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16 Year-Old Award Winning Actor Dylan Duff Becomes CEO of Production Company and Makes Directorial Debut

16 Year-Old Award Winning Actor Dylan Duff Becomes CEO of Production Company and Makes Directorial Debut

16 year-old, Toronto-born actor Dylan Duff becomes CEO of Purple Monkeys Pictures Inc. and makes directorial debut with dramatic live action short film "Perspective." Duff wrote, directed, produced and starred in the film to be released some time next year. - July 31, 2020 - Purple Monkeys Pictures

Breathtaking New Artwork Collection by Josef Kote on Display at Ocean Galleries

Breathtaking New Artwork Collection by Josef Kote on Display at Ocean Galleries

Artist returns with new 2020 collection inspired by the Jersey Shore. - July 30, 2020 - Ocean Galleries

Promise To Myself Release New Single and Brings a New Sound for the Band with "killmeslow"

Promise To Myself Release New Single and Brings a New Sound for the Band with "killmeslow"

Even after releasing their sophomore EP “I Might Be Crazy” in February 2020 and a pandemic hitting the world, that hasn’t stopped Promise To Myself from pushing forward with writing songs and keeping up with their fans on social media while waiting on live shows to... - July 30, 2020 - Promise To Myself

Ashely Argota, iPOP Alum, Featured in Upcoming Piano Bar Live! Segment

Ashley Argota, iPOP Alumni, will be featured in the next installment of Piano Bar Live, Broadway World reports. - July 30, 2020 - iPOP! LA

Young Hero Invited to Join iPOP Alum Jacob Batalon and Tom Holland in Spider-Man 3

The young hero, Bridger Walker, who saved his sister's life was invited this week to join iPOP alum Jacob Batalon and Tom Holland in the next Spider-Man feature. - July 30, 2020 - iPOP! LA

Adrienne Hampton Honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Adrienne Hampton Honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Adrienne Hampton of Bronx, New York has been honored as a VIP Member for 2020 by P.O.W.E.R (Professional Organization of Woman of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the fields of IT marketing and entertainment. These important women exemplify tenacity. They... - July 29, 2020 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Music's Living Legends, The Rolling Stones and Judas Priest Honored by Two of Fever International Music Group's Top Acts

Music's Living Legends, The Rolling Stones and Judas Priest Honored by Two of Fever International Music Group's Top Acts

Fever International Music Group Artist Ninefinger will be covering "Sympathy for the Devil" by The Rolling Stones. While Beyond The Grey covers "You've Got Another Thing Comin." Both groups intended to create their versions of these timeless classics, modernizing the sound and feel, but maintaining the original presence and familiarity. - July 28, 2020 - Fever International Music Group

Cellphone Trivia Announces Unique Game That Brings People Together While They Continue to Work Apart

Most everyone has played a trivia game at a restaurant or sports bar. Now that trivia game can help your company's HR Training and Development department educate while entertaining their staff. Cellphone Trivia can offer great results, with customized questions and customized branding. Perfect for management seminars, staff meetings, special events and yes, also for restaurants and bars. - July 28, 2020 - Jack Eich

Stange Law Firm, PC Founding Partners Named Co-Chairs of Old Newsboys

Stange Law Firm, PC Founding Partners Named Co-Chairs of Old Newsboys

Stange Law Firm, PC Founding Partners Named Co-Chairs of Old Newsboys. There are many charities in St. Louis, but perhaps none of them is as extensive or synonymous with St. Louis, as Old Newsboys, now a charitable project of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. - July 27, 2020 - Stange Law Firm, PC

Coronavirus Shutdown Inspires New Series - The Building: Under Lockdown, Created Entirely on Zoom. Westside Rag and Art Paradise Agree: "The Show is Good!"

Coronavirus Shutdown Inspires New Series - The Building: Under Lockdown, Created Entirely on Zoom. Westside Rag and Art Paradise Agree: "The Show is Good!"

