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LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Twenty/20 Productions announces Timothy Allen Smith, the wordsmith behind 2016's record breaking, "Love Jones The Musical," is premiering a new stage play at The Beverly Hills Playhouse in September 2019.
RICHMOND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It may be summer break but for college math professor and hip hop artist Chad Rico school is back in session! Chad plans to drop lesson plans all season long with his "12 Weeks of Summer" EP project on Gold & Gems Records by releasing a new single every week.
LOS GATOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Model, actress, and recovery coach Dona Speir announces the publication of her autobiographical memoir, "Naked Truth: The Fall and Rise of Dona Speir" (ISBN: 978-1939282422). Co-written with well-known author/journalist Chris Epting, this memoir reveals the hard truths, personal struggles, and eventual triumph over abuse, sexual exploitation, and addiction that have shaped Speir's life.
Asia America Symphony Association (AASA) Honors Roland Corporation, Helen Ota and Gail Gerding Mellert on June 16, 2019
ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Asia America Symphony Association (AASA) and Guild will hold their annual Bravo Awards gala recognizing the Roland Corporation, Helen Ota and Gail Gerding Mellert for their contributions to AASA and the community. Master of Ceremonies is David Ono, KABC 7 News Anchor.
STOCKTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- From an early age, Franklin Towngate fantasized about writing a book that mirrored the TV shows and cartoons of his youth. He took a creative writing class in high school and was inspired to write several manuscripts, one of which was recently published - "The Harlem Knight" (ISBN: 978-0464693796).
Showbiz Tech from EXACTUALS Shows a Better Way to Pay: Insurance Industry Alert issued by EraNova Institute
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today the EraNova Institute issued a business alert: "Showbiz shows a better way to pay." EraNova's Director, Dick Samson, says, "For non-employees in entertainment and insurance, getting the money due you has often been a chore." For decades complexity has been a sore spot in both industries, according to the alert. Then in 2011, Mike Hurst and Jason Hiller established Exactuals, LLC.
US-based Artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Art Exhibition in Shanghai Exhibition Center Sends Shock Waves Throughout Art World
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The art of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang is sending shockwaves through the art world. Her art exhibition opened ceremoniously in the Shanghai Exhibition Center, organized by the Shanghai International Cultural Exchange Association Gallery, and co-organized by Shanghai Xu Beihong Art Research Club, Shanghai University International Exchange Art Center, and Rare Art Inc. of U.S.A.
New Book, ‘INSIDE HOLLYWOOD’ is a Compelling New Literary Collection that Unravels Mysteries of Love and Life
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- From a creative and highly imaginative author and multimedia artist, Marsha Ross, comes an eloquent, erotic and extremely engrossing poetic anthology - "INSIDE HOLLYWOOD" (ISBN: 978-1544031002). This collection of thoughts, poetry, lyrics, art and erotica, was inspired by her experiences in Hollywood, and unveils the true quintessence of passion, romance and love.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On May 18, 2019, Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Art Exhibition opened ceremoniously in Shanghai Exhibition Center. The exhibition is organized by the Shanghai International Cultural Exchange Association Gallery, and co-organized by Shanghai Xu Beihong Art Research Club, Shanghai University International Exchange Art Center, and Rare Art Inc. of U.S.A., Rare Art, Inc. announced today.
COACHELLA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Saimac International announced today that the Coachella music scene is growing! Executive Producer Lola Acosta's longtime vision for THE DESERT ROCK FEST is happening.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with Linda Fodrini-Johnson, Founder and Executive Director of Eldercare Services, to discuss the solution to aging with ease.
Asia America Symphony Association announces: One Night Only – Oleta Adams and David Benoit Benefit Concert
TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Asia America Symphony Association (AASA) presents a Benefit Concert for youth in arts featuring internationally acclaimed vocalist, Oleta Adams on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Oleta will be joined by Music Director, Pianist and Conductor, David Benoit, and members of the Asia America Youth Symphony Orchestra (AAYS).
BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A new online casting platform and production management tool - VoiceForce.net - aimed at the $15 billion voice-over market, has been launched by Voice Force, a small group of voice industry professionals headquartered in Burbank, California.
Talon Celebrates National Zipper Day with Revolutionary Proprietary Zipper Launch – The Character Zip
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As a celebration of National Zipper Day, The World's Original Zipper Company is poised to disrupt the apparel and accessory market with its latest invention and add another reason to celebrate the day that changed our lives forever. Talon International Inc. (OTCQB: TALN) is excited to unveil a revolutionary zipper to the industry.
