Month: November 2020

4 Makeup Artists of Color Share Their Broadway-Inspired Halloween Looks

Broadway fans know that donning theatre-inspired looks is a year-round activity, but Halloween is a great excuse to do it even more.

Women of Color on Broadway Inc. (who you got to know earlier this year) and MAC Cosmetics teamed up to showcase four up-and-coming makeup artists of color showing off looks inspired by notable Broadway characters, in efforts to amplify diversity within the next generation of behind-the-scenes theatre professionals.

Meet the artists and see their work below:

“Elphabaddie” by Kendra Tocco
“Broadway, makeup ,and cosplay have been my interests and passions for as long as I can remember! I’ve only recently gotten into doing makeup and cosplay, and I’m working on being better at it everyday. This Halloween, I want to send a message of ’embracing your abnormalities’ by celebrating the things that make you different.”

From WOCoB: Since its 2003 premiere, only one Black woman has

Read More

FBI agent reveals quest to outsmart swindling seductress

Produced by Emily M. Bernstein and Chiara Norbitz

Through never-before-seen footage and in-depth interviews,  “The FBI Declassified” takes you inside the minds of heroic federal agents and analysts as they reveal how they solved some of the biggest cases of their careers. Watch Tuesdays at 10/9c on CBS.  

“This is a story of a woman and her manipulations and cons over the last 20, 25 years,” says FBI Special Agent Mark Hastbacka. “We have the identity theft. The credit card theft. … fugitive from justice. She’s forging checks … straight up larceny, taking the rent money.”

For decades, moving from state to state, Agent Hastbacka says Dana Lawrence swindled victims – wealthy businessmen, a pilot, a rabbi, a private school administrator and her own friends and lovers. At one point, she pretended to be an heir to the Estee Lauder cosmetics fortune and passed herself off as working for filmmaker

Read More