If Lalah Hathaway’s outstanding remake of Angel, previously recorded by Anita Baker, is any indication of what her Lalah Hathaway LIVE! is all about, then we are in for a major treat! The songstress recorded the CD before a live audience that included her mother and other family members, Baker and other industry giants at the Troubadour Theater in Los Angeles; the venue where her legendary father, Donny Hathaway, also recorded his breathtaking 1972 album, Donny Hathaway Live. If you love great music, add this to your collection when it drops on Oct. 30.
As a huge fan of the movie, Minority Report, hearing of the television version was exciting. After viewing a couple of episodes, the excitement level continues to grow. Check out Meagan Good as detective Lara Vega and one of fall’s best new shows, Minority Report, Mondays at 9 pm on Fox.
With lyrics like, “I’m still resilient, I’m always gonna be here because I’m supposed to be here; I’m owning my existence. It’s a system of survival, because I’m my only rival. Black butterfly, grab my paintbrush, got my canvas and I’ll paint the sky! I’m, I’m, I’m steel here,” Tisha Campbell-Martin’s new single and video for Steel Here offer sexual abuse survivors inspiration and encouragement to reclaim their lives. The former Martin and My Wife and Kids actress has returned to singing and it’s a good thing!
Zooman and the Sign is a chance to support good local theater while partaking in a powerful story that reminds us of the importance of caring for each other. The play deals with the aftermath of a murder and a community whose silence protects the killer. There are just a few more opportunities to check it out at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 NW 22 Ave. in Miami because it ends on Oct. 11th. Visit www.ahcacmiami.org for show times and to purchase tickets.