African-American culture

Creating Something from Nothing — The Art of Rap Review

By |June 21st, 2012|

Music documentaries are plentiful to the hardcore fan searching to know more about their favorite artist or movement. But great music documentaries are much harder to come by. So imagine my delight when Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap not only met my expectations, […]

Someone Asks Tiffanie Bridges: Is That Your Reel Hair?

By |June 24th, 2011|

June has been a hectic, yet fruitful month for a lot of freelancers, myself included. It turns out there is some truth to the idea a freelancer’s life runs on a cycle of feast or famine.

In addition to freelancing duties, I’ve also been a bit of a […]

Hoosier Hometown Pride – Crossword Style

By |May 7th, 2011|

Today’s 500 Mini-Marathon marks the official start of the Indy 500-themed fever that grips the Hoosier state every May. However, this year’s affliction will be more expansive than usual thanks to the 2011 Centennial Celebration.

That’s right. The May 29th race marks the 100-year anniversary of […]

… And Fancy Free: Savion Glover's SoLo in TiME

By |April 4th, 2011|

Gregory Hines once said that Savion Glover was the greatest tap dancer who’s ever lived. That may have simply been the highest accolade a mentor could possibly give his protege, but after Friday night’s show, I’m convinced Hines was right. Tony […]

Painting in Red & Black: Hearing Radmilla at the Eiteljorg

By |March 22nd, 2011|

In February, I shared how I’d planned to follow the upcoming presentations for the Red/Black: Related Through History exhibit at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian & Western Art in Indianapolis. Well, this past Saturday, the joint venture between the Eiteljorg and the Smithsonian’s National […]

Painting in Red & Black: The Eiteljorg Museum Celebrates Black History Month

By |February 17th, 2011|

On Saturday, February 12th, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art held the grand opening of a groundbreaking exhibition. The Red/Black: Related Through History presentation is an ongoing series that explores the complex relationship between African Americans and Native Americans throughout our nation’s […]