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Love’s Last Episode is one of the hottest stage plays of 2017. Written by Faizah Imanhi and directed and produced by her as well. This thesbian playwrite got the idea to write her own play while working as a stand in on one of Tyler Perry’s tv productions. Talk about taking a job to heart. She has poured her life savings into putting on this production. Love’s Last Episode is entertainment at it’s finest, a story about a celebrity real estate broker dealing with male issues that aren’t usually addressed in today’s society. ” Watch the ups and downs of a man struggling to find love, while overcoming a deep dark secret from his past. You will laugh. You will cry. You may leave mentally changed forever, allowing your heart to experience the true definition of empathy.

The production not only speaks to men. It also speaks to the women who love them.

For one day only there will be two opportunities to experience this stage play of the year. Sunday September 10th Two shows 3pm & 7:30pm at the Porter Sanford Performing Arts Community Center in Decatur, GA. Come and take your mind off Hurricane Irma for two hours you won’t regret.

Tickets are currently on sale at https://fivo-entertainment–productions.ticketleap.com/loves-last-episode-stageplay-labor-day-weekend-2017-atlanta/  for $20 in advance and $30 at the door. Grab a date and come out!

 

 

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What about this life that you live and want to see change, I mean your waiting on something to change but are you taking the necessary steps to make that change. Good old fashion hard work still pays off. I know that we live in microwave world and we expect so much but do very little to bring what expect to come to past. Take this new month in consideration, you know there were some things that you didn’t like about last month but what steps did you first plan to do to something about it. What steps did you take to make sure that your results are going to be different.

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The 2016 Pure Heat Community Festival was amazing as The Real ATL Pride took over Piedmont Park and hosted a day full of music, fellowship, and fun. I had the opportunity to capture images of the day’s activities which included a mini concert by K. Michelle, Tiffany Evans, JhonnI Blaze and many more. The Real Atlanta Pride is so much more than an opportunity to party it’s about giving back to the community and developing life long relationships.

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Lorraine Smith, Jasmine Guy, Mali Hunter, Lee England, Ed Lover, Terri J Vaughn, Angie Stone, Shanti Das, and Kwanza Hall

It’s no secret Chef Mali Hunter has the most infamous #FamousDinners at the legendary Tree Sound Recording Studios. Typically these dinners are private invites for artists who have invested their time & recording energy to perfecting their crafts in one of Tree Sound private studio rooms. The dinners serve as congratulatory salutations to celebrate the artists hard work & let the media and taste makers of Atlanta experience the finished product.

Mali Hunter and Lee England

Mali Hunter and Lee England

Quincy Jones wanted to make sure his artist Lee England Jr was presented to the world in the best light possible. So its not a surprise that he would tap Mali Hunter on the shoulder to set up an amazing dinner with some pretty amazing people in Atlanta! Lee England Jr not only introduced us to his incredible Soul Orchestra but he brought along a friend, the infamous Ashanti the mad violinist. What an incredible evening!

Kwanza Hall, Mali Hunter and Paul Diaz

Kwanza Hall, Mali Hunter and Paul Diaz

To top things off Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall showed up (along with his wife Natalie Hall) and made a special announcement. Not only did he present Mali Hunter, Groove Chambers and Paul Diaz and the Tree Sound Recording Studios with a proclamation from the city of Atlanta because of all their philanthropic efforts but Monday July 18th was declared National Tree Sound Recording Studio Day!

Angel McCoughtry in one of her cool poses

Angel McCoughtry in one of her cool poses

Courvoisier cocktails permeated throughout the room. Coronas flowed galore for the beer lovers and of course you can’t eat Mali’s #Famousdinners without topping off your dishes with tastely “Cholula Hot Sauce.” You never know who you are going to see at Chef Mali’s Famous Dinners so it’s best to just be prepared. You may be able to network with people you would never have met anywhere else and the relationships you form at Tree Sound studios could be 100% life changing.

Special thanks to Terri J Vaughn, Angie Stone, Jasmine Guy, Shanti Das, Kwanza Hall, Loraine Smith, Jonell PR, Ed Lover, Paras Griffin, Romello, Daniel Watson the Tree Sound staff and a host of others that always support #ChefMali

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A.J. Bohannon, a Black Lives Matter activist who once watched his cousin mistakenly get gunned down by police in 2012, had gathered more than 1,000 other activists to march through the streets of Wichita, Kansas on Sunday afternoon. But that plan changed when he received a call from Wichita’s new police chief just days before the scheduled event. The new idea was to hold an event where police and protesters could effectively come together to ease the tensions that have risen in the wake of recent police shootings in America.

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Saints & Sinners‘ Demetria McKinney hosted her Inaugural Mother’s Day Brunch in Atlanta, Ga. last weekend at Suite Lounge. The R&B songstress invited her special guest and friend, Kelly Price for a performance covering Mariah Carey’s Hero, which they dedicated to all mothers. The performance evoked so many emotions amongst the audience.

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Did you know on average the children of today are exposed to 30 minutes of sunlight per day? Chasing Destiny’s Kelly Rowland is known from her life in Houston, Tx. The singer’s roots lead all the way back to Atlanta, Ga. Last week, the songstress engaged with the Boys & Girls Club Atlanta and you could tell he felt right at home, as she joined in their outdoor activities.

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On April 22, 2016 4x Grammy Award Winning Producer Hitman Stevie J and the mother of his first son Pastor Rhonda Henderson had her booking signing, “The Private Life of A Public Woman” at Perimeter Mall inside of the Paparazzi store. Yes you see it!  You think you know  someone by looking at them from the outside or by just watching them from the outside from a public view but you have no idea. READ MORE