Friday, June 26, 2009

Michael Jackson, the First King of Pop Music Has Passed On

Michael Jackson (August 29, 1958–June 25, 2009).

Yesterday was one of the saddest days in America since 9/11 in 2001 and the catastrophe of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans on August 29, 2005, when the shocking news of the sudden death of the awesome Michael Jackson shook the United States of America and echoed all over the rest of the world within seconds. Hope Obioma Opara, the Publisher of Supple magazine woke me up at about 2 am Nigerian time to break the sad news to me in tears. His younger brother Outragiouz, a Nigerian Hip-hop artiste based in America had called him to tell him that MJ was no more among the living mortals on earth. I felt feverish and sat up in bed and could no longer sleep.
It could be a hoax, I said to Hope.
No Mike, Michael is dead! He said.
Hope is a fanatic of MJ since his teens and in fact his parents stopped him from going to America to prevent him from following in the footsteps of his idol.
We kept vigil to mourn MJ and listened to more news on him on the radio.

We are still mourning Michael Jackson when the news of the death of Farrah Fawcett, (February 2, 1947 — June 25, 2009) hit me this morning. She was one of my favourite actresses of all time and one of the most celebrated pin-up sex symbols on TV. What a weekend of sorrows in America.

Michael Jackson was phenomenal and like Elvis Presley who was the indisputable King of Rock 'n' Roll, Michael Jackson was the first King of Pop Music and there can never be another Michael Jackson.

Farewell in eternity, Michael Jackson.

26 Jun 2009 05:08 Africa/Lagos

Sony Comments on the Passing of Michael Jackson

NEW YORK, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Jackson, one of the most widely beloved entertainers and profoundly influential artists of all-time, leaves an indelible imprint on popular music and culture.

Commenting on his passing, Sir Howard Stringer, Chairman, CEO and President, Sony Corporation, said: "Michael Jackson was a brilliant troubadour for his generation, a genius whose music reflected the passion and creativity of an era. His artistry and magnetism changed the music landscape forever. We have been profoundly affected by his originality, creativity and amazing body of work. The entire Sony family extends our deepest condolences to his family and to the millions of fans around the world who loved him."

Rolf Schmidt-Holtz, CEO, Sony Music Entertainment, said: "Michael Jackson's unsurpassed artistry and beloved music brought joy to every corner of the world. We join today with his millions of fans in expressing our profound sadness and we offer our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. It was a true privilege for all of us in the Sony Music family to work with one of the most talented superstars in the history of music. We will miss him greatly."

Martin Bandier, Chairman & CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, said: "Michael was the kind of amazing talent that comes along once in a lifetime. He was an incredible recording artist, an insightful businessman, an unmatched performer, and a true icon. To all of us at Sony/ATV Music Publishing, he was also a trusted and passionate partner, who was very proud of our accomplishments. He will be dearly missed. We wish his children and entire family our deepest condolences."

Five of Jackson's solo albums - "Off the Wall," "Thriller," "Bad," "Dangerous" and "HIStory," all with Epic Records, a Sony Music label - are among the top-sellers of all time. During his extraordinary career, he sold an estimated 750 million records worldwide, released 13 No. 1 singles and became one of a handful of artists to be inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Guinness Book of World Records recognized Jackson as the Most Successful Entertainer of All Time and "Thriller" as the Biggest Selling Album of All Time. Jackson won 13 Grammy Awards and received the American Music Award's Artist of the Century Award.

Michael Jackson started in the music business at the age of 11 with his brothers as a member of the Jackson 5. In the early 1980s, he defined the art form of music video with such ground-breaking videos as "Billie Jean," "Beat It" and the epic "Thriller." Jackson's sound, style and dance moves inspired subsequent generations of pop, soul, R&B and hip-hop artists.

Source: Sony Corporation

CONTACT: Sandy Genelius of Sony Corporation of America, +1-212-833-6975;
Liz Young of Sony Music Entertainment, +1-212-833-8558; Jimmy Asci, Sony/ATV
Music Publishing +1-212-833-4513

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American Heart Association Extends Sympathy to Family of Singer Michael Jackson
00:56 Establishes Online Memorial for Michael Jackson: A Place to Share Memories and Condolences
Congressman Chaka Fattah Responds to Death of Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson's Death Underscores the Tragedy and Impact of Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Michael Jackson Dies at 50

Farrah Fawcett Dies at 62
President Obama, LAUSD Board of Education Recognize California Academic Decathletes
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First Lady Michelle Obama Celebrates the National Design Awards with Public Programs and White House Ceremony
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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Video: LG Mobile Phones Creates Campaign for 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen'

Video: LG Mobile Phones Creates Integrated, Multi-Media Marketing Campaign for

'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen'

Video: LG Mobile Phones Creates Integrated, Multi-Media Marketing Campaign for LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A. Inc. (LG Mobile Phones), in partnership with upcoming film, "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" from DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures in association with Hasbro, launched a comprehensive multi-discipline...

