Thursday, December 31, 2015

Rachel Platten, Andy Grammer, One Direction, Nick Jonas, Fall Out Boys, Fergie, More 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2016' Arrival

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Los Angeles, California - Singers Rachel Platten, Andy Grammer, members of Walk The Moon, Fall Out Boys and more looked fabulous as they arrive to Billboard Hollywood Party hosted by Fergie in Los Angeles and will be joined by the night’s headliner, One Direction apart of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2016. The star-studded evening will reach millions of fans worldwide in the hours surrounding the 2016 countdown. With over 38 performances and 5½ hours of music, America’s biggest celebration of the year will take place on today, Thursday, December 31st, 2015 (8:00 p.m. — 2:13 a.m., EST/PST) on the ABC Television Network.

 5 Seconds of Summer
 Walk The Moon
 One Direction (Above, Below)

EXCLUSIVE Musician Spotlight: Singer/Songwriter Brennley Brown

From the state of California comes a talented, beautiful thirteen year old singer, songwriter by the name of Brennley Brown. She hopes to share her music with the world... Beautiful story telling while singing about "real life experiences" is what drew Brennley to country music.

Brennley believes music is the universal language of the world!  She's excited to share her music with ya'll.

Although music is Brennley passion, her faith and family come first and she believes that all good things come from above. Psalm 104:33.

We recently had the opportunity to interview this down to earth thirteen year old singer about her music to is education important and more. Here is what she had to say to our founder/editor David Mills.

When did you start singing?
I started singing when I was about 6 yrs old.

Was it your dream to be a singer?
Honestly, I've always dreamed of being a singer. Since I was very very little.

Tell us about your style of singing?

Camden Public Library Events January 7 through January 21

Thursday, January 7

“Essential Oil Health Creations” hands-on craft workshop for adults at the Camden Public Library, 7:00 pm. The workshop is part of “Jumpstart January” at the library, call to sign up, $10 materials fee, 236-3440.


Sunday, January 10

Illustrated talk, “Kosti Ruohomaa, Legendary Photographer of Maine” presented by Deanna Bonner-Ganter, Maine State Museum Curator of Photography, Art, and Archives, 2:00 pm at the Camden Public Library, hosted by the Camden-Rockport Historical Society.


Monday, January 11

“Slow Down Aging at the Cellular Level, panel discussion at the Brown Bag Lunch series, hosted by Destination Wellness Midcoast Maine at 12:00 noon at the Camden Public Library. The presentation features a lively panel with nutritionist Judi Valentine, Ph.D., Bowen body work practitioner Sherrie Clark, R.N., and neuromuscular therapist Susan Barnes.


Tuesday, January 12

“Leer y charlar” is a Spanish language reading and conversation group which meets on second and fourth Tuesdays at 1:00 pm at the Camden Public Library. All who are proficient in Spanish are welcome, for more information contact leerycharlar@gmail.com.

The Tuesday Book Club meets monthly on the second Tuesday of the month at 1:00 pm at the Camden Public Library. All are welcome, please call Nina at 470-7473 for more information. The book choice for this month is “Nature of the Beast” by Louise Penny.

General Meeting of the Camden Philosophical Society, 4:00 pm at the Camden Public Library, open to all participants interested  in discussing the future activities of the society and, in particular, what topics should provide the focus for its reading and discussion group over the coming year.

Beaded Jewelry Workshop, 7:00 pm at the Camden Public Library, part of the library’s “Jumpstart January” series of craft workshops for adults. Please call the Library at 236-3440 to register; there is a $10 materials fee for each workshop which will be collected at the workshop.


Thursday, January 14

“Your Next Career Move: Tools to Get Started,” 5:30 pm at the Camden Public Library. Ready for a career change but don’t know where to start? This workshop will help point you in the right direction. What to consider when making a career choice, the steps involved in creating a career plan, and the resources available to help you succeed, led by Melinda Wildes of New Ventures Maine.

“Sumi-e Landscape of Maine” with Frederica Marshall, a hands-on workshop at the Camden Public Library, 6:00 pm, part of the Library’s “Jumpstart January” series of craft workshops for adults. Please call the Library at 236-3440 to register; there is a $10 materials fee for each workshop which will be collected at the workshop. Learn to paint the gorgeous environment of Maine in the ancient style of Asian Brush Painting with international award-winning artist Frederica Marshall. Birch and evergreen trees, rocks, sky, and water will create an amazing ink and watercolor experience for you! No previous experience is necessary, a beginner’s mind is welcome.


