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Lievin Cruyl

Lievin Cruyl or Lieven Cruyl was a Flemish priest and a draughtsman and etcher of landscapes and architectural views. The drawings and etchings he made during his extended stays in Italy and Paris contributed to the development of the topographical views known as veduta, he was born in the illegitimate son of Joannae Meyerts and Guglielmus Cruyl. The details about his life are not always clear, including with respect to the periods of his overseas residences, he studied theology, architecture and etching at the University of Leuven. He was a priest in Wetteren near Ghent from 1660 to 1664, he was involved as an architect in the completion of the Saint Michael's Church, the construction of, interrupted because of the iconoclastic troubles of the 16th century. He made a design for the unfinished western tower in a Brabantine Gothic style in 1662; the design was not implemented due to cost concerns. He travelled to Rome where he resided from 1664 to 1675, he travelled in Italy and was in Venice in 1676.

He spent time in France between 1680 and 1684 and returned to Ghent in 1684. He made trips to France and is recorded in Paris in 1688. In Ghent he was again involved in an architectural design project, this time for the spire of the Belfry of Ghent, his design for a Baroque spire dated 1684 was not implemented. He died in Ghent. Lieven Cruyl is known for his drawings and graphic work depicting cityscapes, he made series of drawings as well as individual renderings of the landmarks of Rome. Several of the drawings were engraved by himself and others including by Giulio Testa, his drawings were dated by month, between 1664 and 1666 and convey a picture of a busy living city filled with ruins. This was a change from the more staged approach of classicizing painters; the panoramic settings of the drawings and the precise technique are believed to have set a standard for veduta designers and painters after him such as the Dutchman Gaspar van Wittel. He had a subtle influence on Giovanni Battista Falda's engravings of contemporary and antique structures in Rome.

Cruyl's drawings depict the topographical aspects of the urban landscape. He preferred unusual and complex perspectives which reflect the scientific construction of his drawings, his drawings reconstruct the city anew according to a specific aesthetic taste and guidelines of a graphic structure. Rome's cityscape was undergoing significant changes at the time because of the extensive building works promoted by pope Alexander VII to enhance the dignity of Rome and himself as the Head of the Catholic Church. Cruyl's drawings with their idealised view of Rome can to a certain extent be regarded as propaganda for pope Pope Alexander VII's urban vision of Rome; the views of Lieven Cruyl were published to meet the demand of foreigners who wanted to keep souvenirs of their visit. He made drawings of other Italian cities such as Florence and Venice and of places in Paris, he further drew a number of imaginary cityscapes of Jeruzalem. A drawing of the View of the construction of the Pont-Royal, Paris, in 1687 was sold at Christie's in London in 2009 for £97,250.

A set of Twenty-three Plates of Ancient and Modern Rome. Et scul. 1665. A set of Views of Roman Ruins &c.. The Triumphs of the Roman Emperors. Benezit. "Cruyl, Liévin", vol. 4, p. 249, in Benezit Dictionary of Artists. Paris: Gründ. ISBN 9782700030709. Esther, J.-P.. "Cruyl, Lieven", vol. 8. P. 220, in The Dictionary of Art, 34 volumes, edited by Jane Turner. New York: Grove. ISBN 9781884446009. Jatta, Barbara. Vedute romane di Lievin Cruyl: paesaggio urbano sotto Alessandro VII. Rome: Accademia americana in Roma. OCLC 22188145. Jatta, Barbara. Lievin Cruyl e la sua opera grafica: un artista fiammingo nell'Italia del seicento. Brussels/Rome: Institut historique belge de Rome. ISBN 9074461034. Media related to Lieven Cruyl at Wikimedia Commons Facsimile of the Prospectus locorum urbis Romae insicnium Works of Lieven Cruyl at The Cleveland Museum of Art Lievin Cruyl on artnet Colin Eisler – Power to Europe's Chosen Peoples. A New Maccabean Page for Louis XIV by Liévin Cruyl, in: Artibus et Historiae no. 17, 1988, pp. 31–38

