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News Index for Tuesday, August 04, 2015
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015, 06:00:07 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Comedy saved Tobe Hixx's life! A skinny kid who was often teased and ridiculed by his peers, Hixx ultimately turned to a life of crime that included gangs and selling crack. After stints in both state and federal prison, Hixx chose to return to his first love, comedy. Uproar Entertainment announces a new comedy CD from Hixx, 'Laugh or Die.'
Tue, 07 Jul 2015, 16:45:09 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Steve Comisar is an actor who was convicted of fraud and sent to federal prison. The media and Wikipedia have branded him a con man. Some of Hollywood's major players have served time and can relate to his situation.
Tue, 07 Jul 2015, 08:00:00 EDT
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Travis Simmons' newest comedy CD, 'The Truth Hurts.' Simmons' brilliant observations, amazing impressions, and astute political commentary are as compelling and authentic as they are hilarious. 'The Truth Hurts' was recorded at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. and is Simmons' first recording for Uproar Entertainment.
Thu, 11 Jun 2015, 08:01:10 EDT
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Brett Riley's first comedy CD, 'I'm An Idiot.' Riley's signature impersonations, witty observations, and colorful stories incite bouts of laughter from the start. 'I'm An Idiot' was recorded at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. and is Riley's first recording for Uproar Entertainment.
National Inclusion Project Champions Gala will feature Co-Founder Clay Aiken and Project Runway's Justin LeBlanc
Wed, 03 Jun 2015, 13:53:38 EDT
RALEIGH, N.C., June 3, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Supporters and friends of the National Inclusion Project are invited to be a part of an amazing night of celebrating the heroes in our lives and the Superheroes we aspire to be. The annual Champions Gala will be held September 26 with proceeds going to ensure that children with and without disabilities can play, learn and laugh TOGETHER. Co-founder Clay Aiken will perform, and Justin LeBlanc, Season 12 'Project Runway' Finalist, will speak.
Mon, 01 Jun 2015, 16:28:58 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Trebius Promotions along with Twelve3South Studio is proud to announce the surprise addition of Jonathan Jackson + Enation to the roster of artists performing at Miyelo Music Festival, presented by Dave Arbogast on July 18 in Tipp City, Ohio.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015, 16:14:46 EDT
ALAMEDA, Calif., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nina G bills herself as 'America's Only Female Stuttering Comedian.' Less obvious about this stand-up comedian, social activist, and author, is that she also has a learning disability. Both Nina G's stutter and her learning disability are subjects in her new one woman show, Going Beyond Inspirational, which premieres on (funnily enough) April Fools' Day! April 1, 2015 at the Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda, Calif.
Mon, 09 Feb 2015, 14:59:28 EDT
SPRINGFIELD, Tenn., Feb. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Baker Enterprise, a Tennessee based company, has created an App called NEXT LEVEL TEXT that will create monetary opportunities for celebrities, fundraising organizations and individual consumers.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 16:18:44 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mark Wahlberg, Robert Downey Jr., Wesley Snipes, Tim Allen, and Danny Trejo are among the top Hollywood stars who served time in prison. Wahlberg will be asked to step up and help fellow actor Steve Comisar who will be released from prison in 2018.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014, 19:05:19 EDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TV Star and lead expert of the hit cable television show 'Hoarders, Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at the TICA Cat Show January 2, 3 and 4, 2015 in Sacramento, Calif. This year's show is called 'Mardi Gras Madness.'
Host of hit TV Show 'Hoarders' Makes Special Appearance with Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting
Mon, 10 Nov 2014, 06:00:01 EDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TV Star and lead expert of the hit cable television show 'Hoarders,' Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at his newest Steri-Clean franchise. This franchise owned by Chapin Fowler is hosting the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting on Friday November 14 at 4:30 p.m. held at the chamber office at One Capitol Mall, suite 300 Sacramento.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 20:19:23 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Everyday women will prove that the sport of pole dancing is no longer just for strippers when they take the stage, in costume, at a historical bikini bar on Sunday, October 26 during Amanda Leigh's Amateur Pole Art Showcase Pre-Halloween Party. Held at the World Famous Cheetahs Club Hollywood, show time begins at 8 p.m. and doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Thu, 09 Oct 2014, 17:48:56 EDT
SAINT LOWELL, Ind., Oct. 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TV Star and lead expert of the hit cable television show 'Hoarders,' Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at his newest Steri-Clean franchise. This franchise owned by Gary Hofer and Tony Moser is hosting the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon cutting on Friday October 17 from Noon - 4 p.m. and is inviting the public to its grand opening / open house on Saturday Oct. 18 from Noon - 4 p.m.
