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G. S. Overseas announces the launch of their Official Website

Presenting the vast gamut of decorative items, home decorative and lifestyle accessories online with just a click....... Delhi, DELHI, 27/01/2012 : G. S. Overseas are a renowned manufacturer and exporter of high quality range of decorative items, home decoration products and lifestyle accessories. Meeting the varied needs & preferences of customers from all over the globe, G.S. Overseas is now available on line to reach each and every corner of the

Michel Montecrossa releases Single 'American Crossroads' for Obama, re-election …

‘American Crossroads‘ released by Mira Sound Germany on Audio Single and DVD, is Michel Montecrossa’s New-Topical-Song for Obama, re-election and USA destiny. The song and video ‘American Crossroads‘ are available on the Michel Montecrossa Homepage. Michel Montecrossa says about ‘American Crossroads’: “With Obama on his re-election campaign the world has an eye on America’s future and the American crossroads affecting us all. The United States of America are standing on the crossroads

Call for Entries "Landscapes" Juried Art Contest

Jupiter, Florida - January 25, 2012 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for entries with the theme "Landscapes" for a juried art contest for the month of February 2012. The gallery urges all 2D artists to submit their best “landscape” art for inclusion into the gallery’s March 2012 online group exhibition. The gallery invites all 2D artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their

Big Ben Parliament Creations Working With Award-Winning Illustrator, Sergio Mart …

Reno, Nevada (PRWEB) January 24, 2012 Big Ben Parliament Creations (BBP Creations) is working with Award-Winning Illustrator, Sergio Martinez, on their latest iBook, iPhone and iPad app,“Once Upon A Time...There was Snow White” due to be released later this Spring. BBP Creations has developed in-house iPhone and iPad apps for large companies for over 3 years and in November 2012, they released “Santa’s Christmas Activity Book” as well as a Lite version

Author Rusty Blackwood Announces Booksignings, Releases New Children's Book 'Thr …

Acclaimed Canadian author Rusty Blackwood, author of the 'Passion In Paris' series, has announced a number of upcoming booksignings. She is also pleased to announce the release of her new children's book, 'Through The Eyes Of Innocence'. The book is a collection of short stories based on her experiences growing up in rural Ontario, Canada. New dates include: January 28th at Chapters, Fairview Mall, St. Catharines, Ont. February 4th. at Coles, Seaway
01-23-2012 | Arts & Culture

Scapa Supports the Hallé and The Bridgewater Hall

January 2012 Scapa Group plc, a global manufacturer of bonding materials and solutions is pleased to announce their partnership with the Hallé and The Bridgewater Hall. The Hallé whose home is the iconic Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, ranks among the UK's top symphonic ensembles. Heejae Chae, Scapa’s CEO said: “we are very excited to partner with the Hallé and The Bridgewater Hall. To be associated with such a famous orchestra and

Piano-Yoga® Retreats Return to Kings Place, London, on 12th February 2012

On the 12th February Piano-Yoga® - the miracle piano technique which allowed its creator, GéNIA, to return to the podium just 10 weeks after breaking her wrist - returns to the refreshing environs of the sparkling new world-class music venue, Kings Place, where Piano-Yoga® retreats were first launched earlier in 2011. Russian virtuoso pianist GéNIA will be sharing the cutting-edge piano method that is Piano-Yoga® with pianists looking to

ART takes double stage at Pasadena Playhouse with an installation from Artspace …

Pasadena Playhouse features art installation from Los Angeles gallery Artspace Warehouse for the duration of the new play ART, Jan. 24 - Feb. 19, 2012. Pasadena Playhouse, an iconic theatrical venue since 1917, opens its critically acclaimed play ART by Yasmin Reza, the screenwriter of the award-winning play God’s of Carnage, on January 24, 2012. In conjunction with the play’s run through February 19, 2012, the theater has

