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‘On the Run 2 Rio’ Fundraiser Held for Cape Verdean Olympic Contender Jordin Andrade

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — U.S. born track and field champion Jordin Andrade has never been to his native country, Cape Verde, but the Olympic hopeful has their full support. On Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 4 p.m., ‘On the Run 2 Rio,’ a celebration fundraiser is being held in his honor. The event will take place at the El Dorado Park West Social Center, in Long Beach, CA.

New Post-Apocalyptic Fiction Thriller Puts Climate Change Front and Center

JACKSON, Mich., April 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Parched’ (ISBN: 978-1530519248), a new mainstream fiction novel by award-winning author, Andrew Branham, depicts a dystopian society in a post-apocalyptic world where global warming is the villain.

Military Thriller Weaves Paranormal with Historical Fiction

WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y., April 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Reflection of Innocence’ (ISBN: 978-0692646526), by John Tolliver, is a story that centers on a Navy misfit with the ability to see inside people’s souls. Gift or curse? The reader will have to decide.

Hundreds of professionals to attend Silicon Valley/South Bay Party and San Francisco Charity Ball, co-sponsored by Professionals Guild

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild announced today it is co-sponsoring two large April 2016 dance/networking parties: one in Silicon Valley; the other, a Charity Ball to cure blindness, in San Francisco.

Cure4Hunger to Unveil New Agricultural Technology Earth Day Weekend at Inaugural Healthy Earth Music & Arts Fest

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Earth Day Weekend will hold special significance this year when the inaugural Healthy Earth Music and Arts Fest makes its premiere in Los Angeles’ historic Leimert Park, Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. In addition to this multi-cultural, sustainable lifestyle event, produced by Transmedia 360, encouraging health and environmental awareness, the festival will feature the unveiling of the humanitarian organization, Cure4Hunger’s (C4H) new agricultural technology, the ‘Gravity Gardens.’

New Book ‘Reinventing Your City’ Reveals Strategies for Urban and Regional Planning

MIAMI, Fla., April 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kim Briesemeister and Chris Brown’s new book, ‘Reinventing Your City – Eight Steps to Turn Your City Around’ (ISBN: 978-0986086007), is the essential guide for every city and business leader striving to make their community a better place. Authored by the co-founders of Redevelopment Management Associates, their approach to helping cities grow has resulted in $1 billion in private sector investment.

Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by Jodi Miller

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Jodi Miller’s first comedy CD ‘NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND.’ Recorded in front of a live audience at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash., this CD is instantly a hilariously relatable, and spontaneously pushes the envelope. This is Jodi’s first recording for Uproar Entertainment.

2016 Alabama Book Festival display to feature the new fiction trilogy ‘The Pray-ers’ by Mark S Mirza

ATLANTA, Ga., April 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CTM Publishing’s display at the 2016 Alabama Book Festival will feature the new fiction trilogy ‘The Pray-ers’ by Mark S Mirza. The 11th annual Alabama Book Festival will be held at Old Alabama Town in downtown Montgomery on Saturday, April 23, 2016. The Festival is the state’s premier literary event and attracts thousands of people from around the State and the Southeast.

Cultural Visionary Alyona Ushe Announces Focus on Pompano Beach Amphitheater and Cultural Center

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alyona Ushe, who helmed the critically acclaimed Arts Garage in Delray Beach for five years, has announced her resignation as President and CEO of the cultural venue in order to focus on managing and programming venues in Pompano Beach, including the amphitheater and the upcoming cultural center.

PPRN Radio Announces April 25 Premiere of ‘The Online Film Show with Phil Hall’

NAUGATUCK, Conn., April 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PPRN Radio is pleased to announce the addition of a new program to its schedule: “The Online Movie Show with Phil Hall,” a weekly celebration of films and filmmaking. ‘The Online Movie Show’ will have its premiere on April 25, 2016 and will broadcast live on PPRN Radio on Monday nights at 7 p.m. ET.

