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COVID Isolation Turns to Madness in "Candyman" Writer-Director Bernard Rose's Latest Bunuelian Satire

COVID Isolation Turns to Madness in "Candyman" Writer-Director Bernard Rose's Latest Bunuelian Satire

Reuniting with Tony Todd, Rose deftly characterizes bourgeoisie life in Los Angeles at a moment of extreme crisis. Funny and frightening in equal measure, "Traveling Light" makes its theatrical debut at the Laemmle NoHo 7 on June 10. - June 03, 2022 - Xenon Pictures

San Francisco Black Film Festival XXIV Continues "Healing the World One Film at a Time" - June 16-19, 2022 in Celebration of Black Music Month & Juneteenth

San Francisco Black Film Festival XXIV Continues "Healing the World One Film at a Time" - June 16-19, 2022 in Celebration of Black Music Month & Juneteenth

The San Francisco Black Film Festival gets underway, June 16-19, 2022, affirming its founding philosophy, "Healing the World One Film at A Time" amid headlines of violence against humanity. - June 03, 2022 - San Francisco Black Film Festival

Southern California’s Most Diverse City is Invited to Play Inside a Pop-Up City Made of Giant Adult-Sized Building Blocks

Southern California’s Most Diverse City is Invited to Play Inside a Pop-Up City Made of Giant Adult-Sized Building Blocks

For the Getty’s 25th Anniversary, Southern California’s most diverse city will host a giant pop-up art installation during the third of ten community festivals to take place this summer in honor of the Getty’s 25th Anniversary. - June 02, 2022 - Daniela Soberman

Stranger Things Newcomer Plays Eleven’s Predecessor Ten

Stranger Things Newcomer Plays Eleven’s Predecessor Ten

Christian Ganiere Dominates the First 8-minutes, and Guest Stars in 4 of 8 Initial Chapters of Season 4. - June 01, 2022 - Christian Ganiere

Rhonda Shear Joins Cast of The Throwback

Rhonda Shear Joins Cast of The Throwback

Actress/Comedian/Lingerie Designer Rhonda Shear plays a mix of Zen and Glam with her character Teri Simon in The Throwback, a new film by Mario Garcia in production now in Tampa, Florida. - June 01, 2022 - Shear Enterprises, LLC

Embracing Diversity Through the Culinary Arts, Music, and Culture

Embracing Diversity Through the Culinary Arts, Music, and Culture

Join Miami-Dade Vice Chairman Oliver Gilbert, III, the Hungry Black Man, the Center for Black Innovation, and the City of Miami Beach for the 2nd Annual Juneteenth Food and Wine Festival which showcases the culinary skills and creations of some of the nation’s most celebrated black chefs and culinary artists. Attendees will have food encounters with chefs like Carla Hall, Marcus Samuelsson, Robert Butts, Christian Bell, Andrew Lloyd, Kris Kofi, Raheem Saley, Troy Tingling and Deborah VanTrece. - June 01, 2022 - The Center for Black Innovation

Strathmore's Who's Who Publication Celebrates New Members

Strathmore's Who's Who Publication Celebrates New Members

Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide of Farmingdale, New York, celebrates their newest members who will be included in their next edition for their contributions and achievements in the many fields listed. About New Members Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide is pleased to... - June 01, 2022 - Strathmore Worldwide

Marcus Ex Releases New Single "We Lost the Song" on All Music Platforms

Marcus Ex Releases New Single "We Lost the Song" on All Music Platforms

Music Artist Marcus Ex Releases a new Single, "We Lost the Song" on all streaming platforms. - June 01, 2022 - Marcus Ex

Faster Action Figure! Kill! Kill! - Tura Satana Gets Immortalized as Toy

Faster Action Figure! Kill! Kill! - Tura Satana Gets Immortalized as Toy

“One of Tura’s wishes was for someone to create an action figure of her in full Varla mode,” says Siouxzan Perry, CEO of Tura Satana Inc., in announcing White Elephant Toyz and PlaidStallions.com will produce the first officially licensed Tura Satana action figure. In full Varla mode. - June 01, 2022 - PlaidStallions

Casting Workbook Launches "The Green Room" with Natasha Gargiulo

Casting Workbook Launches "The Green Room" with Natasha Gargiulo

In Partnership with former Entertainment Tonight Canada Reporter and Host of "The Working Actor" Natasha Gargiulo, Casting Workbook has launched its new original content series - "The Green Room." Announcement Highlights • Through a partnership with Natasha Gargiulo,... - May 31, 2022 - Casting Workbook

