February 2009 Blog Posts (6)

Obama and More on Sale at Eso Won Bookstore

James Fugate just emailed: "Just got in about 200 new sale titles, really good books. Especially one's which were very expensive now on sale for $9.98 to $12.98."



Titles like (the comments are straight from James):

"Bronzeville" Black Chicago in Pictures 1941-1943 $9.98

"Party/Politics" Horizons in Black Political Thought… Continue

Added by enhager on February 26, 2009 at 5:29pm — No Comments

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 5:15pm — No Comments

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…
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Added by ColoredPeople.net on February 22, 2009 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Exerpt from my new book entitled The Belly of a Woman



Reserve your copy at www.shanetdennis.com





I’m Coming



Hey you!

I was hoping I could see you tonight.

He was like…

“I’m coming”

And like a thief in the night he came

Framed me with his attention

And with every extension

he loved me hard.

My guard had dissolved

as he solved every single problem

I had created from past anxieties.

The fight in me wanted to… Continue

Added by Shanet Dennis on February 17, 2009 at 9:49pm — 1 Comment

The Belly of a Woman

This book has been a long time coming and it is truly my baby. I'm excited about its release on March 1st. You can get a presale copy at www.shanetdennis.com. It will make you laugh and cry. It will shock your senses and it will definately inpire.

See you soon,

Shanet

Added by Shanet Dennis on February 10, 2009 at 2:44pm — 2 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 3:30pm — No Comments

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