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



Wham Bang Comics’ ‘Night Owl: Bullies Deserve Justice’ Warns Kids of Dangers of Bullying

FORT WORTH, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Four years may not be that much time for many grownups in the comic book industry. But for teenage writer Jake Tinsley, it has been literally one-fourth of his life. Jake was 12 when he first started writing comic book and comic strip scripts for Wham Bang Comics, a company he started with his father.

New Pro Sport Explodes Across Arizona as Semi-Finals Begin Airing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The growing popularity of Sky Ball has prompted the formation of a new pro league – the Sky Ball League. As semi-finals begin to gain the attention of sports fans across the country, Fox Sports Arizona is set to air the semi-final playoffs, which were shot in L.A., August 20 and 27 (check local listings for times) between the Tampa Dragons and the Los Angeles 405s.

TheShowStore.com Launches a Revamped Website Featuring Easy Access to Upgraded and Expanded Services

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Ligeti Artists LLC introduced updates to TheShowStore.com, a new, online, live entertainment booking platform. Now consumers seeking premium artists and attractions for local, regional, national and international events can easily search and book live talent.

Florida Eyes Tampa Dragons as They Take on Los Angeles 405s in New Pro Ball League Semi-Finals

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tampa Dragons, a new team in the up-and-coming national Sky Ball League, can be seen battling the Los Angeles 405’s in the Sky Ball League semi-finals (previously taped in L.A.) airing August 20 and 27 in Florida on the Fox Sports Network, on WTVT-13 in Tampa and on DIRECTV nationwide (check local listings for times).

Roger Shiffman to Serve as New Global Board Chairman of Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation has named Roger Shiffman its new global board chairman. A well-known figure in the toy industry, Shiffman built in separate phases of his career, two highly successful companies – Tiger Electronic Toys, makers of Furby, and more recently, Zizzle.

‘Nine Days that Changed the World’ to be Screened at World Youth Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Nine Days that Changed the World,’ hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich, and produced by Citizens United Productions in association with Gingrich Productions and Peace River Company, will be screened at World Youth Day in Madrid, Spain on August 17, 2011.

Indian Artisans Gather Where Three Rivers Meet for Annual Totah Festival

FARMINGTON, N.M. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Each Labor Day Weekend Native American craftsmen meet near the confluence of the Animas, La Plata and San Juan Rivers in Farmington, N.M. for the Totah Festival. ‘We gather for friendship,’ says George Francis, Totah Festival Foundation Board President, ‘and we come to sell arts and crafts before the winter comes to the Four Corners.’ Farmington, a Four Corners center of trade, lies in a river valley which the Navajos once called Totah, ‘the place where rivers meet.’

Houston Teen Rapper Baby Jay Headlines the ‘Fort Hood Teen Back to School Bash and Carnival’ on Aug. 19

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Roland Entertainment announced today that teen rapper Baby Jay has been invited for a second time to perform at Fort Hood for their ‘Teen Back to School Bash and Carnival’ per recommendation from the Grammy organization Texas Chapter. The event is presented by The U.S. Army Child, Youth and School Services in partnership with The USO. Baby Jay will headline the event for teens from the Fort Hood community.

Judds to ‘Turn It Loose’ in Final Appearance on Their Last Encore Tour

LADY LAKE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Naomi and Wynonna Judd, the most successful female duo in country music history, will soon take their final Florida bow on The ‘Last Encore Tour,’ as headliners for The Grand Oaks Festival featuring The Judds, Saturday, October 15. The concert will benefit the Alliance Healthcare Foundation.

The Guaranteed Tax Credit – Clean Out Clutter and Save at Least $250 – Guaranteed!

LINCOLN, Neb. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taxpayers can increase their tax savings by at least $250 when they use the 82-page booklet titled ‘MONEY – For Your Used Clothing 2011.’ Most people save hundreds more. Written by Certified Public Accountant William R. Lewis and Tax Auditor Connie S. Edmond of Certified Used Clothing Values, Inc., the 2011 booklet publishes values for over 1,200 used clothing and household items that comply with the new IRS guidelines, saving people hundreds of dollars on their taxes – guaranteed.

