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Interview with the Actor and Playwright, Alexis Gregory

Diriye Osman | Posted 05.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Diriye Osman

Alexis Gregory is one of the most talented and generous young performers/ playwrights working today. Whether he is part of an ensemble play by Rikki Beadle-Blair or writing his own pieces, his work consistently dazzles.

I On Exceptional Living: Nikki Haskell's Newest Project -- Flashback To The Future

Irene Michaels | Posted 05.28.2015 | Los Angeles
Irene Michaels

Last December, I re-introduced you to the fabulous Nikki Haskell. You may remember her as the host and producer of The Nikki Haskell Show.

Mindset Hacks for Acing the Interview

Nathalie Thompson | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Nathalie Thompson

Acing the interview begins with your mindset. The most successful interviewees are not passive outsiders to the process; they are active participants in creating the kind of situation most likely to serve them.

"Anxiety": New Album from Nyves

Holley Perry | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment
Holley Perry

Ryan Clark of Demon Hunter and Ryan Torres of Project 86 have been collaborating on a new album, "Anxiety" for their group, Nyves.

Winning Over Millennial Talent: Use The Interview As An Employer Branding Tool

Ellevate | Posted 05.22.2015 | Small Business
Ellevate

You need to sell the career opportunity to millennials and let them see how your company can fit in with their personal outlook on life or give them an experience that enriches them.

Interview With Jean Nouvel

Elena Cué | Posted 05.22.2015 | Arts
Elena Cué

The Paris studio of architect, Jean Nouvel (b. 1945, Fumel, France), serves as the meeting place for our interview. Nouvel is one of the key members of an exclusive group of architects, which has been honored with the most significant architecture awards in the world.

How to Absolutely, Positively Ace Your Job Interview

Bruce Weinstein | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
Bruce Weinstein

Dress nicely. Be polite. Speak with confidence. You already know this advice for doing well on your job interview. But what you might not have considered is talking about your character. I guarantee that no other candidate will be discussing character, yet it is this element that distinguishes a competent employee from a truly stellar one.

The Art of Being Alive Series: Meet a Company on a Mission to Spread Happiness

Adedayo Fashanu | Posted 05.18.2015 | Impact
Adedayo Fashanu

"On January 17, 2014 I woke up realizing that this may be the last time I ever wake up. When I woke up 8 hours later alive and happy I knew this operation had just changed my life dramatically."

I On Exceptional Living: Nikki Haskell's Newest Project -- Flashback To The Future

Irene Michaels | Posted 05.17.2015 | Arts
Irene Michaels

Nikki's newest project, Flashback To The Future, will incorporate classic footage with new interviews, parties, and fabulous fun. She's on a mission to make old things new and take us all along for the journey. How will she do it?

Exclusive Interview With Anthony Frattolillo of Herbert Bail Orchestra

Morena Duwe | Posted 05.15.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Herbert Bail Orchestra is a fusion of past and present, frontier and adventure, psyche and soul. Full sounds and powerful live performances pull listeners into their timeless dimension. With 6 core members and several guest musicians, they are truly an orchestral experience.

Top Hip-Hop Artist Brings Awareness to the Killing Fields

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact
Lauren Kruczyk

With lyrics in Khmer and English and a focus on Killing Fields era legacies, Khmer American rapper praCh Ly's first album, Dalama, was not only credited with introducing hip-hop to Cambodia--it introduced this history to a new generation largely unaware of its genocidal past.

Quiet Company: Music to Tick Off Librarians

Holley Perry | Posted 05.12.2015 | Entertainment
Holley Perry

Odds are that you have heard the music of Quiet Company and did not even realize it. They have had music featured on reality shows but don't hold that against them.

The Art of Being Alive Series: Why We Should All "Steal Time Back"

Adedayo Fashanu | Posted 05.11.2015 | Impact
Adedayo Fashanu

INTERVIEW WITH Garni Sohrabian, FOUNDER OF "STEAL TIME BACK", a company whose vision is to bring more oneness into the world by reminding it of the...

