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Midtown Manhattan

Midtown Manhattan is the central portion of the New York City borough of Manhattan. Midtown is home to some of the city's most iconic buildings, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Hudson Yards Redevelopment Project, the headquarters of the United Nations, Grand Central Terminal, Rockefeller Center, as well as Broadway and Times Square. Midtown Manhattan is the largest central business district in the world and ranks among the most expensive pieces of real estate. However, due to the high price of retail spaces in Midtown, there are many vacant storefronts in the neighborhood. Midtown is the country's largest commercial and media center, a growing financial center; the majority of New York City's skyscrapers, including its tallest hotels and apartment towers, are in Midtown. The area hosts commuters and residents working in its offices and retail establishments and students. Times Square, the brightly illuminated hub of the Broadway Theater District, is a major center of the world's entertainment industry.

Sixth Avenue has the headquarters of three of the four major U. S. television networks. Midtown is part of Manhattan Community District 5, it is patrolled by the 18th Precincts of the New York City Police Department. Geographically, the northern boundary of Midtown Manhattan is defined to be 59th Street. Midtown spans the entire island of Manhattan along an east-west axis, bounded by the East River on its east and the Hudson River to its west; the Encyclopedia of New York City defines Midtown as extending from 34th Street to 59th Street and from 3rd Avenue to 8th Avenue. In addition to its central business district, Midtown Manhattan encompasses many neighborhoods, including Hell's Kitchen and Chelsea on the West Side, Murray Hill, Kips Bay, Turtle Bay, Gramercy Park on the East Side, it is sometimes broken into "Midtown East" and "Midtown West", or north and south as in the New York City Police Department's Midtown North and Midtown South precincts. Neighborhoods in the Midtown area include the following: Between 59th Street to the north and 42nd Street to the south, from west to east: Hell's Kitchen from the Hudson River to Eighth Avenue, including Theatre Row on West 42nd Street between Eleventh Avenue and Ninth Avenue, where Hell's Kitchen meets Central Park and the Upper West Side at West 59th Street and Eighth Avenue, Columbus Circle Times Square and the Theater District from West 42nd Street to around West 53rd Street, from Eighth Avenue to Sixth Avenue The Diamond District on West 47th Street between Sixth Avenue and Fifth Avenue Midtown East from around Sixth Avenue to the East River, including: Sutton Place near the East River between East 53rd Street and East 59th Street Turtle Bay from 53rd Street to 42nd Street and from Lexington Avenue to the East River Tudor City from First Avenue to Second Avenue and East 40th Street to East 43rd Street Between 42nd Street north and around 34th Street, from west to east, north to south: Hell's Kitchen from the Hudson River to Eighth Avenue The Garment District from West 42nd Street to West 34th Street and from Ninth Avenue to Fifth Avenue Herald Square around the intersection of Broadway, Sixth Avenue, West 34th Street Murray Hill from East 42nd Street to East 34th Street and Fifth Avenue to Second Avenue Between 34th Street and 23rd Street, from west to east: Chelsea, between the Hudson River and Sixth Avenue Koreatown from 36th Street to 31st Street and Fifth and Sixth Avenues centered on "Korea Way" on 32nd Street between Fifth Avenue and Broadway Rose Hill or Curry Hill between Madison Avenue and Third Avenue Kips Bay from Third Avenue to the East River Between 23rd Street and 14th Street, going west to east and north to south: Chelsea, between the Hudson River and Sixth Avenue The Meatpacking District in the southwesternmost corner of Midtown, to the south of West 15th Street Madison Square and the Flatiron District, the area surround the intersection of Broadway, Fifth Avenue, 23rd Street.

Union Square, to the northeast of the intersection of Broadway, East 14th Street, Park Avenue South Gramercy from East 23rd Street to East 14th Street and Lexington Avenue to First Avenue Peter Cooper Village from East 23rd Street to East 20th Street and 1st Avenue to Avenue C Stuyvesant Town from East 20th Street to East 14th Street and First Avenue to Avenue CMidtown is the original district in the United States to bear the name and included historical but now defunct neighborhoods such as the Ladies' Mile, along Fifth Avenue from 14th to 23rd Street. Important streets and thoroughfares Broadway 34th Street 42nd Street The border of Midtown Manhattan is nebulous and further confused by the fact that the term "Midtown Manhattan" can be used to refer either to a district or a group of neighborhoods and districts in Manhattan: The area between 14th and 86th Streets includes the center of Manhattan. Manhattan Community District 5 is located from 14th to 59th Streets between Lexington Avenue and Eighth Avenue.

