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News Index for Friday, February 27, 2015
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2014/15 California State Championship Pinball Tournament to be held at Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda
Fri, 30 Jan 2015, 18:03:16 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
ALAMEDA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The body that ranks the world's best pinball players, the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA), is coordinating the second annual State Championship Series finale, a competition held simultaneously across 33 different states on Saturday, Feb. 7. This year's competition in California will be held at the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) from 1 to 5 p.m. at 1510 Webster St. in the San Francisco Bay Area's charming island city of Alameda.
ArteQuesta Urban Artist Evan Skrederstu Commissioned to Paint Star Wars Beetle as Part of Mask Series
Fri, 30 Jan 2015, 16:40:18 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
MILL VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading fine art investment company ArteQuesta today announced that urban artist Evan Skrederstu has been commissioned for a Star Wars themed piece in a crescendo to his acclaimed Mask Series of painted bugs. The commissioned image of the iconic Darth Vader mask is to be painted on a largest breed of beetle, Titanus Gigantus, measuring 5.75 inches.
Wed, 21 Jan 2015, 16:11:54 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) has signed an agreement with Phaeno Museum of Wolfsburg, Germany to create a never-before-seen exhibition of pinball art and science. This will mark the first time a major exhibition of pinball art and exhibits has made the journey to Europe.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014, 16:00:27 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The inventor of the selfie stick for smartphones and GoPro cameras, Wayne Fromm, is setting the record straight and is furious at all the misreporting of the invention's origin. It was named invention of the year by TIME magazine, as if it was an anonymous invention, and is touted as an Asian invention in other press reports including the New York Post.
Thu, 06 Nov 2014, 06:00:28 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Brain Works' sculpture in San Jose, Calif., is the latest public art installation for Velodyne Acoustics, Inc. President, Marta Thoma Hall. For Hall, the process of designing a new line of headphones or subwoofers is no different than creating, say, a piece of sculpture.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 06:00:04 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Wayne Fromm invented the Quik Pod(R) (U.S. patent #7,684,694), the original selfie stick, more than 10 years ago, he had no idea how popular selfies would become. In fact, according to an article in Psychology Today, selfies have redefined how we document experiences.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 08:00:12 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ImmersiON-VRelia, the premier innovator in the HMD Virtual Reality sector, announced today that it will exhibit at NASA's 75th Anniversary Open House. The event, set for October 18 at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, is expected to draw approximately 120,000 attendees.
The Art of Ink-on-Flesh will be Part of New Mexico History Museum's 'Painting the Divine' Exhibition
Fri, 10 Oct 2014, 07:00:37 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
SANTA FE, N.M., Oct. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Art is usually thought to be painted on canvas or carved from granite but on Sunday, November 2, ink-on-flesh will be discussed at the New Mexico History Museum. Making a special appearance to tie-into the celebration of the museum's 'Painting the Divine' exhibition will be Eric Schwartz, director of the alternative lifestyle documentary feature film 'Tattoo Nation.'
Fri, 26 Sep 2014, 19:44:17 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 26, 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 Friday October 3, 4 and 5 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014, 07:00:07 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
VALLEJO, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The City of Vallejo, Calif. has gone Mad for the month of December - Mad Hatter that is - with its popular 'Mad Hatter Holiday Festival' that attracts thousands to the historic downtown district with its whimsical and fire-shooting Wonderland recreation that turns the city into a fantasy world for children and adults alike!
Artist Cites Empathy for Victims Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton in Latest Decision in Upcoming Exhibit
Mon, 08 Sep 2014, 16:08:37 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Public outrage over the announcement to exhibit the hacked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton by artist XVALA at a St. Petersburg art gallery next month has altered the artist's and gallery's plans, via a series of persuasive online petitions. The L.A. artist who planned to display the newly leaked images of celebrities Lawrence and Upton, along with other celebrity compromised images, will, instead, feature the artist's self-shot, life-size, nude images next month at Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).
Mon, 25 Aug 2014, 20:53:02 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. and TANAUAN, Philippines, Aug. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since Spring, the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' has raised over $80 million for funding ALS research. Inspired by this success, the Rice Bucket Challenge has been created by non-profit groups including the World Mind Network, Adelina Foundation and BatangasVarsitarian.net.
Wed, 09 Jul 2014, 12:38:04 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to Pope Francis's wish for 'a wonderful World Cup, played in a spirit of true fraternity,' artist Daniel Edwards depicts the pope in a 'true fraternity for gay pride' banner, showing support for the pope's aggressive efforts for human rights and equality, that will debut in St. Petersburg, Fla. this month, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).
Tue, 13 May 2014, 18:31:28 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces they will open the doors to their new concept The Showroom, the world's first public relations gallery, this Thursday in the Warehouse Arts District in Saint Petersburg, Florida.
Mon, 31 Mar 2014, 17:09:19 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
IRVINE, Calif., March 31, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alegria Fresh, in collaboration with Orange County Produce, LLC and Filtrexx Corporation, announced today the launch of the 'Farm of the Future' hydroponic and organic farming demonstration center at the Great Park in Irvine. The demonstration center, which features high-performance urban hydroponic vertical and organic farming methods, just completed a new organic food production farm using GardenSoxx(R).
Thu, 27 Mar 2014, 07:00:19 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
MONROVIA, Calif., March 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot qualified to advance to the 2014 First Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships as a result of their strong performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held near Sacramento at the former McClellan Air Force Base this past weekend, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today.
Thu, 27 Feb 2014, 17:37:06 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
MONROVIA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot won the top Inspire Award at the Los Angeles FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) Regional Championship Tournament held at Monrovia this past Saturday, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today. Along with six other teams from cities ranging from Santa Barbara to San Diego, they advance to compete with top teams from eleven western states, Alaska and Hawaii in McClellan, Calif., near Sacramento on March 20-22, 2014 at the West Super-Regional FTC Championship.
Mon, 13 Jan 2014, 14:51:11 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
MONTCLAIR, N.J., Jan. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LENSCRATCH, the prestigious online journal / magazine that explores contemporary photography, is now exhibiting the new and unique international collaboration work of Francisco Diaz, Deb Young and Agnes Courrault.
Wed, 18 Dec 2013, 15:43:13 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Artist Daniel Edwards depicts Jay Z as a Care Bear pal with Funshine Bear on the rap mogul's shoulder wearing Leather Boxing Shorts from the Barneys New York collection, accompanied by six designer ornaments to be auctioned on eBay, with a share of the proceeds going to an organization that supports the ACLU's policies against racial profiling. The work will be unveiled online this week, announced Cory Allen Contemporary Art.
