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Wednesday, May 21: Actress Elise Neal to host debut performance with R&B group “Assorted Flavors”

Group Assorted Flavors: Zena Foster, Elise Neal and Mercedes Nelson

Group Assorted Flavors: Zena Foster, Elise Neal and Mercedes Nelson

LOS ANGELES, CA – Next Wednesday, May 21, NAACP Image Award nominated actress Elise Neal will be gracing the Rooftop 3100 stage with her new R&B group, “Assorted Flavors” for a special debut performance and television taping.

Elise Neal began her career on daytime television through a series of TV shows, initially landing the soap opera Loving on ABC and NBC’s seaQuest 2032, before securing her most notorious role on The Hughleys, starring as comedian D.L. Hughley’s wife. A multi-talented Neal was simultaneously featured in hit music videos, including Aretha Franklin’s “A Rose Is Still a Rose,” before quickly transitioning into film debuts such as Mission to Mars, Money Talks, and Paid in Full.  
In 2005, Neal landed a role in Hustle & Flow along side Terrence Howard and Ludacris playing Anthony Anderson’s wife. The film itself gained immense praise from critics and garnered the cast NAACP Image and SAG award nominations, as well as an individual NAACP Image Award nom for Neal.
More recently, Neal has moved back to television, being featured in hit shows such as The Soul Man, Scandal, and Real Husbands of Hollywood. Expanding her creative talent, Neal has moved towards production while developing and starring in a new R&B group, “Assorted Flavors”.
For more information and/or media inquiries, please call DF Enterprizes at 213.380.0457 or email them at info@rooftop3100.net.

Saturday, May 20: Young Visionaries Presents…Scholarship and Awards Gala

Iron-Sharpens-Iron-Gala-2014Tuesday, May 20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at CSU San Bernardino (Santos Manuel Union Building), 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino 92407. The host of the event is actor Noel G. and the co-host will be 99.1 KGGI radio personality and author Diana Wehbe. Tickets and $50 with dinner. Early bird tickets before April 30 are $40. For more information, contact Karla Stone at (909) 521-8621 or by email at gala@yvla-ie.org.