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COMMUNITY CALENDAR June 18 - 26, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
Written by KAILA HEARD   
Friday, 18 June 2010
music-notes_web.jpgFriday, June 18
The Bluest Eye
: Toni Morrison’s “The Bluest Eye” takes the stage at The M Ensemble’s Actors Studio, 12320 W. Dixie Hwy. in North Miami.  Show time is 8 p.m. on Thursdays — Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. until June 27. Tickets are $20 - $25. For more information, please call 305-899-2217.
FILM REVIEW: The Karate Kid PDF Print E-mail
Written by KIMBERLY GRANT   
Friday, 18 June 2010
the-karate-kid-movie_web.jpgWhen I first found out that the 1984 film classic, The Karate Kid, was going to be remade, I wasn’t at all excited.  We are now in the era of remakes.  Classic and cult favorite movies and TV shows are being remade based on new technology. 

Unfortunately, many filmmakers rely too heavily on technology and not enough on actual story, plot, acting, directing, or even audience interest.  A lot of the recent remakes should not have been remade and have defiled the greatness of the original work.  Not so with The Karate Kid. This is a remake that’s worth watching.
Mango Festival celebrates 25 years PDF Print E-mail
Written by CYNTHIA ROBY   
Friday, 18 June 2010
bobby-womack_web.jpgRobert Wayne “Bobby” Womack recently said his early days as a backing guitarist for R&B singer Sam Cooke were “really tough.”

When the group arrived in Southern cities, he said, the police would warn them to “leave town” by a certain time because of racism.
Maxwell and Jill Scott bring their neo-soul to Miami PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 18 June 2010
­­­jill-scott_web.jpgStill riding the success of his 2009 BLACKsummers’night CD, R & B heartthrob Maxwell performed before a near-capacity crowd at the AmericanAirlines arena on Monday, June 14.

Maxwell always delivers a great live performance, but this summer’s show paled slightly in comparison to last year’s, which was undoubtedly fueled by an almost feverish anticipation from fans after his seven-year absence.
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