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Christine

New York City, New York, United States | SELF

New York City, New York, United States | SELF
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Elliot Carlyle, Public Relations & Event Manager
OBVIOUS Magazine
Phone: (347) 270-8041
Email: press@obviousmag.com

OBVIOUS Magazine presents ‘What’s Next’ in NYC
An intimate preview of the next wave of creativity

NEW YORK, NY (July 2010) OBVIOUS Magazine is setting events in motion leading up to the release of the double fashion issue coming in September with the ‘What’s Next’ event. The event will be a feature of art, music and fashion with a host of VIP Honorees. This high-profile gathering will take place Friday, July 30, 2010, from 7pm to 10pm at Hudson Terrace, 621 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036.

OBVIOUS Magazine, an fashion and empowerment publication serving since September 2008 has attracted a consistent and interactive worldwide audience in just two years. The magazine has continued to be a source of fashion & lifestyle reviews, highlights, features and buzz that has made it a reputable and highly respected name and source in the industry. The What’s Next event is sure to further stir the anticipation of the readers, supporters and friends to OBVIOUS everywhere. Coming soon is the official release of their double issue September issue which will be held during Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week in September 2010.

Honorees are: Photographer – Itaysha Jordan, Recording Artist – Galaxy of Tar (lead singer is Naima Cycle 4 Winner of ANTM), Designer – Beautifully Damaged (Michael Cuff), Athlete - Demarco Majors, Recording Artist – Christine, Designers – Sachika Twins (To-Tam and To-Nya), Recording Artist - Chris Santiago, Artist – Rodney White, Designer – Gwen Beloti, Photographer – Jason Obrotka, Red NYC Models Shawn Sutton and Salieu Jalloh and Wardrobe Stylist – Douglas Hickman, Jr. “I personally selected all of the honorees because they truly represent artistic value. It was very important as a publisher to make known what these creative individuals have to offer.” says Jerris Madison, Publisher | Creative Director.

This is a private invite but has limited access to the public. There is no cover. For entry consideration, send RSVP request for the event contact: rsvp@obviousmag.com. This is a Gady, Inc. and Elay Group event and hosted by The Hudson Terrace.

For more information about OBVIOUS Magazine visit the new web site at: www.obviousmag.com.
- Obvious Magazine


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Music today is filled with such predictable, forced and formulated standards that we forget about what’s truly refreshing; genuine talent. This is what you hear when you listen to the pristine pop sound of Christine. This 22-year-old hailing from Long Island, New York is a fresh face to the industry that won’t soon be forgotten. Christine is a natural born talent who is bred from a musical family including a grandfather who was a jazz musician and an uncle, Vincent Cafiso, who makes up half of the indie-pop duo Joy Zipper. Singing was always in Christine’s heart. As a little girl she sang Mariah Carey’s “Vision of Love” for hours walking through the living room, gathering anyone who would listen. Today she is set to gather the world and seek the horizon as her stage. Christine honed her skill at Long Island’s Hewlett High School as a classically trained vocalist, prepping herself for musical theater as she entered Hofstra University in 2006. The thrill of theater ran its course after two years. In 2008 she transferred to Pace University in Manhattan to study English, however songwriting was the only written language she could focus on. Christine wanted to sing and no amount of schooling could prepare her to be a pop star. She dropped out of college in the summer of 2009 to pursue her dream of becoming a singer.
One night during an open mic session at Marfa Music lounge in the East Village, Christine caught the eyes of her manager, Dr. Syleecia Thompson (founder of DYG Management Group), while singing “I Have Nothing” by Whitney Houston. Given the irony of song choice, Dr. Thompson saw something special in Christine and knew she had to grab her before some shark came along who would taint her talent. “I love the tones of her voice and there is a certain edginess and innocence to her. I think she has the makings of a super star that has longevity,” said Dr. Thompson. Christine has a look that can’t be boxed in: a daring and free style which she simply describes as “classic”. She can go from funky to sophisticated in a matter of seconds, all with a flick of her hair. Noting the star quality of her new artist, Dr. Thompson immediately headed for a photo shoot and the recording studio with Christine who is currently working on a killer demo. Listeners will hear original songs written by Christine like “Take It Back”, a song about a great relationship turned wrong once cheating and lying came into play. Listeners will also hear songs written by other songwriters like “See Saw” (written by Syleena Johnson), a song about accepting and moving on from an up and down relationship. Christine sings, “But I don’t really wanna keep doing this cause it’s a see saw one minute up then we’re down again. Can’t keep pretending like we’re much more than this we’re just a see saw I think it’s time to move on from this love”. Christine’s presence is stunning and her crystal clear voice is sure to quench the pop palate. She is an all eyes on me performer who will stop you in your tracks to get a glimpse of the vivacious voice.