Category: Events

A listing of thought-provoking exhibitions, performances, festivals, and events.

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Theater review: ‘The Magic Negro’ gets at the pain beneath the giggles

Theater review: ‘The Magic Negro’ gets at the pain beneath the giggles

Mark Kendall’s “The Magic Negro and Other Blackity Blackness as Told by an African-American Man Who Also Happens to be Black” is a smart, funny and tr ...
Black Women Artists Tackle The Dangerous Stereotypes That Have Never Defined Them

Black Women Artists Tackle The Dangerous Stereotypes That Have Never Defined Them

The pop culture landscape is littered with lazy images of black women ― the nurturer, the hussy, the angry bitch. Hovering around the all-encompassing ...
Inspirational ‘Black Nativity’ relocates the story to Darfur

Inspirational ‘Black Nativity’ relocates the story to Darfur

Chance the Rapper, on his 2016 mixtape Coloring Book, rapped: "Jesus black life aint matter." On Thursday night at the Freedom Theater, Black Nativ ...
Feature: Sexuality and Black British life and culture explored in Boy with Beer

Feature: Sexuality and Black British life and culture explored in Boy with Beer

Black History Month may be over, but the concept of Black British-ness is something the artistic word continues to explore. The BBC continues to promo ...
Afrofuturism Network to Participate in Upcoming Black Speculative Arts Movement Convention in Philadelphia

Afrofuturism Network to Participate in Upcoming Black Speculative Arts Movement Convention in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/10/2016 -- Afrofuturism Network will participate in the Black Speculative Arts Movement (BsaM) annual Afrofuturism, ...
The Media Society: Black on Black – Clive Myrie in Conversation with Trevor…

The Media Society: Black on Black – Clive Myrie in Conversation with Trevor…

THE MEDIA SOCIETY Black on Black - Clive Myrie in Conversation with Trevor Phillips OBE Clive Myrie, BBC Network and BBC World Presenter, in convers ...
Gal Dem

Gal Dem

Anyone who has had a year like gal-dem deserves to round it off with something epic. Not only have we watched as its website has gone from strength-to ...
Atlanta Black Theatre Festival Celebrates Five Years

Atlanta Black Theatre Festival Celebrates Five Years

The Atlanta Black Theatre Festival is turning five this year. There are 63 events in total, including workshops, readings, a vendors market and full-l ...
NiNsee launches Black Achievement Month

NiNsee launches Black Achievement Month

AMSTERDAM--The United States and Canada have their Black History Month in October, the United Kingdom in October, and from now on the Netherlands will ...
Behind the curtain: How GS theatre highlights African-American culture

Behind the curtain: How GS theatre highlights African-American culture

Moving from a rural town to an urban city can be a challenging experience for some. Relocating like this can also entail meeting people different from ...
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