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VernissageTV Hits 8,000 Subscribers on YouTube

Basel (Switzerland), September 25, 2013 -- VernissageTV recently reached a new milestone by hitting 8,000 subscribers on YouTube. VernissageTV's Art TV channel on YouTube was created in 2005, regular uploads started in 2007. The channel that is dedicated to contemporary art, design, and architecture now contains more than 1,100 videos that cover art exhibitions and events, and feature interviews with artists, designers, curators and architects. The VernissageTV YouTube channel is

Sue Horowitz Releases Third Album Entitled “The Power and The Blessing”

Sue Horowitz is a singer-songwriter of contemporary Jewish music from the rocky coast of Maine. A professional musician since the age of 17, Sue has performed in both secular and spiritual venues. Her warm and engaging style creates a feeling of community wherever she sings. Her musical influences are James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Pete Seeger, and Carol King. Her debut CD, Eleven Doors Open , was produced by the multi-talented


New York, NY - September 23, 2013 - CDzen Entertainment in partnership with the New York City Mission Society’s Teen ACTION program will host an anti-bullying youth rally featuring “Chase Your Dreams Wearing Sneakers: The Musical”, a one-woman youth motivational musical and anti-bullying workshop composed, written and performed by Christina Dzenyuy for students in grades 4 through 12. This event is an opportunity to engage youth using the performing arts as

Book Marketing Announcements: The Authors Show Lineup For The Week Of September …

Don McCauley of the Free Publicity Focus Group and Danielle Hampson of, founders of The Authors Marketing Powerhouse, have announced The Authors Show radio and broadcast schedule for the week of September 23, 2013. The new show schedule is available at the Book Marketing site. For those who hope to sell books on the Internet, the challenge can be daunting. It can be confusing difficult, time consuming and expensive. The

Award Winning Music Producer Releases inspirational memoirs

Amherst, NY: From gold records, to Grammy nominations and topping the music charts, Anthony has navigated the crazy world of the entertainment industry. This book is a culmination of stories that Anthony has shared during speaking engagements with high school and college students. He highlights key moments in his career and illustrates the importance of being nice, living with integrity and how keeping an open mind towards others can

Phoenix Picture Framing Company Donates Materials to Benefit Family of Fallen Ya …

Phoenix art gallery and picture framing company, Esprit Decor Gallery, has donated custom framing services for a limited edition art print by Arizona artist Ed Mell. Proceeds made from the sale of the framed print directly benefit the family of a fallen Yarnell firefighter. Phoenix, AZ, August 13, 2013 -- Phoenix picture framing company, Esprit Decor Gallery, has donated custom framing materials for a limited edition giclée print by artist Ed

Heinz Effner - 2013 International Photography Awards Announces Winner

Heinz Effner was awarded in the International Photography Awards Competition. International Photography Awards (IPA) has announced the winners of 2013's competition. Heinz Effner was Awarded: Honorable Mention in Nature - Wildlife category for the winning entry "Wild Rendeer." ABOUT Winner: You find a gallery for contemporary photo art with me. Fine Art Prints as exclusive unique specimens - scenery, landscape, nature, animals... I offer photo exhibitions, photo courses, and photo projects. Classical Fine
09-20-2013 | Arts & Culture

Zelinka release first album „Zelinka“

The album “Zelinka” contains 10 songs by Bernd Fleischer and Torsten Grossmann. The versatile sound of this band from Leipzig/Germany combines rocking, blues-influenced, funky and even jazzy tones. Being descendants of that era those three musicians don’t just serve the retro trend. All told it’s instrumental rock music that features Bernd Fleischer’s strong guitar play. Lovers of elemental electric guitars will be fully satisfied with Zelinka. Zelinka is the name for a

Ten Year Old Opera Singer Donates Song Earnings to her Church

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Harmony and her sisters find a unique way to contribute to their church's fundraiser Phoenix, AZ – September 19th, 2013: Last August, the Christ Church of The Valley (CCV) challenged its congregation to a “Step Up” campaign. Their goal is to raise revenue with the aim of improving existing campuses as well as expanding their locations. While most kids man Lemonade Stands to earn extra cash, the Scheirmann sisters

