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ATLANTA (Sept. 20, 2017) – McDonald’s has named Atlanta as the host city for the 2018 McDonald’s All American Games. The 2018 Games will be played on March 28, 2018 at Philips Arena, home of the Atlanta Hawks. The city previously hosted the 1983 and 1992 Boys Games.

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The NAACP Releases a Statement on The 2017 Emmy Winners

The NAACP is tremendously pleased that this year’s Emmy nominations accurately reflected the work of the many talented individuals of color. We extend congratulations to all the nominees and Emmy Award winners including Donald Glover, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Atlanta) and Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series (Atlanta); Sterling K. Brown, Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series (This Is Us); and Lena Waithe and Aziz Ansari, Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series (Masters of None); Ava DuVernay for Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program (13th); Common, Robert Glasper, and Karriem Riggins for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics (13th); Dave Chappelle for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Saturday Night Live); RuPaul Charles for Best Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program (RuPaul Drag Race); Kim Estes for Best Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series (Dicks); and Riz Ahmed for Best Actor in a Limited Series or a Television Movie (The Night Of).
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ATLANTA (Sept. 19, 2017) – One of the most beloved groups in R&B history, XSCAPE, have announced their first-ever headlining tour, THE GREAT XSCAPE TOUR. The group will play Philips Arena in their hometown of Atlanta on Sunday, Dec. 31, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Sept. 22, at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster.com.

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A cutting edge drama written, directed and produced by Henderson Maddox, “Products of the American Ghetto” hosts their premiere party at “The Plaza” an Atlanta landmark and the city’s longest continuously operating movie theater.

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Bobbi Kristina’s Estate has now joined forces with Bobby Brown to stop TV1 from doing a biopic on Bobbi Kristina’s life … TMZ has learned.

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Last Night inside of AODMondays , PlayBoiCarti celebrated his birthday with some of his superstar friends including Lil Uzi Vert and Justin Combs.
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MCM Worldwide hosts Gucci Mane performance at New York Fashion Week celebration for PAPER Magazine’s Beautiful People issue on Monday, 9/11 at Dave & Buster’s (Time Square). Celebrity guests included cover stars Gucci Mane, Jordan Barrett along with Paris Hilton, Chris Zylka, Kaia Gerber, Presley Gerber, Jourdan Dunn, Cardi B, Offset, Corinne Foxx, Shaun Ross, Troye Sivan, Carmen Carrera, Betty Who, India Gants and many more. Guests enjoyed a live Gucci Mane performance on the MCM Spin-N-Win Stage, limited edition MCM Remy Martin with tasty treats along with interactive arcade games and MCM winnable prizes.

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Reese Haines, Khalimah Gaston, Saidah Wade -Photo Credit Nappy JC

Love’s Last Episode is one of the hottest stage plays of 2017. Written by Faizah Imanhi and directed and produced by her as well. This thesbian playwrite got the idea to write her own play while working as a stand in on one of Tyler Perry’s tv productions. Talk about taking a job to heart. She has poured her life savings into putting on this production. Love’s Last Episode is entertainment at it’s finest, a story about a celebrity real estate broker dealing with male issues that aren’t usually addressed in today’s society. ” Watch the ups and downs of a man struggling to find love, while overcoming a deep dark secret from his past. You will laugh. You will cry. You may leave mentally changed forever, allowing your heart to experience the true definition of empathy.

The production not only speaks to men. It also speaks to the women who love them.

For one day only there will be two opportunities to experience this stage play of the year. Sunday September 10th Two shows 3pm & 7:30pm at the Porter Sanford Performing Arts Community Center in Decatur, GA. Come and take your mind off Hurricane Irma for two hours you won’t regret.

Tickets are currently on sale at https://fivo-entertainment–productions.ticketleap.com/loves-last-episode-stageplay-labor-day-weekend-2017-atlanta/  for $20 in advance and $30 at the door. Grab a date and come out!