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Friday, January 21, 2022
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 […]

Movie Review: Swan Song
January 14, 2022

“I love you Cameron Tanner. Always have. Always will.” Most husbands adore their wives’ words of love. Cameron’s (Mahershala Ali, Moonlight) ambivalence stems from his secret, painful ordeal. He’s dying and his wife Poppy (Naomie Harris, Moonlight) doesn’t know it. Convulsions, blackouts, brain disease is draining the life out of him. Poppy has just emerged […]

New Year’s Celebrations
January 7, 2022

With temperatures hitting the 70s in December, people tired of being shut in the house ventured out around Greensboro to celebrate the new incoming year. Parties were held at various local hotspots such as Boston’s House of Jazz on Arnold Street; George K’s on Cedar Fork Drive; and at the Khalif Event Center on E. […]

N.C. A&T fashion design student helps create Urban Outfitters HBCU Collection
December 24, 2021

International lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters (UO) launched a historically Black college and university (HBCU) special capsule collection this week, with designs created with summer interns from selected HBCUs including North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. From concept to creation, students worked with the UO buying team to design a 24-piece apparel and lifestyle collection […]

A&T Gate City Alumni celebrate the holidays
December 17, 2021

The Gate City Alumni Chapter of North Carolina A&T State University hosted its annual Christmas Social on Friday, December 10, at the Barber Park Event Center in Greensboro. This year’s theme was “A Magical Night Holiday Masquerade Party.” Chapter members and guests from across the Triad dressed to impress as they enjoyed an evening of […]

Greensboro’s 2021 Holiday Parade
December 10, 2021

Disney princesses, giant floats, marching bands and the smell of fried sugary treats in the air signaled that Greensboro’s Annual Holiday Parade was back in full swing. Saturday’s sunny afternoon allowed spectators to once again enjoy a more than 40 year downtown tradition. The parade was held on December 4, after it was canceled last […]

Festival of Lights is bringing big cheer to downtown Greensboro
December 2, 2021

Ring in the holiday season at Downtown Greensboro Inc.’s (DGI) traditional Festival of Lights on Friday, Dec. 3. A part of Downtown in December presented by Allegacy, the public can expect an evening overflowing with live performances, delicious food, holiday shopping, a community sing-along and tree lighting, as well as other family-friendly activities to usher […]

Movie Review:The Harder They Fall
November 25, 2021

They’re roughriders. Badasses. Pistol packing outlaws blasting bullets. The setup for this shoot ’em up started with the 2013 short film They Die by Dawn, the brainchild of Jeymes Samuel, aka “The Bullitts.” He’s a British singer-songwriter, producer and writer/director who is also the brother of the Grammy Award-winning musician Seal. In the past, Samuel […]

Holiday Parade features 1aChord & Randolph Ross
November 19, 2021

Macy’s style balloons, professional floats, and live performance teams will once again move along the streets for Downtown Greensboro’s Holiday Parade on Dec 4th. The 40-year tradition, previously re-imagined as a drive-thru experience in 2020, will take place in-person from 12 noon to 2 p.m. starting at N. Greene Street and ending at E. Lindsay […]

NCCU Homecoming 2021
November 12, 2021

North Carolina Central University alumni and students returned to the yard this past weekend to celebrate the 2021 Ultimate Homecoming Experience, which included a week full of festivities from Sunday, Oct. 31 to Saturday, Nov. 6. Homecoming began with a gospel concert featuring Grammy Award-winning artists Le’Andria Johnson and Jonathan McReynolds who performed for the […]

Dia de Muertos at Casa Azul of Greensboro
November 5, 2021

Casa Azul of Greensboro, a Latin arts and culture organization, celebrated its 10th anniversary with the annual tradition of Dia de Muertos/Day of the Dead. In Mexico and Latin countries, the festive yet somber holiday is on or around November 2, when people remember and honor their deceased loved ones, usually visiting cemeteries. For the […]

The GHOE Step Show
October 23, 2021

One of the most anticipated events every N.C. A&T Homecoming is the Greek Step Show, a showcase of Greek unity, strolls and overall production. After the cancellation of homecoming in 2020 due to COVID-19, the Step Show entitled “Comeback Season” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, at the Greensboro Coliseum. Dating back […]

Gospel stars set to perform at GHOE Gospel Concert

Singing legends Fred Hammond and Hezekiah Walker headline the GHOE gospel concert Sunday, Oct. 31, at the Greensboro Coliseum. Other performers include Koryn Hawthorne and Anthony Brown. The N.C. A&T gospel choir is also set to perform. Fred Hammond is a Grammy Award Winning artist from Detroit, Michigan. He is known for his strong vocals […]

GHOE Fashion Show presents new artists and designers

North Carolina A&T State University’s Greatest Homecoming on Earth holds limitless opportunities at the fashion show. Students will have the chance to display their style along with local fashion artists and designers. Some 12 designers and 10 artists based in the Greensboro area and beyond are participating in the show during homecoming week. In the […]

Roddy Ricch Headlines Homecoming Concert

Grammy-Award-winning rapper Roddy Ricch is headlining this year’s homecoming concert. Other performances include rappers Moneybagg Yo, Flipp Dinero, and Erica Banks along with singer, Ty Dolla $ign. The last time a GHOE (Greatest Homecoming on Earth) concert was held was in 2019 and was headlined by Grammy-award-winning 21 Savage along with other performances from Stunna […]

UNCG presents, The Julies: Strindberg Remixed
October 15, 2021

UNC Greensboro School of Theatre will present The Julies: A Kinda Sorta Adaptation of Strindberg’s Miss Julie a play by Calley N. Anderson, with in-person shows on October 15-16 and 21-23 at 7:30 p.m., and October 17 and 24 at 2 p.m. On-demand streaming for The Julies will be available from November 4-6. The story […]

Cleavant Derricks brings The Wizard to Greensboro
October 8, 2021

Actor Cleavant Derricks is portraying one of the most notable characters in literary history. The Wizard, who was first introduced in the film “The Wizard of Oz” and then Broadway play, WICKED. After sitting down for a year, the actors are back on the road. They have already completed stays in Dallas and Los Angeles […]

Something ‘WICKED’ this way comes!
October 1, 2021

The Steven B. Tanger Performing Arts Center is gearing up to present its first Broadway play, WICKED. With opening day on October 6, it will run at the Tanger Center until October 24. The musical, which first premiered in 2003, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz, but from a different angle. Long […]

The Guilford Native American Pow Wow
September 23, 2021

The Guilford Native American Association held its 44th annual Pow Wow on September 17-19 at Country Park in Greensboro. Pow Wow is that time of year when Native Americans get together to dance, sing, visit with old friends and meet new ones. The event included a dance and drum competition, arts and crafts, and traditional […]

All African American artistic team produce THE COLOR PURPLE: the musical
August 20, 2021

Thirty-seven plays and musicals were scheduled to open on Broadway during the 2019-20 season. Of course, many of those productions — 16, all told — either didn’t open or were shut down in rehearsals due to the coronavirus pandemic. Out of 37 shows, only four were written by artists of color. Only one was written […]


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