Acting Legend, Billy Dee Williams on Dancing With The Stars

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SACRAMENTO - Legendary actor Billy Dee Williams admits that although he’s 76-years old and not quite as nimble as he used to be, he’s confident he’ll surprise a lot of people when he makes his debut on “Dancing with the Stars.” The reality dance show returns March 17 at 8 p.m. (EST) on ABC TV.  “I still have a little […]

JONATHAN BUTLER—Christmas Tour Interview

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NATIONWIDE – Two-time Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter/guitarist, Jonathan Butler has been making jazz, pop and gospel music for years. So it seems only fitting that the multi-talented, South African born musician would mesh these styles together in his debut Christmas CD, “Merry Christmas to You.” Just when you thought you had heard every possible rendition of “This […]

Crockett Joins Talented Cast In ‘Baggage Claim’

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BEVERLY HILLS — You can always count on Affion Crockett to bring some big laughs to whatever role he’s playing, be it a thugged out gangsta (“Haunted House” and “Soul Men”) or the tightly wound TSA agent he portrays in the new, romantic comedy, “Baggage Claim” which opens nationwide Sept. 27. In addition to Crockett, […]

Craig Robinson Feature—“This Is the End”

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SAN FRANCISCO – Comedian Craig Robinson, who audiences may best remember as Darryl Philbin, the warehouse manager on the long-running hit NBC TV show, “The Office,” is now enjoying even more success on the big screen. Robinson, 41, most recently starred with Kerry Washington (TV’s “Scandal”) in the family comedy, “Peeples” and in the end […]

Anthony Mackie: “PAIN & GAIN”

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MIAMI – Anthony Mackie is showing Hollywood that he can do it all, and do it extremely well. The 33-year old, New Orleans native has garnered critical acclaim for his extensive body of work that includes such diverse films like “Million Dollar Baby,” “8 Mile,” “Notorious”–(he played Tupac Shakur)–“We are Marshall,” “Half Nelson” “Gangster Squad,” […]

Actor/Activist Harry Belafonte To Share His Wisdom Locally

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SACRAMENTO – In honor of slain civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., UC Davis has invited legendary actor/activist Harry Belafonte to speak at the Mondavi Center’s Jackson Hall on Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. Belafonte began his career as a singer and actor. He was dubbed the “King of Calypso” during the 1950s […]

Naughty By Nature Live at Thunder Valley

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LINCOLN – The New Jersey based hip-hop trio, “Naughty By Nature” shook up the rap music world with the release of their 1991 self-titled CD. It spawned the infectious party anthem, “O.P.P” which landed atop the Billboard Hot 100 music charts and became one of the most successful crossover songs in rap history. Naughty By […]