It’s entertaining but lacks the energy of the original. It was the decade in the ’80s where teen movies were at its perk. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club, however, before these movies hit the screen one of the top movies was the 1984 release called Footloose. An American musical comedy-drama... Read more »

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Grinning From Fear to Fear Fear can get the best of humans as we revel in its absurdity mechanism to hide behind the mere fact that we are afraid of someone or something, however, no one will ever think of laughter when it comes to fear. Most people take on the nervous laugh or the... Read more »

Cambodian Rock Band

When What Will You Do To Survive Is The Only Choice You Can Make! Tapped in a war where estimated 1.5 to 2 million Cambodians died of starvation, execution and disease, Victory Gardens Theater, Cambodian Rock Band asked the question, “What would you do to survive?” It seems like a strange question to ask coming... Read more »
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Where It All Goes Down In A Backyard Barbeque! Everyone loves a good cookout. A place where you can hang out with your family and friends, eat some tasty food while listening to music, and partaking in some great conversations. However, what happens when you plan the party of the century with a huge cash... Read more »

Cruel Intentions: The 90’s Musical

The Manipulative World of Dangerous Liaisons Long gone are the days of the squeaky clean teen movies that adolescents in the ’50s were accustomed to watching. The movie screen image of the young Sandra Dee who appeared in “A Summer Place” as Troy Donahue’s teen girlfriend or twenty to thirty years later with family-friendly television... Read more »


A Collision Course with Civil Rights History! Birmingham, Alabama is infamous for being one of the southern states involved in the civil rights movement, becoming well-known when the world negatively focused its attention on this city when the bombing by white supremacist terrorism killed four beautiful little girls. Sunday, September 15, 1963, four members of... Read more »


The Nederlander Brings To The Stage A Well Performed and Awesome Digital Show: From The Perils of The Russia Empire To The Bliss of Paris One of the most explosive political events of the twentieth century happened in Russia, 1917. The brutal upheaval marked the end of an era where the Romanov dynasty and centuries... Read more »

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/ When the Rainbow Is Enuf

These Women Shine! The beginning of the Feminist movement began in 1963 when women fought to reform female issues such as reproductive rights, domestic violence, maternity leave, and equal pay. However, in the nineteenth century, most Black women were enslaved, but free Black women participated in the abolitionist cause. Some like Maria Stewart, Anna Julia... Read more »


Fighting For A Better Life The procedure of finding a nice place to live can be daunting for so many people where 1 in 8 have faced eviction at some point in their lives. The housing crisis devastation is so severe that is debilitating our country to a cycle of poverty. Whatever life circumstances that... Read more »


How Not Knowing Can Lead To Destruction Deindustrialization is no stranger within American cities, especially the manufacturing industry where social and economic change can lead to the re-establishment of industrial communities. During downsizing and layoffs, even gainfully employed unionized members can be on the chopping block as companies are excited about the NAFTA agreement, proceed... Read more »