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2014-08-28 20:22:13

One-Hour Special Marks the First Time Leno Hosts a Show Since 'The Tonight Show' ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNBC - the fastest growing cable network among P18-49 and P25-54 in primetime* - will premiere "Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate Car Week" on Sunday, August 31 at 10PM ET/PT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141371 Based on his Emmy-winning web series "Jay Leno's Garage," this special takes viewers into the heart of Monterey Week,...

2014-08-28 20:22:08

For the first time ever, John Carpenter's horror classic comes to life as a haunted house at Universal Orlando ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone is entitled to one good scare...and beginning September 19, Universal Orlando will give guests more than one reason to scream as it brings to life John Carpenter's classic horror film "Halloween." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141359 Based on the classic 1978 slasher film, the all-new haunted house follows the story...

2014-08-28 20:22:04

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For celebrities, philanthropy offers a chance to give back to society by opening their hearts and wallets. But who are some of the nation's most charitable stars and what are their favorite causes? WIOD radio personality Keith Singer's new radio segment "Making a Difference," offers high profile guests who are giving back to their communities an open mic to discuss their philanthropy and charitable involvement. Among his recent guests...

2014-08-28 20:21:59

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Chinatown celebrates its 76th Annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival on September 13th, 2014. The Moon Festival, known as the Zhongqiu Festival in China, is a harvest celebration dating back over 3,000 years. Traditionally, farmers celebrated a bountiful harvest by gathering family and friends to admire the bright harvest moon and eat moon cakes. New Chinatown's first Moon Festival was originally a fundraiser for WWII relief...

2014-08-28 20:21:55

Get Your Regal Ticket and be among the First to Own "Dolphin Tale 2" on Digital HD and Instantly Own the Original "Dolphin Tale" on Digital HD KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, is celebrating the opening of Warner Bros. Pictures and Alcon Entertainment's "Dolphin Tale 2" with a great family value offer. With the purchase of a ticket to...

2014-08-28 20:21:45

World's Top Marketers, Media Enterprises And Community Partners Including Disney, Coca-Cola, Jeep, COVERGIRL, HBO Latino And More Create Engaging, Family-Friendly Cultural Experiences For Festival Attendees NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3(rd) annual Festival PEOPLE en Espanol will preview Hispanic Heritage Month this Labor Day weekend with a unique offering of engaging, family-friendly cultural experiences in collaboration with the world's most influential brands, including...

2014-08-28 16:30:22

Nominations for 2014 Games to Remain Open Until October 31st TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Videogame Awards (CVAs) is pleased to announce celebrated videogame actor Mark Meer as the new host for the 5th annual ceremony, taking place November 21st at The Carlu in the heart of downtown Toronto. Mark Meer is a Canadian actor that has appeared in several world-class videogames, including the Mass Effect franchise, the Dragon Age franchise and the highly anticipated 2014...

2014-08-28 16:30:10

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WPS Office, Kingsoft Office Software's popular cross-platform office suite, today announced that it has been honored with two Silver Stevie® Awards in the Business/Government and Utilities & Services app categories at this year's Annual International Business Awards. The International Business Awards ("IBA") are the world's premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide - public and private,...

2014-08-28 16:26:07

SAUSALITO, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Meetings magazine announces that Marin Bright, CEO and founder of Bright Business Media, LLC, has been named one of Folio's Top Women in Media, in the Corporate Visionaries category. The awards mark "the debut of Folio's annual list of the most influential women in media--the ones driving the agenda for the industry and in their companies--women who are innovating in new ways and guiding their businesses into new markets," as...

2014-08-28 16:25:58

LONDON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Music On Demand Market 2014-2018.pdfhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2170332/Global-Music-On-Demand-Market-2014-2018pdf.htmlAbout Music on DemandMusic on demand is a service that allows customers to listen to and download music. High-quality music is made available for purchase, access and play back by the service provider. In this type of service, the service provider purchases...


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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