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Creators of the You've been Sentenced! word game ink international representatio …

Wilmington, Delaware, May 2, 2011 -- Educational toy and game manufacturer McNeill Designs for Brighter Minds recently announced that the firm has signed a representation agreement with NH Contract Management LLC. The agreement covers all international distribution for McNeill Designs’ roster of award-winning, educational toys and games. “Partnering with NH Contract Management is a huge step in the growth of McNeill Designs internationally,” explains CEO Donald McNeill. “Worldwide distribution on

Gershow Recycling to Appear on National Geographic TV Show “Break It Down: New Y …

Gershow Recycling has announced it will be featured in an episode of National Geographic Television’s new show “Break It Down: New York Scrap Yard.” The episode is scheduled to air on May 5 at 10:00 p.m. ET. During the summer of 2010, National Geographic spent several hundred hours at Gershow to produce the hour-long program featuring Gershow’s Medford, New York location. According to National Geographic Television, the episode takes viewers into Gershow

Author Roszalia Ellen Tackles The Tough Topic Of Sexual Violence Against Childre …

Author Roszalia Ellen Tackles The Tough Topic Of Sexual Violence Against Children In Her New Book, A Crushed Rose A Crushed Rose is a true story about a beautiful child that was robbed of her youth. Her voice was muted, spirit crushed, and body violated. Her eyes showed fear, sadness, and depression; people labeled her shy. She whispered her story to a few adults; they smiled and pretended not to understand.

mamemo productions makes history

On the 16th of April 2011, mamemo productions successfully co-organized the very first TEDxRamallah conference at the Convention Palace, Bethlehem. This historical event drew a live audience of more than 2000 in its parallel satellite events in Bethlehem, Amman, and Beirut. TEDxRamallah has drawn some of the leading thinkers and innovators from Palestine and around the world sharing their inspiring ideas with the rest of the world. The speakers included

Sunsation Show Chorus Mini Shows

PRESS RELEASE Submitted by Joan Scott What’s a Mini-Show? Mini-Shows are 1-hour shows that the Sunsation Show Chorus takes “on the road”, in addition to its regular 2-hour shows. Sunsation Show Chorus performed the final show of its seventh season April 10 and is now busy booking Mini-Shows for September 2011 to April 2012. Although very popular at senior communities, the Mini-Shows are not necessarily just for seniors.

Polyester the Musical #1 on the Indie Music Pop Charts for 27 weeks.

Three songs from the smash hit musical comedy, “Polyester The Musical,”
have been in the Top 3 on the Indie Music Pop Charts for 27 weeks including;
"Better Together" at #1, "Tough Love" at #2, and "The Funk Train" at #3. Polyester The Musical is now available for licensing thru Samuel French Publishers at
or call (866) 598-8449. Synopsis:
Written by Phil Olson and Wayland Pickard, Polyester The Musical is the story of The Synchronistics,


Washington, D.C. (May 1, 2010) - On Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 2:15 p.m., Chaske Spencer, star of the Twilight Saga film series: New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn will testify before the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs at an oversight hearing on “Stolen Identities: The Impact of Racist Stereotypes on Indigenous People” in room 628 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building. Research shows that Native American mascots had negative

Z Animation director Bruce McFarlan majors in campaign for George Washington Uni …

NEWS Z Animation (323) 982 0500 Press Contact: Peter Barg The Redhead Companies partner with Z Animation and Illustrator Jim Frazier to create new iconic animated spot for George Washington University School of Business. Building on a successful campaign with Frazier’s print work, the Redheads said they were eager to move into animation for broadcast. Knowing that translating the intricacies of Frazier’s work by adding motion and sound would require a sensitivity to timing and

Art Beijing 2011 - More than Yin and Yang - A Review from Dr. Barbara Aust-Wegem …

From 29th April to 2nd May 2011 the Chinese capitol Peking (Beijing) is presenting the Sixth Edition of the Art Beijing Contemporary Art Fair at the National Agriculture Exhibition Center Beijing. The Art Beijing has established itself as the most competitive art fair in Asia. The roots of Art Beijing 2011 are firmly in the soil of Asian culture and its contemporary art communities. The 2011 “Art Unforbidden” thematic

The Whiskey Boys Book Release

Black Hills Publications: We are pleased to announce the publication of The Whiskey Boys by Jacqualyn Simmons. Charleston, South Carolina, United States of American April 28, 2011 -- A local native of Johns Island published “The Whiskey Boys”, a condensed collaboration about the events surrounding the whiskey insurrection commonly known as the whiskey rebellion. This book is a brief riveting account of heroism illustrated by President George Washington’s historical march
04-29-2011 | Arts & Culture

