In the midst of the months-long controversy regarding the authorized representative for Council District 10, Herb Wesson has remained totally focused on delivering services for the area’s constituents.
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David Massey, the first African American Filmmaker ever Oscar-Nominated for “Best Live Action Short Film” (for 1992’s “Last Breeze of Summer” which he Produced,) along with Producer Sandra Evers-Manly, have presented Massey’s newest Short Film Project: “Passage” at two very recent events: The first screening was held at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, NY, on November 19, and the second screening took place at Raleigh Studios’ Chaplin Theater in Hollywood on November 23. ... read more »
Marla Gibbs (born Margaret Theresa Bradley; June 14, 1931) is an actress, singer, comedian, writer and television producer, whose career spans five decades. Marla celebrated her birthday at Peter Georges’ Conference Room Restaurant & Bar in Playa Vista and the party was sponsored by family friend and businessman Henry Woods, founder of HNW International Corporation, an international Consulting/Connector Firm, along with Lemuel Daniels, Peter George, and others. ... read more »
During the early morning hours on Tuesday April 21, firefighters from the Los Angeles Fire Department extinguished flames that damaged part of the historic Vision Theatre located in Leimert Park. ... read more »
Does Hollywood lead or follow when it comes to important social causes? Judging by recent concerns - of equality, equity and diversity - it mostly follows. The bottom line, that is: the money, the box office, the ratings. Which is only fair since entertainment is business, after all, not charity. ... read more »
Publisher Lisa Collins, LA Focus hosted the 22nd First Ladies High Tea at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Apostle Beverly “Bam” Crawford and actress Wendy Raquel Robinson were the Mistress of Ceremonies and on a day when so many powerful and inspiring words were shared, one word captures the entire event most accurately: beautiful. As Legacy Award Recipient Marla Gibbs quipped “This isn’t low tea, it’s HIGH tea!” ... read more »
Award winning entertainment industry veterans Marla Gibbs and Greg Hedgepath of the Formosa Group are among the presenters scheduled to speak at the upcoming free Wattstar Entrepreneur Collaborative (WEC) Seminar, ... read more »