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Bringing James Baldwin Back To Paris

The adapter and director of Harlem Quartet worked on the script for three years, bringing her adaptation to Paris for only three nights before heading out on a tour of France – a tour that, she says, would not have been possible without Raoul Peck’s 2016 movie I Am Not Your Negro. Source link

Black Panther Didn't Just Have Special Spaceship And Set And Costume Design, But A Jewelry Designer As Well

Jewelry designer Douriean Fletcher met costume designer Ruth E. Carter by chance, twice – the second time when she was playing an extra and getting a costume fitting on the set of “Roots,” designed by Carter. “‘At first, I didn’t even recognize her,’ Carter said recently. ‘But when I did, I told her to take…

Here We Go Again. Why We Still Have To Defend The Existence Of Federal Arts Funding

Howard Sherman: “It’s hard to stay fully positive when, in the 35th year of my career in the arts, I realise the NEA has been under some form of attack almost annually since at least 1990 – fully three-quarters of my professional life. Trumpism may have us on ever more heightened alert, but there’s never really been…

How Lewis And Clark Added More Than A Thousand Words To American English

“[President Jefferson] knew that future mapmakers, naturalists, and other scientists would rely on the valuable first-hand knowledge that Lewis and Clark collected. He encouraged them to make their observations ‘with great pains and accuracy … for others as well as yourself.’ That meant that every time they encountered an unfamiliar plant, animal, landscape feature, or…