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Michel Montecrossa dedicates New-Topical-Song 'The Best Thing For America' to Ba …

'The Best Thing For America' is Michel Montecrossa's New-Topical-Song-Movement Audio Single and DVD released by Mira Sound Germany dedicated to Barack Obama's second term and America's way to World Unity. The song and video 'The Best Thing For America' is available via the Michel Montecrossa Newsletter. Michel Montecrossa about 'The Best Thing For America': "'The Best Thing For America' is a song and movie reminding America that a great and powerful

The Himalayas as Backdrop for Director's First Feature Film

Delhi, India - Not every first-time director has the luxury of shooting on location in the Himalayas. Director Rakesh Ranjan Kumar's debut film had a 3 million dollars budget and is one of the most expensive independent films produced in the history of Indian cinema. His epic drama with sweeping landscapes shows that "History is a witness that things seeped in violence and injustice will ultimately fail," says Kumar.

Thundril (Unity) & Dhodma (Origin) An Offering To THE TIBET FUND Available April …

April 26th – Los Angeles, CA - BFM Digital, a leading digital music distributor of independent music, announces the release of two benefit albums “Thundril” and “Dhodma” in support of The Tibet Fund. This project, conceived by producers Joshua Jacobs, president, Synaptic Fusion Entertainment and Steven Weber, president, BFM Digital and Rinchen Dharlo, president, The Tibet Fund is intended to act as an instrument of awareness toward the current plight

How Marriages Survive Infidelity: Author Jesse Birkey Offers The Key In 'Marriag …

Every year thousands of marriages end up broken and destroyed due to infidelity. As a group we are accustomed to infidelity causing the end of a relationship. But infidelity, as heartbreaking as it is, can be the catalyst that leads to a new, more fulfilling relationship. Jesse Birkey, author of 'Marriage - What's The Point?' doesn't just believe this is possible - he has lived through it and he, along

Children’s Book Author & Local Philanthropist Jaclyn Stapp to be Honored at Upco …

The May 19 Luncheon Honors Women Who Are “Bridge Builders” Within the South Florida Community BOCA RATON, FL – (April 2011) – Jaclyn Stapp, a public speaker and children’s book author, was selected as an honoree for this year’s inaugural City Year Miami’s ‘Bridge Builder’ Women’s Luncheon, being held Thursday, May 19, in Coconut Grove. Jaclyn was selected as an honoree for her accomplishing work as a children’s book author and

War Has Been Ineffective In Creating Peace In The Middle East - Laurie Pappas Of …

Many people believe that peace comes about as the result of war. Dr. Laurie Pappas disagrees. Dr. Pappas, author of ‘The Loving Heart: Navigating the Journey from Conflict To Peace’, believes that genuine, lasting peace must begin with the individual. As a follow-up to her book, she now offers practical instruction on this topic in a series of teleseminars. “Peace is a process,” stated Dr. Pappas, “something that’s obviously not going

Faberge Tea Service, Cuban Art and Oriental Jade to Dazzle the Senses in West Pa …

(West Palm Beach, FL) The market for Cuban art is very strong, competitive, and definitely mysterious in South Florida. On Monday, May 23 and Tuesday May 24 Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches will offer to collectors both locally and internationally a group of Cuban artworks that according to Gallery president Brian Kogan, “is as far as I know is totally new

Author S. Craig George Releases His Book, On God’s Path: The Unfolding Story of …

Author S. Craig George Releases His Book, On God’s Path: The Unfolding Story of Humanity On God's Path: The Unfolding Story of Humanity is an optimistic, realistic and pious view of humanity's role on the stage of creation. In this generation a variety of competing stories have been told to explain where we came from and where we are going, each story told with sincere conviction. These stories seem to turn

Fraternal Society Announces New Event to Celebrate Ethnic History

BEAVER, PA – Greek Catholic Union (GCU) announces a new event meant to educate the public on their history and culture, ‘An Evening of Eastern European Culture.’ The event will take place at both Saint Nicholas Byzantine Catholic Chapel and Seven Oaks Country Club in Beaver County on Saturday, May 7. GCU, a Fraternal Benefits Society based in the Byzantine Catholic Church and in the traditions of the Carpathian Mountain
04-26-2011 | Arts & Culture

Riderwood's Free Speaker's Bureau in Silver Spring, MD, Now Accepting Spring?Sum …

