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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

The Government Is Out! - Michel Montecrossa releases New-Topical-Song-Movement S …

‘The Government Is Out!‘ is Michel Montecrossa’s solidarity topical song with Egypt and the people everyhwere who fight and work for a better tomorrow. Michel Montecrossa about his New-Topical-Song-Movement: „My New-Topical-Song-Movement is there to bring to the people the songs that inspire and to bring them fast. To make CDs and DVDs, songbooks, programs, songsheets, concerts. To distribute the songs globally via internet, shops, radio & TV and get the messages discussed

The 7th Berlin International Directors Lounge | February, 10th - 20th

Meinblau, Pfefferberg, Berlin Mitte Once again this year, the Berlinale is drawing a great many filmmakers and cineastes to Berlin. In parallel and by now an insiders’ tip, the Directors Lounge, developed by Berlin artists, is hosting for the 7th year in a row its own very special kind of film festival. On the Pfefferberg, on the premises of the Meinblau Gallery, a broad audience will be presented an international offering of

Eleanor Fye Releases New Album “Love Stays On”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Eleanor Fye Releases New Album “Love Stays On” Hollywood, CA-February 2, 2011-If the names Joni Mitchell, Carole King and Mary Chapin Carpenter have any meaning for you then Eleanor Fye’s music will find common ground between your ears and in your heart. Comparisons to more modern day artists come up as well including Sara Bareilles or Norah Jones but make no mistake about it; Eleanor Fye defines her own

OnCell Systems Announces Winners of OnCell iPhone App Contest

iPhone App Channels Awarded to 10 Cultural Institutions Ten cultural institutions, from across the United States, have been named the winners of the OnCell iPhone App Contest. The winners will receive a free iPhone App Channel for one year, beginning March 1st. The App Channel affords visitors a multimedia experience complete with audio tour content, logos, images, a tour map, text captioning and GPS-navigational features. “Access to educational information is essential


A group of medical and dental students of Guy’s and St Thomas’ presents an exhibition with a medical mind and a creative heart. Private View: Friday 18th of February 2011 – 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm Exhibition runs from: Friday 18th of February – Thursday 24th of February 2011 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

Steven Farmer is ICON

Steven Farmers ICON Exhibition is nothing like anything seen before in the Galleries of Somerset. He sets out to push the boundaries of contemporary painting. The passion, depth and intrigue to this collection are truly captivating, transporting you to the curiosity of your imagination. I've had the pleasure of viewing his work at the Mauger Modern Art Gallery where he was exhibiting alongside legendary artists Andy Warhol, Banksy and Keith Harring.

Plaster casts in 12 languages - 3D Hand Design starts up freshly designed intern …

02.February 2011 – Wuppertal – On the 5th anniversary of the founding of 3D Hand Design, the specialist for hand and foot plaster casts, Michael Wartini from Wuppertal is celebrating at a very special place. On the internet! It's there, on the 25th of January 2011 the completely new internet platform will be presented to the eagerly awaiting public. And it's international! "We supply to over 40 countries" says

Massive Choir of 5700 Singers Perform at ‘Naadha Vaibhavam’

Chennai. January 30.2011: Filling the night sky, the sound of 5700 Carnatic music singers’ voices resonated in unison on Sunday, January 30th 2011 at south Chennai’s Sri Ram Gateway. Attendees at “Naadha Vaibhavam” witnessed the sheer power of music to transcend boundaries and express the voice of humanity as one. This ancient Carnatic musical tradition found renewed vigor when over one lakh participants sang ‘Krishnam Vandhe’ together. The event, organized

“Fools” For Love Take The Stage (And Screen) At The Cameo Theatre

WHO: Cameo Theatre WHAT: "Romantic Fools" Video Contest – Call For Entries WHEN: Deadline for submissions: Tuesday, February 15, 2011 In conjunction with the opening of its newest show, the Cameo Theatre is now accepting entries in a video contest celebrating the theme of "Romantic Fools". Directed by Dave Cortez, "Romantic Fools" explores the ups, downs, and in-betweens of love and relationships in a series of comedic vignettes, with actors Robert Jerdee and Nikki Young playing more

Mackingwell's Ryan McNamara And House Music Superstar Wolfgang Gartner Collabora …

Mackingwell’s very own Ryan McNamara just did the unthinkable. He created something so new, so fresh, so engrossing, it has not only the sponsoring label Ultra Records, claiming it’s one of the “most creative videos they’ve ever seen,” accredited You Tubers, licensed bloggers, esteemed tumblrs, and qualified tweeters up in arms repeatedly declaring it “not only the best video of 2011”, but “One of the greatest videos ever”. Released

