MIAMI, Fla., April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 5th season of the Miami Web Fest and the Veteran Film Awards takes place May 2-5, 2019 at the Fillmore Miami Beach. The first of its kind in the state of Florida, this event showcases the best digital series from over 30 countries and also highlights the work of veterans. It is designed to allow the general public to see independently produced shows before television networks discover them.
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PIT STOP PLAYERS PRESENTS: ‘Illuminations’ – three new works at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music Cary Hall
| From: Pit Stop Players
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pit Stop Players, the genre-defying instrumental chamber group composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will shed light on three new works at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music’s Cary Hall, 450 West 37th Street, on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
| From: International Art Museum of America
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The International Art Museum of America (IAMA) in San Francisco today announced that on March 18, 2019, the painting “Pomegranates in a Bamboo Basket” by Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang was sold at the exceptional price of US$1.27 million during the spring auction at Gianguan Auctions in New York. Dr. Wang has been recognized by the New York Academy of Art as an international first-class artist.
| From: Olivia Norem
TAMPA, Fla., March 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Olivia Norem first heard the narration of the book, “His Viking Bride,” she was so caught up in the story she nearly forgot that she is, in fact, the one who wrote it. And this marketer turned author is not the only one who found the audiobook captivating.
| From: Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education
BRONX, N.Y., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education is proud to present Bambula / Re-remember, our 2nd Annual Young Artist Showcase! This multidisciplinary exhibition will include art created by participants in Casita Maria’s after-school arts education program during the 2018 – 2019 academic year.
| From: XVALA
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American artist XVALA will open his MEME PARTY campaign with an extreme modification of Banksy’s mural painting of Steve Jobs in Calais, France, known as “The Son of a Migrant from Syria”. XVALA will unveil his work at an event on April 27, 2019 in the Bowery. All pieces in the campaign make use of a variety of politically-charged and often controversial memes.
Buckhead Art and Company Announces That It Has Recently Received Two Original Joey Waldon Pieces of Art for Sale
| From: Buckhead Art and Company
ATLANTA, Ga., March 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buckhead Art & Company Inc., has recently acquired an offering of two (2) original Joey Waldon pieces from an anonymous private collector. A prolific painter and sculptor, Waldon rarely sold his art, preferring to fill the walls of his home from floor to ceiling with his dark, yet whimsical surrealism.
| From: Stephen Rollins
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Actor Stephen Rollins has been cast as the series lead in “Bob,” a half-hour sitcom about a single dad loving the single life alone. That is, until one day, suddenly his daughter and her little girl show up unannounced at his door, homeless. Things go downhill for Bob from there, in a series of hilarious, life-altering events.
| From: Funbee Toys
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Funbee Toys is a one-of-a-kind toy library in the greater Sacramento area that also serves as a meetup for families with babies to preschoolers.
| From: Otherworld Entertainment
NASHVILLE, Tenn. and ATLANTA, Ga., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Otherworld Entertainment LLC, parent company of Otherworld Encounter, will bring their 10,000-square foot, immersive art exhibit to The MET Atlanta for a limited engagement – April 13 to May 5, 2019.
Publisher and Creative Strategist Launch Women’s Empowerment Show in Honor of International Women’s Day
| From: Lauren Wallett
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for International Women’s Day, New York Times bestselling author Anna David and international lifestyle business coach Lauren Wallett are launching a talk show, “SHE-E-O,” where they will get to the bottom of what makes a women-led business successful.
| From: V-Movie Productions
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Breaking News! War vet shoots in the crowd with no apparent reason, while a mysterious epidemic is raging across the country!” It may sound like another news headline, but it’s awarded psychological thriller/horror feature film “FACE OF EVIL,” from V-Movie Productions, now distributed by Gravitas on HULU.
| From: Musifor Inc.
TAMPA, Fla., March 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Musifor Inc., a new-startup that has been building an innovative technology to help the background music service industry with features that have never been seen before in the market, is also investing in its own record label. To launch its services, Musifor is releasing its very first Artist on its label called, “Musifor Music.”
| From: I Give a Shirt Inc.
LINDEN, Mich., March 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Michigan non-profit I Give a Shirt, Inc. launched their cause apparel campaign on March 1, the countdown began to when their homeless awareness t-shirts would be gone forever. I Give a Shirt features a different limited-edition t-shirt design each month, with all proceeds supporting a different cause. In their newly-launched March campaign, the important cause they are taking on is homelessness.
| From: Absolute Trust Counsel
WALNUT CREEK, Calif., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with Dori Sproul, a family care specialist from the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California, to discuss the myths and misconceptions associated with Alzheimer’s – a growing epidemic that affects more than 5 million people each year.
