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  1. CTG grapples with branding, the British and a babyRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | LA Observed

    ... communities in Venice -- LA's Venice, not the Italian original. It would be a collaboration between Roger Guenveur Smith and Richard Montoya, drawing on the resources of a book that USC's Josh Kun and Laura Pulido co-edited (Rodriguez didn't name ...

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  2. The Old Globe Hosts 2nd Annual New Voices Festival This WeekendRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... by a professional playwright for the Festival: Five Hundred Lives Per Mile, created and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith (playwright of A Huey P. Newton Story and Rodney King, featured in Do The Right Thing and American Gangster). The New Voices ...

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  3. N.Y. Department of Financial Services subpoenas captives, 2 banks over subprime auto lendingRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Automotive News

    New York state's financial services regulator has subpoenaed financing divisions of automakers including Ford, Honda, Nissan and Volkswagen, along with banks Santander and TD Bank, as part of a probe of possible consumer abuses in subprime auto lending, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday. U.S. regulators are asking banks for more detail on their autos financing exposure, as rapid growth in the lending has prompted officials to seek to better assess the risks.

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  4. Globe Looks Back at Panama CanalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Mission: To preserve, strengthen, and advance American theater by: Creating theatrical experiences of the highest professional standards; producing and presenting works of exceptional merit, designed to reach current and future audiences; ensuring diversity and balance in programming; providing an environment for the growth and education of theater professionals, audiences and the community at large. You may think of the Panama Canal as just a place, or an engineering feat, but Old Globe Theatre artistic director Barry Edelstein and Los Angeles-based playwright/director/actor Roger Guenveur Smith know that it's also a story.

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  5. 'New Voices' returns to Old Globe www.utsandiego.com...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... festival is "Five Hundred Lives Per Mile," created and performed by the playwright, director and actor Roger Guenveur Smith ("A Huey P. Newton Story," "Rodney King"). His piece is the first that the Globe has commissioned from a professional ...

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  6. The Old Globe to Host 2nd Annual New Voices Festival, 12/12-14Read the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... by a professional playwright for the Festival: Five Hundred Lives Per Mile, created and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith (playwright of A Huey P. Newton Story and Rodney King, featured in Do The Right Thing and American Gangster). The New Voices ...

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  7. Glynn Turman, Toni Braxton & More to Be Honored at 24TH Annual NAACP Theatre AwardsRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    For 23 years the NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood branch has produced a star-studded gala honoring thespians for their astonishing achievement in entertainment and theatre. This year, the branch will be joined by its partners Wells Fargo, The City of Los Angeles and Rent-A-Center at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills on Monday, November 17, 2014 to honor Emmy Award winner and NAACP Image Award nominee Glynn Turman , Grammy Award winner Toni Braxton and theatre sensation Roger Guenveur Smith .

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  8. Actors Glynn Turman And Roger Guenveur Smith Join Music Sensation...Read the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | PRWeb

    On November 17th Emmy Award winner Glynn Turman, Six-time Grammy Award winner Toni Braxton and international writer, director and actor Roger Guenveur Smith will be honored at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills during the NAACP Theatre Awards hosted by Kym Whitley. For 23 years the NAACP Beverly Hills/Hollywood branch has produced a star-studded gala honoring thespians for their astonishing achievement in entertainment and theatre.

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  9. Roger Guenveur Smith's Rodney King Set for Bric House, 12/3-7Read the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Following its New York premiere at the 2013 Under The Radar festival and an international tour, BRIC will present Rodney King, Roger Guenveur Smith 's solo performance on the legacy of Rodney King. The critically acclaimed production was listed in The New York Times as a Critics' Pick and described as "sinuous, complicated, [and] deeply moving."

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  10. Austerity and the law: Justice in a cold climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Economist

    SIR JAMES MATHEW, an Irish judge at the turn of the 20th century, is said to have quipped that justice in England is open to all, "like the Ritz Hotel". Some worry that it is going that way again.

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  11. Art RxLARead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Hyperallergic

    ... inspired across time, space, and culture." Jan enlists a diverse group of collaborators including actor Roger Guenveur Smith, ecologist Eric Berlow, and computer scientist Kaustuv DeBiswas. Artist John Knuth employs thousands of assistants to make ...

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  12. Cover artists capture spirit of Bridgwater carnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | This is The West Country

    ANGEL Place Shopping Centre started the carnival fire by asking local schoolchildren to design the front cover for this year's carnival brochure. With more than 90 entries, the difficult task of selecting the winners was down to Chris Hocking of Bridgwater Carnival committee and Roger Smith, Angel Place Shopping Centre manager.

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  13. PlayMakers Repertory Company Begins Season with Regional Premiere of Rodney King, 9/2-9/7Read the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... three thought-provoking productions in its 2014-2015 PRC2 second stage series, kicking off Sept. 2 with Roger Guenveur Smith 's powerful new one-man show "Rodney King." PRC features innovative, topical presentations coupled with engaging ...

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  14. The Michael Slate Show: Michael Slate Show, Segment 1Read the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | A-Infos Radio Project

    ... what's behind the murder of Michael Brown and the need to stand with the defiant people in Ferguson. Roger Guenveur Smith will talk about the play he wrote & performs, Frederick Douglass Now. Broadcast ready with musical break at 37:25 and can ...

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  15. PlayMakers Repertory Company Begins Season with Regional Premiere of Rodney King, 9/2-9/7Read the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... three thought-provoking productions in its 2014-2015 PRC2 second stage series, kicking off Sept. 2 with Roger Guenveur Smith 's powerful new one-man show "Rodney King." PRC features innovative, topical presentations coupled with engaging ...

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  16. 'Frederick Douglass Now' is a high point for Roger Guenveur SmithRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    ... current-day attitudes crosshatch benefits "Frederick Douglass Now" at Bootleg Theater. Writer-performer Roger Guenveur Smith has done incisive, socially trenchant work before, but this is something else again. The kitsch factor was high, but "Hair" ...

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  17. In a Rodney King,a a whispered evocation of the L.A. riotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | The Washington Post

    You might expect tumult from a show that recalls a deadly urban riot. But on opening night, a fierce hush suffused "Rodney King," the striking, idiosyncratic solo work created by the actor, writer and director Roger Guenveur Smith .

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  18. BWW Reviews: Explosive Solo Performance Piece, Rodney King, Plays Woolly MammothRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Last seen at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in 1996 in his award-winning solo play A Huey P. Newtown story, Roger Guenveur Smith returns to DC with yet another historical solo piece that's gained acclaim in other major cities about an influential African American.

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  19. Arts Roundup: Paint-Over EditionRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | City Paper

    ... p about the recording challenges behind their latest LP, Mad Minds . [ D.C. Music Download ] A Q&A with Roger Guenveur Smith , who's staging Rodney King's story at: Woolly Mammoth in a one-man show [ Post ]

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  20. Q&A with Roger Guenveur Smith on a Rodney KingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... famously gave the culture King's "Can we all get along?" "Another occasion to extol the magnificence of Roger Guenveur Smith's solo wizardry," the Los Angeles Times wrote last fall of Smith's "Rodney King." "Nearly as impassioned and insightful as ' ...

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