Family Fun Art Fair at Queen Gallery

Queen Gallery is celebrating Family Day with our talented artist-family! Family Day is on February 21st this year and so from February 4th to 26th, 2011, we are celebrating the holiday by having a Family Fun Art Fair and we are inviting you to come and celebrate the exhibition with us! We opened our doors over a year ago and have been delighted to showcase the vibrant and diverse talent that

Ruby Gate 17 - Michel Montecrossa releases New-Topical-Song-Movement Audio-Singl …

Michel Montecrossa’s new-topical-song-movement audio single 'Ruby Gate 17' released by Mira Sound Germany is the heart-throbbing story of friends staying together to save the egg. Michel Montecrossa sings about manly thinking, hard teenage life, why some girls are worthy lying for and what it means to be a total hero if one can’t switch back the clock. Stimulated by Berlusconi’s wonder woman. The single 'Ruby Gate 17' is available at the Mirapuri-Shop. RUBY GATE

Charlotte Martin's New Album Releasing February 1, 2011

Los Angeles, CA—Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter CHARLOTTE MARTIN has announced a February 1st release for highly anticipated new album DANCING ON NEEDLES. Produced by Ken Andrews (Pete Yorn, Beck), the rapturous album traces Martin’s heartbreaking struggle with intercostal neuralgia, a nerve disorder that left her incapacitated for much of the past year. “It was the most difficult period of my life,” she says. “The pain was excruciating. I saw countless doctors, was

Discover The Musical Culture Of Eric Roberts!

Beginning his musical career when he was only 16, Eric Roberts was highly influenced by Brazilian guitar and musical culture. An accomplished Guitarist, Bassist, and Composer, Roberts’ most recent EP release titled “My Brazilian Heart” is a wonderfully tailored 6 track release. Being well-traveled and culturally diverse adds the right amount of mixture between styles and the familiarity of a wonderfully rounded experience.

Poems And Rhymes Exploring Animals, Politics, Soldiers, Faith, Love, Addiction, …

Written by Perry Ritthaler Published by CRESTON, BC, January 29, 2011 -- Poetry and Rhymes - Over 50 Beautiful Full Color Illustrations That Will Serenade the Sole of the Caring-Valiant and selfless men and women have fought and died for our country for centuries – and they continue to fight for us today. This book of poetry and rhymes exemplifies Perry Ritthaler thoughts of insanity, addiction and politics connected to life

Sixties Music Legends The Chocolate Watchband Releases New Greatest Hits CD

Los Angeles, CA – When discussing legendary psychedelic garage bands of the 1960s, the Chocolate Watchband is at the top of the list. Much to the elation of fans and music critics, this famed sixties group has recorded a new album of their greatest and most popular tunes. Recorded in 2010 at KVP Studio in Santa Clara, CA, the focus on this album was to faithfully reproduce the sound of

Grays of Westminster Wins Amateur Photographer/What Digital Camera Good Service …

The legendary Nikon-only dealer becomes Amateur Photographer/What Digital Camera’s High Street Independent ‘Gold Winner’ in its 25th year. London, UK, January 29, 2011 -- The prestigious Nikon-only dealer, Grays of Westminster, was presented with the What Digital Camera/Amateur Photographer 'Gold Winner' Good Service Award 2011, as voted for by What Digital Camera readers and website visitors. This special award was presented to Gray Levett, founder of Grays of Westminster, at the Amateur
01-31-2011 | Arts & Culture

Voice Over Experts Presents Lesson On Social Networking

Terry Daniel and Dave Courvoisier bring forty years combined experience to the Voice Over Experts podcast. Their extensive marketing and voice over experience is shared with voice talent on a new episode of the Voice Over Experts podcast on social networking. Daniel and Courvoisier present an entertaining and informative discussion on how social media and the use of online social networking tools can help voice talent promote their voice over services


(Arlington, VA)—Elevation Burger, known for its organic, grass-fed burgers and recognized as one of the most innovative burger chains in the country, recently signed a multi-unit agreement with Burger Concepts, WLL a Bahrain based company. Burger Concepts WLL plans to build 6 restaurants throughout the region. The first location is slated to open in Seef Mall, Bahrain in the second or third quarter of 2011. “There is nothing here that offers

The History of Black Dance In America

Central Avenue Dance Ensemble to present a retrospective of African and African-American inspired social dances from the 1800s to today INGLEWOOD, CA –The Central Avenue Dance Ensemble, in honor of Black History Month, is producing a 2-hour multimedia dance performance entitled The History of Black Dance in America. Directed by master choreographer, dancer, and band leader Chester Whitmore, the show will be a retrospective of African and African-American inspired social dances


