The Chic Index Features Chiu-Ti Jansen in 15 Self-Styled Looks


New York (PRWEB) December 17, 2014

CHINA HAPPENINGS is pleased to announce that its founder Chiu-Ti Jansen appears in a featured profile of The Chic Index, a subscription-based blog dedicated to the individuals with distinctive styles. The series, consisting of portraits and corresponding interviews, includes 15 looks and will appear in 15 separate installments. A link to the profiles main page is attached: http://thechicindex.com.

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International Cutting Edge Fashion Designer Kaye Morales Creating Her 2015 Samurai Collection for the US Market


Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2014

International designer and trailblazer, Kaye Morales, sharpens the edge of style once again with her latest collection Samurai Fall/Winter 2015. The young designer grew up in the Philippines and studied at the prestigious Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London.

Her Kaye Morales line has quickly become one of the most striking and stunning collections on the scene worldwide. Kaye has been featured everywhere from Cosmopolitan to Womens Health Magazine, as well as countless fashion shows. Her brand also includes pieces for both men and women.

After making her US debut at Style Fashion Week in Los Angeles this October, Kaye returned back to the Philippines to work on her next collection. True to form, each piece in the 2015 collection is one of a kind, allowing the wearer to have a unique love affair with the item. Kaye heavily pulled inspiration from Japanese Samurais and their burning desire to succeed, even in times of darkness.

Honor, nobility, courage, and strength, depict the characteristics of a Samurai, says Morales. These traits are manifested through her hand-sewn beads, unforgettable patterns, and enigmatic prints, giving each piece individual flare.

Kaye strikes a revolutionary midpoint between urban street wear and class, punk and sophistication, and elegance. Theres no one quite as edgy as she is, and certainly no one as individualistic. With everything from ready to wear to high fashion chic to bridal and avant-garde, her pieces are sure to stun. Her one of a kind pieces range from $ 1000.00 on up and available by special order.

Her latest collection features a gorgeous lineup of chic dresses, gowns and mens separates. They are sure to amaze the fashion world in 2015.

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About Kaye Morales:

Kaye Morales offers a wide range of clothing from formal wears, gowns for all occasions, womenswear and menswear. http://www.kayemorales.com







Provisions: Enhance your recreation and travel experience

Provisions: Enhance your recreation and travel experience
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Project to enhance recreation along South Platte River to begin in fall
South Metro residents will begin to see improvements to the South Platte River near Oxford Avenue and the Broken Tee Golf Course over the next few years as a large project to enhance recreational use along the river is slated to get underway next fall.
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Parks and Recreation Department receives Governor's Award
The Grand Island Parks and Recreation Department has been awarded the Nebraska Amateur Softball Association Governor's Award. Parks and Recreation Director Todd McCoy accepted the award at the recent Nebraska Amateur Softball Association state …
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Grammy-Nominee Paul Avgerinos Shares Messages of Love and Devotion, Garners Grammy


Redding, CT (PRWEB) December 12, 2014

Paul Avgerinos is one of the Giants of New Age Ambience according to the writers at All Music Guide. BHAKTI, his 21st album, celebrates East and West with Avgerinos compositions performed by an impressive list of top talent on classical Eastern and Western instruments mixed with Bollywood beats and uplifting vocals; Avgerinos himself sings and directs sound design, as well as performing on keyboards and bass, nylon, steel, 12-string, and echo slide guitars. Members of The Recording Academy embraced the popular album with a Grammy

The Phoenician Celebrates the Holiday Season with Traditional and Contemporary Offerings


Scottsdale, Ariz (PRWEB) December 09, 2014

The Phoenician, Arizonas premier AAA Five Diamond resort destination, celebrates the season with an extensive collection of holiday experiences. Throughout the month of December, guests, visitors and local residents can participate in timeless Phoenician traditions as well as new signature offerings.

On Saturday, December 27, from 4 p.m.-7 p.m., the historic Jokake Inn will play host to the second annual Up & Away Winter Holiday, complete with cookie decorating, face painting, a horse-drawn carriage, live music and rides in tethered hot air balloons. Author Emily Randolph and Photo Illustrator Dan Merchant will be on-hand to sign purchased copies of the resorts latest childrens book, Fun at The Phoenician with Phoe-Phoe & Friends. Youngsters can sip on house-made hot cocoa while adults can enjoy festive cocktails from a cash bar. This enchanting evening is complimentary to registered guests and the general public.

New to The Phoenician this year is the Whole Lotta Hole Golf Gala on Sunday, December 28, from 3 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. Golfers and novices are invited to test their putting prowess with large, 15-inch cups. Tickets are $ 30 per person, which includes green fees for 9 holes, cart rental, one beer or two non-alcoholic beverages, light appetizers and prizes. Reservations are required through the Golf Shop (480-423-2450). This fun program is open to registered guests and the general public.

In addition to these contemporary offerings, The Phoenicians lineup of traditional pursuits includes:

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Saturday, December 13, in Il Terrazzo

$ 45 per adult; children 3-12 years old, $ 30

Open to registered guests, as well as the general public

A holiday favorite that is sure to capture the spirit of the season, this time-honored tradition includes cookie decorating with the resorts award-winning pastry team, as well as photos with Santa. Reservations required at (480) 423-2530.

