Latest Bono Stories

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

2009-04-14 08:00:00

More than 9 in 10 Nonprofits in Greater Need of Pro Bono and Skilled Volunteers; Yet, Corporations and Nonprofits Cite Significant Barriers to Giving and Getting This Type of Support NEW YORK, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the 2009 Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey, both nonprofits and corporations are overlooking a high-impact opportunity to leverage pro bono and skilled volunteer support to offset a decline in corporate giving dollars.

2009-03-05 05:48:07

The Irish rock band U2 has signed a deal for three mutually exclusive radio broadcasts on three consecutive nights, Interscope Records announced. Produced by FMQB Productions, U2 3 Nights Live coincides with the release of the band's latest album, No Line on the Horizon. Beginning Monday in Los Angeles, the band will offer an inside look at the making of its new CD.

2009-03-04 05:00:00

U2 Like You've Never Heard Them Before SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the release of No Line On The Horizon, Interscope recording artist U2 will participate in an unprecedented radio broadcast event produced by FMQB Productions, U2 3 Nights Live which places the band in three cities for three mutually exclusive radio broadcasts for three consecutive nights.

2009-02-28 11:34:52

The rock band U2, in a Beatles redux, performed several of its hits from the roof of the BBC's Broadcasting House in London, witnesses say. Witnesses said the band played a surprise concert Friday seven stories up from the streets of London, offering those gathered below hits such as Vertigo and Beautiful Day, The Daily Telegraph reported. The performance only included four songs, but the appearance of U2 lead singer Bono on the broadcasting house's roof temporarily stopped traffic down...

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