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Sangria Sundays @ Riviera 31 – Live Music, DJ, Cocktails on a Sunday Afternoon
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Every Sunday enjoy live music, cocktails and more at the beautiful Riviera 31. Lounge, full bar and patio. SANGRIA SUNDAYS #SangriaSundays | #InTheMixLA EVERY SUNDAY 4pm – 9pm Riviera Lounge & Bar Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills 8555 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048 (across the street from the Beverly Center) Live Band and Performances Weekly Featuring: DJ Moni […]

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Mini Cinema: Short Film Experience
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Mini Cinema: Short Film Experience MINI CINEMA Presents The Short Film Experience. Join us for the FINAL Screening of the 2014 Season on Sunday July 20th at the Laemmle Royal Theater in Los Angeles. GET TIX: MiniCinema.tv/Events VIP Admission: $5 General Admission: FREE (Limited Seating) Event starts at 11AM • Newly Renovated Theater • NO Rush Hour Traffic • FREE […]

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Reality Roundup: BET Networks Picks up Three New Original Unscripted Series
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For Immediate Release August 11, 2014 Contact Information “KEYSHIA COLE: BUILT TO LAST” Robert Avery, 212-205-3159 Robert.Avery@bet.net or Giovanna Desselle, 310-481-3872 Giovanna.Desselle@bet.net or “THE UNTITLED NELLY PROJECT” LeToya Glenn-Bacon, 212-205-3158 LeToya.Glenn@bet.net or Giovanna Desselle, 310-481-3872 Giovanna.Desselle@bet.net or “THE UNTITLED MANNS PROJECT” LeToya Glenn-Bacon, 212-205-3158 LeToya.Glenn@bet.net or Robert Avery, 212-205-3159 Robert.Avery@bet.net (BPRW) Reality Roundup: BET Networks Picks up Three New Original […]

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FREE Movie Screening of THE POSSESSION OF MICHAEL KING and post film Q&A
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BlackNLA Members register for a free screening THE POSSESSION OF MICHAEL KING Special Introduction by Queen Mary’s Paranormal Investigator Matt Schulz THURSDAY, AUGUST 7th, 2014 @ 8 PM POST FILM Q&A WITH DIRECTOR DAVID JUNG AND TALENT SHANE JOHNSON New Beverly Cinema 7165 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036 Michael King (Shane Johnson) doesn’t believe in God or The Devil. […]

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Exploring the Diverse Mental Health Needs of the African-American Family
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Pacific Oaks College Information Session Exploring the Diverse Mental Health Needs of the African-American Family Wednesday, July 9th | 7-8:30 PM Join Pacific Oaks’ Dr. Bree Davis in a discussion on how Pacific Oaks College is working to empower communities and train clinicians to think about healing and wellness for the whole person. Virtual Information Session:Connect from the convenience of […]

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4th Annual Angel City Derby: Day At The Races – Saturday June 21st at the Santa Anita Park

4th Annual Angel City Derby: Day At The Races Saturday, on the 21st day of June, BlackNLA cordially invite you to Santa Anita Race track for CLIMB’s 4th annual spring fundraiser offering, the Angel City Derby: Day at the Races. All guests are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs, snacks, picnic baskets, etc! Reserved lawn tables available, seats 8. Contact CLIMB […]

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2nd Annual SoCal HBCU Reunion – July 12th in Altadena CA
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2014 2ND ANNUAL SOCAL HBCU REUNION Sponsored by: The California HBCU Alliance & Stepping In The Right Direction   That’ right, IT’S ON! The 2nd Annual SoCal HBCU Reunion, which promises to be all that and more! With food trucks, vendors, HBCU Games, Tailgating and so much more, you won’t want to miss this year’s […]

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Flypoet Brings its Internationally Renowned Spoken Word & Music Showcase Under the Stars for its 4th Annual Summer Classic Blowout at the Ford Amphitheatre
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4327 Motor Avenue • Culver City, CA 90232 • 310-559-1670 Press contact: Mackenzie Woods 310-689-9331 or mackenziew@aol.com “This is NOT Your Neighborhood Open Mic … Prepare to be SEVERELY Entertained!” Flypoet Brings its Internationally Renowned Spoken Word & Music Showcase Under the Stars for its 4th Annual Summer Classic Blowout at the Ford Amphitheatre (Hollywood, CA) May 10, 2014 – […]

