SFMOMA Announces Outstanding Slate of Summer Exhibitions

Thought-Provoking New Presentations Throughout the Museum Inspire Dialogue About Culture, Nature and History  A wide range of exhibitions debut at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) this summer, sparking discussion and exploring the way we view and engage with our surroundings. Diego Rivera’s America is the most in-depth examination of the artist’s work in more than 20 years, bringing light to the central themes … Continue reading SFMOMA Announces Outstanding Slate of Summer Exhibitions

Five Bay Area Artists Win SFMOMA’s 2022 SECA Art Award

Artists Will Be Highlighted in SFMOMA’s SECA Exhibition This December WHO: The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announces the recipients of the 2022 SECA Art Award, selected from a list of 16 finalists: Binta Ayofemi Maria Guzmán Capron Cathy Lu Marcel Pardo Ariza Gregory Rick Binta Ayofemi is a multidisciplinary artist whose primary medium is the cities of Oakland and San Francisco, expressing Black and … Continue reading Five Bay Area Artists Win SFMOMA’s 2022 SECA Art Award

TRIBECA FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2022 FEATURE AND SHORT FILM LINEUP

10 FEATURE FILMS FROM 150 FILMMAKERS ACROSS 40 COUNTRIES, INCLUDING 88 WORLD PREMIERES; 43 SHORTS IN COMPETITION FROM 25 COUNTRIES “MOVIES PLUS” SCREENINGS FOLLOWED BY LIVE EVENTS, INCLUDING MUSICAL PERFORMANCES BY LIL BABY AND OF MONSTERS AND MEN, APPEARANCES BY COLSON BAKER (AKA MACHINE GUN KELLY) AND WNBA’S NEW YORK LIBERTY; CONVERSATIONS WITH LEVAR BURTON AND JOHN MCENROE, AND MORE 21ST FESTIVAL TO CLOSE OUT … Continue reading TRIBECA FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2022 FEATURE AND SHORT FILM LINEUP

LGBTQ+ Charity Music Festival LOVELOUD Returns May 14 With All-Star Lineup of Artists

INITIAL LINE UP INCLUDES GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING RECORDING ARTIST DAN REYNOLDS OF IMAGINE DRAGONS, WILLOW, ANITTA, NEON TREES, THE ACES, AND MAT & SAVANNA LOVELOUD Festival (http://loveloudfest.com) is thrilled to announce that after a two-year pause brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s returning with an all-star lineup of artists on May 14, 2022. The festival, which will be held at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, is … Continue reading LGBTQ+ Charity Music Festival LOVELOUD Returns May 14 With All-Star Lineup of Artists

Intro — what is a statement of principle?

By Sherletta Germain A Statement of Principle comes from an affirmation, paragraph, scripture or excerpt from your favorite verse or book. I found myself on an abundance journey one year as a challenge within a group I was a part of. Even after I left the group, I still used this challenge as a part of my daily living. I felt it was a great … Continue reading Intro — what is a statement of principle?

A True Story About A Mother’s Fight for her Child is Featured in ‘Three Corners of Deception’ (Movie Review)

Three Corners of Deception Director: Meleeka Clary Style: Drama, Docu-Feature Rating: 8/10 By Mike Szymanski This is a most fascinating docu-drama. This movie called “Three Corners of Deception” records the true-life story of Dr. Maleeka Clary who also is the screenwriter, director and actress in the movie. Maleeka got into a nasty marriage and lost custody of her son by what she says is a … Continue reading A True Story About A Mother’s Fight for her Child is Featured in ‘Three Corners of Deception’ (Movie Review)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces the Establishment of the James Van Der Zee Archive in Partnership with The Studio Museum in Harlem

Donna Van Der Zee Announces Next Chapter of Her Late Husband’s Archive The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Studio Museum in Harlem, and Mrs. Donna Van Der Zee jointly announced the establishment of the James Van Der Zee Archive at The Met, a landmark collaborative initiative to research, conserve, and provide full public access to the remarkable catalogue of photographs by James Van Der Zee … Continue reading The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces the Establishment of the James Van Der Zee Archive in Partnership with The Studio Museum in Harlem

