Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account: NEA Announces Plan To Measure Economic Contribution Of Art

Katherine Brooks katherine.brooks@huffingtonpost.com Nobody puts the Arts sector in a corner. That’s pretty much what the National Endowment of Arts said when they announced their partnership with the Bureau of Economic Analysis this week. According to a statement released by the NEA, the two agencies are teaming up to initiate the first-ever effort to measure …

Chicago man was part of influential black artists group

BY MAUREEN O’DONNELL Staff Reporter modonnell@suntimes.com October 19, 2012 6:18PM Back when “Power to the people” and “Right on” were part of a new lexicon that made the “squares” uncomfortable, the art of Howard Mallory communicated a sentiment he declared with absolute conviction: “I’m black, and I’m proud.” Mr. Mallory, a longtime Gresham resident who …

Prince: Legendary Singer, 54, Rocks ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ (VIDEO)

Sounding great and bursting with energy, Prince didn’t disappoint this week as he brought down the house with a performance of the classic “Dance Electric” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Wearing a metallic animal-print jacket and yellow pants, it was a rare late-night television appearance for His Purple Majesty who, at 54, looks pretty much the …

76 Unbelievable Street And Wall Art Illusions

Public graffiti and destructive doodling is one of the most costly art forms. Some people apparently think it is creative, and I can agree with that to one extent. However, there is a difference between art graffiti or these art illusions and just tagging away with an alco-pen leaving messages like “I Was Here” written …

‘Skyfall’ Star, Naomie Harris Talks New Role And Idris Elba Becoming The First Black Bond

Having the opportunity to co-star beside a suave British intelligence agent such as James Bond, requires a lot of skill and technique. According to 36-year-old actress Naomie Harris, prepping for her starring role in, Skyfall, proved to be more strenuous than she originally expected. While promoting the franchise’s 23rd installment of Bond, Harris took time …

Breast Cancer PSA Focuses On Boobs, Not Women (VIDEO)

  The Huffington Post  |  Posted: 10/25/2012 5:08 pm EDT Updated: 10/25/2012 5:08 pm EDT Boobs in low-cut shirts, boobs in sports bras, boobs in showers and boobs in a baby’s mouth. It’s these sorts of images that make up the latest overtly sexy breast cancer public service announcement. The ad, created by Chilean agency …

Vivica A. Fox Rips Stacey Dash’s Romney Endorsement: ‘… With The Boobs & The Whole Flag Behind Her’

Vote for Romney. The only choice for your future. @MittRomney @TeamRomney #mittromney #VOTE #voteromney pic.twitter.com/9HFUhWul “Clueless” star Stacey Dash was met with what she describes as a wave of “fury” after endorsing Mitt Romney, and now it seems a fellow actress is joining in the backlash. Vivica A. Fox slammed Dash’s endorsement in an interview …

Tracee Ellis Ross on Her Natural Hair Journey!

Posted by CURLYNIKKI | Labels: Celebrity Exclusive , Celebrity Interviews , Celebrity Natural Hair- Interviews , On the Couch Many of you may be just too darn excited to read the intro – and that’s fine skip on down to the good stuff! Cause lemme tell you child, when I found out I was gonna …

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 AaFFRM, the African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement, a boutique distribution company dedicated to discovering and promoting black directorial voices. The fledgling …

Rolling Stones sell out $650 concert tickets: Most overpriced gig ever?

Published October 19, 2012 SodaHead.com The Rolling Stones’ first concerts since 2007 are already causing controversy, although the first show in the series isn’t scheduled to happen until November. The four dates — two at London’s 02 Arena (November 25 and 29) and two at Newark, NJ’s Prudential Center (December 13 and 15) — have …

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 — studying hard, as new polling reinforces the view that Romney’s surge out of their first debate has made the race …

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 now we take a look at the Latino/Hispanic vote; a strong vote that must be won by the presidential candidate in …