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20 Jul. 2015

Carol Burnett to receive 2015 SAG Life Achievement Award


She continues to shape the role of comedy for countless others to follow. As a young girl, I spent countless hours watching one of my favorite comedy icons, Carol Burnett. Just announced the comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author – has been named the 52nd recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life […]

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24 Jun. 2015

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake makes history!


Baltimore mayor sworn in as 73rd President of the US Conference of Mayors   Rawlings-Blake Makes History as the First African American Female President of the Organization   The presidential gavel was officially handed to Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake by outgoing US Conference of Mayors (USCM) President, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, appointing her head of […]

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23 Jun. 2015

2015 Africa Movie Academy Awards nominations


Nominees for the 2015 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA 2015) were revealed during an exclusive dinner event in Beverly Hills to announce that South Africa will be the host country for the 2015 event. The anticipated event will be held outside Nigeria for the first time since the awards were founded in […]

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21 Jun. 2015

Anna Chlumsky honored, Barefoot’s 2015 Vassallo Awards


Barefoot Theatre Company celebrates the second annual Vassallo Awards with a Spring Gala beginning at the American Ballroom Theater on 25 West 31st Street in Manhattan. Actress Anna Chlumsky (VEEP) and playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis (Riverside and Crazy) are among those honored for artistic achievements. The ceremony honors mentorship and educational outreach to the younger generation of artists in memory […]

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15 Jun. 2015

A. Deavere Smith, school-to-prison pipeline


A one-woman show featuring stories about the nation’s school-to-prison pipeline   The celebrated Berkeley Repertory Theatre will present Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education, The California Chapter, a special presentation created, written, and performed by playwright, actor, and educator Anna Deavere Smith.   Smith garnered a National Humanities Medal from President Obama in […]

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13 Jun. 2015

Esteemed career journalist bridges continental divide


Former Network TV Executive charts new course, discovers self abroad Paula Williams Madison has been on a lifelong mission it seems. Harlem born and raised, her measured and ordered steps led to an equal–not so opposite–action, interaction and reaction as told in, “Finding Samuel Lowe:  From Harlem to China,” a compelling documentary that chronicles the […]

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09 Jun. 2015

CHOIR BOY at Marin Theatre Company


Marin Theatre Company closes out its 48th Season with the Bay Area premiere of Choir Boy by Tarell Alvin McCraney, the celebrated American playwright of the “The Brother/Sister Plays” trilogy and Head of Passes. Kent Gash, who previously directed the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award-winning production of August Wilson’s Seven Guitars at […]

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04 Jun. 2015

Let the games begin!


 Oakland Museum of California and the Cleveland Museum of Art Directors bet on their home team to win NBA Championship   The Directors of the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) and the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) have entered into a wager for the NBA Championship. The institutions have agreed to sponsor art experiences for children from their local […]

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01 Jun. 2015

Tina Fey takes to Broadway for foster kids June 29


BROADWAY & HOLLYWOOD STARS BRIGHTEN THE WAY FOR FOSTER KIDS WITH “VOICES FOR THE VOICELESS: STARS FOR FOSTER KIDS” JUNE 29, ST. JAMES THEATRE ON BROADWAY Tina Fey, Tituss Burgess, Kristin Chenoweth, Rachel Crow, Antwone Fisher, Sutton Foster, Megan Hilty, Janice Huff, Jane Krakowski, Alec Mapa, Andrea McArdle, Patina Miller, Rosie O’Donnell, Caroline Rhea, Charlene […]

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30 May. 2015

Influencers and leaders “Wear Orange” in solidarity, June 2


Tuesday, June 2, 2015, more than 25 cultural influencers and 60 U.S. Mayors pledge to “Wear Orange” – a color that symbolizes the value of human life – for the first-annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day.  Wear Orange is a new campaign that amplifies existing efforts to reduce gun violence in America and helps honor […]

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