SILVER SPRING, MD (April 25, 2011) – Riderwood’s free Speaker’s Bureau is now accepting Spring/Summer speaking engagement requests from civic, nonprofit and business groups. Riderwood officials are available to speak anytime, anywhere on all aspects of retirement. “We want to provide people with information that will help them excel spiritually, socially, recreationally, intellectually, and physically as they – and/or their friends and family members -- approach retirement and transition into their
04-26-2011 | Arts & Culture
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Orion Social Media’s Pickpocket Game for Bhindi Baazaar Inc. Movie makes news - …

Mumbai 25 April,2011 :Orion Social Media; digital division of leading PR agency Orion PR has found itself in the spotlight. The Pickpocket game created by the Gaming vertical of Orion Social Media has become quite a hit on the online space. The game created for their client Bhindi Baazaar Inc. a crime thriller starring Kay Kay Menon, Shilpa Shukla, Deepti Naval, Prashant Narayanan as part of their social media campaign

Book Marketing, The 'Authors Marketing Powerhouse', Announces The Authors Show L …

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

Call for Art - Theme Nature - Apply Now - Deadline May, 29, 2011

Jupiter, Florida - April 24, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a Juried Competition with the theme “Nature” in which 2D artists (Including Photography & Excluding Video) from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for inclusion into the Gallery’s June 2011 online group exhibition. Light Space & Time encourages entries from all 2D artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their

Author of "Oh, Beautiful" Memoir to Appear at L.A. Times Festival of Books

Author John Paul Godges will be signing and selling copies of his family memoir, Oh, Beautiful: An American Family in the 20th Century, at the 2011 L.A. Times Festival of Books this coming Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1, at the University of Southern California near downtown Los Angeles. Godges will be exhibiting his book and chatting away with Angelenos about everything from what keeps a family together to

Summa A group exhibition of photography works featuring: Amanda Hughes, Emma Smi …

Private View: Friday 6th of May 2011 – 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm Exhibition runs from: Friday 6th of May – Thursday 12th of May2011 Gallery Opening Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri: 11.00 am to 6.30 pm - Sat: 12.30pm - 5.00 pm Last day of Exhibition: Thursday 12th of May: 10.00am to 5.00pm Summa presents the work of five emerging photography degree students from South Essex College. Collectively their work is

Platinum Artists Iio Long Awaited Follow-Up Album “Exit 110” Features Nadia Ali …

New York, NY…..The wait for new original music from chart topping pop/dance powerhouse iiO is over. The brand new and highly anticipated studio album, aptly titled "Exit 110", was assembled by DJ/producer/songwriter Markus Moser, and features again, Nadia Ali on vocals. Nadia Ali is without a doubt the leading female vocalist in house music. The album "Embers" in 2009, and "Queen of Clubs Trilogy" in 2010 proved her as one of

“Paper Wars” at International Poster Gallery

BOSTON, MA - International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents “Paper Wars”, an evocative exhibition of original propaganda posters of the First and Second World Wars. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public and runs April 28 – June 15, 2011, features some of the most persuasive and galvanizing posters from two of the most significant military conflicts in world history. From enticing recruitment posters to
04-22-2011 | Arts & Culture Member, Cal Koat, Helps World Beat Obtain Global Exposure

In a world of corporate media giants, voice talent and broadcaster Cal Koat has pioneered a website that caters to a small but growing segment of music lovers with specific, discerning tastes. Koat has created World Beat Canada, an online repository of music from all over the globe that is rarely heard by the general population. He has taken this small segment of the music industry and given it global exposure

Tom Chamberlain : Some Other Time

Tom Chamberlain Some Other Time Opening: 29 April 2011, 6 - 9 pm Duration: 30 April – 24 June 2011 Location: Aurel Scheibler / ScheiblerMitte Charlottenstraße 2 (in the Alley) 10969 Berlin The British artist Tom Chamberlain (*1973) engages the simplest of artistic means to achieve an unusually high degree of visual complexity

Rodney Lough Jr. Makes Earth Day Everyday with Gold LEED Certified Art Gallery

Rodney Lough Jr. celebrates Earth Day in conjunction with the 1 year anniversary of his Las Vegas gallery on Friday, April 22, 2011. Pledging to make everyday Earth Day, he designed his Las Vegas gallery to the strictest environmental standards set by the U.S. Green Building Council and earned the only Gold LEED Certification award of any art gallery in all of Las Vegas. Portland, OR, April 21, 2011 -- Rodney

Follow John R. Garland’s Wizardly Tale In The Endor The Wizard Trilogy

Follow John R. Garland’s Wizardly Tale In The Endor The Wizard Trilogy The Endor the Wizard Trilogy is a delightful tale of a wizard and his two companions, TK the owl and BW the mouse, as they travel the countryside to help people solve problems and battle the evil lord Gundermire. The good people of Greysmire live in harmony with their surroundings and work together to build a life worth living.

