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Californians to Participate in Second-Annual MENTAL HEALTH ACTION DAY on May 19, 2022: 1,600+ orgs, brands and cultural leaders
LOS ANGELES AND TEMECULA /CALIFORNIA NEWSWIRE/ -- As part of its Mental Health is Health initiative, MTV’s second-annual Mental Health Action Day – an open-source movement of brands, organizations, government agencies, and cultural leaders to drive culture of mental health from awareness to action – will bring together more than 1,600 organizations in cities across the country, including in Los Angeles and Temecula, to encourage and empower people to take action for mental health on Thursday, May 19, 2022.
BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Covenant Winery Summer Concert Series kicks off Memorial Day weekend in Berkeley with acclaimed French/American jazz pianist, composer and arranger Franck Amsallem. Franck has recorded ten CDs under his own name as well as a collaboration, "New York Stories," with (Berkeley's own) Joshua Redman, Roy Hargrove, and Danny Gatton on Blue Note.
Isn’t It Possible to Promote Literacy? 10th Anniversary Edition of ‘Little Green’ supports Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paraphrase, LLC, the publisher of "Little Green" (ISBN: 978-0981587943) by Arnold Rudnick, is donating 500 copies of a special anniversary edition to Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California (RIFSoCal). For 10 years, "Little Green" has been asking, "Isn't it possible?"
Tatiana Burton Hosts BURLESQUE & BUSTIERS at ASH in Los Angeles, a six-hour visual feast, on May 21, 2022
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Tatiana Burton, a prominent social media influencer, is pleased to host BURLESQUE AND BUSTIERS, a six-hour visual feast, on May 21, 2022, at ASH, located on 5403 Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California.
National Nurses Week 2022 Kicks Off with Virtual Portrait Exhibition Honoring Pandemic Frontline Healthcare Workers
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Producer and photographer Mariana Tosca of Blue Jasper Productions and Tosca Photography announces the launch of "Covid Courageous." This unique virtual exhibition blends photographic portraiture with interviews of frontline healthcare workers, which spotlight each individual's personal pandemic experience.
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Paul Lopez has joined its Entertainment & Sports practice as a principal. He joins as part of the Los Angeles team and will be based in Irvine, California.
Legacy Launch Pad releases memoir by Diana Cannon Ragsdale about growing up in dysfunctional Mormon family
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing has released "Loose Cannons: A Memoir of Mania and Mayhem in a Mormon Family" (ISBN: 978-195655200 (ebook); 978-1956955217, 978-1956955224 (paperback); 978-1956955231 (hardback)), written by Diana Cannon Ragsdale.
Los Angeles 7-year-old Author Releases Debut Book, ‘I Slept in My Bed Last Night’ for Children’s Book Week
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Seven-year-old author, Sammy Wallace, will release his debut rhyming children's picture book, "I Slept in My Bed Last Night" (ISBN 979-8985784404; WF Publications), on May 2, 2022, in conjunction with Children's Book Week. Written as a lighthearted distraction during the medical, racial, and social turbulence of 2020, this comical book has received early success.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing "The Millionairess Mentality: A Professional Woman's Guide to Building Wealth Through Real Estate" (ISBN: 978-1956955286), a real estate investment book for women written by Tamar Hermes.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing "Pressing ON as a Tech Mom: How Tech Industry Mothers Set Goals, Define Boundaries & Raise the Bar for Success" (ISBN: 978-1956955187), a comprehensive guide for mothers working in technology sourced from industry leaders who are mothers themselves.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- "Night, Mother," the "hybrid" feature film from Executive Producer Sheila Houlahan, is an Official Nominee of the 2022 Webby Awards in the following 3 Virtual and Remote Categories: Media & Entertainment, Technical Achievement, and Best Audience Integration.
Jeremy Berlin Named Editorial Director at Hidden Compass, a publication of award-winning stories of exploration
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Hidden Compass, a women-founded media company uniting audiences with the humans, causes, and possibilities behind award-winning stories of exploration, has added another seasoned editor to its staff. The California-based startup recently announced Jeremy Berlin as its editorial director.
BRENTWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Choice Fine Art announces the grand opening of their first gallery Choice Contemporary on April 9, 2022 in Brentwood, California. This gallery marks a new development for the Choice Fine Art brand as an authority in specialized collections of contemporary art. Choice Contemporary merges the excitement of pop culture into the beauty and sophistication of fine art.
