“See this intimate interview with Lady Gaga as she talks about the struggles in the music business and how she got where she is today. Very inspiring interview!

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Kalan Wi are a roots infused cultural group that uses the traditional Lil’wat language and chanting styles to create their own brand of world beat music.

In the Lil’wat language Kalan wi means to “listen, pay attention now”. For more info: www.kalanwi.com

Junior “The Real Deal” Moar started boxing at an early age and quickly developed a newfound love for the sweet science. Throughout his amateur career as a boxer, he quickly became an elite young fighter in his hometown of Winnipeg, MB. Moar won numerous Golden Gloves, Silver Gloves, as well as provincial tournaments while he was still young, and became the national champion in 1997 and 1998.

In 1997, Moar was voted the best boxer of the national championship tournament, and he is currently the reigning Canadian Light-Heavyweight Champion. Having fought mainly in Canada throughout his career, Moar had his debut bout as a professional fighter in the United States in late 2010. His latest match was a successful title defense against fellow Canadian Michael Walchuk. For more info: www.juniormoar.com

Defenders of the Faith are a hip-hop/rap duo hailing from Vancouver, B.C. Established officially in 2004, the duo consists of long time collaborators, and solo artists, CHECKMATE and CONCISE. CHECKMATE is well known as one of the principle writers and performers in the Juno award winning hit single and video “Northern Touch”(Rascalz 2000), and his 2 full length titles “Welcome to theGame”(2001) and “Checkmate presents…Game Related”(2005).

CONCISE is well known as one of the principle composers of the hit single “Fuel Injected”(Swollen Members 2003), and his Juno nominated solo full-length “FAME”(2005). As a group, Defenders of the Faith released their debut full-length album “African Kings” in 2008, aswell as two mixtapes “Pandemic”(2008), and “Power and Glory”(2009). These recent projects have all been released under Defendersmusic.ca, a label and website formed in 2007. For more info: www.defendersmusic.ca

Looking for a professional to host or mc your event? Hollywood Harv is your man. Chances are that if you’re reading this page, then you’ve already seen HH enthrall audiences with his wit, charm, and humor. Harv has over 400 successful events under his belt and can perform in english, punjabi, and hindi.

So whether its a wedding, birthday, engagement, fundraiser, talent show, concert, auction, or something new, HH is up for the challenge. Harv’s schedule does fill up fast so book now. Your guests will appreciate his talent, sincerety, and professionalism. For more info: www.hollywoodharvcomedy.com

Sarah K is a 25 year old aspiring R&B singer from Vancouver, Canada who first started writing songs at age 13. She knew then that music was the path she wanted to take in life. Her passion quickly grew from writing songs to performing live. Sarah K’s inspirations as a songwriter came from artists such as Mariah Carey, “I love the way Mariah injects her own life experiences into her music, and I want to reveal that same honesty in my music.”, Alicia Keyes soulful voice and Lauren Hill’s urban sound and ties to hip hop.

All were important influences that helped Sarah K shape her sound. Today, you will find Sarah K listening to Joss Stone, and Ne-Yo on her IPod. For more info: www.mercurymanagementcanada.com

Salgado began his career at the youth ranks of top Mexican club Guadalajara. He courted controversy when he left the Mexican club side to pursue a career with the United States U-20 national team.[1] He had previously represented Mexico at U-20[2] and U-17 level.[3] Salgado signed with Major League Soccer shortly after leaving Chivas and was made eligible for the 2011 MLS SuperDraft.

In the meantime, he trained with the Vancouver Whitecaps,[4] Portland Timbers[4] and Everton.[1] He was chosen first overall in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft by Vancouver, and made his professional debut on April 10, 2011 in a game against Houston Dynamo. He scored his first professional goal in his full debut for the Whitecaps on April 30, 2011 against the Columbus Crew. For more info: www.whitecapsfc.com

Michael Fraser creates a soundtrack of gypsy, jazz and house beats fused with live violin. His musical stylings have been known to induce dancefloor’gasms both under the sun and into the night. Michael’s musical journey began on a waiting list for violin lessons before he was even born.

After years of traditional musical training he hit the streets busking gypsy and jazz standards. You could say he was predetermined to be musical and destined for the limelight. For more info visit: www.michaelfraserviolin.com

Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych. is an innovator in the area of psychological health and wellness. She develops strategies for coping with life’s most common and difficult challenges, reaching beyond the clinic and classroom to spread powerful coping tools as widely as possible. A dynamic and engaging speaker, Dr. Samra presents her work extensively at the invitation of organizations across North America. Dr. Samra’s talent for presenting innovative research in an entertaining and accessible way ensures a busy schedule of speaking and interview engagements.

Dr. Samra is a featured clinical expert in all three seasons of the Animal Planet docu-reality series “Confessions: Animal Hoarding”, developed by the producers of the critically acclaimed A & E series “Intervention”. She appears as co-host and financial expert in “The Million Dollar Neighbourhood”, a series by Force Four Entertainment for OWN: for the Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada) and as a Psychological Consultant to CityTV’s “The Bachelor Canada.” She also writes a weekly “Ask the Health Expert” column for The Globe and Mail. For info please visit: www.drjotisamra.com

 ‘Shizzle’ the oneman band combines the heavy hitting dancehall rhythms of shaggy, the roots rock reggae of Bob Marley and the sexy island style of Kevin Lyttle to create a tropical dance party. Clyde aka Shizzle, guitarist, composer, singer/songwriter was born on the tiny island of Bequia, in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Although in his home country the predominant music is calypso and soca, from an early age he was captivated by the pulsating sounds of Dancehall reggae. He describes his musical style as a wicked combination of soca, soul, hip hop and reggae. For more info visit Shizzle on FaceBook.

For six years she was the Food and Lifestyle Editor of The Gleaner Company in Jamaica. She has taught media courses at Northern Caribbean University and the University of the West Indies (Jamaica), as well through the Continuing Education departments of the Etobicoke, Vancouver and Langley (Canada) school boards. Miss Cameron is a graduate of the well known Ryerson School of Journalism in Toronto. She is writer and editor who grew up in Canada and worked in Toronto and Vancouver as a journalist and promotions consultant before returning to Jamaica in 1998.

Grace Cameron is the publisher and Editor-in-Chief of JamaicanEats magazine, an international food magazine for people who are interested in the Caribbean. JamaicanEats was launched in the summer of 2006 and is distributed in the Caribbean, North America and the U.K. Miss Cameron has also conducted communication workshops — including how to be media savvy and the art of conversation. For more info visit: www.jamaicaneats.com