Salters Scene: Spike TV Debuts ‘Framework’ During Art Basel



By Udo Salters

On December 5th, Spike TV and Hip Hop Artist Common hosted an exclusive party at the W in Miami to celebrate the new show “Framework.” Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: The Tanning of America Screening

Nas and Steve Stoute

Nas and Steve Stoute


Before VH-1 aired The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop on Monday February 24th, there was a private screening at The Paley Center for Media. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Black Girls Rock! 2013

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah

On Sunday November 3, BET premieres Black Girls Rock! 2013. The organization founded by DJ Beverly Bond, provides mentorship for Black girls and pays tribute to Black woman and girls who have a positive impact on the community through an annual awards show.

Marian Wright Edelman

Marian Wright Edelman

This year’s show, hosted by Actresses Regina King and Tracee Ellis Ross, will honor the legendary singer Patti Labelle (Living Legend Award), hip-hop pioneer Queen Latifah (Rock Star Award), esteemed writer and producer Mara Brock Akil (Shot Caller Award), tennis icon and entrepreneur Venus Williams (Star Power Award ), community organizer Ameena Matthews (Community Activist Award), ground-breaking ballet dancer Misty Copeland (Young, Gifted & Black Award), and children’s rights activist Marian Wright Edelman (Social Humanitarian Award).

Some of the presenters and performs are recording artists Marsha Ambrosius, Jennifer Hudson, Sevyn Streeter, Actress Nia Long, Actress Tatyana Ali, TV Personality La Anthony, and broadcast journalist Soledad O’Brien.

Sevyn Streeter

Sevyn Streeter

Additionally, Black Girls Rock! likes to highlight the next generation of young ladies who are Making A Difference (the MAD Girls). The MAD Girls being recognized this year are Brooklyn Wright who is passionate about litter prevention, Mary Pat Hector the founder of Youth Action USA and Ty-Licia Hooker Founder of Summer Success and Leadership Academy.



When the night starts with a PInk Carpet with all of these names, you know it’s going to be a big night.

Salters Scene: Queen Latifah and the Steel Magnolias Crew At the Paris Theatre

Queen Latfiah and Rita Owens









On Wednesday October 3rd, Queen Latifah and the cast of the Steel Magnolias remake were at the Paris Theatre in midtown Manhattan for the premiere of the Lifetime movie. The cast includes Queen Latfiah, Jill Scott, Phylicia Rashad, Alfre Woodard, Adepero Oduye and Condola Rashad.

Jill Scott

It was a very festive night and good time to celebrate. There were a lot of hurdles that were jumped for this movie’s Lifetime October 7th showing. With the challenges behind them, the cast was able to enjoy making their appearance on the red carpet.

Ahmad Rashad and Condola Rashad

Condola showed up with her father Ahmad Rashad. Queen Latifah attended with her mother Rita Owens. Alfre Woodard attended with her Husband Roderick Spencer. Besides cast members, Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition Judges Abby Lee Miller and Robin Antin walked the carpet and Singer Keri Hilson was there to show her support for this fantastic cast.

Keri Hilson

Check your local listings to see the time for the October 7th Lifetime television premiere of Steel Magnolias.

Salters Scene: Lisa Zwerling’s The Magic Flute

Lisa Zwerling

Thursday Oct 4th was the opening reception for painter Lisa Zwerling’s The Magic Flute exhibit at the FIRST STREET GALLERY in Chelsea. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: 4th Annual R&B Fest in Central Park

SummerStage in conjunction with GlobeStar Media and WBLS presented the 4th Annual Free R&B Fest Concert in Central Park on Sunday August 12, 2012. The advertised performers were Kenny Lattimore, Q Parker of 112, Christopher Williams, Salt-n-Pepa and Eric Benet. In addition to the great talent, it is always interesting to see who pops up at these shows to hang out. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Hearts of Gold 15th Annual Gala

The Hearts of Gold 15th Annual Gala-Arabian Nights, took place at the Metropolitan Pavilion on a beautiful Thursday night.The festive evening, complete with belly dancing, a silent auction and fashion show was hosted by Law & Order SVU – Actor, Producer and Director Tamara Tunie.

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Sponsored Love: Salters Scene, The Well (Contest)

One of the newest spots to open in New York City is The Well. The brainchild of Managing Partners Shay Vishawadia and Josh Richolt, the Well is located in Brooklyn two blocks away from the L Train Meserole Street stop. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: SummerStage-The Glasper Experiment

Robert Glasper

It was a great evening in Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park on Tuesday August 7th, 2012. There was standing room only at SummerStage’s free concert. Continue Reading →