Pallanganmiddang people

The Pallanganmiddang, otherwise known as the Waywurru, were an Indigenous Australian people of North-eastern Victoria, in the state of Victoria, Australia. Recent scholarship has suggested that In Norman Tindale's classic study his references to a Djilamatang tribe and their language arguably refer in good part to the Pallanganmiddang -midhang/-middang occurs as a ethnonym-marking suffix attached to several tribal and clan names in the area, it may be the equivalent of the more southerly Kulin term –wurrung, "mouth/speech". A. W. Howitt's map of the area refers to a Balaung Karar group, where Balaung may be an echo of Pallang- in the Pallanganmiddang ethnonym. Pallanganmiddang is classified by R. M. Dixon as one of two members of the Upper Murray Group, the other being Dhudhuroa, it was spoken by people inhabiting the area the northwest of the Dhudhuroa, though the overlap of vocabulary between the two languages appears to be low, about 10.7% A vocabulary of 46 words with the title "Pallanganmiddah" was provided by Thomas Mitchell, a resident of Tangambalanga, as early as 1878.

A. W. Howitt first asserted that their language was "utterly different" from that of surrounding peoples, modern research has confirmed that it lacked any close affinity with the other languages of that area. Robert Smyth's 1878 map located a PallunganMiddah group southeast of Wodonga, in the area of Tangambalanga about the terrain of the northern Kiewa River and Tallangatta around the Mitta Mitta River. Howitt's mention of a Balaung Karar group to the south-west of Wodonga has been taken, by Barry Blake, as a reference to to the same people; the Pallanganmiddang, in part at least, appear to have adopted the Kulin patrimoiety system with its eaglehawk –crow moieties. This division, meaning that names were inherited through the father rather than the mother was a characteristic of Central Victorian Aboriginal culture, but deviated from the general norm in South-East Australia. Diane Barwick identified at least two clans, who used the Kulin terms rather than the corresponding Pallanganmiddang terminology to denote their respective moieties, a fact that suggests they intermarried with the contiguous southern and western Kulin groups.

Yowung-illam-balluk in the Mount Buffalo area, forming an eaglehawk moiety Warrarak-balluk in the district of Wangaratta, constituting a crow moiety. The earliest possible reference to this group might be a mention in the papers of George Augustus Robinson, Victorian Protector of Aborigines in the 1840s, to the Pal-ler a miiter. Bawa dog berontha crow karda crayfish narra wild dog warrantha white man warrimu eaglehawk

Gaydar Radio

GaydarRadio was a British digital radio station for gay men and gay friendly people, available on DAB multiplexes in London and Brighton and online. It broadcast 24 hours a day, with live programming from 5am to midnight during the week, 7am to midnight at weekends. GaydarRadio, based in Twickenham in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, ceased broadcasting on Monday 7 January 2013 when the station's DAB channels were acquired by Gaydio; the station played a mix of mainstream pop music, interspersed with chat and news. In contrast to much of the UK radio industry, the editorial focus is on personality rather than a formatted music mix; this more relaxed style allows the presenters to talk with their listeners about gay life. The music became more club-orientated during the late evenings and at the weekend when Club Nation presents the best feel good music non stop; this music policy got the station a huge following from the straight community. The station encouraged interaction between presenters and listeners via text and online.

It has a reach of 488,470 listeners a week in the UK, plus another 2.2 million listening online around the world. GaydarRadio was based in Twickenham in South West London, in a building called Queen's House, a name that provided a frequent source of amusement for the presenters. In October 2007 the station relaunched its website as part of GaydarNation and the following month launched GaydarRadio Jukebox offering music downloads of its most popular tracks and exclusive mixes. GaydarRadio Jukebox ceased to exist in 2009, has since been re-branded as part of'CD Pool Sixpack' by its parent company. In the autumn of 2011, GaydarRadio re-branded its online offering, removing the GaydarNation brand and merging the lifestyle portal with the main radio website; the refocussed GaydarRadio online brand now focusses entirely on gay news and music related showbiz news. Gaydar Radio closed down in 2013 and its frequencies were transferred to Gaydio. Early Breakfast runs between 7 am, presented by Addison White.

