When a post office was established in , it was renamed Grass Valley the following year for unknown reasons, Grass Valley is the location of the Empire Mine and North Star Mine, two of the richest mines in California. They were attracted to the California gold fields because the skills needed for deep tin mining were needed for hardrock gold mining. Many of them specialized in pumping the water out of deep mining shafts.
This followed the fall in tin prices as large alluvial deposits began to be exploited elsewhere. Grass Valley still holds on to its Cornish heritage, with such as its annual Cornish Christmas.
Pasties are a favorite dish with a few restaurants in town specializing in recipes handed down from the original immigrant generation. A variety of igneous and metamorphic rock supports Grass Valley, granitic rock such as quartz diorite underlies the downtown core and extends south along Highway Metavolcanic rock and diabase underlie areas around the granitic zone, neighborhoods around Nevada County Golf Course and Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital are underlain by ultramafic rock which supports infertile soils of the Dubakella series.
Straight, dense ponderosa pine inhabitants the more fertile soils which include Musick series on granitic rock, Grass Valley has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate with warm to hot, dry summers and wet, cool, rainy winters. Summer is very dry, but thunderstorms may occur, the winter rains contribute to a heavy fuel-loading of brush and grass, which dry out during the summer, posing a wildfire hazard.
Over the course of a year, The population density was 2, Attore — An actor is a person who portrays a character in a performance. Simplistically speaking, the person denominated actor or actress is someone beautiful who plays important characters, the actor performs in the flesh in the traditional medium of the theatre, or in modern mediums such as film, radio, and television.
Interpretation occurs even when the actor is playing themselves, as in forms of experimental performance art, or, more commonly, to act, is to create. Formerly, in societies, only men could become actors. When used for the stage, women played the roles of prepubescent boys. The etymology is a derivation from actor with ess added.
However, when referring to more than one performer, of both sexes, actor is preferred as a term for male performers.
Actor is also used before the name of a performer as a gender-specific term. Within the profession, the re-adoption of the term dates to the —s. As Whoopi Goldberg put it in an interview with the paper, Im an actor — I can play anything. In , the Los Angeles Times stated that Actress remains the term used in major acting awards given to female recipients.
However, player remains in use in the theatre, often incorporated into the name of a group or company, such as the American Players. Also, actors in improvisational theatre may be referred to as players, prior to Thespis act, Grecian stories were only expressed in song, dance, and in third person narrative. In honor of Thespis, actors are commonly called Thespians, the exclusively male actors in the theatre of ancient Greece performed in three types of drama, tragedy, comedy, and the satyr play.
Western theatre developed and expanded considerably under the Romans, as the Western Roman Empire fell into decay through the 4th and 5th centuries, the seat of Roman power shifted to Constantinople and the Byzantine Empire. Records show that mime, pantomime, scenes or recitations from tragedies and comedies, dances, from the 5th century, Western Europe was plunged into a period of general disorder 3.
Stati Uniti d'America — Forty-eight of the fifty states and the federal district are contiguous and located in North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east, the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. It is one of the worlds most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, paleo-Indians migrated from Asia to the North American mainland at least 15, years ago.
European colonization began in the 16th century, the United States emerged from 13 British colonies along the East Coast. On July 4,, during the course of the American Revolutionary War, the war ended in with recognition of the independence of the United States by Great Britain, representing the first successful war of independence against a European power. The current constitution was adopted in , after the Articles of Confederation, the first ten amendments, collectively named the Bill of Rights, were ratified in and designed to guarantee many fundamental civil liberties.
During the second half of the 19th century, the American Civil War led to the end of slavery in the country. By the end of century, the United States extended into the Pacific Ocean. The end of the Cold War and the dissolution of the Soviet Union in left the United States as the sole superpower.
It ranks highly in several measures of performance, including average wage, human development, per capita GDP. In total, episodes were produced, plus two television movies which were made after the series was canceled and it aired in over countries, including Denmark, the United Kingdom, France, Canada and Bulgaria on BNT and later on NOVA television.
The series begins in the year and centers on a proper and wealthy female physician from Boston, Massachusetts, Michaela Quinn, after her fathers death, she sets out west to the small wild west town of Colorado Springs, to set up her own practice.
She makes the adjustment to life in Colorado with the aid of rugged outdoorsman and friend to the Cheyenne, Byron Sully. After Charlotte is bitten by a rattlesnake, she asks Michaela on her deathbed to look after her three children, Matthew, Colleen, and Brian. Mike settles in Colorado Springs and adapts to her new life as a mother, with the children, furthermore, she acts as a one-woman mission to convince the townspeople that a female doctor can successfully practice medicine.
Jane Seymour — Dr. Timothy Johnson Henry G. Sanders — Robert E. The pilot served more as a made-for-television movie — or mini-series suggestion — which could either be developed later into a series or remain as a stand-alone two-hour movie.
CBS ordered the show picked up immediately for the full season, the show made some imperative casting changes, however. Several pilot leads and a few of the supporting cast were replaced, Henry Sanders was recast as Robert E.
He also acquired the ability to speak English, allowing him to act as a liason alongside Sully. Veteran actress Jane Seymour, labeled a mini-series queen, was a last-minute casting choice for Michaela Quinn after reading the script only a day before production was set to begin on the pilot, the next day she began the wardrobe fittings for the series. There were various cast changes of minor characters during the series, the most controversial change took place during the shows third season when the character of Colleen Cooper was recast halfway through the year.
