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2008-09-19 15:00:33

Following a six-month national search, the Denver Film Society (DFS) has named Burleigh "Bo" Smith as its executive director. The 30-year arts and film industry veteran will officially take the reigns on Oct. 14, 2008. Smith, 59, has served the last 21 years as the Head of Film/Video and Concerts for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston where he was responsible for the programming, promoting, presenting, and funding of 750 film programs and 50 concerts annually. Working in partnership with...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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