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The National Black Arts Festival opened its 2014 season in grand style with a sizzling two-set performance by the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and Wynton Marsalis at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta. The show was sold out as soon as tickets went on sale and the audience was not disappointed as the…

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Journalist and media maven Angela Burt-Murray; actress and comedian Erin Jackson; director, writer and actress Issa Rae; blogger, author and TV anchor Rene Syler; and actress Malinda Williams were in Atlanta on Wednesday, June 26 to promote the world premiere of “exhale” a talk show designed to bring honest, entertaining and candid discussion on a wide range of topics affecting African American…

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It’s the weekend Atlanta! The biggest event in the city this weekend is V-103’s Car and Bike Show showcasing the alley of hundreds of cars and motorcycles, live performances and meeting celebs while getting their autographs. Boyz II Men is also in town for their 2013 tour with 98 degrees and New Kids on the…

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“The Voice” judge Usher ex-wife Tameka Raymond, launched Kile’s World Foundation in memory of her 11-year-old son Kile Glover. Tameka Raymond honored the 12th birthday of her son, the late Kile Glover, with the launch of Kile’s World Foundation at the Woodruff Arts Center. Kile Glover, son to Tameka Raymond and Ryan Glover and stepson…

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› Toni Simmons Henson, founder and executive director of the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival brings the celebration back to the city over the Oct. 4-. 7 weekend. The event showcases a variety of provocative productions from a host of talented performers known around the world. Melba Moore, Shirley Murdock and Daryl “Chill” Mitchell will be among the 200 performers from 18…

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Brooke Jackson-Edmond is a co-founding partner and senior vice president of Jackmont Hospitality Inc. In addition to leading one of Atlanta’s most successful food service companies, she’s also the CEO of the Maynard Jackson Youth Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in honor of former Atlanta mayor Maynard Jackson. On Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, rapper B.o.B will help Edmond celebrate…

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Sometimes, not often, but sometimes we have to say, “It just doesn’t get better than this.” One of those times is on the third Friday of the month at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta where the well-bred and the high-heeled meet and mingle with music, mojitos and Matisse. The monthly music at the…

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