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Leslie Gordon, Rialto Center Director, keeps cultural representation, international arts in the forefront

  By MIKAYLA BURNS   The Rialto Center at Georgia State University is home of many representations of the world through international dance, music and art. It holds a series…

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“The Questions” by Billie Hilliard

By Billie Hilliard   Who are you? What do you do? I am asked these questions daily and still they hang me up. Why is it that these two simple…


Have You Ever Met the Most Beautiful Girl In the World? I did!

In my career as a journalist, I’ve spent time around many celebrities. Every now and again, you run into those who are humble. Gracious. Even sweet. But I will say…


BET Tribute: The Crowning of a Prince

I’ve always loved Sheila E. From the the first time I saw her on some award show in the 1980s until last night on the BET Awards paying tribute to…


“The First Monday in May”

I had the privilege of going to my neighborhood small indie movie theater and paid fare for tickets for myself and a friend to watch “The First Monday in May”….


The High Museum Introduces the High Fashion of Iris van Herpen

Zo and I absolutely adore visiting our local museum, The High Museum of Art. I love checking my inbox and seeing the monthly newsletters and announcements of goings on and…


How We Pulled Off Our SURPRISE Wedding!

It’s been almost two months and I’m a proud married woman now. My hubby, Alonzo, and I had the most amazing wedding experience simply because it was stress free, fun,…


The Nouveau-Art Culture of “Loudpaint”

Meeting Elaina Means at Dantanna’s Tavern in Sandy Springs seemed to be most fitting. She walked toward our table with the biggest smile filled of promise and excitement about what…

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The Return of Janet Jackson! Again. We’ve Been Waiting!

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a GINORMOUS Janet and Michael Jackson fan. Yes, when Scream was released I was at a near point of mental shock and…

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To Pimp A Butterfly!

In “To Kill A Mockingbird” the author Harper Collins dealt with racial inequality, gender roles, and bigotry in a classist society. The book, which received its fair share of criticism…