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Annual MLK celebration, ‘Let Freedom Ring!’ set for Kennedy Center

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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Georgetown University celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a free, ticketed musical tribute titled Let Freedom Ring! The annual program features Grammy –nominated Vanessa Williams and the Let Freedom Ring Choir led by Music Director Rev. Nolan Williams Jr., on Monday, […]

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Washington National Opera (WNO) to present American Opera Initiative at Kennedy Center

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The Washington National Opera (WNO) presents the sixth season of its acclaimed American Opera Initiative, in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater during the American Opera Initiative Festival weekend,January 19-21, 2018. The American Opera Initiative is a comprehensive commissioning program that brings contemporary American stories to the stage while fostering the talents of rising American composers […]

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Smithsonian launches Kickstarter for ‘Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap’

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The Smithsonian has launched a 30-day Kickstarter campaign for the Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap, a powerful cultural statement told through an unequaled combination of music, text and stunning visuals. The compilation, to be produced and released by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, includes nine CDs, more than 120 tracks and a 300-page book with extensive […]

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Dolly Parton children's album

Dolly Parton releases her first children’s album, ‘I Believe In You’

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Country music icon Dolly Parton will celebrates the release of her first children’s album, I Believe In You with several apperances. Dolly Parton will appear on TODAY, Fox & Friends, The View, The Chew, Sprout TV, Access Hollywood, E!, Entertainment Tonight, Huckabee, Voice of America, SiriusXM People NOW, The 700 Club and many other outlets. I Believe […]

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Hamlet to make North American debut at The Kennedy Center

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The Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Hamlet, starring Paapa Essiedu, will make its North American debut at The Kennedy Center, running May 2-6, 2018. Hamlet at the Kennedy Center will mark this rising star’s U.S. debut in the role. Paapa Essiedu won “Best Performance in a Play” at the UK Theatre Awards and received the Ian Charleson […]

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Rosa Parks movie with Meta Golding

TV One announces production of civil rights film, ‘Behind the Movement’

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Production is underway in Atlanta, Georgia for TV One’s new film, Behind the Movement, starring Meta Golding (“The Hunger Games”), Isaiah Washington (“The 100”), Loretta Devine (“Waiting to Exhale”), and Roger Guenveur Smith (“American Gangster”) and Shaun Clay as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Behind the Movement” is a unique and fast-paced retelling of how Rosa […]

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Dolly Parton children's album

Dolly Parton to appear on ACM Honors and 69th Primetime Emmy Awards

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Country music icon Dolly Parton will be all over television this weekend as pre-orders begin for her first children’s album I Believe In You. Parton first appears on the ACM Honors on Friday, September 15 where she will accept the Gary Haber Lifting Lives Award before heading to the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards on September […]

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Downsized airs on TVOne

‘Downsized’, starring Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker airs this Saturday on TVOne

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Downsized, TV One’s original film starring husband and wife duo Boris Kodjoe (Code Black, Undercovers) and Nicole Ari Parker (Almost Christmas, Time After Time), will premiere on Saturday, September 16 at 9 p.m. ET. The film, written by the 2016 TV One American Black Film Festival Screenplay Competition finalist Michelle McKissic, made its world premiere […]

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