Event Press Releases by Month - Index

 

January Events, 2014


 

Arizona

Quartzsite, Arizona (December 9, 2013) - The Tyson Wells Shows in Quartzsite, Arizona, has three 10 day shows in January and February: Rock & Gem Show, Sell-A-Rama, and an Art & Craft Fair.  Starting with the Tyson Wells Rock & Gem Show, Jan. 3-12, 2014, This show features rocks, gems, minerals, jewelry, lapidary tools, equipment & supplies with vendor from all over the world.  Tyson Wells Sell-A-Rama is the main big show. The dates are Jan. 17-26, 2014. Over 800 selling ...

 


 

California

Unmasking the Stage: The Visual Artists Behind the Theater Experience Opens January 29th at The Museums of Los Gatos

Los Gatos, California (January 15, 2014) - Presented by the Museums of Los Gatos, in association with Musson Theatrical, Unmasking the Stage: The Visual Artists Behind the Theater Experience, opens January 29th and showcases the stagecraft of set designers, costumers, make-up and lighting artists. On view through March 30, 2014, this captivating exhibition offers a unique, behind-the-scenes look at work by talented designers from the Bay Area Theatre community. Through the generosity of Opera San Jose, San Jose Repertory Theater, San Jose State ...

 


 

California

Alcatraz Exhibits Make Monumental Move to Hyatt Regency Santa Clara

San Francisco, CA (November 19, 2013) - Together with Alcatraz Cruises, Hyatt Regency Santa Clara will be the new, temporary home of the Alcatraz: Life on the Rock and Alcatraz: The Last Day exhibits. As of November 7, 2013, the 3,000 square foot “Alcatraz: Life on the Rock” will be complemented by the Alcatraz: The Last Day photo exhibition is a collection by Life Magazine photographer Leigh Wiener. The exhibits run through February 15, 2014.   Free and open to the public (24 hours/day, seven days/week), this comprehensive exhibit is an ideal way for ...

 



California

Southwest Arts Festival® Celebrates 28th Anniversary in Indio, California, January 24 to 26, 2014

Indio, California(August 5, 2013) - The Indio Chamber of Commerce (4-Star accredited by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce) is hosting the Southwest Arts Festival® on January 24, 25 and 26, 2014. Celebrating its 28th Anniversary, the Southwest Arts Festival® will once again be held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio California, a Coachella Valley landmark, featuring the desert’s natural landscape and sweeping mountain ranges. “We are excited to host the Southwest ...

 


 

Connecticut

Eli Whitney Museum will open a celebration: The Erector Set at 100, Hamden, Connecticut

Hamden, Connecticut (November 19, 2013) - One hundred Holiday Seasons ago, a 29 year old brought a product to market that would become an American icon and redefine the Holiday Season.  Alfred Carlton Gilbert, a 1909 Yale graduate, watched the steel tower construction to electrify the New Haven Railroad’s access to the new Grand Central Terminal. Steel and electricity were reinventing America. Gilbert’s Erector Set of metal nuts, bolts and small motors captured that spirit.   Thanks to a grant from the Connecticut Humanities as part of its ...

 


 

Florida

Key Largo's Bayside Grille Hosts 2nd Annual Bayside Bluesfest

Key Largo, Florida (January 14, 2014) - Bayside Grille and Sunset Bar in Key Largo will be hosting an elite group of international Blues stars at the 2nd Annual Bayside Bluesfest, through June, 2014. Admittance is always free, as is the Most Photographed Sunset in Key Largo. Bayside Grille owner Robert DiGiorgio says, "We are thrilled to welcome such great international artists to Key Largo again this year. Last year’s, event along with the Downtown Key Largo Songfest has put Key Largo on the international music scene.  Key Largo has never seen a lineup of Blues stars like this. Last year, the event drew enthusiastic crowds from all over, and Robert DiGiorgio, owner of Bayside Grille ...

 


 

Florida

The Symphonic Wind Ensemble of Concordia University Wisconsin's Southeastern Florida Tour, January 15-21, 2014

Mequon, Wisconsin (December 17, 2013) - The internationally acclaimed 50 member Symphonic Wind Ensemble from Concordia University Wisconsin will be appearing in concert as it tours in the southeast Florida region in January 2014. The ensemble has gained an enviable reputation as one of the leading instrumental ensembles in the Lutheran educational systems. The group has recently performed critically acclaimed tours in 2012 and 2013 to Italy and northern California respectively. The 2014 tour will promote a new-release CD recording (available as either hardcopy or download) from ...

