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New Book Provides Professional and Personal Advice for Business-Minded Couples

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new book authored by Lionell Leaf, “Quality Time 101 Basic Journal: LEDGER” (ISBN: 978-1944385958), is the companion book to “Quality Time 101 Basic Journal: Amorous Amour Coupling Innuendos” (ISBN: 978-1944385668) and is designed to inspire couples to try new things: to act on ideas and to work together to develop something great.

New Book ‘School of Errors’ Exposes Unsustainable School Safety Industry Spending Spree

MADISON, Wis., Aug. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “School of Errors – Rethinking School Safety in America” (ISBN: 978-1475837445), authored by David P. Perrodin, Ph.D., and published by Rowman & Littlefield, is being touted as “the most honest book ever written about the $3 billion school safety industrial complex.” (VIDEO)

First-ever Southeast Arizona New Vintners Harvest Festival Set for September 21 at Kief Joshua Vineyards

ELGIN, Ariz., Aug. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On September 21, 2019, Kief-Joshua Vineyards will be hosting the First Annual Southeast Arizona New Vintners Wine Growers Harvest Festival at their vineyard in Elgin, Arizona (located at 370 Elgin Road, Elgin, AZ 85611). Eight Arizona-based wineries and vineyards will be in attendance, pouring some of the state’s newest wines available, alongside two local bands on stage, gourmet food from local eateries and a variety of retail vendors.

Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD) Debunks Stereotypes About Bipolar Disorder in Her New Book ‘Bipolar is not an STD’

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD), debunks stereotypes about Bipolar disorder in her new book “Bipolar is not an STD” (ISBN: 978-1543975581). Dr. Goodall designed the book around the idea that people can get better much faster, if they know how to recognize what symptoms look like. “People are trying to recognize stereotypes, instead of symptoms, and that doesn’t work.”

Seattle Sensation Arnaldo! Heads Talented Cast in LIFE IS A CABARET on August 10

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Summer is heating up and the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce DC (PACC-DC) is serving up a sizzling show to match with “LIFE IS A CABARET,” headlined by Seattle sensation, uber talented Arnaldo! Drag Chanteuse on August 10, 2019 at the State Theatre in Falls Church, Virginia. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and show starts at 8 p.m.

St. Petersburg Hairstylist Cece Nunez of Salon Sardis to Join the Ted Gibson Artistic Team for New York Fashion Week

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned celebrity hairstylist Ted Gibson and Master Colorist Jason Backe are excited to have stylist Cece Nunez of Salon Sardis join the Ted Gibson Artistic Team in participating in this season’s Spring/Summer 2020 New York Fashion Week!

The Sport of Bubbleball is Born – BBA Bubbleball League is Coming to Southern California

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 5 years ago Bubbleball Inc. introduced the bubbleball to the world. Focus now turns to teaching players how to play the more challenging sport of BBA bubbleball, which combines elements of soccer, rugby, and football into one sport. (VIDEO)

‘Sopranos’ star Jamie-Lynn Sigler to lead a powerful cast at MANHATTANonPATRICK on September 27

FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, announced it has secured “Sopranos” star Jamie-Lynn Sigler to lead a powerful cast in the staged reading of a new play for MANHATTANonPATRICK at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in suburban Washington D.C. on September 27.

RMA Offers Premier Consultations to City Leaders: Authors of ‘Reinventing Your City’ Celebrate National Book Lovers Day

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., July 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMA is offering complimentary 15-minute consultations to city and county leaders who purchase 25 or more copies of the book, “Reinventing Your City: Eight Steps to Turn Your City Around” (ISBN: 978-0986086007). The offer commences on August 9, National Book Lovers Day, and runs until August 31, 2019.

21 Days to a Stronger, Happier Marriage – Try the #BetterTogether Challenge!

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Let’s be honest: What can you really do in 21 days? Well, here’s what you probably can’t do: Lose 10 lbs., learn a new language — even organizing the garage might take longer than that. But thanks to Ryan & Blair Critch, all it takes is 21 days to strengthen your Marriage. And the best part? It’s fun, easy, effective – and free!

Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD) Releases Her Ground-Breaking Self-Help Book, ‘Bipolar is Not an STD’

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Lauren Goodall (PsyD), releases her ground-breaking self-help book, “Bipolar is not an STD” (ISBN: 978-1543975581), Dr. Goodall designed the book around getting people better faster. She wanted a book that could be finished over the course of a weekend; not something that would take a long period of time to plow through.

‘GENERATION Z’ Takes on Mental Health in New Web Series

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Generation Z” focuses on mental health issues that young adults are currently battling. Created by and about Gen Z the series follows 5 teenagers in a therapy support group; these 5 diverse characters deal with different mental health issues and individual struggles. The show is executive produced by health brand HealthGenYZ.

16-Year-Old Singer Signs Major Record Deal with FameUS / UniversalCMG World Entertainment 1954

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FameUS, an imprint of UniversalCMG World Entertainment 1954, today announced the signing of Keytona, a 16-year-old singer, songwriter, actress, and model from the South to a recording contract. Keytona has been pursuing her dream to be a national recording artist since she was 8 years old. Now she has the opportunity to live out her dream.

Running of The Bulls Rescheduled Due to Hurricane Barry – 13th Rendition of San Fermin in Nueva Orleans Moves to Aug. 23-25

NEW ORLEANS, La., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nola Bulls, LLC and its revelers GET LUCKY for the 13th edition of New Orleans’ favorite summer bash known as San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) presented by The Advocate, a.k.a. The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. A legendary local band reunites for a rare return to ROCK.

North Texas Premiere of Cancer Documentary Series July 20 at 4:30 p.m. on WFAA Ch. 8/ABC

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders will debut its documentary series, “Journey of Hope,” Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. on WFAA – TV Channel 8 to showcase the inspiring stories of North Texans and their battles against cancer.

Latina Actress and Activist Yubo Fernandez Exposes Mental Health and Defeats Hidden Abuse in The Industry, Off Broadway This Summer

MANHATTAN, N.Y., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yubo Fernandez was a sponsored child from the Dominican Republic by a U.S. school; now she’s an awarded actress, producer, director, activist and entrepreneur, presenting her third play in Off Broadway NYC. “Late for Martinis” is part of the Summer Play Celebration at the Manhattan Repertory Theater this July 18, 20 and 21, 2019 in Manhattan.

GALLOSPOLE, a Music Peddler of Conspiracy Theories, Announces the Release of the Political Allegory, TARAC WIPPP

DREXEL HILL, Pa., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gallospole will release the political allegory, TARAC WIPPP, which stands for The American Right for Adequate Chair Width In Public & Private Places, on July 15, 2019. In a series of videos, animations and soundtracks, TARAC WIPPP, a fictitious lobbying organization led by Gallospole, peddles the conspiracy theory that the weaponization of chairs, perpetrated by known and unknown entities, discriminates against obese Americans.

Hudson Valley Wine Magazine Launches Mobile-Friendly Website As ‘Go-To’ Source for Consumers, Visitors, Media, and the Trade

COXSACKIE, N.Y., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for the summer season, Hudson Valley Wine Magazine is launching a fully redesigned, mobile-friendly website that is tailor-made not only for consumers and visitors who want the most out of their wine and craft beverage experience in the Hudson Valley, but also researchers, media, and members of the trade who want to learn more about the region’s industry from an historical and agricultural perspective.

Ubisoft’s Future Games of London deploys iTrinegy’s NE-ONE to improve online player experience testing

LONDON, U.K., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iTrinegy, leading providers of Software Defined Virtual Test Networks, are pleased to announce that Ubisoft Studio – Future Games of London, the developer and publisher of the highly popular Hungry Shark mobile games, has become the latest studio to deploy iTrinegy’s NE-ONE Network Emulator to enhance their games performance testing capability.

Joe Iadanza’s third album ‘Common Man’ brings beloved 1970s singer-songwriter aesthetic into the 21st century

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., July 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a 6-year hiatus, Long Island-based singer/songwriter Joe Iadanza announced his return with the release of a 1970’s inspired folk-rock love letter titled, “Common Man.” Joe Iadanza is hitting the road this summer to support “Common Man,” including two full-band album-release shows.

