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The Lowell Chamber Orchestra announces its fourth season

LOWELL, Mass., Aug. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lowell Chamber Orchestra announces its fourth season, with five free concerts that look to entertain, educate, and enlighten Lowell audiences. All of the concerts are completely free, consistent with the LCO’s mission to provide extraordinarily high level classical music performances and take down socio-economic barriers to access these concerts. (VIDEO)

New Memoir on Picasso Makes a Number of Extraordinary Claims

CHATEAUGUAY, Quebec, Aug. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It would appear that Picasso and his famous model, Marie-Thérèse Walter, both went to their graves during the seventies with a rather ominous secret on their conscience, according to Marc Poissant, author of the new memoir, “Picasso and Marie-Thérèse Walter: The Censored Story” (ISBN: 978-0228879718).

David Vass’ One Man Show ‘What Could Go Wrong?’ Plays Six Performances at IndyFringe in August

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Aug. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 71-year-old gay elder David Vass, who participated in the birthing of the gay liberation movement from seedlings, performs his long-awaited one-man show, “What Could Go Wrong?” – a series of monologues based on over 70 diaries kept since Vass was seven years old, at IndyFringe.

Hit Psychology Book Gets Updated Edition

BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Calm & Sense: A Woman’s Guide to Living Anxiety Free,” the hit novel by psychologist Wendy Leeds (Calm Day Publishing, ISBN 978-0999901526), has an updated edition out with new updated studies and information. In honor of the new edition, there will be a limited time sale on the ebook version of the book across platforms.

The Old Saloon of Emigrant, MT hosts Ryan Bingham for Benefit Concert

EMIGRANT, Mont., Aug. 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Old Saloon and Ryan Bingham, acclaimed country music singer songwriter and Walker on the hit show “Yellowstone,” partnered to support the Park and Madison counties from recent catastrophic flood damage. So far, the Southwest Montana Flood Relief Fund has raised over 1 million dollars from over 1,000 donors.

New Financial Literacy Book – A Playbook for Financial Success

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Escape the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Lifestyle” (ISBN: 978-1667832098), written by Larry Szeliga and published by MYOB Publishing, is a financial literacy book that offers a fresh new solution to an age-old problem. It’s not a book about how to get rich fast or how to make a million dollars, but rather a book that recounts the author’s road to financial health.

Teen Social Entrepreneur Michael C. Platt’s Cookbook ‘Michaels Desserts’ to Launch Our Tomorrow Series, Fall 2022

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sixteen-year-old social entrepreneur Michael C. Platt’s highly anticipated cookbook “Michaels Desserts” (Mixed Media Resources; Paperback/eBook; On Sale: Nov. 1, 2022; $19.95; ISBN: 978-1684620470) will be the first title in the Our Tomorrow series published by Mixed Media Resources LLC. The food justice advocate will make his literary debut as the first of four authors in a groundbreaking series created to amplify the voices of teen activists using their gifts to make the world a better place.

David Vass’ One Man Show ‘What Could Go Wrong?’ Arrives to Pay Per View

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 71-year-old gay elder David Vass, who participated in the birthing of the gay liberation movement from seedlings, has launched his long-awaited one-man show, ‘What Could Go Wrong?’ His series of monologues is based on over 70 diaries kept since Vass was seven years old.

Talon International and KC Wearable Technologies Srl Partner to Launch New Fashion Innovations

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Aug. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Talon International Inc. and KC Wearable Technologies Srl. in Italy have formed a strategic partnership to supply Talon’s customers, the world’s largest fashion brands, with the KC’s wearable technology innovations. With a strong vision for the future, the cooperation will facilitate the sales and distribution of existing KC innovations, as well as the creation of exciting future joint developments to make new functionalities in clothing and accessories possible.

Broadway On Demand supercharges growth with launch of FAST channel to more than 20 million homes, chooses Triple-B Media as partner

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Broadway On Demand today announced the expansion of its Emmy® Award nominated streaming platform for theater and the performing arts, with the launch of its branded Free Ad-Supported Television (FAST) SmartTV channel, making its content accessible to more than 20 million homes.

