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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

Checkmate: Beginners Chess

WHAT: The chessboard has long been the battlefield for great intellects. This January, the Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) will allow you to test your own mental might, as it offers an introductory class on the most popular board game in the world. In "Checkmate: Beginners Chess" students will learn the game's history, rules, setup, movement and expands its current and permanent photographic exhibit col …

The photographic exhibit collection at has expanded considerably this year, with a new exhibit added each month. Recently, video versions of exhibits with background music have been added. They add a sense of immersion in the moods of the locations. Current exhibits include the following: * Domingo Baca Canyon in October (Digital, color). Unusual vision of fall colors in New Mexico -- a narrow oak forest clings to a rare water

"All Women" Juried Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

Jupiter, Florida - December 26, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an "All Women" Juried Art Competition for the month of January 2012. The gallery urges all 2D (women only) artists to submit their best art for inclusion into the gallery’s February 2012 online group exhibition. The gallery would like to be able to exhibit only the best art that a women artist can submit with any

Johansson Projects presents Follies of the Digital Arcade featuring Christina Co …

Johansson Projects is pleased to present Follies of the Digital Arcade, Christina Corfield's recently uncovered archives of the mysterious effects of electricity on the visual imagination of the late nineteenth century and it’s impact on today’s digital age. Western society of the late nineteenth century moved from a mechanical to an electrical age, and now we too are living through huge shifts in technologies and communications. Follies of the Digital

A Photographic Tribute to The Barefoot Artist M. F. Husain

Mumbai, 21st Dec: Friday, December 16th, was privy to an evening of celebration, festivities and art. The evening, besides exhibiting rare cherished pictures from Husain’s personal life, witnessed the launch of Pradeep Chandra’s coffee table book on the ‘Picasso of India’, Maqbool Fida Husain at Gallery Art & Soul, Worli in the presence of Husain’s children- Shafat, Akeela and Raisa and grand children- Anita, Manisha and Rabiaba. The event

Improvvisazione Teatrale and Esercizi di Teatro Now Online at the New ImprovVide …

Treviso, Italy, December 21, 2011 – Improvvisazione, The webmaster on the ImprovVideo website today announced the launch of a new improvvisazione teatrale website that features theatrical improvisation videos and training on how to create an improvisational theater workshop. The new website has so far received excellent reviews as reported by the increase in the number of visitors to the site. The new improvvisazione teatrale website features esercizi di teatro, short

Miami Dade College and CINTAS Foundation Announce 2011-2012 Fellows

Miami, Miami Dade College (MDC) and the CINTAS Foundation recently announced this year’s fellows for the annual CINTAS Foundation Fellowship competition at a special reception held at the college’s iconic Freedom Tower. The competition awards a $10,000 fellowship for each winner in three categories: visual arts, music and creative writing. MDC is the new home of the world-renowned CINTAS Fellows Collection, and is currently showcasing an exhibition of this year’s visual

Ancient Chinese jade bear roars to more that $8 million at Elite Decorative Arts …

(BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.) – An exceedingly rare, ancient Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty solid nephrite jade bear, made between 475 B.C.-220 A.D. and exhibiting extensive calcification due to centuries of extended burial, sold for a little more than $8 million at a multi-estate auction held Dec. 10 by Elite Decorative Arts, at the firm’s gallery located in the Quantum Town Center. The nephrite (greenstone) bear was by far the top lot of

Michel Montecrossa's Single 'Talking Selfish David From England' is dedicated to …

‘Talking Selfish David From England (Is It David Cameron?)‘, released by Mira Sound Germany on Audio Single and DVD, is Michel Montecrossa’s New-Topical-Song dedicated to PM David Cameron who has vetoed an EU-wide treaty change to tackle the eurozone crisis, making the mistake to separate and isolate England. Michel Montecrossa says: “Union is good for Europe and the world, Separation is bad. PM David Cameron has effectively vetoed an EU-wide treaty change

Jack and Holly: Brit-Tot Invasion Takes on the Big Boys at Disney

Jack and Holly are two worldly, animated children with questions and curiosity that mirror real-world children’s. For preschoolers, the dreamily bouncing characters are peers with plenty to teach about science and the joys of Christmas. For their parents, Jack and Holly is a culturally rich early childhood learning series from Britain that teaches in a way that captivates their kids. Mainstream programming such as the Baby Einstein series, even with

