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Pedro Guerra

Pedro Manuel Guerra Mansito is a Spanish singer-songwriter. Guerra is the son of the first President of the Canarian Parliament, he began studying the guitar at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Tenerife. At the age of 16 he started to perform throughout Tenerife. At 18 he moved to the university city San Cristóbal de La Laguna, where he met fellow singer-songwriters Andrés Molina, Rogelio Botanz, Marisa Delgado, with whom he formed Taller Canario de Canción in 1985. Marisa left the group the following year. Pedro Guerras' style is based on Canarian folk music, as well as contemporary popular music, Latin American, North African music. In 1993 he embarked upon a solo career; as a musician and composer he worked together with Ana Belén, Víctor Manuel, Joaquín Sabina, Javier Álvarez, Paloma San Basilio, Amistades Peligrosas and the group Cómplices. In 1995 he released his first solo album Golosinas. For his album Mararía he was nominated by the Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España and won the Mejor Banda Sonora de Obra Cinematográfica de los Premios de la Música, awarded yearly by the Sociedad General de Autores y Editores and the Sociedad de Artistas, Intérpretes o Ejecutantes.

For the election of the European Parliament in 2005 he supported the campaign of Izquierda Unida. New Song Canaria Trapera Identity In all Hardly Rap Golosinas Tan cerca de mí Mararía Raíz Ofrenda Hijas de Eva La Palabra en el aire Bolsillos Vidas Alma mía Contigo en la distancia El Mono Espabilado 30 Años Arde Estocolmo Tiempo Y Silencio Sao Vicente di Longe Official page of Pedro Guerra Songs and discographie in CANCIONEROS. COM

Arch (disambiguation)

An arch is a curved structure capable of spanning a space while supporting significant weight. Arch, Arches, or The Arch may refer to: Arches of the foot Arch, a basic pattern Natural arch, a rock formation shaped like an arch Arch Islands, Falkland Islands Arch, Switzerland, a municipality in the canton of Bern Arch Creek, United States Arch 22, a commemorative arch in The Gambia Arch Street, United States Arches, Cantal, a commune of the Cantal département, France Arches, Vosges, a commune of the Vosges département, France Arches National Park, United States Arches Cluster, a massive, young cluster of stars Arch, a list of people with the given name or surname Arches, composition by Fred Lerdahl Arch, in Lynden Sculpture Garden near Milwaukee, Wisconsin ARCH+, a German magazine for architecture and design The Arch, a theatre space in Holden Street Theatres, Australia The Arch, a 1968 Hong Kong drama film WARH, an FM radio station serving the St. Louis, branded "106.5 The Arch" Arch, the protein archaerhodopsin-3, a light-driven proton pump used for research in optogenetics, a technology for controlling brain activity using light Arch Linux, a Linux distribution founded by Judd Vinet that emphasizes simplicity GNU arch, in software, a source code management tool RetroArch, a free and open source emulator for a wide variety of games.

SS Arches, original name of the SS English Trader USS Arch, original name of the Soviet minesweeper T-117 Gateway Arch, an iconic monument in St. Louis, Missouri, U. S; the Arch, a residential skyscraper in Kowloon, Hong Kong The Arch, structure at the north entrance to the University of Georgia which symbolizes the university Action on Rights for Children, a nonprofit children’s rights organisation in the U. K. ARCH Air Medical Service, providing critical care air ambulance service in Missouri and the surrounding regions Autoregressive conditional heteroskedasticity, a time series regression model of the standard deviation of a financial time series Arch, an American Thoroughbred racehorse Arch Coal, an American coal mining and processing company Inverted breve, a diacritic sign arch-, a taxonomic affix Arc Arch Rock Archway

Emma Lu Davis

Emma Lu Davis was an American sculptor and anthropologist. She was born in Indianapolis on November 26, 1905. After graduating from Vassar College in 1927, she studied for three years at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. After leaving school, Davis spent three years as a freelancer working on a variety of commissions. In 1933 she spent six months studying modern techniques and design under Buckminster Fuller at the Dymaxion factory in Bridgeport, Connecticut. At the factory, she wrote she learned "the principles of good workmanship. I think. Use of tools and neat, strong construction are not taught much in art schools." It was there that she learned how to work with wood, began experimenting with abstract forms. Her figurative sculptures from the 1930s reflect her interest in the naive art of various folk cultures. In spring 1935 she traveled to Russia to learn how Russian artists were organized and how socialized patronage affected their work, she concluded that Soviet artists failed to innovate because "the cheap academic traditions have been continued under the name of'socialist realism'—that is, all the facts and none of the meaning of the subject."From 1938 to 1941 she was the artist in residence at Reed College in Portland, Oregon.

