Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles’

Merge Summit Returns To LA

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Releve Entertainment CEO Dr. Holly Carter welcomes attendees at the Merge Summit makes its return to Los Angeles at the end of August.  The 3 day event brings together prominent faith based leaders and hollyentertainment industry elite for a time of fellowship, education and impartation.

“I’m excited to have The Merge Summit back in LA. It’s the birthing ground for this vision and I am believing for infinite possibilities for all those who attend. All I can say is…”are you ready for this?” says Dr. Holly Carter– Founder of The Merge Summit.

Cedric the Entertainer will host the opening gala on August 25th as special recognition is given to Senior Vice President of Prudential Financial- Dorinda Walker, ESSENCE Magazine Editor At Large-Mikki Taylor, founder and senior pastor of Living Word Christian Center (LWCC)-Dr. Bill Winston and Emmy Award Nominated Actor-Courtney B. Vance.

A number of Hollywood’s movers and shakers will be on hand including  Michelle Williams, Jonathan McReynolds, Kierra Sheard, Devon Franklin and Tasha Cobbs.

 

Bri Babineaux Joins WNBA June 17th

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Briana BabineauxThe ever athletic singing sensation and recently engaged Bri Babineaux will head to the Staple Center to sing the National Anthem as the Los Angeles Sparks take on the Phoenix Mercury  on June 17th.  In addition, Babineaux will  perform during the half time show.

The high school and college basketball and track star actually earned a track scholarship to McNeese State University, but all that changed after she was discovered via a YouTube post.  Babineaux released her debut project, Keys To My Heart (Marquis Boone/Tyscot Records), which fans readily received and made it #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Albums chart.

 

Dorinda Clark Cole Takes SMAC to LA

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

For over 10 years, Dorinda Clark Cole has hosted her annual Singers and Musicians Arts Conference in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan.  This year, she decDorinda SMCided to package the conference and “take it on the road”.   On Decmeber 5th, all roads will lead to Los Angeles, California as SMAC makes its way to the Bishop Craig Worsham’s Peoples Independent Church. The three day confab features a musical extravaganza, new artist showcase and workshops featuring some of the top names in gospel including Tasha Page Lockhart, Teddy Campbell, David Daughtry, Damien Sneed,  Neily Dickerson, Eric Dawkins, Asaph Ward, Gerald Haddon, Jason White, Shep Crawford and many more.

Bishop Solomon Burke Passes

Sunday, October 10th, 2010

The Associated Press reported the passing of Bishop Solomon Burke on the morning of October 10th.  Bishop Burke was traveling to Amsterdam from Los Angeles for a performance.  He was 70. (more…)