One Of The Top Bilingual Voice Talent In Québec Now Teaching Voice Overs

Alain Cadieux has been in the voiceover industry for nearly three decades and is one of the most highly regarded voice over artists in Québec. “Alain is very talented. He has a strong mature voice. He's very professional in that he takes direction well,” says Hugo Léger of BOS Advertising. “And he also has a good sense of humour. For sure, he's one of the top voice-overs in Québec.” Cadieux is French/English

D23 Celebrates 20th Anniversary of DISNEY’S THE ROCKETEER at Historic El Capitan …

For Disney fans and movie buffs alike it’s time to grab the helmets and prepare to take flight once again! On June 21, 2011, come relive the action and fun of Disney’s 1991 adventure-fantasy The Rocketeer at the legendary El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood as D23: The Official Disney Fan Club celebrates the 20th anniversary of this Disney film favorite. Film director and writer Kevin Smith will host a panel
04-29-2011 | Arts & Culture

Bellagala Features Five Event Center in Site Spotlight of the Week

Bellagala, a local wedding service company with a number of talented Minneapolis wedding photographers on staff, is featuring a Twin Cities wedding venue in their “Site Spotlight of the Week” album. The Facebook album features several real weddings at Five Event Center shot by Minneapolis wedding photographers. Five Event Center is a unique venue located in downtown Minneapolis. Located in the historic Minneapolis Fifth Precinct built in the 1800's, their

Reiki Master And Author Carlos Gutierrez Releases New Book, 'Wisdom In Action'

Carlos Gutierrez, Life Counselor, Reiki Master and author has released 'Wisdom In Action', a work designed to assist readers in healing body, mind, and soul. Gutierrez has been practicing and teaching spiritual healing for over thirty years in over thirty countries around the world. He provides his clients and students with extraordinary wisdom to guide them through their soul's journey. His deep understanding and positive outlook encourage people to find

Sentimetrics, A New Design Concept by Kikos Papadopoulos

Kikos Papadopoulos “Sentimetrics” Kikos Papadopoulos official design career begun as a furniture designer when he was 21 years old; his first sofa called “OKTO” was exposed at the “Salone Internazionale del Mobile” in Milan (1988). In the year 1992 Kikos earned his Bachelor in Int’l Economics degree from the University of Perugia (IT), one year later he received a degree in Journalism for the University of Urbino (IT). In the

Norway Is The New Scotland - Award Winning Historical Romance Author Kris Tualla …

The field of book publishing today is not only unstable - it is being totally reinvented. Bookstores, both large and small, are closing. Ebooks have taken center stage. The number of books published annually is increasing exponentially. In this new model, successful authors must bring their product directly to the readers. Self-promotion and word of mouth are everything. Author Kris Tualla, award winning author of the Hansen series of historical romance
04-28-2011 | Arts & Culture

Gritty Debut Takes Readers into the Mind of an Addict

Future Fiction London launches Nina-Marie Gardner’s devastating account of a young woman adrift overseas, “Sherry & Narcotics.” “Sherry & Narcotics” is a gripping, sexy and unflinching account of obsessive love and addiction; Mary Cartwright is a young American in London who embarks on an affair with a man she meets on the internet, the poet/actor Jake Potter. Their correspondence quickly escalates and within weeks Mary has moved to Manchester to be

Marietta Teen Artist’s Work to Be Launched on NASA’s Next Space Shuttle Mission …

Marietta, Georgia – April 25, 2011 A hand-crafted glass bead, created by local teen artist Nick Shook, was selected by Beads of Courage to go to space and back on NASA’s STS-134 mission. The artwork, titled Rocket Ship is part of Beads of Courage and NASA’s Beads in Space project. The STS-134 mission is scheduled to launch on April 29, 2011. Four artists were chosen from Georgia. Nick Shook’s

Cincinnati, OH Artist’s Work to Be Launched on NASA’s Next Space Shuttle Mission …

(Cincinnati, OH) – (April 25, 2011) Two hand-crafted glass beads, created by local artist Shelley Batch-Morren, were selected by Beads of Courage to go to space and back on NASA’s STS-134 mission. The artworks, titled Space Station Wagon and UFOwner Eddie are part of Beads of Courage and NASA’s Beads in Space project. The STS-134 mission is scheduled to launch on April 29, 2011. Shelley Batch-Morren’s beads were selected in


Opening reception: Friday, April 29, 2011, 7 - 10 pm April 30, 2011: 11 am - 9 pm May 1, 2011: 11 am - 6 pm Duration of the exhibition: April 30 - June 11, 2011 Wednesday - Saturday, 2 - 6 pm With the programmatic exhibition title 'Die Werkzeuge gehorchten ihr sie stellten sich in Reihen auf und Steine wurden zu Staedten' (The tools obeyed her, they formed a line and stones became towns), Suse

