AUGUST COVER STORY: KENNY LATTIMORE

R & B singer Kenny Lattimore

COVER STORY:  KENNY LATTIMORE By Teryl Warren  True story: Earlier this year, I was having a really bad day. I turned on the radio in my car as I headed to the office and Kenny Lattimore’s new single “Love Me Back” began to play. Instantly, I became fully immersed in the song and it magically [...]

SUMMER JAMS

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WILES SUMMER JAMS Whether you’re off to the beach or you’re planning a backyard BBQ, you need the right songs to set the tone. Our Summer Jams playlist is perfect for turning the dog days of summer into a non-stop dance party. Listen and let live! Happy Summer!   July Cookout from Wiles Magazine on [...]

Miss USA 2015

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Miss Oklahoma USA, Olivia Jordan Wins The Miss USA 2015 Title On July 13, a panel of former Miss Universe Organization titleholders chose Miss Oklahoma USA, Olivia Jordan, as Miss USA 2015. Emmy Award-winning game show host Todd Newton and former Miss Wisconsin USA 2009 Alex Wehrley hosted the competition. OK! TV’s Julie Alexandria provided backstage behind-the-scenes commentary from [...]

Futures Without Violence

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Ad Council and Futures Without Violence Launch New Campaign To Engage Men About Preventing Violence Against Women Launching to coincide with Father’s Day, the campaign encourages fathers, uncles and other male mentors and role models to talk to boys at an early age about healthy relationships and respect for their peers—particularly towards women and girls. [...]

FAMILY REUNION FUN

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TOP TEN WAYS TO PLAN A FAMILY REUNION WITH FLAIR AND FUN FESTIVITIES Family reunions are a much anticipated time for families to get together, have fun and reconnect with distant relatives.  Summer is the optimal time for these events since kids are out of school and weather is favorable for traveling.  Check out these [...]

McQueen’s Legacy Rides On

Actor Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen’s Porsche 930 Turbo to Be Auctioned at 2015 Monterey Car Show Proceeds to Benefit The Boys Republic In 1946, a troubled 16 year-old wandered onto the grounds of The Boys Republic in Chino Hills, CA.  The leaders of the organization whose motto “NOTHING WITHOUT LABOR” has been ringing true since 1907 didn’t know [...]

ALVIN AILEY DANCE THEATER

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Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater’s Danica Paulos By Marc Alexander Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater carries on Alvin Ailey’s pioneering legacy of uplifting, uniting and celebrating the human spirit as Ailey’s extraordinary dancers bring life to a wide variety of premieres, new productions and classic works.  The company returns to Los Angeles April 15-19 with [...]

KELLY CLARKSON’S BEST DAY EVER

Kelly Clarkson arrives at Chevrolet event. Photo by Piper Ferguson for Getty Images

No Fooling – Chevrolet Makes April 1 ‘Best Day Ever’ Surprises large and small elicited smiles, engaged people from all walks of life An impromptu Kelly Clarkson concert for pregnant women and new moms, opening day tickets to Major League Baseball games across the country, gas cards from NASCAR driver Danica Patrick and more were [...]

7th Inning Stretch

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The 7th Inning Stretch By Alyssa Schroer After a long, dreary winter, the Boys of Summer are finally back! If you’re as excited about the start of the 2015 Major League Baseball Season as we are, you’ll love this playlist of some of baseball’s greatest hits and ballpark anthems. Break out the peanuts and Cracker [...]

SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT

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SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT: KIMBERLY TOWNES By Marc Alexander  As a filmmaker, first and foremost, Kimberly Townes is an artist. Her skills are evident in the various angles she shoots and the cuts she makes on unexpected beats in the editing bay. She perpetually finds different perspectives that inspire audiences to consider more than the face value [...]