Brian Reveals Media Presents: The Dynamite Network, a Media Production & Broadcasting Company, Announce Talent & Production Content Search for Fall/Winter 2022 Launch

The Dynamite Network, a subsidiary of Brian Reveals Media, today announces a talent and media production search for artists and creatives for the fall/winter 2022 launch. Dynamite is seeking independent and established talent to submit high quality content in an effort to create a centralized hub... - May 31, 2022 - The Dynamite Network

Cardplayer Lifestyle to Host Mixed Game Festival II at Resorts World Las Vegas

Cardplayer Lifestyle to Host Mixed Game Festival II at Resorts World Las Vegas

Cardplayer Lifestyle's second Mixed Game Festival will be held from June 12-16 at Resorts World Las Vegas, offering low-stakes poker players the opportunity to win a PokerStars Live Event Package, free poker merchandise, and multiple poker book signings with top poker champions. Cash games will be running 24/7 throughout the festival, which is slated to deliver excellent value for low-limit recreational poker players. - May 30, 2022 - Cardplayer Lifestyle

Podcaster Details Lessons Learned Through the Marshall Fire

Local podcaster, Sandra Thomas-Comenole, releases new season of the Behavioral Economics in Marketing podcast detailing lessons learned through the Marshall Fire in Boulder, Colorado. "Lessons From the Fire, Season 5 of the Behavioral Economics in Marketing podcast will be dedicated to those... - May 30, 2022 - Behavioral Economics in Marketing Podcast

Local Authors Kim Childress and Barbara Herndon Among Guests Slated for Reading Rocks in Rockford 2022 Annual Book Event at Krause Memorial Library

Local Authors Kim Childress and Barbara Herndon Among Guests Slated for Reading Rocks in Rockford 2022 Annual Book Event at Krause Memorial Library

Reading Rocks in Rockford celebrates the love of reading and Michigan authors and illustrators of books for all ages in Author's Row. Local authors Kim Childress and Barbara Herndon team to share and sign children's books including Herndon's latest picture book, You're the Hugs to My Kisses, and Find Your Future In Art, by Childress. - May 28, 2022 - Childress Ink

Aaron Klusman with Rivulet Media Announces a New 10-Acre Mixed Use Production Studio to be Headquartered at Phoenix's Iconic Union Station

Aaron Klusman with Rivulet Media Announces a New 10-Acre Mixed Use Production Studio to be Headquartered at Phoenix's Iconic Union Station

Rivulet Media’s co-founder and chairman/CEO Aaron Klusman recently acquired Phoenix’s iconic Union Station to celebrate the building’s upcoming 100th year anniversary and to ensure the proper redevelopment and preservation of the historic landmark. Phoenix Union Station was built... - May 28, 2022 - Rivulet Media

First Frontline to Front Row Hero Ticket Recipients Named

First Frontline to Front Row Hero Ticket Recipients Named

Inaugural Front Row Heroes Literally a “Couple” of Heroes. - May 27, 2022 - FrontRowHero.com

"What I Want My Children to Know Before I Die" - New Book Written by Man Who Watched His Mom Die When He Was Eight Years Old

"What I Want My Children to Know Before I Die" - New Book Written by Man Who Watched His Mom Die When He Was Eight Years Old

As an eight-year old boy, EksAyn Anderson, watched his mom die. From it, he learned how strong a parent's influence really is. EksAyn Anderson's book, "What I Want My Children to Know Before I Die," recounts the death of his mother and also has advice for his children, advice he hopes will benefit others. - May 27, 2022 - EksAyn Anderson

New Jersey Country Artist Southpaw Nominated for Two National Music Awards

New Jersey Country Artist Southpaw Nominated for Two National Music Awards

New Jersey-based country trio Southpaw has been nominated for two Josie Music Awards, and announces the release of their next single. - May 27, 2022 - Southpaw

IlliniGuys.com Teams Up with the Illini Guardians as the New Name, Image & Likeness Initiative Kicks Off with a Large Crowd at the Sold-Out Fundraising Event

IlliniGuys.com, an independent multimedia sports portal launched by media, sports, business and legal professionals with more than 100 years of collective experience, announces, today, its collaboration with the Illini Guardians. On May 23, 2022, more than 300 Fighting Illini fans, coaches and... - May 26, 2022 - LMBC Sports, LLC dba IlliniGuys

Douglas Bell’s Debut Novel, “Cake Walk,” Receives Praise from Transgender Readers

Douglas Bell’s Debut Novel, “Cake Walk,” Receives Praise from Transgender Readers

Riveting story of authentic love, loss, and family with an underlying message that confronts conformity and promotes radical self-acceptance. - May 26, 2022 - Douglas Bell Books

