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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.

Join the sing-along fun with 'Valentine Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone' from Ruth Roberts Music

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.

Envy Corner says the sexiest gift you can give on Valentine's Day is yourself

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.'

San Diego Attorney Stanley D. Prowse featured on Andrea Kaye Radio Show 'Legal Eagle' Programs

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.

SoulDirection1 Helps Homeless through Contemporary Christian Music and Street Ministry

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.

Exhibition from photographer Kathy Curtis Cahill, 'Night Echoes' at The Calumet Gallery

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.

Christmas Sing-Along Songs from Ruth Roberts Music Are a Gift for the Whole Family

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.

Author of 'Tilt Diary of a Virgin Stripper' A.A. Jones wins 2013 Readers' Favorite Award

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.

'Mistletoe and You' Song and Video Bring Joy to Country Music Fans

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.'

Climate Control exhibition from artist John Waguespack opens at 111 Minna Gallery

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.

New Children's Book 'Surprising Silhouettes 2' Visualizes How People View the World

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.

The Joy of 'The First Thanksgiving' Can be Yours in Songs for the Whole Family

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.

The Gardenia in Hollywood welcomes Country Artist Sandra Piller for Thanksgiving 2013 Event

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.

At 2013 SMPTE Conference DAX LLC Demos Emmy-winning Digital Dailies

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.

Josh C. Kline, DAX Co-founder, earns EMMY® for his Invention of Digital Dailies

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.

Artist John Waguespack's 'Uplifting' to Represent San Francisco at Art Basel, Miami 2013

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.

Paraphrase, LLC donates book sales during October to fight hunger with the Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paraphrase, LLC and author Arnold Rudnick have pledged all net profits from sales of the children's book 'Little Green' (ISBN: 9780981587974) for the month of October 2013 to Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission, which supports the hungry, homeless and hurting of the San Fernando Valley. They're also donating 100+ copies of the book to the first grade of Roscoe Elementary School.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto

California Film and Tax Credit Legislation to be Crafted by Assembly and Senate Appropriations Chairs

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) and Senator Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) announced today that they will introduce...

'Rust Revised' by photographer Bill North opens at The Calumet Gallery

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calumet Gallery announces the opening of a new thematic fine art photography exhibition, 'Rust Revised,' (Oct. 3 - Nov. 3, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday - Saturday) from Arizona photographer, Bill North. Calumet Photographic of Los Angeles will host an open to the public wine and cheese Artists Reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m., with an artist talk at 7 p.m. on Oct. 10, 2013.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee Announces Filming of New HBO Series 'Looking' in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee and HBO announced the signing of a lease for stage and...

Envy Corner announces Top Ten Hottest Halloween Costumes for 2013

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California-based Envy Corner, a company selling sexy Halloween costumes and women's lingerie, announced today their list of the 'Top Ten Sexiest Halloween Costumes of 2013.' They surveyed over 1,500 users on social media, and ten costumes were selected to be the ultimate and most popular Halloween costumes of 2013.
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

Calif. Assemblymember Hall Statement on Second HIV Transmission of Adult Film Actor

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement following the announcement today that a...

Jon Gheri presents Theatrical Fashion Show which will help launch Nourishing Minds of our Youth

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jon Gheri presents 'Theatrical Fashion Show' on Saturday, October 12, 2013. Red Carpet begins at 3:30 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres will be served during the event. The show begins at 4 p.m. featuring fashion designs influenced by the 1920's, 1940's and 1960's along with songs from popular recording artists from each of these eras.
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

No Happy Endings: Calif. Assemblymember Hall Statement on Reported HIV Transmission from Adult Film Actor

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to news reports that...

Food Finders announces its third annual Viva Las Vegas Casino Night fundraiser to fight hunger in Southern California

SIGNAL HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For the third year in a row, Food Finders is betting that its Viva Las Vegas Casino Night will be another fundraising success, sure to offer something for everyone. On September 21, 2013, the 24-year young nonprofit will celebrate its 100 millionth pound of food rescued by hosting the event at the Alpert Jewish Community Center in Long Beach. Proceeds will support its Food Rescue Program.

A troupe of comedians with disabilities promises big laughs to benefit the Pacific Pinball Museum

ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A blind man. A woman who stutters. A wheelchair user. A Little Person. While this may sound like a description of a support group, it is, in fact, the lineup for the 'Comedians with Disabilities Act,' a comedy tour that the San Francisco Examiner called 'The most unconventional comics to pop up in 2011.'

Actor Zak Lee Guarnaccia has lead role in Indie Action Feature 'Kalm' Produced by LightRow Pictures and Mill Reef Films

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Actor and stuntman Zak Lee Guarnaccia, Executive Producer at LightRow Pictures and Paul Lupi, Producer of Mill Reef Films, are developing a feature film in the martial-arts, action-thriller genre entitled 'Kalm.' In addition, Guarnaccia is in talks for a role in another Lupi production 'Degradation,' written and produced with brother Daniel Lupi.

Pacific Pinball Museum announces 'Sailing Through Pinball' Art and Pop Culture Exhibition

ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pacific Pinball Museum is excited to announce the opening of a new art show celebrating the America's Cup Race with a collection of pinball machines and art featuring sailing and yachting: 'Sailing Through Pinball.'
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

SF Mayor Lee Announces San Francisco's Third Annual Ping Pong Tournament

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee this past week announced the Third Annual Ping Pong Tournament and Festival coming...

Photographer Ding Kalis' 'The Los Angeles River Flows' Opens in L.A. at the Calumet Gallery

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Calumet Gallery, located at Calumet Photographic, 1135 N. Highland Ave. Hollywood, announces the opening of a new fine art photography exhibit, 'The Los Angeles River Flows.' The thematic exhibition, from photographer Ding Kalis, opens on August 5, and closes on September 3.

