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Archive for December, 2015

WINTER MIX OF TRENDS

It’s that time of year again for the snow, ice and fabulous Winter fashions. We have pulled together some wonderful trends right off the runway for our readers to get a jumpstart on fashion forward looks for the cold months a...

Yo, George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard On You?

For those who don’t know, haven’t heard, or simply need to be reminded, George Clinton is the original architect of Funk. Make no mistake…pure unadulterated funk is without a doubt, still habit forming. You have to have i...


Dance Theater of Harlem – Power on Pointe

Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH), has now, and has always had a three tiered mission: To maintain a world-class school that trains young people in classical ballet and the allied arts To provide arts education, community outreach ...

“Concussion”: A State of Mind

I’m a fan of actors who, in the course of their film careers, can find a way to do a good biopic. But even more than that, finding one that covers an important and meaningful topic, like Will Smith’s new film “Concussion...


Christmas Wedding Baby

Written and directed by award-winning NYU graduate Kiara C. Jones, “Christmas Wedding Baby” is a refreshing look at love, life, relationships, and family. At first glance, you may think you’ve seen these people be...

TIPS FOR THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS DINNER

The kitchen has always been the most magical place during the holidays. It is the only time of the year you really have to make all your culinary magic happen to assure it is the most wonderful time of the year. Remember as a c...


Silver Linings and Inspiration

The S.E.L.F Image Awards are more than just an occasion to celebrate women and accomplishments, but a time to honor the foundation of togetherness, aspirations, and accomplishing goals. The S.E.L.F Image Awards created by Madam...

DEWEY HUGHES – The Man Behind: “Talk to Me”

If you grew up in Washington, D.C. in the late ‘60’s and ‘70’s, you have undoubtedly heard of the legendary Petey Greene. If you’ve heard of Petey, then you’ve experienced the brilliance of Dewey Hughes. Long before...


The Gospel of LovingKindness

Set against a backdrop of the Windy City, complete with the sights and sounds of the “L Train”, the Sears Tower, and the harsh cold of south side Chicago, Marcus Gardley’s “The Gospel of LovingKindness” is a gripping ...

Black Nativity

The riveting, soulful musical production of playwright Langston Hughes’ “Black Nativity” received eleven Helen Hayes award nominations, winning three awards for outstanding ensemble, musical direction (e’Marcus Harper-S...






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