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World5 to Release New Single Following Success of Chart-Topping Debut Album, Glo …

Los Angeles , California – Oct. 31, 2012 – The band World5 is back in the studio and preparing to release its next single December 4th 2012 following the debut of its chart-topping album, Global Experience, earlier this year. “We were excited to start recording again after receiving such a positive reaction to "Global Experience,” said drummer Raimund Breitfeld. “Our producer, Grammy winner Randy Miller, is already mixing

Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad Livestream Book Study Receives Over 6,592 Viewer Minu …

Join the free, Rich Dad book study to become a better leader at Event Announcement What: Robert Kiyosaki’s The Rich Dad Company is now offering a free, weekly book-study of “Turning PRO” by Steven Pressfield via Facebook Livestream at Visitors can watch the discussion, ask questions and learn about becoming a better leader. “Our first two, Livestream book-studies were a huge success with 6,592 viewer minutes from 49 countries and a

Dean Sam L Grogg to Speak at the Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead

On November 7, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Adelphi University, Sam L Grogg, Ph.D., will deliver the talk “Oscars Exposed: A Look Behind the Scenes.” The event, sponsored by the Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead, will take place at the Garden City Casino, 51 Cathedral Avenue in Garden City at 1:30 p.m. Guests passes are $5.00 and may be purchased at the door. Grogg, a
11-12-2012 | Arts & Culture

British icon, Sonneteer goes Manga with Naoki Urasawa’s LP mania at the ‘Analog …

Renown Japanese Manga Artist, Naoki Urasawa and a host of Analogue audio products including the twice Japanese Audio Excellence Award winner the British made Sonneteer Sedley phono pre-amplifier attended an evening of song and conversation hosted by the music producer Kouji Wakui. Better known for his Manga works of Yawara, Monster, Master Keaton and 20th Century Boys amongst others Urasawa is also affectionately known amongst our Japanese friends as

Chanon Lauffer’s High-Energy Art at Agora Gallery

Dutch artist Chanon Lauffer interacts with the world through joyful, colorful, exuberant art. Her high energy abstract paintings sweep viewers into a whirling scene of color, at once a celebration and a challenge. “In our modern fast society, a lot of adults aren’t even able to enjoy the magic of nature, the magnificent mixture of people surrounding us, and the power of emotions that bring us closer together,” she says.
11-07-2012 | Arts & Culture

The Magnificent Obsession at MART Rovereto, a powerful museum experience in mode …

The MART - Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto (Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto, Italy) celebrates its tenth anniversary with an exhibition that redraws the relationship between its collections and the public, reflects about the museum's heritage and embarks on a new way of observing the latter. The Magnificent Obsession will last almost an entire year, from October 26, 2012, to
11-07-2012 | Arts & Culture

David Claerbout at MART; perception shifts between analogue and digital, and bet …

The MART - Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto (Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto, Italy) presents the first personal exhibition to be dedicated in Italy to the Belgian video artist David Claerbout (Kortrijk, Belgium, 1969). The exhibition curated by Saretto Cincinelli opens on October 26, 2012 and closes on January 13, 2013, offering the Italian public the opportunity to explore the artistic
11-07-2012 | Arts & Culture

The DigiTour Presents Tyler Ward's North American Tour Powered by Ultrabook Insp …

Tyler Ward, one of YouTube’s biggest self-made stars, takes on North America in a twenty-eight-city tour presented by The DigiTour and Sponsored by Ultrabook™ – Inspired by Intel. Since amassing one million subscribers on his YouTube channel, the independent singer/songwriter and producer is celebrating the success of his first original album ‘Hello. Love. Heartbreak.’ The album recently elevated him to the #1 spot on Billboard’s Heatseeker’s chart. Commencing in Salt

Grays of Westminster announce their Grand Christmas Dinner with Mike Maloney at …

