Where To Stay Right Now: Fodor’s Reveals Its 2013 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards

TRAVEL EXPERTS AT FODOR’S SELECT THE WORLD’S TOP 100 HOTELS IN 8 TRENDING CATEGORIES SPANNING 43 COUNTRIES INCLUDING UP-AND-COMING MYANMAR AND COLOMBIA

Fodor’s Travel, the leading name in travel guides for 77 years, recently announces the 2013 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Award winners. Chosen by the experts at Fodor’s Travel, this third-annual list features a selection of 100 hotels across eight categories that represent 2013’s global hospitality trends. This year’s categories include Home Suite Homes, Culinary Gems, Sleek City Addresses and more.

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Using their print guidebooks, ebooks, mobile apps, and www.Fodors.com, you’ll find highly curated advice to help you travel smarter, from the best arts and culture offerings to tips and strategies for an authentic and immersive experience. Fodor’s savvy travel editors and local contributors take the guesswork out of planning your trip and recommend only those hotels, restaurants, and things to do that meet our high standards, and we designate the absolute musts with “Fodor’s Choice.” Continue reading

LG Electronics Breaks Into New Audio Category with ‘LG SoundPlate’

LG Electronics USA has announced the LG SoundPlate(TM), an innovative new speaker system that features a minimalist design and provides a big audio boost for the home entertainment center. Shown for the first time in the United States as the 2013 Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) Expo kicks off, model LAP340 helps usher in a new generation of home theater audio systems optimized for today’s flat-panel HDTVs.

LG SoundPlate

LG SoundPlate

The tradeoff for the ultra thin TV design has been smaller speakers, which has led to a surge in demand for supplementary home audio devices,” said Jay Vandenbree, senior vice president, home entertainment, LG Electronics USA. “We’re augmenting our already robust line of soundbars with the LG SoundPlate to give consumers yet another alternative for powerful home entertainment sound in a compact, attractive design.”

The LG SoundPlate provides high-quality audio while maintaining a minimally obtrusive aesthetic. Despite a profile only 1-3/8 inches (35 millimeters) high, the LG SoundPlate is equipped with a robust 4.1 channel sound system complete with dual built-in subwoofers.

Its 120W output is boosted by a unique internal structure and LG’s proprietary acoustic tuning system, which makes it easier to hear dialog and other discrete sounds when watching TV shows or movies. To further enhance sound quality, this unit features LG’s Bass Port system, which reduces harmful vibrations from within the speaker enclosure. LG’s Cinema Mode feature optimizes the LAP340’s surround sound capabilities, creating an immersive field of multidirectional audio.

For additional functionality, LG’s Sound Sync, which is driven by Bluetooth® capabilities, enables users to pair the device with other compatible devices, such as phones, so consumers can wirelessly stream music when in range. As an added bonus, this feature helps reduce cable clutter in the living room by pairing your compatible LG TV to the SoundPlate wirelessly. From an aesthetic perspective, its low profile and sleek matte finish make it an attractive choice for any home theater set up. It is primarily meant to act as a pedestal, ideal for 32 to 55-inch class TVs, but is compact enough to fit in shelving units or TV stands.

The LAP340 LG SoundPlate is expected to be available through U.S. retailers beginning in October. For more information, please visit www.lg.com.

jcoco Introduces Delicious Ways to Support Fighting Hunger in America

FOR EVERY JCOCO BAR PURCHASED, A SERVING OF FRESH FOOD GOES TO AN AMERICAN IN NEED

jcoco,  an award-winning line of premium chocolate from the Seattle Chocolate Company, officially welcomes two new flavors to its American couture chocolate line: AGAVE QUINOA SESAME IN MILK CHOCOLATE and JINGLE BERRY, a seasonal combination of GOJI BERRIES and pine nuts in dark chocolate launched at a private event hosted by  celebrity chef, AMANDA FREITAG and SEATTLE CHOCOLATE COMPANY CEO JEAN THOMPSON in New York City. For Thompson, the jcoco line is the culmination of years of tasting, research and the desire to fuse style, phenomenal taste and a commitment to community in a premium chocolate that appeals to a woman’s senses and sensibilities.

jcoco Full Product Lineup.  (PRNewsFoto/jcoco)

jcoco Full Product Lineup. (PRNewsFoto/jcoco)

First introduced by SEATTLE CHOCOLATE COMPANY in late 2012, jcoco is a unique American couture chocolate that balances style and stunning flavor combinations with a deep commitment to the community. From the thoughtful packaging to the all-natural and kosher certified ingredients, and the perfectly-portioned individual-wrapped servings (just right for sharing) — savoring a jcoco bar is a true indulgence. But it’s an indulgence that makes a vital difference. Giving back is at the heart of the jcoco line. jcoco have a growing network of partner organizations (non-profit organizations focused on bettering the lives of women and their families, such as GILDA’S CLUB, FRED HUTCHINSON CANCER RESEARCH CENTER and neighborhood food banks coast to coast..) in communities coast-to-coast that provide a serving of fresh food to an American in need, each and every time a jcoco bar is purchased.  (To learn more about jcoco, please visit us online at www.jcocochocolate.com.) Continue reading

Bose Unveils The New Bose® Videowave® Ii Entertainment System

REVOLUTIONARY ALL-IN-ONE HD DISPLAY, HOME THEATER SYSTEM AND MUSIC SYSTEM NOW AVAILABLE IN 46″ AND 55″ SCREEN SIZES

Bose unveils the VideoWave® II system, the next generation of its breakthrough entertainment system that combines a high-definition TV, home theater sound system, and music system into one revolutionary product. The   VideoWave II system will be available in 55″ and 46″ screen sizes, featuring a 1080p LED backlit display for stunning images, a new, more refined industrial design, and an updated click pad remote for the easiest, most intuitive control of home entertainment ever developed.

Bose VideoWave II Entertainment System

Bose VideoWave II Entertainment System

THE NEW BOSE VIDEOWAVE SYSTEM: IT’S A HIGH-DEFINITION TELEVISION

The new Bose VideoWave system delivers a brilliant picture, now with a new 1080p LED backlit display. Image quality is crisp and vivid for watching movies or TV, and the display now includes an aluminum-finish bezel for both model sizes, and a thinner, sleeker frame for the 55″ screen. The new VideoWave system is powerful, but slender and elegant enough to be wall-mounted, and uses just one cable to connect to a small console — which can connect up to six devices, including an Apple® TV, Blu-Ray Disc™ player, cable or satellite box, gaming devices, and many others.

