Arts

(THE WIRE PRESS) - Multi-award-winning children's book author Dr. Nicole has announced the release of a new book in the Felix and Booboo Series, 'Special Food For Sam (Allergies)'. The new book is one of a series of eight books that address medical issues and make them understandable for young children. The goal is to increase the child's understanding of his body and to help eliminate fear of diseases. This series is also available in French (Felix et Boubou) in paperback, Kindle and PDF versions.

Memphis, TN (The Wire Press) - Keeping The Dream Alive is a performing arts play that is honoring the legendary minister and activist Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and is set to come to the Memphis metro area March 16 - 18, 2018. The play features an impressive performance by actor, director and writer Rabia Louis Haynes who, in the past, was a Production Stage Manager and Technical Director for the likes of legendary music artist and songwriter Smokey Robinson and an apprentice for the award winning director, producer, and screenwriter Steven Spielberg (Jaws, Jurassic Park, Transformers, etc.) for the movie Terminal.

Sao Paulo (THE WIRE PRESS) - Daniel Davidsohn (http://www.danieldavidsohn.com/) announces the publication of his newest international thriller, "The Karma Code," which will be available on Kindle on June 29. "The Karma Code" unfolds in Davidsohn's typically fast-paced style. When an American research scientist is murdered in a remote Finnish village, his distraught niece is determined to bring those responsible to justice. She calls on Boston private investigator Harry Walker, and together the two of them set off for Scandinavia. However, it quickly becomes apparent that Candice and Harry have a target on their backs.

Eatonville, Florida (THE WIRE PRESS) - The Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc. (P.E.C.), the 501(c)3 Florida-based historic preservation and cultural arts organization presents the annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities (ZORA!TM Festival) January 20-29, 2017. The Festival takes place throughout Orange County and will kick-off the celebration of Historic Eatonville @ Year 130. “This 28th Annual ZORA! Festival will be recognized as one of the most impressive for outstanding programming across a broad range of offerings. Whether it's the first-ever national conference on communities of color in 21st century America, or the superior offerings in arts, culture, heritage, and STEM for secondary school students, the Festival will be dynamic. This year is the inaugural ZORA! Golf Tournament as well as the Benefit Performance on behalf of the ZORA! Festival by the New York-based Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre. I believe we can expect our guests to be gushing with delight,” said N.Y. Nathiri, P.E.C. Executive Director.

(THE WIRE PRESS) - Evelyn speaks about her show "Livin' Lozada" returns with all-new episodes on May 7th at 10pm on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. FOX’s “Empire” also returns for a new season, and Hakeen Lyon’s truest love interest is back. Laura Callero, played by Jamila Velazquez, is not only a songstress on the show, but she tells LatinTRENDS she is a musical artist in real life too. For more on music, this month’s issue also includes interviews with stars like Miami funk band Locos por Juana and Mexican regional singer Luis Coronel.

(THE WIRE PRESS) - Reader's Legacy, is dedicated to changing the way people write, read and experience books! Their goal is to disrupt the publishing industry by providing solutions and resources to enhance and further this modern-day virtualization wave. Through this focus they have created ReadersLegacy.com, a social media platform for readers and authors to connect over their mutual love of literature. As of now, Reader's Legacy is one of the most inexpensive online book retailers, and offers free books to those who interact on the site via their exclusive currency known as "LitCoins".

Sarasota, FL (THE WIRE PRESS) – Screenwriter and producer, Pamela Sherrod, announced today that she will be launching two exciting talent competitions to find performers and songwriters for her upcoming musical film based on her book, A Detour to Mexico. Auditions for actors are now also open, as well as a special competition for student interns. Sherrod wrote the screenplay for the film in 2005 with her partner, Altovise Davis, the widow of Rat Pack star, Sammy Davis Jr. That same year, Sherrod also stumbled into the center of one of Hollywood’s most vicious legal battles – the fight over Sammy’s estate. The writer, who remained focused on finishing the screenplay, would eventually chronicle those tumultuous events in her book, Sammy Davis Jr.: The Writer Who Saved His Estate.