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2010-06-30 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) today announced the promotion of Cyndi Forman to Senior Creative Director, Nashville. Forman was previously Creative Director. Reporting directly to Pat Higdon, President, UMPG Nashville, Forman will focus on furthering artist and writer development and finding key opportunities for UMPG writers both past and present. Forman has secured many cuts and was responsible for the recent signing of 18 year old artist...

2010-04-28 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Jazz harmonicist Frederic Yonnet announces his upcoming album, REED MY LIPS, will be available to fans before it is actually complete. On May 4, in a pioneering effort that leverages technology, art and reality, Yonnet halts all aspects of production -- recording, packaging and video -- to give fans a snapshot of his work at that very moment in the creative process. The work in progress, subtitled THE ROUGH CUT, is available exclusively to fans...

2010-03-02 05:03:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SunFest, Florida's largest music, art and waterfront festival, announces several national acts scheduled to appear at the 28th annual event being held April 28-May 2, along one of the most scenic sections of Flagler Drive in downtown West Palm Beach. National acts scheduled to perform include Weezer, ZZ Top, Shinedown, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Patti LaBelle, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Flaming Lips, Rise Against, B-52's, Damian Marley,...

2009-12-08 13:27:00

NEW YORK , Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Former members of The Hillside Singers, famous for the '70s smash hit, "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing," based on the Coca-Cola theme, have set their sights on composing and singing for kids with their new children's CD released by Oniram Music, Bug in a Puddle. Recording under the group name Treehouse 10, four former Hillside Singers members - songwriters/musicians and siblings Frank Sebastian Marino, Joelle Marino McDermott, Laura Marino and Bill...

2009-11-19 05:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Hidden Beach Recordings' UNWRAPPED(TM) VOL. 6 "GIVE THE DRUMMER SOME" debuts at #1 on the Contemporary Jazz Chart, topping Chris Botti and Brian Culbertson's releases. The acclaimed "UNWRAPPED" series continues its legacy with its latest partnership with drummer extraordinaire--Tony Royster, Jr.--fresh off the road from the Jay-Z Tour. It appears this milestone may be full of firsts. It is believed to be the first time ever a project led...

2009-11-06 10:55:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestselling author Sam Haskell, the man behind ABC-TV's hit series "LOST" and "Everybody Loves Raymond" and "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" will be in the Chicago area November 8-10, 2009. Haskell will be speaking at the Elgin Rotary Club at noon on November 9 followed by a public event at the Ela Public Library in Lake Zurich from 3-4:30pm. He's one of three authors speaking at "Books & Brunch" hosted by the Assistance League of Chicagoland West at The...

2009-11-03 09:10:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cristie Kerr is recognized as one of the top women professional golfers in the world, as well one of the most charitable advocates for breast cancer awareness and treatment. Now, she can add "fashion model" to her repertoire with today's launch of the November/December 2009 issue of VIVmag (vivmag.com/cristiekerr). The first digital-only luxury magazine for women unveils its third annual "Giving Back" edition, in which the 32 year-old,...

2009-10-19 04:00:00

DETROIT, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Singer, songwriter, keyboardist and recording artist Deborah Kay has received two nominations for The Independent Singer-Songwriters Association's (ISSA) "2009 Christian Contemporary Singer-Songwriter of the Year" contest and award. Kay's two nominated songs, "So Alive" and "Love Everlasting" are from her debut CD, "Love Stories," which was nationally released in late 2008 on Visionmoore Music Group Records. Kay, who wrote both songs, is the only artist...

2009-09-29 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3rd Annual California Bike Week hits Southern California for a three-day festival, taking place October 23-25 at the Pomona Fairplex, and climaxing with the 26th Annual Love Ride on Sunday, October 25. The largest one-day motorcycle fundraiser, Love Ride has raised over $21 million for charity since 1984. Jay Leno will preside as Grand Marshal, as he's done since the ride's inception, as approximately 20,000 bikers from around the world start...

2009-09-22 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- 2009 is a great year for Shel Silverstein fans! This September, HarperCollins proudly presents A LIGHT IN THE ATTIC: SPECIAL EDITION, with twelve never-before-published poems and ten new drawings by Shel Silverstein. To celebrate this publishing event, ShelSilverstein.com has launched a new YouTube channel with animated videos of some of Shel's most treasured poems and expanded the content on its site. A new media advertising campaign will support these...


Word of the Day
virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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