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EveryLibrary’s One Book, One Congress Campaign Raises Awareness of Role of Libraries

RIVERSIDE, Ill., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What if every member of Congress read the same book? And what if that book was about libraries? That’s the question that EveryLibrary posed as the basis for their recently launched One Book, One Congress campaign. Every $20 raised by the One Book, One Congress campaign will be used to send a copy of the book “Inspiring Library Stories” to a member of Congress.

Finesse Gods Clothing Company: New Streetwear Brand Launches Black Friday

DETROIT, Mich., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The entrepreneurs behind a new clothing company wanted to go big at the end of a landmark year by launching their new streetwear brand on one of the world’s biggest shopping days. Finesse Gods Clothing Company will introduce their new line of Finesse Empowerment Collection edgy and bundled winter gear designs on Black Friday, which falls on Friday, November 27 this year.

Phoenix-Area Radio Host Writes Holiday Children’s Books for Charity

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local morning radio host Rich Berra of 104.7 KISS FM’s Johnjay and Rich Show has authored two holiday children’s books with proceeds going to charity. Also heard on 93.7 KRQ FM in Tucson and in markets across the country through iHeart Media, the Johnjay and Rich Show is known for its annual Christmas Wish program, which grants holiday wishes to children and families in need.

The World Salsa Championship Reinvents Itself with Its First Virtual Edition And $2,020 In Cash Prizes

SAN JUAN, P.R., Nov. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In early 2020 the World Dance Group was preparing a new chapter of the World Salsa Championship in San Juan, Puerto Rico; one of the world’s special houses of salsa, and a historic city of humanity, rich in music and history. After celebrating previous editions in high-profile venues like Las Vegas, Disney, Miami and Atlanta, the company selected the new Distrito T-Mobile, a new entertainment complex soon to open in San Juan, as the venue for the 6th World Salsa Championships.

#2020EyesColorado Youth Art Contest Winners Announced

DENVER, Colo., Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2020 Eyes Colorado and the Colorado Optometric Association (COA) announce the winners of the #2020EyesColorado First Annual Youth Art Contest. Students grades 1-12 were invited to submit 2D artwork while reflecting on the value of their eyesight through the theme, A Beautiful Sight. The goal of the competition was to engage Colorado students in understanding the value of their eyes and their own eye health.

Nationally Known Dietitian, Nutrition Consultant and Author Offers Readers A Path to Reversing Chronic Inflammation

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jan Tilley, a nationally recognized dietitian specializing in chronic disease management, has just released a third book dedicated to helping those suffering with chronic inflammation. Entitled “Eat Well to Be Well: Living Your Best Life Through the Power of Anti-Inflammatory Food” (ISBN: 978-1626342668), the book summarizes the health risks so many face due to the fact the American diet has become completely unbalanced.

South Florida Entertainers Launch Live Santa Calls: Offering Personalized Virtual Visits with Santa Claus

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Acclaimed entertainers Michael Walters and Joe Zimmer have announced the launch of Live Santa Calls at LiveSantaCalls.com. This virtual video visit with Santa allows family members to personalize their child’s holiday experience and add festive options including a cameo from Mrs. Claus, a story-time segment and even a video Christmas Card.

Tennessee Pediatrician Releases Q and A Format Book for New Parents

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Nov. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “The Big Book of ‘Why’ for Parents” (ISBN: 978-1510758162) authored by Clifford Dale James, III, MD, a board-certified Tennessee pediatrician, and published by Skyhorse Publishing, is an ideal resource for any new parent. It’s filled with 75 tips and tricks to help new parents feel confident that they’re doing the right thing.

CortoCircuito Virtual Cinema Presents Short Films from Spain, Latin America, The Colombian Pacific and Latinos from the US Under the Theme of Empathy – In the Place of The Other

NEW YORK, N.Y. and CALI, Columbia, Nov. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 17th edition of CortoCircuito New York and the 6th edition of Cali open their virtual screening room CortoCircuito: Home Edition November 10-13, 2020, presenting award-winning short films from international festivals and continuing its mission of promoting emerging talent from the regions it represents.

