Film Review: LA 92

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Film Review: LA 92 By Teryl Warren Injustice.  There were wailing Korean business owners desperately trying to save their livelihoods from looters.  There were white policemen in tears who could neither help nor harm their angry attackers. There was a controversial verdict that literally lit the flame, and from April 29 – May 4, 1992 [...]

Genius Premiere

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GENIUS PREMIERE ” I hope it hooks you!” Director Ron Howard joked as he introduced Episode 1 of National Geographic Channel‘s upcoming global event series Genius at last night’s premiere. And with a winning formula of Howard at the helm, Academy Award-winner Geoffrey Rush as Albert Einstein and an opening title sequence scored by none other [...]

LATIN MUSIC USA

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PBS Welcomes Back LATIN MUSIC USA, A Celebration of the Latino Contribution to the American Songbook Two-Hour Encore Episodes Air April 28th & May 5th at 9:00 P.M. Discover the fascinating musical fusions that propelled Latin music to the top of the US charts with LATIN MUSIC USA, coming back for audiences on Fridays, April 28th and May 5th at 9:00 P.M. [...]

SNOOP DOGG AT BET EXPERIENCE

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The BET Experience At L.A. LIVE Presented By Coca-Cola® June 22-25, 2017 Today, BET NETWORKS and AEG announced the first wave of star-studded talent that will take the stage at the 5th annual BET Experience at L.A. LIVE presented by Coca-Cola®. This year’s lineup of concerts at STAPLES Center will feature some of today’s hottest artists including Snoop Dogg ,Wiz Khalifa, Migos, A$AP [...]

SMIRNOFF EQUALIZES MUSIC

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SMIRNOFF™ LAUNCHES THE “EQUALIZING MUSIC” INITIATIVE IN AN EFFORT TO DOUBLE THE NUMBER OF WOMEN HEADLINERS BY 2020 SMIRNOFF Brings Music Fans and Industry Leaders Together to Increase Diversity within the Electronic Music Industry The most inclusive genre of music in the world has a severe gender diversity issue. According to a sample study conducted by THUMP, [...]

OSCAR DIRECTOR ART AUCTION

Hector Hyppolite (Haitian/St. Marc, 1894-1948), Bosou Toi Conne, oil-on-board, 19.75 x 27.25 inches, Jonathan Demme collection. Estimate: $30,000-$50,000

Art Collections of Oscar-winning Film Director Jonathan Demme, Movie Set Designer Ford Wheeler to be Auctioned March 19 n March 19, the Philadelphia auction house Material Culture will shine its spotlight on premier works from the folk and self-taught art collections of Academy Award-winning Hollywood director Jonathan Demme and his friend and past collaborator, movie set designer Ford Wheeler. “I believe many [...]

JOHN LEGEND AS FREDERICK DOUGLASS

Pictured Above: "Underground" Executive Producer, John Legend, Guest-Starring as Frederick Douglass in Season Two Premiering Wednesday, March 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on WGN America.

WGN America Releases First Look of John Legend as Renowned Abolitionist Frederick Douglass in Season Two of ‘Underground’ The Runaway Hit Series Returns for a Pulse-Pounding Second Season Wednesday, March 8 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Season One Marathon of “Underground” to Air on Wednesday, March 8 Beginning at 12:00 p.m. ET/PT in Advance of Season Two [...]

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: ANNALÉ

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: ANNALÉ Finding a sultry Neo-Soul songstress who looks up to the likes of Erykah Badu and Lalah Hathaway is about as difficult as finding a palm tree in Los Angeles – they’re everywhere you look. But a Korean-American Neo-Soul songstress who’s classically trained and has already performed with R&B legends before her debut [...]

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: DJOIR

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: DJOIR When’s the last time you heard someone in the public eye talk about embracing their flaws? In this day and age of Photoshop and strategic lighting, most artists work very hard to present a carefully crafted image of perfection for public consumption. But pop artist Djoir  steps boldly into the spotlight – [...]

BOOK REVIEW

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BOOK REVIEW: EXPONENTIAL LIVING By Teryl Warren Each year, thousands of people spend thousands in an earnest and diligent pursuit of success.  Some will spend their thousands on college tuition.  Some will spend their thousands in sweat equity.  And most will spend their thousands away from the hobbies, interests and people they claim are their [...]