Entertainment News - Page 43

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



U.S. Independent Colleges and Universities Make History, Support Development with Custom Publishing: Oxford College Celebrates Campus Architecture

ATLANTA, Ga., May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Oxford College wanted to draw appreciation to its distinctive 56-acre campus, and nearby town of Oxford’s architecture and gardens, it decided to showcase its distinctive surroundings by developing an architectural history book through specialty custom publisher Bookhouse Group. Scheduled for release in late 2009, the museum quality book combines professionally researched and compelling prose with both archival and current photography.

Mobile Technology Demands Rise – Entertainment Industry Seeks New Ways to Connect with People

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As smart phones become increasingly popular, people expect more out of the mobile technology now more than ever. To keep up with consumer trends Club List Now, a club event search engine, is releasing a mobile web version for the Apple iPhone on May 7th, 2009.

‘Through the Prism of Green Eyes’ – Lana Lucas – InterArt Gallery May 19-30

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Russian-born painter Lana Lucas will bring her contemporary surrealistic watercolor paintings to the InterArt Gallery in New York City in an exhibition that is sure to stir deep emotions and heighten visual senses. Lana Lucas has created a name for herself with paintings that feature rich, vibrant colors contrasted with very dark subjects that invite the viewer into a beautiful, yet strangely dangerous world.

VHL Family Alliance Announces Free Awareness Benefit Concert in Boston Common

BOSTON, Mass., May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year VHL Family Alliance will be hosting its first annual special event in honor of International VHL Day, which will be declared in Massachusetts in May at the State House. Alex Anderson, a 13 year old boy from New Jersey, started this concept when he had a vision of hosting a worldwide fundraiser for VHL. Alex has already had a tumor in his ear at age four and four tumors in his retina, all resulting from his struggle with VHL.

Stuart Weber Celebrates Upcoming Release of The Fifth Row – A Salute to Vintage American Venues – with Concert

BOZEMAN, Mont., April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Instrumental virtuoso and social networking champion returns to One Prime Recording Location of his breathtaking new album – an acoustic marvel! On Saturday May 2nd, 2009, at 8 p.m., classical guitarist Stuart Weber will be bringing his fret board magic to Bozeman, Montana for an acoustic concert at the Ellen Theatre – one of eleven hallowed locations in which the musician recorded his stunning new album ‘The Fifth Row: An Acoustic Tour of Historic Theatres.’

Recession Fouls Basketball Superstar – A Player’s Loss is Collectors’ Gain at West Auctions

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — There are times when a team transcends the game and steps over the boundaries of the sports pages and into the consciousness of a nation. It could be argued that the Chicago Bulls during the mid 1990’s was such a team – so well known that even people who never opened an issue of Sports Illustrated could name the starting lineup.

Mueller Offers a Metal Building to a Deserving Texas Non-Profit Organization

BALLINGER, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mueller, Inc., a leading manufacturer of steel buildings and residential metal roofing, wants to extend a helping hand to a Texas non-profit in need of a new facility. One organization will be chosen to receive a new Mueller steel building through applications submitted by June 1, 2009.

Video Uploads Become Highly Available for Web 2.0

ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aurigma, Inc. releases Video Uploader, a solution that makes it possible to implement video content upload for websites in a matter of minutes. Video content becomes more popular on the Web and in corporate intranets. User-generated video has now become a must-have section for many web sites – not just social networking sites, but even traditional broadcasters like BBC. Yet, for the majority of web sites video content is more of an add-on, rather than a core expertise.

Song Collaboration has Unique Twist at Golosio Publishing

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Golosio Music Publishing (golosio.com) is just a few months old but it has discovered a new way to expand its catalog of songs. The rhythm tracks for a new groove song were created in the Los Angeles studio of John Scott G and then sent to Golosio songwriters, Doug Colosio in Redding, California, and James Sotelo in Portland, Oregon, where two different melodies were created. (VIDEO – VNR)

Cape Artist Recognized by National Oil Painters Association

WEST BARNSTABLE, Mass., April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oil Painters of America (OPA) announced that Ronald Tinney has been juried into its 2009 National Exhibition of Traditional Oils. The show will be held at Sage Creek Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from May 1 through May 31, 2009.

