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Scott (album)

Scott was the début solo album by Scott Walker released in the United Kingdom on Philips Records in 1967. The album received both strong commercial success as well as critical praise, hitting No. 3 on the UK Albums Chart. This album, alongside Scott 2, features Phil Spector's "Wall of Sound" recording technique. Scott was released only six months after Walker's third album with Images, its mixture of Walker's original compositions and selection of cover versions established Walker as a more serious and sombre artist. The choice of material fell into four main categories: his own work, contemporary covers, movie songs and English-translated versions of the songs of the Belgian singer and songwriter Jacques Brel. Brel was a major influence on Walker's own compositions, Walker included three of his songs on each of his next two solo albums, Scott 2 and Scott 3. Walker described Brel without qualification as'the most significant singer-songwriter in the world'; the real coup for Walker was his luck in acquiring and recording the new Mort Shuman-translated versions of Brel's material before anyone else.

Since the album's release, three complete outtakes recorded during the Scott album sessions, have circulated in bootlegged form. These are "Free Again", "I Get Along Without You Very Well" and "I Think I'm Getting Over You", the latter of, recorded for potential single release; the album was released by Philips Records in September 1967 in the UK. It reached No. 3 on the UK Albums Chart, stayed on the chart for seventeen weeks. It was released the following year in the US on Smash Records under the title Aloner. Scott Walker – vocals Wally Stott – arrangements, conductor Reg Guest – arrangements, conductor Peter Knight – arrangements, conductor Peter Olliff – engineer

N19 road (Ireland)

The N19 road is a national primary road in Ireland, connecting from the N18 Limerick–Ennis–Galway road to Shannon Airport. It forms part of European route E20; the route in its current form consists of a dual-carriageway passing around Shannon Town, which starts at an interchange near Hurlers Cross on the N18 road. The dual-carriageway ends on the far side of Shannon Town at the Shannon Free Zone industrial estate, proceeds as a two lane road to the airport. Prior to the opening of this new dual-carriageway route in 2004, the route ran along a two-lane road through Shannon town centre itself. A junction without flyovers connected to what was the end of the dual-carriageway section of the N18. Shannon Town can still be accessed from the N18 by use of the remaining portions of this road, as well as a new local link road from a new interchange at Hurler's Cross; the N19 no longer serves Shannon Town for most purposes, apart from the industrial estate. Roads in Ireland Motorways in Ireland National secondary road Regional road Roads Act 1993 Order 2006 – Department of Transport

Mick Napier

Mick Napier is an American director and improvisational theater teacher. He is a director at The Second City, he has directed Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch, Horatio Sanz, Nia Vardalos, Andy Richter, Jeff Garlin, David Sedaris. Napier directed the Comedy Central Cable Ace nominated show Exit 57 and the Troma film Fatty Drives the Bus which featured notable Chicago improvisers and actors still living and working there today, including Susan Messing, Joe Bill and Mark Sutton. In 2008, Fatty Drives the Bus landed on several cult top ten lists such as Liberal Dead which wrote, "...a weird cross of 70’s era exploitation and comedy rolled up in a nice little blasphemy laced package."He founded The Annoyance with the philosophy that training improvisers to be individually powerful is the best way to support those with whom one improvises, an answer to the Yes, And philosophy, which he found led to weak, polite improvisation more than powerful, good improvisation, a subject that he elaborates on in his book, Improvise: Scene from the Inside Out.

In August, 1999, Napier contributed to R. O’Donnell’s TV show R. Rated, which aired midnights on Fox, Chicago, it included several of his animated shorts and other video works from the Annoyance Theater featuring himself, Rachel Dratch, Stephnie Weir. Napier's wrote his handbook guide for students of improvisation, Improvise:Scene from the Inside Out in 2002. In it, he challenges ` The Rules' of improv. Napier argues that these'Rules' are not only not helpful, but destructive to the process of creating good improv. Adhering to'The Rules' can leave improvisers powerless to play, as such, does not mean that it will lead to a good scene. In this book, Napier suggests. Napier argues, that improvisers should 1) Do something, 2) Check out what you did, 3)Hold onto what you did. In 2008, he directed a revival of the classic Annoyance show Co-Ed Prison Sluts: The Musical, the longest running musical in Chicago. Chicago Tribune theater critic Chris Jones expressed the cultural impact of the show stating, "A lot of people, the same people who now dominate comedy and how many Americans get their politics, took comfort in how “Co-Ed Prison Sluts” attracted nightly lines that stretched for a full Chicago block.