'My Days In The Beast: Diary Of A Holy Warrior In America' Released By J. C. Cla …

Many of us wonder what goes through the mind of terrorists who wage Jihad on American soil. J.C. Clark provides a graphic and chilling description in his recent release 'My Days In The Beast: Diary of a Holy Warrior in America'. In this book, several weeks of entries translated from Arabic show the distain, contempt and hatred of America held by radical Islam. On 9-11 four groups of Al Qaeda and

Michel Montecrossa dedicates New-Topical-Song 'The Best Thing For America' to Ba …

'The Best Thing For America' is Michel Montecrossa's New-Topical-Song-Movement Audio Single and DVD released by Mira Sound Germany dedicated to Barack Obama's second term and America's way to World Unity. The song and video 'The Best Thing For America' is available via the Michel Montecrossa Newsletter. Michel Montecrossa about 'The Best Thing For America': "'The Best Thing For America' is a song and movie reminding America that a great and powerful

The Himalayas as Backdrop for Director's First Feature Film

Delhi, India - Not every first-time director has the luxury of shooting on location in the Himalayas. Director Rakesh Ranjan Kumar's debut film had a 3 million dollars budget and is one of the most expensive independent films produced in the history of Indian cinema. His epic drama with sweeping landscapes shows that "History is a witness that things seeped in violence and injustice will ultimately fail," says Kumar.

Thundril (Unity) & Dhodma (Origin) An Offering To THE TIBET FUND Available April …

April 26th – Los Angeles, CA - BFM Digital, a leading digital music distributor of independent music, announces the release of two benefit albums “Thundril” and “Dhodma” in support of The Tibet Fund. This project, conceived by producers Joshua Jacobs, president, Synaptic Fusion Entertainment and Steven Weber, president, BFM Digital and Rinchen Dharlo, president, The Tibet Fund is intended to act as an instrument of awareness toward the current plight

How Marriages Survive Infidelity: Author Jesse Birkey Offers The Key In 'Marriag …

Every year thousands of marriages end up broken and destroyed due to infidelity. As a group we are accustomed to infidelity causing the end of a relationship. But infidelity, as heartbreaking as it is, can be the catalyst that leads to a new, more fulfilling relationship. Jesse Birkey, author of 'Marriage - What's The Point?' doesn't just believe this is possible - he has lived through it and he, along

Children’s Book Author & Local Philanthropist Jaclyn Stapp to be Honored at Upco …

The May 19 Luncheon Honors Women Who Are “Bridge Builders” Within the South Florida Community BOCA RATON, FL – (April 2011) – Jaclyn Stapp, a public speaker and children’s book author, was selected as an honoree for this year’s inaugural City Year Miami’s ‘Bridge Builder’ Women’s Luncheon, being held Thursday, May 19, in Coconut Grove. Jaclyn was selected as an honoree for her accomplishing work as a children’s book author and

War Has Been Ineffective In Creating Peace In The Middle East - Laurie Pappas Of …

Many people believe that peace comes about as the result of war. Dr. Laurie Pappas disagrees. Dr. Pappas, author of ‘The Loving Heart: Navigating the Journey from Conflict To Peace’, believes that genuine, lasting peace must begin with the individual. As a follow-up to her book, she now offers practical instruction on this topic in a series of teleseminars. “Peace is a process,” stated Dr. Pappas, “something that’s obviously not going

Faberge Tea Service, Cuban Art and Oriental Jade to Dazzle the Senses in West Pa …

(West Palm Beach, FL) The market for Cuban art is very strong, competitive, and definitely mysterious in South Florida. On Monday, May 23 and Tuesday May 24 Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches will offer to collectors both locally and internationally a group of Cuban artworks that according to Gallery president Brian Kogan, “is as far as I know is totally new

Author S. Craig George Releases His Book, On God’s Path: The Unfolding Story of …

Author S. Craig George Releases His Book, On God’s Path: The Unfolding Story of Humanity On God's Path: The Unfolding Story of Humanity is an optimistic, realistic and pious view of humanity's role on the stage of creation. In this generation a variety of competing stories have been told to explain where we came from and where we are going, each story told with sincere conviction. These stories seem to turn

