Archive for August, 2011

Starla Porter-People You Should Know

      Starla Porter-Community Heroine. Starla Porter Purveyor of Change There are many heroes and heroines in the community that don’t get the fanfare they deserve. They quietly go about their way, helping others that are less fortunate. These dynamic individuals are purveyors of change and...
August 31st, 2011 | Community News, People You Should Know | Read More

Reflections On Songwriter, Producer And Performer Nicholas Ashford

    Nicholas Ashford (L) with wife and song partner Valerie Simpson. Photo by Kim Webster.     A Regal Presence Remembered By Kim Webster To see Ashford & Simpson perform on stage was mesmerizing. The way they sang, moved in harmony and complimented each other’s presence was heavenly. Nicholas...
August 30th, 2011 | Columnists, Kim's Kronicles | Read More

Maria Amor’s Media Appreciation Event

        Cover Photo-Maria Amor. Inside Photo. Maria Amor's Hawaiian Dance number was a highlight of the evening. All Photos by Buddy Sampson. A Smash Hit By Maurice Dwayne Smith  This summer, a well publicized and eagerly anticipated media appreciation and Hawaiian buffet event quickly...
August 29th, 2011 | Entertainment | Read More

Acidic-A Familiar Sound That You’ve Never Heard Before

        Cover and Inside Photo-ACIDIC, featuring Mike Gossard, (2nd from Right) will be on tour in September 2011. A Familiar Sound That You’ve Never Heard Before              There are many classic great indie rock groups, The Cure, The Smiths and several power rock...
August 27th, 2011 | Entertainment | Read More

K.d.y. Kesha Yond-I Sell Confidence

Cover photo- Kesha D. Yond, "K.d.y." Kesha D. Yond's Book, "I Sell Confidence," has the potential of being a best seller. The Ex-Pimpstress, Actress and Model Has A Story of a Former Life and Redemption Kesha Yond, aka K.d.y. has a compelling story to tell. She has a book...
August 23rd, 2011 | Book Reviews, Entertainment | Read More

Models, Actors and Actresses Shine on the red carpet of the 6th Annual ITV Fest

          Cover photo-Actress/Composer Catya Mare. Inside Photo-Above-Host Judy Tenuta being interviewed on the red carpet. She has a new video, "Spike It," which can be seen on You Tube. By Buddy Sampson August 12, 2011- American Comedy Award recipient, actress/comedian Judy Tenuta...
August 22nd, 2011 | Fashion, Style | Read More

Crazy Stupid Love: Funny, Sexy, Real

Kevin Bacon(L), Ryan Gosling and Steve Carell, star in Crazy Stupid Love. By Elli The cast of this film makes the movie an epic success. Steve Carell has the uncanny ability to make you love even the worst of movies. Don’t get me wrong, the movie was charming, comical, and highly entertaining,...
August 21st, 2011 | Movies | Read More

24th Long Beach Jazz Festival

    Cover Photo-Charlie Wilson Electrifies The Long Beach Jazz Festival. Photo by Kim Webster. Inside Photo-KEM, Impeccably dressed in a pink and white outfit, delights the ladies at The Long Beach Jazz Festival. All Photos by Kim Webster.     By Kim Webster Friday night, August 12 was an...
August 20th, 2011 | Columnists, Kim's Kronicles | Read More

The Sparks Defeat the Indiana Fever 75-70.

Cover Photo-Tina Thompson, who is the only WNBA player to play all 15 of its seasons, provides The Sparks with veteran leadership. Photo by Maurice Dwayne Smith. Inside photo-Ebony Hoffman, scored 21 points and helped The Sparks to an impressive win. Photo by Buddy Sampson.     By Buddy Sampson    August...
August 20th, 2011 | Sports | Read More

Joni’s Jazz-Photo Feature by Malcolm Ali

      Cover Photo-Cassandra Wilson by Malcolm Ali. Inside Photo-Herbie Hancock. Hancock spoke of performing with Joni Mitchell and had an amazing performance in his trademark, sensational, improvisational style. All photos by Malcolm Ali.       August 17, 2011- Joni’s Jazz at the Hollywood...
August 18th, 2011 | Jazz N LA | Read More