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Autism and Artistry Combine as Autumn Sky Wolfe Creates Inspiring Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Autumn Sky Wolfe was diagnosed with autism, the last thing on anyone’s mind was a singing career. Yet she now has an EP on iTunes and has been nominated by New Music Weekly magazine as Best New Adult Contemporary Artist as well as Crossover Artist of the Year.

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Revelry on Richmond Partners with the Houston Wave to Shuttle Rodeo Attendees

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Revelry on Richmond has partnered with Houston’s only jitney, The Houston Wave, to bus Houstonians to and from Reliant Stadium every day throughout the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and Houston Rodeo Barbeque Cook-off, from Thursday, February 26 through Saturday, February 28, 2015.

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Canadian Producer Lands record with Legendary Mogul Dr Dre

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 23, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Quietly over the last decade, Nova Scotia native Chris Noxx has been building his resume. As a producer, composer and arranger he started making trips to and from his hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia and Music hub Los Angeles, California.

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The Harman Press Acquires A&I

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In a move that continues the expansion of its commercial printing business, The Harman Press has acquired AandI Photographic and Digital and its staff, effective February 13, 2015. AandI is expected to move operations from its current Burbank address to The Harman Press facility in North Hollywood before the end of March. The announcement was made by AandI co-owners Baret Lepejian and Vic Lepejian together with The Harman Press president Phillip Goldner.

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Unique ‘Old-World’ Wood Toys Now Available Nationally

SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seattle-based Georgian Wood Toys is making its entire collection of beautiful handmade wooden toys available nationally via its new online store. The old-world style toys, made in the country of Georgia, on the Black Sea, are sold exclusively in North America by the Seattle company.

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Mark and Jan Hilbert of the Hilbert Collection Donate Rex Brandt Watercolor to Laguna College of Art and Design Permanent Collection

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Feb. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced that Mark and Janet Hilbert of The Hilbert Collection donated ‘Evening Rendezvous’ (Watercolor on Paper, 10 x 14 inches, 1960) by acclaimed California watercolorist Rex Brandt. The iconic watercolor will be part of the college’s permanent collection.

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Next Generation Talent Agents Tay Smith and Christopher Young Celebrate Black History Month at J Pervis Talent Agency

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Talent agents Christopher Young and Tay Smith are noticeably the hardest working, African American TV/film agents in the entire southeast area. A dynamic duo, working under the banner of the J Pervis Talent Agency, Smith and Young have created a vortex of synergy that is fueling theatrical bookings with new flair and fresh faces.

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Nude Statue of Dr. Huxtable Protests Cosby’s TV Hall of Fame Busts?

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Feb. 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A teenage artist’s protest against Bill Cosby for misrepresenting his TV characters and their messages is proposed as a nude statue of Cosby’s Dr. Cliff Huxtable from ‘The Cosby Show’ to replace the busts of the legendary performer displayed in front of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Halls of Fame. The Dr. Huxtable sculpture depicted with a saddened Fat Albert, created by young sculptor Rodman Edwards, is being unveiled by Cory Allen Contemporary Art (CACA).

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Just in Time for Valentine’s Day Certified Master Sex Expert Nikki Ransom-Alfred Releases New Book

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentine’s Day is the perfect time for all things sex and love. Certified master sex expert educator and sex and relationship coach, Nikki Ransom-Alfred, knows this all to too well and is releasing her new book ’30 Sex Positions and Tips For Getting Wild, Rough, and Kinky’ for lovers looking for adventure.

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2014/15 California State Championship Pinball Tournament to be held at Pacific Pinball Museum in Alameda

ALAMEDA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The body that ranks the world’s best pinball players, 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. This year’s competition in California will be held at the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) from 1 to 5 p.m. at 1510 Webster St. in the San Francisco Bay Area’s charming island city of Alameda.

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ArteQuesta Urban Artist Evan Skrederstu Commissioned to Paint Star Wars Beetle as Part of Mask Series

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading fine art investment company ArteQuesta today announced that urban artist Evan Skrederstu has been commissioned for a Star Wars themed piece in a crescendo to his acclaimed Mask Series of painted bugs. The commissioned image of the iconic Darth Vader mask is to be painted on a largest breed of beetle, Titanus Gigantus, measuring 5.75 inches.

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Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll and New England Patriots leave lifetime memories for former New York Jet and Marine Wayne Wicka

WINONA, Minn., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wayne Wicka went into the U.S. Marine Corps seeking direction, leadership and success, and he got it. The techniques learned from the New England Patriots and from his then defensive coach at the New York Jets, Pete Carroll, now the Head Coach of the Seattle Seahawks, created life-changing memories for Wicka, a high school benchwarmer turned New York Jet and U.S. Marine who sacked Brett Favre.

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Art-In-Relation Breathes New Life Into the Arts of Long Beach with ‘Fresh A.I.R.’

LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art-In-Relation (AIR), a new Long Beach based Arts Organization will be holding its first fundraising event on Sunday, February 22, 2015 beginning at 2 p.m. at Ernest Borgnine Theatre in Long Beach. The event is called ‘Fresh A.I.R. – a Broadway Benefit.’

