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Author John Meacham Releases 'Divine Revelation: A Call From Christ To Join The …

Bible prophecy is a very hot topic of discussion as we head towards the year 2012, thought by many to be the year of the Apocalypse. In author John Meacham's latest book, 'Divine Revelation: A Call From Christ To Join The Armies Of Heaven', Christ speaks to readers about accepting Him as their Lord and Savior, about being born again, about leading a rich spiritual life, about church reform, and

Mystic Roots Band supports US Troups on World Tour

The current Mystic Roots Band "Cali-HI World Tour 2011" is on pace to give fans everything they have come to expect from Mystic Roots with the release of their newest album Cali-HI. The band is launching into their 15th year of touring, finishing a US nationwide run with a Pacific Rim tour including Japan, Guam and Hawaii to entertain US Troops abroad. Mystic Roots has always had a culture and

MEDIA RELEASE - Lamont Launches First Book: Hopes for Luck with “The Jinx”

Media Release: For Immediate Release MANITOBA, CANADA - Manitoba writer Dougald Lamont is hoping his first book, The Jinx, will be a hit with young readers of ebooks around the world. It’s the story of Stephen Grayson, a 13-year old whose run of bad luck gets so bad he worries he is endangering his family. Fearing he is cursed, he flees home to protect his family, only to find that he

Can Stock Photo Hits 5 Million Stock Photos

Can Stock Photo Inc. has announced that its independent library of microstock images has surpassed the 5 million milestone, reaffirming the company as one of the world’s largest independent stock photography & footage collections. Founded in 2004, the stock photography company has seen rapid library growth in the past year, largely attributed to steadily increasing contributor earnings and a file submission process that is widely regarded as one of the fastest
08-18-2011 | Arts & Culture
Sky Angel

Sky Angel Adds American Pop Classics Programming to On-Demand Library

Naples, Fla. – Sky Angel announces they have added over 15 timeless programming titles from American Pop Classics to both their TV and WebTV services Video On Demand selections, with many more titles to come. Sky Angel is a provider of inspirational and family-friendly television and radio programming available worldwide. American Pop Classics features the best of pop culture TV programs and beloved Hollywood films. American Pop Classics brings

The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest Returns to the Dutchess County Fairgrounds fo …

RHINEBECK, NY: The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest’s tenth anniversary is less than a month away and the excitement for this milestone event is mounting. For the past nine years, the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest has been a celebration of wine and food that takes place each September on the weekend after Labor Day. This year we’re looking to celebrate our tenth anniversary with our Presenting Sponsor,

Towers Rotana the proud hosts of the world renowned artist Thomas Schonauer

Mr. Thomas Schonauer, born in Düsseldorf is a world renowned artist and has lately created a 30 square meter roof for a family home in Dusseldorf. The sculptures and paintings of Thomas Schönauer explore the third dimension. Like the Atompops, his clustered, towering structures of polished stainless steel spheres in which space and interspace are made visible and tangible. Seven of these Atompops are now available as 3D models in

ART LABS Feature 19 Projects Displayed in Public Spaces Around the Hilton and th …

Art Labs place art in the urban context and encourage participation by the general public. These combined events feature 19 projects by more than 150 artists, creating an opportunity to showcase the diversity of San Diego’s artistic community. San Diego, CA, August 17, 2011 -- Art Labs place art in the urban context and encourage participation by the general public. These combined events feature 19 projects by more than 150 artists,

The Colomb Art Gallery, London at the Newcastle Gateshead Art Fair.

The Colomb Art Gallery, London and York Fine Arts are proud to announce their participation in this year’s Newcastle Gateshead Art Fair 2011. For the first time, both galleries will be exhibiting side by side with a superb selection of original paintings and sculpture from established British and international artists. Philip Short, Managing Director of The Colomb Art Gallery, London: “We have watched the Newcastle Gateshead Art Fair grow in reputation over the

Richard Mittelstadt Featured in the Artist Showcase

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Richard Mittelstadt is now featured in the Gallery’s Artist Showcase. Jupiter, Florida - August 16, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is extremely pleased to announce that Richard Mittelstadt is now featured in the Gallery’s Artist Showcase. Richard is a Minnesota based artist whose artistic talents are demonstrated in a broad array of styles, subjects

New Book Details Life as the Child of America’s Most Notorious First Amendment C …

