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Oklahoma Children’s Theatre announce 2018-2019 Season

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Aug. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oklahoma Children’s Theatre, the first and largest Theatre for Young Audiences in the state, is proud to announce their 31st Season! We will kick off our season in October with a limited run of ‘Night of the Living Dead.’

New Single from Unique Messengers against Gun Violence

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Aug. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While gun control continues to be a talked about topic, Unique Messengers is not only joining the conversation, but singing about it. This musical group is on a mission to deliver “music with a message” and their latest single, “Give up That Gun,” is no exception to the rule.

David Copperfield Performing Special Benefit Show for Kids of Courage

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids of Courage, a medically-supervised travel program for seriously sick children and young adults, is currently in Las Vegas for their annual summer adventure. The unique non-profit program provides adaptive activities and events for individuals with life-threatening illnesses and serious disabilities. The current group consists of 120 medically-fragile campers from all over North America, accompanied by volunteer physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and caretaker counselors.

Mike Shinoda (of Linkin Park) to Headline Monster Energy Outbreak Tour in North America This Fall

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As announced today by Outbreak Presents and Live Nation, Mike Shinoda is set to headline the latest installment of the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour. Tickets go on sale starting Friday, August 10 at 10 a.m. local time, with special pre-sales starting Tuesday, August 7 at 10 a.m. local time.

Legendary TV and Radio Host Donnie Simpson celebrates a 50-year career milestone announcing his highly anticipated memoir

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oracle Group International announces the publication of “THROUGH THESE EYES: An Iconic Memoir of Life, Love and The Man Behind The Music” (13th and Joan; Hardcover; Jan. 30, 2019; $25.99; ISBN: 978-1732646469) by award-winning, influencer, humanitarian, and legend Donnie Simpson.

Alternative Rock Band Johnny Chief Project Recording New EP ‘Talking to Myself’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Johnny Chief Project is a band with both a mission and a message. The alternative rock band recently revealed they are at L.A.’s Clear Lake Recording Studios recording and putting together what will be the band’s debut EP “Talking to Myself.”

Summer Shakespeare Family Fun Faire at the Shore in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Children’s Theatre of Long Beach (CTLB) presents its first Renaissance Faire experience! Partake of delicious food, Play medieval themed games, create fairy wings or armor and top it all off with a 60 minute version of Shakespeare’s “MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING!” Aug. 4, 2018 in Long Beach.

Recovery Blogger Kelly Fitzgerald Junco Sells Memoir About Her Adventures as The ‘Sober Senorita’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Passageway Press, a boutique publisher based in the U.K., has acquired recovery blogger Kelly Fitzgerald Junco’s memoir, which recounts her journey from party chica to sober senorita – moving from suburban Pennsylvania to the tourist city of Cancun, Mexico and then succumbing to alcohol and cocaine addiction.

All-Star Lineup of NHL Coaches to Present at TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference

TORONTO, Ontario, July 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap and The Coaches Site have confirmed an all-star lineup of NHL coaches presenting at the TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference taking place on July 20 and 21 in Toronto.

EyeBuyDirect Launches its New ‘Catch of the Day’ Summer Collection

AUSTIN, Texas, July 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At the beach or by the pool, EyeBuyDirect’s new Catch of the Day summer collection, released today, aims to highlight an individual’s personal style. As the fastest-growing online prescription eyewear retailer, the collection marks the beginning of EyeBuyDirect’s #ItsHowYouFrameIt campaign, which focuses on bright colors, limitless expression and positivity.

International Recovery Coach Dr. Lauren Casey Sells Memoir About Her Journey from a Life of Champagne, Cocaine and Millionaires to Falling in Love with a Prisoner

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International recovery coach Lauren Casey, PhD, has sold her memoir, “Breaking the Chains: Drugs, Millionaires and the Prisoner Who Set Me Free,” to addiction recovery imprint Zephyr Bookshelf. Zephyr will be releasing the book in spring of 2019.

