This week, tours kick off with Rihanna, Alicia Keys and Maze, the hardest working group in show business, all on the road in the next week. Terrence Howard plays a badass in his latest movie “Dead Man Down” with Colin Farell and if you have kids or you’re a big kid yourself, you should enjoy the brand new “Oz” prequel in 3D out this weekened. Whatever you get into, be safe. Here’s what’s happening around your way.
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Friday, March 8
BET, 7:30 “Harlem Nights” Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor and Redd Foxx team up for this period comedy caper set in Harlem.
Saturday, March 9
HBO, 9:30 p.m. “Boxing: Cloud vs. Hopkins” Bernard Hopkins faces off against Tavaris Cloud from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn
Sunday, March 10
OPRAH’S NEXT CHAPTER
Chelsea Handler discusses life and love.
9 p.m., Lifetime Singer/actress Ashanti stars in the new season of “Army Wives” which kicks off tonight
“The Man In 3B” By Carl Weber Popular author releases latest novel about a man who affects the lives of several people in his Queens apartment building before he’s mysteriously murdered.
OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD
“Oz The Great and Powerful”
The “prequel” to “The Wizard of Oz” starring Mila Kunis and James Franco Critics say you’ll enjoy a solid family film, but not a classic that trumps the original
DOWN BY LAW
Terrence Howard plays a dangerous drug lord who does the cat and mouse with Colin Ferrell’s character who’s out for revenge. R If the trailer is any indication, expect lot of gunfights and explosions
Friday, March 8
NEW ORLEANS, LA
The Buku Music Festival
Hip-hop singer Big Freedia (FREE’-duh) and an entourage of “bounce” dancers are using a Mardi Gras float for a stage. The concert takes place at a huge studio and warehouse on the bank of the Mississippi River where Carnival floats are made. The lineup includes Ohio rapper Kid Cudi, the British electronic music trio Nero, 1980s rap group Public Enemy and dozens of other acts.
“Standing in the Shadows of Motown with Peabo Bryson and Leela James”
Howard Theater 8 p.m.
Motown is celebrated in this tribute show to the history-making record label that launched so many timeless stars.
Mardi Gras Celebration 2013
The Mu Nu Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Presents: Mardi Gras Celebration 2013 W/The SOS Band.
10 p.m.- 2 a.m.
Saturday, March 9
Allstate Gospel Superfest with Byron Cage, Lady Tramaine Hawkins Dorinda Clark and more hosted by Wendy Raquel Robinson
Georgia International Convention Center
Gospel superfest draws biggest stars of gospel to the South.
Harriet Tubman Theater in the Freedom Center
join Jeri Tolliver in the live discussion,“Women and their Stories”, based on Civil Rights Activist, Marion Spencer and journalist, Majorie Parham.
Frankie Beverly and Maze
Albany Civic Center
Maze still rockin’ after four decades in the business.
Sunday, March 10
Alicia Keys Set the World on Fire Tour (with Miguel)
Grammy winner kicks off tout to support her latest CD
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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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