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San Pedro names a public square for Misty Copeland

SAN PEDRO — The intersection adjacent to San Pedro City Ballet was dedicated Dec. 21 as Misty Copeland Square, honoring the American Ballet Theatre’s first black female principal dancer. Copeland began training at San Pedro City Ballet when she was 13 years old. City Councilman Joe Buscaino called Copeland “a role model to women and Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Shonda, Viola among nominees for top ‘Image’ Award

Actors Michael B. Jordan (“Creed,” “Fantastic 4”) and Viola Davis (“How To Get Away With Murder,” “Lila and Eve”), music’s Pharrell Williams, ballerina Misty Copeland and TV giant Shonda Rhimes were announced as Entertainer of the Year nominees for the 47th NAACP Image Awards, to be broadcast live Feb. 5 on TV One. The awards acknowledge Read More…