The new series is written by playwright and television writer Ed Napier with co-direction by Emmy winning television producer Jesse Green and actress/filmmaker Jodie Markell. The first episode was just launched. The Building 2020: Under Lockdown tells the story of a group of residents who live in a co-op on the Upper West Side of New York City and how they are coping with all the challenges and devastation surrounding their relationships and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. - July 27, 2020 - ArtParadise

Highly Acclaimed Teen Entertainer JAC Carrera to Host a Young Performer Awards Ceremony in New York City

Escape 2 Productions and highly acclaimed teen entertainer, Jose Carrera (JAC) from Brooklyn, NY, have partner to create New York City’s first ever show showcasing young performers. With an amazing Advisory Board team, Joshua Packard, Grayson Thorne Kilpatrick, Jackie Almonte, Willie Pena, Anthony Notarile, Diante Jenkins, Joseph Guevara, Albania Matos, Julie Probst, Patrick M. Valley, Marlene Rhein and Jessica Adams, will be hosting and picking this years winners. - July 25, 2020 - Escape 2 Productions

Marvel Stars, Supergirl, Micky Dolenz, LEGO Masters Among New Wizard World Virtual Experiences

Free Video Q&A Streamed Live on Twitch, YouTube, Facebook; Artist Matt Taylor, UCre-8 Comics, How to YouTube Also Take to the Virtual Stage; Fans Can Purchase Live Video Chats, Recorded Videos, Signed Photos During Events, Accessible via Dedicated Website, Social Platforms for Fans Across the Globe - July 25, 2020 - Wizard Entertainment, Inc.

Allan Lieberman's New Novel "Coronavirus Light" is a Wacky Look at a World Turned Topsy Turvy

Allan Lieberman's New Novel "Coronavirus Light" is a Wacky Look at a World Turned Topsy Turvy

Allan Lieberman’s novel, "Coronavirus Light," is a satirical piece on the social effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. Subtitled, "Tales From A Kosher Cop Volume II," Lieberman recounts experiences, observed through his vantage point as the supervisor in a... - July 24, 2020 - Allan Lieberman

Jeff Lionheart New Single Release to Radio

Jeff Lionheart New Single Release to Radio

New Single "City Lights" to be released in August 2020. - July 24, 2020 - Jeff Lionheart

Children Leading the Way in Giving Back

Children Leading the Way in Giving Back

Easterseals North Georgia has been selected as a beneficiary of the 2020 Jump Ahead Benefit Horse Show. - July 24, 2020 - Easterseals North Georgia

Sound Royalties Hires Senior Music Industry Veterans to Lead Continued Business Development & Artist Relations Initiatives

Sound Royalties Hires Senior Music Industry Veterans to Lead Continued Business Development & Artist Relations Initiatives

Financial Services Company Reaching Out to Music Creatives Impacted by Touring and Licensing Losses - July 23, 2020 - Sound Royalties

Crack The Sky "Tribes" Out Today

Crack The Sky "Tribes" Out Today

New Album "Tribes" Out January 2021 - July 23, 2020 - Carry On Music

A New and Unique Perspective Into the Contemporary Art Psyche: Modern Glitch Artist Golareh Safarian Joins Saatchi Art

A New and Unique Perspective Into the Contemporary Art Psyche: Modern Glitch Artist Golareh Safarian Joins Saatchi Art

A haunting nostalgia for classic fine art styles like impressionism, expressionism and surrealism meets digital disruption, pixilation, photorealism and graffiti in Golareh’s visual poems, available now at Saatchi Art. - July 23, 2020 - Golareh Safarian

Rusty Quill Signs with WME in Trailblazing Move

Rusty Quill Ltd., the award winning media production company based in the UK, has signed with WME, one of the world’s largest and longest running talent agencies, in an unprecedented move within the sector. Rusty Quill Ltd. is among the largest independent podcast networks in the world, and... - July 23, 2020 - Rusty Quill

Porter Pictures Partners with Gravitas Ventures to Release 9 New Films

Porter Pictures Partners with Gravitas Ventures to Release 9 New Films

Jeff Porter, President of Porter Pictures, one of Beverly Hills' leading indie sales and producer services agencies, recently closed a multi-picture distribution deal with Gravitas Ventures. This deal will incorporate 9 new feature and documentary films from the Porter Pictures Library. These... - July 22, 2020 - Porter Pictures

Porter Pictures Proudly Announces the Premiere of Edgy Bipolar Drama "Bricked" Across BET Her Network

Porter Pictures Proudly Announces the Premiere of Edgy Bipolar Drama "Bricked" Across BET Her Network

