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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Photo of the Day: Taiko Bridge at Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine

Sumiyoshi Taisha Shrine is located in Osaka, Japan and is one of Japan's oldest shrines. Pictured here is the Sorihashi Bridge (also known as Taiko Bridge) located within the shrine grounds.

Sumiyoshi Taisha Bridge

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SELFISH THINGS Kicks Off "The Virtue Tour" Next Week Supporting William Ryan Key

Selfish Things is gearing up to kick off their 2019 touring schedule with "The Virtue Tour" next week. In support of William Ryan Key (formerly of Yellowcard) alongside Pure Noise Records labelmate Cory Wells, the tour kicks off on February 22nd in Atlanta and will travel to cities across the United States and Canada for 6 weeks before wrapping up on April 2nd in Nashville. For a full list of shows, please see below or visit: http://www.selfishthingsband.com


While taking their name from Jimmy Eat World's "23", with unmatched determination Selfish Things prove they are neither selfish nor self-serving. Having spent years cultivating and nurturing his raw, natural talent, dedication to musicianship and songwriting, frontman Alex Biro founded Selfish Things. All of this, in the hope of shedding light on one simple, yet oftentimes overlooked, concept - honesty.

With new music in the works and an exciting touring schedule ahead, 2019 is already promising to be a monumental year for Selfish Things. For more information, head to http://www.purenoise.net.

Upcoming Selfish Things Tour Dates:
2/22 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
2/23 - Orlando, FL @ Soundbar
2/24 - Tampa, FL @ Crowbar
2/26 - Chapel Hill, NC @ Cat's Cradle
2/27 - Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery
3/1 - Brooklyn, NY @ Baby's All Right
3/2 - Philadelphia, PA @ Foundry
3/3 - Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
3/5 - Toronto, ON @ Sneaky Dee's
3/7 - Lakewood, OH @ Mahall's
3/8 - Pontiac, MI @ The Pike Room
3/9 - Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
3/10 - St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
3/12 - Denver, CO @ Globe Hall
3/13 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Urban Lounge
3/15 - Portland, OR @ Paris Theatre
3/16 - Vancouver, BC @ The Roxy
3/17 - Seattle, WA @ Barboza
3/19 - San Francisco, CA @ Bottom Of The Hill
3/21 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
3/22 - Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
3/23 - San Diego, CA @ HOB Voodoo Room
3/24 - Phoenix, AZ @ Rebel Lounge
3/26 - Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
3/28 - Austin, TX @ Barracuda
3/29 - Dallas, TX @ Three Links
3/30 - San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger
3/31 - Houston, TX @ House of Blues
4/2 - Nashville, TN @ The High Watt
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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Vancouver International Auto Show Celebrates BC’s Love Affair with the Automobile

Vancouver, BC: In honour of Valentine’s Day, the Vancouver International Auto Show is proud to unveil a sneak peak list of special “cars we love” – some of the highly anticipated vehicles coming to the 2019 event!

We love the Genesis Essentia Concept Car for its exceptional lines and elegance, as well as the combination of modern touring car married to electric technology.


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We love the Felino Supercar. We especially love that it’s Canadian made and designed by Canadian racing driver Antoinne Bessette
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We love BUMBLEBEE because everyone loves Transformers!
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We love the throwback to one of the most iconic cars of the late 60’s to early 2000’s- the 2020 Toyota Supra!

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And we really love the world-famous Ken Block Hoonicorn because who doesn’t love a vehicle that does a four wheel burnout!

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For more detailed information about the Vancouver Auto Show, March 19 -24, 2019, and its many features, visit: www.VancouverInternationalAutoShow.com




 
Use code FAM2019 and get The Family Pass (two adults and two kids 12 and under)! Valid until 11:55pm on March 18!

 

About the Vancouver International Auto Show
The Vancouver International Auto Show is owned and operated by the New Car Dealers Association of BC (www.newcardealers.ca). It is British Columbia’s new model showcase for the Canadian automotive industry and represents nearly 40 distinct brands from the world’s leading manufacturers.
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Sunday, February 10, 2019

Goliath Games Ultimate Prize Pack Giveaway


Sponsored By: Goliath Games
Hosted By: Love, Mrs. Mommy

Goliath is one of the few global family-owned toy companies in the industry and continues to be one of the fastest growing companies in the world!