Music News: Actress Who Portrayed ‘The Voice of Marilyn’ In 1993 Cult Classic Film Releases New Album
LAKE ARROWHEAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Singer, Songwriter and Actress Miss Cortney Page, 57, has an album called "The Voice of Marilyn" and has 19 songs on iTunes. Cortney Page is the voice of Marilyn Monroe in the 1993 cult classic "Calendar Girl," starring Jason Priestley.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing "Unboxed: Essays on Learning to Trust Myself to Stop Doing the Things I Hate" (ISBN: 979-8985225327), the first book by coach Lauren Schwarzfeld. In the book, Schwarzfeld shares the diverse life experiences she earned by trying on various careers.
Stacy Mayer’s New Book, ‘Promotions Made Easy’ Reveals How Corporate Women Get Promoted to The Executive Suite
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In 2018, less than 10% of senior executives at the world's largest Fortune 500 companies were women. But it wasn't from lack of trying. Women were becoming better managers, but still weren't getting promoted to executive leadership positions. Stacy Mayer took on this problem as a personal challenge. She vowed to change the way organizations did business from the C-Suite out and she set about doing it, one executive-level promotion at a time.
Pop R&B Singer-Songwriter and Actress JADE Debuts Celestial Original Dance Single ‘Lucky Stars’ Airing on MTV and BETJams
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Classy in style, massive in appeal and savvy beyond her years, singer/songwriter and actress JADE has taken her time to learn her craft and study the business before jumping into it. The strategy is set to pay off like triple-cherry jackpots with her vibrant debut single and video, "Lucky Stars" (dropping on the artist's own TS2 Records imprint).
PLEASANTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Soul Food Cookout and Festival is an exclusive, two-day weekend event being held on September 17 and 18, 2022 at the Alameda Fairgrounds. In its 12th year, this year's lineup will feature some of the state's top food vendors, hottest R&B artists and gospel greats. What's more, Chef Milly, a celebrity chef from "Hell's Kitchen," is the food venue host at the heart of it all.
Bay Area Brewers Guild and Half Time Beverage Partner to Deliver Series of Mixed Packs, Starting with SF Beer Week Beers
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Bay Area Brewers Guild and Half Time Beverage have partnered to launch a series of unique guild-curated mixed packs to celebrate California craft beer and the robust Bay Area craft beer scene. This partnership with a national direct-to-consumer retailer means the Guild will be able to showcase its membership of independent and world-class craft breweries to beer lovers within and outside of the Bay Area.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing "Ketogenic Bodybuilding: A Natural Athlete's Guide to Competitive Savagery" (ISBN: 978-1956955071), the first book by Robert Sikes. The book is the result of Sikes' experiences as a professional bodybuilder and fitness coach.
Legacy Launch Pad Brings Award-Winning Business Book by Victor Orlovski and Vladimir Korovkin to U.S.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing an updated edition of "From Rhino to Unicorn: How Fortune 500 Companies Can Evolve for the Digital Era" (ISBN: 978-1951407995), an award-winning business book co-authored by Victor Orlovski and Vladimir Korovkin.
On Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022, Honor Those Who Risked Their Lives to Save Others, with Two Great Documentary Films
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Each year, the United Nations sets aside January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This day marks the liberation in 1945 of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps where between 1.1 and 1.5 million people died, most of them Jews. But while we remember those who perished in the Holocaust, let us also honor those who put their own lives on the line to rescue thousands destined for that fate.
Timely New Drama, ‘The Narrow Bridge,’ about the War Between Russia and The West Over Ukraine, now on Amazon Prime
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- GI-Films announces: What is really going on in Eastern Europe between Russia and Ukraine is the subject of a new movie "The Narrow Bridge" just released on Amazon Prime. Written and produced by Mirza Davitaia, and produced by GI-Films, "The Narrow Bridge" is about a young artist who must take up arms to defend Ukraine.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Scientology Network's Documentary Showcase marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day by airing "Big Sonia" and "Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child." The UN set aside January 27, the anniversary of the 1945 liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MuseWire has been selected by the panelists at Feedspot as one of the Top 60 Music Industry Blogs on the web. MuseWire covers music makers, music gear, the music business and related topics; established 2005. A publication of Neotrope. Edited by Christopher Simmons, a working tech journalist since 1984, and member ASCAP.