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Mark Wahlberg will be asked to help Actor Steve Comisar currently in Prison

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mark Wahlberg, Robert Downey Jr., Wesley Snipes, Tim Allen, and Danny Trejo are among the top Hollywood stars who served time in prison. Wahlberg will be asked to step up and help fellow actor Steve Comisar who will be released from prison in 2018.

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American Pinball Exhibition Bound for Europe

SAN FRANCISO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) has signed an agreement with Phaeno Museum of Wolfsburg, Germany to create a never-before-seen exhibition of pinball art and science. This will mark the first time a major exhibition of pinball art and exhibits has made the journey to Europe.

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Stetson Mansion Tours and Events Named Finalist in the First Annual Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards in Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stetson Mansion Tours and Events announced today that it has been named a finalist in the first annual Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards in Central Florida. Stetson Mansion was named a finalist in the Small Business category for the awards, which honor the companies, organizations and people who have impacted, with their products, services, and thought leadership, the Central Florida community.

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Not Just an Author, She Was Born Royalty and a Princess

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Princess Jessica Carol White is Royalty from birth. She is the daughter of Prince Mack Kaywood III. As a British-American who is mixed with one of the longest list of nationalities, Princess Jessica qualifies to marry into several Royal families. She is part of a Royal family in England.

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Author’s Books about Gnomes are based on Personal Experience

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Author and intuitive counselor David Swing says gnomes, elves and other fairies are found not just in Europe, but also in the United States and other countries around the world. He has written about his experiences with fairies in his books, ‘Gnomes in the Garden’ (ISBN: 978-0974239408) and ‘The Celtic Owl’ (ISBN: 978-0974239415).

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BOLLING NIGHT! Music of Claude Bolling and Others Performed by the Pit Stop Players

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present ‘Bolling Night,’ an evening of music by the legendary Claude Bolling, plus pieces by other composers who combine jazz and classical idioms. The event will take place Monday, February 9, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York City.

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Retired CEO of Billion Dollar Company Shares the Business Principles That Took Him to the Top

PINEHURST, N.C., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High-fructose corn syrup, a changing sugar industry, and practical leadership methods weave an absorbing tale of business, family, social responsibility, and commitment in this important business memoir written by Doug Lapins. ‘SWEET SUCCESS: A Journey of Change and Challenge’ (ISBN 978-0-9905995-0-0; paper; Foursome Press) chronicles the changes, challenges, and guiding principles of a thirty year stellar corporate career.

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New Actor Drew Stephenson Lands Role in ‘Vampire Diaries’

ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music, modeling and acting are among the top three career goals for many in the entertainment field, but it is a well known fact that only a small percentage actually make any real headway in all three pursuits. Up and comer Drew Stephenson will not tell you that he is different, but he will show you with his persistence, determination and dedication.

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Youngest Stars Shine Brightest at The Nation’s Largest Women’s Track and Field Series

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you missed who was likely the nation’s fastest eight year-old this time last year, no worries, she’s just broken her own record on her ninth birthday. With four decades of top talent in the Colgate Women’s Games track and field series to beat, Avery Lewis of Chester, Pa. is arguably the fastest third grader in the United States.

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ImmersiON-VRelia Unveils the Latest in Virtual Reality at CES 2015

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSIRE) — Immersion-VRelia, Inc., a top innovator in Virtual Reality hardware and software platforms, launched at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show a wide spectrum of VR offerings that will fundamentally change the way we work, play, and interact.

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Publishers Newswire announces ‘Books to Bookmark’ List of 19 Interesting New Book Titles from 2014

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 31, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online resource established in 2004, today announced its latest semi-annual ‘Books to Bookmark’ list of new titles ‘worth a look’ that most have probably not heard of. This list contains 19 new books published in 2014 which may have been missed due to not originating from major New York book publishers, or ‘big name’ authors.

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Cory Chalmers, of Hoarders TV Show, makes a special guest appearance at TICA Cat Show in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TV Star and lead expert of the hit cable television show ‘Hoarders, Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at the TICA Cat Show January 2, 3 and 4, 2015 in Sacramento, Calif. This year’s show is called ‘Mardi Gras Madness.’

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Mentalist and Futurist Sidney Friedman Predicts 2015 including ‘Molar Vortex’

CHICAGO, Ill., Dec. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As seen for 16 years on numerous media including the ‘Today Show’ and ‘The View’ with a 72 percent overall accuracy to date, for the 17th straight year mentalist/futurist/author SIDNEY FRIEDMAN releases his annual predictions covering the Oscars, the economy, weather, celebrities and more.

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Selfie Stick Cyber Attack

MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The inventor of the selfie stick for smartphones and GoPro cameras, Wayne Fromm, is setting the record straight and is furious at all the misreporting of the invention’s origin. It was named invention of the year by TIME magazine, as if it was an anonymous invention, and is touted as an Asian invention in other press reports including the New York Post.

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