Opening reception: Friday, February 4, 2011, 7 - 10 pm Duration of the exhibition: February 5 - March 12, 2011 Wednesday - Saturday, 2 - 6 pm Closing reception: March 12, 2011, 6 pm SHORT FILMS & free drinks ************************************************ Luru-Kino in der Spinnerei, Thursday, February 3, 2011: Screening of Miron Zownir's films 8 pm: Phantomanie (feature film) 10 pm: Bruno S. - Die Fremde ist der Tod (documentary) ************************************************ »SIT DOWN AND TAKE IT SLOWLY ... IT'S HARD, BUT IT'S HARDER TO
01-31-2011 | Arts & Culture
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Bethany Reynolds Signs “The Art of Romancing A Woman” at PJ Art Co. on February …

CENTEREACH, NY — On February 5, author Bethany Reynolds will sell and sign copies of her book “The Art of Romancing A Woman” at PJ Art Co., located at 1950 Middle Country Road in Centereach. The book signing will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. As the sister to five brothers, Ms. Reynolds witnessed firsthand the difficulties her brothers experienced as they attempted to romance their special ladies. In

Top Reviewers Weigh-in To Support Lantin’s New Novel

“Come Here…and I’ll Show You’ has been published for only 3 months, yet it is already receiving rave reviews from international literary critics. With over ten top reviews on Amazon, plus reviews on literary sites such as ‘Ezine’ and ‘Lunch’ it is small wonder that the book is already heading towards the best sellers lists. Come here…and I’ll Show You” is adventure novel that takes readers for a wild ride through

Philadelphia Chamber Music Society Announces Social Series Partnership with The …

Classical music and tea tasting partnership is a treat for the audience of the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society on Friday, February 4, 2011. Philadelphia, PA, January 28, 2011 -- Erik Petersons, Development and Marketing Assistant for the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society (PCMS), announced that The House of Tea will join PCMS’s Social Series for pianist Cecile Licad’s recital at the American Philosophical Society’s Benjamin Franklin Hall on Friday, February 4th at

Should Barbie Sink Or Swim?

“Should Barbie Sink or Swim?” WHO: Daena Title -- artist of the “Drown the Dolls” art exhibition at the Koplin Del Rio gallery in Culver City. WHAT: The community is invited to share their insights and personal stories about “Barbie” the 51 year old icon that women hate to love and love to hate. Come hear a panel of experts for an open discussion with Ms. Magazine scholars/bloggers Melanie Klein, Natalie Wilson,

Self-Acclaimed Average Joe, James Stroud, Has Released A New Book That Covers th …

Self-Acclaimed Average Joe, James Stroud, Has Released A New Book That Covers the History of Christian Persecution, The Logic of Faith Through Apologetics, and the Hypocrisy of “Church-ianity” vs. “Christ-ianity” Writing from years of "real-life" experience, and not just "book" experience; this book chooses to take "the path less taken," thus giving the reader a fresh and real-life view of Christianity and the world we live in today. Instead of choosing

Ron Patterson the Founder of the First Medieval Renaissance Faire Dies at Age 80

The Renaissance Pleasure Faire of 1963 was the Original Modern Medieval Faire. Sadly, Ron Patterson, the co-founder of the Renaissance Faire dies at 80. It is a sad day for those that love to attend Renaissance Faires and Medieval Festivals that are now held across the country and even around the world. Before 1963 there was no such thing as a Renaissance festival. It wasn’t until Ron Patterson and his wife
01-28-2011 | Arts & Culture

Help Support the Chicago Lyric Opera

On February 5th, the Chicago Lyric Opera will host the 27th annual Fantasy of the Opera Masked Ball. In addition to the spectacular evening, the Lyric is currently hosting an online auction at Auction items include a 3 month membership to the East Bank Club, the use of the Chicago Bulls Penthouse Suite, and a Caribbean Getaway. The online auction is open to the public and will close February

Don Presley To Auction Remaining Inventory Of Steven-Thomas Antiques And Interio …

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Over the weekend of Feb. 5-6 – Super Bowl weekend – auctioneer Don Presley will preside over the sale of the remaining inventory of Steven-Thomas Antiques and Interiors, which is closing its doors. Founded in 1979 by brothers-in-law Steven Shedd and Thomas Silk, the prestigious Orange County antiques and restoration firm has operated from the same Santa Ana venue since 1979, redesigning and repurposing antiques for
01-27-2011 | Arts & Culture

Emerald Park returns with the download-single "Reality Bites"

After the great international success of their album "For Tomorrow" (2008), the solo-albums of guitarist Daniel Jönsson (Danish Daycare "A Story Of Hurt" 2009) and Singer Tobias Borelius ("Du känner mig för väl, farväl" 2010) EMERALD PARK from Mälmö announce their comeback with the download-single "Reality Bites / Someone To Love" in a spectacular way. The expectations will be high, because "For Tomorrow" "...neither needs embedded gimmicks, nor strained efforts from

Magic & Fairy Tales, Red Rag Modern Art Gallery, Bath (from 20 February 2011)