Record number of participants in the red dot award: product design 2012

Today is the last day of the regular registration period for the red dot award: product design 2012. It will still be possible to register during the latecomers’ phase which runs until 8 February 2012. That is the last chance to attain what is probably the world’s most sought-after seal of quality for design, the red dot. Never in the history of the red dot design award have there been


La Cañada Flintridge, CA, January 19, 2012 - LCPC's Drama Ministry proudly presents, RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET this February, directed by Justin S. Fisher (THE LAST FIVE YEARS). This rock-opera, musical comedy based on William Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST is Part 2 in the LCPC Drama Ministry’s 2011/2012 Season, “Shakespeare 3 Ways.” RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET is a unique way to experience Shakespeare’s writing through comedy & song.

Boston Rare Maps Showcases First Antique Map of The Independent United States at …

MIAMI, FL – Boston Rare Maps, one of the country’s premier specialists in rare and unusual antique maps, announces the acquisition of an important and highly sought-after 1784 map by Jean Lattré, noted as the first map of the independent United States. The map, a rare variant including text panels describing the “principal events” of the American Revolution, will highlight Boston Rare Maps’ offerings at this year’s Miami International

HOWLIN Comedy Club’s Star Studded Guestlist comes to St Albans

HOWLIN confirms and welcomes television presenter Anna Williamson, Ben Goffe and Rusty Goffe (one of the original Oompa Loompas) as audience guests to see HOWLIN Comedy Club’s gagtastic line up this February 4th at The Maltings Theatre. HOWLIN also welcomes a special appearance by Kev Orkian onto the stage and if that wasn’t enough, HOWLIN brings to you Tinky Winky from the Teletubbies! Read on to find out more!! HOWLIN Comedy

Best Seller “What Love Is A-Z” Receives the Award of Excellence Tribute from the …

Film Advisory Board Honors “What Love Is A-Z” by Elle Febbo the Award of Excellence in Children’s Literature. Hollywood, Ca., January 19, 2012 – The Film Advisory Board has announced their most recent Award of Excellence tribute recipient, and the award goes to best seller, “What Love Is A-Z”, illustrated by Andrea Narciso and written and created by Elle Febbo, a former foster-child turned best-selling author and child advocate. Janet Stokes, Executive
01-19-2012 | Arts & Culture

German search functionality expands reach of Photokore, Asia’s fastest growing s …

Photokore, Asia’s most dynamic stock photo site, announces the addition of German to their list of online search languages. Visitors to can now search for stock images in English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hindi, Indonesian, Thai, Portuguese, Spanish, French, and German. The continued addition of non-Asian search languages highlights Photokore’s commitment to expanding the reach of their images beyond Asia. Non-Asian images buyers gain access to the images created by

Book Release: If I Had My Way

“If I Had My Way” is an anthology of ten short stories filled with emotion that will captivate. For example, the story “Poison Ivy” tells the tale of a human lie detector and the complexities and burden that come with knowing when your loved ones are trying to deceive you. While “Tandrin Drive” takes the reader on a ride through sisterhood, resilience, and betrayal. And stories

Texas Rapper Becomes Second Victim Murdered By Serial Arsonist

David Anderson, better known by stage name Dubz, of Ghetto Crunk Rap Music was murdered in a vehicle fire in Fort Worth, Texas on the night of January 17, 2012. He is the second victim murdered by deliberate caused fire. The local authorities have confirmed this incident connected to the recent music studio fire that happened a week ago. Joseph Jins, whom worked for Self Gangsta Music in Fort Worth,

Shannon Fine Art Auctioneers grosses over $7.6 million in just two sales in 2011 …

(MILFORD, Conn.) – Shannon Fine Art Auctioneers enjoyed a banner year in 2011, grossing over $7.6 million in just two sales. It was a record year for the firm, which conducts two auctions per year (in April and October) in its gallery located at 354 Woodmont Road in Milford. Shannon’s is currently accepting quality consignments for its next big sale, planned for Apr. 26. While the October 2011 event was a

Resurgence-2012 - International Fine Art Exhibition opens January 18, 2012, at V …

“Resurgence-2012”, the second International Contemporary Fine Art Exhibition organized by the New Jersey based VAM Art Inc. will begin on January 18, 2012 at the VAM Art Gallery, 15 Station Place, Metuchen, NJ 08840. The work of fifteen artists from five nations representing four continents will be showcased at “Resurgence-2012”. They include internationally acclaimed artists like Hikaru Yumura, Jiro Inagaki, Ad Arma, Murali Cheeroth and N.N. Rimzon who will be presenting their

A Riveting Voyage In The Human Mind - "The Tower. Exploring Consciousness From U …

There are some questions one stops asking. Everyone asks them at some point, but most often they remain unanswered, either because the answers are not available or because they are too difficult to handle. This book shows how taking the courageous step to follow those questions opens the world of the strongest, most exhilarating emotions and insights. And allows to find sources of deepest satisfaction. A riveting voyage in the

Sven Frøkjær-Jensen Now a Light Space & Time Featured Artist

Jupiter, Florida - January 16, 2012 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announced today that the Danish artist, Sven Frøkjær-Jensen was chosen for the Gallery's most recent Artist Showcase. Sven Frøkjær-Jensen has had a very thorough university education as a professional historian, which has been a great advantage for him in his love of art. He started out with a vivid and strong fascination of the Cobra art movement,

PrimaDonna Productions Brings Acting Classes to G2E Creative Space

PrimaDonna Productions, Inc.'s (PDP's) popular acting classes will come to G2E Creative Space for their final session. The Southtown location, the new home of G2E Services, Inc. (G2E) and 3807 Productions, was launched in 2011 by brothers Robb and Ron Garcia (owners of G2E) as a shared workspace for creative artists, businesses, and organizations, providing them with office space, as well as an opportunity to develop new ideas in collaboration with

Dr. Leigh-Davis Narrates the Audiobook of “The Greatest Salesman in the World,” …

It’s a new year; now it is time to start your new life, and Dr. Leigh-Davis wants to help, by bringing music, excitement, and a step-by-step guide to you, in her narration of the audiobook “The Greatest Salesman in the World.” “The Greatest Salesman in the World” is a book that has sold more than 15 million copies, making it one of the most sold books ever. However, its audiobook

Berlin’s young Kunstmatrix is developing a virtual world for art

Berlin, January 16th, 2012 - An authentic, immediate, three-dimensional exhibition experience in virtual space. For three years now, the young Berlin-based company Kunstmatrix has been offering their vision of a professional online presentation platform. “Google Art Project or the VIP Art Fair show that the art world is slowly learning that it pays to display art in high resolution and in 3D, and that the need for professional presentation exists,” says Christoph Lauterbach, Kunstmatrix CEO. “The exploration

Melora Hardin To Perform This Weekend In Southern California

Los Angeles, CA – January 14, 2012 - Critically acclaimed singer and actress Melora Hardin (The Office / Monk) will be performing live at Whittier College in Whittier, CA this Saturday, Jan 14th. This show and many of her upcoming appearances will be in support of her new CD All The Way To Mars, which will be available through online retailers January 24th. Her performance will be comprised of her original
01-14-2012 | Arts & Culture

U.S. Children’s Wall Art Manufacturer, Oopsy Daisy, Fine Art for Kids Launches R …

San Diego, Ca — January 5, 2012 —Oopsy daisy, Fine Art For Kids( has announced the launch of a retail e-commerce site filled with gifts, with the added bonus of effective charitable giving. For every retail order received on the site, the children’s wall décor manufacturer will donate $1 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Shoppers can also donate their own dollar if they like, but that is not

