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Harlem Week to Pay Tribute to Legendary Producer/Activist James Mtume on Aug. 23rd, 2017


 
Harlem Week to Pay Tribute to Master Composer & legendary Producer/Activist James Mtume on August 23, 2017 starting at 6:00 PM
 
Whether his contribution to music comes as composer, producer or performer; James Mtume has carved an indelible impression from all sides. Yet for all the decades he has been putting out innovative sounds, he has underscored it with his activism. A brilliant and informed orator, Mtume has spoken internationally.

Multi-Grammy Winning Producer, Composer And Arranger Quincy Jones Announces Qwest TV


 
Multi-Grammy Winning Producer, Composer And Arranger Quincy Jones Announces Qwest TV
 
LOS ANGELES, July 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Multi-Grammy winning producer, composer and arranger Quincy Jones, in collaboration with jazz impresario and television producer Reza Ackbaraly, has announced the formation of Qwest TV, the world’s first subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms.

An Intimate And Inspiring Conversation with Music Mogul Mike Bivins | June 3rd, 2017


 
Harlem School Of The Arts And The R&B Foundation Present An Intimate And Inspiring Conversation With Entrepreneur And Music Mogul Mike Bivins
 
NEW YORK – May 31, 2017 – PRLog — On June 3rd, in celebration of Black Music Month and the HSA Spring Music Festival, the Harlem School of the Arts, in association with The R&B Foundation, welcomes entrepreneur and music mogul Mike Bivins, for an intimate conversation about his life and multi-facetted career.

Sony Pictures Television’s TIMELESS Celebrates Black History Month with 3 Episodes | 2017


 
Sony Pictures Television’s TIMELESS Celebrates Black History Month with Three Episodes Featuring These Untold Stories.
 
(February 2017) — Sony Pictures Television’s series, Timeless, airing currently Monday nights on NBC, features three episodes dealing with the never-before-told stories of three African Americans who played integral roles in American history and culture.

Master Jazz Photographer Chuck Stewart Dies at 89


 
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Chuck Stewart Dies at 89
 
The Stewart Family is sadden to announce the passing of Chuck Stewart.
 
Our family offer our sincerest thanks to all for thinking so highly of Chuck as a friend, vendor, client and admirer. Over the 70 plus years of his career, Chuck has created a unique style of photography that gave him pleasure which has been published in books, magazines, album covers, CDs,motion pictures, TV sitcoms, documentaries and personal collections. He gave all of himself to the craft he perfected through HIS lens as he saw it.

Patti LaBelle, Common, JoJo, Jencarlos Canela & More Shine a Light on HIV/AIDS at ‘Keep the Promise’ Event | Nov. 30th, 2016

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THE STARS COME OUT TO SHINE A LIGHT ON HIV/AIDS
AT AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION’S WORLD AIDS DAY EVENT
KEEP THE PROMISE
 
AHF Kicked Off Series of Worldwide Events Commemorating World AIDS Day with Keep the Promise
 
LOS ANGELES, CA (December 1, 2016) – On November 30th, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) began its World AIDS Day initiative, Around the Globe in a Day, with Keep the Promise in Los Angeles, CA. Keep the Promise, which welcomed thousands of people for a march down Hollywood Boulevard and a free concert at the Dolby Theater, was an advocacy effort created to continue to spread awareness about HIV and AIDS.

Soul Music Icons Valerie Simpson, Teddy Riley And Freddie Jackson To Be Honored At Hal Awards Dinner on Sept. 25th, 2016

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Soul Music Icons Valerie Simpson, Teddy Riley And Freddie Jackson To Be Honored At Hal Awards Dinner
 
The Heroes and Legends Foundation announced the honorees for the 27h Annual Heroes and Legends Awards, which will be held on Sunday, September 25th, 2016 at the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel. The Foundation awards arts scholarships to talented youth.
 
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Aug. 24, 2016 – PRLog — The Heroes and Legends Foundation has announced the honorees for the 27h Annual Heroes and Legends Awards, which will be held on Sunday, September 25th, 2015 at the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel.

The Herb Alpert Foundation Gives $10.1 Million Gift to the Los Angeles City College Foundation

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The Herb Alpert Foundation’s $10.1 Million Gift to Los Angeles City College Provides all Music Majors with Education
 
The largest private gift to a community college in Southern California
 
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2016 – Los Angeles City College Foundation has received a $10.1 million gift from The Herb Alpert Foundation, creating an endowment that forever transforms the music department and the lives of the talented music students who study at Los Angeles City College (LACC). The gift is the largest ever given to a community college in Southern California.

The Merge Summit – Los Angeles | Aug. 25th-27th, 2016

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CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER, COURTNEY B. VANCE, MICHELLE WILLIAMS, DEVON FRANKLIN, MEAGAN GOOD FRANKLIN AND MORE TO APPEAR AT THE 2016 MERGE SUMMIT – LOS ANGELES
 
(Beverly Hills, CA—August 10, 2016)—Relevé Entertainment, in partnership with Walgreens and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, is proud to announce the return of The Merge Summit– Los Angeles, taking place August 25-27, 2016 at The Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. The Merge Summit is a unique event created to inspire synergy with faith based and entertainment industry leaders to educate, uplift, and encourage attendees to aspire towards their professional and personal goals.

Documentary Film “What Happened, Miss Simone?” Coming to DVD/Blu-Ray on Sept. 2nd, 2016

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THIS SEPTEMBER, EAGLE ROCK ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS
 
NINA SIMONE
WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE?
 
~DVD+CD, BLU-RAY+CD, AND DIGITAL FORMATS~
~SEPTEMBER 2, 2016~
 
New York, NY (July 25, 2016)—Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary at the 2016 Oscars®, Best Music Film at the 2016 Grammy Awards, and winning Best Documentary at the American Film Institute Awards in 2016, documentary film What Happened, Miss Simone? connected with critics and fans alike with its deep examination of the legendary Nina Simone.