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Obama’s Clemency Process Unfairly Excludes White-Collar Fraudsters, says Jailed Actor Steve Comisar

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The exclusive Presidential power of clemency has historically been used to grant harshly sentenced inmates an early release from federal prison. According to imprisoned actor Steve Comisar, President Obama is unfairly using his power to grant clemency to mostly African American drug offenders, while leaving out nearly everyone else.
New Comedy CD by Jackie Fabulous

New Comedy CD by Jackie Fabulous released by Uproar Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of "Who Is Jackie Fabulous?" Recorded in front of a live audience at Harvey's Comedy Club in Portland, Oregon this CD features the multi-talented Jackie Fabulous - a comedic force to be reckoned with.
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Tack Artist Group Launches TACKTalks: An Innovative Educational Conference for Beauty Industry Artists Looking to Grow Their Personal Brands

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Tack Artist Group – a premier artist management, production, and branding agency – will be holding its inaugural TACKTalks conference in Los Angeles, Calif. on September 7, 2016. Designed for beauty industry artists looking to cultivate their personal brands into viable businesses, the exclusive event will offer up to 300 attendees an unprecedented opportunity to learn from and network with a panel of the industry’s top beauty influencers, insiders, and success stories.

Enchanting evening of outdoor Shakespeare awaits at Old Stone House in Brooklyn as Brad Fryman takes on Sir Toby Belch

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LanDan Consulting announces that Brad Fryman (Artistic Director - Oberon Theatre) takes on the role of Toby Belch in South Brooklyn Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" directed by Paul Molnar and Dee Byrd-Molnar. Recent appearances include: the world premiere of Chris Boal's "Pimm's Mission," directed by Terry O'Brien at 59e59, "A Wilder Christmas" under the helm of Dan Wackerman, and "The Drawer Boy" directed by Alex Dinelaris at the SoHo PlayHouse.

An Exquisite Evening of Music and Dance Honoring The Culture and Contributions of Africans Across The Diaspora

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brought to you by The Adinkra Group, "Birthright 2016" is a captivating evening of live intergenerational performances by Washington D.C.'s most talented African dance and drumming ensemble and special invited guests. A night of elegance, August 20, 2016, with guests sheathed in African chic couture sets the back drop for the electric and inviting atmosphere attendees have come to know and love when attending this event.

Brand New Novel Challenges Stereotypes by Featuring a Muslim Heroine

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At the peak of a highly controversial election year, a new thriller for young-adults has recently been published featuring a teenaged Muslim girl as the protagonist. "The Storyteller and the Terrorist in Our Newsfeeds," by Amina Derbi, is about the rise and fall of seventeen-year-old Najmah Qamar, a passionate storyteller who ends up living through her worst fears as her tales come to life.
Steve Comisar

Movie Rights to Life Story of Actor-Felon Steve Comisar up for Grabs to Hollywood Filmmakers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Studios love to make movies about con men and audiences have spent over one billion dollars watching these exciting films. Enter Steve Comisar, an actor who has appeared in numerous movies, TV shows, and commercials. He is also a convicted con man finishing the last year of a 15-year prison sentence for fraud.
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‘Empty Box of Wine’ Selected for San Francisco Frozen Film Festival

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Chart-topping musical artist and Los Angeles-based filmmaker Michael C. Perry today announced that his film "Empty Box of Wine" has been selected for the upcoming San Francisco Frozen Film Festival. Perry is the lead singer in the band, Jour Majesty, who last year rose to #2 on the indie folk charts; his entry into the film festival accompanies the upcoming Jour Majesty album, "Empty Box of Wine."

Johnny Depp Statue Shows Concern for Dogs in Custody Battle with Amber Heard

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Teen sculptor Rodman Edwards has created a statue of Johnny Depp and his dogs in the midst of the actor's divorce proceedings with wife Amber Heard, portraying the actor as winning custody of their dogs. The sculpture, shown with saddened dogs, is being unveiled by Cory Allen Contemporary Art in St. Petersburg, Florida in August.

