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2019 DangerMan Hero Awards Show Celebrates TV’s First Black Superheroes Actors Carl Lumbly and Simone Missick
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Fourth Annual DangerMan Hero Award Show and Concert will be super special this year! Among the numerous honorees for the night being acknowledged for their community activism are two celebrated thespians who have portrayed history making superheroes on television.
The Chris Kyle Frog Foundation and Dirty South Bats Partner to Produce the ‘American Sniper’ Composite Baseball Bat
WINDER, Ga., Nov. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dirty South Bats today announced that it has joined forces with the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation (CKFF) to produce a limited-edition tribute bat honoring American Sniper Chris Kyle that is cutting-edge both in its looks and performance. The 2 5/8-inch composite baseball bat certified for USSSA and BBCOR will be available for players from ages 8 to College with $100 from each bat sale being donated to the CKFF.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Los Angeles is in for a massive infusion of harmonious ripples when "Soundwaves 360 Music Event" rolls on to the boulevard on Thursday, November 14 at the Academy LA. Party goers will be able to surf a kaleidoscope of genres with acts ranging from hip hop to rock. The evening, presented by Brandi Irwin Productions and G-Love Productions, will be flooded with talent.
Rayah, The Royal Poodle and Adrienne Unae Promote Gender Equality and Healthy Learning and Working Relationships
ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Vickie Cox Edmondson, an academic and management strategist, today announced that she has entered into a partnership with actress, Adrienne Unae to introduce Rayah, The Royal Poodle, LLC. to enhance the career opportunities and influence of girls and women of color.
MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After an 18-month self-imposed hiatus, Datsik, a leader in the dubstep world, surfaced with a statement explaining his absence, which he posted on his Facebook page. After extensive touring over the last decade, he sought help for mental health issues that he opted to come to terms with.
RACHEL, Nev., Sept. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prymrr, the 13-year-old rapper and dancer, known internationally for her lead appearance in Sia's "Never Give Up" music video, has just announced her intent to take the stage and debut her newest songs at Alienstock in Rachel, Nevada.
DJ Throdown Continues Reign as America’s Best DJ, Capturing Second Consecutive DMC US Finals DJ Championship
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Washington, D.C. area's very own and most eccentric turntablist entertainer, DJ Throdown, AKA Ross Volpe, continued his reign as "America's Best DJ" by again winning the prestigious DMC US Finals DJ Battle. DJ Throdown will represent America on September 28 in London at the DMC World DJ Championships, where last year he finished 5th best in the world.
Gallospole, a Political Satirist, Sizes Up the Weaponization of Chairs with the Comedy Music Video, TARAC WIPPP
DREXEL HILL, Pa., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On September 19, Gallospole will premiere his long-awaited music video, TARAC WIPPP. An acronym for The American Right for Adequate Chair Width In Public & Private Places, TARAC WIPPP is a political allegory performed by Gallospole and his team of puppetized lobbyists advocating for suitable seating on behalf of Americans with metabolic differences, or clinically known as, obese Americans.
FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, announced it has secured "Sopranos" star Jamie-Lynn Sigler to lead a powerful cast in the staged reading of a new play for MANHATTANonPATRICK at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in suburban Washington D.C. on September 27.
Latina Actress Yubo Fernandez Exposes Mental Health and Defeats Hidden Abuse in The Industry, Off Broadway This Summer
MANHATTAN, N.Y., July 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Yubo Fernandez was a sponsored child from the Dominican Republic by a U.S. school; now she's an awarded actress, producer, director, activist and entrepreneur, presenting her third play in Off Broadway NYC. "Late for Martinis" is part of the Summer Play Celebration at the Manhattan Repertory Theater this July 18, 20 and 21, 2019 in Manhattan.
