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2011-04-14 07:25:00

LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quixote Studios is pleased to co-sponsor the Levi's Film Workshop in the Geffen Contemporary at MoCA in Los Angeles. The pop-up film annex is a state-of-art working green screen stage with professional grip and lighting equipment provided by Quixote, L.A.'s leading supplier of stages, equipment and production vehicles. Providing emerging filmmakers with access to this production unit is part of the studio's continuing effort to support the film...

2010-03-15 10:04:00

LOS ANGELES, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Quixote Studios, LA's premier provider of film and photo studios as well as production-related vehicles, grip and lighting equipment, expendables and production supplies, today announced the acquisition of virtually all of the production trailer and motor home assets of its chief competitor, Line 204. The Line 204 vehicles will join Quixote's current fleet by going "green." Quixote will re-brand and retrofit the new equipment to match its existing...

2009-08-05 06:30:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quixote Corporation (Nasdaq: QUIX), a world leader in transportation safety products and services, intends to release its 2009 fourth quarter and fiscal year end results on the morning of Thursday, August 20, 2009. In conjunction with this release, management of Quixote Corp. will host a conference call, which will be simultaneously broadcast over the Internet. Bruce Reimer, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Daniel Gorey, Executive Vice...

2009-05-28 07:45:00

LAS VEGAS, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning author Robert X. Leeds is working on a new book to be released this December that will describe the adventures he encountered in over 70 years of service as an American knight-errant. Not long after the Japanese invasion of Manchuria, a 5-year-old American boy found a disturbing trading card with a picture of a Japanese soldier holding a rifle with a Chinese baby impaled on the end of its bayonet. That image stayed with Robert X. Leeds forever....

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2009-05-15 06:54:46

U.S. filmmaker Terry Gilliam will attempt for a second time to shoot his Don Quixote dream project, The Hollywood Reporter said. Gilliam first tried to shoot the film nearly a decade ago, but the production was sidelined by weather and budget woes, as well as an ailing leading man. The setbacks were chronicled in a popular documentary called Lost in La Mancha. The Hollywood Reporter said Gilliam, a former Monty Python comedy troupe member, has joined forces with British producer Jeremy Thomas...

2009-04-21 07:30:00

CHICAGO, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quixote Corporation (Nasdaq: QUIX), a world leader in transportation safety products and services, intends to release its fiscal 2009 third quarter results on the morning of Thursday, April 30, 2009. In conjunction with this release, management of Quixote Corp. will host a conference call, which will be simultaneously broadcast over the Internet. Bruce Reimer, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Daniel Gorey, Executive Vice President and...

2008-12-29 07:30:00

--Announces Retirement Plans of Leslie J. Jezuit --Announces Promotion of Daniel P. Gorey to Executive Vice President CHICAGO, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quixote Corporation (Nasdaq: QUIX) announced today that Bruce Reimer has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2009. Mr. Reimer will succeed Leslie J. Jezuit, 63, who will retire as President and Chief Executive Officer at the end of the year. Mr. Jezuit will continue as Chairman of the...

2008-12-26 19:34:25

Playwright and screenwriter Dale Wasserman has died of heart failure in Arizona, Variety.com reported Friday. Wasserman, whose age has been stated by different sources as both 91 and 94, wrote nearly 80 plays -- including the musical, Man of La Mancha, and the stage adaptation of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest -- as well as magazine articles and the book, The Impossible Musical. Wasserman is survived by his wife of 24 years, Martha Nelly Garza, the entertainment industry trade newspaper...

2008-12-20 20:24:57

Olga Lepeshinskaya, who danced with Russia's Bolshoi Ballet for 30 years after becoming a star at 18, died Saturday. She was 92. The Culture Ministry announced that Lepeshinskaya will lie in state at the Bolshoi Theater before her burial, probably Tuesday, Itar-Tass reported. Lepeshinskaya's active career as a dancer occurred during the Soviet era. She joined the Bolshoi in 1933 after graduating from the Moscow Choreographic School. She was a favorite of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin and was...

2008-09-22 15:00:33

By Helen Kaye Anda, written and directed by Hillel Mittelpunkt, opens at Beit Lessin on September 24 while Gilad Evron's The Argument of Don Quixote, directed by Ofira Henig, artistic director of the Herzliya Theater Ensemble (HTE), opens in the ensemble's brand new home the day before. Evron has based his play on the lesser known second volume of Cervantes's (1547-1616) enduring classic. In it, having learned not only that his adventures are now immortalized in literature but that...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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