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MAYOR’S ADMINISTRATION LAUNCHES EDUCATION INITIATIVE FOR ELIGIBLE IMMIGRANTS
The de Blasio Administration and the City University of New York today announced the launch of the ActionNYC DACA Education Initiative. The program will provide classes through nine community-based education providers to assist immigrant New Yorkers in fulfilling DACA’s educational requirement. DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – a federal program that offers temporary protection from deportation and access to work authorization, among other benefits – will increase opportunities for social and economic mobility for immigrants across New York City. “New York City is home to nearly half a million undocumented immigrants. They are our neighbors, colleagues, friends, and family. We launched a major effort to help these New Yorkers come out of the shadows with ActionNYC, and now we’re going a step further. Our new education initiative will provide immigrants with an invaluable opportunity to obtain the sense of security needed to transform their lives,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. Despite the success of DACA, thousands of potentially eligible New Yorkers have not applied because they do not yet meet the education requirement for the program. To meet the education requirement for DACA, immigrants must demonstrate graduation from high school, or current enrollment in a qualifying educational program, like those supported by the DACA Education Initiative. Those who were honorably discharged from the U.S. military may also be eligible. Educational services such as English literacy and high school equivalency classes will be provided through nine community-based organizations run by the following partners: BronxWorks, Fifth Avenue Committee, Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement, LaGuardia Community College,
program, which recently celebrated its fourth anniversary on August 15. DACA is a powerful program that has already provided life-changing benefits to over 725,000 immigrants nationwide, including over 36,000 New York State residents. Under DACA, eligible undocumented immigrants with significant ties to the United States can obtain temporary protection from deportation and access to work authorization and a Social Security number, as well as access to a driver’s license and, in New York State, access to health care for income-eligible immigrants.
Make the Road New York, New York City College of Technology, Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation, NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers, and Queens Library. Once enrolled in classes, participants will have the opportunity to work with a case manager who will conduct a needs assessment and set goals with each participant. Case managers will help connect participants to social services and vocational or further
“……study both the life and times of great leaders to get a feel of the substance, style and times which strengthened the decision making capacity of great leaders both in the past and the present.” — Donna Linderman, University Dean educational programs. Through this model, the DACA Education Initiative will allow participants to fulfill the DACA education requirement and also facilitate additional opportunities for social mobility. “The DACA Education Initiative will build a bridge for New Yorkers to access important DACA benefits that may have otherwise been out of reach,” said
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Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery. The DACA Education Initiative is the latest effort by the de Blasio Administration to work with a wide range of partners to inform New York City immigrants about the benefits of DACA and help make the program more accessible: •In 2016, MOIA, with the support of the New York State Health Foundation, embarked on a DACA Health Care Access ad campaign, which reached more than 300,000 immigrants through targeted advertising to inform New Yorkers about DACA’s benefits, including access to health care. •In 2014, MOIA, together with the New York City Young Men’s Initiative, ran a public advertising campaign about DACA, which was the first mass marketing campaign by the City targeting immigrants to make them aware of available immigration relief. Although the implementation of President Obama’s 2014 executive actions on immigration remains halted due to litigation, immigrants can continue to apply for the original DACA
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Immigrant New Yorkers who think they may be eligible for the ActionNYC DACA Education Initiative and would like to enroll should call 311, say “ActionNYC.” For more information on DACA, immigrant New Yorkers should call 311 and say “DACA.”. “I am proud to represent a borough where 47 percent of our residents speak a language other than English at home, a borough that itself is proud of its immigrant legacy. Many of our immigrants want to participate in the sunshine of our society, but continue to fear the specter of indiscriminant raids and harassment. DACA has proven to be a successful program that has connected thousands of undocumented New Yorkers with meaningful services and support, and this latest education initiative is another valuable way to bridge those who are potentially eligible to economic and social mobility,” said Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams. “Education must always be a top priority. With so many new immigrants in our great city, every effort we can make to improve their ability to succeed is a major step forward. Residents of Sunset Park and other communities in my district will greatly benefit,” said Assistant Assembly Speaker Felix W. Ortiz.
