Brooklyn Sends Jazz Great Bob Cunningham Off in Style

I remember going to a jazz set in Brooklyn about thirty years ago. I was invited by my buddy activist/Jazz singer Torrie McCartney. She...

THE ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT OF THE NUBIAN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC

The Nubian Conservatory of Music held firm to its mission to preserve the music of the African Diaspora at its annual spring concert at...

FOLKS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD…

    The Marion Hopkinson playground in Brooklyn was the setting for a folk festival of international proportions recently when artists from Egypt, Haiti, Colombia South...

An Autumn Soiree with Tulivu Cumberbatch

On a cool autumn Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn, jazz vocalist Tulivu  “Donna” Cumberbatch warmed the hearts and conjured up loving memories of days gone...

CLOSING THURSDAY… DON’T MISS!

Masterpiece, trendsetter, classic, national treasure.  Visionary, genius, auteur, revolutionary. These are the words commonly used to describe the film and the filmmakers behind BLESS THEIR...

Aretha Franklin in Outer Space

Aretha Louise Franklin, known the world over as “The Queen Of Soul” was paid the ultimate tribute by re-naming Asteroid #249516 after her. The...

Brooklyn Historic Auction; Toussaint, Mandela, Malcolm, Dr. King, Brown, Tupac, Biggie, Monk, Coltrane, Ali,...

  Offering a comprehensive collection spanning 400 years of black history including items from Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Tupac Shakur, Muhammad Ali, Phyllis Wheatley,...

“BLIND LEMON” JEFFERSON PLAY OFFERS LIFE LESSONS TO RAPPERS

Lemon Henry Jefferson (9/24/1893? - 12/19/1929), known to the world as Blind Lemon, is one of the greatest singer/composer/guitarists you’ve never heard of.  He...

From Church Gossip to Church Elevation

Director John Andrews says the premise of his latest stage play “The Church…A Hospital?” is that we all make mistakes. The opening scene of the...

THE PEARL DAVIDSON LIBRARY/MEDIA CENTER DEDICATION

Like the school named after the historic astronomer and surveyor of Washington, D.C., Benjamin Banneker, where Pearl Davidson served as Co-Principal, her natural thirst...

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