Phylicia Rashad to headline 10th Annual Transformation Expo
3/17/2017, 8:31 p.m.
Actress Phylicia Rashad will headline Radio One’s 10th Annual Transformation Expo at noon Saturday, March 18, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.
Ms. Rashad, 68, best known for playing wife and mother Claire Huxtable for eight seasons on “The Cosby Show” in the 1980s and early 1990s, will be the main speaker at the event that also will feature such renowned gospel performers as Yolanda Adams and CeCe Winans.
A Houston native and Howard University graduate, Ms. Rashad currently has a recurring role as Diana Dubois on the popular FOX television series “Empire.” She also is slated to appear in the upcoming Amazon series, “Jean Claude Van Johnson.”
Other gospel greats scheduled to perform at the Transformation Expo staged by Radio One’s Praise 104.7 in Richmond include Bishop Hezekiah Walker, Claire Cloninger, James Fortune, Ernest Pugh and Chris Searcy.
Richmond’s Sheilah Belle, a radio DJ and publisher of a national online gospel newsletter, is to serve as the emcee and also will speak about her recovery from cancer.
General admission tickets are $38 and are available at etix.com, www.praiserichmond.com, St. Paul’s Baptist Church or Radio One’s local studio, 2809 Emerywood Parkway.