Monthly Archives: April 2012
Activities from this week gave me the opportunity to reflect on the possibilities of one’s experiences during their journey. As my adventures to various happenings in the city allowed me to meet a diverse crowd of people who had intriguing stories about their ultimate goals, I started thinking about the course of life. One of my favorite quotes from the movie “Forrest Gump” explains just how mysterious life can be with the unforgettable saying from Forrest which goes, “Life is like a box of chocolates…you never know what you’re gonna get.” Whether in personal or professional endeavors, there are some instances, which may happen in our life that can detour us from pursing our ultimate goal.
There’s something so amazing to be in an environment full of visionaries! On Wednesday, April 18, 2012, Reverend Al Sharpton and National Action Network hosted their 14th Annual Keepers of the Dream Awards at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Whether among entertainment, political, non-profit, Corporate America, and other sectors in the workforce, there will always be a “Keeper of the Dream” which Dr. Martin Luther King envisioned for the world.
Listen to my latest adventure as I have a One on One Conversation with the multi-talented actor, writer, producer, and director, Mr. Gary Anthony Sturgis! Gary tells his story on how he started his career in the entertainment industry, shares his latest projects where his roles are lightened up from the norm, and gives advice on how to break into this industry! Get ready for this engaging adventure as we talk about his career and developing roles in the entertainment industry! Read the rest of this entry
As spring keeps on blossoming, people are also blossoming, talking, and promoting for different events, and you just never know who might pop up in the Big Apple to get the buzz out in the crowd! Native New Yorker Darrin Henson, acclaimed actor, producer, choreographer, philanthropist, and recent NAACP Image Award nominee, graced his presence as host for The JI Group After-Work Networking Mixer held on Monday, April 2, 2012 at the Skyroom in the heart of NYC!
There was no better way I could have spent the day than to end Women’s History month by Celebrating the Sista Within at the 5th Annual Sista 2 Sista Youth Summit, Saturday, March 31, 2012 at the St. Francis College in Brooklyn, NY. An empowering filled day of celebrations included engaging workshops, reflective activities which addressed issues that are faced in the lives of youth, and uplifting live entertainment helped make this event a memorable one that will leave a mark in the young girl attendees lives and give them new light as enter the real world!