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Los Angeles Times
Datebook: Art of the Mexican underground, the world of Bellini, black radical women18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, csun.edu. “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radic
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, csun.edu. “We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women. 1965-85,” at the California African American Museum. A group show focuses on work by African American women artists and seeks to expand the conversation... Read more
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The Mercury News
Rejoice: Omar Sosa and famed Quarteto AfroCubano back in East Bayconcert top my Weekend Top 10 for Oct. 12-15. 1 Omar Sosa: The Cuban-born, for
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
concert top my Weekend Top 10 for Oct. 12-15. 1 Omar Sosa: The Cuban-born, former East Bay pianist, composer and world music ambassador has created a wealth of sublime music since the mid-1980s. In the nearly 30 albums he has released as a solo... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Wesleyan Music Professor Tyshawn Sorey Awarded 'Genius Grant'John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation cited Sorey for "assimilating and
Hartford Courant / Posted 9 days ago
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation cited Sorey for "assimilating and transforming ideas from a broad spectrum of musical idioms and defying distinctions between genres, composition, and improvisation in a singular expression of... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
An architect, three artists and a professor: the Freelon familyis an architect responsible for designing historical centers across the country
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 10 days ago
is an architect responsible for designing historical centers across the country, such as the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Datebook: Capturing art on L.A. streets, an opera about Pancho Villa, a painter who fused pop and the indigenousthe legendary Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa. Also touching on themes of th
Los Angeles Times / Posted 15 days ago
the legendary Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa. Also touching on themes of the border, this experimental opera features music by composer Graham Reynolds and a libretto by the Mexican theater collective Lagartijas del Sol — and it’s all coming... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Datebook: Bahia in art, a Mexican artist's trippy installations, a chronicle of L.A. protestsBrazilian city of Bahia as a source of inspiration. The trippy installations of
Los Angeles Times / Posted 22 days ago
Brazilian city of Bahia as a source of inspiration. The trippy installations of an important Mexican artist. And a Latin American modernist reconsidered. Plus, a chronicle of L.A. protest. Here are nine exhibitions and events to check out in the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Datebook: The paintings of Carolyn Castaño, Chicano murals we've lost, experimental film and musical tributesThe Pacific Standard Time deluge continues — with cinema, performance, Chicano
Los Angeles Times / Posted 28 days ago
The Pacific Standard Time deluge continues — with cinema, performance, Chicano muralism and music. Plus: a survey of an important Colombian American artist from L.A., an art show inspired by the life and work of activist women, and the immigration... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Datebook: Pacific Standard Time in full swing, with video, photography, sculpture and pre-Columbian artisanryiceberg come December. “Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Cari
Los Angeles Times / Posted 1 months ago
iceberg come December. “Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago,” at the Museum of Latin American Art. Curated by Caribbean art scholar Tatiana Flores, this major survey of 21st century Caribbean art gathers a wide... Read more

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