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Grannis, Arkansas

For people with the surname, see Grannis. Grannis is a town in Polk County, United States; the population was 554 at the 2010 census. Near Grannis is the Boggs Springs Youth Encampment of the American Baptist Association, a retreat of Missionary Baptist churches. Grannis is located at 34°14′20″N 94°19′42″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.6 square miles, all land. As of the census of 2000, there were 575 people, 210 households, 164 families residing in the city; the population density was 66.6 people per square mile. There were 254 housing units at an average density of 29.4/sq mi. The racial makeup of the city was 78.78% White, 0.52% Black or African American, 4.35% Native American, 0.17% Pacific Islander, 14.09% from other races, 2.09% from two or more races. 16.52 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 210 households out of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.1% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 21.9% were non-families.

18.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.10. In the city, the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 11.5% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.9 males. The median income for a household in the city was $29,083, the median income for a family was $30,893. Males had a median income of $22,500 versus $17,000 for females; the per capita income for the city was $14,642. About 15.1% of families and 15.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.7% of those under age 18 and 19.4% of those age 65 or over

Tove Lo discography

Swedish singer and songwriter Tove Lo has released four studio albums, one extended play, 32 singles, three promotional singles and 27 music videos. Lo started her career as the lead singer and songwriter in math rock band Tremblebee from 2006 until 2009. In 2011, she signed a publishing deal with Warner/Chappell Music, started recording songs, she self-released "Love Ballad" as her debut single in October 2012. The next year, Lo released "Habits", which received positive feedback from music blogs and led her to sign a record deal with Universal Music Group. Lo's first EP, Truth Serum, was released under the label on 3 March 2014, entered the top 20 in Norway and Sweden. Three singles were released from the EP, including a remixed version of "Habits" by production duo Hippie Sabotage, re-titled as "Stay High"; the track peaked at number 13 in Sweden and reached the top ten of the charts in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom. Lo's debut album, Queen of the Clouds, was released on 30 September 2014 in the United States, to positive reviews.

It peaked at number six in Sweden and number 14 on the US Billboard 200, received platinum certifications in both countries. "Habits" was released as the lead single from the record. A sleeper hit in the United States, it peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100, received a quintuple platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America. In doing so, it became the highest-charting song by a Swedish act on the Billboard Hot 100 since "The Sign" by Ace of Base peaked at number one in 1994. Lo collaborated with Swedish DJ Alesso in the song "Heroes" in 2014, which became her highest-charting single in Sweden, peaking at number 5. In early 2016, Lo appeared as a featured artist on "Close" by American singer Nick Jonas, "Say It" by Australian DJ Flume. On 28 October of that year, the singer released her second studio album, Lady Wood, which topped the albums chart in Sweden and peaked at number 11 on the US Billboard 200, its lead single, "Cool Girl", entered the top 30 in New Zealand and Sweden.

On 17 November 2017, Lo released her third studio album, Blue Lips, which peaked at number 15 in Sweden and charted in Canada, Netherlands and the United States. On 20 September 2019, Lo released her fourth studio album, "Sunshine Kitty"; the album's lead single, "Glad He's Gone", was nominated for the Best Music Video Award at the 62nd Grammy Awards. Notes for albums and songs Notes for peak chart positions Official website Tove Lo at AllMusic Tove Lo discography at Discogs Tove Lo discography at MusicBrainz

Harbor Defenses of Argentia and St. John's

The Harbor Defenses of Argentia and St. John's was a United States Army Coast Artillery Corps harbor defense command in World War II, it was part of the Newfoundland Base Command, established as a result of the 1940 Destroyers for Bases Agreement with the United Kingdom. It coordinated the US Army coast defenses of Naval Station Argentia and the port of St. John's, Newfoundland from January 1941 to August 1945; these included coast artillery at Fort McAndrew in Fort Pepperrell in St. John's. On 15 January 1941 the Newfoundland Base Command was activated on board the United States Army troop transport ship USAT Edmund B. Alexander at the New York Port of Embarkation; the ship departed for Argentia and St. John's on the 20th, arriving at Argentia on the 25th to drop off troops and construction personnel, soon docking in St. John's as a barracks ship until May 1941, when housing for the garrison was finished; the ship brought troops of the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, Battery A of the 57th Coast Artillery Regiment with four mobile 155 mm guns, Battery B of the 62nd Coast Artillery Regiment.

