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Music Artist - N8 Curtis - Pulsar Radio
Like a beacon of light in the darkest reaches of our Galaxy, Pulsar Radio's rock n roll transmission has finally arrived on planet earth and is the brainchild of singer/songwriter/drummer/producer N8 Curtis. After drumming, recording and touring in such bands as 28 Gates, Christian Death, Red Elvises and Outernational, N8 wanted to create a Space Rock project inspired by the likes of David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Bad Religion and Radiohead. Pulsar Radio has just released thier first single Sea Of Dreams (available on all streaming platforms) with plans to release thier debut EP Interstellar Sunday very soon! Stay Tuned to Reverb Nation for all the latest sounds from Space Rockers Pulsar Radio!
Danielle Gulley - Perpetualinnovations Presents - The King - A Theatrical Production 12/4/21 Event
Danielle Gulley comes back on I Am Refocused Radio with some of her team: Paul Cockfield, Patrice Owens, and Deance' Wyatt (via phone) to discuss - The King - A Theatrical Production
Date and time
Sat, December 4, 2021
7:30 PM – 10:30 PM CST
Real Life Amphitheater
16765 Lookout Road
Selma, TX 78154
The King, embodies the magic that happens on stage with your favorite Christmas characters, the Grinch, Scrooge, and Santa Claus. This family friendly production will reveal the inner child in the toughest of men, allowing you to explore the world of, The King. With a perfected blend of theatrics, singing and dancing this masterpiece will take you on a journey that you will never want to leave.
Danielle Gulley, born in Santa Ana, California was enthralled with the stage at a young age. Born into a family of musical gospel legends, music is in her blood. She began blazing her own trail by singing, writing, acting, and producing. Danielle is no stranger to the stage, making her debut at the young age of three. Over a 30 year span she has graced the stage with her presence by way of pageants, national theatrical performances, lead vocalist in concerts, background singing for Grammy Award winning Fred Hammond, and the list goes on.
Danielle competed in the Miss America system for over 5 years winning nearly every talent competition. She admits that pageantry was a great asset to her by preparing her for interviews, performing on a competition level, and being prepared at all times. After she completed her pageantry years she focused on singing, acting, and establishing her company, Perpetual Innovations Entertainment, LLC.
Danielle is an accomplished vocalist and has performed with many of the greats such as: Kool and the Gang, Glady’s Knight, Men at Large, El Debarge, The Gap Band, Juanita Bynum, Aretha Franklin, and so many more. Her acting career has placed her on stage with J.D. Lawrence, Fred Hammond, Kim Fields, Darrin Dewitt Henson, Christopher Williams, Judy Peterson, Vanessa Williams, Dave Hollister, Chante Moore, and Dottie Peoples just to name a few.
In 2006, Danielle was offered a position as the female understudy for the National touring stage play Issues We All Got’em by Laterras R. Whitfield. In 2007, she wrote, directed, and produced her own stage play called Itching Ears AKA When All Hell Breaks Loose. Her production traveled to over 4 states and reached over 10,000 people in a 2 year span. In 2008, she performed on Grammy Award winner Fred Hammond’s Warehouse Worship DVD. In 2010, she landed the leading lady role of Tammy in the hit gospel stage play called Heaven I Need a Hug by Kendrick D. Young. In 2011, Danielle performed on Fred Hammond’s album God Love & Romance which went Platinum. In the third quarter of 2013 Danielle received her first off Broadway credit, playing the lead role of Grace in the Off Broadway play Cain & Able directed by the king of dramedy, J.D. Lawrence. In the final quarter of 2013, she successfully completed a 20 city tour as the opening act for “Everybody Get Up” tour featuring Fred Hammond and United Tenors (Fred Hammond, Dave Hollister, Brian Courtney Wilson, and Eric Gulley). Danielle has completed her freshman album entitled “Soundtrack of Life: Act I” under her artist name DaniRob. In 2015 she wrote the Why Good Girls Become Bad Boys stage production, which has been featured in Texarkana, Texas, San Antonio, TX, and Washington, DC. In 2017 Danielle wrote, “The King”, which took the audience on a journey infusing some of your favorite Christmas characters such as: Grinch, Scrooge, and Santa Clause. The King is one of the most innovative theatrical...
Max Gall - Music Artist
Born in Heidelberg, Germany, Max Gall moved to a small town in Pennsylvania only two years into his life. Max is known for his unique chord structures and rhythmic acoustic guitar. His unique style and love of alternate tunings comes from an interest as a kid in players like Don Ross and Antoine Dufour, though before discovering that style he was raised on artist like Neil Young, Eddie Vedder and The Rolling Stones. His father always had an acoustic guitar around the house and would teach him little bits here and there, and once Max reached his teenage years he was hooked. Structuring songs became a way for him to express himself; an escape from the world around him that allowed him to unwind and reset.
