Entertainment News - Page 43

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



Jewelry Central Launches Enhanced Web Site

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jewelry Central, the New York based jewelry retailer, unveiled a redesigned Web site today. The new look focuses on providing customers with an easy and enjoyable shopping experience, with an emphasis on engagement rings, wedding rings and loose diamonds. The improved Web site features state of the art technology and a streamlined navigational layout that simplifies browsing. The product pictures are also larger to give customers more detailed views.

The 10 Major Mistakes Job Hunters Make, and How You Can Avoid Them

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the highest unemployment in more than 20 years, over 35 million people are now circulating resumes. But many haven’t looked for jobs in some time and are falling victim to 10 common mistakes. According to Bob Gerberg Jr, the CEO of ITS, many talented and marketable people are simply doing the wrong things and could easily adjust their approach to get more interviews and offers.

ReverbNation and Audiolife Create the ‘Reverb Store’ – the Ultimate E-Commerce Solution for Artists and Labels in the New Music Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverbNation, the leading marketing platform for more than 450,000 artists, labels, managers and venues, has partnered with Audiolife, the leader in direct-to-fan eCommerce, to create the Reverb Store. The Reverb Store is a complete direct-to-fan eCommerce offering that is accessible to every ReverbNation artist at no charge. The Reverb Store allows artists and record labels to design an unlimited number of physical and digital products online.

‘Dear Graduate’ Book Author Urges Parental Vigilance in Advance of New Federal Credit Card Rules

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The federal government is clamping down on the Wild West of credit card issuing to young adults when tough new regulations go into effect in February 2010, and Brett Handler couldn’t be happier. Handler, author of ‘Dear Graduate’ (ISBN-13: 978-0-615-29936-5, Dreamstar Publishing), the innovative new book and CD for young adults about financial responsibility, has been railing against credit card companies’ injudicious card issuing practices for years.

Pitch Control TV – Mixtape DVD Vol. 3 in Stores September 29th!

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the 3rd Coast to the East Coast and now nestled back home in the South, Pitch Control TV Mixtape DVD series traveled to the East Coast to be recognized as a part of Country Rap Tunes: The 3rd Coast/Dirty South Film Festival held in Harlem, premiering PCTV’s Mixtape DVD Volume III, which will be released and in stores Tuesday, September 29th.

Former Corporate Whistleblower Mark Whitacre says ‘The Informant’ Movie is Only Part of the Story

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As Mark Whitacre, COO of Cypress Systems, Inc., prepares to walk the red carpet on September 15 during the premiere of ‘The Informant,’ he has something to say: he is NOT the same man who blew the whistle on his employer in the early 1990’s, putting him in the spotlight of one of the largest price-fixing schemes in corporate history and ultimately landing him in federal prison for over eight years.

DAVIDESIGNED Celebrates the 2009 Emmy Awards with ‘Gifting’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DAVIDESIGNED, Couture Designer, has decided to join in on the Emmy Awards festivities by offering up some ‘gifting’ himself! In celebration of their talents and the awards in recognition of them, David is offering an outfit to selected Emmy® category award winners (sorry, ladies only).

World Champion Surfer, Kelly Slater, Concludes Principal Photography for Ultimate Wave Tahiti

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nine-time world champion surfer, Kelly Slater, and his big wave companion, Raimana Van Bastolaer, have completed principal photography for Ultimate Wave Tahiti, the first 3D IMAX(R) and giant screen theater film to use extreme surfing to focus on the science of waves, according to its executive producer, K2 Communications, Inc. The film, scheduled for worldwide release next February, was primarily shot in the big wave environment known to watermen around the world as Teahupoo.

JimmyJazz.com Awarded ‘Best In Class’ eCommerce Site by Interactive Media Awards

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The leading urban fashion retailer in the eastern United States, Jimmy Jazz, is now the proud recipient of an Interactive Media Award (IMA). The privately held company was awarded the ‘Best In Class’ prize for its new eCommerce / Lifestyle Web site, JimmyJazz.com.

Voices.com Grows by 534 percent, Ranks on the PROFIT HOT 50

TORONTO, Canada (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voices.com, one of North America’s fastest growing Internet brands and digital media companies, is pleased to announce that in PROFIT Magazine’s ’10th Annual PROFIT HOT 50,’ Voices.com has been recognized as Canada’s #20 Emerging Growth Company.