The accompanying new VideoWave® system’s click pad remote uses just a few buttons, a touch-sensitive click pad, and an on-screen interface to control everything, eliminating the multiple remotes for multiple devices. With the click pad, every command can be made without looking away from the screen — change channels or sources, fast-forward, rewind, pause, quick skip, and anything else. There’s no guessing or confusion, and because the Bose® click pad remote uses RF technology, it doesn’t need to be aimed, and all the devices it controls can be hidden from view.

Bose CineMate 1 SR system

Bose CineMate 1 SR system

THE NEW BOSE VIDEOWAVE SYSTEM: IT’S A HOME THEATER SYSTEM

The new VideoWave system integrates a home theater system behind the display, yet delivers unmistakable cinema sound –- immersive and powerful. There are no separate speakers, no bass module, and no speaker wires. Continue reading

Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland’s Revolutionary Photography and Drawings Heads to MOCA at the Museum of Contemporary Art’s Pacific Design Center, November 2nd – January 26th, 2014

Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland

November 2, 2013-January 26, 2014

MOCA Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave., Design Plaza G102, West Hollywood, CA 90069

MOCA PACIFIC DESIGN CENTER (http://www.moca.org/museum/moca_pdc.php) presents Bob Mizer & Tom of Finland, the first American museum exhibition devoted to the art of Bob Mizer (1922–1992) and Touko Laaksonen, aka “Tom of Finland” (1920–1991), two of the most significant figures of twentieth century erotic art and forefathers of an emergent post-war gay culture. The exhibition features a selection of Tom of Finland’s masterful drawings and collages, alongside Mizer’s rarely seen photo-collage “catalogue boards” and films, as well as a comprehensive collection of his groundbreaking magazine Physique Pictorial, where drawings by Tom were first published in 1957. Organized by MOCA Curator Bennett Simpson and guest co-curator Richard Hawkins, the exhibition is presented with the full collaboration ofmoca the Bob Mizer Foundation, El Cerrito, and the Tom of Finland Foundation, Los Angeles.

Tom of Finland is the creator of some of the most iconic and readily recognizable imagery of post-war gay culture. He produced thousands of images beginning in the 1940s, robbing straight homophobic culture of its most virile and masculine archetypes (bikers, hoodlums, lumberjacks, cops, cowboys, and sailors) and recasting them—through deft skill and fantastic imagination—as unapologetic, self-aware, and boastfully proud enthusiasts of gay sex. His most innovative achievement though, worked out in fastidious renderings of gear, props, settings, and power relations inherent therein, was to create the depictions that would eventually become the foundation of an emerging gay leather culture. Tom imagined the leather scene by drawing it; real men were inspired by it… and suited themselves up.

Bob Mizer, Physique Pictorial Volume 10 Number 4, april 1961, publication, printed with permission of Bob Mizer Foundation, Inc.

Bob Mizer, Physique Pictorial Volume 10 Number 4, april 1961, publication, printed with permission of Bob Mizer Foundation, Inc.

Bob Mizer began photographing as early as 1942, but unlike many of his contemporaries in the subculture of illicit physique nudes, Mizer took the Hollywood star-system approach and founded the Athletic Model Guild in 1945, a film and photo studio specializing in handsome natural-bodied (as opposed to exclusively muscle-bound, the norm of the day) boy-next-door talent. In his myriad satirical prison dramas, sci-fi flix, domesticated bachelor scenarios, and elegantly captivating studio sessions, Mizer photographed and filmed over 10,000 models at a rough estimate of 60 photos a day, seven days a week for almost 50 years. Mizer always presented a fresh-faced and free, unashamed and gregarious, totally natural and light-hearted approach to male nudity and intimate physical contact between men. For these groundbreaking perspectives in eroticized representation alone, Mizer ranks with Alfred Kinsey at the forefront of the sexual revolution. Thanks to the Guild, Mizer was not only a subversive and kitschy force in the art world but also one of the first to instill an open, gay community before the concept even existed. Continue reading

Kroger’s Family of Stores Commits $3 Million for Breast Cancer Awareness

The Kroger Co. Family of Stores, in partnership with key suppliers, has committed $3 million in donations for local breast cancer initiatives across the country to support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

This will be the seventh year since Kroger began the Giving Hope a Hand® initiative. By the end of 2013, Kroger will have donated more than $24 million to support breast cancer research, education and services since 2006. Last year, Kroger received the 2012 Gold HALO award from the Cause Marketing Forum for the company’s annual Giving Hope a Hand® campaign.

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The effort kicked off in stores on Sunday, September 22 and features 21 Kroger associates who are breast cancer survivors on marketing materials and custom packages of national and Kroger corporate brand products. These women share their survivor stories on the packaging of select items sold exclusively in Kroger’s family of stores.

Kroger associate Joanna Garcia, is featured this year on select Kraft cheese packaging. Joanna had no family history of breast cancer but she learned a lot about herself throughout her battle with the disease. “I learned I have more strength in myself than I ever thought I had.  I learned that with perseverance, patience, and moral support you can get through any type of situation that comes your way.” She encourages everyone to never give up because you are not alone. “It’s okay to cry and be angry, as long as you keep fighting.”

Giving Hope a Hand® aims to inspire our customers and raise awareness by sharing stories from some of the more than 2.7 million women who are breast cancer survivors,” said David B. Dillon, Kroger’s chairman and chief executive officer. “The Kroger family is honored that so many of our associates offered their personal stories of hope and triumph.” Continue reading

Hästens Participates In “At Home On Madison Avenue” To Help Fight Breast Cancer

Swedish luxury bed-maker Hästens joins Traditional Home Magazine’s “At Home on Madison Avenue,” an inaugural event set to promote Madison Avenue as a go-to destination for high quality home décor and design. The event taking place October 22, 2013 will highlight world-class home design while benefiting The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Hästens’ participation is unique for its display of a completely custom “living headboard” of flowers designed by renownedmmm_1047 Events and Floral Designer and Author Matthew Robbins of Matthew Robbins Design. To support the cause, the Madison Avenue Hästens store (1100 Madison Ave, Madison & 82nd Street) will offer their luxurious duck-down travel pillows in limited-edition pink check with 15% of all proceeds going directly to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Departing from its iconic blue and white check print, Hästens has created this limited edition travel pillow in pink to draw awareness for breast cancer.

The first “At Home on Madison Avenue” will feature stores on Madison Avenue displaying curated window fronts as well as selling hand-selected “Pink Ribbon Items” to assist The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, an independent not-for-profit that works to find a cure for breast cancer in our lifetime. The event is organized by Traditional Home Magazine and the Madison Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) to bring attention to the excellence in design found on Madison Avenue and to celebrate the best of the best in home décor and furnishings.

Hästens (www.hastens.com/en-us), which was founded in 1852, is Sweden’s oldest manufacturer of beds and started out

Hästens 2000T II is one of Hästens’ most exclusive beds, featuring exquisite detail and unique design.

Hästens 2000T II is one of Hästens’ most exclusive beds, featuring exquisite detail and unique design.

by primarily making saddles and carriage furniture. The main filling material used for saddles was horsehair and already back then it was common knowledge that horsehair also provided the best possible filling material for mattresses. To begin with the saddle makers at Hästens only manufactured beds on demand. This demand increased at such rate that making beds with time became the main business for the company. The Hästens brand name (‘Häst’ is Swedish for horse) and logo are references to its origin as a saddle making company.

Craftsmanship and quality are two keywords at Hästens where beds are still made by hand using only natural filling material. Hästens is exclusive among bed manufacturers by having all of their beds awarded the Swedish Svan environmental certification, as well as attaining the standards set by Öko-Tex and Möbelfakta for home and public environment. Hästens beds are appreciated by many from palace to cottage, since 1952 Hästens has had the honour of being the supplier of beds to His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.

Hästens is currently established in 35 markets and continues to expand organically in existing markets as well as initiating sales in new markets. The part of the business which is represented by exports is steadily rising, from just 4 percent in 1994 to 71 percent in 2005. In April of 2006 Hästens was awarded the ‘Grand Export Prize’ by His Majesty the King of Sweden in recognition of its successes.

AMC Partners with Spirit Halloween to Produce Exclusive Costumes and Accessories Based on Hit TV Series, “The Walking Dead”

Just In Time for the New Season of “The Walking Dead” and Halloween, Spirit Halloween Creates Exclusive Line of Costumes and Accessories to Battle Zombies

AMC and Spirit Halloween, North America’s leading seasonal Halloween retailer, announced today an exclusive Halloween 2013 partnership that will introduce new affordable premium costumes, accessories and more based on characters from “The Walking Dead” – the first original cable series ever to finish a broadcast TV season as the No. 1 show for adults 18-49.

Spirit Halloween (www.spirithalloween.com).  (PRNewsFoto/Spirit Halloween)

Spirit Halloween (www.spirithalloween.com). (PRNewsFoto/Spirit Halloween)

With a partnership built between Spirit Halloween and AMC, the retailer has been able to develop one-of-a-kind quality products that “The Walking Dead” fans desire. Fans can choose costumes of their favorite characters including Rick Grimes, Daryl, Michonne and several of the iconic series’ zombies.

Spirit Halloween also developed a Sassy Rick Grimes costume for women who want to dress up as their favorite sheriff and still feel fashionable. The complete line of exclusive costumes and accessories, available in a range of sizes for both kids and adults, brings enthusiasts the largest variety of “The Walking Dead” apparel for the 2013 Halloween season. The line of products includes:
Rick Grimes – costume features the signature police hat, shirt, pants and belt, available for boys and men (MSRP: $39.99-$49.99)
Sassy Rick Grimes – exclusive design includes Rick’s hat, women’s fitted shirt, belt and a trendy skirt for women to replace the pants, available for women (MSRP: $49.99)
Bunny Slipper Girl – costume complete with robe, pajamas, wig and slippers in sizes for both girls and women (MSRP: $39.99-$49.99)
Daryl’s Vest – black faux leather vest with printed wings (MSRP: $29.99)
Daryl’s Ear Necklace – four latex ears dangling from a string (MSRP:
$9.99)
Michonne’s Wig – complete with a colorful striped headband and long thick locks (MSRP: $19.99)
Michonne’s Katana – exclusive design foam Katana (MSRP: $14.99)
Zombie Neck Chain – officially licensed 12-inch zombie neck chain (MSRP:
$14.99)
Rick’s Machete – featuring a zombie blood stained edge (MSRP: $9.99)
Deluxe Zombie Make-up Kit – complete with zombie teeth, tattoo sheet, bloody scab and more (MSRP: $9.99) Continue reading

Best Las Vegas Halloween Parties: The Wildest 2013 Halloween Parties on the Las Vegas Strip, Announced by EarlyVegas.com

The best Vegas Halloween parties of 2013 will be in full swing all week long. EarlyVegas.com has the inside scoop on the best nightclubs for Halloween in Las Vegas.

“What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas”

This article was originally written by Lauren Yap, Editor of www.EarlyVegas.com, with additional content by Phillip D. Johnson, www.fashionpluslifestyle.wordpress.com

The Las Vegas Halloween 2013 party scene is undoubtedly one of the best bashes of the year. While the little ones trick-or-treat, Las Vegas hotels will host a week long, adult-only celebration with celebrity DJs, outrageous costumes and prepare ffb_newlogo_indexto get wild on the Strip for Vegas Halloween 2013.

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas

The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (http://www.hardrockhotel.com/) is hosting not just one, but two of the best Vegas Halloween parties of the year. The most infamous bash of all is the 18th Annual Fetish and Fantasy Halloween Ball 2013. The Fetish and Fantasy Ball will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino from 10pm-4am. The multi-level venue will feature costumed acrobats, a human zoo, fire performers and pounding music by DJ Darude. Halloween costumes are required for entry, no party poopers allowed.

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Also at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas is Rock N Horror 80s Halloween Party. This party goes down on Halloween Night, Thursday, Oct. 31 at 10:30pm at Body English Nightclub. Body English Nightclub and Afterhours is already one of the best Las Vegas clubs on the Strip. The nightlife hot spot hosts the 2013 Halloween party featuring music by Leigh Gorman from Bow Wow Wow and 80’s Video Music DJ CB Shaw. Continue reading

Tech Review: iFrogz® Coda Forte Wireless Bluetooth Headphones, the Perfect Hybrid Digital Audio Gadget for our Times

ENJOY HI-FIDELITY SOUND FROM THE GO ANYWHERE, DO ANYTHING CODA FORTE WIRELESS BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES

Coda Forte Wireless Bluetooth Headphones from iFrogz

Coda Forte Wireless Bluetooth Headphones from iFrogz

When you are thinking about buying a pair of headphones, what are your criteria for choosing one above over all others? Well, I am first and foremost looking for headphones that will deliver excellent sound quality with minimal disruptions during use. Next, comfort, wearability and ease of use are a major factor. A high quality design doesn’t hurt either

because quite frankly, who wants to walk around with ugly, poorly designed headphones? Naturally, you want to be

Coda Forte Wireless Bluetooth  Headphones (Blue)

Coda Forte Wireless Bluetooth Headphones (Blue)

wearing headphones with technical features that are as up to date and current as you consider yourself to be, meaning you want the latest and greatest bells and whistles. Finally, you want all of these features at a reasonable price.

