New York, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 Ticket Down announces that Ed Sheeran will be touring across North America during the summer months of 2015. Tickets for his tour have been a hot commodity and are expected to sell out at a record pace. Ed Sheeran 2015 Tour Dates: 5/6/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Austin, TX Frank Erwin Center Wednesday, May 6, 2015 5/7/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Grand Prairie, TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie Thursday, May 7, 2015 5/9/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Tulsa, OK BOK Center Saturday, May 9, 2015 5/10/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Saint Louis, MO Chaifetz Arena Sunday, May 10, 2015 5/12/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Pittsburgh, PA Consol Energy Center Tuesday, May 12, 2015 5/13/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Albany, NY Times Union Center Wednesday, May 13, 2015 5/19/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Salt Lake City, UT EnergySolutions Arena Tuesday, May 19, 2015 5/23/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena – CT Saturday, May 23, 2015 5/24/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Bangor, Maine Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion (Formerly Bangor Waterfront Park) Sunday, May 24, 2015 5/26/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Philadelphia, PA The Mann Center For The Performing Arts Tuesday, May 26, 2015 5/29/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Forest Hills, NY Forest Hills Stadium At West Side Tennis Club Friday, May 29, 2015 5/30/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Newark, NJ Prudential Center Saturday, May 30, 2015 5/31/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center Sunday, May 31, 2015 6/2/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Montreal, Quebec Centre Bell Tuesday, June 2, 2015 6/3/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Ottawa, ON Canadian Tire Centre (formerly Scotiabank Place) Wednesday, June 3, 2015 6/5/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, London, ON Budweiser Gardens (formerly John Labatt Centre) Friday, June 5, 2015 6/6/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre Saturday, June 6, 2015 6/7/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Canandaigua, NY Constellation Brands Performing Arts Center Sunday, June 7, 2015 6/9/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Arena – IA Tuesday, June 9, 2015 6/10/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Sioux Falls, SD Denny Sanford Premier Center Wednesday, June 10, 2015 6/12/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Winnipeg, Manitoba MTS Centre Friday, June 12, 2015 6/14/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Edmonton, Alberta Rexall Place Sunday, June 14, 2015 6/17/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Calgary, Alberta Scotiabank Saddledome Wednesday, June 17, 2015 6/19/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena Friday, June 19, 2015 6/20/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Portland, OR Moda Center at the Rose Quarter (formerly Rose Garden) Saturday, June 20, 2015 6/23/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, San Diego, CA Valley View Casino Center Tuesday, June 23, 2015 6/25/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl Thursday, June 25, 2015 6/26/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Berkeley, CA Greek Theatre – U.C. Berkeley Friday, June 26, 2015 6/29/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre Monday, June 29, 2015 7/2/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center (Formerly Verizon Wireless Music Center – IN) Thursday, July 2, 2015 7/3/15 Ed Sheeran Tickets, Milwaukee, WI Marcus Amphitheater Friday, July 3, 2015 Ed Sheeran has a way of bringing smiles to everyone’s faces when he performs. This talented performer entered the music business 10 years ago and his popularity has risen astronomically every since 2012. He is very likable and the lyrics to his hit songs are very meaningful. Back in 2006, Sheeran released his debut album which was self-titled and then the following year released the album, “Want Some?” He went on to sign with Atlantic Records and released his breakthrough album “+” 4 years ago in 2011. This album has sold in excess of 1 million copies in the States which has earned it a Platinum Certification from RIAA. His next album “X” was released in 2014 and this album has also hit the Platinum status with the RIAA. Ed Sheeran saw his popularity rise to new levels back in 2012 when he was Taylor Swift’s warm up act for her “Red Tour.” He also composed songs for One Direction in 2012, all of which helped his recognition rise. This