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Trafford Publishing Wishes Writers a Happy New Year

Trafford Publishing, one of the leading “print on demand” companies in the book publishing industry, recently released their book publishing specials for the whole month of January 2011. Jumpstart your publishing career right by making new beginnings and goals. Make it this year's new year's resolution to finally become the published author you have always dreamed of. If you are an established author taking the independent publishing route or a

Free Art Gallery for Local Artists Opens Doors!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             Contact: Anny Deirmenjian Image Unlimited Communications, Ltd. P. 781.721.4624 C. 617.851.9315 E.   Emily Sharp Image Unlimited Communications, Ltd. P. 781.721.4624 C. 925.323.3582 E.       Free Art Gallery for Local Artists Opens Doors! Boston Center for Adult Education Partners with Art New England to Open the "Art Everywhere Gallery" Free to the Public!     (Boston, MA) - Join the Boston Center for Adult Education(BCAE), in collaboration with Art New England magazine, as they present Boston's newest, free art gallery
01-18-2011 | Arts & Culture
PJ Art Co.

PJ Art Co. Offers New Airbrush Paints

CENTEREACH, NY — PJ Art Co. announces it is offering two new lines of airbrush paints from Createx: Auto-Air and Createx Wicked. PJ Art Co. offers the following Auto-Air Automotive Colors: Aluminum Base Course, Aluminum Base Fine, Hot Rod Sparkle White, Iridescent, Metallic, Pearl, Semi Opaque, and Transparent. These colors are ideal for custom automotive design applications and can be used with an airbrush with a needle of 0.5 millimeter or

Louis Briel - A Fifty-Year Retrospective Show of Artwork

Glave Kocen Gallery in Richmond, VA, USA will host a major retrospective show of the artwork of internationally known painter Louis Briel. The show, FACE IT!, A Fifty-Year Retrospective will run from Feb 4th - 26th, 2011. On Friday evening, Feb.4th from 6pm - 9pm there will be a gala opening reception for FACE IT! On Saturday morning Feb. 5th at 11am, the Gallery will present Face to Face!

See Your DNA in a Completely New Way

There is a new company, DNA Art US LLC (, selling original art made from DNA. This modern take on the portrait provides clients with artwork created from their own DNA. The standard range of artworks can depict the DNA of one, two, or four people but any number can be included in a wide range of styles and sizes. The Duo format displays the DNA of two people as

Haunted South Radio Broadcasts "Buried Secrets"

Even among the brightest sunshine, dark shadows can be found in hidden corners. There are few who dare to tread into these dark places, but Haunted South Radio guides the brave of heart into the depths of hidden secrets, buried pasts, and long forgotten misdeeds. On Jan. 29, 2011, Haunted South Radio will be broadcasting live from a notoriously haunted location deep within the heart of Florida. Known to most as

Mysticism and Sensitivity in Paloma Bernaldo de Quiros’ Works at Agora Gallery

Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature Mexican artist Paloma Bernaldo de Quirós in Unbound Perspectives. The exhibition is scheduled to run from February 4, 2011 through February 25, 2011 (opening reception: Thursday, February 10, 2011). About the Artist Reminiscent in texture, color palette and line to modern masters such as Pablo Picasso or Marc Chagall, Mexican painter Paloma Bernaldo de Quirós delves into the meaning of time and existence. A rustic radiance pervades

SAWEET!! Tootie Pie Company celebrates National Pie Day with Stone Oak Youth The …

WHO: Tootie Pie Company, Inc. (OTCBB: TOOT) and Stone Oak Youth Theatre & Dance Company (S.O.Y.T.) WHAT: National Pie Day Celebration WHERE/WHEN: Tootie Pie Gourmet Café (16615 Huebner Road @ Bitters): Saturday 1/22, 5pm-8pm Tootie Pie Gourmet Café (5130 Broadway – new location!): Sunday 1/23, Noon-3pm Tootie Pie Company, Inc. announced today that they will be serving up an extra sweet treat for customers by teaming up with Stone Oak Youth Theatre & Dance Company by providing entertainment and
01-14-2011 | Arts & Culture

Man to Spend 24 Consecutive Hours in White Castle Restaurant

On Saturday, January 15, 2011, comedy writer Bayan Rabbani will spend 24 consecutive hours inside a White Castle restaurant, attempting to go “Around the World” by eating one of everything on the White Castle menu. Louisville, KY, January 14, 2011 -- On Saturday, January 15, 2011, comedy writer Bayan Rabbani will spend 24 consecutive hours inside a White Castle restaurant, attempting to go “Around the World” by eating one of everything

