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Thinking Outside the (White) Box

Virginia Broersma | Posted 11.02.2014 | Arts
Virginia Broersma

It is worth breaking out the map and heading to Thinhstudio in Hawthorne on September 6th for a one-night exhibition/cultural happening/artistic hangout.

Farewell To Things Remembered

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 02.26.2014 | Los Angeles
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

I grew up around the LAX area, a zone divided between the South Bay and the Westside. Over the course of my life, I have witnessed many changes to my stomping ground.

Falling for Vanessa Bell Calloway At ABFF

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 09.30.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

When I met Vanessa Bell Calloway, I wanted to give her a standing ovation. She is an extraordinary actress, dancer, philanthropist, motivator, mentor, wife, and mother.

More Bad News For Jada Pinkett Smith

Posted 11.02.2011 | Entertainment

Hasn't been a good two weeks for Jada Pinkett Smith. Last week, the actress/metal singer had to fend off a report that she and husband Will Smith w...

Jada Pinkett Smith Talks Marc Anthony TV Love Triangle, Rocking With Willow

Posted 08.15.2011 | Entertainment

Actress, producer, writer, singer, mother. The jobs of five different women? Well, yes. But it's also the resume of just one Jada Pinkett-Smith. Sm...

A Trio of Hits From TNT

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 08.14.2011 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

All three of these shows are worth watching. Falling Skies looks like it could be a major hit; Hawthorne seems to be finding its power in its various stories; Memphis Beat still has Jason Lee.

Will Smith Accused Of Meddling In Jada Pinkett Smith's Show | Gatecrasher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The TNT network boasts "We Know Drama," and the cast and crew on its hit show "HawthoRNe" can certainly attest to that. We hear there's trouble beh...

6 Natural Remedies That Really Work | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

"Practically all of the most widely used drugs have an herbal origin," Ulbricht says. "The number one OTC medication, aspirin, is a synthetic version ...

Large and in Charge

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

Whether you're colonizing natives in the New World or trying to keep women down without actually having to do anything, it's always good to make the people you control feel that everything is their idea.

Nurses on TV: HawthoRNe is Strong Stuff

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

I'm delighted to see that the new TV series HawthoRNe avoids most of the media stereotypes of nursing, portraying a nurse character that is strong, determined, smart and assertive.

TV Nursing Dramas: Nurse Jackie Needs Healing, Hawthorne Offers Hope

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Two TV nursing dramas debut next month. Only one seems to have potential to represent the real lives of nurses.