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04 Mar. 2015

Judith Light, part of esteemed Broadway panel


  The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have announced the panel of esteemed judges for the inaugural “Excellence in Theatre Education Award.” The judges will represent the American Theatre Wing, The Broadway League and Carnegie Mellon University and select the award finalists and winner. The judges are: Peter Cooke, head of Carnegie Mellon’s […]

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06 Feb. 2015

Superbowl 50 is one year away!


The entire San Francisco Bay Area is thrilled to host #SuperBowl 50 on Sunday, February 7, 2016.  Meetings are ongoing, held by every conceivable entity that may play a part–major or minor–in arguably the single largest televised sporting event in the world.  The beauty of the Bay Area is consistent throughout its contiguous communities, unique […]

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04 Feb. 2015

Nyong’o, Blanchett, Leto & McConaughey OSCARS 2015


Cate Blanchett, Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey and Lupita Nyong’o, last year’s Oscar winners in the leading actress, supporting actor and supporting actress categories, will return to present at this year’s Oscars, airing Sunday, February 22, live on ABC. Blanchett has been nominated for six Oscars and has won two.  Last year, Leto won the Oscar […]

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02 Feb. 2015

Winfrey brings best seller to OWN–Duvernay directs


Just announced, Oprah Winfrey and award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay (“Selma”) have joined together to create a new original drama series for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Inspired by the acclaimed novel “Queen Sugar,” DuVernay is set to write, direct and executive produce the project, marking her first television drama series. Winfrey will executive produce and appear […]

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30 Jan. 2015

African American Film Critics Association names SELMA top film of the year


The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) honors the best in film and television content, on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood.     Entertainment Tonight correspondent Nischelle Turner will host the AAFCA Awards, now in its sixth year. The critically acclaimed Academy Award-nominated film Selma has been named Best Picture by […]

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28 Jan. 2015

46th NAACP Image Awards announce presenters


Anthony Anderson will host the live two-hour special, Friday, Feb. 6, on TV One, 9:00 p.m. ET (PT tape-delayed); airs live from the red carpet at 8:00 p.m. ET (PT tape-delayed) Presenters: Common, Angela Bassett, Chadwick Boseman, Laurence Fishburne, Sharon Leal, David Oyelowo, Gina Rodriguez, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Larenz Tate, Kerry Washington and Oprah Winfrey Appearing: Gabrielle Union, Keegan-Michael […]

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22 Jan. 2015

Monterey Jazz Fest takes top honors


The Monterey Jazz Festival was voted as the #1 Festival in the 2014 JazzTimes Readers Poll in the “Best of the Jazz Industry” category for the second year in a row, and the fifth time since 2006. The 57th Monterey Jazz Festival took top honors over the Newport, New Orleans, and Montreal jazz festivals respectively. […]

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22 Jan. 2015

“Seasons of Love” gets NAACP nomination


The Writing/Producing team of Sharon Brathwaite and Peres Owino are part of the record-breaking 16 NAACP Image Awards nominations for the Lifetime Network with their nod for Outstanding Writing in a Television Movie for “Seasons of Love.” ‘The movie’s Executive Producer and Guest Star is Academy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson, star of Lee Daniel’s […]

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21 Jan. 2015

ANNOUNCEMENT: TONY Awards 2015


The American Theatre Wing’s 69th Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards–presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing–will air on CBS on Sunday, June 7th Tuesday, April 28th – The 2015 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCEMENT, sponsored by IBM, will take place at the historic Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel. A live webcast of […]

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