Articles by David Thompson

ACIDIC Joins 20th Anniversary VANS Warped Tour

ACIDIC Joins 20th Anniversary VANS Warped Tour ACIDIC Joins 20th Anniversary VANS Warped Tour in Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Albuquerque, Mesa, Las Vegas, Pomona, Mountain View and Ventura

Four Day Weekend

Four Day Weekend Four Day Weekend - guiding small businesses to success through comedy

LION ARK

LION ARK Lion Ark is all live action and commentary, close up and personal, right in the thick of the rescue. As close as you get to these animals, understanding them and the effects of circus life

Unbearable – Hell on wheels for circus bears touring the U.S.

Unbearable – Hell on wheels for circus bears touring the U.S. Bears used as performers in circus acts live in appalling conditions.

Michelle Danner, Director of "Hello Herman" Starring Norman Reedus

Michelle Danner, Director of "Hello Herman" Starring Norman Reedus Artistic Director at Edgemar Center of the Arts in Santa Monica and one of the most successful acting coaches in Hollywood debuts as film director

Victory! Colombia Passes Wild Animal Circus Ban

Victory! Colombia Passes Wild Animal Circus Ban After 6 years of pressing from Animal Defenders International, Colombia finally bans wild animals from circuses

Colombia Takes Another Step Towards Circus Animal Ban

Colombia Takes Another Step Towards Circus Animal Ban Senate Commission V of Colombia amended and approved the draft law (Law 244/12) banning the use of animals in circuses, allowing Plenary to pass this initiative

“Weaving the Past: Journey of Discovery”

“Weaving the Past:  Journey of Discovery” It's difficult to connect with the past of only two or three generations ago. For filmmaker Walter Dominguez, preserving the memory of his grandfather was the initial impulse behind the documentary “Weaving the Past: Journey of Discovery.”

U.S. Companies Under Pressure to End Animal Tests as Europe Bans the Sale of Cosmetics Tested on Animals

U.S. Companies Under Pressure to End Animal Tests as Europe Bans the Sale of Cosmetics Tested on Animals The sale of cosmetics tested on animals is now banned in the European Union -- Animal Defenders International is working hard to make America follow in their footsteps.

Bob Barker Spearheads New ADI Campaign to End Elephant Suffering at Fairs

Bob Barker Spearheads New ADI Campaign to End Elephant Suffering at Fairs Animal Defenders International has launched the first nationwide initiative in America against the use of elephants for entertainment. At the heart of the campaign is a new DVD narrated by Bob Barker entitled ‘No Fun For Elephants.’

ACIDIC opens for Hinder on their North American Tour!

ACIDIC opens for Hinder on their North American Tour! Southern California based alternative rock band ACIDIC will join Hinder on their North American tour kicking off February 21st in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Tickets and concert info are available at http://acidicband.com/

ACIDIC HITS THE ROAD AGAIN ON TRAPT “REBORN” TOUR

ACIDIC HITS THE ROAD AGAIN ON TRAPT “REBORN” TOUR Southern California based alternative rock band ACIDIC joins Trapt on Tour kicking off January 17th in Seattle, Washington and ending February 10th in Clifton Park, New York. Tickets and concert info available at http://acidicband.com/

Rose-Tu’s Baby Must Not Be Handed to Elephant Abusers

Rose-Tu’s Baby Must Not Be Handed to Elephant Abusers We are appalled at the prospect of Rose-Tu's baby being handed over to Have Trunk Will Travel, considering the abuse seen on our video, and call upon the Oregon Zoo to rescind the agreement, in light of the evidence we have provided

TANNA FREDERICK AND ROBERT STANDLEY STAR IN N. RICHARD NASH’S CLASSIC “THE RAINMAKER”

TANNA FREDERICK AND ROBERT STANDLEY STAR IN N. RICHARD NASH’S CLASSIC “THE RAINMAKER” “The Rainmaker” is a classic romantic comedy written by N. Richard Nash. Presented by The Rainbow Theater Company in association with Edgemar Center for the Arts. Starring Tanna Frederick.

The American Highway is No Place For Elephants

The American Highway is No Place For Elephants Accident in Mississippi increases calls from Animal Defenders International (ADI) for an end to the use of wild animals in traveling circuses.

Bob Barker to Receive Lord Houghton Award

Bob Barker to Receive Lord Houghton Award The Lord Houghton Award is given to Bob Barker in recognition of his lifetime achievements for animals, his generosity, and his campaigning leadership – from ending every show with a plea for owners to neuter pet to presenting evidence to Congress

Hart Getzen's "Echo's Revenge" Kicks Off The Summer Reading Season!

Hart Getzen's "Echo's Revenge" Kicks Off The  Summer Reading Season! Parents! Are you looking for a fun and entertaining book for your kid to read this summer? Hart Getzen’s Echo’s Revenge is the answer for the gamer who would rather kill a few zombies in their video game than kill an hour reading a book.

