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2010-02-10 10:11:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- You Say You Want A Revolution? On the 46th anniversary of The Beatles conquering America, the world's largest Beatles tribute festival, Abbey Road on the River, announced it would expand to National Harbor, Maryland, September 2-6, 2010. The new Labor Day Weekend music festival will bring more than 50 international bands and thousands of Beatles fans to the nation's Capital. The stunning Gaylord National Resort, the festival's venue, will offer hotel...

2009-04-22 14:43:00

World-Renowned Photographers Band Together to Raise Money For - and Awareness About - Hunger in America HILLSIDE, N.J., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- People say a picture is worth a thousand words, but "Photographers Against Hunger" is hoping that fourteen photographs of Bruce Springsteen prove to be even more valuable. In partnership with Backstreets magazine, the group is seeking to raise funds for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, member of Feeding America, by providing fourteen...

2006-07-21 05:29:45

By Gregg Goldstein NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Oscar winner Sissy Spacek is set to join "Saturday Night Live" stars Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone in the comedy "Hot Rod." Spacek will play the slightly off-center voice of reason to Samberg's character Rod, a clumsy daredevil who re-creates his hero Evel Knievel's unsuccessful jump over Snake River Canyon on a moped. "Deadwood" star Ian McShane plays the stepfather Rod is trying to impress. The Paramount Pictures project was...

2006-05-26 01:39:25

By Erik Pedersen LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Ed Kowalczyk looked bad-boy-rocker tough. Sporting dark shades, a shaved head, a black tank top and beat-up jeans, Live's singer hit the stage Wednesday at the Music Box and began prowling around, striking semi-threatening poses and gesturing like a street-cred rapper. This went on for the band's first three songs, one from 2001 and two radio faves from Live's octuple-platinum "Throwing Copper." Then a funny thing happened:...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.