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07 May. 2015

Hon. Willie L. Brown on state of politics, women


No stranger to the legacy of one of the most powerful political figures in the country, I witnessed his imprint by way of living in the Bay Area. Coupled with a few brief chats in public settings, he loomed large in my view, still does.  For this encounter, I sat across the table from the […]

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07 May. 2015

Make Mom’s Day!


  Put a smile on mom’s face and gift her with something she will appreciate.  After all, we have much to thank moms for so why not make her day with a fragrance that shows how much you care!   Our partners at Fragrancenet.com are ready to help you with these selections and more!  Visit the website […]

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27 Apr. 2015

Night Crawl New York with Jawn Murray


Celebrated lifestyle journalist spreads wings, The Travel Channel’s new host The Travel Channel has tapped TV Host and Pop Culture Commentator Jawn Murray to host a new series called “Night Crawl New York with Jawn Murray.”  The five-episode series focuses on New York nightlife venues and premiered this week on the network’s digital platform TravelChannel.com.   “Having covered […]

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23 Apr. 2015

BRANDY singing for Easter Seals, dancing on Broadway!


Easter Seals Bay Area (ESBA) hosts their yearly fundraising event with musical performance by Grammy-award winner and TV star, Brandy Norwood, who leaves San Francisco headed to Broadway for her star turn as “Roxie Hart” in the long-running hit, Chicago the Musical. The Easter Seals Spring Gala (April 25) is the local organization’s signature black-tie […]

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22 Apr. 2015

Russell Crowe, this time calling the shots


Russell Crowe is a hero to many and not just in blockbuster films. Recently in Los Angeles to discuss his starring role and directorial debut of the new film, THE WATER DIVINER, the bearded face leading man entered our interview suite carrying baseball-styled caps from the Australian rugby team he owns and helped win their […]

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21 Apr. 2015

HEAD OF PASSES, faith and then some


Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney on his stirring HEAD OF PASSES Imagine the powerful prose of Lorraine Hansberry, the genteel tenacity of August Wilson and the intellectual prowess of James Baldwin all reincarnated in the body of a contemporary African American playwright, hailed creative genius before his 30th birthday.  I describe the composite of Tarell Alvin […]

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16 Apr. 2015

City Year: Help for urban youth through education


A myriad of decisions swirl around and within the minds of young teens, principally, education remains at the forefront for them and their parents.  Choices are complex and solutions are not always within reach when it comes to opportunities for urban youth.   Recently, we became aware of City Year, an education organization fueled by […]

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15 Apr. 2015

Gospel According to Jazz IV, soothing inspiration


It’s as if he was born for this project and by every indication, the popularity of Kirk Whalum’s Gospel According to Jazz (GATJ) series–a compilation of traditional gospel favorites and original pieces–forever inspires.  Whalum, acclaimed world renowned saxophonist and recording artist, continues the GATJ tradition with an assemblage of complementary artists. This time around, Whalum […]

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09 Apr. 2015

Dr. Gardner C. Taylor, THANK YOU


Our Salute to Dr. Gardner C. Taylor June 18, 1918 to April 5, 2015   This content  is a reprint from our 2011 conversation  Dr. Gardner C. Taylor – Known throughout the nation as America’s preeminent preacher of the gospel, at the magnificent age of 93, this significant giant in our world continues to provide insight […]

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18 Mar. 2015

Jill Scott’s latest release “You Don’t Know”


Grammy® award-winner Jill Scott premiered her video for “You Don’t Know,” a new song from the singer’s highly anticipated fifth studio album. The captivating performance video—with guest appearance from The Roots drummer and member Questlove—was an artistic collaboration between Scott and director Nzingha Stewart, who recently teamed up on the top-rated Lifetime Original movie With […]

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