Taste of Soul

Dubbed Los Angeles’ largest street festival, The Taste of Soul is a free, family-friendly event presented by Bakewell Media and hosted in partnership with the city of Los Angeles, Radio Free 102.3 KJLH, and 94.7 The Wave.

Geoffrey Holder dies at 84

With his trademark lyrical bass laugh that seemed as deep as he was tall (6 feet, 6 inches), Trinidadian actor, dancer, choreographer, painter, costume designer and vocal artist Geoffrey Holder made his mark during nearly six decades in the entertainment ...

I'm not gay, and I'm not African-American

Actress Raven-Symone knows exactly who she is, and that person can't be defined with the usual labels.

Bishop T.D. Jakes suing Young Jeezy, Kendrick Lamar

Internationally-renowned Bishop T.D. Jakes is vowing to file a lawsuit against popular rappers Young Jeezy and Kendrick Lamar for sampling portions of his sermon without his consent.

‘Kiss Me, Kate’ in Pasadena more than just another show

Go to the Pasadena Playhouse to see “Kiss Me, Kate,” running now through Oct. 12. This play, with lyrics and music by Cole Porter, was first performed in 1948 and became his biggest Broadway hit, winning the first Tony Award ...

‘Something Special Just for You’

Poetry is a free flowing form of art. There is a very loose base structure for poetry, but there is no real rigid definition of how a poem is supposed to be designed, making it both easy and difficult to ...

AV Hollywood Days scheduled next month

To celebrate and raise awareness of the Antelope Valley’s rising-star-status within the entertainment industry, the city of Lancaster, in partnership with AV BizPro and the Antelope Valley Film Office, will host AV Hollywood Days on October 2 from 5–9 p.m., ...

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ coming to Palmdale Playhouse in October

The Palmdale Playhouse will host the Palmdale Repertory Theatre’s production of “Little Shop of Horrors” in October.

Serving up comfort

Comfort food is a staple in every kitchen—it’s the perfect way to unwind with familiar flavors and aromas. But those moments that call for a soul-soothing dish are also great opportunities to spice up traditional favorites by introducing less common ...

Hollywood by Choice

ABC’s freshman sit-com “Black-ish” debuted Wednesday giving viewers the opportunity to better understand the show’s title and exactly what it means. Maybe, just maybe taking the edge off of its somewhat controversial title, and the promotional spot that has Tracee ...

'Gotham': Villains shine in Fox premiere

With Fox's "Gotham," we have the chance to see Batman begin once more.

Shuttle carrier on display

The second of NASA’s two modified Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft is open for public display at Joe Davies Heritage Airpark in Palmdale. The early-model airliner, once used to carry the space shuttle “piggy-back style” back to Florida when it ...

Carson celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with music and festivity

Grammy Award Winner Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea takes centerstage as the City of Carson presents the first Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration in the city.

Poncho Sanchez to lead Carson’s Jazz Festival line-up September 27

Three-decade leader and legend of straightahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infectious melodies and rhythms, Poncho Sanchez, lead the line-up for the City of Carson’s annual Jazz Festival scheduled for September 27.

Robin Thicke says he was high during ‘Blurred Lines’

Robin Thicke said in a deposition unsealed Tuesday that he had been high on drugs and alcohol and was mostly absent during the composition of the global hit “Blurred Lines,” which is the subject of a copyright infringement lawsuit in ...