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News: Covenant Winery Kicks off 20th Anniversary with Jazz Concert at City Winery in New York City | CitizenWire

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /CitizenWire/ — Covenant Winery, which highlights appellation driven wines from California and Israel, kicks off its 20th anniversary celebration on Sunday, February 5 at City Winery from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in New York City with a jazz concert led by winery founder and proprietor, Jeff Morgan, and friends.

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News: Arlington Philharmonic to premiere 242 year-old work in upcoming concert | CitizenWire

ARLINGTON, Mass. /CitizenWire/ — The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra will perform the United States premiere a composition written in 1781 by Marianna Martines, a student of Franz Joseph Haydn. Martines work is the overture to her oratorio “Isacco.” This edition by the Philharmonic Orchestra’s Music Director Orlando Cela aims to preserve as much as possible the […]

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News: Talent Competition and Charity Event Goes Global! | CitizenWire

SEATTLE, Wash. /CitizenWire/ — Tori Belle Cosmetics announces its second annual Virtual TB’s Got Talent Charity Bash, airing Live, March 2, 2023 at 4 p.m. PT on the Tori Belle Cosmetics FB page and Tori Belle Cosmetics YouTube channel. The proceeds will provide grants for people and families in need through the National Organization for […]

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News: Nina G, one of the first stuttering comedians, records debut solo album and live show at the Alameda Comedy Club | CitizenWire

OAKLAND, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Thirteen years ago, Nina G made her debut as the first stuttering female comedian. Since then, she’s challenged the status quo of how people who stutter are perceived – onstage and off. So, in an industry that lacks speech diversity, Nina G’s unique voice will record both her first solo comedy […]

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News: Sisters-in-Crime Los Angeles debuts new anthology, ‘ENTERTAINMENT TO DIE FOR’ | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Sisters in Crime Los Angeles (SinC/LA) has announced the release of their new anthology, “Entertainment to Die For” (ISBN: 978-1970181388), with an introduction by award-winning novelist Sara Paretsky. Contributors to SinC/LA’s “Entertainment to Die For” include a lineup of mystery writers from southern California, Arizona, and Hawaii.

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News: Activist Writer Exposes Inhumane Slaughter of Dolphins in New Book: The American Outsider | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Linbrook Press announces a new novel, “The American Outsider” (ISBN: 978-0977978038), authored by Homa Pourasgari, scheduled to be released January 23, 2023. It’s a story about the inhumane slaughter and torture of dolphins in Taiji, Japan, and addresses the complex nature of the Japanese culture. It’s written for anyone who […]

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News: Come grow with us as Triple Finale’s Short Story Audiobook Authors create fast moving storylines with a triple-ending twist | CitizenWire

REDMOND, Wash. /CitizenWire/ — Triple Finale L.L.C. has added an exhilarating twist to short stories as a form of entertainment, by developing a virtual platform for fast-paced trilogies. We offer an audiobook/eBook marketplace platform where individuals sell their triple-ending short stories online to generate extra income.

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News: Friends for Infinity: The Detective John Hollis Series – A contemporary mystery novel seeking the ‘why’ instead of the ‘who’ | CitizenWire

PICKERING, Ontario /CitizenWire/ — In Jennifer Gellel’s current “why-done-it” novel, “Friends for Infinity: The Detective John Hollis Series” (ISBN: 978-0228879626; August, 2022), after a woman turns up dead in a local children’s park, Detective John Hollis is quick to arrest the killer after a resident confesses, but he struggles to understand why this unlikely suspect […]

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News: ‘Beat the hell out of Putin!’ Ukrainians have come up with a new stress relieving game, KICK THE PU | CitizenWire

NEW YORK, N.Y. /CitizenWire/ — “Kick the Pu” (aka “Kick the Invader”), a brand-new stress relieving adventure game, is now available in mobile application stores from PRICERA DMCC. Players could make good use of the game, as it may help them blow off steam and release their negative emotions in a playful manner by beating […]

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News: Legacy Launch Pad Podcast Changes Podcast Name to ‘On Good Authority’ | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Legacy Launch Pad Publishing announced today that it is updating its publishing podcast name to “On Good Authority: Publishing the Book that Will Build Your Business.” The podcast, which has been named one of the best publishing podcasts by LA Weekly, Feedburner and Kindlepreneur, among others, has long been hosted […]