Breakfast runs between 7am and 11am and is co-presented by Neil Sexton and Debbie Ryan, featuring a multitude of seasonal or themed competitions and'The Coming Out Story', which tells the story of a listener's contributed experience of coming out to friends and relatives. The show is driven by audience contributions via Twitter, email and SMS, with a host of regular correspondents. Regular contributors share the latest news and events from their corner of Gay UK, with Andre Harmsworth, from national newspaper'Metro' giving a showbiz round up every Thursday and John Kennedy O'Connor reporting from the USA on live events such as the Golden Globe Awards, the Oscars and the Grammy Awards; the show is broadcast live Monday with a prerecorded Saturday show. Simon "The Legend" Le Vans presents the morning show, taking requests and looking for a "daily threesome" where listeners are invited to suggest a selection of tracks appropriate to a topical oddball news story. "Producer Robin" Crowley presents afternoons from 2-6 playing lots of music.

Phil Marriott presents the latest new music for GayUK weekday evenings from 6-10pm. Phil runs the station's Friday mix show, branded'Club Nation'. Tony English presents Saturday night's Club Nation. Weekend shows start with Robin Crowley Neil and Debbie, with Simon Le Vans, Tony English, Phil Marriott, Andrei Harmsworth and Matt Crabb presenting their own shows along with through-the-night broadcasts from live London gay clubs; the Programme Controller was Robin Crowley. Senior Presenter was Simon Le Vans; the Station Producer was Neil Sexton. The Music Controller was Phil Marriott; the first proposals for an audio stream on the Gaydar website came from broadcaster Mark Ovenden and radio engineer Quentin Nield. Ovenden was at the time working at the Ministry of Sound Radio and set up a meeting in Spring 2000 between the owners of Gaydar and his boss James Bethel. Bethel proposed to provide the service to Gaydar for £100,000 annually, way too high for a fledgling concept. Instead GaydarRadio was started in 2001 as an internet-only station, being an audio offshoot of the dating website and independent of outside assistance.

According to the first station director Jamie Crick, the entire station was played off a single PC on a table propped up with a gay clubbing directory. Following its success, it moved onto the Sky platform in 2002 before leaving on 18 February 2011 after a "substantial decline" in its audience figures through the platform. Meanwhile, another gay radio station called Purple Radio, which launched a few months before Gaydar Radio with the backing of Kelvin MacKenzie and Lord Waheed Alli, was broadcasting as part of a bouquet of services provided by the Digital Radio Group. Purple was run from the Hanover Grand nightclub and tried a number of pioneering nightly broadcasts from gay bars and clubs but this proved far too costly and the station took the decision to merge with Gaydar Radio. Gaydar Radio took the decision not to continue with Purple Radio as a separate output and put in a successful submission to the Radio Authority to take over Purples' frequency, gained a DAB outlet on the London 3 Digital multiplex in 2004.

In 2003 while Bethel was working at Capital Radio group, Gaydar Radio was part of a successful application to be on the Sussex Coast DAB multiplex - part of this deal was an unrealised provisional agreement for the Capital group to find space to add the GaydarRadio service to its bouquet available on the Greater Manchester multiplex. In 2006 the station won Best Radio S

There! I've Said It Again (album)

There! I've Said It Again is Bobby Vinton's seventh studio album, released in January 1964, it reached #8 on the Billboard Hot 200 list of popular albums. Included inside the album cover is an overview of Vinton's career since the success of his first hit, "Roses Are Red". Two singles came from this album: the title track and "My Heart Belongs to Only You". With the exception of "Warm and Tender", the entire album consists of songs that were made popular during the 1940s and early 1950s. Robert Morgan - producer Stan Applebaum - arranger, conductor Henry Parker - cover photo Album - Billboard Singles - Billboard