Legendary Black Arts Movement Author Horace Mungin Celebrates 50 Year Career Anniversary with Re-Release of 10 Literary Works

RIDGEVILLE, S.C., July 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It was 1968 when literary giant Horace Mungin penned his first published work, “Dope Hustler’s Jazz,” part one of a two volume set of anti-drug poetry. “Dope Hustler’s Jazz” was the beginning of a writing career that started in the Black Arts Movement. Horace Mungin Books is celebrating 50 years of intellectual success with the re-release of ten books.

New Weight Loss Blog Provides Intermittent Dry Fasting Advice

SCRANTON, Pa., June 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Health enthusiast Jeff Mirro has announced a new blog – JeffMirro.com – that gives free advice on intermittent dry fasting to lose weight and cure health problems. It draws from the collected experience and knowledge of many of the most influential online experts and motivates people to lose weight, heal, and rejuvenate.

New Visual Survey Shows Over 27 percent Occupied with Devices

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More than a quarter of people in America’s public places are somehow occupied with digital devices. That’s according to a new visual survey by The Technoskeptic. The magazine examined behavior at various urban crossroads across the country, categorizing different modes of digital distraction. The results make up the cover story of their summer issue, available nationally beginning June 24.

Running of The Bulls Gets Lucky for 13th Edition – San Fermin in Nueva Orleans runs July 12-14 2019

NEW ORLEANS, La., June 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nola Bulls, LLC and its revelers GET LUCKY for the 13th edition of New Orleans’ favorite summer bash known as San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) presented by The Advocate, aka The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. A legendary local band reunites for a rare return to ROCK.

Aaron Ozee Sends Bestselling Children’s Book ‘Regulus’ Into Space

CHICAGO, Ill., June 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Space is an uncharted frontier equipped with mysteries beyond our understanding of what is or will ever be possible. Aaron Ozee, bestselling author of notable children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 9781387010790), has partnered with Orbit Pics to launch a printed copy of his book into space. (VIDEO)

MMA Organization Tuff-N-Uff gives back to the Las Vegas community by offering a FREE MMA event

LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the average prices of event tickets to popular mixed martial arts events often topping hundreds of dollars, seeing such an event live is out of reach for many of the sport’s most ardent fans. Tuff-N-Uff, the nation’s largest and longest running amateur MMA organization, has decided to help do something about that by offering a packed roster of fights at a FREE event that will be held June 29, 2019 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

DIONNE WARWICK and QUEEN LATIFAH Celebrate New Jersey Community Choir

NEWARK, N.J., June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ask world-renowned choir director Reverend Stefanie Minatee what the core revelation of her New Jersey community choir Jubilation’s 20th Anniversary Celebration is, and she will tell you in a single word: GOD. Through the guarantee of life’s trials and tribulations, it’s nothing but GOD that gets you to the finish line of Jubilation.

‘Love Jones the Musical’ Playwright Timothy Allen Smith takes on ‘Choice,’ with new stage drama

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Twenty/20 Productions announces Timothy Allen Smith, the wordsmith behind 2016’s record breaking, “Love Jones The Musical,” is premiering a new stage play at The Beverly Hills Playhouse in September 2019.

EyeBuyDirect Announces Collaboration with Queer Eye’s Tan France – Fans Will ‘Style the Stylist’ for Chance to Win $500 in Fabulous Eyewear

AUSTIN, Texas, June 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global eyewear retailer EyeBuyDirect is teaming up with Tan France in a campaign to let his followers style him. Fans will get to turn the tables on the style guru when they vote on which glasses look best on him. France, who is best known for his role on the Emmy-award-winning series “Queer Eye,” has of late found even more followers with the release of his book “Naturally Tan.”

Historical Author Sufia Giza Uncovers Her Ancient Moundbuilders Ancestry with New Book Release and Summer Tour

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For historical film documentarian and author Sufia Giza, genetic testing took her down a rabbit hole of research that has spanned 30 years, uncovering intriguing evidence that deeply impacts the narrative of this nation as a whole. Her new book is HeTePu Publications’ “Moundbuilders of Ancient America: A Legacy Reclaimed,” self-published in conjunction with the notable Black Classic Press.

