"Light Years" is the fourth overall single released from British funk/acid jazz band Jamiroquai's second studio album, The Return of the Space Cowboy. The song failed to chart on the UK Singles Chart, due to little promotion of the track. In the United States, the song peaked at #6 on the U. S. Dance Chart because the American version of the physical single features three mixes of the song by popular producer David Morales; the American release of The Return of the Space Cowboy features a live version of "Light Years", performed in Marseille in December 1994, as a bonus track. Two main versions of the song exist - the radio edit, running at 3:59, an album version, which lasts for 5:53; the video for the track shows the band snowboarding down St. Anton. Whilst many of the David Morales mixes remain unreleased in the United Kingdom, an edited version of the True Power Mix was available in the region on a mini 3" CD, only available through the Coca-Cola Euro'96 promotion. UK CD Single"Light Years" – 4:00 "Scam" – 5:13 "Journey To Arnhemland" – 5:40 "We Gettin' Down" – 9:30US 12" Single"Light Years" - 7:30 "Light Years" - 7:50 "Light Years" - 5:20 "Light Years" - 5:53 "Light Years" - 5:53 Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
Season of Glass is a 1981 album by Yoko Ono, her first solo recording after the murder of her husband John Lennon. The album was released less than six months after Lennon's death and deals with it directly in songs such as "Goodbye Sadness" and "I Don't Know Why". Season of Glass reached #49 on Billboard 200 Album Chart, making it Ono's highest-charting solo album to date; the front cover features Lennon's bloodstained glasses positioned next to a half-filled glass of water, with a view of Central Park in the background. A young Sean Lennon features on the track "Even When You're Far Away", recounting a story his father used to tell him. A music video was created for "Goodbye Sadness" featuring footage of Yoko together; the video was screened on the first episode of Saturday Night Live's seventh season. Season of Glass charted at number 49 on the Billboard 200, making it Ono's highest-charting solo album to date. Pitchfork listed Season of Glass as one of the best 200 albums of the 1980s; the 1997 Rykodisc reissue added bonus tracks of the single "Walking on Thin Ice" and an a cappella demo of "I Don't Know Why", recorded the day after Lennon's death.
Demos of Season of Glass songs recorded with Lennon in the 1970s were released as bonus tracks with other Ono reissues, including an acoustic version of "Dogtown" on Approximately Infinite Universe. The unreleased 1974 album A Story contained several songs that were re-recorded for Season of Glass, such as "She Gets Down On Her Knees" and "Will You Touch Me", it was released by Rykodisc in 1997. Three songs from this recording were reworked by other artists on the remix tribute album Yes, I'm a Witch in 2007. Anohni reworked "Toyboat", The Apples in Stereo reworked "Nobody Sees Me Like You Do" and Jason Pierce from Spiritualized reworked "Walking on Thin Ice". Holly Miranda covered "Nobody Sees Me Like You Do" as a B-side to her single "Forest Green, Oh Forest Green" and on her EP Choose to See, included with the purchase of her 2010 album The Magician's Private Library. All tracks are written by Yoko Ono. Yoko Ono – vocals, cover photography, design John Lennon – guitar, keyboards Hugh McCracken, Earl Slick, Tony Davilio – guitar George Small, Tony Davilio – keyboards Tony Levin, John Siegler – bass guitar Andy Newmark – drums Arthur Jenkins – percussion David Friedman – percussion, vibraphone George "Young" Opalisky – soprano and alto saxophone Michael Brecker – tenor saxophone Ronnie Cuber – baritone saxophone Howard Johnson – tuba Tony Davilio - conductorTechnicalEd Sprigg – engineer Christopher Whorf - artwork
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, known in Japan as Nurarihyon's Grandson, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroshi Shiibashi. The series was first published in Shueisha as a oneshot in 2007; the manga has been continuously serialized in the Japanese manga anthology Weekly Shōnen Jump from March 2008 to June 2012, in Jump Next! from August to December 2012. It has been collected into 25 tankōbon volumes as of March 2013. A Drama CD was released in December 2009. An anime adaptation by Studio Deen began airing in Japan on July 6, 2010. A second season called Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan - Demon Capital began airing in Japan on July 5, 2011. Viz Media acquired the licensing rights for a North American release of the manga and anime adaptations; the anime episodes have been streamed on Viz Media's anime streaming site, Viz Anime, since July 2010, while the first manga volume was released in February 2011. Rikuo Nura is 3/4 human and 1/4 yōkai, in which he has a human form in the day but transforms into his yōkai form at night.
He lives in a house full of yōkai along with his yōkai grandfather. Trying to escape his fate, he does good deeds in order to avoid becoming a yōkai, despite his grandfather's wish that Rikuo succeed him as the Third Head of the Nura Clan. Rikuo is different, he comes to terms with his yōkai blood and decides to take up the position of the Third Head of the Nura Clan. Multiple factions aim to stop him or usurp his position, he must gather friends and allies, a new Hyakki Yakō under his banner of "Fear". Gyuki's Test Arc The Kiyojuji Paranormal Patrol travels to Mt. Nejireme at the invitation of a supposed yōkai specialist. However, the invitation turns out to have been a trap by the head of the Gyuki Clan. Separated, the members of the Kiyojuji Paranormal Patrol must deal with yōkai of the Gyuki Clan and Rikuo faces Gyuki himself. Rikuo learns that Gyuki set up the trap because he didn't want the Nura Clan, which he cherishes, to suffer under the influence of a weak leader; the two clash and Gyuki is overwhelmed by Rikuo's night form.