EVENING CACTUS GARDEN LIGHT TOUR

6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in December

Complimentary to registered guests and the general public (Meet at the Caf

Stay at Chelsea Bridge Apartments with Easy Access to the Christmas Lights in London and Get Special 2014/2015 Seasonal Rates


London England (PRWEB UK) 8 December 2014

The capital city becomes an even more desirable destinations with the Christmas lights on. The festive atmosphere keeps the visitors outside on the streets, well-entertained and admiring the glamorous decorations. The Oxford Street Christmas lights are among the most famous and attracts thousands to the West End during the Christmas and New Years period. Once again, the 1,778 white orbs, are glittering for the 55th time in 2014. The newest additions in London this year are, a giant 22ft tall silver reindeer at Covent Gardens and the ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb theme images, at Regent Street, celebrating the release of the film. The most charming probably is Bond Street with its elegant white peacocks: the new one million illumination project. Undoubtedly, Slone Square and Knights Bridge remain the most expensive shopping area with their distinctive seasonal luxury touch.

Chelsea Bridge Apartments shines with a new Christmas decorations for the 2014 Christmas season. The stream of blue lights is well visible from a distance and two sparkling Reindeers welcome our guests at the main entrance. The property is located just across the Chelsea Bridge, situated conveniently within walking distance from Slone Square, and Oxford Street is only a short bus journey away. Chelsea Bridge apartments are a great alternative to a hotel, and a home away from home as many guests have commented. All apartments are refurbished to a very high standard with fully fitted kitchens and spacious living rooms. Concierge services and on duty staff are available 24 hours per day. Daily cleaning is provided for a stress free and more enjoyable stay with compliments from the Chelsea Bridge Apartments. Special seasonal deals this winter and further reduced rates for returning guests.







Old Town


Old Town, Maine (PRWEB) December 03, 2014

Old Town Canoes & Kayaks, a brand steeped in craftsmanship, innovation and tradition, has announced that their new canoe/kayak hybrid the NEXT, has won the Gear Of The Year award from 50 Campfires, The Camping Authority.

The Old Town NEXT is a light, single-seat, solo watercraft that integrates Old Towns top canoe and kayak features from their 100+ years of paddlesport experience. Its ideal for both single- and double-bladed paddles, with a low profile and pronounced tumblehome for easy, natural paddling. The NEXT 3-layer hull, renowned for its performance and durability, has a subtle rocker for straight, smooth tracking. It also features Old Towns removable Element seating system for all-day comfort and performance.

50 Campfires is a leading resource within the outdoor industry for camping recipes, camp tips, gear reviews, locations and more. They will dedicate a full page to the Old Town NEXT in an upcoming edition of their digital magazine, as well as an editorial on why 50 Campfires believes the canoe-kayak hybrid deserved the award.

According to designers at Old Town, they developed the NEXT to meet the needs of a new generation of outdoor adventure and fitness enthusiasts who are interested in easy, fun and personal experiences on the water.

The announcement from 50 Campfires will coincide with their release of the annual

50 Campfires Magazine: Gear Of The Year edition on Monday, December 1, 2014.

Learn more at http://www.paddlenext.com and http://www.oldtowncanoe.com.

Old Town

GeekNation forges partnership with VIIVIIVII & Advanced Management


Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 03, 2014

The digital content producer and distributor GeekNation has partnered with VIIVIIVII, a celebrity brand marketing agency, and Advanced Management, a full-service talent management company, to create original brand integrated content. The partnerships will give GeekNation the ability to cater to a new demographic of viewers, as well as bring a new pool of talent to create content around.

VIIVIIVII, led by CEO Ken Collis, brings a respectable cache of high-end clientele from the pop culture world, as well as a broad and deep pool of advertisers, whose brands will be integrated into GeekNations current and new shows including: Chakras by Didi; Magic Nutrition; Keeki Pure and Simple Skin Care; Sunjack and Thoughtful Foods. Collis, who also brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise with his advertising, marketing, and strategic corporate alignment networks, calls the relationship an opportunity of a lifetime. Clare Kramer, Founder and CEO of GeekNation states GeekNations service to existing clients and audience base will benefit from the marketing and branding capabilities VIIVIIVII garners, whilst providing a creative outlet and distribution platform for VIIVIIVIIs existing clients.

Advanced Management is also playing a key role in original content creation by bringing a vast group of new talent, who are exceedingly recognizable in their respective genres, to the table. Partner Gary Ousdahl of Advanced Management states the union between GeekNation and Advanced Management proves to be one of great success, with several shows in the works being developed around our clients. Additionally, Advanced and VIIVIIVII have a long standing relationship, with many clients of Advanced being represented by VIIVIIVII. The synergy between all parties will surely generate engaging content as well an influx of revenue stream, states Advanced Management Manager Gary Reichman. In addition, Advanced Managements team is supporting GeekNation with acquisitions and management.

I am incredibly excited about our partnerships with both VIIVIIVII and Advanced Management, states Oren Kamara, Head of Production & Acquisitions for GeekNation. These alliances are ideal for us, representing a monumental step toward long-term growth and longevity for all involved.

In 2015 audiences can expect to well see over a dozen new original shows, many of which stem from these new partnership deals. As well, in December GeekNation will be launching newly acquired content on their platform.

GeekNation l http://www.geeknation.com

GeekNation is a Los Angeles-based website for content creation, production & distribution. Founded by actress Clare Kramer and former film producer Brian R. Keathley, GeekNation recently named film producer, Oren Kamara, as Head of Production & Acquisitions. The site provides news, articles, audio podcasts, videos, television shows and motion movie posters, or “Mosters”. GeekNation operates out

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