Showing posts from October, 2014

Premiere Of Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling on Tuesday December 9th at 10PM ET

Lindsey Stirling stars in "Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling" on Ovation, December 9 at 10 pm ET. Photo credit: Courtesy of Ovation.

Ovation's Hit Original Series Song by Song Continues Tuesday, December 9 With The Premiere Of Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling Series Looks at the Meteoric Rise of Electronic Violinist Lindsey Stirling, who Launched Her Career Via Her Own YouTube Channel, Which Now Has Over 5.5 Million Subscribers and 760M Views.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ovation, America's only arts network, concludes its new season of the hit original series Song by Song with the premiere of Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling on Tuesday, December 9th at 10PM ET. The documentary music series will focus on the wildly successful, classically trained electronic violinist, dancer and composer, who has become an internet phenomenon.

Stirling, one of the biggest artist development breakthroughs in history, composes, choreographs and directs all of her orig…

Leona Lewis to Perform at the Grand Opening of Kieu Hoang Winery, KHKMY

Leona Lewis to Perform at the Grand Opening of Kieu Hoang Winery, KHKMY
- Fashion and Anti-aging Cosmetics, and RAAS Nutritionals in Guangzhou, China on January 31, 2015

NAPA VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RAAS Group of companies is honored and happy to announce that Leona Lewis has accepted its invitation to perform at its Grand Opening in Guangzhou, China on January 31, 2015.

1150 members with the highest value of purchase in China will be invited to watch the event LIVE with 50 members from the US.

In the US, Leona Lewis will perform on Nov 1st at the Kieu Hoang Winery Grand Opening in Napa Valley, CA. Her performance will be streamed live on the Winery's website at The Winery's website can only take up to 50,000 viewers. Please sign up to watch.

Live streaming of the January 31, 2015 event can ONLY be seen by customers and members on RAAS Group's websites.

Kieu Hoang Winery wine is now available online for sales in China at t…

A Passion for Fashion Can Ignite a Career

LIU Post Fashion Merchandising student Monica Peralta, gains real-world business experiences working in The Student Body, a student-run retail fashion business on the Brookville campus.

A Passion for Fashion Can Ignite a Career At LIU,
Fashion Merchandising students can capture the edge for success

BROOKVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Fashion Merchandising curriculum launched this semester at LIU Post offers all the components for providing its students a two-pronged advantage — experts at the helm and proximity to New York City, the global industry hub, affording entree to "fashion laboratories" where they can acquire experience in real-world environments.

"The fashion industry, which employs more than 4.2 million and accounts for about $250 billion in 2013 in the United States, is a vibrant job market," said Professor Abby Dress of LIU Post's School of Visual and Performing Arts, where Fashion Merchandising courses are offered.

In th…

Edo Born UNICAL Beauty Queen To Launch Nationwide Movement for Girl Child Education

One of the most popular beauty queens at the University of Calabar (UNICAL), 200 level English student Franca Qween Aide is going to launch her Girls United Together for Success (GUTS) movement to campaign for the education of all the millions of girls out of school in Nigeria, inspired by the phenomenal Girl Rising film campaign for the education of all underprivileged girls in the world.

"I was one of the coordinators of the successful Nigerian premiere of the international film "Girl Rising" to celebrate the United Nations' International Day of the Girl Child on Friday October 11, 2013, at the Silverbird Cinemas, Silverbird Galleria on Victoria Island., Lagos. And I have been inspired to start Girls United Together for Success (GUTS) to be launched before the end of 2014 to begin our nationwide initiative for all Nigerians to join the call to action for the educat…

Girls United Together for Success (GUTS)

About GUTS and GUTSY


GUTSY is the buzzword for GIRLS UNITED TOGETHER FOR SUCCESS (GUTS) movement for the empowerment of underprivileged girls out of school in Nigeria to ask for their fundamental human rights to education and go to school like other girls in the most populous country in Africa where over 6 million poor girls are out of school.
For GUTS, every girl in Nigeria must go to school and have a good education from primary school to the university.

GUTS will campaign against every form of child labor in Nigeria and stop poor girls being used as hawkers and housemaids in every community in Nigeria.

