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



New Children’s Book by Julie Akerson Chicos Will Bring Children on an Endearing Journey of Self-Worth

BOSTON, MA – Nov. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Julie Akerson Chicos today announced the publication of her new book, ‘The Life of Riley the Cat’ (ISBN: 1412058589), a picture book from Trafford Publishing designed to help kids learn self esteem, tolerance and responsibility.

Controversial Sculptor Daniel Edwards Featured on Send2Press Podcast

TORRANCE, CA – Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sculptor Daniel Edwards, who recently held a controversial exhibition at New York’s First Street Gallery, that made the front page of the NY Times arts section, and raised the eyebrows of sports fans because of Ted Williams’ ‘Death Mask’ is the featured guest on the latest Send2Press entertainment Podcast. The Podcast is hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons.

New Book on Strategies for Differentiated Instruction for Learning Disabled and ESL Students Provides Insight to Improving Public Education

LOS ANGELES, CA – Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Universal Publishers today announced the publication of ‘Success Education: Differentiated Curriculum Strategies for ESL and Learning Disabled Students’ (ISBN 1-58112-498-8), by Steve P. Jefferson, Ed. D. and Bettye Sweet, M.S., a book filled with ‘reality based’ classroom strategies that can create a positive learning environment for today’s learners.

New Leadership Book Provides Strategies for Becoming an ‘Integrated Leader’

MARBLEHEAD, MA – Oct. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s time to read what a woman thinks about leadership for both men and women. Men write hundreds of books on leadership. And women write hundreds of books about women’s leadership. But Coaching Yourself to Leadership: Five Key Strategies for Becoming an Integrated Leader (HRD Press, 2006 – ISBN 0-87425-8693) by Ginny O’Brien, MS, PCC, is filled with wisdom and insights on ways for people to turn themselves into ‘integrated leaders.’

CD Baby and Independent Musicians Donate $165,000 in CD Sales to Red Cross

PORTLAND, OR – Oct. 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CD Baby (www.cdbaby.com) announced today that they raised a total of $165,000 over the past 7 weeks in concert with independent musicians and record labels who banded together to donate proceeds from their online CD music sales. The funds raised were sent directly to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund through the Portland Oregon branch.

Five Tips for Battling an Illness

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Oct. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The author of a compelling medical memoir says patients dealing with illness need to know there are important options that go beyond simply following medical advice. ‘There’s more to healing than being a passive participant,’ says Kay Day, author of Killing Earl (Ocean Publishing, $16.95, ISBN: 0971764190). Day says she learned more than she ever really wanted to know about dealing with a medical situation. Her 12-year-old daughter suffered from an illness that stumped physicians for over a year.

Unique Internet Name Once Owned by Bin Laden, Which Expired on 9-11-01, Now Promotes Peace

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — shrimpo LLC and Christopher Curry have made news previously when it announced that it had created a unique procedure to take control of the official Bin Laden family website, saudi-binladin-group.com, for which the domain registration expired simultaneously with the tragic events of September 11, 2001.

Chicago Hopeless by Shirley Thompson Publishes Today From PublishAmerica

DULUTH, MN – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Shirley Thompson today announced the publication of her book ‘Chicago Hopeless’ from PublishAmerica. In a style that is reminiscent of Erma Bombeck, ‘Chicago Hopeless’ ($13.95, ISBN: 1413787711), tells the true story of what happens when three sisters are turned loose in Chicago in search of a happy ending.

TVHound Launches Interactive Television Guide for TV Fans and Couch Potatoes

NEW YORK, NY – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TVHound LLC today announced the launch of their interactive online television guide that allows TV fans to ‘sniff out’ when their favorite shows, stars, subjects and genres are on TV. TVHound(TM) will also send email to registered users to let fans know when future airtimes featuring their favorite search items become available.

Enjoy Your Digital Music Library, with The Savvy Guide to Digital Music

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the September 2005 release of The Savvy Guide To Digital Music, ISBN 0-7906-1317-4.

Dieting With the Stars – You’ve Tried Every Diet Under the Sun but This One!

DETROIT, MI – Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maria Shaw navigates us through the galaxy of her weight loss world with her latest book, ‘Maria Shaw’s Astro Diet’ (ISBN: 9-780970-483485). ‘No diet works the same for everyone,’ explains Maria. ‘That’s why a Sagittarius can lose 10 pounds on Atkins but a Gemini may gain weight. To lose weight and keep it off, it’s best to look at the zodiac signs’ personality, psychological and physical attributes.’ Maria is no stranger when it comes to doling out sage advice. Her weekly forecasts have reached 69 million homes on the TV Guide Channel. She’s appeared on Fox News, VH1, and E Entertainment.

