Dale Chihuly - Wikipedia
His works are considered to possess outstanding artistic merit in the field of blown glass , "moving it into the realm of large-scale sculpture. Chihuly had no interest in continuing his formal education after graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School in However, at his mother's urging, he enrolled at the College of Puget Sound  A year later, he transferred to the University of Washington in Seattle to study interior design. In , he joined the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity Kappa Epsilon chapter , and the same year he learned how to melt and fuse glass. He later traveled to the Middle East where he met architect Robert Landsman. Their meeting and his time abroad spurred Chihuly to return to his studies. In , he took a weaving class where he incorporated glass shards into tapestries.
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A "forceful, commanding stage presence",  Jacobi has enjoyed a successful stage career, appearing in such stage productions as Hamlet ,  Uncle Vanya ,  and Oedipus the King. He has twice been awarded a Laurence Olivier Award , first for his performance of the eponymous hero in Cyrano de Bergerac in and the second for his Malvolio in Twelfth Night in In addition to being a founder member of the Royal National Theatre and winning several prestigious theatre awards, Jacobi has also enjoyed a successful television career, starring in the critically praised  adaptation of Robert Graves 's I, Claudius , for which he won a BAFTA ; in the titular role in the medieval drama series Cadfael — ,  as Stanley Baldwin in The Gathering Storm , as Stuart Bixby in the ITV comedy Vicious — and as Alan Buttershaw in Last Tango in Halifax —present.
The State Administration of Market Regulation has kicked off investigations into the Alibaba Group, laying claim that the company has been involved in monopolistic conduct such as "forced exclusivity" by requiring e-commerce merchants to pick only one platform as their exclusive distribution channel, according to the South China Morning Post. The paper says the investigation is being led by a former official from the state-owned China Communications Network Information Center CCNIC , which oversees internet censorship and content management. Alibaba has denied any wrongdoing and said it will fight the accusations. A spokesman for the government's Administration of Government Bureaus told the paper, "If we find evidence, we will take strict action.