Eternalmind Entertainment and the $200 Million Al Muhaymin Media Fund Announce Their Upcoming Slate of Hollywood Films

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eternalmind Entertainment Group, U.S based entertainment film production/distribution company, in collaboration with Al Muhaymin Media Fund (AMF), has announced its new slate of Hollywood film projects along with the world premiere of their much awaited $27 Million budget action drama "Mobster - A Call for the New Order."

The South Austin Moonlighters to Release Their Brand New Studio Album ‘Ghost Of A Small Town’ on July 12, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas, June 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On July 12 The South Austin Moonlighters will be releasing "Ghost of a Small Town," which features 13 brand new songs including their new single "You, Love and Me." The album will be available on iTunes, on their website, on Amazon, CD Baby, at the shows and at Waterloo Records and discriminating independent record stores everywhere!
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Actor Brian White to Host the 3rd Annual City of Angels After Party BET Experience Weekend

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DP Entertainment and Chuckie Miller announce actor Brian White ("Scandal," "Chicago Fire") to host a night of dancing and entertainment with professionals from around the country, June 24. The "BET Experience at L.A. Live" will bring together thousands of music lovers for a four-day, jam-packed entertainment fest.
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New Comedy CD by Steven Briggs 'Whiskey Dick' released by Uproar Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Steven Briggs' first comedy CD "Whiskey Dick." Recorded in front of a live audience at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Washington, this CD "introduces a new kind of comedic voice, one which can't be placed into any particular box."
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Celebrity Mgr. Theodore ‘Ted’ Myles Terry Announces Success of ‘Turn Me Loose’ NY Theatrical Performance Honoring Dick Gregory

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Theodore "Ted" Myles Terry, a Hollywood celebrity manager and former radio disc jockey, is celebrating the success of his brainchild, "Turn Me Loose," a one-man biographical adaptation of the life and times of Dick Gregory, the critically acclaimed master comedian, social/civil rights activist and humanitarian. Terry has been an integral part of Dick Gregory's management team since 1998, managing Gregory's engagement scheduling, website, the Dick Gregory Foundation, and more.
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International Band with a Conscience SAG7 Features a Human Band Fronted by a Virtual Lead Singer

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It is rare when something unique appears on the music scene but SAG7 may be truly one-of-a-kind by being a self-help movement and a musical group. Their first single, "Forget You," which features live musicians and vocalists with a virtual lead singer called Sagittarius A * and the participation of best-selling author Natascha Kampusch, is part of an ongoing movement to raise human potentiality.

Uproar Entertainment releases new stand-up comedy CD by edgy-raw comedian John Moses

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of John Moses' second CD 'Upper Middle Trash,' recorded in front of a live audience. John Moses has been delightfully offending audiences throughout the United States, Canada and the U.K. for more than 10 years.

Isn't It Possible to Save the Frogs? asks Paraphrase LLC in Support of Save The Frogs Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'Little Green' book publisher, Paraphrase, LLC, pledges support for Save The Frogs Day 2016. Did you know there is a 'Save The Frogs Day'? You may have read or heard at some point in the last few years about the alarming rate of disappearance of frogs in the world. While you might ask why this is important, frogs are essential to many ecosystems around the world.

Syntax Creative partners with Children's Music Arm of Elevation Church

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Syntax Creative is pleased to announce a new deal with Elevation Church, which Outreach Magazine named in 2015 the 15th largest church in America. Pastored by Steven Furtick, the multi-site church with 20,000 weekly attendees calls over a dozen locations home, including its base in Matthews, North Carolina. Elevation Church will release its second Kids Worship album, 'One In a Million,' worldwide on April 29.

On the Run 2 Rio in Long Beach: Fundraiser for Cape Verdean Olympic Contender Jordin Andrade

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. born track and field champion Jordin Andrade has never been to his native country, Cape Verde, but the Olympic hopeful has their full support. On Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 4 p.m., 'On the Run 2 Rio,' a celebration fundraiser is being held in his honor. The event will take place at the El Dorado Park West Social Center, in Long Beach, Calif.

