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Veteran South Indian Film Lyricist Kavignar Vaali to be Honored

Chennai, India, Oct 14, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PressReleasePoint) Jayadhaarini Trust (Regd), trust found in 2004 is honouring Kavignar Vaali for his immense contribution to the South Indian Film Industry. KavignarVaali who has scripted more than 14000 songs and has also produced master literary pieces as poet and scholar in addition to Film Lyricist.



Charity Hodges Wins First Annual Miss Pacific Beach Contest 2011

San Diego, CA, October 09, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / 1888PressRelease) The First Annual Miss Pacific Beach Contest was held at PB Bar & Grill on September 14th, where Charity Hodges was crowned the very first Miss Pacific Beach. The event, which was the brainchild of Jim Lawlor, locally known as the "PB Millionaire," was a huge success with a capacity turnout of about 400 people. In fact, the enthusiastic fans standing in line outside stretched around the block - some waiting for more than an hour to get in.

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Huge Glass Comic Book at Mid-Ohio Comic Con

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Columbus, OH, October 12, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / 1888PressRelease) Attendees at next weekend's Wizard World Mid-Ohio Comic Con will have the unique opportunity to check out the "Huge Glass Comic Book," the world's first glass comic book, blown up and lit up on glass. Each of its twelve pages is four feet high and three feet wide, all laser etched on quarter inch glass. The Huge Glass Comic Book is registered for three world record claims with Guinness World Records, including first glass comic book, largest glass comic book and largest comic book. At over 500 pounds of comic pages, it may also be the world's heaviest comic book.

The event, set for the Greater Columbus Convention Center, October 22-23, features stars James Marsters, Billy Dee Williams, Adam West, Burt Ward, Claudia Christian and Walter Koenig among dozens of celebrities and industry professionals celebrating the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more.



Voting Open for Golden Joystick Video Gaming Awards 2011

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Northwich, UK, Oct 10, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRUrgent) Since launching in 1982, before gaming had taken over the planet and minds of everyone on it, the Golden Joystick Awards has become the World’s best-known gaming awards. Being the only annual awards nominated by the gamers themselves, it’s known for it’s authenticity, relevance and reliability.


Diora Baird, Julia Benson, Michael Biehn, Alaina Huffman, Kevin Sorbo at Austin Comic Con

Austin, TX, Oct 11, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRurgent) Five popular celebrity guests have been added to the stellar Wizard World Austin Comic Con lineup as Diora Baird, Julia Benson, Michael Biehn, Alaina Huffman and Kevin Sorbo have committed to the event, set for the Austin Convention Center, November 11-13. The five join standouts Hayden Panettiere, Adam Baldwin, ACADEMY AWARD WINNER Louis Gossett Jr., James Marsters, Juliet Landau, Charisma Carpenter and others at the next stop on North America’s largest pop-culture tour.

Baird (THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE BEGINNING, ACCEPTED), Benson (“SGU Stargate Universe,” ROAD TO VICTORY), Biehn (TERMINATOR, THE ABYSS), Huffman (“Smallville,” “SGU Stargate Universe) and Sorbo (ANDROMEDA, “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys”) further bolster the event's robust celebrity roster.

Wizard World Austin Comic Con, produced by Wizard World, Inc. will bring together thousands of fans of all ages and dozens of celebrities and industry professionals to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more.



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