This weekend it’s ladies first – Alicia Keys continues her “Set the World On Fire” tour which is criss-crossing the U.S. as we speak. Keyshia Cole, trust and believe us, is working hard as well, heading to a city near you with Chrisette Michele. Erykah Badu is popping up all over the place lately; from playing her classic CD’s on the road to joining other funky artists this weekend at the Las Vegas Soul Fest. On TV, you can catch Halle Berry in a rare comic role in “B.A.P.S.” and BET’s “Celebration of Gospel” debuts this weekend with all your favorite gospel artists and Anita Baker as well. Read on for what else is happening around your way this weekend.
HOT ON TV:
All Times Eastern
Friday, March 5
THAT PRINCESS LIFE
BET, 10 p.m.
See Halle Berry play against type in this romp about ghetto girls in Hollywood
Saturday, April 6
Starz, 8:30 p.m.
It’s all Will on Saturday night as the actor stars in his Oscar nominated turn as Muhammad Ali
WILL I AM
TNT, 10:30 p.m.
“I Am Legend”
Will Smith stars in the futuristic saga of a man left alone in the world except for some pesky zombies
Sunday, March 7
ALL PRAISES DUE
BET, 8 p.m.
“Celebration of Gospel”
The annual showcase of gospel artists. Anita Baker, Dorinda Clark and Dr. Bobby Jones appear.
“Friends and Foes” by RaShonda Tate Billingsley and Victoria Christopher Murray
Best-selling authors bring together their two favorite characters.
“The Company You Keep”
Robert Redford plays a 60’s activist who goes on the run after he’s outed by a journalist played by Shia LaBeouf
The remake of the 1991 cult horror film is, according to critics, as bloody and gory as the first but with a better plot
Friday, April 5
NEW ORLEANS, LA.
7 and 9:30 p.m.
Popular comic heads to the Big Easy
“Legends and Leaders Basketball Festival”
Civil rights leaders play ball to celebrate Birmingham’s rich history of civil rights
Shawn and Marlon Wayans
D.C. Comedy Improv
(through April 7, various times)
Sibling rivalry is no issue with these comedy brothers
Tom Joyner Foundation
“Art and Hors D’Oeuvres Reception” to benefit Florida Memorial University
Help The Tom Joyner Foundation support a Florida HBCU
Alicia Keys Set the World on Fire Tour
Singer/songwriter Alicia continues to set the U.S. on fire with Miguel opening up
ST. LOUIS, MO
B Rocka heads around the country in support of her latest project, “Two Eleven”
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.
House of Blues Myrtle Beach
Charlotte native Hamilton head across the state line to S.C.
Saturday, April 6
Funk Fest 2013: Anthony Hamilton, BBD, El Debarge
Soul music at its finest combines for festival in sunny Orlando
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ
Keyshia Cole and Chrisette Michele
Music Box at the Borgata
Powerful vocalists combine talents in A.C.
Lalah Hathaway with Nicholas Cole
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
Donny’s daughter heads to N.C.
LAS VEGAS, NV
Las Vegas Soul Festival with Erykah Badu, Joe, SWV, Kindred the Family Soul, Mary Mary and more
Thomas and Mack Center
7:15 p.m. both days
Several popular headliners go to Vegas for a weekend of soulful shows
Sunday, April 7
Brian McKnight stars in gospel play about what happens when a bigamist is found out after his death
UPPER DARBY, PA
Keyshia Cole and Chrisette Michele
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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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