Does the black female image chosen prove Paula Deen just doesn’t get it?

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Most black people don’t like Paula Deen.  The main exception, of course, is Steve Harvey, who chose Deen to help him mentor boys at his summer camp.  This decision didn’t sit well with all of the black chefs who would be dying for the opportunity that an allegedly racist white woman received without even asking for [...]

Free HDTV antennas offered to help viewers cut their cable cord

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ORLANDO, FL  — Cord-cutting is becoming a universal trend, as millennials come of age with no need for cable, and the older generation realizes that they can save money by replacing cable with cheaper alternatives. Now all generations can turn to FreeCast Inc’s Rabbit TV Plus as a true replacement to cable, thanks to the [...]

2014 Downtown Plano Festival Saturday October 25th

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The annual Downtown Plano Festival will take place this Saturday, October 25th from 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM in downtown Plano. The day-long event is a kaleidoscope of delicious food, family fun, and musical entertainment, all benefiting great causes: the North Texas Food Bank and the Historic Downtown Plano Association. Festival visitors can enjoy the [...]

WIN tickets to see Lauryn Hill in Dallas on November 4th!

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UPDATE: Facebook page link to enter the contest has been updated. PLEASE REGISTER HERE. Longtime fans can enjoy the acclaimed Lauryn Hill in a performance on stage at the South Side Ballroom at Gilley’s on Nov. 4. Hill rose to international fame when the Fugees’ seminal 1996 album The Score topped charts around the world, [...]

SNL adds second African American female to cast

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“Saturday Night Live” has found a new cast member in its writing staff. Leslie Jones, who has been a writer for the show since early this year, is joining the cast, a rep for the show confirmed on Monday. She’ll begin in this role starting with this week’s Jim Carrey-hosted episode. The comedian was a [...]

Do not miss the Jubilee Theatre’s magnificent season opener The Brothers Size!

The Brothers Size features two brothers trying to figure out where they go in their journey together.

By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor The Brothers Size is one of those rare plays that features a story and performances so well told that it receives almost nothing but universal approval from local critics and those around the country. More importantly it is being very well received by the audience. A rather nice size crowd enjoyed [...]

Win tickets to see Macy Gray on stage at the Granada Theater

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Macy Gray is an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter, musician, record producer, and actress is known for her distinctive raspy voice. Her singing style is heavily influenced by Billie Holiday. Gray is performing in Dallas on Oct. 25 at the Granada Theater. The evening kicks off at 8 p.m. with Emotion and The Cosmos, followed [...]

Win Tickets to see Mo’nique at the All Star Comedy Jam on Oct. 24

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The All Star Comedy Jam presented by NBA Superstar Shaquille O’Neal is at the Verizon Theater on Oct. 24. “I played with many All Stars on the court and laughed with these all stars off the court. I’m happy to [be involved in presenting] yet another hilarious line up,” says O’Neal. The lineup will and [...]

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