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Entertainment (411) 5-15-08
Written by Sentinel News Service 15 May 2008
Hollywood Black Film Festival Presents Screenwriting Panel and Shorts Program at 2nd Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair Hollywood Insiders Discuss Adapting Books for the Silver Screen The ... read more >>
Entertainment (411) 5-5-08
Written by Lisa Spivey 08 May 2008
Legendary Comedy Act Theatre to Re-open in Los Angeles Historic home to entertainment industry’s best known Black comedians What do comedians Sinbad, Tommy Davidson, Jamie Foxx, Chris ... read more >>
Entertainment (411) 4-24-08
Written by Lisa Spivey, Sentinel Contributing Writer 24 April 2008
Jesse L. Martin Leaves ‘Law & Order’ Guess Who’s ‘Coming to Dinner’ Don’t know about you, but I’m really going to miss handsome hunk Jesse L. Martin ... read more >>
American Black Film Festival Coming Back to Los Angeles This Summer
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 April 2008
Film Life’s 12th Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) announced this week that the popular festival will return to Los Angeles August 7-10, 2008. Festival founder and CEO of Film Life, Inc., ... read more >>

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Soul Train Music Awards Reach End of Line
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 17 April 2008
It's the end of the line for the Soul Train Music Awards, which have largely been ignored by the African-American stars the event aims to honor. A spokeswoman said the show would not go ahead with ... read more >>
Kimora Lee Simmons Files for Divorce
Written by Associated Press 26 March 2008
AP - (Los Angeles) Kimora Lee Simmons has already moved on, but she took steps to make it official by filing for divorce from her husband of seven years, entertainment mogul Russell Simmons.Although the ... read more >>

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Entertainment (411) 3-20-08
Written by Lisa Spivey, Sentinel Contributing Writer 20 March 2008
Halle Berry has given birth to a baby girl. Halle is “doing great,” her rep said. The 41-year-old Oscar-winning actress gave birth on Sunday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los ... read more >>
Marvel Comics Creator’s First Black Superhero
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 13 March 2008
Marvel Comics Creator’s First Black Superhero Actor Marcus Patrick More Than Ready For His Closeup Most people know him from daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives,” but after posing ... read more >>
A Star Is Born!
Written by Stephanie Frederic 28 February 2008
A Star Is Born! Eleven-year old prodigy Jamia Simone Nash performs and makes Academy Award History When 11-year old actress and singing sensation Jamia Simone Nash performed at the Oscars Sunday night ... read more >>
Entertainment (411) 2-14-08
Written by Lisa Spivey, Sentinel Contributing Writer 14 February 2008
Music producer Dr. Dre is trying to get Death Row Records to pay him for unpaid royalties he is owed from the sale of his 1992 album “The Chronic.” Dr. Dre who founded the label with Suge ... read more >>
Aretha Franklin; A Lifetime of Achievement
Written by Stephanie Frederic 07 February 2008
I arrive at her swank Beverly Hills hotel room this week and to my surprise a very relaxed and cordial Miss Aretha Franklin answers the doorbell. With a big smile and a warm embrace, she receives ... read more >>
Steve Harvey and Disney's Dream Academy
Written by Stephanie Frederic 24 January 2008
Comedian and actor Steve Harvey joins Mickey Mouse and 100 U.S. high school students Jan. 20, 2008 at the closing ceremony of the “Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey.” The teen-focused ... read more >>
Berry Gordy To Be Honored By The Recording Academy At The 2008 Grammy Salute To Industry Icons
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 17 January 2008
Motown Records founder Berry Gordy will be honored by The Recording Academy at its annual GRAMMY Salute To Industry Icons event on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, immediately following the 50th Annual GRAMMY ... read more >>
Jackson Lawsuit Dismissed
Written by City News Service 17 January 2008
CNS - A lawsuit filed by a young man who alleged he was molested as a boy by Michael Jackson — and who also claimed he fathered the singer’s two oldest children and saw him dine with Fidel ... read more >>
Rufus Bonds, Jr. Electrifies “The Color Purple”
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 17 January 2008
Bringing in the New Year with a big bang, Los Angeles has been buzzing about Oprah Winfrey’s “The Color Purple”. One of the primary reasons is due to the outstanding performance of ... read more >>
Entertainment (411) 12-27-07
Written by Lisa Spivey, Sentinel Contributing Writer 27 December 2007
ALICIA KEYS TO PLAY LENA HORNE Alicia Keys has officially been cast as the legendary singer/actress Lena Horne in a biopic about Horne's life. Oprah Winfrey has taken over the project and revealed ... read more >>
The Perfect Holiday
Written by Stephanie Frederic 20 December 2007
Steve Harvey, Sentinel, KDAY Bring Christmas to CrenshawFor the second consecutive year, comedian and K-DAY radio personality Steve Harvey helped make this a special Christmas for 1000 families in South ... read more >>
J. Anthony Brown: Comedian and Entrepreneur
Written by Christine Sabathia 29 November 2007
Comedian and entrepreneur J. Anthony Brown, standing next to his artwork, has designed a clothing collection and will be opening a comedy club/upscale restaurant in Los Angeles next year. The talented ... read more >>
Kanye West's Mother Dies
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 15 November 2007
LOS ANGELES - An autopsy was performed on Kanye West’s mother to determine how and why she suddenly died suddenly this week. The Los Angeles coroner says Donda West, 58, may have died from ... read more >>
Entertainment (411) 11-08-07
Written by Lisa Spivey 08 November 2007
CHRIS BROWN ANNOUNCES 24-CITY TOUR R & B sensation Chris Brown with Rapper Bow Wow co-headline the Ford Holiday Tour. The 24-city, well-anticipated tour begins on December 6 in Cincinnati. Others ... read more >>
Ten-Time Grammy-Winning Songwriter Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds on an All-New "TV One On One," Sunday, Nov 4
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 01 November 2007
He’s an Iconic Force in Contemporary Music Worldwide, But Some of His Greatest Hits Have Been Inspired By Events Close to HomeWhen Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds was growing up in Indianapolis, ... read more >>
Chris Brown's New Movie Opens American Black Film Fest
Written by Sentinel Staff Writer 25 October 2007
Los Angeles - R&B singer turned actor Chris Brown will help welcome the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) to Los Angeles this week. The festival, which will enjoy its first year in LA, opens Thursday, ... read more >>
Cathy Hughes to be Honored by Brotherhood Crusade
Written by Yussuf Simmonds (Managing Editor) 25 October 2007
TV-One Chairperson and Radio One, Inc. Founder Cathy Hughes will be honored at the 39th Annual Walter Bremond Pioneer of African American Achievement Award dinner, on Friday, the second of November, at ... read more >>
MTV Today, Movies Tomorrow He's the Next Big Thing in Comedy - Funnyman Affion Crockett
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 04 October 2007
  One of the funniest guys on TV today, MTV’s Affion Crockett. He’s most known for his impersonations of well-known entertainers such as Russell Simmons, Chris Rock, Jay-Z ... read more >>
Anticipation Building for Mother of Block Parties
Written by Christine Sabathia 04 October 2007
The sweet flaky crust of the peach cobbler dripped with its syrupy favorable contents and yellow carton of tangy chicken drummets from Crenshaw favorite Wing Stop are just an appetite of the what the ... read more >>

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