The smooth velvety voices of The Whispers will come back to the Bay Area Nov. 28 at Oakland’s Paramount Theater. Presented by Bay Area Productions, The Whispers’ “Home for the Holidays” concert will feature [...]
By Suzy Strutner, Huffington Post This holiday season, Starbucks is going Beast Mode with the arrival of a new special blended concoction that is the epic handiwork of Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn [...]
“Michael Brown is dead, and they still haven’t arrested that policeman,” Kim Nalley sings in anguished alto tones on “Ferguson Blues,” one of two original songs about the killing of African American teens on [...]
San Francisco, CA – Janet Jackson’s Unbreakable Tour rolled through the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium last night where the sold out went back down memory lane. The little girl we watched grow up on television [...]
Open mouth, insert foot. Maybe it doesn’t happen often, but there are times when you have a knack for saying what’s on your mind at precisely the wrong time.
For almost every day of your life, someone’s reminded you to share. Usually, it’s about sharing your toys but that’s not all. You share games, the sofa, your ideas, snacks, and any chore that [...]
Musician, composer, bandleader and educator Dr. Pascal Bokar Thiam has published a revised edition of the book, “From Timbuktu to the Mississippi Delta: How West African Standards of Aesthetics Shaped the Music of the [...]
Reeling on the huge success of her single “3xKrazy” this past year, songstress Netta Brielle has released a new project in which she shares her deepest emotions with fans.
Courtesy of the L.A. Philharmonic At the age of 70, with more than a half-century of innovation behind him, Chucho Valdés would be forgiven if he chose to sit back and relax.
Blues pianist Katie Webster contributed to countless records by the likes of Slim Harpo, Lazy Lester and Lightnin’ Slim, and recorded some of her own featuring her robust contralto pipes.