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26 Jul. 2017

DETROIT, then and now, new film


What has history taught us? How do we celebrate the progress and successes made in the past decades while the struggle continues for racial equity and harmony? The new film, DETROIT from Annapurna Pictures is helmed by famed Oscar winning director, Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty, The Hurt Locker) and opens in theaters this week. […]

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20 Jul. 2017

Uncommon heroes celebrated in Christopher Nolan’s DUNKIRK


There are angels all around us—some we recognize, some not. In the new film, DUNKIRK, directed by Christopher Nolan (Inception, The Dark Knight, Insomnia), for Warner Bros, is based on the British conflict of World War II and the heroic civilian rescuers who risked their lives to save the imperiled enlisted. Their account of bravery […]

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21 Jun. 2017

DuVernay & Abrams, Diversity in Hollywood


Academy Award nominated and acclaimed film director Ava DuVernay (13th, Selma, OWN’s Queen Sugar) has a penchant for moving the needle forward on discussions about the need for increased diversity in Hollywood–in all areas. According to reports from Variety’s Ricardo Lopez @rljourno, recently, DuVernay and J.J. Abrams challenged their industry to boost diversity on the big […]

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16 Jun. 2013

Wild with Happy, now through June 30


Colman Domingo is wild about life and happy with his choices The San Francisco Bay Area has long celebrated the unforgettable theatrical performances of Colman Domingo. In recent years, he starred off-Broadway in the 2012 revival of Athol Fugard’s Blood Knot, directed by the author. He was nominated for a 2011 Tony Award for Best […]

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15 Jun. 2013

“Raising Whitley” is another winner on OWN


Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) anchors reality-based series, Raising Whitley I’m in love!  He’s an angel– bright, friendly, and adorable—his name is Joshua, the most amazing toddler on television.  This season of OWN has given birth to my top TV show, “Raising Whitley” and I haven’t felt this way in years!   Actor, comedienne, producer and all-around […]

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14 Jun. 2013

MAN OF STEEL, powerful and Exhilarating!


Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures unleash the “Man of Steel,”™ starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent, directed by Zack Snyder, in theaters nationwide on June 14. For decades, Superman Man of Steel has stood head-and-shoulders above the squadron of supernatural heroic figures from the Marvel Comics canon.  Now, a new iteration […]

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11 Jun. 2013

Craig Robinson talks new comedy horror flick, THIS IS THE END


Expecting the call from Craig Robinson put a grin on my face.  However, when I answered the phoned poised for our interview, I heard a man singing, and it sounded good.  It was Craig and my conversation with the stand-up-comedian-turned-film-star began. We talked about his role in the new film, THIS IS THE END. I […]

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07 Jun. 2013

Cicely Tyson’s trip to TONY Awards, bountiful!


It’s not too late to take a trip to the abundant city of New York and get yourself a seat on the Great White Way for a delightful performance by Ms. Cicely Tyson in Horton Foote’s TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL.  Running through June 30th at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, Ms. Tyson received a TONY Award in […]

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03 Jun. 2013

Michelle’s destiny revealed in Fela!


Michelle Williams of the sensational R&B trio, Destiny’s Child, struts her stuff in Fela!, the smash Broadway hit, touring nationally and making a stop in Oakland, CA, at the resplendent Paramount Theatre, June 4 through 9. I spoke to Williams who bursts enthusiastically about her fourth staged musical, the three-time Tony award winning production that […]

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01 Jun. 2013

BET 2013 Awards, Dwayne Wade and Chris Tucker


On Sunday, June 30, 2013, live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, Miami Heat shooting guard Dwyane Wade will be honored with the BET Awards ‘13 Humanitarian Award presented by State Farm for his commitment to excellence and dedication to community and worldly charitable causes. R&B singer Miguel has been added to the line-up of […]

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