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New Book by Burbank Author Explores Magic, Science

New Book by Burbank Author Explores Magic, Science

New indie author Erik Day releases "Conjure Seven" book on Amazon. Magic meets science in new style of contemporary fantasy thriller. - January 06, 2022 - Erik Day

Ted Hopf's "Reconstructing The Cold War: The Early Years, 1945-1958" Won the American Political Science Association Robert Jervis-Paul Schroeder Award

Ted Hopf's "Reconstructing The Cold War: The Early Years, 1945-1958" Won the American Political Science Association Robert Jervis-Paul Schroeder Award

The renowned academic has also been awarded the Marshall D. Shulman Book Prize for the same book. - January 06, 2022 - Ted Hopf

Hip Hop Icon, Chubb Rock Launches the Weekend Warriors as an Innovative Option for the Classics

Hip Hop Icon, Chubb Rock Launches the Weekend Warriors as an Innovative Option for the Classics

The launch of Chubb Rock's "Weekend Warriors" is a new program offering that gives stations access to 22 hours of throwbacks and classic hip hop mixes weekly. Cumulus Atlanta’s WWWQ-HD3, known as OG 97.9, kicks off the innovative program as the flagship station. Each week, Chubb and his roster of DJs and personalities will curate multiple show segments complete with classic hip hop and dancehall music. - January 06, 2022 - 2BKaribbean

Opening Celebration, Celebrity, Industry Sessions Highlight Programming at FAN EXPO New Orleans, Friday Through Sunday

DJ Jones & Second Line Band Open the Show; Shatner, Mackie, Amell Panels Among Best of 100+ Sessions at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - January 06, 2022 - Fan Expo HQ

American Lawyer, Twelve Attorneys Who Have Transformed the United States

American Lawyer, Twelve Attorneys Who Have Transformed the United States

American Lawyer features twelve attorneys who transformed American legal history. They include Abraham Lincoln, Gardiner Greene Hubbard, Robert Jackson, Russell Baker, Thurgood Marshall, Joseph Flom, Joe Jamail, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Johnny Cochran, Larry Sonsini, Catharine MacKinnon and David McCraw. - January 05, 2022 - Twelve Tables Press

Liveplex Launches Its NFT Store Featuring Fan Art from Celebrity Fan Clubs

Liveplex Launches Its NFT Store Featuring Fan Art from Celebrity Fan Clubs

Announcing the launch of its NFT for Fan Clubs platform, Liveplex introduces fan time and effort monetization methods to increase fan engagement. - January 05, 2022 - Liveplex

Independent Filmmaker, Kamali Culpepper, Wins Awards for Her Movie Trailer

Independent Filmmaker, Kamali Culpepper, Wins Awards for Her Movie Trailer

Kamali Culpepper, of Lady K Productions has won six prestigious Awards of Recognition from three sister competitions: The Best Shorts Film Competition, The Accolade Global Film Competition, and The IndieFEST Film Awards. She also won Best Trailer at the Europe Film Festival U.K. - January 05, 2022 - Lady K Productions

CP Communications Announces Karl Prentiss as New Director of Production for Red House Streaming

CP Communications Announces Karl Prentiss as New Director of Production for Red House Streaming

CP Communications, a leader in innovative solutions and services for live event and broadcast productions, has appointed Karl Prentiss as Director of Production for Red House Streaming (RHS), effective immediately. Reporting to Vice President of Red House Streaming Lowell Beckner, Prentiss will... - January 05, 2022 - CP Communications

Memories of a Madam; Rhonda Shear Celebrates the Life of Friend Jody "Babydol" Gibson

Actress turned entrepreneur Rhonda Shear remembers the life of her friend, recording artist and secret Hollywood madam, Jody Babydol Gibson. - January 05, 2022 - Shear Enterprises, LLC

New Book, "All Access," an Event Professionals Guide to Getting the Respect, Salary, and Promotion They Deserve

New Book, "All Access," an Event Professionals Guide to Getting the Respect, Salary, and Promotion They Deserve

In her debut book, "All Access," an event professionals guide to getting the respect, salary, and promotion they deserve, author Christina Zara delivers industry insights, tips, and myths though shockingly true stories. The book delivers and complete guide on everything you need to know to succeed in the meetings and events industry. - January 04, 2022 - All Access Coaching and Consulting

“The Executive Suite,” a Page Turning Thriller Novella. Best Selling Author Leah Orr Raises $1,300,000 for Cystic Fibrosis.

“The Executive Suite,” a Page Turning Thriller Novella. Best Selling Author Leah Orr Raises $1,300,000 for Cystic Fibrosis.