Community District 5 is coterminous with Midtown but includes the Flatiron District, NoMad, Union Square, parts of Gramercy Park a

Joy Nwosu Lo-Bamijoko

Joy Ifeoma Nroli Nwosu Lo-Bamijoko is a Nigerian ethnomusicologist, choral conductor, music critic and soprano. A music teacher at Unilag, she promoted Bel canto performances in Nigeria to develop interest in the opera and Italian style of singing, she has performed over 50 group concerts in Nigeria and a few other countries. In 1968, she published the book, Cinema e Africa" for Aracne editrice, a piece about Africans in Cinema. Nwosu was born in Enugu to the family of Charles Belonwu, a pastor and Deborah Nwosu both parents were members of their church's choir. Nwosu soon joined her parents as a singer with the Faith Terbanacle Church choir, she continued to singing as a hobby in her secondary education and while she earned a grade II teaching certificate at Holy Rosary College, Enugu. While at the college, she represented it in various choir competitions and won seven solo singing competitions at the Enugu Festival of Arts. After completing studies at Holy Rosary, she remained with the school as a teacher.

Holy Rosary College was a catholic school. She secured an Eastern regional government scholarship with the opportunity to study music in Rome. Nwosu studied voice at the Conservatori Do Musica Santa Cecilia, she departed for Italy in 1962 but before she could be accepted at the school, she had to audition and take Italian lessons. She completed studies after spending five years at the conservatori and followed with additional courses in mass communications. In Italy, she was featured in operatic roles such as Puccini's Turandot at the Garden Theatre of Castel Gandolfo and took extra jobs in Cleopatra and the Tenth Victim, she appeared in a little shown film, Giovanni Vento's, Ill Nero in 1966. On returning from Europe, she worked as a producer with the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation. At NBC, she formed a music group. In 1973, the group released the song UWAM under Decca records; the popularity of the song led to more television appearances for Nwosu. During Festac, she was lead soprano in Ayo Bankole's Festac Cantata and assistant director of music programs for the festivities.

Around the time joined Lazarus Ekwueme's chorale group and traveled with the group to Ghana and various states in Nigeria for chorale performances. In 1975, she left NBC to become a lecturer with University of Lagos. Nwosu did not have a doctorate degree and met some opposition in academia from lecturers such as Akin Euba who didn't feel she deserved a position in the department. In 1978, she was admitted to Michigan for a doctorate which she completed in 1981. On returning from Michigan, Nwosu was able to garner more respect among her male dominated colleagues. Between, 1986 and 1987, she was head of the music department and head of the music unit in the cultural studies centre. Nwosu left Ekwueme's chorale to form Joy Nwosu and Her Ensemble in the early 1980s. In 1985, the group gave a three-day performance at the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu to commemorate Nigeria silver jubilee. Nwosu retired from Unilag in the late 1990s and traveled to U. S. In U. S. she tried to obtain a university appointment to no avail and briefly worked as a home care aide before becoming a music teacher at a high school in New Jersey.

She has written Mirror of Our Lives and Legend of the Walking Dead: Igbo Mythologies. Sadoh, Godwin. Joy Nwosu Lo-Bamijoko: The Saga of a Nigerian Female Ethnomusicologist. Bloomington: iUniverse

Walang Iwanan (TV series)

Walang Iwanan is a 2015 Philippine family drama television series directed by Jerome Chavez Pobocan, starring child stars Louise Abuel, Raikko Mateo, Micko Laurente, John Michael and Karla Cruz, together with Roxanne Guinoo, Jhong Hilario, John Estrada and Beauty Gonzalez. The series premiered on ABS-CBN's Kapamilya Gold afternoon block and worldwide on The Filipino Channel from October 19, 2015 to December 4, 2015, replacing Nasaan Ka Nang Kailangan Kita; the series is streaming online on YouTube. Jose Bautista grew away from his mother and siblings, he lived with his two grandmothers, Lola Ina and Lola Ebe. Jose didn't know the truth behind his identity that he was the son of Anita with another man, Roel, but due to the simple dream of Anita's whole family to have a child, she chose to marry Kamlon who promised Anita he will treat Jose like his real child. But Kamlon does not fulfill that promise and denies Jose; because of their desperation to correct the mistakes and Ina raised Jose with them.

Jose grew happy and respectful. He never once questioned his separation from his family but he still longed to be with them one day too. Jose was satisfied and happy with his grandmothers until both of them died. Jose moves to his family's home and because of the lessons taught by them, he has to learned to be positive in life and live with the family he has not met. Anita has introduced Jose to his siblings, Maribel and Michael, they are uncomfortable with him, it was hard to get close to them because Boy hated him. Roxanne Guinoo as Anita Bautista Jhong Hilario as Kamlon Bautista John Estrada as Diosdado "Dado" Pascual Beauty Gonzalez as Jane Bautista Louise Abuel as Jose Delos Andres Micko Laurente as Boy Delos Andres Raikko Mateo as Michael Bautista Jon Michael as Crisencio Bautista Karla Cruz as Maribel Bautista Alex Castro as Father Chito Nicco Manalo as Sarge Ramon Christopher as Tisoy Shey Bustamante as Grace Yda Yaneza as Lola Maring Crispin Pineda as Lolo Pido Boots Anson-Roa as Lola Ina Ces Quesada as Lola Ebe Irma Adlawan as Lydia Trinidad-Gonzales Joem Bascon as Roel List of telenovelas of ABS-CBN