The PAWS NY 2022 Annual Spring Benefit Raises $60,500 with Support from Community and Dedicated Volunteers

130 People Came Together at the Monarch Rooftop to Raise Funds and Awareness for People and Pets in Need. - May 26, 2022 - PAWS NY

Choreographer & Mentor Andye J Joins Monsters of HipHop in New Expanded Role

Monsters of HipHop is thrilled and honored to announce that Monsters Show Alumni and current AList Faculty member Andye J has joined the team in an expanded role. In addition to teaching in select Monsters cities, Andye will take on the position of Program Support Coordinator. In this role, she... - May 26, 2022 - Monsters Dance Conventions

Feast it Forward & Podopolo Announce Unique Game Changing Partnership

Feast it Forward & Podopolo Announce Unique Game Changing Partnership

Feast it Forward and Podopolo are proud to announce a unique partnership that brings content to life as fully interactive and experiential, combining Feast's unique "influencer playground" featuring six state-of-the-art studios and stages, wine tastings, and experiential marketing... - May 25, 2022 - Feast it Forward

Judson Press Book Examines Cultural Impact on Youth Faith Formation in Congregations

Judson Press Book Examines Cultural Impact on Youth Faith Formation in Congregations

Faith Formation and Christian Education experts Dr. Carmichael Crutchfield and Dr. Denise Janssen collaborate to provide a research-based, practical resource to aid faith communities seeking improved relevance and relationship with African American youth. Based upon research and personal... - May 25, 2022 - Judson Press

It is Official, the Cheerleading Teal Empire, Cheer Extreme, is Coming to Florida

Cheer Extreme is coming to Florida. Cheer Extreme's newest location will be located in Boynton Beach, Florida. Flip City All-Stars, an already established, successful cheerleading program, has combined forces with Cheer Extreme to create Cheer Extreme Florida. This location will be the first and... - May 25, 2022 - Cheer Extreme Florida

Living Advantage, Inc. Hosts "Mixer That Matters" for Foster Youth with Celebrity Guests in Beverly Hills

Living Advantage, Inc. Hosts "Mixer That Matters" for Foster Youth with Celebrity Guests in Beverly Hills

LA, Inc. will be hosting a fundraiser, "The Mixer that Matters" on May 26th in honor of Foster Youth Month to specifically celebrate the resilient young people in the Foster Care system, hosted by Chad L. Coleman, actor on the award-winning series The Walking Dead. Representatives and... - May 25, 2022 - Living Advantage Inc.

Catholic Education Foundation of Louisville Launches First-Ever Bourbon Raffle

Catholic Education Foundation of Louisville Launches First-Ever Bourbon Raffle

17 Rare Bourbons will be Raffled in 5 Lots including Pappy Van Winkle 15, 20, and 23. - May 25, 2022 - Catholic Education Foundation

The Romanian Film Festival Returns to Washington, D.C.

The Romanian Film Festival Returns to Washington, D.C.

The Embassy of Romania, in partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute, and Miracle Theatre, are announcing the return of the 3rd edition of the Romanian Film Festival in D.C., which starts on June 3 and runs through June 19 at the Miracle Theatre in Capitol Hill. - May 25, 2022 - Romanian Film Festival DC

Hollywood, Health & Society Announces Contest Call for Script Entries That Envision a Better Future

Hollywood, Health & Society Announces Contest Call for Script Entries That Envision a Better Future

Five Fellowships of $7,500 Each & One Grand Prize of $20,000 Will be Awarded - May 24, 2022 - Hollywood, Health & Society

Prequel to the Critically Acclaimed Graphic Novel Series "Sons of Fate," Now on Indiegogo

Prequel to the Critically Acclaimed Graphic Novel Series "Sons of Fate," Now on Indiegogo

The critically acclaimed graphic novel series, "Sons of Fate," has been followed up by a one-shot prequel story titled, "My Deady Beloved." Created, written, and drawn by independent comics creator Jean-Paul Deshong and published through Blackberryjuice publishing, "My Deadly Beloved" is a tale of tale of honor, deception, and revenge wrapped in a love story during the warring states in feudal Japan. Now, live on Indiegogo with exclusive content. - May 24, 2022 - Blackberryjuice Publishing

Irio's Book Discusses How Humans Can Adapt to Remain Unique and Distinctive in a Future Shared with 10 Billion Other People, Plus Robots

Irio's Book Discusses How Humans Can Adapt to Remain Unique and Distinctive in a Future Shared with 10 Billion Other People, Plus Robots

