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Our History Matters: The Untold Stories of African American ‘Hidden Figures’
February 8, 2019
Marshall Walter “Major” Taylor was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1878. Major Taylor participated in his first bike race as a teenager. Shortly after, he moved to Worcester, Massachusetts to become a professional cyclist. Throughout his career, he received several world records from competing in races around the world but that didn’t stop the racist fans from throwing things at him and competitors trying to bump him off the track during his races. One competitor by the name of W.E. Becker choked Taylor until the police separated the two. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
December 20, 2018
For movies opening December 21, 2018 ... read more »
Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts Presents Colors of Christmas With Peabo Bryson, Taylor Dayne, Jon Secada, and Deniece Williams on Sat., December 8, 8:00 PM
October 29, 2018
The Cerritos Center of the Performing Arts (CCPA) welcomes back the spirited COLORS OF CHRISTMAScelebration with a medley of seasonal and Pop tunes. This annual celebration features two-time Grammy winner Peabo Bryson headlining a talented lineup, which includes Taylor Dane, Jon Secada, and Deniece Williams. They deliver greatest hits and yuletide songs individually and collectively in this CCPA audience favorite. The performance takes place at 8:00 PM on Saturday, December 8. Tickets, starting at $55, are available at the CCPA Ticket Office, at cerritoscenter.com, by calling (562) 916-8500.                               ... 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 »
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 »
David Alan Grier Continues His Comedy Takeover
September 20, 2018
David Alan Grier wears multiple professional hats. He has appeared in Broadway plays, performed stand-up comedy shows and starred in a plethora of movies. He continues to push his creative endeavors in his recent film,  ... read more »
94.7 The Wave Stage at Taste of Soul Presents— Sister Sledge and Jody Watley
September 20, 2018
This year, the 94.7 The Wave Stage brings “Black Girl Magic” to Taste of Soul. The source of smooth R&B and jazz for Southern California, the 94.7 The Wave Stage is once again bringing musical icons to Taste of Soul in Sister Sledge and Jodi Watley. ... read more »
The Broad Stage Presents True Blues — Corey Harris and Guy Davis
August 30, 2018
The Broad Stage presents True Blues – Corey Harris and Guy Davis -- on Friday, September 28 at 7:30pm.  Harris and Davis, two leading performers of acoustic blues, will each perform a set of their own before coming together onstage to celebrate the extraordinary music that has shaped their multifaceted careers. ... read more »
Woman Pleads No Contest to Fleeing Police in Moving Truck
August 24, 2018
Shante Johnson (dob 12/18/81), aka Nine Lives, of Hawthorne pleaded no contest yesterday afternoon to one felony count each of fleeing a pursuing peace officer's vehicle while driving recklessly and assault with a deadly weapon, a car, on a peace officer, as well as one misdemeanor count of hit-and-run driving resulting in property damage. She also admitted an allegation of a prior felony conviction. ... read more »
Inside Hamilton’s Fitting Room with Costume Designer Paul Tazewell
August 31, 2017
This year, the touring cast displayed its visual storytelling before major metropolitan city audiences across the United States. ... read more »
“Orange Is The New Black” star Danielle Brooks at the SAG Awards
February 28, 2017
Actress Danielle Brooks talks about what keeps her motivated to do her job onscreen. Host: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
“Power” Creator Courtney Kemp and “Hamilton” Actor Brandon Victor Dixon at the NAACP Image Awards
February 23, 2017
Courtney Kemp, creator and producer of the Starz hit series "Power," talks about the series and how she recruited Brandon Victor Dixon for season four. Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
Ballerina Misty Copeland heading to Broadway’s ‘On the Town’
July 8, 2015
Ballerina Misty Copeland, who just became the first African-American woman to be a principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre, has another breakthrough planned — a debut on Broadway. ... read more »
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