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Italian Sculptor, Alessio Ranaldi Explores the Dynamics of Shape and Color at Ag …

Sculptures by Italian artist Alessio Ranaldi explore the dynamic cohesion of opposites through a staggering variety of forms. Pairing unlikely shapes and vivid, contrasting colors, he presents a type of ying and yang, offering audiences a meditative, thoughtful stillness. The sculptures almost beg to be touched, the solid forms appearing delicate and ethereal. Resin is completely solid, yet Ranaldi achieves an incredible fluidity with the material that seems incongruous and

Laura Warburton Now a Light Space & Time Featured Artist

Jupiter, Florida - December 15, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announced today that Canadian abstract artist, Laura Warburton was chosen for the Gallery's most recent Artist Showcase. Laura is a Toronto, Canada based artist who creates art through the use of color, texture and imagination. Her edict is that a composition is merely a vague idea, not fully envisioned, until the piece itself emerges with the

Unsigned artist's self released recording taken up by Sony

Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris: Soundtrack includes recording made on a portable MP3 recorder. Woody received a CD from a fan, and enjoyed it so much that he included one of the tracks in his film Midnight in Paris. Sony clearly share the master directors respect for the recording as they have included it on their official soundtrack CD for the film, due for release any day now. The CD was

Rodney Lough Jr. Awarded 2011 Grand Prize in Popular Photography Magazine’s 18th …

World-renowned Master Photographer Rodney Lough Jr. has been awarded the Grand Prize of Popular Photography magazine’s 18th Annual Readers’ Photo Contest. Portland, Oregon, United States., December 15, 2011 -- We are pleased to announce that world-renowned Master Photographer Rodney Lough Jr. has been named the Grand Prize winner of Popular Photography magazine’s 18th Annual Readers’ Photo Contest. His winning photograph “Passing Through” was taken at Nevada’s Black Rock Desert and is

Author John Meikle Releases 'Daughters Of The Outback' A Sweeping Tale Of Advent …

In his deftly written debut novel, John Meikle spins an engaging story involving the daughter of a controlling father who desperately seeks her independence. Her journey leads to the largest station in western Australia, Naringa, where her story highlights intrigue, conquest and endurance in the brutal but majestic expanse of the great Australian Outback. Mr. Meikle relates, "I wrote this book to memorialize the notable characters that were integral

Former Dothan Resident & Northview Graduate Shows HIV Awareness Play In Dothan

Dothan, AL - December 14, 2011 - Cre8ive Nsights, Inc. announce the showing of Positively Infected by playwright Nykieria Chaney, at Doug Tew Center Sunday, January 15, 2012. CDC estimates that more than one million people are living with HIV in the United States. One in five of those people living with HIV are unaware of their infection and someone new is infected with HIV every nine and a half

Talking Young Russia’s Aljona Arschinowa - Michel Montecrossa’s Single about you …

‘Talking Young Russia’s Aljona Arschinowa / Алена Аршинова’ released by Mira Sound Germany on Audio Single and DVD, is Michel Montecrossa’s New-Topical-Song about young Russia’s future in times of uprising, new outlooks and urgent drive for self-determination. The song and video ‘Talking Young Russia’s Aljona Arschinowa’ is available on the Michel Montecrossa Homepage. Michel Montecrossa says: “‘Talking Young Russia’s Aljona Arschinowa’ is a song dedicated to young Russia eager for multiple

Rascal Flatts Announces Winner of Karaoke Challenge

Seymour, TN- December 13, 2011-- Kimberly Morlino, a 28-year-old military wife and mother, has been selected by an adoring public as the winner of Rascal Flatts’ Flatts Fest 2011 Karaoke Challenge, sponsored by Starkey and powered by Chartbuster Karaoke and Roland. Her video performance of “Black Velvet,” recorded on June 19 at Farm Bureau Live in Virginia Beach, Va., just before Rascal Flatts would strum the opening chords of their

Art Gallery Exhibitions Can Now be Viewed Online at YouTube

Jupiter, Florida - December 13, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is very proud to announce that it is now featuring their past, present and future online art gallery exhibitions on YouTube. The art gallery has converted all of their past art exhibitions to their own YouTube Channel which can be accessed here at The gallery has reproduced and enhanced all of their online art exhibition posts

