A Conversation with Barbara Padilla

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is such a joy to welcome one of my all-time favorite popera songbirds to Jake’s Take. Soprano Barbara Padilla first came into the public eye when she delivered a powerful cover of the opera standard “O Mio Babbino Caro” during the America’s Got Talent: Season Four Houston auditions. After […]

Catching Up With Josh Skinner (The 2015 Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I cannot believe that it has been over two years since my mentor, Josh Skinner, visited Jake’s Take. A lot has changed for the media personality as he prepares to help launch the CW’s Hot Video Countdown with his fellow co-hosts Brit Sheridan (Supernatural), Sam Sarpong (BET’s All Access) and Deja […]

The Five Question Challenge with That Poppy

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One of the most intriguing artists who is fascinating music fans and social media users around the world is That Poppy. After accumulating over 9,000 Facebook fans and 16,000 Instagram followers with her captivating posts, the Nashville singer-songwriter’s quirky personality caught the attention of Island Records. Before she joined artists such […]

The Five Question Challenge with Bari Leigh

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I am so delighted to welcome Bari Leigh to Jake’s Take. The Nashville-based singer-songwriter is the latest artist to follow in the musical footsteps of several iconic superstars such as Dolly Parton, Etta James and Bobbie Gentry. Like her heroes, Ms. Leigh took a bold step that sets herself apart from […]

The Five Question Challenge with Jeff Dye

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Tonight is the last night of NBC’s I Can Do That! For the past couple of weeks, six celebrities were challenged to go outside of their comfort zone and perform with outstanding entertainment acts such as the Harlem Globetrotters, the Blue Man Group, Jabbawockeez and the cast of Avenue Q. Since […]

A Conversation with Dessy Di Lauro

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome Dessy Di Lauro to this edition of A Conversation. The Montreal native turned Los Angeles transplant is at the forefront of a new kind of musical genre called: Neo-Ragtime. In order to get create this superb musical hybrid, Ms. Di Lauro took the music shaped […]

The Five Question Challenge with WBFF Competitor Brian Cook

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com If you missed my “Five Question Challenge” with WBFF Competitor Logan Montgomery, click here: http://jakes-take.com/2015/06/the-five-question-challenge-with-wbff-competitor-logan-montgomery/ 2015 will go down in the World Beauty Fitness & Fashion Inc. (WBFF)’s history books as the year of the transformations! The fitness and fashion competition introduced a new category, transformations, which emphases on the individual’s […]

The Five Question Challenge with WBFF Competitor Logan Montgomery

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com I cannot believe that the WBFF US Central Show was just five days ago! I am always in awe of the athletes that step on stage to compete for a pro card every time I cover the WBFF US Central Show. Among the competitors that impressed me the most was first-timer […]

A Conversation with Forte Tenors’ Josh Page

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is an honor to welcome tenor Josh Page to Jake’s Take. His passion for music and vocals led him to work with a diverse group of artists such as Andrea Bocelli, Charice, Delta Goodrem, Jackie Evancho and Josh Groban. However, Josh captured the world’s attention three years ago, when […]

Catching Up with Fit2Fat2Fit’s Drew Manning (The 2015 Edition)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is always a privilege to have my friend, Drew Manning, visit Jake’s Take. The New York Times Best Selling Author and Fit2Fat2Fit founder has continued his mission to enlighten millions of people around the world about health and fitness! In this edition of Catching Up, Drew talked about his latest […]

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