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US Based Muslim Lifestyle Publication Reaches Out Globally

New York, NY (May 17, 2011) - The top US Muslim online lifestyle publication, Elan, has relaunched with new branding and expanded content to broaden it’s reach to the global market. Founded in 2008 and named as one of the hottest launches of the year by Min magazine, Elan has focused on highlighting prominent voices from within the global community as well as showcasing the upscale lifestyle of young
05-19-2011 | Arts & Culture

UK Online Store Mixwall Creates ABA Angry Birds Anonymous Page

Manchester, UK (Open PR) May 19, 2011: One UK consumer store is inviting people to share their Angry Birds addiction stories in return for the opportunity to get free plush toys next week. The makers of the Angry Birds franchise, Rovio, put out the second level for Angry Birds Rio, a tie in with the Dreamworks movie Rio on Monday. The game has been downloaded a whopping 35 million times according

Artfact Live! April Auction Results Roundup

(Boston, MA) – As gas prices continue to rise, online bidding has become an increasingly attractive option for collectors and dealers. Thanks to exceptional sales from its auction house members, online bidding at Artfact was stronger than ever this April. Highlights include Eldred’s Spring Asian auction with over 1,200 bids from more than 17 countries; Dargate Auction Galleries’ April 14th to 17th Grand Opening Auction where online bidders snapped up
05-19-2011 | Arts & Culture

ARD winner JULIAN STECKEL, cello: first solo orchestral album with rarities

Cello Concertos of the 20th century These three cello concertos reflect the different destinies of three Jewish composers. Born in Brno, Erich Wolfgang Korngold achieved great success in Vienna, moved to Los Angeles in 1934 and had to remain in the U.S. when the Nazis invaded Austria in 1938. Geneva-born composer Ernest Bloch worked for several years in the U.S. starting in 1916, and in 1938 he made the State of

Barbara Briggs Ward, Author Of The Reindeer Keeper And The Snarly Sally Series, …

BookExpo America is the main event for the publishing industry. Attendees include publishers, literary agents, authors, librarians, e-publishers, bookstores and bloggers Barbara Briggs Ward, author of 'The Reindeer Keeper' and the 'Snarly Sally' series of children's books will attend BookExpo America. BookExpo America will be held May 24th-May 26th at the Javits Center in New York City. Ward's BookExpo location will be in Writer's Row, Booth #4783. "While at BookExpo," stated Ms.

Michel Montecrossa plays Acoustic Concert at the 'Michel & Bob Dylan Fest 2011'

Michel Montecrossa’s ‘Michel & Bob Dylan Fest 2011′ on May 21, 2011 at the North Italian Hotel & Event-Location 'Omnidiet' this year will be presenting an Acoustic Concert by Michel Montecrossa and his band The Chosen Few featuring original songs and songs by Bob Dylan. The concert under the title ‘Something That Counts’ will begin at 10:00 p.m. Michel Montecrossa says about the 'Something That Counts' Concert of the Michel &

VernissageTV Art TV: Current and Upcoming Programming May 2011

New collaborations, media partnerships, and further expansion of correspondents network. Next: Venice Biennale and Art Basel.

 Basel / Switzerland, May 18, 2011 -- Due to new collaborations, media partnerships and the further expansion of the correspondents network, the current and upcoming programming is thematically and geographically the most diverse ever. 
 Art Fairs 

In April, one of the highlights was Art Cologne. As in previous years, VernissageTV not only covered the fair extensively, but

Billboard Top 10 Recording Artist Ari Gold Free Concert

Sir Ari Gold PRIDE GOES EAST Saturday, June 4th 3:30 PM BETWEEN EAST HOUSTON & STANTON FREE CONCERT (Englewood Cliffs, NJ May 16, 2011) Lower East Side native and openly gay pop artist Sir Ari Gold is a buzz worthy, subculture celebrity in his own right, quickly winning over critics far beyond the reach of the LGBT community. In a “TrueBlood meets Mad Men fantasy dreamscape” Ari’s

Buddha Purnima 2011 celebrated at Thubten Lekshey Ling, Bangalore

Buddha Purnima was celebrated today at Thubten Lekshey Ling Nyingma Buddhist Centre, Bangalore with various programs like sutra recitations, aspiration prayers, meditations and offerings to the Buddhas. Today, the 17th of May is Buddha Purnima according to Indian calendar. This marks the anniversary of three important events in the life of Gautama Buddha. These are his birth, his enlightenment and his final passing away to the state beyond all suffering. Thubten

International artists meet in Barcelona from 19 May to 5 June 2011 in the second …