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NATIONAL CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS TO HONOR CICELY TYSON, RICHARD ROUNDTREE AND DIONNE WARWICK The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) announced that legendary actors Cicely Tyson, Richard Roundtree, and music icon Dionne Warwick will accept awards for their lifetime achievements in the arts during the 20th Annual Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts. The awards ceremony, which will take place Sept.14 at the Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F Street NW in Washington, D.C. from 8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., is organized in cooperation with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses Visual and Performance Arts Scholarship program. This event will mark the start of the CBCF’s 46th Annual Legislative Conference (ALC), one of the nation’s leading public policy conferences. “With a lifetime of entertaining and educating us, this year’s honorees have also distinguished themselves as remarkable leaders and passionate advocates for the arts and arts education,” said CBCF president and CEO A. Shuanise Washington. “Their outstanding contributions and continuing commitment to the arts make them ideal to help elevate the visibility of the CBC Spouses Visual and Performance Arts Scholarship Program. The awards are conferred on artists whose legacy includes not only extraordinary works but a commitment to cultivating future generations of artists.” Since 1996, the Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts has raised funds to support the CBC Spouses Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship Fund. Twenty scholarships are awarded annually to highly qualified students pursuing undergraduate degrees in the arts, based on their creative talent, academic excellence, financial need and community service. Two of this year’s scholarship recipients, vocalist Lindsey Reynolds, and Justin Syas, a pianist, will perform during the event. 2
“With a lifetime of entertaining and educating
us, this year’s honorees have also distinguished themselves as remarkable leaders and passionate advocates for the arts and arts education
—CBCF president and CEO A. Shuanise Washington
“We have supported arts education for 20 years through the Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts, during a time when arts education has decreased in many schools,” said Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, a CBC Spouse and chair of the Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts. “We will continue to highlight the contributions of great artists while raising money to support aspiring scholarship recipients as it reinforces the importance of art and its impact in our communities.”
National Town Hall, Celebration of Leadership in Fine Arts, Community Breakfast and Health Fair, Gospel Extravaganza, Black Party, Prayer Breakfast, Exhibit Showcase, and the culminating event, the Phoenix Awards Dinner.
This year’s theme, “Defining the Moment, Building the Movement,” will highlight social and political moments in American history that define the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.
The sponsors for this year’s Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts include Union Pacific Corporation, as the title sponsor, Heineken USA, ASPiRE and UP TV. To register for the ALC, visit cbcfinc.org/alc. For media registration or if you are a member of the media seeking credentials to events for reporting purposes, please visit http://bit. ly/2bGo3Dr. The ALC is the leading policy conference on issues impacting African Americans and the global black community. The conference features nearly 100 public policy forums on health, education, economic empowerment, the environment, and more. Signature events and features include the
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CARLOS SANTANA, JOHN LEGEND WILL PERFORM AT SOCIAL JUSTICE FESTIVAL
Platinum selling Jamaican recording artist Jack Radics has been added to a stellar lineup of performers who will headline Harry Belafonte’s ‘Many Rivers To Cross’ Music and Arts Festival on October 1- 2. The festival will be held in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia, and will promote advocacy and awareness of social justice issues.
Radics will join fellow musicians Carlos Santana, John Legend and Common along with actors Jamie Foxx, Jesse Williams, Danny Glover and Chris Rock for the eagerly anticipated event. Others slated to appear include T.I., Dave Matthews, Mackelmore, Public Enemy, Esperanza Spalding, Goapele, Dr. Cornel West and Jussie Smollett of Fox TV’s, Empire, with more artists scheduled to be confirmed at a later date. Radics is currently in Atlanta completing work on his latest
album, due for release later this year. According to Radics, he was eager to lend his name and support to the event out of his admiration for Mr. Belafonte and his own commitment to social justice. “Mr. Belafonte is a legend and a pioneer in the movement advocating human rights in the United States and throughout the world,” says Radics.
“The work he has done and the awareness he has raised through his organization, Sankofa – including their leading role in the “We Are The World” project – is an example to artists everywhere. As one who always attempts to use my art to appreciate life and celebrate the super consciousness that all human beings have in common, I am honored and humbled to be invited to participate in this landmark event.”
Radics has been a major force in the worlds of pop, soul and reggae music for over a quarter of a century. He has sold over three million records worldwide and is in the Guinness Book of World Records for recording the fastest selling reggae remake ever of a popular song, Twist and Shout; on which he collaborated with fellow Jamaican artists Chaka Demus and Pliers, in 1993.
