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The Notion Collective, Station Identification

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Station Identification is an interactive exploration of the Twin Cities’ radio landscape, which will be broadcasting (and receiving) live radio feed from the Foshay Tower observation deck. WNYC, KNOW, KCRW, KUT, KEXP, WHYY, WWOZ, WBEZ, WOLX, WORT — these are letters that may mean nothing or everything to you depending on where you’ve lived and what you’ve listened to. As radio call signs, they can be as much a part of a city’s landscape as lakes, rivers, skyways, and freeways are.

Station Identification explores this relationship by transforming the Foshay Tower’s observation deck into a radio compass. Each radio’s placement corresponds to the direction that station is broadcasting from, providing audience members a connection between what is playing and where it is sourced. Walking through the space — an open-air deck encircling the tower’s peak — is like scanning the radio dial with your feet.

Additionally, Station Identification welcomes participants to respond to their experience using a temporary Internet radio station located on the deck. Accessible at: n.otion.co/si, we are broadcasting live throughout the night, both participants and remote listeners can tune in to this radio programming inspired by and made, in part, for its very own location.

Presented by Northern Lights.mn with support from W Minneapolis—The Foshay
Photograph Patrick Kelley, courtesy Northern Lights.mn

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Phillips, Craig and Dean
Event on 2017-09-09 19:00:00

at Omni Dallas Hotel
555 S Lamar St
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Hôtel Casablanca Le Lido Thalasso & SPA
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Hôtel Casablanca Le Lido Thalasso & SPA (Ex Riad Salam ), Boulevard de la Corniche, Dar-el-Beida, Morocco

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Horse Hitching posts in the Garden District . Tie up your horse here.
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Horse hitching posts in the Garden dIstrict of New Orleans.

Some geography of New Orleans. The location and geography of New Orleans is unique in America. Most of the city is well below sea level, except for the French Quarter which was built on a natural levee of the river in the 1700s. As the city has expanded special levees, pumps and flood gates have been erected around the city. When Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005 the storm itself did damage to New Orleans but the major devastation came from the levees failing and water flooding at least 80% of the city area. It is useful to remember that 50% of New Orleans city is water and not land! Its location on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, near the delta bayous and swamps was the raison d’être for the city. It was to control all navigation and commercial activity on the river and to provide a safe harbour as close as possible to the Gulf of Mexico. Because of its strategic location it has always been the prize for invaders during wars. The city has a tropical climate and the regions north of the city along the banks of the Mississippi were and are major sugar plantation areas, not cotton plantation areas. You have to travel upstate in Louisiana to find the cotton growing areas. This tropical climate along one of the world’s major water courses meant until recently that the area was plagued with Yellow Fever, malaria and other deadly illnesses. To the north and east of the city is Lake Pontchartrain, a huge body of water; in fact the city is bordered by water on three sides. By road the mouth of the Mississippi is over 100 miles away but this is because the river follows a circuitous route to the mouth of its delta. The city metropolitan area has a population of 1.1 million, exactly the same as the population of Adelaide. Although the population fell after Hurricane Katrina the population is now 90% of what is was before the hurricane. There is little evidence of flood damage in the areas that we will see as tourists. The French Quarter was not flooded because the founding French settlers sensibly chose a high site for their city.

Some early history of New Orleans. The city was founded in 1718 by the French Mississippi Company, a major trader in furs bought from the Indians up river. They got the local Indians, the Chitimacha to cede land to them. The Company named the city after the Duke of Orleans who was the Regent of France at that time. After the French Wars between the Indians, British, French and Spanish in America from 1756-63 the French ceded New Orleans to the Spanish. The Spanish held New Orleans from 1763 to 1801 when Napoleon defeated the Spanish and New Orleans and its territories to the west were returned to France. As Napoleon needed more funds to continue his Napoleonic Wars with Britain and others he soon (in 1803) sold New Orleans and all territories west of the Mississippi to President Jefferson for the small sum of million. West Florida, New Orleans and the west comprised over 800,000 square miles! The Louisiana Purchase covered – Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nth & Sth Dakota, Oklahoma & parts of Texas and Wyoming.