The Sublime Galleria - A Plethora of Artists and Creative Ventures

India’s first Sky Gallery, Sublime Galleria is a dynamic meeting ground for upcoming artists, art connoisseurs and buyers. Founded in 2009, Sublime is a renowned platform for the promotion of diversity and innovation in art. Bangalore, India, September 20, 2013 -- The Sublime Galleria is a dynamic meeting ground for upcoming artists, art connoisseurs, and buyers. It is India’s first Sky Gallery, and was founded in 2009 by Ms. Uzma Irfan,

Light, Color and Passion: A Group Show of Contemporary Peruvian Artists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cleveland, Ohio. Icaro Gallery and Nazca Restaurant are proud to announce the opening of their new art exhibition Light, Color and Passion: A Group Show of Contemporary Peruvian Artists. The opening reception is October 12, 2013 from 6-10 PM and will feature a special performance by Peruvian singer Doris caballero and the documentary “Seeking the Light” about Holocaust survivors who settled in Peru by award-winning

South Bay Ballet Announces Ambitious 2013-2014 Season

South Bay Ballet announces its 2013-2014 season and it’s an ambitious one with the 10th anniversary of The Nutcracker, Bravo! The Classical & Contemporary Ballet Experience and the storybook premiere of Peter Pan. The season opens December 20th with the 10th anniversary celebration of the company’s traditional holiday production of The Nutcracker. March 2014 brings South Bay Ballet’s annual Bravo! dance concert showcasing a range of the work from

"Are You Ready to Rock 'n' Roll?" is Inspired by Merv Griffin, Produced by Dr. L …

Dr. Leigh-Davis is on set, as the first episodes are completed of the new music trivia game show "Are You Ready to Rock 'n' Roll?" "Are You Ready to Rock 'n' Roll?" is a new game show with the goal of getting viewers to dance, laugh, listen to music, and answer music trivia questions, all at the same time. Standing apart from the high-tech, over the top, sets of other new

Vietnam - small China in the south 2014 – calendar

The calendar „Vietnam 2014“ has just published of the German gtlobetrotter Jan Balster. The calendar: Vietnam - a still undiscovered country. Whether on the Mekong, in Saigon or Hanoi whether in the Halong bay, the old imperial city Hue or Hoi An, Vietnam has his unmistakeable charm. This calendar shows amusing sceneries, historically unique towns at twelve affectionately well-chosen photographs. Thus the harmony from small China enchants in the south. Each leaf of

San Pedro Tri Art Festival Promises Free Family Fun

Louise Reichlin, producer and dance director, today announced the 2013 San Pedro Tri Art Festival, a free family entertainment event, set for September 21 and 22 at Ports O' Call Village in San Pedro. Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 2013 -- Louise Reichlin announces this year's San Pedro Tri Art Festival at Ports O'Call Village in San Pedro.  Known for her innovative work as artistic director for Los Angeles Choreographers and Dancers,

Sorrow of the Dragon Gods FREE on Kindle 8/11-8/15

Sorrow of the Dragon Gods by Bestselling Author Pam Mosbrucker is FREE on kindle. Pocatello, ID, August 14, 2013 -- Sorrow of the Dragon Gods by Bestselling Author Pam Mosbrucker is FREE on kindle from 8/11-8/15. Tired of waiting for Game of Thrones? Can't wait for the next Mortal Instruments? Check out Sorrow of the Dragon Gods, 2nd Edition for a new adventure where dragon gods rule the realm, seraphim conjure ancient
09-18-2013 | Arts & Culture
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South Florida Gears Up For WOBtoberfest Celebrations

