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Broomfield ballet company tours local schools with a rendition of Allison Flannery's "In the Hall of the Mountain King"

Broomfield ballet company tours local schools with a rendition of Allison Flannery’s “In the Hall of the Mountain King”

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The Daily Camera featured a story on the Broomfield ballet company, which has been touring local schools with a performance of Allison Flannery’s children’s book In the Hall of the Mountain King, illustrated by Vesper Stamper. The show–and the story–is a huge hit, receiving excellent reviews from its elementary school audience: “‘They were really great,’ said second-grader Grace […]

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The Colorado Conservatory of Dance will be performing In The Hall of the Mountain King

The Colorado Conservatory of Dance will be performing In The Hall of the Mountain King

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The Colorado Conservatory of Dance will be performing In The Hall of the Mountain King–based on Allison Flannery and Vesper Stamper’s illustrated children’s book–as this year’s spring program. Stay tuned for more information! “Our spring program, entitled In The Hall of the Mountain King, is a child friendly version of the story of Peer Gynt and is […]

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"In the Hall of the Mountain King" Reviewed as One of the Great Children's Books for Advent, Christmas, and More!

“In the Hall of the Mountain King” Reviewed as One of the Great Children’s Books for Advent, Christmas, and More!

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“In the Hall of the Mountain King Adopted from Henrik Ibsen by Allison Flannery, illustrated by Vesper Stamper (with music by Edvard Grieg included on CD)  (Samizdat Press) $22.00  From a wonderful indie press comes this spectacularly cool project, a playful and modern book illustrating this classic symphony — with a CD enclosed!  Kids will love […]

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Why Christians Focus on the Wrong People at Easter

Why Christians Focus on the Wrong People at Easter

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DENVER, March 15, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ — The following is submitted by Ed Galisewski: It’s the eve of another Easter season, and as usual churches are gearing their worship services toward the un-churched. It’s a time we Christians set our sights on non-believing friends and cook up ways to invite them to a glorious Sunday service. This troubles […]

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Press Release--If You Can Read, Help Pay it Forward -- Buy a Book, Support Literacy and the Arts

Press Release–If You Can Read, Help Pay it Forward — Buy a Book, Support Literacy and the Arts

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  Contact: Kathleen M. Campbell, Campbell Public Relations, LLC; 719-540-6022; kcampbell@thecompletesolution.com DENVER, Dec. 8, 2011 /Standard Newswire/ – Republicans vs. Democrats; liberals vs. conservatives; OWS vs. the Tea Party — with all the news showing us how divided our society has become, is there anything we can do to reclaim our sense of community? Caleb Seeling, Executive Publisher […]

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Grand Opening and Holiday Deals!

Grand Opening and Holiday Deals!

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The good news is that our bookstore is now open and ready to provide you with some of the best independent literature you will ever hope to encounter. The even better news is that most of these amazing titles are marked down to $5 for paperbacks and $10 for hardcovers. A few of our titles […]

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Samizdat Creative, Conundrum Press, and Burnside Books: An Independent Publishing Force

Samizdat Creative, Conundrum Press, and Burnside Books: An Independent Publishing Force

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If you have a bottle of Russian Standard vodka close by, pour yourself a shot and raise the glass because it’s time to celebrate the completed birth of a new independent publishing company! Samizdat Creative Services is now a division of Samizdat Group and shall from this moment forward be known as Samizdat Creative. There […]

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Samizdat Creative at Soularize 2011

Samizdat Creative at Soularize 2011

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We’re sponsoring Soularize 2011 next week! Come by our table to sign up for some give aways, plus Mike and Caleb will be leading a writing and publishing workshop called “Finding a Voice Amidst the Noise” where Mike will edit on the fly…while blindfolded! Did I mention the paper he’ll edit will be on fire? So […]

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Introducing Mike DeVries, our new Director of Creative Services

Introducing Mike DeVries, our new Director of Creative Services

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  The most gratifying part of my job at Samizdat Creative Services is helping my authors clarify why they’re writing so that we can make what they’re writing the best it can possibly be. The rapport I develop with my authors is as important as the book we’re planning to produce. So when the business grew […]

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Samizdat Creative at Writing the Rockies

Samizdat Creative at Writing the Rockies

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by caleb j seeling I’m excited to participate in this year’s Writing the Rockies festival. I’ll be on a publishing panel and also listening to pitches from authors and agents. I’m also planning to unveil some big news there, so stay tuned. If you’re in the Rocky Mountain region, I strongly recommend finding a way […]

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"Reflections of Generosity" featured on Armed Forces Network

"Reflections of Generosity" featured on Armed Forces Network

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Author Sgt. Ron Kelsey talks about the role of art in helping soldiers grapple with the trauma and difficult experiences they face.   Reflections of Generosity from Samizdat Creative on Vimeo.

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Cynthia La Grou Releases Documentary "Drawn from Water"

Cynthia La Grou Releases Documentary "Drawn from Water"

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  Cynthia La Grou, co-editor of Taking Flight: Reclaiming the Female Half of God’s Image Through Advocacy and Renewal and co-founder of Compathos Foundation, has recently helped release a new documentary about unwanted children in Ethiopia. Many tribes of southern Ethiopian possess a tradition-rich culture based on ancient beliefs and rituals dating back hundreds, perhaps […]

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Caleb J Seeling is the New Managing Editor at TheOOZE.com

Caleb J Seeling is the New Managing Editor at TheOOZE.com

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  I’m very excited about the new partnership between Samizdat Creative and TheOOZE.com, solidified in part by my role as the new managing editor. I am heading up a team of editors who will set the editorial direction of the site. We will find and feature contributors who have an excellent reputation and style, but […]

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Samizdat Author to Speak at the Wild Goose Festival

Samizdat Author to Speak at the Wild Goose Festival

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  Cynthia La Grou, co-editor of Taking Flight: Restoring the Female Half of God’s Image Through Advocacy and Renewal and founder of the Wikiklesia Project, has just been announced as a speaker at next summer’s Wild Goose Festival. She will join Jim Wallis, Brian McClaren, Margot Starbuck, Eliacin Rosario-Cruz, and more. This will be a […]

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Publishing With Samizdat Creative

Publishing With Samizdat Creative

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Hybrid publishing uses the best of the self-publishing and traditional publishing models to create a new form of publishing in which the author remains in control of his project while receiving the professional expertise a publisher offers. Depending on the project, either the author shoulders most of the risk by covering all the costs himself […]

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Samizdat Creative founder Caleb J Seeling featured on international podcast

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What an honor and delight it was to be interviewed by Christy Tennant of the International Arts Movement. Listen to Caleb Seeling and IAM in Denver then visit IAM at www.InternationalArtsMovement.com.

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