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Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come

The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come is a fictional character in English novelist Charles Dickens's 1843 novella A Christmas Carol. It is the final spirit to visit the miser Ebenezer Scrooge on Christmas Eve; the spirit resembles the Grim Reaper. "The Phantom gravely, approached. When it came near him, Scrooge bent down upon his knee, it was shrouded in a deep black garment, which concealed its head, its face, its form, left nothing of it visible save one outstretched hand." Scrooge finds the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come to be different from the rest of the ghosts and the most fearsome of the Spirits. Although the character never speaks in the story, communicating by pointing, Scrooge understands it through assumptions from his previous experiences and rhetorical questions, it is notable that in satires and parodies of the tale, this spirit retains its original look. When the Ghost makes its appearance, the first thing it shows Scrooge is three wealthy gentlemen making light of a recent death, remarking that it will be a cheap funeral, if anyone comes at all.

One businessman said he would go -- but only. Next, Scrooge is shown the same dead person's belongings being stolen by Scrooge's charwoman Mrs. Dilber, Scrooge's laundress, the local undertaker and sold to a fence called Old Joe, he sees a shrouded corpse, which he implores the Ghost not to unmask. Scrooge asks the ghost to show anyone; the ghost can only show him a poor couple indebted to the man momentarily rejoicing that the man is dead, giving them more time to pay off their debt. After Scrooge asks to see some tenderness connected with death, the ghost shows him Bob Cratchit and his family mourning the passing of Tiny Tim; the spirit takes Scrooge to a rundown churchyard and shows the repentant miser his own grave. For the first time the hand appeared to shake. "Good Spirit," he pursued, as down upon the ground he fell before it: "Your nature intercedes for me, pities me. Assure me that I yet may change these shadows you have shown me, by an altered life!" Scrooge watches as the Spirit's robe shrinks to become his bedpost and finds that he is back in the present on Christmas morning.

Along with the visions supplied by the other spirits, the ghost's warnings about Scrooge's future transform him into a better man. In Mickey's Christmas Carol, Christmas Future reveals himself to be Pete. In the Jetsons episode, The Jetsons Christmas Carol, the spirit first appears to resemble the monolith from 2001, until the front is revealed as being adorned with computer buttons. In the 1984 made-for-television film, the spirit responds to Scrooge in the form of an eerie metallic noise that sounds similar to the screech of a cemetery's gate. In the 1992 film The Muppet Christmas Carol, the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come is depicted as a large, faceless figure in a tattered black hood. In Scrooged, The Ghost of Christmas Future is a shrouded figure with a skull-like television screen for a head and a skeletal hand. In the 1993 animated film Batman: Mask of the Phantasm, The Joker describes the Phantasm figure resembling the ghost to Arthur Reeves. In the 1993 Alvin and the Chipmunks episode, released as Alvin's Christmas Carol, the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come is portrayed by Simon.

He wears a red hat and cape. In the 1994 animated made-for-television film A Flintstones Christmas Carol, the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come was supposed to be played by Officer Philo Quartz, but it turned out Dino portrayed the Ghost. In The Mask: The Animated Series episode "Santa Mask", The Mask appears as all three spirits to Dr. Pretorius after trapping him in a nightmare. In Ebbie the spirit resembles Luther, the security officer at Dobson's. In the 1997 made-for-television film Ms. Scrooge, the spirit is portrayed by Julian Richings in the appearance of a silent funeral parlor worker. In the 1998 animated made-for-television film An All Dogs Christmas Carol, Charlie B. Barkin becomes the spirit appearing to Carface Carruthers. In the 1999 made-for-television film, the spirit has shiny eyes. In A Diva's Christmas Carol the spirit is portrayed by a miniature television set showing a future episode of Behind the Music about Ebony Scrooge. In A Carol Christmas the ghost is portrayed as an ominously stern looking chauffeur.

