Veteran Actor Hawthorne James Leads Ensemble Cast in Feature Film KEYS to Premiere in New York on January 25

“KEYS” stars Hawthorne James an American actor and director, known for his role as Big Red Davis in the 1991 film, “The Five Heartbeats” and the role of Sam in “Speed.” “KEYS” opens in New York on Jan. 25, 2019 at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center.

“KEYS” premieres on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, Queens, New York 11432. WBLS 107.5FM Radio Personality Shaila Scott is the red carpet host.

Former NYPD Detective turned Film Director Anngeannette Pinkston is from Staten Island, NY. Her first feature film “KEYS” opens in New York on January 25 at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center.

Belgian Actor Anthony Ferro is Detective Mike De Capos in “KEYS,” which premieres on January 25, 2019 at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center.

The title song, “KEYS,” was composed by Actor Shawn McDonald who hails from Queens, NY. McDonald plays Detective Desmond Wright in “KEYS.”

Former New York City Detective Anngeannette Pinkston Premieres Her First Feature Film at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center

KEYS is a dramatic story inspired by criminal cases and my experiences while serving on the New York City Police Department.”

— Anngeannette Pinkston, writer and director of "KEYS."

STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK, USA, January 19, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — First-time screenwriter and director Anngeannette Pinkston, a native New Yorker, premieres her feature film, "KEYS," on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. at the Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, Queens, New York 11432. WBLS 107.5FM Radio Personality Shaila Scott is the red carpet host. Media check in 5:30 p.m. Red Carpet at 6 p.m. Screening at 8:30 p.m. Q&A and after party to follow on-site. For Talent/Media submissions, contact: Marie Lemelle, Platinum Star PR at 213-276-7827 or info@platinumstarpr.com.

The crime drama set in Staten Island, New York features an ensemble cast led by acclaimed actor Hawthorne James as Chief Charlie Miller (Flint Tales, A Day of Trouble, Five Heartbeats, Speed). Joining James is Anthony Ferro as Detective Mike De Capos; Shawn McDonald as Detective Desmond Wright; Nyasia Mitchell as Carla Smyth and introducing Anngeannette Pinkston as Anngela Keys.

"Hawthorne, Anthony, Shawn and the entire cast and crew brought their A game to a story that is based on some criminal cases, as well as my own personal experiences, with added fiction," said Pinkston who worn many hats on the set of KEYS. "I was inspired to write a screenplay from a New Yorker's perspective and from the right side of the law."

KEYS explores the psyche of an unassuming group of four blue collar employees who can't seem to get their heads above financial waters. Carla Smyth, an active NYPD police officer; Jason Bloom, a postal worker; Jason's girlfriend and postal co-worker Christine; and Shae Blake, a twenty-year NYPD officer retiree, are tired of being broke. The group's first plan of action would involve Anngela Keys, a newly retired NYPD sergeant and successful entrepreneur, to get her opinion about pulling off robberies because they are in possession of actual keys to the city. Keys refuses to get involved. Ignoring the warnings of Keys, the foursome embark on a string of neighbor robberies but get a taste for something bigger.

The entire KEYS cast is confirmed to attend the premiere. Celebrities invited are the Original DJ Spindarella (Salt N Pepa); Grammy-winning Rapper Terrance Kelly known professionally as Mr. Cheeks (The Lost Boys); Bass Guitarist Corey Boyd, touring performer for Konvict Muzic, a record label founded by R&B singer Akon; Actor John Canada Terrell (She's Gotta Have It; Boomerang); and New Day Associates CEO and President John Blassingame (publisher of Black Men Magazine, Today’s Black Woman, and Hype Hair Magazine); Film Director Marc Cayce (Flint Tales, A Day of Trouble, Sasha Lanes); Corey and Tamara Galloway, owners of the New York Streets, the National Arena League's newest franchise; and more.

KEYS' film producer is Pinkston. James Brickhouse is the associate producer. KEYS film crew include Director of Photography and editor Douglas Ferguson. The title song, "KEYS," was composed by Shawn McDonald, one of the co-stars.

Prior to taking on the entertainment industry, Pinkston grew up surrounded by the typical temptations that plague big cities. She chose to follow the footsteps of her older brother Andrew who was in law enforcement. She graduated from the New York Police Academy and eventually became a detective and ultimately served 12 years in the Manhattan North Narcotics Division that caused her stress. “During my 8th year on the police force, I witnessed the worst tragedy in modern history – the 9/11 attacks,” said Pinkston. “I was in my early 30s and preparing to testify for a court case that morning. I arrived too early and decided to do some banking about 5 blocks from the World Trade Center.” At that moment from a clear vantage point, Pinkston witnessed in horror as the plane crashed into the tower as people fell or jumped to their death.

Pinkston was devastated but committed to serving the people of New York. “The following day, I was assigned to Fresh Kills Landfill on Staten Island, the site where debris and the remains from the World Trade Center were separated into evidence,” said Pinkston. Some victims, not having been recovered from the debris on site, were transported to the landfill. “We had to sort through the personal effects of people who had perished or was missing from the 9/11 incident.”

As a result, some of Pinkston's life experiences are expressed through her songwriting and storytelling on the stage, TV and film.

For interviews with the director and cast or talent and media submission, please contact Marie Lemelle of Platinum Star PR at 213-276-7827 or info@platinumstarpr.com.

About Anngeannette Pinkston:
Anngeannette Pinkston is a powerhouse from Staten Island, NY. She is a former NYPD Detective and author of short stories and a book currently on Amazon and Barnes & Noble called “The Navigator.” She is the creator of a television show, "SKII-TV," and CEO/President of SKII-Magazine.

Pinkston is also a songwriter. She wrote a musical arrangement entitled, "When Someone Young Dies," which was dedicated to the New Town, Connecticut Sandy Hook Elementary shooting that killed 26 children and adults. As an activist and a community leader, the song was dedicated and sung by Pinkston and her daughter Nyasia Mitchell for Eric Garner, Sean Bell and other victims of tragic shootings throughout the country. Pinkston is leaving her mark in American and Haitian History.

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Title song for “KEYS” the movie composed by Shawn McDonald


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Einstein and Gandhi

Gandhi (Left) and Albert Einstein – MEn who changed the world (7)

The Gandhi Murder – Official Poster

It is ironic that Mahatma Gandhi, the epitome of non-violence was ranked by time magazine as the runners up to its man of the 20th century (Albert Einstein).

‘The Gandhi Murder’ covers in depth the tumultuous last days in the life of Gandhi that eventually led to his assassination on 30th January, 1948. The movie releases worldwide on 30th January, 2019.”

— Nugen Media

DUBAI, –, UAE, January 19, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — “I believe that Gandhi’s views were the most enlightened of all the political men in our time. We should try to do things in his spirit, not to use violence in fighting for all cause, but in non-participation in anything you believe evil.”

This is how Einstein put across his utmost belief in Gandhi’s non-violent passive resistance, in an audio recording in 1950. (1)

In 1931, Albert Einstein wrote to Mohandas K. Gandhi (2) to express his great admiration for the Indian leader’s methods. Translated from German, the letter reads:
“I use the presence of your friend (Sundaram) in our home to send you these lines. You have shown through your works, that it is possible to succeed without violence even with those who have not discarded the method of violence. We may hope that your example will spread beyond the borders of your country, and will help to establish an international authority, respected by all, that will take decisions and replace war conflicts.” He added a note ‘I hope to be able to meet you face to face (2).

The two great men never met in person, despite an invitation extended by Mahatma Gandhi as a response to the above letter. Einstein himself digressed, and amidst the strong belief that the Germans were likely to develop the atom bomb, pushed USA for increased research on the enrichment of Uranium. (3)

Sometime in 1939, Einstein came across information that led him to believe the Germans would produce the bomb, and he signed a letter to President Roosevelt urging him to support the research of American physicists into the chain reaction.

Years later, Einstein came to deeply regret his letter to Roosevelt. "Had I known that the Germans would not succeed in producing an atomic bomb," he said "I would have never lifted a finger.” (4)

Einstein called his pacifism (6) an “instinctive feeling” based only on his “deepest antipathy to every kind of cruelty and hatred,” rather than any “intellectual theory.”
When Gandhi was assassinated on 30th January, Einstein, along with other several other world leaders, felt it as a personal tragedy. On 11th February 1948, Einstein issued the following statement for the memorial service held in Washington. (5)

Everyone concerned with a better future for mankind must be deeply moved by the tragic death of Gandhi. He died a victim of his own principle, the principle of non-violence. He died because in a time of disorder and general unrest in his country, he refused any personal armed protection. It was his unshakable belief that the use of force is an evil in itself, to be shunned by those who strive for absolute peace.

