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Regalettes of Los Angeles White Linen Affair

You do not have to guess what my calendar looks like every year with the number of events that I have to cover.  More often then not I could really stay at home holding my remote control and watching television.  However, some events and people touch your life and you cannot say no.  Well, that was the case this year …

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The Real Tyler Perry!

Everyone is talking about the wonderful night it was at the Grand Opening of Tyler Perry’s Studio, but what most people are not talking about is his refusing to pay writers according to their union standard.  Now most people do not want to say something that can be perceived as negative or as a hater, but since I do not …

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Ruby Dee Robbed!

For the first time in history there is an African American that is the nominee for president, but racism is still alive and well in Hollywood.  Now I know it happen a little while ago, but I still feel that veteran actress Ruby Dee was robbed.  The 83-year-old thespian was nominated for her role as Denzel Washington’s mother in “American …

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National Black Arts Festival’s Charles Dutton Event Flops!

The festival had the makings of a really great event with Charles Dutton, but it fell short.  A conversation followed by the screening of “The Piano Lesson” seriously lacked due to a NBAF staff member’s weak attempt to interview the actor.  Dutton was born and reared on the Eastside of Baltimore, Maryland, Charles Dutton’s life is a testimony that you …

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National Black Arts Festival in Review: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly!

The 20th Anniversary of the National Black Arts Festival left no stone unturned to offer a rich experience for every aspect of the arts.  Yours truly was on hand for a few of the signature events of the two weeks of excitement.  The event that was at one time only celebrated every other year has become an annual cultural festivity …

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Tyra Banks Go Away!

Please someone explain to me what is all the fascination with Tyra Banks.  The former model is the executive producer of another fashion related competition series for the CW.  America really needs another reality television show, yet that is just what we got!  The network has ordered eight episodes of an untitled fashion-magazine reality series form Tyra and her business …

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Oprah Winfrey, Enough Said!

Art many times can be controversial do to the images and their interpretation or the statement the artist makes in their visual interpretation.  Controversial does not even began to describe Daniel Edwards—the sculptor who famously created a life-sized statue of a nude Britney Spears giving birth while on all fours—is back up to his old tricks and made headlines with …

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Mario Performs at Hennessey Cognac R&B Live!

    Hennessey Cognac presented R&B Live in Atlanta on Thursday night at Luckie Lounge. My girl Nicole Garner, the public relations diva, made sure that your boy was in the place for the live performance of Marsha, formerly of Floatry, and Mario. The new hot spot was jam-packed for the concert. Marsha did not really speak to any of my …

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