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FREE conference for freelancers

5 Sep

Freelancing is now the fastest growing segment of the labor force—nearly one in ten people categorize themselves as an independent contractor of some kind. Some have been at it for a long time, others are just starting out.

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur, or want to brush up on your skills or find new ways to market yourself, expand your client base or upgrade your services, then have we got the hook up for you!

On September 24, 2010, you’re invited to attend the International Freelancers Day webinar and conference ABSOLUTELY FREE!

That’s right, folks! This two-day event is the biggest ever FREE online conference of its kind that caters specifically to solo professionals.

There’s no catch.

No hidden fees.

No “OK-now-you-have-to-pay-to-watch-the-rest” gimmicks.

All need to do is register for the conference, confirm your registration and log in to attend.

It’s. That. Simple.

A sampling of the topics covered by the 25 presenters include:

•    How to Impress Clients and Win More Projects
•    A Simple System for Landing More of the Work You Quote
•    How to Pick the Right Niche Market
And more!

This is a totally awesome opportunity that you won’t want to miss. I’m sooo checking this one out… I think you should, too!

For more information, visit http://www.internationalfreelancersday.com

Haydain Neale (JackSoul) Tribute

1 Dec

Hey Everyone,

One of Toronto’s greats has passed. it’s only proper that we pay our respects in a way that would make him smile. 😀  I will do what I have to to be at Hayden’s tribute on Monday evening, please join me as ALL proceeds go to his family trust.

See ya there Rico

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A Celebration of The Life and Music of Haydain Neale (JackSoul) featuring:

MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2009

PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE – TORONTO

19+/ General Admission / Doors:  7:00PM – Show:  9:00PM

On Monday, December 7, 2009, Haydain Neale’s friends and peers will join on stage to celebrate the life and music of one ofCanada’s most beloved artists. Haydain Neale’s legendary voice had been missing from the Canadian music scene

since a serious motor accident in the summer of 2007, but his strength and perseverance during his recovery was moving and inspiring.

Over the past two years, with the unwavering love and support of his wife Michaela, daughter Yasmin and numerous others, Neale finished production on the album he started almost 3 years ago. While privately battling cancer, Haydain went back into the studio with his fellow jacksoul band mates to complete the record.

On December 1, jacksoul will be releasing SOULmate, a collection of all new remarkable songs that tell

of love, hope and endurance, set to his trademark unstoppable beats.  With past hits like “Can’t Stop”, and “Still Believe in Love, jacksoul has been internationally heralded as an incredible artist that delivers soul stirring and intoxicating music.

Executive produced by Haydain and Michaela Neale, SOULmate is the fifth release from jacksoul, and is comprised of ten new tracks that showcase a powerful voice in R&B/Soul music, a potent mix of smooth vocals and tight beats, and showcases the simplicity of brilliant songwriting.

More http://www.jacksoul.com |  Buy JackSoul’s latest track on iTunes for $0.99 here

Tickets on sale @ 10:00am Wednesday, December 2nd

Tickets available all Ticketmaster Outlets or call 416-870-8000 to charge by phone.

Order online at  www.ticketmaster.ca

Tickets (incl. GST) $20.00: General Admission (plus FMF and service charges)

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE HAYDAIN NEALE FAMILY TRUST

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For more show information please contact:

Katherine McFarlane, REMG Entertainment, 416-203-3509 katherine@remgentertainment.com

For press accreditations please email: Erica Silver, erica.silver@sonymusic.com

MACBETH REFLECTED

24 Nov

Nationally acclaimed Theatre Jones Roy announces new work to premiere in Toronto this winter MACBETH REFLECTED

A stunning re-envisioning of Shakespeare’s macabre masterpiece Following a national tour of their two-time Dora Award winning hit Pyaasa and the critically acclaimed Letters to my Grandma, Theatre Jones Roy is back in Toronto this winter with the world premiere of their newest work Macbeth Reflected. The Shakespearean adaptation was created by director Thomas Morgan Jones and features John Ng and Mary Ashton. Macbeth Reflected opens January 19th, 2009 at the Lower Ossington Theatre. “This have I thought good to deliver thee, my dearest partner of greatness…what greatness is promised thee.” In Macbeth Reflected, we find the perfect meeting of Lust in the personal and in the political, revealing the insidious nature of the Macbeths’ all-consuming greed for power, which festers and breeds in private. As their lust destroys the Macbeths’ minds and marriage, Scotland crumbles around them. Using Shakespeare’s iconic Macbeth, Jones’ adaption takes the focus off the grand action of the public story, and concentrates solely on Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Macbeth Reflected features Lighting Design by David DeGrow, Sound Design by Thomas Ryder Payne and Set and Costume Design by Kelly Wolf.

Show information for Macbeth Reflected Venue:

Lower Ossington Theatre

Previews: Saturday, January 16 and Sunday, January 17, 2010

Opens: Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Closes: Sunday, January 24, 2010 Tuesday to Saturday 8 PM; Saturday matinee 2:30 PM; Sunday 4 PM;

Previews 8 PM Tickets: Regular $25, S/S $20, matinee $15; Sunday PWYC Tickets are available through the Arts Box Office (416)504-7529, at www.artsboxoffice.ca, or at the door.

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