July 27, 2011 • Khari Williams
Fire in Babylon recounts the transformation of the West Indies cricket team from "Calypso cricketers" to the most successful and feared outfit on the planet. The "Windies'" rise to invincibility, which began in the mid-1970s, was led by a fearsome foursome of fast bowlers, many of whom featured prominently in this 82-minute documentary.
June 29, 2011 • Breanna Chevolleau
Urban Gospel Fest in Miami, Florida was not only a celebration of a shunned musical genre, it was also a celebration of the cultural diversity home to South Florida. Festival goers took a journey from Miami to Dominican Republic to Trinidad and Tobago -- all through the expression of music.
June 29, 2011 • Tiffani Knowles
Besides music by DJ Rev Drizza, live performances by Tanisha Renee, Ishmael and Remyx'd, tasty Moroccan dishes, giveaways, speed networking and dancing, Fashion Fête promises to feature fashion show scenes highlighting some talented fashion designers from abroad.
June 16, 2011 • Tiffani Knowles
The first ever Urban Gospel Fest, slated for this Saturday in the parking lot of Oasis Church Miami - 12905 NE 8th Ave. in North Miami, Fl., aims to celebrate the Urban Gospel genre with a free outdoor community festival and high-energy block party. With a sizzling line up of diverse musical artists, it's going to be Miami's hottest summer attraction!
June 1, 2011 • Tiffani Knowles
Fashion Fête, a pre-Independence Day party at Le Souk Lounge and Restaurant, 510 LaGuardia Place, in Greenwich Village on June 30, 2011 will roll fashion, music and networking into one event -- sponsored in part by NEWD Magazine.
June 1, 2011 • Ana Guthrie
Columnist Ana Guthrie offers a gleaming review of Snitch, the second novel by Booker T. Mattison.
May 13, 2011 • Breanna Chevolleau
On April 30, Rockaz Movement reminded people what reggae music is all about with the free Miami Reggae Festival at Peacock Park in Coconut Grove, Florida designed to help solve hunger and homelessness in Miami-Dade County.
May 4, 2011 • Tasan Thompson
Music paints a picture of life. But, based on your walk of life, one style of music may paint a more accurate picture for you. The genre of Urban Gospel was birthed to paint the life of a kid growing up in hoods around the world. But, it's opponents have done everything short of squashing the genre redeemed from street life. And yet, it lives.
April 6, 2011 • Daisy Patino
In the theatrical production written by Celeste Bedford Walker and directed by Teddy Harrell, Jr., Camp Logan is the true face of a fascist and demeaning society in the 1900s.
March 16, 2011 • Ana Guthrie
Columnist Ana Guthrie gleans a teachable moment from hip hop's latest joint, "Price Tag."