TLC + EN VOGUE NYCB THEATRE AT WESTBURY SEPTEMBER 25TH
They’re back! Live Nation is pleased to present TLC plus their special guest, EN VOGUE, performing two area shows! Performances are Sunday, September 25th at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury and Monday, September 26th at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ. Formed in Atlanta in 1991, TLC captured the world’s attention with their sassy attitude, sophisticated R&B feel and socially conscious lyrical style. Comprised of Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, rapper Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, the trio is largely considered one of the most important and successful female R&B groups of all time, selling over 22 million albums in the United States alone. On their 1992 debut, Ooooooohhh...On the TLC Tip, the group unleashed a cool blend of hip-hop and R&B reminiscent of the “new jack swing” of the late ‘80s, rounding out their hook-laden sound with flamboyant wardrobes and vibrant, attention-grabbing energy. In 1994, TLC displayed a remarkable newfound maturity with CrazySexyCool, this time around offering a smoother and more mid-tempo gem of an album 4
Cindy Herron-Braggs, Terry Ellis and long-standing member Rhona Bennett. Formed in Oakland, California, En Vogue has produced top 10 hits such as “Hold On”, “My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It)”, “Giving Him Something He Can Feel” and “Free Your Mind”. The group’s accolades include more than 20 million records sold worldwide. The group also earned seven MTV Video Music Awards.
that went on to sell over 11 million copies in the U.S. alone, won a Grammy for Best R&B Album and included such chart-topping hits as “Creep” and “Waterfalls”. TLC’s highly anticipated third album, FanMail, was released in 1999 to rave reviews, including such crossover sensations as “No Scrubs” and “Unpretty” and, like its predecessor, won the Best R&B Album Grammy. Tragically in 2002, Lopes was killed in a car accident while spending time in Honduras. Refusing to call it quits in honor of their fallen sister, T-Boz and Chilli completed and released 3D that same year, and have continued to tour world wide and star in various TV projects since then. The
group has found new fans and a fresh round of popularity after the record breaking debut of their VH1 film Crazy Sexy Cool which chronicles their rise to fame and their struggles along the way. They are in the studio preparing a new album, their first in over a decade. Affectionately known as the “Real Funky Divas” with 20 million albums sold, multiple Grammy nominations, American Music Awards and Soul Train awards, En Vogue is celebrated as the ultimate girl group of the 90’s. They have sustained their evolving look and sound and today, En Vogue is redefining the idea of beauty, music and style with original members
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NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE SELECTS NEW PLAYWRIGHT RESIDENTS
Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) has selected two Black playwrights for its I AM SOUL residency program, the nation’s premier theatrical program dedicated solely to the development of Black playwrights, with a commitment to a workshop production of their new works. Angelica Chéri and Derek Lee McPhatter were chosen for the fourth round of the program as part of a competitive national selection process for the 18-month residency that will focus on the creation of a new play to be produced in 2018.
“Playwrights are key architects of culture. They craft new narratives that ask us to inspect society as we know it. It is through the I AM SOUL program that NBT is able to imagine the future of theater, as playwrights conjure a new world, generate possible solutions and craft stories that let us see who we are,” said NBT Director of Theatre Arts Jonathan McCrory. “It is with honor and excitement that we award this honor on Angelica and Derek, two unique artists who use their work to complicate, celebrate and redefine the notion of Blackness not traditionally seen in mainstream America.”
