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Cardi B, Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Migos, Michael B. Jordan, BLACKKKLANSMAN and Childish Gambino Take Top Honors At 2019 “BET Awards”

BET Networks honored a powerful and show-stopping lineup of artists, entertainers, cultural icons and inspiring humanitarians across more than 18 categories at the 19th Annual “BET AWARDS.” The ceremony, hosted by actress and comedian Regina Hall, aired live on BET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday, June 23, 2019. This year’s broadcast celebrated the very best in…

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NYC Based Harambee Dance Company Returns To Charleston To Celebrate 25th Anniversary 

Harambee Dance Company, a New York based African American dance company, celebrates its 25th Anniversary with an “Evening of Dance”.  The event is set to take place on Saturday, July 6, 2019, 6p.m. at James Island Charter High School Theater, Charleston, SC.   This spectacular event will feature Harambee Dance Company’s signature pieces which blend traditional African…

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Historic Black Myrtle Beach nightclub documentary “Charlie’s Place” wins Emmy award

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast chapter on Saturday held the 45th Annual Southeast Emmy Awards ceremony in Buckhead, Ga. At the event, South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) received an Emmy award for Best Historical/Cultural – Program for “Charlie’s Place.” Part of the network’s “Carolina Stories” series, “Charlie’s Place” tells the story…

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“One Thousand and One Nights” Dazzles Spoleto with a Spectacular Dance Theater Performance

By Hakim Abdul-Ali The occasion was a Saturday evening wind down to a successful 2019 Spoleto Festival USA programmatic season culminating with me checking out an 8 PM show at the Charleston Gaillard Center’s Martha and John M. Rivers Performance Hall. The program I observed was officially listed as “One Thousand and One Nights” featuring…

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