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Diversity Inc Top 50 Heralds the Greatest Achievements in Diversity for 2014
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NEW YORK, NY — DiversityInc announced the results for its 14th annual Top 50 Companies for Diversity rankings before a gathering of more than 750 attendees last evening at Cipriani Wall Street. More than a thousand public and privately held companies competed for spots on the coveted list. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation jumped from a sixth-place finish in 2013 to claim […]

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#‎FREE‬ Advance Screening of BELLE Thursday April 24th The Landmark
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BlackNLA we are excited to offer this opportunity to see an advance screening of the upcoming film BELLE BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of Admiral Sir John Lindsay (Matthew Goode). Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson), Belle’s lineage affords […]

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Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals to Host 4th Annual TO THE NINES
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2014 Contact: Sharíck LaMay, 510.557.5818 press@laulyp.com Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals to host 4th annual To The Nines After Party (LOS ANGELES) – The Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals (LAULYP), the volunteer auxiliary of the Los Angeles Urban League (LAUL), will host the 4th Edition of the “To The Nines” after-party On Friday, […]

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Dorothy A. Campbell’s First Book “PEARL: a Journey of a Lifetime” is a Well-Crafted Tale of Enlightenment Filled With the Good, the Bad, and the Wisdom Gained from It All
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New book “PEARL: A Journey of a Lifetime” from Page Publishing author Dorothy A. Campbell is moving, humorous, educational, insightful, and serves as both a personal history of a woman and a nation. This is a story which spans decades and deals with life, death, love, redemption and every human emotion in between. (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Dorothy A. Campbell, […]

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Inspire Your Fire at the 19th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books April 12- 13th
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Inspire Your Fire at the 19th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books April 12- 13th LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Times today announced the inspiring lineup of authors and performers set to participate in the Festival of Books’ annual celebration of ideas, creativity, and the written word April 12-13 at USC. Held in the heart of one of […]

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Black Business Association Salute to Black Women
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BlackNLA is pleased to announce that Cherice Calhoun Founder of BlackNLA will receive The Black Business Association’s (BBA) Community Based Business of the Year Award at their 2014 Annual Salute to Black Women Business Conference, Vendor Faire & Awards Luncheon on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel-downtown Los Angeles, California, USA. Click Here to Learn More About […]

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MINI CINEMA: Short Film Experience
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The 7th MINI CINEMA Short Film Experience Thursday March 27th at the Laemmle Music Hall Theater in Beverly Hills. General Admission is FREE (RSVP) VIP Admission: $5 Event starts at 8PM Hosted by: Leo Breckenridge                             Laemmle Music Hall Theater 9036 Wilshire Boulevard  Beverly Hills, CA 90211 […]

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Snack, Chat & ACT on OBAMACARE – FREE Community Event
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“Snack, Chat & ACT on OBAMACARE” A Community Q & A and Enrollment Event presented by Ward EDC, Comerica Bank & The AME Ministerial Alliance of Southern California Saturday, March 22, 2014 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM The Savoy Entertainment Center 218 La Brea Ave, Inglewood, CA 90301 FREE COMMUNITY EVENT RSVP Required click here Hosted by: Comedian – Angel […]

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2014 HANDBAGS for HOPE presented by Jack & Jill of America, Inc. Long Beach Chapter
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Jack & Jill of America, Inc. Long Beach Chapter presents 2014 HANDBAGS for HOPE Scholarship Fundraiser Saturday, March 15, 2014 10:30 AM Registration 11:00 PM – 3:00 PM Auction & Luncheon Tickets: $75 www.LBCJackandJill.com | To purchase tickets click here

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Uche Human Hair & Wigs for ladies suffering from chemotherapy, medical & hair loss
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Uche custom made Wigs for chemotherapy patients and regular clients are guaranteed up to 5 years if properly taken care of. UCHE HUMAN HAIR & WIGS  has achieved significant acclaim and a reputation for excellence throughout the industry and is one of the largest importers of indian, European and Brazilian hair world-wide. From star powered salons, Celebrities , to Being on National Televisions ie VH1, […]