Simplicite Volontaire – ‘Voluntary Simplicity’ or Frugality is Now Cool!

SHORT HILLS, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DoubleTake Luxury Consignment flourishes in poor economy – shoppers finding back to school and fall fashion steals. Today the Bergdorf Goodman customer brags about the bargains she found at Costco, and the Barney’s client clips Sunday morning coupons for groceries. Price vs. perceived value has never been more of a component of retail fashion shopping trends.

New iPhone Cases Raise the Bar on Severe Drop Protection

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inventive Metals today announced a line of iPhone cases constructed from solid aluminum. The durable cases are available in six different powder-coated finishes with styles ranging from elegant to wild and are designed to protect the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3G/GS models.

16th Annual Richard Schmid Fine Art Auction Labor Day Weekend to Raise Funds for Wildfire-Devastated Area

BELLVUE, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art lovers from all over the West will gather in a picturesque mountain valley outside Fort Collins, Colorado on Labor Day Sunday. They’re coming in hopes of acquiring original art from over 100 well-known artists that will be auctioned off to the highest bidder under the ‘Big Top’ at the 16th Annual Richard Schmid Fine Art Auction on Sunday, September 4, 2011.

Fight Night Rocks The Mansion Hosted by Bridget Marquardt

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Max Jacques Entertainment announces Fight Night returns to the Playboy Mansion on August 27, 2011 as sexy Girl Next Door Bridget Marquardt hosts a world-class combat and concert event.

Nude Bieber and Gomez Portrait as Monument to National Exceptionalism – Justin and Selena as ‘One’ in Canadian ‘Garden of Eden’

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite breakup rumors, Teen Choice Award winners Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are presented as a 21st Century Adam and Eve in a new life size portrait created by controversial American artist Daniel Edwards. The portrait depicts the teenagers almost entirely nude, with a Canadian maple leaf and a Texas lone star covering their most intimate parts. The portrait will be unveiled at Dallas’s New Fine Arts, near Gomez’s hometown, at a time yet to be announced by Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

Sesene Entertainment Releases Hot Club Download of Renowned Turntablist DJ Jimmy Stewart Jr.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DJ Jimmy Stewart Jr. just finished his ‘I have a Dream’ record and Sesene Entertainment is promoting it via a free download on its web site. ‘To date, this is the most powerful piece Stewart has done and he believes that this is one of those projects that is and will always be bigger than him,’ says Sean Alfonso, president/CEO of Sesene Entertainment.

Teen Radio Host Interviews More Than 100 Celebrities in One Year

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It all started in front of a coffee shop in Daytona Beach, FL. Pavlina Osta, a 10-year old musician, was playing the steel drums and piqued the interest of a local radio show; this quickly led to a show of her own and to the creation of Pavlina Productions.

Judy Garland: 75 Years of Magic

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An exhibition presenting the iconic images and portraits of Judy Garland in her major roles as film and Broadway star can be viewed online at Big Eye Gallery. Running in conjunction with the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Judy Garland film series, ‘Judy Garland: 75 Years of Magic’ honors the brilliantly rich body of work this astoundingly short life contributed to cinema, acting, and music.

Wandering Study Documentary Presents a Different Side of Africa

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wandering Study, a documentary film production company dedicated to adding a unique perspective to the common perceptions of global issues, looks to explore another side of Africa.

BetterThanDiamond.com Files Patent Re-Exam Request for Charles and Colvard’s U.S. Patent

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BetterThanDiamond, Inc., a privately held U.S. corporation, today announced it has filed a patent re-examination request with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office regarding Charles & Colvard’s (NASDAQ: CTHR) patent for manufacturing ‘Silicon Carbide Gemstones.’ The patent in contention has allowed Charles & Colvard, Ltd. to enjoy a monopoly position and bill itself as the ‘sole manufacturer’ of Silicon Carbide, or Moissanite, gemstones.

