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Page 60 of Entertainment News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Buddha’s Ancient Wisdom for Modern Secular Life

HOUSTON, TX – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One may call it Buddha’s ancient path, yet the word ‘ancient’ is suitable only to identify the 2500-year-old texts from which these ideas are taken. The wisdom offered is practical, useful, and exceedingly relevant to modern life. In his book ‘Beautiful Living: Buddha’s Way to Prosperity, Wisdom, and Inner Peace’ (ISBN: 0-9772343-0-4), Bhikkhu Basnagoda Rahula reveals, in simple yet elegant language, the steps and techniques Buddha recommended for the success and happiness of his lay community.

New Album from The G-Man Released With Controversial Cover

LOS ANGELES, CA – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scott G, who records as The G-Man), has released his 5th full-length CD entitled MOTION POTION with a cover design that some church groups find suggestive and disturbing.

Harper Arrington Publishing and Media Releases Announces ‘Are You the Next Hot Designer’ National Contest

DETROIT, MI – Feb. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced their first annual ‘Are You the Next Hot Designer’ National Contest, which is sponsored by startingaclothingline.com, and is open to designers, aspiring designers, and anyone with a flair for fashion. The first prize winner will receive the HADDS 2.0 Fashion Design Software plus a special added prize pack valued at over $250.00.

Alien Apparatus’ Solo Performer Show Controller Version 3 Sports a New User Interface and Improved Lighting Control Functionality

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alien Apparatus Company, Inc. releases Solo Performer Show Controller version 3. Solo Performer Show Controller is a system for controlling the background music, lyrics displays, MIDI effects, and light shows for musicians. The system is unique in that all functionality can be controlled by the musician while performing by using a six-button foot controller to control software that runs on Windows and Macintosh computers.

Artist Perreaoult Daniels, ‘Controversial Images are Achilles Heel of Terrorist’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Feb. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artist Perreaoult Daniels announces that all Controversial Images found on his Web site are free for use in any broadcast, print or Internet media. The Artist has been threatened, his studio broken into and computer destroyed. Perreaoult’s position is that ‘We artists are portraying a reality that we perceive, if the image offends then perhaps it reflects a reality that others do not wish to acknowledge. It is the Achilles heel of the advocates of terror.’

Styles That Swing: Cocchia Hits the Women’s Golf Clothing Scene with a Full Line for Fall/Winter 2006

SAN DIEGO, CA – Feb. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — San Diego based COCCHIA announced today the launch of their brand new women’s golf apparel company, complete with a full line of mix n’ match pieces for Fall/Winter 2006.

TicketsR.com Joins Symphony on Ice for an Evening of Spectacular Skating Performed to the Sound of the Best Russian, British and Italian Singers

LOS ANGELES, CA – Feb. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TicketsR.com today announced that tickets for Symphony on Ice, an evening of spectacular skating performed to the sound of the best Russian, British and Italian Singers, are now available for sale at www.TicketsR.com. Symphony on Ice will perform at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena on May 14 at 7:00 p.m.

Mama-n-MeBag.com Delivers Comfort and Convenience for the Expectant Mother’s Big Day in an All-in-One Tote

MIRAMAR, FL – Feb. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Expectant moms and their anxious spouses have other things to worry about when delivery time is near than if they remembered their toothbrush, or where the camera is located. This is where Mama-n-Mebag.com steps in and takes control. They offer all the necessities, and some little luxuries, to reduce stress and ensure that mom, baby and spouse, have all they need when their bundle of joy arrives.

Millions of Valentines Are Blue

TAMPA, FL – Feb. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Although the color red rules during the month of February, millions of people are not feeling so rosy. Amidst crimson cupids, heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, and rows of romantic red greeting cards, plenty of women and men are feeling blue. Kendall Smith-Sullivan, M.A., dating expert and author of ‘Soulmate Logic’ (ISBN: 1419608770) explains why.

Books to Bookmark: 12 New Books Worth a Look for Jan. 2006

REDONDO BEACH, CA – Feb. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire (www.pubnewswire.com) announced today 12 new books ‘worth a look,’ announced during January 2006. Topics include ‘The Little Entrepreneur – Takes Flight’ by Michael Harper and Jay Arrington designed to teach kids how to turn their hobbies into businesses; Penny Webster’s ‘Allergy Free For All Ages: Milk-free, Egg-free, Nut-free Recipes’ offers safe food alternatives that are delicious enough to satisfy the whole family; and Riley Books has released the first book dedicated entirely to the travel options surrounding the city of Loreto in Baja, Mexico.

