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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Kids Stand Out at The 6th Annual Kierrah Foundation Holiday Extravaganza!!



(Hollywood, CA)- It was all about the kids at The 6th Annual Kierrah Foundation Holiday Extravaganza which took place on Wednesday Dec. 22, 2010 at The prestigious Celebrity Centre located in Hollywood, CA. This Red Carpet, star studded holiday celebration was for the benefit of The women and Children of The Kierrah Foundation. There was a fabulous fashion show coordinated by Hollywood's Most Notorious Fashion Coordinator, Parris Harris.  The Kierrah Kids and Kierrah Star Models rocked the runway with The Sidney Collection, Designs by Kevin James and Stoned Out Design T-Shirts by Latacha Knighten that were specifically designed for each child that attended the celebration.

Grand Performances by Rising Sensation Roxy Darr, Actress/Hip Hop Artist Lil Nay Nay, Singer Ayanna Stokes, Maya and Mandy of Heroine December and Legendary Singer/Songwriter Brenda Lee Eager along with her very talented grandsons The Simmonds Brothers. Miss Roxy Darr was dressed just like the Holiday Barbie that was on the flyer for the Holiday Extravaganza! The kids and adults were in awe of just how gorgeous she was.

The event was hosted by young stars brother and sister Carla and Carlon Jeffrey. The red carpet was hosted by Hip Hop artist Rashaun Peters.

Brandy Sanders,Founder of The Kierrah Foundation presented an The Kierrah Angel of the Year Award to Actress Parker Mckenna Posey for all her hard work, dedication and commitment that she has put forth with the foundation.

Starmaker David Harrison Levi came to the stage and announced that he will be honoring Brandy Sanders with The 2010 Citizen of the Year Award which took place Thursday December 23, 2010. What a exceptional way to celebrate the birthday of the holiday angel herself, Brandy Sanders. Happy Birthday rang out all over the Celebrity Centre soon after David Harrison Levi stepped down off the stage.

The Celebrity Centre was a magic holiday castle decorated so perfectly for Holiday Cheer. There where 4 tables filled with toys and there were some great women's gifts and certificates that were so graciously donated by Natalie Harper and NBC Universal.

Celebrities  who came out to support The Kierrah Foundation included Actress and Reality TV Star Sensation Tiffany "New York" Pollard, Actor Charyse Monet, Star Maker David Harrison Levi, Carla Jeffrey, Carlon Jeffrey, Lil Nay Nay, Parker Mckenna Posey, Ayanna Stokes, The Simmonds Brothers, Brenda Lee Eager, Celebrity Stuntwoman/Actress April Weeden Washington, Child star Kiera Washington,  Actor Exie Booker,  Hip Hop RaShaun Peters, Plus Size Supermodel Norva Michelle Williams, The 2011 Ethnic World Queens and many more.
Without a doubt a night of true Holiday Joy!

Special appreciation to the Celebrity Centre for hosting such a remarkable event!!

Special Thanks to our Holiday Angels: Shana Meyerson, Joseph Johnson & Stella, Lynne Bieh, Katherine Abernathy, Chrisena Coleman, Zoe Vincent Kimberly Fowler, Bucky Rogers, Javelyn Clevett, Howard Henley, Carla Dorhan Spiller, Christine Haymond, Sharon Ann Smith, Debra Hall, Jeff Lawson.  We could have pulled it off without your support.

And a Very Special to The Kierrah Foundation's sponsorship Coordinator Revina Thomas for her endless support and dedication.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Ethnic World Queens on the Red Carpet with Kierrah Foundation

Kids Stand Out at The 6th Annual Kierrah Foundation Holiday Extravaganza!!


(Hollywood, CA) - It is that time of year again. You've got that right! It is time for The Kierrah Foundation's Annual Holiday Extravaganza that will be taking place Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at The Fabulous Celebrity Centre located at 5930 Franklin Ave, Hollywood, CA at 6 P.M. What a great way to end L.A. Fashion Aid Tour hosted by the ROCKSTAR FASHION COORDINATOR Parris Harris.  You have not seen an Extravaganza such as this. This year is the BIGGEST!!   The young people will be taking over!!

