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New York, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2015
For fans just waiting to see Janet Jackson hit the stage again, 2015 is going to be a great year. The legendary performer announced earlier this year that she would be releasing new music and would be hitting the road again for a brand new tour. The 49-year-old performer hasn’t released a new album since 2008 and her tour will be the first time she hit the road in four years. Her trek around the world is being called the “Unbreakable World Tour” and the North American portion of the tour will kick off at the Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on August 31 and will conclude on November 12 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center Arena in Honolulu, HI.
Janet Jackson “Unbreakable World Tour” Dates:
August 31, 2015 Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, BC
September 2, 2015 Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, AB
September 4, 2015 Rexall Place Edmonton, AB
September 5, 2015 Revolution Place Grande Prairie, AB
September 7, 2015 SaskTel Centre Saskatoon, SK
September 8, 2015 MTS Centre Winnipeg, MB
September 11, 2015 Van Andel Arena Grand Rapids, MI
September 12, 2015 PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center Cincinnati, OH
September 15, 2015 Air Canada Centre Toronto
September 17, 2015 Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Raleigh, NC
September 18, 2015 PNC Music Pavilion Charlotte, NC
September 20, 2015 American Airlines Arena Miami
September 23, 2015 Amway Arena Orlando
September 24, 2015 Amalie Arena Tampa, FL
September 26, 2015 Chastain Park Amphitheatre Atlanta, GA
September 27, 2015 Ascend Amphitheater Nashville
September 29, 2015 Fedex Forum Memphis, TN
September 30, 2015 Smoothie King Center New Orleans, LA
October 9, 2015 Axis @ Planet Hollywood Las Vegas
October 10, 2015 Axis @ Planet Hollywood Las Vegas
October 13, 2015 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium San Francisco
October 14, 2015 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium San Francisco
October 16, 2015 The Forum Los Angeles
October 17, 2015 Viejas Arena San Diego
October 19, 2015 Comerica Theatre Phoenix
October 21, 2015 Santa Barbara Bowl Santa Barbara, CA
October 22, 2015 Santa Barbara Bowl Santa Barbara, CA
October 24, 2015 Energy Solutions Arena Salt Lake City, UT
October 25, 2015 Pepsi Center Denver, CO
October 27, 2015 Sprint Center Kansas City, MO
October 29, 2015 Chaifetz Arena St. Louis, MO
October 30, 2015 CenturyLink Center Omaha, NE
November 1, 2015 Target Center Minneapolis
November 3, 2015 Chicago Theatre Chicago
November 4, 2015 Chicago Theatre Chicago
November 12, 2015 Neal S. Blaisdell Center Arena Honolulu, HI
Jackson has had one of the greatest careers of any female musician in the history of American music. She has released 10 studio albums and 3 compilation albums in her career that have netted more than 140 million record sales worldwide. In her career, 10 of her singles have reached the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 singles charts and is the only artist to ever release seven singles that reached the top five hits, which is an achievement she completed on her album, Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814.
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In between stops in Vancouver and Honolulu, Jackson will also visit many other popular venues across the United States and Canada including the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, PNC Music Pavilion in Raleigh, NC, FedEx Forum in Memphis, TN, Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA, Comerica Theatre in Phoenix, AZ, Pepsi Center in Denver, CO, Target Center in Minneapolis, MN, and the Axis @ Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, NV.
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ABC Chief On 'American Crime' Reset, 'Castle' & 'Grey's Future, Marvel Plans
John Ridley's anthology crime series American Crime will be taking a page from American Horror Story's playbook. During an upfronts press call today, ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee revealed that the second installment of American Crime will …
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Diversity in pop culture: Along the front lines at Denver Comic Con
"American Crime" from John Ridley ("12 Years A Slave"), a short-run series on ABC taking a hard look at race, religion and the justice system, pushed the boundaries of broadcast TV with gritty realism. "Broad City," born as a Web series, jumped to …
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Plymouth Meeting, PA (PRWEB) May 15, 2015
Everyone’s favorite comic-book stars are here, they’re heroic (or, perhaps, evil)—and they’re smaller and cuter than ever!
Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Harley Quinn, Nightwing, and Deathstroke are taking the toy world by storm—now as 10-inch-tall plush figures from Bleacher Creatures, the innovative licensing manufacturer whose incredibly true-to-life plush figures represent the greatest sports, entertainment and inspirational icons in the world.
Bleacher Creatures announced today the pre-sell date of May 15 for the new line of plush figures inspired by DC Comics characters via its license with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment. The new characters, which will be available for shipping on June 15, follow on the tremendous popular success of Bleacher Creatures’ Batman Classic TV Series and Man of Steel lines released last fall.
“We’re thrilled to present some of the greatest DC Comics characters of all time, in a form that makes them accessible to fans anytime, anywhere,” says Matthew Hoffman, founder and president of Bleacher Creatures. “Men, women, kids, and kids at heart will all find heroes (and villains!) who are every bit as inspiring in 10-inch-tall plush form as their counterparts in comic books, films, and TV…but who are, dare I say it, a lot cuter.”
About Bleacher Creatures
Bleacher Creatures is an innovative licensing manufacturer that produces a variety of children’s toys and fan enthusiast products through partnerships with professional sports leagues and entertainment properties. Bleacher Creatures are incredibly true-to-life plush figures of the greatest athletes and entertainment icons, allowing young fans (those who are young at heart) to put their passion in play. Bleacher Creatures’ goal: to encourage fun, inspiration and, of course, play among fans of any age.
About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.
BATMAN, SUPERMAN, GREEN LANTERN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.
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Mother’s Day is on May 10 – just around the corner. This day is the perfect opportunity for children of all ages to give thanks for all their mothers have done for them. However, finding the right gift can be a stressful situation, Fortunately, the latest article by Skincare-News.com, “Mother’s Day Gift-Giving Guide: Pamper Mom with Luxurious Skincare & Beauty Products,” offers a variety of skincare and beauty gift ideas for those who want to show Mom just how much she is appreciated on this special day.
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Makeup can be a great way to amplify natural beauty and conceal flaws, but for most people, learning the cosmetic ropes takes practice. Even for those who only wear makeup on occasion, learning what works and what doesn’t is key to a polished look. Use Part 10 of the Skincare & Beauty FAQ Handbook to demystify cosmetics like primers and mineral makeup, and create the best makeup regimen for individual skin types and lifestyle. Plus, see answers to questions on application tips, proper makeup and brush storage, and tricks for creating a glowing complexion.
For anyone stuck in a beauty rut and tired of feeling ugly, it’s time to revamp those beauty blahs. Many women believe that they either don’t have enough time to really care for and pamper their skin, or assume that good cosmetics will always be too expensive – but it’s time for these excuses to go. With a few convenient, multitasking products and some smart beauty tricks, anyone can afford to feel beautiful again in no time. Read on to learn how to overcome these excuses and adopt a better beauty routine.
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Portland, ME (PRWEB) April 08, 2015
Diversified Communications, producers of Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America, announced that the 35th edition of the exposition had a record breaking year with over 20,680 seafood professionals participating in the three-day event, held March 15-17 in Boston, MA.
The exhibit hall, which featured 220,130 square feet of exhibit space, was represented by 1,204 exhibiting companies from 51 countries— surpassing last year’s record by 22,700 square feet. New and expanded country participation included Brazil, Canada, Senegal, Morocco, China, Ecuador and Spain.
“This is the first time that a Brazilian Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture came to an international expo,” says Boston’s first time exhibitor, Emerson Raiol, Head of Service – International, Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture. “Mr. Helder Barbalho was very pleased to see the significant representation of Brazil at the exposition and is considering expanding the Brazilian presence next year.”
“This year’s exposition is by far the largest edition in the event’s history in terms of exhibit space and participation, reflecting the importance of doing business in the North American market,” says Liz Plizga, Seafood Group Vice President at Diversified Communications. “This has been an incredible year and feedback from exhibitors has been positive.”
