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Page 43 of Entertainment News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



20×200 Offers Print of 19th-Century Photograph by Eadweard Muybridge

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Eadweard Muybridge unveiled his stop-motion photography – which included images of the horse in motion – in the late 1800s, the world was astonished. In the fascinating photographs, Muybridge was the first to capture and sequence movement. These photographs hinted at the technological and artistic revolutions to come, heralding the cinema and advances in stop-motion.

Running of the Bulls in New Orleans Marks 5th Year with Biggest Fest Yet!

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Some people mark their 5-year anniversary with a wooden gift, perhaps a replica of an official Major League Baseball Louisville Slugger. Nola Bulls does it with baseball bats too, only theirs are plastic and wielded by Rolling Bulls! San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) will release hundreds of ‘Roller Bulls’ on its streets again, led by the Big Easy Rollergirls. El Encierro, or Running of the Bulls in New Orleans, is the featured event in a 4 day festival from July 7-10, 2011.

LTC Financial Partners Joins Times Square’s ‘Dancing Grandmas’ to Kick Off Long-Term Care Awareness Campaign

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Braving a threat of thunderstorms, busy New Yorkers and vacationing tourists gathered in Times Square Tuesday morning to hear classical music by Juilliard students followed by a ‘flash mob’ of seemingly disabled older people who suddenly abandoned their crutches to begin dancing joyfully. That captured the crowd’s attention. What was up? The question was soon answered by Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations for LTC Financial Partners LLC.

Colorado Author Helps You Manage Your Personal Brand to Attract Opportunity

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lida Citroen, a personal branding expert and principal of LIDA360, LLC, a branding and marketing firm, announces the release of her book, ‘Reputation 360: Creating Power Through Personal Branding’ (ISBN: 978-0-9831690-0-0, Palisades Publishing, 2011). The book takes you through Citroen’s process for identifying, developing and disseminating a strong personal brand in order to attract opportunities of all kinds.

KidSpirit Online, the Publication by and for Teens, Named Finalist in AEP’s 2011 Golden Lamp Awards

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KidSpirit Online, the magazine and social networking site for 11- to 15-year-olds, is pleased to announce that it has been named a finalist in the 2011 AEP Awards, the highest standard for quality, professional educational resources and excellence in educational marketing. The Association of Educational Publishers’ annual awards program and its seal of excellence are widely recognized by educators, administrators, and parents as a mark of outstanding educational value.

Simple New iPhone App Allows You to Control VLC from Anywhere

AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new app released by Flvorful Games that allows users to simply control their VLC media player libraries is now available on the Apple App Store. Velcro, available for iPhone and iPod touch, aims to provide a simple interface for users to browse playlists and control video by connecting to their VLC library.

Cairns Toys Announces Website Launch, Demonstrating Strength of Independent Toy Stores

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Melissa Cairns today unveiled CairnsToys.com, a website that showcases their unique and hard-to-find toys, as well as provides Internet shoppers with an alternative to the ‘shrink-wrapped’ playtime experience. The virtual toy store now provides toy and gift shoppers across the country with a new and convenient way to purchase their unique and hard-to-find toys and games.

Top 10 AC Charting Artist SJ to Pre-Release Freshman LP

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top 10 national AC radio charting Miami-based artist, SJ, will pre-release his freshman commercial LP, ‘Coffee,’ on May 31, 2011, following exclusive fan and press events at SoHo House (May 11, New York) and Van Dyke Cafe (May 24, Miami). Released by Acoustic Soul Records, the album channels hints of productions by Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, Dave Matthews and Counting Crows, with SJ’s personal touch.

Jewelry Designer Announces Launch of New Website for the Embraceling

BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kristine Lewis, the designer behind Crazyartgrrl Jewelry, has launched a new website to showcase her most popular product, the innovative Embraceling for women. The bracelet, which will be the feature on Embraceling.com, is a signature piece with memory coil that wraps around the wrist without the need for a traditional clasp.

John Tehranian’s ‘Infringement Nation’ Poses Lucid Arguments for Copyright Reform

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To coincide with the 300th anniversary of copyright law, Oxford University Press announces the much-anticipated release of John Tehranian’s new book, ‘Infringement Nation: Copyright 2.0 and You’ (ISBN: 978-0-19-973-317-0).

Send2Press to Sponsor LAMN Jam Music Contests

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles Music Network is delighted to announce a new sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests (‘LAMN Jams’) launching June 7 in Los Angeles. Send2Press Newswire, a unit of Neotrope, will be the official press release service, helping to take LAMN Jams to a new level.

Big Eye Gallery in Collaboration with The Kobal Collection and The Film Society Lincoln Center announces: Elizabeth, The Golden Age

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Big Eye Gallery in collaboration with The Kobal Collection and The Film Society Lincoln Center, announced today the details of their upcoming art exhibit of classic images from film legend Elizabeth Taylor’s life. The exhibit, at the Frieda and Roy Furman Gallery adjacent to the Walter Reade Theatre, will run from May 20 to June 9, 2011.

Recycle Fashionably Expands Sweat Mate Reach for Men, Women and the Planet

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Recycle Fashionably announced this week that Bikram Yoga Calgary is its 50th retailer to carry the environmentally friendly, and oh so fashionable Sweat Mate – a reusable, waterproof bag.

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn Cooks Kentucky Derby Favorite with Iron Chef Bobby Flay

OWENSBORO, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moonlite is no secret to lovers of burgoo and barbecue mutton, so it was just another day when NBC Sports called wanting them to cook Burgoo with Chef Bobby Flay for a Kentucky Derby Special. The Bosley Family has been cooking up Kentucky’s traditional soup Burgoo at the Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn for four generations.