New Book Provides Insider Marketing Strategies

DENVER, Colo., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With job losses at alarming levels, marketing and public relations pro’s Melanie Goetz and Esty Atlas, of Hughes & Stuart Marketing, have combined four decades of experience, insight, strategic techniques, affordable public outreach ideas, and business branding concepts into their newly released book, ‘Roadrunner Marketing: Strategic Secrets You Wish You Knew’ (ISBN: 978-1-4392-1575-3).

Flag Football World Cup Comes to San Diego

LONDONDERRY, N.H., and SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Excited about baseball season, but still longing for your football fix? Mark your calendar for May 2nd and 3rd as Flag Football Magazine, aka FlagMag.com, brings their 10th annual World Cup of Flag Football to sunny, San Diego, California. For the past decade flag football teams from around the world, including Austria, Venezuela, and Japan, have gathered to determine ultimate bragging rights on the gridiron.

Publisher Bucks the Trend, Releases New Magazines

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., April 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While publishers around the world are restructuring and ceasing production of popular magazines, art and crafting publisher Stampington & Company has been developing new titles to add to their family of publications. In 2009, they will launch a total of eight new titles, which will account for 12 of the 75 issues they will produce during the year.

Leon Ware – The Sensual Minister – Celebrates Motown’s 50th Anniversary with Special Encore Concert at Catalina Bar and Grill in Hollywood on April 16

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For a man who will be 70 next year, singer/songwriter extraordinaire Leon Ware is working up a storm! Still promoting his acclaimed Stax Records debut, Moon Ride, featuring the divine new single ‘Hold Tonight,’ Ware is also taking a moment to reflect long and deep on his hallowed history with legendary Motown Records – now celebrating its 50th Anniversary.

New Innovative and Economical Drum Wrap Company Makes Refinishing Your Old Drum Set a Possibility Without Straining Your Finances

EVERETT, Wash., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sic•Skinz Custom Drum Wraps (sicskinz.com) has announced availability of their innovative and easy to install Custom Drum Wraps. These drum wraps allow anyone to effectively re-finish their drum set in a fraction of the time and a fraction of the cost of conventional drum coverings.

Surviving Uncertainty: Free E-Book Provides an Eloquent, Timely Guide to Navigating These Challenging Times

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new e-book, available free from No Map. No Guide. No Limits., offers entertaining storytelling, thought-provoking ideas, and practical advice on surviving-and thriving-in uncertain times and circumstances. In ‘Surviving Uncertainty: Taking a Hero’s Journey,’ (ISBN: 978-1-4276-3955-4) adventure writer Lane Wallace applies what she’s learned in the school of adventure to the broader school of life.

James Allen Releases ‘Perfectly-Set’ Preset Engagement Rings

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online jewelry retailer JamesAllen.com is making buying diamond engagement rings even easier with the exciting launch of their exclusive one-step Perfectly Set(TM) engagement rings. With this innovative process – unique to James Allen – a shopper can select an engagement ring that is pre-set with a beautiful diamond. If the shopper wishes to upgrade the diamond pre-selected for the ring, he can then choose from six diamonds especially chosen by James Allen’s diamond experts.

Corbin Bleu Signs on as National Spokesperson for Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation is pleased to announce that Corbin Bleu is the new national spokesperson for the nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to helping seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.

Record Label Veteran David Kronemyer Joins Music Industry Newswire as Contributing Editor

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online-based recording industry publication adds noted music promoter and former record label VP, David Kronemyer to its editorial staff. Kronemyer will contribute expertise on issues related to the business of artist management, music and independent film, as well as a regular column on ‘Deconstructing Pop Culture.’ Music Industry Newswire(TM) is a unit of Neotrope(R) Entertainment, established in California in 1983.

Museum of Robots Introduces Innovative New Products for The Home

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New products from Museum of Robots introduced at the International Home + Housewares Show 2009 have been selected as ‘Cool Products for the Home’ by BusinessWeek. Recognized as among the most innovative product introductions are the Recycled PET Felt Collection and Flying Saucer Bowl Set.

New Award-Winning Documentary on Terri Schiavo will be Featured at the National Right to Life Convention

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) will have a special screening of the new documentary, ‘The Terri Schiavo Story’ (Franklin Springs Family Media), at their national convention in June. Additionally, National Right to Life will be endorsing the film in their April edition of the National Right to Life News which is sent out to nearly 400,000 subscribers.

