Jonathan Butler shares how growing up during apartheid shaped his career

Jonathan Butler is a multitalented musician and artist. Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Butler was a young child when he started developing his craft. From R&B to gospel, he has created a wide range of music that captivates audiences worldwide. A record-breaking trailblazer in the music industry, Butler is paying homage to another music legend […]

Sam Pink, founder of Red Cat Jazz Festival, explains why jazz is in his blood

Sam Pink is the founder of Red Cat Jazz Festival, Red Cat Jazz Preservation Society and the owner of Red Cat Cafe. The Red Cat Jazz Festival will take place Mother’s Day weekend in Galveston Island, Texas. How long has the Red Cat Jazz Festival been around? Six years. What inspired you to start this […]

University of Missouri appoints law professor Chuck Henson to oversee diversity

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, in the wake of on-campus civil disobedience, Chuck Henson has been appointed interim vice chancellor for inclusion, diversity and equity. His swift appointment came hours after protests by students, players on Mizzou’s football team threatening to forfeit this Saturday’s game against Brigham Young University – Missouri Tigers versus BYU Cougars […]

Top 5 things to do in Philly for Labor Day weekend

Labor Day Weekend has arrived, marking the end of summer and the beginning of another school year for many parents and children. The grills will be out and the cook outs will be going on at friends and family members’ homes. And if you are in Philly this weekend, here are five things that you […]

Jonathan Butler’s ‘Soul of Summer Tour’ Excites Soul, R&B and Jazz Music Fans

Feel-good soul, R&B  and jazz music fans will be ecstatic to learn that South African singer-guitarist Jonathan Butler has launched a unique concert tour for the summer of 2011. But, the show is not a typical package where acts just come out to plug their latest CDs. Butler’s “Soul of Summer Tour” is a collaboration […]