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NZURI Natural Hair & Beauty Showcase

Texas’ Largest Natural Hair Expo 2K11


Schedule of Events Saturday, December 10, 2011 10:00a – 10:15a: Opening greetings and DJ playing music 10:15a – 10:30a: Poetic Soul Child (Poetry/Spoken Word) 10:30a – 10:50a: David Sha (R&B/Hip-Hop) 11:00a – 11:15a: DJ playing music / Announcements 11:20a – 11:40a: Charlie Berry (Inspirational Vocalist) 11:45a – 12:00p: Kucheza Ngoma – (African Dance) 12:10p – 1:10p: Ms. Jessie’s Stage Presentation 1:20p – 1:35p: Macy’s Fashion show 1:45p –2:55p: Nzuri Panel Discussion 3:10p – 3:35p: Culture is Couture – Dance Performance 3:45p – 4:15p: That Damn Salon Hair Fashion Show 4:20p – 4:45p: Competition Section (Best dressed, best afro, best kept locs, etc.) Audience Choice Awards 4:50p – 5:00p: Inertia Justice (Poetic Performance) 5:05p - 5:10p: Silky Blaq (Music Performance) 5:15p – 5:25p: Wasi Townsend (Acoustic Guitarist/Vocalist) 5:30p –7:00p: Nzuri Top “Natural Beauty” Model Competition Session 1 6:00 Alicia James, pictured, performs during intermission of Top Model Competition. Presented and directed by Shawna Farooq of Zayd’s naturally natural hair salon in Houston, Texas. Sunday, December 11, 2011 11:00a – 11:15p: DJ Playing Music / MC Opening Greetings 11:15a – 11:30p: Swatara Olushola (Gospel/Inspiration performance) 11:35a – 11:50p: Najah Shakur (Gospel Performance) 12:00p – 1:00p: Miss Jessie’s Stage Presentation 1:05p – 1:20p: Joe Lee McCoy – (R&B performance) 1:30p – 1:45p: Zayd’s Naturally Natural 1:15p – 1:30p: Open 1:50p – 2:15p: Fab Over 40 Fashion Show 2:25p – 3:20p: Beauty Under One Roof Hair Fashion Show 3:30p – 5:30p: Little Miss “Happy” Headed Beauty Pageant 4:00 p- 6:00p: Fort Bend Academy of Arts & Dance performance during the Pageant event 3:30p - 4:00p: Little Mr. “Handsome Man” intro to the Pageant 2:00 In Grand Foyer: Bloggers Speak!

“This is MY Beautiful” — Dec. 10-11, 2011, Houston Reliant Center

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For two fun-filled days, the 2011 Nzuri Natural Hair Health & Beauty Showcase will be the resource for everything Houston and the Natural Hair community need. We offer unique exhibitors with incredible products and services, educational workshops, jammed-packed entertainment and great deals for all the things natural living families are looking for. All of this under one roof! The Houston Metroplex is the 4th largest metropolitan area in the U.S., so it is no surprise that it is next to impossible for today’s busy families to research and experience all the great opportunities and services that Houston has to offer. That’s why the 2nd Annual Nzuri Natural Hair, Health & Beauty Showcase is the perfect answer. By offering a convenient platform of Houston services and a wide variety of products, Nzuri Natural Hair, Health & Beauty Showcase provides Naturals and All women a place to gain valuable insight and shop for the best services and products at special deals for their families.

NZURI Natural Hair & Beauty Showcase

Write a letter to Santa and help make wishes come true. Bring your stamped letter to Macy’s, addressed to Santa At The North Pole, and drop it into our special Santa letterbox. We’ll count them up, and for each letter received, we’ll donate $1 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation® up to $1,000,000. We’ll then deliver them to the Post Office for mailing to Santa, and together, we’ll collect a million reasons to believe. To learn more, visit macys.com/believe

Tune into the CBS Early Show at 7am for letter count updates to Santa throughout the Holidays.

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of Nzuri Natural Hair Health & Beauty Showcase … “This is MY Beautiful” This event marks the 2nd annual Houston Natural Hair Health & Beauty showcase. Houston’s 1st and Texas’ largest natural hair show. This year’s theme is “This is MY Beautiful” where the emphasis is on individual beauty. The purpose of this year’s event is for every Soul to understand just how truly unique they are. It is our sincerest desire that when these two days have concluded, folks from all walks of life, will proudly proclaim with thousands of other people that indeed “This is MY Beautiful!”

“This is MY Beautiful” — Dec. 10-11, 2011, Houston Reliant Center

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2268 Lone Star Drive Sugarland, TX 77479 281.240.2060 SweetandSassy.com

NZURI Natural Hair & Beauty Showcase

Texas’ Largest Natural Hair Expo 2K11


Nzuri 2011 Exhibitor Names and Numbers * 309 * 113 * 327 * 205 * 210 * 507 * 512 * 223 * 216 * 099 * 320 * 402 * 106 * 211 * 404 * 209 * 321 * 400 * 403 * 317 * 310 * 502 * 219 * 222 * 206 * 104 * 602 * 214 * 314 * 203 * 600 * 111 * 201 * 215 * 204 * 105 * 601 * 101 * 510 * 324 * 305 * 301 * 224 * 110 * 220 * 227 * 213 * 326 * 102 * 108 * 505 * 323 * 325 * 300 * 504 * 604 * 500 * 303 * 112 * 103 * 221 * 307 * 322 * 208 * 202 * 207 * 501 * 109 * 503 * 506 * 212 * 098 * 308 * 217 * 304 * 319 * 306 * 401 * 100