Best Selling Children’s Author Leah Orr takes a "stab" at writing a thriller novella in this 126 page who-dun-it page turner. Hotel Executives trapped with no way to escape, the team has to encounter cryptic clues about their past indiscretions and darkest secrets. They either confess to their colleagues or pay the ultimate price. What are they willing to do to keep their secret? - January 04, 2022 - Orrplace Press/Leah Orr

ScareNetwork.tv Debuts "The Beast of Bladenboro" Documentary, the True Story of the Vampire Beast

ScareNetwork.tv Debuts "The Beast of Bladenboro" Documentary, the True Story of the Vampire Beast

The most comprehensive and detailed documentary ever produced on the legendary Beast of Bladenboro was released on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, exclusively on the streaming platform, ScareNetwork.tv. - January 02, 2022 - ScareNetwork.tv

Keep Your Resolution: Hypnotist Vance Romane's Online Seminar to Stop Smoking, Manage Stress

Keep Your Resolution: Hypnotist Vance Romane's Online Seminar to Stop Smoking, Manage Stress

Hypnotist Romane's Multiple Method Approach to Keep Your New Year's Resolution for people with the desire to stop smoking and manage pandemic stress to improve health and save money. - January 02, 2022 - Vance Romane

GiantLands Theme Park Will be a Game Park Built on a Groundbreaking Vision

GiantLands Theme Park Will be a Game Park Built on a Groundbreaking Vision

Wonderfilled is bringing to life an entirely new kind of theme park experience. Called GiantLands, it will be an incredibly immersive gaming destination based on Wonderfilled’s game by the same name. GiantLands will be the first game park of its kind, based in Wisconsin. - January 01, 2022 - Wonderfilled, Inc.

Actor Ernie Reyes Jr. Calls Kidney Transplant "Greatest Christmas Gift Ever"

Actor Ernie Reyes Jr. Calls Kidney Transplant "Greatest Christmas Gift Ever"

After undergoing dialysis three times a week for the past six and a half years, actor Ernie Reyes Jr. is thankful for a second chance at life and looks forward with optimism to the future: "Christmas came early for me this year. Receiving a kidney transplant is the greatest Christmas gift ever." - December 30, 2021 - Ernie Reyes Jr.

Humdinger Productions Eligible to Deliver Full Event Services Portfolio to Pennsylvania Gaming Industry with Pennsylvania Gaming Vendor Certification

Humdinger Productions Eligible to Deliver Full Event Services Portfolio to Pennsylvania Gaming Industry with Pennsylvania Gaming Vendor Certification

Crofton-based event company is added on to short list of active vendors Certified to conduct business in Pennsylvania casinos. - December 29, 2021 - Humdinger Enterprise LLC

Remote Theater Commemorates Attack on Congress with "Insurrection"

Remote Theater Commemorates Attack on Congress with "Insurrection"

Remote Theater, a pioneer in live online drama, today announced the upcoming premiere of "Insurrection," a multi-story play about the impact of the 1/6/21 attack on Congress. Among the playwrights are Michael Gene Sullivan, Eugenie Chan, and Tanya Shaffer. The actors include Stacy Ross, James Carpenter, Amy Resnick, Atticus Shaindlin, Bonnie Akimoto, and Samrat Chakrabarti. Director: Giovanni Rodriguez, co-founder and artistic director at Remote. - December 29, 2021 - Remote Theater

Philanthropist, Producer Lily Lisa, Named Second Time as Golden Film Awards Goodwill Ambassador

Philanthropist, Producer Lily Lisa, Named Second Time as Golden Film Awards Goodwill Ambassador

Filmmaker honored as “Goodwill Ambassador” at the US Hollywood International Golden Film Awards. - December 28, 2021 - Lily Lisa

Wonderfilled Now Shipping GiantLands

Wonderfilled today announced the GiantLands 1st Edition sold-out preorder began shipping worldwide over the Christmas holiday, first arriving on doorsteps in the USA Christmas Eve. - December 28, 2021 - Wonderfilled, Inc.