“Being at the show gave us excellent exposure to the right people and high quality leads. We’re expecting to receive many calls after the expo as a result,” states Christa Svensson, Export Sales, Marketing and Sustainability, Bornstein Seafoods.
In addition to the exhibits, attendees had the opportunity to participate in a series of special events including a conference program on the most relevant topics in the seafood industry, culinary demonstrations by renowned Chefs and networking opportunities.
The 9th annual oyster shucking competition, which took place on the second day of the exposition, was won by Daniel Notkin of Notkins Oyster Bar who competed against 13 other contestants.
Winners of the 2015 Seafood Excellence Awards, which recognizes product leaders in the North American seafood market, were announced during a live judging by a panel of seafood buyers and experts from the retail and foodservice industries. Yihe Corporation won the “Best New Retail” award for its Alaskan Jack’s and High Liner Foods won the “Best New Foodservice” award for its Pulled BBQ Salmon.
“Seafood Expo North America was a great opportunity for Absolutely Lobster® to launch its new products. We definitely reached our goals and created new connections,” says Nickie Boston, Director of Brand marketing for Absolutely Lobster® and Seafood Excellence Awards finalist.
A press release issued on April 2, 2015 by Trade Shows News Network (TSNN) announced that Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America made the 2014 TSNN Top 250 Trade Show List. The list represents the top 250 trade shows held in 2014 in the United States ranked by net square footage.
The 36th edition of Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America will take place March 6-8, 2016 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
Visit http://www.seafoodexpo.com/north-america for more information about Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America. More coverage on the exposition and industry news is available at SeafoodSource.com, the official media for the exposition.
About Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America
Seafood Expo North America and Seafood Processing North America, formerly called the International Boston Seafood Show and Seafood Processing America, is North America’s largest seafood exposition. Thousands of buyers and suppliers from around the world attend the annual, three-day exposition to meet, network and do business. Attending buyers represent importers, exporters, wholesalers, restaurants, supermarkets, hotels, and other retail and foodservice companies. Exhibiting suppliers offer the newest seafood products, processing and packaging equipment, and services available in the seafood market. The exposition is sponsored by the National Fisheries Institute and is co-located with the New England Food Show. SeafoodSource.com is the official media. The exposition is produced by Diversified Communications, the international leader in seafood-industry expositions and media. For more information, visit: http://www.seafoodexpo.com/north-america
About Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications is a leading international media company providing market access, education and information through global, national and regional face-to-face events, digital revenue, publications and television stations. Diversified serves a number of industries including: seafood, food service, natural and organic, healthcare, commercial marine and business management. The company’s global seafood portfolio of expositions and media includes Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, Seafood Expo Asia and SeafoodSource.com. Diversified Communications, in partnership with SeaWeb, also produces SeaWeb Seafood Summit, the world’s premier seafood conference on sustainability. Based in Portland, Maine, USA, Diversified has divisions in the Eastern United States, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Thailand and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit: http://www.divcom.com
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The United States has a long and colorful history of individuals who have betrayed the country and can honestly be called traitors. Even before the country was fully independent from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War, one of its most decorated war heroes, Benedict Arnold, was discovered in a plan to turn over the crucial fort at West Point, later to become the Army Academy, to the British. Fortunately, his plan was discovered before the “redcoats” were able to take up residence in the fort with such a lovely vista of the Hudson River Valley, but he was still named a traitor.
Treason, the crime that makes a person a traitor, was deemed to be an important enough crime with enough grey areas in its prosecution that it is included in the United States Constitution. The U.S. Constitution includes treason in Article Three, the article devoted to the judiciary. It states, in section three of Article Three, that a person “shall not be convicted of Treason unless on the Testimony of two Witnesses to the same overt Act, or on Confession in open Court.” The section goes on to say that Congress is given the power to determine adequate punishment for treason. Treason was deemed such a volatile charge that special evidentiary rules were included to prevent its misapplication or overuse.
By definition, treason is a crime that punishes extreme instances of disloyalty to one’s nation or sovereign. In the historical context, treason was levied against those who attempted to murder or accomplished a murder of one of his or her social superiors, such as a murder of a husband by his wife. While we no longer recognize the second instance of treason, the first is still applicable.
