The world is full of entrepreneurial businessmen and women who have defied the odds to achieve success. Every once in a while, however, there comes along someone whose journey is so remarkable that one can’t help to stop and take notice. Velma Trayham is that entrepreneur. She has demonstrated it is not how you start, it is how you finish.
Dr. Phlill is a funny and quick-witted comedic film directed by Nick Conroy and produced by Bravemaker Productions. The film, and soon to be series, was shot in mockumentary style. Depicting fictional events that are presented as a documentary, Dr. Phlill follows in the footsteps of hit shows in the genre such as Parks and Recreation and The Office.
Dating has changed dramatically over the last ten years with the advent of Instagram and Tinder. Today’s dating apps only require that users take ten seconds to look at a handful of your photos before making a decision to swipe right (hot) or left (not hot) on you. The selfie focused social media platforms of today have made what you look like more important than what you have to say.
Allie Laliberte (23) is a Canadian hip-hop dancer originally from a small town in Ontario, Canada. Currently Allie is working and teaching in London, England and is a member of LA based Immabeast, one of the most well-known dance companies in the world. Allie has performed with Little Mix at the Brit Awards, Bebe Rexha at the European Music Awards, Rita Ora on Britain’s Got Talent and Kaela Settle (The Greatest Showman) on the X Factor UK.
Lilly Dennis is an LA based actress originally from Tasmania, Australia. Raised by non-industry parents, Lilly started pursuing theatre at a very young age. Growing up in such an isolated place, Dennis was involved in as much theater as possible, performing in musicals and plays starting at age eight. Lilly moved to Los Angeles in 2014 to attend the famous American Academy of Dramatic Arts and two years later graduated at the Dolby Theater.
Flow XS is an urban dance duo from Canada with a unique advantage; they are brothers who have danced together for over ten years. Michael (23) and Kevin (19) are brothers of Filipino and German descent who have trained in various dance styles and have been recipients of numerous awards and scholarships in their already impressive career.
Sean Chris is a French Caribbean artist who knew he wanted to be a singer when his sister entered him into a local radio contest in Paris. He made it to the finals and had the opportunity to perform live at the Bataclan Theatre, two nights in a row. This exceptional experience pushed him to take his singing career seriously.
Judge Billy Crawford gives Canadian duo Luka & Jenalyn a standing ovation and asks: “Why are you joining World of Dance Philippines?”
“To be half Filipino, I’m representing my family,” replied Jenalyn. “It’s such an honor to be here honestly. I’m so happy to be here to share my talent.”
The duo’s first routine on the premiere season of World of Dance Philippines effortlessly blended their signature dance style of acrobatics and ballroom together.
Believe in yourself, that’s the message European singer Vee wants people to take away from her music. Up until eighteen months ago, Vee was only listening to others who told her she didn’t have the talent to be a singer. Vee decided she would no longer listen to the negativity and stop caring about what other people thought about her and start believing in herself.
Farhana is a mother of four boys who started her own online business selling handbags.
BREAKAWAY DAILY: What does being a business owner mean to you?
FARHANA: It means to me that I have freedom to work at something I feel passionate about. I have created something of value with my own vision.
Taking a unique approach to harmonizing the Biblical accounts, Edwin Alan Salhany expertly weaves the four Gospel stories together into one continuous chronological narrative, removing duplication, and yet preserving all the details and nuances of the different writers. Using the venerable King James text, this is not a paraphrase, but a re-edit of the very Word of God.
World of Dance Paris 2019 delivered an unparalleled experience to both participants and spectators. As the largest touring event that embraces urban dance culture, World of Dance focuses on the art of street dancing and today’s new aged choreography. Hundreds of the country’s top dance teams competed in front of thousands in the performance festival setting.
Growing up, Juto (27) was constantly bullied; feeling alienated and helpless. By introducing fitness into his daily life through dance and strength training, he made it through to the other side with his head held high. Through finding his own path in life, he has risen above his challenges while standing out from the crowd.