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Gospel fest a big hit

Hundreds of people waited outside FAMU’s Multipurpose Center anxiously anticipating Bishop Hezekiah Walker to revive them at the Tallahassee Gospel Fest on Saturday. Classified as a bishop, pastor, overseer, choir director, songwriter, musician, and author, convergence is not an issue with this dynamic artist.Speaking in a low, subtle voice and […]

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Comedian wows local crowd

Funny man, David Allan Grier gave a knee-slapping performance at Tallahassee’s Comedy Zone on Sept. 15. Grier is best known for his flamboyant, yet hysterical character on the earlier ‘90’s, “In Living Color. For Grier, this show in town was another way to exercise what people assume he does best-making […]

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Chefs leave organic trail

Just call them four organic chefs that enjoy cross-state biking. The bikers have put their finances on the line to ensure that the next generation of Americans, especially blacks, are living a healthy lifestyle free from cancer, diabetes and other health-related illnesses. The band of organic biking chefs stopped by […]

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New hotel showcases contemporary style

“A go-go stay and play” is the tagline of the newest and boldest hotel to be added to the Tallahassee downtown area. The trendy Aloft Tallahassee Downtown Hotel opened on August 27 with 162 rooms for visitors to the state capital. It offers a new style for guests to come […]

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Movie brings familiar storyline, good laughs

Tyler Perry delivers another heart felt production filled with old-fashioned values in, “I Can Do Bad All By Myself.”In this drama, Perry sets aside the snappy old lady, Madea, to feature the come to life story of an alcoholic lounge singer that is left with her sister’s kids. Perry’s latest […]

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The lure of Saturday night lights is hard to resist

The tangy and sweet smell of Hawaiian barbeque pizza fills my apartment on a late Saturday night. As I bite into a fresh slice, one of my friends yell out “Passed go! Gimmie [sic] my $200!” I hand him two tan colored $100 bills all while my other friend laughs […]

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FAMU alumna beats on MTV dance show

Everybody has an It factor ,which is the ability to capture the attention of audiences and wow them with unspeakable talent. This It factor for Porche Anthony is the art of dance. The 22-year-old Florida A&M University graduate is a member of the D.C. based hip-hop dance crew Beat Ya […]

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Trifling Indeed: Gold Digging Still Reigns

College is the place where young men and women come to secure their futures financially by obtaining an education; however, completing a college degree can be costly. Students these days support themselves financially in a variety of ways: old-fashioned labor, scholarships, or their parents. A number of women find it […]