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The Wiz: A Celebration in Dance & Music (40th Anniversary Performance Celebration and Broadcast of The Wiz Live)

The musical production of The Wiz was a phenomena when it opened on Broadway at the Majestic Theatre in 1975, spawning revival performances and a feature film.  The original Broadway production won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. George Faison,…

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ATL Get Ready for AFROPUNK

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Exciting Upcoming Events at the David C. Driskell Center

Exciting Upcoming Events at the David C. Driskell Center…

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"WOMEN OF A NEW TRIBE" EXHIBITION "CHILDREN'S WORKSHOP"__CENTRAL, INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY__IN:

"WOMEN OF A NEW TRIBE" PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITURE EXHIBITION

"YOUTH…

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ANTHONY BURKS featured in I Collect Black Art In America Exhibit and Sale (Orlando, Florida), August 20 - September 12, 2015

Works from ANTHONY BURKS (ATB FINE ARTISTS) featured in the

I Collect Black Art In America Exhibit and Sale (Orlando, Florida), August 20 - September 12, 2015.…

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Added by bai americana on August 19, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

The Tragedy of the Scottsboro Boys and the work of Reginald Gammon

The Scottsboro Boys were a group of nine black teenagers accused of rape in the 1930s South. The blatant injustice given to them during their trial lead to several legal reforms. Watch as Emory's Associate Professor of African American Studies, Carol Anderson, discusses what happened to these boys both during and after their trial.

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Detroit Institute of Arts showcases contemporary African American art in “30 Americans” exhibition

Detroit Institute of Arts showcases contemporary African American art in “30 Americans” exhibition

Artists explore racial, gender, political and historical identity in contemporary culture

 

August 12, 2015 (Detroit)—The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) presents “30 Americans,” a dynamic exhibition of contemporary art by…

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New Exhibition at CAAM: Hard Edged: Geometrical Abstraction and Beyond

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The Columbus Museum Presents Once Collected, Always Cherished: Highlights from the George Greene and J. Kyle Spencer Collections

The Columbus Museum Presents Once Collected, Always Cherished: Highlights from the George Greene and J. Kyle Spencer Collections

 

Columbus, GA – The Columbus Museum will celebrate the legacy of two local collectors and their collections in the Once Collected, Always…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 11, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Art as Activism: Graphic Art from the Merrill C. Berman Collection at the New York Historical Society

Go see "Art as Activism: Graphic Art from the Merrill C. Berman Collection" at the New York Historical Society. Artists continue to dynamically call attention to injustice and provoke necessary action to bring about change." - Roger C. Tucker III

Throughout much of the 20th century, political…

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Added by Black Art In America on August 10, 2015 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Calling All Teen Artists and Poets! -- DuSable Museum Chicago

DuSomething!

Legacy After School Program

Legacy After School Program uses sculpting, spoken word poetry, and…

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“Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986,” (UCLA Film & Television Archive)

UCLA Film & Television Archive presents the film series, “Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986,”which continues Saturday, August 8 – Sunday, August 23 at the Billy Wilder Theater in Westwood Village.

 Upcoming programs spotlight 18 years of remarkable work by a host of New York-based filmmakers, including:  Madeline AndersonAyoka ChenziraChristine ChoyBill GunnLeroi JonesSpike…

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Opening reception Sunday, August 9, 2015 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Exhibition Video…

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Kanye West & Steve McQueen Premier Short Film at Los Angeles County Museum of Art | LACMA

Kanye West & Steve McQueen Premier Short Film at Los Angeles County Museum of Art | LACMA

by Faron Manuel…

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Super-Figurative Painter Jas Knight -- Solo Show at Bill Hodges Gallery in New York

Super-Figurative Painter Jas Knight Solo Show at

Bill Hodges Gallery (NYC)…

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10 Years Later – a Black Perspective at Stella Jones Gallery

“10 Years Later – a Black Perspective”

August 1 – September 30, 2015



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Added by bai americana on July 29, 2015 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations features works by contemporary artists from the Women of Color Quilters Network.

(above:  Mammy's Golden Legacy by Laura Gadson)

And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations

Almost 400 years of African American history starting from 1619 is told through quilts in the And Still We Rise:…

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Added by bai americana on July 28, 2015 at 2:00am — No Comments

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