It’s Not Too Late to Celebrate This Holiday Season with Bruno Marc’s Oxfords, Chukka Boots, Casual Loafers and Chelsea Boots
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bruno Marc is offering its customers a limited 15% off deal using code: BMS10 for all types of shoes this holiday season on Bruno Marc's official site. Bruno Marc is a luxury shoe line for men that focuses on designing, manufacturing, and distributing fashionable shoe wear.
Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases Dan Sykes Memoir About Finding Life-Changing Relief from Somatic Work
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the first book by entrepreneur Dan Sykes, the founder of the Somatic Training Network, a company dedicated to the learning and sharing about somatic arts and practices from around the world.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 2021 has been an impressive year for singer-songwriter Vandi Lynnae, who has continued to release a steady flow of singles, from heartfelt ballads to EDM remixes over the past twelve months. Her latest release, 'Holiday Healing,' is a Christmas album that will be available on the 24th of December 2021.
TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Publishers Newswire, a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its annual "books to bookmark" list of 11 new and interesting reads from small publishers and self-published authors across the U.S. These books are often overlooked due to not coming from major traditional book publishing houses.
SAN RAMON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announces an Elegant East Bay New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel, Dec. 31, 2021. Includes a live band, Top Secret Variety Dance Band, in the Bishop Ranch Grand Ballroom.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With more than 31,000 YouTube video views for her March debut single release, "Persian Drip," Arzu is set to drop her next single. On December 1, 2021, the female Persian rapper will release "Come Back," written as a tribute to her recently deceased mother.
Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale announce special guests David E. Talbert, Bill Rogers, and Drew Tablak at 2021 Holiday POPS...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Golden State Pops Orchestra announces director David E. Talbert, voice actor Bill Rogers, and singer Drew Tablak as special guests for the "Holiday POPS Spectacular" on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 8 p.m. The concert will be held at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, Calif., and will include two world premieres: A musical suite from the movie "Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey," and a new work for narrator and orchestra based on music from the motion picture "Elf" titled "How Buddy the Elf Saved Christmas."
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The 3rd Annual Art Fur Paws Online Auction to benefit the Sacramento SPCA will be live at Witherell's from November 18 to December 2, 2021. Now in its third year, this two-week auction will feature artwork by many of the region's finest artists, as well as antiques, collectibles, and jewelry, all donated by Sacramento SPCA supporters.
Burn-In: A Doctors Guide to Finding Happiness — Legacy Launch Pad Publishing releases book by Dr. Patrick Tran
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing "Burn-In: A Doctors Guide to Finding Happiness, Avoiding Burnout and Catching FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early)" (ISBN 978-19514079-0), the second book by Dr. Patrick Tran.
True Joy for the Retired: new book reveals breakthrough in unleashing the power of appreciation, love and inclusion between generations
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paulina Kay has released a new book entitled "True Joy for the Retired, A Holistic Approach to Spreading the Love to Our Forgotten Elderly" (ISBN: 978-1773710075). It shows the young and old how to overcome: the deeply rooted Disconnection between generations; the often heartbreaking loneliness and hopelessness of the elderly; and the fear about getting older.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Golden State Pops Orchestra / Friends of the GSPO nonprofit arts organization announces that they will now be doing business as the Entertainment in Music Association. The purpose of the association will be to support passion and creativity through the art and entertainment of music. This includes governing and funding the Golden State Pops Orchestra ensemble and other new projects related to music entertainment.
Bullying Prevention Month 2021: Rock for Human Rights (R4HR) Says Tackling Bullying is a Matter of Life and Death
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bullying is a serious, often life-threatening issue. For Bullying Prevention Month, the Church of Scientology International shares the story of a humanitarian who found a simple way to change the culture of bullying to one of compassion. Rock for Human Rights (R4HR) launched its "30 Days-30 Rights" human rights school concert tour across America.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Robaba Mohammadi, Afghanistan's most famous artist, who paints with her mouth due to a birth defect which denies her the use of her limbs, is reacting to the Taliban's recent takeover of her homeland by building a movement to honor Heroes everywhere, and seeks assistance from those who share her goals with the Robaba Art and Cultural Center.
ARCADIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- World of Illumination - the producer of the world's largest drive-through animated light show - is unveiling a brand new theme park called Reindeer Road in Arcadia, California. Slated to open November 17 at Santa Anita Park, the show's construction is already underway and presale tickets are now on sale.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Golden State Pops Orchestra announces their Return to the Stage with the "Holiday POPS Spectacular" on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at 8pm in the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, CA. Celebrate the holiday season with Maestro Steven Allen Fox, Resident Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba, and the Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale with a festive performance of timeless holiday film music, traditional favorites, special guests, and snow!
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Founder and CEO of Sneakerhabbit, Leon Fontaine had always dreamt of creating an apparel line for avid lovers of sneakers. Leon has been deeply involved in the fashion industry for years and has worked with renowned iconic brands like Kanye West, Ed Hardy, Saint Laurent, and Giorgio Armani This has kept his passion alive and has been a form of training leading up to the realization of his own dream.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 3Films Entertainment has made an official disclosure, confirming that star actress and writer Hera Anderson will play the leading role in their highly anticipated LGBT short film "The Black Rose." At the helm of the production of the LGBT short film "The Black Rose" is Alexander Kurbonov as the Production Manager. Also boarding as the director is Sinan Yalvac.
Valley Relics Museum acquires collection of 3,000 advertising characters once housed in the Museum of Modern Mythology
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Valley Relics Museum of Van Nuys, California, has acquired a collection of 3,000 advertising characters once housed in the galleries of the Museum of Modern Mythology in San Francisco, founder Tommy Gelinas announced today.
Social Activist and Dancer AM Davies Introduces New BIPOC Hosts to Share Mic on ‘Yes, a Stripper’ Podcast
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- An iconic veteran of Hollywood's nightlife scene, AM Davies (AMD) has been working with and advocating for dancers and workers within the sex community for nearly two decades. She is the Secretary of Strippers United (formerly Soldiers of Pole), an organization which works to unionize dancers and has hosted her podcast, "Yes, a Stripper" Podcast (YAS Podcast) for the past year and a half as an educational resource for inquiring listeners.
Los Angeles-Based Indie Film Director Lakpathy Wijesekara’s Feature Film ‘Free By Noon’ To Hit Theaters In October
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Los Angeles-based, Sri Lankan filmmaker, Lakpathy Wijesekara's latest feature film "Free By Noon" starring John Eisen, Raechel Wong, Justine Herron and Melissa Howell will be theatrically released in Los Angeles from October 15 to October 21, 2021 at the Laemmle theater in Glendale.
Legacy Launch Pad releases ‘MAKE YOUR MOVE’ business book by navy captain-turned-entrepreneur Gene Moran
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the second book by entrepreneur Gene Moran, founder and president of the consulting firm Capitol Integration. "Make Your Move: Charting Your Post-Military Career" (ISBN 978-1-951407-79-7) synthesizes Moran's experiences.
ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MAGLITE and Trekin outdoors! have formed a partnership which will highlight the outdoor adventures of the Trekin Outdoors! team and will include the generous use of Trekin Outdoors! footage in the MAGLITE social media and offer fans of Trekin Outdoors! the chance to win MAGLITE products.
VENICE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Beyond Baroque, one of the nation's leading independent Literary Arts Centers, has announced the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund. The fund, named in honor of Beyond Baroque alumna and U.S. Presidential Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman, will provide $10,000 to young poets of color.
BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Award-winning Toastmaster Jeff Rector, of Toastmasters International District 52, invites film industry professionals and film enthusiasts to secure their VIP All-Access Passes to the Festival Screenings, Red Carpet Events, Parties and Closing Night Dinner & Gala Awards Show. The Burbank International Film Festival (BIFF) is proud to celebrate its 13th anniversary in the "Media Capital of the World."
Legacy Launch Pad Publishing releases new business book for female entrepreneurs and CEOs by Mimi Maclean
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is releasing the first book by angel investor, CPA, Columbia Business School alumni, non-profit founder and podcaster Mimi MacLean. "How to Be a Badass Female CEO: Slay the Competition and Reach the Top" (ISBN: 978-1951407681) is designed to help women succeed in male-dominated roles.