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Virgin Festival

The Virgin Fest, known as the Virgin Mobile FreeFest in the United States, is a rock festival held in the United States and Canada, a spin-off from the V Festival held in the UK. In North America the Virgin name, the Virgin Mobile brand, is used in full to increase brand association, compared with the UK and Australian festivals, where association is implied through the use of the V. Like the other variants of the V Festival, the events are sponsored by Virgin Mobile, in this case, either the US or Canadian versions. On June 30, 2006, Virgin Group chief Richard Branson announced the inaugural shows; the first, which took place September 9 and 10, 2006 at Toronto Islands Park, Ontario, featured over 40 artists. A single-day show took place in Baltimore, United States, on September 23, 2006, at the Pimlico Race Course with the Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Who. Virgin Festival 2007 took place in Vancouver on May 20 and 21, as well as a return to Pimlico Race Track in Baltimore for an expanded two-day event on August 4 and 5 and Toronto on September 8 and 9.

On October 16, 2007, an event was announced to take place in Calgary, Alberta on June 21 and 22, 2008. The festival returned to Baltimore on August 9 and 10, 2008; the shows in Baltimore have been put on by Seth Hurwitz's I. M. P. Productions, owner/operator of the 9:30 Club in Washington, D. C. and the former producer of the HFStival. In 2007, Richard Branson was encouraged by Daryl Hannah to green the Baltimore festival by bringing in zero waste event producers The Spitfire Agency; the 2009 Virgin Mobile Festival, dubbed the Virgin Mobile FreeFest, was held on August 30, 2009 at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. The festival returned to Merriweather on Saturday, September 25, 2010, was once again a free event; the Virgin Mobile FreeFest is returning to Merriweather Post Pavilion on September 10, 2011. The tickets were reported to have "Freed out" in just over five minutes after being available; the Headliners for the 2011 Virgin Mobile FreeFest were Deadmau5, Cee Lo Green, The Black Keys.

Acts Start at 12 p.m. Acts Start at 11A. M; the Virgin Mobile Freefest line-up was announced at 11AM on July 20, 2010. Artist T. I. canceled his performance due to ongoing legal issues. As per official site; the Virgin Mobile FREEFEST was held at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD. In an official statement released by Virgin Mobile, it was stated that due to the current economic status, admission to the festival would be free of charge for all concert goers; the sponsor hoped that concert goers would donate $5 to youth homelessness through its charitable initiative known as "The ReGeneration". Concert goers could purchase special packages that came with a T-shirt, as well as tickets and the donation. Sunday, August 30 As per official site. Friday, June 19 Saturday, June 20 As per official site; the venue is the Citadel Hill concert site, adjacent to the Halifax Common. Saturday, July 4 Tragically Hip cancelled due to family medical issues and the concert is being provided free of charge, ticket-holders get their money refunded and concert capacity is now limited only by space, Citadel Hill above the concert site allows for viewing in case the site fills up.

As per official site. Saturday, July 25 Sunday, July 26 As per official site. Saturday, August 8 Sunday, August 9 As per official site. Saturday, August 29 Sunday, August 30 Saturday, June 21 Sunday, June 22 Switch and SebastiAn were replaced by MSTRKRFT due to delayed flights. Massive Attack were scheduled to headline but three days before the concert, it was announced that they had to postpone the first four concerts of their North American tour, including the Virgin Festival appearance, due to delays in receiving U. S. visas. They were replaced by Broken Social Scene. Olympic Island Festival Virgin Festival Official Canadian site

Chua K'a

Chua K′a is a three-part bodywork approach developed by Óscar Ichazo. The purpose of Chua K'a Bodywork® is to remove physical and psychic tension held in the body, through the focused application of physical pressure and'conscious awareness.' Chua K'a is practiced as a form of self-massage. The technique was developed by Oscar Ichazo and is taught in the Chua K'a Bodywork training by certified instructors through the Arica Institute. According to the Arica School website: "Chua K’a—deep bodywork done on oneself—enables the body to evolve to its highest degree of sensitivity and awareness; the impact of life experience creates networks of muscular tension. Working the tissues with precise hand and finger positions and a stick called a k’a, we learn to transmit energy and heat to the bone, removing the tension; when we release physical tension, we release psychic tension as well."Chua K'a Bodywork divides the body into 27 regions called zones of karma, each of, associated with a particular fear or other psychic manifestation, whose memory is stored in these zones.

For example, the fear of death may manifest as "feeling weak in the knees". The complete Chua K'a Bodywork procedure consists of a comprehensive massage of the 27 zones of the body, followed by a rolling of the skin, ending with the application of the k'a stick. In the technique of skin rolling, developed by Ichazo, the skin and subcutaneous tissues are rolled over the deep structures, lifting the dermis and hypodermis off the deeper fascia; this technique is recognized to reduce pain, restore mobility, to stimulate circulation and lymph drainage. The three-part Chua K'a Bodywork method integrates these physical aspects of bodywork with a systematic practice of'conscious awareness' by directly applying the vital energy flow in the body, originating from the point in the lower belly recognized in Chinese medicine and martial arts as the tan t'ien. Chua K'a Bodywork was first introduced by Oscar Ichazo to a group of Chilean students and to a group of Americans in Arica, Chile in the 1960s. In teaching the method, Ichazo referred to an old legend about Mongolian warriors, who were said to have a way of removing pain and tension from their bodies that enabled them to return to battle without fear.