She describes this period as "the most profitable and enjoyable three years of my life." In 1939 she was commissioned by the federal Treasury Section of Fine Arts to paint a mural, "Missouri Livestock," for the post office in La Plata, Missouri. Two years she collaborated with Henry Kreis on a series of low-relief granite sculptures depicting the benefits of social security for the overdoor panels of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services building in Washington, D. C. After practicing as a commercial artist for thirty years, Davis decided to retrain as an archaeologist, she completed her Ph. D. at UCLA in 1965, writing her dissertation titled Anasazi Mobility and Mesa Verde Migrations. She worked Science Direction at the San Diego Museum of Man, while continuing her desert studies, focusing on the southern California region of China Lake. Prior to her retirement, she established the Great Basin Foundation, which conducted paleo-environmental research. According to Joseph L. Chartkoff, Davis was "one of the most important figures in bringing scientific rigor and credibility to Paleoindian archaeology in California."

She died in San Diego on October 19, 1988. Her artwork is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, other museums and private collectors. Solo exhibition at the Peiping Institute of Fine Arts, China, 1937 Boyer Galleries, New York, 1937 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1938 and 1939 1939 New York World's Fair Americans 1942: 18 Artists from 9 States, Museum of Modern Art, 1942 Recent Acquisitions: The Work of Young Americans, Museum of Modern Art, 1943 The Permanent Collection—Women Artists, Whitney Museum of American Art, 1970 Painting and Sculpture Changes 2011, Museum of Modern Art, 2011 "The Mono Craters Petroglyphs, California". American Antiquity. 27: 236–239. 1961. JSTOR 277842. "The Desert Culture of the Western Great Basin: A Lifeway of Seasonal Transhumance". American Antiquity. 29: 202–212. 1963. JSTOR 278490. "Current Ethnic Processes Taking Place in Northern Yakutia". Arctic Anthropology. 1: 86–92. 1963. JSTOR 40315563. "Art is Here to Stay".

Science. 148: 1042. 1965. JSTOR 1716838. "Giant Ground Figures of the Prehistoric Deserts". Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. 109: 8–21. 1965. JSTOR 985774. "Small Pressures and Cultural Drift as Explanations for Abandonment of the San Juan Area, New Mexico and Arizona". American Antiquity. 30: 353–355. 1965. JSTOR 278819. "Man and Water at Pleistocene Lake Mohave". American Antiquity. 32: 345–353. 1967. JSTOR 2694663. "The'Exposed Archaeology' of China Lake, California". American Antiquity. 40: 39–53. 1975. JSTOR 279267. Blackburn, Thomas C.. Woman, Scientist: Essays in New World Anthropology Honoring Dr. Emma Lou Davis. Los Altos, CA: Ballena Press. Photo: Emma Lu Davis. Chinese Red Army Soldier. 1936. Walnut; the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Photo: Emma Lu Davis. Cock. 1932. Painted wood with copper on wood base. Whitney Museum of American Art. Photo: Emma Lu Davis. Family Group. Granite. Department of Health and Human Services Social Security Building. 1939. Photo: Emma Lu Davis. Missouri Livestock. 1939.

Post office, La Plata, MO

Kurt Johnson

Kurt Johnson is a professional American drag racing driver. He was born in Virginia and resides in Buford, Georgia, he used to compete in the NHRA’s POWERade Drag Racing series, driving a Chevrolet Cobalt in the Pro Stock category. His primary sponsor was ACDelco, whom he drove for since 1996. Born in Virginia, Kurt was immersed in his father’s racing efforts from the start, he traveled with his family to races around the country, started by odd jobs with the three-person crew, beginning with sweeping floors at the shop. It was through these jobs. According to Kurt, he was "never pushed to stay "hooked" on racing. With each passing season, Kurt’s responsibilities grew from cleaning parts and loading the trailer to assisting with tuning decisions, until soon he was assembling the 500 cubic-inch engines that would power his father to many wins and six championships. Kurt would become his father’s crew chief, guiding the family’s second team to Top Five points finishes in 1991 and 1992. Sent by Warren to Roy Hill’s racing school to improve the dialogue between driver and crew chief, the move led Kurt to consider getting behind the wheel.

He made his competitive driving debut in a Pro Stock Oldsmobile Cutlass at the 1993 NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, CA, qualifying fifteenth, won two rounds before being narrowly defeated by former teammate Scott Geoffrion in the semi-finals. Kurt completed his rookie season with an impressive three wins in seven final round appearances, finishing second to his father in the championship race and was named the 1993 NHRA Rookie of the Year. On May 20, 1994, he earned a permanent place in NHRA history by recording the first Pro Stock six-second pass, with his 6.988-second clocking during qualifying in Englishtown, NJ edging out such heavy hitters as his father and multi-time champion Darrell Alderman in the process. In 1996, Kurt joined forces with sponsor ACDelco. Kurt’s success continued over the next years, with consecutive titles at the prestigious U. S. Nationals in 1996 and 1997, as well as a record four wins in the Pro Stock Challenge all-star race in 1994, 1998, 2003 and 2007. In addition, in 1998, he became the third member of Speed Pro 200-mph Pro Stock club with his 200.13 mph run in Gainesville, FL.

