A Post Valentine’s Giveaway

I hope you enjoyed Valentine’s Day! We enjoyed a beautiful and romantic day here in Chicago. We spent the morning in Chinatown, attending the Chinese New Year parade. Yesterday was the first day of the Year of the Tiger, and Chinatown was densely packed with onlookers. You can see some photos from the day here […]

Measha Opens the Olympics!


Did you see the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics? If you did, and you’re a longtime Afrobella reader, you may have instantly recognize Canadian opera singer and former Afrobella of the Week, Measha Bruggersgosman. I interviewed Measha back in 2007 when she was touring with the Cleveland Orchestra. It was such a pleasure to […]

Aloha! My Hawaii Videos are on Black Atlas

Bellas! Fellas! Remember I went to Hawaii in January? My articles and videos are finally up on Black Atlas. This is an exciting first for me, and the fulfillment of a New Year’s Resolution. I’ve faced my fear! And these are my first real on-camera YouTube videos. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f2EUpRt60MU I’m not loving myself on camera 100% […]