Chase S Calendar Of Events 2015

Author: Editors of Chase's Calendar of Events
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071835458
Size: 18,39 MB
Format: PDF
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12,500 entries. 196 countries. 365 days. Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe! If you're looking to tie a promotional event to a special month, travel to a music festival halfway around the world, blog about a historical milestone or do a celebrity birthday round-up on your radio show or Twitterfeed, Chase's Calendar of Events is the one resource that has it all. For broadcasters, journalists, event planners, public relations professionals, librarians, editors, writers or simply the curious, this is one reference you can't do without! Chase's Calendar of Events 2015 brings you: Major sporting events such as the FIFA Women's World Cup (June 6), the Pan American Games (July 10) and the 48th Transpacific Yacht Race (July 13). Milestones such as the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, 200th anniversary of Waterloo, 150th anniversary of Lincoln's assassination, 75th anniversary of Dunkirk and the Battle of Britain, 150th birth anniversary of poet W.B. Yeats and much more. New birthday entries for newsmakers like the new king of Spain, Felipe VI of Bourbon and Greece (Jan 30), or political activist Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (Nov 7); sports stars such as Meryl Davis (Jan 1) and Johnny Manziel (Dec 6); and entertainers Lupita Nyong'o (Mar 1), Chiwetel Ejiofor (July 10), Jamie Dornan (May 1), Dakota Johnson (Oct 4), Lorde (Nov 7) and Macklemore (June 19). New special days such as Take Your Poet to Work Day (July 15), National Black Women in Jazz and the Arts Day (Mar 1), National Biscotti Day (Sept 29), Runner's Selfie Day (June 23), No Selfies Day (Mar 16) and many more. New! Get exclusive access to the Chase's Calendar of Events companion website with: What's on Today? All the holidays, events, anniversaries, celebrity birthdays, and so on for the current day Advanced Search: customize your search--date ranges, location, key word, category, attendance--however you want! Unique Festivals of the World: a new, interactive map of the world--click on a country and discover its major festivals Tabbed pages for Major Awards, About the Holidays, Spotlight for 2015, Glossary of Calendar Terms and Special Months For information on the url and password of the companion website, please see details inside the book.

Johnny Depp

Author: Nick Johnstone
Editor: Carlton Books Limited
ISBN: 9781780972480
Size: 11,19 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Traces Johnny Depp's extraordinary journey from wild-child rebel to Hollywood mogul, examining his life and the roles he has played, from Willy Wonka and Edward Scissorhands to Captain Jack Sparrow and Barnabas Collins.

Johnny Depp Photo Album

Author: Christopher Heard
Editor: Plexus Pub
ISBN: 9780859654708
Size: 11,24 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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A photographic account of the career of the popular Hollywood figure traces his early performances in such cult films as "Edward Scissorhands" and "Benny and Joon" to his current work in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" trilogy and the Oscar-nominated "Sweeney Todd."

Don T Point That Thing At Me

Author: Kyril Bonfiglioli
Editor: The Overlook Press
ISBN: 1468307878
Size: 18,80 MB
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The deliciously nasty, highly entertaining, comic masterpiece of a thriller—a cult favorite of Stephen Fry and Julian Barnes. A cult classic in the UK since its first publication there in the 1970s, Don't Point that Thing at Me is the hilarious and dark humored crime thriller featuring the Honorable Charlie Mortdecai: degenerate aristocrat, amoral art dealer, seasoned epicurean, unwilling assassin, and general knave-about-Piccadilly. With his thuggish manservant Jock, Mortdecai endures all manner of nastiness involving secret police, angry foreign governments, stolen paintings, and dead clients, all just to make a dishonest living—while decked out in the most stylish garb and drinking the most bizarre alcoholic cocktails. Don’t miss the brilliant mixture of comedy, crime, and suspense.

Hot Guys And Baby Animals

Author: Audrey Khuner
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449407900
Size: 11,56 MB
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Published to benefit the SPCA, a lighthearted treasury by the creators of the Hot Guys and Baby Animals Wall Calendar features photographs of attractive, often shirtless male models with adorable baby animals and is complemented by tongue-in-cheek captions about their likes and dislikes.

Understanding Movies

Author: Louis Giannetti
Editor:
ISBN: 9780134492087
Size: 17,14 MB
Format: PDF
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For courses in Introduction to Film An engaging, accessible introduction to film Understanding Movies provides valuable insight into the language of film and how meaning is conveyed to audiences. Author Louis Giannetti engages students in the fascinating language systems and techniques of film and helps further their appreciation and understanding of why and how movie watchers respond as they do to different films. Building upon the visually engaging and accessible presentation of previous editions, the Fourteenth Edition adds updated photos, new content on the latest cinematic trends, and coverage of recent films to provide students a new way of looking at films that are familiar to them. Understanding Movies, Fourteenth Edition is also available via Revel(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

The Total Film Maker

Author: Jerry Lewis
Editor: Nmd Books
ISBN: 9781936828579
Size: 20,81 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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A star director explains every phase of fundamental film technique - from Production and Direction to Distribution. Manuscript culled from 480 hours of Jerry Lewis lectures at the University of Southern California. Includes chapters on every aspect of filmmaking, from setting up a deal with a studio to distribution and invaluable advice on working with [and selecting] actors, cast and crew. Though originally written in 1971, the book still resonates with wisdom and verve in Lewis's inimitable style and honesty. New collectors edition updated to include all the original text of the previously published editions. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: About the Author JERRY LEWIS has acted or directed or written or produced-and sometimes all of them at once-in more than forty films. Twice he has been voted the Best Foreign Director of the Year by the French film critics. His innovations, such as the remarkable set pictured on the back of this book, have been landmarks in the film industry. He was born in Newark, New Jersey, in 1926 and has been involved in the entertainment industry for more than a quarter of a century-on the stage, in nightclubs, on television and in motion pictures. Mr. Lewis passed on in August 2017 but his memory lives on.

I California

Author: Stacey Grenrock Woods
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 141654643X
Size: 18,37 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Hilarious. Smart. Bitter. Sweet. Self-deprecating. Stacey Grenrock Woods. Experience with her the stirring joys of receiving a Peter Frampton poster for Hanukkah, sitting for a head-shot photo session as a child actress, waitressing Pan-Asian fusion cuisine, having musicians for boyfriends, humiliating people on The Daily Show, and waiting for prescription drugs. Oh, the waiting. From the idyllic sprout-and-yogurt San Fernando seventies; to the idyllic painter's-cap-and-bandanna eighties; to the idyllic, heroin-clouded Viper Room nineties; to the idyllic Botox-infused present, Stacey Grenrock Woods has experienced a prototypically Southern California life on the margins of fame, which is roughly the equivalent of a prototypical American life, isn't it?

M Train

Author: Patti Smith
Editor: Vintage
ISBN: 1101875119
Size: 14,34 MB
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National Best Seller From the National Book Award–winning author of Just Kids: an unforgettable odyssey of a legendary artist, told through the prism of the cafés and haunts she has worked in around the world. It is a book Patti Smith has described as “a roadmap to my life.” M Train begins in the tiny Greenwich Village café where Smith goes every morning for black coffee, ruminates on the world as it is and the world as it was, and writes in her notebook. Through prose that shifts fluidly between dreams and reality, past and present, and across a landscape of creative aspirations and inspirations, we travel to Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul in Mexico; to a meeting of an Arctic explorer’s society in Berlin; to a ramshackle seaside bungalow in New York’s Far Rockaway that Smith acquires just before Hurricane Sandy hits; and to the graves of Genet, Plath, Rimbaud, and Mishima. Woven throughout are reflections on the writer’s craft and on artistic creation. Here, too, are singular memories of Smith’s life in Michigan and the irremediable loss of her husband, Fred Sonic Smith. Braiding despair with hope and consolation, illustrated with her signature Polaroids, M Train is a meditation on travel, detective shows, literature, and coffee. It is a powerful, deeply moving book by one of the most remarkable multiplatform artists at work today. From the Hardcover edition.

Life From Scratch

Author: Sasha Martin
Editor: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426213751
Size: 14,23 MB
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Witty, warm, and poignant, food blogger Sasha Martin's memoir about cooking her way to happiness and self-acceptance is a culinary journey like no other. Over the course of 195 weeks, food writer and blogger Sasha Martin set out to cook—and eat—a meal from every country in the world. As cooking unlocked the memories of her rough-and-tumble childhood and the loss and heartbreak that came with it, Martin became more determined than ever to find peace and elevate her life through the prism of food and world cultures. From the tiny, makeshift kitchen of her eccentric, creative mother, to a string of foster homes, to the house from which she launched her own cooking adventure, Martin's heartfelt, brutally honest memoir reveals the power of cooking to bond, to empower, and to heal—and celebrates the simple truth that happiness is created from within. "This beautifully written book is both poignant and uplifting. Not to mention delicious. It's an amazing family tale that reminds me of The Glass Castle, but with more food. And not just any food: We're talking cinnamon raisin pizza." —A.J. Jacobs, author of The Year of Living Biblically "Life From Scratch is an unconventional love story. This beautiful book begins with the quest of cooking a meal from every country—a noble feat of it's own!—but then turns it into something far beyond a kitchen adventure. Be prepared to be changed as you experience Sasha's journey for yourself." —Chris Guillebeau, author of The Happiness Pursuit From the Hardcover edition.