Black Classical: Singers and Instrumentalists
WQXR Radio (blog)
Two years later, he became the first black man to sing at the Met. A contract followed and brief career followed. In 1958, he crossed over into Hollywood, and made his mark as the singing voice of Sidney Poitier's Porgy in the film adaptation of Porgy ...
Why Maya Angelou's Legacy Will Never Be Forgotten
It wasn't until she landed a role in the opera Porgy and Bess that she began to fall in love with theater and the arts. Following her stint in theater, she started a full-time writing career, penning screenplays, poems and short stories. She went on to ...
Leontyne Price, World Renowned Soprano, Turns 90 ...
World renowned black soprano Leontyne Price was born February 10 in 1927.
South on 101: There's lots to see, do
Santa Maria Times (subscription)
There's much to see and do in Santa Barbara this weekend, especially for families with young kids. But it's also worth the drive for adults.