It appears the 155 mm gun battery may have been split with two guns each at Argentia and St. John's, it is the other units were split also. Although the harbor defense command was activated with the arrival of the 155 mm gun battery, it was on a small scale initially. On 27 March 1941 the United States signed the Lend-Lease agreement which gave possession of the site for Fort Pepperrell near St. John's; the Naval Operating Base at Naval Station Argentia was commissioned on 15 July 1941. On 20 July 1941 the 155 mm gun battery was redesignated as Battery A, 53rd Coast Artillery Regiment, on 1 August 1941 the AA battery was redesignated as Battery A, 421st CA Battalion. At some time the remainder of the 421st arrived in Newfoundland. On 14 April 1942 the 422nd CA arrived in Newfoundland. On 11 November 1943 the CA battalions were redesignated as Antiaircraft Artillery Battalions. Both battalions returned to the United States in January 1944. During 1941 two Lend-Lease 10-inch M1888 disappearing guns were emplaced at Fort Cape Spear near St. John's.

Another pair of 10-inch guns were at Botwood in northern Newfoundland. These were supplemented by at least two Canadian-manned QF 4.7-inch B Mark IV* guns at Fort Amherst. On 1 May 1941 part of Battery D, 52nd Coast Artillery Regiment arrived at Fort Pepperrell with two 8-inch M1888 railway guns emplaced at Signal Hill. At some point in 1942-43 they moved to Red Cliff. In the summer of 1941, USS Prairie deployed to Argentia to house flag headquarters for the base. On 7 December 1941 the United States entered World War II following the attack on Pearl Harbor. Construction ramped up at US facilities in Newfoundland; the major effort at this time was the construction of Battery 281 and Battery 282 at Fort McAndrew from January through October 1942. These batteries had two 6-inch guns each, on shielded long-range carriages with reinforced concrete and earth bunkers housing magazines and fire control equipment. Two indicator loop stations for magnetic detection of submarines were established in Newfoundland.

On 14 February 1942 the 1st Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment was activated in Newfoundland, joining the 3rd Battalion. The 2nd Battalion moved to Greenland at some point soon afterward, the regiment departed Newfoundland in September 1943. On 16 February 1942 the 8-inch and 155 mm batteries were redesignated as elements of the 24th Coast Artillery Regiment, which became the primary coast artillery unit in Newfoundland through October 1944 at least, to the end of hostilities; the regimental headquarters and two additional batteries arrived at Fort McAndrew on 25 March 1942.18 February 1942 saw the Argentia base at the center of one of the worst accidental disasters in the US Navy's history when USS Pollux and USS Truxtun grounded and were lost with heavy casualties 75 mi southwest of the base. Truxtun lost Pollux lost 95 men. USS Wilkes grounded, but with no loss of life. Over 100 victims were buried in Argentia's military cemetery. By the end of 1942 the US-manned coast defense gun batteries in Newfoundland were as follows: The Anti-Motor Torpedo Boat batteries had four 90 mm dual-purpose guns each, two on fixed mounts and two on towed mounts.

The 24th Coast Artillery was reduced to a battalion on 23 March 1943. The unit was inactivated in January 1944, in October 1944 the battalion was reorganized with at least one battery inactivated. If inactivated its functions and personnel were transferred to the harbor defense command, its date of return to the US is unclear, unusually it was not inactivated until 8 September 1945. Following the war, it was soon determined that gun defenses were obsolete, most guns were scrapped by the end of 1948. Argentia remained a US Navy station until 1995, Fort Pepperrell b

Red Lion Hotels Corporation

Red Lion Hotels Corporation, doing business as RLH Corporation, is an American hospitality corporation that engages in the franchising and ownership of upscale and economy hotels. Red Lion, headquartered in Denver, has 90,000 rooms across more than 1,400 properties in North America; the company originated as a property management and commercial development company when it was founded in Spokane, Washington in 1937 under the name Goodale & Barbieri Company. In 1976, Goodale & Barbieri acquired the River Inn in Spokane, launching the company into the hotel business; the Cavanaughs brand name was created in 1980 for its hotel operations. By 1987, the company established a computerized event ticketing company, G&B Select A Seat, now known as TicketsWest. Preparing for an Initial Public Offering, Goodale & Barbieri Company adopted its hotel brand into its corporate identity in 1997, changing its name to Cavanaughs Hospitality Corporation; the IPO was completed in April 1998, Cavanaughs began trading under the ticker CVH.

