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2014-05-13 12:28:51

ORVIETO, Italy and LOS ANGELES, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orvieto4Ever, the Global Vision of Independence Day presented by EMG Dream Loud in conjunction with the Bianchini family, Mayor Toni Concina, and the City of Orvieto, Italy announced today that the second annual event will include performances by two time Grammy winner Kacey Musgraves in addition to a performance by two time Academy Award winner Kevin Costner and his band, Modern West. The Event will take place at the Piazza...

2014-04-10 23:30:48

Tervis®, the innovator of insulated drinkware, is collaborating with Summit Entertainment, a Lionsgate® (NYSE:LGF) company, for the release of Draft Day, starring Oscar® winner Kevin Costner, in theaters on April 11, 2014. Tervis, an NFL licensee, carries an extensive collection of designs for each team. North Venice, Florida (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Tervis®, the innovator of insulated drinkware, is collaborating with Summit Entertainment, a Lionsgate® (NYSE:LGF)...

2010-09-23 10:10:51

Best known as the star and director of several Hollywood blockbusters, actor Kevin Costner found himself in a different role on Wednesday--testifying in front of Congress as the head of a company he claims can provide a "no-nonsense approach" to cleaning up oil spills. According to MSNBC.com, Costner, the founder of Blue Planet Solutions, told the House of Representatives committee on homeland security, "We can choose to enlist a fleet of 6,000 vessels that are hampered by their lack of...

2010-04-09 12:59:00

ZION, Ill., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Zion has announced that its construction of a planned multi-million dollar minor league baseball stadium is scheduled to begin next week. The stadium project is now worthy of a blockbuster major league trade announcement beginning with its new location on a 23-acre site at the NE corner of the Rt. 173 and Green Bay Road, gateway to Trumpet Park and the City of Zion. The "ballpark village" will include a year round multi-use development...

2009-02-03 12:33:25

A minor league baseball team, partly owned by actor-director Kevin Costner, is set to move into a new stadium in Lake County, Ill., in the summer of 2010. Costner, who is known for his roles in the baseball-themed movies Field of Dreams and Bull Durham, is part of a baseball team ownership group that has been working with Zion, Ill., and one of the largest real estate developers in the world to bring a Northern League team to a new stadium, near Gurnee's Six Flags Great America and the Gurnee...

2008-10-13 09:00:29

By Guy Adams The election campaign's final weeks bring a slew of new films from both sides of the political divide Regardless of who wakes up on the morning of 5 November with a "to do" list that involves shifting their personal belongings into the White House, next month's election may at least help to answer one of the oldest questions in showbusiness: can politics ever be box office? The presidential race has inspired Hollywood to produce a string of films that pander to both sides...

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