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Raw Redemption: The Movie “Brian Banks” Brings Powerful Message To ...

The movie “Brian Banks” was a part of the Essence Festival’s Entertainment All Access lineup of films. Yours truly hosted a clips and conversation presentation during the festival for the movie, based on the life of a rising football star ...
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Rebranded: New Essence Owner Reveals Name Change Of Annual New ...

The Essence Festival kicked off on July 4th weekend with a major bang—and that was before the fireworks went off! The festival celebrated its 25th anniversary in New Orleans and launched several new components to maximize their milestone. The weekend ...
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Leah Chase: Suppertime Send-Off To The Queen of Creole Cuisine ...

Groundbreaking restaurateur Leah Chase, the “Queen of Creole Cuisine,” died on June 1 at the age of 96. The New Orleans culinary matriarch who fed civil rights leaders, presidents of the United States, musicians and Hollywood stars spanning over seven ...
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Special Feature: Robert Ri’chard Talks Jazz Legend Buddy Bolden & ...

Actor Robert Ri’chard is one of the stars of “Bolden,” a new film about jazz legend Buddy Bolden. Bolden was a New Orleans-bred cornetist born in 1887 and who died in 1931, but he made a significant impact on jazz ...
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Record Breaking: Essence Festival Audience Larger Than Ever Thanks To ...

It’s literally the largest festival in the world and this year Essence Festival made new milestones with over 510,000 attendees in New Orleans for the four-day gathering during the July 4th holiday weekend. That number broke previous Essence Festival records, ...
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Superb Soiree: My Black Is Beautiful Hosts Exclusive Essence Festival ...

Procter & Gamble’s My Black is Beautiful campaign held an exclusive dinner during the Essence Festival in New Orleans. The event was held at the Ace Hotel and was hosted by motivation speaker Lisa Nichols, featured a performance by Grammy ...
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Bayou Brunch: NOLA Multicultural Tourism Serves Art & Soul

New Orleans Multicultural Tourism Network sure knows how to put on a fine soiree. This year, NOMTN as they are affectionately known, held a swank brunch during the Essence Festival weekend at the Stella Jones Gallery. With the theme, “The ...
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Travel Like A Star On A Budget: Jawn Murray On ...

TV Host & Pop Culture Expert Jawn Murray appeared on the nationally syndicated talk show “Sister Circle Live” to show viewers how to “Travel Like A Star – But On A Budget.” In the segment, that was led by show ...
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Travel Around Your Interests: Jawn Murray On Washington, DC’s Fox ...

TV Host & Pop Culture Expert Jawn Murray appeared on Washington, DC’s Fox 5 Plus with hosts Tony Perkins and Shawn Yancy to show viewers show viewers how they could fulfill their New Year’s Resolution to travel more. In the ...
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Creole Cool: Exclusive Brunch & High-End Hotel Add To New ...

New Orleans Tourism celebrated their Soul of NOLA campaign with an exclusive invite-only brunch during the Essence Festival in New Orleans. Held at the historic Le Musée de f.p.c. museum (2336 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119), the brunch included ...