‘An American Drum Circle’ Is An Endearing E-Mail To All

An American Drum Circle - Kathleen Grace Fiori - Nneoma Nkuku - Photo by Martha Granger sliderBy Dontré L. Conerly

Undoubtedly, you’ve received the following email; we all have:

Addressed to you from an unknown address and source, the author claims to be a citizen of an African nation in a most unfortunate situation: Continue Reading →

Keanu: A Murderous Comedy

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele in Keanu (2016)

By Dontré L. Conerly

Anyone who says a dog is man’s best friend, has clearly never met Keanu. This cute calico kitten is a feline Helen of Troy, capable of launching a thousand bullets and leaving in his wake a dizzying body count which rivals even the bloodiest battle at Troy.

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‘Hughie’ Not a Win for Whitaker

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By: Dontré L. Conerly

By the time Forest Whitaker takes his final bow for the curtain of “Hughie,” most other plays on Broadway are only ¾ of the way into their first act. Eugene O’ Neill’s 60-minute play—in which Whitaker makes his Broadway debut—usually shares the billing with another work to extend both the time and value of a night out at the theatre, if not to also provide a sense of completion to a work that lacks a sense of purpose and leaves the audience without a takeaway.

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Holy War Erupts over Auction of ‘Hateful’ Church Home

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By: Dontre L. Conerly

The Holy War between good and evil is one that has raged on for millennia, and it all may come to a head today at 2:00pm. No, I’m not predicting the end of the world or the return of Christ; but at least one battle in the celestial fight will be won. . Continue Reading →

Sherri Shepherd Hosts “Children of Promise” In Harlem

Photo Credit: Sheila D's Photography

Sherri Shepherd Hosts CPNYC’s Expansion Photo Credit: Sheila D’s Photography

By Dontré L. Conerly

Bolstered by their success in Brooklyn, and an overwhelming need of their services in Harlem, Children of Promise, NYC tapped TV personality, Sherri Shepherd, to announce the non-profit’s expansion into Harlem, in a fundraising gala which attracted Harlem’s most well-heeled donors. Continue Reading →