Mothers, rejoice. Though hopefully we celebrate our mothers every day, this weekend is specifically set aside to give moms everywhere their just due.
If you can’t do anything lavish for Mother’s Day, remember that most of them appreciate a helping hand so if you can let them sit on the couch this weekend, that’s a great gift. Of course, there are plenty of Mother’s Day concert choices as well – Tyrese, New Edition and Anthony Hamilton are all on the road. But now some of y’all know you need to tone it down for the concerts. You know who you are. Enjoy yourself, but let’s not do anything we wouldn’t want to see on YouTube or Instagram.
Catch some laughs in Dallas as Tyler Perry stars in the new stage play “Madea Gets a Job” at the Verizon Theater. If you’re a self-proclaimed trainiac like actress Rosario Dawson, celebrate National Train Day tomorrow. And there will be many sighs of relief from mothers as they attend HBCU commencement exercises at Hampton, Taladeega and Howard University. The First Lady will bring the address at Virginia Tech today.
Click here to hear TJMS’ Nikki Woods interview Rosario Dawson.
Have a great day ladies, and if you do get to put your feet up or want to head out to a concert, here are your options this weekend.
Click here to hear TJMS’ Nikki Woods “What in the Weekend?” segment.
All Times Eastern
Friday May 11
“E! News Special: Bobby Brown Speaks” on E! at 9 p.m.
If you missed his “Today” show interview, you can see it here along with other clips of his life and career.
“Common Law” on USA at 9 p.m.
Heartthrob Michael Ealy stars in a new series about two Los Angeles Police Department detectives who can’t stand each other.
Saturday May 12
“White Chicks” at 8 p.m. on Encore
Shawn and Marlon Wayans are undercover as “white chicks” in this socialite spoof
Sunday. May 13
“Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue” at 10 p.m. on Comedy Central
The “30 Rock” comic performs his standup from New York’s Apollo Theater
“God Bless America”
A down on his luck white guy takes aim – literally – at America’s obsession with reality TV celebrities
Joel Murray, Linda Page Anderson
Johnny Depp stars as a vampire come to life in the 70’s in his latest collaboration with Tim Burton.l Helena Bonham Carter comes along for the ride.
“Changing the Game”
An epic tale about a supremely intelligent young African-American male who rises from the ferocious and oppressive streets of North Philadelphia to being a shining star in the lucrative world of high finance at Wall Street’s most prestigious firm.
Irma P. Hall, Sticky Fingaz, Tony Todd
“Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge” by Etan Thomas
NBA player Etan Thomas grew up in a fatherless home so he didn’t want to see that same thing happen to his kids. He talks about his journey and gets Ice Cube, Isaiah Washington, Chuck D and others to give their perspective.
Friday, May 11
Boys II Men
Broward Convention Center
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC
North Charleston Performing Arts Center
House of Blues Cleveland
Tyrese: Open Invitation Tour
Aerie Crown Theatre
Saturday, May 12
Paragon Casino Resort
BJCC Concert Hall
Sunday, May 13
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ
Caesars Atlantic City
Anthony Hamilton and Maze f/Frankie Beverly
James Brown Arena
Mother’s Day Concert with Monica and Betty Wright
James L. Knight Center
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This Week’s Celebrity Instagrams (11/26-12/2)
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1. Little Legend and Puddy 😍😍😍😍
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2. "You on point Phife?" "all the time,Tip". 💥 #bannedfromnormal
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3. Vegan! The Impossible burger at Crossroads
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4. Lawrence #BeforeandAfterEpisodes 1-4: 184lbs 13% body fatEpisode 8: 196lbs 8% body fat S/O @coachdaveboxing with the works outs and @kildareriordan with the nutrition
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5. Jus haaaanngin out
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6. Meanwhile back at home in Atlanta GA someone mad they not on the 🛳. 😳
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7. No limits... Photo cred: Chris Bridges @ludacris
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8. new new
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9. Apparently my 260lbs is too much for the actual vines in the Hawaiian jungles to hold me without breaking and me falling hundreds of feet. So for safety purposes, I'm forced to swing thru #Jumanjj on wires strong enough to hold 12 adult buffaloes and 1 adult Rock. #OnSet #Jumanji #IronicallyIEatBuffaloDailyForLunch #MoreManThanNatureKnowsWhatToDoWith
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10. hey ma! 🎎#wcw 💙
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11. Surprise visit to our factories!!! #GoodAmerican #USA
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13. Peachy Keen 🔥✨⚡️
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14. If this don't look thankful I don't know what does. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. #UltraBlessed #24kMagic #SweetPotatoFly
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15. Late nights @nbcmarlon with the writers... we in here!!!
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16. There goes my baaaaaaaaabbbbyyyyy #QueenKingMagic!!! We're up to something! Ira BIG!!! Stay out our buisness -
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17. You want to win every game you play but when you come home to these faces... who cares. #ILoveYouGirls best part of my day, everyday!
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18. Steady,steady..... full size jenga.. "I got this one "???? Or do I ?
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19. Cornrows kind of day 😉@dontaysavoy2 you convinced me and I love. ❤️️
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20. #BrotherlyLove #tbt
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22. #basel #TeamLOVE @kingcombs
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23. Just introduced a special screening of @directher 's groundbreaking (must see) documentary @13thfilm with my brother @themichaelealy | @unitedblackout #blackoutblackfriday
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24. Me & Vanessa Williams giving #DuckLips #Pose on the set of #DaytimeDivas @vh1 - Coming Soon to a tv near you. Lol. - My make up done by @makeupsurgeon
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25. This picture just makes me wanna praise the Lord, you hear me!!!!!! Yes Lord brotha #TEDDYCAMPBELL What a #man !!! You are everything right on this picture husband ......... #gorgeous #stylish #classy #strong #masculine #king #sexy #debonair #gentlemenstyle And that #bible in your hand just seals the deal for me (probably cause i know that, that is what helped you become just as amazing as you look😘). While my heart and mind experiences the goodness of God at #church on Sundays, my eyes experiences the goodness of Teddy😍. Amen somebody🙌🏽. "Bless the Lord oh my soul and all that is within me bless his holy name" #myman #myhusband #goodman #blackman #dapperman #godlyman #goodfather #mybestfriend
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26. Yesterday was my mama's 53rd birthday!!!!! Got to celebrate with her all day. If this is what I have to look forward to I can't wait. Looking like a soft bucket a cocoa butter. Yaaaaaaaaaas! 😍😍😍 love you mommy!
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27. "Shout out to @PureAtlanta for getting the family right"....I'm loving this jogger. 😍😍
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28. This pic warms my heart ❤️ #myLogiebeans and aunt aunt umba @itowandabraxton 😘
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29. You will always be my baby😜. #HappyBirthdayReginae #mybaby18
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30. GC "Gods Child" Red on Red SweatSuit available now at www.MonicaApparel.com ... Take Your Crown wherever you go!! I'm pictured in a Medium... Go to the site now for other options ... cc: @trukernell
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