Celebrating Children’s Book Week, May 4-10, The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Present Virtual Storytelling

In anticipation of the soon to be released  children's book, "Truth and Honor: The President Ford Story," the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation is releasing an exclusive virtual storytelling experience through the eyes of award-winning children's book author and illustrator Matt Faulkner.

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SF Theatre: Magic Theatre Offers Exclusive Two-Week Streaming of Sold Out February Engagement

Artistic Director Loretta Greco and Interim Managing Director Kevin Nelson are pleased to announce that Magic Theatre’s National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere Production of Ricardo Pérez González’s DON’T EAT THE MANGOS  will be available exclusively at magictheatre.org.

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SF Theater: San Jose Stage Company Announces The First Production of 2020 Season; Broadway’s Longest-Running Musical, Chicago

San Jose Stage Company (Randall King, Artistic Director and Cathleen King, Executive Director) is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the third production of The Stage's 37th Season, Broadway's longest-running American musical ​CHICAGO​.

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SF Theatre: San Jose Stage Company Announces The Cast And Creative Team For The 2019-2020 Season‘s Opening Production The Rocky Horror Show

San Jose Stage Company (Randall King, Artistic Director and Cathleen King, Executive Director) is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the first production of The Stage's 37th Season, the beloved cult musical THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW.

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SF Theatre: 42nd Street Moon Announces Exclusive Two Performance Engagement of "Titanic The Musical" September 7 – 8, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) announces the cast and creative team for the upcoming concert presentation of the Tony Award-winning TITANIC, showcasing 70 of the Bay Area's best singers and musicians. 

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Jubilate! 42nd Street Moon’s 25th Anniversary Gala

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo, Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors), celebrating its 25th Anniversary in continuous operation, has announced the company's 2018 Gala, JUBILATE!, will be headlined by Moon favorite Klea Blackhurst and will feature special guest star Liz Callaway.

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The White Dress Destinations Book Review – Complete; Removes the Guesswork When Planning that Special Day

The White Dress Destinations, from Schiffer Publishing, offers a comprehensive guide that removes the guesswork when planning that special day including romantic locales, styling tips, photography, along with accessories, inspired invitations, reception themes, signature menu's and personalized drinks.

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Luxury Edition of The Great Gatsby Original Handwritten Manuscript by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Editions des Saints Pères (SP Books) has published the original 302-page autographed manuscript, of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby handwritten manuscript in a large format, luxury, cloth bound boxed edition housed at Princeton University, for a limited number of collectors.

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  • HL Health, Wellness: Dr. Arthur A. Kezian Review – Kind, Caring, Painless Dental Services For the Squeamish

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    Dr. Arthur A. Kezian, a Board Certified, UCLA educated, community established dentist, located in the Larchmont Village area of Los Angeles, became known to me through Angie’s List, when, unfortunately, a cracked tooth forced me into dental care action.

     
  • Beltway insider: Sequester Furlough Prompts Give Backs; March Job Numbers, Assad Alive; North Korea Issues Warnings

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    Sequester furlough notices were sent out this week to federal employees as the government begins to tighten its belt in the wake of the effort to cut 1.2trillion dollars from the deficit over the next ten years.

     
  • Chinese Officials Demand Malaysian Government Turn Over Evidence in Missing Airliner Search

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    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced that the Malaysian government has officially ended the search for MH370 declaring the doomed airliner lost somewhere along the southern corridor in the Indian Ocean south of Perth, Australia.

     
  • Beltway Insider: Obama/Biden Assure Foreign Leaders; U.K./Brexit; Putin Gains Support; Facebook Squeezed; Gwen Ifill

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    President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have spent the week meeting with foreign leaders and in telephone conference assuring allies on the future of international relationships and the hard-fought work of the past eight years will not be for naught.

     
  • At Stanford Graduation - Plane, Bike Billboards on Campus Declare “Protect Survivors. Not Rapists. #PerskyMustGo”

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    On Sunday, June 12th, as Stanford University students attend graduation and commencement ceremonies, UltraViolet, a national women's advocacy organization, has commissioned three bicycle billboards to accompany student protesters as they march in solidarity with the survivor and against Judge Persky's decision.  

     
  • BYSTS, Los Angeles Based Post-Apocalypticwave Rockers, Drop New EP Mid-January

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    Greetings from Manchester, we hope everyone had a great Christmas, now that Boxing Day is over we enter that time when no one knows what day or date it is or when we are due back at work.  

  • Beltway Insider: Trump Bans Media; Russian Cyber Trail; Travel Ban; Rachel Dolezel

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    President Trump went on the offensive this week barring seven major media outlets from a White House press conference over the unsympathetic reporting and general reporting that didn't fit his belief of media responsibility.

     
  • Born to Be Blue Review – The Fictionalized Docu-Drama Hits All the Right Notes

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    Born To Be Blue, from IFC Films and Sundance Selects, brings to the screen the tumultuous story of legendary trumpeter Chet Baker, who transformed Jazz and birthed West Coast Swing, and lived the majority of his life addicted to heroin.

     
  • Muscle Shoals Review – An All Access Pass into Rock and Roll History

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    Muscle Shoals, from Magnolia Pictures and Ear Goggle Productions, presents the inspiring journey of a group of unknown musicians plucked from obscurity and placed center stage as they create rock and roll history.

     
  • Ten Fool Proof Ways to Change Your Skin and the Science Behind It

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    The world of skincare is constantly changing. New products and trends aimed toward improving our complexions are popping up daily. From supplements to diets to moisturizers, the beauty industry is taking a new approach to skincare.

     
  • Celebrity Real Estate News: Johnny Carson’s Stunning Malibu Beach Home On Market

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    The King of the late-night talk shows host Johnny Carson was a standout among entertainers. Though three preceded him in the genre: Arthur Godfrey, Steve Allen and Jack Parr, it was Carson who became the icon of late-night talk shows.

     
  • Wilson Review – Even Solid Acting Can’t Save the Lukewarm Dramady

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    Wilson, from Fox Searchlight Pictures, brings to the screen a haphazard tale of life as told from the marginalized and the twist, turns, bumps bruises that comes from contemporary living, anesthetizing choices and attempts to recapture the past.

     
  • The Annual NYC “Join The Voices! Run/Walk” in Central Park

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    Voices Against Brain Cancer, in partnership with New York Road Runners, will host its annual “Join the Voices! Run/Walk” on Sunday, December 2, 2012 in Central Park, New York at 8:15am.

     
  • Boston Man Charged In Child Kidnapping Cannibalism Plot

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    Geoffrey Portway, the final of three men who met online, has been charged with sending explicit messages that included plotting to kidnap, rape, torture, and murder children and then dismember and eat them.

     
  • Academy Awards: From The Press Room – Backstage Reactions from Emma Stone, Casey Affleck, Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali

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    Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali and Casey Affleck, each captured the hearts, minds, and conscience of Academy voters, who awarded each with the Oscar for the respective soul stirring, hopeful, and challenging performances.