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‘Sun Splashed’ illuminates PAMM

Emerging as part of a generation of Black artists in the early ‘90s who interrogated the intersections of art, identity formation and political representation, Nari Ward’s practice of the last 20 years is defined by his use of found objects ...

MC Lyte brings Wealth Experience to South Florida

Hip Hop Sisters Foundation will host its first W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience conference. The W.E.A.L.T.H. Experience, presented by Prudential, will be held Jan. 2-5, at 1 Hotel, located at 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach.

Films, TV dominate 2015

Television and the big screen dominated entertainment news in 2015. As of press time Tuesday, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” had topped the $1 billon mark in ticket sales. “Empire” returned and dominated its time slot and Starz had its ...

Funkfest: Miramar hosts throwback

On Jan. 1, South Florida residents will be able to ring in the new year with classic songs from old school artists.

The best films of 2015

Movies have become a great comfort in what has been a tumultuous year. They’ve entertained us. Made us laugh, feel courageous, scared, romantic and educated us too. It’s a perfect time to reflect on the films, performances and Black artists ...

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Bayfront Park

On Thursday, December 31, 2015, the annual New Year’s Eve Celebration will be held at Bayfront Park, located at 301 North Biscayne Blvd.

12 Songs of Black Christmas

For decades, artists have headlined Christmas with songs about Black life, holiday traditions, lovers and dreams. Whether it's the 1970's “The Temptations Christmas Card" or saxophonist Kenny G's "Miracles: The Holiday Album," these records don't get played until this special ...

The Weeknd takes Miami

Black and leather is the best description of the wardrobe most South Florida residents wore to the AmericanAirlines Arena on Dec. 19 to see Canadian R&B singer, The Weeknd. Attendees filled the nearly 20,000-seat arena to capacity for his last ...

Lifestyle Happenings

Inner City Children’s Touring Dance will have free Introductory Classical Ballet Workshops for girls ages 6-8 and 9-12 on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Call 305-758-1577 or visit www.childrendance.net. Sisters Empowerment Circle invites ladies 45 and over with an interest in ...

Beverly Johnson: ‘The Face That Changed It All’

Former supermodel, current actress, author and entrepreneur Beverly Johnson was the keynote speaker at the Dec. 7 Women of Color “Advocates for Change” forum at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC), located on Sistrunk Boulevard in Fort ...

‘Alex Haley and the Books That Changed a Nation’

The gardening catalogs started arriving this week – right on time. In the gray of winter, they represent so much promise, whether you have six acres or six inches of dirt. This time of year, it’s fun to imagine what ...

Exploring Grand Cayman

Grand Cayman makes a lovely anomaly. The island offers stunning experiences with wild life and nature, but still gives the “feeling” of an island vacation. You see, in between the only on-the-island excursions of visits to a turtle farm or ...

‘The Force Awakens’ sells out, breaks records

In January 2013, the announcement that J.J. Abrams was directing the next Star Wars movie had fans of the series excited for the next chapter. Three years later, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” is releasing on Dec. 18.

Nicole Henry to perform in annual winter concert

It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas. Jazz recording artist Nicole Henry will perform holiday classics at the Third Annual Winter Concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Miami Beach Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Rd. A reception ...

Art Basel goes 'Black' local

Each and every year I've intentionally boycotted Art Basel Miami Beach. As I saw it, the idea of million dollar art pieces and the rich enthusiasts who crave them strutting around Miami's predominantly Black and impoverished neighborhoods reeked of hypocrisy.