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Music

21 Sep. 2015

Ava Duvernay doing it BIG, again!!!


Kudos to filmmaker, Oscar nominee and game changer, Ava Duvernay for her directorial imprint on the Apple music video featuring Taraji P. Henson, Kerry Washington and Mary J. Blige.  We understand it’s the first of three.  Last night’s EMMYs broadcast was underscored by the video commercial showing the lovely and talented ladies sharing a great music […]

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27 Jul. 2015

Lalah Hathaway, Oakland Jazz Fest


Saturday, August 1, 2015, the 5 th Annual Oakland Jazz Festival returns to the Pioneer Amphitheatre @ Cal State Eastbay in Hayward, CA; doors open at 10:00am, concerts begin at 12 noon. This event is a full day of first rate entertainment, food and soothing sounds featuring chart-topping headliners including KEM, Lalah Hathaway, Eric Benet, Euge Groove […]

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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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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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23 Apr. 2015

BRANDY singing for Easter Seals, dancing on Broadway!


Easter Seals Bay Area (ESBA) hosts their yearly fundraising event with musical performance by Grammy-award winner and TV star, Brandy Norwood, who leaves San Francisco headed to Broadway for her star turn as “Roxie Hart” in the long-running hit, Chicago the Musical. The Easter Seals Spring Gala (April 25) is the local organization’s signature black-tie […]

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15 Apr. 2015

Gospel According to Jazz IV, soothing inspiration


It’s as if he was born for this project and by every indication, the popularity of Kirk Whalum’s Gospel According to Jazz (GATJ) series–a compilation of traditional gospel favorites and original pieces–forever inspires.  Whalum, acclaimed world renowned saxophonist and recording artist, continues the GATJ tradition with an assemblage of complementary artists. This time around, Whalum […]

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18 Mar. 2015

Jill Scott’s latest release “You Don’t Know”


Grammy® award-winner Jill Scott premiered her video for “You Don’t Know,” a new song from the singer’s highly anticipated fifth studio album. The captivating performance video—with guest appearance from The Roots drummer and member Questlove—was an artistic collaboration between Scott and director Nzingha Stewart, who recently teamed up on the top-rated Lifetime Original movie With […]

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17 Mar. 2015

Oscar in Common’s space


History teaches that truly great personalities “are so” because they maintain the common touch. Common is a global celebrity ensconced in a grounded aura each time I’ve interviewed the 43-year-old Chicago native, now recipient of a Best Original Song Academy Award for SELMA: deemed America’s reminder of courage in the face of fierce opposition. Lonnie […]

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28 Jan. 2015

Kelly Price honors Whitney Houston


Seven-time Grammy nominated R&B artist Kelly Price hosts “For The Love Of Whitney,” to honor the late and great Whitney Houston and her family.  Recording artist and songwriter Faith Evans will co-host the event with Genuwine and Grey’s Anatomy’s Isaiah Washington, occurring Wednesday February 4th  in Hollywood.   Kelly Price will be among celebrity performances by Eric Benet, Faith Evans, Kenny Lattimore, Genuwine, Goapele, Boney […]

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27 Jan. 2015

Legend, Common, Harris: OSCARS 2015


Musical artists Common and John Legend will perform their Oscar®-nominated song “Glory” at the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air on Sunday, February 22, live on ABC. “Common and John Legend are artists who have always lifted our spirits and made […]

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