Florida Author Gary Showalter Announces Release Of Mystery Novel ‘Twisted Key’ …

Florida author Gary Showalter has announced the release of his latest novel, ‘Twisted Key’. In addition to his other novels, ‘The Big Bend’ and ‘Hog Valley’, ‘Twisted Key’ is available in paperback, Kindle and Nook formats. Gary Showalter’s works follow in the tradition of great mystery novelists such as John D. MacDonald, Elmore Leonard, James Grippando and Carl Hiassen. In the ‘Twisted Key’ storyline, retired cop Terry Rankin has taken on a
12-14-2011 | Arts & Culture
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MAX Agency is currently hiring Talent Scouts and Talent Agents

MAX Agency, Canada's leading Principal TV/Film/Modeling Agency, is currently hiring Talent Scouts and Agents for their Toronto office. Toronto, ON December 12, 2011 - MAX Agency is currently hiring Talent Scouts and Agents. Have you ever thought about having a career in the entertainment industry? Have you watched reality shows like 'American Idol' or 'So, you think you can dance?', and thought I can do that. I can spot raw talent.

World5 single "You and I" makes impression among music industry professionals

HOUSTON TX: With testimonials describing the band as "A Powerful Musical Force" shortly after having entered the recording studio with Grammy winning producer Randy Miller, the band World5 has released their first single off the new album titled "Global Experience", due out in spring of 2012 on Island Def Jam digital distribution. "I knew that it was the single as soon as I heard it," states Producer/ Engineer

COR Executives From Germany Visit Home Resource in Sarasota, Florida

SARASOTA, FLORIDA – Executives from COR and Interlübke, high-end furniture manufacturers based in Germany, were in Sarasota recently to visit the Home Resource showroom and familiarize themselves with the Florida market. The visit cements the relationship between the furniture manufacturers and Home Resource, which is now the exclusive Florida retailer for COR and the exclusive Florida West Coast retailer for sister company Interlübke. Visiting executives included Felix Piayda, North American Representative

Singer/Actress Melora Hardin Of The Office To Perform In New York City This Week …

Los Angeles, CA – December 9, 2011 - Critically acclaimed singer and actress Melora Hardin (The Office / Monk) will be performing live at Feinstein’s in New York City this weekend (December 11/12th). Her performance will be comprised of her original cuts, classic Broadway, standards, pop and holiday music. A live show from Melora is not to be missed, her charismatic delivery and broad range of talent leaves audiences in

A Day of Bliss Announces Caribbean Wedding Package

The Caribbean has long been a favored destination for lovers to wed. Recognizing this to be a reality for wedding couples Wolfgang Freithof is announcing that he is offering special wedding packages for couples who are exchanging their vows anywhere within the Caribbean. Caribbean weddings can now relish the same quality, professionalism and art of a Freithof wedding photograph that couples in New York and the world have been enjoying

A Day of Bliss in Europe

New York wedding photographer Wolfgang Freithof has accepted three European weddings this upcoming season. Paris and Vienna are to be the locations of the upcoming nuptials and Wolfgang is looking forward to the challenges these foreign locales will bring. When asked about shooting such an important occasion in a foreign country New York photographer Freithof is nonchalant, “It's always a great challenge to go to a foreign destination, find a

Indastro Offers of the Free 2012 Forecast Based on Exclusively on the Vedic Syst … completes 11 years in 2012 and is poised to offer a host of new services and special offers in the New Year. Our team of Vedic Astrologers has grown to 24 astrologers working 24/7 out of 9 cities, including New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Lucknow, Baroda, Gurgaon, Indore, Amritsar & Kolkata. Our annual offering of the free 2012 forecast based exclusively on the Vedic system would go

"Oh, Beautiful" Named to Kirkus Reviews' Best of 2011 Book List

Often called “the world’s toughest book critics,” Kirkus Reviews has named Oh, Beautiful: An American Family in the 20th Century to its Best of 2011 book list. The book titles making up the five categories of the list were announced this week. Oh, Beautiful appears within the Best Indie of 2011 category, which encompasses all genres of independently published books. The titles named to the Best Indie of 2011 category are

Toronto Film School Term 5 Acting Students Will Debut Their Acting Skills in an …

Term 5 Acting students from the 18-month Acting for Film TV and the Theatre program at Toronto Film School will be showcasing their talents in a production of Monsieur D'Eon. The play is written by Mark Brownell and directed by Sue Miner. The play is a true-life tale of an 18th century aristocrat who transforms himself into a woman at the peak of his political career. Come see this story

Marq Aurel feat. MeeShaill new dance song

Turn up the volume for Marq Aurel's brand new winter dance hit featuring MeeShaill. Crackin basses warm up the floors during the cold season and enchanting vocals by the talented singer MeeShaill make this great track perfect. MeeShaill is the singing part of the TWIN M project and gave his voice to the song "Came to say Hello". After having great success with his latest releases "Road Rat", a co-production with BEATBREAKER which

Music Clout Announces Open Slot to Play Premier Venue during SXSW Music Week.

