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Thursday, April 17, 2014
Selfies and Ellen, Farewell to Arms
Tue, 04 Mar 2014, 14:16:13 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and TORONTO, Ont., Canada, March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ellen DeGeneres was sent a selfie machine two years ago, she could have made history with it. The Quik Pod, from Fromm Works, Inc., the 'ultimate selfie machine' as described by the inventor, is an extendable smartphone holder with a built in selfie mirror.
NARIP Leads Mission from Hollywood to Berlin
Tue, 04 Mar 2014, 05:01:03 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and BERLIN, Germany, March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Association of Record Industry Professionals led a delegation on a mission of commerce, culture and copyright advocacy from Hollywood to Berlin during September 2013 and since to stimulate entertainment economic activities in both countries. The mission resulted in music placements in American productions, including a German artist, and renewed interest in international creative collaborations.
The Harman Press Acquires Fox Printing - Legacy North Hollywood Printers Consolidate Union Printing Operations
Tue, 11 Feb 2014, 06:59:15 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Continuing the expansion of its commercial printing business, and the consolidation of union printers in the Los Angeles area, The Harman Press has acquired Fox Printing and its staff, effective February 10, 2014. Both companies are family owned and members of Teamsters Local 572.
Primetime Emmy(R) Engineering Award to be presented to Josh C. Kline, DAX Co-founder, for his Invention of Digital Dailies(R)
Thu, 17 Oct 2013, 17:58:43 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Digital Dailies(R), the patented technology at the heart of DAX, the leading provider of production workflow and media asset management applications and services to the entertainment industry, along with its inventor and company co-founder Josh C. Kline, have been honored by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with a Primetime Emmy(R) Engineering Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development.
Actor Stuntman Zak Lee Guarnaccia scores a role in 'WASTED' written and produced by brothers Paul and Daniel Lupi
Mon, 12 Aug 2013, 17:58:40 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Zak Lee Guarnaccia Actor/Stuntman, Executive Producer at LightRow Pictures and Paul Lupi, Producer of Mill Reef Films, are developing a feature film in the martial-arts, action-thriller genre entitled 'Kalm.' In addition, Guarnaccia is in talks for a role in another Lupi production 'WASTED,' written and produced with brother Daniel Lupi ('Lincoln,' 'The Master,' 'There Will Be Blood,' 'Catch Me If You Can,' 'Boogie Nights').
Aeriform Arts Studio is Home to 'America's Got Talent' Contestant and Aerial Star Antonio Martinez
Tue, 23 Jul 2013, 08:00:02 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As busy studio owner Lea Walker continues to raise the caliber of her dance and fitness center, Aeriform Arts, housing a community of top aerial instructors, one teacher has emerged as a real star. Antonio Martinez is giving the world a sneak peak at what Aeriform Arts' students have experienced first hand, his the amazing aerial alchemy.
Children's Entertainment Network: A New Web Show for Kids
Fri, 03 May 2013, 17:05:44 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- There's a new kid on the block - Children's Entertainment Network (CEN) - produced and directed by Mark Rowley. This new web series launched in mid January 2013, and airs on CENkids.com.
Members of the Hollywood Community and Military Charity Arrive in Washington, D.C. to Receive Congressional Commendations
Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 17:44:13 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Congressional and Political dignitaries welcomed members of the upcoming motion picture 'American Identity' and representatives of the National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS) to Washington D.C. to be recognized through special events, including receiving Congressional Commendations.
DAX Wins StudioDaily Prime Award - Leading Cloud Workflow Platform Cited for Ease of Use
Mon, 22 Apr 2013, 06:56:01 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CULVER CITY. Calif., April 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DAX (formerly Sample Digital), the Los Angeles-based provider of cloud production workflow and media asset management applications and services to companies that produce, distribute and license audio-visual content, has been awarded the StudioDaily Prime Award for 'Ease of Use.'
