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Page 68 of Entertainment News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

Opening of the Vaults Reveals Forgotten Pinetop Perkins Recordings

SWANZEY, NH – September 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In conjunction with Deluge Entertainment, 95North Records has re-released two forgotten Pinetop Perkins releases long out of print. The scheduled re-release date is September 27, 2005. ‘On Top,’ recorded in 1992, features an all-star cast of Blues greats including Jerry Portnoy, Paul Rishell, David Maxwell and Ron Levy. Award winning blues producer Randy Labbe worked on these memorable sessions, adding ‘This is arguably some of Pinetop’s best work… this recording was received with great critical acclaim when it was released for a short time in 1992.’

‘Life Beyond Bunions’ TV Show Seeks Southland Bunion Sufferers

IRVINE, Calif. – September 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new television and Internet show called ‘Life Beyond Bunions’ produced by Vision2Media will be filmed in front of a live studio audience at Dave & Busters Irvine Spectrum Show Room on Saturday, October 8, 2005. Show producers are seeking bunion sufferers to participate in the event, which is by invitation only.

New York’s Blue Hill Troupe a Hit in G&S Territory

NEW YORK, NY – September 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Blue Hill Troupe’s innovative production of that Gilbert & Sullivan rarity, The Grand Duke, was honored at the 12th Annual International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival in Buxton, England, last month.

Independent Rock Band, The Reverse Engineers, Break Into Top-10 Most Played on Podcasts

TAMPA, Fla. – September 7, 2005 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Reverse Engineers, an unsigned rock band from Tampa Florida, are now one of the top-10 most-played bands on the PodSafe Music Network (www.PodSafeMusicNetwork.com). The Reverse Engineers have been featured on 43 separate Podcasts in the past two months.

The Complete How-To Guide to Podcasting Released by ThePodcastingEbook.com

TORONTO, Ontario – September 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ThePodcastingEbook, the new authority on podcasting, is pleased to announce the release of ThePodcastingEbook, available at ThePodcastingEbook.com. Main features include how to create, record, publish and promote a podcast. Readers will also find valuable product reviews, podcast directories, and tools to help them evaluate their podcast.

Roundup of 13 New Book Releases for August 2005

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – September 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire (www.pubnewswire.com) announced today 13 new books of note, released during August 2005. Book topics include the nature of reality in ‘Paradox’ by Jane Weir; ‘The Evolution Diet” by JSB Morse; an autobiography of the ‘wizard of weed’ in ‘9021Grow’ by CraigX; evidence proving pre-Columbian Chinese maritime survey of the world in ‘The 1421 Heresy’ by Anatole Andro; and author Waymon Lefall brings a missing piece of African American history to his children’s book ‘The Legend of Jocko.’

Nation’s Apparel Industry Braces for AN:TS Invasion

ATLANTA, GA – September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — But unlike in the movie, ‘War of the Worlds,’ nobody’s panicking. That’s because AN:TS is a fresh new line of apparel. This Fall, AN:TS Apparel makes its national debut. AN:TS’ inaugural collection will consist of a young men’s line comprised of graphic tees and headwear.

New Book Presents Teambuilding Lessons Learned from Sailing the World’s Most Dangerous Seas

NEW YORK, NY – September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Great Capes Consulting announces the publication of ‘Haul Away! Teambuilding Lessons from a Voyage Around Cape Horn.’ The book presents lessons learned by author Rob Duncan from his experience of taking a break from his consulting and college teaching career in order to sign on as a deckhand on the Europa, a tall ship that was bound for Cape Horn, the most dangerous waters on the planet.

CD Baby Musicians Donate CD Sales to Red Cross

PORTLAND, Ore. – September 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Musicians, bands, and independent record labels joined with CD Baby (www.cdbaby.com) today in “banding together” to donate their entire wholesale price on music sales to the American Red Cross disaster relief fund.

Musician and Journalist Christopher Simmons Joins Other Electronic Musicians on CD Baby Donating CD Sales to Red Cross

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Musician, author, artist and photographer Christopher Laird Simmons (www.SimChris.com) joined hundreds of other musicians, bands, and independent record labels today in ‘banding together’ with CD Baby (www.cdbaby.com) to donate their entire wholesale price on music sales to the American Red Cross disaster relief fund.

Some Caucasian North Carolina Educators Find Book by African-American Author ‘Insulting to African-American Readers’

NORFOLK, VA – August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Martha J. Ross Rodgers, an author for Jireh Publishers, is an African-American woman that writes motivational books on diversity and moving beyond racial, economic, and cultural stereotypes. Imagine her surprise when some members of the 2005 North Carolina Textbook Committee stated that her book ‘Awakenings’ was ‘religiously insulting” and “insulting to African-Americans.’

New Book Discloses True Meaning of Paradox

HOUSTON, TX – August 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The newly-released book from iUniverse Publishers, ‘Paradox, The Rejected Cornerstone,’ by Jane Weir embarks on an eye-opening journey into the obscure realm of paradoxes and proves that instead of mysticism and contradiction these ubiquitous equations, ironically, reveal a secret inner and higher form of order-specifically, the long sought after and ever-elusive universal blueprint.