Los Angeles Premiere Sponsored by LG Mobile Phones

LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2009 /PRNewswire/ — LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A. Inc. (LG Mobile Phones), in partnership with upcoming film, "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" from DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures in association with Hasbro, launched a comprehensive multi-discipline marketing campaign tied to the highly anticipated summer film in theatres on June 24. As part of the overall campaign, LG Mobile Phones participated in the U.S. premiere of the film in Los Angeles on June 22 as the presenting sponsor of the event.

The tie-in campaign includes a customized television commercial directed by "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" director Michael Bay. An in-store consumer promotion with Verizon Wireless also kicked off nationwide. The promotion allows consumers to enter a sweepstakes automatically when they send to their friends or family one of three pre-recorded phone messages from Optimus Prime®. In addition, LG launched a movie-themed micro site,, which includes an engaging and interactive online game. To round out the already compelling campaign, LG announced earlier this year at CTIA their limited edition Versa for the movie tie-in. The phone is available only through consumer promotions.

"Fully integrated programs give us the capacity to reach our consumers where it matters most," said Ehtisham Rabbani, vice president of product strategy and marketing for LG Mobile Phones. "Working with the studio on a high profile film franchise like Transformers provides us another rewarding opportunity to create a partnership that relates different types of technology in our consumers' lives and imaginations. We share in the enthusiasm around these cutting-edge movies and value their ability to entertain while LG brings the stories to reality."

"This LG campaign with Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is a best-in-class example of a brand effectively leveraging the assets of a movie," commented LeeAnne Stables, executive vice president of worldwide marketing partnerships for Paramount Pictures. "They have creatively aligned their product with the excitement building around the film while delivering benefit to the LG brand in the marketplace."
"Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" – The Sequel to 2007's Blockbuster Hit

In the highly anticipated "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen," debuting June 24, 2009, Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) again joins with the Autobots® against their sworn enemies, the Decepticons®. Michael Bay directs from a screenplay written by Ehren Kruger & Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman.

DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures Present In Association with Hasbro A di Bonaventura Pictures Production A Tom DeSanto/Don Murphy Production A Michael Bay Film "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" starring Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson and John Turturro. The film is directed by Michael Bay. Written by Ehren Kruger & Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman. Based on Hasbro's Transformers™ Action Figures. Produced by Don Murphy and Tom DeSanto, Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Ian Bryce. Executive producers are Steven Spielberg, Michael Bay, Brian Goldner and Mark Vahradian. This film has been rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action violence, language, some crude and sexual material, and brief drug material.


About LG Electronics, Inc.

LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 84,000 people working in 115 operations including 84 subsidiaries around the world. With 2008 global sales of USD44.7 billion, LG is comprised of five business units – Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Air Conditioning and Business Solutions. LG is the world's leading producer of flat panel TVs, audio and video products, mobile handsets, air conditioners and washing machines. LG has signed a long-term agreement to become both a Global Partner and a Technology Partner of Formula One™. As part of this top-level association, LG acquires exclusive designations and marketing rights as the official consumer electronics, mobile phone and data processor of this global sporting event. For more information, please visit
About LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company

LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is a leading global mobile communication and information company. LG creates handsets that provide an optimized mobile experience to customers around the world with its cutting-edge technology and innovative handset design capabilities. Increasingly, LG is pursuing convergence technology and mobile computing products. LG will continue to take leadership in the mobile communication environment with stylish designs and smart technology. For more information, please visit
About Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The company's labels include Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, MTV Films and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Digital Entertainment, Paramount Famous Productions, Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., Paramount Studio Group, and Worldwide Television Distribution.
About Hasbro, Inc.

Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS) is a worldwide leader in children's and family leisure time products and services with a rich portfolio of brands and entertainment properties that provides some of the highest quality and most recognizable play and recreational experiences in the world. As a brand-driven, consumer-focused global company, Hasbro brings to market a range of toys, games and licensed products, from traditional to high-tech and digital, under such powerful brand names as TRANSFORMERS, PLAYSKOOL, TONKA, MILTON BRADLEY, PARKER BROTHERS, CRANIUM and WIZARDS OF THE COAST. Come see how we inspire play through our brands at (C) 2009 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

* Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett captured by the LG Mobile Phones photo booth at the after party for the ''Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen'' premiere sponsored by LG Mobile Phones.
* Megan Fox arriving to the ''Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen'' premiere sponsored by LG Mobile Phones, on June 22nd, 2009 in Los Angeles, CA.
* Tyrese in the LG Mobile Phones photo booth at the after party for the ''Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen'' premiere sponsored by LG Mobile Phones.
* Peter Cullen, voice of Optimus Prime, at the after party for the ''Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen'' premiere, sponsored by LG Mobile Phones, along side a limited edition LG Versa ''Transformers'' phone for which he recorded exclusive ringtones.
* Vanessa Minnillo at the LG Mobile Phones photo booth in the after party for the ''Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen'' premiere sponsored by LG Mobile Phones.
* Tyrese in the LG Mobile Phones photo booth at the after party for the ''Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen'' premiere sponsored by LG Mobile Phones.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Talk With Funmi

Funmi Iyanda

Talk with Funmi is an exciting new project hosted by Funmi Iyanda. We'll be launching very soon both online and on tv so if you want to be kept up to date please register your details with us below.

