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2012-01-20 08:00:00

Avid poster collector Andrew Hawley announces his search for original 1969 Rolling Stones Altamont Raceway concert posters. The concert was held in December, 1969 and was supposed to be the west coast version of Woodstock. It did not turn out that way. The concert was marred by violence and several deaths. Some believe it symbolized the end of the Hippie Area of the 1960s. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 Avid poster collector Andrew Hawley, from Vintage Rock Posters, announces his...

2012-01-17 08:00:00

Up to 700 fruitarians from all over the World will gather together for fitness, fruit, and fun, and also most importantly to help spread the message of dietary health. The 2nd annual Woodstock Fruit Festival will take place in the Southern Adirondack Mountains in New York State. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 Up to 700 fruitarians from all over the World will gather together for fitness, fruit, and fun, and also most importantly to help spread the message of dietary health. The 2nd...

2011-08-14 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, AUGUST 15: WOODSTOCK Profile America -- Monday, August 15th. This weekend marks the 42nd anniversary of one of the watershed events of the turbulent decade of the 1960s -- the four-day music festival known as Woodstock, held at a rural dairy farm in Bethel, New York. Up to 200,000 were...

2010-06-22 08:00:00

This unique outdoor music and camping event will take place in -------------------------------------------------------------- St-Ephrem de Beauce, located in the southern part of the province of -------------------------------------------------------------------- Quebec, 40 minutes from the U.S. Maine boarder and 2 1/2 hours -------------------------------------------------------------- southeast of Montreal...

2009-10-13 07:30:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: Academy Award®-winning director Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain) brings audiences back to the groovy days of the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival with the funny, entertaining and very human comedy - Taking Woodstock. Inspired by a true story, Taking Woodstock captures all the color and excitement of this generation-defining experience that forever changed American culture. The far-out cast includes Demetri...

2009-08-18 13:54:23

The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a voluntary recall of Woodstock International remote switches due to a fire hazard. The company has received 10 reports of remote dust collector switches overheating. The recalled switches, imported from China by Woodstock International of Bellingham, Wash., have wiring that is the wrong size, the commission said in a statement. About 450 of the switches were sold nationwide at woodworking stores between July 2008 and June 2009 for about $50. The...

2009-08-16 11:48:11

Thousands of people flocked to Bethel, N.Y., to honor the 40th anniversary of the original Woodstock Festival, observers said. Newsday reported Sunday that among the individuals gathered in Bethel on Saturday to remember the 1969 festival were Rich Walka of Bayville, N.Y., and Lorraine Lapinski of New Hyde Park, N.Y., who each had their own memories of the historic event. You know what brought us up here? Walka, 58, said of the first Woodstock Festival that began on Aug. 15 1969. Peace and...

2009-08-15 15:54:00

BETHEL WOODS, N.Y., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Leaf Pictures has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to film the concert celebrating the 40th( )anniversary of Woodstock on August 15. Taking place at Bethel Woods, NY -- the site of the legendary 1969 event -- the day of music will feature a reunion of many of the original "heroes of Woodstock," performing the same songs and sets that made history 40 years ago. Golden Leaf will capture the event with 3D and 2D cameras for The...

2009-08-14 11:12:00

ZWOLLE, The Netherlands, August 14 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lym1jzQFOJA On the 40th anniversary of Woodstock we learned that singer Sly Stone who was one of the highlights of the festival is running out of money due to a conflict with his former manager Jerry Goldstein. Sly told this to dutchman Willem Alkema who is making a documentary about the rockstar titled: "Coming Back for More". Since the 80s Sly has lived the life of a recluse. He has spent...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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