MIAMI, FL (September 18, 2013) – World of Beer is bringing the heat to Miami and Palm Beach with WOBtoberfest! World of Beer (WOB) Dadeland, Kendall, Wellington, Midtown and Clematis locations will be hosting their highly anticipated WOBtoberfest events throughout the next five weeks. “We can’t wait to take over South Florida with World of Beer’s most highly anticipated event of the year,” said Lisa Weatherston, Vice President of Marketing

62nd International ARD Music Competition – Prizewinners

The last of the prizewinners in the 62nd ARD International Music Competition have been chosen: in the final round in the violin category in Munich's Herkulessaal the American musician Christel Lee (22) won 2nd prize; she also won the Audience Prize. Bomsori Kim (24) from South Korea won a 2nd prize too. This year's competition was held in the categories violin, viola, piano trio and bassoon. In all, one 1st


AMERICAN CENTURY MUSIC BRINGS DISTINCTIVE PROGRAM TO ST. LOUIS Concert part of the American Arts Experience - St. Louis September 18, 2013 - Boston, Massachusetts American Century Music, a Boston-based performing arts organization dedicated to celebrating the works of 20th-century American classical composers through performance and education, returns to the St. Louis Art Museum on October 4 featuring a unique program of art songs by the great American composer, Samuel Barber. Performing

Pro Art Gallery to Present a Solo Exhibition of ’Leily Derakhshani’

Dubai, UAE, September 17th, 2013: Pro Art Gallery, the gallery that celebrates innovative art and collectibles is presenting the outstanding work of ’Leily Derakhshani‘ in a solo exhibition. The exhibition will open on Wednesday 18th September 2013 at 7pm and will run till 30th September 2013 at the Pro- Art Gallery located in the Palm Strip Mall on Jumeirah Beach Road. This dynamic and exciting exhibition will focus

Women In Healthcare Salary Discrepancies Still An Issue - Dr. Darden North Issue …

As quoted in The Gupta Guide by Sanjay Gupta MD, a recent letter in JAMA Internal Medicine showed that male physicians averaged over $56,000 more per year than female physicians for the years 2006-2010. "The disparity in annual income," Dr. North stated, "between male and female physicians is sometimes reflective of the workload or ‘man’ hours spent treating patients. However, from a personal perspective, there are other factors such as the

Jimmy Lopez Joins Together with Kopf Percussion As An Endorsing Musician.

Waycross, Georgia, July, 26, 2013 Known as an energetic and artistic multi-instrumentalist, James “Jimmy” Lopez focuses on world percussion. Quite a few musicians inside the New York City region believe Lopez as being one of the best drummers about and because of that, he has recorded and toured with many popular music artists and bands. His diversified acoustic percussion competencies as well as willingness to explore unknown musical territory is what

Baby Survives Fatal Diagnosis: Inspirational Book, 'Tales2Inspire', Recounts Mir …

U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler's two-week-old baby is believed by doctors to be the first child to survive Potter Sequence, a usually fatal in-utero illness caused by prenatal kidney failure. This inspirational story, one that made headlines around the world, demonstrates that medical miracles can and do happen. Author Lois W. Stern, creator of a series of inspirational books entitled 'Tales2Inspire', believes that these kinds of miracles happen more often

DEAG makes market entry in Austria – setting up of the joint venture BLUE MOON E …

Ad hoc announcement according to § 15 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) DEAG makes market entry in Austria – setting up of the joint venture BLUE MOON ENTERTAINMENT • Joint venture with promoter Katrin Edtmeier • Consistent expansion of event activities in Austria • Ticket sales of top acts such as David Garrett, Riverdance and Rock meets Classics in Salzburg, Innsbruck and Vienna already started Berlin, September 16, 2013 - DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG (ISIN DE000A0Z23G6)

CD and DVD release: Michel Montecrossa’s Michel & Bob Dylan Fest 2013 'Tempest O …

