Carlton Baker: ’92 Love Episodes

Its strange. How little I actually know about Carlton Baker. I mean, we’ve got a few mutual friends. At some points our paths crossed at Norfolk State University as well, I can remember glimpses of show and performances featuring his talent. I’ve even seen him perform at local open mic nights, but we’ve never formally…

CHOIR BOY, in critique.

From the moment I first heard about the auditions, I knew I would make it my business to experience this show. Theatre is so much bigger than just seeing something, it’s an experience, a shared one at that, and there are so many reasons I wanted to interact with Choir Boy. For starters, its not every…

#THEOVERTURE: The Year of 29.

Let me just preface this by saying that I have been listening to Barbra Streisand, The Broadway Album, for about a week when this birthday theme was so revealed to me. You see, I have spent no great amount of time thinking about experiencing, or reflecting upon my 29th birthday. Probably because it’s a year considered to…

So, sorry; not sorry .

And if I wanted hell; I’d go back to my ex.. That’s one of my favorite lyrics to “I’ve been waiting,” by CourtneyB. Probably because it’s so completely true. But, if I’m being one hundred percent honest with myself, there are times (rare occasions) when someone I’ve dealt with, or talked to before, comes to mind.…

This is Why I Rock

Since its inception really, Black Girls Rock has been a pretty big deal. In 2006, Beverly Bond launched an organization for empowerment with a mission to uplift and actually mentor young Black women, by celebrating great Black women. What she has accomplished is so much bigger, and ceiling shattering, than just that. One of the…