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Quique González

Enrique González Morales, better known as Quique González, is a Spanish singer/songwriter known throughout the continent for his approachable and natural writing style. González was born in Madrid in 1973. Following less-than-successful exploits in Mallorca and London, he returned to Madrid in order to pursue his love of music. González began collaborating with artists like Enrique Urquijo. González's song "Aunque Tú No Lo Sepas" appeared on one of Urquijo's records, leading to the pair performing the song live on television in 1998; the appearance offered González his first national exposure. A two-song demo entitled "Cantautores: La Nueva Generación" followed. Frustrated in talks with Polygram, González decided to release his full-length debut independently, though it floundered without major-label support; the album's quality, secured a contract with Polygram, who released González's sophomore effort, Salitre 48, in 2001. González's reputation as a writer with wry wit and personal sensitivity grew with the release of Pájaros Mojados in 2002.

As the record industry shifted beneath him, González sought an alternative to working with the multi-national labels he claimed were preoccupied with pop stars and reality television. He established Varsovia!!! Records in 2003 with the release of Kamikazes Enamorados, he released a total of two records on his boutique label before signing with the Spanish powerhouse label DRO Atlantic. His pursuits with the label, including Ajuste de Cuentas and Avería y Redencíon, became the most successful of his career. González's 2013 album "Delantera Mítica" was voted best album of 2013 by the readers of Rolling Stone Spain. Albums PersonalSalitre 48Pájaros MojadosKamikazes EnamoradosLa Noche AmericanaAjuste De CuentasAvería Y RedenciónDaiquiri BluesDelantera Mítica Singles Personal Personal Y los conserjes de noche Cuando éramos reyes Salitre 48 La ciudad del viento 39 grados Crece la hierba Salitre Pájaros mojados Pájaros mojados Torres de Manhattan Kamikazes enamorados Calles de Madrid La noche americana Vidas cruzadas Ajuste de cuentas Caminando en círculos Quique González's official page

Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty

The Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty known as the Antarctic-Environmental Protocol, or the Madrid Protocol, is part of the Antarctic Treaty System. It provides for comprehensive protection of the Antarctic environment and dependent and associated ecosystems, it was concluded in Madrid and opened for signature on October 4, 1991 and entered into force on January 14, 1998. The treaty will be open for review in 2048. Article 3 states that protection of the Antarctic environment as a wilderness with aesthetic and scientific value shall be a "fundamental consideration" of activities in the area. Article 7 states that "Any activity relating to mineral resources, other than scientific research, shall be prohibited." This provision contrasts with the rejected Convention on the Regulation of Antarctic Mineral Resource Activities, which would have allowed mining under the control and taxation of an international managing body similar to the International Seabed Authority. Article 8 requires environmental assessment including tourism.

Article 11 creates a Committee for Environmental Protection for the continent. Article 15 calls for member states to be prepared for emergency response actions in the area. Articles 18-20 arrange for arbitration of international disputes regarding Antarctica. Article 25 states that the Article 7 ban on mining may not be repealed unless a future treaty establishes a binding regulatory framework for such activity; as of May 2013, the protocol has been ratified by 34 parties — Argentina, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, the People's Republic of China, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, India, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Peru, Romania, South Africa, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay. A further 11 states — Austria, Cuba, Guatemala, North Korea, Papua New Guinea, Slovakia and Turkey — have signed but not yet ratified it; the treaty followed a lengthy campaign by Greenpeace, including the construction of an Antarctic base from 1987 to 1991. Greenpeace claims the protocol as a victory. Madrid Dome in Aristotle Mountains, Antarctica is named in connection with the Protocol.

