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Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad Productions Features Lacy Lew Nguyen Wright as Top Exec
June 30, 2022
Lacy Lew Nguyen Wright is the executive director of the Hillman Grad Foundation, which is Lena Waithe’s development and production company that she runs with CEO Rishi Rajani. Wright oversees the Mentorship Lab and Rising Voices initiatives, now in their second year, in partnership with Indeed. ... read more »
‘All Rise’ for Actress Simone Missick
June 30, 2022
In the opening scene for the third season of “All Rise,” we believe Lola Carmichael (played by Simone Missick) has lost her election and her seat as a judge only to reveal that she actually won. ... read more »
San Pedro Music Festival Set for July 31
June 30, 2022
Windy City Entertainment Inc. presents the 2nd Annual San Pedro Music Festivalon Sunday, July 31, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.,  at the 1500-seat, art-deco historic Warner Grand Theatre, located at 478 W 6th St., in San Pedro. ... read more »
Lance Gross Hosts The Road to ESSENCE Festival of Culture Tour
June 30, 2022
For nearly three decades, one of the most highly anticipated events of the year continues to be the ESSENCE Music Festival. Renamed Essence Festival of Culture in 2018, the four day event (June 30-July 3) draws nearly a half-million attendees to New Orleans for an unforgettable weekend. ... read more »
Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen Hosts Menakem Booksigning with Angela Rye & Devi Brown
June 23, 2022
Resmaa Menakem is a writer who watches. He watched the attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021 and knew that, instead of following up his New York Times bestselling book, “My Grandmother’s Hands” with a sequel focusing on the legacy we leave our children, he had to address the racial reckoning before us that brings as its accomplice a widespread attempt to overthrow democracy. ... read more »
YWCA Celebrates Annual Phenomenal Woman Awards With Tiffany Haddish, Cedric the Entertainer and More  
June 23, 2022
On June 14th, the YWCA hosted their annual 2022 Phenomenal Woman Awards Celebration “UNSUNG HEREOUS” at the SoFi Stadium/Youtube Theater.   ... read more »
‘Tale of the Lion King’ Director Paul Bryant
June 23, 2022
The veteran performer on reimagining the legendary film in a new live production ... read more »
Tonys Latest ‘A Strange Loop’ Wins for Best New Musical
June 23, 2022
“A Strange Loop,” an utterly unforgettable, idiosyncratic trip into one man’s psyche, has won the best new musical Tony Award, beating more commercial fare. ... read more »
June 21, 2022
The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association is pleased to announce that celebrated comedian Arsenio Hall has been named this year’s host for the annual Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival (formerly Playboy Jazz Festival), presented by the LA Phil at the Hollywood Bowl, June 25–26, 2022. ... read more »
Tribeca Film Festival — It’s A Wrap — 2022
June 19, 2022
Perhaps the surprising lack of interesting films at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival is a direct result of the impact of COVID-19, and in an odd way, I sincerely hope that’s the only reason. ... read more »
Pierce to Star in West End Revival of ‘Death of a Salesman’
June 19, 2022
Wendell Pierce and Sharon D. Clarke headline West End's revival of Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman.” ... read more »
‘CIVIL’ at the American Black Film Festival
June 16, 2022
On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, the American Black Film Festival featured a star-studded red carpet and opening night screening for "CIVIL," at the New World Center Performance Hall in Miami Beach. The packed performance hall was filled with an electric energy that served as the perfect kick-off for this year’s festival. ... read more »
A Home For Hip Hop
June 16, 2022
The Universal Hip Hop Museum (UHHM) is slated to open in Bronx Point in 2024 with intentions of being the domain for audiences, artists, and technology to converge and create unparalleled educational and entertainment pieces. ... read more »
Etienne Maurice, Founder of WalkGood LA
June 16, 2022
The Actor, Activist and Certified Yoga Instructor on turning pain into purpose ... read more »
“Baby Drivers” Series Follows Troy Adams Coaching the Pro Drivers of the Future
June 16, 2022
The new Discovery+ series “Baby Drivers” shows the Black-owned Adams Motorsport Park cultivating young drivers with the hope of them becoming racing superstars. ... read more »

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