Tag: Mary J. Blige

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PBS renews ‘Tavis Smiley’ talk show for 2 seasons

This undated image from video released by PBS shows host Tavis Smiley, right, during an interview with Hillary Rodham Clinton on “Tavis Smiley Reports.” PBS is renewing the late-night talk show “Tavis Smiley” for two years. (AP Photo/PBS, File) by Lynn ElberAP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tavis Smiley says PBS is renewing his late-night talk show for two years. That will keep the “Tavis Smiley” show airing through 2015 on public TV stations nationwide, Smiley said Wednesday. The program is in its 10th season.

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Chaka Khan to headline Third Annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival

HALL OF FAME ENTERTAINER–This March 26, 2013 photo shows Chaka Kahn attending her birthday party in New York. Khan will be inducted into the Apollo Theater’s hall of fame. The theater recently announced that Patti LaBelle and Mary J. Blige will perform in Khan’s honor at its June 10 New York gala. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, file) by Genea L. Webb For New Pittsburgh Courier More than 240 of the hottest Jazz artists on the planet will showcase their immeasurable talent at this year’s Pittsburgh JazzLive Festival from June 7 through 9.