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Galadriel

Galadriel is a character created by J. R. R. Tolkien in his Middle-earth legendarium, she appears in The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, Unfinished Tales. In Tolkien's writings, Galadriel was a royal Elf of both the Noldor and the Teleri, being a grandchild of both King Finwë and King Olwë, she was close kin of King Ingwë of the Vanyar through her grandmother Indis. Galadriel was a leader during the rebellion of the Noldor, present in their flight from Valinor during the First Age, she was the only Noldo to return at the end of the Third Age. Towards the end of her stay in Middle-earth, she was co-ruler of Lothlórien with her husband, when she was known as the Lady of Lórien, the Lady of the Galadhrim, the Lady of Light, or the Lady of the Golden Wood, her daughter Celebrían was the wife of Elrond and mother of Arwen and Elrohir. Tolkien describes Galadriel as "the mightiest and fairest of all the Elves that remained in Middle-earth" and the "greatest of elven women". Stories of Galadriel's life prior to The Lord of the Rings appear in both The Silmarillion and Unfinished Tales.

She is the only daughter and youngest child of Finarfin, prince of the Noldor, of Eärwen, cousin to Lúthien. Her elder brothers were Finrod Felagund and Aegnor, she was born in Valinor. She is described as having an ability to peer into the minds of others to judge them fairly, she is a member of the royal house of Finwë. Galadriel is called the fairest of all Elves, either in Aman or Middle-earth. According to the older account of her story, sketched by Tolkien in The Road Goes Ever On and used in The Silmarillion, Galadriel is an eager participant and leader in the rebellion of the Noldor and their flight from Valinor, she has, long since parted ways with Fëanor and his sons. In Beleriand she lives with her brother Finrod Felagund at Nargothrond and the court of Thingol and Melian in Doriath. In this account, she meets a kinsman of Thingol, in Doriath. After the defeat of Morgoth, the Valar prohibit the leaders of the Exiles from returning to the Undying Lands. At the end of the Third Age she is allowed to return to Valinor.

Galadriel and Celeborn travel first to Lindon, where they rule over a group of Elves, as a fiefdom under Gil-galad. According to Concerning Galadriel and Celeborn, they remove to the shores of Lake Nenuial and are accounted the Lord and Lady of all the Elves of Eriador, they move eastward and establish the realm of Eregion or Hollin. At this time, they make contact with a Nandorin settlement in the valley of the Anduin, which becomes Lothlórien. At some point and Galadriel leave Eregion and settle in Lothlórien. According to some accounts, they become rulers of Lothlórien for a time during the Second Age. Early in the Second Age, the Númenórean King Tar-Aldarion presented some mallorn seeds to Gil-galad. "Under her power" the mellyrn sprouted in the land of Lothlórien, but "they did not reach the height or girth of the groves of Númenor."Celeborn and Galadriel had a daughter, Celebrían, who married Elrond Half-elven of Rivendell. This made Galadriel and Celeborn the grandparents of the twins Elladan and Elrohir and their younger sister Arwen Undómiel, future Queen of the Reunited Kingdom of Gondor and Arnor.

During the Second Age, when the Rings of Power are forged, Galadriel distrusts Annatar, the loremaster who taught the craft of the Rings to Celebrimbor. According to some accounts, Celebrimbor rebels against her view and seizes power in Eregion; as a result, Galadriel departs to Lórien via the gates of Moria, but Celeborn refuses to enter the dwarves' stronghold and stays behind. Her distrust is justified, for Annatar turns out to be Sauron; when Sauron attacks Eregion, Celebrimbor entrusts Galadriel with one of the Three Rings of the Elves. Celeborn joins up with Elrond, whose force is unable to relieve Eregion but manages to escape back to Imladris. Celeborn reunites with Galadriel. With the fall of Gil-galad in the War of the Last Alliance, Elrond, Círdan the shipwright became the most prominent of the rulers among the elves in Middle-earth, Galadriel the foremost of the remaining Exiles. Conscious of Sauron's power and wishing to thwart it, Galadriel does not use her Ring so long as the One Ring is in Sauron's hands.

