Genuine Sisters Organization 5K Walk & Brunch

2017-09-19 02:29:21 nstyle

Genuine Sisters Organization Announces 5K Walk & Brunch Awards to Honor Cancer & Domestic Violence Survivors

On Saturday October 7th, the Genuine Sisters Supporting Sisters nonprofit organization will host a 5K Walk & Brunch Awards to benefit and celebrate cancer and domestic violence survivors at Stone Mountain Park. Created by Philanthropist, Motivational Speaker and Domestic Violence Survivor, Betty Murray; Atlantans of all facets are invited to register at GenuineSisters5K.Eventbrite.com in support of this empowering community initiative.

Attendees will enjoy gourmet brunch, pink carpet arrivals, live music from Collective Element Band, sounds by DJ Amber Jaii, shopping with vendors, fun activities for kids and a 5K Walk to bring united awareness to both causes. Hosted by Melissa D. White, the survivor honorees will be presented with awards during a post-brunch reception and guests will hear from keynote speakers Stacey J and Jameliah Young Mitchell.

About Genuine Sisters Supporting Sisters
Founded by Betty Murray, the mission of the Genuine Sisters Supporting Sisters non-profit organization is to restore beauty and dignity inside and out, in support of women who’ve faced the challenges of Cancer, Domestic Violence, Abandonment, Homelessness, and Incarceration. Genuine Sisters offers 24/7 hotline support, group/individual awareness meetings, housing support, community support, community transitioning planning, and customized wigs for Cancer patients. For more information on Genuine Sisters 5K Walk email, 4GenuineSSS@gmail.com.

 

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Atlanta Black Gay Pride

2017-09-05 16:37:15 nstyle

On September 5, 2017, Atlanta Black Gay Pride, the country’s leading LGBTQ annual pride marked it’s 21st year celebration with a roaring line-up occurring during the Labor Day holiday weekend including, Cardi B, Sevyn Streeter, Lil Kim, Keke Palmer, Todrick Hall, Lil Mo, Karlie Redd, Trina Braxton, Melissa “DJ M” Scott, Dondria Nicole, Amiyah Scott, Tamar Braxton, Dream Doll, Brandon Karson, Gary Lavard, Tiffany Fox and more. A portion of proceeds from the weekend’s festivities will be used to benefit homeless LGBT youth and those infected/affected with HIV/AIDS via The Vision Community Foundation. The 2017 Atlanta Black Gay Pride took on a special meaning this year as many patrons mourn the recent unfortunate loss of Atlanta’s own transgender woman, Miss Troy “Tee Tee” Dangerfield.

For information on Atlanta Black Gay Pride for women visit atlantaprideweekend.com, for men visit rockstarsproduction.com.

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6th Annual Pure Heat Community Festival

2017-09-05 13:31:20 nstyle

On Sunday, September 3, Atlanta’s Piedmont Park held the 6th annual Pure Heat Community Festival; also known as a free “day of unity.” The cultural event was equipped with market and food vendors, live celebrity and local performers, entertainment, educational forums, prizes & giveaways, all designed to bring together the spirit of community, pride, and vision. Singer/Songwriter Sevyn Streeter made a special appearance in receipt of receiving the 2017 Humanitarian Award; Transgender actress and model Amiyah Scott made her festival debut as she received the Legacy Award; additional honorees included Atlanta’s own black gay icon Niesha Dupree, presented by actor and model Miss Lawrence.

YouTube sensation and performer Todrick Hall and HIV activist Deondre Moore attended the Pure Heat Community Festival on behalf of Positively Fearless, a movement from Janssen Therapeutics that aims to educate and help empower Black gay and bisexual men to be “positively fearless” when it comes to HIV – from getting tested and accepting a diagnosis, to sharing their status, to seeking care, to finding a treatment that is the right fit, and sticking to it. To learn more, visit www.positivelyfearless.com.

 

For more information on the Pure Heat Community Festival visit: pureheatcommunityfestival.com. For information on Atlanta Black Gay Pride for women visit atlantaprideweekend.com, for men visit rockstarsproduction.com.