The second edition of World Art Vision will take place in the Real Círculo Artístico de Barcelona, from 19 May to 5 June 2011. 60 well-known artists from 25 countries will exhibit more than 150 works of art. The organisers of World Art Vision chose Barcelona as the scene and amphitheatre for the largest independent art show of Catalonia, the first edition having taken place in Cancun. Over the 18


History-making photo project adds stop in Helena for world record-breaking world tour. Helena, MT - 16-MAY-2011 - Citizens of Helena will have an opportunity to take part in the record-breaking global photo campaign for human rights, equality, civil liberties, and humanitarian issues when the 'I AM EQUAL' project makes a stop at The Capital Hills Mall on 31-MAY-2011 as part of the 175 city world tour. "We're very excited to


History-making 'I AM EQUAL' photo project make stop in Idaho Falls on 25-MAY-2011. Idaho Falls, ID - 16-MAY-2011 - In a last-minute addition to the record-breaking 'I AM EQUAL' photo world tour, event coordinators have added a stop in Idaho on 25-MAY-2011 at The Red Lion Hotel in Idaho Falls. This schedule change will allow participation in this historic project to hundreds of local residents who are willing to step


History-making photo project for human rights & equality to make stop in Calgary. Calgary, AB - 16-MAY-2011 - For the first event outside the United States, the record-breaking 'I AM EQUAL' photo campaign will come to Calgary, Alberta to shine a light on the human rights, equality, civil liberties, and humanitarian work being done in Canada by taking photos of hundreds of individuals from all walks of life who are

Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Announces New Members And Activities At 'Authors Spe …

Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, nationally recognized author and positive psychologist announced today a sampling of new members on 'Authors Speaking', a social site dedicated to bringing authors and readers together. 'Authors Speaking' allows authors to make virtual visits to classrooms, libraries, bookclubs and bookstores through Skype and other forms of technology. Authors Speaking gives authors and publishers the opportunity to upload photos, bios, book covers, video and book trailers. The site


Flat Earth Music, a small Nashville-based music publisher has added veteran music industry leader to its ranks. Todd Wilkes, a music publisher and artist manager who has been in the music business since the age of 17 joined Flat Earth Music in early May 2011 to become its first Creative Director. Wilkes who has worked with some of the biggest names in country music including Randy Travis, George Strait, Martina

11. Fotomarathon in Berlin 18.Jun.2011 - Creativity under time pressure in the p …

1 city, 12 hours, 24 photos –this is what participants will go through next 18. June 2011 at the 11th Berlin Fotomarathon. The Fotomarathon is a photo challenge under extreme conditions, and a unique discovery tour. Within 12 hours, participants must develop a 24 photo series following a given order for their photos. There is an overall theme as leit motiv, which as the individual themes, remains undisclosed until

Author Honors Greatest Generation at Sunrise Senior Living Community

It was a chance to pay tribute to those who have helped make America great. “This is the first time I’ve been invited to speak to a group of people from the greatest generation,” John Paul Godges told an audience of mostly senior citizens at the Sunrise Senior Living community in Seal Beach, California, on May 14, 2011. “I’ve been hoping to do so as a way to thank you for

Ramana Vieira and Ensemble launch fantastic new CD Project

This CD project will highlight the Luso cultures of the world, incorporating songs and musical styles from Portuguese-speaking communities in Macau, Cape Verde, Africa, and the Americas as well as Portugal. My two previous albums, "Lagrimas De Rainha" and "Despi Alma," combined the traditional Fado of my parents' roots with original compositions, and we are building upon that experience. My six piece ensemble is composing songs and exploring traditional melodies

Barry Seidman Featured in the Light Space & Time Artist Showcase

Jupiter, Florida, May 14, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery has been very gratified and fortunate to have the internationally recognized fine art photographer Barry Seidman for 3 of its art exhibitions. Barry won the gallery’s initial “Surfaces” exhibition with his minimalist image “Blue Wood” and again when he won the “Botanicals” exhibition with his image “Yellow Calla Lily”. Barry also received a Special Recognition award for

Musical Comedy 'Tales of Osama' Makes Bin Laden a Joke

Controversial upon its first release, "Tall Tales of Osama Bin Laden" has now emerged as a comedy album. When music publisher Janet Fisher of Goodnight Kiss Records produced the album back in 2004, she had no idea that the recording would have new significance seven years later. Now that the infamous terror leader has been dispatched, the album is enjoying new life as a party recording. People are having barbecues and Celebrates Its "Sweet 16"