Spirit and Soul Regenerated from Angels among us with New Spirita Book Series

A Book of Dibbles is the first of many new books on regenerating spirit and soul. Offered by Tumblebrush Press. A Book of Dibbles offers unique illuminations that defy definition. Ever gone cloud riding? Had a meaningful conversation with a leaf? You're probably a Dibbler then! Enjoy the Angels we share! Denver, CO, January 14, 2011 -- We here at TumbleBrush Press in Colorado are a group of goofy people discovering
01-14-2011 | Arts & Culture
AD 20/21

Fourth Annual AD 20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Century

The producers of AD 20/21: Art & Design of the 20th & 21st Centuries are pleased to announce the dates of April 7-10, 2011 for their fourth annual show. Building on the success of last year’s event, producers Tony Fusco and Robert Four will once again complement AD 20/21’s spectacular selection of 20th and 21st Century dealers in fine art, furniture, jewelry, and decorative arts with the 12th Annual

Medieval Faire Fans, the 25th Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire is Just Around th …

The 2011 Renaissance Faire season has begun! Alachua County Fairgrounds is home of the first Medieval Faire of the year, Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. Join the Thousands – The Hoggetowne festival is known to attract thousands of visitors each year. The Faire’s loyal patrons plot and plan their costumes, anxiously awaiting its arrival. This year Hoggetowne expects to set a new attendance record with at least 50,000 visitors. The Royal Pavilion

Susanna Majuri - Nordic water tales

OPENING RECEPTION Friday, January 21st, 2011, 7 pm ADLER - FRANKFURT AM MAIN January 22nd – March 5th, 2011 “I want to show that one can find the fantastic from nearby. Fiction blends into our life. The imaginary is in fact actual.” Stories are a wonderful thing! You can lose yourselves in them, assume a different form or personality – and yet, in every fairy tale there is a grain of truth. Finnish photo
01-14-2011 | Arts & Culture

Renowned Audiobook Producer Guest Stars On Voice Over Experts

Pat Fraley has taught and guided over one hundred and fifty performers who landed audiobook gigs last year, many of which were first time book deals. In light of this and the abundance of work available to narrators, Fraley will be taking his workshops for narration, marketing, and method of producing demos on the road. He will make appearances in San Francisco, Austin, Atlanta, Chicago, New York, South Florida and

“Herr Kahlo”: from Baden-Baden to Mexico to Baden-Baden

“Herr Kahlo” was the nickname the four Kahlo daughters gave their father, this showed both the respect and the affection they had for him. Frida was his favourite, and Wilhelm Kahlo had a great influence on her thinking and development. In 1950 Frida Kahlo herself described her relationship to her father: “I loved my father because he was good to me, he helped me. He was gifted intellectually, he explained to me my school

New Thriller: Kismet by Wayne Sharrocks

Kismet by Wayne Sharrocks This eagerly anticipated new thriller from award-winning author Wayne Sharrocks is now on Worldwide release. From the Publisher: Literary nominations thus far include Channel 4 television's Richard & Judy's Book-Club Competition, The Guardian First Book Award & The McKitterick Prize. They think that you will find this new title to be a powerful, fast-moving and exciting psychological thriller. Review: 'Wayne Sharrocks is a master of his

2012 Hahnemühle Calendar competition is now open - Abstract watercolour painting …

Since 2007, Hahnemuehle FineArt has been encouraging ambitious artists to enter their paintings for our calendar contest. Today, artists from all around the world use Hahnemuehle paper with their paintbrushes and colours. Inspired by last year’s entries, the Hahnemuehle FineArt team has now announced the theme for the 2012 calendar competition: Watercolour abstract. “For many participants of our contest, watercolour painting is not just a lovely landscape, splendid flowers or abundant
01-14-2011 | Arts & Culture


12 JAN. 2011 - Salt Lake City, UT - The ambitious I AM EQUAL photo project will make an official tour stop in Salt Lake City on its 29 city, 2011 U.S. tour at The Sheraton Hotel on 5-FEBRUARY-2011 and open the doors to people of all walks of life who are stepping up for human rights & equality in our community and around the world. “We’re excited to come

SuperKickAss opens Friday, January 21st 7-10pm

A Super Kick Ass show with five artists: Dee Chavez, David Chung, Edward Robin Coronel, Tracy Tomko, and Jeni Yang Opening Reception: Friday, January 21st, 2011 from 7-10pm On View: January 21st, 2011 – February 19th, 2011 This January 21st, WWA gallery and Industrial Squid kick off a year that will be chocked full of mind melting awesomeness with a show that can be only described as SuperKickAss. Featuring the works of Dee Chavez, The

Commission a Portrait at The Colomb Art Gallery, London.