 

Photo Credit: Marcus Ingram

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Battle Of The Bands

2017-08-21 15:16:00 nstyle

The second installment of the Saturday Soul Series, at Fox Theatre, will feature Grammy nominated brothers K-Ci and JoJo Haley who are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their multi-platinum selling debut album, Love Always.  Their Co-headliners – the dynamic quartet – Dru Hill, will bring their dynamic sound and mesmerizing performances to this Labor Day show – inevitably showcasing their staying power and reasons for amassing many industry accolades.

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The show will also feature multi-platinum selling group, Tony! Toni! Toné!, who are considered “durable guardians of the soul and funk tradition” (SoulTracks) to the thrill of their fans who have enjoyed these crooners for the past thirty years. Next, the perfect addition to the “Battle of the Bands” will, hopefully, delight show attendees with “Too Close” which is still their most played single, on radio, today.  Hosted by MC Lightfoot, event tickets can be purchased at www.foxtheatre.org

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The Soul Series at The Fox Theatre, in Atlanta, and others around the world, are needed in order to further spread OUR message in OUR music. We need to spread the word of not only having a great time at a party; but to also come together on one accord as a community, as a people, and as one.” Shannon Steward, Avery Dey Entertainment

This upcoming show is a nice follow-up to the first Soul Series’ installment back on June 3rd with Jagged Edge, 112, Silk, and Bobby V – the packed venue was a sight to behold and the energy level, galactic!!

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Although many of the most successful 90’s R&B artists have been ignored by the mainstream over the past decade, most continue to thrive by performing across the the world. R&B fans pack out venues in ever major city to hear the hit songs they grew up on and show these artists love. The shows are perhaps most effective when the artists come together to perform bigger shows and increase the exposure they can have for the r&b genre.” Tom Leo Owner/Founder | You Know I Got Soul

The final installment (September 16th) of the Saturday Soul Series, at Fox Theatre, in Atlanta, GA, for the 2017 season will bring Five-time Grammy winner, Lalah Hathaway, who recently released her latest single, ‘I Can’t Wait’ to the stage.  She will be joined by Multi-Award winning songstress, Avery*Sunshine, who has been touring the world, delighting fans with songs from her latest project, Twenty Sixty Fourmulti-platinum artist, Avant, and Grammy nominated artist, Jon B.

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And then... the next show by the promoter, Jeremy Hill, who keeps bringing these sold-out and packed venue shows to cities around the U.S will be A Night of Classic R&B featuring Stephanie Mills, El Debarge, and Stokley Williams on Saturday, September 30th.

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Tori Williams

2017-08-18 20:45:18 nstyle

Love is in the air and who know more about that than celebrity wedding and event planner Tori Williams. Tori Williams Events has become the most talked about event planning company in Atlanta. Featured on the hit show Little Women Atlanta, Williams has taken sophistication to another level with her exquisite taste and elegant details. Latoya Heyward recently toured and interviewed Williams at her fabulous studio in Snellville, GA. Learn more about her amazing journey here.

