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#UPFRONT featuring Tina Lifford, Alex Delotch Davis and Thomas W. Jones II (AUDIO)

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Check out this week's edition of UPFRONT Inside the Entertainment. It features Queen Sugar star Tina Lifford, Manager of Marketing for the High Museum of Art Alex Delotch Davis and Atlanta theater icon Thomas W. Jones II.

OWN's award-winning drama series Queen Sugar is back and Tina Lifford is here to give fans a sneak peek of what's to come. The beloved actress, who portrays "Aunt Vi," talked exclusively to UPFRONT about filming this season in pods during the Corona Virus Pandemic. She also talks about the brilliance of Ava DuVernay, her new social media platform "Ask Tina" and much more. Click here to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_qEep254O4">watch our interview and listen to the unfiltered version below: 

Alex Delotch Davis, Manager of Marketing for Atlanta's famed High Museum of Art is here to chat about appearing in the latest edition of INSTYLE Magazine. The trendy publication shines a major spotlight on an elite group of individuals who are moving the city forward as the new "Epicenter of American art and culture." Davis is featured alongside RHOA star Porsha Williams, classical music sensation OkCello, Slutty Vegan's CEO Pinky Cole and dance choregrapher Sean Bankhead. Davis also opens up about the High Museum's newest exhibition featuring the works of Georgia native David Driskell. Listen to the full unedited conversation below:

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Alex Delotch Davis, Manager of Marketing for the High Museum of Art-Atlanta

Closing out the show is my tribute to Broadway giant Douglas Turner Ward, who passed away last week. He was a prolific actor, director and producer. He was also the co-founder of the famed Negro Ensemble Company, which served as an incubator for rising Black talent on the Great White Way. Joining me to chat about his indelible contributitons to the arts is Atlanta theater icon and co-founder of Jomandi Productions---Thomas W. Jones II. He also gives his two cents about the future of Black theater, Black representation and equality.  Listen to the entire unedited conversation below: 

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Thomas W. Jones II salutes his theater idol Douglas Turner Ward.

UPFRONT Inside the Entertainment Industry is produced and hosted by Ray Cornelius for WCLK 91.9. The show is recorded from the campus of Clark Atlanta University. 

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UPFRONT featuring Queen Sugar's Tina Lifford, the High Museum of Art's Alex Delotch Davis and Thomas W. Jones II.

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.