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 […]
(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 […]
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.
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.
The work of studio glass pioneer and legend Dale Chihuly makes a triumphant return to Fort Wayne this summer, the likes of which Fort Wayne hasn’t seen in over a decade. Not since 2002 have the unique glass forms of Chihuly been shown publicly in Fort Wayne, making Chihuly: Secret Garden, the blockbuster exhibition of the year.