openPR Logo

Press Releases by Category Arts & Culture


The eBook Sale releases a new ‘Real-time Sales and Analysis’ section to the Auth …

The eBook Sale, an Irish owned and run ePublishing house, insists that its Authors and Writers must come first. Richie O’Brien, The eBook Sale’s President, explains “Well yes, this may be a bold statement, but it is true. Other publishers may claim to care about their writers but actions speak louder than words! Unless Authors are equipped with sales and analysis figures as well as a minimum of 75% royalties…
06-03-2008 | Arts & Culture

Voice Over Experts Podcast Celebrates A Golden Milestone

Toronto, Canada ( May 30, 2008 - Once in while an idea forms and inspiration develops into action giving birth to something innovative and new that carves a path for itself in unchartered territory. For the voice over industry last year, that spark of genius was Voice Over Experts, a podcast created for aspiring and professional voice actors that provides ongoing education and access to some of the most

New Sci-Fi Epic Released

PRISM – Exiles is the latest novel from the pen of Nigel Edwards, author of The Cookie Tin. Exiles is the story of Luke Adams, a weak individual employed as an English teacher. In the middle of his humdrum life, Luke is transported to a different world. A few hundred other souls are transported with him, pulled into adventure by the simple virtue of their proximity. The catalyst for the

'How to win Heart of your Wife' written by Gireesh Sharma released by Mrs. Neera …

Noted women activist, Mrs. Neera Shastri, and 5 Poets of International repute released Gireesh Kumar Sharma\'s book – \'How to win Heart of your Wife\'. Mrs. Neera Shashtri is Vice President, BJP Delhi State, daughter in law of Shri. Lal Bahadur Shastri, Prabhari BJP Mahila Morcha, Advisor to BJP, President Discipline Committee and holds many other designations. In a program organized at Gandhi Peace Foundation, Mrs. Neera Shastri,

Family Farm is Awarded Best Olive Oil in Tuscany

FLORENCE, Italy (May 24, 2008) – La Vialla Farm\'s Extra-Virgin Organic Olive Oil has received top honors at the 13th annual BIOL International organic olive oil competition. La Vialla Farm\'s Extra-Virgin Olive Oil placed first in Tuscany, from a selection of twenty-one producers from the region. The competition is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of Bari. Presented are the best organic extra-virgin olive oils from around the world, an international

"Epic Twist" comes to Epic Conclusion

Producer/songwriter Doug Dixon of Mind’s Ear Music and producer/artist Matthew Clay are putting final mixing touches on the new Matthew Clay project “Epic Twist”. The 9 song modern pop opera is scheduled for release this summer. Penned by Clay, his wife Tara, and Dixon, it features a unique mix of musical styles that collectively tell the tale of a star struck boy trying to make a name for himself amid

Monte Carlo hosts "Passion for Life" art exhibition supporting GEMLUC

The next Passion for Life collective exhibition will be held from June 5-19, 2008 at the two Artemisia gallery locations in Monte Carlo. The Passion for Life program supports fundraising for the fight against cancer and other important humanitarian causes, through the organization of high caliber contemporary art exhibitions worldwide. The Passion for Life program was founded by Antoine Gaber, both as an impressionist artist painter but also as a

flow – festival gives newcomers from the Danube area the chance to strengthen th …

From tomorrow onwards flow, the “Festival of Conversation for Culture and Science”, offers 80 artists and scientists from the Danube area in a three-day opportunity to develop sustained projects in open dialogues in Novi Sad (Serbia). flow targets culture and knowledge producers from ten Danube countries that are on the cusp of their breakthrough. It offers an independent platform enabling participants to sustainably cooperate. Novi Sad, site of the festival

Dominique Salm: Contemporary Wildlife Painting in New York Exhibition

Agora Gallery is proud to present Dominique Salm in United in Art – an Exhibition of Fine Art from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. About Dominique Salm: Dominique Salm’s animal portraits present a contemporary spin on traditional wildlife painting. Her remarkably naturalistic watercolor renderings of animal subjects are projected against a stark white background, which not only creates a dramatic graphic image, but conveys her modern aesthetic. Each watercolor has

Strychnin Gallery Berlin presents: The Sleep of Reason - Drawings by Laurie Lipt …

Inspired by Francisco de Goya. Opening reception for the artist on June 20th, 7 pm. Breathtaking detail is one of the most astonishing characteristics of Laurie Lipton’s work. Her large format pencil drawings are created in the same manner the old masters used to paint: hundreds, if not thousands of little lines create areas of tone – a tedious way of drawing, yet one that allows her to achieve an amount

