Entertainment

Manning Video Productions to shoot Reggie Burton film ‘MOVE’

Manning Video Productions to shoot Reggie Burton film ‘MOVE’

| August 21, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne’s Reggie Burton, new to the profession of screenwriting for motion pictures, will soon get a chance to see his project on video. The 45 year old Burton said out of his love for movies, he decided to try writing a screenplay. He said he wanted to start small so he wrote a […]

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Prince to new recording artists: ‘Don’t sign’

Prince to new recording artists: ‘Don’t sign’

| August 20, 2015

By Alexis Taylor Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Prince has a message for new artists eager for a record deal: “Don’t sign.” According to National Public Radio, Prince’s comment came during a meeting with selected journalists in his Minneapolis hometown for the 2015 National Association of Black Journalists Convention. “Record contracts are […]

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The Voice alum Barry Minniefield to perform at Club Soda Aug. 6

The Voice alum Barry Minniefield to perform at Club Soda Aug. 6

| August 5, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Fans of great singing have a rare opportunity to experience one of the best in the nation when Fort Wayne’s own Barry Minniefield performs lives from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Thursday, April 6 at Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St. Minniefield recently hit the national stage as one of the most memorable contestants […]

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Concert review: Voices of Unity Let the Good Time Roll

Concert review: Voices of Unity Let the Good Time Roll

| July 28, 2015

By Stephanie C. Woodson, Voices of Unity Youth Choir Alumna The great Duke Ellington said: “You’ve got to find some way of saying it without saying it.” Music is perhaps the perfect medium to communicate a message that would otherwise be misunderstood, or incorrectly conveyed, had it been simply stated with just words. Adding a […]

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Free summer fun in the Fort: So much to do, so little time

Free summer fun in the Fort: So much to do, so little time

| July 15, 2015

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin If you are not one who has a love affair with the open road, stay close to home and enjoy the Fort.  There is so much to do and so little time before summer ends; so you had better get busy. Let’s see. First off, right here in the Fort is […]

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From Child to Man in the Circus: Meet Ringmaster Lucky Malatsi

From Child to Man in the Circus: Meet Ringmaster Lucky Malatsi

| July 11, 2015

By Kelly-Ann Brown Special to the NNPA from Howard University News Service WASHINGTON (NNPA)–Dressed sharply in a dazzling gold blazer and armed with a microphone and an infectious smile, Ringmaster Lucky Malatsi’s job is to keep audiences of the UniverSoul Circus excited, engaged and enthusiastic between the numerous acts—and it is no small feat. Malatsi […]

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Unity Performing Arts Foundation, Parkview Health  to ‘Let the Good Times Roll’

Unity Performing Arts Foundation, Parkview Health  to ‘Let the Good Times Roll’

| June 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE–The Voices of Unity Youth Choir, directed by Marshall White, is scheduled to pay tribute to the amazing legends of blues and jazz in two great shows at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., June 27 at the Arts United Center located at 303 E Main St. Fort Wayne. The choir will pay tribute to […]

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blues boy done took his leave

blues boy done took his leave

| May 15, 2015

A tribute to BB King in poetry by ketu oladuwa—lucille cryin’ this mornin’ / blues boy done took his leave / say, lucille cryin’ this mornin’ / cause mississippi’s blues boy done took his leave

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Spotlight on Big Kess of B96.9

Spotlight on Big Kess of B96.9

| May 13, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up babies? Before we get down to the real nitty gritty and bring to you this week’s spotlight, as we travel on our journey of love to get to know one another better, I’d like to share a short bio that I received on this week’s spotlight focus’ behalf and this […]

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Three Brownlees to grace three local stages in three different weeks

Three Brownlees to grace three local stages in three different weeks

| May 6, 2015

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Everyone has heard the old adages that apples don’t fall too far from the tree, and he is a chip off of the old block. Essentially, these are threads that run so true when it comes to acting in the Brownlee clan. Late Friday afternoon on the campus of Indiana Tech, […]

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