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Cin├ępop

Cinépop is a Canadian French language Category B pay television channel owned by Bell Media. Cinépop broadcasts films from the 1950s to the present. In November 2000, Astral Media, through its subsidiary Astral Télé Réseaux inc. was granted approval by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to launch a television channel called Cinémania, described as "a national French-language Category 2 pay television service including a diverse selection of popular Canadian and international general-interest feature-length repertory fiction movies."The channel was launched on November 1, 2005 as Cinépop focusing on feature films from the 1950s to the present. In November 2008, Cinépop introduced a new look including on-screen graphics. On January 28, 2011, Cinépop launched "Cinépop HD", a high definition feed simulcasting its standard definition feed. On March 4, 2013, the Competition Bureau approved the takeover of Astral Media by Bell Media. Bell filed a new application for the proposed takeover with the CRTC on March 6, 2013.

On January 21, 2020, Cinépop's sister channel's platform, Super Écran Go, which Cinépop shared its TV Everywhere features with, has been decommissioned after Super Écran has been added as a addon on the Crave streaming platform. Cinépop's video on demand and TV Everywhere features remains on the television providers' platforms. Official website

George Morland

George Morland was an English painter. His early work was influenced by Francis Wheatley but after the 1790s he came into his own style, his best compositions focus on rustic scenes: farms and hunting. George Morland was born in London on 26 June 1763, he was the son of Henry Robert Morland, grandson of George Henry Morland, said by Cunningham to have been lineally descended from Sir Samuel Morland, while other biographers go so far as to say that he had only to claim the baronetcy in order to get it. Morland began to draw at the age of three years, at the age of ten his name appears as an honorary exhibitor of sketches at the Royal Academy, he continued to exhibit at the Free Society in 1775 and 1776, at the Society of Artists in 1777, again at the Royal Academy in 1778, 1779 and 1780. His talents were cultivated by his father, accused of stimulating them unduly with a view to his own profit, shutting the child up in a garret to make drawings from pictures and casts for which he found a ready sale.

The boy, on the other hand, is said to have soon found a way to make money for himself by hiding some of his drawings, lowering them at nightfall out of his window to young accomplices, with whom he used to spend the proceeds in frolic and self-indulgence. It has been asserted that his father, discovering this trick, tried to conciliate him by indulgence, humouring his whims and encouraging his low tastes, he was set by his father to copy pictures of all kinds, but of the Dutch and Flemish masters. Among others he copied Reynolds's Garrick between Tragedy and Comedy, he was introduced to Sir Joshua Reynolds, obtained permission to copy his pictures, all accounts agree that before he was seventeen he had obtained considerable reputation not only with his friends and the dealers, but among artists of repute. A convincing proof of the skill in original composition which he had attained is the fine engraving by William Ward, after his picture of The Angler's Repast, published in November 1780 by John Raphael Smith.

It is said that before his apprenticeship to his father came to an end, in 1784, Romney offered to take him into his own house, with a salary of £300, on condition of his signing articles for three years. But Morland, we are told, had had enough of restraint, after a rupture with his father he set up on his own account in 1784 or 1785 at the house of a picture dealer, commenced that life which, in its combination of hard work and hard drinking, is without a parallel. Morland soon became the mere slave of the dealer with, his boon companions were "ostlers, horse jockeys, pawnbrokers and pugilists." In this company the handsome young artist swaggered, dressed in a green coat, with large yellow buttons, leather breeches, top boots. "He was in the extreme of foppish puppeyism", says Hassell. His youth and strong constitution enabled him to recover from his excesses, he not only employed the intervals in painting, but at this time, or shortly afterwards, taught himself to play the violin, he made an effort, a successful one, to free himself from his task-master, escaped to Margate, where he painted miniatures for a while.

In 1785 he paid a short visit to France, whither his fame had preceded him, where he had no lack of commissions. Returning to London, he lodged in a house at Kensal Green, on the road to Harrow, near William Ward, intercourse with whose family seems for a time to have had a steadying influence, it resulted in his marriage with Miss Anne Ward, the sister of his friend, in July 1786, the bond between the families was strengthened a month by the marriage of William Ward and Morland's sister Maria. The two newly married couples set up house together in High Street and Morland for a while appeared to have become a reformed character, he was now becoming known by such engravings from his pictures as the large'Children Nutting', several smaller and more sentimental subjects published in 1785, like the' Lass of Livingston.' To 1786, the year of his marriage, is said to belong the series of'Letitia or Seduction', in which with much of the narrative power of Hogarth, but with softer touches, the'Progress' of Letitia is told in six scenes admirable in design, painted with great skill and refinement.

