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Entertainment Gossip | Atlanta's Bobbi Kristina, Real Housewives and more

Entertainment Gossip | Atlanta's Bobbi Kristina, Real Housewives and more

ATLANTA --  Karyn Greer spoke with Michelle Brown the creator of the celebrity website, StraightFromTheA.com in our 11Alive studios.  Michelle shared with us exclusive pictures showing that Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina is dating "brother", Nick.  Nick is not a blood relative, but Whitney did adopt him as a son years ago.

Straight From the A is a locally maintained website that always seems to have the latest undiscovered news about Atlanta celebrities and Reality TV shows.  Michelle, who once worked for the GA Lottery, says that she recieves roughly 200k visits a day now!

National Black Arts Festival holds Art + Fashion event w/ Zac Posen on 3/15

National Black Arts Festival holds Art + Fashion event w/ Zac Posen on 3/15

 

NBAF, presenters of the National Black Arts Festival, a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the celebration of the arts of the African Diaspora and Neiman Marcus, premiere retailer of high-end luxury merchandise, are excited to announce Zac Posen as the Guest of Honor for the extraordinary sixth annual charitable event and fashion show on Thursday, March 15, 2012, at Neiman Marcus in Lenox Square from 6 until 9 in the evening.

As one of today’s most talked about and sought-after designers, Posen continues to be a New York Fashion Week and Red Carpet favorite. His collections are found in top retailers all over the world including, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Harvey Nichols, Holt Renfrew and Vakko. “We are simply elated to have Zac Posen attend this year’s event. To have one of the most coveted names in fashion attend our Fine Art + Fashion is exciting to say the least,” shares Su Longman, event Co-Chair.

Atlanta Tastemaker Magazine Host Tweet-Up with Author Sophia Nelson

Chilli Joins General Mills In Promoting Box Tops For Education

Chilli Joins General Mills In Promoting Box Tops For Education

ATLANTA -- In an effort to raise awareness about healthy kids, smart kids and ways parents and the community can rally together to help local schools receive pertinent materials such as books and computers for children, Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas of TLC has joined forces with General Mills to promote Box Tops for schools.

NBAF announces Dr. Michael Simanga as new Executive Director

NBAF announces Dr. Michael Simanga as new Executive Director

Atlanta -- NBAF is an Atlanta-based, non-profit arts and cultural organization founded in 1987. The mission of NBAF is to engage, cultivate and educate diverse audiences about the arts and culture of the African Diaspora and provide opportunities for artistic and creative expression.  NBAF (National Black Arts Festival) recently announced its selection of Dr. Michael Simanga as Executive Director of NBAF. As the new Executive Director, Dr. Simanga will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of NBAF’s operation. He will also guide the administrative, fiscal, programmatic and community relationships for the organization.

“After careful consideration, NBAF’s Board of Directors has selected Dr. Michael Simanga as Executive Director of NBAF,” said Evern Cooper Epps, NBAF Board Chair. “Michael is mindful of the changing times and conditions that arts organizations face, and will work to complete the transition and develop a new business model for NBAF.”

New African Grove Theatre Company Presents “Pill Hill” at SW Arts Center

New African Grove Theatre Company Presents “Pill Hill” at SW Arts Center

 

WHO:              Fulton County Arts & Culture

WHAT:             The Fulton County Department of Arts and Culture’s Southwest Arts Center Performance Theater & Gallery in partnership with New African Grove Theatre Company present Pill Hill written by Samuel L. Kelley and directed by Synthia Williams. Set in Chicago in the volatile time period from 1973 to 1983, Pill Hill simmers with the energy of six African-American mill workers searching for the elusive American Dream.

WHEN:            February 24 -26, 2012

                        Friday, February 24, 2012 8:00pm

Tyler Perry Studios casting extras for Friday

Tyler Perry Studios casting extras for Friday

CASTING CALL
Heather Hylton Bivens - TPS Extra Casting Director

Tyler Perry Studios Extras Casting Department is looking for men and women (18 & older) to participate in the recording of a studio audience. You must be available for approximately 4-6 hours on Friday, February 24, 2012.