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2012-01-04 10:23:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States military has withdrawn from Iraq, and as a result, Salvatore A. Bono's career as a Government Contractor supporting the US Forces in Iraq recently came to an end. The recent ending of one career has led to the start of another as The Sky's The Limit Productions, LLC announces the kick-off of pre-production activities on its initial project, "The Five Day Crucifixion." A Supernatural Drama written by Producer, Salvatore A. Bono, the...

2011-11-28 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Enterprises -- From The Sky Down, a documentary film about the making of U2's Achtung Baby, will be released worldwide on Blu-ray and DVD on December 12th, 2011, ahead of a U.S. release on January 24th, 2012. Earlier this year, U2 returned to Hansa Studios in Berlin to discuss the making of Achtung Baby. From The Sky Down, is a documentary film directed by Academy Award winning director Davis Guggenheim (It Might Get Loud, Waiting...

2011-11-04 07:00:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon and DLA Piper have been honored with the 2011 Pro Bono Partner Award from Corporate Pro Bono, a joint venture of the Pro Bono Institute and the Association of Corporate Counsel. The award, presented Thursday evening (Nov. 3) at the institute's annual dinner in New York City, recognizes Verizon's collaboration with global law firm DLA Piper in developing an integrated program to work together on pro bono projects in numerous...

2011-10-19 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate Pro Bono announced today that Verizon Communications and DLA Piper have been selected to receive the CPBO Pro Bono Partner Award for their collaborative effort to address veterans, education, and domestic violence issues through pro bono work. The award, given by CPBO, a joint venture between PBI and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), will be presented at the 2011 Pro Bono Institute Annual Dinner in New York on November 3....

2011-09-20 12:09:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (RED), the organization which was created by Bono and Bobby Shriver in 2006 to drive corporate profits into the fight against AIDS and has so far delivered over $175 million for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, today announced the appointment of respected media executive Deborah Dugan as CEO. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110920/MM71762-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110920/MM71762LOGO-b )...

2011-09-15 23:01:00

Bono, Edge, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Madonna Events Streamed To Major Media Outlets WATERLOO, ON, Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Dejero, creator of the award-winning 4G/3G/WiFi wireless live television transmission solution: Dejero LIVE+, announced today that The Canadian Press used Dejero LIVE+ to stream a number of red carpet events at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) to major media outlets. TIFF is an international leader in film culture that draws worldwide...

2011-09-12 01:30:00

MOSCOW and LONDON, September 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Anglo/Russian Venture Will Have Important Humanitarian Objectives From Day 1 Pro Bono Bio(TM) is a new international pharmaceutical company that launched today. Pro Bono Bio is the result of a three year Anglo/Russian project, developed by Celtic Pharma Holdings in London. Pro Bono Bio has ambitious growth targets that will allow it to support a unique humanitarian mission. Pro Bono Bio combines global pharma...

2011-08-31 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prix Galien USA Committee, responsible for awarding the most prestigious prize in biopharmaceutical research and development, announced today that Dr. Paul Farmer will be awarded the 2011 Pro Bono Humanum Award during the 5th Annual Prix Galien USA Award Ceremony. The annual award presentation accompanies a series of other awards honoring companies who have made innovative contributions to biopharmaceutical and medical technology research and...

2011-08-04 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty years ago, Bono described Achtung Baby as "the sound of four men chopping down The Joshua Tree" while Jon Pareles of The New York Times wrote that "stripped-down and defying its old formulas, U2 has given itself a fighting chance for the 1990's." The album won a Grammy® Award for Best Rock Performance and became one of the most significant records of the nineties and of U2's career. (Photo:...

2011-06-28 09:17:00

Special preview of new film to be held on eve of U2's Pittsburgh performance MIDLAND, Pa., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of U2's concert at Heinz Field, the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center will present a special advance screening of Killing Bono, a rock-and-roll comedy based on author Neil McCormick's 2003 comedic memoir of the same name, on Monday, July 25, at 7:30 p.m. The event will be hosted by McCormick, who is this year's artist-in-residence at Lincoln...