Joon Yun

Anthony Joonkyoo "Joon" Yun is a Korean-American physician, hedge-fund manager and investor. Yun was born in South Korea, he attended St. Albans School, a private all-boys school in Washington, D. C, he went on to study at Harvard College where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology in 1990. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from Duke University School of Medicine in 1994 and completed a fellowship and residency in radiology from Stanford Hospital in 2000. After his residency, he served on the clinical faculty at the same institution from 2000 until 2006. Yun began his career as a healthcare analyst in 1998 at Palo Alto Investors, LLC, a hedge fund based in Palo Alto, with $1 billion assets under management invested in healthcare. Palo Alto Investors was founded in 1989 by William Edwards, the son of venture capitalist Bill Edwards, one of the original Silicon Valley venture capitalists. Yun has been responsible for healthcare investments for Palo Alto Investors since 1998 and in 2008 was elected president of the firm.

Yun has served on several corporate and non-profit boards, including SV2. He is a contributor to Forbes, a speaker and commentator on Bloomberg, the SALT conference, George Soros' Institute for New Economic Thinking, numerous other media outlets and conferences. Yun is the creator and sponsor of the $1 Million Palo Alto Longevity Prize, launched in 2014, an incentive prize to encourage teams from all over the world to compete in an all-out effort to "hack the code" that regulates our health and lifespan. Joon Yun is the principal of Yun Family Foundation. In November 2019, the Yun Family Foundation started an initiative to target the growing attention inequality., his official website Joon Yun Profile on CrunchBase Attention inequality by Yun Family Foundation

Odorico D'Andrea

José D'Andrea Valeri known as "Padre Odorico D'Andrea", was a Catholic Italo-Nicaraguan priest. He founded the Franciscan Sisters Pilgrims of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, along with Father Francisco Javier Munguía Alvarado a Franciscan, he was a missionary of the Order of Friars Minor or Franciscans, devoted to the mission in the communities of the City of San Rafael del Norte in the department of Jinotega,Nicaragua. He is known as Servant of God Fr. Odorico D'Andrea, he was born on 5 March 1916 in Montorio, Italy as the son of Catholic parents Antonio D'Andrea and Ana Rosa Valeri. On 26 September 1930, he entered the Franciscan Lower Seminary of Città di Castello in Umbria. On 10 September 1933, in the novitiate of the la Santa Annunziata in Amelia he adopted the name Odorico. On 25 April 1942, he received priestly ordination in Santa María degli Angeli near Assisi. After a brief period in the seminary of Farneto in 1945, he moved to the Convents of Amelia and Pantanelli in Umbria, from where he exerted the itinerant apostolate in Toscolano, Melezzole Morre and Attigliano.

In 1952 he requested his superiors to be sent to their Mission in Nicaragua. He arrived in Nicaragua on 26 August 1953, was allocated to the House of San José in Matagalpa, he is considered a prophet and conciliator of peace in Nicaragua by the Catholic Church in time of war, for getting together the Contras with the Popular Sandinista Army. He reconstructed the hermitage of the Community of La Concordia, he initiated construction of the Hospital of San Rafael. He managed the installation of drinkable water for San Rafael del Norte and the community of Savannah Grande, he built the hermitage of Tepeyac, the house of Retreat Tepeyac, where the Via Crucis is the most famous in Nicaragua. He built the school of the Community of a medical dispensary, he built the house for the sick. He died due to a complete blockage of the left artery in his heart, his burial was attended by more than ten thousand people. His body was exhumed to be placed in a sarcophagus inside the Tepeyac chapel. Steps for the canonization process of the now called "Servant of God" were started in 2002 by Bishop Sergio Goretti