Sir William Of Yorkshire, the famous goat, known for his Missions, and his writer, PJ Gilbers, announced the first Sir William Art Contest for kids fourteen and under earlier this spring. They thought it would be a great way to encourage creative children to explore and stretch their imaginations. Never did they expect that the contest would spread around the world.
The Telly Awards has named Life In the Carolinas as a Bronze winner in the 36th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled American Legion World Series. With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.
Master talent coach Carolyne Barry has long been regarded as one of the top acting coaches in the greater Los Angeles area. The 2014 Backstage Readers’ Choice Awards recently honored Barry with three nominations in recognition of her prominence within the acting community. These nominations included “Favorite On-Camera Teacher,” “Favorite Improv Center,” and “Favorite Acting Technique Book” (“Hit The Ground Running” by Carolyne Barry).
Fantasy readers looking for a new series frequently sample free iBooks. Hoping to attract new readers, indie author Tracy Falbe has begun a free iBooks promotion with Werelord Thal: A Renaissance Werewolf Tale and Union of Renegades: The Rys Chronicles Book I.
Ram Rent-All, Inc., an equipment rental service serving Monroe, LA, has formed an online marketing partnership with BizIQ, a firm specializing in small business local web optimization.
Mongolian & Chinese composer and musician Nature Ganganbaigal (known as Tianran Zhang in Chinese) has announced the release of his first solo album titled, “To Where Tengger Leads Me”. The new album features original compositions, written and performed by Nature who combines traditional Mongolian folk music, like Horse-Head Fiddle and Throat Singing with full orchestral and modern electronic music to create a Hollywood-styled soundtrack. “To Where Tengger Leads Me” is now available on iTunes, Amazon and on Bandcamp at: http://buff.ly/Y3LSbJ
Being a great photographer requires a broad range of skills and knowledge. Photographers must constantly manipulate the interplay of many variables, including natural and artificial light levels, the intensity and directness of that light, the exposure, ISO, distance and focus of the camera, the white balance and more. However, finishing photographs now requires a whole new range of skills to manipulate an image digitally, and photographers may not have the time to become experts in this very different discipline. Phowd instead allows photographers to recruit retouchers from their professional image editing marketplace, which has now expanded its range of available services.
As the school year begins, numerous groups from schools to daycares and clubs begin their fundraising efforts in earnest, building to a crescendo that ends during the Christmas season. While a number of organizations seek to sell wrapping paper and candy, still others have found success in non-traditional methods such as Fund My Outdoor Movie by Big Bounce Fun House Rentals.
Health matters. This should be clear, but truth be told some communities suffering from economic disadvantages lose sight of this important truth. Fortunately, it's an issue that some very influential community figures are very passionate about and willing to work hard to raise awareness of. Enter Amazon best-selling medical thriller author Willie L. Stewart, who has spent 15 years as a critical care Registered Nurse. Stewart recently announced he will be one of the presenters at “Family Matters Series II” a special event scheduled for October 26th in Houston, TX. The event is focused on delivering exciting and informative lectures on becoming more vibrantly healthy, fighting diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and other health concerns. Other very high profile speakers include Dr. My Haley, co-author of the Roots book and television mini-series.
Author Matthew Gilmore couldn’t say it better when describing Foggy Bottom; “It is D.C. in a microcosm. It was a cradle to grave community,” he says. Having authored an acclaimed book on the history and evolution of the area, Gilmore is now inviting local residents to a unique talk that brings the Foggy Bottom of yesteryear to life like never before.
DVD sales are said to be declining thanks to the onset of online streaming services, and companies from Sky/Fox to Amazon to Ultraviolet are now bundling hard copies with digital alternatives to offset this growing problem. For hardcore fans however, owning a copy of their favorite films is a must, but finding out when these will be released can be a nightmare. New DVD Releases.net helps people find downloadable previews of films as well as links to DVDS, and two years after closing its doors it has relaunched to much acclaim from its old user base. Thanks to the new bundling strategies the website has a new focus and a new lease of life.
Silent Theory have been anything but silent in their past six years of performing and recording together, an effort that has earned them both local and national fame over the years. Fans of Nickelback, Seether and Papa Roach will find that Silent Theory meshes well with their current bands of choice and may be a new favorite indie artist in the straightforward rock genre. Leading up to their upcoming album, this sound can be heard on both their debut album, Black Tie Affair, and their latest single, “Outta My Head.”
Whoever said that forbidden fruit tastes the sweetest was sure-as-hell right. Down-home southern rockabilly duo, The Wild Fruit, out of Dothan, AL, is on a streak following the release of their latest single and video for “Slow It Down,” a preview of what’s to come on their next album. The track is also featured on WiFi PR Group’s compilation, Indie Anthems Vol. 6.
