Get Em Girls book signing tonight & RBW Spotlight : Michaela Angela Davis

If you didn't know... my girlies... the Get Em Girls, recently released their 2nd cookbook, The Get 'Em Girls' Guide to the Perfect Get-Together. I am extremely proud of them. If you are in NYC, you definitely want to stop by their book signing TONIGHT from 7pm-9pm at Borders in Columbus Circle. Here's a little summary of the book so that you know you have to get it to compliment the first book.
For women with an appetite for life -- the Get 'Em Girls' new cookbook is filled with recipes that will make every occasion one to savor!

Who is a Get 'Em Girl? She's a smart, savvy urban professional with a great job, loyal friends, and plenty of style. Still, the working world can really limit time with loved ones and the big city can get very lonely. But here's a well-known fact: Cooking for special ones is more meaningful (and cheaper) than dining out. The Get 'Em Girls' Guide to the Perfect Get-Together will inspire you to round up those special people and show them just how much they matter!

Birthday, family reunion, picnic, baby shower, dinner party, holiday feast, or just poker night -- whatever the occasion -- The Get 'Em Girls' Guide to the Perfect Get-Together has you covered from tips on organizing to setting the mood for a party and more than 140 easy and delicious recipes, including:

- Maple Pecan Crumble French Toast Casserole for a Sunday brunch to impress your new sweetheart's parents

- Lump crab salad tea sandwiches to add a delicious touch to a baby shower

- Spice-rubbed grilled tilapia for a fantastic family reunion

-Beer-batter shrimp with spicy tartar sauce for a knockout fight night bash

- A sinfully good "Cocoa Cure Chocolate Martini" for an in-house cocktail party

And much more! With their trademark witty commentary and innate flair, the Get 'Em Girls dish the secrets to creating mouthwatering, unforgettable meals that don't require hours of planning, dicing, and fretting -- short on prep time but long on taste. This guide to entertaining is a can't-fail classic and a must-have in your kitchen!


The book signing tonight with be hosted by Michaela Angela Davis, so I figured why not do an RBW Spotlight on her right now as well since its been a minute since I've done one.
If you don't know who she is as an urban blogger or writer than you haven't been studying your craft very well. She has been in the business for a long time as a critic and a writer on fashion, the urban lifestyle, race, gender, and the Hip Hop Culture. She has held high calibur positions at Essence, Honey, and Vibe magazines; been a celebrity stylist for too many to name but here are a few to show you that she's...in the words of The Clipse new song, "Kinda like a Big Deal,"
Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce, Prince, Diana Ross, Donald Trump, Mary J. Blige and LL Cool J. She's also been featured on camera in the documentary, Souls for Black Girls as well as the BET forum Hip Hop vs. America.

An avid public speaker, in 2006 and 2007, she co-produced the Essence Music Festival’s Empowerment Seminar Series as well as served as a speaker and/or moderator on the panels “Who You Calling a Ho? (2006) and “Sisters Take Issue with Our Images” (2007.) She's also contributed eye-opening commentary in several books including Everything But The Burden: What White People are Taking from Black Culture, and is the author of Beloved Baby, a scrapbook and journal to record important events in an African American baby's life.

Currently, Michaela is developing an “Urbanista” online magazine and television show, documentary film and book exploring race, gender, beauty and identity. She serves on the board of Black Girls Rock!, ImageNation, The Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School, and conducts her own monthly career-mentoring program, Salon de Shine.

6 comments

Keith May 18, 2009 at 2:36 PM

Must Mean I'm hip..I've seen her in at least two documentaries before.

blackwomenblowthetrumpet.blogspot.com May 18, 2009 at 4:30 PM

Hi there!

I didn't know about this book!!

Thanks for mentioning it!!

Peace, blessings and DUNAMIS!
Lisa


P.S. Feel free to drop by my blog forum and jump into the "fray" whenever you feel daring!! *smirks*

CC May 18, 2009 at 8:38 PM

This books looks too cute!

She W0rd Hustlez May 18, 2009 at 9:27 PM

Hm, this book looks pretty awesome.

Southern Girl May 19, 2009 at 5:35 PM

Thanks for posting. I went out and had a good time. And the Nuvo and red velvet cupcakes hit the spot.

suga May 27, 2009 at 4:29 PM

Love Michaela Angela Davis...she is definitely an inspiration

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