Prize draw: one lucky attendee will walk away with a brand-new pair of Nikon High-Grade 2012 Olympic binoculars worth £469.00, courtesy of Nikon UK! London – Grays of Westminster are delighted to announce their Grand Christmas Dinner at The Institute of Directors (IoD), London on Friday, 7th December, 2012, 6.30 p.m. – 10.30 p.m. The guest speaker this year is Britain’s most highly awarded press photographer, Mike Maloney OBE. The evening will comprise a

Youth Art Show Being Held at Twin Oaks Gallery in San Marcos

SAN MARCOS, CA, October 25th, 2012 – Twin Oaks Gallery Art & Frame of San Marcos has just announced that they will be hosting the Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos’ Fine Arts Exhibit on Friday, November 9th, 2012. The event will be held from 6-8pm at Twin Oaks Gallery, located at 757 N. Twin Oaks Valley Road, #3 in San Marcos, CA. The event includes raffle prizes, face
10-26-2012 | Arts & Culture

Indian cinema legend awarded UK degree as Tagore Postgraduate Scholarships Launc …

Sharmila Tagore, the renowned Indian actress has this month been honoured at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland for her spectacular contribution to Bollywood cinema. The award-winning star, who is the great grand-niece of noted poet Rabindranath Tagore, has been given an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from the UK's Edinburgh Napier University. Aged 13, Tagore made her cinematic debut in Satyajit Raj’s Apur Sansar. The UK's Edinburgh Napier University recognised her talent at this

2nd Annual Seasons Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

Jupiter, Florida, USA - October 24, 2012 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce their 2rd Annual "Seasons" Online Art Competition for the month of November 2012. 2D artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for inclusion into the Gallery's December 2012 online group exhibition. The art gallery encourages entries from artists, regardless of where they reside to apply to

Extraordinary exhibit "the Sun Stone" (La Piedra del Sol) in original size now i …

The Aztec sun stone is the largest stone carving ever discovered. It celebrates the birth of the Aztec empire and the creation of a new cosmic era. The sculpture located in the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City, is made of basalt, measures 3.8 meters (12 feet) in diameter, is 1.22 meters (4 feet) deep and weighs 24 tons. As of Friday October 26th 2012, this extraordinary representation of the birth of

Concerto Köln: Launch of the second USA tour in 2012/Opera project “Artaserse” i …

A few weeks ago, Concerto Köln returned from their South American tour which ended with two acclaimed final concerts in the Teatro Municipal in Santiago de Chile. The musicians will be flying over the Atlantic again very soon for the launch of their second USA tour in 2012 beginning in Boston on Saturday, October 27th. Their first tour in April of 2012 led Concerto Köln to Jackson, the Library of

Green Art Gallery Dubai announces " A Permanent Record For Future Investigation" …

Opening Reception: 5 November 2012, 7 - 9 pm Exhibition Dates: 5 November 2012 – 10 January 2013 Green Art Gallery presents A Permanent Record For Future Investigation, an exhibition curated by New York-based artist Kamrooz Aram. The show will feature the work of five artists – Nazgol Ansarinia, Talia Chetrit, Iman Issa, Mehreen Murtaza, and Hajra Waheed – whose practices use image-making as a means to negotiate the question of representation.

New Scranton, PA Talk Radio Show Tackles Difficult Controversial Subjects Such A …

Scranton, PA, October 18, 2012 -- New Scranton, PA Talk Radio Show Tackles Difficult Controversial Subjects Such As-What Would A Morman President Be Like The "Dorothy & Dick" show, an exciting new broadcast talk show on WFTE FM, Scranton (105.7) and Mt Cobb (90.3) is attracting a lot of attention covering subjects others will not cover. The show airs Tuesdays at 11:30 AM and Saturdays at 9:00 AM. The station has

