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Written by Sean McKenzie Chase Masterson had a dream to one day stop bullying. As a child, she herself was bullied and stood up to bullies in school . . . “Shut Your Mouths,” was uttered to protect her only friend. Chase was just a scrawny, shy girl at the time. Sadly, her efforts turned   Read More …

Kaylene Peoples does a lot of things.  She has been called a renaissance woman more than once in the press and her musical disciplines are varied. These disciplines range from jazz, classical, and even pop.  Since her release of her first jazz album All Jazzed Up!, Kaylene has embraced “real” jazz with a bear hug. Kaylene   Read More …

Written by Sheryl Aronson Actor/Model Henry Gee from Lagos, Nigeria started off 2017 with a bang. He booked the lead for the Lagos Marathon Run Your Race with Aquafina Water commercial for Billboards, Internet and Print. He also had an amazing 2016 as an actor and a model. He played the leading role in the international   Read More …

What was meant as a tribute to CAB co-founding member Tony MacAlpine, turned into an addictive ritual of monster fusion with shredding guitars, mind-blowing drum solos, killer piano riffs, and testosterone-driven playing on behalf of Bunny Brunel, Virgil Donati, Alex Machacek, and Dennis Hamm. This lineup has played together as CAB once or twice before,   Read More …

(Concert Review April 18, 2015, at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Reading, PA) As I watched the amazing lineup of jazz royalty remembering the true legend, Joe Sample, I had never been so moved by such a fitting musical tribute. I remember it was only a little over a year ago that Wayne Henderson had   Read More …

Byline: S. McKenzie/All Photos by Arun Nevader It was a magical, unforgettable night of fusion and acoustic jazz on April 8, 2015, at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood. Celebrating the dual CD release for Kaylene Peoples and Bunny Brunel (My Man and Invent Your Future); together the two jazz musicians put on a   Read More …

With bright, modern, pop-art and geometric patterns, Busayo’s African traditional fabrics are more ‘fashion’ than ‘ethnic’.  Her designs combine hand-crafted fabrics printed using age-old traditional methods and dying techniques with simple, chic, stylish cuts that are perfect for the sophisticated, city-dwelling woman going about town.    Based in New York, Busayo actively contributes to creating local jobs and preserving   Read More …

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LA ArtCore presents “LA to LA”, the first public exhibition of the Sayago & Pardon collection of Latin American art.  Curated by Idurre Alonso, Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, and Selene Preciado from the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) in Long Beach, the exhibit presents a representative selection of works from the Sayago & Pardon collection that   Read More …

The “Spirit Fashion L.A.” Web/TV series airing on September 17 on KCTV Los Angeles and the Web takes a diffferent angle on fashion.  Whereas most fashion shows leave the viewer wondering how many of the dresses can actually be worn in real life by a person with a ‘real’ (less-than-perfect) body,  this show aims to inspire its audience and to leave them feeling   Read More …

Jeremy Amelin, 26-year old French designer and singer, has very little of the ‘rock star’ attitude you’d expect from someone who’s accomplished so much in both fields… Finalist in the last “Star Academy” show (the French equivalent of “American Idol”), he’s performed alongside bold-face names including Celine Dion, Liza Minelli, James Blunt, Madonna, during the   Read More …

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