Entertainment News - Page 65

Page 65 of Entertainment News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Le Book Moderne Giggles Early at Tattered Cover

DENVER, Colo. – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Le Book Moderne, LLC (www.lebookmoderne.com) announced today that the first GiggleTin(TM), artfully decorated tins containing an illustrated children’s story coupled with an audio CD of original songs and interactive content, will now be available at all Tattered Cover stores (www.tatteredcover.com) on June 5, 2005. The release date is a full two weeks earlier than the date they had initially planned for.

Dennis Rodman Crosses Line with Wife – Basketball Legend and Online Casino Team up for Wife-Carrying Contest

SONKAJARVI, Finland – June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As an NBA legend, notorious party animal, headline-grabbing celebrity, wrestler, poker player, and talk-show host, Dennis Rodman has done it all. Except lend his unique brand of shock value to the 2005 Wife Carrying World Championships that is. Now ‘The Worm’ proves there’s a first time for everything.

Long Island Trial Attorney Steps Back From the Bench and Into the Spotlight in ‘Biloxi Blues’

NEW YORK, NY – May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To celebrate his 30th year in the American Theatre, Bruce L. Roistacher, a veteran Long Island criminal defense attorney, will star in a production of Neil Simon’s ‘Biloxi Blues,’ directed by Ed Murray, and produced by Long Islands well-respected repertory company, The Gray Wig.

22 Years after Arthur Miller, American Director Elena Araoz Reclaims Beijing Stage

NEW YORK, NY and BEIJING, China – May 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beijing, China will experience a dramatic transformation this summer when, twenty-two years after Arthur Miller, American theater director Elena Araoz will reclaim Beijing’s stage with the English play ‘The Power,’ it was announced today by Noble Theater Bridge Co. LLC.

Publishers Newswire Lets Authors and Publishers Submit Free Book Event Announcements

REDONDO BEACH, Calif – May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authors and publishers can submit book events for upcoming author appearances, lectures, book signings, book festivals, conferences, workshops, and award ceremonies for free publication on PublishersNewswire.com, which also appear in search engines and online news systems. Publishers Newswire(TM) also includes announcements related to new books, magazines, ebooks, and audio books.

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2005 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buying and servicing a boat is about to become a much easier task for consumers around the country when Boating Industry magazine announces its inaugural Top 100 Dealers, a ranking of those marine dealers that are unsurpassed in overall business operations, customer service, marketing and professionalism, later this fall.

The Miami Children’s Museum, in Collaboration with the Husky Gang School, is Hosting ‘A Magical Day With The Husky Gang’

MIAMI, Fla. – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Miami Children’s Museum, in collaboration with The Husky Gang School (Sdoia-Satz Music Institute of Miami) is hosting ‘A Magical Day With the Husky Gang’ on Sunday, June 5, 2005 at 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, FL There will be two one and one half hour performances, suitable for children, one from 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM and another from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM.

Earn Your Place in the World Record Books, Without Getting Up Off the Couch

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stan Oleynik, the creator of the highly successful Mystery Toilet Paper auction, today announced that he will attempt to set the world’s record for the longest TV-watching marathon in history. And in a unique twist, Oleynik will auction off the right to change his name to the name or company name of the highest bidder, assuring their place in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Organist Keith Thompson Plays Sousa and George M Cohan Memorial Day Weekend Concert in SF

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Keith Thompson will play music including popular composers, Eric Coates, George M Cohan and John Philip Sousa on the Skinner Symphonic Pipe Organ at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA on Memorial Day weekend, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, (www.echoesofheaven.com) announced today.

Finding Meaning and Money, Passion With Profit – ‘Passionpreneurs’ Combine Personal Fulfillment With the Pursuit of Wealth

NEW YORK, NY – May 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Faced with the challenge of replacing incomes or lost savings due to company bankruptcy, corporate scandal, job migration, or simply career disillusionment, more and more Americans are opting out of traditional career paths and seeking to profit from their passions. According to Passion Profit Company founder Walt Goodridge in his latest book, ‘Turn Your Passion Into Profit’ (ISBN 0974531324; $24.95), there’s a wealth of research, success stories, and step-by-step guidance available to those seeking to use their hobbies, talents and interests as the basis of a business, to become what he calls ‘passionpreneurs.’

GoldenPalace.com Wins eBay Auction For Michael Jackson Puppet Theatre From MSNBC Hit Show

LOS ANGELES Calif. – May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If You Can’t Beat It, Buy It: Bringing The Michael Jackson Trial Home. Live the drama of the Michael Jackson trial in the comfort of your own home without locking up your children. GoldenPalace.com has won the auction for the Keith Olbermann ‘Michael Jackson Puppet Theatre’ for $15,099.

