November 24, 2014

Monday Open Thread: Black Shakespearean Actors

The African Grove Theatre (Photo: Dr. Guy Present MusiQologY)

GOOD MONDAY MORNING, P.O.U.! This week's series will take a look at Black Shakespearean Actors.   THE AFRICAN GROVE THEATRE … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U Sunday Jazz Brunch

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GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.! As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, enjoy the sounds of Duke Ellington and his orchestra performing his jazz suite, Such Sweet Thunder, at the Ravinia Park Festival in Highland Park, IL in 1957, and see if you can … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Top Black Restaurateurs

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Black chefs are increasingly visible on TV, but high-profile success in the restaurant world is still rare. These culinary luminaries are defying the odds. This week's open threads will highlight some of the top restaurants in the United States that … [Read more...]

Sunday Music Brunch Open Thread: Tina Turner

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Happy Sunday POU Family. Sit back and rock out to the sounds of  Tina Turner.     The Best Private Dancer  … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.! As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, enjoy the sounds of Mary Lou Williams' Black Christ Of The Andes...   … [Read more...]

Sunday Gospel Brunch Open Thread: Happy Easter!

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Happy Easter POU!  “Easter Monday: An African-American Tradition.” As far back as 1891, black families would come in their Easter clothing to the National Zoo the Monday after Easter. Some said that it was because the black families of the past … [Read more...]

Sunday Open Thread: P.O.U. Sunday Jazz Brunch

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GOOD SUNDAY MORNING, P.O.U.! As you get your Sunday breakfast/brunch on, enjoy the sounds of Terence Blanchard, live at The Mint in Los Angeles, CA... … [Read more...]