Ultimate Silicon Valley Party Mixer and 2016 San Francisco Charity Ball co-sponsored by Professionals Guild

SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announced today it is co-sponsoring two large April 2016 dance/networking parties: one in Silicon Valley; the other, a Charity Ball to cure blindness, in San Francisco.

Healthy Earth Music & Arts Fest Debuts Earth Day Weekend, in L.A. at Leimert Park

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Earth Day Weekend will hold special significance this year when the inaugural Healthy Earth Music and Arts Fest makes its premiere in Los Angeles' historic Leimert Park, Saturday, April 23. In addition to this multi-cultural, sustainable lifestyle event, produced by Transmedia 360, encouraging health and environmental awareness, the festival will feature the unveiling of the humanitarian organization, Cure4Hunger's (C4H) new agricultural technology.

Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by Jodi Miller 'No Child Left Behind'

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Jodi Miller's first comedy CD 'NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND.' Recorded in front of a live audience at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash., this CD is instantly a hilariously relatable, and spontaneously pushes the envelope. This is Jodi's first recording for Uproar Entertainment.

Django Unchained Actress Daniele Watts stars in SCRATCH Horror-Comedy Film

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- After directing over a dozen short films, French filmmaker Tristan Convert announced he has directed his first feature, 'SCRATCH,' an original horror comedy starring Daniele Watts ('Django Unchained'), for which he has launched an Indiegogo campaign, to reach $10K for finishing funds. Set in Los Angeles's known-to-be haunted Old Zoo, 'SCRATCH' is one of the first, if not the first, found footage films shot entirely on an Apple iPhone 6.

Autism EDU Educational Tools for April Autism Awareness Month Bring Topics of Autism into Classrooms

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism non-profit, today announced Autism EDU, a collection of free educational tools for educators and parents to teach autism topics in inclusive classrooms. Video files, e-books, apps, student handouts and curriculum guides are downloadable via Geek Club Books website.

Actor Massi Furlan plays Anthony Servidone in New Movie 'Live by Night' directed by Ben Affleck

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Actor Massi Furlan takes on the role of Anthony Servidone opposite Ben Affleck in 'Live by Night' a 1920's prohibition-era American crime film written and directed by Affleck and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio. The film is based on the novel by Dennis Lehane, is being distributed by Warner Bros and slated to hit the theaters in 2017.

Uproar Entertainment announces new Comedy CD by Funny Man Josh Adams

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Josh Adams' first comedy CD 'LIVE FROM THE DROP.' Recorded in front of a live audience at The Drop Comedy Club in South Bend Indiana, Adams delivers a clever, laid back, in your face look at the world in which we live accented with heavy hitting jokes.

Covert Entertainment announces New Single 'Miss Jill on 108th' by Gay Hip Hop Artist RAHCCY

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Covert Entertainment's 23-year-old powerhouse performer, Rahccy is packing pain, pushing power, igniting love and stirring the fever in her every verse with the release of her debut single, 'Miss Jill on 108th.' Young, gifted and unapologetically gay, Rahccy is knocking down musical walls and rebuilding them her way, single-handedly revamping hip hop and restructuring its current status quo.

5th Annual Comics Rock! 2016 adds Headliner Marsha Warfield in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Five years of funny is no small feat when you are a female in a male dominated industry coordinating an annual comedy fest. In fact, it is literally not a joke. But comedienne Hope Flood has handled it with amazing finesse and style as her Comics Rock! Convention returns, April 26 to 30, 2016 at J. Anthony Brown's JSpot Comedy Club.

Help Fund Horror Indie MALEVOLENT with Voice Talent of Ray Wise, Morena Baccarin and William Shatner

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Coverage Ink Films, producers of the animated horror thriller 'Malevolent' have launched an IndieGogo campaign. The goal is to reach $45K for finishing funds. The film stars Ray Wise, Morena Baccarin, Bill 'Choptop' Moseley and sci-fi legend William Shatner. 'Malevolent' combines horror and sci-fi into an original, time-twisting concoction.

