Articles in the Aside Bottom 2 Category

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: On Marvin Gaye’s 80th Birthday, His Commemorative U.S. Postage Stamp Is Here, My Dear!
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Posted in Aside Bottom 2, The Arts Unplugged on 25 April 2019
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The Root.com By Tonja Renée Stidhum Posted April 25th 2019   It’s time to send your snail mail with the most soulful stamps in these United States of America. I heard it through the grapevine. April 2, 2019, marked the 80th birthday of the incomparable Marvin Gaye, born on that day in 1939. As reported […]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre!
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Posted in Aside Bottom 2, The Arts Unplugged on 16 April 2019
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Playhouse Square Posted April 16th 2019   “Be prepared for two things: a continued devotion to tradition, but also big, refreshing surprises.” —The Chicago Tribune Now more than ever, the world needs the power of dance to bring people together and connect us all by our common humanity. Celebrating its 60th anniversary, Alvin Ailey American […]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Is Remembered And Reimagined In CPH’s The Mountaintop!
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Posted in Aside Bottom 2, The Arts Unplugged on 1 February 2016
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Cleveland Play House By Kelly Luecke Posted February 1st 2016   PHOTO CREDIT: ROGER MASTROIANA: RO BODDIE (DR MARTIN LUTHER KING) AND ANGEL MOORE (CAMAE) Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is Remembered and Reimagined in Cleveland Play House’s Powerful, Reflective and Inspired Production of The Mountaintop Jan. 23 – Feb. 14 in the Outcalt […]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Great Lakes Theatre Seeking Child Actors For “A Christmas Carol”
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Posted in Aside Bottom 2, The Arts Unplugged on 8 September 2015
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Great Lakes Theatre Posted September 8th 2015   Great Lakes Theater (GLT) is seeking child actors of all cultures and backgrounds, ages seven to thirteen, for our annual production of A Christmas Carol. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Playhouse Square Rehearsal Halls, 1650 Chester Ave. […]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Black Woman Amongst Four Black MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant Recipients!
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Posted in Aside Bottom 2, The Arts Unplugged on 5 December 2014
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NaturallyMoi.com By Dr Sinclair Grey III Posted December 5th 2014   CLEVELAND NATIVE DR JENNIFER EBERHARDT The MacArthur Foundation has awarded 21 people with the MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant. Out of the 21 people who were awarded the grant, four were people of color. According to their website, the MacArthur Fellows Program ‘awards unrestricted $625,000 fellowships […]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: The Oldest Black Bookstore In The Country Facing Eviction!
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Posted in Aside Bottom 2, The Arts Unplugged on 26 June 2014
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FinancialJuneteenth.com By April Taylor Posted June 26th 2014   GREGORY AND KAREN JOHNSON MANAGERS MARCUS BOOKS SAN FRANCISCO Marcus Books, a historic black owned bookstore, is being evicted from San Francisco’s historic Fillmore district.  According to the Grio, the store’s owners are stating that they have missed a couple of rent payments, but rather than […]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Misty Copeland The Baddest Chick In The Game!
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Posted in Aside Bottom 2, Higher Learning, MXO Entertainment News, The Arts Unplugged on 18 June 2014
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The263Experiment.com By BoWatkins Posted June 18th 2014   Misty… Ms. Copeland, if you’re nasty, is only the second black woman ever, like EVER EVER, to become a soloist in the American Ballet Theatre. When most little girls start ballet with crayons in their hands, Misty didn’t take her first lesson until she was 13.  The sister […]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Maurice Hines Comes To CPH In Tappin’ Thru Life!
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Posted in Aside Bottom 2, MXO Entertainment News, Northeast Ohio, The Arts Unplugged on 2 June 2014
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Cleveland Play House By Kelly Luecke Posted June 2nd 2014     CLEVELAND, OH (May 12, 2014) Cleveland Play House enthusiastically welcomes dance legend Maurice Hines to Cleveland in the toe-tapping extravaganza, Maurice Hines is Tappin’ Thru Life.  Co-produced with Alliance Theatre and Arena Stage, CPH audiences will be dazzled by this infectious production, which […]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Woody Allen’s Play About Harlem’s Cotton Club Has No Black Actors!
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Posted in Aside Bottom 2, The Arts Unplugged on 2 May 2014
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YourBlackWorld.net Posted May 2nd 2014   Woody Allen’s “Bullets Over Broadway” play has many theater lovers in anticipation, but not for the reason you might think. The show, a musical based on Harlem’s Cotton Club, doesn’t feature any black actors. You heard right–the setting of the musical, Harlem, was the hub of black culture during […]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: The National Civil Rights Museum Gets A Makeover!
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Posted in Aside Bottom 2, The Arts Unplugged on 24 April 2014
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KultureKritic.com By Lechette Walker Posted April 24th 2014   Renovations have been completed on a National Civil Rights museum that equals $27.5 million in Memphis, TN. The museum is at a place of historic value located within the Lorraine Motel in Memphis where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. “This museum after 22 years […]