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2016 Silent River Screenplay Competition

Irvine, California, USA. (June 28th, 2016) – The Silent River Screenplay Competition in its third year, is proud to announce the sponsorship support of Final Draft, celebrating its 25th anniversary of supporting writers. Final Draft will offer prizes to the winners in both Feature and Short screenplay categories. We also want to congratulate all the finalists and semi-finalist of our 2016 competition listed below. 2016 Silent River Screenplay Competition winners

All feelings live

An interview by Diemuth Schmidt with the Munich actress Silvia de Leonardis on roles with wit, emotion on the set and the training of young The successful German crime series make a living from their occupations, even in the smaller roles. In "Die Rosenheim-Cops" (ZDF), Silvia de Leonardis caught the attention recently as Mrs. Edeltraud Gerber. The classically trained stage actress (Munich, Konstanz, Zurich) can perfectly put her talent to the

A First Person Account Of Apartheid In South Africa Offered By Award Winning Aut …

While many books have been written about apartheid in South Africa, seldom do readers have the opportunity to read a book written by someone who lived in South Africa and experienced firsthand the horrors of apartheid as a child. Kass Ghayouri's award winning book, 'An Era Of Error' gives readers a glimpse from the inner side of those historical events. The book has been compared to 'Cry, The Beloved Country'

Alicia G Hot New Single Ca$h & Nap Released WorldWide June 9, 2016 Through LRT M …

Alicia G has officially released her highly anticipated single "Ca$h & Nap" worldwide. The single will be distributed to over 2,000 digital retailers and is a spotlight feature on Spotify. Via LRT Music Group/INgrooves, the track will be averaging over 10,000 active streams per month and 31,000 in total as of July 1st. The connection between Alicia G and her international and North American fan base is ultra-intricate and purely

New Release Backroom Blues Volume Three on Bongo Boy Records

Bongo Boy Records Backroom Blues Volume Three is a compilation release with 10 Blues songs by 9 International recording artists. This compilation is a part of the Blues series volumes on Bongo Boy Records with Worldwide digital distribution and promotions. ASIA RELEASE: 6.7.16 | WORLDWIDE: 6.28.16 | UPC 686751361999 | ISRC: USPXQ Bongo Boy Records is excited and totally thrilled to present to you the hottest smokin, Blues Compilation - Backroom Blues

Frida Kahlo, one year in Baden-Baden… and counting

After two years in the US, on June 27 2015, the Kunstmsueum Gehrke-Remund reopened in Baden-Baden with the exhibition Frida’s Photos. The photo exhibition was scheduled to last 6 months and to be followed by the replica paintings exhibition: “Renaissance Beauties”. Due to great visitors request and the popularity of Frida Kahlo, the Frida’s photos exhibition has been extended twice, till September 30 2016. The exhibition concept is in line with

The Crazy Colouring books by the Monkeys in My Head from the Doodle Monkey

A warm doodly welcome to the very first "Monkeys in my head" colouring book by Peter Jarvis, The Doodle Monkey. He has been very busy creating strange, funny and interesting art for you to scribble, scrawl, and doodle on. This is the first of one hundred colouring books, with one hundred unique and crazy doodles in each, for you to colour and collect. There's no pretence, no promises and no

Book Marketing Announcements: The Authors Show Lineup For The Week Of June 27, 2 …

Don McCauley of the Free Publicity Focus Group and Danielle Hampson, Executive Producer of The Authors Show, founders of The Authors Marketing Powerhouse, have announced The Authors Show radio and broadcast schedule for the week of June 27, 2016. The new show schedule is available at the Authors Marketing Powerhouse site. For those who hope to sell books on the Internet, the challenge can be daunting. It can be confusing difficult,

When great Indian art, fashion and food come together.

On the 28th and 29th of June, 2016, a curated selection of art, inspired fashion and authentic Indian cuisine, come together at Indigo Dreams; a unique event at London’s famed authentic India restaurant, La Porte des Indes. Indigo Dreams is coordinated by Visual Art, featuring three artists - Nabibaksh Mansoori, Nayan Kisnadwala, Suchi Chidambaram and fashion designer Vaishali. The event will open its doors from 12 noon to 9:30pm, where

SRI Records Celebrates Harry Nilsson's 75th Birthday With "Dream On Nilsson"