Relive the Memories with Reggie Miller: Shooting Star

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After 18 glorious seasons with the Indiana Pacers, Reggie Miller finally retired. His final season was a memorable one, with Miller’s playing inspired. Relive those memories with ‘Reggie Miller: Shooting Star’ (ISBN 0-7906-1318-2) from Indy-Tech Publishing.

Eupsychia Institute Announces Revolutionary New 28-Day Third Stage Recovery(tm) Program and Founder’s Latest Book

AUSTIN, TX – Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The nonprofit Eupsychia Institute announces the dates of its inaugural Alternative to Addiction Treatment 28-Day Program: Third Stage Recovery(tm) (3SR), Jan. 24 – Feb. 21, 2006, at Red Corral Ranch in the scenic hill country near Austin, Texas. The program announcement accompanies the September 2005 release of Eupsychia Founder Jacquelyn Small’s latest book ‘The Sacred Purpose of Being Human: A Journey Through the 12 Principles of Wholeness’ (ISBN 0-7573-0337) from the popular ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ publisher Health Communications, Inc.

A Concert for a Cause! World-Renowned Cantors to Perform at Concert to Benefit Jewish Elderly

NORTHBROOK, IL – Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicagoans can attend a musical event featuring some of the biggest names in Jewish cantorial music and perform a mitzvah at the same time when they purchase tickets for ‘To Life! A Jewish Musical Celebration,’ presented by the International Cantorial Foundation on Wednesday, November 16, 2005 at 7:30 p.m., at the North Shore Center of Performing Arts in Skokie.

New Magazine Offers Spiritual Support to the 1 In 3 Americans Who Live with Chronic Illness

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 100 million Americans live with a chronic condition and despite what we may assume, 60% of are between the ages of 18 and 64. According to the World Health Organization’s October 4, 2005 report, over 400 million people will die of a chronic disease in the next ten years. ‘HopeKeepers’ is a new consumer magazine which offers spiritual support to those who live with a chronic condition, such as fibromyalgia, diabetes, or degenerative heart disease. It’s published by Rest Ministries, Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Top 10 Things I Learned in High School by Comedian Tony George

DALLAS, TX – Oct. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fast-rising comic Tony George today announced the release of his monthly joke series to coincide with his new comedy CD, called ‘Red, White, & Off-Color.’ Each month Comedian George will release his take on issues that affect everyone.

Art Official Media LLC Announces Publication of ‘Blackface’ a Debut Novel by Q.B. Wells

BALTIMORE, MD – Oct. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art Official Media LLC today announced that ‘Blackface’ ($13.95 ISBN: 0976806118), a haunting debut novel from Q.B. Wells, will publish October 31, 2005 in print form, and is immediately available for download as an e-book ($5.95 ISBN 097680611X).

Roundup of 10 New Book Releases for September 2005

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire announced today 10 new books of note, released during September 2005. Book topics include the ‘Teenagers Guide to the Beatles’ by Zane Lalani; ‘The Savvy Guide to Home Security’ by John Mueller; ‘TVtherapy’ by Beverly West and Jason Bergund; and ‘Haul Away! Teambuilding Lessons from a Voyage Around Cape Horn,’ by Rob Duncan.

Best Selling Author Beverly West and R & B Vocalist ‘Lemme’ featured on Send2Press Podcast

TORRANCE, Calif. – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beverly West, co-author of a new book ‘TVtherapy: The Television Guide to Life’ (Delta Books) which tells how we use TV to help us cope with everything from a bad hair day to a bad break up, is interviewed on the latest webisode of the Send2Press entertainment Podcast. The musical guest, Lemme, introduces the title track from her new CD on De-U Records, called ‘Take the Time.’ The Podcast is hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons. The show is located at www.Send2Press.com/podcast/ and can be listened to on-demand in both RealAudio and MP3 formats, and subscribed to via iTunes or RSS/XML.

Author Claims Book Holds Solution to 9/11

AUSTIN, TX – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From films to television to politics and economics, the nation, and perhaps the world seems to have run devoid of imagination, says the iJustRead company. Salvador SeBasco feels the strain of this lack, and he hopes his new children’s book, ‘The Boy, The King, and The Chihuahua’ (now available through AuthorHouse), can correct this alarming trend by focusing on one of America’s most important resources.