Actor Zak Lee Guarnaccia scores role in 'LIVE BY NIGHT' by Ben Affleck and Launches X3S Bench

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Zak Lee Guarnaccia is a multifaceted actor, Hollywood stuntman, filmmaker, martial artist and fitness expert, whose career has been evolving in film, television, martial arts and fitness for well-over two decades. Guarnaccia is thrilled to join the cast on 'Live by Night' - the upcoming American crime film, written and directed by the Oscar-winning director Ben Affleck, based on the 2012 novel by Dennis Lehane and distributed by Warner Bros.

Project Enterprise Ready for Warp: Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols Joins Team to Rebuild Famous Starship

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Star Trek fans and those with interest in movie history have the chance to 'boldly go where no man has gone before.' The original iconic movie model of the USS Enterprise used in the first six Star Trek films is about to be rebuilt, Project Enterprise announced today.

New Comedy CD, GROWER, by Brett Hamil announced by Uproar Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Brett Hamil's first comedy CD 'GROWER' on Feb. 12, 2016. In his punchy, fast-moving act Hamil talks about sex, psychedelics, his 'dog entourage,' marrying into secular Judaism, and what it means to feel trapped in one's beard.

50 Shades of Hell: 'Area Code 666' is a New Approach to Modern Fiction

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Author-filmmaker-musician John Scott G is creating the world's first omnibus novel. Interweaving nine novels, dozens of short stories, numerous comedy routines, and a great deal of political satire, 'Area Code 666' is being serialized on Ga-Ga.com, the new online magazine of the arts (in BETA).

California Basketball Asssociation Selects Center Renardo Sidney as Men's First-Ever Player

COMPTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Former Mississippi State star Renardo Sidney was the first player taken in the inaugural California Basketball Association's draft Sunday January 10, 2016. In all, 48 players were selected by six different CBA men's teams over eight rounds to play in the new professional basketball league. Free Agent tryouts are Saturday January 23, 2016 at 5 p.m. at the USESS Center in Compton, Calif.

New hit single Aktive announced by KING OF THA HILLS – artist aktively collabs with Zaytoven and Young Dro

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- KING OF THA HILLS (K.O.T.H.) makes music business history with the release of their new hit single called 'Aktive' which is now available on music outlets and is produced by multi-platinum producer Zaytoven (Xavior Dotson).

Too Broke For Therapy: Uproar Entertainment Releases First Stand-Up Comedy CD by Nick Cobb

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Nick Cobb's first comedy CD, 'Too Broke For Therapy' to be released January 15, 2016. Uproar Entertainment is committed to recording and promoting today's most talented comedians.

PhotoLA 2016: Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury to Dedicate Exhibit to World Peace

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A&I, the fine art photographic printing and services company, will present the work of award-winning photojournalist Tish Lampert at its booth #816 at PhotoLA. The exhibit is part of Lampert's 15-year series on the landmark protests of our times. Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative of the UN, will dedicate the exhibition in a special event highlighting his world peace initiative.
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Bestselling Author Thornton Cline to Bring 'Magical Musical Plants' to Calif. Libraries and NAMM

ANAHEIM, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bestselling author and award-winning songwriter, Thornton Cline will bring his latest published children's book, 'The Amazing Magical Musical Plants' (ISBN: 978-1574243253) to Anaheim, Calif., for a free multimedia book event tour of the Anaheim Public Libraries on January 19-24, 2016.

'Iterations in Stone' Exhibit Opens at The Desert Light Gallery with Art Photographer Ken Cook

KELSO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Desert Light Gallery, located in Mojave National Preserve's Kelso Visitors Center, Kelso California, announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, 'Iterations in Stone,' (Jan. 4 - March 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday). The exhibit is an Artists in Residence exhibition from art photographer Ken Cook.

Breakout Film by Urbanstylz and Director Antonio James Sets Precedent for Low Budget Returns

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Urbanstylz Entertainment, the independent production company, announced today that its first feature film, 'Trey the Movie,' which was produced for just $68, has grossed more than $150,000 in multiple channels of digital distribution while garnering attention at numerous film festivals. The film tells the story of a man whose life is so overwhelming that he snaps killing everyone in his path. It was Mr. James' directorial debut.