GUTS is not an NGO and will not be an NGO. It is going to use mass communication for mass literacy campaign for the education of all girls everywhere they are in Nigeria. The GUTSY messages will be spread by word of mouth, online and offline, on social network sites, publications in print media, radio, TV, T-Shirts, Face-caps, scarves, bandann…

Kannywood Actress Maryam Booth Becomes the First Women and Girls Summit Ambassador

Among so many firsts at the just concluded Women and Girls Summit was the conferment of Ambassadorial responsibilities on Kannywood star actress Miss Maryam Booth. Miss Maryam Booth is a well-known icon in the Northern Nigeria movie industry. As an ambassador she would lend her voice to key issues affecting girls in Nigeria and join other leading gender advocates to draw attention to these issues.

The first Women and Girls Summit is an initiative of First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, in collaboration with the National Centre for Women Development (NCWD), Friends Africa and the Kudirat Initiative for Democracy (KIND) and was held from October 13-14, 2014, in Abuja.


See Kannywood diva Maryam Booth among the 34 Beauty Queens of Nollywood and Kannywood in the second edition of NOLLYWOOD MIRROR® SERIES.

MICHELE Watches Celebrates GoldieBlox Founder Debbie Sterling With "My MICHELE Moment"

RICHARDSON, Texas, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of her work inspiring the next generation of female engineers, MICHELE watches is honoring Debbie Sterling, founder and CEO of GoldieBlox, as the next "My MICHELE Moment" recipient. Sterling, a Stanford-educated engineer, founded GoldieBlox in an effort to encourage girls to build and create things. The company introduces engineering concepts through a series of interactive books and construction toys designed for kids ages 4-9.

Debbie visited Nordstrom, San Francisco Centre to create her own distinct MICHELE look.

Reflecting our desire to celebrate extraordinary women, MICHELE is gifting a watch to women who have accomplished exceptional milestones, in honor of their achievements. With the "My MICHELE Moment' campaign, recipients will be able to choose from several different watches and straps in order to make the timepiece distinctly their own. Look for photos of the winners by using the hashtag #MyMICHELE…

Replete™ Skincare Brings Parisian and American Haute Couture to San Francisco

Elisabeth Thieriot and Nadien Weil at Replete Skincare's Haute Couture Fashion Event in San Francisco (PRNewsFoto/Replete Skincare).

Replete™ Skincare Brings Parisian and American Haute Couture to San Francisco
2014 Couture Fashion Event showcased on aura tout vu and Mimi Tran

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday October 25th, Replete Skincare sponsored the 2014 Haute Couture Fashion Event at the Fairmont San Francisco. The event showcased the Fall/Winter 2014-2015 collection of Parisian Haute Couture designers, Livia Stoianova and Yassen Samouilov of on aura tout vu and the Spring 2015 collection of rising American couture designer MIMI Tran.

The evening was sponsored by Replete Skincare and was their official launch as the first skincare company to treat skin like haute couture. Based in Circadian and seasonal skincare, Replete ensures that skin is as luxurious to touch as the haute couture items on the catwalk. The founder Elisabeth Thieriot, is one of the …

Okezie Weds Cynthia

Mr. Okezie Ikejiaku on Saturday 25th October walked down the aisle with Pharm Cynthia Onuigbo, The wedding took place at ECWA Church Surulere, while the reception took place @ De Dove Multi-Purpose Event Centre, Amuwo-Odofin, Lagos.
The groom is the younger brother of Chief Ifeanyi Ikejiaku, chairman CEO of Mega Maritime Services Limited.

Wedding ring boy.

The couple and the choir.

The couple, bridesmaids and others.

The couple dance.

Full Page Communications boss Mr. Ingram Osigwe and his wife Laura Osigwe.

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ikejiaku.

Mr. Kenneth Ikejiaku and Chief Ifenayi Ikejiaku and Zion Train.

Barrister Okey Muomalu, CEO, Mega Maritime Limited, Chief Ifeanyi Ikejiaku, Mr. Okey Nzekwe and Mr. Ingram Osigwe.

Chief Mike Orji and Chief Ifeanyi Ikejiaku.

Chairman of the occasion and Chairman of Chimec Resources Limited, Chief Peter Anyaoha and Wife Chizoba.

Chief Eddy Ajero and Chief Felix Ogbukaku (Olopa).

Chief Joseph Umezugha (Agbara Aguata).

Officers of Nigerian Customs Service, CSC Sulei…