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CA Gov. Newsom

Calif. Gov. Newsom Announces Appointments for Sept. 10, 2019 including to the California African American Museum

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/-- On Tuesday, Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: First, Yumi Sera, 60, of Elk Grove, has been appointed deputy director of statewide initiatives at the California Complete Count – Census 2020. Sera has been lead regional program manager at Census 2020 since 2019.
Pomegranates in a Basket - Yuhua Shouzhi Wang

US-based Artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Art Exhibition in Shanghai Exhibition Center Sends Shock Waves Throughout Art World

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The art of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang is sending shockwaves through the art world. Her art exhibition opened ceremoniously in the Shanghai Exhibition Center, organized by the Shanghai International Cultural Exchange Association Gallery, and co-organized by Shanghai Xu Beihong Art Research Club, Shanghai University International Exchange Art Center, and Rare Art Inc. of U.S.A.
Flavorful by Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang

Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Art Exhibition Opens at the Shanghai Exhibition Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On May 18, 2019, Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Art Exhibition opened ceremoniously in Shanghai Exhibition Center. The exhibition is organized by the Shanghai International Cultural Exchange Association Gallery, and co-organized by Shanghai Xu Beihong Art Research Club, Shanghai University International Exchange Art Center, and Rare Art Inc. of U.S.A., Rare Art, Inc. announced today.
Pomegranates in a Bamboo Basket by Dr. Wang

Art of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Sold at Top Price at Gianguan Auctions in New York

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The International Art Museum of America (IAMA) in San Francisco today announced that on March 18, 2019, the painting "Pomegranates in a Bamboo Basket" by Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang was sold at the exceptional price of US$1.27 million during the spring auction at Gianguan Auctions in New York. Dr. Wang has been recognized by the New York Academy of Art as an international first-class artist.
solo exhibition of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang

IAMA announces Solo Exhibition of International Artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Astounded the World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The solo art exhibition of the Honorary Lifetime Director of the International Art Museum of America (IAMA) caused a sensation in Thailand! The exhibition of the international first-class artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang organized by the Department of Culture of Thailand lasted for five days and the exhibition astounded the attendees and general public - including art critics, scholars, and dignitaries.
copr. Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang - all rights reserved

Solo exhibition of international art master Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang is held at Ratchadamnoen Contemporary Art Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Rare Art, Inc. in Covina, California, announces the solo exhibition of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang, a noble international art master whose accomplishments has been appraised by the United States Congress and art scholars of world authorities, has been held world-wide - including China, San Francisco and currently in Thailand - in efforts to develop cultural exchange between the East and the West.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 8-10, 2018 including to Department of Water Resources

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Karla Nemeth, 47, of Sacramento, has been appointed director of the California Department of Water Resources. Nemeth has served as Governor Brown’s deputy secretary and senior advisor for water policy at the California Natural Resources Agency since 2014, where she was Bay Delta Conservation Plan project manager from 2009 to 2014.

Dance Pioneer Arthur Mitchell to be Honored with Columbia Doctorate of Humane Letters

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today.

Poet, Translator, Professor: Boston Memorial Celebration to Honor African American Literary Figure Samuel Allen

BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A public memorial celebration will be held Saturday, October 10, at 2 p.m. ET. at the Museum of African American History, 46 Joy Street, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA to celebrate the life and legacy of Samuel Washington Allen - who also wrote under the pen name of Paul Vesey. The noted poet, professor, lawyer and translator passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at the age of 97 on June 27, 2015 in Norwood, Mass. (Press Release)

Kentucky's Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn Selected to Showcase in Southern Food and Beverage Museum

OWENSBORO, Ky., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn was recently selected to be part of a permanent exhibit, Trail of Smoke and Fire, in the Southern Food and Beverage Museum in New Orleans. Pappy Bosley's cleaver and butcher knife, and an original menu from 1963-1965 accompanied by historical photos will be part of the installation. (Press Release)

Jonathan Burke Endowed Presidential Scholarship announced by Laguna College of Art and Design

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced the Jonathan Burke Endowed Presidential Scholarship commemorating Burke's 35 years with the college. From 1985 to 2011, Burke was dean of fine arts, co-vice president of Academic Affairs and gallery director at LCAD.