However, during the Third Age, when the One Ring is lost, she puts hers to use in making Lothlórien a fair refuge for the Nandor. Galadriel maintains constant vigilance against Sauron and engages with him in battles of thought. Sauron had a great desire to could not without the One Ring. During the latter part of the Third Age, when Lothlórien was closed to outsiders, Galadriel maintains communication with Imladris but less so with the Silvan Elves of Mirkwood. Galadriel is the original convenor of the White Council. In The Fellowship of the Ring, Galadriel welcomes the Fellowship to Lothlórien after their escape from Moria; when she meets the Fellowship in her tree-dwelling she gives each member a searching look, testing their resolve—though Boromir interprets this test as a temptation. She is in turn tested. Knowing that its corrupting influence would ma

California State Route 275

State Route 275 is a short unsigned state highway in the U. S. state of California, defined to be the length of the Tower Bridge between West Sacramento and Downtown Sacramento. Prior to 1996, SR 275 was known as the West Sacramento Freeway, was a short spur from Interstate 80 Business / U. S. Route 50 in West Sacramento over the Tower Bridge into Sacramento. Within the Sacramento city limits, SR 275 included the Capitol Mall from the bridge to 9th Street, just west of the California State Capitol. West Sacramento completed a project to replace the freeway with a pedestrian-friendly street named Tower Bridge Gateway. Since 1996, SR 275 has been defined to be the length of the Tower Bridge, a four-lane lift bridge across the Sacramento River that carried a Sacramento Northern Railroad track in the center. Prior to 1996, SR 275 was part of the West Sacramento Freeway; the West Sacramento Freeway designation begins on Interstate 80 at exit 81, the east end of the Yolo Causeway. It soon splits, with I-80 exiting to bypass Sacramento to the north and Interstate 80 Business continuing east via exit 82 towards downtown.

After one interchange, at Harbor Boulevard, the freeway splits again, with Bus. 80 turning abruptly southeast over the Pioneer Memorial Bridge to avoid downtown Sacramento. The original SR 275 designation began here, at exit 3 of Bus. 80, with full access to and from the intersecting Jefferson Boulevard. After the Jefferson Boulevard interchange, the road — now maintained by the city of West Sacramento as Tower Bridge Gateway — crosses the new Grand Street at an at-grade intersection; this intersection replaced a partial trumpet interchange, oriented towards West Capitol Avenue with a missing westbound entrance, in 2007. After Tower Bridge Gateway crosses under the Union Pacific Railroad line that used to cross the Tower Bridge, it approaches an intersection with 5th Street, it was a ramp that entered the westbound lanes from the intersection of West Capitol Avenue and 5th Street, which completed the former interchange at Riske Lane. Two blocks to the east, Tower Bridge Gateway approaches its final intersection in West Sacramento with 3rd and Riverfront Streets.

A westbound offramp led to West Capitol Avenue and 3rd Street, with eastbound access to Broderick to the north and the industrial area to the south, now containing Sutter Health Park. State maintenance resumes once again as SR 275 as the road crosses the Sacramento River on the Tower Bridge. At the east end of the bridge, SR 275 ends and the roadway becomes Capitol Mall, maintained by the city of Sacramento, crosses over Interstate 5. Seven blocks the main road ends at 9th Street. SR 275 is part of the National Highway System, a network of highways that are considered essential to the country's economy and mobility by the Federal Highway Administration. SR 275 began as part of Legislative Route 6, one of the shorter main routes of the initial system funded by the 1910 bond issue; this highway, which included the several-mile-long Yolo Causeway, connected Sacramento with the north–south Route 7 at Davis, thereby linking the capital city with the San Francisco Bay Area. Route 6 traffic left Sacramento on the 1911 I Street Bridge, heading southwest through the small settlement of Washington via D Street, 5th Street, present Tower Court to West Capitol Avenue.