First American Born Prima Bailarina of Flamenco, Clarissa Talve, Releases a Dancer's Memoirs in 'Dancers Never Die'
Mon, 06 Oct 2014, 08:00:03 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Clarissa Talve, the first American born prima bailarina of the Flamenco, announces the release of her memoirs in her book 'Dancers Never Die' (ISBN 9781491280768; Dance Arts Press) on Amazon. In her memoir she vividly recalls a momentous career as a dancer and her battles with polio and TB, as well as giving a loving tribute to the artistry and talent that was the 'Golden Age of Flamenco.'
Recently Leaked Nude Images of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton to be Displayed in Upcoming Show in Florida
Wed, 03 Sep 2014, 17:49:14 EDT
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that the recently leaked nude images of Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and Supermodel Kate Upton will be the latest additions to L.A. artist XVALA's 'Fear Google' campaign and will be on display to the public, unaltered, in the artist's upcoming show 'No Delete' next month at CACA's The Showroom; located in the Warehouse Arts District in Saint Petersburg, Florida.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014, 06:00:33 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., June 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An online collection, 'Stories of Celebrity Caregiving,' is now available without charge. Sponsored by LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) and published by the Long Term Care Guild, it's a concise set of links to caregiving experiences and advice of movie stars, politicians, and other luminaries.
President Obama will be asked to consider the early release of famous con man Steve Comisar currently in Federal Prison
Tue, 22 Apr 2014, 13:22:18 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prominent defense attorney Jeremy Gordon will ask President Obama to commute the sentence of famous con man and actor Steve Comisar, who is currently in federal prison serving an 'excessive sentence' for fraud.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014, 14:16:13 EDT
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.
Tue, 11 Feb 2014, 07:59:18 EDT
PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Addiction experts are speaking out over Philip Seymour Hoffman's probable overdose death as a tragedy that could have been prevented. But according to Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery, what most aren't saying is that many traditional recovery methods simply don't work in the long term.
Tue, 23 Jul 2013, 08:00:02 EDT
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.
Sat, 08 Jun 2013, 13:26:54 EDT
GREEN BAY, Wis., June 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- No other sport in America comes close to the popularity of football, and few athletes are revered like the giants of the gridiron. In Wisconsin, our Green Bay players along with Green Bay Coaches and Executives have become some of the most sought out keynote speakers as their experiences mixed with passion come to life on stage, according to Mayfield Sports Marketing.
Mon, 01 Apr 2013, 14:53:20 EDT
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.
Wed, 27 Mar 2013, 17:04:22 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Featuring in-person appearances of more than five dozen celebrities from classic motion pictures and television, The Hollywood Show has emerged as one of the world's most celebrated autograph and photo-opportunities for fans, and the upcoming event will feature country singer, and Shady Hill Records recording artist, Sandra Piller on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 19, 20, and 21, 2013.
10-Year-Old Dance Prodigy Sophia Lucia will Attempt to Break the Guinness World Record of 36 Consecutive Pirouettes
Fri, 22 Mar 2013, 14:33:57 EDT
SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 10-year-old dance prodigy, internet sensation and featured performer on the hit TV series on Lifetime, 'Dance Moms,' Sophia Lucia, will attempt to break the Guinness World Record of '36 Consecutive Pirouettes' on March 30, 2013 in her home town of San Diego, Calif. The event will take place at San Diego Dance Centre, where Sophia started dancing at the young age of 2 years.
Tue, 05 Mar 2013, 13:39:44 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that L.A. street artist ALEC Monopoly will bring the game of MONOPOLY to life at LAB ART Gallery in Los Angeles, where the artist plans to sell one of his popular pieces for MONOPOLY money and create a designer game piece with Actor Adrien Brody's '64 Pontiac Catalina.
