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2014-04-16 08:26:23

He partied in Paris, mingled with artists in Munich, was imprisoned by Nazis in Dachau, escaped to Israel and became world famous for painting his memories. PALM DESERT, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- He lived through World War I and its poignant and personal consequences. He mingled amongst the party life of 1920s red light district Paris. He mocked the Nazis as a young Bert Brecht Theater graphic designer with his poster for Threepenny Opera in 1930s Munich. Then was...

2014-04-15 23:00:42

In "Matthew Troyan: His Spirit & His Art," Baker uncovers the strength inherent in the human spirit and its ability to transmute horror into beauty. It is truly one man’s love story filled with hope set in the dark days of war-torn Europe during the first half of the 20th century, rising from those ashes to survive and thrive in America. Brookhaven, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Self-published author Dr. Robert H. Baker's masterpiece paints a picture of Troyan's life,...

2014-04-09 23:01:16

The Hospice Savannah Art Gallery will host a reception for artist Stephen Darr from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m on Thursday, April 24. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Hospice Savannah Art Gallery is proud to announce an upcoming reception that will be held for artist Stephen Darr from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m on Thursday, April 24. The show, “Moving off the Grid: Acrylic Abstractions in Color and Line,” is said to be a “vibrant feast for the eye.” Stephen Darr is an emerging painter who...

2014-04-08 23:33:43

Continental Shift Seattle is a socially engaged art exhibition exploring the dynamics of stepfamilies and currently is hosting an online forum, encouraging the public to share photographs, videos, writings and visual art inspired by their stepfamily experiences. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 On Saturday, August 9, a one-night only exhibition at Georgetown’s Castle will feature mixed media paintings by Seattle artist Amy Pleasant, juried works by local and national artists, selected...

2014-04-08 23:30:49

Vero Beach artist Robert Ottesen has created a new printing process using an ink derived from coffee. Thanks to some new techniques and a few innovations, an image of the Seattle Space Needle has been printed in a photo-realistic manner. Vero Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Vero Beach artist Robert Ottesen has created a new printing process using an ink derived from coffee. Thanks to some new techniques and a few innovations, an image of the Seattle Space Needle has been printed in a...

2014-04-08 23:03:26

City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Artist James Surls Speak at Ceremony Honoring Art in Public Spaces Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Upper Kirby District Foundation officials joined City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker and artist James Surls, along with area businesses and residents, in today’s dedication of the 38-foot tall sculpture "Tree and Three Flowers" just installed in the Upper Kirby area in the median on Kirby Drive, south of Westheimer Road. The artwork,...

2014-04-08 08:27:35

NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After three consecutive U.K. Music Week charting Dance Singles, NOAH hits the Billboard Dance Charts with "Keep On Movin'" and signs a Worldwide Licensing and Co-Publishing Agreement with Italian Record Label, EGO Music Italy. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00018-aPhoto - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00018-b "Keep On Movin' heralded as an inspirational anthem for change, garnered international tastemaker...

2014-04-07 12:28:14

WILTON, Conn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Spring's exhibition at browngrotta arts in Wilton, Connecticut, Of Two Minds: Artists Who Do More Than One of a Kind, features artists who work in more than one medium, work with more than one material or more than one technique. On exhibit will be sculptures, paintings, objects and wall works by 25 international artists. The exhibition, at browngrotta arts, 276 Ridgefield Road, Wilton, Connecticut 06897, begins with an Artist's...

2014-04-07 08:25:07

-Award-Winning Artist's First Headlining Tour in Six Years Has Been Selling Out Venues Around the World and Has Just Announced a Return to North America this Fall- NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to overwhelming demand, Justin Timberlake announced today the, globally celebrated, 20/20 Experience World Tour will return to North America this fall. The newly announced North American shows will include stops in Los Angeles, Oklahoma City, Dallas, Toronto,...

2014-04-07 00:21:54

GEORGE STRAIT NAMED ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR, MIRANDA LAMBERT & KEITH URBAN TIED WITH 3 WINS LAS VEGAS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Winners have been announced for the 49(th) ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, a star-studded ceremony broadcast LIVE tonight on the CBS Television Network from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Fans named George Strait the Entertainer of the Year, the evening's biggest honor and the second win of his career in that category. This year...


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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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  • A stinking tobacco.
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