The state highway was moved to the M Street Bridge in 1926, as part of an improvement that took it through a two-lane subway under the Sacramento Northern Railroad, still present on West Capitol Avenue. The M Street Bridge was replaced by the Tower Bridge in 1935. U. S. Routes 40 and 99 were marked along Route 6 in 1928; these two routes remained on West Capitol Avenue until 1954, when the new West Sacramento Freeway opened, connecting the west end of the Tower Bridge with the east end of the Yolo Causeway. Traveler-oriented businesses along the bypassed West Capitol Avenue were hit hard by the shifting of through traffic; the entire freeway was designated as part of Interstate 80 in the late 1950s. However, two bypasses were planned — a realignment of Route 6 that would take I-80 over a new bridge and around the south side of downtown, a northern bypass of the entire city. Since the southerly bypass had not been completed in time for the 1964 renumbering, the route over the Tower Bridge — and along downtown streets — became Route 80, but US 99W signage remained until the late 1960s, before I-5 had finished replacing old US 99W north of Woodland.

Upon completion of the new I-80 south of downtown, the old alignment over the Tower Bridge and through downtown would be relinquished. The legislature recognized that it might be useful to keep a state highway to the Capitol, so in 1966 it passed a concurrent resolution requesting that the California Highway Commission delay relinquishment west of 9th Street until the last day of the 1967 legislative session. During that session, a new Route 275 was created from that portion of former Route 80; this consisted of the eastern part of the West Sacramento Freeway, the Tower Bridge, Capitol Mall up to 9th Street, just west of the capitol building. The portion in Sacramento, east of the bridge, was not to be beautified with state highway funds. Due to the cancellation of a replacement of the North Sacramento Freeway, I-80 was moved to former I-880 around the city in 1981, giving the West Sacramento Freeway three numbers: I-80, US 50, and

Teresa Trujillo

Teresa Trujillo is a Uruguayan dancer, performing arts specialist and activist who promotes empowerment and well being in her pieces. Teresa Trujillo was born on April 4, 1937 in the neighborhood of Pocitos of Montevideo, Uruguay in 1937, she is best known for her talents in dancing, performing arts and film- both as a director and an actress. Trujillo began dancing at a young age after a brief stint studying music lead her to the revelation that dance is her passion, she studied ballet under Tamara Grigorieva until joining Elsa Vallarino dance group, to which she dedicated much of her early life. In 1962, Trujillo went to New York in search of masters of modern dance and learned a great deal from the greats like Martha Graham and Jose Limon. Two years in 1964, Trujillo attended the Schola Cantorum in Paris, where she completed her academic training and joined Karin Waehner company, began choreographing dances, it was at this point in her life where she began experimenting with everything she learned such as music and painting, creating what many consider a multidisciplinary act.

In 1966 and 1969, Trujillo found herself under mass censorship in Uruguay as the government of the time was an authoritarian military dictatorship who did not like her nor what she was promoting. In 1972 Trujillo fled Uruguay on a long hiatus that took her to Argentina, Cuba and Spain, she would not return to Uruguay until after its return to democracy in 1985. In the 1990s, Trujillo's career took a major turn switching from dance to predominantly theatre work, where she worked as a teacher at University of Music. At a young age, Trujillo had always been emerged in the arts. Trujillo spent her early years studying music at the Kolischer Conservatory, she would complete her academic training at the Schola Cantorum in Paris, where she learned choreography. In the 1990s, she picked up a degree from the Eutonia of Buenos Aires, where she would teach. Trujillo has been dedicated to activism since the 1960s. In the beginning of her activist career, Teresa Trujillo, along with artist Graciela Figueroa, Isabel Gilbert and curator Angela Lopez Ruiz made a piece titled Gender and Dance Studies in Pioneers of Action Art I, which aimed to replicate and emphasize the different experiences of women in Uruguay by using women testimonies and archives of those who were a part of that era.

Moreover, Trujillo's activism extends to the evolution of dance and freedom of expression, something, censored in Uruguay due to the dictatorship. In an interview with Laura Sand of Voyart, Trujillo explains that freedom was the biggest motivator of dance, that her body is dance, indicating the liberating nature she achieves from dance. A 35-minute dance piece regarding the construction of a new building, Alliance Francaise De Montevideo, in Uruguay; the set was a structure of metallic tubes in the center of the future theatre. The piece conveys the sense of distress many Uruguayan were feeling at the time, shortly before the military dictatorship would take power. Dance group who performed on Caleidoscopio; this group was created as a result of the dynamic lifestyle found in Spain, which made it difficult for dancers like Trujillo to struggled to situate themselves. Dances had messages behind them whether they be political, social or personal. In 1986, Trujillo worked on the national comedy of Kaspar.

