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Halle Berry, LL Cool J, Vanessa Williams, Kerry Washington, Kimberly Elise and Affion Crockett Among Celebrities Scheduled to Appear at the “42nd NAACP Image Awards” Airing Live Friday, March 4, on FOX

Star-Studded Special to Feature Performances by MARY MARY AND MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD    

Academy Award-winning actress Halle Berry, Grammy Award-winning rapper and actor LL Cool J, Grammy-nominated singer and Emmy-nominated actress Vanessa Williams, Kimberly Elise, Kerry Washington and rising comedy star Affion Crockett are scheduled to appear at the 42ND NAACP IMAGE AWARDS, broadcast live from Los Angeles’ historic Shrine Auditorium, Friday, March 4 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.

Celebrated recording artists Mary Mary and Michael Franti & Spearhead are set to perform at the special which will be hosted by Holly Robinson Peete and Wayne Brady and executive-produced by Vicangelo Bulluck.  The special celebrates the accomplishments of people of color working in literature, music, television and film. Previously announced honorees include Chairman’s Award recipient Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin and Chairman’s Award recipient General Colin L. Powell.

Event sponsors for the 42nd NAACP Image Awards include UAW/Chrysler, Walgreens, Wells Fargo, FedEx, Hyundai, Southwest Airlines, Anheuser-Busch, AT&T, Bank of America, Ford Motor Company, Pepsi and American Airlines.

 

 

HOUSTON SYMPHONY MARCH 2011 CALENDAR


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Nigerian music: A passionate critique

By Orji Kalu Nigerian music has been globally accepted as rich, inspiring and progressive. Only a few persons would disagree with this notion. There are diverse genres wit...

Last Updated ( Saturday, 05 February 2011 04:30 )

Nigerian music: A passionate critique

By Orji Kalu Nigerian music has been globally accepted as rich, inspiring and progressive. Only a few persons would disagree with this notion. There are diverse genres wit...

DA CAMERA JAZZ SERIES BRINGS WEST AFRICAN GUITARIST LIONEL LOUEKE TO HOUSTON FOR FIRST TIME, FEB. 5

Da Camera of Houston presents the first Houston appearance by the Lionel
Loueke Trio on Saturday, February 5 at 8:00 PM at the Cullen Theater,
Wortham Center.  Originally f...
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