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The Pacific Pinball Museum chosen as recipient of a grant from the Neotrope 2012 Non-Profit PR Grants Program

ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) of Alameda, California is pleased to announce that PPM has been chosen as a recipient of a grant from the Neotrope(R) 2012 Non-Profit PR Grants Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with the PPM in educating and entertaining children and adults through the preservation of pinball, while making eight decades of games available to be played by everyone.

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2011 VISA USA National Qualifier Heather Chan from the L.A. School of Gymnastics will perform at UCLA’s Women’s Gymnastics 7th Annual John Wooden Challenge

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 2 p.m., former USA National Team members Diana Mkhitaryan and Rebecca Terzian and the 2011 VISA USA National Qualifier Heather Chan from the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics (LASG) will perform at UCLA’s Women’s Gymnastics 7th Annual John Wooden Challenge at The John Wooden Center (221 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095). The John Wooden Challenge honors all competing teams’ academic and athletic achievements.

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Professionals Guild Bay Area New Year’s Party 2011 – Event Sold Out Every Year for More than a Decade

SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Professionals Guild (PGuild.com) announced today it is hosting a Huge East Bay New Year’s Eve Party for singles at the San Ramon Marriott Grand Pavilion. This is a beautiful, new venue with cathedral style windows, a huge dance floor, balloon decorations everywhere, multiple chandeliers, and special dream-like lighting. Couples are welcome to attend.

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Breathtaking Action-Adventure in a Powerful, Unforgettable Novel – the Grand Finale of Ventana’s Post-Lux Trilogy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ‘Questing for Uberjoy’ (ISBN: 978-1462029532), a stunning new novel by Konrad Ventana, provides a compelling Journey of Discovery for savvy postmodern readers, revealing vital facets of creativity and achievement through the transformative artistry of literary fiction. This much-anticipated new release has received both ‘Editor’s Choice’ and ‘Rising Star’ distinctions.

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Unclutter for the holidays with 1-800-HOARDERS and Steri-Clean Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — ‘A new annual tradition for hoarding families has begun at 1800HOARDERS.COM,’ stated Cory Chalmers the company’s President and Featured Expert on A&E’s smash hit ‘Hoarders.’ Steri-Clean Inc. – the parent company of 1800HOARDERS – is looking for two needy families that would otherwise not be able to afford a clean-up.

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Florida Eyes Tampa Dragons as They Take on Los Angeles 405s in New Pro Ball League Semi-Finals

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tampa Dragons, a new team in the up-and-coming national Sky Ball League, can be seen battling the Los Angeles 405′s in the Sky Ball League semi-finals (previously taped in L.A.) airing August 20 and 27 in Florida on the Fox Sports Network, on WTVT-13 in Tampa and on DIRECTV nationwide (check local listings for times).

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16th Annual Richard Schmid Fine Art Auction Labor Day Weekend to Raise Funds for Wildfire-Devastated Area

BELLVUE, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art lovers from all over the West will gather in a picturesque mountain valley outside Fort Collins, Colorado on Labor Day Sunday. They’re coming in hopes of acquiring original art from over 100 well-known artists that will be auctioned off to the highest bidder under the ‘Big Top’ at the 16th Annual Richard Schmid Fine Art Auction on Sunday, September 4, 2011.

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Nude Bieber and Gomez Portrait as Monument to National Exceptionalism – Justin and Selena as ‘One’ in Canadian ‘Garden of Eden’

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Despite breakup rumors, Teen Choice Award winners Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez are presented as a 21st Century Adam and Eve in a new life size portrait created by controversial American artist Daniel Edwards. The portrait depicts the teenagers almost entirely nude, with a Canadian maple leaf and a Texas lone star covering their most intimate parts. The portrait will be unveiled at Dallas’s New Fine Arts, near Gomez’s hometown, at a time yet to be announced by Cory Allen Contemporary Art.

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Sesene Entertainment Releases Hot Club Download of Renowned Turntablist DJ Jimmy Stewart Jr.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DJ Jimmy Stewart Jr. just finished his ‘I have a Dream’ record and Sesene Entertainment is promoting it via a free download on its web site. ‘To date, this is the most powerful piece Stewart has done and he believes that this is one of those projects that is and will always be bigger than him,’ says Sean Alfonso, president/CEO of Sesene Entertainment.

