Hundreds of Business Owners, Corporate Executives and Civic Leaders Gather Near Washington, D.C.

Sponsor or Attend the SOAR Community Summit

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The 2nd Annual SOAR Community Summit will Take Place in Old Town Alexandria, VA.

ALEXANDRIA, VA, UNITED STATES, September 23, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The annual leadership summit hosted by the SOAR Community Network attracts global business leaders to the Washington, D.C. area to discuss business strategies, legacy leadership and social impact through entrepreneurship.

This event will be the second SOAR Community Summit following a coming together of hundreds of business owners, corporate executives and civic leaders from a variety of industries last year in Old Town Alexandria.

What: SOAR Community Summit 2017 “Elevation, Inspiration, Application”
When: October 27, 2017 from 7:00 am to 6:30 pm
Where: Hilton Hotel in Old Town Alexandria ‒ 1767 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314

Featured Speakers:
Cynthia de Lorenzi, Summit emcee, TEDx Women motivational speaker, author, artist and futurist
Misti Burmeister, CEO Provoking Greatness, Best Selling Author, Speaker
Tien Wong, Technology Entrepreneur, CEO, and Angel Investor
Marissa Levin, CEO of Successful Culture, Speaker, Executive Coach/Business Consultant
Robert Clancy, CoFounder of Spiral Design Studio, Author, Speaker, Spiritual Teacher
Reshma Thakkar, Summit Keynote Speaker, Founder of Made with a Purpose
Laurent Amzallag, Founder of YALA Fitness
Myron J. Radio, President of The R Group, Executive Coach, Author
Maimah Karmo, Founder of Tigerlily Foundation, Bliss Magazine, Author, Speaker
Channapha Khamvongsa, Founder yyqiu and Executive Director of Legacies of War
Alexandra Boycheck, Regional Program Director of Empowered Women International
Bruce Van Horn, Entrepreneur, Producer and Host of Life is a Marathon Podcast
Julie Jakopic, Founder of iLead Strategies, Speaker, Change Strategist & Leadership Coach

This year’s program will feature concrete steps to motivate teams, develop mission driven leaders, and build profitable and socially responsible businesses, nonprofits, and associations.

Current sponsors include: Empowered Women International (EWI), Fairfax & Alexandria Woman Magazine, Cancer Champions, JP Events & Consulting, BANK, Your Empowered Voice, Mindy Lam Couture, Doncaster, Bliss Magazine, The Home Visuals, Innovative Media, Magnetic Media HD, Renewed Living, Inc., Savvy Business Network, True Conversations, LLC, Empower Imagination, Marcus Bennett Photography

To sponsor or attend visit: http://soarcommunitynetwork.com/summit or contact info@soarcommunitynetwork.com.

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BET Hip Hop Awards 2017 Tickets Show Date Miami

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DJ KHALED RETURNS TO HOST THE BET HIP HOP AWARDS 2017

MIAMI, FLORIDA, USA, September 23, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — DJ KHALED, KENDRICK LAMAR AND CARDI B LEAD THE BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2017 WITH 9 NOMINATIONS EACH

9 NODS FOR DJ KHALED INCLUDE ‘ALBUM OF THE YEAR,’ ‘DJ OF THE YEAR,’ ‘BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO,’ ‘BEST COLLABO, DUO OR GROUP,’ ‘PRODUCER OF THE YEAR,’ ‘HUSTLER OF THE YEAR,’ ‘MVP OF THE YEAR’ AND 2 FOR ‘SINGLE OF THE YEAR’

KENDRICK LAMAR AND CARDI B 9 NODS INCLUDE ‘MVP OF THE YEAR,’ ‘SINGLE OF THE YEAR,’ ‘HUSTLER OF THE YEAR,’ ‘BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO,’ ‘HOT TICKET PERFORMER’ AND ‘IMPACT TRACK’

FOLLOWED CLOSELY BY JAY Z AND CHANCE THE RAPPER WITH 5 NOMINATIONS EACH

THE BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2017 WILL BE TAPING IN MIAMI, FL ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6th, 2017 AT THE FILLMORE MIAMI BEACH AT JACKIE GLEASON THEATER AND PREMIERING ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10th, 2017 AT 8PM ET/PT

BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” WILL SUPPORT THOSE MOST IMPACTED BY BOTH HURRICANE IRMA AND HURRICANE HARVEY IN OUR “HIP HOP FOR HURRICANE RELIEF” EFFORTS

Multi-platinum artist, mega-producer and ‘Anthem King’ DJ Khaled alongside Grammy Award winning rapper and songwriter Kendrick Lamar and newcomer Cardi B lead the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2017 with 9 impressive nominations each. DJ Khaled’s 9 nods, include ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘DJ of the Year,’ ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ ‘Best Collabo, Duo Or Group,’ ‘Producer Of The Year,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘Mvp of the Year,’ and 2 For ‘Single of the Year. Kendrick Lamar earns nods for ‘Best Hip Hop Video,’ ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Single of the Year,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ and 2 nods for ‘Impact Track.’ And NYC’s newest female emcee Cardi B earn nods for her summer anthem “Bodak Yellow” for ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Single of the Year,’ ‘Best New Hip-Hop Artist,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style),’ ‘Best Mixtape’ and ‘Impact Track’.

Jay Z and Chance The Rapper score the second-most nominations with 5 nominations each. Jay Z shares nods with Chance The Rapper in the ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year’ and ‘Hustler of the Year’ categories and additionally earns nominations for ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Impact Track’. Chance The Rapper is being recognized as ‘Hot Ticket Performer,’ ‘Lyricist of the Year,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Hustler of the Year’ and as a featured artist in the ‘Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse’ categories.

Hip-Hop hit makers Future and Migos pick up 4 nominations each – Future earning nods for ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ ‘Single of the Year,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ and ‘Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style);’ and Migos for ‘Best Collabo, Duo or Group,’ ’ ‘Single of the Year,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ and ‘Made-You-Look Award (Best Hip-Hop Style).’ Additionally, ‘Best New Hip-Hop Artist’ Award nominees include industry newcomers Cardi B, Playboi Carti, Aminé,Kodak Black, and Tee Grizzley.

BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2017 heads to Miami on Friday, October 6th, 2017 at its new venue, The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami, FL and will premiere on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 at 8:00PM ET/PT.

“While BET is extremely excited to bring BET ‘Hip Hop Awards’ 2017 to Miami, Florida, we remain sensitive to the millions of victims affected by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey,” said Connie Orlando, BET Interim Head of Programming. “Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with those who are facing the impact of this catastrophic storm. As a network, we are committed to offering our full support during this most devastating time. Through Hip Hop Awards 2017, our ‘Hip Hop for Hurricane Relief’, will bring together some of the biggest names in hip hop to acknowledge those in need as the country begins the difficult process of rebuilding.”

BET HIP HOP AWARDS 2017 TICKETS SHOW DATE MIAMI | TICKETS: *Note: BET “Hip Hop Awards” is a private event and tickets are not available for purchase to the public. Talent tickets are reserved for BET “Hip Hop Awards” show talent and nominees.

Jesse Collins, CEO of Jesse Collins Entertainment, will serve as Executive Producer of the BET Hip Hop Awards along with Connie Orlando, BET Interim Head of Programming and Jeannae Rouzan–Clay, Vice President of Specials, Jesse Collins Entertainment.

BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” 2017 complete list of Official Nominees: https://prmobilewire.com

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British Beauty Industry Leader Omayma Ramzy Takes Fashion World by Storm

Omayma Ramzy Makeup; Model Jaida Bentley, Photography by Lloyd Galbraith

Model Emma Holley in Makeup by Omayma Ramzy. Photography by Piers Bosler

Celebrity Makeup Artist Omayma Ramzy; Photo Credit: Diana Clarizio

British Beauty Industry Leader Omayma Ramzy Takes Fashion World by Storm, having worked with some of the Biggest Names in Modeling and Film.

The more you work with new people, experience their visions, their ideas, and contribute your ideas too, the better!”

— Omayma Ramzy

MALIBU, CALIFORNIA, USA, September 23, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Celebrity Make-Up Artist and Business Leader Omayma Ramzy recently expanded from her homeland of London, England, branching out as an international artist, and in great demand. Serving as President and CEO of her own Makeup and Styling Company, Omayma still finds the time to work herself as one of the very few, top Lead Makeup Artist's to the stars, and for some of the biggest designers and production companies in the world of global entertainment.