Porter Pictures, one of Beverly Hills' leading sales and producers services agencies, is proud to announce the BET Her Networks Premiere of their newest title "Bricked," which is going into heavy rotation after successful limited theatrical exhibitions. "Bricked" stars Tracy... - July 22, 2020 - Porter Pictures

Fanfiction Site is Launched by Fanmega Innovations

Out of 50+ fanfiction sites on the web, no other has features that even come close to this newly launched Fanmega.com - July 22, 2020 - Fanmega Innovations

Grace Church "Mask-A-Thon" Drive-Thru with a Purpose

Grace Church "Mask-A-Thon" Drive-Thru with a Purpose

Grace Church hosted a “Mask-A-Thon: Drive-Thru With A Purpose” in the parking lot of their main campus, 1006 Williamstown Drive, on Saturday, July 18 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. With the school year approaching, and social distancing measures still in place due to COVID-19, many... - July 20, 2020 - Grace Church

Ex-Police Chief Saving the Lower Ninth Ward; Kristle Bautista's Book, "The Pivotal Moment," Nominated for Global Award

Ex-Police Chief Saving the Lower Ninth Ward; Kristle Bautista's Book, "The Pivotal Moment," Nominated for Global Award

“The Pivotal Moment," written by Kristle Bautista, has been nominated for a 2020 Author Academy Award, an honor bestowed for literary merit and publishing excellence in the writing and publishing industry. "The Pivotal Moment" is up for an award in the Memoir category. #1 New Release and #1 Best Seller on Amazon for 3 weeks. - July 19, 2020 - Kristle Bautista Consulting

Pandemic, Economic Uncertainty, Global Violence: Is Mankind Heading for an Evolutionary Leap? New Book Offers Strategies and Solutions for Healing and Relief.

Pandemic, Economic Uncertainty, Global Violence: Is Mankind Heading for an Evolutionary Leap? New Book Offers Strategies and Solutions for Healing and Relief.

Author offers strategies and solutions to better navigate these uncertain times; for individuals to get relief, feel better, understand why there's so much global upheaval; and to help humanity create a better way of life. Name of book: "Humanity's Cry for Change - Actions You Can Take to Create a New Earth." - July 18, 2020 - Joyful Radiance, LLC

Tonia Decosimo Interviews Celebrities, Icons and Professional Women to Inspire Us to Reach for the Stars

Tonia Decosimo Interviews Celebrities, Icons and Professional Women to Inspire Us to Reach for the Stars

Dee Nick Media, Inc. premier Digital Marketing & Creative Agency located on Long Island, NY, is excited to announce the launch of their client entrepreneur, author and media personality, Tonia DeCosimo’s new website www.toniadecosimo.com. The new website focuses on Tonia DeCosimo,... - July 17, 2020 - Dee Nick Media

"Where the Briars Sleep" Acquired by Tangled Tree Publishing, Debut Thriller & Chiller Releasing Worldwide July 2021

"Where the Briars Sleep" Acquired by Tangled Tree Publishing, Debut Thriller & Chiller Releasing Worldwide July 2021

Tangled Tree Publishing Acquires Gothic, Victorian Ghost Story, "Where the Briars Sleep" - July 17, 2020 - Childress Ink

iPOP Alum Karan Brar Stars Alongside Adam Sandler in New Netflix Feature

iPOP Alumni Karan Brar resumed filming for Adam Sandler’s latest Netflix Feature Hubie Halloween this month. - July 17, 2020 - iPOP! LA

Production Resumes in PR on iPOP Alum Caitlin Carmichaels New Film

iPOP Alum Caitlin Carmichael resumed filming in Puerto Rico for the Randall Emmett feature "Midnight in The Switchgrass." - July 17, 2020 - iPOP! LA

Unsung African American Who Fought to Defend the Declaration of Independence Revealed

Unsung African American Who Fought to Defend the Declaration of Independence Revealed

Extraordinarily rare items reveal that an African American man was the first person to die in The American Revolutionary War. Some of the First to Fight for American Independence were also African American. - July 16, 2020 - Eric C. Caren Collection

Chattanooga Museum Singing Virus Blues Gets Fiscal Boost from Atlanta Company

Bessie Smith Cultural Center Gets Financial Aid from Atlanta’s KaZee - July 16, 2020 - KaZee Inc.