Physician Exposes Medicare Crimes

PORT CHARLOTTE, FL – Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ulyssian Publications, an imprint of Pine Orchard Inc., announces its newly released novel ‘The House of Ecksteins: A Doctor’s Ill-Fated Journey,’ by Karun Nayar. Nayar is the pen name of a practicing physician in Florida who has witnessed corruption in the healthcare industry for many years. He walks the reader through a winding maze of organized crimes that ‘milks the system’ by taking care of elderly patients through Medicare.

Books Give New Dimension to Spirituality

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – September 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bookmark, of Santa Clarita, California, is pleased to announce the release of its 2006 catalog. This all-new catalog contains the most comprehensive offering of Christian Science publications available anywhere. The free catalog offers a wide range of literature from the early writings Mary Baker Eddy, Bicknell Young, Edward Kimball, and Martha Wilcox, to the contemporary books of Richard Claude Haw and Ann Beals.

Every Day is Spa Day with The Art of the Spa Engagement Calendar

CINCINNATI, OH – September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the publication of ‘The Art of the Spa – Spas of the World 2006 Engagement Calendar’ was announced. ‘The Art of the Spa Engagement Calendar,’ by international spa expert Candace Silvasy, and published by Andrews McMeel Publishing, is the first calendar ever to be entirely devoted to spas.

Self-Published Author Announces Public Availability of The End of Time at Lulu.com

CLEARWATER, Fla. – September 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Broadband Productions announces publication of ‘The End of Time’ (ISBN: 1-4116-3846-8) in conjunction with Lulu Enterprises. Randall Towe wrote ‘The End of Time’ as reminder that we all need to live in the moment.

International Best Selling Author Addresses the United States Army Special Operations Command

RALEIGH, NC – Sept. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Well known international best selling author Richard Pelzer addressed the Special Operations Command of the US Army in Raleigh NC. Attendees were Commanders, Sergeants Major, Senior Officers as well as Lt. General Kensinger. The Family Advocacy Conference was held to benefit some of our nation’s soldiers and provide an overwhelming acknowledgment of the stress and pressure these soldiers live with. Pelzer spoke for just about an hour to an intensely quite and attentive audience. Conference attendees as well as the limited amount of media that were allowed to attend were in awe as the speaker presented his life as a child, young adult and now as an international best selling author.

Cirlinca Launches DVD-Audio Authoring for Consumers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – September 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Innovative software developer Cirlinca (www.cirlinca.com) announces the introduction of DVD-Audio Solo, the first PC based application to enable the creation of DVD-Audio discs for a consumer friendly price of $34.95.

Ted’s Head Reunites with Body in Bizarre Gallery Twist – Artist Answers Fans’ Demands with New Bust of ‘Splinter’

NEW YORK, NY – September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Connecticut artist whose notorious ‘Ted’s Head’ art show has caused a storm of controversy has announced that he will respond to the wishes of fans angered by his severed-head presentation of baseball great Ted Williams. Fans of the legendary Boston Red Sox hitter have expressed outrage at artist Daniel Edwards’ display of three ‘death mask’ casts on exhibit at NY’s First Street Gallery this month. The sculptures depict Williams’ head as prepared for frozen storage at Scottsdale Arizona’s Alcor Life Extension Foundation.

De-U Records National Recording Artist Lemme’s CD Entitled ‘Take The Time’ to be Released October 11, 2005

WASHINGTON, DC – September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National R & B recording artist Lemme will release her debut CD entitled, ‘Take The Time’ on October 11th, 2005 on the De-U Records label. Lemme is no stranger to success. She toured with acclaimed rap group ‘The Sporty Thievz’ and appeared with them on the BET Soundstage Television series.

The Sounds of Hispanic Heritage Month Are at Tower Records

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tower Records is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with fans of Latin entertainment by providing a 15% sale on all Latin CDs, Music DVD’s and Cine Latino DVD titles. Not only that, Tower Records continues to help provide the quintessential Latin music experience by participating in major events, such as El Grito, Fiestas Patrias, the Orange County Latino Film Festival and the Luis Miguel concert series at the Gibson Amphitheatre, in addition to providing in-store events featuring rising bands such as Cabula and Profecia.

PCE Health and Fitness Promotes Active-Aging, Total Health and Wellness by Offering a Unique, Award Winning Exercise Video for Seniors

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – September 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The ‘Fitness Forever’ video is specifically designed to meet the varied needs of seniors, to help improve overall health and raise the user’s level of fitness, thereby reducing risk of injury and illness. Although developed for seniors, ‘Fitness Forever’ is appropriate for anyone, any age with a physical condition such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, or high blood pressure.

