ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

  • B.B. King Memorial to Mourn Blues Legend in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — B.B. King will be mourned in Las Vegas in a family-and-friends memorial ahead of the start of his final road tour home to the Mississippi Delta. A day after more than 1,000 people turned out for a public viewing, a memorial will be held Saturday for the blues icon at a […]

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  • Famed Detroit Jazz Trumpeter Marcus Belgrave Dies at 78

    DETROIT (AP) — Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who graced stages and studios with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and Motown artists galore, died Sunday. He was 78. Belgrave died at an Ann Arbor care facility and the cause of death was heart failure, said Hazelette ...

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  • Author’s Corner

    Title:  Journey to the Other Side …“Overcoming Adversity” Author: Shelley Spence Release Date:  May 30 Michele “Shelley” Spence is a business owner, an ordained elder and author. She is currently earning a psychology degree. She is feisty but transparent, with a down-to-earth ...

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  • “Empire” Announces Guest Stars for Upcoming Season 2

    Fox’s breakout hit “Empire” is set to stake an even greater claim on TV land this fall. Fox executives recently announced A-list entertainers who will guest-star on the hip-hop drama’s newly-extended second season. Pop star Alicia Keys, actor-comedian Chris Rock, and singer Lenny Kravitz will ...

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  • Dru Hill’s Nokio Speaks About Baltimore’s Recovery

    Nokio has been all around the world in the two decades the 36-year-old has performed, written and recorded music as one-fourth of the R&B powerhouse group Dru Hill. But while he’s seen it all, his hometown has stayed in his heart. That’s why he said he was devastated as he watched the ...

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  • Viola Davis to Star as Harriet Tubman in HBO Movie

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — “How to Get Away with Murder” star Viola Davis will play Harriet Tubman in a HBO movie about the abolitionist hero. HBO said Monday that the project is based on the biography “Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman,” by historian Kate Clifford ...

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  • Krazy about Kravitz!

    Born December 1, 1988, Zoë Isabella Kravitz is the daughter of 5-time Grammy-winner Lenny Kravitz and Emmy-nominated actress Lisa Bonet (for The Cosby Show). The versatile entertainer has followed in the footsteps of both of her parents, between fronting the bands Elevator Fight and Lolawolf ...

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