amazing artist never wastes any time – he is always writing new songs to please his ever growing fan base. Among his most popular songs, “The A Team,” earned a Song of the Year nomination from the Grammy Awards and had the incredible chance to perform with the legendary Sir Elton John at those same awards. At the 2015 Grammy Awards, he once again had a chance to perform with elite performers including John Mayer, Herbie Hancock, and Questlove. They performed his No. 1 single, “Thinking Out Loud,” which was arguably the most applauded performance of the historic night. Some of Ed Sheeran’s most coveted songs include: “Drunk,” “Lego House,” “Small Bump,” “Give Me Love,” “Sing,” “Don’t,” “Make it Rain,” and his latest single, “Bloodstream.” About TicketDown.com: Ticket Down delivers tickets to sold out concerts and events worldwide when no one else can, and they do so at discounted prices. This popular ticket exchange also has authentic Ed Sheeran tickets for all tour dates and concertgoers can find front row seats, VIP seating, lawn seats, pit seats, parking passes and more along with cheap tickets for all upcoming concerts, sports and theatre events. Ticket Down has extended their customer appreciation promo/coupon code ED-SHEERAN-2015 for added savings. Note: Ticket Down is not associated with Ed Sheeran or any venues mentioned in this release. The names that are used in this release are purely for descriptive purposes. We are not affiliated with nor do we endorse any artists or venues in this release. 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Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) February 17, 2015 To better serve the needs of patients who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, and of limited English proficiency (LEP), Connecticut-based Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) has partnered with Stratus Video Interpreting to provide on-demand medical interpretation in multiple departments and locations. The medical center is deploying a combination of stationary and mobile touch-screen units that will enable hospital staff to access Stratus video remote interpreting (VRI) when American Sign Language (ASL) or interpretation for any language other than English is required and in-person interpreters are not available. “As the first hospital in the state of Connecticut to deploy Stratus Video’s on-demand medical interpretation services across multiple departments and campuses, we are committed to serving the needs of patients who are deaf, hard-of-hearing or of limited English proficiency,” said Maureen Rosselli, who is the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Coordinator for Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNNH), as well as a multi-certified ASL interpreter and instructor. YNHH has made significant equipment investments to ensure widespread access to video interpretation services. This includes the deployment of 18 large carts with 23-inch, three-in-one touch screens, which will be stationed in emergency departments, transplant centers, operating suites and other designated locations. They are currently used at the hospital’s York Street campus, Saint Raphael campus and Shoreline Medical Center, with other locations to follow. The stationary units will be supplemented by 30 mobile units consisting of iPads mounted on poles—or “iPoles”—which are designated for use in Smilow Cancer Hospital infusion centers, labor and birth suites, physical therapy centers and other areas. The iPoles can be easily wheeled around the facilities to provide access to Stratus’ certified healthcare interpreters anytime and anywhere they are needed. Rosselli notes that YNHH built its own carts with extra-large touch screens to ensure the monitor was large enough to facilitate communication clearly, since some patients also have visual limitations. By partnering with Stratus, YNHH can now provide its patients with on-demand interpretation services in more than 175 spoken and signed languages. Currently, the hospital’s most commonly requested languages are Spanish, Arabic and ASL interpretation. The expanded access to interpretation services is part of a broad program of performance improvement initiatives undertaken by the Yale-New Haven Health System, which recently earned recognition for its efforts to improve the quality of patient care while reducing related costs.