Jacob Interviews….Next to Normal’s Nicole Capri

By: Jacob Elyachar One of the most intriguing Broadway musicals that appeared on the Great White Way in the past decade is Next to Normal.   This rock opera won three 2009 Tony Awards and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, it was eighth musical to win the award as it joined Rent, How to Succeed […]

Jacob Interviews….From Fit2Fat2Fit’s Drew Manning

By: Jacob Elyachar Last December, I had the opportunity to correspond with personal trainer Drew Manning.   When I contacted him, he just finished the fat stage of his journey and was in the early part of his weight loss journey.  This morning on ABC’s Good Morning America, Drew revealed the results of his weight loss […]

Jacob Interviews….DJ Ashton Martin

By:  Jacob Elyachar Five years ago, Ashton Martin graduated from the University of Kansas; he began the journey to nightlife dominance.   Under the wings of DJ B-Stee and DJ Archie, Ashton began to blossom as a DJ.    Now, he is one of the Midwest’s most popular DJs as his mixes have been listened at numerous […]

Jacob Interviews….Irv Da Phenom

  By: Jacob Elyachar One of the acts that will be taking the Dancefestopia stage tomorrow is Irv da Phenom.   Under the watchful eye of his mentor: Tech N9ne, Irv has grown into an impeccable rapper that specializes in “Human Music.”   He recently released a new album: Who the Expletive is Irv da Phenom?  and […]

Jacob Interviews…Sideswipe’s Matt Mullins

By: Jacob Elyachar For the past couple of years, Matt Mullins has been at the top of his game.    He created the Sideswipe Performance Team, an Xtreme Martial Arts group that have made appearances on 30 Seconds to Fame and participated on two seasons of America’s Got Talent.   Since those appearances on the NBC hit […]

Jacob Interviews…The Voice’s Kim Yarbrough, Part One

    By: Jacob Elyachar One of the strongest performers that appeared on the second season of The Voice was 51-year-old Kim Yarbrough.    Since her Blind Audition, she captured the audience with her enchanting voice.   But before she went on the NBC hit, Kim already had quite the resume.   She has performed in countless theatrical […]

Jacob Interviews…Author Keven Newsome

By: Jacob Elyachar My series on Rising Authors continues as I sat down with New Orleans-based author Keven Newsome.   In addition to his responsibilities as a graduate student at the New Orleans Baptists Theological Seminary, he founded and is the administrator for the New Authors’ Fellowship and creates multimedia pieces for Newsome Creative.   Recently, he […]

Jacob Interviews…I Am Ocilla Author Diane M. Graham

By: Jacob Elyachar One author that avid readers will be hearing more of in the upcoming months is Diane M. Graham.     The eastern Oklahoma author recently just released her first full-length fantasy novel: I Am Ocilla.   This book focuses on the journey of Ocilla and her journey to stop an evil stranger from taking over […]

Jacob Interviews….Jersey Boys’ Colby Foytik

By: Jacob Elyachar One of the greatest Broadway musicals that was released in the last decade is Jersey Boys.    The show follows the high and lows of the legendary musical career of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.  Jersey Boys has received dozens of awards including three Tony Awards and a Grammy for Best Musical […]

Jacob Interviews….LLS Man of the Year Candidate Matt Besler

By: Jacob Elyachar When he is not defending his fellow Sporting Kansas City teammates during soccer matches at Livestrong Sporting Park in Kansas City, Matt Besler continues to be an ambassador of hope off the field as a candidate for the Mid-America chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Man of the Year.    Recently, jacobelyacharjournalist.com […]

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