By the end of 1999, Cavanaughs announced it would acquire its regional rival, Seattle-based WestCoast Hotels, Inc. with transaction closing on January 7, 2000. On March 1, 2000, the combined company began trading under the new ticker, WEH. Recognizing the broader geographic reach of the WestCoast name, Cavanaughs changed its name to WestCoast Hospitality Corporation with the launch of its new stock ticker and announced plans to rebrand its hotels into the WestCoast name. In addition to the expanded hotel portfolio following the acquisition of WestCoast, the company announced plans to franchise properties under its brand. By 2001, the company grew again. Capitalizing on the Red Lion brand, a majority of the company's WestCoast Hotels properties were rebranded to the Red Lion name within the two years following the acquisition. In September 2005, further realizing the revitalization of the Red Lion name, WestCoast Hospitality Corporation assumed its present-day name, Red Lion Hotels Corporation.

In 2006, RLHC divested its property development operations by spinning-off that segment into an independent entity, G&B Real Estate Companies. Red Lion Hotels Corporation further expanded its hotel operations. In October 2014, RLHC announced a new upscale conversion brand, Hotel RL. In April 2015, RLHC acquired GuestHouse International, LLC and its two brands, GuestHouse International and Settle Inn & Suites, from Boomerang Hotels in a deal with up to $10 million; the acquisition more than doubled Red Lion's size from 57 properties to 130 properties and added 5,187 rooms to its portfolio. In September 2016, RLHC acquired Vantage Hospitality Group and its brands Vantage Hotels, Americas Best Value Inn, Canadas Best Value Inn, Lexington by Vantage, America's Best Inns and Suites, Country Hearth Inns, Jameson Inns, Signature Inn, 3 Palms Hotels & Resorts. Following up on its acquisition of Vantage and its nine brands, RLHC pared down its brand lineup and positioning in May 2017 to eliminate market position overlaps and provide its franchisees the flexibility to move between brands.

In addition to retiring the Vantage name, the announcement eliminated five of the nine Vantage brands – keeping only Signature Inn, Americas Best Value Inn, Canadas Best Value Inn, Country Hearth Inn & Suites. All five of Red Lion's pre-acquisition brands were maintained; the eliminated Vantage brands competed directly with Red Lion's existing brands or had a small footprint. With the brand realignment, RLHC subdivided its economy segment into three tiers – upper economy and lower economy – and promoted its existing GuestHouse brand to the upper economy segment; as a result of its acquisition of Vantage Hospitality, which transformed the company's footprint from regional to national, Red Lion Hotels Corporation moved its corporate headquarters from Spokane to Denver, Colorado, in August 2017, to be more centrally located to its franchisees, partners and two regional offices. The former headquarters office in Spokane will be maintained as a regional office along with the former headquarters of Vantage Hospitality in Coral Springs, Florida.

On August 17, 2017, RLHC announced it had sold its TicketsWest business to Paciolan, a ticketing business, owned by Learfield. On April 4, 2018, RLHC announced it had reached an agreement with Wyndham Worldwide to acquire the Knights Inn brand for $27 million; the transaction closed on May 14, 2018. Red Lion Hotels Corporation operates ten hotel brands within the following market segments: The Franchise Segment licenses the Red Lion brand to third-party hotel owners; as of 2009 there were 17 franchised Red Lion hotels. Hotel owners can franchise as either a full service Red Lion Hotel, which offer restaurant and banquet meeting space; the Las Vegas Hotel & Casino was the first hotel to join the Leo Collection in February 2013. RLHC operates a loyalty program called Hello Rewards with support provided within a mobile app provided by Monscierge. In mid-2008 Columbia Pacific Opportunity Fund, an investment manager for the Baty family, the Seattle founders of Emeritus Corporation, submitted an unsolicited acquisition offer of $9.50 per share to acquire Red Lion.