Up and Coming Hip Hop Stars Cool Vibes will be the Red Carpet Hosts. Celebrity Child Stars Carla and Carlon Jeffery do the honors of being the hosts of this lovely evening of entertainment and fashion. Featuring Kierrah Angel and Child Star Parker McKenna Posey (My Wife & Kids) and heart-stopping performances by Young All Stars Ayanna Stokes, Madisen Carter, Lil Nay Nay, Na'kia Bell and the Simmonds Brothers.

There will not only be young performers and hosts but also there will be a dynamic kids fashion show featuring exceptional designs from Stoned Out Designs. The Beautiful Kierrah Girls and Fabulous Kierrah Star Models will be rocking the runway with Kevin James Fashion and The Sidney Collection. The Kids will takeover the runway LA Fashion Aid Style!

The Carson Cheer Team will kick off the fashion show with some never seen before Holiday Cheer!

Special Guests to attend will be Heroine December fronted by Australian Sensations Maya & Nandy (former members of Prince’s New Power Generation)  along with Founder of Courtney's House in Washington, DC and winner of The 2010 Frederick Douglass Award (Freedom Awards), Tina Frundt.

This grand evening will be concluded with the giving of gifts that have been graciously donated by the community to the women and children of The Kierrah Foundation

Confirmed Celebrity guests include Actress/Comedian Luenell, Celebrity Starmaker David Harrison Levi, Actress Charyse Monet, Legendary Singer/Songwriter Brenda Lee Eager, Hip Hop Star Ricoshade, Child Star Actress Kierra Washington, Celebrity Stuntwoman/Actress/Singer April Weeden-Washington 2011 Ethnic World Queens, Director of Ethnic World Pageant Aiisha Ferguson and many more to come.

The Kierrah Foundation 6th Annual Holiday Extravaganza is presented by Brandy Sanders, Founder of The Kierrah Foundation in association with Velvet Ropes ENT, Parris Harris and Serving Angels Media.

Media Check in: 5:30 P.M.
Red Carpet Starts: 6:00 P.M.
Show Starts: 7:00 P.M.

For more information or to donate to the Kierrah Foundation, please go to http://www.kierahfoundation.org/For Media/Press inquires please contact, Betrice Coleman-Sweet, Publicist, Serving Angels Media at sweetrayolight@lve.com or (562) 556-9161.

About The Kierrah Foundation:
The Kierrah Foundation assist young women who have "aged-out" of the foster care system. Many of these women are young mothers themselves. The Kierrah Foundation's objective is to empower former foster girls to become self-sufficient and avoid the pitfalls of aging out of the system which can include poverty, homelessness, victims of domestic violence, substance abuse, prostitution, gang affiliation, aimlessness and automatic slippage into welfare and perhaps the most frightening for these young women, losing their own children to the foster care system.

Betrice Coleman-Sweet
Publicist
Serving Angels Media
(562) 556-9161


Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Announcement

Adrianne St. Clair 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Los Angeles, California, United States of America (Free-Press-Release.com) December 15, 2010 --
December 14, 2010 Andie Mayorca "Miss Teen Ethnic World Int'l 2011" stepped down as the International Queen due to furthering and prioritizing her education.

We wish Miss Mayorca success in her future.

Adrianne St Clair will resume the dutie as the new Teen Ethnic World International 2011 Queen. Adrianne St. Clair will continue with upcoming photoshoots, appearances and red carpet events. We welcome Miss St Clair to the Ethnic World International family and wish her much success during her reign.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Ethnic World International Pageant Announcement

“Aiisha Ferguson & Daniela Espinoza (Miss EW 2011)”

Ethnic World Beauty Daniela Espinoza will grace the Red Carpet and Dinner at The Rainbow Push & Citizenship Education Fundraiser 12th Annual Awards Dinner 2010.


