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Trading Wig and Floppy Dress for a Badge: ‘Alex Cross,’ With Tyler Perry as James Patterson’s Detective

Trading Wig and Floppy Dress for a Badge: ‘Alex Cross,’ With Tyler Perry as James Patterson’s Detective

Movie Review By MANOHLA DARGIS Published: October 18, 2012 Trading Wig and Floppy Dress for a Badge ‘Alex Cross,’ With Tyler Perry as James Patterson’s Detective The Wikipedia entry for James Patterson’s fictional character...

History Of Black Churches Celebrated By Heritage Tourism Alliance Of Montgomery County With New Guide

History Of Black Churches Celebrated By Heritage Tourism Alliance Of Montgomery County With New Guide

The church has long been a fundamental pillar in the black community, and one organization is making an effort to preserve the rich history of an institution deeply rooted in African American heritage. Heritage...

Obama, Romney look for foreign policy edge in final debate

Obama, Romney look for foreign policy edge in final debate

Published October 22, 2012 FoxNews.com WASHINGTON –  President Obama and Mitt Romney were spending the final hours before their third and final debate — a potentially decisive bout that will focus on foreign policy...

Rosie Perez Endorses Obama by Going in on Mitt Romney’s Remarks (Video)

Rosie Perez Endorses Obama by Going in on Mitt Romney’s Remarks (Video)

Rosie Perez gives a great explanation on the reason why Hispanics and Latinos are not voting for him. The other day we saw Jay-Z give a eloquent and poignant endorsement of the president, but...

Unflinching moving image works by Steve McQueen presented at the Art Institute

Unflinching moving image works by Steve McQueen presented at the Art Institute

Steve McQueen. Charlotte, 2004. Photo courtesy of the artist, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York /Paris, and Thomas Dane Gallery, London. CHICAGO, IL.- With the largest collection of work by the artist in the United...

Howard Greenberg Gallery presents two exhibitions marking the centennial of Gordon Parks

Howard Greenberg Gallery presents two exhibitions marking the centennial of Gordon Parks

Untitled, Shady Grove, Alabama, 1956. Pigment print; printed later, 20 x 16 inches. From an edition of 15. The Gordon Parks Foundation copyright and authentication stamp with signature, print date and edition number in...

New works by multimedia artist Mickalene Thomas in Brooklyn Museum exhibition

New works by multimedia artist Mickalene Thomas in Brooklyn Museum exhibition

Mickalene Thomas (American, b.1971), Interior: Two Chairs and Fireplace, 2012. Rhinestone, acrylic paint and oil enamel on wood panel, 96 x 72 x 2 in. (243.8 x 182.9 x 5.1 cm). Collection of Pamela...

American artist Romare Bearden’s “Black Odyssey” debuts at Reynolda House Museum of American Art

American artist Romare Bearden’s “Black Odyssey” debuts at Reynolda House Museum of American Art

Romare Bearden, Home to Ithaca, 1977, Collage, Courtesy Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, Massachusetts. Gift of the estate of Eileen Paradis Barber (Class of 1929). WINSTON-SALEM, NC.- The first full-scale presentation outside...

Hyde Collection exhibition pays tribute to Romare Bearden on his centennial celebration

Hyde Collection exhibition pays tribute to Romare Bearden on his centennial celebration

Romare Bearden, American, 1911-1988, Out Chorus, 1979-80, etching and aquatint, 12 3/8 x 16 1/4 in. (image), Edition 200.© Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. GLENS FALLS, NY.- The Hyde Collection joins...

MFAH presents the portraits, landscapes and Biblical paintings of Henry Ossawa Tanner

MFAH presents the portraits, landscapes and Biblical paintings of Henry Ossawa Tanner

Henry Ossawa Tanner (American, 1859–1937), The Annunciation, 1898. Oil on canvas. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, purchased with the W.P. Wilstach Fund, 1899, W1899-1-1 HOUSTON, TX.- A major exhibition of the work of...

Exhibition chronicles the vital legacy of the African American artistic community in Los Angeles

Exhibition chronicles the vital legacy of the African American artistic community in Los Angeles

Betye Saar. Black Girl’s Window, 1969. Assemblage in window. 35 3⁄4 x 18 x 1 1⁄2 in. (90.8 x 45.7 x 3.8 cm). Collection of the artist; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, LLC, New...

‘Open Air,’ Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s Light Show, Will Beam Recorded Words Into Philly’s Skies

‘Open Air,’ Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s Light Show, Will Beam Recorded Words Into Philly’s Skies

AP  |  By JOANN LOVIGLIO Posted: 09/16/2012 11:59 am Updated: 09/17/2012 8:30 am PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new interactive artwork opening in Philadelphia will make light of your words, but it’s probably not what...

Questlove Is Now An NYU Professor

Questlove Is Now An NYU Professor

NYU just got slightly more exciting. Questlove (or ?uestlove, or Amir Thompson), drummer for The Roots (or Jimmy Fallon’s house band), will soon be a professor at New York University. The class he’s teaching?...

Watch Party Presidential Debate Monday, October 22, 2012

Watch Party Presidential Debate Monday, October 22, 2012

  Watch Party Presidential Debate Monday, October 22, 2012 7165 Restaurant 7165 Germantown Ave Philadelphia, PA 19119 Doors Open 7 PM   Debate Begins 9 PM 215-629-3939 Admission Free

Issa Rae ‘The Michelle Obama Diaries’: Is The Comedian’s New FLOTUS Parody Funny Or Disrespectful?

Issa Rae ‘The Michelle Obama Diaries’: Is The Comedian’s New FLOTUS Parody Funny Or Disrespectful?

  YouTube comedy darling, Issa Rae, has had a whirlwind year. From a super successful round of fundraising to launch the second season of the uber-popular YouTube series, “Awkward Black Girl,” to joining forces...