Pacific Pinball Museum to host 2015 California State Championship Pinball Tournament

ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) today announced that the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA), is coordinating the second annual State Championship Series finale, a competition held simultaneously across 33 different states on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. This year's competition in California will be held at the Pacific Pinball Museum.

Fine Artist Cindy Walton's Work Featured in 40th Anniversary Winter Show at Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art

GREENSBORO, N.C., Dec. 2, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Noted abstraction fine artist Cindy Walton has been chosen as one of 40 artists from the last 10 years chosen to show selected works at Winter Show 2014, a well-respected exhibition in North Carolina. The show opens with an exclusive 'First Choice' art credit event on Wednesday, Dec. 3; a 'Collector's Choice' ticketed fundraising event on Saturday, Dec. 6; and a free public offering on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2-5 p.m. (Press Release)
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Oct. 20, 2014 including to California Department of Human Resources

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments. First, Richard Gillihan, 46, of Folsom, has...

100th Anniversary of One of America's Greatest Humanitarian Endeavors Few Americans Know About

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Oct, 22, 1914, less than three months after the start of World War I, one of the largest food relief programs the world has ever seen was begun when the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB) was founded in London by a group of prominent Americans, according to Jeffrey B. Miller, author of a new nonfiction book, "Behind the Lines, WWI's little-known story of German occupation, Belgian resistance, and the band of Yanks who saved millions from starvation" (ISBN: 978-0990689300; Milbrown Press). (Press Release)

Abstractionist Cindy Walton Receives 'Honorable Mention' in 3rd National East End Arts Exhibit

RIVERHEAD, N.Y., Aug. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fine artist Cindy Walton joins an elite selection group of artists in the 3rd National Juried East End Arts Exhibit, 'The Creative Process.' The Gallery show opens today and runs through Sept. 28, 2014. (Press Release)

Renowned photographer Wayne Schoenfeld returns to the big top in 'Circus of the Heart' his celebrated Icons Iconoclasts circus trilogy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Renowned photographer Wayne Schoenfeld returns to the big top in 'Circus of the Heart,' the completion of his celebrated Icons/Iconoclasts circus trilogy, the largest contemporary photographic series of the 1930's North American circus, February 26, at LA Circus.

Ely Winter Festival Celebrates 20 Years with Snow Sculptures and ArtWalk Turning City into Veritable Art Gallery

ELY, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The 20th annual Ely Winter Festival runs from February 1st through the 10th in the northern Minnesota tourist city known for its local beauty and wilderness. The volunteer Board has announced a celebratory, expanded schedule of events with something for all ages and interests taking place over the Festival's 10-day period for 2013.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

San Francisco Named America’s Best City by Bloomberg Businessweek, says Mayor Lee

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- SF Mayor Edwin M. Lee on Wednesday announced that San Francisco has received the distinction as America's Best City in Bloomberg Businessweek.com’s 2012 best places to live ranking. San Francisco topped their list of 100 American cities researched.

The Pacific Pinball Exposition 2012, Museum Fundraiser, and World's Largest Pinball Show Comes to San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) and Novato's Pinball Revival Company announce The Sixth Annual Pacific Pinball Exposition (PPE) to be held at the Marin County Civic Center Exhibition Hall in San Rafael, Calif., September 21-23, 2012.

2012 U.S. Vintage Surf Charity Auction and Ocean Art Sale to be held on August 18 in Huntington Beach, Calif.

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Saturday August 18, 2012 Waverider Auctions will hold one of the largest main land surf charity auction events in history. Charities benefiting from a percentage of the auction fees will be: The International Surf Museum, The Surfrider's Foundation, Wounded Warriors Project and CHOC Hospitals, according to Seth Schiller, producer of the event.

The Pacific Pinball Museum chosen as recipient of a grant from the Neotrope 2012 Non-Profit PR Grants Program

ALAMEDA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) of Alameda, California is pleased to announce that PPM has been chosen as a recipient of a grant from the Neotrope(R) 2012 Non-Profit PR Grants Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with the PPM in educating and entertaining children and adults through the preservation of pinball, while making eight decades of games available to be played by everyone.

