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‘Un-Tamed: Hair Body Attitude’ Celebrates Black Womanhood

New Black Fest creator commissions black female playwrights to write woman-centered works

New Black Fest creator commissions black female playwrights to write woman-centered works.

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Playwright Dominique Morisseau On Detroit and ‘Paradise Blue,’ Starring Blair Underwood

The multi-award winner talks the impact of building a foundation

Dominique Morisseau discusses her play, ‘Paradise Blue,’ her hometown of Detroit, and the challenges of…

By Black Enterprise

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Nile Rodgers, Ne-Yo, Luke James and More Perform at Apollo Theater’s 10th Annual Spring Gala

Celebrities come out to show their support of the historic Apollo Theater

Apollo Theater celebrates its 10th Annual Spring Gala with performances by Ne-Yo, Luke James, Nile…

By Courtney Connley

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The National Black Theatre In Harlem Celebrates Its 47th Anniversary

This year's gala marks what would have been NBT Founder Barbara Ann Teer's 78th birthday

Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) will host the eighth annual TEER Spirit Awards…

By Michael Tolbert

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Career Highlights from African Americans Who Made Time’s 100 Most Influential People

Power moves from some of the world's most influential people

Career highlights from prominent African Americans who made Time’s 100 Most Influential List.

By Courtney Connley

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Dance Theatre of Harlem Honors Opera Singer Jessye Norman

Norman awarded the Arthur Mitchell Vision Award

Dance Theater of Harlem honors award-winning opera singer Jessye Norman with the Arthur Mitchell Vision…

By Courtney Connley

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Danny Simmons Talks the Impact of Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation

Simmons explains the influence of his foundation and arts education

Danny Simmons talks Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and the impact of arts education

By Courtney Connley

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The Roots Create Foundation to Address Educational Needs of Alma Mater

Grammy-winning band raises funds to benefit old performing arts high school

The Roots start foundation to meet the educational needs of their Philadelphia alma mater

By Courtney Connley

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FLOTUS talking arts education

First Lady Hosts White House Talent Show for New Arts Education Program

FLOTUS gives remarks about positive impact of arts education

First Lady Michelle Obama held the White House’s first talent show in an effort to…

By Courtney Connley

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Hollywood power couple Laurence Fishburne and Gina Torres accept the Visionary Artist award.

PHOTOS: Harlem School of the Arts Honors Laurence Fishburne, Gina Torres and Leaders in Philanthropy

Entrepreneurs Janice S. and Christopher J. Williams among honorees for leadership

On Oct. 8, the Harlem School of the Arts honored leaders in business and Hollywood…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Tapping into the Creative Economy

The arts helps redefine a former manufacturing region

Some 60,000 patrons of the theater arts descend upon Winston-Salem, North Carolina biennially to attend…

By Alan Hughes

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