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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...

2014-05-09 00:21:28

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blues Foundation presented the 35th Blues Music Awards Thursday night, May 8 in Memphis. The event brings together Blues performers, industry representatives and fans from all over the world to celebrate the best in Blues recordings and performances from the previous year. Three awards went to Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks and their band, while a Little Walter tribute featuring five top harmonica players received two awards,...

2014-05-06 16:30:05

First Quarter Highlights (year over year): LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) today released financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100603/LA14899LOGO Coming off a record year in 2013, we are off to a strong start in the first quarter, setting us up for our fourth consecutive year of growth in 2014. Our first quarter delivered revenue growth of 22%, Adjusted...

2014-05-06 12:32:45

Artist's Latest Album Premieres 9 Newly Written Willie Nelson Songs NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SONY/Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the release of Band of Brothers, the new Willie Nelson studio album premiering 14 performances including nine brand-new songs composed by America's quintessential pop/country songwriter. Willie Nelson's Band of Brothers will be available Tuesday, June 17. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140505/84152 The much-anticipated...

2014-05-06 12:27:58

Art representing 24 cities in 12 countries on four continents will be showcased at world's first outdoor projection festival June 5-7 ALYS BEACH, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The finalists for Digital Graffiti 2014, the world's first outdoor projection art festival at Alys Beach on Scenic Highway 30A in Northwest Florida's South Walton county, represent 24 cities in 12 countries on four different continents. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140506/84646) After...


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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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