Regina Taylor thrilled to portray Michelle Obama’s mother in ‘The First Lady’

Golden Globe-winning actress Regina Taylor is a generational talent. The thespian and playwright first riveted mainstream audiences with her searing performance as a struggling mother in Morgan Freeman’s Lean on Me. She talked about the joy of playing Michelle Obama’s mother, Marian Shields Robinson, in the enthralling Showtime anthology series, “The First Lady.”

Viola Davis channels Michelle Obama for new Showtime series (photos)

Viola Davis will portray former first lady Michelle Obama in the upcoming Showtime series “The First Lady.” The show will explore Obama’s  impact on the nation as well as several other former first ladies who resonated with the country. The official synopsis of “The First Lady” reads, “In the East Wing of the White House, […]

Actress Regina Taylor is a tour de force on stage and screen

Dallas native Regina Taylor is an accomplished and award-winning actress, director, playwright and producer. Her amazing talent has opened doors to her in academia, on theater stages across the country, on television and the big screen. Her recent credits include a featured role alongside actors Jeffrey Wright and Ashton Saunders in Netflix’s “All Day & […]

Creative Cypher presents #CypherLive at Blue 1647

So much can be said about the level of talent here in Chicago. When we take a moment to ponder the names associated with the multitude of talent from this city we can start with the likes of Quincy Jones all the way to Kanye West. Talent has never been the issue; however, opportunities have […]

Emerge! A Fashion Runway Show 2013

Now in its fifth season, Emerge! A Fashion Runway Show showcased collections by an eclectic ensemble of aspiring fashion designers at New York Fashion Week 2013. Held on Tuesday, February 12, the unveiling featured a diverse lineup of artists from around the world whose unique offerings lit up the runway. Held at the exquisite Broad Street […]