In the past, you could only find all three features in very expensive brands such as Bose or in professional equipment used in recording studios by professional engineers. Nowadays, with the technology spreading throughout all levels of the industry, you can pretty purchase a high sound quality, reasonably-priced pair of headphones that is as edgy, modern and fashion-forward as the clothes on your back. I actually found all my requirements in one pair of headphones, the Coda Forte Wireless Bluetooth Headphones from iFrogz, a ZAGG Inc. Brand.

iFrogz®, a ZAGG Inc brand (ZAGG) specializes in creative, value-priced mobile accessories, and the iFrogz Coda Forte Wireless Bluetooth headphones gives you the best of all possible worlds, setting you up hours and hours of enjoyment well in the future. Lightweight and comfortable, the Coda Forte combines the latest Bluetooth wireless technology with powerful drivers for seamless, high-fidelity audio quality. It can be either a Bluetooth-enabled wireless unit that runs on integrated rechargeable batteries that deliver 10-12 hours of continuous audio on a single charge for cordless mobile audio, or be used as a regular pair of headphone attached to your device via the enclosed detachable tencel cord that thankfully is tangle-free.  I tested the headphones in both situations and it perfomed like a champion. While in Bluetooth wireless mode, I was able to vacuum, Coda Forte Wireless Bluetooth Headphones (White)wash the dishes and generally take care of business without having to worry about unexpected entanglements. While working on my laptop, I used the headphone in the “traditional” manner, never having to worry about background noise and other disruptions or, again, pesky tangled cords. It’s amazing how much the little things matter, isn’t it?

In terms of comfort, wearability and ease of use, you can’t go wrong here either. The earpieces are amazingly comfortable and more than adequately cover my ears. The strip of leather-covered foam that is part and parcel of the band (of the headphone) is an unexpected pleasure and a treat. The Coda Forte is also very lightweight, to the point where, because of the high level of comfort, after a while, I stopped thinking about them and simply enjoyed theCoda Forte Wireless Bluetooth Headphones (Pink) music. I wasn’t touching them every ten minutes to get a better fit. And because aesthetics matter, the Coda Forte Wireless Bluetooth scored major points in this category as well.  They are beautifully designed with a matte finish and come in an array of vibrant colors (including blue, black, red and white).

The Coda Forte Wireless Bluetooth is plug-and-play compatible with the iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, all Android phones/tablets, all Macintosh/Apple computers and PCs, has built-in controls to provide volume and track adjustment, as well as one-touch acceptance of incoming calls from your smartphone using a built-in microphone, and can be charged via USB from your computer or a USB power adapter.

Our Coda line of audio products features remarkable styling and quality, and adding the Bluetooth technology in the Coda Forte makes these headphones even more practical and flexible,” says Kent Wuthrich, executive vice president of marketing at ZAGG. “Customers will love the convenience of the Bluetooth connection, and they will be very impressed with the power and quality of the sound.” Continue reading

MoMA Presents: Mikko Niskanen’s Eight Deadly Shots and Peter Von Bagh’s The Story of Mikko Niskanen

October 15—22, 2013

The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters

The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street, New York, NY 10019, (212) 708-9400, www.MoMA.org.

Long before The Wire, Breaking Bad, and The Killing, there was Mikko Niskanen’s Eight Deadly Shots, an extraordinary Finnish television miniseries that recounted in flashback and unflinching detail the desperate circumstances that led an impoverished tenant farmer to shoot four policemen in a drunken rage. We have the brilliant film historian and filmmaker Peter Von Bagh—who is also the artistic director of Finland’s Midnight Sun Film Festival and the co-director of Il Cinema Ritrovato in Bologna— to thank for resurrecting this forgotten gem from 1972, which makes its New York debut in itsmoma-logo original five-hour-plus version, presented as part of To Save and Project: The 11th MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation.

Von Bagh’s own documentary portrait of Mikko Niskanen is an indispensable companion piece to these screenings, providing the context in which Eight Deadly Shots was made. Niskanen’s aesthetic sensibility—brutal yet compassionate—recalls both Victor Sjöstrom’s silent-era masterpiece The Phantom Chariot (1921) and the neorealist films of Ken Loach. Von Bagh makes evident, through family home movies, film clips, and interviews, the painful degree to which Niskanen identified with the farmer’s defiance and despair.

A scene from Mikko Niskanen's EIGHT DEADLY SHOTS,  presented as part of To Save and Project: The 11th MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation.
A scene from Mikko Niskanen’s EIGHT DEADLY SHOTS, presented as part of To Save and Project: The 11th MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation.

Screening Schedule

Eight Deadly Shots and The Story of Mikko Niskanen

October 15–22, 2013

Tuesday, October 15

3:45 Kahdeksan surmanluotia (Eight Deadly Shots). 1972. Finland. Written and directed by Mikko Niskanen. With Niskanen, Tarja-Tuuliki Tarsala. Courtesy The Finnish Film Foundation and YLE. Digital projection. In Finnish; English subtitles. 316 min., plus one 10-minute intermission.

A scene from Mikko Niskanen's EIGHT DEADLY SHOTS,  presented as part of To Save and Project: The 11th MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation.
A scene from Mikko Niskanen’s EIGHT DEADLY SHOTS, presented as part of To Save and Project: The 11th MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation.

Wednesday, October 16

3:45 Kahdeksan surmanluotia (Eight Deadly Shots). 1972. Finland. Written and directed by Mikko Niskanen. With Niskanen, Tarja-Tuuliki Tarsala. Courtesy The Finnish Film Foundation and YLE. Digital projection. In Finnish; English subtitles. 316 min., plus one 10-minute intermission.

Thursday, October 17

4:15 Kahdeksan surmanluotia (Eight Deadly Shots). 1972. Finland. Written and directed by Mikko Niskanen. With Niskanen, Tarja-Tuuliki Tarsala. Courtesy The Finnish Film Foundation and YLE. Digital projection. In Finnish; English subtitles. 316 min., plus one 10-minute intermission.

