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North London Rock Band Audiogold Release Their New Album

Audiogold are pleased to announce their new album. Due for digital release on 3rd October and in store from the 26th, ‘Embers and Theories’ will be the debut album from the upcoming band, who are signed to JAMC records, a sub division of ChinChin records. The London four-piece boast an aesthetic combination of acoustic and electric guitar with a hard rock backbone. By playing at numerous independent music venues across

The Marshall Lekae gallery presents Karin Schminke

The Marshall Lekae gallery is pleased to showcase an intriguing series by mixed media artist, Karin Schminke. Karin Schminke began integrating digital technologies into her mixed media fine art over 25 years ago. A pioneer and educator in this developing field, Schminke's exploratory work has helped to define the role digital technologies play in today's art world. Her fine art involves combining photographic, drawing and printmaking techniques with new digital techniques.

A look back at the Spirit of Woodstock Festival 2011 in Mirapuri, Italy - Flashb …

The Spirit of Woodstock Festival 2011 Flashback presents images of all participating musicians and the soundtrack ‘Happy For You’ by Michel Montecrossa. The Festival Musicians are: Michel Montecrossa, Mirakali, Diana Antara, The Fabulous Sound Sisters, David Butterfield, Coffee After, Jaspoia Lee, Groundswimmer, Vortice di Nulla, Old Morgen, N.S.J.B., Full Tank, Jales und Knopf, Seaward, Cherries on a Blacklist, Il Vile, Menestrello, Blank Manuskript, Undiscovered Soul, Nekrosun, Looceedee, Witche’s Brew, MaryHell, Blak

The Beehive Presents Matt Garrison

WHAT: On Thursday, October 6th, 2011, Matt Garrison, a virtuoso bass guitar player from New York State, will be returning to his college town for a special performance on The Beehive’s stage as a part of the ‘Beehive Brooklyn Series.’ Starting at 10:00PM-2:00AM, the audience will have the opportunity to see Matt, in an experimental demonstration of electronic infused


September 29, 2011 – Starting yesterday, To Write Love On Her Arms joined twenty-four other charities in Round One of the American Giving Awards presented by Chase, a voting contest on Facebook to honor the past winners of Chase Community Giving. Voting is open from until next Wednesday, October 5th at 12pm EST. All charities have been divided into five categories, allowing one from each group to continue on to

Salt Shakers An Art Exhibit by Mostafa Hamidi

Has no salt in head (Italian) Write it in salt (Slovenian) Salt of the earth (English) Throw salt in the water to avoid bad luck (Persian) *traditions of folklore In today's society, people are beginning to fear the presence of salt in their foods.  The traditional prominent place of the saltshaker on the kitchen table is declining and with it disappears the tradition of folklore, expressions and superstitions.  I tried to give the saltshaker a new role as both

Darlean Morris Translates Abstract Vision into Geometric Forms at Agora Gallery

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature Canadian artist, Darlean Morris, in Beyond Borders: an Exhibition of Fine Art from Canada. The exhibition is scheduled to run from October 7, 2011 through October 28, 2011 (opening reception: Thursday, October 13, 2011). About the Artist Canadian painter Darlean Morris is a staunch advocate of abstraction, though her brightly-toned geometric forms, when applied to aluminum, often evoke landscapes and natural forms. Her

Pictures from children of Mavue were handed over

The pictures from the children of Mavue were handed over on Wednesday September 15th 2011 to the children from the Brigádníků Elementary School in Prague 10. The handing over took place in front of the School Director Mgr. Alena Polanská, representatives of the School Parliament – K.Lišková and M.Horváth, Director of GTP Gabriela Dihelová and the Development Program Coordinator Dana Neumanová. This event occurred based on the support for child education

First "Dictionary of Men" Defines and Categorizes Male Species

September 28, 2011 (Boston, MA) - Finally, the world makes sense. The first “Dictionary of Men” is out and its defining the male species based on hometown, alma mater, profession, car, shoes, hygiene, social skills, favorite food, cocktail of choice, among other intimate characteristics. MASH Media LLC announces its full-color, hardcover release of “Dictionary of Men.” Holding no punches, the “Dictionary of Men” pinpoints 365 different male types, one for every

Computer Guru has participated as an Exhibitor in ITCN Asia 2011 at Expo Center …

