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Christian children’s author says the best way to make Bible real to kids is to m …

“We need to meet our children where they are in their lives right now,” Ruth Willms says. “After all, that’s what our heavenly Father did for us. He met us in our human form by sending us Jesus in human form.” Willms’ recently published children’s novel, The Lion Tree, teaches modern-day lessons from the Bible stories of Job, Jonah and the Whale, and Brave Queen Esther. The novel has drawn some

Gamut Control Signs Canvas by Canvas, a Unique Association of 11 Texas Artists

(IRVING, Texas – 31 October, 2007) Gamut Control, of Irving, Texas, a fine art reproduction publisher, printer and marketing company, who produce and sell high quality, limited edition prints for the many successful contemporary artists they represent, is pleased to announce the addition of Canvas by Canvas to their portfolio of artists. Canvas by Canvas is a group of 11 strong women with diverse backgrounds who take a vision of

Flint River Gallery releases new works by Georgia Artist Janice Rentz

New landscape Series focuses exclusively on the South Georgia Landscape. Janice Rentz, of Albany, Georgia, has released eighteen new South Georgia paintings. Last summer she spent many hours driving the country roads outside Bainbridge, Georgia, where she was born and raised. Janice is a founding member of the Firehouse Co-operative Gallery located in downtown Bainbridge. Initially planning to paint only a few pieces, she was so

"Tutankhamun's Cook Book" - A Study on Ancient Egyptian Recipes

A new cook book featuring ancient Egyptian food recipes is released. “Tutankhamun’s Cook Book” is a beautiful and delicious study of food history. This unique book is bursting with ancient Egyptian and culinary treasures. “Tutankhamun’s Cook Book” is the first of a new concept of popular and colourful cook books, “Cooking the Past”, based on accurate historical evidence. Every page is alive with images of Tutankhamun that combine with fascinating dishes

RAANDESK® UNITES ART & FASHION IN “LIGHT & LINES”

New York, NY – The Raandesk® Gallery of Art joins designer Kathlin Argiro to unite art and fashion. Photographs by Jennie Barrese will celebrate color and sinuous design, while the drawings and paintings of Jason Bryant capture texture and detail, and Jee Yun Lee\'s works on paper embrace fashion\'s femininity and softness. Fashion unifies with the works through the inclusion of pieces from Kathlin Argiro’s current collection. The

SOUTH OF PICO receives GRAND JURY PRIZE

11th ANNUAL AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS “SOUTH OF PICO” GRAND JURY PRIZE FOR BEST PICTURE, AND AWARDS “PICO” ACTOR HENRY SIMMONS BEST ACTOR AWARD. SOUTH OF PICO also awarded Heineken Red Star Award for “Originality, Innovation and Vision.” (Los Angeles, California- October 29th, 2007) – The Eleventh Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF), sponsored by HBO, Kodak, and Blockbuster among others, has awarded AFI graduate Ernst Gossner’s writing and directing
10-30-2007 | Arts & Culture
QM4G

Founders of LiveAuctioneers.com, industry experts launch Style Century Magazine

NEW YORK – QM4G Media in Oct. launched a new digital publication called Style Century Magazine, which showcases interior and exterior environments through art, design elements and decorative objects from all eras. The publication is a product of LiveAuctioneers.com founders, Julian Ellison and John Ralston, along with art and antique industry veterans Catherine Saunders-Watson and Jim Bunte. Together, the four are partners in QM4G Media, which also launched the digital

Art 2live4 Gallery presents a sales exhibition in Frankfurt/ Main, Germany

Art 2live4 Gallery, one of the leading German online galleries, has announced a collaboration with the second hand furniture store „sumsum Office Moebility“, former “Used Office Warehouse” (U-O-W) just this week. The numerous sumsum Office Moebility stores in Frankfurt/ Main (x 2), Cologne, Butzbach, Mannheim and Koblenz will be showing exclusive and individual photo art of various national and international artists. The art works are printed in limited editions on high

