Entertainment News - Page 42

Page 42 of Entertainment News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Internet Radio Network Adds Podcasting Reaching Over 100,000 Listeners a Day

OMAHA, NE /Send2Press Newswire/ — The Enigma Radio Network recently added a podcasting division to their popular programming lineup of Internet radio shows. This addition helped the network reach over 100,000 MP3 downloads per day on February 21, 2005.

Alien Apparatus Company Solo Performer Show Controller 2.0 Adds MIDI Control and More

PHILADELPHA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. releases Solo Performer Show Controller version 2.0. Solo Performer Show Controller is a system for controlling the background music, lyrics displays, MIDI effects, and light shows for musicians. The system consists of a six-button foot controller that connects to a computer via USB, and software that runs on Windows and Macintosh.

Books Transform People … BookCrafter Transforms Books!

BELLINGHAM, WA /Send2Press Newswire/ — The BookCrafter ™ Publishing Suite, from Colligo Corporation, could well be a technological innovation as significant as the printing press itself. A complete turnkey solution, BookCrafter enables users to convert printed books to accessible digital books as fast as pages can be fed through the system’s included scanner. The Accessible Books read themselves out loud, become large type books, books in Braille, Audio Books, DAISY (Digital Accessible Information SYstem) format and more.

Star Makeovers Presents ‘Makeup Secrets Revealed’ on DVD Video

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Makeup Secrets Revealed, the preeminent step-by-step DVD teaching women of all ages how to apply makeup like a Hollywood makeup artist is available immediately from Star Makeovers (www.LookLikeAStar.com). In ten easy steps, or about an hour, anyone with a DVD player can easily learn the secrets of professional makeup application. The technique creates a natural and alluring look that will help any woman transform herself into a flawless beauty.

New Teen Adventure Novel Explores America’s Ancient American Indian Past While Providing a Dose of Fantasy Sufficient to Attract Harry Potter Fans

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Hallmark Emporium today announced the publication of ‘Toby Erdrich and the Golden Eclipse,’ a historical and somewhat romantic fantasy-adventure novel. Lee White Fox takes young-hearted readers into the world of American Indians in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula before any white people showed up–well, at least not in over ten or fifteen thousand years, if experts are beginning to get it right about the peopling of ancient America.

Makeup Artists from Calif. Agency Donating 100% of Earnings for Services Provided at Academy Awards to Tsunami Victims

COSTA MESA, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Makeup Artists with Empire Agency in Southern California are continuing the fundraising efforts for tsunami victims by donating their earnings. One hundred percent of Artists earnings from makeup services provided to clients and celebrities attending, appearing, or performing at the 2005 Grammy Awards and Academy Awards will be donated to Save the Children’s Tsunami Relief Fund.

Waking the Tiger: Leonard Feinberg’s Timely New Novel About Sri Lanka

DENVER, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — Since the devastating tsunami on December 2004, people around the world have once again become aware of Sri Lanka and its devastating civil war. Anyone eager to learn more about this fascinating country should not miss reading Leonard Feinberg’s new novel set in Sri Lanka, published by Pilgrims Process, Inc.

Muzak Shines Spotlight on Music

CHARLOTTE, NC /Send2Press Newswire/ — Muzak (www.muzak.com) announced today that they are incorporating a special events and holiday calendar into their core programming lineup. Muzak Spotlight will feature select artists on various days throughout the year, using music as a means to celebrate important events and pay tribute to influential bands and musicians.

Peter Kessler Acquires Interest in Golf Media Partners/Advantage Golf Schools

ORLANDO, Fla. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Golf Media Partners announced today that Peter Kessler, golf broadcaster, journalist and Founder of The Perfect Club Company, has acquired an equity stake in the company and effective immediately will become Chairman of Golf Media’s Advantage Golf Schools (www.advantagegolfschool.com) and head the company’s new television production division.

ASI Publishing Announces the Publication of ‘Infusion,’ a New Sci-Fi Novel by Noted Technical Author Clint Smith

NEW YORK, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ — ASI Publishing (www.asipublishing.com), a small press based in New York which specializes in the publication of science fiction, today announced the publication of ‘INFUSION,’ a new book by well-known technical author Clint Smith, P.E.

Chicago Author Shines Positive Light on Meeting Through the Personals

CHICAGO, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ — When Chicago author, Carrie Carr, decided to spruce up her life with a little excitement, she knew exactly what was needed – romance, and lots of it. Armed with a positive attitude, she ventured into the world of personal ads. Her debut novel, ‘Single Black Female,’ mimics her own amusing experiences and fictionalizes the consequences of falling helplessly in love with a married man.