Serving as the Lead Makeup Artist on top new films starring Zoey Deutch, Cameron Monahan, and Leah Thompson, Omayma most recently worked on "The Year of Spectacular Men," written by and starring Maddie Deutch. The established international talent behind the scenes has done makeup on countless other stars including; Georgie Flores (Famous In Love), Jessica Gomes, Jade & Tanner Tolbert (The Bachelor), and Marisol Nichols (Riverdale), among others. Omayma also just did makeup for the film "Anthem," starring Peyton List and Cameron Monaghan, as well as "External Living," directed by fashion photography powerhouse Ben Cope. The star Makeup Artist even just did both makeup and hair on Sofia Vergara’s new underwear line "Empowered by You," coming soon to stores world-wide.

In addition, Omayma Ramzy has done commercial work with global brands including; Sparkling ICE, Ford, Cisco, Buzzfeed, Target, Samsung, and many more. The Star Makeup Artist's outstanding work for national and international print publications dominate the beauty industry as Lead Make Up Artist for magazines including; NYLON, I-D Magazine, Flaunt Magazine, and Damaged Goods Magazine–shot by Mynxii White, among others. Omayma's work on TV shows include KTLA, and Hollywood Today Live. She was also recently interviewed as one of the world's leading makeup experts, for the international fashion, lifestyle and culture magazine NYLON.

U.K. born Omayma got her start at Fine Art School, fulfilling her degree in painting and fine art. She states, "I was staring at the canvas one day, at it just kind of struck me. I had been painting people for a while and I found having a live subject quite inspiring. One day I thought I’d play around with the idea of painting a face, and it just kind of took off from there!"

She first studied makeup at the Illamasqua School of Makeup Art. "I got to learn so many creative techniques and had such great mentoring from the teachers there," she states. "After I took some of their classes, I went on to the prestigious London College of Fashion and achieved the University Degree in Hair and Makeup for Film and T.V," she adds, "It was a blast!" She states that it was here that she learned wig making, special effects, understanding characters and story, prosthetics, period makeup, and hair, and much more.

Omayma admits that not any amount of training can prepare a person as much as experience does. She reveals, "The training definitely put me at an advantage over those who had not received formal training, however–boy did I graduate with a lot to learn!" She adds, "Having on-set experience really is what built me as an artist. The more you work with new people and experience their visions and ideas, and contribute your ideas too–the better!"

When asked what the best part of her job is, Omayma Ramzy admits, "I would say the best part of being a Makeup Artist is collaborating with a team to create art. I love how we all have our own take on a particular vision, and get to bounce off of each other to create something better than any of us had initially thought of. It’s a case of several parts making the bigger whole–And I love it!"

Visit the Official Omayma Ramzy Website at:
http://www.omaymaramzy.com
http://www.instagram.com/miyma_ramzy
Booking, contact: omayma@omayma.co
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Dierks Bentley and Michael Shawn Hartman Discuss "Only the Brave"

Michael Shawn Hartman, photo credit: Michael Sargent

Michael Shawn Hartman and CMA Nominee Dierks Bentley Discuss "Only the Brave"

Our firefighters are some of America's finest, bravest heroes!”

— Michael Shawn Hartman

MALIBU, CALIFORNIA, USA, September 23, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The distinctive vocals of multi-platinum singer/songwriter and Arizona native Dierks Bentley resonate throughout "Hold The Light," his first-ever song written and recorded for a motion picture. Also featuring Bon Iver's S. Carey, "Hold the Light" is featured in Columbia Pictures and Black Label Media's "Only The Brave," in theaters nationwide October 20th. The song was written by Bentley, Carey, Joe Trapanese and Jon Randall.

"Only the Brave," based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, is the heroic story of one unit of local firefighters that through hope, determination, sacrifice, and the drive to protect families, communities, and our country become one of the most elite firefighting teams in the country. As most of us run from danger, they run toward it – they watch over our lives, our homes, everything we hold dear, as they forge a unique brotherhood that comes into focus with one fateful fire. The film stars Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jeff Bridges, James Badge Dale, with Taylor Kitsch and Jennifer Connelly. Directed by Joseph Kosinski and written by Ken Nolan and Eric Warren Singer, based upon the GQ Article "No Exit" by Sean Flynn, the film is produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Michael Menchel, Erik Howsam, Molly Smith, Thad Luckinbill, Trent Luckinbill, Dawn Ostroff, and Jeremy Steckler.