Mon, 02 Apr 2012, 14:03:41 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Former International Martial Arts champion Zak Lee Guarnaccia, of LightRow Pictures, with his strong will, is going to attempt a staggering endurance-fundraising challenge in Hollywood. On April 28, 2012 at 7 a.m., for the benefit of Homeless Not Toothless, Zak will endure the 24HX Extreme Step-A-Thon fitness challenge (thefbxshow.com/24hx.html) climbing for 24 hours up and down the popular Santa Monica stairs.
Wed, 22 Feb 2012, 20:07:19 EDT
CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fresh Start Surgical Gifts' (freshstart.org) annual Fresh Start for Kids Celebrity Golf Classic joins together Hollywood actors, professional athletes, and Fresh Start supporters to tee off in support of transforming the lives of children with physical deformities.
Thu, 09 Feb 2012, 14:10:38 EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, February 11, 2012, American Sporting Legend and rock star Ted Nugent will appear at the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show (February 4-12, State Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, PA) to sign autographs and greet guests.
Leading Long-Term Care Agency Is Bouncing Back Like Chris Gardner, Hero of 'Pursuit of Happyness,' the Movie Starring Will Smith
Tue, 24 Jan 2012, 05:59:22 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Christopher Gardner, played by Will Smith in 'The Pursuit of Happyness' (Columbia Pictures, 2006), was jobless and homeless with a baby boy to support. He bounced back, gaining wealth and a future for his son. Inspired by this example, LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) invited Gardner to speak at the company's annual meeting, held this year in New Orleans, January 13-15.
Mon, 18 Jul 2011, 10:59:02 EDT
OXNARD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Chief Investigative Correspondent for Inside Edition, award-winning broadcaster, actress and mosaic artist Lisa Guerrero is not just investigating it; she has been rehearsing for it these last 5 weeks, with a fanfare on July 31st at the Oxnard Salsa Festival Dancing With The Community Stars Contest, says Salvation Army Oxnard. She will also be seen this fall in Brad Pitt's upcoming baseball film, 'Moneyball.'
Mon, 20 Jun 2011, 19:08:01 EDT
WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Peter Grandich, founder of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Co, is speaking out in support of former NY Giant David Tyree who has been under intense media scrutiny for some gutsy statements he made about gay marriage. Posted in an online video on June 15, Tyree says he recorded the video because he opposes the notion of gay marriage and says he's simply voicing his opinion.
Thu, 05 May 2011, 19:32:31 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fans of legendary musician David Bowie can now own a rare artwork by the iconoclast via 20x200.com. In support of Housing Works Thrift Shop's 'Design on a Dime' fundraising event, the pioneering art e-commerce site 20x200 announced it is releasing a special benefit print by Bowie. Bowie's art print, IMAN No. 1, will be unveiled at Design on a Dime, and will make its online debut on 20x200 on Thursday, May 12, 2011.
Starlight's Annual 'A Stellar Night' Gala Honored Philanthropists Kathy, Paris and Nicky Hilton and Forever 21's Do Won Chang
Wed, 30 Mar 2011, 11:59:21 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At Starlight Children's Foundation's annual 'A Stellar Night' gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen and Nintendo of America Inc., on Saturday, March 26, 2011, at The Century Plaza Hyatt Regency Hotel, Starlight presented long-time philanthropists Kathy, Paris and Nicky Hilton with its 2011 'Heart of Gold Award' and Do Won Chang, Founder/CEO of Forever 21, Inc., with its 2011 Jacki Carlish Humanitarian Award.
Zombie Diaries Actress Joins Group That is Helping to 'Get Drugs Out and Arts in,' in Southeastern Oklahoma
Tue, 09 Nov 2010, 20:30:38 EDT
MCALESTER, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Victoria Summer is the newest celebrity name signed on to help a local group running a grassroots campaign called Take McAlester Back in southeastern Oklahoma. The campaign is geared toward getting drugs out of the area and implementing programs for children and adults alike that feed creativity.
Thu, 28 Oct 2010, 15:21:05 EDT
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'First Evidence,' a solo, contemporary circus show created by Shayna Swanson, founder and artistic director of Aloft - Chicago's 'most badass contemporary circus company' - will debut this December. Simple props and a deceivingly minimal stage highlight Swanson's signature power and intensity as she magnifies life's fleeting and defining moments.
Mon, 30 Nov 2009, 15:14:09 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation - which for 25 years has helped seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities - has named 10-year-old actress Bailee Madison spokesperson of its StarPower program. StarPower is an initiative that encourages youth to give back to other youngsters with the conviction that you're never too young to give back to your community.
