 791 201 2 1993 - Leuk Voor Later - CD - EMI - 789 018 2 1995 - Uit Liefde En Respect...

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Open Road Films

Open Road Films, LLC Global Road Entertainment from 2017 to 2018, is an American film production and distribution company based in Los Angeles, California. It was launched in March 2011 as a joint venture between the two largest American theatrical exhibitors, AMC Theatres and Regal Entertainment Group, who both owned the company until it was acquired by Tang Media Partners, a media company owned by Donald Tang, in August 2017. After Tang's purchase, Open Road and IM Global both rebranded as "Global Road Entertainment". In September 2018, Open Road declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy; the bankruptcy did not effect TMP, IM Global or IM Global TV. In November 2018, Open Road agreed to be purchased by Raven Capital Management. Raven completed its acquisition in February 2019. In March 2011, rival theater chains AMC Entertainment and Regal Entertainment Group announced the hiring of Tom Ortenberg as Chief Executive Officer of a new company, Open Road Films, it was founded by Eric Hohl, former executive of United Artists and TriStar Pictures.

Ortenberg an executive of Lionsgate and The Weinstein Company, filled out his executive team with the April 2011 hirings of Jason Cassidy, Elliott Kleinberg, Steven Andriuzzo, Ben Cotner. Open Road's titles are distributed in the home entertainment market by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, a deal, signed in June 2011. In June 2011, a few months after it started operations, Open Road Films signed a pay-TV deal with Netflix, which expired in 2016; the studio released its first film, Killer Elite, on September 23, 2011, directed by Gary McKendry and starring Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro. Open Road's 2015 film Spotlight received six Academy Award nominations and became the surprise winner for Best Picture at the 88th Academy Awards winning for Best Original Screenplay; these were the first Oscar wins for the company. In October 2013, the studio signed a pay-TV deal with Showtime that began in 2017 and expires in 2020. Open Road and UPHE extended its home distribution deal in February 2014 through 2017.

On October 30, 2014, Open Road announced an international deal with FilmNation Entertainment. The deal would allow the company to purchase worldwide rights and FilmNation selling and servicing international distribution. Open Road Films was purchased by Tang Media Partners in August 2017. Rob Friedman joined Tang Media Partners in August 2017 as chairman and CEO of TMP Entertainment to oversee Open Road, IM Global and IM Global TV. Open Road Films and fellow TMP Entertainment units were renamed to Global Road Entertainment on October 30, 2017 with Friedman assuming the Global Road chairman and CEO posts. In 2017, the company announced plans to have a slate of 15 films per year by 2020. At the European Film Market in February 2018, Global Road announced that it anticipated spending $1 billion on film and television productions over the next three years, with production budgets projected to be in the $20 million to $100 million range. In 2018, the company made an agreement with Blumhouse Productions to co-develop and co-finance low budget Chinese language genre films.

Global Road's 2018 film distribution slate includes the teen drama Midnight Sun, starring Bella Thorne and Patrick Schwarzenegger. X. L.. Upcoming Global Road productions include Serenity, a neo-noir thriller starring Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Diane Lane and directed by Steven Knight; the company's film I Think We're Alone Now, starring Peter Dinklage, Elle Fanning and Paul Giamatti, premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Global Road's television arm develops scripted and non-scripted programming for both U. S. and global markets. Shows being developed include Cat's Cradle, a limited series based on the novel by Kurt Vonnegut, being written and executive produced by Noah Hawley for FX. In January 2018, Global Road signed a development deal with Reginald Hudlin and Byron Phillips through their company New Nation Networks, under which Hudlin and Phillips would develop and produce original content for Global Road; that month, the company signed a first-look television deal with Adam Shankman and Jennifer Gibgot's production company Offspring Entertainment.

Around the same time, Global Road announced co-development deals with French production company Newen and the Ukrainian FILM. UA Group. Global Road's film unit was taken over by its primary lenders, Bank of America and East West

Live at Easy Street

Live at Easy Street is a live EP by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam that includes songs taken from a surprise in-store performance at Easy Street Records in West Seattle on April 29, 2005. The EP was released on vinyl to celebrate Record Store Day on April 13, 2019. Pearl Jam performed a sixteen song set on April 29, 2005 at Easy Street Records in Seattle, Washington in support of the Coalition of Independent Music Stores, however only seven of those songs are included on this release; the album was released to independent record stores on June 20, 2006 through J Records. The album contains covers of the Avengers' "American in Me", the Dead Kennedys' "Bleed for Me", X's "The New World", the latter of which features X's John Doe. Easy Street Records, located in West Seattle, is frequented by members of the band including vocalist Eddie Vedder and guitarist Mike McCready; the person seated in the lower right corner of the cover is Adam Tutty, manager of Easy Street Records and an acquaintance of the band.