By an ironic coincidence, Time magazine named Albert Einstein as its Man of the 20th century and Mahatma Gandhi as joint runner-up with Franklin D Roosevelt. Curiously, there remains a striking parallel between the constraints faced by the two outstanding personalities. (7)

‘The Gandhi Murder’, starring Stephen Lang, Luke Pasqualino, Om Puri and Vinnie Jones, covers in depth the tumultuous last days in the life of Mahatma Gandhi that eventually led to his assassination on 30th January, 1948. The movie releases worldwide on 30th January, 2019.

Literary References:

1. http://www.openculture.com/2013/01/albert_einstein_expresses_his_admiration_for_mahatma_gandhi.html by Josh Jones

2. www.lettersofnote.com/2011/11/when-einstein-wrote-to-gandhi.html by Gandhi serve foundation

3. hypertextbook.com/eworld/einstein.shtml

4. https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/11/ive-created-a-monster-on-the-regrets-of-inventors/249044/ by Rebecca J. Rosen

5. https://www.metanexus.net/albert-einsteins-fascination-indian-mahatma-sarojini-henry/ by Sarojini Henry

6. http://archive.ppu.org.uk/learn/infodocs/people/pp-einstein.html by Peace Pledge Union

7. https://www.thestatesman.com/opinion/gandhi-and-einstein-1497905436.html

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New Hampshire Antiques Dealers Association sponsors Jan. 24 Americana and folk art auction in association with Jasper52

Dentzel carved goat carousel figure in original paint, 1910, Philadelphia. Estimate: $30,000-$35,000. NHADA and Jasper52 image

Carved longboat figurehead in old paint, circa 1840-1860, 12 x 11 x 8 inches, mounted for wall display. Estimate: $10,000-$12,000. NHADA and Jasper52 image

Justus Englehart Kuhn (active 1708-1717), oil on canvas, Annapolis, Maryland, circa 1710, sight 39 x 29 inches; frame 45 x 35½. Estimate: $32,000-$43,000. NHADA and Jasper52 image

377-lot auction includes fine Americana and folk art consigned by group’s member-dealers

The 377-lot auction focuses on excellent-quality Americana and folk art sourced entirely from NHADA member/dealers.”

— NHADA member and auction curator Cliff Wallach

NEW YORK, N.Y., UNITED STATES, January 18, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — The New Hampshire Antiques Dealers Association (NHADA), one of the largest organizations of its kind, consists of nearly 300 knowledgeable members dedicated to integrity and fairness in all business dealings. The NHADA has teamed up with Jasper52 to present a January 24 auction featuring items consigned solely by members of the prestigious trade organization. Jasper52 helps select auction houses, dealers, galleries and now associations to conduct themed auctions whose goods are vetted by auctioneers and appraisers. Absentee and live online bidding for all Jasper52 auctions is available exclusively through LiveAuctioneers.

"The 377-lot auction focuses on excellent-quality Americana and folk art," said NHADA member and auction curator Cliff Wallach. One of the top items is a rare carousel goat carved by Salvatore Cernigliaro in the early 1900s at the Dentzel shop in Philadelphia’s historic Germantown neighborhood. With its original paint, the life-size carousel goat is one of a few that have survived in this condition. It is expected to sell for $30,000-$35,000.

Of the dozen paintings offered in the auction, perhaps none is more charming than the portrait of a girl and her dog by Justus Englehart Kuhn, a German immigrant who settled and worked in Annapolis, Maryland, from 1708 to 1717. Several prominent Maryland families patronized Kuhn, and the girl in this painting is possibly one of the Carroll children. The Maryland Historical Society owns two identified Kuhn paintings of children. This painting, which measures 39 by 29 inches, has a $32,000-$43,000 estimate.