For 11 consecutive years. And so they stuck around here, built a scene."Napier is an Artistic Consultant to The Second City and directed their 50th anniversary mainstage show. He has directed several other revues, notably including "Red Scare" and "Paradigm Lost" for which he received a Jeff Award, he teaches Advanced Improvisation at The Annoyance, the final level of the improv comedy training program. Napier performs weekly in the nude improv show entitled Skinprov at The Annoyance. Skinprov, which he directed, is a weekly show whereby a bunch of men strip to their undies and stay in a state of undress for the entire show, according to Timeout Chicago's blog, "... Horny bachelorettes love this", he makes numerous guest appearances at improv shows staged throughout the city. He served as a judge on The Second City's Next Comedy Legend on the CBC. Mick attended Indiana University in Bloomington. Although Napier has directed numerous shows at The Annoyance theater, he has directed many other productions not affiliated with the theater including David Sedaris' off-Broadway Obie award-winning One-Woman Shoe, more than 15 The Second City revues including the award-winning Paradigm Lost, Martin Short & Friends, Jeff Garlin's one-man show I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With.

In the fall of 2009, Mick directed the 50th Anniversary show for The Second City. Official website Mick Napier on IMDb The Annoyance Theater Interview with Mick Napier

Toronto Maple Leafs in popular culture

The National Hockey League's Toronto Maple Leafs has been the point of subject for a number of media in Canadian popular culture, including artworks, books and songs. References to the Toronto Maple Leafs have been made in association with the city of Toronto, such as the case in the beginning of the 2010 spy film Fair Game. During the scene, CIA agent Valerie Plame was being questioned by a suspicious weapons trafficker, he asks her if she is an American, after responding that she is Canadian, he asks her about the Leafs. She replies; the rivalry between the Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens was featured in the National Film Board of Canada's adaptation of The Hockey Sweater by Roch Carrier. Completed a year after the book's publication, the National Film Board of Canada adapted the story into a ten-minute animated short film called The Sweater, it was voiced by Carrier. The film has won numerous awards, it was named the Best Animated Film at the 1981 British Academy Film Awards. Another film where the hockey club was featured was in Face-Off, a Canadian film about a rookie Maple Leafs player and his romance with a musician.

The film featured several players from the NHL, including Bobby Orr, George Armstrong, Gordie Howe. The 1993 film Gross Misconduct focused on the life of former Maple Leafs left wing Brian Spencer; the hockey club was featured in the 2006 television documentary series Hockey: A People's History, by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Comedian Mike Myers, a fan included references and an entire plot line in his films. In Austin Powers in Goldmember, the ticker below the news item on a television reads, "Maple Leafs win Stanley Cup". In another scene, the character Mini-Me wears a Maple Leafs sweater. In addition to the references included in several films, the Maple Leafs played a central role in Myers' 2008 film The Love Guru, where he played a guru hired to help the Maple Leafs' star player. References to the Leafs in literature includes Foster Hewitt juvenile hockey novel, He Shoots, He Scores!. Published in 1949, it featured the members of the team, including actual players. In 1963, Scott Young wrote A Boy at the Leafs' Camp, a children's book giving a behind-the-scenes insight into the sport.

