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



Bob Moog Foundation and Museum of Making Music Auction a Moog Synthesizer Signed by Jazz Greats Herbie Hancock and George Duke

ASHEVILLE, N.C. and CARLSBAD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bob Moog Foundation and the Museum of Making Music are delighted to announce the joint auction of a Moog Little Phatty Stage II(R) synthesizer signed by jazz fusion legends Herbie Hancock and George Duke. The auction, which benefits both organizations, will be hosted on the Bob Moog Foundation eBay portal from Sept. 8 to Sept. 18, 2011.

Bob Moog Foundation Celebrates 5th Anniversary with Refreshed Program Direction, Music EP, Limited Edition Poster and Legacy Apparel

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunday, August 21, 2011 marked the sixth anniversary of Bob Moog’s passing and the fifth anniversary of the Bob Moog Foundation’s formal launch. In celebration of that milestone, the Foundation is making daily announcements of new projects, branding and fundraising opportunities. Monday, August 22 saw the launch of the Moogstress blog, written by Michelle Moog-Koussa.

Art Controversy Revealed this Week: Daniel Edwards’ Justin Bieber Allegory of a Teen Sex Symbol

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Images of the allegorical tribute to teen idol Justin Bieber, created by controversial New York artist Daniel Edwards, are being released by Cory Allen Contemporary Art this week.

Dubbed the Italian Jackie Chan, Actor Zak Lee Guarnaccia Stars as Pancho Villa ‘Deadliest Warrior 3’ on Spike TV

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This rugged and relentless Award Winning actor, after recently appearing on such shows such as ABC’s ‘General Hospital,’ Comedy Central’s ‘Jon Benjamin Has a Van’ and the American Express National Commercial with Conan O’Brien, Italian-born stuntman and martial arts expert Zak Lee Guarnaccia will next appear on September 7, 2011 as the lead role, Pancho Villa on ‘Deadliest Warrior season 3’ on Spike TV.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Grandich Comes Out in Support of David Tyree

WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, founder of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Co, is speaking out in support of former NY Giant David Tyree who has been under intense media scrutiny for some gutsy statements he made about gay marriage. Posted in an online video on June 15, Tyree says he recorded the video because he opposes the notion of gay marriage and says he’s simply voicing his opinion.

Long-Term Care Expert Denise Gott to be Featured on 21st Century Business Television, CNBC, June 10

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scant planning for long-term care is a big problem in America. Prudential Financial Inc. notes that 74 percent of consumers ages 55 to 65 (about three in every four of us) polled for a recent survey said they are concerned about needing some kind of long-term care. ‘Yet nearly 54 percent of Baby Boomers, now entering their retirement years, believe Medicare or health insurance will cover their long-term care needs, when they won’t,’ says Denise Gott, of LTC Financial Partners.

Invention for Shirtless Politicians

BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for Father’s Day get the man in your life the world’s first handheld extendable tripod, the Quik Pod, by Fromm Works Inc. He can photograph himself shirtless and be properly centered in each photo. Great for Twitter feeds. Converts to a tabletop tripod stand when hands are not available to hold the camera.

Whiteflash Announces Expansion of A CUT ABOVE Princess Super Ideal Diamonds

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whiteflash Inc. announced today a new promotion in celebration of their expanded line of A CUT ABOVE Princess Diamonds – the stunning sister to their internationally recognized super ideal A CUT ABOVE Hearts and Arrows Round Diamonds.

Osama Bin Laden Death Sculpture Gets Name from Facebook

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A naked Osama Bin Laden, laden with sea crabs and shackled to a U.S. Navy SEALs cement block at the bottom of the sea receives its official title, courtesy of the friends on Facebook. The Osama Bin Laden sculpture is the latest by New York artist Daniel Edwards, and is being unveiled this week on Facebook, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

New Whiteflash Bauble is Simply ‘Bella’

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lost in translation; definitely not. No matter what language, the outcome is the same; Whiteflash, the go-to destination on the web for superior quality diamonds, has unveiled yet another spectacular design that can only be summed up in one word – simply ‘Bella.’

Starlight’s Annual ‘A Stellar Night’ Gala Honored Philanthropists Kathy, Paris and Nicky Hilton and Forever 21’s Do Won Chang

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At Starlight Children’s Foundation’s annual ‘A Stellar Night’ gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen and Nintendo of America Inc., on Saturday, March 26, 2011, at The Century Plaza Hyatt Regency Hotel, Starlight presented long-time philanthropists Kathy, Paris and Nicky Hilton with its 2011 ‘Heart of Gold Award’ and Do Won Chang, Founder/CEO of Forever 21, Inc., with its 2011 Jacki Carlish Humanitarian Award.

Bob Moog Foundation Announces Spectrasonics Benefit

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bob Moog Foundation today announced that music software developer Spectrasonics has launched a unique, multi-faceted tribute to honor the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Dr. Robert Moog. Spectrasonics has released the ‘Bob Moog Tribute Library’ created by renowned artists for Spectrasonics’ Omnisphere virtual instrument software, and also kicked off a contest designed around the library.

The Bob Moog Foundation is Recipient of 2011 Non-Profit PR Grants Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope is honored to make The Bob Moog Foundation its fourth chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grant Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with The Bob Moog Foundation’s mission to educate and inspire children and adults through the power and possibilities of electronic music and intersection of music, science and innovation.

Appearing on Fox and CNBC TV, Denise Gott, Long-Term Care Expert, Will Reveal Alarming ‘Awareness Gap’

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, at least 70 percent of Americans over 65 will need long-term care services at some point. And Prudential Financial Inc. notes that 74 percent of consumers age 55 to 65 (about three in every four of us) polled for a recent survey said they are concerned about needing some kind of long term care.

Publishers Newswire Announces Q4-2010 ‘Books to Bookmark’ List of 12 Interesting New Books to Start New Year

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the fourth quarter of 2010, 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 12 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.

Seattle Bash Announces the 9th Annual INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seattle Bash announces the 9th annual INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash – the largest New Year’s Eve party in the Northwest, being held at the EMP (Experience Music Project) in downtown Seattle.

Grandich Writes Foreword to New Book ‘Restoring the American Dream’ to be Released Today

WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, editor and publisher of the Grandich Letter, has authored the foreword in Michel Faulkner’s new book ‘Restoring the American Dream’ (ISBN 13: 978-1-936314-30-0), which is being released nationally today. Grandich, an internationally-followed financial commentator and markets expert, had previously endorsed Faulkner in New York’s 15th District Congressional race against Charles Rangel.

The 9th Annual Ultimate Halloween Bash!

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year Space City Mixer events are bringing you the ‘Ultimate Halloween Bash’ Halloween Party. It is the biggest Halloween Costume Party in Seattle! Tonight, you’re in control. Be anything you want to be. Tonight is the night to bring out your ultimate costume.

Wall Street Whiz Kid to Pay Legal Bill to Defend Jets Superfan Fireman Ed Against Possible Charges

WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Wall Street Whiz Kid’ Peter Grandich, who works with current and former NY Jets and NY Giants, has come to the aid of Jets Superfan ‘Fireman Ed,’ who may be facing assault charges for allegedly shoving a Giants fan at the August 16 Giants-Jets preseason game at the new Meadowlands Stadium.

Voices.com Grows by 228 percent, Ranks Number 34 on the PROFIT HOT 50

TORONTO, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voices.com, one of Canada’s fastest growing digital media companies, has been recognized in PROFIT Magazine’s ’11th Annual PROFIT HOT 50.’ For the second year in a row, digital media company Voices.com ranks on the definitive list of emerging growth ventures.

Whiteflash.com Offers Red Hot Fall Promotion

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online jewelry retailer Whiteflash Inc. offers customers a complimentary pair of platinum and diamond stud earrings with the purchase of award-winning ‘Jennifer’ platinum and diamond engagement ring from Designs by Vatche.

Broadway Musicians Reclaim Center Stage in PIT STOP PLAYERS 2010-11 Season Opener

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pit Stop Players, a thirteen-member instrumental ensemble, will play its opening concert of the season on Monday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m., at New York’s Second Presbyterian Church, 6 W. 96th St. at Central Park West. The eclectic, genre-defying group will perform works by William Bolcom, Anthony Barrese, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Igor Stravinsky.

All of Us Know What It’s Like to Get Screwed in Business by Not Being Prepared or Aware

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business’ (ISBN: 978-1-935359-33-3) is now available from author Loren Weisman. The book is a detailed analysis of the subjects that all musicians should understand and apply in order to pursue a successful and sustainable career in music. Full of ideas and practical advice, this book provides comprehensive details on how to optimize success and achieve sustainability and self-empowerment in today’s music business.

An Evening with Terry McMillan in Washington D.C. to Discuss Waiting to Exhale Sequel ‘Getting to Happy’

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oracle Group announces that, on September 9, 2010 New York Times Best Selling Author Terry McMillan will discuss her highly anticipated sequel to Waiting to Exhale titled: ‘Getting to Happy’ (ISBN: 978-0670022045, Hardcover; Viking) in the only official book signing event planned for Washington D.C. Guests will enjoy an exclusive evening of readings and receive signed copies of her extraordinary follow-up novel.

Voices.com Earns Top Score for Best in Class Service from The Interactive Media Awards

LONDON, Ontario (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voices.com was honoured with a ‘Best in Class’ Interactive Media Award (IMA) for professional services. ‘The Best in Class’ award is the highest honour bestowed by the Interactive Media Awards, representing the very best in planning, execution and overall professionalism.

Whiteflash.com Searches for a Diamond in the Rough with New Design Competition

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Not only known for their prestigious selection of ‘A Cut Above’ (ACA) branded diamonds, Whiteflash.com, one of the most comprehensive and user-friendly online marketplace for fine diamonds and diamond jewelry, also has a robust custom design option. To celebrate Whiteflash’s 10th Anniversary and showcase their meticulous custom design work, they have partnered with online bridal portal RecycledBride to create the Design and Win Your Wedding Bands Contest.

Voices.com Website Now 10X Faster

LONDON, Ontario (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Time is money, and when both are of the essence, there’s a need for speed that cannot be ignored. Voices CEO David Ciccarelli and his team recently revealed the newly redesigned site to their customers and have received a significant amount of support from members of the service, particularly as it relates to how quickly the website pages load.

Publishers Newswire Announces Q2-2010 ‘Books to Bookmark’ List of Interesting New Books

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second quarter of 2010, 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 9 new and recent books which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, or big name authors.