Artist, Producer and Songwriter Releases His New EP

Artist, Producer and Songwriter Releases His New EP

Artist, Producer and Songwriter, Shapiro Releases His New EP “CLOUDS.” Listen to the EP CLOUDS here. After a momentous year of writing and featuring on Roc Nation’s artist, Oyabun, album No Hard Feelings and the hit single You Need Me for Black Coffee’s Grammy-nominated... - December 25, 2021 - Shapiro

Korea's Choi Dongho Honored with Gjenima Prize for Literature

Korea's Choi Dongho Honored with Gjenima Prize for Literature

Mundus Artium Press announces the award of the 2021 Gjenima Prize to Korean poet, critic and scholar Choi Dongho. Established in 2004, the annual Gjenima Prize recognizes the creator of an important body of literary work or a single major literary achievement that has played a part in current... - December 24, 2021 - Mundus Artium Press

StreamFab Introduced CW Downloader in the New 5.0.1.2 Release

In a minor update of ver. 5.0.1.2 released Wednesday, StreamFab, the all-inclusive streaming video downloading solution package, announces a brand-new member - the CW Downloader. - December 23, 2021 - StreamFab Company

Riata Ranch International Opens Branch at Brandywood in Temecula, CA

Riata Ranch International Opens Branch at Brandywood in Temecula, CA

Riata Ranch International is expanding to a second location in Temecula, California with The Brandywood Foundation. This new Riata Ranch venue at Brandywood will offer a family-oriented program via a learning-while-doing formula within the authentic character and challenges of ranch life. In 2022, "All Family Ranch Days" will be starting early spring. The Brandywood location and its healing powers offer the soil, atmosphere, and facilities that make it all happen. - December 23, 2021 - Riata Ranch International

Established Metaverse Project Hellsing to Add Virtual Social Engagement Platform, Klove

Established Metaverse Project Hellsing to Add Virtual Social Engagement Platform, Klove

Hellsing ($HELLSING), a feature-rich metaverse project that includes a swap, NFT auctions, a blockchain-based NFT adventure game (Legions of Hellsing) and much more, is adding a virtual social engagement platform called Klove. Klove will host public AMAs allowing users to engage with celebrities,... - December 22, 2021 - Hellsing Solutions

Shoppes On Memorial Teams Up with Date Academy to Host Series of Youth Entrepreneur Pop-Up Shops and Workshop Sessions for Local Young Innovative Leaders

Shoppes On Memorial Teams Up with Date Academy to Host Series of Youth Entrepreneur Pop-Up Shops and Workshop Sessions for Local Young Innovative Leaders

Stone Mountain based mall host a youth pop up shop to highlight local kidpreneurs and offer them workshop classes to teach them the tools of the industry. - December 22, 2021 - Shoppes On Memorial

NFT Workx Ltd. Launches a Free NFT AirDrop of One of Rami Abdin's Animated Art Work

NFT Workx Ltd. Launches a Free NFT AirDrop of One of Rami Abdin's Animated Art Work

This Free NFT AirDrop will allow collectors to gain 1 of 500 limited edition NFTs that are focused on a traditional cultural item of the beautiful, diverse and exciting country of the UAE. NFT Workx, a specialist NFT Services company based in the UK who represents professional Artists,... - December 22, 2021 - NFT Workx

Dating Coach Alan Roger Currie Says "Hardballing" is a Rip-Off of His "Mode One Approach" Philosophy

Dating Coach Alan Roger Currie Says "Hardballing" is a Rip-Off of His "Mode One Approach" Philosophy

It's dating coach Alan Roger Currie's "Mode One Approach" philosophy vs. Generation Z's "hardballing" dating concept. Currie began using what he refers to as his "Mode One Approach" philosophy of verbally communicating his romantic and strictly sexual desires, interests and intentions to women of interest in upfront, specific and straightforwardly honest manner back in August 1984. Currie believes that this new "hardballing" trend is a blatant rip-off of what he has been promoting for years. - December 21, 2021 - Mode One Multimedia, Inc.

Century Media/Sony Recording Artists Witherfall Announce Full-Time Drummer Auditions

Century Media/Sony Recording Artists Witherfall Announce Full-Time Drummer Auditions

Century Media/Sony recording artists Witherfall announce full-time drummer auditions to be held Jan. 26 and 27. Video submissions for possible candidates now being accepted. - December 21, 2021 - Witherfall

Naismith's 130th Basketball Birthday Bash - 12/21/21

Naismith's 130th Basketball Birthday Bash - 12/21/21

The Naismith International Basketball Foundation wants to educate and celebrate the day that basketball began. This is a special year because basketball is 130 years old. - December 21, 2021 - Naismith International Basketball Foundation

As Joe Brandon Sinks, a New Hero Rises

As Joe Brandon Sinks, a New Hero Rises

STANTZ News Launches DAMN Dingleberries Sitcom Crowdfunding Campaign Starring TROMP, Avatar of the Great 45. - December 18, 2021 - STANTZ.NEWS

Journalist Returns to His Homeland for Two Days to Experience the Spiritual Transformations at World Youth Day

