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2014-02-26 23:24:19

Be Ocean, a grassroots movement that encourages ocean enthusiasts into becoming ocean activists, announced today that it has appointed Carly Mejeur as the Creative Director of its artist community project, "Be Happy Walls”. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 According to Carly Mejeur, "I'm very honored and excited to be working on the 'Be Happy Walls' project. Its mission, which simply seeks to make the world a happier place one wall at a time, resonated...

2014-02-26 08:23:27

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional artist Alison Sigethy's (http://www.alisonsigethy.com/) first New York City showcase is shaping up to be a memorable event; the Architectural Digest Home Design Show will set the stage for the presentation of her newly redesigned signature works, Sea Core Bubble Tubes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/PH72212-a)(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/PH72212-b) Sigethy's exhibition will be part...

2014-02-25 12:24:14

Deluxe Edition includes First DVD/Blu-ray Release of Billy Joel's 1987 Leningrad and Moscow Concerts, 2CD Expanded Russian Concert Album and SHOWTIME® Documentary Film, directed by Four-Time Emmy-Winner Jim Brown NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Billy Joel's A MATTER OF TRUST--THE BRIDGE TO RUSSIA, the artist's historic 1987 Russian concert tour revisited on DVD/Blu-ray and CD, on...

2014-02-24 16:24:11

Full Year 2013 Results - Record Performance LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) today released financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140224/LA70780 2013 Results We had a record year in 2013 and are well positioned for continued growth in 2014. During 2013, we further grew our unmatched concerts global fan base by 10 million fans,...

2014-02-24 12:23:02

"Baby" is Vevo's Most Viewed Music Video Ever NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Justin Bieber's music video "Baby" has delivered more than one billion views across Vevo, making it the most watched clip ever on the world's all-premium music video and entertainment platform. The music video that made him a household name, "Baby" is 10x CERTIFIED - and Bieber is the youngest artist to reach the milestone. With his 20th birthday approaching on Saturday, March 1, Bieber's...

2014-02-24 08:26:44

Materials taken from Great Salt Lake to be cornerstone of installation entitled, "Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamoto - 'Floating Garden'" OGDEN, Utah, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Weber State University's Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities (http://www.weber.edu/cah), today announced the opening of a new exhibit in the Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery by contemporary Japanese artist, Motoi Yamamoto. This exhibition will feature the artist, creating...

2014-02-20 23:32:27

Inspired as much by the Beastie Boys as Ravi Shankar, the yoga rapper's new single and video hits #2 on the iTunes World Chart within 24 hours of its release. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 MC Yogi is primed to bring his original brand of “yoga hip-hop” to the masses with a new video, single and album as well as an intensive national tour. Combining conscious rhymes and spiritual philosophy with world music, electronic beats and old school hip hop (think Beastie Boys and A...

2014-02-20 04:21:02

ARTIST AND LABEL TRANSITION TO INDEPENDENT STATUS AFTER 12 YEARS WITH SHADY RECORDS/AFTERMATH ENTERTAINMENT/INTERSCOPE RECORDS SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 50 Cent announced today that he has signed an exclusive worldwide distribution and services agreement with Caroline/Capitol/UMG. The superstar recording artist transitions to independent status after a successful twelve years at Shady/Aftermath/Interscope, during which time he sold more than 30 million...

2014-02-19 23:21:26

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is pleased to announce that Olafur Eliasson, 2014 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT recipient, will be at MIT on March 12­-14, 2014 to accept the prestigious honor. A distinctive feature of the award­­ beyond the $100,000 prize, public programs and gala ­­is a residency in which the artist interacts with MIT students, faculty and staff in a range of academic disciplines on campus. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) February...

2014-02-19 12:25:50

Three Folk Musicians on View CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate its 30(th) anniversary, Jerald Melberg Gallery is hosting a celebratory exhibition showcasing works of art by every artist the gallery currently represents including Romare Bearden, Charlotte's celebrated native son. His collage, Three Folk Musicians, one of the most iconic and important works Bearden made, will be on view at the gallery through April 26, 2014. (Logo:...


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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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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