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2014-07-18 04:21:15

LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - A 7 day journey with 7 illustrators from 7 different countries to discover the essence of the 7 beautiful Canary Islands - The illustrators will share their journey on the onthedraw.travel website and social media as a log book of their experiences The Canary Islands Tourism Board has enlisted the help of 7 renowned illustrators from 7 different countries, including UK artist Steve...

2014-07-17 12:26:41

OTTAWA, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Gallery of Canada (NGC) announced today the finalists in its contest for teens aged 16 to 19, So You Want to Be an Artist? The 15 finalists were selected from 117 youths who submitted their artworks. Twelve pieces were selected by the public, who voted online for their favourite ones. For the first time since the contest was launched in 2011, three additional young artists saw their works selected by a NGC expert for their artistic...

2014-07-16 08:26:15

Growth in streams, downloads & licensing deals illustrate healthy opportunities in evolving business of music NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating growing opportunities for artists in the evolving business of music, TuneCore today announced that digital music distribution payouts to TuneCore Artists in Q2 2014 exceeded $33.2 million, an 18.4 percent increase over Q2 2013. Since its inception in 2006, TuneCore has paid $438.8 million to artists from a total of 8.8...

2014-07-16 08:25:26

Artist/publisher Tom Zotos created a new collection of images on 3D enhanced prints and high end t-shirts that highlight the historic places and timeline that led to Jimi Hendrix's meteoric rise in the late 60's LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Zotos teams up with the Jimi Hendrix Foundation to exclusively offer his newest collection of 3D poster art and t-shirts to fans at www.jimihendrix1.com. A generous portion of the proceeds will benefit the Jimi Hendrix...

2014-07-14 23:06:21

The first comic book version of the revolutionary multiplatform storytelling franchise, DARK PROPHET “The Light Exposing Darkness,” will officially premiere at the Artist Alley at Comic-Con 2014. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 The first comic book version of the revolutionary multiplatform storytelling franchise, DARK PROPHET “The Light Exposing Darkness,” will officially premiere at the Artist Alley at Comic-Con 2014. The international convention for the fans of comics,...

2014-07-14 23:00:46

Coast 2 Coast LIVE Presents: Atlanta Artist Showcase Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Tonight: Harlem Nights in Atlanta, Georgia on July 14. 2014 - Coast 2 Coast LIVE Hosted by Lil Fats, CEO of Coast 2 Coast, and with music by DJ Cube. Coast 2 Coast LIVE presents the ATL Edition on July 14, 2014, bringing together celebrity judges and industry professionals including DJs, Producers, A&Rs and more. Coast 2 Coast LIVE provides both major artists and indie artists alike an opportunity...

2014-07-14 08:25:05

NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Island Records, a division of Universal Music Group (UMG) strengthens its executive level management team with the promotion of Eric Wong to Executive Vice President / General Manager, Island Records, it was announced today by David Massey, President, Island Records. Mr. Wong, who is based in New York, will oversee all operations of Island Records, and will report directly to Mr. Massey. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140711/126490...

2014-07-11 08:23:31

The $28.2 million masterpiece debuts at the resort on public display LAS VEGAS, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wynn Las Vegas welcomes Popeye by acclaimed American artist Jeff Koons, as part of the resort's continued appreciation and commitment to public art. At 6 feet 5 inches tall and more than 2,000 pounds, the mirror-polished stainless steel Popeye stands proudly in the Wynn Esplanade. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2014-07-10 12:25:37

Trey Songz is first to top the new chart NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Billboard, the leading global destination for charts, news, trends and innovations in music, today launched the Artist 100 chart, the first-ever ranking dedicated to measuring artist activity across the most influential Billboard charts. The weekly Artist 100 chart, which premiered today with Trey Songz securing the top spot, blends information culled from album sales, track sales, radio airplay,...

2014-07-01 08:28:05

New Smartphone / Tablet App Suite Allows Touring Artists to Engage With Existing Music Fans and Reach New Concert-Goers NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the success of its popular Facebook application used by over 225,000 touring artists, Bandsintown introduced its first mobile application for artists and their managers called Bandsintown Manager. The app empowers artists on tour, music managers and digital marketers to stay on top of day-to-day tasks for working musicians...


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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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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