Entertainment News Archive - June 03, 2009

LOS ANGELES, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures has confirmed Jason Moore will direct the musical reimagining of the 1983 film VALLEY GIRL from a screenplay by Amy Talkington. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090603/LA26911) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20011119/MGMLOGO) A musical adaptation utilizing the Romeo & Juliet story of the original film, VALLEY GIRL will showcase the clash between the early 80's Los Angeles punk scene and suburban Valley culture. Making his theatrical directorial debut with VALLEY GIRL, Jason Moore is an accomplished director of stage and television.

SAN FRANCISCO, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The culinary stars were shining brightly Monday night at supperclub San Francisco's second Uber Dinner, where Executive Chef Guus Wickenhagen and two stellar guest chefs created a collaborative multi-course dinner at the provocative South of Market restaurant. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090603/SF26897) Jennie Lorenzo, Executive Chef from the Michelin-rated Fifth Floor Restaurant, and Jamie Lauren, Executive Chef at Absinthe Brasserie & Bar and star of Bravo's Top Chef each created a special course and dessert for the evening's gourmet prix fixe dinner.

North American Tour to Kick Off This September; New Paperless Ticket Technology Utilized for North American Tour Going on Sale June 13, 2009 at 10:00a.m. BENTONVILLE, Ark., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Walmart today announced the introduction of Miley Cyrus & Max Azria, a new clothing line available only at Walmart.

KVH's new mini-VSAT coverage area to support broadband Internet and VoIP telephone service for maritime and aeronautical applications MIDDLETOWN, R.I., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Taking its next major step toward offering global coverage of the mini-VSAT Broadband(sm) service, KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) today announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation (also known as SP-JSAT) to lease satellite capacity on its JCSAT-1B and the new Intelsat-15 satellites.

NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayard Advertising Agency, Inc., an integrated branding and communications agency serving B2B and B2C clients in a broad array of industries, reminds employers that small tokens of appreciation can go a long way in encouraging employees that have been otherwise battered by plummeting pension plans, dwindling 401Ks and the layoffs of co-workers.

Online photo contest allows visitors to personalize boating safety WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) has launched the "Float Yourself" online photo contest to promote life jacket safety and overall safe boating practices.

Film Being Used in Nation's Classrooms to Keep Kids in School BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) will screen InsideOut, a documentary produced by The Mattie C. Stewart Foundation.

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The satellite service market in Latin America derives its revenues from the accomplishments of other rapidly growing markets such as broadband, mobile telephony, and TV digitalization.

National literacy organization recognizes volunteers who involve communities in their literacy efforts WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night at Reading Is Fundamental's (RIF) Gift of Reading Gala, Decatur, Ala., resident Jalonda Smith was one of three recipients of the 2009 Anne Richardson RIF Volunteer of the Year Award (VOYA), sponsored by Macy's.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.