Monday Madness

Happy Monday!


Monday mornings are always rough for me, not just because it is the start of the traditional work week (which doesn’t really apply to me because when you own a business, work full time and freelance write, you work 24/7) but because it means that everything that I didn’t get a chance over weekend is now piled on my plate first thing Monday…I refuse to complain, however, this is the life I chose—and I love it. Call me a workaholic, glutton for punishment or any other interesting moniker, but at the end of the day, I’m here in this place….and happy to be here.


Anyway, one of the things I was able to do this weekend was solidify my CIAA event schedule…these are intimate, upscale events, so please secure your tickets early. All events will take place at PJ’s Lounge in the Epicentre in Uptown Charlotte. Expect to have a great time and to be treated like a VIP. Join us and truly party with a purpose.


February 27, 2009



Paparazzi Friday

Doors open at 8:00 p.m.

Admission is $10.00 before 11 p.m.

Dress Code: Fashion Forward. No Athletic Gear.

Paparazzi Friday is a creative vision featuring a live photo shoot in an upbeat, lounge environment, providing entertaining stimulus for all patrons. Music provided by dj rsenal. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Charlotte Literary Festival. Half priced bottles of wine, half priced tapas and $2.00 domestics.


February 28, 2009



Saturday Style Day Party

11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Fashion Show @ 2 p.m.)

Admission: $10.00 before 1 p.m.

Dress Code: Casual Chic. No Athletic Gear.

Mini Fashion Show and Cocktail Party. This event will serve at the official kick off for To Serve With Love Ministries, an organization dedicated to the battle against homelessness. Music provided by dj rsenal. A portion of the proceeds will benefit To Serve With Love. Drink Specials on Specialty Martinis and half-priced appetizers.


February 28, 2009



Jazz Infusion

Doors Open at 7:00 p.m. (Band starts at 9 p.m.)

Admission: $15.00 before 9 p.m.

Dress Code: Upscale Chic, Cocktail attire encouraged

Lounge environment for those seeking something a little different during CIAA weekend, complete with a live band (5th and York, playing elements of jazz, soul and funk from 9 p.m.-10 p.m. and that guy smitty spinning acid jazz & soulful tunes the rest of the night. Drink Specials on Specialty Martinis and half-priced appetizers.


Advanced Tickets are available and encouraged. Email or call 704.965.3297 for information.


I still have some limited sponsorship opportunities available; please let me know if you are interested in exposure for your business during what is, historically, one of the most popular weeks in Charlotte.

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