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8:05 – weekend recap
Show Topic(s) – Jurassic World, Sets record should it be the last?/ Richard Pryor Biopic/OITN/ POWER season 2
Film – Jurassic World
Star(s)- Chris Pratt
Director- Colin Trevorrow
8:30pm- Richard Pryor Movie
Cast (Eddie Murphy, Oprah, Taraji , Kte Hudson)
9:00pm – OITNB
9:15pm TV Shows Recap
POWER season 2 episode 2
PREVIEW NEXT - True Detective Season 2 / Terminator
Join hos J.R. Strongg as he speaks to Richard Pryor Jr. and the cast of this great showcase, produced by John Wilson and TTO Entrtainment.
They say you can’t go home again in Stirred Crazy Pt. 1 takes us into Richard Pryor Jr.’s life away from his famous father l and to where it all begins for the Pryor clan Peoria Illinois when he returns home at the time of his
great- grandmothers passing.
Richard Pryor Jr. a talented and accomplished singer, actor and comedic talent will be joined by an amazing ensemble of talented singer and actors depicting characters inspired by his family.
You remember the LEGENDARY Comedian, Richard Pryor right? Well tonight we have the honorary pleasure of not only Spotlighting his 1st born son, Richard Pryor Jr., but we are also one of the sponsors for his movement! Hear Richard tonight with Hosts, Afiay The Diva, Repo Lakey and Mz.Cherry!!! It's going down! See Richard Pryor Jr. live April 6,2014 at The Metropolitan Room in NYC!!! 34 W.22nd st. Doors open at 6:15pm est and showtime is @7pm!!! Get your tickets call 212-206-0440 and enjoy the LIVE one on one interview with him tonight!!! Call in 323-410-0101.
Lights Up pt. 1
Interviews, reviews, memories, and sneak peeks with the cast of THE PRYOR EMPIRE: A Richard Pryor Tribute by Timothy John! Official dvd of the stage play coming soon along with an encore performance of the show!
Fifteen years ago actor, writer, director, and producer Timothy John left his hometown of Kansas City to follow his dreams. At the request of the show's executive producer, he gave a breathtaking tribute to Richard Pryor at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem, N.Y. now he's set to relive this tribute for KC audiences!
Almost ten years have passed since Richard Pryor, arguably the greatest comedian ever, lost his battle with multiple sclerosis. Pryor will never lose his position as cultural icon, and we can only hope that a cure to this debilitating disease will soon be found so we don't lose another soul that reaches out and touches as did Pryor and his ability to allow us to experience our reality with the outrageous, profane, and conscience perspective that only he imparted.
“The Pryor Empire” will feature Timothy John as Pryor from his teenage years up until the years of his last breath. He will also bring on Pryor's former wives, closest friends, and his long time fan favorite character, Mudbone.
“The Pryor Empire” is guaranteed to entertain and electrify audiences as if Pryor were still alive.
"I always wanted to star as Richard Pryor in the movie of his life. Post-Jo Jo Dancer, his complete biopic. No one's called about the movie yet, so I decided to do this one-man show in honor of the man I looked up to and give back to his family, his struggle, and his legacy.” -Timothy John
Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World That Made Him
Richard Pryor attracted admiration and anger in equal parts. He was a comedian who many consider the greatest ever, yet his triumphant stand-up work has been largely eclipsed by his mediocre movie output. His personal life was likewise something of a contradiction, because Pryor was a man of deep intelligence and sensitivity yet was also someone who could never seem to make the pieces of his life come together to create a whole. His was a fascinating, larger-than-life personality; he was as pivotal and essential a figure. Pryor the solo artist brought to a pop-obsessed generation the news that they had a past with deep roots that spoke to our shared humanity.
David Henry is a screenwriter and his brother, Joe Henry is a singer/songwriter as well as a music producer. This is their first book, and they are working on a screenplay based on Pryor's life and career.
What do you do when you're born to legendary comedian Richard Pryor and white Jewish go-go dancer Shelley Bonus in Los Angeles, California, spending your formative years navigating what it's like to be Black and Jewish? You write a show about it! Rain Pryor joins host Robin Milling for a backstage chat about her one-woman show, Fried Chicken & Latkes, now playing at the National Black Theater in Harlem, New York.
On stage Rain tells poignant tales of her childhood, growing up in Beverly Hills in the heyday of the 60s and 70s, expertly weaving in the voices of her mother, her Bubby, her father's grandmother, and her dad. There was the time when she was five and someone called her the 'N' word, and all through her teenage years valley girls bullied her just because she looked different. She tells Robin, 'Growing up in Beverly Hills there weren't kids like me. I think I just wanted to feel normal. It wasn't like I wanted to be white. I didn't want to be black. I just wanted to be OK to be me and it wasn't. I was bullied when kids would chase me down the street throwing rocks at me; that's bullying. It felt like I was running for my life through Beverly Hills! And I literally hid in bushes.'
And then there are the stories of her famous father who had Miles Davis play her a lullaby to send her to dreamland, and when she first realized his comic genius. Father and daughter relationships can be tricky after divorce, but Rain also had to deal with sometimes coming second to her dad's fame and career. She tells Robin how his presence is still strongly felt even 10 years after his death, and dedicates the show to his memory.
Wanted: Live in Concert (also known as Wanted/Richard Pryor - Live In Concert is a comedy album by Richard Pryor. Released as a double-LP in 1978, it includes performances from Pryor's concert tour in 1978. Two performances from that tour were filmed in Long Beach, California for theatrical release.
This week: Bombing! What happens? How does something so well planned take a turn for the worst? Two sources on the subject:
From public radio's This American Life and The Moth - Jeff Simmermon talks about a particularly hard bombing at a Richard Pryor tribute show as well as how he came to develop his long-form joke style. Johnny sits down with Kim Martel. She discusses the physical effect of bombing; what happens to the mind and body.. Plus Kim discusses what shes learned & learning here in the early days of her stand up career.
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Mr. Richard Senate was born in Los Angeles, California. He was the oldest son of Leonard & Sylvia Senate. His father worked for MGM Studios along with his brothers and father on such classic films as The Wizard of Oz. In 1953 the family moved from Venice California to Thousand Oaks where they bought land. In 1963 Leonard retired and the family moved to the coastal community of Ventura, California. Here Richard attended Ventura High School and Ventura Community College where he earned an AA degree. He went on the Long Beach State University where he earned a BA degree in History. He is very interested in history, with a focus on the American Civil War. He was working on a second degree in archeology when he attended a field school at the old Spanish Mission of San Antonio de Padua (near King City, CA). Mr. Senate is a proud and loving grandfather to his 6 grand kids. He currently has two books in print, The Ghosts of California Missions and The Haunted Southland. These and his other books are available on Amazon.com and Kindle. His other titles include, Ghosts Stalkers Guide to Haunted California, Fade to Fear. Phantomology. Mr. Senate also does ghost tours and gives live lectures. For more information contact him at email@example.com
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