Luther Campbell’s daughter gets as nasty as she has to be to heal herself and her family Rap music multimillionaire Luther Campbell’s daughter is not nearly as nasty as she could have been in her new book, I Am Not My Father’s Daughter, given her nasty life steeped in sex, violence, sordid liaisons and all things illicit. Shanetris “Shane” Campbell has redirected her anger and fears to write a

Northern Germany’s biggest Hollywood Event

Brunswick, August 16th 2011 – Great events foreshadow. On the weekend of September 3rd and 4th, Northern Germany’s biggest Hollywood Event, “Movie Days”, open their gates at the Brunswick City Hall. Organizer Angelo Zannin and his team are proud to present star guests as well as an exciting programme. The event which is currently taking root invites stars and starlets from overseas in order to give visitors an understanding of the

Horizons Crossing premiere: A sold out event

Horizons Crossing Premiere: A Sold Out Event Participate Film Academy hosted 400 guests at the world premiere of feature film Horizons Crossing, 10 August 2011 at Hoyts EQ. The sold out red carpet event attracted diverse audience, keen to view another student produced movie from a film school setting a new standard in film education. Since 2006, Participate Film Academy remains the only school in the world where students produce a

South Bay Ballet’s Kirsten Marshall Enters Ballet Magnificat! Trainee Program

On the heels of fellow dancers, Paul C. Kirk and Regina Park Suh, South Bay Ballet announces Kirsten Marshall has accepted a position with Ballet Magnificat!, the internationally recognized Christian ballet company founded by Kathy and Keith Thibodeaux. Marshall will join the Company’s trainee program this September and will begin intensive technical studies not only in the art of ballet, modern and conditioning, but also courses in anatomy, discipleship/Bible


News Release -- For Immediate Release August 15, 2011 San Francisco -- Cultural Heritage Imaging (CHI), a San Francisco-based non-profit, is offering free training in high-tech imaging to

Hayden Padgett's Debut Single

Hayden Padgett, an up and coming artist based in the Bay Area, is releasing his latest single entitled "Poisoning Me." The song is a combination of Pop and R&B elements that highlights the piano skills of Hayden Padgett, as well as his vocal talent. The song is a strong first step in the musical career of a talented new artist. Hayden Padgett has been heavily involved in music for most of

The Universe Of The Variation Form In Music: "Goldberg", Johann Sebastian Bach's …

The actual work is performed using a beautiful piano sound along with pinpoint exactness, still under no circumstances it sounds "dried out". Many facets help remind the exact listener the second, (1981) release recorded by Glenn Gould. Tempos are rather near to the Canadian pianist's versions plus the performance reveals an extensive familiarity with historical playing. Still Okonsar hardly ever seems "snobbish". The actual recording is worldwide obtainable through as well

Bouje Publishing Publishes NEW Kids’ Book - #3 of the Future Business Leaders’ S …

Atlanta, GA, August 16, 2011 – Bouje Publishing announces the release of the third adventure book of the preteen Future Business Leaders Series™: Wyatt’s Laughing Lark and the Search for the Secret Map, ISBN-13: 978-0-9779265-3-4. BOOK SYNOPSIS Wyatt, Tyler’s funny friend, has caused quite a stir at the Nessibus Airport. Laughter roars from his airport comedy club where travelers, waiting for their planes to depart, get a chance to catch an exciting

Artisan Galleries release rare new Bob Dylan collection

Essex, United Kingdom (11 August, 2011) - Artisan Galleries, one of the UK's leading family-run art dealers are privileged to announce the release of Bob Dylan's 2011 'Drawn Blank' limited edition, hand-signed paintings. With five prestigious galleries across London, and a world-wide community online, Artisan Galleries are able to offer home viewings, events evenings, and completely free world wide delivery. Additionally, their interest free credit scheme affords UK clients the


Consolidated Theaters has committed to donate 10% of the net proceeds from the filmʻs limited release in Hawaiʻi to the Ke Aliʻi Pauahi Foundation, a non-profit charitable support organization of the Kamehameha Schools. The Foundation’s mission is to perpetuate the legacy of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop by seeking and developing new and diverse sources of income to support the ever-increasing educational needs and goals of people of Hawaiian ancestry. “The Foundation
08-11-2011 | Arts & Culture
Alice Rene

Surviving The Nazi Holocaust - A First Person Account By Author Alice Rene In 'B …

Words can never describe the horrors the Nazi regime brought down upon the human race. Words will never do justice to the suffering imposed upon millions of Jewish victims and their families. Words can, however, show us how to move beyond hatred and death. They can show us how to go beyond survival to acceptance, and how we can learn to apply the lessons learned from such circumstances in our

