| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:22 PM
A stage show of a popular television dance competition, the return of a 1990s hit band, a movie comic and a sports legend show have been announced for this fall at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, the venue has announced. The......
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Mike Epps considers himself a “crossover” artist of sorts these days.
The star of 2000's “Next Friday” and 2002's “Friday After Next,” who noted he has been popular with black audiences since he began his career as...
| May 26, 2013
The tension between art and commerce in Hollywood is never more apparent than in the industry's reliance on remakes, sequels or, worse yet, remakes masquerading as sequels. Sequels that are generally regarded as surpassing their predecessors are like...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:45 PM
The 10 p.m. time slot will be closely watched to see how NBC's "Smash" stands up in the second episode. The competition to play Marilyn Monroe intensifies. ABC counters with "Castle." CBS goes with what looks like an intense episode of "Hawaii Five-O."...
| Mar 1, 2012
Actor Mike Epps stopped by to talk about his "I'm Still Standing Tour" at Madison Square Garden this weekend and his upcoming role as Satin in the movie "Sparkle," which also stars the late Whitney Houston.
One of the top comics in the biz for over a...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 5:38 AM
The 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee announced Monday the dates and times for the musical performances in the Super Bowl Village that will start on Friday, January 27, 2012. Two stages - the Pepsi Stage at Meridian and Georgia Streets and the...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 12:11 AM
What: The NFL PREP Leadership Series: Sports Career Expo
Where: Pike Performing Arts Center
6701 Zionsville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268
When: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Sports Career Expo enlists professionals from all aspects of the...
| Aug 16, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
With his first feature screenplay, Joel Schumacher (who went on to direct, uh, classics like “Batman & Robin” and “The Number 23”) loaded the 1976 melodrama “Sparkle” with painfully inauthentic...
| Aug 14, 2012
When she was a kid, “Sparkle” star Jordin Sparks really, really wanted to play football.
“I think I wanted to tackle people, so I kinda wanted to be a lineman,” laughs Sparks, whose dad played for the New York Giants and Dallas...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Warmly remembered corn, featuring some fantastic performers including Lonette McKee and Mary Alice, the first "Sparkle" (1976) starred Irene Cara as a mousy but learning-to-roar 15-year-old — one third of a late '50s sister act led by the hard-...
| Apr 18, 2012
Terrence J stopped by to talk to us about his starring role in the upcoming "Think Like A Man" and working alongside the late Whitney Houston in "Sparkle."
Sony Screen Gems' romantic comedy THINK LIKE A MAN (www.thinklikeaman-movie.com); releases...