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    SMIRNOFF EQUALIZES MUSIC

    Thursday, March 16, 2017

    SMIRNOFF™ LAUNCHES THE “EQUALIZING MUSIC” INITIATIVE IN AN EFFORT TO DOUBLE THE NUMBER OF WOMEN HEADLINERS BY 2020 SMIRNOFF Brings Music Fans and Industry Leaders Together to Increase Diversity within the Electronic Music Industry The most inclusive genre of music in the world has a severe gender diversity issue. According to a sample study conducted by THUMP, [...]

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  • Aviator Nation founder Paige Mycoskie with her custom-designed 2017 Aviator Nation + 2017 Honda Rebel Motorcycle

    HONDA REBEL AT SXSW

    Thursday, March 16, 2017

    Launch Of The Honda Rebel + Aviator Nation Motorcycle At SXSW Multi-faceted brand collaboration premiering at the Waterloo Records Day Parties during SXSW 2017 This year’s SXSW festival-goers will get an up-close and personal look at the ultimate motorcycle for the next generation of rider – the 2017 Honda Rebel & the Honda Rebel + [...]

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  • Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation creator, Alexandra "Alex" Scott

    Lemonade Stand Fights Cancer in Kids

    Saturday, March 4, 2017

    Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Announces National Lemonade Days Hero Ambassadors for 2017 Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer, announces the National Lemonade Days Hero Ambassadors for 2017. ALSF and the three families invite volunteers of all ages across the country to take a “stand” against [...]

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  • Pictured Above: "Underground" Executive Producer, John Legend, Guest-Starring as Frederick Douglass in Season Two Premiering Wednesday, March 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on WGN America.

    JOHN LEGEND AS FREDERICK DOUGLASS

    Saturday, March 4, 2017

    WGN America Releases First Look of John Legend as Renowned Abolitionist Frederick Douglass in Season Two of ‘Underground’ The Runaway Hit Series Returns for a Pulse-Pounding Second Season Wednesday, March 8 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Season One Marathon of “Underground” to Air on Wednesday, March 8 Beginning at 12:00 p.m. ET/PT in Advance of Season Two [...]

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Woodrow Wilson
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 [...]

skirt steak
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 [...]

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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 [...]

Fela!
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, [...]