NEW THRILLER CHALLENGES EVANGELICAL VIEW OF BIBLE

NAPLES, FLORIDA -- In his latest thriller, The Identity Factor, Kansas-born, Australia-based novelist James Houston Turner has taken issue with the commonly held evangelical view about the origin of Genesis. \"Traditionally credited to Moses, Genesis is actually a collection of more ancient documents,\" says Turner, who holds a Master\'s Degree in History from the University of Houston Clear Lake, where he uncovered what he describes as the key to one

St. Augustine Art Galleries Sponsor Free Friday Art Walks For Art Lovers

St. Augustine, FL –The art galleries of St. Augustine will sponsor no cost, self guided monthly Art Walks, featuring the finest collection of eclectic Art in North Florida. Recently selected by the Orlando Sentinel readers as their favorite weekend getaway, St. Augustine is popular with art lovers during its “First Friday Art Walk” weekends. The Art Walk (http://www.getaway4florida.com/artwalk) takes place from 5-9 pm on the First Friday of each

Frank Rothkamm Loses Vintage Musical Equipment In Witch Fire

Los Angeles - Wildfires raging across Southern California destroy Frank Rothkamm's archive of vintage electronic musical equipment, the same equipment used to create LAX, his newest CD, scheduled to be released this month. Mik Adams, long-time resident of Ramona, California, and keeper of the Frank Rothkamm archive, barely escaped with his life when the Witch Creek Fire destroyed his home and studio. There was no time to save hardware or

INSPIRATION SOUNDS ANNOUNCE FUNKED UP PERCUSSION

Funked Up Percussion is the first release from the Inspiration Sounds download label. They have another five titles in development which are also due for imminent release via download. Funked Up Percussion features 210MB of downloadable Percussion Loops and Samples performed exclusively by one of the UK\'s leading percussionists. This is the first release from the Inspiration Sounds download label. Contents: 414 loops, 66 hits and 9 percussion rolls. Tempos range from

Acclaimed Author To Speak About Surviving Cancer

Novelist James Houston Turner has been receiving \"sweet sixteen\" anniversary wishes from all over the world, but his journey has not been easy. \"The last sound I remember was the metronome of the heart monitor,\" recalls James Houston Turner, whose latest geopolitical thriller, The Identity Factor, has just been launched on Amazon.com. \"The tumor was the size of an orange. It was spreading quickly. If I lived, I knew life would

YOUNG CESAR NOMINATED FOR 6 AWARDS AT THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL

American World Pictures will feature film at AFM 2007 LOS ANGELES– American World Pictures (AWP), a prolific high-profile force in the international marketplace, is proud to announce that Young Cesar, which will be featured at the American Film Market 2007, was nominated for six awards at the upcoming American Black Film Festival. The American Black Film Festival, www.abff.com, has nominated Young Cesar in the following categories. The Heineken Red Star

ALL STAR CAST HEADS UP NEW ALAN CUMMING FILM "GHOST WRITER"

LOS ANGELES– American World Pictures (AWP), a Los Angeles based independent motion picture distribution and production company, lands International distribution rights to Ghost Writer (a.k.a Suffering Man’s Charity), staring Alan Cumming (X2) and David Boreanaz (Bones). In Alan Cumming's solo directorial debut Ghost Writer, Cumming plays John Vandermark, a failed composer turned music teacher with a weakness for impoverished young men of great aspirations. When handsome dilettante Sebastian St.
10-24-2007 | Arts & Culture
Voices.com

Kid’s Voice Acting Coach Sunday Muse Teaches How to Become a Cartoon Character

Toronto, Canada - October 23 – Sunday Muse, Canadian voice actor and teacher specializing in character voice acting instruction for children, is featured this week on the Voice Over Experts Podcast, http://podcasts.voices.com/ , the top educational podcast for beginner and professional voice actors around the world. The versatile voice talents of Sunday Muse have been heard on popular cartoon series such as Rolie Polie Olie, Angela Anaconda, Jo-Jo’s Circus,