Talk With Funmi

Funmi Iyanda is our own answer to Oprah Winfrey and I like her most for her noble charity and since I live and work for charity, I am happy to post on her.

God uses ordinary people to do extraordinary things.

Talk with Funmi today.

Monday, June 22, 2009

"The Art Of The Remix": New Interactive Music Remixing Tutorial Released

22 Jun 2009 07:00 Africa/Lagos

"The Art Of The Remix": New Interactive Music Remixing Tutorial Released

LONDON, June 22/PRNewswire/ --

- As Recommended by Dirty Vegas and Jimmy Douglass, Producer/Engineer for Jay-Z, Missy Elliott and Justin Timberlake.

- The Art Of The Remix Video is Co-produced by Grammy Award-Winner Charles Dye

The Art Of The Remix is an in-depth video course taught by two remix experts. Vincent DiPasquale has worked with everyone from Timbaland to Madonna, while Steven Lee is one half of the dynamic Lee-Cabrera house music partnership with the legendary Albert Cabrera.

Together they've produced seven hours of essential high definition content, available to be streamed online or via a DVD, on creating a high quality remix from start to finish.

The Art Of The Remix is just like sitting right next to a couple of remix experts as they produce a track from start to finish. "Over the years, I've been fortunate enough to learn by working with some of the most talented producers on the planet," says DiPasquale. "And people are constantly asking me if they can sit in and watch during a remix. Now they can, as we remix a song together for an actual project."

"What sets The Art of the Remix apart is that by following each step you'll produce the exact same remix we did in the studio on your system," adds Lee. "Vincent teaches you every single step of the process, and by following along with the provided sessions, you'll be able to recreate the exact same result we delivered to the record label."

By following the video tutorial, the user can create a replica of the remix of Nadia Ali's 'Crash & Burn' that DiPasquale and Lee fashioned. "The entire experience will be something they can then apply to their own remixes and studio projects," says Steven, who provides the DJ's perspective on the project.

Remixing, where you are given all the constituent parts to work with is a great way of getting into producing your own individual tracks. Many of today's top producers learned their craft by starting out remixing for other people.

Notes to Editors

The Art Of The Remix is available now and is priced at :-

DVD + Streaming:

71.51 (Euro)
61.06 (GBP)
99.99 (USD)

Streaming only:

64.35 (Euro)
54.95 (GBP)
89.99 (USD)

FaderPro, co-founded by Steven Lee and Vincent Di Pasquale, produces video training courses on the art of music production.

For all media enquiries please contact Roo @ Rood Media


Source: FaderPro

For all media enquiries please contact Roo @ Rood Media, E:, T: +44(0)7973-366-301.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Video:President Obama Tells Fathers to 'Take Time to be a Dad Today'

19 Jun 2009 21:06 Africa/Lagos

Video: The Department of Health and Human Services Teams Up With The White House and the Ad Council To Launch New Fatherhood Public Service Campaign

PSA Features President Barack Obama Encouraging Fathers to 'Take time to be a dad today'

NEW YORK, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Father's Day weekend, the Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius announced a new public service campaign today promoting fatherhood that features a PSA by President Obama. The campaign, sponsored by the Department's Administration for Children and Families and the Advertising Council, can be found at The public service announcements and supporting campaign materials are designed to remind fathers of the critical role they play in their children's lives.

To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:

In the opening PSA of the campaign, President Obama calls fatherhood "the most important job in a man's life." "Things can get busy, and sometimes we all fall short," he says, "but even the smallest moments can have the biggest impact on a child's life. Take time to be a dad today."

"Sometimes the simplest, smallest things can make a huge difference in a child's life," said Secretary Sebelius. "As the country gets ready to celebrate Father's Day, the President and the Administration are committed to encouraging and supporting efforts by parents and mentors to reach and connect with kids. The Department has a multitude of resources available at and we will be working closely with the White House to support their Fatherhood events and outreach in the coming days and weeks."

The announcements, scheduled to begin airing across the country on Father's Day weekend, are part of a media campaign to promote and encourage responsible fatherhood sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families.

They are the work of the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse, the Ad Council and the Campbell-Ewald agency of Detroit. To date, three television and six radio PSAs have been produced, in addition to multiple print, web and viral ads.

The PSAs encourage fathers to visit or call 1-877-4DAD411 for parenting tips and additional resources for fathers. To view the ads, visit or

"President Obama's involvement in the campaign is a continuation of the commitment he has shown to strengthening fatherhood. As our nation's 'First Dad,' President Obama's words are sure to be an inspiration this Father's Day and beyond," said Roland C. Warren, Media Campaign Director for the NRFC.

"We are delighted to join President Obama and Secretary Sebelius for this poignant campaign as we recognize all fathers nationwide this Sunday," said Peggy Conlon, President & CEO of the Ad Council. "I believe these PSAs will encourage more fathers this weekend and throughout the year to take an active role in their children's lives."

According to the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC), an estimated 25 million children live without their biological fathers and are on average at least two to three times more likely to be poor, to use drugs, to experience educational, health and emotional and behavioral problems, to be victims of child abuse and to engage in criminal behavior than their peers who live with their married, biological (or adoptive) parents. Children with involved, loving fathers are significantly more likely to do well in school, have healthy self-esteem, exhibit empathy and pro-social behavior and avoid high-risk behaviors.

