Entertainment News Archive - January 27, 2010

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Collingwood Group today announced its acquisition of Indelium LLC and the formation of Collingwood Communications. David Jeffers was appointed president and chief executive officer of the new company.

DUBAI, U.A.E., January 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Dubai is honouring all regional and international patrons of the arts, who have made financial contributions towards strengthening Dubai's art scene, with the first ever recognition of its sort in the Arab world. The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated organisation for developing, promoting and preserving culture, heritage and the arts, is inviting submissions for the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Patrons of the Arts Awards, which will honour patrons of art or cultural events in Dubai or a Dubai-affiliated initiative. The awards were announced during Art Dubai 2009 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President & Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. "By extending the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Patrons of the Arts Awards to patrons from the region and beyond, Dubai is leading a new dynamic to promote the arts," said Mishaal Al Gergawi, Project

BRUSSELS, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(TM) (LEI) for the Euro Area increased 0.9 percent in December to 106.6 (2004 = 100), following a 0.6 percent increase in November and a 0.4 percent increase in October.

CHAM, Switzerland, January 27 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cross reference: Picture is distributed via EPA (European Pressphoto Agency) and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://www.presseportal.de/pm/64910?keygroup=bild Creativity pays off: Rapidshare AG today launched the second T-shirt design contest in which the new design for the coveted Limited Edition Rapidshare T-shirt is being sought.

MIAMI, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Batanga, Inc., the leading Hispanic-focused online media company based in Miami, Florida, today announced that Lynda Clarizio was appointed to the company's board of directors.

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock International proudly announces the opening of Hard Rock Hotel Singapore.


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'.