Danielle Alura Crowned Miss Global USA 2023

ORLANDO, Fla., July 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last weekend, Danielle Alura of Miami was crowned Miss Global USA 2023 in Orlando, Florida. She will go on to compete on the world stage representing the USA for the chance to win the title of Miss Global 2023. She had interviewed for Miss Florida Global USA this year and earned the state title before competing in the 2023 Miss Global USA pageant.

Son Of Canada’s Youngest Master Mariner Shares His Father’s Thrilling Adventures in Debut Novel

CARBONEAR, Newfoundland, July 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The life and adventures of one of Canada’s unknown heroes is brought to life in Philip Earle’s debut novel, “I’ll Go the Length of Meself: The Story of Newfoundland’s Daring Rascal, Captain Guy Earle, North America’s Youngest Master Mariner” (ISBN: 978-0228869597).

Californian Traveled to Poland to Interview Ukrainian Soldiers and Refugees and Animated their Stories

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kipp Berdiansky, a 57-year-old engineer from Silicon Valley, traveled to Poland in May to interview Ukrainian soldiers and refugees. He subsequently had Ukrainian illustrators, animators and voice-over freelancers animate the story for a new YouTube channel called “Heroes of War.”

NJ Film Creator Exposes Wrongful Conviction: Documentary Calls for Justice in Alabama

ROSELLE, N.J., July 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An independent African-American filmmaker with a relentless pursuit of the truth and justice, Jean Adam, Jr., has produced a stunning documentary that makes a powerful case: an Alabama white woman has been unjustly imprisoned for 30 years.

Author Brings Light Post-Pandemic and Beyond

DENVER, Colo., July 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Entrepreneur and author Mags Lybolt is re-launching her motivational book, “You Got This” (ISBN: 979-8839152816) in order to inspire readers to change their personal programming. The book, which is made up of 44 blessings, contains two parts in each section.

NYC Artist Andy Golub Combats Hopelessness at the 9th NYC Bodypainting Day

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NYC-based artist and free speech activist Andy Golub announced today his 9th annual NYC Bodypainting Day will be held on Sunday, July 24, 2022 at Union Square Park at 17th Street between Broadway & Park Avenue South. Each year, Human Connection Arts (HCA) – a non-profit organization Golub founded – invites the public to witness artists from around the world paint nude models, of all shapes and sizes, at a colorful, community-based, celebration of life.

Award-winning documentary, ‘Just One’ selected for August 3 screening at San Antonio Film Festival

CYPRESS, Texas, July 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One single encounter with the police can change a young person’s life forever – especially children of color. “A Black or Brown child acting out at school or having a bad day can very quickly find themselves enmeshed into two very broken systems,” says filmmaker and PrettyWork Creative CEO, Lisa N. Alexander.

Local Book Stores in Oklahoma Welcome Seven-Year-Old L.A. Author for Book Reading and Signing

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., July 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two Oklahoma City bookstores are hosting Los Angeles based child author Sammy Wallace. His debut book, “I Slept in My Bed Last Night” (ISBN 979-8985784404), will be read by Sammy at Belle Books Boutique & More (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.), and Full Circle Bookstore (2:30 p.m. reading and 3 p.m. signing), both on Saturday, July 16, 2022. (UPDATED)

‘ALICE’ Families Focus of New Docudrama by Education Based Housing, Premieres July 21

HOUSTON, Texas, July 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A $500 or $1,000 unplanned expense is enough to send an ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) family spiraling according to a report by Bankrate. Education Based Housing, a Houston nonprofit that serves ALICE families and communities knows this to be true. It partnered with Cypress creative agency, PrettyWork Creative to produce a docudrama to show situations real families face and expand the national conversation on ALICE families.

Wordeee Publishing Announces the Upcoming Release of Dr. Pamela Jolly of Torch Enterprises Groundbreaking Financial Wellness Book

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wordeee Publishing proudly announces the upcoming release of Dr. Pamela Jolly’s latest book, “THE NARROWROAD: A Guide to Legacy Wealth” (Hardcover; On Sale: September 12, 2022; $29.95; ISBN: 978-1946274786). “The NarrowRoad” is a must-have financial wellness resource that takes a groundbreaking approach to help readers fulfill their dreams as they embark on a journey of self-discovery and use their natural gifts to their full potential.

