With unforgettable roles in films like Remember the Titans and Dancing in September and her legendary role as Teri Joseph in the Soul Food television series opposite real-life husband Boris Kodjoe, it’s not surprising that Nicole Ari Parker’s name has become virtually synonymous with smarts, sass and class. Adding another star to her already stellar resume, the L.A.-based dynamo, mother to Sophie Tei-Naaki Lee Kodjoe, 7 and Nicolas Neruda Kodjoe, 5-- is currently playing her role of a lifetime as Blanche DuBois in the classic Tennessee Williams Broadway play, A Streetcar Named Desire, alongside Blair Underwood and an all African-American cast.
We have 10 revealing questions for the talented beauty.
He may be known as for his comedic roles in films like 40 Year Old Virgin and Baby Mama and television shows like Weeds and FX’s racy adult cartoon, Unsupervised, but there’s more to Romany Malco than you thought. This May, he’ll star alongside Kate Hudson in the tearjerker A Little Bit of Heaven. He also has a new show in conjunction with Google and Alchemy Network, Romany Meets His Friends, where on any given Saturday, he will land in a city and he has to contact the people in his social network within an hour.
We dig a little deeper with 10 questions for the Think Like a Man cutie, and find out what’s really on his mind.
35th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival Returns in May
For 35 years, the Atlanta Jazz Festival has entertained folks looking for a jazz fix. Starting out as a local event, then regional and finally boasting an international audience, this year’s festival features an array of talented performers, including much-hyped band The Robert Glasper Experiment and jazz veterans Tito Puente Jr., Kathleen Bertrand and Roy Ayers. Featuring “31 Days of Jazz,” this year’s festival is sure to be just as entertaining as in years past.
Check out the photos from the 35th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival’s Preview Party, which took place April 2012 at the Loews Hotel.