THE CHICAGO WEST Community Music Center Orchestra will hold its annual holiday concert on Sunday, December 15, at 3:00 p.m. at the Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N. Central Park Ave. in Chicago. CWCMC Orchestra will be joined by staff, students and special guests as they perform favorite classical, jazz and...
By Aleia Woods, NewsOne Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us” was undoubtedly the talk of many households and the reason for many spiraling emotions. The four-part Netflix series evoked pain, grief, frustration and more, as viewers witnessed an unadulterated depiction of what led to the wrongful conviction of five Harlem...
Charlotte Nebres has made dancing history in a cherished holiday tradition. By Kimberly Richards, Huffington Post Young ballerina Charlotte Nebres has made history this holiday season. The 11-year-old became the first Black dancer cast in the leading role of Marie in the New York City Ballet’s production of “George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker.”...
“Collaborating with Amazon Studios will enable us to marry academia and industry efforts to build a robust workforce of diverse entertainment industry leaders,” said Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick. By NewsOne Howard University is on a mission to diversify the entertainment industry. After launching an internship program with Lionsgate,...
Goodbye Outlander And Power? By Mae Abdulbaki, Cinema Blend Relationships between cable companies and cable networks/studios have always required a balancing act to maintain. This was apparent back in 2010 when CBS and Comcast were close to ending their partnership because they couldn’t reach a deal, and various situations occurred this...
By Erick Johnson FORT McPHERSON, Ga – Madea would be so proud. Tyler Perry has outdone himself. On his new, sprawling 330-acre studio complex in this Atlanta suburb, one can visit the White House, a classic, grand mansion in the Deep South, a lake cabin and a posh state-of-the art...
The Chicago South Side Film Festival (CSSFF) brings back the celebration of the South Side of Chicago on films. The diverse films will bring together film-goers and film-makers at venues on Chicago’s South Side September 27th to October 6th. Who: The Chicago South Side Film Festival What: 3rd Annual Chicago...
By Erick Johnson The world is celebrating the life of renowned soprano Jessye Norman. After an illustrious career at New York’s esteemed Metropolitan Opera and opera houses around the world, Norman died on September 30, two weeks after celebrating her 74th birthday. A diva who at one point in her celebrated...
Byron Allen, founder and CEO of The Grio‘s parent company Entertainment Studios, is steadily adding on to his already impressive portfolio with his latest purchase of 11 television stations from USA Television. The $290 million deal has the entertainment mogul acquiring the small-market network affiliates, which are spread out...
No matter who wins the game, HU has never lost a party! This is the turn up for the new school join Howard/Hampton celebrities, alumni, and friends for what will be the party of the year! A portion of the proceeds to benefit the HBCU alliance, the Howard University...