Enchantment, magic, fairy tale and whimsy collide fantastically in a colourful first exhibition of the New Year, Magic & Fairy Tales, at the Red Rag Modern Art Gallery in Brock Street, Bath opening on Sunday, 20 February 2011. Tales of enchantment – of fairies, magic, the whimsical and the wonderful – come to life brilliantly in this unusual, engaging exhibition. The show embraces the wide variety of the fantastic and imaginative,

Major Publication on the Ghost Dance Religion, Mormons, and American Indians Rei …

After more than a decade of research and writing, the second edition of the landmark publication Mormons, Indians, and the Ghost Dance Religion of 1890 is re-issued. Bauu Institute and Press, a leading research institute and publisher of books, news, and information on indigenous peoples around the world is pleased to announce the publication of Mormons, Indians, and the Ghost Dance Religion of 1890, Second Edition. On the occasion Director Peter

Liberty States Fiction Writers February Blog Tour

Liberty States Fiction Writers is pleased to announce their February Blog Tour: Meet the Authors in conjunction with the 2nd Annual Create Something Magical Conference. Starting February 1st, Liberty States Fiction Writers will introduce the authors signing at the writer’s conference Book Fair (March 19th, 2011) on their blog: . Post comments for your favorite author, connect with other readers and writers! First week’s guest authors include: February 1st - Undead

Selection of Artists for second edition of World Art Vision, Barcelona - May 19 …

International artists are currently being selected to exhibit at the second edition of World Art Vision. The exhibition is being held from May 19th to June 5th 2011 at Real Círculo Artístico de Barcelona (Royal Artistic Circle), situated in the Barrio Gotico area of Barcelona, Spain. For 18 days, the artists will have the unique opportunity of exhibiting paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, prints, installation art, video and digital art and the

Subjects for change

A group exhibition of recent works showcasing some of the best new talent from a mix of disciplines, from photography to illustration to graphics and fashion design Private View: Friday 25th of February 2011 – 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm Exhibition runs from: Friday 25th of February 2011 – Thursday 3rd of March 2011 Gallery Opening Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 11.00 am to 6.30 pm
01-26-2011 | Arts & Culture

New Lesson With Nancy Wolfson On Voice Over Experts

Nancy Wolfson has been working in the entertainment industry for over fifteen years. She has worked as a talent manager and served as head agent for the Commercial Voice Over department at ARL Talent Agency. She is a private voice over coach and Consultant and a freelance casting director. Her coursework has been accredited at the university level, and beginners, working pros, and celebrities have profited from her curriculum in

Beehive Kitchenware Co. Debuts Original Ceramic Line at New York International G …

FALL RIVER, Mass. (August 2, 2010) - Beehive Kitchenware Co. is bringing style and innovation to this year's New York International Gift Fair by introducing a new collection. Expanding their horizons beyond their mainstay of functional items crafted of high-quality pewter, the skilled crafters will add three lines of ceramic kitchenware to their impressive repertoire. More than 35,000 attendees from all over the world will catch a glimpse of the new

Edward Bereta's "Kid with the Cape" Takes Flight--Lands on the Kindle and Nook

Hang on tight--kids of all ages!--Edward Bereta’s “Kid with the Cape” has been optioned for “the movies.” But you can get the story quicker on Amazon’s Kindle and Barnes & Noble’s Nook! Storyline: It’s the 1950’s and the “Big Red Scare” is in high gear. Americans fear that a Communist take-over of the world is imminent. Russia is ahead of the U.S. in ICBM technology. Espionage

Initial Exhibitor Roster Announced For The Ellis Boston Antiques Show Slated For …

Following their announcement that they will relaunch The Ellis Boston Antiques Show on October 13-16, 2011 at The Cyclorama, Boston Center for The Arts, the show's producers, Tony Fusco and Robert Four, are pleased to announce their initial roster of exhibitors. The show will feature 40 exhibitors of the highest quality, drawn from both past Ellis exhibitors as well as many new additions. The show

VernissageTV Art TV: Current Programming

VernissageTV expands network of correspondents. Current reports feature exhibitions in Istanbul, Miami, Poland, Paris, Geneva, and London. Upcoming episodes cover shows in Madrid, New York, Los Angeles, Vilnius and Berlin. Basel / Switzerland, January 25, 2011 -- Backed by the continuous growth in audience, distribution channels, and sponsors, Art TV pioneer VernissageTV adds new correspondents and places to its lineup. Additional correspondents in Poland, Switzerland, Mexico and Germany will open
01-25-2011 | Arts & Culture

“Imagine Me Beyond What You See” will auction off winning entry and showcase all …

Phoenix, Arizona (January 25, 2011) –The International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp) invites attendees to behold the beauty as seen through the eyes of those affected by eating disorders. “Imagine Me Beyond What You See” is an awareness contest encouraging treatment centers and private facilities with art therapists, as well as students and the general public, to work with patients to design mannequins in a way that reflects their

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