Tag: New Orleans

GospelMusic

Blessed & Highly Favored: The Clark Sisters To Be Honored ...

The Clark Sisters will be saluted during the 22nd annual Essence Festival in New Orleans on Sunday, July 3. Twinkie Clark, Karen Clark-Sheard, Dorinda Clark-Cole and Jackie Clark Chisholm will be honored during Essence’s All-Star Gospel Tribute on the Empowerment ...
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Model Moves: Sandhurst Miggins Talks Posing Nude, Travel Tips & ...

Sandhurst Miggins first made an impact in the entertainment industry in 2009 as the runner-up on season two of Bravo’s competition series, “Make Me A Supermodel,” which was hosted by Tyson Beckford. The now the 30-year-old talent, who became a ...
Music

Mogul Moves: Maroon 5’s PJ Morton Launches New Record Label

He may be a member of one of the biggest groups in pop music and a sought-after solo star on the underground soul scene — but PJ Morton isn’t content with playing arenas all over the world with Maroon 5 ...
Lifestyle

Back In Stride Again: Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Returning To ...

After a five-year hiatus, the iconic Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly returns to the 2015 Essence Festival where they will headline the Friday, July 3 tribute to New Orleans. As a celebration of The Big Easy for the 10th anniversary since ...
TV

Family Matters: Anthony Anderson Talks Breaking Boundaries With New Sitcom ...

ABC’s new sitcom “Black-ish” is an edgy comedy in the vein of their established hit “Modern Family,” which is likely why they’re paired together at in the 9pm ET hour (“Black-ish at 9:30pm) on Wednesday nights. The show centers on ...
Movies

Harry Connick Jr: Talks “Dolphin Tale 2,” “American Idol” & ...

New Orleans-bred jazz crooner Harry Connick Jr. is a man of many talents – singer, musician, actor and reality TV judge to name a few. The 46-year-old talent finds himself back at the box office this Friday (Sept. 12) in ...
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On Her Own: Trin-I-Tee 5:7’s Chanel Talks Tina Turner, PJ ...

She made her debut in 1997 as one-third of the top-selling gospel trio Trin-I-Tee 5:7. Now, Chanel Haynes-Schwartz is making her own mark with the debut of her solo CD, “Trin-i-tee 5:7: According to Chanel.” Despite having shared the spotlight ...
TV

Black Bourgeoisie: Lifetime’s “BAPS” Has High-End Hoopla

“Don’t judge us based on that clip,” Jason K. Wilson told a group of media professionals who gathered in a small room inside the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center during the Essence Festival in New Orleans to meet the cast ...
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Tech Talk: Lance Gross & Regina Hall Host Verizon Dinner

Verizon Wireless returned as a sponsor for the 2014 Essence Festival. To culminate the 20th year of the festival in New Orleans, Verizon Wireless had an interactive booth activation at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center where festival attendees could ...