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McAlmont, Arkansas

McAlmont referred to as "Mac Side", is a census-designated place in Pulaski County, United States. The population was 1,873 at the 2010 census; the community adjoins eastern North Little Rock, is part of the Little Rock–North Little Rock–Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area. McAlmont is located at 34°47′43″N 92°11′43″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.6 square miles, all land. As of the census of 2000, there were 1,922 people, 684 households, 487 families residing in the CDP; the population density was 1,126.7 people per square mile. There were 776 housing units at an average density of 454.9/sq mi. The racial makeup of the CDP was 25.08% White, 70.50% Black or African American, 0.68% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.99% from other races, 2.65% from two or more races. 1.98 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 684 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.3% were married couples living together, 24.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 28.8% were non-families.

24.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.37. In the CDP, the population was spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $19,762, the median income for a family was $27,174. Males had a median income of $30,855 versus $16,549 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $11,737. About 23.3% of families and 28.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 45.5% of those under age 18 and 21.8% of those age 65 or over. Public education in much of the CDP is provided by the Pulaski County Special School District, which operates Harris Elementary School in McAlmont, with high school students attending nearby Sylvan Hills High School.

Prior to 1971, students attended Harris High School, which closed as part of the county's desegregation activities. Harris became an elementary school after 1971; some portions of the CDP are served by the North Little Rock School District, which operates North Little Rock High School. Sherwood, Arkansas

Walk on Fire

Walk on Fire was a British melodic rock band whose album Blind Faith yielded two minor hit singles: "Blind Faith" and "Wastelands". The band was formed by David Cairns and Alan King in 1987, signing to UNI/MCA Records in the US and MCA UK & managed by Bill Curbishley of The Who fame; the early pre-production of the album was produced by Dave Cairns' former Secret Affair band-mate Dennis Smith, who co-wrote one of the album tracks, "Tell It Like It Is" with Alan King. The album was recorded at Hook End Manor & The Virgin Manor Studios, Oxford, in the UK and produced by Walter Turbitt and producer of The Cars, it featured Keith Airey, Richard Cottle and Pete Vitesse. The live band featured Michael Casswell, Trevor Thornton, Phil Williams & David Cairns. Walk on Fire toured with Foreigner, The Dan Reed Network and Nils Lofgren and toured the UK extensively, but despite favourable reviews following the US release and over 245,000 units sold worldwide, the album was not enough of a commercial success for MCA Records to keep the band and Walk On Fire were regretfully dropped over financial issues.

The band went on to record material written and produced by Dave Cairns in 24 track recording studios in and around London for a second album but with the grunge music explosion, no label was going to sign an AOR album and the band broke up. Alan King went on to sing the lead role in Jeff Wayne's follow up to'War of The Worlds' - Spartacus - alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones and with a cast that included Anthony Hopkins and Dave Cairns went on to be appointed Special Projects and Events Manager for Gibson Guitars USA throughout the'90's. Dave Cairns reformed Secret Affair with Ian Page in 2009 and released their fourth studio album,'Soho Dreams' on I-SPY Records, Sept 2012. Guitarist Michael Casswell was invited by the bassist Neil Murray to join the Queen guitarist Brian May's touring band in 1991. Casswell left the band after the band's South American tour. Having performed and recorded with the UK based Japanese blues guitarist Saiichi Sugiyama, whose band featured Phil Williams on bass, Casswell subsequently formed a band with the veteran British rock drummer Cozy Powell.

Casswell co-wrote and co-produced with Powell what turned out be the drummer's last album session. The album was released as "Especially For You" after Powell's death in a British motorway accident. Michael Casswell died in a swimming accident, Sept 2016. On April 21, 2017, the long awaited second album by Walk On Fire,'Mind Over Matter', was released on the AOR label, Escape Music and produced by David Cairns with additional song writing by vocalist Alan King and Thom Hardwell and featuring Michael Casswell on guitar, Phil Williams on bass, Trevor Thornton on drums and Richard Cottle on keyboards. Alan King: Vocals Michael Casswell: Guitars, Backing Vocals David Cairns: Keyboards, Guitars Phil Williams: Bass, Backing Vocals Trevor Thornton: Drums Blind Faith Mind Over Matter

