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2014-01-28 16:23:39

SYDNEY, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 38(th) Sydney Festival concluded on Sunday with the traditional free Symphony in The Domain concert celebrating a special Australia Day program featuring Australia's leading Shakespearean thespian John Bell, leading expatriate conductor Simone Young, and Sydney Symphony Orchestra. To view the multimedia content associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/63912-sydney-festival-2014/ The Festival, which...

2014-01-10 08:22:46

SYDNEY, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sydney Festival 2014 opens today in an explosion of exceptional theatre, dance, music, visual arts, film and more that will bring the harbour city to life from January 9-26. Sydney Festival 2014 is comprised of 106 events, 21 of which are free. With 372 performances across 33 indoor and outdoor venues, Sydney Festival 2014 features 722 artists from 80 companies across 17 countries, in 10 world premieres, 4 Australian premieres and 13 Australian...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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