Archive for April, 2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver: “Mr. Sterling’s Views ‘Simply Have No Place In The NBA.’”

Adam Silver. Photo by Espn.com. By Buddy Sampson In a nationally televised press conference, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling “for life” from the NBA (National Basketball Association) and fined him 2.5M, in the aftermath of recorded racial comments...
April 29th, 2014 | News, Sports | Read More

Doc Rivers Issues Statement on Donald Sterling Controversy

Doc Rivers. Photo by sportsglory.com. April 28, 2014 – Los Angeles Clippers Head Coach and Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations Doc Rivers issued the following statement today on behalf of the organization: “I would like to reiterate how disappointed I am in the comments attributed...
April 29th, 2014 | News, Sports | Read More

Los Angeles Clippers Organization Responds to Donald Sterling’s TMZ Controversy

Cover and Inside Photo- Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Photo by Mark J. Terrill, Associated Press. STATEMENT FROM CLIPPERS PRESIDENT ANDY ROESER “We have heard the tape on TMZ. We do not know if it is legitimate or it has been altered. We do know that the woman on the tape — who we believe...
April 26th, 2014 | News, Sports | Read More

Pure Freedom-People You Should Know

Cover and Inside photos- Pure Freedom. Photo by Dontae Napper. Her single, "Love Thy Haters," is featured on You Tube. Keepin’ It Real Many people are fooled by Pure Freedom’s appearance. With her blue lipstick and short hair, she’s often confused for a guitarist, bass player or rocker....
April 25th, 2014 | Entertainment, People You Should Know | Read More

The Gershwins “Porgy And Bess” Opened Wednesday, April 23 At The Ahmanson Theatre

Alicia Hall Moran and Nathaniel Stampley in “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, book adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and musical score adapted by Diedre L. Murray. Directed by Diane Paulus, “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” previews...
April 22nd, 2014 | Theater | Read More

The Tallest Tree In The Forest

Cover and Inside photos- Daniel Beaty delivers a masterful performance in "The Tallest Tree In The Forest." Both photos by Craig Schwartz. A One-Man Historical Performance For The Ages By Buddy Sampson American history is selective in its representation of many African American icons, and...
April 22nd, 2014 | Theater | Read More

Christopher Clay Jones-People You Should Know

Christopher Clay Jones. Visit his website at http://www.christopherclayjones.com. By Buddy Sampson Christopher Clay Jones has it going on! The incredibly handsome, intelligent and business savvy actor and model, who landed a part on the perennial day soap “All My Children,” as one of “America’s...
April 13th, 2014 | People You Should Know, People You Should Know/Pg 2 | Read More

Designer Eugene Melvin Sidney Holds Birthday Celebration at Bugatta Restaurant

Cover Photo- Eugene Melvin Sidney. Photo by Richard Darryl Nichols. Inside Photo- Photographer Donna Dymally (2nd from left) receives a recognition trophy from Jarvee Hutcherson, President of the MMPA. Pictured also are Sue Haas (L) and designer Eugene Melvin Sidney(R). Photo by Richard Darryl Nichols. The...
April 9th, 2014 | Entertainment, Fashion, Style | Read More

People You Should Know – Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty (Cover and Inside Photo) is a producer that is determined to tell life-changing stories. Telling Life-Changing Stories Michael Hagerty is one of those producers, determined to tell life-changing stories. Born in Los Angeles, he and his family relocated to Fresno, but Hagerty he wanted...
April 6th, 2014 | People You Should Know | Read More

BET 14th Annual Celebration of Gospel Has New Host

Cover photo- Taraji P. Henson takes over as host for BET's Annual Celebration of Gospel. Inside photo- recording artist KEM. Both photos by Kim Webster. By Kim Webster ORPHEUM THEATER Los Angeles  CA – After 13 years, Steve Harvey (aka King of Comedy) relinquished hosting BET’s Annual...
April 2nd, 2014 | Columnists, Kim's Kronicles | Read More