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FILM: The First Adaptation of the 12th Century Poem Widely Recognized as World Cultural Heritage in Literature
Film NEWS: -- A new animated film "The Knight in the Tiger's Skin" by Mirza Davitaia, of GI-Films, will be released in the Laemmle Theater on October 7, 2022. This is the first adaptation of the medieval poem by Shota Rustaveli.
Music and Performers NEWS: -- High Mountain Breezes today announced the release of their first video "Why Do We Love Music?" The video is being released following the successful launch of their first album back in early 2022, "Daddy's Margarita Rose." The Record is now available on Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, You-Tube and many other major streaming services.
Publishing NEWS: -- A harrowing story of painful illness and the damage alcoholism has on a family, "Silently Said: A Journey Through Illness and Addiction" (ISBN: 978-0228811848) is the first in the new "Silence" series by Diana Lee.
FILM: BHERC Presents Its First Health Matters Film Screening and Panel Focused on Mental Health During The 28th Annual African American...
Film NEWS: -- The Black Hollywood Education Resource Center (BHERC) is proud to welcome an incredible lineup of Films, Filmmakers and Healthcare Professionals to the stage of speakers for our 28th Annual Film Festival and First Annual Health Conference: "SUPLLEMENTALLY": Mastering Mental and Brain Health After the Pandemic Across the Globe: Recovery, Healing, Hope, Reimage, taking place August 27, 2022, Cinemark 18 & XD, 6081 Center Drive, Los Angeles and virtually.
Music and Arts: The Lowell Chamber Orchestra releases ‘Miniature Symphonies,’ a pandemic-defeating album
Music and Performers NEWS: -- The Lowell Chamber Orchestra announces the release of its second album, "Miniature Symphonies," a project started at the height of the pandemic, and designed to keep selected composers and musicians active at a time of insecurity in the performing arts.
Publishing NEWS: -- Children's sing-along book author and vocalist Bridget Burton will donate $5 from every book bundle sale to the Kauai Humane Society (KHS), starting August 22, 2022. A special "give back" page on the book's website will keep track of purchases of "Annie Kai Lani Kai Lou: Kauai's Beloved Pup" (ISBN: 978-0996216050) hard cover print and companion digital version bundle.
Publishing NEWS: -- With an aim to help families begin to heal after the terrible loss of a child, "ScootieToots and the Feathers From Heaven: A Family Healing Book" (ISBN: 978-0228866862) by Audri B. Cabness is a whimsical children's story with a powerful message that offers families an uplifting vantage point, at any point in their healing process, from which they are given the opportunity to begin to pivot from despair to serenity.
Music and Performers NEWS: -- This two-day California Soul Food Cookout and Festival is not only filled with food, fun and music, but purpose too. For 12 years running, this premier food and music event has grown to be a regional favorite. This year's festival will be held at the Alameda Fairgrounds on September 17 and 18, 2022 and will donate a portion of revenue to different charities in the Bay area who work to help the homeless and domestic violence victims.
Music and Performers NEWS: -- The Lowell Chamber Orchestra announces its fourth season, with five free concerts that look to entertain, educate, and enlighten Lowell audiences. All of the concerts are completely free, consistent with the LCO's mission to provide extraordinarily high level classical music performances and take down socio-economic barriers to access these concerts.
Publishing NEWS: -- It would appear that Picasso and his famous model, Marie-Thérèse Walter, both went to their graves during the seventies with a rather ominous secret on their conscience, according to Marc Poissant, author of the new memoir, "Picasso and Marie-Thérèse Walter: The Censored Story" (ISBN: 978-0228879718).
Publishing NEWS: -- "Calm & Sense: A Woman's Guide to Living Anxiety Free," the hit novel by psychologist Wendy Leeds (Calm Day Publishing, ISBN 978-0999901526), has an updated edition out with new updated studies and information. In honor of the new edition, there will be a limited time sale on the ebook version of the book across platforms.
Music and Performers NEWS: -- The Old Saloon and Ryan Bingham, acclaimed country music singer songwriter and Walker on the hit show "Yellowstone," partnered to support the Park and Madison counties from recent catastrophic flood damage. So far, the Southwest Montana Flood Relief Fund has raised over 1 million dollars from over 1,000 donors.
Publishing NEWS: -- "Escape the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Lifestyle" (ISBN: 978-1667832098), written by Larry Szeliga and published by MYOB Publishing, is a financial literacy book that offers a fresh new solution to an age-old problem. It's not a book about how to get rich fast or how to make a million dollars, but rather a book that recounts the author's road to financial health.
Publishing: Teen Social Entrepreneur Michael C. Platt’s Cookbook ‘Michaels Desserts’ to Launch Our Tomorrow Series, Fall 2022
Publishing NEWS: -- Sixteen-year-old social entrepreneur Michael C. Platt's highly anticipated cookbook "Michaels Desserts" (Mixed Media Resources; Paperback/eBook; On Sale: Nov. 1, 2022; $19.95; ISBN: 978-1684620470) will be the first title in the Our Tomorrow series published by Mixed Media Resources LLC. The food justice advocate will make his literary debut as the first of four authors in a groundbreaking series created to amplify the voices of teen activists using their gifts to make the world a better place.
Publishing: Son Of Canada’s Youngest Master Mariner Shares His Father’s Thrilling Adventures in Debut Novel
Publishing NEWS: -- The life and adventures of one of Canada's unknown heroes is brought to life in Philip Earle's debut novel, "I'll Go the Length of Meself: The Story of Newfoundland's Daring Rascal, Captain Guy Earle, North America's Youngest Master Mariner" (ISBN: 978-0228869597).
FILM: Californian Traveled to Poland to Interview Ukrainian Soldiers and Refugees and Animated their Stories
Film NEWS: -- Kipp Berdiansky, a 57-year-old engineer from Silicon Valley, traveled to Poland in May to interview Ukrainian soldiers and refugees. He subsequently had Ukrainian illustrators, animators and voice-over freelancers animate the story for a new YouTube channel called "Heroes of War."
Film NEWS: -- An independent African-American filmmaker with a relentless pursuit of the truth and justice, Jean Adam, Jr., has produced a stunning documentary that makes a powerful case: an Alabama white woman has been unjustly imprisoned for 30 years.
Publishing NEWS: -- Entrepreneur and author Mags Lybolt is re-launching her motivational book, "You Got This" (ISBN: 979-8839152816) in order to inspire readers to change their personal programming. The book, which is made up of 44 blessings, contains two parts in each section.
FILM: Award-winning documentary, ‘Just One’ selected for August 3 screening at San Antonio Film Festival
Film NEWS: -- One single encounter with the police can change a young person's life forever - especially children of color. "A Black or Brown child acting out at school or having a bad day can very quickly find themselves enmeshed into two very broken systems," says filmmaker and PrettyWork Creative CEO, Lisa N. Alexander.
Publishing: Local Book Stores in Oklahoma Welcome Seven-Year-Old L.A. Author for Book Reading and Signing
Publishing NEWS: -- Two Oklahoma City bookstores are hosting Los Angeles based child author Sammy Wallace. His debut book, "I Slept in My Bed Last Night" (ISBN 979-8985784404), will be read by Sammy at Belle Books Boutique & More (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.), and Full Circle Bookstore (2:30 p.m. reading and 3 p.m. signing), both on Saturday, July 16, 2022.