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The Leader Has Fallen but His Mission Continues

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Featured | Comments Off on The Leader Has Fallen but His Mission Continues

Thursday, November 23, 2017 God took the beloved Ronald Hayman home.  Each human touched by Ronald has a story (likely to include laughter). His legacy will live in the hearts of all he touched.  His family has created a GoFundMe account in his memory.  I ask that all who can lend support in any way contribute to the account and share with others who may be willing or able to give. HERE IS THE LINK TO THE GO FUND ME PAGE        ...

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Pretty Ricki on We Got Next

Posted by on Jan 29, 2014 in Faces | Places | Spaces, Featured | Comments Off on Pretty Ricki on We Got Next

Talithia Lewis, aka “Pretty Ricki” is a rising comedic talent full of passion and energy. Born into a family of singers and actors, Talithia continuously dreamed about finding the right outlet to unleash her creative spirit. Following a challenging period in her life, Talithia channeled her energy into self-motivating and confidence building activities. Recognizing her wit and enchanting presence, in August 2009, Talithia was asked by a friend and club promoter to cohost a comedy show at a club in New Jersey. Her natural stage presence and comedic timing won over the audience and impressed the featured comedians. At the end of the show, Talithia was encouraged by the comedians to pursue stand-up. The club promoter asked her to write a 7 minute bit and booked her on the next show. In September 2009, Talithia performed her first ever stand-up set and was well received. Another family friend...

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Margot Bingham’s Many Stages!

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Featured | Comments Off on Margot Bingham’s Many Stages!

Margot Bingham (aka ‘Margot B.’) is an actress, going from the pageant stage to center stage with a Grammy-nominated artist, to the HBO Boardwalk Empire sound stage. The Pittsburgh native began her career in front of the cameras at the age of nine, modeling for local and national talent agencies. It’s been a steady accomplished rise ever since. At 13, she wrote a tribute to the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called In My Dreams, which continues to be featured at MLK events nationwide. The summer of 2010 started out hot with her touring alongside Jason Mraz on select tour dates. Margot performed the duet Lucky with Jason in venues such as Nikon at Jones Beach in New York, Minneapolis’ Xcel Energy Center (on her 21st birthday), and in her hometown. Bingham’s”Complete” video is airing nationally in Club...

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The Roselle

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in ACE Alliance, Faces | Places | Spaces | 1 comment

THEROSELLE is a restoration vision of Jaull Loram.  While everyone else saw an abandoned building, Jaull envisioned a multi-cultural food destination and a thriving community hub that would “provide all walks of life with a place to learn about, create and consume food – and to connect through its common language”   Check out THEROSELLE and learn how you can support the mission.  ...

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Gordon Chambers: Sounds of the Season/Holiday Concert at the Apollo!

Posted by on Dec 1, 2013 in Events | Comments Off on Gordon Chambers: Sounds of the Season/Holiday Concert at the Apollo!

  Whether you love Gordon Chambers, want to hear some great music or you just need an excuse to go to Harlem…Saturday,  December 7th, 2013 you will get to indulge yourself when you attend the full-length set of originals and jazzy/soulful Christmas covers. Tickets are $20.00 (or $15.00 on the “A List”) available at the box office, or at 800 745 3000. Buying tickets in advance strongly suggested since venue is very intimate. Doors open at 9 pm for bar/food. Show starts 10pm and ends at midnight DJ Hard Hittin Harry will keep you entertained before and after the show!   POST YOUR UPCOMING...

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