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David Benoit Conducts Jazz and Classical Works with Asia America Youth Symphony at the James R. Armstrong Theater
TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Grammy-nominated DAVID BENOIT will lead the prestigious ASIA AMERICA YOUTH SYMPHONY through a varied program on April 20 featuring music from "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Whiplash," and works by Tchaikovsky, Bizet and original works by Benoit himself, 8 p.m., Friday, April 20, 2018 at the James R. Armstrong Theater.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When jazz vocalist Sandra Booker first burst onto the Los Angeles music scene in the '90s, the comparisons to the legendary Sarah Vaughan came fast and furious. Her stirring, soulful renditions didn't just mimic the melodious icon, they seemed to channel her. On Sunday, April 22, Booker will pay a unique homage to her muse with "Forever Sassy: The Divine Music of Sarah Vaughan" at the Vibrato Jazz Grill.
LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Children's Theatre of Long Beach (CTLB), Art in Relation (AIR) and the Scottish Rite Event Center present a historic, hilarious family friendly farce featuring silly pirates, bumbling policemen, and nervous naive young lovers - Gilbert & Sullivan's rollicking musical masterpiece, "The Pirates of Penzance," comes alive at the beautiful Ernest Borgnine Theatre at the Scottish Rite Event Center of Long Beach May 11 - May 20, 2018.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Billboard Chart Topping Soul Singer-Songwriter-Actor and Los Angeles Native Phillip Brandon to open for 10-time Grammy(r) Award Winning THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER at The Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, March 9 at 8 p.m. Celebrating their 45th anniversary in 2017, The Manhattan Transfer continues to set the standard as one of the worlds greatest and most innovative vocal groups.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On February 11th, 2018, comedian Nina G will be at the Stage Werx theater debuting her one-person show, Stutterer Interrupted. The show explores what it’s like to be a stuttering woman in non-stuttering world. How does it feel when people constantly try to finish your sentences? When they ask if you forgot your own name? How do you go from twenty years of hiding your voice to performing on stage every night? These are some of the questions that Nina will address.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Professionals Guild announced today its New Year's Eve Party at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara in Silicon Valley as well as one at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel. The New Year's Eve party date is Dec. 31, 2017 and hours are 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Jan. 1, 2018. New Year's Eve party guests can enjoy two huge ballrooms: one for a live band, the other for DJ dancing.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of technology and training for the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) industry, today announced that STRATMOR Group Senior Partner Jim Cameron will be the Day 1 Special Session guest speaker for its third annual user conference. The ReverseVision UserCon 2018 will be held February 6-8, 2018, at the Kona Kai Resort and Spa on San Diego's Shelter Island.
SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This Friday, U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) will host his next Manufacturing Day Events at Los Angeles Mission College Campus Center in Sylmar, CA on Friday, October 27 and Spectrolab on Monday, October 30, 2017.
WEST COVINA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- West Covina American's Job Center of California in conjunction with East San Gabriel Valley ROP have announced the VETS TO WORK event, Tue, October 24, 2017, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT.
BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Springing forth following eight years of tours as "Narrator" with platinum selling rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra to a feature role in the life story of Gospel legend BeBe Winans, "Born For This: The Musical," Los Angeles native singer-songwriter-actor Phillip Brandon now proudly unveils his debut CD, "The Story Begins," via a spectacular live launch performance Thursday, October 12 at The Colony Theatre in Burbank, California.
MostFit 2017 ‘Pushups for Puppies’ Fitness Fundraiser in L.A. to aid Shelter Transport Animal Rescue Team
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MostFit Founder and Owner, Andrew Gavigan, will hold the 6th annual "Pushups for Puppies" workout event to benefit L.A.-based animal rescue organization, Shelter Transport Animal Rescue Team ("START"). The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at The Balboa Sports Center in Encino.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing software firm, announced that its Director of MSR Services Phil Laren is scheduled to speak on a must-attend panel session. The panel will be hosted by the California Mortgage Bankers Association (CMBA) at their annual Loan Servicing and Technology Conference in San Diego Calif. from Aug. 6 to 8 at the Westin Hotel.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The annual LA Watts Summer Classic Basketball Tournament returned to action last week on June 16, 17 and 18 at various sites throughout Los Angeles. Over 20 boys and girls teams participated in the basketball event announced the California Basketball Association.
