DECORATING/ DENISE SIMONS/ LIFESTYLE WITH DENISE SIMONS: Denise demonstrated how you can make your own topiary. Get more decorating ideas when you watch "Life Style with Denise Simons" every Monday night at 9:00p.m. on NewsChannel5+, Comcast 250, Charter Channel 150 and Digital 5.2. Also, see Denise this weekend at the Home Decorating and Remodeling Show at the Music City Center. For more information, visit www.lifestylewithdenisesimons.com.
FASHION/ AMANDA VALENTINE/ LOCAL FASHION DESIGNER: Project Runway's Season 11 finalist, Amanda Valentine gave us a sneak peek of some of her latest designs. Her designs will be featured at runway show "Nashville is Nowville", a benefit for the T.J. Martell Foundation on Saturday, September 7 at 6:30 p.m. All proceeds go to the T.J. Martell Foundation supporting Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS research. Join them in Smyrna at the hangar of Corporate Flight Management (276 Doug Warpoole Rd. Smyrna, TN 37167) for this great event. For more information contact the T.J. Martell Foundation at (615) 256-2002. Her clothing line can be found The Trunk Nashville at 1006 Fatherland Street, Suite 202 , Nashville, TN 37206.
AUTHOR/DR. SYBRIL BENNETT/NEW BOOK "INNOVATE": Dr. Sybril introduced her new book, "Innovate," which is about what entrepreneurship, the internet and the Underground Railroad all have in common, and how it can help us all understand the world as it is today. She will be doing a book signing at the African Street Festival located at 28th and Jefferson Streets in Hadley Park on Saturday, September 21, 3:00-5:00p.m. She will be doing a Book Talk and signing her book Tuesday, September 24, 7:00-8:00p.m. in the Belmont University Massey Boardroom located at 1900 Belmont Blvd. In addition, she will be signing her new book at the Alkebu-Lan Images Bookstore Booth. She will also be signing her book on Saturday, September 28, 1:00-3:00p.m. at Victor Chatman Studios in the Crossings Event Center located at 5380 Hickory Hollow Parkway, Nashville.