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Playtime at the Playboy
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 17 June 2010
  Naturally 7Esperanza (Photo by Pete Iovino) By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterThe 2010 Playboy Jazz Festival, the 32nd, did its usual outstanding job of headlining something old, something ... read more >>
Herbie Hancock Imagines John Lennon in ‘Project’
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 17 June 2010
  Herbie Hancock (Photo © Becky Sapp/Wire Image)By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing Writer "The Imagine Project", the new CD from multiple Grammy-winning artist and musical pioneer Herbie ... read more >>
Black Music Month: Innovators
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 17 June 2010
By Brandon I. BrooksSentinel Entertainment EditorLouis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong was one of the most influential artists in the history of music. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on August 4, 1901, he began ... read more >>
Marvin, youngest of Isley Brothers, dies at 56
Written by Associated Press 10 June 2010
This photo provided by Magic Sound Productions on November 1984 shows Marvin Isley of the group Isley-Jasper-Isley. (AP)By Karen HawkinszAssociated Press WriterMarvin Isley, the bass player who helped ... read more >>
Get Ready for This Year’s Second Line at the PBJF
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 10 June 2010
 Irvin MayfieldBy Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterAnyone who's been to the Playboy over the past several years knows that sometime in the afternoon they're going to be standing up at their seats ... read more >>
Bill Cosby and Jell-O partner on national contest
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 09 June 2010
 Bill CosbyYoung children auditioningConsumers stand in line for a chance to winSentinel sits down with Cosby for a one-on-one conversation.By Brandon I. Brooks Sentinel Entertainment EditorLegendary ... read more >>
Black Music Month: Celebration of Negro Spirituals
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 June 2010
James ClevelandMahalia JacksonMarian AndersonPaul RobesonSallie MartinSam CookEmancipationPortrait of the Jubilee SingersFlyer of Jubilee Singers The story of the Negro spirituals is closely linked to ... read more >>
Child Star Gary Coleman Dies at age 42
Written by Associated Press 28 May 2010
Gary Coleman Dies at age 42 Gary Coleman By Associated Press Writer Jennifer DobnerGary Coleman, the adorable, pint-sized child star of the smash 1970s TV sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" who spent the rest ... read more >>
Maya Angelou Marks 82nd B’Day with Common, Lee Daniels
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
 Maya Angelou smiles as she greets guests at a garden party at her home Thursday, May 20, 2010 in Winston-Salem, N.C.  (AP)Sentinel News ServicePoet Maya Angelou threw a party in the backyard of ... read more >>
Colorblind @ BET
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 27 May 2010
 Usher and Justin BieberBET has officially lost its sense of "Black Entertainment Television" By Brandon I. BrooksSentinel Entertainment EditorIf you haven't heard the recent controversy surrounding ... read more >>
A Heart-to-Heart with America’s First Black Billionairess
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 27 May 2010
 Sheila JohnsonBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterSheila Johnson, "The Other City" InterviewEntrepreneur and philanthropist Sheila Crump Johnson is the only African-American female to enjoy ... read more >>
BILL COSBY KICKS-OFF SEARCH FOR AMERICA'S BEST GIGGLE
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
Event Listing:BILL COSBY KICKS-OFF SEARCH FOR AMERICA'S BEST GIGGLEWinning Giggle, Selected by Mr. Cosby, to be featured in National JELL-O TV CommercialWHAT: The Hello JELL-O "Give it a Giggle" Tour, ... read more >>
Celebration for at-risk students in Los Angeles
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
Celebration for at-risk students in Los AngelesSentinel News Service EDUCATION... is the Power & MUSIC...is the Universal Language!  Renee Smith, President of the "Stay in School - Empower the ... read more >>
OLETA ADAMS, SAL MARQUEZ AND LAO TIZER AT WARNER CENTER PARK, SUNDAY, JUNE 6TH
Written by Sentinel News Service 27 May 2010
Playboy Jazz Festival gets fans in the spirit with free community concert OLETA ADAMS, SAL MARQUEZ AND LAO TIZER AT WARNER CENTER PARK, SUNDAY, JUNE 6TH, IN WOODLAND HILLSFor Southern California jazz fans, ... read more >>
KJLH Host “Just Wright” Movie Premiere
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 20 May 2010
 Common as Scott McKnight in “Just Wright” (Photo by David Lee)By Elzena Rankins (Intern)Common was born Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. in Chicago on March 13, 1972 to Lonnie, Sr. a former pro ... read more >>
3rd Annual Peace Through Education Event Unites Stars and Students
Written by Sentinel News Service 20 May 2010
 Director of PTE, Steven Williams, April Holliverse, Dr. Ola Washington, Charmaine Jefferson, Principal George Bartleson, Beth Payne, Jamal Speakes, 2nd row: Rashad McCant (NBA), Marg Briggs, Jensen ... read more >>
Rollins Rocks Disney Hall
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 20 May 2010
 Sonny RollinsJoy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterWhen you're Sonny Rollins, you don't have to talk much to the audience if you don't want to.  All you need to say to your devotees is "Welcome," ... read more >>
Actress Lena Horne Remembered at NYC Funeral
Written by Associated Press 20 May 2010
 Lena HorneLena Horne's funeral service program (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/ Getty Image)Associated Press WriterLena Horne, whose signature song was "Stormy Weather," was remembered at her funeral on ... read more >>
Chaka Khan makes waves at annual festival
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 20 May 2010
 Chaka Khan makes waves at annual festival By Brandon I. BrooksSentinel Entertainment EditorWhen entering the Greek Theatre on Friday night, I thought for a moment that the Wavefest 2010 would probably ... read more >>
Recording Artist, Nelly, Teams up with Macy's
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 14 May 2010
Recording Artist, Nelly, Teams up with Macy'sNelly (photo credit: Silverdollar productions)Nelly launches Apple Bottoms summer line while encouraging all to give blood and register as bone marrow donors ... read more >>
Aaron Woolfolk bridges gap between cultures and filmmaking
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Entertainment Editor) 13 May 2010
Aaron Woolfolk bridges gap between cultures and filmmaking The Harimaya Bridge has the distinct honor of being the first feature film in the Japanese film industry to be directed by an African American. ... read more >>
Pamela Chapron Puts a Twist on Having a Big Butt-Through Her Alter Ego
Written by Elzena Rankins (Intern) 10 May 2010
Book Corner: First time Author Releases bookPamela Chapron Puts a Twist on Having a Big Butt-Through Her Alter EgoBy Elzena RankinsSentinel Intern From the beginning of time women, have always been judged ... read more >>

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Hardwick Has Arrived!
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 10 May 2010
Hardwick Has Arrived!Omari HardwickBy Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer                                Omari ... read more >>
Essence Music Festival Will Give More than Music This Year
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 May 2010
Essence Music Festival Will Give More than Music This YearEMF will hold its first African American Education Seminar.By Elzena RankinsSentinel InternThis year's Essence Music Festival (EMF) will not only ... read more >>
Soledad’s follow-up report about the Haitian Relief Effort
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 10 May 2010
Soledad O’Brien Soledad's Follow-Up Report about the Haitian Relief Effort By Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer Soledad O'Brien the "Rescued" Interview Since Haiti's no longer front-page ... read more >>



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