Adiva Naturals All Twisted by Design AllThingsRasta.com Ambit Energy Astella 19-Bagstopia Apollo Fashion, LLC. Bamboozle B’s Hair & Beauty Pro B. Natural Apparel Beauty Under One Roof Center For Wellness And Healing Chari T’s Inspirational Creations Cuisine Sante Int. CutiCouture Crawford’s Ministry D-Bowz & Accesories Decca Plus Dr. Nina “Beautiful Brwn Baby Doll” Ellis – Hervey Dr. Amerson Therapeutic Essentials Exquisitve Gifts Baskets by Monica Earring Lady Fort Bend Academy of Arts & Dance Facility Flava Fashion Cafe Green Mountain Energy Heaven Essence Herbal Nature Organic Hair and Body Products Hesters Wicks & Scents Hick’s Edges Honey Suckle Moon HPO Spa Treatments Houston Colon Care & Wellness I Love Being Black Joyce Long’s It Works Jewels by Anike Kenyan Kandy Knatty Headz Koils by Nature Karma Soul International LAMIK Lavern’s Healthy Coffee & Tea Legacy Community Health Services Life Style Insurance Agency, LLC Loc Soc Laptops of Houston Loving Your Hair With Natural Care Miss Jessie’s Original, LLC Miss Fancy Feather Naptural Roots Magazine & Publishing Co. Naturally Isis Natural Hair Sorority — Pi Nappa Kappa Nature’s image hair products, Inc. Nique Cosmetics Natural Curlz Nudred Nyemay Collectables Nzuri Bloggersphere One Chic Touch Olorunda Braiding Technologies Organo Gold Rau Organics Regal Adornment Simply Natural Organics Scentsy Wickless Cabdles Secrets of Going Natural Strong Financial Services Suna Accessories Sweet & Sassy- Sugar Land Shop Nzuri Tatuswelle Touch of Class The Urban Rose The Damn Salon The Natural Me Tiffany’s Loc Jewels Upscale Magazine Vegan Comfort W/Chef Sabali Mpozi Earth Wrap-A-Loc Your Nail Palace Queen Minx Zayd’s Naturally Natural

“This is MY Beautiful” — Dec. 10-11, 2011, Houston Reliant Center

www. NaturalHairShowcase.com


Little Miss “Happy” Headed

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Opening Remarks – Aevin Dugas and Jasmine McNeil Introduction and Princess Presentation - Little Mir “Handsome Man” Introduction of Pageant Contestants by Aevin Dugas, Guiness Record Holder Biggest Afro Performance by Pageant Contestants “Who Run This World?” Performance by Fort Bend Academy of Arts & Dance FBAAD Evening Wear Presentation Judges Deliberation Performance by Fort Bend Academy of Arts and Dance FBAAD Queens Bearing Gifts - Beauty Queens from Around the Nation Winners Announced Crowning Ceremony Queens Bearing Gifts Emcees: Aevin Dugas, Guiness Book of Records Biggest Afro and Nina McNeil, Mrs. San Antonio Visiting Queens: Constance Zehner, Mrs. New Mexico Plus America 2011, Jasmin McNeil Mrs. San Antonio, United America, Grace Tool, Miss Teen United America 2011, Shawniqua Stokes, Mrs. United America, Dominique LaRue, Ms. Petite United America Woman Pageant Judges: Pricilla Gray, Shawniqua Stokes, Mrs. United America Dominique LaRue, Ms. Petite United America Woman Co-Emcees: Jasmin McNeil, Mrs. San Antonio United America Aevin Dugar, Guiness World Record Holder - Biggest Afro Special Thanks to our Sponsors: We do not take sponsorship lightly. With your generous contributions we were able to make this pageant a memorable experience that will last a lifetime. Accessories R Neccessities; Amos & Grant Graphic Design; Curls.biz; Ebony’s Braidery; House of Greenwood Photography; Jewels.Afrika; Koils by Nature; Nature’s Studio; Tea-lightful Parties; Naturel Lyfe Essentials; Nedra; Natural Lite Radio; TV show appearance for 1st place winners in January; Precious Babies, Inc; YeYoNMe Unique Designs. We also thank all the people who placed ads with the children. Your message goes a long way to reinforce how loved they are. And finally Special thanks to our parents. We extend deep thanks to you for placing the confidence in us to instill confidence in your girls. Your commitment to excellence will go far in reinforcing your daughters’ belief in themselves.

NZURI Natural Hair & Beauty Showcase

Texas’ Largest Natural Hair Expo 2K11


“This is MY Beautiful” — Dec. 10-11, 2011, Houston Reliant Center

www. NaturalHairShowcase.com


NZURI Natural Hair & Beauty Showcase

Texas’ Largest Natural Hair Expo 2K11


“This is MY Beautiful” — Dec. 10-11, 2011, Houston Reliant Center

www. NaturalHairShowcase.com


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