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A few weeks ago news surfaced that Dancehall recording artiste and now ex-wife of the King of Dancehall, Beenie Man, had penned a steamy and according to some, implicating novel. Well, after several interviews, tweets, internet postings and so on and so forth, it's official; she does have a novel, and it's entitled, LOVE TRIANGLE. Yes, it is entitled LOVE TRIANGLE, and no, it is not about the expected suspects. On the contrary, LOVE TRIANGLE delves into D'Angel's artistic ability and comes away telling a story completely the opposite of what many have suspected D'Angel's reality to actually be like.
The Center for Literature and Theatre @ Miami Dade College (MDC), (formerly known as the Florida Center for the Literary Arts), in collaboration with the Miami-Dade Public Library System, will present The Big Read Miami by celebrating the iconic life and work of America's most beloved poet, Emily Dickinson, March 15-April 15, at various locations. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest and is designed to revitalize the role of literature in American culture, bring its transformative power into the lives of its citizens, and encourage communities to come together to read the same book.
The glitzy luxury magazine "Sandals Style" is back. Sandals Resorts International, the parent company of Sandals Resorts, Beaches Resorts and Grand Pineapple Beach Resorts, inked an agreement with the Trinidad and Tobago-based Toute Bagai Publishing Company (TBP) to publish a third edition of the award-winning "Sandals Style" magazine which was launched in 2010 by TBP. TBP Managing Director, Neysha Soodeen, said the contract extension is "a significant vote of confidence, endorsing her company's continuous efforts in production excellence. Sandals expects nothing but perfection from their suppliers, so we were happy when Sandals expressed an interest for us to continue to produce and publish their official, in-room magazine."
Marlene Daley's vision for a highly produced online publication that features the best of Caribbean culture, has taken shape in the form of KOTCH, a sizzling, stylish new magazine that is published quarterly. "From my short foray in corporate Jamaica, to owning my own antique store, to working as a realtor, I couldn't foresee this. I had no idea that my life would have taken this direction. I often feel that there is an unseen hand that guides us to our highest calling, and if we are so attuned we will be led to our purpose," Marlene stated. Daley is publisher of KOTCH, which debuted in January with an issue that featured Jamaican pilot Barrington Irving, whose name is now etched in the halls of fame for being the youngest and first Black man to navigate the earth solo.
ET at the Hotel Meli located at 590 West Peachtree St NW Atlanta (Georgia), GA 30308 at the annual National Emerging Technology Leadership Summit and National Techlatino Achiever's Award Gala, Dr. Bernice A. King will be a special guest speaker and will be signing the critically acclaimed much anticipated book on her mother's life, entitled Desert Rose: The Life and Legacy of Coretta Scott King. The book published by the University of Alabama Press and written by Edythe Scott Bagley, with Joe Hilley captures the essence of the life and legacy of the courageous and special woman who walked with and was married to the man (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.), the mission and the vision.
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