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On The Plus Side: Come Spill THE TEA!

  On The Plus Side is ready to spill The Tea!     Dr. Dina Strachan, Margarita Rodriguez, Nigeria Lockley, Afi French, Deborah Franklin, and Janelle Clayton bring us a new web series called The Tea—where books are the topic, and women are the voice.   The Tea will be an intelligent media outlet for…

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Documentary LOOK & SEE coming to the Alamo South Lamar on September 1st

LOOK & SEE A Portrait of Wendell Berry Directed by Austin-based filmmaker Laura Dunn Produced by Robert Redford, Terrence Malick, and Nick Offerman   Opening at the Alamo South Lamar September 1, 2017 Austin-based filmmaker Laura Dunn’s first feature documentary, THE UNFORESEEN, was a powerful examination of the development around Barton Springs and had an incredible…

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On The Plus Side: theCURVYcon is Coming!

  TheCURVYcon is a two-day event that brings plus size Brands, Fashionistas, Shopaholics, Bloggers and YouTubers into one space, to chat curvy, shop curvy and embrace curvy.     Founded by Chastity Garner Valentine, of GarnerStyle.com, and CeCe Olisa, creator of #PSPfit Plus Size Workout Videos, theCURVYcon encourages women to embrace their curves, and do…

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Snowfall Screens in New Orleans during the Essence Festival

Last night, FX Networks hosted a small screening of “Snowfall” in New Orleans at the Theatres at Canal Place. Co-creator John Singleton was on hand to thank guests for their support and to provide insight on the series, which explores the beginnings of the crack-cocaine epidemic in the black community in South Central Los Angeles. Special guests included recording…

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#GirlsTrip VIP Screening Brings Out the Stars

  (New Orleans, LA) – June 30, 2017 – Last Night,  Hello Beautiful, in partnership with Nissan and Universal Pictures, hosted a VIP red carpet  screening for the new film GIRLS TRIP.  Attending from the cast was Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Larenz Tate and Kofi Siriboe; director Malcolm Lee and producer Will Packer introduced the film. Hello Beautiful editors Allison McGevna, Shamika Sanders and Keyaira Kelly were…

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K. Michelle opens Puff & Petals boutique restaurant

Photo credit: Jonell Whitt for Steed Media K. Michelle truly had the year of all years in 2016 with new music and her partnership with Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey. Now it’s 2017 and her dream of opening her own powder pink bistro has come to fruition. A few weeks ago, K. Michelle kicked off a big…

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Decoding Tech” Panel feat NE-YO & More at #ABFF

   (MIAMI) – June 16, 2017 – Yesterday, Google’s “CS In Media” hosted a panel at the American Black Film Festival entitled “Decoding Tech: The Next Generation of STEAM Professionals.” Festival attendees packed the room at the Betsy Hotel in South Beach to hear from leading influencers on how their careers merge technology with the arts…

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Aeysha Carr Teams Up With Kevin Hart & T.I. For New Showtime Series

  Aeysha Carr Teams Up With Kevin Hart & T.I. For New Showtime Series  Everybody Hates Chris alum Aeysha Carr set to write The Studio, a music-themed office comedy from Kevin Hart, and rapper/actor T.I.  The series has landed at Showtime for development, and Harris will serve as executive producer alongside Hart and T.I. who…

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Gina Prince-Bythewood Becomes the First Women of Color To Direct a Superhero Film

Gina Prince-Bythewood Becomes the First Women of Color To Direct a Superhero Film Sony Pictures is setting Gina Prince-Bythewood to direct Silver & Black, the film that is based on Silver Sable & Black Cat (aka Felicia Hardy) characters from Sony’s Marvel Universe revolving around its signature hero Spider-Man.  With this announcement, Prince-Bythewood makes history as…

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