Entertainment News - Page 43

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



‘Comedy for Freedom’ Coming to Tulsa Comedy Club

TULSA, OK /Send2Press Newswire/ — Comedy acts from around the country will join together in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to perform on Sunday, April 17, 2005, at Tulsa Comedy Club. ‘Comedy For Freedom’ will benefit the Freedom Girls Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Tulsa to promote freedom in America and the sale of Patriot U.S. Savings Bonds.

WINFUEL asks, ‘Where’s the Soul in Don Cornelius?’

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ /Send2Press Newswire/ — In a world increasingly detached from selfless acts and good deeds it should come as no surprise that an objection to a good deed was made – no less from one of the entertainment industry’s most prominent and influential people – while denouncing two companies’ attempt to raise money for Tsunami Relief; calling them ‘small time hustlers’ and considering their actions as a ‘racist stench.’ Since January, WINFUEL and TRIMSPA have taken their NASCAR hood to 5 of Hollywood’s premiere award shows with the aim of raising an exceptional amount of money for the people of Southeast Asia.

NEXPLICIT Introduces Business Management Solution for Small and Midsize Entertainment and Media Companies

ORANGE, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — NEXPLICIT(TM), a division of EComm Solutions Corp. today announced a new business management solution designed specifically to meet the needs of small and midsize entertainment and media companies in the U.S. and Canada. Launched in partnership with SAP America, Inc., and leveraging industry-leading technology from mySAP ERP, the Media FINALE(TM) solution from NEXPLICIT provides entertainment companies with the comprehensive oversight and control necessary to effectively manage the full entertainment product life cycle and accelerate growth and performance.

Pelzer Corp. Announces Sale of World Book Rights for Best Selling Author Richard Pelzer’s ‘Journey’ Sequel

PLYMOUTH, Mass. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Pelzer Corp. announced this week the sale of world rights (excluding U.S. rights) of the sequel to the #1 international Best Selling and New York Times Best Selling Hardcover Non-Fiction book ‘A Brother’s Journey’ (ISBN 0-4465-3368-8) entitled ‘A Teenager’s Journey’ to Time Warner U.K., with publication January 2006.

World’s Leading Jewelry Licenser to Create Must-Have Accessories for Rocawear

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Lucas Design International (www.lucas-design.com), the worlds leading accessories licensing company, has partnered with Rocawear to elevate the premiere streetwear label to the next echelon in fashion.

eBay Seller Announces Hitler’s Image Amazingly Appears on Wooden Frame

AURORA, ONTARIO /Send2Press Newswire/ — A Wooden Frame was found where Hitler’s face has amazingly appeared in the border of the wood, according to the Giroux family in Aurora, Ontario, Canada.

The #1 International Best Seller and New York Times Best Seller ‘A Brother’s Journey’ Sequel Released

PLYMOUTH, MA – March 23, 2005 /Send2Press Newswire/ — PELZER Corp. (www.richardpelzer.com) confirmed the sale of world rights (excluding US rights) of the sequel to the #1 international Best Selling and New York Times Best Selling Hardcover Non-Fiction book ‘A Brother’s Journey’ (ISBN 0-4465-3368-8; $21.95 Time Warner New York) entitled ‘A Teenager’s Journey’ to Time Warner UK, with publication January 2006.

Apple iTunes(tm) Releases Keith Thompson’s Pipe Organ Easter Classic, ‘HymnProvisations’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, today announced that Keith Thompson’s pipe organ classic for Easter, ‘HymnProvisations’ is available nationally and internationally through Apple iTunes(tm). In addition to the iTunes(tm) store in the USA, Thompson’s albums are now available in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Finland, Portugal, France, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom.

New Book From Sociopathways Debunks The Media-Fueled Myth Of Mothers At War

OAKLAND, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — It’s a shame-fest on Dr. Phil. Oprah hosts an in-studio stoning. And Dr. Laura divides and conquers. Smackdown action in the steamy ring of parental correctness as dogmas duke it out. And outraged viewers play the at-home version. It sizzles. It smokes. And it sells. But what does it really signify?

Over 100 Celebrities Sign NASCAR Hood to Auction for Tsunami Relief

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ /Send2Press Newswire/ — WINFUEL’s NASCAR Hood with 100+ A-List Celebrity Signatures of Film, Television, Music and Professional Sports On Auction. In an effort to help raise money for Tsunami victims, NASCAR(R) sponsor WINFUEL(tm) and associate sponsor TRIMSPA(R) conceived a unique way to offer a helpful hand to the hopeful hearts of the people in Southeast Asia. The companies took their NASCAR hood backstage and on the red carpet of 5 of Hollywood’s premiere award shows to gather the autographs of celebrities from movies, television, music, and professional sports.

Bestselling Author: Iran Nuclear Talks ‘A Charade’

NASHVILLE, TN /Send2Press Newswire/ — Bestselling author, Jerome Corsi, whose forthcoming book ‘Atomic Iran, to be published by WND Books, addresses the Iranian regime’s nuclear aspirations, calls the current Iran, EU, and United States nuclear talks ‘a charade.’

Wildfire Lighting and Visual Effects Enhances Disney Cruise Lines Pirates in the Caribbean Party

LOS ANGELES, CA and PORT CANAVERAL, FL /Send2Press Newswire/ — Wildfire Lighting and Visual Effects, a world leader in the creation of ultraviolet visual effects for themed architectural and entertainment based venues, today announced that they will provide a UV sensitive scenic mural of a ship for Disney Cruise Lines’ Pirates in the Caribbean party.

Reclaiming A Life – Hottest TV Show, A&E’s Intervention, Mirrors Author’s Experience Reclaiming Her Soul And Her Daughter

NEW FAIRFIELD, CT /Send2Press Newswire/ — The storyline of one of the season’s hottest television shows, A&E’s Intervention is almost a mirror reflection of Lisa J. Whaley’s story told in ‘Reclaiming My Soul From The Lost And Found.’

Nomobobo, Inc. Launches Controversial Scholarship Competition for High School Teens

SEATTLE, WA /Send2Press Newswire/ — HSHotties.com, an online community for high school students, is promoting the first of its kind online competition for students to win a college scholarship of up to $20,000 just for being hot. Students submit their photos to judge and be judged by their peers in the hopes of being voted the Hottest High Schooler in America. High School teens may also interact with other students across the nation, win daily and monthly give-a-ways, build relationships and help support charitable organizations.

Doritos Chip That Looks Like The Pope’s Hat Up For Auction

SALEM, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ — A Doritos(R) Chip that amazingly resembles the Pope’s Mitre (a.k.a. His Holiness’ ‘really tall hat’) was found in a bag of Doritos ‘Nacho Cheesier Doritos’ this evening, according to The Chadwick family of Salem, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston.

There is Life After Death

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Life after death has been chronicled in a new book from Revell (a division of Baker Publishing Group) entitled ’90 Minutes in Heaven’ (ISBN 0-8007-5949-4). Immediately after being killed in a car accident nearly fifteen years ago, Don Piper went to heaven. EMTs on the scene determined he had been killed instantly after a semi had swerved into his lane, crushing his car. But Piper was unaware of the chaos swirling around his body on earth – he knew only that he was surrounded by loved ones and friends, magnificent light, a sense of pure peace and the most glorious music he had ever heard.

Maryland Author’s Book Selected for National Recognition by Barnes and Noble

ANNAPOLIS, MD /Send2Press Newswire/ — Barnes and Noble Bookstores has announced ‘The Parthenon Code: Mankind’s History in Marble’ by Annapolis author Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr. as one of five books selected for special recognition nationwide during its Small Press Celebration throughout March. The publisher, Solving Light Books, is also located in Annapolis.

Parenting Expert Offers ‘Six Weeks to Raising a Well-Mannered Child’…No Supernanny Required

NASHVILLE, TN /Send2Press Newswire/ — Parents fighting the constant battle to get their children to eat, sleep and behave will breathe a sigh of relief with the release of Taming Your Family Zoo: Six Weeks to Raising a Well-Mannered Child (Revell, May 2005), by Donna Jones. In just six weeks, Donna teaches parents how to raise well-mannered children through the powerful tools of Rehearsing, Reminding, Reinforcing, and Reflecting.

Atlanta Author Looks To Inherit Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Legacy With Fast-Pased Thriller Based On Mysteries Of French Monestery

ATLANTA, GA /Send2Press Newswire/ — With his novel The Pegasus Secret, Gregg Loomis delves into a facinating modern-day mystery based on the secrets of a real-life 19th century priest, his association with the enigmatic Knights Templar, and how a Nicholas Poussin painting is rumored to contain hidden messages leading to buried treasure.

Internet Radio Network Adds Podcasting Reaching Over 100,000 Listeners a Day

OMAHA, NE /Send2Press Newswire/ — The Enigma Radio Network recently added a podcasting division to their popular programming lineup of Internet radio shows. This addition helped the network reach over 100,000 MP3 downloads per day on February 21, 2005.

Alien Apparatus Company Solo Performer Show Controller 2.0 Adds MIDI Control and More

PHILADELPHA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. releases Solo Performer Show Controller version 2.0. Solo Performer Show Controller is a system for controlling the background music, lyrics displays, MIDI effects, and light shows for musicians. The system consists of a six-button foot controller that connects to a computer via USB, and software that runs on Windows and Macintosh.

Books Transform People … BookCrafter Transforms Books!

BELLINGHAM, WA /Send2Press Newswire/ — The BookCrafter ™ Publishing Suite, from Colligo Corporation, could well be a technological innovation as significant as the printing press itself. A complete turnkey solution, BookCrafter enables users to convert printed books to accessible digital books as fast as pages can be fed through the system’s included scanner. The Accessible Books read themselves out loud, become large type books, books in Braille, Audio Books, DAISY (Digital Accessible Information SYstem) format and more.

Star Makeovers Presents ‘Makeup Secrets Revealed’ on DVD Video

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Makeup Secrets Revealed, the preeminent step-by-step DVD teaching women of all ages how to apply makeup like a Hollywood makeup artist is available immediately from Star Makeovers (www.LookLikeAStar.com). In ten easy steps, or about an hour, anyone with a DVD player can easily learn the secrets of professional makeup application. The technique creates a natural and alluring look that will help any woman transform herself into a flawless beauty.

New Teen Adventure Novel Explores America’s Ancient American Indian Past While Providing a Dose of Fantasy Sufficient to Attract Harry Potter Fans

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Hallmark Emporium today announced the publication of ‘Toby Erdrich and the Golden Eclipse,’ a historical and somewhat romantic fantasy-adventure novel. Lee White Fox takes young-hearted readers into the world of American Indians in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula before any white people showed up–well, at least not in over ten or fifteen thousand years, if experts are beginning to get it right about the peopling of ancient America.

Makeup Artists from Calif. Agency Donating 100% of Earnings for Services Provided at Academy Awards to Tsunami Victims

COSTA MESA, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Makeup Artists with Empire Agency in Southern California are continuing the fundraising efforts for tsunami victims by donating their earnings. One hundred percent of Artists earnings from makeup services provided to clients and celebrities attending, appearing, or performing at the 2005 Grammy Awards and Academy Awards will be donated to Save the Children’s Tsunami Relief Fund.

Waking the Tiger: Leonard Feinberg’s Timely New Novel About Sri Lanka

DENVER, CO /Send2Press Newswire/ — Since the devastating tsunami on December 2004, people around the world have once again become aware of Sri Lanka and its devastating civil war. Anyone eager to learn more about this fascinating country should not miss reading Leonard Feinberg’s new novel set in Sri Lanka, published by Pilgrims Process, Inc.

Muzak Shines Spotlight on Music

CHARLOTTE, NC /Send2Press Newswire/ — Muzak (www.muzak.com) announced today that they are incorporating a special events and holiday calendar into their core programming lineup. Muzak Spotlight will feature select artists on various days throughout the year, using music as a means to celebrate important events and pay tribute to influential bands and musicians.

Peter Kessler Acquires Interest in Golf Media Partners/Advantage Golf Schools

ORLANDO, Fla. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Golf Media Partners announced today that Peter Kessler, golf broadcaster, journalist and Founder of The Perfect Club Company, has acquired an equity stake in the company and effective immediately will become Chairman of Golf Media’s Advantage Golf Schools (www.advantagegolfschool.com) and head the company’s new television production division.

ASI Publishing Announces the Publication of ‘Infusion,’ a New Sci-Fi Novel by Noted Technical Author Clint Smith

NEW YORK, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ — ASI Publishing (www.asipublishing.com), a small press based in New York which specializes in the publication of science fiction, today announced the publication of ‘INFUSION,’ a new book by well-known technical author Clint Smith, P.E.

Chicago Author Shines Positive Light on Meeting Through the Personals

CHICAGO, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ — When Chicago author, Carrie Carr, decided to spruce up her life with a little excitement, she knew exactly what was needed – romance, and lots of it. Armed with a positive attitude, she ventured into the world of personal ads. Her debut novel, ‘Single Black Female,’ mimics her own amusing experiences and fictionalizes the consequences of falling helplessly in love with a married man.

Kain (Cain) Depicted Killing Abel on the Parthenon?