(Beverly, California, October, 2010) – On Thursday, October 7, 2010, Aiisha Ferguson, Director of Ethnic World Pageants along with her reigning International Queen Daniela Espinoza are invited guest to Jessie L. Jackson, Sr. 69th Birthday Celebration.


Rainbow Push & Citizenship Education Fundraiser “12th Annual Awards Dinner 2010. Honorees: Antwone Fisher, Kermit Alexander, Bishop Noel Jones, Maria Contreras-Sweet, Ramond Ripston. Proceeds benefits the Citizenship Education Fund.

The purpose of EW is to give women the opportunity to come together regardless of their background, to build positive relationships with other women who are inspiring and working diligently to leave a positive impact in their communities.

EW delegates come together and share their volunteer and community projects, ideas and goals with each other. The EW system is to strengthen and empower our women to unify a sisterhood.

Pageant, please go to http://www.ethnicworldpageants.com



Ethnic World International-"Changing the Face of Pageantry"

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Ethnic World Queens will walk the Red Carpet at the "Healing Through Music 2"

Kierrah Events & Velvet Ropes ENT Presents:
HEALING THROUGH MUSIC 2 “A HOUSE PARTY WITH PEPPER MASHAY
 
(Los Angeles, CA) – On Thursday, September 30, 2010, Kierrah Events & Velvet Ropes ENT presents the second showcase in the series entitled Healing Through Music.  This showcase is subtitled “A House Party with Pepper Mashaylocated at the legendary Jewel’s Catch One Disco in Los Angeles, CA.
 
It’s a House Party!! House is a style of electronic dance music that originated in Chicago, Illinois, USA in the early 1980s. It was initially popularized in mid-1980s discothèques.  House Music is strongly influenced by elements of soul- and funk-infused varieties of disco.
 
This slamming party features Disco Diva Pepper Mashay.  Pepper has sung for such artists as Tina Turner, Cher, Mick Jagger, Keb Mo, Celine Dion and many others.  In 2000, Pepper exploded on the music scene with her hit “Dive in the Pool” (an unofficial song from Showtime’s “Queer As Folk”).  In 2005, she released “Send Me An Angel", the classic 80s pop hit with a remix by Dave Aude’ and “Beauty Shop” from the MGM movie DVD featuring Queen Latifah.  Pepper’s new song “Freeway of Love” has a jumping video and was released in February of this year.  The video has quickly made its way up the National Video Charts.  Pepper has performed at countless Festivals, where she rocks “Cosmic Love Juice” and “Love & Understanding” to a roaring crowd.
 
The night also features House Music Mix Masters DJ Lovey C and DJ Sexy Claudette.  Both former DJ’s at Jewel’s Catch One Disco, the two have jammed House Music all over the West Coast.  As an added treat, Songbird Aquilah Ali will take to the stage. And Go Go Dancer Jenny Yi, will “WOW”, the crowd with her sexy dance moves.
 
 
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Confirmed Celebrity Guests include: Charyse Monet, Lejon O. Stewart, just to name a few.
 
HEALING THROUGH MUSIC 2
“A House Party with Pepper Mashay”
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Media Check in 6:30 P.M.
Red Carpet at 7:00 p.m
Showtime: 8:00 p.m.
 
Jewel’s Catch One Disco
4067 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90019
 
A portion of the proceeds benefit The Kierrah Foundation for former foster girls and their children.
 

Ethnic World Queens on the Red Carpet with Trueful and Xango Henry

Trueful & guest artists Dru Hill H-Town & Ricky Jones shake rattle and ‘rock’ the LA Convention Center at The Old School Meets New Skool R&B concert

Trueful & guest artists Dru Hill H-Town & Ricky Jones shake rattle and ‘rock’ the LA Convention Center at The Old School Meets New Skool R&B concert – by Eugenia Wright aka Kleopatra Girl



“An all points bulletin had mega reach to celebrities and media alike.”



It was touted to be the “R&B” concert of the millennium but the word on everyone lips post concert was “rock.” I’m talking about Trueful’s CD release of “Taste of Class” at the Old School Meets New Skool concert held at the LA Convention Center. Posts comments from the crowd was “It rocked!”



