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2014-05-19 23:07:49

Rebecca Berger and Leanne Zrum of the Row the Pacific team aim to become the first Canadians and the first females to complete this endurance race. Santa Cruz County, CA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Oxylent is proud to sponsor Canadians Rebecca Berger and Leanne Zrum as they join other teams from around the world in Monterey, California on June 7th to undertake the incredible feat of rowing across the Pacific Ocean in the Great Pacific Race. Rowing 2100 nautical miles to Hawaii, Rebecca and...

2014-03-18 08:25:37

TORONTO, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Leanne Simpson, a writer, scholar, storyteller and activist for Indigenous Peoples has been named the recipient of the inaugural RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award. Ms. Simpson was nominated for the Award by Thomas King whose book, The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America won the 2014 RBC Taylor Prize. Established jointly by RBC and the Taylor Prize to promote emerging talent in non-fiction, the RBC Taylor Emerging...

2014-03-17 16:27:16

TORONTO, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Leanne Simpson, a writer, scholar, storyteller and activist for Indigenous Peoples has been named the recipient of the inaugural RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award. Ms. Simpson was nominated for the Award by Thomas King whose book, The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America won the 2014 RBC Taylor Prize. Established jointly by RBC and the Taylor Prize to promote emerging talent in non-fiction, the RBC Taylor Emerging...

2008-09-18 00:00:00

A New fitness school is being launched to encourage more children to take up exercise. Street Beatz Dance and Fitness Academy aims to provide a range of fitness and exercise classes to help children and adults become fitter. With classes from street dance, Bollywood, salsa, cheerleading and contemporary dance, Street Beatz hopes to increase fitness levels among children in a fun way. They are also launching a new class called Fit 4 Fun to encourage children aged from seven to 12 to take...

2008-07-14 12:00:39

By Jennifer Myers, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jul. 14--BILLERICA -- She found it on craigslist. The quirky little two-room building with the enormous overhang near the center of town was most recently the home of a locksmith, but had served as a small gas station years before. It isn't perfect, but it is visible and affordable. Sueci Carmichael scooped it up for a song -- $600 a month in rent, and hung a shingle: BLT (Billerica Loves Talent) Music School. Three weeks later she was...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.