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2010-12-08 00:00:41

Hula Networks, Inc., a Silicon Valley based information technology reseller, announced today that they have partnered with Mike Wilson, an action sports superhero based in Squaw Valley, California to develop an online advertising campaign. Hula Networks debuted the first edition of a five episode series last week called "Going Big with Mike Wilson 99-Foot Rope Swing Quadruple Backflip." The episode went live on YouTube November 28th and already has over a half a million views. Mountain...

2010-04-28 09:00:00

Program will provide theater rental subsidies to dance artists and companies in Philadelphia, Chicago, and San Francisco WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional, not-for-profit dance, has received a $150,000 grant from MetLife Foundation to support the New Stages for Dance (NSD) pilot programs in Chicago and San Francisco and the third year of the program in Philadelphia. The program, which runs for two years beginning...

2010-04-19 03:00:00

NEW YORK, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hip Hop Hall of Fame may be adding a reality TV show to its repertoire in 2010! Producers have expressed major interest in documenting and preserving the hip hop experience by bringing the Hip Hop Hall of Fame story to the small screen. "This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for the HHHOF, but more importantly there will be significant hip hop historical events that are going to be chronicled forever for the world to see and appreciate," stated...

2010-04-08 07:45:00

MAUI, Hawaii, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrington Productions, a leading producer of enriching documentaries about Hawaiian culture and video marketing solutions for Hawaii businesses, announced today that they have released an update to their most popular documentary: "ArtScapes, The Power of Culture and Art." The new DVD of the documentary, originally aired on PBS, has been updated with expanded menus including six unique stories and a movie trailer. Filmed in Hawaii, "ArtScapes" captures...

2010-04-01 06:14:00

NEW YORK, April 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Television Special has tapped Hollywood Film & Television Star Vivica A. Fox to Co-Host the upcoming show! The 'Sultry and Sexy' Hip Hop and Hollywood Diva will bring her unique combination of "Classy yet street chic" appeal to a global television audience in June 2010! More celebrities, artists, and special guest presenters and performers will be named over the next two months as we open up production offices in...

2010-02-09 03:48:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Original and Official Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards & Induction Ceremony (HHHOF), is set to return to National and International Television, taping in New York City in June 2010, "Black Music Month"! The HHHOF Awards Show will feature a "Week of Activities" throughout New York City. They will include Celebrity Community Outreach, Hip Hop Symposiums, Gospel Night, VIP Reception, Parties, and other Programs featuring Celebrities, Community, Industry,...

2010-02-04 09:00:00

Costume from Alvin Ailey Joins the Museum's Permanent Collection WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a special ceremony tonight at The Kennedy Center, Judith Jamison, artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, will donate her costume from the 1975 ballet, The Mooche, to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. The dazzling red dress, designed by Randy Barcelo, was worn by Jamison during the ballet created as part of Alvin Ailey's legendary...

2010-01-21 14:17:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In celebration of February's Black History Month, Nordstrom will offer customers a new compilation CD entitled Big Swing: African-American Legends of the Big Band Era. The Nordstrom-exclusive CD will feature handpicked jazz songs recorded by iconic "big band" swing performers including Count Basie, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Jordan and Billie Holiday. Beginning Feb. 1, the CD will be available for purchase for $18.95 in all Nordstrom...

2009-11-24 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- After two decades in development, and the Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards TV show broadcast in syndication and on BET Cable Network in the 90s; the Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum & Entertainment Complex gets halfway to realizing its grand opening in the heart of New York City in late 2010 by securing $10 million in funding. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091124/LA16472LOGO) The HHHOF is poised to become the Hip-Hop institution of record for...

2009-11-19 15:10:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night a new chapter was written in the birthplace of Hip Hop, New York City. Red Bull BC One shook iconic music venue, Hammerstein ballroom, to its core. Sixteen b-boys from eleven countries battled with pride in front of a sold-out crowd of more than 1600 enthusiastic fans. French b-boy Lilou took home the honor of being "The One" for the second time, a first in Red Bull BC One's six year history. It was no easy task for Lilou, as all the night's...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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