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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 […]

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 […]


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