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in the Mix

11/1/2011, 7:32 p.m.
Actor Cedric Sanders (“The Social Network” and “American Gangster”)...
Actor Cedric Sanders (“The Social Network” and “American Gangster”) is interviewed on the red carpet for the “Rocksteady” screening in Hollywood.

During the quick trip, I caught a few independent flicks and hobnobbed with the beautiful people like “rising star” Cedric Sanders, who stars in the feature “Rocksteady.” You may not recognize the name but you may recognize his face as the only person of color in the drama “The Social Network.”

In between the films and panels, I stopped by one of my favorite restaurants on Sunset called Cravings. It’s great for people watching and later on I hung out with comedian Dom Irrera over at the Laugh Factory, and was treated to sets by Aries Spears from “MADtv” and Dean Edwards, formerly of “Saturday Night Live.”

I hated to leave the 80-degree plus weather and all the fun, but it was back to the “Bean” for a little reality check and cold weather.

Coming up…

Beginning tonight (Nov. 3), The Boston Ballet presents a production of Romeo + Juliet through Sunday, Nov. 13 at the Opera House.

Check out the final night (this Friday, Nov. 4) of Sandra Bernhard’s one-woman show “I Love Being Me, Don’t You?” at the Oberon in Cambridge.  Showtime is at 8 p.m.

Scullers Jazz Club presents the Afro-Cuban groove of Arturo Sandoval Nov. 12 and 13 for two shows each night at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Gospel sister act Mary Mary perform at The Wilbur Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 13.  

On Sunday, Nov. 27, Javier Colon (winner of NBC’s “The Voice”) hits the Berklee Performance Center with his “Come through for You Tour” and tickets are still available for Jay-Z and Kanye West at the TD Garden on Monday, Nov. 21.  

You know I’ll be in the house for this show.  Hope to see you there!

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