Trujillo participated in this piece. She starred her alongside given one of her first monologues, her performance was great and resulted in her getting shortlist for the Revelation Prize. Autumn is in the Air Dalica=== Paris 1964- 1965 === The Beginning Kinesis Improvisation II Ephemeral Panic Eryximaque=== Uruguay 1966-1967 === Happening Balance Embryo 6-breakup-9 Climbing What to do with dance in these moving times Uruguay today Venezuela 1974-1978 Spain 1978-1986 DanzTri Caleidoscopio Round and round Get out if you can Body to body Waiting for Godot Kaspar Body stories Broth to the Queen The Volatinero Sanchez, the splendor 900 Art ≠ Life Pioneers of Art in Action Body, place of memory Radical Women Latin American Art Radical Women Catalog Page 207-299 to 300-352 1960–1985, Radical Women: Latin American Art 2013 - Morosoli Award in the Performing Arts category - Dance and Ballet. In September 2012, Trujillo with collaborating artist Carina Gobbi published Cuerpo a Cuerpo, a biographical book between the two in which the discuss their numerous experiences dancing.

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Pink Panther (video game)

Pink Panther is a 1988 video game based on the character of the same name. It was published by Gremlin Graphics, it was released in Europe for Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum. Pink Panther was criticized for its control and difficulty, although the Amiga and Atari ST versions received praise for their graphics; the Pink Panther wants to take a vacation on an island. To raise the necessary, money he takes a job as a butler so he can rob the wealthy homeowners of their belongings while they sleep; the game takes place across several mansions, played one at a time. Playing as the Pink Panther, the player must purchase the items necessary to qualify for each butler job; such requirements include a top hat for the first mansion, a car for one of the mansions. In each mansion, the homeowner turns out to be a sleepwalker; the player must rob belongings around the house while preventing the homeowner from bumping into obstacles, which will wake up the owner and foil the Pink Panther's theft.

In each mansion, the player has a side view of the home with several floors visible on the screen. The player must avoid Inspector Clouseau, who looks for the Pink Panther in each mansion; the player has various items that can be used to avoid Clouseau and prevent the sleepwalking homeowner from waking up. Items such as catapults and springboards can be used to help the homeowner get across obstacles, a bell can be used to redirect the owner in different directions. Another item is an inflatable Pink Panther; some critics considered the game to be a disappointment, others believed that only Pink Panther fans would enjoy it. Reviewers were critical of the game's difficulty. Mark Patterson of Commodore User stated that Pink Panther "was a good idea but it's over-shadowed by its extreme and sometimes tedious level of difficulty." Gordon Hamlett of Your Amiga called the gameplay "disastrous," stating that it was too complicated to use items in the game. Hamlett wrote, "The objects are unidentifiable and by the time you have worked out what you think you might like to try, your master has hit a wall and you have to start all over again."The Games Machine criticized the "awkward" system used to manipulate the homeowner's movements, stating that it "requires rapid and accurate reactions, if a single mistake is made, you have to go right back to the beginning."

Tony Horgan of Commodore Computing International considered the "extremely awkward controls" to be one of the worst aspects of the game, writing that "the combinations of joystick position and fire button needed to select and place the right object can be infuriatingly difficult to carry out." Eugene Lacey of Computer and Video Games was critical of the number of joystick and key-pressing maneuvers required to select and activate items, stated that the game would have benefited from a higher degree of playability. Steve Merrett of ST Action wrote, "Having to redirect the sleepwalker is tedious and having managed it on one occasion, the wretched Inspector caught me straight away."The graphics were praised on the Amiga and Atari ST. However, Rod Lawton of ACE wrote, "It's all pretty enough, but the graphics are nothing special by 16-bit standards"; the graphics of the other versions received some criticism. The Games Machine wrote that the graphics "predictably fall short of the 16 bit versions."

