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‘Joe Turner’s Come and Gone’ Comes to TSU

‘Joe Turner’s Come and Gone’ Comes to TSU

By Janice Malone NASHVILLE, TN — The Tennessee State University Department of Communications and its Theatre Program will present Joe Turner’s Come and Gone by African American playwright August Wilson on November 6, 7, & 8, [...]

SistaStyle Productions Revives ‘The Mountaintop’

SistaStyle Productions Revives ‘The Mountaintop’

By Janice Malone NASHVILLE, TN — SistaStyle Productions is pleased to announce a revival of their critically acclaimed 2012 limited engagement of Katori Hall’s award-winning play THE MOUNTAINTOP scheduled for performances November 1 through 15 at [...]

Private Peaceful: Film Review by Kam Williams

Private Peaceful: Film Review by Kam Williams

Siblings Fall for Same Lass in Incestuous Romance Drama Tommo (George MacKay) and Charlie Peaceful (Jack O’Connell) had a healthy sibling rivalry while growing up in Devon at the dawn of the 20th Century. The brothers [...]

Wish I Was Here  DVD Review by Kam Williams

Wish I Was Here DVD Review by Kam Williams

Zach Braff DVD Features Delightful, Dysfunctional Family Dramedy As an actor, Zach Braff is most closely associated with the character J.D. from Scrubs, the Emmy-winning sitcom which enjoyed a nine-year run on network television from 2001 [...]

Addicted: Film Review By Kam Williams

Addicted: Film Review By Kam Williams

Zane Steamy Best Seller Adapted into Moralizing, Melodramatic Soap Opera I’m not sure whether in these more enlightened, politically correct times I’m allowed to call a movie a “chick flick” anymore. But when I went to [...]

Nashville to ‘Sing for Sickle Cell’ at Benefit Concert

Nashville to ‘Sing for Sickle Cell’ at Benefit Concert

By A.J. Dugger III The Memphis-based Sickle Cell Foundation of Tennessee has recently expanded to Nashville. “We’re providing education to the community,” said Trevor Thompson, founder and CEO of The Sickle Cell Foundation of Tennessee. “Sickle [...]

Fury: Film Review by Kam Williams

Fury: Film Review by Kam Williams

By Kam Williams Brad Pitt Stars as Tank Commander in WWII Battle Flick  It is April of 1945, and the Allies are making major inroads across the European theater. However, Adolf Hitler has responded to the [...]

Dear White People: Film Review by Kam Williams

Dear White People: Film Review by Kam Williams

By Kam Williams Social Satire Takes Sophisticated Look at Race Relations in the Ivy League The academics are tough enough at Winchester University, a mythical Ivy League institution. It’s too bad that black students there also [...]

Hot City Entertainment Represents Memphis Talent

Hot City Entertainment Represents Memphis Talent

By A.J. Dugger III For 15 years, Hot City Entertainment has launched the music careers of many talented musicians in the mid-south. “We’re giving these young well-deserving artists the opportunity to be seen and heard. That’s [...]

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Holds 15th Annual Light The Night Walk

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Holds 15th Annual Light The Night Walk

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and presenting sponsor Sarah Cannon will hold the 15th annual Light The Night Walk Friday, Oct. 10, at 5:30 p.m. at LP Field. Each year, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society holds its [...]

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