Artist Michele Pred incorporates new cell phone technology with art

California Artist Michele Pred incorporates new cell phone technology with art in Oakland Gallery CODE SWITCHING October 20 - November 18, 2007 RECEPTION: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2007 6-9 PM SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — October 23, 2007 – Artist Michele Pred will be unveiling her latest work at Swarm Gallery in a group show in Oakland, CA. The new piece utilizes Semacode, a software program that allows cell phones to read 2D barcodes. The cell

Latin Comedian Leaves Mark on Long Island

October 23, 2007 - New York, N.Y. – Award-winning comedian and singer Jade Esteban Estrada earned a standing ovation for his performance of his self-penned solo musical comedy ICONS: The Lesbian and Gay History of the World, Vol. 1 on Saturday, October 20, 2007 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Huntington in Huntington, New York. The Comedy Central star was the headlining entertainment for the Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of
10-22-2007 | Arts & Culture
GIC

Impressions of Asia through the Eyes of International Watercolor Artist David B. …

Hong Kong, China, – Internationally recognized watercolor artist, David B. Goldstein, launches his newest impressions of his journeys throughout Asia, which infuses Eastern subject matter with a Western style, at a World Premiere Solo Exhibition titled “Beaches, Boats, Waves and Water, Impressions of Asia through Western Eyes” at The Fringe Club’s Economist Gallery from November 6-13, 2007. From the outer islands of Hong Kong, the beaches of Thailand, the stilt
10-21-2007 | Arts & Culture
BIFAS 2007

11th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show

The 11th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS) takes place Thursday - Sunday, November 15-18, 2007 at The Cyclorama at The Boston Center for The Arts (BCA). BIFAS is the only art fair of its kind in New England, and features 40 outstanding galleries from the United States and Europe, offering both traditional and contemporary fine art. Close 4,000 people attend the show, which saw sales estimated

SOLD RECORDS / “DNA ORCESTRA – I ALWAYS KNEW”

The first release out on Sold records on the 2nd November 2007, comes from a group called the DNA Orchestra. With previous releases out on Azuli they know how to create a true musical statement. The track “I always knew “ is a deep and very powerful piece. It has a bass line which will rock any sound system and a vocal line by Kate Smith which is both enchanting and
10-18-2007 | Arts & Culture
WOAMG.tv

WOAMG.tv and Scion try to preserve Hip-Hop as a culture by producing a mash up o …

Providence, RI, October 17th, 2007 — WOAMG.tv in association with Scion present internationally known spoken word artist featured on DEF Poetry and LIVE at the Apollo in New York city, “Oveous Maximus”. Also performing Rhode Island native Swann Notty and hosted by Chachi of BEATBOX Studios. This event will showcase the areas various talents in poetry, rap and visual arts on one stage in downtown Providence at the Xxodus Café

Shipwreck artifacts, currency, stock certificates, ephemera and obsolete notes

Manhattan, New York – October 13, 2007 – Everyone at R.M. Smythe & Co., Inc., (smytheonline.com) is going to have a very busy week starting October 29th 2007 in what can only be described as a frenzied whirlwind of auctions. They will offer a exciting suite of four consecutive sales to include; coins and artifacts from the 1784 shipwreck of the El Cazador on Oct. 30th; paper money & stock

Sea Scapes by Bruce Brand

Scheduled to run from October 26 through November 15, 2007 Opening Reception: Thursday, November 1, 2007, 6-8 pm Gallery Location: 530 West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York 10001 The public is invited to participate in the event Bruce Brand's art has always been about inner struggle and a search for understanding and peace. In the 1960s his work was created out of anger, confusion, and disillusionment against the backdrop of the war in Vietnam.