The magazine considered the Commodore 64 version the best-looking of the 8-bit versions, while stating that the Amstrad CPC version had "cramped sprites". Critics stated. Horgan, reviewing the C64 version, stated that the Pink Panther's limited frames of animation "are not enough to give fluid movement."Thomas Brandt of Aktueller Software Markt praised all aspects of the Amiga version, including the graphics and sound. Hamlett praised the sound as well, The Games Machine praised the music. Reviewers for Zzap!64 criticized the music, described by Horgan as depressing. Reviewers for ST Action criticized the lack of the Pink Panther theme music, Lawton considered the music to be a poor imitation of the theme. Reviewers for Crash criticized the lack of music in the 48k and 128k versions of the ZX Spectrum game. Amiga Review criticized the instruction manual for being vague, other critics stated that the manual was poorly translated from German; the Atari ST version received some criticism for its slow loading.

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2004–05 United States network television schedule

The following is the 2004–05 network television schedule for the six major English language commercial broadcast networks in the United States. The schedule covers primetime hours from September 2004 through August 2005; the schedule is followed by a list per network of returning series, new series, series cancelled after the 2003–04 season. All times are Pacific, with certain exceptions, such as Monday Night Football. Beginning this season, the major networks were no longer producing original dramatic content for Saturday broadcast. Saturday schedules consisted instead of nonfiction reality-based programming and rebroadcasts of dramatic series episodes from earlier in the week, or new episodes of series scheduled on other nights, de facto cancelled and were "burning off" unaired episodes. New series are highlighted in bold; each of the 30 highest-rated shows is listed with its rank and rating as determined by Nielsen Media Research. Yellow indicates the top ten most watched programs of the season.

Cyan indicates the top 20 most watched programs of the season. Magenta indicates the top 30 most watched programs of the season. Rankings determined by Nielsen Media Research. PBS is not included. NOTES: At mid-season, Fox was supposed to start Sundays with Kelsey Grammer Presents: The Sketch Show at 7:00, King of the Hill at 7:30, Malcolm in the Middle at 8:30, Arrested Development at 9, American Dad! at 9:30, but it was changed at the last minute. On ABC, Alias was supposed to have aired mid-season in the time slot, but the network had to stick with Desperate Housewives at the last minute. NOTE: On Fox, Athens was supposed to have started the night at 8-9 at mid-season, but it was cancelled at the last minute. NOTES: On NBC, Average Joe was supposed to have started the night at 8-9, but it was delayed to summer, The Contender was supposed to premiere in the timeslot on March 1, 2005, but it was delayed to March 9, 2005, before switching places with American Dreams and landed on its Sunday slot.

On Fox, The Jury was supposed to have stayed on the night prior to November, but low ratings canned the show at a last minute. NOTE: On Fox, Method & Red was supposed to have stayed at 9:30-10, but it was cancelled at the last minute due to low ratings of the show from last season and at midseason, Life on a Stick would've been aired at 8:30-9, The Bernie Mac Show would've been concluded the night at 9:30-10, but it was changed at a last minute. NOTE: On Fox, Tru Calling would've supposed to have stayed at 9-10, but it was pushed up to spring and place North Shore at fall instead. NOTES: On Fox, The Jury was supposed to have remained on Fridays, that The Next Great Champ was supposed to have started the night at 8-9, but due to low ratings of The Jury, it was cancelled, The Complex: Malibu was signed on at the last minute, at midseason, The Inside would've started the night at 8-9, followed by Jonny Zero. On The WB, Commando Nanny would've been aired at 9:30-10, but it was cancelled due to production difficulties

County of Bentheim

The County of Bentheim was a state of the Holy Roman Empire, located in the south-west corner of today's Lower Saxony, Germany. The county's borders corresponded to those of the modern administrative district of Grafschaft Bentheim. Geographically, Bentheim is composed of fenland, early settlement was concentrated along the banks of the rivers which pass through the county. Deposits of Bentheim sandstone formed the basis of a profitable export trade to other parts of present-day Germany and the Netherlands. Around 500–600 CE Germanic tribes settled in the area; the Saxon tribes lost their independence in 804 CE. Between 800 and 850 Emperor Charlemagne had them forced to convert to Christianity; the scholten system was introduced, Emlichheim, Uelsen and Nordhorn become church and court districts. The county of Bentheim was in existence by c. 1050 AD, although little is known of its history before 1115. In that year, the county passed of the House of Salm, his heir and daughter, Countess Sophia, married Dirk VI, Count of Holland, they co-ruled the county until Dirk's death in 1157.