Lianhua Road station

Lianhua Road is a metro station on Shanghai Metro Line 1. It is located on the southeast side between Wanyuan Road and Lianhua Road. North 2/3 Exits: Southeast side of Humin Road South Exits: Northwest side of West Meilong Road B1F: Underpass connecting North Square and South Square. Passengers going between two platforms must exit the station first. Besides, the north square of the station will go over a new construction, with a newly-designed shopping center and connection with the existing pedestrian overpass of Nanfang commercial area the station is serving; the demolition of north square building started from June 23, 2018, marking the start of the reconstruction. The whole project is planned to be completed before the end of 2019. Japanese real estate developer Mitsui Fudosan will participate in the redevelopment and will operate the context from the scheduled date in 2020

The Ponder Heart

The Ponder Heart is a novella written by Eudora Welty and illustrated by Joe Krush published in The New Yorker in 1953, republished by Harcourt Brace in 1954. The plot of The Ponder Heart follows Daniel Ponder, a wealthy heir, is told through the narration of Edna Earle Ponder, Daniel's niece. In 1956, the story was made into a Broadway play by Jerome Chodorov. Una Merkel won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her portrayal of Edna Earle Ponder in the Broadway play; the novella is set in fictional rural Clay County, home to the Ponders, the richest family in the county. Daniel Ponder, a "mildly retarded man" according to literary scholars, is the heir to his father Sam Ponder's wealth; as Daniel generously gives away his possessions, including a gas station and heirloom watches, his father and his niece, Edna Earle Ponder, try to save their family fortune by having Daniel institutionalized to a psychiatric hospital. When Sam instead of Daniel is institutionalized by accident, the two try to have Daniel marry Teacake Magee, an eligible widow.

The marriage only lasts two months. Daniel marries 17-year-old Bonnie Dee Peacock, Daniel's father dies of a heart attack when he hears of the proposal. Bonnie runs away, returns to Daniel's house, she dies mysteriously on a stormy night. The Peacocks, under the advice of district attorney Dorris Gladney, indict Daniel on murder charges, he convinces the judge he is innocent, gives away the remainder of his riches to all present at the trial, including the Peacocks. The novella is narrated through the perspective of Edna Earle. A play was adapted from The Ponder Heart, which ran on Broadway from February 16, 1956, to June 23, 1956. Portraying Edna Earle Ponder, Una Merkel won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance, while Ben Edwards was nominated for a Tony Award for scenic design; the Public Broadcasting Service adapted the novella to a television film directed by Martha Coolidge as a part of the Masterpiece series in October 2001. The Ponder Heart was adapted as an opera by Alice Parker, which premiered in Jackson, Mississippi in 1982.

The story received positive review from critics. Charles Poore of the New York Times called the novel "a wonderful tragicomedy of good intentions in a durably sinful world". Bibliography McHaney, Pearl Amelia. Eudora Welty: the Contemporary Reviews. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-65317-6; the Ponder Heart at the Internet Broadway Database The Ponder Heart on IMDb

Peter Tom-Petersen

Peter Tom-Petersen was a Danish painter and graphic artist, known for cityscapes and other architectural paintings. His name was Peter Thomsen Petersen until 1920, when he had it changed to match his signature: "Tom P.". His father was a pharmacist, he attended grammar school in Maribo until 1876. The following year, he was enrolled at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, which he attended until 1881, his principle Professor there was C. V. Nielsen, an architect and no doubt influenced his choice of subject matter. After that, he studied at the Kunstnernes Frie Studieskoler and, from 1883 to 1884, worked with Léon Bonnat in Paris. In 1889, he was awarded Honorable Mention at the Exposition Universelle. In 1891, he was married and, in 1892, received a travel stipend from the Academy, which allowed him to spend a year in Italy. In 1900 known for his landscapes and cityscapes, he decided to devote himself to creating illustrations, he began with old buildings and picturesque idylls, followed by colorful cities in Germany, Danish market towns and old neighborhoods in Copenhagen.