Hollywood Executives Clamor Over ‘Sad Zilch’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Our eyes of flesh see only noir! Even before its official release, a new novel was making the rounds among the cognoscenti of the movie business. Not since The Day of the Locust and The Love of the Last Tycoon has Hollywood and the motion picture industry been shown in such a bold and perspicuous light, a light that producers and directors and screenwriters are clamoring to capture for themselves. Brimming with sex, romance, eye-widening spectacle, and a host of recognizable characters, this latest post-lux novella by Konrad Ventana sets a new standard of poignancy in postmodern literary fiction.

VIP Auction Package to Attend the 2009 Emmy Award Show and HBO After-Party to Benefit Starlight Children’s Foundation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation is currently auctioning off a VIP package for two lucky individuals to walk the red carpet and see popular television celebrities up close at this year’s All-Star Emmy® Award Show. Anyone can bid on two tickets to the Emmy Award Show on Sunday, Sept. 20 at the Nokia Theater in the heart of the exciting downtown complex LA Live and know that all of the proceeds will benefit Starlight’s seriously ill children and their family members.

PigskinKids.com Has Passion for Preparing Kids to Play Football

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PigskinKids.com is an online meeting place for youth football fans, coaches and players. This new Web site sets a new standard for instructional youth football and raises the bar for quality online video content through its free, shared youth football highlight feature.

Next Step After Twitter and Facebook: New Social Network Lets You Carve Your Own Niche on the Web

BONITA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What is the next thing for Social Networking? Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and their competitors let you find friends, build brands, and form groups. But a newer site lets you do those things, plus monopolize a chunk of the Internet around a social issue, philosophical question, research problem, niche art form, or environmental challenge. The rationale for the World Mind Network (WMN) stems from events over the last five years or so – the advent of new Web 2.0 tools which have hit society like waves.

Author of ‘America Libre’ Tours Southern California, Setting for Controversial Novel of Latino Insurrection

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Raul Ramos y Sanchez is touring Southern California, the setting of his controversial debut novel AMERICA LIBRE following its July 29th release by Grand Central Publishing (formerly Warner Books). The apocalyptic story, which envisions an armed Latino insurrection in the U.S. Southwest sparked by a violent anti-immigration backlash, has already gained considerable media attention from print and broadcast sources including USA Today.

The Handbook of Program Management

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SEBA® Solutions Inc. announces that ‘The Handbook of Program Management’ (ISBN-13: 978-0071494724) has been added to the United States government Federal Acquisition Institute’s (FAI) recommended reading list for all capstone courses in program and project management. The FAI establishes the necessary competencies, training, and experience requirements for program and project managers in civilian agencies to become certified to manage the acquisition-related aspects of projects.

7th Annual World Savvy Gala – Raising Funds to Address Global Education in Our Schools

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Thursday, September 24, 2009 the 7th Annual World Savvy Gala will be held at the Hotel Kabuki. The Gala is World Savvy’s premier event, raising funds and awareness to support the mission of the organization to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, so that they are prepared to learn, work, and live as responsible citizens in the global community.

North Plains Systems’ TeleScope Recognized by KMWorld as One of the Year’s ‘Trend-Setting Products’

TORONTO, Ontario (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Plains Systems Inc., the world’s leading provider of digital asset management (DAM) and rich media asset management (MAM) software solutions, today announced that KMWorld has named North Plains’ TeleScope™ as one of the magazine’s ‘Trend-Setting Products’ of 2009. TeleScope was selected for its unique ability to help organizations create, manage, distribute, repurpose and monetize their digital assets.

Affordable Home Remodeling Gets Easier with ‘The Bathroom Remodeling Workbook’ from ABCD Publishing

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for the end of the recession, when homeowners are again planning home remodeling projects to take advantage of low prices and ‘government stimulus home-remodeling incentives,’ ABCD Publishing announces the release of the first book in their Remodeling Workbooks Series. This first book in the series addresses the most popular room of the house to remodel – ‘The Bathroom Remodeling Workbook.’

National Morning Talk Shows Face New Competition

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This fall American coffee cup tippers will be breaking new ‘grounds’ by changing their normal morning show routine – and tuning into the newly revamped ‘The Balancing Act’ – from Brandstar Entertainment. Women who want a fast-paced half-hour of news you can use, and endless entertainment will be looking to the Balancing Act for their daily dose of trends and tips – featuring advice from the country’s leading experts.

‘The Trial of George W Bush’ – Musical Satire for MP3 Player or Mobile Phone, Debuts on Internet

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At last! The trial we’ve all been waiting for. ‘The Trial of George W Bush’ is a wicked satire with music, produced, directed and written by composer / humorist Roger Rudenstein. An award-winning composer, Rudenstein announced that he created the Bush satire specifically to be downloaded to MP3 player or mobile phone. It can also be listened to online.

