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2013-08-07 23:00:22

“Sealssong” is that rare, well-written sci-fan novel with a humanitarian mission weaved into its thematic narrative which can hold both young adults’ and a mature audience’s interest. WOBURN, Mass. (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 In a world no longer blessed with virtue, there remains a place amongst the moving icebergs, cradled between the twilight of dreams, yet hidden from the nightmare of man. It is a sanctuary that has miraculously clung to its innocence… a faraway place… a place...

2013-02-22 23:01:55

Nations Lending Corporation reported that its mortgage refinance volume exceeded $751MM in 2012 and attributed the increase in the refinance share of mortgage activity to HARP 2.0 and low mortgage rates. Independence, Ohio (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 Nations Lending Corp. reported that its residential mortgage refinancing activity grew throughout 2012. On December 1st, 2012, Cleveland.com reported that NLC's employment had increased ten-fold. In March 2007, the mortgage business had faced a...

2012-04-15 23:01:22

Now with the recent release of HARP 2.0 , LTV ratios on existing loans are much higher, or in some cases completely removed, permitting the homeowner to at last lower their monthly mortgage payments by refinancing. Roseville, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2012 Comstock Mortgage launches new website for California homeowners to get quick and experienced guidance in applying and qualifying for home refinancing. Since the HARP mortgage program was first introduced in 2009, up until very recently, if...

2008-09-30 15:00:36

CARTHAGE - New England Celtic Arts will present the six-member, all-female band Liadan, direct from Ireland, at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center. There will be a preshow jam at 6:15 p.m. Audience members are urged to bring their instruments and jam for a few minutes with the artists. Liadan's vocals and creative instrumental music have been captivating audiences throughout Ireland, Europe and America since its formation in 2004. The group's distinctive...

2008-08-10 15:00:25

Randy Newman, "Harps and Angels" (Nonesuch) **** Randy Newman skewers the Supremes on his new album, and it's not Diana Ross he's singing about. "Harps and Angels" targets the Supreme Court troika of Scalia, Alito and Thomas in a verse sure to draw the ire of the PC police. Newman's first album of new material in nine years also includes a blues song about his discovery of the afterlife, a peppy tune for immigrants, a Weill-style discordant take on the State of the Union and two lovely...

2008-07-30 21:00:00

By Ginger Schmidt, Picayune Item, Miss. Jul. 30--PICAYUNE -- Picayune was privileged to play host to the first woman to ever win the National Fingerpicking Guitar Championship, Muriel Anderson. Partners for Pearl River County, Greater Picayune Arts Council and Pratt & Whitney, all joined forces to bring the special concert to a local venue last Friday night. While many gathered to have a pre-show dinner, the entertainment began promptly at its scheduled hour. Glade Woods of Partners...

2008-06-22 06:00:26

By Soren Andersen, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. Jun. 22--Outside the window of Vernon Linth's room at the Washington Soldiers Home & Colony in Orting, a gentle rain is falling on manicured grounds dotted with bright pink rhododendron blossoms. Inside on this gray Thursday in June, Linth sits in a red-frame wheelchair. On his head is a cap with the words USS Finback SS 230 printed on the front. Framed medals earned during World War II and the Korean War hang on the wall. He served...

2008-03-26 18:00:35

Emotionally compelling, multi-faceted entertainment like Cirque Du Soleil and Blue Man Group have created a worldwide desire for greater and more fascinating musical spectacles, but nothing in the past prepares audiences for the intense magic, beauty and kinetic energy they feel the first time they open their senses to the global phenomenon known as MASS (www.massensemble.com). Imagine engaging your eyes and ears in a multi-sensory blend of sculpture, music, dance and visual arts...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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