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2014-07-22 12:26:44

BOSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Geographic Learning (NGL), part of global education company, Cengage Learning, has been awarded six Hermes Creative Awards from The Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP), recognizing its creative marketing campaigns which engage students and instructors from around the world. Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional...

2014-07-22 12:26:11

The Nation's Leading Moviegoer Destination Continues Robust Ticket Sales and Traffic Growth on Mobile -- More than 50% of all Ticket Sales are now on Mobile Devices LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, announced today that it will launch a brand-new movie discovery and ticketing app customized for Amazon's new Fire Phone releasing later this week. The new app extends Amazon's long-term relationship with Fandango, currently...

2014-07-22 12:24:11

Nikita Kahn and Larry Ellison hosted an "Appreciating the Wild" fundraising event at Nikita Malibu MALIBU, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hollywood and Malibu communities rallied together on Sunday, July 20, to raise $600,000 for the California Wildlife Center (CWC) at a fundraiser hosted by Oracle founder Larry Ellison and his girlfriend, animal activist and philanthropist Nikita Kahn. The "Appreciating the Wild" event, which took place at Ellison's beachside restaurant...

2014-07-22 08:39:29

SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Junk Machine gives readers a new way to consume online news. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140722/129147 The news and pop culture website, www.thejunkmachine.com, aggregates the news from a variety of sources in an appealing format that allows the user react to them quickly and see crowd-sourced reactions of other users. Founder, Ben Karst says, "The first thing we did was to try and create a beautiful way to browse incoming...

2014-07-22 08:29:05

London - October 2014 LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today VisitLondon.com, the NSPCC and STUDIOCANAL announced THE PADDINGTON TRAIL. Designed by a host of artists, designers and celebrities, 50 Paddington Bear statues will be placed across the capital, taking in museums, parks, shops and landmarks in an exciting and inspiring trail, with a colourful, Paddington inspired flavour. The Paddington Trail will track the ursine traveller's favourite places in London whilst...

2014-07-22 08:28:40

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back Lot Music has released the soundtrack from the upcoming motion picture Lucy on all major digital retail outlets, it was announced today. The album features new music by composer Eric Serra and the original end title song "Sister Rust" by Damon Albarn, written specifically for the action-thriller that is in theatres this Friday. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/129144 From La Femme Nikita and The Professional to The...

2014-07-22 08:28:37

Music Label, Production and Publishing Company Bolsters Catalog With Content from More Than a Dozen Labels WESTMINSTER, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lang Van, owner of the world's largest catalog of Vietnamese music, announces the acquisition of the catalogs of what are considered the "four pillars" from the Golden Era of Vietnamese music: Che Linh, Nhat Truong, Duy Khanh, and Hung Cuong. The brand is now exclusively representing 90% of major Vietnamese record labels and sub-labels,...

2014-07-22 08:28:35

World Renowned Director Creates Band, Brand, and "Ball and Chain" NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom DiCillo and his band, The Black and Blue Orkestre, have released "Ball and Chain," a music video that accompanies the release of their new album, Hurt Me Tender. The Black and Blue Orkestre is comprised of DiCillo and musicians Grog Rox (Die So Fluid) in Los Angeles, and Will Crewdson (Rachel Stamp, Adam Ant) in the UK. The album, Hurt Me Tender is available on iTunes....

2014-07-22 08:28:23

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, a national foundation with headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, is heading to Boca Raton for this year's "Boca's Got Talent." Sponsored by Plum Productions, the event at the Dubliner in Mizner Park is part of Boca Festival Days to provide talent with a lifetime of "bragging rights." On Monday, August 4 at 5:30p.m. 13-year-old fiddle marvel Maggie Baugh will judge and perform. Baugh recently played...

2014-07-22 08:27:28

SAN DIEGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Country Rebel Clothing Co. is a new apparel and entertainment brand that offers something for every country music fan. Whether someone is looking for country style clothing for festivals and concerts, wants to catch up on some of the greatest country tunes around, or wants the chance to win some free goodies, CountryRebel.com is the place to go. Country fans can finally get a blast from the past with some of the the best George Strait...


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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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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