World War II Science Fiction Suspense Thriller, ‘Richter’s War’ Wins Best Short Screenplay at Los Angeles CineFest

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Daniel P. Douglas announces his script, ‘Richter’s War,’ has won best short screenplay at the February 2016 Los Angeles CineFest. The science fiction World War II hardboiled detective story has previously won or placed in multiple contests during 2015 and 2016.

Auditions Closing April 2 for Active Duty, Veteran, Retiree Singers to Perform at Invictus Games on May 8

FT. BELVOIR, Va., March 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Time is running out to audition for a special chorus being formed by the Center for American Military Music Opportunities (CAMMO) to perform in the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 on May 8, 2016. The Games will be held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., and broadcast live on ESPN2.

Center for American Military Music Opportunities is Recipient of 2016 JL Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant

FORT BELVOIR, Va., March 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CAMMO, the Center for American Military Music Opportunities, today announced that it has been selected to receive the annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2016. The Grant, launched in 2000 by Neotrope, helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.

Django Unchained Actress stars in First Time French Feature Director’s ‘Found iPhone’ Horror Comedy

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After directing over a dozen short films, French filmmaker Tristan Convert announced he has directed his first feature, ‘SCRATCH,’ an original horror comedy starring Daniele Watts (‘Django Unchained’), for which he has launched an Indiegogo campaign, to reach $10k for finishing funds. Set in Los Angeles’s known-to-be haunted Old Zoo, ‘SCRATCH’ is one of the first, if not the first, found footage films shot entirely on iPhone 6.

Taking Aim at Superbugs Discussed on C diff Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network with Dr Clifford McDonald of CDC

TAMPA, Fla., March 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation, ‘C. diff. Spores and More,’ Global Broadcasting Network – innovative and educational interactive healthcare talk radio show discusses taking aim at ‘superbugs’ and the latest Vital Signs Report results with guest Dr. Clifford McDonald, MD on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration Seeks Energetic Volunteers for 2016 Event

DANIA BEACH, Fla., March 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration (DBASC) is seeking volunteers for the exciting fourth annual event from April 2 – 3, 2016. This two-day celebration, held in the heart of downtown Dania Beach in Frost Park at 300 NE 2nd Street, will feature numerous local and regional artists showcasing their unique creations. This year’s event is positioned to be even bigger and better than the previous three years with the addition of a National Headliner Act provided by The Casino at Dania Beach: Survivor.

MH Virtual Creating Online Games to Honor 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights

COVINGTON, Ky., March 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A web developer and veteran of the U.S. Navy is creating a series of online games honoring the 225th anniversary of ratification of the Bill of Rights. Michael Hebert, Owner/Operator of MH Virtual, LLC, was born in the ninth state to ratify the document (Rhode Island) and calls the game collection Civics Match.

Entertainment Line-Up: SURVIVOR Joins the Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration

DANIA BEACH, Fla., March 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Fourth Annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration has raised the bar for entertainment, boasting an electrifying performance line-up featuring it’s first-ever Grammy Award-Wining National Headliner, provided by the Casino at Dania Beach: Survivor. The celebration will take place on Saturday and Sunday, April 2 and 3, 2016.

Massi Furlan plays Anthony Servidone in ‘Live by Night’ directed by Ben Affleck and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Actor Massi Furlan takes on the role of Anthony Servidone opposite Ben Affleck in ‘Live by Night’ a 1920’s prohibition-era American crime film written and directed by Affleck and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio. The film is based on the novel by Dennis Lehane, is being distributed by Warner Bros and slated to hit the theaters in 2017.

New Comedy CD by Josh Adams from Uproar Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Josh Adams’ first comedy CD ‘LIVE FROM THE DROP’ on March 11, 2016. Recorded in front of a live audience at The Drop Comedy Club in South Bend Indiana, Adams delivers a clever, laid back, in your face look at the world in which we live accented with heavy hitting jokes.

Host of hit TV Show ‘Hoarders’ Comes to Georgia

CUMMING, Ga., March 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TV Star and lead expert of the hit cable television show ‘Hoarders,’ Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at his newest Steri-Clean franchise. This franchise is owned and operated by Josh and Dusty Dinsmore. They are inviting the public to their grand opening / open house on Friday March 18, 2016, beginning at 5 p.m. at their franchise headquarters.

Young, Gifted and Gay Hip Hop Artist Rahccy Releases New Single ‘Miss Jill on 108th’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Covert Entertainment’s 23-year-old powerhouse performer, Rahccy is packing pain, pushing power, igniting love and stirring the fever in her every verse with the release of her debut single, ‘Miss Jill on 108th.’ Young, gifted and unapologetically gay, Rahccy is knocking down musical walls and rebuilding them her way, single-handedly revamping hip hop and restructuring its current status quo.

DearMob’s 5KPlayer 3.6 Released In Time for Oscars 2016 Pictures

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DearMob’s 5KPlayer makes a quantum leap into Version 3.6 for Windows and Mac upon the announcement of Oscars 2016 winners, offering an ideal choice for users to watch Oscars 2016 best pictures including ‘Spotlight,’ ‘The Revenant’ and more with the free video player. For refined video quality, this upgrade involves major improvements in playing encrypted online videos and AirPlay to Apple tvOS 9.2 released on Feb. 23, the previous bug of playing videos without sound also gets addressed on both Windows and Mac.

Legendary Comedienne Marsha Warfield Headlines Funny Lady Hope Flood’s 5th Annual Comics Rock! Convention

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Five years of funny is no small feat when you are a female in a male dominated industry coordinating an annual comedy fest. In fact, it is literally not a joke. But comedienne Hope Flood has handled it with amazing finesse and style as her Comics Rock! Convention returns, April 26 to 30, 2016 at J. Anthony Brown’s JSpot Comedy Club, located 5581 W Manchester Boulevard in Westchester, CA.

Lowry Park Zoo Gets Rare French Poitou Donkey

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tom Krueger, owner of Brayfield’s Farm, recently provided the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa with a rare French Poitou Donkey named Geraldine. Founded in 2009, Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is a 63-acre nonprofit zoo that is recognized by the State of Florida as the center for Florida wildlife conservation and biodiversity.

Soviet Union Born Author Details Her Compelling Story of Bondage to Freedom

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Chasing Freedom’ (ISBN: 978-0578164373) is a newly-released book authored by Ella Miriam that details her personal and compelling story from bondage to freedom. Through engaging personal stories, Miriam provides the reader with insight into social dynamics, political events and emigration patterns.

Best Selling Author to Bring ‘Magical Musical Plants’ to Virginia Libraries and Schools

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bestselling author and award-wining songwriter Thornton Cline will bring his latest published children’s book, ‘The Amazing Magical Musical Plants’ (ISBN: 978-1574243253), to Central Virginia for a free multimedia book event tour of the Richmond Public Library, the Blackstone Public Library, one Richmond Public School and an autograph event for Classical FM radio station, WCPE in Raleigh, North Carolina March 8-12, 2016.

Animated Horror Indie Launches Crowdfund

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coverage Ink Films, producers of the animated horror thriller ‘Malevolent’ have launched an IndieGogo campaign. The goal is to reach $45K for finishing funds. The film stars Ray Wise (‘Twin Peaks,’ ‘Robocop’), Morena Baccarin (‘Deadpool,’ ‘Gotham,’ ‘Firefly’), Bill ‘Choptop’ Moseley (‘The Devil’s Rejects,’ ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre II’) and sci-fi legend William Shatner (‘Star Trek,’ ‘Boston Legal’).

Very Rich Style (VRS) by Velica Steadman Featured in the PLITZS New York City Fashion Week Designer Showcase

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Very Rich Style is a fashion design brand that was born from a mother’s desire. The owner, Velica Steadman initially, originally thought sewing would just be a hobby. However, her mother pushed her towards a different idea. After a decent amount of encouragement, her mother’s advice finally got to her. Velica changed her attention from small decorative furnishings, to dress-making, and creating men’s accessories.

Actor, Stuntman and Fitness Entrepreneur scores role in ‘LIVE BY NIGHT’ by Ben Affleck and Launches X3S Bench

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zak Lee Guarnaccia is a multifaceted actor, Hollywood stuntman, filmmaker, martial artist and fitness expert, whose career has been evolving in film, television, martial arts and fitness for well-over two decades. Guarnaccia is thrilled to join the cast on ‘Live by Night’ – the upcoming American crime film, written and directed by the Oscar-winning director Ben Affleck, based on the 2012 novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane and distributed by Warner Bros. Affleck is also producing along with Leonardo DiCaprio.

Nichelle Nichols Joins Paramount FX Team to Rebuild Starship Enterprise

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Star Trek fans and those with interest in movie history have the chance to ‘boldly go where no man has gone before.’ The original iconic movie model of the USS Enterprise used in the first six Star Trek films is about to be rebuilt, Project Enterprise announced today.

Texas Boys Choir 70th Anniversary Documentary Debuts Feb. 18 at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A film documentary commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Texas Boys Choir will be screened at 7 p.m., Feb. 18 during a special ceremony at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The documentary – literally seven decades in the making – explores the vast and rich history and legacy of the boys choir. It is written and directed by Gary McGrath, a TBC alum who also is executive director of The Texas State Men and Boys Choir.

Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by Brett Hamil

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Brett Hamil’s first comedy CD ‘GROWER’ on February 12, 2016. Recorded in front of a live audience at the The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Washington, this CD packs a hilarious, socially conscious brand of comedy that gets people both thinking and laughing.

‘Area Code 666’ A New Approach to Modern Fiction

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Writer John Scott G is creating the world’s first omnibus novel. Interweaving nine novels, dozens of short stories, numerous comedy routines, and a great deal of political satire, ‘Area Code 666’ is being serialized on Ga-Ga.com, the new online magazine of the arts (in BETA).

Ely Winter Festival and ArtWalk – Nobody Does Winter Better!

ELY, Minn., Jan. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ely’s Winter Festival and ArtWalk opens Thursday, February 4 and continues through Sunday, February 14, 2016. This annual celebration of winter in the north offers outdoor activities, both muscle- and engine-powered; indoor cultural and social events; and the ArtWalk, which combines the best of indoor and outdoor.

Award-Winning Writer, Daniel P. Douglas, Announces Release of ‘Glimpse’ a Science Fiction Conspiracy Thriller Short Story

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Daniel P. Douglas announces the release of a new short story entitled ‘Glimpse,’ a science fiction Cold War suspense thriller published by Geminid Press, LLC. In ‘Glimpse,’ a small group of agents who will become known as the ‘Men in Black’ deploy in response to an event that will provide a harrowing glimpse into humanity’s apocalyptic future.

California Basketball Assn. Holds Draft – Center Renardo Sidney Is Men’s First-Ever Player Selected

COMPTON, Calif., Jan. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Mississippi State star Renardo Sidney was the first player taken in the inaugural California Basketball Association’s draft Sunday January 10, 2016. In all, 48 players were selected by six different CBA men’s teams over eight rounds to play in the new professional basketball league. Free Agent tryouts are Saturday January 23, 2016 at 5 p.m. at the USESS Center in Compton, California.

Austin ‘Wiggin’ Out’ Event Raises Awareness and Dollars to Help Fight Alzheimer’s Disease

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wearing smiles and purple wigs, a gathering of normally serious professionals mingled festively in ‘Wiggin’ Out,’ a fundraising event held at Maggie Mae’s in Austin, Texas, Saturday evening, January 16. ‘We achieved two objectives,’ says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, hosts of the event. ‘First, we raised some money to help fight Alzheimer’s. And second, we raised awareness of the growing need for long-term care as the disease progresses.’

Whiteflash Selected to Host Historic Esperanza Diamond

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash announced today that they have been selected to host the historic Esperanza Diamond in Houston, Texas on its cross-country tour of American Gem Society (AGS) member stores. The one-of-a-kind diamond will be on display in the Whiteflash Houston jewelry store in Sugar Land Town Square February 3-7, 2016.

