The Velvet Rope is the sixth studio album by American recording artist Janet Jackson. The album was released on October 7, 1997 through Virgin Records America. Following the release of her first greatest hits compilation Design of a Decade: 1986–1996 (1995), Jackson's recording contract with Virgin was up for renewal, making her the subject of a high-profile bidding war among parties including Sony Music, The Walt Disney Company, and Time Warner. The Velvet Rope has been subject to critical acclaim and is included in Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. The album peaked within the top five positions of the majority of the global record charts it entered.
A unique complete collection released for the first time in Los Angeles, California, the Hamazkayin Music Committee is proud to present the works of Aram Khachaturian who was the first composer to place Armenian music on the international podium. By blending his individual creativity with distinctive features common to West European art forms, the style of medieval monophony, Armenian folkloric traditions, the art of ashughs, and the purism of artistic expression of the great Komitas, Khachaturian created a new aesthetic dimension in the art of music…
Personal cameras and drones follow industrial abseilers as they scale iconic buildings such as Tower Bridge, and Alexandra Palace. There's trouble in Dubai when a specialist team are suspended 800ft up a skyscraper in 118-degree heat, and climbers in Plymouth also face problems when they meet a protective mother seagull defending her nest of chicks.
It is vitally important that children are taught the importance of regular exercise at an early age and the earlier they are introduced to a routine that includes regular exercise the more likely they will continue this into adulthood. This fun fitness DVD encourages children to appreciate; rhythm, agility and flexibility which can promote a positive attitude and build confidence. Certain exercises require the use of; a towel, a ball and a skipping rope.
Two years ago, hunting guide Mike Davis was with a client who trespassed on diamond company land and found a rich lode; Paul Vogel, sadistic commandant of company police, beat Mike nearly to death but failed to learn the location. Now Mike is back in Diamantstad, South African desert, and manager Martingale has a better idea: he hires delectable adventuress Suzanne to ferret out Mike's secret. But she soon finds she's playing with fire.