Controversial Video on Racism in the U.S. Causes Stir – Amelia Ray and ‘Hamilton’ Drummer Jake Wood Discuss the Making of ‘Hambone Says’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT, Amelia Ray, Jake Wood and Bay Area cinematographer Peggy Peralta will host a Zoom discussion on the making of “Hambone Says,” the video that uses contemporary past aesthetic to explore racism, rage and role reversal in the United States.

Successful Dallas Author and Businesswoman releases the third book in her Advantage Series, designed to help entrepreneurial companies grow exponentially

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many employees believe they aren’t being paid to think. In “The Thinking Advantage,” author Jill Young shares the dynamic algorithm for creating and building a strong company. When everyone at the company is really thinking, miraculous changes can happen!

Art of Caffeination Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Clever Coffee Playing Cards

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Something new and exciting is brewing at Art of Caffeination, a new design business that focuses on products that are all things coffee. Its first product launch – a quick-reference deck of coffee playing cards – is designed for coffee lovers, enthusiasts and gamesters alike to not just have fun, but learn something too.

Happy Halloween L.A.: Trick or Treating 2020 Style

PICO RIVERA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Did you think that Halloween festivities were out of the question this year due to the pandemic? Families can gather for Happy Halloween L.A., the largest, most immersive, drive-through event in Southern California. Along with the generous sponsorship of Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers and Vans Shoes, among others, it is the first joint venture of Life Changing Charities, a 502(c)(3) non-profit organization, and PartyWorks Interactive.

Fabricare Launches an Extreme Marketing Campaign For New Service

NORWALK, Conn., Oct. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re looking to disrupt an industry, you develop a radical marketing campaign that captures the attention of your target audience. LaundryCare by Fabricare is a new service that seeks to do just that.

‘Lest We Forget’ Art Show Looks Back at Four Years of the Trump Administration

PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix, Arizona artist Bob Diercksmeier announced today that his art exhibition “Lest We Forget” will remain online through November 3, 2020. The show features 13 works created in 2020, all relating to events before and during the Trump Presidential administration since 2016.

The McGrath Project announces a new record and world tour!

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The McGrath Project, a Texas-based indie rock band on 4818 Records, is ready to hit the road in 2021. Along with dates set at the First Friday Festival in Las Vegas and The Viper Room in Los Angeles, the McGrath Project is particularly excited to announce some international highlights. In late June the band will be playing the Rock Bulava Festival in Kiev, Ukraine and famous Dobro Festival in Moscow along with a series of engagements throughout the Ukraine and Russia.

Aaron Ozee Launches Regulus Masks Protecting Families During COVID-19 Pandemic

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aaron Ozee, celebrity author of the bestselling children’s book, “Regulus” (ISBN: 978-1387010790), and esteemed director of the “Regulus” movie, has partnered with Vistaprint to launch a collection of masks which feature his infamous rat king character to protect families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Fine Art Photography Coffee Table Book Features Lafreniere Park

NEW ORLEANS, La., Oct. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The summer of 2020 will have varied meanings for people around the world. For Eugene L. Brill, a nature photojournalist and nonfiction author, it meant inspirational walks around New Orleans’ Lafreniere Park. In his newly-released coffee table book, “Summer of 2020: Walks at Lafreniere Park,” Brill shares the history and photography of this natural oasis which includes a staggering number of bird species.

Steve Moran Shares Leadership Guidance in His New Book, ‘Lead Don’t Manage’

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Senior Living Foresight announced today that the Founder and Publisher Steve Moran, an industry pundit, shares his leadership philosophies in his newly published book, “Lead Don’t Manage” (ISBN: 978-1734686401). His company is a content creation platform assisting providers to operate excellent senior housing communities.