Interview with Robert Bowie Johnson on Send2Press Podcast

TORRANCE, Calif. – September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bob Johnson, whose company has re-released a controversial board game ‘Public Assitance,’ on how to win at welfare and not work for a living, and a new game called ‘Capital Punishment’ where you can send celebrity criminals to the electric chair, is interviewed about the games and about how welfare officials worked to ban the game in the 1980s, on a new entertainment talk show podcast produced by Send2Press Newswire. The podcsst is hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons.

‘Teenagers Guide to the Beatles’ by Zane Lalani Speaks to a New Generation of Secret Beatle Fans

TAMPA, Fla. – September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Averstream Press today announced the publication of ‘Teenagers Guide to the Beatles,’ by Zane Lalani, a book designed to bring the Beatles to a new generation of teenage Beatles fans, including many who keep their Beatles passion in the closet.

War and Aerial Assault of Wolves Merge in Painter’s Imagination

NEW YORK, NY – September 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Opening on October 4th at New York’s First Street Gallery, Lisa Zwerling’s new paintings. Images of war are the potent narrative elements in her recent work. Zwerling was haunted by the visuals of Iraq. In a creative fiction she combines the wolves she’s painted for several years with Apache helicopters. Whereas helicopters used in Vietnam were largely for rescue, in Iraq Apaches are a new generation, fitted with bombs.

Podcast Coaching Services Launched by Neotrope

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neotrope(R), an entertainment marketing company established 1983, announced today the launch of a new Podcast Coaching Service package available through its Send2Press(tm) Newswire unit which will provide professional media coaching for anybody who wants to be comfortable with and prepared for a Podcast interview.

AUDIO AVAILABLE: Podcast – Interview with Author, Actor and Activist CraigX on Send2Press Podcast

TORRANCE, Calif. – September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author Craig X. Rubin (‘CraigX’) is interviewed about his new book ‘9021GROW,’ about his consulting and guest starring role on Showtime’s new TV series ‘Weeds,’ and about the issues of the environment, economy and how hemp can positively impact these troubled areas. CraigX is featured on a new entertainment talk show podcast produced by Send2Press Newswire (www.Send2Press.com) and hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons. The show is located at www.Send2Press.com/podcast/ and can be listened to ‘on-demand’ in both RealAudio and MP3 formats, and subscribed to via iTunes or RSS/XML.

God Instructed Bruce Adams to Write a Book… ‘Prophet or Madman’

FORT MYERS, Fla. – September 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his book, ‘Prophet or Madman’ (ISBN: 0-9764840-6-4), Bruce Adams tells the story of his own surprise life-altering experience with a higher power and how, through his interpretation from this higher power, he has developed a roadmap for living based on a set of universal truths that impact us all.

Protect Your Home and Family with The Savvy Guide to Home Security

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — They are the two most important things in your life – your family, and your home. You need to protect them! Home security measures are important in today’s society. Whether it is to protect your personal records from identity theft, or to provide added security for your family after dark, you have the ability to accomplish a home security system on your own. Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the August release of ‘The Savvy Guide to Home Security,’ ISBN 0-7906-1315-8.

A Flower by Any Other Name Still Smells Like Goldenpalace.Com – Internet Casino Names New Breed of Flower

HOUSTON, TX – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GoldenPalace.com, the internet casino famous for outrageous and sometimes controversial advertising campaigns is showing a softer side with their latest marketing idea, paying $5,000 to name a new Daylily flower.

‘My Way Out’ Alcohol Recovery Program, Featured Recently in The Wall Street Journal, Highlights New Treatments for Addiction

ANCHORAGE, AK – September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month and there may be cause for alcoholics to celebrate, according to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal. New approaches to treatment, which include medications that curb craving, appear to finally offer a glimmer of hope to the estimated 17.5 million Americans who suffer with alcohol addiction. An innovative therapy described in a book by Capalo Press is doing just that.

Italian Sensation Takes The Stage for a One-Night Only Performance

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – September 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Toto Cotugno hits the stage on October 29, 2005 at 8 p.m. for his only Los Angeles concert. The famous Italian singer and composer will amaze audiences at the Los Angeles Scottish Rite Theatre with his ballads of love. Tickets are $35 to $100 and can be purchased by visiting TicketsR.com.