During his high school years Max formed the band Coastal Remedy with some friends and went on to record two full length albums. After ten years of ups and downs he made the decision to join his drummer and longtime friend in Nashville, Tennessee to try his hand at a solo career. Like many independent artist Max is just finding his way; no matter where life takes him music will always be a part of his journey.
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HARRY SHUM JR. talks new horror-thriller BROADCAST SIGNAL INTRUSION
Harry Shum Jr. has proven himself to be a dynamic force in Hollywood. While he is perhaps best known for his role as Mike Chang on the hit series Glee, Shum has consistently embodied complex and meaningful characters, bringing depth and magnetic energy to the screen.
Shum was recently seen as the lead in Universal's romantic drama ALL MY LIFE, starring opposite Jessica Rothe. Inspired by real events, the film follows a couple whose wedding plans are thrown off course when the groom is diagnosed with liver cancer. All My Life released in theaters on Friday, December 4th, 2020.
Also, upcoming, Shum stars in the technological thriller, BROADCAST SIGNAL INTRUSION, opposite Chris Sullivan and Kelley Mack. Inspired by actual broadcast interruptions that occurred in the Windy City in the late 1980s, and remain unsolved to this day, the film is an unsettling journey into our collective technological nightmares.
He will soon be seen in A24's Sci-Fi film, EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE, starring opposite Michelle Yeoh, Stephanie Hsu, James Hong, Ke Huy Quan, and Jamie Lee Curtis, with the cryptic synopsis: It's about a 55 year old Chinese woman trying to finish her taxes.
He recently wrapped production in Vancouver on McG's production for Netflix's LOVE HARD. This romantic comedy follows an LA girl, unlucky in love, who falls for an East Coast guy on a dating app and decides to surprise him for Christmas, only to discover that she's been catfished. Shum will be seen alongside Nina Dobrev and Jimmy O. Yang.
His previous film credits include Warner Bros' massive hit CRAZY RICH ASIANS. The film, which features a historic all-Asian cast, was nominated for 2 Golden Globes, won Best Comedy at the Critics' Choice Awards, and was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the 2019 SAG awards. He also starred in the Netflix Original feature CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON II - THE GREEN DESTINY, the sequel to the Academy Award-winning martial arts film, Crouching Tiger, set 20 years later.
Other notable projects on the silver screen include ESCAPE PLAN 3: DEVIL'S STATION opposite Sylvester Stallone; BURN opposite Suki Waterhouse and Josh Hutcherson; CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON: SWORD OF DESTINY, REVENGE OF THE GREEN DRAGONS, MOMS' NIGHT OUT; STEP UP 2: THE STREETS, and WHITE FROG.
Shum has numerous TV credits as well, including the fan favorite SHADOWHUNTERS on Freeform, in which he starred as the eccentric warlock MAGNUS BANE, for which he won the People's Choice Awards Male TV Star in 2018. The series is based on the bestselling YA fantasy series The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare and follows a teenage girl who discovers on her 18th birthday that she comes from a long line of Shadowhunters, a group of human-angel hybrids who hunt down demons.
In addition, Shum starred in, produced and co-choreographed The LXD (LEGION OF EXTRAORDINARY DANCERS), an online dance adventure created by director Jon M. Chu (STEP UP 3D).
Passionate about children, Shum has partnered with The Conscious Kid Organization, which focuses on education, research, and policy dedicated to equality and promoting healthy racial identity development in youth while supporting organizations, families, and educators in taking action to disrupt racism in young children. Shum's heart also lies in working with the Anti-Racist Children's Book Education Fund initiative through this organization.
Born in San Jose, Costa Rica and raised in both Northern and Southern California, Shum began dancing in high school and soon after discovered acting. He currently resides in Los Angeles.
ABOUT BROADCAST SIGNAL INTRUSION starring Harry Shum Jr. (Glee, Crazy Rich Asians), Chris Sullivan (This Is...
Celebrity Vocal Coach Eric Vetro - "BACKSTAGE PASS" Podcast
"BACKSTAGE PASS" IS A NEW PODCAST HOSTED BY CELEBRITY VOCAL COACH ERIC VETRO, FEATURING CONVERSATIONS WITH ARIANA GRANDE, JOHN LEGEND, SHAWN MENDES, AND MORE
Backstage Pass with Eric Vetro launches October 20, 2021
There's one special thing the most famous singers in the world have in common: his name is Eric Vetro. From Ariana Grande to Shawn Mendes to John Legend, vocal coach Eric Vetro has been by the sides of your favorite singers for some of the most iconic moments in their careers. On "Backstage Pass," Vetro's celebrity students retrace their vocal journeys, from the very first song they ever sang and their favorite vocal exercises through the challenges they faced building their careers.
