“King Hedley II,” as presented by the Lower Bottom Playaz, is a must-see to understand the many social problems and generational barriers that play a part in the lives of our families.
Noah Griffin, founder and artistic director of the Cole Porter Society, brought the American composer and songwriter Cole Porter to life when he presented a program recently at the Commonwealth Club of California.
Veteran R&B singer-songwriter Sugar Pie DeSanto wowed the crowd at the Poretta Soul Festival in Italy last month with renditions of her 1960s hits, “I Want to Know” and “Skip-In Mules” among other songs.
Although singer Denise Perrier was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, her music education didn’t really begin until she relocated to Oakland with her mother and older sister in 1945.
San Leandro will host a new Murder in the Library production on Friday, Sept. 4 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Main Library’s heater at 300 Estudillo Ave. in downtown San Leandro. [...]
A national hip hop competition, Jack’N for Beats, is searching for the hottest unsigned MC to crown as this year’s winner with a $10,000 grand prize and studio session with hip hop mogul and [...]
Dorothy Morrison, whose spirit-filled contralto lead vocals sparked the 1969 hit “Oh Happy Day” by the Edwin Hawkins Singers, sat in a semicircle last Thursday rehearsing “America the Beautiful,” “God Bless America” and other patriotic [...]
By Brian Joseph Donovan The Positive Network Group, LLC (TPNG) and HAVEN, headquartered in Oakland with media divisions in Internet radio and television, is collaborating with the Post News Group to launch “Down [...]
Brother Will is an individual who has been through a lot, but will not let anything deter him from moving forward. As a former Howard University student and also a club promoter during his [...]
The San Francisco Black Film Festival, completing its 17th year, featured nearly 100 films throughout the city last week. The festival showcased the work of dozens of emerging and established filmmakers, including “Beyond the [...]