Wed, 11 Dec 2013, 16:51:29 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Calumet Gallery announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, 'Night Echoes' (January 3 - February 3, 2014, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. M-S), a thematic exhibition from photographer Kathy Curtis Cahill. Calumet will host an 'Open to the Public' wine and cheese Artists Reception on January 9, from 6 - 8:30 p.m., with an artist talk at 7 p.m.
Father Junipero Serra, California Icon, Celebrates 300th Birthday on Sunday: Role in the Story of the Real Treasure Island Remembered
Wed, 20 Nov 2013, 16:26:09 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
KITTY HAWK, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Maritima Press says that John Amrhein, Jr., their author from the Outer Banks of North Carolina, made a surprising discovery while researching his award winning book, 'Treasure Island: The Untold Story' (ISBN 978-0983084303). Father Junipero Serra played a pivotal role in this dramatic true story he has documented with a team of international researchers.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013, 17:20:58 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
ALAMEDA, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After more than a decade of preserving and promoting the game of pinball, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce it has signed a Letter of Intent with the City of Alameda to restore the vacant Carnegie Library as their new home. This magnificent 1902 building has sat vacant since 1998. This location will more than triple the museum's display capacity. The facility will also provide space for community events, classrooms, exhibits and many other expansions to PPM's already exciting programs.
John Waguespack's 'Uplifting' to Represent San Francisco in Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series at Art Basel, Miami
Wed, 16 Oct 2013, 08:00:36 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Waguespack is the San Francisco winner of the 4th Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for 'Uplifting,' a portrait of Kate Moss, one of the most influential models of our time. John was a Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series representative for San Francisco in 2012, this is his second year representing San Francisco at Art Basel, Miami.
Mon, 30 Sep 2013, 17:07:09 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Calumet Gallery announces the opening of a new thematic fine art photography exhibition, 'Rust Revised,' (October 3 - November 3, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. M-S) from Arizona photographer, Bill North. Calumet Photographic of Los Angeles will host an 'open to the public' wine and cheese Artists Reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m., with an artist talk at 7 p.m. on October 10, 2013.
Mon, 12 Aug 2013, 14:20:33 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce the opening of a new art show celebrating the America's Cup Race with a collection of pinball machines and art featuring sailing and yachting. Since the 1930s, pinball machines, a uniquely American invention and art form, were principally manufactured in Chicago and shipped to all corners of the world. Pinball was imbued with an optimistic, vibrant energy of adventure, excitement and escapism.
Fri, 12 Jul 2013, 18:15:05 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
TORONTO, Ontario, July 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- London ON-based tech entrepreneur, David Ciccarelli, CEO and co-founder of Voices.com, is the very first Canadian to experience Google Glass as a Google Glass Explorer. He joins just 8000 other people around the world as a Glass Explorer, and is only 1 of eventually 3 Canadians to sport the 'coolest specs' in Canada as a Google Glass Explorer.
Thu, 23 May 2013, 17:26:09 EST — Edited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A nude pregnant sculpture of Kim Kardashian with her belly fully accessible for gallery-goers to rub for 'good luck' is set for L.A. exhibit. The nude statue joins the celebrity baby sculptures created recently by artist Daniel Edwards; celebrating the beauty of celebrity pregnancy. The recent work, part of the artist's 'Celebrity Baby Boomer' series that began with the 2006 controversial sculpture 'Monument to Pro-Life,' which depicted a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug, will be displayed at LAB ART Gallery in Los Angeles, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).
Leaked 3D Ultrasounds of Kimye and the Duchess of Cambridge: Prenatal Portraits of Celebrity Babies in Upcoming L.A. Unveiling
Fri, 03 May 2013, 12:27:48 EST — Edited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The leaked 3D ultrasounds of Socialite Kim Kardashian and Duchess of Cambridge Catherine 'Kate' Middleton have been fabricated into works of art by celebrity artist Daniel Edwards; concluding the artist's 'Celebrity Baby Boomer' series that began with the 2006 controversial sculpture 'Monument to Pro-Life,' which depicted a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug, at select venues in the Los Angeles area this summer, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).
Fri, 26 Apr 2013, 18:42:56 EST — Edited by Christopher L Simmons
COLUMBIA, Mo., April 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An arcade and pinball gaming staple that stood in downtown Columbia for more than 25 years before closing its doors is back on Broadway. The official Grand Opening of Gunther's Games is scheduled for Saturday April 27, with activities running throughout the evening.
Thu, 18 Apr 2013, 18:42:29 EST — Edited by Christopher L Simmons
SANTA ANA, Calif., April 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'This is an exceptional exhibit, one that offers deeply personal work from photographers launching new themes,' noted Bob Killen, the fine art program leader for Calumet University, the education and events division of Calumet Photographic.
Thu, 11 Apr 2013, 14:44:04 EST — Edited by Christopher L Simmons
GREENSBORO, N.C., April 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Asheville fine artist Cindy Walton has been selected as one of 20 North Carolina abstractionists to present her work, technique, and inspiration in the innovative Pecha Kucha style on Tuesday, April 23, as part of the Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art spring focus on abstract art.
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 EST — Edited by Christopher L Simmons
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 EST — Edited by Christopher L Simmons
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.
Circus of the Heart: 2D and 3D Converge on the Production of the Largest Contemporary Circus Photo Collection Ever
Tue, 26 Feb 2013, 13:30:28 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Renowned photographer Wayne Schoenfeld returns to the big top in 'Circus of the Heart,' the completion of his celebrated 'Icons/Iconoclasts' circus trilogy, the largest contemporary photographic series of the 1930's North American circus, February 26, at LA Circus, 6319 Eucalyptus Ave., Jarupa Valley, CA.
Thu, 17 Jan 2013, 13:04:31 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Street Artist XVALA, famous for invading the residential trash of celebrities such as Ashton Kutcher and Justin Bieber and tech icons Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, has set his sights on Robert Downey Jr., Lindsay Lohan, and Taylor Swift for his latest exhibit 'The Tonight Show with Celebrity Chimp' at Lab Art Gallery in Los Angeles, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).
Ely Winter Festival Celebrates 20 Years with Snow Sculptures and ArtWalk Turning City into Veritable Art Gallery
Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 17:26:58 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
ELY, Minn., Jan. 10, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 20th annual Ely Winter Festival runs from February 1st through the 10th in the northern Minnesota tourist city known for its local beauty and wilderness. The volunteer Board has announced a celebratory, expanded schedule of events with something for all ages and interests taking place over the Festival's 10-day period for 2013.