Project Runway's Helen Castillo and Her No-Frills Take on Fashion

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.07.2015 | Style
Lauren Kruczyk

Recently, Helen Castillo of "Project Runway All Stars" visited Houston for the Vanity event at Henke and Pillot--a fashion event featuring local models, a cocktail hour, live entertainment, giveaways and a runway show viewing with designers.

Speaking With Your New Favorite Artist -- KaiL Baxley

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.04.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Singer/songwriters always have something to say, even when they are not performing. Something is always on their mind and generally their stories are some of the most fascinating. One singer/songwriter in particular is South Carolina native KaiL Baxley.

Thundercougarfalconhawk: One Reason Why Cleveland Still Rocks

Holley Perry | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment
Holley Perry

There are days when I find cool rock bands. If I'm lucky, I get to see these same bands play a show.

Notes on Bruce Jenner and the Trans Grapevine

Darya Teesewell | Posted 05.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Darya Teesewell

An empty stomach and discouraged heart are hard to overcome. I urge my sisters and brothers who are hurting to see that, hopefully, the Jenner story is ultimately about raising you up where you stand this second, not about putting you down for what's in your purse or wallet.

Turning Dream Jobs Into Reality: Jewelry Designer, Ileana Makri

Sara Lee Bentley | Posted 05.01.2015 | Style
Sara Lee Bentley

"He told me what I was asking was impossible; that it would break. I told him, 'No, it won't,'" she says recounting the conversation she had with a goldsmith during her first attempt at producing what would later become her signature piece -- her tiny diamond Thread Band ring.

What's Musk's 'Missing Piece?' Tesla Insider Shares Insights

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 04.30.2015 | Business
Alison van Diggelen

This evening, Elon Musk announces details of Tesla's new products: not cars, but battery storage for the home and for the business/utility. So why does Musk call battery storage "the missing piece" and why is it so significant?

A Troop of Echoes: Rock & Roll & Saxophones

Holley Perry | Posted 04.29.2015 | Entertainment
Holley Perry

A Troop of Echoes recorded the majority of their latest album, "The Longest Year on Record," in their hometown of Providence, Rhode Island. Starting this May, they will be leaving Rhode Island and traveling to a town near you.

How to Build and Grow an Online Magazine Empire

Sean Kim | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business
Sean Kim

Starting an online magazine and brand seems to be the craze today, but fifteen years ago, this was quite the opposite case.

Darkness Disguised As Light: An Interview With King Woman

Summer Noblé | Posted 04.27.2015 | Entertainment
Summer Noblé

Front woman of Bay Area's dark, doom and dreamlike King Woman, Kristina Esfandiari, talks growing up in a spiritually oppressive environment, music as a form of therapy, and the band's first EP: the haunting and addictive "Doubt"

Bruce Jenner Perfectly Explains Transgender Experience With One Sentence

Kadia Blagrove | Posted 04.25.2015 | Black Voices
Kadia Blagrove

From one sentence I realized, it's not for me to understand something I can't naturally relate to, but I must be compassionate. No one owes anyone a detailed breakdown of their personal and private experiences (especially when it can be so hard to put into words). The message is: I don't feel like my true self.

Exclusive Interview with Robert Scott, Further Future Co-Founder

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.23.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Further Future in Las Vegas is a new kind of gathering that offers a music and art based event with a twist on the transformational music festival scene. Founder Robert Scott and his team have created a space for like-minded individuals to create, express and share.

Can't Code? How to Get a Job at a Tech Start-Up with No Technical Skills

Michael Ruderman | Posted 04.23.2015 | Technology
Michael Ruderman

Tech is hot. Start-ups are cool. You need to look no further than the Sunday night line-up on HBO or the pages of the New York Times to know that Silicon Valley is the current "it" place for young talent.