When the French settled New Orleans they built a trading port city of wooden buildings on the high ground along the banks of the Mississippi. The streets were named after the royal houses of France and Catholic saints, hence Bourbon Street after the Dukes of Bourbon, not the whisky. Local pine was the timber used for building the houses, often on brick pylons to raise the houses above any possible flood threat. The compact town was destroyed by two major fires during the Spanish ownership of Louisiana in 1788 and again in 1794. The city was rebuilt in brick, with wrought iron balconies in the Spanish style usually with central courtyards. So most of what we see today in the French Quarter or Vieux Carré is actually of Spanish design and from the era of Spanish building in the late 1790s. So the French Quarter is really the Spanish Quarter and the Spanish buildings include the three major public buildings of this era- the Cathedral of St. Louis, and the adjoining Cabildo and Presbytere. The first St. Louis Cathedral was built in 1781; the second in 1725; and the third in 1789. That third structure in Spanish style was almost totally rebuilt in 1850 in the style of the previous cathedral.

The Strategic Importance of New Orleans. Not long after the Americans bought New Orleans a major war broke out between England and her former American colonies. War raged from 1812-14 when the British, amongst other achievements, sailed up the Potomac River in Washington and burnt down the White House and attacked the national capital. As the port that controlled the Mississippi and the river system that went up to the British colonies in Canada the British wanted to retake New Orleans. A young American officer, Andrew Jackson (later President Andrew Jackson) led the American forces in a battle with the British. The battle of New Orleans (remember the hit song about it in 1959?) took place in January 1815. It was the final battle of the War of 1812 and despite bad odds Andrew Jackson and the Americans prevailed and won the battle. Hence the main square in New Orleans is Jackson Square with a fine statue of the later President on horseback is in the centre of the square. And again during the Civil War both the Confederates and Unionists wanted to control New Orleans. During the Antebellum period New Orleans had been a major port for the slave trade and the major slave auction centre of the American South. Louisiana declared their secession from the Union in January 1861 and the Confederates bolstered their occupation of the area. It was the link to the South’s cotton plantations up the Mississippi River Valley and its link across the Mississippi to the wealthy states of Texas, Arkansas and some secessionist counties of Missouri. The first shots were fired at Fort Sumter in April 1861. New Orleans was blockaded by the North in May 1861 showing what an important prize the city was to the Union. After two short battles in April 1862 the Union forces occupied New Orleans and split the Confederacy into two parts as it then controlled the Mississippi River too.

The Creole Culture of New Orleans. Creole culture in Louisiana is still strong. Creoles are primarily the people descended from the early French and Spanish settlers mixed with later German immigrants and African slaves. Creoles were originally white Europeans but the term later included mixed race people. When the Haitian Revolution led by slaves erupted in 1804 many French residents fled from Haiti to New Orleans with their African slaves. They reinforced the French culture of New Orleans and established their three tiered society of white Creoles, mixed race Creoles and black slaves. The mixed race Creoles were mainly fee black people and added to the free black population of New Orleans. French speakers dominated in New Orleans until 1830. But as late as 1900, 25% of residents spoke French and 75% could understand it. (250,000 Louisianans still speak French at home today.) Half the schools in New Orleans taught in French until the Civil War. In 1862 the Union occupier of the city General Butler abolished French instruction and enforced English teaching. The War made New Orleans an American city. But the Creoles did not disappear. They continued to dominate society for some time. The Creole planters along the Mississippi lived on their plantations during the hot malaria filled summers but moved to their French Quarter town houses for the cool winters. (It was the reverse in Charleston where the planters lived in Charleston in the hot summers and spent winters on their plantations.) The New Orleans winter was the time for balls and parties and the celebrations around Lent and the Mardi Gras activities, which still persist as a reminder of the French heritage of the city. The white French Creoles also often took black slave women as mistresses but unlike the white Americans they tended to give freedom to the children born from these unions. Thus New Orleans ended up with the largest number of free blacks of any Southern city in the Antebellum days. Mixed race Creoles had their own society balls and functions. Many had property and were quite wealthy in their own rights because of grants from their white Creole fathers. But their access to political and legal rights disappeared during the Jim Crow era as white Americans applied their white-black caste system on all parts of America including Louisiana. Free persons of colour were discriminated against by the Jim Crow regulations and segregation in New Orleans too. Change came with of the Civil Rights era.