At the time, Columbia Pacific held 12.7 percent of Red Lion. By October Columbia Pacific had withdrawn its offer and, shortly thereafter, the Red Lion board of directors enacted a poison pill plan, drawing the ire of Columbia Pacific which stated its belief that Red Lion should be liquidated becaus

Ruby Friedman

Ruby Friedman is an American singer/songwriter/composer, with roots in New Orleans, New York, Los Angeles. She is the leader of the Ruby Friedman Orchestra; the Ruby Friedman Orchestra has been in studio in New Orleans, in New York City with Josh Valleau at The Glass Wall, with Peter Malick at OCL Studios in Calgary, at his studio in Los Angeles. Final recording and mixing were done by Alex Elena and Topher Mohr at Beethoven Studios in Culver City; the band released their debut album, Gem on November 11, 2016. The first single from the album I'm Not Your Friend was released in June 2016 Late 2019 Ruby Friedman was in the studio recording with legend Mitchell Froom for her upcoming release entitled Late Afternoon Highs; the single entitled “Teardrop Trailer” has been released and first premiered on KCSN by DJ Nic Harcourt on radio and in online media. The version of "You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive", was featured in the Season Five finale of Justified. Graham Yost and Executive Producer of the series, discussed the use of the Ruby Friedman version in the show.

Her version of the song was selected for use in the Emmy-winning Reveal documentary, The Dead Unknown, an investigative report on a 1969 cold case regarding the disappearance and murder of a young woman, in Harlan, Kentucky, in June 1969. In late 2015, The Golden Globe Award and Emmy Award winning Amazon Studios TV show, Transparent selected the arrangement featuring her vocals on the Gina Villalobos/Eric Colvin produced version of the Sly and the Family Stone hit Family Affair for use in the trailer promoting the launch of Season 2. In 2015, Ruby Friedman performed the vocals on the song, Hunt You Down for the CLIO award-winning advertising campaign for the launch of the Sony PS4 game, Bloodborne; the song is a collaboration with The Hit House Music, was written by Scott Miller and William Hunt. It was recorded by Wyn Davis in Los Angeles, by Ruby Friedman at Word of Mouth Recording Studios in New Orleans; the Petrol Advertising campaign using the song won the Golden Trailer Award for best Video Game TV Spot.

The song was released as a single in conjunction with availability of the game. In March 2015, the EP, Song of the Demimonde was released, containing 7 tracks of her most-requested cover material. House of the Rising Sun, the last song on the EP,> was recorded at Word of Mouth Recording Studios in New Orleans with New Orleans piano player Tom McDermott, Smashing Pumpkins violinist, Ysanne Spevack. She has performed with McDermott, Ysanne Spevack, in New Orleans, Emmy Award and Grammy Award nominated TV series, Treme), In both April 2015 and 2016, she performed at Buffa's and at the Lagnaippe Stage for Jazzfest with McDermott and others, she has been retained by the estate of 20th Century Academy Award film song composer Harry Warren to re-imagine and record some of the extensive Harry Warren catalog. The catalog consists of hundreds of songs, from Academy Award winners to unfinished works in process. Several of these recordings, Rose Tattoo, Ungrateful Heart, Welcome to the Party are included on the Song of the Demimonde EP.

In 2014, Ruby Friedman was commissioned to perform two songs, including the title track, on a tribute album, honoring the life and music of Tarka Cordell. Other contributing vocalists on the album include Lily Allen, Imani Coppola, Evan Dando, her original songs have been selected for promotional use on NBC and have been licensed internationally for continued use in the Got Talent franchise. Her songs or vocals have been licensed for use by Fox Sports and numerous movie and video game trailers in 2017 trailers for the film Marshall and Netflix miniseries Godless; the original song, was featured in Season Three of the television show Sons of Anarchy. She composed extensive original score for the 2018 World Cup special Phenoms on Fox Sports, she was commissioned to compose and perform the official theme song for author Kim Michele Richardson’s New York Times bestseller The Bookwoman Of Troublesome Creek to be used in various advertising platforms and future media. She has been co-writing compositions for the upcoming Wynona Judd album.

