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Sony's next film will star Reverend Al Sharpton

By now most of America has at least heard of the racially charged email exchange between Sony executive Amy Pascal and Scott Rudin. The embarrassing exchange made public by hackers shows Pascal and Rudin mocking President Barack Obama's possible taste ...

The Social Whirl

With the fast approaching holidays the community whirls with parties, concerts, meetings and get togethers; activities for young and old. And we are blessed to have such wonderful choices yet are reminded of the reason we celebrate and pause to ...

Chatter That Matters

Residents and business owners were well represented at the Florida Department of Transportation’s State Road 7/US 441/NW 7th Avenue Corridor Study Public Workshop held last Thursday evening at the Joe Celestin Center in North Miami. Each workshop provides the community ...

Cirque Du Soleil's Amaluna, Body control

The circus that is Soleil has set up on the edge of Miami Gardens, next to Sun Life Stadium. Under the blue and yellow big top through Jan. 25 Cirque Du Soleil's "Amaluna," will amaze, startle, surprise and impress show-goers ...

II’ve Been Thinking What About You?

Lately my thoughts have been all over the place; here are a few examples. To start with, many people as well as President Barack Obama have suggested that police officers wear body cameras to record their interactions with citizens and ...

Lifestyle Happenings

BTW Alumni Association, Inc. will meet on Thursday Dec. 18 at 6 p.m. in the BTW School cafeteria. Call 305-213-0188. The BTW Class of 1965 Inc. presents Christmas in the Bahamas Dance Friday Dec. 19, 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. ...

The Art of Life

The Art of Life photography exhibit features the photos of 25 students from Miami's Allapattah and Overtown- guided by award winning photojournalists Carl Juste and CW Griffin. The participating teens from these after school programs sponsored by Urgent Inc, Overtown ...

Hundreds celebrate the season with Holiday Jubilee

The sounds of the season permeated Overtown’s Historic Lyric Theater last Saturday, where hundreds were entertained and uplifted by some of Miami’s Black church choirs during The Miami Times’ Holiday Jubilee.

Bohemia room ends

Whether it was strong, punchy verbs popping over a microphone or smooth, sultry adjectives sending out stories of passion into the room, the Bohemia Room was the place for poets and listeners alike. Miami has become a notable city for ...

Sean Paul, Marcia Griffiths headline One Caribbean festival

Banking on its success with the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival that it has been organizing for 18 years, Art of Music Productions is launching One Caribbean Music & Art Festival in Broward. It resembles a lot of Caribbean festivals ...

II’ve Been Thinking What About You?

Marvin Gaye has a line in one of his songs that goes like this: “it makes me want to holler, throw up both my hands.” Well, he had to be singing about this grand jury decision that went down in ...

Nite Cap

On the morning of Dec. 4 at about 2:20 a.m. I could have lost my life for giving a homeless man a dollar. My would-be murderer wasn't the homeless man or his cohorts who asked me for help while parking ...

Chatter That Matters

Big hats are off to the Church Of God of Prophesy Miami No. 1, Bishop Noward E. C. Dean, pastor, Dr. Edwin Demeritte , assistant chairperson, Sister Elaine Evans, assistant chairperson and Bishop Timothy F. Davis, state overseer. They put ...

The Social Whirl

The weekend of December 5- 7 was filled with events that inspired and filled the spirit with the joys of the season. The Liberty Square Project Friends and Family,Inc. Banquet on Friday, Dec. 5 was one permeated with nostalgia and ...

The Sports Brothers

An interesting thing happened last week that went unnoticed. In the midst of the many protests that were occurring around the nation in response to the grand jury decisions involving the shooting of Mike Brown in Missouri and the choking ...

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