KING OF THA HILLS artist aktively collabs with Zaytoven and Young Dro to obtain unwavering recognition in the music industry

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, KING OF THA HILLS (K.O.T.H.) made music business history with the release of their new hit single called ‘Aktive’ which is now available on music outlets and is produced by multi-platinum producer Zaytoven (Xavior Dotson).

Uproar Entertainment Releases the First Stand-Up Comedy CD by Nick Cobb

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Nick Cobb’s first comedy CD, ‘Too Broke For Therapy’ to be released January 15, 2016.

Great American Foundation to Put On Huge 3 Day Hamburger and Music Festival in St. Augustine, FL May 20-22, 2016

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mark your calendars and let the countdown begin for BurgerFest, hosted by Great American Foundation. Nothing says ‘all American’ like a spring food and music festival in the oldest city in America. Come out and enjoy mouth-watering burgers, great live music and ice cold beer.

Bestselling Author to Bring ‘Magical Musical Plants’ to California Libraries and NAMM

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bestselling author and award-winning songwriter, Thornton Cline will bring his latest published children’s book, ‘The Amazing Magical Musical Plants’ (ISBN: 978-1574243253) to Anaheim, Calif., for a free multimedia book event tour of the Anaheim Public Libraries on January 19-24, 2016.

Pompano Beach’s Ali Cultural Arts Center Hosts Grammy Award-Winning Musicians Ghost-Note

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ali Cultural Arts Center is proud to present Ghost-Note on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. The duo is comprised of drummer Robert ‘Sput’ Searight and percussionist Nate Werth, both from the Grammy(R) Award-winning band, Snarky Puppy.

Music Computing releases Ultra HD 4K touchscreen conference table with built-in motorized liquor dispensing bar

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CES 2016 (Hall: Sand G / Booth 82519) — The MotionCOMMAND-T is Music Computing’s line of interactive touchscreen conference tables. Whether it’s in a boardroom or showroom, the MotionCOMMAND-T allows you to communicate more effectively through its interactive features and touch functions. It definitely makes an impactful statement to your presentation.

Your Quick Guide to the Best Divorce in Massachusetts: A Successful Start to Your New Life

EASTON, Mass., Jan. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Getting divorced? At stake is your financial future as well as your relationship with your children if you have any, says Massachusetts divorce lawyer Bill Farias. Will you just wing it and see how things go or will you instead take steps to ensure that you give yourself the best chance of a favorable outcome? As with anything else in life, preparation for divorce can significantly increase your chances of getting the results you want.

10th Anniversary Edition of Best-Selling Medicaid Planning book published

LAREDO, Texas, Jan. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phylius Press is pleased to announce the 10th Anniversary Edition of the best-selling Medicaid planning book ‘How to Protect Your Family’s Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets’ (ISBN: 978-1-941123-04-1), by attorney K. Gabriel Heiser.

‘Iterations in Stone’ Opens at The Desert Light Gallery

KELSO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Desert Light Gallery, located in Mojave National Preserve’s Kelso Visitors Center, Kelso California, announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, ‘Iterations in Stone,’ (January 4 – March 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday, closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays).

‘Trey the Movie’ Produced for $68, Grosses over $150,000

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Urbanstylz, the independent production company, announced today that its first feature film, ‘Trey the Movie,’ which was produced for just $68, has grossed more than $150,000 in multiple channels of digital distribution while garnering attention at numerous film festivals. The film tells the story of a man whose life is so overwhelming that he snaps killing everyone in his path. It was Mr. James’ directorial debut, with an experimental approach to production marked by trial, error and many accidental creative successes.

‘Winter on Fire’ Director Awarded by Ukrainian President

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — American-Russian Business Council is pleased to announce that its member and director of the Netflix original documentary ‘Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom,’ Evgeny Afineevsky, has been awarded the Medal of the Cross of Ivan Mazepa by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

Pompano Beach Amphitheater Presents Little River Band, Engelbert Humperdinck and Sea of JazzFest

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach Amphitheater, The Amp, is proud to present an international lineup of legends to kick off 2016. January opens with Little River Band, who have sold 30 million CDs; followed by the King of Romance Engelbert Humperdinck and the return of the critically acclaimed Sea of JazzFest.

