Entertainment News - Page 69

Page 69 of Entertainment News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

Soap Star and Former Playgirl Editor Launch E-Books Business

LOS ANGELES, CA – Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Soap star Philece Sampler (Days of Our Lives, Another World, Rituals) has partnered with former Playgirl managing editor Charlene Keel to launch TantalizingTales.com. The e-publishing venture, announced by the new business duo, presents Keel’s previously published books – uncut and uncensored, with steamy new scenes added-in electronic format. Keel’s titles include The Sky’s The Limit, I’ll Do Anything, and Come Slowly Eden, which was once banned in the author’s hometown.

Beyond Belief Media Declares War on Christmas

LOS ANGELES, CA – Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beyond Belief Media has formally declared war on Christmas, the December 25 holiday in which Christians celebrate the birth of the mythical figure Jesus Christ, the company announced today. First Offensive features New York Times and USA Today ads, DVD ‘Guerilla Giveaways’ of film ‘The God Who Wasn’t There.’

Laguna Beach Film & Video Company Enhances Orange County’s ‘Hollywood South’ Reputation

LAGUNA BEACH, CA – Dec. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When winners of the 26th Annual Telly Awards were recently announced in New York City, no one was more surprised than Orange County producer-director Robert Cassard. Cassard, whose production company, Edge Films, has operated in Laguna Beach since 1997, entered the national competition on a whim. He never dreamed that all six of his company’s entries would garner Telly Awards.

Holiday Organ Concerts Feature THE NUTCRACKER SUITE transcribed by Organist Keith Thompson in SF December 10, 11 and 24

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Dec. 2 (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 December 10, 11 and Christmas eve, December 24, 2005, Eugene Dong, an independent music producer, announced today.

TechGenii, Inc. Re-launches as an Interactive Strategy Company

LOS ANGELES, CA – Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TechGenii, Inc., an industry leader in mobile marketing and interactivity, today announced that it will re-launch its website to provide greater support for entertainment and media companies in their quest to build interactivity and mobilize content.

The Real Rudolph Shines Again After 40 Years

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 30, 2005 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After presumed discarded for several decades, Rudolph and Santa, the original puppet characters from the classic 1964 television special, ‘Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,’ have been discovered and will be revealed to the public this weekend in Pittsburgh, announced Time and Space Toys today. The stop motion puppets, stars of the longest running holiday special in television history, brought instant fame to production team Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass and became icons of American pop culture.

She Took the Sports World by Storm, Relive it with Danica Patrick

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Danica Patrick was a media magnet for most of the spring and summer, dominating the talk surrounding the Indianapolis 500 and brining new fans to the sport. Enjoy the lasting memory of her rookie IRL season with the November 2005 release of ‘Danica Patrick,’ ISBN 0-7906-1324-7, from Indy-Tech Publishing.

Aquaswimwear’s Mommy and Me Line Helps Moms and Kids Take Care of Each Other

LOS ANGELES, CA – Nov. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Aqua Blue Swim and Apparel, Inc. today announced that they have expanded their Aquaswimwear Mommy and Me swim and sportswear line to include more go-to items to help moms and daughters empower themselves and each other.

Geek Gorgeous Calendar Breaks Stereotypes and Proves that Smart is Sexy!

DENVER, CO – Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From a database developer wearing a top made of Ethernet cable to a software engineer serving up a platter of iPods at a fast-food restaurant, the Geek Gorgeous 2006 Wall Calendar breaks the ‘computer nerd’ stereotype by showcasing women who work in the high-tech industry looking sexy, and having fun.

Ancient Goddess of Womanhood is Design Inspiration for New Leather Collection of Laptop-Compatible Business Cases for Women

ATLANTA, GA – Nov. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by the Ancient Goddess, Arinna: a symbol of womanhood and femininity, She-Tech.com, designer and online-retailer of women’s laptop-compatible business cases, is gearing up to release its latest color-rich, leather collection.

Retailers’ Own Efforts Will Make This Holiday Season Successful

LEXINGTON, MA – Nov. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High gas prices! Internet competition! No good help! ‘Just excuses,’ says Retail Consultant Doug Fleener, who believes profitable retailers will make their own successful holiday season. Fleener, founder of the Dynamic Experiences Group, is author of the newly-released ‘The Profitable Retailer: 56 Surprisingly Simple and Effective Lessons to Boost Your Sales and Profits’ (ISBN: 1933631260).