The auction contains many antiques originating in New England. Native to New Hampshire is a cast-iron rooster weather vane manufactured by Rochester Iron Works in Rochester, New Hampshire, circa 1860. The barn-topping bird retains its original sheet-metal tail and an old weathered surface. It comes with a metal base for display. Est. $12,000-$13,500

A wooden bust of a young woman served as a figurehead of a boat in the mid-1800s. Measuring 12 by 11 by 8 inches, the carving in old paint is believed to have come from a longboat used by a ship’s crew to go ashore. Est. $10,000-$12,000

Virginia folk artist Frank Finney (b. 1947-) has been carving decoys since he was a child. His entry in the NHADA auction is a well-executed running quail showing the extraordinary form that Finney so capably depicts through carving. Leaves and acorns are carved into its 8-inch-long base. The realistically painted gamebird measures 6½ inches tall by 9 inches long. Est. $1,200-$1,700

Another auctiοn highlight is an 1890s gambling machine made by Caille Bros of Detroit. The countertop coin-op machine would award cigars to the player spinning a winning poker hand in the reels. Its wooden case is surmounted by an ornate nickel-plated front. The machine is original and in working order. Est. $2,000-$2,500

Additional treasures in this large auction include quilts, hooked rugs, toys and gameboards, tramp art, trade signs and mocha ware, to name but a few of the standouts.

The NHADA auction of Americana and folk art, hosted by Jasper52, will take place Thursday, January 24, beginning at 6 p.m. Eastern. Bid absentee or live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.

The NHADA also sponsors the annual New Hampshire Antiques Show, which features 67 of the country’s finest antiques dealers. The 2019 edition will be held Aug. 8-10 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Visit the NHADA online at www.nhada.org.

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Lord of the Chords Has Classical Music World Reveling in Punny Music Card Game

Igudesman & Joo Reacts To Lord of the Chords: The Punniest Music Theory Card Game

Igudesman & Joo Reacts To Lord of the Chords

Lord of the Chords Name Cards Created for Pro Musicians

Lord of the Chords Name Cards Created for Pro Musicians

Lord of the Chords' Beautiful Piano Box Product Shot

Lord of the Chords’ Beautiful Piano Box Product Shot

Music Card Game Start Up WOWs Top Musicians Worldwide with Their First Product

The whole thing is beautiful! So fantastic. Unbelievable. Wonderful! We will support it, we will support it, we will support it! We will support your Kickstarter!”

— Hyungki Joo

SINGAPORE, SG, SINGAPORE, January 19, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Today, Lord of the Chords: The Punniest Music Theory Card Game, is announcing their Kickstarter launch date: 12th February 2019.
Over the months of November and December 2018, the team of 3 Engineering Majors garnered rave reactions to their product from top musicians around the world, including Grammy-award winning artist and Final Fantasy Distant Worlds Conductor Arnie Roth, “Best Keyboardist of All Time” Jordan Rudess, and world famous classical comedy musician duo Igudesman & Joo, among others.

Hyungki Joo, of classical comedy musician duo Igudesman & Joo, gushed, “The whole thing is beautiful! So fantastic. Unbelievable. Wonderful! We will support it, we will support it, we will support it! We will support your Kickstarter!” upon being shown an early prototype of Lord of the Chords, backstage after his concert in Singapore, at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music.

To get the chance to show these musicians their product, Lord of the Chords CEO and co- founder Jonathan Ng planned and executed the following tactics:
• Designed colorful and funny personalized name cards in the style of Lord of the Chords’ playing cards as gifts for these musicians
• Signed up for the meet n’ greet sessions at their concerts
• Snuck backstage if there were no meet n’ greet events organized

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Supreme Green Lawn Care Offers services to homeowners around the US

Lawn Care

Supreme Green Lawn Care offers a wide variety of services from lawn care to landscaping in multiple states across the US.

SEWELL, NEW JERSEY, UNITED STATES, January 18, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Supreme Green Lawn Care is a company that takes great care of the lawns of the homeowners in multiple states in the US. The services that this company provides are of different variety. Clients can choose to combine them or use them separately. They offer Recurring Mowing Services, Landscaping, Tree and Shrub Trimming, Weed Control, Fertilization, Aeration, Seeding, Mulching, Edging, Leaf Removal, and more. The interested clients can access these services at the company’s website.