Troy Gathers Publishes His New Book ‘African World History’ Amid America’s Racial Divide

ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his newly released book “African World History” (ISBN: 979-8669353353) author Troy Gathers seeks to bring a calm to America’s storm. According to Troy Gathers of BE YOU PUBLISHING, the year 2020 will forever leave a permanent blemish in our lives. Not only are we still in the middle of a global pandemic, but we are approaching one of the most controversial Presidential Elections in modern times.

no1uno Completes Their 20th Anniversary Remastered EPIC EP ‘no1uno2’

DREXEL HILL, Pa., Oct. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — no1uno (pronounced “no one you know”) are set to release the Special Remastered EP Edition from their 2000 full-length CD, “no1uno2,” on Friday, October 30. In celebration of its 20th anniversary, this EP edition features select tracks including their eclectic rock epic, “down – the dance,” described as a “dark moody atmosphere” with a “beautifully eerie vibe.”

Tickets on Sale Now for World of Illumination’s ‘Socially Safe’ Theme Parks

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World of Illumination, the world’s largest animated drive-through light show, has released tickets for the 2020 holiday season. The company’s theme parks are located in Tempe and Glendale, Arizona, along with a brand new location in Marietta, Georgia on the grounds of Six Flags White Water.

New Rap Writer/Producer and Eminem Stan James Guiltinan Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Create Music Video Salute to Eminem

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Will the real Stan please stand up? Before James “Slim Jimmy” Guiltinan knew that Eminem’s “Stan” had become a dictionary word defined as a sort of super, but sometimes obsessed fan, he’d written one of his first two rap songs, as an Eminem “salute.” The slang definition of “stan” likely originated from Eminem’s song and music video “Stan.”

Hidden Compass Invites Public to Partner with Storytellers in Unprecedented Journalism Model

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week, Hidden Compass, an award-winning quarterly magazine on exploration, became the first media company in the world to host crowdfunding campaigns with every journalist they publish.

‘Battered American Syndrome’ is Creating a New Mental Health Crisis According to Psychotherapist Podcaster Dr. Stephanie Knarr

LAUREL, Md., Oct. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Stephanie Knarr first started using the term “Battered American Syndrome” on a recent episode of her Podcast: Dr. Stephanie Show’s Podcast. In addition to the mental health crisis caused by COVID isolation, symptoms of Battered American Syndrome are common, putting Americans at an even greater risk for suicide.

Phenomenology Virtually Connects Broadway Talent to Public Schools During COVID-19

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, is facilitating connections between Broadway performers and the Academy of Fine Arts, which brings together more than 80 students across 10 public high schools who are interested in learning visual art, dance, music and theatre.

Bella Zuniga and Luiz Gohara Announce the Birth of Their Baby Girl

PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Colombian model, Bella Zuniga, and her partner, Luiz Gohara, a Brazilian baseball player, are excited to announce the birth of their healthy baby girl, Emilia. She was born in Arizona on July 23 and is the couple’s first child together. The name, Emilia, was chosen by the couple to honor Zuniga’s grandmother.

Music for Choir and Orchestra Becomes Mystical Reflection of Life and Memory in Brian Field’s New Album

LONDON, UK, Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RMN Classical is excited to announce that “CHORAL & ORCHESTRAL WORKS” by Brian Field, produced by Rick Romano and distributed by RMN Music, will be released worldwide on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Music and all digital platforms on October 15, 2020.

New Thriller Author to Donate 50 Percent of Book Sales to Help Stop Human Sex Trafficking

HUGO, Minn., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In this first book of a new five-part series, “La Familia: Loose Ends” (ISBN: 978-1735416007), author Corey Cepeda of Razor Sharp Publishing, introduces readers to a ruling family reigning terror over Mexico – the De Los Santos cartel dynasty. Filled with political intrigue, murder and family drama, the twists and turns take readers on a page-turning ride they’re not soon to forget.

