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Award-Winning Actor & Grammy-Nominated Singer of 90’s R&B Group Brownstone honored in Atlanta
Award-Winning Actor & Grammy-Nominated Singer of 90’s R&B Group Brownstone honored in Atlanta

 

LuXe Lifestyle will honor award-winning actor Michael Beasley and Singer/Writer/Producer/Director Nicci Gilbert and others at Aurum Lounge  on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 beginning at 8pm. General admission is only $10.  “We are honored to salute world changing leaders who make a difference in the communities they reside, work and inspire in,” shares Renee Knorr, managing partner of LuXe LifeStyle who also serves as the Fashion & Beauty Director of the 19TH HOLE MAGAZINE, golf's most fashionable publicaton. 

Award-winning actor, Michael Beasley, is considered "The Top ‘Working Actor’ in Hollywood South." In 2011, Michael has already had supporting roles in nine feature films, a guest-starring role in a hit TV show and a recurring role on Starz’s new TV show, “Magic City.” Michael has thirteen feature films premiering in 2011-2012. The films are “The Bay” which is directed by Barry Levinson, “Flight,” “Papa,” “Arthur Newman, Golf Pro,” “The Change-Up,” “Unconditional,” “Contraband,”  “Journey 2 : The Mysterious Island,” “American Reunion,” “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” “Hero,” “Mystic Rising,” and “Mardi Gras : Spring Break.” In 2010, several of Michael’s films premiered in theaters, including  “I Love You Phillip Morris,” “Mississippi Damned,” “American Violet,” “Preacher's Kid,” and “Road Trip 2 : Beer Pong.” Beasley has also been a regular in Tyler Perry’s hit sitcom, “Meet the Browns” as the “Bailiff”. 

Nicci Gilbert is a writer/director/producer and fifteen year entertainment industry veteran. As the lead singer/songwriter for R&B group, Brownstone, Nicci was nominated for a Grammy Award and has sold over 2 million records worldwide. Nicci has guest starred on hit TV shows such as “Martin”, “Living Single” and “Sister Sister” and films such as “Living Out Loud” with Queen Latifah and “Woo” starring Jada Pinkett. While Starring in Tyler Perry’s hit play “Meet the Browns”, Nicci decided to pursue a career as a playwright and producer. Nicci Gilbert has since written, produced and directed hit stage plays such as “Sweet Potato Pie” starring Boris Kodjoe, Sherman Hemsley and Ginuwine; “Soul Kittens Cabaret” starring Fantasia Barrino, Faith Evans, Angie Stone, Tatyana Ali, Monifah, and Trenyce from American Idol and has written and directed a short film “Rubes Café” starring Fantasia Barrino and Terri J Vaughn. In addition, Nicci is about to embark on a new endeavor, playing Maxee Ballard in “Florence Ballard” story starring Faith Evans. 

Media partners for this event include: Modern Luxury’s Men's Book, THE 19TH HOLE MAGAZINE, Philip Michael PR, and Southern Fashionality

Sponsors and Supporters also include: Infiniti of South Atlanta, FRS Energy Drink, Bovanti Cosmetics and Victory H2O. 

Past LuXe LifeStyle honorees include: MICHAEL HABACHY, CHLOE TAYLOR-BROWN, LEO MARSHALL, KIM MAXWELL, RITA PATEL, RAFAEL COX, BRAD JAMES, FALCON GUYLA, FRANK SKI, BRANDI & KARLI HARVEY, LES ROBERTS, DEMETRIA MCKINNEY, KYSHA CAMERON, RL OF NEXT, SHANTI DAS, TERRINEE BRIGGS, RODNEY PERRY, CANDACE REESE, TIFFINI GATLIN, BRYAN M COX, CHRISTINE WHITE, OLENA EATON, OLORI SWANK, JEREMY DELL, THEARY SIMMS, D. FLORES, THOMAS DYE, BARBARA GARWOOD, DEBRA SHIGLEY, SIMONE ALISA, TONY GUERRERO, DENISE JACKSON, NINA GLEYZER, AND UNKNOWN LYRIC.

LuXe LifeStyle is a monthly fashion, art, music and entertainment series of social experiences with Atlanta's Finest. The netweaving mixers provides opportunities to connect with fellow fashionistas, professionals, and entrepreneurs who are passionately living and working in the Atlanta area. Attendees have an unique opportunity to build relationships of those spotlighted innovators in the fashion, art, beauty, music, entertainment and philanthropy industry who are making a significant difference in the Atlanta Metro Community.