Saturday, January 22, 2022


Tips for Musicians: What You Need to Know About Learning to Play the Mandolin.

December 7, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) When it comes to which musical instrument we should learn, there is a vast choice. We can choose from ones that are played with strings, those blown with a mouthpiece, and keyboard instruments that can provide the full 8 octave range. Many musicians will play more than one instrument. This is particularly so […]

2021; Best of the Best Films at Miami Film Festival GEMS.

November 24, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Every March the city of Miami comes alive when the Miami Film Festival premieres global and Ibero-American films. Every fall MFF GEMS selects the best films on the international film fests circuit and screens them at Little Havana’s historic MDC’s Tower Theater Miami. These gems shined in their own ways. Belfast (***) Actor/writer/director Kenneth Branagh is more likely to adapt a Shakespearian play […]

Film Review; Tina.

March 25, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) She’s like an eternal flame. Can’t remember when she wasn’t around. Can’t imagine life without her. That’s the magic that some music legends can create. They get people to think about them in the past, present and future. The here, now and always. Tina Turner’s journey into the world of professional music began […]

African-American Women, My Sisters.

March 9, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Like most people, I enjoy peace and tranquility in my life. I find that I sometimes experience profound frustration with the need for continuous social unrest to move us forward. I erroneously assumed that when Trump left, the discord that followed daily in his wake would gradually vanish. To the contrary, Trump’s numerous […]

Film Review; The United States vs. Billie Holiday.

February 21, 2021 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It’s a major showcase. Viewers can watch the brilliant musical talent Andra Day take center stage as she crosses over into the world of film acting. With the bright lights on her, she summons up an astonishing, all-in, Oscar-caliber portrayal of Billie Holiday. A feat achieved by Diana Ross five decades ago. Same […]

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