FASHION & BEAUTY: LONDON MEN’S COLLECTIONS

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  London kick starts the menswear calendar with a biannual showcase of British brands and businesses embedded in a cultural program. London Collections: Men emphasizes both the creative and commercial importance of Britain’s brands and emerging talent as well as the rich cultural landscape that contributes to the inspiration and success of this sector. All [...]

WILES TUNES: CLASSIC CROONERS

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By Drew Dorsey   Their songs make us swoon and are the soundtrack for our first kisses, walks down the aisle and post break-up wallowing sessions. Classic crooners sweetly interpret a ballad’s beautiful poetic lyrics and melody into more than just a song.  Their voices create moments that are simply ripe for romance.   This [...]

THE BOYS OF SUMMER

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COVER STORY: THE BOYS OF SUMMER From men of steel to dynamic father-son duos, men are totally running the show at the box office this summer.  We hope you’ve got your popcorn and candy ready, because this summer, the movie theater will be the hottest ticket in town. Take a look at our list of [...]

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: TYLER PERRY & OWN

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To Have or Have Not? By Drew Dorsey  Encompassing privilege, facades, and dysfunction, Tyler Perry’s new series The Haves and the Have Nots is catching the attention of audiences everywhere. In the past, Perry has garnered a great deal of backlash from critics claiming that he exploits and creates misconceptions about the African American community [...]

WORLD VIEW – ALFONSO PORTILLO

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Former Guatemalan President facing embezzlement charges  By Rashida Wallace From Manuel Noriega to former Honduran president Manuel Zelaya, the tiny nations that make up Central America have seen more than their share of wayward leaders.  And now, add the name of Alfonso Portillo to that notorious list. On May 24, 2013, former Guatemalan President Alfonso [...]

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: BREAKING BOUNDARIES

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Self-funded art in Dubai Breaking boundaries for art’s sake “The Big Picture” contemporary art exhibition was hosted by the Gallery of Light at Dubai Community Theatre & Art Centre (DUCTAC) on the weekend of 6 – 8 June 2013. It explored multifaceted artistic creations, featuring paintings, photography, sculpture, digital art, performance art, installation as well as audiovisual arts. [...]

FASHION & BEAUTY: A WELL-DRESSED MAN

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WILES STYLE FOR HIM 8 Essential Things that Every Well-dressed Man Knows! When it comes to style, we women definitely have a leg up on the guys.  We have dozens of style icons, fashion magazines and retail outlets to help us pull our wardrobes together.  Not to mention the endless array of cosmetics, hair and [...]

HEALTH & WELLNESS: SUMMER SAFETY

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Truth & Dare: Spinal Cord Injuries & Men By Beverly Calero Did you know that accidents and spinal cord injuries pose one of the greatest threats to men’s health in the US?  As the days of summer fall upon us, plans for adventurous getaways abound, but how deeply do men think about how to enjoy [...]

PURSE STRINGS: LOANS 101

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10 Things About Loans Your Bank Won’t Tell You by Charles White  The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. ~ Proverbs 22:7 When helping customers with their loans and lines of credit, customers will ask a myriad of questions about how loans work and why some of their [...]

MAIN COURSE: COD AU GRATIN

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COD AU GRATIN From the kitchen of Chef Arturo Vargas When it comes to manly sports and outings, there’s nothing like spending time with the guys on a fishing trip.  But what do you do if your special guy doesn’t know how to cook up his speical prize?  Why not let him know that you [...]