Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

The Caribbean American Story

The good thing about coffee table books is they don’t necessarily need to be strong on academic rigour or gratuitous precision. Find a catchy title, a strong cover, bite-sized anecdotes or factoids and strong enough photographs to help keep the…

Caribbean Creativity Takes Spotlight At Miami Art Week

The December 2017 edition of Miami Art Week had over 100,000 visitors converging on the festivities and also saw Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean's visual and performing arts platform, No Commission, back for the second time, under the theme 'a celebration…

OCPS to Induct Third Hall of Fame class in May

Orange County Public Schools has announced its third class of inductees to the Orange County Public Schools Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame was founded in 2014 to honor individuals who have earned distinction and recognition from their former…

Mad Cow Theatre announces cast of The Tale of The Allergist's Wife

Mad Cow Theatre is thrilled to announce the cast and creative team of Charles Busch's mid-life-crisis comedy The Tale of The Allergist's Wife, which will take the Harriett stage Jan. 19, 2018 as the fourth mainstage production of Mad Cow…

Olatunji turns up soca’s tempo

His dreadlocks and clothes are different, signalling there’s been a shift. Olatunji Yearwood, 2015’s Groovy Soca Monarch, whose Afroscoa beat reshaped the music’s sound and style, is doing it again. As Carnival 2018 hastily approaches, Olatunji has brought his unique…

Art in the Caribbean

The Caribbean culture is an amalgamation of influences. Among the islands, the differences in their colonial and independence histories, economies and availability of dedicated institutions has resulted in a powerfully diverse range of work. Although artists from Cuba, Jamaica and…

Mysterious rock art uncovered in caves on uninhabited Caribbean island

Experts have uncovered a vast array of mysterious pre-Columbian rock art in the caves of a remote uninhabited Caribbean island. Archaeologists explored around 70 cave systems on Puerto Rico’s Mona island. The thousands of designs, created centuries ago, comprise the…

Rollins College - Cornell Fine Arts Museum

Cornell Fine Arts Museum March–December 2017 EXHIBITIONS Visit the ongoing Conversations installation to see treasures from the permanent collection, recent gifts, and select loans. Located in the Clive Gallery, connections created in disparate cultures and time periods aim to inspire…

The Black Figure in the European Imaginary

This exhibition considers the manner in which the visual arts of Europe imagined black people during the long nineteenth century (c. 1750-1914). As part of an expanding cultural fascination with Africa and the “Orient,” images of blacks proliferated in various…

Lake Eola Bandshell painted rainbow colors in honor of Pulse victims

ORLANDO, Fla. - Work began this week to paint the Lake Eola Bandshell in a rainbow theme to honor the victims of the Pulse terror attack. The idea to paint the bandshell in rainbow colors began in July when two…
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