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"FENCES" Spotlights the Groundbreaking Work of August Wilson

By Ronke Idowu Reeves

In her engaging and powerful speech during her Best…

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Added by bai americana on March 17, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments

Jean-Michel Basquiat -- Black Art Icon of "The Unknown Notebooks"

Very personal and private notes from legendary (self-taught) artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat were the focus of the exhibition, The Unknown Notebooks…

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Added by bai americana on March 17, 2017 at 12:30am — 2 Comments

Miami Art Basel Week 2016 : INTERCULTURAL Art For World Peace by Sheinina Lolita Raj (opening Friday, 12/2/16)

ARTIST MUSE Presents

INTERCULTURAL

by Contemporary Fine…

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Added by bai americana on December 1, 2016 at 9:42am — No Comments

African American Art Perspective free range art show™ (Oct 12 - 23, 2016) in Miami Design District (extended)

Extended until 10/23/16 -- AA Art Perspective Free Range Art Show® -- Digital, Photographic Works and Works on Paper in The Melin Building, 3930 NE 2nd Avenue, 2nd Floor, Suite 201, Miami, FL  33137 with a "Your Second Chance" gathering on Friday, October 21, 2016 -- honoring…

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Added by bai americana on October 4, 2016 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

NRM DAY INTO NIGHT MUSIC™, September 17, 2016, 12:00 PM (noon) to 10 PM in MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT

DAY INTO NIGHT MUSIC, September 17, 2016, 12:00 PM [noon] to 10 PM in MIAMI DESIGN DISTRICT - FREE ADMISSION. TEL:1.305.741.2017 -- RSVP / REGISTER FOR PERFORMANCES BEING HELD IN SUITE 200…

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Added by bai americana on September 7, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Mark Bradford's Hirshorn Commission -- Unveiling in November, 2017

Mark Bradford to Unveil Largest Work in November, 2017.  

A…

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Added by bai americana on July 21, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

WHERE BLACK IS BROWN until September, 2016 a the Museum of African American Art in Los Angeles

Where Black Is Brown is an exhibition at the Museum of African American Art in Los Angeles featuring artifacts, installations and photographs on the African presence in Mexico. Exhibition Curator, Dr. Toni-Mokjaeti Humber stated that, "Recognition of an African root in the Mexican heritage, both ancient and modern, has been rendered…

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Added by bai americana on July 21, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

MODERN HEROICS at the Newark Museum until January 6, 2017

Modern Heroics presents African-American art works from the Newark Museum's permanent collection.  The Newark Museum website mentions that "this unique exhibition features 34 paintings and sculptural works with an emphasis on storytelling and expressive imagery.…

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Added by bai americana on July 20, 2016 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Frederick Douglass Photographic Exhibit at the Museum of African American History in Boston until July 31, 2017

The Museum of African American History in Boston features photographs of famed abolitionist, Frederick Douglass until 2017.   L’Merchie Frazier, Director of Interpretation and Education is quoted in Boston Magazine as…

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Added by bai americana on July 20, 2016 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Tony Awards for All four Musical Acting Honors Presented to Artists of color

Daveed Diggs, Cynthia Erivo, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Leslie Odom Jr. made history as actors of color, winning all…

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Added by bai americana on June 27, 2016 at 8:45pm — No Comments

American Black Film Festival Is Back In Miami (June 15 - 19, 2016)

American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is considered the largest festival for African American "film and television enthusiasts" with a 20th annual festival taking place in Miami, Florida from June 15 - 19, 2016 which will feature "a wide and diverse selection of narratives,…

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Added by bai americana on June 13, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Works from Souls Grown Deep at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC (scheduled for Fall / 2016)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art received a gift of 57 works from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation's William S. Arnett Collection.  An exhibition of these works is scheduled at the Museum for the fall of 2016.   The donation includes…

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Added by bai americana on June 10, 2016 at 1:30am — No Comments

Interview with Don Cheadle on the Making of Miles Ahead

Don Cheadle Talks Making Miles Ahead

By Ronke Idowu Reeves

Miles Ahead was a true labor of love for…

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Added by bai americana on June 9, 2016 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

African-American Music Appreciation (2016) -- playlist update

President Barack Obama proclaims June, 2016 as African-American Music Appreciation Month. The President's Proclamation calls upon "public officials, educators and all people of…

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Added by bai americana on June 9, 2016 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

60 AMERICANS EXHIBITION -- OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS



OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS…

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Added by bai americana on May 8, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

PRINCE ROGERS NELSON leaves the scene ...

PRINCE ROGERS NELSON -- Another one of the great musicians of our generation, leaves the scene at a pivotal time in world history and at a time when many are lamenting over the state of mainstream music.  …

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Added by bai americana on May 5, 2016 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

PAMM Fund for African American Art -- conversation with Alberto Ibargüen, President of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

The third annual reception for the (Pérez Art Museum) PAMM Fund for African American Art, on February of 2016, had record breaking attendance and hosted nearly 1000 guests comprised of Miami's art and cultural community. The Pérez Art Museum, working with the Knight Foundation, created a fund for the acquisition of works by African…

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Added by bai americana on February 29, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Thornton Dial, renowned self-taught artist, passes at age 87

Painter and Sculptor Thornton Dial has died.   News reports confirm Mr. Dial's death at his home in McCalla, Alabama.  The…

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Added by bai americana on January 26, 2016 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

National Black Memorabilia, Fine Art & Craft Show - April 9 & 10, 2016

Black Memorabilia, Fine Art & Crafts Show April 9 & 10, 2016

Saturday: 10 AM – 7 PM ** Sunday: 10 AM – 5 PM Montgomery County Fairgrounds

16…

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Added by bai americana on January 25, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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