Tanna Frederick, Iowa native, Project Cornlight Founder and Hollywood actor, to be honored with 2012 CineCause Award at Julien Dubuque International Film Festival

Tanna Frederick, Iowa native, Project Cornlight Founder and Hollywood actor, to be honored with 2012 CineCause Award at Julien Dubuque International Film Festival Critically acclaimed actress Tanna Frederick, who is the Founder of Project Cornlight (www.ProjectCornlight.org), adds another accolade to her resume this weekend as she is honored at the inaugural Julien Dubuque International Film Festival

Tanna Frederick to Star in Henry Jaglom's "The 'M' Word" -Romantic Comedy is Latest Film from Director Henry Jaglom

Tanna Frederick to Star in Henry Jaglom's "The 'M' Word" -Romantic Comedy is Latest Film from Director Henry Jaglom Tanna Frederick will star in indie film director Henry Jaglom’s romantic comedy “The ‘M’ Word.” Corey Feldman (Lost Boys), Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos) and Francis Fisher (Janie Jones) will co-star

Filmmaker Daron Ker-Bridging the Gap Between Cultures

Filmmaker Daron Ker-Bridging the Gap Between Cultures For filmmaker Daron Ker, bridging the gap between the two cultures is at the root of his passion for storytelling and the driving force behind his burgeoning career

Michelle Danner and The Actor's Golden Box

Michelle Danner and The Actor's Golden Box The Acting Studio at Edgemar Center for the Arts presents The Actor’s Golden Box, a two-day intensive program of training taught by renowned acting coach Michelle Danner.

ACIDIC's New Album "Chronic Satisfaction" to be Released September 20th-Single "Uninspired" Available Now

ACIDIC's New Album "Chronic Satisfaction" to be Released September 20th-Single "Uninspired" Available Now Los Angeles based alternative rock band ACIDIC is gearing up for the highly anticipated release of “Chronic Satisfaction,” their 3rd full-length album, on Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Dr. Nathaniel J. Williams Goes Overseas To Visit America's Troops for Black History Month

Dr. Nathaniel J. Williams Goes Overseas To Visit America's Troops for Black History Month Author and motivational speaker, Dr. Nathaniel J. Williams, will visit troops this February and March as part of an Armed Forces Entertainment tour in celebration of Black History Month.

Tanna Frederick Stars in "Sylvia" at Edgemar Theatre Opening May 20

Tanna Frederick Stars in "Sylvia" at Edgemar Theatre Opening May 20 Earlier this year, Tanna Frederick was a hit in “Sylvia” at the Sierra Madre Playhouse. Now she brings the remounted production to the Westside with award-winning director Gary Imhoff and award-winning production designer Joel Daavid

Michelle Danner Directs Feature Film "Hello Herman"

Michelle Danner Directs Feature Film "Hello Herman" Michelle Danner, Artistic Director at Edgemar Center of the Arts and one of the most successful acting coaches in Hollywood, is directing the film version of John Buffalo Mailer´s "Hello Herman" starring Norman Reedus and Garrett Backstrom

Joan Benedict Steiger - Honored at Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival

Joan Benedict Steiger - Honored at Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Joan Benedict Steiger Honored At Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival

Stephen Francis Jones Designs Manhattan Beach Post

Stephen Francis Jones Designs Manhattan Beach Post When celebrity chef David LeFevre, formerly of The Water Grill in downtown Los Angeles, thought up the challenging design of creating a space for his hip new eatery Manhattan Beach Post, he sought out SFJones Architects

DENVER FILM SOCIETY TO SCREEN “THE LONELIEST ROAD IN AMERICA” STARRING DENVER NATIVE COLIN MICHAEL DAY, MAY 5

       DENVER FILM SOCIETY TO SCREEN “THE LONELIEST ROAD IN AMERICA” STARRING DENVER NATIVE COLIN MICHAEL DAY, MAY 5 The Denver Film Society will host a screening of “The Loneliest Road in America” on Thursday, May 5th at 7 pm at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax, followed by a Q&A session with the film’s director Mardana Mayginnes and its star Colin Michael Day.

Actress Joan Benedict Steiger To Star in "Dead Border"

Actress Joan Benedict Steiger To Star in "Dead Border"
“I’m still learning after all these years,” says Joan Benedict Steiger. Even after a prolific career spanning stage, screen, and television – and inspiring romances with three devoted men – the veteran actress still finds each role a new challenge to experience and new terrain to explore

Tanna Frederick Stars in "Sylvia" at Sierra Madre Playhouse

Tanna Frederick Stars in "Sylvia" at Sierra Madre Playhouse Tanna Frederick is currently starring in "Sylvia" at the Sierra Madre Playhouse, running now through February 19.

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