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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.

Sunday, May 18: “Usher in God’s Glory to the Inland Empire”

Pastor and First Lady of Praise Tabernacle

Pastor and First Lady of Praise Tabernacle

CHINO, CA- Praise Tabernacle Bible Church will be presenting “Usher in God’s Glory to the Inland Empire” (Isaiah 40:4-5) concert with special guest “One Voice” featuring Donald Taylor of Faithful Bible Church Choir. The concert will be held on Sunday, May 18 at 6 p.m. at 4550 Eucalyptus Avenue in Chino (91710). For more information visit, www.praisetab.org.

Harlem Globetrotters Summer Clinics Coming to Los Angeles Area in Partnership with 24 Hour Fitness

Harlem GlobetrottersLOS ANGELES, CA- The world famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their widely popular Summer Clinics, in partnership with fitness club industry leader 24 Hour Fitness, to the Los Angeles area for more fun on the court with the only clinics coached by Globetrotters stars.The Globetrotters will conduct 471 Summer Clinics in 19 markets across the U.S., including clinics on the following dates at area 24 Hour Fitness locations:24 Hour Fitness Hollywood Sport, 6380 West Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028 on July 5-8;  24 Hour Fitness Carson Sport, 945 E. Dominguez St., Carson, CA 90746 on July 10-13; 24 Hour Fitness Northridge Super Sport, 19350 Nordhoff Street Unit D, Northridge, CA 91324 on July 15-18; 24 Hour Fitness Arcadia Sport, 125 North First Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91006 on July 19-22; and 24 Hour Fitness Orange Super Sport, 2102 N Tustin Ave., Orange, CA 92865 on July 24-29.

Each day consists of three separate, two-hour sessions from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; and 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.At the Harlem Globetrotters Summer Clinics, kids will spend two fun-filled hours with their friends being coached by Globetrotters stars; learn more than just the fundamentals, as the Globetrotters emphasize how to be a good teammate on and off the court; find out just how much fun basketball can be for kids of all skill levels; leave with an official clinic certificate, personalized nickname and ticket voucher to the Globetrotters’ 2015 North American Tour (valued up to $40); and have a photograph and autograph session at the end of the clinic.

Clinics are open to boys and girls of all skill levels, ages 6 to 12. The registration price is $69 per two-hour session, but those who register by March 17, 2014, will save $15 per registration. For more information, and to find the clinic nearest you, visit www.harlemglobetrotters.com/clincs.