Friday, March 22, 2019

Under the Glittering Lights

Taste & Sounds of Soul The 17th Annual Las Vegas Taste & Sounds of Soul Festival and the Las Vegas Black Image Magazine Honors were held recently on the Fremont Street Experience in honor of Black History Month. More than 25,000 people enjoyed food and goods offered by 35 vendors at the twoday festival that was sponsored by Channel 13, MGM International Resorts, […]

‘We want them to know that people care about them’

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | LORAINE SMITH R&B sensation Ne-Yo recently attended his Smith Family Foundation toy drive, which was held at a local Boys & Girls Club in Las Vegas — where hundreds of disadvantaged young people received gifts at an event managed by the singer’s mother, Loraine Smith. When Ne-Yo arrived, accompanied by his wife Crystal, scores of children screamed with joy as he made his way through the crowd to take selfies, […]

Take A Bow

Tony B. puts a hip-hop and R&B spin on a classical instrument. It is not uncommon to be entertained by violinist Tony B. Williams while attending a gala, enjoying a festival, or just walking down the street on the Las Vegas Strip. This multifaceted musician can delight audiences of the most sophisticated classical concerto, as well as those who tastes run exclusively to hip-hop and R&B. Originally […]

Under the Glittering Lights

In Vegas for the 2017 Soul Train Music Awards |  Photos: Wayne Posner/BET The 2017 Soul Train Awards were held recently at the Orleans Arena, as neo-soul godmother Erykah Badu hosted with her eccentric sense of humor and legendary style. The annual event held in Las Vegas honored the best in Black music, and featured powerful performances by Toni […]

Under the Glittering Lights

Honoring songstress Linda Stephens Woodson: Recently, Linda Stephens Woodson was honored as Best Lounge Performer at the 2017 Las Vegas Black Music Awards. She is a fixture on the Strip, and her dearest friends make great co-stars in this series of incredible photographs.



Patti Pennington says ‘Cancer Won’t Win’

Renowned singer — and House of Blues Gospel Brunch entertainer — Patti Pennington will hold a live concert event on October 4, to benefit people who are suffering from cancer or have survived the disease. “This year’s Cancer Won’t Win fundraiser will be held at a beautiful venue called The Space, which is located behind the Cosmopolitan Hotel,” said Pennington. “I will be doing a live recorded concert at the event, […]



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Brian Culbertson, more perform at San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival

San Diego is a popular getaway for residents of Las Vegas, and Las Vegas Black Image Magazine was in the house for the San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival at Embarcadero Park. Produced by Rainbow Promotions and Payne Pest Management Inc., the three-day festival showcased such renowned jazz performers as Brian Culbertson, Michael Franks, Nick Colionne, […]