All posts by LaRita Shelby

  • Final Weeks: Meet Janis Joplin’s Soulful Influences!

    Aug 14, 15 by Press at Pasadena Playhouse Leave a comment

    *Mary Bridget Davies evokes the electric energy of the late Janis Joplin in the Pasadena Playhouse’s current production of “A Night With Janis Joplin” by Randy Johnson, who created, wrote and directed the production. In recanting Joplin’s life and musical journey, Johnson found it fitting to note the ladies of soul who  also had an […]

  • ColorComm C2Miami Conference Honors 7 Media Moguls

    Aug 13, 15 by 325 Media Creative and EURweb Leave a comment

    *MIAMI, FL – More than 300 multicultural women in media and communications, kicked off the second annual ColorComm Conference (C2Miami)  recently at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, beginning and ending the day with inspiration, wisdom and encouragement from African-American, Latina and Asian-American female media pioneers.  Awardees included (pictured above) Allison J. Davis, Former NBC Executive Producer and a […]

  • Karen Clark Sheard Drops Highly Anticipated New Release ‘Destined to Win’

    Aug 4, 15 by Propeller Media 2 Comments

    *NASHVILLE, TN  – The highly-anticipated new album from gospel superstar Karen Clark Sheard is finally here. Karen’s sixth solo album Destined To Win  is available now everywhere in-stores and online. The beloved music icon’s voice and performance style display unsurpassed richness on her latest album, with the buzzed-about project eagerly embraced by fans and garnering advance […]

  • Motown’s Edna Anderson-Owens Remembered

    Jun 19, 15 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *The Electronic Urban Report at EURweb notes the passing of Motown’s Edna Vernelle Anderson-Owens, who quietly parted this life on Saturday, June 13th  2015 in Los Angeles. The dazzling Mrs. Anderson-Owens started at Motown in 1970 in the Publicity and Community Relations department, and then advanced to being Berry Gordy’s assistant; a position that she […]

  • St. Croix Presents Work by EURweb’s LaRita Shelby

    Jun 15, 15 by LaRita Shelby Leave a comment

    *EURweb’s  LaRita Shelby visited the Caribbean Community Theatre of St. Croix (CCT) this past weekend for the 2nd production based on her book Dictation: Plays, Poems & Monologues. The June 2015 presentation was co-directed by Xiomara Sanchez (front row 2nd from left) and Eileen Bishop Des Jardins, Managing Producer of CCT (front row 2nd from right). Also […]

  • Purple is the New Black!

    Jun 9, 15 by It Is Done PR 1 Comment

    *DANIELLE BROOKS, who plays ‘Taystee’ on the hit TV show, Orange is the New Black, will make her Broadway debut as ‘Sofia’ in the upcoming Broadway musical revival of THE COLOR PURPLE.  A graduate of the Juilliard School, Ms. Brooks joins the previously announced JENNIFER HUDSON and CYNTHIA ERIVO in the critically acclaimed staging from […]