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Soul Food Cooking

This weekend, instead of cooking, join me for the first Gwen S. Cherry Soul Food Cook-off at the Coconut Grove Gallery and Interiors 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30. The Soul Food Cook-off, organized and hosted by the Gwen S. Cherry ...

Celebrating the good life with Patti LaBelle and Ashleigh Smith

The legendary Patti LaBelle will take the stage 8 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County as part of its Black History Month celebrations. The Larry Rosen Jazz Roots Series brings LaBelle ...

Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Awards honor TV’s best

Steve Harvey, host of “Family Feud,” and Quincy Jones, multi-media entrepreneur, were two of this year’s honorees at the NATPE’s 13th annual Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Awards reception. The award ceremony took place on Wednesday, Jan. 20, at the Fontainebleau Resort ...

Students learn how to be accountable for success

Shanteria Johnson headed to the office to get paperwork that would free her from a five-day suspension at the 500 Role Models’ Success Center site and back to her regular classroom and friends. “This place is okay, but I’m ready ...

The Social Whirl

Relaxing and enjoying fellowship after the holiday “hectics”, members of Just Us were hosted by Cynthia Mitchell Clarke at Shula’s in Miami Lakes with Happy New Year toasts, conversation and laughter. Enjoying the meeting were: LaVon Moore, Juanita Miller, Emma ...

Chatter that Matters

A unique story about an exhibit Club Room rental agreement at 2800 NW 43 Terrace along with a form making the program for usage under HHH-Hampton. Historical House name, address, organizational and signatures. For those who can handle the opportunity ...

Lifestyle Happenings

Women in Transition of South Florida resumes its Basic Computer Skills class for women ages 18 and up. Registration and Orientation is Tuesday, February 2, call 786-477-8548. ASCENT: Black Women’s Expressions Art Exhibition, Feb. 4 – March 4 at Cotilla ...

B-CU’s Quentin Williams signs professional contract

Redshirt senior quarterback Quentin Williams from Bethune-Cookman University capped off a successful week on Friday, Jan. 22, signing a professional contract with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Williams recently competed in the inaugural Tropic Bowl in ...

Peace Rally Jam to take place Friday

SBC Community Development Corp. and Second Baptist Church are pleased to present the 2016 Peace Rally Jam: Our Youth Can Save the World from 6-10:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, on the campus of Second Baptist Church, 11111 Pinkston Dr., in ...

Will Beckham name team to honor community?

Major League Soccer may come to Miami's Black community, thanks to David Beckham, one of the most famous players in soccer history. Right in the heart of Overtown, Miami's historic beacon for Black history and culture, a soccer stadium may ...

Zo’s Winter Groove a success

Hundreds celebrated the Martin Luther King holiday weekend by attending Zo’s Winter Groove from Friday, Jan. 15, to Monday, Jan. 18. Activities took place in Miramar, downtown Miami and Aventura and included: a youth summit hosted by Florida Memorial University; ...

Sailing into 2016

Named the Cruise Capital of the World, Greater Miami and The Beaches is kicking off 2016 with its third annual Miami Cruise Month to coincide with WAVE season. WAVE season is when the cruise lines offer discounts and specials even ...

MLK Day of Service at Brownsville Middle School

On Saturday, Jan. 16, members of the Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel law firm collaborated with Florida International University and community partners to organize beautification and landscaping projects at its adopted Brownsville Middle School, 4899 NW 24th Ave., in Liberty City. ...

Simply Simone – The Music of Nina Simone

The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center (AHCAC) will present “Simply Simone-the Music of Nina Simone” an electric new revue based on the turbulent life and rich legacy of this American music icon opening on Friday, Feb. 19. The musical features, ...

Chatter that Matters

Introduction of founder Dr. Enid C. Pinkney whose position is to cultivate The Historic Hampton House for the new jewel of Black Miami as a world class culture center . What is envisioned as the Historical Hampton House’s primary purpose ...