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2014-04-15 12:21:51

MODESTO, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: It started as a clever April Fools' joke. In 2012, 5.11 Tactical® released a video on April 1 introducing a fictitious Tactical Duty Kilt--a must-have manly kilt enhanced for the tactical field. Due to overwhelming demand, the joke became a reality, and now the 5.11 Tactical Duty Kilt, joke-turned-actual product, is back! The 2014 teaser video debuted on April 1 and now a limited quantity of Tactical Duty Kilts are...

2011-06-13 06:00:00

HOUSTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CBS RADIO HOUSTON and YEA! NETWORK, announced today that popular morning show, KIDD KRADDICK IN THE MORNING, will be taking over morning drive on KHMX-FM/Mix 96-5 weekday mornings starting MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011. The show can also be heard on line at www.Mix965Houston.com. The announcement came from Senior Vice President and Market Manager for CBS RADIO Houston, Brian Purdy. "Mix 96-5 is a long-time Houston favorite radio brand and Kidd's...

2011-03-30 15:05:00

NEW YORK, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scots are in town and gearing up to make their mark on New York City as Scotland Week 2011 kicks off on April 3, 2011. A week-long celebration of Scottish-American heritage and culture, Scotland Week incorporates a program of events that offer a little taste of Scotland to New Yorkers with something to suit everyone: Scotland lovers, foodies, culture and music enthusiasts, athletes and fashionistas alike. Scotland Week includes the popular...

2011-03-22 10:02:00

NEW YORK, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot Scots and bold-faced names take Manhattan by storm and get "Dressed to Kilt" at the ninth annual charity event, this year taking place on Tuesday April 5, 2011. Sir Sean and Lady Connery again serve as Honorary Chairmen and introduce to Dressed to Kilt their granddaughter Saskia Connery, who will make her runway debut at this year's show. The highly-anticipated event will be held at the Hammerstein Ballroom (311 West 34th Street, between 8th...

2010-03-16 08:05:00

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot Scots and bold-faced names from New York City and around the globe take over Manhattan and get "Dressed to Kilt" at the highly-anticipated annual event, again hosted by Sir Sean and Lady Connery, taking place Monday, April 5, 2010. It will be held at M2 Ultra Lounge (530 West 28(th) Street, between 10(th) and 11(th) Avenues), beginning with a cocktail reception at 7:30 p.m., followed by the runway fashion show presentation at 9:00 p.m. The theme of...

2010-02-02 17:11:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Scott Fordham, president and chief executive officer, today announced that Champion Energy Services (www.championenergyservices.com) is sponsoring Houston's KILT 610 AM on Radio Row 2010 for pre-game press activities during Super Bowl XLIV week. Radio Row brings together the biggest names in football -- players from the Indianapolis Colts and New Orleans Saints, other NFL players, Hall of Fame athletes and NFL network hosts -- for interviews and autograph...

2009-08-28 11:54:05

In response to Catholic high school girls' insistence on hiking their plaid kilt uniform hemlines higher, more Toronto-area schools are doing away with kilts. Various Catholic school boards around Toronto have decided to eliminate the traditional kilt as an increasing number of girls have flouted the 6 inches above the kneecap rule, the Toronto Star reported Friday. Bruce Campbell of the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board told the Star only six of the board's 25 schools now require...

2009-05-18 14:36:36

A Utah school district said a principal will apologize after he ordered a 14-year-old to change out of his kilt because it could be seen as cross-dressing. Gavin McFarland, 14, a student of Scottish heritage at Rocky Mountain Junior High in West Haven, said he wore his traditional Scottish kilt to school Wednesday as part of a school project and his apparel gathered numerous compliments from teachers and classmates, The (Ogden, Utah) Standard-Examiner reported Monday. However, the student...

2009-03-17 17:31:00

Sir Sean and Lady Connery Kick off Tartan Week with Celebrity Runway Fashion Show NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sophisticated New Yorkers and celebrity Scots from around the globe take over the city and get "Dressed to Kilt" with Sir Sean and Lady Connery playing host of the evening's festivities. This year's Dressed to Kilt is presented by Glenfiddich(R) and Celebrating Homecoming Scotland 2009. The highly-anticipated event will take place on Monday, March 30 at M2 Lounge (530 West...

2008-08-12 06:00:38

By JOHN ROSS THE Hollywood actor Kevin McKidd has called for tax breaks for film-makers to encourage more movies to be made in the Highlands and Islands. The Elgin-born star, now based in Los Angeles, was in his home town yesterday at a ceremony marking his appointment as patron of the Scottish Highlands and Islands Film Commission (SHIFC). The actor, best known for his roles in the TV series Rome and the films Trainspotting and Made of Honor, has just started filming a series of the...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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