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2014-04-22 16:29:11

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Grammy nominated Cuban-American singer, the divine CuCu Diamantes, will serve as chairman of the 2014 El Museo Gala on Wednesday, May 21, at Cipriani 42 Street, New York City. The evening, which is one of the most keenly awaited annual events on the NY social calendar, will also serve as a reunion of her band, Yerba Buena. "This is an evening of great pride for Latins and an evening of great interest to...

2009-07-08 12:02:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to escape the mundane? Try art, suggests Volume Inc.'s new campaign for the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA), invading San Francisco streets in July. More of today's contemporary art is inclusive, meant to be embraced by everyone, and Volume Inc. is helping YBCA bring this new message to the people. The energetic and edgy guerrilla campaign--spread across city streets, transportation hubs, and even the sides of buses --operates like street...

2009-05-12 05:00:00

Campaign Includes Mobile Dance Club/Gaming Arcade, Car Giveaway and the Chance to Win the Ultimate Family Fiesta PLANO, Texas, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Dr Pepper launched the Vida23 program, a celebration of living "la Vida23" - a flavorful, bicultural life to the "23rd power." The campaign kicks off today with Club23 - a Dr Pepper-themed mobile dance club and gaming arcade, as well as a song written especially for the program. "Just like the unique 23 flavors Dr Pepper, Vida23 is...

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2009-01-05 11:01:20

Singers Marc Anthony and Paulina Rubio are among entertainers slated to perform at the upcoming Latino Inaugural Gala in Washington, organizers said. Also confirmed to participate in the Jan. 18 festivities at Union Station are Rosario Dawson, Tony Plana, War, Cucu Diamantes & Yerba Buena, Elida Reyna and Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano. Additional celebrity guests are expected to be named this week. It is inspiring to have so many talented and admired Latino entertainers willing to...

2008-08-28 21:00:20

By Anonymous A smoky fire burned underbrush and eucalyptus trees on the San Francisco side of Yerba Buena Island below the Bay Bridge Thursday afternoon, creating a grayish-brown haze that settled over much of downtown and West Oakland. The blaze broke out just after 2 p.m. The California Highway Patrol closed one lane of bridge traffic in each direction so fire crews could gain access to the island to fight the fire, said spokesman Shawn Chase. Fireboats quickly responded and sprayed...

2008-07-15 12:00:39

The fifth annual San Francisco Theater Festival, a one-day free extravaganza of 100 shows on 14 stages and the largest live theater event of the year, will be held Sunday, July 27th, 11:00 am-5:00 pm. The festival presents a diverse lineup of Bay Area performers, featuring: -- AfroSolo Festival preview-Bay Area opera singer Angela Dean-Baham performs "Black Patti." -- Amiri Baraka's (LeRoi Jones) provocative plays of black experience, including his new play, "Sisyphus Syndrome"...


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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.