'USC Dropout' Debuts at Elephant Stages' Lillian Theater
Mon, 01 Apr 2013, 14:53:20 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Moky Huynh announced this week that he will perform a 75-minute solo show - 'USC Dropout' - on Wednesday, April 17 at the Elephant Stages' Lillian Theatre on Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood.
DAX's Macdonald-King on Film and TV Digital Workflow Future keynotes Cloud Computing Conference @NAB 2013
Tue, 12 Mar 2013, 03:56:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CULVER CITY, Calif., March 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Patrick Macdonald-King, CEO/President of DAX, LLC (formerly Sample Digital), the leading provider of cloud workflow and media asset management applications and services to companies that produce, distribute and license audio-visual content, will be a keynote speaker at the Cloud Computing Conference, a feature of this year's NAB in Las Vegas.
Health Mate Saunas Are the Hot New Wellness Resource on Hollywood's Biggest Stage
Fri, 22 Feb 2013, 04:51:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Health Mate Infrared Sauna will make its Hollywood debut at a private Academy Awards Celebrity Gift Suite event, it was announced by Sang Lee, Vice President of Sales for Health Mate Saunas, a division of PLH Products Inc.
International Chanteuse brings 'THE LORD'S LOVER' A Spiritual Sexpose to Hollywood's Los Globos Cabaret Theater
Thu, 14 Feb 2013, 06:56:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Written and directed by international chanteuse, Juliet Annerino, 'THE LORD'S LOVER' breaks conventional boundaries of modern stage with cabaret, performance art, live music, dramatic theater, exotic dance, and cutting edge video imagery. The intricacies of human sexuality and controversial themes of desire and free will are explored and celebrated.
Britain a 'Musical Goldmine' for Top American Ad Agency Execs in Search of New Music
Sat, 25 Feb 2012, 16:05:42 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and LONDON, U.K., Feb. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP.com) president Tess Taylor leads a delegation of creative music executives from New York to London this week for meetings to create new opportunities for music whose uses contribute to the national economies of the United States, the United Kingdom and world culture.
Sample Digital Taps Chris Chen as CTO
Tue, 21 Feb 2012, 06:57:11 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow applications for Film and TV production, has appointed Chris Chen as Chief Technology Officer.
dax Certification Session Packs House with Key Film and TV Industry Personnel
Tue, 14 Feb 2012, 06:58:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A total of 76 film and TV production personnel from key Hollywood unions and guilds received official certification as qualified users of Sample Digital's dax platform, the industry's leading digital production workflow and media management application, during a course conducted January 28 at Pickwick Gardens in Burbank.
NARIP 'Hollywood to London Music Delegation' for Culture, Commerce and IP Protection
Mon, 14 Nov 2011, 14:29:08 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and LONDON, UK, Nov. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National Association of Record Industry Professionals (www.NARIP.com) president Tess Taylor leads a music delegation from Hollywood to London this week for meetings to protect intellectual property, preserve creativity, and create new opportunities for music whose uses contribute to the national economies of the United States, the United Kingdom and world culture.
Sample Digital secures $1.9MM financing with Collateral Guaranty
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 08:57:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow applications for film and TV, has announced a $1.9MM financing with Collateral Guaranty, the Nashville-based venture banking firm.
Sheena Metal Hosts a Weekly Music Showcase at The Other Door in NoHo
Fri, 02 Sep 2011, 22:08:18 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bands and fans will have an exciting new opportunity for music, merriment and much more as Sheena Metal hosts 'Carnyville: An Industry Showcase at The Other Door' every Thursday evening. Located in the NoHo Arts District, the premiere event will take place September 8, 2011.
Send2Press to Sponsor LAMN Jam Music Contests
Mon, 09 May 2011, 22:52:24 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Los Angeles Music Network is delighted to announce a new sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests ('LAMN Jams') launching June 7 in Los Angeles. Send2Press Newswire, a unit of Neotrope, will be the official press release service, helping to take LAMN Jams to a new level.
