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The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music is a musical. It was based on a 1956 German movie, Die Trapp-Familie and The Story of the Trapp Family Singers by Maria von Trapp. The book was written by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. The lyrics were written by Oscar Hamme ...

                                               

South Pacific (musical)

South Pacific is a musical. It is based on two short stories from James A. Micheners 1947 book, Tales of the South Pacific. The musicals book was written by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan. The lyrics were written by Hammerstein. The music ...

                                               

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark is a musical. Julie Taymor wrote the book. U2s Bono and The Edge wrote the lyrics and music. The musical is based on a comic book character created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, as well as the 2002 movie about the cha ...

                                               

La Sylphide

La Sylphide is a romantic ballet. It was created for Marie Taglioni by her father Filippo Taglioni to showcase her talents. The ballet was first performed in the Salle Le Peletier in Paris on March 12, 1832. The ballet was a great success. Taglio ...

                                               

Tap dance

Tap dancing is a type of dance. Its main feature is the sound made by tap shoes hitting the floor. Tap dancers wear special shoes with metal pieces on the bottom. There is one metal piece at the toe, and another at the heel. There are two main ty ...

                                               

Thespis

Thespis, or The Gods Grown Old is an operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan. It is the first of their fourteen operettas. It was commissioned in 1871 by John Hollingshead, manager and owner of the Gaiety Theatre in the Strand. It was not well rehearsed ...

                                               

Thoroughly Modern Millie (musical)

Thoroughly Modern Millie is a 2002 musical, with lyrics by Dick Scanlan and music by Jeanine Tesori. It is based on the 1967 movie of the same name. It is about a girl from Kansas, Millie Dillmount, who comes to New York City in the 1920s to marr ...

                                               

Tragedy

In theatre, a tragedy as defined by Aristotle is a play that ends badly for the hero or heroine or others. A tragedy is usually about a person who has many good qualities, but also has one poor quality that causes trouble for him, and maybe his f ...

                                               

Trial by Jury

Trial by Jury is one-act operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan. It is the second of their fourteen collaborations and their earliest work still performed today. It opened at the Royalty Theatre in London on 25 March 1875 with Jacques Offenbachs La Per ...

                                               

Wicked

Wicked is a Broadway musical. It is loosely based on characters and concepts created by L. Frank Baum in his childrens series of Wizard of Oz books, the 1939 MGM movie, The Wizard of Oz, and the 1995 novel, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicke ...

                                               

Yeah Yeahs

Yeah Yeahs is an indie rock band from New York City. They are two boys, Nick Zinner and Brian Chase, and one girl, Karen O. Karen O is the singer. They started in the world of music in 2000. In 2009 a second guitarist, David Pajo, joined the band ...

                                               

Bert

Even though Bert is a grumpy, he is still sometimes happy. Hes yellow with a single eyebrow called a unibrow, and had a vertical striped shirt compared to Ernies which is horizontal. He looks like a banana.

                                               

Ernie

Ernie is an orange Muppet on the television program Sesame Street. Ernie was created and voiced by Jim Henson. Steve Whitmire has voiced Ernie since love. He is Berts best friend. They live together. Ernie is the more active and funny kind of guy ...

                                               

Fozzie Bear

Fozzie Bear is a character from The Muppet Show. He is a brownish-orange colored bear. He wears a hat, and a pink and white tie. Fozzie is a comedian, so his job is to tell jokes. He is famous for not telling very good jokes. He is often heckled ...

                                               

Jim Henson

James Maury "Jim" Henson was an American artist, animator, puppeteer, and television. He was best known for his work with the Muppets, which he helped to create. Hensons best known puppet is Kermit the Frog. As a puppeteer, Henson performed in va ...

                                               

Statler and Waldorf

Statler and Waldorf are a pair of Muppet characters. They are two grumpy old men who fight and laugh at mean things on their balcony. They both appeared in all The Muppet Show episodes except for one in which Statler did not appeared because he w ...

