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“Believe Home” by Michelle Williams , a bedding and home collection premiered a sneak peek of the collection on EVINE Live September 2015. The line will officially launch in Spring 2016.

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Michelle Williams co-hosts Windy City Live

In addition to co-hosting “The Real”, Michelle Williams was also featured today as a co-host on Chicago’s “Windy City Live”. Michelle answered questions during a “Ask Michelle Anything” segment, plays a ‘At the Emojis’ game of Movie musicals and interviews Broadway in Chicago “The Naked Magicians” cast.

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Michelle Williams gets Real on her Best Revenge Body

Michelle Williams was a co-host for the second day in row on tv’s The Real. Michelle gave advice on body image, relationships and more. Plus, she helped interview actress Denise Boutte. Watch below:

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Michelle Williams co-hosts The Real

Michelle Williams was a guest co-host on tv’s The Real where she was a part of the ‘Girl Chat’ segment and revealed how she once caught an ex-boyfriend cheating on social media. Michelle also discussed if she would be in agreement for a Destiny’c Child biopic. Here are few clips below:

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Michelle Williams performs for the Chicago Voices Concert

What would happen if some of the greatest voices to come out of Chicago joined forces on a single stage?

You’d hear more than just jazz and rap, gospel and blues, classical and folk.

You’d encounter the sound of the city itself, for Chicago has nurtured and shaped all those idioms, and then some. Without the blues innovations of Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf, the gospel thunder of Mahalia Jackson, the folk incantations of Steve Goodman, the jazz seductions of Nat King Cole and the contributions of uncounted other Chicagoans, American music would be much the poorer.

Anyone who doubts that proposition probably was not at the Civic Opera House on Saturday evening, when opera star Renee Fleming and a stylistically far-reaching cast of singers staged a three-hour marathon aptly titled “Chicago Voices Concert.” More than just a gathering of musically wide-ranging performers, the event made tangible this city’s enormous impact on how America — and, arguably, the world — sings.

You didn’t have to be a Chicagoan to be struck by the caliber of these performers and the musical lineage that led up to them, the city’s musical history illuminated via several videos shown between songs. Though the evening certainly had its minor flaws and programming omissions, the sheer sweep of the proceedings and breadth of musical languages made this a concert like none other (it was filmed for broadcast March 30 on WTTW-Ch. 11).

True, we hear plenty of jazz, blues, gospel, classical, pop, rock and you-name-it at the city’s summertime music festivals and all year long in Chicago clubs and concert halls. But when an event packs so much content into a single night and flows this smoothly (despite so many moving parts), you realize that you’re encountering more than just another entertainment.

For “Chicago Voices” amounted to an unapologetically proud statement about what this city has meant to the art of song, the evidence mounting one full-throated tune at a time.

Add to this folk legend John Prine’s soft-but-searing performances of his “Angel from Montgomery” and “Hello in There” (which brought the room to a hush), Broadway singer Jessie Mueller’s slow-build-big-finish version of “She Used to Be Mine” and gospel vocalist Michelle Williams’ jubilant account of “How I Got Over” (backed by the sumptuous Voices of Trinity Mass Choir), and you had a deeply satisfying tour of melody-making forged in Chicago.

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Source: Chicago Tribune

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Michelle Williams Set for Gala at Chicago Lyric Opera

Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller and Michelle Williams are the latest to join the lineup for the Chicago Voices gala, which will be held February 4, 2017, at the Chicago Lyric Opera’s Civic Opera House.

Lyric Opera creative consultant Renée Fleming and Lyric Unlimited have joined forces to present Chicago Voices, a multi-year initiative celebrating Chicago’s vibrant, diverse vocal music culture.

The gala, a signature event of Chicago Voices, will feature Fleming alongside an array of talent with deep ties to Chicago, paying tribute to the city’s rich musical traditions.

Performers also include Shemekia Copeland, The Handsome Family, Matthew Polenzani, and John Prine, with more to be announced. Five-time Jeff Award winner Doug Peck is the evening’s musical director.

To learn more about the year-long Chicago Voices initiative, visit ChicagoVoices.org. For more information and tickets, visit LyricOpera.org.

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Source: Playbill

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Ebony.com: Michelle Williams ‘Believes’ in Her New Home Bedding Collection

Heello 2017! Out with the old, in with the new! The best way to usher in the newness of a new year, is to refresh your space. Grammy award winning singer and songwriter Michelle Williams has added another receipt to her lengthy resume with her new home collection “Believe at Home.” Standing firmly behind the affirmation ‘Believe,’ Williams put her faith into action and created a colorful collection of home products sold exclusively through EVINE to help give the rooms in your home a breath of fresh air. The new collection is just what the doctor ordered, so EBONY caught up with the child of destiny to find out why we all should become believers.

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Michelle Williams chats with the Houston Chronicle ahead of holiday event

Next year marks two decades since the release of “No, No, No,” the first single from Houston-born girl group Destiny’s Child. But, perhaps more important, it’s been more than a decade since the group went on hiatus.
A couple of recent online blips grew hopes that the trio would reunite for 2017.

