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Day + Night Event Guide For Essence Music Festival 2013

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2013 ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL

NEW ORLEANS, LA

THURSDAY, JULY 4 – SUNDAY, JULY 7

ESSENCE EMPOWERMENT EXPERIENCE

@ ERNEST N. MORIAL CONVENTION CENTER

JULY 4 – JULY 7

FAMILY & COMMUNITY, THURSDAY, JULY 4

Why Our Children Should Come Home, 10:35 – 11:00 AM

Too many children’s lives have been lost due to gun violence. Find out what we can do to secure our children’s future and give them the tools they need to resolve conflicts without violence.

Speaker: Patrina Peters, Roland Martin

Moderated by Soledad O’Brien

Saving Our Sons, 11:20 – 11:50 AM

Hear education expert Dr. Steve Perry and entrepreneur and father Master P lead a discussion with community mentors and leaders about what it takes to rear successful young men.

Speakers: Dr. Steve Perry, Master P, Ameer Baraka, Devon Franklin

Moderated by Soledad O’Brien

Feeding Our Children: Mind, Body, Soul, 12:10 – 12:40 PM

Discover the mental, physical and spiritual tactics needed for our children to lead a well-rounded, balanced life.

Speakers: Tonya Lewis Lee, Dr. Denese Shervington, Cheryl Landrieu, Carol Bebelle

Moderated by Soledad O’Brien

Sisterhood, Stardom and Living in the Spotlight with Traci & Trina Braxton, 2:00 – 2:30 PM

Join the Braxton sisters as they celebrate the joys and complications of sisterhood.

Speakers: Traci Braxton, Trina Braxton

Moderated by Soledad O’Brien

SUCCESS SECRETS FOR BLACK WOMEN, FRIDAY, JULY 5

Family Feud with Steve Harvey, 11:15 – 12:15 PM

I Beat: Healthy, Journeys & Transformations, 12:25 – 1:10 PM

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle requires work, and our experts will share their tips on how to achieve your overall diet and fitness goals.

Speakers: Dr. Aletha Maybank, Robin D. Stone, Denise Warren,Sheila Bridges

The Real Truth on Reality TV, 1:20 – 2:05 PM

Get a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes for a reality TV show to be successful and how our favorite TV stars’ lives are impacted.

Speakers: Kenya Moore, Shaunie O’Neal, Andrea Kelly, Chanté Moore

Sexy At Any Age: Embrace Your Inner Naughty Girls, 2:15 – 3:00 PM

Feeling sexy is ageless. Hear from our panel of celebrities and experts about how you can embrace your beauty and sexy at any age.

Speakers: Nicole Murphy, Shirley Strawberry, Dr. Rachael Ross,Victoria Rowell, Mayte Garcia, Kenya Moore

Own Your Power, 3:20 – 4:05 PM

Obtain the confidence you need to achieve your life goals.

Speaker: Lisa Nichols

Putting Ourselves First, 4:00 – 4:45 PM

Balancing both your personal and professional life can be challenging. Get inspired to cater to your needs and find happiness.

Speakers: Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, Dr. Denese Shervington, Lisa Nichols, Tonya Lewis Lee

Moderated by Mikki Taylor

Sex & Love: On His Mind, 4:15 – 5:00 PM

Don’t you wonder just what men really think about women sometimes? Join our sexiest celebrities for a candid discussion on love and relationships.

Speakers: Laz Alonso, Redaric Williams, Nathan Owens, Chef Roblé

Moderated by Michelle Williams

MOVING FORWARD/SOLUTIONS FOR FEARLESS BLACK WOMEN, SATURDAY, JULY 6

Reducing Violence and Murder in America, 11:05 – 11:35 AM

Join our fight to help end gun violence across the country.

Speaker: Mayor Cory Booker and Mayor Kasim Reed

Moderated by Mayor Mitch Landrieu

10 Ways to Fix Your Life & Get Happy, 11:45 – 12:15 PM

Pinpoint easy ways to reduce stress and find more lasting joy.

Speaker: Iyanla Vanzant

Supersize Your Dream: Reinvent Your Life & Your Business, 12:25-1:10 PM

Become motivated to take your business to the next level.

Speaker: Monique Greenwood, Issa Rae, Michele Clark Jenkins, Stephanie Perry Moore, Shameeka Ayers

Keynote: Reverend Al Sharpton, 1:25 – 1:45 PM

Where Smart Starts, 1:55 – 2:35 PM

Hear from top education experts on what it takes for children to excel in school.

Speakers: Dr. Steve Perry, Dr. Thelma Baxter, Dr. Michael Lomax, Karran Harper Royal

Moderated by Melissa Harris Perry

Jobs in America, 2:45 – 3:00 PM

Hear from the president of the National Urban League on how his organization is working to rebuild jobs across the country.

Speaker: Marc Morial

Icons of the Civil Rights Movement, 3:05 – 3:50 PM

In celebration of the Civil Rights Movement’s 50th anniversary, icons of the era will take part in an intimate discussion about their journeys and the current state of civil rights.

Speakers: Congressman John Lewis, Shirley Sherrod, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Myrlie Evers Williams

Moderated by Reverend Al Sharpton

Black Women’s Agenda 2013: Moving Forward, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

What is your agenda? Our panel of experts will discuss trending topics that affect our lives, careers, families and communities.

Speakers: C. Nicole Mason, Karen Carter Peterson, Dr. Julianne Malveaux

All Star Gospel Tribute to Tramaine Hawkins & Donnie McClurkin, Sunday, July 7, 8:30a – 5:00p

Performances/Appearances by

DJ Charles “Bam Bam” Belonge

Mara Schiavocampo

Lexi

Mayor Mitch Landrieu

Vanessa Bush

Dawnie Walton

Pastor Debra Morton

Bishop Lester Love and the City of Love

Michelle Williams

Tasha Cobbs

Tyronne Foster and The Arc Singers

Patrik Henry Bass

Cheryl Wills

Kurt Carr

Yolanda Adams

Bishop Noel Jones

Amber Bullock

Hezekiah Walker

Isaac Carree

Anthony Brown and Group Therapy

and Kim Burrell

COCA COLA 2013 ESSENCE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Thursday July 4th

11:00am-8:00pm: Family Reunion Day, Celebrity Performances on the Coca-Cola Music Sound Stage (Woldenberg Park)

Friday, July 5th

  • 11:00am: Healthy Living Panel with Olympians “How to stay cute and stylish when you work out”

  • 12:00pm: DJ “90s Throwback Mix” Experience

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“Live good Drink good Eat good” Graduate of Dillard University majoring in Public Relations/Brand Imaging. A New Orleans Native but born in Memphis,TN. Was raised as a Air Force brat having lived before in Germany and visited frequently to countries like England and France. While living in Europe a love for fashion and all things extravagant became a lifestyle easy to embrace. Returning to New Orleans fashion still played a major role in life for him. Now partnering with long time friend Nick to create the chic cultural blog site Myhellofalife.com Yoey is focused more than ever on making his dreams a reality, while doing what he enjoys the most; enjoying a hell of a life.

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