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#UPFRONT featuring Jaylin Hall, Lee Osorio, Dwight Rowden and Dr. Kevin Johnson (AUDIO)

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Ray Cornelius with Lee Osorio and Jaylin Hall

Check out this past weekend's edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. It features my one-on-one interview with child actor Jaylin Hall plus Lee Osorio from Out of Hand Theatre. The show also features my exclusive conversation with dance choreographer Dwight Rowden and Spelman's Dr. Kevin Johnson as they discuss participating in the Atlanta Ballet's new production---Heart/Beat: Gospel, Brubeck and Rhythms of the City

Jaylin Hall stopped by to chat about starring in the CW's hit series All American. The rising TV and film actor also talked about his latest big screen project John Henry and much more. 

Lee Osorio, associate artistic director for Out of Hand Theatre discusses the recent Atlanta Theatre Dinner, which brought over 200 of the city's actors and theater directors together to chat about diversity and inclusion on Atlanta stages. 

Famed dance choregrapher Dwight Rowden and Spelman College Glee Club director Dr. Kevin Johnson closed out the show discussing the creation of their gospel infused work "Sunrise Divine" for Atlanta Ballet's Heart/Beat: Gospel, Brubeck and Rhythms of the City. The production continues this Friday, February 14 and Saturday February 15 at Cobb Energy Centre. 

Ray Cornelius is one of Atlanta’s newest entertainment writers and media personalities. His arts and entertainment website, www.raycornelius.com spotlights the latest in “positive” African-American celebrity news and was established in 2012. Since that time Cornelius has covered a myriad of red carpet premieres, award shows and Atlanta-based films including Tyler Perry’s Temptation, The BronzeLens Film Festival, The Trumpet Awards, and The Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards just to name a few. He has also interviewed a who’s who list of today’s top singers, actors and reality stars. With nearly 20 years of media experience, Cornelius has also worked as an associate producer for the Emmy-winning public affairs program, ATL Insider and with such award shows as The Soul Train Awards, The Trumpet Awards and BET Hip-Hop Awards.