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28 Nov. 2015

LaChanze on “If/Then” tour and one woman show


Broadway sensation, Tony award winning LaChanze discusses career and If/Then performance Runs through December 6 at San Francisco’s Orpheum Theatre; opens December 8 at Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles If/Then is described as a contemporary new musical that follows two distinct storylines in the life of Elizabeth, a city planner who moves back to New […]

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22 Nov. 2015

CREED, passionate, tough love story


Ryan Coogler amassed numerous awards, nominations and critical acclaim for his first feature film, FRUITVALE STATION (2013), the story of Oscar Grant, a young unarmed father, killed by a transit police officer.  The incident generated worldwide attention–Coogler along with FRUITVALE’s leading man, Michael B. Jordan, the same. Round two, the dynamic duo strike again with […]

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05 Oct. 2015

Her View: Sherri Shepherd speaks


Shares thoughts on faith, being funny and the new film, WOODLAWN Faith that can conquer anything…Sherri Shepherd—actress, comedienne, talk show host and her most important role as a mother—knows something about each identity. On display in the new faith-based film, WOODLAWN, Shepherd shared her views on the current climate in Hollywood and what she knows to […]

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22 Sep. 2015

Gladys Knight’s new move on September 25


New dance single from Gladys Knight: “Just A Little” Seven-time Grammy Award winning icon and legend Gladys Knight announces the release of new dance single, “Just A Little,” the upbeat jam from Grammy Award winning producer, Symbolyc “S1” One (Kanye West, Beyonce, Jay-Z). Produced by R&B crooner and Knight protégé, Avehre, “Just A Little” hits […]

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21 Sep. 2015

Glamorous EMMYs, eloquent history


      Oh, what a night!    Adding another footnote to history, Viola Davis and Regina King received well-deserved EMMY awards for their performances respectively, in the ABC dramas, Shonda Rhimes’ “How To Get Away With Murder” and “American Crime” from Oscar winner John Ridley IV (Best Screenplay, 12 Years a Slave).         […]

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07 Sep. 2015

Fall on OWN, new episodes


Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) kicks off the Fall season with brand new episodes of their acclaimed slate including Tyler Perry’s comedy series “For Better or Worse” at 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. ET/PT on Fridays.  A new season of “Iyanla: Fix My Life” returns to the Saturday lineup at 9 p.m. ET/PT, with Iyanla’s three-part […]

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31 Jul. 2015

The power of one voice brought about change


Nearly 50 years ago, one woman took a bold step that made a forever footprint—Harriet Glickman, a schoolteacher, summoned the courage to write a letter to PEANUTS comic strip creator Charles Schulz to ask if he would add a Negro child to his character lineup. After some deliberation, Schulz took heed and created that character. […]

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27 Jul. 2015

Until August 2nd, Anna Deavere Smith at Berkeley Rep


Kudos to MacArthur Award winner Anna Deavere Smith and her latest theatrical endeavor, paying close attention to the increasing prison population in Notes From the Field: Doing Time in Education—The California Chapter, now playing through August 2, at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Following in her own footsteps, the Baltimore MD native continues to chronicle cultural pivot […]

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