MEDIA ALERT: FAMED JAZZ GREAT Papo Vazquez Hosts Master Class and Concert Fundraiser for New York City School

Famed jazz musician, Angel “Papo” Vazquez, is teaming with the Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz & Performing Arts (www.clefclubofjazz.org) along with local business owner, Howard Feigenbaum to share the gift of music with the next generation. On Wednesday, June 26, 2019, Papo Vazquez will be conducting a master class and \nconcert for the students of PS173

in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood. The music event will serve as a fundraiser for the elementary school’s music program.

“A couple of months ago, I responded to a need for help from a music teacher at. PS173, my alma mater, ” said Howard Feigenbaum. “I remember being in third grade and getting a recorder and just how special that was. Well, music is making a come back, but as we know, there isn’t a lot of funding. I reached out to, Papo, who does this [regularly] in inner-city schools and he agreed to hold a master class and concert for the kids at PS173.” The Papo Vazquez Workshop Fund (care of The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz) will be picking up half the cost for the event and Feigenbaum has guaranteed the other half. This event is scheduled for Wednesday, June 26, 2019, the last day of the school year.

Those interested in donating to the cause can send a check to The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz 736-38 South Broad Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146, referencing Papo Vazquez workshop fund on the check.

For more information about the master class and concert, please contact Howard Feigenbaum at fdelicafe@aol.com. For press inquiries contact Tamara Walker at tamara@qmedia-pr.com.

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MEDIA ALERT: FAMED JAZZ GREAT Papo Vazquez Hosts Master Class and Concert Fundraiser for New York City School

Famed jazz musician, Angel “Papo” Vazquez, is teaming with the Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz & Performing Arts (www.clefclubofjazz.org) along with local business owner, Howard Feigenbaum to share the gift of music with the next generation. On Wednesday, June 26, 2019, Papo Vazquez will be conducting a master class and \nconcert for the students of PS173

in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood. The music event will serve as a fundraiser for the elementary school’s music program.

“A couple of months ago, I responded to a need for help from a music teacher at. PS173, my alma mater, ” said Howard Feigenbaum. “I remember being in third grade and getting a recorder and just how special that was. Well, music is making a come back, but as we know, there isn’t a lot of funding. I reached out to, Papo, who does this [regularly] in inner-city schools and he agreed to hold a master class and concert for the kids at PS173.” The Papo Vazquez Workshop Fund (care of The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz) will be picking up half the cost for the event and Feigenbaum has guaranteed the other half. This event is scheduled for Wednesday, June 26, 2019, the last day of the school year.

Those interested in donating to the cause can send a check to The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz 736-38 South Broad Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146, referencing Papo Vazquez workshop fund on the check.

For more information about the master class and concert, please contact Howard Feigenbaum at fdelicafe@aol.com. For press inquiries contact Tamara Walker at tamara@qmedia-pr.com.

MEDIA ALERT: FAMED JAZZ GREAT Papo Vazquez Hosts Master Class and Concert Fundraiser for New York City School

Famed jazz musician, Angel “Papo” Vazquez, is teaming with the Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz & Performing Arts (www.clefclubofjazz.org) along with local business owner, Howard Feigenbaum to share the gift of music with the next generation. On Wednesday, June 26, 2019, Papo Vazquez will be conducting a master class and \nconcert for the students of PS173

in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood. The music event will serve as a fundraiser for the elementary school’s music program.

“A couple of months ago, I responded to a need for help from a music teacher at. PS173, my alma mater, ” said Howard Feigenbaum. “I remember being in third grade and getting a recorder and just how special that was. Well, music is making a come back, but as we know, there isn’t a lot of funding. I reached out to, Papo, who does this [regularly] in inner-city schools and he agreed to hold a master class and concert for the kids at PS173.” The Papo Vazquez Workshop Fund (care of The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz) will be picking up half the cost for the event and Feigenbaum has guaranteed the other half. This event is scheduled for Wednesday, June 26, 2019, the last day of the school year.

Those interested in donating to the cause can send a check to The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz 736-38 South Broad Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146, referencing Papo Vazquez workshop fund on the check.

