ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A good old school love song can take you on a journey and incite the resurgence of memories long gone. The 1973 hit “Can This Be Real” is a prime example. The melody was a Top 40 break through on the R&B charts and The Natural Four were the singular force behind the hit. Ollan Christopher Bell, better known as Chris James, knows first-hand about song-induced travels. The Natural Four was his group and in his newly released memoirs “Music Saved My Life, From Darkness Into The Light, My Life As A 70’s R&B/Soul Singer” (ISBN: 978-0998795003) he takes us on an intimate trek through his life and times.
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Historic partnership of Long Beach arts organizations create family classic THE CHRISTMAS CAROL in the Ernest Borgnine Theatre
| From: Art-In-Relation
LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.), Children’s Theater of Long Beach (CTLB), and The Scottish Rite Cathedral announce a wonderful partnering of resources and talent for a 2017 holiday musical production of “The Christmas Carol.” Plays Dec. 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. at the Ernest Borgnine Theatre, 855 Elm Avenue, Long Beach, CA.
| From: EyeBuyDirect
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The fastest growing online eyewear retailer, EyeBuyDirect, has launched its new collection, Winter Whims. The collection includes 21 frames that embody the colors, textures and feeling of winter. The new Winter Whims collection is available online now. It features chocolate-brown and cinnamon-red frames that invoke the smell and tastes of the holiday season.
Premiere Set for ‘Dead in the Water,’ a Film on the ‘Relentless Destruction’ of Ground Fishing Industry
| From: David Wittkower
ROCKPORT, Mass., Nov. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A documentary film dealing with the devastating impacts of federal regulations on the lives of New England ground fishermen, “Dead in the Water,” produced and directed by Rockport native and professional filmmaker David Wittkower, will be screened for the first time in public in Rockport, Massachusetts on Nov. 18.
| From: Emerald City Band
DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emerald City Band will be performing at the Annual Feast of Sharing today in the Centennial Building at Fair Park (1300 Robert B Cullum Blvd, Dallas, Texas). This free holiday meal for the less fortunate in Dallas is open to people of all ages and is served by volunteers “restaurant style.”
| From: Clarke County Development Corporation
MURRAY, Iowa, Nov. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clarke County, Iowa’s favorite daughter, Governor Kim Reynolds will join hundreds of community members, leaders and veterans in a ceremonial dedication of Clarke County’s Freedom Rock. On Saturday, November 11, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., the latest installment by Freedom Rock painter, Ray “Bubba” Sorensen, will be the site of a Veteran’s Day celebration and dedication. Those in attendance will hear from Governor Reynolds, along with local leadership, military officials, and community members from throughout south-central Iowa.
| From: Zepet
NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pop rock artist Zepet recently announced the release of his new EP “Zepet” on November 1, 2017. The album features four distinctive tracks that will definitely stir up troubling emotions inside of listeners.
| From: Uproar Entertainment
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of “GROWN MAN…BABY STEPS” by TY BARNETT. Recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. “GROWN MAN…BABY STEPS” is a unique opportunity to hang out with the hilarious and incredibly talented TY BARNETT.
ScriptDrop and Albertsons Hurricane Relief Efforts To Be Covered on ‘The Success Files’ hosted by Rob Lowe
| From: ScriptDrop
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ScriptDrop, a healthcare technology company providing medication reminders and deliveries while fighting prescription abandonment and abuse, today announced that it will be featured on the educational series “Success Files” hosted by Rob Lowe, distributed to Public Television and PBS Member Stations in 2018. (*UPDATED*)
Stars of Indie Film ‘A Boy Called Po’ Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month
| From: Geek Club Books, Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books for Autism today announced that actors Christopher Gorham and Julian Feder, lead characters in the award-winning indie film, “A Boy Called Po” joined the #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. People on the autism spectrum are often misunderstood, marginalized, undervalued and 3 times more likely to be victims of bullying.