Reverend Stefanie Minatee and JUBILATION: DIONNE WARWICK and QUEEN LATIFAH Celebrate NJ Community Choir
NEWARK, N.J., June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ask world-renowned choir director Reverend Stefanie Minatee what the core revelation of her New Jersey community choir Jubilation's 20th Anniversary Celebration is, and she will tell you in a single word: GOD. Through the guarantee of life's trials and tribulations, it's nothing but GOD that gets you to the finish line of Jubilation.
EyeBuyDirect and Queer Eye’s Tan France Launch ‘Style the Stylist’ for Chance to Win Fabulous Eyewear
AUSTIN, Texas, June 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global eyewear retailer EyeBuyDirect is teaming up with Tan France in a campaign to let his followers style him. Fans will get to turn the tables on the style guru when they vote on which glasses look best on him. France, who is best known for his role on the Emmy-award-winning series "Queer Eye," has of late found even more followers with the release of his book "Naturally Tan."
NEW YORK, N.Y., June 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Dominican born actress Liz Thomas, is the first woman to write and star in a Sketch Show inspired by the First Lady Melania Trump. The Show is called "Melania: The Cyberwoman." Directed by Kim Parker. Other cast members are Seneca Lawrence and Zack Gafin.
MIAMI, Fla., June 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 800Casting Company is always vigilant about finding ways to serve and has secured its place in the entertainment industry as the number one innovator of casting software. Today, the company is introducing a completely FREE new service called Cast Assist which helps all casting directors and filmmakers simplify and enhance their work process.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scrolling through the Instagram feeds of famous celebrities might lead to the belief that stars never experience the same travel mishaps that ordinary travelers do. According to Travelinsurance.com, we have more in common with famous jet-setters than we realize, in that celebrities face the same travel troubles that can derail anyone's vacation.
Nina G, Stuttering Comedian and Author, Headlines Invisible Disabilities Comedy Show at the Sacramento Punch Line
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stuttering stand-up comic Nina G will have the top spot at the Invisible Disabilities Comedy Show at the Sacramento Punch Line on Sunday, January 27 2019! Author of the forthcoming book "Stutterer Interrupted: The Comedian Who Almost Didn't Happen," Nina's comedy is funny, revealing, unapologetic, and always a window to her experience as a person who stutters. Through humor, Nina G is challenging now people think of stuttering.
Women’s Rights for Life Championed by International Actress Golsa Sarabi – Iranian Women’s Movement for Freedom of Choice
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'I'm a woman ... living in the 21st century. My existence is not a crime, and it's not for trade. I have the right to choose, and my choice is freedom, liberty, and persistence,' says Golsa Sarabi an international actress and a business entrepreneur. 'Being a woman means to have strength, to stand up, and to fight! To fight for freedom, for equality and for change. You are not alone ... I'm standing with you.' (VIDEO)
OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do you do when you are professionally funny for a living AND use your own experience as a person with disabilities to crush stigma and change attitudes? Well, for stuttering comedian Nina G, you take it on the road in a series of presentations that are both funny and profound. Much like Hannah Gadsby's breakout Netflix special "Nannette," Nina G blends her comedy "material" with her real life experiences for a unique tour you can see live!
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As announced today by Outbreak Presents and Live Nation, Mike Shinoda is set to headline the latest installment of the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour. Tickets go on sale starting Friday, August 10 at 10 a.m. local time, with special pre-sales starting Tuesday, August 7 at 10 a.m. local time.
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Aug. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kids of Courage, a medically-supervised travel program for seriously sick children and young adults, is currently in Las Vegas for their annual summer adventure. The unique non-profit program provides adaptive activities and events for individuals with life-threatening illnesses and serious disabilities. The current group consists of 120 medically-fragile campers from all over North America, accompanied by volunteer physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and caretaker counselors.
