LaShawn D. Williams

LaShawn D. Williams

Arts & Entertainment Writer.

Chicago-based arts & culture/entertainment freelance writer and editor; interviews, reviews, general features and more.

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Lipstick Goes on Last: Family, Friends and Fidelity

A Q&A w/Richard Pryor, Jr., son of legendary entertainer Richard Pryor.

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Interview with Jody Watley

Conversation with Chicago native and Grammy Award-winning singer Jody Watley.

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Stand-Up, Sketches and Song: An Interview With Comedian Tommy ...

Conversation with "In Living Color" alum Tommy Davidson.

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Russell Brand: TBS Just for Laughs Festival

Coverage/review of Russell Brand at TBS Just for Laughs Festival in Chicago.

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Sinbad: Still Standing...

An interview with veteran comedian Sinbad.

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Spike Lee Visits Chicago State University

Recap of Spike Lee's visit to Chicago State University during Black History Month.

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"Deon Cole's Black Box"

Q&A w/comedian and writer Deon Cole about his TBS series, "Deon Cole's Black Box."

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"Kin Killin' Kin": The Other KKK

Conversation with artist James Pate about his exhibit, "Kin Killin' Kin."

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LaNita Joseph on The Monologues of My Nappy Hair

Conversation with dancer and writer LaNita Joseph.

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Comedian Marlon Wayans' A Haunted House: When Horror Meets Hilarity

Coverage of the screening and post-Q&A of comedian Marlon Wayans' film, "A Haunted House."

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Pullman Porter Blues Takes A Train Trip Through Time

Conversation with Tony Award-winning actor Cleavant Derricks.

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Phunny Business: A Black Comedy

Conversation with comedy/entertainment professional Raymond Lambert.

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Naja Lerus Photography: The Newborn Niche

Conversation with celebrity newborn baby photographer Naja Lerus.

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Dwyane Wade Proves Chicago Has Talent

Coverage of NBA star Dwyane Wade's youth showcase, "Chicago Has Talent."

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Charles S. Dutton: From Jail to Yale: Serving Time on Stage

Award-winning actor Charles S. Dutton talks about his one-man show, that details his rise from Maryland's prisons to a successful career on stage, screen & television.