Showing posts from April, 2013

Michael Jordan Married...again!

Michael Jordan Married...Again! One of the most legendary basketball players in history is once again off the market!Introducing, Mr. and Mrs. Jordan!Michael Jordan is officially a married man again, as him and his now-wife Yvett Prieto had their lavish wedding this weekend. The two lovebirds said their vows in front of over 2,000 guests under what was one of the biggest tents in wedding history!
Michael Jordan got married over the weekend in front of a few hundred of his family and closest friends. The Charlotte Bobcats owner exchanged vows with 35-year-old former model Yvette Prieto on Saturday in Palm Beach, Fla., Jordan's manager Estee Portnoy told The Associated Press Sunday The wedding took place at the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea with nearly 300 guests in attendance, including Tiger Woods, Patrick Ewing, Spike Lee and Ahmad Rashad. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the Bear's Club in Jupiter, Fla., a luxurious private golf club designed by Jack Nick…

Atlanta Television Festivals " 'PILOT SEASON IN ATLANTA 2013' "

This past year has brought the television market in Atlanta something we have never seen before, a true 'Pilot Season'. Metro-Atlanta has benefited from multiple productions hiring thousands of entertainment professionals to create shows that are known all over the world. 

On May 10th, 2013 The Atlanta Television Festival is Celebrating 'PILOT SEASON IN ATLANTA 2013' and shining a light on some of the top producers, networks, studios and other professionals who have helped boom the Metro Atlanta market with their outstanding contributions in television and on the Web. 

This exclusive affair is for professionals in the entertainment business and those aspiring to break in. Enjoy a night of camaraderie among fellow Atlanta TV production colleagues, city officials and representatives from sectors of our government. Enjoy delicious  hors d' oeuvre's  compliments of, state of the art production by, cocktails, gift ba…

Official announcement for Wal-mart Premiere night for Man of Steel!

BENTONVILLE, AR, and BURBANK, CA – April 24, 2013 –Superman fans, mark your calendars! Walmart announced today that it has partnered with Warner Bros. to give its customers exclusive access to see Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Man of Steel” in theaters nationwide before the film’s official release. This program marks the first time in entertainment history that a studio has partnered with a retailer to provide such an opportunity for fans.

Tickets for the exclusive screening of “Man of Steel,” will go on sale in more than 3,700 Walmart stores starting at 8 a.m. on May 18. Customers will be able to purchase up to four tickets per visit, and have the option to choose between 2D or 3D showings, where applicable. The advance screening will take place in selected local theaters nationwide at 7 p.m. on June 13.

“We couldn’t be more excited to give our customers and associates early access to one of the summer’s most anticipated movies,” said Laura Phillips, senior vice presid…

Win BB King's Lucille Guitar!

Win this Epiphone Lucille!

Keeping the Blues Alive is giving away an Autographed BB King Guitar for free. 

Win this Epiphone Lucille!

Joe Bonamassa toured with B.B. King when he was just 13 years old and is a lifelong friend of BB. To honor the blues legend that helped him start his career and to raise money for his non-profit, the "Keeping The Blues Alive Foundation", Joe has donated this guitar and is ready to give it away to one lucky blues fan. Each time someone enters this contest, not only will they have a chance to win, but Joe Bonamassa will donate 10 cents to Keeping The Blues Alive. 


So enter to win and share this with your friends. Together we can Keep the Blues Alive, so EVERYONE IS A WINNER!

CONTEST OPEN UNTIL JUNE 10 Winner will be announced in our newsletter the following Friday. No purchase or donation necessary.

Click here to WIN now!

The Rock Underwent Emergency Hernia Surgery

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson underwent abdominal surgery Monday after sustaining injuries from a wrestling match earlier this month. 

The 40-year-old star announced the news on his Twitter page Sunday: "Saw my Dr who had to push my intenseness back thru the tear in my abdomen. Kinda romantic. Surgery is next week. #BringItOn," he wrote.

Johnson's rep confirmed the news that the star had undergone an emergency hernia operation last night that caused him to miss the Los Angeles premiere of his new film. Director Michael Bay also wished him well from the red carpet: "Dwayne's hurt tonight. He was pushing it too hard. [He] needs to grow up and stop wrestling 300-pound men."

The "Pain & Gain" movie star suffered a torn abdomen and abductor muscles when defending his WWE Champion title in an April 7 match against contender John Cena. Cena won the match that took place at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium in front of a crowd of nearly 80,000.

A Raye Of Hope.. Sheila Raye Charles'

Daughter of music icon Ray Charles, 'Sheila Raye Charles,' rises above her own life and tragic life choices to spring back with a message of hope for humanities children.The daughter of music icon Ray Charles, 'Sheila Raye Charles,'  rises above her own life and tragic life choices to spring back with a message of hope for humanities children. Collaborating with noted business owner, and songwriter Milliea Taylor McKinney. With a message of hope based on her own experience of what faith and belief in 'God' can do.