'Five Views' Exhibit Opens at The Calumet Gallery - Five Photographers Exploring Vision Beyond Documentation
Fri, 04 Jan 2013, 14:51:17 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Calumet is proud to host this exceptional exhibit that offers deeply personal work from photographers exploring new themes: 'Five Views' represents recent work by five emerging photographers in the gallery of Calumet's Hollywood store located at 1135 N. Highland Ave. The exhibit begins January 8 and runs through February 8, 2013.
Wed, 12 Dec 2012, 19:58:02 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif., Dec. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) welcomes the public to experience pinball with a European flair. Play a game on the newest addition to their exciting collection of more than 80 playable games: a 1967 Rally West Club. This game marks the one resident of their collection not produced in the United States. Rally was a French pinball manufacturer designing games for the European market.
New York City Non-Profit to host Michael Alan's 'Living Installation' Friday, November 9 at ABC NORIO
Thu, 25 Oct 2012, 12:16:07 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Art for Progress (AFP), a NYC 501(c)3 nonprofit, is proud to announce it is hosting artist Michael Alan's 'Living Installation: Family Misfit Healing' on Friday, November 9 at ABC NORIO in NYC's Lower East Side.
John Waguespack's 'Deconstructing Dandridge' to Represent San Francisco in Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series at Art Basel
Wed, 17 Oct 2012, 03:55:01 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Waguespack is the winner of the San Francisco portion of the 3rd Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for 'Deconstructing Dandridge,' a compelling portrait of the first African-American woman to be nominated for Best Actress in the Academy Awards.
Mon, 01 Oct 2012, 04:59:52 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DKeeley Press announces publication of the first book in the new Paranormal Mystery series, 'Having a Whaley of a Time' (ISBN: 978-0578104836) by author and publisher Donna Keeley. By using the history and "documented ghosts" from the Whaley House in San Diego, Calif., the book weaves an enjoyable, fictional mystery with real facts.
Thu, 27 Sep 2012, 11:46:00 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In wake of the recent Foxconn riot, Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that Post PC artist XVALA will debut his latest sculpture of the Apple-banned Steve Jobs action figure in an upcoming gallery show at AIS Editions in the Los Angeles Brewery Arts Complex.
Wed, 19 Sep 2012, 02:59:11 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
WINTERSET, Iowa, Sept. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pumpkin Ranch owners, Dave and Jennifer Handsaker and a crew of creative, dedicated hands have accomplished what most political pundits and media have been trying for years - a path through the intricate minds of our presidential candidates. Think of it. How would you like to take a stroll through the mind of Mitt Romney or President Barack Obama? Imagine the things you would discover.
Fri, 07 Sep 2012, 16:57:54 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum, founded ten years ago in the Bay Area city of Alameda, has dedicated its non-profit mission to preserving the art, science and history of pinball. The museum currently has 90 games set to free play for one admission price at its Alameda location. With the ongoing success of its mission, PPM has begun bursting at the seams and needs a new location. The board has set a goal of relocating to the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. To that end, Executive Director Michael Schiess has launched an indiegogo.com-based fundraising campaign.
Mon, 20 Aug 2012, 12:17:18 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the recent purchase and delivery of the Visible Pinball Mark III to the Exploratorium of San Francisco. The Exploratorium's acquisition marks the first such exhibit to sell from PPM's unparalleled collection of pinball-related science, art and history exhibits.
Wed, 01 Aug 2012, 14:54:26 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the opening of 'Bagatelle, Pachinko, and Peggle,' an exhibition of early pins-in-a-board games, and the digital extension of these games, Peggle.
Wed, 25 Jul 2012, 02:58:10 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., July 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the next year, Manhattan-based artist Keith Jensen will be leaving original artwork around the city and surrounding areas for community residents to stumble upon. Signs attached to the free art read, 'If having this art will make your day better, then it's yours.'
Thu, 12 Jul 2012, 18:46:37 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alameda's Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) and Novato's Pinball Revival Company announce The Sixth Annual Pacific Pinball Exposition (PPE) to be held at the Marin County Civic Center Exhibition Hall in San Rafael, Calif., September 21-23, 2012.
Fri, 08 Jun 2012, 16:17:18 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
NEW ORLEANS, La., June 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If past years are any indication, the crowd of partiers may double for the 6th Annual San Fermin in Nueva Orleans 2012 (SFNO) from July 12 - 15, hosted by Nola Bulls, LLC. The New Orleans incarnation of Running of the Bulls features roller derby skaters Big Easy Roller Girls and roller derby skaters from around the world as RollerBulls(TM): horned-helmet wearing, plastic bat wielding, crowd chasers. (VIDEO)
Hilton Hotel Waterfront Beach Resort Chosen to Host The 2012 U.S. Vintage Surf Charity Auction and Ocean Art Sale
Tue, 05 Jun 2012, 15:05:13 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday August 18, 2012 Waverider Auctions will hold one of the largest main land surf charity auction events in history. Charities benefiting from a percentage of the auction fees will be: The International Surf Museum, The Surfrider's Foundation, Wounded Warriors Project and CHOC Hospitals, according to Seth Schiller, producer of the event.
Pacific Pinball Museum Opens 'Pinball Oddity' - an Exhibition of Rare Pinball Machines and Oversized Pinball Art
Thu, 31 May 2012, 11:57:36 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the opening of the Pinball Oddity exhibit, featuring a collection of pinball rarities and giant mural reproductions of pinball art. The exhibit represents the first in a series of scalable exhibits the museum offers for lease to institutions nationwide.
Fri, 11 May 2012, 13:17:05 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif., May 11, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) proudly announces the addition of more than 100 rare items to their massive collection through a donation made by business entrepreneur and renowned philanthropist Richard Foos.
Honoring 5 Inspiring Individuals Celebrating 10 Years of Young Minds Build Bridges Program Partnership with ALLIANZ
Tue, 24 Apr 2012, 16:54:12 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CITYarts is celebrating 44 years of empowering international children and youth through art. CITYarts brings young people and professional artists together to create Public Art. Through this creative process, CITYarts empowers youth and connects children locally and around the world to become active participants in transforming communities.
Thu, 05 Apr 2012, 13:01:04 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
ALAMEDA, Calif., April 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) of Alameda, California is pleased to announce that PPM has been chosen as a recipient of a grant from the Neotrope(R) 2012 Non-Profit PR Grants Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with the PPM in educating and entertaining children and adults through the preservation of pinball, while making eight decades of games available to be played by everyone.
Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 17:28:27 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that 'Fear Google' artist XVALA will be revealing the recent dumpster dived trash of Kim Kardashian, featuring the celebrity's collapsed basketball at a roof top event in Los Angeles this weekend.
