Issue December 15, 2016

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  Urban Entertainment Weekly     ISSUE: December 15, 2016
Global Winter Wonderland


Progressing Through Change

African Market Place, Every 1st and 3rd Saturday | Read More


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10th Annual BLACKOUT Ski & Snowboard Weekend in Lake Tahoe – March 10-12, 2017

10th Annual Blackoutweekend in Lake Tahoe - March 2017

Take Control of Your Energy Bills this Winter with Energy Alerts


Baby, It’s Hot In Here: THE HUB’s Exclusive Chat with Blue-Eyed Soul LEGEND BOBBY CALDWELL

Bobby Caldwell

Beyonce Rules Again, Tops NAACP Image Award Nominations

Next on Michelle Obama’s Journey: Figuring Out Next Steps

Will Smith channeled personal grief for his latest role

CeCe Winans Premieres “Hey Devil!” From First LP in 9 Years

W.Va. woman gets job back after racist post about first lady

Aziz Ansari Says We Shouldn’t Let ‘Bozo’ Trump Define This Country

‘Moonlight’ Director Barry Jenkins Will Save Us From Another #OscarsSoWhite

‘Moonlight’ Earns 6 Golden Globe Nominations

Viola Davis’ #SeeHer Award acceptance speech is one you need to hear

New exhibition explores legacy of black fashion designers

UPCOMING EVENTS at the Mondavi Center –

Events at Mondavi Center

Leture Speaker, “SHAUN KING” at 
University of Pacific in Stockton
Black History Month Special Event on 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 – READ MORE

Shaun King

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Petri Byrd and Neketia Henry


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NEW ENROLLMENTS and RENEWALS for affordable health insurance through Covered California.

OPEN ENROLLMENT begins November 1, 2016 and ends on January 31, 2017

For questions and/or to make an appointment with a Certified Enrollment Counselor, call (916) 234-3589 or e-mail

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Browse these links to learn and see the best of Black/Urban California – Quick links that THE HUB loves for showcasing and keeping you in-the-know on the best of what happening on the West Coast.

THE HUB’s Annual At-A-Glance Calendar – linking you to the best of urban events and what’s happening in California and beyond

California Black Media – connect to African American Newspapers and Urban Entertainment Web Media 

The CV Drum – Central Valley News

THE Bay Area REGISTRY – Weekly African American Arts, Culture, & Lifestyle e-news

The Gospel Ad Remix – Keeping the Northern California Gospel community connected

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California Business Network

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In Theatres – November 11th, 2016


Almost Christmas


Reach the African American Audience – Fall 2016 issue of THE HUB Magazine 


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Mixed Institute of Cosmetology will now be offering Barbering and Manicuring courses! Orientation will be on January 16, 2017 and classes start January 17, 2017! We will be offering discounts to the first 10 Barber and Manicure sign-ups! To learn more
call 916-421-5950!

MIXED Institute of Cosmetology offering Barbering & Manicuring
MIXED Institute of Cosmetology



Phillip R. Bell’s Annual Black Tie Affair – December 17th | Read More

2017 Annual Phillip Bell Christmas Party

Kiddy Club Preschool and Day Care in Sacramento | Read More

Kiddy Club

Children’s Musical “Christmas in Kid City”, December 18th | Read More

Christmas in Kid City

Got Muscle

The Mr. Black Sacramento Contest – December 17th | Read More

Mr. Black Sacramento

Some Day at Christmas, A Musical Concert, Saturday, December 17th | Read More

5th Annual “A Gospel According to Jazz Christmas Tour” Dec. 17th | Read More

NYE VIP Celebration at Off Broadway Jazz Cafe on Sat-12/31 located at 2863 35th Street (off Broadway across from the Guild Theater).  FREE admission.  For more info call (916) 847-4397 or (916) 572-6144. 

NYE 2016

Progressing Through Change

BHM Keynote Speaker LECRAE at University of Pacific in Stockton, Feb. 10th | Read More

Become a Professional Barber! Classes at MIXED Institute of Cosmetology
begin on January 16, 2017 | Read More

Become a Professional Barber

DID YOU KNOW? Tragically, in Sac County African American children die at very disproportional rates, two times the rate of other children. In 2013, following the Blue Ribbon Commission Report, the Sac County Board of Supervisors established the Steering Committee on Reduction of African American Child Deaths (RAACD), a community-driven body, to reduce deaths among African American children by between 10 percent and 20 percent by 2020. THE HUB had the opportunity to sit down with one of the key leaders, Kindra Montgomery-Block at the helm of RAACD to learn more about this VIP initiative. | Read More


Student Enrollment Meetings for Fortune’s Early College High School | Read More

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