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Impersonators Honor Civil War Heroes for Black History Month

John Anderson and Jarvis Rosier’s impersonations of Fredrick Douglass and an everyday black soldier in the Civil War captivated the audience with eyewitness accounts of struggle, fear and courage. “The slaves were a part of the natural order of things and they had the same skills as white Americans had,” […]

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Savion Glover Taps for Tally Students

  Savion Glover is often referred to as the “greatest tap dancer in the world.” Tonight, he will appear in Lee Hall Auditorium at 8 p.m. as part of the 2010-2011 Lyceum series, co-presented by FSU’s Seven Days of Opening Nights. Glover has performed on some of the biggest stages […]

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Column: Jorge Rodriguez’s Spinach and Egg Recipe

When I know that I am having an exceptionally long and busy week, I find it is better to make dish that can last most of the week. This week, I want to share a recipe for a Spinach-Egg Log. For most students, time is something valuable that cannot be […]

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‘Black Girl’ Hails Shared Stories

“Black Girl Speaks” is a piece that gives voice to issues that all African-American girls and women can relate to. Composed of spoken word, monologues and music, “Black Girl Speaks” found a creative and inspiring way to deliver a message of hope, faith and self-love to women at Florida A&M […]

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Pan-Handler’s Kitchen: A Unique Place for Learning to Cook

When Audrey Robbins wanted to enroll her son in cooking classes, she had a hard time finding one in Tallahassee. “We enjoyed watching the Food Network together and I started teaching him to cook. I couldn’t find any classes, so I started planning this business,” said Robbins. In March 2009, […]

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Cafe Gives Tasty Treats

Jasmine Cafe and Lounge, located between downtown Duval and Adams Street, brings a splash of global flavor to the local market. Restaurant Owner Roger Unger opened the establishment nearly 10 years ago. Unger said his restaurant was one of the first sushi restaurants in the area. Although Jasmine specializes in […]

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‘Just Go With It’ Maintains Status Quo

“Just Go With It,” is the perfect Valentine’s Day date movie. Unfortunately, it’s about as cliché as giving a box of candy and flowers to a date. If you’ve already seen the stage play, “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” and “Problem Child 2,” then “Just Go With It” will be nothing new. […]

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FAMU Poets Thrill with Night of Passion

Cars lined the street as couples and a few singles flowed into Amen Ra’s Bookshop for a night of love and spoken word on Valentine’s Day. The low-lit room was filled with African art displayed on the wall and tables draped in red and white cloth. ValenRhyme, hosted by Black […]

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Black Archives Honors War Heroes

This year, the United States will begin its five-year celebration of the 150th anniversary of the American civil war. This sesquicentennial will show the contributions of blacks and their role in the military. “Every year the Black Archives does an event in correlation of the National Black History month theme,” […]

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Webb Spins New Play

A southern play of spirituality and redemption, “Black Widow,” opens Friday night in Florida A&M’s Charles Winter Wood Theater. The play was written by Florida A&M alumnus James Webb Jr. and is in its final stage of production. “We hope to iron out the kinks and any script issues in […]