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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Haiti International Film Festival goes virtual this year

By Bill Vaughan, Entertainment Writer An impressive slate of feature films starring well-known actors Jimmy Jean-Louis and Djimon Hounsou, stunning shorts and panels will be on...

BOOK CORNER: Author writes new fantasy novel ‘Sage’

By Marissa Wells, Contributing Writer Sage, a businesswoman, wife, mother and insomniac, lives life on the edge. She finds herself leading a dual existence as she shifts...

Walk of Fame master plan enters design phase

Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Mitch O'Farrell has announced that city engineers are beginning the schematic design phase of the Hollywood...

Groups form partnership to help diversify the music industry

By Alysha Conner, Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — The Recording Academy and a leading online civil rights nonprofit are joining forces to promote positive social changes...

BOOK CORNER: Designer-turned author shares tips in ‘The Top 15 Mistakes’

By Marissa Wells, Contributing Writer “The Top 15 Mistakes a #DesignBoss Would Never Make,” by Nikki Chu and Monica Wilcox, is an exciting book for new...

Ladera Heights offers drive-in movie for neighbors

By Darlene Donloe, Contributing Writer LADERA HEIGHTS — While residents in a Ladera Heights neighborhood were complying with stay-at-home orders and thus unable to go to...

BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Beyoncé shows that ‘Black Is King’ on Disney+

By Bill Vaughan, Entertainment Writer Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, the 24-time Grammy winner, is unveiling her latest directorial project, “Black Is King,” July 31 on Disney+. The new...

BOOK CORNER: ‘Queen of the Negro Leagues’ tells the story of Effa Manley

By Victoria Moore, Contributing Writer Based on the colorful, eccentric life of Effa Manley, co-owner of the baseball team the Newark Eagles, “Queen of the Negro...

New project launched to diversify Hollywood, network TV

By Kayla Rodgers, Contributing Writer HOLLYWOOD — A longtime film and television executive is partnering with civic and union leaders to launch a career training initiative...

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SPORTS DIGEST: Fans aren’t pleased with performances of Lakers, Dodgers

By Don Wanlass, Contributing Writer The year 2020 has been horrible for sports, shutting down most of the games we watch for amusement every night and...

Rx REPORT: The truth about face masks and COVID-19

By Marie Y. Lemelle, Contributing Writer Face masks have become part of our daily attire and protection against the spread of COVID-19. Medical experts predict that...

Head of foreign press group Lorenzo Soria dies

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — Lorenzo Soria, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association that annually presents the Golden Globe Awards, has died...

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Trump will come after Biden’s VP pick

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Contributing Columnist There was not a single moment during the 2016 presidential campaign that one or another Republican Party operative group didn’t...