Los Angeles: Alvin ‘Xzibit’ Joiner Makes Directorial Debut Premiere Of “Broken Ground”

Stars Common, Sherri Shepherd and Dante Brown (lead actor) hosted a red carpet screening of the short film HATS at the 27th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival on February 18, 2019. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Alicia Keys And Others To Honor Diva Aretha Franklin In Tribute Concert

The Clive Davis tribute to the Queen of Soul has a name and lineup! Alicia Keys, Patti LaBelle, and Bebe Winans will honor Aretha Franklin‘s life and legacy on January 13, 2019. Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Gordon Parks Foundation Gala To Honor Ava DuVernay And Others

On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Cipriani 42nd Street, The Gordon Parks Foundation will host its Annual Awards Dinner and Auction celebrating Parks’ rich legacy and honoring those that continue to make an impact in the performing and visual arts and humanitarianism. Continue Reading →

Kennedy Center Launches First Ever Hip-Hop Season With Harlem Stage Ex-Director

The Kennedy Center has been presenting hip-hop for over 15 years, but not as part of its institutional programming. Continue Reading →

Common Talks Ava DuVernay, 13th Amendment And More At Build

The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” Continue Reading →