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The Magic City (Sun Ra album)

The Magic City is an album by the American jazz musician Sun Ra and his Solar Arkestra. Recorded in two sessions in 1965, the record was released on Ra's own Saturn label in 1966; the record was reissued by Impulse! in 1973, on compact disc by Evidence in 1993. It is part of the Penguin Guide's Core Collection of recommendations, it is notable for the title track, on which "the Arkestra's range of feelings and sound is expressed in a design that's unprecedented in jazz." While it begins with use of tape echo recalling the experiments on Art Forms of Dimensions Tomorrow, the key features emerge: Ra's simultaneous piano and clavioline intertwining with Boykins's bass as the underpinning for new long-forms of group music-making which draw on varying sub-ensembles from the Arkestra through the course of the piece. Lindsay Planer writes: The boundaries of Sun Ra's self-proclaimed "space jazz" underwent a transformation in the mid-'60s; the Magic City is an aural snapshot of that metamorphic process.

Many enthusiasts and scholars consider this to be among Ra's most definitive studio recordings. The title Magic City refers to Ra's home town of Birmingham, to a large metal sign with the words'Birmingham, The Magic City' erected in front of the railway station, Birmingham Terminal Station, in 1926 The cover art, by William White, directly references the dome of the station. Ra grew up next to the post office and close to the main station, where, "as a child, Sonny could look out the window and see the big sign over the railroad tracks that greeted visitors to The Magic City". John F. Szwed explains: the earthly birthplace he steadfastly denied, in the recording he reimagines the city without its grim, smoke-choked past. By pointing to musicians when he wanted them to play, he proved it possible to collectively improvise an entire album on the strength of nothing more than a shared belief. All songs written by Sun Ra. Side A: "The Magic City" – Side B: "The Shadow World" – "Abstract Eye" – "Abstract'I'" –"The Shadow World", "Abstract Eye" and "Abstract'I'" were recorded live at Olatunji's loft, New York, Spring 1965.

"The Magic City" was recorded during rehearsals around 24 September, 1965. Sun Ra – piano, clavioline Pat Patrickbaritone saxophone, tympani John Gilmoretenor saxophone Marshall Allen – alto saxophone, oboe, piccolo Danny Davis – alto saxophone, flute Harry Spencer – alto saxophone Robert Cummings – bass clarinet Walter Millertrumpet Chris Capers – trumpet Ali Hassan – trombone Teddy Nance – trombone Bernard Pettaway – trombone Roger BlankPercussion Ronnie Boykins – bass Jimhmi Johnson – Percussion

Rudi Schuricke

Rudi Schuricke was a popular German singer and film star. Well known in the 1930s through the early 1950s, his 1949 recording of "Capri-Fischer" was a "smash hit" in Germany; as late as the mid-1950s, he was still a successful musical artist. In 1954 alone, his song "Moulin Rouge" was the 74th most purchased single on the German year-end chart and another of his songs "Das Märchen unserer Liebe" appeared on the German Top50 chart; the advent of the rock'n' roll age, soon made his music old fashioned. Schuricke tried to make a comeback in the early 1960s. At the time of his comeback, Billboard Magazine referred to him as "one of Germany's hottest recording stars of former years." Schuricke returned to the music charts in 1980, when a compilation of his songs, Noch einmal mit Gefühl, reached the #6 spot on the German albums chart. It remained on the chart for ten weeks, his solo recordings include: Capri-Fischer Abends in Napoli Auf Wiedersehn Florentinische Nächte Dreh Dich Noch Einmal Um Einmal Wirst Du Wieder Bei Mir Sein Es War ein Traum Cherie Es Werden Wieder Rosen Blüh’n Glaube Mir / Mütterlein Heimat, Deine Sterne Ja und Nein Komm Bald Wieder Komm' Zurück Lilli und Luise Moulin Rouge O Mia Bella Napoli Optimismus ist die Beste Medizin Penny Serenade Schenk Mir Dein Lächeln, Maria So eine Liebe Gibt es Einmal Nur Wenn der Schnee Fällt auf die Rosen So Leb Dein Leben Stern von Rio Tarantella Tulpen aus Amsterdam Und Wieder Geht ein Schöner Tag zu Ende Warum Weinst Du, Kleine Tamara Wenn Du in Meinen Träumen Bei Mir Bist Hm Hm, Du Bist so Zauberhaft Küsel, Gudrun.

Brandenburgs berühmte Töchter und Söhne. Gudensberg-Gleichen: Wartberg-Verl. Pp. 48–9. ISBN 3831323062. Janßen, Kim-Christin. Die Italienwelle - Capri-Fischer im zeitgeschichtlichen Kontext. München: GRIN Verlag GmbH. ISBN 3638816605. Rudi Schuricke on IMDb

2019 Indiana Hoosiers football team

The 2019 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented Indiana University in the 2019 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Hoosiers played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington and competed as a member of the East Division of the Big Ten Conference; the team was led by third-year head coach Tom Allen. The 2019 Spring Game took place in Bloomington on April 12, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. The Hoosiers finished the 2018 season 5–7 overall, 2–7 in Big Ten play to finish in sixth place in the Eastern Division; the Hoosiers would fail to become bowl eligible, with Indiana's last bowl appearance coming in 2016. On December 27, 2018, the Hoosiers announced the promotion of Kane Wommack from Linebacker's Coach to Defensive Coordinator. On December 30, 2018, Hoosiers' offensive coordinator Mike DeBord announced his retirement from football. On January 21, 2019, former Fresno State offensive coordinator Kalen DeBoer was announced as the Hoosiers' new offensive coordinator. Notable departures from the 2018 squad included: The Hoosiers lost 2 players due to transfer: Hoosiers who were picked in the 2019 NFL Draft: The Hoosiers signed a total of 21 recruits.

Although the Big Ten Conference has not held an official preseason poll since 2010, has polled sports journalists representing all member schools as a de facto preseason media poll since 2011. For the 2019 poll, Indiana was projected to finish in fifth in the East Division; the Hoosiers' 2019 schedule will consist of 6 home games, 5 away games and 1 neutral site game in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Hoosiers' first non-conference game will be at Lucas Oil Stadium, in Indianapolis, against Ball State of the Mid-American Conference, before hosting the remaining two non-conference games; the Hoosiers are scheduled to play nine conference games. They will travel to Michigan State, Nebraska, Penn State and Purdue. Sources: Listed in the order that they were released

Manthai West Divisional Council

Manthai West Divisional Council is the local authority for Manthai West DS Division in northern Sri Lanka. MWDC is responsible for providing a variety of local public services including roads, drains, libraries, public parks and recreational facilities, it has 12 members elected using the open list proportional representation system. In 1987 there was a major re-organisation of local government in Sri Lanka. District Development Councils were replaced by Divisional Councils; the Pradeshiya Sabha Act No. 15 of 1987 was passed by Parliament on 15 April 1987 and on 1 January 1988 257 Divisional Councils started functioning. The Divisional Councils were commensurate with their namesake Divisional Secretary's Divisions. Manthai West Divisional Council was established as the local authority for Manthai West DS Division. However, according to the pro-LTTE TamilNet, the Sri Lankan government had suspended all local government in the north and east of the country in 1983 using emergency regulations; the civil war prevented elections from being held for MWDC until 2011 as the LTTE did not hold when it controlled the area.

In March 1994 elections were held in Vavuniya in the north. However, elections weren't held in other areas of the north, including the Jaffna peninsula, because most of these areas were at that time controlled by the rebel Tamil Tigers. In August 1995 the Sri Lankan military launched an offensive to recapture the Jaffna peninsula. By December 1995 the military had captured most of the Valikamam region of the peninsula, including the city of Jaffna. By 16 May 1996 the military had recaptured the entire peninsula. In late 1996 the government announced elections would be held for 23 local authorities in Jaffna District, Kilinochchi District, Mannar District and Vavuniya District but following opposition from Tamil political parties postponed them. On 3 December 1997 the government announced that elections would be held for the 17 local authorities on the Jaffna peninsula; the elections were held on 29 January 1998. On 1 January 2002 local authority elections were called for the entire country, it was announced that elections would be held on 25 March 2002 in the north and east, on 20 March 2002 in the rest of the country.