Owning a house is a great responsibility, and taking care of it can be a very demanding obligation especially for people that are working and have big families. Some people are just not good at taking care of their lawns, and they want to leave the care to professionals. Clients can enjoy their free time spent with their families or enjoy their hobbies, while Supreme Green Lawn Care makes sure that their lawns are healthy and look impeccable.

The policy of the company is to keep things simple and avoid complications while providing the best experience for their clients. Their goal is to maintain pieces of their clients’ properties where their families will grow and make precious memories.

Striving for the absolute best is what the company is known for, and they do it for a fair price. They are operating with a high level of dedication and integrity while providing top-notch quality services that are simple and convenient for everybody. It doesn’t matter if the clients need a residential or a commercial lawn caring service, Supreme Green Lawn Care offers them both. The company is 100% owned by Americans that are hardworking, and that want to make their premium care services available to everybody.

When it comes to paying for their services, the clients can do that via simple payment options and receive high-quality, around the clock service. The best thing about it is that Supreme Green Lawn Care guarantees their work and pleasing their clients is the first priority in the company. This means that if a client does not like the work done on their property, the employees will come back and redo it to fit the vision of the clients.

Since Supreme Green Lawn Care cares about their customers, they offer a free estimate by filling out a simple form on their website. In the form, clients need to leave general information and choose the services that they would like to receive. By making this step, the cutting and maintaining of your yard will be in safe and experienced hands.

Supreme Green Lawn Care offers their services in New Jersey, Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio, and Alabama. But there is more to it! In 2019, the company plans to expand offering their services to homeowners from more states over the US.

More information about Supreme Green Lawn Care can be found at https://supremegreenlawns.com.

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NICK MARECHAL ENGINEERS A ‘DETOUR’ OF SO CAL

Guitarist & singer-songwriter, Nick Marechal’s imprint on music is "calculated". His PhD in math enhances the structures of Blues, Americana & original songs.

LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, January 18, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Guitarist and singer-songwriter, Nick Marechal’s unique imprint on music is calculated, you might say. His unique background in mathematics and engineering only enhances his stronghold and understanding of the structures of the classics of blues, Americana and even jazz-influenced original songs. To see him live, to experience the tight artistry and soulful lyrics of his original compositions is to feel alive! He leaves just the right amount space to feel as though the songs are being improvised live and yet still are faithful renditions pulled from his recorded tracks.

Marechal is a product of his time – a Californian Renaissance artist tracking his fans one show at a time. He’s on the right track and firmly has his eyes set on his musical path. His set includes a mix of originals in the rock, blues and jazz genres, to covers such as The Mamas and The Papas’ “California Dreamin”, Wesley Tuttle’s “Detour”, the classic social commentary of “16 Tons” and even The Beatles’ “Things We Said Today”.

Marechal’s Detour 2019 will be live at the following venues: January 25 | The Canyon | Agoura Hills, Calif. (Support to Rita Coolidge)
January 27 | The Rose | Pasadena, Calif. (Support to Rita Coolidge)
February 2 | The Rose | Pasadena, Calif. (Support to Big Bad Voodoo Daddy)
February 7 | The Canyon | Agoura Hills, Calif. (support to The Smithereens)
February 21 | The Rose | Pasadena, Calif. (support to Orleans)
March 25 | The Canyon | Agoura Hills, Calif. (support to Mark Farner)

In 1968, Marechal was just another kid in the San Fernando Valley learning to play guitar. Elvis was a hero making a comeback. Garage bands were in every neighborhood. FM radio ruled. That period provided inspiration for writing the song “Son of the Blues.” In the early 1970s, Marechal received lessons from the late, great jazz and multi-genre impresario, Ted Greene. Marechal’s picking style, knowledge of chords and an appreciation for the American songbook are derived from Greene’s influence. Marechal became interested in mathematics and engineering, eventually earning a PhD in mathematics from University of California Los Angeles in 1986. Just a few years later, he became a member of the technical staff at The Aerospace Corporation and retired in 2013 at the rank of distinguished engineer. During that period he authored journal and conference papers in the fields of imaging radar and lasers. Marechal’s logo is based on a waveform found in sound and radio which forms his initials “NM.” In the 1990s he performed in a three-piece blues rock band, Power Spectrum.