Michel Montecrossa’s all expectations-beating Michel & Bob Dylan Fest 2013 production with the title ‘Tempest Of Darkness & Light’ is released by Mira Sound Germany as double Audio-CD and DVD or downloads. In a time where espionage and doping are as logical as are criminal speculation, Syria war business, racism, violence, unequal justice and information war, Michel Montecrossa created the Michel & Bob Dylan Fest 2013 ‘Tempest Of Darkness &

Winter Film Awards Independent Film Festival Announces 2014 Call For Entries

New York, NY (September 16, 2013)- Following the recent success of the WFA Kickstarter campaign, The Winter Film Awards announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES for the 3rd Annual Independent Film Festival to be held February 27 – March 1 2014 in New York City. The weekend festival consists of three days of film screenings and industry networking after-parties culminating in an awards show to be held on March 1.

Michele A. Congdon Named as New Featured Artist

Jupiter, FL, USA (September 16, 2013) -- Light Space & Time is very pleased to announce that Michele A. Congdon is the gallery's new featured artist. Michele will now be featured by the gallery for her outstanding landscape and nature watercolors. Michele has created a distinct personal style that, while eclectic, is consistent but never static. Her paintings are an invitation to take the journey with her, sharing in the excitement

Art Gallery Announces Cheryl Rau as New Featured Artist

Jupiter, FL, USA (August 15, 2013) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is very pleased to announce that fine art photographer Cheryl Rau is the gallery's newest featured artist. Cheryl Rau is a mid-life emerging artist who lives on the Southern Coast of Maine. Since 2010, her work as a documentary/fine art photographer has been selected for numerous regional, national, and international exhibitions. Key elements of her style


From September 13th to October 6th the international music network sets up the ninth CIRCUIT of 2013. The following artists will be part of the tour across north-western Europe: STRESSECHOES (Cheltenham, UK) Stressechoes are a four-piece acoustic act from Cheltenham in the southwest of England. Founded in 2008 when introduced by mutual friends, singer-songwriters Alex Petrie and Andrew Corey realised both a mutual love of similar music and an ability to gel together

Ceramics Annual of America Art Fair and Exhibition: Celebrating Diversity and Qu …

The 4th Ceramics Annual of America: Exhibition and Art Fair at Civic Center, San Francisco, California October 19-20 2013 9:00am-7:00pm Contact: Nancy Resler Telephone: (415) 558-1688 Email: Site: Witness A Unique Experience: Ceramic Sculpture from Around the World The Ceramics Annual of America (CAA) is the only event of its kind in the United States and the goal is to encourage the education and enrichment of the public, cultivate a fertile art market, and foster dialog

Nicole Heinzel: deconstructedreconstructed

Exhibtion opening: Friday, 20 September 2013, 18:00 – 22:00 Duration: 21 September to 3 November 2013 Berlin Art Week: open from 17 – 22 September, 11:00 – 18:00 In her first solo exhibition at the Heinz-Martin Weigand Gallery, Nicole Heinzel will present two groups of works – large-format water pictures and landscape works. The element connecting both groups is the exploration of the line. In the water pictures, the shapes of waves and

Acclaimed Florida Author Gary Showalter Announces Mystery Novel, ‘The Big Bend’, …

Florida author Gary Showalter has announced that his popular mystery novel, ‘The Big Bend’ is now available in audiobook format. Gary Showalter’s works follow in the tradition of great mystery novelists such as John D. MacDonald, Elmore Leonard, James Grippando and Carl Hiassen. The audiobook release of 'The Big Bend' is now available at Amazon, and iTunes. "The enthusiasm readers have shown," Showalter stated, "for 'The Big Bend' and the

Grammy-Nominated Master Pianist David Holzman to Perform in Concert at Adelphi U …

David Holzman, called a “master pianist” by The New Yorker, will perform “Keyboard Kaleidoscope”, a special concert of contemporary works for piano, on Sunday, October 27 at 5:00 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. Holzman, a pianist, writer, and lecturer, has won acclaim for both his recitals and recordings which focus on 20th century keyboard masterworks. Described

The Graphic Portfolio - FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA shows Graphics by 50 artists from …

