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Big Changes Coming to the Youth Esports Industry

Big Changes Coming to the Youth Esports Industry

The North American Esports League was founded to create an opportunity for Elementary and Middle School Aged gamers to play each other in a competitive environment. Players compete in Team Esports Seasons with 8 weeks of matches and 2 weeks of playoffs which lead to the Esports World Series annually to decide who is the best in North America. - February 10, 2022 - North American Esports League

Sea Crow Press Releases New Poetry Book: "Shaking The Persimmon Tree" by Marc Woodward

Sea Crow Press Releases New Poetry Book: "Shaking The Persimmon Tree" by Marc Woodward

Searching, songful poems. "Shaking The Persimmon Tree," which contains several prize-winning poems, promises to take you drinking Sambuca with Vincent Van Gogh, fly fishing on the Ganges, and rolling naked in the elephant grass. Following the release in February 2022, the book is already enjoying great reviews from readers and reviewers. - February 09, 2022 - Sea Crow Press

UglyZoo: The First Ever Comic Strip Project Created Specifically for the NFT Market

UglyZoo: The First Ever Comic Strip Project Created Specifically for the NFT Market

Vancouver-based cartoonist Vlad, aka The Vlade, has announced the launch of “UglyZoo,” arguably the first ever daily comic strip created specifically for the NFT market. The UglyZoo strip includes a variety of cute animal characters — starting with a penguin, an elephant, and a... - February 08, 2022 - UglyZoo

Attend a Free Love and Healing with the Beluga Whales Meditation Feb. 11 in Honor of Valentine's Day

Attend a Free Love and Healing with the Beluga Whales Meditation Feb. 11 in Honor of Valentine's Day

World renowned spiritual teacher and healer of 49 years, Laurie Grant, also known as Maa Uri, is joining with Suzanne Steinert, Founder of the Beluga Whale Alliance to facilitate a Love and Heal the Belugas meditation and virtual event on Fri., Feb. 11 at 10:00 am Pacific time, in honor of upcoming Valentines day. - February 08, 2022 - SaveAnimalsFund.com

Endless Night Los Angeles Vampire Ball Returns on February 20th 2022

Endless Night Los Angeles Vampire Ball Returns on February 20th 2022

Vampires Gather Once Again for the Endless Night Los Angeles Vampire Ball 2022 - February 07, 2022 - Endless Night Productions

Valentine’s Day Self-Care is Self-Love from The Wellness Universe

Valentine’s Day Self-Care is Self-Love from The Wellness Universe

Valentine's Day, love, self-love, and self-care. Anna Pereira, best-selling author, supports well-being, mental and emotional wellness, empowering readers with unique self-love and self-care resources to live their best life in her latest book, "25 Tools for Goddesses." - February 07, 2022 - The Wellness Universe

"Be My Valentine" Craft Fair Comes to Sparks, Nevada

"Be My Valentine" Craft Fair Comes to Sparks, Nevada

The VFW Post 3396 and its Auxiliary proudly present the "Be My Valentine" Craft Fair on February 12 from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM at the American Legion Hall located on 730 4th St. Sparks, NV. Your one stop to shop for all your Valentines. Find one-of-a-kind gifts, flowers, chocolates, jewelry, Gift Baskets and Handmade Art. Something for everyone. Free Kids Craft Corner, see the Mancave, Special Appearances by Spiderman and Friends. - February 07, 2022 - VFW Post 3396

"GiantLands: The Broken Road" Adventure Module Premiering at Gary Con XIV

GiantLands, a new science fantasy world with a traditional table-top roleplaying game at its center, will be available for play at the Gary Con XIV, a gaming convention celebrating the life of Gary Gygax Snr. March 24-27, 2022 at the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. James M. Ward will be unveiling and running his "The Broken Road" adventure module for the first time. - February 07, 2022 - Wonderfilled, Inc.

