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2010-10-05 11:32:00

MIAMI, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As luck would have it, Miami Seaquarium has announced its 10/10/10 promotion which offers guests who are in line for park admission before 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 10, 2010 $10 admission. In addition, guests who arrive after 10:00 a.m. may enjoy $10 off admission throughout the rest of the day. The $10 off admission is only available with a coupon that can be found at www.miamiseaquarium.com/coupon. (Photo:...

2010-09-13 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Underdog Entertainment, a New York-based production company, today announced that "Save Lolita" will screen at the opening night reception of the Hamptons Conservation & Wildlife Film Festival. The public service announcement (PSA) raises awareness of the plight of Lolita the orca, who has been held captive for 40 years in a small concrete pool. Director Daniel Azarian, who produced the PSA, will speak, along with third-generation ocean explorer and...

2010-08-05 12:43:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Underdog Entertainment, a New York-based production company, today announced that Daniel Azarian, a director of television commercials and branded entertainment, has produced a PSA for SaveLolita.org to raise awareness of the plight of Lolita the orca, held captive for 40 years in a small concrete pool. Forty years ago this month, herders violently took Lolita, now aged 45, from her family in Puget Sound and transferred her to a 20-foot-deep tank at the...

2010-07-16 07:20:00

LAS VEGAS, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Illusions and Rick Haynes have helped open what is the first nightclub in the U.S. with holographic entertainment. Lolita's Cantina and Tequila Bar, owned by veteran hospitality developer Eric DeBiasi and celebrity chef Carlo Cavallo, is going to change the world of entertainment in Sin City. The grand opening on July 22, 2010 will include red carpet, celebrities and press to see what is going to be a hot ticket in the city of entertainment....

2010-04-13 15:54:00

LOLITA, Texas, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The January earthquake in Haiti and the February earthquake in Chile inspired people and organizations worldwide to support relief efforts in these nations. Inteplast Group, in coordination with the TZU CHI Foundation of Taiwan and the United Nations, provided nearly 50,000 tarps to act as temporary tent housing for earthquake victims and relief stations in the stricken countries, and over 48,000 pairs of gloves for those helping the victims....

2009-08-24 10:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows the economy is tough right now, but what can students do about it, Lolita Publishing asks. With the cost of college rising steadily while our economy crumbles, students need better options. According to a National Public Radio (NPR) article, the average student now takes six years to earn a degree. At the same time, the cost of an education is rising by several percentage points every year, even after adjusting for inflation. Instead...

2009-08-09 15:52:40

A killer whale at the Miami Seaquarium should be released into the wild rather than forced to live in a concrete tank, animal activists say. Shelby Proie, one of the more than 30 activists seeking to free Lolita the killer whale, said during a protest Saturday at the Miami tourist site that the 7,000-pound animal does not deserve to be penned in an aquarium. Every week one of us goes in to check on her, the 24-year-old Nova Southeastern University student told the South Florida Sun-Sentinel....

2008-07-06 18:00:20

By Frank Gabrenya, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 6--The relatively meager output of filmmaker Stanley Kubrick during a 46-year career has played right into the hands of the Wexner Center for the Arts. Because Kubrick completed only 13 features from 1953 until his death in 1999, the center can present a full retrospective of a major director's works. Every other filmmaker of Kubrick's stature would require months to cover all of his titles. John Ford, for example, directed almost twice...

2008-01-03 18:00:11

By DEBRA CURTIS IT IS PROBABLY a good idea, right off the bat, to tell you a bit about myself. I am a cultural anthropologist, a mother of 9-year- old twin girls, and the wife of a doctor. My research focuses on how popular culture influences sexuality. When I was younger I was not seduced by pop culture. Some may find that hard to believe. Trust me when I tell you, as an anthropologist who fully understands the constraining aspects of culture, that I lived on the edges of normative...

2006-06-13 21:00:54

By Krittivas Mukherjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan has finished shooting for a film about the obsessive love of an old man for a teenage girl, a story the director says was not inspired by the controversial 1955 novel "Lolita." Director Ram Gopal Varma, known for unconventional films that break away from Bollywood's song-and-dance staple, says "Nishabd" (Silence) is about an old man's emotional tumult juxtaposed with awareness of his age. "People say it is...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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