News

Beyoncé’s dad will teach you how to break into the biz

Beyoncé’s dad will teach you how to break into the biz

HOW TO MAKE IT BIG: In this 2003 photo Mathew Knowles, father and former manager of singer Beyoncé Knowles, poses at his Music World Entertainment headquarters in Houston. Photo: Associated Press

Beyoncé’s dad Mathew Knowles is set to host a one-day intensive course on how to break into the entertainment industry at a local Texas college in September.

The course, titled “The Entertainment Industry: How Do I Get In?” will take place on Sept. 13 at Houston Community College Central and will cost between $295 and $350.

A notice on the school’s website reads, “The daylong boot camp will allow attendees to tap Knowles’ vast entertainment and music business expertise and leave with real information, contacts and strategies for their own successful entertainment endeavors.”

Knowles managed Beyoncé’s girl group Destiny’s Child to superstardom and took charge of the “Crazy In Love” hitmaker’s solo career until he was dismissed in 2011.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

15-overlay2

After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

in Music

Lawmakers at odds over Billy Joel highway

billyjoel

The argument over naming a highway for "The Piano Man" has sparked a debate over whether roads should be named for the living or only the dead.

in Music

Chris Brown’s ex wants supervised visits for their daughter

chrisbrown

The "Loyal" hitmaker wants the courts to establish official paternity of his one-year-old daughter and is fighting a request for increased child support.

in Lifestyle, Weird

‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

16-overlay

A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

in Lifestyle

Americans love cold-brew coffee

coldbrew

For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.

Weather

condition Condition: Partly Cloudy
Temperature: 88°
High: 92° - Low: 68°