"2050: The Singular Human Era" is now available for purchase in all major digital bookstores. The book is Rafael Irio's latest piece of content dedicated to helping readers adapt to the rapidly changing digital world. Irio aims to provide a new perspective of the future where people and... - May 24, 2022 - Rafael Irio LLC

Bethany Arts Community Presents IMPACT 2022: Art That Bears Witness an Exhibition in Bethany Art Community's Galleries May 20 – June 30

Bethany Arts Community presents IMPACT 2022: Art that Bears Witness presents the work of a diverse group of artists working in a wide variety of media that challenge us to (re)consider some of society's toughest issues. - May 24, 2022 - Bethany Arts Community

Fan-Favorite Amy Rosado Announces Entry for Miss Florida USA Beauty Pageant

Fan-Favorite Amy Rosado Announces Entry for Miss Florida USA Beauty Pageant

Amy Rosado, a fan-favorite within past local pageant events, has announced her entry for the Miss Florida USA beauty pageant. Currently, Rosado holds the title of Miss Central Delray Beach USA and now plans to work her way up in the pageant world after her recent win. If Rosado wins the title of... - May 23, 2022 - Amy Rosado

Clip Studio Paint DEBUT Offered to pixiv Premium Members Refreshed Now with Multi-Device Support

Celsys is offering Clip Studio Paint DEBUT to paying “pixiv Premium” members of the social art service, pixiv, operated by pixiv Inc. - May 23, 2022 - Celsys Inc.

Judy Garland's 100th Birthday Bash Introducing Debbie Wileman

Judy Garland's 100th Birthday Bash Introducing Debbie Wileman

It’s the worldwide celebration of the 100th Birthday of one of the Greatest Performers of our time, starring overnight internet sensation Debbie Wileman in an uncanny recreation of the sound of Judy Garland. Wileman has gained over 1 million online views for her spot-on recreation of Judy Garland and she is now, direct from London, onstage to dazzle Judy’s fans as well as her new followers. Fresh off her newest album release, “I’m Still Here” orchestrated, conducted & produced by Steve Orich. - May 20, 2022 - Stander Group Inc.

P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) Announces Their New Women of Empowerment Members

P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) Announces Their New Women of Empowerment Members

P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) announces their newest Women of Empowerment members who are recognized for their high level of contribution to the many fields and industries listed below. About The Newest Women of Empowerment Members P.O.W.E.R. - May 20, 2022 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

OTT Pipeline Network, Aperteur, by Production and Marketing Firm Starbaby Enterprises Launches with Debut Event at Haswell Greens

OTT Pipeline Network, Aperteur, by Production and Marketing Firm Starbaby Enterprises Launches with Debut Event at Haswell Greens

Aperteur is a new OTT platform aimed at bridging the gap between creatives and decision-makers in the entertainment industry. Led by Starbaby Enterprises’s Jordan Elizabeth Gelber CEO and Founder, the platform has created a virtual ecosystem where content creators can confidently share their... - May 20, 2022 - Aperteur

Renowned Writer Jay Christian, Turned Publisher Talks About His New Online Famous in Hollywood Magazine

A new celebrity online magazine that’s filling the void and focused for Gen Xers & Baby Boomer readers. - May 20, 2022 - Famous In Hollywood Magazine

Sound Mind Network Music Festival at Bally's Atlantic City Announces Line-Up June 26, 2022

Sound Mind Network Music Festival at Bally's Atlantic City Announces Line-Up June 26, 2022

Philadelphia-Based Non-Profit Sound Mind Network Proudly Presents the First Annual Sound Mind Network Music Festival - May 19, 2022 - Sound Mind Network

Tris Imboden, Former Drummer for Chicago and Kenny Loggins, Launches Yacht Rock Band. Tris Imboden Yacht Stars is a World Class Group of Musicians.

Tris Imboden, Former Drummer for Chicago and Kenny Loggins, Launches Yacht Rock Band. Tris Imboden Yacht Stars is a World Class Group of Musicians.