(1) “We are proud that Yale-New Haven Hospital chose to partner with Stratus; and together, we are committed to setting a new standard for healthcare interpretation services,” said Sean Belanger, CEO of Stratus Video Interpreting. “At Stratus, we designed our services to be flexible and adaptable, with cloud-based video communications that can run on virtually any device and any Wi-Fi or 4G cellular network. Yale-New Haven Hospital capitalized on those capabilities with a customized video remote interpreting solution that includes both stationary and mobile units. Their implementation demonstrates how healthcare providers nationwide can better serve deaf, hard-of-hearing and LEP patients in any medical environment.” For more information on Yale-New Haven Hospital, visit http://www.ynhh.org. To learn more about Stratus and its medical interpretation services for limited English proficient, deaf and hard-of-hearing patients, visit http://www.stratusvideo.com. About Stratus Video Interpreting: Stratus Video Interpreting provides on-demand interpreter services by using technology to connect clients with interpreters in over 175 spoken and signed languages in less than 30 seconds. Stratus’ cloud-based video solution delivers an array of unique features to virtually any Internet-enabled PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet. Stratus clients use the technology to connect with their own staff interpreters, as well as with Stratus interpreters, who have years of healthcare and courtroom experience and hold multiple certifications. With Stratus, state-of-the-art video remote interpreting is made available with virtually no capital investment. Stratus averages 65,000 video calls a day, up from 40,000 in mid-2013. Stratus Video is the sister company of The Z® (CSDVRS, LLC, dba ZVRS), which was established in 2006 and developed by and for deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals, setting the industry standard as the nation’s premier Video Relay Service Provider and the first VRS Provider to receive a 5-year certification from the FCC. In 2014, Stratus was recognized as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies, ranking #3,827 on Inc. magazine’s Inc. 5000 list. For more information, visit http://www.stratusvideo.com. About Yale-New Haven Hospital: Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) is a nationally recognized, 1,541-bed, not-for-profit hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the Yale School of Medicine. Yale-New Haven was founded as the fourth voluntary hospital in the U.S. in 1826. Today, the hospital’s two New Haven-based inpatient campuses include Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital. YNHH has a combined medical staff of about 4,500 university and community physicians practicing in more than 100 specialties. The Interpreter Services Department is comprised of nationally certified medical interpreters and ASL interpreters with the highest level of national credentialing. YNHH’s York Street campus and associated ambulatory sites are Magnet-designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. 1. Hagland, Mark. “Yale-New Haven Health System’s Bold Plunge Into Analytics-Driven Performance Improvement”; Healthcare Informatics; January 7, 2015. healthcare-informatics.com/article/yale-new-haven-health-system-s-bold-plunge-analytics-driven-performance-improvement
Sun Valley, Idaho (PRWEB) February 24, 2015 The Sun Valley Film Festival, presented by Zions Bank, announced its film lineup today. The Festival will honor Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood with its inaugural Lifetime Vision Award at the 4th annual Festival, March 4-March 8, 2015. The SVFF Lifetime Vision Award pays tribute to an individual who has provided the keen insight, influence and initiative to fulfill a creative vision. In addition to the special presentation to Mr. Eastwood, the 2015 Sun Valley Film Festival has added a 5th day of signature programming including Coffee Talks with Bruce Dern and Bill Paxton. More than 60-curated films will screen followed by filmmakers Q&A sessions. Coffee Talks, presented by Zions Bank, are free, standing-room-only discussions featuring two-time Academy Award® nominee Bruce Dern, legendary actor with a long list of feature film credits and honors, and Bill Paxton, who has starred in films such as Apollo 13, Twister, Titanic and HBO’s Big Love. Mr. Paxton joins the Festival’s Hollywood Heritage series with a special screening of Apollo 13. The Film Lab, presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, is where host, Michael Tully (Hammer To Nail), will bring together the director, producer, and writer, the creative forces behind a movie, in an experimental and potentially combustible fashion for the Film Lab. This year’s film is Coming through the Rye, a true story about a boy who runs away from boarding school to find J.D. Salinger. New to the festival this year, filmmakers reveal the real secrets behind the project all under scrutiny of the audience’s microscope. Screenwriters Lab, presented by Boise State University, will feature Jim Rash and Nat Faxon, the Academy Award®-winning writers of The Descendants and 2014’s comedy, The Way Way Back, as