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Flashback Friday: Orson Welles & The "Voodoo MacBeth".


(Image Source: Inverse)

 

It's mind boggling to me, but back in the 1930s, during the height of the Great Depression, the federal government paid a then-unknown, and very young Orson Welles to put on a play... featuring an all Black cast. But this did indeed happen, although it's not well-remembered (and when it is, it's more in the context of what made Welles a wunderkind on his way to "War of the Worlds" and "Citizen Kane" greatness).

From Kashann Kilson, writing at Inverse Entertainment:

Founded in 1935 as a part of the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935, the Works Projects Administration was an arm of the New Deal with one task: put millions of unemployed Americans back to work. While the WPA was more expensive than...

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Creatives Space: Kelly Heaton

 

 

Kelly Heaton is one of those people you just don't forget- even if you only meet them once. She's model tall with long blond hair and a sweet, pretty face. But it's not just the aesthetics that make her unforgettable; it's the comically witty, at times even biting, words that flow out of her mouth just as easy as her hair flows down her back.

 

She's perpetually busy. She is a professional makeup artist, costume designer, and jewelry maker. She's also an integral member of Be The Change, a group dedicated to helping the community in various charitable ways based at Kean University and overseen by beloved professor and popular author Dr. Norma Bowe.

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