"We consider it an honor to work on behalf of the NRFC," said Bill Ludwig, Vice Chairman, Chief Creative Officer of Campbell-Ewald. "We are very proud that our work informs so many American families about the impact of a father's presence in a child's life and has inspired fathers to simply spend time with their kids. Having the support of President Obama magnifies the attention and the inspiration of this critical message."

Since its launch in 2008, the NRFC's Father Involvement campaign has received more than $38 million in donated media across television, radio, out-of-home, Internet and print.


Through the Department of Health and Human Services, the federal government supports responsible fatherhood in diverse ways. Because engaged fathers strengthen families and contribute to healthy outcomes for children, many of our programs integrate support for fathers. These include Head Start, child support programs, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. HHS also supports programs that focus on responsible fatherhood, such as the Promoting Responsible Fatherhood discretionary grant program administered by the Office of Family Assistance.

National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC) is funded by Administration for Children and Families' Office of Family Assistance's (OFA) efforts to assist States and communities to promote and support Responsible Fatherhood. Primarily a tool for professionals operating Responsible Fatherhood programs, the NRFC provides access to print and electronic publications, timely information on fatherhood issues, and targeted resources that support OFA-funded Responsible Fatherhood grantees. The NRFC Web site also provides essential information for other audiences interested in fatherhood issues.


Campbell-Ewald is the nation's eighth largest advertising and digital communications agency, with more than 1,300 employees and offices in Detroit, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, New York and Washington, D.C. A part of The Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG) , Campbell-Ewald partners with a score of national brands, including Alltel Wireless, Carhartt, Chevrolet, Farmers Insurance, Kaiser Permanente, Olympic Paints and Stains, OnStar, the United States Navy and the United States Postal Service. For more information on Campbell-Ewald, visit

The Advertising Council

The Ad Council is a private, non-profit organization with a rich history of marshalling volunteer talent from the advertising and media industries to deliver critical messages to the American public. Having produced literally thousands of PSA campaigns addressing the most pressing social issues of the day, the Ad Council has effected, and continues to effect, tremendous positive change by raising awareness, inspiring action, and saving lives. To learn more about the Ad Council and its campaigns, visit


Source: The Ad Council

CONTACT: Beth Shanley of The Ad Council, +1-212-984-1923,; or Vincent DiCaro, National Responsible Fatherhood
Clearinghouse, +1-240-912-1270,; or Mark Benner of
Campbell-Ewald, +1-586-558-6281,

Web Site: The Ad Council

Statement on Beyonce Launch Party Cancellation

19 Jun 2009 18:44 Africa/Lagos

Statement on Beyonce Launch Party Cancellation

NEW YORK, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The cancellation of the launch party for Beyonce's "I AM..." tour, first scheduled for this Saturday at M2, was a result of a breach of contract by the promoter. Beyonce never had a contract with the club itself and no one in her camp dealt directly with the venue. The superstar was never scheduled to perform but was to serve as a co-host and introduce singer/songwriter Solange's performance. Patrons were falsely promised a performance by Beyonce.

Source: Music World/Columbia Records

CONTACT: Yvette Noel-Schure, Senior Vice President Media, Columbia
Records, Sony Music Entertainment, +1-212-833-4483, or Fax, +1-212-833-8536,

Friday, June 19, 2009

Beyonce Makes Two Lucky Concertgoers' Day With a Dereon Handbag and Sunglasses Giveaway

Dereon Sunglasses

19 Jun 2009 13:46 Africa/Lagos

Beyonce Makes Two Lucky Concertgoers' Day With a Dereon Handbag and Sunglasses Giveaway

Beyonce gives Dereon handbag and a pair of Dereon sunglasses out as a prize to a lucky text message winning concertgoer during her "I Am... Sasha Fierce" concert tour

NEW YORK, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Two concertgoers, in arenas on each stop of the US leg of the "I AM..." World Tour, will receive a special gift from international superstar Beyonce. Excited fans in Europe have already experienced the handbag and sunglasses giveaway and Beyonce is now extending the gift to her US fans at every single show. Beyonce features the same handbag and sunglasses as part of her wardrobe during the concert. The Dereon handbag and sunglasses giveaway will now be one of the exciting highlights of the concert and Beyonce and the Dereon team will reward two lucky fans that participate in the "Text to Win a Dereon Handbag and Sunglasses" contest. Fulfillment of the prize to the winners will take place after each show of the "I AM..." summer tour.