Part One: Tori Williams Interview

Part Two: Inside Tori Wiliams TW Events Studio

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Charlotte FunkFest

2017-08-01 02:34:41 nstyle

Tickets available at https://charlotte.funkfesttour.com

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Atl Live June Edition

2017-06-16 16:07:18 nstyle

90’s R&B Group INTRO, Keith Robinson, Meelah Williams and More Perform

Live at the June Edition of ATL Live on the Park

(ATLANTA, GA) – June 15, 2017 – Shanti Das and Marlon Nichols presented the June edition of ATL Live on the Park to a sold out crowd this past Tuesday at the beautiful Park Tavern. Guests enjoyed a live performance by house band Quinn and Jukebox. Alto saxophonist Trey Daniels opened the show performing a selection of covers including “All I Do” by Stevie Wonder, “Can You Stand the Rain” by New Edition and “That’s What I Like” by Bruno Mars. Immediately following, Meelah Williams, former member of R&B group 702 surprised guests with a performance of the hit 90’s song “Steelo”.  Actor and singer Keith Robinson, who is starring in the upcoming biopic, “All Eyez on Me” as Tupac’s former manager Atron Gregory, performed a mixture of covers and original music from his album “Love Episodic”. Marc Nelson, another surprise guest from the 90’s R&B hit group, AZ Yet performed a selection of covers including “Adore” by Prince. Headliner INTRO concluded the evening with their chart-topping hits “Love Thang”, “Let Me Be The One”, “Ribbon in the Sky” joined by former bandmate Kermit Quinn and “Come Inside”.

Key guests in attendance included rapper Mykko Montana (“Do It” featuring K Camp), Miss Black Georgia Shaunii Rawls, and Producer Mr. Hanky (California).

The N’Style Atlanta team gathered to celebrate NSA Creator, Carmen Simmons birthday. Check out pictures below.

ATL Live on the Park will return on Tuesday, July 11. For more information, please visit www.atlliveonthepark.com.

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SheThoro Blogger Soiree

2017-05-30 23:16:41 nstyle

It’s that time of year again!

SheThoro is celebrating her 2nd blog anniversary and wants you to be a part of it! This will be an evening of networking and celebrating life with industry executives and business professionals. Come out and mix and mingle over drinks and hors d’ordeuvres; all while networking with some of Atlanta’s elite industry professionals.

OPEN BAR!!

VIP Tickets: $50

Red Carpet Access

VIP Private Dinner

Unlimited Cocktails

Early Bird/RSVP Ticket: $25

Unlimited Cocktails

Light hors d’oreuvres

Dontations: $

It is truly an exciting time! We have partnered with the Atlanta Children Shelter and will be donating a percentage of the proceeds to help homeless families in the Metro area. Every donation count; in efforts to promote awareness of their programs and guide homeless families to self-sufficiency.

This event is Italian themed; so come in your best dress and suits (Dress shirts and slacks are acceptable)!

Let’s come together for an evening with city influences to culminate another year of existence!!

RSVP HERE

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Sidewalk in the Sun Festival

2017-04-04 19:42:21 nstyle

Sidewalk in the Sun Festival Welcome Spring with Food, Art, Fashion& Special Offers

WHAT:                  Sidewalk in the Sun Festival

WHERE:               Buckhead Court – 3850 Roswell Road N.E., Atlanta, GA 30342

DATE:                   Saturday, April 22, 2017

TIME:                   11:00 am – 3:30 pm

INFO:                   https://www.facebook.com/events/1820956594820166/

 

ATLANTA – Buckhead Court, a premier shopping center in Buckhead, is looking forward to celebrating Spring at its Sidewalk in the Sun Festival. Home to a variety of boutiques featuring fashion, health and beauty services, specialty foods and home décor, Buckhead Court will be bustling with sidewalk displays, family friendly activities, special offers, complimentary goodies, a DJ and more on April 22nd.

 

Festival Features:

 

  • Buckhead LashThe Art of The 5 Minute Face: Learn how to apply a quick & easy summer look with our pro makeup artist! Stop in for your complimentary 5 minute makeup lesson and a glass of iced tea!
  • Craig Stewart Salon – In honor of Earth Day, enjoy complimentary earth-themed snacks and hand massages, a raffle and look at the CSS handmade wig used for its Catwalk for Water fashion show.
  • Dtox – Arts & crafts project using the signature Dtox glass bottle, for kids.
  • Fast Signs – Artistic window display.
  • Georgia Primary Bank – A variety of tasty treats.
  • Huff Harrington Home – Art display featuring different styles and media from Huff Harrington Fine Art artists, a worldly and sophisticated collection of original jewelry designed by Erin Gray and a variety of talented artisans from around the world along with complimentary cream cheese brownies from The Dessert Place.
  • Icebox Cryotherapy – Complimentary King of Pops.
  • Play It Again Sports – Basketball hoops game.
  • Range Boutique – Complimentary flash tattoos and doughnuts plus an artist showcase featuring local artists – Leslie Irvine, Pamela Neill and Scarlett Meredith – along with a purse designer.
  • Sarah’s Groom Room – Art display.
  • Solar Dimensions – Cook out with a local barbecue company.
  • Stellar Bodies– Artist inspired active wear table.
  • Thunderbolt Power Yoga – Yogi presence and special offers.

