Entertainment

Redskins cheerleader’s death examined in new book

Redskins cheerleader’s death examined in new book

| April 25, 2015

By Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer The story of Debbie Flores has always fascinated. Raised in Baltimore where she attended Old Mill High School, the Puerto Rico-born Flores earned two college degrees, one in business and the other in law at the University of Baltimore and at Towson. And, […]

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AKAs to host All White Party

AKAs to host All White Party

| April 23, 2015

Iota Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. is scheduled to present their All White Party with the Ladies of AKA, 7:08 p.m. to 12:08 p.m., May 23 at Link’s Wonderland Ballroom, 1711 E. Creighton Ave.

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75 percent of ‘Furious 7′ audience non-black

75 percent of ‘Furious 7′ audience non-black

| April 18, 2015

By Terry Shropshire Special to the NNPA from the Michigan Chronicle Hollywood, are you paying attention? Ethnically diverse casts produce record-breaking monster hits. Take exhibit A, the just-released “Furious 7,” which set or neared records for the studio as well as the national and international box offices. The Universal film opened to a franchise-best $384 […]

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Spotlight on comedian O.G. Mufasa

Spotlight on comedian O.G. Mufasa

| April 16, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that you’re still soaking up some beauty, joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind everyday because it’s feels so good.  On that note, we bring to you a comedian, whom I met at a barbershop […]

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A behind-the-scenes look at the filming of ‘Get Hard’

A behind-the-scenes look at the filming of ‘Get Hard’

| April 9, 2015

By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic NEW ORLEANS (NNPA)–The comedy “Get Hard,” released March 27, co-stars Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart. The shoot took place in New Orleans. A visit to the film’s production studios in there found Ferrell and Hart deep in their craft of making comedy mountains out of molehills. The plot centers […]

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Find out why ‘Fast & Furious 7′ is the most daring one yet

Find out why ‘Fast & Furious 7′ is the most daring one yet

| April 4, 2015

By Dwight Brown
NNPA Film Critic

Walking into a theater to see the latest “Fast & Furious” episode is like saying hello to an old, well-oiled friend. Great and familiar cast, excellent script, superb production values and the direction is tight as a drum. Can’t say this is the best film of the franchise, because so many of them have been excellent. But it’s easily the most daring. Fasten your seat belts and test the airbags. This one accelerates real fast.

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Zounds! What great sounds from the traveling cast of ‘Memphis the Musical’

Zounds! What great sounds from the traveling cast of ‘Memphis the Musical’

| April 2, 2015

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Though I missed seeing “Memphis the Musical” when it was in Indy, I did sponsor a student. And, when it was in Muncie at Emens, I did not feel up to driving there two weeks ago, so I said to myself: “I might have to travel to Chicago this summer.” But as […]

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Stay tuned for more Barry Minniefield on the Voice

Stay tuned for more Barry Minniefield on the Voice

| March 25, 2015

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Watch Barry Minniefield “Feelin’ Alright” on The Voice

Watch Barry Minniefield “Feelin’ Alright” on The Voice

| March 19, 2015

Barry Minniefield faces off with Jack Gregori on Joe Cocker’s classic “Feelin’ Alright” on The Voice, March 16.

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Barry Minniefield: The voice of Fort Wayne on The Voice

Barry Minniefield: The voice of Fort Wayne on The Voice

| March 17, 2015

Step back, Billy Paul; move over John Legend. Barry’s in the house!
Fort Wayne native Barry Minniefield is wowing music lovers across the nation.

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