Pyramid Press Announces New Book: ‘Peter Drucker’s System of Management in a Business Environment’ by Luther Guynes, PhD
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pyramid Press announced today the Release of the New Book: "Peter Drucker's System of Management in a Business Environment" (ISBN: 978-0996893558) by one of Peter Drucker's First Students, Luther Guynes, Ph.D.
ENCINITAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Michelle Rubel, owner of SpacedOutDesigns and the inventor and creator of Commander in Crap, is helping make toilets great again(TM) with her viral invention, a Donald Trump toilet brush that American and international customers are gladly grabbing to clean up their crap.
FAST TIMES and RUBIX KUBE LA prove the ’80s rule the Sunset Strip every Monday at the Whisky a Go Go...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The FAST TIMES band and RUBIX KUBE LA, two of the nation's biggest '80s tribute bands, are pleased to announce a co-headlining residency at the legendary Whisky a Go Go. This event kicks off on April 29, 2019 and will run every Monday night.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California-based leading immersive media technology provider IntelliMedia, bagged not one but two of the coveted Product of the Year awards at the world's largest media tech expo NAB 2019, which concluded recently in Las Vegas.
Music and Art Come to Life with Asia America Symphony Association and Ryman Arts’ ‘Music On Canvas’ Performed to Gershwin’s ‘An...
TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The ASIA AMERICA YOUTH SYMPHONY (AAYS) will premiere its first ever, "Music On Canvas". DAVID BENOIT, Music Director and Conductor, will lead the prestigious AAYS in a performance of Gershwin's classic "An American In Paris" while young artists from RYMAN ARTS create inspired artworks live on stage to the music.
CERRITOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leading Cloud video solutions provider IntelliMedia Networks’ (NAB 2019 Booth SU 8924) two products have been shortlisted for 2019 NAB Show Product of the Year Awards. The 18-year old media solutions company based out of Los Angeles, provides IP video delivery and streaming media solutions.
Development of Butterfly Sanctuary and Innovative Entertainment Venue ‘Stonewalled’ by City of Buena Park
COSTA MESA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Garcia Rainey Blank & Bowerbank LLP (GRBB) today announced that the City of Buena Park, Calif. filed a lawsuit designed to halt its client, Butterfly Pavillion LLC, from completing a one-of-a-kind, world-class entertainment center for the city. Dubbed the "Butterfly Palladium," the project was to be the newest and highly sought after tourist attraction in Buena Park's plans to overhaul its aging entertainment corridor, which includes and surrounds Knott's Berry Farm.
Mixed Media Art Exhibit by Britney Penouilh Captivates Mojave National Preserve Visitors – ‘Earth Through Time’
KELSO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mojave National Preserve is presenting "Earth Through Time: Providence Mountains and the Mojave National Preserve," a solo, mixed media exhibition of paintings, etchings and installation art at the Desert Light Gallery, Kelso Visitors Center, by nationally celebrated National Park Service Artist in Residence, Britney Penouilh.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The International Art Museum of America (IAMA) in San Francisco today announced that on March 18, 2019, the painting "Pomegranates in a Bamboo Basket" by Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang was sold at the exceptional price of US$1.27 million during the spring auction at Gianguan Auctions in New York. Dr. Wang has been recognized by the New York Academy of Art as an international first-class artist.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Actor Stephen Rollins has been cast as the series lead in "Bob," a half-hour sitcom about a single dad loving the single life alone. That is, until one day, suddenly his daughter and her little girl show up unannounced at his door, homeless. Things go downhill for Bob from there, in a series of hilarious, life-altering events.
Funbee Toys’ New Toy Library and Family Meetup is Designed to Inspire Minds and Build Community in Sacramento Area
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Funbee Toys is a one-of-a-kind toy library in the greater Sacramento area that also serves as a meetup for families with babies to preschoolers. The Funbee Toys Events meetup is the RSVP site for toy pick-ups as well as other community events such as potluck picnics, and outings to child-centered locations.
Author Anna David and International Lifestyle Business Coach Lauren Wallett Launch Women’s Empowerment TV Show ‘SHE-E-O’
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Just in time for International Women's Day, New York Times bestselling author Anna David and international lifestyle business coach Lauren Wallett are launching a talk show, "SHE-E-O," where they will get to the bottom of what makes a women-led business successful.