Graeme Swanson, Capturing the Passing Scene at Agora Gallery

Agora Gallery is proud to present Graeme Swanson in United in Art – an Exhibition of Fine Art from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. Exhibition Dates: June 3, 2008 through June 24, 2008 Opening Reception: Thursday, June 5, 2008, 6-8 pm Gallery Location: 530 West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York Gallery Hours: Tues - Sat, 11am - 6pm About Graeme Swanson: Whether creating drawings, screen prints, acrylics on paper, oils on canvas, or etchings, Graeme Swanson’s

Alfonzo Blackwell is Changing the Jazz Music Game since the Great Miles Davis Er …

New York, NY – Well, you \"usually\" can\'t dance to Smooth Jazz...but Alfonzo Blackwell makes you wanna \"Dance To This\"! 2008 is the year for a new jazz order. Alfonzo Blackwell is changing the music game through exciting and provocative strategies. His latest and 7th CD “Dance To This” was released on April 29, 2008 and is heading up the music charts on a steady climb. This new Hit CD is

Queer Control Records Tours West Coast “Pass the Torch” Tour features rising que …

San Francisco, May 22, 2008 — Queer Control Records (QCR) is pleased to announce that its five resident bands will be touring the West Coast of the U.S. at the beginning of the Summer 2008. Beginning in Portland on May 30, 2008, the “Pass the Torch” Tour will continue to Seattle, Olympia, Eureka, Riverside, Long Beach, and will end in the label’s hometown, San Francisco. The San Francisco

Drawings of Wes Mills in Essen

From May to July 2008 recent works of the American artist Wes Mills will be shown at GAM Obrist Gallery in Essen. Wes Mills was born 1960 in Tucson, Arizona and lives near Missoula in Montana, USA. He became famous in the US through various gallery and museum exhibitions from New York to San Francisco. In Europe he became known to a wider public, when some of his drawings were

THE PUSSYBATS: New single and videoclip „No Romeo“

The brand-new video „No Romeo“ of Germany's finest Goth'n'Rollers THE PUSSYBATS debuts May 21st. The Clip was shot and cut by Patrick Goetz, produced by Nightfall Entertainment and Fabrik Drei Entertainment. The song „No Romeo“ will also be the band's first single, released digital-only by Black Rain Records. It will be available by June 2008 at all relevant download-stores like iTunes, Napster, Musicload etc. The title track is produced by Hahn&Hahn,

Boston Estate Comes South To Mix It Up With Prominent Florida Family

(CITRA, FL) – Turkey Creek Auctions owner in Citra, FL, Charles David Glynn, has been a busy fellow recently. He secured the consignment of the estate of Mrs. Edward F. Timmons, from upper crust Boston family, to cross the block the same time as the Camp/McKay estate, Florida’s early upper crust, from Ocala, FL. In the 1950s and 1960s Mrs. Timmons lectured on samplers, antiques and jewelry and the romance


Family Honored For Generosity to Inner-City Kids\' Non-Profit Dance Program Los Angeles, CA (May, 2008) – Two luminaries of the family law bar, veteran family law attorney Lynn Soodik and husband Stephan Wasserman, managing partner of the accounting firm Gursey | Schneider LLP, are being honored this month for their efforts to help realize a colleague’s charitable vision after the tragic loss of her daughter. In 1999, Liza Bercovici, also a
05-22-2008 | Arts & Culture

WCPE “Preview!” Features “Madama Butterfly”

Interview with Opera Company of North Carolina Director Airs Sunday, May 25 WAKE FOREST, N.C. (May 21, 2008)— announces today that its weekly program “Preview!” will feature an interview with Maryanne Talese, stage director of The Opera Company of North Carolina. The interview can be heard during the station’s Sunday, May 25 program that airs from 6-9 p.m. Talese will discuss the Opera Company’s upcoming performance of “Madama Butterfly” with


Singapore, 22 July 2008 - This July, Singapore welcomes the International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) – the world’s premier media arts event showcasing technologies in interactive and digital media. ISEA2008 will run from 25 July to 3 August 2008 and is open to all publics. Singapore will be hosting ISEA for the first time. This biannual event has been held in various cities all over the world, but is being

New Age Music Artists LaDeroute Release New Album "Soul Affirmation-Music For Be …

Asheville based musicians Ken and Amy LaDeroute, of the band LaDeroute, are proud to announce the release of their latest album titled Soul Affirmation-Music For Better Outcomes. In 1980 the couple first met when Ken LaDeroute\'s band was in search of the perfect singer. Amy LaDeroute\'s powerful, soulful voice was an instant hit during her audition and this began a personal and musical relationship that toured the United


