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Carlos Henrique Casimiro, known as Casemiro, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Brazil national team. Formed at São Paulo, where he scored 11 goals in 112 official games, he moved to Real Madrid in 2013, spent a season on loan at Porto, he was part of the Real Madrid squad that won four Champions Leagues, from 2013–14 to 2017–18. A full international since 2011, Casemiro was in Brazil's squad at three Copa América tournaments as well as the 2018 FIFA World Cup, winning the 2019 Copa América. Born in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Casemiro was a product of São Paulo FC's youth system. From the age of 11 upwards, he acted as captain to its sides. Casemiro made his Série A debut on 25 July 2010, in an away loss against Santos FC, he scored his first goal as a professional on 15 August, helping to a 2–2 draw with Cruzeiro Esporte Clube. On 7 April 2012, Casemiro scored the first goal of a 2–0 win over Mogi Mirim Esporte Clube at the Arena Barueri in that year's Campeonato Paulista after replacing the injured Fabrício early on, but was sent off.

São Paulo won the Copa Sudamericana, with the player making one substitute appearance in a 5–0 home success against Club Universidad de Chile in the quarter-final second leg on 7 November. In late January 2013, Casemiro was loaned to Real Madrid in Spain, being assigned to the B-team in Segunda División, he played his first game in the competition on 16 February, starting in a 1–3 defeat at CE Sabadell FC. Casemiro made his La Liga debut on 20 April 2013, playing the full 90 minutes in a 3–1 home win over Real Betis. On 2 June he scored his first goal in Europe, opening the reserves' 4–0 win over AD Alcorcón at the Alfredo di Stéfano Stadium. Casemiro was loaned to FC Porto on 19 July 2014, in a season-long loan, he totalled 40 games overall for the Portuguese, netting four times including a free kick on 10 March 2015 in a 4–0 home win over FC Basel in the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League. On 5 June 2015, Casemiro returned to Real Madrid who activated his buyback clause, two months his contract was extended until 2021.

On 13 March of the following year, he scored his first competitive goal for the Merengues, heading home an 89th-minute corner kick by Jesé in a 2–1 victory at UD Las Palmas. After being a reserve player under Rafael Benítez, Casemiro became first-choice under his successor Zinedine Zidane, contributed with 11 appearances in the season's Champions League as the tournament ended in win. In the final against Atlético Madrid, he featured the full 120 minutes in a 1–1 draw in Milan. Casemiro scored four goals in 25 matches in the 2016–17 campaign, helping his team win the national championship for the first time in five years, he scored a long-range strike in the Champions League final against Juventus FC, helping his side to a 4–1 victory. During the 2017–18 Champions League, Casemiro made 13 appearances while scoring one goal, when Madrid won their third consecutive and 13th overall title in the competition. After appearing with the under-20s at the 2011 South American Championship and the 2011 World Cup, Casemiro made his debut for the Brazil senior side on 14 September 2011, in a 0–0 draw against Argentina, aged just 19.

He was named by manager Dunga in the Brazilian squad for the 2015 Copa América, but did not play any matches in the quarter-final exit in Chile. On 5 May 2016, he was named among the 23-man list for the Copa América Centenario to be held in the United States. In May 2018, Casemiro was selected by manager Tite for the upcoming edition of the FIFA World Cup in Russia, he made his debut in the competition on 17 June, playing 60 minutes in a 1–1 group stage draw to Switzerland. In May 2019, he was included in Brazil's 23-man squad for the 2019 Copa América on home soil. In the final group game at the Arena Corinthians against Peru, he scored his first international goal to open a 5–0 victory, but was sent off for two yellow cards and suspended from the next match, he started in Brazil's 3–1 victory over Peru in the 2019 Copa América Final on 7 July, at the Maracanã Stadium. Casemiro plays as a defensive midfielder, although he has been deployed in a box-to-box role in the centre of the pitch, or as a centre-back on occasion.

