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While most people realize the influence modern First Ladies have on the President, as well as on the presidency, few people today realize the influence, both gentle and overt, that past First Ladies have exerted. Author Feather Schwartz Foster offers a glimpse of those long-ago women in her newest book, entitled: “The First Ladies: An Intimate Portrait of the Women Who Shaped America.” Rather than

Book Marketing Announces The Authors Show Lineup For The Week Of February 21, 20 …

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

New Novel is “A Rippin' Modern Read in the Classic Style” says Top Amazon Review …

Top Amazon Reviewer, Andrew Rogers, has weighed-in with support for Lantin's new novel, "Come Here and I'll Show You". Awarding "Come Here...and I'll Show You" a Four-Star rating, Rogers asks "Is there still room in the marketplace for an old fashioned, manly adventure yarn? If there is, then let me introduce you to "Come Here ... and I'll Show You," a book that nods heavily in the direction of the pulp

Doc Watson Statue to Be Placed In Downtown Boone

The Downtown Boone Development Association (DBDA) is erecting a statue of Doc Watson on King Street in Boone. The statue is to commemorate Doc in the town he got his musical start in. Doc Watson’s only request is that the statue read “Doc Watson: Just one of the people.” In Blind But Now I See, the no-holds-barred account of Doc Watson's life and career, Doc’s experiences in Boone are retold,

Illustrated Story Teaches Children about Acceptance and Tolerance

New York City– February 18, 2011 – Bullying of the 21st century has entered the digital age. Bullies are handing in their fists, picking up keyboards, and using the Internet as the new schoolyard for bullying. People used to see bullies as those who physically attack other children but now, with the internet, cyber bullying has formed. Cyber bullying allows bullies to prey on the emotional vulnerability

Dance Classes by Avenue56dancestudios, Great Way To Exercise And Lose Extra Poun …

Los Angeles, February 18th 2011 - Avenue56dancestudios one of the leading dance studios in Los Angeles, recommends that dance is a great way to exercise and loose extra pounds while having fun. Avenue56dancestudios can help you to learn various dance forms from professional instructors. Dancing has ample health benefits. As we all know that dance is not just the movement of feet and the body, it also involves the movement of

Frida Kahlo Exhibition celebrates second anniversary (2009 – 2011)

On February 26-27 2011, the Kunstmuseum Gehrke-Remund in Baden-Baden will celebrate the second anniversary of its Frida Kahlo Exhibition. The Kunstmuseum Gehrke-Remund is an entirely privately founded museum; it is the sole holder of the license to replicate and exhibit all the works of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo; the license is granted by © Banco de México Diego Rivera & Frida Kahlo Museums Trust / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2008. In addition

Free Fonts download Award

The freshly launched download internet platform has just launched the live site on February 11th 2011 and calls for free font submissions in all categories to participate in its 2011 free font award. The most downloaded and the best rated fonts in 2011 will be awarded by the website with a couple of rewards: They will be published in the Website's very own "Free-Fonts" Design booklet, which is going

Michel Montecrossa's New-Topical-Song for the time after the revolution - 'Famil …

‘Family Of Man Song‘, released by Mira Sound Germany, is Michel Montecrossa’s New-Topical-Song for the time after the revolution. You can listen to the song on the Michel Montecrossa Newsletter. The video for Michel Montecrossa's 'Family Of Man Song' is now available via the Filmaur Multimedia Youtube Channel. Michel Montecrossa says about his ‘Family Of Man Song’: “Will better understanding come? Will all go beyond national limits and see the greater unity, the

Lena Horne Fans Worldwide Can Bid Live Online on At Doyle New York E …

Boston, MA – Artfact Live! partners with Doyle New York to offer live online bidding for the estate of legendary performer and civil rights pioneer Lena Horne on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 2pm. Beginning her career on the nightclub circuit, Lena Horne went on to achieve massive critical acclaim as an actor, singer and dancer. She appeared in the films Cabin in the Sky, Stormy Weather
02-16-2011 | Arts & Culture

To Whom Does the Stage Belong?