Running of The Bulls In New Orleans 2018 Whups Butts for Its 12th Year

NEW ORLEANS, La., July 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nola Bulls, LLC steps up to the big leagues for the 12th edition of the ever-growing San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) presented by The Advocate, a.k.a. The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. Los Pastores of Nola Bulls took a step forward booking The Crystal Method, so 2018 promises to be an amazing year of music, food, drinks and what lovers of New Orleans like to do: Laissez les bons temps rouler.

July 4: Vet shoots among the crowd – It’s not real news – It’s thriller ‘Face Of Evil’ released by Gravitas

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Awarded feature film “Face Of Evil” (F.O.E.) is being released by Gravitas Ventures and is now available on Video On Demand and DVD, right on time for your July 4th party! “This psychological thriller horror is also very entertaining and grotesque, and it’s ideal for your post-barbeque chilly-afternoon movie-time,” says the film’s writer/director Vito Dinatolo, of V-Movie.

RMA Positions Downtown North Miami for Revitalization with ‘To NoMi is to Love Me’ Marketing Campaign

NORTH MIAMI, Fla., June 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) has announced that the “To NoMi is to Love Me” marketing and branding campaign for the North Miami Downtown District will be revealed during Jazz at MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) on Friday, June 29, 2018.

Lykken on Lending June 25 Podcast Features Black Knight EVP Shelley Leonard on Mortgage Servicing in the Digital Age

AUSTIN, Texas, June 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lykken on Lending, the mortgage industry podcast created by mortgage lenders for mortgage lenders, is pleased to announce that its June 25 episode welcomes Shelley Leonard, EVP and Chief Product Officer for Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI).

‘FlyingOver50’ Granny Pole Dancer, Makeda Smith, Continues to Elevate Mature Women with New MercVille Productions Music Video

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Grandmother, publicist and pole dancer Makeda Smith, the creator behind the blog-turned-movement, FlyingOver50, has once again teamed with Christina Villegas and Jeff Mercer, the owners of MercVille Productions, to create a mesmerizing pole dance music video (safe for work).

Stutterers Showcase Stand-Up Comedy Skills at National Stuttering Association Conference

CHICAGO, Ill., June 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of the 35th annual National Stuttering Association conference, a group of talented comedians will stand up for stuttering in “NSA Laughs!” Headlining the show is Nina G, an 8-year, stand-up comedy veteran and professional speaker. This stand-up comedy show is open to the public and is scheduled for July 5 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago.

Accio Motion releases Flying Fu – new family-friendly martial arts mobile game is designed to test your patience

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Accio Motion LLC, a rising star in the production and publishing of mobile games, announced today the release of its new family friendly martial arts game: Flying Fu. Available now on the App Store and Google Play.

Media Mogul Mona Scott-Young Announces the Launch of Monami Direct and the Release of Debut Novel, ‘BLURRED LINES’

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mona Scott Young, Executive Producer of VH1’s hit franchise “Love & Hip Hop” and CEO of Monami Entertainment, announces the launch of straight-to-consumer digital platform, Monami Direct, in conjunction with the release of her debut novel, “Blurred Lines” (ISBN: 978-1939126313). “Blurred Lines” is co-written by New York Times bestselling author and television producer Courtney Parker.

‘The (Original) Adventures of Ford Fairlane’ debuts at Noir At The Bar

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Rex Weiner will debut “The (Original) Adventures of Ford Fairlane” (ISBN: 978-1945572807) his gritty tales featuring private eye Ford Fairlane, the music industry’s “rock n roll detective,” at Noir At The Bar on June 10 at 7 p.m. The event brings together crime fiction fans with crime fiction authors reading from their work at the Mandrake Bar, Los Angeles.

FemYoga is Changing the Live Streaming Game – Again!

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y., June 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2017, FemYoga changed the live streaming game by implementing the “viewer sponsorship” monetization model. Rather than seek to monetize through ad revenue or company sponsorships, FemYoga is viewer funded. The content is free to the public – but to keep the channel going and growing, the audience chooses to “sponsor” at their website FemYoga.com.