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ASPiRE Kicks Off 2014 with Four New Episodes of its Original Weekly Series “The Root 100″
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For Immediate Release     January 07, 2014 Contact Information Chelsye J. Burrows 770.692.4559 cburrows@UPtv.com David Gardner 770.692.9939 dgardner@UPtv.com (BPRW) ASPiRE KICKS OFF 2014 WITH FOUR NEW EPISODES OF ITS ORIGINAL WEEKLY SERIES “THE ROOT 100” – EPISODES FEATURE INTERVIEWS WITH ACTRESS CONDOLA RASHAD (BROADWAY’S “ROMEO & JULIET”), FORMER NAACP CEO BEN JEALOUS, SOCIO-POLITICAL COMEDIAN W. KAMAU BELL, WHITE HOUSE […]

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Special Offer: World Premiere of Above the Fold starring Taraji P. Henson at Pasadena Playhouse Jan. 28th
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World Premiere ABOVE THE FOLD By Bernard Weinraub Directed by Steven Robman Starring Academy Award-Nominee Taraji P. Henson The Pasadena Playhouse 39 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101 January 28 – February 23, 2014 Save 20%* On Tickets! Use Code: BNLA20 ABOVE THE FOLD tells the story of Jane, an African-American newspaper reporter from New York, who flies to […]

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Minorities in Commercial Real Estate – REAP LA is back! Real Estate Associate Program
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Applications Now Open for the REAP Los Angeles program starting in March, 2014 Access the application here. Once on the application site, be sure to fill out the application in full and remember to upload your resume. Applications close Friday, January 24, 2014 at 5:00 pm pacific time. All applicants must have a four year degree from an accredited institution […]

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Reservations Are Now Being Accepted at Over 300 Los Angeles Eateries for dineLA’s Restaurant Week: January 20-31, 2014
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Reservations Are Now Being Accepted at Over 300 Los Angeles Eateries for dineLA’s Restaurant Week: January 20-31, 2014 Updated on December 26, 2013 Book now to experience Los Angeles’ most popular bi-annual dining event and be among the first to try new $85 experiential tasting menus LOS ANGELES (December 19, 2013) – Starting today, diners can prepare to eat their hearts […]

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BlackNLA’s 10th Annual Toy Drive – Community Participation Needed
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Looking For Business and Community Participation 10th Annual Toy Drive Benefiting At-Risk-Children www.BlackNLA.com/ToyDrive It’s time to get ready for the holiday season! BlackNLA is kicking off its 10th Annual Holiday Toy Drive for underprivileged and at-risk youth all over Los Angeles Metro area. The latest data show that 37 million Americans are living in poverty. As a matter of fact, […]

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BlackNLA on the Red Carpet of the 13th Annual Hollywood Black Film Festival
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Your “Girl Kris” is on the red carpet at the 13th Annual Hollywood Black Film Festival. The Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF), dubbed “The Black Sundance,” is an annual celebration of black cinema. http://www.hbff.org/ Skylan Brooks – The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete Ethan Dizon – The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete George Tillman Jr. Director of The […]

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Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals – Men of Honor 2013
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ANNOUNCING OUR 2013 MEN OF HONOR Chris Gilrath, University of Phoenix Enrollment Advisor Taj Tashombe, On-camera Lifestyle Personality/Recording Artist Daniel Mason, 44 Dawgs Corporation Owner/Founder Walter Pittman, LAUL Executive Assistant to the CEO WITH THE BLAIR TAYLOR AWARD BEING PRESENTED TO Darrell Williams, Loop21.com Owner/Founder In a time where African-American men are suffering the most from the effects of the […]

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Win Advance Screening Passes to LAST VEGAS Tuesday, October 15th
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We have a screening of an amazing film LAST VEGAS opening November 1 with a huge all start cast Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline. The screening will be on 10/15 at a Los Angeles area theater @ 7:00pm. WIN Advance Screening Passes to LAST VEGAS Tuesday, October 15th These are VIP passes! LAS VEGAS: Three […]

