Regional Events News - Page 35

Page 35 of Regional Events News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Returning Patriotism to the Coffeehouse: Free Coffee to Thank Voters

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Inspired by America’s rich history of the coffeehouse as a hotbed of revolution and political discourse, groundwork coffee company is offering a free cup of American joe to voters in this year’s presidential election. Those who vote can redeem their ballot stub at any one of groundwork coffee company’s six Los Angeles cafe locations, on November 4th or 5th, for a free 12-ounce cup of fresh brewed coffee.

‘Bee Behr…Over the Years’ – Presenting the Art of Beatrice Van der Pool Behr

GREENVILLE, N.C., Oct. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The creations of 95-year-old working artist, Bee Behr, will be presented in an exclusive exhibit, ‘Bee Behr…Over the Years,’ from November 2 – 21, 2008 at The Art Gallery & Studio of Nelle Lee Hayes, in Greenville, NC. A direct quote from Bee Behr, ‘I don’t think in the same direction as most people,’ gives perhaps the best insight into the unique talent of this artist… over the years; 95 years, to be exact.

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.

Annual WinBill User Group Conference Where Customers Praise Saving Millions in IT with WinBill

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Oct. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeleManagement Technologies, Inc. (TTI), the most experienced telecommunications expense management company, hosted their annual WinBill(R), Telecom & Expense Management (TEM) National User Group Conference. This annual gathering brings together users from throughout the United States for an interactive and informative event.

Mississippi Media Advisory: Blues History Symposium and Jam Session with Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry at Old Ellis Theatre

PHILADELPHIA, Miss., Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Media Advisory: Tonight Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. In conjunction with the first annual Blues at The Moon Music Festival at Golden Moon Hotel and Casino, a Blues Symposium and Jam Session will take place this evening at the Old Ellis Theatre in Philadelphia. The free event is open to the public.

BRC Marketing Strategist Featured at Online Marketing Summit Conference

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Online Marketing Summit, a national educational conference for corporate marketing executives, has selected Doug Lenos, Online Marketing Strategist at BRC Marketing, as a featured speaker at its February 4-7, 2009, event in San Diego, California.

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.

Van Millwork Presents Third Annual Festival of Wreaths to Benefit The Room to Dream Foundation

NEEDHAM, Mass., Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Van Millwork, New England’s largest interior millwork specialist, is proud to host the third annual Festival of Wreaths which opens on Saturday, November 29 and continues through Saturday, December 13th. This open house fundraising event is bigger and better than ever with a new design competition element. The event takes place at the Van Millwork Showroom and benefits the Room to Dream Foundation.

Amusing Ourselves to Death in the Art World

NORMAN, Okla., Oct. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Artist, Xvala, is introducing two new art series at MAINSITE Contemporary Art. The opening is scheduled for Friday, October 10 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 122 East Main Street in Norman. The works will be exhibited through November 29. The artist, Xvala, says he, wants to ‘look like Jeff Koons, feel like Damien Hirst, and be a prince like Richard Prince.’

Neal Spector and Guy Hepner Los Angeles Announce the Opening Date for ‘Labels’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guy Hepner Los Angeles and Los Angeles based artist Neal Spector announce October 23, 2008 as the formal opening of Labels. Los Angeles based, Detroit native Neal Spector is no stranger to the limelight. Before commencing work as an artist, Spector was one of the founding creatives behind one of Hollywood’s biggest creative firms. Years of exposure to both television and conspicuous consumption inspired him to create the ‘Labels’ body of work.

Keep Raising Money Online and Spend It All By November 4 Says ElectionMall CEO

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ElectionMall’s CEO and Founder, Ravi Singh, will reveal industry secrets on winning this election through the strategic use of the Internet in tomorrow’s Campaigns and Elections one day seminar. Singh will discuss what campaigns must do in the last 45 days before Election Day in order to win. ElectionMall’s topic is ‘Effectively Using the Internet in the Final Days’ from 2:45 to 3:45.

