Thursday, April 28, 2016

Grammy Park comes to Brooklyn Next Weekend May 5-8 Kings Theatre

Grammy Park is coming to Brooklyn next weekend four days and nine live concert performances, more than 30 artists, collectively honored with 40-plus GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY Awards®, will converge in Brooklyn, New York for GRAMMY Park™, the first GRAMMY-branded, multiday live music experience held May 5-8.

Live music performances and signature Artist Spotlights featuring seven-time GRAMMY winner Toni Braxton with Andra Day three-time GRAMMY winner NE-YO with Jazmine Sullivan, and a special evening featuring GRAMMY nominees Robin Thicke and Aloe Blacc will take place at the historic Kings Theatre.

For more information log on

Thursday, May 5

8 p.m.
Artist Spotlight: NE-YO with Jazmine Sullivan
Location: Kings Theatre
NE-YO (three-time GRAMMY® winner) with
Jazmine Sullivan (11-time GRAMMY nominee)

Friday, May 6

7 p.m.
Latin Mix 
Location: Kings Theatre
Natalia Lafourcade (GRAMMY winner; seven-time Latin GRAMMY winner)
Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra
(O'Farrill, three-time GRAMMY winner; Latin GRAMMY winner)
Alex Cuba (four-time Latin GRAMMY winner)

Saturday, May 7

11:30 a.m.
The Next Generation: Emerging Artists - (free and open to the public; no ticket required)
Location: LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Alex & Sierra and Chelsea Chris
Additional performers to be announced

11:30 a.m.
M&M'S Presents GRAMMY Park Social Stages 
Location: Kings Theatre
Social media stars Jake Foushee (host), Kenny Holland, Carson Lueders, Russ, and Sammy Wilk

2 p.m.
Jazz All-Stars - (free and open to the public; no ticket required)
Location: LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Monty Alexander - Harlem Kingston Express (Alexander, GRAMMY nominee)
Terence Blanchard featuring The E-Collective (Blanchard, four-time GRAMMY winner)
Commodores (GRAMMY winners)
Kurt Elling (GRAMMY winner)
Christian McBride Trio (McBride, five-time GRAMMY winner)
C├ęcile McLorin Salvant (GRAMMY winner)
John Patitucci Electric Guitar Quartet (Patitucci, GRAMMY winner)

8 p.m.
M&M'S Presents GRAMMY Park featuring Robin Thicke & Aloe Blacc
Location: Kings Theatre
Robin Thicke (five-time GRAMMY nominee) and
Aloe Blacc (GRAMMY nominee)

Sunday, May 8

Gospel Concert - (free and open to the public; no ticket required)
Location: LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Hezekiah Walker (two-time GRAMMY winner)
BeBe Winans (six-time GRAMMY winner)
Ray Chew, music director

5 p.m.
Big Band Remix- (free and open to the public; no ticket required)
Location: LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Christian McBride Big Band
Special Guests:
Jonathan Butler (two-time GRAMMY nominee)
Dianne Reeves (five-time GRAMMY winner)

7 p.m.
Artist Spotlight: Toni Braxton with Andra Day
Location: Kings Theatre
Toni Braxton (seven-time GRAMMY winner) with
Andra Day (two-time GRAMMY nominee)

To showcase and celebrate excellence in music across genres, The Recording Academy® has partnered with Upsilon Ventures, producer and developer of iconic destinations, and the New York City Mayor's Office to present GRAMMY Park. 

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Loretta Devine at Urban World Film Festival Sept 2015

 Loretta Devine talks new show The Carmichael Show and she says she just loves to work get into the quick chat above which took place in New York City at 2015 Urban World Film Festival in September 2015.

1 on 1 with Misty Copeland Sept 2015 Urban World Film Festival

 Misty Copeland walked the carpet at the 2015 Urban World Film Festival here in NYC on Sept 2015 i got to chat with her. She talked about American Ballet Theatre, Her film A Ballerina's Tale and more. Get into the interview above.