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2014-09-16 08:22:14

Voting Open for Fans to Help Determine the Final Eight to Perform in Atlanta in January 2015 TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honda Battle of the Bands is set to make a triumphant return to Atlanta January 24, 2015, when eight of the most prestigious marching bands from America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) will take the Georgia Dome by storm with their incredible musical talent and electrifying showmanship....

2014-09-09 04:20:43

RHN, The Real Hip-Hop Network, inspired by the events in Ferguson, Missouri and the continuing violence in Chicago, is calling on ALL hip-hop artists from around the country to take a stand. WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Real Hip Hop Network (RHN) and Real Hip Hop Cares (non-profit initiative for "THE REAL HIP-HOP NETWORK") is planning a major Concert and movement called "Real Hip Hop United." The Campaign will make a historic call to all rappers, community leaders...

2014-09-04 12:28:08

ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This year's BET Hip Hop Awards Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia will ignite tribute to some of the Music Industry's hottest record breakers and hitmakers nationwide. Presented by MP3Waxx.com, one of the industry's most notable music service distribution companies, headlines a private day honors luncheon on September 20, 2014 at Vibes Lounge. This invite only event applauds such honorees with recognition for their consistent contribution to...

2014-08-22 08:23:26

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The line-up for the "Harlem Creates Music Festival" (HCMF) has been announced by organizer Create X, Inc. HCMF aims to bring together Harlem's population to celebrate, enjoy, and explore the music it creates. The event begins Saturday, September 6(th )at Harlem's World Famous Apollo Theater and concludes with a free concert on Sunday, September 7(th) at Riverbank State Park. Saturday's show begins at 8pm (advance ticket purchase required)....

2014-08-06 23:05:31

CenterLight Healthcare and Dance Theatre of Harlem offer seniors with differing levels of mobility the opportunity to enjoy the wellness benefits of music and movement to both the mind and body. The next semester of the 10-week program will start in September; seniors graduated from the first course in June. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Marking the first collaboration of its kind by a healthcare provider and a major arts organization, CenterLight Healthcare, an innovative managed...

Study Finds Hairstyle Can Affect Exercise For African-American Women
2014-07-23 03:10:16

University of Colorado Denver According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately four out of five black women are overweight or obese and 36 percent meet physical activity objectives as determined by the CDC. That's compared to 50 percent of white women meeting the same objectives. A study conducted by the Center for African American Health and the University of Colorado School of Medicine's Center for Women's Health Research finds that African American women whose hairstyle...

2014-06-25 23:16:19

The video is presented by Coast 2 Coast Video Distribution. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announces the release of the “Can't Buy Your Way to Heaven” music video by Big Sty. The project, presented by Coast 2 Coast Video Distribution, is now available for view on YouTube. The video is directed by George "Jig" Louden, photography by Hugh Burruss, produced by Kevin White and Sed Summers as well as featuring Freeway Rick Ross. The breath of fresh...

2014-06-25 04:20:35

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The (R)Evolution is being streamed in HD! The Real Hip-Hop Network launched a subscription based HD streaming service to satisfy increasing demand for access to quality programming outside of traditional television. The Real Hip-Hop Network hopes to capitalize off of the increasing success of direct to consumer subscription services like NETFLIX and HULU. RHN will air quality original content, live concerts and destination programming events...

2014-06-21 23:00:27

Ticket Down announces that Motown the Musical will be playing long term through August 9th in Chicago, IL at the Oriental Theatre. This popular secondary ticket exchange is offering the exclusive customer promo/coupon code MOTOWN-2014 for added savings. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 Ticket Down is a reliable source for cheap Motown the Musical tickets in Chicago at the Oriental Theatre. Motown the Musical is one of the biggest shows on Broadway and has turned into something that...

2014-06-20 16:21:50

REVOLT aligns community-building efforts with Harlem business alliances to make a larger and collective impact on charity and commerce; Luke James set to perform NEW YORK, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, REVOLT TV announced a new partnership with Harlem Park to Park (HP2P), a network of businesses committed to community development in Harlem. REVOLT formed the partnership to align efforts in adding to the economic development of the Harlem community while raising funds for the...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'