Category: Entertainment

Bullock, ‘Glee’ poised for People’s Choice Awards

This photo released by Fox shows the McKinley family of the past and present joining together to remember and celebrate the life of Finn Hudson, paying tribute also to the late actor Cory Monteith who played him, in "The Quarterback" episode of "Glee," which aired Oct. 10, 2013. "Glee" hit the right note as it leads with eight nominations for the People's Choice Awards. Broadcast on CBS, The People's Choice Awards will be presented Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Fox, Adam Rose)

This photo released by Fox shows the McKinley family of the past and present joining together to remember and celebrate the life of Finn Hudson, paying tribute also to the late actor Cory Monteith who played him, in “The Quarterback” episode of “Glee,” which aired Oct. 10, 2013. “Glee” hit the right note as it leads with eight nominations for the People’s Choice Awards. Broadcast on CBS, The People’s Choice Awards will be presented Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Fox, Adam Rose)

Nick & Mariah, La La & Carmelo and Tamela & David Mann Cover Ebony’s Black Love Issue

We’re happy to share that Ebony magazine will release three separate covers for their February issue as they celebrate black love. The couples include Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey, Carmelo and La La Anthony and David and Tamela Mann. Inside of the magazine each couple will give insight into their high-profile marriages that readers can learn Keep Reading →

Arts & Culture Calendar

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Exhibition Opening

Concept Art Gallery presents “Vanessa German: Citizen Art” from 6-8 p.m. at 1031 S. Braddock Ave., Swissvale. This exhibition features the iconic mixed media sculptures of award winning sculptor, photographer and poet Vanessa German. She uses various objects that speak to history of the African-American experience, women and more. The exhibit will be showcased through Feb. 8. There will be a special procession from Homewood to Concept Art Gallery on Jan.11 at 2 p.m. For more information, call 412-242-9200 or visit http://www.conceptgallery.com.

Hill District Native is co-writer of short film named as official selection of Macon Film Festival

Waiting to shoot a scene from "Exposures" are (front, from left) script supervisor Nathan Poljak, art director Monica Ferrara, production designer Zachary Lyons, (back) camera operator Stephen Branagan, director Jonathan Gribbin and first assistant director Jonathan Blackwell.

Waiting to shoot a scene from “Exposures” are (front, from left) script supervisor Nathan Poljak, art director Monica Ferrara, production designer Zachary Lyons, (back) camera operator Stephen Branagan, director Jonathan Gribbin and first assistant director Jonathan Blackwell (far right).

Singing in the cold: Bruno preps for Super Bowl

Bruno Mars performs during the 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in New York.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/File)

Bruno Mars performs during the 2012 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in New York.(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Everyone is in Bruno Mars’ ear about one thing when it comes to performing the Super Bowl halftime show: How will you deal with the freezing cold?

NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ hires a Black woman

"Saturday Night Live," criticized for a lack of diversity, is adding Upright Citizens Brigade comedian Sasheer Zamata to its cast. (Sasheer.com)

“Saturday Night Live,” criticized for a lack of diversity, is adding Upright Citizens Brigade comedian Sasheer Zamata to its cast. (Sasheer.com)

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s comic institution “Saturday Night Live,” criticized recently for a lack of diversity, said on Monday that it was adding a Black woman to its repertory cast when new episodes start again later this month.

Gabrielle Union would have been Olivia Pope. Instead she’s ‘Being Mary Jane’

In this July 17, 2013, Actress Gabrielle Union, left, and Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade arrive at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

In this July 17, 2013, Actress Gabrielle Union, left, and Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade arrive at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Gabrielle Union might as well be a unicorn or a leprechaun or some other mythical creature. She is stunning and petite and warm and kind—all things that actresses of her stature and beauty aren’t supposed to be. And get this: She likes bacon.

browniesandlemonade: BEeFF Ft. Issa Rae – Adorable (Cute…

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imageBEeFF Ft. Issa Rae – Adorable (Cute Sh*t).

Ready for you heart melt? BEeFF teams up with Issa Rae for their latest track “Adorable (Cute Sh*t).” The famed director/writer adds the perfect amount of raunchy flair to compliment Evan and BC’s off the wall lyrics. Make sure you keep an eye for BEeFF upcoming release via PeaceLife.

Q&A: B.o.B looks to make mark on urban radio

This Nov. 26  photo shows rapper B.o.B during an interview in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

This Nov. 26 photo shows rapper B.o.B during an interview in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — B.o.B has made his mark in pop music with the hits “Nothin’ on You” and “Airplanes,” but it’s been hard for the rapper to be taken seriously by some urban radio stations and nightclubs — even in his hometown of Atlanta.

Sweet dream: Eurythmics uniting at Beatles tribute

This June 10, 2000, file photo shows Annie Lennox, left, and Dave Stewart as the Eurythmics performing on stage at the Rock at the Ring three-day music festival at the Nuerburgring race circuit in Nuerburg, Germany. (AP Photo/Pool)

This June 10, 2000, file photo shows Annie Lennox, left, and Dave Stewart as the Eurythmics performing on stage at the Rock at the Ring three-day music festival at the Nuerburgring race circuit in Nuerburg, Germany. (AP Photo/Pool)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Eurythmics are reuniting — to pay tribute to the Beatles.

Nyong’o, Seydoux, up for rising star film award

Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Palm Springs, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Lupita Nyong’o arrives at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Palm Springs, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

LONDON (AP) — Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o and “Blue is the Warmest Color” actress Lea Seydoux are among nominees for the British film academy’s Rising Star award.

NY judge nixes 50 Cent’s bid to toss sex video lawsuit

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Rapper and businessman Curtis Jackson III, known as 50 Cent (AP Photo/File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper 50 Cent has lost a bid to end a Florida woman’s lawsuit over a sex video posted online with him edited into it as a wig-wearing narrator.