The artists dedicated their works to the Spanish poet and dramatist Federico Garcia Lorca who was murdered in 1936 at the age of 38. He became an icon of the political, intellectual and artistic freedom far beyond the borders of Spain. The idea for this graphic portfolio was born in winter 1977 in Madrid by the curator and art collector Toni Politeo. International artists should make artistic contributions in memory of

Holiday Spectacular Christkindlmarket Chicago Celebrates 18 Years

Once a year, Daley Plaza in downtown Chicago transforms into a European holiday village filled with candy cane striped wooden huts and twinkling lights that harkens back to the traditional holiday market in Nuremberg, Germany. The magical atmosphere of the Christkindlmarket Chicago returns to Daley Plaza for its 18th year, opening its doors from November 26 until December 24, 2013. Since 1996, German American Services, Inc., a subsidiary of

Torquere Press to donate proceeds from Charity Sip Blitz to LGBT nonprofit

Every year, the authors at Torquere Press come together to write for a reason. Torquere’s Annual Charity Sip Blitz gives authors an opportunity to make a difference and donate their time and money to a noble cause. Authors donate all proceeds to a chosen organization, and Torquere matches those donations 100 percent. In previous years, the Charity Sip Blitz has raised $5,000 for Lambda Legal, over $3,000 for the Matthew

Naledge Evans, of Kidz In The Hall, is this year’s special guest panelist at Chi …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Briahna Gatlin Email: September 9, 2013 (Chicago, IL) The Department Cultural Affairs will hold its first Chicago Music Summit with special guest panelist Naledge of critically acclaimed hip-hop group, Kidz in the Hall. As a member of the Peace Summit’s panel, Naledge along with his colleagues Leon Rodgers, Kyra Kyles, Dr. Adia Winfrey, Mikkey Halsted, Monica Haslip, and Andrew Barber will be discussing how hip-hop music is portrayed, the

New Release: 3 CD set of songs by Logan Skelton based on texts by Walter Anderso …

A new set of three CDs from Blue Griffin Recording offers the songs of American pianist/composer Logan Skelton, who sets to music the literary works of American artists such as Walter Anderson, George Ohr and Emily Dickinson, dedicating an album to each. An hommage to American poetry and the American artist in general, the three CDs feature baritone Stephen Lusmann and soprano Jennifer Goltz, with the composer himself at the

Dr. Leigh-Davis Has "This Is It" Bikini Shoot

Like Elle MacPherson, Dr. Leigh-Davis is saying goodbye to bikini shoots, while the younger Heidi Klum keeps going strong. Dr. Leigh-Davis, founder of the United Kingdom (UK) website "Fabulous Over 40," still feels fabulous but will no longer be posing in bikinis. In her younger days, Dr. Leigh-Davis was a well-known swimsuit model who was even a Ms. Hawaiian Tropic beauty pageant winner. Now, after turning 40 some years ago, Dr.

3 CD set of songs by Logan Skelton based on texts by Walter Anderson, George Ohr …

A new set of three CDs from Blue Griffin Recording offers the songs of American pianist/composer Logan Skelton, who sets to music the literary works of American artists such as Walter Anderson, George Ohr and Emily Dickinson, dedicating an album to each. An hommage to American poetry and the American artist in general, the three CDs feature baritone Stephen Lusmann and soprano Jennifer Goltz, with the composer himself at the

Lyric Light Opera Presents ANNIE in Kirkland WA and Mount Vernon WA

Leapin' Lizards! The popular comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world's best-loved musicals. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan ANNIE charms everyone's hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of

Artist Foxi Von Riga to exhibit her new series of paintings, “Forbidden Fruit”, …

Foxi Von Riga, an international artist based in Belgium, will present a new series of paintings, called “Forbidden Fruit”, during a solo exhibition at a Brussels gallery “L’espace Lorraine” from September 26 till October 30, 2013. 
In this series, Foxi alludes allegorically to the many ways in which we have cut ourselves off from experiencing life in all its many different flavors. Starting from the archetype of the forbidden apple, Foxi goes
09-05-2013 | Arts & Culture

recordJet passengers Milky Chance catapult themselves into the charts with Stole …

