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SIMPLY JESSICA: Teen movie director talks about believing in yourself

Imagine a beckoning hybrid of the teen movies “Easy A” and “Mean Girls” mixed with a story about believing in yourself sprinkled with self-confidence. Bianca Piper toiled in her Cleveland neighborhood about how to get Toby Tucker to notice her. Before she could figure that out, her childhood friend, Wes tells Bianca a damaging secret that Read More…

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New feature to highlight young artists

LOS ANGELES – A new comic strip and feature column called “Simply Jessica” debuts on the entertainment page this week designed to highlight the achievements of promising young artists and entertainers from throughout Los Angeles, Wave officials announced this week. The new column, penned by a fictional character named Jessica, will spotlight a rising artist Read More…

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SIMPLY JESSICA: Marcus Scribner talks ‘Black-ish’ and ‘Star Wars’

Marcus Scribner plays Anthony Anderson’s son, Junior, on ABC’s “Black-ish.” Jessica: How do you feel about the new “Star Wars” movie coming out? Marcus: I’m excited to see it. I think it’s going to be awesome. Jessica: What do you like about “Star Wars?” Marcus: I love the light sabers and the force because if Read More…