Steve Harvey takes on Pay-Per-View
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 August 2012
              LAS VEGAS, NV  – Comedian Steve Harvey headlines his final stand-up comedy show on August 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, celebrating the end of more than 27 years ... read more >>
The Pan African Film Festival Announces Call for Submissions
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 August 2012
  Film Festival Set to Celebrate 21 Years of Cinematic Journeys Around the World   The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) is ready to take movie goers on a cinematic journey with international film ... read more >>
Reviews: Motown acts top summer concert season
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 02 August 2012
   Smokey Robinson Courtesy of artist   Concerts ’round L.A.    Three recent concerts featuring former Motown acts Smokey Robinson, The Jackson 5 and Gladys Knight prove that these artists ... read more >>
Emmy-Winning Director Invites Investors in Black Panther Biopic
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 August 2012
  Dante James The “Huey P. Newton Documentary” Interview            Dante James is an Emmy Award-winning independent filmmaker who has produced and directed critically-acclaimed documentary ... read more >>
Millers show Hollywood How to Rock Cymphonique Miller celebrates Sweet 16
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 August 2012
  Cymphonique and Percy Miller (father)   Romeo Miller (brother) and Cymphonique    Percy Miller (Master P) and his multi-talented son Romeo Miller host an amazing party for his daughter Nickelodeon ... read more >>
Celebrity Birthdays August 2nd – August 8th
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 August 2012
  James Baldwin – August 2nd Cedric Ceballos – August 2nd Isaiah Washington – August 2nd Nate McMillan – August 2nd Louis Armstrong – August 4th Barack Obama – August 4th Patrick Ewing ... read more >>
@ the Box Office (For movies opening Aug 3, 2012)
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 27 July 2012
@ the Box Office OPENING THIS WEEK   Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun        For movies opening August 3, 2012     BIG BUDGET FILMS     Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days ... read more >>
This time out, it’s Brian McKnight and the Duke Ellington Orchestra
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 27 July 2012
      In keeping with their tradition of the last several years of featuring wildly popular singers out in front of a major orchestra, the Hollywood Bowl will be filled with the sexy soulful ... read more >>
Kool Moe Dee Calls ‘Unsung’ Off-Target
Written by Bobbi Booker Special to the NNPA from The Philadelphia Tribune 27 July 2012
  Kool Moe Dee arrives at the 4th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors ceremony at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)   Harlem native Mohandas “Kool Moe Dee” ... read more >>
Batman Emerges from Exile to Battle Terrorist in Trilogy Finale
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 27 July 2012
    The Dark Knight Rises Film Review            The Dark Knight Rises brings down the curtain on the brilliant Batman trilogy directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Christian Bale as ... read more >>
“The Jefferson’s” Star Sherman Hemsley Passes On
Written by Ashley Nash, Sentinel Intern 26 July 2012
  “The Jefferson’s” Star Sherman Hemsley passes on, leaving behind a legacy of laughter.  Best known for his uncompromising character on the successful sitcom ‘The Jeffersons’, Sherman ... read more >>
Father and Son Discuss Coming-of-Age Comedy
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 26 July 2012
       Mario & Mandela Van Peebles The “We the Party” Interview           Mario Van Peebles was born in Mexico City on January 15, 1957 to Maria Marx and the legendary actor/director/composer/scriptwriter ... read more >>
Katherine Jackson Said to be Safe
Written by Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American 26 July 2012
   Katherine Jackson poses for a portrait in Calabasas, Calif., Wednesday, April 27, 2011. Jackson is lending her name and floral tastes to arrangements being sold online in a venture that provides ... read more >>
Berry Gordy does Motown one more time
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Contributing Writer 26 July 2012
  Berry Gordy, the Master of Motown with some of the Motown legends.   Though others have tried, in doing ‘Motown: the Musical,’ Berry Gordy, the Motown genius tells the Motown story, like only ... read more >>
First lady, Smithsonian museum honor top designers
Written by BRETT ZONGKER | Associated Press 21 July 2012
  First lady Michelle Obama smiles as she honors the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award winners, Friday, July 13, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. A District of ... read more >>
Musical life only gets better for Nas
Written by CRISTINA JALERU | Associated Press 20 July 2012
  This CD cover image released by Def Jam shows "Life is Good," the latest release by Nas. (AP Photo/Def Jam)   On the cover of his 10th album, "Life Is Good," the urban troubadour known as Nas is ... read more >>
2 accused of extorting Wonder ordered to trial
Written by ANTHONY McCARTNEY | Associated Press 20 July 2012
 Caption: In this May 9, 2012 file photo, Stevie Wonder performs during the "In Performance at the White House" in the East Room of the White House in Washington, honoring songwriters Burt Bacharach ... read more >>
Jay-Z, partners accused of stiffing logo designer
Written by Associated Press 20 July 2012
  Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter, President and CEO of Def Jam Records, answers a question after it was announced he would collaborate with the United Nations and MTV to raise awareness on the worldwide water ... read more >>
Actress urges action against human trafficking
Written by ANDRES GONZALEZ | Associated Press 20 July 2012
   Actress Jada Pinkett Smith waves as she takes her seat at the State Department ceremony releasing the 2012 Trafficking in Persons Report in Washington, Tuesday, June 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) ... read more >>
Jailed reggae star Buju Banton wants new trial
Written by Associated Press 20 July 2012
   Mug shot of Buju Banton. TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jailed reggae star Buju Banton wants a new trial in U.S. federal court. Last month, the federal appeals court in Atlanta upheld the Jamaican singer's ... read more >>
Mariah Carey in the mix for 'Idol'
Written by Associated Press 19 July 2012
  This June 2, 2012 file photo shows American singer Mariah Carey performing during a concert in Monaco. A person familiar with the singing competition series "American Idol" negotiations say Carey is ... read more >>
Beanie Sigel gets 2 years for Philly tax charges
Written by Associated Press 19 July 2012
 Rapper Beanie Sigel poses at the Roc-A-Fella record company offices in New York on May 27, 2004. Beanie has worked overtime to complete his latest album, "The B-Coming," so it can be released in December. ... read more >>
'Green Mile's' Michael Clarke Duncan hospitalized
Written by Associated Press 19 July 2012
 This June 27, 2010 file photo shows actor Michael Clarke Duncan at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Duncan has been hospitalized in Los Angeles after a heart attack. Publicist Joy Fehily says in a brief ... read more >>
Rel Gets Real
Written by Kam Williams, Sentinel Contributing Writer 19 July 2012
   Rel Dowdell The “Changing the Game” Interview             Rel Dowdell is a very gifted screenwriter and director. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he received his Bachelor’s ... read more >>
Spike Lee works on Michael Jackson documentary
Written by NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Associated Press 12 July 2012
  This June 18, 2012 file photo shows director Spike Lee talks about his Broadway directorial debut "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth", a one man show starring Mike Tyson, in New York. Lee is working on ... read more >>

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