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2012-07-25 23:02:45

Entrepreneur David Wu Finds Inspiration For eyeCLICK Charlotte, N.C. (PRWEB) July 25, 2012 Hong Kong-based entrepreneur David Wu finds inspiration for new products in many different places. His latest product creation, a remote control and HD lens to improve iPhone photography known as the eyeCLICK, was born out of his admiration for Steve Jobs as well as his youth spent working a family-owned Chinese restaurant in London. Wu, 44, was born in Hong Kong but emigrated to London, England as a...

2010-08-23 11:23:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Classical is proud to announce its debut release "LIVE IN VIENNA" from one of the most thrilling and inspiring musicians of our time, the world-renowned pianist LANG LANG. Recorded and filmed live in Vienna's legendary Musikverein concert hall, the Sony Classical debut will be available on August 24 in multiple formats. This release represents Lang Lang's second live recorded recital to date after the best-selling "Live at Carnegie Hall" in 2004,...

2010-06-02 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 Beijing Music Festival will run from October 11th - October 31st and presents a stunning line up of world-class artists, and an extraordinary program of Baroque music performed for the first time ever for Chinese audiences. As one of most significant artistic events in Asia, the Beijing Music Festival is at the epicenter of cultural exchange between China and the West. This year, the festival continues its vital role in transforming the future...

2009-08-24 14:09:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- China Healthcare Corporation, based in Nashville, Tenn., today provided details about its project to build a state-of-the-art, 500-bed replacement hospital in Cixi, China. China Healthcare was founded in April 2008 by Dr. Thomas F. Frist, Jr., Charles A. Elcan and Henry Zhou. In April this year, the company received final government approval for its first hospital, a full-service, acute care facility that will replace the 150-bed People's #2...

2009-05-06 08:00:00

Megastar Classical Pianist is Included in Time's Annual List of 100 Most Influential People in the World and Appears on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Monday, May 18 NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Superstar Chinese pianist Lang Lang has been chosen as one of three official worldwide Ambassadors for the 2010 Shanghai World Expo, alongside NBA player Yao Ming and the actor Jackie Chan. Lang Lang, the most popular contemporary classical musician in the world, will be involved in various Expo...

2008-10-07 09:00:33

The Recording Academy(R) will name superstar Chinese pianist Lang Lang as its GRAMMY(R) Cultural Ambassador to China -- harnessing the combination of his powerful cultural influence along with the stature and recognition of the GRAMMY Awards and The Recording Academy to promote music education and cultural understanding between the United States and China -- with a special performance by the 26-year-old virtuoso at New York's Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street) on Monday, Oct. 20, 2008. The event,...

2008-08-03 00:00:17

By WORDS BY MICHAEL CHURCH Four more classical stars from China Virtuoso pianist or 'flashy' showman? On Friday, millions of people can decide for themselves as Lang Lang performs at the Olympic opening ceremony Love him - or loathe him? I actually quite like Lang Lang, who, as China's pre-eminent classical pianist, is now flamboyantly girdling the globe. Having interviewed him several times over the past few years, I've watched his metamorphosis from callow youth to debonair...

2006-03-27 03:33:22

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese police have detained a Chinese-born film maker who is a permanent U.S. resident, a family member said on Monday, weeks before President Hu Jintao visits the United States. Hao Wu, who returned to China in 2004 after living in the United States for 12 years, had been missing since February 22 after interviewing human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, while making a documentary about an underground Christian congregation, his sister, Wu Na, said. An officer at...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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