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News: Author and Entrepreneur Tam MacPhee launches a new book and podcast | CitizenWire

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia /CitizenWire/ — Entrepreneur and author Tam MacPhee bares her soul in “From Under A Rock” (ISBN: 978-0228876076; Nov., 2022), a heartfelt memoir with which she shares her deepest memories. The book is already a hit, reaching the Amazon Best Sellers rank of #66 in Women’s Biographies on the Kindle Store. The ambitious […]

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News: Surf is definitely up in Stefan Piccione’s new children’s book | CitizenWire

MYSTIC, Conn. /CitizenWire/ — “The Surfing Mouse” (ISBN: 978-0228872313; Oct., 2022) is a new children’s story about a brave young mouse who overcomes his fear of surfing big waves. Everyone’s afraid of something, which is why author Stefan Piccione wanted to show audiences how determination, strength, and a strong belief in yourself can help you […]

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News: Legacy Launch Pad Publishing Releases Hybrid Family Memoir/Political Science Book That Warns Against Political Polarization | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is proud to release “Addictive Ideologies: Finding Meaning and Agency when Politics Fail You” (ISBN: 978-1956955491 (ebook); 978-1956955477 (paperback), 978-1956955484 (hardback)) the first book by life partners Dr. Emily Bashah and former Phoenix, Arizona mayor Paul E. Johnson.

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News: ‘Missing From Me’ chronicles a family’s experiences searching for a missing child, being left without closure, and continuing to look for answers | CitizenWire

EDMONTON, Alberta /CitizenWire/ — Heather Shtuka and her family lived a normal life until their eldest son Ryan Shtuka tragically disappeared one night after attending a house party. “Missing From Me” (ISBN: 978-0228880295; Nov., 2022) details their harrowing journey to find answers.

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News: A Magical Gnome makes his way to earth – just in time for Christmas! | CitizenWire

VANCOUVER, B.C. /CitizenWire/ — Magic is everywhere, you just have to believe. Follow Edy the gnome on his whimsical adventures in the human world, while he tries to save the last Golden Believer left on earth. “My Magical Gnome” (ISBN: 978-0228860136; Dec., 2022) by author Monika Blichar is a delightful storybook that can be enjoyed […]

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News: The Pocket Queen Launches a Uniquely Modern Drumming, Production, and Branding Course on Soundfly | CitizenWire

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /CitizenWire/ — Soundfly’s newest online course, “The Pocket Queen: Moving at Your Own Tempo,” is out today as part of the platform’s digital subscription library. This course, led by drummer, producer, and viral content creator, Taylor Gordon, aka The Pocket Queen, teaches modern rhythm and drumming concepts and music production, as well as […]

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News: Comedy Veteran, Pierre, Gets Real About Race in Witty Stand Up Micro-Special HALF/TRUTHS Streaming on HypePlusTV.com | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Tired of being misjudged and constantly proving himself in the Black community, biracial comedian and actor, Pierre Edwards (Pierre), speaks his truth in a witty stand-up micro-special on race titled “HALF/TRUTHS.” The thought-provoking film was released last week with the soft launch of Comedy Hype’s new streaming platform, HypePlusTV.com.

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News: Children of Dolores F. Kurzeka Honor Her by Publishing Her Book ‘Our Walk with Grandma’ After Her Passing | CitizenWire

MURRIETA, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — The family of author Dolores F. Kurzeka is thrilled to announce the release of “Our Walk with Grandma” (ISBN: 978-1039145450, FriesenPress), her long-awaited children’s picture book about the beauty of family and nature. Written 20 years ago, Kurzeka was unable to find an illustrator before her passing. Her children continued the […]

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News: A Tiny Angel finds her true purpose just in time for Christmas | CitizenWire

CALGARY, Alberta /CitizenWire/ — John & Julie Stirling share their family tradition with the world in the new children’s book “The Tiny Angel” (ISBN: 978-0228860723). Originally, John Stirling created the story of “The Tiny Angel” in the 1970s for his children and future grandchildren. He believed people could obtain their goals in life by having […]

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News: ‘My Father The Queen’ Wins Best LGBT Screenplay from Best Script Award – London | CitizenWire

CYPRESS, Texas /CitizenWire/ — The Best Script Award – London selected “My Father The Queen” as the winner of the Best LGBT Screenplay during their Autumn 2022 competition. The screenplay was written by filmmaker Lisa N. Alexander, owner of PrettyWork Studios. It is her first feature work.