Mobile iPad App from Sample Digital Connects Hollywood Production
Thu, 21 Apr 2011, 23:47:44 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow applications, is introducing dax|Mobile with iDailies, a subscription service exclusively for Apple's iPad. The new iPad app available on the iTunes App Store is an innovative collaborative workflow tool for professional film/TV production, post-production and marketing creatives and executives who require working access 24/7 to in-progress content.
A&I Photographic Names Khodr Cherri to Head Fine Art Department
Thu, 21 Apr 2011, 16:53:59 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A&I Photographic and Digital has appointed Khodr Cherri as Director of its Fine Art Department. The move comes as the 30-year old company expands its services to cutting-edge forms of high end digital imaging while continuing its dedication to traditional photographic arts.
Producers RSVP 'The Beat Hotel' for Big Screen
Wed, 13 Apr 2011, 18:39:23 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'The Beat Hotel,' the non-fiction book by Barry Miles (ISBN: 978-1903809587, Grove, 2000), about American Beat Era icons creating groundbreaking art, literature and lifestyles in a legendary hotel in Paris, 1957-1963, has been optioned by producer Pamela Dickerson for development as a narrative feature film. Pamela has teamed with Rex Weiner, a journalist and playwright, to co-produce and develop the property.
Julia Dean Photo Workshops Opens New Hollywood Center
Tue, 15 Mar 2011, 19:41:57 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Julia Dean Photo Workshops (JDPW), the West Coast's largest non-degree based school of photography, will mark the opening of its new headquarters in the heart of Hollywood's Media District on March 26, 2011.
San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board's On-The-Job Training Program Relieves Welfare Rolls
Fri, 25 Feb 2011, 19:05:31 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Through government and business partnerships in San Bernardino County, training programs are helping reduce the number of people on welfare, develop their skills and stimulate businesses growth in spite of a tough economy. The County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors knows that assisting businesses during these tough times is the key to our local economic recovery and uses funding received through the Workforce Investment Act to provide this assistance.
Jeff Sheng In-Person Signings for AandI Books' - 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Mon, 20 Sep 2010, 19:27:12 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Artist Jeff Sheng will be signing copies of his ground-breaking book 'DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL: Volume 1' (ISBN-13: 978-0-9844474-1-1) this month at two events sponsored by A&I Books. Hennesey and Ingalls, Hollywood Store on Sept. 25; and West Hollywood Book Fair, Sept. 26.
AandI Books and West Hollywood Book Fair Open New Chapter for Photo Books
Wed, 15 Sep 2010, 12:52:21 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A&I Books is proud to announce its sponsorship and first-time participation in the 9th Annual West Hollywood Book Fair, Sunday, September 26, 2010. A division of A&I Photographic and Digital, A&I Books is a leading printer and publisher of photography books.
'COLIN' the $75 Zombie Horror Sensation, makes its North American Premiere at the 13th Floor Haunted House in San Antonio
Thu, 09 Sep 2010, 08:09:09 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Walking Shadows LLC announces that the surprise hit of the Cannes Film Festival, 'COLIN,' a British zombie movie, which cost just $75 (GBP 45) to make, will make its North American Premiere at the 13th Floor Haunted House in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, September 23, 2010 - before moving to theaters nationwide in September and October.
Sample Digital Appoints Michael J. Lam VP
Tue, 13 Apr 2010, 12:46:39 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sample Digital has announced that Michael J. Lam has come aboard as VP, Account Development. Previously President of ClearStory Systems, the media asset management company, Lam has long experience in the technology field, with a focus on business systems. He is based in New York and will be working closely with the company's West Coast headquarters.
Slip N' Toss Innovative Disposable Footwear Launched at NBC/Universal Studios Oscar Weekend Bash
Wed, 31 Mar 2010, 05:59:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Founder and inventor Yadi Moth launched her new product, Slip N' Toss - disposable biodegradable sandals made for barefeet protection - at a star-studded bash held at NBC / Universal Studios over the Oscar(R) weekend, creating a new kind of Oscar fashion. Convenient, disposable, 100 percent biodegradable, Slip N' Toss is designed for all shoe emergencies. This healthy footwear innovation can be a preventative measure for walking barefoot.
