IRENE GANDY, MIKKI TAYLOR & SONIA ALLEYNE
Event Date: JANUARY 28, 2013 in NYC
IRENE GANDY, Tony award winning Broadway producer, manager and press agent, MKKI TAYLOR editor-at-large Essence Magazine and the quintessential authority on all matters regarding beauty, & SONIA ALLEYNE multimedia editorial director for all careers and lifestyle coverage at BLACK ENTERPRISE are being honored by INSPIRED IN NEW YORK on January 28, 2013 at Tian At The Riverbank in historic Harlem, NY.
Irene Gandy, Mikki Taylor & Sonia Alleyne were chosen to receive this recognition by the honorable Councilwoman Inez Dickens & Senator Bill Perkins due to their many years as innovators and trendsetters in the arts, media and entertainment industries. All honorees will receive a proclamation from New York for their contributions.
The crème de la crème of the entertainment industry will be in attendance to support and honor these trendsetters and innovators on their very special day.
Contributing Sponsors: MEGA Personalities, CME Group & Promotional Pro Ent.
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Walker International Communications Group
Walker International Communications Group (WICG) provides marketing consultation to arts organizations, performing arts, visual arts, dance companies, non-profit groups, Broadway and off Broadway productions. Among our clients are major performing arts organizations including: The Romare Bearden Foundation, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, The Caribbean Cultural Center, The Apollo Theater, The Sphinx Organization, Sony/BMG Music, WNYC Radio, Dance USA and the President’s Committee on Arts and Humanities. Broadway productions include: A Streetcar Named Desire featuring Blair Underwood, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, Baby It’s You, Alicia Keys’ Stick Fly, Thurgood starring Laurence Fishburne, Driving Miss Daisy featuring James Earl Jones and August Wilson’s Radio Golf. Off Broadway WICG has worked with The Signature Theatre Company, Cherry Lane Theatre, The New York Musical Theatre Festival and The New York Fringe Festival.
Walker International Communications Group has expanded its expertise into real estate development and was recently Media Director for The Lenox a luxury condominium in Harlem. In fall of 2008, WICG was appointed Publicist targeting the African American community for the release of George C. Wolfe’s film, Nights in Rodanthe starring Richard Gere and Diane Lane. WICG also provided media support for the opening and closing ceremonies of The Middle East International Film Festival.
In 2009 and 2010, Walker International Communications Group, Inc was awarded grants from the Theater Sub district Council to implement projects to diversify Broadway. Impact Broadway is a socially and technology driven audience development initiative serving 300 African American and Latino students throughout the 5 boroughs of New York City. These students have participated in Broadway productions, social networking and participation in seminars and lectures.
WICG is passionate about helping the arts flourish within our modern society. Since 1984 WICG, she has raised over $13 million in earned income promoting the arts to multicultural communities. WICG ensures the artistic visions of arts organizations are experienced by the artists and multicultural community, thus, increasing the growth of a diverse audience for the 21st century.