In Sync

A Rapper and an Educator Use the Power of Music to Fight AIDS by Chip Alfred He’s a twenty-two year-old Berkeley rapper who’s been a...

Swan Song

Indie Pop Band Bye June Takes on Issues that Youth Face by Chael Needle Since its premiere in January, Bye June’s song, “Shades of Purple,” and...

Gibbor Green

Singer Gibbor Green Takes the Lead in Empowering Youth by Chael Needle Gibbor Green recently dropped the Twitter-inspired “#FOLLOWME,” an ode to hash-tagging what’s important: celebrating...

Take Two

MTV Steps Up the Fight Against HIV with Shuga: Love, Sex, Money by Chip Alfred You might call it the Kenyan version of Gossip Girl—a serial drama...

Striking a Chord

Composer Robert Maggio’s AIDS-Themed Music Packs an Emotional Punch by Chip Alfred He’s a consummate composer who’s written for dance, theater, orchestra, and choral concerts, and...

It Must Be Magic

With a Stunning Music Video, Marshall Titus & John Gress Prove Collaboration Is the Key to Empowerment by Chael Needle On their own, Chicago-based Marshall Titus...

No Show Like Home

The Alvin Ailey Dance Company’s Home Spotlights the Fight Against HIV by Chip Alfred Deep where the sun don’t shine Is a place that I call...

Still Around

Still Around Various directors Outcast Films reviewed by V. Anderson Although compilation feature films have had some success in the past (Paris, Je T’Aime), the subject of HIV/AIDS...

Signs of the Times

Chicago Playwright Philip Dawkins Authors a Zodiac of AIDS by Sean Black Exiting a cab in front of The Victory Gardens Biograph Theater just south of...

Heartbreak Exposed

A Feature Film Takes the Pulse of AIDS, Broken Hearts & Finding God by Chip Alfred Heart Breaks Open isn’t just a film about someone’s heart...

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