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Noted sculptor Gabriel Koren in search of studio

Even in the best of times, it is never easy for our artists in this society, and the challenges they face are more daunting when their economic situation reaches a critical point.

Restoring Marie Laveau’s legacy

Local tattoo artist and illustrator, Scarlet Sinclair, created a full-color portrait of Marie Laveau, the legendary voodoo queen of New Orleans, and is donating 50 percent of all print sales directly to the restoration fund for Mlle.

Apollo Theater presents 'Africa Now! South Africa'

The Apollo Theater, in partnership with the World Music Institute, presents “Africa Now! South Africa,” the special third installment of the theater’s annual Africa Now! Festival.

Jewish Museum showcases Black abstract expressionist painter Norman Lewis

The Jewish Museum, located at 1109 Fifth Ave. on Manhattan’s Museum Mile, has a couple of surprises for visitors.

And the award goes to …

n October and again in December, Arthur Mitchell, founder of Dance Theatre of Harlem; Dr. Charles Davis, founder of DanceAfrica!; Joan Myers Brown, founder of Philadanco!; and Misty Copeland, soloist with American Ballet Theatre, will be honored by dance institutions ...

Geoffrey Holder, a man of magic and majesty

His voice arrived first, deep and sonorous, prefiguring a man of enormous life and vitality. Such was the often imposing but impressive visage and physique of Geoffrey Holder, who many remember mostly from his promotion of 7-Up. But the multitalented ...

Geoffrey Holder: The gentle giant

Geoffrey Lamont Holder, a multitalented artistic force of nature whose commanding 6-foot-6 frame, baritone voice and enthusiastic laugh were outward manifestations of an incandescent spirit and an inimitable creative genius, made his transition Sunday at age 84, as a result ...

On the “A” w/Souleo: New TV series explores ‘America by the Numbers’

If the numbers truly don’t lie then America is in the midst of radical demographic changes.

Interfaith uses art and medicine to promote healing

Interfaith Medical Center, located on Atlantic Avenue in Crown Heights, was created in 1983 through the merging of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital and Jewish Hospital Medical Center.

Harlem Renaissance Jazz, Film & Art presents an evening of cultural celebration

The Harlem Renaissance Economic Development Corp hosted the return of “Harlem Renaissance Jazz, Film & Art.”

Eight weekends of ‘Reproductive Awakening’ for Black women

Heads up, women! The organizers of “Reproductive Awakening: Narratives of Agency in Black America” have conceived eight enlightening weekends of programming devoted to you.

October 2014 dance calendar

Topping this month’s calendar is the very engaging Dean Moss with the premiere of “johnbrown” at the Kitchen, Oct. 16-25.

Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion: Bring on the abstract!

Kyle Abraham was given two years (2012-2015) through New York Live Art’s Resident Commissioned Artist Program to premiere “a new work … at NYLA,” according to the presenting organization.

Three Harlem art galleries commemorate the 40th anniversary of ‘For Colored Girls’

Curated by art aficionado Souleo, “i found god in myself” commemorates the 40th anniversary of the first performance of “For Colored Girls.”

Celebrating grandparents at the Apollo

The Apollo Theater celebrates the love of grandparents.

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