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Events This Weekend: Mango Shopping Night | Apinke Mag NY | Cocktails & Dresses | Savvie Soiree | Beauty & The Feast II | Theatre@Terra – The Other Side

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APINKE magazine, recently launched in Atlanta has been growing and gaining popularity amongst its African readers across the USA. The glossy lifestyle magazine showcases African talents in the USA and abroad, and presents some inspiring interviews with leaders, entrepreneurs and artists. Highlights of the magazine include: interviews with Vice President of Ghana, & CEO of Equity Bank in Kenya; Money advice from Robert Kiyosaki, & Chamberlain Petterside; Musical exclusive on P-Square, Youssour N’Dour & Fela; a review of the top Africans in America and what they do; fashionable African attires, and real live events captured. Its aim is to give balanced read and present positive information about African achievements that are often omitted from western news reporting.

APINKE, is now preparing for its big launch in NYC on Saturday May 22, 2010, at the prestigious Broad Street Ballroom. With so much buzz and excitement about this magazine, Pingo (Offers call services to Africa) has partnered with APINKE to give its readers a free 1 year subscription offer once they try Pingo for only $5. In addition, Arik Air is sponsoring APINKE’S New York City launch celebration and giving guests the opportunity to win two return flights to Nigeria.

The event boasts a night full of entertainment with: an exquisite fashion show displaying Osun designs and Revere collections; a lineup of artist performances and African dance groups. The host and comedian for the night is one of the funniest comedians from the UK, Eddie Kadi. The night promises to be fun, and also provides the opportunity to network with some advertising executives and special guests. The second issue will be unveiled and all guests will have the chance to rip the dance floor with the ultimate in African music.

Tickets are $30 in adv. $35 at the door, VIP is $50. Book online at:

APINKE aims to engage, enlighten, and entertain readers one issue at a time as it conquers the US one state at a time.

Savvie Hair Boutique (SHB), a leading retailer of couture human hair extensions is hosting a soiree to introduce its fabulous new collection of the hottest, most exclusive natural hair extensions.

*Shop the best collection of luxury human hair pieces collected from the best long hair countries in the world. Very short to very long hair, dark to light colors, braids, weaves, wigs and lace wigs. $250/39k and up.

*Shop SHB’s May 2010 accessories collection consisting of decadent accesories for every occasion-cocktail/dinner purses, chunky crystal bracelets, layered chains, statement chokers, stoned rings & classy pearl necklaces. From 2k and up. The February 2010 collection was a hit, don’t miss the May collection!

*Shop Diverso shirts (mens/womens collection) Other treats include hair care tips, hair and beauty aids, the perfect weavon brush and lots more.

SHB has a great track record when it comes to hosting of fabulous soirees, so if you are a fashionable woman and you’re going to be in Lagos on May 21st and 22nd you don’t want to miss this.
For more information please call 07029229739/40, 08056007556 or BB on 21DF7222

For more information, click HERE
The Other Side – Western Europe and North America have crumbling economies, despotic leaders and unstable governments. Africa has always been the land of plenty, a stable prosperous continent, and Lagos, its most attractive city. Darren Campbell, a white male born and raised in the United Kingdom seeks his fortune in Lagos as an illegal immigrant.

Written and Directed by Wole Oguntokun

Venue – Terra Kulture
Every Sunday in May
3pm & 6pm


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