• REACH YOUR FITNESS GOALS WITH VENUS WILLIAMS

    Wednesday, January 12, 2022

    Stitch Fix Launches “Goodbye Gymtimidation” Campaign with Williams to address workout anxiety, which impacts 67% of American women Online personal styling and shopping service Stitch Fix announced its partnership with tennis champion and entrepreneur Venus Williams to launch its “Goodbye Gymtimidation” campaign. The two are coming together to help women conquer gymtimidation – the anxiety caused by working out […]

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  • SAKS WELLNESS SHOP

    Friday, January 7, 2022

    Saks widens its wellness portfolio with products from more than 100 brands Saks, the premier luxury ecommerce platform, announces the launch of its Wellness Shop on Saks.com. The shop, which has a dedicated place in both the women’s and men’s top navigation on the website, encompasses four key pillars: fitness, health & nutrition, sexual wellness and […]

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  • KATY PERRY KICKS OFF PLAY

    Wednesday, January 5, 2022

    New Residency Debuts with Sold-Out Performance On December 29th, global superstar Katy Perry kicked off her headlining Las Vegas residency, Katy Perry: PLAY at the brand-new Resorts World Theatre. The premiere performance had a sold-out crowd on their feet as she brought the excitement and glamour to the Las Vegas Strip. “As with everything I do, PLAY […]

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  • Harlem’s Fashion Row Supports Designers Of Color

    Wednesday, September 8, 2021

    Harlem’s Fashion Row’s nonprofit, ICON360, and Crown Royal Regal Apple bestow four grants to Black designers during Tuesday’s Harlem Fashion Row Style Awards Crown Royal Regal Apple and Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) – a premier agency creating a bridge between brands and designers of color in the fashion industry — united on Tuesday evening for HFR’s New York Fashion […]

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  • WHO IS BILL DUKE?

    Wednesday, August 11, 2021

    By Teryl Warren After 40 years in any given profession, most people are thinking about retirement. But veteran actor, director, producer and author Bill Duke – who first burst onto the scene in the 70’s – is still growing, still learning and still operating at the highest levels in Hollywood. In his latest role, he […]

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Jun
13

G.O.A.T. UNSUNG PRESIDENT

 By Marc Alexander   Brace yourself. It’s an election year, and the inundation of glib debates and campaign attack ads will soon be upon us.  In no time at all, the world will soon learn every miniscule minute minutia about President Barack Obama and his opponent Mitt Romney. Over the next few months, everything from […]

Jun
13

Main Course: SKIRT STEAK

A SKIRT JUST FOR HIM! By Chef Arturo Vargas Nowadays, a lot of men are making healthier choices when it comes to eating, and that means cutting back on their intake of red meat.  But the way to a man’s heart is still through his stomach, and, sometimes, the taste and texture of a good […]

Jun
8

The View from Breakers Hotel: June 8

This is the first in a series of summer blogs about the mother-daughter travels of myself and my 22-year old daughter. Though we live in Hampton Roads, we just can’t seem to keep still. Maybe were also Rom, in addition to being Black and Native American, but that’s another story for a later date. Today […]

Feb
9

FELA!

 Review by Marc Alexander   I’ve been a semi-devotee of Fela Kuti since one of my best friends slid me a tape of the legend back in the early 1990’s. For me, at the time Fela’s music was like rediscovering James Brown – only with a Nigerian patois. I couldn’t distinguish all of his lyrics, […]