Grammy Winner Omar Akram’s Highly Anticipated Album “Destiny” Set for August 9 Release

Grammy Winner Omar Akram’s Highly Anticipated Album “Destiny” Set for August 9 Release

Co-produced by Afanasieff, “Destiny” features an eighty-piece symphony orchestra conducted by Shardad Rohani (Yanni: Live at the Acropolis). Akram has assembled some of the industry’s best musicians and arrangers, including Steve Olive, ( guitar, bass and arrangement), Ramon Stagnaro (guitar), Joel Taylor, (drums), Navid Kandelousi (violin) and Ramon Yslas (percussion). The album was mixed by four-time Grammy winner Dave Reitzas at the iconic Westlake Studios in Hollywood. The album cover was designed by award-winning photographic artist Glen Wexler.

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BILLIE HOLIDAY:FRONT AND CENTER BEGINS JULY 26 AT WACO THEATER CENTER IN NORTH HOLLYWOOD

BILLIE HOLIDAY:FRONT AND CENTER BEGINS JULY 26 AT WACO THEATER CENTER IN NORTH HOLLYWOOD

Writer-performer Sybil D. Jatta brings Holiday’s story to vibrant life in the new show Billie Holiday: Front and Center. Ms. Jatta portrays multiple characters and sings a selection of songs that comprise an array of Holiday’s greatest hits, among them God Bless the Child, Strange Fruit, What a Little Moonlight Can Do, All of Me, Don’t Explain, My Man, Good Morning Heartache, many more.

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Expat Leadership: Lessons All Professionals Can Learn from Hugely Successful Immigrant Women

Expat Leadership: Lessons All Professionals Can Learn from Hugely Successful Immigrant Women

3 things powerful immigrant professionals have in common that can propel any aspiring workplace ‘outsider’ Magazine,Immigration, By Merilee Kern, MBA Being an outsider in the workplace is tough. Doubly so if you’re both a woman and an immigrant, two characteristics that can make your professional life a great deal more difficult. And when you’re trying to…

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The Legacy of Slavery and its Impact on the Exercise of Freedom in the United States

The initial agricultural economy of the Americas was very much dependent on cheap labor. This was initially achieved with black African and white mostly Irish indentured servants. While white indentured servants eventually regained their freedom; over time captured African Slaves would provide a continuous supply of cheap labor for the development of the young nation.

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Rihanna Takes a Stand for Immigrants: ‘If You Love Me, Everyone Out Here Is Just Like Me’

At her party on Tuesday night, Rihanna debuted her second collection for Fenty, known as 6-19 for the month and year of its release. The mood was tropical — this is a beachier Rihanna than the one who put out a first collection heavy on tailoring only a month ago — but among the cinched printed dresses and denim miniskirts, there was another piece that stood out: a T-shirt printed with the word “Immigrant” and tracing its origins, from the Latin. Rihanna called it a favorite.

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