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Breath and Imagination: The Story of Roland Hayes
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THE COLONY THEATRE PRESENTS THE FIRST PRODUCTION OF ITS 2013-2014 SEASON BREATH AND IMAGINATION: The Story of Roland Hayes A West Coast Premiere by Daniel Beaty Limited Engagements opens Saturday, September 14 at the Colony Theatre in Burbank Special $20 Ticket Offer Use Promo Code BlackNLA at check out August 13, 2013…Burbank… The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the West […]

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Private Screening & Q&A for “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete”
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Hi Colleagues, Partners and Friends! Thank you for being a member, as we always look to bring you the latest in community news. We’ve been invited to attend the advanced screening of Super Producer/Director George Tillman’s next feature film starring Jennifer Hudson and Executive Produced by Alicia Keys. THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER & PETE is a beautifully observed and […]

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Did you know that you can get ski and snowboarding lessons right here in LA?
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Mammoth BlackOut Virtual Snow Event – Learn to ski or board October 5, 2013 Did you know that you can get ski and snowboarding lessons right here in LA? BEFORE you hit the slopes make sure you check out our upcoming event at Virtual Snow in Santa Monica. This event is great for those that have never been on skis […]

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Multicultural Scholarship Helps Close Diversity Shortage Gap in Medicine
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For Immediate Release September 23, 2013 Contact Information Elisa Ramirez-Johnson (214) 706-1508 Elisa.Ramirez-Johnson@heart.org (BPRW) Multicultural Scholarship Helps Close Diversity Shortage Gap in Medicine – Go Red™ Multicultural Scholarship continues Macy’s ongoing support of the Go Red For Women movement – (BLACK PR WIRE) – (DALLAS, Sept. 23, 2013) — Nefertiti Clavon, 22, struggles to keep up with rising tuition costs […]

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BAGGAGE CLAIM in theaters September 27th – See the crazy things BlackNLA Members did for Love…
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“BAGGAGE CLAIM” in theaters Friday September 27th After the Film: Determined to get engaged before her youngest sister’s wedding, flight attendant Montana Moore (Paula Patton) finds herself with only 30 days to find Mr. Right. Using her airline connections to “accidentally” meet up with eligible ex-boyfriends and scour for potential candidates, she racks up more than 30,000 miles and countless […]

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“Boys To Men” & “Leading Ladies” 8 Week Life Skills Program
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“Boys To Men” & “Leading Ladies” 8 Week Life Skills Program (For Boys Ages 12-17) & (Girls Ages 12-17) On September 10th, On A Mission will begin our “Boys To Men” Life Skills Program for boys ages 12-17. This 8 week program will address some of today’s most pressing issues facing young men today. Some of the workshops will include, […]

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Dine and Donate in Style for AIDS WALK 2013
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dine and Donate in Style for AIDS WALK 2013 Local organizations come together to raise funds for AIDS WALK LA 2013 On Sunday September 22nd community organizations join forces to raise funds for the AIDS Walk Los Angeles 2013. Youth nonprofit, Swag 2 School, has partnered with numerous supporters to host a white party buffet brunch at […]

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Official Week of 50th March on Washington Los Angeles Festivities
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OFFICIAL WEEK OF 50th M.O.W. LOS ANGELES FESTIVITIES Official 50th M.O.W. LA March & Re-enactment Ceremony Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 8 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. March will begin from 3742 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard to Re-enactment Ceremonies taking place in Leimert Park at 43rd Place/Degnan. March will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. REGISTER HERE MLK: A Tribute In […]

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This Weekend the Annual Long Beach BBQ Festival
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Annual Long Beach BBQ Festival August 16-18, 2013 The Long Beach BBQ Festival is the largest three day BBQ Extravaganza featuring the WORLD’S BEST BBQ Ribs, Pulled Pork, Tri-tip, Sausages, Chicken and more. The competition is fierce and the flavors rich as National Award Winning Rib Cookers of America and local grillers produce the best that their secret recipes have […]