Boating Industry Magazine Announces 2005 Top 100 and Leadership Alliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Nov. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buying and servicing a boat is about to become a much easier task for consumers around the country thanks to Boating Industry magazine’s inaugural Top 100 Dealers, a ranking of those marine dealers that are unsurpassed in overall business operations, customer service, marketing and professionalism.

Family Run Restaurant’s Self-Published Cookbook Makes Best Seller List

OWENSBORO, KY – Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At No. 15, Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn’s cookbook: ‘Family Favorites From Moonlite, Recipes That Founded A Kentucky Tradition’ ($18.95, ISBN: 097668960X), was a hit at Kentucky’s Book Fair. Kentucky’s 24th annual book fair hosted 180 authors and 480 books. Moonlite’s journey to become one of the best sellers at the Kentucky Book Fair began years before.

Successful Home-Based Business Mom Inspires Thousands with Her Captivating Novel: The Journey

LAS VEGAS, NV – Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Available now, ‘The Journey’ (ISBN 0-9748988-0-5) is a moving story that chronicles the life of Annie, a mom who takes on the challenge of building a home-based business as she strives to blend career and family. The book’s author, Julie Abarzua says: ‘This enchanting story is a thoughtful and inspiring gift for the busy woman in your life this holiday season.’

WBJB Self Publishing Radio Interviews Christopher Simmons, PR Pro about the Value of the Press Release

NEW YORK, NY – Nov. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WBJB Publishing Basics Radio host, Ron Pramschufer, interviews PR Pro Christopher Simmons about the value of a press release to the typical small publisher. A wide range of details are discussed in the podcast, from the evolution of the press release from teletype to Internet. What is a press release? What is the primary goal of a press release? Who should send out a press release and who shouldn’t? What type of results should you expect from your press release, and what you shouldn’t.

Ride Smart, Ride Safe, Ride Well, with The Savvy Guide to Motorcycles

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indy-Tech Publishing, the publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has announced the October 2005 release of ‘The Savvy Guide To Motorcycles,’ ISBN 0-7906-1316-6. This book is part of Indy-Tech Publishing’s new ‘Savvy Guide To’ series.

New Book Reveals How Candlestick Signals Improve all Technical Analysis

HOUSTON, TX – Nov. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The new release of ‘High Profit Candlestick Patterns’ (ISBN 09773757-0-6) by Stephen W. Bigalow, available December 10, 2005, illustrates how to profitably enhance technical analysis. In his first book, ‘Profitable Candlestick Trading’ (ISBN 0-471-02466-X) published by Wiley & Sons, he clearly demonstrated how to use Japanese candlestick signals profitably, in effective and common sense investment strategies.

Political Parody’s Casino Quality Bushy Cards Poke Fun at Dubya’s Policies

AUSTIN, TX – Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Political Parody LLC, a socially aware novelty company dedicated to bringing about social change through political humor, today announced the launch of The Bushy Cards, a 54-image, casino quality, collector’s edition playing card deck, featuring humorous visual commentaries on George W. Bush.

Dennis Rodman Lucky To Be Alive – Ex-NBA Star Emerges From Coffin At His Book Signing

NEW YORK, NY – Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dennis Rodman really should be dead by now, and his entrance at the official book signing of his upcoming biography proved he has a sense of humor about it. The NBA legend has been making headlines for years with his outrageous antics and decadent lifestyle, and now he is releasing a new book entitled ‘I Should Be Dead By Now,’ that will showcase his history of wild living and outlandish publicity stunts.

What is God’s 11th Commandment and Why Did We Go to War in Iraq?

HURST, TX – Nov. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RoseDog Books, an imprint of Dorrance Publishing Company announces the October 2005 release of ‘The 11th Commandment’ (ISBN 0-8059-9823-3) by Abraham B. Medina. The book is concise for easy reading and its dissertation-type presentation comes from the writer’s background as a professional science editor. A universal non-fundamentalist approach to faith and a political treatise on the politics of the war in Iraq is absorbed within a beautiful love story.

Sdoia-Satz Music Institute – The Husky Gang School – Offers OnLine Interactive Music Instruction

MIAMI, FL – Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School), is offering an exciting NEW program: OnLine Interactive Music Instruction for students with high-speed Internet connections. At present, only piano instruction is available online. In the near future, the school will add other instruments and voice to this program, Using the same fine instructors for which the school is famous, students in the online program are now able to SEE and HEAR their teachers and vice versa.