<b>JK SIMMONS IN THE GROOVE WITH "BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR" OSCAR FOR "WHIPLASH"</b>
JK SIMMONS IS ALL SMILES AFTER WINNING THE "BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR" OSCAR FOR "WHIPLASH" AT THE 87TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS.
JK SIMMONS IN THE GROOVE WITH "BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR" OSCAR FOR "WHIPLASH"

By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA-- N2Entertainment.net was thrilled to see JK Simmons at the 87th Annual Academy Awards walk away with the “Best Supporting Actor” Oscar for his phenomenal star turn in “Whiplash.”

“Whiplash," which also won an Oscar for "Best Film Editing," landed at number three on our Top Movies of 2014 list. It’s a well-deserved win for Simmons and he talked with the press back stage about what winning this Oscar means to him.

Q. With all of your long credits in stage, screen, television, TV commercials, what does this Oscar win mean to you?...





"DIRTY DANCING--THE CLASSIC STORY" AT THE SACRAMENTO COMMUNITY CENTER THEATRE THROUGH JAN. 4</b>
"DIRTY DANCING--THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE" IS PLAYING AT THE SACRAMENTO COMMUNITY CENTER THEATRE NOW THROUGH JAN. 4.
ON STAGE

"DIRTY DANCING--THE CLASSIC STORY" AT THE SACRAMENTO COMMUNITY CENTER THEATRE THROUGH JAN. 4

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

“Dirty Dancing--The Classic Story On Stage” is an unprecedented live experience with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing that will play at the Sacramento Community Center Theater from Dec. 26– Jan 4.

Based on the tremendously popular classic 1987 film starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, “ Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage” tour marks the 10th Anniversary of the global stage...




COMMON AND JOHN LEGEND WIN "BEST ORIGINAL SONG" OSCAR FOR "GLORY" AT THE 87TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS.
A “GLORY”-OUS NIGHT FOR COMMON AND JOHN LEGEND AT THE 87TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS

By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA--John Legend and Common performed their hit song “Glory” from the “Best Picture” nominated film, “Selma” against the backdrop of a replica of the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge.

It was one of the major highlights at the 87th Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 22 and capped by “Glory” winning an Oscar for “Best Original Song.”

Their show-stopping performance of “Glory” was met with a standing ovation and streams of tears from Chris Pine, Carmen Ejogo and David Oyelowo who stars as Dr. King in “Selma.”

Back stage at the Oscars press room N2Entertainment.net asked Common and John Legend about collaborating on “Glory.”

Q. Congratulations. Can you just briefly touch a little bit on the collaborative process,...






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<b> "OBVIOUSLY BLACK" ESPN TRAILBLAZER DIES OF CANCER AT 49</b>
ESPN ANCHOR STUART SCOTT DIES OF CANCER AT AGE 49.
"OBVIOUSLY BLACK" ESPN TRAILBLAZER DIES OF CANCER AT 49

By: Richard Prince, "Journal-isms"

"Stuart Scott's impact can be measured in Sunday’s (Jan. 4) outpouring of affection for him after news of his death, at 49 from cancer, broke," Sean Gregory wrote Jan. 4 for Time magazine.

"It cut across all sports, all silos of American culture, from LeBron James to Tiger Woods to Barack Obama to Nicki Minaj. It can be seen in Hannah Storm, the seasoned television...