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Finding Ashley Stewart® 2017 Takes Over Houston

BBW stands for “Big Beautiful Women,” if you are unfamiliar with the acronym.  Finding Ashley Stewart® 2017 this past weekend brought some of the most dynamic women in Houston to walk the pink carpet and compete for the Ashley Stewart® crown.  Finding Ashley Stewart® 2017 is a national competition, gracing cities such as Baltimore, Newark and Detroit in search of curvaceous divas who emulate kindness, perseverance, confidence and most of all, fierceness honey!  Finding Ashley Stewart® 2017 is ab
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Introducing "The Next Level" of Live Music in Houston

Starting off 2017 highlighting some of the best in Houston music was “The Next Level Houston” event, shining a spotlight on the musical talent within our city. GRAMMY nominated singer and songwriter Tamar Davis had a vision of rejuvenating the music scene in Houston by creating monthly live musical experiences for music lovers. Teaming up with Greta Williams of The Williams Group and others, this event not only acts as entertainment for those who want to unwind and enjoy real music, but it is a
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Back Home with New Eyes

I’ve been back in the United States for a few weeks now since my nine month adventure through Spain and Portugal. By the end of the nine months, I felt that I was more than ready to return home. The last couple of weeks before my return went by fast.   Before I knew it, I was on the last plane ride out of twelve headed to first Miami, then Houston. Arriving in Houston felt surreal.  Everything seemed so different, yet exactly the same.  Everything looked so modern, and I was greeted with heavy
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Houston Artist keep it trill for those in need #HoildayJam2015 [PHILANTROPY]

The Black Sheep Agency and Bun B teamed up for the annual Holiday Jam at Warehouse Live. Holiday Jam  was the ultimate way to rock the season of giving. By donating a toy and a can good I was given entrance to the star-studded event, showcasing some of Houston’s well-known talent while benefiting The Child Advocates and The Houston Food Bank. The first artist I saw to hit the stage was 3rd ward’s own, Fat Tony. I hate to say it but this was my first time seeing him perform live but it was way m
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#MusicMonday Moonchild: Crossbreeding Soul and Jazz [ARTISTBUZZ]

The Internet concert a couple of weeks ago was super dope. I was told before the group was amazing live, and I was finally got the chance to see them up close. Before I got to enjoy The Internet, a group by the name of Moonchild dispensed pure musical vibes into the crowd. Moonchild, is a true soul indie-band  from California. The trio includes trio horn/reed players Andris Mattson, Max Bryk, and lead singer Amber Navran. Navran’s soft vocals made the crowd rave as she whistled and whoosed in a