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2013-08-21 08:30:17

DreamDay2013 is a global celebration of setting dreams in motion, focused on helping individuals, businesses and communities move their ideas, and the world forward SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Ozioma Egwuonwu "Developing and Implementing Ideas" Instructor at Columbia University CEO/Founder of BurnBright Lifeworks, Inc. Considered a leader in the emerging disciplines of cultural and transformational strategy, Ozioma helps...

2011-04-15 00:00:29

Movers USA, Inc and MMTA Maryland Movers Conference recently launched a campaign to send ShelterBoxes to Japan in an effort to provide emergency assistance and much-needed shelter to the victims of the new 7.1 magnitude earthquake felt April 7 and the first 8.9 magnitude earthquake and the tsunami it produced. Baltimore, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) April 14, 2011 Nearly a month has passed since one of the largest earthquakes the modern world has ever known struck Japan, triggering a massive tsunami...

2009-08-20 20:11:31

About 1,000 ukulele players gathered in London to simultaneously play Ode to Joy from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. The eight members of the ukulele ensemble that organized the event said they had expected about 200 people to turn up with ukuleles at Albert Hall Tuesday. Instead, the venue was so packed with players that an accurate count of participants couldn't be made, The Times of London reported Thursday. George Hinchliffe, the orchestra's musical director, said an estimated 1,000 people...

2008-09-29 18:00:28

By Emily Van Cleve For the Journal There's no doubt in the mind of Santa Fe Pro Musica's artistic director Thomas O'Connor that George Frideric Handel was the greatest English composer of the Baroque era. To put Handel's music in context from the perspective of where it came from and how it influenced subsequent composers, Santa Fe Pro Musica has put together two concerts that celebrate Handel's predecessors and his legacy. "Handel Celebration: English Song" features music by late-16th-...

2008-09-14 00:00:12

The Queen has asked to visit the headquarters of Google next month. She's following a recognised trend - the most sophisticated internet users are not teenagers in chat rooms, but pensioners, who use it to correspond with their friends and family, swap information, shop and meet people with similar interests without having to leave their homes. The Duke of Edinburgh, 87, writes all his letters on a computer and the Queen, 82, regularly sends emails. The Poet Laureate, Andrew Motion, has been...