Arts & Entertainment

Cardi B, Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Migos, Michael B. Jordan, BLACKKKLANSMAN and Childish Gambino Take Top Honors At 2019 “BET Awards”

BET Networks honored a powerful and show-stopping lineup of artists, entertainers, cultural icons and inspiring humanitarians across more than 18 categories at the 19th Annual “BET AWARDS.” The ceremony, hosted by actress and comedian Regina Hall, aired live on BET from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday, June 23, 2019. This year’s broadcast celebrated the very best in…

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NYC Based Harambee Dance Company Returns To Charleston To Celebrate 25th Anniversary 

Harambee Dance Company, a New York based African American dance company, celebrates its 25th Anniversary with an “Evening of Dance”.  The event is set to take place on Saturday, July 6, 2019, 6p.m. at James Island Charter High School Theater, Charleston, SC.   This spectacular event will feature Harambee Dance Company’s signature pieces which blend traditional African…

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Historic Black Myrtle Beach nightclub documentary “Charlie’s Place” wins Emmy award

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Southeast chapter on Saturday held the 45th Annual Southeast Emmy Awards ceremony in Buckhead, Ga. At the event, South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) received an Emmy award for Best Historical/Cultural – Program for “Charlie’s Place.” Part of the network’s “Carolina Stories” series, “Charlie’s Place” tells the story…

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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

By Dwight Brown She’s a literary icon whose accolades include a 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. For the African American reader who has been glued to her books since 1970, starting with her poignant debut novel The Bluest Eye, this doc is an opportunity to see how the pieces of Morrison’s life have made her…

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The Gibbes Museum of Art’s Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Fred Wilson

The Gibbes Museum of Art have announced that renowned artist Fred Wilson will be the keynote speaker at the museum’s annual Distinguished Lecture Series, taking place at Charleston Music Hall on Wednesday, November 13. “The Gibbes does not tell Charleston’s story from a singular point-of-view, but rather through a series of artistic lenses and diverse perspectives,” says Angela Mack,…

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New Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Profiles Revolutionary African American Men

A new traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian presents the narrative of a nation through the profiles of significant African American men who are icons in the country’s historical and cultural landscape. “Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth.” launches a three-year, 10-city national tour at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati Aug. 17. The…

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