Friday, October 18

4:30 Kahdeksan surmanluotia (Eight Deadly Shots). 1972. Finland. Written and directed by Mikko Niskanen. With Niskanen, Tarja-Tuuliki Tarsala. Courtesy The Finnish Film Foundation and YLE. Digital projection. In Finnish; English subtitles. 316 min., plus one 10-minute intermission.

Saturday, October 19

1:30 Mikko Niskanen—Ohjaaja matkalla ihmiseksi (The Story of Mikko Niskanen). 2010. Finland. Written and directed by Peter Von Bagh. Courtesy The Finnish Film Foundation. Digital projection. In Finnish; English subtitles. 178 min.

5:15 Kahdeksan surmanluotia (Eight Deadly Shots). 1972. Finland. Written and directed by Mikko Niskanen. With Niskanen, Tarja-Tuuliki Tarsala. Courtesy The Finnish Film Foundation and YLE. Digital projection. In Finnish; English subtitles. 316 min., plus one 10-minute intermission.

Sunday, October 20

2:00 Kahdeksan surmanluotia (Eight Deadly Shots). 1972. Finland. Written and directed by Mikko Niskanen. With Niskanen, Tarja-Tuuliki Tarsala. Courtesy The Finnish Film Foundation and YLE. Digital projection. In Finnish; English subtitles. 316 min., plus one 10-minute intermission. Introduced by Peter Von Bagh.

Tuesday, October 22

4:00 Mikko Niskanen—Ohjaaja matkalla ihmiseksi (The Story of Mikko Niskanen). 2010. Finland. Written and directed by Peter Von Bagh. Courtesy The Finnish Film Foundation. Digital projection. In Finnish; English subtitles. 178 min

MoMA Presents: Mikko Niskanen’s Eight Deadly Shots and Peter Von Bagh’s The Story of Mikko Niskanen is organized by Joshua Siegel, Associate Curator, Department of Film.

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New Flagship Olympus OM-D E-M1® Camera Is the Pinnacle of Olympus Innovation

MICRO FOUR THIRDS® CAMERA DELIVERS MAXIMUM FOUR THIRDS® LENS PERFORMANCE, DSLR IMAGE QUALITY, RUGGED DURABILITY AND SUPER-LARGE EVF; NEW LENSES ESTABLISH M.ZUIKO® PRO CATEGORY

In response to the demand for a compact system camera as powerful as a professional DSLR, Olympus has introduced the Olympus OM-D E-M1®, its new premium flagship camera and worthy Micro Four Thirds successor to the Olympus E-5 DSLR. The E-M1 has a revolutionary design for advanced photographers looking for a high-performance tool in a compact system camera package. The powerful E-M1 is also packed with incredible speed and image quality that rivals full-frame DSLRs, in a portable yet lightweight body designed to go anywhere.

Olympus introduces the OM-D E-M1(R), its new premium flagship camera and worthy successor to its E-5 DSLR. As powerful as a pro DSLR, the E-M1 is a compact system camera with a revolutionary design made for advanced photographers who demand incredible speed and image quality in a lightweight go-anywhere durable body.  (PRNewsFoto/Olympus Imaging America Inc.)

Olympus introduces the OM-D E-M1(R), its new premium flagship camera and worthy successor to its E-5 DSLR. As powerful as a pro DSLR, the E-M1 is a compact system camera with a revolutionary design made for advanced photographers who demand incredible speed and image quality in a lightweight go-anywhere durable body. (PRNewsFoto/Olympus Imaging America Inc.)

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 now works seamlessly with all ZUIKO Digital lenses, in addition to working with M.ZUIKO Digital lenses, so photographers can enjoy optimum performance of the entire Olympus lens lineup. This is possible due to advanced DUAL FAST AF system that combines both Contrast AF and On-Chip Phase Detection AF. DSLR users familiar with an optical viewfinder will marvel at its electronic viewfinder (EVF) that is as large as a full-frame DSLR viewfinder and has added creative control. Its ergonomic body provides easy access to all manual controls and is ready for action in the most difficult shooting conditions.

Olympus also announced the development of two new high-performance lenses, establishing the M.ZUIKO PRO lens category. The ZUIKO Digital ED 12-40mm f2.8 PRO lens (24-80mm, 35mm equivalent) and the ZUIKO Digital ED 40-150mm f2.8 PRO (80-300mm, 35mm equivalent) will expand the imaging options for professionals and serious photo enthusiasts alike. Continue reading

Jergens® Skincare Provides A Glimpse Into The Lives Of The Women Of West Africa With The Premiere Of “Women’s Gold: The Empowering Story Of Shea Butter”

Jergens Skincare and Taraji P. Henson showcase how Shea Butter brings radiance to the lives of women around the world.

Jergens Skincare and Taraji P. Henson showcase how Shea Butter brings radiance to the lives of women around the world.

Known as Women’s Gold, Shea Butter is renowned for its radiance-boosting, moisturizing benefits—and its power to improve the lives of women in West Africa, where women are solely responsible for the harvesting of the precious ingredient. Jergens® Skincare is committed to uplifting these women and their families through the purchase of the Shea Butter infused into the new Jergens ®Shea Butter Collection.

The Jergens® skincare team visited these inspiring women in their native Ghana and shot a video chronicling their vital role in the Shea industry and showcasing how they bring radiance into the lives of women around the world. To voice the video, Jergens® Skincare turned to award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson—a truly radiant star and passionate supporter of women.

Jergens Shea Butter Collection Celebrates Women's Radiance

Jergens Shea Butter Collection Celebrates Women’s Radiance

The powerful, moving video provides a heartfelt, personal look inside the daily lives of the women who collect and harvest Shea nuts that eventually become Shea Butter. Women’s Gold is a source of immense pride for these women and reveals how it’s a fundamental part of their sense of beauty and the foundation of their economic independence. Continue reading

New “NO MORE” Public Service Announcement Campaign Unveiled

FEATURING MORE THAN 40 CELEBRITIES, CAMPAIGN CALLS ATTENTION TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT AND ENCOURAGES BYSTANDERS TO HELP

NEW NATIONAL SURVEY UNCOVERS STAGGERING SILENCE AND INACTION AROUND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT; OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF AMERICANS HAVE NEVER DISCUSSED THESE HIDDEN ISSUES WITH CHILDREN OR FRIENDS AND 65% OF VICTIMS WHO COME FORWARD SAY NO ONE HELPED

CORPORATIONS ANNOUNCE MAJOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION AND AWARENESS INITIATIVES USING THE NO MORE SYMBOL

Celebrities, athletes, corporate leaders, and advocates have joined forces to generate awareness for domestic violence and sexual assault and encourage bystanders to help, in a dramatic new series of public service announcements that feature the NO MORE symbol, the first unified branding symbol (like the pink breast cancer ribbon) for these issues. A new, national survey recently conducted underscores the urgent need for the campaign, revealing that the overwhelming majority of Americans know victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, but they do not talk about the issues with their children or friends, or take steps to help survivors.

