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2011-03-22 10:02:00

NEW YORK, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot Scots and bold-faced names take Manhattan by storm and get "Dressed to Kilt" at the ninth annual charity event, this year taking place on Tuesday April 5, 2011. Sir Sean and Lady Connery again serve as Honorary Chairmen and introduce to Dressed to Kilt their granddaughter Saskia Connery, who will make her runway debut at this year's show. The highly-anticipated event will be held at the Hammerstein Ballroom (311 West 34th Street, between 8th...

2010-10-01 17:14:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Glasgow-based Billi Productions Ltd announced today the completion of the musical score composition and orchestral recording for "Sir Billi," Scotland's first full-length animated feature film that is now in the final stages of post production. Internationally recognized film composer Patrick Doyle wrote the score, working with the film's husband and wife creative team, Sascha Hartmann, who directed the movie, and Tessa Hartmann who wrote the script....

2010-03-31 13:41:00

LOS ANGELES, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Embarking on Scotland's first full-length animated feature film, Glasgow-based Billi Productions Ltd and independent studio Glasgow Animation have started post-production including final colorization, lighting and rendering on the new animated family film "Sir Billi," it was announced today by Sascha Hartmann, co-founder of Billi Productions Ltd. The production team is also unveiling the first in a series of animation stills from the film. Hartmann...

2010-03-16 08:05:00

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot Scots and bold-faced names from New York City and around the globe take over Manhattan and get "Dressed to Kilt" at the highly-anticipated annual event, again hosted by Sir Sean and Lady Connery, taking place Monday, April 5, 2010. It will be held at M2 Ultra Lounge (530 West 28(th) Street, between 10(th) and 11(th) Avenues), beginning with a cocktail reception at 7:30 p.m., followed by the runway fashion show presentation at 9:00 p.m. The theme of...

2009-06-19 08:51:00

HONG KONG, June 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The world-renowned actor Sir Sean Connery will be awarded an 'Honorary Doctorate of the University' by his home- town university today (Friday, 19 June). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090619/HKF006 ) The Edinburgh-born Scot will collect his degree at a ceremony from Edinburgh Napier University, situated in Scotland's capital city. Sir Sean will be accompanied by his wife, Lady Micheline Connery at the special event at the...

2009-03-17 17:31:00

Sir Sean and Lady Connery Kick off Tartan Week with Celebrity Runway Fashion Show NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sophisticated New Yorkers and celebrity Scots from around the globe take over the city and get "Dressed to Kilt" with Sir Sean and Lady Connery playing host of the evening's festivities. This year's Dressed to Kilt is presented by Glenfiddich(R) and Celebrating Homecoming Scotland 2009. The highly-anticipated event will take place on Monday, March 30 at M2 Lounge (530 West...

2009-02-27 16:28:56

A spokesman for David Beckham said the soccer star did not give consent for his image to be used in a Chinese commercial for an impotence drug. Footage of Beckham from a television interview was paired with Chinese dubbing in the advertisement to make it appear that the British athlete is promoting the impotence drug, which is marketed as a competitor to Pfizer's Viagra, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. You want to know how I keep myself hard on the pitch? a voice asks in Chinese while...

2008-09-12 18:00:21

1. What name is given to the usher belonging to the Order of the Garter whose chief duty is to serve as official messenger of the House of Lords? 2. Ash Wednesday is the first day of which Christian festival? 3. How many humps has a Bactrian camel? 4. What is the stage name of the Scottish comedian and actor Anthony McMillan? 5. Hare Krishna is a branch of which religion? 6. Which US entrepreneur introduced the Kodak box camera in 1888? 7. Who has urged that we "tilt the...

2008-08-25 15:00:42

By GARETH EDWARDS Capital-born legend is in fine fettle as he launches memoirs SIR Sean Connery was in good spirits as he officially launched his long-awaited memoirs Being A Scot at the Edinburgh International Book Festival today. The Edinburgh-born star, who turns 78 today, was greeted warmly by fans as he turned up at the Book Festival on Charlotte Square ahead of a planned appearance before a sell-out crowd of more than 500 people for the launch - the fastest-selling event in the...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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