While he is not talented or skilful from a technical standpoint, Casemiro is an intelligent, physically strong, mobile and hard-tackling midfielder, with an high work-rate. While he is known for his ability to provide balance to his teams by supporting his more offensive-minded teammates defensively, distributing the ball to them after winning back possession, he is a well-rounded midfielder, who possesses a powerful shot from outside the penalty area, reliable distribution, as well as an ability to get forward with his runs off the ball, or start attacks with his passing. Moreover, his quick reactions, as well as his excellent positional sense, ability to read the game, good anticipation, enable him to excel in a holding midfield role in front of the defence, by cutting out counter-attacks and shielding the ba

Bernice Coppieters

Bernice Coppieters is a Belgian ballet dancer. In 1991, she joined Jean-Christophe Maillot's Ballets de Monte-Carlo. In recent years, Maillot's longtime muse, has helped to stage his productions at major ballet theatres in Europe and the United States. Born in Dendermonde, Coppieters studied from 1980 at the Royal Ballet School of Flanders in Antwerp, graduating in 1988 when she joined the Flanders ballet company for a short period; the same year, she won the Prix de Lausanne while continuing her education at the Juilliard School in New York City. In 1991, she joined the Ballets de Monte-Carlo where she inspired Jean-Christophe Maillot to write roles for her in many of his most successful productions: Juliet in Romeo et Juliet, the title roles in Cinderella, La Belle, Sheherazade, as well as leading parts in The Nutcracker Circus, Le Songe and Faust, all of which she danced with Gil Roman. Coppieters has danced the lead in classical Russian ballets including The Prodigal Son, The Firebird, Afternoon of a Faun and Les Sylphides as well as in a number of Georges Balanchine's works including Agon, The Four Temperaments, La valse, Violin Concerto, Who Cares? and Theme and Variations.

Among the contemporary choreographers she has helped to attract to Monte Carlo are Nacho Duato, William Forthsythe and Jiri Kylian. Marco Goecke created the solo Tué for her while she had the honour of dancing in Maurice Béjart's Boléro. In her forties, Coppieters has helped with the staging of Maillot's productions at major ballet theatres abroad including the Royal Swedish Ballet, Essen Ballet, Vienna State Opera Ballet, Korea National Ballet and Atlanta Ballet. 2015: Officer of the Order of Cultural Merit. Bernice Coppieters has received the following awards and distinctions: 1988: Prix de Lausanne 1995: Appointed Danseuse Etoile of the Ballets de Monte-Carlo by H. R. H; the Princess of Hanover 2002: Officier de l'Ordre du Mérite Culturel of the Principality of Monaco 2003: Positano "Léonide Massine" Award 2005: Étoile of the year award by Premio Danza at Danza 2011: Benois de la Danse

Walter Perkins (musician)

Walter "Baby Sweets" Perkins was an American jazz drummer. Starting out in Chicago, Perkins began his professional career with Ahmad Jamal in 1956–57, he recorded for Argo Records in 1957 as a leader under the name MJT+3 with Paul Serrano on trumpet, Nicky Hill on tenor sax, Muhal Richard Abrams on piano, Bob Cranshaw on bass. In 1959, he regrouped under the same name with Willie Thomas on trumpet, Frank Strozier on alto sax, Harold Mabern on piano, Cranshaw on bass. Perkins played with Sonny Rollins in 1962 and accompanied Carmen McRae in 1962–63. In 1964 he played with Teddy Wilson. Following this he recorded with many musicians, including Rahsaan Roland Kirk, George Shearing, Gene Ammons, Charles Mingus, Billy Taylor, Booker Ervin, Jaki Byard, Lucky Thompson, Pat Martino, Sonny Stitt, Sonny Criss, Charles Earland. With MJT+3 Walter Perkins' MJT + 3 Make Everybody Happy MJT + 3 Message from Walton Steet With Ahmed Abdul-Malik Spellbound With Gene Ammons Twisting the Jug with Joe Newman and Jack McDuff Soul Summit Vol. 2 Late Hour Special Sock!

With Chris Anderson Inverted Image With Peter Brötzmann The Ink Is Gone With Ray Bryant Soul With Jaki Byard Out Front! With Johnny Coles Little Johnny C With Sonny Criss Sonny Criss at the Crossroads With Charles Earland Soul Crib Smokin' Mama Roots With Booker Ervin Exultation! With Art Farmer Interaction with Jim Hall Live at the Half-Note with Jim HallWith Gigi Gryce Reminiscin' With Ahmad Jamal Count'Em 88 With J. J. Johnson J. J.'s Broadway With Etta Jones Lonely and Blue With Roland Kirk Reeds & Deeds I Talk with the Spirits With Harold Mabern A Few Miles from Memphis With Pat Martino Strings! With Charles Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus With Sal Nistico Heavyweights With William Parker Bob's Pink Cadillac With Duke Pearson Hush! With Dave Pike Pike's Peak Dave Pike Plays the Jazz Version of Oliver! With Sonny Stitt The Matadors Meet the Bull What's New!!! I Keep Comin' Back! With Frank Strozier Long Night With Billy Taylor Impromptu With Clark Terry The Happy Horns of Clark Terry With Lucky Thompson Lucky Thompson Plays Happy Days Are Here Again With Bobby Timmons Holiday Soul With John Wright Mr. Soul Walter Perkins Interview NAMM Oral History Library Scott Yanow, Walter Perkins at Allmusic

Carrabassett Valley Academy

Carrabassett Valley Academy is a private ski and snowboard academy in Carrabassett Valley, Maine, at the base of Sugarloaf Mountain. Established in 1982, the school's alumni include Olympic competitors Bode Miller, Seth Wescott, Kirsten Clark, Emily Cook, as well as Jeremy Jones, nine-time Snowboard Magazine Big Mountain Rider of the Year. Since 1982 CVA alumni have included 12 Olympians, winners of 92 US national titles, 11 X-Games competitors, 26 NCAA and USCSA All-Americans, 39 US national team members, six world champions; the Sugarloaf Region Ski Education Foundation was founded in 1968 as a non-profit organization offering advanced ski training. In 1972 the Maine State Board of Education approved a tutorial program at the center, held for four to five weeks during the winter. Students were tutored in the afternoon, their home schools provided work while the SRSEF provided a space to study. In 1982 the SRSEF helped found CVA as a five-month tutorial program, in a new campus in the former Capricorn Lodge, the following year it became a nine-month ski academy, with 20 students.

The SRSEF hosted all competitions at Sugarloaf, from high-school level races to the US Alpine championships, until 1992, when they created the Competition Center. In 1995 Sugarloaf and CVA took over the SRSEF weekend program called the Junior Competition Program later Sugarloaf Carrabassett Valley Academy, it is now known as the CVA Weekend Program. From the 1990s to early 2000s, a building known as the Lumberjack was used as a girls' dorm, but it was sold in the 1990s; the Capricorn Lodge was used for classrooms, equipment storage, the boys' dormitory. Today Murphey Hall, a three-story building, is used as a dormitory for all students. CVA has students from abroad, including Japan, Europe, New Zealand, South Africa. Since 2010 the school has maintained close links with Lycee Lannemezan, a winter sports school in Lannemezan, France. Bode Miller - 2004/2005. US National Downhill Champion Emily Cook - US Olympic Freestyle Team Member Julie Parisien - US World Cup & Olympic Ski Team Member. US National SL/GS Champion Sam Morse - US Ski Team Member Maria Wanner - Biomedical Engineer/Snowboarder

Leila Lindholm

Leila Mariana Johanna Lindholm, is a Swedish chef. She is known for being a presenter for the cooking shows Leilas mat, Leila bakar, Leila på landet, Leilas jul, Leilas home delivery, Leila bakar i Frankrike and Leilas söta jul, which are all broadcast on Sjuan. Leilas father is Moroccan and her mother is Swedish. At the age of fourteen she decided that she wanted to be a chef and started at a restaurant education, she has since finishing her education worked for restaurants like Operakällaren in Stockholm and Aquavit in New York City. Leila runs the book publishing company Walter and Books. Throughout the years Lindholm has won several awards such as Woman Chef of the Year in 1999, TV4 Chef of the Year in 2004, several nominations at Gourmand Cookbook Awards. Lindholm's book publishing company has won the Svenska Publishing priset for her first cookbook, One more slice. In 2004 Lindholm participated in the celebrity game show Fort Boyard, broadcast on TV4. Lindholm, Leila. Hello cupcake!. Stockholm: Walter and books.

ISBN 978-91-978599-1-2 Lindholm, Leila. Leilas one more slice:. Stockholm: Walter and books. Libris 11764871. ISBN 978-91-978599-0-5 Lindholm, Leila. A piece of cake:. Stockholm: Natur & Kultur. Libris 10573739. ISBN 978-91-27-11600-9 Lindholm, Leila. Leilas guldkant på vardagen. Stockholm: Natur & Kultur. Libris 10084921. ISBN 91-27-35707-4 Lindholm, Leila. Leilas middagstips. Stockholm: Natur & Kultur/Fakta etc. I samarbete med TV4. Libris 10243063. ISBN 91-27-02625-6 Lindholm Leila, red. Fikaboken: små råd och recept för stora fikaälskare.: Gevalia. Libris 11369942 Media related to Leila Lindholm at Wikimedia Commons