LONG ISLAND, NY (May 12, 2011) - Before TMZ and Perez Hilton, there was This year, the longest-running entertainment magazine on the Web is celebrating its "Sweet 16." As the name suggests, covers celebrity gossip, as well as entertainment news, exclusive interviews, movie and music reviews, and hosts hundreds of contests per month. Boasting 4.8 million unique readers, is rated as one of the top Top 5,000 sites

UK SINGER SONGWRITER ‘Dogman’ Releases Folk-Country-Rock Album, ‘The Cat That So …

‘Dogman’, hailed by many as the 'English 'Neil Young' has crafted a collection of enchanting acoustic tracks as a follow up to his 2010 release ‘The Whisperer’. UK singer songwriter Dogman, has been making music for years but May 2011 sees the release of his first full length solo album, ‘The cat that solved the String Theory’ on Expat Records on 13th May 2011. Christened ‘Dogman’ by UK indie rock band, Starsailor


IAN DURY NEW BOOTS AND PANTIES!! Cat No: SVLP510 Barcode: 5052273005102 Release: May, 2011 180 gram Vinyl Simply Vinyl are extremely proud to present on 180 gram vinyl for the first time in many years the classic debut album by Ian Dury ‘New Boots And Panties!!’ An unlikely pop star, physically disabled by childhood polio, and after a number of years in the less


AL GREEN LET’S STAY TOGETHER Cat No: SVLP509 Barcode: 5052273005096 Release: May, 2011 180 gram Vinyl Simply Vinyl is once again extremely proud to present as part of our programme of classic reissues on 180g vinyl, the wonderful Al Green ‘Let’s Stay Together’ Al Green is arguably the greatest soul singer ever, and certainly one of the most popular, influential and enduring. Despite


T.REX THE SLIDER Cat No: SVLP508 Barcode: 5052273005089 Release: May, 2011 180 gram Vinyl Simply Vinyl are extremely proud to present on 180gram vinyl for the first time in many years the classic album ‘The Slider’ by T.Rex. Marc Bolan’s T.Rex were quite simply the biggest and best band of the Pop/Glam Rock phenomenon of the early seventies. Eschewing the band’s folky early

Alice Hoffman Young Writers Retreat Returns for Seventh Year —High School Junior …

GARDEN CITY, NY, May 2011—Adelphi University Ruth S. Ammon School of Education is partnering for the seventh year with best-selling author Alice Hoffman to offer the 2011 Alice Hoffman Young Writers Retreat to high school juniors in the area. The Retreat will run from Monday, July 25 to Friday, July 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. each day in Adelphi’s Alumni House. High schools are encouraged to nominate one
05-12-2011 | Arts & Culture

Courses18 Presents De'Novo Education Fair on May 14 to 15, 2011

RANCHI: India is one of the best suitable destinations for higher education, but in millions of educational institutes available students sometimes find it difficult to pick the best one. To overcome this, presents De'Novo Education Fair - 2011 at Hotel Radisson Blu, Ranchi, Jharkhand, from May 14 to 15, 2011. The De'Novo Education Fair - 2011 is a unique education exhibition showcasing above 30 Indian Universities, Colleges and Educational Institutions

“Travels Through Africa” Opens at Grand Circle Gallery

April 27, 2011 (Boston, MA) Grand Circle Gallery and International Poster Gallery jointly present, “Travels through Africa,” a stunning exhibit of vintage travel posters promoting travel to the region from the early 20th century through the late 1960s. The exhibit will run Friday, May 20, 2011 – Saturday, July 30, 2011, at Grand Circle Gallery, 347 Congress Street, Boston. More than 30 vintage posters, most of which are on loan from

Roy Rogers TV Cowboy Legend This Week at

With cap pistols and stick horses kids like me in the 1950s did what we could to imitate TV western heroes like Roy Rogers and Dale Evans. Why not? Roy was the “King of Cowboys” and Dale Evans was his superstar wife and sidekick. Separating fact from fiction didn’t mean a lot. As far as I could tell, this cowboy and cowgirl were the stuff of

Peace Is A Choice: Dr. Laurie Pappas Offers A Practical And Effective Approach T …

The extremes of human experience have been clearly demonstrated in the events making headlines over the last few weeks - the death of Osama Bin Laden and the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. On one hand, the world celebrates death; on the other, love. Dr. Laurie Pappas puts forth the idea that the future of our world depends upon the choices made by every individual. "The death of Osama
05-11-2011 | Arts & Culture

Seven-Year Collaboration Between Retirement Community Resident in Silver Spring, …

SILVER SPRING, MD (May 10, 2011) – A seven-year collaboration between the resident of a retirement community in Silver Spring, MD, and his home support aide has just resulted in the publication of a 100-page ebook/hardback of the resident’s poetry, prose and humorous sketches of life. Ned Bayley, who lives at Riderwood retirement community, published “Points of View” with behind-the-scenes assistance from Capri White-Coleman, who served as secretary and