He then began recording with the help of session players Mike Finnigan on the Hammond B3 organ, Leland Sklar on bass and John Robinson on drums. John Ferraro would later replace on drums. The current recording and touring band is comprised of Andrew Ford on Bass, Greg Mathieson on B3, Quinn Johnson on Piano, John Ferraro on drums, and Nick on guitars and vocals. Marechal jokingly refers to the band as an ‘all-star band’ if not for him! Grammy-winning engineer and producer Niko Bolas brought Marechal to Capitol Recording Studios and sent him to voice builder Gary Catona to help polish his musical contributions. Still to this day, Marechal and his band record at the famed Capitol Recording Studios, as well as East West in the heart of Hollywood. Not bad for a guy from the Valley who knows a few theorems and how to bend strings.

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Come See Hall of Famers Andy Roddick, Jim Courier at NYCB LIVE on February 9

WANTAGH, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, January 18, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — On Saturday, February 9, the country’s largest tennis expo comes to Long Island as the New York Tennis Expo arrives at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and we are pleased to announce that Hall of Famers Andy Roddick and Jim Courier will be part of this event which is free to attend.

Roddick, former world number one and U.S. Open champion, will come to the New York Tennis Expo Broadcast Plaza from 3:00-3:30 for a meet & greet and autograph signing. Make sure you don’t miss out on this opportunity to meet one of the greatest players in American tennis history.

Courier, four-time Grand Slam singles champion, will be taking part in a Meet & Greet and Trophy Presentation with select USTA Eastern Junior TeamTennis players at 2:00 p.m.

Click Here to pre-register as an attendee and receive complimentary parking.

Both players will be on-site throughout the afternoon doing media, practicing and interacting with attendees.

After the New York Tennis Expo, join Roddick and Courier as the two face off in a culinary competition before stepping onto the court for their match. The Taste of New York Open will see Roddick and Courier put their cooking skills to the test in an Iron Chef-like competition as Chef David Burke, a two-time James Beard Foundation winner as “Best Chef in New York”, shows off his culinary skills and creates a VIP culinary experience that will carry on throughout the week of the tournament.

Click Here to read more about Chef David Burke and the Taste of New York Open.

Roddick and Courier will then ditch their aprons and pick up their racquets for an exciting exhibition match between two of the most accomplished stars in American tennis history. The two have combined for five Grand Slam titles, 55 ATP Tour singles titles, and nearly $35 million in career earnings during their decorated careers.

“I can’t wait for this world-class Taste of New York Open event with David, ahead of my match with Jim,” said Roddick. “This just showcases the type of atmosphere around the New York Open that has made it a destination in just its second year.”

This exciting day of tennis kicks off with the New York Tennis Expo from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Make sure to preregister for the Expo in order to receive FREE parking. You can do so by visiting 2019NYTennisExpo.EventBrite.com.

Don’t miss out on all the New York Open action that night and throughout the week. For more information on the tournament including news and ticket options, visit www.newyorkopen.com.

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WEN North Texas Extends Invitation to Annual Kickoff Socials and Announces January Luncheon Speakers

DALLAS, UNITED STATES, January 18, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Monica Messick, 2019 President of the Women’s Energy Network (WEN) – North Texas Chapter, is pleased to extend an invitation to the Chapter’s Annual Kickoff Socials. The Fort Worth Social will be held January 31, 2019 at Taverna, 450 Throckmorton Street from 5:30-7:00 pm. The Dallas Social will be held February 7, 2019 at Mi Cocina, 3699 McKinney Ave. from 5:30-7:00 pm. You do not need to be a member to attend the WEN Annual Kickoff Socials. All women who are currently working in the energy industry are invited to attend these complimentary events. Registration for these events is strongly encouraged.

“Our Annual Kickoff Socials are some of our most highly anticipated events. They are a great way to network with women working in all capacities of the energy industry, and to find out about all the upcoming opportunities that the WEN Board of Directors have planned for 2019.” said Monica Messick.

“As we move into 2019, three key focal areas for our chapter will be networking, leadership and community. We’re excited for our many upcoming networking and educational luncheons, community outreach and volunteering opportunities, the annual leadership conference in June, and fun, interactive social events. We also look forward to the continued expansion and improvement of our executive tier program, a sub-group of our chapter which was launched in 2017 as a platform for women at the highest ranks of their profession to network and collaborate with one another.”