Tue, 03 Nov 2009, 12:45:25 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Some 100 barbershops throughout Los Angeles and the Inland Empire will be bustling with extra activity this Saturday, November 7, 2009, from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. when Dr. Bill J. Releford, D.P.M., founder of The Diabetic Amputation Prevention (DAP) Foundation, launches the Los Angeles Initiative of the Black Barbershop Health Outreach Program (BBHOP).
Thu, 10 Sep 2009, 19:45:17 EDT
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thursday on the Alex Jones Show, Actor Charlie Sheen has followed up on his '20 Minutes With The President' letter by directly addressing President Obama in a YouTube clip to request he use his executive power to reopen the investigation into 9/11 and its aftermath. On Tuesday, Sheen published a fictional account of a meeting with the President on radio talk show host Alex Jones' Web sites in which Obama was confronted about what Sheen alleges is a cover-up surrounding 9/11.
Thu, 30 Jul 2009, 17:38:40 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation is pleased to announce that Corbin Bleu, the organization's national spokesperson, has started a fundraising campaign to encourage his fans to get involved with Starlight and support its mission to help seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation. He plans to rally his fans to raise enough money to provide Starlight programs to five families for one year, and to place a Fun Center™ and a PC Pal™ at a hospital on Starlight's waiting list.
Tue, 27 Jan 2009, 12:02:07 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The War on Drugs has been an utter failure. We need to rethink and decriminalize our marijuana laws, said President Barack Obama January 21, 2004. This quote comes from a video being passed via YouTube.com We need to rethink how we are doing the Drug War. Currently we are not doing a good job. Out of the wide group of candidates running for public office in California, one particular candidate - Craig X Rubin - stands out from the field because he claims legalizing marijuana will create jobs.
Thu, 08 Jan 2009, 16:53:42 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Family Church International of Pasadena California announces a new regular service called, 'Get Your Word On,' starting this Saturday at 6 p.m. This regular weekly service will be led by two pastors: Pastor Harvey Brown Jr.; and Los Angeles Mayoral candidate Pastor Craig X Rubin. In 2006, Rubin was famously arrested at his own church, 'Temple 420,' on Hollywood Blvd., but has been working as a pastor at the family church since early in 2008
Wed, 17 Dec 2008, 15:02:26 EDT
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, who has been commended for being a role model to young people, heads the list of the 'Ten Best-Mannered People of 2008,' as named by the National League of Junior Cotillions, an etiquette and social training program that involves thousands of young people in the United States.
Thu, 13 Nov 2008, 15:25:03 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In his much-anticipated return to San Francisco, the legendary singer and character actor, Jim Bailey, will perform at the Herbst Theatre on December 20 in, 'Jim Bailey as Judy Garland Live in Concert.' Accompanied by a full orchestra, Jim will perform Judy's Christmas classic, 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' as well as other favorite hits.
A Night of Inspiration: Summa Children's Foundation Honors USC Coach Pete Carroll for Anti-Gang Initiatives
Tue, 29 Apr 2008, 13:11:30 EDT
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly 900 people gathered on the evening of April 23rd for the Summa Children's Foundation's second annual gala, with a star-studded audience raising nearly $750,000 to honor USC football coach Pete Carroll and his non-profit organization A Better LA, for its work against gang violence. Actors Goldie Hawn, Henry Winkler and Sidney Poitier and sports legend Bruce Jenner joined in honoring Carroll.
Tue, 24 Apr 2007, 15:00:00 EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Apr. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dominic and Brennan Latkovski are entertainers at heart. The brothers are the brains behind BirdZerk! and ZOOperstars!, both popular traveling sports entertainment shows that perform at venues across the United States and the world. So it was no surprise that they decided to make their afternoon at Wrigley Field one to remember a few years ago.
Tue, 07 Nov 2006, 21:21:00 EDT
SYRACUSE, N.Y., Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CheapBooks.com(TM) is hosting an event at Aladdin's Natural Eatery at 163 Marshall Street, November 15 at 10:30 a.m., near Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y.; the event will provide students, teachers and other interested people with the opportunity to mingle in an open forum with the popular reality TV castmate, Syrus Yarbrough, of MTV's 'Real World Boston.'
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