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2014-04-07 16:23:59

Watch Me Move: The Animation Show June 6-September 1, 2014 NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This summer the Frist Center for the Visual Arts comes alive with the installation of Watch Me Move: The Animation Show, the most extensive exhibition ever mounted to present a wide range of animated imagery produced in the last 120 years. Organized by the Barbican Centre, London, the exhibition juxtaposes works by pioneers and independent film-makers including...

2008-10-11 00:00:24

He's been hailed by some as the world's most gifted guitarist and has enthralled musos and novices alike in concert halls all around the world with his innovative technique. Tonight Preston Reed returns to the B Bar in the Barbican Theatre to play before a tiny audience of about 60 lucky punters. OK, so you've heard of 'gifted' guitarists before, but you've really got to believe the hype with Preston. What he does is to create a dual guitar effect by playing with both hands on top of the...

2008-10-02 00:00:14

The Barbican Theatre recorded a bumper year last year, with its work reaching 38,000 people at the venue and throughout Devon and Cornwall. "More and more people are enjoying cultural activities and getting involved in learning new skills. It's exciting to see so many new and talented professional artists in Plymouth," said its director Sheila Snellgrove. Unveiling the new autumn programme, Sheila said it drew together some of the best small-scale companies from the region and across the...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.