Starving For Gravity: From Bar Band to Buzz Band

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival formally invited Starving for Gravity to play a music showcase on September 20th. One of the hottest buzz bands on the scene today, SFG used to play cover tunes four hours a night — sort of like another act named after an insect. Obviously, they’ve come a long way from those days.

Top Haunted Attractions Select INTERACTIVE TICKETING for Online Sales

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — INTERACTIVE TICKETING by Electric Arrow announced today that 6 top U.S. haunted attractions have selected them as their exclusive provider for online ticketing. Industry leading haunted attractions include The Bates Motel (Glenn Mills, PA), Kersey Valley – Spookywoods (High Point, NC), Nightmare on the Bayou (Houston, TX), Nightmare on 13th (Salt Lake City, UT), The Haunted Hotel (San Diego, CA) and NetherWorld Haunted Attractions (Norcross, GA).

Blues Band Aunt Kizzy’z Boyz Beats Out Youthful Competition to Win LAMN Jam Finale by a Landslide

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Hi y’all, we a blues band!’ And a profound silence fell over the room. Lead singer Sugaray of Aunt Kizzy’z Boyz said, ‘I’m gonna say that again ’cause the room always gets real quiet – we a blues band!’ But within one minute of launching into their set, the entire audience was up and dancing, and AKB went on to crush the competition with charisma, musicianship and fantastic tunes; Winning the LAMN Jam Grand Slam Urban Artist of the Year title by a landslide.

Starving For Gravity Brings Home The Gold at LAMN Jam Finale

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Though they didn’t wear Speedos like Michael Phelps, the band Starving For Gravity brought home the gold and won the LAMN Jam Grand Slam Rock Artist of the Year title. The Los Angeles Music Network competition – held during June, July and August – was Olympic in proportion, and SFG beat out hundreds of competitors.

Food Drive Serves Up Free Breakfast for All

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In celebration of the launch of their new Grilled Breakfast Sandwich, Panera Bread will host a food drive at all Columbus, Dayton and Greater Cincinnati area bakery-cafes. The non-perishable breakfast food drive, which will benefit the Mid-Ohio FoodBank of Columbus, the FreestoreFoodbank of Cincinnati and The Foodbank of Dayton, will be held from August 8 to 17, 2008.

Iglesias Nights – An Evening of Salsa Dancing and Latin Culture in Los Angeles – Giving Back to the Community with a Message of Hope and Success

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Imagine a night of sensual Latin performers, igniting the dance floor with their passion for life, and their spirit for living. The vibrant strains of the music, combined with the flavors and spicy taste of Tapas and Empanadas – this sounds like the opening of a hot new, Latin dance club in Los Angeles, right? But this time there is a twist. It is not a new club; it is a charity fundraiser, and a book signing hosted by author Rodrigo Iglesias.

Mentoring Success Group Launches ‘We Mentor Success’ Events for Small Businesses

DETROIT, Mich., July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mentoring Success Group LLC announces a series of events that will help small business owners build their competitive edge in today’s difficult economy. The ‘We Mentor Success’ small business forums offer seminar-style instruction, in-depth networking opportunities, and hands-on workshops and mentoring with experts in small business disciplines including leadership, marketing, and strategic planning.

Van Millwork Presents the 3rd Annual Festival of Wreaths Call for Entries – Design Professionals

NEEDHAM, Mass., July 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Festival of Wreaths is a major annual fundraising event benefiting The Room to Dream Foundation, whose mission is to create healing environments for children and adolescents facing chronic and debilitating illnesses. This year’s event will be even more exciting with a design competition element.

Jazz Prodigy Eric Reed to Perform at Get a Life Childcare Foundation’s First Annual ‘Jazz to Support Life’ Event

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Get a Life Childcare Foundation, the only non-profit foundation in the nation dedicated to caring for children whose parents or siblings are living with chronic or terminal illness, will be holding their first annual Jazz to Support Life event benefiting the foundation’s second child care facility in West Los Angeles.