In celebration of Harry Nilsson's 75th birthday, SRI Records is pleased to release "Dream On Nilsson, a tribute to the great Harry Nilsson, who would have turned 75 on June 15th this year. Dream on Nilsson, (Kai Anders Stenlund - Vocals, Guitar, Bass; Joshua Parlanti - Piano, Guitar, Bass, Vocals; Kyle O'Brien - Percussion; Ian Stenlund - Guitar; Joe Downing - Electric Bass, Upright Bass), a talented group of musicians


Award-Winning Paint And Sip Franchise Celebrates With Five Days of Festivities At Its New Oxford, FL Studio Oxford, FL (June 25, 2016) – Wine & Design, the leading paint and sip franchise that provides chic and upbeat spaces of painting classes for all ages and experience levels, continues its national expansion with the opening of its first central Florida location in Oxford. Kicking off the celebration on Saturday, June 25th, Wine


Amazon Best Seller Uses Swearapy in Adult Coloring Book Webster, NY: A coloring book unlike any other has become a #1 Best Seller on Amazon. ‘The Art of Not Giving a F***: A Callous Adult Coloring Book of Disregard’ by Cristin April Frey is a unique collection of uncensored adult coloring pages complete with phrases full of sass and the F bomb. With 4.9 out of 5 stars, the reviews on

Reception & Talk for Night with Juror Sean Corcoran

Night Exhibition and Events Exhibition: June 17 – July 23, 2016 Free, Public Welcome Artist Talks: July 1, 5:30-6:00 Free, Public Welcome Reception July 1, 6:00-9:00 Free, Public Welcome Night Photography Exhibition | With Juror Sean Corcoran at The Center for Fine Art Photography Runs Through July 23rd, 2016 | ‘Thanks to the technical capacities of the camera, the night offers many fruitful opportunities for a creative photographer’... ‘My selection

Photo Camp: Creativity Sessions

Photo Camp: Creativity Sessions | With Course Instructor Megan Salazar at The Center for Fine Art Photography Runs July 12th through August 11th, 2016 | The Creativity Class is designed for photography students who have already learned the basics of digital camera operation through our Basics class or in school, to develop a personal artistic voice. This course is an exploration of photo based concepts and media. We start off by

R.E.A.L Tha Poet braces for political winds of change with new album: Learn on t …

Lexington, KY MC, R.E.A.L the Poet is set to release his new album Learn on the Fly (Urban Creek Media). With longtime collaborator Pekin, IN producer, J-Ideas, he creates crowd-pleasing music that still allows fans to explore the deeper layers in his lyrics. R.E.A.L will kick things off with a pre-release show July 8 at Lexington, KY spot Best Friend Bar. The lineup will be announced in coming weeks.

Immigration And The Desire For Freedom - 'Quest For Freedom' By David Michael Pa …

The subject of immigration is one of the hottest news stories taking place in America today. Immigration is a bitterly contested issue, a divisive talking point, a topic for building political platforms and a fiery issue that divides people across every social and economic line imaginable. So why do so many people hope to immigrate to America? Some people immigrate to escape the ravages of war or persecution or to better

What The Afterlife Is Like - The Proof Is In The Direct Experience States Brian …

Is there life after death? Does some component of the human mind survive death? Everybody has an opinion, but who has any proof? A debate on Youtube offered by Intelligence Squared entitled 'Death Is Not Final' featured four speakers with four different perspectives. Eben Alexander, a popular author and NDE experiencer and Dr. Raymond Moody, author of a number of seminal books on NDE including 'Life After Life', argued for the

VersusMedia Launches New Cord Cutting Channels

The pioneering and successful networking business, which has helped to connect independent filmmakers with talented musicians for 15 years, is now launching its own cord cutting channels. The new stations feature some of the best independently produced films, documentaries, and music videos from VersusMedia's impressive client database. Cord cutting is a growing trend in home entertainment whereby users cancel paid television subscriptions and leverage the benefits of high-speed internet connections to

GMA Canada Nominee & Worship Leader Jide Adeoye Releases New Remix of Popular Si …

Up-and-coming praise and worship leader Jide Adeoye (pronounced GEE-day Ah-deh-OH-yay) presented his live recording The Worship Experience to a packed house in his home church in Toronto, Canada. The stellar production, rarely seen by many of today’s Canadian artists, found believers lifting their hands in worship and dancing in praise during the artist’s debut live CD/DVD recording. One of the favorites of the project was the celebratory “This

FMI: Plant Sterol Esters Market Segments and Key Trends 2016-2026

Sterol ester is created when sterol and a fatty acid are synthesised (esterification). Sterol ester is a heterogeneous chemical compound found in small amounts in every cell type. Phytosterols is a collective term for plant-derived sterols and stanols that are found in the fatty tissues of plants. Esterification of plant sterols and fatty acids leads to the formation of plant sterol ester. The proportion of the phytosterol strength is approximately 60%