Addiction Recovery Imprint Acquires Memoir by First Time Author David Griggs

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Addiction recovery imprint Zephyr Bookshelf announced today that it’s publishing a brand-new title this winter: “Taming the Wild Things in My Head” by first-time author David H. Griggs.

Whiteflash Named 2018 BBB Pinnacle Award Winner

HOUSTON, Texas, May 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc., top tier retailer of ideal diamonds and fine bridal jewelry, has just been named winner of the prestigious Better Business Bureau 2018 Pinnacle Award – the BBB’s top honor for excellence in quality control, customer care, and community service. The annual competition involves retail jewelers from all across the greater Houston area, the fourth largest market in America. Whiteflash has now earned the top honor from the BBB for an unprecedented three out of the past seven years.

South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2018: Somos Unidos, Experience the rich culture of the South Bronx

BRONX, N.Y., May 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education and Bronx Music Heritage Center are proud to present the South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2018: Somos Unidos. This fun, family-friendly festival celebrates the rich cultural contributions of the communities that make the South Bronx their home. In partnership with community based organizations, city agencies and charities, multiple events will be held May 31 through June 23, 2018 uniting communities, arts, culture, and wellness.

Eberhard & Co. at COUTURE-Time Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., May 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eberhard & Co. and Beaugeste Luxury Brands – the Brand’s agent and representative in the United States – will participate in the next edition of Couture-Time Las Vegas, the great exhibition hosting the most important luxury watch brands and America’s top retail community, in an exclusive and luxurious setting.

EyeBuyDirect Announces ‘Buy 1 Give 1’ Initiative, Will Donate a Pair of Glasses with Every Order

AUSTIN, Texas, May 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EyeBuyDirect, the online prescription eyewear retailer, announced today a “Buy 1 Give 1” Program that donates a pair of prescription glasses to someone in need worldwide for every transaction made through the online retailer. As a part of the Essilor Group, this new initiative directly supports Vision for Life, a social impact fund giving access to vision care to the most underserved communities worldwide.

7th Annual ‘A Good Ol’ Fashioned Hoedown’ Presented by The Right Step, Inc.

LITTLETON, Colo., May 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Right Step, Inc., a Colorado non-profit, is thrilled to announce the 7th Annual “Good Ol’ Fashioned Hoedown.” Since 2008, The Right Step has served over 300 clients and families with physical, emotional, behavioral abilities and disabilities ranging from autism to traumatic brain injury. The Right Step has over 1,500 volunteers since 2013 and currently operates with over 200 volunteers. Last year’s Hoedown attracted over 200 people and earned over $13,000.

First and Only Company in Pensacola Earns B Corporation Certification

PENSACOLA, Fla., May 3, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — idgroup, a Pensacola-based brand transformation firm, has earned certification as a B Corporation, an acknowledgment of the company’s commitment to social and environmental ethics, transparency and accountability. idgroup joins over 2,200 Certified B Corporations globally – including 18 others in Florida – that have met the rigorous standards that measure a company’s impact on its employees, suppliers, community, and the environment.

National Infertility Week culminates with release of documentary film, ‘The Empty Womb’

SANTA FE, N.M., May 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning filmmaker, Betsy Chasse, announces inaugural release of her eagerly anticipated documentary, “The Empty Womb,” marking the end of National Infertility Week. A depiction of the griefs infertility, “The Empty Womb” film features humanitarian artist, Robbi Firestone, who shares her infertility/IVF journey through art; “The Empty Womb” museum installation.

CES MMA continues East Coast Takeover May 4 with New York debut of Oyster Bay Welterweight John Gotti III

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CES MMA launches its New York division on May 4, 2018 with “CES MMA NY,” a star-studded event at The Space at Westbury Theater, featuring Bellator veterans Matthew Secor of Glens Falls, Kenny Foster of Corona and the debut of Oyster Bay welterweight John Gotti III.

Aubade Publishing to Release Three Books in Late Summer 2018

NASHUA, N.H., April 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This summer, Aubade Publishing is scheduled to release three books: “Sadie in Love” (ISBN: 978-0984549412), a novel by Rochelle Distelheim; “Paricutin: The Miracle of Daniel Pulido” (ISBN: 978-0984549436), a novel by Jerome John Dobson; and “The Annotated Murder of One” (ISBN: 978-0984549450), a collection of poems by Jared Pearce.

