Latest Robert Johnson Stories

2012-01-30 08:00:00

Taking both a humorous and serious approach to this important issue, the InCATvenient Truth exposes commonplace misconceptions and provides a thought provoking examination of the true threats endangering the future of big cats. Washington, D. C. (PRWEB) January 30, 2012 The Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) documentary titled An InCATvenient Truth debunks the sensationalism, and takes a realistic look at big cats in captivity. An InCATvenient Truth is now viewable online on the FCF web...

2011-08-02 10:45:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- House of Blues Entertainment unveiled its restaurant, "Crossroads at House of Blues," a new dining experience featuring a menu created by noted celebrity chef Aaron Sanchez, known to millions of television viewers for his popular appearances on numerous FoodNetwork shows and culinary events across the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110720/LA38241LOGO) Incorporating flavors from all over the world, Chef Aaron has created new...

2011-04-28 10:50:00

NEW YORK, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- May 8, 2011 marks the 100th birthday of singer/songwriter/guitarist Robert Johnson -- the archetypal Mississippi Delta bluesman who purportedly sold his soul to the Devil at the crossroads of Highway 61 and Highway 49 in exchange for uncanny musical prowess. In honor of the Robert Johnson centennial, Delaware's Dogfish Head Craft Brewery has created "Hellhound On My Ale," a super-hoppy brew inspired by the otherworldly soul and complexity of...

2011-04-04 10:35:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its support of aspiring artists, Guitar Center (www.guitarcenter.com) the world's largest musical instrument retailer, today launched its fifth-annual King of the Blues (www.guitarcenter.com/kingoftheblues), the nationwide search for the next great undiscovered blues guitar player. Starting today, guitarists can sign-up at any of Guitar Center's 216 stores across the country for the chance to compete for over $50,000 in...

2011-01-13 00:00:41

Sierra Tucson, renowned psychiatric hospital, offers insight and guidance for coping with emotional trauma. Tucson, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) January 12, 2011 After the recent shooting tragedy that occurred in Tucson, Arizona, the clinical staff of Sierra Tucson, a local, internationally renowned psychiatric hospital, offers help in coping with emotional trauma. As defined by the U.S. National Institute of General Medical Sciences, "Psychological trauma is an emotional or psychological injury,...

2010-12-02 12:19:00

IRVINE, Calif, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Marines are trained to value "the unit" over the individual. This mindset is critical in the field, but during day-to-day life on the base, some artistically-minded Marines found ways to express themselves by using just about any flat surface as blank canvas. The buildings of the former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro revealed a history of rebellious creativity to a group of photographers documenting the base closure. A special exhibition at the...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'