Tuesday, February 15, 2011

A Star Is Born: The Trinity presented by Diamonds In The Rough...Finding The Spirit In Me!

A STAR IS BORN TALENT EVENTS gives its 3rd annual talent showcase and competition called, "A Star Is Born: The Trinity!"  It will take place at the Iglesia Cristiana Renacer 579 Clinton Ave, Bridegport, CT 06605.  Tickets are $20 by 4/30/11 or $30 at door.  This is a Diamonds In The Rough production produced by Min. Che'ri Humphrey, MSED, Founder & Presidenthttp://www.cherihumphrey.com/ and www.youtube.com/Cheri328

Competition for ages 8-18 yrs old who are unsigned and need an opportunity to express themselves in a positive forum that will enhance their self-esteem and get them some exposure.  Auditions in Bridgeport 2/26/11 from 12:30-2:30pm on 925 Broad Street Burrough-Sadens Library; in Stamford on 3/5/11 at the Ferguson Library on Atlantic Street from 1-3pm.  Call for private auditions in NYC.  New Haven and Hartford audition dates coming soon.  Each youth has 3 minutes, must bring parent, registration fee $15 per child, max 4 in a group, in areas of:  Singing, dancing, rappin, poetry, drama, and instrumental (bring own instrument).  Star Diamond winner receives cash, trophy, radio, tv, and publication space in my column Talk 2 Me! at www.examiner.com/christianity-in-hartford/che-ri-humphrey and see http://www.ditrfindingthespiritinme.org/ (revised soon)

Hosted by Mondo.  Guest speaker "Bookie."  Featuring artists are:  Two time nominated The Velasquez Family Singers, Najiyah Threatt* seen on Apollo with Monique, Award winning Tashana Perry, Breyonna & Rya Clark, Nathan Polite Jr., Pearl Bailey's relative Emony Bailey, Day Farrell, Father's Sons, Lauren Stevens, True Words, 3 yr old Carnatia, Solomon Shabazz, & Treasure. 

Judges are Jerry Green of WNHU/WJRG, actor Guy Fortt* from the Color Purple & "The Interpretor," Author Corrine "Coco" Melvin*, Award winning poet from McCafe Midnight, recording artist Esteban Ramos of Alter Call Band, Richard "Cookie" Thomas jazz artist, Angela Edwards community leader, & more.

Contact: DITR, PO Box 17183, Stamford, CT 06907, cherihum@yahoo.com, 203-952-9807.
See www.blogtalkradio.com/talk2cheri for details, or email me for more inf.

Looking for angel investors to assist in our non for profit/LLC status and future site, volunteers, committee members seasoned in the Lord, those with experience in accounting, law, administration, talent scouting, fundraising, marketing, and grant writing.  Donations can be made to Che'ri Humphrey or my paypal at chum308@hotmail.com we are in need of funding, bibles, laptop, donated items for talent show, and donations toward our talent show in total of $3,500.  God bless you!


  1. Blessings to all. Anyone interested in more information on talent show A STAR IS BORN: THE TRINITY! MAY 14TH go to www.talk2cheri.blogspot.com and this gives information on poetry contest deadline 4/10. Just added, Bpt Lib audition on 3/12 10am-11:30 & 2/26 12:30-2:30 as stated; Hartford 31 Prospect St at Gtr Faith Min at 11am-1 on 3/19; Stamford 3/5 from 1-3pm, NYC call 4 private audition, New Haven tba this week. Call 203-952-9807. WIN CASH, TROPHY, RADIO/TV & PUBLCTN SPC ages 8-18 yrs.

  2. *Win $200, radio time, publication space*
    Also, poem will be read at DITR’s 3rd Annual Talent Showcase & Competition on May 14th2011
    & you will receive a radio interview on www.blogtalkradio.com/talk2cheri * 2,362 listeners as of Feb 21. 2011

    Contest given by Che’ri Humphrey, www.cherihumphrey.com, www.youtube.com/Cheri328

    What do you have to lose? You have to be in it 2 win it!

    Rules to enter the open door for you to gain exposure & cash:

    Must be 18 yrs old & be a US citizen

    Submit a one time non-refundable entry fee of $40 by postal money order only made payable to:
    Ms. Che’ri Humphrey, PO Box 17183, Stamford, CT 06907, or via pay-pal to Cheri Humphrey at chum308@hotmail.com

    Submit poem and fee by April 10th 2011.

    Word count must be 1,500 words or less

    Subject is: “The Trinity” (in the Christian Faith) based on content, originality, depth, truth, creativity

    Proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation please. If illegible it will be discarded.

    No profanities or sexual innuendos, family friendly-appropriate material

    Typed in Microsoft Word 97-03 using white paper with no added pictures and extras.

    One author of poem only of original work

    Send entry as Word attachment to cherihumphrey@gmail.com only
    or to above PO Box mailing address by 4/10/11 with entry fee. Entries submitted after the deadline will be discarded.

    One winner will be chosen by 4/28/11 & posted on Gmail & Yahoo acct, Facebook, on
    www.blogtalkradio.com/talk2cheri and on www.twitter.com/talk2cheri, and on
    www.examiner.com/christianity-in-hartford/che-ri-humphrey by 5/28/11

    No phone calls please, or emails asking if you have won, or you will be disqualified, unless you are
    notified by Ms. Humphrey herself that you have won after your entry is submitted, and contest is done.

    Please include your name, address, age & DOB, email, 2 numbers to reach you. God bless & good luck!

    *Terms and rules of the contest are subject to change. You will be notified on 4/28/11 if you have won provided contact information is correct and current. You have 30 days from date of winning to submit correct contact information or your prizes will be forfeited. If you haven’t won you will not be notified, only if you have. Allow 30 days for submission of $200 prize provided a minimum of $1000 is accumulated in entry submissions by 4/10/11. No responses will be given before contest is done on 4/10/11 & winner is selected on 4/28/11.

  3. Updated information on auditions: added Stetson Library 200 Dixwell Ave, New Haven CT 4/6 & 4/13 from 5-8pm, and Burrough-Sadens Library on 3/12 from 10-11:30am, Cross ST AME Church in Middletwon TBA.