Arts

Black Artists in their Own Realm opens at Calabar Gallery in Harlem

NEW YORK, NY – Calabar Gallery is pleased to present BLACK ARTISTS IN THEIR OWN REALM: IDEAS, MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES curated by Atim Annette Oton. Opening July 29, the exhibition explores what ways Black Artists globally are working ideas from concept to processing, using materials and techniques to evolve artwork. It will showcase a group of African, Caribbean …

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An Open Letter to New York City and State Leaders

Wanted: A Legal Protection for a Commendable Model _______________________________________ On May 22, 2019 Mayor Bill de Blasio signed Executive Order 47, one of the most consequential measures supporting the city’s community media industry, directing all city agencies to spend at least 50 percent of their annual print and digital advertising budgets on community media publications. …

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Breaking Rocks: Memorials and the AfroAtlantic People

Propelled by Legba the African divinity deemed the Guardian of the Road and Gatekeeper, both as a human rights activist and a Vodou priest, I spent over 10 years following the footsteps of the apparitions of our people along on the Atlantic perimeter.  Those in the Ancestral Realm on their paths of grief, triumph, struggle …

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Museum of Broadway Coming to New York City in 2020

This Immersive Experience Brings the Love of Broadway to Fans of All Ages New York, NY (May 31, 2019) – Today, it was announced that the Museum of Broadway will launch in Times Square, New York City in 2020. The pop-up museum’s unique exhibits will create rich, immersive, visual experiences that take fans on a …

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National Black Theatre’s takes over 125th Street with “125th & FREEdom”

photo credit Christine Jean Chambers Historic theater to present world premiere of ‘125th & FREEdom,’ a river-to-river, five-hour pop-up public dance performance series   Ensemble announced for the Ebony Noelle Golden-choreographed piece on gentrification and displacement, part of the venerated Harlem institution’s 50th anniversary season, NBT Beyond Walls   NEW YORK (May 16, 2019) — …

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Harlem Arts Alliance Artistic Entrepreneurial Development Program

Applications Now Open! The Harlem Arts Alliances ‘Artistic Entrepreneurial Development Program’

Applications Are Now Open! The Harlem Arts Alliances Artistic Entrepreneurial Development Program   Are you a visual artist, a graphic designer or virtual reality creator from or currently residing in West Harlem looking to develop your skills as an artist and entrepreneur? This June 2019 we are launching our Artistic Entrepreneurial Development Program just for …

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New Federal Theatre in association with BMCC Tribeca PAC presents HATITUDES 2019. Sunday, May 5, 3pm.

Upcoming Event “HATITUDES 2019: A Tribute to the Grace and Style of our Mothers”

New Federal Theatre in association with BMCC Tribeca PAC presents HATITUDES 2019 A Tribute to the Grace & Style of our Mothers A Benefit for The New Federal Theatre Honoring Shaunielle Perry and Dr. Glory Van Scott Special Appreciation to Jackie Jeffries   SUNDAY MAY 5, 2019 3:00 PM  BMCC Tribeca PAC is located on …

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A Queen, Mother Among Women: The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin 1942-2018

“Look at what you done for me… you make me feel so good inside “flowed as effortlessly as honey from a knife from a diva whose signature voice moved generations of people. Listening to Aretha Franklin’s breathtaking performance at the Kennedy Center before President Barack Obama was an exemplar of how a woman, grown gracefully …

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