hosts. The Screenwriters Lab, one of the many highlights of the Festival, includes The High Scribe screenplay competition, which gives finalists, among other things, an opportunity for one-on-one meetings with some of the industry’s finest to discuss their work. The 2015 High Scribe judge and mentor will be film, television, and stage actor, Will McCormack. The High Scribe winner will be announced during the lab on March 5th, 2015, and a scene from their script will be brought to life. SVFF Awards Bash, presented by National Geographic, closes the Festival in style with the announcement and presentation of awards in a variety of categories to the year’s outstanding films. The awards ceremony will be followed by a live performance by The Weeks. Hailing from Jackson, Mississippi, indie-rock band The Weeks, who will bring their brand of southern-fried rock to Sun Valley. Formed while teenagers in 2006, they have quickly amassed a loyal following with their soulful country rock sound and have recently wrapped a European tour with The Kings of Leon. About The Festival The Sun Valley Film Festival, presented by Zions Bank, is celebrating its fourth year. The event has quickly become a filmmaker’s festival in a place steeped in cinematic history, with a proven knack for drawing industry heavyweights and independent talents to an intimate locale far from the Hollywood scene. The combination of cutting-edge programming and bona-fide insider access in a fun, relaxed atmosphere is making the Sun Valley Film Festival a rising star in the world of destination festivals. For tickets and more information on the festival go to http://www.sunvalleyfilmfestival.org. More Music Press Releases
Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 11, 2015 Want to feel like home, no matter where you live? RingBritain.com made it possible for its British customers living outside their mother country, thanks to the Virtual Number service. And to convince them about the great benefits this service offers to long distance relationships, RingBritain.com has a special offer: 90% OFF for the first month. That means RingBritain.com customers pay only $ 0.99/month USD instead of $ 9.99 USD, the usual rate. How does the service work? Let’s say RingBritain.com customers live in New York and they have mobiles. Their friends live in UK and their numbers are +44 203 area code ones. RingBritain.com customers need to get a Virtual Number in the area code +44 203, London, that they can forward to their New York phone numbers. This way, their friends don’t have to pay long-distance charges when they call New York! So, virtually, it’s like living back home in UK! In addition to the Virtual Number service, RingBritain.com also offers Voice Credit, a prepaid service offering affordable credit for international calls and SMS. Calls can be made from any phone via access numbers, from a computer through the Web Call app, and from a smartphone, using a free app for iOS and Android called KeepCalling. Calling UK landlines costs only 1 ¢/min, whereas the rate for calling mobiles is 2.9 ¢/min. SMS can be also be sent from the Web SMS and KeepCalling apps, at only 9¢. Either for calls, or for the Virtual Number service, security is the keyword. Several security filters protect customers from possible frauds, making all transactions 100% safe. All major payment methods are accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and PayPal. What makes RingBritain.com a great solution for keeping a close relationship with everyone “back home”, when living abroad? the customer-focused approach, based on safe and easy to use services the special offers, offering bonuses or discounts on international calls the great Customer Service available 24/7, both in English and Spanish. Customers acknowledge it in their reviews: “Excellent call rates from the US to the UK and I also use their virtual number service so I have a UK number that my friends and family in the UK can call at local rates. It transfers directly to my cellphone and the call quality is excellent.” Or: “Fantastic service I cannot believe it cost so little to call the UK from Australia even to a mobile phone and it’s great that you can put as little as $ 2 on your credit. Keep up the good work.” About RingBritain.com RingBritain.com is an interactive website designed by KeepCalling, a global telecommunications company registered in 2002 in USA. Presently, KeepCalling provides its services to hundreds of thousands of consumers and businesses, with a focus on customer satisfaction. KeepCalling has been listed by Inc 5000 in top 20 telecom companies in the USA for the last 4 years. In 2014 the company was designated the 18th fastest growing company in the telecommunications industry in USA with a revenue increase of over 600% from 2010 to 2013.
Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 19, 2015 Full Sail University is proud to announce that 102 graduates are credited on 24 Oscar-nominated films across 20 categories at the 87th annual Academy Awards airing live on Sunday, February 22, 2015 on ABC. Academy Award-winning Full Sail University graduate Gary Rizzo has been personally nominated for an Oscar in the Best Achievement in Sound Mixing category for his work on Christopher Nolan’s film Interstellar. This is Rizzo’s fourth Oscar nomination in the same category; he has previously been recognized for his work on The Incredibles and The Dark Knight, as well as being nominated and winning an Oscar for his work on Inception. Full Sail graduates worked on films nominated in categories including: Best Picture, Best Animated Feature, Best Visual Effects, Best Editing, Best Sound Mixing, and many more. Among these categories, Full Sail graduates are credited on the nominated films: Interstellar, Birdman, The Grand Budapest Hotel, America Sniper, Whiplash, and Guardians of the Galaxy, just to name a few. This year graduates have worked on five out of the eight nominees in the Best Picture category. “It is great to see so many of our graduates accomplish their goals of working in the film industry,” said Anne C. Russell, Full Sail University Program Director of Film. “We are proud of their continued determination and excellence, and are excited to celebrate this remarkable achievement with them.” About Full Sail University: Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing careers in the entertainment and media industry. Founded in 1979, Full Sail has been recognized as one of the Top Five Game Degree Programs by Electronic Gaming Monthly, one of the Best Music Programs by Rolling Stone Magazine, and one of the Best Film Programs by UNleashed Magazine. In 2011, Full Sail received the “21st Century Best Practices in Distance Learning Award” from the United States Distance Learning Association, was named the “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges, and was recognized as one of the Top 100 Social Media Colleges by Studentadvisor.com. Full Sail offers Master, Bachelor, and Associate campus and online degree programs in areas related to animation, art, business, education, graphic design, film, marketing, web development, music, recording arts, sports, and video games. Full Sail graduate credits include work on OSCAR®, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, ADDY®, MTV Video Music Award, and Spike Video Game Award nominated and winning projects. http://www.fullsail.edu http://www.twitter.com/fullsail http://www.facebook.com/fullsailuniversity http://www.fullsailblog.com Related Music Press Releases
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 This April, Seattle’s historic and beautiful Daniels Hall plays host to masterful musicians & storytellers Michael Dulin and Greg Maroney presenting HEARTS & HANDS, a solo piano event for all ages, on Friday April 10th at 8 pm. Specially-priced advance tickets are available at http://www.HeartsAndHandsTour.com; with half-price tix for seniors and students, including children of all ages. Dulin says the concert is a perfect family night out, as it is especially inspirational to young pianists, the most popular fans of his original sheet music. The popular, world-class pianists return to the Pacific Northwest with new music to share, including Dulin’s new album MY BELOVED, now in the Top 5 on the ZMR global airplay charts, and Maroney’s most recent release, Hope Resides. Their successful 2014 tour included television features on Northwest Songwriter Sessions, in which both artists share their inspiring blend of original music & stories, accented with touches of Jazz, Classical, and American Songbook Standards. “Michael Dulin wears his heart on his musical sleeve on his most romantic and possibly most personal album to date, My Beloved,” writes Kathy Parsons of MainlyPiano.com, adding “One of the most incredible pianists on the planet, Dulin’s original music is graceful and elegant with his classical roots in clear evidence.” Dulin is a Juilliard graduate, internationally acclaimed as a pianist, composer and producer of 11 albums. In concert, Michael will overwhelm you with virtuosity, touch you with a tender melody, and warm your heart with humorous and inspiring stories. A few fun facts about Dulin: He has toured as keyboardist