Music Clout has teamed up with Visionary Artist Management to hand pick one lucky band to play during their sponsored St. Patty’s Day free-for-all celebration happening at the world famous Flamingo Cantina on 6th Street in the heart of Austin! Not only will this band be opening for legendary rockers Paranoid Social Club and Abandoned Pools, they will also be preforming in front of hundreds of music industry professionals,

Rare Books Auction in Hamburg - Germany defeats the USA

Hamburg, 28 November, 2011, (kk) – In the bidding race for George Catlin’s “North American Indian Portfolio” (lot 40), which could almost double its starting price of € 45.000 with a result of € 87.600*, several bidders from the USA were left empty handed. The unique contemporary document of highest rarity will remain in Germany after the heated bidding skirmish. Die TOP 5 No. 40: G. Catlin, North American Indian Portfolio.

Local Photographer Opens New Studio in Wake Forest

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (December 2, 2011) – A Picture to Remember Studio, a locally owned and operated photography studio, has announced its official opening at 1422 Wall Road in Wake Forest, N.C. A Picture to Remember Studio not only caters to local photographers in need of studio space by offering monthly partnership plans and hourly rentals, but also provides customers the ability to schedule appointments for all types of photography. The

Countryside Art Exhibition is Now Open and Online

Jupiter, Florida - December 01, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that its December 2011 art exhibition is now posted, online and ready to view on their website. The theme for this art exhibition is "Countryside" with artists providing their interpretation by depicting rural living, the outdoors and pastoral scenes. The gallery encouraged accepted entries from all artists regardless of their experience and there

Corps Stars Bring South Bay Ballet’s Nutcracker to Life

(Torrance, CA) If you are one of those who look forward to the holiday season and enjoy the performing arts then more than likely you are not a stranger to the timeless story of The Nutcracker. Performed by ballet companies around the world year in and year out, the account of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince is an enchanting tale enjoyed by theatre-goers of all ages. And

New Book Tells Personal Stories of Black Power Activists

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Michel Montecrossa releases 'The Christmas Symphony' dedicated to the young life …

Michel Montecrossa’s touching and powerful ‘The Christmas Symphony – Die Weihnachts Symphonie’ released by Mira Sound Germany as Audio-CD and DVD with 6 orchestral and 6 solo chant tracks is dedicated to the young life of Jesus. Michel Montecrossa has written the lyrics of the chants on the basis of early Jesus traditions. ‘The Christmas Symphony’ is performed by Michel Montecrossa and his Lightsound Orchestra. The vocals are performed in

The United Nations: A Special Week Of Many Cultures Discussing Our Planet's Futu …

Ms. Monet was accompanied, at the United Nation's during Spirituality week, by three members of the Hopi Clan. Their message was regarding Leaders In Crisis: Finding Peace In Chaos/Egypt, Atlantis & The Hopi Prophecy. The Hopi People prophesy that until we come together in the heart and recognize our oneness with the sacred Earth and all that exists, we will not experience peace. The hope brought forth was that there

Blackbird Theatre Presents Samuel Beckett's Profound Comedic Masterpiece 'Waitin …

Brilliant? Absurd? A lot of meaningless nonsense? Blackbird Theatre presents that play - Samuel Beckett's harrowing, funny, and deeply human masterpiece Waiting for Godot, directed by John Wright, December 27, 2011 to January 21, 2012 at The Cultch (Vancouver East Cultural Centre). Vancouver’s award-winning and celebrated interpreter of classical theatre brings to life a seminal work of the 20th century where nothing happens...twice. “People love it. People hate it. But

Anthropology Faculty Member Receives Tenth Grant from the National Endowment for …

Dr. Laraine Fletcher, professor and chair of anthropology at Adelphi University and her co-director Dr. George Scheper, faculty associate, Advanced Academic Programs at Johns Hopkins University; and emeritus professor of humanities at the Community College of Baltimore County, have been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The grant money will fund an NEH Summer Institute administered by Project Manager David A. Berry, executive director of