Founder, Director of \"Westside Ballet\" and Former NYC Ballet Principle Dancer Honored For Her Distinguished Career and Contributions to Inner City Kids\' Non-Profit Dance Program Los Angeles, CA (May, 2008) – Yvonne Mounsey, founder and director of Santa Monica\'s prestigious \"Westside Ballet\" (, one of the leading ballet schools and training companies in the United States, is being honored this month for a distinguished professional dance career that has spanned seven

New Paintings from Dan Schlesinger On Exhibit June 15th

(London) - An exhibition of new paintings by acclaimed artist Dan Schlesinger will be held on June 15, 2008 at the artist’s studio in Richmond, Surrey. The show is an opportunity to see the artist’s latest work in oil paints and pastels. In his most recent series of paintings, Schlesinger builds on his spectacularly successful treatment of the Tuscan landscape, with canvases inspired by Venice’s aquatic aspect.

Brother and Sister Team Launch Free Website for Seattle Events

An independent sibling duo announces the launch of, a free website for the Seattle events community. An open invitation website launch party will be held at the Mainstage Comedy and Music Club, next to Key Arena, on Sunday, June 1st. Seattle, WA – The Seattle events community has gained a unique resource with the launch of, a free website for events in the greater Puget Sound region. The site
05-20-2008 | Arts & Culture

New sculpture by Paul Egan in berlins Bremer gallery.

A new work by the artist and sculptor Paul Egan is now on display in Berlins Bremer Gallery. The work titled “Quantum Tunneling” is a limited edition cold-cast bronze figure. The sculpture depicts a figure apparently disappearing or “tunneling” through a wall. The work, as the name implies, was inspired by a phenomenon in quantum physics whereby subatomic particles are able to move in ways forbidden by classical physics. More information


Los Angeles, CA (May 19, 2008) – Gabriella Axelrad Education Foundation, an inner-city non-profit that has for years provided free, quality dance training to thousands of underserved Los Angeles children, announced today that its 8th Annual Event on May 31, 2008 will honor two veterans of the Los Angeles dance scene. Honored will be Yvonne Mounsey, founder and director of “Westside Ballet,” one of the West Coast’s premier ballet schools
05-20-2008 | Arts & Culture

KOCE-TV debuts, "Sebastian Sidi: Live in Concert at The OC Pavilion

On June 11 at 8 p.m., KOCE-TV will debut, “Sebastian Sidi: Live in Concert at The OC Pavilion.” Sebastian Sidi is a popular Uruguay-born American musician and composer credited with defining a new music genre that can be described as classical, new age rock with a touch of Latin flavor. Sidi is self-taught on the drums, keyboard and bass guitar and plays entirely by ear and cannot read a

The First Professional Rating of Female Russian DJs 2008

May 1 saw the end of polling and the tallying of votes for the first-ever rating of top female Russian DJs. DJs Polina, Sveta and Helga were declared the winners. The best DJs of the TOP 100 Russian DJs 2007 list took part in the poll. Sixteen of them refused to submit answers and five were inaccessible for the vote, but 79 DJs did name which female performers they thought should Launches Eco-Entertainment Conference in San Francisco

On June 1, 2008, presents the first in a series of networking events for Arts & Entertainment industry professionals: SeedSource 1.0. The event will take place from 6:30PM - 2:00AM at Temple SF in San Francisco. Details are available at San Francisco, CA - May 13, 2008 -- On June 1, 2008, presents the first in a series of networking events for Arts & Entertainment industry professionals: SeedSource

Playwright Michael Reyes Interviewed Prior to West Coast Premiere of His Play in …

An Interview with Michael Reyes A candid conversation between the playwright of Over There/Over Here opening May 29th at Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro for its West Coast Premiere, and the Artistic Director of The Relevant Stage Theatre Company, Ray Buffer. Michael Reyes, Playwight RB: Tell us a little about yourself. What was it like for you growing up? MR: I was born and raised on welfare to a single mother in

So You Want to be an Author - The "real" truth behind what it takes to become a …

SEATTLE, WA - American writers are frustrated and angry with mainstream publishing companies’ strangle hold on what is printed and promoted as literary fiction and non-fiction. Opportunities for publication through traditional publishing houses are rapidly shrinking for even the most seasoned and successful author. 98% of published authors fail to ever get subsequent books into print. Agents and publishers work under tighter publishing budgets and are forced to select carefully

The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle Concludes Successful 25th Season

