Junior Massey is smoking cigarettes nervously in a downtown Chicago back alley, leaning towards a truck that contains about 50 bottles of whisky. It’s 1921 — early times of Prohibition — and Massey has utilized his work as a railway porter to smuggle those bottles down from Montreal.

Junior, a Black person, is there to offload that liquor to a white gangster, who immediately tries to lowball him — providing him 50 for each cent considerably less than what they had formerly agreed to. Both equally know that if he is pressured to retain the bottles, he’ll either have to

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Producing theater is not quick in the age of COVID, but giving up isn’t an choice for the Bronze Collective Theatre Festival. Now in its eighth yr, the competition was designed to get on problems.

“Artists are like superheroes,” claims Reuben Tapp, 1 of the founders and curators. “They really don’t succumb to issues, they renovate them. They

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Even with the pandemic forcing the postponement of in-person dates to May 31-June 6, Black Hills is equipped, thanks to Film Festival Flix’s strong streaming platform, to start the thirteenth edition of their pageant, holding their intended February on the net dates intact.

For the next year in a row, Black Hills Film Competition is employing Movie Festival Flix’s digital location answer to offer streaming obtain of their pageant lineup to audiences beyond their Hill Metropolis, South Dakota dwelling foundation. In spite of the pandemic forcing the postponement of in-particular person

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Raven Goodwin and Amber Riley equally created names for by themselves even though maneuvering via the hurdles of Hollywood.

So it is effortless for them to relate to the people they enjoy in the forthcoming Life time motion picture, “Single Black Female,” airing Feb. 5 at 8 p.m.

In the movie, a twist on the 1992 thriller “Single White Female” (starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Bridget Fonda), Goodwin stars as Monica who, following the demise of her father and a terrible breakup, attempts to land a occupation hosting an afternoon speak demonstrate.

She hires a new assistant, Simone (Riley), and

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Sidney Poitier, the groundbreaking actor and enduring inspiration who transformed how Black people were portrayed on screen, became the first Black actor to win an Academy Award for best lead performance and the first to be a top box-office draw, has died. He was 94.

Poitier, winner of the best actor Oscar in 1964 for Lilies of the Field, died Thursday in the Bahamas, according to Eugene Torchon-Newry, acting director general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Bahamas.

Few movie stars, Black or white, had such an influence both on and off the screen. Before Poitier, the

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Sidney Poitier In ‘Lilies Of The Field’

  • Actor Sidney Poitier has died at the age of 94.
  • Poitier was the initial black person to acquire a greatest actor Oscar for his functionality in Lilies of the Subject.
  • Poitier was awarded an honorary Oscar in 2002 for his “remarkable performances” on the silver display and his “dignity, design and style and intelligence” off of it.

Sidney Poitier, who has died at the age of 94, turned Hollywood’s initial black superstar following a collection of ground-breaking performances in traditional films in the 1950s to 1970s.

– ‘The Defiant Ones’ (1958)

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Black Pony Gallery is currently presenting Island Rock Fever, a collection of digital photos by Bermudian artist Meredith Andrews.

A spokesperson explained, “Black Pony Gallery is delighted to current Island Rock Fever, a collection of electronic pictures by Bermudian artist Meredith Andrews. This online solo exhibition functions nine original provocative artworks. The exhibition runs December 22, 2021 to January 22, 2022.”

Ms. Andrews reported, “Island Rock Fever is an expression of my Bermuda practical experience right before and in the course of the world-wide pandemic. This sequence of islandscapes explores a elementary actual physical link with Bermuda’s botanical, terrestrial and

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A number of days just after Thanksgiving, venerable Watts community activist “Sweet” Alice Harris obtained a phone connect with. The female on the other end of the line lived in the tony Trousdale Estates part of Beverly Hills and had noticed Harris on Tv set, supplying away turkeys for the holiday break and speaking about how she would next present little ones in her functioning-class community with bicycles.

“She mentioned ‘I am heading to get some pals of mine jointly and we are heading to help you to get all these bikes out for Xmas,’ “ Harris recalled Jacqueline Avant

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Black Pony Gallery is presenting Memory & Mark-making, a new series of metalpoint drawings by local artist Charles Zuill, with the online solo exhibition presents 14 original artworks that demonstrate the use of silver, gold, copper and brass to draw.

The exhibition runs November 29 – December 15, 2021.

Eclipse, 2021. Brass and silverpoint on black gesso

A former Bermuda College art lecturer, he has worked on for the entire year, using the ancient technique of metalpoint drawings.

He said, “Although I have long wanted to explore the use of metals as a drawing media, it was only during the

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Spoiler alert: This write-up is all about the next credits scene in “Eternals,” so by its mother nature is a spoiler. Though it does not disclose plot particulars of “Eternals,” if you haven’t seen the movie yet, permit us endorse checking out this review or this tale on director Chloé Zhao as an alternative.

The Black Knight generally triumphs!

The shock in the second credits scene is not that it teases the arrival of the Black Knight. It has been recognised for some time that the character “Game of Thrones” star Kit Harington plays in “Eternals” is Dane Whitman, change

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