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Bebel Gilberto (album)

Bebel Gilberto is an album by Brazilian bossa nova singer Bebel Gilberto. "Baby" - 3:49 "Simplesmente" - 4:49 "Aganjú" - 4:44 "All Around" - 4:44 "River Song" - 4:57 "Every Day You've Been Away" - 4:05 "Cada Beijo" - 4:26 "O Caminho" - 2:59 "Winter" - 4:19 "Céu Distante" - 2:58 "Jabuticaba" - 3:02 "Next to You" - 2:54 As of 2005 it has sold 101,000 copies in United States according to Nielsen SoundScan. In 2011 it was awarded a gold certification from the Independent Music Companies Association which indicated sales of at least 75,000 copies throughout Europe

Sport1 (Germany)

Sport1 is a German free-to-air television channel centred towards sports programming, including teleshopping and sizzling erotica. Until 11 April 2010, it was called DSF, it was launched on 1 January 1993 out of the television channel Tele 5 which had become the successor of the music video channel Musicbox on 11 January 1988. Sport1 has its headquarters in Ismaning near Munich. FootballInternational Champions Cup 2. Fußball-Bundesliga: Frauen-Bundesliga Regionalliga English Football League Ligue 1 UEFA European Under-21 Championship UEFA European Under-19 Championship UEFA European Under-17 Championship UEFA Youth League UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship UEFA Women's Champions League Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A AFC Champions League AFC Cup Caribbean Club ChampionshipBasketballFIBA World Championship FIBA World Championship for Women German national team Basketball Bundesliga NBA NCAA HandballWorld Women's Handball Championship Germany national handball teamOther sportsPDC World Darts Championship ATP World Tour CEV Champions League World Ice Hockey Championships European Tour NCAA football National Hockey League IndyCar Series Official website

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the oldest and largest national parks in Croatia. In 1979, Plitvice Lakes National Park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage register; the national park was founded in 1949 and is in the mountainous karst area of central Croatia, at the border to Bosnia and Herzegovina. The important north–south road that passes through the national park area connects the Croatian inland with the Adriatic coastal region; the protected area extends over 296.85 square kilometres. About 90% of this area is part of Lika-Senj County, while the remaining 10% is part of Karlovac County; each year, more than 1 million visitors are recorded. Entrance is subject to variable charges, up to 250 kuna or around €34 per adult per day in summer 2018; the national park is world-famous for its lakes arranged in cascades. Sixteen lakes can be seen from the surface; these lakes are a result of the confluence of subterranean karst rivers. The lakes follow the water flow, they are separated by natural dams of travertine, deposited by the action of moss and bacteria.

The sensitive travertine barriers are the result of an interplay between water and plants. The encrusted plants and bacteria accumulate on top of each other, forming travertine barriers which grow at the rate of about 1 cm per year; the 16 lakes are separated into an upper and lower cluster formed by runoff from the mountains, descending from an altitude of 636 to 503 m over a distance of some 8 kilometres, aligned in a south–north direction. The lakes collectively cover an area of about 0.77 square miles, the water exiting from the lowest lake forming the Korana River. The lakes are renowned for their distinctive colors, ranging from azure to grey or blue; the colors change depending on the quantity of minerals or organisms in the water and the angle of sunlight. The name Plitvice was first mentioned in a written document in 1777 by Dominik Vukasović, the priest of Otočac; this name was designated due to natural phenomena. Nature formed shallow basins. For centuries, water has changed the limestone and thus the landscape of this area.

The emerging travertine barriers retained the flowing water. These dams are continuously growing in height; some scientists refer to the river Plitvica as origin of the name. This little river flows into the Plitvice Lakes at the final part of the lakes. A nearby village bears the same name; the water masses of the Plitvice Lakes continue as Korana river in northern direction. The national park became famous during the 1960s and 1970s through several Western film productions of Karl May novels. Many scenes have been shot at the waterfalls; the Plitvice Lakes have formed in a depression between the Mala Kapela mountain in the west and the Plješevica mountain in the east amidst the Dinaric Alps. The national park is located at the national route D1 Zagreb–Split between Slunj and Korenica in the vicinity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Other larger municipalities within the surrounding area are Ogulin, Otočac, Gospić and Bihać in Bosnia; the shortest linear distance between the Adriatic coast and the national park is 55 km.