In order for a person to be named a convicted traitor, the court or prosecution must prove that the individual intended to act against the country. There are two crucial elements to the crime that must be in place before a single person can be charged with treason. First, the individual who committed the act must actually own an allegiance to the United States. This means that an individual that comes to the United States for the purpose of doing something against the state cannot be convicted of treason or even tried for it because he or she does not owe an allegiance to the United States. The person is not a citizen, a resident, etc.
The second crucial part of any treason charge is that there are two witnesses to the action or its planning. The two witnesses are important because it ensures, to a certain degree, that the individual is not arrested on an anonymous tip or some other disingenuous tip made out of spite. The two witnesses do not have to be necessarily “good guys;” they just have to have witnessed the traitorous act or its planning.
An example of a recent individual against whom charges of treason were considered was the young man from the West Coast that was caught in Afghanistan fighting against the Americans. One of the big questions when decided to try him for treason was whether he actually owed an allegiance to the United States.
Treason is a serious crime that is almost as old as time itself.
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Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 13, 2015
Global sales expansion through international trade growth is helping US mid-market companies and emerging market foreign companies diversify and grow revenues. Executives, supervisors and future managers learn how to participate in this growth in global sales. Register now at: http://pages.national.edu/Managing-International-Trade.html to reserve your place in a newly enhanced practical workshop in growing international sales through risk managed exporting. The export practitioners workshop will be available “online” and in person at the RGC headquarters 6836 Austin Center Blvd. Ste. 270 in Austin, Texas on April 22-24, 2015.
This 3-day unique skill enhancing experience will be delivered by Craig Schurr who is Senior Vice President and Manager of FirstMerit Bank’s International Banking Division. Mr. Schurr is responsible for the overall international business activities of the Bank including foreign correspondent banking, foreign exchange, trade finance and structured finance products and the sale of services to companies throughout FirstMerit Bank’s banking franchise.
Mr. Schurr has over 46 years of experience in banking with 34 years focused on international. Previously he worked for National City Bank, Bank One, Mellon Bank, and Equibank where he held senior management positions in Audit, Treasury Management and International Banking.
Mr. Schurr is a Board member of the Bankers Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT) and also co-chair of the association’s North American Council and a member of its Education and Membership Committees. He is also a member of the Northern Ohio District Export Council (NODEC), and an Adjunct Professor of International Business at Thunderbird the School for Global Management, a volunteer for the Financial Services Volunteer Corp, an instructor of the International Credit and Risk Management online course for FCIB (An Association of Executives in Finance, Credit and International Business) and a frequent speaker at regional and national trade association conferences.
Over his career Mr. Schurr has assisted hundreds of companies throughout the United States with their global business whether it is improving payment experience for global sales through effective deployment of trade tools, enhancing performance of global sourcing operations through effective management of the financial supply chain or efficient treasury management and hedging of foreign cash operations.
The workshop will focus on the following topics: differences in doing business between countries, preparing a risk mitigation plan for international trade, export organizational structure and operational process, foreign exchange and global payments transactions, domestic and global transportation of goods, responsibilities of freight forwarders and custom house brokers, what to do if goods in international transit are lost or damaged, pricing global transactions, documentary trade practices, accounts receivable –payment methods – sales terms, financing component of exporting, and short and medium term trade finance. Participate and register now at http://pages.national.edu/Managing-International-Trade.html.
A related workshop that may also be of interest to mid-market executives, sales and production managers is “Supply Chain Management Simulation.” This is a 3-day online program that is a “live” interactive workshop simulation. To explore and register go to http://pages.national.edu/supply-chain-management.html.
About the Roueche Graduate Center at National American University
The Roueche Graduate Center at National American University in Austin, Texas offers a range of specializations in graduate business programs, various Executive Education programs for innovation and high-growth industries, and a Doctorate of Education in Community College Leadership.