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The "I AM..." World Tour comes to the US on June 21 and June 22 with a two-night stint at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Later in the summer, Beyonce will headline the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans on July 3. On June 16, a new video and music compilation called "Above and Beyonce Video Collection & Dance Mixes" will be available nationwide exclusively through Wal-Mart, and at J&R Music in New York City. It contains seven videos, behind-the-scenes footage and eight songs taken from her critically acclaimed third solo CD, "I AM...Sasha Fierce". It also features a chart-topping remix version of "Ego" in both video and song with Kanye West, which can only be found in this collection. For more information on the new video collection and a complete list of US tour dates, log onto

About Beyond Productions LLC:

Beyond Productions LLC was founded in May 2004 by Tina and Beyonce Knowles, and Jason and Arthur Rabin of Wear Me Apparel / Kids Headquarters. This partnership provides the infrastructure for licensing and brand management for Dereon, the junior lifestyle collection that debuted at retail for the Holiday 2006 season, House of Dereon, a contemporary women's line that was introduced in Holiday 2005 and the new Miss Tina collection, a line of clothing and accessories produced for Home Shopping Network that debuted in August 2007. Inspired by three generations of women united in a labor of love, House of Dereon and Dereon are named in honor of Tina Knowles' mother and Beyonce's grandmother, Agnez Dereon, who was a talented seamstress and influenced Tina's love of fashion and style. The Dereon line, which is available at department and specialty stores across the US and Canada, features sportswear, and denim offerings along with outerwear and accessories that include hats, handbags, jewelry, eyewear, intimates, footwear and collection for girl's.

PRN Photo Desk,
Source: Beyond Productions LLC

CONTACT: T.J. Allers of PaulWilmotCommunications, +1-212-206-7447,

Web Site: Beyonce

Dereon Girls 2-6x Trista Ruffle Sleeve Top ~ Dereon

Dereon Girls 7-16 Denim Roll Up Capri ~ Dereon

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Secret Treasures of the Heart

Secret Treasures of the Heart

I was heartbroken and forsaken
I was feeling helpless and hopeless
I fell down on my knees in distress
And I lifted up my hands to heaven.

When I had given up hope
You came and lifted me up.
When I thought all was lost
You showed me the secret treasures of my heart.

Then I saw my rescue angel
God sent to rescue me
You wonder how I could tell?
If only you could see what I see.

No matter how the wind blows
And no matter how the Mississippi River flows
Come rain or come shine
I know that all will be fine.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Swimsuit Innovator L*Space By Monica Wise Receives 'Mercedes-Benz Presents' Designer Title

L*Space for OmniPeace by Monica Wise. (PRNewsFoto/Mercedes-Benz USA) LOS ANGELES, CA UNITED STATES 06/17/2009

17 Jun 2009 16:46 Africa/Lagos

Swimsuit Innovator L*Space By Monica Wise Receives 'Mercedes-Benz Presents' Designer Title

Designer Creates Capsule Collection for OmniPeace Charity

LOS ANGELES, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- L*Space by Monica Wise, known for creating luxurious swimwear with sexy silhouettes and flattering fits, will be this season's "Mercedes-Benz Presents" designer with plans to debut its 2010 collection at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami, Friday, July 17th at 10:00 PM, at The Raleigh Hotel.

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L*Space by Monica Wise joins a prestigious list of "Mercedes-Benz Presents" designers including Monique Lhuillier, Badgley Mischka, Yigal Azrouel, Red Carter and CHADO Ralph Rucci. The "Mercedes-Benz Presents" program provides support to designers that demonstrate dedication to quality materials, unique style and innovative design.

In addition to introducing a full line of swim and resort wear at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim, L*Space by Monica Wise will unveil a capsule collection in partnership with OmniPeace, a humanitarian fashion brand founded by entrepreneur Mary Fanaro that donates 25% of profits to charities promoting peace, human rights, education, and the end of extreme poverty in Africa by 2025. Inspired by the African desert and ocean, the designs are named after African villages affiliated with OmniPeace and feature coconut detailing and bone-like motifs. L*Space for OmniPeace will retail for approximately $130 with 20% of all proceeds going to support OmniPeace's many efforts in Africa.

"L*Space by Monica Wise is a perfect fit as this season's 'Mercedes-Benz Presents' designer when comparing the all new E-Class to L*Space's modern swimsuits that integrate both luxury materials and unique lines that standout from other designs," said Lisa Holladay, Manager of Brand Experience for Mercedes-Benz. "We also want the fashion industry to be aware of and support Monica's capsule collection that will help provide funding for OmniPeace's charitable activities."

L*Space designer Monica Wise has established herself as a leader in the swimwear industry, reflecting a clear understanding of a woman's figure and the desire to feel confident on the beach or at the pool. Inspired by her Southern California lifestyle and favorite accessories -- including 18k gold hardware and colored gems -- Wise aims to deliver the perfect marriage of stunning fabrics with an impeccable fit to create a sexy, stylish aesthetic. With its unique and innovative approach to swimsuit design, L*Space by Monica Wise has received industry accolades, such as the coveted "Women's Swim Brand of the Year" award from the Surf Industry Manufacturer's Association in 2007 and 2008, and is currently nominated for the 2009 Award for both "Swim Brand of the Year" and "Best Marketing Campaign."

"I am thrilled to be a 'Mercedes-Benz Presents' designer and to have their support during this major industry show not only for my swimwear designs, but for my philanthropic collaboration with OmniPeace," said Monica Wise, creator and head designer of L*Space. "While my designs for L*Space make women feel luxurious, sexy and beautiful, I hope that our connection with OmniPeace also inspires them to make a difference and give back."

