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Movie Review: Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral

March 22, 2019

Madea’s loyal fans have two choices. They can say goodbye to their eccentric Aunty by attending her touring play or wish her adieu at a movie theater. Judging by what’s on screen in this anemic family comedy, the live performance is a better bet. It’s more thoughtful and a hell of a lot funnier. Before […]


Mad at Miles: A Black Woman’s Guide to Truth

March 15, 2019

Drawing not only from her own personal experiences with abuse but from the harrowing stories of countless women around her, Atlanta based writer Pearl Cleage was driven to write what she considered a workbook for black women struggling to survive in a society that is at once racist and sexist. What she ended up with […]


A&T Theatre Arts presents: The Taming of the Shrew

January 30, 2019

North Carolina A&T State University’s Theatre Arts Program presents the raucous Rom-Com, The Taming of the Shrew. This classic play is anything but tame in the hands of director Xulee-Vanecia J. Love. The power reaches a fever pitch as Petruchio, is challenged to tame the beautiful and strong willed shrew, Katharina. This unbridled new spin […]


Warhol Artwork On Exhibit at UNCG

January 11, 2019

A new exhibit titled “Andy Warhol: Prints, Polaroids, and Photographs from the Collection” is being featured now through Feb 3 in Gallery 6 at the The Weatherspoon Art Museum, located on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Andy Warhol explored the relationships among artistic expression, celebrity culture, and popular culture that […]


2018 Toronto International Film Festival sees Black films and artists thrive

November 9, 2018

Nearly 500,000 film lovers flocked to the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) screening more than 250 films from 80 countries. Artistry and diversity, the hallmarks of TIFF, were on view. Black artists, filmmakers and films were a key part of the soiree. Big budget movies, small indie films, documentaries and shorts filled out the […]


Movie Review: The Hate U Give

October 26, 2018

The phrase “The Hate U Give Little Infants F—s Everybody” gave the hip-hop group T-H-U-G-L-I-F-E its name. The sentiment from Tupac Shakur (and other group members, Big Syke, Stretch, Mopreme Shakur, The Rated R and Macadoshis) was that the kids you ignore or deride turn into young people who will be a stone in your […]


A&T Theatre Program opens season with Ruined

October 5, 2018

From Lynn Nottage, the Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright comes this haunting, probing work about the resilience of the human spirit during times of war. Set in a small mining town in the Democratic Republic of Congo, this powerful play follows Mama Nadi, a shrewd businesswoman who runs a brothel in a land torn apart by civil […]


Book Review: So Tall Within

September 28, 2018

You can walk. That’s what Mom said when you wanted her to take you somewhere this summer. What’s wrong with your feet, she asked, are your shoes broken? So you hoofed it everywhere, and that’s what changed your summer. In the new book “So Tall Within” by Gary D. Schmidt, illustrated by Daniel Minter, walking […]


2018 NC FolkFest Recap

September 13, 2018

The 2018 North Carolina Folk Festival kicked off on Friday evening in Downtown Greensboro. The three-day festival lasted September 7 through 9 where crowds enjoyed more than 30 musical performances, dancing, storytelling, and art on seven different stages. Festival goers enjoyed traditional festival cuisine, as well as regional dishes and food from other countries. Handmade […]


NC FolkFest 2018

September 7, 2018

The 2018 North Carolina Folk Festival is a free admission, three-day weekend celebration of America’s roots and heritage in downtown Greensboro, Friday, Sept 7 to Sunday, Sept. 9. “In this transition from the National to the North Carolina Folk Festival, we have a great opportunity to shine an even brighter light on the homegrown talent […]


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