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North Carolina Native and N.C.A&T graduate, Lorey Hayes, stars in film Dignity at 2022 National Black Theater Festival
August 5, 2022

Lorey Hayes, North Carolina A&T State University’s first theater major, mentored by the late professor, Dr. John Marshall Kilimanjaro, is once again represented at the National Black Theater Festival appearing with Tom Katsis in the film Dignity. The film Dignity, written, directed and produced by Pat Battistini, stars Lorey Hayes (Anna) and Tom Katsis as […]

Eastern Music Festival presents: The Euphonium-Tuba Institute with The North Carolina Brass Band
July 1, 2022

Eastern Music Festival (EMF), Greensboro’s nationally recognized classical music festival and summer educational program, will feature a signature performance on Wednesday, July 6th, in Dana Auditorium at Guilford College, in dedication to the memory of EMF board member and Greensboro local, Dr. Dennis W. AsKew. Dennis AsKew was well-loved by students and faculty at UNC-Greensboro, […]

Movie Review: Hustle
June 24, 2022

When comic actor Adam Sandler took on the challenging role of a diamond dealer in the gritty riveting film Uncut Gems, he crossed a chasm. It was as if he’d put his past behind him and was determined to become a multifaceted actor. Hustle proves that point. Sandler doesn’t overdo the basketball scout character of […]

Movie Review: The Torch
June 16, 2022

“Before you leave, teach someone to drive.” That advice from a former boss at an auto shop best expresses blues legend Buddy Guy’s destiny. This is not the definitive Buddy Guy bio/doc. That distinction goes to Buddy Guy: The Blues Chase the Blues Away, which appeared on PBS in 2021. This nonfiction film has a […]

Greensboro Opera Youth Opera Camp Performance
June 10, 2022

Join the Greensboro Opera on Friday, June 17th at 2:00 pm at Mount Zion Baptist Church for a performance by the Greensboro Opera Youth Opera Camp. Campers will showcase all they have learned in the two-week opera camp, by presenting “Christmas Eve at Café Momus” from Act II of Puccini’s opera La bohème! Mount Zion […]

Dunleath Porchfest on Saturday

Residents of the Dunleath Historic Neighborhood will turn their porches into stages when it presents Dunleath Porchfest on Saturday, June 11 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Porchfest is a unique event in which neighbors offer their porches as performance venues, musicians offer to share their talents, and guests stroll from house to house enjoying […]

Movie Review – Top Gun: Maverick
June 3, 2022

Not sure what they paid Tom Cruise for making this Top Gun sequel. But whatever it was, it’s not enough. He carries this behemoth action/drama on his shoulders and well deserves a big pay day. Back in 1986, cadets at a U.S. Navy elite fighter pilot school were rivals competing for respect. One upstart stood […]

2022 Carolina Blues Festival
May 27, 2022

The longest-running Blues Festival in the Southeastern United States returned to Greensboro for the 36th year this past weekend with acts performing at LeBauer Park. The festival involved seven acts plus vendors, food and full bar service. Artist included: Castro Coleman a-k-a Mr. Sipp, “The Mississippi Blues Child;” Vanessa Collier, with soulful vocals, searing saxophone, […]

2nd Annual Nurses Ball
May 20, 2022

The Carolina Nurses League presented ‘A Red Carpet Affair’ featuring the 2nd Annual Nurses Ball on Saturday, May 14 at George K’s Banquet Hall on Cedar Fork Road in Greensboro. The Nurses Ball is held in conjunction with Celebrating National Nurses Week. The Carolina Nurses League’s mission is to foster relationships with nurses in all […]

Movie Review: The Northman
May 6, 2022

Hell hath no fury like a Nordic prince wronged. That’s the premise of this 10th century Scandinavian revenge allegory. Deceit, murder and vengeance rain down in torrents. Once upon a time, King Rørik of Denmark appointed two brothers, Horwedil and Fengo, as the rulers of the peninsula of Jutland. Horwedil slayed the King of Norway, […]

Student Art Showcase
April 29, 2022

Art students from Guilford and Forsyth counties won recognition for their work from U.S. Rep. Kathy Manning’s North Carolina’s Sixth Congressional District Art Competition. At a reception in Greensboro’s Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, First Place honors went to Abigail McCarthy, R.J. Reynolds High School, Winston-Salem, for “The Light at the End of […]

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom at NCA&TSU
April 22, 2022

North Carolina A&T State University and Paul Robeson Theatre present Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by August Wilson featuring Broadway actor and theatre alumna Jayne Trinette as Ma Rainey. Inspired by the real-life Mother of the Blues, Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by Pulitzer Prize-Winning playwright, August Wilson takes place in Chicago in 1927 […]

Globetrotters Dribble into Greensboro
April 14, 2022

The Harlem Globetrotters brought their signature ankle breaking moves and rim-rattling dunks to the Greensboro Coliseum on April 8 as part of its ‘Spread Game’ tour. The stop in Greensboro also gave a moment to honor Globetrotter legend and Greensboro native, Frederick “Curly” Neal. He grew up in Greensboro and graduated from Dudley High School. […]

Broadway’s Hamilton is here Meet actor Josh Tower
April 8, 2022

Hamilton: An American Musical is making a stop at Greensboro’s Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts from April 6-24 and cast member Josh Tower, says that the musical’s diverse casting is one thing that makes the production so groundbreaking. The critically acclaimed production is a sung-and-rapped-through musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda. It tells the story […]

Sweat: Powerful Realism, Humor and Heart on the Sprinkle Theatre Stage
April 1, 2022

The UNC Greensboro School of Theatre is proud to present Sweat, a play by Lynn Nottage with in-person performances April 1-2 at 7:30 p.m., April 3 at 2 p.m., and April 6-9 at 7:30 pm. Sweat dives into the lives of factory workers in Reading, Pennsylvania, as they grapple with issues related to economic insecurity, […]

Movie Review: The Batman
March 17, 2022

Crime is rampant in Gotham City. Murders. Manslaughter. Blood soaks the streets. Citizens live in terror and the police are stumped. On desperate nights a Batman signal lights up the sky and the caped man jumps into action, but even he can’t stem the tide: “It’s a big city. I can’t be everywhere.” The Dark […]

N.C. A&T’s Theatre Arts Program presents “A Night at the Living Museum: A Tour of Black History”
March 11, 2022

Beginning March 17, the Theatre Arts Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will present “A Night at the Living Museum: A Tour of Black History.” Audience members will take a living history tour led by a historical specialist and see living legends come to life whose contributions to society have shaped entertainment, […]

Black Films Thrive at Sundance Film Festival 2022
February 11, 2022

At the last minute, due to Omicron concerns, the 2022 Sundance Film Festival morphed from an in-person and virtual event to a purely digital experience. Thanks to streaming, Black filmmakers and Black films were on center stage all over the world. Check them out… Aftershock (★★★) According to WHO, the U.S. ranks 60th on the […]

A Hall of Fame Feast for Homegating Fans
February 4, 2022

(Family Features) Gathering your team to plan for a truly memorable game day at home starts with almost everyone’s favorite part of the festivities: the food. From meaty meals and zesty appetizers to sweet, long-lasting snacks, fuel your crowd with recipes that keep them coming back from kickoff to overtime. One superstar of the menu […]

Movie Review: The Tragedy of Macbeth
January 21, 2022

The Tragedy of Macbeth was theatrically released nationwide in 2021 and is now streaming on AppleTV+. Watch this work of art on a TV screen and you’ll likely agree that last year’s “Best Film” is this year’s masterpiece. Joel Coen (O, Brother, Where Art Thou) has created a magnum opus that sets a high bar […]


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