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CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Imagine dancers hanging high above your head. Or an interactive drum experience for the whole family. Or seeing Hawaiian dancers in your own Chicago neighborhood. All this and more will be at Jeff Fest July 24-26, 2015. The Festival's proceeds support local student scholarships and help build relationships with local businesses and the community.
DELAND, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Over 100 quilted items will be on display during guided tours of Florida's 'Gilded Age' Stetson Mansion. Named by Trip Advisor as Florida's 'Most Popular Tourist Attraction,' the Stetson Mansion is the restored and updated winter home of famed hat maker John B. Stetson.
CHENGDU, China /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Tap4Fun today announced their newest real-time battle strategy game, 'Invasion,' an intense online war game with stunning 3D graphics. Tap4Fun, a leading mobile game producer headquartered in Southwest China, has been an innovator in the genre of mobile online strategy games since their first strategy title was released in 2011.
Actor, Stuntman, Filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Martial Arts Action Film
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Zak Lee Guarnaccia, Actor/Stuntman, Executive Producer at LightRow Pictures, and Paul Lupi, Producer of Lupi Pictures, enter production of the feature film in the martial-arts, action-thriller genre entitled 'KALM.' Principal photography partially funding being raised on Kickstarter. The project will debut at the SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2015 (SDCC).
Convicted Actor Steve Comisar asks Celebrity Felons for a Little Help with Charity Launch, Stars Behind Bars
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Steve Comisar is an actor/author who was convicted of fraud and sent to federal prison. The media and Wikipedia have branded him a 'con man.' Some of Hollywood's major players have served time and can relate to his situation.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Uproar Entertainment this week announced the release of Travis Simmons' newest comedy CD, 'The Truth Hurts.' Simmons' brilliant observations, amazing impressions, and astute political commentary are as compelling and authentic as they are hilarious. 'The Truth Hurts' was recorded at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. and is Simmons' first recording for Uproar Entertainment.
NEW ORLEANS, La. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO), the founders of the New Orleans Running of the Bulls, have planned four days of special events, including the 9th Annual El Encierro, or running the bulls - New Orleans-style! This year will be celebrated as El Ano Rosa (The Pink Year) to honor co-founder Beth Hanning, who successfully battled breast
VIERA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: This summer 2015 will be jam-packed with kid friendly activities at The Avenue Viera. From Carmike Cinemas' Summer Kid Series, Pizza Gallery and Grill's Summer Art Camp to craft classes for kids at Michaels, kids will never want to leave The Avenue Viera.
Sci-Fi Conspiracy Thriller, ‘Truth Insurrected,’ by Daniel P. Douglas, Among Winners at 2014 INDIEFAB Awards
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Geminid Press, LLC announces the debut science fiction conspiracy thriller, 'Truth Insurrected: The Saint Mary Project' (ISBN: 9780990737100), authored by Daniel P. Douglas, has won an Honorable Mention in the science fiction category of Foreword Reviews' 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards.
VIERA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Hot time in the city! The second Family Luau Night at The Avenue Viera Central Park will be held on Thursday, July 2 from 5 - 8 p.m. This event is part of the 'Live After Five' music series. This year's theme is Hot Tropical Nights, which will feature Caribbean and Reggae beach music.
New Book: ‘The Outworlds: War Torrent’ Mixes Military and Metaphysical Science Fiction with Alien Conspiracies
NEWS: Geminid Press LLC, an independent book publisher, announces the release of 'The Outworlds: War Torrent' (ISBN: 978069245004), a new science fiction adventure by acclaimed author Daniel P. Douglas that is the first in a series. In 'War Torrent,' ancient reptilian aliens clash in a war that is the start of a new interstellar crusade orchestrated by evil ethereal entities.
RANDSBURG, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Randsburg Art Gallery is extremely proud to announce the opening of the Lehman Moses Photographic Exhibit 'Through My Lens' on June 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Originally from Philadelphia, Pa., Lee has taken the art of photography to the highest of professional levels. Using medium format film cameras, Lee owns the entire creative process for his most impressive work.
CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Every Chicago Festival needs the right food to complement the entertainment, and to satisfy every taste. Jeff Fest 2015 features the best of local neighborhoods and offers a wide range of culinary delights for everyone. 'Jeff Fest is known for its food and its arts and music. We are kicking up the food a few notches this year, and have a broader assortment than ever before,' says Amie Zander, Executive Director of the Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce.
