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Greenleaf

OWN’S Greenleaf Premieres June 23rd

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“Greenleaf,” the hit megachurch drama from award-winning writer/producer Craig Wright (“Lost,” “Six Feet Under”) takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.  Born of the church, the Greenleaf family love and care for each other, but beneath the surface lies a den of iniquity – greed, adultery, sibling rivalry and conflicting values – that…

John Legend & Alicia Keys Verzuz battle June 19th

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John Legend and Alicia Keys will face off in a Verzuz battle this Friday June 19th, 2020, Are you ready?… The Verzuz Instagram battle series launched at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic by legendary hip-hop producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland. The battle will take place to honor Juneteenth, a day commemorating the abolishment of slavery in America, as both Keys and Legend have been active in donating their time,…

MLH The Criterion

The Criterion Message To The World July 4th

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Nation of Islam (NOI) Leader The Honorable Min. Louis Farrakhan announced he will deliver a major message to the entire world on July 4. “This message will not just be for Muslims; it is not just for Christians; it is not just for Jews, it is for every inhabitant of this planet,” Farrakhan said. Tune in here at https://www.noi.org/webcast/ We thought it would be essential to listen and learn more…

BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival™

Black Girls Rock Festival, Lauryn Hill to headline the event

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The Kennedy Center, BONDVISION Media, and BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ collaborate to co-produce the second annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival™ (BGR!FEST™), an immersive multi-day live experience curated to celebrate the cultural contributions of Black women artists, thought leaders, and creatives. The festival, spanning four days, will take place during International Women’s Day weekend, March 5-8 across the Kennedy Center campus. Celebrity DJ, CEO, and founder of BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Beverly Bond…

Blacks

Blacks In Tech: Startups, Entrepreneurship and Careers

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Blacks in tech: Startups, Entrepreneurship and Careers. The Blacks in Tech event is a one-day interactive event for professionals, entrepreneurs, influencers, tech enthusiasts, students and thought leaders to share a common goal… increasing the visibility and representation of black men and women in the tech industry through startups entrepreneurship and careers. As we continue to thrive with world class black excellence, this event is focused on highlighting people of color…

The Billie Holiday Theatre presents

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The Billie Holiday Theatre presents a theatrical tutorial for your significant other in this acclaimed and delightfully irreverent one-woman comedic production by renowned comic and actor Mariann Aalda. Alter ego, Adult Sex-Ed Evangelist and Mojo Motivator, Dr. Ginger Peechee-Keane, dispenses her wit and wisdom about getting older and still getting your groove on. ”If they want the title of the most badass generation ever, Millennials are just gonna have to…

AFI Directing Workshop for Women, Live in Los Angeles

AFI Directing Workshop for Women, Live in Los Angeles

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Come to the AFI Directing Workshop for Women (DWW) Open House and hear from the program’s Director Lauren Ludwig as well as several recent DWW participants. Our Open House is a chance to ask questions and learn about this year’s application process. Since its inception in 1974, this hands-on training program has provided eight gifted directors with the immersive training and support needed to complete a short film or digital…

APPLE'S MASTERCLASS

Iddris Sandu, APPLE, MasterClass, Santa Monica

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21-year-old Ghanaian technology pioneer, innovator, and architect Iddris Sandu led a sold-out master class at Apple in Santa Monica. Filling the store, he attracted one of the largest crowds the location has hosted to date. Renowned for spearheading innovation for Uber, Twitter, and Yeezy, the African architect taught a class entitled, “Design Lab: Drawing From Nature.” The eager and receptive audience consisted of pre-teens, press, industry veterans, and tech-curious mature…

En Vogue And Four-Time GRAMMY Winners TLC To Headline The 2019 GRAMMY Celebration

En Vogue and TLC Set To Perform at the exclusive 2019 GRAMMY Celebration

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Past GRAMMY nominees En Vogue and four-time GRAMMY winners TLC are scheduled to perform at the exclusive 2019 GRAMMY Celebration®—the Recording Academy™’s official after-party following the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards® on Feb. 10. The Celebration will also feature a performance by GRAMMY-winner Kurt Elling and a DJ set by Michelle Pesce. One of the year’s most anticipated events, attracting GRAMMY winners, nominees, industry executives, and celebrities, the 2019 GRAMMY Celebration…

ALICIA KEYS TO HOST THE 61ST ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS

ALICIA KEYS TO HOST THE 61ST ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS

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The Recording Academy™ and CBS announced today that 15-time GRAMMY® Award winner Alicia Keys will host the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards®, marking her first time as master of ceremonies for Music’s Biggest Night®. Taking place at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, the GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live in HDTV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, 8 p.m.ET / 5 p.m. PT. “I…