Jailed Actor Steve Comisar Finally Gets His Freedom

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On April 27, 2018, actor and con man Steve Comisar returns to Hollywood to resume his acting career after finally finishing his federal prison sentence. With the help of A-list actors, agents, directors and producers, Comisar will immediately begin taking on acting roles in motion pictures.

Julien Dubuque International Film Festival Closing film ‘High & Outside : a baseball noir’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and DUBUQUE, Iowa, April 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High and Outside, LLC announces “High & Outside : a baseball noir” film is the Closing film at the Julien International Film Festival in Dubuque, Iowa where “Field Of Dreams” was filmed. Moviemaker magazine named it “One of the 25 coolest film festivals in the World.”

East Bay Law Office, Absolute Trust Counsel, Launches Podcast, Absolute Trust Talk

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greater Bay Area estate planning firm Absolute Trust Counsel announces the launch of the Absolute Trust Talk podcast. Absolute Trust Talk launches as a new avenue to educate clients and prospects on a wide variety of trending business and financial wellness topics and how they can make better-informed decisions when planning for the future.

Uproar Entertainment Releases 3rd Stand-Up Comedy CD from Adam Hunter ‘Still Broke’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment announces the release of “Still Broke” by Adam Hunter. Recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. “Still Broke” is the third Stand-Up Comedy CD Uproar has produced by Adam Hunter. A talented performer and writer, Hunter has performed all over the world. (VIDEO)

26-Year-Old David Busby Survives Gun Violence and Lands Debut Role on Bounce TV’s ‘Saints and Sinners’

ATLANTA, Ga., April 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When viewers watch young, upcoming actor David Busby in his debut recurring role on the third season of Bounce TV’s sizzling series “Saints and Sinners,” they are witnessing the passion of a young man who has had his own personal run-in with real life saints and sinners. Working alongside the show’s veteran stars, including Vanessa Bell Calloway, Clifton Powell, and Keith Robinson most would never guess that twice in two years, the determined 26-year-old thespian almost lost his life to street gun violence.

Ballin’ 4 Peace Celebrity Charity Basketball Tournament Founded by Former Pro Ball Player H2O, Returns to Queens, NY April 21

QUEENS, N.Y., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — H2O Basketball announces the BALLIN’ 4 PEACE CELEBRITY CHARITY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Founded by Queens native and Former Division 1, International Pro Basketball Player, Haron “H2O” Hargrave; returns to ELMCOR YOUTH & ADULT ACTIVITIES CENTER in Corona, Queens, N.Y., this Saturday, April 21, 2018.

Barbara Corcoran of Shark Tank to be Keynote Speaker at EMRG Media’s Annual 2018 New York Event Planner Expo

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year EMRG’s Media Event Planner Expo in New York City has been extended to two days of networking and education for those in the event planning industry. The event will kick off on October 2, 2018 with an educational series at TKP New York Conference Center followed by a day of meeting with exhibitors on October 3 at Metropolitan Pavilion.

David Benoit Conducts Film Scores ‘Pirates of the Caribbean,’ ‘Whiplash,’ Jazz and Classical Great Works with Asia America Youth Symphony

TORRANCE, Calif., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Grammy-nominated DAVID BENOIT will lead the prestigious ASIA AMERICA YOUTH SYMPHONY through a varied program featuring music from “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “Whiplash,” and works by Tchaikovsky, Bizet and original works by Benoit himself, 8 p.m., Friday, April 20, 2018 at the James R. Armstrong Theater.

Sam Pocker Announces the New Album ‘Sam Pocker Sings Juliana Hatfield’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sam Pocker is thrilled to announce the release of his sixth album, “Sam Pocker Sings Juliana Hatfield,” available everywhere on Friday April 13, 2018. It is a 1970s-style answer record to the newly released “Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John.” It features three Juliana Hatfield classics re-imagined as 12-inch disco records.