Moving Mannequins Are Turning Heads – The Latest in Mannequin Artistry

LOS ANGELES, CA – Feb. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Woody Lawhon, Hollywood-renowned robotics, animatronics and special effects developer for director greats such as Ron Howard, Robert Redford, Lawrence Kasdan and Clint Eastwood, to name a few, launches the company Moving Mannequins(TM) (www.movingmannequins.com) which creates mannequins that have the look of movie quality goods, yet are priced to accommodate the retail industry.

Rodney Jerkins Nominated For a Grammy

NEW YORK, NY – Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Grammy Award Winner and Super Music Producer Rodney ‘Darkchild’ Jerkins has won several Grammy Awards and Nominations throughout his career, and once again, has receive yet another Grammy(R) Nomination for the hit song ‘Cater 2 U’ performed by the sensational female group Destiny’s Child. The last two years was phenomenal for Rodney and his Darkchild Production and Writing Team, it was announced today by Serious Publicity Company, LLC.

Rupert Tells All!

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Life Press, the newest publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has just signed Rupert Boneham from the CBS TV show Survivor to a book contract with co-writer Lester Thomas Shane. ‘Rupert: Just Being Me’ will be released in September 2006 with an initial print run of 100,000 books. This book, by Rupert Boneham as told to Lester Thomas Shane will guide you through the life-changing experiences that led Rupert to his success on Survivor: Pearl Islands as well as his huge following of fans during Survivor: All Stars.

Soundrangers.com is the Virtual Sound Design Tool

SEATTLE, WA – Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soundrangers, founded in 1998, was the first online sound effects and royalty free music service to specialize in creating sound specifically designed for interactive media, such as websites and video games. From the beginning the focus of their library was to offer high quality content for bandwidth sensitive applications, while utilizing a website delivery system focused on quick and easy sound auditioning, selection and purchase.

Author Gehla S. Knight Releases Book that Offers Humorous Peek into Suburban Life in the 1950s

PORTLAND, OR – Jan. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new voice in northwest fiction, Gehla S. Knight, recently authored and released an insider’s look at life in the suburban 1950’s – ‘Heath Street Stories.’ The book is available in hardcover (ISBN: 1420896083) and paperback (ISBN: 1420896075).

New Book Argues That In-Depth Psychology Can Facilitate A Liberal Resurgence

SANTA FE, NM – Jan. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If liberals are to regain the political ascendancy, they need a breakthrough in their understanding of themselves and the forces that oppose them, writes in-depth psychotherapist Peter Michaelson in his new book, ‘Democracy’s Little Self-Help Book’ (ISBN 1-4259-1218-4).

‘The Insider’s Guide to Credit Repair’ Helps Consumers Restore Credit and Raise Their Scores

ATLANTA, GA – Jan. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — K.E. Varner will discuss his book, ‘The Insider’s Guide to Credit Repair’ (ISBN 1-56414-809-2), on KFNN Financial News Radio Monday January 23. The U.S. Public Interest Research Group predicts that one in four consumer credit reports contain errors severe enough to cause denial of credit. Such errors negatively impact consumer credit scores (numbers that predict risk and the likelihood of an applicant to default on a debt).

A Picture Worth $3,800: Ultrasound of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s Baby Sold On eBay

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Riding the major media wave resulting from the purchase of William Shatner’s kidney stone, internet casino and marketing innovator GoldenPalace.com followed up with another outrageous purchase, the alleged sonogram picture belonging to the world’s most popular fetus; Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s 5-month-old unborn baby.

Real Estate Insider Destroys Real Estate Industry Myths in New Book

KENT, WA – Jan. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On one side are hundreds of thousands of professionals who quit the real estate industry every year. On the other side are the traditions, myths, and outdated business models that have contributed to that high attrition rate in the Real Estate industry. In the middle is Phil Gerisilo, a leading expert who has penned the new book ‘Succeed in Real Estate Without Cold Calling’ (ISBN 1-59079-0707, Select Books $19.95).

William Shatner Passes Kidney Stone Off to GoldenPalace.com for $25,000

LOS ANGELES, CA – Jan. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Captain’s log. Star date: 011806. William Shatner. Has gone. Where no man has gone before. And sold a part of himself. To online casino. GoldenPalace.com. For $25,000. To benefit. Habitat for Humanity. (Video and Photos available.)

