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  BAR (ESTABLISHMENT) : Encyclopedia Entry
A topless bar is a bar, where, as an attraction, personnel (usually female) are topless.
A cop bar is a bar known for being frequented by off-duty law enforcement agents.
In the UK bars are either areas that serve alcoholic drinks within establishments such as hotels, restaurants, universities, or are a particular type of establishment which serves alcoholic drinks such as wine bars, "style bars", private membership only bars.
www.bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/Bar_(establishment)   (1147 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: Entertainment Guide
The bar is in the hands of Billy Graham, who, with a wave of his hand over the regulars on their stools, jokes that this is indeed his flock.
The bar menu is simple and excellent (the roast potato soup one cold December day was the perfect dish), and the list of premium bourbons, scotches and cognacs is impressive.
And while the bar area is in one of the nicest spaces I know (a stretched-out V of a street-level room with windows everywhere), the place too often smells like some kind of cleanser.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/entertainment/new_features/barsclubs/pianobars.htm   (3275 words)

  
 List of fictional stores - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of fictional stores that have appeared in entertainment and other fictional media.
This list is limited to fictional companies which sell goods out of a brick-and-mortar establishment.
See also List of fictional companies, List of fictional bars and List of fictional restaurants.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_fictional_stores   (1097 words)

  
 Music 74 Listening Guides--Armstrong & Ellington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The chords of the first 8 bars (the D section) are new, they have a slightly sinister sound.
The back and forth between the bluesy brass and the smoother reeds (or, later, the piano) gives the piece a narrative feel, and in fact it was the centerpiece of a short film made in 1929.
Two subtle touches worth listening for are (1) the offbeat chords that Ellington plays in the space between the phrases of the melody (at about 0:07, 0:15, and 0:21) and Sonny Greer's choked cymbal crash at the end of the chorus (he uses the cymbal to good effect several more times in the piece).
www.duke.edu /~rzman/mus74/listening_guides_la_de.html   (6589 words)

  
 CVCO - Overbooked: Music & Fiction Stars Booklist
A list of books, many of which received at least one starred review (indicating a work of unusual merit) from the following review sources: Booklist (BL), Publisher's Weekly (PW), Kirkus, and Library Journal (LJ).
This debut novel from the 1995 winner of the Drue Heinz Award for Short Fiction focuses on a young man whose father abandons him at the age of 15 to pursue a life of rock-and-roll glory.
Told from the point of view of a young Alabama college graduate in the 1920's, this brilliant novel recounts the exploits of a legendary jazz composer and his band on a tour that becomes a heroic journey "equivalent to the seven league strides of heroes in rocking chair story times".
freenet.vcu.edu /education/literature/booklists/music.html   (2457 words)

  
 Keyword   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The listing on Jan. 24 is seen as an additional positive step by the president of the Southwest Association of Buffalo Soldiers in the organization’s attempt to save Building 66050.
To qualify for the Fictional 15, we insisted that members be both fictional (in the sense that we excluded mythological and folkloric...
The list turned over to Democratic Party lawyers on Thursday contained the names and addresses of the alleged felons, along with 45 people who Republicans say died before the Nov. 2 election but who were listed as having voted.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/keyword?k=LIST   (4993 words)

  
 Booklist: Tales of the Titanic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the library unless otherwise noted.
The list is part of the Titanic: The Search for Answers site which contains a treasure trove of information about the ship, her passengers, and the myths that surround the disaster.
This list of books about the Titanic was compiled by the Salty Seas Boating Bookshop and includes both fiction and non-fiction titles.
www.skokie.lib.il.us /s_read/rd_booklists/rd_lists/Titanic.html   (1362 words)