Paul Pagk at Markus Winter in Berlin

PAUL PAGK - to K from P with love Paintings and Drawings 26th of October to 22th of December 2007 Opening: 26th of October 7 pm Markus Winter is pleased to present a group of abstract paintings by New York based artist Paul Pagk. At first glance, Paul Pagk’s abstractions could be mistaken for being minimal. Their language is rooted in geometry in the sense that delicate lines embedded in flat color planes define

Wooop.com announces exhibition “Pioneers of photography”

HAMBURG – The World of Oilpainting GbR announces “Pioneers of photography”, an online exhibition shown on wooop.com with more then 1000 historically photos from the beginning of the photography. “The early photographers such as the atelier Nadar had a profound impact on society, modern culture and advertising methods. Our exhibition “Pioneers of photography” illustrates all the ambivalence of this rising new technique as well as the whole range of topics of

Michael Huggan, APRS, Announces his 2008 African Wildlife Calendar

Award-winning Photographer, Michael Huggan, Releases 13 Stunning Photos from his African Wildlife Collection in his 2008 Calendar Alton, Hampshire, UK: Michael Huggan, an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society and winner of this year’s Royal Photographic Society’s Travel Group Digital Section Gold Medal, has produced an African wildlife calendar for 2008. The calendar comprises 12 stunning shots – one for each month of the year plus the cover photo – all taken

Buddha’s wisdom meets urban life

Liverpool, October 2007: While the City is celebrating its 800th birthday, Liverpool’s buddhists are inviting everyone to a series of events that showcase the heritage of their 2500 years old tradition and explore how its wisdom blends with the modern, urban life of the City. Under the headline “Buddhist Autumn in Liverpool – Buddhism in the 21st Century”, the Diamond Way Buddhist Centre is organising a series of events that present

Local Photographer Wins International Photography Competition

October 12, 2007, Reston, VA. Rodney Lough Jr. of Happy Valley, Oregon is a winner in the Nature’s Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards 2007 competition. His image titled Worldly Wonder won first place in the Landscape category. One of the most prestigious photo contests in the world, drawing over 17,000 entries from photographers in 26 countries, the NBPWSRI Awards competition showcases the very best in

Kaminski’s Second West Coast Auction a Success

(West Hollywood, CA) - Kaminski Auctions’ Los Angeles Estates Auction, held on October 3, 2007 in West Hollywood, was a smashing success. This exciting auction took place at the Hollywood American Legion Post 43 and attracted bidders from across the region and online to compete for a distinguished array of consignments. This event marks Kaminski’s second California auction since the launch of their San Diego operations last Spring.
10-12-2007 | Arts & Culture
Voices.com

Voice Illustrated Blog Explains the Voice Over Industry with Pictures

Toronto, Canada, October 12 – If the axiom “a picture is worth a thousand words” is applicable to the use and study of the human voice, the newly appointed graphical hotspot of the voice over industry, Voice Illustrated, competently communicates important objectives on behalf of voice actors and the voice over community at large through highly innovative images and creative concepts as portrayed in each topic posted. To serve people who

Brotherly Love Productions Announces Toots and The Maytals

Delray Beach, FL – Thursday, October 12, 2007 – The South Florida music scene just got much hotter with Brotherly Love Productions on deck. Recently incorporated, Brotherly Love Productions announces Toots and the Maytals to appear at Delray Beach’s City Limits Sunday, October 28, 2007. Bringing sounds of the Caribbean and energetic souls to the dance floor, Toots and the Maytals is sure to draw a crowd. “I look

UNIVERSAL RECORDS MOTOWN RECORDING ARTIST SABRINA SLOAN STARS IN RAY CHARLES LIV …

Los Angeles, CA (October 11, 2007)— In addition to recently recording her new album with Universal Records Motown, Sabrina Sloan (American Idol Season Six) will be starring in the new musical Ray Charles Live! at The Pasadena Playhouse. Sloan will be playing Margie Hendricks, a prominent role brilliantly played by Regina King in the film “Ray.” Directed by Sheldon Epps, Ray Charles Live! is based on the book by

Of Dead Hares and Other Things

Hamburg, 09 October 2007, (kk) - Adriaen van Utrecht’s “Küchenstillleben mit erlegtem Wild und Gemüse” [“Kitchen Still Life with Game and Vegetables”], carrying an estimate of € 40 000-60 000, is one of the important works to be sold at the Ketterer Kunst auction of Old Masters & Art of the 19th Century / Marine Art to be held in Hamburg on 27 October 2007.