This article incorporates public domain material from the CIA World Factbook document "2003 edition". Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty, Secretariat of the Antarctic Treaty Text of the protocol, PDF format. Ratifications

Robert Alan Aurthur

Robert Alan Aurthur was an American screenwriter, film director, film producer. Raised in Freeport, he a was pre‐med student at the University of Pennsylvania. Once World War II broke out, he left to join the Marines. In the early years of television, he wrote for Studio One and moved on to write episodes of Mister Peepers, he followed with teleplays for Campbell Playhouse, Goodyear Television Playhouse and Producers' Showcase. One of his four 1951-55 plays for Philco Television Playhouse was the Emmy-nominated A Man Is Ten Feet Tall, with Don Murray and Sidney Poitier, adapted two years as the theatrical film, Edge of the City with Poitier and John Cassavetes, he wrote two teleplays for Playhouse 90. One of them, A Sound of Different Drummers, borrowed so from Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 that Bradbury sued. Aurthur appears with Merle Miller in David Susskind's 2012 documentary about President Truman titled Give'em Hell, stating, "Going into a Howard Johnson's was bad enough, but with a President!"

They discuss George Marshall, Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, as well as their observations on Truman's respect for Marshall. After 1957, he continued to write screenplays, he was one of the writers on Spring Reunion, notable as Betty Hutton's final film, following with Warlock, his earlier association with Cassavetes led to script contributions on the actor's directorial debut with Shadows. After an uncredited contribution to Lilith, he scripted John Frankenheimer's Grand Prix, he directed The Lost Man about a black militant. As the writer-producer of All That Jazz, he received two posthumous Academy Award nominations. Aurthur served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II, he was the first husband of actress Beatrice Arthur, who served in the Marines. She used a variation of his surname as her professional name. Aurthur died of lung cancer in New York City, aged 56. Robert Alan Aurthur on IMDb Robert Alan Aurthur - BFI database entry Robert Alan Aurthur - allmovie

St. Peter's Episcopal Church (Neligh, Nebraska)

St. Peter's Episcopal Church, now a museum, is a former church at 411 L Street in Neligh, Nebraska, it was built in 1887 and was added to the National Register in 1980. An Episcopalian congregation was organized in Neligh in 1881. Land was purchased for a church in 1887 on the corner of what was Cottonwood and Main Streets; the building was completed in late 1887 and consecrated in March 1888. The church was added to the National Register of Historic Places in December 1980; the building is now the Pioneer Church, part of the Antelope County Museum complex. The church is a one-story frame structure with vertical tongue and groove siding below the window sills and horizontal clapboard siding above; the roof sections are gabled, all windows have pointed arches. The church design was influenced by the Church of St. James the Less in Philadelphia; the St. James church was the first in the U. S. to be built from designs and under the direct supervision of London, England's Cambridge Camden Society. St. Peters makes allowances for its role as a small town church by using frame construction rather than the buttressed stone construction of its archetype.

Other differences are a bell fixture rather than frontal tower and spire, clipped gables on the end sections of the nave and chancel. St. Peters is a well-preserved 19th century American Gothic Revival building

Trans-Europe Express (song)

"Trans-Europe Express" is a song by German electronic music band Kraftwerk. The song was released as the lead single from their sixth studio album of the same name in 1977; the music was written by Ralf Hütter, the lyrics by Hütter and Emil Schult. The track is ostensibly about the Trans Europ Express rail system, with technology and transport both being common themes in Kraftwerk's oeuvre; the track has since found further influence, both in hip-hop by its interpolation by Afrika Bambaata on "Planet Rock", sampled and remixed by many different artists such as Paul Oakenfold for Swordfish's soundtrack, by modern experimental bands such as the electroclash bands of the early 2000s. "Trans-Europe Express" was released as a single in 1977, charted in the Billboard Hot 100, where it peaked at number 67. Trans-Europe Express as a single did not chart in the UK. Allmusic described the musical elements of the suite as having a haunting theme with "deadpan chanting of the title phrase", "slowly layered over that rhythmic base in much the same way that the earlier "Autobahn" was constructed".