HEIMSPIEL 2011 - A discourse on aesthetics and practice in contemporary theatre From 29 March to 3 April, 2011, the German Federal Cultural Foundation in cooperation with Schauspiel Köln will present a six-day festival with a symposium, workshops and more than 100 guests from the fields of theatre, art, architecture and performance, as well as theatre scholars and media theorists. HEIMSPIEL 2011 will present six guest performances that are as
02-16-2011 | Arts & Culture launches new website for Artists and Craftworkers launches a new arts website to allow artists and craftworkers to display and sell their art online. The site brings artists and craftworkers together - online, to showcase some of the best arts and crafts around the world. Artwork is presented in a series of galleries which are complemented with biographical and video information about the artist and their work. Art lovers can access the site to view and

Healing Touch Pottery Unveils Chakra Healing Handcrafted Pottery Mugs

Owner and Potter, Donna Van Houten Rollins of Healing Touch Pottery unveiled Saturday, February 5, 2011 at the AGC Spring Expo in Orlando, FL a new patented signature series of healing mugs. The mug designs combine multiple healing modularity’s and are created to work with the seven main chakra energy systems of the body. The pottery itself has multiple levels of healing energy that begins with quartz enhanced
02-15-2011 | Arts & Culture

Berry Review Sound Id Bluetooth Headset Is Definitely A Good Device

SoundID sent us a demo unit of their new Bluetooth headset the 510 which combines with a BlackBerry application to enhance the functionality. The application for the BlackBerry supports the Curve 8900, Tour 9630, Bold 9650, Bold 9700, Torch 9800, Storm 9550, Storm 9530 and Storm 9520. The application can be downloaded from app world at this link. One of the things that annoys me about

Magni on Cover of Architectural Digest and in White House

Los Angeles, CA (PR Web) Feb 6, 2011 – Renowned interior designer James Magni received highest honors when Michael S. Smith chose his Jewel Coffee Table for use in the White House renovation. Moreover, Architectural Digest’s March 2011 edition features Magni’s table in a high-end Manhattan apartment with luxurious interior designs also by Michael S. Smith. Magni’s modern furniture line, The Magni Home Collection, can be found at The Jewel

Returning From War As A Sniper Can Be Arduous Task, And Author Jay Taylor, Outli …

Returning From War As A Sniper Can Be Arduous Task, And Author Jay Taylor, Outlines His Time In Return From Vietnam In His New Book, Point Of Aim - Point Of Impact Point of Aim Point of Impact By Jay Taylor Publisher: AuthorHouse ISBN: 978-1-4490-6207-1 Pages: 194 Published: February 2010 Point of Aim, Point of Impact, is one man's recollection of his Vietnam experience. That young man was a Marine Corps Scout Sniper and the book

Aussie Champion Develops iPhone App to Remember

After the amazing feat of memorising over 2000 business names and 18,000 digits from the Sydney Yellow Pages, Australian Memory Champion Tansel Ali has embarked on another adventure and developed an iPhone Application to help the average learner realise that we can all have a phenomenal memory. “Memory E-Book – The 4 Most Powerful Memory Techniques”, has been the most popular iPhone application on memory improvement, with over 17,000 downloads and

CINE OPERA (selected works) | AN EVENING WITH MICHAEL NYMAN in cooperation with …

in attendance of Michael Nyman and Myriam Blundell The 7th Berlin International Directors Lounge Meinblau, Pfefferberg Christinenstr. 18 | Schönhauser Allee 176 U Senefelder Platz 10119 Berlin Mitte Mo, 14th, 8 pm free admission “When I started there was no intention to make films or a book of photographs. It happened because I was there, had a camera and an eye and a curiosity, my own visual diaries of a distracted but persistent mind.” Michael

Violinist Elena Urioste Makes Chicago’s Top 10 List, Performs Shostakovich With …

Chicago, IL -- Elena Urioste, one of the most sought-after young violinists in the country, will join the University of Chicago Symphony Orchestra on its upcoming program in partnership with The Soviet Arts Experience, “The Decade of The Great Patriotic War,” for one night only: Saturday, March 5 at 8 p.m. in Mandel Hall. Urioste, who will perform Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, replaces Hahn-Bin,

Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company Of Chicago Revives “The Sorcerer” After 15 Year …

Chicago, IL -- The Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company of Chicago (GSOC) celebrates its 51st season with a rare production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s, The Sorcerer, a tale of love potions, magic spells, and misbehavior. Sorcerer opens Friday, March 11 at 8:00 p.m. and runs through Sunday, March 13 in Mandel Hall at the University of Chicago. The GSOC last produced Sorcerer in 1996. This infrequently produced comic tale, which predates

The Cross - I Love You - the TV Game Show Jeopardy - Effingham, Illinois

This Effingham, Illinois landmark made news by being featured on the television game show Jeopardy. Answer: What is the Cross at The Crossroads. Effingham, IL, February 11, 2011 (Straight Line PR) -- What do the words "I Love You", the Christian Cross and the Central Illinois town of Effingham have in Common? They were all featured on the nationally syndicated television show Jeopardy on January 14, 2011. Effingham, Illinois, the

