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DJ Ngwazi Steals the Show at BOMU Awards Night

The Botswana Gazette 07 Dec 2022
SA-based artist scoops 4 awards out of 7 nominations Defends his right to ...

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra wraps 2021-22 season with $163,393 surplus

Pioneer Press 07 Dec 2022
“On every front – artistically, financially and, most importantly, serving the community – we had a tremendous year,” said SPCO managing director and president Jon Limbacher in a news release ... The orchestra also announced two new artistic partners. South African cellist, singer and ...

I was not paid—ATI on Cassper Nyovest gig

Mmegi Online 06 Dec 2022
When South African rapper, Cassper Nyovest announced Botswana artists curated for his Fill Up Mmabatho Stadium Concert held over the weekend, local rapper ATI was set to hoist the blue, black, and white flag high ... “I take myself seriously as an artist and I am not going to let anyone treat me otherwise whether locally or in South Africa.”.

3 slain UVA football players honored with posthumous degrees

ABC7 06 Dec 2022
Davis, a third-year student, majored in African American and African studies, according to UVA ... Perry, a fourth-year student, double majored in studio art and African American and African studies, according to the university. Perry was "very, very, very artistic" and loved music, head coach Tony Elliott said at a news conference last month.

Tamron Hall’s Five Favorite Things at Home

Barrons 06 Dec 2022
Even before we had our son, we wanted it to be a place where our friends can come ... “The artist is Plastic Jesus, a street artist who’s become very, very popular ... Most of our art we collect is from women and women of color—African-American, Iranian, indigenous. We’re very loyal supporters of female artists, and our art reflects both of our heritages ... .

What to know as the Supreme Court considers freedom of faith

New York Post 06 Dec 2022
“I love everyone,” says the 38-year-old who ditched the corporate world to start her own artistic firm ... Yet the Denver, Colo.-based artist is being persecuted, her Constitutionally-protected right to free speech trampled upon by an Orwellian government that’s threatening her with hefty fines that could drive her company out of business.

Algorand Foundation unveils 2023 plans at Decipher 2022

Khaleejtimes 06 Dec 2022
The initiative will aim to broaden the adoption of Algorand across the region, with nine India-based companies already presented at Decipher.The launch of Licit was announced by, elaborating on the Web3.0 platform which will look at verifying digital assets on ...

African Legends Night 2022: Thrilling performances from Rex Omar, Amakye Dede, Efya and Samini

Joy Online 05 Dec 2022
Just like fine wine, Legendary Highlife artiste, Rex Omar displayed a colossal performance, nothing seen in such a long time of live performances ... Global Media Alliance, organizers of the event, announced five new initiatives to celebrate this year’s concert and institutionalize the recognition and celebration of African artistes and their music.

Depedro, Geva Alon showcase musical pairings at Hamagber Guitar Festival

The Jerusalem Post 05 Dec 2022
The show is part of the Hamagber Guitar Festival taking place December 7-10, with nine shows featuring an impressive roster of mostly local artists, with a handful of offshore stars thrown into the mix ... FAMILIAL BAGGAGE also came into the artistic influence equation ... African music.

Philly's Africatown could be resurrection of Tulsa's 'Black Wall Street'

The Philadelphia Tribune 05 Dec 2022
ACANA was founded in 1999 by African musicians who were seeking to establish themselves in America as artists. But by the early 2000s, they decided to expand their goal by providing necessary social, health and legal services for the African immigrants and refugees in Southwest Philadelphia ... As long as you're a Black , you're an African.

Miami Nightlife Photos: Rihanna, Eric Andre, Cardi B, Sylvester Stallone

Miami New Times 05 Dec 2022
Annual YoungArts Art Basel Miami Beach VIP Breakfast and Artist Talk ... Celebrating its tenth year, Prizm 2022 presented Vernacular à la Mode, with presentations of select galleries and artists exploring how vernacular modes of artmaking originating in global African contexts have influenced the cultivation of fine art practice worldwide.

Ablade Glover trails journey in arts with The passage of time

Business Day Online 04 Dec 2022
... at least, a work by the artist, the opportunity is at your doorstep.

Lack of funding hinders creatives- Oskido

Mmegi Online 04 Dec 2022
South African recording artist, DJ, record producer and businessman, Oscar Sibonginkosi Mdlongwa otherwise known as Oskido has highlighted that lack of funding and investment has hindered the growth of creatives across the African continent ... He said it is possible for Africans to have their own platforms similar to Netflix.

Ben Crump Brings Star-Studded TheGrio Awards Crowd to Its Feet in Dr. King-Inspired Acceptance Speech

The Cincinnati Herald 04 Dec 2022
Taped at The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, Allen designed the star-studded, black-tie event special to pay tribute to and amplify the history makers, change agents, and artists who define and influence the Black world. “I created ‘theGrio Awards’ to celebrate and amplify African ...

Emotional Ending for 2022 Access ART X Season

This Day 04 Dec 2022
Dafe Oboro, a 28-year-old artist won in the Nigerian category while Belinda Kazeem-Kaminski won in the African/Diaspora category ... In order to reflect the true Pan-African identity of Access Art X Prize, two categories of winners were created, one for the Nigerian artist and the other for African/Diaspora artists.

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