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Professionals Guild Hosts Huge 2018-2019 Bay Area New Year’s Eve at San Ramon Marriott

SAN RAMON, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Professionals Guild today announced a Huge East Bay New Year's Eve Party for singles and couples at the San Ramon Marriott Grand Ballroom to welcome 2019. The party includes a live band, the Groove Doctors in the Grand Ballroom, DJ, Mike Westerman in a smaller ballroom, a big balloon drop at midnight and more.

EyeBuyDirect Introduces Limited 2018 Holiday Colors for Most Popular Frames

AUSTIN, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- EyeBuyDirect, the fastest growing online retailer of prescription glasses, today released new festive colors for three of their most popular frames, just in time for the holiday season. These new colors will be in a very limited stock and only available from December 3-7, or until they sell out.

Soul Singer-Songwriter KEA MICHAELS Presents Debut Music Video for Poignant Ballad ‘I Love You’

PITTSBURGH, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- One inspired night in 2015, singer-songwriter Kea Michaels sat down to write a poem like a lullaby entitled "I Love You" for one of her daughters...heartfelt prose enriched with motherly adoration. She later turned that poem into a song thinking about an older daughter that had been battling, since birth, kidney hydronephrosis. KEA thought she was about to lose her to the debilitating disorder.

Real Life Urban Superhero DangerMan Will Tribute Comic Book Legend Stan Lee at Third Annual DangerMan Hero Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- An evening of celebration will mark the 20th anniversary for DangerMan, America's Real Life Urban Super Hero at the Third Annual 2018 DangerMan Hero Awards, taking place on Saturday, December 8 at the California African American Museum (CAAM). During the affair, DangerMan will pay homage to his friend and recently departed mentor, comic book legend, Stan Lee.

Frisbee Sonic by Wham-O Named One of the Best New Toys of 2018 by Fatherly

CARSON, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Frisbee(R) Sonic, the new "square" Frisbee by Wham-O, has been added to the Fatherly list of 100 Best New Toys of 2018. The designations, compiled by a team of editors, dads and kids, honor the manufacturers who harness technological advancements, imagination and product design to churn out play products that inform, inspire, develop and entertain. Wham-O reinvented the way Frisbee(R) and all discs will fly in the future with the introduction of the Frisbee Sonic.

Rarely seen Strindberg play, ‘The Father’, a diabolical battle of the sexes, is presented by Strindberg Rep at historic Gene Frankel Theatre NYC

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- LanDan Consulting announces that Brad Fryman is taking on the title role in Robert Greer's new translation of August Strindberg's "The Father" at Strindberg Rep. Translated and Directed by Robert Greer.

Cuban Art Show in South Bronx Gallery – We Have Ire: Afro-Cuban in the United States

BRONX, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education in partnership with Pregones Theater are proud to present "We Have Ire: Afro-Cuban in the United States." This exhibition and multi-disciplinary theater project will be produced by Cuban-American writer, performer, Doris Duke Artist and San Francisco resident Paul S. Flores, with collaborating Puerto Rican filmmaker and photographer Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi.

Arts Detroit Launches Spectra, a Theatre Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum

PLYMOUTH, Mich. /ScoopCloud/ -- A new theatre education program will be offered by Arts Detroit for students on the Autism Spectrum and with Aspergers inside of their performing arts studio at PARC-Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex. Spectra will be a course to help students on the Autism Spectrum learn theatre techniques that can help them develop life skills as well.

Western Case Presents How to Select the Right Case for Equipment

RIVERSIDE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Protecting equipment during travel preserves sensitive equipment from damage, as Western Case shares firsthand how blow molded carrying equipment cases and custom foam packaging protects equipment. The in-stock, semi-custom, and custom designed carrying cases can fit any kind of equipment just right to prevent damage.

Take a Stroll Down Memory Lane with Wham-O ‘Super Book’ to Celebrate 70 Years of Fun!

CARSON, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Wham-O, the iconic all-American recreational toy brand, will release a new commemorative book marking the 70th anniversary of the company. The book, entitled "SUPER BOOK - Fantastic Tales From Inside The Fun Factory" (ISBN: 978-0692163054), takes readers on a journey through the innovation and imagination that led to the creation of some of the world's most inventive, beloved toys and games that every family has played with for the last 70 years.

Ragtime Pianist Featured in Michigan Humanities Council Touring Directory

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Michigan Humanities Council announced their 2018-2021 Arts and Humanities Touring Directory, offering 40 percent grant funding for arts programming at non-profits, schools, and libraries in Michigan. Traverse City ragtime pianist, Peter Bergin, is one of the featured artists.