Area musicians flocking to Dunedin Music Workshops in record numbers - Officials …

SOME CALL IT the “dog days of Summer”; others call it “just plain hot and sultry”, while many band musicians throughout the Tampa Bay area simply lament, “what do I do now that band season is over?” It’s that time somewhere between the end of May and the beginning of September when most community bands take time off from rehearsals and performances, and their members go into ‘musical withdrawal’ until

Omar Mateen's Rampage Creates An Opposite Effect Says Frances Fuller, Author Of …

Omar Mateen’s act of terrorism created a number of unexpected effects, some of them precisely the opposite of what he probably intended and has provided the country with an opportunity for growth on several fronts. As the complicated story unfolds, focusing on discrimination, Islamic radicalism, gun control, immigration, and politics, author Frances Fuller, who spent 30 years in the Middle East, notes that Mateen hurt us, as he meant to

Miracles Past And Present - Author Donna Louis Gives Readers A New Perspective O …

A recent story on CBS News told the tale of Stan Larkin, who lived for 555 days without a heart, waiting for a transplant. He was near death when the doctors implanted an artificial device that kept him alive 555 days before he received his transplant. This story captured the hearts and minds of Americans and was detailed not only on CBS News' but also Fox news, Forbes -
06-21-2016 | Arts & Culture
The Mantle

The Sound of Things to Come

Nigerian Novel Is the Vanguard of a New Generation of African Writers A young woman loses her grip on reality, destroyed by being the mistress of a powerful general. A pastor hides the innocent from marauding gangs hyped up by post-election fervor. A philosophy professor struggles against his better judgment to save everyone but himself. In present day Nigeria, there are many centers of the universe. Told from various points of

„Using this new technique is divine“

An interview by Edda Goernert Today I meet the actress Silvia de Leonardis, who was born in Munich and who is well-known from the TV series Die Rosenheim-Cops, SOKO 5113, Tatort und München 7 to talk with her about acting and her current shortfilm. What does distinguish a good actor or actress for you? For me, I would say if he or she can dive into the situation that deep, that body, soul

Book Marketing Announcements: The Authors Show Lineup For The Week Of June 20, 2 …

Don McCauley of the Free Publicity Focus Group and Danielle Hampson, Executive Producer of The Authors Show, founders of The Authors Marketing Powerhouse, have announced The Authors Show radio and broadcast schedule for the week of June 20, 2016. The new show schedule is available at the Authors Marketing Powerhouse site. For those who hope to sell books on the Internet, the challenge can be daunting. It can be confusing difficult,

Design for Space - Soviet and Russian Mission Patches

The white helmet of Yuri Gagarin is adorned with the Cyrillic letters CCCP – in a luminous shade of red. The images of the first man in space circulated throughout the world in 1961 and were highly effective in terms of publicity. Although Gagarin only flew with military insignia, a new genre of political art was set to evolve soon after. The dove of peace with which Valentina Tereshkova journeyed

Unique Slow Flowers Workshop in Santa Cruz Features Innovative Bay Area Floral D …

Innovative Bay Area floral designer Teresa Sabankaya will team up with renowned floral expert Debra Prinzing, founder of to offer an inspiring two-part workshop for floral professionals at a beautiful private garden in Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, CA, June 20, 2016 — Innovative Bay Area floral designer Teresa Sabankaya will team up with renowned floral expert Debra Prinzing, founder of to offer an inspiring two-part workshop for floral professionals

Mixer Rob Chiarelli Enjoys Two #1 Hits

This week, GRAMMY� winning mix engineer Rob Chiarelli has been enjoying two #1 hits. According to Billboard magazine, "This One's For Me and You" has been at the top of the Urban Adult Contemporary Charts for the last 4-weeks. The song was produced and written by GRAMMY� nominated producer Gregg Pagani and mixed by Chiarelli at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, California. Chiarelli also mixed the #1 Gospel/R&B song "Wanna Be Happy?"(RCA Records/Fo

New Author Alicia J. Lewis Inspires Those Waiting On God’s Promises With New Boo …

In this microwave world we live in, people expect instantaneous results. Alicia J. Lewis understands that when God is involved, many times a waiting period is not far behind. That’s the impetus of Lewis’ brand new book, Kingdom Building in the Meantime. The debut writing from the Washington, DC resident, Kingdom Building in the Meantime, recounts the author’s promise from God and the instruction she was given to realize

Permanent Peace Of Mind Through The Moran Method: James Anthony Moran Announces …

Author and speaker James Anthony Moran's goal is to provide knowledge that leads people to a state of permanent peace of mind. To this end he has developed a unique and powerful approach entitled The Moran Method. The Moran Method is based on the concept of four worlds or states. These are: * The Spiritual World * The Soul World * The Physical World * The Virtual World When out of balance, people experience mind states


On the 14th of June 2016 the Café L’Etage hosted the informal meeting of the young Ukrainian directors who took part in the 69th Cannes Film Festival with the founder of the NGO "Initiative for the Future”, Igor Iankovskyi, who financed their journey to the Côte d’Azur, and the Head of the Ukrainian State Film Agency, Philip Illienko. Among the activities, conducted by Ukrainian delegation, it is to acknowledge the

CON-FRONT A RE-PORT 2016 in Venice, Italy

BIENNALE AUSTRIA exhibition "CON-FRONT A RE-PORT 2016" at Centro d'Arte San Vidal, Venice, Italy. BIENNALE AUSTRIA association presents on occasion of the exhibition "CON-FRONT A RE-PORT 2016" positions of 15 artists from Germany, Italy, Spain and Austria on the subject of the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale 2016th from August 1 – 18, 2016 at Centro d'Arte San Vidal / Italian Artists Association UCAI gallery, Scoletta San Zaccaria, Venice, Italy. CON-FRONT A RE-PORT

Bella Crafts Publishing™ Announces Their Newest Issue of Bella Crafts™ Premium 2 …

Summer is just around the corner and Bella Crafts Publishing™ is very proud to announce that the second issue of Bella Crafts™ Premium is now available. As the internet’s #1 FREE digital craft publication, Bella Crafts™ Premium proves yet again why it is the leading name in the world of craft magazines. As a downloadable craft magazine that can be easily viewed on computers and different mobile devices including laptops,
06-15-2016 | Arts & Culture

Vietnam's Fusion Art of Music Goes To The World First Time

Ho Chi Minh City, June 23 – For the first time in Vietnam’s musical history, an unprecedented cultural experience through the Fusion art of music by blending traditional folk, pop and symphonic music will come in play and debut on July 12 and July 15 at St. Petersburg, Russia. After its much sought success at the Opera House, Ho Chi Minh City last January 29, 2016, Mr. Nguyễn, Hùng Nguyễn,
06-15-2016 | Arts & Culture
Dr. Nicole

Two Bilingual Children's Books By Quebec Children's Book Author Dr Nicole Receiv …

Multi-award winning Canadian children’s book author Dr. Nicole has announced that two of her bilingual picture children's books, 'Strike At Charles' Farm/Grève à la ferme de Charles' and 'Are You Eating My Lunch?/Manges-tu mon lunch?' have received the Story Monster Approved seals. In the traditions of Walt Disney and Dr. Seuss, Dr. Nicole breathes life into inanimate objects and wildly entertaining characters that engage children in powerful ways. Through parent/child interaction,

Architectural Guide Chile

The fact that Chilean architecture has made a comeback on the global stage with modern masterpieces and interesting concepts – particularly over the past fifteen years – can be put down to architects such as the Pritzker laureate Alejandro Aravena, who curated the Venice Architectural Biennale in 2016. However, this is also due to less well-known architects, such as Mathias Klotz, Smiljan Radic and Pezo von Ellrichsausen. The Architectural Guide Chile

The Interrogation Premieres Across The Country in June.

Maryland, 2016 - Premiering in June (beginning on the 20th) in cities across the country, The Interrogation is a hair raising and chilling film that features Tia C. Polite (Dark Awakening: A Star Wars Fan Film, Dark Awakening: Battle of Krotanna) and Steven Huff (Burp Girl, Chuck Ransom) After a successful release of the hit film, “Dark Awakening: A Star Wars Fan Film”, Tia C. Polite, director and writer of Black

Book Marketing Announcements: The Authors Show Lineup For The Week Of June 13, 2 …

Don McCauley of the Free Publicity Focus Group and Danielle Hampson, Executive Producer of The Authors Show, founders of The Authors Marketing Powerhouse, have announced The Authors Show radio and broadcast schedule for the week of June 13, 2016. The new show schedule is available at the Authors Marketing Powerhouse site. For those who hope to sell books on the Internet, the challenge can be daunting. It can be confusing difficult,

