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  • Tony Award Winning ‘Cinderella’ Opens at the Ahmanson in LA

    Mar 25, 15 by LaRita "Jazzy Rita" Shelby Leave a comment


    *Paige Faure, Fran Drescher, Andy Huntington Jones and Kecia Lewis  are among the spirited, multi-talented and multi-cultural cast of Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella now playing at the Ahmanson Theatre in downtown Los Angeles through April 26. From the creators of “South Pacific” and “The Sound of Music,” this Tony Award Winning musical and romantic classic […]

  • Antonio Fargas Turns it Up with The New Jump Blues Band (Watch)

    Mar 11, 15 by LaRita "Jazzy Rita" Shelby 1 Comment


    *Antonio Fargas is known around the world for his role as Huggy Bear in the 1970’s television series “Starsky and Hutch.” Other credits include his iconic portrayals in cinema classics such as “Foxy Brown,” “Across 110th Street,” “Starsky and Hutch,” “I’m Gonna Get You Sucka” and many more. Lately Antonio has emerged as the charismatic […]

  • Dr. Roma Benjamin, On A Mission To Teach Our Kids

    Mar 1, 15 by LaRita Shelby 1 Comment


    *Dr. Roma Benjamin says enough is enough! Benjamin is a former principal of Rowland School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and she is a youth literacy advocate who was compelled to quit her job to start fresh and teach children the basic skills that they were lacking from the public school system. The New Sound  Literacy and […]

  • BET Premieres Book of Negroes

    Feb 17, 15 by LaRita 'Jazzy Rita' Shelby 3 Comments


    *BET kicked off the mini-series “The Book of Negroes“ Monday night with a stunning debut by Shailyn Pierre-Dixon as the young Aminata, whose riveting performance set the tone for the gracious and fiercely potent Aunjanue Ellis as the adult Aminata Diallo. Ms. Ellis added beauty, fluidity and seething bravery to every realistic and detailed account of the woman’s life […]

  • GRAMMY Foundation Execs Chime in on Music and Education (Listen)

    Feb 8, 15 by LaRita 'Jazzy Rita' Shelby Leave a comment


    *Scott Goldman, Vice President of The GRAMMY Foundation & MusiCares and David Sears, Executive Education Director of The GRAMMY Foundation shared a brief chat with EURweb’s Jazzy Rita at Club Nokia on the occasion of the GRAMMY Foundation’s second annual Music Educator Award™. On February 4, 2015 more than 400 students from the greater Los […]

  • Experience Carmen Lundy’s ‘Soul To Soul’ (Watch/Listen)

    Feb 3, 15 by LaRita "Jazzy Rita" Shelby Leave a comment


    *To say that Carmen Lundy is sultry is an understatement. Hers is a timeless style and sound that endures across the decades. Her melodious renditions have emerged once more with the release of her latest album “Soul To Soul” on the Afrasia label.  Having traveled extensively, Carmen is quite popular on the global music scene. […]