Fraternal Society Announces New Event to Celebrate Ethnic History

BEAVER, PA – Greek Catholic Union (GCU) announces a new event meant to educate the public on their history and culture, ‘An Evening of Eastern European Culture.’ The event will take place at both Saint Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Chapel and Seven Oaks Country Club in Beaver County on Saturday, May 7. GCU, a Fraternal Benefits Society based in the Byzantine Catholic Church and in the traditions of the Carpathian Mountain
04-26-2011 | Arts & Culture

Riderwood's Free Speaker's Bureau in Silver Spring, MD, Now Accepting Spring?Sum …

SILVER SPRING, MD (April 25, 2011) – Riderwood’s free Speaker’s Bureau is now accepting Spring/Summer speaking engagement requests from civic, nonprofit and business groups. Riderwood officials are available to speak anytime, anywhere on all aspects of retirement. “We want to provide people with information that will help them excel spiritually, socially, recreationally, intellectually, and physically as they – and/or their friends and family members -- approach retirement and transition into their
04-26-2011 | Arts & Culture
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Orion Social Media’s Pickpocket Game for Bhindi Baazaar Inc. Movie makes news - …

Mumbai 25 April,2011 :Orion Social Media; digital division of leading PR agency Orion PR has found itself in the spotlight. The Pickpocket game created by the Gaming vertical of Orion Social Media has become quite a hit on the online space. The game created for their client Bhindi Baazaar Inc. a crime thriller starring Kay Kay Menon, Shilpa Shukla, Deepti Naval, Prashant Narayanan as part of their social media campaign

Book Marketing, The 'Authors Marketing Powerhouse', Announces The Authors Show L …

Don McCauley of the Free Publicity Focus Group and Danielle Hampson of, founders of Book Marketing, announced today The Authors Show radio and TV weekly broadcast schedule. Book Marketing, branded as 'The Authors Marketing Powerhouse', allows authors and publishers the opportunity to upload photos, bios, book covers, video and book trailers. The site also offers discussion forums, segmented special interest groups and allows for event listings. Each author can develop

Call for Art - Theme Nature - Apply Now - Deadline May, 29, 2011

Jupiter, Florida - April 24, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a Juried Competition with the theme “Nature” in which 2D artists (Including Photography & Excluding Video) from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for inclusion into the Gallery’s June 2011 online group exhibition. Light Space & Time encourages entries from all 2D artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their

Author of "Oh, Beautiful" Memoir to Appear at L.A. Times Festival of Books

Author John Paul Godges will be signing and selling copies of his family memoir, Oh, Beautiful: An American Family in the 20th Century, at the 2011 L.A. Times Festival of Books this coming Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1, at the University of Southern California near downtown Los Angeles. Godges will be exhibiting his book and chatting away with Angelenos about everything from what keeps a family together to

Summa A group exhibition of photography works featuring: Amanda Hughes, Emma Smi …

Private View: Friday 6th of May 2011 – 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm Exhibition runs from: Friday 6th of May – Thursday 12th 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 12th of May: 10.00am to 5.00pm Summa presents the work of five emerging photography degree students from South Essex College. Collectively their work is

Platinum Artists Iio Long Awaited Follow-Up Album “Exit 110” Features Nadia Ali …

New York, NY…..The wait for new original music from chart topping pop/dance powerhouse iiO is over. The brand new and highly anticipated studio album, aptly titled "Exit 110", was assembled by DJ/producer/songwriter Markus Moser, and features again, Nadia Ali on vocals. Nadia Ali is without a doubt the leading female vocalist in house music. The album "Embers" in 2009, and "Queen of Clubs Trilogy" in 2010 proved her as one of

“Paper Wars” at International Poster Gallery

BOSTON, MA - International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents “Paper Wars”, an evocative exhibition of original propaganda posters of the First and Second World Wars. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public and runs April 28 – June 15, 2011, features some of the most persuasive and galvanizing posters from two of the most significant military conflicts in world history. From enticing recruitment posters to
04-22-2011 | Arts & Culture Member, Cal Koat, Helps World Beat Obtain Global Exposure

In a world of corporate media giants, voice talent and broadcaster Cal Koat has pioneered a website that caters to a small but growing segment of music lovers with specific, discerning tastes. Koat has created World Beat Canada, an online repository of music from all over the globe that is rarely heard by the general population. He has taken this small segment of the music industry and given it global exposure

Tom Chamberlain : Some Other Time

Tom Chamberlain Some Other Time Opening: 29 April 2011, 6 - 9 pm Duration: 30 April – 24 June 2011 Location: Aurel Scheibler / ScheiblerMitte Charlottenstraße 2 (in the Alley) 10969 Berlin The British artist Tom Chamberlain (*1973) engages the simplest of artistic means to achieve an unusually high degree of visual complexity