Sophia died in 1176, the title of count passed to her son Otto I. In 1263, Bentheim annexed the County of Tecklenburg, over time various branches of the counts of Bentheim would annex and purchase various territories in Rheda and the Netherlands. In 1277, the County of Bentheim was partitioned into Bentheim-Tecklenburg; the first County of Bentheim-Bentheim endured until 1530, when its line of counts had become extinct and Bentheim was granted to Arnold II of Bentheim-Steinfurt. In 1544, Arnold converted to Lutheranism, beginning a slow process of introducing the Reformation in Bentheim and other territories he ruled. Protestant preachers were introduced into Bentheim during the autumn of 1587; the following year Bentheim gained a new Church constitution, introduced in Tecklenburg and Steinfurt. In 1613, Count Arnold Jobst of Bentheim-Steinfurt created the Higher Church Council to help administer the spiritual matters of Bentheim, as well as establishing the Reformed Church of Bentheim in all three of the counties.

When Arnold Jobst died in 1643, the County of Bentheim-Steinfurt was partitioned into Bentheim-Steinfurt and Bentheim-Bentheim, the latter comprising the County of Bentheim. In 1753, the County of Bentheim was seized by the elector of Hanover. "In 1753, trouble within made them take out a mortgage to the King of Hanover and England."For 700 years prior to this, Grafshaft Bentheim was independently ruled by the Counts of Bentheim and that they might have continued thus had it not been for the circumstances of 1753. At the end of the Holy Roman Empire, the Count of Bentheim-Steinfurt and the Count of Bentheim-Bentheim each had one voice in the Assembly of the Imperial Circle of the Lower Rhine-Westphalia; as members of the College of the Counts of Westphalia, they were represented in the Council of Princes of the Imperial Diet. These representation made the House of Bentheim a member of the German High Nobility. In 1803 the Bentheim-Bentheim branch became extinct. In 1804 the Count of Bentheim-Steinfurt made a bargain with the Government of France.

He paid a fraction of the old debt of the Count of Bentheim-Bentheim to Hanover and obtained the possession of the County of Bentheim despite the protest of the Elector of Hanover. In July 1806, by the Act of the Confederation of the Rhine, the Grand Duchy of Berg mediatised the Imperial immediate Counties of Steinfurt and Bentheim that belonged to the Count of Bentheim-Steinfurt. In 1808, the Grand Duchy of Berg mediatised the Lordship of Rheda and the County of Hohenlimburg, the independent possessions of the Count of Bentheim-Tecklenburg. Bentheim was annexed by France in 1810 with the Kingdom of Holland and many northwest German regions; the Congress of Vienna put Steinfurt and Rheda under overlordship of Prussia, Bentheim under overlordship of Hanover. In 1817, the King of Prussia granted the Counts of Bentheim-Steinfurt and Bentheim-Tecklenburg the title of Prince. Since 1854, the Princes of Bentheim-Steinfurt and Bentheim-Tecklenburg were hereditary members of the House of Lords of Prussia.

Today, the still existing branches of the House of Bentheim are the princes of Bentheim-Steinfurt with their seat at Steinfurt Castle and the princes of Bentheim-Tecklenburg with their seat at Rheda Castle and the Counts of Bentheim-Tecklenburg-Rheda Although Bentheim is a German county, the dialect spoken, plattdeutsch, or "low german," is influenced by the Dutch language. "In spirit," writes Harger, "the people of Bentheim have never lost their independence. They became Hanoverians. Prussia took them over in 1866, they lived under Hitler. Through all this they came with good courage. If you ask them today about their identity, they just might tell you,'Wy bin't Groofschappers'."Arranged marriages have been a longstanding tradition in Grafschaft Bentheim. In former times, the parents arranged for their children to marry a distant relative. Weddings lasted three days with each invited guest giving about 100 DM to the newly married couple; the couple signs the marriage contract before the ceremony.

The presentation of the dowry and hope chest was part of the ceremony. Until the 1950s, most gave birth, in their own home. After birth, the baby would hav