The Grammy Award for Best Rock Song is an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony, established in 1958 and called the Gramophone Awards, to recording artists for quality songs in the rock music genre. Honors in several categories are presented at the ceremony annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to "honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position"; the award, reserved for songwriters, was first presented to English musician Sting in 1992. According to the category description guide for the 52nd Grammy Awards, the award honors new songs or songs "first achieving prominence" during the period of eligibility. Songs containing prominent samples or interpolations are not eligible. Bruce Springsteen holds the records for the most wins and nominations, having won four awards from nine nominations. Other winners of multiple awards include Alanis Morissette as well as the bands Red Hot Chili Peppers and U2, with two.
Award-winning songs have been performed by American artists more than any other nationality, though they have been performed by musicians or groups originating from Canada and the United Kingdom. There have been four instances in which one artist or group was nominated for two works in the same year: the group Aerosmith was nominated for both "Cryin'" and "Livin' on the Edge" in 1994, Melissa Etheridge received nominations for "Come to My Window" and "I'm the Only One" in 1995, Jakob Dylan of The Wallflowers won for "One Headlight" and was nominated for "The Difference" in 1998, U2 was nominated for the songs "Elevation" and "Walk On" in 2002. Coldplay holds the record for the most nominations without a win, with four. ^ The performing artist does not receive the award. ^ in parentheses the performer's name. List of Grammy Award categories Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Rock Songs Official site of the Grammy Awards
The Warsaw Metro is a rapid transit system serving the city of Warsaw, the capital of Poland. It consists of two lines, the north–south Line M1 that links central Warsaw with its densely populated northern and southern districts, the initial segment of the east–west Line M2 that opened on 8th March 2015. Line M2 is yet to be expanded, a third line is planned; the first section was opened in 1995 and extended until it reached its full length in October 2008. There are additional plans to construct two more stations on this north–south line omitted during initial construction due to costs; the contract for the construction of the initial central section of the second line, running east–west, was signed on 28th October 2009 and construction began on 16th August 2010. This section is 6.3 kilometres long with seven stations, one of which includes a transfer between the two lines. In 2009, the Warsaw Metro won two "Metro Award" prizes in the categories of "Special Merit Award for Commitment to the Environment" and "Best Maintenance Programme".
These were followed by the Most Improved Metro award in 2011. The system receives high ratings among its passengers. Plans to build an underground rail system in Warsaw date as far back as 1918, when the idea was first floated after Warsaw regained its status as Poland's capital city. An underground railway system was expected to solve the transport difficulties of the densely built city centre. Proper preliminary planning and boring work were initiated by the Warsaw Tramway Authority in 1925, with construction expected to start in the late 1920s; the Great Depression buried those plans as the world was gripped by economic hardship. In 1934, with the election of a new mayor of Warsaw, Stefan Starzyński, work was to resume on the metro; the mayor dusted off the plans from the mid-1920s, with some minor adjustments, construction of the metro was planned to start by the late 1930s, with a projected finishing date of the first of two projected lines scheduled for the mid-1940s. By the subway network was to consist of two lines.
Line 1 was to follow a route similar to the present-day line and was to link the southernmost borough of Mokotów with the city centre and the northern borough of Żoliborz. This line was to be connected with the newly constructed Warszawa Główna railway station and the railway tunnel crossing the city from west to the east. Line 2 was to start beneath the westernmost borough of Wola, proceed along the Chłodna street to the pivotal station beneath the Saxon Square and further eastwards to the Vistula river escarpment. There, the line was to go overground, cross the river through a newly built bridge and proceed to the easternmost railway station of Warszawa Wschodnia. Altogether, in 35 years, 7 lines were to be built; the works started in 1938, but World War II brought an end to the ambitious undertaking. The short trace tunnels made in 1938 serve as a wine cellar today; the city suffered during World War II. Although the majority of pre-war projects perished during the war, most of the engineers behind their creation survived and returned to their city to take part in its rebirth.
However, the new Communist authorities of Poland envisioned a city different from what it had been before the war. As the "ideal" communist city, Warsaw was to be decentralized and the need to commute to the city centre reduced. Thus, the Office for the Reconstruction of Warsaw commissioned a number of engineers to prepare a project of a fast urban railway crossing the city in a deep cutting. Although to a large extent it was to follow the line 1 of the pre-war plans, only the central stations were to be located underground. However, by the end of the decade the project was cancelled. Instead, in 1948 communist planners developed a different concept with the new SKM morphing into a rapid transit line at a depth of up to 15 metres; the suggested north–south direction, with three parallel branches of the same line in the city centre, corresponded to the planned development of the city along the Vistula. The works, never started and this project was abandoned. In the 1950s, as the Cold War raged on, Soviet strategic plans required that a secure transport link across the river Vistula be built.
