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2016 Fantastic Voyage parties in PortMiami

Has anyone ever described for you what a Bon Voyage party on the Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage is like? No? Well that’s probably because you don’t describe a Fantastic Voyage party, you experience it. That’s exactly what thousands of first-time ...

Supa T Records latest Miami studio to launch

Maybach Music Group, We The Best Music Group, and Slip N Slide Records are three music labels that launched in Miami. Each one of these gave birth to a Miami-based artist that blew up to national fame like Rick Ross, ...

From kibbutz to kreyol

A beer-chilling breeze glides through 71st Street off Northwest Sixth Avenue. Black men with time-speckled beards gather under dry, coconut trees. A mini jitney squeezes down the narrow-waisted block as the dissonant melody of Haitian Kreyol and Jamaican patois crescendos ...

Lifestyle Happenings

The Miami-Dade National Pan Hellenic Council (NPHC) holds a Miami Greek Picnic on Saturday, April 30 from 12 to 5 p.m. at the Historic Virginia Key Beach. Visit MiamiGreekPicnic.EventBrite.com. Miami Northwester Class of 1966 will have their 50th reunion dance ...

The Social Whirl

“Shuffle Along” a 1921 musical which was one of the earliest stage hits that was written, directed and starred in by Blacks opened on Broadway April 28th and two young performers in the ensemble, Karissa Royster and Curtis Holland are ...

FMU shines at Sun Conference

The Florida Memorial University men's and women's track and field teams performed well at the Sun Conference Track and Field Championship in Miramar. The men finished in fifth place with 76 points and the women’s team came in fifth with ...

Competing for the gold

They journeyed to Pompano Beach for the Florida State High School Track and Field Region competition at Blanche Ely High School. The first four finishers in each event advanced to the finals at Bradenton IMG Academy on May 6 and ...

Soup: A dose of kindness

Recently, I received an urgent request from a friend who lives in Canada. She needed someone in Miami to take some food to a mutual friend who was ill and unable to fend for himself. Since I had just taken ...

Here comes ‘The Yard’

Three-time NAACP Image Award® winner and Writers Guild of America nominee, Felicia D. Henderson (“Soul Food,” “Gossip Girl,” “Everybody Hates Chris”), has received a greenlight for her BET Networks two-hour drama pilot, “The Yard.” Henderson is the creator of Showtime’s ...

‘Little Shaq Takes a Chance’ is definitely a fun read

“Here, try this.” Ugh. That’s advice you almost never take because you hate new things. You know what you like, you know what you don’t – and there are plenty of things that fall into the last category. But, as ...

The Social Whirl

Blessings and congratulations to The Most Reverend George Walter Sands who was given a 15th Anniversary celebration by parishioners, of St. Peter’s African Orthodox Cathedral on April 16th at Shula’s Hotel in Miami Lakes. Parishioners, friends and family were on ...

Chatter that Matters

In this week’s edition of Chatter, the music world mourns an icon. This past Thursday we lost Prince (born Prince Rogers Nelson). He was 57 years young. The legend was found unconscious in an elevator at his Paisley Park Compound. ...

Black Archives celebrates reopening of collection to public

The Black Archives announced the long-awaited reopening of its archival collection to the public since the relocation of the Archives from its previous home. For more than 30 years, the Archives were stored at the Joseph Caleb Center, but the ...

‘The Art of Championship’

The KROMA Art Gallery, located at 3628 Grand Ave. in Coconut Grove, will showcase the NBA “Legends of Basketball – We Made this Game,” a Miami Heat NBA collage series by Erika King, until May 13. King is also offering ...

Lady Bulls district champs

The Miami Northwestern Lady Bulls corralled the competition to capture the District 15-4A Track and Field Championship at Tropical Park last Thursday. It was yet another District title in a string of championships for the Lady Bulls under Coach Carmen ...

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