Smokey Robinson to be honored by ASCAP
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) will honor music legend Smokey Robinson with the prestigious ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Heritage Award during its 22nd Annual Rhythm & ... read more >>
Insight with Stacy Spikes
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 04 June 2009
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Warren G Readies Sixth Studio Album With 2 Street Singles
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
West coast rapper Warren G is close to finishing his much-anticipated sixth studio outing, The G Files.The album is still a work in progress however; two new street singles are now in circulation. The ... read more >>
2009 Downtown Film Festival Announces Call for Entries
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
July 15th Final Deadline For Film Submissions The second annual Downtown Film Festival - Los Angeles (DFFLA), the only dedicated film festival in the historic core of the Entertainment Capital of the World, ... read more >>
CSULA Student Afro-Latin Ensemble
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
Students bring music theory, arranging skills, and history to life at Autry concertsGraduate music students from Cal State LA take the stage at the Autry National Center for two electrifying evenings of ... read more >>
Meet the MAN, David Mann
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 02 June 2009
Star of Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns, David Mann goes one on one with Sentinel Born on August 7, 1966 with a beautiful singing voice, Texas-native David Mann began honing his skills in his grandfather's ... read more >>
Family Ties
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 28 May 2009
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Black Business Association Honors Smokey Robinson
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 May 2009
In recognition of Black Music Month, and Motown's 50th Year Anniversary, Smokey Robinson will be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at the Black Business Association's (BBA) 35th Annual Awards Dinner ... read more >>
Songstress Roz Ryan Steals The Show With an Unforgettable Stage Performance
Written by Brandon I. Brooks, Sentinel Entertainment Editor 21 May 2009
Caption: Roz Ryan stars in "Ain't Misbehavin'", The Fats Waller Musical Show, at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. The 30th Anniversary exclusive Center Theatre Group engagement continues through ... read more >>
Jamie Foxx Tapped To Host Bet Awards '09
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 May 2009
Live Performances By Ne-Yo And MaxwellBET Networks, a unit of Viacom today announced that Academy Award-winning actor and GRAMMY Awards-nominated R&B artist Jamie Foxx has been selected to grace the ... read more >>
Kingdom Records Signs the Whispers
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 May 2009
Grammy-Winner Fred Hammond to Produce on Legendary R&B Group's First Gospel CDKingdom Records has signed the legendary R&B group, The Whispers, to record its' first gospel CD. Gospel star Fred ... read more >>
HBFF Announces Opening And Closing Night Films
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 May 2009
The Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) announced that director Giancarlo Esposito's "Gospel Hill," will open the 10th Anniversary of the Hollywood Black Film Festival on Tuesday, June 2, 7:00 pm at the ... read more >>
Playboy Jazz Free Community Concert June 7th, 2009
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 May 2009
Featuring Jazz Artist Diane Schuur, Ed Shaughnessy and Susie HansenIt's summer... Kick back, let your hair down, and get your groove on when 'Playboy Jazz in Warner Park' returns to Woodland Hills, Sunday, ... read more >>
Brotherly Love
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 21 May 2009
Shawn and Damien Wayans Weigh-In on Latest Wayans Family ProductionIn 2000, the Wayans Brothers made a big splash with Scary Movie, a hilarious spoof of horror flicks. Since that phenomenal franchise has ... read more >>
Celebrities Step Out to Help Los Angeles Foster Care Children
Written by Sentinel News Service 21 May 2009
Pasadena Restaurant Hosts First Annual Hillsides "Foster Soles" Auction Stepping out of their shoes to help Los Angeles foster care children, celebrities participated in the first-ever Hillsides "Foster ... read more >>
The Man behind the Sound
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 14 May 2009
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Largest Black Film Festival Opens for Submissions May 15th
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
After a successful event in February, the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) America's largest and most prestigious Black film and arts festival, has announced beginning May 15 the festival will accept submissions ... read more >>
Talented youth needs your help
Haniyyah T. MuhammadThe Lula Washington Dance Theatre will be having a performance/ fundraiser this Saturday May 16, 2009 at 8:00 pm to help fellow dancer Haniyyah T. Muhammad, who auditioned and was accepted ... read more >>
Epps Day Air
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 14 May 2009
Mike EppsSentinel goes one-on-one with comedian superstar Mike Epps Indiana native Mike Epps is one of the funniest entertainers around. Dividing his time between stand-up and film, the scene-stealing ... read more >>
Daddy's Dyin', Who's Got the Will
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 14 May 2009
Cast of Daddy's Dyin', Who's Got the WillLooking for entertainment that gives you that good ole' Down South family feeling? That makes you reminisce about those times in the country? Head down to the Theatre/Theater-Hollywood ... read more >>
Mid-Los Angeles' Leimert Park Gets A New Music Center
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
Opening June of 2009 The Mid-City Music Center will be opening its brand-new Music Series at the "The Gallery" with two Gala Inaugural Concerts the weekend of Friday, June 19 at 8p.m. and Sunday, June ... read more >>
Playboy Jazz Festival Free Community Concert
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
 The Los Angeles Mulit-School Jazz Band showcases their big band style at last years Payboy Jazz Festival Free Community Concert in Watts at the Bradley Senior Center.             ... read more >>
Actor/Director Bill Duke brings back actors boot camp
Written by Sentinel News Service 07 May 2009
 On Saturday, May 9th - August 15th acclaimed actor/director, Bill Duke (Not Easily Broken, Deep Cover, Hoodlum, Rage in Harlem, X-Men: the Last Stand, National Security) will reintroduce his 12 week ... read more >>
Sights & Scenes - L.A. Urban League 36th annual Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Dinner
Written by Sentinel News Service 01 May 2009
Professional Drummers teach and groove at Drum Clinic
Written by Olusheyi Banjo (Contributing Writer) 01 May 2009
  Gorden Campbell on drumsThe 7th annual Musicians In Action’s Drum Clinic featured the best drummers in the entertainment industry showing that not only can they play well but they can teach ... read more >>