Thu, 09 Feb 2012, 22:23:30 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Los Angeles chapter of the American Parkinson's Disease Association (apdala.org), along with James Gray Gallery, present 'Living Artistically with Parkinson's Disease,' a unique exhibition featuring works of art created by celebrated artists living with PD. To celebrate the exhibition, which runs from February 8-13, 2012, the APDA L.A. is hosting a champagne brunch with a silent auction this Sunday, February 12.
Fri, 03 Feb 2012, 07:58:02 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
CARSON, Calif., Feb. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DocMagic, Inc., the mortgage industry's leading provider of automated loan document production and compliance solutions, announced that it has teamed with the 315th U.S. Army Tactical Company to distribute this year's new DocMagic Bunny Sergeant Doc to local children and their families. The bunny is dressed in regulation military clothing as a tribute to the men and women who serve this country and the families that eagerly wait for their return.
John Waguespack Solo Exhibition at The McLoughlin Gallery in San Francisco - Dec. 8, 2011 to Jan. 21, 2012
Wed, 30 Nov 2011, 14:47:40 EST — Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- John Waguespack, is showcasing his new works at The McLoughlin Gallery in San Francisco December 8, 2011 through January 21, 2012. 'Deconstructing Hollywood' is his second solo exhibition at The McLoughlin Gallery at 49 Geary Street in San Francisco.
Wed, 05 Oct 2011, 19:42:52 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA) announces that Google Artist XVALA goes dumpster diving in Silicon Valley, invading tech founders' personal trash to create a series of sculptures that has been made available to the public online and in upcoming gallery shows.
Thu, 29 Sep 2011, 21:46:38 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When William Pope.L donned a business suit and crawled on his belly through the gutter up NYC's Bowery, the 'Friendliest Black Artist in America' was poignantly calling attention to themes of race, social class and power. Now, in his debut project with 20x200 - the place to discover and buy art online - the seminal artist once again addresses these issues with a selection from his ongoing and widely exhibited project 'Skin Set Drawings.'
Nude Bieber and Gomez Portrait as Monument to National Exceptionalism - Justin and Selena as 'One' in Canadian 'Garden of Eden'
Tue, 09 Aug 2011, 17:09:33 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite breakup rumors, Teen Choice Award winners Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are presented as a 21st Century Adam and Eve in a new life size portrait created by controversial American artist Daniel Edwards. The portrait depicts the teenagers almost entirely nude, with a Canadian maple leaf and a Texas lone star covering their most intimate parts. The portrait will be unveiled at Dallas's New Fine Arts, near Gomez's hometown, at a time yet to be announced by Cory Allen Contemporary Art.
Fri, 27 May 2011, 09:55:01 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Eadweard Muybridge unveiled his stop-motion photography - which included images of the horse in motion - in the late 1800s, the world was astonished. In the fascinating photographs, Muybridge was the first to capture and sequence movement. These photographs hinted at the technological and artistic revolutions to come, heralding the cinema and advances in stop-motion.
Thu, 26 May 2011, 18:44:06 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Some people mark their 5-year anniversary with a wooden gift, perhaps a replica of an official Major League Baseball Louisville Slugger. Nola Bulls does it with baseball bats too, only theirs are plastic and wielded by Rolling Bulls! San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) will release hundreds of 'Roller Bulls' on its streets again, led by the Big Easy Rollergirls. El Encierro, or Running of the Bulls in New Orleans, is the featured event in a 4 day festival from July 7-10, 2011.
Big Eye Gallery in Collaboration with The Kobal Collection and The Film Society Lincoln Center announces: Elizabeth, The Golden Age
Mon, 09 May 2011, 20:50:00 EST — Edited by Jessica Sand
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Big Eye Gallery in collaboration with The Kobal Collection and The Film Society Lincoln Center, announced today the details of their upcoming art exhibit of classic images from film legend Elizabeth Taylor's life. The exhibit, at the Frieda and Roy Furman Gallery adjacent to the Walter Reade Theatre, will run from May 20 to June 9, 2011.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011, 17:40:44 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paul Madonna, the San Francisco-based artist and cartoonist known for his 'All Over Coffee' series, is exclusively releasing a detailed ink wash drawing through 20x200.com, the place to discover and buy art online. Titled 'Studio, All Over Coffee #392,' the limited-edition print is an up close and personal look inside the artist's studio, where he produces the beloved series of strips and other cartoons and sketches.
Epic Image Entertainment, Eyevox Entertainment and Paragon Design Group Produce Live-action Book Trailer for Night of the Living Trekkies
Mon, 27 Sep 2010, 13:29:57 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epic Image Entertainment, Eyevox Entertainment and Paragon Design Group recently produced the book trailer Night of the Living Trekkies for Quirk Books publishing. The trailer, which was released on Sept. 14 has already had more than 90,000 views on YouTube and has received raving reviews from the blogosphere.
Thu, 08 Apr 2010, 16:38:29 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tabloid artist Xvala will introduce his latest art piece, the 'Tiger Woods Rambovian Rosewood Glory Hole And Golf Furniture' in a soon to be revealed location on April 21st in Los Angeles, California. Today Tiger Woods returns to the PGA to contend at the 2010 Masters after a five month hiatus and media frenzied exploitation of his private affairs. In his return, Woods will have the support from some, including the notable sponsor Nike.
Thu, 03 Dec 2009, 15:59:01 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phantom-Financial announces the December unveiling of the sculpture of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in an amorous embrace by artist Daniel Edwards, just minutes from Brad Pitt's own birthplace in the Oklahoma City Metro area. The sculpture is part of the 4,000 sq. ft., $500,000 house named The Brangelina, by the Los Angeles artist known as Xvala.
VIP Auction Package to Attend the 2009 Emmy Award Show and HBO After-Party to Benefit Starlight Children's Foundation
Thu, 27 Aug 2009, 19:44:16 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Starlight Children's Foundation is currently auctioning off a VIP package for two lucky individuals to walk the red carpet and see popular television celebrities up close at this year's All-Star Emmy® Award Show. Anyone can bid on two tickets to the Emmy Award Show on Sunday, Sept. 20 at the Nokia Theater in the heart of the exciting downtown complex LA Live and know that all of the proceeds will benefit Starlight's seriously ill children and their family members.
Tue, 04 Aug 2009, 12:47:10 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For World Breastfeeding Week, Phantom-Financial announces the unveiling of a life-size park bench sculpture of Angelina Jolie nude with her twin babies by New York artist Daniel Edwards just minutes from Brad Pitt's own birthplace in the Oklahoma City Metro area in September before its Fall exhibition in London. 'Landmark for Breastfeeding,' inspired by last year's cover of W magazine featuring Angelina Jolie suckling her baby.