Multiverse vision of a Cuban painter

Havana, Friday, 10 June 2016 – The researcher in charge of the project FMCR is pleased to announce findings on the aesthetic evolution of the contemporary Cuban painter Fidel Micó between 1999 and 2000. The most relevant clue seems to be placed around the painting Río de aromas (50 x 70 cm, oil on canvas, 1999, USA private collector, New Jersey, USA.) taking into account a short communication published by

CAC Studios and Clifton’s Cafeteria partner up to develop the first immersive ep …

The award winning company CAC Studios who brought you Thenardiers Inn, ChicabaRENT and Night at the Sands and the historic Clifton’s Downtown introduces a new type of show; the immersive episodic musical experience. Los Angeles, CA – June 6, 2016 - Creating Arts Studios is proud to present The Clifton’s Canteen - A Tribute to the 1940s USO Shows, this show is the first in a series and is an all

New Short Film, 'The Truth', By Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, Focuses On How Teen …

A recent article on The Washington Post website entitled, "13, Right Now, this is what it's like to grow up in the age of likes, lols and longing", gave us a penetrating glimpse into the issues teens and tweens feel are important in the age of social media. It is likely one of the best articles ever written on the subject. The use of social media by teenagers has been making


Igor Iankovskyi Charity Foundation “Initiative for the Future” along with “Molodist” Kyiv International Film Festival, with the support of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has organized and successfully conducted the Days of Ukrainian Cinema in the capital of the Great Britain. During the Days of Ukrainian Cinema in London, British viewers could see the collection of the best contemporary Ukrainian fiction, documentary and short-length movies, as well as classic film

The Corn Hill Arts Festival Unveils the 2016 Commemorative Poster

Rochester, NY, June 8, 2016 - The Corn Hill Neighbors Association and ESL Federal Credit Union are excited to announce that the 2016 commemorative poster for the 48th Annual Corn Hill Arts Festival was unveiled earlier today. Festival Chair, Joanie Fraver and Faheem Masood, President/CEO of ESL, lead the unveiling ceremony at ESL’s corporate headquarters. This is the third consecutive year that the locally owned financial institution has been

Clare Haley: Light of Yorkshire

With great delight, York Fine Arts proudly announces an exciting solo exhibition of original paintings by British landscape artist Clare Haley. ‘Clare Haley: Light of Yorkshire’ showcases a spellbinding collection of work that magnificently articulates the raw, dramatic beauty of landscape and light. From placid, sunlit valleys of green to suspenseful, stormy skies, the exhibition presents a spectacular selection of Clare’s paintings that tell a comprehensive story of the multifaceted


The final chord of Ukrainian filmmakers’ activities at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival (BERLINALE) became a reception in honor of Ukrainian filmmakers and music show cinema performance "The Circle of Dziga". The Eleventh" organized by the Oleksandr Dovzhenko National Center together with the All-Ukrainian Igor Iankovskyi Charity Foundation "Initiative for the Future" with the support of the Embassy of Ukraine in Germany. At the evening the festive crowd flowed to


From Thomas Hauser, one of the world’s foremost authorities on Muhammad Ali and boxing, comes a stirring account of the life and legend of a great man: Muhammad Ali: A Tribute to the Greatest. This compelling retrospective draws from personal insights, interviews with close associates and other contemporaries, and memories gathered over the course of decades spent on the cutting edge of boxing journalism. The resulting volume is a vivid and


In the hall of Café L'etage held a final press-conference dedicated to the participation in Ukrainian filmmakers 66th Berlin International Film Festival, held in the German capital. As part of the festival, at the BABYLON cinema was organized the cinema-show of Dziga Vertov silent film "Eleventh", which was filmed back in 1928 and dedicated to the industrialization of the Donbas, accompanied by live music. The event was organized by Igor


In the “UNIAN” press-center the patron of the National charity foundation “Initiative for the future” Igor Iankovskyi has announced the beginning of the all-Ukrainian children’s art contest “Ukraine: the way to peace!”. Thus, the fourth annual edition of the biggest children’s art contest in our country, which is traditionally held by the Foundation in spring, has officially kick-started. Addressing to the audience of the conference, the patron of the National charity


In the BEL ÉTAGE concert hall at April 25, 2016 has accommodated the solemn prize-awarding ceremony for the winners of the short-films contest: “UKRAINE: THE WAY TO PEACE!”. The initiative of the contest belongs to the philanthropist Igor Iankovskyi, whereas the organizing committee presided by the young Ukrainian director Nikon Romanchenko. The organizing committee has announced the kick-start of the competition on the 17th of November 2015, and the films for

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