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Entertainment News Archive - June 12, 2009

Jack Nicholson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Annette Bening, Tobey Maguire Among Those Saluting Douglas's Career Gala Event to Air on TV Land PRIME on July 19th LOS ANGELES, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Matthew McConaughey, Tobey Maguire, Martin Sheen, Oliver Stone, Benicio Del Toro, and Kathleen Turner were among those honoring Michael Douglas at the 37th AFI Life Achievement Award tribute held at Sony Pictures Studios this evening.

BARCELONA, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Safelayer Secure Communications S.A., the market leader in security and trust for information and communication technologies, is taking part with the Spanish National Police in the BIG (Brussels Interoperability Group) technical committee being attended by EU Member States. The company is the leader in the development of PKI technology (Public Key Infrastructure) for digital identification, electronic signatures and data encryption Along with the Spanish National Police, the firm is providing technology for the second generation of the European ePassport Safelayer's participation in the committee involves providing support to the Spanish National Police and playing an active role in the development of the next generation of ePassports.

MUMBAI, India, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- After a successful pilot in the state of Maharashtra, Nokia (NYSE: NOK) today announced the commercial launch of its pioneering Nokia Life Tools service in India.

DALLAS, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This summer, with more consumers staying home and maximizing their entertainment dollar, BLOCKBUSTER introduces the Summer Escape Pass.

35,000 Users Register as iPorn Mania Sweeps Apple's WWDC Conference and Controversy Ensues BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "You could be watching free porn right now," teased the iPorn Bikini Girls to the thousands of people lined up around the Moscone West building in San Francisco waiting to enter Monday's opening day of Apple's World Wide Developer's Conference.

~ Campaign for renowned Italian designer's signature fragrance to debut in Italy ~ MILAN, Italy, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth Arden, Inc., a global prestige beauty products company, and Alberta Ferretti announced today that iconic supermodel Claudia Schiffer will represent Alberta Ferretti's first signature fragrance in its advertising campaign.

FRESNO, Calif., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation celebrates its independence, Radio Bilingue will broadcast performances from Las Americas, the Latino music component of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival running June 24 through July 5 in Washington, D.C.

EXCLUSIVE LAS VEGAS HILTON ENGAGEMENT SEPTEMBER 13-15, 17-19, 21-23 TICKETS ON SALE JUNE 13 AT 10 A.M. LAS VEGAS, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "Sgt. Pepper Live," featuring Cheap Trick, will be presented at the Las Vegas Hilton September 13-15, 17-19 and 21-23 in a Bill Edwards Presents, Inc.

~Advanced screening and launch of Black List Facebook page June 17~ CHESAPEAKE, Va., June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 21, 2009 at 8 p.m. on Cox Channel 11, Cox will premiere its Hampton Roads Black List.

PORTERVILLE, Calif., June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sierra Bancorp (Nasdaq: BSRR) today announced it has been ranked as the 4th best performing community bank in the nation with assets over $1 billion, based on three-year average Return on Equity (ROE). The rankings were published in U.S.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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