Sunday, January 17

Ice Carving Demonstration with master ice carver Tim Pierce, 1:00 pm in front of the Camden Public Library. The demonstration is a wonderful and intriguing outdoor event and is open to everyone, in preparation for Camden’s upcoming Winterfest.


Tuesday, January 19

“Tech Tuesday” at the Camden Public Library will cover “Facebook 102” at 3:00 pm. Bring your device and arrive 15 minutes early to connect to our network. Facebook 102 will cover privacy settings: Who can see your photos? How to exclude your name from being used in advertisements? And much, much, much more. Please note this is not an introductory class and a basic understanding and prior use of a Facebook account is required. Please call the library to sign up, 236-3440.

Songwriters Sessions begin, 6:00 pm at the Camden Public Library. The Songwriters meet monthly to prepare for the Camden Library Coffeehouse in June. Call Ken Gross at the library for more information, 236-3440

Camden Conference presentation on “Islam and Jihad-ism across Africa” with Prof. Seth Singleton, 7:00 pm at the Camden Public Library.


Thursday, January 21

Career Planning class meets weekly for five weeks at the Camden Public Library, 5:30 pm. Review your skills, interests, and experiences, and research local jobs. Led by Melinda Wildes of New Ventures Maine.

 “Birding in Cuba” with Jody Telfair, hosted by Midcoast Audubon, 7:00 pm at the Camden Public Library.






"Dawn at North End Shipyard" The Maine Windjammer Project

"Dawn at North End Shipyard" by Doug Mills
Schooners Heritage, Isaac H Evans and American Eagle by dawn at North End Shipyard.





Wednesday, December 30, 2015

K.C. Undercover "K.C. and Brett: The Final Chapter – Part 1" Airs January 17th

Sunday, January 17th, 2016 at 8:00pm ET/PT, fans of the Disney Channel series 'K.C. Undercover' will be able to watch, enjoy an all new episode entitled "K.C. and Brett: The Final Chapter – Part 1".

Brett is back and his assignment is to eliminate K.C.! But when he can't bring himself to
complete his mission, K.C. decides to help protect him from The Other Side.

Guest starring Ross Butler as Brett Willis, Sherri Shepherd as Agent Beverly and Roz Ryan as
Grandma Gayle

'K.C Undercover' stars Zendaya, Kadeem Hardison, Tammy Townsend, Kamil McFadden, Veronica Dunne and Trinitee Stokes.
Photos are credited to Disney Channel.

Lifetime 'Dance Moms' Returns For Season 6 Jan. 5th, 2016

Named Favorite Reality Show by the Kids’ Choice Awards, Lifetime’s hit docuseries Dance Moms (#DanceMoms) returns Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 at 9pm ET/PT for its sixth season with new episodes, new dance moves and of course, the infamous Abby Lee Miller.  With her LA studio now open for business, Abby is determined to ensure her team won’t have another dismal competition season.  To keep her girls focused, Abby issues a ban on anything other than dance.  In a move to keep her empire alive and grow new stars, Abby makes the controversial decision to form a new Mini Elite Competition Team that will learn from the older girls.  With Abby’s legal woes on the horizon, will the Abby Lee Dance Company be able to get back on top?

'new season, new rules', season 6 premiere episode airs Tuesday, January 5 at 9:00PM-10:00PM

SPECIAL OFFER: THE VICTORY CHIMES PHOTOBOOK

A special book offer from Maine author Doug Mills

THE VICTORY CHIMES PHOTOBOOK

Spend a week aboard the historic schooner Victory Chimes, the largest commercial sailing vessel under US flag.  The Victory Chimes PhotoBook is a collection of photographs taken aboard the Victory Chimes cruising the Maine coast.  Put away the computer, cell phone and the cares of modern life and visit the coast of Maine, a land that time has forgotten, on board the 116 year old 3 masted schooner Victory Chimes.


Download PDF version only $10.00






Austin & Ally "Musicals & Moving On", "Duets & Destiny" Airs January 10th

Sunday, January 10th, 2016 at 8:00pm ET/PT and 8:30pm ET/PT, fans of the Disney Channel series 'Austin & Ally' will be able to watch, enjoy two all new episodes entitled "Musicals & Moving On"  and "Duets & Destiny".

In "Musicals & Moving On", As the rest of the group prepares for the next phase of their lives, Trish is still determining what her next steps will be.
"Duets & Destiny", Years after the gang has gone their separate ways, Ally, Austin, Trish and Dez

"Schooner Mercantile" The Maine Windjammer Project

"Schooner Mercantile" by Doug Mills
The schooner Mercantile, built 1916, off Lincolnville Beach, Maine.





Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Liv And Maddie "Ridgewood-A-Rooney" Airs January 17th

This still is from the January 24th episode of 'Liv And Maddie'
Photo Credit: Disney Channel
Sunday, January 17th, 2016 at 8:30pm ET/PT, fans of the Disney Channel series 'Liv And Maddie' will be able to watch, enjoy an all new episode entitled "Ridgewood-A-Rooney".

When Parker gets bumped up a few grades, he starts attending high school with Liv, Maddie and
Joey! The older siblings now have to deal with him being good at everything.

'Liv And Maddie' stars Dove Cameron ("Malibu Country," Disney Channel Original Movie "Cloud 9") as Liv and Maddie Rooney; newcomers Joey Bragg and Tenzing Norgay Trainor as younger brothers Joey and Parker Rooney; Benjamin King ("Scrubs," "NCIS") as dad Pete Rooney and Kali Rocha ("Grey’s Anatomy," "Modern Family") as mom Karen Rooney.

Bunk'd "Counselors' Night Off" Airs January 8th

Friday, January 8th, 2016 at 8:00pm ET/PT, fans of the Disney Channel series 'Bunk'd' will be able to watch, enjoy an all new episode entitled "Counselors' Night Off".

Emma sneaks out to the "Counselors' Night Out" party to eavesdrop on Xander, leaving Ravi in
charge back at camp.

Reprising their starring roles from "Jessie" are Peyton List ("The Outskirts," "27 Dresses," "Diary of  a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days") as Emma, Karan Brar ("Diary of a Wimpy Kid," "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules," "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days") as Ravi and Skai Jackson ("The Watsons Go to Washington") as Zuri. Joining the cast are Miranda May ("The Heartbreak Kid," "Samantha Who?") as Lou, Kevin Quinn ("Shameless," "Chicago P.D.") as Xander, and newcomers Nina Lu as Tiffany and Nathan Arenas as Jorge.

GMW "Girl Meets STEM" Airs January 8th

Friday, January 8th, 2016 at 8:30pm ET/PT, fans of the Disney Channel series 'Girl Meets World' will be able to watch, enjoy an all new episode entitled "Girl Meets STEM".

Riley is upset when the boys at school won’t let her participate in a science experiment and attempts to become more involved.

'Girl Meets World' stars Rowan Blanchard as Riley Matthews, Sabrina Carpenter as Maya, Peyton Meyer as Lucas Friar, August Maturo as Auggie Matthews, Danielle Fishel and Ben Savage reprising the "Cory and Topanga" roles they made famous in ABC's hugely-popular sitcom "Boy Meets World" (1993-2000).
Photos are credited to Disney Channel.

Lifetime 'Child Genius' Returns January 7th, Season Two Premiere

Lifetime’s competition series, Child Genius: Battle of the Brightest (#ChildGenius) returns for season two, featuring America’s most extraordinary and gifted children as they prep for the ultimate battle of the brains. Premiering Thursday, January 7, 2016, at 8pm. ET/PT, the competition, created in cooperation with American Mensa, takes place over ten weeks and tests the nation’s brightest young minds on their knowledge in categories such as math, spelling, geography, and current events. With a $100,000 college fund and the title of Child Genius 2016 at stake, the kids – and their families – will stop at nothing to make it to the top of the class. Former NASA astronaut, Leland Melvin, returns as the host.

The Child Genius: Battle of the Brightest contestants include:

NameAgeHometownMark of Genius

EXCLUSIVE Musician Spotlight: Singer/Songwriter Sydney Alton

From the city of Detroit, Michigan now residing in Los Angeles, California comes a multi-talented young singer, songwriter and actress by the name of Sydney Alton. Sydney has been singing since she was 4 years old, songwriting since elementary school, and began doing theater in middle school. She eventually relocated to Los Angeles with her mom and sister where Sydney is continuing to pursue her acting and singing career.

We had the great opportunity to interview this up and coming singer, songwriter and actress. Here is what she had to say to our founder/editor David Mills.

When did you start singing?
I started singing at the age of 4:)

Was it your dream to be a singer?

"Outbound" The Maine Windjammer Project

"Outbound" by Doug Mills
Historic schooners Heritage and Stephen Taber outbound from Rockland, Maine.





Monday, December 28, 2015

FOX 'Masterchef Junior "Hatching a Plan/Tag Team Time" Air January 8th, 2016

FOX will be airing an all new episode of the adorable cooking competition series 'Masterchef: Junior' on Friday, January 8th, 2016 from 8-10pm ET/PT, 2-hour episode entitled "Hatching a Plan/Tag Team Time".

In the next team challenge, the junior home cooks will face an egg-cellent challenge and compete in pairs to see who can complete the most deviled eggs in 12 minutes. The team that perfects the most deviled eggs will be safe from the next elimination challenge, in which contestants must create their future cookbook's signature dish. In the second hour, Christina Tosi brings a special guest into the MASTERCHEF kitchen, her mom, to present the next mystery box challenge, which will feature all of Christina's favorite childhood foods. Then, contestants will compete in a tag team platter challenge using international street food ingredients in the all-new two-hour "Junior Edition: Hatching a Plan/Tag Team Time" episode of MASTERCHEF airing Friday, Jan. 8 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

MASTERCHEF JUNIOR gives talented kids between the ages of 8 and 13 the chance to showcase

FOX 'New Girl' "Big Mama P" Airs January 5th, 2016, Season Five Premiere

Fans of the FOX series 'New Girl' will be able to watch, enjoy an all new episode on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 entitled "Big Mama P" at 8pm ET/PT when season five premieres.

Jess plans an engagement party for Schmidt and Cece, not realizing Cece's mom isn't aware her daughter is getting married.

'New Girl' stars Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield, Hannah Simone, Lamorne Morris and Damon Wayans Jr.

Photos are credited to FOX.

FOX's 'Second Chance' Premieres January 13th

FOX's in the new year will be premiering an all new series entitled 'Second Chance' on Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 at 9pm ET/PT.

From executive producer/writer Rand Ravich (“Life,” “Crisis”) and Emmy Award-winning executive producer Howard Gordon (“Homeland,” “24”) comes SECOND CHANCE, a thrilling new action-drama about a man brought back to life by two scientists playing god in the quest to save one of their own lives.

Seventy-five-year-old JIMMY PRITCHARD (guest star Philip Baker Hall, “Modern Family,”

Make It Pop Returns January 4th

Nickelodeon’s music-infused daily scripted series, Make It Pop, returns for a 20-episode second season starting Monday, Jan. 4, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT). With all new songs and performances, heightened drama and lots of laughs, season two will continue to follow the coming of-age journey of social-media maven Sun Hi (Megan Lee), bookish Corki (Erika Tham), fashion-forward Jodi (Louriza Tronco) and DJ Caleb (Dale Whibley) at Mackendrick Prep, who, out of their love of music, formed the band XO-IQ.

Faced with bigger challenges and higher stakes in season two, XO-IQ has yet to reunite after a number of setbacks. Corki is in danger of being removed from Mackendrick Prep by her father, Jodi is deciding if she should pursue her love of fashion, and now that Sun Hi is clashing with hotshot guitarist Linc, it looks like XO-IQ might be over, until a new band competition and rival boy band emerge and change everything.

Fans can watch full episodes of Make It Pop and access additional content such as music videos, how

Baby Daddy Returns February 3rd

BEN MEETS SOMEONE NEW AND RILEY OWES DANNY AN ANSWER TO HIS PROPOSAL ON THE
SEASON PREMIERE OF “BABY DADDY,” AIRING WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD
AT 9:00 PM ET/PT ON FREEFORM (THE NEW NAME FOR ABC FAMILY)
Ben meets someone new, and Riley has a surprising reaction to Danny’s proposal in the season premiere of “Baby Daddy,” airing Wednesday, February 3rd at 8:30 PM ET/PT on Freeform, the new name for ABC Family. ABC Family is becoming Freeform on January 12, 2016.

In the season premiere episode “Love and Carriage,” Riley faints after Danny asks her to marry him;