Southern states have some of the most racist and restrictive laws in the country—and Florida is no exception. Here, minor offenses are deemed criminal activities, and punishments for minorities—especially Black and Latinx people—are the harshest.
This Week in Black Art March 8- March 12, 2021: Reply All Ends Abruptly, Lena Waith and Daveed Diggs Voice Black Imagination, Amy Sherald makes Social Impact with Breonna Taylor, Classical Theatre of Harlem Teams Up with Playbill
This Week in Black Art and Culture, we mainly focus on the medium of audio. Two of the stories we share cover Black voices in media spaces typically run by non-Black people, and how they navigate through them to advocate for themselves.
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.