J.J. Hairston to back Miss Piggy on Thankgiving

J.J. Hairston & the tenors from Youthful Praise will back Miss Piggy on a classic holiday song on the network TV special “Lady Gaga and the Muppets’ Holiday Spectacular” that airs on Thanksgiving evening, Nov. 28 at 9:30 p.m. EST ...

Mamet pushes buttons with “Race” play

Mamet’s wicked and scathing courtroom comedy makes its Virginia premiere. With his trademark verbal pyrotechnics, Mamet unleashes two attorneys (Maupin and Hopkins) and the firm’s young associate (Lewis) as they scramble to decide if they want to represent a wealthy ...

A sassy guide to helps women move past mistakes

Lock, a mother of five and a wife who assists her husband in the business aspects of running Unity Gospel House of Prayer (UGHOP), in Milwaukee, says that if you’ve ever done anything you’re not proud of, this book is ...

No place for race: Making leadership accountable

It's a fact that 94% of black people are killed by black people, but what is being done about this? Nothing – only finger pointing and accusations stemming from things that happened more than 40 years ago.

Author on why marriage is not an option for black women

Maria Brinson-Sampson, an attorney, marriage consultant and author of "I Am The Marrying Kind: A Guide to Getting Married, Staying Married and Being Happily Married" notes that 70 percent of black women are not married and that infidelity in black ...

City's “Imagine Festival” to celebrate diversity

The 9th annual Imagine Festival, set for Oct. 19, will continue its mission of seeking to unite the city's diverse population in a positive way. The festival will be at Broad Rock Park, 4802 Warwick Road, from noon to 5:30 ...

Michael Jackson cover gives physical therapist healing

When the neo-soul, smooth jazz vocalist Kenya was a kid, she took years of piano lessons and sang in community ensembles. However, after the Denver, CO native graduated from high school, she put music aside and mapped out a career ...

Music of the Beatles – Classical Mystery Tour

Imagine the full sound of the Beatles with a live symphony orchestra! Experience “Beatlemania” with the Richmond Symphony and the Classical Mystery Tour - Music of the Beatles 50th Anniversary Tour on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. at the ...

'The Watsons Go To Birmingham’ set to air on Hallmark

Hallmark Channel will air its production of historical fiction, “The Watsons Go To Birmingham,” on Friday, Sept. 20 at 8 p.m. The film tells the story of a black family from Flint, Michigan that found their lives forever changed during ...

VCU Dance to present Dallas Black Dance Theatre

A dance company that has performed before an estimated three million people in 30 states, 14 countries and on five continents will soon perform in Richmond.

All-star lineup planned for Queen Latifah Show

It will be an all-star lineup for the debut of The Queen Latifah Show.

The 2013 Miss Black USA Pageant celebrates the rise of the Black woman

The Miss Black USA Pageant finals are scheduled for August 12th in Washington, D.C.

Virginia Zoo sales Kenyan flip-flop art

Ocean Sole collects discarded flip-flops from waterways and coastlines around Kenya and transforms them into flip-flop creations.

"The Bop" talks social issues

Malik Pridgen also known as "The Bop" is trying to "elevate the mind" through his social conscience music.

City rock 'n roll event at the Dell

It’s a teenage rock ’n roll rebellion at Dogwood Dell this weekend with the dance musical "Footloose"!