The Colomb Art Gallery London is proud to present a new portrait commission service for 2011. Customers can now commission one of the gallery’s represented portrait painters to immortalise themselves, friends or family within a painting. To commission a portrait is appealing on many different levels; to those who appreciate unique art, others who never get the right results from studio portraits or for those who want to do

Jersey Central Art Studios To Host Plein-Air Competition & Art Sale In Cranford, …

Jersey Central Art Studios, a non-profit art organization in Cranford, New Jersey will be hosting its second Juried Cranford Plein-Air Painting Event, Paint the Town 2011 from June 7-12th. During this six-day Plein-Air competition and art sale, professional landscape painters will depict scenes throughout the immediate area, as well as from the Jersey Shore to Manhattan, making this a regional event. According to Deb Leber, president of Jersey Central

Research Finds Staff Name Badges Raise Customer Satisfaction by 12%

New research carried out in three countries has found that in businesses and customer facing staff, something as simple as wearing a name badge can make a huge and immediate difference to customer satisfaction levels. Nottingham, UK,January 12, 2011 -- The study, carried out by mystery shopping and customer experience experts Shopper Anonymous found that when a range of businesses introduced name badges for all staff, customer satisfaction ratings rose by

Alan Parsons Announces Plans For NAMM 2011 And Special Guitar Center Sessions Ap …

January 12, 2011 – Los Angeles, CA – Multi-platinum producer, engineer and artist Alan Parsons has announced his plans for this weekends highly anticipated NAMM music conference in Anaheim, CA. Alan will be speaking at multiple events and panels in promotion of his new DVD series The Art and Science of Sound Recording and his latest single “All Our Yesterdays”. Attendees are encouraged to visit Alan at the official ASSR

Light Bureau Complete Adventure Bar & Lounge, Covent Garden

December sees the opening of the new Covent Garden venue, the fourth in central London owned and operated by the growing cocktail chain - Adventure Bar & Lounge. Light Bureau are please to have provided architectural lighting design to the 160msq subterranean basement bar in Bedford Street close to the piazza. Working closely with interior designer, Sophie Hibberd, Light Bureau have produced a dramatic solution relying on some simple theatrical techniques

DSK Supinfocom presents- Kite Festival at Amanora Park Town, Hadapsar, Pune on 1 …

Experience the joy of kite flying at Amanora Park Town, Hadapsar, Pune. DSK Supinfocom presents a unique event with a traditional flavor organized by Pune Expat Club!! Come and Enjoy kite flying the Indian way on the auspicious day of Makar-Sankranti. Welcome to celebration of the harvest season and the celestial transition of the Sun into the Northern Hemisphere on the 15th of January, 2011at the idyllic Temple of Environment, Amanora

G-Note Records looking to sign Rapper Michael Barber to one album deal

Michael Barber, best known for his Motion Picture Mayhem movie-music series, is on the cusp of becoming the first signee to 50 Cent's G-Note Records. This comes after Barber released his third installment of his Motion Picture Mayhem series on Christmas of last year. His internet buzz grew rapidly with the now famous movie mix tapes, and his lack of biting his tongue had 50 Cent interested in the musician. Barber

TROUBLE in the studio recording ninth studio album

Chicago-based Doom Metal Legends Trouble are in the studio working on their latest studio album, which makes for their ninth (9th). The “as-yet-unnamed” release will consist of a minimum of 10 songs that not only feature their legendary heavy guitar riffs that have gained them a legion of loyal fans but a new creative edge. “The band is really excited about this record. We wanted to make


MIAMI, FL - Internationally renowned pianist, Gabriela Montero, will dazzle listeners and critics with her one-of-a-kind style and improvisational skills in Miami, Florida on Friday, February 11, 2011 at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts (174 E. Flagler Street). According to the New York Times, Gabriela Montero is an "exciting, brilliant, imaginative pianist - with a passion for improvisation,” and BBC Music Magazine raves, “For Beethoven and Liszt, classical improvisation

Fractured Narrative – Re-inscribing Space

An exhibition of recent works by Christie Dasher, Suzanne de Emmony, Camilla Greenwell, Andy Lacey, Isaac Murai, Zoe Panya, Stuart Scott, Lina Rukeviciute Private View: Friday 11th of February 2011 – 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm Exhibition runs from: Friday 11th of February 2011 – Thursday 17th of February 2011 Gallery Opening Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 11.00 am to 6.30 pm

Eminor 28 by Berlin based duett Turmspringer (containing remix by Laufmasche) ou …