Jan Reiff: Image film „World of Wagner“ nominated for the 2012 German Design Awa …

The German Design Award is bestowed by the German Design Council, the most reputable German design institution. It is not possible to apply for this prize. One can only be nominated, such as quite recently the image film “World of Wagner”. It has been produced by the film maker Jan Reiff with his Bar Vinya Film for the German company Wagner System in Lahr, Black Forest. You can watch it

Huge Comics Creator Gathering Of More Than 500 To Attend Wizard World Chicago Co …

In what is believed to be the largest single gathering of creative talent ever at a comics convention, a total of 515 artists, writers and producers are scheduled to attend Wizard World (OTC: WIZD.PK) Chicago Comic Con, Thursday through Sunday at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. World-class creators, including Mike Deodato Jr. (“Amazing Spider-Man,” “Wonder Woman”), Jim Cheung (“Avengers,” “Uncanny X-Men”), Brian Azzarello (“Flashpoint: Batman - Knight of

Spilling Horizon, a painting exhibition by Khorso Berahmandi

Queen Gallery is proud to invite Khosro Berahmandi back to Toronto this fall to show case his new work. Spilling Horizon is a series of thirty five new works that will be exhibited at Queen Gallery from September 15 to October 4, 2011. These works continue the novel, creative offspring of a pictorial space unique to this remarkable artist who, faithful to himself throughout the years, invites the visitor to
08-10-2011 | Arts & Culture
Ami Moore

Chicago Dog Coach Ami Moore's 'The Alphatude Attitude' To Be Used As Part Of Cur …

The Chicago Dog Coach, Ami Moore, CMT, CMVT is a a leading expert in dog psychology. Her much acclaimed book, 'The Alphatude Attitude' has been made a part of the curriculum at the Vancouver Island College Of Natural Wellness. The program will educate students about the importance of proper animal nutrition and holistic health including proper animal food preparation, alternative healing methods for animals and many other subjects. The program

A New Pipe Organ And Harpsichord Cd By Mehmet Okonsar: The Great Contrapuntal Wo …

SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: "The Art of Fugue" by Johann Sebastian Bach. An internal glimpse at the CD published by Mehmet Okonsar, pianist, composer, conductor and musicologist of Turkish origins. The work is carried out over a delightful organ built on Baroque organ designs. Mehmet Okonsar positioned the tracks order of the CD in a way that the actual Fugues are in groupings by styles i.e. "simple fugues", "rhythmical variations", "inverted fugues" and so forth then

The First DIY Platform For Fan Inspired Merchandise

August 8, 2011 – Music fans of all kinds love nothing more than proudly supporting their favorite artists by buying cool merch. The problem is that most merch just isn’t that cool! SOULBLENDR is inviting music fans to an entirely new “social commerce” marketplace, a site built around fan inspired, designer made music merchandise. Experience a self serve, easy to use commerce platform where musicians/talent of any kind can

Greenspring Resident Receives Lifetime Award from the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA – Emile “Mickey” Zimmerman, currently a resident at Greenspring retirement community, remembers playing in the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra’s (FSO) first venue at Annandale High School. Zimmerman, who helped to form the group in 1957, was the orchestra’s first Concertmaster when they acquired a permanent concert venue at George Mason University. Zimmerman retired from the FSO in 1991 and was recently presented with the Dorothy Farnham Feuer

James Dean Icon of a Generation This Week at

In death, James Dean became a global megastar. When he passed away in 1955 he had only completed three movies. He was 24-years-old and died in a car accident near Paso Robles, Calif., on the way to a sports car meet. Only one of his movies “East of Eden” loosely based on the novel by John Steinbeck, had been released. After his death two more

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2011 – The return of the purple cow.

The world’s largest International Arts festival in Edinburgh, UK has once again arrived in Scotland’s capital which means that the hub around the central buildings of Edinburgh University, known in August as Fringe Central will once again be dominated by the enormous upside-down purple cow, the Udderbelly, which has become synonymous with the spirit of creativity and eccentricity associated with the Fringe. Underbelly Limited was founded in 2000 by entrepreneurs

Claire P. Gordon, Author Of 'The Color Of Music', To Be Featured In New TV Serie …

Claire P. Gordon, author of 'The Color of Music', will be appearing in a new TV series entitled 'A Woman's Pursuit'. The show explores the inner journey of a few special women, whose goals were reached and how these accomplishments helped them give back through creative and/or humanitarian endeavors. "I was surprised," stated Ms. Gordon, "when Deanna Elkin asked if I would be one of the special women on the show

From Country to Contemporary, an exhibition of paintings by Michael James Smith.

