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Ebony editor-in-chief Amy Barnett to keynote Blogalicious Weekend

Ebony editor-in-chief Amy Barnett to keynote Blogalicious Weekend

ATLANTA -- Blogalicious, a multicultural blogging community that celebrates diversity in digital media for women (and men), is coming full circle bringing their annual conference back to where it all started. If you’ve never had an opportunity to attend the three-day conference, it’s about one of the coolest experiences you’ll have with an intimate group of social media mavens.

Andrew Lane chats with ReinChild

Andrew Lane chats with ReinChild

ATLANTA -- Andrew Lane has contributed to hits that have sold over 50 million records; his resume includes Hannah Montana, High School Musical, Backstreet Boys, Dallas Austin and La Face Records.

In order to be able to be in the industry for 27 years, he has had to sacrifice a lot to be where he is. He says that family understanding the importance of his “timing” has helped to develop his career without regrets.

There are two sides to this scenario but when its family time. He knows how to shut off the world and pay attention to his immediate circle. Andrew warns up and coming producers that if you are scared, don’t try to make a living in the music industry. Those that succeed have learned to take it seriously and take a leap of faith.

'The Butler' title dispute settles in arbitration after civil rights leaders take interest

'The Butler' title dispute settles in arbitration after civil rights leaders take interest

ATLANTA -- The Weinstein Company (TWC) acknowledged the support of three of the nation's leading civil rights activists in the dispute with Warner Bros over use of the film title The Butler.

Reverend Jesse Jackson, Founder and President, Rainbow PUSH Coalition

Ben Jealous, President & CEO of NAACP

 * Roy Innis, National Chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)

Atlanta plus-size designer lands reality show on WeTv

Atlanta plus-size designer lands reality show on WeTv

WeTv has a new reality show premiering Thursday, June 13 at 10/9c.

The network has taken a chance on Atlanta plus-size designer Kenyatta Jones of Bella René, documenting her trials and tribulations of trying to make it in a fashion world that is typical driven by skinny models and persnickety fashion designers with mass appeal.

Winners set to be announced for the 2013 LLS Man & Woman of the Year

Winners set to be announced for the 2013 LLS Man & Woman of the Year

Seventeen outstanding local professionals are vying for the title of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2013 Atlanta Man & Woman of the Year.  In the Man & Woman of the Year campaign, candidates compete in honor of the 2013 Boy and Girl of the Year, Watson and Mya, who are local blood cancer survivors. The titles are awarded to the man and woman who raise the most funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in a ten-week period which this year the grand total is expected to exceed $600,000. The winners are announced at a Grand Finale Gala taking place this Saturday, June 8th at the Loews Atlanta Hotel and featuring a silent auction, cocktail reception, dinner and entertainment. Vikki Locke and Kelly Stevens of the B98.5FM Morning Show will present as master of ceremonies.

The 2013 Atlanta Man & Woman of the Year class includes the following individuals:

NFL Quarterback Cam Newton to make personal appearance at Phipps Plaza Belk

NFL Quarterback Cam Newton to make personal appearance at Phipps Plaza Belk

ATLANTA -- NFL quarterback Cam Newton will make a personal appearance at Belk Phipps Plaza, to showcase his new clothing line, MADE Cam Newton, to the public. Event attendees will have the opportunity to meet Mr. Newton, enter to win a $300 MADE Cam Newton wardrobe, receive an autographed photo and view the new MADE Cam Newton collection.

For more information on date and time of Cam Newton's appearance visit Tastemakermag.com

Pamela Byrd to discuss finding your path

Pamela Byrd to discuss finding your path

ATLANTA -- Learn more about the 3 Keys to Becoming a Confident Woman and the Logistics of Life.

Pamela is an advocate for human potential with an unwavering commitment to assisting women in their quest toward achieving something more. She has a distinct gift for helping others to uncover their value and regain their warrior status to move toward achieving their life’s goals. 

Pamela provides several backdrops for helping women to uncover their value.  She conducts boundary development seminars and journaling workshops throughout the Atlanta area, facilitates virtual Journaling Groups and weaves journal writing into every aspect of her coaching as a form of self-reflection, discovery and empowerment.