Several books concerning the Maple Leafs have been written, readapted into film. In 1971, Young and George Robertson co-wrote an adult hockey-romance novel, Face-off, about the experiences of a star rookie player, Billy Duke, with the Leafs; the novel became a movie in 1971 with Art Hindle as Billy Duke. The film featured many of the players. Jim McKenny, body-doubled for Hindle for the on-ice action scenes because of his resemblance to Hindle. Owner Ballard had a part as the team doctor. In 1979, Roch Carrier wrote the short story The Hockey Sweater about a Montreal Canadiens fan, mistakenly sent a sweater of their rival, the Maple Leafs. Published in French as "Une abominable feuille d'érable sur la glace", it referred to the Maple Leafs sweater a mother forced her son to wear; the boy is forced to weat the sweater and faces persecution of his peers and coach fans of the Canadiens. The boy is based on Carrier himself when he was young. In 1980, the story was turned into an animated short by the National Film Board of Canada.

An excerpt of the book is featured on the Canadian five-dollar Canadian Journey bills, a series of banknotes issued from 2002 to 2013. In 1946, the comedy team of Wayne and Shuster performed a sketch on their CBC radio program in which the imaginary hockey team, the Mimico Mice, competed against the Leafs. Foster Hewitt provided the play-by-play of the game, with real player names used for the Leafs and Wayne and Shuster voiced the entire Mimico team. In the video for the hit Leo Sayer song “When I Need You”, he walks on the beach in Brighton, U. K. wearing a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater under his half done-up jacket. In 1990 live videos for the song "F*!#in' Up", Neil Young sports a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey. In 1992, Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip released the song "Fifty Mission Cap", which memorialized Bill Barilko. Barilko scored the series winning goal for the 1950 Stanley Cup Finals before disappearing months later. On October 17, 2017, several days after the death of The Tragically Hip's lead singer Gord Downie, the Maple Leafs held a moment of silence prior to their game, as well as lower the banner of Barilko's retired number.

Other songs which reference the team includes Out for a Rip by hip-hop artist B. Rich, who stated his desire to see the club win the Stanley Cup, stating that "if the Leafs win the Cup," he would jump in a lake. In a rare French-language example, Québecois singer Bob Bissonnette praises the club, the tradition of Hockey Night in Canada in his song'Maple Leafs.' Canadian music legend Joni Mitchell mentions the Leafs in the song “Raised on Robbery”, featured on her 1974 album Court and Spark College station of the Toronto subway system feature a pair of murals called Hockey Knights in Canada, named after Hockey Night in Canada. They were created by Charles Pachter in 1984, when the Toronto Maple Leafs still played at nearby Maple Leaf Gardens. Ice hockey in popular culture

Jacobsville Finnish Lutheran Church

The Jacobsville Finnish Lutheran Church is a church located near Jacobsville, Michigan. It was designated a Michigan State Historic Site in 1977 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. In the late 19th century, a wave of Finnish immigrants settled in the Keweenaw Peninsula to work the mines and associated industries. Although the area, now Jacobsville was first settled in the mid-19th century, the community proper did not coalesce until 1884, when the nearby red sandstone quarries were opened. Jacobsville was populated by Finns, by 1886, there were enough immigrants in the Jacobsville area that they organized a new congregation: the Jacobsville Finnish Lutheran church, part of the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church of America; the first worship services were held in various locations. In 1891, the church was placed atop its stone foundation, in 1892 a tower with bell was added to the front. In 1952, the congregation joined the Gloria Dei Lutheran congregation of Hancock.

The church itself continues to be used for services in the summer, retains the original furnishings, kerosene lamps and wood stove. In 1975, the foundation was reinforced and the roof was reshingled, it has neither plumbing. The Jacobsville Finnish Lutheran Church is a one-story frame structure built in a rectangular plan. A square belltower containing the main entrance projects from the front; the exterior is covered with wooden siding covers the walls and the gable roof is covered with cedar shingles. The building sits on an 1891 stone foundation; the interior if the church is decorated, many original elements remain, including kerosine lamps and the heating stove. Outhouses are located at one end of the building. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. Jacobsville Chapel Committee, Jacobsville Chapel:: historical marker dedication, Jacobsville Chapel Committee of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church Clarence J. Monette, The history of Jacobsville and its sandstone quarries Gloria Dei Lutheran Church