PRINCE: The esteemed entertainment portal Shadow and Act follows up on an initial post by Screen Daily that a second Prince documentary, titled Prince: Pop Life, impends. This documentary is said to feature exclusive footage and other extras. We’ll keep our eyes open for it as there isn’t a release date announced presently. More information: http://shadowandact.com/2017/02/09/a-second-prince-documentary-bio-is-in-the-works-promising-a-comprehensive-work-with-lots-of-exclusive-footage/
FOUNTAIN THEATRE: Hollywood’s acclaimed Fountain Theatre, intimate theatre at its best, ends its run of writer/director Stephen Sachs’ wonderful globetrotting smash, Bakersfield Mist, on February 26. The production stars Jenny O’Hara and Nick Ullett reprising the roles they created with the show’s premiere at the Fountain in 2011. OnStageLosAngeles.com called it, “A brilliant new play.” Information and tickets: 323-663-1525 and http://www.fountaintheatre.com/event/bakersfield-mist-2016/
ENCHANT TV: Award-winning filmmaker Jackie J. Stone launched Enchant TV in May 2016 with a commitment to ‘original programming with a kick.’ The launch of its topical and trending Compersion series met with critical excitement. Now preparing for season two, the production reopened its quest for crowdfunding with a direct appeal on its web site. View the gallery for Season One at: http://www.enchant.tv/new-gallery
THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS: HBO has set an April 22, 2017 release date for this film adaptation of the biography and medical practice history by Rebecca Skloot. “Doctors took her cells without asking. Those cells never died. They launched a medical revolution and a multimillion-dollar industry. More than twenty years later, her children found out. Their lives would never be the same.” (from the book cover) Truth is more intriguing than fiction. Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne star. More: http://www.hbo.com/movies/the-immortal-life-of-henrietta-lacks
CARLEASE BURKE: One of our favorite celebrities, the producer/director/actor/comedian Carlease Burke, is selling her Long Beach, California condominium “to help raise funds to care for a loved one.” We didn’t ask for details; we know Carlease and the hugeness of her heart, so here is some of what she wrote:
If you are looking for a charming spot near the ocean as your personal residence, an office or a relaxing getaway make an appointment to see it as soon as possible. You could also purchase it as an investment property since it comes with a bonus tenant! The current resident has rented from me for three years, pays his rent before it’s due and has never had a complaint.
We’ve got offers on the table so don’t hesitate if you want a piece of the action. Property is shown by appointment only.
Call Marilyn Jefreys at (949) 887-3454 to set up a time.
Click the following link to view the Listing: http://www.carleaseburke.com/laugh-a-latte.htm