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2009-10-20 23:01:00

BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned GRAMMY® nominated pianist, composer and producer, Yanni, is set to release YANNI VOICES LIVE IN CONCERT on October 27th, his first DVD release since 2006's YANNI LIVE: THE CONCERT EVENT which sold over 100K units. Long known for his spectacular live productions YANNI VOICES LIVE IN CONCERT boasts the biggest musical production the acclaimed artist has undertaken to date. The two-hour special shot in...

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2009-05-01 10:01:43

A day-long Cinco de Mayo festival in New York's Flushing Meadows-Corona Park was canceled because of swine flu concerns, officials said. Jaime Lucero, president of Casa Puebla and executive producer of the Cinco de Mayo Festival, which had been scheduled for this weekend, said it was wise to err on the side of caution, The New York Daily News reported. We have decided for prudence, Lucero told the newspaper. We are not saying that the outbreak is something out of the ordinary, but given the...

2009-04-14 08:00:00

May 2009 issue, on newsstands April 14th NEW YORK, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Selecciones magazine has named five Supermamas for 2009, which include singer and actress Lucero, Yankee wife Laura Posada, advocate for children with disabilities Isabel Garcia, breast cancer survivor Olivia Alvarez, Mexican activists Norma and Maria Luisa Andrade. For the second year in a row, Selecciones' team of writers, reporters and editors scoured the U.S. and Mexico for moms who are making a difference in the...

2008-08-22 12:00:26

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- From Elvis Presley and Isaac Hayes to Three 6 Mafia and Justin Timberlake, Memphis has a long history of nurturing diverse musical acts. MTV New Media, a division of Viacom's MTV Networks is set to explore the modern-day incarnation of Memphis, Tennessee's legendary music scene with a groundbreaking, music-driven episodic series created by "Hustle & Flow" director and Memphis-based filmmaker Craig Brewer. The series, "$5 Cover," glimpses into the lives...

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2008-02-25 14:55:00

An intrepid archaeologist is well on her way to dislodging the prevailing assumptions of scholars about the people who built and used Maya temples.From the grueling work of analyzing the "attributes," the nitty-gritty physical details of six temples in Yalbac, a Maya center in the jungle of central Belize "“ and a popular target for antiquities looters "“ primary investigator Lisa Lucero is building her own theories about the politics of temple construction that began nearly two...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'