Category Archives: Entertainment

Women’s Theatre Festival of Memphis 2014 (Photos)

*The Women’s Theatre Festival of Memphis (WTFM) wrapped its 2nd biennial event earlier this month when the city hosted over 30 plays, workshops and performances from around the globe. Event highlights included: The Gyneka Awards Gala in which 6 women and Two-Time Tony Award winner Pat Halloran were honored for
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‘Begin Again’ Back in Theaters This Weekend

*”Begin Again” begins in theaters again this weekend. The Weinstein Company returns the film to theaters Friday (Aug. 29) in a bid to reacquaint it with critics and Academy voters ahead of this year’s award season. “Audiences this summer fell in love with the amazing cast and soundtrack of ‘Begin
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Harry Belafonte To Receive Humanitarian Award from Academy

*Harry Belafonte is among those who will be honored by the motion picture academy’s board of governors. The academy said Thursday that Belafonte will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the academy’s sixth annual Governors Awards on Nov. 8 in Los Angeles. Actor-singer Belafonte, 87, is being recognized for
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Venus Williams Bounced from US Open in 3rd Round

*Venus Williams’ comeback fell short at the US Open on Friday afternoon. Two points from defeat, Sara Errani rallied to force a third-set tiebreaker and outlasted Williams 6-0, 0-6, 7-6 (5). Williams twice came back from down a break in the third but was done in by too many unforced
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Solange Camp Explains Absence During Beyonce’s VMA Vanguard Award

*The Internet had questions, and now Solange’s camp has an explanation for her absence during Beyonce’s performance and acceptance of the prestigious Video Vanguard Award a the VMAs. Rumor had it that the Knowles siblings fought shortly after the red carpet, prompting Solange to bounce. But in fact, “Solange hung
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Cee-Lo Green Pleads No Contest to Plying Woman with Ecstasy

*Cee-Lo Green has pleaded no contest to one felony count of furnishing ecstasy to a woman during a 2012 dinner in Los Angeles. The Grammy-winning singer entered the plea during a brief court hearing on Friday, reports the Associated Press. He also entered a special plea in which he maintained
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Press Secretary: Pres. ‘Stands Behind Decision’ to Wear Tan Suit (Watch)

*We learned today that President Obama’s ill-fitting tan suit in Thursday’s press conference was a deliberate fashion choice that he “feels pretty good about.” Before Obama could even finish the presser about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and ISIS’ increasing presence in the Middle East, Twitter was roasting both the suit’s
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La Toya and Katherine Jackson Remember Michael on his B’Day

*La Toya Jackson wrote a message to her late brother Michael, who would have turned 56 today. His mother Katherine is marking the occasion at an annual event in the family’s hometown of Gary, Indiana. LaToya took to Twitter Friday to reveal she still feels the pain of his loss.
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Joan Rivers in Medically Induced Coma; Daughter Melissa a Wreck

*Melissa Rivers was described by the New York Daily News as “an emotional wreck” Friday while awaiting a medical update on the condition of her mother, Joan Rivers. The 81-year-old comedian was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York Thursday and placed in a medically induced coma after going
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