One of the ways to achieve this was to create a deep metro system in Warsaw, which would be interlinked with the rail network and could serve as an underground conduit for transporting troops. Plans assumed that the first line would lie along a north–south axis, with a branch of the same line crossing the Vistula river in the city centre; the construction works started simultaneously at 17 different points on both sides of the river. By 1953 only 771 m of tunnels had been built. In the following years, only one junction tunnel and one shield-driven tunnel were continued; these works were undertaken experimentally, in order to discover the best driving methods suitable for the ground conditions beneath Warsaw. In 1957, all work was halted. Since 1955, planners returned to the old idea of a shallow metro network. However, the planning phase proceeded at a slow pace and the economic situation prevented all successive governments from starting serious work. F
Young Empires is a Canadian rock band that formed in Toronto in October, 2009. The group was composed of vocalist and keyboardist Matthew Vlahovich, bass guitarist Jacob Palahnuk, guitarist Robert Aaron Ellingson. After a stint with Fritz Helder and the Phantoms, drummer Taylor Hill joined the line-up in late 2011. In February 2013, the band separated from Robert Aaron Ellingson, citing philosophical differences, wrote and recorded the forthcoming debut album as a three piece. In August 2009, Aaron Ellingson and Jacob Palahnuk established a nascent connection while playing music with their peers, the two decided to form a band. Palahnuk connected with Matthew Vlahovich at a concert of Vlahovich's former band, Turn Off The Stars. At the time, Vlahovich was a solo artist working on a project called GoldenGirls, but decided to join Palahnuk and Ellingson to form Young Empires. Young Empires began in October 2009. Vlahovich was offered an opportunity to open for We Have Band at Wrongbar in Toronto as a solo artist.
Vlahovich wanted to perform with Young Empires. Since Young Empires have released a number of online demos and videos, which were recorded in the band member's bedrooms and rehearsal rooms, they have created a website in which Palahnuk and Ellingson are the designers of the graphic elements and videos. Before the release of their first EP, the band established a national reputation. Within two years, Young Empires gained a fan base through supporting many different bands and traveling extensively across three continents. After a year of writing and recording, Young Empires prepared for the release of their debut album with single releases of "So Cruel" and "The Gates". A year after inception, the band took part in the Nem-Catacoa Festival in Bogota, which hosted Green Day and Jamiroquai. Young Empires added to their resume by performing at The Juno Awards on March 25, 2011. There, in Toronto at the SoundClash Music Awards, the band was awarded 3rd place out of five short-listed finalists; the Grammy Awards accommodated the band for its 53rd edition at the Canadian Blast Grammy Party.
They hit the stage at New York's CMJ music week in October 2011, at South by Southwest in Austin in March 2011, The Great Escape Festival in Brighton in May 2011. Their resume includes stops in Paris, Los Angeles, Stockholm and Montreal. Young Empires has shared the stage with headliners such as Jamiroquai, Foster the People, Japandroids, Girl Talk, Sleigh Bells and Vampire Weekend. After two years as an unsigned band, Young Empires chose to sign a deal with Pirates Blend Records, their debut EP, Wake All My Youth, was released in Canada on January 31, 2012, internationally on February 21, 2012. The EP contained seven tracks and was released on Pirates Blend with mix production by Al-P of MSTRKRFT and Burke Reid. "Choosing to release Wake All My Youth with Pirates Blend has offered us the best of both worlds. On the one hand we're independent and make all of our own decisions. Young Empires' music blends elements of alternative dance and indie rock. Worldbeat refers to the Latin American percussion used in their tracks.
Their sound has been compared to the likes of The Killers, Arcade Fire, Cut Copy, Friendly Fires, Foals. Young Empires' music has evolved alongside a more ambitious project, a brand called "The House of Young Empires" which designs clothing, remixes and web pages. In collaboration with a Toronto-based fashion line called Handsome Clothing, Young Empires has launched a collection of T-shirts and sweatshirts; the fashion industry featured Young Empires on the Parisian music label Kitsuné Maison 10, Nylon TV fashion video, in the magazine Dazed & Confused. Young Empires' music has been well received by Canadian radio stations, their song, "White Doves", was voted No. 6 on SiriusXM's "Top 50 of 2011" Since the release of Wake All My Youth, the band made an appearance on 102.1 The Edge CFNY on January 30, 2012, on The Verge Online Radio on February 8, 2012. Young Empires was a guest on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, which aired on February 17, 2012, on CBC and on MTV Live. In late January 2012, they toured throughout North America to promote their first recorded efforts, including a stop at the 2012 SXSW in Austin, Texas.