with the legendary Motown group, the Temptations. Dulin’s original music is 2x winner of the prestigious Lifestyle Music Award. Four of his albums have reached the #1 spot on ZMR World Airplay Charts. He was voted audience favorite in the Carnegie Hall International Piano Competition. Greg Maroney is also an incredibly gifted pianist. The original piano music found in his nine albums is beautifully written and flows as if it comes directly from nature. His life and surroundings, his past and present, all add to the warm and natural-feeling stories that are behind his wonderful original contemporary piano music. Some insider notes include: Maroney has studied classical and jazz piano since age 5. He has studied classical Indian Music and music of the Middle East, and also performed on the sitar and saz. His original piano compositions are at times simple and pure melodic themes, and at others intricate patterns or passionate crescendos, depending upon the inspiration. Each concert in the Pacific Northwest will include performances by both Dulin and Maroney, as well as local Special Guest performances in various cities, including Rhonda Mackert in Gig Harbor, Lynn Yew Evers in Spokane, and Neil Patton in Eugene. The concert schedule is comprised of a combination of medium-sized venues and intimate house concerts to serve the preferences of the artist’s fan base. Tour dates: 4/9 – Gig Harbor, WA (feat. Rhonda Mackert) 4/10 – Daniels Hall, Seattle, WA 4/11 – Deer Park, WA (feat. Lynn Yew Evers) 4/12 – Spokane, WA: Colbert Presbyterian Church, 4/15 – Portland, OR: Classic Pianos 4/16 – Eugene, OR: Emerald Community Fellowship (feat. Neil Patton) 4/18 – Florence, OR Enjoy Greg Maroney’s full interview on Northwest Songwriter Sessions: http://youtu.be/3o6eBRadj7Q Watch Michael Dulin’s full feature on Northwest Songwriter Sessions: http://youtu.be/Z220pr8s5FQ For full event details and special advanced ticket pricing, visit HeartsAndHandsTour.com. The artists are especially interested in extending affordable pricing to seniors (65+), children and music students; for special group rates, please contact Beth Hilton at bethhilton(at)thebcompany(dot)com. Both Dulin and Maroney are available for pre-show interviews and media guest bookings; please contact Beth Hilton at bethhilton(at)thebcompany(dot)com for scheduling. Artist links: http://www.michaeldulin.com http://www.gregmaroney.com Find More Music Press Releases
Charenton, LA (PRWEB) February 25, 2015 South Louisiana can prepare to get rowdy when country showmen, Big & Rich, take the stage in the Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel on March 28th. “These two are pure showmen and we are expecting this show will keep our guests on their feet the entire time,” said Anthony Patrone, General Manager and CEO of Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel. “Their style fits in perfect with our party atmosphere in South Louisiana and without a doubt, this will be one of the most popular nights of entertainment we will host.” Big & Rich burst onto the music landscape in 2004 with their megahit, “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)”, plus collaborated with Cowboy Troy, Gretchen Wilson, and country music superstar Martina McBride. They followed that with the equally popular Comin’ to Your City and their first number-one single, “Lost in This Moment”. Big & Rich released their most recent album, Gravity, last year. Showtime on March 28 is at 8:00pm and doors open at 7:00pm. Tickets can be purchased at Bizzute Gifts at Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel or at ticketmaster.com. About Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel offers 24 hours of gaming excitement seven days a week. Play, stay and dine at South Louisiana’s premier entertainment destination. Boasting 1,350 of the hottest, newest and most in-demand slot games available with denominations ranging from 1¢ to $ 100, including in-house and wide-area progressives, the Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel slot floor is a thrilling sight to behold. Try your hand on more than 30 tables including Blackjack, Mini-Baccarat, Mississippi Stud, and 3-Card Poker, just to name few. Enjoy dining in one of the six unique venues. Enjoy oysters on the half-shell or a chilled seafood platter at Bocat’s Oyster Bar, or dance the night away in the high-energy nightclub, Rox, all located within Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel. Stay in our new state-of-the-art, 102-room hotel, offering guests deluxe accommodations. Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel is located in Charenton, Louisiana off of US Highway 90 at the Baldwin exit. Phone 1-800-284-4386 for more information, visit the website at http://www.cypressbayou.com, or “like” us on Facebook @CypressBayouCasinoHotel. Related Music Press Releases
