| Nov 27, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Iron Mike is taking it on the road. Mike Tyson, the former world heavyweight champion, will bring his Broadway solo show, "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth" to the Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St., for a three-night stand from Feb. 15-17.
| Nov 9, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Mike Tyson might not have been the greatest heavyweight champion in history, but he's definitely the most intellectual.
Asked to name his all-time favorite book, the retired boxer and all-around social phenomenon doesn't hesitate.
"The Count of Monte...
| Oct 2, 2012
Mayor Mitch Landrieu joined director and producer Spike Lee to pitch the new public awareness campaign called "Flip the Script".
"Flip the Script" aims to change the way young, black men are perceived -- and they way they perceive themselves -- according...
| Oct 16, 2012
One of the most popular jewelry designers in New Orleans has come out with a new collection and while some people like it others say they would never wear it. The story from Vanessa Bolano.
“I didn't want it to be pretty. I wanted it to be...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:23 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Former rap star Flavor Flav was arrested Wednesday in Las Vegas, Nevada, and charged with assault with a deadly weapon and battery in a case involving his fiancee of eight years, police said.
Police were called to their house on the city's...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 6:22 AM
President should denounce slurs
In Kendall Stanley’s recent column (June 4) he insists that Mitt denounce The Donald because he’s a “birther.” If one finds it interesting that Barry’s father’s race is...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The room became dark at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles, where Jay-Z lyrics in the song, "Ni**as In Paris," repeated loudly.
"Jackson, Tyson, Jordan, Game Six," looped on the sound system. And then just, "Tyson. Tyson. Tyson."
The crowd cheered...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 6:05 PM
If there was one ring in the world that I, a weakling theater critic, knew I could knock Mike Tyson out in, it was the Pantages Theatre, where "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth" played this past weekend.
Tyson might have 100 pounds more muscle on him than I...
| Feb 28, 2013
*** (out of four)
Many thrillers contain eerie, mysterious figures and a villain waiting for just the right time to strike. Not many thrillers grant attention to the unnerving crackle of an eggshell or, gulp, a young girl’s orgasmic fantasy about...
| Feb 28, 2013
RICHMOND — Spike Lee strolled into a VCU basketball practice last week. The renowned filmmaker, hoops maven and Reggie Miller foil was speaking on campus and wanted to check out coach Shaka Smart's Rams.
"All of a sudden it went from a good...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 8:13 AM
No matter what happens in the economy or in the arts, new waves of young musicians keep pursuing the elusive art of jazz.
Especially in Chicago, where uncounted programs in universities, high schools and elsewhere stoke interest in a music that...
| Apr 7, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Variety has noticed Tyler Perry's under-appreciated box office status. For a guy whose movies appeal to a limited demographic (older, black and female) and which don't have the benefit of overseas success or culture-wide promotion (the films aren't...