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Henderson

Henderson may refer to: Henderson, description of the surname, a list of people with the surname Clan Henderson, a Scottish clan Henderson, Buenos Aires, the district capital of Hipolito Yrigoyen Partido Henderson, Western Australia Henderson Settlement, New Brunswick Henderson, New Zealand Henderson, former parliamentary electorate Henderson, Colorado Henderson, Georgia Henderson, Houston County, Georgia Henderson, Illinois Henderson, Indiana Henderson, Iowa Henderson, Kentucky Henderson, Louisiana Henderson, Maryland Henderson, Michigan Henderson, Minnesota Henderson, Missouri Henderson, Nebraska Henderson, Nevada Henderson, New York Henderson, North Carolina Henderson, Tennessee Henderson, Texas Henderson, West Virginia Henderson, on the far side of the moon Henderson Inlet, a small estuary in Olympia, Washington, USA Henderson Island, South Pacific Ocean Henderson Island, Antarctica Henderson Islets, south-eastern Australia Henderson Land Development, Hong Kong real estate developer Henderson China, Chinese real estate developer D. and W. Henderson and Company, a former Scottish shipbuilding company Henderson's, a former UK bookstore Henderson's, manufacturers of Henderson's Relish Henderson Group, a UK financial services company Henderson Motorcycle, a historical US maker of motorcycles Henderson Executive Airport, Clark County, United States Henderson Field, Solomon Islands Henderson Field, United States Henderson Field, North Carolina, United States Henderson Church in Kilmarnock, Scotland In Canada: Henderson Avenue Public School, Ontario Henderson Elementary School, British ColumbiaIn New Zealand: Henderson High School, Waitakere City, AucklandIn Singapore: Henderson Secondary School, SingaporeIn the United States: Charles Henderson High School, Alabama East Henderson High School, East Flat Rock, North Carolina Henderson County High School, Kentucky Henderson High School, several Henderson Middle School Henderson State University, Arkansas, United States Hendersonville Justice Henderson

Sweeter Than the Day

Sweeter Than the Day is an album by American keyboardist and composer Wayne Horvitz recorded in 2001 and released on the Canadian Songlines label. The Allmusic review by David R. Adler awarded the album 4 stars stating "Above all, it's a fantastic-sounding record... The music is laid-back and a bit melancholy, with a layered folk-rock eclecticism... both tuneful and angular in the same breath". All compositions by Wayne Horvitz except as indicated"In One Time and Another" - 4:48 "Julian's Ballad" - 6:11 "LTMBBQ" - 6:18 "Sweeter Than the Day" - 5:05 "Irondbound" - 6:29 "Waltz From the Oven" - 5:47 "In the Lounge" - 5:30 "The Beautiful Number 3" - 5:44 "The Little Parade" - 6:52 "George's Solo" - 4:23Recorded at Studio Litho in Seattle, Washington in January 2001 Wayne Horvitz - piano, prepared piano Timothy Young - 6 and 12 string electric guitars Keith Lowe - bass Andy Roth - drums

Barbara Cooper (artist)

Barbara Cooper is an American artist whose practice encompasses abstract sculpture and installation art and set design. She is most known for her sculpture, which emphasizes process and its basis in natural forms and processes of transformation, such as growth and regeneration. Critic Polly Ullrich writes that "Cooper's hand-intensive art is an art of condensation" that takes "the flow of time and growth as a subject". John Brunetti describes her work as "sinuous, tactile sculptures juxtapose conceptual and formal dichotomies, among them the organic and man-made, the feminine and the masculine and stasis."Cooper has exhibited at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Hafnarfjördur Centre of Culture and Fine Art, Bellevue Arts Museum, been commissioned for public art works in cities including Chicago and Providence. Her work has been discussed in diverse publications, among them, Art in America, Arts Magazine, Sculpture and American Craft, belongs to public art collections including the Smithsonian Museum, MCA Chicago, Long Beach Museum of Art.

Cooper was raised in Philadelphia. She studied fiber art at the Cleveland Institute of Art and Cranbrook Academy of Art, before turning to sculpture influenced by artists such as Eva Hesse Jackie Winsor, Giuseppe Penone and the Arte Povera movement. After graduating, she headed Syracuse University's fiber department, before moving to Bozeman, Montana in 1979 for a position teaching sculpture and drawing at Montana State University. In 1986, she relocated to Chicago, where she has taught at the Art Institute of Chicago and Harper College. During her first decade of professional exhibition, Cooper was featured in solo shows at the Yellowstone Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland and Artemisia Gallery, group shows at the Evanston Art Center, Hyde Park Art Center and Randolph Street Gallery, among others. In her career, the Chicago Cultural Center, Hafnarfjördur Centre, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Bellevue Arts Museum, Gerald Peters and Perimeter galleries have held solo exhibitions of her work.

