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 (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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