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2013-04-09 16:22:25

PBS Memphis Soul Music Special with Queen Latifah, Justin Timberlake & Others WASHINGTON, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary Soul Man(TM) Sam Moore will perform at the White House to celebrate the timeless classics of "Memphis Soul" as part of the Emmy Award-Nominated PBS Music Special IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE Series on Tuesday, April 9, 2013. President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama will host the all-star concert, which will include performances by Sam Moore,...

2013-04-03 23:04:19

Kyiv Creatives Mix Politics, Popular Music and Animation to Poke Fun at the Presidency and World Politics in "Desperate White House" Kyiv, Ukraine and Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 Four Ukrainians with a dynamic, global sense of humor are on a mission to enlighten and entertain politically aware American TV viewers with a powerful new concoction that mixes popular music, politics and cartoon animation. Their format — and their company — is called MuPoToon (for music,...

2013-04-02 12:31:57

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), the Congressional champion for brain science research today joined President Obama at the White House when he revealed a new initiative to transform and improve our understanding of the human brain. Included in the President's 2014 budget is $100 million for the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative.  According to the White House, the multi- million...

2013-04-01 16:23:22

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 Easter Egg Roll, which took place on the South Lawn of the White House, is focused on promoting health and wellness with the theme, "Be Healthy, Be Active, Be You!" The event featured live music, sports courts, cooking stations, storytelling and, of course, Easter egg rolling. The activities encouraged children to lead healthy, active lives in support of the First Lady's Let's Move! initiative. (Photo:...

2013-04-01 12:24:56

Recently Discovered Master Tapes From Sony Music Entertainment Vaults Reveal Impromptu Genius in The White House Seminar Program American Jazz Program NEW YORK, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RPM/Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is proud to release -- for the first time ever -- the complete Tony Bennett and Dave Brubeck performance from the White House Seminar American Jazz Concert, held on August 28, 1962. With the Washington...

2013-04-01 12:24:42

White House-Sponsored Poetry Program Sends Student Ambassadors into Diverse Communities to Encourage the Art of Poetry NEW YORK, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when the arts in schools are being cut across the nation, America's inaugural class of National Student Poets, five teenagers who serve as literary ambassadors for poetry, are spending the month of April spreading the word about their craft. During Poetry Month, each young poet will visit diverse communities across...

2013-03-29 12:20:46

Pine Brothers Softish Throat Drops provides cash donation WASHINGTON, March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pine Brothers Softish Throat Drops announces that it will contribute to the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, to help support the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll. The 2013 Easter Egg Roll, which takes place on April 1, 2013 on the South Lawn of the White House, is focused on promoting health and wellness with the theme, "Be Healthy, Be...

2013-03-19 20:23:08

Pine Brothers Softish Throat Drops offers to sponsor this year's canceled White House Easter Egg Roll SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- California-based Pine Brothers Softish Throat Drops, America's first throat drops and trusted by American families since 1870, is offering to sponsor the 135th White House Easter Egg Roll, which is in danger of cancellation due to budget cuts. The event, open to children up to age 13 and their families, is scheduled for Monday, April...

2013-03-14 08:26:26

NEW YORK, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With their new blockbuster movie, 'Olympus Has Fallen' author E.N.J. Carter wonders where the screenwriters got their inspiration for the movie since his original paperback released in 2003, and currently a popular e-book thriller on Kindle, titled 'The Other President', has a similar plot in that the White House is overrun by terrorists and destroyed, and the President is eventually saved by a Secret Service Agent. "I haven't seen the movie," says...

2013-03-13 08:27:45

Preston Bailey, Colin Cowie, David Beahm, David Stark, Brian Rafanelli, Bronson van Wyck, Todd Fiscus, and Jeffrey Foster among the top designers setting trends for the event industry and transforming the event landscape. LOS ANGELES, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BizBash, the leading trade media for event and meeting organizers and event marketers, has announced its first Top 35 Event Designers list. After reviewing work from candidates across North America, BizBash selected the...