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2010-05-17 15:09:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Savannah College of Art and Design President Paula Wallace and Vogue Contributing Editor Andre Leon Talley presented fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg with the Andre Leon Talley Lifetime Achievement Award at the university's annual fashion show Saturday, May 15. The event is one of the most prestigious student fashion shows in the United States, featuring nearly 5,000 audience members in attendance either in person or online through...

2010-04-15 09:28:00

ORLANDO, Fla. and BETHESDA, Md., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kessler Collection and Marriott International, Inc., are pleased to announce The Mansion on Forsyth Park and Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront as the final two of Kessler's seven properties to join the Autograph Collection. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100415/NE87171 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100318/NE72907LOGO-b ) Earlier this year, Marriott introduced the Autograph Collection, a group...

2010-03-15 06:26:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the ongoing needs in Haiti, JCB, one of the word's largest manufacturers of construction equipment, today announced its Backhoe Across America charity drive, a national initiative in partnership with the American Red Cross. The cross-country campaign features a JCB 3CX backhoe loader, which will travel from Georgia to California to help raise the still-needed funds that will be critical to Haiti's long-term rebuilding efforts. With...

2010-02-11 10:44:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Gerry Phelan as Federal Security Director for Savannah/Hilton Head International and eight other airports in Georgia and South Carolina. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO ) Phelan joined TSA in 2002 and helped with the start of federal security operations at Tampa (Fla.) International Airport. In 2008, he served a one-year detail as Federal Security...

2010-01-22 15:16:00

New complex will encompass the Walter O. Evans Center for African American Studies and one of the finest collections of African-American art SAVANNAH, Ga., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Savannah College of Art and Design held an historic groundbreaking ceremony yesterday, Jan. 21, 2010, for the SCAD Museum of Art complex, which will include the future home of the Walter O. Evans Center for African American Studies housing one of the finest collections of African-American art in...

2009-12-18 10:56:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* today released Savannah network investment and expansion details that have contributed to customers benefiting from the nation's fastest 3G network and an unsurpassed low local dropped call rate - one of the most common measures of wireless performance - according to drive test data collected by third-party independent wireless engineering firm Global Wireless Solutions (GWS). "AT&T is committed to providing our customers with...

2009-11-07 21:08:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The 12th annual Savannah Film Festival, hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design, closed tonight, Saturday, November 7 after a full week of special screenings and award presentations. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091107/DC07371 ) Film Festival attendees were treated to screenings of the intense war film "The Hurt Locker," and the powerful urban tale "Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire." In addition, the star of...

2009-11-03 10:01:00

Followed by special screening of her new film "Dare" Also presented: an early preview of "The City Of Your Final Destination" with a special appearance by director James Ivory; A special screening of "Valentino: The Last Emperor" followed by a conversation with filmmaker Matt Tyrnauer and Vogue Editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley; The 2009 Competition for Narrative Feature with Scott Caan in attendance for the screening of his film "Mercy" SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/...

2009-10-31 22:50:00

SCAD President Paula Wallace presents the Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award to Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster prior to a Special Screening of their new film, "The Messenger" SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2009 annual Savannah Film Festival, hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design opened tonight with the university's President Paula Wallace presenting the Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award to Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster for recognition of their...

2009-10-21 07:30:00

Surprise Director's Choice screening returns to lineup SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hugh Dancy will be honored Tuesday, Nov. 3 with a "Spotlight Award" for his performance in this year's Fox Searchlight release "Adam" at the 12th annual Savannah Film Festival, which runs Oct. 31- Nov. 7. Dancy most recently starred in "Confessions of a Shopaholic" and "Evening." He will next star in the MCC Theater's Joe Mantello-directed Off-Broadway production of "The Pride,"...


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2009-04-28 15:06:43

Brahea armata or Mexican Blue Palm is also known as the Blue Hesper Palm and grows in Baja, California and in Savannah, Georgia. An ornamental plant, it grows to 49 feet in height and features a broad trunk, blue tinted leaves measuring 3 - 6.5 feet in width with 3 foot petioles and small brown elliptical fruits measuring 0.7 - 0.9 inches in length. Seeds from these fruits were once a regular part of the Cocopah people's diets. This species can be found growing along riverbeds, arroyos and...

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2007-12-14 05:31:30

The Savannah is a cross between the Serval, an African wild cat and a domestic cat, typically the Egyptian Mau or another spotted breed. The Savannah, being one of the largest domestic breeds of cat, may weigh 10 to 40 pounds but are typically not much larger than 25 pounds. The coat of the Savannah depends on what breed is used for the domestic cross. Its coat can be tan with black or brownish spots, silver with dark spots, marble, or several other patterns. The wild look of the Savannah...

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2007-01-22 13:34:34

The bush dog (Speothos venaticus) is a canid found in Central and South America, including Panama, Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru (West of the Andes), Ecuador, the Guianas, Paraguay, northeast Argentina (Misiones province), and Brazil. In spite of its extensive range, it is very rare. It was originally discovered as fossils in Brazilian caves and thought to be extinct. It is the only species in its genus, Speothos. The Bush Dog has soft long brownish-tan fur. It has a lighter reddish tinge on...

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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