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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.'
CORONA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sandy Spin Slade, Inc., the company that created Skillastics(R), the successful series of games for the educational market, is excited to announce the launch of the indoor/outdoor family fitness game FITIVITIES(TM).
Art-In-Relation announces West Coast Premiere of 'Frankenstein The Musical' at the Ernest Borgnine Theatre
LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jonas Sills and Ray Buffer today announced their new performing arts company in Long Beach called Art-In-Relation (AIR). Art-In-Relation's first production, 'Frankenstein The Musical' will open Oct. 23 at the Ernest Borgnine Theatre inside the Scottish Rite Event Center in Long Beach. The two producers also appear in this powerful production, as Victor Frankenstein and The Creature, respectively.
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.
Teams from all armed service branches to launch personal watercraft in 'Never Quit Challenge' 2014 in Calif.
TUSTIN, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's time for several teams of war-injured military veterans and active servicemen participating in the 'Never Quit Challenge' organized by Shawn Alladio to put their personal watercraft into the Pacific Ocean and do what they've always done - finish the job. Event to help Wounded Veterans Charities.
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.
VISTA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Stars and Stripes Events, a concert production company located in Escondido, Calif., is promoting a surf rock concert with former members of eight of the best known famous surf rock bands of the sixties. The promoter will donate 10 percent of ticket sales directly to Wounded Warrior Homes also located in Vista Calif. The 'Legends of Surf Music' concert is at the Moonlight Amphitheatre in Vista on October 25.
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.
New virtual reality commercial entertainment division launched by ImmersiON-VRelia and International Immersion Industries
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ImmersiON-VRelia today announced the launch of the immersive industry's first-ever virtual reality commercial entertainment division. The new division will be dedicated to providing head mounted displays and content to amusement parks, visitor attractions, immersive cinemas and promotional platforms. The division is the result of a new partnership between ImmersiON-VRelia and International Immersion Industries.
Calif. Assemblymember Hall Statement on AB 1576, requiring condom use in adult films, was held in Senate Appropriations Committee
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D – Los Angeles) released the following statement after his AB 1576, requiring...
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.
Elite athletes from CrossFit Community featured in Bosma's 'Elite Athleticism: Beauty, Brawn, and Solitude' Photo Exhibit
BREA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The California Center of Digital Arts announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, 'Elite Athleticism: Beauty, Brawn, and Solitude,' July 11-18, 2014, a thematic exhibition from photographer John Bosma. The Center will host a wine and cheese Artists Reception on July 11 from 6-9 p.m. with an artist talk at 7 p.m.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AB 1839, the California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act of 2014, cleared a major legislative hurdle...
Calif. Legislation to Require STD Testing & Condoms in Adult Films Approved by Senate Labor Committee – AB 1576
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legislation by Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D – Los Angeles) to require documentation of condom or other personal...
UK Band, Unsung Lilly, steers Charity Fundraiser at The Mint in L.A., supporting Better Vision For Children
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The British are coming! There will be a British invasion at The Mint, Los Angeles' legendary cultural enclave for live music, on Saturday, July 19 when Global Journey Media presents popular UK artists, the singing duo, Unsung Lilly, in a benefit concert performance for Better Vision For Children (BVC).
BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Top automotive design will take center stage at the third annual 2014 Downtown Burbank Car Classic on July 26 from 3 to 9 p.m. Included will be a Red Carpet Expo with celebrity vehicles from film and television, along with a display of legendary cars from the Petersen Automotive Museum and The World Famous West Coast Customs.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Los Angeles Music Network (LAMN) is pleased to announce the winning artists of Round #1 of its Rock / Pop and Urban / R&B / Hip Hop music contests: Sad Robot and Hewan, respectively. Sad Robot and Hewan advance to the semi finals along with Young Beautiful In A Hurry and Zach Jones (rock), and Lydia Rene and Trademark (urban).
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.'
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Legislation by Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D – Los Angeles) to require condoms or other personal protective equipment in...
SUN VALLEY, Calif. and WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) is proud to announce the winner of...
70th Anniversary of D-Day recongnized in Los Angeles with events by non-profit Heritage League of the Second Air Division
VAN NUYS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Heritage League of the Second Air Division, and celebrated philanthropists Jane and Bert Boeckmann of Galpin Ford, today announced today they have joined forces to honor WWII Veterans at the 70th Anniversary D-Day Luncheon at the 94th Aero Squadron in Van Nuys on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 10 a.m. All WWII Veterans, friends and family are encouraged and invited to attend.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California-based Mojo Sports, makers of interactive sports and entertainment equipment, announced today that their flagship product, the Mojo Pitching Cage(TM), is the 'Official Pitching Cage of The Million Dollar Arm Pitching Contest' featured in the movie 'The Million Dollar Arm.'
