Voice Of The Urbane



Scenes from Theater 47’s ‘Imitation of Life’

Posted February 15, 2013 by A.J. Linton

AMAZING! THOUGHT-PROVOKING! MOVING! Are all words to describe the feeling after seeing Director John Ruffin Jr. and Theatre 47’s stage play adaptation of “Imitation of Life”. With a cast of rising stars in entertainment, the actors, actresses, singers and dancers delivered a stellar performance. Imitation of Life is a powerful story of race, rebellion, acceptance and business. […]

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Goodman Theatre’s “Pullman Porter Blues” Open Now!

Posted August 26, 2013 by ndigo

This rollicking, music-fueled trip back in time takes us into the luxurious Pullman trains of the 1930s, where the hidden lives of African American porters emerge to take center stage and classic Blues favorites—including “Sweet Home Chicago”—come to life. It’s June of 1937, and the Panama Limited Pullman Train is speeding from Chicago to New […]

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DuSable 50 years exhibit
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DuSable Museum presents Fifty Years Forward: Birmingham to Atlanta to Selma

Posted January 7, 2014 by ndigo

The DuSable Museum of African American History is honored to present a new exhibit entitled, Fifty Years Forward: Birmingham to Atlanta to Selma. Reception Friday, January 10, 2014 6:00PM-8:00PM Special Guest – Mayor William Bell, City of Birmingham, Alabama In January, of 2012, the Mayors of seven southern cities agreed to a joint initiative marking […]

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