Atlanta Food & Wine Festival: Destination DeliciousMedia Girl

SERVING UP THE SOUTH SINCE 2010 10TH ANNIVERSARY ATLANTA FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL RETURNS MAY 28-31, 2020

Celebrating its milestone 10th anniversary this year, the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival will spotlight the successes of the past decade and bring attendees back to their roots for a weekend filled with Southern culinary delights. From May 28-31, the 2020 iteration of the Festival produced by Elizabeth Feichter in conjunction with Agency 21 Consulting will highlight the traditions and defining cultures that laid …

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candyman-2020Media Girl

CANDYMAN

Don’t say his name. CANDYMAN RETURNS! This summer, Oscar® winner Jordan Peele unleashes a fresh take on the blood-chilling urban legend that your friend’s older sibling probably told you about at a sleepover: Candyman. Rising filmmaker Nia DaCosta (Little Woods) directs this contemporary incarnation of the cult classic.  For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago’s Cabrini …

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Ash WednesdayFaith/Christian Living

ASH WEDNESDAY 2020

WHAT IS ASH WEDNESDAY? Ash Wednesday is a Christian Holy Day of fasting and prayer. The Holy Day falls on the first day of Lent, the six weeks of penitence before easter. The day is traditionally observed by Western Christians. Today we observe Ash Wednesday and the first day of Lent which marks Lenten. Christians all over the world will …

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Charm City KingsMedia Girl

MEEK MILL, JAHI WINSTON, TEYONAH PARRIS STAR IN “CHARM CITY KINGS”

Synopsis:  Growing up in West Baltimore, teenage Mouse (JAHI DI’ALLO WINSTON, Queen & Slim, Proud Mary, The Upside) feels the fierce pull of different forces: Between notorious ex-con Blax (Grammy-nominated best-selling artist MEEK MILL) and concerned Detective Rivers (WILLIAM CATLETT, TV’s “Black Lightning”), and between the straight path set for Mouse by his concerned mother (TEYONAH PARRIS, If Beale Street Could Talk, …

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Own The RoomLifestyle

3 WAYS TO OWN THE ROOM

I was recently having a conversation with a friend about Owning The Room and she had a concern with adjusting to the room. She found herself in a situation where she was around fellow entrepreneurs who were more established and further along in life. As she strolled the room she found that others were owning the room while she was …

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Little Fires EverywhereLifestyle

LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE

Based on Celeste Ng’s 2017 bestseller, Little Fires Everywhere follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. The story explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster. In 1998, the …

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"Yoga" "Affirmations" "Manifest" "Intentions"Lifestyle

5 Steps To Set Your Intentions + Example Intentions

Are You Ready To Create Powerful Intentions? How many times have you prepared the night before so that your morning would run smooth and in your mind you played out the scenario that everything would be “Picture Perfect”? Go ahead raise your hand. Have you ever thought about setting your intentions?   I’m guilty of this everyday. Listen! It doesn’t …

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FreeformLifestyle

ESSENCE AND FREEFORM ANNOUNCE “GROWN-ISH AND BROKE” STUDENT LOAN PAYOUT OPPORTUNITY WINNERS TO RECEIVE UP TO $150,000

February 19, 2020 (NEW YORK, N.Y.)—ESSENCE, the number one media, technology and commerce company serving Black women, and Freeform, Walt Disney Television’s young adult television network, announce the launch of grown-ish and Broke—a debt payout program for students with undergraduate and student loans. ESSENCE and Freeform launched this innovative program to give students a financial head start so that they …

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Wakanda WeddingFashion & Beauty

WAKANDA WEDDING STYLE

This past Sunday at church we hosted our second annual Citywide Wedding and this year we added a twist. The theme was Wakanda. We asked our congregation to dress in African attire and they not only showed up but showed out! It was an amazing day in ministry and as always a pleasure to be blessed to serve. The day …

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