(PRWEB) November 25, 2014 GuitarControl.com released a new video guitar lesson from GuitarControl.com instructor and creator Claude Johnson. In this guitar lesson, now available on YouTube.com, Claude Johnson teaches a lick using arpeggios. “Today I want to show you an easy lick using arpeggios”, says Johnson. Claude demonstrates this easy guitar lick in the key of B as follows; 9th fret of the 4th string with 2nd finger to the 7th fret of the 3rd string with first finger to the 9th fret with 4th finger. Claude plays this sequence twice as triplets for beats one and two and then repeats the first two notes as ¼ notes for beats three and four and ending finally on the first note. “That’s a lick that I came up with just now for you guys”, says Johnson, “if you want to learn more about arpeggios check out my course Killer Guitar Control Secrets”. Guitar TAB’s are available for this easy beginner lead guitar lesson at GuitarControl.com. An arpeggio is when the notes of a chord are played separately in a sequence. The word comes from the Italian word apeggiare which means “to play on a harp”. The major scale, aka the Ionian Mode, is a seven tone diatonic scale that is widely used in western music. The eighth duplicates the first at double its frequency so that it is called a higher octave of the same note, which its name is derived from Latin “octavus”, the eighth. Claude Johnson Claude Johnson, a native of Philadelphia PA, began playing guitar in 1990 after being inspired by players like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughn. He is the creator of GuitarControl.com and has helped 1000’s of people to learn to play the guitar with his critically acclaimed instructional DVD courses, all available at GuitarControl.com About GuitarControl.com GuitarControl.com is the leader in modern guitar instruction. It’s packed with recourses including articles, video lessons, and the best videos in the business for the beginner to the advanced guitar student taught by the best instructors out there. Weather you are into the blues, rock, jazz, metal, folk, or anything in between, they have you covered.
Bellevue, Washington (PRWEB) February 09, 2015 Welcome in the Lunar New Year and share the cultural heritage of our community at The Bellevue Collection, Feb. 21st from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Bellevue Square Center Court. Partnering with The Seattle Chinese Cultural and Arts Association, the Overseas Community Affairs Council – Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Taiwan Benevolent Association of America, the celebration will include traditional and contemporary cultural demonstrations of martial arts, music, dance, and visual and fine arts as well as dumpling sampling from the ever popular restaurant Din Tai Fung (limited time). “This festival is a perfect celebration for all ages and one that brings to life the amazing culture, dance and music celebrated during Lunar New Year that enrich our community,” says Jennifer Leavitt, vice president of marketing for The Bellevue Collection. “This is truly a community festival designed to be enjoyed with activities for everyone that are fun and informative.” One of the highlights is the Chinese Lion and Dragon Parade during the New Year Spectacular from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. This dramatic and colorful parade is an integral part of the Chinese culture with the traditional lion dance and dragon as a symbol of strength and good luck to the community. Other events include demonstrations and performances by martial arts groups, Chinese opera, and traditional dance and music, plus family friendly activities including flying lantern and year of the sheep hanging art DIYs, Chinese Calligraphy demonstrations and more located on the second floor near J. Crew. For more information on the daylong celebration at The Bellevue Collection, visit the website at http://www.bellevuecollection.com/lunarnewyear. About The Bellevue