Fri, 12 Jun 2009, 12:13:06 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Publisher Bob Skilnik, president of Gambrinus Media, announced his candidacy today for the role of United States 'Beer Nutrition Czar.' President Obama might soon be looking for another Czar who can help clarify the innumerable misconceptions about beer's historic role as a beverage of moderation, hopes Skilnik (although he has little faith that the President won't be able to resist saying 'more taxes' and 'beer' in the same sentence).
First time ever Andy Warhol and Steve Kaufman (teacher and his assistant - student) are having a Pop Art Show in Las Vegas July 4th
Thu, 11 Jun 2009, 13:30:05 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Centaur Art Galleries is pleased to present the art work of Andy Warhol, who passed away in 1987, and his former assistant, Steve Kaufman. The exhibition of the 'Master' and his 'student,' reunited at last and exhibited together, is Centaur Art Galleries' most ambitious undertaking in more than 20 years.
Thu, 04 Jun 2009, 14:42:33 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From July 6-14th the town of Pamplona, Spain becomes a daredevil's paradise, when people gather for Sanfermines. Many may not know it by that name, but they are sure to know about its main attraction: the Running of the Bulls (encierro). New Orleans now hosts its own homage to this event from July 10-12th, called the San Fermin in Nueva Orleans festival (SFNO), brought to you by Nola Bulls, LLC.
Thu, 16 Apr 2009, 06:29:49 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just a few minutes drive from Brad Pitt's hometown, a new home currently under construction is using the inspiration of Brad Pitt and his love interest Angelina Jolie to help create its 'inner curb appeal' in order to be competitive in the tough housing market. Named 'The Brangelina,' the house capitalizes on the image of Pitt and Jolie with the use of proverbs, tattoos and quotes reflecting their beliefs. The $500,000 home, by the artist known as Xvala, is expected to go on sale this summer, announced Buddy Haydel.
Fri, 27 Mar 2009, 11:44:29 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New products from Museum of Robots introduced at the International Home + Housewares Show 2009 have been selected as 'Cool Products for the Home' by BusinessWeek. Recognized as among the most innovative product introductions are the Recycled PET Felt Collection and Flying Saucer Bowl Set.
Thu, 26 Feb 2009, 11:12:23 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
SYDNEY, Australia, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The company Greedystockbroker.com has launched its new pet chew toy 'The Greedy Stockbroker' which has a very similar look to Gordon Gekko and Bernie Madoff. The Greedy Stock Broker, which sells for $17.95, is the latest pet product introduced by Anthony Russell, who is a self-described junkie of news about politics and current events.
Wed, 15 Oct 2008, 18:22:25 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Possibly foreshadowing next month's presidential election results is the overwhelming show of support for the decision to keep a portrait bust of Michelle Obama on display at Manhattan's Leo Kesting Gallery. Viewers walking into the west village gallery earlier this month were polled about whether to keep Michelle Obama's likeness on display until the election.
Fri, 10 Oct 2008, 16:43:41 EST — Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NORMAN, Okla., Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Artist, Xvala, is introducing two new art series at MAINSITE Contemporary Art. The opening is scheduled for Friday, October 10 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 122 East Main Street in Norman. The works will be exhibited through November 29. The artist, Xvala, says he, wants to 'look like Jeff Koons, feel like Damien Hirst, and be a prince like Richard Prince.'
Wed, 17 Sep 2008, 11:23:41 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- First Lady hopeful Michelle Obama receives an 'Inaugural Ball' makeover for providing a makeover to the face of the U.S. The sexy, bare-shouldered style-enhancement highlights Obama's ethnicity to create a new fashion template for the 21st Century First Lady, and is the latest installment of sculptor Daniel Edwards' 'Inspire America' series, courtesy of Manhattan's Leo Kesting Gallery.
Mon, 11 Aug 2008, 20:33:59 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Museum of Robots in Second Life debuts its line of real world housewares at the New York International Gift Fair. The line features plates and tableware with a robot motif and will be available for wholesale purchase. Virtual versions of the product will be available at the Museum's gift store in Second Life. (VIDEO - VNR)
Mon, 07 Jul 2008, 16:07:00 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Museum of Robots in Second Life will announce the winners of its first annual 'Build-a-Robot' Competition at an event on July 19, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. PDT. A Linden dollars prize will be awarded to 10 winners and all entrants receive a merchandise prize. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and by popular choice. Entry Classes include Standalone display, Wearable, and Homage to Classic Robots. (VIDEO - VNR)
Wed, 28 May 2008, 14:32:11 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Museum of Robots in Second Life announces the 'Build-a-Robot' Competition, and invites all Second Life residents to participate. According to the organizers, 'Our goal is to explore what a robot is, how it can be expressed within the parameters of Second Life, and to encourage creativity and originality. Our definition of robot is unlimited: any creation that the designer thinks can be called a robot is acceptable.'
Thousands of Visitors to Mingle with Hollywood Celebrities and Learn About the Paranormal in Florida
Fri, 16 May 2008, 10:22:20 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
CLEARWATER, Fla., May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Superstars and ghosts will converge upon the city of Clearwater, FL on July 19-20, 2008, as celebrities from film and television, join paranormal enthusiasts for a weekend of fun and education. The first annual TAPSCON is being held at the Belleview Biltmore Resort Hotel and Spa in Clearwater and will be an annual event unlike Central Florida has ever seen.
Oprah Winfrey Depicted with Late Dogs in Puppies' Memorial - New York Gallery Appeals to Pet Lovers with Exhibit
Wed, 14 May 2008, 11:49:21 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An exhibit dedicated to the memory of Oprah Winfrey's late dogs opens in Manhattan's West Village, helping to promote pet safety awareness. A life-size monument depicts puppy versions of Oprah's Cocker Spaniel Sophie and Golden Labrador Gracie atop the head of the talk show icon by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards. The Puppies' Memorial will be exhibited at Leo Kesting Gallery on May 22nd.
Wed, 30 Apr 2008, 15:37:02 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Barry Williams aka Greg Brady from the Brady bunch will be doing an autograph signing at 'Field of Dreams' at Pier 39 in San Francisco. So come meet Barry 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Field of Dreams. 'The store is located at the end of Pier 39, with the sea lions behind us, and the carousel in front of us,' said John Waterman, manager of the store.
Chicago to Host 'Oprah Sarcophagus' from the Artist Who Created Nude Britney Spears on Bear Skin Rug
Wed, 23 Apr 2008, 08:08:03 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
CHICAGO, Ill., April 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A gilded coffin lid bearing Oprah's full-figured likeness by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards, designed to reach out to the recently retired baby boomers for whom healthcare reform will come too late, lands in Chicago this week. Edwards is offering his latest creation of the television icon to break the ice with baby boomers to encourage them to prepare for their own funerals. The Oprah Sarcophagus, courtesy of NYC's Leo Kesting Gallery, will be unveiled April 24th.