Two Pedals Publishing Announces its Guide to Green Fabrics, Eco-Friendly Textiles for Fashion and Interior Design
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Two Pedals Publishing(TM) announced today the release of its full suite of books and other materials related to its new title, 'Guide to Green Fabrics, Eco-Friendly Textiles for Fashion and Interior Design' (ISBN: 9780975298398) the ultimate eco-fiber reference guide for instructors, textiles professionals, design students, fashion and interior designers, product manufacturers, and home sewing aficionados wanting to learn more about the latest developments in green textiles.
Los Angeles Music Network's 2014 ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests welcome sponsor Send2Press News Service
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Los Angeles Music Network (LAMN) is delighted to announce a returning sponsor of its upcoming 2014 ROCK and URBAN LAMN Jam Music Contests ('LAMN Jams') happening this spring in Los Angeles. Send2Press(R) Newswire, a unit of Neotrope(R), will again be the official press release service, helping to take LAMN Jams to a new level.
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.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Music industry guru, Loren Weisman, author of 'The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business' (ISBN: 978-1608325788) and co-founder of Artists Bridge, a new music industry resource hub, will be at the 2014 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books from April 12-13 at booth 934.
Alegria Fresh, Orange County Produce and Filtrexx Corporation launch the 'Farm of the Future' at the Great Park in Irvine
IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California-based Alegria Fresh, in collaboration with Orange County Produce, LLC and Filtrexx Corporation, today announced the launch of the 'Farm of the Future' hydroponic and organic farming demonstration center at the Great Park in Irvine. The demonstration center just completed a new organic food production farm using GardenSoxx.
MONROVIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot qualified to advance to the 2014 First Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships as a result of their strong performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held near Sacramento at the former McClellan Air Force Base this past weekend, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today.
Calif. State Assembly Arts and Entertainment Committee Green Lights the Film and Television Job Creation Act by Bocanegra and Gatto
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AB 1839, the California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act of 2014 passed the Assembly Arts, Entertainment,...
25th Annual Laguna College of Art and Design Event to Honor Philanthropists Terry Smith and Wayne Peterson
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announces its Collector's Choice 25th Anniversary Celebration from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the main campus, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach, CA, 92651. The 25th Annual Collector's Choice honors Terry Smith and Wayne Peterson, as honorary chairs.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology subsidiary of Prime Focus (BSE:532748) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire DAX LLC, 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.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Celebrity talk show host and comedian Ellen DeGeneres was sent a selfie machine two years ago, she could have made history with it. The Quik Pod, from Fromm Works, Inc., the 'ultimate selfie machine' as described by the inventor, is an extendable smartphone holder with a built in selfie mirror.
Mission from Hollywood to Berlin Tackling Licensing and Copyright led by National Association of Record Industry Professionals
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The National Association of Record Industry Professionals (NARIP) led a delegation on a mission of commerce, culture and copyright advocacy from Hollywood to Berlin during September 2013 to stimulate entertainment economic activities in both countries. The mission resulted in music placements in American productions, including a German artist, and renewed interest in international creative collaborations.
Mojave National Preserve's Artist-in-Residence program to feature 'Mojave Moonlight' by Photographer Tom Lowe
BARSTOW, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'Creating a fine art exhibit for Mojave National Preserve's Artist-in-Residence program requires reflection, introspection, and then interpretation,' says Linda Slater, Chief of Interpretation, 'because artists have to develop a thematic from 1.6 million acres of visual communities and millennia of history.'
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Every one of us has been through the emotional roller coaster leading up to a first kiss and all of those sensations are presented in 'Good Night Kiss,' the latest country song from Shady Hill Records artist Sandra Piller, recorded at Rough Edges Studio in Nashville.
Five Queens and a Robot Win Top Honors at Los Angeles FIRST Tech Challenge Regional Championship Tournament
MONROVIA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot won the top Inspire Award at the Los Angeles FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) Regional Championship Tournament held at Monrovia this past Saturday, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today. Along with six other teams from cities ranging from Santa Barbara to San Diego, they advance to compete with top teams from eleven western states.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday appointed Ken Ziffren to be his chief advisor on motion picture and...
Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery says Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Highlights Need for New Addiction Treatment Methods
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Addiction experts are speaking out over Philip Seymour Hoffman's probable overdose death as a tragedy that could have been prevented. According to Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery, what most aren't saying is that many traditional recovery methods simply don't work in the long term.
Ian Ross Gallery in San Francisco to host joint exhibit 'Hard Candy' by John Waguespack and Katja Tapia
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Ian Ross Gallery in San Francisco is pleased to bring you its first two-person show for 2014. As a gallery committed to showing the work of local talents, we are very excited to be showing prolific San Francisco artist John Waguespack and introduce rising star Katja Tapia, both new to the Ian Ross Gallery.
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.