Eric Vetro is one of the country's most in-demand vocal coaches for a reason. For over 35 years, Vetro has worked in Hollywood with students that include A-list actors, Broadway singers, and global pop stars. They meet with him regularly to prepare for Broadway productions, movie musical roles, world tours and nationally televised awards shows. Even for the naturally gifted, professional singers prepare with the extreme discipline of runners getting ready for a marathon. Vetro sees students seven days a week, sometimes waking up in the middle of the night to warm up singers on tour many time zones away or teaching in unusual locations such as the backs of SUVs, alley ways, and even bathrooms before shows. Amid grueling tour schedules and high-pressure performances, he is there for these singers every step of the way. Bubbly, magnetic, and beloved by his students, he has the kind of personality that led Ariana Grande to tweet, "Eric Vetro is my favorite person ever."
Originally from a small city in upstate New York, Eric Vetro started an amateur vocal teaching practice, teaching his classmates how to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner." He went on to study voice and piano at NYU, finding a mentor in Lloyd Walser, a chorus master at the New York City Opera. Inspired by his targeted approach, Vetro does not try to make everyone sound the same, but rather emphasizes what makes a student sound special. He moved to LA in 1984 and has been growing his student list ever since.
"Backstage Pass" will include interviews with many of Vetro's vocal students, including Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Chloe Bailey, Rosalia, Camila Cabello, Vanessa Hudgens, Stephanie Beatriz, and John Legend. These intimate conversations will reveal the secrets behind how these performers hit those high notes (spoiler: one is a technique called "Silent Ferocious Lion's Yawn") and will emphasize why Eric has become the coach, therapist and friend to the most well-known singers in the music business.
Eric Vetro is the celebrity vocal coach to stars such as Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, John Legend, Camila Cabello, Katy Perry, Rita Ora, Chloe x Halle, Juanes, and Rosalia as well as the lead singers from bands like Haim, Weezer, Incubus and Muse. He has trained A-list actors for the movie musicals La La Land, Chicago, Judy, Mary Poppins Returns, Hairspray, Beauty and the Beast, Eurovision, In The Heights and Cinderella as well as the new releases Dear Evan Hansen, Tick Tick.Boom!, and Disney's Encanto. He has worked with many Disney stars who went on to have singing careers such as Vanessa Hudgens, Sabrina Carpenter, Ashley Tisdale, Olivia Holt, Laura Marano, and Dove Cameron. He has also worked with many Broadway actors including Tony-award winners Hugh Jackman and Bette Midler.
Backstage Pass with Eric Vetro - first 4 episodes
Episode 1: Ariana Grande
Eric talks with Ariana Grande about her vocal range, how Broadway influences her music, touring, and the struggles of perfect pitch and how it...
Samara Brown - NBC The Voice
Saved by Team Legend
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Resident: Brooklyn, NY
Samara grew up in the Bronx in a very religious and musical household. She was only allowed to listen to gospel music and naturally got her start singing in church. Samara was first introduced to secular music in college and found her calling in musical theater. After graduating, she joined a jazz ensemble and began traveling abroad to perform. Samara was inspired to take her music career even further after supporting her older sister Amanda Brown on Season 3 of "The Voice," who garnered fifth place overall. For the last few years, Samara has been gigging as a solo act and is ready to seize her moment on "The Voice".
Song: "Something He Can Feel," by Aretha Franklin
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The four-time Emmy-winning musical competition series "The Voice" returns with multi-platinum recording artist, Grammy Award winner, and talented actress Ariana Grande claiming her red chair alongside superstar Coaches Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, and Blake Shelton as they return for Season 21. Carson Daly returns as host. The show's innovative format features four stages of competition: Blind Auditions, Battle Rounds, Knockouts, and Live Performance Shows.
This season's Battle Advisors include Jason Aldean (Team Kelly), Kristin Chenoweth (Team Ariana), Camila Cabello (Team Legend), and Dierks Bentley (Team Blake). For the Knockouts, one superstar Mega Mentor will work with all the coaches and their teams.
In the Live Performance Shows, the top artists will compete against each other weekly during a live broadcast, and the television audience will vote to save their favorite artists. In the end, one artist will be named "The Voice" and receive the grand prize of a recording contract.
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