Donald Glover is a man of many talents. On television, he is “Community’s” Troy Barnes, on the big screen he has produced, written and acted in “The Mystery Show” as well as worked on “30 Rock.” But on Friday, he entered the Thunderdome as rapper Childish Gambino.
Many ballerinas, from an early age on, dream of joining American Ballet Theatre — one of the most reputable classical ballet companies in the world. While only a handful of talented dancers make it far enough to achieve this dream, a smaller number accomplish it within only a four-year time period. That’s where Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre’s third African American female soloist, comes in.
Last Friday, Feb. 21, headliner FMLYBND and opening band Givers & Takers played a memorable show downtown at SOhO, marking the third sold-out event in a row for local music promotion company, We the Beat. After the huge sell-out success of Giraffage, a show put on with Speak Volumes in January, We the Beat founder Kirk Reed, aimed his attention to create a venue for local bands this time around.