Regional Events News - Page 36

Page 36 of Regional Events News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Hailed Obsello Absinthe Verte Enters New Orleans and Announces New Distribution Partner

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Obsello Absinthe Verte, from Esmeralda Liquors, winner of a 2008 BTI Gold Medal and recently featured in Wine Enthusiast’s Best Of issue, announces its partnership with Glazer’s Distributors, one of the largest wine and spirits distributors in the U.S. Obsello and Glazer also announce Obsello’s arrival into a brand new market, New Orleans, Louisiana.

National Institute of Pension Administrators (NIPA) Annual Forum and Expo to Focus on Form 5500 Changes and Economic Impact on Retirement Industry

CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Institute of Pension Administrators (NIPA) returns to Las Vegas to host its 2009 NIPA Annual Forum & Expo (2009NAFE) April 26-29 at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The struggling economy and the 2009 Form 5500 changes will be among the more pressing issues discussed as more than 25 education sessions with leading industry experts are slated.

Prominent Authors to Celebrate ‘Girls Write Now Day’ on March 8 at The New School University in New York

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Girls Write Now (GWN), New York’s premier creative writing and mentoring organization for high school girls, today announced its annual commemoration of Girls Write Now Day, a local celebration of International Women’s Day. On Sunday, March 8, join participants in the program for an afternoon with young women writers and the writers who inspire them at the New School University’s Theresa Lang Community & Student Center.

Concert to Raise Funds to Fight Chronic Disease in Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A concert to benefit health education and disease prevention in Hawaii will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, February 28 at the Honolulu Central Seventh-day Adventist church by Rosalina Vega, a gospel artist that promoters are calling the ‘New Sound in Christian Music.’ The concert, sponsored by Walk of Faith Productions, comes as part of Vega’s Hawaiian tour to promote her new album, ‘He is Here.’

VHL Family Alliance Announced Partner in Rare Disease Day

BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is coordinating the observance of Rare Disease Day in the United States on February 28, 2009. VHL Family Alliance announced today that on that day, and in the weeks leading up to it, they will join with others around the world in focusing on rare disease challenges and the importance of research in developing diagnostics and treatments.

Starlight Children’s Foundation New England Hosts Afternoon Tea to Honor Gary and Judi Vaillancourt of Vaillancourt Folk Art

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Starlight Children’s Foundation New England is hosting a special Valentine’s event, Purses & Pearls, A Classic English Afternoon Tea, at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston on Saturday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. At the Tea, Starlight is honoring Gary and Judi Vaillancourt of Vaillancourt Folk Art with its prestigious Heart of Gold Award to acknowledge the couple’s longstanding commitment to seriously ill children in New England.

Classical Guitar Wonder Stuart Weber Celebrates Great American Concert Houses with New Release ‘The Fifth Row’

BOZEMAN, Mont., Jan. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the last two decades, classical guitarist Stuart Weber has emerged as one of today’s most forward thinking virtuosos in both his interpretations of the classics and his richly melodic original compositions. With his latest offering, ‘The Fifth Row’ (Bridger Artists Inc.), he takes that ingenuity of spirit to a whole new arena…make that eleven new arenas! Subtitled An Acoustic Tour of Historic Theaters, The Fifth Row finds Weber taking his guitar on the road for an intimate series of recordings.

Obsello Absinthe Verte Proud Libation Sponsor of the 9th Edwardian Ball

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Obsello Spanish absinthe verte is proud to support the 9th annual Edwardian Ball in San Francisco this year. Once just a one-night event, the ball has grown into a three-day extravaganza (Jan. 23 – Jan. 25) filled with art, burlesque, circus acts, music and all that is representative of the Edwardian Period and Edward Gorey – a mid-20th century artist, poet and musical composer.

Panera Bread to Celebrate the Most Important Meal of the Day with Free Cups of its New Coffee and Samples of New Breakfast Items

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Something big is brewing at Panera Bread, and you’re invited. On Wednesday, January 28, Columbus, Cincinnati and Dayton Ohio area bakery-cafes are inviting customers to celebrate Panera’s new breakfast experience by sharing free cups of its new Light and Dark Roast coffees. A special kick-off event will be held on January 28 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Olentangy River Road Panera Bread bakery-cafe in Columbus, and the Calhoun Panera Bread bakery-cafe in Cincinnati.

Ely, Minnesota Celebrates 15th Annual Winter Festival Feb 6-16, 2009

ELY, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Preparations are underway for the Ely Winter Festival slated for February 6-16, 2009, in the northern Minnesota tourist city known for its local beauty and wilderness. The volunteer Board has announced a schedule of events for all ages, abilities and interests; ranging from Sled Dog Rides, an historic Voyageur Encampment, cross-country ski specials and outdoor ice skating; to a crafts fair, several dinners, musical concerts and art events taking place over the Festival’s 10-day period.

300 Leaders from Fast-Growing Kirkland Company Will Meet to Plan Hyper-growth and Give Back to the Community

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What has a scavenger hunt got to do with helping local children and creating 500 new insurance jobs? Not much, you might say; but LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP), a fast-growing insurance agency based in Kirkland, thinks otherwise. Says Jonas Roeser, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Operations, ‘While searching for camping items to give to youngsters, our sales leaders will start brainstorming how to grow the business and hire hundreds of really good new people.’