Brian Gavin Diamonds to Release New Signature Quadex Hearts and Arrows Diamond

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the debut of his ‘A Cut Above’ Hearts and Arrows diamonds in 1998, Brian Gavin has been creating new and interesting diamond designs for over fifteen years. With cuts like his Signature Princess and ‘Brian Gavin Blue’ diamonds, he has set the bar high for the competition. Now, Brian Gavin and his company, Brian Gavin Diamonds, are releasing their newest super ideal cut: the Quadex.

Positive Sounds with Bob Taylor Earns 2011 Communicator Award of Excellence for Max Radio Network and WTBQ

WARWICK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The winners of The 2011 Communicator Awards were recently announced by the International Academy of the Visual Arts. Positive Sounds is a weekly Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Radio Program hosted by Bob Taylor. It earned an Award of Excellence, the highest honor in the Radio Programs Category.

New York Times Article Dubs Whiteflash Tops at Making ‘I Do’s’ Easy

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prominently featured in The New York Times Small Business section article (June 15, 2011), ‘Connecting With Clients Through the Power of Tech,’ Whiteflash has yet another reason to boast about cornering the market on bringing superior quality loose diamonds and engagement rings to consumers and winning over tough critics in the process.

The Salvation Army Caught Dancing with The Stars! For the Lions?

OXNARD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chief Investigative Correspondent for Inside Edition, award-winning broadcaster, actress and mosaic artist Lisa Guerrero is not just investigating it; she has been rehearsing for it these last 5 weeks, with a fanfare on July 31st at the Oxnard Salsa Festival Dancing With The Community Stars Contest, says Salvation Army Oxnard. She will also be seen this fall in Brad Pitt’s upcoming baseball film, ‘Moneyball.’

‘Partner Interviewing’: The Secret Every Business Owner Should Know Before Making a Promotional Video

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you have a video on your website, your company is 50 times more likely to land on the first page of Google than websites without video, according to Dr. Sharon Livingston.

Pamela D. Wilson (The Care Navigator) Joins Baby-Boomers Social Networking Site, ActiveEmptyNesters.com

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Active Empty Nesters, the free social networking site aimed at helping baby boomers maintain an active lifestyle, is proud to announce that Pamela D. Wilson, host of the weekly radio show The Caring Generation, will be joining us an ongoing contributor.

‘Voice of Cubs’ Asks Fans to Be a Part of Cubs’ Documentary

MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-time Chicago Cubs spring training P.A. announcer, Tim Sheridan, has partnered with Kickstarter.com to help complete a documentary film over 25 years in the making. ‘Boys of Spring – The Movie,’ follows Tim on his journey with the iconic, hard-luck, Chicago Cubs as both he and the Cubs attempt to reach their ultimate dreams.

New Bridal Salon Says Yes to Couture

LANCASTER, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In White is proud to announce the opening of its new couture bridal gown salon at 661 Harrisburg Avenue in Lancaster’s College Row Shoppes. An open house is scheduled July 15 and 16 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. to allow brides-to-be to see the new gown collection.

Whiteflash Promo ‘FRIENDS ARE LIKE DIAMONDS’ Creates Excitement

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utilizing the allure of their signature A CUT ABOVE(R) Super Ideal Diamond brand, the ongoing Whiteflash FRIENDS ARE LIKE DIAMONDS promotion on Facebook is connecting new friends and spreading the love of ideal diamonds. A trio of dazzling diamond jewelry pieces is being given away in the process!

Sacred Meets Profane on New Album from Larisa Stow and Shakti Tribe

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While ‘mantra-rock’ may not yet be a recognized music genre, it springs to life with the delightful onslaught of sound from Larisa Stow and Shakti Tribe on their new album, ‘Rock on Sat Nam!’ (Prema Shakti Music). The vocals are impassioned and the music soothes one minute and urges you into aural ecstasy the next.