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Los Angeles’s 13th Annual Diversity Employment Day Career Fair
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Help Us “Get America Back to Work in 2013!” Los Angeles’s 13th Annual Diversity Employment Day Career Fair Los Angeles, CA – July 23, 2013 – City Career Fair announced today the 13th Annual Diversity Employment Day Career Fair for Los Angeles being held on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel – 6101 West Century Boulevard, […]

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Tavis Smiley Network Surpasses 1.5 Million Listens Within First Month of BlogTalkRadio Launch
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  For Immediate Release July 24, 2013   Contact Information Lois Najarian The Door lois@thedooronline.com 646-340-1763 Heather Muhleman The Door heather@thedooronline.com 646-340-1709 Paula Thornton Greear The Smiley Group, Inc. paula.thorntongreear@gmail.com 708-704-9565 (BPRW) Tavis Smiley Network Surpasses 1.5 Million Listens Within First Month of BlogTalkRadio Launch (BLACK PR WIRE) – LOS ANGELES – 24 July 2013 – Broadcaster Tavis Smiley announced […]

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20th Annual Long Beach Crawfish Festival Aug. 3rd – 4th
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New Orleans comes to Southern California! It’s the 20th Annual Long Beach Crawfish Festival. Serving seasoned Cajun Crawfish dinners, prepared to mouth-watering perfection in the world’s largest crawfish pots. Crawfish meals include succulent red baby potatoes, buttery corn on the cob and creamy and a delectable remoulade dipping sauce. Live entertainment mixes the best Cajun, Brazilian, Zydeco, and New Orleans-style […]

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Win a Trip for you and up to 3 of your Friends to Mammoth BlackOut 2014

Win a Trip for you and up to 3 of your Friends Mammoth BlackOut 2014 7th Annual Mammoth BlackOut Weekend February 7-9, 2014 The West Coasts Premier Urban Ski/Snowboard Weekend Vacation on Mammoth Mountain with over 600 urban professionals from across the country at California’s premier winter resort. This vacation has something for everyone, you won’t want to miss this […]

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The 17th Annual 2013 Original Lobster Festival
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The Original Lobster Festival Shoreline Village’s Rainbow Lagoon Long Beach, CA September 6 – 8, 2013 Long Beach will host The Original Lobster Festival over in Shoreline Village’s Rainbow Lagoon. Admission starts at $13 (but does NOT include lobster), with a number of dining and add-on options available, depending on your appetite. We suppose after 17 years, they know what […]

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The Annual SOCAL HBCU Reunion – July 27th
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Attention all HBCU Alumin, Supports and Friends,: Please spread the word about the upcoming Black College Reunion coming up in Los Angeles County! If you know ANY 2013 High School OR HBCU Graduates who will be attending a HBCU in the Fall, please make sure you send them this information. The California HBCU Alliance will also provide a FREE gift […]

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Earn an MBA: Procrastinator’s Delight – Last Chance to Get Over $14,000 in Graduate Scholarships
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Graduate School of Nonprofit Management American Jewish University Information Session $14,000 in scholarships available! Tuesday, August 6, 2013 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. 2nd Floor Board Room 15600 Mulholland Drive Los Angeles, CA 90077 RSVP required by July 30, 2013 egrice@ajula.edu Examine our programs. Learn about the application process. Explore financial aid options. Refreshments will be served Guest Speaker: Rabbi […]

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Join BlackNLA Today

Join BlackNLA Today: Free Tickets for Concerts and Plays Movie Screenings and Premiers Invitation only events and more Make sure you join today and get the latest information on what is happening in the Southern California area. Membership is Free! BlackNLA Membership Entry Form * Email * First Name * Last Name * Gender Female  Male * Marital Status Single  […]

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Win Tickets to VIP Movie Screening of Kevin Hart’s “Let Me Explain”
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Win 2 VIP Tickets to Kevin Hart’s – Let Me Explain Los Angeles Movie Screening . Win 2 tickets to this VIP Tastemakers Screening of Kevin Hart’s Let Me Explain. Screening will be held Monday July 1st at a Los Angeles theater. This will be a tastemakers intimate screening of  “Let Me Explain” seats are guaranteed. From Summit Entertainment, KEVIN […]

