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2014-04-02 23:27:52

Eighteen students receive diplomas in graduation ceremony. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Diplomas were awarded to students of The Blackbird Academy on Saturday, March 29th at Blackbird Studio in Nashville, TN. The ceremony was heavily attended by friends and family of the students who traveled to Nashville from all over North America. Co-Director of Education, Mark Rubel, gave an encouraging speech to the students while the official commencement speech came from Institutional...

2014-04-02 23:01:40

Casting Frontier now permits members of the Talent Managers Association to submit their talent to casting opportunities via the online portal. Until now, only agents have been permitted to log in and submit to casting opportunities. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Casting Frontier is happy to welcome Talent Managers Association (TMA) members to submit to projects available on the Casting Frontier website. Managers requesting a profile on Casting Frontier will be required to follow...

2014-03-31 20:22:16

"Aladdin" Cast Records In New York City Today NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The cast of the new Broadway smash, Disney's Aladdin is currently in the studio laying down tracks for the Original Cast Recording of the show, to be released by Walt Disney Records digitally on Tuesday, May 27th. The physical album is set for release on Tuesday, June 17th and will also be available for purchase in-theater. The Aladdin Original Broadway Cast Recording will be produced by Alan...

2014-03-31 12:25:27

AGO curator Sophie Hackett leads distinguished panel of jurors that includes Laurie Simmons and Okwui Enwezor TORONTO, March 31, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Aimia | AGO Photography Prize is pleased to announce the jury of experts who will award Canada's largest photography prize this year. Sophie Hackett, associate curator of photography at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), will lead the 2014 Prize panel which will include luminaries Laurie Simmons, a New York photography and...

2014-03-27 23:31:05

Mighty Bright’s Brightest Book Light Packaged with Utilitarian Cradle Base Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Mighty Bright, designer and manufacturer of innovative personal LED lights, is pleased to introduce the HammerHead + Cradle Base, a combination package of the popular HammerHead LED Book Light and the magnetic Cradle Base. With six LEDs, the battery operated HammerHead is Mighty Bright’s brightest book light. The magnetic cradle base is compatible with many of Mighty...

2014-03-27 12:34:59

Mobile Web App Will Serve as Online Hub for Festival Offerings TEMPE, Ariz., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Tempe Festival of the Arts and AT&T* announced the availability of a new mobile web app created to serve as a resource for attendees of the popular local arts event. The mobile interface will act as an informational hub for the nearly 225,000 expected visitors of the 37(th) Annual Spring Tempe Festival of the Arts on March 28-30....

2014-03-27 08:28:54

New "Warrior Willis" Ready to be Used this Fall on Sundays PHOENIX, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Rockin' Refuel® members country singer Kellie Pickler and football star Patrick Willis met up for a dance lesson to help improve Willis' big play on the field celebration. This fall, instead of his usual flex, Willis may celebrate tackles, sacks and interceptions with his newly patented "Warrior Willis" that was co-developed by Pickler who won a prime time celebrity dance...

2014-03-21 23:03:21

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back pricing on Carrie Underwood Stadium of Fire tickets in Provo, UT. This popular secondary source is also offering their customer appreciation promo code CARRIE-2014 for added savings. Provo, UT (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Ticket Down announces that Carrie Underwood will perform in Provo, UT at The Stadium of Fire. The Stadium of Fire at the LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Ut. is an event that American Idol winner and country superstar Carrie...

2014-03-21 16:22:16

NEW YORK, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BOMB launches its newly restructured and redesigned website--a platform for the ongoing creation of artist-to-artist dialogue and a portal into BOMB's archives. Thanks to funding from A.W. Mellon Foundation, over the past two years, BOMB has digitized its previously published content--over 6,000 articles involving more than 7,000 artists. With additional funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fiddlehead Fund, BOMB's Board of...

2014-03-19 00:21:41

New Leadership in Place with Director Philippe Vergne LOS ANGELES, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), announced today the election of returning artist trustees John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and Catherine Opie and new artist trustee Mark Grotjahn to the MOCA board. Returning trustees Kathi Cypres and Steven F. Roth and former interim director Maria Seferian were also elected. These significant...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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