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2009-08-23 20:10:55

A man dressed as the Sesame Street character, Elmo, was rude to tourists in New York when they tried to photograph him, the New York Daily News said. The newspaper reported the character -- surly and dirty, nothing like the Elmo on the TV show -- swore at and jostled people who wouldn't give him money when they tried to photograph him Saturday. No picture.

2009-07-03 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a special present for America's 233rd birthday, President Barack Obama will deliver a message to the nation that will air exclusively on PBS's A Capitol Fourth, America's national Independence Day celebration.

2009-06-29 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Jimmy Smits returns to host the biggest and brightest birthday party in the country, A CAPITOL FOURTH, featuring for the first time ever, Barry Manilow, who will both open and close the concert broadcast with a stirring medley of hits and patriotic classics along with the National Symphony Orchestra and the Choral Arts Society of Washington.

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2009-05-29 08:40:49

Film and television actor Jimmy Smits has agreed to serve as host of the musical event A Capitol Fourth in Washington, Capital Concerts said. Barry Manilow is to open and close the concert broadcast with a medley of hits and patriotic classics, along with the National Symphony Orchestra and the Choral Arts Society of Washington.

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2009-05-28 20:08:19

U.S. President Barack Obama sent a video message of congratulations to be shown at an event celebrating the 40th anniversary of Sesame Street. NBC News anchor Brian Williams and Elmo the Muppet served as hosts Wednesday night at the 7th annual Sesame Workshop Gala benefit dinner in New York.

2009-05-28 13:59:00

BARRY MANILOW LEADS AN ALL-STAR CAST INCLUDING ARETHA FRANKLIN, NATASHA BEDINGFIELD, THE CAST OF THE JERSEY BOYS AND THE MUPPETS FROM SESAME STREET! WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Jimmy Smits returns to host the biggest and brightest birthday party in the country, A Capitol Fourth, featuring for the first time ever, Barry Manilow, who will both open and close the concert broadcast with a stirring medley of hits and patriotic classics...

2009-05-18 07:30:00

Children Can Now Interact with Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster in Classic and New "Sesame Street" Scenes NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Yoostar today announced a new partnership with Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind "Sesame Street," to feature 160 classic and contemporary "Sesame Street" clips on Yoostar's revolutionary entertainment system, available for purchase on Yoostar.com starting July 1 and in retail outlets beginning on August 24.

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2009-05-07 09:35:00

US first lady Michelle Obama taped a segment for the children's TV program Sesame Street in New York this week.

2009-03-25 16:47:00

NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christophers announced today the recipients of two distinguished awards to be presented during the 60th annual Christopher Awards gala here on Thursday, April 16.

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2009-03-12 15:27:15

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Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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