FOCUS’ AFRICA FIRST PROGRAM
NEW YORK, July 28th, 2009 – Following the success of last year’s inaugural program, Focus Features is accepting entries for a second year of its Africa First Program through Monday, August 17th (please note newly extended deadline). The uniquely conceived initiative, with funds earmarked specifically for emerging filmmakers of African nationality and residence,
ABC brought it’s anticipated fall show “FLASH FORWARD” to the 2009 Comic Con to spread the word about this unique project. Creator David S. Goyer (BATMAN BEGINS, THE DARK KNIGHT (writer)) brought cast members Joseph Fiennes, John Cho, Courtney B. Vance and a special surprise guest to give the audience a little taste of what is to come.
Writing music reviews can be little over whelming and can make you feel like you are slogging through mud. There is always a pile of CD containing envelopes on my desk.
In those envelopes you will find garnets, sapphires, rubies, emeralds and pearls. If you are like me there are a few you will say you don’t have time to review.
July 22, 2009
Article and photos by Suzanne Philips
On this warm Wednesday afternoon, over a hundred thousand
Meet the youngest zombie filmmaker on the block…12 year old Emily Hagins
BRYAN RAGSDALE: MODERN DAY MOUNTAIN MAN
A Conservationist Cowboy And U.S. Veteran Who Drives A Prius, Ragsdale Loves Fishing, Camping And Backpacking, Performs 200 Shows A Year And Recently Released His First Single “Modern Day Mountain Man” To Americana, Country And College Radio
Back in ’78,
Vogster Offers Comic Book Inspired Mayhem, Madcap Robots and Gang Warfare at San Diego Comic-Con 2009
Emerging Publisher Announces Presence at Leading Pop Culture Event
July 20, 2009, New York – Vogster Entertainment, an international innovator in video game design and content is pleased to announce their attendance at San Diego Comic-Con 2009.
SPIRIT OF THE SUWANNEE MUSIC PARK, LIVE OAK, FLA – She may be little, but she’s loud and talented – and she’s the 2009 Colgate County Showdown North Florida finalist Emily Brooke! “I just love performing,” Emily said later after it had sunk in that she will be representing North Florida in the state finals Oct.
WHO: Barbados modern roots reggae star, David Kirton will perform at Los Angeles’ popular music venue, The Mint (www.themintla.com), on August 19 with songs off his latest album Time for Change. Kirton gave two crowd pack live performances at The Parish and Flamingo Cantina during the 2009 South By South West (www.sxsw.com) in Austin,
Earlier this year, Steve Richard’s infectious song “Stomp” became an anthem for the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), rocking the house across the country and on the air as wrestlers entered the ring.
Now, the charismatic country-rock singer/songwriter (www.steverichardmusic.com), who is joining genre superstar Craig Morgan on the road for six dates in July and August,
The Los Angeles Based DIY Singer Songwriter, Whose
Track “Before The Sun” Appeared On MTV’s “The Hills,”
Racked Up 40,000 Miles On Her 2002 VW Jetta As
She Crossed The Country For 125 Tour Dates In 2008
After releasing two well-received EPs, Boomerangs &
“FILLED WITH DREAD” ABOUT HEALTHCARE,
TERRORISM, THE SHAKY ECONOMY AND
THESE CRAZY, CHALLENGING TIMES?
VETERAN ROCKER MARK DAVISON, LEAD
SINGER/SONGWRITER OF NUKE THE SOUP,
OFFERS THE PERFECT SOLUTION ON HIS NEW
BAND’S DEBUT ALBUM: ‘MAKE WAVES NOT WAR’
FEED YOUR FEAR! at Comic-Con
FANS DARE TO TEST THEIR STRENGTH IN A TRULY TERRIFYING VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE
Get An Electrifying First Look At 20th Century Fox and MGM Home Entertainment’s
Halloween ’09 Blu-ray Disc Lineup
THE “BEST NEW ACT IN COUNTRY MUSIC” JOHNNY BULFORD CONTINUES TO PERFORM SONGS FROM “LIVIN’ IT UP” AROUND HIS HOME STATE OF FLORIA INCLUDING OPENING FOR DARYL WORLEY
2009 Colgate Country Showdown Winner Will Perform July 3 Opening For Daryl Worley at Bandshell In Daytona, July 4 At Kissimmee Fireworks Show In Kissimmee,
CATHY-ANNE MCCLINTOCK FORMER MEMBER OF INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED CANADIAN BLUEGRASS BAND TUMBLEWEED EMERGES AS A SOLO SINGER-SONGWRITER WITH HER SELF-TITLED FOLK/AMERICANA/COUNTRY DEBUT
The Multi-Talented Performer, Whose Song “I Wanna Live Like That” Has Been Covered By More Than 30 Artists, Is In The Top 20 On The HOTDISC Chart UK With “I Doubt If It Does To You,” A Duet With Grammy Winning Bluegrass/Folk Legend Tim O’Brien,
TAMPA-BASED ROCK POWERHOUSE 16 SECOND STARE TEAMS UP WITH AWARD-WINNING DIRECTOR JUSTIN “MURRAY MILE” MURRAY FOR THE MUSIC VIDEO TO HIT SINGLE, ‘RED CARPET MATERIAL’
Indie rock group, 16 Second Stare (www.16secondstare.com) has teamed up with the inventive young director, Justin “Murray Mile” Murray (www.murraymile.com), for the debut of the band’s new music video for their current single,