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Win Tickets for Queen Latifah Live @ the Hollywood Bowl
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BlackNLA is giving you the opportunity to win tickets to see Queen Latifah live at the Hollywood Bowl. Queen Latifah w/ special guest Roy Ayers July 10 8PM Hollywood Bowl Movie star, rapper, Grammy-winner, Emmy-winner and Oscar-nominee Queen Latifah is also an entrancing vocalist known for singing cool sophisticated standards and swinging soul classics. She brings a charismatic blend of […]

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PRISONERS Debut Trailer | In theaters September 20
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PRISONERS From Alcon Entertainment comes “Prisoners,” a Warner Bros. Pictures’ release starring Oscar® nominees Hugh Jackman (“Les Misérables”) and Jake Gyllenhaal (“Brokeback Mountain”), under the direction of Denis Villeneuve, who helmed the Oscar®-nominated foreign language film “Incendies.” How far would you go to protect your child? Keller Dover (Jackman) is facing every parent’s worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is […]

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Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals present 2nd Annual LA In A Day Fashion Show
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Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals present 2nd Annual LA In A Day Fashion Show Thursday, June 6, 2013 8pm – 12am Hosted by FONZWORTH BENTLEY TENTEN WILSHIRE ROOFTOP 1010 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90017 Early Bird Tickets: $20 for members | $30 for non-members Tickets available at: http://lainaday.weebly.com You don’t want to miss this event see what you […]

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A Dialogue with Black LA
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A Dialogue With Black LA This year, in Los Angeles will have another opportunity to let our voices be heard. In March, we will elect a new mayor. As the city moves in a new direction, we need to make sure that not only are the concerns of the Black Community being heard…but that ACTION is being taken to address […]

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FREE ANGELA and All Political Prisoners – Special Screening Sunday April 7th
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Register to join BlackNLA for a Special Free Screening of FREE ANGELA and All Political Prisoners Sunday April 7th @ the AMC Century City Theaters. Free Angela is a gripping historic account of the events that catapulted a young University of California philosophy professor into a controversial political icon in the turbulent late 1960’s.  Angela Davis joins the Communist Party, […]

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“Kiss ASPS Goodbye” with LisaRaye, Derek Blanks & TAMU Artist Agency
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Partner with LisaRaye, Derek Blanks and TAMU Artist Agency for “Kiss ASPS Goodbye!” A Star-Studded Charity Event to Raise Funds for an Extraordinary Cause ————————————————————————————————– Star of VH1’s Single Ladies and Humanitarian LisaRaye, with celebrity Photographer and fellow Humanitarian Derek Blanks and TAMU Artist Agency have joined forces to host a Red Carpet Gala Fundraiser in order to raise money […]

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LOVE IN A DAY – An Evening of Art, Music & Theater March 30th
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LOVE IN A DAY A Story of Love in the Age of Troubled Relationships Three couples go on a retreat to rebuild their relationships. Each is dealing with a specific difficulty that is easy for the others to see, but each couple is failing to communicate and to look at their mate with new eyes. Lead by a relationship coach […]

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3rd Annual Angel City Derby – A Day at the Races
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Saturday, on the 13th day of April, BlackNLA cordially invite you to Santa Anita Race track for CLIMB’s 3rd annual spring fundraiser offering, the Angel City Derby: Day at the Races. All guests are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs, snacks, picnic baskets, etc! Reserved lawn tables available, seats 8. Contact CLIMB at info@climbinc.org if interested. As our signature spring fundraiser, […]

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Universoul Circus Presents An Unforgettable Global Experience of Circus Arts, Music, Dance and Style
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UniverSoul Circus has created a big top thrill-ride infused with an unparalleled global mix of circus artistry, music, dance and style – all inspired by reflections of today’s global culture. The 2013 edition of UniverSoul Circus – the MASH IT UP tour – featuring a head balance act from Viet Nam, seven beautiful bone-breaking contortionists from Ethiopia, and a dazzling […]

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Join BlackNLA in the Dominican Republic Memorial Day Weekend – Sun & Fun
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Join BlackNLA in the Dominican Republic Memorial Day Packages starting at $493 per person —————————————————————- Select BlackNLA under how did you hear about this trip for our special gift 5 Days & 4 Nights of Non Stop All Inclusive Fun!! Try “The Most Complete Getaway Experience In The Caribbean” All Inclusive Resort …………………………………………… All Meals Included 15 Restaurants All Alcoholic […]

