*On Saturday November 7, 2020 the Los Angeles “Uplifting Minds II” Entertainment Conference, celebrating 21 years of community service, goes on-line via Zoom Video Conferencing to address the venue-restrictions due to the pandemic. The “ULMII” Entertainment Conference will be held from 1 – 3 p.m. offering a Panel of Industry Professionals for a Q and A Session, a talent showcase of a professional act(s) and a talent competition displaying 10 acts (singers, songwriters, dancers or actors) that have a chance to win over $15,000 valued in prizes. The prizes for winning acts include the “ULMII Award;” studio recording time (www.DustDemAFF.com); legal contracts/agreements (www.LawyersRock.com); an appearance on a national television show (www.MelodyTrice.com) and so much more.
Founded in 1999 by syndicated entertainment columnist Eunice Moseley (www.ThePulseofEntertainment), the “ULMII” Conference (www.UpliftingMinds2.com) maybe one of the longest running entertainment conferences in Los Angeles. The free conference is also held annually in Baltimore, and for its first three years was offered in the communities of Houston and Atlanta. Through the years panelists have included comedian/actress Luenell (Stolen 3), Grammy winning singer/songwriter Brenda Russell (“Piano in the Dark”), Grammy winning singer/songwriter Deniece Williams (“Free”), singer/actress Keke Palmer (“True Jackson, VP”), Rapper MC Lyte, and actress Ellia English (“Curve Your Enthusiasm,” “Good Luck Charlie”).
Success stories of participating talent are impressive and include Grammy Award winning Miguel, a Los Angeles competitor who was sign by “ULMII” panelist to Jive Records; actress Naturi Naughton (STARZ “Power”), a Baltimore competitor was scouted by Broadway at the event; performers, songwriters and producers Featherstone (Dru Hill’s “I Should Be”) song was heard by SisQo of Dru Hill, there to support ”ULMII” panelist Jazz (Dru Hill) and decided to use the song on the 3rd Dru Hill album, and actor, singer, dancer RoShon Fegan (Disney’s “Shake It Up” & “Camp Rock”/ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars), manager said what he learned from the panel helped him take RoShon to the next level – which was a starring role in a Disney sitcom.
Space is limited in the Saturday, November 7th Los Angeles “Uplifting Minds II” Entertainment Conference, powered by Zoom Video Conferencing, so RSVP now to attend at www.EventBrite.com or to perform at www.UpliftingMinds2.com or you can email [email protected] to do both.
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