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We are excited to announce the founding of the MaxSTAR Urban Arts Foundation (MUAF) a 501c3 nonprofit charitable organization. Founded by R&B legend Maxine Jones, formerly of En Vogue, and business and community leader Brian Martin. MUAF’s mission is to provide arts education, food, equipment, and mentoring to school-aged children of all ages in urban communities.
To provide a safe space for mentoring Nevada’s school-age children in music (vocal and instrument), film, theater and live social media content production, amination and professional audio and video engineering.
Our hands-on learning programs are led by established industry leaders using the latest in technology and equipment. Our program instructors are all fully committed to supporting the growth and development of the students enrolled in the programs that MUAF provides.
The students participating in MUAF’s programs will also receive meals/food, scholarships, equipment, technology, and other essential support needs.
MUAF students will also receive essential training and, mentoring in financial literacy, legal basics, public speaking, hosting & facilitating and, brand creation and development.
Our new 2500 sq. ft. facility located adjacent to the Las Vegas Airport provides a safe and secure space to provide social distant learning environments for school-age children who are lacking access to the resources and support needed to achieve academic success in a remote learning environment while meeting the individual learning needs that the students have.
Students who complete the MUAF learning programs will exit armed with the valuable hands-on experience, knowledge, and confidence that they will need to
begin building their career in the Arts.
Maxine Jones and Brian Martin
Founders, MaxSTAR Urban Arts Foundation
With your help MAXSTAR Urban Arts Foundation (MUAF) will provide arts, music, and theatrical educational programs along with equipment supplies, classes, coaching and mentoring to students in urban communities of all ages.
Your generous support will assist us in creating a safe and inclusive learning environment for chidden to fully embrace their love for the Arts!
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The BriSTAR Soul Sessions Livestream PPV Series
Join your hosts Brian Martin & Maxine Jones on an immersive journey that includes amazing live music performances, riveting conversations and perspectives from R&B Legends !
Maxine Jones and Tony Terry!
Max and Tony put on an amazing show for the BSS premiere episode!
Proceeds from the BSS's will benefit the MaxSTAR Urban ARTS Foundation in their efforts to provide Arts education programs for school aged children in a safe, inclusive environment.
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Maxine Jones is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Jones rose to fame in the early 1990s as a member of the R&B quartet En Vogue, one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. Throughout a CAREER spanning 25 years, Jones has sold over 31 million records with En Vogue. Jones has recorded four albums with En Vogue. Her work has earned her several awards and nominations, including five Grammy Nominations, two American Music Awards, a Billboard Music Award, four MTV Video Music Awards, and four Soul Train Music Awards.
Since leaving En Vogue, Maxine has worked in support of a number of youth education programs and equality causes. Max writes and records new music, has written her soon to be released Autobiography and continues to perform worldwide as a solo artist under her company,
Max Jones Media
Brian Martin, Principal at the BriSTAR Collective is an established business and community leader with over 25 years experience in leading teams in telecom operations, management consulting and training initiatives. Martin has worked internationally and held leadership roles with Sprint, Nextel, Merck, Ricoh, and McKesson.
Brian is also a well-known community leader who has been recognized by GLAAD for his work in the fight against workplace discrimination. Brian serves on the Board of Governors for the Human Rights Campaign’s Las Vegas Steering Committee.
Brian also serves in HRC’s newly created role of Diversity Equity and Inclusion Liaison for the Las Vegas community.
Martin started BriSTAR Ent in 2011 as a part time entertainment management and event promotions effort. The company quickly grew into a full-time responsibility requiring Brian to expand and add creative and staff partners to manage day to day operations.
Brian rebranded and expanded BriSTAR Ent in January of 2020, changing the company name to the BriSTAR Collective. The BSC has three divisions, Entertainment - Music management, promotions, and artist development. Strategy - business expansion consulting services. And Learnings - corporate training services in Diversity and Inclusion, Unconscious Bias, Leadership skills development and systems integration.
Alphonso David, President, Human Rights Campaign HRC
Ross Murray, Director of News, GLAAD
Melissa Kaiser, CEO Discovery Childrens Museum
Chief Derick Charles, Retired Police Chief, Downey California
Matty Rich, Film Director
Will Edwards, Three Square Food Bank
Alicia Taylor, Financial Literacy Expert
Tanya Isley, Publisher, Minority Business Entrepreneur Magazine
Artist CeCe Peniston
Artist Trina Broussard
Artist Marc Nelson
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