Mocha Media Inc. Launches its New Publishing Division with the Announcement of EAT TO LIVE: A POST PANDEMIC LIFESTYLE by Four Time New York Times Best Seller Russell Simmons

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mocha Media Inc. launches its Publishing Division with the announcement of the upcoming book “Eat to Live: A Post Pandemic Lifestyle” (Mocha Media Inc., Hardcover: On Sale: December 22, 2020; $29.99; ISBN: 978-0999158456) by four Time New York Times Best Selling Author, Russell Simmons.

Change Is Going to Come: New Music, ‘CHANGE’ from Dan Spirk

NEW YORK N.Y., Oct. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Singer-songwriter Dan Spirk (a COVID-19 survivor) is striking back against the pandemic and against hate. “I think we have all heard the saying, ‘united we stand, divided we fall.’ Well we’re falling – into minced pieces of anger and confusion very quickly.”

A Little-known WWI Anniversary Celebrates America’s Humanitarian Roots

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Oct. 22, 1914, less than three months after the start of World War I, one of the largest food-relief programs the world has ever seen was begun when the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB) was founded in London by a group of prominent Americans, according to Jeffrey B. Miller, author “Yanks behind the Lines: How the Commission for Relief in Belgium Saved Millions from Starvation during World War I” (ISBN 978-1538141649; Rowman & Littlefield).

The 9th Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York goes Virtual

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The importance of maintaining healthy social distancing and stopping the spread of COVID-19, Dominican Film Festival in New York City (DFFNYC) will hold its ninth edition online, October 20-30, 2020. These challenging circumstances have not prevented the festival from continuing to be the largest and most impressive film festival outside the borders of the Dominican Republic.

MEMBER-SUPPORTED THEATRE – Long Wharf Theatre Asks Its Fans to Become Its Members

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long Wharf Theatre continues to rebuild American theatre with a member-supported model, offering supporters in New Haven and beyond a communal stake in a company committed to artistic innovation-resulting in numerous awards including three Pulitzer Prizes-that established the landmark regional theatre as a vital incubator of insightful new work.

First-Ever Superhero Rap Artist Releases Hilarious Video for Debut Single ‘The Official Adventures of Superhoe’ Just in Time for Halloween

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Available now on all major streaming services, the amazing debut single and accompanying video for ‘The Official Adventures of Superhoe’ by one of the most exciting new artists in all of hip-hop, Superhoe. (MATURE)

Petra’s Playground – A Travel Show for Kids – Premieres October 6, 2020

CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After more than five years in production and spanning 6 continents and 31 countries, 6-year-old Petra Ahmed will take kids and adults on weekly adventures in her new travel series, Reel Energy Entertainment announced today. Australia, Egypt, Scotland, and many more destinations are on the itinerary including a safari in South Africa.

Personal Finance Book Motivates Big Changes in One-Hour Read

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Budgeting Doesn’t Have to Suck: For Young Adults Who Want More Money” (ISBN: 978-0989196703) by Jim Miller is written for younger adults who need to put more money in their pocket now. Published by RMW Publishing, the tips inside this book are easy to digest and implement and an added perk is that it’s free to those who cannot afford the $8.99 price tag – no questions asked.

TIPZY Releases Satirical Music Video About Safety During a Pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Performing artist, TIPZY, debuts satirical music video, “COVID Dance,” that uses humor to comment on the ways we choose to (or not to) stay safe during the pandemic.

Schnepf Farms Ushers in the Holidays with Two Family-Friendly Events

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz., Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The season for festivities is officially here, as Schnepf Farms welcomes back its Pumpkin and Chili Party, while simultaneously preparing for its holiday event, Christmas at Schnepf Farms.

Five Star Reviews for Real Life Ghostbuster’s First Fiction Foray

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nifni Press, a Paraphrase, LLC imprint, released “Near Death (A Raney/Daye Investigation Book 1)” (ISBN: 978-1953566003), a paranormal mystery introducing a new team of investigators that has already garnered several 5-star reviews from ReadersFavorite.com and been lauded by noted mediums for its refreshingly real portrayal of the paranormal.