Monday, April 23, 2007

Otep receives accolaides from CNN

OTEP, nominated on CNN's special "People You Should Know"!!! As part of the "People You Should Know" special, users sent in theirnominations for people they'd like to know more about and one such user was James Padgett of Indiana, who stated, "I would like to see a story on Otep Shamaya. She is the lead singer of the band Otep. She was sexually and emotionally abused as a child and now advocates for kids in that situation. Her lyrics seem to send the message: Get mad, then get help."
Other "PeopleYou Should Know" nominee recipients include Reverend Dr. Michael Beckwith as well as U2's frontman, Bono. Let it be known also that chose to feature a photo of our own Otep opposed to these gentleman.With regards to the appointing of Otep for's "People You Should Know", Otep Shamaya states, "This is an unexpected honor to be nominated onmy favorite news site."
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OTEP on tour with Static-X:
4/17 Tallahassee, FL Floyds Music Store
4/18 St Petersburg, FL Jannus Landing
4/19 St Lucie, FL Mojo Room
4/20 Ft Lauderdale, FL Culture Room
4/21 Lake Buena Vista, FL House of Blues
4/22 North Myrtle Beach, SC House of Blues
4/24 Columbia, SC Headliners Mainstage
4/25 Atlanta, GA Masquerade
4/26 Fayetteville, NC Jesters Pub
4/27 Norfolk, VA The Norva
4/28 Washington DC 9:30 Club
4/29 Allentown, PA Crocodile Rock
5/01 Providence, RI Lupos Heartbreak Hotel
5/03 Bedford, NH - Mark's Place
5/02 New Haven, CT Toads Place
5/04 Worcester, MA The Palladium
5/05 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
5/06 Poughkeepsie, NY The Chance
5/08-Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall
5/09 Cincinnati, OH Bogarts
5/10 Cleveland, OH House of Blues
5/11 Detroit, MI Harpos
5/12 Fort Wayne, IN Pieres
5/13 Flint, MI - The Machine Shop
5/14 Louisville, KY - Headliner's Music Hall
5/15 Nashville, TN - City Hall
5/17 Sauget, IL Pops
5/18 Springfield, MO Remingtons Niteclub
5/19 - Little Rock, AR - The Village
5/20 Kansas City, MO Beaumont Club
5/22 Loves Park, IL - Forest Hill Lodge
5/23 Chicago, IL House of Blues
5/24 Milwaukee, WI The Rave Eagles Club
5/25 Minneapolis, MN First Ave
5/26 Fargo, ND Playmakers
5/27 Sioux Falls, SD Ramkota
5/29 Englewood, CO Gothic
5/30 Salt Lake City, UT - Avalon Theater
5/31 Black Foot, ID El Rey Events Center
6/01 Boise, ID - The Big Easy Concert Hall
6/02 Spokane, WA Big Easy
6/03 Seattle, WA Showbox
6/05 Portland, OR Roseland
6/06 Chico, CA Senator
6/07 Modesto, CA Fat Cat
6/08 Fresno, CA Rainbow Ballroom
6/09 Reno, NV - The New Oasis
6/11 West Hollywood, CA House of Blues
6/12 Anaheim, CA House of Blues
6/13 Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues

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