USC School of Cinematic Arts Announce Films for 2012 American Film Showcase

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) announced today the 29 films selected for the American Film Showcase, an international cultural diplomacy initiative that brings people together worldwide through film.

William Pope.L Releases Set of Text-Based Art at 20×200.com

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When William Pope.L donned a business suit and crawled on his belly through the gutter up NYC's Bowery, the 'Friendliest Black Artist in America' was poignantly calling attention to themes of race, social class and power. Now, in his debut project with 20x200 - the place to discover and buy art online - the seminal artist once again addresses these issues with a selection from his ongoing and widely exhibited project 'Skin Set Drawings.'

Bob Moog Foundation and Museum of Making Music Auction a Moog Synthesizer Signed by Jazz Greats Herbie Hancock and George Duke

ASHEVILLE, N.C. and CARLSBAD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Moog Foundation and the Museum of Making Music are delighted to announce the joint auction of a Moog Little Phatty Stage II(R) synthesizer signed by jazz fusion legends Herbie Hancock and George Duke. The auction, which benefits both organizations, will be hosted on the Bob Moog Foundation eBay portal from Sept. 8 to Sept. 18, 2011.

Long Beach Welcomes U.S. Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program Participants from Latin America

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Partnering with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the International Visitors Council of...

Massachusetts: Oil Painters of America juries Ronald Tinney’s Afternoon Light into highly competitive national show

WEST BARNSTABLE, Mass. -- The Oil Painters of America (OPA) announced that Ronald Tinney has been juried into its 2009 National Exhibition of Traditional...

Magician Dorothy Dietrich of the Houdini Museum Changes Old Magic to New

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Pioneer magician Dorothy Dietrich is the first woman ever to catch a bullet in her mouth. She did it in a...

Freedom and Focus Play Equal Roles in Artist Robert Cipriani’s Abstract Paintings

DUXBURY, Mass. -- One informs the other; the other informs the one. "As an abstract painter, I am very influenced by my life's work as a graphic designer. Alternatively, my approach to painting impacts my design work in a way that makes it richer and more interesting," explains artist Robert Cipriani, whose abstract painting, Red 2, received an honorable mention award at the Cambridge Art Association's "Red" show in November 2007.
George Jacob shows Climate Literacy and Ocean Conservation Living Museum

Black History Month: Climate Leadership Takes Root at Bay Ecotarium in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Delivering the inaugural Black History Month welcome remarks, Bay Ecotarium and Smithsonian Affiliated Aquarium of the Bay President and CEO, George Jacob shared his vision for the $260 million Climate Literacy and Ocean Conservation Living Museum in the making in San Francisco.

Jim McCann Announces Palm Beach Via Bellaria Double Lot Mansion in Desirable Estate Section

PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jim McCann has announced an exceptional Palm Beach masterpiece estate offered for $24 Million. Surrender to a lavish lifestyle with lashings of opulence and sophistication with this magnificent masterpiece with 450 feet of frontage along Via Bellaria, nestled on 1.5 acres in the heart of the Estate Section on exclusive Via Bellaria. (VIDEO)

DEAD IN THE WATER is a New Documentary Film on the ‘Relentless Destruction’ of Ground Fishing Industry

ROCKPORT, Mass., Nov. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A documentary film dealing with the devastating impacts of federal regulations on the lives of New England ground fishermen, "Dead in the Water," produced and directed by Rockport native and professional filmmaker David Wittkower, will be screened for the first time in public in Rockport, Massachusetts on Nov. 18.

In Maine, The Mugadi Foundation hosts Michael O. Benefit Concert Event ‘On My Own’

WESTBROOK, Maine, June 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Mugadi Foundation, in association with Waynflete School, is proud to announce a Michael O. (Michael Odokara-Okigbo) benefit concert event "ON MY OWN" to take place July 13, 2017 at the beautiful Westbrook Performing Arts Center in Westbrook, Maine.
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Appointments for March 13-15, 2017 include State Water Resources Control Board

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Tam Doduc, 50, of Sacramento, has been reappointed to the State Water Resources Control Board, where she has served since 2005. Doduc served in several positions at the California Environmental Protection Agency from 2000 to 2005, including deputy secretary for environmental quality, assistant secretary for air and chemical programs, assistant secretary for agriculture and chemical programs and assistant secretary for technology certification.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 12, 2016 including Mental Health Services Oversight

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Nathaniel Allen, 55, of Sacramento, has been...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Jan. 19-20, 2016 including to Agricultural Associations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This week, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Charlene Taylor, 63, of Elk...

Hospital Founder Dr. Edward Reed Wagner (1862 to 1943) Honored in China

CANBY, Ore., Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Craig Wagner Shinn announces that his great grandfather Dr. Edward Reed Wagner, a missionary doctor in the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions (Global Ministries) in the late 19th century, was honored for founding Huamei Hospital in Linqing, Shandong, China at a special ceremony celebrating the hospital's 130th year on November 1st. (Press Release)
Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown, Top U.N. Official Call for Action at Every Level on Climate Change

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. welcomed the United Nations' top climate change official, Christiana Figueres,...
Calif Gov Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 12, 2015 including Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Thursday announced the following appointments. First: Lynne Freeman, 54, of Sacramento, has...
Governor Edmund G. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for July 21, 2014 including to the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Monday announced the following appointments: First, Steven Cliff, 44, of Sacramento, has...
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for April 24, 2014 including to the California Volunteers Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Thursday, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Christine Hironaka, 27, of Piedmont, has...
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for Feb. 10, 2014 including to the California Board of Registered Nursing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Monday announced the following appointments: First, Ted Benito, 48, of Los Angeles,...

The Blue Hill Troupe Celebrates 90 Years with Gilbert & Sullivan's 'Ruddigore' to Benefit Quality Services for the Autism Community

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd., the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, celebrates its 90th season with Gilbert & Sullivan's 'Ruddigore.' (Press Release)
Governor Edmund G. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointments for July 11, 2013 including to California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced the following appointments: First, Cynthia Cotharn, 56, of Playa Vista, has...

Blue Hill Troupe Presents New Production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘The Mikado’ to Benefit the GO Project

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd. (www.bht.org), the only musical theater group in New York City to donate its net proceeds to charity, will unveil a new production of Gilbert and Sullivan's 'The Mikado' with full orchestra, April 12-20, 2013 at El Teatro of El Museo del Barrio (1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street). Proceeds from 'The Mikado' will benefit the GO Project.
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Dec. 13, 2012 including California State Board of Food and Agriculture

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Thursday announced the following appointments: First, Daniel Dooley, 62, of Sacramento, has been appointed to the California State Board of Food and Agriculture, where he has served since 2008. Dooley has served in multiple positions at the University of California, Office of the President since 2008, including vice president and senior advisor for agriculture and natural resources and senior vice president of external relations.
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Nov. 28, 2012 to Regional Water Quality Control Boards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Monica Samaniego Hunter, 63, of Los Osos, has been appointed to the Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, where she has served since 2005. Hunter has been director of research at PAST Foundation since 2010 and has served as the central coast watersheds program manager at the Planning and Conservation League Foundation since 2004.
S.F. Mayor Edwin M. Lee

San Francisco City Hall and Seven Other Historic Civic Center Buildings File For LEED Certification

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee today at the U.S. Green Building Council Greenbuild International Conference and Expo being held at the Moscone Convention Center announced that the City and County of San Francisco has filed for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification for eight buildings in San Francisco’s Historic Civic Center District.
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Oct. 24, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday announced the following appointments: First, Bobbie Jean Anderson, 73, of Los Angeles, has been appointed to the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. Anderson served as a field representative for Assemblymember Mike Davis from 2006 to 2009, supervising legal office assistant at the Los Angeles County Office of the Public Defender from 1978 to 2003 and a typist clerk for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services from 1957 to 1968.
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Announces Appointments for Aug. 29, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments: First, Richard S. Gordon, 64, of Menlo Park, has been appointed to the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission. Gordon has served as an Assemblymember for the 21st Assembly District since 2010.

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