#UPFRONT w/Iyanla Vanzant, Jamal Ahmad, Keisha Jackson, Jamil Jude, Thomas W. Jones (AUDIO)

May 22, 2020

Check out the most recent edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. It features my conversations with Fix My Life star Iyanla Vanzant, WCLK's Jamal Ahmad and Keisha Jackson remember Betty Wright, Andre Harrell and Little Richard and Atlanta theater leaders Jamil Jude and Thomas W. Jones are here as part of my The Show Must Go On: Entertainment and COVID-19 series. 

Iyanla Vanzant is back with a new OWN series titled Fear Not with Iyanla Vanzant. It airs on Saturday nights at 9 p.m. and is part of the network's new "Sisterhood Saturday Night." In the show, Vanzant offers up her guidance during the pandemic along with special guests. It's a series you don't want to miss. 

WCLK's Jamal Ahmad and noted singer Keisha Jackson remember the lives and legacies of music icons---Andre Harrell, creator of UPTOWN Records; Betty Wright, beloved R&B/Soul singer-songwriter; Little Richard, the architect of Rock-n-Roll. All three died the same weekend and left unforgettable footprints in the world of music and entertainment. 

My on-going special segement, The Show Must Go On: Entertainment and COVID-19, continues with Jamil Jude, Artistic Director for Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and noted playwright, director and amazing storyteller, Thomas W. Jones. They both discuss the Corona Viruses' impact on Atlanta's theater scene and what the future holds for patrons and performers.