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2010-10-19 15:25:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribal leaders and personnel from across the state will be gathering at the California Indian Museum and Cultural Center in Santa Rosa next week for New Journeys in Collaboration, an annual networking event, which takes place on Friday, October 29th at 5250 Aero Drive, Santa Rosa, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Representative Lynn Woolsey (D - 6th District) will...

2008-10-23 15:00:19

The 2008 AFI European Union Film Showcase, the fall's signature cultural event for Washington, DC, moviegoers and the area's diplomatic community, will formally kickoff November 6 with the Opening Night presentation, I'VE LOVED YOU SO LONG (Il y a longtemps que je t'aime). The French film stars Kristin Scott Thomas as a woman readjusting to life after a long term in prison. Oscar(R)-winner Scott Thomas has garnered great acclaim for her performance. The film is the debut feature by...

2008-10-02 21:00:14

A singer-songwriter whose first piece was released when she was just 15 is among the performers lined up for Sunday's Mountain Stage at the state Cultural Center theater. Sonya Kitchell's "Words Come Back To Me" was released when she was 15, and already a veteran performer who had been on stage since she was 11. Now 19, Kitchell performs with a New England trio called The Slip. Her resume includes winning best jazz vocal and best original song in the 2003 Downbeat Student Music Awards....

2008-07-10 15:00:44

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Indian Museum and Cultural Center (CIMCC) will create an online education course funded by a $99,000 Verizon grant to teach young Native Americans ways to avoid becoming victims or perpetrators of domestic violence. "The statistics on teen domestic violence are alarming," said Elva Lima, Verizon's vice president of strategic programs. "Twenty percent of 13- to 14-year-olds in relationships know a victim of violence, but barely half of...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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