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2014-02-03 04:22:05

Beatles scholar Martin Lewis explains Fab Four's meteoric rise for Encyclopaedia Britannica CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Beatles' fans prepare to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Fab Four's triumphant arrival in America, Beatles scholar Martin Lewis looks back on the band's meteoric rise and explains how it happened in a new article for Encyclopaedia Britannica's 2014 Book of the Year. The Beatles arrived in New York City in February 1964 to a "tsunami of fervor,"...

2014-01-27 16:23:14

~On DVD and Blu-ray February 25, 2014 NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Rock Entertainment USA is very proud to announce the US Blu-ray and DVD release on February 25th 2014 of the Amnesty International comedy extravaganza "The Secret Policeman's Ball - USA". [Pre-book Order Date January 31, MSRP $24.99 Blu-ray, $19.99 DVD] The 137-minute show features the cream of contemporary US and UK comedy stars - performing brand-new, specially-created material tailored to the theme of...

2011-03-31 00:00:30

Many amateur astronomers point their Orion telescopes towards the International Space Station every night. Earlier this month, British astronomer Martin Lewis took numerous images of the International Space Station using his home made telescope and a web cam. He happened to photograph astronaut Steve Bowen who was out on a spacewalk at the time. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 30, 2011 Backyard astronomers have been fascinated with capturing images of the International Space Station (ISS) for years....

2009-06-19 11:45:00

"I saw The Secret Policeman's Ball and it became a part of me. It sowed a seed." - Bono "I think everyone is in for a grave disappointment." - John Cleese NEW YORK, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Film Society of Lincoln Center is proud to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Amnesty International's stellar and anarchic comedy and rock extravaganza benefit shows with "The Secret Policeman's Film Festival." Beginning on Friday, June 26 through Wednesday, July 1 (Six Days), the Walter Reade...

2006-07-13 03:32:04

By Chris Morris LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - When the Mods & Rockers Film Festival hits the American Cinematheque at Hollywood's Egyptian Theater and Santa Monica's Aero Theater for its annual outing, it will sport a slightly different slant. Bowing at the Egyptian Thursday night with a screening of the 1960s English comedies "Bedazzled" and "The Bed Sitting Room," the rock-based movie festival, co-produced by Martin Lewis and the Cinematheque's Chris D., will screen more...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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