 

Haven’t been to Buckhead Court lately? Now’s the time, because it’s the talk of the town! Located at 3850 Roswell Road N.E., Buckhead Court features amazing businesses including exercise studios, shops, spas, beauty & health purveyors, dining, pet services and business needs providers that have come together to create the “It Spot” in Atlanta!

 

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Soul Series Da Atlanta Show

2017-04-03 00:32:22 nstyle

112, Jagged Edge, Silk & Bobby V to Kick Off the Soul Series Two Months From Today!!
Da Atlanta Show | Historic Fox Theatre | Atlanta, GA | June 3rd

(Atlanta, GA, April 3, 2017) Music enthusiasts will, once again, enjoy “Da Atlanta Show” when some of their favorite crooners take the stage on June 3rd. The highly anticipated concert which has sold out for the last three years will feature Grammy Award-winning group 112; Grammy nominated group, Jagged Edge; Silk and; Multi-Award Winning artist, Bobby V. Award-winning host, MC Lightfoot will entertain attendees at the kick-off to the Soul Series at Fox Theatre.

As eyes continue to focus on the blooming entertainment activities of the cultural capital of the south, fans will travel to Atlanta, GA and inevitably add their energy to the contagious vibes as each act showcases why they have staying power.

#DaAtlantaShow #FoxSaturdaySoulSeries #GoodMusicStillLives

The Fox Saturday Soul Series seeks to send the message that “Good Music Still Lives!” while continuing to support artists whose music is the soundtrack, and in some cases, a blueprint of areas of our lives.

Tickets for this show, which promises to sell out, and the other Soul Series concerts, can be purchased on Fox Theatre’s website.

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Freedom From Fibroids Featuring Cynthia Bailey

2017-03-10 22:37:23 nstyle

Cynthia Bailey’s struggle with fibroids was explored during a previous season of Bravo TV’s RHOA for the world to see. She will soon host a documentary film premiere in Atlanta that features her story and that of other women that have become free from fibroids through the Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) procedure with Dr. John C. Lipman. Dr. Lipman created the Freedom From Fibroids documentary to educate women on the minimally invasive alternative that can save them from a hysterectomy.

Having performed the first UFE in Georgia, Dr. Lipman has since become the world’s most experienced UFE physician. He’s been featured on CNN, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal and was chosen as the National Physician Spokesperson for the Fibroid Awareness Campaign of supermodel Beverly Johnson. To learn more about the Atlanta Interventional Institute please visit Atlii.com or view Cynthia Bailey’s article about her experience with Dr. Lipman here.

Guests can register to attend the premiere at FreedomFromFibroids.Eventbrite.com.

Film Preview available at www.FibroidFilm.com

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The Made Man Awards & Suit Drive

2017-01-28 01:13:10 nstyle

Jill Scott, Bryan Michael Cox and More
Attend The Made Man Awards &
Suit Drive in Atlanta

Last night, hundreds gathered to attend The Made Man red carpet awards reception in Atlanta presented by Blueprint Global Group, 100 Black Men of America, Morehouse Alumni Association and Upscale Magazine. The Made Man awards is an international multi-market corporate and community initiative designed to showcase philanthropy and honor the extraordinary achievements of notable African American male celebrities and influencers from various walks of life. The celebrity star-studded red carpet reception featured guests like R&B recording artists Jill Scott, Meelah Williams, Grammy award winning producer and honoree Bryan Michael Cox, honoree Eugene and Toya Bush-Harris of Bravo TV’s “Married to Medicine”, Christina Johnson of vh1’s “Hollywood Exes” , honoree Bernard Bronner of Bronner Bros. and more.

