Shannon has performed on Broadway and toured the world with the likes of Celine Dion, Pink and Madonna for 20 years. Currently, she runs the Kemba Shannon Dance Center in the Kenton neighborhood.
Michael Jackson's last concert promoter has four hours Wednesday to convince a jury that it is not responsible for the pop icon's death. AEG Live attorney Marvin Putnam warned in his opening statements in the Jackson wrongful death trial five months ago that he would show "ugly stuff" and reveal Jackson's "deepest, darkest secret."
Warner Pacific College is holding a three part event titled "It's Bigger Than Hip-Hop: Community, Education, and Spirituality" as part of its 2nd Annual Diversity Lecture Series.
From Marlen Suyapa Bodden comes The Wedding Gift, a big novel of passion and self-destruction during the time of slavery.
Arsenio Hall takes comedic swipes at Bill Nye the Science Guy, Snooki and a few others in his monologue. David Oyelowo tells Arsenio why he was scared Oprah would hit him
5th Sequence and Speaker Minds' Randal Wyatt have released a new video for their duo, 5th & Wyatt, entitled "Over and Over." The single is described as, "An uplifting tale of the overcoming the constant struggle that many of us go through in our daily lives."
NW Hip Hop Fest 3 continued on Sep. 6 and 7 at Ash Street Saloon and Kelly's Olympian. The Skanner News cycled back and forth between the venues and got a number of pictures, as well as some videos, along the way.