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Mission District, San Francisco

Artists United site put together by Mission artists. The Roxie Theater, the oldest continuously operating movie theater in San Francisco, is host to repertory and independent films as well as local film festivals. Poets, musicians, emcees, and other artists sometimes gather on the southwest corner of the 16th and Mission intersection to perform.


Yellowknife

;ref Starting in 1991 local film maker Terry Woolf has run the Dog Island Floating Film Festival. The festival misses some years, but has run run a total of 10 times do date. The festival typically runs in the late summer, a flotilla of canoes and other leisure craft watch films projected on the side of a houseboat


Maputo

could have in delivering propaganda relatively easily. For much of the late 1970s and 1980s, the local film industry was geared towards creating "home-made" productions depicting Socialist ideologies which placed great influence on the family unit, the non-commercialized production of agriculture and political autonomy. Maputo has been the setting for many Hollywood blockbuster movies such as ''The Interpreter'', ''Blood Diamond (Blood Diamond (film))'' and ''Ali (Ali (film))''. Associação Núcleo de Arte left thumb The Mozambique National Library. (File:Biblioteca Nacional Moçambique.jpg) An important cultural and artists' centre in Maputo is the Associação Núcleo de Arte. It is the oldest collective of artists in Mozambique. Seated in an old villa in the centre of Maputo the Núcleo has played a significant role in metropolitan cultural life for decades. The two best known and most influential contemporary Mozambican artists started their career at Núcleo de Arte, the painter Malangatana Ngwenya and the sculptor Alberto Chissano. Over one hundred painters, sculptors and ceramists are members of the Núcleo, which regularly stages exhibitions on its own premises and over the last few years has actively participated in exchanges with artists from abroad. The Núcleo became well known for their project transforming arms into tools and objects of art. It played an important role for reconciliation after the Mozambican Civil War. The exhibition of art objects such as the Chair of the African King (Throne of Weapons) and the Tree of Life (Tree of Life (Kester)) was shown around the world, among others in the British Museum in 2006. WikiPedia:Maputo Dmoz:Regional Africa Mozambique Maputo Commons:Category:Maputo


Ningbo

), Wuju (of Jinhua), Taizhou Luantan (of Taizhou (Taizhou, Zhejiang)) and Zhuji Luantan (of Zhuji). jyutpingchinesename Hung4 Gam1bou2 ancestry Ningbo, Zhejiang, China origin Hong Kong Early years Hung's ancestral hometown is Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. Born '''Hung Kam Po''' in Hong Kong, both of his parents worked as wardrobe artists in the local film industry and guardianship was thrust upon his grandparents. His grandmother was archetypal martial-arts actress Chin Tsi-ang WikiPedia:Ningbo commons:宁波


Shreveport, Louisiana

last Troeh coauthors authorlink title Louisiana to be Southern Filmmaking Capital? date 1 February 2007 publisher Voice of America url http: voanews.com english archive 2007-02 2007-02-01-voa58.cfm work VOA News pages accessdate 25 December 2008 language State financial incentives and aggressive promotion have put the local film industry on a fast track. In late 2007 and early 2008, a '''Ezra Johnson''' (born October 2, 1955 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a retired American Football defensive end who played for the Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts and Houston Oilers in a fifteen-year career that lasted from 1977 to 1991 in the National Football League (NFL) (National Football League). '''William F. "Bill" Cotton Sr.''' (October 23, 1897 – April 23, 2006) was a prominent central Louisiana businessman who acquired or built five bakeries (bakery) in Alexandria (Alexandria, Louisiana), Shreveport (Shreveport, Louisiana), Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Monroe (Monroe, Louisiana) and Natchez, Mississippi. At the time of his death at the age of 108, he was also the nation's oldest living Shriner (Shriners) and one of the last remaining American (United States) veterans of the First World War (World War I).


Tulsa, Oklahoma

Halle Berry. Following high school Paula moved to Dallas (Dallas, Texas) where she studied acting and work in commercials and local film productions such as "Dallas", and "Dallas the Early Years". Trickey moved to Los Angeles in 1986. She married television producer Richard Thurber in 1996; they have one daughter. http: www.paulatrickey.com bio.htm John Wooley, "Paula Trickey Featured on `Santa Barbara': Former Tulsan Stars on TV, Video, Movies", ''Tulsa World'', April 5, 1992. John Wooley, "True Blue", ''Tulsa World'', August 22, 1997. In January 1996, Life Church began in Oklahoma City with 40 congregants meeting together "in a two-car garage, equipped with just a borrowed overhead projector and two construction lights purchased at Lowe's (Lowes) for $19.99." Thompson resumed the practice of law at Kansas City, Kansas in 1919 and moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1923, and practiced law in Kansas City and Tulsa. He moved to Washington, D.C., in 1927, where he continued the practice of law, and died there in 1928, aged 56. He was interred temporarily in Glenwood cemetery in Washington, DC; in May 1928 his remains were transferred to Mount Hope cemetery in Topeka, Kansas. thumb right Charles Chibitty (Image:Charles Chibitty.jpg) Charles Chibitty (w:Charles Chibitty), the last surviving member of the group of 17 who served in World War II as the Comanche (w:Comanche) "code talkers" (w:Code talker) died in a Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma (w:Oklahoma) nursing home July 20. He was 83. Specifically, Roberts is accused making of illegal donations to current Tulsa County Commissioner (w:County commission) Randi Miller, a Republican candidate, in her race for Tulsa mayor (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma). The university staff worried that "Roberts risked the non-profit status (w:Non-profit organization) of the university by insisting" students work as volunteers for Miller's mayoral campaign. In May 2006, after the IRS contacted ORU about its involvement Miller's campaign, Brooker said he told to "fall on the sword" while taking "full and total blame." This would have required covering up the directives made by Roberts. Days after the three professors brought this to the attention of the school, they were fired by Stephanie Cantese, Richard Robert's sister-in-law. Cantese also said Brooker's "son would not graduate from ORU." thumb left 180px w:Paul Harvey Paul Harvey (File:HarveyPaul.jpg) receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom (w:Presidential Medal of Freedom) in 2005 Harvey was born in Tulsa (w:Tulsa, Oklahoma), Oklahoma. His radio career started in 1933 at KVOO Tulsa, while he was in high school. His initial job was cleaning the station and later went to fill in on air for reading news and commercials. He was best known for his ''The Rest of the Story (w:The Rest of the Story)'' program.