Rapping Math Professor Chad Rico Sets Summer School Lessons with 12 Weekly Hip Hop Releases

RICHMOND, Calif., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It may be summer break but for college math professor and hip hop artist Chad Rico school is back in session! Chad plans to drop lesson plans all season long with his “12 Weeks of Summer” EP project on Gold & Gems Records by releasing a new single every week.

American Gem Society (AGS) Accepting RFPs for Breakout Speakers at Conclave 2020

LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Gem Society (AGS) is now accepting Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to present at the annual Conclave in Denver, Colorado, April 27-29, 2020. The AGS is a professional organization awarding credentials for its members, who are held to the highest ethical and professional standards.

Asia America Symphony and Guild Honors: Roland Corporation, Helen Ota and Gail Gerding Mellert on June 16, 2019

ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, Calif., June 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Asia America Symphony Association (AASA) and Guild will hold their annual Bravo Awards gala recognizing the Roland Corporation, Helen Ota and Gail Gerding Mellert for their contributions to AASA and the community. Master of Ceremonies is David Ono, KABC 7 News Anchor.

Actress, Model, and Recovery Specialist Dona Speir Releases Revealing Autobiography

LOS GATOS, Calif., June 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Model, actress, and recovery coach Dona Speir announces the publication of her autobiographical memoir, “Naked Truth: The Fall and Rise of Dona Speir” (ISBN: 978-1939282422). Co-written with well-known author/journalist Chris Epting, this memoir reveals the hard truths, personal struggles, and eventual triumph over abuse, sexual exploitation, and addiction that have shaped Speir’s life.

MELANIA: The Cyberwoman – The First Sketch Show Inspired by the First Lady Comes to The Pit Striker in NY

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dominican born actress Liz Thomas, is the first woman to write and star in a Sketch Show inspired by the First Lady Melania Trump. The Show is called “Melania: The Cyberwoman.” Directed by Kim Parker. Other cast members are Seneca Lawrence and Zack Gafin.

Solstice Events Launches Hyper-Local Beer and Music Festival with Beer, Music and Food native to South Shore, MA

HULL, Mass., June 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solstice Events LLC announces the first annual South Shore Solstice Fest taking place on June 22, 2019 at 4 p.m. at Paragon Boardwalk in Hull, MA. Event goers will enjoy hyper-local craft beer tastings, live music from top bands and delicious food offerings all local to the South Shore. Hull will be kicking off the summer in style with the best the South Shore has to offer!

Chester Charter Scholars Academy, FKA The Chester Charter School for the Arts, will graduate its first-ever senior class

CHESTER, Pa., June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chester Charter Scholars Academy (CCSA) to Graduate 100% of First-Ever Senior Class, June 10, 2019, 1 p.m., Lang Performing Arts Center, Swarthmore College (by invitation only).

800Casting Introduces a Quick and Easy Fix to All Casting Problems – Cast Assist

MIAMI, Fla., June 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 800Casting Company is always vigilant about finding ways to serve and has secured its place in the entertainment industry as the number one innovator of casting software. Today, the company is introducing a completely FREE new service called Cast Assist which helps all casting directors and filmmakers simplify and enhance their work process.

Young Adult Novel Author Introduces New Multicultural Superheroes

STOCKTON, Calif., May 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From an early age, Franklin Towngate fantasized about writing a book that mirrored the TV shows and cartoons of his youth. He took a creative writing class in high school and was inspired to write several manuscripts, one of which was recently published – “The Harlem Knight” (ISBN: 978-0464693796).

SoHo Gallery Cafe Seeks to Create Inclusive, Welcoming Community for NYC, International Artists

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new art-inspired cafe is taking residence in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood. By Name, a multi-purpose space located at 324 Bowery, is opening on June 5, 2019 with the goal of creating a contemporary art space for the community of local and international emerging artists contributing to the vibrancy of New York and beyond.