“Dualities” Light and Shadows

Open Mic

Sylvie Barnett on Breaking Through the Darkness


Destiny Muse on Insecure


Mingjie Zhai on Make Love Great Again


Featured Artist: Jamae Kyson Music 

Jamae Kyson Music


Jamae-Inspired Showcase Journaling

Featured Artists, Lauri Burns and Roman Wyden

Roman Wyden of You.Love.Life interviews Lauri Burns of The Teen Project

You.Love.Life and Teen Project - Inspired Journaling


Featured Artists, Drue Metz and Roman Wyden

Roman Wyden of You.Love.Life interviews Drue Metz of The Love Effect Film


The Love Story Media, Inc. Presents

“Duality”Light and Shadows

#PaintoPassion #ArtistInspired #TheLoveStoryOrg

Join us for an intimate evening of authenticity, inspiration, and transformation.

“Dualities” Break Open Showcase is about exploring truth of light and shadows–What it is, what it isn’t. We also discuss the power of awareness for our dualistic nature.

The three hour Break Open Showcase will be a hybrid of artist performances as well as an open mic for you to express your unfiltered thoughts in poetry, music, and spoken word.

Leave PC, peachy, and filters out the door. This is an intimate occasion for Real Talk on the topic of Dualities.


James Kyson & Mingjie Zhai

Spoken Word:

Sylvie Barnett

Destiny Muse www.destinythemuse.com

Mingjie Zhai  www.mingjiezhai.com


Jamae Kyson, https://www.instagram.com/jameemaekyson/

Roman Wyden, You.Live.Now.

Lauri Burns, http://lauriburns.com/

Drue Metz, www.theloveeffect.org; https://www.instagram.com/druegrit/

Non-profit Organizations:

The Love Story Media, Inc. www.thelovestory.org, Like https://www.facebook.com/thelovestory.org/ for updates on artist interviews.

The Teen Project, www.theteenproject.org, Like https://www.facebook.com/LauriBurnsTeenProject/ for continued support to the teens in need.

Special Thanks to:

Christina Banks, Showrunner, https://www.instagram.com/christinamb442/

Sherman Wellons, Filmmaker, https://www.linkedin.com/in/sherman-wellons-40291a4/

Jim Francesco, Filmmaker, https://www.instagram.com/realjimfrancesco/


Sanford Jossen Legal

El Segundo Tailors

Dr. Gimlen Orthodontics

Image Skin Care, Age Later

Alice’s Chiropractic Wonderland

El Segundo Athletic Club

Electric Bike LA

Elevate the Globe

Silent Auction

100% of the Proceeds Go Towards Gifting Journals to the girls at The Teen Project

Every $15 = 1 Journal to The Teen Project. 

Silent Auction Continues  → Please Bid Here


Jamae (Jamee Mae Kyson)

is a singer-songwriter from Los Angeles, California. Born and raised in Michigan with a Ph.D. in neuroscience, Jamae is a grounded artist with Midwest roots and an educated mind. Jamae launched her solo career in 2016 with her debut EP, “Fly,” which includes the award-winning single, “Oh My.” Jamae has performed in several high-profile events, including the Genius Loci Musical Festival, the Lucidity Music Festivals, and the LoveLife:LIVESTREAM event, which included performances by Rachel Platten and Andy Grammer. As the lead singer of the rock band, “Rock Stars for Kids,” Jamae performed in a charity event that featured Stevie Wonder. Jamae has recorded in the famous EastWest studios and has worked with the accomplished producers, Jamey Heath (OPOPP Productions) and David Chua Boon Ghee (Mako Recordings). Jamae believes that music has the ability to create real and lasting change in the world and is dedicated to making inspiring music for the rest of her life.

Website: www.jamaemusic.com

Lauri Burns, Founder of The Teen Project

Lauri is a renowned inspirational speaker who travels the map telling her inspirational life story in the hope to heal the hearts of people everywhere.

For the past fifteen years she has been inspiring audiences with her heartfelt story of courage, forgiveness, love and success. Lauri is an Author, a fortune 100 executive and business owner, The Founder of The Teen Project and has fostered 31 at risk youth. She is a national advocate for foster and at homeless youth and has shared her heartfelt story at over 240 venues. As a professional speaker, Lauri has designed and presented programs to universities, corporations, foundations, educational conferences, and professional associations.


Film Director Drue Metz and Actor Tyler Atkins

Exclusive Premiere of The Love Effect Short Film, plus Q&A

The journey of two men wrestling with loss, suicide and their unexpected friendship that helps them rediscover life’s greatest gift.

The Love Effect Exclusive showing

Roman Wyden, Relationship Coach, Filmmaker, and Podcast host

You. Live. Life. Podcast Show will be doing a live podcast interview, hosted by Roman Wyden.

Roman is a relationship coach and award-winning writer/director, recording artist, and podcast host, Roman Wyden has dedicated his life to the exploration of intimacy, playfulness, and authenticity in modern-day relationships. Growing up in Switzerland, he took various art forms as a medium to sooth his struggle with understanding the true meaning of love. The exploration took him from being a DJ, musical performances on stage, acting for film and TV and eventually finding his voice as an artist at the highly acclaimed Pasadena Art Center. His graduation film was an autobiographical exploration of the sexual awakening between two fourteen-year-olds. He has since made his name as a commercial and narrative director for such projects as Eleanor Roosevelt Award-winning documentary Ageless Wisdom, the Palm Springs International Short Film Festival winner Deface as well as most recently the short films Max, Hiroko, and the short film festival darling Ricky Limon. He is currently developing several short-form narrative series as well as recording his weekly podcast “You. Love. Life.”, now on iTunes.

You. Love. Life Podcast


*Special Note*: The show will be filmed. 

Social Cause Organizations in Attendance

The Teen Project

THE TEEN PROJECT Serves youth that are homeless in Los Angeles. 

The Love Story Media, Inc. 

The Love Story inspires the broken-hearted to discover our inner artist in heartbreak that fuses multimedia journalism, journaling, and the personal journey.


Produced by:

Mingjie Zhai



Special Thanks to:

Jim Francesco Videography.

The Love Effect.

The Teen Project.

Christina Banks.

You.Love.Life. Podcast Show.

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