Karachi, Pakistan, September 20, 2011 – Computer Guru has participated as an Exhibitor in ITCN Asia 2011 at Expo Center Karachi Pakistan Computer Guru – A Project of Growth Welfare Organization had participated in Pakistan’s Biggest IT and Telecommunication Exhibition ITCN Asia 2011 at Expo Center Karachi Pakistan on September 20, 21 and 22, 2011. Over 5000 Students & Professionals have visited Computer Guru Stall in ITCN Asia 2011, and showed their

Artfact End-of-Summer Auction Results Roundup

Online sales at Artfact, the world’s premier live auction platform, remained strong throughout July and August despite recent turmoil in the world’s financial markets. A canvas by Hughes Claude Pissarro (b. 1935) sold online for €20,000 at Matsart Auctioneers & Appraisers’ International Fine Art Summer Auction on July 5th. Pissarro, who is the grandson of Camille Pissarro (1803 - 1903), first exhibited at the age of fourteen and is probably
09-28-2011 | Arts & Culture

Riderwood Retirement Community Residents in Silver Spring, MD, Will Relive Drive …

WHAT: A Movie Under the Stars event in which in which hundreds of Riderwood residents, their families and their friends will relive outdoor drive-in movie experiences of the past. They will watch “Cactus Flower,” a movie starring Walter Matthau, Ingrid Bergman and Goldie Hawn (in her Academy Award winning performance ) as the wonder of night skies filled with stars adds a magical, surreal backdrop. Attendees will sit in chairs on

Christ Calls Methodists To Spirituality Says John Meacham, Author Of 'Divine Rev …

This is a message from Jesus Christ to the Methodist Church. “I am the Faithful and True Witness, who is the origin of all God has created. I know what you have done; I know that you are lukewarm. How I wish you would hear me knocking on your thousand doors and let Me in. For I would advise you, that, you need to strive for spiritual riches rather than

Juried Art Competition - Theme "The Elements" Announced by Art Gallery

Jupiter, Florida - September 25, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a Juried Art Competition with the theme “The Elements” for the Month of October 2011. All 2D artists, including photography and excluding video from around the world are called upon to make online submissions to the gallery. The winners of this art competition will be included in the gallery’s November 2011 online art group exhibition.

Suzanne Whang to Reveal her Breasts at Breast Cancer Benefit & Auction September …

Suzanne Whang, perhaps best known for hosting HGTV's House Hunters and her thought-provoking and hilarious stand-up comedy chararacter Sung Hee Park, will be auctioning off framed topless photos at the benefit auction to be held in her honor on September 24. Speaking about the unusual works of art, Suzanne said, "Recently, I realized that trying to keep this stage IV metastatic breast cancer secret was literally killing me. So

Nabiha + Thom Selected Works 1997 – 2011 – artbook in limited edition

After more than 14 years of collaboration and mutual inspiration the artist couple Unity Art Nabiha + Thom have now produced their first retrospective in the form of a high-quality photobook. "Nabiha + Thom Selected Works 1997 - 2011" contains a selection of the best works of the initial creative period. Due to the exceptional quality of the prints this photographic art book is a must-have for collectors and art lovers

Audiogold Release Their Debut Album with Artwork By the Harry Potter Design Team

Audiogold | Embers and Theories What does the band Audiogold and their debut album ‘Embers and Theories’ have in common with The Daily Prophet, Diagon Alley and The Marauders Map? Answer: graphic artwork designed by Woop Studio (link: , the creative minds behind the Harry Potter franchise and all of the graphic props. With over ten years experience spent designing for the franchise, Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima have

Gary Holt of EXODUS Claims Stage Diving and Slam Pits in Thrash Metal Started at …

In upcoming deluxe thrash metal photo book MURDER IN THE FRONT ROW: Shots From the Bay Area Thrash Metal Epicenter, by Harald Oimoen and Brian Lew, guitarist Gary Holt of Exodus (and currently Slayer) claims that the bruising scenes seen nightly at metal shows everywhere first came to thrash metal from punk at Ruthie's Inn in Berkeley, CA. "From our first show together with Slayer," Holt writes, "to all the

“Buchanan Michigan hosts Musical Event Announced for Saturday, September 24th, 2 …

Outdoor Musical Event to include Live Music, Wine, Craft Brew and Food Tasting, Shopping and more. Buchanan, Michigan - The Buchanan Area Chamber of Commerce, the Buchanan Downtown Development Authority and WVPE 88.1 Public Radio are pleased to announce the opening of “Harvest Buchanan”, September 24th in downtown Buchanan Michigan. Harvest Buchanan, at the Commons on Days Avenue adjacent to the Buchanan Arts and Historic District, will feature live music, food
09-21-2011 | Arts & Culture