Country Singer Michael Shawn Hartman is completing recording his new single, "We Are American's," about healing from the national divide the last political election brought about, and standing up for our country, united as one people. Hartman, the son of a WWII U.S. Veteran said about his peer Dierks Bentley new work; "I commend Dierks success, and the topic of this film. Our firefighters are some of America's finest, bravest heroes!"

Dierks Bentley said, "This is at the top, if not the most meaningful experience I've ever been a part of. It hits me harder than any other song I've had a chance to be a part of. Over the last couple years I've met and gotten to know Brendan, the sole survivor, and my mom has met with some of the guys' families, and it's still unfathomable to put yourself in any of their shoes. But, our goal was to create a message of hope and love. I'm honored to have been a part of it."

Joseph Kosinski, the director of the film, added, "This story resonated deeply with Dierks from the beginning – he was one of the first to raise money to support the families of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and his commitment has been unwavering since then. The theme comes from the score and the lyrics come from the heart, so it was a natural fit for the film."

ABOUT DIERKS BENTLEY

Current CMA "Male Vocalist of the Year" nominee Dierks Bentley has a "reputation as one of the hardest-working entertainers in country music" (Music Row) as "he sells out enormous tours, is a perennial favorite of format radio stations, and earns critical acclaim without compromising his artistic vision," (Entertainment Weekly). With 17 No. One hits and more than one billion digital streams he "continues to take risks that pay off," (USA Today) as his eighth studio album BLACK, has been hailed the "most fully-formed LP of his career," (TIME). After making its debut at the No. his 2017 tour claimed the top spot on Billboard's Hot Tours selling over 750 million tickets. For more information visit www.dierks.com.

ABOUT MICHAEL SHAWN HARTMAN

Recently named "The Next Johnny Cash," (NEWS BLAZE), rising country star Michael Shawn Hartman was heard recently in the media (FOX NEWS), suggesting that America's self-esteem had been damaged by criticizing America and our U.S. President. Michael Shawn Hartman has stunningly learned to play over 500 songs, and as a "masterful songwriter" (HOLLYWOOD SENTINEL) has written nearly 100 new songs, with several of his newly released tracks, now on his website found below, being called "brilliant" (HOLLYWOOD SENTINEL DAILY). According to ABC news, Michael Shawn Hartman has also recently started a new organization called FAITH, FREEDOM, COUNTRY; to help advance positive messages in country music. The singers slogan, as noted on NBC news, also has a new line of t-shirts saluting America, with–according to the artist, a portion of the proceeds going to the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, for the rest of this month.

When asked what his life philosophy is, Michael admits, "My philosophy is don't take advantage of people, and be comfortable with everything around me. I try be the fairest I can to everybody." Hartman adds, "Country music makes me happy when I hear it. It makes me feel good. I want to do the same for people. I want to make people happy and feel good with my music, and I have been told that's just what I do!" For more information visit www.mikehartmanmusic.com

ABOUT SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc, subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion-picture production, acquisition, distribution; television-production, acquisition, distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies. SPE's Motion Picture Group includes film labels Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Screen Gems, Sony Pictures Animation, and Sony Pictures Classics. Sony Music Entertainment represents Michael Jackson's catalog.

ABOUT STARPOWER MANAGEMENT

Starpower Management, a multi-media corporation, was founded by writer and producer Bruce Edwin in Chicago, Illinois during the late 90's. The company later relocated to Los Angeles, California, where it has been licensed in the divisions of talent management, film production, and publishing. Representing over 10 billion dollars worth of deals in the areas of; motion picture, film studios, master works of fine art, models and talent, luxury celebrity services, and corporations among more, Starpower Management represented Michael Jackson's guitarist David Williams. The firm also publishes Hollywood Sentinel dot com, and owns Hollywood Sentinel Public Relations; an A-List Public Relations firm that represents numerous stars including Dina Lohan and Michael Shawn Hartman, among more. For more information visit: www.StarpowerManagementLLC.com

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Grand Performances’ Annual Gala Attracts Local Luminaries

Come join the celebration on Saturday, September 23.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA, September 22, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — MEDIA ALERT

WHO: Grand Performances, along with co-hosts for the evening Sharon Tay from CBS2/KCAL9, Robert “El Vez” Lopez, legendary guitarist Wayne Kramer, civic business and arts leaders including: Councilmember José Huizar; Danielle Brazell, General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs; Emmy and Grammy-award winning composer Laura Karpman; KCET’s Val Zavalla; dance legend Lula Washington; jazz drummer Ndugu Chancellor; Elizabeth Cline, Executive Director The Industry; Chris Rountree, Artistic Director, wild Up; and many more.

