Tag: art

Black history takes center stage at Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Black history takes center stage at Fort Wayne Museum of Art

| February 11, 2014

“Reflecting the interests of all members of our community is not just a task on our to-do list, it’s a state of mind in our everyday work,” said Charles Shepard, FWMoA Executive Director.

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The life, legacy of Amiri Baraka

The life, legacy of Amiri Baraka

| February 6, 2014

With the passing of the prolific poet, playwright, essayist, and critic Amiri Baraka, one of the literary giants of the 20th century was called home.

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Acoustic SpokenWord Café seeks seven wordsmiths

Acoustic SpokenWord Café seeks seven wordsmiths

| February 5, 2014

The Acoustic SpokenWord Cafe is seeking seven poets to write interpretive pieces drawing from the Fort Wayne Museum of Art’s African American Masterworks.

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Theoplis Smith show to open at Wunderkammer Feb. 8

Theoplis Smith show to open at Wunderkammer Feb. 8

| February 5, 2014

The opening of “Can You Spare Change,” Theoplis Smith’s first solo exhibition with Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Ave., is set for 6 to 10 pm, Feb. 8.

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Theoplis Smith creates original cover art for Frost

Theoplis Smith creates original cover art for Frost

| January 18, 2014

“What do people see in you as we do in Dr. King? Our foundation can create more freedom or taint the building process in all creeds, colors and Country.”

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Teaser video: Jan. 15 Phresh Laundry MLK cover art

Teaser video: Jan. 15 Phresh Laundry MLK cover art

| January 12, 2014

Here’s a sneak peek at the upcoming Jan. 15 MLK Special Edition of Frost. Don’t miss it!

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Three African Americans Receive ‘Genius’ MacArthur Fellowship Awards

Three African Americans Receive ‘Genius’ MacArthur Fellowship Awards

| November 12, 2013

Choreographer, playwright, photographer each get $625,000 By Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper Three African Americans are among the recipients of the prestigious MacArthur Foundation fellowships for 2013—an award that recognizes those who have demonstrated extraordinary achievement and potential in their creative pursuits. Kyle Abraham, Tarell McCraney and Carrie Mae Weems […]

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Joberg art fair censors lose bid to ban miner’s strike portrait

Joberg art fair censors lose bid to ban miner’s strike portrait

| October 4, 2013

(GIN)—Solidarity among artists rescued the larger than life painting of a tragic miners’ strike in 2012 where some 44 people were killed and 78 wounded in a murderous onslaught by security guards against workers that horrified the nation. Removed from the walls by the Johannesburg art fair’s organizers, the painting by Ayanda Mabulu was quickly restored […]

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Artists support TRIAAC with ‘Season of Harvest’

Artists support TRIAAC with ‘Season of Harvest’

| October 2, 2013

TRIAAC is inviting the community to celebrate the ingathering of the year’s harvest Oct. 18 at the Botanical Conservatory. There’ll be music, dance, song, appetizers, a cash bar and a silent auction featuring the work of this city’s premier artists.

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Get on ‘TRACK’ to combat child abuse

Get on ‘TRACK’ to combat child abuse

| August 13, 2013

For the past year or so I have been working with others to create the Three Rivers Arts Center for Kids, TRACK, a concept as simple as it is important. The simple part is this: we provide a platform for the best of our natures to contribute, participate and flourish; the best being the part that finds pleasure in helping others.

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