RuPaul Andre Charles is an American drag queen, model, singer and television personality. Since 2009, he has produced and hosted the reality competition series RuPaul's Drag Race, for which he has received six Primetime Emmy Awards, in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019. RuPaul is considered to be the most commercially successful drag queen in the United States. In 2017, he was included in the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world. In 2019, Fortune noted RuPaul as "easily the world's most famous" drag queen. RuPaul was born and raised in San Diego and moved to Atlanta, Georgia to study performing arts, he settled in New York City. RuPaul achieved international fame as a drag queen with the release of his debut single, "Supermodel", included on his debut studio album Supermodel of the World. In 1994, he became a spokesperson for MAC Cosmetics, raising money for the Mac AIDS Fund and becoming the first drag queen to land a major cosmetics campaign; that year, he received his own talk show on VH1, The RuPaul Show, which he hosted for over 100 episodes, while co-hosting the morning radio show on WKTU with Michelle Visage.
He has had continued success as a recording artist, releasing 14 studio albums to date, including Foxy Lady, Glamazon, Born Naked, American. As an actor, RuPaul has made appearances in films including Crooklyn, The Brady Bunch Movie, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar, But I'm a Cheerleader, Hurricane Bianca, the Comedy Central series Broad City, the Netflix original programming Girlboss and Grace and Frankie, he has published three books: Lettin' It All Hang Out, Workin' It! RuPaul's Guide to Life and the Pursuit of Style, GuRu. Additionally, RuPaul's Drag Race has produced eleven seasons to date and has inspired several spin-off series, including RuPaul's Drag U and RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, he is featured as a host on series such as Skin Wars, Good Work, Gay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaul. In June 2019, his daytime talk show RuPaul premiered, cancelled after a three-week test run. RuPaul is indifferent to gender-specific pronouns about him. You can call me she. You can call me Kathie Lee.
Just as long as you call me." RuPaul has played male roles and makes public appearances in male and female drag. RuPaul was born in San Diego, California, on November 17, 1960, he was named by Ernestine "Toni" Charles, a Louisiana native. When his parents divorced in 1967, he and his three sisters lived with their mother. At the age of 15, he moved to Atlanta, with his sister Renetta to study performing arts. In the ensuing years, RuPaul struggled as a musician and filmmaker during the 1980s, where he worked at Atlanta's famed Plaza Theatre. In 1982, he debuted on an Atlanta public access variety show called The American Music Show, in which he made frequent appearances over the years, he participated in underground cinema, helping create the low-budget film Star Booty, an album by the same name. In Atlanta, RuPaul performed at the Celebrity Club, managed by Larry Tee, as a bar dancer or with his band, Wee Wee Pole. RuPaul performed as a backup singer to Glen Meadmore along with drag queen Vaginal Davis.
RuPaul's first prominent national exposure came in 1989 dancing as an extra in the video for "Love Shack" by The B-52's. In the early 1990s, RuPaul was known by his full birth name. Participating in gender bender-style performances, RuPaul performed solo and in collaboration with other bands at several New York City nightclubs, most notably the Pyramid Club, he played opposite New York City drag performer Mona Foote in the one-act science-fiction parody "My Pet Homo" written and directed by Jon Michael Johnson for Cooper Square Productions. He appeared for many years at the annual Wigstock drag festival and appeared in the documentary Wigstock: The Movie. In the 1990s, RuPaul was known in the UK for his appearances on the Channel 4 series Manhattan Cable, a weekly series produced by World of Wonder and presented by American Laurie Pike about New York's wild and wacky public-access television system. In 1993, RuPaul recorded the dance/house album Supermodel of the World, it was released through the rap label Tommy Boy, spawning the dance track hit "Supermodel".