About this period he was fond of visiting the Isle of Wight, where he painted his best coast scenes, studied life and character in a low public-house at Freshwater Gate, called the Cabin. In 1786 he painted an oil on canvas, it shows women and children clutching what little of the ship remains afloat while a crewman's eyes tell the eventual fate of his half-submerged body. It conveys the terror and hopelessness that must grip people when they know they're taking their last breath. After three months the double household was broken up by dissensions between the ladies, Morland took lodgings in Great Portland Street, afterwards moved to Camden Town, where he lived in a small house in Pleasing Passage, at the back of the tavern known as Mother Black Cap; the attractions of the neighbouring inns, of the Assembly Rooms at Kentish Town, now proved too strong for him, he returned to all his bad habits. A long illness of his wife, following her confinement and death of the

Red Cloud: Deliverance

Red Cloud: Deliverance is a 2013 film, about a Native American gun for hire, Jake Red Cloud, played by Alex Kruz, befriended by a young damaged girl Ann. The film champions the importance of children and their emotional life which the main character uses Native American spirituality to heal. Based on the comic book character Jake Red Cloud, Quechua from Red Cloud Comics in 2014, Red Cloud: Deliverance was awarded the Spirit of Comic Con by Wizard Entertainment to show at Comic Con Conventions during 2014 to 2015; the film and Alex Kruz won several notable awards at Mexico International Film Festival, Action On Film International Film Festival, Accolade Competition, Bare Bones International Film Festival, DC Independent Film Festival, Amiens International Film Festival, nominated for best performance by the Maverick Movie Awards. The film was named "One of the Top 10 Comic Book Movies of All Time" by Cinema Crazed. Jake Red Cloud, a Native American gun for hire with a mysterious past, needs a place to lay low.

With a flashy bankroll, he persuades attractive Jeanine Parker to rent him a room. Jake learns that Parker is nothing but a chain smoking, promiscuous drunk that neglects and ignores her daughter Ann. Desperate for attention, Ann befriends Red Cloud and soon the two develop a spiritual bond of friendship, which leads Jake to the revelation that something in his life is missing. Before he can act his past threatens to extinguish his life and the lives of those around him. Red Cloud:Deliverance on IMDb

Neues vom Tage

Neues vom Tage is a comic opera in three parts by Paul Hindemith, with a German libretto by Marcellus Schiffer. The opera is a satire of modern life and marriage, involving parodies of both Puccini's music and Berlin cabaret; the opera became notorious for a scene with a naked soprano singing in the bath about the wonders of modern plumbing, though Hindemith replaced her with the tenor in the revised version. The mischievous nudity aroused the ire of Ernst "Putzi" Hanfstängel, Hitler’s musical advisor, was cited by the Nazis as evidence that the "degenerate art" of the "cultural bolshevist" Hindemith should be excluded from Germany. Neues vom Tage was first performed on 8 June 1929, at the Kroll Opera House, under the musical direction of Otto Klemperer. Hindemith revised the opera, changing the text and adding a little new music, for the Teatro San Carlo, Naples on 7 April 1954; the premiere of the work in the United States was at the Santa Fe Opera in 1961. Hindemith: Neues vom Tage - WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln Conductor: Jan Latham-König Principal singers: Elisabeth Werres, Claudio Nicolai, Ronald Pries / Horst Hiestermann, Martina Borst, Oscar Garcia de Gracia, Arwed Sandner / Celso Antunes, Wolf Geuer, Thomas Donecker, Christoph Scheeben, Dieter Gillessen, Heribert Feckler: bass, Sabine Bitter Recording date: 1987 Label: WERGO - 28 61922 Amadeus Almanac, accessed 20 August 2008 Amadeus Almanac, accessed 20 August 2008 Skelton, Geoffrey,'Neues vom Tage' in The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, ed. Stanley Sadie ISBN 0-333-73432-7 Page about the Aachen production in 2000

Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn

Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn GmbH is a private railway company operating regional train service in Berlin and Brandenburg, eastern Germany. It is owned by four districts in the region; the company is an infrastructure manager. The company is owned by Industriebahn-Gesellschaft Berlin, itself 50% owned by the Captrain group; the districts of Oberhavel, Barnim, Märkisch-Oderland and Oder-Spree own the remaining 33.08% of the company. NEB has operated routes RB27 since December 2005, which saw the start of their operations as a railway company. Local services RB 12 Berlin – OranienburgLöwenbergTemplin Local services RB 25 Berlin – AhrensfeldeWerneuchen Local services RB 26 Berlin – StrausbergWerbigKostrzyn Local services RB 27 Berin – Basdorf – Wensickendorf – Schmachtenhagen / Klosterfelde - Groß Schönebeck Local services RB 35 FürstenwaldeBad Saarow Local services RB 36 Königs WusterhausenBeeskowFrankfurt Local services RB 54 Berlin – Oranienburg – Löwenberg – Rheinsberg Local services RB 60 Eberswalde – Werbig – Frankfurt Local services RB 61 AngermündeSchwedt Local services RB 62 Angermünde – Prenzlau Local services RB 63 Eberswalde – Joachimsthal NEB operates a fleet of 7 PESA LINK diesel multiple units, 13 Bombardier Talent DMUs and 15 Stadler Regio-Shuttle RS1 DMUs.

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