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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Join WCLK's Jamal Ahmad tonight at the High Museum of Art for another edition of Friday Jazz at the High. This month's special musical guest includes Scott Glazer's Mojo Dojo. It all begins at 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.

Scott Glazer's Mojo Dojo will perform covers of such legendary artists as Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Wilson Pickett, Clarence Carter, Big Maybelle, Percy Mayfield, Johnnie Taylor, Eddie Floyd, Freddie King, Jimmy Hall, The Allman Brothers, The Band and many others.

 

The world renowned Dance Theatre of Harlem returns to Atlanta this weekend for two amazing performances at the beautiful Cobb Energy Centre. Guests will be transfixed by DTH’s innovative programming that defines the breadth of classical ballet with performances of "Return," set to music by Aretha Franklin and James Brown by DTH resident choreographer Robert Garland, and Spelman College’s Distinguished Visiting Scholar Dianne McIntyre’s "Change." 

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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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