They received a favorable review of their first 2012 US tour gig at the Mercury Lounge on March 1, 2012, by According 2 G, which stated that "after their set was over, the crowd refused to accept it and was begging for them to play more songs. That's a sight I've seen." Some of their tracks have reached the top spots on iTunes Canada Rock Charts, while two of their demos have reached the top 15 on The Hype Machine's charts. On May 28, 2012, Young Empires released the world's first Facebook Connect interactive music video, featured on Fast Company on May 31, 2012. Young Empires have been nominated in three categories of the 2012 CASBY Award: Best New Artist, Best New Single, Best New Album; the French rock magazine Les Inrockuptibles wrote online: "Young Empires' cheeky electro, best anti-crisis remedy These Canadians are fighting against the crisis with their extravagant-coloured pop."Among the many reviews, the Toronto NOW in its February issue stated, "Wake All My Youth is unashamedly earnest, in a way that makes you wis
Johnnie Blakeney Rawlinson is a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and a former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada. Rawlinson was born in North Carolina, she received a B. S. from North Carolina A&T State University in 1974. She received a J. D. from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1979. She was in private practice of law in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1979 to 1980. In 1980, Rawlinson and Viveca Monet Woods became the first African American females admitted to practice law in Nevada. Rawlinson was a staff attorney of Nevada Legal Services, Las Vegas, Nevada in 1980, she was an Office of the District Attorney, Las Vegas, Nevada from 1980 to 1998. She was a deputy district attorney from 1980 to 1989, a chief deputy district attorney from 1989 to 1995, she was an assistant district attorney from 1995 to 1998. Rawlinson was a federal judge to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Rawlinson was nominated by President Clinton on February 22, 2000, to a seat vacated by Melvin T. Brunetti, she was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 21, 2000, received her commission on July 26, 2000. Rawlinson received most of her education in North Carolina, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree summa cum laude from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in 1974, she graduated with distinction from the McGeorge School of Law at the University of the Pacific, receiving her Juris Doctor in 1979. She had served as deputy district attorney and chief deputy for over 17 years in the office of the Clark County District Attorney in Las Vegas, Nevada, as well as receiving law practice as a clerk at Kiefer Clark & O'Reilly and other legal services throughout the United States prior to her appointments, she served as a United States district judge after being nominated by President Clinton and confirmed by the United States Senate in 1997. She was the first female judge to serve on the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.
In 2016, Judge Rawlinson received a Master of Judicial Studies degree from Duke University School of Law. Rawlinson was a federal judge to the United States District Court for the District of Nevada. Rawlinson was nominated by President William J. Clinton on January 27, 1998, to a seat vacated by Lloyd D. George, she was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 2, 1998, received commission on April 7, 1998. Rawlinson's service was terminated on July 26, 2000, due to appointment to another judicial position. Rawlinson was nominated by President Bill Clinton on February 22, 2000, to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit after being recommended for the post by United States Senator Harry Reid. Rawlinson was confirmed by the United States Senate by a voice vote on July 21, 2000, making her the final appeals-court nominee to be confirmed during Clinton's presidency. Rawlinson subsequently took the oath of office on July 26, 2000, becoming the first African American woman to sit on the Ninth Circuit.
Rawlinson resides in Las Vegas. Her husband of 40 years, Dwight Rawlinson, had cancer and died in August 2016. Barack Obama Supreme Court candidates List of first women lawyers and judges in Nevada Appearances on C-SPAN Johnnie B. Rawlinson at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center
Love, Timeless is a 2017 Taiwanese television series created and produced by Eastern Television. Starring Nick Chou, Summer Meng, Huang Wei Ting and Chang Chieh as the main cast. Filming began on February 24, 2017 and wrapped up in June 17, 2017. First original broadcast on TTV every Saturday at 10:00 pm starting April 15, 2017. Life seems to be one misstep after another for 30 year-old Shi Zhao Yu since he lost that fateful basketball match to his college rival Li Jun Ren, he lost to him in love back in college, now he's about to lose his job. Life is no easier for his former classmate Ruby Shen; the girl of every guy's dream in college is now trapped in a failed marriage. Feeling depressed, Ruby calls her former classmates to meet at the clock tower, where they once shared happy memories together in college. "If only I could go back in time, maybe my life would have been different." Says Ruby before she jumps off the clock tower. Just as Zhao Yu falls from trying to save Ruby, he is transported back in time to his sophomore year in college.
