Friday, July 3, 2020

MOVIES IN BLACK

MOVIES IN BLACK ‘Slim’ chance you won’t be moved “Queen & Slim” is an unflinching drama centering on an unforgettable first date between a black man (Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out”) and a black woman (Jodie Turner-Smith) who are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the man kills the police officer in self-defense. Terrified […]

In town, Philly — back again

The Philadelphia Dance Company arrives in Vegas. The Philadelphia Dance Company (Philadanco) is celebrating its 50th season — and recently performed at the Charleston Heights Arts Center. Across the nation and around the world, the troupe is celebrated for its innovation, creativity and preservation of predominantly African-American traditions in The Philadelphia Dance Company arrives in Vegas. In town, Philly — back again dance. Joan Myers […]

FLASHBACK MUSIC PICKS – May 2019

#Top3WithAngieTea – May 2019

Nipsey, Roxanne, and … robots? Things to make you laugh while you’re thinking — but don’t spill the tea 😉 #1. As the weather warms up, so does the city! I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with the Queen and Legend, Director Roxanne Shante. Now this comes courtesy of a women’s empowerment lunch by Rafha […]

MOVIES IN BLACK

MOVIES IN BLACK Look out for ‘The Intruder When a young married couple (Michael Ealy and Meagan Good) buys their dream house in Napa Valley, they think they have found the perfect home to take their next steps as a family. But when the strangely attached seller (Dennis Quaid) continues to infiltrate their lives, they […]

MOVIES IN BLACK

MOVIES IN BLACK ‘Little’ do we know In “Little,” “Girls Trip” star Regina Hall and “Black-ish” star Marsai Martin both play Jordan Sanders — as the take-no-prisoners tech mogul adult version, and the adolescent version who wakes up in her adult self’s penthouse just before a do-or-die presentation. “Insecure” star Issa Rae plays Jordan’s long-suffering […]

#Top3WithAngieTea

Aunt Becky with the bad pair (of college students)? Whew, chile-lay get on in here — this one will be a full cup! #1. So you remember Aunt Becky from “Full House” (or maybe the Netflix update “Fuller House”)? Her offscreen name is Lori Loughlin, and she’s accused of paying over $500,000 to get her […]

#Top3WithAngieTea

Going vegan for Beyoncé? Things that make you laugh while you’re thinking — but don’t spill the tea 😉 #1. Beyoncé is pushing for her fans to go vegan. “No, thank you” In exchange you could win lifetime access to Jay-Z and Beyoncé concerts! “I’m just playing, I’m doing it!” The giveaway is happening through a collaboration with The Greenprint Project. This will show you […]

Under the Glittering Lights

The world’s stage Las Vegas always commands the world’s attention, and the golden age of black entertainment helped put the entertainment capital on the map for good. In the 1940s, ‘50s, and ‘60s, top African-American performers — legends like Sammy Davis Jr., Pearl Bailey, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Redd Foxx, Eartha Kitt, Josephine Baker, and Dorothy Dandridge — […]

Under the Glittering Lights

Nothing like home for the holidays When you live in Las Vegas, you can always experience the city’s glitz and glamour with a quick trip to the Strip. Over the holidays, many corporations, local businesses, and organizations threw holiday parties that allowed guests to dance the night away at some of the some of the highest-profile hotels and casinos.