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2014-01-09 12:24:40

Coincides with Broadway opening of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at Stephen Sondheim Theatre on Jan. 12th NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, celebrates the life and music of four-time Grammy Award®, Lifetime Achievement Award and Grammy® Trustees recipient Carole King as the label's Artist of the Month for January 2014. The Artist of the Month campaign coincides with the [official] opening of...

2013-06-25 23:00:34

‘The Tapestry of Israel’ draws on historical research and biblical theory to paint new picture. JOHANNESBURG (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 In his new book “The Tapestry of Israel” (published by AuthorHouse) author Neil W. Taylor reveals his belief in God’s plan for Israel, as demonstrated from a close examination of the “threads” of history that run through that country. “During a nine month stay in Israel, I became aware of a number of trends or ‘threads’ that were an...

2011-10-12 22:53:26

Scientists are reporting development of the first fast and reliable scientific method to determine the age and authenticity of priceless silk tapestries and other treasures -- such as Civil War General Phillip Sheridan's famous red-and-white battle flag -- in museums and other collections around the world. A report on their work appears in ACS' journal Analytical Chemistry. Mehdi Moini and colleagues at the Smithsonian Institution point out that for thousands of years, silk fibers,...

2011-04-04 12:36:00

PENNDEL, Pa., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials of Langhorne Carpet Company and Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County will "launch" the historic loom shuttle and begin weaving the intricate, commemorative Tree of Life tapestry, proceeds of which will benefit revitalization efforts of Habitat in Japan and in Bucks County. Participating amid more than 1,200 spools of special all-natural wool used in the 19th century Jacquard Wilton process (there are more than 81,000 stitches...

2010-08-12 08:00:00

BOZEMAN, Mont., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its mission to make environmentally friendly and natural diapering products accessible to every family, GroVia -- leader in the cloth and natural diapering market -- announced today the debut of the GroVia Partners In Nurture Program, dedicated to nurturing a generation of aware parents through education, guidance and support of natural lifestyle choices. Greenpeace reports that standard disposable diapers contain traces of Dioxin, an...

2010-04-06 09:00:00

NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- From her earliest forays into music at the age of four, it was Carole King's destiny to pursue a career as a composer, musician and vocalist. A decade before the mid-'60s folk boom put the term "singer and songwriter" into American and British pop music vernacular, Carole was, in fact, exactly that - a singer and songwriter. As a fledgling songsmith still in her teens in the late 1950s, her sophisticated demo recordings startled music execs who, within...

2009-04-09 18:22:13

An exhibition that uses digital technology to virtually restore a tapestry that once belonged to King Henry VIII is to open in London. The BBC said beams of light are being employed to help bring out the original colors of the 16th century monarch's faded fabric artwork from the Story of Abraham Series. The exhibition is to open Friday at the Hampton Court Palace. This project, the first ever 'virtual restoration' of a tapestry, will show how these magnificent works of art would have dazzled...

2008-09-30 21:00:28

The board of the Tapestry Charter School has finalized the purchase of a new building in North Buffalo that will become the school's new home. The board began negotiations with Benderson Development in 2007 for the purchase of the 47,000-square-foot building at 65 Great Arrow Drive. School officials will now focus on expanding the building to accommodate the entire Tapestry Charter School program. Currently, the ninth through 12th grades are being operated in 10,000 square feet of rented...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.