WALNUT CREEK, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Professionals Guild and the Society of Single Professionals announced a Bay Area New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the Chicken Pie Shop and bar in Walnut Creek on Dec. 31, 2023. This East Bay New Year's Eve party includes an optional New Year's Eve Dinner, DJ dancing, a Balloon Drop, and a Champagne Toast followed by more dancing.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Hang Media, Inc., whose award-winning HANG platform (letshang.live) has drawn more than 22 million young viewers to interactively experience sports events alongside current players, all-time greats, and celebrities, has completed a $9.2 million Series A funding round. HANG will use the proceeds to accelerate product development and audience growth, expanding its leadership position in the rapidly growing direct-to-consumer sports media category.
Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases Workbook on How to Meet Goals by Goal Setting Speaker Anna David
LOS ANGELES, Calif.LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing has released "The EPIC Goal Workbook: The Guide to Achieving Extraordinary, Powerful, Impactful and Courageous Goals" (ISBN: 978-1956955682; paperback), written by Anna David, a leading speaker on goal setting.
BOSTON, Mass. /ScoopCloud/ -- The venerable indie rock band Guided By Voices (GBV) recently celebrated 40 years of music with several thousand fans in its hometown of Dayton, Ohio, performing two sold-out shows at the Dayton Masonic Center over Labor Day weekend. In the spirit of bringing that celebration to Boston, four local fans (calling themselves the Textbook Committee) have organized Forever Since Heedfest, which brings three GBV tribute bands and diehard fans from near and far to Warehouse XI in Somerville, MA this February.
ORLANDO, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- The time has come! Greg Lindberg, entrepreneur, philanthropist, author and wellness advocate, publishes transformational anti-aging book titled "LIFELONG: Quantum Biology, Anti-Aging Science and the Cutting-Edge Program That Will Transform Your Body and Mind" (ISBN: 979-8866425266; paper). The book is now available on Amazon worldwide.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- "Love Without Wings: An Adoption Fairytale" (ISBN: 979-8986768045), was released one year ago and now it's also available as a read-along videobook narrated by Rayyah McCaul with an original music score by Sleeps Under Beams. The author, Adam Swain Ferguson, founder, Purple Fox Entertainment, says that the book and its video adaptation were imagined to magically introduce the subject of adoption to his son, and to celebrate diverse families made complete through adoption.
Author K.R. Butt Reveals the Impact of PTSD on a Canadian Military Family in ‘Unarmoured: PTSD Affects Us All’
ALYMER, Quebec /ScoopCloud/ -- Fiercely independent author K.R. Butt has unveiled her thought-provoking book, "Unarmoured: PTSD Affects Us All" (ISBN: 978-0228869566; August, 2023). In this compelling work, Butt takes readers on a journey through the life of Norah, a young flight attendant, as she delves into the world of online dating in search
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Digitl Mediums, a bi-coastal boutique full services consulting, marketing and branding company, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with SureThing Productions, a renowned name in the entertainment industry.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Toyota and HANG, the leading direct-to-consumer fan platform, are deploying innovative media approaches this sports season that are driving audience levels higher than television, with deeper data insights and engagement. To introduce its first-ever Grand Highlander SUV to targeted Black and Indian expat consumers, Toyota and its agencies, Burrell and InterTrend, have leveraged HANG's unique second-screen experiences to power deep engagement across more than 1 million views.
VICTORIA, B.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Author Seval Seer has unveiled an enlightening book, "Om Vel Way: Be Happy and Make Happy," (IBSN: 978-1779410658; Nov. 2023) which delves deep into the essence of human existence and the pursuit of true happiness. With a focus on the theme "Be Happy and Make Happy," Seval Seer's book offers a powerful and insightful perspective on the human journey.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Legacy Launch Pad Publishing proudly presents "Sustainability in the Air: The Innovators Helping the Aviation Industry Take Climate Action" (ISBN: 978-1-956955-80-4 [ebook]; 978-1-956955-81-1 [paperback]), co-authored by Shashank Nigam and Dirk Singer, respectively the Founder & CEO and the Head of Sustainability of aviation consulting firm SimpliFlying.
QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. /ScoopCloud/ -- Just in time for the holiday season, Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek is transforming into a magical winter wonderland, slated to open the day after Thanksgiving. Christmas at Schnepf Farms spans more than 30 acres of the east valley farm and is filled with lights and more than 40 holiday-themed attractions to delight the entire family.
Move For Hunger sets the new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Most Cereal Boxes Toppled in a Domino Fashion
DETROIT, Mich. /ScoopCloud/ -- It was just confirmed, Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization that fights hunger and food waste, successfully broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Most Cereal Boxes Toppled in a Domino Fashion with Topple Hunger. The previous record, set in 2021, stood at an impressive 6,391 cereal boxes.
NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia /ScoopCloud/ -- A message of hope coming through the veil from those who have passed over, and from the Divine Spirit who is guiding us into this new future. In Dr. Mark W. Burns' current book, "A Light Amongst the Stars" (ISBN: 978-0228893684; July, 2023), he questions: What if humanity has passed an important milestone and the message of doom, proposed by so many for so long, is now wrong?
VANCOUVER, B.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Amal Indi, a seasoned Solutions Architect with over two decades of experience in the financial sector, has unveiled his profound journey to unlock genuine happiness and inner peace in his latest book, "Happiness Mountain - Make every experience a happy experience" (ISBN: 978-1734068740; October 2023).
RIO RANCHO, N.M. /ScoopCloud/ -- Master Sommelier Tim Gaiser has released an updated version of "Message in the Bottle: A Guide to Tasting Wine" (ISBN: 978-1955750479). The book is a valuable resource for professional tasters, as well as an outstanding guide for the casual enthusiast who wants to learn more about how to appreciate a glass of wine.
PORTLAND, Ore. /ScoopCloud/ -- Marketing guru, Jon Spoelstra, has always had a penchant for pushing the outrageous. He wrote "Marketing Outrageously," a Wall Street Journal bestseller, and now he's at it again. This time he's written a series of mystery novels for what he calls "old guys" in the "Old Guys Murder Mystery Series." This fifth novel in the series, "Who is Killing all the Old (and mostly lovable) Mystery Writers?" (ASIN: B0C5S1ZP9M) is scheduled to publish on November 7, 2023.
Monica Buchanan Shares Her Personal Journey in New Book, ‘Outsider: Making Sense of My Journey as a Survivor’
ST. LOUIS, Mo. /ScoopCloud/ -- Author and psychologist Monica Buchanan unveils her memoir, "Outsider: Making Sense of My Journey as a Survivor," (IBSN: 978-0228891673; September, 2023) which offers readers an introspective look at her life experiences and her path to overcoming adversity. The book, published by Tellwell, is scheduled to be available on Amazon and other online book retailers.
Renowned pianist and conductor, Boris Cepeda, relocates to Atlanta and unveils European Piano Academy
ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Boris Cepeda, an accomplished pianist and conductor, will now call Atlanta home. It's a groundbreaking move made possible through a "genius" visa designated for individuals with extraordinary abilities. This move marks a significant chapter in his illustrious career.
Tellwell Publishing Announces Indigenous Voices Grant in Honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
VICTORIA, B.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Tellwell Publishing is launching a new program called the Indigenous Voices Grant, earmarking $10,000 in in-kind book publishing services to amplify the voices of Indigenous Canadians. The grant aligns with Tellwell's commitment to cultivating a vibrant culture through the telling of powerful stories.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Community Folk Art Center (CFAC) is excited to announce the upcoming staged reading of "Maria Teresa Vaglio: An Italian Mystery" by Donna Inglima. This immigrant story, charged with humor and emotional pain, explores themes of abandonment, family dysfunction, and the resilience of the human spirit. This biographical upstate NY story takes the audience on a journey from Italy to Seneca Falls.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The holiday spirit will be brought to life once again with the "Holiday Pops Spectacular" taking place on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at 8 p.m., marking the final appearance at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, CA. Join Maestro Steven Allen Fox, Resident Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba, and the Golden State Pops Orchestra and Chorale in a heartwarming journey filled with joy and merriment!
Three Women from Delaware have made it to VOGUE and it’s not the three you would think! Meet Delaware’s rising star: Danielle Alura
WILMINGTON, Del. /ScoopCloud/ -- Delaware is not typically known for being a fashion hub, but three incredible women from this state have made a splash in the fashion world and been featured in Vogue, one of the most prestigious fashion magazines in the world. "What's even more impressive, is that these three three are not the ones you would typically expect," Danielle Alura said.
FORT WORTH, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- The McGrath Project is back! Three years after the band released its last album, "Golden Goose," in 2020, the band has emerged from this post pandemic world with new life. The new album titled, "Oh My," will be released internationally on September 26, 2023, with pre orders available on all digital mediums.
PUYALLUP, Wash. /ScoopCloud/ -- ADHD advocate and author Jesse J. Anderson is proud to release "Extra Focus: The Quick Start Guide to Adult ADHD" (ISBN: 979-8988644200 (paperback); 979-8988644217 (ebook)). The book is set to redefine how adults with ADHD (Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder) navigate their unique challenges, by offering compassionate understanding and practical strategies for effective living.