Afterward, Rikuo decides to take up the mantle of Nurarihyon and become the next Nura Clan head. Shikoku Arc When one of the board members of the Nura Clan is attacked and killed, Nurarihyon subsequently disappears without notice, the Nura Clan is thrown into chaos. Trying to keep them together, Rikuo encounters a rival faction from the Shikoku area who intend to take over the Nura Clan's territory, their leader, Tamazuki, is ruthless and willing to sacrifice his subordinates to further his own goals. Rikuo and his Hyakki Yakō emerge victorious. However, Rikuo decides to spare Tamazuki after the battle at the request of his father - who Nurarihyon had gone to visit. Tamazuki is spared under the condition that he build a memorial in honor of the subordinates who died by his hand. Past Arc The story of Rikuo's grandparents Nurarihyon and Yohime, the creation of the spirit blade Nenekirimaru and the battle against Hagoromo Gitsune 400 years ago. Tono Arc When Haguromo Gitsune resurfaces in Kyoto, Rikuo is determined to fight her and take revenge for his father's death - as well as rescue Yura, who has gone to aid the rest of the Keikain family in protecting Kyoto.
However, as he is still too inexperienced and weak, his grandfather asks the head of the yōkai Tono Village to take in and train Rikuo. After an encounter with one of the Kyoto Yokai, Rikuo comes to realize what sort of power the yōkai Nurarihyon possesses and, having grown stronger, leaves along with several Tono Yokai to return to the Nura House and prepare for the assault on Kyoto. Kyoto Arc Rikuo, along with the vast majority of the Nura Clan and several yōkai from Tono, invade Kyoto. Nearly all of the onmyoji barriers around the city have been destroyed by Kyoto Yokai, the Keikain House itself struggles to fight against Hagoromo Gitsune's forces, they join forces with Rikuo's Hyakki Yakō to replace the fallen barriers and stop Hagoromo Gitsune from giving birth to a new evil. Hundred Tales Clan Arc After the battle with Hagoromo Gitsune's forces and the resurrected Abe no Seimei known as Nue and the Nura Clan are challenged by the remnants of the Hundred Tales Clan and its executives; the clan was once led by a human named Sanmoto Gorozaemon who grew in power by spreading stories about yōkai and in turn created them.
The group was destroyed by the Nura Clan 350 years ago. Now, the clan is encroaching on the Nura Clan's territory and working to revive Sanmoto's main body, which resides in hell. Gokadoin House Arc Following the battle with Sanmoto Gorozaemon and his Hundred Tales Clan, it was revealed that the onmyoji sect known as the Gokadoin House is composed of Abe no Seimei's descendants who used Seimei's forbidden research on immortality to prolong their lives; when the Gokadoin house starts mobilizing to "purify" the land of yōkai and humans, Rikuo starts to establish an alliance between the various yokai clans throughout Japan. Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan is written and illustrated by Hiroshi Shiibashi and has been serialized in the manga anthology Weekly Shōnen Jump from March 10, 2008 to June 25, 2012. In June 2012, in the issue #30 of Weekly Shōnen Jump, it was announced that the manga would be leaving the magazine for the conclusion to its final story arc which ran in the seasonally published Jump Next!.
Starting on August 11, 2012, the first of three chapters was published with a 64-page chapter, continued until the Winter edition, released on December 28, 2012. As of June 2013, the series has been collected into
Jerry Kang is a South Korean-born American legal scholar and academic administrator. He is a Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law, where he taught Asian American Studies. Since 2015, he has served as is UCLA's first vice chancellor for equity and inclusion. Kang was born in South Korea, he graduated from Harvard University, where he earned a bachelor of arts in 1990. He went on to earn a juris doctor from the Harvard Law School in 1993, he was a supervising editor of the Harvard Law Review, he served as Special Assistant to Harvard University’s Advisory Committee on Free Speech. Kang was appointed as UCLA's first vice chancellor for equity and inclusion on July 1, 2015. Kang joined the UCLA School of Law in 1995, he teaches Asian American Studies. He has published research about the Internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. In October 2016, leaflets published by the David Horowitz Freedom Center suggested Kang was an "advocate of campus terrorist supporters" for his support of Students for Justice in Palestine.
In a similar style, in October 2017, fliers appeared on the UCLA campus naming Kang as the "Minister of Inequity and Exclusion," alleging that his leadership "opposes intellectual diversity, stifles freedom of speech, promotes dictatorial demagoguery." Both the 2016 and 2017 events included the hashtag #NoSanctuaryCampusForCriminals. Kang earned $354,900 in 2015 and $444,234.00 in 2016
Prestongrange House is a historic house at Prestongrange near Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland, UK. It is situated near to Hamilton House and Northfield House. Prestongrange House is now the site of Royal Musselburgh Golf Club; the house is in the Scottish baronial style. Prestongrange House was known as Newbattle Grange when it was bequeathed in 1184 to the monks of Newbattle Abbey by Robert de Quincy, Earl of Winchester, it was occupied by the Ker family by the Morisons, the Grants, the Grant-Suttie family. The latter vacated the House at the start of the 20th century and leased it for the benefit of the Royal Musselburgh Golf Club, sold it for their benefit after World War II. A painted ceiling dated 1581 was discovered in the house in 1965; this was the finest Scottish painted renaissance ceiling and reflects the first flowering of the court of James VI. The design includes four "droll" figures which were inspired by a French illustrated book "Songes drôlatiques de Pantagruel"; the ceiling was installed at Napier University.