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Slip N’ Toss Innovative Disposable Footwear Launched at NBC/Universal Studios Oscar Weekend Bash

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founder and inventor Yadi Moth launched her new product, Slip N’ Toss – disposable biodegradable sandals made for barefeet protection – at a star-studded bash held at NBC / Universal Studios over the Oscar(R) weekend, creating a new kind of Oscar fashion. Convenient, disposable, 100 percent biodegradable, Slip N’ Toss is designed for all shoe emergencies. This healthy footwear innovation can be a preventative measure for walking barefoot.

What Doctors May Not Tell Lung Cancer Patients: New Treatment Guide Offers Hope, Empowerment!

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lange Productions announces today that ‘Be a Survivor – Lung Cancer Treatment Guide’ (ISBN: 978-0-9819489-1-1) is the first book to offer a new approach to this frightening disease. It empowers patients to seek a cure, rather than accept defeat; to approach their diagnosis with hope, and shows them how to seek out effective treatments.

A and I Books Releases Jeff Sheng’s ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&I Books, a division of A&I Photographic and Digital Services, is releasing ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Volume 1’ (ISBN: 978-0-9844474-1-1) by Jeff Sheng, the first-ever photography book that features the portraits and stories of gay and lesbian service members currently serving under the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy. The book contains an Afterword by W.M. Hunt, noted gallerist and Vietnam War veteran.

Law Enforcement Desperate to Send Pot Pastor to Jail Fails Again

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — God sometimes uses a surprise to get people’s attention. For Moses it was a burning bush that was not consumed. In Los Angeles there is a Bible teacher and Pastor of a church that believes marijuana is for the healing of all nations. This pastor who recently ran for Mayor of Los Angeles was arrested three years ago and sentenced to nearly five years in jail, but has yet to serve a day. On Fox’s Good Day L.A. with Jillian Barberie, Pastor Craig X Rubin, of Beverly Hills Green Cross, admitted, ‘Yes, the City of Angels has spent millions of dollars trying to send me to jail.’

The United States’ War on Christians Escalates and Christians Are Fighting Back

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Internet is a place where young freedom lovers post videos. One working with Ron Paul appeared on Judge Napolitano’s show talking about how he was stopped and threatened with being turned over to the DEA for carrying cash. Pastor Craig Rubin of the Beverly Hills Green Cross is not afraid. Steve Bierfeldt and Craig Rubin had secretly taped the government violating their rights and put these videos on the web.

Leon Ware – The Sensual Minister – Celebrates Motown’s 50th Anniversary with Special Encore Concert at Catalina Bar and Grill in Hollywood on April 16

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For a man who will be 70 next year, singer/songwriter extraordinaire Leon Ware is working up a storm! Still promoting his acclaimed Stax Records debut, Moon Ride, featuring the divine new single ‘Hold Tonight,’ Ware is also taking a moment to reflect long and deep on his hallowed history with legendary Motown Records – now celebrating its 50th Anniversary.

NARIP Announces 2009 Best in the Biz Winners

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb, 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The winners are in! Chop Shop’s Alexandra Patsavas, Live Nation’s Creighton Burke and Universal Music & Video Distribution’s Jim Urie won by a landslide in the 2009 Best of the Biz List from NARIP (National Association of Record Industry Professionals), which recognizes excellence and high professional standards in our business. NARIP’s list identifies top-level executive talent and know-how in major areas of the record and music industries.

Hitt Music Group Collaborates with American Airlines

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hitt Music Group is happy to announce the continuing success of their collaboration with American Airlines and Beat Marketing. HMG artists are now appearing exclusively on two separate channels as part of AA’s in-flight entertainment.

Resurrection Mary: New DVD Trades Blood and Guts for Psychological Thrills and Chills

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lock the doors, turn off the lights and settle in for High Integrity Productions’ recently released DVD – Resurrection Mary – a legendary ghost story that dates back to the 1930s. Distributed by Entertainment Studios, while the legend is not new, the way the story is told is; Resurrection Mary walks again! (VIDEO – VNR)

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.

