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When Sister Wilhelmina was exhumed after four years, it sparked near-hysteria... After days of mystery, ...

The Daily Mail 03 Jun 2023
Wilhelmina grew up in a poor but devout African-American family in St Louis and reportedly wanted to serve God from the age of nine ... But — rather more surprisingly — they've developed a highly fruitful sideline as successful recording artists.

Amapiano To The World: The Next Cultural Shift In Mainstream Music

Vibe Magazine 02 Jun 2023
Devon Peterson, Creative Director at Africori; Yoel Keenan, CEO of Africori; Amapiano Artist Pabi Cooper; Manaileng Maphike, Attorney at Maphike Attorneys Inc.; Jerry Mpufane, ... South African Amapiano artist Pabi Cooper Eva Marie Uzcategui/AP Images for South African Tourism.

In a new exhibition, Hannah Gadsby takes aim at Pablo Picasso

Economist 02 Jun 2023
He had a habit of chewing up women and spitting them out, and he appropriated African art while dismissing African culture—“Like a true coloniser,” observes Renee Cox, an artist featured in this show ... Many of his works here feature an artist in a studio with a comely nude model, a tableau that feels at once charged and vampiric.

Arts Update: Opportunities and announcements

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 02 Jun 2023
The Fort Wayne Public Art Commission is seeking proposals from artists for the “SHOUT-OUT ... Sunday to Turner Chapel African Methodist ...

Grammy-Award-Winning Jon Batiste Drops New Anthem to Open Second Season of Coke Studio™

Business Ghana 02 Jun 2023
... the rare opportunity for artists from all over the world to collaborate creatively and experiment with sounds from different cultures, fuse genres to create new music and reach global audiences - whether bringing Punjabi music to the US or South African beats to India. .

Willa Cather commemorated

Lincoln Journal Star 02 Jun 2023
ALYSSA JOHNSON. Lincoln Journal Star ... Littleton Alston from Red Cloud was selected from more than 70 artists to design Cather's sculpture. Alston is an associate professor of sculpture at Creighton University in Omaha and is the first African American artist to have a sculpture in the National Statuary Hall Collection. People are also reading… ... .

Wedding industry experts highlight trends that are reigning supreme

Gulf News 02 Jun 2023
Makeup artist, Z Haus. Thanks to recent Bollywood brides, especially Alia Bhatt who got married early last year, the ‘no make-up’ bridal look has captured the imagination of the masses, says Zeenat Jaffer, a well known makeup artist with years of experience ... Henna artist.

Willa Cather sculpture to join DC's National Statuary Hall

Beatrice Daily Sun 02 Jun 2023
Both events are free and open to the public ... Littleton Alston from Red Cloud was selected from more than 70 artists to design Cather’s sculpture. Alston is an associate professor of sculpture at Creighton University in Omaha and is the first African American artist to have a sculpture in the National Statuary Hall Collection ... Capitol.” ... Close ... Photos ... .

Black music tells the American tale

Indianapolis Recorder 01 Jun 2023
The timeline of Black music in America began with the field songs sung by enslaved Africans that drew from the call and response traditions of Africa ... Today’s country music grew from banjo-playing, an instrument that was influenced by the hollowed-out gourds played by enslaved African people.

Art Crawl returns to downtown Franklin Friday, featuring local art in historic buildings

Williamson Herald 01 Jun 2023
The Art Crawl will return Friday, filling downtown Franklin’s historic buildings with artwork from Williamson County’s local artists ...It’s important for people to reward the participating venues and artists with their patronage ... Coburn is a South African born artist who now resides in Nashville.

African American Heritage HQ opens to tell Buffalo's 'full story'

The Buffalo News 01 Jun 2023
"The new visitors center and headquarters provides a convenient, comprehensive gateway for guests and residents to experience the wide variety of sites and activities in the African American Heritage Corridor," said Empire State Development CEO Hope Knight ... "Buffalo is blessed with rich African American heritage," said Buffalo Mayor Byron W.

Venice Architecture Biennale greener and more inclusive

Shenzhen Daily 01 Jun 2023
In doing so, she has delivered one of the most politically-engaged, environmentally-aware and inclusive Biennales in a long time — one where half of the practitioners hail from Africa or the African diaspora ... and aromatic blue Angolan soap, by artist Sandra Paulson.(SD-Agencies).

OBITUARY | Eusebius McKaiser was an intellectual giant and a vulnerable human being

Business Day 01 Jun 2023
It is little wonder that Eusebius McKaiser’s last tweet was in praise of a talented young South African who had made his debut on the world stage. McKaiser was highly supportive of home-grown artists, from writers and broadcasters to sportspeople who excelled.

Afro Nation Miami 2023 Review: Burna Boy, Wizkid, Rema, CKay

Miami New Times 31 May 2023
The multi-talented mechanical engineer, artist, and singer is creating her own lane with her silky blend of European and African sounds ... One of the most popular Afro-fusion Nigerian artists, Burna Boy, AKA the African Giant, dominated his performance with his vibrant band and a ...

Marcelle Pincus relives her journey of adversities to breakthroughs in ‘What if Nobody Comes?’

Independent online (SA) 31 May 2023
... director, and musical artists Jonathan Birin and Ros Basserabie ... African Ginger’s Solo Exhibition ... Johannesburg-based illustrator, painter and multimedia artist Seth Pimentel aka African Ginger will host his first solo digital exhibition titled “The Pride Comes Before the Fall”.

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