Painter and Art Restorer Sevega Adriano Featured in NYC Exhibition

Sevega Adriano’s colorful works in oil on canvas adopt abstract expressionistic principles to explore mark making as a form of evocative poetry. Through layers of fragmented gestures that recede and emerge to be seen at varying intervals, Adriano paints with an emotional immediacy which is instantly engaging and appears always on the edge of carrying the viewer to another world entirely. Elaborate swatches of color snake and spread across the

Columbian Artist Eliza Gomez's Escapades into Dreams at Agora Gallery

Choosing subjects that are typically ordinary landscape or interior scenes, Elizabeth Gomez imbues her works with a palpable scene of ethereal romance. Vivaciously realistic in aesthetic, Gomez ennobles her subjects with a radiant exquisiteness that seems to sparkle from her canvases and find its way into our lives. Vivid, opulent oil paint is meticulously applied through careful, deft brushstrokes that are at once energizing and serenely tranquil. Almost dreamlike in

History of Black Dance in America 2012

SANTA MONICA, CA –The Central Avenue Dance Ensemble, in honor of Black History Month, is producing a 2-hour multimedia dance performance entitled The History of Black Dance in America. Directed by choreographer, performer, and historian Ron Parker, the show will be a retrospective of African and African-American inspired social dances that have been popularly danced in the United States from the 1800s to today. Historical dances included will be

Harry Stendhal Presents Fluxus / George Maciunas "No Smoking" Screen Print Portf …

Stendhal Gallery in collaboration with George Maciunas Foundation Inc. is pleased to announce the pre-pubrication of Fluxus / George Maciunas "No Smoking" screen print portfolio of 4 images measuring in size 40" x 40" (101.6 cm x 101.6 cm) each hand pulled screen-printed on Lana Quarelle paper from France. New York, US, January 11, 2012 -- George Maciunas’s extreme dislike of smoking was at once very personal—his seriously poor health made

20 Years of the Piano trio TRIO JEAN PAUL

“Whoever dares to deal with Schubert inevitably embarks on a borderline experience. Time stretches to the uttermost, almost beyond human measure. The music, in essence, tells us about our own lives, but it seems to be pointing beyond life’s limits. Here we have life in full bud, bursting to the fullest; daring explorations and danceable élan coexist with otherworldly beauty and rapturous contemplation. All of this is held together by

Elle Febbo, Author of the Best-Seller, “What Love Is A-Z”, Featured Guest Author …

Elle Febbo, best-selling children’s book author, to be “Featured Author” at the AEF Author's Festival being held at William Northrup School, in Alhambra CA. Los Angeles, CA, January 11, 2012 -- World Renowned Speaker, Publishing Strategist, Social Advocate - Elle Febbo the author of best-selling children’s book "What Love Is A-Z", to be “Featured Author” at the AEF Author's Festival being held at William Northrup School, in Alhambra CA. “My students, staff,

The Loughborough Forum Website Launches

Today, launches the online Loughborough forums, along with Loughborough chat, local information and news, as well as a pub and business guide for the town. Alec Hodgson, Editor of said "we're pleased to announce the launch of, the first site for proper Loughborough news, local issues and the home of true Loughborough forums. "We have recruited local people to moderate the forums and to create groups for specific

Carlos Martínez celebrates his 30th stage anniversary with a new show

MIRAGE - The 30th Stage Anniversary Show In his jubilee year, 2012, the mime actor Carlos Martínez looks back over thirty intense years on the stage. His premiere performance as a mime took place in 1982 in a youth club in Barcelona; and his repertoire consisted at that time of six mime pieces. Today, that young theatre buff has become a master of his profession, someone with whom not only advanced mime

Michel Montecrossa releases orchestral 'Love & Unity Symphony' as New Year Medit …

