March 23, 2020
WHEN LIBERTY BURNS and Wins Top Jury Awards At 37th Miami Film Festival

When Liberty Burns, an incisive look at Miami’s infamous 1980 race riots in Liberty City stemming from the fatal police beating of Arthur McDuffie, directed by Dudley Alexis, has won the $30,000 Knight Made in MIA Feature Film Award, the most anticipated prize of the 37th edition of Miami Dade College’s acclaimed Miami Film Festival.

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March 11, 2020
THE BLACK ARCHIVES PRESENTS THE GLASSHOUSE COMEDY EXPERIENCE EACH & EVERY 3RD WEDNESDAY

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.

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March 9, 2020
What We Liked at the Armory Show

Above: Work by Whitfield Lovell. Photo by Halima Taha. Despite the concerns over Coronavirus or COVID-19, The 2020 Armory Show went on last weekend with an array of fantastic work by Black artists.

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March 2, 2020
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.

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February 18, 2020
Lorraine O’Grady opens on Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Façade

Above: Lorraine O’Grady, The Strange Taxi, Stretched, 2020. Photo: Stewart Clements Photography and Design. On January 14, 2020, acclaimed Boston-born artist Lorraine O’Grady unveiled her adapted autobiographical work The Strange Taxi, Stretched (2020) as the latest installation featured on the Gardner Museum’s Anne H.

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