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The Return of the 11th Annual Pulse the Ultimate Halloween Bash at the EMP Museum

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PULSE the Ultimate Halloween Bash at the EMP Museum will continue its long tradition of being the most-anticipated Halloween party in downtown Seattle. PULSE has sold out every year for the last 10 years due to its outstanding location, value, and the most impressive and elaborate costumes in the city. Presented by Halloween Seattle.

Pit Stop Players Present: ‘Paranormal Activities’ – Halloween Concert Offers Three World Premieres

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, launch their fourth season with a concert of creepy classics and petrifying premieres at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music on Monday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.

Professionals Guild Hosts Sacramento Halloween Party for Singles 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild announced today it is hosting Halloween dance parties in both Sacramento and the Bay Area. Singles are especially invited. Couples are also welcome. The Sacramento Halloween is at the Hilton Hotel Arden West, 2200 Harvard St. on Friday, October 26, 2012. The Bay Area Halloween party will take place at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel, 2600 Bishop Ranch Dr, San Ramon, Calif.

Award-Winning Blue Hill Troupe Opens 89th Season with ‘GRAND HOTEL’ – Proceeds Benefit the GO Project

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd. (www.bht.org), the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, launches its 89th season with ‘Grand Hotel.’ Inspired by Vicki Baum’s period novel of the same name, this multiple Tony Award-winning musical features music and lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest, with additional lyrics and music by Maury Yeston, and a book by Luther Davis.

KARtv Dance Awards and Benefit Joins the Fight Against Cancer

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kids Artistic Revue – KAR, America’s Favorite National Dance Competition, wraps up the 30th Anniversary 2012 season with a benefit awards show to give back to the community. Music Saves Lives and Keep A Breast Foundation join KARtv on July 6 at the MGM Grand Las Vegas to be part of the first annual Awards Show Benefit. KARtv will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from this event to these organizations.

Expanding On Their Anti Bullying Mission, Project Moves Dance Company Announces Season Opener: One Human Race

BROCKTON, Mass., Feb. 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Project Moves Dance Company, Inc., the resident company of The Gold School of Dance Art in Brockton, Mass., is proud to announce its inaugural season opener, One Human Race. Performances for One Human Race will be held March 17 and 18, 2012, at the Boston Center for the Arts, Stanford Calderwood Pavilion.

Global Superpower Colonizes Island Nation In Gilbert and Sullivan’s Utopia Limited

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What happens when a global superpower imposes its social conventions and political practices on a smaller, less ‘civilized’ nation? ‘Utopia Limited,’ Gilbert and Sullivan’s shockingly relevant satire of imperialism and globalization, tackles this question in a fresh new edition by the Blue Hill Troupe, April 20-28, 2012 at El Teatro of El Museo del Barrio (1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street).

The 10th Annual ULTIMATE Halloween Bash! Saturday, October 29, 2011 Showbox at the Market, downtown Seattle

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year Halloween Seattle is bringing you the ‘ULTIMATE Halloween Bash’ Halloween Party. It is the biggest Halloween Costume Party in Seattle! Tonight, you’re in control!

Pit Stop Players Present ‘Dark Side Of The Tune’ – Halloween Concert Features Five World Premieres

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pit Stop Players, a thirteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will kick off their third season with a concert at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music on Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. The critically acclaimed group will offer creepy-themed music the night before Halloween, in a program titled ‘Dark Side of the Tune.’

Award-Winning Blue Hill Troupe Kicks Off 88th Season with A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd., the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, launches its 88th season with the musical farce ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.’ With a score by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, Forum will run from October 28 through November 5, 2011 at Theatre at St. Clement’s, 423 West 46th Street.

TheShowStore.com Launches a Revamped Website Featuring Easy Access to Upgraded and Expanded Services

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Ligeti Artists LLC introduced updates to TheShowStore.com, a new, online, live entertainment booking platform. Now consumers seeking premium artists and attractions for local, regional, national and international events can easily search and book live talent.

Laugh for Love: Comedians Helping the Homeless

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laugh for Love, the group that unites comedians for causes, announced the line up of funnymen to perform Feb. 17, 2011 at their charity fundraiser for the homeless at the world famous Comedy Store. Joey Medina (Latin Kings of Comedy), Chris Spencer (LOL Comedy: Showtime), Jay Malone (LOL Comedy: Showtime), and Chris D’ELia (Glory Daze) round out the diverse and hilarious cast. The group aims to raise awareness and funds for a heart felt cause.

‘Stars of the Russian Circus’ Take the Stage for a New and Unique Experience

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moscow Circus on Stage rolls in on December 11, 2010 at 3 p.m. at the Wilshire Ebell Theater, TicketsR.com announced today. Tickets are $40 to $60 and can be purchased by visiting www.TicketsR.com.

