Event Alert: Inspired In New York Honors PHILLIP BLOCH, CONSTANCE C. R. WHITE & KEVIN LILES

Inspired In New York Honors
PHILLIP BLOCH, CONSTANCE C. R. WHITE & KEVIN LILES
Event Date: TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012

NEW YORK CITY – PHILLIP BLOCH, acclaimed Television personality, host of “Cause Celeb with Phillip Bloch” on ABC News, CONSTANCE C. R. WHITE, Editor In Chief, Essence Magazine and KEVIN LILES world renown music mogul and Founder/CEO of KWL Enterprises are being honored by INSPIRED IN NEW YORK on April 24, 2012 at Tian At The Riverbank in Harlem, NY.

Attendance is by INVITE ONLY.

Phillip Bloch, Constance C. R. White and Kevin Liles were chosen to receive this recognition by the honorable Councilwoman Inez Dickens due to their many years as innovators and trendsetters in the arts media and entertainment industries. All honorees will receive a proclamation from New York for their contributions.
The crème de la crème of the entertainment industry will be in attendance to support and honor these trendsetters and innovators on their very special day.

Media Sponsor: Uptown Magazine.

Contributing Sponsors: CME Group, Promotional Pro, MEGA Personalities, International Festival Network, Lezplay Radio & MVC Productions.

For press inquiries and further information contact: camille@cmegrp.com.

RSVP: Inspired In New York April 2012

To RSVP for a table for dinner at this event: please contact Richard E. Pelzer II at PelzerMEGA1@gmail.com

Seating is Limited and Only available for dining

Event Pics: Best Selling Author Delvon Johnson Book Signing

On Friday January 27th at Hue Man Books in Harlem we had the privilege of coming out to the beginning of Author Delvon Johnson’s book tour. It was a great turn out and even the reining Ms. Full Figured Yvonne”Ms DivaDazz” Forbes came out to show her support.

The event was organized by CME Group, Nathan James & World Audience Publishers.

Press Release: GMAD & Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Presents

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The 25th YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF GMAD: An Exhibition (GAY MEN OF AFRICAN DESCENT)

Event Date: February 1, 2012 in NYC

January 23, 2012 – NEW YORK CITY – GMAD and The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture present a jubilee exhibition entitled GMAD at 25: A History in Words and Images. This exhibition will celebrate 25 historic years of GMAD (Gay Men Of African Descent) on February 1, 2012 at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, NY. Attendance is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

GMAD is working to improve quality of life within the New York City black gay community by effectively fighting the triple threat of AIDS, homophobia and racism through education, advocacy, health and wellness and social support. Tokes Osubu, GMAD Executive Director will lead a panel discussion at the exhibition focusing on history, progress and the future of GMAD and its initiatives affecting and supporting Gay Men Of African Descent here and abroad. “It is with sincere pride and joy that I stand in solidarity with my brothers to celebrate 25 years, the members of GMAD are not one dimensional but vested and integral members of the African American community”, Tokes Osubu. http://www.gmad.org

The crème de la crème of the philanthropic, arts and entertainment industries will be in attendance to support and honor these innovators and members of the LGBT community on their very special day.

GMAD at 25: A History in Words and Images is co-curated by Dr. Kevin McGruder, former Executive Director of GMAD and current Scholar-in-Residence at the Schomburg Center; and Steven G. Fullwood, Project Director for the Black Gay & Lesbian Archive at the Schomburg Center.

Initial funding of the LGBT Initiative provided by Time Warner Inc., with additional support from M.A.C. AIDS Fund; Arcus Foundation; and Friends of the LGBT Initiative.

For press inquiries and further information contact: rpelzer@gmad.com or cevans@gmad.com

RSVP: http://www.GMAD25.eventbrite.com

Press/Event Release: The Debut Release & Book Signing of “LOVE YOURSELF FIRST”

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HUE MAN BOOK STORE PRESENTS:
The Debut Release & Book Signing of “LOVE YOURSELF FIRST”
Hosted by: Author Delvon Johnson
Event Date: JANUARY 27, 2012 in NYC

January 2, 2012 – NEW YORK CITY – Marva Allen owner of the historic Hue Mann Bookstore and author Delvon Johnson are proud to present the highly anticipated book release of “Love Yourself First” on January 27, 2012 at Hue Mann Bookstore in Harlem, NY. Attendance is by INVITE ONLY.

Delvon Johnson is a critically acclaimed author from Newark, NJ. His debut novel, Love Yourself First received five stars on Amazon. This fictional piece is a compelling and explosive novel that demonstrates how one’s decisions can often create consequences that you may not be prepared to live with. Critics have compared his writing ability to E. Lynn Harris. In March, the author is slated to commence a ten-city tour to promote the release. http://www.delvonjohnson.com

The crème de la crème of the literary and entertainment industry will be in attendance to support this release and author Delvon Johnson on this momentous occasion.

Publisher: World Audience Publications

Confirmed Attendees Include: Stanley Bennett Clay (actor, director, playwright), James Earl Hardy (award-winning author of the B-Boy Blues fiction series) DJ Baker (host of the longest-running LGBT radio program in America,) and Lee Soulja (performance artist and Broadway stage actor) to name a few.

For press inquiries and further information contact: camille@cmegrp.com

Event Release NYC: Inspired In New York Honors KIM COLES & DR.OLAJIDE WILLIAMS

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Inspired In New York Honors KIM COLES & DR.OLAJIDE WILLIAMS

Lifetime Achievement Recognition In Memory Of: DR. MURIEL PETIONI

Presented By: FRIENDS OF HARLEM HOSPITAL
Hosted by: LENNY GREEN (KISS FM)
Event Date: JANUARY 17, 2012 in NYC

January 16, 2012 – NEW YORK CITY – KIM COLES, world renown American actress, author and comedian, DR. OLAJIDE WILLIAMS, Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology at Columbia University where he holds several leadership positions, including Chief of Staff of Neurology, Director of Acute Stroke Services and founder of the ‘Hip Hop Stroke’ program, DR. MURIEL PETIONI, legendary educator, activist, community server dubbed the “Mother of Medicine in Harlem” are being honored by INSPIRED IN NEW YORK on January 17, 2012 at Tian At The Riverbank in Harlem, NY. Attendance is by INVITE

Kim Coles, Dr. Olajide Williams and Dr. Muriel Petioni were chosen to receive this recognition by the honorable Assemblyman Herman Denny Farrell due to their many years as innovators and trendsetters in the Health, Arts and Entertainment Industries. All honorees will receive a proclamation from New York for their contributions.

The crème de la crème of the entertainment industry will be in attendance to support and honor these trendsetters and innovators on their very special day.

Media Sponsor: Uptown Magazine.

Contributing Sponsors: Denim Lounge, International Festival Network, Delvon Johnson “Love Yourself First” book release.

For press inquiries and further information contact: camille@cmegrp.com. RSVP: rsvp@cmegrp.com