William Meredith Foundation Establishes the First Annual Nancy Frankel Artist Award

William Meredith Foundation Establishes the First Annual Nancy Frankel Artist Award

The William Meredith Foundation has established an annual award to honor the legacy of Nancy Frankel, beloved teacher, foundation board member and world-class painter and sculptor. The 2022 award has been presented to Brisueno. - February 05, 2022 - The William Meredith Foundation

Tennant, Welling, "Clerks" Reunion Headline Early FAN EXPO Philadelphia Lineup, April 8-10

"Sons Of Anarchy’" Trio, "Book of Boba Fett’s" Wen Among First Wave of Celebrities on Board; Event Returns to Pennsylvania Convention Center as Supercharged FAN EXPO - February 05, 2022 - Fan Expo HQ

Deconstructed Labyrinth by Daniela Soberman Now at Torrance Art Museum

Deconstructed Labyrinth by Daniela Soberman Now at Torrance Art Museum

What do you get when you couple a visionary museum director with an LA home-grown, outsider female sculptor? Something never been seen before – and the antithesis of digital immersive installations. The new installation at Torrance Art Museum, housed on its outside patio, is the next... - February 04, 2022 - Daniela Soberman

G&R Study Finds Some Super Bowl Ads Perform Differently Among Democrats and Republicans, While Others Have Bipartisan Support

G&R Study Finds Some Super Bowl Ads Perform Differently Among Democrats and Republicans, While Others Have Bipartisan Support

Americans love their Super Bowl. But what they like about it can vary significantly, like so much else, depending on political party affiliation. This year, G&R learned that there are distinct differences in how members of each political party rank certain classes of ads, with Republicans rating "considered goods" advertising higher, and Democrats rating "Entertaiment" advertising higher. - February 04, 2022 - The G&R Cooperative, LLC

Fantasy Writer and Scholar Debuts “The Winding,” First in a Trilogy of Time Traveling Sci-Fi Novels Exploring Race, Class, Politics, and the Nature of Love

Fantasy Writer and Scholar Debuts “The Winding,” First in a Trilogy of Time Traveling Sci-Fi Novels Exploring Race, Class, Politics, and the Nature of Love

Time Travel and foreshadowing, love and sacrifice. Those are just some of the fantastical topics that clash against human emotion in Dr. Avi Datta’s mind-bending and thought-provoking science fiction love story, “The Winding.” Vincent Abajian is a scientific genius haunted by the loss of his childhood best friend. Could the love of his life, Emika Amari, be trapped with Vincent’s lost childhood friend inside of her? Vincent will have to risk everything to solve the mystery. - February 03, 2022 - Bublish

Miles Wine Cellars Announces Valentine’s Weekend Wine Pairing Event

Miles Wine Cellars Announces Valentine’s Weekend Wine Pairing Event

Local family-owned winery celebrates the romantic holiday with a weekend of decadent chocolates and award-winning wine. - February 03, 2022 - Miles Wine Cellars

First Strike Collaborates on the Euro Super Game

First Strike® and Battleground, two leaders in the paintball industry and vanguards of magfed paintball, announce a five-year collaboration agreement for the world dominating Euro Super Game. - February 02, 2022 - United Tactical Systems

Nicely Theatre Group Presents Anything Goes! Performance Dates March 3-5, 2022 at the Berman Center for Performing Arts

Nicely Theatre Group Presents Anything Goes! Performance Dates March 3-5, 2022 at the Berman Center for Performing Arts

Nicely Theatre Group ("Nicely") is pleased to announce ticket sales and dates for their March 2022 production of the Tony Award-winning classic musical comedy Anything Goes at The Berman Center for Performing Arts in West Bloomfield. Nicely Creative Director Mitch Master directs with tap... - February 02, 2022 - Nicely Theatre Group

Moonstream DAO Uses Chainlink VRF to Power Randomized In-Game Rewards for Crypto Unicorns

Moonstream DAO Uses Chainlink VRF to Power Randomized In-Game Rewards for Crypto Unicorns

Moonstream DAO is using Chainlink to create a truly randomized reward system for the new Crypto Unicorns minigame, the Dark Forest. Crypto Unicorns is a Polygon-based play-to-earn NFT game developed by Laguna Games. Moonstream DAO developed a minigame in which unicorns can explore the Dark Forest... - February 02, 2022 - Moonstream

Adult Fantasy Novel Walks the Line of Vengeance and Redemption

Adult Fantasy Novel Walks the Line of Vengeance and Redemption

Morgan James’ new release, "Chasing the Darkness: A Novel," by Cassie Sanchez, tells the story of an assassin obsessed with revenge who must choose between the path of vengeance or redemption. - February 01, 2022 - Cassie Sanchez

Lifetime’s "Saying Yes To Christmas" Star Romaine Waite Joins the CW Hit Series "Two Sentence Horror Stories" for Season 3

Lifetime’s "Saying Yes To Christmas" Star Romaine Waite Joins the CW Hit Series "Two Sentence Horror Stories" for Season 3

Romaine Waite (Saying Yes To Christmas) will appear in Season 3 of "Two Sentence Horror Stories" on The CW. The show is an award winning horror anthology series. Each episode explores primal and social fears. It dissects the horrific parts of society in creative and terrifying ways. The... - February 01, 2022 - Pisgarie Entertainment

Dr. Joseph J. Plaud Invested by the Roman Catholic Church as a Knight in the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem

Dr. Joseph J. Plaud Invested by the Roman Catholic Church as a Knight in the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem

Dr. Joseph J. Plaud, a clinical and forensic psychologist, the Executive Director of Applied Behavioral Consultants, LLC with offices in Naples, Florida and Boston, Massachusetts, and Director of Web Services for the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Providence, Rhode Island was invested by His Eminence Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, OFM Cap., Archbishop of Boston, as a Knight in the Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. - January 31, 2022 - Applied Behavioral Consultants, LLC

Female-Led Canadian Firm LyricVids Media Reaches 100 Million Views

Female-Led Canadian Firm LyricVids Media Reaches 100 Million Views

Female-led Canadian firm LyricVids Media reaches 100 million views on videos produced for some of the biggest music artists of all time. - January 28, 2022 - LyricVids Media Inc.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Luis A. Miranda Jr., Ed. Sec. Cardona Honor First Winners of Full-Tuition Posse Arts Scholarships to Bard, CalArts, and UNCSA at Awards Ceremony

Twenty-seven high school seniors have learned they will be attending college on full-tuition art scholarships totaling $5.2 million as participants in the new Posse Arts Program. Selected from public high schools in New York, Puerto Rico and cities across the country, the program’s inaugural... - January 27, 2022 - The Posse Foundation

New Middle Grade Book "Raven, Romda and Ravai: The Dark Beast" by Dave Maruszewski Presents a Fantasy World for the Antsy Reader

New Middle Grade Book "Raven, Romda and Ravai: The Dark Beast" by Dave Maruszewski Presents a Fantasy World for the Antsy Reader

"Raven, Romda and Ravai: The Dark Beast" will be released at stores, including Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Bookshop.org, Booktopia, Indigo, Kindle, thriftbooks and BookBaby, on 2/8/2022. This is a book geared towards middle grade readers that involves an action-filled (epic) fantasy plot. - January 27, 2022 - Dave Maruszewski

#open to Partner with Podcast-A-Palooza Sex Positive Hotel Takeovers

#open to Partner with Podcast-A-Palooza Sex Positive Hotel Takeovers

Podcast-A-Palooza® (PCAP2022) is excited to announce a new event partnership with #open. #open has partnered with PCAP2022 as the official event sponsor and will be on site helping to support and make PCAP2022 their best event yet. #open will be supporting PCAP by sponsoring the opening party,... - January 27, 2022 - Podcast-A-Palooza

Rising Star BlameitonG Releases “You Have Issues”

Rising Star BlameitonG Releases “You Have Issues”

BlameitonG says he is here to stay. - January 24, 2022 - BlameitonG

Silver Swans® Austin Takes Flight Helping Senior Citizens Remain Healthy in Uncertain Times

The Royal Academy of Dance developed Silver Swans® based on a four-year research project into dance practice for older learners. Silver Swans® classes have been specifically designed and adapted for safety for the over 55’s. Classes are only taught by Silver Swans® licensees to include Silver Swans Austin. - January 23, 2022 - Silver Swans Austin

Sky Wars Presents 17th Annual Fireworks Championship

Nation's largest fireworks competition to feature top pyrotechnicians. - January 22, 2022 - Missouri Pyrotechnics Association

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Luis A. Miranda Jr., Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona to Celebrate Inaugural Class of Posse Arts Scholarship Winners at Virtual Awards Ceremony

The Posse Arts Awards Ceremony will honor the Posse Arts Program’s inaugural class, recipients of $5.2 million in full-tuition college scholarships from Bard College, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA). Conceived in collaboration with Lin-Manuel and the Miranda Family Fund, the Posse Arts initiative connects young artists from public high schools across the country to top arts-oriented colleges and universities. - January 21, 2022 - The Posse Foundation

Super Producer D. Bottz Announced Today the Inaugural "The Cookout" Album is to be Released Friday, Jan. 28

Super Producer D. Bottz Announced Today the Inaugural "The Cookout" Album is to be Released Friday, Jan. 28

Distributed via Tribute Music. - January 21, 2022 - Bottzworld Studios

Star-Studded Fundraising Event to Celebrate Icon Harry Belafonte’s 95th Birthday & 10th Anniversary of Sankofa.org