Women’s Rights For Life – Iranian Women’s Movement For Freedom Of Choice

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- "I'm a woman ... living in the 21st century. My existence is not a crime, and it's not for trade. I have the right to choose, and my choice is freedom, liberty, and persistence," says Golsa Sarabi an international actress and a business entrepreneur. Being a woman means to have strength, to stand up, and to fight! To fight for freedom, for equality and for change. You are not alone ... I'm standing with you.

It’s a Femme-inist Future for the South Bronx!

BRONX, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present Teen Leadership Summit: The Future is Femme-inist! The Future is NOW! Young women and femmes of color are leading the way as community culture workers. They are artists, activists, healers, and leaders.

Hanagan’s ‘Loveseed: The Template For Birthing A New World’ Now Available on Amazon

ALEXANDRIA, Va. /ScoopCloud/ -- Kathleen Hanagan today announces the first printing of her book, "Loveseed: The Template For Birthing A New World," (Library of Congress Control Number: 2018959127, ISBN: 978-1-945586-14-9) by Thomas Noble Books, Wilmington, Del.

Friday the 13th original stars reunite in ’13 Fanboy’!

NOGAL, N.M. /ScoopCloud/ -- "Friday the 13th" has a passionate fan base that has been waiting for almost a decade for another installment. With the lawsuit between Victor Miller and Sean Cunningham still not resolved a new film isn't likely for several more years, but Voorhees Films has a solution for your much-needed fix, "13 Fanboy."

New Book, ‘CONFESSIONS OF 400 MEN: True Revelations of Lust, Fidelity, Feelings and Fantasy’

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- Author Heidi Doheny Jay will debut her new book, "Confessions of 400 Men: True Revelations of Lust, Fidelity, Feelings & Fantasy" (ISBN: 978-1543925968) at Philly Art Collective: 253 N. 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 on Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 6-9 p.m. Press engagement is open from 5-6 p.m. Members of the press will receive a free copy of the book.

Hanagan Celebrates Publication of ‘Loveseed: The Template For Birthing a New World,’ at Nov. 17 Event

ALEXANDRIA, Va. /ScoopCloud/ -- Kathleen Hanagan, psychotherapist, priestess, and author, celebrates the publication of her first book "Loveseed: The Template For Birthing a New World" (ISBN: 978-1945586149) at a launch party held in her honor Nov. 17, hosted by Sara Vandergroot.

Professionals Guild Hosts 2018 East Bay Halloween Party for Singles and Couples

SAN RAMON, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Professionals Guild announced today it is hosting a Halloween dance party on Friday, October 26, 2018. The party will be held at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel located at 2600 Bishop Drive, San Ramon, CA 94583. Singles are especially invited. Couples are also welcome. "It makes a great date," said Phil Seyer, Director of Professionals Guild.

Hands-on Science Center Announces Fundraising Event, ‘The Science of Wine, Brew and Spirits’

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Hands-On Science Center announces "The Science of Wine, Brew and Spirits" fundraising event November 10, 2018. Merging science education with those fun-to-drink adult beverages not only gets adults involved in the fascinating world of science but helps raise both funds and community awareness for a much-needed educational facility in the small town of Tullahoma.

Imagine John Lennon at 78, Helping to End Hunger, One License Plate at a Time

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- October 9 would have marked the 78th birthday of John Lennon, and his legacy is still helping to "Imagine there's no hunger," in California, Florida and throughout the U.S. Yoko Ono Lennon has kindly authorized the use of the iconic self-portrait image to help the California Association of Food Banks and Feeding Florida in their ongoing fight to end hunger.

The Ormewoods release new music video that reaches across the aisle, ‘Hope, Pray, Sing’

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Ormewoods - Claire Pearson and Don McCollister - is an Americana and folk duo, and their new music video, "Hope, Pray, Sing," was released to draw people closer together rather than tear them apart. The duo's music is described by fans as "sexy, folk, pop and country." It's toe-tapping and, at times, profound.

L.A. Artists and Performers to Salute Beyond Baroque’s 50th at Nov. 10 Gala

VENICE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- A historic lineup of L.A.'s leading artists, performers, poets and authors will salute Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center ("Beyond Baroque"), the city's legendary literary center, at its 50th anniversary "Bohemian Bacchanal" on Saturday, November 10. The gala event, located in the Venice Arts Plaza, features a dinner and will be highlighted by presentations honoring actor/poet Viggo Mortensen, a long-time supporter of the non-profit organization, and award-winning poet Will Alexander.

Former Cash Money Records Artist Tab ‘Hot Boy Turk’ Virgil Jr. Offers Inspiring, Real Life Story of Redemption In His Tell-All Memoir

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Oracle Group International announces Former Cash Money Records artist Tab "Hot Boy Turk" Virgil Jr. takes you on a journey of deep spiritual and mental growth in his new book, 'The AutoThugOgraphy of Turk' (Hardcover: Wahida Clark Publishing: ISBN: 978-1947732216).

