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Mustard Greens and Pot Liquor Love

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 09.23.2014 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

The way to my heart is not fancy chocolates, furs, or diamonds. It is mustard greens and a glass of pot liquor.

Intelligence Having Fun: A Multi-Player Game to Re-Define Creativity

Frank Fitzpatrick | Posted 09.17.2014 | Education
Frank Fitzpatrick

I don't personally think video games will re-define creativity, but I do believe they can offer a whole new range of opportunities for people, especially those who might be intimidated or unengaged by more traditional pathways, to enjoy the experience of creative and musical expression.

Shocking News For Broadway Musical

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.15.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — The Broadway musical celebrating Duke Ellington's years at the Cotton Club nightclub in Harlem is dancing into history: It will play...

Disney's Fantasia at San Francisco Symphony

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 07.29.2014 | San Francisco
Thomas Gladysz

At the time of its release in 1940, one critic called Fantasia, the animated Disney film, "an ambitious orgy of color, sound, and imagination." More than just a motion picture masterpiece, it is a groundbreaking cinematic tone poem.

WHY Music: Creativity and Music - The Next Evolution

Frank Fitzpatrick | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact
Frank Fitzpatrick

We are clearly in good company when we speak to the necessity of fostering a child's creative development, and we embrace the essential role of music in cultivating that innate creative capacity within each of us.

On the "A" w/Souleo: After Deaths, Dianne Reeves Finds a Beautiful Life

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 04.16.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

On the surface the title of Dianne Reeves's new album, Beautiful Life seems straightforward enough, but it holds a deeper significance for the singer after experiencing two major deaths.

Theater: Cotton Club Reborn, Bawdy Burlesque, Magic Acts Refined

Michael Giltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

After several years of special engagements, After Midnight has opened on Broadway and it's exactly what you would expect and hope: a glittering revue filled with singing and dancing and beautiful, decorative women.

Fantasia Prepares For Broadway Under Watchful Eye

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.04.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- The first rehearsal of Fantasia Barrino's upcoming Broadway show was, to be fair, a little rough. No sooner had the "American Idol" and G...

Brennan Williams

Joe Talks 'Love & Sex' With Fantasia

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.28.2013 | Black Voices

As Black Music Month steadily comes to an end, multi-platinum selling singer, Joe is anticipating two milestones during the month of July by celebrat...

Fantasia Homeless?

Posted 05.02.2013 | Black Voices

While Fantasia is on pace to land her third top 10 album,"Side Effects Of You," this week, the “American Idol” winner has lost her battle to keep ...

NYC-ARTS Top Five | Munch & Warhol, Brave Writers and Fantasia Live

NYC-ARTS | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
NYC-ARTS

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. The NYC-ARTS top five is your cheat sheet to what's hot before it hits the radar. Get the top five in your inbox e...

Fantasia Returns With Fresh New Sound

AP | BIANCA ROACH | Posted 06.22.2013 | Black Voices

-- Fantasia, "Side Effects of You" (RCA Records) Fantasia's fourth album, "Side Effects of You," reminds us exactly why she captured our hearts to w...

WATCH: Fantasia On Loving Her Man The Right Way

| Posted 06.03.2013 | Miami

By Peter Bailey When love is distant, elusive from her grasp, Fantasia's yearning is fodder for chart-topping hits. So what happens when that vo...

Fantasia Releases New Video

madamenoire.com | Posted 03.05.2013 | Black Voices

After a rough couple of months that saw this American Idol winner battling folks over Instagram comments, Fantasia is finally back to focusing on her ...

PHOTOS: Fantasia Blasts JET Magazine Over This Cover...

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.22.2013 | Black Voices

Landing a major magazine cover is usually a good thing. However, Fantasia Barrino is fuming over her image gracing the cover of JET magazine's March i...

Fantasia Heads To The Super Bowl

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 01.14.2013 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS -- Add Grammy-winning R&B singer Fantasia to the growing list of musical acts heading to New Orleans Super Bowl weekend. Sherri Shepherd,...

Fantasia Announces Album Title, Release Date

Rap-Up | Posted 01.09.2013 | Black Voices

Fantasia is leaving the drama behind and focusing on the music in 2013. Nearly a decade after making her debut on “American Idol,” the R&B songstr...

Fantasia Responds To Anti-Gay Instagram Controversy

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Fantasia Barrino is clarifying her words after some perceived an Instagram comment she posted to be an anti-gay rant. The 28-year-old singer now s...

Fantasia Barrino Responds To Fans Angered By Gay Marriage Instagram

theclicker.today.com | Posted 03.04.2013 | Black Voices

"American Idol" season three winner Fantasia Barrino raised a few eyebrows with fans after posting a rant referencing the gay marriage and marijuana l...

Fantasia Barrino Posts Anti-Gay Instagram Rant?

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.31.2012 | Gay Voices

"American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino is angry that she is being "judged" in a world that has legalized same-sex marriage and marijuana. On Sunda...

Pianist András Schiff on the 'Bach Project in North America'

Sean Martinfield | Posted 12.16.2012 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

On Sunday, world renowned pianist András Schiff returns to San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall to play Book II of Johann Sebastian Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier.

The Best Classical Music Moments In Blockbusters

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 07.07.2012 | Home

Classical music forms the soundscape of many films -- think Strauss in Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey,” the blue diva in “The Fifth Element,...

PHOTOS: Fantasia Barrino Debuts A High-Slit Jumpsuit

Posted 05.24.2012 | Style

We hadn't heard from Fantasia Barrino in a while (not since her "the father of my child is still married to his ex" storyline, at least). But the "Ame...

The Fine Art of Imbuing Motion With Meaning

George Heymont | Posted 07.07.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

2012-05-07-Screenshot20120507at9.24.50AM.jpgOne of the greatest send-ups of ballet can be seen in Fantasia. With its chubby-chasing zeal, Disney's comic treatment of the Dance of the Hours never fails to elicit laughs.

WATCH: The 20 Most Innovative Animated Films

Posted 12.30.2011 | Arts

Animation has long experienced the stigma that it is a medium designed for children, yet examples can be seen that defy this classification. Many ...