Posts Tagged ‘television’

Week in Review

Sunday, April 10th, 2016

Imitation of Life

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
Actor/producer Anthony Anderson came to Syracuse University last and talked about his journey from Compton to Hollywood. He broke down his own real-life Bro Mitzva endeavors as well as his Black-ish co-creator Kenya Barris' family life (Barris' wife is named Rainbow) and how they mine the details of their first generation mega success into story ideas.

Actor/producer Anthony Anderson came to Syracuse University this evening and recalled his journey from Compton to Hollywood (via Howard University). He broke down his own real-life bro mitzvah operation, as well as how he and his Black-ish co-creator Kenya Barris mine the details of their first-generation mega success into story ideas (Barris’s wife is named Rainbow). Anderson was a guest of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity for the Truth Be Told Program.

Women’s History Month

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
Television producer Erika Green is re-writing the rules of what we expect television to show us.

Television producer Erika Green is re-writing the rules of what we expect television to show us.

How to Make Must Watch TV

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Bringing Hollywood to the Cuse

Friday, February 26th, 2016
Syracuse University professor Charisse L'Pree (left) was joined Thursday evening for a public conversation by television writer Erika Green. Their informal dialogue was part of the 15th Annual Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media and touched on topics such as the meaning of diversity, the Oscars, changing portrayals of black love, and the creative work happening on the small screen.

Syracuse University professor Charisse L’Pree (left) was joined Thursday evening for a public conversation by television writer Erika Green. Their informal dialogue was part of the 15th Annual Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media and touched on topics such as the meaning of diversity, the Oscars, changing portrayals of black love, and the creative work happening on the small screen.

Broad City Shuffle

Sunday, October 25th, 2015
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer visited Syracuse University on Saturday night and were interviewed by University Union's Alli Reich (not pictured).

Abbi Jacobson (left) and Ilana Glazer visited Syracuse University on Saturday night for a intimate chat about their work. The two self-professed comedy nerds talked about their roots in improvisation,seeing other possibilities for comedic actors beyond SNL, and the hidden blessing of being rejected by FX Network.  The sitcom stars and co-creators were interviewed by University Union’s Alli Reich (not pictured).

100 and Rising

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
Larry Willmore

Larry Willmore

The folks at Newhouse told us big things were on the horizon for Larry Wilmore when he appeared here as part of the Conversation on Race and Entertainment Media series. Wilmore just celebrated his 100th episode of “The Nightly Show” earlier this week. Here’s an interview he did on “Fresh Air.”

Throwback Thursday

Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Thankful for Throwback Thursday

Thursday, November 27th, 2014
Preservation Hall Jazz Band (at Jazz Fest)

Preservation Hall Jazz Band (at Jazz Fest)

We have enjoyed the HBO documentary series Foo Fighters Sonic Highways,  particularly the most recent edition that highlights New Orleans. We are thankful that many of the musicians featured (such as The Preservation Hall Jazz Band) on that episode have come through Syracuse for some amazing shows.

Here’s an extended clip with Trombone Shorty, who was the star of last summer’s Syracuse Jazz Festival.

Syracuse Architectural Digest: DC Studio

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
The Dick Clark Wing of Newhouse School

Dick Clark Wing of the Newhouse School