  
 Selected Program Notes for the Beat Screening List (Excerpts)
This screening list was prepared by Ray Carney for the show, "Beat Culture and the New America, 1950-1965" which was mounted at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York in November 1995 and subsequently toured to the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum in San Francisco.
The films and videos that have been selected for the screening list are an attempt to move beyond the cultural cliches and slogans, to look past the Central Casting costumes, props, and jargon that the mass media equated with Beatness, in order to do justice to its spirit.
Like Neal Cassady (as he is devastatingly revealed in his letters to Kerouac or some of Carolyn Cassady's stories), Jason has seen what a game of three-card monte most social interactions are, and takes that insight as his license for hypocritically manipulating the rules, rigging the game, and ripping off everyone in sight.
www.lib.berkeley.edu /MRC/Carney.html   (8230 words)

  
 Borders - List - Fiction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Blind Assassin is an ambitious and entertaining novel within a novel, half science fiction and half fictional memoir, which tells the tragically intertwined stories of sisters Laura and Iris.
Known mostly for his science fiction writing and dark humor, this collection of short works exhibits the greater range of his humor and creative thinking.
Fitch studies poetry to give her writing a more lyrical cadence: "Only the oleanders thrived, their delicate poisonous blooms, their dagger green leaves." If you enjoy how a phrase is written as well as a good storyline, this is a great choice.
www.bordersstores.com /features/list.jsp?list=br0405fiction2   (659 words)

  
 Internet Public Library: The IPL's Advanced Search and Site Search Help Page
The Roots Surname List (RSL) is a list of surnames with associated dates and locations that is intended to help genealogical researchers locate others interested in sharing and comparing data about the same families." This is a searchable front end to the RSL database.
This list was compiled using a rigorous methodology based on numerous best-of lists from both popular and expert sources.
Comprehensive list of library discussion lists, distribution lists and serials which are of interest to library professionals and staff.
ipl.org /div/searchresults/detail?words=List+...+Bahadur+Shah&coll=gen   (7331 words)

  
 Donklephant » Blog Archive » NCAA bars Indian nicknames, mascots
The list of schools affected by the NCAA’s decision ranges from the generic (braves, Indians, savages) to specific (Chippewas, Seminoles, Illini, Choctaws).
We can go down the list about all of the other instances, but Native Americans have been lobbying for these mascots to be changed for years.
Interestingly, the NCAA list that Callimachus has provided appears to include some references to American Indian/Alaska Native images and symbols, specifically Moccasins, Moundbuilders and Nanooks.
donklephant.com /2005/08/07/ncaa-bars-indian-nicknames-mascots   (3866 words)

  
 Forbes.com - Magazine Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
If fiction can be regarded as a culture's subconscious, then it's clear that we are a nation obsessed with the very rich.
But given the legion of publicity men and image handlers surrounding the typical real-life billionaires, understanding these fictitious characters is as close as most of us will come to grasping the minds of the very rich.
Once inserted golden tickets in chocolate bars, the holders of which were promised factory tours.
www.forbes.com /2002/09/13/400fictional_print.html   (1539 words)

  
 AskMen.com - American icons
Whether they like it or not, they are representatives of their nation to the rest of the world.
Not only must these people have benefited from massive media attention, they also need to have had a colossal influence in their field of expertise on the international scene.
Born July 21, 1899, Hemingway is considered the greatest American fiction writer of the 20th century.
www.askmen.com /toys/top_10_60/68_top_10_list.html   (792 words)

  
 Spacecraft -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The spacecraft is one of the primal elements in science fiction.
Some hard science fiction books focus on the technical details of the craft, while others treat the spacecraft as a given and delve little into its actual implementation.
So, barring a significantly better name, I think we should stick with it.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/136/spacecraft.html   (1310 words)

  
 Tarlton Law Library - LPOP's Mason & Assoc.
By the time the series takes place he had retired from the bar thanks to fortunate investments in the stock market and nut plantations, but he was still known as the lawyer who put more men behind bars than any other lawyer in the country — as a defense attorney.
The heart of the LPOP TV site is a comprehensive list of fictional lawyer programs; the list includes not only those shows which depict a legal practice like the iconic Perry Mason or the currently popular Boston Legal, but the less obvious, like the truly awful My Mother the Car, or the still-syndicated Rockford Files.
A chronological list quickly reveals the ebb and flow of lawyers' popularity on television.
tarlton.law.utexas.edu /archives/tv.html   (525 words)