Star-Studded Fundraising Event to Celebrate Icon Harry Belafonte’s 95th Birthday & 10th Anniversary of Sankofa.org

A star-studded line-up will celebrate the 95th birthday of legendary singer, songwriter, activist, and actor Harry Belafonte. The HB95 benefit evening will also present the inaugural Harry Belafonte Social Justice Awards in honor of the 10th anniversary of Sankofa.org, the social justice organization Mr. Belafonte co-founded. - January 20, 2022 - Sankofa.org

Almost 6 Million USD Worth of Cryptocurrency Deposited Into an NFT Piggy Bank

Almost 6 Million USD Worth of Cryptocurrency Deposited Into an NFT Piggy Bank

The developing blockchain-powered fitness and lifestyle app BeFaster.fit has deposited just shy of $6 million worth of cryptocurrency into a new piggy bank-inspired NFT - Pigletz.com. - January 20, 2022 - Pigletz NFT Project

NFTKidsJandE to Launch New NFT Collection

NFTKidsJandE to Launch New NFT Collection

NFT Kids J and E, as they are known on Twitter, are two brothers creating NFT Art, and creating a bright future for themselves through their collection releases on Opensea. - January 20, 2022 - NFT Kids J and E

Yvonne Ezell Celebrated as a Woman of the Month for February 2022 by P.O.W.E.R - Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Yvonne Ezell Celebrated as a Woman of the Month for February 2022 by P.O.W.E.R - Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Yvonne Ezell of San Antonio, Texas has been celebrated as a Woman of the Month for February 2022 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and high level of success in the field of hospitality. Each month P.O.W.E.R. features women... - January 19, 2022 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

The Winter 2022 Issue of P.O.W.E.R. Magazine Showcases Women Who Will Empower Others to Look and Feel Their Best

The Winter 2022 Issue of P.O.W.E.R. Magazine Showcases Women Who Will Empower Others to Look and Feel Their Best

P.O.W.E.R. Magazine’s Winter issue will empower women to reset and refocus so they can look and feel their best in the new year. The Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized issues a quarterly digital and print magazine featuring their women of P.O.W.E.R. members as well as... - January 19, 2022 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

SHEEN Magazine Announces Kristyn Harris as the New Editor-in-Chief

SHEEN Magazine Announces Kristyn Harris as the New Editor-in-Chief

Internationally known, SHEEN Magazine is excited to announce Kristyn Harris as the new Editor-in-Chief. Harris is a Greenville, SC native, a graduate of Lander University, considered an expert in media, beauty, fashion and entertainment, and ready for the task. Kristyn Harris may not be a household... - January 18, 2022 - Sheen Magazine

Liubita Raichichi, Romanian Writer and Interpreter of Serbian Literature, Receives Mundus Artium Prize for Lifetime Achievement

Liubita Raichichi, Romanian Writer and Interpreter of Serbian Literature, Receives Mundus Artium Prize for Lifetime Achievement

Mundus Artium Press announces the award of the Mundus Artium Prize to Romanian poet, translator and essayist Liubita Raichichi. - January 17, 2022 - Mundus Artium Press

A-LIVE Partners with Minerva to Offer Fans NFTs of Music Concert

A-LIVE Partners with Minerva to Offer Fans NFTs of Music Concert

One thousand video clips were extracted in real-time from the live stream of a Milan concert and offered to fans as NFTs. - January 14, 2022 - Minerva Networks

"The Polish Cooking Show" Greenlighted for Full Season

"The Polish Cooking Show" Greenlighted for Full Season

Citing exciting ratings for the local premier of the pilot episode of The Polish Cooking Show, Chicago’s WTTW has greenlighted the program for 12 more episodes. The full season will then air nationally on PBS. In fact, eight out of ten adults watch cooking shows. Conceived as a companion... - January 13, 2022 - Love And Light Productions

Fort Lauderdale Art & Design Week Returns January 22-30th, 2022 to Showcase the Vast Amount of Cultural Opportunities Broward County Has to Offer

Fort Lauderdale Art & Design Week is a result of the desire to unite all of Broward County's artists and arts & cultural institutions in an effort to highlight all that the county has to offer through an annual self-guided tour and celebration of everything art and culture throughout the Greater Fort Lauderdale area. - January 12, 2022 - UniteUs Group

January Artist in Residence - Kellsie Moore Painting Live at the Van Gogh Immersive Exhibit in the Absinthe Room - Denver, CO

January Artist in Residence - Kellsie Moore Painting Live at the Van Gogh Immersive Exhibit in the Absinthe Room - Denver, CO

