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Lucas Rabel’s debut album ‘Western Amber Skies’ is bold and uplifting

SEATTLE, Wash. /ScoopCloud/ -- Lucas Rabel is a multi-talented instrumentalist and singer-songwriter who has spent his life traveling the states, playing music and honing his sound. Lucas has lived in Seattle, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Nashville, Chicago and Atlanta to share his infectious tunes. Recently, he released his debut album titled "Western Amber Skies."

Poor People Choose to Be Poor, says ‘Professional Plaintiff’ and Children’s Book Author Cory Groshek

GREEN BAY, Wis. /ScoopCloud/ -- Poor people are poor because they choose to be poor, says 'professional plaintiff' turned children's book author Cory Groshek, who is also the founder of personal growth and development brand Manifestation Machine. He's the author of "Breaking Away: Book One of the Rabylon Series" (ISBN: 978-1946029003).

Recent Social Unrest Inspires ‘Fear Google’ Artist to ‘Grave Rob’ Muhammad Ali, Bruce Lee for Work of Art

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- A ground-breaking work of art by the "Fear Google" artist XVALA is set to be debuted on August 19 during the March on Google in Mountain View, California. Dubbed "The Diversity Belt," XVALA plans to wear his latest work of art in public at the March On Google to publicly share his point of view regarding Americans' First Amendment rights.

Denver Businessman Launches Website to Meet the Woman of His Dreams

DENVER, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- "Chances are almost zero I'm the guy for you." That's one of the first lines Nate Rifkin, a single man in Denver, writes in the most bizarre dating profile online today. It's not on any kind of app or dating site. Instead, Rifkin built an entire website entitled "Should You Date Nate" for one purpose: finding the woman of his dreams.

What is the Best Lullaby for a Child’s Bedtime or Nap Time?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Parents everywhere may soon be celebrating the fact that putting children to bed just got easier with the worldwide release of "Subliminal Lullaby" from singers Autumn Sky Wolfe and Debra Byrd. Available on iTunes and CD Baby, a portion of the profits from song sales are going to the Autism Speaks nationwide nonprofit organization.

NC’s Gorges State Park a Prime Viewing Location for Total Solar Eclipse

SAPPHIRE, N.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Friends of Gorges State Park is sponsoring "The Eclipse at Gorges," a 3-day celebration leading up the total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. This free, family-friendly event, hosted by Gorges State Park, promises to be an unforgettable experience for park visitors. Attracting adventure seekers and astronomy enthusiasts from all over the country, The Eclipse at Gorges will feature live music, food trucks and educational talks/hikes with Park rangers.

UPROAR ENTERTAINMENT releases Stand-Up Comedy CD by ERIK KNOWLES – ‘HIGH AND TIGHT’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Music, Wine and Good Spirits at 2017 Sonoita Wine Country Harvest Fest on August 26 in Arizona

ELGIN, Ariz. /ScoopCloud/ -- Kief-Joshua Vineyards (KJV) will host its eighth annual Magdelena Bash & Harvest Festival on August 26, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at their Elgin tasting room, located at 370 Elgin Road. This festival will feature live music all day long, food vendors and artwork, henna tattoo artists and more.

The East End Enlightenment Expo – A New Event to Celebrate Akron’s East End

AKRON, Ohio /ScoopCloud/ -- 4Es Outreach today announced the East End Enlightenment Expo, a brand new event located in the Historic Goodyear Hall that will include Vendors, Presenters, and Readers from all walks of life. Come join us for a great time filled with music, learning, and joy!

Uproar Entertainment Releases Debut Stand-Up Comedy CD by Jamal Doman ‘Consequences & Repercussions’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

New Young Adult Fantasy Drama Promotes Forgiveness and Acceptance

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. /ScoopCloud/ -- K.J. Blocker has created an alternative universe, like no other can, in his newly-released book, "Treasure of the Magical Mine Moppets" (ISBN: 978-0999150740). Published by Mindstir Media, the book's motive is to foster kindness and understanding.

Edmond Hooker, MD, Darrel Hicks, and Bruce Rippe Discuss Medical Mattress Contamination Issues on C.diff Spores and More, Aug. 1

TAMPA, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- C Diff Foundation's, "C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network," is honored to announce Dr. Edmond Hooker, MD - Associate Professor of Health Services Administration at Xavier University, Darrel Hicks, a well-known hospital environment specialist and educator, and Bruce Rippe, CEO of Trinity Guardion, manufacturer of the Trinity Guardion Patient Protective Barrier, as our guest speakers on August 1, 2017.