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim will take place in Miami Beach, Florida at The Raleigh Hotel from July 15-19. Designers presenting their spring 2010 collections, include True Religion, Red Carter, Ed Hardy and Cia Maritima.

For more information about Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim at The Raleigh Hotel, and for a schedule of shows and events, visit

About Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz USA, headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey, is responsible for the sales, marketing and service of all Mercedes-Benz and Maybach products in the United States. In 2007, Mercedes-Benz USA became the title sponsor of IMG's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami. Mercedes-Benz is also the title sponsor of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin. For more than 40 years, MBUSA has taken pride in its commitment to the customer by providing superior quality luxury vehicles coupled with outstanding customer support. More information on MBUSA and its products can be found at and

About L*SPACE By Monica Wise

A favorite with Hollywood's hippest -- from Cameron Diaz to Jessica Alba -- L*Space by Monica Wise has graced the covers of countless magazines. Known for extraordinary silhouettes and flattering fits, Monica's much-coveted designs easily go from beach time to play time. L*Space by Monica Wise is available at Saks Fifth Avenue and specialty boutiques around the world. For more information, please visit

About OmniPeace

OmniPeace was founded by Mary Fanaro, a humanitarian entrepreneur. The Los Angeles based humanitarian fashion brand donates 25% of all its profits to efforts committed to charities promoting peace, education, human rights and ending extreme poverty in Africa by 2025. For more information, please visit

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Halle Berry Seizes the Moment (With Lucky Jamie Foxx) and Steals the Show From the Boys at Spike TV's 2009 'Guys Choice'

Halle Berry Seizes the Moment (With Lucky Jamie Foxx) and Steals the Show From the Boys at Spike TV's 2009 "Guys Choice". (PRNewsFoto/Spike TV) NEW YORK, NY UNITED STATES 06/17/2009

17 Jun 2009 14:30 Africa/Lagos

Halle Berry Seizes the Moment (With Lucky Jamie Foxx) and Steals the Show From the Boys at Spike TV's 2009 'Guys Choice'

Explosive Show Paying Tribute To The Things Guys Love Most Premieres Sunday, June 21 (10:00 PM-Midnight, ET/PT) On Spike TV

NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to Halle Berry and Jamie Foxx's show stopping moment, the program broke rules one and two about "Fight Club", as the cult classic was inducted into the "Guy Movie Hall of Fame" with stars Brad Pitt and Edward Norton and director David Fincher on hand to accept the honor from Mel Gibson. Gibson kicked off the show with a rousing speech reminiscent of his Academy Award-winning movie Braveheart.

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Also on hand was cinematic icon and original badass Clint Eastwood, who accepted the Brass Balls Award for his lifetime of legendary work as an actor and filmmaker.

Mickey Rourke was the recipient of the night's top honor, as the Oscar-nominated star of "The Wrestler" was voted Guy of the Year by Spike TV viewers, beating out President Barack Obama in the process.

In addition, Eddie Van Halen made a rare public appearance, and was brought to tears as he accepted the first annual Guitar God Award for his years of shredding on the six stringed axe. And, seven years after being kissed by Adrien Brody at the Oscars, Halle Berry turned the tables on the boys, and had a very special moment with Jamie Foxx, who was on hand to present her with the Decade of Hotness Award.

Spike TV's "Guys Choice" also included a performance by hip hop impresario Asher Roth, and appearances by Robert Downey, Jr., Quentin Tarantino, Jason Statham, Dwyane Wade, Hayden Panettiere, Jack McBrayer, Triumph The Insult Comic Dog, Metallica, Jonah Hill, Sacha Baron Cohen, Malin Akerman, Michael Irvin, Mila Kunis, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Judd Apatow, Rainn Wilson and many more.

To view exclusive footage, interviews, behind-the-scenes access, and more from "Guys Choice," log-on to

The official sponsors of Spike TV's "Guys Choice" are - AT&T, Corona, Degree V12, Pizza Hut, and the U.S. Army.

Casey Patterson, Carol Donovan and Beth McCarthy-Miller serve as executive producers.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Photographs of Legends from Madonna to Obama

artnet Launches Icons: 20th-21st Century Photographic Portraits Sale Featuring 200 Photographs of Legends from Madonna to Obama

200 photographs by 70 renowned photographers Estimates from $1,000 to $20,000

June 15 - 25, 2009

Actress Grace Kelly, 1955
New York / Berlin, June 15, 2009 - From June 15-25 artnet Auctions will feature Icons: 20th-21st Century Photographic Portraits, a special sale of 200 original fine art photographs of legendary figures including The Beatles, Madonna, Marilyn Monroe, President Barack Obama and Elvis Presley.

Screen Sirens
Leading the sale is an exceptional group of fifteen photographs of screen stars Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Marilyn Monroe from the 1950s-1960s. Highlights include a rare photograph of Audrey Hepburn taken at the pinnacle of her career in 1956 by renowned portrait photographer Yousuf Karsh. This work has never before been seen at auction and is offered in pristine condition (estimate: $15,000-$20,000). Also featured in this section are two luminous portraits of Grace Kelly taken in 1955 by fashion photographer Howell Conant shortly before she became Princess of Monaco (estimates: $3,000-$3,500 each). Among the other highlights are some of the most recognizable photographs ever taken of Marilyn Monroe, including Marilyn Monroe Singing "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy, 1962 by Bill Ray (estimate: $2,500-$3,500) and Marilyn Monroe and Billy Wilder On The Set Of The Seven Year Itch, 1954 by George Zimbel (estimate: $5,000-$6,000).

