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2011-07-26 12:30:00

GRAMMY-Winning Concert for Bangladesh Album Makes its Digital Debut on iTunes for the 40th Anniversary of Legendary Show; Sales Benefit the George Harrison Fund for UNICEF NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the 40th anniversary of the groundbreaking Concert for Bangladesh, the first major music benefit for a humanitarian cause, the music community is coming together yet again for UNICEF, this time to help provide emergency relief for children in famine and...

2011-07-26 11:52:00

LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- George Harrison's GRAMMY-winning Concert for Bangladesh album makes its exclusive digital debut on the iTunes Store (www.itunes.com) today, 40 years after the historic concert event on August 1, 1971. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110726/LA41660) To celebrate the anniversary and honor Harrison's legacy of giving back, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF today announces a special 'Month of Giving' donation campaign in August for the...

2011-04-27 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine taking in-depth, one-on-one guitar lessons from Jackson Browne or Richard Thompson. These are among the rarefied experiences offered by On The Music Path, a new iPad app designed to teach users to play real instruments with instruction from world-class musicians. Lessons are shot in high-definition video by award-winning cinematographer Alan Kozlowski, who developed the app with business partner Derek Penn. On The Music Path offers...

2011-04-15 00:00:28

A Program to Relax, Refresh and Rejuvenate with Meditation in the Presence of H.H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) April 14, 2011 On Saturday April 9th, The Art of Living Foundation, an international non-profit that offers stress reduction, meditation and self-development programs, hosted Meditation & Yoga 2011 (MY 2011) in the presence of spiritual leader and humanitarian Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. The day-long...

2010-12-22 05:36:00

KANPUR, India, December 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Having already established its credibility and authority in the domain of holistic Indian health and wellness services internationally, Divine Wellness has added yet another feather to its cap by earning appreciation from none other than the revered Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (The Art of Living) this month. http://www.divinewellness.com/Details-news.aspx?ID=329 (click to view) In the short span of its one year of existence, Divine Wellness...

2006-04-27 16:42:44

By Tony Gieske LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The headliner's daughter, Anoushka Shankar, opened the show Wednesday with a program that gave her father, the great Ravi Shankar, something to strive for. From a seated position on a colorful carpet covering the stage of the Walt Disney Concert Hall, she led a killer big band, challenging her soloists with richly inventive bell-like sounds on her long-necked, many-stringed sitar. This was fun stuff, with never a dull moment....

2005-11-02 08:21:25

By Matt Hurwitz LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Long before Katrina and tsunami relief, Live 8 and Live AID, former Beatle George Harrison assembled an all-star concert that cast the mold for celebrity charity, and with a new DVD and remixed songs, "The Concert for Bangladesh" is raising money again. The 1971 concert in New York's Madison Square Garden featured Harrison, who died four years ago, and fellow Beatle Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Leon Russell, Billy Preston and sitar...

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