Thriller-Horror Film ‘Face Of Evil’ now finally on HULU and Killer Electronic Soundtrack Streaming Everywhere
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Breaking News! War vet shoots in the crowd with no apparent reason, while a mysterious epidemic is raging across the country!" It may sound like another news headline, but it's awarded psychological thriller/horror feature film "FACE OF EVIL," from V-Movie Productions, now distributed by Gravitas on HULU.
Absolute Trust Talk Podcast Focuses on Alzheimer’s: Early Detection, Future Planning and Signs Misinterpreted
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with Dori Sproul, a family care specialist from the Alzheimer's Association of Northern California, to discuss the myths and misconceptions associated with Alzheimer's - a growing epidemic that affects more than 5 million people each year.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The solo art exhibition of the Honorary Lifetime Director of the International Art Museum of America (IAMA) caused a sensation in Thailand! The exhibition of the international first-class artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang organized by the Department of Culture of Thailand lasted for five days and the exhibition astounded the attendees and general public - including art critics, scholars, and dignitaries.
Art News: Grand Opening of The Senior Artists’ Art Exhibit – Collection from the Treasure Chest in Los Angeles
COVINA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senior Artists' Art Exhibit - Collection from the Treasure Chest, held by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum, had its Grand Opening at the museum on January 26, 2019. Senior painting artists from both the main-stream and Chinese societies in many cities, turned their rich live experiences into color brushes, and they sketched, outlined and drew their ideologies and expectations about mankind and the world into wonderful paintings, painting the splendid world in their eyes and showed the richness and colorfulness of the spiritual lives of theirs.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The annual Cursive is Cool(R) contests for 2019, under the auspices of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation, will launch on National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year. Cursive writing continues to enjoy increased appreciation in the United States and around the world. Scientific studies reveal the benefits of writing by hand to positively impact motor skills, cognitive development and improved learning outcomes such as better recall and retention for young learners.
Stuttering Comedienne Nina G Releases her Memoir in 2019 – ‘Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn’t Happen’
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Stuttering Comedian, Nina G. announces the release of her second book: "Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn't Happen" (ISBN: 978-1631526428; August 6, 2019). While childhood angst and everyday incidents offer fodder for her stand-up comedy on stage, Nina G. peels aside the punchlines to share her very personal story in her new book.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Stuttering stand-up comic Nina G will have the top spot at the Invisible Disabilities Comedy Show at the Sacramento Punch Line on Sunday, January 27 2019! Author of the forthcoming book "Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn't Happen," Nina's comedy is funny, revealing, unapologetic, and always a window to her experience as a person who stutters. Through humor, Nina G is challenging now people think of stuttering.
Bay Area New Years Events: Professionals Guild Hosts Huge 2018-2019 New Year’s Eve at San Ramon Marriott
SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild today announced a Huge East Bay New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the San Ramon Marriott Grand Ballroom to welcome 2019. The party includes a live band, the Groove Doctors in the Grand Ballroom, DJ, Mike Westerman in a smaller ballroom, a big balloon drop at midnight and more.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- An evening of celebration will mark the 20th anniversary for DangerMan, America's Real Life Urban Super Hero at the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, taking place on Saturday, December 8 at the California African American Museum (CAAM). During the affair, DangerMan will pay homage to his friend and recently departed mentor, comic book legend, Stan Lee.
CARSON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Frisbee(R) Sonic, the new "square" Frisbee by Wham-O, has been added to the Fatherly list of 100 Best New Toys of 2018. The designations, compiled by a team of editors, dads and kids, honor the manufacturers who harness technological advancements, imagination and product design to churn out play products that inform, inspire, develop and entertain. Wham-O reinvented the way Frisbee(R) and all discs will fly in the future with the introduction of the Frisbee Sonic.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Protecting equipment during travel preserves sensitive equipment from damage, as Western Case shares firsthand how blow molded carrying equipment cases and custom foam packaging protects equipment. The in-stock, semi-custom, and custom designed carrying cases can fit any kind of equipment just right to prevent damage.
