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2010-10-13 08:22:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Vandor, LLC, an industry leader in the design and marketing of licensed consumer goods, has acquired the license to manufacture products featuring Audrey Hepburn. Vandor signed a joint agreement with Paramount Pictures and Audrey Hepburn's estate to obtain the license, which has only been made available to a small group of manufacturers. The award-winning actress and fashion icon is remembered for her beauty, style and grace. She appeals to women...

2010-09-07 11:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princess Grace Foundation-USA (PGF-USA) is proud to announce that the 28th Annual Princess Grace Awards Gala will be held on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. The Awards ceremony will include the presentation of 21 awards to emerging artists in theater, dance and film as well as the Prince Rainier III Award to be presented to Denzel and Pauletta Washington and the Princess Grace Statue Award to be presented to...

2009-12-07 06:45:00

HINESVILLE, Ga., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The world-famous Perm Ballet from Perm, Russia is coming to Savannah, Spartanburg, Charleston, and Charlotte to perform the classical ballet Sleeping Beauty. The Perm Ballet cast members are all graduates of the Perm Vaganova School and are considered to be the third best ballet company in the world. Their connection to the St. Petersburg Vaganova School occurred when the school was evacuated to Perm from Leningrad during the siege during World War...

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2009-08-28 13:33:36

Summer Glau has been hired to play a recurring role on Joss Whedon's U.S. science-fiction TV series Dollhouse. Glau previously co-starred in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Whedon's Firefly. TVGuide.com said she will be featured in a few episodes during the second season of Dollhouse. Also to appear on the show are Battlestar Galactica veterans Jamie Bamber and Michael Hogan, and Alexis Denisof, who co-starred in Whedon's popular series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel,...

2009-03-13 07:30:00

Curt Eaton debuts with graphic new account of sex with spirit of Audrey Hepburn MASON, Mich., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine a man meeting the first real love of his life at age 63 -- the thing is, she's already been dead for three years. Such was the case with Curt Eaton, and in his new book, "A" (published by AuthorHouse), he chronicles his graphic, complicated, overtly sexual afterlife relationship with the spirit of Audrey Hepburn. "Does life continue after death?" Eaton, a retired...

2009-02-08 15:04:20

Famed French ballerina Violette Verdy, now a professor at Indiana University, says she is honored to be selected for France's Legion of Honor. The 75-year-old professor said learning she had been selected to become a knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honor was a shock given the traditional military implications of the French honor, The Indianapolis Star reported Sunday. It's heroic and sacrificial -- there's something of giving your life to your country, she said. In a way, I gave...

2009-01-25 12:04:18

Ballerina Nora Kovach, who defected from the Soviet bloc in the 1950s, has died in Miami at the age of 77, her husband says. Steve Farago said the Hungarian ballerina died Jan. 18 of unspecified causes after suffering from a short illness, The New York Times reported Sunday. Kovach was joined in her 1953 defection from East Berlin by fellow Budapest State Opera Ballet star Istvan Rabovsky. Impresario Paul Szilard wrote in his memoir, Under My Wings, that the dancing pair drew international...

2008-12-20 20:24:57

Olga Lepeshinskaya, who danced with Russia's Bolshoi Ballet for 30 years after becoming a star at 18, died Saturday. She was 92. The Culture Ministry announced that Lepeshinskaya will lie in state at the Bolshoi Theater before her burial, probably Tuesday, Itar-Tass reported. Lepeshinskaya's active career as a dancer occurred during the Soviet era. She joined the Bolshoi in 1933 after graduating from the Moscow Choreographic School. She was a favorite of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin and was...

2008-10-14 06:00:27

By Jackie Hunter Posh Spice yesterday stepped out in an Audrey Hepburn-style monochrome shift dress and won compliments from the fashion world. It's the latest in a string of sartorial hits by the woman for whom too much was once never enough Dear Victoria, The only occasion on which I've seen you in the flesh (and let's use that term sparingly) was five years ago at a Vogue party in New York. The sighting prompted a sharp double-take - who on Earth let this ten-year-old child wearing...

2008-09-10 21:00:16

By Brett Zongker WASHINGTON - Barbra Streisand, actor Morgan Freeman and country singer George Jones will be honored by the Kennedy Center in December along with choreographer Twyla Tharp and musicians Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey of The Who. Kennedy Center Chairman Stephen Schwarzman hailed the "extraordinary genius and tenacity" of the 2008 lifetime achievement award recipients, who were announced Tuesday. Their work, Schwarzman said, has "redefined the way we see, hear and feel...


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