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Zhongshan

; While working at Pacific Newspaper Group, Louie became a National Representative for the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada. Lü was born in 1898 in Zhongshan, Guangdong Province, but grew up in Shanghai when at the age of three his parents and him moved to Shanghai. There he developed the gaohu, composed and performed ''Guangdong yinyue'', and made recordings. In 1932, he moved to Hong Kong, where he lived until his


Northeast Ohio

made recordings for Cadence, Koch International and C.I.M.P. Records. It was during this time that he founded The Fat Tuesday Big Band in Northeast Ohio. He continued to tour including concerts in Los Angeles, Chicago and New York City. pages 494–495 isbn 1-84195-017-3 Though the band was not a huge commercial success, except in the Northeast Ohio area, the fame garnered by guitarist Joe Walsh has since made the group more notable. '''Cuyahoga


Yalta

of the Ukrainian Folk Dumas). It is known that Slastion corresponded with another well-known blind ''kobzar'', Tereshko Parkhomenko (1872–1910). In 1909 Slastion made recordings of the repertoire of ''kobzar'' Hovtan, including the ''duma'' "The Widow and Her Three Sons". * Livadiya (Лівадія or Ливадия), a suburb of Yalta, Crimea, Ukraine, where the Livadia Palace is situated. * Livadiya, Primorsky Krai, a suburb of Nakhodka, Russia, near Mount Livadia In March 2007 in Yalta he improved the record to 64.34 metres. He competed at the 2007 World Championships (2007 World Championships in Athletics - Men's discus throw), but finished last and did not reach the final. In 1909 Nicholas and his wife travelled to Italy, where they were captivated by Renaissance palaces shown to them by Victor Emmanuel III. Upon their return, they engaged Nikolay Krasnov, Yalta's most fashionable architect, responsible for the grand ducal residences in Koreiz, to prepare plans for a brand new imperial palace. The tsar's diary testifies that the design was much discussed in the imperial family; it was decided that all four facades of the palace should look different. Construction works lasted for seventeen months; the new palace was inaugurated on 11 September 1911. Grand Duchess Olga (Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia) celebrated her 16th birthday that November at Livadia. '''Alupka''' (


Fargo, North Dakota

with Waylon Jennings * 628 Minneapolis (Minneapolis, Minnesota) * 636 Brainerd (Brainerd, Minnesota), Minnesota-Fargo (Fargo, North Dakota), North Dakota Half of LATA 636 occupies eastern North Dakota, the other half takes up the northwest quarter of Minnesota. Privately made recordings of Nance's first concert date, at Fargo, North Dakota, on November 7, 1940 by Jack Towers and Dick Burris, are probably the most effective


