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#JanetJackson has a SPECIAL SURPRISE announcement coming up later about #EssenceFest! [details]

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It’s almost that TIME for Janet Jackson to BURN down the stage at this year’s Essence Festival in New Orleans!  The ICON and Essence HEADLINER has a SPECIAL SURPRISE announcement coming up LATER!! You don’t want to miss the NEWS!  Check out BELOW how to stay in the KNOW!

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#EssenceFest 2016 with #JanetJackson has added even MORE STAR POWER! See how to get tickets HERE! [vid]

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Essence Festival 2018 is GOING down July 5 through 8th in NEW ORLEANS! Of course JANET JACKSON is HEADLINING this year’s CONCERT STAGE, but there is SO MUCH MORE IN STORE!!!   Just added: Jussie Smollett, SWV, Lloyd & more. See performances by Janet Jackson, Mary J Blige, and a special curation by The Roots featuring Erykah Badu & Jill Scott. Don’t wait. Get tickets now! Continue reading #EssenceFest 2016 with #JanetJackson has added even MORE STAR POWER! See how to get tickets HERE! [vid]

#CirqueduSoleil aerialist #YannArnaud plunges to his death during Tampa performance! [video]

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[via Fox News]

A Cirque du Soleil aerialist with 15 years of experience died after falling to the stage during a high-flying performance Saturday night in Florida, the company confirmed in a statement.
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#WearableArtGala #TinaLawson brings out the stars for 2nd annual gala! #Beyonce & #GloriaCarter HONORED! [pics]

WACO Theater's 2nd Annual Wearable Art Gala - Arrivals
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Tina Lawson hosted her 2nd annual Wearable Arts Gala in Los Angeles over the weekend at the WACO Theater Center.

The annual fete celebrates fine art and raises a toast to African American artists whose provocative and inspiring pieces were auctioned to raise money for teen mentorship programs, Tina’s Angels and Richard’s Warriors as well as WACO’s Mobile Arts Theater. Continue reading #WearableArtGala #TinaLawson brings out the stars for 2nd annual gala! #Beyonce & #GloriaCarter HONORED! [pics]

#MardiGras 2018! What is FAT TUESDAY!? [pics]

 

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The most popular time to visit New Orleans is the extended weekend before Mardi Gras (February 9- 13). Come then and you’ll be sure to catch the most popular parades, like Endymion, Bacchus, Zulu, Rex and all of the festive celebrations throughout the whole city.
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Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday,” is the last day of the Carnival season as it always falls the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Most visitors will plan to arrive no later than Saturday, February 10, 2018 in order to enjoy an extended weekend of festivities. Continue reading #MardiGras 2018! What is FAT TUESDAY!? [pics]

Attractions: Atlanta’s Rooftop amusement center- #SkylinePark! [vid]

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Atlanta has all sorts of NEW and AMAZING attractions for tourists and of course the RESIDENTS of this BOOMING metropolitan! I just stumbled upon a gem of an find, just in time for SPRING and SUMMER–the Skyline Park at Ponce City Market!

LOCATED ON TOP OF PONCE CITY MARKET, SKYLINE PARK IS AN ENTERTAINMENT SPACE IN ATLANTA, GA THAT TRULY IS LIKE NO OTHER.

Rooftop revelry and splendid scenic vistas are NOW OPEN to everyone! Skyline Park is bringing old-timey fun to the heart of Atlanta, Georgia. Perched high above the hustle and bustle of Ponce de Leon Avenue on the top of the magnificently restored Ponce City Market, Skyline Park is quickly becoming a premium destination for those seeking delicious food, refreshments, and good times for all ages. Come from near or far to delight in carnival amusements, and marvel at the breathtaking views of our fine city.
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