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2011-05-02 10:36:00

NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Hotels (www.renhotels.com) kicked off an early salute to Pride season benefiting True Colors Fund (http://www.truecolorsfund.org/) with an exclusive event featuring an appearance by Cyndi Lauper and a performance by the cast of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. Hosted at the Renaissance Times Square, the evening also featured an RLife Live performance by DJ Mia Moretti & electronic violinist Caitlin Moe. (Photo:...

2011-02-01 06:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 53rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards Pre-Telecast Ceremony will take place on Sunday, Feb. 13 from 1 - 4 p.m. PT at the Los Angeles Convention Center and will be streamed live internationally on www.grammy.com/live and www.youtube.com/thegrammys beginning at 1 p.m. PT. Well-attended by nominees and industry VIPs, the star-studded ceremony with be co-hosted by current GRAMMY nominees Bobby McFerrin and Esperanza Spalding, and...

2009-11-03 16:54:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the holiday season is right around the corner, Barry Manilow's latest holiday DVD, "Barry Manilow Happy Holiday!," is available in stores today. "Barry Manilow Happy Holiday!" is Barry's holiday-themed television special from A&E's "Live By Request." Originally broadcast from New York City on a snowy December night in 2003, this show is one of the highest-rated A&E "Live By Request" performances ever and will be sure to get you in the...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'