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Florene Nichols Inner City Dance Company will hold three free introductory classical ballet technique workshops for Girls Ages 6-14 at Hadley Park. Classes will be held 5:30 - 7 p.m. October 1. Pre-registration required. Call 305-758-1577. childrendance@yahoo.com.

Community Fest celebrates Haitian culture

It’s the perfect place for a big party. A colorful mural of Haitian culture serves as a dramatic backdrop to an outdoor stage where artists and musicians can entertain spectators as they mingle in a grand courtyard surrounded by palm ...

The Sports Brothers

I’m not sure how one goes about firing one of their most loyal and best friends, but Al Golden better figure it out faster than Mark D’Onofrio can figure out that Nebraska is going to keep running the ball. It ...

Chatter That Matters

We proudly announce that the 2014-15 Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship Fund have awarded $442,000 in scholarships to 11 applicants. The 17-year partnership has allowed 399 master’s and doctoral business tuition awards to be granted to Blacks in South ...

HBCUX Classic Bahamaian Style

Only in the Bahamas can you find a college football game with a splash of carnival. Blue skies, beautiful beaches and the crystal clear waters of Nassau provided a picturesque backdrop for the inaugural HBCUX Classic last Saturday between the ...

Lifestyle Happenings

BTW Alumni Association Inc. will meet 6 p.m. Thu. Sept. 18 at the BTW High School Cafeteria. Call 305-213-0188. Booker T. Washington’s Class of 1965 Inc. will meet 3:30 p.m. Sat. Sept. 20 at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. ...

New PBS film unearths 'Birth of Miami Sound'

With notebooks of musical compositions and business savvy, recent college graduates Willie Clarke and Johnny Pearsall returned to the gritty, rhythmic neighborhoods of Black Miami inspired by the brassy beats of the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU). Their mission: ...

‘Lift Every Voice’ connects FMU to Black History

It was over a century ago that a chorus of 500 children performed a song to be heralded by generations of Blacks. The song, “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” indelibly connects Florida Memorial University (FMU) to the soundtrack of history. ...

Inventing the possible space

A new era is set to begin at North Miami’s Museum of Contemporary Art next week with the opening of an edgy new exhibit called Third Space: Inventing the Possible. The exhibit explores the challenges of the human condition, but ...

‘Jumped In’ A good book to pounce on

Television is not like life. OK, so you already know that. You’re well aware that situations don’t get wrapped up in 60 minutes or less, that hospitals aren’t like fraternities, and that nobody’s relatives are that weird.

Chatter That Matters

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson took the time to thank special people, such as Dr. Theron A. Clark, 5000 Role Models of Excellence program director, Rick Holton, president, and Role Model Paul Wilson. The Alpha Gamma chapter of Eta Phi Beta ...

Lifestyle Happenings

BTW Alumni Association Inc. will meet 6 p.m. Thu. Sept. 18 at the BTW High School Cafeteria. Call 305-213-0188. Booker T. Washington’s Class of 1965 Inc. will meet 3:30 p.m. Sat. Sept. 20 at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. ...

The Sports Brothers

NFL football returned this past weekend and there were some fantastic finishes all over the league. Even Miami Dolphins fans here in South Florida were treated to a rout of the hated New England Patriots. Everything was festive until this ...

In the spotlight

The inaugural Miami Urban Music and Film Festival (MUMFF) is preparing to shine the spotlight on South Florida and make an impressive debut with a lineup of events to cultivate a stronger and successful entertainment industry among urban producers.

Fun & learning

There is no better place to have a great, free time with the kids while learning about after-school enrichment activities, low-cost health insurance, services for children with special needs, and health and nutrition, than at The Children’s Trust Family Expo ...