Voice Of The Urbane



Pullman Porter Blues: History, Storytelling and The Blues

Posted September 19, 2013 by LaToya Cross

has a way of defining a feeling and unifying cultures and communities.  People connect to synergies that reflect their triumphs and struggles – that’s part of the beauty in lyricism and melody. Throughout history music has played a role in signifying a certain era and sociopolitical moments.  The Blues genre became the voice during slavery […]

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Review: ‘Clara’ at the Open Door Repertory Theatre

Posted August 9, 2013 by LaToya Cross

Her life was one classified as constant work and little joy. Though the energy and praise synergies she contributed to the gospel-arena ignited the world from sanctuaries to nightclubs, Clara Ward yearned for something we all have a desire for: her voice to be heard. She had a voice, that’s undoubted. But whose was it? […]

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Goodman Theatre Scene Soiree

Posted June 26, 2014 by ndigo

Jordan A. Porter-Woodruff                                                                                                        Japwoodruff@gmail.com   The Goodman Theatre’s third annual Scene Soiree took place on Saturday, June 21st at the National Hellenic Museum. The annual soiree is a fundraiser for the General Theatre Studies (GTS) program for young adults in the Chicago area. Upon arrival attendees walked the red […]

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