Rap artist unveiled in "TUPAC Unseen"

Upon meeting Tupac Shakur, Joel D. Levinson was greeted with unguarded enthusiasm and an open invitation to photograph him on an unrestricted basis.

RAMBLING ROSE: Happy New Year to you all!

Happy New Year to you my friends, readers and fans.

Indie Soul Music Review: Dreamzzz by Philip Lassiter

For all my music lovers, Indie Soul discovered a gem of a CD for you. The CD is entitled “Dreamzz” by Philip Lassiter and features 11 TRUE music sounds, which combine, hip-hop, soul, jazz, and blues.

Local musician’s CD tops iTunes© jazz charts at #20 in 48 hours

Ron Ward Jr., a full-time musician who lives in Glen Burnie, Maryland, released a CD entitled, ‘It’s Just Music’ on December 9, 2014. Ward describes his new project as 14 tracks of “good, clean music.”

Hearts and Hounds Gala

Ring in the New Year for the Dare to C.A.R.E. and the SPCA of Anne Arundel County's Hearts & Hounds benefit gala on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 from 8pm to 1am at the Westin Annapolis.

Critically acclaimed show ‘The Wire’ returns in high definition

In a move that many fans would argue to be tantamount to Leonardo da Vinci touching up the Mona Lisa or Mario Puzo adding paragraphs to “The Godfather,” David Simon and HBO have re-mastered the critically acclaimed HBO series, “The ...

Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular rings in 2015 at the Inner Harbor

A new year is almost here! Celebrate the beginning of 2015 with family, friends, live music, fireworks and lights. Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular takes place Wednesday, December 31, 2014 from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Indie Soul Book Review: AND Then There Were None by Clay Thomas Williams

Self-published author Clay Thomas Williams’ book, “AND Then There Were None,” is a real page turner.

Indie Soul: Opera legend Jessye Norman

On Friday, December 5, 2014, The Enoch Pratt Free Library and the Walters Art Museum partnered to bring opera icon Jessye Norman to Baltimore to discuss her memoir “Stand Up Straight and Sing!"

Indie Soul Music Review: Black Messiah by D'Angelo and The Vanguard

It has been 15 years since we last heard from R&B singer D’Angelo. We heard about the baby drama with Angie Stone; about his being evicted by force from his home; and we have heard about his so-called addictions.

How to help your children remember neediest during this busy holiday season

Knowing when to talk to your children about serious problems they may face sooner rather than later can be difficult for parents.

Host an Ugly Sweater Party

The holiday season is all about making fun memories. Why not wear something no one will soon forget at your own ugly sweater party?

Celebrate Kwanzaa at Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Rejoice in Kwanzaa with a festive building-wide celebration at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at noon.

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from my house to yours!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all! This is my last column until the New Year, so I am going to do some catching up and bring you up to date until my column returns on January 2, ...

Indie Soul Movie Review: “Top Five” written and directed by Chris Rock

I may be a little biased when it comes to comedy legends— and many people may disagree with me— but with his new film “Top Five,” Chris Rock may have supplanted Richard Pryor as one of the best comedians of ...