My friend Alissa Bennett is a writer and a director at Team Gallery here in New York. I've known Alissa for about seven or eight years and she has alw...
When jazz music became popular, people said that it wasn't music. When rock and roll became popular, people said it wasn't music. When The Beatles came to America, people said it wasn't music. I think it's time that we stop considering songs "not music."
A Conversation with Narada Michael Walden Mike Ragogna: Narada, as The Beatles almost would say, "You say you want an Evolution. Well, you know, we...
Amy Impellizzeri is the author of Lemongrass Hope, a time traveling, fantasy romance that pits affairs of the heart against the heartstrings of mother...
The first act of Robert (Bootycandy) O'Hara's Barbecue consists of four scenes, two each in alternation, depicting a lower-class white family and a lower-class black family on what looks like a picnic in a shady Middle America forest preserve.
When we first met fresh-faced beauty Yaya DaCosta, who became the runner-up on Tyra Banks's America's Next Top Model back in 2004, it was clear then that it wasn't the last time we'd be seeing her long legs, lovely smile and fluffy Afro on small screens.
Many times as a kid I watched contestants as they were harshly critiqued on shows like "American Idol" or "America's Got Talent." This past Tuesday, I was the contestant.
It's been almost six months since the tragic discovery of Bobbi Kristina's body face down in a bathtub. After her family exhausted all hope for a miracle, Bobbi Kristina has now left this earth. No matter what the final cause of death, there is one constant-grief. Grief seemed to be a key factor in her senseless death.
Death at an early age is a tragedy especially if it could have been prevented. Whitney and Bobbi shared more than an umbilical connection. The two were linked through faith but faith alone could not save them.
Why has American Christianity become known for the pain it causes? Let American Christianity stop being known as a religion that hurts, as a faith focused on what we're against, and instead let them know we are Christians by our love.
As someone who has spent decades working in hospice care, it's hard to watch the judgements on the internet about Bobby Brown being demonized for having the audacity to work or have lunch while his daughter is in hospice.
James, a Grammy-winning mastering engineer, is used to listening to supersized speakers screaming at the top of their woofers and tweeters. Listening is the key word. James, barefoot and bearded, is all about the sound not the syllables.
Watched a snippet of Whitney -- the TV movie -- this weekend. The one directed by Angela Bassett. The fact that I only watched a snippet is the only "review" you need. It was just too Lifetime for me.
Our favorite voices of the '90s return with albums to remind us that soul still lives in R&B music.
A conversation with Barry Manilow.
Public grief is a powerful growth opportunity to enhance our own life. Grief is awful no matter what, but it's a part of life. Let's learn to do it better for ourselves and for the people we love. It's a little known key to peace and happiness.