Thailand’s 1st Italian Design Institute Kicks off Inaugural Year with Student We …

Accademia Italiana, Bangkok’s newest design institute, recently celebrated the start of its first academic year with a welcoming party for its Thai and international students. Located in the H1 plaza in the sophisticated Soi Thonglor district, AI took advantage of the relaxed atmosphere to introduce students from Thailand, UK, USA, Japan and other countries around the globe to its accomplished faculty of designers. The party follows a grand opening ceremony
10-12-2007 | Arts & Culture
Voices.com

Voice Over Coach Bettye Zoller Finds Inspiration in Supermarkets

Toronto, Canada, October 9 – Bettye Zoller, voiceover coach, voice talent and author, lectured on the subtleties of honing an individual’s acting or voice acting craft by being attentive and observant in the most universal of people watching places on earth, the local supermarket or grocery store. Voice Over Experts, http://podcasts.voices.com , is the most downloaded industry podcast that features the best teachers of voice acting from around the world,

Online “Virtual Orchestra” announces its first semi-annual Young Composers Compe …

Using the power of the “digital orchestra”, Maine-based My Own Orchestra offers amazing opportunities to young composers to create new and exciting orchestral in with this, their first semi-annual Young Composer's Contest. My Own Orchestra is offering amazing incentives to young composers to write new orchestral music. The grand prize includes $500 in cash, a recording contract, a professionally recorded CD of the composer's music and worldwide distribution of the winner's

International Team Publishes "Panthea Obscura" Issue #2

BURLINGTON, VERMONT October 8, 2007 – Mike Luoma proudly announces the release of Issue Two of Panthea Obscura on October 17th, 2007! Panthea Obscura is a four-issue comic book mini series created and written by Vermont’s Luoma and illustrated by Argentine artist Juan Carlos Quattordio and published by Luoma through the revolutionary online print on demand provider Lulu.com. Panthea Obscura tells the story of the old gods, now returned. The

Strychnin Gallery Berlin presents the art project GOLDMINE SHITHOUSE

Strychnin Gallery Berlin presents the American artists DAVID HOCHBAUM, TRAVIS LINDQUIST & COLIN BURNS and their art project “GOLDMINE SHITHOUSE” Location: Strychnin Gallery, Boxhagener Str. 36, 10245 Berlin T-Shirt Party: November 16th 2007, 7:00 p.m. Vernissage: November 23rd 2007, 7:00 p.m. Project period: November 12th - December 13th 2007 The artist collaborative “The Goldmine Shithouse” (GMSH) was created in 2003 by American artists David Hochbaum, Travis Lindquist and Colin Burns. An art idea

Ras Nas - Oslo World Music Festival, 03 November. Norway

Ras Nas, (rasnas.kongoi.com), a musician and poet from Tanzania is one of the artists at this year’s Oslo World Music Festival. The Festival, one of the biggest in Scandinavia in World Music genre, takes place in Oslo, Norway from 30th October – 04th November. This year’s Oslo World Music Festival theme is “Strong Women Voices” and female artists from different corners of the world are well represented. The Spanish flamenco artist

Gerhard Höberth, Wasserburg am Inn/Germany and Webism - Digital Fine Art Exhibit …

Gerhard Höberth / Ingrid Kamerbeek and 22 Webists from all over the world exhibit in Wasserburg am Inn/Germany... Gerhard Höberth, artist, author and Webist from Wasserburg am Inn/Germany is a member of the \"Webism Group of Worldwide Artists\" with its headquarter located in Sonthofen, Bavaria/Germany as well as member of the board of directors of renown Wasserburg art society \"AK68\". Höberth born in Vienna/Austria is the initiator and curator of

From New York to Munich or from Emil Nolde, Edvard Munch and David Hockney to Ca …

Ernest Rathenau Verlag back in Germany to première new programme on 15 October 2007 at the Florian Walch Gallery in Munich Munich, 1 October 2007 – They have come directly to Munich from New York to join forces here: the renowned Ernest Rathenau Verlag New York/Munich is launching “Streetprints 2000-07” featuring the internationally working artist Caro Jost as their first art book produced under new owner Robert Ketterer, owner of
10-04-2007 | Arts & Culture
LA2DAY