VERO BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Loren Weisman, a music business advisor and the author of 'Music Business For Dummies' (ISBN: 978-1119049654), announces on June 29, Grind and Grape in Vero Beach will be hosting a book release party for Loren and the book. The new For Dummies(R) book is described as 'your companion on your journey to the music career you want.'
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Inspired by environmental sustainability, artists Scott Durfee and George Medeiros of Spathose will showcase the latest installment of their work with palm spathe in their upcoming show 'Spathe' at Cory Allen Contemporary Art's The Showroom, in Florida.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Wigglebutt Warriors has announced Wigglebutts Uncorked, a pet-friendly fundraising gala to benefit non-profit Second Chance Rescue NYC, whose mission is to facilitate the adoption of animals that have been abandoned by their former owners.
LONG BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Art-in-Relation (AIR) will present a co-production of the classic opera 'Carmen' to The Ernest Borgnine Theatre, Saturday, June 20, 2015. The co-production will run for one performance only. The Ernest Borgnine Theatre is located at 855 Elm Ave. in Long Beach.
VIERA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Let The Avenue Viera help you get healthy this summer with complimentary yoga classes! The next Yoga in the Park event will be held on Saturday, June 20 at 9 a.m. at The Avenue Viera's Central Park. Classes will be provided by a certified yoga instructor.
ROSWELL, Ga. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Nova Kopp, the most recent winner of the Mrs. Georgia United States Pageant, has already started to roll up her sleeves and is acting as 'ambassador' for a group that supports children and families in need. 'I'll be working with Hillside, a non-profit organization that offers a continuum of care for children, adolescents and their families,' Kopp says.
2015 City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience Honors Grammy Nominated Hip Hop Legend ‘Yo Yo’ Whitaker
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: On June 26, 2015, Yolanda 'Yo Yo' Whitaker will be celebrated at the 2nd Annual City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience through awards and a live performance produced by Darryl Pitts (DP Productions) and partners Kevin and Schvone Rouse (Rouse House Entertainment). For over 25 years, Whitaker has influenced the world of hip hop.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Uproar Entertainment is pleased to announce the release of Brett Riley's first comedy CD, 'I'm An Idiot.' Riley's signature impersonations, witty observations, and colorful stories incite bouts of laughter from the start. 'I'm An Idiot' was recorded at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, and is Riley's first recording for Uproar Entertainment.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: In a celebration of French artisans and culture in Los Angeles, Selavi Global and Canard Duchene Champagne have teamed up to launch the brand new 'Le French Festival' set to take place across Los Angeles from July 4-14, 2015. The event will end with a closing night party produced by French Tuesdays on Bastille Day, July 14 at Riviera 31 at the Sofitel Hotel.
Recognizing Hero Companies Involved in Inclusion: Champions Gala 2015 to feature Clay Aiken and Project Runway’s Justin LeBlanc
RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Supporters and friends of the National Inclusion Project are invited to be a part of an amazing night of celebrating the heroes in our lives and the Superheroes we aspire to be. The annual Champions Gala will be held September 26 with proceeds going to ensure that children with and without disabilities can play, learn and laugh TOGETHER. Co-founder Clay Aiken will perform, and Justin LeBlanc, Season 12 'Project Runway' Finalist, will speak.
TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Trebius Promotions along with Twelve3South Studio is proud to announce the surprise addition of Jonathan Jackson and Enation to the roster of artists performing at Miyelo Music Festival, presented by Dave Arbogast on July 18 in Tipp City, Ohio.
TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Trebius Promotions is proud to announce that Ohio's RB Jergens has joined Miyelo Music Festival's sponsors, adding generous support to the event's fundraising efforts, which benefit local charities, including Pink Ribbon Girls. Pink Ribbon Girls meets the practical needs of families affected by breast cancer.
VIERA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The first Live After Five event at The Avenue Viera's Central Park will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2015, from 5 - 8 p.m. This year's theme is 'Hot Tropical Nights,' which will feature Caribbean and Reggae beach music.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: When Cheryl 'Pepsii' Riley sings, every ear in the room listens. With her new music project, "Still Believe," on her independent label, SodaFace Records, Riley has delivered a true showstopper. 'Still Believe' is a faith filled, heart drenched conviction of love persevered and Riley delivers sweet dominion with each pumping note.
TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Trebius Promotions today announced that Heidelberg Distributing Company, the Midwest's largest beer, wine, and spirits distributor, is now the official beer sponsor for Miyelo Music Festival presented by Dave Arbogast, a day-long summer music event to be held in Tipp City, Ohio, July 18, 2015.
