A huge film and stand-up comedy buff, Colette has worked in publicity, marketing and promotions for over twenty years. A graduate from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a B.A. degree in Communications, her storied career began in radio as Promotions Director for local radio station, WILD-AM. From there she transitioned to the world of stand-up comedy handling publicity and marketing for The Comedy Connection in Faneuil Hall, one of the country’s top ten comedy clubs. Following her stint there, she was hired for her branding and marketing prowess for the start-up concert venue Showcase Live in Foxborough, MA. Colette later took on the role of Public Relations manager for The Roxbury International Film Festival. The self-described “woman on the go,” her passion for travel, food and all things entertainment can be read about in her bi-weekly column In the Mix.
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Comedian Loni Love’s Café Mocha was created exclusively by and for women of color.
Lane, who relishes in letting life take its course and in being free to think and feel, was able to channel that into her character, Star, who is also on her own path of figuring out her life and who she is.
Opening this Friday in theaters nationwide, “Denial” is a film based on true events in the life of author, historian and scholar Dr. Deborah E. Lipstadt, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University in Atlanta.
The RISE music series kicks off its second season with a sold out show featuring Grammy-nominated singer Amel Larrieux on Thursday, October 13 at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Calderwood Hall.
LaMarr plays Barry Belson in a musical that tells the true story of four blue-collar guys from Newark, New Jersey, who became one of the biggest musical acts of all time.
Ms. Pat to play Laugh Boston
Ms. Pat creates visually compelling and engrossing stories that cross gender, ethnicity and economic status through her stand up and uses comedy to bring audiences into her world.
The film examines the concept of identity and reinvention through the life of one woman who takes on a new name, career and life every few years.
Morris Chestnut, Regina Hall reunite in psychological thriller
Morris chestnut and Regina Hall star as John and Laura Taylor, who, after many years of desperately trying for a baby, decide to go the surrogate route. But they soon learn that the woman they hire is not what she appears to be and become entangled in a web of lies and an obsession that endangers them all.
Los Angeles native Markees Christmas, making his film debut, gets to live out his dream as a rapper (albeit in a small way) in Hartigan’s feel-good coming-of-age tale “Morris From America.” In a breakout performance, Christmas stars as 13-year-old Morris Gentry who relocates to Heidelberg, Germany with his widowed dad, Curtis, played by Craig Robinson.
Named earlier this year by Variety magazine as one of their “Top 10 Documakers to Watch,” Deborah Riley Draper is driven by passion to tell the stories of the numerous unsung African American trailblazers and heroes whose achievements and lives have been either ignored or buried in our collective history.