Dr. Leigh-Davis Wants to Bring Back Rock and Music Before iTunes

Dr. Leigh-Davis’ documentary feature film, “Suicide Pro,” just came out on DVD, but without haste, she is rushing to complete filming on the documentary “Let’s Rock,” with some really big names. Long before iTunes, there were musical artists that paved the way, and are the inspiration, for many of the singers kids are downloading on iTunes. Even though it took a long time to make The Rock and Roll Hall of

Eivind Gullberg Jensen: Further important debuts during the 2012/13 season

Following his significant debuts at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich as well as with the Bamberg Symphonic, yet more considerable debuts await the young Norwegian conductor Eivind Gullberg Jensen. On Friday 26th October 2012, he will conduct the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra for the first time (featuring Valentina Lisitsa as soloist). Exactly five weeks later, on Friday 30th November 2012, Eivind Gullberg Jensen’s debut with the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg

CD Release (October 15th, 2012): Florian Uhlig - 'Schumann in Vienna'

Melancholy and grotesque: Florian Uhlig introduces 'Schumann in Vienna', volume 4 of his complete edition of Schumann’s piano works. With the fourth CD in his 15-part complete edition of Schumann’s piano works, the renowned pianist Florian Uhlig moves towards the inner depths of the Schumann oeuvre, and a step closer to the dark and more troubled shades of the composer. This record sees Uhlig presenting, alongside the 'Faschingsschwank aus Wien, op.

Two First Prize Winners at the ›Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition …

The names of all the Prize Winners of the 8th ›Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition Hannover‹ have been determined, and were announced at the Award Ceremony during the Prize Winners’ Gala Concert on October 13, 2012. For the first time in the history of the Competition, the First Prize, amounting to €50,000, was awarded to two competitors, Alexandra Conunova-Dumortier from Moldova and Dami Kim from South Korea. Both of these

Strikingly Sparse Images of Jane Richardson at Agora Gallery

For the painter Jane Richardson, color and texture conjure evocative images of landscapes, city streets and human figures. Applied with palette knives and trowels, her paints meld sharp, straight edges and rounded lines to create movement and stillness in her generally abstract compositions. Many of her large paintings evoke landscapes, whether verdant natural vistas or fragmented urban scenes. Her bold expressionist aesthetic begins from a foundation of scraped, quasi-geometric forms,

Gladys Gonzalez’s Abstract Acrylics at Agora Gallery

Gladys Gonzalez paints large-format abstracts with acrylics on canvas, evoking the grandeur and mysticism of stained glass. Intense colors and heavy black lines form a body of work that is fragmented yet tight-knit; her style is immediately recognizable and has a great impact. “It is vibrant, colorful and… define[s] a particular scene or daily event,” she explains. Gonzalez is focused on capturing ordinary moments and making them something more. A

“We Are Who We Pretend to Be” art exhibition opens Saturday, November 10th at WW …

WWA Gallery Presents: We Are Who We Pretend to Be Featured Artists: Justin Bloomer | Nicole Bruckman | Vincent Cacciotti | David Chung | Evan Cummiskey | Joachim Knill | Bethany Marchman | Lou Pimentel | Allison Reimold | Jophen Stein Opening Reception: Saturday, November 10th | 7-10PM On View: November 10th – December 1st, 2012 Titled after Kurt Vonnegut’s cautionary quote, “We Are Who We Pretend to Be” opens Saturday, November 10th at

Hobbit Feest party in Baarlo, Netherlands

The Hobbit Feest party will take place on 17 and 18 November 2012 on Kasteel de Berckt in Baarlo, Netherlands. In expectance of the Hobbit film by Peter Jackson, which will come to cinemas a month later, and as part of the Hobbit Year project, the Dutch Tolkien Society Unqendor and the German Tolkien Society DTG are inviting all Tolkien and fantasy fans into the Shire, to travel ‘there and

