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2011-07-14 00:00:29

Innovative Education Software Company Brings the World's Best Known Video Game Portfolio to the Classroom. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 idoodlesoftware inc., an education software company offering innovative solutions to bridge the gap between traditional and digital learning, announced that it has signed an exclusive, global licensing agreement with Cyan Worlds, Inc. to bring the award winning MYST franchise, and other titles, to the classroom. The Cyan Worlds portfolio of video...

2011-03-28 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Gabriel announced today that following hugely successful shows last year in Los Angeles and New York, he will take his stunning concert experience to 12 North American cities with the New Blood tour beginning Friday, June 10 in Berkeley, CA. After receiving astounding critical acclaim for the 2010 shows, Gabriel will perform classics from his deep catalogue including hits from his multiplatinum album "So," which is celebrating its 25th...

2010-11-11 11:52:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Music legend and human rights activist Peter Gabriel will host the 6th Annual Focus for Change benefit dinner and concert for WITNESS, the international human rights organization, on Thursday, December 2nd at Roseland Ballroom in New York City. The event includes performances by Grammy Award-winner Sheryl Crow and reggae legend Jimmy Cliff. Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, is a keynote speaker who will highlight the power of online...

2010-09-17 12:36:00

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Music Rising, an award winning initiative co-founded in 2005 by U2's the Edge, legendary producer Bob Ezrin and Gibson Guitar Chairman and CEO Henry Juszkiewicz announced a $1 million program in partnership with Tulane University to develop a college curriculum that will provide a permanent, comprehensive and definitive study of the musical heritage of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region. The Music Rising program is administered by the Gibson...

2009-12-17 07:30:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genesis Fluid Solutions Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSFL) today announced that Martin Hedley has joined the company in the role of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hedley brings to Genesis significant leadership skills at a time when the company is poised to take its technology to the global market. He has held senior management roles with several companies including divisions of Citibank, Chase and American Airlines....

2009-07-15 04:10:00

NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World-renowned musician and activist Peter Gabriel has chosen the World of Music, Arts and Dance (WOMAD) Festival in Bath, UK to be the location of his first ever benefit concert for WITNESS, the human rights organization Gabriel founded in 1992. The concert on Saturday, July 25th, 2009 will be Gabriel's only scheduled performance in Europe, and an excellent opportunity to connect his fans and music lovers to a cause he has always championed....

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...

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