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LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tattoos adorn the bodies of over 45 million Americans and the phenomenon of ink-on-flesh is now global. One area often overlooked when discussing tattoo art is the contribution of the Chicano community. 'The elevation of the tattoo to the status of art can be directly traced to Chicano culture,' notes Eric Schwartz, director of the documentary motion picture, 'Tattoo Nation.'
The Original Patented Selfie Stick Proves 10 Years Later that Not all Selfie Poles are Created Equal
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When Wayne Fromm invented and patented the Quik Pod, the original 'selfie stick,' more than 10 years ago, he had no idea how popular selfies would become. In fact, according to an article in Psychology Today, selfies have redefined how we document experiences.
SuperFly Magazine Publisher Gloria Goldwater announces New Book on Her Untold Story of Hip-Hop Legacy
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- New book, 'SuperFly - My Untold Story of Hip-Hop' (ISBN: 9780991356010), authored by Gloria Goldwater, pulls back the curtain on how the popular hip-hop magazine, SuperFly, that launched in the early 90s, came to be and why it ultimately folded.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's not hard to lose money in Las Vegas, says new start-up VegasTourism.com. Remember the phrase, The house always wins? For the most part, gone are the days when hotel-casino heads figured that if they could get the tourists there, they'd spend so much money gambling it was worth it to sell prime rib plates for $4.99 and offer cheap entertainment.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy Corporation, creator of audio-visual control and management software will demonstrate its capabilities over SDN-enabled Wi-Fi(R) powered by Meru Networks, Inc. in booth 1037 at Educause 2014, being held September 29 through October 2, 2014 in Orlando, Fla. Meru is a leader in intelligent networking and the only wireless LAN vendor to have received OpenFlow(TM) conformance.
Indie feature film from director Eric Schwartz presents the stories behind the phenomenon of ink-on-flesh
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- There is plenty of body art on display in 'Tattoo Nation,' the alternative lifestyle documentary feature film from director Eric Schwartz, but none more famous than the one on the chest of actor Danny Trejo. 'Tattoo Nation' is emerging as the definitive look at how tattoos went from underground and illegal just a few years ago to mass acceptance and the status of art. The film has garnered rave reviews when screened at film festivals around the country.
The ideal holiday for cosplay, Envy Corner announces 2014 Top 5 Halloween Costumes as voted by Facebook fans
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sexy Halloween costume retailer, Envy Corner, today announced the 'top five Halloween costumes' that were voted to be the best costumes for women this year. Fans of Envy Corner's Facebook page picked the top five Halloween costumes, to create the ultimate 'complete costume.'
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With ten gospel-tinged jazz originals and four unique interpretations of traditional spiritual hymns, Isha Love's "Jars of Waters" is a tall refreshing glass to drink from. When the fingers of Isha Love glide across the piano, a dazzling cascade of melody rushes forth spraying the atmosphere like the mist from a waterfall.
In ‘Tattoo Nation’ Director Eric Schwartz takes viewers on fact-filled and eye-popping journey through the tattoo experience
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'Tattoo Nation' began as a simple series of portrait photography sessions and grew to become an 86-minute exploration of the art of ink-on-flesh by director Eric Schwartz. Now available for streaming or purchase on DVD, 'Tattoo Nation' is emerging as the definitive look at how tattoos went from underground and illegal to mass acceptance and the status of art.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Larkin McLean got her start sitting in at jazz clubs, taking piano lessons from Sarah Vaughan's accompanist George Gaffney, and studying Flamenco dance. You can hear it woven eloquently throughout her new record on iTunes, 'Ladybug.' A follow-up to the well-received 'If You're a Wild Girl, Say Aye,' McLean first hit the scene with her self-titled album.
Civic Resource Group unites multi-vendor applications and services on common platform with CivicConnect
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group today announced that it is initiating the City Development Ecosystem, a group which is chartered to promote new software models for civic organizations to take advantage of next generation applications and cloud infrastructure. It is software interoperability among multiple vendors that makes the City Development Ecosystem possible.
