So Blue: The Urban Spectrum Theatre Company celebrates 40 years of multi-cultural entertainment with summer production
Phyllis Productions presents The Urban Spectrum Theatre Company's hot, sizzling summer production of "So Blue," written & directed by Artistic Director Judy Cooper Lyle, August 28, 29, 30, September 5 & 6 at the Driftwood Char Bar, 4415 Nicollet Ave. S., Minneapolis, at 7:30 p.m..
GET ON UP: Chadwick channels James Brown in nostalgic jukebox musical
Just last year, Chadwick Boseman successfully channeled the spirit of Jackie Robinson in "42," a powerful biopic about the Hall of Fame great who made history when he integrated Major League Baseball in 1947. "In Get on Up," the gifted young actor is already impersonating another legendary African-American, the Godfather of Soul, James Brown (1933-2006).
Steve Harvey and Morning Show presented UP's UPLIFT SOMEONE Award during 2014 Neighborhood Awards Weekend
(BLACK PR WIRE) – As Steve Harvey's 2014 Ford Neighborhood Awards kicked off in Atlanta on Friday, August 8, UP TV's VP, Consumer Marketing Lori Hall (center) on-air presented Steve (left), The Steve Harvey Morning Show co-host Shirley Strawberry (right) and the entire Morning Show team UP's UPLIFT SOMEONE Award, which recognizes individuals and organizations who through their work and acts of positivity and kindness have encouraged and changed the lives for the better of people all across our nation.
'Blacklist' actor Harry Lennix launches movie production company
Dave McNary, Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary
Harry Lennix, who played a general in "Man of Steel" and the assistant director of the FBI Counterterrorism Division on NBC's "The Blacklist," has quietly become a prolific producer with three movie projects already completed.
Power List announces Best-Selling African-American books for Summer 2014
New York, NY, August 5, 2014
Autobiographies and books with political themes dominated both the hardcover and paperback non-fiction portions of the Power List, the quarterly compilation of best-selling books written or read by African Americans, which was released today. The one notable exception was a health-related book, 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse: Lose Up to 15 Pounds in 10 Days by nutritionist and certified weight loss expert J.J. Smith, whose book was #1 among paperback non-fiction books for the quarter ending June 2014.
Crystal McCrary, director of the film 'Little Ballers'. Carmen Robles, associate editor for Afrodescendientes in Insight News. Mohamud Noor, interim director of the Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota.