Win tickets to BOOM 94.5 Music Festival

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As an early kick off to summer, BOOM 94.5 FM is giving Dallas, Fort Worth and the surrounding area an exciting day of live entertainment at the BOOM 94.5 Music Festival, where “Classic Hip Hop meets Zydeco & The Blues.” This year’s event will take place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 2 nd at […]

Win tickets to BOOM 94.5 Music Festival

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NDG Readers can enter to win tickets on Facebook! As an early kick off to summer, BOOM 94.5 FM is giving Dallas, Fort Worth and the surrounding area an exciting day of live entertainment at the BOOM 94.5 Music Festival, where “Classic Hip Hop meets Zydeco & The Blues.” This year’s event will take place […]

TBAAL celebrating Diahann Carroll

The legendary Diannah Carroll

On Saturday April 25 celebrities, civic, religious, political and arts leaders will gather in the at the luxurious Hilton Anatole Hotel located at 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway to present The Black Academy of Arts and Letters’ Luminary Arts Award to Golden Globe and Tony Award winner and Oscar, Image, Grammy and Emmy nominee, Diahann Carroll. […]

Ben Powers best known for Good Times passes at 64

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Ben Powers, best known for his role on Good Times, died at age 64 on April 6 in New Bedford Mass. When you are facing 50 it seems more and more often you begin to read headlines filled with the passing of actors and singers from your childhood shows.  He joined the show in it’s sixth and final […]

Star Wars vs. Batman – Which one won the trailer faceoff

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By Ruth Ferguson, NDG Editor This morning listening to J.J. Abrams and company discuss how people gathered in a stadium to watch the new trailer of Star Wars in an interview, they sounded like it was a religious experience of the Easter Sunrise Service variety. As someone who has never seen the original three Star […]

Ethnically diverse casts produce record-breaking monster hits

75 Percent of ‘Furious 7′ Audience Was Non-Black
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by Terry Shropshire Special to the NNPA from the Michigan Chronicle Hollywood, are you paying attention? Ethnically diverse casts produce record-breaking monster hits. Take exhibit A, the just-released Furious 7, which set or neared records for the studio as well as the national and international box offices.  The Universal film opened to a franchise-best $384 million over the weekend at […]

Win Tickets to The Sing-Off Live Tour in Dallas on April 20!

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The Sing-Off Live Tour! will feature The Sing-Off fan favorite groups VoicePlay (Season 4) and Street Corner Symphony (Season 2) plus one more group from the recent 2-hour The Sing-Off television special. On tour the groups will perform their a cappella versions of this year’s chart topping hits as well as favorite arrangements from the […]

Kidpreneur Expo

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On Saturday, April 18, 2015, St. Philip’s School and Commercial Center will host the 2015 Kidpreneur Expo. Young entrepreneurs ages 6-17 in the Dallas/ Fort Worth are will have the opportunity to pitch, promote, display and sell their products at the event, which is free and open to the public.  The event includes seminars and […]

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