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Page 45 of Entertainment News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



New Art Book Combines Chaos, God and Sex with Digital Imaging: ‘Fractopia’ by Christopher Simmons

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christopher Simmons’ ‘Fractopia’ (ISBN: 978-0-9710555-0-6, hardcover – limited edition, Neotrope Press), collects the best of Simmons’ abstract images created by combining fractal imagery with photographic effects, textures and hand-applied layers. This special edition includes a video DVD with slide show of all images found in the book. Some of the art has been called sexual in nature, including the piece called ‘godheart.’

LegalizeFerrets’ YouTube Video Contest – Voting Starts June 29th through July 4th

LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LegalizeFerrets.org, an organization of people interested in legalizing ferrets in California, is conducting their second annual YouTube Video Contest. Nine videos have been entered and the only prize is $500 cash. Legalize Ferrets is conducting an Environmental Impact Report as required from the California Department of Fish and Game. Their mailing list and support continue to grow and the video contest is a great expression of the hope, pain and fear California ferret enthusiasts live with.

Streaming Movies, TV, and Music Industry Will Generate $78 Billion Over Six Years, says Insight Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Streaming video and music distributed across the Internet, an IP TV network, or a mobile handset will generate more than $78 billion in network-derived and content-derived revenue into the U.S. markets over the next six years, according to a new market research study from The Insight Research Corporation. Streaming media refers to the transmission of digital audio and video files over an IP network or wireless network in real time or on-demand, while prohibiting users from storing the files locally.

Publishers Newswire Announced Today its Latest List of Books to Bookmark, for the First Half of 2009

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list, for the first half of 2009. This list is a round-up of new and interesting books which are often missed due to not originating from ‘big name’ authors, or major New York book publishing houses.

Running of The Bulls in New Orleans! Year Three!

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From July 6-14th the town of Pamplona, Spain becomes a daredevil’s paradise, when people gather for Sanfermines. Many may not know it by that name, but they are sure to know about its main attraction: the Running of the Bulls (encierro). New Orleans now hosts its own homage to this event from July 10-12th, called the San Fermin in Nueva Orleans festival (SFNO), brought to you by Nola Bulls, LLC.

Neotrope Press Announces Publication of ‘Fractopia’ Art Book by Christopher Simmons

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R) Press announced today the publication of the limited edition of ‘Fractopia’ (ISBN: 978-0-9710555-0-6, hardcover), by digital artist Christopher Laird Simmons. The book collects the best of Simmons’ abstract images created by combining fractal imagery with photographic effects, textures and hand-applied layers. This special edition includes a video DVD with slide show of all images found in the book.

New Mystery Examines Women’s Oppression in Saudi Arabia

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Linbrook Press announces a new novel, ‘The Dawn of Saudi’ (ISBN: 978-0977-978-014), authored by Homa Pourasgari, scheduled to be released June 22, 2009. Homa had a desire to write a novel that would depict what life is like for women in Saudi Arabia. The Dawn of Saudi combines real-life turmoil with a fictional tale.

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.

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.

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.

NARIP Announces 2009 Best in the Biz Winners

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb, 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The winners are in! Chop Shop’s Alexandra Patsavas, Live Nation’s Creighton Burke and Universal Music & Video Distribution’s Jim Urie won by a landslide in the 2009 Best of the Biz List from NARIP (National Association of Record Industry Professionals), which recognizes excellence and high professional standards in our business. NARIP’s list identifies top-level executive talent and know-how in major areas of the record and music industries.

New Edition of Medicaid Planning Book Features Two New Chapters on Veterans Benefits

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phylius Press, publisher of the leading book on how to qualify for nursing home Medicaid coverage, has announced a new affiliation with author Thomas Day of the National Care Planning Council. Mr. Day has contributed two new chapters on veterans benefits for nursing home residents to the recently published third edition (2009) of Phylius Press’s flagship book, ‘How to Protect Your Family’s Assets from Devastating Nursing Home Costs: Medicaid Secrets,’ (ISBN 9780979080142) by attorney K. Gabriel Heiser.

Warren Sapp Chooses WhiteFlash to Help Him Shine During Episode of Dancing With The Stars

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Who says stars don’t need a little help when they want to shine? Warren Sapp, recently retired 13 year veteran defensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders and Super Bowl XXXVII Champion, was one of the celebrity dancers on the nail biting seventh season of ABC’s ‘Dancing With The Stars.’

Online Diamond Buying Perfected: WhiteFlash.com Grows Leaps and Bounds Over Competition

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Already known for carrying the largest in-stock inventory of the highest quality branded WhiteFlash ACA ideal and ‘superideal’ Hearts and Arrows diamonds on the internet, WhiteFlash (WhiteFlash.com) announces their acquisition of online diamond e-tailer GemDiamond.com. Along with this groundbreaking acquisition, the appointment of Bryan Boyne as their newest Vice President further increases the unquestionable strength and ever-evolving multiplicity behind the WhiteFlash.com brand.