From Country to Contemporary. Renowned for skilfully depicting the British landscape, Michael James Smith reveals his remarkable new body of contemporary figurative works at The Colomb Art Gallery, London. Instantly recognisable for their intense detail, Michael James Smith’s British country scenes are inspired by the classic landscape traditions. His works have been compared to that of Constable and Gainsborough, with blissful rivers playing a focal point in most of his paintings. Proving his artistic

The Print Studio offers an easy way to buy original art from the Royal Academy S …

The Print Studio, the home of internationally-renowned printmaker Kip Gresham, is giving art lovers the opportunity to buy world-famous art online. Work featured in the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy, the largest open contemporary art exhibition in the world, can be viewed — and purchased — on The Print Studio website. The work by Stephen Chambers RA is part of a series of screenprints created at The Print Studio in

Miracles, Martyrs and Mexico

Starting immediately the Kunstmuseum Gehrke-Remund in Baden-Baden, Germany is exhibiting 25 Ex-voto paintings from Mexico in addition to the permanent exhibition of Frida Kahlo “Viva la Vida”. The 25 original Mexican Ex-votos dated from 1918 to 1984 belong to the collection of the Kunstmuseum, and present a kaleidoscope of daily dramas, wishes, dangerous situations where the faith towards a saint or martyr has always helped. "Ex-Votos" are Catholic religious paintings that became

Master Printmaker demonstrates his talent in Falkirk

A unique exhibition of the work of world-renowned artists is being shown at The Park Gallery in Falkirk in July and August. On the 5th and 6th August, visitors will also have the opportunity to hear from, talk to and learn from Kip Gresham, the master printmaker behind the work. The exhibition, In Visible Ink, features a selection of original prints created by artists at The Print Studio in Cambridge. One

The DVD - W.A. Mozart - Don Giovanni – Live from the quarry in St. Margarethen" …

DVD release of the new production of the famous St. Margarethen Opera Festival in Austria The quarry in St. Margarethen is one of Europes most beautiful and astonishing open air arenas and it is also the breathtaking scenery for the yearly opera festival in one of Austrias most beautiful regions. The fusion between art and nature creates an incredible ambiance. This year for the very first time it is the

OnCell Launches Mobile Web 2.0

OnCell, a mobile tour provider serving hundreds of cultural institutions and visitors across the country, has launched a new interactive version of their mobile website: With the goal to improve overall look, feel & functionality, visitors can now expect a more user-friendly and graphical tour experience. This new mobile website serves visitors who carry smartphones and tablets, though OnCell still maintains an accessible and powerful tour experience for all

High Achievers Like Amy Winehouse Who Crash And Burn - Dr Laurie Pappas Offers P …

Amy Winehouse is but the latest example of a highly successful person who came to a tragic and unexpected end. Not all these situations end in tragedy. For many highly successful people, the emptiness they feel manifests instead as depression, lethargy, dissatisfaction, helplessness and hundreds of other debilitating, life destroying conditions. "When we witness a tragedy such as that of Amy Winehouse," stated Dr. Pappas, "many of us can’t help but

VernissageTV: Current Programming August 2011

Basel / Switzerland, August 2, 2011 -- The current programming on VernissageTV has its focus on the 54th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia and the 42th edition of Art Basel, but among the highlights are also No Comment-reports and interviews from VernissageTV's correspondents in France, Poland, Mexico, and Argentina. La Biennale di Venezia The highlight of this year's summer of art, the 54th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale

Winners of Open Art Exhibition Announced by Online Art Gallery

Jupiter, Florida - August 01, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its August 2011 art exhibition is now posted on their website and ready to view. The Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery provided to the artists an “Open” theme for this month’s art competition. The gallery received submissions from 21 different countries from around the world and they also received

Michel Montecrossa releases Single ‘The United States Of Planet Earth

‘The United States Of Planet Earth‘, released by Mira Sound Germany on Audio Single and DVD, is Michel Montecrossa’s New-Topical-Song about the way into the future. The song and video ‘The United States Of Planet Earth‘ is available on the Michel Montecrossa Newsletter. Michel Montecrossa says about ‘The United States of Planet Earth’: “Truth or the abyss is the current situation: more greed, more conflicts, more poverty, more injustice, more climate change, more
08-02-2011 | Arts & Culture

Hammerax Releases Indigo Suspended Cymbals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hammerax releases Indigo Suspended Cymbals Hammerax has released a special suspended cymbal line that emits highs, yet has a rich sound. Indigo brand suspended cymbals have a silvery swelling sound, which can grow in volume and move up into very smooth highs. Synthetic cable of unusually high strength is used to hold the cymbal. "This is the strongest fiber available. It is, pound for pound, ten times the

"Liszt-Modern", New CD Release by Mehmet Okonsar

On the bicentenary of Franz Liszt's birth, the Turkish born Belgian pianist released a new CD "Liszt-Modern"; an arresting selection of pieces by Franz Liszt emphasizing the Hungarian composer's most innovative and modern styles. The CD, recorded in Turkey is internationally released through and its affiliates. Liszt is one of the pioneering figures of the nineteenth century and his influence on piano playing as well as on composing for that instruments

Famous Nashville Guitar Shop and Music Store Greets Sledgehammers

World Music Nashville version 2.0. A complete New Store & Venue is brought to life as one of Music City’s most successful musical instrument stores begins an expansive remodel. Instruments & amps are flying out the door to clear way for the project. After 10 happy years in Nashville, a new design and new services are being brought to life. Naturally, a completely new facility requires a grand demolition of

Nicole Berke Continues Her Life On The Road As A Touring Musician While Planning …

New York, New York (Wednesday, July 27, 2011) - Singer, pianist and songwriter Nicole Berke is one of the new breed of young indie artists whose musicianship and song content is both mature and refreshing. This summer, she heads out on a west coast tour, as part of John Craig and The Weekend as they begin promoting the soon to be released NUMBERS CD. Berke is the band’s keyboardist

Strabanzerchen, Fitzebutze and Rumpumpel - Ketterer Kunst sells collection of ch …

Hamburg, 28 July 2011 (kk) – Originally, the colorful drawings and funny titles like Fitzebutze and Rumpumpel were intended for a very young audience. Meanwhile the artistically illustrated children and youth books, which will be auctioned by Ketterer Kunst in Hamburg, also attract the expert's eye of a grown audience. In context of the auction of “Rare Books“ in the new Hamburg location on Holstenwall 5 on 21/22 November, Ketterer Kunst

Prestigious projects in Norway for Eivind Gullberg Jensen: “Arve Tellefsen Music …

Eivind Gullberg Jensen, star amongst the Norwegian conductors and chief conductor of the NDR Radio Philharmonics in Germany, is continuing his triumphant ascent with three prestigious projects in his homeland. On August 4th he will be awarded the “Arve Tellefsen Music Prize” for the second time, at the Olavsfest Dagene in Trondheim. After that Eivind Gullberg Jensen will lead the Norwegian National Youth Orchestra in Mahler´s Symphony No. 2 in

Robert Seidel: Black Mirror First US Solo Show at Young Projects, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, July 28th 2011 Until August 20th, Young Projects, Los Angeles presents Black Mirror - A New Installation and Motion Paintings by the German Artist Robert Seidel. The documentary video of the exhibition is now available online on Youtube and Vimeo. Young Projects is pleased to welcome and present the work of Robert Seidel. This is the artist's first monographic exhibition in the United States, and it will encompass much of

Jazz Legend Bobbi Humphrey Honored at Living Legends Tribute in Harlem July 28, …

NEW YORK, NY -- JULY 27, 2011 -- Flute legend Bobbi Humphrey will be honored at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building Thursday, July 28, 2011. The "Living Legends Tribute" honors Bobbi Humphrey, Roy Ayers, Freddie Jackson, Keith Sweat, GQ, Alyson Moore, Capone, Sarah Dash, Wade Elliott, William Hart of the Delfonics among others. Bobbi Humphrey, named "First Lady of the Flute” has been playing her special brand

Duggal Installs First High Resolution Durst Dye-Sublimation Printer in the U.S.

* Perfect solutions for photographic high quality soft signage and displays In June, 2011, Duggal Visual Solutions, Inc. fully installed the first Durst Rhotex 320 in the United States. The Durst Rhotex 320 is the first industrial speed dye-sublimation printer offering the highest quality fabric printing available. The Durst Rhotex 320 is the first 10.5-foot wide (3.2m) printer developed specifically for fabric / “soft signage” printing. This unique printer not only has

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