'Winter on Fire' Director Evgeny Afineevsky Awarded by Ukrainian President

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- American-Russian Business Council (ARBC) is pleased to announce that its member and director of the Netflix original documentary 'Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom,' Evgeny Afineevsky, has been awarded the Medal of the Cross of Ivan Mazepa by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

Donald Trump the poster child for Excessivism, says L.A. artist Kaloust Guedel

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- We've all heard the phrase, 'Art imitates life.' And it could not ring truer than in how a new contemporary art movement, Excessivism, founded by American artist, Kaloust Guedel, that showcases the excessiveness present in people's lives, correlates to Donald Trump's bid for the GOP presidential nomination.

The Miracle of You: new music fuses talents of Paul Luftenegger and NY Times best-selling author Anita Moorjani

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Multi award-winning singer, songwriter and composer Paul Luftenegger and New York Times best-selling author Anita Moorjani, whose hugely successful book 'Dying to be Me' chronicles her struggle with cancer and her near death experience with heaven , are jointly releasing an album to inspire self-love, 'The Miracle of You.'

Charles Wright's A Million $ Worth of Memories Presents Soul Music New Year's Eve in Beverly Hills

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Join us at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif., at 8 p.m. for the funky grooves of headliner Charles Wright and The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band! Special musical guests include The Original Lakeside, Bloodstone and Chante Moore will keep the stage hot until the ball drops. A champagne toast and party favors help you bring in 2016 with fireworks, fun and soul music from many decades.

Author A.A. Jones Takes Plunge in Underwater Pole Dance for Re-Release of 'Tilt' Memoir

BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A.A. Jones is re-releasing her memoirs, 'Tilt Diary of a Virgin Stripper' (ISBN: 978-1257802869) just in time for holiday reading. Instead of doing it with a bang however, the self-confessed housewife by day and exotic dancer by night has taken a plunge instead. 'Plunge' is the title of a provocative yet inspirational pole dance shot underwater by world-renowned photographer Brett Stanley.

D-List Actor Steve Comisar Joins Social Media Superstars to Jumpstart Career afrer Prison

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Actor Steve Comisar has appeared in numerous films, TV shows, and commercials. He is also a felon completing the last year of a 15-year federal prison sentence for fraud. The unique combination of felon and actor is apparently very appealing to the public. Just ask Comisar's half a million Twitter followers or the over one million fans that have viewed his YouTube videos.

Arab-Latina Beauty Sofia Hanan Runs for Miss California USA Despite Backlash Towards Arabs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Regardless of America's focus on 'white nationalism,' Palestinian-Latina-American Sofia Hanan continues on her quest to become Miss California USA 2016. The U.S. has become ultra sensitive to the idea of outsiders living amongst them. Fears heightened after recent Paris attacks and the on-going manhunt for its coordinator.

Digital Spiritual Resort: Celebrated Hollywood Creatives Launch a Unique New Form of Entertainment

MALIBU, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This is The Frequency presents 'The Digital Spiritual Resort,' a totally original and anarchic form of interactive entertainment that turns enlightenment, meditation and philosophy on its head. The Frequency experience uses music, humor and drama to explore the deepest issues of existence, and offers insights that will help you overcome the obstacles you face in getting the life you want.

National Foundation for Military Family Support teams with The Charitable Mint to launch two initiatives

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Helping to weave a critically needed safety net for our nation's soldiers and their loved ones, the non-profit National Foundation for Military Family Support (NFMFS) has joined forces with The Charitable Mint to battle urgent needs military families are facing not met by other sources.

Crown Diva Boot Camp Event helps Miss Calif. USA Contestants Take Performance to Next Level Nov.21

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Beauty pageants are sometimes criticized for being overly competitive, cut throat and an advantage to the wealthy due to high costs of preparing for and participating in the pageant, says Stephanie Farrell of Miss Greater Bay Area, Calif. California's state pageant, owned and operated by Top 10 Productions of Southern Calif., works with several independent regional directors who host preliminary pageants that qualify contestants for the Miss California USA(R) and Miss California Teen USA(R) pageants.

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