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BARBICAN. An ancient word to signify a watch-tower. Barbicanage was money given for the support of a barbican.

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It's both the fact that it's here at the Barbican and that I have great memories of playing here last season.
And finally Nitto, the Gold Sponsor and Official Tyre Supplier for Barbican Turbo 2010 are holding the 1st Nitto RC Car Competition with prizes up for grabs including PS3's, X-Boxes and a trip to Thailand from the Nitto stand; as well as having some crazy customised cars to check out too.
Barbican Turbo, organised by United Business Media, takes place from the 7 - 9 October 2010 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Abu Dhabi; http://www.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Barbican Center in London is due to exhibit the artworks and calligraphy paintings of Sadeq Tabrizi, an Iranian artist.
Barbican, the regions premier malt beverage from Aujan Industries, is sponsoring a major auto show featuring custom cars, modified cars, car tuning, bikes and motorsports in Abu Dhabi.
Mr Taylor is currently commercial and venues director for the Barbican, Europe's largest arts and business event complex.
Barbican, Moussy and Holsten have all risen their prices by 50 fils, with 330 milliliter cans now costing 250, 350 and 300 fils respectively.
Dutch fashion design arrives at the Barbican with the first UK exhibition devoted to the influential designer duo.
The 14-year-old, who has not been named, was tombstoning - jumping into water from height - in the Fishers Nose area of the Barbican in Plymouth, Devon.
The show has many works never seen before in Britain, but is it more than a ploy by the Barbican to boost admissions after the reopening of the rival South Bank Centre?
Coverage of the opening frames in the remaining quarter-finals at the Barbican Centre in York, where Ding Junhui is the reigning champion.
Maguire faced The Rocket on his way to the title in 2004 - dispatching O'Sullivan, a three-times UK winner, 9-7 in the second round at the Barbican Centre.