Thursday, May 26, 2022

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The motion picture academy on Friday banned Will Smith from attending the Oscars or any other academy event for 10 years following his slap of Chris Rock at the Academy Awards. The move comes after a...
Kevin Kavaunjay Braden started a new project – “901 All Access” – about nine months ago. Count me among those who think he really is on to something great. Kevin is a radio personality and DJ for Memphis-Shelby County Schools...
“Brazil by Night” a Brazilian-themed evening of live music, world-class dance, cocktails and food, will light up the Collage Dance Center on April 9. The Collage Dance Collective and Iris Orchestra will host the evening experience, which is set for...
BOSTON — Chris Rock received several standing ovations before he told one joke Wednesday at his first comedy show since Will Smith slapped him in the face onstage at the Oscars. Rock only briefly addressed the slap to the sold-out crowd...
LOS ANGELES — The day after slapping Chris Rock on the Oscars stage and upending the 94th Academy Awards, Will Smith issued an apology to the comedian, to the academy and to viewers at home, saying he was “out...
Paula Raiford, owner of Paula & Raiford’s Disco, and Grind City Brewing Company are set to launch two new Raiford Disco-inspired beer flavors. The beverage flavors, Hollywood Hustle beer and Disco Dynamite seltzer, were inspired by the spirit and legacy...
Five people, an album, five singles and a book have been chosen to join this year’s Blues Hall of Fame class. The Memphis-based Blues Foundation said the 12 newest honorees of the Blues Hall of Fame will be celebrated at...
The Orpheum Theatre Group is pitching the return of Storyfest – a free two-day event featuring the stories of 40 Memphians from across the city ranging in ages from 9 to 93. Storyfest features live performances, engagement activities and community...
“Orange Mound: A Black Lecture Critical Race Theory” is a historical documentary telling the stories of trailblazers and pioneers who have become a part of the community’s legend. “Orange Mound has five Super Bowl rings, one Oscar, three Olympic gold...
On the last day of African-American History Month and on the evening that Memphis Grizzlies’ All-Star Ja Morant turned in a super-sized franchise performance with a record 52-point masterpiece at FedExForum, a salute to HBCUs (historically Black colleges and...