Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Entertainment

by Shanelle Genai -- Nominees for the 2022 Primetime Emmys were released on Tuesday. Revealed by comedic actor JB Smoove and Melissa Fumero, the two undoubtedly brought joy to those itching for recognition but since you already know how we do...
by Stephanie Holland -- "The Woman King" trailer is a call to arms for Black women everywhere. When Viola — as Nanisca, commander of the real-life Agojie warriors —said, “We fear no one. And we fear no pain. I offer you...
After school and Saturday mornings were devoted to fighting crime. There you were, seven, eight, nine years old, hard-bodied, brave, and fireproof – at least, in your mind. Along with your ancestors and others with superpowers, you were invincible. And...
Saturday morning cartoons showed Dragon Ball Z Kai and Spiderman having fun and saving the day, showing kids a colorful and adventurous world through the eyes of superheroes.  Cosplayer Ralphael Burks, also known as Okami King, grew up watching cartoons...
You weren’t born knowing everything. People had to tell you what you needed to know, and that’s how you learn. You can guess sometimes, or figure other things out on your own but mostly, you’ve been told and then you...
Brima Gassama of Germantown High School and Crosstown High School’s Vera Brown will represent the Orpheum High School Musical Theatre Awards at The National High School Musical Theatre Awards – The Jimmy Awards – at the Minskoff Theatre on...
BLP Film Studios executives Carolyn Henry and Cecilia Barnes want to put Memphis on the film “production” map.  It is how they want to express their love for Memphis and its creative community. BLP Film Studios is promoted to have the...
New literary author Kelis Rowe fondly recalls the days as a young girl walking to Crystal Palace, the once-popular Whitehaven-area skating rink that closed in 2017.  That same roller rink would serve as the backdrop of her debut novel, “Finding...
The pavement was hard. At that time of day, it still held the last of the sun’s warmth but that didn’t make it comfortable. Pebbles embedded in blacktop can bloody skin in a minute; bits of broken glass can scratch...
Tickets for the history-making production of  “To Kill a Mockingbird” go on sale Friday (May 20) for the premiere Memphis engagement at the Orpheum Theatre on August 16-21. Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin’s new play, directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett...