Articles By: Kim Webster

A Chat with Kirk Whalum

By Kim Webster There are certain instruments that talk to you or make you feel a warmth towards someone and the saxophone is in that category.  Saxophonist/songwriter Kirk Whalum says, “the emotional dynamic of that instrument is very, very wide.”  Kirk began playing the sax when he was...
December 20th, 2017 | Columnists, Kim's Kronicles | Read More

Lisa Raye Soiree

Cover and Inside Photo- The ageless Lisa Raye, still stunning at 50! Photos by Kim Webster. Los Angeles CA – HAPPY BIRTHDAY to actor, model, businesswoman, designer, director, and former First Lady of Turks & Caico Islands LisaRaye. Born September 23, 1967 in Chicago Illinois this star made...
November 17th, 2017 | Columnists, Kim's Kronicles | Read More

TD Jakes at EsoWon Bookstore

Los Angeles CA – When asked how Carlita Dorsey (from Long Beach CA) felt meeting Bishop T D Jakes, she responded, “It felt beautiful because I’ve been listening to his speeches for years. He’s an inspiration to me and to meet him today and shake his hand was the icing on the cake!” Bishop...
November 15th, 2017 | Book Reviews, Columnists, Kim's Kronicles | Read More

Three Heroes Arise in Tragedy

Cover and Inside Photo: Community heroes Melissa Vaher, Sam Basile and Joshua Miller took time out to get involved. Photo by Kim Webster.
November 14th, 2017 | Kim's Kronicles, News2 | Read More

The 28TH Annual Heroes & Legends Scholarship Awards

Cover and Inside Photo- R&B Entertainment icon Bill Withers. Photo by Kim Webster. By Kim Webster Beverly Hills CA – Master of Ceremonies Ray Parker Jr. and co-host James Reynolds presided at the 28TH Annual Heroes & Legends Scholarship Awards held at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Founder of the...
October 30th, 2017 | Entertainment, Kim's Kronicles | Read More

Long Beach Jazz Festival Celebrates Big 30

Cover photo: Jazz and music icon Barbara Morrison wows The Long Beach Jazz Festival audience. Inside photo: Jazz and R&B legend Ramsey Lewis. Both photos by Kim Webster. By Kim Webster The LB Jazz Festival has reached a milestone celebrating 30 years; Kimberly Benoit daughter of LB Jazz Festival...
September 19th, 2017 | Columnists, Kim's Kronicles | Read More

Celebrating Black Music Month with First Lady of Motown Claudette Robinson

  Cover Photo: Claudette Robinson. Inside Photo: (L-R) Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson 8th District, Rae’Ven Kelly, Councilmember Curren D Price Jr. 9th District, Ms Claudette Robinson, Tamala Robinson, Norwood Young, Iris Gordy and Janie Bradford. Both photos by Kim Webster. By Kim Webster LOS...
June 13th, 2017 | Columnists, Kim's Kronicles | Read More

A J Crawford Celebrates 55 Years in the Community

A J Crawford. Cover and Inside Photos by Kim Webster. By Kim Webster “When I first came to Los Angeles, I realized you have to have some type of skill or some type of profession,” said A J Crawford who opened A and J Shoe Service Center in 1962.   He attended a trade school for shoe repair in Louisiana...
May 6th, 2017 | Community News, Kim's Kronicles | Read More

Celebrating Women in History with Elaine Brown

By Kim Webster March 1, 2017 began the month long celebration of National Women’s History Month. Established in March 1911 as International Women’s Day, the celebration has evolved and this month is dedicated to the historical contributions made by all women. How fitting that author, activist, and...
March 8th, 2017 | Columnists, Kim's Kronicles | Read More

Viola Davis Gets Star on Walk of Fame

Viola Davis receives her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Photo by Kim Webster. By Kim Webster HOLLYWOOD CA – “Viola Davis is a sure thing, she is inevitable!” said Meryl Streep when referring to Viola Davis, she added, “She’s a gift to writers, she plants herself in a scene where she has...
January 21st, 2017 | Columnists, Kim's Kronicles | Read More