By road from the coastal town of Senj the distance is about 110 km. After traversing the Velebit mountain range travelers reach the Croatian karst plains of Lika; these plains are characterized by many karst poljes. The fastest north-south road connection within Croatia, the A1 Zagreb–Split runs about 50 km west of the national park and thus circumvents the protected area. Plitvice Lakes National Park can be reached from Karlovac exit in the north, from Otočac exit in the west or Gornja Ploča exit in the south; the nearest airports are Zadar and Rijeka. The nearest train stations are Josipdol and Plaški, although no direct bus connection from these train stations to the lakes exists. Using public transport the lakes can be reached by direct bus lines from Zagreb, Zadar or Split; the area of Plitvice Lakes National Park extends across counties. Its 296.85 square kilometres area is divided between Lika-Senj County and Karlovac County, hence the national park authority is under national jurisdiction.

The overall water body area is about 2 km2. The two largest lakes, Prošćansko jezero and Kozjak, cover about 80 percent of the overall water body area; these lakes are the deepest, with a depth of 37 and 47 metres respectively. On Lake Kozjak, low-noise and ecologically friendly electric boats are being used. None of the other lakes in the park exceeds 25 metres in depth; the altitude drop from the first lake to the last is 133 metres. The 16 lakes that can be seen from the surface are grouped into the 12 Upper Lakes and the four Lower Lakes; the highest waterfalls are the Large Waterfall at the end of the Lower Lakes, over which the Plitvica river falls, Galovački buk at the Upper Lakes. Within the national park area there are 19 small settlements. Altogether they form the Plitvice Lakes municipality; the municipality is part of Lika-Senj County. The seat is located in Korenica; the Plitvice Lakes area has always been regarded as part of the historic regions of Kordun. During the Ottoman Wars, the region was part of the Croatian Military Frontier, under direct cont

My Summer of Love

My Summer of Love is a 2004 British drama film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-written by Pawlikowski and Michael Wynne. Based on the novel of the same name by Helen Cross, the film explores the lesbian relationship between two young women from different classes and backgrounds. Working class Mona, whose once-hotheaded brother Phil became a born-again Christian in prison, meets upper middle class Tamsin who suffers from a lack of love in her family. Filmed in West Yorkshire, the film went on to win a BAFTA. In Yorkshire, Tamsin rides her horse and chances upon Mona. Tamsin says she has been suspended from boarding school. Mona comes from a family of criminals with only her brother Phil alive. Both of the girls seem to regard their lives as mundane. Mona finds Phil destroying all the booze in their late mother's former pub, he has undergone a religious transformation in prison, now plans a Christian rally. Mona meets her lover, for sex in his car, but he breaks up with her; the next day, the girls begin to bond as they spend the day drinking and talking about their problems.

The next day, Tamsin takes Mona to the house where Tamsin claims that her father is cheating on her mother. Mona smashes a window of Tamsin's father's car. Tamsin purchases an engine for Mona's scooter, they drive to a small river to swim. Under a waterfall, the girls share a kiss. At Tamsin's house Mona tries on her dresses. Tamsin tearfully recounts the anorexia death of her sister Sadie. In the garden, Tamsin plays the cello. Tamsin kisses Mona passionately, they have sex. Phil invites the girls to his rally, they join the born-again Christians to erect a cross on a hill. Tamsin acts attracted to Phil. Mona and Tamsin find a bag of magic mushrooms in Sadie's room, they go to a dancehall where they disturb the patrons. They declare their eternal love to each other, swearing a death oath. Tamsin pretends to seduce Phil, he locks Mona in her room. Mona fakes suicide and mocks Phil's religious beliefs. Phil kicks out the born-again Christians, while Mona leaves for Tamsin. Mona discovers. Mona finds out that Tamsin's lied about her parents and sister.

