Attended a screening of “Sweet Auburn Blues” at the APEX Museum. The film features social activists Harry Belafonte and Kathleen Cleaver alongside business owners from Auburn Avenue. Image 2: owners of Havana Cigars & Image 3: Ricci of the Madame CJ Walker Museum. The film, produced by Soul Force Productions will air on Georgia Public … More Sweet Auburn Blues Screening at APEX Museum
5 pictures captured while exploring “With Drawn Arms: Glenn Kaino and Tommie Smith” at Atlanta’s High Museum of Art. The entire exhibition is housed in 4 rooms. Images 1-4 were photographed in the temporary exhibit room labeled the Tommie Smith Archives. Tommie Smith and wife Delois, are said to have amassed and archived thousands of … More (Atlanta) “With Drawn Arms: Glenn Kaino and Tommie Smith”
[photo courtesy of the Kavi Gupta Gallery/Glenn Kaino/High Museum of Art] Visiting Atlanta’s High Museum of Art, next week. Going to check out “With Drawn Arms” The temporary exhibit will be on view until February 3rd, 2019. Have you seen it yet? Share your thoughts.
There was a stillness about the staged 16th Street Baptist Church in Nina Simone: Four Women. Arranged with piles of collapsed brick, cracked stained-glass windows, and split wooden beams, the set design positioned the play in the aftermath of the 1963 Birmingham, Alabama 16th Street Baptist Church bombing. The play is written and composed by UCLA School of Theatre, Film, and … More Theatre Review – “Nina Simone: Four Women” (Atlanta)
Happy 25th Anniversary to Sistagraphy “The Collective of African-American Photographers” Over 40 images from this group are currently on display at the Auburn Avenue Research Library (free and open to the public). This 25th Year celebration began in July 2018 and has public programming scheduled through to October 2018. Please note the exhibition @aarl_atl will … More Sistagraphy Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Exhibition at Auburn Avenue Research Library
2018 marks the 40th Year Anniversary of Atlanta’s APEX (African-American Panoramic Experience) Museum In early January, Daniel Moore, Sr. spent time sharing the experience he has had operating the APEX Museum since 1978. Soundcloud Interview Highlights Include: Why he founded the APEX Museum How he has been able to sustain a career operating the APEX … More Atlanta’s APEX Museum – 40 Years and Still Going Strong