The Dewey Does Story

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thomas Kinslow began ‘Dewey Does’ in 1999 and he started it as a marketing tool to promote a small children’s sports apparel line in NY. Kinslow says, ‘A large retail chain suggested we come up will a gimmick to help promote our clothing line…the gimmick was Dewey Does and as we marketed the Dewey Does character with the logo tees for the children’s sports apparel we found the market was more interested in the Dewey Does character.’

Happy, Joyous & Nearly Free Comedy Showcase

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, February 4th, 2006 at 8pm, there will be a showcase of hilarious comedians in recovery at the new San Francisco Alano Club at 1748 Market St., #202. These popular local comedians are of diverse ethnities, ages, sexual orientations, and recovery histories, but they have one thing in common: they are proof that one can have fun without drugs & alcohol. The evening is certain to be entertaining and inspirational! Featured in the showcase are popular local comedians, Sue Ferrer, Lilibeth Helson, Nick Leonard, Bruce Maez, Ken Townsend, Karen Warner, & Debbie Campo.

Form Meets Function in O Yikes! Chic New Diaper Bag for Hip Urban Parents on the Go

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Jan. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — O Yikes!, a San Francisco based manufacturer of cutting edge diaper bags for active new parents, today announced the launch of the Slingback Ready-to-Go Diaper bag, a stylish, ergonomic, and easy-to-clean diaper bag which arrives fully loaded with all of the essentials, for today’s hip urban parents and babies on the go.

Harper Arrington Publishing and Media Releases Revolutionary Digital Design Software for Aspiring Fashion Designers

DETROIT, MI – Jan. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced the release of Harper Arrington Digital Design System 2.0 (HADDS), an innovative new software solution that gives designers, students, and even ordinary people the tools they need to design their own cutting edge fashion collection.

TicketsR.com Joins Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosos to Celebrate 25 Years of Music

LOS ANGELES, CA – Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TicketsR.com today announced that tickets for the world-famous Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosos concert, celebrating 25 years of music, are now on sale at www.TicketsR.com. Spivakov and his orchestra will grace the stage in San Diego at the Joan B. Kroc Theatre on Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. They will follow up with a Los Angeles performance on Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wilshire Ebell Theater.

Harper Arrington Media’s Little Entrepreneur Series Teaches Kids How to Make Their Dreams Come True

DETROIT, MI – Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Harper Arrington Publishing and Media today announced that ‘The Little Entrepreneur-Takes Flight,’ the first title in their new ‘Little Entrepreneur’ series by Michael Harper and Jay Arrington designed to teach kids how to turn their hobbies into businesses, will publish on February 1, 2006.

Mark Mclaughlin, VIBE Magazine January Free Agent Pick Featuring His New Single ‘Brooklyn’

NEW YORK, NY – Jan. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VIBE Magazine’s January issue features unsigned draft pick Mark McLaughlin. Based on the R & B single ‘Brooklyn’ VIBE states, ‘McLaughlin pays homage to hip hop heroes and reminisces over summer park jams in his street-hardened baritone.’

Penny Webster’s Allergy-Free Recipes Help Millions at Risk Avoid Serious Food Threats

ROCKVILLE, MD – Jan. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Penny Webster, author of ‘Allergy Free For All Ages: Milk-free, Egg-free, Nut-free Recipes’ offering safe food alternatives for severely allergic kids and adults that are delicious enough to satisfy the whole family, today announced that millions of individuals are now living on restrictive diets due to food allergies or intolerance.

Uncle Sam Can Pay Your Heating Bills … If You Know Where to Go

WASHINGTON, DC – Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rising energy prices can cause some families to see as much as a 50% increase in their utility bills this winter. So Matthew Lesko, the Government Money guy on TV in the question mark suit, is offering a free e-book called ‘Free Money to Pay Your Utility Bills,’ to anyone who can get on the web and go to www.lesko.com.

City of Loreto, Baja California Sur Finally Gets an Entire Book of Coverage!

SPOKANE, WA – Dec. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Riley Books has released the first book dedicated entirely to the travel options surrounding the city of Loreto in Baja, Mexico. Instead of the brief coverage Loreto has received to date, ‘You Decide Travel Guide: Loreto’ dedicates two full pages of information on each hotel or lodging property along with specific practical information on dining and activity options for you to enjoy during your stay in Loreto. An expanded second edition was released on February 25 of 2005.

What do Laura Bush, Ladybird Johnson, Mack Brown, and a Small 3 year old in Philly have in Common?

