This week in Black art: Accolades and celebrity acknowledgments abound for designer Telfar Clemens and youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman. Young designer Marine Serre breaks into the fashion scene.
The Apollo Theater’s Fifth Bi-annual WOW (Women of the World Festival) presented in partnership with The WOW Foundation: Black Women Transcending! features more than 80 thought leaders, scholars, artists, and performers
Today The Apollo Theater announced plans for the fifth bi-annual WOW – Women of the World Festival, an international festival that elevates the voices, experiences, and truth of women spanning all ages.
Adejoke Tugbiyele’s Hybrid Spirit at The Melrose Gallery, Johannesburg Currently showing at The Melrose Gallery in Johannesburg is a solo exhibition titled, Hybrid Spirit by Nigerian-American queer artist, Adejoke Tugbiyele.
Cauleen Smith Wins Studio Museum’s Wein Artist Prize Above: Photo Courtesy of The Studio Museum in Harlem On Oct. 27, Interdisciplinary Artist and Filmmaker Cauleen Smith has won Studio Museum in Harlem’s Wein Artist Prize, which is conjoined with a $50,000 cash award.
Tonia Nneji Highlights PCOS Issues in Her New Exhibition: You May Enter Above: A work from Tonia Nneji’s new exhibition You May Enter, 2020 at Rele Gallery, Lagos Showing at Rele Gallery in Lagos, Nigeria, is You May Enter, a new body of work and a first solo exhibition by Nigerian artist Tonia Nneji.
Each and every third Wednesday of the month, the Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc. presents the GLASSHOUSE COMEDY EXPERIENCE, Miami’s newest performance attraction hosting comedians from throughout Florida and around the nation.The show’s current host is stand-up veteran and Liberty City native Larry Dogg, and features only the bravest of comedians who make it their sole business to deliver purely unadulterated, wickedly hilarious, side splitting anecdotes. On March 18, 2020, get ready for a lineup sure to have you and your loved ones folding over in tears as South Florida’s own Lady T (BET’s Comic View) opens a rousing lineup that includes Pookie F.
Apollo Theater Launches Major Initiative Dedicated to the Creation of a Diverse 21st Century Performing Arts Canon
The Apollo Theater announced today its first multi-work commissioninginitiative dedicated to the creation of a diverse, 21st century American performing arts canon, Apollo New Works. Made possible with the support of a $2 million grant from the Ford Foundation for the creation of new work by artists of color, the initiative is also funded by a $1 million grant from The Andrew W.
Known as a filmmaker, cinematographer and artist, Arthur Jafa presents in the exhibition the works that he has been making as a visual artist for the past two decades.
Theatre Communications Group Announces 2020 Gala: Our Stories To Honor National Black Theatre Festival, David Henry Hwang
Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, is pleased to announce the 2020 TCG Gala: Our Stories will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020 at The Edison Ballroom, 240 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036.
New York Based Dance Company Complexions Contemporary Ballet Opens 26th Season with Performances with the World Premiere of “Love Rocks” Featuring Music of Rock Icon Lenny Kravitz
Above: Jillian Davis and Brandon Gray in Testament. The New York Based Dance company, Complexions Contemporary Ballet (Complexions) opens its 26th season at The Joyce Theater in New York City from January 21-February 2, 2020.