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N.C. Korean Festival at Center City Park

May 2, 2019

Hundreds of people flocked to Center City Park in downtown Greensboro on Saturday, April 27 to celebrate and learn about Korean culture at the 2019 North Carolina Korean Festival. Hosted by the Korean-American Association of Greater Greensboro, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the park was full of people enjoying music, Korean games, art activities […]


Movie Review: Little

April 19, 2019

Little is a guilty pleasure. The guilt comes as you watch a 14-year-old actress (Marsai Martin, Black-ish) behaving like a lustful 38-year-old female who flirts with a middle school teacher. It’s kinda pervy. Or when an executive assistant (Issa Rae, HBO’s Insecure) points to her nether regions and gives a man a sexy stare. Fine […]


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 […]


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