The collaboration comes from a song written by McKinney,"We Are Hope." The song to be  recorded by Sheila Raye Charles, backed up by an amazing award recognized choir to be announced. The song has already received recognition from those in the social world and in the songwriting industry including 'Song of The Year Honorable Mentions  Award 2011.' 

The power of music has been dated back to the beginning of time documented for its heali…

Boston Bombing Suspect Is in Police Custody...

Boston Bombing Suspect Is in Police Custody... After Daylong Hunt That Seized Boston, a Backyard Standoff
Boston Bomber Identified as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from Kyrgyzstan Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was born in Kyrgyzstan. 
In 2011, surviving Boston bomb suspect, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, was given $2500 scholarship for college from city of Cambridge, MA.

Tamerlan Tzarnaev is 26, born in Russia, became a legal resident in 2007
The teenage suspect in the marathon bombings, whose flight from the police after a furious gunfight early Friday morning sparked an intense manhunt that virtually shut down the entire Boston metropolitan area all day, was taken into custody Friday night after the police found him hiding in a boat in the backyard of a house in Watertown, Mass., a senior law enforcement officials said. Two law-enforcement officials said that the suspect, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, was found in a boat parked behind a house there. It was not immediately clear what condition he was in.The apparent di…

Tina Turner To marry Erwin Bach...

Tina Turner is set to marry long-time partner Erwin Bach (57) this year.

Yes the  73-year-old musician has reportedly said "yes" to her partner of 27 years,German producer Erwin Bach, 57, two years after he had proposed. The two have been living together in Switzerland for the past 18 years. Turner and Bach are getting ready to say "I do" on their property on Lake Zurich and "I am happier than I could have ever dreamed of," the singer recently said. In January, it was announced that Turner is on her way to becoming a Swiss citizen. She's been approved by a local council, pending formal approval from state and federal authorities. This will be Turner's second marriage. From 1962 to 1978 she was married to Ike Turner, who had passed away in 2007. That same year, a script she wrote for an autobiographical musical titled "Simply the Best" portrayed Ike as a "gun-wielding, cocaine-sniffing, wife-beating monster whose signature line is: &…

Rev. Markel Hutchins' "In-Studio: "Praise and Worship Jam Session and Birthday Celebration"

Rev. Markel Hutchins' "Praise and Worship Jam Session and Birthday Celebration"

Atlanta, Georgia- April 6, 2013 Artists' from everywhere came together for an in-studio praise party and jam session where, they all informally played, sang, worshiped and fellowshiped,  similar to the way they did with the "We are the World" recording and the way Bill and Gloria Gaither used to do with their "Gaither Gospel Hour" series but this time, it was for the young righted Reverend Markel Hutchins' Birthday. 
Everyone knew that when the Spirit moved them to grab the solo mic or jump on one of the instruments, they were free to do so as long as they "got skills", and they did.
Bringing in national artiste' like Claudette King, the daughter of one of the greatest blues legends of all time, Mr. B.B. King and well-known Atlanta music ministers such as: Wanda Nero Butler, Brandon Frazier, Reginal Jefferson, Kenny Lowe, Kelvin Manson, Bishop J.D. Means,…

Wesley Snipes released from prison

Wesley Trent Snipes,  American actor, film producer, and martial artist, who has starred in numerous films, including action thrillers and dramatic features, is a free man... Kind of.

The actor and producer was released from prison this week,  but he will remain on house arrest until this summer.

The 50 year old was serving a three-year-sentence in Pennsylvania for failing to file his federal income tax returns. 

Snipes was incarcerated in December 2010 after being convicted in April 2008 in Ocala, Fla., on three misdemeanor charges of failing to file his income tax returns from 1991 to 2001.

The 50-year-old actor was transferred to the New York Community Corrections Office, who will facilitate his home confinement,

The Federal Bureau of Prisons said Snipes was released on April 2 and will be under house arrest until July 19. 

Snipes is best known for his roles in films, such as the “Blade” trilogy and has appeared in TV shows like “Miami Vice.” He is the father of five children and is mar…

Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s anniversary in Cuba

Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s anniversary in Cuba...

The Carters stepped out in Cuba for their anniversary. Beyoncé, 31, and Jay-Z, 43, are currently in Havana celebrating five years of marriage. Also with them are their mothers Gloria Carter and Tina Knowles who previously joined them for a traditional Cuban dinner.  The couple, who married on April 4, 2008, took in the sights of Old Havana, visited a school, dined on a rooftop terrace and strolled the fan-filled streets in their island best. They were mobbed at La Guarida restaurant on Thursday, and police were called to keep fans at bay. According to the Associated Press, they spent their anniversary day walking around the colonial Old Havana district with their bodyguards.  Bey was photographed Thursday carrying a large camera and wearing a short island-print dress and large sunglasses, her braided hair swept into an up-do. Jay-Z strolled the streets with her in a bright polo, shorts and a fedora as he smoked a cigar. On Friday, she rocked it …