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Kenny Rogers named to Hall of Fame

Music icon Kenny Rogers will be inducted into Music City Walk of Fame

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GRAMMY-winner and music icon Kenny Rogers will be inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame on Oct. 24 at 1 p.m., the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp announced today. The induction ceremony will take place one day in advance of the all-star “All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration” taking place […]

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GRAMMYs will broadcast greatest hits show

‘GRAMMYs Greatest Stories: A 60th Anniversary Special’ set to air on CBS

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“GRAMMYs® Greatest Stories: A 60th Anniversary Special,” an all-encompassing retrospective packed with epic moments from the past 59 years of GRAMMY® history will be broadcast on Friday, Nov. 24, from 9-11 p.m. ET/PT, on the CBS Television Network. The one-of-a-kind broadcast event will feature rare archival footage, exclusive interviews, and special appearances by multi-GRAMMY winners […]

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Felicia Curry will play Sweet Thing

Arena Stage announces casting for Nina Simone: Four Women

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Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced casting for its upcoming production of Nina Simone: Four Women. Harriett D. Foy (Amélie) is set to take on the title role, alongside Felicia Curry as Sweet Thing, Theresa Cunningham as Aunt Sarah, Toni Martin as Sephronia, and Darius Smith as Sam Waymon. Velvet-throated […]

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Carrie-Mae-Weems coming to Kennedy Center

Carrie Mae Weems’ ‘Grace Notes: Reflections For Now’ comes to Kennedy Center

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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present Grace Notes: Reflections For Now, Carrie Mae Weems‘ meditative and provocative new work which explores grace in the face of racism and violence. Weems, an acclaimed photographer and multimedia artist, has created and narrates a performance rooted in music, song, video, dance, and spoken […]

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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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Sheila E. concert cancelled

Aspiring 2B A Better Me Benefit Concert featuring Sheila E. cancelled

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Due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, the L.M. Foundation announced that the Aspiring 2B A Better Me Benefit Concert, scheduled for September 16, 2017 and featuring Sheila E., Ayre Rayde and Northeast Performing Arts Group has been cancelled and will not be coming to Cramton Auditorium. All current ticket holders can request a full refund […]

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Morgan Freeman to recieve SAG Lifetime Achievment Award in 2018

Morgan Freeman named recipient of SAG Life Achievement Award

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Morgan Freeman  has been named the 54th recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. – The Academy Award® winning actor, producer, voice actor and activist will be presented the performers union’s top accolade at  the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 at […]

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