Mar 062013

Film Explores African-Americans ‘Soul Food’ Habit

soulfoodjunkiesposterWEBOn Tuesday, March 26, the Lyric Theatre will host a free screening of Soul Food Junkies as part of the Good Foods Market and Café Film Series.

Soul food Junkies, which recently won the Best Documentary Award at the prestigious American Black Film Festival in Miami, explores the health advantages and disadvantages of soul food. A quintessential American cuisine with a rich history and an abiding significance to black cultural identity, soul food and its core celebration of all things fried and smothered has had lasting effects on the health of African Americans, both good and bad. Continue reading »

Nov 242010

Devine Carama helps open the Lyric

By Patrice Morgan

The reopening of the historic Lyric Theatre has created a major buzz throughout the city, especially in the African American community. The Lyric, whose stage once hosted artists such as Red Foxx, Sarah Vaughan, and Ella Fitzgerald, is now back in business hosting hip hop artists such as Devine Carama, bringing artistic diversity to this historical landmark. Continue reading »