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)

Hitt Music Group and Disc Makers Join Forces – Partnership Program to Include Cross Promotion and Client Discounts

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The nation’s leading CD / DVD duplicator, replicator and printer has joined forces with Hitt Music Group, one of the industry’s most buzz-worthy licensing and submission firms. The idea is to offer high quality replication services, at a discounted rate, to all HMG clients.

Hitt Music Group and Media Riot Productions Join Forces

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bands and solo artists no longer need to feel intimated by the competitive music industry now that Hitt Music Group and Media Riot Productions have joined forces. The two met at this year’s music and media conference South by Southwest and since then have collaborated to meet the growing needs of music professionals in a creative and innovative fashion.

Manhattan LAMN Jam Launches Tuesday, March 18 – Artists Perform, Industry Listens, $20,000 in Prizes

MANHATTAN, N.Y. and HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Feb. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles Music Network’s ‘LAMN Jam’ heads for the Big Apple. Launched three years ago in Los Angeles (where performances continue), LAMN Jams go beyond traditional showcases by featuring artists performing original songs, followed by instant professional critiques from a panel of industry experts. This year, artists will perform for $20,000 in prizes.

Free Holiday Guide Demystifies Blu-ray and HD DVD Format Wars

GLENDALE, Calif. – Nov. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As holiday shoppers prepare to spend an estimated $13.5 billion on audio/video products, Intellikey Labs, a highly recognized leader in Hi-Definition Quality Assurance, releases a how-to guide, ‘Consumer Guide to Getting More Out Of Your Hi-Def Purchase: Blu-ray and HD DVD,’ outlines the basic options, identifies the top-ranked Hi-Def DVD players, and answers the question of Blu-ray vs. HD DVD.

Cannabis Minister Gives American Churches Warning After Conviction

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘I live in the City of Angels where the Mayor cheats on his wife, the City Attorney cheats the taxpayers and I teach the Word of God and the love of Jesus and I am being sent to prison for several years,’ says Rev. Craig X Rubin. I love my country, but I love God more and I must teach the Truth that Jesus proclaimed a Kingdom not a religion. The Truth is that Jesus is Messiah, He was born of a virgin and rose from the dead. The Law and the prophets spoke the Word of God and all the prophecies of the Bible will come to pass and that is all that our temple taught.

Potential Republican Presidential Candidate Faces Seven Years in Jail

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On August 16th 2005 Reverend Rubin announced that he’d be seeking the Republican Nomination for the office of President of the United States of America, with the publishing of his book ‘9021GROW’ (ISBN: 0974711004). The opening line of the book prophetically stated that by the time you hear of the Rev. Craig Rubin, he’d either be in the White House or in jail. At the moment it is not hard to guess which scenario is most likely to happen: going to jail.

A&R Select Helps Artists Affected by Hurricane Katrina

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Mar. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A&R Select, the music industry’s benchmark in independent promotion and marketing, has recently extended a helping hand to many artists affected by the tragic events of Hurricane Katrina. A&R Select’s timely and heartfelt outreach is an important part of their vow to assist musical artists in underprivileged circumstances.

Christianity ‘Not A Real Religion’ According to LAPD as Cannabis Church Files Suit Against City of Angels

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Reverend Craig X Rubin was arrested at his house of worship he asked the lead LAPD officer for the special rights accorded to clergy under California Penal Codes 1524 and 1525, but was told by the officer that his Bible-based Judeo-Christian organization, that was recognized by the state of California, was ‘not practicing a real religion.’ Temple 420 is a registered religious organization with the State of California.

Hollywood Judeo-Christian Cannabis Church Forced to Close; Arrested Reverend Claims Civil and Religious Rights Violated

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Churches and Temples are no longer safe in America,’ says Reverend Craig X Rubin of Temple 420, who was arrested November 8, 2006, at his religious establishment by over one dozen heavily armed officers of the LAPD. ‘If they can do this to us, they can do it to any church that the government disagrees with.’ The Reverend known for his reoccurring role on Showtime’s hit series ‘Weeds’ said arresting officers did not treat Temple clergymen as required by California Penal Codes 1524 and 1525.