Monday, December 5, 2016

‘Moving forward and continually developing’

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | KIMBERLY ELISE ‘Embrace your uniqueness’ Kimberly Elise has built an extraordinary career in Hollywood. Ever since her screen debut 20 years ago in the crime thriller “Set It Off,” she has starred in a string of movies across genres and audiences — from critical favorites like “Beloved” and “For Colored Girls” [...]

‘Moving forward and continually developing’

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | MARVIN MENZIES ‘Moving forward and continually developing’ UNLV’s storied basketball program has a new leader. Marvin Menzies is the first African- American head basketball coach in the school’s history, and the Los Angeles native can’t wait for the season to start on Nov. 1. He recently sat down with Las Vegas [...]

WESTERN VALUES

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In “The Magnificent Seven,” Denzel Washington tips his hat to a genre film with a new-generation twist. You would not be wrong to assume that, after being cast as the lead in “The Magnificent Seven,” one of the first things Denzel Washington did was take a close look at the 1960 classic on which his [...]

You have to persist

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | OMAR MILLER You have to persist He may be experiencing a new measure of fame for his role on “Ballers,” but the HBO hit is far from Omar Miller’s first time in the spotlight. From “8 Mile” and “Get Rich or Die Tryin’” to “CSI: Miami” and “Law & Order,” he’s [...]

‘We have to keep moving forward’

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | VIVICA A. FOX The “Independence Day: Resurgence” star talks leading men, her steamy Las Vegas show, and what she learned about Donald Trump on “Celebrity Apprentice.” Vivica A. Fox has been delighting audiences for more than two decades, with her incomparably relatable style in movies and television shows that range from [...]

‘The thread of equality ties his life’s journey together’

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | MARYUM “MAY MAY” ALI Muhammad Ali’s daughter, reflects on her father’s iconic life and how her family — and the world — said goodbye. The Greatest has gone on to his great reward. Muhammad Ali died on June 3, but his legacy as an athlete, cultural icon and humanitarian will live [...]

KEEPING IT MOVING!

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | TISHA CAMPBELL-MARTIN Tisha Campbell-Martin has been a Hollywood fixture for longer than you might think: in 1974, at the age of six, she appeared on an episode of the PBS show “The Big Blue Marble.” By 18, her singing chops landed Campbell-Martin on the set of her first feature film — [...]

Pop Life

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Prince touched millions of people worldwide. The outpouring of emotion that has followed his passing is a testament to his otherworldly talent, and deep connection to those who appreciated it. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD It was not what anyone expected to hear. When the news of Prince’s death began swirling on the morning of April 21, [...]

‘It’s like a melting pot’

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | JACQUELINE GREEN On the eve of a highly-anticipated performance in Las Vegas, the principal dancer of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater opens up about the art of movement. When Alvin Ailey founded his eponymous dance troupe in 1958, he forever changed the global perception of American dance. He did it [...]

Taste & Sounds of Soul Event

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Amazing sights from the Fremont Street Experience, as Las Vegas celebrates the 15th Annual Taste & Sounds of Soul Festival and 2016 LV Black Image Magazine Honors.