Emerging Post-Impressionist and Abstract Artist is painting live at the global sensation Van Gogh Immersive Exhibit. - January 12, 2022 - KM Fine Art Paintings

Holy Spirit Activation in Kingdom Culture School of Ministry with Kristen D'Arpa

Holy Spirit Activation in Kingdom Culture School of Ministry with Kristen D'Arpa

Get equipped, activated, and launched into ministry. Be a part of an international community. Join Kristen D'Arpa for the next online Kingdom Culture School of Ministry, starting January 27, 2022. Students learn to Deeply Connect to Jesus, Be at Rest in Their Identity, Confidently Minister in... - January 11, 2022 - Kristen D'Arpa

Author Ilan Sheinfeld is the Recipient of the 2021 Brenner Prize for Literature

Author Ilan Sheinfeld is the Recipient of the 2021 Brenner Prize for Literature

Author Ilan Sheinfeld is the recipient of the 2021 Brenner Prize for Literature for his book The Jewish Monk, published by Kinneret Zmora, edited by Noa Menhaim. The announcement was made today by the Hebrew Writers Association in Israel, which is charged with awarding the prize, one of the most... - January 11, 2022 - Ilan Sheinfeld Public Relations and Shufra for Fine Literature publishing

The William Meredith Foundation is Pleased to Announce the 2022 Awards for Poetry Given to Christie Max Williams and Anne Harding Woodworth

The William Meredith Foundation is Pleased to Announce the 2022 Awards for Poetry Given to Christie Max Williams and Anne Harding Woodworth

The William Meredith Foundation is pleased to announce the 2022 Awards for Poetry given to Christie Max Williams and Anne Harding Woodworth. - January 10, 2022 - The William Meredith Foundation

iPOP LA Founder Ron Patterson Featured on the Latest Pageantry Podcast Episode

In the most recent episode of PageantryPodcast, iPOP LA Founder Ron Patterson hit the airwaves to discuss the founding of the International Presentation of Performers Convention and the reasoning behind its founding. - January 09, 2022 - iPOP! LA

iPOP to Live Stream Photoshoot with Pageantry Magazine at 2022 Los Angeles Event

After a successful return to the grand-scale in-person event, iPOP LA will once again select a Mr. and Miss IPOP to be exclusively featured in an upcoming issue of Pageantry Magazine. The annual talent convention returns to Los Angeles for its 18th year at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in... - January 09, 2022 - iPOP! LA

Documentary Showcase Inspires with Big Sonia

Scientology Network’s Documentary Showcase, the weekly series providing a platform for Independent filmmakers to air films on important social, cultural and environmental issues, presents the award-winning documentary Big Sonia on a special night and time: Wednesday, 12 January 2022, at 8:30... - January 08, 2022 - Scientology Media Productions

Buddy Bear’s Musical Adventure + A Magical Show for Toddlers and Preschoolers Premieres Exclusively on Apple iTunes and Google Play

Buddy Bear’s Musical Adventure + A Magical Show for Toddlers and Preschoolers Premieres Exclusively on Apple iTunes and Google Play

After much anticipation by kids and parents around the world, Buddy Bear Adventures LLC announces the release of new and completely original show, Buddy Bear’s Musical Adventure on iTunes and Google Play. - January 07, 2022 - Buddy Bear Adventures LLC

Joe Verses Drops “Wildfire (Double Edition Single)” January 21, 2022

Joe Verses Drops “Wildfire (Double Edition Single)” January 21, 2022

Joe Verses Discusses New Song and Name Change from Crayzee Joe. - January 07, 2022 - Joe Verses

Female Helmed Production Company Head by Scream Queen Actress Sadie Katz Gets Serious Creating Elevated Horror with Her Production of Exorcism Film: "The Beast Inside"

Female Helmed Production Company Head by Scream Queen Actress Sadie Katz Gets Serious Creating Elevated Horror with Her Production of Exorcism Film: "The Beast Inside"

Production has begun on "The Beast Inside" a horror film that centers on a mother's exorcism but dives deeper with underlying themes of alcoholism, mental illness and a loss of faith. - January 06, 2022 - See You Next Tuesday Films

X3 Expo Enlists Adult Superstar "Texas Patti" for 2022 Event

World famous adult superstar "Texas Patti" has teamed up with adult media empire XBIZ to be in attendance for their "X3 Expo" at the Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood, California from January 7-8. ​The in-person event is a way for fans to get up close and personal with their... - January 06, 2022 - Texas Patti

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