If You Can’t Beat It, Buy It: Bringing The Michael Jackson Trial Home

LOS ANGELES Calif. – May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Live the drama of the Michael Jackson trial in the comfort of your own home without locking up your children. GoldenPalace.com has won the auction for the Keith Olbermann Michael Jackson Puppet Theatre for $15,099.

VOICES Recognizes Better Hearing and Speech Month with the Launch of Speech and Language Television and Radio Show

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of Better Hearing and Speech Month in May, the VOICES Association (www.4voices.org) is highlighting its Media Outreach Program with the launch of ‘1 2 3 Talk!’ – the cable access show devoted to speech, language and communication development and disorders.

Ecoist Launches a Line of Handbags Made from Recycled Candy Wrappers and Plants Hundreds of Trees to Promote Environmental Preservation

MIAMI, Fla. – May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a growing trend in eco-friendly fashion, Ecoist (www.ecoist.com) has launched its new line of colorful one-of-a-kind handbags made from recycled candy wrappers, and announced it has planted an additional 400 trees through its commitment to environmental preservation.

Disgruntled Wilbanks Wedding Guest’s Invitation Sold on eBay – GoldenPalace.com Adds Runaway Bride’s Wedding Invitation To Collection

DULUTH, GA – May 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In what is quickly becoming a Jennifer Wilbanks scrapbook, GoldenPalace.com has added another piece of the infamous Runaway Bride’s puzzle to their collection — the wedding invitation.

A Holy Ride: Pope Benedict XVI’s Car Sold On eBay In Record-Breaking Auction

SAUERLAND, Germany – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the frenzy of media interest over the past few days, the latest GoldenPalace.com winning eBay auction is easily one of the most phenomenal events in Internet history. The item that shattered all eBay records by incredibly receiving over 8.5 million visitors to its auction page was Pope Benedict XVI’s previously-owned 1999 Volkswagen Golf. The holy car now belongs to the casino for euro 188,938.88 (approx. $244,590.83 USD).

Indy-Tech Publishing Announces The Savvy Guide to Digital Photography

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the March release of The Savvy Guide to Digital Photography, ISBN 0-7906-1309-3. The Savvy Guide to Digital Photography goes beyond the camera, covering the manipulation and storage of photos, printing, scanning, and equipment choices.

Pope Benedict XVI is Featured in the Newest Limited Edition Trading Cards by Paradigm Trading Cards

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – May 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paradigm Trading Cards (www.paradigmtradingcards.com) today announced their release ‘A New Pope,’ a special, limited edition trading card set celebrating the life of Pope Benedict XVI. This set follows the highly successful release of a set Pope John Paul II. Each of the 20 trading cards in the set chronicles The New Pope’s early years, life in the church and the first few days as Pope.

Le Book Moderne Partners with Children’s Miracle Network for Giggles

DENVER, Colo. – May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Le Book Moderne LLC (www.lebookmoderne.com) announced today they have become an affiliate partner with Children’s Miracle Network and will donate $1.50 from each GiggleTin(TM) purchased (www.giggletins.com) to Children’s Miracle Network benefiting The Children’s Hospital in Denver and National Jewish Medical and Research Center. GiggleTins(TM) is the premiere children’s product of LBM that combines a children’s story, original music, voice-over tracks and visual art all in a unique, patent-pending case suitable for children of any age.

The Still Family Society, Inc. is Delighted to Announce Publication of the 2005 Edition of ‘The Underground Railroad,’ By Plexus Publishing, Inc.

NEW YORK, NY – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Originally published in 1872 and out of print for many years, this landmark book presents accounts of slaves escaping north by way of the Underground Railroad. The stories were recorded and preserved by William Still, a son of emancipated slaves and a key figure in Philadelphia’s anti-slavery movement during the mid-19th century. From his base in Philadelphia, William Still (1821-1902), helped unknown numbers of fugitive slaves reach freedom and recorded hundreds of their stories. This landmark work, ‘The Underground Railroad’ (ISBN: 0-9374548-55-3/$49.50), stands among the most significant records of human oppression, struggle, and deliverance, of all times.

New Book ‘Overweight Kids’ Addresses National Epidemic: Trusted Family Counselor Helps Parents Keep Their Children Safe From Childhood Obesity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — One in five kids is overweight according to the US Dept. of Agriculture – that’s more than nine million obese children. Daily, headlines warn of the epidemic of childhood obesity that is quickly creating a national health crisis. Parents across America should be very concerned. A new nook ‘Overweight Kids’ by Linda Mintle, Ph.D. (ISBN: 1-59145-283-X), from Integrity Publishers, helps parents keep their children safe from childhood obesity.

