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NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It has been three years since busy television executive Lea Walker decided to moonlight as an aerial fitness studio owner. Her Aeriform Arts center has since literally taken off, with hundreds of students testing the conditioning feats of aerial hammocks, lyra, aerial yoga, hanging silks and pole dance.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Not many music acts have a 25th anniversary that coincides with the fall of the Berlin Wall. Digital Underground has released a snippet from their upcoming documentary 'D.U. Days: Adventures in Digital Underground the Apprenticeship of Tupac Shakur,' which details original founder and D.U. member, Chopmaster J's encounter in Berlin.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Los Angeles Music Network (LAMN) is pleased to announce the winning artists of Round #1 of its Rock / Pop and Urban / R&B / Hip Hop music contests: Sad Robot and Hewan, respectively. Sad Robot and Hewan advance to the semi finals along with Young Beautiful In A Hurry and Zach Jones (rock), and Lydia Rene and Trademark (urban).

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Los Angeles Music Network (LAMN) is delighted to announce a returning sponsor of its upcoming 2014 ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests ('LAMN Jams') happening this spring in Los Angeles. Send2Press(R) Newswire, a unit of Neotrope(R), will again be the official press release service, helping to take LAMN Jams to a new level.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Celebrity talk show host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres was sent a selfie machine two years ago, she could have made history with it. The Quik Pod, from Fromm Works, Inc., the 'ultimate selfie machine' as described by the inventor, is an extendable smartphone holder with a built in selfie mirror.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP) led a delegation on a mission of commerce, culture and copyright advocacy from Hollywood to Berlin during September 2013 to stimulate entertainment economic activities in both countries. The mission resulted in music placements in American productions, including a German artist, and renewed interest in international creative collaborations.

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Addiction experts are speaking out over Philip Seymour Hoffman's probable overdose death as a tragedy that could have been prevented. According to Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery, what most aren't saying is that many traditional recovery methods simply don't work in the long term.

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Harman Press has acquired Fox Printing and its staff, effective February 10, 2014, continuing expansion of its commercial printing business, and the consolidation of union printers in the Los Angeles area. Both companies are family owned and members of Teamsters Local 572.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) and Senator Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) announced today that they will introduce...

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Actor and stuntman Zak Lee Guarnaccia, Executive Producer at LightRow Pictures and Paul Lupi, Producer of Mill Reef Films, are developing a feature film in the martial-arts, action-thriller genre entitled 'Kalm.' In addition, Guarnaccia is in talks for a role in another Lupi production 'Degradation,' written and produced with brother Daniel Lupi.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As busy local studio owner Lea Walker continues to raise the caliber of her dance and fitness center, Aeriform Arts, housing a community of top aerial instructors, one teacher has emerged as a real star. Antonio Martinez is giving the world a sneak peak at what Aeriform Arts' students have experienced first hand, his amazing aerial alchemy.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- There's a new kid on the block - Children's Entertainment Network (CEN) - produced and directed by Mark Rowley is a new web series launched in mid January 2013. 'This exciting new kids' viewing venue is meant to entertain and educate,' Rowley says.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Performer Moky Huynh announced this week that he will perform a 75-minute solo show - 'USC Dropout' - on Wednesday, April 17 at the Elephant Stages' Lillian Theatre on Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Health Mate Infrared Sauna will make its Hollywood 'debut' at a private Academy Awards Celebrity Gift Suite event, it was announced by Sang Lee, Vice President of Sales for Health Mate Saunas, a division of PLH Products Inc.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Written and directed by international chanteuse, Juliet Annerino, 'The Lord's Lover' breaks conventional boundaries of modern stage with cabaret, performance art, live music, dramatic theater, exotic dance, and cutting edge video imagery. The intricacies of human sexuality and controversial themes of desire and 'free will' are explored and celebrated.
Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) has been appointed to the California Film Commission (CFC). The Film Commission enhances...

