Entertainment News Archive - November 16, 2009

CHICAGO, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago has named Hoffman York as its advertising agency of record. Hoffman York will develop and execute marketing plans for the new, groundbreaking exhibits and extensive science education programs offered by the Museum.

CENTURY CITY, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pollack PR Marketing Group (PPMG) was selected as agency of record for Pocket Radar, an innovative start-up that designs and manufactures the world's first and only palm-sized speed radar device.

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Trike Shoppe, LLC is the brain child of long-established advocates of the disabled, Stephen and Cynthia Doroghazi. Although this successful couple are both disabled, they have learned how to stay fit, have fun, and gain freedom from high fuel prices.

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) management will make a Company presentation today at the Global Gaming Investment Forum sponsored by Deutsche Bank and UBS in Las Vegas, Nevada.

PARIS, November 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) today announced the execution of a strategic agreement for commercial cooperation at the 75 degrees East orbital location.

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Stagedoor Manor is thrilled to announce that 60 of their theater arts students will premiere a new finale for the 83rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® on November 26, 2009.

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), a leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the entertainment and advertising industries, released the "Stickiness" Index for the week of November 2 through November 8, 2009.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.