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2014-08-21 12:27:40

Millenium Entertainment CEO Bill Lee and the current management team will continue to oversee operations. REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgo Investment Group ("Virgo") announced today that it has closed a partnership with management, led by CEO Bill Lee, to acquire the catalog assets and film distribution business of Millennium Entertainment (or the "Company"). Management and Virgo plan to grow the Company through investments in new content, expanding the...

2014-08-21 12:27:36

Thousands of Blockbuster and Classic Movies Now Available on PlayStation Systems, PCs, and Other Sony Devices SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Network Entertainment International today announced that Video Unlimited, the company's streaming and digital download video service, is now live in Brazil. Video Unlimited offers Brazilian customers convenience and variety by delivering a broad and frequently updated collection of blockbuster and classic movies to rent...

2014-08-21 12:27:17

Star producer Moses Schneider, inspiration for the Strokes founder Gordon Raphael, is releasing a second edition of "the alternative workbook" as an e-book with sound samples BERLIN, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- German star producer Moses Schneider is now publishing his book "The alternative workbook or how to pimp your practice room." Schneider is one of Germany's most influential music producers. Under his influence, Gordon Raphael recorded two Strokes albums. Schneider...

2014-08-21 12:27:13

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- REVOLT TV unveiled more speakers for the inaugural REVOLT Media Conference taking place Thursday October 16(th) through Sunday, October 19(th) at Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel in Miami Beach, FL. Speaker names, panels and registration information are all now available on the conference site: http://www.revoltmusicconference.com/. In addition to keynotes by Clear Channel Chairman/CEO and MTV co-founder Bob Pittman, CEO of All Def Digital and...

2014-08-21 12:27:11

October Event to Focus on Confluence of Music and Media as the Two Collide to Deliver Disruption in Access, Streaming, Discovery and Beyond NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today REVOLT Vice Chairman & RMC Chair Andre Harrell announced the "REVOLT Music Conference" will immediately be renamed the "REVOLT Media Conference" in recognition of the growing convergence of media and power of music as a bridge across all channels. "Social media, streaming and the growing list...

2014-08-21 12:27:07

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) today announced the full redemption of its outstanding 8.875% senior notes due May 15, 2019. The redemption date is September 20, 2014. The redemption amount for the notes is equal to the sum of the principal amount of the notes outstanding, the make-whole amount calculated in accordance with the terms of the notes and the related indenture under which the notes were issued, and the accrued and unpaid...

2014-08-21 12:27:01

ATLANTA and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TNT has landed network television rights to the global blockbuster The Hunger Games and Divergent movie franchises in a sweeping deal with Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), it was announced today by Michael Wright, President, Head of Programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM), and Jim Packer, Lionsgate President of Worldwide Television & Digital Distribution. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140821/138582...

2014-08-21 12:26:59

ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "The Expendables 3" has exploded into box offices across America, and with it--TITIN shirts. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138410 TITIN Tech Compression Shirts were chosen for the movie after the costume designer was drawn to its distinct shape and look. Patrick Whaley, the founder of TITIN Tech, said "The costume designer loved our brand...It also doesn't hurt that you look like your favorite superhero when you...

2014-08-21 12:26:54

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tickets are now on sale for UNT Health Science Center's annual "An Evening with a Legend" fundraiser, this year featuring Jay Leno, the renowned comedian and 22-year host of "The Tonight Show." The performance benefits the UNT Health Science Center Foundation in support of the university's research, education and health care mission. Presented with a generous gift by Chase and J.P. Morgan, "An Evening with a Legend" begins at 8 p.m....

2014-08-21 12:26:36

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos - with locations from Bali and San Diego to Singapore and Macau - proudly announces Matthew Watts as Director of Music & Marketing - Hotels & Casinos. Bringing more than 15 years of experience in the music industry, Watts will focus on the strategic development, direction and implementation of music marketing activities and brand partnerships for Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, as well as overseeing...


Latest Entertainment Culture Reference Libraries

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...

Merman
2013-11-27 10:02:14

The merman is a mythological creature said to inhabit the oceans of the world. There are many different adaptations of this creature, depending on which culture the myth comes from. The behavior of the merman varies with each culture. Some have been known to summon storms that sink ships and some are wise teachers. The merman is also said to attract female humans with their singing and melodies. The description of the merman also varies, but most include the upper body being of a man...

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Word of the Day
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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