Thursday, August 18, 2022

Entertainment

For the 21st year – as in years past – the Annual W.C. Handy Heritage Awards served to honor “Authentic Beale Street Musicians” and treat attendees to the music that earned the artists such acclaim. Case in point: After awards...
Recording artist Tank electrified Memphis with a sold-out performance Sunday at The New Daisy Theatre. Billed as the Savage Tour, the R&B veteran crooned two hours worth of familiar tunes in addition to new music from his highly anticipated album...
November 17-19 - Sinbad will be at Chuckles Comedy House for a hilarious set of performances. Best known for his roles on the television sitcoms “A Different World,” and “The Sinbad Show,” the veteran stand-up icon has also written...
A “complete gift.” When you’ve known someone for nearly 30 of the 45 years of his life, that is how you sum up the time when the person was gospel-recording artist “Shea” Norman and you knew him as Deborah Thomas...
Let’s be clear. Willie Mitchell and Royal Studios is a BIG DEAL and not just in Memphis. Yes, it’s a huge part of the fabric and legacy of Memphis music. Hi Records and Royal Studios was the home of...
Get Out is certainly ready to take home gold this awards season after blowing us all away as the smash horror hit of the year, but according to the Golden Globes, it’s really a comedy. Variety Awards Editor Kristopher Tapley tweeted out...
Rapper Meek Mill arrives at the criminal justice center in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rapper Meek Mill was sentenced to two to four years in prison on probation violations Monday by a Philadelphia...
More black-nerd news: Common recently announced that he will create an original multimedia comic series called Caster. The series will be available exclusively on Line Webtoon’s site and app. Common will be creating an original score and song for the series...
By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The movies have tended to skip from slavery to the Civil Rights movement, but Dee Rees' "Mudbound" plunges into the complex tragedies of the in-between era of Jim Crow. The film,...