Internationally Acclaimed Wildlife Photographer Heather Angel Demonstrates How t …

The Heather Angel Wildlife and Natural History Workshop, now in its 15th year, will be held at Saint Hill Manor, Sussex, on Saturday 23rd July, 2011. The Manor is one of the finest historic sandstone buildings in England, set in fifty-nine acres of landscaped gardens and a wooded lake, and provides the perfect location for this workshop. London – Professor Heather Angel, the author of over sixty books and the recipient


Indianapolis, IN (May 10, 2011) - On Saturday, June 4, 2011, TV and film actress Carrie Preston, star of HBO’s hit “True Blood” series, and husband Michael Emerson, star of ABC’s hit series “Lost,” will attend The New Harmony Project for 2011 Conference’s 25th Anniversary Benefit Celebration beginning at 6 p.m. in New Harmony, Indiana. As the president of the board, Preston has been involved in helping plan and organize

“The Mission of Francesco”, a tv project written and presented by Diego Antolini …

“It’s an ambitious project my association is carrying out since 10 years ago, that of giving a new and untold vision of Saint Francis” said the President ad Honorem of the association “Assisi for Peace TV”, dott. Gianmario Gubbiotti. Diego Antolini began to collaborate with the association several years ago, first by studying and researching upon the saint of Assisi, and then working to the screenplay of a motion picture. “Now

University of Chicago Department of Music Performs 19th-century German and Itali …

The University of Chicago Department of Music concludes its 2010-2011 Season with “Opera Treasures” on Saturday, May 28 at 8:00 pm and Sunday, May 29 at 3:00 pm in Mandel Hall located at 1131 E. 57th Street in Hyde Park. The University Symphony Orchestra, University Chorus, Motet Choir will showcase German and Italian operatic masterpieces of the 19th century, including: excerpts from Carl Maria von Weber’s supernatural Der Freischütz and

Delphi Offers Trendy New Jewelry Products

Lansing, MI (May 6, 2011) – Delphi Glass continues to expand its selection of jewelry-making products with new on-trend findings. Delphi now carries ball chain in two sizes and three colors for necklaces and bracelets. Chain can be layered for a fashionable look. New colors of organza necklaces are also available to complement pendants and charms. Delphi has also significantly increased its selection of contemporary, economically priced findings. In addition

Arun Sculptors And Architects For Temple Architects, Stone Sculptors Architect C …

Arun Sculptors And Architects For Temple Architects, Stone Sculptors Architect . A qualified sculptor and architect, Arunachalam Specialists in creating monuments and idols for temples and Samadhis. He has many achievements to his credit in a very short span of time. Arun Sculptors And Architects For Temple Architects, Stone Sculptors Architect . A qualified sculptor and architect, Arunachalam Specialists in creating monuments and idols for temples and Samadhis. He has many

ATLANTA RAPPER P FLOATA Signs With New Indie Label Expat Records

The veteran hip hop artist will be releasing his latest single “She Can Get It” in Summer 2011 to be followed by a full length album in Autumn 2011. Struggle. Loss. Triumph. Family. Fatherhood. These are the things that ignite the fire of Atlanta rapper, P Floata. He began producing music and rapping at the age of eight. As a young hustler, P Floata’s rapping ambitions took

‘Wishes For A Mother’s Heart’ Co-Author and Renowned Restaurateur, Barbara Lazar …

Los Angeles, CA, May 6, 2011—Barbara Lazaroff, a highly regarded Los Angeles restaurateur, philanthropist, and interior designer among many other things, recently discussed her new book, which she co-authored with good friend Tricia LaVoice, Wishes for a Mother’s Heart, on the Authors Spotlight station on Big Media USA, an Internet broadcasting company, with Big Media USA CEO & Chairman Tony DeMaio. Tony DeMaio regularly interviews contemporary authors on the Authors

Michel Montecrossa releases topical song ‘Talkin’ End Of Terror – Talkin’ End Of …

'Talkin' End Of Terror – Talkin' End Of Bin Laden', Michel Montecrossa’s New-Topical-Song-Movement Audio Single and DVD is released by Mira Sound Germany. The song and video 'Talkin' End Of Terror – Talkin' End Of Bin Laden' is available on the Michel Montecrossa Newsletter. Michel Montecrossa says about 'Talkin' End Of Terror – Talkin' End Of Bin Laden': “It is not hate and joy about death that bring the end of terror.

Locomotive Exhibition by Click Academy at Belsize Square Synagogue.