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‘Voice of Cubs’ Asks Fans to Be a Part of Cubs’ Documentary

MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-time Chicago Cubs spring training P.A. announcer, Tim Sheridan, has partnered with Kickstarter.com to help complete a documentary film over 25 years in the making. ‘Boys of Spring – The Movie,’ follows Tim on his journey with the iconic, hard-luck, Chicago Cubs as both he and the Cubs attempt to reach their ultimate dreams.

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Grandich Comes Out in Support of David Tyree

WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Peter Grandich, founder of Trinity Financial Sports and Entertainment Co, is speaking out in support of former NY Giant David Tyree who has been under intense media scrutiny for some gutsy statements he made about gay marriage. Posted in an online video on June 15, Tyree says he recorded the video because he opposes the notion of gay marriage and says he’s simply voicing his opinion.

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Invention for Shirtless Politicians

BUFFALO, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for Father’s Day get the man in your life the world’s first handheld extendable tripod, the Quik Pod, by Fromm Works Inc. He can photograph himself shirtless and be properly centered in each photo. Great for Twitter feeds. Converts to a tabletop tripod stand when hands are not available to hold the camera.

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Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II: An Action Packed Science Fiction Novel At Its Best

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An exciting new novel about inter-dimensional space travel, sexy aliens, a space confederation on the brink of civil war, and computer engineers looking for a way home, has just been released by Bookstand Publishing. ‘Lost In Between Dimensions – Saga II’ (ISBN: 978-1-58909-731-5), is a compelling science fiction novel you don’t want to miss.

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20×200 Offers Print of 19th-Century Photograph by Eadweard Muybridge

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Eadweard Muybridge unveiled his stop-motion photography – which included images of the horse in motion – in the late 1800s, the world was astonished. In the fascinating photographs, Muybridge was the first to capture and sequence movement. These photographs hinted at the technological and artistic revolutions to come, heralding the cinema and advances in stop-motion.

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Cairns Toys Announces Website Launch, Demonstrating Strength of Independent Toy Stores

TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Melissa Cairns today unveiled CairnsToys.com, a website that showcases their unique and hard-to-find toys, as well as provides Internet shoppers with an alternative to the ‘shrink-wrapped’ playtime experience. The virtual toy store now provides toy and gift shoppers across the country with a new and convenient way to purchase their unique and hard-to-find toys and games.

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Top 10 AC Charting Artist SJ to Pre-Release Freshman LP

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Top 10 national AC radio charting Miami-based artist, SJ, will pre-release his freshman commercial LP, ‘Coffee,’ on May 31, 2011, following exclusive fan and press events at SoHo House (May 11, New York) and Van Dyke Cafe (May 24, Miami). Released by Acoustic Soul Records, the album channels hints of productions by Jack Johnson, Jason Mraz, Dave Matthews and Counting Crows, with SJ’s personal touch.

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Send2Press to Sponsor LAMN Jam Music Contests

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Los Angeles Music Network is delighted to announce a new sponsor of its upcoming ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests (‘LAMN Jams’) launching June 7 in Los Angeles. Send2Press Newswire, a unit of Neotrope, will be the official press release service, helping to take LAMN Jams to a new level.

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20×200 to Offer Celebrity Benefit Edition from David Bowie

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fans of legendary musician David Bowie can now own a rare artwork by the iconoclast via 20×200.com. In support of Housing Works Thrift Shop’s ‘Design on a Dime’ fundraising event, the pioneering art e-commerce site 20×200 announced it is releasing a special benefit print by Bowie. Bowie’s art print, IMAN No. 1, will be unveiled at Design on a Dime, and will make its online debut on 20×200 on Thursday, May 12, 2011.

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20×200 to Offer Celebrity Benefit Edition from Simon Doonan

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fashion, design and art are uniting for a great cause, and now art collectors everywhere can get in on the action at 20×200.com. In support of Housing Works Thrift Shop’s Design on a Dime fundraising event, the pioneering art e-commerce site 20×200 announced it will release a limited-edition print by renowned style commentator and Barneys New York Creative Ambassador-at-Large Simon Doonan.

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Publishers Newswire Announces ‘Books to Bookmark’ List of 11 Interesting New Books from Q1-2011

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the first quarter of 2011, Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004 for small publishers, as well as lesser known and first-time book authors, has today announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list. This is a round-up of 11 new and recent books which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishing houses, reality television stars, or other big name authors.

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Mobile iPad App from Sample Digital Connects Hollywood Production

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow applications, is introducing dax|Mobile with iDailies, a subscription service exclusively for Apple’s iPad. The new iPad app available on the iTunes App Store is an innovative collaborative workflow tool for professional film/TV production, post-production and marketing creatives and executives who require working access 24/7 to in-progress content.

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Producers RSVP ‘The Beat Hotel’ for Big Screen

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘The Beat Hotel,’ the non-fiction book by Barry Miles (ISBN: 978-1903809587, Grove, 2000), about American Beat Era icons creating groundbreaking art, literature and lifestyles in a legendary hotel in Paris, 1957-1963, has been optioned by producer Pamela Dickerson for development as a narrative feature film. Pamela has teamed with Rex Weiner, a journalist and playwright, to co-produce and develop the property.

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Nine Days that Changed the World Wins ‘Special Jury Remi Award’ at 2011 WorldFest-Houston Independent International Film Festival

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Nine Days that Changed the World,’ hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich, and produced by Citizens United Productions in association with Gingrich Productions and Peace River Company, has been awarded a Gold Special Jury Remi Award for Best Documentary at the 2011 WorldFest-Houston Independent International Film Festival.

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Sandra Piller New Single ‘Fixin’ To Fall’ Reaches Country Radio Fans

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Strong radio airplay, a steady climb up the charts and numerous awards have greeted songs from Sandra Piller’s current album, ‘Days Like These,’ and now she is releasing her next single to country radio, ‘Fixin’ To Fall.’ The tune is ‘an upbeat love song that makes you want to dance,’ notes Piller.

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Starlight’s Annual ‘A Stellar Night’ Gala Honored Philanthropists Kathy, Paris and Nicky Hilton and Forever 21?s Do Won Chang

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — At Starlight Children’s Foundation’s annual ‘A Stellar Night’ gala, presented by California Pizza Kitchen and Nintendo of America Inc., on Saturday, March 26, 2011, at The Century Plaza Hyatt Regency Hotel, Starlight presented long-time philanthropists Kathy, Paris and Nicky Hilton with its 2011 ‘Heart of Gold Award’ and Do Won Chang, Founder/CEO of Forever 21, Inc., with its 2011 Jacki Carlish Humanitarian Award.

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A Ravaged World Seeks Sexual Salvation in New Novel – ‘Sextopia’

ROANOKE, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Out in Left Publishing announced this week the launch of a new science fiction novel, ‘Sextopia’ (ISBN: 978-098-328-9203). Authored by Daniel Printz, ‘Sextopia’ focuses on a future world, devastated by bloodshed that is transformed by two prominent and influential men who take the small, remaining population and devise a system where everyone is governed by the original sin.

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Rock Takes Out the Largest Street Carnival in the World

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From the 5th to 8th of March, Bahia will not be only the capital of the axe music, but will be also the capital of Rock’n’Roll. ACCRBA, a leading Brazilian-based non-profit association established 1994, announces the launch of the 17th edition of the Palco do Rock Festival, sponsored by BahiaGas, the Government of the State of Bahia and with the support of the Municipal Town hall of Salvador.

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Attorneys for Michael Baisden, Daryl K. Washington and Aubrey Pittman, Announce Jury Issues Mixed Verdict in Copyright Infringement Case

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michael Baisden’s attorneys, Daryl K. Washington and Aubrey ‘Nick’ Pittman, announced on Monday, a jury in Houston Federal Court reached a verdict in the copyright lawsuit filed by nationally syndicated radio and TV personality Michael Baisden. The mixed verdict allows for the return of Baisden’s copyrighted rights and allows the best-selling author to proceed with upcoming movie and television projects.

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Sandra Piller Premieres New Video for ‘Days Like These’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the title track from her new album, ‘Days Like These,’ gathering radio spins, country singer Sandra Piller is happily watching it climb several charts while touching the hearts of listeners at country and Christian country radio. ‘And now, there’s a video that shows many of the wonderful events and emotions that are a part of this magnificent song,’ Piller states.

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Appearing on Fox and CNBC TV, Denise Gott, Long-Term Care Expert, Will Reveal Alarming ‘Awareness Gap’

KIRKLAND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, at least 70 percent of Americans over 65 will need long-term care services at some point. And Prudential Financial Inc. notes that 74 percent of consumers age 55 to 65 (about three in every four of us) polled for a recent survey said they are concerned about needing some kind of long term care.

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