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Aug 01st

“Skyfall”-ing for a Bond Girl

 “Skyfall”-ing for a Bond Girl  Naomie Harris was born on September 6, 1976 in London, England where she was raised as an only child by Lisselle Kayla, a single-mom and TV scriptwriter. The accomplished young actress, who is of Jamaican extraction, has already made a name for herself in film, television and theatre, and just completed production on A Long Walk to Freedom, a biopic about Nelson Mandela in which she portrayed his wife, Winnie.

A Poetic License to Kill

A Poetic License to KillBorn in Chester, England on March 2, 1968, and raised on the Wirral Peninsula outside Liverpool, Daniel Craig has gone from waiting tables as a struggling actor to playing the legendary James Bond. In between, the versatile thespian has tackled a variety of roles, which is reflected in a resume which includes outings in Elizabeth, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Road to Perdition, The Mother, Sylvia, Layer Cake, Fateless, Munich and Infamous prior to his 2006 debut as 007 in Casino Royale.

The Black Church: Where Women Pray and Men Prey

The Black Church: Where Women Pray and Men Prey"If you are a single black woman regularly attending church and tithing, or you are a woman with children that accompany you to church, please open your mind to the expressed dangers within the walls of your house of worship, because far too often, black women go to church to pray to God, and black men are there to game on, feed on and prey on them like predators...

Jamaica Farewell

Jamaica FarewellThe award-winning and internationally acclaimed, Jamaica Farewell, written and performed by Debra Ehrhardt and directed by Joel Zwick will be coming to Minnesota. Based on her true life story, Ehrhardt's Jamaica Farewell chronicles her escape from revolution-torn Jamaica in the 1970's to fulfill her lifelong dream of going to America. The performance of Jamaica Farewell will be at Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Main Street in Hopkins on Sunday November 11, 2012 at 4pm. Tickets are available by calling the box office at 952-979-1111.

How Sweet Yolanda!

 How Sweet Yolanda!Ever since her late-Eighties debut, “Just as I Am,” Yolanda Adams has triumphantly carried the torch for contemporary gospel and inspirational music via a dozen glorious albums. Stunningly beautiful, exceptionally educated, filled with the spirit and blessed with one of the most powerful voices in any genre of music, this former schoolteacher is a stately beacon of God’s light.

Halle & Hanks co-star in adaptation of sci-fi best-seller

Halle & Hanks co-star in adaptation of sci-fi best-sellerBased on David Mitchell's groundbreaking novel of the same name, "Cloud Atlas" offers an intriguing and visually-captivating cinematic experience that's well worth the investment for its unorthodox narrative alone. Be forewarned, however, that you would be well advised to arrive at the theater already familiar with the cryptic best seller's inscrutable plot structure, if you hope to have a decent idea about what's going on.

Spirit Seeker: John Coltrane’s Musical Journey

Spirit Seeker: John Coltrane’s Musical Journey"Music and religion were the twin forces that shaped John Coltrane's early years. Both of his grandfathers were Methodist ministers, and each of his parents was a skilled musician.
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