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2014-04-21 16:24:27

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Rafael-based Alcohol Justice and Studio City-based Writers In Treatment are pleased to announce that there will be no shortage of brilliant short films during the first REEL Recovery Film Festival - San Francisco Bay Area Edition - April 24-27, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110727/DC41105LOGO "Our recovery short films are potent little vignettes and powerful stories," said Leonard Buschel, founder of Writers In...

2014-04-14 12:30:50

Focused on smart, edgy mysteries that tackle subjects teens face every day, The Poisoned Pencil's inaugural release, Death Spiral by Janie Chodosh, hailed as "compelling reading" SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Poisoned Pencil celebrates the release of its debut young adult mystery, Death Spiral, book 1 of the Faith Flores Science Mystery. New Mexico teacher Janie Chodosh's debut novel has received high praise: "Chodosh spins a dark and gritty tale...and her...

2014-02-26 12:23:59

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Moving Picture Institute has announced the results of their second annual "Liberty in Film Awards." Unlike the upcoming Academy Awards, the Liberty in Film Awards recognize mainstream films that celebrate entrepreneurship and self-determination. "As the country turns to Hollywood for Oscar buzz and results, the Liberty in Film Awards encourage the public to reflect on films that celebrate freedom and individual rights,"...

2014-02-03 12:25:56

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Youth Speaks', acclaimed resident theatre company The Living Word Project, and Intersection for the Arts' Campo Santo are proud to announce the world premiere of a new play by Chinaka Hodge entitled Chasing Mehserle. Chasing Mehserle begins where Chinaka Hodge's first critically acclaimed play, Mirrors in Every Corner left off. As a way of investigating communal response to the death of Oscar Grant, the playwright examines race,...

2014-01-29 12:24:31

Lodge Receives Distinction for Seventh Consecutive Year PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forbes Travel Guide announced that it has again awarded Stein Eriksen Lodge and The Spa at Stein Eriksen Lodge the prestigious Forbes Five-Star award. This marks the seventh consecutive year the Lodge has been bestowed with the hospitality industry's highest honors, maintaining Stein Eriksen Lodge's position among an elite list of 97 prestigious lodging establishments in the world...

2014-01-20 12:21:26

LANCASTER, Pa., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- T&M Associates, a leading consulting, engineering and environmental services provider, has opened a new office at 1853 William Penn Way, Lancaster, PA 17601. From this location, T&M provides regulatory compliance, planning, permitting, engineering design, construction management and energy consulting services to transportation, water, educational/institutional, local government, power and utilities, healthcare and commercial...

2014-01-09 23:20:12

FirstDate, Scandinavia's fastest growing internet dating site, has been selected to sponsor Swedish national public television broadcaster. Stockholm, Sweden (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 FirstDate, the leading online dating site in Scandinavia, was among four national companies chosen to sponsor the independently owned public broadcasting network in Sweden. Swedish National Television is the largest public broadcaster in Scandinavia. Funded by a television license fee paid for by...

2013-11-27 16:25:06

"Effy/(We Are) The Underdogs" is available now for pre-order on iTunes with an official worldwide launch slated for November 25, 2013 LONDON, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Robin Romei proudly announces the release of his second single titled "Effy/(We Are) The Underdogs," available worldwide on November 25, 2013. Hailing from southeast England, Robin Romei new British music single release comes at the tail end of Robin's successful UK tour. "Effy/(We Are) The Underdogs" is...

2013-11-05 12:27:29

DALLAS, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- hawkeye, an independent experiential agency based in Dallas, today announced Matt Voltoline has rejoined the agency as managing director of the sports and experiential practice. Most recently, Voltoline was with Red Bull North America for three years, where he led field and brand marketing efforts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131105/DA10951) At hawkeye, Voltoline will share joint responsibility with Managing Director Amanda...

2013-06-07 00:21:02

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FRIDAY, JUNE 7: GOING TO THE TAPE Profile America -- Friday, June 7th. A home entertainment revolution began on this date in 1975, when the videocassette recorder was introduced. It was Sony's Betamax format recorder, which in a very few years was superseded by the rival VHS format. At its peak,...


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2010-10-12 18:40:32

The videocassette recorder, or VCR, is a type of tape recorder that uses removable videotape cassettes containing magnetic tape to record audio and video. The VCR is different from the VTR since the VTR can be reel-to-reel devices that require hand-threading of the tape from a single supply reel. VCR's have a tuner and programmable timer which began as a simple mechanical counter-based feature similar to those available on contemporary audio equipment. These features quickly turned into a...

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