Oops…Britney Spears’ Pregnancy Test Sold On Internet – GoldenPalace.com Does It One More Time

OTTAWA, Canada – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When pop-star icon Britney Spears recently confirmed her much-rumored pregnancy, it was inevitable that controversial media attention would soon follow. Now her alleged pregnancy test has been sold by a Canadian radio station to none other than GoldenPalace.com, the Internet casino most famous for their outrageous eBay purchases over the last few months.

First Women’s Audio Bible Features Beloved Female Voices: Over 30 Well Known Women Read The Greatest Story Ever Told

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Too busy to read? Now, for the first time, listen to a refreshingly different rendering of the Bible — anytime, anywhere…driving the kids to school, commuting to the office, working out, or relaxing at home. This spring women everywhere will be transformed as they listen to ‘The Word Becomes Flesh’ (Thomas Nelson, Inc.), the complete New Testament read by some of today’s most inspiring female voices. Featuring the bestselling New Century Version (NCV)(TM) translation, made popular through the success of the #1 bestselling BibleZines(TM), this all-women audio recording features 39 well-recognized authors, musicians and speakers, sharing the most beloved story of all time with listeners around the world.

Hollis Thomas, of The Philadelphia Eagles, Teams Up with Stallion Wear Apparel to Promote the New Stallion Brand

MARLTON, NJ – April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hollis Thomas, of the Philadelphia Eagles has joined the team at Stallion Wear to assist in marketing and promoting this new line of Sports Apparel. Hollis Thomas is a high-powered, quality NFL player, who is also articulate and diverse in his interests both on and off-the-playing field. You can also expect to see Hollis’s influence as he assists in future Stallion Wear designs.

The Institute for the Musical Arts (IMA) is Pleased to Announce its Rock N’Roll Camp for Adults, Now in its Second Season, June 26th-July 2nd 2005

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Institute for the Musical Arts, a non-profit dedicated to supporting women in music, will be offering a rock ‘n roll camp for adults from June 26th-July 2nd at its campus in Goshen, MA. The cost is $750, and includes food, housing and instruction. When IMA began offering its rock camps for teen-aged girls, many adults wished out loud that they could come, so the institute added a rock camp for adults last year.

New ‘Money’ From Slick.com Parodies and Protests Porous Borders

VALLEY CENTER, Calif. – Apr. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crisp new five ‘dolares’ bills issued by the United States of Amexica are beginning to circulate in border states. The fake, but very realistic looking money, features the photo portraits of George W. Bush and Mexican President Vicente Fox. Michael Dalton Johnson who operates slick.com, a political satire site, created the faux currency, designed to protest and parody America’s porous borders.

Should Our Kids Drink Suze’s Kool-Aid? – Debt Expert Says Some Advice Will Increase Debtabetes(tm)

COLUMBUS, OH – April 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jon Hanson, author and debt expert of GoodDebt.com (www.GoodDebt.com), says people are drowning in debt because of their small daily choices, called habits. Hanson, author of the new book, ‘Good Debt, Bad Debt’ (Penguin-Portfolio 2005 ISBN 1-59184-073-2) believes in keeping the use of consumer debt to an absolute minimum, no matter the circumstances: ‘Credit cards are the crack cocaine of consumer debt.’

Paradigm Trading Cards Announces Limited Edition Trading Cards Commemorating Pope John Paul II

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – April 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paradigm Trading Cards today announced their release ‘A Pope for the Ages’ a special, limited edition trading card set celebrating the life of Pope John Paul II. Each of the 20 trading cards in the set features a highlight in the life of one of the most influential men of the last century.

New Novel Urges Single Women to Just Say No to Married Men

CHICAGO, IL – April 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Autumn Girl Press announced today a new book ‘Single Black Female,’ a cautionary romance, by Carrie Carr. It’s been almost two decades since ‘Fatal Attraction’ sent a quiver down every married man’s spine by dramatically illustrating the consequences of a one-night stand. However, it’s not just married men who should be concerned, but the women they are fooling around with as well.

Women’s JuJitsu Champion Revolutionizes Sport – Auctions Advertising Space on Rear of Brazilian Beauty’s Shorts

LONG BEACH, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internet casino GoldenPalace.com scored prime exposure with their latest eBay purchase, by winning a $2,225 auction for advertising space on the rear of Brazilian JuJitsu champion Gazzy Parman’s shorts for her historic competition in an elite submission grappling tournament that has never before included women.

2005’s World Blackjack Champion

LAS VEGAS, NV — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Play to Win, Inc. is pleased to announce The World Champion of Blackjack will be played April 22nd on the GSN Network, which is The Game Show Network, at 10:00 pm, which was played at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas.

