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Virtual: Future Focus Now with Maria Howell
June 2, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Winston-Salem State University Chancellor Elwood L. Robinson’s radio show, Future Focus, is back on a new platform with a new name: Future Focus Now. Join Dr. Robinson and some of nation’s top thought leaders, researchers, artists, and personalities as they discuss important issues that impact our lives today.
This week’s guest is 1983 WSSU graduate MARIA HOWELL.
AS AN ACTOR, she has appeared in hit TV shows such as Army Wives, Devious Maids, Revolution, Aquarius, and Criminal Minds.”Her theatrical credits include, The Blind Side, Addicted, Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and Christmas Wedding Baby. She also stars in Writer/Director, Shea Sizemore’s “The Next Day.” In addition, she recurs in Bounce TV’s, “Saints & Sinners” as Lt. Hawkins, and as Ms. Sumner is the Oscar nominated film, “Hidden Figures”.
A SONG STYLIST in her own right, Maria has shared the musical stage with such legendary artists as Nancy Wilson, George Benson, Ray Charles and Earl Klugh, and Ronnie Laws. After a very successful six-year stint in Asia, Maria relocated back to the U.S. and performed at Sambuca Jazz Café for nine consecutive years. She and pianist Bill Wilson (son of legendary jazz pianist Teddy Wilson), held the distinction of being the longest running act at the Atlanta, GA location. As of 2017, Maria hosts her live Hollywood music series called #DUETS, featuring “songs to soothe your soul.”
Maria is not only a song stylist and actor, but a very devoted supporter of her charity of choice, Students Without Mothers, where she has served as a board member for over 8 years.
This event will live stream at https://www.facebook.com/wsncradio/