Psychologist's Book Predicted COVID-19 Pandemic

Psychologist's science fiction book predicted COVID-19 Pandemic. - July 16, 2020 - Eisner Institute for Professional Studies

Albert Bros., Inc.’s “Metal Into Treasure” Recycled Materials Sculpture Competition

Albert Bros., Inc. (ABI) a 5th-generation owned and operated metal recycling company in Waterbury, is challenging all professional artists from the Greater Waterbury Area to create a sculpture using recycled metal components provided by ABI. Each sculpture will include different grades of steel,... - July 16, 2020 - Albert Bros. Inc.

Olivia Holt, iPOP Alum, Reprises Cloak & Dagger Role for Disney XD

Olivia Holt and her former co-star Aubrey Joseph reprised their Cloak and Dagger roles for Disney XD’s Spider-man: Maximum Venom. - July 16, 2020 - iPOP! LA

The African American Experience, The Pride, The Prejudice, The Proof is in Sotheby’s NY Current Auction

The African American Experience, The Pride, The Prejudice, The Proof is in Sotheby’s NY Current Auction

"The Black Edison," Granville Woods 1880's papers; "Cumbo," The unsung African American patriot who fought for Independence, recognized by a Signer of The Declaration of Independence; Frederick Douglass' fiery eloquence, as expressed in his own 1852 newspaper; and 1930's lynching. 3 centuries of rare and raw Black historical documents, amongst other rare American history, currently at Sotheby's NY, through July 21. - July 15, 2020 - Eric C. Caren Collection

Ex-Reality Star Releases Provocative Alcoholic Memoir

Ex-Reality Star Releases Provocative Alcoholic Memoir

Brittany Taltos, who appeared on Jersey Shore and the Bachelor Pad, releases memoir, "Girl, Wasted," exposing the grainy details of her alcohol addiction. - July 15, 2020 - Brittany Taltos

Billboard Hit Recording Artist Fawn Releases Her New Song, "Wait For The Sun" Featuring Debra Wilson and Many Other Celebrities Supporting Black Lives Matter

Billboard Hit Recording Artist Fawn Releases Her New Song, "Wait For The Sun" Featuring Debra Wilson and Many Other Celebrities Supporting Black Lives Matter

“Wait For The Sun” is a song about struggling and fighting your way through difficult, dark times. The message of the chorus, “Wait For The Sun” is a reminder to hold on because the sun is going to come out again. A key unifying line is, “let the love remind you we’re one, and wait for the sun.” The music video has a handful of soulful celebrities and people uniting for a spiritual journey into cosmic positivity and change. - July 14, 2020 - Fawn

Front Runners Combines Endless Runner and Politics for Exciting New Mobile Game

Front Runners Combines Endless Runner and Politics for Exciting New Mobile Game

Exciting and hilarious mobile game centered around the election is now out. Dodge obstacles like angry mobs, viruses, and election booths. The fun is endless. - July 13, 2020 - Front Runners

UpLive USA Partners with iHeartRadio to Present a Global Virtual Music Competition

UpLive USA Partners with iHeartRadio to Present a Global Virtual Music Competition

UpLive Global Streaming Platform launches the “Singing For The World” Competition on July 15th. Coronavirus has kept us apart but music will always bring us together. Let the singing competition begin. Celebrity judges will be announced shortly. - July 12, 2020 - Uplive

Foxpromotions is so Proud to Announce Singer/Songwriter Brian Hedges Has Been Nominated for 2 International Singer-Songwriters Association, (ISSA) Awards

Foxpromotions is so Proud to Announce Singer/Songwriter Brian Hedges Has Been Nominated for 2 International Singer-Songwriters Association, (ISSA) Awards

FoxPromotions announces that their longtime client Brian Hedges has been nominated for 2 ISSA awards. Hedges, a singer-songwriter out of Knoxville, TN, has been nominated for USA Male Vocalist of the Year and USA Male Songwriter of the Year. The awards show will be live on the ISSA YouTube August 15, 2020. - July 12, 2020 - FoxPromotions

Viewing Room Now Open for Jill Krutick's “Turning Points,” a Visual Diary of the Artist's Painting Series

Viewing Room Now Open for Jill Krutick's “Turning Points,” a Visual Diary of the Artist's Painting Series

Abstract expressionist painter Jill Krutick of Jill Krutick Fine Art, is launching an inaugural virtual summer art exhibition, “Turning Points,” which debuts today. Krutick’s online showroom -- “Viewing Room” -- provides a virtual gallery experience comprising a visual diary of the artists’ painting series created during her lifetime. - July 11, 2020 - Jill Krutick Fine Art

Live Streaming App “Dive - Do More Than Just Watch” Launched to Redefine Entertainment Industry

Hundreds of content creators and thousands of viewers are already on Dive - July 11, 2020 - Dive - Do More than Just Watch

Michael Reed & William Leecan Announce the Launch of THE VYBE ONLINE. The Reboot of a Twenty-Four Year Old Local Cable Show.

