Lake County is a county located in the U. S. state of Indiana. In 2010, its population was 496,005; the county seat is Crown Point. This county is part of Northwest Indiana and the Chicago metropolitan area, contains a mix of urban and rural areas, it is the home to a portion of the Indiana Dunes and to Marktown, Clayton Mark's planned worker community in East Chicago. Inhabited by Potawatomi tribes, Lake County was established on February 16, 1837. From 1832 to 1836 the area, to become Lake County was part of La Porte County. From 1836 to 1837 it was part of Porter County, it was named for its location on Lake Michigan. The original county seat was Liverpool until Lake Court House, which became Crown Point, was chosen in 1840. Lake County's population grew before the 1850s, when the railroads arrived to link Chicago to the rest of the country, enabled tens of thousands of settlers and immigrants to buy land. Small-scale industrialization began, but was relegated to the northern coast of the county.
The 1900 Census gives a population of 37,892 residents. The arrival of Inland Steel Company to East Chicago in 1903 and U. S. Steel to Gary in 1906 jump-started the county's population explosion. Immigrants poured into the area from all over Central and Eastern Europe and from many regions of the United States, such as Appalachia and the South. By 1930, Lake County's population surpassed 260,000, with first- and second-generation Americans constituting a majority of the population. Like the rest of Indiana, the Ku Klux Klan gained a large following in the 1920s in response to changing demographics. While the steel industry reigned supreme, other industries found the county to be an ideal location for cheap land and well-developed transportation networks, such as automobiles, chemicals, consumer goods, food processing, construction supply companies; the Great Depression was devastating to Lake County, as it was to any other area that relied on heavy industry. The Depression, combined with industrial strife, changing demographics, unionization, caused Lake County to become a stronghold of the Democratic Party.
World War II restored prosperity, as industry revived to support the war effort, good economic times continued into the 1970s. More immigrants were attracted by the promise of middle-class industrial jobs, in addition to refugees and immigrants from Europe, black Americans and Mexicans arrived in larger numbers than they had in the 1910-1930 period; as minority populations exploded in industrial cities like East Chicago and Gary, racial tensions surfaced once again, white flight from the industrial cities took place, aided in large part by the construction of state and federal highways. Lake County's population peaked at 546,000 in 1970. Severe industrial decline took place during the 1973-1991 period, brought on by foreign competition, new management philosophies that called for major workforce reductions, productivity gains from technology; the decline was intense in the steel industry: steel employment exceeded 60,000 in the 1960s, declined progressively to just 18,000 by 2015. Lake County's population declined 13% to bottom out at 475,000 in 1990.
The industrial decline of the 1980s cast a long shadow over Lake County: the county did not regain the level of employment it had in 1980 until 1996, after which the employment level flatlined. The county's economic output peaked in 1978, has not since recovered, remaining 15-20% below the peak after adjusting for inflation; as prosperity declined, so did the immigration that powered the county's explosive population growth before 1950: per the 2000 census, only 5.3% of Lake County's residents were foreign-born, compared to over 11% for the United States as a whole. The population recovered somewhat as the local economy adjusted. Suburban growth has been driven by commuter populations of workers who are employed in Chicago and commute via expressways or the South Shore Line. In 2007, it was estimated that 44,000 workers commuted from Lake County, Indiana, to Chicago for work; the decline of industrial cities and growth of suburbs has been so sharp, that by 1990 a majority of the County's population lived outside of the four traditional industrial cities.
