As the navy bean became the alternative to sweet potatoes when baking pies, whiting became the alternative catfish; a prohibited food in the Nation of Islam’s diet.
“Defining success is not an exact science by any means. In some ways, it’s especially difficult to quantify one’s success when they have a job that places them in the public eye, a position that is ripe for critique and high expectations. Perhaps those who best thrive in those
Using his experiences growing up in Newark, Bill Bellamy started doing stand-up while he was a student at Rutgers University. Bellamy quickly discovered how much he enjoyed making people laugh, and began honing his skills at small comedy clubs around the country and was soon making waves in the New
Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins — who spent large swaths of the ’80s and ’90s performing together in the seminal acts Bauhaus, Tones on Tail and Love and Rockets – are reuniting to form a new band called Poptone with Haskins’ daughter Diva Dompe that will perform the music those
Kick off festival season with Sacramento’s Third Annual First Festival. 40 bands, 3 stages, live comedy, art, vendors, food, and craft beer right on the Sacramento River. Participate in interactive art projects and then head over to the Burly Beverages Soda Lounge. Or kick off the weekend at local favorite Jimboy’s
“Sajeeb Saha, 23, lives in the middle ground between electronic music and hip-hop. He adopted the moniker Jai Wolf to make a break from a dubstep past, but the project garnered unstoppable buzz when he gave Skrillex’s “Ease My Mind” an Eastern makeover. The bootleg remix caught the dubstep auteur’s
Hari Kondabolu is a Brooklyn-based comic who the NY Times has called “one of the most exciting political comics in stand-up today.” He has performed on Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live, CONAN, John Oliver’s New York Standup Show, and has his own Comedy Central Presents special. A regular on the NPR