Whoever said there’s no culture in Vegas hasn’t met Branden Michael Powers. The owner of the 15n Creative marketing and consulting firm is also active as a collector of American folk art. Acknowledging that folk art is for the people, by the people, and in celebration of the season of giving, Powers will leave various pieces of his art collection in undisclosed locations around Las Vegas. Like “some twisted urban Johnny Appleseed” Powers will plant one piece of art per day for 100 days starting on September 30th.
After spending several years as a successful sales representative in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries in Michigan, Rachelle Smith‘s new book, Inspiration: A Common Life Cure, provides readers with a cure for the common life.
Writing for CNN about "The Important of Music Education in Schools" Vince DiFiore remarked about the scholastic and social value that learning music can instill in young people. DiFiore writes, "Students that participate in music education have higher class and test scores. Their cognitive and personal development also benefits from having music play a significant role in their lives.
Prior to retirement from the LAPD, Hank Carson spent much of his time in therapy sessions, dining out, visiting museums and plain old boredom. Now he doesn't miss being a homicide detective, but not a day goes by when he doesn't think about it.
Rapper/Songwriter MC BYGONE is an absolute performer who is bringing a whole new level of twist to the mainstream Hip Hop industry with his new debut single “Goodie Bag” featuring R&B artist Dixi. MC BYGONE is a gifted and charismatic artist with a level of poetic intelligence that is hard to find in modern day hip hop artists. Though, he’s just 25 years old, he spent more than half of his life developing his talent and closely surrounded by music scene. The music video of this new song is slated to be launched on September 29, 2014.
VoucherBadger, leading provider of online voucher codes in the UK, today announced that it has been teamed up with Marks & Spencer in offering an exclusive voucher code to celebrate its 1 year anniversary.
The synopsis of this suspense film is something far outside of the ordinary; Following a horrific act of violence, a tormented mother finds herself seeking refuge from the very man responsible; her estranged husband. As she experiences evil on a realistic level, a series of strange unexplained events start to unfold in the surrounding trees of her home. A supernatural evil appears to have spawned from the event of her domestic abuse, forcing her to protect her and her daughter from an unimaginable evil.
SPORTSTALK1240 radio show on AM1240-WGBB announces that the show will now be aired for 2 hours every Sunday from 8-10pm on Long Island's AM1240-WGBB, recently the show also launched a new website that will allow their listeners to learn more about the radio show and sports in New York. SPORTSTALK1240 will feature rotating hosts who will be bringing to the listeners the very latest in New York sports. The complementary brand new website was launched on August 10th.
Get ready for the R.E.E.P.E.R Men! Never mind ‘naughty or nice’; this year you’d better hope that you’re on the SAFE list. The R.E.E.P.E.R. Men creators bring you action and adventure with a unique twist.
Maria Johnsen, author of The Surprising Truth About Sales, is pleased to announce the release of her second edition, Multilingual Digital Marketing - How To Achieve Your Digital Marketing Objectives And Increase Sales. The book is available in both Amazon Kindle Edition and in print.
An exciting way to enthral visitors and guests in an outdoor party is by setting up jumping castles for kids, adults, etc. This trend is growing popular nowadays as 90% of organizers realize this adds value and fun to their parties. In fact, there are templates that are catered to the needs of both girls and boys as well. Hiring jumping castle services offering different varieties of castles with maximum bounce is recommended.
With the zeal to provide the ultimate fun destination, Kingston Park Raceway is now offering Schumacher Kart session for buck’s party in Brisbane. Kart racing or extreme Karting for buck night party is available for individual as well as for groups. One can have two wheel motor sports karting as well as four wheels motor sports karting. Their Karting race is the ultimate example of fun and thrill both of which goes hand in hand. They have fun solutions for everyone, no matter whether it is for adults or kids. With their versatile amusement rides and other recreation activities such bungee jumping, one can surely make a bucks night party an event to remember for lifetime. Along with the recreational activities, one can also get indulged in the great food which is available in their pit stop café.
Award wining local singer and songwriter Nez Erok, known for her landslide 2010 single entitled “Beautiful”, will be interviewed on Better Life TV at the Perth Conscious Living Expo this October. She will join the stage with host Kelly Sayers. Nez considers herself lucky to be one with the local community in sharing her passion towards health, and inner learning while letting people experience her kind of music.
Raw Materials Art Supplies and the Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk have teamed up to present the inaugural Los Angeles Plein Air Festival, and invite artists of all levels to participate by creating an original plein air painting or drawing of locations within Downtown Los Angeles. “Plein air”, a French expression that means “in the open air”, describes painting outdoors in natural light, from direct observation of the subject matter.