Attendees enjoyed h’orderves and complimentary signature cocktails by Gentlemen Jack, LinkedIN Live networking session and donated gently worn business attire for the signature 1000 Suits Empowerment Drive. The Made Man awards will continue to its next stop on Thursday, February 2nd in Houston just in time for Super Bowl LI. For more information, event schedule and tickets, visit www.TheMadeMan.org. Join the conversation on Instagram and Twitter via @BlueprintGlobal and #TheMadeMan.

 

Photo Credit:
Marcus Ingram and Shawn Bell

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Angie The Chocolatier

2016-12-20 01:22:33 nstyle

Exploiting The Arts presented by Angie the Chocolatier TONIGHT Saturday January 28th Tickets available on Eventbrite!

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The Shops Buckhead Atlanta October Events

2016-10-14 02:52:20 nstyle

ATLANTA, GA – (October 13, 2016) The Shops Buckhead Atlanta is proud to announce events taking place on property during the month of October.

“By hosting these unique events, The Shops Buckhead Atlanta continues to offer unique experiences for our customers and community,” says Anneliese Reid, Marketing Manager for The Shops Buckhead Atlanta.

October events and openings at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta include:

Savant Salon – NOW OPEN
Savant Salon is an Aveda salon specializing in haircuts, blowouts, lashes, facial waxing, and make-up. The salon is open Monday – Saturday from 10AM – 7PM, and Sunday from 11AM – 6PM. The elegant salon is located at 200 Pharr Road. www.savantsalonatlanta.com/

Robert Talbott Grand Opening – Saturday, October 15th
From its early beginnings as a cottage industry in Carmel, California to its current position as one of the most distinguished manufacturers of fine clothing, the story of Robert Talbott is quite literally that of the American Dream, realized. As makers, manufacturers, and purveyors of utterly distinctive design sensibility, Robert Talbott is committed to bringing customers an iconic, American brand whose quality is second to none, all inspired by its heritage in the Monterey Bay Peninsula. Come and enjoy the new Robert Talbott store in Center Plaza at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta. www.shop.roberttalbott.com

Kendra Scott Jewelry Tour – Tuesday, October 18th, 11AM – 4PM
Step into the custom Jewelry Tour airstream, across from Jimmy Choo, and experience the colorful confidence & inspired design of Kendra Scott. Enjoy sips, snacks and surprises while browsing the latest designs, shop Kendra’s favorite pieces, and explore the brand new collection of Kendra Scott Nail Lacquer. www.kendrascott.com/kendra/categories/events

Cannonball Run Rally– Tuesday, October 18th, 5 – 7PM
After recently surpassing their centennial milestone, Cannonball Run Rally (CBRR) is currently the oldest car rally in existence. With over 48 years of combined rally experience, the CBRR collective carries on the spirit of the legend in a rally format and offers a truly unique experience in itself. Luxury and exotic car owners alike will begin in Lenox, Massachusetts and make their way down the East Coast to Havana, Cuba. Come view these cars as they stop at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta on Tuesday, October 18th, from 5 – 7PM. www.cannonballrun.com/

The Southerner’s Brunch – Saturday, October 29th, 12 – 2PM
Haskell Harris, Garden & Gun’s Style Director and The Shops Buckhead Atlanta invites customers to THE SOUTHERNER’S BRUNCH featuring a delectable selection of food and cocktails inspired by Garden & Gun’s New York Times best seller The Southerner’s Cookbook. The event, hosted at The Southern Gentleman (3035 Peachtree Road) is a ticketed event. To purchase tickets, visit www.ggfieldreport.com/brunch. Tickets, which are $75, include food, specialty cocktails, beer, and wine.

