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Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(née MacLean Beaty; born April 24, 1934)[2] is an American film, television and theater actress, singer, dancer, activist and author. An Academy Award
Academy Award
winner, MacLaine received the 40th AFI Life Achievement Award
AFI Life Achievement Award
from the American Film Institute
American Film Institute
in 2012, and received the Kennedy Center Honors
Kennedy Center Honors
for her lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts in 2013. She is known for her New Age
New Age
beliefs, and has an interest in spirituality and reincarnation
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Richmond, Virginia
Richmond (/ˈrɪtʃmənd/ RICH-mənd) is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Virginia
in the United States. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area
Metropolitan Statistical Area
(MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. It was incorporated in 1742, and has been an independent city since 1871. As of the 2010 census, the population was 204,214;[6] in 2016, the population was estimated to be 223,170,[6] the fourth-most populous city in Virginia
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Autobiography
An autobiography (from the Greek, αὐτός-autos self + βίος-bios life + γράφειν-graphein to write) is a self-written account of the life of oneself . The word "autobiography" was first used deprecatingly by William Taylor in 1797 in the English periodical The Monthly Review, when he suggested the word as a hybrid, but condemned it as "pedantic". However, its next recorded use was in its present sense, by Robert Southey
Robert Southey
in 1809.[1] Despite only being named early in the nineteenth century, first-person autobiographical writing originates in antiquity
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Cinderella (Prokofiev)
Cinderella
Cinderella
(Russian: Золушка, Zolushka; French: Cendrillon) Op. 87, is a ballet composed by Sergei Prokofiev
Sergei Prokofiev
to a scenario by Nikolai Volkov. It is one of his most popular and melodious compositions, and has inspired a great many choreographers since its inception. The piece was composed between 1940 and 1944. Part way through writing it Prokofiev broke off to write his opera War and Peace. The premiere of Cinderella
Cinderella
was conducted by Yuri Fayer on November 21, 1945, at the Bolshoi Theatre, with choreography by Rostislav Zakharov[1] and Galina Ulanova in the title role
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Emmy Award
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award
Tony Award
(for theatre), and the Grammy Award (for music).[1] Because Emmys are given in various sectors of the American television industry, they are presented in different annual ceremonies held throughout the year. The two events that receive the most media coverage are the Primetime Emmy Awards and the Daytime Emmy Awards, which recognize outstanding work in American primetime and daytime entertainment programming, respectively. Other notable Emmy Award ceremonies are those honoring national sports programming, national news and documentary shows, national business and financial reporting, and technological and engineering achievements in television, including the Primetime Engineering Emmy Awards
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Norfolk, Virginia
Norfolk
Norfolk
(/ˈnɔːrfʊk/ NOR-fuuk, locally /ˈnɒfʊk/ NOF-uuk) is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia
Virginia
in the United States. At the 2010 census, the population was 242,803;[3] in 2015, the population was estimated to be 247,189[4] making it the second-most populous city in Virginia
Virginia
after neighboring Virginia
Virginia
Beach. Norfolk
Norfolk
is located at the core of the Hampton Roads
Hampton Roads
metropolitan area, named for the large natural harbor of the same name located at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. It is one of nine cities and seven counties that constitute the Hampton Roads
Hampton Roads
metro area, officially known as the Virginia
Virginia
Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
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Democratic Party (United States)
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (GOP). Tracing its heritage back to Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
and James Madison's Democratic-Republican Party, the modern-day Democratic Party was founded around 1828 by supporters of Andrew Jackson, making it the world's oldest political party.[16] The Democrats' dominant worldview was once social conservatism and economic liberalism while populism was its leading characteristic in the rural South. In 1912, Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
ran as a third-party candidate in the Progressive ("Bull Moose") Party, leading to a switch of political platforms between the Democratic and Republican Party and Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson
being elected as the first fiscally progressive Democrat. Since Franklin D. Roosevelt
Franklin D

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Paramount Pictures
Paramount Pictures