Chechnya

Republic of Ichkeria and the Caucasus Emirate have sought independence from Russia. Tony Wood, ''Chechnya: the Case for Independence'', p. 61 The first recordings of Chechen music were made by an exiled member of the Decembrist society in the middle of the 19th century. Composer A.A.Davidenko visited villages of Chechnya in the 1920s and made recordings of a number of historical, ritual, love and dance tunes. Thirty arrangements of Chechen folk tunes were published, in one volume, in Moscow, 1926. Demographics The majority of Muslims in Russia adhere to the Sunni branch of Islam. About 5% are Shi'a Muslims. In a few areas, notably Dagestan and Chechnya, there is a tradition of Sunni Sufism, which is represented by Naqshbandi and Shadhili schools, whose spiritual master Shaykh Said Afandi al-Chirkawi receives hundreds of visitor daily. Biography of Shaykh Said Afandi al-Chirkawi ad-Daghestani The Azeris (Azerbaijani people) have also historically and still currently been nominally followers of Shi'a Islam, as their republic split off from the Soviet Union, significant number of Azeris immigrated to Russia in search of work. In 1992 the seriously ill poet returned to Warsaw. The fierce anticommunist journalism of ''Tygodnik Solidarność'' (1994, # 41) and supporting the statement of the editorial office of ''Arka (Arka (magazine))'' magazine about the decommunisation of the elites stoked the controversy among Herbert’s opposition friends. He praised the Cold War anti-communist spy Colonel Ryszard Kukliński in an open letter to then president Lech Wałęsa in 1994, and later also expressed support for the Chechen Dzjochar Dudajev. 'A Letter to President Dzhokar Dudayev'. In: ''Tygodnik Solidarność'', No. 2 (330), 13 January 1995. See External links. He also organized the financial aid for Chechnya. This wasn’t his only initiative. Earlier in an open letter to U.S. President George H. W. Bush he criticized the indifference towards the situation of Kurds. What is more, he supported the investigation of Liga Republikańska (Republican League) in the case of assassination of Stanisław Pyjas and advocated revealing the UB (Office of Security) files from 1956. In 1994 in the interview for ''Tygodnik Solidarność'' he criticized not only the Round Table Agreement (Polish Round Table Agreement) and the politics of the Third Polish Republic (III Rzeczpospolita), but also accused some prominent public figures, such as Czesław Miłosz and Adam Michnik as being personally responsible for the country's difficulties. 'Mr. Cogito's Duels: A Conversation with Anna Poppek and Andrzej Gelberg'. In: ''Tygodnik Solidarność'', No. 46 (321), 11 November 1994. See External links. These controversial opinions prompted counter-polemics that would continue even after Herbert’s death. This conflict has its roots in different judgments on the communist regime in Poland at the time of the People’s Republic of Poland. Britain and France are still bogged down in western Germany, while Confederate newspapers report that the Russians are driving on Warsaw. Partisan resistance is a large problem for both sides: Britain contends with Irish rebellion, Russia fights Jews, Finns, Chechens (Chechnya) and Azerbaijanis, while Austria-Hungary bleeds from (amongst others) Serb, Bosnian, and Romanian rebels, with people bombs killing several prominent military leaders. Since early 2000s, Kitovani has lived in Moscow from where he harshly criticized the Shevardnadze government on several occasions. In February 2002, he responded scandalously to the mysterious suicide of Nugzar Sajaia, Shevardnadze’s close ally and an influential Chairman of Georgia’s National Security Council (National Security Council of Georgia), making allegations that Sajaia was a homosexual and had ordered the 2001 murder of journalist Giorgi Sanaia. Irakly Areshidze, Nugzar Sajaia, Shevardnadze’s closest confidant, commits suicide. ''Central Asian-Caucasus Institute Analyst'', February 27, 2002. Later that year, Kitovani accused Shevardnadze of being behind the 2002 assassination of Kakhi Asatiani, a businessman and former soccer star. He also upheld Russia’s claims that some 700 Chechen (Chechnya) fighters had spent that winter in Georgia’s Pankisi Gorge. Sergei Blagov, Military issues block Russia-Georgia détente. ''Eurasianet'', January 6, 2003. He further claimed that Russian General Gennady Shpigun, abducted and killed in Chechnya in 1999 2000, was in fact held captive and put to death in Pankisi, with the body then taken to southern Chechnya. Georgia dismissed all these claims, however. Georgia Denies Kidnapped Russian General was Detained in Pankisi. ''Civil Georgia'', March 28, 2002. In 1994, outraged by what she called “genocide of the Chechen people”, Bonner resigned from Yeltsin's Human Rights Commission and was an outspoken opponent to Russian armed involvement in Chechnya and critical of the Kremlin for allegedly returning to KGB-style authoritarianism under Vladimir Putin. She was also critical of the international "quartet" two-state solution (Road map for peace) to the Israel-Palestinian conflict and has expressed fears about the rise of anti-semitism in Europe. "On Israel and The World", Address by Bonner at the Freedom Forum in Oslo. As with many other genres, Canadian television comedy also frequently plays with the topic of Canada's relationship with the United States (Canada-United States relations). Mercer turned another ''22 Minutes'' segment, ''Talking to Americans'', into a 2001 television special, which was a ratings smash. In ''Talking to Americans'', Mercer, in his ''22 Minutes'' guise as reporter "J.B. Dixon", visited American cities to ask people on the street for their opinion on a Canadian news story — the joke for Canadians was that the news story was always fabricated, and either inherently ridiculous (e.g. a border dispute between Quebec and Chechnya or an annual Toronto (Toronto, Ontario) polar bear hunt) or blatantly out of context (e.g. wishing Canadians a "Happy Stockwell Day".) ; commons:Category:Chechnya wikipedia:Chechnya


Ankara

member of the Iraqi Artists Society. On behalf of the Berlin Academy of Sciences, Humann later made recordings of the ancient archaeological sites of Angora (Ankara), in both the upper Euphrates as well as northern Syria. In 1882 he carried out excavations for the German Oriental Society in Sam'al (modern Zincirli). Later, in 1884 he became department director of the Royal Museum in Berlin responsible for all Prussian archaeological expeditions in the Near East, but he retained his residence in Smyrna (modern İzmir), in order to protect the interests of the royal museums in area. * Commons:Ankara Wikipedia:Ankara Dmoz:Regional Middle East Turkey Provinces Ankara


Seoul


Cincinnati

Popular in Black vaudeville (T. O. B. A.) in the American (United States) midwest in the late 1910s and 1920s, she appeared often in Chicago and Cincinnati, and made recordings for seven different record labels in 1923 and 1924: Victor (Victor Records), Vocalion (Vocalion Records), Columbia (Columbia Records), Gennett (Gennett Records), Brunswick (Brunswick Records), Ajax (Ajax Records), and Paramount Records. Her most frequent accompanist


Mexico City

(Predominantly Roman Catholic), traditional religion is still practiced also. '''José Alfredo Jiménez''' (January 19, 1926 in Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato – November 23, 1973 in Mexico City, Mexico) was a Mexican singer-songwriter in the ranchera style whose songs are considered an integral part of Mexico's musical heritage. In Mexico City, Moré made recordings for RCA Victor, with Perez Prado: ''Bonito y sabroso'', ''Mucho corazón'', ''Pachito el che'', ''La mucura


Bristol

name Kennedy195 Meanwhile he made recordings of Elgar's Second Symphony, Holst's ''The Planets'' and Vaughan Williams's ''Job, A Masque for Dancing''. At the end of the war Boult "found a changed attitude to the orchestra in the upper echelons of the BBC". Reith was no longer director general, and without his backing Boult had to fight hard to restore the orchestra to its pre-war glory. The orchestra primarily performed in Queen's Hall until the outbreak


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