 


 

Florida

Celebrate Winter & Spring with the South Florida Symphony Orchestra

Fort Lauderdale, Florida (December 17, 2013) - Music fans will want to join the South Florida Symphony Orchestra for a spectacular season of concerts and events from January to March, 2014. The South Florida Symphony Orchestra presents a Masterworks Concert Series throughout South Florida, performing at four different venues: Tennessee Williams Theatre (Key West), Broward Center for the Performing Arts (Fort Lauderdale), Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, and Delray Beach Center for the Arts.   Under the music direction of Maestra Sebrina Maria Alfonso, the South Florida Symphony will perform works by ...

 


 

Florida

Toys Will Be Toys at Art Deco Weekend 2014, Miami Beach

Miami Beach, Fl (November 7, 2013) - Ladies, gentlemen and children of all ages, let the games begin! It’s all fun and games at the 2014 Art Deco Weekend, January 17–19 on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach. Designated “Art Deco at Play,” this year’s message is clear: Bring the kids—and be a kid! The event takes place on Friday, January 17th from noon to 11pm, Saturday, January 18th from 10am to 11pm and Sunday, January 19th from 10am to 8pm. All events will take place on Ocean Drive between 5th and 15th streets in Miami Beach, Fl.   The exhibition hall at the Art ...

 


 

Florida

The 14th Annual Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival Includes Live Entertainment, Exciting Cultural Events, Relevant Seminars and More, Jan.16-25 2014

Tampa, Florida (October 22, 2013) - The 2014 Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival is the premiere destination hot-spot leading up to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Weekend. This lively, 10-day celebration will be held Jan.16-25, with the weekend Music Fest taking place Jan.18-19 at Curtis Hixon Park in Downtown Tampa. The Music Fest kicks-off with Throwback Saturday featuring classic acts that are sure to entertain all generations. The Fest ...

 


 

Florida

Concerts Under the Stars at Bonnet House Museum & Gardens, Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, Florida (October 22, 2013) - Bonnet House Museum & Gardens kicks off its 18th season of the Young Artist Music on Thursday, January 23rd at 7pm with a performance by the University of Miami’s Frost Opera Theater.   "We are delighted to offer the Fort Lauderdale community what we consider to be one of the best events in town," said Curator Stephen Draft.   The season continues on February 13th, 2013 with Florida Atlantic University Latin ...

 


 

Florida

Pitch your Independent Project to Industry Executives at the Florida Media Market 2014 Conference

Miami, Florida (September 3, 2013) - The Florida Media Market is having their 7th Annual “Connecting the Multiplatform” Conference in Miami Beach on January 22nd-26th, 2014, bringing exceptional workshops with world-renowned industry expert panelists, networking events to connect independents and executives, filmmaker competitions, the Goddess Mujer Woman Brunch (celebrating the women of today and advocating better women programming), and ...

 


 

Florida

Goddess Mujer Woman Collaborates with Florida Media Market to Celebrate Prominent Women in Media

Miami, Florida (September 3, 2013) - Goddess Mujer Woman will hold an Awards Ceremony on January 26, 2014, celebrating the women of today and advocating quality women programming. The event will be held in Miami Beach, Florida, to appeal to an international audience before Miami Film Month. During the event, GMW will recognize women who have raised awareness for social and gender issues. GMW supports positive impacts by women on a global scale by ...

 


 

Florida

Florida's Naples Botanical Garden Brightens Up the Holidays with Sparkling 'Night Lights' Event

Naples, Florida (September 3, 2013) - Thousands of twinkling lights, glowing orbs, and sparkling décor illuminate one of Naples’ most popular outdoor venues this December. Naples Botanical Garden announces its annual Night Lights the evenings of December 18 – 23, December 26 – 30, and January 2-5 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.   Each evening will include holiday musical performances, family activities, and festive sweets and treats, plus enchanting illumination scenes in the ...

 


 

Georgia

Bluegrass Music Celebrates New Year’s at Jekyll Island on January 2, 3 & 4, 2014.

Jekyll Island, GA (December 9, 2013) - Promoters Adams Bluegrass, LLC, announce that the 38th Annual New Year's Bluegrass Festival will be held at Jekyll Island, in the New Convention Center, 75 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA, January 2, 3 & 4, 2014.   The three day event begins on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 12:00 Noon and goes until 10:00 p.m. Thursday's Terrific line-up features Lonesome Will Mullins & The Virginia Playboys, The James King Band, The Marksmen, The Spinney Brothers, Larry Stephenson Band and World Famous Riders in the Sky ...

 


 

Georgia

Get ready for the 5th Annual Athens Wine Weekend at the Classic Center in downtown Athens, Georgia.

Athens, Georgia (September 3, 2013) - Mark your calendars for the fifth annual Athens Wine Weekend, scheduled for Friday through Sunday, January 31-Feb. 2, 2014, at The Classic Center in downtown Athens.   Tickets for the weekend’s festivities go on sale in November.   A benefit for The Classic Center Cultural Foundation, the weekend kicks off with a special reception Friday evening. Featured chefs will conduct an in-house presentation of Amuse-Bouche, a sampling ...

