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OZ Arts Nashville Presents Legendary Choreographer Ronald K. Brown And EVIDENCE Photo OZ Arts Nashville Presents Legendary Choreographer Ronald K. Brown And EVIDENCE
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2022

Contemporary arts center OZ Arts Nashville today announced it will present performances from acclaimed choreographer Ronald K. Brown and dance company EVIDENCE from February 10-12, 2022, in OZ Arts' expansive creative warehouse. The program will feature three original works by Brown titled Grace, Mercy and his latest piece titled The Equality of Night and Day: First Glimpse featuring text by Angela Davis and a score by Jason Moran.

The Town Hall Theatre to Celebrate Harry Belafonte's 95th Birthday with HB95 Photo The Town Hall Theatre to Celebrate Harry Belafonte's 95th Birthday with HB95
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

A star-studded line-up will celebrate HB95 the 95th birthday of legendary singer, activist and actor Harry Belafonte. The evening will also present the inaugural Harry Belafonte Social Justice Awards in honor of the 10th anniversary of Sankofa.org, the social justice organization Mr. Belafonte co-founded.

CAP UCLA Presents THE EQUALITY OF NIGHT AND DAY: FIRST GLIMPSE AND UPSIDE DOWN  Photo CAP UCLA Presents THE EQUALITY OF NIGHT AND DAY: FIRST GLIMPSE AND UPSIDE DOWN 
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 20, 2022

UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance presents award-winning choreographer Ronald K. Brown and his company EVIDENCE performing The Equality of Night and Day: First Glimpse and Upside Down (1998) on Saturday, March 5 at 8 p.m. at Royce Hall.

John Legend, Lenny Kravitz & More to Take Part in Harry Belafonte's 95th Birthday Ben Photo John Legend, Lenny Kravitz & More to Take Part in Harry Belafonte's 95th Birthday Benefit at The Town Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 18, 2022

A star-studded line-up will celebrate the 95th birthday of legendary singer, songwriter, activist, and actor Harry Belafonte. The benefit evening (HB95) will also present the inaugural Harry Belafonte Social Justice Awards.

Tenor Saxophonist Javon Jackson Joins Forces with Nikki Giovanni on New Album Photo Tenor Saxophonist Javon Jackson Joins Forces with Nikki Giovanni on New Album
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2022

Why would one of poetry’s most revered voices want to curate a jazz saxophonist’s album of gospel hymns and spirituals? “These songs are so important,” says Nikki Giovanni, one of Oprah Winfrey’s 25 “Living Legends” and a Maya Angelou Lifetime Achievement Award winner for 2017.

OWN Content Will Be Made Available on Hulu & Live TV Photo OWN Content Will Be Made Available on Hulu & Live TV
by Michael Major - Jan 6, 2022

Hulu subscribers have access to OWN's critically acclaimed, award-winning content, including hits like Ready To Love and Love & Marriage: Huntsville, Friday and Saturday night's #1 original cable series respectively among African American women in 2021. OWN's prime premieres on average rank #2 with African American women among cable networks.

Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces Details for 2022 at Walt Disney Concert Hall Photo Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces Details for 2022 at Walt Disney Concert Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2022

Los Angeles Philharmonic Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel and Chief Executive Officer and David C. Bohnett Chief Executive Officer Chair Chad Smith announced new details of the LA Phil’s winter-spring programs at Walt Disney Concert Hall, from January 7 through June 14, 2022.

All new season of State of the Arts! Photo All new season of State of the Arts!
by - Nov 18, 2021

Special Offer - All new season of State of the Arts!

Photos: Breton Follies Presents RECLAMATION Photo Photos: Breton Follies Presents RECLAMATION
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 25, 2021

RECLAMATION explores the metaphysical energy of the original location of the Women’s House of Detention, now the Jefferson Market Library Garden, through dance, celebrating the historic contributions of the queer community to Manhattan’s Greenwich Village culture and identity, in celebration of public performance spaces as an equalizer of accessibility.

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces 2021/22 Humanities Projects and Festival Curat Photo The Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces 2021/22 Humanities Projects and Festival Curators
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2021

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association today announced its 2021/22 Humanities projects and festival curators. The LA Phil Humanities program began in 2019/20 as an outgrowth and consolidation of the organization's long-time commitment to curator-driven festivals, visual arts projects, publications and partnerships with area cultural institutions.

