The hustle and bustle of the holidays is upon us. Stress and shopping fatigue will also press full steam ahead for many. Opt-out of the holiday madness this year and choose creativity and calm this Christmas. Painted Pearls and Parties is a venue where you can explore your inner artist; enjoy your favorite beverage, and fellowship with friends. Owner Lisa M. Cliff will give you easy instructions on painting your soulful masterpiece that you can gift or take home an admire on a designated wall in your home. Located on Columbus’s Northeast side at 5459 Sandalwood Blvd., Painted Pearls and Parties will help youRead More →

Mothers Helping Mothers (MHM) is sharing the Christmas spirit this year by holding their 7th Annual Christmas Dinner and Toy Drive. This year’s event is from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 16, 2017 at Urban Oasis Community Events Center in Columbus. The charity event will include children’s activities, entertainment and ministries. “When the annual chari­ty Christmas Event began seven years ago, roughly  150 people attended to receive free clothes, toys and food for the hol­idays, said MHM Founder Dr. Cortesha Cowan. “Last year, nearly 180 plates of food were served for those in need.” The numbers continue to grow each year and donations andRead More →

  More about Jasmine Crowe: Jasmine Crowe is a docu-series producer and entrepreneur whose projects addressing hunger and poverty, and access to quality education have positively impacted vulnerable communities in more than 20 U.S. cities, the United Kingdom, and Haiti. Specifically, the Sunday Soul Homeless feeding initiative has successfully fed more than 50,000 and led to the founding of social technology enterprise Goodr in 2016. Under Jasmine’s leadership, Goodr has redirected more than 100,000 pounds of excess prepared foods — in addition to fresh fruits, vegetables, and other supplies — to communities in need since 2016. Jasmine holds a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina CentralRead More →

Nashville-based internet radio station Yes Lord Radio has made it to the first round of nominations for Best Internet Station of the Year and they are encouraging listeners to vote them to the 2nd round. The  frequently cited and recognized as bringing Christians the TOP gospel music, news and entertainment, Yes Lord Radio has two Stellar Awards (2011 & 2014) under their belt and are hopeful for a third. With more than 3 million listeners world-wide the station has three channels: YLR HITS featuring  contemporary gospel, YLR Gold featuring traditional gospel, and YLR HYPE showcasing  hip-hop. Those wanting to show the station some voting loveRead More →

JOHN LEGEND AND CARRIE UNDERWOOD SET TO CO-HOST “GRAMMYS® GREATEST STORIES: A 60TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL” AIRING FRIDAY, NOV. 24 ON CBS SUPERSTARS ALICIA KEYS, RICKY MARTIN, P!NK, BLAKE SHELTON, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, AND UNDERWOOD ADDED TO STELLAR LINE-UP SANTA MONICA, CALIF. —GRAMMY® Award winners John Legend and Carrie Underwood will co-host “GRAMMYs® Greatest Stories: A 60th Anniversary Special,” an all-encompassing retrospective packed with epic moments from the past 59 years of GRAMMY history, including new anecdotes directly from the artists on how their GRAMMY performances came to be. The primetime special will be broadcast on Friday, Nov. 24, from 9-11 p.m. ET/PT, on the CBS TelevisionRead More →

Die-hard fans of Joe Deloss’s Hot Chicken Takeover can now rejoice because a new spot is open at the Easton Gateway at 4198 Worth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio. This makes his 3rd store in Columbus. The other locations are at the North Market in the Short North and Clintonville. The Nashville-style hot chicken restaurant’s grand opening + ribbon cutting ceremony took place November 6th for the public. The first 25 people in line received a free meal, and the next 25 people in line received a free Miss B’s banana pudding. I had the opportunity to get a sneak-peak before the grand-opening on Nov. 4 and IRead More →

Nashville, TN — An all new series of seminars and workshops called THE BLUEPRINT has launched by the Bellamy Group. THE BLUEPRINT is an educational and life inspiring session with multiple award-winning Marketer/Publicist and Stellar Award Nominated Creative BENITA BELLAMY, CEO of The Bellamy Group in Nashville, TN. Benita will offer in-depth relevant information about strategic Marketing and Music Business tactics for artists, ministry administrators, music industry professionals and creatives. These sessions have been created to provide attendees a solid blueprint of proven strategies, accurate policies and procedures, and innovative tools for success in music, arts and ministry. THE BLUEPRINT sessions will be held inRead More →

(Atlanta, GA) Kingdom Girls Rock! will host its first annual awards show on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 8 p.m. at The Believers House located at 256 Memorial Drive Atlanta, GA. The first awards show of its kind, Kingdom Girls Rock! honors women of the faith who positively influence lives and make a difference in their communities and across the globe. Confirmed guests and honorees include: Pastor Kimberly Jones Pothier (Real Talk Kim) Evelyn Braxton Cora Jake-Coleman Trina Hairston Sunday’s Best Winner Y’Anna Crawely Celebrity Stylist Tierra Blount Celebrity performers Minon Sarten, Zaviel Janae, Destanie Jennings, Alia Akili will also be in attendance. “I wasRead More →

The Break Bread Project is giving back to the community and is seeking help. If you know of anyone who is or will be in need of a meal or clothing please be sure to send them their way. Clothing donations are also needed. They want to help as many people as possible so let’s all band together and make it happen. #Project90 #Sundaze614 If you have anything you want to donate please get in contact with Erin Saul on Facebook. #shareshowshineRead More →

  Lovers of Nashville-style hot chicken or die-hard fans of Joe Deloss’s Hotchicken Takeover brand can now rejoice because a new spot is opening up at Easton Town Center. See details below: Easton Grand Opening + Ribbon Cutting Event Date: Monday November 6th Time: 11:00am Location: 4198 Worth Ave (Easton Gateway) First 25 people in line get a Free Meal, next 25 people in line get a Free Miss B’s Banana Pudding.Read More →