Tax Help Book ‘Now What? The IRS is Taking Everything I Own. Help!’ released today by SFS Tax Problem Solutions Press
| From: SFS Tax Problem Solutions
STUART, Fla., Feb. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SFS Tax Problem Solutions Press announces the release of the second book in the Now What, Help! series, “Now What? The IRS is Taking Everything I Own. Help!” by Jeffrey Schneider, an Enrolled Agent, Certified Tax Resolution Specialist, Advanced Crypto Tax Expert and a National Tax Practice Institute Fellow.
| From: KM Productions
LAUREL, Md., Feb. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Veteran Nollywood filmmaker Koby Maxwell of KM Productions has crossed over to the U.S. market with a slick new offering in the Short Horror and Psychological Thriller space: “The Wrong One.”
| From: International Art Museum of America
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The solo art exhibition of the Honorary Lifetime Director of the International Art Museum of America (IAMA) caused a sensation in Thailand! The exhibition of the international first-class artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang organized by the Department of Culture of Thailand lasted for five days and the exhibition astounded the attendees and general public – including art critics, scholars, and dignitaries.
| From: TravelInsurance.com
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scrolling through the Instagram feeds of famous celebrities might lead to the belief that stars never experience the same travel mishaps that ordinary travelers do. According to Travelinsurance.com, we have more in common with famous jet-setters than we realize, in that celebrities face the same travel troubles that can derail anyone’s vacation.
| From: Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education
BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present College & Career Expo: Dream It & Be It! The College & Career Expo offers students a chance to learn about higher education and careers they might be interested in.
| From: Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education
BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, in partnership with Pregones Theater, is proud to present “We Have Ire,” a free excerpt performance of the multi-disciplinary theater project, on March 9, 2019, 2 – 2:45 p.m. The performance combines spoken word and theater produced by Cuban-American writer, performer, Doris Duke; Artist and San Francisco resident Paul S. Flores.
| From: JaneUnChained
LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JaneUnChained News Network, a 501(c)(3) based in Los Angeles, announces that animal lovers across the nation are expressing their disappointment and disgust over the glorification of fur by CBS during its Super Bowl halftime show as rapper Big Boi appeared drenched in fur. In a tragic irony, the word LOVE then filled the screen.
| From: Edward Johnson aka Dr. Love
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Feb. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edward Johnson aka Dr. Love – that’s Dr. the Real Deal Love – founder of Love University, and author of the workbook, “3 Things Every Woman Needs to Know about a Man” (ISBN: 978-1928681526) is quickly gaining credibility in the relationship industry and rapidly becoming one of the premier authorities on dating, love and romance.
| From: Empire License Inc.
MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Empire License, Inc., owners of a wide variety of trademarks/brands, are proud to announce the launch of their new apparel and more licensing agency, located in Miami, Fla.
Grammy Award Winning Community Choir, Rev. Stef and Jubilation Presents ‘From The Middle Passage: An African American Journey’
| From: JUBILATION
UNION, N.J., Feb. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IN CONCERT: Friday, February 8 – 8 p.m. – UCPAC’s Hamilton Stage in Rahway, N.J. The group of people (over 100+ voices) that make up the powerhouse choir, JUBILATION, are a force in the industry.
| From: Outvisible Theatre Company
ALLEN PARK, Mich., Feb. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Outvisible Theatre Company presents David Ives’ award-winning “Venus in Fur” – running February 14 through March 3, 2019. “Venus” is a modern take on Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s “Venus in Furs,” an 1870 novella which draws on themes of female dominance.
| From: H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum
COVINA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Senior Artists’ Art Exhibit – Collection from the Treasure Chest, held by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum, had its Grand Opening at the museum on January 26, 2019. Senior painting artists from both the main-stream and Chinese societies in many cities, turned their rich live experiences into color brushes, and they sketched, outlined and drew their ideologies and expectations about mankind and the world into wonderful paintings.
