Learn the history, celebrate the legacy, art and culture – News

Black History Month at UAB brings everyone together for explorations of history, language and Gullah culture, and see “Black Is Beautiful,” Will Downing with Maysa, and Ranky Tanky. Kwame Brathwaite, from a photo shoot at a public school for one of the AJASS-associated modeling groups that emulated the Grandassa Models and began to embrace natural … Read more

Urban League, Urban Triage, Black Excellence center receive major funding | News

Urban League of Greater Madison, Urban Triage and the Center for Black Excellence and Culture headlined a list of 2022 grant recipients from Madison Community Foundation. The three organizations combined for about half of the $697,500 in money from the community foundation, which awarded grants to 12 local nonprofits on Wednesday. The foundation annually gives … Read more

Ten chefs, restaurants from Houston named semifinalists for 2023 James Beard Awards – Houston Public Media

Alex Broussard / Houston Public Media Chef Kiran Verma of Kiran’s, an Indian restaurant at 2925 Richmond Ave. Suite 160, is a semifinalist for Best Chef in Texas in the 2023 James Beard Awards. A year after Houston had its first winner in a national James Beard Awards category, a total of 10 chefs and … Read more

The greatest film of all time is coming to Coolidge Corner Theatre. You might not like it very much

Chantal Akerman’s 1975 masterpiece “Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles” sent shockwaves through cinephile culture this past December by unexpectedly topping the British Film Institute’s 2022 Sight and Sound 100 Greatest Films of All Time List. Since 1952, the venerable institution has been polling critics, curators and academics once per decade to create … Read more

San Diego weekend arts events: A Oaxacan festival, piano music, hygge, ‘The Ferryman’ and more

Splendors of the Guelaguetza / Sergio Hernández Dance, Visual art, MusicThis is a new event for the San Diego Museum of Art (SDMA), celebrating the indigenous Guelaguetza Festival held annually in Oaxaca, Mexico, where there is a significant indigenous population. The event is held in conjunction with Sergio Hernández’s current exhibition, “Embers of Oaxaca,” which … Read more

WARNER MUSIC GROUP RELEASES 2022 ANNUAL ESG REPORT

2022 report reaffirms commitment to ESG, including through new targets onPeople, Workplace, and DEI agendas, and the announcement of a partnership for more sustainable records NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Warner Music Group (Nasdaq: WMG) today released its 2022 Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) report. Last year, WMG became the first major music company to … Read more

Doing well to do good

Planet cofounder and CEO Will Marshall celebrates his company’s listing on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on December 8, 2021, as CFO Ashley Fieglein Johnson, furthest right, looks on. Brendan McDermid | Reuters CNBC’s Investing in Space newsletter offers a view into the business of space exploration and privatization, delivered straight to … Read more