Angelica Chéri is a prolific playwright and a California resident whose work has been produced and developed by the Billie Holiday Theater, the Pershing Square Signature Theater and Fire This Time Festival. She has done residencies at Goodspeed Musicals and the Two River Theater. Chéri’s play “The Sting of White Roses” will be produced by the Prophet Cycle this fall at the North Carolina Repertory Company. Derek Lee McPhatter is no stranger to NBT, having developed two full-length plays at the theater’s Keep Soul Alive reading
series. McPhatter’s works have been presented by the Fire This Time Festival, Harlem Stage, the Institute of Contemporary Arts (London) and Lyric Opera of Chicago. He was a semifinalist in the 2015 Disney Writing Program and received a fellowship in the Guy A. Hanks and Marvin Miller Screenwriting Program at the University of Southern California. The Pickerington, Ohio, native now splits his time between New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. On Thursday, September 1, the duo will officially start their residencies and begin to develop
their new plays. Each will receive a commissioning fee, administrative and dramaturgical support, in-house readings, office and rehearsal space, and a 29-hour developmental workshop. Each residency will conclude with a public showing of the developed work as a limited engagement workshop production in February 2018 as part of NBT’s 49th season. Through this program, NBT is able to strengthen the artistic relationship between historic Black theatrical institutions and Black playwrights to help diversify the narratives being developed and produced about Black lifestyle. NBT recently announced that the 48th season will include two workshop productions by thirdcycle I AM SOUL playwrights in residence: Dennis A. Allen II’s “Manhood” in February 2017 and Nambi E. Kelley’s “Blood” in March 2017. Additional information about the workshop productions will be released later this year. Follow NBT on Facebook (www.facebook.com/ NationalBlackTheatre) and Twitter/Instagram (@NatBlackTheatre).
CALDER CASINO TO HOST MIAMI GARDENS WINE AND FOOD EXPERIENCE
Councilwoman Lisa Davis proudly presents the 2nd Annual Miami Gardens Wine and Food Experience, Saturday November 12th from 6pm to Midnight at Calder Casino, located just north of the New Miami Stadium and City Hall at 21001 NW 27th Avenue.
participation.” – Councilwoman Lisa Davis, City of Miami Gardens. Due to the amazing popularity and demand for the event to return, it was necessary to secure a larger venue, and Calder Casino generously stepped up to the plate. Located just minutes from the New Miami Stadium and City Hall, Calder Casino is one of the premier entertainment options that the city has to offer. ”We are happy to partner with Councilwoman Davis and the City of Miami Gardens to host this fantastic event,” said Maureen Adams, President of Calder Casino. “We entertain thousands of guests at Calder on a weekly basis, and we look forward to showing many new people what of guests at Calder on a weekly basis, and we look forward to showing many new people what the city of Miami Gardens has to offer.”
The brainchild of Councilwoman Davis, last year’s event was masterfully executed with style and class by her production team, and in its first year, brought delicious and surprising results with over 600 South Florida residents in attendance. Making their way from Homestead and even West Palm Beach, attendees were treated to tastings, educational seminars, and competitions that brought out the best in local “chef-lebrities”! An entourage from Orlando made it a point to be front and center to meet and greet celebrity host, actor Omari Hardwick! Sophisticated and well planned, this elegant pairing event impressed wine lovers who saw this as a prime opportunity to travel from California to Miami, only to have their palates pleased with the amazing varietals wine sponsors such as PRP Wine International, provided. This year is bigger and better than ever! The return of ‘Master Chef Cook-Off’ and the addition of the new ‘Sweet Freak’ Baking Competition are NewYorkTrendnyc
All tickets are VIP, just $125 and include unlimited ‘sip and savor’ moments amongst Celebrity Chefs and Sommeliers, and may be purchased via our Facebook page @MiamiGardensWine&Food Experiece. just a few of the delights in-store for Foodies, Oenophiles, City residents and sponsors. “There’s no greater way to invite the world into Miami Gardens. This
promises to be a luxurious evening filled with delicious food paired with fine wines. Our friends at Calder Casino , have already been gracious hosts and we appreciate their
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HEALTH BLACK MOTHERS’ BREASTFEEDING ASSOCIATION HOSTS SUMMIT
Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA) presented its 5th Annual Summit, on Saturday August 27, 2016 from 1:00pm- 4:00pm. The event took place at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History located at 315 E. Warren Detroit, MI 48202. The Summit was supported by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Health Disparities Reduction and Minority Health Section.
The 5th Annual Summit was a free event open to the community. The event celebrates Black Breastfeeding Week’s 2016 theme “Oh, What a Joy!” spotlighting the sweet joy of family bonds and perseverance. The summit will host an open interactive community conversation in collaboration with MDHHS. “Through collaborations with partners, the Health and Human Service Office of Minority Health is forging a new era in health equity. This new era will
Darius Bennett performing an hour-long family friendly standup comedy act. Last year, BMBFA received the Spirit of Detroit Award from Councilman Scott Benson.
