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2011-05-24 16:06:00

Mack Renews Call on Joe Kennedy to Step Down as Chavez Oil Pitchman in the U.S. WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After several months of calling for U.S. government action to sanction Venezuela's state run oil company Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) for doing business with Iran, Chairman of the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee Connie Mack (FL-14) welcomed the State Department's decision to finally sanction Venezuela's state-owned oil corporation today by stating:...

2011-05-05 09:45:00

"It's shocking that a news station would censor content simply because they are 'uncomfortable' with its content. But that's exactly what KRIV has done. "The only logical conclusion is that what makes KRIV uncomfortable is that by airing our documentary, KRIV might upset those in Houston who are involved with an oil conglomerate that lines Hugo Chavez's pockets with millions and millions of dollars of Americans' hard-earned money." - Jeffrey M. Cohen, Executive Director, Committee to...

2010-11-23 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Gothenburg & Co. at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=5e6f8e45-3a05-4963-8525-4db2c7a71d8b# Internationally acclaimed conductor Gustavo Dudamel has been appointed Honorary Citizen of Gothenburg 2010. In 2007 he was signed as Music Director of the Gothenburg Symphony and since then he has broken through as a rising star of classical music and is now also engaged as Music Director of the Los Angeles...

2010-10-19 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A new episode of TAVIS SMILEY REPORTS primetime special on PBS will offer a candid look into the world of Los Angeles Philharmonic's star conductor Gustavo Dudamel as well as examine the resurgence of music programs across the United States. In an exclusive interview with Dudamel on the fourth installment, host Tavis Smiley examines the power of music and features additional artists who, like Dudamel, are working together to develop programs to...

2010-10-07 03:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- California is the land of legend: doesn't everyone drive a convertible, own a winery, surf, live in a bikini or act like a rock star? Well, not everyone - and the California Travel and Tourism Commission's (CTTC) new "Misconceptions" television ad pokes fun at many of these stereotypes, while showcasing the state's abundance of attractions for visitors. The advertisement again features an all-star cast including Betty White, Kim Kardashian,...

2009-10-13 12:01:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In February, 2009, Dr Jose Antonio Abreu received the 2009 TED Prize, enabling him to bring his globally-acclaimed El Sistema program to the United States and other countries. Today, we announce the launch of the 2009/2010 Abreu Fellows Program, in partnership with the New England Conservatory and through the support of the TED community. Ten outstanding musicians will begin their year-long Abreu Fellows training today at the New England Conservatory, in...

2009-10-04 13:24:55

Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel said following his first concert with the Los Angeles Philharmonic that he longs for international unity. The Los Angeles Times said after Dudamel concluded Saturday's Bienvenido Gustavo! concert at the Hollywood Bowl, the 28-year-old new Philharmonic music director called for Central, South and North America to be seen as one unified continent of people. Saturday's performance marked Dudamel's first time back at the Hollywood Bowl since 2005, when he made...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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