For more information about the master class and concert, please contact Howard Feigenbaum at fdelicafe@aol.com. For press inquiries contact Tamara Walker at tamara@qmedia-pr.com.

THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE PRESENTS THE AMERICAN LEGACY BLACK HOCKEY HISTORY TOUR

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Month-Long Mobile Truck Tour to Celebrate – Black Hockey Achievement

FEBRUARY 1, 2019American Legacy founder Rodney J. Reynolds announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL®) has partnered with American Legacy Magazine to curate an upcoming mobile truck exhibit tour. The mobile museum launches its six-city tour in New York City this February as part of the NHL and National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) joint Hockey Is For Everyone initiative. The theme of this year’s exhibit focuses on Black achievement in the sport of hockey.

“We’re extremely excited to partner with the NHL on this tour celebrating Black achievement in hockey. From the early 1800s through today, Black people have made major contributions to the sport, some more known than others. Attendees will find the onboard exhibits and images very enlightening and informative,” said Reynolds.

Since 2008, American Legacy has produced a mobile truck exhibit that tours various school districts, colleges & universities, churches, and African-American festivals and events across the country providing audiences with a look at Black history and accomplishments.

“Since 1958 when Willie O’Ree first paved the way for black hockey players in the NHL, our sport has seen an upward trend both on- and off- the ice, but there is still room to grow. The NHL is aware of the demographic shifts in our society and we are committed to making progress in our effort to become a more inclusive sport that welcomes everyone,” said Kim Davis, NHL Executive Vice President, Social Impact, Growth Initiatives & Legislative Affairs. “This month, sharing stories of players past and present as well as pioneers and trailblazers – whether via the traveling museum or across our platforms – we hope to demonstrate to fans and non-fans alike that there is a big community out there, and many pathways to become part of the hockey family.”

American Legacy’s month-long tour will be hosted by the following NHL teams:

  • New York Rangers (February 2nd)
  • New Jersey Devils (February 5th and 6th)
  • Nashville Predators (February 9th and 10th)
  • Tampa Bay Lightning (February 14th, 15th and 16th)
  • Philadelphia Flyers (February 22nd through the 24th)—in conjunction with the 2019 NHL Stadium Series
  • Washington Capitals (February 25th, 26th, and 27th)

The tour manager for the 2019 American Legacy Tour is MRA Experiential Tours & Equipment of Madison Heights, MI.

For more information about the tour itself and stops, please visit NHL.com/BlackHockeyHistory.

 

ABOUT THE AMERICAN LEGACY BRAND
Rodney J. Reynolds founded American Legacy Magazine in 1995 as a joint venture with American Heritage, a division of Forbes, Inc.  Total readership of American Legacy was over 2 million when the print edition ceased publication in 2011. The mission of the American Legacy brand is to broaden and enhance the awareness of African-American history through the utilization of educational products, the internet, and broadcast media with the launch of the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, American Legacy Network (ALN) in August of 2018.  To subscribe to ALN, visit www.americanlegacynetwork.tvBlack History Made Every Day.

 

ABOUT THE NHL

The National Hockey League (NHL®), founded in 1917, consists of 31 Member Clubs, each reflecting the League’s international makeup with players from more than 20 countries represented on team rosters, vying for the most cherished and historic trophy in professional sports – the Stanley Cup®. Every year, the NHL entertains more than 670 million fans in-arena and through its partners on national television and radio; more than 151 million followers – league, team and player accounts combined – across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube; and more than 100 million fans online at NHL.com.  The League broadcasts games in more than 160 countries and territories through its rightsholders including NBC/NBCSN and the NHL Network in the U.S., Sportsnet and TVA in Canada, Viasat in the Nordic Region and CCTV and Tencent in China. The NHL reaches fans worldwide with games available online in every country including via its live and on-demand streaming service NHL.TV™. Fans are engaged across the League’s digital assets on mobile devices via the free NHL® App; across nine social media platforms; on SiriusXM NHL Network Radio; and on NHL.com, available in eight languages and featuring unprecedented access to player and team statistics as well as every regular-season and playoff game box score dating back to the League’s inception, powered by SAP. The NHL is committed to building healthy and vibrant communities through the sport of hockey by increasing youth participation and engagement; fostering positive family experiences; promoting inclusion, positive culture and leadership; and supporting sustainable community impact.