Rajrang Presents Traditional Oil Paint Canvas Range

INDIA, Jaipur Sep.20, 2011 Rajrang has launched the most awaited collection of Rajasthani Paintings. This is an exclusive selection blending the traditional lifestyle of local people in the past blending in contemporary colors. This is for the people who are looking for an ethnic look in their modern homes. Rajasthan based oil painting is the expression of the thoughts, consciousness and imagination of Indian artists in oil colors and lines. Indian

An Important Franz Liszt Disc Introduced By Mehmet Okonsar: "Liszt-Modern"

The actual Compact disk, recorded in Turkey is internationally published via along with its online marketers. This specific CD represents Liszt as a "modern" composer. Liszt has been some of the most modern piano player of all periods, not simply he completely revolutionized playing the piano but furthermore the music language itself. The selections on this CD are not just "late-works by Liszt". The disc tries to showcase the "modern" points

“1001 Arabian Nights” Transports Listeners through a Kaleidoscope of Colorful So …

The scene shifts to the ancient and exotic Middle East in the University of Chicago’s Mandel Hall! On Saturday, October 29 at 7 PM and 9 PM, the University Symphony Orchestra will present “Arabian Nights” – an hypnotic evening of storytelling, special effects, and genie-conjuring music. Again this year the Hyde Park School of Dance collaborates with the orchestra in these back-to-back concerts, perfect for families. “Arabian Nights” will

New Teen Entertainer HEATHER BRAVERMAN on the Rise

Creative performer and New Jersey native Heather Braverman is working to carve her niche in the world of entertainment. Heather Braverman has had a real glow and passion for entertaining since the age of 5. Her earliest experience was in an off-Broadway musical, The People Garden. Heather’s latest performance is in the film adaptation of Wendy Mass’ young adult novel Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life.

Sting! XI: Object Relations

On Tuesday, September 27th, 2011, from 6:30PM - 8:30PM, The Beehive's co-owner and resident curator Jennifer Epstein will host the 11thinstallment in The Beehive's continuing art series entitled, Sting! XI: Object Relations. This installment welcomes guest curator Jeff Perrott who has put together a group show with 11 Boston artists whose work centers around the principles of abstraction. The ongoing event always signifies the launch of a new art installation at

Helps to Watch Free Movies Online without downloading them

The magnum opus web portal provides its users this exciting opportunity to watch movies online without downloading them. September 19, 2011: Live Watch Movies, one of the most renowned online movie portals, offers this exceptional facility to watch free movies online without the necessity to download them. The movie portal comprises in its enriched online library, a gamut of enthralling flicks that encompass both the latest movies as well 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 Book Marketing, announced today The Authors Show radio and TV weekly broadcast schedule. Book Marketing, branded as 'The Authors Marketing Powerhouse', allows authors and publishers the opportunity to upload photos, bios, book covers, video and book trailers. The site also offers discussion forums, segmented special interest groups and allows for event listings. Each author can develop

Dr. Leigh-Davis Brings More Music to Philanthropy, on iTunes

New episodes of Profiles in Philanthropy are available on iTunes, and they are filled with music, music, music… Now that iTunes is broadcasting Dr. Leigh-Davis’ television show “Profiles in Philanthropy,” Dr. Leigh-Davis is focusing more on her favorite subjects: music; sports; and more music. “Profiles in Philanthropy” has been regularly airing on Blip TV, but the new deal with iTunes has brought a new younger audience. Accordingly, the show

Laser By Sia Leads the Skin Care Industry with New Complexion Analysis Technolog …

Laser By Sia has once again set the bar for groundbreaking skin care with its new skin complexion analysis technology, which provides a complete map of skin now, and in the future. Sydney, NSW, September 17, 2011 -- Laser By Sia’s new Visia Complexion Analysis technology measures skin conditions for wrinkles, texture, pores and pigmentation, providing an invaluable guide for optimal treatment and rejuvenation. Sia Hendry of Laser By Sia says this

World’s Best Master Landscape Photographer Rodney Lough Jr. Leads Workshops in A …

Master Landscape Photographer Rodney Lough Jr. will continue leading outdoor photography workshops next year beginning in March in Arizona’s Antelope Slot Canyon near Page, Arizona. Portland, OR, September 17, 2011 -- Master Landscape Photographer Rodney Lough Jr. will continue leading outdoor photography workshops next year beginning in March in Arizona’s Antelope Slot Canyon near Page, Arizona. For nearly a decade the photographer has been leading workshops in the field - taking

