Arts & Entertainment

New Malcolm X Documentary Film Delivers

By Imam Al-Hajj Hakim Abdul-Ali It was about two years ago that my good friend noted author and lecturer A. Peter Bailey mentioned to me that he was involved in a video production covering certain unknown aspects of El-Hajj Malik El- Shabazz’ political activist life. He was ecstatic about the project concerning late Muslim orator…

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16th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Celebrates HBCU Culture and Marching Band Tradition

A crowd of 62,000 fans, students and alumni took part in the 16th annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase (HBOB) on Saturday, where they enjoyed spectacular performances by eight of the nation’s top Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) marching bands and GRAMMY Award-winning R&B group 112. This year’s HBOB theme, “March On. Dream…

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Exquisite Enterprises Inc. Announces Monthly Open Mic Night Fundraiser and Platform For Local Artists

Exquisite Enterprises Inc. presents Exquisite Open Mic nights every last Wednesday of the month at 7pm at Events by Benita, 3620 Ashley Phosphate Road, North Charleston, SC. Beginning in January 2018 these open mics are meant to provide a consistent platform for artists in the Lowcountry to perform, perfect their craft and network. Each month…

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Experience MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center May 8,9

Work Light Productions and the North Charleston Performing Arts Center have announced that single tickets for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL are now on sale.  Reserved seat tickets are currently available at the North Charleston Coliseum Advance Ticket Office, online on Ticketmaster or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Group orders of ten or more may be placed by calling (843) 529-5007.…

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North Charleston Presents Dinner Theatre in Honor of Black History Month

The North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is set to host a special dinner theatre performance in honor of Black History Month on Thursday, February 22, entitled Frederick Douglass… No Turning Back. Presented by Actor’s Theatre of South Carolina, the one-act play directed by Chris Weatherhead and starring Kyle Taylor and Clarence Felderis full of bravery,…

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Freeform Sends Zoey Off To Sophomore Year with a Season 2 Order of ‘grown-ish’

At the inaugural Freeform Summit, during kickoff panel conversation featuring Kenya Barris and Yara Shahidi, among others, “grown-ish” executive producer alongside executive vice president, programming & development, Karey Burke, surprised series lead, Shahidi, with the news that the network has ordered a second season of the critically-acclaimed breakout comedy. The premiere, which boasted Freeform’s highest…

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