| Dec 29, 2012
| 5:19 PM
With rapt attention, 4-year-old Alexis Gamble fixed her eyes on three teenage girls, bare-footed in vibrant-colored dresses, as they danced to traditional African beats on Saturday, the fourth day of Kwanzaa.
The Gamble family, of Owings Mills, lights...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon should not re-enter the political world. If not for a particularly egregious lapse of common sense (thieving gift cards intended for less fortunate people), people would very likely remember her in a more positive...
| Aug 14, 2013
It's not a typo: The South Central L.A. Tea Party exists, and Jesse Lee Peterson takes a bow for founding it. He's also president and founder of the 23-year-old black bootstraps group Brotherhood Organization of a New Destiny, or BOND, and serves as...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:39 PM
If you are a nut, then you may want to consider leaving town.
The holiday season is bringing several “Nutcracker” ballets to South Florida.
Here’s a roundup of 11 “Nutcrackers” you shouldn’t miss:
| Dec 1, 2013
| 8:36 AM
It really is the most wonderful time of the year: check your guest list twice, deck your halls and prepare to celebrate straight through to the New Year.
Whatever your holiday traditions — Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas — it's the...
| Nov 29, 2013
The Thanksgiving tables have been cleared. The leftovers are packed in the refrigerator. And party planners have turned their thoughts to the remaining days of Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year's celebrations.
But for many it's hard to give up...
| Nov 29, 2013
Some celebrate Christmas, some Hanukkah and some Kwanzaa, but to me the coming holiday time is potlatch season, and it's starting earlier every year.
A potlatch was a festival of the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest during which the host...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 11:54 AM
El Cascanueces ("The Nutcracker") es sinónimo con la Navidad, y aquí le presentamos algunas adaptaciones de esta obra clásica el sur de Florida.
MIAMI YOUTH BALLET
Versión coreografiada por Yanis Pikieris y Marielena Mencia para 100 bailadores...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:01 PM
On behalf of the Town of Bel Air and the Bel Air Downtown Alliance, I would like to thank the citizens of greater Bel Air for their attendance and enthusiasm at [Sunday's] Bel Air Main Street Christmas Parade and Shamrock Park Celebration.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:14 AM
For the first time in three years, the city of Glendale hosted a Christmas tree-lighting event in Parcher Plaza at City Hall.
While the city still erected a tree and decorated it in the past, tight budgeting prompted officials to nix the roughly $2,000...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:29 AM
The Hampton University Museum will host its annual Holiday and Kwanzaa Marketplace on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7.
The museum shop specializes in African and African-American art gifts, perfect for celebrating the Kwanzaa holiday. Gifts range...