Lester Horton

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  • Native American Dance: Lester Horton Technique

    Lester Horton Lester Iradell Horton was born January 23, 1906 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Iradell and Pollyanna Horton. As a child he was interested in Native American culture, which is also what sparked his interest in dance. He studied several Native American tribes including, the Iroquois, Red River Indians, Penobscot, and Ojibway. Horton also studied ballet for two years, and took classes at the Herron Art Institute in Indianapolis while working for the Indianapolis Little Theatre. Horton moved to Los Angeles, California in 1929 for work and remained there until his passing in 1953, which was perceived as odd considering that New York City was recognized as the center modern dance. Horton created his own dance company in 1932 called…

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  • Claustrophobia In The Secret Life Of Richard Lester

    thrusts its audience into the mass hysteria of 1964 with The Beatles reaching the pinnacle of their much desired fame, little by little isolating them away from their humbling roots in Liverpool. Director, Richard Lester, shoots the opening scene with rapid precision, immediately immersing the audience through the repeated screams and cries of the band’s devoted fans, and the four members themselves at their most desperate, where a potential stumble could leave them swarmed by the seemingly…

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  • Bp Oil Spill Case

    With turnover at the CEO level constantly changing viewpoints of where the company should go, lack of company culture being spread throughout rigs and locations, and a lack of safety procedures actually being carried out, BP was doomed. CEO Robert Horton, 1989 wanted to cut expenses by $750 million, he started by removing management levels and cut back on the people working at BP headquarters. Horton also changed the decision making process so that there were smaller teams that were meant to…

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  • Nation Identity Research Paper

    Patricia Cormack (2008)’s ‘True Stories’ of Canada: Tim Hortons and the Branding of National Identity has described the famous coffee chain brand Tim Horton’s successful approach of making itself an authentic icon of Canadian national identity. According to her theory, Canada’s identity was “in crisis” at that time: Canada has been always portrayed as analogous to the United States, a typical symbol of Canada is rarely observed and strong flows of various forms of American culture had…

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  • Tim Horton's Life And Accomplishments

    “From Stanley Cups to Coffee Cups”, this book is about Tim Horton, whose real name is Myles Gilbert “Tim” Horton. He was a famous Canadian hockey player who helped win 4 Stanley Cups. Horton was also most known for creating a coffee and doughnut shop called Tim Hortons, which is currently very popular with Canadians. His original name was named after his grandfathers, Myles and Gilbert, but his mother always would rather use the name “Tim”. Therefore, Tim was his informal name ever since birth.…

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  • How Did Lester Young Influence Jazz

    together to share in the common interests of listening to jazz. Many of the early most prominent jazz musicians, like Lester Young, were able to bring their own unique styles and improvisations to the development of jazz, to help mold it into what we hear today. Lester Young was an American jazz saxophonist who has made his mark in jazz culture by expressing his distinctive improvisations, compositions, and originality in every musical note he played which helped change the art form of jazz.…

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  • Essay On How The Grinch Stole Christmas

    people consider The Grinch to be too childish; it is one of the best Christmas movies. Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer, cartoonist, animator, book publisher, and artist. He died on September 21st, 1991. Throughout his life he had many accomplishments. Out of all of the things he was good at, he was best at authoring children’s books under the name of Dr. Seuss. Before his death, Dr. Seuss sold over 600 million copies of several of the most popular children’s books of all time and all…

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  • Summary: The Scottsboro Trial

    Additionally, in this trial, the implications of an elected versus appointed judge can be seen. Judge Horton did the right thing by overturning the conviction of Haywood Patterson, he did so at great risk. Horton, an elected judge, basically ended his career with this move. It is this situation that leads me to believe that judges should be appointed rather than elected. Not every judge, especially when put in a situation like this, would have the integrity to ignore the political…

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  • The Scottsboro Case: Injustice

    and said” it was all price’s idea to accuse the defendants “(Bellamy 30). Attorney General Thomas Knight gnawed at bates until she said”ILD had aid for her clothes and trip back to alabama”(Bellamy 30). So Thomas suggested she was nothing more than a paid witness for the defense. Thomas stated”she was lying during the first trial or she was lying now and her testimony could not be believed”(Bellamy 31). On April 29 1933 the jury decided haywood was guilty as charged. It took only a matter of 5…

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  • Peacekeeping Definition

    a peaceful operation, it still involves killing people, and a fully equipped team of men and women to do so. The founding father of all of this is Lester Bowles Pearson, also known as a Canadian scholar, soldier, Nobel Peace Prize holder, the father of universal health care, student loans, the pension plan, the Order of Canada, the Canadian flag, the United Nations, and Prime Minister (1963-1968). Lester B Pearson was born in Toronto, Ontario on April 23, 1897 to a conservative father who…

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