Breton Follies Presents RECLAMATION Choreographic World Premiere At The Jefferson Mar Photo Breton Follies Presents RECLAMATION Choreographic World Premiere At The Jefferson Market Library
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 2, 2021

Breton Follies Productions presents the world premiere of RECLAMATION, a new choreographic work directed, choreographed, and performed by Breton Tyner-Bryan (Winner World London IFF, Madrid IFF, Barcelona IFF) at the Jefferson Market Library Garden Formerly The Women's House of Detention, in collaboration with Allan Berube Prize winning writer and historian Hugh Ryan .

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces 2021/22 Humanities Projects And Festival Curat Photo The Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces 2021/22 Humanities Projects And Festival Curators
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 30, 2021

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association today announced its 2021/22 Humanities projects and festival curators. The LA Phil Humanities program began in 2019/20 as an outgrowth and consolidation of the organization’s long-time commitment to curator-driven festivals, visual arts projects, publications and partnerships with area cultural institutions.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE and Meshell Ndegeocello At The Ke Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE and Meshell Ndegeocello At The Kennedy Center
by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2021

Hailed as a “modern dance savior” by the New York Times, Ronald K. Brown returns to fuse the form, rhythm, and history of African dance with contemporary and urban dance styles. In Mercy, a Kennedy Center co-commission (the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, Carolina Performing Arts, UNC Chapel Hill, and The Joyce Theater’s Stephen and Cathy Weinroth Fund for New York), Brown finds an ideal collaborator in visionary vocalist, composer, and bassist Meshell Ndegeocello.

ANGELA DAVISâ€"SEIZE THE TIME Now Open at Zimmerli Art Museum Photo ANGELA DAVISâ€"SEIZE THE TIME Now Open at Zimmerli Art Museum
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2021

A groundbreaking exhibition documents the image, influence, and activism of Angela Davis. Angela Davis—Seize the Time was developed at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, where it is now on view. With some 220 objects, Seize the Time not only examines Davis's arrest, incarceration, trial and the national and international campaigns to free her, but also positions her as a continuing touchstone for contemporary artists.

Playwrights Horizons to Reopen with Aleshea Harris's WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOW Photo Playwrights Horizons to Reopen with Aleshea Harris's WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN - Casting Announced!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2021

Playwrights Horizons will welcome audiences back into its building with What to Send Up When It Goes Down, written by Aleshea Harris (Is God Is), directed by Whitney White (Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, The Amen Corner) and co-produced with the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), in association with The Movement Theatre Company.

OZ Arts Nashville Announces 2021-22 Season Photo OZ Arts Nashville Announces 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021

Contemporary arts center OZ Arts Nashville today announced its lineup of dynamic programming for the 2021-22 season, which features dance, theater and multimedia performances by influential contemporary artists and ensembles from around the world, as well as groundbreaking national and local artists.

Feinstein's Presents Announces New Concert Series With Paula West Photo Feinstein's Presents Announces New Concert Series With Paula West
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 6, 2021

Feinstein's Presents, Feinstein's at the Nikko's concert series showcasing world-class performers at larger venues throughout the Bay Area, will present renowned San Francisco Bay Area jazz vocalist Paula West for a limited three-week engagement—August 13–28, 2021.

THE HAIR TALES Greenlit at OWN & Hulu Photo THE HAIR TALES Greenlit at OWN & Hulu
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2021

In “The Hair Tales” narrators and real-life friends Tracee Ellis Ross and Michaela angela Davis, lead the audience through a revelatory journey of connecting the personal tales of phenomenal Black women to broader societal and historic themes.

Multistages Sets Virtual Festival SPEAKOUT: PROTEST PLAYS AND MORE Photo Multistages Sets Virtual Festival SPEAKOUT: PROTEST PLAYS AND MORE
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2021

MultiStages will present 'SPEAKOUT: Protest Plays & More,' a virtual festival of multidisciplinary commissioned works, live on June 21 and recorded from June 22 to 25. Conceived and directed by Artistic Director/activist Lorca Peress, the program is a 90 minute turntable of short plays, dance works and poetry exploring the essence of protest and activism in the modern period since the killing of George Floyd.

GENIUS: ARETHA estreno en exclusiva este viernes 4 de junio en Disney + Photo GENIUS: ARETHA estreno en exclusiva este viernes 4 de junio en Disney +
by Ainhoa Hornero - Jun 3, 2021

La tercera temporada de la serie de National Geographic está protagonizada por Cynthia Erivo como la Reina del Soul.

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