Tonya Lewis Lee News

Bedford Hall Presents STARS FALL IN BROOKLYN, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 08, 2014

Bedford Hall, in collaboration with 'In A Woman Productions', presents 'Stars Fall In Brooklyn', taking place from 6 pm to 10 pm on Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Bedford Hall, 1177 Bedford Avenue. (more...)

ABFF Announces 2014 Celebrity Ambassador Morris Chestnut
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Actor Morris Chestnut (The Best Man Holiday, Nurse Jackie) will be the American Black Film Festival's (ABFF) 2014 celebrity ambassador, and author/producer Tonya Lewis Lee (The Watsons Go To Birmingham) its Host Committee chair. The 18 th annual festival will be held June 19-22, 2014, in New York City. (more...)

John Singleton Among Stars Featured at the Fourth Annual BronzeLens Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Nov 06, 2013

The fourth annual BronzeLens Film Festival (BLFF13) producers have put together a world class array of BronzeLens expert panels, workshops, domestic and international film screenings and signature events that reflect Atlanta's unique position as the Film Capital of the South. (more...)

Anika Noni Rose & More Star in Hallmark's WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM Tonight
by TV News Desk - Sep 20, 2013

Hallmark Channel presents THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie set to have its World Premiere tonight, September 20 (8p.m. ET/PT, 7C). Tony(R) Award winner and Grammy(R) Award nominee Anika Noni Rose ('Dreamgirls,' 'The Princess and the Frog,' 'The Good Wife') stars along with three-time Tony(R) Award nominee and Grammy(R) Award nominee David Alan Grier ('Porgy and Bess,' 'PEEPLES,' 'In Living Color'), Skai Jackson ('Jessie'), LaTanya Richardson ('The Fighting Temptations'), Wood Harris ('The Wire,' 'Remember The Titans'), Bryce Jenkins ('Easy A,' 'Have A Little Faith') and Harrison Knight ('We the Party'). (more...)

Anika Noni Rose & More Begin Production on Hallmark's WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2013

Hallmark Channel announces the start of production in Atlanta, Georgia, for THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie set to have its World Premiere on Friday, September 20 (8p.m. ET/PT, 7C). (more...)

Photo Flash: Lynn Whitfield, Ronald K. Brown and More at EVIDENCE, A DANCE COMPANY's Torch Ball
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2013

Evidence, A Dance Company paid tribute to the life and legacy of Beth Young, a dance enthusiast and long-time supporter of Evidence, A Dance Company, and recognized Goldman, Sachs & Co. and, Valentino D. Carlotti for supporting the arts and community outreach at The Torch Ball on March 25 at New York City's The Plaza Hotel. Proceeds from the black tie affair support Evidence's mission to promote understanding of the African Diaspora through dance, music and storytelling. Scroll below for photos from the event! (more...)

Evidence, A Dance Company to Host The Torch Ball, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013

Evidence, A Dance Company will host its 9th Annual Gala on Monday, March 25, at New York City's The Plaza Hotel in celebration of the life and legacy of Beth Young, a phenomenal dance enthusiast and supporter of Evidence, A Dance Company, and to support the dance company's mission to promote understanding of the African Diaspora through dance, music and storytelling. (more...)

MoMA’s Jazz Interlude Gala To Honor Spike Lee And Mera And Donald Rubell, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2012

The Museum of Modern Art's 2012 Jazz Interlude, a benefit gala dinner and live music performance, will honor artist and filmmaker Spike Lee, and philanthropists Mera and Donald Rubell on December 12. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, et al. at the 2012 BET Honors
by Walter McBride - Jan 16, 2012

The fifth annual BET HONORS will celebrate the outstanding achievements of extraordinary legends in music, literature, entertainment, media, service and education. Acclaimed actress Gabrielle Union hosts the show for a fourth year, honoring renowned poet/author Maya Angelou (Literary Arts), internationally acclaimed musician Stevie Wonder (Musical Arts), Grammy-Award winning songstress Mariah Carey (Entertainer), influential filmmaker Spike Lee (Media), the heroic Tuskegee Airmen (Service) and inspirational coach and mentor Beverly Kearney (Education). The BET HONORS premieres during Black History Month, on Monday, February 13 at 9:00 p.m.* (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE GERSHWIN's PORGY & BESS Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Jan 13, 2012

Last night, January 12, The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess starring Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis and David Alan Grier, opened at the Richard Rodger's Theatre on Broadway. Check out the starry theatre arrivals below! (more...)

Spike Lee Highlights ArtsWeek 2011 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2011

Award-winning film director Spike Lee, among the best-known filmmakers today, will appear at IU Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 26, as the signature event of the 27th annual ArtsWeek. (more...)

Spike Lee Highlights ArtsWeek 2011 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2011

Award-winning film director Spike Lee, among the best-known filmmakers today, will appear at IU Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 26, as the signature event of the 27th annual ArtsWeek. (more...)

DVR Alert: Talk Show Listings Wednesday, January 12 – Halle Berry & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2011

Talk Show Listings for Wednesday, January 12, 2011 (more...)

DVR Alert: Talk Show Listings Wednesday, January 12 – Halle Berry & More
by TV News Desk - Jan 08, 2011

Talk Show Listings for Wednesday, January 12, 2011 (more...)

Barnes & Noble Announces January Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2011

Barnes & Noble announces its January events. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 20th Anniversary Celebration Of The Children's Defense Fund's Beat The Odds Program - Arrivals
by BWW Photo Special - Dec 07, 2010

Photos from the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Children's Defense Fund's Beat the Odds Program at Guastavino's on December 6, 2010 in New York City. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michael Feinstein and Cheyenne Jackson Debut 'THE POWER OF TWO' at FEINSTEIN'S
by Linda Lenzi - Jun 03, 2009

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, continues its 10th Anniversary season with the first joint engagement of the club's founder Michael Feinstein and critically-acclaimed Broadway star Cheyenne Jackson from June 2 - 12. Their new duet show 'The Power Of Two' features pop songs, classic standards and songs from Broadway shows like The Pajama Game, City Of Angels and Finian's Rainbow. (more...)

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