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The new, celebrity-driven NO MORE PSA campaign is being unveiled to the public and directly addresses the silence and inaction of Americans on these critical issues and was spearheaded by the Joyful Heart Foundation, one of the many championing organizations behind the creation of the NO MORE symbol, and was directed by actress and advocate Mariska Hargitay, the Foundation’s President and Founder, in her directorial debut. The campaign, involving more than 40 celebrities and public figures to engage bystanders to get involved, was developed in partnership with Y&R and photographed by world-renowned Timothy White.

The three-year PSA campaign will roll out across the country in local and national markets via print, broadcast, online and outdoor advertising, in movie theaters across the country, and in major airports and medical facilities. The Ad Council’s Endorsed Campaign program has endorsed the campaign, and the Entertainment Industry Foundation is also helping generate awareness. Other major partnerships include Viacom, Lifetime Television, ConnectiVISION Digital Networks/ClearVISION and OK TV!. Continue reading

New Myrtle Beach Golfing Packages Announced for the 2014 Season

Golfers can get free breakfast and lunch, a $100 gift card, or other perks with these packages provided through www.NorthMyrtleBeachGolf.com.

Dubbed the “Golf Capital of the World,” Myrtle Beach plays host to millions of golfers every year, but new for 2014 are a few packages that offer a great playing experience without breaking the bank. www.NorthMyrtleBeachGolf.com is pleased to announce new spring golf specials that will entice golfers to visit the Grand Strand in 2014 more than ever before. Not only does the World’s #1 golf destination boast more than 100 golf courses that attracts golfers of every age and skill level, the majority of package providers now offer many different incentives along with their packages to give added value.

Garrett Fonvielle, Director of Golf at NorthMyrtleBeachGolf.com, discusses the new packages for 2014. “Golfers are always looking for added value and courses are always looking to fill their tee sheets. By offering incentives such as free lunch, free drinks, and/or gift cards to the golfer, then both parties benefit.

In March of 2012, Myrtle Beach National Company and Burroughs & Chapin Golf Management, the two largest course owners and operators in the area, joined forces to form National Golf Management.    NGM has recently released their Prime Time Rewards package, which allows golfers to play four or more rounds and choose from 22 of their courses. In addition, each golfer receives a $100 gift card that can be used for food/beverage, merchandise, or equipment at any of their clubhouses. Pricing is dependent upon the course selected and desired time of day to play giving the golfer a variety of options to fit their budget and preferences.

Another new package option for 2014 is the East Coast Combo golf package. With 17 different courses to choose from, spanning from the Grand Strand to Wilmington, NC, players can play three, four, or five rounds in this package. The three and four-round packages include lunch and two beverages on each day of play and the five-round package includes lunch, two beverages, a dozen Pro-V1 golf balls, and a 30% pro shop merchandise discount.

The Legends Golf & Resort was one of the first companies to institute incentives with their rounds. The group is comprised of five courses, three of which are centrally located in Myrtle Beach, one located on the South Strand, and one located in Sunset Beach, North Carolina. Three and five-round packages are available that include a buffet breakfast, lunch, and two beverages on each day of play.

In addition to golf packages, www.NorthMyrtleBeachGolf.com also assists golfers with their accommodation needs. From oceanfront and ocean view condominiums to vacation homes for larger groups, a variety of options are available.

Fonvielle goes on to say, “NorthMyrtleBeachGolf.com has seen an overwhelming response to the new packages for 2014 that include the various incentives. By continuing this trend, the courses participating will most certainly see increased business.”

You can book any of these packages by visiting www.northmyrtlebeachgolf.com or calling 1-800-366-2073.

www.NorthMyrtleBeachGolf.com, along with its parent company, CondoLux, specializes in golf packages, vacation rentals, real estate, and vacation rentals serving the Grand Strand for 25 years.

More information about NorthMyrtleBeachGolf.com is available by calling 1-800-366-2073 or by visiting http://www.northmyrtlebeachgolf.com .

NEW EXHIBITION EXPLORES ART IN 18TH-CENTURY VENICE WITH MORE THAN 100 DRAWINGS FROM THE MORGAN MUSEUM & LIBRARY’S RENOWNED HOLDINGS

Tiepolo, Guardi, and Their World: Eighteenth-Century Venetian Drawings

September 27, 2013–January 5, 2014

The eighteenth century witnessed Venice’s second Golden Age. Although the city was no longer a major political power, it reemerged as an artistic capital, with such gifted artists as Giambattista Tiepolo, his son Domenico, Canaletto, and members of the Guardi family executing important commissions from nobility and the church, while catering to foreign travelers and bringing their talents to other Italian cities and even north of the Alps. Drawn entirely from the Morgan’s collection of eighteenth-century Venetian drawings—one of the world’s finest—Tiepolo, Guardi, and Their World: Eighteenth-Century Venetian Drawings chronicles the vitality and originality of an incredibly vibrant period. The exhibition will be on view from September 27, 2013–January 5, 2014.

In the eighteenth century, as the illustrious history of the thousand-year-old Venetian Republic was coming to a close, the city

Giambattista Tiepolo, (1696–1770), Psyche Transported to Olympus, Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk, on paper., The Morgan Library & Museum, New York; 1997.27, Gift of Lore Heinemann, in memory of her husband, Dr. Rudolf J. Heinemann

Giambattista Tiepolo, (1696–1770), Psyche Transported to Olympus, Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk, on paper., The Morgan Library & Museum, New York; 1997.27, Gift of Lore Heinemann, in memory of her husband, Dr. Rudolf J. Heinemann

was favored with an array of talent that left a lasting mark on western art,” said William M. Griswold, director of the Morgan Library & Museum and principal curator of the exhibition. “The names Tiepolo, Canaletto, and Guardi are almost synonymous with the time and place, and their paintings and frescoes are the works most commonly associated with the Settecento in Venice. But their greatness as painters is only part of a much larger story. The drawings in this exhibition, chosen entirely from the Morgan’s collection, bring to light the full spirit of eighteenth-century Venetian art and the many extraordinary individuals who participated in the resurgence of cultural activity that characterized the final years of the Republic.”