“Through collaborations with partners, the Health and Human Service Office of Minority Health is forging a new era in health equity.” focus on strengthening measures that will increase equity in policies and programs across health and non-health sectors to reverse and repair the devastating impact of high dropout rates, unsafe neighborhoods, deteriorating homes, lack of affordable
transportation, pollution, low wage jobs, and fewer healthy, affordable food options in far too many communities across the country,” United States Department of Health & Human Services. The community conversation is an important opportunity to hear from Detroit residents about improving healthy food conditions in our area. The summit also featured comedians Josh Adams and
“This year, we are excited about continuing to uplift the spirit of Detroit by celebrating the joys of family and parenthood,” states Kiddada Green, founding executive director of BMBFA. Summit attendees will participate in the Black Breastfeeding Week’s national “baby lift”. In coordination with families across the country, children of all ages will be lifted by their parents and community members. BMBFA will be lifting babies in unison with over 40 cities throughout the nation to show support for black children living healthy and thriving lives. Also this year, BMBFA has added Spanish interpreter and American Sign Language accommodations. Registration and event details are located at www.BMBFA.org.
HOTEL, RESTAURANT, AND TOURISM MGT STUDENTS AND GRADUATES EMPLOYED
All of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania’s recent Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management (HRTM) graduates are gainfully employed in hospitality and related businesses, proving that an HRTM degree from the nations first HBCU (Historically Black College or University) isn’t just a piece of paper. With seasoned faculty with proven track records in the hospitality industry teaching Cheyney HRTM students, hands-on experience via internships, and exposure to industry leaders at national conferences, Cheyney HRTM graduates can soar on to great heights in a high-demand industry that has too many opportunities to count. HRTM 2016 graduates Akeem Whittaker and Islam Fish are working as Restaurant Managers for Red Robin Restaurant Company. Christian Fairchild is enjoying success with a recently established real estate and transportation business. Daquan Cook is engaged full-time with Impark (Imperial Parking Corporation), one of the largest parking management companies in North America. Khayriyyah Furqan is a Front Officer Manager for Holiday Inn Express & Suites. Marque Levy is an Assistant Food & Beverage Manager with Sodexo, a multinational food services and facilities management company. Serea Robinson is a Floor Supervisor at The Logan Philadelphia, Curio Collection by Hilton, and Yuhanna Muhammed is a Front Office Manager Trainee at the Hilton Waikoloa Village in Hawaii. In addition, numerous current HRTM majors and minors are wrapping up
Cruise Lines and traveling up and down the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest. While some of the students obtained internships and jobs on their own, many of these opportunities were the direct result of Cheyney’s annual participation in the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH) Regional Conference and the NSMH Annual Conference & Career Fair or were acquired via connections with HRTM faculty and corporate partners.
exciting, paid summer internships and jobs. For example, Cierra Collins and Chalise Robinson worked with Aramark, the worldwide provider of food, facilities, and uniform services. Collins worked as a Food and Nutritional Services Intern at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in North Carolina while Robinson served as a Front Desk Supervisor at Lake Powell in Bullfrog, Utah. Dewhitt Jones interned not far from campus in Housekeeping and with the Front Desk at the Wyndham Garden Glen Mills-Wilmington Hotel. Evelyn Williams is working as a Food Services Manager for Attleboro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Langhorne, PA. Isaiah Stratton worked as a Gallery Host at Hyatt Place Secaucus/ Meadowlands in New Jersey. Leonard
Brown interned in Chicago, IL as a Sales Consultant with the Kellogg Company. Naomi Spearman worked as a Manager with Ace Diner in Philadelphia, PA. Nettia JohnsonFripp has been working as an Operations Manager via The Voyage Global Leadership Development Program at Marriott International. Sharell Reddin and Tyneesah Davenport worked as Program Coordinators with the Hyatt High School Summer Bridge Program. Siani James worked in line queue management at the Philadelphia International Airport. Starr Tate interned as a Supervisor-in-Training for Ovations Food Services at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, PA and Temple University, and Stessie Pierre has been interning with American
