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  • Celebrate Black History

    The month of February recognizes the history of African Americans in America. Black History Month began in 1926 when Dr. Carter Woodson let a crusade to not only recognize black history, but bring it into the mainstream's consciousness. Celebrating Black History Month is easy in our area, with many events offerend from Palm Beach to Miami-Dade Counties.
  • Old Town School rolls out historic song archive

    Old Town School rolls out historic song archive
    The Old Town School of Folk Music has had a lot of legendary and influential artists pass through its doors during its 55 years, and many of them have been documented on recordings that up until now have been available only to the school’s music...

    DeLois Barrett Campbell dies at 85; gospel soprano

    DeLois Barrett Campbell dies at 85; gospel soprano
    She was the mightiest voice of the greatest female trio in gospel. And if she had wished it, Chicagoan DeLois Barrett Campbell surely could have been a far bigger star singing solo in jazz, blues, pop, Broadway, you name it. But Campbell and her...

    Last Stand for Lionel Batiste

    Last Stand for Lionel Batiste
    Fans of New Orleans Jazz man Lionel Batiste said goodbye at his viewing this afternoon but they didn't lean over his casket to get a final look.  Batiste was standing up for the viewing at Charbonnet-Labat-Glapion Funeral home in Treme. Louis Charbonnet...

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum announces 'Women Who Rock' exhibit

     
    Starting May 13, women armed with pipes and axes (the vocal and guitar kinds, of course) will take over the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland. Get ready for willful sopranos, juke-joint mamas, girl-group cuties, gritty...