The Break – The Bill Cosby Controversy

In this episode KC, Chris, Toria, Tash, Darius, John, The Other Chris and Jamie (and Isley) discuss Bill Cosby and the rape accusations against him, how black people fed the story to the media, the strength of the internet, spearating the artist from his art, losing the support of the community and the possibilty of turning it around.

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Culture Connection: Celebrating Black History with Black Theatre

Listen in as Brother Malcolm shares several new black productions coming to the stage this spring that are perfect for date nights and to commemorate Black History Month!

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LA EVENTS: A Raisin In The Sun Is Back Again!

The acclaimed Ebony Repertory Theatre production comes to the Douglas

A Raisin in the Sun is every bit as potent, poignant and intrepid in this triumphant revival directed by Phylicia Rashad.

A life insurance policy becomes a catalyst that will forever transform the lives of an African-American family living on the south side of Chicago, as they consider buying a house in Clybourne Park.

Their shared dream of a better life collides with conflicting aspirations, betrayal, and racism.

This classic shines an unflinching spotlight on America’s struggle to overcome its past. It pays tribute to those courageous enough to shape a future filled with an abiding faith in the fundamental decency and unlimited capacity of the human spirit.

In her Los Angeles directorial debut, Phylicia Rashad (who won the 2004 Tony Award® for Best Actress for A Raisin in the Sun) brings heart, soul and a flawless cast to a production the L.A. Times says “seems more timely with each passing decade.”


A Raisin in the Sun

January 19 – February 19th

2pm matinee/8pm evening shows

Ticket range: $20 – $50

Kirk Douglas Theatre
downtown Culver City

9820 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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LA EVENTS: A Raisin In The Sun is Back!

Ebony Rep’s Critically-Acclaimed Production Returns for 8 Performances Only!

A Raisin in the Sun

by Lorraine Hansberry

Directed by Phylicia Rashad

June 24-26 & July 1-3

Friday & Saturday at 8pm

Saturday matinee at 2pm

Sunday matinee at 3pm


Orchestra Seating: $55

Mezzanine Seating: $45

Discounts available for Groups (10+), Seniors (62+) and
Students (with ID).


“Ebony Repertory Theatre’s A Raisin in the Sun should be seen by every Los Angeles theater lover.”

LA Stage Times

“Rashad’s wonderful actors…realize the large, genuinely anguished moments with faultless craft.”

LA Times

“Credit the magnificent cast, as emotionally attuned and keenly balanced an ensemble as any the season has yet enjoyed.”  —Back Stage

Cast (in alphabetical order):

Kenya Alexander

Brandon David Brown

L. Scott Caldwell

Kevin Carroll

Jason Dirden

Deidrie Henry

Amad Jackson

Scott Mosenson

Quincy O’Neal

Bechir Sylvain

Ellis E. Williams

All performances held at


Nate Holden Performing Arts Center

4718 W. Washington Blvd

Los Angeles, CA  90016


LA EVENTS: A Raisin In The Sun At ERT!

a rasiEbony Repertory Theatre


by Lorraine Hansberry
Directed by Phylicia Rashad

Nate Holden Performing Arts Center

Set in 1950’s Chicago, this groundbreaking play portrays an African-American family’s pursuit of their shared dream for a better life amid conflicting aspirations, betrayal, and racism. This timeless classic continues to shine an unflinching spotlight on America’s struggle to overcome its past while paying tribute to those courageous enough to shape a future filled with an abiding faith in the fundamental decency and unlimited capacity of the human spirit.

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March 23 – April 17, 2011