Oprah Sarcophagus Reaches Out to Unprepared Retirees - Health Care Reform Will Come Too Late for Some Baby Boomers
Thu, 17 Apr 2008, 09:00:48 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With her endorsement of presidential candidate Barack Obama, Oprah is making known her views on the need for healthcare reform. But controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards is urging talk show host Oprah Winfrey to do more by taking the time on her show to reach out to the recently retired baby boomers for whom healthcare reform will come too late.
Wed, 26 Mar 2008, 14:05:28 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
PRICE, Utah, March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This year, Santa can't wait for Christmas. A small, but dedicated group of rock art preservationists in Utah - the Nine Mile Canyon Coalition, and their allies - are fighting to preserve what may be the original Santa Claus.
Fri, 14 Mar 2008, 12:24:57 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edward A. Lyon, founder of TaxTuneup.com Inc., announces release of his 2008 Celebrity Deductions list. Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes called taxes 'the price we pay for civilization.' But he never said we have to pay retail! As April 15 approaches, let's take a look at what some of our favorite bold-face names might deduct this year.
Tue, 04 Mar 2008, 10:11:07 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American Idol's season six brought Antonella Barba into public view. Despite leading in Internet polling and search engines, Antonella was eliminated (sounds like a fate known by certain politicians). Now Antonella is back in the spotlight but not for glamour or show biz. The senior at Catholic University is reaching out to the new generation of voters by singing the National Anthem, promoting talking avatars, and addressing first time voters on their essential participation for a better democracy.
Fri, 08 Feb 2008, 15:28:05 EST — Edited by Liisa Sullivan
NORMAN, Okla. - Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Last year, images of Britney Spears' shaved head were splayed all over the media. And, in celebration of Spears, Mainsite Contemporary Art in Norman is exhibiting an appropriated image for public viewing through March 28. Los Angeles artist, known as XVALA, set out to define Spears' spiritual, emotional and economical value.
Thu, 31 Jan 2008, 10:35:00 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
DUXBURY, Mass. - Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One informs the other; the other informs the one. 'As an abstract painter, I am very influenced by my life's work as a graphic designer. Alternatively, my approach to painting impacts my design work in a way that makes it richer and more interesting,' explains artist Robert Cipriani, whose abstract painting, Red 2, received an honorable mention award at the Cambridge Art Association's 'Red' show in November 2007.
Thu, 24 Jan 2008, 11:18:07 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jan. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Barbaro, the euthanized champion racehorse, is an emblem for the Right To Die and Death With Dignity movements in a monument to be unveiled in Central Park this April, before the 134th Kentucky Derby. 'The Barbaro Memorial for the Right to Die' by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards is a tribute to the late Triple Crown contender and is dedicated to the institution of euthanasia, announced Manhattan's Leo Kesting Gallery.
Wed, 23 Jan 2008, 12:35:23 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A statue of Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro will be unveiled at the Central Park South location where a carriage horse was tragically killed last year. The unveiling will correspond with the introduction of a proposal titled Barbaro's Law, urging the mandatory disclosure of race-related horse injuries and fatalities. 'The Barbaro Memorial' by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards, courtesy of Manhattan's Leo Kesting Gallery, will be unveiled April 30th, the week of the 134th Kentucky Derby.
Thu, 03 Jan 2008, 16:39:38 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill. - Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SwappWatch.com has partnered with Mary Carey Productions to unveil an exclusive line of SwappWatch(TM). The contract creates the launch of the Mary Carey line of SwappWatch(TM) watches which will be available to the public in January 2008.
Tue, 18 Dec 2007, 15:57:50 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J. - Dec. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New terror attack? Pandemic? Recession? Killer bees? No! Only positive predictions, please. That's the attitude of Richard W. Samson, founder of SuperLife World Service, a web network that made its debut last month. Enough bad news, already, says Samson, we deserve a really good year for a change.
Tue, 18 Dec 2007, 14:01:34 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Dec. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hannah Montana (Miley Cyrus), who was commended for being a role model to young people, heads the list of the 'Ten Best-Mannered People of 2007,' 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.
Tue, 18 Dec 2007, 11:26:29 EST — Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On December 16, at the age of almost 40, Dr. Thienna Ho, a leading skin care author who is conscious of health and fitness on all levels, broke the Guinness Book World Record for the most Sumo squats in one hour. The event was overseen by an official adjudicator from the U.K. at the San Francisco State University Basketball Gymnasium. (VIDEO)
Fri, 30 Nov 2007, 07:51:14 EST — Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Sunday, December 16 at 2:00 p.m., a Guinness World Records (GWR) adjudicator from the United Kingdom will attend a record-breaking attempt by Dr. Thienna Ho. Dr. Thienna is challenging the current record of 4,656 squats in one hour. The event will be held at the San Francisco State University Basketball Gymnasium.
Thu, 15 Nov 2007, 18:41:25 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Metrofunk announced today that their invite-only social network built by trendsetters, Metrofunk.com, has officially launched. Metrofunk.com, a site devoted entirely to the genres of nightlife, fashion, music, and film will provide a centralized place for people to gather information on what is hot and trendy in the genres of their interest.
Wed, 14 Nov 2007, 10:21:27 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This fall artist Damaris Pierce launches her new, national postcard art project just in time to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. The project, entitled 'I Am Thankful,' encourages individuals of all ages and organizations such as craft guilds, public schools and counseling centers to create original postcard artwork expressing gratitude.
Prince Harry 'Dead' in Iraq War Memorial - The 'Brave At Heart' Honored with Royal Tribute in London
Wed, 26 Sep 2007, 18:37:00 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
LONDON, England - Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A war-mutilated Prince Harry is the symbolic fallen hero in a memorial honoring those willing but unable to serve in the occupied Iraq conflict. Harry, the youthful brother to Britain's future king, was poised to be the most celebrated soldier of the Coalition forces, but due to the 'specific threats to kill or kidnap him,' he was kept home. However, Prince Harry will be remembered for his intended tour of duty in a memorial to be unveiled at the Trafalgar Hotel October 11th courtesy of Bridge Art Fair.
Thu, 20 Sep 2007, 03:42:00 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
TORONTO, Ontario - Sept. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you're the photographer and trying to get in the picture with your favorite celebrity, what do you do? Celebrity-seeker Selena Tee has pages on FaceBook filled with her and star photos from last week's Toronto Film Festival. 'I've been disappointed by bad photos that often can't be retaken. I have a picture of me and George Clooney's jaw!' says Tee. However, she was recently introduced to Quik Pod(TM), the world's first handheld extendable tripod, developed by Fromm Works, Inc.
