Laurence Fisburne followed in the massive foot steps of James Earl Jones, in his majestic portrayal of Troy Maxson, the troubled patriarch in August Wilson's Fences at the Pasadena Playhouse. Teaming up with his co-star, Angela Bassett (What's Love Got to Do With it?) Fishburne gives life to this powerful, but flawed character riddled with contradictions. Did you know that Bassett's husband, Courtney B. Vance, also portrayed Troy on Broadway? She and Vance recently wrote a book entitle, Friends A love Story to be released in January 2007.

Movie PictureDee Wallace Stone and Robert A. Guthrie, stars of Expiration Date Speaking of fine dining, you are invited to attend the Eighth Annual Praise Brunch, Saturday, September 16th at the Beverly Hills Hotel. About 300 media related guest will be on hand to hear keynote speaker, {11}, Producer on American Idol, and see {12}, two times Academy Award winner, receive the Ambassador Award . {13} & {14} (Fifth Dimension) will entertain, as well as {15}, a Metropolitan Opera Tenor. Further information can be obtained at {16}.