NBA SUPERSTAR/EXECUTIVE PRODUCER SHAQUILLE O’NEAL

TO HOSTS SPECIAL FREE WEEKEND NOON SCREENINGS OF “THE QUEEN OF BASKETBALL” THROUGHOUT LOS ANGELES AT THE LAEMMLE THEATRES THIS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY JAN 29 AND 30 LUSIA “LUCY” HARRIS – THE QUEEN OF BASKETBALL – courtesy of New York Times Op-Docs/Breakwater Films NBA Superstar and now Executive Producer Shaquille O’Neal announced special free matinee screenings this weekend only in Los Angeles of his short … Continue reading NBA SUPERSTAR/EXECUTIVE PRODUCER SHAQUILLE O’NEAL

A Fond Farewell from Bird Runningwater,Reflecting on 20 Years at the Sundance Institute

By Bird Runningwater This home has come to an end; it’s time to move to the next home.” Mescalero Apache ceremonial song During my 20 years at the Sundance Institute I’ve tried to imbue my work with inflections of my own Cheyenne and Mescalero Apache cultures. I saw the work of supporting Indigenous artists as a ceremony of transitioning storytellers into their full potential, much … Continue reading A Fond Farewell from Bird Runningwater,Reflecting on 20 Years at the Sundance Institute

Visual Communications Announces the Compelete Lineup For The 37th Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival September 23 to October 2, 2021

World Premiere of Chris Chan Lee’s SILENT RIVER Los Angeles Premieres of Patricio Ginelsa’s LUMPIA WITH A VENGEANCE and Jeff Mizushima’s WHO IS LUN*NA MENOH? Documentary Highlights Include E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin’s Latest Film THE RESCUE And Jessica Kingdon’s Tribeca Fest Winner ASCENSION LAAPFF Kicks Off October Filipinx American History Month With Filipinx Filmmaker Friday October 1 The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film … Continue reading Visual Communications Announces the Compelete Lineup For The 37th Annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival September 23 to October 2, 2021

NETFLIX & WOMEN IN ANIMATION VANCOUVER ANNOUNCE NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR WIA VANCOUVER’S ACE PROGRAM AT BANFF

Netflix Canada and Women in Animation Vancouver (WIA) announced today the expansion of WIA Vancouver’s Animation Career EXCELerator Program (ACE). Netflix co-CEO and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos included the news in his keynote speech at the virtual 2021 Banff World Media Festival where he also shared that the company will be acting as the Premiere partner of the 2022-2024 program. The goal of the … Continue reading NETFLIX & WOMEN IN ANIMATION VANCOUVER ANNOUNCE NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR WIA VANCOUVER’S ACE PROGRAM AT BANFF

Sundance Institute Documentary Fund Grants 18 Projects

Stories from BIPOC and Women Directors Are Focus of Unrestricted Support The Sundance Institute announced the latest cohort of Sundance Institute Documentary Fund Grantees. A total of $590,000 in unrestricted grant support has been provided to 18 projects in various stages including five in development, eight in production, and five in post-production. Grants are made possible by The Open Society Foundations, the John D. and … Continue reading Sundance Institute Documentary Fund Grants 18 Projects

Brian McClean An Artist Of The Light

Brian McClean is a self taught fine art photographer of extraordinary landscapes, coastalscapes, nightscapes, and cityscapes. He is an exceptionally gifted artist who resides in San Diego California with an astonishing talent for creating emotionally moving photographs which takes an individual on a sublime journey. Brian McClean has always had a vivid imagination, a love for the arts, an eye for beauty. He did not … Continue reading Brian McClean An Artist Of The Light

The Sundance Institute’s Artist Programs

Nearly a year ago, the Sundance Institute announced their Respond and Reimagine Fund, which dedicated a million dollars in grants to artists and organizations impacted by the pandemic, with priority support for BIPOC artists and organizations that have been disproportionately affected. In the difficult months since then, the resilience, collective action, and creativity of the independent artist community have continued to inspire the Sundance Institute, … Continue reading The Sundance Institute’s Artist Programs