StoryWorld’s Innovative Bilingual eBooks Help Kids Start Learning Languages Early

OAKLAND, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Parents who want their kids to speak and read in another language just got help. Following a successful release to schools, STORYWORLD(TM) is now offering access to their interactive language learning books to parents who want to start their kids learning Spanish or Mandarin and even get a head start reading in English.

Clifford McDonald, MD and Alison Laufer-Halpin, Ph.D., of the CDC Discuss the Human Microbiome on C. diff. Spores and More

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- C Diff Foundation's "C. diff. Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network" is honored to announce Doctors McDonald and Laufer-Halpin as our guest speakers on July 25, 2017 at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET on C Diff Radio.

Laguna College of Art and Design Welcomes Best-Selling Author Dean Koontz

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) hosted New York Times Best-Selling Author, Dean Koontz on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at LCAD's historic Main Campus in Laguna Beach for an exclusive speaking engagement.

Former Los Angeles City College Basketball Coach Michael ‘Mike’ Miller’s Amazing New Self-Help Book Is Endorsed by Clergy and Coaches Alike

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Pyramid Press proudly announced today its latest book, "Coach Miller's Guide and Workbook To Life And Success" (ISBN: 978-0996893503) is available now at all bookstores and on Amazon. The book has an inspired and moving introduction by Virginia Tech Coach Buzz Williams and an amazing foreword by noted religious and political leader Rev. Misi Tagaloa, Ph.D., Head Pastor Second Samoan Church of Long Beach.

Actor Steve Comisar Gets Released From Prison on July 21, Hollywood’s Biggest Stars Asked to Help Him

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- On July 21, 2017, 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 ‘Pudge’ Rodriguez for American Century Championship Golf Tournament

DALLAS, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Vintage Event Coming to North Carolina State Fairgrounds Will Create Nostalgic Experience

RALEIGH, N.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- The first-annual retro event, Vintage Fan Fair will be held on November 10-11, 2017 (Veterans Day holiday) indoors at the Holshauser Building at the NC State Fairgrounds. The event is produced by The Vintage Lifestyle Experience, LLC and Celebrating Nostalgia(TM) will be the theme. This special event features a marketplace of vendors, vintage camper showcase, pop-up entertainment and retro activities.

Austin, Texas Based Internet Program MICHAUX TV Represents The Retro-fied Future of Live Music Television

AUSTIN, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Soul singer, songwriter, recording engineer, producer and learned music enthusiast Michaux (pronounced "me-show") is in the midst of launching an intimate and engaging new live music show called "MICHAUX TV." Inspired by Hall & Oates lead singer Daryl Hall's successful TV program "Live from Daryl's House," Austin, Texas-based "MICHAUX TV" presents a platform for living room-like live performance coupled with thoughtful conversation that flows very much like breaking bread over a stone soul kitchen table.

Altitude Trampoline Park Licensee Rescinds Agreement and Converts to Urban Air Adventure Park

GLEN CARBON, Ill. /ScoopCloud/ -- Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park is pleased to announce its newest location in Glen Carbon, Ill. As of July 6, 2017 the former Altitude Trampoline Park, located at 91 Fountain Dr., Glen Carbon, IL 62034, accepted J&C IP Inc's offer to rescind their license agreement and has chosen to become an Urban Air Franchisee.

Mass Luminosity Announces Global Esports Amateur Project

DALLAS, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Dallas, Texas based Mass Luminosity, Inc., the parent company of the leading social media network for PC gamers, GTribe, announced today that it is launching a global Esports project for casual gamers, endorsed by Logitech G.

Celebrate Art beginning June 30 with the 2017 Laguna Art-A-Fair

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Laguna Art-A-Fair is one of the premier fine arts summer destinations in Southern California and has been for more than 50 years. Our artists invite you to Celebrate Art beginning June 30, 2017 with a full spectrum of unique original creations, affordable reproductions, art demonstrations, workshops, live music and excellent cuisine.