Dejected, Mona goes to the river. Tamsin tells Mona. Forgiving her, Mona slips into the water, enticing Tamsin to join her, the two girls kiss again. Mona pushes her under the water, as if to kill her. Instead, Mona walks away. Natalie Press as Mona Emily Blunt as Tamsin Paddy Considine as Phil Dean Andrews as Ricky Michelle Byrne as Ricky's wife Paul-Anthony Barber as Tamsin's father Lynette Edwards as Tamsin's mother Kathryn Sumner as Sadie Casting the two lead actresses for the film proved difficult for Pawlikowski, the overall casting procedure took about eight months. Pawlikowski searched in schools, theatre groups and public castings, he discovered Natalie Press first, sought her counterpart by holding workshops together with Press and Considine. During this process, he found Emily Blunt, felt her to be the ideal Tamsin; the chemistry between Press and Blunt was perfect, they first did a tryout with the "Pavlova-dancing scene", which worked out perfectly. Emily Blunt is a competent cellist, is listed in the credits as the performer of "The Swan" by Camille Saint-Saëns.

Pawlikowski knew Paddy Considine from their earlier collaboration Last Resort and cast him as Phil. The film was shot during the span of five weeks after intensive location-scouting by Pawlikowski; the script only was incomplete. Many scenes were improvised while shooting; the scene in which Mona draws a portrait of Tamsin on the wall of her room was improvised—during Pawlikowski's travelling together with Press, he discovered that she used to do a lot of drawing while she was thinking, so he decided to integrate it into the movie and made a scene out of it. The whole shoot was done on location in Todmorden during the hottest summer Yorkshire had seen in 50 years; the score of the film was written by Goldfrapp and the movie theme is a variation of the Goldfrapp song "Lovely Head", the first song of their 2000 album Felt Mountain. The performances of the leading actresses have been acclaimed, with awards from the Evening Standard British Film Awards and the London Critics Circle Film Awards. Additionally, Pawlikowski's unconventional style of directing has been rewarded with a BAFTA for Best British Film and the Michael Powell award for Best British Film at the Edinburgh Film Festival, along with many nominations across the British Independent Film Awards and the European Film Awards.

Both Natalie and Emily were different and original, a rare thing nowadays. They avoid the obvious, are capable of playing complex and conflicting attitudes. Above all, they had energy, key for a movie; when I brought them together for a workshop, I could see them feeding off of each other well, I knew that this was going to work. Pawel has a European sensibility. Whilst he's working with British subject and landscapes, he is much more interested in the essence of things – rather than the usual obsession with class and surface of contemporary life, he has mixture of lyricism and humor and a love of paradox and mystery which set him apart from the rest of British filmmaking the social realist tradition. The novel of the same title, My Summer of Love by Helen Cross, only served as a blueprint for the film. Wher

2015 Minnesota United FC season

The 2015 season will be Minnesota United FC's sixth season of existence and their fifth consecutive season playing in the North American Soccer League, the second division of the American soccer pyramid. As of match played November 8, 2015 Nick Rogers – President Manny Lagos – Technical Director and Head Coach Carl Craig – Assistant Coach Donny Mark – Assistant Coach Paul O'Connor – Goalkeeping Coach Peter Rivard – Reserves Team Coach Craig Mallace – Director of Camps & Youth Development Dr. Corey Wulf – Team Doctor Dr. Brad Moser – Team Doctor Yoshiyuki Ono – Team Athletic Trainer David Bloomquist – Team Athletic Trainer Win Loss Draw Win Loss Draw As of match played November 8, 2015 As of match played October 31, 2015 As of match played October 31, 2015 Minnesota United FC 2015 North American Soccer League season 2015 in American soccer