Nina Simone

Film Review: ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’

June 29, 2015 Staff 0
By Dwight Brown, NNPA Film Critic Sometimes artistry and insanity are so intertwined you can’t distinguish between them. That was the challenge for singer Nina Simone; dealing with worldwide fame and a madness she couldn’t […]
Debra Thompson Yuleen Broome

Jacksonville Enjoys All That Jazz

June 8, 2015 Staff 0
Thousands of music lovers from across the country converged downtown for the annual Jacksonville Jazz Festival. Fan favorites ranging from soul crooner Peabo Bryson and Spyro Gyra to local favorites and the talented Tito Puente, […]
Jordan Davis's parents, Lucia McBath and Ron Davis, and director Marc Silver (C) 
speak at the 3 1/2 Minutes premiere during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Documentary on Jordan Davis Coming to HBO

February 11, 2015 Staff 0
A documentary detailing the life and controversial death of Jordan Davis will soon be available on HBO. “When we started this journey, our aim was to make sure that Jordan’s story was not going to […]
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