The normal life term of Sri Lankan local government bodies is four years. On 21 March 2002 the Election Commissioner announced that the elections in the north and east, except for eight local authorities in Ampara District, had been postponed until 25 September 2002. On 17 September 2002 elections in the north and east were postponed, for a second time, until 25 June 2003. In June 2003 elections in the north and east were postponed, for a third time, until 24 January 2004. In January 2004 elections in the north and east, except for local authorities in Ampara District, were postponed, for a fourth time, until 23 October 2004. On 27 January 2006 local authority elections were called for the entire country, it was announced that elections would be held on 30 March 2006 across the entire country. The Election Commissioner subsequently postponed the elections in the north and Batticaloa District until 30 September 2006. On 23 September 2006 elections in the north and Batticaloa District were postponed until 30 June 2007.

Results of the local government election held on 17 March 2011: The following candidates were elected: Mohamed Ravuf Mohamed Hajjik. Suvakeen Varapiragasam and Seemanpillai Sountharanayagam were appointed Chairman and Deputy Chairman respectively

Angus Wright (academic)

Angus Lindsay Wright is professor emeritus and one of the founders of the Environmental Studies program at California State University, where he taught from 1972–2005. Wright earned his Ph. D. in Latin American History from the University of Michigan in 1976 with a dissertation on "Market and Class: Southern Bahia, Brazil, 1890–1942." He has done research in Mexico and Brazil with the support of Fulbright and Doherty Research grants. Wright's first book was The Death of Ramon Gonzalez: The Modern Agricultural Dilemma; this book is now available in an updated, second edition, published in 2005 by the University of Texas Press. Wright is the co-author of To Inherit the Earth: The Landless Movement and the Struggle for a New Brazil, published in 2003 by Food First!. He joined ecologists Ivette Perfecto and John Vandermeer of the University of Michigan to write Nature's Matrix: Linking Conservation and Food Sovereignty, published in 2009 by Earthscan Press of London, now available in a second edition as of 2019.

He has written numerous articles on environmental history and the social and environmental consequences of agriculture and of property ownership in the Americas. Wright has served as President and board member of the Pesticide Action Network North America and the Institute for Food and Development Policy and was Chairman of the Board of The Land Institute from 2009 to 2017, a member of the Board from 1993 to 2019; as a member of the Investigative Mechanism of the Inter-American Development Bank, he coordinated a study of Latin America's largest hydroelectric plant, Yacyreta. He continues to lecture at universities around the United States. From 2005 through 2007 he served as a lead author on the International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge and Technology for Development, sponsored by the United Nations, the World Bank, a variety of other institutions and organizations and now available in various forms from Island Press, his wife Mary Mackey is a fellow CSU Sacramento academic and novelist.

An interview with Angus Wright by Robert Jensen. Homepage for the International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Development


Sant'Antonio, Italian for Saint Anthony, most refers to places named after Saint Anthony of Padua or Sant'Antonio Abate: Sant'Antonio, municipality in canton of Ticino Sant'Antonio, civil parish of Poschiavo, in canton of Graubünden St. Antönien, municipality in canton of Graubünden St. Antönien Ascharina, civil parish of St. Antönien, in canton of Graubünden Sant'Antonio Abate, church in Breno, province of Brescia, Lombardy Sant'Antonio Abate, church in Milan, Lombardy Sant'Antonio Abate, church in Naples, Campania Sant'Antonio Abate church Parma Emilia-Romagna Sant'Antonio Abate, church in Pisa, Tuscany Sant'Antonio Abate all'Esquilino, church in Rome, Lazio Basilica di Sant'Antonio di Padova, basilica church and major shrine in Padua, Veneto Sant'Antonio di Padova a Circonvallazione Appia, church in Rome, Lazio Sant'Antonio, church in Faenza, province of Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna Sant'Antonio in Polesine, convent in Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna Sant'Antonio da Padova in Via Merulana, minor basilica church in Rome, Lazio Sant'Antonio da Padova in Via Tuscolana, church in Rome, Lazio Sant'Antonio dei Portoghesi, church in Rome, Lazio Sant'Antonio da Padova, oratory in Siena, Tuscany Sant'Antonio di Ranverso, abbey in Buttigliera Alta, province of Turin, Piedmont Sant'Antonio, Vaglio Basilicata, church in region of Basilicata Aci Sant'Antonio, in province of Catania Isola Sant'Antonio, in province of Alessandria Rocchetta Sant'Antonio, in province of Foggia Sant'Antonio Abate, in province of Naples Sant'Antonio di Gallura, in province of Olbia-Tempio Villa Sant'Antonio, in province of Oristano San Antonio Santo Antônio Saint Anthony Sant'Antonino