Civic Resource Group named to ‘100 Most Promising Technology Companies’ list for its innovative IT platform called CivicConnect
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Civic Resource Group today announced that it received a notable inclusion on the CIOReview100 list in CIO Review magazine for its innovative programs and solutions that help civic organizations across the U.S. achieve their goals to become 'Smart Cities' in 2014.
John Dellroy Band Mixes Genres and Crosses Countries – audiences dance to sounds of rock, folk, and folktronica
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calling their sound 'alternative folk-rock without limits,' the John Dellroy Band is unafraid to go from hard-charging rock to a reflective ballad while zooming through a set-list that contains numbers featuring a full range of modern pop styles.
Software-Defined audiovisual company, Utelogy, and Integrated Media Pty. Ltd. Announce Tech Partnership
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy, which makes software for control, management and analytics of audiovisual systems for business and education, announces that it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Integrated Media Pty. Ltd in Australia. Utelogy is a leader in Software-Defined audiovisual (SDAV) technology.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Segoma Imaging Technologies will be launching its next generation of diamond 360 imaging technology soon. Segoma Imaging Technologies has revolutionized the diamond industry by providing diamond traders and buyers with what they really need: the ability to view any diamond - exactly as it is - in 360 degrees.
The City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience 2014 to be hosted by BET’s Wendy Raquel Robinson in L.A.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Event host Kevin Rouse, alongside partners Darryl Pitts, Chuckie Miller, Marva King and Dantae Dupree, are gearing up for a live weekend amid the momentum of the 'BET Experience' happening in Los Angeles. On June 28, 2014, the promotional crew will present the beautiful actress Wendy Raquel Robinson, television's popular Tasha Mack from BET's hit series 'The Game,' as the host of their 'The City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience.'
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With California's driest months ahead, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an executive order to strengthen...
Violent Attacks at Two Los Angeles Area Hospitals Highlight Need for More Healthcare Worker Protections, says Padilla – SB...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ – The stabbing of two nurses in two Los Angeles area hospitals within hours Monday morning is a shocking...
Prime Focus Technologies Completes Acquisition of DAX LLC and its patented technology including Primetime Emmy award-winning Digital Dailies
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology subsidiary of Prime Focus (BSE:532748), today announced that it has completed the acquisition of DAX, a leading provider of cloud-based production workflow and media asset management applications to the entertainment industry.
Bugatta, the highly esteemed bar, restaurant, events and wedding venue, hosted CBS wrap party for ‘The Crazy Ones’
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Bugatta Supper Club, which has been hosting wrap parties for hit TV shows, movies, extravagant weddings and even the Academy Awards, today announced that it hosted the wrap party for the CBS hit comedy, 'The Crazy Ones,' starring Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar. The party featured some of the tastiest drinks and mouthwatering food in Los Angeles.
Galorath Inc. reaches agreement with Dassault Systemes to integrate SEER for Manufacturing with CATIA product design application
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galorath, Inc. today announced that it has reached an agreement with Dassault Systemes to integrate SEER for Manufacturing with CATIA, the world's leading application for product design and innovation. For many companies, cost estimating is a very fragmented activity and the inclusion of SEER's Cost Estimator in CATIA will allow manufacturers to initially model and test composite manufacturing processes and tradeoffs during the earliest and most preliminary stages of design.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday appointed Ken Ziffren to be his chief advisor on motion picture and...
Latest ‘Books to Bookmark’ List of 21 Interesting New Book Titles from 2013 announced by Publishers Newswire
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, today announced its latest semi-annual 'Books to Bookmark' round-up. This list of 21 new books is from the second half of 2013 which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishers, or so called 'big name' authors.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- What is important about Valentine's Day other than bringing two loved ones together to celebrate their special moment? 'There is nothing else that would be more important,' says Armen Leylekian of California-based Envy Corner, 'the Valentine's Day gift should be aimed to accomplish the same thing.'
Utelogy virtualized smart classroom technology earns University Business Magazine 2013 Readers’ Choice Top Product distinction
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Utelogy Corporation has been selected as a University Business Readers' Choice 'Top Product for 2013.' The annual award recognizes the most innovative products in higher education. This prestigious list informs university leaders and administrators about the products their colleagues around the country are using to help their schools excel.
