Saturday, April 20, 2024

‘Follies’ Good Time

More than a half-century after arriving on Broadway, a legendary production marks its Las Vegas premiere The “FOLLIES” will have six performances April 11-14 2024 at the Access Showrooms at Aliante Casino & Hotel.  With a mammoth cast and crew of over 80 talented professionals, FOLLIES will include a mind-blowing collection of 45 dazzling performers, […]

Golden Knights Celebrate Black History Month

March 25, 2024 by  
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The Vegas Golden Knights held a series of events in February to celebrate Black History Month, highlighted by their Black History Knight game on Tuesday, February 20. Although the VGK dropped that contest to Nashville, 5-3, the theme of “Honoring Black History” was celebrated throughout the night.  Prominent Black members of the VGK organization took […]

Right This Way

One of the biggest names in pop shows how to Usher in a new era of Las Vegas entertainment Photos by Bellamy Brewster Las Vegas was lit up bright on Super Bowl weekend — as luminaries from all over the world took over the city for the year’s biggest spectacle of sports, entertainment, and celebrity.  […]

HISTORIC BLACK VEGAS: Love’s Cocktail Lounge, and a legacy of excellence on the Historic Westside

February 8, 2024 by  
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BY CLAYTEE D. WHITE Today (January 15, 2024), I opened a copy of the Las Vegas Sentinel dated January 14, 1982. This was the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. issue, and on the front page was a Stevie Wonder quote, “I and a growing number of people believe that it is time for our country […]

Taste & Sounds of Soul and Black Image Honors to be held Feb. 23

February 8, 2024 by  
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The 24th Annual Las Vegas Taste & Sounds of Soul/Black Image Honors will take place at the Flamingo Library located at 1401 East Flamingo Rd. on February 23 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The free event will be full of entertainment, food, and people whose achievements will be celebrated.  The Las Vegas Black Image […]

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | LAMONTE MCLEMORE: ‘There’s a soul-to-soul connection’

February 8, 2024 by  
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Virtually every Black American of a certain age can conjure the feeling of opening the mailbox to find the newest edition of Jet. And many of those readers would immediately flip the magazine to “Beauty of The Week”: a full-page spread featuring photographs of gorgeous, bathing suit-clad Black women from all over the country, accompanied […]

“Life-changing” $16 Minimum Wage Goes into Effect for 13,000 Nevada Home Care Workers Following Years of Strong Union Advocacy

January 23, 2024 by  
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After pay had stagnated at around $11 an hour for over a decade, the new minimum wage  will help solve the workforce shortage crisis so Nevada’s rapidly-aging population and people with disabilities get quality care Las Vegas, NV — 13,000 Nevada home care workers’ lives are beginning to change dramatically as they start to see […]

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | DR. KHALILAH ALI CAMACHO 

January 14, 2024 by  
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I try to show … the way to forgiveness’  Whenever someone says “The Greatest,” our minds turn immediately to Muhammad Ali. His impact on American history — inside the ring and out — has been well-documented in countless books, feature films and documentaries over the years. But those accounts aren’t normally given by those closest to […]

How Black Violin Merged Hip-Hop And Classical To Revolutionize String Music

January 14, 2024 by  
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Kev Marcus still remembers the “genius moment” with his high school orchestra that set him on a path to musical revolution.  Marcus discovered how to program the melody of Busta Rhymes’ “Gimme Some More” onto his flip phone — and his classmates enjoyed it so much, he transcribed the song for the whole orchestra to […]

Under the Glittering Lights

January 5, 2024 by  
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Usher’s New Look Foundation Hosts Women Of Influence Legendary entertainer Usher Raymond’s Las Vegas residency is currently in full swing, and his acclaimed Usher’s New Look (UNL) nonprofit foundation is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading philanthropic organizations dedicated to uplifting, empowering and transforming the lives of underserved youth around the world. One […]

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