LA Watts Summer Classic Boys and Girls Basketball Tournament Finals June 24, 2017 at Crenshaw High School and East Los Angeles College

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The annual LA Watts Summer Classic Basketball Tournament returned to action last week on June 16, 17 and 18 at various sites throughout Los Angeles. Over 20 boys and girls teams participated in the basketball event announced the California Basketball Association.

The Running of The Bulls in New Orleans Turns It Up to Eleven

NEW ORLEANS, La. /ScoopCloud/ -- Nola Bulls, LLC announces the full lineup for the 11th edition of the world famous San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO), a.k.a. "The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans." Organizers say they are committed to transcending the farthest reaches of joy currently known to mortal men, taking this event it to the ultimate limits good times, great food, tasty drinks, and general feelings of "Por Que No?" or Why Not?

Critically Acclaimed Author Aaron Ozee to Release Powerful New Children’s Book, ‘Regulus’

ADDISON, Ill. /ScoopCloud/ -- High quality fiction for children can be an impossible niche to satisfy and that is why Aaron Ozee, bestselling author of "My Darling Child Shiloh," has been gathering so much attention. Ozee's work with "My Darling Child Shiloh" garnered near universal praise when it was released in 2016. Ozee, a prolific author with 10 other pieces of work under his belt, immediately seized upon this success in order to develop his most ambitious project yet: "Regulus" (ISBN: 978-1387010790).

Mugadi Foundation, in association with Waynflete School, announce Michael O. (of NBC’s ‘The Sing Off’) Benefit Concert Event

WESTBROOK, Maine /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Ultimate Packer Fans Unite In The Name Of Charity

GREEN BAY, Wis. /ScoopCloud/ -- Join Professional Football's Ultimate Fan Association inductees Steve Tate and Wayne Sargent and former and current players invited to attend the 6th Annual Ultimate Packer Fan Connection party at The District D2 on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Mighty Grip Inc. and MercVille Productions Release Second Season of ‘The Pole Dancing Chronicles’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Christina Villegas and Jeff Mercer, the creative forces behind MercVille Productions, have announced the release of the second season of their popular web based docu-series, "The Pole Dancing Chronicles." Sponsored and co-produced by Mighty Grip Inc., a leading worldwide sporting goods manufacturer, "The Pole Dancing Chronicles" showcases people and events from within the pole and aerial community.

‘Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances’ by Leland Melvin

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Retired pro football player Leland Melvin thought his road to the NFL was an incredible journey - until he climbed aboard the shuttle Atlantis and traveled to outer space. Twice. Melvin, a former wide receiver for the Detroit Lions, engineer and astronaut, shares his real-life experiences, triumphs and challenges in an inspirational memoir. The book: "CHASING SPACE: AN ASTRONAUT'S STORY OF GRIT, GRACE, AND SECOND CHANCES" (ISBN: 978-0062496720; Amistad Hardcover Original).

Actress Rayven Ferrell Lands Pivotal Career Role in New Tupac Film

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- When Rayven Symone Ferrell was born, her mom had a strong vision for her. She knew her daughter was destined for great creativity and named her after Raven-Symone, her favorite character on "The Cosby Show." Twenty-one years later and mom's intuition has proven true. The young aspiring actress has already landed a career defining role, playing Sekyiwa Shakur, the baby sister of rap icon Tupac Shakur, in the soon to be released blockbuster film, "All Eyez on Me.

Author Mahogany Star Sizzles with Sexy Sequence of Summertime Book Releases

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Author Mahogany Star brings the sizzle to summertime reading with a sexy sequence of new book releases. Star's new titles, "Sex Degrees of Separation" and "Summer's Heat" are sure fire temperature boosters for readers who aren't afraid of the steam.

Uproar Entertainment Releases Debut Stand-Up Comedy CD by Gayla Johnson

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Visual Artist Bernard Hoyes Sculpts ‘Roots of Pegasus’ for Private Collector

PALM DESERT, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Visual artist Bernard Hoyes has accomplished yet another career defining feat. The master craftsman was recently commissioned by a private collector to recreate the divinely celebrated winged stallion Pegasus, one of the best-known creatures in Greek mythology. The five-foot "Roots of Pegasus" bronze sculpture is currently on display until the end of June.

Determined Actor Steve Comisar Attempts Comeback After Prison

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Steve Comisar is best known for being the only Hollywood actor who is also a famous fraudster. While in prison Comisar skyrocketed to social media fame by acquiring close to one million Twitter followers and over one million YouTube views.