31st Annual Chinese New Year’s Celebration Saturday, February 7, 2009 7 p.m.

BRONXVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tai Chi School of Westchester, est. 1978, celebrates The Year of the OX with our 31st Annual Chinese New Year’s Party. Watch exciting demonstrations of the ancient Chinese Art of Tai Chi, Chi kung, healing exercises, self defense and weapons.

Media Alert: New Phoenix Chandler Hilton Hotel to Hire More Than 100 Employees at Onsite Job Fair

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The opening of the new Phoenix Chandler Hilton Hotel brings huge employment opportunity to the East Valley. On January 7th from 2-7 p.m. the Phoenix Chandler Hilton Hotel will hold an on-site job fair to fill over 100 positions created by the new facility. The Phoenix Chandler Hilton Hotel is owned by Texas Western Hospitality Leadership based out of Dallas, Texas. The new hotel is located on at the Junction of the Loop 202 San Tan Freeway and Loop 101.

New York Singer Storyteller Pyeng Threadgill to Perform at Blue Note Jazz Club’s ‘Late Night Grooves Series’ on Jan. 10th

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Critically acclaimed as one of the most inventive and visionary new voices in the progressive scene of jazz, Pyeng Threadgill brings her singular approach to song back to the New York stage for the new year. Pyeng will first be presenting her work on Saturday, January 10 at the Blue Note Jazz Club as part of the storied venue’s popular ‘Late Night Groove Series.’ This after hours show will feature Pyeng with her stellar quartet.

January 2009: Flag Football National Tournament Kicks Off in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Dec. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — FlagMag.com, an interactive web site for flag football and touch players in the U.S. and around the world, is accepting teams for its Flag Football National Tournament scheduled for January 17 and 18, 2009 at Anthem Hills Park in Henderson, Nev. The deadline to register for the event is January 10. Flag football is a version of American football. The basic rules of the game are similar to those of regular football.

It’s Time for the BIGGEST New Year’s Eve Party in the Northwest: The 7th Annual INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash!

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is the largest New Year’s Eve Party in Seattle with over 5,000 guests expected. According to event producers Black Opal Ventures, LLC, ‘This year, we have designed over 100,000 sq. ft. of pure party space at Bell Harbor International Conference Center at Pier 66, containing 7 unique experiences located throughout the building; featuring music acts, comedy acts and DJs.’

Napatech Announces New Highly Configurable LibPCAP for Their NT Family of 1GbE and 10GbE High-Performance Network Adapters

ANDOVER, Mass., Dec. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ISS World — Napatech today announces a new implementation of LibPCAP supporting the NT family of 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps high-performance network adapters. The new Napatech LibPCAP implementation can utilize all the below functionality without the need to modify the customer application. Product displays at ISS World in Washington DC, December 9 to 11, 2008.

Expert Skin Care Author Will Attempt Guinness World Record for Longest Wall Sit

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Thienna Ho, founder of Thienna, Inc., a skin care company that focuses on health, is also the current Guinness World Records’ holder for the most sumo squats in one hour. On Saturday, December 20 at 10:00 a.m. PST, she will attempt to break yet another world record for the longest wall sit. The event will take place at World Team USA Gymnasium at: 2575 Ocean Avenue in San Francisco.

Designers Chosen for Third Annual Festival of Wreaths – Celebrity and Premier Judges Also Announced

NEEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The following designers were selected from a large pool of applicants for the third annual Festival of Wreaths – a holiday showhouse which opens on Saturday, November 29 and continues through Saturday, December 13th at the Van Millwork Showroom in Needham, MA. This festive event benefits the Room to Dream Foundation, dedicated to creating healing environments for children and adolescents facing chronic and debilitating illnesses.

World Renowned Entertainer Jim Bailey as Judy Garland LIVE in Concert

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his much-anticipated return to San Francisco, the legendary singer and character actor, Jim Bailey, will perform at the Herbst Theatre on December 20 in, ‘Jim Bailey as Judy Garland Live in Concert.’ Accompanied by a full orchestra, Jim will perform Judy’s Christmas classic, ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ as well as other favorite hits.

Fountain Miami to Open During Art Basel Weekend This December

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fountain Miami, the alternative art exhibition known for presenting cutting-edge and independent art galleries, sets up shop in an industrial warehouse located at 25th Street and North Miami Avenue for its latest installment this December. Fountain is a guerrilla-style art event, dubbed by many as the ‘Anti Art Fair’ for its brash, off-the-wall offerings of non-traditional art exhibitions in the art fair environment.

ElectionMall Campaign Headquarters Becomes the Biggest Election Night Party in DC

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Where will you be on Election Night? A good bet would be at ElectionMall’s Campaign Headquarters, the Ultrabar just blocks away from the White House and Capitol. Celebrate this Election Night 2008 with celebrities, ambassadors from nine countries, friends and colleagues, professionals young and old alike and possibly your very own congressmen. Everyone is welcome whether Democrat, Republican or Independent.

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.