Cooper works in Chicago. Critics relate Cooper's work to postminimalist sculptors such as Magdalena Abakanowicz, Eva Hesse, Lenore Tawney and Jackie Winsor, who merged feminist concerns with process, the organic and craft with minimalist codes of repetition, geometric purity, restraint. Writers place her among a second generation of organic sculptors who brought a new conceptual orientation and reductive elegance to fiber-related work, or liken her art to that of Martin Puryear. Cooper's work across media is united by several common themes: its basis in and abstraction of natural forms, temporal systems and patterns. Curator Mary Jane Jacob wrote that "Cooper is fascinated by the'brain' of nature," the way organisms respond to external stresses and need by producing unique growth patterns and distortions in order to build strength and resilience, repair and re-balance. In her mature, post-1987 work, Cooper employs working methods derived from both her early fiber training—plaiting and the organic, linear build of spinning and weaving—and studies of accretive natural phenomena, such as animal architecture, the growth of trees, or geological forces.

After moving to Chicago in 1987, Cooper began working with veneer scraps recycled from woodworking factories. Her process involved methodically bending and layering the fragile veneer in loose, interlaced weaves that created undulating, penetrable skins or shell-like armor around hollow, biomorphic cores: cocoon, bulb, limb and nest forms. Arts critic Kathryn Hixson described works such as the vertical, six-foot Voluta as amassing random, curvilinear layerings "to form strong unified objects mathematical in their purity and stability," which hover on walls "like protective presences." Susan Snodgrass and Fred Camper wrote that works, such as the coiled, vortex-like Cyclus, cocoon-like Plexus or undulating, pod-like Ova allude to anthropomorphic figures, ancient fertility statues and scientific proofs, blurring boundaries between the natural and cultural and rational. In the late 1990s, critics identified a new intensity and frankness in Cooper's sculpture, which features commanding, larger-than-human scaled tree-, column- or torso-like forms that express themes of vulnerability and ecological threat.

Still influenced by natural building processes—the outward, ringed growth of trees, layering of cells in an embryo, bundling of fibers into muscle, or accretive forming of shells—this work incorporated new methods and materials that conflate the organic and fabricated. Works such as Columen and Brace resemble limbless, split or cut trees with dripping glue suggesting the arrested vitality of a living thing. In others, like Mast (200

Oricum

Oricum or Orikon or Oricus or Orikos was an ancient Greek city in the northern part of Epirus, at the south end of the Bay of Vlorë. The city is an Archaeological Park of Albania; the city, said to have been founded by Euboeans, was on an island, but in ancient times it became connected to the mainland. It was well situated for communication with Kerkyra, was only 65 kilometers across the sea from Otranto, making it a convenient stopping point on the journey between Greece and Italy. Ancient sources describe it as a limen, or harbor, but it achieved the status of a polis, from around 230 to 168 BC it issued its own coins with the legend ΩΡΙΚΙΩΝ, it had military importance under Roman rule, serving as a base during Rome's wars with the Illyrians and with Macedonia. But as they refused to fight against the power of the Roman people, as the citizens made a spontaneous attempt to admit Caesar, despairing of any assistance, he threw open the gates, surrendered himself and the town to Caesar, was preserved safe from injury by him.

After this, Oricum "became more of a civilian settlement, the few remains which can be seen today date from the 1st century BC or later. In the 11th–12th centuries, now known as Jericho, formed a Byzantine province along with Kanina and Aulon; as the Provincia Jericho et Caninon, it appears in the imperial chrysobull granted to Venice in 1198 by Alexios III Angelos. The Ottomans renamed Oricum Pashaliman,'the Pasha's harbour', the lagoon still bears this name, as does the nearby Albanian navy base."Orician terebinth is mentioned by Virgil and Sextus Propertius. A previous misconception of the city is, it is a monumental fountain or a public place, used as a water tank. There is no drinkable water spring around, so the city had to collect rain water in order to survive; the city was entirely carved in stone, which lead to the base of the tank having a diameter of 10 meters Below, there is an as yet unexcavated temple, at a certain distance lies an altar, dedicated to Dionysus. A large portion of the city found is still underwater, as a helicopter ride can show the outlines of houses underwater, indicating that the coast around the port of Oricum had submerged into the sea.

Traces of walls have been found around the city, evidence shows that it was repaired during Byzantine times. Near the city can be found the Marmiroi Church; this is a church of dating back to the reign of the Byzantine emperor Theodore I. It has a small 6 by 9 meters main hall and a dome 3 meters in diameter, supported by four Roman arches; the inner walls feature fragments of typical Byzantine murals. List of cities in ancient Epirus List of ancient Greek cities Orikum Siege of Oricum Zakythinos, Dionysios. "Μελέται περὶ τῆς διοικητικῆς διαιρέσεως καὶ τῆς ἐπαρχιακῆς διοικήσεως ἐν τῷ Βυζαντινῷ κράτει". Ἐπετηρίς Ἐταιρείας Βυζαντινῶν Σπουδῶν. 17: 208–274

Family reunification

Family reunification is a recognized reason for immigration in many countries because of the presence of one or more family members in a certain country, enables the rest of the divided family or only specific members of the family to immigrate to that country as well. Family reunification laws try to balance the right of a family to live together with the country's right to control immigration. However, what this balance looks like, e.g. which members of the family can be reunited, differs between countries. A sub-case of family reunification is marriage migration, where one spouse immigrates to the country of the other spouse. Marriage migration can take place before marriage, in which case it falls under its own special category, or it can take place after marriage, in which case it falls under family reunification laws; some countries allow family reunification for unmarried partners, provided they can prove an ongoing intimate relationship that lasted longer than a certain period of time.

