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Wildin’ Out Wednesday: Little Boy Dances During News Report

Every Wednesday is Wildin’ Out Wednesday on NewsOne Now, though portions of Tuesday’s edition of the show were pretty wild. One particular interview left Roland Martin and many viewers scratching their heads. Today, comedians Queen Aishah, Lawrence Owens, and Niki Moore joined Martin in the studio for this week’s installment of the laugh-fest, which did not disappoint. After […]

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Cast of ‘Porgy and Bess’ excited for national tour

Nathaniel Stampley, will lead the national tour of the musical “Porgy and Bess,” that kicks off a 14-state tour this weekend in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Richards Associates) by Mark KennedyAP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Nathaniel Stampley ached to make the role of Porgy his own in the celebrated 2012 Broadway revival of “Porgy and Bess.” Instead, he kept dying. Stampley was an understudy for Norm Lewis in the title role and bided his time by playing the small role of Robbins in the revamped version of the Gershwin classic. Robbins is killed with a cotton hook in a fight after a dice game on page 15 of the script.