CCPA rings in the holiday season with Colors of Christmas
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
Peabo Bryson, James Ingram, Oleta Adams and Stephanie Mills perform live.For 17 seasons, the spirited Colors of Christmas extravaganza has graced the stage at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts ... read more >>
Tanya Wright book signing to take place at ESO-Won Books
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 December 2010
By Sentinel News ServiceFor those of you not familiar with actress and director Tanya Wright, Wright plays the role of Deputy Kenya Jones on HBO's highly acclaimed original series “True Blood”.  ... read more >>
A Paige From Sinbad
Written by Joy Childs 10 December 2010
By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing writerIf you’re Black and over, say, 49, then one of your favorite comics has to be Sinbad.  And if you are a fan, you probably don’t need to ask, “Sinbad, where ... read more >>
HBO’s ‘The Wire’ topic of class at Johns Hopkins
Written by Sentinel News Service 03 December 2010
BALTIMORE – The former HBO series "The Wire" is the topic of a new class at Johns Hopkins University, in the city where the drama was based.The class was introduced this semester and uses the Baltimore ... read more >>
Album Review: Eric Benet "Lost in Time" (Reprise) Benet loses sexy on 'Lost in Time'
Written by Melanie Sims (Associated Press) 03 December 2010
In this CD cover image released by Reprise Records the latest by Eric Benet, 'Lost In Time,' is shown.(AP Photo/Reprise Records)Album Review:  Eric Benet "Lost in Time" (Reprise)Benet loses sexy on 'Lost ... read more >>
Chrisette Michele releases gusty 3rd album
Written by Melanie Sims (Associated Press) 03 December 2010
In this CD cover image released by Def Jam Recordings, Chrisette Michele, 'Let Freedom Reign,' is shown.(AP Photo/Def Jam Recordings) Album Review: Chrisette Michele, "Let Freedom Reign" (Def Jam Recordings)Chrisette ... read more >>
Kerry Washington on everything from films to family to President Obama
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 03 December 2010
By Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterKerry Washington The "For Colored Girls and Night Catches Us" InterviewWinner of the 2005 NAACP Image Award as the "Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture" for ... read more >>
"Long Time Since Yesterday” Returns: Lucy Florence Cultural Center December 3rd
Written by Francis Taylor (Contributing Writer) 01 December 2010
"Longtime Since Yesterday" cast, opening December 3rd at the Lucy Florence Cultural Center in Leimert Park Village,  got together recently to preview their award winning play by renowned playwright, P.J. ... read more >>
“Decoded” by Jay-Z
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 01 December 2010
In this file photo taken March 11, 2010, Jay-Z attends the groundbreaking ceremony for the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)Book Review: Decoded By Jay-ZBy ... read more >>
Wesley Snipes ordered to surrender in tax case
Written by Associated Press 01 December 2010
Assoc. Press StoryA federal judge on Friday ordered actor Wesley Snipes to surrender to authorities so he can begin serving a three-year prison sentence for tax-related crimes.U.S. District Judge William ... read more >>
Usher and the Peas capture first AMAs of the night
Written by Nekesha Mumbi Moody (Associated Press) 01 December 2010
Rihanna performs at the 38th Annual American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) By NEKESA MUMBI MOODYAP Music WriterUsher and the Black Eyed Peas captured the ... read more >>
Brandy Is Still A Star!
Written by Yussuf J. Simmonds (Managing Editor) 26 November 2010
In this publicity image released by ABC, Brandy, left, and her partner Maksim Chmerkovskiy perform on the celebrity dance competition series, "Dancing with the Stars," Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 in Los Angeles. ... read more >>
Tina Knowles Premieres clothing line at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
Written by Olusheyi Banjo 29 October 2010
The mother of superstar entertainer Beyonce Knowles, made a special appearance in South Los Angeles to debut her affordable clothing line for everyday woman.By Olusheyi BanjoSentinel Contributing WriterTina ... read more >>
Ready... Set... Action! Ms. Jackson
Written by Kam Williams 29 October 2010
Janet Jackson The "For Colored Girls" InterviewBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterGlobal icon, trendsetter, businesswoman, and multi-talented entertainer, Janet Damita Jo Jackson is a woman who ... read more >>
Ava Has Arrived!
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 15 October 2010
Ava Duvernay, the “My Mic Sounds Nice” Interview By Kam Williams Sentinel Contributing Writer has worked in the world of film as a marketer and publicist for more than 14 years, forming DVA Media ... read more >>
Cruizin’ with Nautica
Written by Biko N. Poindexter Hodge (Intern) 15 October 2010
Nautica De La CruzInterview with Nautica De La Cruz, on air personality for Radio Free 102.3 KJLHBy Biko N. Poindexter HodgeSentinel InternSentinel: Who is Nautica Del La Cruz on an everyday basis?Nautica ... read more >>
Film Review: White Wedding
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 04 September 2010
 Cast and scene from “White Wedding”Groom and Best Man Get Waylaid En Route to Wedding in South African Romantic ComedyBy Kam WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterAyanda (Zandile Msutwana) is frantically ... read more >>
Michael Colyar: A Comedic Legend
Written by Biko Poindexter-Hodge (Intern) 04 September 2010
 Michael ColyarBy Biko N. Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternComedy has changed throughout the decades. We have had comedians such as Red Foxx, Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor, Bernie Mac, Eddie Murphy, Dave Chappell ... read more >>
One Jazz Festival Nation Under A Funk Groove
Written by Joy Childs (Contributing Writer) 04 September 2010
 Big Sam's Funky Nation (Photo by Joy Childs)Kevin Eubanks (Photo by Joy Childs)Rochelle Ferrell (Photo by Joy Childs)By Joy ChildsSentinel Contributing WriterWhen the summer jazz concert circuit begins ... read more >>
Actor Robbie Jones at Venice Beach for Supergirl Jam
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Robbie Jones — star of the new Warner Bros. television series "Hellcats," premiering September 8 and airing Wednesdays at 9/8 Central on The CW Network — joined Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin ... read more >>
Michael Vick Quits BET Reality Series
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Michael VickMichael Vick Doesn’t Wanna Keep it Real; Quits BET Reality SeriesApparently football star Michael Vick is not feeling reality TV cameras all up in his face all the time.The Philadelphia ... read more >>
Zoe Kravitz takes on X-Men
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Zoe KravitzLenny Kravitz’s Daughter in New X-MenLisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz’s daughter, Zoe Kravitz is following in the footsteps of her parents and is entering into the world of entertainment. ... read more >>
Jay-Z Tops Forbes List
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2010
 Jay-Z and wife BeyonceEvery year, Forbes magazine publishes its Hip-Hop Cash Kings list. This year, again, rapper mogul Jay-Z hit the top spot with Sean “Diddy” Combs, Alieuane “Akon” Thiam, ... read more >>
Luda’s ’Battle of the Sexes’ Another Smash Hit
Written by Biko Poindexter-Hodge (Intern) 28 August 2010
 CD REVIEWBy Biko N. Poindexter-HodgeSentinel InternHip-hop is not dead! It's alive and well, thanks in part to a man named Christopher Bridges, aka Ludacris.Ludacris has been in the hip-hop game for ... read more >>
On the Q.T. with T.I.
Written by Kam Williams (Contributing Writer) 26 August 2010
   Tip "T.I." Harris arrives at the premiere of the film "Takers" in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)Tip "T.I." Harris — the "Takers" Interview  By Kam WilliamsSentinel ... read more >>