RAMBLING ROSE: Spend an evening with your favorite jazz musicians

Hello everyone, how are you? I hope you all had a very nice weekend.

Gospel singer Naomi B Speaks to the power of faith with inspiring single

Growing up on Baltimore’s rough east side, singer Naomi B and her friends used to knock on every door in their neighborhood to sing to anyone who would listen.

T.I.: 'We are calling for the death of our people to end'

CNN Tonight with Don Lemon and rappers, T.I and Kap G discuss police brutality and rap lyrics

The colorism of race: Bill Duke

Bill Duke is one of America’s most prolific actors and directors as he continues to capture the topics that challenge people to think consciously on social issues. His latest project, Light Girls, is a documentary film and book as a ...

Bobbi Kristina Brown's brain damage 'irreversible,' grandmother says

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston, has "global and irreversible brain damage," according to her grandmother.

The Nile Project comes to Maryland

National Public Radio says the Nile Project is producing harmony in a divided region while the New York Times calls euphoric the performance that, to a traditionalist, looks like an ungainly mélange: a gathering of musicians from the 11 countries ...

Indie Soul Review: Stevie Wonder’s 'Songs in the Key of Life' Tour

Many of us have a list of things that we want to accomplish during our lifetime— seeing Stevie Wonder perform is on my list. On Thursday, April 9, 2015, I had the opportunity to do just that here in Baltimore ...

Netflix brings Marvel’s Daredevil to streaming viewers

This review is strictly for my Super Hero geeks and comic nerds, like us here at Indie Soul.

Billie Holiday’s 100th birthday celebrated in fine style

Produced by Tom Saunders of Renaissance Productions and Tours and the Greater Baltimore Urban League, the musical tribute celebrating Billie Holiday’s 100th birthday was done in the finest of style at Baltimore’s historic Orchard Street United Methodist Church on Tuesday, ...

Indie Soul Book Review: ‘Lil’ V Walks Home from School’ by Vonnya Pettigrew

This is definitely the year for independent authors and especially authors of children’s books. Vonnya Pettigrew has written a very necessary book for parents of small children who are attending school.

Michael Ealy joins ‘The Following’ cast as its newest villain

From his breakout role in Barbershop and Barbershop 2, Michael Ealy has quickly risen through the ranks as one of Hollywood’s leading male actors. For the last few years, Ealy has jumped from TV to film and back to TV ...

R.I.P. Percy Sledge (November 25, 1940 - April 14, 2015)

Sledge was part of the Muscle Shoals, Ala., music scene and best known for his hit "When a Man Loves a Woman."

Indie Soul: Book of Negroes

“The Book of Negroes” recounts the harrowing journey of Aminata Diallo’s (Aunjanue Ellis) return home after being forced into slavery as a child. A universal story of loss, courage and triumph, the acclaimed mini-series, which made it’s United States broadcast ...

Top chefs return to Baltimore for the 5th Annual Brothers Who Can Cook

On Saturday, May 2, 2015, Baltimore foodies can bring their appetites to the 5th Annual Brothers Who Can Cook tasting affair to benefit the Christian Warriors Marching Band.

Dance Theatre of Harlem: Forty years of firsts at Reginald Lewis Museum

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum welcomes Dance Theatre of Harlem: Forty Years of Firsts, an exhibition highlighting the many accomplishments of African Americans and other minorities who defied stereotypes and gravity itself, to pursue their passion and pave the way ...