 

ABOUT THE NHLPA

The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA), established in 1967, is a labour organization whose members are the players in the National Hockey League (NHL). The NHLPA works on behalf of the players in varied disciplines such as labour relations, product licensing, marketing, international hockey and community relations, all in furtherance of its efforts to promote its members and the game of hockey. In 1999, NHLPA Goals & Dreams was launched as a way for the players to give something back to the game they love. Over the past 19 years, more than 80,000 deserving children in 34 countries have benefited from the players’ donations of hockey equipment. NHLPA Goals & Dreams has donated more than $24 million to grassroots hockey programs, making it the largest program of its kind. For more information on the NHLPA, please visit www.nhlpa.com.

NHL and the NHL Shield are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League.  NHL and NHL team marks are the property of the NHL and its teams.  All Rights Reserved.

 

 

 

 

MODA MANTRA MAGAZINE TO PRESENT “ELEVATION” DURING NEW YORK FASHION WEEK

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Publication Focused On High Fashion Modest Apparel to Host Showcase in Brooklyn

 

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK— MODA MANTRA MAGAZINE, the high fashion publication celebrating modest apparel, announced today that the magazine will host a runway showcase entitled “ELEVATION” during New York Fashion Week. Produced by the magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Nailah Lymus, the showcase will take place on February 15th at 1174 Bedford Avenue in the heart of Brooklyn.

“The concept for ELEVATION was born from the pages of Moda Mantra Magazine,” says Nailah Lymus. “I wanted to give our audience a chance to experience globally influenced style in person with a runway experience curated to heighten their fashion senses.”

ELEVATION was established as a means to broaden the demographic for participating designers while curating an on-site pop-up shop for attendees to purchase styles “fresh off the runway.” Designers and brands participating in the premier edition of the event include:

  • Erica Vanessa NYC, high end womenswear line specializing in “made-to-measure” couture and ready-to-wear
  • ShoeStory NYC, e-commerce “shoetique” and App (available on iTunes) connecting clients to the latest footwear trends
  • Amirah Creations, luxury womenswear line specializing in limited edition, modest fashion-forward apparel and accessories
  • Amber Poitier, a contemporary architectural leather-based jewelry line.
  • Ana Segura, luxury evening and resort wear for women

 

ELEVATION will also feature performances by multi-talented neo-soul singer/songwriter Kojo Stone—whose refreshing blend of Hip-Hop, R&B, Jazz and Soul has been making his mark in the entertainment industry with recent successes including the feature of his hit single, “Surface Love” (produced by Z the Pro) in Oscar-nominated star, Gabourey Sidibe’s first short film, The Tale of Four; as well as Salimah Rah, a female vocalist and emcee who delivers a hypnotic fusion of Jazz, Hip-Hop, R&B, Soul and Funk. Known for her lyrical prowess and soulful vocal stylings, Salimah Rah has collaborated with various artists for years and will be releasing her upcoming album, FREEDOM, later this year.
Tickets for the event can be purchased on EVENTBRITE

For sponsorship opportunities, please Nailah Lymus at nailah.chiefmodamantra@gmail.com.

For media inquiries, please contact qmediapr@gmail.com.

 

ABOUT MODA MANTRA MAGAZINE

 

Launched in the fall of 2017, MODA MANTRA Magazine is a high-end fashion magazine featuring a curation of modest fashion founded by Brooklyn-based entrepreneur, Nailah Lymus. Dedicated to those who are fashion forward and understand that there are no rules in creative expression except for one– “Be true to who you are and never conform.” MODA MANTRA MAGAZINE is available for purchase via MagCloud.

