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2011-06-30 10:45:00

UNCSA to Become Exclusive Affiliate School of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre NEW YORK, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Ballet Theatre (ABT) and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) School of Dance in Winston-Salem have announced plans for a five-year partnership, which will implement ABT's National Training Curriculum throughout the UNCSA School of Dance preparatory, high school and collegiate divisions and make...

2011-04-12 04:55:00

High value auction items for bidding until April 20 at charitybuzz to benefit Bone Marrow Foundation Be A Lifeline (TM) NEW YORK, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Be a lifeline for patients with life threatening cancer and genetic blood disorders while delighting in the talents of celebrity designer Charlotte Moss, New York City Ballet's former Principal Dancer Darci Kistler, or designer Meg Braff by winning their personalized auction packages in the Bone Marrow Foundation auction...

2011-03-15 13:19:00

HOUSTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Houston Ballet's sleek new Center for Dance will hold a grand opening ceremony on Saturday, April 9 at noon with a ribbon cutting ceremony presided over by Houston Mayor Annise Parker at 601 Preston Street in the heart of downtown Houston's Theater District. The new, six-story, 115,000 square-foot facility, designed with sustainable features by globally-recognized architecture firm Gensler, will come in around $46.6 million (an estimated...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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