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News: Designer John Robert Wiltgen Beats the Odds: ‘The Candy in My Pocket’ – An Inspirational Memoir About Designing Your Best Life | CitizenWire

CHICAGO, Ill. /CitizenWire/ — With holiday shopping just around the corner, John Robert Wiltgen’s riveting memoir “The Candy in My Pocket” (ISBN: 979-8986007007), is now available for the gift giving season. As a type 1 diabetic for more than 55 years, Wiltgen has been a successful business owner and now author whose memoir describes his […]

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News: New Book, ‘The Power of the Pen,’ Gives Insights into the World of Handwriting Analysis | CitizenWire

SEATTLE, Wash. /CitizenWire/ — With its first-ever published book, “The Power of the Pen: from the unconscious to the conscious” (ISBN: 978-1970181340), The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation (AHAF) showcases 23 unique perspectives on handwriting analysis and its modern uses. Each essay is penned by a respected handwriting analyst and explores topics such as handwriting research […]

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News: ‘Achieving Life Satisfaction Is Our Ultimate Goal’ – Personal Development Writer Releases Inspiring Book On Finding Your Purpose | CitizenWire

OTTAWA, Ontario /CitizenWire/ — An inspiring story about finding your purpose and achieving happiness by tapping into three spheres: personal growth, family values, and career focus, “For A Better Chance At Life: Achieving Life Satisfaction” (ISBN: 978-0228880103; Tellwell Publishing) is a personal development novel by author Jonathan J. Woolverton.

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News: Publishers Newswire announces annual Books to Bookmark List for Dec. 2022 – 10 Great Reads You’ve Likely Never Seen | CitizenWire

TEMECULA, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Publishers Newswire (PNW), a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its annual “books to bookmark” list of 10 new and interesting reads from small publishers and self-published authors in North America published in 2022. These books are often overlooked due to not coming from major […]

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News: Christmas at Schnepf Farms 2022 Opens in Queen Creek the Day After Thanksgiving | CitizenWire

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. /CitizenWire/ — It’s the time of year when Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek transforms into a magical winter wonderland. The east valley mainstay has partnered for the fourth year with World of Illumination – known for producing the largest drive-through light shows in the world – to present Christmas at Schnepf Farms, […]

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News: World of Illumination Opens Today in Salt Lake City with an All-New Holiday Light Show | CitizenWire

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /CitizenWire/ — World of Illumination, the producer of the world’s largest drive-through animated light show, is coming to Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City this holiday season. With this addition, the company adds its sixth location to its lineup of shows in the United States. Visitors to the Utah show […]

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News: A Threat Is Coming – Only He Can Stop It: Fantasy Writer Releases Thrilling Tale Of Heroes and Foes in ‘Beginning of Arrogance’ | CitizenWire

TORONTO, Ontario /CitizenWire/ — A fantastical story set in a world where paladins are heroes and the champions of the gods finds itself in the shadow of a looming threat. Their only choice? To rely on the services of an uneducated, incapable and stubborn paladin named Krell, whose adventures we follow in the fantasy novel […]

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News: Lowell Chamber Orchestra’s December performance contemplates immigration, history | CitizenWire

LOWELL, Mass. /CitizenWire/ — Nearly forty percent of Americans can trace at least one ancestor to Ellis Island, and the Lowell Chamber Orchestra will present a work based on three actual stories of the famous islands that encompass the immigrant experience. “Island of Peoples” is free and open to the public, and will take place […]

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News: DigitalSelf Announces Partnership with 305 Films to Sponsor Vibes Basel at Art Basel | CitizenWire

MIAMI, Fla. /CitizenWire/ — DigitalSelf®, Gil Green and 305 Films are pleased to announce their partnership to present the 9th annual Vibes Basel. DigitalSelf is the Title Sponsor for Vibes Basel, under the creative direction of Gil Green, at Art Basel at Supercar Rooms Miami on Friday, December 2, 2022.