20×200 to Offer Celebrity Benefit Edition from David Bowie

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fans of legendary musician David Bowie can now own a rare artwork by the iconoclast via 20×200.com. In support of Housing Works Thrift Shop’s ‘Design on a Dime’ fundraising event, the pioneering art e-commerce site 20×200 announced it is releasing a special benefit print by Bowie. Bowie’s art print, IMAN No. 1, will be unveiled at Design on a Dime, and will make its online debut on 20×200 on Thursday, May 12, 2011.

Whiteflash Takes Perfection to the Extreme with Super Rare Diamonds

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Already internationally known for perfection in diamond cutting for their A CUT ABOVE Super Ideal Diamonds, Whiteflash has just added several perfect D Color, Internally Flawless (D IF) diamonds to their elite category.

20×200 to Offer Celebrity Benefit Edition from Simon Doonan

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fashion, design and art are uniting for a great cause, and now art collectors everywhere can get in on the action at 20×200.com. In support of Housing Works Thrift Shop’s Design on a Dime fundraising event, the pioneering art e-commerce site 20×200 announced it will release a limited-edition print by renowned style commentator and Barneys New York Creative Ambassador-at-Large Simon Doonan.

Publishers Newswire Announces ‘Books to Bookmark’ List of 11 Interesting New Books from Q1-2011

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first quarter of 2011, Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has today announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list. This is a round-up of 11 new and recent books which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, reality television stars, or other big name authors.

Gingrich Productions to Premiere Documentary on American Exceptionalism

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Newt and Callista Gingrich, in partnership with Citizens United Productions and Peace River Company, will premiere their new documentary, ‘A City Upon A Hill: The Spirit of American Exceptionalism,’ on Friday, April 29 at the Carnegie Institute for Science in Washington, D.C.

Paul Madonna Exclusively Sells Drawing from ‘All Over Coffee’ Series at 20×200

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paul Madonna, the San Francisco-based artist and cartoonist known for his ‘All Over Coffee’ series, is exclusively releasing a detailed ink wash drawing through 20×200.com, the place to discover and buy art online. Titled ‘Studio, All Over Coffee #392,’ the limited-edition print is an up close and personal look inside the artist’s studio, where he produces the beloved series of strips and other cartoons and sketches.

‘No Longer Silent’ Documents Journey from Victimhood to Recovery

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tammy Gagnon announced this week the release of her new book, ‘No Longer Silent’ (ISBN: 978-0-578-06895-4), an autobiography that depicts years of emotional and sexual abuse, culminating in forgiveness and rebuilding.

Mobile iPad App from Sample Digital Connects Hollywood Production

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow applications, is introducing dax|Mobile with iDailies, a subscription service exclusively for Apple’s iPad. The new iPad app available on the iTunes App Store is an innovative collaborative workflow tool for professional film/TV production, post-production and marketing creatives and executives who require working access 24/7 to in-progress content.

The Adventure Continues with ‘Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II,’ a New Action-Packed Science Fiction Novel by Jorge Scerba

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II’ (ISBN: 978-1-58909-731-5) by Jorge Scerba, just released by Bookstand Publishing, is an action-packed science fiction novel you don’t want to miss.

Producers RSVP ‘The Beat Hotel’ for Big Screen

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Beat Hotel,’ the non-fiction book by Barry Miles (ISBN: 978-1903809587, Grove, 2000), about American Beat Era icons creating groundbreaking art, literature and lifestyles in a legendary hotel in Paris, 1957-1963, has been optioned by producer Pamela Dickerson for development as a narrative feature film. Pamela has teamed with Rex Weiner, a journalist and playwright, to co-produce and develop the property.

Nine Days that Changed the World Wins ‘Special Jury Remi Award’ at 2011 WorldFest-Houston Independent International Film Festival

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, has been awarded a Gold Special Jury Remi Award for Best Documentary at the 2011 WorldFest-Houston Independent International Film Festival.

Spring Designer Fashion is Here – Luxury Consignment Shopping Can Be Fun and Rewarding

SHORT HILLS, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spring is here, and many smart shoppers have discovered a growing new trend that offers a way to look great in their favorite designer apparel and accessories without breaking the bank. Marci Kessler, owner of DoubleTake boutiques throughout New Jersey says, ‘Properly shopping designer consignment can be fun and rewarding.’

Sandra Piller New Single ‘Fixin’ To Fall’ Reaches Country Radio Fans

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Strong radio airplay, a steady climb up the charts and numerous awards have greeted songs from Sandra Piller’s current album, ‘Days Like These,’ and now she is releasing her next single to country radio, ‘Fixin’ To Fall.’ The tune is ‘an upbeat love song that makes you want to dance,’ notes Piller.

StartingAClothingLine.com Launches Fashion Awareness with Digital Fashion Pro Contest – Portion of Sales to Benefit Dress for Success

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — StartingAClothingLine, the leading source of how-to industry information for aspiring fashion designers, is seeking the world’s future stars during its own Fashion Awareness Week (May 9 – May 15). The creators of Digital Fashion Pro (DFP) software announce its own contest designed to empower individuals aiming to start and design their own clothing line.

Juju Band Family Adds a New Collection to Aid Colic Relief in Babies

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Julie Acevedo and Julio Guerra of Juju Concepts LLC announce the new additions to the Juju Band family. The Helmet collection was inspired by an invitation to attend the 2010 Super Bowl. ‘Our company wanted to focus on something that included the well being of the entire family and sports were the natural choice for us.’

Global Music Rights Panel at the California Copyright Conference in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Songwriters, music publishers, and holders of intellectual property are invited to attend the California Copyright Conference presentation ‘Music Rights from a Global Perspective’ on the evening of Wednesday, April 13 in Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles).