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11 Dec. 2013

Where did you sleep last night?


Review – Mondrian Soho Hotel, 9 Crosby Street, New York, NY One of the best night’s sleep away from home in quite a while; the bed envelopes you and before you know it, you’re fast asleep.   Typically, when traveling from California to New York (usually at the end of a work week), I take […]

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01 Oct. 2013

CNN’s CROSSFIRE, California perspective


Van Jones seems an unlikely persona to be the new co-host of the historic return of CNN’s CROSSFIRE, previously the longest running political debate program on television. Chiefly, the Yale-educated attorney built a career in the leftmost part of our country’s body politic– spending considerable time in northern California– particularly the Bay Area. According to […]

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23 Aug. 2013

A Perspective: ABC’s THE FOSTERS


from Greg Edmonds for Talk2SV.com Of course I watched The Fosters! Monday night’s promise (to my daughter) is now Tuesday’s lingering delight!  The show’s complex mix of characters and issues was tastefully executed.  Storytelling, in films and on television, is too often reduced to clichés, stereotypes and unnecessary and distasteful drama.  I enjoyed what I […]

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31 Jul. 2013

Haute Couture Designer Colleen Quen talks Fashion On The Square


Video interview with Colleen Quen  http://youtu.be/BkeErpRgPt0   Fashion On The Square is the largest and longest running fashion show on the West Coast, and the most sought after show in San Francisco.  This year, Colleen Quen, San Francisco’s beloved couture designer, will be showing a retrospect collection that covers her 15 years in the fashion […]

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30 Jul. 2013

Fashion On The Square’s Y’Anad Burrell


Video interview at    http://youtu.be/lsZxbiaU3rA   Y’Anad Burrell has turned San Francisco into a high-end runway destination with the annual Fashion On The Square event. The 9th Annual Fashion On The Square (FOTS), a charity fundraising show benefiting FOTS+TheAtrs, hits the runway August 18, 2013, 5:00 pm at the Intercontinental Hotel, 888 Howard Street, San Francisco, California […]

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19 Jun. 2013

“Dark Girls” revealing documentary comes to OWN June 23rd


Filmmaker Channsin Berry puts his heart into everything he does. DARK GIRLS, the revealing documentary that he made with director Bill Duke makes its way to the Oprah Winfrey Network, Sunday, June 23rd, from Urban Winter Productions. Told in part through first person narratives, DARK GIRLS is a probing account of the emotional scars suffered at […]

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15 Jun. 2013

“Raising Whitley” is another winner on OWN


Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) anchors reality-based series, Raising Whitley I’m in love!  He’s an angel– bright, friendly, and adorable—his name is Joshua, the most amazing toddler on television.  This season of OWN has given birth to my top TV show, “Raising Whitley” and I haven’t felt this way in years!   Actor, comedienne, producer and all-around […]

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01 Jun. 2013

BET 2013 Awards, Dwayne Wade and Chris Tucker


On Sunday, June 30, 2013, live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade will be honored with the BET Awards ‘13 Humanitarian Award presented by State Farm for his commitment to excellence and dedication to community and worldly charitable causes. R&B singer Miguel has been added to the line-up of […]

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16 May. 2013

VENUS and SERENA documentary May 24


What you haven’t heard or seen about the top stars of tennis One of my favorite picks from 56th Annual San Francisco International Film Festival An unrestricted view of siblings and tennis greats, Venus Williams and Serena Williams, makes its way into theaters May 24 from Magnolia Pictures.  What we’ve imagined, heard tidbits of, speculated […]

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10 May. 2013

Diahann Carroll, exclusive interview


“Life is an awful lot of colors and situations to be handled…” Neither ashamed nor embarrassed to admit that I was giddy and nervous at the thought of a one-on-one conversation with the one-and-only Diahann Carroll, she made the few minutes spent, worth the years of anticipation. Every little brown girl in America who grew […]

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