Director Troy Rowland to Shoot ‘DangerMan Returns’ the Black Superhero Film Sequel

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- It will be lights, camera and a lot of action as DangerMan, America's Real Life Black Superhero, gears up to shoot the sequel to his original film release. "DangerMan Returns" will be directed by Troy Michael Rowland, a veteran entertainment specialist whose credits include Disney, Amazon and TV One. Roger I. Tinsley, CEO/President of the DangerMan Education Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, will executive produce the film.

Glorified High School re-imagines 1987’s iconic ‘Whitesnake’ album, track-by-track

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Lion Eagle Productions, LLC today announced that - after covering such diverse artists as Rush, Bruce Hornsby and Motley Crue - Glorified High School (GHS) recently realized its greatest ambition by recording a track-for-track reimagining of the 1987 "Whitesnake" album. This new album of cover songs takes popular '80s rock songs to new places sonically and emotionally.

Chicago area band The PondHawks gives hometown a song with ‘River Grove’

CHICAGO, Ill. /ScoopCloud/ -- Riverpool Records and The PondHawks announce the release of their new single, "River Grove." How many cities have their very own song? The town of River Grove, a suburb of Chicago near O'Hare Airport, now does thanks to The PondHawks.

Life Lessons, Love Lost and Man’s Best Friend – Michael Patrick’s New CD, ‘John Wayne Movies’ Tells the Tale

MORGANVILLE, N.J. /ScoopCloud/ -- New Jersey based country, folk, Americana singer-songwriter Michael Patrick will release his latest, long overdue recording, "John Wayne Movies" with two special CD release shows on October 13, 2018 at The Lighthouse Tavern, and October 20 at Roxy and Dukes.

Calling all bands in Texas to participate in the Battle of the Bands hosted by Hub Streat Plano and Texas Select Radio

PLANO, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Texas Select Radio announces the 2018 Battle of the Bands at Hub Streat, a full service Culinary Entertainment Center, featuring hand crafted cocktails, craft beer, a menu for every taste from a scratch kitchen, live entertainment and a dog friendly patio.

Comedian is Challenging How People Think About Stuttering

OAKLAND, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- What do you do when you are professionally funny for a living AND use your own experience as a person with disabilities to crush stigma and change attitudes? Well, for stuttering comedian Nina G, you take it on the road in a series of presentations that are both funny and profound.

Taking a Hard Look at Persecution Around the World, Christians in the U.S. Make Documentary

TAMPA, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- "Christians in the Mirror," a first-of-its-kind independent documentary produced by Joshuacord, Inc. and In Altum Productions, premieres Friday, September 28, at AMC West Shore 14 in Tampa at 6 p.m. Taking a hard look at how America and the West have been involved in the global persecution of Christians, this indie film interviews Christians from the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

Lindsay Ell to Headline Monster Energy Outbreak Tour

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Outbreak Presents announces Lindsay Ell is set to headline the final Monster Energy Outbreak Tour of 2018. Following her breakout Top 20 hit at U.S Country radio and momentous No. 1 at Canadian Country radio with "Criminal," Ell recently excited legions of fans via social media announcing her next single is the tantalizing and lyrically-mesmerizing "Champagne."

A bleak glimpse at life in the wake of a dystopic presidency, in Natalie Menna’s absurdist comedy ‘Occasionally Nothing’

NEW YORK, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- LanDan Consulting announces that Brad Fryman is taking on the role of Harry in "Occasionally Nothing" by Natalie Menna and directed by Ivette Dumeng for Strindberg Rep at the Dream Up Festival at Theatre for the New City (Artistic Director, Crystal Field).

The Resource Factory Recently Announced Three Exciting Developments

SARASOTA, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Resource Factory, a custom fiberglass sculpture company, announces partnership with Disney's Scenic Shop for the "Gods of the Vikings" exhibit of the four Norse Gods in Epcot's Norway Pavilion, the installation of three Garfield sculptures along Fairmount, Indiana's Garfield Trail, and their continuing investment in future growth by expanding production capacity with a new, third rotocast machine.

Heads Up, Broadway: Phenomenology Reimagines How to Make Dreams Come True for Artists

FREDERICK, Md. /ScoopCloud/ -- Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, today announced its mission to create game-changing opportunities for high-potential performing artists and technicians, many of whom call - or have called - Frederick, Md. their home.

South Bronx Gallery Exhibits Solo Show of Mexico City Artist Jorge Tellaeche

BRONX, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education, in partnership with The Consulate General of Mexico in New York, are proud to present "Forgotten" by Mexico City-based artist Jorge Tellaeche, on view Sept. 13 - Nov. 21, 2018.