| From: Emerald City Band
DALLAS, Texas, Nov. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emerald City Band’s New Year’s Eve Party in Dallas – “ECNYE Rock the ’18” – will be held at a new location this year: the Hilton Anatole, a 4-star hotel located at 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway in Dallas’ Market Center and Design District, 5 minutes from Uptown and Downtown Dallas. The previous five ECNYE events took place at the Hotel InterContinental in Addison.
| From: Message Rain
ARLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After three years of work, first time author Glenn Koenig is celebrating the publication of his first book, “A Man Wearing a Dress” (ISBN: 978-0998583303) now available from publisher Message Rain. He plans to host a book release party on Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Robbins Library, 700 Mass. Ave., in Arlington center.
| From: Ozone Unlimited
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After more than four decades, Ozone Unlimited is releasing an extremely rare collectible album – “Zerfas” – on compact disc. And it’s doing it to coincide with Halloween. Why? The original album cover design is orange and black to give a nod to the occasion, the same time of year the original album was first released in ’73.
| From: DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Halloween night just got safer! America’s Real Life Urban Super Hero, DangerMan, will roam the streets trick-or-treating with the likes of Superman, Batman and Spider-Man as the new DangerMan Super Suit is now available for kids! Actor and mentor Roger I. Tinsley, the founder of the DangerMan Urban Superhero brand and CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, has released the new costume just in time for the holidays.
| From: Professionals Guild
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild announced today its Halloween Party at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara. The Halloween party will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, starting at 8 p.m. The party finishes at midnight. This Silicon Valley Halloween Party is unique because it enables people to view their favorite singers and bands as they dance.
The 50th Anniversary of first Heart Transplant is Special Event to Veteran Transplant Surgeon Kristine Guleserian
| From: Mark Oristano
MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — December 3, 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the world’s first human-to-human heart transplant, notes Mark Oristano, author of “Surgeons’ Story” (ISBN: 978-1935953784). South African physician Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the surgery which astonished the world in Capetown. The patient, 54-year old Louis Washkansky, lived with another person’s heart pumping his blood for 18 days.
| From: Mahle Cool Air and Heating
VENICE, Fla., Oct. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mahle Cool Air and Heating was a sponsor of the Venice Art Center’s monthly exhibition featuring works from local artists. Founded in 1958 by the Venice-Nokomis Art Association and located directly on Venice Island, the Venice Art Center has grown from humble beginnings to now include a permanent gallery, cafe, and offers art classes.
Howard University Alumnus’ International Fashion and Lifestyle Brand Makes U.S. Debut at Black Hollywood
| From: Ochulo
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ochulo, an international Fashion and Lifestyle brand based in Nigeria, will make their U.S. debut during Howard University’s homecoming at the legendary Social Architects’ Black Hollywood extravaganza. This engaging fashion experience entitled, “The People’s Paradise,” presents Ochulo’s revolutionary men’s and women’s fashions. The magic will unfold on October 20, 2017 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Renaissance Hotel in NW Washington, D.C.
Golden Globe Nominee Geoffrey Lewis’ last film ‘High & Outside a baseball noir’ North American Premiere at the Austin Film Festival
| From: Standard 17 LLC
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Standard 17, LLC announces “High & Outside : a baseball noir,” also nominated for Best Screenplay & Best Film at the prestigious 2017 Raindance Film Festival in London. The film premieres Oct. 27 & Nov. 1, 2017 at the Austin Film Festival. “High & Outside” is about an independent league baseball player, Phil Harding (Phil Donlon), who takes desperate measures to keep his imperiled big-league dream alive, which threatens to destroy his already fragile family.
| From: Wetwire Robotics, Inc.
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wetwire Robotics today announced they are launching the first in a new line of smart toys geared towards digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa devices. The first model is called Lexa Bear and is a talking teddy bear that is designed to hold an Echo Dot or connect with any Bluetooth device like a mobile phone or tablet. Wetwire Robotics has designed the bear to synchronize its mouth movements in real time to the human voice. It is not limited to pre-recorded audio and can speak with about any audio it’s connected to.