WEN had the pleasure of hosting Richard F. Strickland, PhD as the guest speaker at the Fort Worth WEN luncheon on Thursday, January 10, 2019, at the Fort Worth Petroleum Club. Mr. Strickland, President of The Strickland Group, gave an informative presentation on “The Macondo Blowout.”

Monica Messick, WEN North Texas 2019 President and Partner at Jackson Walker, LLP, will be the guest speaker at the Dallas luncheon meeting on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at the Dallas Petroleum Club. Ms. Messick will be presenting the topic “Ring in the New Year with WEN,” where she will share her vision for the North Texas Chapter in 2019.

Doors open for luncheon events at 11:30 a.m. with the luncheon presentation to follow from noon to 1:00 p.m. The cost to attend WEN North Texas luncheons is $30 for members and $45 for non-members if paid in advance. Member and non-member registration the day of the event is $50, space permitting.

Please register online for any of our great events at www.womensenergynetwork.org. For more information about the above events, contact Jennifer Evans, Garnet Energy, at JenniferEvans@garnetenergyllc.com. For more information about the Women’s Energy Network – North Texas Chapter, visit www.womensenergynetwork.org and click on Find Your Chapter. Interested parties can join the North Texas Chapter by clicking on Join Now on the North Texas Chapter’s home page.

About WEN

The Women’s Energy Network is a nonprofit association of women professionals in the energy industry that provides networking and community outreach opportunities and fosters career and leadership development. Founded in 1994, the organization has more than 4,000 members nationwide.

Thank you to our generous 2019 WEN North Texas Sponsors:

National Sponsors
Sidley Austin LLP
Opportune
Deloitte
Vinson & Elkins
Shell
Halliburton
Talos Energy
Hunt Oil Company

Silver Level Sponsors
BDO
Jackson Walker
Thompson & Knight
Impact
Weaver
Legacy Texas

Bronze Level Sponsors
EnLink Midstream
Locke Lord LLP

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Izzy Freeman, Owner of Izzy’s Deli, Wins Best of Los Angeles Award- “Best Deli – Santa Monica, 2019”

“We're honored to include Izzy Freeman of Izzy’s Deli once again into our BoLAA family.” ~Aurora DeRose

SANTA MONICA, CA, UNITED STATES, January 18, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — Izzy Freeman, the owner and founder of Izzy’s Deli in Santa Monica, wins Best of Los Angeles Award– “Best Deli – Santa Monica, 2019”, according to Aurora DeRose, award coordinator for the Best of Los Angeles Award community.

The “Best of Los Angeles Award” community was formed four years ago and consists of over 4,600 professional members living and working in Southern California. It celebrates the best people, places and things in Los Angeles with a slogan “No Ads. No B.S. Only the Best.”

“The mission of the community is to celebrate the best of Los Angeles, and allow its community members to connect with other members who share the highest standards of quality and integrity,” expresses DeRose. "We're honored to include Izzy Freeman of Izzy’s Deli once again into our BoLAA family."

A man of many talents, Izzy opened the Deli in 1973 with Kenny Horowitz. Originally, Izzy owned two IHOPS in Los Angeles and the plan was for Kenny to run the Deli and Izzy to run the IHOPS. “I helped him open the deli on a Monday morning and I never left,” Izzy explains, “The big sandwiches, the pickles, the smells and tastes, they were part of my childhood. I dreamt that one day I would own a deli, and my dream finally came true.”

Izzy’s was the first major deli in Santa Monica, and from the beginning, it was a wild success. Customers waited in line for overstuffed corned beef and pastrami sandwiches, matzo ball soup, roasted turkeys and the best New-York-style rye bread. In the many years since, the popularity of the Deli has only increased, being featured multiple times on Larry David’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and winning numerous awards including “Best Designed Restaurant” to “Best All Night Restaurant,” as well as winning several Best of Los Angeles awards.

In August of 2018, Izzy’s celebrated its 45th Anniversary and while much has changed in Santa Monica over the years, walking into Izzy’s is like stepping into a delicious-smelling time capsule. “There are some good restaurants in Santa Monica but they come and go and so does the staff. At Izzy’s, everybody knows the customers. Some people come in here every single day,” Izzy said.

Over the years, Izzy’s has served loyal customers nearly 5,000,000 matzo balls, 6,000,000 kosher pickles and 3,000,000 corned beef sandwiches on rye.

