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2014-10-28 16:24:30

Acclaimed Kazakh opera to perform at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Astana Opera will make its Toronto debut performance on Thursday, October 30 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Its concert program "Voice of Asia," selected for its inclusion of Kazakh folk songs and pieces by Kazakh composers, will be under the direction of Abzal Mukhitdinov. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141028/154920 Astana Opera opens...

2014-10-28 16:24:24

$30,000 SLOAN PRODUCING GRANT AWARDED TO SUMMER SHELTON FOR THE BURIED LIFE LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and Los Angeles Film Festival, is pleased to announce the producers selected for its 14(th) annual Producing Lab. The 2014 Producing Lab is supported by lead funder Time Warner Foundation. Additional funding is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and National Endowment for the...

2014-10-28 12:28:58

Spotlight Pictures has taken on worldwide sales rights for Arctica Films' environmentally conscious film, CHLOE AND THEO which stars Dakota Johnson LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chloe and Theo, starring Dakota Johnson, Mira Sorvino, and first time actor Theo Ikummaq, follows the charming story of a New York homeless girl (Johnson) as she befriends an Inuit man (Theo Ikummaq). Theo arrives in New York on a quest from his Arctic homeland, to find the leaders of the...

2014-10-28 12:28:15

LONDON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global news network RT announces RT UK to go live on Thursday, October 30th 2014. Global news network RT announces today the official launch of its dedicated United Kingdom news channel, RT UK. RT UK will air both live and pre-recorded original programming to UK audiences from October 30(th) 2014, and will be available to more than 90% of UK households via Freeview (Channel 135) and Sky (Channel 512). Broadcasting from its new London studios...

2014-10-28 12:27:58

Just in Time for the New Upcoming Rainbow Brite Animated Series LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Feeln today announced that its programming is now available on Apple TV. The recently revamped Feeln is extending its reach to a broader audience by joining Apple TV's lineup featuring its handpicked film and original content. Feeln is available today, and on November 6, Apple TV users can enjoy the brand new version of the classic animated series from the 1980's - Rainbow Brite. In...

2014-10-28 12:27:42

Film Hits Theaters March 20, 2015 Interactive 3D Poster Campaign Launches Today VANCOUVER, British Columbia, and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, today announced that it will release The Divergent Series: Insurgent, the second installment of its Divergent franchise, in both 3D and 2D. The film will be released worldwide on March 20, 2015 through Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment label. The...

2014-10-28 12:27:06

Tickets Available Thursday, 10/30, for Shows Featuring USS (Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker) in Toronto and Matthew Good in Calgary and Vancouver at the end of November TORONTO, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - StubHub, the world's largest ticket marketplace, today announced a continuation of its highly successful music initiative, StubHub's Next Stage Concert Series, to discover and support emerging artists while giving exclusive access to the true music fan. Next Stage will debut in Canada at the...

2014-10-28 12:26:53

The Music of Jimmy McHugh Stands the Test of Time: Classic Songs. Modern Sounds. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga's chart topping duet, I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby, demonstrates the timelessness of the Great American Songbook. "No other country has ever given the rest of the world so many magnificent songs" says Bennett, "They're going to live forever." Whether on Broadway (Jersey Boys; After Midnight), Television...

2014-10-28 12:26:41

Bronies Rejoice as "My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks" Comes to Vimeo On Demand NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cinedigm and Vimeo have signed a deal to bring ongoing releases from the leading content distributor's celebrated catalog to Vimeo On Demand, kicking off with today's release of the highly anticipated My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks. As part of the partnership, Cinedigm will release a number of films exclusively and non-exclusively on Vimeo...

2014-10-28 12:26:29

First app to deliver a truly personalized, yet unpredictable, mix of current hits, discovery and deep cuts DENVER, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Mad Genius Radio, the only platform designed for the way people naturally consume music, today announced the launch of its mobile and desktop personalized radio apps (available on iOS, Android and the Web). While other platforms use antiquated binary correlation standards that deliver narrow and predictable playlists, Mad Genius Radio creates an...


Latest Entertainment Culture Reference Libraries

Liverpool Pigeon, Caloenas maculata
2014-09-10 10:48:08

The Liverpool Pigeon or the Spotted Green Pigeon (Caloenas maculata) is a presumed extinct pigeon species of unknown provenance. Currently, it is only known from a single specimen reposited in the World Museum of the National Museums Liverpool; this specimen is presumed to have been collected from French Polynesia sometime between 1783 and 1823. The Liverpool Pigeon was initially mentioned in the work A General Synopsis of Birds by John Latham and scientifically named by Johann Friedrich...

Beast of Bray Road
2014-04-22 14:12:17

Beast of Bray Road The Beast of Bray Road is a cryptid roaming the area of Elkhorn, Wisconsin and from northern Illinois to Vancouver Island, Canada. It has been labeled as werewolf in local news articles but has never been observed transforming from human to a wolf. It has been described in various accounts as being bear-like, resembling Bigfoot and wolf-like and being able to walk on two legs. Its size varies from two to four feet tall when on all four legs, and around seven feet tall...

Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Lloyd Alexander, 1959
2014-01-31 13:04:08

The North German Automobile and Engine company was founded in 1908 as a German brand of vehicle owned by Norddeutsche Lloyd, a shipping company. It was located in Bremen and the vehicles produced were branded with the Lloyd name. The first cars produced were license-built Krieger electric vehicles with a few petrol-powered vehicles as well. In 1914 they merged with Hansa and became Hansa-Lloyd Werke AG. Most of the vehicles produced had the Hansa name. The Hansa-Lloyd name was on...

Mothman
2013-11-27 10:34:33

The mothman is a legendary creature that was first reported with sightings from November 12, 1966 through December 15, 1967 in the Point Pleasant area of West Virginia. On November 16, 1966, the local newspaper published a report of two couples seeing the creature. It was described as a large white winged man with glowing red eyes. The wings had a ten-foot span and it followed their car as they drove outside of town, according to their report. Over the period from the initial sighting...

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