Shayna Swanson Presents Solo Contemporary Circus Show – First Evidence

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘First Evidence,’ a solo, contemporary circus show created by Shayna Swanson, founder and artistic director of Aloft – Chicago’s ‘most badass contemporary circus company’ – will debut this December. Simple props and a deceivingly minimal stage highlight Swanson’s signature power and intensity as she magnifies life’s fleeting and defining moments.

The 9th Annual Ultimate Halloween Bash!

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year Space City Mixer events are bringing you the ‘Ultimate Halloween Bash’ Halloween Party. It is the biggest Halloween Costume Party in Seattle! Tonight, you’re in control. Be anything you want to be. Tonight is the night to bring out your ultimate costume.

First Houston Flamenco Festival

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In keeping with its mission to teach, preserve and promote Flamenco in its most authentic form, Del Espadin Flamenco and Spanish Dance Academy is proud to present Houston’s very first Flamenco Festival. From Thursday, October 28th, to Sunday, October 31st, Houston flamenco lovers and students will have the opportunity to experience first-hand all the passion and excitement of true ‘flamenco puro.’

The Future of Theater is Looking Up with Suspended Cirque

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Suspended Cirque is New York City’s first Aerial Circus Theater troupe. Aerial Circus Theater, sometimes called ‘Nouveau Cirque,’ has already become an established performance genre outside of the U.S. thanks to performance companies like Cirkus Cirkor of Sweden, Seven Fingers and Cirque Eloize of Canada, and the Thieree family of France. Using narrative, song and choreography along with the circus acts, these troupes create their shows through the individuality and the artistry of the performers.

Ely Winter Festival Held February 4-14, 2010 in Ely, Minnesota

ELY, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Preparations are underway for the 16th annual Ely Winter Festival slated for February 4-14, 2010, in the northern Minnesota tourist city known for its local beauty and wilderness. The volunteer Board has announced a schedule of events with something for all ages and interests, ranging from the annual Mukluk Ball, Sled Dog Rides, and historic Voyageur Encampment, to a crafts fair, food events, musical concerts and the Ely ArtWalk taking place over the Festival’s 10-day period.

World Touring Entertainment Brings a Celebration of World Dance to California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Direct from Moscow, Russia, World Touring Entertainment announces The Russian Seasons’ Dance Company in a ‘Celebration of World Dance’ program, directed and choreographed by Nikolai Androsov, star of the Moiseyev Dancers. Performances are scheduled in San Francisco, San Diego and Los Angeles.

7th Annual World Savvy Gala – Raising Funds to Address Global Education in Our Schools

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Thursday, September 24, 2009 the 7th Annual World Savvy Gala will be held at the Hotel Kabuki. The Gala is World Savvy’s premier event, raising funds and awareness to support the mission of the organization to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, so that they are prepared to learn, work, and live as responsible citizens in the global community.

Mobile Technology Demands Rise – Entertainment Industry Seeks New Ways to Connect with People

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As smart phones become increasingly popular, people expect more out of the mobile technology now more than ever. To keep up with consumer trends Club List Now, a club event search engine, is releasing a mobile web version for the Apple iPhone on May 7th, 2009.

VHL Family Alliance Announces Free Awareness Benefit Concert in Boston Common

BOSTON, Mass., May 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year VHL Family Alliance will be hosting its first annual special event in honor of International VHL Day, which will be declared in Massachusetts in May at the State House. Alex Anderson, a 13 year old boy from New Jersey, started this concept when he had a vision of hosting a worldwide fundraiser for VHL. Alex has already had a tumor in his ear at age four and four tumors in his retina, all resulting from his struggle with VHL.

Music Stars Shine Bright at Pearl River Resort This Fall and Winter

CHOCTAW, Miss., Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This winter Pearl River Resort will host an exciting music lineup at The Silver Star Convention Center with something for everyone’s taste. Featured artists include KC & The Sunshine Band, Roberta Flack, Lorrie Morgan and Ronnie Milsap, George Jones, and the legendary Brenda Lee.

St. Petersburg State Ballet On Ice in ‘Sleeping Beauty on Ice’

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Direct from Russia, the ST. PETERSBURG STATE BALLET ON ICE, with its award-winning cast of 35 ice skaters, presents a magical family show, “Sleeping Beauty on Ice.” Two special performances at the Palace Theatre in Stamford, CT (Stamford Center for the Arts) take place on Sunday, December 7th, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Metrofunk.com Launches Club Metrofunk

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Metrofunk (Metrofunk.com), the first metropolitan based online social network built by trendsetters for trendsetters, announced today that they will celebrate the company’s launch into public beta on Wednesday, March 19th at Club Metrofunk, located at 532 West 27th Street. If the address sounds familiar, that is because it is the address of the popular Manhattan nightclub, Home.