- Number 98 on the German Singles Charts with Stolen Dance - Another chart success for the young Berlin-based music distributor In week 33 of 2013, another passenger of the Berlin music distributor and content aggregator recordJet managed to climb into the charts. Milky Chance entered the German Singles Charts at number 98 with their catchy tune Stolen Dance. In the previous months, the song had already enjoyed national radio airplay from

A Wise Feline Friend Shares His Commonsense Lessons

Author says she was reminded of the specialness in each ordinary day from a stray cat that became her beloved pet. Houston, TX (USA), September 04, 2013 -- SpecialT Nine Lives-Nine Names is the true story about a cat from Frederick, Maryland. “I’m convinced that SpecialT, an older, gentle tabby cat, was destined to come into my home and my heart because some of the basic principles I had previously

Contempo Dance Academy welcomes “Breaking Pointe” Star

Lisle, IL – Chicago suburban dance studio, Contempo Dance Academy, announced today that Katie Martin, a celebrity from the CW’s popular ballet reality show, “Breaking Pointe” will be facilitating a Master Class open to intermediate and advanced ballet students on September 11, 2013 at their Lisle facility. This special seminar for dancers ages 12 through adult will be held from 7:00-8:30 and will focus on refining elements of ballet

Nephelococcygia/// Cloud Cuckoo Land /// Solo Exhibition by David Hochbaum

In Aristophanes’ comedy “The Birds,” an imaginary city built in the clouds by birds at the instigation of two Athenians represented both a fantastic caricature of Athens in the poet's day and a sort of Philistine Utopia: full of gross enjoyments, hence, in literary allusion, cloudland- “fools' paradise”. A fools paradise in the clouds- is that where we’re going when we search the clouds for familiar objects? This action, coined precisely

Adelphi Celebrates the Centennial of Composer Benjamin Britten

This year marks 100 years since the birth of Benjamin Britten, renowned English composer of classical music. To celebrate his centennial, on Sunday, September 29, the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) will host the “Adelphi Distinguished Faculty in Concert: Britten Celebration.” The evening will feature the song cycle The Holy Sonnets of John Donne, performed by Adelphi faculty artists Jonathan Goodman, tenor and Christopher Lyndon-Gee, piano, and Nocturnal After

Svenson presents his new album „Acoustic Holiday“

Highly acclaimed by specialised press, Svenson presented his new album „Acoustic Holiday“. Sensitive, imaginative and technically skilled leads Globetrotter Svenson his listeners in the „Acoustic Holiday“. The travel program includes the great continent (Continental Blues), South America (Samba de Gaia, In den Kordilleren) and Scandinavia (Sixtus). Also the Egyptian goddess Isis comes in a hypnotic fascinating piece (The short Journey of Isis & Re) to speak. The technical finesse

Sebastian Rug - Drawings

Opening reception: September 13, 2013, 7 pm Duration of the exhibition: September 14 - November 9, 2013 Special opening hours during the Berlin Art Week: September 22, 2013, 12 am - 7 pm We are pleased to announce the fourth solo exhibition of Sebastian Rug. Subsequent to the recognition through the Museum Folkwang, Sebastian Rug (b. 1974) presents his most recent pencil drawings in a solo exhibition in Berlin. Rug develops highly complex compositions of

Art Bengaluru '13 Paints a Positive Picture for the City's Appreciation of the A …

The Contemporary Art Festival saw a record number of footfalls, extending this year's event by two days. Bangalore, India, August 30, 2013 -- South India's premier contemporary art festival, in its 4th edition, wowed the entire art fraternity and public at large. The seven-day event was extended past its scheduled date, to satisfy requests from art enthusiasts of the city, recording the most ever footfalls at UB City, Bangalore's popular hub. Taking

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