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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.

2011-06-27 10:07:00

On eve of U2's Pittsburgh Heinz Field concert MIDLAND, Pa., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --A special free advance screening of the film 'Killing Bono' is planned in this western Pennsylvania town's performing arts center on July 25, the evening before the rock band U2's tour-ending concert at Pittsburgh's Heinz Field. 'Killing Bono' author Neil McCormick will host the screening and attend a reception afterward.

2011-06-23 10:22:00

-Organization Honors Outstanding Pro Bono Support in Digital, Print and Broadcast- NEW YORK, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership at Drugfree.org today announced the recipients of its annual Media Recognition Awards, given in honor of outstanding pro bono support of the organization's public service education campaigns in national print, broadcast and digital media.

2011-05-25 15:05:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Music From SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark will be released on June 14th by Interscope Records. With 14 new songs co-written by Bono and The Edge for the Broadway production, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark, the album is produced by Steve Lillywhite.

2011-05-22 14:16:00

DENVER, May 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U2 360 tour made a triumphant return to North America last night with a sold out show at Invesco Stadium at Mile High in Denver, Colorado. This U2 360 show first toured USA in fall 2009, playing 17 dates across the country culminating in the record breaking sold-out show at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena and streamed live worldwide via YouTube. The North American tour was postponed last May after singer Bono injured his back, but the dates were quickly...

2011-05-18 13:30:00

MEXICO CITY, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Marca Pais - Imagen de Mexico: Celebrities love Mexico. American artists have been going to Mexico for several years and have gained a great fan-base in the country.

2011-05-17 11:56:00

MEXICO CITY, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Marca Pais - Imagen de Mexico: As part of his recent concert tour in Mexico, U2 musician and global humanitarian Bono met with President Felipe Calderon to discuss drug violence and poverty affecting Mexico.

2011-05-01 00:09:06

9th Annual Build a Well for Bono's Birthday fundraiser seeks donations to support improved water and sanitation at schools in Benin. Schenectady, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2011 The African Well Fund (http://www.africanwellfund.org) is excited to announce that the beneficiary of the 9th Annual Build a Well for Bono's Birthday fundraising campaign will be four schools in Benin supported by Angelique Kidjo's Batonga Foundation (http://www.batongafoundation.org/).

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