Arts & Entertainment

Beyoncé Announces Homecoming Scholars Award Program For 2018-2019 Following Her Historic Headlining Show At Coachella

Today, Beyoncé, through her BeyGOOD initiative, announces the four schools to receive the newly established Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Universities, Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman, are all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  HBCUs are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before the Civil…

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Dr. Ade Ofunniyin curates new City Gallery exhibit “WOKE: Rattling Bones, Conversations, Holy Rites and Sacred Places”

The “WOKE: Rattling Bones, Conversations, Holy Rites and Sacred Places” exhibition at the City Gallery is open from April 4 – May 6. A free community event will be held April 16 with a talk by the archaeologists that uncovered the African remains during the Gaillard construction in 2013, Nic Bulter, historian with the Public Library, and…

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36th Annual North Charleston Arts Fest Set for May 2-6

The annual North Charleston Arts Fest is just one month away, set to take place May 2-6. The celebration of arts and culture highlights the talents of national, regional, and local artists and performers in the areas of dance, music, theatre, visual arts, media arts, and literature. Performances, activities, and exhibits are scheduled to take…

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Mike Colter, Gabourey Sidibe, Danny Glover and an All-Star Cast Perform The Radical King for Audible

Audible Inc., the world’s largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, today announced the release of The Radical King. This collection of twenty-three of Martin Luther King Jr.’s essays and speeches, curated by Cornel West, is performed by LeVar Burton, Mike Colter, Leslie Odom, Jr., Colman Domingo, Danny Glover, Gabourey Sidibe,…

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Black Panther Makes Big Statements Across the Board

By Jolie O’Rourke Your new favorite superhero movie just got bigger! Black Panther was recently titled the No. 1 highest-grossing superhero film ever in the U.S. This weekend, sales bumped the total domestic boxoffice ticket sales to $630.9 million, surpassing The Avengers with $623.4 million back in 2012. Black Panther is also currently the No.…

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Afrofuturism panel and Artist Salon go beyond featured exhibitions at CMA

The Columbia Museum of Art offers two exciting programs that delve deeper into the work of two pioneering female photographers as their exhibitions draw to a close. Renée Cox: Soul Culture closes Sunday, April 22. Seen & Unseen: Photographs by Imogen Cunningham closes Sunday, April 29. Afrofuturism & Beyond Thursday, April 12 | Galleries and cash bar open at…

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