Archive for October 2011

Steve Jobs Book is a must read

Steve Jobs biography hits the market today.  I predict it will be the biggest book of the year.  It is a must read for anyone interested in the brand new world that he created via leadership, innovation and new technology.  I have enjoyed and learned from everything that I have read about Jobs.  His life... Read more »

HerPanache's CEO Shareha Tackles Abuse & Homelessness

HerPanache's CEO Shareha Tackles Abuse & Homelessness
October is Domestic Abuse Awareness Month.  And for many, there are painful stories that go untold and hearts that remain wounded from unfortunate circumstances. Shareha Adriann, CEO and Owner of HerPanache, an online shopping boutique with an intense product line of shoes, jewelry, and purses,  is expanding her vision and mission this weekend to help... Read more »

Stella Foster Receives Life Time Achievement Award from Chicago Journalists Association

Pretty ladies.
Stella Foster  was just celebrated by Chicago Journalists with the Lifetime Achievement Award.  Chicago’s entire media community turned out for her, in a  beautiful and befitting tribute last Friday (October  14)  evening at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza. Stella grew up in Englewood and went to Chicago Public Schools.  Upon the recommendation of her... Read more »
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Reginald Torian Hosts Zemrah in Concert - Saturday, October 22

Mr. Reginald Torian, lead singer, of The Impressions is hosting the evening, “Here’s To Life” Concert introducing   Zemrah.     She will introduce her new CD, “Irresistible Zemrah.”  The program is from 7 to 10 p.m. at Prarire State College,  Main Auditorium 202 South Halsted Street, Chicago Heights, Illinois.   Tickets are $30.  For more information  call  312 318 ZEMRAH... Read more »

Rosie, Rosie, Rosie   What is the Rosie O’Donnell Show?   It airs at 6:00 p.m on OWN. Is this really suppose to compete with the news? Is it an interview show? Is it a game show? Is it a motivational show? Is it really suppose to replace the Oprah Winfrey show? It is none... Read more »

Hebru Brantley Afro-Futurism introduces YESTERDAYS LOSERS

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A follower of his work since first meeting him in 2010 at Three Peas Art Lounge and then attending two of his pop-up shows and being in complete awe during his Afro-Futurism: Impossible View exhibit in March at the Zhou B. Art Center, there are various words to describe the drive and art work of... Read more »
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ZEMRAH, PRESENTS "HERE'S TO LIFE" CONCERT October 22

I would like to introduce  a wonderful talent.  Her name is Zemrah. She is performing in concert at Prairie State College, on Saturday October 22. Tickets are $30. Call   318-ZEMARAH    Or   318 936 7241. Q:  How did you start singing? A:  I started singing in church at the age of 8 years old like... Read more »

Reverend Jesse Jackson at 70

Rev. Jackson and Rev Sharpton.
Rev. Jesse Jackson celebrates his 70th birthday this Saturday, October 8.  He will be 70 years old.  Bravo. Most civil rights leaders don’t live this long.  He has been on the forefront of social issues, and democratic politics since he was a student trying to check out books at the segregated library for an academic paper.... Read more »

Walter Payton's Book

SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/hermene/Desktop/2011%20Radio%20commentaries/Walter%20Payton%E2%80%99s%20Book.doc Walter Payton’s Book   There is a new book on Walter Payton just released.  Payton, of course, is the all time, forever-great football player for the Bears.  He was faster than lightening and remains a Chicago hero.  He died 12 years ago from a rare cancer. The biography reveals a dark side of Payton. ... Read more »
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Harry Belafonte at Union League Club on November 8

  Harry Belafonte is not just one of the greatest entertainers of our time; he has led one of the great American lives of the last century. Now, this extraordinary icon tells us the story of that life, giving us its full breadth, letting us share in the struggles, the tragedies, and, most of all,... Read more »