The Light Within
by Diana Bellerose
“Enlightenment is a destructive process.
It has nothing to do with becoming better or being happier.
Enlightenment is the
crumbling away of untruth. It’s seeing
through the facade of pretense. It’s the
complete eradication of everything we
imagined to be true.”
San Francisco, CA – SYDNEY BROWN is a Pop singer/songwriter from San Francisco, CA, and together with Bay Area legend NARADA MICHAEL WALDEN wrote and recorded the single “LOVE IS STRONGER THAN SMOKE AND FIRE” as a benefit for the victims of the 2017 California fires. Presently 16 years old, Sydney began her singing career in 2009 and has performed in over ten Broadway musicals with different local theatre companies, including her favorites Legally Blonde, West Side Story, and Sweet Charity. Sydney met Narada in 2010 and began performing with him at his Spring Fling with Strings Concert, singing a cover of the Bill Withers classic “Lean on Me” for her first solo performance.?
Changing lives of Women by giving them the necessary tools to become what they want in life. The best teachers come from life.
The Light Within by Diana Bellerose https://www.amazon.com/dp/1507571119/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_U_x_LTAyAbZPD610M?
Say hello to a post- America world
“In London last week, I met a Nigerian man who succinctly expressed the reaction of much of the world to the United States these days. “Your country has gone crazy,” he said, with a mixture of outrage and amusement. “I’m from Africa. I know crazy, but I didn’t ever think I would see this in America.”- Washington Post, Author Fareed Zakaria
Joanne M. Cherisma is a Haitian born writer, a born-again Christian, a mother and a nurse, by profession. She is also the author of I Never Thought I Would Be A Statistic in which she shared her testimony of how she overcame an abusive relationship.
Her popular page, Beyond the Abuse, was created in order to bring awareness on an abusive relationship and provide hope, empowerment, support, and confidence to the victims. Joanne writes poetic prose that speaks to the hearts of many. Her passion for writing embodies her empathetic nature while showcasing inner human vulnerability that sometimes goes unheard. Joanne uses her writing as an outlet and voice for those who can understand the slings and arrows of life. She has a realistic view of situations which allow her readers to go on journeys through her writing. She lives in New York.
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Riki Yvetre Westmoreland is a film actress, thespian, and Inspirationalist based in Los Angeles, California. A transplant from Ohio, and along with landing several lead and supporting roles in films, stage plays, and commercials in just two short years, she was also selected as Best Supporting Actress for the Annual Urban Playwrights United Short Play Competition. A survivor of physical abuse, rape, suicide attempts, unjust imprisonment, and kidnapping throughout her life, Riki has spent many years in spiritual, personal, and holistic development to emerge, not as a victim of her trials, but as an empowered individual to serve as a source of inspiration and hope for those going through similar plight.
Jazz singer/songwriter Karen Souza will be releasing her highly anticipated new album “Velvet Vault” on December 1, 2017! Featuring several jazz standards, “Velvet Vault” is a more mature and more subtle than Karen’s previous efforts, and she truly feels is her best album to date.Saya Karen, “’Velvet Vault’ is really three albums that coexist as one. On the one hand I wanted to record several of the jazz standards that the public love when I sing them live.
JENNIFER SARAN’S music has had reviews pouring in from across the globe, and she has done interviews on both syndicated national radio stations in the US and on BBC 2 in the UK. The “Wake Up” single had wide reaching worldwide exposure and was reviewed and mentioned in a variety of magazines and websites including Songwriting Magazine, Women Talking, and an in-depth interview on BBC Radio 2’s Good Morning Sunday hosted by Clare Balding.
Lindsay Bellows weaves together light-hearted folk/pop with fierce R&B vocals to create music that ignites the spirit and soothes the soul. When she’s onstage alone, the magic of Lindsay’s artistry becomes apparent as her songs are built from scratch, bringing together melodies, harmonies, and percussion using only her voice and a loop pedal, intimately revealing one part at a time to the audience. A naked solo is gradually dressed up with rich vocal layers until this one-woman act begins to sound more like a soaring choir or a pulsing multi-piece band. ?