Lifestyle, Society, & Fashion

The 25th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival Brings the 90’s Heat with Special Performances of the Hottest Albums Celebrating 25 Years

The ESSENCE Festival, the world’s largest cultural, entertainment and empowerment experience and largest celebration of global Black culture, is set to bring the 90’s heat with special performances that celebrate the 25th anniversary of some of the top albums of the decade. The Festival also just announced the official night-by-night performance line up for its…

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Simple Strategies for a Larger Tomato Harvest

By Melinda Myers Nothing is more frustrating than investing time, money and energy in planting and growing tomatoes only to watch them succumb to disease.  We can’t change the weather conditions that support disease problems, but we can tweak our growing strategies to reduce this risk. Select and grow the most disease-resistant varieties suited to…

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HBCU Grad Returns with First Ever Adult Coloring Book Celebrating Black Colleges

  Latoya Nicole, bestselling author and owner of Entrepreneurs Color Too is back with the release of her newest edition “Alma Mater” and it’s just in time for graduation! The coloring book is full of highlights that showcase the Black College Experience including its education, diversity and culture. The illustrations are inspired by beautiful black women and…

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Annual North Charleston Arts Fest Set for May 1-5

The annual North Charleston Arts Fest is now less than one month away, set to take place May 1-5. The celebration of arts and culture highlights the talents of national, regional, and local artists and performers in the areas of dance, music, theatre, visual arts, and literature. Performances, activities, and exhibits are scheduled to take place…

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Tawana Tee and SALIS Hosts AUX Cord Party April 7

Publicist Tawana Tee and Indie/Hip-hop artist SALIS, collectively known as “Tee N Mac,” will host an AUX cord party Sunday, April 7 from 2PM-6PM at Ink N Ivy. Through an on-site registration, attendees will sign up to play their favorite songs and/or playlist during the day party—from an iPhone connected to an AUX cord. Crowd participation…

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IllVibeTheTribe Is Back At It With “Art Binge VI”

Saturday, March 23, Charleston’s favorite tribe is back with the ever-popular night market Art Binge at 9pm The Royal American! In true IllVibe fashion, the ladies are keeping the people on their toes switching it up; this time celebrating the artform that is streetwear. Could it be a coincidence that the tribe is celebrating a much…

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