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2011-04-06 22:25:53

Three new bright blue pigments with origins in the hometown of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet have become stars in a drama that is unsettling experts on conservation of archaeological treasures around the world. That's the topic of an article on the solution of an archaeological 'whodunit' involving those new-to-science pigments in the current edition of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), ACS' weekly newsmagazine. C&EN Associate Editor Carmen Drahl notes in...

2010-12-14 00:01:31

University House Wallingford is pleased to celebrate the 105th birthday of Juliet Rawlings on December 16, 2010. In honor of this momentous birthday, Mayor Mike McGinn has proclaimed December 16th as Juliet Rawlings Day in the city of Seattle. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 13, 2010 University House Wallingford is pleased to celebrate the 105th birthday of Juliet Rawlings on December 16, 2010. In honor of this momentous birthday, Mayor Mike McGinn has proclaimed December 16th as Juliet...

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2009-09-28 19:08:21

Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy, who met on the set of the 2007 film Evening, tied the knot several weeks ago in France, a wedding guest told People.com. Danes is best known for her work on TV's My So-Called Life and in the movies William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, The Hours and The Family Stone. Dancy has appeared on the big screen in The Jane Austen Book Club, Blood and Chocolate, Savage Grace and Confessions of a Shopaholic. The couple confirmed their engagement in February, People.com...

2009-07-23 17:06:39

Officials in a small Georgia town say they had to get rid of the swans that became local mascots because the birds became too violent. Residents of Mountain Park said Romeo, a male swan, arrived in town several years ago with his mate, Juliet, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Thursday. Romeo was paired with another swan named Juliet after a coyote killed the original, and he got a third mate named Viola last fall after the death of the second Juliet. Mayor Jim Still said the birds...

2009-06-01 15:25:15

The horror/classic literature mash-up Romeo & Juliet vs. The Living Dead is to have its world premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival, Third Star Films said. The independently made romantic comedy is to screen June 26 at the 63rd annual festival in Scotland. The Shakespeare parody is the debut movie of director Ryan Denmark, who has worked the last six years as Spike Lee's associate editor on films such as Inside Man and Miracle at St. Anna. The idea for the film is Juliet, of noble...

2009-06-01 07:40:00

The Edinburgh Film Festival will host the world premiere of the feature film Romeo & Juliet vs. The Living Dead on June 26th, 2009 (23:00 at Filmhouse 1); the independently made romantic comedy precedes a number of horror/classic literature mash-ups being developed this year NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Among the twenty-three world premieres to be unveiled at the 63rd Annual Edinburgh Film Festival, there is one title that can not help but to catch the eye: Romeo & Juliet vs. The...

2009-02-11 20:35:31

A director at Shakespeare's Globe Theater in London says he is meeting with police to discuss concerns that Romeo and Juliet promotes knife crimes. Bill Buckhurst, who is directing a production of William Shakespeare's tragedy that will be shown for free to about 10,000 teenagers, said he plans to discuss its violent aspects, including three fatal stabbings and Juliet's famous suicide-by-dagger, with Cmdr. Steve Allen, a knife crime expert , The Sun reported Wednesday. Katharine Grice, a...

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2008-12-19 16:04:12

Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann has bought the rights to F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jazz Age novel The Great Gatsby, Variety.com reported. Luhrmann's films include Moulin Rouge, William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, Strictly Ballroom and the current release, Australia. The entertainment industry trade newspaper said Luhrmann plans to concentrate on making a Gatsby adaptation after he finishes campaigning on behalf of Australia this awards season. A screenplay for the latest incarnation of...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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