Journalist Returns to His Homeland for Two Days to Experience the Spiritual Transformations at World Youth Day

Just 48 hours. That’s all Armando Machado had to capture the spirit, the stories and the spiritual journeys of those attending World Youth Day Panama 2019. It had been decades since Machado had stepped foot in his home country. In “Two Days in Panama,” he tells the story of the pilgrims who traveled there to find sacred inspiration in the presence of Pope Francis. - December 18, 2021 - Bublish

B2 Music Releases Billboard Presents: Electric Asia Vol. 5 "Best of Asian Dance Music" Compilation

B2 Music Releases Billboard Presents: Electric Asia Vol. 5 "Best of Asian Dance Music" Compilation

Hong Kong label B2 Music has released the 5th volume of its popular "Electric Asia" Dance Music compilations with Billboard magazine. The 15-track album includes new music from US star 4B (remixed by China's Lizzy Wang), Canadian festival favorites Zeds Dead (remixed by Freeza) and Taiwan's RayRay. Past editions have included tracks by Steve Aoki, KSHMR and Bollywood superstar Sonu Nigam. - December 17, 2021 - B2 Holdings Ltd.

Cassie Jo Calls Back to Classic Country with “Broken at the Crossroads”

Cassie Jo Calls Back to Classic Country with “Broken at the Crossroads”

Portland-based artist, Cassie Jo, releases her retro-country debut album with BentBeat Productions. - December 17, 2021 - BentBeat Productions

Final Two Days of Voting in the Biggest-Ever College DJ Championship

Final Two Days of Voting in the Biggest-Ever College DJ Championship

UpStaged and the NCPA are producing the largest college DJ championship ever held. Round 2 voting ends soon and they will then be left with the top 8 college DJs in the country. - December 16, 2021 - UpStaged Entertainment Group

Barnyard Fashionistas Releases NFT Series by Bree Allen & Josh Reiss

Barnyard Fashionistas Releases NFT Series by Bree Allen & Josh Reiss

Barnyard Fashionistas, by artists Bree Allen & Josh Reiss will be hatching their NFT series this winter 2021, which is comprised of over 10,000 individual NFTs (non-fungible tokens), Barnyard Fashionistas is a brand new, playful, tech-forward NFT set featuring fun, vibrantly rendered,... - December 16, 2021 - Barnyard Fashionistas

HBCU Invesco Legacy Classic Week - New Jersey Alumni of Hampton U, Howard U & NCCU “Fun”-Raise for Student Scholarships

HBCU Invesco Legacy Classic Week - New Jersey Alumni of Hampton U, Howard U & NCCU “Fun”-Raise for Student Scholarships

In an unprecedented move, the local New Jersey Alumni Chapters of Hampton University, Howard University and North Carolina Central University have collaborated to “fun”-raise and give back to New Jersey students leading up to the Michael B. Jordan fronted Invesco QQQ HBCU Legacy Classic, taking place at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. - December 16, 2021 - HBCU Black Classic Excellence Weekend 2021

New Fantasy Picture Book Release - "Eli and the Mystery of the Hallowshine Dragon" by Eve Cabanel from Twenty Two House Publishing

New Fantasy Picture Book Release - "Eli and the Mystery of the Hallowshine Dragon" by Eve Cabanel from Twenty Two House Publishing

Artfully written by Eve Cabanel and lushly illustrated by Ekaterina Ilchenko, "Eli and the Mystery of the Hallowshine Dragon" is a wonderfully imaginative fantasy picture book about the magical strength of friendship and courage. “An inventive and nicely illustrated fantasy emphasizing determination, bravery, and magic.” -Kirkus Reviews - December 16, 2021 - Eve Cabanel

Conceptualizing International Practices, a Book Co-Edited by Ted Hopf, Christian Bueger, and Alena Drieschova is All Set to be Published by the Cambridge University Press

Conceptualizing International Practices, a Book Co-Edited by Ted Hopf, Christian Bueger, and Alena Drieschova is All Set to be Published by the Cambridge University Press

Besides this co-edited book, the renowned author cum professor is also working on another upcoming volume of his international award-winning book "Reconstructing the Cold War: The Early Years, 1945-1958." - December 15, 2021 - Ted Hopf

GBDCEI Annual Winter Carnival for Teens and Homeless

On December 18, 2021, 2 pm-8 pm, GBDC Entrepreneurship Institute will Host a day of food, music, gifts for teens 12-18, and personal grooming services for the homeless. - December 15, 2021 - GBDC Entrepreneurship Institute

