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MUSEWIRE ranked #35 among the top 70 Music Industry Blogs for 2024

TEMECULA, Calif., May 24, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MuseWire has been selected by the panelists at Feedspot as one of the Top 70 Music Industry Blogs on the web. MuseWire™ (aka/formerly Music Industry Newswire™) covers music makers, music gear, audiophile gear, the music business and related topics; established 2005. A publication of Neotrope®. Edited by Christopher Simmons, a working tech journalist since 1984, and member ASCAP.

Learn the importance of kindness, caring and acceptance with ‘The King and the Ogre’ by William J. Birrell

WELLAND, Ontario, Canada, May 22, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Prepare to be enchanted by a delightful tale that celebrates the universal values of friendship, thoughtfulness, and compassion. William J. Birrell's debut children's book, "The King and the Ogre: A Book About Kindness, Caring, and Acceptance" (ISBN: 978-1779411426), promises to touch the hearts of readers young and old alike.

Jacqui Pitman Makes Casting Golden!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 17, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For several decades now, casting director Jacqui Pitman, owner/CEO of Pitman Casting Inc. and PartyPit Productions Inc., has played a crucial role in the success of numerous long-standing TV shows. With her creative insight, Pitman has contributed to over 500 shows, including iconic staples like "America's Most Wanted," "Price is Right," "Let's Make a Deal," "Face Off," and "Big Brother 2." Pitman served as the casting director for ABC's "The Golden Bachelor" and is now casting for the highly anticipated spinoff series, "The Golden Bachelorette."

Mother-Daughter Team Wins Prestigious Lynn McIntosh Award at the 35th Annual Oklahoma Book Awards

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., May 14, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an inspiring celebration of creativity and dedication, author Gwendolyn Mukes and illustrator Alex Wallace, a dynamic mother-daughter duo, have been honored with the Lynn McIntosh Award for Excellence at the 35th Annual Oklahoma Book Awards, WF Publications announced today. This significant achievement highlights their exceptional contribution to children's literature and the impact of their recent work on the book "Gwen Didn't Care" (ISBN: 979-8985784428).

New Children’s Book ‘A Day at the Waterhole’ Celebrates Friendship and Harmony in the Jungle

BURLINGTON, Ontario, Canada, May 10, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A heartwarming story comes to life in "A Day at the Waterhole" (ISBN: 978-1779416230), a captivating children's book penned by the late James Marck. Originally written in 1993, this timeless tale has been rediscovered and brought to new audiences by Carol Perdic, with the help of talented illustrator, Chris White, and esteemed editor, Sandy White.

Robert J. Shearer’s ‘We Were Better Together’ Is a Definitive Couples Guide to Cancer and Elegy to His Late Wife, Melissa

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 9, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "We Were Better Together: Navigating Cancer as a Couple with Love, Practical Advice and Expert Guidance" (published by Legacy Launch Pad Publishing) began in 2014, when entrepreneur Robert J. Shearer and his wife Melissa faced tragic news two years into retirement together: Melissa had been diagnosed with uterine cancer.

Vocalist Sybil Evans Stages Jazz Comeback at Age 90 with the Sybil Evans Trio

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While some industrious individuals are busy looking for their second act, 90-year-old Sybil Evans, longtime resident of Manhattan's Murray Hill section is still going strong, forging ahead into her third with the Sybil Evans Trio. The dynamic, Brooklyn-born and raised nonagenarian singer was inspired by her 90th birthday to return to her love of bringing her pop-jazz stylings before a live audience.

South Bay Music Association Presents ‘Beethoven Ode to Joy at 200’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 28, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On April 6, 2024, at 7 p.m. in El Segundo, CA, the South Bay Wind Ensemble will perform "Beethoven Ode to Joy at 200." The concert will take place at the El Segundo Performing Arts Center. Join the South Bay Wind Ensemble, the SoCAL Chorale, Maestro Steven Allen Fox, Chorale Director Marya Basaraba, and over 130 musicians on April 6 as we celebrate 200 years of the greatest symphony of all time!

Pro-Aging Influencer, Makeda Smith, Closes Women’s History Month with Book Release, ‘Flying Over 50 at Any Age’ and New Coaching Portal,...

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 28, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When veteran entertainment industry publicist Makeda Smith began pole dancing as a fitness hobby, over 12 years ago, she had no idea it would morph into a life changing journey. The 63-year-old grandmother, who has received international notoriety for her dance flow movement practice, Flying Over 50, has announced a brand expansion during Women's History Month.

Author of ‘Buying Time’ Financial Guide Changes Course When Tragedy Hits

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 21, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Heidi McNulty sat down to write "Buying Time" (ISBN: 978-1956955941 [ebook]; 978-1-956955958 [paperback]; 978-1956955965 [hardcover]), a finance book for young people for publisher Legacy Launch Pad, based on going from living paycheck-to-paycheck to building a real estate empire for passive income generation - her life seemed set. At 35, she appeared to have it all-she was a successful real estate mogul, tech advisor, wife, mother and had just sold one of her businesses for seven figures.