Flatts Fest 2011 Karaoke Challenge Prepares To Name Grand Prize Winner

Competitors in the Rascal Flatts Flatts Fest 2011 Karaoke Challenge, sponsored by Starkey and powered by Chartbuster Karaoke and Roland, are anxiously awaiting the outcome of the National Grand Prize Contest as voting is scheduled to close at the end of November. “It’s crunch time,” said Norbert Stovall, CEO of Big Mama Digital Entertainment. “It’s going to come down to those final few votes to determine the winner of the Grand

Corp Executive Hotel Apartments Celebrates 40th UAE National Day with Unique Exh …

As part of the 40th UAE National Day Celebrations, Corp Executive Hotel Apartments – Al Barsha – Dubai is organising a special exhibition titled “My Years in the UAE”. The exhibition is open for all UAE residents (both Nationals and expatriates) to take part in and will showcase the most memorable photographs of the participants’ time spent in the UAE. The opening of this show will be on December 1st

Miley Cyrus is Top Search Term on Kazazz Social Search Engine

Today, Kazazz is pleased to announce that Miley Cyrus was the top search term on the Kazazz Social Search Engine for the week ending November 27, 2011. Kazazz is a new search engine that provides live social search results for its users. Unlike other search engines where users search the internet and quickly leave the site, users search on Kazazz and stay on the site to view the search

Novelist Louis Park To Give Talk At Palm Beach Atlantic University Bookstore On …

Louis Hillary Park, author of “Wolf’s Run,” will discuss his acclaimed novel and sign copies of it on Dec. 8 at the Palm Beach Atlantic University bookstore in West Palm Beach. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. The store is in Oceanview Hall, which is at the corner of Dixie Highway and Pembroke Place. The public is invited. “We’ll go beyond the usual meet-and-greet,” said Park. “We’re going to talk about

Ancient Chinese solid nephrite jade bear could realize $10-$20 million at Elite …

(BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.) – A rare, magnificent Chinese solid nephrite jade bear, the largest known jade sculpture of its time and dating back to China’s Warring States in the Eastern Han Dynasty (475-B.C.-220 A.D.), is expected to bring $10-$20 million at a multi-estate auction scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 10, by Elite Decorative Arts, beginning promptly at 1 p.m. (EST). The jade bear is the expected top lot of the nearly 400

Kimberly Vargas, Award Winning Author Of ‘Gumbeaux’ To Appear On The Authors Sho …

Author Kimberly Vargas will appear on The Authors Show radio version beginning on November 28, 2011 to discuss her award winning adventure novel, ‘Gumbeaux’. Nearly driven to homicide by an alcoholic caretaker, a sheltered, rebellious young heiress disappears into New Orleans to heal in peace from the death of her parents. In moving from Washington, D.C. to Louisiana, she experiences culture shock and freedom for the first time. The

DEAG increases Group result after nine months by 128 percent

• Group result increase to EUR 2.0 million after EUR 0.9 million during the prior year period • EBIT rises to EUR 5.7 million (EUR 3.6 million) • EBITDA grows to EUR 6.5 million (EUR 4.4 million) • Sales revenues increase to EUR 93.9 million (EUR 83.3 million) Berlin, November, 25, 2011 - DEAG Deutsche Entertainment AG (ISIN DE000A0Z23G6) has continued its growth course with a significant, disproportionate rise in Group results during the first nine months of
11-25-2011 | Arts & Culture

XinXii Broadens International Distribution: Partnership With Casa del Libro, The …

Berlin, November 24, 2011 XinXii, a leading platform for publishing and distribution of eBooks of independent authors and publishers, has built its international presence and started a partnership with Casa del Libro, the largest bookseller in Spain. XinXii would immediately distribute on Casa del Libro and provide the readers with selected titles of the eBooks assortment. The eBooks would be integrated on the online store of Casa del Libro at

‘A Night In Bethlehem’ Brings Christmas to Families in Lacey

This hands-on walk-through Christmas exhibit features historical, biblical themes. (Lanoka Harbor, NJ) November 1, 2011 – Forked River Baptist Church presents it’s fifth annual ‘A Night In Bethlehem’ December 8 through 10, 2011. This family-friendly event allows children and adults to participate in a hands-on authentic Christmas experience. ‘A Night In Bethlehem’ transforms the Lanoka Harbor church into the streets of Bethlehem on the night that Jesus was born. Guests visit

"SeaScapes" Juried Art Competition Announced by Art Gallery

Jupiter, Florida - November 22, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a Juried Art Competition with the theme "SeaScapes" for the Month of December 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 January 2012 online art group exhibition. The

