AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

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Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Parisian Africa: The artistic intersections of the Métropole

Guest Post by Lara N. Dotson-Renta Paris has always been renowned for its culture and support of the arts. Yet, as France has grown into an ever more pluralistic society, the traditional image of what constitutes art in France must evolve as well. Younger generations of artists, many immigrants of African origin, are now reconfiguring

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

JAZZ DRUMMER RASHIED ALI PASSES AWAY

Free jazz drummer Rashid Ali, who played with John Coltrane (check the 1967 duets “Interstellar Space,” released after Coltrane passed), has passed away at the age of 74 years. Ali still performed well up to the time...