The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle Concludes Successful 25th Season May 18 Concert Features Special Oboe and Vocal Performances Chapel Hill, N.C. – Lorenzo Muti, artistic director and conductor for The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, announces today that the Orchestra will wrap up its 25th season with a May 18 concert featuring oboist Joseph Robinson performing Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Oboe Concerto." The 3 p.m. concert will be held at the

Green Products for Baby and Support for Women and Children in Nepal promotes living natural and green products for babies and toddlers. Bambino Land is proud to offer many fine innovative products made from organic, sustainable and eco-friendly materials. You will find clothing, toys and bedding made from organic cotton, bamboo, wool, soy fabrics — even recycled materials, Bambino Land offer only brands that aim to have minimal negative impact on the environment, use sustainable materials and support fair trade and

New Serial Killer Title By David L. – CHALK OUTLINE CONFESSIONS

Long-Awaited follow-up To OVER YOUR DEAD BODY Fails To Disappoint Fans CHALK OUTLINE CONFESSIONS (Total Package Publications, 2008, ISBN 978-09789276-1-5) by David L. is another psychological thriller that captivates the reading audience from page one to the ending credits in the back of the book. Witness each murder firsthand as the main character’s wit and cunning continue to develop with each death while simultaneously coping with her obsessive compulsive disorder.

Current programming on VernissageTV art tv - Focus on Gallery Weekend Berlin 200 …

May 13, 2008 - The current programming on VernissageTV focuses on two events: The Gallery Weekend 2008 in Berlin and the Gallery Tour (Rundgang) in Leipzig From 2nd to 4th May 2008 34 galleries invited art lovers and collectors to the openings of their new exhibitions in Berlin. Since 2004 the Gallery Weekend is one of the highlights of Berlin's art season. VernissageTV had a closer look at the following exhibitions

An online Graphic design Company Free Trial to judge their professional quality …

Bangalore, India, 13 May, 2008: Clipping Path India (CPI) is a well known online outsourcing graphic design company in India. CPI is confident about their professionalism and provides best services. If any one wants to judge CPI’s quality, CPI has offered for them Free Trial. With the free trial designer will be know about CPI’s quality. Clipping Path India (CPI) provides quality Clipping Path, Photoshop Masking, Image Manipulation, Color Correction,


While digging through a neighborhood dumpster in Boulder, Colorado, a decade ago, Tammy Bullock found an oil painting “that just looked interesting.” She didn’t know it at the time, but the painting was by Takanori Oguiss (Japanese 1901-1986) entitled \"Coin De Paris, Rue de Meaux.\" Oguiss painted many Parisian and Venetian street scenes and is well known in the international art community. No one knows how the valuable painting ended

Low cost Photoshop masking services are offered by Color Experts International

California, 10th May, 2008. Color Experts International is now supplying various types of Photoshop Masking services in a very low cost. Alpha Channel Masking, Advanced or Complex Layer (Hair & Fur) Masking, Photoshop Transparency Masking, Translucent Image Masking, Photoshop Collage Masking are among them. This kind of masking are typically used for back ground removing or for further editing of an image in various conditions. Color Experts International is a

"Art Emotions" by Ray wilkins

Ray Wilkins professional Artist, Coach and Songwriter has just released his new Art blog \"Art Emotions.\" He believes that by selling his Art online or through his studio in Belgium, bypassing galleries he can offer not only better prices but also a better relationship to the buyers and art collectors. The blog is based on the principle of daily paintings this means that Wilkins aims to paint a new

MFA Nets Mary Todd Lincoln Jewelry at Kaminski’s

(Beverly, MA) - Kaminski Auctions’ Spring Fine Art and Estates Auction, held April 26-27 under the tent at Kaminski Auctions in Beverly, was a success, with many items selling well above original estimates. An impressive array of antiques, collectibles, furniture, decorative accessories and jewelry hailed from estates in Salem, Hamilton, Swampscott and beyond. (All prices reflect a 15% buyers premium) A remarkable 3-piece suite of jewelry, previously owned by
05-09-2008 | Arts & Culture

Marc Cashman Identifies 5 Areas of Active Listening in New Voice Acting Podcast

Voiceover coach Marc Cashman instructs the Voice Over Experts audience on listening objectively to help bring their voice-acting careers to the next level. Toronto, Canada (VOICES.COM) May 7 – Marc Cashman, award-winning voice actor and voiceover coach, is featured this week on the Voice Over Experts Podcast, podcasts. , the top educational podcast for aspiring and professional voice actors around the world. Marc Cashman is the owner of Cashman Commercials

