Posts in category "events"

The Baby Chick Does New York

The Baby Chick Does New York
Where do I begin? I’ll start by saying aside for my love for writing, I hold a sincere affinity for theatre and film alike. Last year I was granted the surreal experience to travel to Miami for the American Black Film Festival to report for Six Brown Chicks. It was everything I’d seen in movies... Read more »

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Makeup Show!

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Makeup Show!
By Renee, Beauty School Scarlet Yesterday I had the privilege of attending The Makeup Show Blogger Preview and I was so excited about the information that James Vincent shared that I had to give you “The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Makeup Show Chicago. The Makeup Show Chicago opens promptly at 9... Read more »

Photos: Six Brown Chicks on the Road to Essence!

SBC Correspondents at the Maryland event.
The Six Brown Chicks and official SBC correspondents joined the Road to Essence Festival as panelists in the 4-city national tour that launched on April 26th in Atlanta and closed yesterday in Maryland. The Road to Essence Festival was a collection of four mini-festivals that paid tribute to the 20th anniversary of the Essence Festival.... Read more »
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The Road to Essence Festival is Coming!

The Road to Essence Festival is a collection of four mini-festivals that promote and pay homage to the 20th anniversary of the Essence Festival. The event launched in Atlanta today, where Colgate TOTAL hosted “A TOTAL Conversation” that featured panelists Colgate TOTAL’s Dr. Catrise Austin, Dr. Alison Riddle Fletcher, Dr. Aldun Tartt,  Essence relationship editor... Read more »

Celebrity Photos: From the Rough Movie Premiere

Actress Taraji P Henson From the Rough Movie Premiere photo by A Comeaux
By A Comeaux Oscar nominee Taraji Henson stars in FROM THE ROUGH, the true story of Coach Starks, a former swim coach at Tennessee State University who became the first woman ever to coach an all men’s team at the collegiate level. From the Rough opens everywhere on April 25th. The film follows the true... Read more »

Photos: The Black Social Network Houston

The cast of The Black Social Network Houston
The dynamic stage play currently touring college campuses, The Black Social Network, sponsored by General Motors, explores the issue of reckless social media behavior. The play follows publicist Eva James, who clings to the old ways of communication, and Jasmine, who clings to her self-proclaimed boyfriend. Eva is a powerful public relations professional with an... Read more »
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Photos: Leading Ladies Empowerment Conference

By Celeste T. Parker It was for Chicago, a typical cool non spring-like day.  But inside the deceptively sunlit, beautifully decorated, chic Art Revolution (401 N. Paulina) there was a sense of solidarity that was warm, electric, and no less than extraordinary.  The power source was the Leading Ladies International 5th Annual Empowerment & Leadership... Read more »

Ledisi's amazing Verses and Flow Chicago event!

Ledisi's amazing Verses and Flow Chicago event!
by Dawgelene Sangster- Verses and Flow, sponsored by Lexus, graced Chicago for its Spring event this year. Once again, the Chicago Illuminating Company was the hot venue for the event. The “Verses and Flow” series incorporates music and original spoken word artists showcasing their talent on TVOne. The Chicago event this year featured the amazing... Read more »

Chicago State University Angels Celebrate Single Parent's Day

Essence of an Angel honoree Barbara Palms Barber responds to a question from moderator the Honorable Dorothy Brown during their Single Parent’s Day Panel discussion at Norman’s Bistro on Friday, March 21.  Fellow honorees from left to right are  Cristina Baines, Aundrea Holland and Lisa Haley Huff.  Clerk Brown is at far right.
Essence of An Angel honoree Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County Dorothy Brown facilitated a panel discussion  with four of the 2014 CSU Essence of An Angel honorees, Brenda Palms Barber, Executive Founder, North Lawndale Employment Network; Cristina Baines, Manager, Chicago State University Creative and Print Services; CSU student Aundrea Holland, and  Lisa... Read more »
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Photos: Wealthy Sisters Network

Photos: Wealthy Sisters Network
Photos from the Wealthy Sisters Network’s March Happy Hour event. Six Brown Chicks correspondent Dawniel Winningham gave an encouraging talk to the ladies, reminding them to watch their wealth, their health and their attitudes. The women made a promise to support women-owned businesses and to offer help to a woman in need. The event took... Read more »