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August Wilson’s Gem of The Ocean is an Emotional and Relevant Display of a Uniquely Black American Story
November 7, 2019
"Gem of the Ocean" was a true display of emotion, and the connection an individual has to their past. ... read more »
‘Slave Play’ by Jeremy O. Harris a Real Look at Racism in America —Opening on Broadway, Oc-tober 6
October 9, 2019
In the new play “Slave Play” (playing a strictly limited 17-week engagement)now playing in New York, at the Golden Theatre, and opening, Sunday, October 6, actress, Joaquina Kalukango who plays Kaneisha opens and closes the conversational play with a bang.  ... read more »
‘MICHAEL COLYAR’S MOMMA’ Charts “Ups, Downs and Zigs Zags” of Comedian’s Life
September 12, 2019
When comedian Michael Colyar talks to the LA Sentinel this past week, he has literally just had one of the most surreal experiences he’s ever had in his life. Not only did legendary soul musician Stevie Wonder just call into a radio talk show while Colyar was being interviewed, Wonder also asked Colyar for a ticket to one of the upcoming performances of his show Michael Colyar’s Momma. ... read more »
Breaking Barriers in Ballet: Misty Copeland Set to Receive Trailblazer Award
September 5, 2019
On Sep. 11, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), will honor Misty Copeland, with their esteemed Trailblazer Award, during the CBC’s annual “Celebration of the Arts” event ... read more »
Homelessness Takes Center Stage in ‘Under the Freeway’
September 4, 2019
Six years ago, playwright Brandi Burks opened a new theatrical production, “Under the Freeway,” to highlight homeless people facing the consequences of their life choices. Fast-forward to 2019 and homelessness has reached rampant proportions with the number of individuals in this status escalating at an alarming rate. ... read more »
Hosea Chanchez Stars in One-Man Show ‘Good Mourning’
August 22, 2019
“Good Mourning,” is a one-man play that digs into grief, trauma, loss and mental health. ... read more »
Gunshot Medley Brings Black Theatre to the Electric Lodge
August 8, 2019
“Gunshot Medley: Part I” is the latest play to hit the stage at the Electric Lodge on Abbot Kinney Boulevard near Venice Beach. Running until August 19, the play tells the story of American history through the eyes of three slaves. ... read more »
BILLIE HOLIDAY:FRONT AND CENTER BEGINS JULY 26 AT WACO THEATER CENTER IN NORTH HOLLYWOOD
July 31, 2019
Billie Holiday: Front and Center, the acclaimed show with songs will run  at the  WACO Theater Center, 5144 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601.Run dates include Friday, ... read more »
Walter Mosley Brings Life to FX’s ‘Snowfall’
July 26, 2019
First impression, Walter Mosley, author and consulting producer/writer on FX’s “Snowfall” for the past two seasons, has a distinctive and comforting voice. His cadence reminded me of jazz.  He confessed that he doesn’t like his voice suggesting that it’s nothing special. I will agree to disagree. ... read more »
David Mack Builds Community Bridges Through the Arts
July 11, 2019
The executive director of Invertigo Dance Theatre seeks to unite communities, give inspiration and shape the forefront of the arts in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Beyond Black Music Month: Karen A. Clark – Motivated And Mission-Driven
July 4, 2019
Karen’s upcoming project is "Love Stories: Tales of An African Queen." ... read more »
André De Shields wins Tony for “Hadestown”—the only Black Person to Win!
June 13, 2019
Here is what was shared on the red carpet at the 73rd annual Tony Awards held in New York City at Radio City Music Hall. ... read more »
Star-Studded Presenters Scheduled for 28th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards
June 6, 2019
The NAACP Beverly Hills/ Hollywood Branch announced the presenters for the 28th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards on Monday, June 17 ... read more »
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