CHICAGO, Ill., June 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As part of the 35th annual National Stuttering Association conference, a group of talented comedians will stand up for stuttering in "NSA Laughs!" Headlining the show is Nina G, an 8-year, stand-up comedy veteran and professional speaker. This stand-up comedy show is open to the public and is scheduled for July 5 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On April 27, 2018, actor and con man Steve Comisar returns to Hollywood to resume his acting career after finally finishing his federal prison sentence. With the help of A-list actors, agents, directors and producers, Comisar will immediately begin taking on acting roles in motion pictures.
New TV Star David Busby Survives Gun Violence and Lands Debut Role on Bounce TV’s ‘Saints and Sinners’
ATLANTA, Ga., April 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When viewers watch young, upcoming actor David Busby in his debut recurring role on the third season of Bounce TV's sizzling series "Saints and Sinners," they are witnessing the passion of a young man who has had his own personal run-in with real life saints and sinners. Working alongside the show's veteran stars, including Vanessa Bell Calloway, Clifton Powell, and Keith Robinson most would never guess that twice in two years, the determined 26-year-old thespian almost lost his life to street gun violence.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment announces the release of "Still Broke" by Adam Hunter. Recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. "Still Broke" is the third Stand-Up Comedy CD Uproar has produced by Adam Hunter. A talented performer and writer, Hunter has performed all over the world. (VIDEO)
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS 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.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment announces the release of "Insert Token", the debut stand-up comedy CD by Julian Michael. Recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash., 'Insert Token' presents the unique comic perspective of a man who considers himself a "double minority."
PORTLAND, Maine, March 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hundreds of international flags again will sway in the breeze and the summer will HEAT UP on July 28, 2018 at the Deering Oaks Park; a feast for your eyes and ears will be displayed throughout the Sixteenth Annual Greater Portland Festival of Nations (FON). FON proudly celebrates and highlights Maine's great ethnic diversity, perpetuates traditions, encourage ethnic understanding, and promote unity in Maine. FON's theme this year is "FROM MANY DIFFERENT NATIONS, TO ONE MAINE."
Universal FanCon is First Large-Scale Fandom Event Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion of Geeky Nerdy Fans
BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The inaugural Universal FanCon is the first large-scale, inclusive event that celebrates the diversity of fans, fandom and true needs of those who love pop culture. This year's event will help benefit relevant causes, including Geek Club Books Charity for Autism. Coming to Baltimore, Maryland, April 27-29, 2018.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of "GROWN MAN...BABY STEPS" by TY BARNETT. Recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. "GROWN MAN...BABY STEPS" is a unique opportunity to hang out with the hilarious and incredibly talented TY BARNETT.
Stars of Indie Movie ‘A Boy Called Po’ Activate their Voices for Autism during National Bullying Prevention Month
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Geek Club Books for Autism today announced that actors Christopher Gorham and Julian Feder, lead characters in the award-winning indie film, "A Boy Called Po" joined the #Activate4Autism movement, a public awareness campaign as a part of National Bullying Prevention Month. People on the autism spectrum are often misunderstood, marginalized, undervalued and 3 times more likely to be victims of bullying.
NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sunlight Home's Annual Benefit Dinner, chaired by Mrs. Jean Beauchamp, will be held on Nov. 4, 2017 at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. This year's honored speaker is Jennifer O'Neill, internationally acclaimed model, actress, author, producer and Pro-Life Spokesperson.
The Event Planner Expo in NYC Hosted by EMRG Media Offers Exceptional Speaker Lineup, Celebrates its Fifth Year
NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's setting up to be their best event yet. The Event Planner Expo, hosted by EMRG Media, has already developed a reputation for being a premier events and hospitality tradeshow, but this year, they're taking it to another level. On October 4, 2017, keynote speaker, Martha Stewart, will talk about her road to success. The Expo is scheduled to take place at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street from 2 to 8 p.m.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of "HIGH AND TIGHT" by ERIK KNOWLES. Recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash., "HIGH AND TIGHT" provides a hilarious glimpse into the life of Erik Knowles. From his experiences in the U.S. Marine Corps to his current role as a father and husband, Erik Knowles finds the inspiration for his humor in his everyday life.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of "Consequences & Repercussions" by Jamal Doman, recorded live at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Wash. Uproar Entertainment is committed to recording and promoting today's most talented comedians. "Consequences & Repercussions" release date is August 4, 2017.
