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Dawn Silva Releases her Autobiography – ‘The Funk Queen’

Are you ready for the funk? According to Dawn Silva a singer and now author of the new book, “The Funk Queen,” Silva states, “Funk is timeless and very much alive.” The book is published by New Rising Publishing. The book is a brilliant autobiography that describes Silva’s musical background, which included her dad who Silva says had a beautiful voice, and her mother who was a dancer and performer. Silva also mentions her great grandfather, who played acoustic guitar. Dawn also spent time performing in talent shows, but she soon outgrew talent shows and she became professional. One night,

RDA and DLBA Bring Eco-Conscious Funk Fest to Pine Avenue

Charles WrightRDA and DLBA Bring Eco-Conscious Funk Fest to Pine Avenue On Saturday, Aug. 29, from noon until midnight, internationally recognized legends and local bands alike will lay down the funk along Pine Avenue for Downtown Long Beach’s first true funk fest. Made possible by the Downtown Long Beach Associates and the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency as part of the downtown Summer and Music (SAM) concert series, the event is being coordinated by Bobby Easton-a Long Beach resident and 20-year veteran of the national funk scene. LBFF expects to draw more than 10,000 funk fans to Pine Avenue for twelve

LadyLike Foundation Presents 15th Annual Women of Excellence Awards

South Carolina Gamecocks Coach Dawn Staley, Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation CEO Nichol T. Whiteman, and Beautyblender founder Rea Ann Silva will be honored at the LadyLike Foundation’s 15th Annual Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon and fashion show on Saturday, June 1, 11 a.m., at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.