Nina Lola Bachhuber: Loplop' Logik

Opening Reception: Friday, October 26, 2012, 6pm to 10pm Exhibition through: January 19, 2013 Extended opening hours on 11/2 until 10pm Nina Lola Bachhuber’s sculptures are three- dimensional representations of psychological states in which various levels of abstraction and figuration are oscillating. A strong focus on formal matters, rigorous attention to detail, an affinity to both rationality and fetish culture and the ambivalence of presence and absence are situating the work somewhere between

International Quilt Block Swap Unites Patchwork Enthusiasts around the Globe

Munich, 18 October 2012: Starting in autumn 2011, the online magazine “Quilt around the World” organised a truly ambitious project – a global quilt block swap. Quilt enthusiasts from around the world, who were interested in working together in a multinational and cross-cultural patchwork project, were invited to take part. With a finish date of March 31st 2012, the quilters had time to sew 12 quilt blocks according to their

Adelphi Hosts Arts Day Featuring Two-Time Tony Award-Winning Actress Christine E …

For the fifteenth consecutive year, Adelphi University will host Arts Day. At the annual fall arts conference, scheduled on October 16, 2012, talented performing arts high school juniors and seniors participate in intensive workshops in dance, music and theatre at our magnificent 53,000-square-foot Performing Arts Center (AUPAC), 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. The conference will take place from 8:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. The Arts Day featured

European Heritage Fair 2012 in Wiesbaden

LINE OF SUCCESS CONTINUES In an exhibition space twice as large than in the past, this year’s EUHEF in Wiesbaden gathers selected specialists in the fields of monument conservation, architecture, antiques as well as interior and garden design at a new location in Biebrich Castle in Wiesbaden. EUHEF – Trade fair and congress for monument conservation, architecture as well as interior and garden design; Biebrich Castle, Wiesbaden, 25–27 October 2012. The three-day

Cloudscapes of Jacques Descoteaux at Agora Gallery

At first glance, Canadian artist Jacques Descoteaux’s canvases resemble abstract color field paintings, but as the eye adjusts and subtle variations in tone and texture emerge, they turn out to be landscapes. Originally inspired by the flat topography and vast skies of the region surrounding James Bay, where he spent time years ago, and the urban environment of Toronto, where the artist is now based, Descoteaux paints what would almost

Australian Vintage Fans Go Danish With Dansk Vintage

Dansk Vintage, a unique local business, selling sustainable vintage Danish furniture celebrated a year of success last month. The Brisbane-based company has used a handpicked team of tasteful Danish suppliers to meet a niche Australian market demand for selective, high quality vintage pieces from the Nordic nation. The success of the business is so prolific that current stock shipments are being snapped up before they reach Australian shores. Christina Meagher one half of

Australian Potter Mines MOA’s Extensive Treasures to Present Pleased to Meet You …

VANCOUVER, BC – The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC explores compelling new pairings of timeless treasures in its boundary-breaking exhibition Pleased to Meet You: Introductions by Gwyn Hanssen Pigott on display from November 3, 2012 to March 24, 2013. A first for MOA, this exhibition examines new aesthetic perspectives that develop when artifacts are removed from their historical and cultural contexts, and re-assembled into groupings based solely on colour,

Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition Hannover (Sept. 29 – Oct. 13, 20 …

Six of the twelve Semifinalists in the ›Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition Hannover‹ have rea-ched the Final. Late on Tuesday evening (October 9, 2012), the International Jury announced the names of those young violinists who had succeeded in making the best impression on them in the two Semifinal rounds. The challenges were enormous. The first round of the Semi-final consisted of a recital, lasting a good hour, which had to include

Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition Hannover: The twelve Semifinalis …

Twelve out of a total of 35 competitors at the Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition Hannover (Sept. 29 – Oct. 13, 2012) have made it through to the Semifinals. Today - on Friday, October 5, 2012 – the Jury announced the names of the young violinists who made the best impression on them in the two preliminary rounds, playing works including solo pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach. The Semifinal rounds will