They proved to be popular and many are now of significant historical value. In addition to his work for magazines, he illustrated Danish Folk Tales by Svend Grundtvig, The Fidget by Ludvig Holberg, Denmark in descriptions and photos of Danish Writers and Artists by Martinus Galschiøt and The Story of a Bad Boy by the American writer, Thomas Bailey Aldrich. In 1909, he was one of the co-founders of the "Graphic Artists' Society" and served on its governing board until 1911. In 1910, he sat on its board until his death. From 1910 to 1915, he was a member of the "Censorship Commission" for the Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition. In 1914, he was on the jury at the Baltic Exhibition. Peter Tom-Petersen website homepage ArtNet: More works by Tom-Petersen. Google Album Archive Christmas cards by Tom-Petersen @ Piaper

Flavor of Love (season 3)

The third season of the VH1 reality television series Flavor of Love brings female contestants into the mansion of Flavor Flav to compete for his love. The third season premiered on February 2008, featuring 25 contestants. Key: The contestant won the competition; the contestant entered the house during the seventh episode. The contestant was chosen by the producers; the contestant was an online winner. The contestant received immunity; the contestant was eliminated, but was brought back into the competition. The contestant was not eliminated; the contestant was eliminated. The contestant was eliminated; the contestant had received the immunity clock before elimination, but was not able to keep it and was eliminated. The contestant was eliminated.1. 2 The contestant went on a group date with Flav. First aired February 2008 The show begins with 21 women waiting outside the mansion. Flavor Flav arrives in his limousine with Big Rick, he talks to the ladies and tells them that this is the last time he will try to find love.

Flav lets the women go inside the mansion and they trash the place by running and breaking things as they try to find their beds. Flavor Flav calls the ladies down for their nicknames and he is shocked to find twins on the show, he holds a mixer to get to know the ladies better. At eliminations he calls out all the ladies to come get their clocks except Q-Tee, Shor-Tee, Dymz and Things 1&2, he calls down Thing 2 for the final clock and states that he can't separate them so he stretches the clock rope so they can both wear it. Q-Tee, Shore-Tee, Peechee and Savanna are eliminated. Flav notices that four of the five ladies that were eliminated were online winners. Last Clock: Thing 1&2 Eliminated: Q-Tee, Shor-Tee, Peechee and Savanna First aired February 18, 2008 With only 16 girls left, drama arises. Rayna accused the girls of taking a bottle of her perfume, but she is seen on the balcony talking to Tik, revealing that she did not lose anything; this caused the other girls to believe. The challenge was the hospital challenge in which the girls had to impress Flavor Flav with their "nursing" skills.

Some girls had weird presentations, while other girls stood out amongst the rest to Flavor Flav. Flavor Flav enjoyed Hotlanta the most; the three girls participated in a group date with Flav. The date was a sky dive, Hotlanta was scared, but she knew if she didn't do it, she would not develop a connection with Flav. After the date, Ice told Flav. During the group date, the girls in the house were with Sheryl Lee Ralph, she asked the girls to be nice to each other, during that time, Shy and El revealed how they lost their parents. All of the girls seemed to be moved by that session, except for Sinceer, who chose to not pay any attention to Sheryl Lee Ralph nor get emotional because she only cared about Flav, they all played charades, in which they acted out each other. After someone impersonated how Sinceer drank a lot, she got mad and did an impersonation of Seezinz, where she stood up with her arms on her hips and said she was a nobody. Word got up to Seezinz, she went up to confront Sinceer, which ended up in them yelling at each other.

Because of this, Seezinz suggested Flavor Flav that he should eliminate Sinceer, due to their earlier argument. Instead, Flav eliminated El, St. Lewis. Flav felt El wasn't trying enough, he couldn't remember who St. Lewis was, he felt that Tik was too crazy and strange for him to have a good connection. Challenge: Hospital Challenge Challenge winners: Ice, Myammee & Hotlanta Last clock: Rayna Eliminated: El, Tik & St. Lewis First aired February 25, 2008 The 13 ladies wake up and Flav calls a meeting. Everyone comes down; this is. He sends someone to get her and she comes down. Flav challenges them to make a restaurant for him. Team A consists of Grayvee, Thing 1, Thing 2, Bunz and Seezinz. Team B consists of Rayna, Hotlanta, Bee-Ex, Prancer; each team is given $1,000 to spend on decorations. Both teams picked names out of hats in order to decide who would be manager, Grayvee was drawn for Team A, while Rayna was chosen for Team B. Team A decides to name it after Flav's youngest son, Karma. Meanwhile, Ice & Grayvee and Rayna & Shy go to a fashion store to get some decorations.

Shy realizes that they should take it, since she knows Flav loves reindeer. However, Rayna disagrees, saying that it won't fit into the theme, they don't take it. Shy says. After they finish, Flav brings a food critic over and they visit their first restaurant, Karma's, they sit down. Bunz comes in to deliver the food she cooked: gumbo; the critic notices Flav tells him that he loves it. After they're finished, they go to the second restaurant. Flav and the critic don't like Rayna's styl