Members Michelle Williams, Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland recently participated in the Mannequin Challenge, a viral video craze that requires participants to remain frozen for several seconds. And an official DC3 Instagram account popped up in October.

Williams answers the reunion question before it’s even asked during a recent interview.

“We don’t talk about it,” she says. “When we get together, we’re so happy to see each other that doesn’t come to mind.”I think we were all shocked at the Instagram page. None of us knew about it. Everybody’s like, ‘Oh, my God, they’re doing something, it’s verified.’ It is a blessing that people still say, ‘Are y’all gonna get together?’ Heck, when I see Justin Timberlake, I’m gonna ask him, ‘When is NSync getting back together?’

“I don’t have the answers, other than we love each other and that’s it. I’m probably gonna find out when y’all find out.”

Williams joined Destiny’s Child in 2000 and became part of the group’s final lineup, contributing to the “Survivor” and “Destiny Fulfilled” albums. She was the first member to release a solo album, 2002’s “Heart to Yours,” and has found success in the gospel and dance genres.

That solo shine extends to the holidays as Williams will headline the 97th annual Mayor’s Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting Friday at City Hall. Before the caroling begins, she talked Christmas memories, 2017 goals and why you’ll never see her fighting for sweaters at a mall.

Q: You lived in Houston during the DC3 days. What comes to mind when you think of the city?
A: The very, very first time I came to Houston. And the reason why I came to Houston was to finally meet my sisters Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland. Pappadeaux comes to mind. The food. My old apartment that I used to have.

Q: Are you big on Christmas?
A: It’s a time when you’re able to be home with your family. I’ve traveled close to 200,000 miles this year, just on one airline. I live in the Chicago area, so it’s cold up here. I do not look forward to that. It’s disrespectful. I do not like cold weather at all. I loved the humidity, the heat (in Houston).

Q: What’s one of the best gifts you ever received?
A: My parents got us our own TV. You really were big-time if you tell your classmates you got a TV.

Q: Something you got that wasn’t particularly high on your list?
A: I had an uncle who was a retired math teacher. He would give us stuff like socks and pajamas and calculators for Christmas. I mean, I will take it. I need socks, I guess. My mother is guilty, too. She’s gotten me pajamas for Christmas. Tell people to find me the ugliest pair of pajamas ever, and I have to wear them, and I have to post it to my Instagram page as a challenge. We’ll start a pajama challenge.

Q: Favorite holiday food?
A: I think of all the sweets, the cakes, the brownies, the cookies. My grandmother did these amazing cream cheese brownies. And she would only do it around Christmas, so we had to wait for those.

Q: Are you a big Christmas shopper?
A: My shopping process is on Christmas Eve. I go out and get gift cards, unless there is something specific that my mom or dad wants. I just think about the pressure that it puts on people to be out and about, to get stuff that they can’t afford. I don’t like the hustle and bustle of being in big malls and trying to get things. I’m not out in the street trying to compete with somebody for this ugly sweater. I’m not doing it.

Q: What’s on your list this year?
A: Oooh. Maybe some, I don’t know, nice luggage? I’m not in need of anything. I don’t want anything. I’m single, so everything I want, I have to get it myself. Maybe you could put a nice, handsome man under the tree that says, “I’m going to get you everything you want.” I know we sang “Independent Women,” but I’m tired of being independent. I am tired.

Q: You recently launched a bedding line called Believe. What was the motivation?
A: My grandmother was a huge inspiration to so many of us in our family. She was a seamstress, and everything in her house – bedding, curtains and draperies – she made those by hand. She made every child in the family quilts. Now mind you, my mother has eight brothers and sisters. It had our name, date of birth, how much we weighed. It had a patchwork baby on it. She even had it down to the complexion of our skin. I don’t sew, but I still somehow wanted to keep the legacy of what my grandmother started. And my mother is amazing in interior design. When I grew up, my mother had pride in her living room and how our bedrooms looked.

Q: Have you been working on new music?
A: I’m interested in doing a holiday album for next year. I’ve always wanted to do a classic Christmas album. Of course, coming from the type of music I do, you have to have some fun, upbeat music on there, too. Some new, original material. Maybe I can incorporate pajamas and calculators in a song?

Q: “8 Days of Christmas” from Destiny’s Child was a good example of blending traditional and modern elements.
A: We were busy touring, and sometimes after a show late at night, we’d go in the studio and do a song. One of my favorites on the album, “Opera of the Bells,” that was recorded at Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis’ studio in Minneapolis.

Q: What are your goals for the new year?
A: I’m hoping to accomplish the expansion of my bedding line. I want to go into retail. I want to have my own furniture. I hope to continue to do more theater. Broadway is calling my name again. I have to get on that stage. I’m in the beginning stages of a book. I’m really, really excited about what we’re already planning for next year.

Source: Houston Chronicle

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