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2014-06-02 12:25:41

Hundreds of National Scholastic Art & Writing Award-winning teens from across the country are gathering in New York City to attend events in their honor, including a Carnegie Hall ceremony featuring special addresses by entertainer Nick Cannon, Emmy® Award-winning actor David Strathairn and artist Kay WalkingStick; gallery exhibitions; a Maker Prom; and more NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City will be brimming with young, fresh talent beginning June 5 when the National...

2014-06-02 08:27:14

PASADENA, California, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed independent musician Kevin Devine, in conjunction with Contendis Inc. - a provider of 'artist to fan' app services - releases 'The Official Kevin Devine App' for a renewed and exclusive fan experience. The app provides fans a free central hub for all Devine's social media channels, music, news, bio- and discography, tour dates, ticket sales, merchandise and promotions as well as exclusive 'app only' content within paid...

2014-05-31 23:01:58

“The Art of Experience” showcases the talents of senior Connecticut artists. Southbury, Connecticut (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Connecticut Senior Juried Art Show at Pomperaug Woods, Southbury’s only not-for-profit retirement community, invites senior artists to participate in the seventh annual Connecticut Senior Juried Art Show, September 27-28. Entry forms with a photo of original artwork are due by June 27, 2014. The highly anticipated event showcases the work of talented...

2014-05-28 23:18:55

Grammy award winning heavy metal guitarist, Mark Tremonti debuts his commissioned original Joe Fenton masterpiece PRS guitar by playing the guitar on stage to a sold out crowd at the Rock on the Range festival. Stevensville, MD (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 As an internationally recognized artist whose intricate drawings can be found in art galleries, corporate and private collections, Joe Fenton is represented internationally by Gallery House. Fenton works in monochrome using graphite, ink and...

2014-05-28 23:11:37

The world-famous Admiral Theatre has transformed its private dancers’ dressing room with a massive mural painted by an up-and-coming local artist. The mural extends throughout the entire locker room facility, (covering thousands of sq. ft.) and took the artist several months to complete. Chicago, IL. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The World Famous Admiral Theatre has transformed its private dancers’ dressing room with a massive mural painted by an up-and-coming local artist. The mural extends...

2014-05-21 16:24:54

Five generous patrons donate work of art to National Gallery of Canada OTTAWA, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Argentia: The Ruins of Fort McAndrew: After the Cold War, a new painting by the great Canadian artist from Newfoundland, Christopher Pratt, is now in the national collection. Created in 2013, the painting was generously donated to the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) by a group of five donors, admirers of the artist's work. The work of art is on view in Canadian Art gallery A112B....

2014-05-21 12:25:46

NEW YORK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Groundbreaking works depicting the fantastical cityscapes of New York's skyline form the centerpiece of a major new show by renowned French artist Jean-Francois Rauzier, inventor of the 'Hyperphoto'. The show opens on 28(th) May simultaneously at both Waterhouse & Dodd galleries on Manhattan's Upper East Side, and features images that capture the distinctive character of different sections of the city, including the Lower East Side, Upper...

2014-05-21 08:26:55

Voices Against Bullying Opens Tour Headlining Singer Laurie Rubin LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadenza Artists, an artist management company, launched a social mission, "Voices Against Bullying," with support from Plácido Domingo, the San Francisco Opera and other musical leaders, that will use music to bring awareness to the prevalence of bullying, and inspire and support high school students who have been bullied. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140521/89921 PureLand...

2014-05-15 16:26:33

MIDLAND, Texas, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 'Road to Austin' will have a private film screening on Tuesday - May 20, 2014 (7:00pm) at the Cinergy Theatre in Midland, Tx. The screening is also a fundraiser for the Texas Heritage Music Foundation's "Artist Wellness Program". (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140515/MN28234) Writer and Director, Gary Fortin will be present at the screening and for the red carpet reception in addition to some of the film's senior...

2014-05-12 12:26:42

Newly Signed Artist Performs Live at Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, FL HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock International has recruited Spencer Battiest, R&B/Pop artist and member of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, as the newest artist under the Hard Rock Records label. To celebrate his new record contract, Battiest made a special appearance at Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, FL at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Friday, May 9, 2014, where he performed his...


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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'