‘Devolution of Power’ Confronts the question – If the Federal Government Cannot Unite the U.S., How Does the Nation Divide?

GREAT FALLS, Va., March 7, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- William L. Kovacs, an award winning author, presents "Devolution of Power: Rolling Back the Federal State to Preserve the Republic" (ISBN: 978-1960499790), a roadmap to promote freedom in a polarized nation by unwinding a massive federal government that cannot manage the complexity it has created. Unlike many books on government reform, "Devolution of Power" is not just a list of complaints that leave the reader seeking solutions.

BHERC 14th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival To Take Place Saturday, March 23, 2024 in Los Angeles

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 4, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) is proud to present the 14th Annual Youth Diversity Film Festival (YDFF) Saturday, March 23rd (in-person) at Regal L.A. Live, 1000 West Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015. Films can also be viewed (virtually) online at www.BHERC.TV through Sunday, March 24, 2024.

Publishers Newswire announces its Semi-annual BOOKS TO BOOKMARK List for March 2024 – Eight New Books You’ve Never Heard Of

TEMECULA, Calif., March 4, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Publishers Newswire (PNW), an online news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its latest semi-annual "books to bookmark" list of eight new and interesting books from small publishers and self-published authors in North America published over the past year. These books are often overlooked due to not coming from major traditional N.Y. book publishing houses.

The Shady Side of Virtue – Japanese Transgressions in Early 20th Century Hawaii

HONOLULU, Hawaii, March 1, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Set in the tumultuous world of colonialism, technological revolution and intercultural entanglements in early 1900s, Deuxmers Publishing releases "Miki's Mad" by George Tanabe (ISBN: 978-91944521219). A telling of love, family, pride, and delusions arising from the collisions between perception and misperception, sanity and madness, and virtue and vice.

Introducing ‘The Day Before Tomorrow’ – A Captivating Novel by Author Monique Britten

CALGARY, Alberta, Canada, Feb. 26, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the heart of a once-sleepy farming community, a tale of transformation, love, and resilience unfolds in "The Day Before Tomorrow" (IBSN: 978-1775267706; Tellwell Publishing), the latest novel by acclaimed author Monique Britten. With rich storytelling and multidimensional characters, Britten paints a vivid picture of an era gone by while delving into the complexities of relationships, survival, and the human experience.

Unveiling Hidden Treasures: Louise Dupont’s Journey of Healing and Inspiration

VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada, Feb. 19, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the quiet corners of memory, amidst the shadows of loss, there often lie hidden treasures waiting to be discovered. For Louise Dupont, author of "Hidden Treasures" (IBSN: 978-0228876014; Tellwell Publishing), the journey to uncover these gems began with a simple photograph - a snapshot of her son.

Lowell Chamber Orchestra to premiere new edition of Julia Perry’s symphony

LOWELL, Mass., Feb. 15, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Sunday, February 18, 3 p.m., The Lowell Chamber Orchestra will present the first Massachusetts performance of Julia Perry's "Symphony for Violas and Basses," from a new edition by LCO's music director Orlando Cela. The concert will also include a world premiere by Martin Max Schreiner.

Author Neena Paul Inspires Readers to ‘L I V Life In Virtue’ in New Book

TORONTO, Ontario, Feb. 14, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neena Paul, the visionary author and founder of the global mental health and wellness platform LIVE LOVE LIFE, is set to release her transformative book, "L I V Life In Virtue" (ISBN: 978-02288955341; Feb. 2024; Tellwell Publishing). With a compelling philosophy that Creation and the Creator are One, Paul invites readers on a journey to connect with themselves and the world around them.

Rising Incivility Threatens Local Democracies: ‘Save Your City’ Presents an Urgent Roadmap for Civic Culture Renewal

VANCOUVER, B.C., Feb. 6, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tellwell Publishing today announced the release of the 5th Anniversary edition of Diane Kalen-Sukra's seminal book "Save Your City: How Toxic Culture Kills Community & What To Do About It" (ISBN: 978-0228810872; paper). In a climate where rising incivility and toxic culture increasingly threaten local democracies, this book arrives as a timely antidote.

Jazz Fest Pompano Beach 2024 Makes a Huge Splash

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 2, 2024 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Under a canopy of stars, Pompano Beach was transformed into a haven for jazz enthusiasts as over 10,000 music fans showed up for the beachside celebration. Jazz royalty including Branford Marsalis, Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton, David Sanchez, and Najee held court on the Champion Porsche Stage at Jazz Fest Pompano Beach 2024 and captivated audiences with their incredible talent.

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