                                               

Puppeteer

A puppeteer is a person who makes an inanimate object that might be shaped like a human, animal, legendary creature, or another object to create the illusion that the puppet is "alive". The puppeteer may be visible to or hidden from the audience. ...

                                               

Dr. Luigi

Dr. Luigi a puzzle video game for the Wii U console. It was developed by Nintendo and Arika. It was released in North America on December 31, 2013, and in Europe on January 15, 2014.

                                               

Dr. Mario 64

Dr. Mario 64 is a puzzle video game made by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64 video game console. It was released on April 8, 2001. It was the last Mario game released for the Nintendo 64. It is an updated version of Dr. Mario, which was released for ...

                                               

Hotel Mario

Hotel Mario is a puzzle game developed by Fantasy Factory and published by Philips Interactive Media and Nintendo for the CD-i in 1994. The primary character of the game is Mario, who must find Princess Toadstool by going through seven Koopa hote ...

                                               

Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move

Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move is a puzzle video game for the Nintendo 3DS game console. It is the fifth game in the Mario vs. Donkey Kong series. It was released on Nintendos eShop service on May 9, 2013 in Europe and North America, an ...

                                               

Mario vs. Donkey Kong

Mario vs. Donkey Kong is a 2004 puzzle-platform video game for the Game Boy Advance. It was developed by Nintendo Software Technology and published by Nintendo. It was released in North America on May 24, 2004, in Japan on June 1, 2004, and in Eu ...

                                               

Portal (video game)

Portal is a puzzle video game made by Valve Corporation set inside the Half-Life series. It was originally sold in The Orange Box, a game collection deal which came with the Valve-made games Portal, Half-Life 2, and Team Fortress 2. It is now sol ...

                                               

Tetris Attack

Tetris Attack is a puzzle video game for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and Game Boy that was released in 1996. It was developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo. It is the first game in the Puzzle League series. It was o ...

                                               

Wheres My Water?

Wheres My Water? is a puzzle video game developed by Creature Feep and published by Disney Mobile, a subsidiary of Disney Interactive Studios. Released for desktop web browsers such as IE and devices using Apples iOS, Googles Android, Microsofts ...

                                               

Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros Treasure

A pirate called Zack and a monkey called Wiki search for treasure and meet a pirate called Barbaros who is a flying skull after their plane was destroyed. Zack and Wiki agree to help him get his body back if he gives them his ship and treasure. T ...

                                               

Pornography

Pornography is the name for writing, pictures, and films which feature sex for the sole or primary purpose of arousing people sexually, either to help them masturbate, or to prepare them for sex with a partner. When, however, writing, images, and ...

                                               

Bisexual pornography

Bisexual pornography is a genre of pornography which generally shows one woman and two men, all perform sex acts with each other. Bisexual pornography is separate from threesome pornography, which shows one man and two women. As most pornography ...

                                               

Child pornography

Child pornography is pornography that exploits children. It is against the law in many countries. Child pornography is most often made by taking pictures or videos, or more rarely sound recordings, of children who are wearing less clothing than u ...

                                               

Hentai

Hentai is a Japanese word that literally means "strange appearance", but also means "perverted". Hentai, because of this, is a word used by countries outside of Japan to show porn and sex-related anime, manga and video games. The word is not used ...

                                               

IAHD

The International Association of Handicapped Divers, the IAHD, is an association whose aim is to promote, develop and conduct programs for the training of people with a disability in scuba diving. Since its began in 1993 the IAHD has held many pr ...

                                               

Ice sledge hockey

Sledge hockey is a sport that is designed to allow players who have a physical disability to play sport. Ice sledge hockey was invented in Sweden in the 1960s at a rehabilitation center.

                                               

Arrowsmith

An arrowsmith is a person to takes on an occupation / role / job that forges the heads of arrows. This is usually brought up in medieval history, as more modern jobs came along, and just a small amount of the population, has the occupation today. ...

