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National Small Business Week 2014: Women-owned Small Businesses Are Making Strides

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 05.13.2014 | Small Business
Akoshia Yoba

Today marks the launch of National Small Business Week -- a series of cross-country events featuring entrepreneurship forums on business start-up and ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: "Can't" Miss Parachute; Amanda Brown "Flies" Away

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.22.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Celine Dion just joined Twitter. That breaking news has nothing to do with today's A-Sides session. It's just sort of a media advisory for fans of the...

A New Americana: Amanda Brown

Eric J. Henderson | Posted 06.30.2013 | Entertainment
Eric J. Henderson

She didn't make the finals, to the shock of the nation (and Rolling Stone as they declared "a star is born"). The point that jumped out at me after the first few minutes of talking to Amanda was the concept of a risk-taker. In this, I discovered a new take on "Americana."

'The Voice' Winner Is ...

The Huffington Post | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 12.19.2012 | TV

"The Voice" winner was crowned on Tuesday night and Cassadee Pope took home the title of Season 3 champion. Cassadee's fellow member of Team Blake,...

And 'The Voice' Top 4 Are ...

The Huffington Post | Jaimie Etkin | Posted 02.03.2013 | TV

"The Voice" Top 4 were revealed on Tuesday night after two more contestants were eliminated: Melanie Martinez and Amanda Brown. "I never expected t...

'The Voice' Recap: Trevin Hunte Is Telling You He's Not Goin'

Jaimie Etkin | Posted 12.04.2012 | TV
Jaimie Etkin

"The Voice's" Top 6 took the stage on Monday night with a song choice of their own and one their coadge picked, while Christina Aguilera -- whose contestants have all gone home -- sat back looking what we're sure she thought was pretty.

'The Voice' Recap: Pigtail Braids, Foot Tambourines & More

Jaimie Etkin | Posted 11.27.2012 | TV
Jaimie Etkin

This week the Top 8 took the stage on "The Voice." There was Adele, pigtail braids, foot tambourines, some piano climbing, fog machines, and one of the most absurd things we've ever heard on "The Voice." Thanks, Christina Milian.

Who Went Home On 'The Voice'?

Posted 01.20.2013 | TV

When the results of "The Voice" were revealed this week, Sylvia Yacoub and Bryan Keith found themselves leaving the competition. Before host Carso...

'The Voice' Recap: The Top 10 Make One Of The Best Night's Ever

Jaimie Etkin | Posted 11.20.2012 | TV
Jaimie Etkin

The Top 10 of "The Voice's" third season took the stage Monday night and delivered one of the best all-around evenings of performances the show has ever seen. There was Usher, there was White Stripes, there was Billy Joel and there was even a little Blake Shelton.

'The Voice' Recap: The Live Rounds Kick It Retro

Jaimie Etkin | Posted 11.06.2012 | TV
Jaimie Etkin

Adam Levine's Top 5 and Blake Shelton's Top 5 perform before the audience takes control. Three artists will move on from each team, thanks to audience votes, and the coadges will each save one more contestant on Thursday night's results show.

'The Voice' Recap: It's Time To Get The Knockout

Chelsey Etkin | Posted 10.31.2012 | TV
Chelsey Etkin

Nicholas David's facial hair is so absurd and distracting. Also, he's wearing cataracts sunglasses during rehearsal and I can't tell whether or not it's out of necessity. Double also, his hair is pulled back into a sleek half pony.

The Preservation Elite Celebrate a Job Well Done in New Orleans at Saks on Fifth Avenue in NYC!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

As the band played "Do You Know What it Means, to Miss New Orleans?" thinking back to an earlier natural disaster, disproportionately impacting blacks, unavoidably reminded one of Haiti.