'In the Studio with MJ' features Matt Forger to hear true stories about the studio sessions that created 'Thriller,' and 'Bad'
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- What was it like to be in the recording studio as Michael Jackson created the iconic tracks for such monumental albums as 'Thriller,' 'Bad,' 'Dangerous,' 'HIStory,' and "Blood on the Dance Floor"? Truly dedicated fans will find out from two of the recording engineers who were there with MJ, Quincy Jones, and all the famous musicians as Matt Forger joins Brad Sundberg for the next 'In the Studio with MJ' session scheduled for February 8, 2014, in Orlando, Florida.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When it comes time for February 14, Valentines Day, most people think of romance, flowers, candy, and candlelit dinners. But children also celebrate by sending and receiving valentines, dreaming up DIY projects for their parents, siblings, and teachers -- and they are definitely pleased about the candy! Ruth Roberts Music also brings something sweet for the occasion.
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.'
CARLSBAD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Carlsbad attorney Stan Prowse was approached in early 2013 by the Andrea Kaye Financial News and Talk radio show to participate in a Legal Eagle series of segments focused on Family Law. Since that time seven segments have been produced and aired live on AM1450 San Diego and AM1510 Las Angeles.
Author D.L. Carroll's 'Sir Licksalot and The Arctic Fools' Receives Best Of The Year 2013 from Family Review Center
SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A new Children's Chapter Book, 'Sir Licksalot and The Arctic Fools' (ISBN: 978-1629076713), by author D.L. Carroll, officially releases with honors, awards, and 5 Star Reviews! This fast paced epic adventure will melt your heart, make you sweat, and give you goose bumps.
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.
New Year's 2014 at Sacramento Hilton hosted by Professionals Guild features Live Bands, DJ, for Eligible Bachelors and Bachelorettes
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild today announced its annual New Year's Eve Party, to be held at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West. Couples are also welcome to attend. The party starts at 8:30 p.m., Tues. Dec. 31, 2013. This Sacramento New Year's 2014 party includes three dance floors, two live bands, the Groove Thang Band and Innersoul band, as well as DJ Nic Javier.
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/ -- When elementary school teachers plan for their holiday entertainment programs, they turn to the Ruth Roberts' children's music catalog of song collections for Christmas, Halloween, Easter, Thanksgiving, Valentine's Day, and more. 'Ruth Roberts' specialty songs have been delighting children since 1973,' states Susan Nicoletti, of Goldenrod Music.
BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Burbank's own self-confessed housewife by day and stripper by night author, A.A. Jones was recently acknowledged as a 2013 Readers' Favorite Silver Medal Winner in the Relationships category for her memoir, 'Tilt Diary of a Virgin Stripper' (ISBN: 978-1257802869). The award ceremony was held in Miami.
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.'
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 111 Minna Gallery proudly presents the second installment of prolific San Francisco Artist, John Waguespack, who nearly sold out his first solo show with the gallery in 2012. Waguespack was the inaugural Artist-in-Residence at the Fairmont San Francisco and for the second year in a row has been selected to showcase work at Art Basel Miami's Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series. Waguespack will exhibit his latest work 'Climate Control' at 111 Minna Gallery through January 31, 2014.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Connie Tamaddon, author of 'Surprising Silhouettes' (ISBN: 978-0977801831) today announced release of 'Surprising Silhouettes 2' for Apple iPad. Tamaddon, a respected photographer, has a repeat performance with her unique use of light properties and shadows to create a clever read-out-loud guessing game that illustrates that not everything is as it first seems.
The Pacific Pinball Museum signs Letter of Intent with Alameda to restore the vacant Carnegie Library as its new home
ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- After more than a decade of preserving and promoting the game of pinball, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) is excited to announce it has signed a Letter of Intent with the City of Alameda to restore the vacant Carnegie Library as their new home. This magnificent 1902 building has sat vacant since 1998. This location will more than triple the museum's display capacity. The facility will also provide space for community events, classrooms, exhibits and many other expansions.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's never too early in your child's development to talk turkey - to teach them the meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday - and Ruth Roberts Music is making it fun with the release of 'The First Thanksgiving,' a collection of sing-along songs, all newly digitized and available on iTunes.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On the Saturday night before Thanksgiving 2013, country music artist Sandra Piller will perform a special show featuring songs written by her mother-in-law. What makes this sweet gesture interesting to music lovers is that the songs co-written by Ruth Roberts were hits for such stars as Doris Day, Debbie Reynolds, and The Lennon Sisters.
CULVER CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DAX, LLC, the leading provider of production workflow and media asset management applications and services to companies that produce, distribute and license audio-visual content is exhibiting at SMPTE 2013, annual conference and exhibition October 21-24, 2013.
CULVER CITY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Digital Dailies, the patented technology at the heart of DAX, the leading provider of production workflow and media asset management solutions to the entertainment industry, along with its inventor and DAX, LLC co-founder Josh C. Kline, have been honored by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with a Primetime Emmy Engineering Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Artist John Waguespack is the San Francisco winner of the 4th Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series for 'Uplifting,' a portrait of Kate Moss, one of the most influential models of our time. John was a Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series representative for San Francisco in 2012, this is his second year representing San Francisco at Art Basel, Miami 2013.