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ONE (1) lucky winner will receive the Ultimate Game Prize Pack from Goliath Games! ($100 RV)

Pop The Pig
Greedy Granny
Shark Bite
Catch the Fox
Doggie Doo


Giveaway open to US and Canada and must be 18+ to enter. Giveaway ends March 10th, 2019 at 11:59pm EST. Be sure to come back daily for more chances to win.

Also we all “love it if you like us” on Facebook! If you like our blogs on social media it helps us bring you only the best giveaways and more of them! If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.


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Friday, January 18, 2019

Playtime With Puppy Dog Pals DVD Giveaway


Welcome to the 
PLAYTIME WITH PUPPY DOG PALS DVD Giveaway

They're cute, cuddly and all collared up for pup-tacular adventures! While their owner Bob is away, adorable puppy brothers Bingo and Rolly embark on wacky missions stretching from their own backyard to amazing locations all around the world! With support from their "big sister" Hissy, a neighborhood full of animal friends and Bob's high-tech inventions, these hilarious heroes are always ready to unleash totally paw-some fun!



This giveaway is part of our Valentine's Day Gift Guide
Stop by to see all the giveaways and great products.


Sponsored By: Thirty-One Gifts


Below is a list of all the bloggers involved in the gift guide giveaways.

 This giveaway's Sponsor is:

Walt Disney Studios


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ONE (1) lucky winner will receive:

Playtime With Puppy Dog Pals DVD

 PUPPY DOG PALS: PLAYTIME WITH PUPPY DOG PALS


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Giveaway open to US Residents only and must be 18+ to enter. Giveaway ends February 7th, 2019 at 11:59pm EST. Be sure to come back daily for more chances to win.

Also we all “love it if you like us” on Facebook! If you like our blogs on social media it helps us bring you only the best giveaways and more of them! If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.


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Disclosure: Bloggers in this giveaway were not compensated and are not responsible for prize fulfillment.  This giveaway is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site. You are not eligible if you have won a prize from any of the sponsors in the last 12 months. Winner has 48 hours to reply before a replacement winner will be drawn.

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Yours Truly Announces New EP "Afterglow," Share New Video "Circles"


Sydney, AUS - January 17, 2019 - Fresh off signing to Australian label UNFD, pop punk darlings Yours Truly have announced their forthcoming EP, Afterglow. Set to be released on April 12th, 2019, Yours Truly are giving fans the first taste of Afterglow with lead single "Circles" - a female empowerment anthem with fierce Paramore vibes. Fans can check out the music video, which features cameos from a number of lead singer Mikaila's vocal students: youtu.be/-TPKTn6qd5c. For more information or to pre-order the album, please visit: unfd.lnk.to/Afterglow.


For more information, please visit:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/yourstrulypoppunk
Twitter: www.twitter.com/yourstruly_band
Instagram: www.instagram.com/yourstruly_band

Afterglow Tracklisting:
1. Circles
2. I Can't Feel
3. High Hopes
4. Delusional Paradise
5. Afterglow
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Thursday, January 17, 2019

A Look at DisneyNature's “Penguins"


BURBANK, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2019) – As Disneynature celebrates 10 years since its first feature-film debut, its newest conservation intitiative—this one tied to the upcoming big-screen adventure “Penguins”—was revealed today. For every ticket sold opening week (April 17-23, 2019), Disneynature will make a donation to the Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN) to help protect penguins across the southern hemisphere.



To capture the stunning footage for “Penguins,” a team of the best polar experts in the world traveled to four different locations over the course of three years for a total of nearly 900 camera days. Temperatures dropped below -40 degrees on several occasions and winds twice topped 150 mph while filmmakers were on location. Their efforts resulted in the extraordinary story of Steve who promises to charm audiences worldwide. “It’s so fun to watch Steve compete with all the other penguins to set up his nest and win his mate,” said Conli. “It’s hard not to relate to this guy.”

“Penguins” will be the first-ever Disneynature film released in IMAX®. The film will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of the IMAX EXPERIENCE® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-Mastering) technology.
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