Ray Cornelius

Ray Cornelius is one of Atlanta’s newest entertainment writers and media personalities. His arts and entertainment website, www.raycornelius.com spotlights the latest in “positive” African-American celebrity news and was established in 2012.  Since that time Cornelius has covered a myriad of red carpet premieres, award shows and Atlanta-based films including Tyler Perry’s Temptation, The BronzeLens Film Festival, The Trumpet Awards, and The Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards just to name a few. He has also interviewed a who’s who list of today’s top singers, actors and reality stars. With nearly 20 years of media experience, Cornelius has also worked as an associate producer for the Emmy-winning public affairs program, ATL Insider  and with such award shows as The Soul Train Awards, The Trumpet Awards and BET Hip-Hop Awards.

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Don't forget to check out Saturday’s edition of "UPFRONT" Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. This week I'll be talking to Grammy winning-singer and original Destiny's Child member LaTavia Roberson about her new tell-all-book, her children's clothing line and her hosting gig at Atlanta's historic Hammonds House Museum.

Rocquel Caliste is in the studio to chat about her new RDC Arts Academy and The Spelman College Glee Club stop by to talk about performing with the Dance Theatre of Harlem and more! 

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Check out the October 15 edition of “UPFRONT Inside Atlanta’s Entertainment Industry.” The show featured acclaimed Costume Designer and Fashion Maven, Johnetta Boone. Celebrity Photographer and Author of the book, "Time Served My Days and Nights on Death Row Records," Simone Green stopped by to chat about "Surviving Compton." Actress and CAU Alumna Terri Abney also stopped by to dish about her upcoming film "Loving" and starring on the OWN series "Greenleaf." 

 

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In partnership with the Rialto Center for the Arts, NBAF has invited Step Afrika! back to Atlanta for a second year as part of the celebration of the 100th birthday of the renowned African American artist Jacob Lawrence and the reunification of his seminal 60-panel work, The Migration of the Negro.

 

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Make sure you all check out today's edition of “UPFRONT Inside Atlanta’s Entertainment Industry.”  The show will feature Issa Rae, star of HBO's new series "Insecure".  We also talk to rising photographer and artist Joshua Rashaad McFadden about his new exhibition, "Come to Selfhood", which explores Black male imagery and masculinity. Tony winning-director and CAU alumni Kenny Leon is also in the studio to chat about directing "Hairspray" with Jennifer Hudson as well as his fondest memories of the late actor, Bill Nunn.

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Make sure you all tune into “UPFRONT Inside Atlanta’s Entertainment Industry.” The October 1 edition airs at 9:00 a.m. EST. This week's guests include “Family Time" Actress, Angell Conwell. Jen Farris stops by to chat about her career as a Location Scout Manager and Executive Director of the National Black Arts Festival (NBAF).  And, Grace Stanislaus gives us an overview of this month’s NBAF activities. 

 

 

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