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Kawasaki, Kanagawa

Kawasaki is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is the 8th most populated city in Japan and one of the main cities forming the Greater Tokyo Area and Keihin Industrial Area; as of October 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 1,503,690, with 716,470 households, a population density of 10,000 persons per km2. Kawasaki is the only city in Japan with more than one million inhabitants, not a prefectural capital; the total area is 142.70 km2. Archaeological evidence from the Japanese Paleolithic and Jōmon period can only be found in the northwest Tama Hills; the course of the Tama and the coast of the Bay of Tokyo have changed in historical times, so that large parts of the urban area are geologically young. With the introduction of the Ritsuryō legal system, the area came to the Musashi Province in the 7th century. In the Nara period, the center of the Tachibana district was in the area of today's Takatsu district. Since the Heian period, the domain of the Inage clan has expanded here.

Around the Heiken-ji Buddhist temple, founded in 1128, a monzen-machi, a busy district for the supply of pilgrims, soon emerged. Between the Kamakura period and Sengoku period, smaller feudal lords ruled the area until it came under the control of the Later Hōjō clan. In 1611, Koizumi Jidayū had Nikaryō Yōsui built, a canal system on the right bank of the Tama for irrigating the fields, which in some cases still runs through the densely built-up city. On the long-distance Kaidō roads Tōkaidō and Nakaharakaidō built by Edo-Bakufu, stations were built in the area of what would become Kawasaki, which increased its importance; the Kawasaki station on the Tōkaidō was not recognized until 1623 as the last of the 53 Tōkaidō stations. The Bakufu let the bridges over the Tama collapse and there were ferry connections to nearby Edo in several places in today's Kawasaki, which laid the foundation for the development of the city. Gallery The rapid urbanization of the area, which continues to this day, began in the Meiji and Taishō eras.

In 1872, Kawasaki Station was established on the Tōkaidō Main Line, Japan's first railway line. In 1889, the city Kawasaki in the district Tachibana was created according to the Japanese municipal system introduced the year before. In 1912 the border between Kanagawa and Tokyo prefectures was established in the Tama. On July 1, 1924, the independent city of Kawasaki with 48,394 inhabitants was formed through a merger with the city of Daishi and the village of Miyuki; as part of World War II, the city was bombed three times by the United States Army Air Forces between April 1945 and July 1945. The most serious attack was an area bombing with Napalm bombs on April 15, 1945; the attacks claimed 1,520 dead and 8,759 injured. The attacks burned down 9.3 km² of the city. On April 15, 1945, large parts of the area around the train station and the industrial area at the port were destroyed by air raids. Since the 1950s, residential areas for commuters have been created in the northeastern part of the city, which are connected directly to the centers of Tokyo by new railway lines.

On April 1, 1972, Kawasaki became a decree-designated city with 5 districts. 1973 the population exceeded the million mark. In 1982 the new districts of Miyamae and Asao were created by splitting off from the districts of Takatsu and Tama. In the course of deindustrialization, industrial areas have been converted into residential areas, so that a further increase in population density can be expected. Kawasaki is located on the right bank of the Tama River; the city lies like a narrow band between Yokohama in the southwest. The city connects the two major cities and is part of the Greater Tokyo Area, the largest and most densely populated urban areas in the world; the eastern area along the coast of Tokyo Bay is a densely populated industrial zone, part of the Keihin Industrial Zone. In contrast, the western districts in the Tama Hills consist of residential areas for commuters in the Tokyo / Yokohama region. Kawasaki has seven wards: In the northeast, Kawasaki borders the Special wards of Tokyo Ōta and Setagaya, in the northwest the cities belonging to Tokyo Prefecture Komae, Machida, Tama enclose the place.

The opposite southwest side is occupied by the districts of Tsurumi, Kōhoku and Aoba in the city of Yokohama. With the completion of the Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line, the city of Kisarazu, located on the opposite side of the Tokyo Bay in Chiba Prefecture became a neighbor in December 1997. Two rivers cross the urban area; the Tama unites with the tributaries Misawa, Gotanda, Nikaryō main river and Hirase. The land on the coast of the city is crossed by a network of canals. In addition, the historic Nikaryō Yōsui canal still exists in the hinterland. Kawasaki is governed by Mayor Norihiko Fukuda, an independent elected on 27 October 2013; the city assembly has 63 elected members. Mayor Fukuda was re-elected to a second term in office on 22 October 2017 with support from LDP and Kōmeitō against former municipal MP Akiko Yoshizawa and KPJ-supported former primar

Wingspan (Mulgrew Miller album)

Wingspan is the third studio album by American jazz pianist Mulgrew Miller with a quintet of other musicians. The album was released on May 1987 by Landmark Records. Scott Yanow of Allmusic wrote that "The emphasis on this quintet album is on Mulgrew Miller's compositions. Miller is joined by bassist Charnett Moffett, drummer Tony Reedus, vibraphonist Steve Nelson and altoist Garrett; the inventive solos on the complex material and the attractive sound of the ensembles make this a worthy release". Band Mulgrew Miller – piano Charnett Moffett – bass Tony Reedus – drums Rudy Birdpercussion Kenny Garrettsaxophone, flute Steve Nelson – vibraphoneProduction Orrin Keepnews – producer George Horn – mastering Tom Mark – recording

