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Annie, It’s a Hard Knock Life

If you love musicals with a twist of diversity, then today’s version of the popular American musical, Annie, is for you. Annie, It’s a Hard Knock Life, is based off the popular 1982 film, Annie, which was based off the ...

Top Five

Top Five is a romantic comedy, starring, written and directed by Chris Rock. The film features many talented comedians, actors and actresses; including Rosario Dawson, Cedric the Entertainer, Tracy Morgan, Gabrielle Union, Kevin Hart, J.B. Smoove, Sherri Shepherd and many ...

Gifting Christmas to local families

Mayor Pro Tem Tennel Atkins hosted the eighth annual Family Gifting Day on Dec. 8 as a part of his Home for the Holidays campaign, which helps families in District 8 provide their children with gifts for Christmas.

Holiday Diet Tips: Keep calories in check while enjoying the Season

As the seasons change we’re all tempted to indulge, but consuming all the extra calories added from sugar in those decadent sweets and savories can quickly add up to pounds on the scale!

On a high note: Size fabulous

This column is meant to give you a brief pause from all of the sensationalism and headaches of our everyday lives.

Forever – Home for the Holidays

Jennie, a mom who has two biological daughters of her own, has been waiting 19 months to adopt a young toddler named Elijah.

The Color Purple musical

“Now none of us know what the Lord’s got planned for us,” the preacher sang in “Mysteries Ways,” an early number of The Color Purple at The Music Hall at Fair Park on Nov. 22 and Nov. 23.

Moto Theatre WORKS comes to Dallas

Moto Theatre WORKS, initiated in 2007 in New York City by Kene Holliday, added its second location in Dallas during the spring. It takes pride in making sure all of its actors are well-rounded and extremely encourages literacy.

Thanksgiving is Served

Nothing pleases the senses like a home filled with family, friends and the welcoming aroma of a holiday meal. Whether you’re cooking up a full-menu feast from your own kitchen or you need a delicious idea or two to share ...

Toy company donate toys to underserved children

The holiday season is a time of family gatherings, football and endless servings of food. It’s also a time where people prepare themselves to score deals of discounted items from Black Friday sales and become pre-occupied with other customs. However, ...

Dinner tips for picky eaters

When it comes to promoting a healthy diet, it can be difficult to convince children to eat their fruits and vegetables

Dear White People

Racism is one of the most controversial topics in the United States. Though somewhere between the Civil Rights Movement and the election of America’s first Black president, a group of people have declared racism to be extinct, there are those ...

Harambee: Festival continues despites financial instability

The Harambee Festival is more than just a festival. For 40 years, the annual cultural event has provided a way for people to connect to their African culture and community.

Justin Simien: creator of Dear White People

Justin Simien, 31, is a Houston native and movie fan who finds direction and inspiration from directors like Stanley Kubrick and Ingmar Bergman. He is also the new, young director who has grabbed the baton that Spike Lee and John ...

Art Smith: Historic art collection of an African American jeweler

“From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith” is an exhibition of striking necklaces, rings and bracelets created by African American designer Art Smith.