UAE Exchange and Soorya bring an enchanting evening of Indian dance forms

The multi-level mega show of a variety of Indian dance forms is conceptualised by Mr. Soorya Krishnamoorthy of Soorya Stage and Film Society. The show, organised by UAE Exchange, will be held on the 12th and 13th of October, 2012, in Abu Dhabi and Dubai respectively. Imagine an evening filled with rhythmic grace moving to soulful music. The art lovers of Abu Dhabi and Dubai will have such an evening with

Partners Club raises over £3,000 for Walking with the Wounded at Charity Event i …

Over 150 members and guests of Netlaw Media’s Partners Club gathered in London on Thursday for an exclusive evening in aid of the UK charity ‘Walking with the Wounded”. Titled as ‘An Exhibition Celebrating the Work of Sir Colin Hampden-White’, the event was a held at the Marylebone Hotel in London and attracted representatives from the political, legal and business sectors who helped raise over £3,000 for the rehabilitation of wounded

An additional “jewel” joins the Frida Kahlo exhibition “Viva la Vida” in Baden-B …

A wonderfully handcrafted silver pendant known as “The Universe Pectoral “ with the matching earrings can be seen in the Frida Kahlo exhibition in Baden-Baden, Germany as of September 14th 2012. The two exhibits are the replica in silver of the originals found in the archeological site of Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico. The archeological site of Monte Alban was discovered in 1932, and the Tomb Nr 7 contained jewelry of immense

Global Persuasion: Original Mid-Century Modern Posters at International Poster G …

BOSTON, MA - International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents Global Persuasion: Original Mid-Century Modern Posters, a show and sale of original vintage posters from 1945 – 1965. The Mid-Century poster genre, which has seen a meteoric rise in popularity in recent years, encompasses a broad spectrum of motifs and styles that responded to the technological and cultural developments of the post-World War II world. Included in the exhibition

“A Summerday” in Miami

“A Summerday” in Miami Carmen Graber at Nina Torres Fine Art Exhibition: November Contemporary November 2 – November 24, 2012 NINA TORRES FINE ART 1800 North Bayshore Drive, CP1 Miami, FL. 33132 Phone: +01.305.395.3599 Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 11am - 6pm / Saturdays 12 - 5pm November Contemporary is the 6th event of a series that features painting, sculpture, installation, photography, performances, collage and video of international artists. Nina Torres Fine Art has established the

Interactive Cell Phone Tour Launched at Mobile Carnival Museum

Visitors can now use their mobile devices to learn about Mardi Gras with a new mobile tour at the Mobile Carnival Museum. The Museum, which highlights the history of Mardi Gras in its true birthplace, Mobile, Alabama, partnered with OnCell to bring their exhibits to life through the visitors’ own mobile technology. By dialing a tour number on a cell phone or visiting the mobile web tour on a smartphone,

Sweet Soul Records Reaches Japan Music Distribution Agreement with Missouri-base …

An exclusive license agreement has been reached between SWEET SOUL RECORDS and Destin 2B1 Records, LLC, representing soul singer Brian Owens, allowing Japan distribution of his first major release “Moods & Messages,” in both physical and digital formats. Tokyo, Japan: Today, SWEET SOUL RECORDS, parent company lifesound, Inc., officially announced that an agreement has been reached with Missouri-based Destin 2B1 Records, LLC for nationwide distribution of the album “Moods & Messages,”

VernissageTV Art TV Partners with Paddle8TV

Basel (Switzerland), September 25, 2012 -- VernissageTV is excited to announce a new collaboration with Paddle8TV. Paddle8TV is a dedicated video channel premiering original video content contributed by galleries, non profits, museums and artists as well as the paddle8 community. The new collaboration will bring new video content to Paddle8TV every month that covers exhibitions and events in the fields of contemporary art, design, and architecture. About Paddle8TV: Paddle8TV is a dedicated

Steve Giovinco Included in Fine Art Photography Museum Exhibition “The Kids Are …