Actor-Felon Steve Comisar Gets Released From Prison on July 21, Hollywood’s Biggest Stars Asked to Help Him
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On July 21 the prison gates will open and actor Steve Comisar will once again be a free man. After spending 15 years in federal prison for fraud Comisar will try to pick up the pieces and resume an acting career. Unfortunately, after such a long absence the odds will be stacked against him.
Supreme Lending Partners with Baseball Hall of Famer Ivan Rodriguez for American Century Championship Golf Tournament
DALLAS, Texas, July 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Supreme Lending, a nationwide mortgage lender, has announced that it is partnering with baseball Hall of Famer, Major League Baseball All-Star and former Texas Ranger Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez, who will serve as the company's ambassador during the American Century Championship Golf Tournament, July 11-16, 2017 at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
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.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of "Black Wives Matter" by Gayla Johnson. A diverse, intelligent comedienne, Gayla Johnson entertains audiences with her stories and her characters, treating her listener to her unique view of the world we live in.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Actor and felon Steve Comisar will be released from federal prison on July 21 after serving a 15 year sentence for fraud. Comisar will be placed on home confinement in Los Angeles until his sentence officially ends on April 16, 2018.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of "I'm A Hooker" by Kristin Key. Armed with her quick wit and her trusty guitar, the Texas native slings her signature goofy songs and hilarious jokes on her fourth collaboration with Uproar Entertainment.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of "Live From Las Vegas" by Alex Elkin. Comedian Alex Elkin has a comedy style that is unique and true to himself. He is unapologetic, says what he thinks, delivers the unexpected, and knows what funny is.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is proud to announce that "Chillennial" by Feraz Ozel has debuted at #9 on The Billboard Comedy Chart in its first week of release. The Billboard Comedy Chart lists the week's top selling comedy albums ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Feraz Ozel, a "brown" comedian, is a light-hearted performer driven by passion, and intelligence, says Uproar Entertainment. His is a diverse and energetic brand of insightful comedy that connects with people from all walks of life. He prides himself on putting on a show that will make you laugh till it hurts, think about a few new things, and remember that regardless of our vast differences, we can all come together for a night of comedy.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Steve Comisar is not your average celebrity felon. Comisar is the only Hollywood actor on earth that is also a famous con man. With over 700K Twitter followers and over one million YouTube views, he is a social media phenom.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of "Orally Challenged" by Jen Murphy. Recorded in front of a live audience at The Comedy Underground in Seattle Washington this CD showcases Jen Murphy - who fearlessly goes where few female comics have gone before.
Jailed Actor Steve Comisar says Obama’s Clemency Program excludes White-Collar Fraudsters in favor of Drug Dealers
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The exclusive Presidential power of clemency has historically been used to grant harshly sentenced inmates an early release from federal prison. According to imprisoned actor Steve Comisar, President Obama is unfairly using his power to grant clemency to mostly African American drug offenders, while leaving out nearly everyone else.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of "Who Is Jackie Fabulous?" Recorded in front of a live audience at Harvey's Comedy Club in Portland, Oregon this CD features the multi-talented Jackie Fabulous - a comedic force to be reckoned with.
Legendary Comedienne Marsha Warfield Headlines Funny Lady Hope Flood’s 5th Annual Comics Rock! Convention
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS 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, located 5581 W Manchester Boulevard in Westchester, CA.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Brett Hamil's first comedy CD 'GROWER' on February 12, 2016. Recorded in front of a live audience at the The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Washington, this CD packs a hilarious, socially conscious brand of comedy that gets people both thinking and laughing.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Nick Cobb's first comedy CD, 'Too Broke For Therapy' to be released January 15, 2016.