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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.

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.

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.

2010-02-24 17:29:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on Michael Tilson Thomas, Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony, who will be awarded the National Medal of Arts tomorrow by President Barack Obama.

2009-12-09 13:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kenneth Rainin Foundation announced today that it has awarded $457,000 in grants this year to support education and the arts in the San Francisco Bay Area.

2009-11-24 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon will celebrate its 30th year as one of the premier triathlons in the world on Sunday, May 2, 2010.

2009-10-01 20:57:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- IMG Sports & Entertainment, the world's leading sports, entertainment and media company, today announced Premier Event Management (PEM) as the new race director of the world-famous Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.