Gary Hines said it best. "We've traveled the world but there's no place like home." The Sounds of Blackness instrumental and vocal ensemble last week came home to Rock the Ordway's brand new $42 million Concert Hall in downtown St. Paul.
The music of La Santa Cecilia has been described as Latin Rock, but categorizing it to just one genre is just out right wrong. La Santa Cecilia has been influenced by a vast assortment of music and musicians including Nirvana, Santana, Rush, Elvis Costello and on the classic Latin side Ramón Ayala, Trio Los Panchos, Los Alegres de Terán.
Stop and ask origin of the thoughts and ideas that shape day-to-day choices in life. Multidisciplinary artist Junauda Petrus' world travels as well as spiritual and creative study have culminated in the new play "There Are Other Worlds." The play is homage to Black people and how necessary it is to write works that show their absolute limitless beauty, power, sweetness, tenderness and humanity." A group of artists came together through Petrus' vision in this aerial presentation of women expressing new ideas through stories of imprisonment and family.
"Black-Ish" star Tracee Ellis Ross to receive 2015 NAB TV Chairman's Award
—Award honors individuals for significant breakthrough in television—
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Actor, producer and motivational speaker Tracee Ellis Ross, who stars on the new ABC comedy series "Black-ish," will receive the 2015 NAB Television Chairman's Award during the NAB Show Television Luncheon.