A Lesson Before Dying takes us back to 1948, rural Louisiana. A time and a place where it is not surprising that race is an issue in sentencing a young black man to death.
By Herb Boyd Special to the NNPA NEW YORK (NNPA)—His voice arrived first, deep and sonorous, prefiguring a man of enormous life and vitality, and such was the often imposing but impressive visage and physique of Geoffrey Holder, who many remember mostly from his promotion of Seven-Up “Uncola” commercials. But, the multitalented Holder was much […]
FORT WAYNE—Pushed to their boiling points, three female co-workers concoct a plan to get even with the sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss. They conspire to take control of their company and learn that when working together there is nothing they can’t do — even in a man’s world. Set in the late 1970s, […]
Fort Wayne Youth Theatre—in collaboration with the Three Rivers Jenbé Ensemble and puppeteer Barney Thompson—presents “Anansi” at the Arts United Center, 303 East Main St.