Category: The News

Halle Berry’s Sheer Leather Dress Is Jaw-Dropping (PHOTOS)

Halle Berry’s Sheer Leather Dress Is Jaw-Dropping (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post  | By Ellie Krupnick Posted: 11/02/2012 9:56 am EDT Updated: 11/02/2012 10:03 am EDT As far as sheer dresses go, Halle Berry has serious cred. After all, she made Oscars history...

A Preview of Kanye West’s ‘Power’: ‘Apocalyptic in a Very Personal Way’

A Preview of Kanye West’s ‘Power’: ‘Apocalyptic in a Very Personal Way’

When you’ve had the kind of 2009 that Kanye West endured, only to return the following year to promote your new album, how do you organize your charm offensive to tell your audience you’re...

Diego Fazio’s Photorealistic Pencil Drawings: So Real They’re Unreal

Diego Fazio’s Photorealistic Pencil Drawings: So Real They’re Unreal

The Huffington Post  | By Mallika Rao Posted: 10/24/2012 3:29 pm Updated: 10/24/2012 4:02 pm Currently when you google the phrase “Diego Koi,” the majority of the links thrown back have to do with...

Oprah-approved: Ava DuVernay fires up black cinema

Oprah-approved: Ava DuVernay fires up black cinema

  LOS ANGELES — The rebirth of black independent film is taking place in a small office in the San Fernando Valley. This is where filmmaker Ava DuVernay and her staff of two operate...

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...

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...

Documents from the Black Arts Movement

Documents from the Black Arts Movement

“On Black Art” by Ron Karenga Black Art must be for the people, by the people and from the people. That is to say, it must be functional, collective and committing. Soul is extra-scientific,...

St. Louis Zoo’s Halloween Ghost Display Removed After Critics Say It Looks Like A Lynching (VIDEO)

St. Louis Zoo’s Halloween Ghost Display Removed After Critics Say It Looks Like A Lynching (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | By Cavan Sieczkowski Posted: 10/17/2012 2:24 pm EDT Updated: 10/17/2012 2:24 pm EDT St. Louis Zoo officials removed a Halloween ghost display after some viewers called it offensive, saying the...

Documentary Film ‘Why Do You Have Black Dolls?’ Explores Beauty And Cultural Identity (VIDEO)

Documentary Film ‘Why Do You Have Black Dolls?’ Explores Beauty And Cultural Identity (VIDEO)

  The Huffington Post  |  By Julee Wilson Posted: 10/17/2012 12:48 pm EDT “Why Do You Have Black Dolls?” is the title and question being tackled in a new short documentary film by director...

African American Art Auction at Swann Auction Galleries

African American Art Auction at Swann Auction Galleries

  HALE WOODRUFF (1900 – 1980) Landscape Near Grasse. Oil on canvas, 1930. 457×550 mm; 18×21 5/8 inches. Incised signature, lower left recto. Signed in pencil, lower right verso. Titled in pencil on the...

Beauty Study 1196 Nudes by Howard Schatz (PHOTOS)

Beauty Study 1196 Nudes by Howard Schatz (PHOTOS)

The photographs of Howard Schatz are exhibited in museums and photography galleries internationally and are included in innumerable private collections. He has received international acclaim for his work which has been published in eighteen...

Soft drinks: Public enemy No 1. in obesity fight?

Soft drinks: Public enemy No 1. in obesity fight?

Pushing her meal cart into the hospital room, a research assistant hands out tall glasses of reddish-pink liquid, along with a gentle warning: “Remember, you guys have to finish all your Kool-Aid.”