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2014-04-08 23:33:36

Ann Wagner is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 NAPW honors Ann L. Wagner as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Wagner is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in aesthetics and cosmetology. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of...

2014-01-31 20:20:29

SAPULPA, Okla., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Byron Bear is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Public Education and Advocacy as a result of his role as Bear Impersonator and Founder of The Byron T. Bear Foundation. Now celebrating its tenth year of success, The Byron T. Bear Foundation helps to raise awareness of bears and how they may be conserved. The foundation educates people on how to avoid conflicts with bears and teaches about why...

2013-09-24 23:02:37

The Wagner Files from gebrueder beetz filmproduktion is now available in an international version for English, French and Japanese-language users. The unique interactive iPad graphic novel app seeks to answer the compelling question “Who was Richard Wagner?” through an expansive, museum-quality selection of animated sequences, videos, interactive maps, historical letters, musical scores, photographs, expert interviews and other elements that cast the mystery, genius and controversy of...

2013-02-13 12:24:49

LEIPZIG, Germany, February 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leipzig is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Richard Wagner, who was born here on 22 May 1813. Whoever wants to understand the young Wagner must come to Leipzig, especially in 2013: 137 events have been scheduled in Wagner's honour, 70 of which during the City of Leipzig Richard Wagner Festival (16-26 May 2013). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130213/594677 ) In a unique cooperation...

2012-08-29 23:00:56

As part of its commitment to the industry, Wagner Meters (http://www.wagnermeters.com) is sponsoring the Floor Covering Installation Contractors Association (FCICA). Rogue River, Oregon (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 As a sponsoring organization, Wagner is demonstrating its strong belief in investing in the professional community, supporting the industry, and assisting those professionals in maintaining high levels of expertise. “Wagner Meters is proud of our continued involvement in such...

2012-06-11 22:20:47

OSLO, Norway, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Ibsen Festival in Oslo is the original and has inspired Ibsen Festivals around the world from Tokyo to Delhi to Minnesota. This festival hosts the world's biggest theatre award and stages a very different version of An Enemy of the People. An Enemy of the People could not be more relevant. A play about an individual who stands against his own people, Rimini Protokoll turns it into a study of the city today...

2008-10-02 00:00:14

By PAUL TAYLOR THEATRE CREDITORS Donmar Warehouse, London **** With the world economy reeling as a result of sub-prime mortgages and bad debts, now might seem an almost absurdly opportune moment for the Donmar to revive a masterly drama called Creditors. Of course, these days, a play need only contain a character who has taken out a dodgy loan for some over-eager commentator to declare that there's an uncanny coincidence between the subject matter and the temper of the times. And it's...

2008-09-25 00:00:22

By Sophie Morris Since Hugh Grant dumped her at the altar, Anna Chancellor has specialised in strong female roles. Tonight she tackles Strindberg. By Sophie Morris Anna Chancellor opens our interview with a comment about Hugh Grant, the man who left her standing at the altar in Four Weddings and a Funeral. The hugely successful romantic comedy cast her for ever after in the role of "Duckface", the jilted lover with an acid tongue, and she knows she will always be asked about it. She is...

2008-09-21 21:00:18

By Pat Craig "People who lead the fight against society's restrictions are simultaneously celebrated and destroyed by the people they attempt to change," playwright/composer Chris Jeffries once said. Now Jeffries demonstrates his delicious observation that "society eats its heroes," by igniting his theatrical molotov cocktail about two extremely controversial 19th-century figures, Vera Zasulich and Oscar Wilde. Wilde, of course, is the brilliant and legendary author of such comedies of...

2008-08-01 03:00:22

By Jeffrey Borak, The Berkshire Eagle, Pittsfield, Mass. Aug. 1--WILLIAMSTOWN -- Among the David Ives comedies John Rando has directed in New York is "Polish Joke." Now Rando is at the Williamstown Theatre Festival directing a series of French jokes, all of them rolled into a classic French farce, Georges Feydeau's "A Flea in Her Ear." Rando hasn't left Ives behind. This version, which officially opened last night after a few previews, is by none other than Ives. Before winning his Tony...