EVENTS: The Black Composer Speaks Community Discussion

EVENTS: The Black Composer Speaks Community Discussion

The Black Composer Speaks: A Roundtable Discussion on Diversity, Inclusion and Access in Experimental New Music ONE DAY ONLY in partnership with The DuSable Museum ABOUT THE EVENT The discussion will address diversity, inclusion, and access within the context of new music during a free open-to-the-public roundtable discussion co-presented by The DuSable Museum of African American History and Fulcrum Point. Inspired by the late David Baker’s treatise The Black Composer Speaks, the event will address…

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ENTERTAINMENT: Jennifer Hudson to star in NBC’s “Hairspray Live”

ENTERTAINMENT: Jennifer Hudson to star in NBC’s “Hairspray Live”

According to a recent press release, Oscar, Golden Globe, SAG and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and multiple Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein will headline the cast of NBC’s “Hairspray Live!,” the network’s next live Broadway musical holiday event following the phenomenal success of “The Wiz Live!” Fierstein will play Edna Turnblad and Hudson will play Motormouth Maybelle. “Hairspray Live!” will air Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and will originate from Los Angeles.  

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