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Back In Stride Again: Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Returning To Essence Festival

Posted May 5, 2015 by jmurray

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 Hurricane Katrina, Essence’s July 3 concert will feature special moments of tribute to the city [...]

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Chevy Spark: Why Spike Lee Tapped Mo’ne Davis For Auto Brand’s Commercials

Posted February 10, 2015 by jmurray

Chevrolet was one of the sponsors of the 46th NAACP Image Awards and AlwaysAList.com traveled with them to Pasadena, Calif. for a weekend of activities. An organization that celebrates the advancement of colored people, it was fitting for Chevrolet to have Martin Davis, GM Design Manager, Exterior Lighting and North American Exterior Design, and acclaimed [...]

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Jump In Da Line: Junkanoo CD Showcases Masters Of Bahamian Music

Posted January 2, 2015 by jmurray

Music is a focal point of the Junkanoo celebration in The Bahamas. In anticipation of the first ever Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival this Spring, The Bahamas kicked off a nationwide Bahamas Junkanoo Carnival Song Competition. The Bahamas National Festival Commission (BNFC) invited musicians from all over the Bahamas to enter the competition.  Both established artists and [...]

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Freedom Festival: Bahamian Celebration Junkanoo Has Deep History

Posted January 2, 2015 by jmurray

The Bahamas are a place where people from all over the world retreat to for a portion of paradise.  While most jet there for fun in the sun, basking on the beaches and a swim in their wonderful waters; most don’t take time to recognize a native tradition steeped in African heritage called Junkanoo. Junkanoo [...]

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Repackaged: Warren Brown’s CakeLove Gets Fresh Approach

Posted December 5, 2014 by jmurray

As the cupcake business is changing and news of once-thriving chain Crumbs closing most of its stores and reorganizing, dessert don Warren Brown is trying something new with his Cakelove brand. The lawyer-turned-baker launched Cakelove in Washington, DC back in 2002 and expanded to multiple areas and locations over the years. When AlwaysAList.com spoke to [...]

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Rock Harper: “Hell’s Kitchen” Winner Cooking Up Capital Barbecue

Posted November 13, 2014 by jmurray

Celebrity chef Rahman “Rock” Harper has opened a new restaurant in Washington, DC. The winner of season three of Gordon Ramsay’s hit Fox competition series “Hell’s Kitchen” and author of “44 Things Parents Should Know about Healthy Cooking for Kids” has opened a new establish in the expanding Southeast community of the nation’s capital called [...]

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Donna Richardson Joyner: Releases Sexy Swimsuit Photos To Celebrate Her Birthday

Posted November 10, 2014 by jmurray

Donna Richardson Joyner is one of America’s most notable fitness experts, serving on President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports for both President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama. A former contributor on NBC’s “Today” show and an ESPN commentator, Donna made her mark in the fitness world as part of “Buns of Steel” [...]

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Stripped Down: Halle Berry Gets Into Lingerie

Posted October 23, 2014 by jmurray

Oscar winner Halle Berry is helping women get undressed. The 48-year-old actress has invested in the iconic French lingerie label Scandale Paris.  Berry is now co-owner of the 80-year-old company and will be partners with Erik Ryd, owner of the Hong Kong-based manufacturer Hop Lun, to re-launch the luxury label. “I fell in love with [...]

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Oh Taste & See: Walt Disney’s First Class Food Festival

Posted October 14, 2014 by jmurray

There are festivals and then there are Walt Disney World festivals! And if you’re a lover of food and wine, there is no festival like the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at the Epcot Resort at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. This 53-day festival (Sept. 19 to Nov. 10) really is a carnival [...]

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Higher Learning: “12 Years A Slave” Headed To High Schools

Posted September 18, 2014 by jmurray

Many often say that the younger generation does not realize the impact that slavery had on the American culture. Now, students may have to face the reality of slavery by seeing it first-hand in the Academy Award-winning feature film “12 Years a Slave.” Fox Searchlight has revealed that it has partnered with New Regency, Penguin [...]

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