ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Montel Williams Cited for Illegal Paraphernalia Possession at Milwaukee Airport

Former day-time talk show host Montel Williams was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia as he attempted to board a flight at Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee. Williams was caught with a smoking pipe by...

Children’s Musical Teaches Important Life Lessons

From the pages of Patricia J. McKissack’s brilliantly animated children’s book Mirandy and Brother Wind to Glen Echo, Md.’s storied Adventure Theatre, Mirandy - the bright-eyed, cocoa-hued protagonist - has found a place in young...

Three Sisters Craft Kwanzaa Cartoon Series

What started out as a hobby to entertain friends and family with self-made short movies has turned into a full-time business for sisters Saba, 13; Keita, 17 and Tajiya, 21.  The Charlotte, N.C. natives...

‘Psych-ing’ Out Dul

Dulé Hill stars as Burton ‘Gus’ Guster on the USA Network series “Psych,” which airs on Wednesdays at 10 p.m. EST. Best known for his work as Charlie Young on “The West Wing,” Hill...

D.C. Stars Among 2011 Grammy Nominees

The Recording Academy recently named Washington, D.C. native Carolyn Malachi, R&B crooner Raheem DeVaughn and go-go music founder Chuck Brown as 2011 Grammy nominees for their hit 2010 singles.   Malachi has been nominated for Best...

Wesley Snipes Supporters Demanding Retrial

Following the federal imprisonment of actor Wesley Snipes on a three-year sentence for failure to file income tax returns, a collection of celebrities, politicians, friends and supporters are demanding the actor receive a fair...

Billy Taylor–Musician, Jazz Icon, Dies

Dr. Billy Taylor, an American Jazz icon, composer and educator, died in Manhattan on Dec. 28. He was 89. The influential musician, who also promoted the genre as a broadcaster for National Public Radio and...

Noted Musical Artists Featured in ‘Watchnight Reflections’

Concert pianist Dana Kristina-Joi Morgan and operatic tenor soloist Terrence Bradford Tarver are featured guest performers at Historic Asbury United Methodist Church’s “Watchnight Reflections” on Dec. 31 at 10 p.m. Their performances are preceded...

Entertainment’s Best (and Worst) Moments of 2010

2010’s top winners Black celebrities ruled the entertainment world this year with their big wins, controversies and blunders. Some of 2010’s biggest winners were singers and rappers who’re turning their careers into multi-million dollar empires....

“Kwanzaa Song” Gets Major Airplay in Chicago

A.C. Green, the commercial jingle writer who composed the “Yes We Can” tune for President Obama, has composed the “Kwanzaa Song,” A sample of "The Kwanzaa Song" the first song to receive major radio airplay celebrating...

Foodchannel.com Predicts 2011’s Top 10 Food Trends

The Food Channel® has released the much-anticipated Top Ten Food Trends for 2011. By partnering with CultureWaves™, Mintel International and International Food Futurists®, The Food Channel has been able to identify the most significant...

A Potpourri of Suggested Stocking Stuffers

As the holiday season arrives, families across the nation await sumptuous meals, camaraderie and gifts. Include these popular films as stocking stuffers or gather around the TV on Christmas Eve for a foray down...