WHAT: Grand Performances is pleased to announce the annual Gala which will honor the organization’s Founding Executive Director Michael Alexander. Michael spent his career bringing people together through the arts.  Michael is a firm believer that access to the arts is a right and not a privilege.  The evening will also feature a live musical tribute to Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti. Since its inception 31 years ago, Grand Performances has supported African music, making it a staple of the organization’s summer programming.

WHERE: 350 S Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles

WHEN: Saturday September 23, 2017
The program for the evening is as follows:
6:00 PM: Hosted Cocktails and Raffle
7:00 PM: Dinner, Honoree Presentation, Live Auction
8:30 PM: Benefit Concert: A Tribute to the Music of Fela Kuti

WHY: Celebrating the culmination of its 31st season with the Annual GALA. One of the best ways to put a bow on a stellar summer is to do what we do best–present a powerful & rhythmic #Afrobeat celebration in a tribute to Fela Kuti. With Ethio Cali and special guests like Tony-nominee Sahr Ngaujah who originated the lead role in Fela! on Broadway, featuring members of JUNGLE FIRE, The Budos Band, Dengue Fever and mexico68 and more! this musical convergence will keep you on your feet! Todd Simon – Music Director

Grand Performances has always embraced global music and championed music from Africa for decades carving a pathway for many Los Angeles presenters to do the same. 

MORE ON GRAND PERFORMANCES:  Celebrating its 31st year, Grand Performances’ mission is to inspire community, celebrate diversity, and unite Los Angeles through free access to global performing arts. Hailed as the “Best Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series” by Los Angeles Magazine and called “a grand gift to the public… democracy in musical action” by the Los Angeles Times, Grand Performances presents high-quality music, dance, theater, and more during the summer at the breathtaking California Plaza in the heart of Downtown as well as at other venues throughout the year including the Los Angeles State Historic Park and Los Angeles World Airports.    

Follow @GrandPerformances on Facebook, @GrandPerfs on Twitter and Instagram and our Youtube Channel at youtube.com/grandperformances.  

For press information contact: Mike Mena at 310-913-0625 or mike@ileanainternational.com

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Actor Curtis Lum is back for CW’s Supergirl new season and joins the ensemble cast in Freeform television series Siren

A shot of Curtis Lum on set of Supergirl

Supergirl

Curtis Lum at the studio, sitting on a stool

Curtis makes his big screen debut in Mina Shum’s highly anticipated feature film Meditation Park opening the Vancouver International Film Festival

Meditation Park honours family, tradition and the unique culture of our city. It hit me close to home as they shot in Vancouver’s Chinatown where I used to buy fish with my dad and grandfather!”

— Curtis Lum

VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA, September 22, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Curtis Lum returns to CW’s American superhero action-adventure TV series Supergirl to premiere October 9th. In Supergirl, Curtis plays Agent Demos, an agent in the DEO that works with Supergirl and her team to keep National City safe from the bad guys. Supergirl is based on the DC Comics character Supergirl (Kara Zor-El), and stars Melissa Benoist in the title role.

Currently Curtis is filming the new Freeform original drama Siren, which is slated for release in 2018. In his recurring role on Siren, Curtis plays Calvin a local fisherman.
Curtis makes his big screen debut this fall in Mina Shum’s highly anticipated feature film Meditation Park opening the 2017 VIFF (Vancouver International Film Festival), with a gala screening on September 28th. With an all-star cast that includes Chinese movie legend Cheng Pei Pei (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy), and Hong Kong-American actor Tzi Ma, Meditation Park premiered at this year’s TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival).

Meditation Park is about a devoted Chinese wife Maria (Cheng Pei Pei) discovering her husband’s infidelity when finding another women’s thong in her husband’s laundry, propelling her on an empowering journey of mental, financial and physical emancipation. Curtis makes a cameo in this film playing a young fishmonger that Maria always goes to hassle and bargain with.

