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Anita Denise Baker is an American singer-songwriter. She is one of the most popular singers of soulful ballads during the height of the quiet storm period in the 1980s. Starting her career in the late 1970s with the funk band Chapter 8, Baker released her first solo album, The Songstress, in 1983.

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A YULETIDE CHRISTMAS to Play The Drama Factory This Month

A YULETIDE CHRISTMAS at The Drama Factory is a musical celebration of the holiday season, featuring the extraordinary talents of Delicia van Wyk, Morgan King, and Andy Murray. Get all the details here!

Comic Rhonda Hansome to Perform at FUNNY WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE At The KRAINE Theater

Actor / comedian Rhonda 'Passion' Hansome, (SiriusXM 'John Fugelsang's Tell Me Everything') will be among the performers featured at the 'Funny Women Of A Certain Age' (FWOACA) live comedy showcase.

REAL HOUSEWIVES OF POTOMAC Star Candiace Releases 'Fine Whine'

Candice recharges her fan-favorite single 'Fine Whine' with a new release. Stay tuned for the official music video premiering on Friday, November 10. The single will also be featured in MTV's upcoming film Noah's Arc, premiering this winter. Fans can tune into Season 8 of Real Housewives of Potomac to watch CANDIACE on screen.

The Royal Conservatory Of Music Adds Three Concerts To 2023.24 Season

The Royal Conservatory of Music adds three concerts to its 2023-24 season, including performances by Joshua Redman, John Pizzarelli Trio, and Caity Gyorgy.

Comic Rhonda Hansome Will Headline at Governors Comedy Club

Veteran comedian / actor Rhonda “Passion” Hansome, (SiriusXM “John Fugelsang's Tell Me Everything,' 'Showtime At The Apollo')  headlines  an all female lineup  on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at Governors  Comedy Club - 90 Division Avenue - in Levittown (Nassau County), New York.

Anita Baker to Present Her One-Night-Only Show in Birmingham, Alabama

The Black Promoters Collective will host an extraordinary musical evening featuring the iconic GRAMMY ™ Award-winning and platinum-selling artist Anita Baker, set to grace the stage at the Legacy Arena at 1898 9th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203 on October 28, 2023 at 7:00 P.M. 

Tony Winner Melba Moore Honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Award-winning performer Melba Moore will be honored on August 10, with the 2,760th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The star will be unveiled at 1645 Vine Street near the historic corner of Hollywood & Vine. Moore will be awarded her star in the category of Live Theatre/Live Performance.

Rachel Dratch & Julianne Hough to Host New 42 WE ARE FAMILY Gala

Rachel Dratch and Julianne Hough will host New 42's annual gala on Monday, June 5 at the Plaza Hotel. See who is being honored, and learn how to purchase tickets!

REAL HOUSEWIVES Candiace & Drew Sidora Join Forces For 'Affirmations Pt. II'

CANDIACE first debuted the new single in the latest episode of Real Housewives of Atlanta, in which she brought Drew on stage during a show at the City Winery and performed the song for a packed audience. On the track, guitar weaves through a hypnotic soundscape as CANDIACE’s showstopping vocals transfix.

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Presents World Premiere Of INCENDIARY By Dave Harris 

​​​​​​​Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company closes its 2022-2023 season with the world premiere of Incendiary, a play bursting with satire and influenced by the style of video games, anime, and blockbuster action movies. The play runs from May 29 to June 25 at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company (641 D St NW). Tickets and further information can be found here.

Fifth Sundays Gospel Series Continues with #Hymnology

Pompano Beach Arts invites you to come spend your fifth Sundays in fellowship with the community and celebrate the soul-lifting power of gospel music.

Josh Groban, Julie Andrews & More to be Honored at New 42 WE ARE FAMILY Gala

New 42 will present the return of their annual gala at the Plaza Hotel, which will be taking place on Monday, June 5 at 6PM. See who is taking part, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Candiace Dillard Bassett Adds New Tour Dates to 'Deep Space' Tour

The second leg of the Deep Space Tour will kick off in Boston on March 17th, before journeying to Pomona, CA, for shows on April 14th and 15th. CANDIACE will then perform at The Fillmore in Washington, D.C., on June 10th, followed by performances at City Winery venues across St. Louis, Chicago, Nashville, New York, and more.

JAZZ AT NAZ Continues In March With Charles Lloyd and Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra With Grammy-Winner Samara Joy

The Soraya's monthlong Jazz at Naz Festival rolls into March this year with two masters of the musical genre—the elder statesman sax legend Charles Lloyd celebrates his 85th birthday on March 18 with an all-star lineup, and the 2023 GRAMMY Award-winning Best New Artist Samara Joy makes her debut at The Soraya with Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra on March 26. Both concerts will be Live Streamed from The Soraya's Great Hall for just $19 each.  

The Flynn Announces Lakecia Benjamin As The Curator Of The 40th Burlington Jazz Festival

From June 7-11, 2023, Vermont celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Burlington Jazz Festival, produced by the Flynn and presented New England Federal Credit Union. The Flynn is thrilled to welcome incredible alto saxophonist, bandleader, and educator Lakecia Benjamin as this year's festival curator.

Babyface Releases New R&B Single Ahead of Super Bowl Performance

Babyface, releases his latest single “As a matter of fact,” out now via P Music Group. Written by Babyface & co-produced by Tommy Brown (The Weeknd, Ariana Grande), “As a matter of fact” is Babyface’s first solo single since his 2015 album “Return of the Tender Lover,” and his first single under the P Music Group label. 

XAVIER SMITH'S LADIES OF SOUL TRIBUTE Celebrates 10 Years At Joe's Pub, February 9

XAVIER SMITH'S LADIES OF SOUL TRIBUTE returns for it's tenth anniversary on Thursday, February 9 @ 9:30pm at NYC's Joe's Pub.

Monterey Jazz Festival Announces Lakecia Benjamin as 2023 Artist-in-Residence

Monterey Jazz Festival has announced that alto saxophonist, composer and arranger Lakecia Benjamin has been selected as the 2023 Monterey Jazz Festival Artist-in-Residence.

REAL HOUSEWIVES Star CANDIACE Releases Deluxe 'Deep Space' Album Featuring New Track With Trina

Right out of the gate, it incited critical applause and earned plugs from the likes of Bossip and That Grape Juice, who noted, The ‘Real Housewives of Potomac’ star has been making solid strides with tracks such as ‘Drive Back’ and its housing album ‘Deep Space.’ And the trajectory continues with her newest number.”

Slovo Theater Group, Matt Braunger & More Announced for The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage December Schedule

Millennium Stage will offer free live community performances, streamed live, plus online programs and film screenings, Wednesday–Sunday each week throughout our campus.

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