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2008-11-30 23:01:00

MSN HOSTS EXCLUSIVE LAUNCH EVENT TODAY AT RED.MSN.COM iLIKE CHOSEN EXCLUSIVELY TO UNLEASH VIRAL DISTRIBUTION VIA ARTIST-TO-FAN SOCIAL NETWORKING PREMIER ISSUE DEBUTS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10 NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, World AIDS Day, many of the greatest artists on the globe will world-premiere exclusive songs to mark the launch of (RED)WIRE, the innovative new music service from (RED). Throughout the day, visit red.msn.com to see performances from U2, Jay-Z, Coldplay, John...

2008-09-24 15:00:35

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Center City Film & Video (http://www.ccfv.com/) has won a prestigious 2008 Mid Atlantic Emmy for a documentary shown on ABC-TV during the opening ceremony of the National Constitution Center's 2007 Liberty Medal Awards honoring Bono and DATA. Narrated by George Clooney, the video focused on the rock star's work with the advocacy group DATA and their achievements toward ending poverty and AIDS in Africa. CCFV was commissioned by the National...

2008-09-08 18:00:18

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Sandy Scott of Corporation for National and Community Service, +1-202-606-6724, sscott@cns.gov A Billion + ChangeCampaign Bolstered by New Pledges, New Research, and New Branding Seven Months after Pro-BonoSummit WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Less than seven months after challenging corporate America to deliver $1 billion in pro-bono volunteering support for nonprofits, Corporation for National and Community Service CEO David Eisner hailed...

2008-09-06 09:00:11

By Richie Taylor U2 FANS are going to have to wait until next year to hear their new album because the band is going through a self-imposed 'perfectionist phase', according to frontman Bono. Recording is still ongoing for what will be their 12th studio album - the follow-up to 2004's How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb. It is expected to be called No Line On The Horizon. It was originally set for a late November release but now won't see the light of day until early 2009. The band are...

2008-08-20 12:00:39

By MAUREEN COLEMAN Having already starred in various conflict movies including Michael Collins, Schindler's List and new BBC drama Five Minutes In Heaven, Ulster actor Liam Neeson is set for Sarajevo for a film on the Balkans War. The Ballymena man will star alongside Hollywood heavyweight Orlando Bloom in the new movie based on Bill Carter's book Fools Rush In. The as-yet untitled film will be shot on location in Sarajevo and is understood to have the support of the city's Mayor....

2008-08-19 12:00:24

By PETER ALLEN TRACKS from U2's new album have appeared on the internet illegally after Bono played them too loudly at his holiday villa on the French Riviera. A Dutch fan of the group heard the music blaring out of the beachside home in the village of Eze-sur-Mer, near Nice, and recorded them on his mobile phone. He then boasted about his achievement on U2 fan site Interference.com before putting them on YouTube. Although U2 has managed to remove the four leaked songs from YouTube...

2008-08-19 00:00:16

By Joe Surkiewicz Allegany County, located near Maryland's mountainous western edge, has a population of only 74,000 people. But 15 percent of them earn less than the federal poverty level -- and many have civil legal problems that require a lawyer. Through a mix of free, pro bono and "low bono" reduced-fee services, the Allegany Bar Foundation is working to fill the need and helping to bridge the gap left by other understaffed and underfunded legal services nonprofits. But that's not...

2008-08-18 18:00:30

By STEPHEN HAYWARD HOLLYWOOD star Liam Neeson is heading to war in Sarajevo with his old movie pal Orlando Bloom. The pair, who last starred together in the 2005 blood-thirsty, historical drama 'Kingdom Of Heaven,' are joining forces to bring author Bill Carter's book Fools Rush In to the big screen. Carter wrote the book about the period of time when he lived and worked as an aid worker in Sarajevo during the bitter Balkans war siege that lasted 43 months. Carter previously...

2008-08-01 21:00:25

By Jeff Miers Now, he's the butt of jokes, the guy every late-night comedian and radio blabbermouth will point to when they need a cheap laugh at the expense of liberal "save the world" types. Back then, he was a spotty Irish kid just out of his teens, whose heart was threatening to burst wide open, and whose passion ran an arm's length ahead of his abilities. Is there any real connection, any true continuity, between the singer who called himself Bono Vox in 1980, and the grizzled...

2008-08-01 18:00:22

By Jeff Miers, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Aug. 1--Now, he's the butt of jokes, the guy every late-night comedian and radio blabbermouth will point to when they need a cheap laugh at the expense of liberal "save the world" types. Back then, he was a spotty Irish kid just out of his teens, whose heart was threatening to burst wide open, and whose passion ran an arm's length ahead of his abilities. Is there any real connection, any true continuity, between the singer who called himself Bono Vox...


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