VIERA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Florida's KISS 95.1 and Lite Rock 99.3 are sponsoring the fifth annual Saved By The Bell Teachers Party on Friday, May 29, 2015 at The Avenue Viera from 5 - 7 p.m. The party is in appreciation of Brevard County teachers and celebrates the end of the school year.
Author and Retired FBI Special Agent James Ring Turns Back the Clock with Release of Novel, ‘784 Broadway’
BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: James A. Ring, author of the 5-star terrorist thriller 'Necessary Assets,' has shifted genres with his second book, '784 Broadway' (ISBN: 978-1506164182), where he brings to life his immigrant Italian heritage by recounting summer visits to his family's small greengrocer store in New York's Hudson Valley, Omni Publishing Company announced today.
Los Angeles Celebrates WWII Veterans on 71st Anniversary D-Day, 70th Anniversary of VE Day, 50th Anniversary Vietnam
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Celebrated philanthropists Jane and Bert Boeckmann of Galpin Ford and the Heritage League of the Second Air Division, announced today they have joined forces again to honor WWII Veterans at the 71th Anniversary D-Day Luncheon at The Proud Bird, in Los Angeles, on June 6. All WWII and Vietnam Veterans, as well as their friends and family, are encouraged and invited to attend.
New Children’s Book is Designed to Delight Parents, Typically Developing Kids, and those with ADD/ADHD or Autism Spectrum
PORTLAND, Ore. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Journey Books, LLC, today announced release of 'Going to Bed is Easy Now' (ISBN: 978-0692357842), first in series of illustrated children's books by Doris and Maritsa Bowman. Written in both English and Spanish editions, the book is designed to ease the stress of everyday activities that create chronically challenging behaviors in typically developing children.
American Craft Beer Week celebration: Sample Over 100 Beers at World of Beer’s Craft Brews In The Park
VIERA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: More than 100 different beers from 25 craft breweries will be available to sample at 'Craft Brews In The Park' at The Avenue Viera on Saturday, May 9 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. World of Beer is hosting an American Craft Beer Week celebration featuring live music, performers, food and amazing beer.
Chicago again hosts annual Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival for 2015, with a Three-Day Musical Lineup
CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: How do you celebrate summer in Chicago? With Jeff Fest, the premier neighborhood event on Chicago's Northwest side. This year's headlining music act is Jonathan Jackson + Enation, an anthemic Alt-Rock-Pop three piece from Nashville, Tenn. The band recently released their fourth studio album, Radio Cinematic, through Loud and Proud Records.
ROSWELL, Ga. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: In three months, Nova Kopp will be headed to compete in the Mrs. United States National Pageant for 2015. After her recent win of the Mrs. Georgia crown on April 26, she is excited to move onto the next level. Her main goals: to raise awareness and to create a strategy for dealing with domestic violence in the U.S.
Leading Voiceover Talent Marketplace, Voices.com Secures $2 Million in Capital Investment from BDC Capital
LONDON, Ontario /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Voices.com, the go-to online marketplace for voice-over talent, is pleased to announce a $2 million working capital investment from BDC Capital. The company will use this capital to acquire additional space, tools, and hire more people to maintain momentum as it is working to solidify its leading market position.
BALTIMORE, Md. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Look out Baltimore, There's a new 'GAME' in town. Located at 1400 Warner Street, GAME sits in the shadows of the World Champion Baltimore Ravens stadium and is only a short walk from the AL East Champion Orioles at Camden Yards. Grand Opening Friday May 15 at 5 p.m., doors open at 4 p.m.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 'In the electronic revolution we live in, nothing makes an impact and expresses your gratitude more than the classic handwritten thank you note, sent in the mail with a stamp!' says Kelly Browne, author of the bestselling book, '101 Ways To Say Thank You' (ISBN: 9781402747021; Sterling Publishing)
VIERA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: To benefit local Boy Scouts of America troops in Florida, The Avenue Viera will host a car show and cruise, 'Cruise thru The Avenue,' on May 2, 2015, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Customers are invited to stop by to see fabulous vehicles and enter to win raffle prizes.
From angel investing to crowdfunding, local Orlando CashNLearn Show helps local small business tackle the sharks
ORLANDO, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: CashNLearn, Orlando's Own 'Shark Tank'-like show is calling all local entrepreneurs to its launch kick off on May 15 at the Artegon Marketplace in Orlando, Fla.