Texas Strikes it Rich in Ivories with Baldwin’s Million Dollar Piano Expo

DALLAS, Texas – Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you ever seen a piano worth One Million Dollars? You’ll have your chance Wednesday November 14, 2007 through Friday November 16, 2007, at the Piano Gallery in Dallas, and on Saturday November 17, 2007 when international pianist and Baldwin Artist LOMASCOLA plays one of the world’s most expensive and rare pianos at the Casa Manana Theatre in Fort Worth, Texas.

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater Schedules Holiday Tour in California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gregory Popovich Comedy Pet Theater is taking its show on the road. After touring for seven years and then celebrating its first full year of daily shows at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, the show is scheduled to appear in several cities throughout California during the month of December.

Announcing the Los Angeles Leg of Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s North America Tour

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Sept. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Productions, a Los Angeles based company, today announced that baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky will perform one live concert on the stage of the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on November 11, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. Accompanied by conductor Constantine Orbelian and the Russian Chamber Orchestra and the Moscow Academy of Choral Arts, Hvorostovsky will perform Russian romances and arias from Russian Operas by Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky and others.

A Journey from Berlin to Los Angeles: UTE LEMPER in Concert, March 14, 2007 at 8 PM, UCLA Royce Hall

(c) Send2Press.comLOS ANGELES, Calif. – Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Celebrating 40th Anniversary The LOS ANGELES-BERLIN SISTER CITY. Personifying the cabaret genre, Ute Lemper is known for her moody interpretations of songbook standards, laced with witty asides and knowing looks, weaving an atmosphere that draws in audiences like few other performers today.

Bassist Jay Leonhart Presents Jazz at Symphony Space: Broadway Tunes to Swing at Uptown Performing Arts Center

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jan. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York City audiences will have the rare opportunity on Sunday night, January 28, to hear ‘Jazz Hits from the Broadway Stage,’ a swinging, intimate program of well-known Broadway show tunes performed by some of the city’s most-accomplished and well-known jazz musicians. It is sure to be a treat for general audiences and jazz lovers alike.

Fifth Degree presents: ‘The Man He Used To Be’ Inspirational Musical Drama

ATLANTA, Ga. – Nov. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starring: Trent Roberts, Dave Hollister, Sean Levert, Christopher Williams, Monifa, and Terri Britton. Fabolus Fox and Charlotte, NC Ovens Auditorium is where this special limited engagements will take place on Wednesday November 22nd at 8:00pm and Sunday 26th, 2006 at 3:00pm and 7:00pm in Atlanta, and Friday November 24th at 8pm and Saturday 25th, 2006 at 3pm and 8pm in Charlotte.

Psychic to Ride Blindfolded in Philadelphia Using ‘Second Sight’

HOCKESSIN, DE – July 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alexander, a world-renowned psychic entertainer, will attempt to ride a bicycle around the bar at Chickie and Pete’s Sports Restaurant in Philadelphia on Friday, July 28th. He will then attempt to drive out the door and around the building, again while blindfolded.

A Faery Hunt! O.C. Now Playing In Huntington Beach Central Park

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA – May 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Live Children’s Interactive Adventure: ‘A Faery Hunt! O.C.’ If you’re one of the many people who have seen a faery or two, or perhaps a troll, or even a symurg while walking the dog in Central Park, don’t panic. You are not suffering from an illness or a disorder that makes you see these creatures. They really are there.

‘Musical Cure for the Blue-State Blues’ Enters Seventh Smash Month

NEW YORK, NY – Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘BUSH IS BAD: The Musical Cure for the Blue-State Blues,’ the hilarious, cathartic and unabashedly partisan musical revue by Joshua Rosenblum, is now entering its seventh smash month at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street (between Broadway and Columbus), Shrubbery Productions announced today. Originally slated for only eight performances when it began last September, the show extended its run twice due to popular demand, and is now continuing indefinitely, offering Thursday and Friday night performances at 9 PM.

Renowned Jazz Bassist Jay Leonhart in San Francisco for One-Man-One-Bass Show

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Mar. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — He has played behind everyone from Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra to Carly Simon and Sting and now the three-time NARAS Most Valuable Bassist, Jay Leonhart, will play in his own humorous, one-man (one-bass) jazz cabaret show at The Empire Plush Room at the York Hotel in San Francisco, April 14-16

Fourth Annual Russian Nights Festival Set to Light Up Los Angeles in April, 2006

LOS ANGELES, CA – Mar. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Russian Nights Festival in Los Angeles presented by Moscow’s Stas Namin Center today unveiled its most impressive and diverse schedule to date. From April 2-8, 2006, the City of Los Angeles will celebrate the rich culture of Russia, past and present, with an exciting new festival program featuring the best from the worlds of film, modern dance, music, theatre and contemporary art.

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.

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.

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.

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.