Agora Gallery Artist Fausto Arrighi: Modern Renaissance Man

Fausto Arrighi’s mid-size acrylic on canvas paintings are influenced by his study of the Classics and the ornate Medieval architecture common to his region of origin. Concerned chiefly with color and form, Arrighi’s compositions feature crimson horizons, deep blue skies and scintillating grassy knolls. The artist’s figurative depiction of animals and religious iconography has a beguilingly dreamlike, illustrative quality. Being a painter, writer, songwriter, sculptor and musician, the multidisciplinary quality

Maryland Author Releases New Powerful Science Fiction Novel

Maryland Author Releases New Powerful Science Fiction Novel Maryland author, Kenneth Rogers, Jr. releases the new science fiction novel, Sequence. Rogers has previously written two other works of fiction and is currently working on the first book in a trilogy. Andrea Remus and Thomas Charon are trapped inside the Pandora Complex, a phenomena which causes thoughts to travel from one memory to the next as they are downloaded into the Pandora

Amity Education Services partners up with elite art schools around the world.

The Bachelor of Arts in Communications is a rigorous, multi-disciplinary program designed to give students the analytical, critical and creative skills that are fundamental to any career in the information age. The major focuses on intellectual development and ethical reasoning and students with a B.A in Communications can go on to careers in fields such as film and video production, journalism, corporate communications, politics, law and many other related

Italian Sculptor, Alessio Ranaldi Explores the Dynamics of Shape and Color at Ag …

Sculptures by Italian artist Alessio Ranaldi explore the dynamic cohesion of opposites through a staggering variety of forms. Pairing unlikely shapes and vivid, contrasting colors, he presents a type of ying and yang, offering audiences a meditative, thoughtful stillness. The sculptures almost beg to be touched, the solid forms appearing delicate and ethereal. Resin is completely solid, yet Ranaldi achieves an incredible fluidity with the material that seems incongruous and

Laura Warburton Now a Light Space & Time Featured Artist

Jupiter, Florida - December 15, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announced today that Canadian abstract artist, Laura Warburton was chosen for the Gallery's most recent Artist Showcase. Laura is a Toronto, Canada based artist who creates art through the use of color, texture and imagination. Her edict is that a composition is merely a vague idea, not fully envisioned, until the piece itself emerges with the

Unsigned artist's self released recording taken up by Sony

Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris: Soundtrack includes recording made on a portable MP3 recorder. Woody received a CD from a fan, and enjoyed it so much that he included one of the tracks in his film Midnight in Paris. Sony clearly share the master directors respect for the recording as they have included it on their official soundtrack CD for the film, due for release any day now. The CD was

Rodney Lough Jr. Awarded 2011 Grand Prize in Popular Photography Magazine’s 18th …

World-renowned Master Photographer Rodney Lough Jr. has been awarded the Grand Prize of Popular Photography magazine’s 18th Annual Readers’ Photo Contest. Portland, Oregon, United States., December 15, 2011 -- We are pleased to announce that world-renowned Master Photographer Rodney Lough Jr. has been named the Grand Prize winner of Popular Photography magazine’s 18th Annual Readers’ Photo Contest. His winning photograph “Passing Through” was taken at Nevada’s Black Rock Desert and is

Author John Meikle Releases 'Daughters Of The Outback' A Sweeping Tale Of Advent …

In his deftly written debut novel, John Meikle spins an engaging story involving the daughter of a controlling father who desperately seeks her independence. Her journey leads to the largest station in western Australia, Naringa, where her story highlights intrigue, conquest and endurance in the brutal but majestic expanse of the great Australian Outback. Mr. Meikle relates, "I wrote this book to memorialize the notable characters that were integral

Former Dothan Resident & Northview Graduate Shows HIV Awareness Play In Dothan

Dothan, AL - December 14, 2011 - Cre8ive Nsights, Inc. announce the showing of Positively Infected by playwright Nykieria Chaney, at Doug Tew Center Sunday, January 15, 2012. CDC estimates that more than one million people are living with HIV in the United States. One in five of those people living with HIV are unaware of their infection and someone new is infected with HIV every nine and a half

Talking Young Russia’s Aljona Arschinowa - Michel Montecrossa’s Single about you …

‘Talking Young Russia’s Aljona Arschinowa / Алена Аршинова’ released by Mira Sound Germany on Audio Single and DVD, is Michel Montecrossa’s New-Topical-Song about young Russia’s future in times of uprising, new outlooks and urgent drive for self-determination. The song and video ‘Talking Young Russia’s Aljona Arschinowa’ is available on the Michel Montecrossa Homepage. Michel Montecrossa says: “‘Talking Young Russia’s Aljona Arschinowa’ is a song dedicated to young Russia eager for multiple

Rascal Flatts Announces Winner of Karaoke Challenge

Seymour, TN- December 13, 2011-- Kimberly Morlino, a 28-year-old military wife and mother, has been selected by an adoring public as the winner of Rascal Flatts’ Flatts Fest 2011 Karaoke Challenge, sponsored by Starkey and powered by Chartbuster Karaoke and Roland. Her video performance of “Black Velvet,” recorded on June 19 at Farm Bureau Live in Virginia Beach, Va., just before Rascal Flatts would strum the opening chords of their

Art Gallery Exhibitions Can Now be Viewed Online at YouTube

Jupiter, Florida - December 13, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is very proud to announce that it is now featuring their past, present and future online art gallery exhibitions on YouTube. The art gallery has converted all of their past art exhibitions to their own YouTube Channel which can be accessed here at The gallery has reproduced and enhanced all of their online art exhibition posts

Florida Author Gary Showalter Announces Release Of Mystery Novel ‘Twisted Key’ …

Florida author Gary Showalter has announced the release of his latest novel, ‘Twisted Key’. In addition to his other novels, ‘The Big Bend’ and ‘Hog Valley’, ‘Twisted Key’ is available in paperback, Kindle and Nook formats. Gary Showalter’s works follow in the tradition of great mystery novelists such as John D. MacDonald, Elmore Leonard, James Grippando and Carl Hiassen. In the ‘Twisted Key’ storyline, retired cop Terry Rankin has taken on a
12-14-2011 | Arts & Culture
MAX Agency

MAX Agency is currently hiring Talent Scouts and Talent Agents

MAX Agency, Canada's leading Principal TV/Film/Modeling Agency, is currently hiring Talent Scouts and Agents for their Toronto office. Toronto, ON December 12, 2011 - MAX Agency is currently hiring Talent Scouts and Agents. Have you ever thought about having a career in the entertainment industry? Have you watched reality shows like 'American Idol' or 'So, you think you can dance?', and thought I can do that. I can spot raw talent.

World5 single "You and I" makes impression among music industry professionals

HOUSTON TX: With testimonials describing the band as "A Powerful Musical Force" shortly after having entered the recording studio with Grammy winning producer Randy Miller, the band World5 has released their first single off the new album titled "Global Experience", due out in spring of 2012 on Island Def Jam digital distribution. "I knew that it was the single as soon as I heard it," states Producer/ Engineer

COR Executives From Germany Visit Home Resource in Sarasota, Florida

SARASOTA, FLORIDA – Executives from COR and Interlübke, high-end furniture manufacturers based in Germany, were in Sarasota recently to visit the Home Resource showroom and familiarize themselves with the Florida market. The visit cements the relationship between the furniture manufacturers and Home Resource, which is now the exclusive Florida retailer for COR and the exclusive Florida West Coast retailer for sister company Interlübke. Visiting executives included Felix Piayda, North American Representative

Singer/Actress Melora Hardin Of The Office To Perform In New York City This Week …

Los Angeles, CA – December 9, 2011 - Critically acclaimed singer and actress Melora Hardin (The Office / Monk) will be performing live at Feinstein’s in New York City this weekend (December 11/12th). Her performance will be comprised of her original cuts, classic Broadway, standards, pop and holiday music. A live show from Melora is not to be missed, her charismatic delivery and broad range of talent leaves audiences in

A Day of Bliss Announces Caribbean Wedding Package

The Caribbean has long been a favored destination for lovers to wed. Recognizing this to be a reality for wedding couples Wolfgang Freithof is announcing that he is offering special wedding packages for couples who are exchanging their vows anywhere within the Caribbean. Caribbean weddings can now relish the same quality, professionalism and art of a Freithof wedding photograph that couples in New York and the world have been enjoying

A Day of Bliss in Europe

New York wedding photographer Wolfgang Freithof has accepted three European weddings this upcoming season. Paris and Vienna are to be the locations of the upcoming nuptials and Wolfgang is looking forward to the challenges these foreign locales will bring. When asked about shooting such an important occasion in a foreign country New York photographer Freithof is nonchalant, “It's always a great challenge to go to a foreign destination, find a

Indastro Offers of the Free 2012 Forecast Based on Exclusively on the Vedic Syst … completes 11 years in 2012 and is poised to offer a host of new services and special offers in the New Year. Our team of Vedic Astrologers has grown to 24 astrologers working 24/7 out of 9 cities, including New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Lucknow, Baroda, Gurgaon, Indore, Amritsar & Kolkata. Our annual offering of the free 2012 forecast based exclusively on the Vedic system would go

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