 


 

Hawaii

Kahilu Theatre presents its first musical in over 20 years, Kamuela, Hawaii

Kamuela, Hawaii (December 17, 2013) - The Kahilu Theatre presents its own New Year Musical on Saturday, January 11 at 7pm and Sunday, January 12 at 2pm. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a hit musical comedy about a fictional spelling bee set in Putnam Valley Middle School. Six quirky adolescents compete in the Bee, which is run by three equally-quirky grown-ups – creating a charming and hilarious tale about over-achievers of all ages. For both performances, tickets are $10, $15, $20 and $25, with discounts available to Kahilu Theatre members, available in advance from the Theatre’s new website www.kahilutheatre.org. Public can also drop in at the theatre ...

 


 

Hawaii

Kamuela, Hawaii (December 6, 2013) - The Kahilu Theatre’s new season has got off to a tremendous start, with sold out crowds for Kaumakaiwa and Kekuhi Kanaka`ole in September, and for Keb Mo in October, and very appreciative houses for the Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar Institute Concerts last month – from September to November the Theatre presented 13 shows with a total audience of almost 3,500 people. It also shared four full shows for schools audiences and sent artists into schools for a total kids’ audience of 3,750.   The Theatre brings the pace up ...

 


 

International

(November 5, 2013) - Anthony Kearns, founding member of The Irish Tenors, recently released his long-awaited debut solo album: With a Song in My Heart. The CD focuses upon the all-encompassing repertoire presented during his countless solo concert tours; a concert repertoire which spans the spectrum from Ireland to Broadway, from well-loved melodies to popular classics, and from light-hearted comedy to the greatest tenor arias ever written, interpreted by the man acclaimed as Ireland’s Finest Tenor. “The album is,” according to Kearns, “a compilation of songs that ...

 


 

North Carolina

Wilmington, North Carolina (January 15, 2014) - The Cape Fear Model Railroad Society announces its 17th Annual Model Railroad Show and Sale. This show has been selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for January/February 2014.   It will be held on January 25th and January 26th, 2014 (Saturday and Sunday) at the American Legion Post 10 Building located at 702 Pine Grove Drive in Wilmington, North Carolina.   The show will feature model railroad dealers as well as “O” and “On30” scale and “HO” scale modular ...

 


 

Ohio

Sleigh Bells Are Ringing In West Chester, Ohio: Christmas at Entertrainment Junction

Cincinnati, OH (November 19, 2013) - Sleigh bells are ringing in West Chester, Ohio, north of Cincinnati, as the magical indoor holiday celebration Christmas at Entertrainment Junction begins its six-week run Saturday, November 16.   Christmas at Entertrainment Junction has become a not-to-be-missed family event and a true holiday tradition in the Midwest. The event runs through Sunday, January 5th. Entertrainment Junction, winner of numerous tourist awards, is the only train-themed family entertainment center on the planet and, among other things, features ...

 


 

Pennsylvania

Step Right Up to the Mercer Museum! Circus & Games Exhibits Runs January 25 through March 16, Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Doylestown, Pennsylvania (January 27, 2014) - In an era spanning the early twentieth century, through depression ridden times and a dust bowl, one form of revelry thrived – the circus. Visitors to the Mercer Museum will see another side of this grand American theatrical tradition in the new exhibit, Step Right Up! Behind the Scenes of the Circus Big Top, 1890-1965, on view at the museum from January 25 through March 16, 2014. Step Right Up! will feature an array of costumes, colorful posters, backstage stories, photographs and more. Step Right Up! is toured by ExhibitsUSA ...

 


 

Pennsylvania

Raymond Berry, NFL Hall of Famer, plans Israel Tour

Morgantown, Pennsylvania, June 3, 2013 - Fans may join NFL Hall of Famer Raymond Berry on The Best of Israel 10 Day Inspirational Tour January 21-30, 2014.   Raymond Berry is a Pro Football Hall of Famer, led the NFL in yardage three times, TD receptions twice, became all-time leading receiver in his 10th season, selected to 6 Pro Bowls, member of two world champion teams. As coach he took New England to their first Super Bowl, selected Coach of the Year by the Vince Lombardi ...

 


 

Washington

New Exhibit at the Highline Historical Society, Hope in Hard Times: The Story of Washington State During the Great Depression

Burien, WA (November 19, 2013) - Did Your Mother Save String? The Highline Historical Society welcomes visitors to visit the only Seattle-area venue to host Hope in Hard Times: The Story of Washington State During the Great Depression, an excellent traveling exhibit about the Great Depression in Washington State. This exhibit shows how our parents and grandparents got through the most challenging economic era in American history – the 1930s – something many of them never recovered from ...