WILES ON THE TOWN: HOLLYWOOD BLACK FILM FESTIVAL

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Wiles will be on the red carpet this Thursday, October 25 for the kickoff of the 12th annual Hollywood Black Film Festival! Dubbed “The Black Sundance,” HBFF is an annual 4-day celebration of black cinema drawing together established and rising filmmakers, popular film and television stars, writers, industry executives, emerging filmmakers/writers/actors and diverse audiences from Southern California [...]

Wiles on the Town: Project Ethos!

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‘Tis the season for fabulous fall fashion and Wiles’ coverage of the SS 2013 shows continues tonight at Project Ethos!  Project Ethos showcases emerging fashion, music, and art to buyers, media and consumers throught liveevents and the world wide web.  (You can check out our coverage from the spring in the April 2012 issue of Wiles Magazine.) [...]

Filmmaker Spotlight: Kiki Melendez

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For as long as she can remember, actress/comedienne/producer Kiki Melendez has loved to entertain.  Born in the Dominican Republic, her decades-long career – in film and television, modeling and stand-up comedy – has literally taken her from one coast of the United States to the other.  The result is a career that has produced the [...]

COVER STORY: STEEL MAGNOLIAS

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By Teryl Warren   It’s not easy to remake a classic as beloved as Steel Magnolias, but with an all-star cast including major award winners and rising stars, Lifetime is attempting to do just that. The world-premiere of the highly anticipated Lifetime Original Movie Event, Steel Magnolias, is set to debut Sunday, October 7 at 9pm ET/PT on [...]

FASHION & BEAUTY

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It’s quite possible that 2012 may go down in history as one of the most spectacular years ever for London!  On the heels of the international spectacle of the London Summer Games and historical performances on Centre Court at Wimbeldon, some of the city’s brightest design stars took center stage at London Fashion Week from [...]

HEALTH & WELLNESS

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SPEAK OUT AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Since 1987, Domestic Violence Awareness Month has been observed during the month of October.  According to research conducted by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence: One in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. An estimated 1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate [...]

PURSE STRINGS: 5 OF THE HEALTHIEST JOBS FOR WOMEN

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Did you know that, between the ages of 18-65, the average American will spend nearly 98,000 hours at work? With so much of our lives being consumed by our livelihoods, it’s not only critical to enjoy what you do – it’s essential to ensure that what you do is actually good for you.   We’re [...]

THE GREATEST FITNESS GURU OF ALL TIME

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By Marc Alexander America is in the middle of a huge health/fitness irony. Never before has there been such focus on the importance of being healthy while at the same time, never have so many Americans been so fat and out of shape.  It seems like TV advertising is a battleground between fast food, beer [...]

WHAT HE WANTS

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VITAL SIGNS By Drew Allen   So, if something in your body feels out of whack, you go to the doctor to have everything checked out, right? And once the doctor takes your temperature, checks your blood pressure and a few other vital signs, you’ll either find out that you’re in good health, or you’ll [...]

SH*T GIRLS SAY BOOK LAUNCH

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From the creators of the Internet sensation Sh*t Girls Say, Canadian writers Kyle Humphrey and Graydon Sheppard, comes a book that is both hilariously quotable and irresistibly stylish. This wildly creative book – featuring the duo’s favorite tweets, with elaborate sets created to reveal each new phrase – is a visual and comic treat for [...]