Music Legends
The sale celebrates music legends including Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Kurt Cobain, Bob Dylan and Madonna. Madonna's rise from a virtual unknown to pop icon is chronicled in five photographs by artists from Lee Friedlander to David LaChapelle. Friedlander's Nude (Madonna) is a rare nude portrait taken of Madonna in 1979 before she became famous (estimate: $25,000-$35,000) while LaChapelle's Madonna: Mythical Swans, 1998 captures the radiant pop megastar two decades later (estimate: $12,000-$14,000).

The sale also chronicles the evolution of Rock 'n Roll in the 1960s and 1970s featuring classic photographs of the Beatles, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, and Jimi Hendrix. The Beatles Land in Los Angeles, 1964 by Bill Ray captures the young musicians on their second world tour (estimate: $2,500-$3,500) while John Lennon, New York City taken by Bob Gruen in 1974 reflects the change in both the artist and the times (estimate: $1,400-$1,600).

Fashion Icons
Fashion icons also figure prominently in the auction, with works ranging from the 1930s to the present. Leading this group is a collection of 20 rare vintage portraits by Louise Dahl-Wolfe from the 1930s to 1950s. One of the great fashion photographers of the 20th century, Dahl-Wolfe photographed a cross-section of fashion and film stars for Harper's Bazaar and Vogue. The collection includes photographs of Lauren Bacall, Josephine Baker, Balenciaga, Christian Dior, and Spencer Tracy (estimates: $1,000-$3,000 each). Also featured in the sale are contemporary fashion icons such as Kate Moss Veiled, 1993 by Albert Watson (estimate: $7,000-$9,000) and Naomi Campbell, 1995 by Sante D'Orazio (estimate: $8,000-$10,000).

United States Presidents
Two U.S. Presidents are also the subject of photographs in the sale, including a pensive 2008 profile of Barack Obama taken by Kwaku Alston, who photographed the Obama family extensively on the 2008 campaign trail (estimate: $3,000-$3,500). President John F. Kennedy and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy are the subject of five photographs in the sale, including John Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy, a beaming 1960 photograph by Bill Ray (estimate: $1,000-2,000) and Will McBride's John F. Kennedy, Willy Brandt & Konrad Adenauer, Brandenburg Gate Berlin, which documents Kennedy's historic 1963 trip to Berlin (estimate: $2,500-$3,500).

Athletes, Artists and Literary Figures
Among the other outstanding works in the sale is a group of thirty photographs of legendary athletes, artists and literary figures. Sports legends featured in the sale include Bobby Jones, Jackie Robinson and Muhammad Ali. Ali's rise from a young boxer in training to three-time World Heavyweight Champion is chronicled in five portraits from 1963-1967. Also offered in the sale are photographs of renowned artists Jean-Michel Basquiat, Willem de Kooning, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, and Andy Warhol. Included in this section are three intimate 1979 photographs of Jean-Michel Basquiat by Nicholas Taylor (estimates: $400-$600 each) and a group of six photographs of Andy Warhol, among them an exuberant 1981 photograph of Warhol, Steve Rubell, and André Leon Talley by Bob Colacello (estimate: $3,000-$5,000). Rounding out the sale are ten photographs of celebrated literary figures including Samuel Beckett, William Burroughs, James Joyce, and Jack Kerouac.

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Barack Obama Named the Most Stylish Man

15 Jun 2009 16:39 Africa/Lagos

Male Style Icons

LONDON, June 15/PRNewswire/ -- US president Barack Obama was yesterday named the most stylish man in a poll of men.

The 47-year-old father of two, who moved into the White House in January, has wowed people across the globe with his sharp suits and smooth sense of style.

Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt came second thanks to his ability to look stylish in a sharp suit and dressed down jeans.

His chiselled looks and good style have bagged him a string of beauties including Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie.

Jonathan Heilbron, President & CEO of luxury shirt company Thomas Pink, which carried out the poll, said: "Barack Obama has a great sense of style, which no doubt adds to his popularity. World leaders and politicians are not known for their dress sense, so it's refreshing to have Obama who seems to genuinely care about his appearance."

Third place in the poll of 3,000 men is footballer David Beckham, whose trendy style has seen him become one of the most photographed men in the world.

But the AC Milan player hasn't always been so stylish - previously stepping out in a sarong and wearing a matching PVC outfit with wife Victoria.

James Bond star Daniel Craig is at number four, followed by The Godfather actor Al Pacino.

Suave George Clooney was voted into sixth place, with designer Giorgio Armani even saying that the former ER star makes a suit look "simply fantastic".

Bill Nighy, who has recently been on the big screen in The Boat That Rocked, came seventh, while painter and filmmaker Andy Warhol was at eight.

Clint Eastwood and Will Smith completed the top ten.

