Natasha Ero is an editorial intern for Houston Style Magazine. The native Houstonian is also a contributor for Buzzfeed and CoogTV. Natasha graduated from The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts where she studied theatre. Currently, she is a Broadcast Journalism major at the University of Houston. Natasha is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, Houston Association of Black Journalists and Women in Communication.
The Big Easy welcomed thousands of journalists, students, public relations profession-als, celebrities and other media professionals from across the nation to the annual Na-tional Association of Black Journalists Convention and Career Fair in New Orleans, LA on August 9-13. This year’s theme was “Power Up and Break Through.” Attendees en-joyed a jam-packed week full of panel discussions, workshops, and networking mixers at the host hotel, Hilton New Orleans Riverside.
Look out, the shark is in town! Entrepreneur Daymond John of ABC’s Shark Tank and Miller Lite brought their Tap the Future Live Pitch Tour to Houston for the fifth year. Tap the Future is an annual business competition that awards one lucky winner $100,000 to fund their next business venture.
After ripping the runways in Africa and Paris, penetrating fashion brand, Gaelle brought her intrinsic designs to Houston for a four-day fashion event dubbed Houston Iconic Fashion Week. Houston Style Magazine was of course on the scene at the culminating activity of the week that was a night full of glitz and glamour at the Houston Iconic Fashion Week Charity Show. Ending everything on a high note, the show was hosted by designer and stylist best known as the long-time fashion mind behind legendary R&B star Beyoncé, Ty Hunter and South African media personality Bonang Matheba.
No matter how famous he gets, Drake will always give credit to Houstonians for helping his star rise. He shows his deep appreciation for that special love Houstonians have showered him with by pouring it right back on us with his annual Houston Appreciation Weekend (HAW).
Cypress area residents will have a new reason to get fit with the opening of VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa. Having its grand opening this past Tuesday, July 25, the luxury family friend gym is the fifth location for the franchise and only the second in Texas. A sixth location is planned for Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Emmy award winning Tim Meadows made his way to Houston for two-night comedy showcase at the longest-running comedy club in the city, the Joke Joint, on July 7-8.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is continuing their ongoing support of the higher education of youth at their annual scholarship banquet with the awarding of over $8 million in scholarships.
Houston Host Memorable Celebration for Gospel Artist Earnest Pugh’s Top 20 Billboard Single "I Need You to Breathe"
It was an evening full of praise and worship for Dr. Earnest Pugh’s Billboard Celebration. Memphis native, Earnest Pugh, who recently moved to Houston, celebrated his eleventh Top 20 Billboard single, “I Need You to Breathe.”
Shea Moisture released a new ad as part of their #BreakTheWalls campaign on their Facebook page Monday that sparked controversy on Twitter. The video features an African American woman, and in an attempt to expand their current demographic, also features two Caucasian women. The video opens with a black woman sharing her personal experiences with “hair hate,” then quickly switches to two white women discussing their issues with hair. The ad tries to push the message, “break free from hair hate” and “embrace hair love in every form,” but the intended message seems to get lost by including white women in the ad.