Wed, 25 Jul 2007, 20:11:00 EST — Edited by Chris Simmons
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - July 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A piece of floss once used by Paris Hilton, smudged with pink lipstick and found in the trash outside Paris Hilton's Hollywood home, sold Tuesday for an impressive $1,000 US to online Casino, GoldenPalace.com. The sellers of the floss, HollywoodStarTrash.com, made headlines worldwide and created an online frenzy with a video on YouTube, showing the process of how they acquired Paris Hilton's trash.
'Paris Hilton Autopsy' Educates New York City Teens - Interactive Drunk Driving PSA Promotes Safe Prom
Thu, 26 Apr 2007, 23:09:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Apr. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paris Hilton's naked 'corpse' could provide an invaluable service to students preparing for prom this season. An interactive Public Service Announcement featuring the graphic display of a tiara-wearing, autopsied Paris Hilton with removable innards is designed to warn teenagers of the hazards of underage drinking. The display also features Tinkerbell, Hilton's forlorn pet Chihuahua with matching tiara, and debuts in the trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn neighborhood where prom-goers frequently dine, courtesy of Capla Kesting Fine Art.
Tue, 02 Jan 2007, 22:38:00 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Who better to ask than You, Time Magazine's Person of the Year? AmIAnnoying.com, the site that gives a voice to thousands of visitors daily, and millions per year, has released its sixth annual list of the Most and Least Annoying Celebrities of 2006. Throughout the year, visitors browsed and voted on over 19,500 famous celebrities and groups, sharing their opinions on who they found annoying and not annoying.
Wed, 20 Dec 2006, 18:53:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Dec. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taylor Hicks, American Idol winner who was commended for being a role model to young people, heads the list of the 'Ten Best-Mannered People of 2006,' 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.
Tue, 12 Dec 2006, 18:03:00 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
CHICAGO, Ill. - Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's December and this time of year prognosticators appear everywhere feasting on the public's fascination about the future. However, 'psychic' and corporate mind power speaker SIDNEY FRIEDMAN (has established his credibility with a publicly accountable track record of 71% accuracy over the last nine years.
Wed, 11 Oct 2006, 01:29:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Oct. 11, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WelfareGame.com announced today that it has re-released the controversial board game, 'Public Assistance: Why Bother Working for a Living?' in both an economy version and a deluxe version. The game pits players on the Able-bodied Welfare Recipient's Promenade against those in the Working Person's Rut. Those on the Welfare Promenade begin with $1,000 and get $300 more for each out-of-wedlock child.
Mon, 25 Sep 2006, 21:30:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
CLIFTON, N.J. - Sept. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Internet casino GoldenPalace.com expanded their collection of weird and wacky pop-culture items this weekend when they bought the first 'T.M.X.' Elmo doll off the production line for $4200.
Wed, 13 Sep 2006, 18:48:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Sept. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GoldenPalace.com made room in their ever-increasing collection of pop-culture oddities by purchasing an item that brings new meaning to the term 'celebrity crap'. The online casino bought Suri Cruise's Bronzed Baby Poop for $10,000, which will be going to the Kristin Brooks Hope Center.
Fri, 01 Sep 2006, 17:43:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
SEATTLE, Wash. - Sept. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GoldenPalace.com has become famous over the past few years for their outlandish eBay purchases, but this latest auction really bites. The Internet casino added to their Britney Spears collection by purchasing a vacuum-sealed half-eaten egg-salad sandwich and corndog which allegedly belonged to the pop-star and her husband Kevin Federline.
Alleged Suri Cruise's Baby Poop Bronzed for Charity - Healthy 'Evidence' of Tom and Katie's Baby Goes on eBay
Mon, 28 Aug 2006, 18:05:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Aug. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bronzed baby shoes are out, and bronzed baby poop is in, for Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes as they celebrate baby's 'first poop.' The commemoration of baby Suri Cruise's first poop strives to be the evidence of her existence for a public yet to see photos of the superstar couple's four month old infant. The sclupture, 'Suri Cruise commissioned bronzed baby poop' goes on display August 30th at Capla Kesting Fine Art in Brooklyn's Williamsburg gallery district and will be offered on eBay with the proceeds to benefit the March of Dimes.
Mon, 21 Aug 2006, 01:29:00 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
HOLLYWOOD, CA - Aug. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Is art imitating life or what? Craig X who sells pot on Showtime's hit show 'Weeds' is opening a pro-pot Temple on Hollywood Blvd this week. In the first season he plays himself as the owner of the 'Bodhi Sativa Care Givers Club.' In season two, this week's episode (August 21-25), 'Cooking with Jesus' he appears as the owner of cannabis club called the 'Mohasky Cup.'
Fri, 30 Jun 2006, 16:00:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MyNuMo LLC in partnership with renowned voice talent actress Martha Kahn, announced today that it will be offering comic ringtones based on the rich tradition of Jewish and Yiddish humor and comedians.
Mon, 12 Jun 2006, 20:54:00 EST — Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
LAS VEGAS, NV - June 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Only in Sin City could such gluttony be celebrated as it was this weekend, when the International Federation of Competitive Eating was in town, along with online casino GoldenPalace.com for the World Grilled Cheese Eating Championship. The event was part of the Arena Football League ArenaBowl XX Weekend.
Wed, 07 Jun 2006, 21:32:00 EST — Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
VISTA, CA - June 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Usually the wedding invitations go out before the pregnancy test, but online casino GoldenPalace.com has never been the type to play by the rules. The cyber gaming company has purchased an invitation and candle from Britney Spears and Kevin Federline's very secretive wedding for $2,150.
Mon, 05 Jun 2006, 21:40:00 EST — Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
SOLANO COUNTY, CA - June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Spending $10,000 to win an eBay auction for an x-ray of a duck with an alien in its stomach may seem strange to most people, but for online casino GoldenPalace.com it's just another day at the office.
Fri, 26 May 2006, 17:05:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - May 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Popular online casino and eBay shopaholic GoldenPalace.com has added another winner to their portfolio today by acquiring Warren Buffett's signed DQ Ukulele for $11,211. The instrument was specially made for Buffett by Dairy Queen, a longtime economic and gastronomic favorite of the billionaire investor. The instrument has been personally played, and signed by Buffett who is widely regarded as the most successful value investor of all time.
Tue, 25 Apr 2006, 21:31:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Apr. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Do you know of a haunted house or a strange location that people would cross over to the other side of the street to avoid after dark? Somewhere most wouldn't go to in a group, even in the daytime? Would you go alone and what about at midnight? There is one man that would: the chief paranormal investigator and founder of Chasingmidnight.com - one of the Web's leading sites devoted to the mysterious and unexplained.