Rolling Stone staff writer David Fricke gave the album three and a half out of five stars, saying, "Here's a good reason why cool bricks-and-mortar record shops still matter: seven songs cut live and hot in front of fans and customers at Easy Street Records in Pearl Jam's hometown of Seattle released through indie stores and priced to move." "Intro" – 0:25 "½ Full" – 4:55 "Lukin" – 1:00 "American in Me" – 2:04 "Save You" – 3:43 "Bleed for Me" – 4:12 "The New World" – 3:56 "Porch" – 7:16 The following is the complete list of songs that were performed by Pearl Jam at the original concert: "½ Full" "Corduroy" "Lukin" "American in Me" "State of Love and Trust" "Down" "Sad" "Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town" "Crapshoot" An early version of "Comatose" from the band's 2006 album, Pearl Jam "Spin the Black Circle" "Even Flow" "Save You" "Bleed For Me" "The New World" "Fuckin' Up" "Porch" The following is the complete list of songs that were soundchecked by Pearl Jam earlier in the day before the concert.

"Sad" "The New World" "Breakerfall"/"Wash" "Breakerfall" "Breakerfall" "Crapshoot" "Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town" "I Got You" "Whipping" "Corduroy"

Royal Melbourne Philharmonic

Royal Melbourne Philharmonic is a 120-voice choir and orchestra in Melbourne, Australia. It was established in 1853, is Australia's oldest surviving cultural organisation. Although when it was founded the RMP Orchestra was Melbourne's premier orchestra, many of the orchestra's earlier members merged with the fledgling Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and it lost its separate identity; the RMP has since reestablished its own orchestra and performs both with and without the RMP Choir. Members of the choir are unpaid volunteers; the RMP has participated at a number of important historical events, including the opening of the Melbourne Town Hall in 1870, the Melbourne International Exhibition of 1880, the Great Centennial Exhibition of 1888, the opening of the first Parliament of Australia at the Royal Exhibition Building in 1901, the 1956 Summer Olympics, the Centenary of Australian Federation celebrations in 2001. The RMP has performed Handel's Messiah at least once every year since 1853, a world record for an unbroken sequence of annual performances of this oratorio.

It has presented the Australian premieres of such works as Mozart's Requiem, Bach's St Matthew Passion, Handel's Israel in Egypt and Jephtha, Mendelssohn's Elijah, Vivaldi's Gloria, Dvořák's Stabat Mater, Elgar's The Kingdom, Walton's Belshazzar's Feast and others. The current Music Director and Chief Conductor is Andrew Wailes. Earlier chief conductors have included Sir Bernard Heinze. Heinze held the post from 1927 to 1953. Guest conductors have included Sir Malcolm Sargent, Sir Thomas Beecham, George Szell, Sir Granville Bantock, Sir Eugene Goossens and Sir Charles Groves. "Radio Eye – For the Love of Harmony". Australian Broadcasting CorporationRadio National. 4 October 2003. Retrieved 23 October 2009. O'Connell, Clive. "Strength in numbers". The Age. Retrieved 23 October 2009. "Philharmonic Society – Performance of Passion Music". The Age. 5 April 1947. P. 7. Retrieved 23 October 2009. "Choral Symphony as Season's Finale". The Age. 21 November 1949. P. 4. Retrieved 23 October 2009. "Choral Symphony as Season's Finale".

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Take the Money and Run (song)

"Take the Money and Run" is a song recorded in 1976 by the Steve Miller Band. A song about two young bandits and the police officer pursuing them, it was one of the many hit singles produced by the Steve Miller Band in the 1970s and featured on Fly Like an Eagle; the song peaked at #11 on the U. S. Billboard Hot 100 in July 1976 and charted well in Australia. Steve Millerguitar, double-tracked lead vocals Gary Mallaberdrums, percussion Lonnie Turnerbass guitar