In A Christmas Carol: The Musical a blind old beggar woman Scrooge rebuffs becomes the spirit, depicted as a hag dressed in a white robe. She is played by Geraldine Chaplin. In the 2000 UK television movie, the ghost is played by Ben Inigo Jones. Taz portrays the ghost in Bah, Humduck! A Looney Tunes Christmas. In Disney's A Christmas Carol, the ghost is depicted as a shadow of a huge cloaked figure. In the Doctor Who 2010 Christmas Special'A Christmas Carol', the Scrooge-like figure Kazran Sardick becomes himself the Spirit, he is portrayed by Nice Peter in a black robe and a skeleton head in the Christmas 2013 Epic Rap Battle of History. In Batman: Noël, the Joker plays the role of the Ghost of Christmas Future. In the Thomas and Friends episode "Diesel's Ghostly Christmas", the Ghost of Christmas Future is portrayed by Thomas the Tank Engine. In the 2016 My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic episode "A Hearth's Warming Tail", Princess L

Their Hearts Caught Fire

Their Hearts Caught Fire is a British charity project, founded in the UK in 2007 to raise money for Cancer Research UK. The project is based around an album of covers of songs by Dogs D'Amour, recorded by fans of the band, the name of the project was taken from the first line of the Dogs song ‘’“The Prettiest Girl In The World”’’; the project was conceived by Bruce Cunnington. In 2001, inspired by an earlier Dogs D’Amour tribute album Bruce discussed with a small group of fans the idea of producing a “by the fans, for the fans” album of acoustic Dogs D’Amour covers, however the time and cost involved prevented this from becoming a reality. By early 2007, with the rise to prominence of the internet download as a method of releasing music, the idea resurfaced, this time with the added motivation that it would be a way of paying tribute to Trace Warnaby, a well-known and much-loved figure in rock fan circles, who had died in December 2006 and who inspired the Mad As Badgers fundraising project for the same cause.

Tyla and songwriter of Dogs D’Amour, gave his blessing to the project re-recording one song himself under the alias of Gabriel O’Keefe. The project was publicised by the fans themselves, using the internet. Fans’ messageboards carried links to the Hearts website; the group became a visible presence on Myspace, with those involved posting bulletins and banners on their own pages to spread word of the project. A group was set up on Facebook, featured a page for the Hearts project. Mr Barfly - The Leftovers Saviour - The Deadly Romantics I Think It’s Love Again - Diamondback Billy Two Rivers - Tommy Hale How Come It Never Rains - Longhair What You Do - Plan 9 Heartbreak - The Medicine Bow More Unchartered Heights Of Disgrace - Why The Aubergine? Drunk Like Me - Beggars & Thieves Last Bandit - Andrew Cantwell Everything I Want - Max James Benson Mr Addiction - Trashtown Thrillers Wonderful Lie - DD Dynamite Heroine - Gabriel O’Keefe Ballad Of Jack - The Losers How Do You Fall In Love Again?

- Their Hearts Caught Fire In August 2007, members of the Hearts team gathered at a studio just outside London to record their version of “How Do You Fall In Love Again?”. Those who had some musical talent played drums and bass; those with enthusiasm gathered for a group singalong of the chorus. Each member recorded a solo lead vocal track; the song was mixed by Jason Knight, received its debut airing on the project’s Myspace page on 29 August 2007, with the promo video – filmed on the day of recording by Darren Stockford – being shown for the first time on 8 September 2007 on the project’s Myspace page. While the original plan was for an internet-only release for the album, a limited edition CD was released to increase the amount of money that could be raised through the project; the project and coincidentally, was in full swing when Tyla announced that he would be touring the UK at the end of 2007. The fundraising efforts were focussed on the Norwich date of the tour, organised and promoted by a member of the Hearts team.

On earlier dates of the tour, raffle tickets were sold at the merchandise stand, the draw taking place at Norwich with the top prizes being a piece of original artwork and donated by Tyla and, as the fundraising was all about raising money for Cancer Research, a mammogram at a Harley Street clinic. Other prizes include t-shirts and signed memorabilia, while several fans donated items from their own record collections; the August Bank Holiday weekend of 2008 saw an all-day fundraising concert take place in Brighton, once again with Cancer Research UK as the beneficiaries. The event, christened "The Burning Hearts Brighton Bash", featured several of the bands who had recorded tracks for the album and was headlined by The Gasoline Queens, who had made up part of the most recent Dogs D'Amour line-up. Fundraising activities on the day included a raffle and a BBQ, which saw members of the bands who appeared on the day cooking burgers and hot dogs for the fans who were present. Http:// Cancer Research UK – Mad As Badgers homepage – Their Hearts Caught Fire homepage –