Lea Walker continues to raise the caliber of Hollywood's Aeriform Arts with rising aerial star Antonio Martinez

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As busy local studio owner Lea Walker continues to raise the caliber of her dance and fitness center, Aeriform Arts, housing a community of top aerial instructors, one teacher has emerged as a real star. Antonio Martinez is giving the world a sneak peak at what Aeriform Arts' students have experienced first hand, his amazing aerial alchemy.

Stories Behind Andrew Dice Clay Movie 'Ford Fairlane' Now Available in Kindle Edition

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Marking the 23rd anniversary of 'The Adventures of Ford Fairlane,' the controversial 1990 motion picture released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Renny Harlin, and starring Andrew Dice Clay, indie e-Book publisher Cultmachine is offering Ford Fairlane fans for the first time the original stories on which the movie was based.

Daniel Edwards latest pop culture romp to feature Nude Pregnant Kim Kardashian 'Fertility Statue' to debut at LAB ART Gallery

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A nude pregnant sculpture of Kim Kardashian with her belly fully accessible for gallery-goers to rub for 'good luck' is set for L.A. exhibit. The statue joins the celebrity baby sculptures created recently by artist Daniel Edwards; celebrating the beauty of celebrity pregnancy. The work, part of the artist's 'Celebrity Baby Boomer' series that began with the 2006 controversial sculpture 'Monument to Pro-Life,' which depicted a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug, will be revealed at LAB ART Gallery in Los Angeles.

Adventure Travel Memoir recounts real-life of heroine Aloha Wanderwell Baker – the first woman to travel around the globe in an...

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Starting at the age of 16, Aloha Wanderwell Baker became the first woman to travel around the globe in an automobile, a Model-T Ford. 'Aloha Wanderwell: Call to Adventure' (ISBN: 9781484118801) is a new book published by the Nile Baker Estate and Boyd Production Group that journals those adventures.

The new Children's Entertainment Network features reporters aged from eight to 18 covering video games, TV, film and more

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- There's a new kid on the block - Children's Entertainment Network (CEN) - produced and directed by Mark Rowley is a new web series launched in mid January 2013. 'This exciting new kids' viewing venue is meant to entertain and educate,' Rowley says.

Celebrity artist Daniel Edwards concludes artist's Celebrity Baby Boomer series that began with 2006 controversial sculpture Monument to Pro-Life

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Leaked 3D ultrasounds of Socialite Kim Kardashian and Duchess of Cambridge Catherine 'Kate' Middleton have been fabricated into works of art by pop-culture artist Daniel Edwards; concluding his 'Celebrity Baby Boomer' series that began with the 2006 controversial sculpture 'Monument to Pro-Life,' which depicted a nude Britney Spears giving birth on a bearskin rug, at select venues in the Los Angeles area this summer, announces Cory Allen Contemporary Art.
Downtown Burbank Car Classic

A Salute to Southern California Automotive Culture highlight of 2013 Downtown Burbank Car Classic

BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The region’s most fabulous automobiles will cruise into Downtown Burbank for the 2nd annual Car Classic featuring restored and...

AC Talent Agency and Next Model Management have formed a strategic partnership

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, AC Talent Agency and Next Model Management announced they have formed a strategic partnership. Anna Chudoba Womack, founder of AC Talent, will be in charge of theatrical and commercial bookings for SAG/AFTRA projects for Next.

DAX LLC has been awarded the StudioDaily Prime Award for Ease of Use

CULVER CITY. Calif. /California Newswire/ -- DAX, LLC, the Los Angeles-based provider of cloud production workflow and media asset management applications and services to companies that produce, distribute and license audio-visual content, has been awarded the StudioDaily Prime Award for 'Ease of Use.'

'Merging Harmonies' featuring Gizella Nyquist, Pamela Lagoni and David Nelson Opens at the Calumet Gallery in Santa Ana

SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'This is an exceptional exhibit, one that offers deeply personal work from photographers launching new themes,' noted Bob Killen, the fine art program leader for Calumet University, the education and events division of Calumet Photographic which hosts the Calumet Gallery.

Dr. Barry Eichengreen to guest on 'Market Wrap with Moe Ansari' to discuss the looming threat of Europe on Wall Street

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On April 10, Dr. Barry Eichengreen will be the Guest Expert on 'Market Wrap with Moe Ansari,' a nationally syndicated radio show that analyzes Wall Street news and provides insight into the complexities of the stock market.

Retirement crisis expert and author Karl Kim Offers Medi-Cal and Long-term Care Solutions in his New Book

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- According to retirement crisis expert. and author of 'Don't Go Broke Paying the Nursing Home' (ISBN: 978-0988902619), Karl Kim, CFP, CLTC; each year thousands of people are thrust into a 'care crisis' when a family member or loved one needs long-term care.

Performer Moky Huynh to debut 'USC Dropout' at Elephant Stages Lillian Theater in Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Performer Moky Huynh announced this week that he will perform a 75-minute solo show - 'USC Dropout' - on Wednesday, April 17 at the Elephant Stages' Lillian Theatre on Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood.

Sandra Piller, chart-topping country artist, will appear April 19-21 at The Hollywood Show 2013 in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Featuring in-person appearances of more than five dozen celebrities from classic motion pictures and television, The Hollywood Show has emerged as one of the world's most celebrated autograph and photo-opportunities for fans, and the upcoming 2013 event will feature country singer, and Shady Hill Records recording artist, Sandra Piller.

Ruth Roberts Holiday Music is Fun for the Whole Family with Humorous Seasonal Sing-A-Long Songs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Whatever holiday pops up on your calendar, two things are always true: kids are happy about it and the late Ruth Roberts wrote kids' music to help you celebrate it.

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