Wham Bang Comics Debuts The Legend of Night Owl

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Give Jake Tinsley five minutes and he’ll sell you his latest comic book. It doesn’t matter where you meet Jake: on an airplane; in a restaurant; in the halls of his middle school. At 14, Jake is one of the youngest comic book writers in the U.S. and has more than a year of sales experience under his belt. He has authored five comic books and 20 comic strips, launched art shows at three galleries, and served as an expert panelist during a comic book convention in Las Vegas.

Producer Loren Weisman Joins Music Industry Newswire as Contributing Editor

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Online-based recording industry publication adds noted music producer Loren Weisman to its editorial staff. Weisman will contribute expertise on issues related to the pro side of the industry, as well as a regular column on how to succeed in the music business for indie bands and artists. Music Industry Newswire(TM) (MIN) is a unit of Neotrope(R) Entertainment, established in California in 1983.

EMRG Media, LLC Has the Inside Scoop on New York City Event and Party Planning Venues

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EMRG Media, LLC, New York City’s premier event planning company, announced today the release of its updated ‘NYC Venue Guide.’ The guide is designed to help people plan the perfect NYC party or event. The NYC Venue Guide is currently used by top New York event planners, marketers and publicists; it offers tremendous venue variety and there are venues to meet every budget – large and small.

Publishers Newswire Announces its Latest List of Books to Bookmark, for Q4/2008

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Dec. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has announced its latest quarterly Books to Bookmark list, for Q4/2008. This list, started in 2005, is a round-up of new and interesting books which are often missed due to not originating from big name authors, or major New York book publishing houses.

Visual Poetry and ‘Eye Haiku’ Highlight FookMovie Videos

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With images inside of images and a nod to such masters of visual communication as surrealist Salvador Dali, the music videos of FookMovie bring together poetry, painting, and performance art. A Los Angeles-based collective of artists, musicians and videographers, FookMovie has completed 43 videos since opening in April of 2008. (VIDEO – VNR)

Mindstock Re-issues MPC3K Sound Sets for Akai MPC-3000 Free for Holidays

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mindstock(R), a California based multimedia publisher of ‘elements for sound, music and vision,’ announced today the re-issue of its decade old custom sample set for the classic Akai(R) MPC-3000. Three MPC3K(TM) sound sets will be offered absolutely free for download through the holiday season as part of the company re-launch for 2009. Mindstock is a unit of Neotrope(R), established in 1983.

Neotrope Launches WordPress News Feeds Plug-in

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), an entertainment publishing company established Jan. of 1983, announced on Dec. 1st a free news feed plug-in for WordPress, the popular blog and CMS application. The plug-in allows a business site, content portal, or blogger running WordPress to easily integrate custom news content by topics like business, computing, entertainment, medical, or travel; and micro-topics like books, or music. News content is powered by Send2Press(R) Newswire, a U.S. based news service.

Burgess’s Conduct Not the Norm for Athletes

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, managing member of Trinity Financial, Sports & Entertainment Management Company, is on a mission to promote the good things that professional athletes do. In the wake of the Plaxico Burress incident which led the NY Giants wide receiver to surrender to police this morning, Grandich is pounding the pavement to remind people that although Burress’s conduct may be getting headlines, it’s not representative of how most professional athletes live.

Popping the Question on a Budget is Easier Than Ever with Online Jeweler Whiteflash

HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Finding the right person to spend the rest of your life with is hard enough; asking her to marry you should be the easy part. But with a stalled economy making headlines every day, is it possible to find the perfect diamond ring if you’re on a budget? With online jeweler Whiteflash.com, the answer is yes.

Michelle Obama Sculpture Remains Through Election

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Possibly foreshadowing next month’s presidential election results is the overwhelming show of support for the decision to keep a portrait bust of Michelle Obama on display at Manhattan’s Leo Kesting Gallery. Viewers walking into the west village gallery earlier this month were polled about whether to keep Michelle Obama’s likeness on display until the election.

Publishers Newswire Announced Today its Latest List of Books to Bookmark, for Q3/2008

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has announced its latest quarterly ‘Books to Bookmark’ list, for Q3/2008. This list is a round-up of new and interesting books which are often missed due to not originating from ‘big name’ authors, or major New York book publishing houses.

FookMovie Creates 30 Music Videos in 2008

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Communications expert John Scott G (recording artist The G-Man) leads a collective of artists, musicians and videographers known as FookMovie in the creation of wildly colorful music videos. Since opening in April, the company has completed 30 productions. (VIDEO – VNR)

2008 MTV Video Music Awards Gets Rocked by WhiteFlash

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Strutting down the red carpet at this year’s MTV Video Music Award show on September 7th was a bevy of beautiful gems – on some beautiful gems. WhiteFlash.com, the premier online purveyor of fine diamond jewelry, took its place as one of the most sought after jewelry brands of the evening by claiming the hearts and hands of Hollywood’s most trendsetting young ladies.

Michelle Obama’s Sexy Mannequin Bust: NYC Gallery’s ‘First Lady’ Fashion Makeover

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — First Lady hopeful Michelle Obama receives an ‘Inaugural Ball’ makeover for providing a makeover to the face of the U.S. The sexy, bare-shouldered style-enhancement highlights Obama’s ethnicity to create a new fashion template for the 21st Century First Lady, and is the latest installment of sculptor Daniel Edwards’ ‘Inspire America’ series, courtesy of Manhattan’s Leo Kesting Gallery.

Feature Film: Action Thriller Horror, ‘RULES’ by Filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Italian-born filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia with ZASH Productions has just completed producing and directing his first feature film, an action / thriller / horror project titled, ‘Rules’ inspired by a true story. Zak is an award winning actor, world martial arts champion and fitness expert with several successful exercise videos on the market. Zak was also inspired and motivated by the WGA strike and the threat of SAG strike.

WhiteFlash Pushes Youth ‘AWEARness’ at Teen Choice 2008

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rubbing shoulders with Hollywood’s elite is nothing new for the internet’s premier online jewelry retailer WhitefFlash.com. This past weekend at the zany and fun Teen Choice 2008, WhiteFlash flexed their power and shouted their message of youth AWEARness as one of the featured sponsors in the highly exclusive Mattel Celebrity Retreat during the Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre – Universal Studios.

Worldwide Mobile Content Tools Market to Top $8 Billion in 2008, says INSIGHT Research Corp.

BOONTON, N.J., Aug. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music and electronic game publishers, television broadcasters, video production companies, content aggregators, and telecommunications carriers worldwide are expected to spend more than $8 billion on the tools needed to create, edit, manage, and load various forms of content onto mobile devices by year-end 2008, according to a new market research study from The INSIGHT Research Corporation.

New Title for the Instrumental Album from The G-Man is ‘Burning Fan Soundscapes’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music composer John Scott G (recording artist The G-Man) has changed the title of his instrumental album ‘Burning Man Soundscapes’ to ‘Burning Fan Soundscapes.’ More information and song samples are online at the new website for the album.

The G-Man Releases a Soundtrack to Burning Man

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a mixture of rock, trance, ambient and classical music, composer Scott G (recording artist The G-Man) creates a near-psychedelic journey on ‘Burning Man Soundscapes.’ Like the orchestral music by Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915), composer Scott G is hoping listeners to the Burning Man Soundscapes tracks achieve a state of synesthesia. (VIDEO – VNR)

New Devices Move Internet Videos Off PCs and Into Homes, Changing TV Forever, says Insight Research

BOONTON, N.J., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Until recently, there has been a chasm between PC video and home television viewing. A welter of devices, however, will soon be bridging that divide and will bring Internet video onto the home screen-forever changing the economics of home entertainment, says a new market research study released by the INSIGHT Research Corporation. The lynchpin in this home entertainment revolution will be the devices connecting the Internet to television screens.

WhiteFlash.com Reaches Big ‘O’ Status in July

HOUSTON, Texas, July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hot on the pages of Oprah’s O Magazine July 2008 issue is a stunning diamond cuff bracelet by online jewelry sensation WhiteFlash.com. Wearing the bold piece in the July feature story ‘Hello, Sexy!’ was Judson O’Hair (page 196) a 41 year old technology sales executive who has admitted to loosing her sensual edge when it comes to style.

Publishers Newswire Announced Today its Latest List of Books to Bookmark

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., July 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire, an online resource for small publishers and first-time book authors, has announced its latest quarterly ‘Books to Bookmark’ list, for Q2/2008. This list is a roundup of new and interesting books which are often missed due to their nature of not originating from ‘name’ authors, or major publishing houses.

A Ghost Worked on the New Instrumental Album by The G-Man

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Scott G began to mix The G-Man’s new album, ‘Audio Takes a Stand’ produced by Songs and Soundtracks, he was shocked to see that an unseen entity had completed it for him. Each of the 12 songs on “Audio Takes a Stand” is a multi-layered instrumental that uses a combination of rock, dance and ambient sounds. (VIDEO – VNR)

Neotrope Sponsors LAMN Jams, Brings PR Expertise to Live Music Series

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), an entertainment and brand marketing company, will officially sponsor the Los Angeles Music Network’s Rock and Urban Music Contest ‘LAMN Jams’ which launched June 9th and runs through August 11th. Taking its popular LAMN Jams to a new level, LAMN invites rock artists to submit original music to perform for a panel of industry experts and receive live critiques.

Oprah Winfrey Depicted with Late Dogs in Puppies’ Memorial – New York Gallery Appeals to Pet Lovers with Exhibit

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An exhibit dedicated to the memory of Oprah Winfrey’s late dogs opens in Manhattan’s West Village, helping to promote pet safety awareness. A life-size monument depicts puppy versions of Oprah’s Cocker Spaniel Sophie and Golden Labrador Gracie atop the head of the talk show icon by controversial sculptor Daniel Edwards. The Puppies’ Memorial will be exhibited at Leo Kesting Gallery on May 22nd.