“Being a part of Meditation Park is somewhat like sending a love letter to my Mom,” says Curtis, “Meditation Park honours family, tradition, community and the unique culture of our city. It hit me close to home as they shot in a part of Vancouver’s Chinatown where I used to buy fish with my dad and grandfather from the market I shot in for the film!”

At the age of 20, Curtis did whatever it took to make his leap as an actor landing a recurring role on the Canadian teen-drama Renegade Press as Conor Ying. Soon after, Curtis booked his first movie playing a sperm-donating monk on an Anna Chi film called Dim Sum Funeral. In the recent years, he played Henry Kishida in FOX’s Prison Break and other guest roles in TV series including Travelers, The Arrangement, The Romeo Section and Psych.

Curtis is a “bonafide hustler” and a “fighter”, willing to take roles at any capacity to breakthrough an industry where Asian Americans are still a minority. He produced Jaded and Chasing Mood and a short experimental film called Pyramid, which was taken from the award-winning piece Spoken Word written by Andy Garland. He also produced the music video HeadLights featuring Cadence and starring Nalani Weston, breaking boundaries with his talent as he also sang in that song.

Curtis was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. He grew up in the family restaurant business with parents who taught him everything he needed to know about hard work. Curtis remains humble and takes all life as learning experiences, which he can apply to his craft. Curtis is involved with a non-profit community based group called “Help Change My City”. To stay healthy, he keeps up with a regular fitness regimen with boxing, kickboxing or playing basketball and when he needs to get in shape for a role, he relies on his go-to celebrity fitness trainer Anna Wong to whip him into shape.

His world of entertainment doesn’t stop there. Curtis has been hosting club nights and MC parties since he was 16, going by the name of “CuLu”. Along with acting, Curtis is a fashionista, style-setter, a bit of a rogue, rebel, and a trailblazer all at once, turning unconventional ways into his own conventional. Curtis currently resides in Vancouver and splits his time in LA.

Curtis Lum is available for interviews upon request.

For more information and interview requests please contact:
Lesley Diana | Lesley@thepromotionpeople.ca | 604-726-5575

Agent: Aaron Alexander | aaron@triskotalent.com 604.637.7009

Curtis Lum Links
Website: www.curtislum.com
Demo Reel: https://vimeo.com/150982103
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2980899/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/curtislum
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hansumlum
Twitter: www.twitter.com/culu

Meditation Park trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59BpEiTWLGk

Siren: http://freeform.go.com/shows/siren
Siren Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rlY8cGxafc
Jaded: https://vimeo.com/100393754
Headlights music video: https://vimeo.com/142354622

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Actress Jasynda Radanovic to Star in 'Broken Barriers' and 'The Tea Party'

Actress Jasynda Radanovic

Actress Jasynda Radanovic will take on starring roles in the upcoming films “Broken Barriers”and "The Tea Party"

SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA, September 22, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Actress Jasynda Radanovic, who's become a highly sought after actress in both Australia and the UK for a vast range of productions including live shows, theatre, television and film, has been tapped to star in the upcoming films "Broken Barriers" and "The Tea Party."

In “Broken Barriers” Radanovic will take on the starring role of Diane, a dynamic young woman who controls and hosts a social experiment involving six contestants who are placed in a room. With their cell phones placed in a glass box that is within view, but out of reach, and no means of communicating with the outside world, they are challenged to see how they interact when deprived of technology.

"'Broken Barriers' is a cautionary tale of what could happen to our future, and how dependent we are on our phones… they have become a necessity," explains Radanovic. "I am very thrilled about this role. It is great to play a character who is extremely quirky… She has this sweet and friendly tone, then all of the sudden if something doesn't go her way, she snaps."

The film, which is being directed by Brontie Geist, is scheduled to begin shooting in New South Wales, Australia later this year. About choosing Radanovic for the starring role in her upcoming film, director Brontie Geist says, "Jasynda's experience in acting definitely drew our attention. Her showreel allowed us to reflect her comic timing as well as showing her talent for taking on dramatic roles… her physical traits also played a role in casting her as they enhance her ability to convey Diane's personality as I envisioned it."

