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Movie Review: Creed lll
March 17, 2023

For a first-time director, actor Michael B. Jordan lands a solid punch. As soon as the bell rings, it’s on. Continuing a boxing movie franchise that started back in 1976, with the Oscar-winning film Rocky, and sustaining that winning spirit for 47+ years later is quite a responsibility. Filmmaker Ryan Coogler (Creed and Creed II) […]

N.C. A&T’s Theatre Arts Program Presents “Othello”
February 16, 2023

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Theatre Arts Program tackles one of Shakespeare’s most intimate family tragedies, Othello, beginning Feb. 23. The full title of the play is “The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice,” written by William Shakespeare in 1603. The production is a rare example of a dramatic work by Shakespeare […]

Movie review: Missing
February 10, 2023

Sometimes when mom and dad are away, the kids will play. But what happens when mom and dad don’t comeback. Then what? The writers and directors of this amazing, tech-savvy mystery thriller know how to cut things close. That’s because they were the editors on the cult classic Searching. Back in 2018, that taut dra/hor/mys […]

Downtown Greenway Freedom Cornerstone Dedication
February 3, 2023

The Downtown Greenway is pleased to invite the community to celebrate another milestone in the history of the Downtown Greenway. On Wednesday, February 8, at 4 p.m., a new major work of public art will be dedicated at the intersection of Murrow Boulevard and East Gate City Boulevard. This new work, Ascension, by artist Radcliffe […]

Bennett hosts alumna Benin Lemus for the virtual book launch
January 19, 2023

Bennett College alumna, Benin Lemus ‘94, takes a personal journey through grief and loss, gratitude and celebration in her debut poetry collection, Dreaming in Mourning. Bennett College will host a virtual launch of Lemus’ book on Thursday, January 26, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. eastern standard time. Lemus is a poet and an educator based […]

Kwanzaa Family Festival Brings People Together
January 6, 2023

With a clarion and joyous “how you doing?” call of “Habari Gani,” the equally robust response of “Kuumba” heralded Day 6 at the Kwanzaa Family Fest, in an engaging community celebration of the seven-day celebration of African American heritage and culture. Held in the social hall of Bethel AME Church, the Greensboro Kwanzaa Collective filled […]

10 Best Films of 2022 & Best of the Best
December 30, 2022

Call it a comeback! In 2022 the movie industry roared back with high-quality films, stellar performances and great artistry. For the record, movie theaters aren’t dead yet and streaming is a part of the equation and not the whole picture. These noteworthy films and artists will vie for awards in weeks to come. Check out […]

Movie Review: Avatar – The Way of Water
December 23, 2022

It’s more than you can possibly imagine. A fantasy world so vivid and real it commands your full attention for 3h 12m. And when it’s done, you’ll still want to linger in this heightened state of make believe. You’d think after creating The Terminator, Aliens, Titanic and the ground-breaking Avatar that writer/director James Cameron had […]

Movie Review: Strange World
December 15, 2022

These colors are so trippy—and even the trees are cool.” Sixteen-year-old Ethan (Jaboukie Young-White) voices the obvious. It’s what viewers will think upon seeing the wondrous visuals in this heartwarming ani/adv/fan/fam tale. Director Don Hall (Raya and the Last Dragon) and co-director/writer Qui Nguyen (writer on Raya and the Last Dragon) have magically created a […]

Movie Review: Black Panther Wakanda Forever
November 23, 2022

Wow! You’ll say that over and over again as this mind-blowing, superhero epic unfolds. Wow! The loss of King T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), aka Black Panther, weighs heavily on the people of Wakanda. More so on his sister Princess Shuri (Letitia Wright) and his mother Queen Ramonda (Angel Bassett). They try to move forward but are […]

Movie Review: Black Adam
November 11, 2022

Introducing DC comics latest crime combatant, Black Adam. His superhero traits are similar to Superman’s (flying, ultra-strength, etc.), but there are key differences. One has a pleasant personality and values human lives, and the other, an angry malcontent, doesn’t give a flying leap. One was born on Krypton and grew up on earth, which many […]

GHOE ‘We Gon’ Be Alright’ Gospel Concert
October 28, 2022

“We Gon’ Be Alright” Gospel Concert ends the glorious week of GHOE at 6 p.m. Sunday Oct. 30 at the Greensboro Coliseum. Tye Tribbett will be the headliner for the Gospel Concert, which is named after the single inspired by Kendrick Lamar. This will be Tribbett’s first headline GHOE performance and second Gospel Concert appearance […]

On Beat with the Blue and Gold Marching Machine

The N.C. A&T State University Marching band has been bringing smiles to the faces of Aggie students, alumni and the Greensboro community at large annually since 1918 when the band program began. One of the most well-known things about N.C. A&T is its show-stopping band performances. This band has the ability to sell-out crowds at […]

2022 Hip-Hop Concert might be the biggest one yet

GHOE is back! Lil Baby and Chlöe Bailey will be at the Greensboro Coliseum for N.C. A&T’s Hip-Hop Homecoming Concert on Saturday, October 29. Performances will also be by recording artists Nardo Wick and GloRilla. Domonique Jones, known as “Lil Baby,” is one the hottest artists of today’s music industry. He has transformed from being […]

The A&T Homecoming Parade is Back!

From Lindsay to Laurel Street, excited fans will line the streets as NC A&T’s Homecoming parade makes its way through the university’s campus for the first time in three years since the COVID-19 pandemic. As is tradition, the parade is led by The Blue and Gold Marching Machine, A&T’s very own marching band, Golden Delight […]

For Greeks, GHOE ‘Ain’t No Half Steppin’

Ten quick-stepping Greek Letter organizations will compete for gold medals Friday night at the Greensboro Coliseum. “Ain’t No Half Steppin” begins at 7 p.m. The crowd is sure to be entertained by comedian and Step Show host, Gerald Rankin Sr., popularly known by his Instagram name, Osama bin Drankin. Greek members and Aggie alumni from […]

Movie Review: José Feliciano: Behind This Guitar
October 21, 2022

He came before them… Before Jimi Hendrix and Whitney Houston took creative license with “The Star-Spangled Banner” and before Marc Anthony and Bad Bunny sang salsa and reggaeton, José Monserrate Feliciano Garcia blazed a path. And now this nostalgic scrapbook of his life catalogues his trials and triumphs. Born blind in 1945, he lived in […]

Movie Review: Till
October 14, 2022

Emmett Till, a Black teen, who was murdered by racists in Money, Mississippi on April 28th in 1955. Writer/director Chinonye Chukwu (Clemency), cowriters Michael Reilly and Keith Beauchamp (doc filmmaker of the award-winning The Untold Story of Emmett Till) recount this brutal crime largely from the mother’s point of view. A mom whose quest for […]

R.E.S.P.E.C.T comes to Steven Tanger Center
October 7, 2022

The Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts will be showing the musical production, R.E.S.P.E.C.T, a musical tribute to the late Aretha Franklin on Tuesday, October 11. Named after Aretha Franklin’s 1967 hit, R.E.S.P.E.C.T is an electrifying tribute celebrating the music of the legendary Aretha Franklin. Starring a live band and supreme vocalists, the concert […]

Rebellious to debut at Triad Stage
September 23, 2022

The Greensboro History Museum will host Bennett Belles who took part in the 1960 Sit-ins during a live History Notes podcast at 2 p.m., Sunday, September 25, at the Upstairs Cabaret, Triad Stage, 232 S. Elm St. History Notes is a technology-enriched educational resource, an innovative podcast series that connects past experiences with today’s learner. […]


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