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Giveaway - A Pair Of Tickets To See "Streetcar Named Desire" Broadway Revival (Blair Underwood Stars)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 18, 2012 2:36 PM
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As I announced on Twitter and Facebook late last week, S&A will be giving away 2 tickets to a performance of the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Emily Mann.

Special Screening of "Slavery By Another Name" Tonight in NYC (Sam Pollard in Person)

  • By Jasmin
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  • April 18, 2012 1:54 PM
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In case you missed its PBS run back in February, Sam Pollard's historical documentary Slavery By Another Name will screen tonight at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (CJS) in New York.

Full Shadow & Act Report From Marvel Studios' "The Avengers" Press Junket

  • By Anslem Richardson
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  • April 18, 2012 12:53 PM
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The number one job of any artist is that of problem solver. How do you create or coordinate something interesting or great out of nothing? The greatest artists are the greatest problem solvers. They are the visionaries who set a clear road map, who see a project through from beginning to end, who collaborate but never sacrifice their vision.

New On DVD: Philippe Niang's "Toussaint Louverture"

  • By Emmanuel Akitobi
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  • April 18, 2012 12:49 PM
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Etes-vous un amoureux du cinéma?  Etes-vous capable de lire cela?  If so, you may be interested to know that director Philippe Niang's Toussaint Louverture, the French TV project that S&A has been following since October, is now available on DVD-- but only the Region-2 version, in its original language, and (seemingly) without subtitles.

B3 TalentLab Calls For Applications

  • By Sergio
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  • April 18, 2012 12:09 PM
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The U.K. Media organization B3 Media, for the second year in a row, is now accepting applications from Black, Asian and other filmmakers and artists of color for its creative development program known as TalentLab

Tribeca 2012 Highlights - "War Witch" (Rebels, Pregnant Child Soldiers & Mysticism In The Congo)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 18, 2012 11:51 AM
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The 2012 installment of the Tribeca Film Festival kicks off festivities today. I figured I'd remind you all of a few titles of interest to S&A, for those who may be in attendance this year.

"Life" Coming Out On Blu-Ray DVD In July

  • By Sergio
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  • April 18, 2012 11:34 AM
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"Let Me Be Your Next Leading Lady" - Actress Spends $1500 For Billboard Ad to Get Tyler Perry's Attention

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 18, 2012 11:21 AM
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File this one under, By. Any. Means. Necessary.

Watch Olivia And The President Heat Things Up In 3 1/2-Minute Preview Of Episode 3 Of "Scandal"

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 18, 2012 10:23 AM
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Episode 3 (which airs tomorrow night, Thursday) isn't online, as ABC did for episode 2 (making it available on the web almost a week before it aired on TV). 

"The Bachelor" Hit With Discrimination Lawsuit

  • By Sergio
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  • April 18, 2012 9:02 AM
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If you will recall, last week I told you about Portland sports broadcaster Lamar Hurd, who is working very hard to become the first black guy to headline the popular ABC show The Bachelor (Read HERE).

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