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News: Azarus Introduces Sponsored Play and Earn Overlay Games to Streams with Themed Trivia | CitizenWire

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Azarus has expanded its reach as the pioneer of livestreaming interactivity with a new Overlay Games platform allowing streamers to play along with their fans live and earn rewards. Founded in 2018, Azarus is rolling out an upgrade to its Overlay Games platform to enable streamers and brands to activate […]

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News: The World’s Largest Drive-Through Animated Light Show Opens Three Shows in the Valley | CitizenWire

PHOENIX, Ariz. /CitizenWire/ — World of Illumination, the producer of the world’s largest drive-through animated light show, announced its lineup of new theme parks for the 2022 holiday season and headlining the list are three Arizona locations. World of Illumination is constructing its larger-than-life holiday light event in the parking area of Six Flags in […]

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News: World of Illumination Returns to the Atlanta Metro Area for Third Consecutive Year of Holiday Magic | CitizenWire

MARIETTA, Ga. /CitizenWire/ — World of Illumination, the producer of the world’s largest drive-through animated light show, announced its lineup of new events for the 2022 holiday season and headlining the list is Marietta, Georgia. World of Illumination is constructing its larger-than-life holiday light show in the parking area of Six Flags White Water.

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News: In ‘Last Chance’ a rocket full of misfits hurls towards a new planet, as toilet humor is thrust into the outer reaches of the galaxy | CitizenWire

SYDNEY, New South Wales /CitizenWire/ — “Last Chance: A Future Apocalypse Caught in a Trilogy” by Darren E. Watling (ISBN: 978-0228882879; released Oct., 2022) is a quirky look at earth’s final hours. The best and brightest are sent to colonize a more stable planet as earth meets its untimely demise. However a Plan B rocket […]

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News: Golden State Pops Orchestra presents the 2022 Holiday Pops Spectacular! | CitizenWire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — The Golden State Pops Orchestra rings in the holiday season with joyous music and high spirits on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 8 p.m. in the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, California. Celebrate the holiday season with Maestro Steven Allen Fox, Resident Choir Maestra Marya Basaraba, and the Golden […]

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News: Nashville Band Releases Disturbing Music Video About the ‘Dangers of Christian Nationalism’ | CitizenWire

NASHVILLE, Tenn. /CitizenWire/ — Nashville-based Future Girl Records today announced the release of “Traitor,” a music video by the rock band We_Anomaly. The song, written by Gabriel Gabor, sounds the alarm about the dangers of the current Christian Nationalist movement in America.

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News: ‘My Spouse, My Friend’ – Educator and counselor writes from a faith perspective to give a crash course on marital relations | CitizenWire

FORT SASKATCHEWAN, Alberta /CitizenWire/ — “My Spouse, My Friend” (ISBN: 978-0228842859) is a must-have book for couples, newlyweds, those long in love, and engaged. A crash course on married life by author Ingiete Oyama, the book is a guide to navigating questions about marriage and finding answers.

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News: Shining a light on School Nutrition and the Lunchtime Heroes that make it happen | CitizenWire

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Todd Linsky Consulting (TLC) announced today: TLC-Todd-versations, in collaboration with the Chef Ann Foundation, brings you stories from across our great country on positive changes to the school nutrition landscape, “Todd-versations Lunchtime Heroes.”

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News: A chaotic blend of love, betrayal, and the need for human connection | CitizenWire

TORONTO, Ontario /CitizenWire/ — In Yvonne Van Lankveld’s current novel “The Park Street Secrets” (ISBN: 978-0228869252; released Sept., 2022), new neighbors move into a historic government building and classic film location on Park Street in Niagara Falls Canada. The building was featured in the film noir “Niagara” starring Marilyn Monroe.

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News: New book celebrates the magic of adoption and diversity through creative storytelling | CitizenWire

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. /CitizenWire/ — Adam Swain Ferguson, founder, Purple Fox Entertainment, is a creative producer and author. His new book release, “Love Without Wings: An Adoption Fairytale” (ISBN: 979-8986768014), was inspired by a true story – his own story – and celebrates diverse families made complete through adoption. It’s scheduled to be released during […]

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News: A new book illuminating the real life impacts of depression and anxiety through an evocative fictional narrative | CitizenWire

VANCOUVER, B.C. /CitizenWire/ — Author Paul G. Swingle’s new novel “Silhouette” (ISBN: 979-8545559596; released Aug., 2022) delivers a brilliant and deceptively simple story, giving us insight into the hearts of two lonely souls. They gaze at each other from a distance, dreaming of forming a bond. Will their fears, depression, and anxiety prevent them from […]

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