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Publishing Industry News from Publishers Newswire™

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Publishing Industry News from Publishers Newswire™

Music and Arts: ‘FlyingOver50’ Granny Pole Dancer, Makeda Smith, Continues to Elevate Mature Women with New MercVille Productions Music Video

Music and Performers NEWS: -- Grandmother, publicist and pole dancer Makeda Smith, the creator behind the blog-turned-movement, FlyingOver50, has once again teamed with Christina Villegas and Jeff Mercer, the owners of MercVille Productions, to create a mesmerizing pole dance music video (safe for work).

Publishing: Media Mogul Mona Scott-Young Announces the Launch of Monami Direct and the Release of Debut Novel, ‘BLURRED LINES’

Publishing NEWS: -- Mona Scott Young, Executive Producer of VH1's hit franchise "Love & Hip Hop" and CEO of Monami Entertainment, announces the launch of straight-to-consumer digital platform, Monami Direct, in conjunction with the release of her debut novel, "Blurred Lines" (ISBN: 978-1939126313). "Blurred Lines" is co-written by NY Times bestselling author and TV producer Courtney Parker.

Publishing: ‘The (Original) Adventures of Ford Fairlane’ debuts at Noir At The Bar

Publishing NEWS: -- Author Rex Weiner will debut "The (Original) Adventures of Ford Fairlane" (ISBN: 978-1945572807) his gritty tales featuring private eye Ford Fairlane, the music industry's "rock n roll detective," at Noir At The Bar on June 10, 2018 at 7 p.m. The event brings together crime fiction fans with crime fiction authors reading from their work at the Mandrake Bar, Los Angeles.

Publishing: Addiction Recovery Imprint Acquires Memoir by First Time Author David Griggs

Publishing NEWS: -- Addiction recovery imprint Zephyr Bookshelf announced today that it's publishing a brand-new title this winter (2018): "Taming the Wild Things in My Head" by first-time author David H. Griggs. The memoir is equal parts harrowing, heartbreaking and hopeful.

Music and Arts: South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2018: Somos Unidos, Experience the rich culture of the South Bronx

Music and Performers NEWS: -- Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education and Bronx Music Heritage Center are proud to present the South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2018: Somos Unidos. This fun, family-friendly festival celebrates the rich cultural contributions of the communities that make the South Bronx their home. In partnership with community based organizations, city agencies and charities, multiple events will be held throughout the South Bronx from May 31 through June 23, 2018 uniting communities, arts, culture, and wellness while promoting civic engagement.

FILM: National Infertility Week culminates with release of documentary film, ‘The Empty Womb’

Film NEWS: -- Award-winning filmmaker, Betsy Chasse, announces inaugural release of her eagerly anticipated documentary, "The Empty Womb," marking the end of National Infertility Week. A depiction of the griefs infertility, "The Empty Womb" film features humanitarian artist, Robbi Firestone, who shares her infertility/IVF journey through art; "The Empty Womb" museum installation.

Publishing: Aubade Publishing to Release Three Books in Late Summer 2018

Publishing NEWS: -- This summer, Aubade Publishing is scheduled to release three books: "Sadie in Love," a novel by Rochelle Distelheim; "Paricutin: The Miracle of Daniel Pulido,"a novel by Jerome John Dobson; and "The Annotated Murder of One," a collection of poems by Jared Pearce.

FILM: Julien Dubuque International Film Festival Closing film ‘High & Outside : a baseball noir’

Film NEWS: -- High and Outside, LLC announces "High & Outside : a baseball noir" film is the Closing film at the Julien International Film Festival in Dubuque, Iowa where "Field Of Dreams" was filmed. Moviemaker magazine named it "One of the 25 coolest film festivals in the World."

Music and Arts: Uproar Entertainment Releases 3rd Stand-Up Comedy CD from Adam Hunter ‘Still Broke’

Music and Performers NEWS: -- Uproar Entertainment announces the release of "Still Broke" by comedian 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.

Music and Arts: David Benoit Conducts Film Scores ‘Pirates of the Caribbean,’ ‘Whiplash,’ Jazz and Classical Great Works with Asia America...

Music and Performers NEWS: -- Grammy-nominated DAVID BENOIT will lead the prestigious ASIA AMERICA YOUTH SYMPHONY through a varied program featuring the music from the films "Pirates of the Caribbean" and "Whiplash," and works by Tchaikovsky, Bizet and original works by Benoit himself, Asia America Symphony Association announced today.