Zhao Yu now has a chance. The opportunity to save his first love and reverse the future is in our hero’s grasp, but what does he want: another shot with his college crush, or a love that he didn't know existed before? Nick Chou as Shi Zhao Yu 時兆宇 Summer Meng as Zhao Kai Jia 趙凱佳 Huang Wei Ting 黃薇渟 as Shen Ruo Bi 沈若比 Chang Chieh 張捷 as Li Jun Ren 李駿任 Johnny Yang 楊銘威 as Liao Hai Meng 廖海盟 Lan Ya Yun 藍雅芸 as Wang Zhi Ni 王致妮 Lo Pei-An 羅北安 as Shi Can Zhi 時燦治 Miao Ke-li as Zhou Mei Guang Lang Tsu-yun 郎祖筠 as You Xin Ying 尤欣穎 Jackson Lou 樓學賢 as Li Tai Yuan 李泰元 Debbie Chou 周丹薇 as Qiu Xuan Ai 邱萱愛 Lin Xiu Jun 林秀君 as Wen Xiu Mei 溫秀美 Louis Lin 林健寰 as Shen Jian De 沈建德 Joseph Ma 馬國賢 as General manager Xia 夏總 Ryan Kuo 郭鑫 as Bai Pin Ren 白品仁 Gao Kai Li 高凱莉 as Zhang Wei Yuan 張瑋媛 Andy Wu 吳岳擎 as Li Ying Zhu 李英祝 Li Zheng Da 勵政達 as Zhang Da Qi 張大器 Zhu Jun Xian 朱俊憲 as Bo Ren 博仁 Lin Shuai Fu 林帥甫 as Long Zhu 龍珠 Lan Qi Rui 藍啟瑞 as basketball coach Guo Bai Jie 郭柏傑 as Jin Mao 金毛 Jocelyn Chan 陳明憙 Luo Si Qi 羅思琦 as Zhao Xiong San 趙雄三?? as Bing Zhong 秉中 Huang Yu-Chen 黃妤榛 as host Can’t Let Go 不放 by Nick Chou 周湯豪 1064℃ by Jocelyn Chan 陳明憙 Caged Bird 囚鳥 by Jocelyn Chan 陳明憙 Final Solace 最後安慰 by Jocelyn Chan 陳明憙 I Say Baby by Nick Chou 周湯豪 Lover 情人 by Kelly Poon 潘嘉麗 Could Still Embrace 還能擁抱 by Kelly Poon 潘嘉麗 My Turn to Love 換我愛你 by Derrick Hoh 何維健 Competing shows on rival channels airing at the same time slot were: CTS - Genius Go Go Go FTV - Just Dance CTV - Mr. Player PTS - Family Time, Lion Dance EBC Variety - The Perfect Match GTV - Q series: Boy Named Flora Love, Timeless TTV Website Love, Timeless EBC Website Love, Timeless on Facebook
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis is a 1970 American documentary film biography of Martin Luther King Jr. and his creation and leadership of the nonviolent campaign for civil rights and social and economic justice in the Civil Rights Movement. It uses only original newsreel and other primary material and unretouched, covers the period from the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955 and 1956 through his assassination in 1968; the original newsreel segments are framed by celebrity narrators Harry Belafonte, Ruby Dee, Ben Gazzara, Charlton Heston, James Earl Jones, Burt Lancaster, Paul Newman, Anthony Quinn, Clarence Williams III, Joanne Woodward. The movie was produced by Ely Landau and directed by Sidney Lumet in what was the only documentary he would direct in his whole film career. Richard J. Kaplan was the associate producer in charge of production; when first released, it was shown in theaters as a "one-time-only" event on March 24, 1970 for one night only. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary, Features.
In 1999, this film was deemed "culturally or aesthetically significant" by the United States Library of Congress and selected for preservation in its National Film Registry. After its "one-time-only" showing it was seen on commercial television and for a short period released for home video on the Pacific Arts label and distributed to the educational market by Richard Kaplan Productions. For many years it was no longer available and seen. In 2010 Richard Kaplan, who had long felt that King should be seen by a new generation who knew of it only by reputation, set up a not-for-profit company, A Filmed Record Inc. and produced a DVD using master elements he had stored over the years. A Filmed Record, Inc. released the DVD and King was once again available after 40 years of being a "lost" film. In 2012 A Filmed Record, Inc. entered into an agreement with Kino Lorber giving them worldwide exclusive rights to distribute King and to make possible its being seen by the largest possible audience. Kino Lorber, Inc. in partnership with The Library of Congress and with the cooperation of the Museum of Modern Art and remastered the original enabling 35 mm prints and made the film available on DVD and Blu-ray.
Kino Lorber and Kaplan prepared a nationwide commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and King's "I Have a Dream" speech, screened at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's BAMcinématek on August 13, 2013, followed by a screening at Film Forum on August 28, 2013. Kino Lorber is launching an educational outreach campaign to provide a 24-minute abridged version of the film, titled Legacy of a Dream, to every high school in America.... Deserves to be known as one of the greatest documentaries of all time A piece of history of immense power Civil rights movement in popular culture List of American films of 1970 Alive Mind Cinema A Filmed Record, Inc. webpage Greenspun, Roger. "Movie Review: King A Filmed Record Montgomery to Memphis Screen: The Pilgrimage of Martin Luther King Jr". The New York Times. Retrieved 26 February 2013. Legacy of a Dream King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis on IMDb