The Morgan has more than two hundred sheets by Giambattista Tiepolo, spanning his long and immensely successful career. Over thirty are on view in the exhibition, including a monumental early drawing of Hercules, dozens of luminous studies in pen and wash the frescoed ceilings for which Tiepolo was most famous and a late study for an overdoor decoration that he created in Madrid, where he lived and worked from 1762 until death in 1770.

Many of Tiepolo’s most beautiful drawings relate to the vast fresco depicting Apollo accompanied by other deities and the Four Continents, which the artist painted in 1740 on a ceiling in the Palazzo Clerici, Milan. Several works in the show, such as a drawing of Father Time and Cupid, relate directly to the finished fresco. A number of others were ultimately rejected by Tiepolo, or instead relate to the spectacular oil sketch for the Palazzo Clerici ceiling that now belongs to the Kimbell Art Museum, in Fort Worth.

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (1682–1754), Young Woman with Tambourine , Black chalk, heightened with white chalk, on paper., 17 x 13 1/2 inches (432 x 343 mm.), The Morgan Library & Museum, New York; IV, 90

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (1682–1754), Young Woman with Tambourine , Black chalk, heightened with white chalk, on paper., 17 x 13 1/2 inches (432 x 343 mm.), The Morgan Library & Museum, New York; IV, 90

A highlight of the exhibition is Tiepolo’s remarkable drawing The Virgin and Child Seated on a Globe, which like a number of other sheets on view formerly belonged to an album of exceptionally large, finished studies once in the collection of Russian Prince Alexis Orloff. The sheet counts a rare example of the artist’s designs for metalwork, in this case perhaps a processional mace for the Scuola Grande dei Carmini, Venice.

   Giovanni Battista Piazzetta was a half a generation older than Giambattista Tiepolo, and he exercised a profound influence on the work of the younger artist. The exhibition includes nine of the Morgan’s more than two hundred drawings by Piazzetta, including figure studies, drawings of ideal heads made for sale to collectors, and a selection of sheets that relate to the artist’s work as a designer of book illustrations.

    Sebastiano Ricci played a crucial role in reorienting Venetian painting toward a new, painterly grand manner inspired by such earlier masters as Paolo Veronese. Ricci’s paintings, distinguished by their bright colors and flickering brush work, were a source of inspiration for later eighteenth-century Venetian artists. In addition to two drawings by him, the exhibition also features five sheets by Sebastiano’s nephew and pupil Marco Ricci. Best known for his imaginary landscapes, the younger Ricci’s drawings reflect diverse influences, including Renaissance and later Italian painters and printmakers, and even seventeenth-century Dutch art.

View painting—or vedutismo—flourished in eighteenth-century Venice, and both local collectors and foreign grand tourists eagerly sought images that replicated or merely evoked the unique topography of the city. Such topographical views and architectural capricci inspired by Venice’s architecture, canals, and lagoon were the specialty of Canaletto, who is represented in the exhibition with five drawings. These range from sketches made on the spot to finished works intended for sale. Francesco Guardi similarly excelled in depictions of Venice and nearby locations. Two of his drawings on view depict the richly decorated bucintoro, the state barge on which the doge journeyed each year on Ascension Day to reenact Venice’s symbolic marriage to the sea. Guardi’s drawing of Count Giovanni Zambeccari’s balloon ascent—launched from a platform in the Bacino di San Marco in 1783—is a faithful record of an event, whereas other works by the artist mingle the real with the imaginary. Continue reading

Xtend Barre® Plie for Pink™ Initiative To Benefit Bright Pink, Breast And Ovarian Cancer Prevention Organization

PREMIER BALLET BARRE WORKOUT HOSTS BREAST AND OVARIAN CANCER FUNDRAISER & EDUCATION EVENT IN OVER 70 LOCATIONS NATIONWIDE, OCTOBER 19 – OCTOBER 20, 2013

Xtend Barre(R) Workout "Plie for Pink" initiative will take place in participating studios nationwide in fundraising and education event on October 19 and October 20, 2013 to benefit BrightPink.org, the only national non-profit organization with an exclusive focus on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women.  (PRNewsFoto/Xtend Barre)

Xtend Barre(R) Workout “Plie for Pink” initiative will take place in participating studios nationwide in fundraising and education event on October 19 and October 20, 2013 to benefit BrightPink.org, the only national non-profit organization with an exclusive focus on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. (PRNewsFoto/Xtend Barre)

Xtend Barre® Workout (www.xtendbarreworkout.com; @Xtend_Barre), one of the fitness industry’s most diverse barre programs that fuses dance, Pilates and cardio in a high energy environment, today announced a fundraising and educational initiative that will benefit Bright Pink (www.brightpink.org), the only national non-profit organization with an exclusive focus on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. Xtend Barre Plie for Pink™ will unite the 70+ U.S. and international studio locations (owners, instructors, clients and their communities) behind a common cause. Continue reading

South Beach’s Luxury Boutique Beacon Hotel on Target to Complete Room Renovation Project in October 2013

Beacon South Beach Hotel Exterior

Beacon South Beach Hotel Exterior

South Beach’s luxury boutique Beacon Hotel, which is widely considered by guests across the country and around the world as the area’s most perfectly-located hotel, announced that its room renovation project is proceeding ahead of schedule and will be 100% complete in October 2013.

Renovated Deluxe King Room

Renovated Deluxe King Room

 

Renovated Ocean Front Room

Renovated Ocean Front Room

 

Renovated One Bedroom Suite (green)

Renovated One Bedroom Suite (green)

 

renovated One-Bedroom Suite

renovated One-Bedroom Suite

Renowned among chic and stylish Miami Beach hotels, and located in the heart of South Beach, the Beacon Hotel (http://www.beaconsouthbeach.com) is a Boutique Art Deco Hotel just steps away from all of the best entertainment that South Beach has to offer: Sun, Sand and Sea. With the clear blue waters of the Atlantic directly across its front doors, the Beacon Hotel offers the perfect ambiance for a breathtaking beach vacation, featuring world-class amenities, an exquisite restaurant and tantalizing nightlife. With an array of beach side water sports, state-of-the-art fitness center and highly advanced business center, Beacon Hotel is a full-service boutique South Beach Hotel.

