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Is Elton John Correct? Is Pope Francis a 'Hero' for LGBT People?

This week, Pope Francis received exuberant praise from openly gay British rock star, Elton John.  At an annual HIV/AIDS fundraiser, John called the pope his “hero.   473 more words


Maywood Fine Arts Performers to Shine at Chicago's Lyric Opera House

Thursday, October 30, 2014 || By COMMUNITY EDITOR*

MAYWOOD | Five student dancers and two adult performers from Maywood Fine Arts and Stairway of the Stars Dance Studio were cast as “Supers” in Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.  109 more words

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9-year-old from Spain wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award

The photos could be easily deemed something worthy of a spread on “National Geographic” magazine, but when you read a bit closer about who took the photos, you realize the award-winning photographer is only nine-years-old. 359 more words


Have you tuned into Reclaimed Soul lately? Newcity apparently has.....

“…Ayana Contreras’ “Reclaimed Soul”… better than anything else on radio in the city…” –Newcity

“Aw, Shucks…” –Ayana Contreras

Media activism is exactly the right phrase for what we aim to do. Jive on.

Arts & Culture

Wicked is Coming to Atlanta, February 2015

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time for its third Atlanta engagement in 2011, WICKED, Broadway’s biggest blockbuster, will return to Atlanta’s Fox Theatre February 18-March 8 as a special to the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2014/2015 series.  192 more words