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Archive for December, 2011
By Sherlene Shanklin
Ashland, Kentucky native and country music star Wynonna Judd announces that she is getting married. got engaged to her boyfriend over the holidays.
The Grammy Award winner and musician Cactus Moser, the drummer for country group Highway 101 got engages on Christmas Eve. .
Judd, 47, and Moser, 54, currently are touring together as Wynonna and The Big Noise.
Judd has sold more than 30 million albums throughout her 28-year singing career and has won five Grammys.
The wedding date was not announced to the public.
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By Sherlene Shanklin
If the lawyers for boxer Floyd Mayweather don’t appeal he will have to start 2012 off behind bars. Mayweather will have to surrender on January 6th and serve 90 days in a Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas for misdemeanor battery, domestic violence and harassment.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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December 9, 2011
(Nashville, TN) – IBFFN award winner, Alvin Moore Jr. announced that its latest stageplay, “The Perfect Gift”, will air on BET on Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 4:00 pm CST. Moore’s projects on the BET network captured nearly half a million viewers each and have garnered top positions in DVD sales in Target and Wal-Mart stores across the country for One Village Entertainment. “The Perfect Gift” is now on target to increase Moore’s fan base significantly as he is own his way to becoming a housedold name.
“The Perfect Gift”, an inspirational story of family, love, hardship and restoration, written and directed by AME CEO Alvin Moore Jr., stars R&B crooner Ruben Studdard (Winner of American Idol), TV & Film Actress Golden Brooks (Girlfriends), TV & Film Actor Darius McCrary (35 & Ticking, Young & The Restless), Comedian and Actor Chris Spencer (Jamie Foxx Show and BET TV show Let’s Stay Together), Clifton Powell (35 & Ticking, The Mentalist), Buddy Lewis (That’s So Raven and Black Dynamite) and Alvin Moore, Jr. as his signature character “Gramps” (A Mother’s Prayer, When The Lights Go Out). The Perfect Gift DVD, packaged with a bonus CD, is also available for purchase online at amazon.com The amazing bonus CD, also produced and co-written by Moore, brings the play to life. Soundtracks feature the soulful, smooth vocals of Ruben Studdard in addition to songstress Jewel Lucien.
“Moore’s work, without a doubt, makes him one of the top performers in the stage play arena,” according to Brett Dismuke, VP of Urban Programming and Acquisitions for One Village Entertainment. “We immediately knew he had, and still has, something special when he presented his packaged soundtrack, DVD and trailer to my team at the International Black Film Festival in Nashville in 2008” .
IBFFN Founder Hazel Joyner-Smith says, “The festival has become a prime opportunity to showcase talent in Tennessee. The south is becoming a key player and is making its mark on the film and television industries. And Alvin Moore, a Nashville, TN resident and graduate of Tennessee State University is definitely one of our rising stars.”
Be sure to visit the IBFFN website for updates on the upcoming festival www.ibffnashville.com also check out more infrormation about The Perfect Gift and upcoming projects by Alvin Moore Entertainment at www.alvinmooreentertainment.com
About International Black Film Festival Nashville
Our mission is “Through the art of film, we celebrate the richness, diversity and creativity of storytelling for the cultural enrichment, progression, and education of communities worldwide.”
The International Black Film Festival of Nashville (IBFFN), established in 2006, is a collaboration of dedicated professionals who support the need for a “community” effort to bring African-American and other communities together to showcase their work as emerging and skilled independent filmmakers, actors, composers, screenwriters, directors and other film industry professionals. With “Defining Our Stories, Transforming the Image” as its organizational theme, IBFFN strives to ensure culturally accurate depictions in film with special emphasis on providing a forum for unheard, unseen and unknown viewpoints, and to showcase the rich creativity and diversity found in communities of color locally, nationally and internationally.
The festival is made possible in part with the continued support of The Film House, The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, The Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau, One Village Entertainment, Comcast, HCA-Tri-Star, The Tennessee Arts Commission, The TN Film, Entertainment and Music Commission and The Screen Actors Guild. With the support of our corporate partners, the community and its leadership the International Black Film Festival of Nashville is on course to becoming one of the top festivals in the country.
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ORGANIC COFFEE…MAKING YOUR COFFEE A HEALTHY CHOICE
Mosbys Coffee introduces Organo Gold to Louisville, KY, Atlanta, Georgia and other U.S. cities November 16, 2011 (Louisville, KY) Now, there’s a healthy alternative for coffee lovers and the craze is sweeping the nation state by state. Mosbys Coffee introduces Organo Gold, a new organic coffee that has a special blend of Ganoderma Lucidium herb, which is in every cup. The herb is odorless and tasteless, leaving the rich taste and smell of the gourmet Arabic bean. Ganoderma is known to contain many active elements that support good health. It contains over 150 antioxidants known to give you an increase in stamina, oxygenation of the body, providing overall energy, natural body detoxification, providing more vigor, better quality of sleep, better circulation, supporting the immune system, while promoting overall health and longevity. Don’t just take our word for it; we encourage you to do your own research on the ganoderma lucidium herb.
According to many studies conducted in North America about coffee drinkers many drink on an average day three to four cups. Almost anytime of the day you can find a line at your area coffee shops. With the number of cups consumed, Organo Gold is a great alternative. Mosbys Coffee invites you to attend their weekly jazz and R&B mixers where you can taste test the coffee. The mixers are on Sundays at 6:30pm and Tuesdays at 7:30pm in their Louisville office located at 8401 Shelbyville Road. If you are a coffee shop looking for a great alterative for your customers you are invited to attend a mixer and/or our staff can do to you shop for a private tasting. If you are looking for extra money during the holidays become a distributor for Mosbys Coffee by calling 502-641-3149. For more information go to www.trinitywealthbuilding.org.
If you would like to setup an interview and/or tasting please contact VIPP Communications at 502-295-0435. ###