Singles Dance Parties in Berkeley and Sacramento

BERKELEY, Calif., June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Professionals Guild is hosting two huge singles dance parties and mixers in July: one on Sat. June 19 at Golden Gate Fields (GGF) in Berkeley; the other, on Fri. June 25 in Sacramento at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West. Both parties go from 8pm to midnight.

Ga. Secretary of State Karen C. Handel to Address Georgia Association of Business Brokers

ATLANTA, Ga., June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Georgia Secretary of State Karen C. Handel, the state’s first Republican to hold the office, will speak at the Tuesday, June 24, regular monthly meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers, Inc. (GABB), a statewide group with almost 200 members.

Awareness Seminar Advocates Free Intuition for Success

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Age of Awareness today announced two seminars; Free Your Intuition and Magic, Metaphysics or Just Plain Real? to be held at the University of San Diego on June 20 and 21, 2008. These workshops are designed for educators, business executives and self help individuals who are dedicated to using their intuitive skills.

Local Coffee House Will Host International ‘Birth of Coffee’ Exhibition

MISSOULA, Mont., June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From June 27th to August 4th Liquid Planet in downtown Missoula will host the International ‘Birth of Coffee’ Exhibition. Based on the book of the same name by Daniel and Linda Lorenzetti (ISBN: 978-0609606780), the photography exhibit chronicles the life of coffee from seed to cup.

Coastal Marine Biolabs Hosts Integrative Biosciences Summer Program

VENTURA, Calif., June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coastal Marine Biolabs announces a call for applications and community sponsorships for its integrative biosciences program summer session. The session runs from July 25 through August 3; the enrollment deadline is July 10.

Food Branding Expert Tammy Katz Leads Global Workshop

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Specialty food executives and marketing leaders who want to build and grow their brands faster will attend Grow Your Specialty Food Brand – Eight Brand Building Best Practices hosted by the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade’s (NASFT) International Fancy Food Show at Jacob Javits Center, in New York on June 29, 2008. As one of the food industry’s largest and influential shows.

Sunny, Sweet Rock and Roll from Simpler Times – The New Dick and Dee Dee Review

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dee Dee Phelps, the original member of the Warner Bros. Records duo Dick and Dee Dee, and singer/actor Michael Dunn, will re-create the hits of Dick and Dee Dee and other ’60s recording artists on Sunday night, June 22nd at Theatre Palisades, 941 Temescal Canyon Road, in Pacific Palisades, California at 8 p.m.

Career Launch Package is Grand Prize at LAMN Jam ’08 – Urban and Rock Artists Invited to Perform

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles Music Network presents the URBAN & the ROCK Music Contests launching June 9. Taking its popular ‘LAMN Jams’ to a new level, urban and rock artists are invited to perform original music for a panel of industry experts and receive live critiques. Monthly winners move up to the finale and compete for the Grand Prize. Those selected will perform at Skinny’s Lounge, N. Hollywood. (VIDEO)

International Holodomor Remembrance Torch Passes Though Baltimore to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Genocide by Famine (Holodomor)

BALTIMORE, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A solemn candlelight commemoration and lighting of the International Holodomor Remembrance Torch was held in Baltimore on May 29, 2008 to raise awareness and commemorate the 75th anniversary of Ukraine’s genocide 1932 – 33. This horrific man-made famine (holodomor), orchestrated by Josef Stalin to bring about forced collectivization, starved to death 7 – 10 million Ukrainians.

Jim Curry’s Dream Tour Revives the Music of One of the World’s First ‘Think Green’ Environmentalists, John Denver

UPLAND, Calif., June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Before the ‘Go Green’ movement began, well known hit songs such as Country Roads, Rocky Mountain High and Sunshine on My Shoulders tied music together with the environment years before it was socially popular. Long before carbon foot printing became a household word, John Denver created Plant It 2000, a nonprofit foundation.

SolarReserve CEO to Speak at European Tech Conference

LA BAULE, France and LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Terry Murphy, President and CEO of California-based solar thermal power company SolarReserve, has been tapped to speak about the future of concentrated solar power at a technology conference to be held later this week. The conference’s goal is to foster European expansion and partnership agreements for select companies focusing on energy, technology, entertainment and media, and other emerging technology fields.