Christchurch

in international films and art house productions. The Rialto also hosted the majority of the city's various film festivals and was home to the local film society. The Rialto was closed following the February 2011 earthquake. The Christchurch Arts Centre includes two art house cinemas, Cloisters and The Academy, screening a wide selection of contemporary, classic and foreign language films. The Canterbury Film Society is active in the city. Canterbury Film Society (from the official Canterbury Film Society website) Parks and nature Commons:Category:Christchurch WikiPedia:Christchurch Dmoz:Regional Oceania New Zealand Canterbury Christchurch


Oklahoma City

-Cola Center , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States Since he lived in Kingston, Oklahoma as a child, Upchurch was awarded the Key (Freedom of the City) to Oklahoma City in 2001 for his various contributions as a member of Puddle of Mudd. - deadCENTER Film Festival 2001 Oklahoma City Oklahoma Regional "Designed to inspire growth in the local film industry and energize visiting film professionals" deadcenterfilm.org Tilghman retired from his position in 1910 and was elected to the Oklahoma State Senate. He accepted the position of police chief of Oklahoma City in 1911. In 1915, he co-wrote, directed, and starred in the movie ''The Passing of the Oklahoma Outlaws'', which dramatized the law enforcement activities of Tilghman and the other "Guardsmen." The film is noted as an early attempt to de-glamorize the image of outlaws. In 1924, at the age of 70, Tilghman accepted a position as marshal of Cromwell, Oklahoma. During this time he lived in Chandler, Oklahoma, where he is buried. A city park in Chandler is named Tilghman Park in his honor. Also in January 2009, ''Tulsa World'' and Oklahoma City's daily newspaper, ''The Oklahoman'', announced a content-sharing agreement in which each paper would carry some content created by the other. The papers also said they would "focus on reducing some areas of duplication, such as sending reporters from both ''The Oklahoman'' and ''Tulsa World'' to cover routine news events." Joe Strupp, "Tulsa World, Oklahoman to Share Content," ''Editor & Publisher'', January 23, 2009. Early career Voorhis was born in Ottawa, Kansas, on April 6, 1901, to Charles Brown Voorhis, of Dutch descent, and Ella Ward (Smith) Voorhis. commons:Category:Oklahoma City


Salt Lake City

public attention when it was originally released as it was intended as a B film, but today has become somewhat of a cult classic. Set to an organ (organ (music)) score by Gene Moore, ''Carnival of Souls'' relies more on atmosphere than on special effects to create its mood of horror. The film has a large cult following and occasionally has screenings at local film and Halloween festivals. Small and large venues exist throughout downtown Boise, though the former consists


Austin, Texas

; In 2004, Pera and his wife moved to Austin, Texas, where he again started up the same home theater design business under the name "Get It Wired". As of March 2012, he has been in the field of custom home entertainment for over 24 years. Austin is also home to an active film community, and Radames now divides his attention between running his business and participating in the local film scene there. He occasionally screens episodes of ''Kung Fu'' to young filmmakers at the Austin Film Society (AFS) and has taught film production and appreciation to Travis High School students (under the auspices of AFS) hoping to inspire them to tackle bigger ideas with their projects. Andrew Jackson Hamilton died in Austin, Texas on April 11, 1875 of tuberculosis. He is buried at Oakwood Cemetery (Oakwood Cemetery (Austin, TX)). Post retirement & honors After his playing career had ended, Grote spent Then again on Sunday, calls to 9-1-1 (w:9-1-1) began to come in to Williamson County (w:Williamson County, Texas), Texas sheriff's office around 12:30 p.m. (Central time (w:Central Time Zone)) that burning debris and fireballs were seen falling from the sky onto parts of Austin (w:Austin, Texas), Houston (w:Houston, Texas), Waco (w:Waco, Texas) and San Antonio (w:San Antonio, Texas). By this time, I’m thinking that it might be good for a change. Bye to California, I’ll try Austin (w:Austin, Texas) for a while. So I moved, only to find out that this is a place with a highly inflated sense of self-importance and where damn little real engineering work is done. I’ve never experienced such a hard time finding work. The rates are 1 3 of what I was earning before the crash, because pay rates here are fixed by the three or four large companies in the area who are in collusion to drive down prices and wages… and this happens because the justice department (w:United States Department of Justice) is all on the take and doesn’t give a fuck about serving anyone or anything but themselves and their rich buddies.


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