Celebrities from all walks of life have come into Izzy’s to enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert, with their photos donning the deli’s walls on Izzy’s Celebrity Wall of Fame. “45 years is an accomplishment,” Izzy said. “After 45 years, my customers and employees are like family. If you're hungry, but don't know what you're hungry for, come to Izzy's Deli Santa Monica. You're sure to find something on our diverse menu to satisfy any craving.”

Izzy's Deli
1433 Wilshire Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Izzy's Deli is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Aurora DeRose
Aurora DeRose
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Michaan’s Exceptional Jewelry Auction

Michaan’s Exceptional Jewelry Auction of Tiffany and Many More Tops $1 Million

ALAMEDA, CA, USA, January 18, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — POST SALE PRESS RELEASE!
Press Office Contact!
Talesa Eugenio
(510) 740-0220 x 116
Auction:
Exceptional Jewelry Auction
Monday December 10, 1pm
Previews:
December 2, 7 & 8
Location:
Michaan’s Auctions
2751 Todd Street
Alameda, CA 94501
Michaan’s Exceptional Jewelry Auction of Tiffany and Many More Tops $1 Million
Fine designer jewels of great beauty and the highest quality drew crowds of admirers and bidders
to Michaan’s on December 10, 2018. Prices soared on a wave of enthusiasm for designs by
Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co., Bulgari, Buccellati, Verdura, David Webb and many more such
as Chanel and Hermès. The special Monday event brought scores of visitors to the auction
gallery in Alameda, CA, with many flying in for the occasion.
Long before the bang of the gavel began to punctuate the buzz of the live auction crowd, online
bids were in place for each of the 115 lots offered. “This auction was among Michaan’s most
highly anticipated events of 2018,” says COO and auctioneer Scott Bradley. “It was a privilege to
present property of this caliber, and a great pleasure to see the wonderful response.”
Michaan’s Exceptional Jewelry Auction presented the jewels of a single distinguished collector, a
woman of style and discernment who had an eye for “the best of the best.” In addition to the
phalanx of online bids, phone bidding was intense throughout the live auction. “With 100% sell
through, the sale realized over $1 million from just 115 lots of jewelry,” says Michaan’s gemologist
and jewelry specialist Elise Coronado. “Our buyers’ response to this offering was a thrill to
experience.”
Bidding was especially fierce for the Tiffany & Co. pieces offered, many of which sold for around
double their high estimates. The pair of Tiffany diamond stud earrings, with bezel-set stones each
weighing over two and a quarter carats, realized $45,000. Schlumberger's ‘acorn’ earrings
brought $30,000 and the Schlumberger ‘Cooper’ diamond bracelet sold for $57,000.
Schlumberger’s ‘dot lozenge’ white enamel and gold hinged bracelet brought $21,600.
Rings with eye-popping gemstones were top sellers. The ring featuring a Colombian emerald of
more than 10 carats, estimated at $10,000-$15,000, sold for the realized price of $84,000. Lot
1115, the fancy yellow emerald cut diamond, set with triangular white diamonds in a platinum and
18k yellow gold ring, sold for $114,000.
Verdura’s luxurious designs are coveted by women of all ages. In Michaan’s Exceptional Jewelry
Auction, Verdura’s double crescent diamond bracelet sold for $32,400. The iconic‘Maltese Cross’
bracelet brought $24,000 and Verdura’s diamond ‘comet’ earrings reached $30,000.
Collectors were excited to find the exquisite designs of David Webb in the December 10 auction.
Favored by celebrities and top stylists, David Webb jewels have that “wow” factor that make them
perfect for the red carpet. Webb’s creations in carved coral were featured, with the bracelet of
coral, enamel and diamonds fetching $39,000 and the earrings, $16,800.
Fine jewelry is a focus of each monthly auction at Michaan’s. In February’s sale Coronado offers
Tiffany sapphires, Art Deco jewels and First Phase Native American jewelry pieces of turquoise
and silver. Ancientbeads from around the world, the treasure trove of a single California collector,
are featured.
Michaan’s jewelry department welcomes inquiries at elise@michaans.com or (510)227-2570.

Talesa Eugenio
Michaan’s Auctions
+1 (510)227-2570
email us here


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