Paramount Pictures
Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom
Viacom
since 1994. Paramount is the fifth oldest surviving film studio in the world,[2] the second oldest in the United States, and the sole member of the "Big Six" film studios still located in the Los Angeles
Los Angeles
neighborhood of Hollywood
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Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple
Black[note 1] (April 23, 1928 – February 10, 2014) was an American actress, singer, dancer, businesswoman, and diplomat who was Hollywood's number one box-office draw as a child actress from 1935 to 1938. As an adult, she was named United States ambassador to Ghana
Ghana
and to Czechoslovakia, and also served as Chief of Protocol of the United States. Temple began her film career at the age of three in 1932. Two years later, she achieved international fame in Bright Eyes, a feature film designed specifically for her talents. She received a special Juvenile Academy Award in February 1935 for her outstanding contribution as a juvenile performer in motion pictures during 1934. Film hits such as Curly Top and Heidi followed year after year during the mid-to-late 1930s
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Hollywood
Hollywood
Hollywood
(/ˈhɒliwʊd/ HOL-ee-wuud) is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California. This densely populated neighborhood is notable as the home of the U.S
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Married And Maiden Names
When a person (traditionally the wife in many cultures) assumes the family name of his or her spouse, that name replaces the person's birth surname, which in the case of the wife is called the maiden name (birth name is also used as a gender-neutral or masculine substitute for maiden name), whereas a married name is a family name or surname adopted by a person upon marriage. In some jurisdictions, changing one's name requires a legal procedure. Nevertheless, in some jurisdictions anyone who either marries or divorces may change his or her name
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Romeo And Juliet (Prokofiev)
Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet
(Russian: Ромео и Джульетта), Op. 64, is a ballet by Sergei Prokofiev
Sergei Prokofiev
based on William Shakespeare's play Romeo
Romeo
and Juliet. Prokofiev reused music from the ballet in three suites for orchestra and a solo piano work.Contents1 Background and premiere 2 1940 Kirov production 3 Revivals and other productions 4 Score4.1 Instrumentation 4.2 Structure5 Orchestral suites extracted from Romeo
Romeo
and Juliet5.1 Suite No. 1 from Romeo
Romeo
and Juliet, Op. 64bis 5.2 Suite No. 2 from Romeo
Romeo
and Juliet, Op. 64ter 5.3 Suite No. 3 from Romeo
Romeo
and Juliet, Op. 1016 Ten Pieces for Piano, Op
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Baptist Beliefs
Baptists
Baptists
do not have a central governing authority, and Baptist beliefs are not completely consistent from one Baptist church to another. However, Baptists
Baptists
do hold some common beliefs among almost all Baptist churches
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American Film Institute
The American Film Institute
American Film Institute
(AFI) is an American film
American film
organization that educates filmmakers and honors the heritage of the motion picture arts in the United States. AFI is supported by private funding and public membership.Contents1 Leadership 2 History 3 List of programs in brief 4 AFI Conservatory4.1 Notable alumni5 AFI programs5.1 AFI Catalog of Feature Films 5.2 AFI Life Achievement Award 5.3 AFI Awards 5.4 AFI Maya Deren Award 5.5 AFI 100 Years... series 5.6 AFI film festivals5.6.1 AFI Fest 5.6.2 AFI Docs5.7 AFI Silver
AFI Silver
Theatre and Cultural Center 5.8 The AFI Directing Workshop for Women6 AFI Directors Series 7 In popular culture 8 2017 Sexual harassment allegations 9 See also 10 References 11 External linksLeadership[edit] The institute is composed of leaders from the film, entertainment, business and academic communities
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Twentieth Century-Fox
Twentieth Century Fox Film
Fox Film
Corporation, doing business as 20th Century Fox, is an American film studio currently owned by 21st Century Fox and Disney It is one of the "Big Six" major American film studios and is located in the Century City
Century City
area of Los Angeles, just west of Beverly Hills
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Academy Award
MoonlightBest Picture The Shape of WaterThe Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars,[1] are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the "Academy Award of Merit", which has become commonly known by its nickname "Oscar". The sculpture was created by George Stanley.[2] The awards, first presented in 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, are overseen by AMPAS.[3][4] The awards ceremony was first broadcast on radio in 1930 and televised for the first time in 1953. It is now seen live in more than 200 countries and can be streamed live online.[5] The Academy Awards ceremony is the oldest worldwide entertainment awards ceremony
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