Deluxe Double Room

Deluxe Double Room

Deluxe Double Room

Deluxe Double Room

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The room renovation project, which commenced several months ago, involves re-inventing the décor and color scheme of Beacon Hotel’s guest rooms. Guests can now look forward to immersing themselves in elegant and stylish pastels, bright and rejuvenating whites, and elegantly-appointed fixtures and furniture that accent the hotel’s renowned art deco ambience. Continue reading

Cher Announces Upcoming “Dress To Kill Tour” Upon Release Of Her 26th Solo Album

SUPERSTARTICKETS.COM UNVEILS OFFICIAL TOUR SCHEDULE & PRE-SALE TICKET DEALS

With Cher’s 26th album having just been released on September 24th, 2013, Cher announced she will be hitting the road once more on a cross-country tour beginning March 22nd in Phoenix, AZ. Cher’s last album, “Living Proof” had an astonishing record-breaking world tour which ended in 2005.

Cher Dressed to Kill Tour

The globally recognized icon, Cher, is returning to center stage with an upcoming North American tour starting in Phoenix, AZ on March 22nd, 2014. Cher famously bid her fans adieu in her famed “Farewell Tour” but has decided she isn’t quite ready to call it quits just yet. The 67-year-old singer/songwriter has decided to take the United States by storm once more for her upcoming, “Dress To Kill Tour” where she is expected to be performing songs from her recent album, “Closer To The Truth,” among many other legendary classics. Upcoming on-sale dates for tickets to Cher’s upcoming tour have been announced, but eager fans can secure their pre-sale Cher tickets today at www.SuperStarTickets.com.

Cher’s “Dress To Kill Tour” Official Dates:

March 22: Phoenix, Ariz. – US Airways Center

March 26: Dallas, Texas – American Airlines Center

March 28: Little Rock, Ark. – Verizon Arena

March 31: Nashville, Tenn. – Bridgestone Arena

April 2: Pittsburgh, Pa. – CONSOL Energy Center

April 4: Washington DC – Verizon Center

April 5: Uncasville, Conn. – Mohegan Sun Arena

April 9: Boston, Mass. – TD Garden

April 11: Indianapolis, Ind. – Bankers Life Fieldhouse

April 12: Detroit, Mich. – Joe Louis Arena

April 30: Columbus, Ohio – Nationwide Arena

May 5: Charlotte, NC – Time Warner Cable Arena

May 7: Raleigh, NC – PNC Arena

May 9: Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center

May 10: East Rutherford, NJ – IZOD Center

May 12: Atlanta, Ga. – Philips Arena

May 14: Jacksonville, Fla. – Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena

May 16: Orlando, Fla. – Amway Center

May 17: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. – BB&T Center

May 30: Lincoln, Neb. – Pinnacle Bank Arena

June 2: Louisville, Ky. – KFC Yum! Center

June 4: St. Louis, Miss. – Scottrade Center

June 6: Milwaukee, Wis. – BMO Harris Bradley Center

June 7: Chicago, Ill. – Allstate Arena

June 28: Seattle, Wash. – KeyArena

July 2: San Jose, Calif. – SAP Center at San Jose

July 5: Ontario, Calif. – Citizens Business Bank Arena

July 9: Anaheim, Calif. – Anaheim Center

July 11: San Diego, Calif. – Valley View Casino Center

The Dress To Kill Tour tickets are expected to sell out quickly, so fans should secure their Cher tickets while still available. Future tour dates and locations outside of the continental US have not been confirmed, but will be updated on www.SuperStarTickets.com as they become available.

Justin Timberlake Announces the expansion of The 20/20 Experience World Tour in the UK, Starting March 30Th, 2014

GRAMMY® AND EMMY® AWARD-WINNING ARTIST’S FIRST HEADLINING TOUR IN SIX YEARS WILL VISIT CITIES THROUGHOUT NORTH AMERICA, EUROPE, AUSTRALIA AND SOUTH AMERICA THE EXPERIENCE CONTINUES WITH THE RELEASE OF THE 20/20 EXPERIENCE – 2 OF 2 AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE IN STORES NOW

TKO #1 MOST ADDED SONG TOP 40 AND RHYTHM CROSSOVER RADIO

Justin Timberlake announced today The 20/20 Experience World Tour will continue through UK/Europe starting March 30th. After dominating the global charts in 2013 with the releases of The 20/20 Experience, and The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2 available worldwide in stores today, Timberlake will bring his electrifying live shows to fans with a global tour. The newly announced UK/European tour will include stops in London, Paris, Zurich, and Berlin and more. The Emmy® and Grammy® award winning musician will kick off his captivating worldwide tour this year on October 31st in Montreal, QC Canada.  The 20/20 Experience World Tour is promoted worldwide by Live Nation Global Touring.

LIVE NATION JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE

The 20/20 Experience, has been critically well received and is the year’s best selling album with over 3.5 million sold to date worldwide. The album marks Timberlake with the biggest male debut in five years as well as the biggest digital debut in U.S. history by a male artist.  The 20/20 Experience held the #1 spot in both the Top 200 (3 weeks) and R&B album chart (10 weeks).  In just its first week of release all 10 tracks charted on the digital songs chart and have sold over 6.2 million tracks in the US.  The album has reached platinum status in three other countries as well as gold status in nine other

THE 20/20 EXPERIENCE - 2 OF 2 Album cover

THE 20/20 EXPERIENCE – 2 OF 2 Album cover

countries tracks.

The latest single “TKO” is the #1 most added song at Top 40 and Rhythm Crossover and immediately entered the top 10 charts on iTunes and has continued to stay there. “TKO” has debuted Top 10 on iTunes in 17 markets  worldwide since its release.

Tickets for the UK/European leg of The 20/20 Experience World Tour will go on sale beginning Friday, October 4th (see listings).  Justin Timberlake’s all-new fan club, The Tennessee Kids (#TNKids), will have access to a pre-sale starting on October 1st.  Fans should visit http://thetennesseekids.justintimberlake.com to register for the fan club and receive a special code to access the pre-sale.  A pre-sale for MasterCard cardholders will also begin on October 1st.

A full list of cities, venues and public on-sale dates is listed below. For the latest information regarding pre-sale and on-sale dates, please visit www.justintimberlake.com.  Hashtag:  #JT2020TOUR Continue reading