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Dec. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — `Twas the morning after Christmas. All through the house could be heard a pin drop quiet as a mouse. Then, a KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK was heard at the door. Was it Saint Nick… with one last HO HO HO? No, it was author Salvador SeBasco, the Book creator of ‘THE BOY, THE KING, AND THE CHIHUAHUA’ (I Just Read Company), who traveled over 1800 miles to deliver the book in person to little Orlando D. Cleveland II, a 3 year old boy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in time for the Holidays.

Catastrophic World Events Conclusively Linked to Bible Prophecy, Book Argues

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Dec. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While millions struggle to find meaning in the wake of recent hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and other catastrophic events worldwide, a recently published book on Bible prophecy and the Last Days claims that the answer lies in scriptural references not clearly understood by most Christians. In ‘The Rational Christian,’ published by Christopher Creek Publishing.

National Recording Artist Lemme to Entertain Troops in Asian Rim

WASHINGTON, DC – Dec. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National recording artist Lemme (pronounced LEM MEEH) will bring her brand of sultry, funky and jazzy sounds to our troops in Guam, Korea, Okinawa and Japan from December 29, 2005 to January 23, 2006. Lemme was selected from among hundreds of bands nationally to perform for our troops. This tour is sponsored by Captain Trevor Garrett, Armed Forces Entertainment and Dwight Mims, Media Business Concepts.

Change in Concert Time: THE NUTCRACKER SUITE Organ Concert in SF December 24 will Begin at 3 PM

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Keith Thompson will play Holiday favorites of Mulet, Purvis, Bach, Delius and Tchaikovsky on the Skinner Symphonic Pipe Organ at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on Christmas eve, December 24, 2005, at 3 PM, instead of the previously scheduled, 4 PM Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, announced today, to accommodate an earlier closing of the museum

Hot Watch Trends: High Tech Styles are Best Sellers

MAHWAH, NJ – Dec. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seiko Corporation of America is known for industry-leading technological innovations, so it’s no surprise that the company’s best-selling watch styles are high-tech marvels that run off human power or display time in 77 cities around the world.

Recording Artist Heather Schmid Performs in Pakistan for Aid Relief

NEW YORK, NY – Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boston based recording artist Heather Schmid just returned from performing her pop/rock music for 10 days in Pakistan for audiences up to 20,000 including a special performance for the Prime Minister at the governors’ mansion. Heather was interviewed by every major television station and most newspapers covered her arrival. Heather was hailed by Ptv, the nation’s largest television station, as an ambassador of peace and the hit of the world music festival in which she participated.

My Fair Heathen Productions presents, Charlotte the Destroyer, at the Plaza Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts

BOSTON, MA – Dec. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — My Fair Heathen Productions invites you to joins us January 11th through the 14th and 17th – 21st at 8pm, and January 14th, 15th, 21st at 2pm at the Plaza Theatre at the Boston Center for the Arts for the premiere of our new play Charlotte the Destroyer. The Box office is at 527 Tremont street, or buy via phone at #617-933-8600, or online at BostonTheatreScene.com.

Ecoist, Maker of the Original Recycled Candy-Wrapper Handbags, Promotes Environmental Preservation at the American Music Awards with Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, and Lindsay Lohan

MIAMI, FL – Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a growing trend in eco-fashion, Ecoist’s line of recycled candy wrapper handbags were selected as the premier fashion accessory for the celebrity gift basket at the American Music Awards on November 22nd. Recipients of the Ecoist Tote bags included Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie, and Lindsay Lohan.

Satellite Radio Fans Treated to a Radio First with the Debut of ‘Tissue Time With Beth And Allison’

NEW YORK CITY, NY – Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In what appears to be a pioneering move for the satellite airwaves, the latest bit on the XM satellite radio ‘Opie & Anthony Show’ has listeners conducting graphic and uncensored phone sex. There are plans to extend the bit as its own show every Saturday night on the XM High Voltage Channel 202, reports the program’s fan group O & A Army.

Books to Bookmark(TM) – 9 New Books and 2 Calendars Worth a Look for Nov. 2005

REDONDO BEACH, CA – Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire announced today 9 new books and 2 calendars for 2006 ‘worth a look,’ announced during November 2005. Topics include a book on Indy 500 Rookie Star Danica Patrick, a financial investment book explaining how Japanese candlestick signals improve technical analysis, Dennis Rodman says he’s ‘lucky to be alive’ in a new book, and gorgeous geek girls prove that frumps don’t dominate the computer industry.