August 13, 2008
Welcome to JSW Pulse…the official newsletter of JSW Media Group. We always keep our pulse on what’s going on in the independent fashion, entertainment and publishing fields so that we can keep you well informed. Stay tuned for some fantastic events and activities from JSW Media Group, our clients and affiliates.
Jameka S. Whitten
Principal, JSW Media Group
Mosaic Literary Center
Mosaic Literary Center is a new organization in the heart of Northwest Charlotte dedicated to the discovery, cultivation and presentation of contemporary literature and the arts.
Our goals are to promote lifetime practice of reading and writing, to provide a forum and resource center for writers/artists in our neighborhood, in our city, and in our region, and to increase and diversify the audience for contemporary literature through innovative approaches to multi-arts programming.
We are currently seeking
volunteers or any individuals
interested in partnering with Mosaic to make a difference in our shared communities. For more details email MosaicLiteraryCenter@yahoo.com
Janine Addison of Draco Photography Featured in New Online Reality Show
Fashion Photographer Janine Addison will be featured in a new online reality program chronicling her journey as a young female photographer and entrepreneur in the heart of New York City. Expect plenty of behind the scenes footage and interesting insight into the not always glamorous life of a fashion photographer. The show is in production and is set to air this fall. Meanwhile, check out her newly updated website, www.dracophotography.com and her upcoming editorial spread in Mirror Mirror Magazine.
Be A Part of Fashion History
Charlotte NC Fashion Week
September 18-20, 2008
Charlotte NC Fashion Week will take place September 18-20th at the Blake Hotel. The goal of CNCFW is to support the work of local designers, models, stylists, and fashion students in the Charlotte and surrounding area by providing a platform where they can showcase their talent to an audience of boutiques, buyers, press and fashion lovers throughout the region.
CNCFW will unveil its’ “Young Designers on the Rise” showcase Thursday, September, 18th which will feature 4 new rising designers in the industry covering the spectrum of fashion and design. Friday and Saturday will feature local designers like Luis Machicao Couture, Flow by Tara Davis, and Pixton Bridal Couture, all of whom have more than 10 years experience.
Key sponsors include Mercedes Benz of South Charlotte, Lancome Cosmetics, Carmen & Carmen Salon and Spa. CNCFW also will include popular hosts such as Jecinda of Clear Channel’s 96.1 The Beat Morning Mayhem, Project Runway’s Carmen Webber and America’s Next Top Model contestant, Michelle Deighton. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the International House and Crisis Assistance Ministry.
For more information, visit www.charlottencfashionweek.com
Fashion Fridays @ Salara
We invite you to Fashion Friday @ Salara hosted by Jordanos Mens & Womens Boutique and presented by JSW Media Group and Salara Bistro and Dessert Lounge. Expect an evening of great music, spectacular models showcasing fabulous fall fashions and incredible giveaways. You don’t want to miss this stylish event.
Five Generous Door Prizes will be Given to Select Attendees.
Each Giveaway includes:
-2 Passes to Charlotte NC Fashion Week
-$225 Gift Certificate from Couture Portraits by Heather
-$50.00 Gift Certificate from Urbana Cityspa & Teabar
-Free Treatment from Planet Beach
-$25.00 Gift Certificate from Armis Salon & Day Spa
– Free Eyebrow and Hydration Treatment from Potion
-Free T-Shirt from Lifestyle Brand Rise Sport
-Free CD “Future Sounds 32 Mix from Tankfarm Clothing”
Models provided by Carolina Talent Modeling Agency. Hair and Makeup courtesy of Armis Salon & Day Spa
Friday, August 22, 2008 8:30 PM
Salara Bistro & Dessert Lounge
14825 John J. Delaney Dr. Ste. 160
Charlotte, NC 28277
Questions, email us
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The third annual Charlotte Literary Festival will be held September 6, 2008 at the Charlotte Convention Center. True to its long standing mission, The Charlotte Literary Festival is planned to foster an atmosphere of unity, awareness and growth through literature, art and culture.
The festival not only includes a bevy of best-selling authors, but you will delight to discover songwriters, motivational speakers, entrepreneurs, foundation creators and celebrity literacy advocates alike. This year’s line up includes Susan L. Taylor of Essence Magazine, Linda A. Duggins, co-founder of the Harlem Book Fair, inspirational author Dr. Susan Jeffers (Feel the Fear & Do It Anyway®), Mike Minter (Carolina Panthers), Dr. Rev. Michael Beckwith (The Secret, Agape International Spiritual Center), Grammy award winning singer Stephanie Mills, NY Times best selling authors sci-fi master Terry Brooks (SHANNARA trilogy, The Magic Kingdom series) and the controversial Karrine Steffans (Confessions of a Video Vixen), just to name a few. The Charlotte Literary Festival offers an unparalleled invitation for the public to participate in the magic of language through every vehicle available to our society.
Adding to the festive atmosphere, forty vendors will be onsite, your children’s favorite book personalities and live music. Special appearances by The North Carolina Dance Theatre, storytellers, book signings and an arts and crafts fair, make The Charlotte Literary Festival a premiere, do not miss event.
For more information regarding special guests, events, sponsorship, accommodations and media requests, please visit the official website of The Charlotte Literary Festival at www.charlotteliteraryfestival.com.
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