Lake County still continues to struggle with urban decline and poverty, suburban sprawl and traffic jams, a stagnating population. According to the 2010 census, the county has a total area of 626.56 square miles, of which 498.96 square miles is land and 127.60 square miles is water. The northern and southern portions of the county are low and flat, except for a few sand ridges and dunes and were both once marshy and had to be drained; the lowest point, at 585 feet, is along the Lake Michigan shoreline. The central part of the county is hillier; as you travel south from the low and flat lake plain in the northern part of the county, the land rises in elevation until the peak of the Valparaiso Moraine. The highest point, at 801 feet, is in northeastern Winfield Township near 109th Street and North Lakeshore Drive in Lakes of the Four Seasons. From here the land descends south into the Kankakee Outwash Plain until the Kankakee River is reached; the geographic center of Lake County is 200 feet northwest of Burr Stree
Mihály Mayer was a Hungarian water polo player who competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics, in the 1960 Summer Olympics, in the 1964 Summer Olympics, in the 1968 Summer Olympics. He was Jewish, was born in Újpest, died in Budapest. Mayer was part of the Hungarian team, he played four scored one goal. Four years he was a member of the Hungarian team which won the bronze medal in the 1960 Olympic tournament, he played three scored one goal. At the 1964 Games he won his second gold medal with the Hungarian team, he played. In 1968 he won again a bronze medal when the Hungarian team finished third in the Olympic tournament, he played. List of members of the International Swimming Hall of Fame List of select Jewish water polo players Evans, Hilary. "Mihály Mayer". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC
Jodie Grinham is a British archer who represented Great Britain at the 2016 Summer Paralympics. Grinham was born with half a thumb on her left hand, she was the first person with such a disability to attempt archery, so to avoid breaking the rule that the bow must not be attached to the archer and her father Symon created a novel way of helping her grip her bow. She is a student at BPP Law School in London. Grinham first started archery in 2008, she was first selected for the Great Britain archery team in 2014, finished seventh at the World Para-archery Championships in Germany in 2015. Grinham took part in the team compound open competition, partnering John Stubbs; the pair finishing the preliminary ranking round seeded 5th of 10 teams with a score of 1,324. After defeating Italy in the quarterfinals and South Korea in semi-finals and Stubbs faced China in the gold medal match, but were bested by the Chinese duo of Zhou Jiamin and Ai Xinliang 151-143; this was however enough to earn Grinham a silver medal.
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Classic Whitney: Live from Washington, D. C. were special live concerts by Whitney Houston featuring many of her greatest hits, as well as gospel favorites and songs saluting some of her influences including Dionne Warwick, Aretha Franklin and Diana Ross. The concerts were held at historic DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D. C. on October 3 and 5, 1997. The second-night concert was broadcast live via HBO, her third HBO special; the first-night concert was broadcast on HBO in late October. Whitney and The Whitney Houston Foundation for Children donated the proceeds, over $300,000 from ticket sales to the Children's Defense Fund, a national non-profit organization devoted to providing a voice for all children of America poor and disabled children. Houston said her one-woman show was significant because it was occurring during the 100th anniversary of acclaimed opera singer Marian Anderson's birthday. Houston dedicated her performance to Anderson's memory and her historic attempt to perform in 1939 at Constitution Hall, where she was banned by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Whitney Houston performed more than 20 songs in these concerts, including such hits as "I Will Always Love You", "Exhale" and "Greatest Love of All." She was backed by a 35-piece orchestra with an entire string section. DAR Constitution Hall seated more than 2500 people for the performance. In addition, the backdrop featured images projected on five screens, setting an elegant and understated tone. Houston's special was the first performance since the renovation of the legendary hall. "I Will Always Love You" "I Know Him So Well" Dionne Warwick Medley: "Walk On By" "A House Is Not a Home" "I Say a Little Prayer" "Alfie" Aretha Franklin Medley: "Baby I Love You" " Since You've Been Gone" "Ain't No Way" Tribute to Sammy Davis Jr.: "Mr. Bojangles" Tribute to United States great men: "Abraham and John" Diana Ross Medley: "God Bless the Child" "Endless Love" "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" "The Boss" "Missing You" Tribute to George Gershwin: "I Loves You, Porgy" "Porgy, I's Your Woman Now" "Summertime" "Exhale" "I Love the Lord" "I Go to the Rock" "The Greatest Love of All"Encore"Amazing Grace" "Step by Step" "I'm Every Woman"
Music lessons are a type of formal instruction in playing a musical instrument or singing. A student taking music lessons meets a music teacher for one-on-one training sessions ranging from 30 minutes to one hour in length over a period of weeks or years. For vocal lessons, teachers show students how to sit or stand and breathe, how to position the head and mouth for good vocal tone. For instrument lessons, teachers show students how to sit or stand with the instrument, how to hold the instrument, how to manipulate the fingers and other body parts to produce tones and sounds from the instrument. Music teachers assign technical exercises, musical pieces, other activities to help the students improve their musical skills. While most music lessons are one-on-one, some teachers teach groups of two to four students, for basic instruction, some instruments are taught in large group lessons, such as piano and acoustic guitar. Since the widespread availability of high speed. Low latency Internet, private lessons can take place through live video chat using webcams and videotelephony online.
