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2011-04-29 05:00:00

DENVER, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MDC), whose subsidiaries build homes under the name "Richmond American Homes," today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of SDC Homes, LLC and certain affiliated entities for an undisclosed purchase price paid in cash and restricted stock. The acquisition marks MDC's entry into the Seattle market. Assets acquired include vacant residential lots and homes in various stages of construction, spread...

2011-02-28 08:30:00

New Digital Works Institute, Focusing on Digital Arts and Sciences Education, Will be Directed by Industry Veteran and Visionary Kip Voytek. NEW YORK, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ - MDC Partners (www.mdc-partners.com) announced today that they have created a national non-profit institute focused on digital arts and sciences education.  The Digital Works Institute will be run by industry visionary Kip Voytek, who won the Million Dollar Challenge based on his proposal to expand digital...

2010-09-20 14:41:00

10,000 free DVDs will be given away in Fenway, Kenmore, Longwood Medical Area as Boston rock icons team up with 1199SEIU BOSTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new music video from Boston rock icons Dropkick Murphys features more than just footage from the bands rollicking sold-out arena shows. It also delivers a timely social justice message supporting blue collar and frontline workers in Boston's largest industry - healthcare. The new "Tomorrow's Industry" video was created...

2010-02-08 12:00:00

Announcement Follows the Recent Naming of Five New Partners NEW YORK, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MDC Partners announced today that they have extended and expanded their partnership agreements with the four original partners of Crispin Porter + Bogusky. This comes on the heels of the recent naming of five new partners at the renowned agency. The equity ownership plan with the five new partners is an arrangement that was initiated with the agency in 2001 when MDC became the...

2008-11-13 18:00:13

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- "Let It Rain," the lead track from Living Things' forthcoming album, Habeas Corpus will go to alternative radio on Monday, November 17. The album is scheduled to follow February 17, 2009 on Jive Records. "I've always looked at rain as being divine semen," mused Lillian Berlin, lead singer/lyricist/guitarist. While talking about the song he added: "There's a quote from Mark Twain, who's a big influence on me as a writer. 'A banker is a fellow who lends you...

2008-09-05 12:00:24

By Gary Flockhart OPERATING with the same DIY aesthetic embraced by the pioneers of the musical movement that came to be known as 'indie', Alex Cornish is making music on his own terms. A self-confessed "complete control freak", the Edinburgh musician's debut album was written, played, sung and produced in his bedroom - though the lack of major record label backing hasn't held it back any. "I released my bedroom-recorded debut album on my own label last October and it went down...

2008-08-22 21:00:17

By STEPHEN SCHAEFER "WHAT WE DO IS SECRET" Rated: R. At Kendall Square Cinema Grade: B- The punk music scene of 1970s Los Angeles is venerated in "What We Do is Secret," a predictable if only rarely rousing biopic of one of the genre's seminal players: Germs' founder, lyricist and lead singer Darby Crash. Shane West ("ER"), with prosthetic bad teeth, has more charisma than the real Darby (ne Jan Paul Beahm), but he can't quite capture the psychosis of a Nietzsche-reading high school...

2008-07-11 12:00:38

By Tirdad Derakhshani, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 11--Sure, you can check out the deadly adventures of the stunning, devilishly feral lesbian vampire in Vampire Diary; or watch clips from the films of gay porn director Chi Chi LaRue (Dragging Out Chi Chi LaRue: A Showcase of Smut). But this year's Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, now through July 22, also offers a look at the life and times of 11-year-old Scot, the title character in the sweet,...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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