Michel Montecrossa’s inspiring New Year Meditation Music 2012 with the title ‘Love & Unity Symphony’ released by Mira Sound Germany as Audio-CD with 7 symphonic music instrumentals by Michel Montecrossa combined with messages and recitations by Mira Alfassa is a homage to the famous musician-artist and consciousness liberation fighter Mira Alfassa – The Mother. The album will soon be available on iTunes, the Mirapuri-Shop and other digital stores. Michel Montecrossa says: “‘The

A New Era to a Successful Relationship

A New Era to a Successful Relationship Chris Hicks Offers Valuable Advice on Dating, Monogamy, Life and Treating Each other Well in New Self-help Guidebook Maryland. – Inspired by a failed engagement and other past relationships, author Chris Hicks analyze the interaction between the opposite sexes. With his powerful message on frivolous relationships to the importance of monogamy, Chris gets deep and indebt to the science of why and how men

New book reveals how US agents secretly aided Communist rebels

MADRID (Spain): AN AMAZING STORY of how American secret agents trained Spanish Communists to undermine Spain's pro-Nazi dictatorship is revealed in a newly released book. During World War Two the OSS (Office of Strategic Services) ran camps in North Africa where men were trained in guerrilla warfare then infiltrated into Spain to undermine the Franco regime. Spain was officially neutral but General Franco was actually aiding Germany's war effort. Details are revealed in

Kelli Sue Landon, Author Of YA Mystery ‘Sudden Moves’, Named As One Of ‘50 Great …

Kelli Sue Landon, author of ‘Sudden Moves’, has been named one of ’50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading’. Her award came as a result of her appearance on The Authors Show. Landon was chosen from a field of hundreds of authors through a public voting process. ‘Sudden Moves’ is a suspenseful Young Adult mystery with a surprise ending. “It is an honor and a thrill,” stated Ms. Landon, “to be

Michel Montecrossa releases Single ‘Talking European Crisis (Bankas and Politos …

‘Talking European Crisis (Bankas and Politos fight the big war)‘, released by Mira Sound Germany on Audio Single and DVD, is Michel Montecrossa’s New-Topical-Song dedicated to liberating the European Union from ruthless polito-corruptos and banka-gangstas for the good of a prospering European Union of all the people. The song and video are available on the Michel Montecrossa Homepage. Michel Montecrossa says about ‘Talking European Crisis’: “There is no European or any other

G.R. Holton, Author Of ‘Deep Screams’, Named As One Of ‘50 Great Writers You Sho …

G. R. Holton, author of ‘Deep Screams’, has been named one of ‘50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading’. His honors came as a result of his appearance on The Authors Show. Holton was chosen from a field of hundreds of authors through a public voting process. ‘Deep Screams’ is a science fiction novel set in the year 2145. 'Deep Screams' was voted Best Science Fiction novel by Books& “Being selected

Best-Selling Author Elle Febbo Plans Valentine’s Day Celebration with 525 Inner …

Best-Selling Author Elle Febbo, “What Love Is A-Z”, Plans Valentine’s Day Celebration with 525 Inner City Youth & Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California (RIFSoCal) Los Angeles, Ca., January 3, 2012 -- Best-selling author and Southern California resident, Elle Febbo, will be on hand to lead a special celebration of Love for the Self and for one another this Valentine’s Day at an inner city Los Angeles school. Joining

Fine art, porcelain and decorative accessories will be sold at auction Jan. 14 b …

(BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.) – Nearly 500 lots of quality fine art, porcelain and decorative accessories will cross the block Saturday, Jan. 14, at the gallery of Elite Decorative Arts, located in the Quantum Town Center at 1034 Gateway Boulevard (Ste. 106-108) in Boynton Beach. The event will get underway at 1 p.m. (EST) with an in-house pre-sale slated for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The pre-sale auction will feature 120 lots

Author Rusty Blackwood Releases New Children's Book, 'Through The Eyes Of Innoce …

