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2009-11-06 13:08:00

Honor Recognizes Courageous and Innovative Approaches to Human Rights NEW YORK, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights today announced that Bono and Wyclef Jean will receive the organization's 2009 Ripple of Hope Award. The award, which will be presented at the Center's annual dinner on November 18th, recognizes the bold leadership demonstrated by the two honorees on humanitarian issues. "As champions of justice, Bono and Wyclef have...

2009-11-03 15:58:00

DALLAS, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- All My Sons Moving, a Dallas based moving company, recently assisted several of its customers by discounting their moving and storage fees. "Several of our customers were significantly delinquent on storage fees and could not pay. These people simply fell on hard times," explained Jason Crossen, All My Sons Moving of Dallas President. Through All My Sons Moving charity initiative they provide pro bono services to families and organizations in need....

2009-09-09 12:35:00

DALLAS, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- All My Sons Moving, a Dallas Based Moving Company, is committed to serving the communities in which they do business. One of the ways they have decided to help is by offering pro bono moving services to select organizations in need. The Movers have announced, today that all of the All My Sons Moving Companies have joined the charity initiative. The All My Sons Moving Charity Initiative will focus on issues central to the founding values and business ethics...

2009-07-18 14:39:32

U.S. theater director Julie Taymor says Spider-man will not be singing in costume in the forthcoming Broadway production Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark. Taymor said while Spider-man's alter-ego, Peter Parker, will offer up a song or two in the Broadway musical, which will feature music from U2 rockers Bono and the Edge, the tights-wearing superhero will stick to flying about and fighting bad guys, Rolling Stone reported Friday. Taymor said she prepared for the new stage production, which...

2009-07-05 00:10:16

Rocker turned philanthropist Bob Geldof became editor-for-a-day Saturday of La Stampa, an Italian newspaper, helping prepare a special edition on Africa. The Sunday paper is part of the run-up to the Group of Eight meeting scheduled for next week in L'Aquila, the Italian news agency ANSA reported. Mario Calabresi, editor in chief of the Turin daily, said Thursday Geldof's responsibilities as his co-editor would include assisting with page design, choosing photographs and writing headlines....

2009-07-01 11:44:00

BARCELONA, Spain, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "We've got a space station designed by Gaudi," Bono told the rapturous 90,000 capacity crowd. The band opened the show with "Breathe," a track from their latest No 1 album No Line On The Horizon and went on to dedicate "Angel Of Harlem" - originally inspired by Billie Holiday - to the late Michael Jackson. The 360 Tour features a round stage positioned on the stadium floor with the band surrounded by their audience, the natural progression...

2009-06-29 10:18:00

EAGAN, Minn., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- West today announced a new pro bono outreach initiative and a Web site to help lawyers displaced by recent layoffs manage the transition to their next assignment. West is a business of Thomson Reuters and the leading source of intelligent information for law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies. Do Justice [ http://west.thomson.com/westlaw/do-justice/ ] is a new client-focused initiative that supports law firm pro bono activities....

2009-06-27 11:43:05

The producers of the new Spider-Man stage musical say Alan Cummings was selected to play villain Green Goblin and Evan Rachel Woods will be their leading lady. They also announced technical issues have pushed back the Broadway show's opening next spring by a week, with previews starting Feb. 25. Daily Variety reported Saturday the lead in the play, Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark, had yet to be filled despite open auditions held this year. Wood was nevertheless thrilled at winning the role of...

2009-05-07 16:38:00

Honorees will headline opening night of the inaugural Politics on Film festival WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) announced today it will present the first annual Leaders Award to Dan Glickman, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) and Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack (R-CA). The award will be presented at this evening's Opening Night Party of the Politics on Film festival, which will be hosted by Mrs. Mary...

2009-04-14 09:34:00

Non-Profit Social Entrepreneur Network Earns Three-Month $30,000 Pro Bono PR Campaign to Help Implement Positive Change Emory University Junior Mallory Goldberg Secures Winning Individual Entry; Receives $5,000 Internship to Learn PR Skills to Become a Change Agent EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW Group (www.mww.com), one of the nation's top ten public relations firms, today announced the winners of its national initiative, "100 Words for 100 Days." Timed to the first 100...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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