LA Online Magazine Reviews Cirque Du Soleil Performance

LOS ANGELES, CA - In keeping with its mission of covering the most acclaimed cultural events in Los Angeles as well as uncovering the city’s hidden treasures, online LA magazine LA2DAY.com (la2day.com) this week presented its review of Cirque du Soleil’s newest presentation, Corteo. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Cirque’s triumphant LA premiere. In the intervening two decades, the troupe’s offbeat circus-theatre hybrid has grown to

Walk and Experience “The Art of Travel” with watercolor artist David B. Goldstei …

Hong Kong, China, – For most Hong Kong people, travel involves rigid schedules and little time to absorb the depth of beauty in other countries. Internationally recognized watercolor artist David B. Goldstein believes that traveling is a voyage full of first impressions which allows for lasting memories and great inspirations. Exhibiting those experiences and allowing viewers to taste the wonders of the modern world, for the month of October, David
10-04-2007 | Arts & Culture
Wiegand

Christian Author Wiegand signs with Castles

Christian author Frederick Wiegand has signed an exclusive agent agreement with Castles Information Network of Vacaville. Castles will handle all negotiations, contracts and publicity for Wiegand. Castles president James Downey stated in a press release, "We're pleased to be able to work with Mr. Wiegand on Giftbringer and his future projects. This contract takes Castles business services unit in a whole new direction, complementing our existing web design and consulting services.

Rails End Gallery & Arts Centre in Haliburton presents The Lost Boys by Michele …

Michele Karch-Ackerman creates exhibitions that manifest opportunities for healing and understanding. In her long standing touring exhibition, The Lost Boys, Michele explores the transition from childhood to adulthood during WWI; the tragedy that it came so early, and for far too many not at all. Conscription or a sense of duty led many young people to the battlefields of Europe and to the abrupt end of childhood innocence.

Author Feather Schwartz Foster to Speak About First Ladies in Allamuchy, NJ

If you’ve ever wondered what the “old” First Ladies were like – the ones from Martha Washington through Mamie Eisenhower, then you’ll get an earful with “LADIES: A Conjecture of Personalities.” Its author, Feather Schwartz Foster, a Scotch Plains resident, will be discussing her book entitled “LADIES: A Conjecture of Personalities” at a meeting of the “Friends & Neighbors” group in Allamuchy, NJ. The program will

The Hamburg Players present Snake in the Grass by Alan Ayckbourn

Snake in the Grass by Alan Ayckbourn - directed by Mathilde Berry-Graham The Hamburg Players present a spine-tingling suspense drama about murder and ghosts from the past and present, penned by the inimitable Alan Ayckbourn. “A creepily, scarily, eerily enjoyable evening” Sunday Times “It‘s a suspense drama about murder, blackmail and haunting ... there is ...depth and subtlety ...” Financial Times Miriam has cared for her father in the family home during his last

Mandingo Trio at Smeltedigelen Jazz and Blues Festival. Mo i Rana, Norway

Mandingo Trio is to perform at Smeltedigelen Jazz and Blues Festival in Mo i Rana, Norway, 12th October this year. The trio, consisting of highly talented and innovative artists from East and West Africa, fuses the sounds of ancient and modern Africa in a way that is has been described by critics as groundbreaking. In a spate of a short time, Mandingo Trio has managed to build a reputation as
10-01-2007 | Arts & Culture
Voices.com

SaVoa, the Society of Accredited Voice Over Artists Connects with Voices.com

Toronto, Canada, September 29 – The Society of Accredited Voice Over Artists (SaVoa) is a not-for-profit organization that provides juried peer evaluations and accredits qualified voice over artists with a recognized, professional status based upon technical and artistic criteria, primarily, an individual’s ability to produce broadcast-quality audio recordings for public consumption. A first for the voice over industry, the goals of SaVoa are to enhance the voice over profession, encourage

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