The Mourning After June 12th Orlando Shooting

victims-pulse-orlando-shootingBy Marsha “Dish with Divaria” Thompson

We often hear that death is a part of life. I remember a time when people lived to be so old, they would even forget their age. At the funerals, there would be a correction during the reading of the obituary, due to a lost birth certificate being discovered. Continue Reading →

Dish @ House Of Divaria: Finding A Balance, Career And Health

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Dear Divaria,

I work in the theatre industry and have trouble focusing on my career and staying healthy and having wellness in my life. Continue Reading →

Dish @ House Of Divaria: Romantic Love Vs Passionate Love

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Letter from Ms. Stake:

Dear Divaria,

Please help. I’ve reconnected with an old college flame who was the first love of my life. After years of being apart, I’ve relocated where he is with the plan of rekindling the relationship that ended years ago when I moved out of the area after college to start my career. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: A Conversation With Opera Singer Divaria

By CC Minton

There is nothing like the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Between parties, shopping and spending time with family, I find it refreshing to meet up with someone who is exciting and breathes life into a conversation as one season ends and another begins.   Continue Reading →

Dish@HouseOfDivaria: An Introduction To Dish

dish-with-divaria-back-final sliderBy Divaria

Dear Harlem World Magazine reader,

I’m writing this letter as the newly appointed relationship and advice “guru,” I use that word gently.The reason why, is that although I am called upon many times by colleagues, family, friends, and business owners, etc., from Harlem to Hollywood. Continue Reading →

Divaria Dishes With Ms. Angela Brown: Life, Opera, And YARDBIRD At The Apollo Theater

larry at the apolloBy Divaria

For Women’s History Month, I sat down with my friend, Operatic Soprano Angela Brown to talk about her debut at the Apollo Theater in the opera YARDBIRD, co-produced by Opera Philadelphia. Continue Reading →