Covenant Winery Summer Music Series Announces July Calendar Berkeley, CA Drinks District is Hopping

BERKELEY, Calif., July 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Covenant Winery Summer Music Series, which kicked off on Memorial Day weekend in Berkeley at their Sixth Street winery, continues through July with four concerts, July 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2022. Showcased at the winery’s new outdoor tasting lounge, fans of wine and music can enjoy the vibe of the Berkeley Drinks District, while sipping a nice array of California and Israeli wines.

‘Revenge Never Sleeps’ – Is Anyone Safe? Master Thriller Writer Releases Cat and Mouse Revenge Story

PERTH, Western Australia, July 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A psychologically complex villain faces off against a tenacious FBI agent in “Once is Never Enough: Revenge Never Sleeps” (ISBN: 978-0228879206; paper; Tellwell Talent), the latest globe-trotting thriller by author Dr. Monique Gliozzi.

Ally Walker’s directing debut ‘Far More’ gets a new lease on life!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Libelula Productions, LLC. presents, “Far More,” which will begin streaming on July 5, 2022, on Apple TV, Google Play/YouTubeTV, Vudu, and Amazon Prime. “Far More” stars Adrian Grenier (“CLICKBAIT”) as Sean McCallister, a successful fashion designer who returns home after a long absence to see his terminally-ill brother, played by Bailey Chase (“LONGMIRE”).

Church of Scientology Helps Nonprofit Strike Out Against Drugs

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the heart of Hollywood, the Church of Scientology Los Angeles joined forces with local nonprofit Strike Out Against Drugs in a musical tribute to drug-free living. Visitors to the Hollywood Walk of Fame on International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking were treated to a different kind of rock concert this year.

Ryan Lott of Son Lux Unveils His Secrets for Making Evocative Music with Unplaceable Sounds

BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online music school Soundfly has joined forces with Son Lux founder and bandleader, Ryan Lott, to release a new, in-depth course exploring Lott’s unique approach to making emotionally compelling music by starting with custom-built digital instruments. “Ryan Lott: Designing Sample-Based Instruments” is available today as part of Soundly’s subscription library of creative music courses.

‘Flip My Florida Yard’ TV Series is Casting 10 Lucky Homeowners for an Eco-Friendly Yard Makeover

LAKE MARY, Fla., June 23, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The television series, “Flip My Florida Yard” – with a 10-episode season of half-hour programs – aims to teach homeowners how to “flip” their yard from ordinary to extraordinary by employing natural, Florida-specific, water-conserving landscaping principles. Created by Crawford Entertainment in partnership with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the University of Florida IFAS Extension.

‘Besos de plastico’ Documentary is a Doctor Alert About Botched Faces From Illegal Injections

MADRID, Spain, June 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As an amateur social project of the famous Dominican plastic surgeon, Luis Lopez Tallaj MD, trained in Brazil 20 years ago, has released recently on YouTube, the dramatic documentary “Besos de plástico” (Plastic Kisses). It is already available on his YouTube channel Lopeztallaj, this Hispanic or Latin project with closed captions in English, French and Portuguese is a warning to the global population of the risks taken with biopolymers injections.

Legacy Launch Pad Podcast Entrepreneur Publishing Academy Named One Of The Best Publishing Podcasts By Numerous Outlets

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Launch Pad Publishing’s podcast Entrepreneur Publishing Academy has been named one of the best publishing podcasts by numerous outlets, including LA Weekly, Feedburner and Kindlepreneur.

Talon International, Inc. Introduces its New High Quality Fashion Bonding Division

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Talon International, Inc. continues its legacy and history as lead innovators, introducing its newest division, “Bonding.” With technology suitable for various categories within the apparel industry as well as many other applications: such as outdoor products, automotive and countless other applications.

Scientology Network Features ‘Big Sonia,’ the Inspiring Story of a Holocaust Survivor

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientology Network’s “Documentary Showcase” presents the award-winning documentary “Big Sonia” Friday June 17, at 8:30 p.m. PT. Documentary Showcase is the weekly series providing a platform for independent filmmakers to share their work on important social, cultural and environmental issues.

