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Author Narrates her Journey of Becoming a Shaman in her Debut Book Photo Author Narrates her Journey of Becoming a Shaman in her Debut Book
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

PromaxBDA To Honor Debra Lee, BET Networks Chairman & CEO Emeritus With 2018 Lifetime Photo PromaxBDA To Honor Debra Lee, BET Networks Chairman & CEO Emeritus With 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

PromaxBDA, the leading global association for entertainment marketing, promotion and design professionals, announced today that acclaimed BET Networks Chairman and CEO Emeritus, Debra L. Lee will be the recipient of the 2018 PromaxBDA Lifetime Achievement Award. Lee will be presented with the Award on June 14 th at the 2018 PromaxBDA Conference in New York.

Recording Academy Names Diversity And Inclusion Task Force Members Photo Recording Academy Names Diversity And Inclusion Task Force Members
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2018

Tina Tchen, Chair of the Recording Academy's newly formed task force on diversity and inclusion, announced the names of the 16 members joining her in examining barriers and biases affecting women and other underrepresented voices in the music industry and, specifically, the Recording Academy. 

Winners Announced For The Non-Televised Categories For The 49th NAACP Image Awards Photo Winners Announced For The Non-Televised Categories For The 49th NAACP Image Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

The winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards in the non-televised categories were announced during a gala dinner celebration that took Sunday, January 14, 2018, at the Pasadena Conference Center the event was hosted by The Real's Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley.

Ailey's Opening Night Gala Benefit Launches Holiday Engagement At New York City Cente Photo Ailey's Opening Night Gala Benefit Launches Holiday Engagement At New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

ast night, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's holiday season at New York City Center kicked off with a star-studded Opening Night Gala Benefit performance and party that honored Ailey Board President Debra L. Lee (Chairman and Chief Executive Office of BET Networks) for her support of the Ailey organization since 2002. Music and film stars Queen Latifah andJanelle Mon e served as honorary chairs for the evening, and the gala co-chairs were Deedra & Bob Bakish, Emily & Len Blavatnik, Paulette & Howard Bradnock, Daria L. & Eric J. Wallach, and Joan & Sandy Weill. Over $2.4 million was raised in support of the creation of new works, scholarships to The Ailey School, and Ailey's extensive educational programs for young people.

BET Presents: 2017 Soul Train Awards to Film at Orleans Arena 11/5 Photo BET Presents: 2017 Soul Train Awards to Film at Orleans Arena 11/5
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

BET will present its annual celebration recognizing the best in Soul, R&B and Hip-Hop from legends to the next generation at Orleans Arena on Nov. 5. The event will be filmed and aired on BET and BET HER on November 26th, 2017 at 8 p.m. ET.

Toni & Tamar Braxton & More to Perform at BET's 2017 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS Photo Toni & Tamar Braxton & More to Perform at BET's 2017 SOUL TRAIN AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

BET today announced Erykah Badu, godmother of soul, will return to Las Vegas for the third time, to host, write and produce BET Presents: 2017 SOUT TRAIN AWARDS.

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Opens Its New Elaine Wynn & Family Education Wing At The Photo Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Opens Its New Elaine Wynn & Family Education Wing At The Joan Weill Center For Dance
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

At a festive ribbon-cutting, celebrated on the evening of October 18, leaders of the Ailey organization joined with dancers, students, donors, and friends from New York City's dance community to open The Elaine Wynn & Family Education Wing, a 10,000-square-foot expansion of Ailey's permanent home, The Joan Weill Center for Dance.

HSA to Honor HAMILTON's Renee Elise Goldsberry at Fall 2017 Benefit Masquerade Gala Photo HSA to Honor HAMILTON's Renee Elise Goldsberry at Fall 2017 Benefit Masquerade Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) is once again transforming The Plaza Hotel into an unforgettable masquerade benefit gala to raise money and awareness surrounding their world-class arts education facility. This year's honorees include: singer, songwriter, producer and actress Mary J. Blige, who will be awarded the Dorothy Maynor Award; American composer Ray Chew, who is set to receive the Inaugural Alumni Award; Tony Award Winner for Best Featured Actress, Rene?e Elise Goldsberry for the Visionary Artists Award; and Debra L. Lee, Chairman & CEO of BET Networks, who will receive the Betty Allen Corporate Award.

GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER? to Open Curtain Call's 27th Season Photo GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER? to Open Curtain Call's 27th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

On September 7, Curtain Call will open its 27th season with Todd Kreidler's adaptation of that hit film based on the Academy Award-winning screenplay by William Rose. It will play in The Dressing Room Theatre through September 24.

GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER? to Open Curtain Call's 27th Season Photo GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER? to Open Curtain Call's 27th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

On September 7, Curtain Call will open its 27th season with Todd Kreidler's adaptation of that hit film based on the Academy Award-winning screenplay by William Rose. It will play in The Dressing Room Theatre through September 24.

Beyonce, Bruno Mars Among Winners of 2017 BET AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The 2017 BET AWARDS aired live last night, Sunday, June 25 at 8 pm ET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA on BET. Beyonce was the night's big winner, receiving a total of five trophies

SWEET CHARITY Is Singing And Dancing Its Way Onto The Kweskin Theatre Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2017

The story of love never grows old.

SWEET CHARITY Is Singing And Dancing Its Way Onto The Kweskin Theatre Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The story of love never grows old.

Viola Davis, Lee Daniels & More Set for 2017 BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

BET Networks and American Black Film Festival (ABFF)'s BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS is thrilled to announce that Viola Davis, Lee Daniels, Common, Morris Chestnut and Omari Hardwick are confirmed to present during the annual ceremony taping

Viola Davis, Lee Daniels & More Set for 2017 BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

BET Networks and American Black Film Festival (ABFF)'s BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS is thrilled to announce that Viola Davis, Lee Daniels, Common, Morris Chestnut and Omari Hardwick are confirmed to present during the annual ceremony taping

DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE Opens 1/20 at Elmwood Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

The Elmwood Playhouse of Nyack NY presents the Rockland premiere of 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde', a new play adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from Robert Louis Stevenson's 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde'. Debra Lee Failla directs this shocking version of the classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror.

BWW Review: DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE at Elmwood Playhouse
by Kathryn Kitt - Feb 10, 2017

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at the Elmwood Playhouse, directed effortlessly by Debra Lee Faiella gave the adapted story by Jeffrey Hatcher, a schizophrenic spin on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Denzel Washington to Be Honored at BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

BET Networks and The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is proud to present actor and director Denzel Washington with the “Hollywood Legacy Award;” writer, producer and actress Issa Rae with the “Rising Star Award,”

DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE Opens 1/20 at Elmwood Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The Elmwood Playhouse of Nyack NY presents the Rockland premiere of 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde', a new play adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from Robert Louis Stevenson's 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde'. Debra Lee Failla directs this shocking version of the classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror.

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