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Free Movie Screening for “SNITCH” Thursday 2/21
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Special Promotions for BlackNLA Members FREE MOVIE SCREENING SNITCH 2/21/13 @ 7:30PM Rave Baldwin Hills         In this fast–‐paced action thriller, Dwayne Johnson stars as a father whose teenage son is wrongly accused of a drug distribution crime and is looking at a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 10 years. Desperate and determined to rescue his son […]

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Win a copy of the new release “FLIGHT” DVD starring Denzel Washington
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BlackNLA Members, Here is your chance to take home a copy of the mesmerizing FLIGHT new release DVD! Just let us know your favorite movie starring Denzel Washington for a chance to win. ——————————————————————— FLIGHT Mesmerizing Tour de Force Debuts on Blu-ray™ and DVD February 5, 2013 HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (January 3, 2013) – “One of the most memorable movie-going experiences […]

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The Last Fall DVD Giveawy – Answer African American Filmaker Trivia
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THE LAST FALL ON DVD & Digital  JANUARY 15TH One Village Entertainment presents a film by Matthew A. Cherry, The Last Fall. An NFL star no longer in the game returns home to reconnect with family and an old flame in an effort to build a new life & new beginnings. Starring Lance Gross, Nicole Beharie, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Darrin […]

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Win a TEXAS CHAINSAW Prize Pack! To celebrate the January 4th release of Texas Chainsaw 3D
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WIN A TEXAS CHAINSAW PRIZE PACK! Prize packs includes a t-shirt, shot glass and 3 past Lionsgate horror films (SCREAM, SAW THE FINAL CHAPTER, and MY BLOODY VALENTINE) to celebrate the film’s release. SYNOPSIS Lionsgate’s TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D continues the legendary story of the homicidal Sawyer family, picking up where Tobe Hooper’s 1974 horror classic left off in Newt, Texas, […]

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Earning an MBA has never been more practical! $25,000 in scholarships available
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Graduate School of Nonprofit Management American Jewish University Open House & Information Session $25,000 in scholarships available Wednesday, February 13, 2013 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Small Berg Dining Room, 3rd Floor 15600 Mulholland Drive Los Angeles, CA 90077 RSVP required by February 7, 2013 egrice@ajula.edu Examine our programs. Learn about the application process. Explore financial aid options. Visit a […]

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Ring in the Holiday Season w/ Songtress Eloise Laws – A Classic Christmas Lullaby
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            Ring in the Holiday Season with a Classic Christmas Lullaby by Songstress Eloise Laws Eloise Laws’ Christmas Lullaby Single “Sweet Little Jesus Boy” is Available Now on iTunes (November 29, 2012 – Los Angeles, CA) – Countdown to Christmas with the latest single by world-renowned jazz/R&B vocalist Eloise Laws. Just in time for the […]

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Special Saturday Networking HOLIDAY Mixer immediately following the Black College Fair
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Join BlackNLA, The Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals, HBCU Alumni in LA, and Stepping In The Right Direction for a Holiday Mix & Mingle Decebmber 15, 2012 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Los Angeles Brewing Company 750 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90014 (213) 622-0500 No Admission Join BlackNLA, The Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals, HBCU Alumni in […]

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FREE Movie Screening “Silver Linings Playbook”
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Win Movie Screening Passes Leave a comment to win a pass today! Wednesday, November 7, 2012 @ 7:30 PM SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK The Landmark 10850 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90064 “This is a special Guys/Sports screening of the new film SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK on Wednesday.  If you wear a football shirt or jersey, you get entered for a […]

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PZI Jeans – Fashion Meets Curves
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PZI Jeans has made a discovery…CURVES come in all shapes and sizes! Why did it take so long for someone to finally realize that? Women can find short jeans, tummy tuck jeans, skinny people jeans…but what about jeans for women with curves? Finally women are relieved that they can buy a pair of jeans that fit their curves and they […]

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Fraternity – An Ebony Repertory Theater presentation of a play in two acts by Jeff Stetson. Directed by Henry Miller
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PLAY REVIEW: FRATERNITY By: Amber D. Wilson For the first time ever, playwright Jeff Stetson’s Fraternity has found its way to Los Angeles. Directed by Henry Miller (James Baldwin’s The Amen Corner) and presented by the Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT) at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center on Washingtong Blvd., this political drama runs through October 28th. Over the span […]

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PITCH PERFECT Win Advance Screening Passes and Prize Pack
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See the “Laugh-Out-Loud Comedy” that critics are calling “irresistible! The most fun you’ll have at the movies this year!” Universal Pictures presents PITCH PERFECT. In select theaters September 28th. Everywhere October 5th. PITCH PERFECT. Rated PG-13. Enter to win a prize pack of items, including a family four-pack of tickets to an advance screening in Burbank on September 24th! ———————————————- […]

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David E. Talbert’s Suddenly Single
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David E. Talbert’s presents SUDDENLY SINGLE   One Village Entertainment presents David E. Talbert’s Suddenly Single. A captivating tale of love, laughter and new beginnings, starring Isaiah Washington, Garcelle Beauvais, T. Paulk and Sparkle’s Brely Evans. Coming to DVD and digital September 4th. This file is not rated.   Samantha Stone (Garcelle Beauvais), a smart and beautiful wife and mother, […]

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Recommend BlackNLA on Facebook for a chance to win tickets to the Premiere of Sparkle
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STAR STUDDED PREMIERE OF SPARKLE Thursday, August 16 @ 7:30PM Grauman’s Chinese Theatre Win a pass to this special advance screening. Check out who is walking the red carpet & you never know who you will be sitting next to at the the premiere of Sparkle ——— To Win ——— 1. Recommend BlackNLA on Facebook or 2. Share this post […]

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Balboa Music Festival September 15th
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The 1st Annual Balboa Music Festival will take place on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the historical Lake Balboa/Anthony C. Beilenson Park aka “Balboa Park”) located at 6300 Balboa Blvd., Encino, California 91316. The Balboa Music Festival lineup includes :Gladys Knight, New Edition, Robin Thicke, Keyshia Cole, Cameo, SWV, and Kelly Price.  Doors open at 10am – 7pm. Purchase your […]

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19th Annual Long Beach Crawfish Festival, July 28th – 29th
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It’s the 19th Annual Long Beach Crawfish Festival. Serving seasoned Cajun Crawfish dinners, prepared to mouth-watering perfection by Bristol Farms. Live entertainment mixes Cajun, Brazilian, Zydeco, and New Orleans-style jazz and blues music. WHAT New Orleans comes to Southern California! It’s the 19th Annual Long Beach Crawfish Festival. Serving seasoned Cajun Crawfish dinners, prepared to mouth-watering perfection by Bristol Farms. […]

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The 26th Annual JazzReggae Festival Full Lineup Has Been Announced!
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The 26th Annual JazzReggae Festival on Memorial Day Weekend is proud to announce the artists on the 2012 lineup. Joining The Roots and Bobby Womack on Jam Day will be Gary Clark Jr., Selah Sue, Sonnymoon and more to be announced! The Reggae Day lineup will feature Shaggy, Tarrus Riley, Collie Buddz, Alison Hinds, Don Carlos, and Cris Cab. With such a collection of talented acts, the 26th Annual JazzReggae […]

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CLIMB, Inc. 2nd Annual Angel City Derby Recap 2012
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CLIMB: Angel City Derby 2012 On Saturday, April 21, 2012, CLIMB, Inc. hosted over 400 guests at the Santa Anita Park for the 2nd Annual Angel City Derby spring fundraiser. The “Angel City Derby: Day at the Races” was the west coast version of the renowned “Kentucky Derby” for urban professionals in the Southern California area. Supporters were treated to […]

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Interior Design & Staging

Alternative Design Group is a full service, client based, interior design firm that specializes in both commercial and residential interiors. The company was formed as a response to the industries growing need of excellent design solutions that cater to clients most valuable needs and desires as well as the need for environmental and sustainable answers that are incorporated in every […]

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