The “rockin’” weekend started the day before the concert at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel LAX where the main acts to perform, Trueful, Dru Hill, H-Town and R&B crooner Ricky Jones convened for a press conference. There, an elaborate buffet of cheese, fruit, vegetables, chips, dips and drinks were served. An all points bulletin alert from the PR Office (ISA PR) went out on the wires and the media turned out in droves. Comedienne Annie McKnight who kept things wildly lively and fun moderated the conference. There were a few celebrity supporters such as Irene Mama Stokes, Oakland’s finest R&B princess Dvyne (also a reporter for Soul Beat), actor Isa Hall and child actor Anthony Hobbs who were on hand to offer congratulatory comments. Media took plenty of photos snapping Trueful, Dru Hill, H-Town and Ricky Jones aka “ The King of Hearts.”



Expectations for Trueful’s CD release and the concert had been heightened for weeks prior to the event. Everyone was expecting a turnout of celebrities and music groups. Did they deliver? Yes!!!! Resoundingly so. Celebrities included: The legendary Chambers, Brothers, former lead singer for the Temptations Louis Price, R&B princess Dvyne,music producer AVI, Rapper Lil’ Zane, The Circle, producers APT 6, Young Wisdom, Rapper T, Miss Tami (The Lyrical Boxer), folk singer Martha Liz, singer/TV host Porscha Coleman, R&B singer Maiya Sykes, DJ Tre Luv and from the world of film and TV; actor Quinton Aaron (The Blind Side), actor/filmmaker/writer/producer

Sy Richardson (Posse) and his lovely wife Theresa, actress Suzette Tomlinson, Irene Mama Stokes, international film star Xango Henry, Melissa Grimmond (Zane’s Sex Chronicles), former Barker’s Beauty Kathleen Bradley (“Mrs. Parker” in the cult classic movie Friday), actor Vincent M. Ward (True Blood), actor Isa Hall, TV producer Cher Rue. From the modeling world; Playboy model Josie Goldberg, sultry and exotic beauty Donna Rowe (cameras could not get enough of this one), Joslyn Pennywell (America’s Next Top Model), Fiu Fiu Brazilian bikini wear model Allyson Flores, stylist Krystal French, child model Anthony Hobbs. From comedy, Annie McKnight and Kymedienne. Industry moguls included Jarvee Hutcherson (Producer and founder of the Multi-Cultural Motion Pic Assn.), Tanya Kersey (Producer/founder of The Hollywood Black Film Festival) and Leo Rodgers (Sr. V.P. of Bungalow Records). From the fitness and dance world I spotted Kali Muscle and Sam Bell of Sam Bell Body, exotic beauty Daychia and The French Royalty dancers. To top it off there were about 14 to 20 of the most beautiful women from all over the globe representing the pageant contestants from the Ethnic World Beauty Pageant and their founder Aiisha Ferguson. Each contestant was wearing their country’s sash and crown. Their presence took the red carpet from star studded to ionospheric brilliance.

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Photo by:Exposay.com


It didn’t take long for the performing groups to raise the temperature in the house, also. Trueful delivered an electrying performance working the house and the ladies in the audience as did H-Town who knocked the boots from the convention center to the Staples basketball hoops nearby. Women were heard screaming throughout the venue and Dru Hill who were the last to perform ended the show with a big wail and shouts and screams from the audience. I could relate totally as I lost my voice at the end of the evening from announcing everyone on the red carpet. But, would I have it any other way (????). No way!



French Royalty Entertainment should be commended for putting on a concert (their first major by the way) on such a mega scale. Team Trueful (Eunice Moseley of The Pulse of Entertainment and Eugenia Wright of ISA PR) contributed immensely to the success of the event also.



The grand LA Convention shook rattle and rocked all night. If you don’t want to take my word for it, take a look at the links provided.



From start to finish people were standing in front of their seats. They just could not sit down. It was R&B but it felt like a Rock concert. Reports are that Trueful and French Royalty Entertainment are planning to take the show on a national tour. Possibly Oakland then Baltimore then on to Miami and Atlanta. Rock on R&B!!!



