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2011-06-30 05:00:00

MONACO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Well-wishers around the globe can join in the celebrations via the internet at this week's royal wedding between the Principality of Monaco's Prince Albert and Miss Charlene Wittstock, who are hosting two days of glamorous festivities including a historic live international concert by Jean Michel Jarre from Monaco's landmark Port Hercules. Billed as the world's biggest concert, this high-tech visual extravaganza atop a 650 foot-long stage will be...

2010-07-13 08:15:00

NEW YORK, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dreyfus Records announces with sadness the passing of its founder, Francis Dreyfus, in Paris on June 24, 2010. The cause of death was a pulmonary infection. He was 70 years old. Francis Dreyfus was renowned as a record producer, music publisher and record label entrepreneur. He founded the Dreyfus Jazz, Disques Motors and Disques Dreyfus record labels, and his artists included Michel Petrucciani, Jean Michel Jarre, Christophe, Bireli Lagrene, Roy...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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