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In a move signaling an expansion of its commercial printing business, The Harman Press has re-located from its longtime address in Hollywood to a larger facility at 6840 Vineland Avenue, North Hollywood, and added personnel to its executive roster.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calumet Photographic is proud to host this exceptional exhibit that offers deeply personal work from photographers exploring new themes: 'Five Views' represents recent work by five emerging photographers in the gallery of Calumet's Hollywood store located at 1135 N. Highland Ave. The exhibit begins January 8 and runs through February 8, 2013.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa issued the following statement Saturday on the passing of Whitney Houston: Today, Los Angeles mourns the loss of Whitney Houston, one of the greatest voices of all time. It is with deep sadness that we reflect upon a life taken from us too soon, and a woman whose talents touched so many.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Villaraigosa released the following statement on Monday on the string of arson fires in Los Angeles: Over the past few days we have been faced with an ongoing series of arson fires committed by an individual with wanton disregard for the lives and property of Angelenos. Thankfully, there have been no lives lost to these criminal acts and only minor injuries to date.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bands and fans will have an exciting new opportunity for music, merriment and much more as Sheena Metal hosts “Carnyville: An Industry Showcase at The Other Door” every Thursday evening. Located in the NoHo Arts District, the premiere event will take place September 8, 2011 and will feature live music on the club stage.
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today participated in a roundtable discussion at Variety headquarters with film production and location managers to highlight the cost-saving opportunities and film-friendly policies the City has implemented to keep production in Los Angeles.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Gallery at the Creative Center for Photography Proudly Presents "FOUR VISIONS" - A traveling exhibit of infrared photography...

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Gallery at the Creative Center for Photography proudly presents Freestyle Exposed III... Unconventionally Traditional! Dedicated to the 150...

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today joined the Trust for Public Land (TPL) to announce it has secured the necessary funding...

HOLLYWOOD /California Newswire/ -- Starlight Children's Foundation is currently auctioning off a VIP package for two lucky individuals to walk the red carpet and...

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Gallery at the Creative Center for Photography Proudly Presents..."FREESTYLE EXPOSED... THE TRADITION CONTINUES!" For over six decades, Freestyle...

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For a man who will be 70 next year, singer/songwriter extraordinaire Leon Ware is working up a storm! Still...

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The winners are in! Chop Shop's Alexandra Patsavas, Live Nation's Creighton Burke and Universal Music & Video Distribution's Jim...

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Hitt Music Group is happy to announce the continuing success of their collaboration with American Airlines and Beat Marketing....

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Craig Rubin has been receiving more national coverage than other challengers to Villaraigosa in this year's election. This week...

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- BETARecords.com, the fast growing online music social community and upcoming Beta Records TV show, today announced the launch of the first...

HOLLYWOOD -- "Hi y'all, we a blues band!" And a profound silence fell over the room. Lead singer Sugaray of Aunt Kizzy'z Boyz said,...

HOLLYWOOD -- Though they didn't wear Speedos like Michael Phelps, the band Starving For Gravity brought home the gold and won the LAMN Jam...

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Music Network presents the URBAN & the ROCK Music Contests launching June 9. Taking its popular "LAMN Jams"...

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- The nation's leading CD / DVD duplicator, replicator and printer has joined forces with Hitt Music Group, one of the industry's...

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Bands and solo artists no longer need to feel intimated by the competitive music industry now that Hitt Music Group and...

Los Angeles Music NetworkHOLLYWOOD, Calif. and MANHATTAN, N.Y. -- The Los Angeles Music Network's "LAMN Jam" heads for the Big Apple. Launched three years ago in Los Angeles (where performances continue), LAMN Jams go beyond traditional showcases by featuring artists performing original songs, followed by instant professional critiques from a panel of industry experts. This year, artists will perform for $20,000 in prizes.

BETA Records HollywoodHOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Rebelling against the current downturn for traditional record companies, Chris Honetschlaeger, President of BETA Records, has announced a new generation of record deal which partners the company with the artist in a non-exclusive three song contract and plans to sign 100 artists in 2008.

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Georg van Handel (CEO) and Chris Honetschlaeger (President) of BETA Records, LLC, announced today that they will partner with Audiobaba to match mainstream artist searches to unsigned artists, using their proprietary acoustic fingerprinting technology.