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2014-08-28 08:26:14

Coors Light to Provide $10,000 Scholarship Donations to Each Participating HBCU CHICAGO, Aug.

2011-06-07 00:00:31

Vintage film retailer breaks from conventions of increasingly technology-driven industry with an assortment of classic movie titles, all available on either VHS or DVD. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 Recent years have seen the home video industry almost completely taken over by on-demand streaming video sites such as Netflix, with traditional brick-and-mortar video stores, as well as retail giants such as Blockbuster, struggling to compete with new technology.

2011-04-06 11:01:00

NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Classical TV, the premier destination for the best performing arts online, announced today the launch of Classical TV's free performing arts channel on Roku.

2011-03-29 04:30:00

NEW YORK, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SYCO/Columbia Records is proud to announce the upcoming release of Dream With Me, the first full-length album from soprano prodigy Jackie Evancho, available everywhere Tuesday, June 14. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110329/NY73049 ) The year's most eagerly awaited classical pop crossover album, Dream With Me fulfills the promise of O Holy Night, Jackie's major label debut, an extended play (EP) seasonal collection released last November...

2009-04-28 06:35:00

TORONTO, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In early April 2009, Diamond Comic Distributors notified Jack Lake Productions Inc., publisher of Classics Illustrated comics, that due to "new operating guidelines and benchmarks," they are dropping solicitation and distribution of the full Classics Illustrated series. President of Jack Lake Productions Inc., Jaak Jarve, commented, "That this is another example of a knee-jerk reaction to the tough economic environment everybody is struggling with to get...

2008-08-29 00:00:27

By Michael Machosky Making great new cutting-edge pop music is hard enough as it is. Just try it without a vocalist. Calling Brooklyn laptop-and-guitar-based duo Ratatat -- coming to Diesel this Friday -- "pop music" isn't totally accurate.

2008-08-27 09:00:59

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The theatre of Dionysus. Roman gladiator shows. The Olympics. These are just a few of the storied pieces of Greek and Roman myth and history that continue to shape events and customs today in the modern world.

2004-11-28 03:00:22

What arts and humanities can mean to our living: a review essay John Guillory, Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation (The University of Chicago Press, 1993).


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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