Latest News for: African artists


Alumni to headline UNCP Distinguished Speaker Series

The Robesonian 31 Jan 2023
7 with North Carolina Supreme Court Judge Trey Allen, Real African Art museum founder Calstain Ganda, and Veronica Hatton, an educator with the state’s public schools ... The gallery features artwork from more than 70 artists representing Zimbabwe and other African countries.

Black History Month being observed with events across NY

AM New York 31 Jan 2023
For over 40 years, Presidents of America have recognized February as Black History Month, a time to honor the contributions and legacy of African Americans across U.S ... that African Americans have reached ... The show will feature over 120 booths of artists from the African Diaspora.

Nigeria: Mr Eazi Only African Artist Featured in New Star-Studded #Boss Campaign

All Africa 30 Jan 2023
Nigerian singer, Mr Eazi is the only African artiste featured in the new star-studded #Boss campaign ....

GUBA to host brunch event for African nominees at 65th Grammy Awards

Business Ghana 30 Jan 2023
Grow Unite and Build Africa (GUBA) will host the ‘Africa Nominee Brunch’ in California on Saturday, February 4, 2023, to celebrate African artists who have been nominated in various categories for the 65th GRAMMY Awards® ... The event will honour nominated artists, ...

'Freedom's Daughter' elevates narrative about largely unknown historic Black heroines

News-Press Now 30 Jan 2023
29—WATERLOO — Two disparate exhibits on display at the Waterloo Center for the Arts converge to create a dialogue between portraits of largely unknown Black suffrage heroines and artwork created by Black contemporary artists ... So the artist spoke with officials at the African American Museum of Iowa in Cedar Rapids.

Mr Eazi featured in new star-studded #Boss Campaign

Joy Online 30 Jan 2023
Oluwatosin Ajibade, better known by his stage name- Mr Eazi, is the only African artiste featured in the star-studded #Boss campaign ... 2023 and it features a star-studded lineup of celebrities including Nigerian artiste Mr Eazi.

Nigerian artist uses AI to re-imagine life for the elderly

Arab News 30 Jan 2023
LAGOS. A Nigerian artist is using artificial intelligence to re-imagine life for African elderly people by showcasing near real-life pictures and videos of them walking down the fashion ramp and on the beach ... I was like this is dope ... Afegbua was not always an artist ... ....

Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival to return to Kalamazoo

Michigan Live 30 Jan 2023
Additionally, the festival will offer a series of master classes, workshops, informal practices and artist talks ... Master classes and workshops include contemporary, modern, physical theater and West African classes taught by RAD Fest artists and other prestigious dance educators.

Valerie Omari used her experiences as inspiration for upcoming EP ‘Closure’

Independent online (SA) 30 Jan 2023
The artist has given fans a tease of what they can expect on the EP with the release of the first single "If I Tried" in December 2022 featuring The Rabbi Himself ... Having been named in 2020 by OkayAfrica as one of the African female R&B/Soul artists to watch out for, there are a lot of eyes on the talented musician.

Disney Turns Photographers’ Diverse Princess Portraits into Dolls

PetaPixel 30 Jan 2023
Disney has partnered with CreativeSoul Photography, a black-owned business, to release a special edition artist series collection of dolls across the African diaspora that are inspired by Disney Princesses. [Read More] ... .

Artist uses AI to show the bright side of old age

Rumble 30 Jan 2023
Nigerian artist Malik Afegbua is using artificial intelligence to reimagine elderly African people, who he says are often marginalized, strutting on the catwalk. Angela Ukomadu reports. Loading comments... 1.09. Reuters Innovation. 2 hours ago. Vertical farms boost yields in land-squeezed Gaza. 3. 4.33.10. What Up Ian! ... 9 ... .

Gregory Allen Howard, who wrote 'Remember the Titans,' dies

The Bryan Eagle 30 Jan 2023
15 Texas A&M quarterback Conner Wegiman not expected to play baseball for Aggies this spring Tattoo artists descend on B-CS ... Artists First ... The African Desperate ... Directed by Martine Syms, who comes from an art background herself, "The African Desperate" is both an emotional and experimental film that cements Syms' artistic voice.

Artists worth having on your radar this 2023

Independent online (SA) 29 Jan 2023
This year, I’ve made it a mission to explore and find the gems who are on the rise and aiming to break into the cut-throat industry, expanding my playlists beyond the top artists who we have all come to love ... The artist shares that music connects all Africans no matter what part of the continent they come from.

New exhibit at Gallery 625, DMTC to hold 12th Valentine Dessert Auction | Center Stage

The Daily Democrat 29 Jan 2023
“Our singers, performing at the highest artistic level, convey a message of hope ... “Shonna devotes so much of herself to promoting the accomplishments of African American culture in our region while pursuing her own dedicated artistic practice,” said Janice Purnell, creative director at YoloArts.

Dignity, strength of Black and indigenous people captured in dual exhibits

The Columbus Dispatch 29 Jan 2023
Also on view is the smaller “… of Black Skin” presentation of portraits by local artists ... holiday ... 'Dignity ... Expect diverse works by local visual and literary artists'of Black Skin'. More portraits of people of color, created by 10 Columbus-area artists, were assembled by artist Michael Bush ... Some of the artists, but not all, are African American ... Hours.

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