The same perspective would apply to Chua K'a in that the pain of tension and the accompanying psychic fear would be eliminated, allowing the individual to be able to approach and live life without the limitations of these physical and mental distractions. There is no reference to Chua K ` a that predates Ichazo. Https://

Diocese of Antiphrae

The Diocese of Antiphrae was an ancient Roman Catholic diocese. The diocese was centered on the Roman civitas of Antiphrae, tentatively identified with Marina El Alamein near Dresieh; the ancient bishopric was first in the Roman province of Crete and Cyrene in late antiquity, Libya inferior, suffraged by the archdiocese of Darni. Of this ancient diocese there are only three bishops known. Serapione took part in the first Council of Nicea in 325. Menas attended the council of Alexandria convened by Patriarch Sant'Atanasio in 362. Apollo signed the letter of the bishops of Egypt to Emperor Leo following the killing of the Alexandrian patriarch Proterius. Today Antifre survives as a bishopric holder. Serapione Menas Apollo Louis-Marie-Henri-Joseph Bigolet Louis-Nestor Renault Pietro Ermenegildo Focaccia André Sorin John Joseph Maguire

Sidney Gardiner

Sidney Gardiner was a prominent American silversmith and merchant, active in Boston and Philadelphia. His firm of Fletcher & Gardiner was nationally renowned. Fletcher was born in New York, he migrated to Boston. In 1803 he and Thomas Fletcher in their teens, formed a partnership that comprised silversmithing and selling fancy hardware at 43 Marlboro Street. In 1811 their firm of Fletcher & Gardiner moved to Philadelphia, with a shop at Third and Chestnut Street, where Gardiner worked until his death while traveling in Vera Cruz, Mexico. In 1824 he was a founding member of the Franklin Institute. Silver by Fletcher & Gardiner is collected in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Harvard Art Museums, Winterthur Museum, Yale University Art Gallery, his papers are archived in the Winterthur Museum. "Sidney Gardiner", American Silversmiths. Silversmiths to The Nation: Thomas Fletcher & Sidney Gardiner, 1808-1842, Donald L. Fennimore & Ann K. Wagner, Antique Collectors' Club, 2007. "Fletcher & Gardiner", The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

Angela Mortimer

Florence Angela Margaret Mortimer Barrett, CBE is a former world No. 1 female tennis player from England. She was born in Plymouth, England, she is married to author John Barrett. Mortimer won three Grand Slam singles titles: the 1955 French Championships, the 1958 Australian Championships, Wimbledon in 1961 when she was 29 years old and deaf. Mortimer teamed with Anne Shilcock to win the women's doubles title at Wimbledon in 1955, her only women's doubles title at a Grand Slam, she teamed with Coghlan to reach the women's doubles final at the 1958 Australian Championships. Mortimer and Peter Newman reached the mixed doubles final at the 1958 Australian Championships, her only mixed doubles final at a Grand Slam. Angela Mortimer reached the quarterfinals of the US National Championships before losing to second seed Doris Hart. At Wimbledon in 1953, seeded no. 5, she reached the quarterfinal, losing to Dorothy Knode. She reached the quarterfinals in 1954, 1956, 1959, 1960. At Wimbledon in 1958, she beat the former champion Margaret DuPont in the quarterfinals French champion Zsuzsa Körmöczy 6–0, 6–1 in the semifinals, lost the final against the defending champion Althea Gibson in straight sets.

In 1961, she won the title, defeating top-seeded Sandra Reynolds 11–9, 6–3 in the semifinals and Christine Truman in the final in three sets. Not fit in 1962, she lost to eventual finalist Vera Sukova in the fourth round. In 1955, she was the first British woman since 1937 to win one of the Grand Slams when she defeated Dorothy Knode in the final of the French Championships. During the long final set, she has said that she was given new heart when she heard her opponent asking for a brandy on court. Defending her title the following year, she reached the final. During this year, she suffered a severe illness, not returning to full form until 1958, she won the Australian title in 1958 when defeating Lorraine Coghlan in the final. Her best result in the U. S. Championships was in 1961, she won three times against Althea Gibson in her career, she made her farewell in the Torquay tournament of 1962, beating Ann Haydon Jones in the final. Her game was played from the baseline, as described in her tennis autobiography, My Waiting Game.

She always played in shorts. He designed shorts, she joined his staff. According to Lance Tingay of the Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Mortimer was ranked in the world top 10 from 1953 through 1956 and from 1958 through 1962, reaching a career high of world No. 1 in 1961. Mortimer was awarded the CBE in 1967, she was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1993. On 27 July 2014, she received the Freedom of the Borough of Merton. Performance timelines for all female tennis players who reached at least one Grand Slam final Angela Mortimer, My Waiting Game Wimbledon Ladies' Singles Roll of Honour Angela Mortimer at the International Tennis Hall of Fame Angela Mortimer at the Women's Tennis Association

Masaaki Hiyama

Masaaki Hiyama is a Japanese jazz drummer who participated in some of Japan's more well known fusion bands. He is a former member of Casiopea. In 1979, he joined, they participated in Cross-Wind. Masaaki met Casiopea at this time and they became good friends, he met Hidehiko Matsumoto and his group. He played with the jazz vocalist Henri Kanno, Mikio Masuda, jazz pianist, other jazz groups. In 1990, Tetsuo Sakurai and Akira Jimbo left Casiopea to form Jimsaku. Yoshihiro Naruse and Hiyama joined Casiopea. In August 1992, Masaaki resigned from Casiopea under doctor's advice due to health issues because of his smoking habit. Masaaki recorded a four albums with Casiopea. After regaining his health, he returned to jazz, he joined a music school, dedicated to teaching. Today, Masaaki participates in both rock and jazz fields in his drum project along with band members, his nickname, given to him by Yoshihiro Naruse, is "The Godfather". Takagi's home music studio and music lessons that he is the part of teaching drum His Picture on nowadays