Welcome to For Sisters Only 2012! This year’s event is packed with celebrity panelists, performances and special guests.
Miguel – This Scorpio falsetto considers himself a mash-up of Prince, Lenny Kravitz and Pharell Williams. Watch him perform hits, such as “Sure Thing,” “Quickie,” “All I Want Is You” and his current hit, “Adorn,” off his latest CD Kaleidoscope Dream.
BLACKstreet – Responsible for “The New Jack Swing” Grammy Award Winners Teddy Riley and Blackstreet will perform hits, such as “No Diggidy,” “Don’t Leave Me” and “Rump Shaker.”
Q from 112 – Mr. Q Parker will perform hits like “Peaches and Cream,” “Cupid” and “Yes,” which is the new single from his debut solo album “MANual.” He is six-time ASCAP award winner, a Grammy Award Winner and co-founder of more than
20 million records selling group 112.
RL of NEXT – Co-founder of the group Next, R&B singer and song writer RL has worked with everyone from Teddy Riley to Tupac. Watch him perform hits, such as “Wifey,” “Too Close,” “Butta Love” and more.
12PM – A PURSE OF YOUR OWN: SISTERS GETTING SMART ABOUT MONEY TOGETHER with DEBORAH OWENS – You’ve seen her in Essence, ABC News and on national news outlets, now join Essence Dream Team Money Coach Deborah Owens as she moderates a panel of smart, savvy money sisters who are filling up their purses together.
1PM – WHERE WILL YOU GO FROM HERE with VALORIE BURTON – Moderated by life coach, author and Essence Magazine expert Valorie Burton, WHERE WILL YOU GO FROM HERE offers the wisdom and encouragement you need to think differently about your circumstances and take hold of the lessons.
2PM – THE TRUTH ABOUT MEN with Dr. IAN K. SMITH – Moderated by Dr. Ian K. Smith, author of “The Truth About Men,” this panel decodes the difference between what men say, what men mean and everything in between! Guest panelists include STEVIE J. and BENZINO from VH1’s Love and Hip Hop Atlanta!
3PM – WIVES TALES with JAMIE FOSTER BROWN – Moderated by Sister 2 Sister Magazine’s Jamie Foster Brown, WIVES TALES is comprised of a relationship expert along with wives and ex-wives that have (or have had) both successful and unsuccessful marriages.
4PM – IT’S COMPLICATED LIVE with PAUL CARRICK BRUNSON – An interactive matchmaking presentation by Life Coach/Matchmaker and leading blogger for Essence.com, Paul C. Brunson, Host of “Love Town” on the OWN Network. You will have an opportunity to mingle, listen, and discuss dating and love in the new millennium.
Hosea Chanchez – Best known for his recurring role on For Your Love and the quarterbacking football player Malik Wright on The CW/BET sitcom, The Game, award-winning actor Hosea Chanchez will be our guest on the panel “It’s Complicated But it Doesn’t Have to Be” At 4pm.
Stevie J – Three-time Grammy award winning songwriter, musician and producer Stevie J from VH1’s Love & Hip Hop ATL will appear on the “Truth about Men” Panel at 2pm in The Empowerment Pavilion.
Benzino – Co-founder of Source Magazine and Hip Hop Weekly, media executive and record producer from VH1’s Love & Hip Hop ATL will appear on “Truth about Men” Panel at 2pm in The Empowerment Pavilion.
Rasheeda – Rasheeda from VH1’s Love & Hip Hop ATL will appear on “Wives Tales” Panel at 3pm in The Empowerment Pavilion.
Ke Ke Wyatt – Acclaimed singer, songwriter, wife and mom, Ke Ke Wyatt from TV One’s “R&B Divas” will appear on the “Wives Tales” panel at 3pm in The Empowerment Pavilion.
BACKSTAGE PASSES & TICKETS TO JUSTIN BIEBER!
WPGC 95.5 is giving away tickets to The Bieb’s Nov. 5 show at the Verizon Center, along with passes to a private meet-and-greet with him before the concert.
On Monday, Nov. 5, between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m, listen to WPGC for Bieber’s song, “As Long As You Love Me,” and call (877) 955-5267. The 18th caller wins! The prize must be claimed by 5 p.m. that day. COMPLETE CONTEST RULES
WPGC Broadcast Area – Come out and meet your favorite WPGC on-air personalities and win great prizes!
Meet and Greet (Sponsored by BET Black Girls Rock! and Bee Pollen Diet) – Don’t miss meeting all the celebrities in person. Check out the BET Black Girls Rock! & Bee Pollen Diet Meet & Greet area, where you can get autographs from artists performing today.
Healthcare Pavilion (Sponsored by D.C. Chartered Health Plan) – Everything you need to know about preventative measures, free screenings and more.
Education Pavilion (Sponsored by College of Southern Maryland) – Parents and teenagers: Learn how to apply for college, available courses, flexible class options and financial aid in this area.
Automotive (Sponsored by Chrysler) – See the latest 2013 cars first from Chrysler. Get car Care tips and more.
Man Cave (Sponsored by D’USSE) – Fellas! Relax while you check out Saturday’s sporting events on our big screen TVs.
Ladies Lounge (Sponsored by Ciroc Vodka) – Want to just chill out with a cold drink with your girls? Well look no further…the ladies lounge is here.
Kids Zone – Polish up on your Playstation skills in the Kids Zone! Play the latest editions of Madden, NBA Live, and more…or jump on the moon bounce, get your face painted and laugh with our clowns.
American Diabetes Association
Angeles Dominican Salon
A Taste of Sweetness Custom Cakes
B. Rouge Boutique
Ciroc (Ladies Lounge Sponsor)
DC Chartered Health Plan
Designer Inspired Fashions & Accessories
Educate Maryland Kids
Entertainment with Class
Entwine Couture Beauty
Greater Washington Urban League
Harvard Risk Management Corporation
Kevin “Silk” Brewer
Makayla’s Great Discovery
MGM Resorts International
Next Level Publishing
Plus Size Beauties
Rapunzel – The Future of Hair
Safari Fine Art
Sanjules Unique Art Creations
Sintia’s Dominican Salon
Slumber Parties by Jaliyla
Southern’s Apartment Locator Service
The Cochran Firm
The Financial Crisis Prevention Center
Traci Lynn Jewelry
Unity Healthcare Community Plan
Us Helping Us
Vita Cosmetic Surgery
Wet Your Palettes