TVtherapy Authors Announce TVtherapy Awards for the Best Primetime TV Medicine of 2005

NEW YORK, NY – August 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beverly West (co-author of the best selling ‘Cinematherapy’ series) and Jason Bergund, authors of ‘TVtherapy, The Television Guide to Life’ (Delta, August 30, 2005, $14.00) today announced the winners of the Primetime TVtherapy Awards for the Best TV medicine of 2005.

‘Connecting with the Bliss of Life,’ by Former Navy SEAL Dave Ferruolo, Offers Tips for Moving Beyond Stress and Negative Thinking

MANCHESTER, NH – August 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bliss Media today announced the publication of ‘Connecting with the Bliss of Life, Powerful Lessons for Living a Peaceful and Happy Life’ (ISBN: 0976742497) by former Navy SEAL David Michael Ferruolo.

Brad Pitt’s Bong Dealer, CraigX, Tells All in ‘9021GROW’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – August 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 9021GROW (ISBN-0-9747110-0-4) by CraigX is an autobiography that is quickly becoming a classic. Released last week, this book is part history and part celebrity gossip column. Jill Ishkanian, West Coast Editor of US MAGAZINE, wrote to the television producer of CNBC’s ‘The Big Idea’ saying: ‘It’s very controversial, just came out, everyone will be talking about it, I’m in the book as having found this pot dealer, my chapter is after Brad Pitt’s name, world fascinated with celebrities as you know, can get you a book to look at. I’d go on the show with CraigX….Be the first before it gets picked up elsewhere.’

Joseph Stephen Breese Morse Announces the Alternative to Fad Dieting With the Release of His Book ‘The Evolution Diet’

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – August 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joseph SB Morse announces release of ‘The Evolution Diet’ (ISBN 1-4116-3503-5) published by CoDe Publishing. Author promotes eating ‘what and how we were designed to eat.’

Controversial Decision to Exhibit Ted Williams’ ‘Death Mask’ Defended Amidst Questions of its Origin

NEW YORK, NY – August 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York’s First Street Gallery defends its decision to exhibit Ted Williams’ ‘death mask,’ amid recent controversy surrounding its origin. When Daniel Edwards presented the ‘death mask’ as an object to display with other Ted Williams items, it was known there would be the potential for controversy, a spokesperson for the gallery said. The decision to exhibit the ‘death mask’ was carefully made with the intent that the ‘death mask’ should be presented as a part of a display to memorialize Ted Williams. We are all fans of Ted Williams, and we miss him.

‘Death Mask’ of Baseball Star’s Severed Head Featured in Exhibit – Ted Williams’ Life or Death Controversy Resurrected

NEW YORK, NY – August 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What would be the ultimate prize for a big-game collector of memorabilia from a larger-than-life sports legend? Curious gallery goers may find an answer in the new exhibit titled The Ted Williams Memorial Display with Death Mask from The Ben Affleck 2004 World Series Collection, hosted by the Chelsea district’s First Street Gallery. The gallery kicks off its season with the world premier unveiling of the ‘death mask’ of baseball great Ted Williams’ clinically decapitated frozen head.

The $250 Million Dollar Man – Film Maker Turns Popular Video Games into Movies on the Big Screen

SEATTLE, Wash. – August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Filmmaker, director, and fundraising extraordinaire Uwe Boll is Hollywood’s best kept secret. While major directors like Mel Gibson and Steven Spielberg get the glory Boll is quietly making profitable movies has raised over $200 million dollars.

AUDIO AVAILABLE: Podcast – Publishing Basics Radio, Covering the Book Business

NEW YORK CITY, NY – August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishing Basics Radio released this week a series of interviews with the nation’s top Print on Demand (POD) book publishers. The seven part series includes interviews with the CEOs of iUniverse(TM) and AuthorHouse(TM), as well as the former finance VP of Xlibris(TM). The podcast series is hosted by Ron Pramschufer, a 30-year veteran of the printing and publishing industries. His straight talking, no nonsense interviewing style falls somewhere between Colombo and Bill O’Reilly.

Baby Bird Productions Puts Four-Letter Words on Children’s Clothing: Words Like Bear, Frog, and Book

BOSTON, Mass. – August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the U.S. Department of Education, if children begin kindergarten already knowing the names of many letters, they will master reading more easily. The recognition of letters, knowing their names, and associating letter combinations with the sounds of spoken words are precursors to the development of reading skills.

AUDIO AVAILABLE: Podcast – Send2Press Newswire Weekly News and Entertainment Program

TORRANCE, Calif. – August 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The first episode in a new entertainment talk show podcast was released this week by Send2Press Newswire (www.Send2Press.com) and hosted by PRSA and ASCAP member Christopher Simmons. The first show features interviews with Scott G ‘The G-Man’ who is a professional voiceover talent heard on dozens of top-brand radio commercials and a popular music recording artist, as well as a chat with the folks at GoldenPalace.com who recently painted 100 cows in Florida with the blessing of PETA.