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Sergei Eisenstein

Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein was a Soviet film director and film theorist, a pioneer in the theory and practice of montage. He is noted in particular for his silent films Strike, Battleship Potemkin and October, as well as the historical epics Alexander Nevsky and Ivan the Terrible. In its 2012 decennial poll, the magazine Sight & Sound named his Battleship Potemkin the 11th greatest movie of all time. Eisenstein was born to a middle-class family in Riga, but his family moved in his early years, as Eisenstein continued to do throughout his life, his father, the famous architect Mikhail Osipovich Eisenstein, was born in Kiev Oblast, to a Jewish merchant father, a Swedish mother. The family had converted to the Russian Orthodox Church, his mother, Julia Ivanovna Konetskaya, was from a Russian Orthodox family. She was the daughter of a prosperous merchant. Julia left Riga the same year as the Russian Revolution of 1905, taking Sergei with her to St. Petersburg, her son would return at times to see his father, who joined them around 1910.

Divorce followed and Julia left the family to live in France. Eisenstein was raised as an Orthodox Christian, but became an atheist on. At the Petrograd Institute of Civil Engineering, Eisenstein studied architecture and engineering, the profession of his father. In 1918, he left school and joined the Red Army to serve the Bolshevik Revolution, although his father Mikhail supported the opposite side; this brought his father to Germany after the defeat of the Tsarist government, Sergei to Petrograd and Dvinsk. In 1920, Sergei was transferred to a command position in Minsk, after success providing propaganda for the October Revolution. At this time, he was exposed to Kabuki theatre and studied Japanese, learning some 300 kanji characters, which he cited as an influence on his pictorial development; these studies would lead him to travel to Japan. Eisenstein moved to Moscow in 1920, began his career in theatre working for Proletkult, his productions there were entitled Gas Masks, Listen Moscow, Wiseman.

He worked as a designer for Vsevolod Meyerhold. Eisenstein began his career as a theorist in 1923, by writing "The Montage of Attractions" for art journal LEF, his first film, Glumov's Diary, was made in that same year with Dziga Vertov hired as an "instructor" Strike was Eisenstein's first full-length feature film. Battleship Potemkin was critically acclaimed worldwide. Owing to this international renown, he was able to direct October as part of a grand tenth anniversary celebration of the October Revolution of 1917, The General Line. While critics outside Soviet Russia praised these works, Eisenstein's focus in the films on structural issues such as camera angles, crowd movements, montage brought him and like-minded others such as Vsevolod Pudovkin and Alexander Dovzhenko under fire from the Soviet film community; this forced him to issue public articles of self-criticism and commitments to reform his cinematic visions to conform to the specific doctrines of socialist realism. In the autumn of 1928, with October still under fire in many Soviet quarters, Eisenstein left the Soviet Union for a tour of Europe, accompanied by his perennial film collaborator Grigori Aleksandrov and cinematographer Eduard Tisse.

The trip was supposed to allow the three to learn about sound motion pictures and to present themselves as Soviet artists in person to the capitalist West. For Eisenstein, however, it was an opportunity to see landscapes and cultures outside the Soviet Union, he spent the next two years touring and lecturing in Berlin, Zürich and Paris. In 1929, in Switzerland, Eisenstein supervised an educational documentary about abortion directed by Tisse, entitled Frauennot – Frauenglück. In late April 1930, Jesse L. Lasky, on behalf of Paramount Pictures, offered Eisenstein the opportunity to make a film in the United States, he accepted a short-term contract for $100,000 and arrived in Hollywood in May 1930, along with Aleksandrov and Tisse. Eisenstein proposed a biography of munitions tycoon Basil Zaharoff and a film version of Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw, more developed plans for a film of Sutter's Gold by Blaise Cendrars, but on all accounts failed to impress the studio's producers. Paramount proposed a film version of Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy.

This excited Eisenstein, who had read and liked the work, had met Dreiser at one time in Moscow. Eisenstein completed a script by the start of October 1930, but Paramount disliked it and, found themselves intimidated by Major Frank Pease, president of the Hollywood Technical Director's Institute. Pease, an anti-communist, mounted a public campaign against Eisenstein. On October 23, 1930, by "mutual consent", Paramount and Eisenstein declared their contract null and void, the Eisenstein party were treated to return tickets to Moscow at Paramount's expense. Eisenstein was thus faced with returning home a failure; the Soviet film industry was solving the sound-film issue without him. Many of his theoretical articles from this period, such as Eisenstein on Disney, have surfaced decades as seminal scholarly texts used as curriculum in film school

1921–22 WCHL season

The 1921–22 WCHL season was the first season for the now defunct Western Canada Hockey League. Four teams played 24 games each; the Regina Capitals defeated the regular-season champion Edmonton Eskimos in a two-game total-goals series to win the inaugural league championship. Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against, Pts = points 1 The Saskatoon Crescents relocated to Moose Jaw as the Moose Jaw Crescents on 3 February 1922. Edmonton and Regina ended the season with identical records of 14–9–1 with the sole tie being between the two teams. To decide first place, it was agreed to replay the tie game. Edmonton won the rematch 11 -- 2; the Capitals defeated the Calgary Tigers 2–1 in a two-game totals-goals series to determine second place. The Capitals went on to beat first place Edmonton 3–2 in the league's first championship series. Regina advanced to play the Pacific Coast Hockey Association champion Vancouver Millionaires in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the right to play in the Stanley Cup final.

The Capitals won the first game but lost the two-game total goals series 2–5. Vancouver advanced to the Stanley Cup final against the Toronto St. Patricks of the National Hockey League, with Toronto winning the Stanley Cup, three games to two. List of Stanley Cup champions 1921–22 NHL season 1921–22 PCHA season 1921 in sports 1922 in sports

Kim Sloan

Dr Kim Sloan is a Canadian art historian. Sloan worked for the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1986 where she curated an exhibition on Alexander Cozens from November 1986-January 1987; the exhibition traveled to the Art Gallery of Ontario with additional works by his son John Robert Cozens and was on display January–March 1987. In 1992, Sloan became the curator of British Drawings and Watercolours before 1880 at the British Museum. While at the British Museum, Sloan has worked on Sir William Hamilton and his collections at the British Museum, the watercolours of J. M. W. Turner, the Hans Sloane collections. From 2000, Sloan was the lead curator creating the new Enlightenment Gallery at the British Museum, which presents the history of the collection in the King's Library after the library collection moved to the British Library; the new gallery opened in 2003 and Sloan maintains curatorial responsibility for the Enlightenment Gallery. From September 2007 - January 2008, Sloan was the Leverhulme Fellow at the National Portrait Gallery, London.

A Noble Art: Amateur Artists and Drawing Masters, C.1600-1800. British Museum Press, 2000, 256 pages

Ernest R. House

Ernest R. House is an American academic specializing in program evaluation and education policy, he has been a Professor Emeritus of Education at the University of Colorado Boulder since 2002. House was a faculty member at the University of Colorado Boulder from 1985 to 2001. Before that, he was a professor of education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 1969 to 1985, he has been a visiting scholar at UCLA, University of New Mexico, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, in England, Spain, Sweden and Chile. With Ronald Wooldridge, he was editor-in-chief of the journal New Directions for Program Evaluation from 1982 to 1985. House graduated from Washington University with a bachelor's degree in English in 1959, he earned a master's degree in secondary education from Southern Illinois University in 1964, completed a doctorate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1968. Phi Beta Kappa Ford Foundation Fellow, 1975. Harold E. Lasswell Prize presented by Policy Sciences.

Paul Lazarsfeld Award for Evaluation Theory, for lifetime contributions to evaluation research and theory, awarded by, 1990. Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA, 1999-2000 House is the author of many books, including the following; the Politics of Educational Innovation Survival in the Classroom Evaluating with Validity Jesse Jackson and the Politics of Charisma: The Rise and Fall of the Push/Excel Program Professional Evaluation: Social Impact and Political Consequences Schools for Sale: Why Free Market Policies Won't Improve America's Schools, What Will Values in Evaluation and Social Research Regression to the Mean: A Novel of Evaluation Politics House's Author's page at the National Education Policy Center No Simple Answer: Critique of the Follow Through Evaluation, published in the Harvard Education Review in 1978 with co-authors Gene V Glass, Leslie D. McLean & Decker F. Walker

Hancock County–Bar Harbor Airport

Hancock County–Bar Harbor Airport is a county-owned, public-use airport located in Trenton, eight nautical miles northwest of the central business district of Bar Harbor, a city in Hancock County, United States. It serves the residents of Hancock County with commercial and charter aviation services. During the summer months, the airport becomes one of Maine's busiest, with significant private jet operations bringing visitors to the numerous summer colonies in the county, which includes Mount Desert Island. Scheduled passenger airline service is subsidized by the Essential Air Service program; as per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 10,562 passenger boardings in calendar year 2008, 10,100 enplanements in 2009, 11,109 in 2010. It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, in which it is categorized as a non-primary commercial service facility; the airport operated as Bar Harbor Naval Auxiliary Air Facility supporting operations of Naval Air Station Brunswick from September 1, 1943 until November 15, 1945.

Hancock County–Bar Harbor Airport covers an area of 468 acres at an elevation of 83 feet above mean sea level. It has two asphalt paved runways: 4/22 is 5,200 by 100 feet and 17/35 is 3,253 by 75 feet; the airport is an uncontrolled airport. For the 12-month period ending September 30, 2016, the airport had 21,250 aircraft operations, an average of 58 per day: 84% general aviation, 8% scheduled commercial, 7% air taxi, <1% military. In September 2017, there were 33 aircraft based at this airport: 1 glider. Cape Air operates Cessna 402 twin prop aircraft and Silver Airways operates Saab 340B turboprops. Silver Airways and Cape Air operate code sharing flights via agreements with JetBlue Airways and United Airlines. Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport, official site Aerial image from USGS The National Map FAA Terminal Procedures for BHB, effective February 27, 2020 Resources for this airport: FAA airport information for BHB AirNav airport information for KBHB ASN accident history for BHB FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker NOAA/NWS weather observations: current, past three days SkyVector aeronautical chart, Terminal Procedures

Roxanne Wars

The Roxanne Wars is a well-known series of hip hop rivalries during the mid-1980s, yielding the most answer records in history. The dispute arose over a failed appearance at a radio promotional show. There were two Roxannes in Roxanne Shanté and The Real Roxanne. In 1984, the hip-hop trio U. T. F. O. Produced by the R&B group Full Force, released a single titled "Hanging Out," which did not do well. However, it was the single's B side, "Roxanne, Roxanne", a song about a woman who would not respond to their advances, that gained much attention and airplay. Soon afterwards, 14-year-old Lolita Shanté Gooden walked outside a New York City housing project called Queensbridge, when she heard Tyrone Williams, disc jockey Mr. Magic, record producer Marley Marl talking about how U. T. F. O. Had canceled an appearance on a show they were promoting. Gooden offered to make a hip-hop record that would get back at U. T. F. O. With her taking on the moniker Roxanne Shanté, after her middle name; the three took her up on the idea, with Marley producing "Roxanne's Revenge."

The single was released in late 1984, taking the original beats from an instrumental version of "Roxanne, Roxanne." It was confrontational and laced with profanities, but was an instant hit that sold over 250,000 copies in the New York area alone. The original issue of the "Street Version" was recorded on tape in Marley Marl's bedroom free-styled by Gooden in seven minutes and in only one take; the recording was pressed onto 100 copies which were rushed out onto the streets to combat U. T. F. O.'s "Roxanne" release. Select Records claimed copyrights on the instrumental which led Pop Art Records to negotiate an agreement where all future copies of "Roxannes Revenge" would feature a different track, it was subsequently re-released in early 1985 with new beats and the obscenities removed. Following this, U. T. F. O. and Full Force decided to release their own answer record. While not directly aimed at Roxanne Shanté, this record featured Elease Jack, who took on the moniker of the Real Roxanne; this was a hit, but it may have produced an undesired result: while there had been answer records before, they ended with the second recording.

But in this saga, with a third record in airplay, a whole new trend began. Roxanne Shanté responded back by releasing "Bite This" and "Queen Of Rox"; the airwaves became occupied with the "Roxanne" records. Over the next year, anywhere from 30 to over 100 answer records were produced, portraying Roxanne's family, or making various claims about her; the ones that were more well known were the following: "Sparky's Turn" "Roxanne's Doctor – The Real Man" by Dr. Freshh, "Do the Roxanne" by Dr. Rocx & Co. "The Parents of Roxanne" by Gigolo Tony & Lacey Lace, which answered both UTFO and Sparky D. It drew references from both "Roxanne's Revenge" and "The Real Roxanne" as if both represented the true Roxanne. "I’m Lil Roxanne" by Tanganyika, was a record by the young artist named Tanganyika stating that she was the younger version of the original Roxanne. "Yo, My Little Sister" by Crush Groove, which answered UTFO, Sparky D, Dr. Freshh. "Rappin' Roxy: Roxanne's Sister" by D. W. and the Party Crew featuring Roxy, which reuses several lines from The Real Roxanne and attacks both UTFO and Sparky D.

"Ice Roxanne" by Little Ice Another record answering Roxanne Shanté by a young female, who citing a line in "Roxanne's Revenge" tells Roxanne to "make up her mind" if she wanted a man or not. "Roxanne's a Man" by Ralph Rolle, which claimed that Roxanne was a man, raped in prison, having "lost his manhood", turned himself into a woman after his release. "The Final Word – No More Roxanne" by The East Coast Crew, the final record that told the world to end it all. East Coast Crew contained regulars from the 80's TV show on the USA Network "Dance Party USA". Business "The Roxanne Wars Updated" - May 2011 32 Tracks Fat Lace Magazine's Series on the Roxanne Wars, including samples from key songs Let's Talk About the Female MCs Who Shaped Hip-Hop