Tris Imboden Yacht Stars are a world class group of musicians performing hits from the Yacht Rock Genre. They are known around the world for their recordings and sharing the stage with Yacht Rock favorites such as Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Christopher Cross, Philip Bailey, Al Jarreau, Boz Scaggs, Chicago, John Oates and more. The group of musicians were instrumental in helping to create the genre known today as Yacht Rock. Their first performance is June 11, La Costa, Carlsbad, CA. - May 19, 2022 - Tris Imboden Yacht Stars

La Roca FC Expands Association with RSL

La Roca FC Expands Association with RSL

La Roca Futbol Club increases frequency of events and interactions with Real Salt Lake - May 18, 2022 - La Roca Futbol Club

Clubhouse International Joins Second "Mental Health Action Day" Aims to Motivate People to Take Action for Better Mental Health

Clubhouse International Joins Second "Mental Health Action Day" Aims to Motivate People to Take Action for Better Mental Health

Setting the theme of "Connection," more than 1,400 companies and organizations will launch calls to action to address the surge of loneliness and isolation felt by millions as a result of the pandemic. - May 18, 2022 - Clubhouse International

Over 70 Brussels Griffons Look Woofing Awesome in NYC Kentucky Derby Spectacular

Over 70 Brussels Griffons Look Woofing Awesome in NYC Kentucky Derby Spectacular

The NYC Griffs, a Brussels Griffon dogs appreciation club, held the Kentucky Derby-themed event held on May 7th, 2022, to celebrate the visit and wedding of Texan Griffons and TikTok stars Twixie and Cowboy. Warning: Pictures of cute dogs a-plenty. Over 70 Brussels Griffon dogs in costumes were in... - May 18, 2022 - NYC Griffs

Andrew Barnett Davis Recognized as a Professional of the Year for Two Consecutive Years by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Andrew Barnett Davis of Bridgeport, Connecticut has been recognized as a Professional of the Year for 2021 and 2022 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of art. About Andrew Barnett Davis Andrew Barnett Davis is an... - May 17, 2022 - Strathmore Worldwide

After Two Years Cancelled, What is It About Burning Man That Brings People Back? Why Are so Many Lives Changed at the Event? What is It Like to Actually be There?

After Two Years Cancelled, What is It About Burning Man That Brings People Back? Why Are so Many Lives Changed at the Event? What is It Like to Actually be There?

What is Burning Man? How and why are people changed by attending? What is it that brings them back again and again? Written during the COVID-19 lockdown, this republished book gives the reader a unique insight to actually be on playa, at the event, in the madness and dust. Book Details ·... - May 15, 2022 - Jack Lyons

Crazee Media Group LLC & "There's an Alien in My Toilet" Head to Licensing Expo and Launches on Kickstarter

Crazee Media Group LLC & "There's an Alien in My Toilet" Head to Licensing Expo and Launches on Kickstarter

Crazee Media Group LLC announced their attendance at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas 2022, Booth D104. On display will be flagship title, "There's an Alien in my Toilet," an all ages sci-fi, comedy comic book series which launched successfully on Kickstarter. - May 15, 2022 - i Create Stories

Road Ranger as Primary Partner of Ty Majeski's No. 66 Toyota Tundra TRD PRO in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race

Road Ranger as Primary Partner of Ty Majeski's No. 66 Toyota Tundra TRD PRO in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race

Road Ranger has partnered with ThorSport Racing to serve as the primary partner on the No. 66 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro for multiple NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races starting at Texas Motor Speedway. "The Partnership with ThorSport Racing is an exciting new journey that we are thrilled to... - May 14, 2022 - Road Ranger

Charu Suri - Raga Jazz at Chelsea Table and Stage Selected by ISSA as 2022 Finalist in Four Categories

Charu Suri - Raga Jazz at Chelsea Table and Stage Selected by ISSA as 2022 Finalist in Four Categories

Dine delicious foods and delicious sounds at one or Manhattan's swankiest venues: ChelseaTableandStage.com with Charu Suri, pianist and composer who has forged a new sound with a jazz trio, Sufi vocals, and Indian Ragas. With mood-invoking ragas (to be played according to the time of day) for many of her compositions, she weaves techniques and sounds from places like India, Europe and Africa. - May 14, 2022 - Charu Suri Music

250 Area Children, Ages 8-17, Will Take to the Skies Over Silicon Valley on Saturday, May 14, 9 am to 1 pm with Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 62 (EAA62)

250 area children, ages 8-17, will take to the skies over Silicon Valley on Saturday, May 14, 9 am to 1 pm, as Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 62 (EAA62) hosts their second 2022 Young Eagles Flight Rally at San Jose Reid Hillview Airport. - May 13, 2022 - Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 62

Society Performers Academy is Proud to Welcome the Return of Harriet Greenspan, Casting Director for Nickelodeon, Warner Bros., and Many More

Society Performers Academy is Proud to Welcome the Return of Harriet Greenspan, Casting Director for Nickelodeon, Warner Bros., and Many More

Nickelodeon's, Warner Bros., Casting Director is back to lead another Society Performers workshop Sunday, May 15, 2022. - May 13, 2022 - Society Performers Academy

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