In 1996, Michael Reed and William Leecan produced “The VYBE,” a local cable tv series in metro Atlanta, Georgia. The christian based show targeted youth and young adults. The reboot, THE VYBE ONLINE, has the same goal, with the hopes of reaching more people online. Every first Sunday, the online series will cover topics ranging from entertainment, music, sports, health, finance, the church, social issues and more. - July 10, 2020 - Leecan Productions

Peter London Global Dance Company Celebrates 10th Anniversary and Welcomes Kal Gajraj as Executive Director

Peter London Global Dance Company Celebrates 10th Anniversary and Welcomes Kal Gajraj as Executive Director

Miami’s leading multicultural, contemporary dance ensemble, the Peter London Global Dance Company (PLGDC) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year and has named Kal Gajraj as its first Executive Director. Mr. Gajraj comes to PLGDC after serving as the Chief Marketing Officer of the... - July 08, 2020 - Peter London Global Dance Company

Children’s Book Supports Healthy Grieving for Families Experiencing the Death of a Pet

Children’s Book Supports Healthy Grieving for Families Experiencing the Death of a Pet

Loveland Pet Loss Counselor/Author wins International Indie Book Award for “Dear Brave Friend.” - July 07, 2020 - Mourning to Light Pet Loss, LLC.

Reality TV Talent Launch Hollywood Behind the Scenes Podcast

Reality TV Talent Launch Hollywood Behind the Scenes Podcast

Reality TV Talent from Just Writin Life are releasing their second podcast, The Ladies Tales Podcast. The first episode, done by professional actors, is the audio version of their pilot episode made for TV, "The Managers." - July 07, 2020 - AITL Media

Dr. Marc Nader of Faith In God Publishing Group Released the Academic Book "Failed Nations and Communities" to Help Developing Countries and Low Income Neighborhoods

Dr. Marc Nader of Faith In God Publishing Group Released the Academic Book "Failed Nations and Communities" to Help Developing Countries and Low Income Neighborhoods

The Academic Book "Failed Nations and Communities" (The Second Mental Independence) has been designed to help developing countries and low income neighborhoods to adopt commendable behavior. The law of cause and effect, bad choices have led to their decline. Such comportment must be changed before any betterment can be perceived. Now available in both French and English on Amazon. After this release, Scholars' Mind Alliance was created. - July 07, 2020 - Faith In God Publishing Group

Internet Only Hip Hop Producer Kyler Killick Set to Release 4 Albums Summer 2020; All with Different Genres

Internet Only Hip Hop Producer Kyler Killick Set to Release 4 Albums Summer 2020; All with Different Genres

Kyler Killick, Also known as Kevin Archuleta, has been studying aboard and was unable to channel the right feelings to release his massive catalog of over 240 songs. All original and all produced by himself, The rapper/songwriter is finally taking the necessary steps to reveal his full catalog which includes not only hip-hop, Grunge, and rap with metal elements, But also showcasing an almost natural country flair without too much of the trendy overtones that have over taken fusion hip hop music. - July 07, 2020 - Kyler Killick

Pod Clubhouse Launches New Podcast, "Decorating the Set: from Hollywood to Your Home, with Beth Kushnick"

Pod Clubhouse Launches New Podcast, "Decorating the Set: from Hollywood to Your Home, with Beth Kushnick"

Pod Clubhouse Podcast Network has collaborated with veteran film and television set decorator, Beth Kushnick, to launch a new podcast to bring Beth's vast design experience into your home. - July 05, 2020 - Pod Clubhouse Productions, LLC

Forgotten African American "Cumbo," a Son of Slavery Who Fought for the Declaration of Independence

Forgotten African American "Cumbo," a Son of Slavery Who Fought for the Declaration of Independence

History Unfolds on Paper, Part 8 - July 03, 2020 - Eric C. Caren Collection

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