In recent years, there have been several cases of minors sent out on hazardous journeys in order to apply for political asylum status which, once granted, would enable the rest of the family to join them. However, in some countries only over 18 years old can apply for family reunification and it is only possible to be reunited with child dependants under 16 or partners, not for parents or siblings. A major part of immigrants to Europe do so through family reunification laws. Many countries in Europe have passed laws in recent years to limit people's ability to do so. Denmark – In the case of marriage, Danish law requires both spouses to be at least 23 1/2 years old; this is known as the 24-year rule. Additionally, the couple's connection to Denmark must be stronger than to the country of origin, in practice that the spouse in Denmark must have resided there for 12 years; the Netherlands – In case of marriage, Dutch law requires the Dutch spouse to be at least 21 years old, to earn a salary of at least 120% the minimum wage.

The non-Dutch spouse is required to pass integration exams at the Dutch embassy in their home country, showing a basic mastery of Dutch. Where a law case would take years and thousands of euros, the EU-rules of free movement give right to family life without costs more than that of an identity card. Therefore, some Dutch people move to Belgium or Germany for at least six months, in order to be governed by the EU family unification rules instead of the Dutch family unification rules; this has become known as the "Belgian Route" or "EU Route". Germany – Since 2007, law requires each spouse to be at least 18 years old; the spouse living in Germany may not be dependent on social benefits and must possess adequate living space. The immigrating spouse needs to prove basic written knowledge of German language; the law applies to foreign citizens. UK – The Immigration Rules, under the Immigration Act 1971, were updated in 2012 to create a strict minimum income threshold for non-EU spouses and children to be given leave to remain in the UK.

Since 2012, the applicant must meet the financial requirement of £18,600 per year if they are applying only for themselves, £22,400 per year for themselves and one child, £2,400 per year for each additional child. These rules were challenged in the courts, in 2017 the Supreme Court found that while "the minimum income threshold is accepted in principle" they decided that the rules and guidance were defective and unlawful until amended to give more weight to the interests of the children involved, that sources of funding other than the British spouse's income should be considered; the Settlement visa approval rate for 2017 was 76%. The sponsor must have an income of at least NOK 251,856 pre-tax during 2014 and have earned at least NOK 246,136 in 2013 pre-tax; the reference person cannot have received social security benefits during the last 12 months. The income requirement must be proven to the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration every year. In 1999, the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration started to use blood testing on Somalis who applied for family reunification with parents, the tests showed that 1 out of 4 lied about the family ties.

The tests were changed to DNA tests to verify family ties. The leader of a Somali community organization in Norway and the Norwegian Medical Association protested the tests and wished they would be discontinued. In 2010, UDI started DNA-tests on Somali childless couples who applied for family reunification where one spouse resided in Norway; the results showed. As the tests became known, the ratio dropped to 25% and the tests were widended to migrants from other regions. According to a 2017 study by Statistics Norway immigrants arriving via family reunification are overrepresented as perpetrators of crime, with 66,9 per 1000 versus 44,9 per 1000 for the non-immigrant population. Refugees and immigrants from Africa show significant over-representation whereas immigrants who arrive to study are underrepresented at 19.7 per 1000. Under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and associated Regulations, a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada aged at least 18 is allowed, subject to certain conditions, to sponsor specific members of their immediate family for permanent residence in Canada.

Family reunification is since 1968 governed by the terms of the Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended. It is the most common legal basis for immigration to the United States; the emphasis on family reunification in American immigration law began in that act by allotting 74% of all new immigrants allowed into the United States to family reunification visas. Those included, in descending preference, unmar

Lower Salmon Falls Dam

Lower Salmon Falls Dam is a concrete gravity-type hydroelectric dam on the Lower Salmon Falls of the Snake River, in the U. S. state of Idaho. The dam is located 5 miles downstream from Upper Salmon Falls, between Gooding County and Twin Falls County, Idaho; the Lower Salmon Falls Dam was built in 1910 by the Greater Shoshone and Twin Falls Water Power Company. Idaho Power Company acquired the plant in 1916 and rebuilt it in 1949. It's located at river mile 573.0. Nearby cities are Twin Falls, Mountain Home, Hailey, Idaho; the newer dam is 983 feet long, including a 180-foot, 38-foot-high overflow dam and has a powerhouse containing four turbine generator units with a capacity of 60 MW. Its reservoir is 6.6 miles long, with a 750-acre surface area, with a storage capacity of 10,900 acre-feet. It includes a 510-foot-long fish ladder. Along with the Upper Salmon Falls Dam and Bliss Dam is part of Idaho Power Company's Mid-Snake Projects; the Mid-Snake Projects in total have a nameplate capacity of 169.5 MW.

List of dams in the Columbia River watershed Lower Salmon Falls Dam from idahoguideservice.com accessed September 22, 2015. View of overflow dam releasing water over the remnant of the Lower Salmon Falls]]