Her original music is supported by kcrw as well many other independent radio stations. Ruby Friedman Orchestra has toured with Brian Wilson and Jeff Bridges She has provided live backup vocals for many legends as well including Donovan and ]; when in Los Angeles, she has headlined at The House of Blues, The Troubadour, The Viper Room, Hotel Cafe, Los Globos and Pershing Square. She has made numerous invited guest appearances, including performances with Bernard Fowler, with Grammy Award nominee Scott Healy, with the Jeff Goldblum jazz ensemble, at many events at the Sayers Club, she performed an acoustic invitation only show, at the Turn Gallery in Soho, accompanied by Imani Coppola, Matthew Steer, Maiya Sykes, Ben Crippin Taylor, Conor Brendan. 49. Https:// Ruby Friedman Official Site

Endless Poetry

Endless Poetry is a 2016 French-Chilean drama film directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky. It is a sequel and the second part of Jodorowsky's film autobiography, which began with The Dance of Reality, which focused on Jodorowsky's childhood in Tocopilla. Endless Poetry, in turn, depicts the adolescence and youth of Jodorowsky in the bohemian Matucana neighborhood of Santiago, in the late 1940s and early 1950s, it was screened in the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. Alejandro Jodorowsky, now living in Santiago and working at his father's store, rejects the pressuring of his Jewish family to enter medical school and instead pursues a career as a poet. Through his creation of puppets he makes contact with a man who gives him a studio as his first residence. In this new life he encounters artists and performers both notable and amateur, among them Nicanor Parra, whom he insults during a misunderstanding about Stella Díaz Varín, the woman who inspired his poem "The Viper".

His best friend and fellow poet Enrique Lihn has a fight with his girlfriend, whom Alejandro saves from committing suicide. They have sex and she becomes pregnant. An elderly man who used to work in a circus with Alejandro's father Jaime encourages Alejandro to return to the circus, which he does as a means to laugh away his troubles. Enrique and Alejandro reconcile. Alejandro's parents notify him that their home has burned down along with all of his writings and childhood possessions, he visits his home to contemplate what he wishes to be. He visits Parra, teaching mathematics at an engineering school, to ask him for fatherly advice about his future. Parra urges him not to pursue a career as a poet but Alejandro ignores him and refuses to compromise; when a strong pro-Ibáñez sentiment arises in Chile during his second period in office Alejandro decides to leave for Paris to "save surrealism." His father catches him at the dock before he leaves and attempts to drag him back into working at the store with him by force.

Alejandro departs, never to see his father again. Adan Jodorowsky as Alejandro Jeremias Herskovits as Alejandro Alejandro Jodorowsky as himself Brontis Jodorowsky as Jaime Pamela Flores as Sara and Stella Díaz Varín Leandro Taub as Enrique Lihn Julia Avendaño as Pequeñita Felipe Ríos as Nicanor Parra Carolyn Carlson as Maria Lefevre Bastián Bodenhofer as Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Felipe Peña as Gustavo Becerra-Schmidt On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 94%, based on 52 reviews, an average rating of 7.3/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Endless Poetry extends writer-director Alejandro Jodorowsky's singular filmography with another joyously surreal, visually vibrant viewing experience." On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 78 out of 100, based on 19 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Owen Gleiberman from Variety wrote: "Alejandro Jodorowsky's Endless Poetry is the most accessible movie he has made, it may be the best.

It's Felliniesque and moving." A. O. Scott from ‘’The New York Times’’ wrote: "Realism is not on the agenda, but Mr. Jodorowsky nonetheless evokes the chaotic, passionate spirit of a time and offers astute insights into his own psychology."About the cinematography, Justin Chang from the Los Angeles Times wrote: "Dynamically staged and ravishingly shot by the superb cinematographer Christopher Doyle, best known for his work with Wong Kar-wai." Endless Poetry on IMDb Endless Poetry at Rotten Tomatoes Endless Poetry at Metacritic