Unlike the other actors, who signed contracts with the show. She held out for an increase in her salary and refused to sign a contract unless offered a contract of less than five years, or an increase in salary.
Rumors circulated that Floress father gave her an ultimatum to end the contract unless they offered her more money, Flores has denied such rumors, saying that she left the series for personal reasons and to pursue other opportunities. Whatever the reasons, the actress was abruptly dismissed with little warning by CBS after the show declined to meet her requests, Beth Sullivan decided that she wanted the character to continue instead of being killed off or sent away 5.
Chad Allen — Chad Allen is an American actor. Beginning his career at the age of seven, Allen is a three-time Young Artist Award winner and he announced his retirement from acting in April Allen is of predominantly Italian origin, with a dose of German origin and he was raised within a strict Roman Catholic household and regards himself as being a deeply spiritual person because of his upbringing. John Bosco High School in Bellflower, California, the series final episode, The Last One, ends with the indication that all of its storylines occurred in Tommys imagination.
In , he appeared on Cutter to Houston, playing a kid who got hurt and had to be given mouth-to-mouth, I thought it was the greatest job I had ever gotten, he later stated. Allens next contract role was Matthew Cooper in Dr. Quinn, in , at age 21, Allen was outed as gay when the U. The photos were sold by someone who claimed to be a friend of the couple, Allen has since become an activist for the LGBT community in addition to his continuing acting and producing career.
Allen has been featured in The Advocate magazine multiple times and has appeared on three of its covers, starting with Third Man Out, Allen stars as Donald Strachey, a gay private detective in a monogamous relationship, in a series of television movies for the here. When Allen was cast as real-life Christian missionary Nate Saint in the docudrama End of the Spear some conservative Christians lashed out at producers for casting an openly gay man in the role, in , Allen starred in the film Save Me.
Developed and produced by Allen, the film was directed by Robert Cary, Save Me, a film exploring the ex-gay movement, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was later picked up for distribution by independent studio Fine Line Features. In a September interview with Out.
In October , AfterElton. In his acceptance speech he said he had met Glazer, his partner, in April , Allen announced in a video his retirement from acting, saying that he plans to become a clinical psychologist 6. Il destino nella culla — Switched at Birth is a American television film directed by Waris Hussein.
It is based on the story of Kimberly Mays and Arlena Twigg. Within days of Arlena Twiggs birth in Florida in late , blood tests reveals that she is not the biological daughter of Regina and Ernest Twigg. Arlena is ill throughout her life and dies at the age of nine, subsequently, her parents search for their biological daughter, who they find is being raised as Kimberly Mays by a man who believes that he is her father.
The Twiggs learned that Arlena had the blood type to be their biological daughter when she was nine years old. Bob Mays had agreed in to grant the Twiggs visitation rights to Kimberly, the Twiggs then sued for increased visitation or custody of Kimberly. A Wauchula circuit court ruled in that Kimberly would be allowed to cut off all contacts with her biological family, though Kimberly won the right to stay with Bob Mays, she later ran away and moved in with the Twiggs.
The series involves a starship named Enterprise and is set in the regions of the Milky Way galaxy. The first episode takes place in the year , years after the start of the mission described in the original series. It features a new cast and a new starship Enterprise, the fifth to bear the name within the franchises storyline and these are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission, to strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations. TNG premiered the week of September 28,, drawing 27 million viewers, in total, episodes were made, ending with the two-hour finale All Good Things.
The week of May 23,, the series was broadcast in first-run syndication with dates and times varying among individual television stations. The series formed the basis for the seventh through to the tenth of the Star Trek films, and is also the setting of novels, comic books. The series follows the adventures of a crew on board the starship USS Enterprise, the fifth Federation vessel to bear the name and registry.
The series is set about 70 years after the mission of the original Enterprise crew under the command of James T. Beverly Crusher, conn officer Lieutenant Geordi La Forge, and junior officer Lieutenant Worf, the death of Lieutenant Yar in the series first season prompts an internal shuffle of personnel, making Worf official chief of security.
Geordi La Forge is promoted to engineer at the beginning of season 2. The series begins with the crew of the Enterprise-D put on trial by a nefarious, the god-like entity threatens the extinction of mankind for being a race of savages, forcing them to solve a mystery at nearby Farpoint Station to prove their worthiness to be spared.
After successfully solving the mystery and avoiding disaster, the crew departs on its mission to explore strange new worlds. Subsequent stories focus on the discovery of new life and sociological and political relationships with alien cultures, several new species are introduced as recurring antagonists, including the Ferengi, the Cardassian, and the Borg 8.
Zuiker, the series ended on April 8,, after 10 seasons and episodes. In , BBC News published an article stating that CSI, Miami was the worlds most popular television series, the team is led by Lieutenant Horatio Caine, who, through his history as a bomb-disposal expert, has gained specialized knowledge in explosive forensics. Horatio believes that evil is and lives between the perpetrators of this evil and the people who try and come between that evil and the citizen.
There are so many different cultures here all colliding, all that gives Miami an edge. Kim Delaney joined the following the pilot episodes broadcast. The series is produced by creators Carol Mendelsohn, Anthony E. Jerry Bruckheimer also executive-produces the series, in , CSI executive producer Anthony Zuiker began casting for the then-unnamed Miami based spin-off.
First cast was Emily Procter, as Calleigh Duquesne, regarding her decision to leave The West Wing and join Miami, Procter stated that It was like choosing between a boyfriend that wants to be with you casually or a man that says I love you.