The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings is a 1976 comedic sports film about a team of enterprising Negro League baseball players in the era of racial segregation. The movie starred Billy Dee Williams, James Earl Jones and Richard Pryor. Directed by John Bedham the movie was produced by Berry Gordy for Motown Production and Rob Cohen for Universal Pictures.Continue reading
The Mack (1973), follows the rise and fall of Goldie, an Oakland pimp. The film directed by California native Michael Campus, and starred Max Julien and Richard Pryor with Oscar-nominee Juanita Moore, and Tony nominated actor Dick Anthony Williams. The movie was filmed in Oakland, California.
After returning home from a 5-year prison sentence, he returns home to find his brother involved in Black nationalism. Goldie decides to take an alternative path, striving to become the city’s biggest pimp
The Mack- Pimpins Big Business
All pimps need some time to get together and flaunt their hoes and spoils of the game. And what better place to do it than at the Player’s Ball.
The Wiz, the 1978 urbanized retelling of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and a big screen version of the Tony Award winning Broadway musical The Wiz produced in collaboration between Motown Productions and Universal Pictures.Continue reading
Lady Sings The Blues– excerpts from the 1972 film starring Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams and Richard Pryor. 1) The Man I Love 2) Them There Eyes 3) Good Morning Heartache 4) My Man 5) God Bless the Child.Continue reading
Harlem Nights is a 1989 comedy-drama crime film starring Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor. The film also featured Michael Lerner, Danny Aiello, Redd Foxx (In his last film before his death in 1991), Della Reese and Murphy’s brother Charlie Murphy. Murphy and Pryor star as a team running a nightclub in late-1930s Harlem, New York while contending with gangsters and corrupt police officials. Continue reading
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28Dance Of The Village Elders from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
February 21, 2019
Dance Of The Village EldersDance Of The Village EldersTime: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm The Dance of The Village Elders will resume weekly fitness classes for Seniors on Thursday January 10th 2pm at St. Phillip's Church (204 west 134th Street). The 90-minutes class Thursday afternoon class incorporates stretching and breathing, calisthenics, aerobics and dance/choreography. The class is “senior specific” designed to encourage and aid each person reach their personal best.