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An evening with the Alphas

An evening with the Alphas

The Beta Delta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. hosted its first all-white party the night of June 27 to benefit Daytona Beach’s Police Athletic League. The fundraiser was held at the Yvonne Scarlett Golden Cultural and Educational Center in Daytona Beach. The party included music by The Love Band (above), dancing and […]

The hits just kept on coming

The hits just kept on coming

Legendary group Maze entertains crowd at Peabody   The legendary band Maze featuring Frankie Beverly showed why they’re still one of the hottest groups around on Sunday during a high-energy performance before a packed house at the Peabody Auditorium in Daytona Beach. Donned in their traditional white outfits, the group gave the audience a walk […]

Juneteenth celebration continues in DeLand at JAMFest

Juneteenth celebration continues in DeLand at JAMFest

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The commemoration of Juneteenth continues this Saturday in DeLand with JAMFest – June Arts and Multicultural Festival. Hosted onsite by the African American Museum of Arts, the free event seeks to unify diverse cultures in the West Volusia county for a celebration of African-American history legacy from 11 a.m. to […]

Legendary band Maze featuring Beverly to perform at Peabody

Legendary band Maze featuring Beverly to perform at Peabody

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, amazingly one of the most talented and influential R&B/soul groups to date, will bring The Peabody audience to their feet with an exciting show full of high energy, electricity and amazing music. Beverly and band will come to The Peabody for one show only, Sunday, June […]

FOCUS

FOCUS

New Smyrna Beach library showing free movies The New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, will show free movies every Friday in May. They include: •“Exists”: 2 p.m. May 8. Five friends camping in the Texas Big Thicket are terrorized by an evil force seeking murderous revenge. Rated R, 86 minutes. •“Lucy”: 2 […]

‘Let all your life be music’

‘Let all your life be music’

Chorale festival features voices from HBCUs BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES In partnership with the Southeastern African American Chorale (SEAAC) Festival and the Mary McLeod Bethune Cultural Heritage Arts Festival, the Community Performance Series at Bethune-Cookman University presented its last performance of the season on Sunday at the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center […]

Every high school to receive free copy of ‘Selma’

Every high school to receive free copy of ‘Selma’

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES In celebration of the home entertainment debut of director Ava DuVernay’s i“Selma,” Paramount Home Media Distribution has announced that every high school in the U.S., both public and private, will receive a copy of the DVD free of charge. In addition, teachers can receive free companion study guides to help […]

Jackson kids reportedly getting $8 million a year allowance

Jackson kids reportedly getting $8 million a year allowance

BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM Must be pretty nice, if you’re one of Michael Jackson’s three kids. According to the New York Post, Prince, Paris and Blanket Jackson take home an allowance of $8 million a year. The publication adds that the $8 million is separate from the $1 million-plus Katherine Jackson receives to watch over the kids. Expenses include […]

‘Black Panther Party’ film seeks wider audience

‘Black Panther Party’ film seeks wider audience

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,’’ the first feature-length film to focus on the origin and downfall of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense is making waves in the film community. It’s been a breakout entry at the Sundance Film Festival, and has already won an […]

‘Out of the Box’ fashion show helps domestic abuse victims

‘Out of the Box’ fashion show helps domestic abuse victims

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The first “Out of the Box’’ fashion show for over 200 locals in the DeLand community was held April 18 at the Chisholm Community Center. Dr. Primrose Cameron of Cameron Enterprises, Alicia Monroe of Deliverance Outreach Ministries as well as Mitzy Caine and Kimeca Caine of Mitzy’s First Impressions […]