The song's lyrics reference the album Station to Station and meeting with musicians Iggy Pop and David Bowie. Hütter and Schneider had met up with Bowie in Germany and were flattered with the attention they received from him. Ralf Hütter was interested in Bowie's work as he had been working with Iggy Pop, the former lead singer of the Stooges; the song was recorded and released in a German language version under the title Trans Europa Express both as a single in edited form and on the German language version of the album of the same name. The lyrics are a literal translation of the English language version although it is not known which came first. A new version of Trans Europe Express was included on the 1991 album The Mix; this version is shorter than the original and omits the verse about David Bowie and Iggy Pop. It segues directly into the tracks Abzug and Metal on Metal, although the fusion with the former makes Trans Europe Express closer to the original in duration. A German language version of the track was included on the German release of The Mix.

The track has featured in Kraftwerk's live sets and a live version of the Trans Europe Express / Abzug / Metal on Metal suite recorded at Riga Olimpiska Hall in 2004 is included on the group's live album Minimum-Maximum. Bussy, Pascal. Kraftwerk: Man and Music. SAF Publishing Ltd. ISBN 0-946719-70-5. Retrieved October 20, 2009. Strong, M. C.. The Great Rock Discography. Giunti. ISBN 88-09-21522-2. Retrieved October 21, 2009

Koyukon language

Koyukon is the geographically most widespread Athabascan language spoken in Alaska. The Athabaskan language is spoken along the Koyukuk and the middle Yukon River in western interior Alaska. In 2007, the language had 300 speakers, who were older adults bilingual in English; the total Koyukon ethnic population was 2,300. Jules Jetté, a French Canadian Jesuit missionary, began recording the language and culture of the Koyukon people in 1898. Considered a fluent Koyukon speaker after spending years in the region, Jetté died in 1927, he had made a significant quantity of notes on the Koyukon people, their culture and beliefs, their language. Eliza Jones, a Koyukon, came across these manuscripts while studying, working, at the University of Alaska in the early 1970s. Working from Jetté's notes and in consultation with Koyukon tribal elders, Jones wrote the Koyukon Athabaskan Dictionary, it was edited by James Kari and published in 2000 by the Alaska Native Language Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

The Koyukon Athabaskan Dictionary is unusually comprehensive in terms of documentation of an American indigenous language, in part because Jetté's notes were of excellent quality and depth. In addition, he wrote about the language and culture nearly a century ago, when the language was far more spoken in daily life and the Koyukon people were living in a more traditional way; the use of the word, "Dictionary", in the title is misleading. The book includes traditional stories recorded by Catherine Attla and published in 1983 by the University of Alaska Fairbanks; as of 1978 there were three Koyukon Language dialects. Lower Koyukon was spoken in Nulato. In 2012, Susan Pavskan reported: On Thursday evenings Denaakk'e classes are held at Yukon-Koyukuk School District offices in Fairbanks and Huslia. About 18 people from four generations attended Thursday over video-conference. At the end of class, I demonstrated how MP3 sound files can be imported into iTunes synced with iPads or iPods; the students demonstrated these to their grandparents.

Sounds are given in IPA with the orthographic equivalent in angled brackets: Plosives and affricates, other than the labial b and the glottal', distinguish plain and ejective forms. Other consonants include alveolar nasals. Again other than the labial m and the glottal h, these distinguish forms without voice. There are four full vowels in Koyukon: iː ⟨ee⟩ uː ⟨oo⟩ æː ⟨aa⟩ ɔː ⟨o⟩And there are three reduced vowels: ʊ ⟨u⟩ ə ⟨e⟩ ɞ ⟨ʉ⟩ Service Book in the Dialect of the Qlīyukuwhūtana Indians: Portions of the Book of Common Prayer in Upper Koyukon digitized by Richard Mammana Alaska Native Language Center Word-Lists of the Athabaskan, Yup'ik and Alutiiq Languages by Lt. Laurence Zagoskin, 1847 Koyukon basic lexicon at the Global Lexicostatistical Database