Ione Citrin Featured in the Light Space & Time Artist Showcase

Jupiter, Florida - April 20, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery has been very fortunate to have the Los Angeles based artist Ione Citrin participate in five different themed art exhibitions. Ione's work at the gallery shows a wide range of styles and her contemporary paintings range from abstract to realistic to impressionistic. She is now Light Space & Time’s featured Showcase Artist. Ione is an Avant-garde artist
04-21-2011 | Arts & Culture

Debbie Irwin Lends Her Voice to "WTC 9/11" by Composer Steve Reich

Debbie Irwin has been involved in the voice over industry for nearly ten years so when asked by composer, friend, Pulitzer Prize winner and fellow New Yorker Steve Reich to contribute to his new piece dedicated to the World Trade Center tragedy on 9/11, Debbie Irwin welcomed the opportunity to help out. "We had been neighbors for years, and because of the circumstances of that day for our two families, we

Script Pipeline Screenwriting / TV Writing Competitions to Award $100k in Cash & …

Screenwriting and Teleplay Competitions Entry Deadline - May 1, 2011 LOS ANGELES, CA - Script Pipeline, a full-service resource site for screenwriters and film industry professionals seeking new material, is accepting submissions for their ninth annual Script Pipeline Screenwriting and fourth annual TV Writing Competition through May 1, 2011. All entrants will have their work read and critiqued by a panel of literary agents, development executives, managers, and producers, and will

Grand Opening For Art By LaTanya Renee An Online Art Gallery

Atlanta, GA – April 6, 2011 – Art by LaTanya Renee is an exciting new contemporary, modern and eclectic online art gallery which will feature the work of abstract expressionist LaTanya Daniels. She is best known for painting colorful and fun expression with acrylic on canvas. will launch with over 25 new original collections that will be available for sale immediately. LaTanya Daniels is originally from Detroit, MI and has

False Matters – Stories improvised in the style of Philip K. Dick

Austin, TX What if everything you knew was wrong? Hot on the heels of their hit show Showdown, Gnap! Theater Projects launches into their most ‘mind-blowing’ project yet. False Matters, an improvised take on the speculative and often visionary science fiction worlds of acclaimed author Philip K. Dick. Each show will present a unique take on the psychedelic brew of Dick’s themes, including the mutability of time, reality, and identity as well

The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest is proud and excited to welcome Fine Cooking …

RHINEBECK, NY: The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest is proud to announce the inclusion of Fine Cooking Magazine as our National Presenting Sponsor for 2011. According to Steve Giannetti, Senior Vice President at Fine Cooking, “The Hudson Valley area has a rich tradition of combining its agricultural bounty with culinary excellence. Having the wineries, farms, food artisans, great restaurants, and the influence of the Culinary Institute of America in

HERLIFE Magazine, A New Glossy Publication, Launches for South Florida Women

BOCA RATON, Fla.,(April 2011) – South Florida publisher Karen Alleyne-Means has launched HERLIFE Magazine, the only glossy magazine in the area dedicated to bringing South Florida women a strong voice and unique forum. The publication, which debuted in March, promises to cover a range of women’s issues, including topics spanning beauty, career, fashion, health, home, kids, pets, travel, and weddings. The April 2011 issue features a cover story on the

MetroWest Opera to Perform Massenet’s Cendrillon in Weston, MA

MetroWest Opera has announced its fourth season of top quality opera in the Boston area. MetroWest will be presenting Massenet's Cendrillon, the classic story of Cinderella, sung in French with English supertitles. Weston, MA, April 18, 2011 -- MetroWest Opera has announced its fourth season of top quality opera in the Boston area. MetroWest will be presenting Massenet's Cendrillon, the classic story of Cinderella, sung in French with English supertitles. Family

Michel Montecrossa dedicates Single 'Cybergeneration' to the young pro-reform an …

Cybergeneration‘, Michel Montecrossa’s new-topical-song-movement Audio Single and DVD released by Mira Sound Germany is dedicated to the young pro-reform and democracy movement reaching from Fukushima to Cairo and around the world. The song and video 'Cybergeneration' is available on the Michel Montecrossa Newsletter. Michel Montecrossa about ‘Cybergeneration’: “‘Cybergeneration’ is a song and movie dedicated to the young Facebook-Twitter-Microblogger based revolutions that toppled not only the Egyptian regime but brought a new and
04-18-2011 | Arts & Culture

US release of the first "true likeness" commemorative William and Kate Royal wed …

