Archive for the 'Drama' Category

LIVE STREAMING: Homegoing of Poet Amiri Baraka at the Newark Symphony Hall, New Jersey

• January 18, 2014 • Comments Off on LIVE STREAMING: Homegoing of Poet Amiri Baraka at the Newark Symphony Hall, New Jersey

That “Scandal Cartoon”: Episode 7, ‘Everything’s Coming Up Mellie’

• November 16, 2013 • Comments Off on That “Scandal Cartoon”: Episode 7, ‘Everything’s Coming Up Mellie’

Mr. Darcy (Er…Colin Firth Really) Rises From The Waters of The Serpentine

• July 8, 2013 • Comments Off on Mr. Darcy (Er…Colin Firth Really) Rises From The Waters of The Serpentine

Cicely is Queen: Four African American Actors Get Top Honors at The Tonys…as Neil Patrick Harris Drops the N Word

• June 10, 2013 • Comments Off on Cicely is Queen: Four African American Actors Get Top Honors at The Tonys…as Neil Patrick Harris Drops the N Word

The Most Powerful Black Women in Europe in 2012

• February 2, 2013 • Comments Off on The Most Powerful Black Women in Europe in 2012

The Ancestors Summon Academy Award Nominee Michael Clarke Duncan, 54, Star of “The Green Mile”

• September 4, 2012 • Comments Off on The Ancestors Summon Academy Award Nominee Michael Clarke Duncan, 54, Star of “The Green Mile”

Audra McDonald and Stephen Colbert Duet The Gershwins’ “Summertime” from “Porgy and Bess”

• March 12, 2012 • Comments Off on Audra McDonald and Stephen Colbert Duet The Gershwins’ “Summertime” from “Porgy and Bess”

Saturday Night Music, November 26, 2011: Experience Unlimited (EU), “Da Butt,” from Spike Lee’s “School Daze,” 1988

• November 26, 2011 • Comments Off on Saturday Night Music, November 26, 2011: Experience Unlimited (EU), “Da Butt,” from Spike Lee’s “School Daze,” 1988

More Fantasia Drama: When a Producer is Not a Producer and a Spokesman is Not a Spokesman

• October 14, 2011 • Comments Off on More Fantasia Drama: When a Producer is Not a Producer and a Spokesman is Not a Spokesman

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis Discuss Acting, Hollywood, the Film Industry, and Much, Much More

• July 12, 2011 • 1 Comment

Playwright Ntozake Shange Talks about Tyler Perry and “For Colored Girls”

• October 12, 2010 • 5 Comments

The “For Colored Girls” Trailer From Tyler Perry: It May Have You Wishing for a Revival of the Broadway Play

• September 15, 2010 • Comments Off on The “For Colored Girls” Trailer From Tyler Perry: It May Have You Wishing for a Revival of the Broadway Play

Fantasia on “Wendy Williams”: The Clothes Were a Hint That She’s a Mess

• September 12, 2010 • 7 Comments

The Ancestors Claim South African Writer Lewis Nkosi, 73, Author of “Mating Birds”

• September 10, 2010 • Comments Off on The Ancestors Claim South African Writer Lewis Nkosi, 73, Author of “Mating Birds”

Why Nichelle Nichols Stayed On As Uhura in “Star Trek”

• September 9, 2010 • Comments Off on Why Nichelle Nichols Stayed On As Uhura in “Star Trek”

UPDATE: The Kids Are Stepping Out: Willow Smith (Daughter of Will and Jada) and Zoe Kravitz (Daughter of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz)

• September 9, 2010 • Comments Off on UPDATE: The Kids Are Stepping Out: Willow Smith (Daughter of Will and Jada) and Zoe Kravitz (Daughter of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz)

“Machete” Looks Like THE Labor Day Weekend Movie Winner

• September 3, 2010 • 2 Comments

Only One Black Emmy Winner This Year; But Archie Panjabi Won

• August 30, 2010 • Comments Off on Only One Black Emmy Winner This Year; But Archie Panjabi Won

Blockbuster Video to Declare Bankruptcy In September

• August 26, 2010 • 1 Comment

One More Thing Before I Go Tonight…

• August 25, 2010 • Comments Off on One More Thing Before I Go Tonight…

The Ancestors Claim Singer/Actress/Songwriter Abbey Lincoln, 80

• August 15, 2010 • 1 Comment

2010 Emmys Announced: Braugher, “Endgame,” “Treme” Nominated

• July 8, 2010 • Comments Off on 2010 Emmys Announced: Braugher, “Endgame,” “Treme” Nominated

Preview of “Treme,” Fifth Episode: “Shame, Shame, Shame”

• May 8, 2010 • Comments Off on Preview of “Treme,” Fifth Episode: “Shame, Shame, Shame”

Blacks in Britain Alert: Masterpiece Theatre, “Foyle’s War VI: Killing Time” Presents Black GIs in Post-World War II Britain

• May 6, 2010 • Comments Off on Blacks in Britain Alert: Masterpiece Theatre, “Foyle’s War VI: Killing Time” Presents Black GIs in Post-World War II Britain

Tony Awards Announced: “Fela!”, Denzel, and “Fences” Nominated

• May 4, 2010 • Comments Off on Tony Awards Announced: “Fela!”, Denzel, and “Fences” Nominated