Acclaimed Canadian author Rusty Blackwood, author of the 'Passion In Paris' series, has announced the release of 'Through The Eyes Of Innocence'. The new children's book is a collection of short stories based on her experiences growing up in rural Ontario, Canada. "I wrote this newly revised book," stated Ms. Blackwood, "based in part on the previously released 'Young Minds' because I not only like to stay in touch with my

Author Robbi Sommers Bryant Creates New Genre In Recent Release, ‘The Beautiful …

Author Robbi Sommers Bryant's recently released ‘The Beautiful Evil,’ takes readers on a frightening journey into the psyche. Like many classics before it, ‘The Beautiful Evil’ is a dark fantasy filled with symbolism, madness and internal struggles between good and evil. “I wrote this book,” stated Ms. Bryant, “to share the work I've done developing a new genre of the psychological thriller. One in ten people is a sociopath. This book

Gnap! Theater Projects presents “Steam, Rose Colored Goggles, and the Flight of …

Improvised Steampunk Miniseries Austin, Texas – December 21, 2012 Gnap Theater Projects is proud to present “Steam, Rose Colored Goggles, and the Flight of The Victoriana”, an improvised steampunk miniseries. Join the crew of The Victoriana on their highflying adventures as they engage the most revelatory and exquisite of 19th century alternative universe technology. Delight in their use of the refined art of improvisational acting and mummery as they explore those portions

"Digital Open Mic Night" Postponed has announced the postponement of its latest program as it prepares to move forward with a new partnership and a new name. Jay Tope, Program Director at, announced that the growing Internet radio station has partnered with, a business portal founded by Gary Pierce. “Every radio station, whether it’s on air or online, wants to reach as wide an audience as possible,” Tope explains. “With Gary’s and Nikki Young Open The Digital "Mic"

WHO: and Nikki Young WHAT: A new local music show (Digital Open Mic Night with Nikki Young) added to the regular line-up for will premiere with a LIVE BROADCAST EVENT WHEN: Sunday, January 8, 2012 6PM-8PM WHERE: Sam Ash Music Store 25 NE Loop 410 San Antonio, TX 78216 has joined forces with noted performer, producer, and promoter Nikki Young to launch a new program with a special live

Antique Chinese gilt-bronze seated Buddha brings $143,000 at Alderfer Auction & …

(HATFIELD, Pa.) – A handsome Chinese gilt-bronze seated Buddha statue, probably made in the late 19th or early 20th century and substantial in size at 20 ½ inches tall, soared to $143,000 at a multi-estate Asian Discovery Sale held Nov. 17 by Alderfer Auction & Appraisal. The sale was held in the firm’s spacious gallery, located at 501 Fairgrounds Road in Hatfield. The Buddha was easily the top lot of the

Iconic instruments favoured by iconic musicians

Birmingham-based auctioneers Biddle & Webb are anticipating a great year as some really exciting and rare items will be featured in the first sale of the New Year on the 6th January 2012. Amongst the items up for sale at the Ladywood auction house is a Martin guitar and ukulele as well as a McIlroy guitar, both makes of which are considered as the Rolls Royce in terms of flattop acoustic

Year of the Dragon Chinese New Year Celebration!

WHAT: On Sunday, January 29th, 2012 from 4:00PM to 7:00PM, China Blossom, located in North Andover, MA, and the Andover Chinese Cultural Exchange (ACCE) will celebrate the Chinese New Year with a festival sponsored by Yang’s Martial Arts. The Chinese New Year celebration is centuries old and the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. More than
12-30-2011 | Arts & Culture
PJ Art Co.

PJ Art Co. Closes Its Centereach Location

CENTEREACH, NY — PJ Art Co. has announced that, due to the current economic conditions and the competitive nature of the retail business, it will close its sole location at 1950 Middle Country Road in Centereach. Starting January 3, all in-stock merchandise will be 50% off. This includes airbrushing products, paints, brushes, drawing paper and canvases, drafting supplies, easels, pens and markers, cutting knives and blades, adhesives and tapes, books, activity

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