What Doctors May Not Tell Lung Cancer Patients: New Treatment Guide Offers Hope, Empowerment!
Thu, 25 Feb 2010, 06:59:17 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lange Productions announces today that 'Be a Survivor - Lung Cancer Treatment Guide' (ISBN: 978-0-9819489-1-1) is the first book to offer a new approach to this frightening disease. It empowers patients to seek a cure, rather than accept defeat; to approach their diagnosis with hope, and shows them how to seek out effective treatments.
A and I Books Releases Jeff Sheng's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Tue, 16 Feb 2010, 17:48:04 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A&I Books, a division of A&I Photographic and Digital Services, is releasing 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Volume 1' (ISBN: 978-0-9844474-1-1) by Jeff Sheng, the first-ever photography book that features the portraits and stories of gay and lesbian service members currently serving under the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy. The book contains an Afterword by W.M. Hunt, noted gallerist and Vietnam War veteran.
Law Enforcement Desperate to Send Pot Pastor to Jail Fails Again
Mon, 15 Jun 2009, 14:42:29 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- God sometimes uses a surprise to get people's attention. For Moses it was a burning bush that was not consumed. In Los Angeles there is a Bible teacher and Pastor of a church that believes marijuana is for the healing of all nations. This pastor who recently ran for Mayor of Los Angeles was arrested three years ago and sentenced to nearly five years in jail, but has yet to serve a day. On Fox's Good Day L.A. with Jillian Barberie, Pastor Craig X Rubin, of Beverly Hills Green Cross, admitted, 'Yes, the City of Angels has spent millions of dollars trying to send me to jail.'
The United States' War on Christians Escalates and Christians Are Fighting Back
Mon, 20 Apr 2009, 19:32:15 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Internet is a place where young freedom lovers post videos. One working with Ron Paul appeared on Judge Napolitano's show talking about how he was stopped and threatened with being turned over to the DEA for carrying cash. Pastor Craig Rubin of the Beverly Hills Green Cross is not afraid. Steve Bierfeldt and Craig Rubin had secretly taped the government violating their rights and put these videos on the web.
Leon Ware - The Sensual Minister - Celebrates Motown's 50th Anniversary with Special Encore Concert at Catalina Bar and Grill in Hollywood on April 16
Tue, 07 Apr 2009, 16:50:33 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For a man who will be 70 next year, singer/songwriter extraordinaire Leon Ware is working up a storm! Still promoting his acclaimed Stax Records debut, Moon Ride, featuring the divine new single 'Hold Tonight,' Ware is also taking a moment to reflect long and deep on his hallowed history with legendary Motown Records - now celebrating its 50th Anniversary.
NARIP Announces 2009 Best in the Biz Winners
Tue, 03 Feb 2009, 14:10:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb, 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The winners are in! Chop Shop's Alexandra Patsavas, Live Nation's Creighton Burke and Universal Music & Video Distribution's Jim Urie won by a landslide in the 2009 Best of the Biz List from NARIP (National Association of Record Industry Professionals), which recognizes excellence and high professional standards in our business. NARIP's list identifies top-level executive talent and know-how in major areas of the record and music industries.
Hitt Music Group Collaborates with American Airlines
Thu, 29 Jan 2009, 11:37:16 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hitt Music Group is happy to announce the continuing success of their collaboration with American Airlines and Beat Marketing. HMG artists are now appearing exclusively on two separate channels as part of AA's in-flight entertainment.
BETA Records Site Gives Its Users the Ability to Earn Advertising Dollars
Thu, 13 Nov 2008, 19:52:53 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BETARecords.com, the fast growing online music social community and upcoming TV show, today announced the launch of the first known peer-to-peer community advertising technology internally tagged by the team as DAAN - Dynamic Affinity Advertising Network. DAAN (patent applied for) allows any BETA Records community user to select and drag up to three ad modules onto their profile page.
