You can enjoy a Caribbean lifestyle no matter where you live, and Chefs of the Caribbean has everything you need to do so. The brand’s recently enhanced website offers Caribbean-inspired accessories, apparel, food, books and more – giving visitors the opportunity to discover and enjoy the fascinating Caribbean culture. The website enhancement and expansion comes just in time for Haitian Heritage Month in May and Caribbean American Heritage Month, which begins in June.
The Nashville Digital Inclusion and Access Taskforce is seeking input from Metro residents about the digital divide—the growing gap between those who benefit from technology and those who are excluded in the digital age.
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LIFE & CULTURE
AFRO TV Announces a Digital Concert Series Kicking off With a Celebration of the 218th Anniversary of the Haitian Flag
AFRO TV today unveiled AFROJams, its new Live Concert Series for the virtual era hosted by renowned singer Sisaundra Lewis from NBC The Voice. The series will kick off Live on May 18, 2021 with performances from 6 groundbreaking and very popular Haitian Artists in celebration of the 218th anniversary of the Haitian Flag: Rutshelle Guillaume, Fatima Altieri, J-Perry, Michael Benjamin, Anie Alèrte and Lynn Betty.
Davidson County nonprofit organizations may now apply for the Tennessee Arts Commission’s Arts Build Communities grants for arts projects that broaden access to arts experiences, address community quality of life issues through the arts, or enhance sustainability of asset-based cultural enterprises. The Metro Nashville Arts Commission administers ABC grants in Nashville and Davidson County.
When Prince wrote the song “Paisley Park” (featured on Around the World in a Day, released 1985) he envisioned a place of love and peace, where there are not any rules or limitations for creativity. The lyrics became a reality when Paisley Park opened its doors in 1987.
The Belcourt Theatre recently announced that it will reopen on Friday, April 23. Seating capacities will be limited, masks will be required, and other comprehensive health and safety precautions will be in place. Films will be shown in the theatre’s two first floor halls; the second floor and its screening room will remain closed to the public.
Having kids can mean having a lot of stuff, not all of which is made from eco-friendly materials. However, if you’re like many parents, you want your children to have a clean, healthy planet to live in when they grow up. Going green while parenting might sound challenging, but it’s definitely not impossible.
According to numerous news sources Earl Simmons, known as the rapper DMX has died at the age of 50. Last week the musician and actor suffered a heart attack and was hospitalized and placed on life support until his eventual passing away.
MONEY & BUSINESS
More than a year into the pandemic, the “open” sign in countless online and retail storefronts has evolved into a universal symbol of the grit of small businesses. Tenacious entrepreneurs nationwide made a way to stay open in spite of all the obstacles.