Above: Antoinette Nwandu Tuvalu, author of the Saddest Song. Sundance Institute’s Theatre Lab kicks off today with the announcement of this year’s participating acting company and creative advisors.
Above: Still image from Martine Sym’s “Black Box,” an installation at Human Resources in Los Angeles, 2016. Photo: Courtesy of the artist.
Delou African Dance Ensemble presents DanceAfrica Miami 2017: the 8th annual African Diaspora Dance & Drum Festival. This unique festival showcases dance, music, fashion, intercultural workshops and performances.
Above:Gary Simmons, Ghost Reels, 2016 For non-California natives, the California African-American Museum caught the eye of viewers of Issa Rae Misadventures of an Awkward Black Girl.
Above:Sockhna #3 Collage on silver print 28 x 28 cm 2015 © Vincent Michéa at Galerie Cécile Fakhoury Abidjan — Ivory Coast Striving to promote a diverse set of African perspectives from around the world, 1:54 has carefully selected 41 leading galleries specializing in contemporary African art from 18 countries across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and North America.
Above: Selfie 3 by Jared McGriff. Social media is a beautiful thing. The various platforms like Facebook, Behance, and Instagram create spaces for burgeoning artists to share and sell work without the need of a gallery.
Shakespeare & Company is pleased to announce the production of Intimate Apparel by award-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Daniela Varon Opening on July 22, 2017.From Dramatist Play Service “Esther, a black seamstress lives in a boarding house for women and sews intimate apparel for clients who range from wealthy white patrons to prostitutes.
“If you grew up in the Caribbean or a tropical environment your summertime fun as a child was probably filled with fantasy and imagination while floating in the water or running and playing on the beach.
Apology, #BlackLivesMatter, Staying #Woke and Redemption: How Jay-Z Answers Beyonce’s Lemonade with Tidal Exclusive Album 4:44
11:59 PM Thursday, June 23, 2017 The longest minute in my life. Why? Because like the “Hova” masses with their Golden Ticket aka Tidal Music Premium subscription, I was waiting for the most anticipated album of the year to drop for streaming and offline listening.