Kain (Cain) Depicted Killing Abel on the Parthenon?

ANNAPOLIS, MD /Send2Press Newswire/ — Did ancient Greek artists depict Kain (Cain) killing Abel on their most glorious temple, the Parthenon? Yes, according to Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr., author of ‘The Parthenon Code: Mankind’s History in Marble,’ new from Solving Light Books.

New Book by Geoff Hoff and Steve Mancini Asks: Can a Gay and a Straight Guy Inhabit the Same Novel Without Driving Each Other Crazy?

VENTURA, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Joseph Coaler Productions (www.JosephCoaler.com) today announced the publication of ‘Weeping Willow Volume One: Welcome to River Bend,’ by Geoff Hoff and Steve Mancini, a novel comprised of the first fifteen installments of Hoff and Mancini’s on-line satirical soap opera of the same name, which has become a cult sensation among cyber serial fans and comedy enthusiasts.

Internet Upstart MyDateLive, Inc. Joins Forces with Renowned Model Sabrina Sikora (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Search on NBC) and Sikora Productions to Launch 360Flair.com

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Every year thousands of new hopefuls flood the modeling and talent industries hoping to make their mark. Now, with the help of a new partnership between Internet and television media producer MyDateLive, Inc. and model Sabrina Sikora and Sikora Productions, they have a place to start.

Images of Nature(R) Announces Donation Efforts for Tsunami Relief

OMAHA, NE /Send2Press Newswire/ — Images of Nature(R) today announced they will donate $2.00 for each 2005 calendar sold in their stores and online during the month of January to UNICEF Tsunami Relief. Funds will go to helping thousands of children that are at great risk following the earthquake and tsunamis that hit coastal areas across South Asia on December 26.

‘Binladin: Where is Your Support for Your Muslim Brothers Now?’ Encourages Californian owning former Binladin Family Website

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Christopher Curry, Technology Consultant for Shrimpo LLC, has challenged Osama Binladin and the Binladin family to provide aid for those thousands affected by the tsunami disasters in South-East Asia.

NYU Center for Publishing and ForeWord Magazine Plan Independent Publishing Survey

TRAVERSE CITY, MI and NEW YORK CITY, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ — New York University’s (NYU) Center for Publishing and ForeWord Magazine (www.forewordmagazine.com) announced today a collaborative project to launch a new publishing industry survey of small presses. The goal of the first annual survey is to discover current and coming trends in marketing, distribution, and sales, which will be usable to these publishers in their own planning strategies.

Industry Magazine Announces Launch of Boston Edition in February, 2005

BOSTON, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Industry Magazine (www.industrymagazine.com), a national franchise publication based in Orlando, Florida, today announced the February, 2005 launch of their Boston edition, which will combine Industry Magazine’s national entertainment, fashion, lifestyle and culture coverage with local editorial content.

ArtMolds Announces First Annual Life Casting Awards for Artistic Achievement in the Service of Humanity

SUMMIT, NJ /Send2Press Newswire/ — ArtMolds (www.artmolds.com), a New Jersey based manufacturer of art kits, mold-making and casting materials, today announced that it has joined forces with the Association of Lifecasters International (ALI) to co-sponsor the first annual Life Casting Awards for outstanding artistic achievement in the service of humanity.

Apple iTunes(tm) Releases Keith Thompson’s Pipe Organ Classic, ‘A King’s Christmas’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, today announced that Keith Thompson’s Christmas pipe organ classic, ‘A King’s Christmas’ is now available nationally and internationally through Apple iTunes(tm).

Author Issues $5,000 Challenge to Top 10 Universities: Break My Cipher – If You Can

CHICAGO, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ — It could be a very Merry Christmas for a student at one of the top universities in the country if they are able to break the cipher at the end of the novel, THE MOSES RIDDLE. A new novel by Chicago author Hunt Kingsbury and published by Bimini Road Publishing, offers $5,000, or the equivalent in authentic Egyptian treasure, to anyone who can break the cipher and solve the riddle at the end of the book.

A New Book by a Heart Attack Victim Has Refueled the Decades Old Debate: Do the Cardiological Benefits of Statins Outweigh Their Negative Side Effects?

JERUSALEM, Israel /Send2Press Newswire/ — Recent medical studies are recommending lowering existing LDL cholesterol levels for post heart attack patients to levels significantly lower than the ceiling of 100 mg/dL that has been in effect until now. Many people taking statins to meet the existing goal of 100 already feel that the quality of their lives has reached zero. In ‘Surviving a Successful Heart Attack,’ Mike Stone describes the massive disruptions in his professional and personal life, and his own futile attempts to climb out of the mental/emotional abyss that he had somehow stumbled into.