Critical Sun Recordings and Darrius Willrich are Proud to Present Darrius’ New Album ‘Can’t Get Enough’

SEATTLE, Wash., March 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Darrius Willrich and Critical Sun Recordings bring you the CD Release – and the release party – for Darrius’ new album ‘Can’t Get Enough,’ on the Main Stage at the Triple Door in Seattle Washington on April 29th, 2009. Twenty five percent of all profits from the album go to PATH, an international, nonprofit organization that creates sustainable, culturally relevant solutions, enabling communities worldwide to break longstanding cycles of poor health.

70’s Pop Icon’s Music Has Come-Back to the Symphony in a Most Unusual Way

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The music of the late John Denver is like an old friend, outlasting trends and standing the test of time, but that’s not the case with the original John Denver orchestrations, says Jim Curry Music. More than a decade has passed since the music of American composer John Denver has graced the stage of a symphony orchestra with the original orchestrations used by John himself.

Ugly Christmas Sweaters Make Comedy Fashion Statement

HUMBLE, Texas, March 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Want to win the office prize this year for the ugliest Christmas sweater around? The new company, My Christmas Sweater, may be the key to victory. The recently launched Christmas sweater company sells retro Christmas sweater designs in a wide array of colors and styles. Customers will be delighted by the funky and kooky designs and colors; they are tightly knitted just like granny used to make.

Crucial Texas Evolution/Creation Debate Impacted by ‘Sowing Atheism’ Book

ANNAPOLIS, Md. and AUSTIN, Texas, March 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solving Light Books announced today that Don McLeroy, controversial Chair of the Texas State Board of Education, has recommended ‘Sowing Atheism’ (ISBN: 978-0-9705438-5-1) by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr., to other board members and to the general public. McLeroy’s timely recommendation could influence the board’s final decision on the science curriculum scheduled for March 27. The Texas decision will determine what is printed in science textbooks nationwide.

Spots Still Available for Boston Metro Flag Football League Spring Season

LONDONDERRY, N.H., March 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the 13th year in a row, Flag Football Magazine, aka FlagMag.com, will bring flag football leagues to the greater New England area by organizing the Boston Metro Flag Football League (BMFFL). The BMFFL currently offers both adult and youth leagues. The adult leagues begins Sunday, March 8th with late registration accepted through March 22nd. The youth leagues begin Sunday, April 19th with late registration through April 26th. Late teams will simply play double-headers to catch up.

Audiolife Sponsors the PureVolume.com House During Indie Music’s Biggest Event of the Year

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Audiolife, an Artist Services platform designed for indie artists to sell music online and on-demand to fans, has announced that it will officially sponsor The PureVolume.com House in Austin, Texas. The sponsorship will provide Audiolife with the opportunity to offer its groundbreaking web-platform to PureVolume’s extensive list of indie artists surrounding the most highly anticipated interactive music conference of the year.

Massachusetts PI Releases Book to Guide Parents with Missing Children

BEVERLY, Mass., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Unfortunately, the term ‘AMBER Alert’ is becoming more commonplace. That’s why David Almeida, PI, has authored and released a new book called ‘Abducted Dreams’ (ISBN: 978-1-606-96-261-9), in an effort to provide an insider’s view on missing child cases. Reasons for child abduction are numerous. Some cases are quickly solved while others are much more complicated.

Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia Book Release and Interview Event as a Featured Guest on the In the Cafe with Mocha Television Show

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oracle Group announces that, on April 17th, 2009, President Johnson Sirleaf will discuss her upcoming release titled: ‘This Child Will Be Great: Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa’s First Woman President’ (ISBN: 978-0061353475, hardcover; Harper) 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 memoir.

Audiolife Offers The Most Cost-Effective, Flexible, and Profitable Way to Sell CDs Online

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Audiolife, the Los Angeles-based Artist Services Company responsible for the development of a new media web-platform specifically designed for indie artists to sell music online and on-demand to fans, has released an in-depth report of findings on the future of selling CDs online. The report, ‘The New Way to Sell CDs Online: More Cost-Effective, Flexible and Profitable,’ compares the Audiolife model to competitors like CD Baby and Nimbit.

