Art of the City: Block Party Kicks Off Quarterly Festival in Lauderdale Lakes

May 30, 2019 Carma Henry 0

      The first edition of Art of the City: Block Party will be headlined by LaVie, a South Florida born songstress who is known for her sultry vocals and rapturous personality. The event will feature live performances throughout the evening by musicians, vocalists, emcees, poets and dancers such as the high-powered Elements the Brand, dynamic vocalist Carolena and Epiphany, an amazingly gifted poet. […]

Culturefest Connects the Black Diaspora with an International Music Fest

May 29, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     Scheduled to launch June 8 at the National Harbor, from 1–9 p.m., Culturefest features international artists, including Reggae icons Aidonia; Romain Virgo & The Unit Band; Tanto Metro and Devonte; and SOCA superstars Patrice Roberts; Skinny Fabulous; and Afrobeat legend Timaya and the image band. Culturefest’s Co-founder Freka Scott says, “This one, will be one for the books.” […]

Lorraine Toussaint: Veteran Actress Talks ‘The Village’ and Brooklyn

April 24, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     “You know, there’s a point in your career where you take whatever you can get. And then, early on in my career, I realized, oh, I don’t want to do that. I actually want to do certain kinds of roles,” says the Trinidadian born actress. “You then begin to be brave enough to begin to say no to certain things. And then there comes a time, when you reach a point in your career where you intuitively choose certain kinds of work. I’m so pleased to be at that point and that I’m still relevant,” she adds. […]

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