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Ciudad Acuña

under control of the Instituto Mexicano de la Radio and plays Spanish-language programs and music. Music Acuña is referenced in a song called "Mexican Blackbird" on the ZZ Top album ''Fandango''. The song tells the story of a few men from Texas crossing the border to visit a mestizo hooker (or "putah", referring to the Spanish word "puta", meaning 'prostitute') in Acuña. "Blame It on Mexico" a song performed by George Strait, written by songwriter Darrell Staedtler, on the "Strait Country" album tells about a night in Acuña at Ma Crosby's (a historic restaurant in Acuña) in the beginning. Acuña is the setting for the Robert Earl Keen song, "A Border Tragedy." Cinema In the film, ''Rolling Thunder (Rolling Thunder (1977 film))'' (1977) the villains are known as the Acuña Boys. Outdoor scenes for the 1992 cult motion picture ''El Mariachi'' were shot here, as well as the bar scenes and street confrontation from the sequel, ''Desperado (Desperado (film))''. Actor Producer Carlos Gallardo (Carlos Gallardo (actor)) was born in Ciudad Acuña. Also ''Desperado'' and ''Single Action'' were filmed in Acuña at The Corona Club (cater-corner to Ma Crosby's) located on the main strip (La Hidalgo). In ''Kill Bill Vol. II'' the protagonist goes to see Bill's friend Estaban, who runs Acuña through the strength of his Acuña boys, the fatherless sons of the women he pimps. In another Tarantino (Quentin Tarantino) movie, ''Grindhouse (Grindhouse (film))'', Acuña Boys Mexican Food is featured on a bumper ad as well as a take out drink container in the first scenes of ''Death Proof''. The film ''Like Water for Chocolate (Like Water for Chocolate (film))'' was filmed on Lake Amistad in Acuña. The Film ''Love and a .45'' features a standoff between the film's primary protagonists and antagonist in Acuña after the three have crossed the U.S. Mexico border. Portions of the film ''No Country For Old Men (No Country For Old Men (film))'' are set in Acuña. Manufacturing Various foreign companies have opened factories, or "maquiladoras" in Acuña, given its fame for being %100 union-free. These include Irvin Automotive Products (automotive seat components), Bendix (brake and hydraulic parts), and Gentherm de Mexico (automotive seat heaters).Toter Incorporated (Waste receptacles, curbside roll-out carts) References *Link to tables of population data from Census of 2010 Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática External links Wikipedia:Ciudad Acuña Dmoz:Regional North_America Mexico States Coahuila Localities Ciudad_Acu%c3%b1a


East Kalimantan

Indonesia (Indonesian music) (i.e. in the music of the Toraja in South Sulawesi, in Flores, in East Kalimantan and in North Sulawesi), two-part harmonies are common, usually in intervals of thirds, fourths or fifths. Yampolsky, Philip. "Indonesia." ''Grove Music Online ed. L. Macy'' (accessed October 11, 2006). Online (Subscription required) Additionally, much Middle Eastern music

music of the Middle East is generally homophonic, although polyphony is also an important texture, while Chinese music is generally thought to be homophonic, since instruments typically provide accompaniment in parallel fourths and fifths and often double the voice in vocal music, heterophony also being common in China. Picken, Laurence. "Instrumental Polyphonic Folk Music in Asia Minor," ''Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association'', 80th Sess. (1953 - 1954), pp. 73-86. Mok, Robert T. "Heterophony in Chinese Folk Music," ''Journal of the International Folk Music Council'', Vol. 18. (1966), pp. 14-23. *Indonesia (Central Areas) **East (East Kalimantan) and South Kalimantan **Lesser Sunda Islands '''Sepinggan International Airport''' Commons:Category:East Kalimantan Dmoz:Regional Asia Indonesia Provinces East_Kalimantan Wikipedia:East Kalimantan


Léogâne

The boisterous Rara festivals take place during lent, Rara season is Léogâne’s most prideful and joyous event of the year. Rara Léogâne is the bastion of Rara, a rural festival that quickly emerge as the most popular cultural of Haitian heritage. The phenomenon of Rara is at once a season, a festival, a genre of music, a religious ritual, a form of dance, and sometimes a technique of political protest (Politics). Rara season starts along with Carnival (Haitian Carnival), and keeps going through Lent, culminating on Easter week. Local Rara societies form musical parading bands that walk for miles


Saint-Lambert, Quebec

;, in which she sings, ''Mes cousins jamais nés hantent les nuits de Duvalier'' ("My unborn cousins haunt Duvalier's nights"). Hanley Bemis, Alec. (December 1, 2004). "PKFHSPKFHS music music weddings-funerals 1149 Weddings & Funerals." ''LA Weekly. Retrieved October 19, 2007. Due to their proximity to Montreal's downtown core, some suburbs on the South Shore (South Shore (Montreal)) (Longueuil, Brossard, Saint-Lambert


Yekaterinburg

Pompilius , The legends of Russian Rock Music :: Music :: Culture & Arts :: Russia-InfoCentre Chaif, The legends of Russian Rock Music :: Music :: Culture & Arts :: Russia-InfoCentre and Agata Kristi,


Newport, Wales


Omsk

PLACE OF BIRTH Omsk, USSR DATE OF DEATH December 24, 2011 The Siberian rock scene began in the 1980s, with such songwriters as Egor Letov (Grazhdanskaya Oborona, The legends of Russian Rock Music :: Music :: Culture & Arts :: Russia-InfoCentre Omsk), Kalinov most, Alexander Bashlachev and Yanka Dyagileva. Their music varied from simple lo


Pori

universities nationwide. BYU offers degree programs in Music (Music theory), Music Education, Music Performance, Jazz Studies and many more. * Life Gallen-Kallela was born


Surakarta

Sathanmongkol or Phra Maha Uparaja or commonly called Wang Na (or Front Palace) in Thailand prior to 1886. *Kanjeng Gusti Pangeran Adipati Anom in Yogyakarta sultanate (Yogyakarta) and Surakarta, Indonesia. *Raja Muda or Tengku Mahkota in the Malay (Malay people) sultanates of Malaysia. With the arrival of the Dutch (Netherlands) colonizers, a number system called kepatihan (kepatihan notation) was developed to record the music. Music and dance at the time


Almería

madrasahs further extended their curriculum to history (Early Muslim sociology), politics, ethics (Islamic ethics), music (Islamic music), metaphysics, medicine (Islamic medicine), astronomy (Islamic astronomy) and chemistry (Alchemy and chemistry in Islam).


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