New Book Educates and Provides Historic Framework on Current Credit Crisis

SILVERADO, Calif., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The credit crisis is on everyone’s minds. But, complicated media jargon is nothing more than mumbo jumbo to the average person on the street. That’s why author Tony Pallante has written a book that clearly defines the current credit crisis, ‘From Your Wallets to Their Pockets’ (ISBN: 978-1440108044, hardcover).

Starlight Children’s Foundation’s Annual ‘A Stellar Night’ Gala Honors Teri Hatcher and Nintendo of America and its President, Reggie Fils-Aime

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation will present Teri Hatcher with its 2009 ‘Heart of Gold Award’ at the organization’s annual ‘A Stellar Night’ gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen, on Friday, March 27, 2009 at 7 p.m. at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Starlight’s Jacki Carlish Humanitarian of the Year Award will be bestowed upon Nintendo of America and its President and COO, Reggie Fils-Aime.

Project Runway Boutique Jane Doe John Doe to Carry New Redeux Collection by Cinzia Designs

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cinzia Designs is proud to announce that Redeux, their newest line of modern vintage sun wear, will be in Jane Doe John Doe, the new boutique from co-owner Project Runway star Jerell Scott. Redeux is a new line of vintage-inspired sun wear that was created exclusively by new Cinzia Designs ‘Design Duo’ Lindsey Reisack and Megan Brown.

Soundrangers Online Sound Library Launches New Web Site

SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soundrangers announces the launch of their new web site, soundrangers.com. Founded in 1998, Soundrangers.com was the first online sound library to specialize in creating royalty free sound effects and music specifically designed for the emerging world of interactive and online media. From the beginning their focus was to provide high quality sound effects and music for bandwidth sensitive applications such as video games, websites and software.

Medical Marijuana Author Endorses Craig X Rubin for Mayor

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dennis Peron, the senior citizen who wrote Proposition P back in 1991, says, Vote for Craig Rubin. Proposition P was the nation’s first medical marijuana legislation and has inspired national change. When it was introduced 80-percent of the voters in California’s county and city supported medical use. Since then nearly two dozen states have legalized marijuana for medical purposes. Dennis Peron, the man who started the medical marijuana movement, has come out in support of Mayoral candidate Craig X Rubin.

Prominent Authors to Celebrate ‘Girls Write Now Day’ on March 8 at The New School University in New York

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Write Now (GWN), New York’s premier creative writing and mentoring organization for high school girls, today announced its annual commemoration of Girls Write Now Day, a local celebration of International Women’s Day. On Sunday, March 8, join participants in the program for an afternoon with young women writers and the writers who inspire them at the New School University’s Theresa Lang Community & Student Center.

Fox News Joins Major News Organizations Promoting Marijuana Candidate with Air Time for Craig Rubin

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Craig Rubin, candidate for mayor in the City of Los Angeles, is certainly happy that Michael Phelps is not going to be prosecuted, but is still organizing an international boycott against Kellogg’s. He is even happier that marijuana seems to be the subject d’jour the month before the L.A. Mayoral election. Rubin, who recently has become a fixture on Los Angeles television and radio, is the off-beat candidate challenging the current mayor in ‘The City of Angels.’

Concert to Raise Funds to Fight Chronic Disease in Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A concert to benefit health education and disease prevention in Hawaii will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 28 at the Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist church by Rosalina Vega, a gospel artist that promoters are calling the ‘New Sound in Christian Music.’ The concert, sponsored by Walk of Faith Productions, comes as part of Vega’s Hawaiian tour to promote her new album, ‘He is Here.’

Reckon Memoir Launches New EP

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Reckon Memoir, a pop/rock band originally from Orange County, Calif., established in the year 2007, announced today the release of their first self entitled EP which features four songs from their repertoire. This four song preview to their upcoming album includes songs Domino Effect, Just Leave, Shattered, and Blindfolded; songs that – after being played in front of audiences around L.A. and Orange County – people are very exited about.

Reference Book Reveals Nutritional Values of 2,000 Worldwide Beers

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gambrinus Media announced today that ‘Does My BUTT Look BIG In This BEER?: Nutritional Values of 2,000 Worldwide Beers’ (ISBN: 978-0982218204) is now available in book stores and Internet book sites. Tired of waiting for the Alcohol Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) to implement new changes in alcohol nutrition labeling requirements, author Bob Skilnik has compiled an impressive array or beers, including popular imports, with their nutritional values.