Kay Bourne, former Banner arts editor, 82

Kay Bourne PHOTO: COURTESY KATIE BOURNE Kay Bourne, who served as the Banner’s arts editor through the paper’s first four decades, passed away Sunday, Jan. 31. She was 82. While writing for the Banner, Bourne took a keen interest in Boston’s Black arts community, highlighting the contributions of local visual […]

The Weeknd’s 2022 Tour Dates Announced!

The Weeknd‘s 2020/2021 tour dates have officially been rescheduled and he’s going out on tour beginning in 2022! The After Hours Tour has now been rescheduled twice due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and here’s hoping this is the final reschedule. The news comes at the heels of The Weeknd’s upcoming […]

Black, Jewish Leaders in Entertainment Industry Form New Alliance

Share this article: More than 170 Black and Jewish leaders from the entertainment industry launched an initiative Tuesday devoted to countering racism and antisemitism. The Black-Jewish Entertainment Alliance includes such industry heavyweights as Tiffany Haddish, Sherry Lansing, Herbie Hancock, Phil Rosenthal, Diane Warren, Jason Alexander, 24kGoldn, Gene Simmons, Billy Porter […]

The Weeknd performs for Super Bowl 55

Super Bowl 55 between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be the main event Sunday in Tampa, Florida, but often viewers tune in for the entertainment and commercials as much as the game. Every year, one of the biggest acts in music takes the country’s biggest stage after the first two quarters […]

Vero Beach Theatre Guild opens season Jan. 13

VERO BEACH — The Vero Beach Theatre Guild will kick-off its 63rd season Jan. 13 in a newly-renovated theater that allows for social distancing. Since the pandemic shuttered the theater March 15, production crews, staff and volunteers have renovated the building into a more COVID-safe environment. Seating capacity is now limited to […]