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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 >>
Compton’s Own Ashly Williams, Poised to Win No Matter What with our Support
Written by Maleena Lawrence Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 October 2013
    Recently, the Los Angeles native, Ashley Williams, 24 who is known for her unique voice, gave a riveting performance of "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston on Season Three of the X ... read more >>
Smokey Joe’s Café Heats up Pasadena Playhouse
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 October 2013
  On September 22, in sunny Pasadena, the Pasadena Playhouse presented ‘Smokey Joes Café: The Songs of Lieber and Stoller’ to a capacity audience.  Running until October 13, those interested ... read more >>
Los Angeles Artist Jason Madison Grows Up with ‘I’m Not a Kid Anymore’
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 October 2013
  With the success of short film “LA is My Playground,” Jason Madison is back with “I’m Not a Kid Anymore,”placing himself as the main attraction. In “I’m Not a Kid Anymore,” heis ... read more >>
Lee Daniels to be Feted at 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 10 October 2013
  Carlos de Abreu, founder and executive producer of the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, announced that director Lee Daniels will be honored with the “Hollywood Director Award.” The honor ... read more >>
A Joyful Noise at the Gardenia
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 10 October 2013
Martha Taylor LaCroix   Songstress Martha Taylor LaCroix will perform at The Gardenia on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.  She will be accompanied in her classy vocal style by legendary pianist Karen Hernandez ... read more >>
Verizon’s ‘How Sweet The Sound’ Finale Nov. 2 at Nokia
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor 10 October 2013
HOW SWEET THE HOSTS: Award winning gospel singer Yolanda Adams and Grammy winning producer Donald Lawrence serve as hosts of Verizon’s ‘How Sweet The Sound’ gospel singing competition, which will ... read more >>
Christine Devine, The People’s Champion
Written by Edward Rice, III 07 October 2013
KTTV Fox 11 Los Angeles nightly news anchor and Taste of Soul ambassador, Christine Devine   With more than 300,000 people expected to attend the Taste of Soul, the event offers a unique opportunity ... read more >>
Musical Director Ray Chew Makes His Mark At This Year’s 65th Annual Emmy Awards
Written by Sentinel Wire Services 03 October 2013
Composer and Music Producer Ray Chew, is high on the heels of his triumph as Musical Director for the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2013 on CBS. The broadcast – which drew its highest ratings ... read more >>
Film Review: Rush High-Octane Formula 1 Drama Recounts Death-Defying Racing Rivalry
Written by Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer 03 October 2013
Back in the Seventies, a couple of racecar drivers as different from each other as Dudley Do-Right and Snidely Whiplash became sworn adversaries on the Formula 1 circuit. England’s James Hunt (Chris ... read more >>
Isaiah Washington Gets Candid on his Role in film ‘Blue Caprice’
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer 03 October 2013
Actor Isaiah Washington starring in‘Blue Caprice’ alongside  Tequan Richmond.   Veteran actor Isaiah Washington stars in director Alexandre Moors ‘Blue Caprice’ depicting assassin ... read more >>
"Instant Mom"
Written by Princess Manasseh Sentinel Intern 03 October 2013
    Photo: Courtesy of Nickelodeon  New Black Comedy Comes to Nickelodeon Sunday the 30th Nickelodeon premiered its new live-action family sitcom “Instant Mom.”  The show features an all ... read more >>
VIDEO: Kelitta Smith Interview
Written by Super User II 30 September 2013
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LMU announces Caméras d’Afrique: The Films of West Africa
Written by Sentinel Wire Service 26 September 2013
Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television, in partnership with Film Independent at LACMA, announces the lineup of Caméras d’Afrique: The Films of West Africa, a month-long film series ... read more >>

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Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
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Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
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Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
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