Sonia Sanchez remains one of the nation’s illustrious poets

However, many people once thought that Sanchez and the members of the Black Arts Movement (BAM) were just reading poetry for applause during the 1960s. The group actually carried a message of fighting for humane living conditions for the people ...

How a ‘Little’ luck amounted to a prosperous pile of ‘Beanz’

Little’s secret to success? “When you’re running a business you must persevere,” he said. “Whatever you want is there for you. But, it’s hard work. No one will fail if it’s coming from your heart. You must live, learn and ...

Living the dream

Where does it begin to end? Life, living and breathing. When do we cease to exist as the person we once were, to become the person we have turned out to be? Last year, I crossed over into the “Dirty ...

Exposure is everything!

“The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Television and the internet have reshaped our culture more than any form of media since time began. Remember the days of “Lifestyles of ...

Local spa owner does ‘Everything’ to put his best ‘Face’ forward

Cleveland native, entrepreneur and brow expert, Marc “Face” Wilson has brought joy to many, with his full service salon and spa. He’s been a staple in the industry for years pampering women to perfection. That is why his latest endeavor ...

The People Diet

The New Year will produce many new gym memberships and avid workout fanatics. The Nike jogging suit-wearing population will be bursting at the seams by February. Countless grocery store runs for "low carb" diets, Adkins diets, juice diets, will be ...

Heather Headley to headline benefit concert at Masonic Auditorium

Zarlenga, who said she has been a child advocate during her whole career, says CityMusic hopes to bring more awareness the issue of youth homelessness.

For the love of being from here

What if Lebron came home and took us back to the NBA Finals? It would be incredible, right? You damn right it would!

CityMusic Chamber Music Orchestra Announces “Wishes and Dreams” Concert Series

On May 28 and 29, 2015, CityMusic will present at the Performance Arts Center at the Cleveland Masonic Auditorium its 2015 concert series, “Wishes and Dreams”

Take 5 presents Michael Henderson

Before working with Davis, Henderson had been touring with Stevie Wonder,

The Real Houseboyz of Cleveland is ‘a new kind of reality’

DeVaughn Lilly is an accomplished and critically acclaimed author of two novels, “The Magnificent Life of Gravvy Brown” and “Memoirs of the Homosexual President (Told by the First Lady).

Ridall Art Contest

3 prizes of $1,000.oo each

Cleveland Orchestra announces Summers@Severance concerts for July & August

Joining this year’s Summers@Severance line-up is a special one-night-only presentation at Severance Hall on Friday, August 28, featuring the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Patti LaBelle, BlackStreet, Dru Hill to perform at the fair

Tickets go on sale April 11 for BlackStreet. The group is a spin-off of the platinum-selling ‘80s “New Jack Swing” trio Guy. Producer Teddy Riley formed BlackStreet in the early ‘90s,

Don’t fight the ‘temptation’ Leon will make you woo-woo-woo with all ‘The Things Your Man Won’t Do’

If you see me walking down the street and you start to say hi, each time we meet. Walk on by... Leon's got no time to chat. He's all about taking care of business and taking care of the Things ...