Music lessons are part of professional training. In amateur and recreational music contexts and adults take music lessons to improve their singing or instrumental playing skills and learn basic to intermediate techniques. In professional training contexts, such as music conservatories, university music performance programs, students aiming for a career as professional musicians take a music lesson once a week for an hour or more with a music professor over a period of years to learn advanced playing or singing techniques. Many instrumental performers and singers, including a number of pop music celebrities, have learned music "by ear" in folk music styles such as blues and popular styles such as rock music. In folk and popular styles, a number of performers have had some type of music lessons, such as meeting with a vocal coach or getting childhood instruction in an instrument such as piano. For vocal lessons, teachers show students how to sit or stand and breathe, how to position the head and mouth for good vocal tone.
For instrument lessons, teachers show students how to sit or stand with the instrument, how to hold the instrument, how to manipulate the fingers and other body parts to produce tones and sounds from the instrument. For wind and brass instruments, the teacher shows the student how to use their lips and breath to produce tones and sounds. For some instruments, teachers train students in the use of the feet, as in the case of piano or other keyboard instruments that have damper or sustain pedals on the piano, the pedal keyboard on a pipe organ, some drums and cymbals in the drum kit such as the bass drum pedal and the hi-hat cymbal pedal. In addition to teaching fingering, teachers provide other types of instruction. A guitar player learns how to pluck strings. Teachers show students how to achieve the correct posture for most efficient playing results. For all instruments, the best way to move the fingers and arms to achieve a desired effect is to learn to play with the least tension in your hands and body.
This prevents forming habits that can injure the skeletal frame and muscles. For example, when playing the piano, fingering—which fingers to put on which keys—is a skill learned as the student advances, there are many standard techniques a teacher can pass on. There are many myths and misconceptions among music teachers in the Western classical tradition, about "good" posture and "bad" posture. Students who find that playing their instruments causes them physical pain should bring this to their teachers' attention, it could be a serious health risk, but it is overlooked when learning to play an instrument. Learning to use one's body in a manner consistent with the way their anatomy is designed to work can mean the difference between a crippling injury and a lifetime of enjoyment. Many music teachers would caution students about taking "no pain, no gain" as an acceptable response from their music teacher regarding a complaint of physical pain. Concerns about use-related injury and the ergonomics of musicianship have gained more mainstream acceptance in recent years.
Musicians have been turning to medical professionals, physical therapists, specialized techniques seeking relief from pain and prevention of serious injury. There exists a plurality of special techniques for an greater plurality of potential difficulties; the Alexander Technique is just one example of these specialized approaches. To understand music being played, the student must learn the basics of the underlying music theory. Along with musical notation, students learn rhythmic techniques—like controlling tempo, recognizing time signatures, the theory of harmony, including chords and key signatures. In addition to basic theory, a good teacher stresses musicality, or how to make the music sound good; this includes how to create good, pleasing tone, how to do musical phrasing, how to use dynamics to make the piece or song more expressive. Most music lessons include some instruction in the history of the type of music that the student is learning; when a student is taking Western classical music lessons, music teachers spend some time explaining the different eras of western classical music, such as the Baroque Era, the Classical era, the Romantic Era, the contemporary c
Trysome Eatone is the second and final album by Love Spit Love. It was released on August 1997, on Maverick Records. All songs written by Richard Butler and Richard Fortus, except "It Hurts When I Laugh", co-written by Tim Butler. "Long Long Time" – 4:18 "Believe" – 3:52 "Well Well Well" – 3:21 "Friends" – 4:43 "Fall on Tears" – 4:20 "Little Fist" – 3:20 "It Hurts When I Laugh" – 4:46 "7 Years" – 2:56 "Sweet Thing" – 3:00 "All God's Children" – 4:29 "More Than Money" – 3:42 "November 5" – 4:08 "How Soon Is Now?" – 4:25 Love Spit Love Richard Butler – vocals Richard Fortus – guitar Frank Ferrer – drums Chris Wilson – bass guitar