                                               

Kyūdō

Kyūdō is based on ancient archery kyū-jutsu. Archery in Japanese began in the Jōmon period, and it developed in the samurai or military class. At the beginning of the Meiji era 1868-1912, the samurai lost their position because the Emperor Meiji ...

                                               

Track and field athletics

Track and field is part of the sport of athletics. Athletics is a collection of sport events that includes running, jumping and throwing. Track and field events take place in a sports stadium, either on the running track, or on the field inside t ...

                                               

Title IX

Title IX is a portion of the United States Education Amendments of 1972. It was co-authored and introduced by Senator Birch Bayh after the wave of feminist activism led by Bernice Sandler. It was renamed the Patsy Mink Equal Opportunity in Educat ...

                                               

Boxing

Boxing is one of the worlds oldest combat sports. It is held in a ring and two boxers wear padded gloves and try to hit one another. There are a few different ways to win in boxing. One is by a way of a knockout, which is when a fighter is punche ...

                                               

Ancient Greek boxing

Ancient Greek boxing is a very old sport. It has been practiced at least since the eighth century BC. Homer wrote about it in his poem Iliad. At that time, Greece was made of many city-states that were independent. Each city state seems to have h ...

                                               

Cruiserweight

Cruiserweight is a division in boxing for fighters who weigh over 175 pounds and up to 200 pounds. The weight limit was once 190 pounds. The World Boxing Council created this weight division in the late 1970s because it felt that some fighters we ...

                                               

Cus DAmato

Constantine "Cus" DAmato was an American boxing trainer. He trained two of boxing heavyweight champions, Mike Tyson and Floyd Patterson. He once said, "The hero and the coward both feel the same thing, but the hero uses his fear, projects it onto ...

                                               

Flyweight

In boxing, the term flyweight is used for a specific group of people based on weight. A flyweight is a boxer weighing above 49 kg and up to 52 kg. Boxing organizations created many divisions so that fighters could fight people of the same size. M ...

                                               

Golden Gloves

The Golden Gloves is the name given to competitions held every year for amateur boxing in the United States. The Golden Gloves is often the term used to refer to the National Golden Gloves competition, but it can also mean a few other amateur tou ...

                                               

Heavyweight

In boxing, the term heavyweight is used for a specific group of people based on weight. A heavyweight is a boxer who weighs more than 201 lbs. At 201 pounds 91 kg and below is cruiserweight. Boxing organizations created many divisions so that fig ...

                                               

Middleweight

In boxing, the term Middleweight is used for a specific group of people based on weight. A middleweight is a boxer weight does not exceed 160 pounds. Boxing organizations created many divisions so that fighters could fight people of the same size ...

                                               

Palaestra at Olympia

The palaestra at Olympia, Greece is an ancient structure, now in ruins. There were many palaestra throughout Greece. A palaestra was the place where Greek athletes trained for and practiced wrestling, the pankration, and sometimes boxing. The pal ...

                                               

Punch (strike)

A punch is when a person puts their hand in a fist and thrusts it forward. This can be used for combat, or in some sports like boxing. Punch is the name of the blows that are thrown with the closed fist, striking, usually to other person, with th ...

                                               

Gymnasium

A gymnasium is a place used for physical activity. The word γυμνάσιον was used in Ancient Greece. It meant a place for both physical and intellectual education of young men). The intellectual education meaning persisted in German and other langua ...

                                               

Luxury box

Luxury box or luxury suite is the North American term for a special seating section in arenas, stadiums and other sports venues. In the United Kingdom and Australia the terms used are corporate box, executive box, sky box and private box. They ar ...

                                               

National Sport Center – Tel Aviv

The National Sport Center is a complex of sports venues and sport administration buildings in Tel Aviv, Israel. It includes the Olympic Committee of Israel building. The center is located in the Western edge of the Yarkon Park near to the Ramat G ...

                                               

Race track

A race track is a special place built for racing. The racing may be for people, animals, or vehicles. Examples of animal racing are horse racing. Examples of vehicle racing are automobiles and motorcycles. A race track may have seats for the spec ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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