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2014-04-07 08:27:07

Package Available for Ticket Holders of "Ghost The Musical," Playing at Broward Center for the Performing Arts April 29-May 11 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Those who purchase tickets to "Ghost The Musical," playing Tuesday, April 29-Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, can continue the love felt between characters Sam and Molly with the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District's "Love Me, Love My ... Ghost The Musical"...

2011-07-25 12:12:00

LONDON, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- There was some fishy business going on at Hugh Myddelton Primary School in Clerkenwell with the recent unveiling of a sculpture created by the school's children along with resident artists from the Bow Arts Trust. New head teacher Andy Turner wanted to make a splash with the opening of the new building in Myddelton Street, so when he received a cash gift from the Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Charitable Foundation and Canadian investment...

2008-07-31 06:00:35

By Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jul. 31--JEFFERSON The annual Wallace and Peggy Carroll Vigilance Awards were presented Saturday by the National Committee for the New River. The awards for protecting the New River honor the spirit, dedication and perseverance that Wallace Carroll, a former Winston-Salem Journal publisher and editor, and his wife, Peggy, brought to the battle to save the New River from a large dam project in the 1970s. The winners include: --N.C. Volunteer of the...

2008-07-16 09:00:00

By Tim Thornton, The Roanoke Times, Va. Jul. 16--NARROWS -- Danny Melvin was playing pool in Blacksburg on Sunday night when he got the call. Riverview Campground was flooding. There was a smell like diesel fuel in the air. Melvin, who helps his brother-in-law take care of the campground, jumped in his truck and headed back to Narrows. He called Giles County's emergency dispatchers and told them what was going on. The Narrows Fire Department had already been called out. Riverview...

2007-05-21 03:00:17

By Marra, Bob California Secretary of Resources, Michael Chrisman, unveiled his preliminary plan to save and restore the Salton Sea to the Salton Sea Advisory Committee in Sacramento last week. The draft plan would create a 34,000-acre lake in the Sea's northern area, develop 62,000 acres of wildlife habitat in the south section and create 29,000 acres of brine sinks. In all, Chrisman's plan calls for a 45 percent reduction in the size of the actual Sea, including 109,000 acres of exposed...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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