Category Archives: Featured Articles

  • Choreographer Chester Whitmore on ActorsE Chat (Watch)

    Oct 1, 14 by EUR Contributor Leave a comment


    *(Hollywood) – Veteran dancer/choreographer Chester Whitmore appeared Monday September 29, on ActorsE Chat with host Ron Brewington. Whitmore, who started dancing in 1974, talked about having a chance meeting with famed hoofer Fayard Nicholas, eldest member of the Nicholas Brothers, which led to Whitmore becoming Nicholas’ protégé. He also discussed the evolution of dancing on […]

  • EUR on the Scene: The Best of the Urbanworld Film Festival (Watch)

    Sep 30, 14 by Ricardo A. Hazell Leave a comment


    *From September 17 through the 21 the Urbanworld Film Festival rolled through New York City with some of the highest-quality creative offerings by people whose backgrounds ran the gamut of the American sociological experiment and those wonderful differences were on full display on a nightly basis. In its 18th year, the Urbanworld Film Festival’s considerably […]

  • EUR on the Scene: 38th Annual Simon Rodia Watts Towers Jazz Festival

    Sep 29, 14 by Ricky Richardson Leave a comment


    * Los Angeles-We are already into the first weekend of Fall. That could only mean one thing; the Watts Towers Arts Center is in full swing (musically speaking, that is). The Department of Cultural Affairs of the City of Los Angeles and the Friends of Watts Towers Arts Center presented the 38th Annual Simon Rodia Watts […]

  • The Heat was on at the Lawndale Blues and Jazz Music Festival

    Sep 15, 14 by Ricky Richardson Leave a comment


    * Lawndale/Southbay residents were feeling the heat this past weekend. You probably headed outside if you didn’t have an air conditioned house or apartment to chill out in a shaded area. You were quite fortunate indeed, if you found yourself near 147th Street and Burin in Lawndale on Saturday, September 13, 2014. This area provided a […]

  • Raheem DeVaughn & The LoveLife Foundation Tap Roland Martin to Host Black Men’s Summit

    Aug 19, 14 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment


    *The “Love King” Raheem DeVaughn is expanding that love beyond his music and into the community that’s provided the backdrop for much of his success with his First Annual Black Male Summit & Town Hall on Thursday, August 21st at the Temple of Praise in Washington, DC. Presented by DeVaughn’s LoveLife Foundation, the summit seeks […]

  • EUR Performance Review: Angela Johnson: 100% Natural

    Aug 19, 14 by Al-Lateef Farmer Leave a comment


    *There were real tears coming from Angela Johnson’s eyes as she wrapped up a performance of “Black Boy Lullaby” last week at New York City’s famed Blue Note. Those tears were the tears of a mother, the tears of a woman concerned with the state of Black men in America, the tears of someone looking […]