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2011-08-19 11:22:00

SECAUCUS, N.J., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goya Foods, Inc., the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, announced today their sponsorship of a six-city concert series with performing artists Marc Anthony, Ana Gabriel and Marco Antonio Solis to celebrate Goya's 75th milestone anniversary with the community while giving back to those who have supported them since 1936. Throughout the nine concert series, kicking off in Houston with celebrations in Los Angeles, Miami,...

2011-03-10 16:44:00

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 16th, Goya Foods, the leading Hispanic-owned company in the United States, in conjunction with United Way, will donate one million pounds of food across the country. The donation is part of Goya and United Way's ongoing mission to fight hunger and food insecurity among the communities they serve. As the largest single...

2010-10-25 13:10:00

MIAMI, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Republica, one of the nation's fastest growing advertising, branding, digital media, communications and promotions companies, today announced its selection by Goya Foods of Florida to handle communications efforts. Republica will develop and implement an outreach campaign that will include corporate and community initiatives to commemorate Goya's 75th Anniversary in 2011. "We're honored to partner with Goya as the company celebrates an extraordinary...

2009-12-30 08:30:00

SECAUCUS, N.J., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Goya Foods marked the Christmas season by participating with numerous charitable endeavors throughout the Tri-State area. In keeping with its decades-long commitment of supporting local communities, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, in collaboration with New York Mets, donated 5,000 pounds of products to City Harvest, an organization that distributes food to pantries throughout New York City. In addition to the food drive...

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2009-02-02 09:37:23

Camino won the prizes for best film, director, actress and supporting actor at the Goya Awards ceremony in Spain during the weekend. The movie about the Opus Dei religious order earned Javier Fesser the best director honor, Carme Elias the best actress Goya and Jordi Dauder the best supporting actor trophy. Nerea Camacho also took home the award for best new female talent, the BBC said. Benicio Del Toro won the best actor prize for his portrayal of Cuban revolutionary leader Che Guevara and...

2008-10-13 09:00:30

By FIONA LEITH GHOST Today, Five, 9pm Back when Hollywood made romcoms that passed the test of time Demi Moore, Patrick Swayze and Whoopi Goldberg, above, stepped forward to create a classic. Moore loses husband Swayze in a mugging, but in steps Goldberg as the medium through whom the pair can be reunited at the pottery wheel of life. (1990) THE SEA INSIDE Tuesday, Channel 4, 1.10am Long before Javier Bardem was sporting an Oscar-worthy mop top in No Country For Old Men, he...

2006-05-22 04:42:46

CANNES (Hollywood Reporter) - Penelope Cruz and Pedro Almodovar love each other. That was evident from the love-fest they held at the recent press conference for their new film "Volver." Cruz deflected questions about her love life to gush about her devotion to Almodovar. "I sound like a groupie," Cruz said Friday after a 10-minute discourse on how fabulous Almodovar is. "My career and even my life wouldn't be the same without him. (In) whatever subject he touches on film, he really...

2006-01-30 09:25:00

MADRID (Reuters) - A film shot in English, "The Secret Life of Words," won top honors at Spain's equivalent of the Oscars on Monday. The movie, which offers a tender and thoughtful portrayal of how people deal with painful pasts, took four prizes at the glittering Goya awards ceremony, including best film and best director for Spain's Isabel Coixet. "The Secret Life of Words" tells the story of Josef, played by American actor Tim Robbins, who is badly burned and temporarily blinded...

2006-01-29 22:28:11

MADRID (Reuters) - A film shot in English, "The Secret Life of Words," won top honors at Spain's equivalent of the Oscars on Monday. The movie, which offers a tender and thoughtful portrayal of how people deal with painful pasts, took four prizes at the glittering Goya awards ceremony, including best film and best director for Spain's Isabel Coixet. "The Secret Life of Words" tells the story of Josef, played by American actor Tim Robbins, who is badly burned and temporarily blinded...

2005-08-24 06:22:36

MADRID (Reuters) - Acclaimed Czech director Milos Forman is to direct a film about Spanish grand master Francisco de Goya starring Javier Bardem and Natalie Portman, focusing on one of Spain's most bloody chapters, the Inquisition. "Goya's Ghosts" tells the story of the last years of the Spanish Inquisition, when the Church tortured and executed suspected Jews, as told by the painter, played by Stellan Skarsgard. Portman plays Goya's muse Ines, falsely accused of heresy, while...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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