Monday, March 4, 2024

Under the Glittering Lights

Las Vegas Black Image invites community to free screening of ‘The Book of Clarence’ Las Vegas Black Image Magazine recently held a special screening of “The Book of Clarence.” Many attended and enjoyed their first look at the movie starring Oscar-nominated actor LaKeith Stanfield.  From the visionary filmmaker Jeymes Samuel, “The Book of Clarence” is […]

Under the Glittering Lights: Usher brings it!

The showroom was already rocking when Usher took the stage for his “My Way” Las Vegas residency show at the Dolby Live Theater inside Park MGM Las Vegas.The house was packed with brothers and sisters from all over the world. Yes, Usher did the American city roll call, and the majority of people were from […]

Stage play ‘Washington Heights’ comes to West Las Vegas Theater

Renowned screenwriter and director Agin Muhammad brings his hit stage play “Washington Heights” to the West Las Vegas Theater located at 951 West Lake Mead Blvd. on January 21, 2023 — presented by Chicago-based The Driven Entertainment Group and Lighthouse.  Muhammad credits August Wilson for his love of stage plays. He recently added screenwriting to […]

GLUE exhibit is a big success

The art exhibit Glue was held at Left of Center Art Gallery & Studio in North Las Vegas featuring artist Anthony Johnson’s real-life drawings. The cultural exhibit attracted over 200 people who enjoyed Johnson’s work along with a collection of African art. Johnson said he named his exhibit Glue to promote more cultural unity within […]

Under the Glittering Lights: Rick Ross’ ‘Auld Lang Syne’

Music legend Rick Ross kicked off the New Year with a countdown to midnight at Drai’s Nightclub — the luxurious rooftop located right in the center of the Las Vegas Strip. Ross counted down with the electrified crowd, and as the clock struck midnight, the sky lit up with the magnificent fireworks shows of the […]

Under the Glittering Lights

Urban Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Local Entrepreneurs The Urban Chamber of Commerce recently hosted the 2021 Green Tie Awards — celebrating impactful individuals and corporations within the Las Vegas Valley. More than 400 guests attended the spectacular event held at the Park MGM.  

MOVIES IN BLACK

MOVIES IN BLACK ‘Slim’ chance you won’t be moved “Queen & Slim” is an unflinching drama centering on an unforgettable first date between a black man (Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out”) and a black woman (Jodie Turner-Smith) who are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the man kills the police officer in self-defense. Terrified […]

In town, Philly — back again

The Philadelphia Dance Company arrives in Vegas. The Philadelphia Dance Company (Philadanco) is celebrating its 50th season — and recently performed at the Charleston Heights Arts Center. Across the nation and around the world, the troupe is celebrated for its innovation, creativity and preservation of predominantly African-American traditions in The Philadelphia Dance Company arrives in Vegas. In town, Philly — back again dance. Joan Myers […]

FLASHBACK MUSIC PICKS – May 2019

#Top3WithAngieTea – May 2019

Nipsey, Roxanne, and … robots? Things to make you laugh while you’re thinking — but don’t spill the tea 😉 #1. As the weather warms up, so does the city! I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with the Queen and Legend, Director Roxanne Shante. Now this comes courtesy of a women’s empowerment lunch by Rafha […]

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