Hollywood has decided that they, alone, will define and explain MJ's blackness in a way that is comfortable for them and concealing the truth about who he really was. So, who was Michael Jackson?
As I move forward I will remember when I wake what Bowie said in 1993, Each day is a jewel, and we can't take any of it for granted.
It says enough that Beverly Hills pop artist Brandon "B." Howard has just released a single that's in the top 20 on Billboard magazine's dance song ch...
A: I went up to Paisley Park to jam with Prince. At the time, there was no real plan to make a record. But then I played him some of my songs and we began working on arrangements. Both of us were so excited about how great the arrangements sounded!
Mateik, whose ongoing project There's No Place will be featured at Brooklyn's Morbid Anatomy Museum on Friday, November 13th, is interested in what's unexpectedly, expansively queer about such "gay icons" as Garland, Diana Ross, and Billie Jean King, among a whole host of others.
As a major fan of all things Halloween, there is a lot to celebrate about living in Los Angeles in October: zombie-filled mazes, transformed theme parks and an abundance of creepy live shows.
It's especially lovely when the dance community can gather together and applaud each other's efforts. Such is the environment at the Bessie's, dance's version of the Academy Awards or the Tony's. This year, the 31st-annual ceremony took place at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, with its iconic neon-red sign.
The clear and simple truth is that Airbnb has drifted very far from its origins, and is no longer simply a platform of "regular people" hosts. It has morphed into a giant loophole for professional real estate operatives.
In 1992, following the production of his music video for Remember the Time in which he appeared as an entertainer for a pharaoh, Michael Jackson went on a tour of Africa, starting in Gabon. The Ambassador to Gabon, Keith L. Wauchope, recalls the time he had this brush with the King in an interview with ADST in 2002.
To extract a linear history of the Vagabond Hearts is nearly impossible, as evidenced in the above documented conversation. Not that it matters. As far as they recall, their first performance occurred at the home of May Pang -- the jam sessions held at her soirees are legendary.
I did it! The "Dreaded Colonoscopy." Only it wasn't so dreaded. It was easy. Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy. (Literally "lemon squeezy.")
"I am not a singer/singer. I'm not an actor/actor. I'm a singer/actor who is performing his own fantasy." Thus is the mission statement of Kuba Ka, the Hollywood media-anointed "God of Pop."
In May 2009, while doing my hair in the bathroom mirror, I noticed a dime-sized white spot on my elbow. I studied it for some time, moving my arm at...
The events of the past several weeks, including Charleston and here in the Dallas area, represent an unparalleled opportunity for us. A gift, even. A gift of reflection. A gift of looking in the mirror.
"Use your life as a class." That is what Oprah's Master Class is about, what arrived to it's fourth season last year. They started the new season with...
What do Adele, Foster The People, Hozier, Norah Jones, Arcade Fire, Lorde, Beck, Coldplay, The Black Keys and Sia all have in common?