Competition in the commemorative coin business has really hotted up this month as the Royal wedding draws closer. A multitude of coins have been released to commemorate the wedding of Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton but many have been criticised as the images depicting the couple, at best only have a passing likeness while others bare no resemblance to the popular Royals. In a recent online survey,
04-18-2011 | Arts & Culture

US release of the first "true likeness" commemorative William and Kate Royal wed …

Competition in the commemorative coin business has really hotted up this month as the Royal wedding draws closer. A multitude of coins have been released to commemorate the wedding of Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton but many have been criticised as the images depicting the couple, at best only have a passing likeness while others bare no resemblance to the popular Royals. In a recent online survey,

Radio Archives Announces Pulp Audiobook Series

Radio Archives today announced a new series of audiobooks, based on favorite pulp novels of the 1930s and 1940s. The audiobooks will begin Radio Archives’ new line of original audio productions based on classic pulp fiction. The first series of audiobooks will be the seven Doc Savage novels penned by pulp author and Doc Savage authority Will Murray, featuring covers by artist Joe DeVito. Future series will include the exploits of

South West Pop Band With Love From Humans! Release Joyous and Uplifting Acoustic …

Acoustic Pop band “With Love From Humans!” announce release of self-titled EP on Expat Records. Due for release on 18th April, this debut EP is optimistic pop at its best. Packed full of catchy guitar lines, delectable drum patterns, impassioned vocals and trumpets will delight fans at Glastonbury and other key UK festivals this summer. This energetic, acoustic pop explosion blasts from Bath in the United Kingdom. The quintessential

Scotland’s Islands puts Spotlight on Culture

An exciting programme of cultural events has been unveiled to launch the Year of Scotland’s Islands this week. The programme will showcase the music, arts, food, sport and history of the islands, as well as highlight their unique beauty as visitor destinations. Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton will attend the official launch festival, the Celtic Media Festival in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis today. The Year of Scotland’s Islands initiative

Call for Piano-Yoga® Teachers

With the continued growth of this groundbreaking piano method, Piano-Yoga® is now actively seeking to expand its pool of teachers. Piano-Yoga® is developing a new teacher-training course for established pedagogues interested in becoming ambassadors of the method, whether as independent practitioners, or as part of the Piano-Yoga® organisation itself. Expressions of interest from piano teachers possessing appropriate qualifications (first degree in piano performance and/or a Licentiate diploma as minimum)

New South Wales Artist Alison-Jane Rice at Agora Gallery, NYC

Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature Australian artist, Alison-Jane Rice, in Out from Down Under & Beyond: Fine Art from Australia and New Zealand. The exhibition is scheduled to run from May 12, 2011 through June 1, 2011 (opening reception: Thursday, May 12, 2011). About the Artist Alison-Jane Rice’s approach to drawing and painting involves a wide array of media, including watercolor, pastel, pencil, charcoal, oil and acrylic on canvas and handmade papers.

‘What Love Is…A-Z’ Authored by Elle Febbo Tops Bestseller List

‘What Love Is…A-Z’ Empowering literature for children ages 0-99 is now bestselling book at An experienced author, international journalist, national speaker, and social advocate – Elle Febbo has authored a book ‘What Love Is…A-Z’ empowering literature for children ages 0-99, which is now listed on bestseller list. The children’s book is colorful and showcases an inspiring journey through the ABC’s of LOVE. The book also includes lots of significant illustrations

Michel Montecrossa releases Deutsch-Topical-Song-Movement album 'Besinnung-Refle …

'Besinnung-Reflection’, Michel Montecrossa’s Deutsch-Topical-Song-Movement Audio-CD and Music Videos released by Mira Sound Germany present 11 theme songs about humanity, future and love including the title song ‘Besinnung’ (Reflection), the heartfelt ‘Kommt wieder Ihr Menschen’ (Come All Ye People), the direct talking eco-song ‘Gift’ (Poison), the hopeful ‘Der Bote’ (The Messenger), the profound ‘Das Buch Des Lebens’ (The Book Of Life) and six more Deutsch-Topical Hit-songs. The Michel Montecrossa Newsletter offers

Actor and Radio personality Jose Acevedo will be joining a star studded Gala hon …

FOR INMEDIATE RELEASE Los Angeles, CA. On April 15, 2011, Actor and Radio personality Jose Acevedo will be joining a star studded Gala honoring the 2nd Annual St. Jude ‘Estrellas por la Vida’ (Stars for Life) . The Event will take place at 6:00 p.m. at the Club Nokia at LA Live, in Los Angeles, CA. The Gala which benefits St Jude Children's Research Hospital, is a celebration of life and

