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Easy shopping for ingredients

Between writing for this column, my recipe blog and my work as a caterer and specialty chef, I do a lot of cooking, and all that cooking requires a variety of ingredients. Thankfully, in Miami I have the luxury of ...

The Hollywood diversity fix is work in progress

There’s nothing new about #OscarsSoWhite. Once upon a time, Hollywood’s diversity battle stretched as far as The White House. For the second year in a row, there were no people of color nominated for Oscars in any acting category. In ...

The Social Whirl

Our Black History never ends. Such notable events that need to be shared and blended as we also celebrate Black women of all ages during Women’s History Month. The Women in Service to Humanity (W.I.S.H.) Foundation and Alpha Kappa Alpha ...

Chatter that Matters

In observation of Black History Month, the theme “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories” served as a concrete testimony to the enduring spirit of an iconic, proud institution of learning. The Booker T. Washington Alumni Association Inc., led by ...

Lifestyle Happenings

Jabberwock comes to The Historic Lyric Theater on Saturday, March 12 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. BTW Alumni Association Inc./ BTW Foundation Inc. presents Acapella Gospel Concert on Saturday, March 12 at 6 p.m. in the school auditorium. Call ...

Beyoncé bothers the boys in blue

Queen of Pop, Queen Bee, Bey, Miss Carter, or however you call her, Beyoncé has been a part of our lives for almost two decades, and she has never shied away from speaking her mind on political issues. She helped ...

Haitian dance troupe returns to Adrienne Arsht

A Haitian dance studio that literally rose from the ashes of the 2010 earthquake will perform this Thursday and Friday at the Adrienne Arsht Center of Miami-Dade County. Ayikodans, pronounced eye-e-ko-dance, is Haitian’s best dance troupe but it was “on ...

Looking for next generation of the Highwaymen painters

Kelvin Hair, a second generation Highwaymen artist, and son of one of the most famous of the original Highwaymen, Alfred Hair, will be hosting an opening reception, a series of exhibits, shows and workshops, in Fort Lauderdale the first weekend ...

Motown: The Musical

Musicals can be an underappreciated form of entertainment. National interest recently has sparked with the live broadcast of “The Wiz” last year and the recent broadcast of “Grease” last month. South Florida residents are able to see another significant musical ...

Cooking with Chef Sian

Hello Miami. If you missed the Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association (GSCBWLA) Soul Food Cook-Off this past Saturday at the Coconut Grove Gallery and Interiors, you missed a wonderful evening of music, art and food. My evening was ...

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 ...

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 ...