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2008-09-08 18:00:25

QUIDAM, pronounced "key-dam" is a Latin word for an anonymous passerby, a solitary figure lingering on a street corner, a person rushing past, living lost amid the crowd. The story follows a young girl in a world of nameless faces, lost in an anonymous society.

2008-08-11 15:00:53

CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 20th, 21st, 23rd and 24th Sony Pictures Releasing's new special programming division The Hot Ticket will bring audiences the groundbreaking live music and dance extravaganza DELIRIUM in HD from Cirque du Soleil.

2008-08-03 00:00:17

By MARTIN FREEMAN Britain's biggest contemporary circus will pitch its big top in Plymouth next month. Cirque Surreal fuses circus, dance, drama and humour using 25 world class performers in a show hailed as one of Europe's best.

2008-07-24 09:00:48

By Rob Hanson, The Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wis. Jul. 24--Twenty-seven centuries of tradition bottled up into seemingly impossible feats of contortion, strength and balance are nothing out of the ordinary for the Golden Dragon Acrobats.

2008-07-11 18:00:23

By Lisa Millegan, The Modesto Bee, Calif. Jul. 11--"Othello," Shakespeare's tale of destructive jealousy, only tells part of the story -- if you ask Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel, anyway.

2008-07-10 21:00:14

LAS VEGAS, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeing is believing, right? Criss Angel has made a career of making people "BeLIEve," and will keep doing so in his new collaborative effort with the World Famous Cirque Du Soleil in their new adventure at the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas: Criss Angel "BELIEVE." Cirque Du Soleil, Criss Angel and the Luxor have enlisted the help of SkyTag, the innovator of Tall Wall imaging to create Las Vegas's largest and most spectacular impression to date.

2008-07-08 18:00:22

Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announced dates and locations for programming two shows through The Hot Ticket by Sony Pictures Releasing.

2008-07-02 03:00:18

By Rich Heldenfels, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 2--Booked Up. About five years ago, Ray and Cherie Teuton of Akron were featured on PBS' History Detectives series. Now they've made it to the pages of a new book as well. By writer Barb Karg, The History Detectives . . .

2008-07-01 21:00:12

U.S. film actor Josh Hartnett reportedly is set to star in a London stage adaptation of the 1988 movie Rain Man later this summer. Hartnett is best known for his roles in the films The Black Dahlia, Lucky Number Slevin, Pearl Harbor and The Virgin Suicides.

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2012-07-25 06:49:31

Coues' rice rat (Oryzomys couesi) is a semiaquatic rat that can be found in southern Texas, throughout Mexico and Central America, and into the northwestern portion of Colombia. It prefers a habitat with abundant water, but it is able to live in arid habitats and shrub lands. Coues’ rice rat forms the group O. couesi, along with six other species of rat. All of these rats are in the Oryzomys genus, along with the marsh rice rat who is the sole member of its group. There are more than forty...

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  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.