MCT’s Chris Anderson to Co-Instruct MBA Webinar on ‘The Lock Desk’s Role in the Secondary Marketing Department’
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that it will be participating in an upcoming webinar that the Mortgage Bankers Association will be hosting on the topic of the business- critical role that lock desks play within secondary marketing departments.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Palmer Productions and The Most Innocently Inappropriate Couple That Never Was Presents the new world-renowned musical, "The Final, Final Farewell Tour of Dick & Delores DelRubio," starring Alan Palmer and Andrew Orbison.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, May 12, 2017, Our Family Coalition (OFC), California's premier LGBTQ family organization, brings together 400 attendees for a Night Out to celebrate the organization's 21 years of advocacy, education, and community-building. The gala event includes elected officials, corporate sponsors, community partners and major donors, many of whom are LGBT people with children.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Jonas Sills, founder and executive producer of Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.), announces a grand benefit performance of "Broadway-LA." After three successful seasons of theater in the Long Beach area, Art-In-Relation made its move to Los Angeles with two acclaimed productions, "Andrew Lippa's Wild Party" and "Frankenstein, A New Musical" in the fall of 2016. They were honored to receive rave reviews and an "Ovation Recommendation" from the LA Theater Alliance.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it will sponsor and exhibit at NCHRA's HR West 2017 Conference on March 6-8 at the Oakland Convention Center in Oakland, Calif. Please visit us at the EPIC Booth 13.
LAKEWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza and the California Contractors State License Board are hosting a free Senior Scam Stoppers seminar. A panel of experts will provide information to seniors about scams and how they can protect themselves from becoming victims.
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Independent Mortgage Bankers Conference (IMBC) -- Mortgage Capital Trading, Inc. (MCT), a leading mortgage hedge advisory and secondary marketing technology firm, announced that its COO, Philip Rasori, will speak on a panel session on the subject of investor base optimization.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that its Managing Principal & Practice Leader - Financial Risk Solutions, Bill Cosgrove will speak at the Cap-Intro West Conference on January 19 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, Calif. in the Main Hall - Pacific Level.
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Laguna Art-A-Fair announces a Call for Artists Jury Day on Sunday, February 12 with an opportunity to join one of California's premier summer fine art festivals. Artists and artisans may enter three pieces of their original artwork along with a jury fee from 8 - 11 a.m. at the Boys and Girls Club, 1085 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651.
Hey Santa! 4th Annual Red Carpet Toy Drive announced by Phat Inc. Magazine and Subaru of San Bernardino
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Local celebrity Vincent Ayon aka Invinceable, the publisher of Phat Inc. Magazine, is once again donning his Santa hat. With the support of Subaru of San Bernardino, the former hip hop artist proudly presents his 4th Annual Red Carpet Toy Drive.
WHITTIER, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto has announced a rally, "Awareness for Victims of Homicide," to remind policymakers, law enforcement (and...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MostFit Founder and Owner, Andrew Gavigan, along with Personal Trainer and MostFit Cofounder, Erin Fukuda will be holding their fun and heartfelt Pushup for Puppies Workout Event for the fifth consecutive year on Sunday, November 13, 2016. 100-percent of the proceeds go to S.T.A.R.T. Shelter Transport Animal Rescue Team.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. State Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) will lead the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Medi-Cal by...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Friends of the Los Angeles River (FOLAR) will celebrate 30 years of advocacy on the L.A. River with a gala at L.A. River Studios in Cypress Park on Oct. 8, 2016 from 7:30 -11:30 p.m. Music industry tastemaker and veteran radio personality Nic Harcourt from KCSN 88.5 FM will host the evening’s festivities.
