Diamond Diana

Diana cover

Diana Ross New Release Diamond Diana: The Legacy Collection November 17 Diana Ross’ NEW album release, Diamond Diana: The Legacy Collection, is a memorable music journey that celebrates her iconic legacy. The 15-song collection contains some of her biggest hit recordings of her career and will be released digitally on November 17 through Motown/UMe. Diamond Diana: The Legacy Collection also includes as [...]

Museum of Ice Cream

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Museum of Ice Cream in Miami Museum of Ice Cream announces the opening of their fourth museum in Miami, Florida, this December. Since opening the first location in New York last summer and expanding to Los Angeles and San Franciscothis year, Museum of Ice Cream has welcomed over half a million visitors from around the world. Founder and Creative Director, Maryellis Bunn chose sunny Miami as [...]

Shanghai Orchestra

Concert-Tchaikovsky's String Sextet (PRNewsfoto/Shanghai Conservatory of Music)

The Shanghai Orchestra Academy is visited by EUYO Members Over ten members of the European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) paid a visit to Shanghai Orchestra Academy (SOA) from October 23 and 27, 2017. During the five-day visit, young musicians from several European countries, including the UK, France, Germany and Bulgaria, performed alongside SOA students in routine rehearsals. In addition, SOA organized a [...]

Chasing Trane Film

John Coltrane

On November 17, respected filmmaker John Scheinfeld’s acclaimed feature documentary film, Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary, will be released by UMe on DVD and Blu-ray with exclusive bonus features. On the same date, Verve/UMe will release the film’s vital audio companion — Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary Original Soundtrack— on CD, 180-gram 2-LP vinyl, and digital audio. Set [...]

Fire Dragon Dance

Through October 6, 2017, neighborhoods across Hong Kong are commemorating the Mid-Autumn Festival with magical exhibitions, including traditional cultural shows, lantern displays, and the customary sharing and consumption of tasty moon cakes. (PRNewsfoto/Hong Kong Tourism Board)

Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance Headlines Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration in Hong Kong Through October 6, 2017, neighborhoods across Hong Kong are commemorating the Mid-Autumn Festival with magical exhibitions, including traditional cultural shows, lantern displays, and the customary sharing and consumption of tasty moon cakes. Among the grandest of all festive activities for the four nights is the Tai [...]

THE ART OF STREET CULTURE

Photo Credit Copyright © Mary Ellen Mark

Work By Internationally-Acclaimed “Street” Photojournalist Mary Ellen Mark Launches Groundbreaking Museum Of Street Culture At Encore Park Encore Park’s Museum of Street Culture – a museum in the making for the last five years – is set to launch October 1, 2017, literally on the street with programming about the street. The groundbreaking museum concept founded [...]

CUBA IS

Annenberg Space for Photography Leysis-Quesada-Vera

Annenberg Space For Photography Presents “Cuba Is” Photography Show Offers a Fresh Look into Contemporary Cuban Life Exhibition is Part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Free, Public Opening Event on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 from 7PM-10PM On September 9th, the Annenberg Space for Photography opens an exclusive exhibit called Cuba Is. The show is part of the Getty-led Pacific [...]

BLACK MUSIC HONORS

Central City Productions - Photo

The Legendary Jacksons To Receive The Lifetime Achievement Award And Perform At The ‘Black Music Honors’ Central City Productions will pay tribute to The Jacksons, Donnie McClurkin, Slick Rick, Guy, Oleta Adams and Jody Watley at Black Music Honors. The live television special taping will take place on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) in Nashville, TN. The Jacksons are set to receive the Lifetime [...]

Up-Cycling Art

Big Cork Vineyards cork artist Scott Gundersen

Scott Gundersen asks: What can you do with 60,000 wine corks? The crafty up-cycling of wine corks can be found all over Pinterest and Etsy. But one artist in Michigan has fully elevated the humble wine cork by creating museum quality portraits with hundreds of thousands of corks. In the last decade, Scott Gundersen has completed 25 works and [...]

Ringo Starr, Peace & Love

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Ringo Starr Celebrates His Birthday With Peace & Love And Gives More Love, Announcing Details For His New Album Available September 15, 2017 Sometimes this world can be a hard place We wonder where we go from here So many hurting bad Lost everything they had It’s hard to know what we can do Give [...]