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2010-08-09 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Chelsea Handler announces final shows in Cleveland, Toronto, Newark, Pittsburgh and Honolulu to the hugely successful Belvedere Vodka Presents Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang tour. Along with the additional shows, Chelsea Handler will also perform in various cities throughout the country including Nashville, Chicago (2 shows), San Antonio, New Orleans, Baltimore, Charlotte, Tampa (2 shows), Milwaukee, St. Louis, Columbus (2 shows), Indianapolis and Anaheim....

2010-07-10 23:00:00

NEW YORK, July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) will open its 11th edition on Tuesday, July 27 with THE DRY LAND, starring America Ferrera and Wilmer Valderrama at the School of Visual Arts Theater (333 West 23rd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues). Red carpet events and screenings will also be taking place at the Clearview Cinemas Chelsea 9 (260 West 23rd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues). The gripping TROPICO DE SANGRE, starring Michelle...

2010-02-05 07:45:00

BALTIMORE, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed abstract artist Susan Olmetti (http://www.susanolmetti.com/) has selected CauseWire(TM) (http://www.ereleases.com/causewire/) as her press release distribution partner. Olmetti announced last week the launch of her nationwide tour and the premiere of her newest series, "The Outdoor Girls," at the Chelsea Hotel in New York City. Olmetti approached CauseWire as she sought comprehensive press release distribution services on a nonprofit budget. The...

2010-02-01 11:18:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the Grand Opening of the Distrikt Hotel, embracing the look and spirit of Manhattan's "distrikts" with neighborhood-themed floors from the Financial District to Harlem. Whether checking into the "Soho" on floor 12 or "Chelsea" on floor 20, guests will be assured of the same outstanding service, convenient location, and distinctive New York style. The sleek, skyscraper hotel is also home to the Collage restaurant, celebrating New York foodie...

2009-11-23 10:27:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chelsea Improvement Company, created by Biederman Redevelopment Ventures, has received has received a Silver Prize at The Spark 2009 Design & Architecture Awards for its Southwest Chelsea Streetscape Collection. The Southwest Chelsea Streetscape Collection award submission represented the overall redevelopment of the Chelsea neighborhood in Manhattan, including improvements in signage, lamps, flowerbeds, tree plantings, lighting, signage and liter...

2009-02-02 12:07:05

Director Alan G. Parker says his new U.K. film Who Killed Nancy? makes a strong argument that punk rocker Sid Vicious didn't stab Nancy Spungen to death. Spungen, Vicious' 20-year-old girlfriend, was found dead Oct. 12, 1978, at New York's Chelsea Hotel, where she and Vicious had been staying. Vicious, bassist for the Sex Pistols, was arrested, but died of a heroin overdose Feb. 2, 1979, at age 21, while awaiting trial for Spungen's slaying. Police reportedly closed the case on Spungen's...

2008-10-12 12:00:11

NEW YORK (AP) -- A family of five, including three children as young as 15 months, died in a blaze Saturday that filled an apartment with thick black smoke and kept the victims from escaping through the front door, fire officials said. A 10-year-old boy who survived was in critical condition after the fire in a public housing complex in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. The boy was found with two other family members in a back bedroom, while the rest of the family sought refuge in a full...

2008-07-18 18:00:33

By Krystal J. Carman, Claremore Daily Progress, Okla. Jul. 18--Chelsea town officials approved a building permit Thursday for Aztec Galvanizing which plans to rebuild after a fire destroyed the building earlier this year. Aztec Galvanizing, formerly AAA Galvanizing, will spend $3.2 million rebuilding the facility located in Chelsea Industrial Park and replacing damaged equipment. John Lincoln, regional general manager of Aztec Galvanizing, said a new boiler system will be added which...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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