Eugenia Wright is a former actress turned syndicated columnist/publicist. You may write to her at kleopatragirl117@hotmail.com

Photos: Donald Carraway and Vinni Ratcliff



Related Links
Press Conference coverage

Photos by: Donald Carraway

http://hollywoodnights.ning.com/profiles/blogs/kick-off-for-the-old-school?xgs=1&xg_source=msg_share_url



Concert PR Photos link here:

http://www.prphotos.com/store/category.cgi?&category=search&query=%5Eevents%2Esql&q2=%22Old%20School%20Meets%20New%20Skool%22%20Concert%20%2D%20Arrivals&start=0



More PR Photos link here:

http://www.prphotos.com/store/category.cgi?&category=search&query=%5Eevents%2Esql&q2=%22Old%20School%20Meets%20New%20Skool%22%20Concert%20%2D%20Arrivals&start=144



Trueful’s CD Release and Old School Meets New Skool – Red carpet interviews by Harmony Bailey
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aIkz0gbTp0

Photos by PartybyFive

http://partybyfive.smugmug.com/Celebrities-Red-Carpet-VIP/OldSchool-vs-New-Skool-Dru/13860089_4Zd7d#1017101487_KGa3i



Conf. Photos at Exposay

http://www.exposay.com/isa-hall-old-school-meets-new-skool-concert-press-conference/p/40539/42



Concert Arrivals in Exposay

http://www.exposay.com/old-school-meets-new-skoo

How to Walk in High Heels : Walking in Pageant Shoes & Very High Heels

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Ethnic World Queens are CROWNED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


2011 ETHNIC WORLD QUEENS
Mrs,Ms,Elegance,Director,Miss,Teen,Pre-Teen
Ethnic World International Pageant Announcement

“Ethnic World Queens Crowned for 2011”.-

Ethnic World Beauties took the stage highlighting their Ethnic backgrounds and Vintage Hollywood Fashion. The Red Carpet Event started at 6:00pm and the Main Event at 7:00pm at the Radisson Westside in Culver City, California.

Featuring Celebrity sensations:

Trueful, Charyse Monet, Xango Henry and Sherry



(Los Angeles, California, September, 2010) – On Friday, September 19, 2010, Aiisha Ferguson, Director of Ethnic World Pageant along with staff and reigning International Queens presented the 2010 Ethnic World International Pageant.

20 Ethnic Pageant Beauties competed in 6 stages of competition; Community Service, Interview, Fashion, Athletic Wear, Cultural Expression and Evening Gown. There were 5 divisions; Teen, Miss, Ms, Mrs. and Elegance. The Elegance division being our plus size delegates. Each division had a runner up and divisional winner. Your 2011 Ethnic World Queens are; Teen Ethnic World Int’l 2011 “Andie Mayorca”, Miss Ethnic World Int’l 2011 “Daniela Espinoza”, Ms Ethnic World Int’l “Michele Villanova”, Mrs. Ethnic World Int’l “Lovern Augustine” and Ms Elegance Ethnic World Int’l 2011 “ Nashika Johnson”.

The purpose of EW is to give women the opportunity to come together regardless of their background, to build positive relationships with other women who are inspiring and working diligently to leave a positive impact in their communities.

EW delegates come together and share their volunteer and community projects, ideas and goals with each other. The EW system is to strengthen and empower our women to unify a sisterhood.



Pageant, please go to http://www.ethnicworldpageants.com



Ethnic World International-"Changing the Face of Pageantry"

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Newly Crowned Ethnic World Int'l 2011 Queens on the Red Carpet

Andie Mayorca "Teen Ethnic World 2011" Michelle Villanova "Ms Ethnic World 2011" Ms Elegance Ethnic World 2011 "Nashika Johnson"

Ethnic World International 2011 Queens

Ms Earth attends the Ethnic World International 2011 Pageant

Marlena Martin "Ms Ethnic World 2010" Ms Earth "Lana Henry" Ms Ethnic World 2011 "Michelle Villanova"