Kurt has continually shown his prowess as a driver. For example, en route to winning the 2005 ACDelco Las Vegas Nationals in Las Vegas, Kurt not only set low elapsed time and top speed of the event, but used a.002 reaction to eliminate arch-rival Greg Anderson on a 6.839 – 6.821-second holeshot, his second such win of the day. Since 2005, Kurt has logged four additional wins, including the SummitRacing.com Nationals in Las Vegas, NV, Carquest Auto Parts Nationals in Joliet, IL, O’Reilly Mid-South Nationals in Memphis, TN, Checker Schuck’s Kragen Nationals in Phoenix, Arizona. These wins extended Kurt’s fourteen-year streak of winning at least one race a year, the second longest streak among all NHRA professional categories. Kurt has finished in the Top Ten in the championship standings in each of his first fourteen seasons on the NHRA circuit, including four runner-up finishes in 1993, 2000, 2003 and 2005. Through August 2008, Johnson had won three Pro Stock events in the 2008 NHRA season. Away from the track, Kurt enjoys spending time with his wife Kathy and their three children, Conner and Jarrett at their home in Buford, Georgia.

In fact, when not busy at the race shop, Kurt can be found helping with school projects and school career days. In addition, he will spend time at the gym, working out to ensure. Kurt’s father, Warren, is an accomplisher drag racer in the NHRA's Pro Stock division. In the 2003 NHRA season Kurt finished second to his father in the championship race, the first 1-2 father-son finish in NHRA history, as well as recording the first father-son final round pairing at the 1993 Atlanta event. First Pro Stock driver in NHRA history to run a 6-second elapsed time. 1993 NHRA Rookie of the Year 39 NHRA national event victories 66 final-round appearances Third Member of Speed-Pro 200 mph Pro Stock Club 27 career No. 1 qualifiers Winning streak: Won at least one national event for fourteen consecutive years. Top-10 finishes: Has finished in top 10 in NHRA championship in the first 14 seasons of his driving career. Four-time runner-up in NHRA championship Rounds won: 447 round wins, 251 losses through 3/1/07

Vasishtha

Vashishtha is one of the oldest and most revered Vedic rishis. He is one of the Saptarishis of India. Vashishtha is credited as the chief author of Mandala 7 of Rigveda. Vashishtha and his family are mentioned in Rigvedic verse 10.167.4, other Rigvedic mandalas and in many Vedic texts. His ideas have been influential and he was called as the first sage of the Vedanta school of Hindu philosophy by Adi Shankara. Yoga Vashishtha, Vashishtha Samhita, as well as some versions of the Agni Purana and Vishnu Purana are attributed to him, he is the subject of many mythologies, such as him being in possession of the divine cow Kamadhenu and Nandini her child, who could grant anything to their owners. He is famous in Hindu mythologies for his legendary conflicts with sage Vishvamitra. Vashishtha is spelled as Vasiṣṭha and is Sanskrit for "most excellent, best or richest. According to Monier-Williams, it is sometimes incorrectly spelt as Vashistha. In Rigvedic hymn 7.33.9, Vashishtha is described as a scholar who moved across the Indus river to establish his school.

He was married to Arundhati, therefore he was called Arundhati Nath, meaning the husband of Arundhati. Vashishtha is believed to have lived on the banks of Ganga in modern-day Uttarakhand; this region is believed in the Indian tradition to be the abode of sage Vyasa along with Pandavas, the five brothers of Mahabharata. He is described in ancient and medieval Hindu texts as a sage with long flowing hairs that are neatly tied into a bun, coiled with a tuft to the right, a beard, a handlebar moustache and a tilak on his forehead. In Buddhist Pali canonical texts such as Digha Nikaya, Tevijja Sutta describes a discussion between the Buddha and Vedic scholars of his time; the Buddha names ten rishis, calls them "early sages" and makers of ancient verses that have been collected and chanted in his era, among those ten rishi is Vasettha. Vashishtha is the author of the seventh book of the Rigveda, one of its "family books" and among the oldest layer of hymns in the Vedic scriptures of Hinduism; the hymns composed by Vashishtha are dedicated to Agni and other gods, but according to RN Dandekar, in a book edited by Michael Witzel, these hymns are significant for four Indravarunau hymns.

