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Entertainment News Archive - August 17, 2010

ABU DHABI, UAE, August 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, is pleased to be hosting the third Abu Dhabi Dragon Boat Festival, part of Adrenaline Sports Live presented by RANI, on 8th and 9th October 2010. As the main sponsor of the Dragon Boat Festival, since its inception in 2008, Shangri-La Hotel, Abu Dhabi hosts corporate teams for training days at the hotel's beach every year and entered its own teams into the competition. This year, the Shangri-La and Traders Dragons team is a culmination of colleagues from both Shangri-La Hotel and Traders Hotel in Abu Dhabi. As in previous years, the hotel will host the festival on the 1km stretch of beachfront that overlooks Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

DALLAS, August 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - ReportsandReports Announces it Will Carry the U.S.

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning, bestselling author Jane Yolen, whom Newsweek dubbed "the Hans Christian Andersen of America," is publishing her 300th book this fall.

BRUSSELS, Aug. 17, /PRNewswire/ -- Annual trade data published online by RISI, shows China accounted for 54% of global trade in recovered fiber in 2009, a substantial increase from its 34% share in 2004.

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- mun2 takes fashion to a whole new level in the second cycle of "The mun2 Look." Go behind the scenes with Co-Creator, Executive Producer and Host, Paula Garces as she explores the latest fashion trends and sits down with some of today's biggest artists.

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer personal auto insurance company, recently announced its "Best of Both Worlds" Tennis Sweepstakes.

NEW YORK, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight of the best rock bands from top companies across the country have advanced to the finals of the 10th Annual Fortune Battle of the Corporate Bands.

LONDON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- IG Index, the UK's leading financial spread betting firm, is now offering its new iPhone dealing app for download.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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