Baha’is of Detroit Tri-County Area to mark the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah, Founder of the Baha’i Faith
| From: Baha'is of Oakland County
DETROIT, Mich., Oct. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Baha’is of the Detroit Tri-County Area (Wayne, Macomb and Oakland Counties) are preparing to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, the Founder of the Baha’i Faith, on Oct. 22, 2017 at 3 p.m. at the Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts in downtown Pontiac.
Actors, Authors, Artists and Advocates Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month
| From: Geek Club Books, Inc.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today launched #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. The autistic are often misunderstood, marginalized, undervalued and 3 times more likely to be victims of bullying. The campaign brings together voice, stage and film actors, children’s authors, comic artists and autistic advocates who activate their voices for autism, speaking out for acceptance and inclusion.
‘Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing’ by Rocky Davidson, CPA available from Qbix Accounting Solutions
| From: Qbix Accounting Solutions
MACON, Ga., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Qbix Accounting Solutions announces a new eBook by Rocky Davidson, CPA. The 8-page eBook, “Optimal Nonprofit Financial Management through Outsourcing” is written for Nonprofit Executive Directors who are looking to improve their accounting function.
| From: Sunlight Home
NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunlight Home’s Annual Benefit Dinner, chaired by Mrs. Jean Beauchamp, will be held on Nov. 4, 2017 at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. This year’s honored speaker is Jennifer O’Neill, internationally acclaimed model, actress, author, producer and Pro-Life Spokesperson.
The Event Planner Expo 2017 Presents Opportunities for New York City Event Planners to Make Connections and Increase Business
| From: EMRG Media
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EMRG Media is excited to announce it’s hosting the fifth year of the Event Planner Expo, a premier events and hospitality tradeshow. This year its speaker lineup is more impressive than ever and will take place on Oct. 4, 2017, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
| From: Deja Vu LLC
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deja Vu LLC. Productions announces the release of “I Spit On Your Grave Deja Vu” to coincide with the 40th Anniversary of the original 1978 film “I Spit On Your Grave” aka “Day of the Women” in 2018. “I Spit On Your Grave Deja Vu” picks up with Jennifer Hills (Camille Keaton) as a best-selling author living in New York City with her famous model daughter, Christy Hills (Jamie Bernadette).
30+ Vehicles on Display at the 2017 Southeast Willys Jeep Get Together in Asheville, NC for 76th Jeep Anniversary
| From: Southeast Willys Jeep Get Together
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Old Willys Jeeps from 1941-1964 will be on display at the 2017 Southeast Willys Jeep Get Together including military, CJs, wagons, truck, and forward control. More than 30 Willys Jeeps will be on display representing originals, restorations and modified in varying conditions from “rust buckets to trailer queens.” (*UPDATED*)
| From: Wondershare Inc.
LONDON, U.K., Sept. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whilst having a potential WhatsApp addiction might not seem to be a big issue, stopping to think about how often you use the app might alert you to just how much of your day is spent: checking, messaging and uploading media through WhatsApp. Dr.Fone have devised a clever test which asks a variety of questions about a person’s WhatsApp use. The answers are very specific so feedback at the end of the test can tell users exactly how ‘addicted’ they might be to the app.
The Event Planner Expo Hosted by EMRG Media Offers Exceptional Speaker Lineup to Celebrate its Fifth Year
| From: EMRG Media
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s setting up to be their best event yet. The Event Planner Expo, hosted by EMRG Media, has already developed a reputation for being a premier events and hospitality tradeshow, but this year, they’re taking it to another level. On October 4, 2017, keynote speaker, Martha Stewart, will talk about her road to success. The Expo is scheduled to take place at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street from 2 to 8 p.m.
| From: SUDC Foundation
CEDAR GROVE, N.J., Sept. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Foundation released a powerful new documentary, “Love Beyond Reason,” that offers a snapshot of the unique challenges and unanswered questions that follow a sudden, unexpected and unexplained loss of a child.