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2010-03-24 09:00:00

NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The excitement continues to build for the prime time return of Fox's hit comedy Glee on Tuesday, April 13, 2010. The excitement continues one week later with the release of The Power of Madonna on Tuesday, April 20. The Power of Madonna marks the next official chapter in the Glee music songbook. This much talked about and highly anticipated mini-album features the cast of Glee's distinctive and unique take on such Madonna classics as "Like A Virgin,"...

2010-01-13 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Madonna's most recent stage extravaganza, the "Sticky & Sweet" concert, will be released on March 30th, it was announced today by Live Nation, the world's largest live music company. "Sticky & Sweet", which was produced by Live Nation, was the most successful tour by a solo artist in history and was seen by over 3.5 million fans in 32 countries around the world. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100113/LA36844) The show, which...

2008-09-20 12:15:00

By SHERNA NOAH DURAN Duran's Rio has been named the greatest music video of all time. The 1982 video, featuring the band in suits on a Caribbean beach being teased by scantily-clad women, beat rivals including Michael Jackson's Thriller and Madonna's Like a Prayer to claim the title. Bjork's video for her 1999 hit All Is Full of Love, where she played a robot in a steamy clinch with another robot, took second place. Take On Me, the 1985 video from A-ha, in which singer Morten Harket was a...

2008-09-12 15:00:19

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "All Hail! Madonna still reigns supreme as pop queen." -- Evening Standard, Friday, September 12, 2008 The Material Girl does it again! With a sell-out crowd of over 74,000 fans and a gross of over 12 million USD, Madonna's Sticky & Sweet Tour easily surpassed all previous grosses at both the old and the new Wembley Stadiums. This record breaking performance adds another first following last week's confirmation that Madonna's Zurich...

2006-09-04 09:43:34

By James Kilner MOSCOW (Reuters) - Members of a radical Russian Orthodox group speared a poster of U.S. pop star Madonna on Monday and demanded a ban on her show in which she stages a mock-crucifixion. Tickets to Madonna's September 12 concert -- part of her "Confessions" global tour -- had been sold nearly two months in advance despite protests from Christian churches. The Orthodox Church has urged believers to stay away from the show, in which Madonna sings from a crucifix,...

2006-08-03 06:56:46

By Rachel Sanderson ROME (Reuters) - Rome's Catholic, Muslim and Jewish leaders have united to condemn pop star Madonna's decision to stage a mock-crucifixion when she performs in the Italian capital on Sunday a stone's throw away from Vatican City. The lapsed-Catholic diva's latest irreverent performance sees her wearing a fake crown of thorns and descending on a suspended, glittery cross as part of her worldwide "Confessions Tour." Having already been criticized in the United...

2005-08-14 09:21:26

By Paul Majendie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Bass guitarist Guy Pratt has backed some of the world's biggest rock acts, and his comedy routine at the Edinburgh Fringe presents a cast of famous characters whose behavior borders on the bizarre. "Pink Floyd had an ambience coordinator who had two jobs; to obtain narcotics and look after your parents when they came on tour," Pratt said at the world's largest arts festival where acts include The Lady Boys of Bangkok and Puppetry of the Penis....


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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