India–Mali relations

India–Mali relations refers to the bilateral ties between the Republic of India and the Republic of Mali. Both nations are part of the Non-Aligned Movement. Mali supports India's candidacy for a permanent seat in a reformed Security Council. India offered to set up a food processing business incubation centre in Mali under the IAFS-II; the President of Mali, Amadou Toumani Toure, paid an official visit to India from 11–12 January 2012. He led a high-powered ministerial and business delegation, which included his spouse, many ministers and other dignitaries; the President of India hosted a banquet in honour of the visiting dignitary on 11 January 2012. Earlier, delegation-level talks were held in Hyderabad House during which the entire gamut of bilateral relations was reviewed; the two sides agreed to deepen bilateral relations. President Toure and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh led their respective delegations during the talks. An MoU on cooperation in the Field of Geology and Mineral Resources, an agreement for grant of a Government of India Line of Credit of US$100 million for a power transmission project in Mali, were signed in the presence of the two leaders.

Sandeep Garg, an Indian businessman invested in mineral explorations and energy generation. "India Expresses Concern Over Military Coup In Mali". The South Asian Times. Archived from the original on 25 March 2012. Retrieved 15 April 2012. "India to roll out red carpet for Mali president". The Economic Times. 9 January 2012. Retrieved 15 April 2012. Mohanty, Meera. "Mali coup dashes Indian business man Sandeep Garg's mining hopes". The Economic Times. Retrieved 15 April 2012

Stan Lathan

Stan Lathan is an American television and film director and television producer. He is executive director of BET's Real Husbands of Hollywood, he has produced and directed numerous stand-up comedy specials starring comedian Dave Chappelle, including Killin' Them Softly, The Bird Revelation, Sticks & Stones. The youngest of three boys, Lathan was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he is the son of Stanley Edward Lathan. His mother was a clerical employee, his brothers are William Lathan of New York, a medical doctor, Charles Lewis, a musician living in Phoenix, Arizona. Lathan graduated from Overbrook High School in 1963, he earned his bachelor of arts in theater at Pennsylvania State University in 1967 and moved to Boston to pursue a master's degree from Boston University. In response to the heightened tension surrounding the civil rights movement at that time, he was recruited by television station WGBH-TV in 1968 to help create and direct the country's first magazine show produced by, about African Americans-- Say Brother.

Lathan has directed the pilots for many sitcoms, including Martin, The Parkers, The Steve Harvey Show, South Central, Cedric the Entertainer Presents, All of Us, Eve!, The Soul Man and Real Husbands of Hollywood. Lathan was the executive producer and director of the stand-up comedy special Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly, written by and starring comedian Dave Chappelle, it was Chappelle's first hour-long HBO special, premiered in 2000. Lathan would go on to produce and direct several more of Chappelle's specials, including For What It's Worth, produced in 2004 for Showtime. In 2017, Lathan produced and directed four Chappelle specials for Netflix: The Bird Revelation, The Age of Spin, Deep in the Heart of Texas, he produced and directed Chappelle's fifth Netflix special, Sticks & Stones, released in 2019. He executive produced and directed Cedric The Entertainer: Taking You Higher, a one-hour comedy special for HBO, It's Black Entertainment, a two-hour musical documentary for Showtime. Lathan began directing network television in 1973, when he was brought to Los Angeles to direct multiple episodes of Sanford & Son.

He went on to direct Hill Street Blues, Miami Vice, Cagney & Lacey, Frank's Place and others. He directed the 1984 feature film Beat Street for Orion Pictures. Lathan directed dramas for public television's Great Performances, American Playhouse and The American Short Story. For PBS, he directed Alvin Ailey: Memories & Visions and other dance specials featuring the Martha Graham Company, Mikhail Baryshnikov and Agnes de Mille, he directed three seasons of the popular PBS music series, SOUL!, he was one of the first directors of Sesame Street. In 1989, Lathan partnered with Russell Simmons to create the stand-up comedy franchise Def Comedy Jam on HBO; this series showcased many of today's popular television & movie stars. Lathan received a Peabody Award for the series Def Poetry on HBO; that same year, Lathan co-produced Def Poetry Jam on Broadway, which won a Tony Award for best special theatrical event and has toured both domestically and internationally. In 2006, Lathan co-created Run's House, a five-season reality series for MTV that spawned a spinoff series, Daddy's Girls.