  
 Desperate Housewives: Children Will Listen - TV.com
Susan is seen with a copy of "Dazzle", her mother enjoys "Dream", Gabrielle browses through "Trendy" and Bree finds a new edition of "Woman's Circle" in her mailbox.
Bree sneeks the lemon bars into the package when she's shipping and quickly closes the two side flaps of the cardboard box, leaving the end flaps out.
The police state that Mary Alice was the one who purchased the toy chest, however, in the list given to Mike, it is stated that Paul purchased the toy chest.
www.tv.com /desperate-housewives/children-will-listen/episode/404890/summary.html   (855 words)

  
 Regents' Testing Program
Following is a complete list of the essay topics approved for use on the Regents' Test.
Several communities have passed laws making it illegal for bars to promote the consumption of alcohol through sales specials such as happy hours, two-for-one hours, and ladies' night.
If you could be a fictional character who could walk off the page of a book, what character would you become and what would you do?
www.gsu.edu /~wwwrtp/topics.htm   (8905 words)

  
 The List: Vote for your Best Scottish Book of all time   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In the absence of any real plot, we find ourselves embroiled in the lives of the inhabitants of Greenvoe, a village on the fictional island of Hellya, constructing the greater truths of their lives from the minutiae of petty conflict and amity in their relationships.
This is all threatened with the arrival of Black Star, a secret military project which causes a boom economy in the village before the inevitable bust, and a descent into ochlocracy.
His poetry and prose, the latter of which perhaps never reached the heights of Greenvoe again, drew a bridge between Orkney, Norwegian territory until 1470, and the Scottish mainland, uniting two traditions in lyrical paeans to the beauty and cruelty of island life.
www.list.co.uk /bestbooks/b36.html   (308 words)

  
 Novel Resources ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This novella tracing a poor fisherman's discovery of a great pearl examines the topics of strife between Native and white people, wealth and poverty, the powerful and the dispossessed, and the individual and the community.
Be sure to check out the Score unit which includes virtual tours of New York city and a fictional journal activity.
This western novel, told from the perspective of a young boy, traces the involvement of a mysterious stranger in the conflict between a group of homesteaders and the ranch owner.
schools.sd68.bc.ca /bars/englishroom/novel9.htm   (516 words)

  
 Grobius Shortling's Mystery Web Pages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Many of the best serious mysteries have comic elements, and many comedies have true mystery situations, so this list is just a pointer to authors whose aim is primarily comic, and who are also genuinely funny.
Of course, Fleming falls into the 'fantasy' school of spy fiction, along with the authors of the Our Man Flint movies and Matt Helm (who was totally misplayed by Dean Martin -- the Donald Hamilton books deserved better than that).
A good science fiction writer does not normally have the mentality or skills for writing a good mystery, and vice versa.
www.mysterylist.com /newindex.htm   (4741 words)

  
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EFF also maintains eight mailing lists, both for specific civil liberties and activist activities, and for informing the public about its activities.
The primary mailing list has a subscriber base of about 7,500 individuals, and the Web page receives between 70,000 and 80,000 hits per day (a hit is an instance of individual access).
The online magazine publishes poetry, fiction, essays, fine art, and photography by teenagers and are targeted to an audience of teenagers.
www.eff.org /legal/cases/EFF_ACLU_v_DoJ/plaintiffs.list   (3131 words)

  
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Those were and are my heroes, not gay men who married when they didn't want to and ruined theirs and their families lives, or shacked up with other married men or male Mexican prostitutes.
I haven't told the list I was coming til now cuz the last 2 times I tried to do something with the JMDL it got cancelled at the last minute due to some problem or another, but these are my plans as of now: Arriving Wed.
If you worked up the courage to go to a bar that was reputed to be gay you could be pretty sure that it would be seedy and perhaps even dangerous.
www.smoe.org /lists/joni/v2006.n009   (6979 words)