Music and Arts: Sam Pocker Announces the New Album ‘Sam Pocker Sings Juliana Hatfield’

Music and Performers NEWS: -- Singer Sam Pocker is thrilled to announce the release of his sixth album, "Sam Pocker Sings Juliana Hatfield," available everywhere on Friday April 13, 2018. It is a 1970s-style answer record to the newly released "Juliana Hatfield Sings Olivia Newton-John." It features three Juliana Hatfield classics re-imagined as 12-inch disco records.

Music and Arts: Vocalist Sandra Booker Tributes Sarah Vaughan at Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Jazz Grill

Music and Performers NEWS: -- 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 popular performance venue, the Vibrato Jazz Grill.

FILM: Patrick Macdonald-King Joins Hyperion Media Group as Strategic Advisor

Film NEWS: -- Exiting his role as Prime Focus Technologies President after completing his earn out and the roll-out of the company's award-winning DAX Platform, Patrick Macdonald-King has agreed to join the Advisory Board of film and technology finance firm Hyperion Media Group to help create a fund focused on content, and the intersection of content and technology.

Music and Arts: Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘PIRATES’ dock in Long Beach May 11-20

Music and Performers NEWS: -- The Children's Theatre of Long Beach (CTLB), Art in Relation (AIR) and the Scottish Rite Event Center present a historic, hilarious family friendly farce featuring silly pirates, bumbling policemen, and nervous naive young lovers - Gilbert & Sullivan's rollicking musical masterpiece, "The Pirates of Penzance," comes alive at the beautiful Ernest Borgnine Theatre at the Scottish Rite Event Center of Long Beach May 11 - May 20, 2018.

FILM: Documentary on Plight of Ground Fishermen to be Screened in Maine Towns

Film NEWS: -- Maine residents will have an opportunity soon to witness the devastating impacts of federal regulations on the lives of New England ground fishermen, as seen through the eyes of a documentary filmmaker with a long record of acclaimed work. David Wittkower's "Dead in the Water" will be shown at four Maine community theaters in April.

FILM: Jallo Oil Distributors’ President is Major Benefactor for Soon to Be Released Documentary on Christian Persecution

Film NEWS: -- Patrick Carberry, founder Joshuacord, Inc., has teamed up with In Altum Productions, film director Jordan Allott, and Paul Jallo, president, Jallo Oil Distributors, to produce a much-needed documentary that addresses the plight of Christian persecution in the Middle East and Africa. Joshuacord is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization developed to help people persecuted for their Christian faith.

Music and Arts: Entertainment Line-Up: Jaded Aerosmith and Deep Fried Funk Join the Dania Beach Arts and Seafood 6th Annual Celebration

Music and Performers NEWS: -- Tribute band Jaded Aerosmith will light up the stage on Saturday, May 19 followed by a captivating performance by R&B band Deep Fried Funk on Sunday, May 20 at the 6th Annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration. The 2018 lineup features an electrifying cast of performers and a diverse range of acts, including Classic Rock Therapy, Whipping Post and Latin group Catabella to name a few.

Music and Arts: Uproar Entertainment Releases ‘Insert Token’ – Debut Stand-Up Comedy CD by Julian Michael

Music and Performers NEWS: -- 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."

Publishing: Life-preserving tax tips, quips and advice series, book one from Jeffrey Schneider, is now available in a Kindle Edition

Publishing NEWS: -- SFS Tax Problem Solutions Press announces the release of the eBook and Kindle Edition of "Now What? I Got a Tax Notice from the IRS. Help!" (B079XWL8P9) by Jeffrey Schneider. "Now What?" is also available in paperback (ISBN: 978-0692997154) and will be published in an audiobook version in June 2018.

Publishing: The Treasure Awaits: Children’s Picture Book Based on Real Life Grandfather and Grandson Adventures

Publishing NEWS: -- Who doesn't love a good buried treasure tale? And this one is even more intriguing because it's the combined effort of a grandfather and his grandson. Co-authored by Patrick Carberry and his sidekick, 7-year old Christian Patrick, "PaPa and Christian's Great Adventures: The Treasure Awaits" (ISBN: 978-1483480923), is written in a way that encourages kids to spend quality time with their grandparents.

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