Photography Museum Show Illuminates Shifting Nature of Family and Changing Role of Contemporary Photography; Includes Catherine Opie, Steve Giovinco, Ryan McGinley, Others Contemporary family life and couples are the subject of Steve Giovinco’s fine art photographs, which are included in a museum exhibition called, “The Kids Are All Right.” The show opens September 30, 2012 at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The exhibition focuses on the shifting nature

Discursive Politics – Language with a Spin

A project sponsored by the Austrian Science Fund FWF has made a detailed investigation on what viewers understand and how they evaluate the statements of politicians during televised debates. To this effect, software-assisted conversation analysis established how the individual social knowledge of viewers nurtures the interpretations – and reinterpretations – of political statements. For the first time, the roles played by differing interpretive frames in our comprehension of political reality

Creative Geeks from all over the world meet up at push.inspiration

This autumn Munich will be all about the creative combination of design, code and new technologies. push.conference unites designers and developers from all around the globe to join a series of talks on trending topics. On the 23rd and 24th of November, envis precisely invites designers and creative coders for a two-day event to the Bavarian capital. As co-hosts of the previous decoded conference, the team can look back at three successful
09-28-2012 | Arts & Culture
MJ Mancini

"Revelation" reveals secret society of devil worshipers in Rome

“Revelation” a debut novel by MJ Mancini, the first in his trilogy of the same title, discusses a clandestine society of devil worshipers rumored to exist in Rome, Italy. The Cavalieri di Satana, or the Knights of Satan, is a powerful underground satanic cult according to Mancini’s book. The secret society operates in the shadows of the Vatican and controls most of the global financial markets on the

Wooden Bridge Candles Illuminate is known for delivering a taste of Wisconsin and now the online gourmet food and gift store is also sending the scent of Wisconsin with candles from Wooden Bridge Candles. The artisans at Wooden Bridge Candles craft eco-friendly, American made candles in a variety of comforting and cozy scents. With the help of, Wooden Bridge Candles ship nationwide. “From the wooden wick to the white frosted jar, no

Adelphi Presents “Uncommon Women and Others”

The Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) will be kicking off its 2012-2013 theatrical season with Wendy Wasserstein’s debut play Uncommon Women and Others. Directed by Department of Theatre Chair, Nicholas Petron, M.A. ’70 , the show will be running from September 26 to September 30 in the Black Box Theater, Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave, Garden City, NY, 11530. Set in the early 1970s at the height

The Portrait Society of America Announces the 2012 Fall Portrait Academy

MIAMI – September 19, 2012 –The Portrait Society of America proudly announces its 2012 Fall Portrait Academy to be held on November 2nd and 3rd at the Fairchild Gardens and Vizcaya Museum & Gardens in Miami, Florida. The two-day event features an artist demonstration by Hodges Soileau, a lecture by Professor David Chang and a Plein Air workshop with Hodges Soileau, David Chang and Kerry Vosler. The City of Miami

OnCell Turns Guided Garden Tour Into Mobile Tour

Brent and Becky's Bulbs of Gloucester, VA will launch an OnCell mobile tour inside their Chesapeake Bay Friendly Gardens, an 8+acre educational garden around its offices, warehouse and retail space, The Bulb Shoppe. OnCell's mobile technology makes it easy for sites to upload their own content onto a state-of-the-art online platform that turns educational audio, images and video into a mobile tour. Visitors to the garden will be able to

Titanic Artist James Lumbers New Release - Titanic Departure Collector Giclee Pr …

Titanic artist James Lumbers new release - Titanic Departure Painting - RMS Titanic's maiden voyage captured the imagination of the world in print, movies and pictures. Titanic 2012, the 100th anniversary of the tragedy has motivated the story once again. Titanic artist James Lumbers, (known widely for his memory paintings) has approached the subject from a unique perspective. Not from the horror of the event, but rather the innocence of

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