James Allen to Reveal Ground-Breaking Technology That Will Revolutionize E-Commerce!

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This fall, online jewelry retailer JamesAllen.com is making an unprecedented leap forward with innovations that promise to leave a lasting impression on the diamond industry and on e-commerce as a whole. These state-of-the-art technologies will make it easier than ever to buy diamond engagement rings online by providing a near-tangible presentation.

Entertainment Publisher Neotrope Make Their First Appearance on the Inc. 5000

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2009 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope®, a leading brand identity, content publisher, public relations, SEO, and entertainment technology company, today announced its first appearance on Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list, which ranks the top 5,000 fastest-growing private U.S. companies. Between 2005 and 2008, Neotrope achieved a modest 22.5 percent growth rate with less than 5 full-time employees. Neotrope’s 2009 Inc. 5000 ranking further enhances the company’s long standing reputation for excellence and customer service.

Write and Remember Releases Note Cards that Express Founding Fathers’ Beliefs about Limited Government

BEDFORD, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Write and Remember (W & R), an innovative company dedicated to educating Americans about historical truths long removed from the public arena, today announced the availability of the first in a series of unique note cards with the following theme – ‘The Founding Fathers and Limited Government.’ W & R will be releasing note cards and other items demonstrating that America’s history is different from what is taught in public schools and universities.

A New Kind of Village – An Intern’s Project for Special Equestrians

WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘I wanted to make a difference to improve the rider’s experience during my time at Special Equestrians,’ states intern Louis Taylor. As part of a unique collaboration between Foundations Community Partnership and Special Equestrians, Louis worked for ten weeks as a student intern for the Summer Youth Corp Program, sponsored through Foundations Community Partnership. During that time he divided his time between intensive classes, and Special Equestrians Therapeutic Horseback Riding Programs.

September 11th Charity Ball to Benefit Sick 9/11 Heroes

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The FealGood Foundation, a non-profit organization that advocates for sick and dying 9/11 Ground Zero First Responders, will hold the FealGood Charity Ball on Friday, September 11, 2009 at New Jersey’s Trump National Golf Club Colts Neck. The event has a star-studded celebrity guest list including many professional athletes.

‘Against All Odds’ – A Compelling Tale of Faith and Second Chances

FRESNO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New authorized biography chronicles how famed corporate whistleblower Mark Whitacre turned adversity into a gift; becomes champion of self-managed healthcare. Even during Whitacre’s darkest days in prison, he considered himself a fortunate man. He had the love of his wife and family and the support of friends. As he tells it now, it took hitting rock bottom and losing everything for him to learn the most valuable lessons in life: family and supportive friends are more important than power and materialism.

Nude Angelina Jolie Park Bench Statue Provides Landmark for Public Breastfeeding

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For World Breastfeeding Week, Phantom-Financial announces the unveiling of a life-size park bench sculpture of Angelina Jolie nude with her twin babies by New York artist Daniel Edwards just minutes from Brad Pitt’s own birthplace in the Oklahoma City Metro area in September before its Fall exhibition in London. ‘Landmark for Breastfeeding,’ inspired by last year’s cover of W magazine featuring Angelina Jolie suckling her baby.

Kids Learn the Art of Magic, Star in YouTube Video

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Families are invited to ‘Magic Tricks and Secrets Live,’ a combination magic workshop, DVD release party, and a chance for kids to star in their own magic video on Tuesday, August 11 at 7 p.m. at the King County Library System Service Center. Admission is free; ‘Living Room Magic’ DVDs are available for purchase. Kids learn magic with rubber bands, paperclips, playing cards, and more. All props and hands-on instruction are provided.

Corbin Bleu Asks Fans to Join Him in Brightening the Lives of Seriously Ill Children

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation is pleased to announce that Corbin Bleu, the organization’s national spokesperson, has started a fundraising campaign to encourage his fans to get involved with Starlight and support its mission to help seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation. He plans to rally his fans to raise enough money to provide Starlight programs to five families for one year, and to place a Fun Center™ and a PC Pal™ at a hospital on Starlight’s waiting list.