World Open Water Swimming Association’s Final Review: Nyad’s 2013 Cuba to Florida Swim Ratification Denied
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The World Open Water Swimming Association's (WOWSA) Advisory Board reached a decision regarding Diana Nyad's submission for ratification for the Cuba to Florida swim in 2013. WOWSA supports a global community of open water swimmers committed to safety, sportsmanship, and adventure.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is delighted to introduce the 2023/2024 class of the Artists in Residence (AiR) program at the historic Bailey Contemporary Arts Center (BaCA). The AiR Program provides artists with studio space to create new work, collaborate with fellow resident artists, and engage with the community.
JOEY AND HIS FRIEND WATER: A playful book introducing children and their parents to the idea that everything around us is energy vibrating at different speeds
TORONTO, Ontario /ScoopCloud/ -- In Ellen J. Lewinberg's current picture book, "Joey and His Friend Water" (ISBN: 978-0228881698; May 2023), Joey, the main character in the book, finds that he is able to talk to the water in a stream behind his house. Joey finds it hard to believe that he is talking to and learning from Water, and keeps checking the ideas that Water is presenting to him.
Toyota and Hang Media Partner to Offer a Grand New and Connected Way to Watch The HBCU NY Classic From MetLife Stadium
NEW YORK, N.Y /ScoopCloud/ -- Toyota, whose first‐ever 2024 Grand Highlander SUV touts "the best views from every row," will be offering fans the best viewing experience when Morehouse College faces Albany State University in the 2nd annual HBCU NY Classic football game at MetLife Stadium on Saturday, September 16. Teaming with HANG, the leading fan-athlete community, Toyota will be hosting a virtual watch party in which fans will mingle with athletes and celebrities in a video chat room while watching the action on TV.
Black Women in STEM Pen New Children’s Science and Nature Book for HBCU Green Fund’s Publishing Arm Launch
WASHINGTON, D.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Fostering their continued efforts to create innovative programs to lead the charge in building a more sustainable future, the HBCU Green Fund, founded by environmental leader, Felicia Davis, has launched a self-titled publishing brand. Their first release, "MSITU: The Old-Growth Forest," is written by three women in STEM, Spelman college students and alumna, Serena Echols, Imani Blue and Nia McKenzie, and illustrated by Niara Powell.
Reimagining Parenthood: A Therapist’s Insight Into Weathering Relationship Storms – A Beacon Of Support For Couples In The Journey Of Raising Children
CALGARY, Alberta, Canada /ScoopCloud/ -- Relationships, marriage, and parenthood-these beautiful connections often come with their share of challenges. Dan McMillan, a therapist and psychologist based in Alberta, Canada, witnessed the struggles that can plague relationships. He recognized the need to shed light on a common hurtful pattern that couples often find themselves in. This realization led to the creation of his debut picture book, "Badger and Turtle: Face the Storm" (ISBN: 978-0228888116)
South Bay Music Association Presents ‘Frankenstein: Alive in Concert’ in Collaboration with Grand Vision Foundation
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- South Bay Wind Ensemble (SBWE) is thrilled to begin our 2023/2024 season with "Frankenstein: Alive in Concert" on October 28, 2023 at 7 p.m. The classic 1931 film has sound and dialog, but no music. So now, South Bay Winds are providing the music with a 2002 score by composer Michael Shapiro.
LOWELL, Mass. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Lowell Chamber Orchestra opens its fifth season Saturday, September 16, 2023, with music that redefines the symphony as genre. The evening will feature music by Brittney Benton, Yoko Nakatani, Vincent Persichetti, and Arnold Schönberg, bringing a historical approach to the ever changing façade of this genre.
Premiere-Prescreening of ‘The Next Big Hit,’ a martial arts musical comedy, the brainchild created by Zak Lee Guarnaccia
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- On September 13, 2023, Regal Theatre in North Hollywood will be the site of an event that promises to be nothing short of spectacular. The Premiere/Prescreening of "The Next Big Hit," a martial arts musical comedy, is the brainchild created by Zak Lee Guarnaccia, a world-class martial arts veteran with over 40 years of experience in the entertainment industry from Italy to the USA, and founder LightRow Productions.
New Issue of Scattered Comics’ ‘GENIUS’ on Kickstarter Contains Extensive Story Written by the Late Rachel Pollack, a Beloved Trans Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- The first issue of the comic book "GENIUS: The Akashic Avatar" is perhaps the most notable because it contains a story penned by Rachel Pollack, an award-winning trans author, tarot expert and comic book writer who died of Hodgkin's lymphoma April 7, 2023 at age 77, the TINSLEY BOYS announced today.