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Minnesota’s theater community celebrates 11th Annual Ivey Awards

Hosts Regina Marie Williams and Christina Baldwin

African American actors in Minnesota were well represented at this year’s 11th Annual Ivey Awards, held September 21 at the State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis.

From opening to close, the Iveys never missed a beat, with a variety of action on and off the stage. Continue Reading →

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‘Urban Perspectives’ grabs local Emmy nomination

BMA Networks President Pete Rhodes

Urban Perspectives, a weekly local urban affairs program, has received a 2015 Midwest Regional Emmy nomination for Program/Host. The half-hour program “spotlights an array of community leaders, organizations and local newsmakers in business, education, health and the arts,” said a Black Music America (BMA) press release.
The show, which debuted in June 2014, airs every Sunday morning at 5:30 am on WCCO-TV Channel 4, and is rebroadcasted Sundays at 12 pm on BMA cable channel 937 on Comcast. Continue Reading →

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