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Eden Riegel

Eden Riegel

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 2 Comments

Actress’ portrayal of lesbian character has helped break boundaries


“I once had a young man approach me with his mother and tell me that my story helped the two reconcile. That was very powerful.”

The soap opera All My Children celebrates its 40th anniversary on January 5, and no character has impacted the landscape in Pine Valley, [...]

Jeanie Tracy

Friday, November 20, 2009 No Comments

Where Old School Meets New School

“I know what was in my heart, and I know that I like to sing about happy things and motivate people.”

Have you ever wondered who was the booming voice behind such high-energy dance floor anthems as “Cha-Cha Heels,” “Party People,” “Everybody Up,” and the recent smash “Turn it Out”? Well, [...]

Bebe Zahara Benet

Bebe Zahara Benet

Sunday, November 15, 2009 No Comments

Where Beauty Meets the Inner Beast



“I really do consider myself a savage animal, like if you mess with me … I can eat you, I can bite you…”

International. Dynamic. Sophisticated. These three words are how Cameroonian princess Bebe Zahara Benet describes herself. I would add three more: energetic, charismatic, and entertaining. After pouncing onto the [...]

DJ Escape

Sunday, November 15, 2009 No Comments

He’s Sexy, Smooth and, yes, Straight

“I mean, I only play for the gay market; I love it. I love playing for the boys.”

Set to perform a pulsating set at Tampa’s Honey Pot on Nov. 25 (Thanksgiving Eve), the charming, down-to-Earth DJ Escape is known for working with artists such as Beyoncé, Solange, Kristine W, and [...]