Arts & Entertainment


“Jabari Jumps” by Gaia Cornwall

You can do it. Yes, you can. You just need to take a deep breath and then blow it out. Find the courage inside yourself. Think of something else and do it. Don’t be scared. As you’ll see in “Jabari ...

Anthony Anderson talks 'Black-ish' spin-off 'College-ish'

Anthony Anderson recently sat down for an interview with Good Morning America and he described how it feels to be part of the hugely successful primetime sitcom “Black-ish” on ABC.

Victoria Platt joins the cast of ‘Building the Wall’ at Fountain Theatre

Beginning June 24, actress Victoria Platt will play the role of Gloria, joining actor Bo Foxworth in the Fountain Theatre’s production of “Building the Wall” by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan.

‘Be Free or Die’ by Cate Lineberry

It was a sure thing. A can’t-miss, a safe bet that you couldn’t possibly fail - or could you? Isn’t there always a danger of losing in a gamble, or at least not winning? What kind of odds would make ...

Fourth of July fireworks show planned in Culver City

The Culver City Exchange Club’s 51st Annual July 4th Fireworks Show will be held at West Los Angeles College on the evening of Tuesday, July 4. Gates open at 4 p.m. and fireworks begin at dusk. West Los Angeles College ...

Bowlmor AMF to support Autism Speaks

Bowlmor AMF will donate $1 from every “Summer Games Pass” that was purchased nationwide yesterday—the first day of summer—to Autism Speaks. Participating Bowlmor AMF centers include Bowlero, Bowlmor Lanes, Brunswick Zone XL, and AMF centers nationwide.

Hollywood by Choice

OWN’s “Queen Sugar” is now in its second season and it promises to be impactful, tantalizing, and well worth watching. This tender, sophisticated drama tells the story of the Bordelon family, young adults trying to make sense of their lives ...

‘Loving You is Wrong’ star shares her journey of self-doubt to living her dreams

Success happens; even to the most unsuspecting of us. She is unmistakably a Black woman—broad shoulders, strong-to-a-fault and tightly coiled hair, 5’6, but long legs that make her seem taller. Her kind and rapid low-pitched voice oozes passion and she ...

Prodigy From Mobb Deep Dead at 42

Prodigy, one half of Mobb Deep, has died in Las Vegas ... TMZ has learned.

History Channel Portrays Hannibal as Black (Whites Viewers Outraged)

The History Channel’s documentary series “Barbarians Rising,” recently aired its newest episode featuring the story of famed warlord Hannibal of Carthage portrayed as a Black man.

August Wilson’s ‘Jitney’ wins Tony

The 71st annual Tony Awards were held Sunday night in New York. The night’s big winners included “Dear Evan Hansen” as Best Musical, “Oslo” as Best Play, August Wilson’s “Jitney” as Best Revival of a Play and “Hello, Dolly!” as ...

‘Rickey Smiley For Real’

TV One’s “Rickey Smiley For Real” reality show kicked off its fourth season last week, setting the tone for what promises to be an exciting, funny, outrageous and thought provoking year for this record-breaking show. Smiley is a comedian, television ...

Hollywood By Choice

Imagine a 10-year old Southern California Black girl being traumatized by classmates because of the color of her skin. It was believed that the first elementary school she was enrolled in had only four Black girls in her class, which ...

Van Jones announces ‘We Rise Tour’ powered by #LoveArmy

Van Jones & Roc Nation recently announced a groundbreaking partnership and nationwide event tour: We Rise Tour powered by #LoveArmy. We Rise will bring an array of artists, athletes, thought leaders and local leaders to cities across the country this ...

Ice Cube receives Hollywood star

Rapper-turned-actor and movie producer Ice Cube this week had his name added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Speaking at the ceremony in front of the Musicians Institute on Hollywood Boulevard, Ice Cube gave thanks to his parents and others ...