Monthly Archives: July 2011
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KRAVE Magazine Announces, 2011 Annual Black Party and Kover Search Kontest, at ‘lofty’ locale
The illustrious men’s magazine will celebrate six years of publication and the reveal of the exciting “Kover Search Kontest” winner at annual event July 23rd, at aloft Dallas Downtown hotel.
Dallas, Texas – July 5, 2011– Notable men’s lifestyle publication, KRAVE magazine announces the date and venue of the highly anticipated, annual “Black Party.” Celebrating the mark of the publication’s 7 years of thriving endeavors; the 2011 winner of KRAVE‘s “Kover Search Kontest” will also be revealed. This year the event will be held at the loft inspired aloft Dallas Downtown hotel, on July 23rd, from 10pm-2am. The event will also be in participation with AKOO, JB Watches, Eric Ganison Photography, LMG& Co. and more.
Termed the “Black Party” historically, because of the traditional Ebony and Obsidian attire worn by guests, the annual summer party has also become well known for the reveal of the KRAVE Magazine Kover Search Kontest winner. The three finalists take to all forms of media to promote their involvement in the contest and have therefore garnered even more national visibility for KRAVE Magazine. The party has also been hosted by celebrities and entertainment personalities such as Hosea Chanchez, Skip Cheatham, and Dallas Maverick Shawn Marion.
“Our summer annual party not only gives the staff at KRAVE Magazine a chance to celebrate our achievements but also brings us closer to our supporters, partners, and sponsors. And what better way than having a great time?” says KRAVE publisher William Young.
The “Kover Search Kontest” is an immensely popular event for models and fashionistas alike. The KRAVE Magazine offices received hundreds of candidates and thousands of online votes for the chosen semi-finalists. The finalists travel to Dallas to duke it out in a high-fashion photo shoot. The winner is chosen to be featured in KRAVE‘s coveted Holiday issue “kover.”
KRAVE Magazine, one of the only publications with a focus on fashion, health and lifestyle for the man of color, was founded by William T. Young. After seven years of high quality, high gloss material highlighting the lives of ‘minority’ men, the magazine has garnered praise worldwide.
Aloft Hotels were created to shake up the traditional select service segment of the hotel industry, Aloft delivers urban-influenced, open and vibrant design and a social guest experience at an affordable price point. In the same way that W Hotels broke through the clutter of conformity in the upscale hotel arena a decade ago, Aloft is shaking up the industry for the next generation of traveler. Aloft hotels are geared toward savvy, design-conscious consumers who grew up with the democratization of design. Aloft hotels are wired for the future and an aggressive growth plan is in place with properties set to open from Atlanta to Abu Dhabi and everywhere in between. For more information, please visit www.alofthotels.com.
For more information regarding the event or to receive press credentials, please contact: Starla Triggs, 405-245-2319.
SATURDAY, JULY 30
BROWN SUGAR SUITE presents
BROWN SUGAR SUITE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
The new “LIVE” music experience the BROWN SUGAR SUITE has upped the ante and booked the phenomenally talented RAHSAAN PATTERSON. This will be Rahsaan’s 1st show in Dallas since ’08 and he will have one of the best bands in the country backing him up.
The BROWN SUGAR SUITE takes you on a journey back to when you first fell in love with GOOD music!
The VIBE, the MUSIC & the PEOPLE!
Set up, Intermission & Close out: Mknight
DOORS: 8pm | Show: 9pm
2513 Main St.
Dallas, TX 75226
BROWN SUGAR SUITE is brought to you by THE FOUNDATION and V’S VIBE SPOT.
Sponsored by: MMI/OMS Marketing & VVS Events & Marketing