Locomotive Exhibition by Click Academy at Belsize Square Synagogue. There is a pinhole photography exhibition taking place at the Belsize Square Synagogue in London on the 14th April – 17th May 2011. It is a retrospective selection of works produced during the Locomotive project by Click Academy in which artists Marta Kotlarska, Olga Głazik and Anna Udowicka collaborated with young Polish and Jewish people living in London. The Locomotive project

Author, Jack Dukes Encourages All To Live Life “Without Apology” In Part One Of …

Without Apology: A Family Chronicle, is the incredible story of how two separate families found each other in the remoteness of Muscotah KS, and blended to fight against the horrid poverty of the Dust Bowl Days of the Great Depression. From nearly dying after being born to a seventeen-year old mother, to struggling through a difficult adolescence, to eventually graduating from Army Language School with a fluency in Russian, Dukes tells

All the Sordid Little Details opens May 13th at WWA gallery

All the Sordid Little Details Featuring works by: Jacob Livengood, Ken Garduno, Jesse Hotchkiss Dan Barry, David Ball, and William Buzzell Opening Reception: Friday, May 13th, 2011 from 7-10pm On View: May 13th – June 18th, 2011 Get lost in the details of six incredible artists’ work this May 13th at the WWA gallery with the Industrial Squid curated All the Sordid Little Details. Contributing artists David Ball, Dan Barry, William Buzzell, Ken Garduno, Jesse Hotchkiss,

Rachel Millman to Wow Baseball Fans with National Anthem at the Mets Citi Field …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: KEYMEDIA PUBLIC RELATIONS CATHERINE FELEGI; (862) 242-8536 RACHEL MILLMAN TO WOW BASEBALL FANS WITH NATIONAL ANTHEM AT THE METS CITI FIELD ON MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND New York, New York (Wednesday, May 4, 2011) The National Anthem is not an easy song to perform by any means. Jumping from a middle D to a

Mish-Mash A group exhibition of mixed media works featuring: Kymberly O'Carroll- …

Private View: Friday 13th of May 2011 – 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm Exhibition runs from: Friday 13th of May – Thursday 26th of May2011 Gallery Opening Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 11.00 am to 6.30 pm - Sat: 12.30pm - 5.00 pm Last day of Exhibition: Thursday 26th of May: 10.00am to 5.00pm Kymberly O’Carroll-Fitzpatrick: O'Carroll-Fitzpatrick describes her paintings as being influenced by pop artists such as Lichtenstein and Warhol whose

Kyra Goldman wins competion to play the main stage at the 2011 Illumination Fest …

The Illumination Festival and are happy to announce that... Kyra Goldman has won the Battle of the bands contest on Listen to Kyra's music @ She will be playing on the main stage on Friday, June 10th with Jars of Clay and many other national Christian acts. The Illumination Festival is a 3 day 2 night festival serving Northern California June 10th - 12th. The festival will have over 40 bands

OnCell Launches QR Tour Contest

OnCell - the leading provider of mobile interpretive solutions for cultural institutes and nonprofit organizations, announces the launch of its QR (Quick Response) Tour Contest. This interactive web-based competition will award 5 QR Tours as prizes to the organizations with the most online votes. Visitors carrying Smartphones simply scan the QR code to quickly stream tour content. The QR Tour links to OnCell's Mobile Web Site, which features interpretive content

Mackey Ventures LLC Releases 'Walking In Kingdom Authority', A Practical Jumpsta …

Mackey Ventures LLC, a New Mexico faith based company, has released 'Walking In Kingdom Authority'. Written by the company's co-leader, Natasha Mackey, the book leads readers to a deeper understanding of what it means to live in abundance. The purpose of the book is to give readers a look at the benefits, power, and authority they receive when they come into the Kingdom. It is intended for use in both

Winners of CityScapes Art Exhibition Announced by Art Gallery

Jupiter, Florida, May 03, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its May 2011 art exhibition is now posted on their website. The theme for the Light Space & Time art exhibition is "Cityscapes". The gallery received submissions from 13 different countries from around the world and they also received entries from 24 different states. Overall, there were 411entries that were judged. Congratulations

Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Announces The Formation of 'Authors Speaking', Desig …

Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, nationally recognized author and positive psychologist and Don McCauley of the Free Publicity Focus Group announced today the formation of 'Authors Speaking', a social site dedicated to bringing authors and readers together. 'Authors Speaking' allows authors to make virtual visits to classrooms, libraries, bookclubs and bookstores through Skype and other forms of technology. Authors Speaking gives authors and publishers the opportunity to upload photos, bios, book covers,

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