We are approaching the three year anniversary of the Supreme Court's January 2010 decision, Citizens United. Recall that Citizens United allows unlimited spending on political campaigns by outside groups, including corporations.
Despite two federal elections and 1,000 or so days passing since Citizens United was decided, the coalition determined to roll back the Court's decision has thus far failed to stop corporate spending from poisoning our democracy.
Wal-Mart sent out a press release.
They say they had more than 10,000,000 transactions between 8PM and midnight yesterday.
Bill Simon CEO also tries to down play protest.
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The treatment of peaceful protesters compared to the unruly and sometimes violent crowds of stampeding Black Friday shoppers couldn't be more different. While the former is ostracized and forcibly removed by police, the latter is encouraged to come out for a competitive brawl over marked off goods. Nowhere is this contrast more clearly defined than in the police treatment of Walmart protesters over the last 24 hours.
These are human beings goddamnit, their lives have value!
I’m most likely preaching to the choir and hope the my voice can add to the thousands literally starving for change here in the first world of the United States, and push the issue of labor rights just a bit further. Lets take a look at today’s Huffington Post Black Friday reports. Seriously go take a look I’ll wait… … … … So are you mad or disgusted yet? I hope so. There is a time for anger, righteous anger. That time is now.
Personally I have seen both sides. I worked those way before pre-dawn hours at a big box store for many years. And been a witness to appalling customer behavior, intentional stock shortages and staff pushed beyond levels of decency by management. It would easy to point the blame at retailers like Wal-Mart and say. “You’re an evil corporation that is ruining people’s lives and depriving your employees of a decent standard of living.” And why this is generally true. It’s much harder to stand in front of that dressing room mirror and say “My unconscious consumption is ruining people’s lives and depriving people around the world including Americans a decent standard of living.”
If Americans were more conscious about where and how their money was spent the tide of violence and aggression that has become the day after Thanksgiving could then and only then be stemmed. Private corporations are more democratic than we give them credit for. Your wallet casts a vote every time you exchange currency for goods and the cash register is the ballot box. Every time you purchase a product from a retailer or manufacturer that mistreats its employees you are showing your explicit approval of that companies practices and give them the incentive and capital to not only continue but to expand their immoral practices.
I know its hard not to do this. Most of us work shit jobs that pay shit wages so in return the only places we can shop are places that treat people like shit. It’s a circle that is quickly destroying our nations middle class. I don’t have all the answers on how to break this cycle but I know where we can start. Buy less things for a start. By doing this you can save money. So when it is time to make that purchase of something you need you can spend the extra money to buy something of quality and if possible buy something made in America. We didnt get to this sorry state overnight so it’s going to take time to get us out of it. The only ones with the power to fix this is us, the consumer. The American worker and our very way of life is depending on us.
Look, I’m no hermit. To quote the Dennis Leary song Asshole “I like football and porno and books about war” I like fatty foods and I don’t drive a hybrid and I don’t buy organic. Everyone has their cross to bear. Mine is video games. It’s hard for me to not pull the trigger on the newest murder simulator released every other week. But I have gotten to the point that before I buy that new game I’ll take a look at my shelf and on my computer hard drive and see all the games that have that have gone unfinished and come to the realization that whatever new virtual world that a company is pushing on me at the time is not going to enhance my experience in my actual physical reality. I imagine it’s like kicking an addiction. I still have the trigger to buy new games but I don’t follow through. Your burden might be shoes, clothes or electronics. But make no mistake by consuming these cheap poorly made goods you are consuming the very heart and soul of America.
Before you buy slow down. Think, “Do I need this?” and “what is the real cost of this item in human capital. Am I contributing to suffering or contributing to a living for another human being or a fellow American?”If you do what you know is right with your hard-earned dollars then you will change your life and others for the better.
"Reverend Billy" wants you to stop shopping. Especially today. Your buying products that have been shipped from sweat shops in Asia caused Hurricane Sandy. Why do you continue to hurt the earth?
The Church Of Stop Shopping believes we are the problem, and that the 99% is somehow related to their overall message. Maybe it's just an attention getter.
Billy even has a choir: