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Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles’

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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15 Jul. 2015

Zadan, Meron, Leon and Fierstein casting call for THE WIZ LIVE!


NBC ANNOUNCES L.A.-BASED CASTING CALL FOR DOROTHY IN HOLIDAY PRODUCTION OF ‘THE WIZ LIVE!’ Producers Looking for Young Woman With Extraordinary Voice to Bring Iconic Role to Life for TV Event NBC is having a Los Angeles-based open casting call for the lead role of Dorothy in the network’s upcoming holiday special “The Wiz Live!,” […]

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17 Sep. 2014

Mosley’s “Easy Rawlins” strikes again!


Set in the Patty Hearst era of radical Black Nationalism, a black ex-boxer self-named Uhuru Nolice—the supposed leader of a revolutionary cell called Scorched Earth—has kidnapped Rose Goldsmith, the daughter of a weapons manufacturer, from her dorm at UC Santa Barbara.  If the group doesn’t receive the money, weapons, and apology it’s demanded, “Rose Gold” […]

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28 Apr. 2014

NAACP, Has Money Replaced Racism?


Sunday, April 27, the world had a bird’s-eye view of Oakland, California.  For those of us who call the Bay Area home, we know the beauty of the area–our celebrated cultural and ethnic diversity; our close-to-perfect-year-round weather and; our aesthetic topography.  Rather the attention received lay at the feet and mouth of ugly sentiments spewed […]

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23 Apr. 2014

Congratulations to Tavis Smiley!


Tavis Smiley receives his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Thursday, April 24, 2014, from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Smiley receives the prestigious, once-in-a-lifetime recognition for his seminal contributions of more than 20-plus years as a TV broadcaster. We join in the chorus of friends, supporters and admirers to congratulate Tavis Smiley for his commitment […]

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