New release: Eminor 28 by Berlin based duett Turmspringer (containing remix by Laufmasche) out now / digital January 21st Eminor 28 is a record filled with a harmonic fusion of surprising musical contradictions. In “Ooh Zoot”, Turmspringer spices up twinkle-toed minimal house with jazz-inspired funkiness. Yet they easily manage to avoid the risk of staying superficial by flavouring the tune with a unique strangeness. With “In Between 2 Cigarettes” Turmspringer

Mahatma Gandhi South African home named Satyagraha

We recently reported that the former South African home of Mahatma Gandhi was up for sale and that Coal India Limited were making their second attempt to buy the property. We have since discovered this information to be incorrect. Read original Gandhi article: The Gandhi house is, in fact, currently owned by Voyageurs du Monde Group who bought the home in September 2009 and it is not for sale. Voyageurs du Monde is

Fred Gemmell’s Large-Scale Works at Agora Gallery

Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature Fred Gemmell in Unbound Perspectives. The exhibition is scheduled to run from February 4, 2011 through February 25, 2011 (opening reception: Thursday, February 10, 2011). About the Artist Fred Gemmell’s large-scale works, painted unconventionally on the reverse side of special low-reflective museum acrylic, are inspired by moments of transcendent beauty. The work is influenced by the artist’s experiences growing up in Panama; birdcalls in rainforests, showers weaving

My – Offering Attractive Modes of One Year Free Membership

Erandawana, Pune – January 10, 2011 – It is not mandatory that to be intellectual and education only those books that covers a syllabus of a course meant for an exam or for seeking is a job should be read. It is an evergreen and valid aspect and based on these many novels and other formats of books and magazines hit the stands or even found visible on the online

Musician, Josh Tifer, Set to Embrace the Challenge of Solo Album

Musician, Josh Tifer, best known as the lead guitarist for the award winning Philadelphia metal band, Chemical Dependency, is in south Florida preparing the release of his yet untitled debut EP. He was a staple in the East Coast metal scene through-out the 2000's, writing, recording and touring with Chemical Dependency. Tifer recently went down a different musical road, producing the latest installment of Universal Records Musician, Michael Barber's, Motion Picture Meets the Wizard of Oz

L. Frank Baum wanted to write modern fairy tales that didn’t frighten children. His fairy tales, he said, wouldn’t upset them like the Brothers Grimm did. Baum’s first book, “Mother Goose in Prose” was published in 1897. It was based on stories he made up and told his own sons. In the last chapter of his first book a farm-girl named Dorothy makes her entrance.

Thomas Ab-e’s Fantasy World at Agora Gallery

Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature artist Thomas Ab-e in The Manifestation of Milieu. The exhibition is scheduled to run from February 4, 2011 through February 25, 2011 (opening reception: Thursday, February 10, 2011). About the Artist Classical yet contemporary, modern Dutch master Thomas Ab-e’s art resonates with echoes of Hieronymus Bosch, Dürer, and other notable artists of the early Northern Renaissance movement. He works with oils on canvas, having found from experience
01-10-2011 | Arts & Culture

New Lesson On The Voice Over Experts Podcast

With over twenty-five years experience in the industry Peter K. O'Connell is one of North America's top voice over coaches and voice talents. O'Connell's voice has been used in television and radio commercials, broadcast network promos and on narrations for videos and e-learning nationwide. In his new lesson on Voice Over Experts entitled "The First 15 Seconds," O'Connell teaches voice talent why it is so important to establish the tonality of

West Palm Beach Antiques Festival Schedules Largest Show of the Year for Februar …

The West Palm Beach Antiques Festival will celebrate Spring early this year with a Spectacular event scheduled for the first weekend of February. The annual Spectacular event always has huge attendance and Festival owners Kay and Bill Puchstein expect this year to be the best ever with over 10,000 in attendance. More than 1,000 dealers are signed in for the Festival which will feature dealers from all over the United

Museum Month brings half-off Admissions throughout February 2011

The San Diego Museum Council is proud to announce that its heavily discounted and sought-after event, Museum Month, is back this February 2011. During the entire month of February, individuals can pick up a free Museum Month Pass at Macy’s stores to receive half-off admission at 39 San Diego County museums all month long. Guests with a pass may bring up to three people with them to any participating museum

Rhythm of the Americas: Grammy Award-Winning Drummer/Composer Mark Walker Comes …

Grammy award-winning drummer/composer, Mark Walker, is bringing his new group, Rhythm of the Americas to The Beehive on Thursday, January 27th, 2011 for a night of jazz improvisation featuring South American, Caribbean and North American rhythms and percussion. Rhythm of the Americas was formed by Mark Walker as a way to balance the two sides of music he loves—the traditional Afro-Latin folklore of his work Paquito D’Rivera, and the expansive world