He co-executive produced Running Russell Simmons, an eight-part series for Oxygen. In 2012, he a stand-up series for Comedy Central. In 2008, Lathan was the creator and executive producer of Brave New Voices, a seven-part docu-reality series for HBO; as a follow up in 2009, Lathan staged and directed An Evening of Poetry and Spoken Word, hosted by President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama in the White House. Lathan received both the 2003 Diversity Award and the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Caucus for Producers and Directors, he has received six NAACP Image Awards for his achievements in television. He was honored in 2014 by the Directors Guild of America for his directing career. In 2017, he received the Trailblazer Award from the Apollo Theater in Harlem. In 2018, he was nominated for a DGA Award for his direction of the comedy special Dave Chappelle: The Age of Spin. and received a 2018 Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for the same special and Dave Chappelle: Deep In The Heart Of Texas.

In 2018, Lathan directed a Netflix stand up comedy special Mo Amer: The Vagabond and an HBO stand up comedy special Amanda Seales: I Be Knowin'. Lathan executive produced and directed Dave Chappelle: Equanimity which received a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special. Lathan has won another Grammy Award for the 2019 Best Comedy Album for Dave Chappelle: Equanimity and Dave Chappelle:The Bird Revelation. Stan Lathan on IMDb Stan Lathan at the Internet Broadway Database

The Lost World of Tibet

The Lost World of Tibet is a BBC documentary film produced in conjunction with the British Film Institute. The 90-minute film was broadcast on BBC Two in November 2006; the film is presented by Dan Cruickshank and features footage shot in Tibet prior to the 1950s with commentary from the Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama, other people featured. This is one of a number of BFI television series featuring footage from the BFI National Archive and produced in partnership with the BBC: The Lost World of Mitchell & Kenyon The Lost World of Friese-Greene The Lost World of Tibet The Lost World of Tibet at BBC Programmes The Lost World of Tibet on IMDb

T Records

T Records was the record label imprint used by the Thompson Twins in the UK for their first 2 albums and corresponding singles. The band had released two 7" singles independently: "Squares And Triangles" and "She's In Love With Mystery". However, they are reissued on this label in 1981. After the 2nd album, T Records was absorbed into Arista Records, where the band continued releasing albums & singles. UK reissues did not use the T Records imprint, the singles and both albums were released under Arista Records & other imprints in other markets. Release date: UK chart: Producers: Mike Howlett, Dennis Bovell, Thompson TwinsLP: "When I See You" "Politics" "Slave Trade" "Could Be Her... Could Be You" "Make Believe" "Don't Go Away" "The Price" "Animal Laugh" "Anything Is Good Enough" "A Product Of..." "Perfect Game" "Vendredi Saint" Release date: UK chart: Producer: Steve LillywhiteLP: "In The Name Of Love" "Living In Europe" "Bouncing" "Tok Tok" "Good Gosh" "The Rowe" "Runaway" "Another Fantasy" "Fool's Gold" "Crazy Dog" "Blind"Included the free 7": "Squares And Triangles" "Weather Station" "Modern Plumbing"Note: Track 2 performed by Tom Bailey, track 3 by The Blankets.

Release date: February 1981 UK chart:7": "Perfect Game" "Politics" Release date: UK chart:7": "Animal Laugh" "Anything Is Good Enough" "A Dub Product"12": "Animal Laugh" Remix "A Dub Product" "Anything Is Good Enough" Release date: UK chart:7": "Make Believe" "Lama Sabach Tani"12": "Make Believe" Extended Version "Lama Sabach Tani" Release date: January 1982 UK chart:7": "In The Name Of Love" "In The Beginning"12": "In The Name Of Love" "In The Beginning" "Coastline" Release date: UK chart:7": "Runaway" "Open Your Eye"Included the free live 7": "Living In Europe" "Make Believe"12": "Runaway" Extended Remix "Bouncing" Extended Remix List of record labels