Radanovic will also star in Beth Toh's upcoming silent film "The Tea Party," which is set in the 1920s and inspired by "Pied Piper of Hamelin" by Robert Browning. Radanovic's skill as both an actress and dancer will be integral to bringing her character to life, as the story mainly revolves around her character becoming enthralled by 1920s ragtime music, which ultimately sets her off into a trance.

The actress says, "I love being a part of period pieces and getting to explore with the costuming, make-up and sets, you just become transported to another world. What's more, being in a project that is all about dance, and watching how movement is captured on film. It is gratifying to go back to the research and recreate the era of this dancing style, and then applying that to my character."

Considering Radanovic's history of dance-filled performances– including live shows such as the Australian Museum's commissioned performance of "Alexander the Great" where she starred as Olympias, "Peter Pan A Musical Adventure" where she played Tinkerbell and "Whistle Down the Wind" where she played Swallow, "The Tea Party" is the perfect film for this uber talented Aussie.

About working with Radanovic, director Beth Toh says, "She’s a great talent and we're lucky to have her on set…. She’s bright, cheerful and I’m glad to be able to work with her. Her dancing is also great!"

In addition to "Broken Barriers" and "The Tea Party" Radanovic has also been cast to take on the lead role of Nurse Sandy Granger in the upcoming series "Emergency: LA," which is currently in pre-production and is expected to begin shooting next year. The series revolves around the emergency services based out of the Los Angeles Fire Department's Station 77, LAPD and the emergency hospital treatment center known as Trauma One. The series, which is slated to begin filming later this year, focuses on the day to day to lives of the people who devote their lives to solving crimes, rescuing victims and treating the injured around the city.

Produced by Spectrum Multimedia Hollywood ("The Good Guys Club," "Hard Knocks Fighting"), "Emergency: LA" will be directed by Len Davies ("World Association of Wrestling," "Spirit 7"), Doug Coleman ("In Security," "Lawless") and Amit Medina ("RQW Bites," "Hollywood Makeover").

Actress Jasynda Radanovic, who's been referred to in the land down under as a stunning triple threat, is one of those diversely talented individuals who has managed to establish a strong reputation for herself as a skilled actress, dancer and singer. With starring roles in the upcoming films “The Tea Party” and “Broken Barriers,” as well as the series “Emergency LA” Radanovic is one leading lady we'll be seeing a whole lot more of on the big screen.

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NANT Announces Annual International Neonatal Therapy Week

#INTW #BUTTERFLY

A full week devoted to celebrating the inspired and dedicated work of Neonatal Therapists runs from September 17 through 23.

CINCINNATI, OH, UNITED STATES, September 22, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT) has announced the arrival of International Neonatal Therapy Week (INTW). This annual 7-day period is sponsored by the National Association of Neonatal Therapists, its Corporate Partners and others.

This is a week on the calendar that shines a well-deserved spotlight on the vital work of the world's Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Speech Language Pathologists who support infants and families in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

Current NANT members receive unannounced thank-you gestures throughout the week, all designed to inform, inspire and support, as they continue their tireless efforts in the health and development of those in their care.

It's also a perfect opportunity to become a NANT member, with special Membership offers during this 7-day window. NANT members and non-members alike are encouraged to generate excitement about this weeklong global celebration by downloading a free poster to hang in their NICU. Posters are available at www.internationalneonataltherapyweek.com.

"The infants and families who see your Neonatal Therapy staff every day have come to understand just how special these individuals are, so this week is an ideal time to recognize them with surprise gifts, celebratory lunches, or incentives," said Sue Ludwig, NANT President. "Their work is transformative, and it's essential to appreciate that all year long, but especially during INTW."

International Neonatal Therapy Week participants are invited to share their celebratory photos via Twitter using the #INTW hash tag, and you can follow NANT on Twitter at @nanttweets. "When we started this annual event 5 years ago, we knew it would become something special, and it's so gratifying to see the way the rest of the world joins in to honor these professionals," said Ludwig.

For more information about International Neonatal Therapy Week visit www.internationalneonataltherapyweek.com.

