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Eleone Dance Theatre Inspires at Every Level

Lew Whittington | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts
Lew Whittington

At the Freedom Theater in North Philly, Eleone Dance Theatre presented two separate programs this month, the second concert, The Soul of Philadelphia commemorated the 15th anniversary of the co-directorship of Shawn-Lamere Williams and Dr. Sheila Ward.

This Is What Black Twitter Would Have Been Like 9 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 05.09.2014 | Black Voices

HuffPost turns 9 years old today! As we scratched our heads, thinking about what the world was like nine years ago, we were shocked when we realiz...

PHOTOS: 15 Stars Who Started Their Careers At The Apollo

Posted 02.10.2014 | Black Voices

The world famous Apollo Theater is an iconic landmark that has been credited with launching a plethora of black entertainers' careers through the year...

LISTEN: 21 Christmas Songs To Compliment Your Holiday Season

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Nothing gets us more in the holiday mood than our favorite yuletide tunes. From timeless classics such as Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas ...

Popcorn Preview: 20 Feet from Stardom

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: 20 Feet from Stardom (2013) Cast includes: Darlene Love, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill, Merry Clayton, Táta Vega, Mabel John, Gloria Jones, Claudia...

Twenty Feet From Stardom

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.12.2013 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

They can sing a joyful noise. In pitch-perfect harmony. Never missing a beat. Yet they rarely take center stage. Why? Background singers, are the unsung heroes of music.

PHOTOS: Who's The Most Powerful Singer Of All-Time?

Posted 10.08.2012 | Black Voices

The art of singing involves various assets that are vital not only in the recording studio, but also during live performances. Not to mention the imp...

A Real Renaissance Man: A Conversation With Musician, Composer, Producer and Recording Artist, Marcus Miller

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Dog Ears Music: Born in April Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.06.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Charles Mingus, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, Artur Schnabel, Bessie Smith and more.

Back to Tuskegee: A Conversation With Lionel Richie

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Lionel, how did you assemble your roster of country artists for your new album Tuskegee?

Valentine's Day Soundtrack: My Top 10 Love Songs of All Time

Nate Larson | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment
Nate Larson

Valentine's Day is much more than a celebration of love, it's a recognition of how music provides the soundtrack for life's most intimate moments. How many relationships begin and end with a song?

Meet The Beatles Again: A Conversation With Roberta Flack

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.06.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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From "Don't Mean Nothing" to "Dance With My Father": A Conversation With Richard Marx

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.30.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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It's Not Christmas Without Music

Nate Larson | Posted 02.09.2012 | Entertainment
Nate Larson

As my gift to you for the holidays, I've compiled a list of my all-time 10 favorite Christmas songs in hopes that they bring you as much joy as they bring me during this time of year.

Lady T and Me: Marie's Music Influenced Generations

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

I first found Teena in 1981, when I was a year out of high school. She was a little white girl from Venice Beach making all kinds of R&B, the first little red headed white girl to be signed by Motown Records in 1976 -- the woman that would become the Ivory Queen of Soul.

Trent Edwards out, Ryan Fitzpatrick in

Alyssa Jung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alyssa Jung

Finally, by the grace of something, Chan Gailey announced that Trent Edwards would spend some indefinite, quality time on the bench and Ryan Fitzpatrick would suit up and hit the turf in the hopes that he would actually throw the ball down the field.

"Who's Your Daddy!": A Playlist For Today's Rock & Roll Fathers

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Four talented dads in my neighborhood, men with distinguished credits in music, as well as film and television, have formed an acapella group that's fittingly called Who's Your Daddy!

Hamburger Heaven: A Taxonomy of the Different Species of Hamburger

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

Let's play culinary anthropologist and study the menu of the major species of burger.