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2014-07-31 12:27:23

Amid fierce competition, Top 25 American Film Schools list ranks schools with "the latest tech, the most access to big names and the starriest alumni" LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Hollywood Reporter has released its 2014 list of the Top 25 Film Schools, which ranks the nation's most distinguished teaching institutions for film production. USC's School of Cinematic Arts, NYU's Tisch School, UCLA, AFI, and California Institute of the Arts took the top five spots on the...

2014-07-31 08:40:41

Contest Calls for Short Video Entries in the Spirit of TripAdvisor's "Don't Just Visit" Ads for a Chance to Win $25,000 and Have their Commercial on TV NEWTON, Mass., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(®), the world's largest travel site*, today announced the launch of the TripAdvisor TV Ad Contest, its first-ever user-generated ad contest. Everyone from video amateurs to filmmakers is encouraged to submit a short video in the spirit of TripAdvisor's "Don't Just Visit"...

2014-07-30 08:28:22

NEWTON, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site*, today announced the 10 top drive-in movie theaters in the U.S., ranked according to the TripAdvisor Popularity Index(TM), which takes into account the quality, quantity and recency of reviews on TripAdvisor. From Cape Cod to the coasts of California, these retro theaters offer movie-goers an enjoyable blast from the past. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080902/TRIPADVISORLOGO...

2014-07-29 16:29:38

RDH Interests of Frisco, TX has been honored with a recognition by ENR Southwest in its selection of "Southwest Top Design Firms." FRISCO, Texas, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the May, 2014 issue of ENR Southwest published by McGraw-Hill, Inc.. RDH Interests was selected for the following honor: "Southwest Top Design Firms" http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130809 A spokesperson from RDH Interests commented on the...

2014-07-29 16:23:44

Tweet It: Oscar winning actor Jeff Bridges talks family, fame & 'The Dude' in latest issue of @AARPMag. Read more here http://bit.ly/Mqx3uo WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Perhaps best known for playing an immature, stoned-out slacker, Jeff Bridges is actually one hardworking, deep-thinking family man. Having portrayed everyone from an Old West sheriff in True Grit to the leader of a futuristic dystopia in the upcoming film, The Giver, the Oscar(®) winning actor...

2014-07-29 08:38:06

NEWTON, Mass., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(®), the world's largest travel site*, today announced that Lily Cheng has joined its management team as President, APAC. Cheng is responsible for driving TripAdvisor's growth in the Asia Pacific region through both organic growth and strategic partnerships, with a focus on China, Japan, and India. Based in Beijing, she reports to Stephen Kaufer, president and CEO of TripAdvisor....

2014-07-28 20:20:59

HOUSTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE: END) (LSE: ENDV) will host a conference call and webcast to discuss its 2014 second quarter financial and operating results on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 9 a.m. Central Time, 3 p.m. British Summer Time. To participate and ask questions during the conference call, dial the local country telephone number and the confirmation code 3569591. The toll-free numbers are 888-221-3886 in the United States and...

2014-07-28 13:08:49

USC Marshall School of Business Marshall professor's research shows Craigslist's impact on Ticketmaster Scalping gets a bad rap. For years, artists and concert promoters have stigmatized ticket resale as a practice that unfairly hurts their own sales and forces fans to pay exorbitant prices for tickets to sold-out concerts. But is that always true? A new study by Victor Bennett, assistant professor of management and organization at the USC Marshall School of Business, along with...

2014-07-28 08:27:38

LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BR4SS is pleased to announce its first official Brand Ambassador, Nic Lamb: professional big wave surfer, and a strategic media partnership with The Go Big Project, adding these partnerships to its growing eco-system of brands, retailers, media and personalities. At the age of 25, Nic Lamb is one of the youngest big wave surfers in the world and will be a part of the Brands upcoming product design and related projects including an "Oceanic...

2014-07-25 12:26:31

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Solid-state Laser Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Solid-state lasers contain an active laser medium that is a solid that generally contains glass or crystals doped with rare earth elements. Solid-state lasers are preferred for numerous applications because they are more reliable, efficient, robust, and easier to operate than other...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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