PERFECT PAIRINGS FROM TIN ROOF CELLARS

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PERFECT PAIRINGS FROM TIN ROOF CELLARS Winemaking, much like romance, is part art and part science. It requires patience, intuitiveness and is not meant for anyone seeking instant gratification. In winemaking, just as in romance, there are technical realities – some of which you can control and some of which you can’t. The art is [...]

THE LOVE MACHINE PROJECT

Love Machine Project

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: THE LOVE MACHINE PROJECT Candice Anitra and Mustafa Effortless are The Love Machine Project.  Equal parts left-of-soul songstress and consciousness-raising emcee, this dynamic duo bridged the East and West Coasts to birth their brand of ephemeral Tina-Turner-meets-Guru-mannered alien pop.  Now they follow up their first single with the release of the video for “Earth”  [...]

TV’s Most Rewarding Relationships

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WILES IN TV LAND THE SMALL SCREEN’S MOST REWARDING RELATIONSHIPS By John Nathan Most of us experience many different relationships throughout life, and throughout the decades, television executives have tried to explore all of them.  Here’s a brief list of some of our favorites! 1.  ALTER EGO – THE INCREDIBLE HULK.  Do you know what [...]

HEALTH & WELLNESS: GO RED!

National Wear Red Day

WILES GOES RED! By Denae Preston   Ladies: it’s time to Go Red! As women, we are always constantly juggling careers, family life and so many other things that, at the end of the day we end up having very little, if any, time to take care of ourselves. Since most of us can not [...]

What He Wants: Authenticity

What He Wants

The You He Wants By Marc Alexander How many women do you know who feel it necessary to squeeze into spanx, throw on a weave and dye their hair in order to get a man’s attention?   Magazines and movies would have you believe that men want skinny, drinking-straw-looking women.  But ladies, the media and [...]

Health & Wellness: To Vape or Not to Vape?

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To Vape or Not to Vape? By Beverly Calero Limitless options for consumers drive today’s market. It seems as though there is a new product introduced every day in order to entice customers and to ensure that they keep coming back. One market that is currently being reinvented is the cigarette and tobacco industry. Two [...]

MR. RIGHT: MIKE COLTER

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MR. RIGHT: MIKE COLTER By Teryl Warren Photo by Sierra Prescott To say that Mike Colter knows what he wants is a bit of an understatement.  After all, he knew he knew he wanted be an actor at the tender age of 8. “As the youngest of four children, I was always by myself, and [...]

3rd AACTA International Awards

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 THE AUSTRALIAN ACADEMY OF CINEMA AND TELEVISION ARTS ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 3rd AACTA INTERNATIONAL AWARDS  On Friday, January 10, the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) announced the winners of the 3rd AACTA International Awards, recognizing screen excellence across seven categories including Best Film, Best Direction, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Actress, [...]

Get Spoiled! By Cece Hendriks

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Why is it that oftentimes, the most stylish women – dressed to the nine in all things couture – will let their children walk out of the house looking like Raggedy Ann and Andy? Ladies, we’re here to remind you that children can be fashionistas too! Of course, those precious little “mini-mes” grow like weeds, [...]

AWARENESS: WORLD AIDS DAY

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Each December first, the world recognizes World AIDS Day – a day to remember and support friends and family living with HIV/AIDS. Nearly 40 years after cases first emerged, HIV/AIDS is still one of the significant public health issues in the world. It is imperative for everyone – regardless of race or creed – to know [...]