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2014-04-17 23:07:23

With over 20 years of international security, risk, and intelligence experience, Brian O’Shea joins Rift Recon as Senior Intelligence Advisor and Trainer. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Rift Recon, a San Francisco-based physical security, risk and training firm, recently concluded its third public urban escape and evasion training, the “Art of Escape,” in the Downtown Bay Area. Though the prior trainings had been remarkably successful, March’s run was particularly so due...

2011-04-20 09:30:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the support of sponsors such as Fender and Coca Cola, the makers of RIFT have pledged their entire opening weekend gross box office sales to the American Red Cross Japan Relief Earthquake and Tsunami Efforts. The producers and directors at Gjenius Productions, LazRael Lison, Tatiana Chekhova and Shary Nassimi have set out to show their stuff, while representing American movie makers in their best light. In the face of one the worst...

2010-06-07 12:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Starz Entertainment has acquired U.S. television rights to the next installment of the BBC's audience sensation "Torchwood," developed and produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. Starz will debut the 10-episode series exclusively in the U.S., and BBC One will debut it in the U.K., both in summer, 2011. This is a co-production between Starz, BBC Cymru Wales and BBC Worldwide, and BBC Worldwide will distribute the show outside the U.S. The deal was...

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2009-08-20 10:37:01

U.S. television actor James Marsters has been cast in the upcoming series Caprica, Syfy announced. Best known for his roles on TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Smallville and Torchwood, the actor will play terrorist leader Barnabus Greeley in the new science-fiction drama, the network said. Driven by moralistic and yet carnal desires, this unpredictable villain is constantly torn by his conflicting motivations, said a news release announcing Marsters' casting. Co-starring Eric...

2009-08-09 23:01:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- BBC AMERICA's recent week of sci-fi gave the channel its best week ever. The week of July 20 saw the U.S. premiere of three key sci-fi titles - the five night miniseries Torchwood: Children of Earth, the first of four Doctor Who specials starring David Tennant, Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead and the latest buzz show from the UK Being Human. Torchwood: Children of Earth is BBC AMERICA's most successful series ever, reaching 3.3m in Live+SD across...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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