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2008-10-17 09:00:11

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with its regularly scheduled quarterly financial results news release, Mac-Gray Corporation , the nation's premier provider of laundry facilities management services to multi-unit housing locations, plans to broadcast its third-quarter 2008 financial results conference call live over the Internet on Thursday, October 30, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. ET. During the call, Stewart G. MacDonald, Mac-Gray's chairman and chief executive...

2008-10-10 09:00:35

By Chris Hicks Deseret News Here are some of the latest movies and TV shows to arrive on DVD, led by a classic '40s picture for which fans have been clamoring. -- "The Picture of Dorian Gray" (Warner, 1945, two discs, b/w and color, $19.97). This is the DVD debut of this excellent adaptation of the Oscar Wilde story about a morally corrupt man in 19th century London who remains youthful over an 18-year period while his hidden portrait decays, revealing the ravages of his sins. Hurd...

2008-09-29 14:41:05

By Stuart Kelly This week has been pretty un-literary. The main activities in Browser Towers involved preparing for a 10-day stint down at Wigtown for the Stena Line Wigtown Book Festival. Although this did involve a fair whack of reading (Mrs Browser seems to have read pretty much the entirety of Scottish Crime Fiction), it has mostly involved figuring out how many pairs of socks I'll need, and finding the optimum shirts to suits combination to avoid clashes - at one point I was chastised...

2008-09-06 12:00:12

Actress Swoosie Kurtz 64 Actor-comedian Jeff Foxworthy 50 Country singer Mark Chesnutt 45 Actress Rosie Perez 44 Macy Gray 38 (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-22 15:00:34

By Liam Rudden Arts and Choreographer brings Wilde tale up to date CONSIDERED one of the last great works of gothic horror, The Picture of Dorian Gray was the only novel written by Oscar Wilde ever published. When Dorian Gray sits for a portrait, the artist Basil Hallward becomes infatuated by his beauty. Through Hallward, Gray is introduced to Lord Henry Wotton, and quickly becomes enthralled by Wotton's hedonistic world view: the only thing worth pursuing in life is beauty and the...

2008-08-22 03:00:21

WE'VE teamed up with BT Tradespace to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to see Matthew Bourne's Dorian Gray at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh next Saturday. The prize includes a night's accommodation and breakfast at the Radisson SAS Edinburgh on the Royal Mile. The lucky winner will have a night to remember at the theatre. Matthew Bourne's Dorian Gray is set in the image-obsessed world of arts and politics. It tells the story of an alluring man who makes a...

2008-08-20 18:00:35

ATLANTA, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gray Television, Inc. ("Gray,""we" or "us") today announced that J. Mack Robinson has decided to step down as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company. In light of Mr. Robinson's decision, Gray's Board of Directors unanimously appointed Mr. Hilton H. Howell Jr. to serve as the Company's Chief Executive Officer, in addition to his current role as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Howell is the son-in-law of Mr. Robinson....

2008-08-17 18:00:29

Dance master Matthew Bourne launched his world premiere of his new production - Dorian Gray - in Plymouth last night. This is Bourne's first new production in three years and sees Oscar Wilde's gothic fable transformed into a darkly seductive dance theatre by the acclaimed choreographer and artistic director. Best known for his adaptations of classics - Swan Lake, Nutcracker, The Car Man, Edward Scissorhands and Play Without Words, Bourne now turns his vibrant imagination to this...

2008-08-13 15:00:51

LEADING Scottish educationalist Dr Ethel Gray has died at the age of 85. ETHEL Gray devoted her life to making education accessible to all. Among her many achievements was being the first woman appointed to the court of Heriot-Watt University. Her grandmother was a Suffragette and her mother, a feminist, founded her own business during the depression. Dr Gray, formerly of Church Hill, Morningside, was educated at Hutchesons' Grammar School in Glasgow and went on to become an...

2008-07-22 09:00:36

WALTHAM, Mass., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In conjunction with its regularly scheduled quarterly financial results news release, Mac-Gray Corporation , the nation's premier provider of laundry facilities management services to multi-unit housing locations, plans to broadcast its second-quarter 2008 financial results conference call live over the Internet on Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. ET. During the call, Stewart G. MacDonald, Mac-Gray's chairman and chief executive...


Latest Gray Reference Libraries

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

Mangalarga horse
2014-06-17 07:42:08

The Mangalarga is a breed of horse originating in Brazil. The horse was developed by Francisco Gabriel Junqueira on his land, by crossbreeding Royal Alter stallions with local mares. In 1812, Junqueira began to breed Mangalarga horses with Thoroughbred, Arabian and American Saddlebred stallions. He also used one Saddlebred mare and one Lusitano stallion. The Mangalarga Marchador horse was a result of the crossbreeding. Originally the two horses were classified as one breed, but today,...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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