Valiant Horizon Announces Collaboration Track Between L.A.-­Based Artists Katty McGrew and Adam Morris

ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valiant Horizon announces ‘Dark Matter’ featuring Katty McGrew produced by Valiant Horizon artist Adam Morris. Bred out of the American EDM scene and influenced by European trance music, Adam is an up-­and-­coming and rising electronica musician. His focus is in the trance realm of today’s electronic music scene. So his collaboration with fellow Los Angeleno and singer/producer Katty McGrew was a natural fit.

New York City Event Planner Offers Amazing New Year’s Eve Party Savings and Fun

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York City is one of the most exciting places to ring in the New Year and BestNewYears.com wants to ensure people get the most bang for their buck. ‘This year, we are encouraging people to buy early and save big,’ Jessica Stewart, vice president, marketing for EMRG Media, parent company for BestNewYears, says.

James Brown Family Foundation Continues Legacy with Charitable Giving to The New Community Corporation’s Harmony House

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The James Brown Family Foundation (JBFF) continued the legacy of the Legendary Godfather of Soul with charitable giving to The New Community Corporation’s Harmony House, on Monday December 14, 2015. The children and families also received a visit from jolly Old Saint Nick and a special holiday performance from Josiah Borden and Brandon Williams.

Why Donald Trump’s Bid for Presidency Related to New Art Movement is Essential? Artist Kaloust Guedel Explains

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We’ve all heard the phrase, ‘Art imitates life.’ And it could not ring truer than in how a new contemporary art movement, Excessivism, founded by American artist, Kaloust Guedel, that showcases the excessiveness present in people’s lives, correlates to Donald Trump’s bid for the GOP presidential nomination.

James Brown Toy Giveaway Uplifts Children Spirits for The Holidays

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Monday, December 14, 2015, The James Brown Family Foundation will continue the legacy of the Legendary Godfather of Soul with charitable giving to The New Community Corporation’s Harmony House. Deanna Brown Thomas, daughter of the Godfather and President of the James Brown Family Foundation (JBFF), extends his charitable giving on Monday December 14, 2015 as she brings the James Brown Toy Giveaway to New Jersey!

NY Times Best-Selling Author’s Book Optioned by Ridley Scott, Partners with Humanitarian Singer-Songwriter-Composer

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi award-winning singer/songwriter/composer Paul Luftenegger and New York Times best-selling author Anita Moorjani, whose hugely successful book ‘Dying to be Me’ chronicles her struggle with cancer and her near death experience with heaven (over one million copies sold, translated into 47 languages), are jointly releasing an album to inspire self-love, ‘The Miracle of You.’

Soul Music Legend Charles Wright’s A Million $ Worth of Memories Presents New Year’s Eve – Live in Concert Saban Theatre

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join us at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif., at 8 p.m. for the funky grooves of headliner Charles Wright and The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band! Special musical guests include The Original Lakeside, Bloodstone and Chante Moore will keep the stage hot until the ball drops. A champagne toast and party favors help you bring in 2016 with fireworks, fun and soul music from many decades.

Author A.A. Jones Takes the ‘Plunge’ in Underwater Pole Dance to Announce the Re-Release of ‘Tilt’

BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author A.A. Jones is re-releasing her memoirs, ‘Tilt Diary of a Virgin Stripper’ (ISBN: 978-1257802869) just in time for holiday reading. Instead of doing it with a bang however, the self-confessed housewife by day and exotic dancer by night has taken a plunge instead. ‘Plunge’ is the title of a provocative yet inspirational pole dance shot underwater by world-renowned photographer Brett Stanley.

Imprisoned Actor Steve Comisar Joins the Ranks of Hollywood’s Social Media Superstars

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Steve Comisar is an actor who has appeared in numerous films, TV shows, and commercials. He is also a felon completing the last year of a 15 year federal prison sentence for fraud. The unique combination of felon and actor is apparently very appealing to the public. Just ask Comisar’s half a million Twitter followers or the over one million fans that have viewed his YouTube videos.