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Cheyney’s HRTM Program is recognized as one of the 50 most affordable small colleges for Hospitality Administration. Students get a cutting edge experiential education that boosts their industry knowledge, hones their decision-making and critical thinking skills, prepares them for entry-level managerial success, provides critical partnerships with leading industry organizations, managerial simulations, and opportunities to attend regional and national conferences. A liberal arts university, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania hosts signature programs such as the Keystone Honors Academy, the Call Me MISTER teaching program, the Aquaculture Research and Teaching Laboratory and the accredited Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management program. Recognized as the first institution for higher learning for African Americans. The University offers baccalaureate and graduate degree programs at two locations, Cheyney and Philadelphia, PA – Center City. For more information, please visit our website www.cheyney.edu/
ENDNOTES STARS ORDERS NEW SEASON OF “SURVIVOR’S REMORSE”
DEAN & DELUCA PARTNER WITH PHARRELL WILLIAMS my whole family is addicted to his cooking. Our father son agreement was that he would make food with healthier ingredients that were a better choice for his lifestyle and would essentially help add years to his life. The kitchen is where everyone hangs out to talk and eat, hence the name,” said Pharrell Williams. Pharrell, Carolyn and Pharoah Williams and Dean & DeLuca Vice Chairman Charles Finch photo; Dean & Deluca
Starz has announced that it has ordered a fourth season of the critically-acclaimed comedy series “Survivor’s Remorse” from executive producers Mike O’Malley, Tom Werner, LeBron James and Maverick Carter for SpringHill Entertainment, Paul Wachter, Victor Levin and Hilton Smith. Season Three of “Survivor’s Remorse” has seen record increases in its audience, averaging 2.9M viewers per episode among all reportable platforms, an increase of more than 20 percent above Season Two and 60 percent above Season One.1 Episode 306, which aired Sunday, August 21, showed a 20 percent gain over the previous week, making it the second highest premiere viewing ever for the series.2 “Survivor’s Remorse” is a top-4 scripted program on cable among AfricanAmerican viewers and a top-6 weekend program on cable among African-American viewers.3
from race, class, sex, and politics, to love and loss, but with such a deft touch that nothing ever feels heavy-handed. In the Calloways, O’Malley has created a modern family bound by heart and humor, who remain completely relatable despite dealing with the ‘pro-money and pro-problems’ that come with Cam’s position as one of the top basketball stars in the nation.”
DEAN & DELUCA, purveyors of fine food, announced today that they will be partnering with Grammy award-winning artist and producer Pharrell Williams and his family on a new product line. Available in stores in 2017, “The Williams Family Kitchen” will feature a line of specialty products based on authentic Williams’ family recipes. The collaboration was unveiled today at the DEAN & DELUCA Bangkok store where Pharrell and his father, Pharoah, spoke about the new product line alongside CEO Sorapoj Techakraisri and Vice Chairman Charles Finch. “It was an honor to help my dad turn his cooking pastime into a business with this DEAN & DELUCA collaboration. His recipes are so good–
“By partnering with a powerhouse like Pharrell, Soprapoj and I are building on DEAN & DELUCA’s history of excellence as a curator of some of the world’s most premium products,” said Finch. “Together we will continue to build the brand’s presence in the luxury and entertainment sectors through this and similar upcoming partnerships.” “We are honored that Pharrell and his family have entrusted us with their beloved personal recipes,” said Techakraisri. “Given Charles’ expertise in both the luxury and entertainment space and my passion for food, our vision for the brand is clearly reflected in this collaboration.” “The Williams Family Kitchen” will be available in Spring 2017. For more information, please visit http://www. deandeluca.com/.
“Survivor’s Remorse” made its third season debut on Sunday, July 24 as part of STARZ’s decision to shift its original programming to Sunday nights, which has long been established as the home of premium television. Since Season Three of “Survivor’s Remorse” premiered on Sunday nights, it has seen its premiere telecast audience grow 159 percent compared to Season Two and 308 percent compared to Season One.2
“I’m incredibly proud of the team at ‘Survivor’s Remorse’ and what we’ve built,” said LeBron James. “The show grew so much this year, attracting new fans and reaching new levels of popularity. I want to thank all the fans who’ve made ‘Survivor’s Remorse’ a success and the team at Starz for all of their support.” “We are thrilled to renew ‘Survivor’s Remorse’ for a fourth season,” said Carmi Zlotnik, managing director of Starz. “Critics have consistently called it one of the smartest and funniest comedies on television and we are delighted to see audiences embracing the characters and the storyline with that same enthusiasm. Mike O’Malley and his tremendously talented team of writers and actors boldly tackle today’s most pressing issues, NewYorkTrendnyc
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