Entertainment News Archive - June 09, 2009

Songkick.com facilitates the social documentation of concert history online, starting with one million concerts and complete tour histories of thousands of artists LONDON, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Songkick, a company dedicated to providing fans with a comprehensive live music resource online, today unveiled the first ever social concert database.

DENVER, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Faction Media, a full-service digitally led marketing agency based in Denver, has been recognized by the marketing community at the XMPie Users Conference in Las Vegas.

BERLIN, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Game Developers Conference(R) Europe today announced its alliance with Europe's trade body of game developers, the European Games Developer Federation (EGDF).

LONDON, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- - Rock n' Roll Your way to Poker Glory With a Brand New Tournament 'The Legends of Rock' at Rockandrollpoker.com Rockandrollpoker.com (http://www.rockandrollpoker.com/poker.php) is delighted to announce that they have launched an all new fantastic version of its popular online poker site which will change the way you play poker forever! Aside from the standard daily and weekly tournaments, Free Rolls, Sit & Go, open tables and free tables, Rockandrollpoker.com is unveiling a series of tournaments called 'The Legends of Rock' in which the winner will get a unique prize of a guitar signed by rock god Alice Cooper and his band to celebrate the 2009 'Theatre of Death' tour.

THE WAIT IS OVER -- THE E.N.D. OUT TODAY SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Black Eyed Peas have made 21st century history with their 12th hit on the Mainstream Top 40 chart.

Digital Agency Recognized by Independent Research Firm SEATTLE, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascentium Corporation, a digital agency, announced today its inclusion as a strong performer in "The Forrester Wave(TM): Interactive Marketing Agencies - Web Design Capabilities, Q2, 2009" report.

Hormel Foods Launches Print, TV, Radio Ads, Revamped Web site AUSTIN, Minn., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- SPAM(R) products are selling at a record rate.

Star-studded Event with Concert by Miley Cyrus at the 20th Annual A Time For Heroes Family Picnic Sponsored by Disney to Benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation LOS ANGELES, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrities helped create a generation free of HIV at the 20th annual A Time For Heroes Family Picnic, held June 7 in Los Angeles in support of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

Starting today, fans can check out the live performance and download a free MP3 of 'Lovebug' from the private concert at www.walmart.com/jonasbrothers BRISBANE, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Walmart today unveiled a new, exclusive Jonas Brothers concert and special behind-the-scenes interviews with the band that can only be seen online at Walmart.com (www.walmart.com/jonasbrothers).

WESTBURY, N.Y., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vibe Records, (OTC Bulletin Board: VBRE) a vertically integrated music and entertainment distribution company and a small, independent boutique artist record label delivering content to end users and resellers announced today that the company has retained Aero Financial, Inc., as a strategic consulting partner.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.