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2014-02-14 23:02:18

Acclaimed pianist, recording artist and breast cancer survivor Rebecca Bogart will be performing Sergei Rachmaninoff’s “Liebesleid (Love’s Sorrow)” and Manna Zucca’s “Valse Brilliante” at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue in Manhattan, on Sunday, February 23 as part of the Artists of the Alexander and Buono Master Class Series. The recital will be a celebration of her First Prize honor at the 2013 Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition, which...

2014-02-13 23:00:42

An acrylic painting created by Amber Stock, 17, of Eugene, Ore., has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s national Art Collection. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 An acrylic painting created by Amber Stock, 17, of Eugene, Ore., has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association Art Collection. Now in its 22nd year, the Collection features artwork by people from across the country with muscular dystrophy and related disorders. “Diamond in the Sunset”...

2014-02-13 12:24:54

Ride-em-Copter, an outrageous 42-foot sculptural project by California artist Steve Maloney, will be on display - indeed, impossible to miss - at the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair 2014. PALM DESERT, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A human lady-pilot named "Shivers" will perform live during opening night reception. Ride-em-Copter will be unveiled by Heather James Fine Art on February 13, 2014 at 7:00PM at booth 405 during the opening night cocktail reception. Click here for free...

2014-02-13 12:24:41

A 12-FOOT GOOGLE GLASS ACTIVATED AMERICAN FLAG ON VIEW PRESIDENTS' DAY WEEKEND, FEB. 15 - 17, 2014 WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Portrait of America, the seminal work of David Datuna's "Viewpoint of Billions" series, is a groundbreaking 12-foot multi-media flag and the first public installation and artwork in the world to utilize Google Glass. The vision of an artist whose story is akin to the American dream, Portrait of America chronicles the journey of a diverse and...

2014-02-13 08:29:14

PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dean Borghi Fine Art and UBS Financial of the Palm Beaches have partnered with American artist Laurance Rassin to raise funds and awareness for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (www.bcrfcure.org). New works by Rassin will be on display at the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show, February 14(th) - 18(th), at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, booth #817. Twenty-five percent of the purchase price from the sale of...

2014-02-12 12:27:05

Over 200 exhibitions in preeminent museums and institutions around the world exhibiting artwork from the APT Collection NEW YORK, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APT Institute [http://www.aptinstitute.org ], a nonprofit organization founded by Artist Pension Trust [http://www.aptglobal.org ](R) (APT) in 2013 in response to the needs among contemporary artists for international exposure and recognition of their artwork, is pleased to officially launch today a new approach to...

2014-02-11 23:31:20

The eagerly anticipated 2nd music video is now released worldwide. Sarantos continues to cater his songs & music video releases to his fans' wishes. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 2nd Soft Rock Music Video Released By Emerging Artist Sarantos - "Nothing To Hide" With a tremendous response on his debut song ‘Not Where I Wanna Be’, Sarantos is thrilled to announce his 2nd eagerly awaited music video was released on February 11th, 2014. Sarantos unique sound has...

2014-02-11 16:23:30

MJ&M Event in Austin, Texas to Benefit Children's Charities across the United States AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mack, Jack & McConaughey (MJ&M), the joint fundraising effort of actor Matthew McConaughey, recording artist Jack Ingram, and Texas coaching legend Mack Brown, announced today that nine-time Grammy Award-winning artist Sheryl Crow will headline their Gala Night on April 24, 2014 as part of MJ&M's two-day event in Austin, Texas. "Sheryl is a...

2014-02-11 12:25:07

WINNER TO BE ANNOUNCED DURING LIVE TELECAST OF THE 49th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS BROADCAST LIVE FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2014 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK ENCINO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of Country Music and Kohl's Department Stores announced today that Brett Eldredge, Justin Moore and Kip Moore have been named nominees for this year's ACM New Artist of the Year Award Presented By Kohl's. The winner...

2014-02-07 08:22:54

Acquisition establishes Wichita State University as a hub for the study of Parks' work WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University has acquired 125 fine art photographs by the internationally acclaimed, Kansas-born artist Gordon Parks (1912-2006). The acquisition was made possible by a generous donation from The Gordon Parks Foundation (GPF), a $150,000 challenge grant from Paula and Barry Downing and matching funds....


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Admiral Sir George Back
2014-01-07 10:58:04

Admiral Sir George Back FRS, born November 6th of 1796 and died on June 23rd of 1878, was a British naval officer, naturalist, artist, and explorer of the Canadian Arctic. He was born in Stockport. When he was a boy, he went to sea as a volunteer in the frigate HMS Arethusa in the year 1808 and participated in the destruction of batteries on the Spanish coast. In the following year he was involved in the fighting in the Bay of Biscay up until he was captured by the French. He remained a...

2012-06-14 12:53:49

Symbol: PLCH Group: Dicot Family: Boraginaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 12:53:50

Symbol: PLCHU Group: Dicot Family: Boraginaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ALUN2 Allocarya undulata Piper   PLUN2 Plagiobothrys undulatus (Piper) I.M. Johnst. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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