'Idol' winner Candice Glover debuts new album, 'Music Speaks'
Santa Monica, Calif., Inspired by the outpouring of love from her fans, Season 12 "American Idol" winner, Candice Glover released her love-themed debut album, "Music Speaks," on Feb. 18 on 19 Recordings/Interscope Records.
Zo! of Foreign Exchange Music coming to Minneapolis March 12 at The Pourhouse
From time to time, life will throw us a curveball or two.
Fans of soul, neosoul and organic hip-hop, are probably pretty thrilled that Zo! of Foreign Exchange Music wasn't as good at hitting curveballs as he is at producing and creating timeless melodies and arrangements for the many artists who he's featured on his three released projects. Now that's not to say that Zo!, born Lorenzo Ferguson, was a slouch at hitting.
The Twin Cities is losing two members of the Cole family to warmer temperatures. Bryan Cole, Sr. and Dr. Barbara Cole departed for Houston and their children, Terra Cole, Desralynn Cole and Bryan Cole, Jr. threw the couple a going away party out in Plymouth.
Gay celebrated as "The New Black" in out-of-the-closet documentary
The New Black
The African-American community has been slow to get on the gay rights bandwagon, at least according to exit polls conducted on election days in states like California where the narrow defeat of same-sex marriage in 2008 was blamed on black folks. What's up with that? After all, one would expect blacks, as the long-suffering victims of segregation and discrimination, including miscegenation laws forbidding race-mixing, to be quick to support LBGT equality.
Kids Film Festival: The Walker Art Center's Raising Creative Kids programs kicks off with Free First Saturday Family events Kids Film Festival
The Walker Art Center's Raising Creative Kids programs in March and April include the Free First Saturday Family events Kids Film Festival, featuring short films from around the world plus a screening of the feature film, "The Story Children in Film."
Black film: Cheryl Mousley, senior film curator, Walker Art Center. Dean Otto, film and video manager, Walker Art Center. Andrew Peterson, executive director, IFP Minnesota. Alaina Lewis, producer and filmmaker. Hassan Hassan, aspiring filmmaker.