Is there a Secret to Intuition?

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weston Jolly, prominent spiritual channel and mentor, returns to San Diego in June to share two remarkable presentations to integrate intuition into everyday life. ‘Free Your Intuition’ is a speech to be presented Friday, June 20th at 7 p.m., with a full-day workshop entitled ‘Magic, Metaphysics or Just Plain Real?’ offered on June 21st starting at 9 a.m.

Country Comfort Kennels and Camp for Pets Throws Anniversary Bash and Costume Parade

SHREWSBURY, Pa., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Country Comfort Kennels and Camp for Pets has something to bark about. They are celebrating their 25th anniversary by throwing a birthday bash and costume parade for their four-legged friends. The festivities are scheduled to be held on Saturday, June 14 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at their third and newest facility in Shrewsbury, Pa. on 23 Kratz Road.

Nonprofit Executives Converge on Washington, DC to Address Workforce Crisis Facing the Sector

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2008 Nonprofit Human Resources Conference to be held in Washington, DC on September 28 – 29, 2008, hosted by Nonprofit HR Solutions, is the first of a series of annual events designed to bring together nonprofit human resources practitioners, executives, thought leaders, and researchers from diverse organizations nationwide. Attendees will address the significant human resources challenge facing the nonprofit sector.

Thousands of Visitors to Mingle with Hollywood Celebrities and Learn About the Paranormal in Florida

CLEARWATER, Fla., May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Superstars and ghosts will converge upon the city of Clearwater, FL on July 19-20, 2008, as celebrities from film and television, join paranormal enthusiasts for a weekend of fun and education. The first annual TAPSCON is being held at the Belleview Biltmore Resort Hotel and Spa in Clearwater and will be an annual event unlike Central Florida has ever seen.

Houston Breaks Out the Bubbly – Another Round for Tour de Champagne

HOUSTON, Texas, May 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last year’s Tour de Champagne Houston was such a hit with local wine lovers that the event is back for round two! This spring, Tour de Champagne will once again bring together champagne from more than 20 prestigious champagne houses like Perrier Jouet, G.H. Mumm and Piper Heidsieck; cuisine from some of the city’s most talented chefs and entertainment such as chef demonstrations and live music. It all takes place at the Hotel Derek on May 30.

Have a Very Brady Saturday! and Raise Money for a Great Cause!

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Barry Williams aka Greg Brady from the Brady bunch will be doing an autograph signing at ‘Field of Dreams’ at Pier 39 in San Francisco. So come meet Barry 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Field of Dreams. ‘The store is located at the end of Pier 39, with the sea lions behind us, and the carousel in front of us,’ said John Waterman, manager of the store.

Van Millwork Presents Home Design Series

NEEDHAM, Mass., April 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Van Millwork, New England’s leading millwork supplier and interior specialist, is pleased to present The Home Design Seminar Series – three informational presentations by top experts in the home design, construction and landscape design industries. Geared specifically for homeowners, this series is presented in conjunction with Design New England Magazine.

Statewide Business Broker Group Names 18 Members to Prestigious 2007 GABB Million Dollar Club

ATLANTA, Ga., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joel Miller, the Chief Financial Strategist of Wall Street Capital Funding, Inc., addresses today’s statewide meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers, Inc., which culminates with dinner ceremonies honoring the 2007 GABB Million Dollar Club members.

‘Freedom Run’ to Benefit 9/11 Responders – Motorcycle Rally and Festival at Liberty State Park

HACKENSACK, N.J., April 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 2,000 motorcycles are expected to roll past New York’s ‘Ground Zero’ on Saturday, May 10, as they participate in the ‘Freedom Run’ motorcycle rally and festival. Riding side-by-side, the motorcycles are anticipated to stretch for five miles and will pay tribute to the 9/11 first responders of the FealGood Foundation who are now gravely ill as a result of their service at the site of the World Trade Center collapse.