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2014-08-20 12:23:15

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joyce DiDonato sings the title role in Rossini's Cinderella story,La Cenerentola, with bel canto masterJuan Diego Flórez as her dashing prince. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads a cast that also includes Pietro Spagnoli in his Met debut as the servant Dandini, Alessandro Corbelli as Cenerentola's stepfather Don Magnifico, and Luca Pisaroni as Don Ramiro's tutor, Alidoro, on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, September 7 at...

2014-08-20 12:23:01

Blondie to receive CLIO Music Honorary Award, marking first recognition for the brand extension in partnership with Billboard NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CLIO Awards, an international competition showcasing the work of industry giants in advertising, design and communications, today announces Jerry Seinfeld as its 2014 Honorary Award winner, recognized for pushing the boundaries of creativity and his longstanding contributions. The comedian, producer and forever...

2014-08-20 12:22:43

Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Pierce Brosnan, Jennifer Aniston, Halle Berry, Jon Hamm, Kiefer Sutherland, Ben Stiller, Will Ferrell, Mark Harmon, Rob Lowe, Eric Stonestreet, Danny McBride, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and More Among Stars To Be Featured in One-Hour Broadcast, with Special Performances by The Who, Jennifer Hudson, Lupe Fiasco & Common, Ariana Grande, and Dave Matthews Stars Will Reach Out to Supporters from On-Stage Digital Lounge Hosted by Katie Couric --"We're...

2014-08-20 08:26:54

Theatrical Re-release Hits Theaters August 29; Blu-ray Anniversary Editions of "Ghostbusters" and "Ghostbusters II" Available September 16 CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who you gonna call? On Thursday, August 28, 2014, grab your Proton Pack and hop in your Ecto-1 for National Ghostbusters Day! Celebrate the 30(th) anniversary theatrical re-release of the blockbuster classic with your fellow Ghostbusters, but beware of Slimers and menacing marshmallow men. The original...

2014-08-20 08:26:28

Pierce Brosnan Will Reprise His Leading Role in the Films Based on Bill Granger's Bestselling November Man Book Series BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Pierce Brosnan announced last night on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Relativity Studios will soon be entering pre-production on a sequel to THE NOVEMBER MAN in advance of its nationwide debut on August 27(th), 2014. Brosnan will reprise his role as the lead character in the films based on Bill Granger's...

2014-08-20 08:26:06

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Poynter Institute and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University will launch an innovative online certificate program for adjunct faculty and others who teach journalism and mass communications classes at universities and colleges around the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110323/MM70721LOGO The training builds on ASU's subject matter expertise and...

2014-08-20 08:25:54

CHICAGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comic book fans have depended on ComicList.com for nearly 20 years to help them find the new releases that hit stands each week. Joining forces with GoCollect's tech-focused team promises new features that are certain to be a welcome addition to the comic community. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137642)(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137641) Charles LePage, the long-time owner/editor of ComicList.com, has...

2014-08-20 08:25:41

PROVO, Utah, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christians around the country are giving a poem called Santa's Prayer a big thumbs up, enthusiastic about a story that places Santa in a natural Christian context. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137653)(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137652) Responding to requests to make the poem into a children's book, first-time author Calvin Cory launched a 30-day Kickstarter campaign on August 1st to fundraise the...

2014-08-20 08:25:40

VANCOUVER, B.C., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kindle release of, "The Angel Ultimatum," is now available at Amazon.com. See Alexander Mann on IMDB, where the film, "The Angel Ultimatum," has also been announced. What is, "The Angel Ultimatum"? "Make sense of creation, or else!" The traditional biblical explanation for creation is examined, in which Angels are created, only to fight a war, followed by the creation and fall of the human race, which results in the human race...

2014-08-20 08:25:14

On TV's Biggest Night, Dove Unveils Breakthrough Body Wash That Gives Award-Winning Skin After Just One Shower ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dove is putting skin in the spotlight at the 66(th) Emmy Awards. In partnership with E!, Dove will debut the One Shower Challenge during the network's "Live From the Red Carpet" coverage of the Emmys on August 25, inviting millions of women around the country to try the new, advanced body wash formula that provides...


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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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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