Mr. Right – May

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In nightclubs, cafes and hotspots all over the world tonight, heterosexual single girls will embark on yet another quest in search of their “Mr. Right.”  In most cases, they’ll know exactly which hangout to find him at.  But the real question is:  will they actually know him when they see him? We think we’ve got [...]

Art History

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Exploring Memory, Science and the Art of Family Folklore By John Nathan It started with a DNA test.  Perhaps it was their artists’ curiosity that made them do it.  Or, as the descendants of African slaves, maybe their keen understanding of the loss of history is what set them on this journey to self-discovery.  Whatever [...]

Health & Wellness – May

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This article was originally published by HLife Media in April 2010, yet even now, as they prepare to re-position their brand a year later, the concepts and concerns they raise here are as topical and critical as they’ve ever been.  So as we celebrate Mother (Earth) Day, take a moment to read these excerpts and [...]

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR – APRIL

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[three_fourth] When researching a name for our new publication, my team and I considered many options that we felt would speak to the attributes we wanted this transmedia entity to possess. “Classy,” “sexy,” “smart,” and “relevant,” were terms that all came to mind. Yet, when it came to finally settling on a name, there was [...]

Cover Story: Nadine Velazquez

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Hi, I’m Nadine By Teryl Warren We’d been trying to make this interview happen for weeks, but life and work seemed to always get in the way. One week, she’s jetting off to shoot the new “Charlie’s Angels” pilot in Miami, the next week I’m swamped with screenwriting deadlines and editing projects for Wiles. We [...]

World View – April

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The New Non-Violence: How Young Egyptian Women Spawned Revolution Through Social Media By Hisham Jabi     As the researcher on youth empowerment for Management Systems International – a government contractor specializing in international development – I was asked to travel to Egypt and interview young Egyptians to better understand the circumstances of the revolution. When [...]

Tribute – April

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Tribute To Elizabeth Taylor By Teryl Warren   It’s really no surprise that Elizabeth Taylor became a Hollywood legend. From the beginning, she lived a life that was absolutely made for pictures. Born on February 27, 1932 in England to American parents, Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor would spend more than 65 of her 79 years in [...]

Wiles in TV Land

By John Nathan Since its earliest days, women and their wiles have been responsible for some of the most entertaining and memorable moments in television. Who didn’t delight every time the “Golden Girls” honey-throated belle “Blanche Deveraux” reduced a man to mere putty in her hands? Without question, the entire crux of the beloved “I [...]

Main Course – April

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A Spring Delight From Chef Arturo Vargas Well, kids, we made it through the cold winter and it’s finally one of my favorite times of the year – Spring!   Even though we’re all leading hectic lives, it’s important to take a moment to enjoy the lush green grass, white and pink cherry blossoms, and the [...]

Mirror Mirror – April

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“Say Hello to Anthony Franco” By Sabrina Simone [three_fourth] Wiles had the opportunity to attend fashion designer Anthony Franco’s Fall 2011 fashion show last month in Los Angeles during Fashion Week and hosted at Craig Olsen Designs. Franco is a commercial stylist and designer who has styled, designed and dressed the likes of Angelina Jolie, [...]