Author Amanda Esch-Cormier Pens New Children’s Picture Book

Author Amanda Esch-Cormier Pens New Children’s Picture Book

A mother, with hopes and dreams of her own, avows that none compares to the love of bringing a child into the world. In this tender affirmation of love, a mother invites her adored child to explore their own dreams in their wild and beautiful life. Author Amanda Esch-Cormier’s soulful text combined with serene painterly illustrations, evokes the endless and tender love of a mother and child in her beautiful new picture book Wild and Beautiful. - December 14, 2021 - Amanda Esch-Cormier

Ming-Na Wen, Jessie Usher, Steve Blum Added to Fan Expo New Orleans Lineup, January 7-9, 2022

"The Mandalorian," "The Boys," "Cowboy Bebop" Standouts Provide More Star Power at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - December 12, 2021 - Fan Expo HQ

SPACEMOB Studio Secures Distribution Deal for the Limited Series Girl Unscripted

SPACEMOB Studio Secures Distribution Deal for the Limited Series Girl Unscripted

SPACEMOB studio has obtained rights to distribute the new limited series, Girl Unscripted, a documentary made over the span of more than 10 years where teenagers/pre-teens transform into young women giving viewers the chance to experience life through the eyes of open and brave girls. - December 10, 2021 - Answer Media

Entrepreneur Lily Lisa Receives International Fashion Icon Award by Producers Choice Honors

Entrepreneur Lily Lisa Receives International Fashion Icon Award by Producers Choice Honors

The 31st Annual Producers Choice Honors Red Carpet Awards names Philanthropist, Entrepreneur Lily Lisa as International Fashion Icon. The event took place in the Las Vegas area. Lily Lisa wearing a royal blue and rhinestone gown from her Lily Lisa Collection was moved to tears after Al... - December 09, 2021 - Lily Lisa

Venus Releases "Feels: Covers," Volume #2

Venus Releases "Feels: Covers," Volume #2

UK singer-songwriter Venus, whose emotion-packed live stream show, VenusWorld, has become one of the biggest musical success stories on the multi-million audience viewing platform Twitch, unleashed her fan-inspired album, "Feels: Covers, Vol. 2," globally on November 26 on her own Hand... - December 08, 2021 - Hand Delivered Records

Journey of My Mother’s Son Podcast Host Releases Second Book

Journey of My Mother’s Son Podcast Host Releases Second Book

Author and podcast host, Dan Clouser has re-released his book, The Beauty of a Diamond, Through the Eyes of a Coach with ten additional chapters. - December 08, 2021 - The Journey of My Mother's Son

Art Fort Lauderdale Co-Founders Partner with Bucket List Golf & Social Club to Launch Art & Culture-Centric Private Jet Tours

ARTXPERIENCES is a carefully-curated, and exclusive tour that transports attendees via private jet to multiple Art & Culture destinations within 24 hrs. - December 08, 2021 - Art Fort Lauderdale

Pop Culture Artist Rob Prior Closes Multi-Million Dollar Art Sale at Art Basel Miami

Pop Culture Artist Rob Prior Closes Multi-Million Dollar Art Sale at Art Basel Miami

Internationally renowned pop artist and painter, Rob Prior, announced today an historic, multi-million dollar art sale at Art Basel Miami. The sale included the purchase of a watercolor portrait of ​​famed fashion designer Virgil Abloh by real estate executive Daniel Pettit for $1 million. - December 07, 2021 - Rob Prior

Two New Category Pirates Business Books Hit #1 at the Same Time

Two New Category Pirates Business Books Hit #1 at the Same Time

Category Pirates, the leading digital-first business publisher, announced that their first two full-sized books, “The Category Design Tool Kit” and “A Marketer’s Guide To Category Design,” successfully achieved number one status in multiple categories on Amazon.com at... - December 07, 2021 - Category Pirates

Metro Esports Enters Into Historic Partnership with Central Bucks School District (PA) to Facilitate Competitive Esports Leagues

Metro Esports Enters Into Historic Partnership with Central Bucks School District (PA) to Facilitate Competitive Esports Leagues

Metro Esports, a suburban Philadelphia digital sports and entertainment production agency is partnering with The Central Bucks School District to provide competitive league play for aspiring gamers. - December 07, 2021 - Metro Esports

Reid Champagne Writes Humorous Observations and Memoirs Highlighting His Own Journey as a Writer

Reid Champagne Writes Humorous Observations and Memoirs Highlighting His Own Journey as a Writer

The American humorist continues to contribute to his column to entertain readers looking for a good laugh. - December 07, 2021 - Reid Champagne

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