Resurrection Mary: New DVD Trades Blood and Guts for Psychological Thrills and Chills
Fri, 03 Oct 2008, 17:38:12 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lock the doors, turn off the lights and settle in for High Integrity Productions' recently released DVD - Resurrection Mary - a legendary ghost story that dates back to the 1930s. Distributed by Entertainment Studios, while the legend is not new, the way the story is told is; Resurrection Mary walks again! (VIDEO - VNR)
Blues Band Aunt Kizzy'z Boyz Beats Out Youthful Competition to Win LAMN Jam Finale by a Landslide
Fri, 29 Aug 2008, 12:57:24 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Hi y'all, we a blues band!' And a profound silence fell over the room. Lead singer Sugaray of Aunt Kizzy'z Boyz said, 'I'm gonna say that again 'cause the room always gets real quiet - we a blues band!' But within one minute of launching into their set, the entire audience was up and dancing, and AKB went on to crush the competition with charisma, musicianship and fantastic tunes; Winning the LAMN Jam Grand Slam Urban Artist of the Year title by a landslide.
Starving For Gravity Brings Home The Gold at LAMN Jam Finale
Mon, 18 Aug 2008, 17:54:32 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Though they didn't wear Speedos like Michael Phelps, the band Starving For Gravity brought home the gold and won the LAMN Jam Grand Slam Rock Artist of the Year title. The Los Angeles Music Network competition - held during June, July and August - was Olympic in proportion, and SFG beat out hundreds of competitors.
Career Launch Package is Grand Prize at LAMN Jam '08 - Urban and Rock Artists Invited to Perform
Mon, 09 Jun 2008, 17:21:08 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Los Angeles Music Network presents the URBAN & the ROCK Music Contests launching June 9. Taking its popular 'LAMN Jams' to a new level, urban and rock artists are invited to perform original music for a panel of industry experts and receive live critiques. Monthly winners move up to the finale and compete for the Grand Prize. Those selected will perform at Skinny's Lounge, N. Hollywood. (VIDEO)
Hitt Music Group and Disc Makers Join Forces - Partnership Program to Include Cross Promotion and Client Discounts
Tue, 03 Jun 2008, 10:24:56 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The nation's leading CD / DVD duplicator, replicator and printer has joined forces with Hitt Music Group, one of the industry's most buzz-worthy licensing and submission firms. The idea is to offer high quality replication services, at a discounted rate, to all HMG clients.
Hitt Music Group and Media Riot Productions Join Forces
Tue, 13 May 2008, 16:51:51 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bands and solo artists no longer need to feel intimated by the competitive music industry now that Hitt Music Group and Media Riot Productions have joined forces. The two met at this year's music and media conference South by Southwest and since then have collaborated to meet the growing needs of music professionals in a creative and innovative fashion.
Manhattan LAMN Jam Launches Tuesday, March 18 - Artists Perform, Industry Listens, $20,000 in Prizes
Tue, 19 Feb 2008, 17:30:29 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MANHATTAN, N.Y. and HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Feb. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Los Angeles Music Network's 'LAMN Jam' heads for the Big Apple. Launched three years ago in Los Angeles (where performances continue), LAMN Jams go beyond traditional showcases by featuring artists performing original songs, followed by instant professional critiques from a panel of industry experts. This year, artists will perform for $20,000 in prizes.
BETA Records to Sign 100 Indie Artists in 2008
Thu, 24 Jan 2008, 12:20:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rebelling against the current downturn for traditional record companies, Chris Honetschlaeger, President of BETA Records, has announced a new generation of record deal which partners the company with the artist in a non-exclusive three song contract and plans to sign 100 artists in 2008.
