January 2012- Volume XIX Issue I - Circulation... Plenty!

HAPPY JANUARY!!!!       HAPPY 2012!!!!

Make Manageable Resolutions!  Bring the Kindness of the Holiday Season into and throughout the New Year!  Release All things Negative! Allow Yourself to Thrive! Give Gifts of Your Time and Talent! Begin the Year with Love, Strength and Optimism! Remember What is Most Important to You and Allow Your Actions to Reflect That! Try Something New! Remember Dr. King's Birthday with a Peace and Progress Project!

FXW Presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

FXW Presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 

Please join the 7th and 8th graders at Francis Xavier Warde for FXW’s production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on Wednesday, January 25th and Thursday, January 26th in the HNC auditorium. Performances begin at 7:00 PM with a 6:00 PM call time for performers. Suggested donation is $5.00 for adults.  Aliyah Burchette plays one of Jacob's wives!

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ISPC Helps Women Hold Up the Sky
The International Service Project Committee (ISPC) of the Century City Alumnae Chapter of (CCAC) Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc is encouraging everyone in the Los Angeles area to visit the Skirball Museum's exhibit, Women Hold Up Half the Sky,  on view now through May 20, 2012.  The CCAC ISPC, Co-Chaired by Carlene Davis and Billie Davis, held a gathering at the museum on January 21, 2012, to talk about it's connection to the women's movement and their two year mentoring project with  Amagezi Germaaanyi Youth Association.  The interactive exhibition, inspired by the critically acclaimed book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn,  featured several sections of art, videos, audio records and photographs.  Visitors can leave well wishes for women they know and those they do not. In addition to specific international projects, CCAC ISPC seeks to expand awareness of women's issue globally.  Committee member T'Keyah Crystal Keymah says, "The exhibit is profound.  It shows how much needs to be done for women ...and then how much can be accomplished when we join hands with our sisters around the world."

Work out with Kristie LaTray!

"It's the Sun dipped in Chocolate moving at the speed of sound through Soul Music, Down Home Blues, and a Sunday Morning Revival. Prepare to go on a Journey of self discovery that will have you Grooving the way we used to do it back in the day."Listen to and buy Christopher Fields music on CD Baby. Download or buy the CD The Christopher Fields Project by Christopher Fields on the independent record store by musicians for musicians. The Christopher Fields Project.

Vincent E. Walker Photography
(Chicagoland Photography / Videography)

Autographed copies available now at www.tkeyah.com

Congratulations to: Eric J. Chambers of The Word Network's Jazzpel TV Show on becoming an ordained minister; Chicago's ABC 7, Diane Pathieu Cheryl Burton, Ron Magers, all of the supporters and volunteers that made the Kidz Korna Toy / Clothing Give-Away a great success, especially organizer Delece Williams  -  go on girl woman!


The Crystal News acknowledges the passing of the following souls: Martina Davis-Correia, Dobie Gray, Etta James, Harry Morgan, Hubert Sumlin, Howard Tate, Myra Taylor and Geraldine R. Washington, We are blessed to have known their warm hearts, bright smiles and good works. We are inspired to follow their brave and noble examples. 
Have you hugged someone you love today?

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