"Gala Dali: My Unspeakable Confessions" Comes to Home Resource in Sarasota, FL o …

SARASOTA, FLORIDA – In its first collaboration with the Dali Museum and Blue Scarf Collective, Home Resource of Sarasota presents “My Unspeakable Confessions: Gala Dali Declines to Explain Herself.” This one-act play touches on the secrets, fears, promises and lies of Salvador Dali’s wife and most revered subject, Gala Dali, as told through her fascinating relationship with the Tarot. With genius and madness, writer Heather L. Jones brings our senses


HOUSTON, Texas – A new deal of the day start-up, The Great Canvas, is selling hand painted replicas of famous art to the nationwide public. Some examples of their daily deal paintings thus far include works by Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Claude Monet. Every 2’ x 3’ deal-of-the-day painting to date has been listed for less than $100. The foundation of the company is based on the

Campanella receives grant from Young Singers Foundation

Campanella Children’s Choir has been awarded the grant by Young Singers Foundation to attend Windy City Youth Choral Festival in Chicago in summer 2012. The grant money will help offset the cost of participation for Campanella choristers, expanding the festival educational opportunity beyond that of Heritage Festival, which the Campanella Children’s Choir will attend in April 2012. The fourth-annual Windy City Youth Choral Festival, June 28 – July 1, 2012

Russian Artist Dmitri Freund: Guided by Light

The dramatic, symbolic compositions of American painter Dmitri Freund are borne of a rich confluence of interests, experiences and traditions. His extensive musical training remains evident in the rhythmic silhouettes and patterns of his skylines and landscapes, with their melodic bursts of light. He cites the influence of Russian icon paintings on his work, though it also often evokes 19th century Symbolism and early-20th century American realism, and his palette

One Concierge Unites Art Lovers At 2011 Miami Art Basel

It attracts thousands of art lovers from around the world every year, this year, One Concierge (, a global concierge brand, hopes to play a large part at the 2011 Miami Art Basel. Art Basel Miami Beach will take place this year from December 1st through December 4th, in Miami Beach, Florida and this year will mark the 10th anniversary of Art Basel Miami Beach, proclaimed to be the most

Rookwood Pottery Co. Revives Historic Line Through Product Agreement With Aurora …

Companies Partner to Produce Line of Cremation Urns, Building on Tradition of Community and Craftsmanship CINCINNATI (Nov. 17, 2011) — The Rookwood Pottery Co., historic maker of one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted architectural tile and art pottery, is partnering with the largest family-owned supplier in funeral service, Aurora Casket Company, to make an exclusive line of cremation urns. The deal marks Rookwood’s return to the funeral industry, where familial connections and legacies carry notable significance.

Allen Schatz, Author Of 'Game 7 Dead Ball', Named As One Of '50 Great Writers Yo …

Allen Schatz, author of 'Game 7 Dead Ball', has been named one of '50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading'. His award came as a result of his appearance on The Authors Show. Schatz was chosen from a field of hundreds of authors through a public voting process. 'Game 7: Dead Ball' is the first in the Marshall Connors series of novels, that also includes '7th Inning Death' and 'Rally

"Live At Salt Lake City", Pianist Okonsar On A Solo Piano Recital Album

International Piano Competitions are, nowadays, far below in importance compared to what they have used to be. You will discover a lot of players and in most cases the thrilling excitement dies out before you know it. This stays accurate with regard to even a number of most significant competitions, much like the Van Cliburn, the Queen Elizabeth and the Gina Bachauer. Maurizio Pollini's accomplishment and continuation immediately following winning the

Johansson Projects presents New Document

There is a new rectangular viewbox into understanding what it means to be human. Johansson Projects presents New Document, where our expanding visual literacy provides a schematic history of the materials and methods employed by artists Andrew Chapman, Matthew Draving, Hunter Longe and Hugh Zeigler. Temporal interpretations are generated and informed by our relationship to a computerized environment. Age-old descriptive terms such as layering, cropping and rendering take on new

Jon Holiday Chosen for the Light Space & Time Artist Showcase

Jupiter, Florida - November 16, 2011 -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announced today that Jon Holiday was chosen for the Gallery’s Artist Showcase. For the last 26 years, Jon Holiday has been the owner and operator of Image One Media in Fort Worth, who specializes in photography, video production, and audio-visual presentations. Jon has been taking pictures since he fell in love with photography when at

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