PRESS RELEASE: American Legacy Network Corp. launches OPO via StartEngine

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MOUNT VERNON, NY—NOVEMBER 13, 2018– American Legacy Network Corp. (ALN), the subscription video on demand (SVOD) streaming service showcasing African American history and culture-themed programming and original content for the whole family, recently announced the launch of its Title III Regulation Crowdfunding online public offering (OPO) via  Start Engine Capital. The company stock began being sold via StartEngine earlier this month.

For over 23 years, the mission of the American Legacy brand (magazine, board game, mobile truck exhibit, Black history curriculum guide, and television program) has been to preserve and celebrate African-American history and culture. American Legacy has been a catalyst in preserving the African-American experience in America. The transition to television is the next step in the brand’s evolution. 

“To our knowledge, there is currently no network on television today that is totally dedicated to celebrating African-American history and culture on a consistent basis,” said Rodney J Reynolds, Founder of American Legacy Network. “American Legacy Network will fill the void with content designed to inspire, empower and educate the black community, especially our youth in America. ALN will be a network that the entire family can enjoy.”

American Legacy Network launched a web/mobile version of the network in August of this year and has plans to release a mobile app later this year. The company is actively seeking additional distribution partnerships for its direct to consumer OTT platform.

For details regarding the investment opportunity, potential investors should visit www.startengine.com/american-legacy-network.

 

ABOUT THE AMERICAN LEGACY BRAND

Rodney J. Reynolds founded American Legacy Magazine in 1995 as a joint venture with American Heritage, a division of Forbes, Inc.  Total readership of American Legacy was over 2 million when the print edition ceased publication in 2011. The mission of the American Legacy brand is to broaden and enhance the awareness of African-American history through the utilization of educational products, the internet, and broadcast media with the launch of the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, American Legacy Network (ALN) in August of 2018.  To subscribe to ALN, visit www.americanlegacynetwork.tvBlack History Made Every Day.

 

EVENT ALERT: Glamour in the Fishbowl (Oct 23rd, NYC)

Meet Me Series x PLS Events

Present

Glamour in the Fishbowl: Tapping Into Resources

The purpose of this day is to allow creatives, entrepreneurs and corporate professionals to meet with experts from different disciplines in the Fashion & Beauty  Industries to gain insight on how to enter into and thrive in the business. Attendees will be led towards a path of “I can” and “I will” instead of “I can’t” or “I don’t know how to” within the fashion/beauty industry.

 

DETAILS:

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

6pm-9pm

The Drama League

RUN OF SHOW:

6-6:45pm – Check-in/Welcome/Mingle

6:45-7:30pm – Panel Roundtable

7:30-8:15pm – Speed Mini Breakout Sessions with Experts

8:15-8:30pm – Mingle/Wrap Up

PANEL ROW: Fashion & Beauty

Moderator: Ayanna Dutton

Marketing Consultant

Founder of Meet Me Series | Co-Founder of Non-Corporate Girls, LLC

Panelists

Kim Dillinger

Freelance Fashion Stylist

@kimdillinger

Alexis Bennett

E-Commerce Editor at InStyle

@_alexisbennett

Nytia Baker

Senior Product Manager at Macy’s Inc | Founder of FemmeFitt

@femmefitt_

Nicole Sallis

Founder of Design+Her+Life | Author | Fashion Expert | Educator

@design.her.life

SPEED MINI BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Experts

Adrienne Blanks

Founder of GetYourNailsDid | Licensed Nail Technician

@getyournailsdid

Simone Green

Founder of Notebook Cosmetics

@notebookcosmetics

Shantini Alleyne

Certified Makeup Artist | Beauty Empowerment Coach

@shantinialleynebeauty

Delaila Catalino

Co-Founder of Non-Corporate Girls | Public Relations & Social Media Consultant
@missdelailac

Tamara Walker

Founder of Quintessential Media | Public Relations Maven

@thecurvysocialite

Evina Parrish

Creative Project Manager at Winston Retail | Director of Anive {brooklyn}

@anivebk

Enjoy small bites and cocktails as you learn more about the industries and network with creative like-minded individuals.

 

There is power in networking up and across 

 

TO RSVP CLICK HERE.