Arts & Entertainment


John Mack dies at 81

Los Angeles civic leader John Mack has died...

‘Note to Self’ explores the promises of youth

Listen up. Pay attention. Eyes forward, ears open. You’ve heard those things before in your life..

Zoo hosts summer ‘Roaring Nights’

There’s lots of fun activities scheduled this summer at the Los Angeles Zoo as “Roaring Nights”...

Oprah inks deal with Apple

Last week, Our Weekly reported that the top streaming companies are vying for...

Amazon trying to lure Black producers

According to Forbes magazine, Amazon is trying to lure Black...

‘Dead on Arrival’ looks at desire for quick cash

There was always another poker game..

Comic book series chronicles saga of Black secret agents

Marvel’s “Black Panther,” was a huge hit at the box office and also raised questions about the..

‘Hollywood Fringe Festival’ offers diverse theatrical pieces

Stage aficionados can trek north to the flatlands of Hollywood to sample this year’s “Hollywood..

New Museum in Nashville honors Black music icons

The National Museum of African American Music, which is not...

40 years after historic decision, Mormons celebrate Black members

In June 1978, Latter Day Saints (Mormon) President Spencer W. Kimball reversed a...

‘Papa’s Bathtub Gin’ presented at Barbara Morrison Theater

The quaint enclave of Leimert Park continues to hold up the mantel of creative..

Enjoy music of Gil Scott-Heron

Parkside EDC will present on June 27 an evening of the music of Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson as..

Venus Opal Reese arrives in LA for speaking tour

From living on the streets of Baltimore in her youth to obtaining a Stanford PhD to..

Another Black entertainment icon accused of sexual harassment

Morgan Freeman, who has played the president and played God in major films, is the latest..

LAUSD students to participate in dance competition at L.A. Live

Nearly 3500 fifth grade students from 35 schools throughout Los Angeles County are competing..