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Vanessa Williams Heads Back To Broadway

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 02.20.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Vanessa Williams wants to stay up after midnight. The actress, singer and former Miss America watched the matinee performance of "A...

Michael Urie: From Betty to Barbra

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 02.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Dustin Fitzharris

When ABC's hit show Ugly Betty wasn't renewed after four critically acclaimed seasons, actor Michael Urie, known to millions of fans as Marc St. James, returned to his roots in the theater. Today the 33-year-old graduate of Juilliard is starring in Buyer & Cellar, one of the most celebrated off-Broadway shows this year.

Bob Guccione in Filthy Gorgeous

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When Penthouse publisher Bob Guccione died on October 10, 2010, the obituaries dwelled on him as pornographer. That got the attention of filmmaker, Ba...

Lifetime Bringing 'Trip To Bountiful' To TV

Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment

"The Trip To Bountiful," the hit Tony-winning Broadway play, is coming to TV thanks to Lifetime. Slated to air next year, and currently in producti...

PHOTOS: Boundary Breaking Beauties Meet!

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 09.19.2013 | Black Voices

Two women who broke color barriers and made history had the chance to meet for the first time on Wednesday. The first Indian American Miss America...

LOOK: 30 Years Ago Today, Vanessa Williams Crowned First Black Miss America

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 09.17.2013 | Black Voices

On September 17th 1983, Vanessa Williams broke color barriers and made history becoming the first black Miss America. Although she wasn't the firs...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.21.2013 | Black Voices

The country's top athletes stole the style spotlight this week at the ESPY Awards, but there were a few other sartorial standouts worth noting... O...

Who Is Replacing Condola Rashad In 'Bountiful'?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 09.14.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The actress who will fill Condola Rashad's shoes in "The Trip to Bountiful" has been revealed: Adepero Oduye. Producers of the Tony ...

It's Tyson Time, Tripping to Bountiful!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 08.06.2013 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Cicely Tyson. I remember when she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress when I was still in school for Sounder (1972). Yet it wasn't u...

WATCH: Vanessa Williams Says Winning Miss America Hurt Her Career

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.06.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Vanessa Williams stopped by the HuffPost Live studios on Monday to discuss her new Tony-nominated Broadway play "The Trip To Bountiful." Talk turned t...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 07.04.2013 | Black Voices

This week the top fashion moments were black-and-white...and red all over! To kick things off, Kerry Washington stepped out in a high contrast Wes ...

A Trip That Is Truly Bountiful

Danny Groner | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York
Danny Groner

Upon seeing The Trip to Bountiful, you'll understand people have raved about Cicely Tyson's performance as Carrie Watts.

Theater: The Trip to Bountiful and Cicely Tyson Are Tony Favorites

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.30.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

You won't brush away the tears at the end of the Broadway revival of The Trip to Bountiful as you might on a more nuanced production. But you will smile.

PHOTOS: Lady In Red

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.30.2013 | Black Voices

Vanessa Williams stepped out on Monday night to attend the National Corporate Theatre Fund 2013 Awards Gala in New York City--and to remind the world ...

First Nighter: Bette Midler Divine in I'll Eat You Last, Cicely Tyson's Beautiful Bountiful, Tristan Sturrock's Mayday Mayday

David Finkle | Posted 06.25.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Tuning into the gossip the Divine Miss M spews jubilantly as another Divine Miss M is such fun it hardly matters that five minutes after the romp ends, much of the dirt dished with such five-alarm relish has completely faded in the cool night air.

Arts Education and Artists for Education

James Rosenberg | Posted 06.22.2013 | Impact
James Rosenberg

Glee's Matthew Morrison, a featured face of the Artists for Education special, credits two teachers at his performing arts school with the inspiration for his on-screen character, Spanish teacher and glee club coach Mr. Schuester.

SIMPLY STUNNING

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 03.25.2013 | Black Voices

Last week Allure revealed its first-ever anti-aging survey for the April 2013 issue. Amongst fascinating findings on sex appeal, beauty and celebritie...

Big Hair, Don't Care

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 03.14.2013 | Style

Vanessa Williams once said that "success is the sweetest revenge" -- and if her career is any indication, she must have a lot of enemies. The singer/a...

Wait, Which Michelle Williams Are You Referring To?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.28.2013 | Celebrity

It's hard enough to keep the revolving door of Hollywood hotshots straight, and nearly impossible when those stars have almost identical names -- espe...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.05.2013 | Black Voices

A combination of Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Vanessa Williams and the NAACP Image Awards made for a super stylish week! Beyonce silenced her critics by s...

Nude Photos of Madonna, Arnold Schwarzenegger Found

Posted 01.29.2013 | Celebrity

Just imagine: You're a wealthy hedge funder on the lookout for the remaining artifacts from an opulent publisher's estate. Among the artifacts you dis...

One Million Moms Targets '666 Park Avenue'

Posted 10.25.2012 | TV

It was only a matter of time. Clearly having grown bored of campaigning against NBC's "The New Normal," anti-gay group One Million Moms has turned its...

'666 Park Avenue' Sneak Peek: Will Henry Survive The Drake?

The Huffington Post | Maggie Furlong | Posted 10.19.2012 | TV

There's already been a lot of death on ABC's "666 Park Avenue" (Sundays at 10 p.m. ET). But to be fair, most of those people were dead already. This w...

PHOTOS: The Week's Best Style Moments

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 12.14.2012 | Black Voices

Our favorite curvy celebs topped the list of the week's best style moments. Octavia Spencer stepped out in a custom made black and nude embroidere...

Vanessa Williams Guesses What Plastic Surgery 'RHONY' Cast Has Had

Posted 10.09.2012 | TV

These days, as Olivia Doran on "666 Park Avenue," Vanessa Williams may just be able to help people realize their wishes -- though with perhaps their s...