For a little change of pace this week, I wanted to try some South of the border cuisine…. But a little further South than you’re probably used to. I visited Azul Tequila, 4211 S Lamar Blvd A2 Austin, TX 78704, (512) 416-9667. They serve authentic Mexican food with an Aztec influence… All I can say is I am now in love with Aztec cuisine. I … Continue reading New Foodie Post: Azul Tequila
Inaugural Black Film Festival Debuts in Austin Next Month
Austin, TX – Building on the city’s tradition of celebrating the arts, Capital City Black Film Festival will be honoring urban filmmakers from September 26‐28 in the city’s first festival dedicated to recognizing black filmmakers and actors.
The event will host competitive screenings of documentaries, features, shorts, and music videos, as well as exclusive licensed content shown in private screenings. The festival will also include panel discussions on topics such as modern film production and distribution, and will feature acclaimed filmmakers and activists such as former Austinite and film producer, Julius Tennon, co‐founder of Juvee Pruductions in Los Angeles California and Deborah Riley Draper creator of Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution. Continue reading “2013 Capital City Black Film Festival”
“There comes a time in every woman’s life when enough is enough. It can be about career, finances, relationships, self-love, or even a lack of direction. One day, you find yourself asking – if not now, then when?”
“African American women are natural caretakers. We spend our lives giving to our children, our jobs, our relationships and even sometimes our parents. But, when do we give to ourselves? We can give so much that instead of our cup running over, we find ourselves giving from an empty cup.” Continue reading “AUSTIN WOMEN EMPOWERING AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN IN 15 CITIES”
By Naomi Logan Richard DALLAS (MAY 10, 2013) – More than 50,000 attendees from some 40 countries will descend upon Dallas for MegaFest, hosted by T.D. Jakes, from August 29 to 31. The three-day festival is making its triumphant return to the United States for the first time since 2006 and will be held at the Dallas Convention Center, American Airlines Center and other … Continue reading T.D. Jakes Brings Largest U.S. Inspirational Festival Home to Dallas MegaFest’s Life-Changing Events, Concerts and Film Festival to Draw 50,000 Global Attendees