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CHASING SPACE

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

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- 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).
Delphino rock band

New York Indie Rock Band, Delphino Releases First Album ‘Funny Cide’

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Combining the musical swagger of The Strokes, the DIY ethic of Black Flag, and the manic hair on fire delivery of Talking Heads, Delphino is a gritty indie rock band that just wants to get out of the basement and into your heart. Keeping the punk spirit in mind, over the past year Delphino has gone from playing in friends' basements and house parties to recording, mixing, and self-distributing their debut album, "Funny Cide," across New York.
Phil Hall

Hey Movie Nerds! Phil Hall’s ‘The Bootleg Files’ Returns on Cinema Crazed After 2-Year Hiatus

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- "The Bootleg Files," author Phil Hall's celebrated weekly column focusing on classic and offbeat films and television productions that can only be accessed through unauthorized reproductions, is returning to the Internet after a two-year absence. The first new column will be published on Friday, February 10, on Cinema Crazed.
Avery Lewis - track and field

Avery Lewis, ‘Fastest 10 Year-Old’ Sets Another Record at Start of 43rd Annual Colgate Women’s Games Track and Field Series

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Returning champions and promising newcomers from Boston to Virginia in first grade through college and beyond competed this weekend at the opening preliminary meet of the Colgate Women's Games, the nation's largest female amateur indoor track and field series.

Voices.com Announces Voiceover Industry Roadshow, LevelUp Coming to New York City

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The largest voice-over marketplace in the world, Voices.com, has announced the launch of an industry roadshow, set to take place across the United States this upcoming Spring 2017. The event is LevelUp - a fast, 1-day information sharing event that will bring voice actors, coaches, and clients together like never before for a fast-paced day of workshops and networking.

Concerned Community 4 Change and ITZ Time announce Anti-Gun Violence Gala Benefit at Barclays 40/40

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Concerned Community 4 Change, a Not-For-Profit dedicated to engaging youth and the community toward positive principles, offering programming that builds healthy minds and bodies, will host an Orange Carpet VIP Benefit Gala on Monday October 17, 2016 6:30 p.m. at the 40/40 Club Barclays Center in Partnership with ITZ Time, NAACP (NYCHA Branch), and the Downtown Brooklyn Neighborhood Alliance.

New Weekly SoundCloud Series: The Online Movie Show with Phil Hall

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- "The Online Movie Show with Phil Hall," a weekly celebration of films and filmmaking, is being relaunched via a new channel and a new production outlet. Each half-hour episode will present original interviews with the creative talent on both sides of the camera.

The Pit Stop Players Launch 7th Season in 2016, Present ‘Fall Fantasies’ Fantasy-Themed Concert

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The Pit Stop Players, a celebrated instrumental chamber ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, launch their seventh season with a concert of fantasy-themed music at Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street, on October 24, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

Blue Hill Troupe Presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ Launching NY Nonprofit Troupe’s 93rd Season

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The Blue Hill Troupe, now in its 93rd season, offers a fresh new take on Gilbert & Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance." This perennial audience favorite tells the story of a pirate named Frederic, who at the age of 21, has completed his apprenticeship and is ready to seek his fortune as an upstanding citizen. Opens Nov. 11, 2016.

EMRG Media proudly presents its fourth annual Event Planner Expo in NYC Oct. 5th

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The Event Planner Expo is the premier trade show in the events and hospitality industry and will take place from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on October 5, 2016, at Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street. This year the expo will surpass its past years. It will be bigger and better while providing great opportunities to all that are present.

Oscar Winners Join Oberon Theatre Ensemble’s 24/7 Benefit

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brad Fryman - Artistic Director, Oberon Theatre Ensemble announces that Oscar and Golden Globe Winners Alexander Dinelaris and Nicolás Giacobone (Birdman) will join Oberon Theatre's 24/7 Benefit to support its next season.

Uproar releases second stand-up CD by edgy and raw comedian John Moses

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of John Moses' second CD 'Upper Middle Trash,' recorded in front of a live audience. John Moses has been delightfully offending audiences throughout the United States, Canada and the U.K. for more than 10 years.

Gus Machado Ford Celebrates Moms at Dadeland Mall

MIAMI, Fla., May 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Gus Machado Ford of Kendall has brought their cars to the center court of The Dadeland Mall. To help celebrate Mother's Day, the dealer is hosting Indulge, Fashion + Fun for Moms on Thursday, May 5 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Isn’t It Possible to Save the Frogs?

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Little Green' publisher, Paraphrase, LLC, pledges support for Save The Frogs Day. Did you know there is a 'Save The Frogs Day'? You may have read or heard at some point in the last few years about the alarming rate of disappearance of frogs in the world. While you might ask why this is important, frogs are essential to many ecosystems around the world.

Bakdraff Releases New Album that Documents Steel City Struggles

PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'The Vault' is the latest release from Bakdraff Entertainment. Seventeen tracks long, it features music that was created by six music producers and 16 artists over the course of several years. A musical tribute of sorts, 'The Vault' is dedicated to everyone who the artists grew up with, and to the people they lost in the process.

The Chase Brock Experience and The Pit Stop Players Team Up for ‘Extravaganza’

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Chase Brock Experience, a Brooklyn-based dance company, and the Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present 'Extravaganza: An Evening of Live Music and Dance' on Friday, May 20 at 8 p.m. at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street.

‘The Kamasutra Garden’ – A new feature film about Kamasutra is in production in Florida and Los Angeles

RUSKIN, Fla., April 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dream Merchants Entertainment LLC announces production of the 140 minute feature film, 'The Kamasutra Garden,' which takes viewers on a journey to a brothel in Nevada where the girls earn their money by pleasuring men using the Kamasutra techniques. The feature film is based on the acclaimed novel 'The Kamasutra Garden.'

Progressive Rock Group DeCoster Releases CD at The Bitter End in NY

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Progressive rock group DeCoster is releasing their second CD 'Walking In The Sun,' at the Bitter End, 147 Bleecker Street, New York City on Wednesday April 20, 2016 with an 8 p.m. performance. The group is fronted by classically trained lead guitarist and composer Paul DeCoster.

Country Artist Josh Vincent and Single Debut with a Bang

DALLAS/FORT WORTH, Texas, April 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Josh Vincent, country singer and songwriter, recently released a new single, 'Two Shots,' which he hopes will shake up the country music scene. It's been said that Vincent's songs are reminiscent of outlaw country musicians such as Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings - all who paved the way for today's artists.

‘On the Run 2 Rio’ Fundraiser Held for Cape Verdean Olympic Contender Jordin Andrade

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. born track and field champion Jordin Andrade has never been to his native country, Cape Verde, but the Olympic hopeful has their full support. On Sunday, April 17, 2016, at 4 p.m., 'On the Run 2 Rio,' a celebration fundraiser is being held in his honor. The event will take place at the El Dorado Park West Social Center, in Long Beach, CA.

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