Eco-Musician Michel Montecrossa announces his 'Future World & Climate Change Con …

In his video 'Michel Montecrossa about his Future World & Climate Change Concert Tour 2011' Eco-Musician Michel Montecrossa invites to his 2011 concert tour. During 2011 all Michel Montecrossa concerts are part of his 'Future World & Climate Change Concert Tour 2011'. In his concerts one can experience great new Cyberrock and Climate Change songs, as well as beautiful Cybersymphonies inspired by the challenge of opening to a new Consciousness in
01-06-2011 | Arts & Culture Offers Ted Williams A Helping Hand

After hearing about the incredible story of the homeless man with the golden voice, is extending an offer to Ted Williams to help him get his voice over career off the ground. “We would like to extend an offer to Mr. Williams for a free Premium membership at, which will allow him to audition for voice work posted at the site by casting directors, creative producers and businesses.”

Mokhtar Fresh off Dubai Win Set to Screen in Rotterdam

Montreal – Mokhtar, a magical tale based on a true story screens at the 2011 International Film Festival Rotterdam this January in the Netherlands. The film, which the Vancouver Observer describes as “an awesome little Canadian film” had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Last year, director Halima Ouardiri was named Best Promising Filmmaker by the Vancouver International Film Festival. Mokhtar also snagged a spot on the

Wood - As a Photo Star

Recently the Cologne based photographer Paul-Jürgen Weber published some art works in the two series „Wood.1“ and „Wood.2“. The matter is wood in it's natural forms of appearance and in various stages of it's existence. Find both editions in the internet on and ...holz2.html. The all in all 46 photographs with formats of 29x39cm or 40x58 cm respectively, are available as signed and numbered fineart prints of a


To encourage Legrand connect with end users through a direct consumer connect program by creating Brand Awareness and Product Knowledge where consumers know the Use, Review, Requirement and need of Legrand’s Home Automation products as well as enjoy the process of learning the use of Legrand’s range of products in their homes. Follow the campaign on The Legrand Smart Home is a unique idea that connects users with the Legrand

Stephan Baumkötter + Rudolf de Crignis at Bartha Contemporary London

Private View: Saturday January 15, 2011, 3 to 5 PM Exhibition on view: until March 26, 2011 Bartha Contemporary is proud to announce the forthcoming exhibition of works by Stephan Baumkötter (DE, 1958 - ) + Rudolf de Crignis (CH / USA, 1948 – 2006). The exhibition will feature selected paintings and works on paper, demonstrating the distinct characteristics of these exceptional artists and their significant contribution to contemporary painting. Please join

Renaissance Faires 2011 – Top 10 Reasons to Attend a Renaissance Faire

Every year thousands of fans attend Renaissance Faires and Renaissance Festivals around the world. Here are top 10 reasons to attend a Ren Faire this year. 1. Theater – Renaissance Faires usually have a few stages set up with actors performing Shakespearian skits or re-enacting popular medieval plays. 2. Performances - Medieval faires include a variety of entertaining performances such as jousting, tournaments, dancers, musicians, storytellers, and much more. 3. Costumes - Renaissance Faire
01-04-2011 | Arts & Culture

New Warplanes in 2011

Warplanes, the company that has been bringing you handmade, high-quality scale models of military and civilian airplanes and helicopters since 1988 has gotten so much better this 2011! We are starting the New Year with a blast as we launch a new website under a new management for a better, more amusing, more exciting shopping experience with Warplanes! The site now has a new look, a user-friendly lay-out and an easier navigational
01-04-2011 | Arts & Culture

Amy Taylor Celebrates Winning Best Female Voice

Amy Taylor, a voice over professional based in the United States, is the current winner of the Voicey Award for Best Female Voice. To add to the excitement, Taylor’s daughter, Grace, also won an award in the category of Best Child Voice. Mother and daughter were elated to be able to share in this momentous occasion. “It was thrilling to be acknowledged by my peers by receiving the Voicey.

VernissageTV Art TV hits 1500th Episode and Introduces New Series

Basel, Switzerland, January 4, 2011 -- VernissageTV – the Internet's unique TV art project — just published its 1,500th episode. Since its inception in September 2005, VernissageTV developed from an ad hoc video podcast project to an Internet TV channel and production house with worldwide coverage and audience. VernissageTV travels the world to offer its audience a glimpse into the world of contemporary art, design and architecture with its "No Comment" and

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