ANNAPOLIS, MD /Send2Press Newswire/ — Did ancient Greek artists depict Kain (Cain) killing Abel on their most glorious temple, the Parthenon? Yes, according to Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr., author of ‘The Parthenon Code: Mankind’s History in Marble,’ new from Solving Light Books.

New Book by Geoff Hoff and Steve Mancini Asks: Can a Gay and a Straight Guy Inhabit the Same Novel Without Driving Each Other Crazy?

VENTURA, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Joseph Coaler Productions (www.JosephCoaler.com) today announced the publication of ‘Weeping Willow Volume One: Welcome to River Bend,’ by Geoff Hoff and Steve Mancini, a novel comprised of the first fifteen installments of Hoff and Mancini’s on-line satirical soap opera of the same name, which has become a cult sensation among cyber serial fans and comedy enthusiasts.

Internet Upstart MyDateLive, Inc. Joins Forces with Renowned Model Sabrina Sikora (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Search on NBC) and Sikora Productions to Launch 360Flair.com

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Every year thousands of new hopefuls flood the modeling and talent industries hoping to make their mark. Now, with the help of a new partnership between Internet and television media producer MyDateLive, Inc. and model Sabrina Sikora and Sikora Productions, they have a place to start.

Images of Nature(R) Announces Donation Efforts for Tsunami Relief

OMAHA, NE /Send2Press Newswire/ — Images of Nature(R) today announced they will donate $2.00 for each 2005 calendar sold in their stores and online during the month of January to UNICEF Tsunami Relief. Funds will go to helping thousands of children that are at great risk following the earthquake and tsunamis that hit coastal areas across South Asia on December 26.

‘Binladin: Where is Your Support for Your Muslim Brothers Now?’ Encourages Californian owning former Binladin Family Website

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Christopher Curry, Technology Consultant for Shrimpo LLC, has challenged Osama Binladin and the Binladin family to provide aid for those thousands affected by the tsunami disasters in South-East Asia.

NYU Center for Publishing and ForeWord Magazine Plan Independent Publishing Survey

TRAVERSE CITY, MI and NEW YORK CITY, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ — New York University’s (NYU) Center for Publishing and ForeWord Magazine (www.forewordmagazine.com) announced today a collaborative project to launch a new publishing industry survey of small presses. The goal of the first annual survey is to discover current and coming trends in marketing, distribution, and sales, which will be usable to these publishers in their own planning strategies.

Industry Magazine Announces Launch of Boston Edition in February, 2005

BOSTON, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Industry Magazine (www.industrymagazine.com), a national franchise publication based in Orlando, Florida, today announced the February, 2005 launch of their Boston edition, which will combine Industry Magazine’s national entertainment, fashion, lifestyle and culture coverage with local editorial content.

ArtMolds Announces First Annual Life Casting Awards for Artistic Achievement in the Service of Humanity

SUMMIT, NJ /Send2Press Newswire/ — ArtMolds (www.artmolds.com), a New Jersey based manufacturer of art kits, mold-making and casting materials, today announced that it has joined forces with the Association of Lifecasters International (ALI) to co-sponsor the first annual Life Casting Awards for outstanding artistic achievement in the service of humanity.

Apple iTunes(tm) Releases Keith Thompson’s Pipe Organ Classic, ‘A King’s Christmas’

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, today announced that Keith Thompson’s Christmas pipe organ classic, ‘A King’s Christmas’ is now available nationally and internationally through Apple iTunes(tm).

Author Issues $5,000 Challenge to Top 10 Universities: Break My Cipher – If You Can

CHICAGO, IL /Send2Press Newswire/ — It could be a very Merry Christmas for a student at one of the top universities in the country if they are able to break the cipher at the end of the novel, THE MOSES RIDDLE. A new novel by Chicago author Hunt Kingsbury and published by Bimini Road Publishing, offers $5,000, or the equivalent in authentic Egyptian treasure, to anyone who can break the cipher and solve the riddle at the end of the book.

A New Book by a Heart Attack Victim Has Refueled the Decades Old Debate: Do the Cardiological Benefits of Statins Outweigh Their Negative Side Effects?

JERUSALEM, Israel /Send2Press Newswire/ — Recent medical studies are recommending lowering existing LDL cholesterol levels for post heart attack patients to levels significantly lower than the ceiling of 100 mg/dL that has been in effect until now. Many people taking statins to meet the existing goal of 100 already feel that the quality of their lives has reached zero. In ‘Surviving a Successful Heart Attack,’ Mike Stone describes the massive disruptions in his professional and personal life, and his own futile attempts to climb out of the mental/emotional abyss that he had somehow stumbled into.