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Ailey Troupe Marks 60 Years by Looking Back at its Founder
December 27, 2018
It was March 1958 when an African American dancer named Alvin Ailey, then making his living on the Broadway stage, gathered up a group of fellow dancers and presented a one-night show of his own works. ... read more »
Nancy Wilson, Grammy-winning jazz singer, dies at 81
December 14, 2018
Influenced by Dinah Washington, Nat “King” Cole and other stars, Wilson covered everything from jazz standards to “Little Green Apples” and in the 1960s alone released eight albums that reached the top 20 on Billboard’s pop charts. Sometimes elegant and understated, or quick and conversational and a little naughty, she was best known for such songs as her breakthrough “Guess Who I Saw Today” and the 1964 hit ”(You Don’t Know) How Glad I Am,” which drew upon Broadway, pop and jazz. ... read more »
Debbie Allen’s “Hot Chocolate Nutcracker” Returns For The Holidays
November 22, 2018
Tisha Campbell, Debbie Allen and others return for the ninth annual performance at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. ... read more »
Cuba Gooding Jr.–Back on Broadway and Writing & Directing Movies, Too
October 11, 2018
The Oscar-winner and Emmy nominee made such an impact in the role, across the pond, that the producers invited him to play Flynn, once again, ... read more »
Avi Bernard Produces Film with Tony Award Winning Writer
October 11, 2018
You’ve heard him on the radio on KJLH 102.3 FM. You’ve seen him on KTLA News Channel 5 as an on-air personality. He has appeared on various television shows such as “True Detective,” “Murder in The First” and HBO’s “Barry.” Avi Bernard will continue his acting abilities in his upcoming film, “Why Torture Is Wrong and the People Who Love Them.”   ... read more »
L.A. Native Nicolette Robinson Stars in Broadway Musical ‘Waitress’
October 4, 2018
For many years, the name Nicolette Robinson was floated around Hollywood’s inner circle citing her as someone to “watch” and when inquiring minds, like mine, asked what made her someone to keep a keen eye on, the answer given—across the board—was simple, Nicolette Robinson had the “it” factor. ... read more »
‘School Girls’ Comes to the Kirk Douglas Theatre
September 28, 2018
"School Girls," or the African Mean Girls play, is here in Los Angeles at the Kirk Douglas Theatre for one last weekend until Sept. 30. ... read more »
“Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations” Comes to Los Angeles
September 20, 2018
Center Theatre Group presents a musical about the Motown singing group, the Temptations here in Los Angeles before heading to Broadway in the Spring. “Ain’t Too Proud,” a musical about the life and times of the iconic singing group the Temptations, ... read more »
The Day I Became Black- A Biracial Experience in America
The Day I Became Black tackles themes in society, not just through a Black lens, but through a Biracial one as well. Multi-racial people are growing three times faster than the population as a whole, not to mention people who come from different religious/political backgrounds and people who have gender identity issues. We’ve all been forced to identify at one time or another, or worse, feel like a fraud trying to identify with more than one group. This show finds the comedy in the struggle of trying to fit in and trying to just be yourself. ... read more / view event »
Actress Tamara Tunie Shines In New Show Dietland
August 2, 2018
Tamara Tunie, actress of AMC’s new hit show Dietland, spoke to the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper.  Dietland shines light on the current issues facing society from a woman’s perspective. Tunie long list of accomplishments includes directing, musical theater, and producing stage plays.    ... read more »
Director Aims to ‘Contribute to The Conversation’ Through Her Work
July 3, 2018
Director Patricia McGregor hopes that change can be vocalized in the form of the plays she directs like her most recent play, “Skeleton Crew.”   ... read more »
“The Maya in Me ”Shares One Woman’s Turbulent Love Story Guided by Dr. Maya Angelou’s Wisdom
June 28, 2018
“The Maya in Me” is the highly anticipated one-woman show written and performed by family therapy counselor, actress and writer Dr. Tameka Bob. As the show’s title indicates, “The Maya in Me” is an intimate visual piece that uses poetry written by the late literary icon Dr. Maya Angelou to parallel real life moments from Dr. Bob’s life and struggles with love.   ... read more »
Dancer’s Solo on Black History Takes Him to U.S. Capitol
June 28, 2018
Akuchu, who started break-dancing when he was a teenager, says "hip-hop's history is embedded in its movement.'' You can't separate that history from the moves themselves. ... read more »
Michael Ajakwe Jr. Succumbs: A Life Well Lived One Frame At a Time
June 21, 2018
There is no doubt Michael Ajakwe Jr. was a man with a plan. No achievement was more stellar for the Emmy Award winning writer than founding the first Web Series Festival EVER, LAWEBFEST. ... read more »
From Teacher to Broadway Star: J Daughtry Takes the Stage as Harpo in “The Color Purple”
June 7, 2018
J Daughtry Takes the Stage as Harpo in "The Color Purple" ... read more »
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