April 10, 2019
Sundance Institute Names Four New Members of Board of Trustees

Sundance Institute announced today that Jason Blum, Ebs Burnough, Lynette Wallworth and Lisa-Michele Church will join the Institute’s Board of Trustees. The new Trustees bring deep experience and broad expertise spanning communications, emerging media, and film production to the Institute’s governance, and will work closely with President &

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April 5, 2019
Countdown Begins to Fort Lauderdale’s Premier Caribbean Food Festival – “The Taste the Islands Experience”

Above: L-R: Daniel Abbott, Tyrone Robertson, Calibe Thompson, Hugh “Chef Irie” Sinclair, and David I. Muir | Photography by RJ Deed Dozens of South Florida’s mainstream and Caribbean media were hosted on the grounds of History Fort Lauderdale on April 3rd, for the official media launch of The Taste the Islands Experience (#TTIX2019) event weekend.

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March 27, 2019
Woven Narratives: Chicago based artist SHENEQUA, pays homage to women who were instrumental in her life through the art she creates from synthetic hair by Daniel Dunson

SHENEQUA was born in St Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands and raised in Miami, FL within the Caribbean culture.  Always fascinated with West African textiles, specifically Ghanaian woven cloth, SHENEQUA embarked on a formal academic journey at Kansas City Art Institute, and School of the Art Institute of Chicago that landed her on African soil.

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March 22, 2019
TWO RIVER THEATER ANNOUNCES THE ACTING COMPANY FOR ITS PRODUCTION OF REGINA TAYLOR’S OO-BLA-DEE, FEATURING ORIGINAL SONGS BY REGINA TAYLOR AND COMPOSER DIEDRE L. MURRAY, DIRECTED BY RUBEN SANTIAGO-HUDSON

wo River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the complete cast for its production of Oo-Bla-Dee, written by Golden Globe Award winner Regina Taylor (Crowns, I’ll Fly Away), featuring original songs by Taylor and Obie Award winning composer Diedre L.

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February 12, 2019
Six Collectors Discuss Their Collections

Above: Various works by Amber Robles-Gordon. In a way, looking at the art market is akin to playing speculative archeology in reverse, where the best case scenario is to discover a work of immense value before it’s covered up (or is discovered by someone else.) However, some collectors also want to help artists’ personal growth and their audience’s ability to have better access to and appreciation of art. 

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February 12, 2019
Pérez Art Museum Miami Announces Acquisition of Artwork by Ebony G. Patterson at Sixth Annual Art + Soul Celebration

On Saturday, February 9, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) welcomed nearly 500 guests for the sixth annual Art + Soul Celebration, which supports and celebrates the museum’s Fund for African American Art and ensures that PAMM represents the diversity of the community it serves, while elevating the appreciation of African diaspora art and culture.             During the celebration, PAMM Director Franklin Sirmans revealed the fund’s newest acquisition, a large-scale tapestry by Jamaican visual artist Ebony G.

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