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2014-01-23 16:27:05

Former president of The Art Institute of California--Orange County brings more than 15 years of experience in education to role SAN DIEGO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD) has named Gregory J. Marick as its president, effective Jan. 13, 2014. Marick brings more than 15 years of experience in the education arena to his new role at the school. Marick previously served as president of The Art Institute of California--Orange County. During his...

2011-04-18 19:46:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all fashion design industry professionals, students, and fans of style: The Art Institute of California - Los Angeles will be hosting an "April is Fashion Design Month" Fashion Speaker Series taking place on the campus, located at 2900 31st Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Mark your calendars now, as a standing room only attendance is anticipated. The elite group of guest speakers scheduled to make an appearance are all pioneers...

2009-06-02 14:51:00

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to meet the next generation of up-and-coming creative professionals in design, media arts, and fashion. SAN FRANCISCO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Graduates from The Art Institute of California - San Francisco will showcase their hard work, talent, and creativity at the Spring Portfolio Show, being held on Thursday, June 18th at the Hotel Whitcomb from 4pm - 8pm. Industry professionals and employers will have the unique opportunity to view artwork, design...

2008-10-14 12:00:20

The Art Institute of California - Los Angeles is hosting one of Food Network's national castings for the new season of The Next Food Network Star. The network is currently conducting a nation-wide talent search for its popular reality show and encourages both professional and amateur chefs to apply. On Wednesday, October 15th, 2008, from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. open auditions will take place at 2900 31st Street, Santa Monica. Interested applicants should bring an application (available at...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'