For more information about NANT visit: www.neonataltherapists.com

Annette Tarver
NANT
513-236-0993
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Network operator Digita has the technical ability to transmit HD broadcasts throughout Finland even on a fast schedule

At the moment, Digita has HD-capable networks covering 85 per cent of the people in Finland. We have invested heavily in enabling the new technology to expand rapidly throughout Finland, if required”

— CEO Juha-Pekka Weckström

HELSINKI, FINLAND, September 22, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — The television operators in the Finnish terrestrial broadcasting network have agreed that the free-to-air channels will all simultaneously adopt the DVB-T2 broadcasting technology that enables high definition (HD). The current broadcasts in SD format will end on 31 March 2020. Digita is preparing to respond to Yle’s call for bids concerning high-definition broadcasts during the autumn. Digita has already completed the technical planning for the transition to HD in 2020.

“At the moment, Digita has HD-capable networks covering 85 per cent of the people in Finland. We have invested heavily in enabling the new technology to expand rapidly throughout Finland, if required,” says Juha-Pekka Weckström, CEO of Digita.

“The media evolution requires that the network operator continuously develops services and the communications networks. Therefore, our primary goal is to ensure a smooth and market-oriented transition to high definition, and together with our customers to enrich the terrestrial-network viewing experience by offering hybrid services combining terrestrial-network television with broadband services,” Weckström continues. The hybrid TV services with nationwide broadcasts already complement the television channel selection with the most popular video services Areena, Katsomo and Ruutu as well as various other additional services.

The terrestrial broadcasting network is the most cost-effective way of broadcasting television content to everyone in Finland. The terrestrial television network is a broadcasting network where the television companies pay the broadcasting costs. This makes terrestrial television the only television distribution channel with no continuous costs for consumers other than an investment in an appropriate antenna system.

The terrestrial distribution network is a secure and reliable distribution channel that enables equal opportunities for receiving content regardless of the viewer’s location. At present, Digita’s terrestrial TV broadcasts reach 99.96 per cent of the population of mainland Finland. Approximately 50 per cent of the people in Finland receive television programmes via terrestrial television. In addition, its coverage extends to most of the Finnish summer cottages.

Media contact:
Markus Ala-Hautala, COO, tel. +358 400 549 023, markus.ala-hautala(at)digita.fi

Digita transmits radio and television programmes to everyone living in every corner of Finland every day of the year. We also apply the latest digital technology in order to develop and offer versatile online television and radio services. In addition, our service portfolio includes comprehensive IoT services based on our comprehensive network, as well as world-class Data Centre Services. Our clients include media companies as well as mobile and broadband operators offering top of the line content.

Minna Flink
Digita Oy
+358407428849
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Joan Rosenthal of Marigold Catering to be Featured on CUTV News Radio

Marigold doesn’t cater food; Marigold delivers an experience.”

— Joan Rosenthal

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OHIO, UNITED STATES, September 22, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — When you find the right caterer, you can taste the difference.

Marigold Catering is a premier boutique food service company offering five-star, restaurant-quality dining with outstanding event execution. Led by its founder Joan Rosenthal, Marigold has produced and catered hundreds of high-profile events, addressing every detail from menu creation, to venue selection, flowers, lighting, linens, entertainment and ambiance.

“Good word-of-mouth created my business; bad word-of-mouth would destroy it,” says Rosenthal. “I don’t care if it’s a wedding or a bagel for one: the standards I set and the standards I insist on are the same.”

And Marigold’s 80 employees and 300 servers and bartenders have embraced Rosenthal’s vision, model and brand. Recognized as Cleveland’s Top Off-Site Caterer by CBC Magazine, Marigold boasts the highest quality products, cutting-edge presentation and responsiveness no other caterer of its size can offer.

“You’re getting the love, the highest quality product and presentation,” says Rosenthal. “Catering isn’t a meal. It’s a memorable special experience. Marigold doesn’t cater food, Marigold delivers an experience.”

As for the future, Marigold is launching a sister company named Sprout. Sprout will offer the same quality food as Marigold without the customization for a more affordable option. Rosenthal hopes to develop her two companies simultaneously.

“Marigold is my legacy,” says Rosenthal. “Our vision is to create a fiscally sound company in conjunction with the highest level of quality and continue to employ the people who rely on Marigold for their families.”

CUTV News Radio will feature Joan Rosenthal in an interview with Jim Masters on September 26th at 11am EDT.

Listen to the show on BlogTalkRadio.

If you have a question for our guest, call (347) 996-3389.

For more information on Marigold Catering, visit http://www.marigoldcatering.com

Lou Ceparano
CUTV News
(631) 850-3314
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Source: EIN Presswire