Collection Located in the heart of Bellevue, Washington, The Bellevue Collection, owned by Kemper Development Company, includes Bellevue Square, a super-regional upscale shopping center, Bellevue Place, a mixed-use property featuring the Hyatt Regency Bellevue and small boutiques and Lincoln Square, anchored by Lincoln Square Cinemas, restaurants, home furnishings and The Westin Bellevue. This distinctive collection features 250 of the finest shops, 30 destination restaurants, a 16-screen premier cinema, 1,100 luxury hotel rooms and 10,000 free retail parking spaces, all in one location. The Bellevue Collection is a shopping, dining and nightlife, and entertainment experience unlike any other in the region. It is located on Bellevue Way between NE 4th and NE 10th Streets in downtown Bellevue, just across Lake Washington from Seattle. @BelleCollection (Bellevue Collection Twitter) ∙ @BellesVue (Belle’s Vue Twitter) facebook.com/bellevuecollection (Bellevue Collection Facebook) Lunar New Year at The Bellevue Collection Schedule of Events, Saturday Feb. 21, 2015 11 AM – 12 PM: Celebrating the Modern and the Traditional Lion Dance by South Puget Sound Chinese Language School Lion Dance Troop Chinese Music by Members of Washington Chinese Youth Orchestra Group Drum Ensemble by Members Yangqin Duet by Mathi and Byron Pipa Duet by Anne, Emily and Alisa Flute Duet by Lauren and Joy Yangqin Solo by Mathi Ensemble by Members Techno Third Prince Nezha by FASCA and Bellevue High School Students 12 PM – 1 PM: Art and Culture of Chinese Calligraphy Calligraphy by Professor James H. Chou, Artist Ben-Sam Ho, Artist Sue Hwang Din Tai Fung Dumpling sampling 1 PM – 2 PM: Demonstrating the Strength and Grace Wushu Taichi by Master Yijiao Hong, Chinese Wushu & Taichi Academy 24 Forms Yang Sytle Taichi Wushu Long Fist Form Chen Style Taichi Old Frame Two Wushu Basic Movements and Fist Silk Reeling Kung Fu and Push Hands Chinese Dance by Hengda Dance Academy The Beauty of Peacocks Catching the Dragonfly Rouged Lips Little Peacocks Song of the Bamboo Spanish Dance (Swan Lake: Act III) Din Tai Fung Dumpling sampling 2 PM – 3 PM: Lunar New Year Spectacular Chinese Lion and Dragon Parade by International Lion Dance & Martial Arts Team VIP Speech Chinese New Year Blessing Mask Dance by Seattle Chinese Opera Academy Taiwan Guan Jiang Shou by Taiwan Traditional Folk Performing Troupes – Chen Cao, Cliff Louie, Ching-Pi Wang, Vincent Wang Techno Third Prince Nezha by FASCA and Bellevue High School Students Din Tai Fung Dumpling sampling 3 PM – 4 PM: Connecting to History and Culture Through Music and Dance Chinese Kuzheng by Shirley Wang, Seattle KuZheng Studio Grassland Eclogue West Lake Moon Open a Window Liuyang River Chinese Dance by Huayin Performing Arts Group Happy Year of Sheep Humming in the Spring Colorful Clouds Follow the Moon Women as Flower Dance Color Small Apple 4 PM – 5 PM: Pillars of a Rich Heritage Dance Performance by Seattle Folk Dance Club Hakka Folk Song Flowers for all Seasons & Peach Blossoms in March Happy Porters Flute Solo by Jin Liang Ji, Distinguished Flute Musician Wu Dang Tai Chi by International Wudang Martial Arts Academy Wudang Taiji 13 Elixir Qigong Wudang Quan Xuan Wu Staff Eight Trigram Palm Shape & Intent Boxing Wudang Martial Arts Fighting & Self-defense Applications 5 PM – 6 PM: Showcasing Dramatic Culture Fiber The Celestial Maid Scatters Blossoms by Hwa Sheng Chinese Opera Club—Opera performer Shung-Chiu Wang Journey to the West: Monkey King by Chen Cao, Seattle Chinese Opera Academy Kung Fu, Martial Arts Demonstration by Master TianYuan Li, Northwest Wushu Seattle Martial Art School Activities Located on second floor by J.Crew 11 AM – 3 PM Flying Lantern DIY Chinese Zodiac Coloring Chinese Name Bookmark DIY Year of Sheep Hanging Art DIY Chinese Spring Ornament Hanging Art DIY Film about Chinese New Year Customs by Legacy Multicultural and Educational Service Center Chinese Knot by Sylvia Ma, Seattle Chinese Knotting Association 3 PM – 6 PM Wealth Fish Lantern DIY Handmade Bookmark Chinese Spring Ornament Hanging Art DIY Year of Sheep Paper Cut Greeting Card by Sound Education International Writing Name in Chinese Calligraphy Writing Chinese Spring Festival Couplet by Sue Hwang Paper Clay by PiHua Hsiao Free gifts after each segment: lantern, calendar, spring festival couplet Related Spanish Press Releases
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