Atlanta Native Singer Tony Hightower Kicks Off the New Jazz Concert Season at Friday Jazz at The High Museum in Atlanta Friday, June 17

ATLANTA, Ga., June 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At a time when Jazz music could truly use a boost in listenership, singer Tony Hightower is on a mission to be the bridge to help a younger generation of appreciators crossover. With his sophomore album LEGACY entering the marketplace in June 2022, all-around singer/entertainer Hightower – a protégé of the late Freddy Cole – is leveraging his R&B and Hip-Hop roots to entice more young people to dig jazz.

Ida Gasparova is a Living Inspiration for Aspiring Entrepreneurs and Rising Fashion Icons

MILAN, Italy, June 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned European entrepreneur, model, and fashion icon, Ida Gasparova has proudly announced the launch of her new Capsule Collection under her fashion brand Incantevole Milano. In 2021, Ida ventured into entrepreneurship with her fashion line Incantevelo Milano, which is designed exclusively for young and fearless women.

T8iana – THE SIGN You Have Been Looking For

MELBOURNE, Australia, June 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Australian Pop Singer Songwriter, T8iana, who was recently featured in Rolling Stone Magazine’s Global Artist Spotlight, has often talked about her dark past which involved assault and bullying by strong male figures, as she was growing up as a trans kid. She has released her latest single ‘The Sign’ on 13th May. (UPDATED)

Legacy Launch Pad Publishing releases comedic memoir about mother-daughter relationships by Bonnie Lorber Habyan

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — How can you honor a lifetime of quirky, funny and off-color perspectives from your beloved but aging mom? If you’re Bonnie Lorber Habyan, you gather all those moments, write them into a hilarious book and launch it on her 91st birthday. Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is proud to be releasing “The World According to Bess: A Funny, Unfiltered Memoir of Life Lessons from My 90-Year-Old Mom.”

Couple Writes Ideal Book for People Thinking About Parenthood, Those Already Expecting, or New Parents Wanting Some Comfort As They Navigate Delightful Highs And Overwhelming Lows

MELBOURNE, Australia, June 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “What Do You Even Do With A Baby? A Parent’s First Year” (ISBN: 978-0228869689) is a book aiming to demystify parenting so people can make well-informed decisions about becoming one. Authors Sarah and James Dunham struggled with the lack of a clear picture of what life would be like on the other side of the umbilical cord. “It doesn’t get talked about openly.”

Comprehensive Monkeypox ebook released at no cost by GIDEON, the leading infectious diseases database

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GIDEON, the world-leading infectious diseases database, released their robust Monkeypox ebook at no cost. This step aligns with GIDEON’s mission to advance the fight against infectious diseases. The “Monkeypox: Global Status” ebook is authored by leading infectious disease specialists and clinicians, including Stephen Berger, MD, the co-founder of GIDEON.

Human Connection Arts Premieres its First Installment of Naked Theater As ‘Freedom Dance’ Readies for June 2 – 5 Run at the Gene Frankel Theatre

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Human Connection Arts, a non-profit founded by NYC-based artist and body painter Andy Golub, announced today performance dates of the group’s second Naked Theater production, “Freedom Dance.” Throughout the production, a series of existential scenes build an abstract story filled with original music, song, dance, movement, and acting.

Modern Exploration Society Calls for Proposals for $15,000 Pathfinder Prize

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 26, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hidden Compass, a women-founded media company and modern exploration society, has just announced a call for proposals for their first annual Hidden Compass Pathfinder Prize. The $15,000 prize will fund a curious team of modern explorers and allow them to share their discoveries with the public.

Always Xpect Greatness LLC™ Spreads Inspiration While Giving Back with Their Products

NEPTUNE, N.J., May 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Always Xpect Greatness LLC™ is an Apparel, Accessory, eBooks and Credit Repair business, which is Co-Founded by four lifelong friends: (CEO) Shawn Robert Johnson, (CFO) Jesse Jenkins Jr, (Co-VP) Timothy Gandy and (VP) Kevin Richards.

The Old Saloon of Emigrant, Montana celebrates its 120th Anniversary

EMIGRANT, Mont., May 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Old Saloon, just 25 miles north of the entrance to Yellowstone National Park, is celebrating its 120th anniversary. The historic and legendary establishment has been serving outlaws and cowgirls since 1902.