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Cherene Snow - From "Cooley High" to "Black Pearl Sings"!

Cherene Snow was born and bred in Chicago Il, South side.

She did her first film Cooley High (Played Preach’s younger sister) when she was 13. She studied drama in high school and got a Bachelor’s in Theatre from Illinois State University.…

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The Art of Steven Lopez and Erykah Badu

Steven Lopez - The Artist



"I was fond of art at an early age. When I was 4 years old my mom drew a cartoon character on paper. I nearly passed out from the excitement when she drew it. I remember my grandmother and I would take the bus to the Downtown fashion. I would sit next to the windows and noticed huge murals around the neighborhoods. When I would go to Sunday mass, the local church had a mural that I would look at when I became…
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Afro-Brazilian Instrument - Berimbau

When Brazilian Latin jazz percussionist, vocalist and berimbau player Nana Vasconcelos was 12-years-old he began playing with his father, a guitarist, and in the city's marching band. Prodded by intense curiosity and an inquisitive ear that led him from the music of Brazil's greatest composer, Villa Lobos, to Jimi Hendrix, Nana came to learn all the Brazilian percussion instruments and, by the early Sixties, came to specialize in the berimbau. He has taken this instrument far beyond its… Continue

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Chuk Barber - Part of a Signature Trademark



Playing drums since he was eleven years old, Chukinho has had sticks in his hands for over 40 years. A student of legendary jazz drummer, Hal Blaine, Chukinho was a grounding member in many garage bands in the early 60s. He founded the Virginia/North Carolina-based premiere jazz group “Heroes” in the late 70s. Moving to New Orleans in 1986, he co-founded “Casa Samba,” New Orleans’ first Samba School. After many trips to Rio de Janeiro and Salvador, Bahia, to hone his skills, Chukinho was… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on February 23, 2009 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

God’s Word or traditions of Man... which do you seek after? - By DaughterNature

As the Christmas festivities, to celebrate the "birth of Christ", came and went, here is a thought...



I ask you:



"Does Christ really care about our feasts and celebrations in His name? Do you think it is harmless?



If we care about serving Him and believe you are Holy unto him, we should always ask what do the scriptures say... and not what do "traditions of men/religion" say.



What the scriptures have to say about the decking of the tree referred to…
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Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on February 9, 2009 at 12:27pm — No Comments

Clayton "Bigtrigger" Corley - Spotlight On Jazz And Poetry

Clayton (BigTrigger) Corley, Sr. is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He developed his love of writing at the age of 14 and his love of jazz from as far back as he can remember. While in high school, he wrote for the school newspaper and was recognized by the Pulitzer Prize Committee for Journalism for his articles about the West Philadelphia High Speedboys basketball team. As of May 2005, he became a published author with the release of Universal Moods (a short story collection). Clayton… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on February 5, 2009 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

La Trisha LaNae' Launches Tula Couture

La Trisha LaNae' Taylor is a talented jewelry designer who is launching her company, Tula Couture, on February 28, 2009.







She designs custom made beaded jewelry and other accessories for women, and will be expanding to a collection of fashion items in the near future. La Trisha LaNae will join us to share her projects and all the excitement around the launch of her new business!



La Trisha LaNae also hosts a… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on January 26, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Samuel Pace - Part of the Los Angeles Heart Beat

Samuel Pace is a talented artistis whose work has been commissioned by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transporation Authority (METRO) and it features the heart of Leimert Park.



His work has been featured by Playboy jazz Festival, Vancouver Washington wine and Jazz Festival.



Samuel Pace began creating his art using Jazz and blues music as the subject matter in the late 1980s. His work reflects the mood and sounds of the music that he hears. He then interprets the music… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on January 14, 2009 at 9:17am — No Comments

Andre Harris - A Part of History

ColoredPeople.net's first show featuring Andre Harris, one of our talented members!

We are very proud to see Andre's work being featured at Barack Obama's Camp.







He is a graduate of The Art Institute of Atlanta and The American… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on January 14, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Marvin Trimm - Spoken Word's Native Son

A native of the small island of Bermuda, Native Son describes his poetic literary speech as spontaneously truthful.



A self proclaimed empowerment poet, he often writes about self development, self awareness and self improvement. Native Son combines history, social, political issues to enlighten and bring fresh new perspectives about the world we live in.



He currently resides in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada where he is actively pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Applied… Continue

Added by COLOREDPEOPLE.NET on January 14, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

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