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Dwight Brown | Posted 04.07.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Freetown doesn't tell its story with the eloquence and understatement of Abderrahmane Sissako's Timbuktu or the solid dramatic flourishes of Terry George's Hotel Rwanda. Still, the film depicts a part of African history that is worth knowing and sharing.

How Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins Continues to Evolve While Creating Platforms That Allow for Creative Freedom

Bessie A. Winn-Afeku | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku

I had the opportunity to catch up with Rodney Jerkins to talk more about some new things he is working on; specifically asking about what excites him most about releasing music this year through his company, Evolve Media Group.

Just Saying...

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.07.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


The Baby Sitter

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.06.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


B Is for...

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.05.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Astrologically Speaking...

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.04.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Detroit Horror Rap Group Twiztid Lets Their Universe Shine Through the Darkness

Kelly Frazier | Posted 04.03.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

When you follow a rap group like Twiztid for so long, you realize that for some artists, it isn't about if you like their new song, or how many albums they will sell the first week, or if this song will get radio play.

Sonny and...

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.03.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


New Bjork City

Salvatore Bono | Posted 04.02.2015 | New York
Salvatore Bono

After an unprecedented eight gigs scattered around New York City from Carnegie Hall to Brooklyn's Kings Theater to Manhattan's City Center for her closing nights, Vulnicura came to blossom.

Yo Ho Ho!

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.02.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


The Conversation

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.01.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Faith: 20 Years Strong

Kelsey Minor | Posted 04.01.2015 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

When you look up the word 'Incomparable' it means "unable to be compared.' It's also the name of the newest album from Faith Evans. The R&B singer from New Jersey has a music career spanning 20 years.

'Furious 7'

Dwight Brown | Posted 03.31.2015 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

Can't say this is the best film of the franchise, because so many of them have been excellent. But it's easily the most daring. Fasten your seat belts and test the airbags. This one accelerates real fast.

What Was it Like to be a Guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show?

Quora | Posted 03.31.2015 | Good News

Being on Oprah was like entering Fort Knox yet with a slight twist of being questioned by the FBI. Oprah herself was lovely, brilliant and much shorter than I expected. She was very pleasant and engaging although the interaction was brief.

Newsies High Kicks Pantages in to Musical Theatre Season

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.05.2015 | Los Angeles
Charles Karel Bouley

"This play is so...Disney..." my friend Steve Cabral turned and said to me as we attended opening night as the musical theatre season kicked off at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, CA.

Wild One

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.30.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Hip Hop Artist Earl Sweatshirt is a Voice for the Youth in America on New Album and is set to Play at Saint Andrews Hall in Detroit

Kelly Frazier | Posted 03.28.2015 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Earl Sweatshirt came about the hip hop world through the Odd Future crew, and he's arguably the most talented emcee out of the collective along with Tyler, The Creator.

Hasty Pudding

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.28.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Looking Being Canceled Is a Loss for the Gay Community

Michael Restiano | Posted 03.27.2015 | Gay Voices
Michael Restiano

I love RuPaul's Drag Race and Modern Family as much as the next gay viewer. But let's be real here: these shows exist to make us smile and laugh. They do not ask us to critically examine our bodies, existence and behaviors.

What Are The TL;DR Versions Of Shakespeare Plays?

Quora | Posted 03.30.2015 | Arts

Antony and Cleopatra: Pretending to be dead to make your lover sorry doesn't work.

See Who's in the Final Four of Historic Bars

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 03.27.2015 | Taste
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Our Final Four are colorful and crazy, wild and welcoming -- everything a great bar should be.

Misty Memories

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.27.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Louise Brooks Returns to Detroit in Pandora's Box

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 03.26.2015 | Detroit
Thomas Gladysz

On March 28th, the Redford Theatre in Detroit is set to screen Pandora's Box, the 1929 silent film starring screen legend Louise Brooks. For Metro Detroiters, it's a special opportunity to see one of the great films of the silent era on the big screen of a restored 1928 theater.

America's First Theme Park Fetes Its Berried Past

Annabel Osberg | Posted 03.26.2015 | Los Angeles
Annabel Osberg

Entertainment abounds in Southern California; whereas agriculture is scarce, so we crave the pastoral idea of it. With the Boysenberry Festival, the relationship between agriculture and amusement has come full circle at Knott's.

10 Utterly Impossible April Fool's Day Headlines

James Napoli | Posted 03.26.2015 | Comedy
James Napoli

Since the Internet provides very few ways to trick you into thinking that your shoelace is untied, I thought it far more convenient to trick you into thinking the following ten headlines somehow represented reality.