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The art world is buzzing over reports that iconic artist Jean-Michel Basquiat's former lover will sell the artist's unseen works. Alexis...

Playwright Darren Canady: ‘Right On’ Reflects Art & Community

Playwright and University of Kansas professor Darren Canady knows there’s an art to transforming communities. His semi-autobiographical dramatic writing centers on...

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Chico Hamilton: Legendary Jazz Drummer Dies

The Grio is reporting that legendary jazz drummer Forestorn “Chico” Hamilton has died of natural causes. Charles J. Gans of the...

‘Nas: Time is Illmatic’ Documentary Explores Tragedy and Triumph

Nas: Time is Illmatic is a feature documentary that chronicles the preconditions and circumstances leading up to the making of the...

Scotty Barnhart: New Director of Count Basie Orchestra Talks Jazz Education

Scotty Barnhart was recently named the new director of the Count Basie Orchestra (CBO). The talented jazz trumpeter returned home to...

Best Man Holiday Reunion: Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long and Morris Chesnut

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