Garden & Gun: A Southern Shop Around – Saturday, October 29th, 2 – 5PM
Garden & Gun and The Shops Buckhead Atlanta unite to host a weekend of shopping, signature dining and unique in-store events. Participating retailers and restaurants will offer fresh in-store experiences to shoppers, aligning with favorites from the fall Garden & Gun issue. Whether this is a discount, gift with purchase, food tastings, specialty cocktails, mini facials, sketch artists, etc. The afternoon also includes Garden & Gun book signings, pop-up experiences in Center Plaza, and live musical performances. Customers can pick up an event passport listing all complimentary in-store events and activations throughout the property at the check-in desk located in Center Plaza of The Shops Buckhead Atlanta. www.ggfieldreport.com/a-southern-shop-around/

To stay up to date on all events at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, please visit www.theshopsbuckheadatlanta.com/events.

About The Shops Buckhead Atlanta
The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, opened in 2014 by commercial real estate developer OliverMcMillan, spans six city blocks in the heart of prestigious Buckhead. The development offers more than 50 fashion retailers and restaurants, and many of the retailers – including Hermès, Dior, and NARS – are the first locations in the Atlanta market. Located along Peachtree Street, Atlanta’s most famous thoroughfare, The Shops Buckhead Atlanta offers a sophisticated outdoor shopping and dining experience unmatched in the South. The 800,000 square foot property also includes customizable office space and luxury apartments. For more information, visit www.theshopsbuckheadatlanta.com.

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K. MICHELLE HONORED AT 2016 PURE HEAT COMMUNITY FESTIVAL

2016-09-08 01:11:58 nstyle

MICHELLE HONORED AT 2016 PURE HEAT COMMUNITY FESTIVAL DURING ATLANTA BLACK GAY PRIDE WEEKEND

 

Festival included additional appearances by Trina and Towanda Braxton, Karamo Brown, Jhonni Blaze, Mimi Faust, Beautii J, Tameka Raymond, Tiffany Evans and more!

(ATLANTA, GA) – September 5, 2016 – Atlanta’s Piedmont Park housed the 5th annual Pure Heat Community Festival; also known as a free “day of unity.” The multi-cultural event was equipped with market and food vendors, live celebrity and local performers, entertainment, educational forums, prizes & giveaways. R&B songstress K. Michelle performed a medley of her Billboard chart-toping hits, auditioned three upcoming singers live for Atlantic records, and received the 2016 Humanitarian Award presented by The Vision Community Foundation.

erica-mena-and-mimi-faust2016 featured live performances by Tiffany Evans (“Promise Ring”) and Jhonni Blaze (VH1 “Love & Hip Hop”) and featured pride welcome greetings from Trina and Towanda Braxton (WE tv “Braxton Family Values”), Tameka Foster (VH1 “Atlanta Exes”), Mimi Faust and Erica Mena (VH1 “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta”), Karamo Brown (MTV “The Real World”), Gary Lavard (“About Him”), Bishop Oliver Clyde Allen (“Vision Community Foundation” Executive Director) Melissa Scott (“Traxx Girls” CEO) and Avian Watson (“Vision Community Foundation” Deputy Director) presented special awards to long time Atlanta Black Gay Pride supporters Ryan Anderson (“SunTrust Bank”), Frederick Anderson (“Freddy O”), Pam Stewart (“Coca Cola”) and Earl Fowlkes Jr. (“Center for Black Equity”).

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Karamo Brown attended the Festival on behalf of Positively Fearless, a movement from Janssen Therapeutics that celebrates being black, brave, proud, gay even being HIV-positive. Positively Fearless asks people to live out loud and help the community reduce the spread of HIV by encouraging people to get tested, and, for those who are HIV-positive, to take a proactive role in their health, seek treatment and stick to it.

The Festival included live performances from independent LGBT artists like Victor Jackson, Nubian King, Rahim Brazil, Denzell Phillips, Cordae Gomes, Neesha Nycee, BWA and more. WE tv “Cutting It: in the ATL” star Beautti J hosted the infamous live hair battle and j-sette dance competition.

The Pure Heat Community Festival is designed bring together the spirit of community, pride, and vision. The Pure Heat Community Festival is a front seat into a spectacular gathering of minority LGBTIQ people and their allies in the heart of Atlanta. For more information, visit: pureheatcommunityfestival.com.

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