The music video was an unexpected success on MTV channels, as grunge and gangsta rap were popular at the time. The song peaked at 45 on the Billboard Hot 100, it charted on the UK Singles Chart, peaking on the top 40 at 39. The song found the most success on the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart, where it peaked at 2. Radio airplay, heavy rotation of the music video on MTV and television appearances on popular programs like The Arsenio Hall Show popularized the song, his next two singles/videos, "Back to My Roots" and "A Shade Shady", both went to the top spot on the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart and furthered his campy persona. Between them, "House of Love" was released without a video, it failed to place on any U. S. charts, despite rising to 68 on the UK Singles Chart. RuPaul was signed to a modeling contract for MAC Cosmetics. Various billboards featured him in full drag with the text "I am the MAC girl", he released his autobiography, Lettin' It All Hang Out. He promoted the book in part with a 1995 guest appearance on ABC's All M
The Mangarla, or Mangala, are an Indigenous Australian people of Western Australia. The Mangarla people traditionally lived in the north-western area of the Great Sandy Desert, west of the Karajarri people, east of the Walmajarri, with the Juwaliny and Yulparija to the south. Many Mangarla people now live in Bidyadanga; the Mangarla language is one of the Marrngu languages of the Pama–Nyungan family. Two dialect varieties of their tongue are attested, Ngulatu/Ngulartu. Mangarla is an endangered language, with less than 20 native speakers according to a 2002 census; the Pallottine Catholic priest Father Kevin McKelson, known to the 5 tribes whose languages he mastered as Japulu compiled the first dictionary of the language in 1998, a work which formed the basis for a dictionary co-authored with Albert Burgman in 2005. The Mangarla, like the Walmajarri and Nyigina. Were bundled together by the early white colonizers as a "desert mob" because of the arid territory they lived in. Starting from around 1885, when pastoralists began to use their territory for grazing stock, many men from the Mangarla tribe were rounded up to work as jackaroos, in exchange for an annual pay of, according to native tradition, a pair of boots, a shirt and trousers.
A situation that descendants say persisted until the 1967 referendum and constitutional amendment by the Holt Government established the principle of equal pay, after which many lost their jobs. In 2014, in a decision handed down by Justice John Gilmour of the Federal Court of Australia, the Nyikina-Mangarla people were granted native title to 26,000 square kilometres of territory extending from the King Sound through the Fitzoy Valley to the Great Sandy Desert
Davis College, Mallow is a co-educational community college under the auspices of County Cork Educational Training Board, founded in 1932. It is located in Summerhill, County Cork, Ireland. Davis College serves an urban and rural catchment area in North Cork; the school has a current enrollment of 651 second-level students. The school is a participant in the Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools initiative; the school colours are grey and gold. The school roll number is 71020G; the school was founded as Mallow Vocational School in 1932 in the town centre. It moved to a new location in the 1940s, was renamed Davis College in 1990; the school's building on its current site in Summerhill was opened in 2001. Increased enrollment will be facilitated by the planned extension to the school; the school grew from its original intake of 64 students. The school motto is ‘Live The Davis College Experience ’; the school's mission statement takes inspiration from Thomas Davis, the nineteenth-century writer and educationalist, born in Mallow.
According to the school's website. Mallow College of Further Education, sister college to Davis College secondary school, is the largest further education provider in North Cork with students from a wide hinterland across Munster; the College has expanded in recent years to around 500 full-time day students, offering full-time day courses and part-time night classes: including computing, woodwork, small animal care, sports injury, sound engineering and beauty therapy. Davis College offers a range of programmes including a Junior Certificate, Transition Year Programme, a Leaving Certificate Established Programme, A Leaving Certificate Applied Programme and the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme; the school offers a wide range of subjects for its students including: English, History, French, Art, Science, Home Economics, Metalwork, Technical Graphics, Business Studies, Technology, CSPE, Classical Studies, Applied Maths, Chemistry, Engineering, Construction Studies, Design & Communication Graphics, Agricultural Science, Music and Economics, Polish.
It offers non-exam subjects such as Chinese, SPHE, PE, ICT and Music Composition. There is a huge range of extra-curricular activities available in the school, including Rotary International Youth Leadership, Young Social Innovators, Student Council, the North Cork Enterprise Competition, Cork School's History Project, the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, Vex Robotics, the school choir and the College TRAD Group. In 2012, a group of Transition Year students in the school ran a national campaign titled "Forget Me Not", it aimed to highlight the plight of the families of missing people, to support organisations that help in searching for missing people, to introduce an innovative Exit Point Strategy, bringing public attention to the issue of missing people through a poster and placement campaign in Irish airports and ferry terminals. The students lobbied the government, calling for Missing Persons Day with a petition signed by 12,000 people, they erected a billboard in Merrion Square, Dublin.
They met a joint committee on Defence and & Equality. The group were invited to Áras an Uachtaráin by President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, who congratulated them on their efforts to help the families and communities of missing people. Due to this work the school has been inaugurated as a YSI Centre of Social Innovation; the school has a VEX Robotics team, called DC Robotics. The team has had success nationally, it won the Excellence Award of the National competition in both 2013 and 2014, obtaining the chance to represent Ireland at the World Championships at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The team once won the Excellence Award in 2016, this time getting the opportunity to head to the World Championships in Louisville, Kentucky Sports activities on offer by the school include: Athletics Rugby Soccer Hurling Camogie Gaelic football Basketball Pitch and putt Ladies' Gaelic football Volleyball Spikeball Fishing Equestrian Tennis Badminton Table Tennis Chess SwimmingTwo students won gold medals at the Tae Kwon Do championships in 2012, one of, chosen to represent the ITF Ireland National Team for the World Championships in Jesolo, Italy in May 2015.
