Saturday, May 30, 2015
Center of Hope Brings the Jazz
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 12 December 2013
Very few things can breach more barrios and cross more divided lines than music,  and at the First Church of God, Center of Hope’s 3rd Annual Gospel Jazz Fest, artists  from lands spanning the ... read more >>
Entertainers Remember Nelson Mandela’s Life in Film and Music Hollywood continues to honor the South African Leader
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer 12 December 2013
South African Leader Nelson Mandela who fought for justice and equality passed December 5, 2013.  Former South Africa President Nelson Mandela’s passed December 5. He leaves behind a political and ... read more >>
Nia Long Hosts An Evening of Style
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Contributing Writer 05 December 2013
Actress Nia Long at the Lincoln "Evening of Style" event in front of the all new 2015 Lincoln MKC PHOTO: Courtesy of Lincoln    On the eve of the LA Auto Show, Lincoln Motor Company and Automotive ... read more >>
VIDEO: Sheryl Lee Ralph Interview
Written by Super User 12 November 2013
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VIDEO: Taste of Soul Family Festival 2013-OFFICIAL VIDEO
Written by Super User 06 November 2013
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Kerry Washington, Star of Scandal, is Pregnant
Written by Blair Adams Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 06 November 2013
    Actress Kerry Washington (Courtesy Photo) Rumors are flying around the entertainment industry that Kerry Washington, star of the hit ABC series “Scandal”, is pregnant with her first child.   Sources ... read more >>
Bishop Jones Answers Critics; Defends His Role in ‘Preachers of L.A.’
Written by Cory Alexander Haywood 06 November 2013
It’s no secret that a large sector of the Christian community doesn’t approve of Oxygen’s new, controversial reality show, “Preachers of LA.”  Like moths to a flame, scores of viewers tuned ... read more >>
Brandon T. Jackson Says Airline Called Him N-word; Airline Responds
Written by 06 November 2013
Earlier Tuesday, it was being reported that comedian/actor Brandon T. Jackson had been being unfairly treated by a US Airways attendant named “Dee” per his tweets. Jackson even claimed “Dee” ... read more >>
LAST CALL! The Pan African Film Festival Announces Final Call for Submissions Late Submissions Will Be Accepted Through November 16
Written by Sentinel News Services 06 November 2013
The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) is ready to take movie goers on a cinematic journey with international film screenings from around the globe with the announcement of its call for submissions.  ... read more >>
House Arrest on Hold as Lauryn Hill Hits the Road
Written by Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American 06 November 2013
Fresh out of jail for tax evasion Lauryn Hill is headed out on tour. According to TMZ, Hill has been granted permission to postpone the house arrest portion of her prison sentence in order to go on ... read more >>
Minorities Still Under-Represented in Hollywood, Study Shows
Written by Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper 06 November 2013
Hollywood continues to be a bastion of homogeneity where people of color are underrepresented, according to a new study from the University of Southern California at Annenberg.   Professor Stacy ... read more >>
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete Film Review
Written by Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 06 November 2013
Featured here are actors Ethan Dizon as Pete (left) and Skylan Brooks as Mister (right). Abandoned Kids Fend for Themselves in Gritty, NYC Saga It’s the last day of school for 8th grader ... read more >>
Giving Ja a Holla!
Written by Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 06 November 2013
  Born in Hollis, Queens on February 29, 1976, Jeffrey “Ja Rule” Atkins began rapping professionally while still in his teens, although he really made a big splash in 1999 with the release of ... read more >>
Jacksons perform Gordy tribute at Ebony gala
Written by NEKESA MUMBI MOODY Associated Press 06 November 2013
Founder of the Motown Records Berry Gordy, Jr. attends the Ebony Power 100 Gala on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP) Motown founder Berry Gordy recalls that when ... read more >>
Peggi Blu - "Vocal Coach from Hell" American Idol Vocal Coach Peggi Blu Wears New “HATT”
Written by Larry Buford Sentinel Contributing Writer 06 November 2013
Music Editor Shirley Halperin exclaimed, “Someone give this woman her own show!” (Billboard, 2/24/11). She was speaking of Peggi Blu, dubbed the “Vocal Coach from Hell” on the hit show American ... read more >>
New Jimi Hendrix Film on the Way
Written by Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from the Washington Informer 04 November 2013
Jimi Hendrix (Courtesy photo)  More than 43 years after his death and 46 years after the seminal “Purple Haze” recording, legendary musician Jimi Hendrix will be the subject of a television special ... read more >>
Teeth and Blood
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 November 2013
TEETH AND BLOOD: A RobStar Entertainment Production starring  Glenn Plummer, Michelle Van Der Water, Sean Christopher and written by Al Franflin, Plummer and Pamela J. Richardson also stars one of ... read more >>
A Book by Veteran Stuntwoman Angela Meryl
Written by Princess Manasseh, Sentinel Contributing Writer 04 November 2013
Photo: Princess Manasseh Sentinel Contributing Writer Angela Meryl signs a copy of her new book 'Stunts' for a fan while her daughter flips through the pages      Somewhere between bursting through ... read more >>
Against the Odds: Kids in the Spotlight holds its Fourth Annual Film Festival
Written by Princess Manasseh 31 October 2013
Actress Trisha Mann (center) poses with Kids in the Spotlight filmmakers before the screening Photo Courtesy     From narrowly missing cancelation to a sold out production at Sony Pictures, this ... read more >>
VIDEO: Sights and Sounds - Taste of Soul 2013!
Written by Super User 31 October 2013
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Music 4 The Soul is a Concert with a Cause
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Contributing Writer 21 October 2013
The Dramatics      Greater Educational Milestones (GEMS) has brought together hit groups from the ‘70s to headline their benefit concert, “Music 4 The Soul.” Cameo, The Dramatics, Rose Royce, ... read more >>
Women Behind the Music Series Kicks Off in Los Angeles
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Contributing Writer 21 October 2013
Andrea Martin (left) and Melanie Fiona (right) treat the crowd to a rare duet of Fiona's hit single "It Kills Me." (Photo courtesy of ASCAP) The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers ... read more >>
Eddie Griffin to Host First Greater Educational Benefit Concert
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 10 October 2013
Greater Educational Milestones (GEMs), Andern Educational Research, Inc. in conjunction with Celerity Educational Group will present Music 4 The Soul, a benefit concert and funk fest starring Cameo, ... read more >>

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Events Calendar

Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash