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  • 00:48

    Ziah Colón: “Footloose”

    in Movies

    Actress Ziah Colón, one of the stars of "Footloose," discusses her work in the highly-anticipated revamp of that 1984 film. Ziah plays "Rusty," the role portrayed by Sarah Jessica Parker in the original movie. Ziah has also appeared on television in "Army Wives" and "Drop Dead, Diva." 
     
    Sorry that Ziah was called to an important audition and couldn't make this show. But we hope you enjoy our replay of one of our favorite episodes, GOTTA DANCE, which is all about dance on film. We plan to schedule Ziah for an interview soon!

  • 01:29

    DJ Styles "CLASSIC ROCK HITS" at the movies

    in Entertainment

    Join me on Friday the 13th as I play some of your favorite classic hits from the movies. I will visit, Top Gun, Beverly Hills Cop, Footloose and many more.  Listen for you guilty pleasure song, everything from Ghostbuster to Xanadu.
     

  • 01:01

    Actor Clay Chappell with Boyd and Lucinda

    in Lifestyle

    Atlanta - Actor Clay Chappell is no newcomer to the big screen. As a working actor, he has landed some prime bit parts in several major films. He played a councilman alongside Dennis Quaid in the remake of "Footloose" and did a scene with Robert Duvall in the Billy Bob Thorton directed "Jayne Mansfield's Car." But his brief appearance in the cinematic drama, "Selma," a historical period piece distributed by Paramount Pictures, has been heralded as the showstopper which may just define his career. In "Selma," Chappell plays a southern registrar opposite Oprah Winfrey as Annie Lee Cooper, a Black women seeking to vote in 1965 when racial discrimination made voting very difficult. The scene, only a minute in length, sets the tone for the entire film, and is Oprah's only speaking role in the movie.According to film critic, Derrick Bang ( the-march-resonates-anew )   "the scene with Oprah is a "landmark cinematic moment: a scene destined to be memorialized, and oft resurrected, for decades to come." Chappell's performance has been highlighted on talk shows across the country, including "Ellen," "The Tonight Starring Jimmy Fallon," "Barbara Walters," and "The Today Show." Not bad for an actor who has been working since 1996 to secure more than five lines in a film!Chappell originally auditioned for the role of one of the klansmen in the film, but was asked by casting director Cynthia Stillwell to come back and read for the role of the registrar for the film's director, Ava DuVernay. After doing so, Chappell was asked back but couldn't make the third audition and thought maybe he had lost further consideration. When his agent at J Pervis Talent called him a week later, requesting a table read, he remained hopeful. DuVernay offered him the part after the read, 


     

  • 02:00

    #IndyPowerRankingsLIVE: AWS & WCA Race to the Ring Hype Central

    in Wrestling

    Matthew Grant & John Wayne Murdoch return to the air to talk about the HUGE Race to the Ring show presented by both AWS & WCA. This 2 day spectacle will take place on Jan 23 & 24 in South Gate, CA. More details for the show are posted below!


    Night 1 Match Card:


    1. Kikyo Nakamura v. Marriah Moreno
    2. Christina Von Eerie v. Candice LeRae
    3. Brittany Wonder v. Sage Sin
    4. Datura v. Hania 'The Howling Huntress'
    5. Raze v. Nicole Savoy
    6. Kahmora v. Taeler Hendrix
    7. Footloose v. Los Bandidos
    8. Los Luchas v. PPray
    9. The Suburbon Commandos v. Forever Hooligans
    10.The Revolution v. Reno SCUM
    11. B-Boy (c) v. Johnny Gargano v. Papadon - AWS Championship


    Night 2 Match Card:


    1. Johnny Gargano & Papadon v. B-Boy & Willie Mack


    + Finals of both tournaments, a special 6 women tag, a lightweight gauntlet royale & MORE!


    For more information including the rules of each tournament & more, check out the Facebook event page for the show: https://www.facebook.com/events/1518305951721317/


    @WrestlingCares @bartaws @IndyPowerRankin @WeeklyWPodcast @elitepodcastnet

  • 00:38

    Picktainment Movie Show: Footloose, The Thing, The Big Year

    in Movies

    The Picktainment crew reviews Footloose, The Thing, The Big Year, and The Skin I Live In

  • 00:30

    A Conversation With Sam Beman

    in Comedy

    Sam Beman is an Alabama-based Actor/Comedian/Talk Show Host. His acting (theatre) credits include The Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan, Annie, Macbeth, Singing in the Rain, A funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Camelot, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Ragtime, Seussical the Musical, Guys and Dolls, Member of the Wedding, Footloose, Inherit the Wind, Oklahoma, Damn Yankees, 9 to 5 the Musical, Annie, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, and A Christmas Carol. His film acting credits include -The Way Home (2010, starring Dean Cain); -Beyond the Mask (2012, starring John Rhys-Davies); -Hamlet's Ghost (2012, independent); and -The Homesman (2013, Tommy Lee Jones).


    His talk show, Light Talk With Sam Beman, out of Phenix City, AL, is a Christian comedic talk show, featuring
    sketch comedy and interviews with guests from around the country, like: Kirk Cameron, Tim Hawkins, Stephen and Alex Kendrick of Sherwood Pictures. It is produced for the internet but also airs on Cable TV of East Alabama. The show reaches ages as young as seven and as old as seventy-seven.


     


     

  • 00:31

    Gary Kilmer Directs Asbury Park HS Students in Footloose

    in Radio

    Premiere Show! Host Andrea Tarr will talk to Gary Kilmer, drama teacher at Asbury Park HS, and director of the drama department's upcoming production of the musical Footloose. Gary has many acting credentials of his own, including the national tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with Donny Osmond, and is currently very involved with the arts community of Asbury Park. Gary will provide some unique observations into the local arts scene and give us the rundown on the Footloose production in Asbury Park HS.

  • 01:09

    GD's Street Player Presents: The legendary Howard Hewett *ENCORE*

    in Entertainment

    This broadcast is largest in broadcast history on "A Touch of Grace" Due to popular demand the encore broadcast: 


    Streetplayer Presents... Legendary crooner Howard Hewett on "A Touch of Grace," Saturday,2/8/2014 at 1:30PM [Pacific Standard Time]. To listen into the show click the link,or: ON DAY OF SHOW ONLY: Call in to speak with the host (347) 215-7169


    About Howard Hewett:


    Howard Hewett (born October 1, 1955 in Akron, Ohio) is an American R&B and gospel singer and former lead vocalist of the R&B group Shalamar.


    Raised in Akron, Ohio, Hewett moved to Los Angeles. He would eventually meet Soul Train dancer and future first wife Rainey Riley-Cunningham, then a secretary of the show's creator and original host Don Cornelius. It was he who introduced Hewett to fellow Soul Train dancers Jody Watley and Jeffrey Daniel, and their group, Shalamar, was born. The trio is best known for songs such as "Second Time Around", "A Night to Remember", "Dancing in the Sheets" and the ballad "This Is For The Lover In You". Hewett was the group's lead singer from 1979 until 1985.


    With a mid 1980s line-up change with Delisa Davis and Micki Free, Shalamar returned to the US Top 20 in 1984 with "Dancing in the Sheets" from the Footloose Soundtrack, peaking at #17, they won a Grammy for "Don't Get Stopped in Beverly Hills" in 1988..


    Shalamar broke up in the mid 1980s, he went on to pursue a solo career. He signed with Elektra Records and recorded 1986's I Commit To Love (R&B #12), a relatively solid urban album that yielded two R&B hits, "I’m For Real" (R&B #2) and "Stay" (R&B #8). The album also included "Say Amen"....


    [ info elements taken from Jango: http://www.jango.com/music/Howard+Hewett/_full_bio?l=0 & Wikipedia]]

  • 01:07

    Streetplayer Presents... the legendary Howard Hewett

    in Entertainment

    Streetplayer Presents...  Legendary crooner Howard Hewett on "A Touch of Grace," Wednesday, 1/29/2014 at 1:30PM [Pacific Standard Time]. To listen into the show click the link,or on the day of the show: Call in to speak with the host(347) 215-7169


    About Howard Hewett:


    Howard Hewett (born October 1, 1955 in Akron, Ohio) is an American R&B and gospel singer and former lead vocalist of the R&B group Shalamar.


    Raised in Akron, Ohio, Hewett moved to Los Angeles. He would eventually meet Soul Train dancer and future first wife Rainey Riley-Cunningham, then a secretary of the show's creator and original host Don Cornelius. It was he who introduced Hewett to fellow Soul Train dancers Jody Watley and Jeffrey Daniel, and their group, Shalamar, was born. The trio is best known for songs such as "Second Time Around", "A Night to Remember", "Dancing in the Sheets" and the ballad "This Is For The Lover In You". Hewett was the group's lead singer from 1979 until 1985.


    With a mid 1980s line-up change with Delisa Davis and Micki Free, Shalamar returned to the US Top 20 in 1984 with "Dancing in the Sheets" from the Footloose Soundtrack, peaking at #17, and they won a Grammy for "Don't Get Stopped in Beverly Hills" in 1984...


    When Shalamar broke up in the mid 1980s, Hewett went on to pursue a solo career. He signed with Elektra Records and recorded 1986's I Commit To Love (R&B #12), a relatively solid urban album that yielded two R&B hits, "I’m For Real" (R&B #2) and "Stay" (R&B #8). The album also included "Say Amen", a gospel tune that became a surprise hit on the Gospel charts and is Hewett's signature song...


    [ info elements taken from Jango: http://www.jango.com/music/Howard+Hewett/_full_bio?l=0 & Wikipedia]]

  • 00:23

    Streetplayer Presents... the legendary Howard Hewett

    in Music

    Streetplayer Presents...  Legendary crooner Howard Hewett on "A Touch of Grace," Wednesday, 1/22/2014 at 1:00PM [Pacific Standard Time]. To listen into the show click the link,or on the day of the show: Call in to speak with the host(347) 215-7169


    About Howard Hewett:


    Howard Hewett (born October 1, 1955 in Akron, Ohio) is an American R&B and gospel singer and former lead vocalist of the R&B group Shalamar.


    Raised in Akron, Ohio, Hewett moved to Los Angeles. He would eventually meet Soul Train dancer and future first wife Rainey Riley-Cunningham, then a secretary of the show's creator and original host Don Cornelius. It was he who introduced Hewett to fellow Soul Train dancers Jody Watley and Jeffrey Daniel, and their group, Shalamar, was born. The trio is best known for songs such as "Second Time Around", "A Night to Remember", "Dancing in the Sheets" and the ballad "This Is For The Lover In You". Hewett was the group's lead singer from 1979 until 1985.


    With a mid 1980s line-up change with Delisa Davis and Micki Free, Shalamar returned to the US Top 20 in 1984 with "Dancing in the Sheets" from the Footloose Soundtrack, peaking at #17, and they won a Grammy for "Don't Get Stopped in Beverly Hills" in 1984...


    When Shalamar broke up in the mid 1980s, Hewett went on to pursue a solo career. He signed with Elektra Records and recorded 1986's I Commit To Love (R&B #12), a relatively solid urban album that yielded two R&B hits, "I’m For Real" (R&B #2) and "Stay" (R&B #8). The album also included "Say Amen", a gospel tune that became a surprise hit on the Gospel charts and is Hewett's signature song...


    [ info elements taken from Jango: http://www.jango.com/music/Howard+Hewett/_full_bio?l=0 & Wikipedia]]


     

  • 01:28

    Rex Sikes Movie Beat chats w producer Pen Densham PT3

    in Film

    Pen Densham, PT 3, Producer, Writer, Author, Director, Founder, co-chairman of Trilogy Entertainment Group  new movie is PHANTOM starring Ed Harris, David Duchovny, WIlliiam Fitchner.  Pen and John Watson,  founded Trilogy Entertainment Group and worked as creative consultants on films ROCKY II, and FOOTLOOSE.  In 1988 Pen directed Trilogy's first major studio feature, THE KISS, for Tri-Star.  In 1990, Densham and Watson wrote and produced ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THIEVES for Morgan Creek and Warner Brothers. The film became one of Warners’ largest grossing movies ever. They produced BACKDRAFT directed by Ron Howard. Pen wrote and directed  MOLL FLANDERS for MGM and Spelling Entertainment, starring Morgan Freeman & Robin Wright-Penn. Pen wrote and directed HOUDINI, for TV, which starred Johnathon Schaech, Mark Ruffalo and Emile Hirsch. Pen has been active as a Producer on every feature film that Trilogy produced, including:  BLOWN AWAY, TANK GIRL, LARGER THAN LIFE, THE DANGEROUS LIVES OF ALTAR BOYS. JUST BURIED starring Rose Byrne and Jay Baruchel. For TV, he wrote and supervised the re-franchising of the OUTER LIMITS science fiction anthology series, which he Exec produced with his partners for its award winning, seven year run on American Television. In 2003 he re-introduced THE TWILIGHT ZONE on UPN. He wrote the book RIDING THE ALLIGATOR on screenplay writing and strategies for a career in Hollywood, published by Michael Wiese Productions in January 2011. Written with the goal of supporting emerging creative people to find their own voice and path through the industry, the book includes essays by A-List screenwriters, and has been garnering many positive reviews including from Academy Award-winning writers, directors, producers and actors. Stay tuned to Rex Sikes Movie Beat for other great archived interviews, cast and crew listings, events, festivals, premieres, and more at rexsikes.com

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