Image taken from page 399 of ‘Under the African Sun: a description of native races in Uganda, sporting adventures, and other experiences … With 134 illustrations from photographs by the author and two coloured plates’
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Title: "Under the African Sun: a description of native races in Uganda, sporting adventures, and other experiences … With 134 illustrations from photographs by the author and two coloured plates"
Author: ANSORGE, William John.
Shelfmark: "British Library HMNTS 10094.f.7."
Page: 399
Place of Publishing: London
Date of Publishing: 1899
Publisher: William Heinemann
Issuance: monographic
Identifier: 000092900

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Find this item in the British Library catalogue, ‘Explore’.
Open the page in the British Library’s itemViewer (page image 399)
Download the PDF for this book Image found on book scan 399 (NB not a pagenumber)Download the OCR-derived text for this volume: (plain text) or (json)

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Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony – CSM Bronson – United States Army Africa – 090807
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United States Army Africa
Assumption of Responsibility Ceremony

Command Sergeant Major Gary J. Bronson
7 August 2009

Hoekstra Field, Caserma Ederle, Vicenza, Italy

Cleared for public release. The images are generally considered in the public domain. Request that credit be given to the U.S. Army and individual photographer.

To learn more about U.S. Army Africa visit our official website at www.usaraf.army.mil

Official Twitter Feed: www.twitter.com/usarmyafrica

Official YouTube video channel: www.youtube.com/usarmyafrica

U.S. Army photos by Edward N. Johnson, U.S. Army Africa, PAO

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Moxley Manor Haunted House
Event on 2017-09-29 19:30:00
Moxley Manor Haunted House, voted one of the scariest haunted houses in Texas, will provide a pulse pumping, heart pounding, terrifying haunted house experience. Our location features 2 haunted houses, Moxley Manor Haunted House & the all new Big Top Terror Haunted House. We are centrally located between Dallas & Ft. Worth, just minutes away from DFW Airport. General Admission – .00 Fast Pass Admission – .00

at Moxley Manor Haunted House
510 Harwood Road
Bedford, United States

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Video Association of Dallas Memberships
Event on 2017-12-31 23:45:00

at Video Association of Dallas
4329 Belmont Ave
Dallas, United States

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Agadirian chic
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February 2012
the writing on the hill means: God, King, Fatherland

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COLORS & MUSIC
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Daily News
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There are many different advantages associated with emergency weather radios. Regardless of where you live, or the emergency conditions that you may be subjected to, weather radios have the capability of providing you with the detailed information that you need in order to preparing for situations that could potentially endanger the health and safety of yourself, as well as your loved ones. Many individuals that have experienced severe weather conditions in their area such as tornadoes and hurricanes have successfully made it through such dangers by adhering to the alerts issued on emergency weather radios. Throughout this guide, you will learn important details pertaining to weather radios.

An emergency weather radio uses the nationwide network of a variety of radio based stations known as “NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards” or “NWR”. When you incorporate a weather radio into your home, the broadcasts that you receive will come from an office that is in near proximity to your area. The office is a branch from the National Weather Service. This service offers warnings, various types of watches, an assortment of forecasts, and other types of information that directly pertain to potential hazards that could directly impact yourself and your loved ones. This information is offered twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. Many individuals enjoy the benefit of receiving detailed weather information at any time of the day.

Many individuals believe that emergency weather radios only offer information pertaining to weather hazards. This is the number one reason why many fail to purchase weather radios. These individuals typically live in an area where the weather is fair and they believe that if an emergency arises they will be able to acquire the information that they need through other means such as a television news broadcasts or a standard radio. However, weather radios provide in depth information around the clock on more than just weather emergencies. They also provide information on natural disasters, chemical related emergencies, and other types of public emergencies.

There are many different types of emergency weather radios available on the market today. In order to choose one, you must consider your lifestyle, your budget, and your overall needs as they pertain to protecting yourself and your loved ones. If you travel a lot, for example, you may benefit from weather radios that are portable in nature. If you live in areas that are known to experience severe weather such as Florida, you may benefit from a radio that has a large number of functions and alert features. If you are on a limited budget, you will likely benefit from radios that simply turn on and off and run broadcasts accordingly. There are many different models and features in emergency radios that will benefit you in numerous ways. Taking the steps to prepare for an emergency situation is essential to surviving such a situation. By evaluating and choosing among the many emergency weather radios on the market today, you will increase your chance of survival.

At Shortwave Radio Gear we take pride in offering a versatile selection of top-quality shortwave,emergency powered, emergency weather radios, and two-way radios for every level of listener from the first timer to the seasoned radio enthusiast.

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