Rodney Lough Jr. Makes Earth Day Everyday with Gold LEED Certified Art Gallery

Rodney Lough Jr. celebrates Earth Day in conjunction with the 1 year anniversary of his Las Vegas gallery on Friday, April 22, 2011. Pledging to make everyday Earth Day, he designed his Las Vegas gallery to the strictest environmental standards set by the U.S. Green Building Council and earned the only Gold LEED Certification award of any art gallery in all of Las Vegas. Portland, OR, April 21, 2011 -- Rodney

Follow John R. Garland’s Wizardly Tale In The Endor The Wizard Trilogy

Follow John R. Garland’s Wizardly Tale In The Endor The Wizard Trilogy The Endor the Wizard Trilogy is a delightful tale of a wizard and his two companions, TK the owl and BW the mouse, as they travel the countryside to help people solve problems and battle the evil lord Gundermire. The good people of Greysmire live in harmony with their surroundings and work together to build a life worth living.

Ione Citrin Featured in the Light Space & Time Artist Showcase

Jupiter, Florida - April 20, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery has been very fortunate to have the Los Angeles based artist Ione Citrin participate in five different themed art exhibitions. Ione's work at the gallery shows a wide range of styles and her contemporary paintings range from abstract to realistic to impressionistic. She is now Light Space & Time’s featured Showcase Artist. Ione is an Avant-garde artist
04-21-2011 | Arts & Culture

Debbie Irwin Lends Her Voice to "WTC 9/11" by Composer Steve Reich

Debbie Irwin has been involved in the voice over industry for nearly ten years so when asked by composer, friend, Pulitzer Prize winner and fellow New Yorker Steve Reich to contribute to his new piece dedicated to the World Trade Center tragedy on 9/11, Debbie Irwin welcomed the opportunity to help out. "We had been neighbors for years, and because of the circumstances of that day for our two families, we

Script Pipeline Screenwriting / TV Writing Competitions to Award $100k in Cash & …

Screenwriting and Teleplay Competitions Entry Deadline - May 1, 2011 LOS ANGELES, CA - Script Pipeline, a full-service resource site for screenwriters and film industry professionals seeking new material, is accepting submissions for their ninth annual Script Pipeline Screenwriting and fourth annual TV Writing Competition through May 1, 2011. All entrants will have their work read and critiqued by a panel of literary agents, development executives, managers, and producers, and will

Grand Opening For Art By LaTanya Renee An Online Art Gallery

Atlanta, GA – April 6, 2011 – Art by LaTanya Renee is an exciting new contemporary, modern and eclectic online art gallery which will feature the work of abstract expressionist LaTanya Daniels. She is best known for painting colorful and fun expression with acrylic on canvas. will launch with over 25 new original collections that will be available for sale immediately. LaTanya Daniels is originally from Detroit, MI and has

False Matters – Stories improvised in the style of Philip K. Dick

Austin, TX What if everything you knew was wrong? Hot on the heels of their hit show Showdown, Gnap! Theater Projects launches into their most ‘mind-blowing’ project yet. False Matters, an improvised take on the speculative and often visionary science fiction worlds of acclaimed author Philip K. Dick. Each show will present a unique take on the psychedelic brew of Dick’s themes, including the mutability of time, reality, and identity as well

The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest is proud and excited to welcome Fine Cooking …

RHINEBECK, NY: The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest is proud to announce the inclusion of Fine Cooking Magazine as our National Presenting Sponsor for 2011. According to Steve Giannetti, Senior Vice President at Fine Cooking, “The Hudson Valley area has a rich tradition of combining its agricultural bounty with culinary excellence. Having the wineries, farms, food artisans, great restaurants, and the influence of the Culinary Institute of America in

HERLIFE Magazine, A New Glossy Publication, Launches for South Florida Women

BOCA RATON, Fla.,(April 2011) – South Florida publisher Karen Alleyne-Means has launched HERLIFE Magazine, the only glossy magazine in the area dedicated to bringing South Florida women a strong voice and unique forum. The publication, which debuted in March, promises to cover a range of women’s issues, including topics spanning beauty, career, fashion, health, home, kids, pets, travel, and weddings. The April 2011 issue features a cover story on the

MetroWest Opera to Perform Massenet’s Cendrillon in Weston, MA

MetroWest Opera has announced its fourth season of top quality opera in the Boston area. MetroWest will be presenting Massenet's Cendrillon, the classic story of Cinderella, sung in French with English supertitles. Weston, MA, April 18, 2011 -- MetroWest Opera has announced its fourth season of top quality opera in the Boston area. MetroWest will be presenting Massenet's Cendrillon, the classic story of Cinderella, sung in French with English supertitles. Family

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