70 Years of Fun and Games: Take a Stroll Down Memory Lane with Wham-O ‘Super Book’ to Celebrate Its History
CARSON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Wham-O, the iconic all-American recreational toy brand, will release a new commemorative book marking the 70th anniversary of the company. The book, entitled "SUPER BOOK - Fantastic Tales From Inside The Fun Factory" (ISBN: 978-0692163054), takes readers on a journey through the innovation and imagination that led to the creation of some of the world's most inventive, beloved toys and games that every family has played with for the last 70 years.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "I'm a woman ... living in the 21st century. My existence is not a crime, and it's not for trade. I have the right to choose, and my choice is freedom, liberty, and persistence," says Golsa Sarabi an international actress and a business entrepreneur. Being a woman means to have strength, to stand up, and to fight! To fight for freedom, for equality and for change. You are not alone ... I'm standing with you.
SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announced today it is hosting a Halloween dance party on Friday, October 26, 2018. The party will be held at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel located at 2600 Bishop Drive, San Ramon, CA 94583. Singles are especially invited. Couples are also welcome. "It makes a great date," said Phil Seyer, Director of Professionals Guild.
L.A. Artists, Musicians, Poets and Performers to Salute Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center 50th at 2018 Gala
VENICE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A historic lineup of L.A.'s leading artists, performers, poets and authors will salute Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center ('Beyond Baroque'), the city's legendary literary center, at its 50th anniversary "Bohemian Bacchanal" on Saturday, November 10. The gala event, located in the Venice Arts Plaza, features a dinner and will be highlighted by presentations honoring actor/poet Viggo Mortensen, a long-time supporter.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It will be lights, camera and a lot of action as DangerMan, America's Real Life Black Superhero, gears up to shoot the sequel to his original film release. "DangerMan Returns" will be directed by Troy Michael Rowland, a veteran entertainment specialist whose credits include Disney, Amazon and TV One. Roger I. Tinsley, CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, will executive produce the film.
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- What do you do when you are professionally funny for a living AND use your own experience as a person with disabilities to crush stigma and change attitudes? Well, for stuttering comedian Nina G, you take it on the road in a series of presentations that are both funny and profound. Much like Hannah Gadsby's breakout Netflix special "Nannette," Nina G blends her comedy "material" with her real life experiences for a unique tour you can see live!
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As announced today by Outbreak Presents, Lindsay Ell is set to headline the final Monster Energy Outbreak Tour of 2018. Following her breakout Top 20 hit at U.S Country radio and momentous No. 1 at Canadian Country radio with "Criminal," Ell recently excited legions of fans via social media announcing her next single is the tantalizing and lyrically-mesmerizing "Champagne."
Alt-Rock Legend Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park Headlines 2018 Monster Energy Outbreak Tour in North America
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Outbreak Presents and Live Nation announced today that Mike Shinoda is set to headline the latest installment of the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour. Tickets go on sale starting Friday, August 10 at 10 a.m. local time, with special pre-sales starting Tuesday, August 7 at 10 a.m. local time.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Johnny Chief Project is a band with both a mission and a message. The alternative rock band recently revealed they are at L.A.'s Clear Lake Recording Studios recording and putting together what will be the band's debut EP "Talking to Myself."
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Passageway Press, a boutique publisher based in the U.K., has acquired recovery blogger Kelly Fitzgerald Junco's memoir, which recounts her journey from party chica to sober senorita - moving from suburban Pennsylvania to the tourist city of Cancun, Mexico and then succumbing to alcohol and cocaine addiction.
July 4 Horror Movie Party: Infected Vet Shoots Among the Crowd in Thriller ‘Face Of Evil’ released by Gravitas
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Awarded feature film "Face Of Evil" (F.O.E.) is being released by Gravitas Ventures and is now available on Video On Demand and DVD, right on time for your July 4th party! "This psychological thriller horror is also very entertaining and grotesque, and it's ideal for your post-barbeque chilly-afternoon movie-time," says the film's writer/director Vito Dinatolo, of V-Movie.
‘FlyingOver50’ Granny Pole Dancer, Makeda Smith, Continues to Elevate Women Over 50 with New Music Video
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Grandmother, publicist and pole dancer Makeda Smith, the creator behind the blog-turned-movement, FlyingOver50, has once again teamed with Christina Villegas and Jeff Mercer, the owners of MercVille Productions, to create a mesmerizing pole dance music video (safe for work).
New Mobile Arcade Game Flying Fu, from Accio Motion, is family-friendly martial arts designed to test your patience
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Accio Motion LLC, a rising star in the production and publishing of mobile games, announced today the release of its new family friendly martial arts game: Flying Fu. Available now on the App Store and Google Play.