A Desperado’s Daily Bread – New Novel Shows the Value of the Visionary Artist in a Terminally Ill Society

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wade is an outlaw in the land of the free, a desperado of the great American Frontier – a post-Darwinian, post-Freudian, post-Jungian, post-Einsteinian, post-Walt Disneyan, post-beat, post-hip, post-war, post-graduate, post-perspicuous persona non grata who is reconciled to spending his remaining days post-mortem in the sublime twilight of the impalpable underground, wrapped in cloistered communion among the lingering remains of gratefully dying flower children…. In ‘A Desperado’s Daily Bread’ (ISBN: 978-0595521548), Konrad Ventana throws open the curtain to a perennial drama.

Sex Appeal Magazine Announces its Launch and Challenge of the Definition of Sex Appeal

DETROIT, Mich. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sex Appeal Magazine announces its official launch on August 1st, 2009, at a promotional event with The Official Ed Hardy Runway Show. The event will kick off at Clutch Cargos in Pontiac, Michigan, and will feature the fashion show and live entertainment. The event is from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m.

New Micro Blogging Web Site Rivals Twitter and Facebook – Share Tips with TipDrop

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TipDrop is a place where people come to give and receive tips on just about anything. In fact, in its first five days the site has had 1,000,000 page views and more than 3,000 tips. Do you want tips on the best new digital camera to buy? Need tips on how to drive traffic to your Web site? Check out TipDrop.

DAVIDESIGNED Begins Accepting Appointments for New Customers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DAVIDESIGNED, Couture Designer has recently completed renovations on his new workspace to allow for completely private consultations with new customers; particularly those needing to avoid the ‘public eye,’ such as celebrities, political dynamos and high caliber businesswomen. The new addition to his quarters in Beverly Hills, California, makes it possible to afford customers his trademark Exclusive Prive’ service while avoiding the common hassles of the usual commercial building atelier.

Brain Grenade Entertainment Announces the Release of D.a. Thompson’s CD ‘Disclaimer’ and Seattle Release Party on August 18th, 2009

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brain Grenade Entertainment (BGE) proudly announces the release date and CD Release Party for D.a. Thompson’s new extended play album titled ‘Disclaimer’ on Tuesday, August 18th, 2009 at Galerias in Seattle, Washington. The first single off of D.a. Thompson’s EP is entitled, ‘Just you and me.’

New Book Now Available: A Desperado’s Daily Bread

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In this first book of a much-anticipated literary series, Konrad Ventana draws back the curtains and throws open a window to a perennial drama with a depth of language that can only be described as symphonic. ‘A Desperado’s Daily Bread: Book One of the Post-Lux Trilogy’ (ISBN: 978-0595521548, paperback) is a riveting drama that follows the trail of a Western outlaw biochemist of the subterranean territories.

Personal Messages Sent into Space at the Speed of Light

LONDON, U.K. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SentForever are letting people transmit free messages into deep space through their Web site to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the moon landings. When transmitted, these messages travel at the speed of light, which is 670 million miles per hour. After just 8 minutes the messages pass by the sun and 5 1/2 hours later pass Pluto. In just 14 hours the messages overtake the Voyager 1 probe, which is the most distant man-made object from Earth.

Central South Distribution, Inc. Makes Historical Merger with Lataillade Entertainment and Ruff Town Entertainment Group

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Central South Distribution, Inc., which has been the number one independent faith based record distributor in the world for the past decade, has formed a partnership with Lataillade Entertainment, headed by contemporary gospel label / publishing / marketing guru Vicki Mack-Lataillade and her husband, Claude Lataillade, and Grammy® nominated songwriter producer Rene Moore, head of Ruff Town Entertainment Group. The multi-million dollar stock purchase marks the first time in history that African Americans will have a principal stake and partnership in a major contemporary music distribution company.

Pitch Control – Houston Hip-Hop in Focus

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston has always been a hotbed of left-field musical talent, says Pitch Control TV. They have always done things their own way down south, and for that they should be applauded. But what was once the home of alternative country pioneers is now the center of one of the most vibrant and exciting hip hop scenes in the land. And that scene is captured brilliantly on the new DVD from talented filmmaker Ariel Santschi – ‘Pitch Control Mixtape Volume 3.’

HoustonGuitar Releases New Online Guitar Lesson Series

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston Guitar Lessons has released a new streaming video lesson series for beginning and intermediate guitarists, available by monthly subscription. There are over 270 separate practice videos in the lesson series. Greg Varhaug, a professional guitar teacher and the creator of the series, says that the amount of time it takes to master beginner’s guitar is not a matter of weeks or months, but hours. Most people can complete the program with less than 25 hours of actual practice time.