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2011-06-28 08:15:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its long-standing support and connection to the African-American community, McDonald's® will recognize a distinguished list of five prominent African-Americans who influence and inspire greatness through outstanding community service at the 2011 365Black® Awards. This year's 365Black Awards will be co-hosted by nationally syndicated radio personality Tom Joyner and Academy...

2011-02-16 11:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique album featuring great poems recited by great voices--from Jim Broadbent, Helena Bonham Carter, Ruby Dee, and Amber Rose Johnson to James Earl Jones, Garrison Keillor, Terence Stamp and Meryl Streep--and set to classical music arrives just in time for April's National Poetry Month. Words For You (Mighty Village/Universal/UMe), released April 12, 2011, brings together the emotional words of the likes of Shakespeare, Walt Whitman, Edgar...

2009-02-02 14:23:00

THE POWERFUL STORY OF ONE BOY'S EMOTIONAL JOURNEY THROUGH THE NATION'S FOSTER CARE SYSTEM Newcomer PHILIP JOHNSON Stars in Title Role With Academy Award(R) Nominee and Emmy(R) Award Winner RUBY DEE Emmy(R) Award Winner YVES SIMONEAU Directs Movie from Sony Pictures Television LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy Award winner Rosie O'Donnell executive produces and stars in the powerful new Lifetime Original Movie America. Based on E.R. Frank's book of the same name, the film takes...

2009-01-12 17:27:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrie Leigh's Nude Magazine's Winter Issue features an exhibit by Iconic Artist Mel Ramos. The exhibit, a 10 page retrospect of his work, from his years as a pop art celebrity to today and also includes a revealing interview of the artist and his view of the art form he, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein made famous. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090112/LAM101) In this Winter Issue of NUDE is a exclusive, not to be missed,...

2008-06-27 09:02:45

By Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- Sacha Baron Cohen, Marion Cotillard, Ruby Dee and Jet Li have been invited to join Hollywood's most exclusive club -- the group that hands out the Academy Awards. They were among 105 actors, filmmakers, executives and others in the movie business who were asked to become members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Along with Cohen, Dee, Li and Cotillard, who won best-actress Oscar in February for "La Vie En Rose," actors invited into...

Word of the Day
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.