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Sheila Raye Charles to headline May 3 Teen Challenge Banquet

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The daughter of singer Ray Charles will headline the May 3 Minnesota Teen Challenge banquet. Sheila Raye Charles will speak about her life, perform with the choir and sing a medley of gospel songs. The banquet, to support the Central Campus of Teen Challenge in Brainerd, will be at Cragun's Resort. Tables of eight are available, as are individual tickets. There will be a silent auction. Sheila Raye Charles founded the One Way Up Prison Ministry in 2007 and speaks and sings at prisons, churches and other venues. Her ministry shares her hope and love to the hopeless and provides resources for inmates re-entering society. She was one of 12 children and moved often with her mother. With minimal attention, Charles ran away from home at age 15 and entered a life of drugs, violence and sexual abuse. She was addicted to cocaine for 15 years, served two sentences in federal prison and lost custody of her five children. During her second stint in prison, Charles opened her …

10th ANNUAL BE SOMEONE DAY

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BeSomeone.org10thANNUAL BE SOMEONE DAY !SATURDAY MAY 5, 2012 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. FREEAND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Greetings!

Details: Who: Orrin Checkmate Hudson, Be Someone, www.besomeone.org What: 10th Annual Be Someone Day: Trayvon Martin When: May 5, 1pm - 4pm. Where: Be Someone Inc., 949 Stephenson Rd.,  Stone Mountain GA 30087
 Be Someone Inc. Creative Director Orrin "Checkmate" Hudson" has announced the 10th Annual "Be Someone Day" May 5 will be dedicated to teenager Trayvon Martin who was killed earlier this year by a self-proclaimed community watch volunteer in Florida. According to Hudson, "Along with this incident the multiple homicides with young people against each other this day will bring much needed attention to these issues effecting young African American males. We need to focus on the root causes and seeds of our community challenges."
Be Someone is opening their doors to the community May 5, 1 - 4 p.m. to better explain the program th…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    

Contact:   B.J. Rice-Hubbard
Title:         Co-Founder/CEO
Phone:     (330) 209-9209
Email:       info@communityartsexperience.com                                  
 COMMUNITY ARTS EXPERIENCE, INC.
P.O. Box 7113, Canton, Ohio 44705
Website:   www.communityartsexperience.com



C.A.E.’s “STOP THE VIOLENCE” STUDENT RALLY AND CONCERT- featuring recording artist Vaughn Anthony

(Canton, Ohio, April 18, 2012) Community Arts Experience (C.A.E.) in association with Hartford Middle
School presents a "Stop the Violence" student rally and concert featuring recording artist VaughnAnthony. The event will be held on Friday, May 4th 2012 at 1:30 p.m. on the campus of Hartford Middle
School located at 1824 3rd street S.E. Canton, Ohio 44707.

Vaughn Anthony, a native of Springfield, Ohio is also the younger brother of Grammy award winning
R&B sensation John Legend. Vaughn Anthony is a noted up-and-coming singer in his own right who
has committed to use his platform for bri…

"GEORGIA'S JUKE JOINT" WELCOMES THE BLUZ QUEEN 4/27

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There’s a new voice in Atlanta; making waves, belting out melodies of Blues, Soul, Country, rhythm & blues...
ATLANTA, GA- Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint
welcomes the BLUZ QUEEN herself,
Ms. Claudette King, the youngest daughter
of the reigning king of the blues and recording
artist for over five decades; the legendary BB KING!

Friday April 27th, 2012
200 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30303
3 Show Times: 10:00pm/11:15p/12:20a.

*Located directly across from the RITZ CARLTON.

(((NO COVER CHARGE)))

~ $5.00 MIN. DRINK/FOOD
REQUIREMENT PP~

Claudette's fathers' influence is very much in evidence
in many of her compilations however, it's only one
of many. While you'll hear plenty of solid blues in
her music— notice in particular the rocking,
 barrelhouse big-band blues of
"Can I Walk You to Your Car" and
"Playin with My Friends"; a song her father,
the Blues King himself made famous.

Claudette King's voice is clear and solid,
with a pleasant…

How to date a Publicist...

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With more than a nod to Tom Chamber’s post currently whizzing its way round social media channels, PR fashion has penned its own alternative guide to dating – well – us.

Ever considered the rigmarole of embarking upon a relationship with a Publicist? In one already? Just how great are Publicists' to go out with? Here are five things you should know about dating a PR pro:

Our relationships are our top priority.

Because our job involves satisfying the needs of multiple people, we’re good at relationships. We’re good at mediating, moderating, and making things happen. “Fantastic,” you’re thinking, “this all sounds lovely.”

Oh, wait, did you think we meant our “relationship” with you? Oh, goodness, no. We have vast networks of contacts; we have more “relationships” than Richard Branson has islands. (Actually, that’s a rubbish comparison—he has only one.)

The fact is, we are people people, inherently social, and we will undoubtedly know at least three times more peop…

ADMITTED UTAH SERIAL SEX OFFENDER/ ATM ROBBER; FIANCÉE TO PIN CRIME AUTOBIOGRAPHY

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AUTOBIOGRAPHYAngela Alexander has begun to pin her own account of Utah’s most heinous crime spree in a "tell it all" novel SALT LAKE CITY — Angela Alexander, former fiancée to one of Utah’s most heinous serial robber and rapist, has began to pin her own account, in a tell-it-all “True Crime” Autobiography and has set a date for her non-fiction novel to press in mid June, 2012 just days after Helaman Jose Bar Pragana, 23, of Kearns, is scheduled to be sentenced on June 8th Pragana plead guilty to:
* eight counts of aggravated robbery,
* four counts of aggravated kidnapping,
* two counts of aggravated burglary,
* two counts of aggravated sexual assault, all first- degree felonies; and  one count of attempted aggravated kidnapping, a second-degree felony.


An additional 22 charges against Pragana were dismissed in exchange for his guilty plea on March 9th.

Pragana targeted as many as 18 victims over the course of his eight-month crime spree. According to charges, …

WHEN LOVE CALLS TAKE 1

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WHEN LOVE CALLS~ TAKE 1 ATLANTA, GA-Sheila Raye Charles, daughter of iconic R&B vocalist Ray Charles and Vaughn Anthony, Brother of Neo-soul singer John Legend, collaborate on their very first Rhythm & Praise single, together. In preparation of her May 4th TRIBUTE in Atlanta, GA, to her legendary father Ray Charles along with her other siblings, Sheila Raye finds inspiration in the creation and anticipation of her new CD with the single "WHEN LOVE CALLS"; A collaboration with Vaughn Anthony, Known as "Mr. Everything," who is stepping towards stardom with his own 
R & B/ Soul feel music.

Together Sheila Raye Charles and Vaughn Anthony embark on their very first Rhythm & Praise duet, setting the bar and tone for a new generation of spiritual music... for the next SEVEN generations.
CLICK PHOTO TO WATCH VIDEO ~TAKE 1

The Bluz Queen to STOMP Elks for Charity

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CONYERS, GA – On February 21, 2012, the Elks Aidmore announced the inaugural Elks Aidmore Music Festival, a Blues and Jazz Music Festival that will be held Saturday, April 28, 2012 at Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers, GA.

The music festival will serve as a fundraising event for Elks Aidmore.

While they have put together a music festival that will feature all live music, its primary purpose is to bring awareness to the plight of children that are in foster care- most of which, are victims of domestic abuse.
Gates open at 2 pm and for this inaugural music festival. Elks Aidmore Music Festival: April 28, 2012;
Georgia International Horsepark
1996 Centennial Olympic Parkway
Conyers, Georgia 30013


Elks Aidmore has assembled an admirable list of Blues, Jazz and Soul artists with the electrifying Ken Ford as the headliner.

Also performing is Claudette "THE BLUZ QUEEN" King, who will take the stage at approximately 8pm. Yes there’s a new voice…

REMEMBERING RAY

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THIS IS ONE NIGHT GEORGIA WILL NEVER FORGET!!! ONLINE LINK FOR SHARING-http://mad.ly/17ab72
RAY CHARLES, Jr., REV. ROBERT ROBINSON, DAVID ROBINSON,RAENEE ROBINSON MCCLELLAN, COREY ROBINSON DEN BOK, SHEILA RAYE ROBINSON, VINCENT KOTCHOUNIAN AND ROBYN MOFFETT... CORDIALLY INVITE YOU TO EXPERIENCE A VERY INTIMATE EVENING WITH THE CHILDREN OF RAY CHARLES AND THEIR SPECIAL “VIP STAR-STUDDED GUESTS” AS THEY HONOR THE LEGACY OF THEIR FATHER’S HERITAGE AND MUSIC.
COME CELEBRATE THE LIFE & TIMES OF GEORGIA’S OWN AND THE FATHER OF GEORGIA’S WORLD-RENOWNED OFFICIAL STATE SONG-
“GEORGIA ON MY MIND”


*LIVE MUSIC-DINNER AND DANCING-CELEBRITY GUEST AND DIGNITARY APPEARANCES.
DANCE, SING, AND ENJOY THE DELECTABLE MENU THAT AWAITS EACH GUEST; COLLECT THE MEMORABILIA! TICKETS ON SALE NOW! @ CLICK HERE *CELEBRATE THE OCCASION WITH A "RAY CHARLES" SPECIALTY DRINK SELECTION DESIGNED JUST FOR THE EVENT!

THIS MUSICAL EVENT WILL FEATURE HAND-PICKED SELECTIONS OF RAY CHARLES’ MOST WELL K…

FISHBURNE DOES RAP

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FISHBURNE DOES RAP “THE KID” RELEASES MEGA WORLD MIXED TAPE; PRELUDE TO NEW CD! Los Angeles, CA- LaStar Fishburne, an aspiring Grammy winning urban Rap, Hip-Hop, R&B artist, has cut his teeth on his first solo mixed tape, and if his sir name resonates, it just may be that he hails from an endearing line of award winning performers.
LaStar, a transplant from Brooklyn, New York, now residing in Los Angeles, had the pleasure of learning and embracing the creative arts at a very young age beginning with tutorials at home with his aunt, mother of the multi award winning American Actor, Laurence Fishburne.
And if family genes have anything to do with it, the Fishburne Legacy of talent is continuing with ‘The Kid”.
Yet LaStar (aka: The Kid), has found a voice of his own and is “assiduously working at becoming a dominate force in the entertainment industry, amongst the elite” says “The KidLaStar’s energy has always been fueled by his passion for the ar…