Solo exhibition of international art master Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang is held at the Contemporary Art Center
| From: Rare Art Inc.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rare Art, Inc. in Covina, California, announces the solo exhibition of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang, a noble international art master whose accomplishments has been appraised by the United States Congress and art scholars of world authorities, has been held world-wide – including China, San Francisco and currently in Thailand – in efforts to develop cultural exchange between the East and the West.
| From: YourNovel.com
RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — J.S. Fletcher and Kathy Newbern, founders of YourNovel.com, are still going strong after nearly three decades of personalizing romance novels for couples far and wide. Imagine you and your Sweetheart starring in a book. How romantic. (VIDEO)
| From: American Handwriting Analysis Foundation
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The annual Cursive is Cool contests for 2019, under the auspices of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation, will launch on National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year. Cursive writing continues to enjoy increased appreciation in the United States and around the world. Scientific studies reveal the benefits of writing by hand to positively impact motor skills, cognitive development and improved learning outcomes such as better recall and retention for young learners.
| From: Colgate Women's Games
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From an initial field of thousands, some 445 girls and young women from elementary-school-through-college and beyond, have persevered through four preliminary meets at Pratt Institute and scored points to earn a spot in the semi-finals of the nation’s largest track series for women, the 45th anniversary Colgate Women’s Games Track and Field Series (Jan. 5-7, 2019).
Comedienne Who Stutters Releases Memoir in 2019 – ‘Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn’t Happen’
| From: Nina G
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stuttering Comedian, Nina G. announces the release of her second book: “Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn’t Happen” (ISBN: 978-1631526428; August 6, 2019). While childhood angst and everyday incidents offer fodder for her stand-up comedy on stage, Nina G. peels aside the punchlines to share her very personal story in her new book.
New Book, ‘WWI Crusaders’ About Band of Yanks Saving Millions from Starvation Garners National Recognition
| From: Milbrown Press
DENVER, Colo., Jan. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new nonfiction book, “WWI Crusaders: A band of Yanks in German-occupied Belgium help save millions from starvation as civilians resist the harsh German rule” (ISBN: 978-0990689386), is one of only 100 self-published books named to the prestigious Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2018. Authored by Jeffrey B. Miller and published by Milbrown Press, it was released on Veterans Day 2018 to honor the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.
| From: Phenomenology Inc
FREDERICK, Md., Jan 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, today, announced its receipt of a major grant award, presented by Delaplaine Foundation, Inc. for its inaugural theatre project in 2019. Phenomenology, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, produces dynamic projects across the breadth of performing arts, including theatre, film, television, and more.
| From: Nina G
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stuttering stand-up comic Nina G will have the top spot at the Invisible Disabilities Comedy Show at the Sacramento Punch Line on Sunday, January 27 2019! Author of the forthcoming book “Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn’t Happen,” Nina’s comedy is funny, revealing, unapologetic, and always a window to her experience as a person who stutters. Through humor, Nina G is challenging now people think of stuttering.
| From: Professionals Guild
SAN RAMON, Calif., Dec. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild today announced a Huge East Bay New Year’s Eve Party for singles and couples at the San Ramon Marriott Grand Ballroom, welcoming 2019. The party includes a live band, the Groove Doctors in the Grand Ballroom, DJ, Mike Westerman in a smaller ballroom, a big balloon drop at midnight and more. (VIDEO)
| From: EyeBuyDirect
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EyeBuyDirect, the fastest growing online retailer of prescription glasses, today released new festive colors for three of their most popular frames, just in time for the holiday season. These new colors will be in a very limited stock and only available from December 3-7, or until they sell out.
| From: Kea Michaels
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One inspired night in 2015, singer-songwriter Kea Michaels sat down to write a poem like a lullaby entitled “I Love You” for one of her daughters…heartfelt prose enriched with motherly adoration. She later turned that poem into a song thinking about an older daughter that had been battling, since birth, kidney hydronephrosis. KEA thought she was about to lose her to the debilitating disorder. (VIDEO)
Real Life Urban Superhero DangerMan Will Tribute Comic Book Legend Stan Lee at Third Annual DangerMan Hero Awards
| From: DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An evening of celebration will mark the 20th anniversary for DangerMan, America’s Real Life Urban Super Hero at the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, taking place on Saturday, December 8 at the California African American Museum (CAAM). During the affair, DangerMan will pay homage to his friend and recently departed mentor, comic book legend, Stan Lee.
| From: WHAM-O
CARSON, Calif., Nov. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frisbee(R) Sonic, the new “square” Frisbee by Wham-O, has been added to the Fatherly list of 100 Best New Toys of 2018. The designations, compiled by a team of editors, dads and kids, honor the manufacturers who harness technological advancements, imagination and product design to churn out play products that inform, inspire, develop and entertain. Wham-O reinvented the way Frisbee and all discs will fly in the future with the introduction of the Frisbee Sonic.