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‘This is for the city!’ Kendrick Lamar fans sound off and show out in the ...

The Los Angeles Times 21 Jun 2024
The concert, which was held on Juneteenth (an annual commemoration of the day in 1865 in which enslaved African Americans in Texas were told they were free), featured lively performances from dozens of L.A.

Once banned for his work, anti-apartheid activist highlights role of politics in art

The National 20 Jun 2024
But his art – A South African Colouring Book – got him banned ... And it also raises crucial questions about the role of politics in art – and what kind of burden that places on the artist ... African debts.

Rising country performer Tanner Adell signs distribution deal with Atlanta's LVRN Records

The Tennessean 20 Jun 2024
Alongside Adell, LVRN now features an expanded diaspora of African, African-American and Afro-Caribbean artists and events, including performers 6LACK, Summer Walker, DJ SPINALL, TxC and DVSN, plus ...

Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ breaks streaming record in the US

Business Day Online 20 Jun 2024
Nigerian artist Rema achieved a first for African music as ‘Calm Down’ surpassed one billion streams in the US, according. read more Rema’s ‘Calm Down’ breaks streaming record in the US ... .

C.R. art museum showcasing tiny, big works for summer

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 20 Jun 2024
They also let viewers learn about artists working at very different scales, she said, adding that working in miniature can be just as time-consuming and challenging as working on large pieces.

The stage is set for a cracker of a National Arts Festival

Mail Guardian South Africa 19 Jun 2024
Expect works in theatre, dance, music and visual arts from acclaimed South African and international artists ... The six Standard Bank Young Artist Award winners will be among those setting the stage throughout the festival.

'Songs are being over-engineered for viral success on social media', says Emirati music producer

Khaleejtimes 19 Jun 2024
Inspired by the growing music scene and newfound opportunities, it was in Dubai where icekream honed his skills, surrounded by diverse musical influences—from North African rhythms to Middle Eastern melodies—that enriched his artistic palette.

Tyla delays Cannes Lions performance after she gets nail glue in her eye but assures fans:

The Daily Mail 19 Jun 2024
South African music artist Tyla demonstrated admirable professionalism on Tuesday as she pushed through her performance at Spotify Beach in Cannes, France after enduring a slight injury ... South African ...

PAMM Cancels Kehinde Wiley Show After Sexual Assault Allegations

Miami New Times 19 Jun 2024
Wiley's fame as an artist stems from his baroque-style portraits of African-American subjects in contemporary fashion, often copying the same positions as historical artworks in order to critique the Eurocentric nature of art history.

Newport Bermuda Race start party, concerts and more: What to do in Newport this weekend

The Newport Daily News 19 Jun 2024
Newport Live will present South African jazz artists, Melanie Scholtz with Aaron Rimbui (Kenya), for a performance with their group, as Newport Live Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of South African ...

Qatar celebrates Eid with a festive mix of tradition, entertainment

Gulf-Times 19 Jun 2024
One of the highlights was the enchanting “Garden of Dreams” play, accompanied by fascinating theatrical performances, drawing inspiration from Asian and African cultural heritage.Children enjoyed ...

Collectors show and tell as ‘Antiques Roadshow’ films new season at Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Baltimore Sun 19 Jun 2024
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore was abuzz Tuesday with more than mere animal activity ... “Most of the people who are coming today won’t be taped ... of ... She said her expertise is primarily in works by African American artists from the 20th and 21st centuries.

African-American Weekend Celebrating 225 Years in Paris

GetNews 18 Jun 2024
"In the heart of this festive space, the public will be able to come and celebrate with African Olympic athletes, watch the Games on the big screen and enjoy a rich artistic, cultural and sporting program in a convivial space open to all.

Barranquijazz, the Most Important Jazz Event in Colombia

Colombia One 18 Jun 2024
This artistic expression served as a medium of protest against the enslavement of African Americans in the United States at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century.