Entertainment News Archive - April 27, 2011

NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) (the "Company") announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Barcrest Group Limited ("Barcrest"), a leading supplier of gaming content and machines in Europe, from International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) for approximately 33 million pounds Sterling in cash (subject to certain post-closing adjustments), plus up to approximately 2 million pounds in deferred consideration, the payment of which is subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions relating to a third-party contract.

NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanna Lee Communications, Inc., an award-winning agency specialized in wine, food, spirits, travel and lifestyle PR, today announced that it will organize and promote the first-ever grand portfolio tasting of Wines of Croatia in New York City in summer 2011.

DALLAS, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- T.D. Jakes' April 23 red carpet screening of his upcoming film, Jumping the Broom, a project with Sony Pictures, drew an impressive parade of Hollywood stars and other dignitaries to Dallas' NorthPark AMC Theater.

BEIJING, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- VisionChina Media Inc.

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Commerce, Inc., the leading provider of online marketplace-based solutions for sellers and retailers, announced today that it now supports the sale of video games on Alibris.com.

NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading enhanced digital publisher Vook announced the launch of TextVook, which are animated apps and eBooks that deliver short-form content on a range of topics including history, science, psychology, law, economics and music.

DENVER, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AIMS Research Foundation is pleased to announce its annual peer review journal focusing on the management sciences, and an open call for papers with abstracts due by June 30, 2011. The editorial Schedule for 2011 AIMS Journal of Management Science is concerned with either a Research Article or Case Study in one of three topics: Strategic Management, Competitive Advantage, or metrics within Operations Management being used to Drive Innovation.

LONDON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MINDS International, the global association of digital news agencies, has expanded its reach with the addition of four news agencies to its network.

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year The National Cinco de Mayo Festival® is sure to leave everyone filled with thoughts of Mexico, and this year's Latin celebration can only deepen our growing appreciation for Mexico's heritage.

LOS ANGELES, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine taking in-depth, one-on-one guitar lessons from Jackson Browne or Richard Thompson.

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