Join Brandy Vaughan of LearnTheRisk for an Important Event ‘Is Your Health For Sale?’ in San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Join Brandy Vaughan, former Merck pharmaceutical rep and founder of Learn The Risk, a campaign of the Council for Vaccine Safety, for a FREE talk on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 at 1 p.m. in San Francisco - "Is Your Health For $ale?" - as she exposes the dark side of today's 'health'care system and explains how we can stay healthy in a system that wants to keep us sick.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, the leading provider of software and technology for the reverse mortgage industry, today announced it will host its second annual user conference Feb. 8-10, 2017, at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa in San Diego, Calif. ReverseVision UserCon 2017 will deliver three days of educational programming, financial product sales training, networking opportunities and vendor exhibits tailored for industry newcomers as well as seasoned reverse mortgage loan originators and operations personnel.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Friends of the Los Angeles River and the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation are hosting A Night at the LA River at the Frog Spot, FoLAR’s riverside visitor center on Saturday September 10th 5 – 8 PM. The evening will feature the release of the Luskin Center’s LA River Greenway Guide, a panel discussion - The LA River Greenway Through Public-Private Partnership.
Pick-up Artists: From Arcadia to Zuma, volunteers sought for huge Sept. 17, 2016 Coastal Cleanup Day
SANTA MONICA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Local environmental group Heal the Bay has issued a call for Southland residents to join the world’s biggest single-day volunteer event – the 32nd annual Coastal Cleanup Day, to be held Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016.
Operation Gratitude Volunteers to Honor First Responders, Assemble 10,000+ Care Kits on 15th Anniversary of Sept. 11 Attacks
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In partnership with the Los Angeles Fire Department and Los Angeles Police Department, Operation Gratitude volunteers will gather...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- MostFit is holding their annual Catch a Lift (CAL) Fund Workout Event in two cities this year - Los Angeles and Austin, Texas - on Sept. 10. These fun group workouts are open to ALL with a $10 minimum donation, and free to Active Duty and Veterans. The events are designed to help raise money for Post 9/11 combat wounded vets to regain and maintain their physical and mental health by providing granted gym memberships, fitness programs or in-home gym equipment anywhere in the U.S.
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.
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.
Calif. Assemblymember O'Donnell Celebrates Breakwater Awareness Month with Paddle Out in Memory of the Waves
LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In honor of Breakwater Awareness Month, Calif. Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell invites the public to join him for...
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- ReverseVision, Inc. is pleased to announce that it is again offering the popular 'Home-Equity Loans Facts Track' seminar for mortgage lenders interested in learning more about the home-equity conversion mortgage (HECM) loan on May 11, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach, Sandpiper Room from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Fifteen sites, three days, one LA River! This April, (Earth Month) come to the Los Angeles River for...
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.
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.
Lecture by Whitten & Roy Partnership at Stanford Graduate School of Business: Life-Changing Products in Developing World
STANFORD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Media invited to attend: Why selling to the poor is a win-win - An inspiring lecture presented by Whitten and Roy Partnership at Stanford Graduate School of Business. The presentation is titled 'Changing behavior by selling life-changing products in the developing world.'
Specialty food for a special cause: Food Philippines brings social enterprises to 2016 Winter Fancy Food Show
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sixteen Philippine companies are participating in this year's Winter Fancy Food Show (WFFS) slated at the Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, January 17-19, the Philippine Trade and Investment Center Silicon Valley announced today. Each with an advocacy at the heart of its business, these companies bring with them narratives of the people, places, and practices incidental and instrumental to their production.
PORTER RANCH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Members of the local media are invited to attend hearing by Calif. Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s (D-Glendale) Utilities and...
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.
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.
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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than 500 people are expected to attend the annual award luncheon Saturday, November 14, 2015 in Sacramento, to recognize winners of the 'Women of Excellence,' 'Lifetime Achievement' and 'Business of the Year' Awards presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.
ONTARIO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It will be a festive time Black Friday Weekend! While shoppers shop, those seeking eloquent items for that perfect Christmas party or shimmering adornment for that New Year's Eve 2016 special toast, will partake in the grand launch of Stephanie Wiltz Design and Decor Grand Showroom Launch.
The Vax Truth: Rally Demanding Vaccine Truth in Oakland in Solidarity with Rally at the CDC in Atlanta
OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Council for Vaccine Safety, and A Voice for Choice, in collaboration with community leaders, announce that on October 24, 2015 at 12 noon, protesters will rally at Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, Calif. in solidarity with the Truth, Transparency and Freedom Rally happening on the same day at the CDC in Atlanta, Georgia.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB), a 501(c)(3) educational organization, will host a black tie gala in celebration...
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 'Before I Die' walls, a new interactive art exhibit with installations cropping up around the world - including one now being planned by Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes the weekend of October 16 - is providing a much-needed opportunity to pause for reflection.
Todos Santos Writers Workshop 2016 offers seminars and craft workshops in the art of Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction and More
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Christopher Merrill, director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, has joined the lineup of literary talents featured at the 2016 Todos Santos Writers Workshop (TSWW) January 24 -30. The center for creative writing located in the historic pueblo magico of Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico is in its third year.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Author Gloria Goldwater opens our eyes to the Golden Age of hip-hop music, as it grew from a localized sub-culture to a worldwide lifestyle in 'SuperFly - My Untold Story of Hip-Hop' (ISBN: 978-0991356003). Her writing revisits her wide-eyed enthusiasm as she launched her improbable magazine publishing career, dedicating herself to a genre that was still unfamiliar to mainstream America and a wide array of artists who were just beginning what would become legendary careers.
LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- It's the early 1980's and the radio is blasting a catchy tune about a Chess game, 'One Night in Bangkok.' If you are old enough to remember this time you will also recall the confusion regarding the song. Such is the story too of the musical, 'Chess' being boldly staged by Art-In-Relation in Long Beach, Calif.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ann Randolph's award winning solo show 'LOVELAND' returns to The Marsh along with a transformative interaction workshop on Good Grief following each performance. 'LOVELAND' is directed by Joshua Townshend-Zellner and presented Saturdays at 5 p.m., September 12 - October 17 at The Marsh San Francisco.
HAYWARD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Sixteen members of the elite Air Force One Detailing Team led by Master automotive and aircraft detailer, Renny Doyle of Detailing Success and the Detail Mafia, has partnered with Bob Phillips, president of P and S Sales, an innovative professional detailing product manufacturer and distributor, to be the exclusive detailers and detailing product providers at the 24th Annual Gordon McCall Motorworks Revival Event.
Art-In-Relation Introduces Kids of All Ages to Musical Theater with Unique Productions for SoCal Families
LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.), Jonas Sills and Ray Buffer, producers are proud to present their sixth stage production in a unique version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic, 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' for a limited run from August 14-23, 2015.
Film Screening of 'Trace Amounts' includes Filmmakers and Calif. Health Practitioners Discussing Vaccination Concerns
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On August 6, Liberty Lives and Council for Vaccine Safety will co-sponsor a film screening of the powerful, eye-opening documentary 'Trace Amounts.' An expert panel will directly follow the film and include the film's producers Eric Gladen and Shiloh Levine, local pediatrician Dr. Bob Sears, investigative journalist Lori Martin Gregory, civil rights lawyer George Fatheree and former Merck representative Brandy Vaughan, founder of Council for Vaccine Safety.
Art, Science and History Through Pinball: The Pacific Pinball Museum Opens New 'Science Room' in California
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In furtherance of its mission: to teach art, science and history through pinball while preserving this unique part of American culture, the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) will be recreating a room within its facility to strictly focus on teaching science through pinball.