Quebec West

Quebec West was a federal electoral district in Quebec, represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1935, from 1949 to 1968. It was created by the British North America Act, 1867, it was abolished in 1933 when it was redistributed into Portneuf, Quebec West and South and Québec—Montmorency ridings. The riding was recreated in 1947 from parts of South riding, it was abolished in 1966 when it was redistributed into Langelier, Louis-Hébert and Portneuf ridings. This riding elected the following Members of Parliament: List of Canadian federal electoral districts Past Canadian electoral districts Riding history from the Library of Parliament

Jörg Kretzschmar

Jörg Kretzschmar is a former German football player. He played in the Fußball-Bundesliga for Borussia Mönchengladbach and in the 2. Fußball-Bundesliga for SV Meppen and Hannover 96. Kretzschmar was part of the Hannover 96 team that won the 1992 DFB-Pokal final against Mönchengladbach. Kretzschmar was one of the successful players in the penalty shoot-out, he played his first Bundesliga match on 20 August 1988 when he was subbed in in Mönchengladbach's win over SV Werder Bremen. His last professional match as on 30 May 1993 with Hannover 96 against VfB Oldenburg. Altogether, Kretzschmar played 8 Bundesliga matches without scoring and 113 2nd Bundesliga matches, scoring twice. In addition, he appeared in two matches in the European Cup Winners' Cup for Hannover 96. In 1993, he only played for amateur clubs. Aside from his football career, he trained as an office management assistant to prepare for the time after his playing career, his last station as a player was 1. FC Magdeburg where he won promotion to the third-tier Regionalliga Nordost in 1997

Superman: The Man of Steel

Superman: The Man of Steel is a monthly American comic book series that ran for 136 issues from 1991 to 2003, featuring Superman and published by DC Comics. As a result of introducing this series alongside its existing titles, DC Comics was able to publish a new Superman comic each week. Included in these 136 issues were two special issues: #0 and #1,000,000, which were tie-ins to Zero Hour: Crisis in Time and DC One Million, respectively; the first issue was written by Louise Simonson and featured pencils by Jon Bogdanove, Tom Grummett, Bob McLeod, Dan Jurgens. Inks were by Dennis Janke, Jerry Ordway, Brett Breeding. Simonson wrote issues #1–56, 59–83, 86, #0 and Annuals #2, 4, 6 from 1991 to 1999. Bogdanove pencilled issues #1–68, 75–82, 85, #0 during the same period and returned for the final issue, #134, in 2003. Issues #9 and 10 were part of the "Panic in the Sky" storyline in 1992. Issues #22 through 26 were a part of "The Reign of the Supermen" storyline which received the Comics Buyer's Guide Fan Award for "Favorite Comic-Book Story" for 1993.

After his introduction in The Adventures of Superman #500, Steel became the starring character of the Superman: The Man of Steel series. Issue #30 had a variant edition packaged in a polybag; the logo and all cover copy were printed on the bag and vinyl clings were included for a do-it-yourself front and back cover. Writer Mark Schultz and artist Doug Mahnke became the new creative team on the title with issue #87. Schultz and Mahnke introduced a new version of Superman's Fortress of Solitude in issue #100. From 1992 to 1997, DC published six issues of Superman: The Man of Steel Annual; the stories tied into themes that were featured in DC's annuals that year. These were: Annual #1 – Eclipso: The Darkness Within Annual #2 – Bloodlines Annual #3 – Elseworlds Annual #4 – Year One Annual #5 – Legends of the Dead Earth Annual #6 – Pulp Heroes In December 1995, a special Superman: The Man of Steel Gallery #1 was published, it features 22 pin-ups drawn by several artists. Superman: Panic in the Sky includes Superman: The Man of Steel #9–10, 188 pages, March 1993, ISBN 1-56389-094-1 The Death of Superman includes Superman: The Man of Steel #17–19, 172 pages, January 1993, ISBN 1-56389-097-6 World Without a Superman includes Superman: The Man of Steel #20–21, 240 pages, April 1993, ISBN 1-56389-118-2 The Return of Superman includes Superman: The Man of Steel #22–26, 480 pages, September 1993, ISBN 1-56389-149-2 The Death and Return of Superman Omnibus includes Superman: The Man of Steel #17–26, 784 pages, September 2007, ISBN 1-4012-1550-5 Superman: The Death of Clark Kent includes Superman: The Man of Steel #44–46, 320 pages, May 1997, ISBN 1-56389-323-1 Superman: The Trial of Superman includes Superman: The Man of Steel #50–52, 272 pages, November 1997, ISBN 1-56389-331-2 Superman: The Wedding and Beyond includes Superman: The Man of Steel #63, 192 pages, January 1998, ISBN 1-56389-392-4 Superman: Transformed!

