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This Young Actor’s Youthful Optimism Has Stolen Our Hearts

Watching Abraham Attah’s performance in Beasts of No Nation, it’s hard to imagine him as anything but an actor. The emotion in his eyes alone as he fights for his life as a child soldier, sends aches into our hearts. But, not long ago, he was just a young boy in Ghana playing soccer with all of his friends. With youthful optimism, he shares his story with us; how he landed both his defining role and one in the upcoming Spider-man: Homecoming, and what he dreams of for the future. Read on to learn more…

This Successful Blogger Hit Reset and the Result Was Challenging But Worth It

When your career leads you to travel the world, make a ton of money, rub shoulders with celebrities, and win awards, what do you do? Quit of course! At least that’s what Necole Kane of XO Necole, formerly Necole Bitchie, did. And though the initial result was a terrifying drop in funds and a drastic change in lifestyle, she didn’t regret the decision at all. Now, she’s once again at the top of her game, but this time, she’s helping others get there too.

Go Behind-the-Scenes in Hollywood with This Incredible Woman

Sparkle Holmes has always had a creative mind and she discovered early on that this endowed her with a unique gift. Able to identify the story behind each person she meets, she found herself drawn into the world of Events and Public Relations, and started her own firm, A List Group LA. With a client base that includes names like Nelly, Chris Brown ,Ne-Yo and his wife, model Crystal Renay, she could have left her career at that.But Sparkle is not one to stop just because she’s comfortable. The business woman is also a cast member of BET’s documentary-series, About the Business, and is a producer on the powerful film, Project Hollywood. Proving that nothing should stop you from chasing your dreams, Sparkle walks us through her career journey and divulges on what each facet of the entertainment industry is like.

Discover the Visionary Creative Director Behind Maui's Most Alluring FEAST

Lush green grass sinks beneath your bare feet as you make your way to a low table draped with a hand-stained cloth. Bright locally-harvested flowers are bursting in a gorgeous table display while plates of tantalizing farm-to-table delicacies await. Find your place and ready your mind and spirit for a day of learning, crafting, and delicious cuisine. This unforgettable reception is part of FEAST, a celebration design company that focuses on gatherings that honor the sacredness of food and creativity. Each FEAST is themed and pairs a farm-to-table dining experience with a hands-on creative workshop.

Rebel Comedian, Darrick Jones, is Using Hobnob to Change the Industry

Despite its humorous context, breaking into the comedy industry is no laughing matter. After experiencing the difficult politics of the “funny business” for himself, stand-up comedian, Darrick Jones, decided to take matters into his own hands. Inspired by his personal struggles within the field, he created an accessible platform for comedy’s newcomers, and used Hobnob to help spread the word.

Multi-Talented Yasmin Dar Uses Hobnob

Anyone who’s ever said you can’t have it all has never met Yasmin Dar Fasi. This stylish beauty is a mother, entrepreneur, and digital media specialist. From pursuing a career in broadcast journalism to starting a fashion company with her sister, she’s never been one to let opportunities pass her by. Now, with the help of Hobnob, this mother of two continues to produce fresh and fun content on her blog, MommyCrush, and is taking the fashion world by storm with, Dolkii. Read on to learn more about this busy style maven and her fabulous events.

Back-to-back Surfing World Gold Medalist Tia Blanco Celebrates with Hobnob

Last year’s individual women’s and team gold medal winner, Tia Blanco, had her sights set on back to back titles. Jaco Beach delivered on waves and in 6 rounds of hard fought battles, Tia came out on top getting the gold again and bringing the USA Team enough points for a bronze medal. The ISA was instrumental in getting surfing into the Olympics, so this win in the year that it was announced was very special for Tia.