Josefina López's Casa 0101 amplifies Boyle Heights voices. Even as the new Academy Museum recognizes her 'Real Women Have Curves,' small theaters like hers struggle
1. Fall Music Festival; 2. Virtual Speed Dating for Professional Singles!; 3. RLC Food Pantry Meeting and Training; 4. Capital Brewfest 2021 - Juneau, Alaska; 5. Alaska Galore Tours - 3 Hour Whale Watch;
Pamela Kimbrell Warlick has been honored by the Gaston Community Foundation with the receipt of the 31st annual Allen H. Sims Award. The award is presented each year "in recognition of a person who displays the traits of the late Allen Sims: the selfless act of seeing a need and finding a solution, of caring for a community, and making a difference."
Jack Lane, Co-founder and Executive Producer of Stages St. Louis, stopped by to talk with Nancy about the History of Stages, as well as the 2021-2022 season, which includes "Jersey Boys" and "The Karate Kid (The Musical)." Jack Lane was an actor in New York when he heard Co-Counder Michael Hamilton talk about his dream to found a theater troupe in St. Louis, and together they made that dream come true 35 years ago.
The Sept. 17 Star-Ledger had an article about President Biden’s $3.5 trillion social spending proposal and how it will test the appeal of government’s role in our daily lives. As I read this, I thought of a great analogy. Imagine you’re hungry for something to eat, and are thinking you...
MICHIGAN CITY — The Lubeznik Center for the Arts landed grant funding to promote arts and creativity in LaPorte County. The arts center at 101 W. Second St. recently was named an Indiana Arts Commission's Arts Organization Support Merit Awardee. That included a $1,000 award for its innovation and commitment to public service over the past year.
Mixed-media artist Percy King’s work is featured among 24 others in the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture’s first biennial Visual Vanguard: An Exhibition of Black Carolina Artists. King’s three-dimensional wood portraiture is a unique method of assembly he has deemed The Shaolin Wood Technique. Visual Vanguard...
Zarah of ‘Diamonds are For Cocktails’: “I wish someone had educated me on the steps on how to pursue the entertainment industry”
I wish someone had educated me on the steps on how to pursue the entertainment industry. If I understood it clearer and better, I would’ve had more of an organized plan of action. As a part of our series about Inspirational Women In Hollywood, I had the distinct pleasure of...
Kristen Bell and Amazon Prime Spread the Gospel of Music Education in the New Animated Series Do, Re & Mi
Jackie Tohn still remembers the day her bestie Kristen Bell cosigned on her musical education dream. Tohn, a former American Idol contestant and GLOW actress, wanted to give kids who no longer have arts education programs in their schools a colorful and unassuming way to learn about various musical instruments and styles. That’s when she tested out a prototype on Bell’s oldest daughter Lincoln with the help of her creative partner Michael Scharf. Bell, who overheard the music, saw the drawings and loved the way it resonated with her daughter, then encouraged Tohn and Scharf to think about turning their idea into...
Gadsden City Schools Superintendent Tony Reddick said it was not a surprise when the City of Gadsden's proposed budget for the coming year didn't include funding for the system. School officials had been led to expect it. "We'll manage," Reddick said. While council member Thomas Worthy expressed his displeasure at...
Arts Missoula, the city’s official arts agency, has launched a new artist grant program that will distribute up to $2,500 to individual artists. They’re open to any type of visual or performing arts and any stage of the artist’s career. They plan to award three and hope to award more in the coming years, according to Tom Bensen, executive director.
A Conversation Series on African American x African x West Indian x Afro-Latin + identity & relationships in the US. An Akata & African Booty Scratcher walk into a Barbershop. A Conversation Series on African American x African x West Indian x Afro-Latin + identity & relationships in the USA.
Eight sweet shows on stage — and four big Broadway hits COH will take you to see. A number of national touring acts are coming to downtown Traverse City as the City Opera House returns to business as (almost) normal. Events like the TCNewTech Pitch and Networking nights and presentations...
Providence, RI—The FirstWorks Live—Music at Roger Williams Park free concert series continues this month with Latin Jazz, Red Roots Americana and Afro-Brazilian-inspired tap performances in the gorgeous outdoor setting of The People’s Park. Presented in partnership with Roger Williams Park Conservancy and the Providence Parks Department, the summer concert series extends through September with indigenous performing-songwriter Thea Hopkins on September 19, and New York City-based tap ensemble Music From The Sole on September 24.
Margaret Quackenbush, president and executive director of the Hochstein School, announced this will be her last school year at an all-faculty meeting. Jennifer Stenzel, chair of the Hochstein board, said a search plan will be communicated in the coming weeks, providing opportunities for Hochstein stakeholders to have input into the decision-making process. Advisory director Eric Logan, senior IT project manager for the city of Rochester, will chair the search committee.