Emily Wardill is the first laureate of the Follow Fluxus – After Fluxus grant

The first ever Follow Fluxus – After Fluxus grant for young contemporary art called by the Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden and the state capital of Wiesbaden and doted with 10.000 € goes to British video and performance artist Emily Wardill (*1977 Rugby, UK) . Following sources of philosophy, science and culture, Emily Wardill recomposes text and image material from the history of ideas--such as the motives of medieval church windows or theoretical

The National Comedy Theatre Is Working "Overtime"

The National Comedy Theatre of San Antonio – the Alamo City's longest running competitive improv show – invites audiences to join them at their new home, The Overtime Theater, for a night of “good, clean fun” (Austin American-Statesman). WHEN: Every Friday, 9:30 PM WHERE: The Overtime Theater, 1216 West Avenue (between Olmos and Hildebrand) DETAILS: The National Comedy Theatre of San Antonio began performing at the Overtime Theater in March 2008; for the company's founder,

The First Sandcastle: A Novel by M. E. Delgado

\"A mesmerizing novel you always seek yet seldom find. Simply a must read.\" -- Symphony Book Reviews \"Will touch your heart from beginning to end. An intimate glimpse of what storytelling should be.\" -- University Café Readers Group \"The First Sandcastle\" clearly documents Delgado\'s impressive gift for storytelling. -- Midwest Book Review Marlo Clemente is confronted with continuous turmoil at home. His father\'s boisterous views of women haunt him, as he is told

The eBook Sale partners with Raider Publishing International

The eBook Sale, a relatively new eBook store online for almost 8 months, is both Irish owned and ran. Richie O’Brien, The eBook Sale’s President, explains “To date, we have concentrated on delivering information products, website templates and software packages to our customers but also have a goal to publish and promote quality fiction and non-fiction novels.” Raider Publishing ( was founded in 2005 by Authors and for Authors... and
05-07-2008 | Arts & Culture

WCPE “Preview!” Features Oboist Joseph Robinson

Interview to Air May 11 WAKE FOREST, N.C. (May 6, 2008)— announces today that its weekly program “Preview!” will feature an interview with oboist Joseph Robinson. The interview can be heard during the station’s Sunday, May 11 program that airs from 6-9 p.m. ET. During the program, Robinson will discuss with “Preview!” host Deana Vassar his 27-year career as Principal Oboe with the New York Philharmonic. In addition, the two

Hijinx Entertainment to Win Grand Prize

New York, NY, May 6, 2008 - Hijinx Entertainment, the New York City booker of comedians, magicians and variety artists for corporate events and parties stunned the world of show business by announcing it will win a Grand Prize in a soon to be concluded eBay auction. Hijinx, know for creating unusually fun entertainment for parties and special events, preemptively announced the big win at their downtown Manhattan headquarters on Tuesday,

Free Templates Online – Top 10 Leader Among Free Web Templates Resources Was Red …

Free Templates Online, the most complete resource of easy customizable free web templates, has freshened up its look and improved some functional features. Brooklyn, N.Y., May, 2008 -- Free Templates Online, the project for those who are starting up or renewing a website, has announced the site's redesign launching. Along with the new up-to-date design, several advanced options have been enabled to make peoples' stay on Free Templates Online more

Long Time Coming: Minnesota's Sesquicentennial

Recording Minnesota's history through scrolls of watercolor, and pen & ink by David Malcolm Scott The year of statewide celebration of Minnesota's sesquicentennial includes a special exhibit at the Nina Bliese Gallery in the financial district of Minneapolis. David Malcolm Scott is creating a new body of work in recognition of the 150th birthday of Minnesota's statehood. The subjects of his art span from a detailed view along the Mississippi by

Les McGehee "Plays Well With" San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – Les McGehee is well known as someone who “Plays Well With Others”. Now, the founder of the National Comedy Theatre (NCT) is bringing his hit comedy show of the same name to San Antonio. \"Plays Well With Others\" is based on McGehee’s book, \"Les McGehee Plays Well With Others: A \'Grown-Up\' Handbook of Improvisation and Play\'. The book, published in 2007, is the product of

VERMONT THIS SUMMER - Professional Opera and Theater

VERMONT (Mad River Valley & Greater Burlington) – A summer escape to the Green Mountains of Vermont is simply good for the soul. The air is clean, the food is locally grown, and the entertainment is world class, yet relaxed. Two of this season’s best bets offer professional opera and theater in the Mad River Valley and Greater Burlington areas of Northern Vermont. The Green Mountain Opera Festival is

Go To Page:    141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150