Includes Superman: The Man of Steel #64 and 67, 197 pages, April 1998, ISBN 1-56389-406-8 Superman vs. the Revenge Squad includes Superman: The Man of Steel #61 and 65, 144 pages, February 1999, ISBN 1-56389-487-4 Superman: No Limits! Includes Superman: The Man of Steel #95–97, 212 pages, November 2000, ISBN 1-56389-699-0 Superman: Endgame includes Superman: The Man of Steel #98, 180 pages, January 2001, ISBN 1-56389-701-6 Superman:'Til Death Do Us Part includes Superman: The Man of Steel #99–100, 228 pages, December 2001, ISBN 1-56389-862-4 Superman: Critical Condition includes Superman: The Man of Steel #101–102, 196 pages, February 2003, ISBN 1-56389-949-3 Superman: Emperor Joker includes Superman: The Man of Steel #104–105, 256 pages, January 2007, ISBN 1-4012-1193-3 Superman: President Lex includes Superman: The Man of Steel #108–110, 244 pages, June 2003, ISBN 1-56389-974-4 Superman: Our Worlds at War, Vol. 1 includes Superman: The Man of Steel #115–116, 264 pages, September 2002, ISBN 1-56389-915-9 Superman: Our Worlds at War, Vol. 2 includes Superman: The Man of Steel #117, 264 pages, September 2002, ISBN 1-56389-916-7 Superman: Our Worlds at War Complete Edition includes Superman: The Man of Steel #115–117, 512 pages, June 2006, ISBN 1-4012-1129-1 Superman: Return to Krypton includes Superman: The Man of Steel #111 and 128, 212 pages, February 2004, ISBN 1-4012-0194-6 Superman: Ending Battle includes Superman: The Man of Steel #130–131, 192 pages, May 2009, ISBN 1-4012-0194-6 The title, Superman: The Man of Steel, would be used again for a series of trade paperbacks collecting the early adventures of the post-Crisis Superman.

The first volume retitles The Man of Steel limited series. Superman: The Man of Steel at the Comic Book DB Superman:The Man of Steel at Mike's Amazing World of Comics

Sergej Moya

Sergej Moya is a German actor and director. He won the Undine Award for Best Young Leading Actor in the 2005 film Keller – Teenage Wasteland. Moya was born in Berlin, he went to six different schools including the Berlin State Ballet School, went to school in the US for half a year in 2005. Moya started his film career during his early teens, while at comprehensive school in Berlin, he left school before Grade 10, due to having to travel and stay away for periods of time to make films, such as "The Angel Tonight" in Munich for 14 days in 2006. He received a scholarship from the Berenberg Bank Foundation in 2006 to further his acting development, he went to a workshop at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York. Sergei Moya's first acting role aged 12, was in 2001 in the German movie Frau2 sucht HappyEnd with Ben Becker. There followed a small role in the remake of the Erich Kästner's novel the Detectives; the acting breakthrough came in 2003 alongside Götz George and Klaus J. Behrendt in the multi-awarded WDR television movie Mein Vater.

In 2005, he once again acted beside Götz George in a Schimanski episode. In the Sat.1 series, he played a case for the Old Fox, as the son of Walter Sittler and in the ARD series Commissario Laurenti, he was alongside of Henry Hübchen. For his role in Keller - Teenage Wasteland, Moya received the 2006 Undine Award for best actor in a feature film. In 2006, he was next to Uwe Ochsenknecht in Der beste Lehrer der Welt. In 2007, he was nominated for a Golden Romy as "Most Popular Shooting Star". Moya has no degree and has been focusing on acting since the beginning of 2006, he has appeared in several TV series such as Polizeiruf 110, Commissario Laurenti, Der Alte and several Tatort episodes. He founded a film company, Von Fiessbach Film, with his girlfriend and producer Julia Lischinski, friend Sascha Pollack. Since 2009, Moya has worked as a director and author, his short film Hollywood Drama was part of the competition at the film festival Max Ophüls Preis 2010 and was shown in the Perspektive Deutsches Kino series of the Berlinale 2010.

His film project Hotel Desire, an erotic film with Clemens Schick and Saralisa Volm, was funded by crowdfunding. The sum of 170,000 euros was collected before the official deadline of 80 days; the found the budget of $241,000 to complete the film. In 2014, the 26-year-old Moya directed a TV film, about actor Jan Josef Liefers, Jan Josef Liefers - soundtrack of my life on the MDR channel. Tatjana Kerschbaumer noted in Tagesspiegel about the film, "Rarely has it been possible to summarize the biography of a person, music history and politics in such a condensed and anything but tenuous way". 2005 - Undine Award for Best Young Leading Actor in the film Keller – Teenage Wasteland 2008 - "Best Actor" at the Madrid Mostoles International Film Festival 2009 - Moya received the Max Ophüls Award for "Best Newcomer" Sergej Moya on IMDb