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2011-03-16 08:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 8th annual San Francisco Ocean Film Festival is pleased to announce six award recipients chosen from its lineup of more than 50 films. Awards include two new categories this year, for best short film as well as best conservation film. The San Francisco Ocean Film Festival winners are: Wildlife Film: Sex under the Sea (Belgium), Etienne Verhaegen Adventure Film: Rescue Men: The Story of the Pea Island Surfmen (USA), Allan Smith...

2011-03-09 00:00:28

Jones Lang LaSalle, Bloomberg, IBM, Google, Chicago Department of Transportation, Wells Fargo Bank and many more! Attendee List Just Announced for Enterprise Strategies for Location Intelligence Conference and Exhibition Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 8, 2011 The attendee list for Enterprise Strategies for Location Intelligence conference and exhibition has just been announced. 120+ senior-level geospatial and business professionals are meeting in Chicago (on March 30-31) to analyze business...

2011-03-08 09:17:00

NEW YORK, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 10,000 participants will descend upon Bear Creek Resort in Macungie, Pennsylvania, on April 9th and 10th, 2011, to run a ten mile course with 19 military-style obstacles, including fire, ice, and live electric wires. Not your typical mud run or spirit-crushing road race, Tough Mudder is Ironman meets Burning Man. Designed by British Special Forces to test all-around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie, the event is not about...

2011-03-07 00:00:27

Local favorite DJ Remeddy brings his signature style to Slide, one of San Francisco's most exclusive clubs, on March 25th. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 05, 2011 Slide, the notorious San Francisco nightclub located near Union Square, will host local sensation DJ Remeddy the evening of March 25th for Socialista Friday. The native San Franciscan has created original remixes, mash-ups, and party breaks that have become major hits in the club scene worldwide. Remeddy creates a...

2011-02-14 14:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gung Hay Fat Choy! Happy Chinese New Year! Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is once again the title sponsor of the San Francisco Chinese New Year Festival and Parade in this Year of the Hare. To celebrate its 40th Anniversary, Southwest Airlines is staging one of its most lavish Parade floats, featuring all things Lunar New Year including dozens of intricately carved New Year figurines, countless popping firecrackers, pinwheels, fans, a myriad of lucky...

2010-11-28 00:20:26

Audio Symphony Home Entertainment on Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco makes it easy to enjoy the holiday season with interactive smart home designs at affordable prices. Smart home technology brings comfort, safety, and entertainment together to create a great family atmosphere during the holidays or any other time of the year. San Francisco, CA (Vocus) November 27, 2010 Smart homes are not just for the rich anymore. In recent years they have become more accessible for the ordinary...

2010-10-21 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Exploratorium, San Francisco's internationally acclaimed museum of science, art and human perception, the acknowledged prototype for hands-on museums internationally, broke ground at its future home on Piers 15 and 17, on San Francisco's historic waterfront. This is the largest project on the waterfront since the Giants' AT&T park. The Exploratorium, a private, not-for-profit organization, also has an ambitious $300 million fundraising...

2010-10-19 09:34:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With recent world rankings placing the United States a dismal 21st in science education, America's science museums could become a priceless resource to the nation's youth. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101019/NY84502 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101019/NY84502 ) There are more than 150 science museums in the U.S. but bringing new exhibits to the public are costly. The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, a non-profit...

2010-10-14 10:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- North America's premier cinemaquatic© event, the San Francisco Ocean Film Festival, is casting out a Call for Entries to the eighth annual festival, March 9-13, 2011. Presented by NOAA's National Marine Sanctuaries, Aquarium of the Bay and The Bay Institute, the Festival will again take place adjacent to the Aquarium's entrance at Theatre 39 on PIER 39. With a reputation as the largest and most diverse festival of its kind, the San...

2010-03-30 03:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Much has been written lately about the possible move of the mega-popular Comic-Con from San Diego to neighboring Anaheim or Los Angeles when the convention's contract with the San Diego Convention Center expires in 2012. But organizers have taken time from reviewing proposals to focus on the Northern California city of San Francisco. "Our work continues," commented David Glanzer, spokesperson for Comic-Con and sister show WonderCon. "While we are...


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  • To talk saucily.
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