<b>TAMERA MOWRY-HOUSLEY TALKS "THE REAL"</b>
TAMERA MOWRY-HOUSLEY ON "THE REAL" WITH LONI LOVE, TAMAR BRAXTON, JEANNIE MAI AND ADRIENNE BAILON.
TAMERA MOWRY-HOUSLEY TALKS "THE REAL"

By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

BURBANK--Even as a kid, Tamera Mowry-Housley says she was never afraid to speak her mind although her mother would often tell her to watch her mouth.

But now that Mowry-Housley is all grown up and co-hosting the new, daytime talk show “The Real” with Loni Love, Tamar Braxton, Jeannie Mai And Adrienne Bailon, she’s eager to share her opinions on just about everything, without fear or favor.

“When I found out the producers wanted to bring a fresh perspective to the traditional daytime TV talk show format,” that’s...





<b>2014 NAACP THEATRE FESTIVAL SETS THE STAGE FOR 10 MINUTE PLAYS</b>
ACTOR CARL GILLIARD TO HOST "10 MINUTE PLAYS" AT THE 2014 NAACP THEATRE FESTIVAL SEPT. 12-14.
ON STAGE

2014 NAACP THEATRE FESTIVAL SETS THE STAGE FOR 10 MINUTE PLAYS

Compiled By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

The 2014 NAACP Theatre Festival will take place Sept. 12-14 at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center located at 4718 West Washington Blvd in Los Angeles California.

The week-long festival consists of 10 Minute Plays, acting and dancing workshops, as well as networking opportunities with some of the industries most talented entertainers.

This year the NAACP and its partners Wells Fargo, The City of Los Angeles and Rent-A-Center will...




A&E TO AIR THE BROADCAST FILM CRITICS AWARDS JANUARY, 15, 2015.
A&E NETWORK TO AIR THE “20TH ANNUAL CRITICS' CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS” JAN. 15

By: Lana K. Wilson-Combs

The A&E Network has partnered with the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) to become the exclusive home to the 2015 and 2016 “The Critics' Choice Movie Awards” and “The Critics' Choice Television Awards.” The announcement was made October 7, 2014 by David McKillop, Executive Vice President and General Manager, A&E Network and Joey Berlin, BFCA/BTJA President.

“The 20th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards” is slated to air on A&E live from the Hollywood Palladium on January 15, 2015, officially kicking off the film award season. Hosts for the “The Critics' Choice Movie Awards” and “The...






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<b>EX-EDITOR OTTEY, TRAVELING GLOBE TO STOP AT CHINA DAILY</b>
MIKE OTTEY AT THE CASTLE OF THE MOORS IN SINTRA, PORTUGAL. (PHOTO CREDIT: MIKE TENDS TO TRAVEL).
EX-EDITOR OTTEY, TRAVELING GLOBE TO STOP AT CHINA DAILY

By: Richard Prince, "Journal-isms"

Since Mike Ottey (pictured) was laid off as assistant world editor of the Miami Herald in the economic turmoil of 2009, he has traveled the world, teaching English and Spanish, writing as a freelancer and publishing a blog, "Mike Tends to Travel."

Ottey announced to social-media friends last week that he has signed a one-year contract to work with the China Daily, based in...