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December 5, 2012

February 5, 2014


C3 Communications kicks off campaign for Miami boat show

San Diego PR firm c3 Communications Inc. recently acquired the National Marine Manufacturers Association's Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show and Strictly Sail.

In partnership with Miami's Vine Communications, c3 has already kicked off the PR campaign for the Feb. 14-18 show, which is the largest Miami annual event with crowds of 105,000 over five days.


Metz PR principal wins SD Press Club award, several others

Barbara Metz, principal at Metz PR, topped off the 25th anniversary of her firm by winning a few awards this year, including San Diego Press Club's Andy Mace Award for Outstanding Contribution in PR, the only award handed out specifically for public relations.

Earlier this year, Metz won the Extraordinary Member Award from the San Diego Diplomacy Council for her citizen diplomacy efforts. She and her partner, Hector Torres, have entertained and provided lodging for more than 100 foreign dignitaries who have visited San Diego as guests of the U.S. State Department.

Additionally, she received a presidential citation from the San Diego chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers for Distinguished Service. Metz has represented the local society for more than 20 years.


SpearHall Advertising adds new clients

San Diego-based SpearHall Advertising & PR has added several new clients to its portfolio, including Battle on the Midway, BYCOR General Contractors, Costa Pointe Luxury Apartments, Dr. Sarah Blair, Imaging Healthcare Specialists, Insid3r, Lazerplane, Lighthouse Ventures, StenoCast, Support the Enlisted Project, the Sicilian Festival and Zeroline Golf.


Red Door co-founder to judge ad competition

Jeannie Fratoni, co-founder of Red Door Interactive, will judge the first Interactive Advertising Bureau Rising Stars Digital Video Ad Format Competition.

Fratoni will critique the competition, including more than 50 in-stream, linear interactive digital video ad product concepts. The judges will review the ad units for their potential to drive brand equity at scale, and submissions will be evaluated on the following criteria: user experience, branding, functionality, integration and adoption. Winners will be announced in February at the bureau's Annual Leadership Meeting.

"The Rising Stars display and mobile ads award programs have both been very successful, and I'm excited to work with our industry's leaders to establish the form of advertising that will replace the classic 30-second commercial," said Peter Minnium, head of brand initiatives at Interactive Advertising Bureau.

jada.thomas@sddt.com


 

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Gunmetal Blues, the Musical

Sat, Jan 31
North Coast Repertory Theatre
Solana Beach
San Diego Premier! Music and lyrics by Craig Bohmler and Marion Adler. Directed by Andrew Barnicle.

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Sat, Jan 31
Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
La Jolla
The Darrell Hammond Project, based on Hammondís acclaimed memoir, God, If Youíre Not Up There, Iím F*cked: Tales of Stand-Up, Saturday Night Live and Other Mind-Altering Mayhem, invites the audience on a heartbreaking and hilarious journey inside the life and mind of an American comic genius, trying to unravel the mystery of how a man repeatedly climbed out from the depths of despair to become a world-class comedian.

Murder For Two

Sat, Jan 31
The Old Globe Theater
San Diego
The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for Murder for Two, with book and music by Joe Kinosian and book and lyrics by Kellen Blair. Globe veteran Scott Schwartz (A Room with a View at the Globe, The Hunchback of Notre Dame at La Jolla Playhouse) returns to direct Blair and Kinosianís Off Broadway hit, a vaudevillian mystery musical with an energetic two-man cast. Great American novelist Arthur Whitney has been murdered at his own birthday party, and his killer could be any one of the guests. But this is no ordinary murder mystery. The entire world of this hilarious musical is brought to life by two incredible performers: one plays the detective, the other plays all 10 suspects, and both play the piano! Murder for Two is an irrepressibly wacky tour-de-force musical that NewYork1 dubbed ďa must-see 90-minute jolt of caffeinated creativity!Ē

C.S. Lewis On Stage

Sat, Jan 31
Lambs Players Theatre
Coronado
Award-winning actor Tom Key in a fascinating look into the wit, wisdom and work of one of the 20th Century's most engaging thinkiners and hugely popular writers.

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