Thu, 20 Apr 2006, 22:15:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
AUSTIN, TX - Apr. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Munrab Entertainment plans to hold the world's first 'Canine Concert' on May 9th, from noon to 1 pm, at Wooldridge Square (900 Guadalupe) in Austin, Texas, an event where live music is played at a sound level only dogs can hear.
Mon, 20 Mar 2006, 18:29:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
SOUTH RUSSELL, OH - Mar. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Buying a ceramic bowl for $7,099 sounds crazy, unless you're GoldenPalace.com, the online casino that has spent the last few years making a name for themselves by buying eccentric and unusual items on eBay.
Internet Casino Buys Head of Grateful Dead's Head - GoldenPalace.com Buys Four of Jerry Garcia's Toilets
Fri, 03 Mar 2006, 15:21:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
BELVEDERE-TIBURON, CA - Mar. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Internet casino GoldenPalace.com has touched a nation of hippies and Deadheads, as well as a worthy charity, with their latest eBay purchase of four toilets formerly owned by the legendary Jerry Garcia.
Fri, 03 Mar 2006, 14:53:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Mar. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GoldenPalace.com, the Internet casino that has become synonymous with outrageous and unusual advertising campaigns, has leased Morris Stoloff's 1960 Academy Award for scoring of the musical picture 'Song Without End' for 999 years. The privilege of harboring the Oscar cost the gaming site $30,000.
Thu, 19 Jan 2006, 17:45:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA - Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Riding the major media wave resulting from the purchase of William Shatner's kidney stone, internet casino and marketing innovator GoldenPalace.com followed up with another outrageous purchase, the alleged sonogram picture belonging to the world's most popular fetus; Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's 5-month-old unborn baby.
Wed, 18 Jan 2006, 12:05:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Captain's log. Star date: 011806. William Shatner. Has gone. Where no man has gone before. And sold a part of himself. To online casino. GoldenPalace.com. For $25,000. To benefit. Habitat for Humanity. (Video and Photos available.)
Tom Cruise, Michael Jackson, Paris Hilton Top 2005 Most Annoying List; Gene Hackman, Pope John Paul II, Christopher Walken Not Annoying!
Thu, 29 Dec 2005, 13:30:00 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, NY - Dec. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AmIAnnoying.com announced the results of their fifth annual Most and Least Annoying poll, tallying over 10 million votes cast by millions of visitors throughout the world. Visitors were given the opportunity to vote on over 16,500 different public figures, sharing their opinions on who they found annoying and not annoying. The addictive and interactive features on the site have continued to gain popularity, registering a staggering 750 million hits.
Wed, 30 Nov 2005, 16:25:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 30, 2005 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After presumed discarded for several decades, Rudolph and Santa, the original puppet characters from the classic 1964 television special, 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,' have been discovered and will be revealed to the public this weekend in Pittsburgh, announced Time and Space Toys today. The stop motion puppets, stars of the longest running holiday special in television history, brought instant fame to production team Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass and became icons of American pop culture.
Mon, 14 Nov 2005, 10:33:00 EST — Edited by Beverly West
AUSTIN, TX - Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Political Parody LLC, a socially aware novelty company dedicated to bringing about social change through political humor, today announced the launch of The Bushy Cards, a 54-image, casino quality, collector's edition playing card deck, featuring humorous visual commentaries on George W. Bush.
Controversial Decision to Exhibit Ted Williams' 'Death Mask' Defended Amidst Questions of its Origin
Fri, 26 Aug 2005, 12:33:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK, NY - August 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New York's First Street Gallery defends its decision to exhibit Ted Williams' 'death mask,' amid recent controversy surrounding its origin. When Daniel Edwards presented the 'death mask' as an object to display with other Ted Williams items, it was known there would be the potential for controversy, a spokesperson for the gallery said. The decision to exhibit the 'death mask' was carefully made with the intent that the 'death mask' should be presented as a part of a display to memorialize Ted Williams. We are all fans of Ted Williams, and we miss him.
Tue, 16 Aug 2005, 17:23:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
ANNAPOLIS, MD - August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WelfareGame.com announced today that it has re-released the controversial board game, 'Public Assistance: Why Bother Working for a Living?' as a downloadable file. New 'Game-to-Personal-Printer' concept introduced.
Dennis Rodman Crosses Line with Wife - Basketball Legend and Online Casino Team up for Wife-Carrying Contest
Tue, 05 Jul 2005, 17:40:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
SONKAJARVI, Finland - July 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As an NBA legend, notorious party animal, headline-grabbing celebrity, wrestler, poker player, and talk-show host, Dennis Rodman has done it all. Except lend his unique brand of shock value to the 2005 Wife Carrying World Championships. Now 'The Worm' proves there's a first time for everything.
Dennis Rodman Crosses Line with Wife - Basketball Legend and Online Casino Team up for Wife-Carrying Contest
Wed, 01 Jun 2005, 15:57:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
SONKAJARVI, Finland - June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As an NBA legend, notorious party animal, headline-grabbing celebrity, wrestler, poker player, and talk-show host, Dennis Rodman has done it all. Except lend his unique brand of shock value to the 2005 Wife Carrying World Championships that is. Now 'The Worm' proves there's a first time for everything.
Fri, 13 May 2005, 16:09:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES Calif. - May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Live the drama of the Michael Jackson trial in the comfort of your own home without locking up your children. GoldenPalace.com has won the auction for the Keith Olbermann Michael Jackson Puppet Theatre for $15,099.
Thu, 05 May 2005, 14:47:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paradigm Trading Cards (www.paradigmtradingcards.com) today announced their release 'A New Pope,' a special, limited edition trading card set celebrating the life of Pope Benedict XVI. This set follows the highly successful release of a set Pope John Paul II. Each of the 20 trading cards in the set chronicles The New Pope's early years, life in the church and the first few days as Pope.
Wed, 27 Apr 2005, 16:54:00 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
VALLEY CENTER, Calif. - Apr. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Crisp new five 'dolares' bills issued by the United States of Amexica are beginning to circulate in border states. The fake, but very realistic looking money, features the photo portraits of George W. Bush and Mexican President Vicente Fox. Michael Dalton Johnson who operates slick.com, a political satire site, created the faux currency, designed to protest and parody America's porous borders.
Thu, 21 Apr 2005, 17:03:00 EST — Edited by Beverly West
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paradigm Trading Cards today announced their release 'A Pope for the Ages' a special, limited edition trading card set celebrating the life of Pope John Paul II. Each of the 20 trading cards in the set features a highlight in the life of one of the most influential men of the last century.
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