Armenian Night at The Beehive

WHAT: On Thursday, September 22nd, 2011, The Beehive will be hosting their second “Armenian Night” - featuring cuisine, libations and entertainment highlighting Armenian culture. It’s an evening with wide appeal for all (Armenian or not) with musical performances by the Musaner and Nor Quartet, and Armenian food specials prepared by Executive Chef Rebecca Newell such as deluxe mezze platters with assorted salads, char-grilled lamb chops with basmati rice and


Mona Lisa Illusion is Seen Through the 'Eyes' of Two-Faced Janus, Says Mystery Solver Scott Lund Los Angeles, CA - Sept. 16, 2011 The greatest secret in art history was declared by Scott Lund in Rome on the date 9/10/11. It was revealed to be an ingenious optical trick that Leonardo da Vinci used to transform the viewer of the Mona Lisa into the pagan Sun god Janus who looks in opposite

“Proto-Pop: The Elegant Object” at International Poster Gallery

BOSTON, MA - International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents “Proto-Pop: The Elegant Object”, a first-of-its-kind exhibition of original vintage Object Posters from the Twenties to the 1940s, offered as precursors to the controversial and explosive Pop Art movement of the 1960s and 1970s. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public and runs October 6 – November 24, 2011, features 30 posters from Object Poster masters like

Sonya Conti Now in the Light Space & Time Artist Showcase

Jupiter, Florida -- September 15, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announced today that Sonya Conti is now featured in the Gallery’s Artist Showcase. Mary was in the gallery’s initial competition in July 2010, Surfaces. Since that time she has entered and participated in additional gallery competitions and in all cases placed very high in the judging with her work. Her “Peony Poetry” won the gallery’s “Colors”
09-16-2011 | Arts & Culture

Riderwood Retirement Community Resident Kyoko Okamoto Teaches Koto in Silver Spr …

SILVER SPRING, MD (September 15, 2011) – The Montgomery Station class room at Riderwood retirement community in Silver Spring normally is equipped with flip charts, audio-visual machines and screens. However, on weekend mornings it is transformed into a space where the sounds of Japanese koto lure people to come inside and experience enchantment. The koto is a harp that is not really a harp, accompanied by the sound of a

Cours d’Anges, Bit Rabbit, and Fircoal to appear on Mutiny Radio on Sunday, Sept …

Cours d’Anges, as part of the PR push for the debut album Restoration (available worldwide on iTunes) will be appearing Sunday, September 18, 2011, 8:00pm-10:00pm on Mutiny Radio, the cutting edge San Francisco Internet Radio Station (formerly on the airwaves as Pirate Cat Radio). The URL for Mutiny is or simply search “Mutiny Radio San Francisco” online. Also, on-air callers with questions will be welcomed: 415-550-0511. DJ Alex Gahan will

Heartwarming and Uplifting Picture Book for Children and Adults

Co-authored by sisters Joan Dickow and Judy Snider, the idea of I Love You, Be Careful started from a telephone conversation one day when the sisters talked about wanting their loved ones to be safe and know how much they are loved. Ivins, UT, September 15, 2011 -- From the moment we are born, someone is telling us to be careful. No matter what country we call home or what language

From "Instant Music Making" (i.e. improvisation), A Striving Compact Disc Launch …

"Shadowy Arcade" is the particular heading of Mehmet Okonsar's launched solo piano improvisations CD. The disc is recorded in the artist's private recording studio as well as released through his own label. Not unlike John Zorn, this independent and incredibly dynamic musician and performer is certainly unafraid to launch a certain music that is mesmerizing for many, may be overwhelming with others, although can never be seen as "not-new", "standard" or

Divine Arts Media To Release in Sixth Book In New Series THE SACRED SITES OF THE …

[Los Angeles, CA/USA] Divine Arts Media announces the October 2011 release of THE SACRED SITES OF THE DALAI LAMAS by Glenn H. Mullin. This book remarkably mixes 100 stunning color photographs of Tibet’s most sacred power spots of the Dalai Lamas with text on the historical relevance of these sites in the unfolding of Tibetan Buddhism. Appearing throughout the book are brief biographies, inspirational quotations and passages from the writings of

Photography Art Contest Announced by Art Gallery

Jupiter, Florida - September 13, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a Juried Art Contest with an “All Photography” theme for the Month of September 2011. All photographers from around the world are called upon to make online submissions with the winners being included in the gallery’s October 2011 online art group exhibition. Light Space & Time encourages entries from all photographers regardless of where they

9-11 Anniversary - Dr. Laurie Pappas Believes Terrorism Can Be Turned Into Oppor …