More than one hundred full-length BattleTech or MechWarrior science fiction novels have been published by FASA Corporation and ROC, have been translated into at least fifteen languages. The novels take place in the fictional BattleTech universe of the 31st and 32nd centuries and can be considered space opera; the first official BattleTech novel was William H. Keith's Decision at Thunder Rift. Subsequent publications jump ahead chronologically to the 32nd-century MechWarrior: Dark Age setting, beginning with Michael A. Stackpole's Ghost War and ending with Kevin Killiany's To Ride the Chimera; the closure in 2008 of WizKids delayed the release of further novels. In June 2007, Catalyst Game Labs received the rights to publish both Classic and Dark Age book lines and had scheduled new works to resume in the fall of 2009. 3 new novels have been published as of February, 2019 and several novellas associated with Kickstarter have been produced for both the Table Top game Battletech and the turn-based strategy game, titled BattleTech, by Harebrained SchemesThe Dark Age-era series known as Mechwarrior: Dark Age, has been renamed Battletech: Dark Age.
The following novels occur during what was referred to the "Classic BattleTech" era, which includes the 31st century and preceding centuries. Additional eras have been added, broadening the term; the Classic reference was dropped after the ownership re-branding occurred. The following novels occur during the era of MechWarrior: Dark Age in the early to mid 32nd century
Se Eu Fosse Você is a 2006 Brazilian comedy film directed by Daniel Filho. The film was a box office success, having the largest audience of a Brazilian film in 2006, it was followed by the sequel Se Eu Fosse Você 2. The film follows the story of Cláudio, a successful publicist who owns his own agency, Helena, his wife, a music teacher who takes care of a children's choir. Accustomed to the day-by-day marriage routine, they argue. One day they have a bigger fight than normal, which causes something inexplicable to happen: they switch bodies. Terrified and Helena try to appear normal until they can reverse the situation, but to do so they will have to assume each other's lives. Glória Pires as Helena / Cláudio Tony Ramos as Cláudio / Helena Lavínia Vlasak as Bárbara Thiago Lacerda as Marcos Glória Menezes as Vivinha Lara Rodrigues as Bia Danielle Winits as Cibelle Patrícia Pillar as Dr. Cris Maria Gladys as Cida Ary Fontoura as Priest Helena Fernandes as Débora Maria Ceiça as Márcia Leandro Hassum as Maurício Se Eu Fosse Você on IMDb
FlyBranson Travel, LLC, branded as Branson Air Express, is a defunct air travel marketing brand, based at Branson Airport near Branson, Missouri. It commenced operations in the fall of 2009. From that date until October 31, 2010, flights were operated by Expressjet Airlines utilizing 2 Embraer EMB-145 regional jets. Beginning on November 1 all flights began to be operated by Vision Airlines using 2 Dornier 328 Turboprops. For 2011, the scaled back service was operated by a single Corporate Flight Management BAe Jetstream 41. Much like Southern Skyways or Direct Air, Branson AirExpress uses the air carrier services of DOT and FAA certificated airlines, but does not have any aircraft upon its own air carrier operating certificate. All 2012 service ended for the Autumn and winter and it did not resume in 2013. With the exit of Southwest Airlines from Branson, the concept was revived with a new name, Buzz Airways in 2014. In November 2014 service under the Branson Air Express name was revived and service transitioned to Elite Airways larger Bombardier CRJ-200 jet aircraft.
Branson Air Express and Buzz Airways operated side-by-side during the summer of 2015, with CFM/Buzz Airways serving Chicago and Austin and Elite Airways operating Branson Air Express service to Denver and Houston. Additionally, on January 28, 2015, Branson AirExpress announced service operated by Orange Air to begin in May 2015 From Branson to New Orleans and Cincinnati. Flights to New Orleans continued on to Cancún; this was Branson Air Express' first large jet service, utilizing a McDonnell Douglas MD-80. Orange Air ceased operating for Branson Air Express on October 5, 2015 - the Cincinnati-Branson route was dropped and Branson-New Orleans-Cancún transferred to Elite Airways and operated through November 29 before ending for the season. 2016 service will consist only of Branson to New Orleans and Austin, operated by CFM/Buzz Airways and Elite Airways to Denver and Houston-Intercontinental. The Elite Airways service is being offered worldwide by Global Distribution Systems under the Great Lakes Airlines code.
Branson Air Express did not return for the 2017 season as all service was operated by and sold by Via Air. Since all service has been marketed by Via or other airlines and the Branson Air Express brand has not been used