  
 Metroblogging Los Angeles: Bars in LA. . .a weekly review.
We'll write a brief overview of each bar and then rate it on an overall scale, a scale we'll call "The Kiefer Scale." A scale we're still fine-tuning, but one that's been derived from LA's favorite drunken son, Kiefer Sutherland, a man who has managed drunken exploits that astound and entertain the entire country.
This Cypress Park dive bar is nestled between the 110 and the 5, lit mostly in red, it's normally just dark enough to feel cozy, but not so dark you have to squint to see who you're sitting next to.
The only time this bar was ever PACKED was when Midnight Ridazz ended their night here.
blogging.la /archives/2006/05/bars_in_la_a_weekly_review.phtml   (1216 words)

  
 Department of Journalism at New York University
The course involves lectures, discussion sections,an intensive reading list and a series of essays designed to expose students to the traditional and changing role of the journalist as democracy's watchdog against both the historic and current media backdrop.
There are the yuppies in their brownstones, the twentysomethings in their shared apartments and at the Fifth Avenue bars, the nation's largest lesbian community, the old-timers who resent the arrivistes.
The course focuses on combining the techniques of fiction with the rigor of journalistic travel reporting to produce stories that move beyond the constraints of the news and feature story: stories that engage, resonate with readers, provide insight - stories which "produce the emotion".
journalism.nyu.edu /currentstudents/courselisting/undergrad_fall06.html   (6641 words)

  
 AEJMC Archives -- October 1997, week 2 (#43)
But, when "live" or "real" nonfiction events are presented and the melodramatic interpretation (through voice-over and/or visuals) clearly doesn't jibe with what the viewer knows and sees, then the melodrama can indeed seem to be dishonest and condescending.
In regards to pre-edited packages, a handful worked very well, and they worked because they avoided false rivalries and allowed athletes to speak for themselves and interpret their own stories.
Creative graphics illustrated take-off velocity as the package embraced the complexity of hurdling's technical side, all the while celebrating Adkins' many talents with a tongue-and-cheek irony as jazz drum music filtered throughout the piece.
list.msu.edu /cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind9710b&L=aejmc&T=0&F=&S=&P=6350   (6852 words)

  
 Famous Book Lists
Literary fiction saw stellar titles by big names from the old guard—Peter Carey, Toni Morrison, Louise Erdrich and others—as well as standouts from newer stars like Jonathan Lethem, Chuck Palahniuk and Ken Kalfus, among others.
The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown (Doubleday) The bestselling fiction title of 2003 is also one of the most intriguing, an exciting thriller that deals with ideas in a way that speaks to millions of readers.
Swollen to bursting with essays on film, lists of essential gay bars, invented characters breaking into Compton-Burnett chitchat and much more, this book dazzles readers straight and gay with erudition, and possibly lists every important event that happened in gay Manhattan over a 40-year period.
www.angelfire.com /ct/bookgroup/famouslists.html   (6361 words)

  
 Consumer Altert: Avoiding Dangerous Foods   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
They will probably be subscribed to the mailing lists listed at the end of this third section.
Be sure to teach everyone working off-line to make their own list of contacts, to make copies of this three-part communication, and to give copies out to all their friends, relatives, associates, and connections.
By joining in, by taking action, by making your personal list, by becoming a Leader, and by forwarding, printing, and handing out this three-part communication, you will be completely in harmony with the original purpose of the Internet.
www.holisticmed.com /ge/steps.html   (5543 words)

  
 LFPL - Kids Pages - Book Lists - Declaration of Independence Booklist for Middle School Students
Each volume is well illustrated and provides a chronology, glossary, a list of further resources, websites, and historical places to visit.
A fictionalized biography of the eighteenth-century African woman who, as a child, was brought to New England to be a slave, and after publishing her first poem when a teenager, gained renown throughout the colonies as an important fl American poet.
Aissa, the teen-age fictional sister of Elizabeth Freeman, struggles against a system which declares that she is property and that she is to remain silent.
www.lfpl.org /kidspages/booklists/doi8.htm   (1010 words)

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