Cedric “The Entertainer” Live in Long Beach
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 April 2011
Long Beach, CA - Charismatic actor/comedian, Cedric "The Entertainer," brings his award-winning comedy to Long Beach Terrace Theater on Friday, April 29th.Cedric's universal appeal, versatility, and tremendous ... read more >>
“LisaRaye: The Real McCoy”
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 07 April 2011
By Aryssa DurrellSentinel Contributing WriterTV One's highest-rated program is back as "LisaRaye: The Real McCoy" premieres for its second season April 7 at 6 p.m., Pacific Time.The series follows the ... read more >>
Theatre Celebrates 50 Years of ALVIN AILEY’S ‘REVELATIONS’
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 April 2011
Revelations Piece (AADT – Paul Kolnik) BY ARYSSA DURRELLCONTRIBUTING WRITERLos Angeles awaits a spectacular production, as the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will grace the stage celebrating 50 ... read more >>
“Raisin in the Sun” Gala Brings Out L.A. Theatre Elite
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 April 2011
Glynn Turman (photo by Malcolm Ali) By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterNative Angeleno Theatregoers-and transplanted New Yorkers-who yearn for good Black Theatre in the community have, since 2007, ... read more >>
Snoop Dogg, Warren G attend service for Nate Dogg
Written by Associated Press 02 April 2011
LONG BEACH, Calif. - Rappers Snoop Dogg, Warren G and The Game joined family, friends and about 1,000 fans of Nate Dogg to remember the hip-hop singer, who died this month of complications from multiple ... read more >>
JAZZ ‘ROUD L.A.: Virtuosity Is At His Base – Bassist Christian McBride
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 02 April 2011
By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterIt would seem that there's nothing bassist Christian McBride can't do on a bass. Whether soloing or leading his equally gifted band, Inside Straight, McBride thumps ... read more >>
YoungArts Accepting Applications for 2012 National Program
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 April 2011
17- and 18- year old artists encouraged to apply nationwide. Winners are eligible for financial awards of up to $10,000.YoungArts, the core program of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts ... read more >>
Black Eyed Peas’ Taboo Gets the Party Started
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 25 March 2011
Taboo The "Fallin' Up" InterviewBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterJaime Luis Gonzalez, aka Taboo, was born in the barrio of East Los Angeles on July 14, 1975 to parents of Latino and Native-American ... read more >>
Pharoah Sanders: Jazz Wizard
Written by Joy Childs 25 March 2011
Jazz 'round L.A. By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterOne of Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary definitions of a "wizard" is "a person who is very good at something." And most images of a wizard envision ... read more >>
Tupac Biopic Needs You
Written by EURweb.com 25 March 2011
The Tupac biopic being directed by Antoine Fuqua is experiencing a slow start since Morgan Creek and Universal Pictures, the production entities behind it, are having a hard time casting the movie. Specifically, ... read more >>
Loleatta Holloway, Dies at 64
Written by EURweb.com 25 March 2011
EURweb.com Soul singer Loleatta Holloway, whose voice powered the hook on Marky Mark’s “Good Vibrations,” died on Monday (March 21) following a brief illness due to heart failure, according to her ... read more >>
Chris Brown destroys dressing room
Written by Nakesha Mumbi Moody (AP Music Writer) 25 March 2011
In this publicity image released by ABC, singer Chris Brown appears on the morning program 'Good Morning America,' Tuesday, March 22, 2011 in New York. Brown was on “GMA” to promote his new album, ... read more >>
Film Review: Adjustment Bureau
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 19 March 2011
Mindbending Sci-Fi Pits Free Will vs. PredestinationBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterDuring his brief lifetime, the prolific Philip K. Dick wrote dozens of science-fiction novels, plus well over ... read more >>
Rap Star Nate Dogg Passes Away
Written by Brandon Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 19 March 2011
 By Brandon I. BrooksSentinel Entertainment Editor Rap star "Nate Dogg", aka Nathaniel Hale, has died at age 41, according to the Long Beach Press-Telegram.Hale was born in Long Beach and is known for ... read more >>
Kevin Frazier Named Co- Anchor of “THE INSIDER”
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 19 March 2011
 Kevin Frazier was named co-anchor of The Inside this past week.  It was announced by Linda Bell Blue, Executive Producer of CBS Television Distribution's Entertainment Tonight and The Insider.  He ... read more >>
AOL and Queen Latifah Announce Content Partnership
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2011
 AOL and Queen Latifah today announced a content partnership, where Queen Latifah will executive produce and also star in a variety of original video web series to be featured across AOL's network of ... read more >>
James Avery and Judge Mablean Ephriam Featured at CAAM
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2011
Judge Mablean Ephriam signs copies of her book "Judge Mablean's Life Lessons, Tools for Weekly Living," for students of Rialto High School during Target Sundays at CAAM.-- Photo by Earl Dotson In Celebration ... read more >>
A Chat Between a Journalist and a Gentlemen: Lou Gossett, Jr.
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 19 March 2011
Lou Gossett, Jr "The Grace Card" InterviewBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterLouis Cameron Gossett, Jr. was born in Coney Island, Brooklyn on May 27, 1936 to Helen Rebecca Wray, a nurse, and Lou, ... read more >>
“For Love of Liberty” Chronicles Untold Story of African – Americans’ Courageous Service to their Country
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 17 March 2011
   NAACP Presents Image Award for Outstanding Documentary to "For Love of Liberty Frank Martin Film Chronicles Untold Story of African-Americans' Courageous Service to their CountryFor Love of Liberty: ... read more >>
Millennium Network to raise awareness on big issues at event
Written by Aryssa Durrell (Contributing Writer) 12 March 2011
The Clinton Foundation's network will also try to raise fundsBy Aryssa DurrellContributing WriterIn an effort to help tackle big issues such as childhood obesity and economic development, the Millennium ... read more >>
Sali’s Soliloquy
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 12 March 2011
Salli Richardson-Whitfield    The "I Will Follow" InterviewBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterBorn in Chicago on November 23, 1967, Salli Richardson-Whitfield burst onto the silver screen in ... read more >>
Upscale Black Hair Salon Featured in New VH1 Reality Show
Written by Darlene Donloe (Contributing Writer) 12 March 2011
(L-R) Katrina Atkinson, Elgin Charles, Lolita Goods and Sean Cameron.Photo by Mac Alexander By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer"Beverly Hills Fabulous" is not only the name of his new reality show on ... read more >>
Rick Ross partners with Warner Bros.
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2011
Warner Bros. Records Announces Partnership with Superstar Rapper Rick Ross' Maybach Music GroupWarner Bros. Records is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership with Maybach Music Group, ... read more >>
Steve Harvey Mentoring Weekend in Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 March 2011
Two boys receive tips on grooming as celebrity fashion designer Woody Wilson demonstrates tying a necktie and celebrity barber James Thomas gives a haircut at the Steve Harvey Mentoring Weekend for Young ... read more >>
2011 Oscar Recap
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 04 March 2011
"King's Speech" Coronation Spearheads Another British InvasionBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterThe King's Speech not only won the Oscars for Best Picture, Original Screenplay and Actor (Colin ... read more >>