Oscar Night Virginia - On February 25, 2007, The Urban League of the Hampton Roads sponsored Oscar Night in Virginia. The program was sanctioned by the Academy Awards in Hollywood. The black-tie, red carpet affair was held at the beautiful Crispus Attucks Theater in Norfolk Viginia. The honorees were former Virginians, Producer, writer and actor Joe James, for his labor of love docudrama film Arthur! A Celebration of Life and Denise Dowse for her co-starring roles in "Ray" opposite Jamie Foxx and "Coach Carter" opposite Samuel L. Jackson. The two actors received beautiful gold statues in honor of their work in the entertainment world.
URBAN LEAGUE OSCAR PARTY INTERVIEW
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