These have an embedded message of transcending "all thoughts of bigotry", suggesting a realistic approach of mutual "coordination and harmony" between two rival religious ideas by abandoning disputed ideas from each and finding the complementary spiritual core in both. These hymns declare two gods and Varuna, as great. In another hymn the Rigvedic verse 8.83.9, Vashishtha teaches that the Vedic gods Indra and Varuna are complementary and important because one vanquishes the evil by the defeat of enemies in battles, while other sustains the good during peace through socio-ethical laws. The seventh mandala of the Rigveda by Vashishtha is a metaphorical treatise. Vashishtha reappears as a character in Hindu texts, through its history, that explore conciliation between conflicting or opposing ideologies. According to Ellison Findly – a professor of Religion, Vashishtha hymns in the Rigveda are among the most intriguing in many ways and influential. Vashishtha emphasizes means to be as important as ends during one's life, encouraging truthfulness, optimism, family life, sharing one's prosperity with other members of society, among other cultural values.

Vasishtha is a revered sage in the Hindu traditions, like other revered sages, numerous treatises composed in ancient and medieval era are reverentially named after him. Some treatises named after him or attributed to him include: Vashishtha samhita is a medieval era Yoga text. There is an Agama as well with the same title. Vashishtha dharmasutra, an ancient text, one of the few Dharma-related treatises which has survived into the modern era; this Dharmasūtra forms an independent text and other parts of the Kalpasūtra, Shrauta- and Grihya-sutras are missing. It contains 1,038 sutras. Yoga Vashishtha is a syncretic medieval era text that presents Yoga philosophies, it is written in the form of a dialogue between Vashishtha and prince Rama of Ramayana fame, about the nature of life, human suffering, choices as the nature of life, free will, human creative power and spiritual liberation. Yoga Vashishtha teachings are structured as stories and fables, with a philosophical foundation similar to those found in Advaita Vedanta.

The text is notable for its discussion of Yoga. According to Christopher Chapple – a professor of Indic studies specializing in Yoga and Indian religions, the Yoga Vashishtha philosophy can be summarized as, "Human effort can be used for self-betterment and that there is no such thing as an external fate imposed by the gods". Agni Purana is attributed to Vashishtha. Vishnu Purana is attributed to Vashishtha along with Rishi Pulatsya, he has contributed to many Vedic hymns and is seen as the arranger of Vedas during Dwapara Yuga. According to Agarwal, one mythical legend states that Vashishtha wanted to commit suicide by falling into river Saraswati, but the river prevented this sacrilege by splitting into hundreds of shallow channels. This story, states Agarwal, may have ancient roots, where "the early man observed the braiding process of the Satluj" and because such a legend could not have invented without the residents observing an ancient river drying up and its tributaries such as Sutlej reflowing to merge into Indus river.

Vashishtha is known for his feud with Vishwamitra. The king Vishwamitra coveted Vashistha's divine cow Nandini that could fulfil material desires. Vashishtha destroyed V

Mapire, Peninsula de Paria

Mapire is a town situated in the Bideau Parish of the Valdez Municipality, Venezuela. The town is situated 24 kilometers from the capital of Valdez, on the Paria Peninsula. Population: 120 inhabitants Demonym: Maripero Currency: Bolívar fuerte Economy: Fishing and Tourism Time zone: Calling code: 0294 zip code: 6150 Coordinates:10° 38' 26" North, 62° 8' 58" West Official language: Spanish Mayor: Jesus Ramirez Lopez Patron Saint: Coronation of Virgen del Valle - May 31 Mapire BeachThis beautiful cove is a settlement of several fishermen families, has a small river that supplies the population with water; this bay is open towards the south. Ubication: In the south coast of the Paria Peninsula, 4 kilometers to the west of Puerto de Hierro. Original name: Mapire geographical location: Valdez, Venezuela, South America geographical coordinates: 10° 38' 26" North, 62° 8' 58" West The story told by José Stronghold Logan, says that were families Garcia, Gonzalez. Villava and Blanc, the first inhabitants of the town, dedicated to working the land the cultivation of cocoa.

Mapire is reached from Guiria by sea route an hour or via land road vehicles suitable for large and small, to Salina, Campo santo, Juan Pedro and other coastal hamlets Mapire has a stunning beach, in harmony with mountain ranges, slopes encarpadas itself wrapped by a mountain climate. In Mapire its inhabitants are divided into two sectors. La Playa and El Cerro. in the beach fishing of is performed and dry cocoa produced in the estates. In the Hill have settled most of the families find the school, the chapel of the town and the river Mapire, water source and meeting area for residents. Mapire Tourism Foundation official website Miss Paria Beauty Pageant Aerea de Mapire