Valentine Vettriano at Red Rag Gallery, Stow on the Wold

Jack Vettriano captures the romance of Valentine. Valentine is a colourful kaleidoscope of mystery, suspense and emotion – excitement and love, even sometimes disappointment and regret. Vettriano is a master in holding such moments in his timeless paintings; paintings that hint at hidden stories of romance and love and have an enduring appeal to the heart. Red Rag Gallery holds a selection of limited edition prints by Jack Vettriano, including romantically


LOS ANGELES, CA, February 10, 2010 -- Actress Ihuoma Ofordire stars as Camille in the award-winning film GOOD INTENTIONS, directed by Morocco Omari ((Mis) Leading Man). The film is set to screen at the Texas Black Film Festival in Dallas, Texas from February 23 – February 26. The film has screened at several film festivals across the country and was awarded Best HBO Short Film at 2010 Martha’s Vineyard

Bethany Reynolds to Appear at Off 7th to Sign “The Art of Romancing a Woman”

On February 12, author Bethany Reynolds will be signing copies of her book “The Art of Romancing a Woman” at Off 7th Hair Salon, 115 Mark Tree Road in Centereach. The book signing will take place from noon to 3 p.m. A portion of the book sales will go to benefit cancer research. Paula and Sal Cassara, Owners, Off 7th Hair Salon, are joining Ms. Reynolds to help her launch her

LCPC Drama Puts On Off-Broadway Hit “The Last 5 Years” in February

La Canada Presbyterian Church Drama Ministry is proud to kick of its 2011 dramatic presentations with Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown’s hit musical, “The Last 5 Years.” A hit off–Broadway, the musical is about the relationship of a young novelist, Jamie and his wife Cathy, an aspiring actress. During their courtship, the young couple journey from infatuation to dissolution amidst their personal struggles and successes. “The Last 5 Years” has

Fredrik K.B and The Colomb Art Gallery, London

The Colomb Art Gallery, London is proud to now represent the Norwegian sculptor Fredrik K.B. Fredrik K.B is a fellow of the Norwegian Sculptors Association and of the Royal British Society of Sculptors. In 2009 a jury elected him “young artist of the year” in a competition initiated by the Hotel Continental in Oslo. Fredrik K.B. Norwegian sculptor (b.1978 in Oslo, Norway) Fredrik K.B. has exhibited his marble and granite sculptures internationally for nearly a

Mezzosoprano Anne Sofie von Otter to receive the Frankfurt Music Prize 2011at Mu …

Distinction for an extraordinary voice and a multi-faceted repertoire Presentation on the eve of Musikmesse 2011 Anne Sofie von Otter is to receive the coveted Frankfurt Music Prize for 2011. The versatile mezzosoprano will be presented with the award and the € 15,000 prize money on the eve of Musikmesse. With it, the jury has not only acknowledged an outstanding voice, but also the artist's varied repertoire, which ranges from Baroque to

SIMONE DOUGLAS: Ever Exhibition

Artereal 747 Darling St Rozelle, NSW 2039 Wed – Sat 11am – 5 pm Opening: Thursday 10th March 2011 from 6-8 pm Artist floor talk: Saturday 12th March 2011 3.30 – 4.30 pm The Ever series forms part of an ongoing body of work by New York based photo artist Simone Douglas and coincides with Sydney’s Art Month 2011 Festival. Ever is an investigation of photography in relation to the sublime, excess, immateriality and


Artereal Gallery is very pleased to announce that renowned contemporary artists Ken and Julia Yonetani have joined the stable. Ken + Julia are currently collaborating on a new solo exhibition to be held at Artereal in June 2011. In addition, their Ultrabuddha will be exhibited at Artereal during Art Month Sydney in March 2011. Ken + Julia Yonetani began collaborating in 2009 with Sweet Barrier Reef for the 21st century -

Matthias Zarzecki releases biggest game yet developed at the Design Schule Schwe …

February 4th, 2011 - Schwerin, Germany - Matthias Zarzecki has just released his debut work "unstoppaball" an independent physics-puzzle game, for Windows desktop PCs. You exert physical forces on a fragile sphere, guiding it through serene environments, trying to keep it from shattering, all whilst dangerous cliffs and enemies try to stop you, ever pushing onward. Unstoppaball has been developed during the last semester at the game-design-course of the "Design Schule Schwerin"

