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27 Feb. 2014

The hits just keep on coming!


  Producer Will Packer is a force that many are happy to reckon with these days.  Soaring high on a commanding string of profitable movie releases–About Last Night, Think Like A Man and Ride Along–the indeterminable trajectory of Packer’s future bodes exponential. He successfully transitioned into filmmaking albeit somewhat circuitously—Packer holds an Engineering Degree from […]

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25 Feb. 2014

HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, extended!


  Berkeley Repertory Theatre proudly announces the extended run of its’ world premiere, The House that will not Stand, a humorous and gripping historical drama commissioned from award-winning poet-playwright and Oakland native Marcus Gardley. Sensuous, witty, heartbreaking, and uplifting – The House that will not Stand unearths a story about free women of color in […]

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25 Feb. 2014

Doing good deeds in the world


Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone from the highly anticipated motion picture The Amazing Spider-Man 2 have chosen to back two separate projects on ‘Earth Hour Blue’, a new crowd funding and crowdsourcing platform for the planet.  With a message to inspire individuals to use their power to become a Super Hero for the planet, the […]

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14 Feb. 2014

Joel McHale brings his funny to The White House


Comedian, political satirist and TV personality, Joel McHale will host the 2014 White House Correspondents Dinner May 3, 2014. Past hosts have included: Cedric The Entertainer, Jay Leno, Wanda Sykes, Jimmy Kimmel, Sinbad and Jon Stewart. McHale stars in the NBC comedy, Community and hosts celebrity roundup chat fest, The Soup on the E! Network.

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06 Dec. 2013

He walked among us!


  1918 – 2013 Nelson Madela’s walk in this life freed us to live our lives –boldly, courageously, with purpose– without hubris, self aggrandizement or narcissism.   The time he spent at the forefront seeking justice, then cramped unjustly in that tiny prison cell, working in those brutal salt mines, all the while his relentless […]

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25 Oct. 2013

LET THE FIRE BURN


Found-footage documentary unfolds like thriller Black Power group MOVE clashes with City of Philadelphia Opens November 1, 2013 in Bay Area Zeitgeist Films presents LET THE FIRE BURN, opening November 1, 2013 at Landmark’s Opera Plaza Cinemas in San Francisco, and Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas in Berkeley. In the astonishingly gripping LET THE FIRE BURN, director […]

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25 Oct. 2013

Cicely Tyson Honored in NYC at Cipriani’s


PRINCESS GRACE FOUNDATION-USA TO HONOR CICELY TYSON AT 2013 PRINCESS GRACE AWARDS GALA October 30th, Cipriani’s in New York                               Gala to take place in the presence of HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco   HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco; Cicely Tyson (Prince Rainier III Award recipient); emcee Paula Zahn; presenters: Victor Garber, Susan Stroman, Bill T. […]

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24 Oct. 2013

38th Annual Am. Indian Film Fest


The 38th annual American Indian Film Festival runs Friday, November 1 to Saturday, November 9 at the Delancey Street Theatre, 600 Embarcadero Blvd in San Francisco and will conclude Sunday, November 10 at the San Francisco Jazz Center with its annual American Indian Motion Picture Awards Show. The awards show recognizes outstanding Indian cinematic accomplishments. […]

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01 Oct. 2013

CNN’s CROSSFIRE, California perspective


Van Jones seems an unlikely persona to be the new co-host of the historic return of CNN’s CROSSFIRE, previously the longest running political debate program on television. Chiefly, the Yale-educated attorney built a career in the leftmost part of our country’s body politic– spending considerable time in northern California– particularly the Bay Area. According to […]

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