Free Holiday Guide Demystifies Blu-ray and HD DVD Format Wars
Wed, 28 Nov 2007, 13:38:24 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
GLENDALE, Calif. - Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As holiday shoppers prepare to spend an estimated $13.5 billion on audio/video products, Intellikey Labs, a highly recognized leader in Hi-Definition Quality Assurance, releases a how-to guide, 'Consumer Guide to Getting More Out Of Your Hi-Def Purchase: Blu-ray and HD DVD,' outlines the basic options, identifies the top-ranked Hi-Def DVD players, and answers the question of Blu-ray vs. HD DVD.
BETA Records Partners with Audiobaba to Match Mainstream Artist Searches to Unsigned Artists
Tue, 20 Nov 2007, 10:19:33 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georg van Handel (CEO) and Chris Honetschlaeger (President) of BETA Records, LLC, announced today that they will partner with Audiobaba to match mainstream artist searches to unsigned artists. Using their proprietary acoustic fingerprinting technology, users will be able to discover new music from unsigned artists simply by typing in a mainstream artist name.
Cannabis Minister Gives American Churches Warning After Conviction
Tue, 07 Aug 2007, 19:00:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'I live in the City of Angels where the Mayor cheats on his wife, the City Attorney cheats the taxpayers and I teach the Word of God and the love of Jesus and I am being sent to prison for several years,' says Rev. Craig X Rubin. I love my country, but I love God more and I must teach the Truth that Jesus proclaimed a Kingdom not a religion. The Truth is that Jesus is Messiah, He was born of a virgin and rose from the dead. The Law and the prophets spoke the Word of God and all the prophecies of the Bible will come to pass and that is all that our temple taught.
BETA Records Opens a New Recording Studio for Musicians Seeking the Highest Quality Audio and the Ability to Make Videos at the Same Time
Thu, 19 Jul 2007, 18:49:00 EDT Edited by Chris Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the opening of the new BETA Studio in the Los Angeles facilities of BETA Records, musicians have a new home for creativity. 'New Studio is 1,500 Sq. Ft. of Sonic Magic!' says Otis Williams, Lead Singer of Legendary Recording Artists, The Temptations.
Potential Republican Presidential Candidate Faces Seven Years in Jail
Thu, 07 Jun 2007, 21:57:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On August 16th 2005 Reverend Rubin announced that he'd be seeking the Republican Nomination for the office of President of the United States of America, with the publishing of his book '9021GROW' (ISBN: 0974711004). The opening line of the book prophetically stated that by the time you hear of the Rev. Craig Rubin, he'd either be in the White House or in jail. At the moment it is not hard to guess which scenario is most likely to happen: going to jail.
A&R Select Helps Artists Affected by Hurricane Katrina
Wed, 14 Mar 2007, 17:01:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A&R Select, the music industry's benchmark in independent promotion and marketing, has recently extended a helping hand to many artists affected by the tragic events of Hurricane Katrina. A&R Select's timely and heartfelt outreach is an important part of their vow to assist musical artists in underprivileged circumstances.
Christianity 'Not A Real Religion' According to LAPD as Cannabis Church Files Suit Against City of Angels
Wed, 14 Feb 2007, 19:00:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Reverend Craig X Rubin was arrested at his house of worship he asked the lead LAPD officer for the special rights accorded to clergy under California Penal Codes 1524 and 1525, but was told by the officer that his Bible-based Judeo-Christian organization, that was recognized by the state of California, was 'not practicing a real religion.' Temple 420 is a registered religious organization with the State of California.
Hollywood Judeo-Christian Cannabis Church Forced to Close; Arrested Reverend Claims Civil and Religious Rights Violated
Mon, 11 Dec 2006, 19:05:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Churches and Temples are no longer safe in America,' says Reverend Craig X Rubin of Temple 420, who was arrested November 8, 2006, at his religious establishment by over one dozen heavily armed officers of the LAPD. 'If they can do this to us, they can do it to any church that the government disagrees with.' The Reverend known for his reoccurring role on Showtime's hit series 'Weeds' said arresting officers did not treat Temple clergymen as required by California Penal Codes 1524 and 1525.
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