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NFL players to tackle dancing on popular ABC show

NFL players to tackle dancing on popular ABC show

FROM WIRE REPORTS 2016 Super Bowl MVP Von Miller and Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Antonio Brown have been named cast members for Season 22 of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars (DWTS).” The season premiere is Monday, March 21. Miller is partnered with Witney Carson while Brown’s partner will be Sharna Burgess. Former NFL quarterback Doug Flutie […]

‘Black Panthers’ and ‘Creed’ among best movies of 2015

‘Black Panthers’ and ‘Creed’ among best movies of 2015

BY DWIGHT BROWN NNPA NEWS WIRE Movies have become a great comfort in what has been a tumultuous year. They’ve entertained us. Made us laugh, feel courageous, scared, romantic and educated us too. It’s a perfect time to reflect on the films, performances and Black artists who made 2015 special. And might as well get […]

‘Jingle Bell Rock’ and so much more

‘Jingle Bell Rock’ and so much more

City hosts holiday health fair, concert Local residents seeking a way to get into the Christmas spirit found it the evening of Dec. 12 at Daytona Beach’s Daisy Stocking Park. The City of Daytona Jingle Bell Rock concert included holiday music and a chance for residents to mingle and be jolly. The event included representatives […]

An Evening with Tamela Mann

An Evening with Tamela Mann

Old Label Production & Kingsmen Entertainment will present “An Evening with Tamela Mann’’ on Feb. 6 at the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center. Mann is perhaps best known as “Cora’’ in Tyler Perry plays featuring the character “Madea.’’ She also stars in “Mann & Wife,’’ a series on Bounce TV with actor husband, David […]

‘Smokey Joe’s Café’ auditions Monday

‘Smokey Joe’s Café’ auditions Monday

The Mike Curb College of Music, Entertainment and Art at Daytona State College will conduct open auditions for “Smokey Joe’s Café’’ from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 14, on the college’s Daytona Beach Campus, Goddard Performance Hall (bldg. 230), Choir Room. The musical celebrates the golden age of rock n’ roll, boasting the longest […]

‘Superwoman’ singer left out of ‘Soul Train Awards’ tribute

‘Superwoman’ singer left out of ‘Soul Train Awards’ tribute

EURWEB.COM As always, the Soul Train Awards has a moment or two to talk about. And this year was no different as the tribute to Babyface included many of the artists he helped make household names singing the songs that put them on the public radar. From After 7 to Cameo and Tevin Campbell, among […]

Master P working on real ‘Empire’ show

Master P working on real ‘Empire’ show

Single father wants to debunk stereotypes about music industry BY RICK BENTLEY FRESNO BEE (TNS) Move over Cookie, Master P wants to show the world what a real music “Empire” looks like. The music mogul is opening the doors to his family home for the Reelz series “Master P’s Family Empire.” Master P, whose real […]

MC Lyte to host W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience in Miami next month

MC Lyte to host W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience in Miami next month

Hip Hop Sisters Foundation founder MC Lyte, president/CEO Lynn Richardson, and Executive Director Latoyia Dennis have announced the W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience, presented by Prudential, to be held Jan. 2-5 in Miami at the upscale beachfront 1 Hotel. Notable speakers include Kelly Price, Faith Evans, Ledisi, Nicci Gilbert, Dr. Robin Smith, Erica Campbell, Lil Mama, Tamika Mallory, […]

HONORING AN AREA LEGEND

HONORING AN AREA LEGEND

The ‘Thin Man’ Watts Festival draws hundreds of music fans from around the state BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The legacy of jazz in DeLand was once again celebrated in honor of the late music impresario Noble “Thin Man” Watts. In 2004, the same year of his death, the namesake outdoor jazz festival was conceived. […]

B-CU celebrating homecoming with barbecue, free concert

B-CU celebrating homecoming with barbecue, free concert

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach will be saturated in a sea of maroon and gold this weekend as Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) celebrates its homecoming. Despite the controversy in the past weeks regarding Florida Gov. Rick Scott being awarded the university’s Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Leadership Award Wednesday night at B-CU’s Legacy Awards Gala, […]