Reading festival debuts at Taipei book fair

By Kwangyin Liu More than 40 public reading sessions will be held during the upcoming Taipei International Book Exhibition, organizer Taipei Book Fair Foundation said Feb. 7. It will be the first time in its 19-year history that TIBE has staged such an event, according to TBFF Chairman Wang Jung-wen. “Public reading became a tradition following Germany’s Leipzig and Japan’s Fukuoka book fairs,” Wang said. “In the future, the foundation could
02-09-2011 | Arts & Culture
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AD 20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Century To Honor Massimo and Lella Vig …

BOSTON MA - AD 20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries, the only annual art and design show of its kind, will honor design visionaries Massimo and Lella Vignelli with a Lifetime Achievement Award at its fourth annual show April 7-10, 2011 in Boston. For over 50 years, Massimo and Lella Vignelli have achieved renown as two of the most innovative minds in the

High Fantasy Writer R.T. Kaelin Releases Fantasy Novel, Progeny, In Ebook Format …

Ebooks and eBook readers have taken the industry by storm over the last few months. R.T. Kaelin, author of Progeny, recognizes that any author who hopes to be successful in the current book marketing environment must meet the demands of the marketplace. For this reason, he has chosen to offer his high fantasy novel, Progeny, in eBook format for the Kindle. The eBook version of Progeny hit the virtual shelves

International Summer Intensive Ballet Workshop 2011 Salzburg

European Dance Art Salzburg organizes the „International Summer Intensive Ballet Workshop from July 10th to August 8th 2010 in Salzburg (Austria) for the seventh time. The summer intensive ballet workshop provides the students enough time for serious ballet studies. The students can concentrate on improving their technique with international well-known ballet educators, learning different styles and improving their expression in dance. But this summer intensive workshop offers much more than other

1Voice Films Taking Votes on Film Poster

Independent Virginia film company, 1Voice Films, created nine different looks for their upcoming film release, For The Glory; these nine options are posted on the For The Glory website for viewers to vote on and discuss. This is an opportunity for audiences to have a part in the distribution of a film. To view and vote for their favorite poster, visitors can go to Final artwork will be chosen on

DER HUT 16 / Splatter & Memnok – Horus (incl. Miss Sunshine, Daegon and Tiari RM …

On DER HUT 16, no one less than ancient Egyptian deity Horus – the one who is above – is freed from his grave-chamber! Splatter and Memnok`s first release on DER HUT is characterized by a dark and atmospheric sound structure fostered up with a propellant solid rhythm. The original as much as the variety of re-interpretations approves one fact: “Horus” was the ultimate victor! A deep bassline and the variation

Techno stripped down to its essence: DER HUT 15 / Mike Wall - Forms of Dusk (inc …

Out on February, 18th: The dark and mysterious “Forms of Dusk” makes up Mike Wall´s first release on DER HUT and is accompanied by stunning remixes of premier league producers Daegon and Mekas. In the original, shady and compelling synthesizers open the door to a nebulous demimonde and immediately draw you into a raw and intense movie noir. Daegon’s remix explores an even darker sphere of the sea. His overwhelming soundscape with

Eminor 29 again comes up with massive minimalist techno

Out on February 25th: Eminor 29 again comes up with massive minimalist techno by Coeter One & Dubit, Scalameriya (containing remix by Re:Axis) On Eminor 29, a German and an Italian sound designer, Coeter One & Dubit, are brought together and the result is “Granatapfel” - an experimental mixture of drums and carefully quantized grooves. Its minimalistic framework is teamed up by vocoded vocals and an unique break which leads

Mannheim-Heidelberg congratulates Shooting Star Alicia Vikander

The young actress has already received an award in Mannheim-Heidelberg, now she will be presented as European Shooting Star Mannheim-Heidelberg, 7 February 2011---- Mannheim-Heidelberg is thrilled to see that the career of young Alicia Vikander from Sweden takes its course on a European level, too. For her lead in Lisa Langseth’s film “Pure” (original title: TILL DET SOM ÄR VACKERT) the actress won a special award at the November 2010

Tranquility and Symmetry in Fumitosh Kamura’s Buddha Series at Agora Gallery

Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature Tokyo native, Fumitoshi Kamura, in Matrix of the Mind: Contemporary Fine Art by Japanese Artists. The exhibition is scheduled to run from March 1, 2011 through March 22, 2011 (opening reception: Thursday, March 3, 2011). About the Artist Using simple geometric elements to create elegant designs, Fumitoshi Kamura encapsulates the gentleness, dignity and quietness of the Buddha. He takes beauty and tranquility as his mantra, and so


Liesbeth van Ginneken Dominique Bordenave 4 March – 30 April 2011 Opening Thursday 3 March 7.00 pm Liesbeth van Ginneken and Dominique Bordenave are here exhibited for the first time in this southern part of the German-speaking world. The exhibition title is inspired by the works of the Dutch painter Liesbeth van Ginneken and the French sculptor Dominique Bordenave. The artist Liesbeth van Ginneken dedicates herself to the subject of “human beings”

Thousands pledge to practice organic farming as Sri Sri visits Gadag

Bangalore. February 3, 2011: A pledge taken by thousands to practice organic farming marked the Art of Living Founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s visit to Gadag on February 2, 2011. 108 farmers were felicitated by Sri Sri for their commendable work for using organic methods of farming. Titled ‘Hasirotsava’, Sri Sri’s visit to Gadag on Feb 2, was to inspire farmers to pledge and support a vision of a poison-free land,

Chamber Music Program includes Classical Masters as well as Filipino Songs

Faculty of Children's Orchestra Society to Perform in Masterworks Concert Manhasset, NY, February 4, 2011 - Chamber music to be performed by the Children's Orchestra Society faculty at its Masterworks Concert on Friday, March 4, 2011, at Christ & St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in NYC includes compositions of Mozart, Beethoven, and Albeniz plus Filipino Visayan songs. Masterworks Concert is an annual faculty recital by the professionally trained music instructors of the well recognized from international collectors... meantime there are 800 visitors per month and the amount is still increasing. The collectors and readers from more than 70 countries evaluate the site content as always updated with current issues and various pictures of many different collectibles. "I like to thank all readers contributing with their stories, experience and pictures" says editor Tom Topol. "I'm proud that several popular websites e.g. Wikipedia, Ephemera Society of UK, Ephemera

Adelphi Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Triangle Factory Fire with Original Mu …

Adelphi University is pleased to announce a program to commemorate the centennial of the New York City Triangle Factory Fire. The program will include original music compositions inspired by the event and a special preview screening of the HBO documentary “Triangle: Remembering the Fire.” The program will take place on Thursday, March 3, 2011in the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), 1 South Avenue, Garden City NY. The evening will include

Adelphi University Welcomes National Geographic Wildlife Photographer Ted Schiff …

Adelphi University is proud to host “Animal Portraits: Images of the Wild,” an exhibition of wildlife photographs by National Geographic Wildlife Photographer and Adelphi alumnus Ted Schiffman M.A. ’68, in the University Swirbul Library Gallery, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY through March 1, 2011. On February 9, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., a reception and book signing will take place for Mr. Schiffman’s latest intriguing publication Treefrogs: Prehistoric Survivors

Storage Auctions Send Bidders Flocking to

Boston, MA – With the explosion in the popularity of storage auctions, due largely to a surge of new reality shows such as A&E’s “Storage Wars”, new bidders are discovering what seasoned storage auction-goers already know – is the best resource for finding local storage auctions. With readily available listings for over 500 storage auctions per month across the country, AuctionZip is an easy, effective and free

Spend “Winter Break” With International Poster Gallery

BOSTON – International Poster Gallery presents Winter Break, an exhibition of over 50 original vintage posters, designed to combat the winter blues with advertisements for vacation destinations around the world. The ultimate vintage poster “stay-cation”, the exhibition offers everything from pristine Caribbean vistas to snow-covered Swiss Alps. This diverse exhibition spans multiple periods and genres and includes works by noted poster design titans. The show is free

Will it be Kiera Knightley's Hour?

It is always a conundrum. Do you make sure you get tickets by booking before the press have been in and given a production a rave review or do you wait just in case the press slate it and tickets are not a problem? With London productions that do not have a specific run it is normally quite safe to leave your decision till after the reviews - a good

Jade Hendrix to play the Catalina Jazz Club

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Get Carried Away with New Artist Jade Hendrix at Catalina Jazz Club Hollywood, CA March 9th, 2011 8:00PM Get Carried Away with new artist Jade Hendrix at Catalina Jazz Club Let yourself get carried away with the Jazzy/RB sound of Jade Hendrix’s sweet soprano voice. Jade will be performing her original music from her latest album Carry Me Away at the Catalina Jazz Club. She will perform

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