There’s more than just slot machines and showgirls this weekend in Vegas if you happy to be lucky enough to be there. Mary J. Blige and D’Angelo come through on their Liberation Tour. It’s a good weekend for soul music overall as Fantasia, Boyz II Men and Anthony Hamilton and Estelle are playing in various cities. If you’d rather just chill out at home you can get your music needs served up to you via the MTV Video Music Awards which will replay this weekend. And while we’re talking about serving, this is the last weekend of tennis’ U.S. Open, which means Serena Williams may yet have another championship in her.
All Times Eastern
Friday, September 7
“U.S. Open Women’s Semifinals” on CBS at 12:30 p.m.
Serena Williams continues her dominance at this year’s U.S. Tennis Open, today’s match against a virtual unknown will determine who makes the finals. Her rival Maria Sharapova plays today, too.
Stand Up to Cancer
Alicia Keys and Samuel Jackson are just two of the many celebrities a part of this fundraiser that airs on all four major networks and HBO, SHOWTIME, and TBS tonight.
Saturday, September 8
“Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s: An Extra Slice ” at 9 p.m. on OWN
Expanded episodes of the popular OWN reality series show Robbie Montgomery planning to expand her family soul food business
"To Love and To Cherish" at 8 p.m. on GMC
The film stars Mel Jackson.
CLICK HERE to listen to Nikki Woods interview with Mel Jackson
Sunday, September 9
“Oprah’s Next Chapter” at 9 p.m. on OWN
Oprah interviews Jennifer Hudson and her sister Julia four years after Julia’s estranged ex killed three members of their family
Zoe Saldana and Bradley Cooper star in a movie about a writer who goes great lengths to be successful
Three bridesmaids kick up a little fun in New York City on the eve of their friend’s wedding
“If I Can’t Have You” by Mary B. Morrison
A successful entrepreneur falls for a construction worker, but when things don’t work he becomes threatening
Friday, September 7
Comedian/activist/writer/actor Paul Mooney heads to Texas this weekend for shows at the Arlington Improv. The comedian, who famously once wrote for Richard Pryor has seen it all and he’s going to tell you about it, with no holds barred. Mooney continues to be one of America’s most preeminent comedians and a living legend. He’s at the Improv through Sunday night.
Boys II Men
LAS VEGAS, NV
Mary J. Blige and D’Angelo
Pearl Concert Theater at Palms Casino Resort
Saturday, September 8
Anthony Hamilton and Estelle Back to Love Tour
IP Resort and Casino
Kansas City Urban Film Festival
It showcases short films including The Chicago 8" based on actual court transcripts of 8 anti-war protesters on trial for conspiring to cause riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
Sunday, September 9
Charlie Wilson with the S.O.S. Band and Brick
Macon Metroplex Coliseum
Anthony Hamilton and Estelle
Times Union Center Performing Arts Moran Theater
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This Week’s Celebrity Instagrams (10/15-10/21)
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1. Just a NY girl with BIG dreams....
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2. HAPPY CHILDREN=QUALITY PARENTING. We don't always see eye to eye on everything and that's normal. We're human beings. But we come together and do it right for what's important, the kids. We are not enemies, we are parents. And we are parents 1st. S/O to @monyettashaw for making Mason's bday memorable. S/O to @itscrystalsmith at home taking care of our other lil' Prince. ❤️❤️❤️ THIS IS WHAT CO-PARENTING LOOKS LIKE. #Blessed #Happy #AboveTheDrama #BiggerThanUs
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3. So happy to finally be able to share with you all that I’m the new Global Brand Ambassador for @Revlon! Follow my day on RevlonSnaps. Yay! Choose Love, Everybody! #RevlonXCiara #chooselove #ad
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4. Glam on point!!!@makeupbymotoko & @shaylinjoneshair #easybreezy @lifetimetv #beachesmovie #january2017 😘
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5. ✨True love ✨📸: @jessiemarrerophotography
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7. Today was not easy..but by the grace of God we all got through it. Words cannot express our gratitude for all of your Prayers, Positive thoughts and Support for us throughout the years. Tommy will be missed but most certainly never forgotten...And PLEASE don't ask "Where's Martin?.." he was there too...just not in this picture. Lol! God bless you all.. #LoveConquersAll #MartinShow
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9. West coast get ready for #RockyHorror. I will be live tweeting again. #letsdothetimewarpagain
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10. #THEKEYS pre order yours now ... Available everywhere #NOV22 #WeTheBest 🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑🔑
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11. We about to ROCK at #KCABlackBall!! All for our life-changing effort to end 🌎 AIDS.
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12. Today's #SNAPJACK is brought to you by @yazzthegreatest 😂😂😂💋💋💋
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13. Damn girl you kinda old to be headed to the Go Go. You coming in at the age they leaving. LMAO
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14. Daddy daycare B-Boxin with @acewellstucker @shopraisingace
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15. #FBF Naviyd & URV "LIL MONSTERS"
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16. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ONE OF THE BIGGEST LEGENDS IN OUR HIPHOP HISTORY! @snoopdogg CONTINUED BLESSING AND LOVE FAMILY!!!!! REAL OG!
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17. Thank you for a beautiful night VSU! Let's do it again! #HOMECOMING
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18. Had a great time this morning with my familia Erica, Griff & Truth!!
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19. Check out my interview on @essence facebook live. #inmyownwords #nycpromo #day2
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20. #She💋 #tbt #TheCoveAtTheAtlantis #DawgPawsAndAll
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21. Bae #retailtherapy
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22. Why me and @coryhardrict got the same pose... and notee... new mouth #naked
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23. When my husband is my personal 'hype-man'! it kills me every time! 💜😂 #WHATNOW #lostfiles📷
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24. Diggy Simmons
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25. Hand full of @jacquieaiche 💙💎💍 @esnail_la 💅🏾
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26. SuperSoulers! You can watch my interview with Carl Lentz live from my Facebook page, tomorrow at 11a ET| 8a PT. #SuperSoulSunday
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27. 💋 .. When the friendship is easy like Sunday morning. ☀️
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28. Sunday mornings are the best........... hugs and cuddles with my angel
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29. #huggar16 #hellohuggars
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30. My gym is everywhere!.. #RnBMoney #TheGeneral 📸: @twelvepastseven
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31. Nothing I would rather be doing... Rocko setting up our movie, Romelō working on a puzzle & Laiyah singing and sharing all she's learning at school... I'm so grateful for the joy they've brought into my life ... Praying for peace , joy & love in the home of EVERY family ♥️ #HeadScarfPJSunday LOL 😂
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