Schaffer Replicas™ Make Debut at NAMM 2014 – 2 New Schaffer Replica™ Guitar Effects available in 2014
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Attention all Tone Junkies! Famous Youtuber/Axeman SoloDallas will be unveiling two new Schaffer Replica™ Guitar Effects based on...
Career and Life Design Coach Sue Koch hosts 4th annual January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sue Koch, founder of Three Squares Coaching and Consulting, a Los Angeles Career and Life Coaching Company, will lead a complimentary tele-class to introduce callers to her popular six-week goal setting course 'January Jumpstart: Creating Goals that Matter.' They will receive valuable information for how to give up Resolution Resignation(TM) once and for all to set inspiring and achievable goals for 2014.
Calif. Senator Alex Padilla Highlights 2013 Legislative Accomplishments – Begins Final Year in State Senate
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, California Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) will begin his final year in the Senate when the legislature reconvenes on...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Zaricor Jackson, Jr. and Lillie Jackson of SoulDirection1 announced this week the release of their new contemporary Christian album, 'To the Least of These,' a compilation of 13 songs they have written to inspire and uplift most anyone who is experiencing a difficult time in their lives or for the simple enjoyment of listening to good music.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calumet Gallery today announced the upcoming opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, 'Night Echoes' (January 3 - February 3, 2014, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. M-S), a thematic exhibition from photographer Kathy Curtis Cahill. Calumet will host an 'Open to the Public' wine and cheese Artists Reception on January 9, from 6 - 8:30 p.m., with an artist talk at 7 p.m.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The magical time of year between Thanksgiving Day and New Year's Day is filled with thoughts of family celebrations, colorful decorations, gift-giving, gatherings of friends, and the fun of kissing under the mistletoe. 'All of those wonderful things are in this song,' states country music artist Sandra Piller, singer of 'Mistletoe and You.'
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Angara Inc. brings the bling for Cyber Monday. The international online jewelry store is offering some great deals this Cyber Monday. There is a site-wide discount of 15 percent on all orders. Besides the discount there are some unprecedented gift offers. The store is offering a great Blue Topaz pendant and a pair of Blue Topaz studs absolutely free on all orders.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Set It and Forget It today announced a new sales and marketing content delivery system which provides users with supporting documents and multimedia assets at their fingertips. In fewer than six hours, its SaaS management framework alerts the end-user to updated content. Offline accessibility, light-weight architecture, and simplicity are what set it apart from other document management systems.
Paraphrase, LLC donates book sales during October to fight hunger with the Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paraphrase, LLC and author Arnold Rudnick have pledged all net profits from sales of the children's book 'Little Green' (ISBN: 9780981587974) for the month of October 2013 to Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission, which supports the hungry, homeless and hurting of the San Fernando Valley. They're also donating 100+ copies of the book to the first grade of Roscoe Elementary School.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neotrope, a California-based 30-year old innovative marketing and technology firm, has announced a new program to help public relations agencies and solo PR firms adopt a local 501(c)3 charity and promote it for free.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California-based Envy Corner, a company selling sexy Halloween costumes and women's lingerie, announced today their list of the 'Top Ten Sexiest Halloween Costumes of 2013.' They surveyed over 1,500 users on social media, and ten costumes were selected to be the ultimate and most popular Halloween costumes of 2013.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement following the announcement today that a...
Calif. Assemblymember Hall warns Adult Film Industry that move to lift moratorium on film production without requiring condoms is...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to the adult film industry’s...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jon Gheri presents 'Theatrical Fashion Show' on Saturday, October 12, 2013. Red Carpet begins at 3:30 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres will be served during the event. The show begins at 4 p.m. featuring fashion designs influenced by the 1920's, 1940's and 1960's along with songs from popular recording artists from each of these eras.
Business Management and CAPS Continuing Education Courses Offered by Southern California Remodelers Council
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Southern California Remodelers Council is conducting courses on September 26 in the areas of Marketing and Communication Strategies for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS I), September 27, Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS II) and Business Management for Building Professionals on October 29, 2013.