The Harlem Globetrotters' Great Assist Program gives smiles away to communities with needs and their next World Tour
arrives in Baltimore Saturday December 26, 2016 at the Royal Farms Arena. The tour is also celebrating the 90th anniversary
of the Harlem Globetrotters who took the sport of basketball and made it an art form. "I didn't think you could
just become a globetrotter," said member Donte' Harrison when discussing how he became a member. "But they just
pick up new members. I learned they been around a long time." The Harlem Globetrotters have become
synonymous with creative basketball playing skills all around the world in 122 countries. In 2016 they will celebrate 90 years
of serving communities in need through their The Great Assist program. On the world tour they will play over 330 games in
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Trumpeter Darren Barrett uniquely blends Reggae
and America Jazz with his new album ‘Trumpet Vibes'
"We just came from filming the video for ‘To Sir with Love'...it is my seventh album. We been working on
this record for three years," said award winning trumpeter Darren Barrett (Common, Herbie Hancock) about the single to
his new album release "Trumpet Vibes" (dB Studios). "My parents are from Jamaica and my dad played saxophone,
it's released in the video. He did not make enough money for five kids so he became an auto mechanic. It was mandatory that
we play music because he couldn't. He comes to the concert and his eyes are so full." Darren is a graduate
of Berklee College of Music and is an associate professor there. He has worked with such artists as ... Read the full November 20, 2015 column...>
Stone keeps the 'Dream' alive debuting at #3
(New York, NY) - Angie
Stone's long-awaited new album "Dream" hits #3 on the Billboard's Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums in its
first week of release and debuts at #59 on Billboard's Top 200. "Dream"
also lands at #5 on the Independent Album Chart, #37 on Top Album Sales and the album's first single "2 Bad Habits,"
has already hit Top 20.
Silk, J. Holiday and Men at Large donate songs to benefit education
(New York, NY) - Donna Jones, CEO & Founder, Andern Educational Research, Inc. (AER) is proud
to announce a partnership with Andern Records on its CD Release of "A Growth Of A Man: Inspired by Her" featuring
groups from the 90's Silk, Troop and Men At Large and 2000's J Holiday, to make a hit CD that will benefit student education. "A Growth Of A Man: Inspired by Her"
is a compilation CD of 13 inspiring songs about women, that depicts the growth of a man through the woman's eyes. The theme
of this project is to inspire and uplift the spirits of women around the world.
Florida native Jason Derulo released his first project in 2009 and has since sold over 50 million singles. The singer,
songwriter, dancer and producer has created songs for Birdman at Cash Money Records, Lil' Wayne at Young Money Entertainment
and Diddy. He has 11 platinum selling singles of which "Wiggle" and "Talk Dirty" are amongst them. He
has garnered two BMI Awards and two Teen Choice Awards. His forth album release "Everything is 4" first single is
"Want to Want Me," which has accumulated almost a 1/4 Billion views on Youtube Watch the music video to "Want
to Want Me" below!
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(Los Angeles, CA) - Principal
photography is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures' Wonder Woman feature film, the highly anticipated action adventure from
director Patty Jenkins ("Monster," AMC's "The Killing"), starring Gal Gadot (the "Fast & Furious"
movies) in the role of Diana Prince/Wonder Woman. The character will make her big screen debut this spring in "Batman
v Superman: Dawn of Justice," but the new film will mark her first time headlining a feature.
The film also stars Chris Pine (the "Star Trek" films) as
Captain Steve Trevor, Robin Wright ("The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," Netflix's "House of Cards"), Danny
Huston ("Clash of the Titans," "X-Men Origins: Wolverine"), David Thewlis (the "Harry Potter"
films, "The Theory of Everything"), Ewen Bremner ("Exodus: Gods and Kings," "Snowpiercer"),
Saïd Taghmaoui ("American Hustle"), Elena Anaya ("The Skin I Live In") and Lucy Davis ("Shaun
of the Dead").
The film is being produced by
Charles Roven, Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder, with Richard Suckle, Stephen Jones, Wesley Coller, Geoff Johns and Rebecca
Roven serving as executive producers.
behind the camera are director of photography Matthew Jensen ("Chronicle," "Fantastic Four," HBO's "Game
of Thrones"), Oscar-nominated production designer Aline Bonetto ("Amélie," "A Very Long Engagement,"
"Pan"), and Oscar-winning editor Martin Walsh ("Chicago," "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit," "V
for Vendetta"), and Oscar-winning costume designer Lindy Hemming ("The Dark Knight" trilogy, "Topsy-Turvy").Principal
photography will take place on location in the UK, France and Italy.Set to open in 2017, the Wonder Woman feature film is
based on characters created by William Moulton Marston, appearing in comic books published by DC Entertainment. It will be
distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.