Other style icons to feature in the poll include actor Danny Dyer at 11, former 007 Pierce Brosnan at 15 and Elvis Presley at 16.

The poll also asked what they considered to be the most essential fashion items in a man's wardrobe; a crisp white shirt came first followed by a pair of blue jeans and a casual t-shirt. The nominated 'most stylish' men have all been photographed numerous times wearing white shirts, each adding their own individual stamp to this most timeless of looks.

Jonathan Heilbron, President & CEO of Thomas Pink, added: "These guys have access to the latest designer trends and can get away with wearing virtually anything, yet time and time again they are seen in a sharp white shirt with jeans or a suit. And they have all dated or married the world's most beautiful women - it would seem that simple good taste wins out over extreme fashion when it comes to sex appeal for a man."

Thomas Pink now has a White Shirt Bar at its flagship Jermyn Street store and online, which offers men a choice of 21 year round styles plus seasonal limited editions. The White Shirt Bar offers men a one stop shop, where they can choose the perfect white shirt whether it's for work, the weekend or a special occasion.


1. Barack Obama
2. Brad Pitt
3. David Beckham
4. Daniel Craig
5. Al Pacino
6. George Clooney
7. Bill Nighy
8. Andy Warhol
9. Clint Eastwood
10. Will Smith
11. Danny Dyer
12. Johnny Depp
13. Dean Martin
14. David Bowie
15. Pierce Brosnan
16. Elvis Presley
17. Justin Timberlake
18. Sean Connery
19. Steve McQueen
20. Vernon Kay

Notes to editors:

3,000 men aged 25-55 took part in the poll which quizzed them on their fashion habits and views on stylish male icons. Conducted by market specialists, the survey was commissioned by Thomas Pink, the British luxury shirt brand.

Source: Thomas Pink

Karin Silverstein, Senior PR Manager, +44(0)20-7498-4148,

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Saturday, June 13, 2009

Men Are Not Better Than Women: The Universal Truth of Women Empowerment

The universal truth of women empowerment

Oikocredit has unveiled the initial results of an international women empowerment study.

Amersfoort, Netherlands, June 12, 2009 /PRNewswire/ — At Oikocredit, it's essential to know exactly how fair finance affects the lives of those it serves. In the first phase of an international study covering four countries (Bulgaria, Kenya, Peru and the Philippines) Oikocredit has examined the notion of fair financing and women empowerment.

Maria vd Hoeven speaks to all present at the Oikocredit Symposium.

Using in-depth interviews, we asked what women empowerment means to our microfinance clients. What is it, how does it work and what does it look like? Is the concept a notion of the North? Or is it genuinely relevant to the small entrepreneurs of the South?

The empowerment and advancement of women is part of Oikocredit's bid to closely evaluate social performance. We wish to know the real life effect of microfinance on standards of living: access to education, health and general household impact.

Oikocredit board president Shobha Arole said the study was the first step towards ensuring the organization's contribution to women empowerment through its field work.

"A lack of access to basic education, economic and property rights means 70 per cent of the world's poor are female," Dr Arole said. "These are the groups who are marginalized, victims of violence and vulnerable in every sense of the word."

With this inequality, few women have the opportunity to take their first steps out of poverty. However, Oikocredit sees the empowerment of women as fundamental in achieving sustainable development and alleviating poverty on an individual, family and community level.

Furthermore, with economic empowerment comes social empowerment. Access to credit gives women confidence, skills, respect and social status. Dutch minister for development Bert Koenders said empowerment of women is at the heart of development. "Economic empowerment and women's rights are interdependent. Each reinforces the other," he said. "By making use of their economic skills and qualifications, we will build a stronger foundation for long-term economic growth and contribute to greater equality between men and women. This is what I am working for. (Oikocredit is) working for the same goal."

At the conclusion of the first phase of Oikocredit's women empowerment study, results show no matter where you're from, no matter what you do, the empowerment of women is a vital consequence of fair finance. In the context of microfinance, the report summarizes women empowerment as the "progress of women in their ability to make choices and become self-reliant, facilitated by the availability of microfinance". Although the concept remains a dynamic one, it carries a universal social and economic definition.

In a time of economic doubt and uncertainty in the world, it's imperative we answer questions on the reality of microfinance's role in poverty alleviation and empowerment.

The results of the Women's Empowerment study will be presented and discussed at Oikocredit's symposium "Empowering Women - The Oikocredit Experience" on June 11 to an expected crowd of over 700 people. The results will be the basis for further case studies in coming years.

For more information please contact Juliette de Voogd, Department Corporate Communication on +31 (0)33 422 40 40 or by email

Key & figures
Throughout the world, 1.4 billion people live in poverty (World Bank figures, 2008).
3,552 microfinance institutions reported reaching 154,825,825 clients around the world*
Of these clients, 83.4 percent, or 88,726,893, were women.*
Nearly three billion people in the world lack access to basic financial services* .(CGAP, 2006)
Women who generate their own income support their families and their communities - providing housing, sanitary facilities, health services, education and nutritional food.

*Micro-credit Summit Campaign Report 2009, as of December 31, 2007.

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