Former U.K. Businessman Creates The “Eric and Rufus Children's Books” Series And …

Former U.K. Businessman Creates The “Eric and Rufus Children's Books” Series And They Are Becoming A Worldwide Sensation 10 Slightly Crazy Stories is a collection of ten short stories. They are perfect for bedtime, afternoon, mornings but not lunchtime - lunchtimes are for eating. They feature characters such as Charlie Green (the boy who loved the color green), Lillian Potts the Purple Witch and many more. The book is black and white
04-13-2011 | Arts & Culture

J. Michael Collins Makes His Debut On The Voice Over Experts Podcast

As a broadcast and print journalist, educator, and corporate trainer, J. Michael Collins brings a well-rounded background to business of voice overs. Whether he is teaching at a university, serving as personal writer for the C.E.O. of a major American PR firm, writing for publications, or performing in voice overs effective English is the cornerstone of his professional life. Coming from a career in broadcasting into the field of voice overs

Alexander Gardner Eyewitness to History This Week at

After Abraham Lincoln’s assassination in 1865 Alexander Gardner photographed some of the key locations involved in the tragedy. Right away he photographed Ford’s Theater where it happened and the swags of black mourning muslin covering the building. Then he moved inside and photographed the interior including the Presidential box where Lincoln was shot. He captured intricate details in his photos like the tear in the flag that John Wilkes

Greenspring Performing Arts Group Offers Scholarships to Students at George Maso …

SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA – The Greenspring Players, a performing arts resident group at Greenspring retirement community, is using performance proceeds to provide scholarships to students at George Mason University (GMU) who have shown a commitment to the arts. To be considered, applicants must be a rising junior or senior and must be studying to be a performer, director, designer, or to serve a technical support function. Due to a

Josie Passantino of Th eJosie Show takes on additional shows

Josie Passantino, the 16 year old host of her own weekly internet radio show, the Josie Show, will be guest hosting on The Southern Star, a syndicated FM radio show broadcasting throughout the U.S. and several countries. Josie's duties will be to interview celebrity guests. Her premier will be the April 29th episode. "I'm excited to be doing this" says the 16 year old talk show host, who from her

MOUSSA TIBA, Lebanon / France "VISION of ILLUSIONS" Painting, Solo Exhibition at …

“art place berlin” – forum for contemporary art & intercultural exhibition projects at the Park Inn Berlin-Alexanderplatz May 5th – June 28th, 2011 Moussa Tiba was born 1939 in Lebanon and grew up with his family in the Lebanese countryside. He graduated from the Fine-Arts Academy of Beirut in 1961 and in 1966 from the Fine-Arts Academy of Rome. He was a professor of Art at the University of Lebanon from 1972 to

Neater Pet Brand Educates Potential Retailers of the Neater Feeder’s Benefits

MALVERN, PA (April 13, 2011) – Take the mess out of mealtime, and keep the family pet’s kibble and water off household floors and walls with the Neater Feeder. This Backer Show, the Neater Feeder team will be educating attendees on the benefits of improving their pet’s eating conditions – for a healthier, more sanitary environment and cleaner, drier floors and walls. And joining the Neater Pet Brand is the
04-12-2011 | Arts & Culture

Legal Music Sharing Is Taken To A New Level With This Social Platformed Music We …

Augusta Ga, April 2011-- The Founder and owner James Newton announced the launch of a social interactive music web site. is a social site centered around music, or maybe it's a music site that has social attributes. Social media is constantly evolving and this may be the next step in it's evolution. Users can listen to free streaming music and share with friends and other members. Sort of a

Auction: Contemporary Classics - George Rickey and the Interaction of Forces

Munich, 12 April, 2011, (kk) - The stable and reliable market situation will attract customers just as much as the the range of top-class offerings that Robert Ketterer will come up with in his art auction of POST WAR/ Contemporary Art in Munich on May 7. George Rickey provides one of the top objects. With his kinetic sculpture ”No title (Single line)“, executed with a high degree of scientific accuracy in

Philipp Otto Runge: Creative and Ingenious - Rare Key Work of Romanticism at Ket …

Munich, 12 April, 2011, (kk) - With Philipp Otto Runge’s ”Die Zeiten“ a main work of German Romanticist print art will be called up at Ketterer Kunst on 14 May. ”The rare first edition of this key work will definitely generate much interest, as a mere 25 copies are in existence world-wide, many are in possession of renowned museums“, thus Robert Ketterer. Even Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, who was rather critical

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