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2009-04-30 13:28:00

NEW YORK and NASSAU, The Bahamas, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Prospero Group (PRPG) invested into the Private Placement Plan of Fincor (FINC) through a 1:1 share split. Prospero Group a leading company in the field of Water Technologies enlarges thru Fincor its portfolio with the new ACTRx Malaria and Dengue fever treatment. Fincor also acquired the WETTECH and Advanced Cavitation Technologies. Prospero Group enlarges its technology portfolio with ACTRx, which combines several...

2008-10-08 12:00:23

Helen Mirren, Jeremy Irons, Djimon Hounsou and Russell Brand reportedly have signed on for the big-screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest." The Hollywood Reporter said Julie Taymor is directing the film version of Shakespeare's supernatural play. Taymor previously adapted a tragedy written by Shakespeare for her film "Titus" and directed last year's movie musical "Across the Universe." She also was the mastermind behind the critically acclaimed stage version of "The Lion...

2008-08-02 00:00:19

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is performing in more than 150 different locations as part of a garden theatre season. With a large cast, traditional costumes and an original music score, they are bringing two of their productions to Devon this month. Shakespeare's final triumph, The Tempest will be performed at Cockington next Friday. It is a play of romance and revenge on a magical island kingdom, where mischievous sprites play havoc with shipwrecked sailors and the most powerful exiled...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Uranus' moon Sycorax -- Sycorax is a moon of Uranus. It was named after a witch living on an island in William Shakespeare's play The Tempest. Its orbital radius is approximately 12.2 million km from Uranus and is about 160 km in diameter, but this size estimate is based on the moon's apparent brightness and the assumption that it has an albedo of about 0.07. Its orbit is retrograde and highly inclined. Sycorax's composition is probably a mixture of rock and ice, and its unusually...

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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.