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Pentagon visit ahead for veteran who's dance champ
Written by Associated Press 06 December 2011
In this image released by ABC-TV, war veteran and actor J.R. Martinez, right, and his partner Karina Smirnoff hold their award after they were crowned champions of the celebrity dance competition series, ... read more >>
Founder of Jamaica reggae, rocksteady trio dies
Written by Associated Press 06 December 2011
 KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — One of the founders of a leading Jamaican reggae and rocksteady trio from the 1960s has died.A bandmate says Barry Llewellyn of the Heptones died Wednesday at age 64. Lead ... read more >>
Jazz pianist Jason Moran to advise Kennedy Center
Written by BRETT ZONGKER | AP 05 December 2011
AP photo The Kennedy Center has chosen 36-year-old pianist Jason Moran as its artistic adviser for jazz, a post long held by acclaimed musician Billy Taylor until he died last year at 89.Kennedy Center ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays December 1st – December 6th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 04 December 2011
Richard Pryor – December 1st Lou Rawls – December 1st Teairra Mari – Decembert 2ndTyra Banks – December 4thBernard King – December 4thJay-Z – December 4thLauren London – December 4thLittle ... read more >>
BlackPoet Ventures Debuts Miles Davis Tribute In Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2011
Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center Continues To Celebrate Its Newly Opened Doors Phoenix, Ariz. – This year marks Miles Davis’ 20-year memorial. But everyday is a day to celebrate the life and ... read more >>
8 years for rapper Lil Boosie in drug smuggle plot
Written by Associated Press 04 December 2011
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Baton Rouge rapper known as "Lil Boosie" has been sentenced to eight years in prison following his guilty plea to drug charges.The 29-year-old rapper's real name is Torrence ... read more >>
Comedian Patrice O'Neal dies, had suffered stroke
Written by KAREN MATTHEWS | AP 03 December 2011
Veteran stand-up comic Patrice O'Neal, who gained a wider following through TV and radio and helped roast Charlie Sheen, died Tuesday from complications of a stroke he suffered last month. He was 41.O'Neal's ... read more >>
Bill Withers: Just As He Is
Written by Joy Childs 03 December 2011
It’s been 40 years since Bill Withers introduced his homespun philosophy of life and love on his debut album “Just As I Am.” On that record was GRAMMY® award-winning “Ain’t No Sunshine,” ... read more >>
Alrick’s Alright!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 03 December 2011
Alrick Brown The “Kinyarwanda” Interview With an MFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Alrick Brown is a filmmaker and teacher who has found his calling writing, directing and producing narrative ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays November 24th – November 30th
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 November 2011
Theodore “Teddy” Wilson – November 24thScott Joplin – November 24thDonovan McNabb – November 25thRonald “Winky” Wright –November 26thGarcelle Beauvais – November 26thJaleel White – ... read more >>
Tyler Perry defends casting Kardashian in new film
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 November 2011
In this Sept. 13, 2011 file photo, TV Personality Kim Kardashian attends the Vera Wang 2012 Spring collection during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center in New York. Filmmaker Tyler Perry is defending ... read more >>
American Idol winner Ruben Studdard seeks divorce
Written by Associated Press 25 November 2011
In this Dec. 8, 2003 file photo, Mathew Knowles, father and former manager of singer Beyonce Knowles, poses at his Music World Entertainment headquarters in Houston. Knowles has launched a reality show ... read more >>
Star-studded sendoff at Heavy D funeral service
Written by MESFIN FEKADU - AP 25 November 2011
Sean "Diddy" Combs pays tribute to hip hop star Heavy D during his funeral at Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon New York Friday, Nov. 18, 2011. Diddy talked about how Heavy D helped give him his start ... read more >>
Judge denies Jackson doc's bid for new testing
Written by ANTHONY McCARTNEY 25 November 2011
In this file photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011 Dr. Conrad Murray waits to leave the courtroom during the final stage of his defense in his involuntary manslaughter trial in the death of singer Michael ... read more >>
Tasha and Michael on Angela and Marcus
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 25 November 2011
Tasha Smith & Michael Jai White The “For Better or Worse” Interview A dedicated and consummate performer, Tasha Smith is known for bringing style and intense character portrayals to the screen. ... read more >>
Nicki Minaj wins 2 trophies at AMAs
Written by DERRIK J. LANG - AP Entertainment Writer 25 November 2011
Nicki Minaj accepts the rap/hip-hop favorite album award for "Pink Friday" at the 39th Annual American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nicki ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays November 17th – November 23rd
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 November 2011
RuPaul – November 17thSinbad – November 18thRyan Howard – November 19thAhmad Rashad –November 19thRyan Leslie – November 20thCarlos Boozer – November 20thTyga – November 20thKen Griffey, ... read more >>
New book offers glimpse of Jackson's personal life
Written by Sentinel News Service 17 November 2011
In this Nov. 8, 2007 file photo, pop star Michael Jackson poses on the red carpet during the RainbowPUSH Coalition Los Angeles 10th annual awards in Los Angeles. Frank Cascio, a personal assistant turned ... read more >>
Give Me An Alabama Sky!
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 17 November 2011
Blues For An Alabama Sky, written by Pearl Cleage and directed by Sheldon Epps, starring Robin Givens, Kadeem Hardison, Kevin T. Carroll, Tessa Thompson and Robert Ray Manning, Jr., opened at the Pasadena ... read more >>
James Earl Jones accepts honorary Oscar from afar
Written by SANDY COHEN - AP Entertainment Writer 17 November 2011
In this Oct. 20, 2010 file photo, actor James Earl Jones sits for a photograph backstage at the Golden Theater in New York. Jones, who is starring with Vanessa Redgrave in the London stage production of ... read more >>
Actress Nia Long gives birth to baby boy
Written by Associated Press 17 November 2011
In this June 26, 2011 file photo, actress Nia Long poses backstage at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Representatives for the actress announced, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011 that Long gave birth to a second ... read more >>
The Dreamer, The Believer
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 17 November 2011
Rapper, actor and author Common, poses for photos in New York, Friday, Nov. 4, 2011. Common stars in the new series, "Hell on Wheels," premiering Sunday at 10 p.m. EST on AMC.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)Common ... read more >>
Blues For An Alabama Sky
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 November 2011
Blues For An Alabama Sky director and cast (From Left to Right): actress, Robin Givens, actor, Kadeem Hardison, artistic director, Sheldon Epps, actress, Tessa Thompson,actor, Robert Ray Manning, Jr. & ... read more >>
How You Doin’?
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 10 November 2011
“The Wendy Williams Show” Interview Born in Asbury Park, New Jersey on July 18, 1964, Wendy Joan Williams burst onto the TV landscape in July 2009 with the launch of her own nationally-syndicated ... read more >>
A Fight For Love: Review
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 10 November 2011
Jose TurnerA Fight For Love, a stage play written by Jose Turner and directed by Duane Shepard, examines this dynamic through the life of a talented, young boxer Michael (Turner), who is looking for love ... read more >>

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