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.
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Page 45 of Entertainment News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.
| From: Neotrope
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.
| From: Museum of Robots
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
| From: Franklin Springs Family Media
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’
| From: Critical Sun Recordings
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.
| From: Jim Curry Music
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.
| From: My Christmas Sweater
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.
| From: Solving Light Books
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.
| From: Flag Football Magazine
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.
| From: Audiolife
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.
| From: David Almeida, PI
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
| From: Oracle Group International
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.
| From: Audiolife
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.
| From: Tony Pallante
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
| From: Starlight Children's Foundation
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.
| From: 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.
| From: Soundrangers
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.
| From: Craig X Rubin
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
| From: Girls Write Now Inc.
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.
| From: Craig X 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.’
| From: Walk of Faith Productions
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.’
| From: Reckon Memoir
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.
| From: Gambrinus Media
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.
| From: White Lotus Film LLC
SARASOTA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Doesn’t everything weird happen in Florida? In this case, White Lotus Film’s new indy movie starring Luke Flynn, (Errol Flynn’s grandson – looks and all!) and actress Rachel Warner both star in the movie: ‘The Name is Rogells (Rug-gells).’ Widescreen 2009…This film possibly the next ‘Big Fat Greek Wedding,’ minus the wedding!
| From: GerrityStone
BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GerrityStone, New England’s premier importer and master fabricator of marble, granite, travertine and limestone headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts is pleased to announce the company is featured on the first episode of ‘What’s In Store’ – WBZ-TV 4’s new locally-produced consumer education program premiering this month.
Beginners Luck, or Creative Artists of the First Rank? Epeius Biotechnologies Launches Rexin-G eBook Tutorial
| From: Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation
SAN MARINO, Calif., Feb. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies announces the launch of its new informative website, containing an award-winning video and an interactive e-book designed to introduce the general public to the tumor-targeting and cancer-destroying biotechnologies behind the clinical development of Rexin-G. Honored as the first and so far only targeted, genetic medicine that has been validated in clinical trials worldwide (Nature Reviews, Genetics, 2007), Rexin-G is designed to seek-out and destroy metastatic cancers that are resistant to chemotherapy and which have spread throughout the body.
| From: Craig X Rubin
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millions of Americas are currently unemployed with hundreds of thousands being added to the unemployment roles monthly. Michael Phelps is obviously not unemployed, but he has been fired by Kellogg’s as their spokesman. Pastor Craig X Rubin, candidate for mayor in the City of Los Angeles, is calling for an international boycott of all Kellogg’s products as a result of his firing.
| From: AJ Cushner
MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a new book from Createspace Publishing, ‘Under Nuclear Attack’ (IBSN 978-1438253619, 338 pages, $9.95, currently available at Amazon.com), author AJ Cushner introduces us to retired CIA Agent Josh Parker and draws us into the dark world of nuclear terrorism. ‘The events, places and characters are very real and the line between fact and fiction is a blur to the reader,’ the author says.
| From: Stampington and Company
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since the launch of Belle Armoire magazine in 2001, art and crafting publisher Stampington & Company has been at the forefront of emerging trends in wearable art. Through special publications, such as Altered Couture, Haute Handbags and Belle Armoire Jewelry, they have continued to explore artistic movements within the world of art-to-wear through specific niche art forms. On February 1, 2009, they released the premiere issue of Apron*ology (apronology), an annual special publication that focuses on artfully-made aprons.
| From: Most Comfortable Shoes
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Most Comfortable Shoes releases its 2009 Top Picks for Comfortable Walking Shoes. Health officials have promoted walking for years, stressing a host of benefits from cardiovascular fitness to solving weight issues. Walking may be the simplest of all aerobic exercises, but it still requires one crucial piece of equipment – comfortable walking shoes.
| From: National Association of Record Industry Professionals
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.
| From: Karriem Riggins
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Luminary drummer and hip-hop producer Karriem Riggins will be in good company, performing with Herbie Hancock, Elton John, and Diana Krall on Sundance’s new series ‘Spectacle: Elvis Costello With….’ A virtuoso, Riggins has taken love and molded it into life through his talents and passion. He moved from Detroit to New York City at 19 where he played with, and was mentored by jazz great Betty Carter.
| From: Hitt Music Group
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hitt Music Group is happy to announce the continuing success of their collaboration with American Airlines and Beat Marketing. HMG artists are now appearing exclusively on two separate channels as part of AA’s in-flight entertainment.
| From: Phylius Press
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.
Audiolife: Indie Artists and Music Industry Pros Hail New On-Demand Technology as the Future of Promoting and Selling Music and Merchandise Online
| From: Audiolife and Inhance Media
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the economy continues to spiral downward, and cost efficiency takes center stage with every industry from finance to fashion, the young entrepreneurs behind Audiolife could not have chosen a better climate to launch their groundbreaking technology and web-platform specifically designed to empower artists to make money.
| From: Whiteflash Inc
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.’
| From: Whiteflash Inc
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.
| From: Craig X Rubin
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The War on Drugs has been an utter failure. We need to rethink and decriminalize our marijuana laws, said President Barack Obama January 21, 2004. This quote comes from a video being passed via YouTube.com We need to rethink how we are doing the Drug War. Currently we are not doing a good job. Out of the wide group of candidates running for public office in California, one particular candidate – Craig X Rubin – stands out from the field because he claims legalizing marijuana will create jobs.
Classical Guitar Wonder Stuart Weber Celebrates Great American Concert Houses with New Release ‘The Fifth Row’
| From: Bridger Artists Inc.
BOZEMAN, Mont., Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the last two decades, classical guitarist Stuart Weber has emerged as one of today’s most forward thinking virtuosos in both his interpretations of the classics and his richly melodic original compositions. With his latest offering, ‘The Fifth Row’ (Bridger Artists Inc.), he takes that ingenuity of spirit to a whole new arena…make that eleven new arenas! Subtitled An Acoustic Tour of Historic Theaters, The Fifth Row finds Weber taking his guitar on the road for an intimate series of recordings.
Love Can be Better the Second Time Around: New Book Offers Encouragement and Hope for a Successful Second Marriage
| From: Bookstand Publishing
GILROY, Calif., Jan. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘It is never too late for a second chance at love,’ says Patricia Bubash, Licensed Professional Counselor and author of a new book, Successful Second Marriages (ISBN 978-1-58909-563-2), published by Bookstand Publishing. ‘Having experienced a failed second marriage, I wondered why so few second marriages work,’ says Bubash.