All human beings naturally believe what they see. Yet what they see is not fact, as all human beings actually see only what they believe they see. If the tragedy of 9-11 is seen from a perspective based on separation, discrimination or political agendas, it would appear to be an event that separated the entire world into two camps - those who seek to kill and destroy against those who

The Visual ARTBEAT Magazine / Issue#7 out now

Contemporary Art Magazine for European and Middle Eastern Art Collectors Limited Edition INDEX 1 – Franz Holzer Opera Impressions Collection 3 – Kunstverein Braunschweig/ Marcel Dzama The Never Known into the Forgotten 6 – John F. Martin / In Character 10 – Alexander Sutulov and Hugo Marin / The Andes: Vertical Column of America

View the Organic Surrealism in Wladimir Tasoff's Art at Agora Gallery

NEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature Russian-born artist, Wladimir Tasoff, in Masters of the Imagination: The Latin American Fine Art Exhibition. The exhibition is scheduled to run from September 13, 2011 through October 4, 2011 (opening reception: Thursday, September 15, 2011). About the Artist Wladimir Tasoff’s massive oil and mixed media paintings offer a unique brand of organic surrealism charged with delicate intimations, traces and shadows. Overlapping, semi-translucent veils

Boris Kralj: My Belgrade – Exhibition and Book Release

Just pictures and an intimate feeling remain in our mind, if we think about something which is gone forever. Boris Kralj's exhibition and photo book ‘My Belgrade’ tell the story about a country which does not exist anymore. Belgrade, a synonym for the last place which witnesses the artist's personal point of view on this very fragile theme Yugoslavia. On Kralj's numerous travels to the post Yugoslav countries, he discovered the

Publishing Startup Offers Aspiring Authors New Opportunities

NEW YORK – PUBSLUSH Press, a full service, social publishing platform, has announced a nationwide writing competition. Targeting writers of any genre, PUBSLUSH is encouraging authors to submit their book ideas to be chosen to win an iPad 2 and a chance to be published. Writers simply submit the best ten pages and a summary of their manuscript at, through October 15th. PUBSLUSH Press is a revolutionary publisher that utilizes

The MLK Memorial, Race Relations in the Jazz World, and the Turbulent 1960's, wi …

Contact: Burke Allen (703) 589-8960 DeBlase is pulling back the curtain on the inner workings of world of jazz during those racially turbulent times. As Washington DC welcomes the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial -- and with "The Help" now dominating at the box office -- Americans are reflecting upon the nation's turbulent racial history, MLK's contributions to the civil rights movement, and life under segregation. For author Renatta DeBlase, these

Cervisia Lleida 2011 fair brewing in Spain

On 9 - 11 September the third edition of Cervisia Lleida fair, the exhibition take place in Lleida (Spain), where it finds the beer main brands. The plate heat exchangers (PHE) that supplies Laygo Gaskets, are used in the brewing industry for different purposes, as cooling wine by ICP for high-volume and beer flash pasteurization. Cervisia Lleida 2011, organized by Mahou-San Miguel group is supported by “Fira de Lleida”, a

New CD: World Premiere Recording of Works by Sidney Corbett Features American Vi …

Distinguished American violinist Sarah Plum is joined by her long-time duo partner pianist Timothy Lovelace, as well as esteemed colleagues mezzo-soprano Patricia Green and cellist Jonathan Ruck, on a new CD release from the Blue Griffin label featuring music by composer Sidney Corbett titled ABSCONDITUS. The new release unveils world-premiere recordings of works by Corbett that span a seventeen-year period, and pays tribute to a long and close collaboration

Elliot Brown Releases new album "The Road to Destruction"

Following the release of Elliot Browns debut album “Delirium Tremens” in 2009, Elliot has just released “Road to Destruction.” Music.Net.NZ gives rave reviews of latest album, “Road to Destruction.” has exclusive interview with Brown. Elliot Brown releases his Newest Album “Road to Destruction, available for purchase and review at The album introduces his new and highly political grassroots song “Some Promises Have Been Made to Me.” The new

Johansson Projects presents Circlesaints featuring Yvette Molina + Mike Meyers

In his drawings Leonardo Da Vinci explored the cosmography of the microcosm, showing how the workings of the human body can be traced in the workings of the universe. Johansson Projects' upcoming exhibition, Circlesaints by Yvette Molina and Michael Meyers, takes a similar line of inquiry. In their respective work, explorations of plant life and architecture investigate the whole from its parts. Yvette Molina employs a microscope's view of plants

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