Virginian Woman’s Unborn Triplets Go for $12,000 on eBay – Babies’ Naming Rights Sold to GoldenPalace.com

NORFOLK, VA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three is a lucky number for mother-to-be Natasha, as Internet casino GoldenPalace.com scored a hat trick by purchasing the right to name her soon-to-be-born triplets due in August. One of the babies will be called ‘GoldenPalace.com.’

Poetry Still Lives: Emerging African-American Poet Mikaylah Simone

COLUMBUS, Ohio — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The precision and elegance of a poet’s words can make readers pause to appreciate their own perceptions or examine their feelings. Whether you are an avid poetry reader or a fan of spoken word poetry, there is something to be said for a poet’s writing style that transcends the limits of confined paper pages and still delivers passion on the ‘open-mic’ stage. This can describe the work of one new poet Mikaylah Simone and her book of poetry ‘My Manufactured English.’

Chicago Cubs Film Selling Naming Rights on eBay

HOHOKAM PARK – MESA, Ariz. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicago Cubs Spring Training Public Address Announcer, former FOX TV Editor, and Cubs documentary filmmaker Tim Sheridan is auctioning the Naming Rights on eBay for his film ‘The Boys of Spring.’ The starting bid is $80,000, with the auction closing on April 17th. The eBay Item number is 7506804740 and is listed as, Chicago Cubs Documentary Naming Rights in the Everything Else: Weird Stuff: Slightly Unusual category.

Author Richard Pelzer to speak at the 7th Annual Blue Ribbon Campaign Kick-Off Breakfast – Wyndham Hotel. Andover Massachusetts Friday April 8th, 2005

PLYMOUTH, MA — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council (GLCAC) in partnership with the Exchange Clubs of the Merrimack Valley who sponsor the Michael B. Christensen Family Support Center announce Massachusetts Senator Steven A. Baddour as keynote and International Best Selling Author Richard Pelzer as special guest speaker at the 7th annual Blue Ribbon Kick-Off breakfast.

Bay Area Author’s Inappropriate Mother’s Day Celebration to Benefit Mothers in Prison

OAKLAND, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mother’s Day… Perhaps more appropriately titled Ambivalence Day. ‘For me, it’s when the annual Pon Farr of resentment boils in my veins and I need to be locked up in a room with barred windows,’ explains East Bay writer, Joan Bechtel, co-author of the new anti-advice book, MOTHERHOOD CONFIDENTIAL. Now that this homeschooling mom has moved back to her tiny hometown of Alamo to care for her own aging mother, the holiday packs a double wallop.

Celebrity Hairstylist Frank Galasso Joins Forces with BeautyRiot.com

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BeautyRiot.com announced today that it has joined forces with L.A.-based celebrity hairstylist, Frank Galasso, to show its visitors how to recreate the hairstyles, haircolor and haircuts of their favorite celebrities. Galasso has already shown hundreds of thousands of BeautyRiot.com visitors how to get Ashlee and Jessica Simpson’s new hairstyles, which are in hot demand at the moment. Other styles include updo’s from this year’s Academy Awards, as well as the ever-popular tresses of Jennifer Aniston.

Designer Women’s Notebook Cases will Help Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation

COLUMBUS, Ohio — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Laptop Guy, Inc. and The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Columbus Affiliate, unite for the launch of the ‘Caring Case Campaign’ at the Polaris Fashion Place. The campaign is a year long initiative designed to increase breast cancer awareness, promote registration for Race for the Cure, and raise funds for the fight against breast cancer through the sale of laptop carrying cases designed specifically for women. The launch of the campaign takes place Saturday, April 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd in the center court of the Polaris Fashion Place.

Muzak Takes Best In Show Award: GlobalShop 2005

CHARLOTTE, NC /Send2Press Newswire/ — Muzak (www.muzak.com) won the coveted Best Booth award, given by Visual Merchandising and Store Design at GlobalShop 2005 last week in Las Vegas, NV. With more than 25,000 attendees, the trade show is recognized as the largest international expo featuring the most innovative design, products and technologies in the world of retail.

Woman Gets $15,199 to Change Name Forever – eBay Seller Terri Ilagan to be Legally Named GoldenPalace.com

KNOXVILLE, TN /Send2Press Newswire/ — When eBay-happy Internet casino GoldenPalace.com saw the header ‘RIGHTS TO NAME ME! LEGALLY CHANGE MY FULL NAME FOREVER! RARE, LIFETIME ADVERTISING IDEA 4 YOUR COMPANY/WEBSITE!’ on a Knoxville woman’s eBay auction page, it was an offer they couldn’t refuse.