Can art provide artists a lucrative income? Yes, if the right doors open, many would say.
As you plan your next fall or winter getaway, whether for pure relaxation or to see basketball megastar LeBron James play with his new team, the Miami Heat, include a stop in West Palm Beach to experience Florida Stage (www.floridastage.org), the nation’s largest theater company devoted exclusively to producing new American plays.
By 2015, Cameroon could boast the busiest port in Central Africa if an ambitious scheme to transform the palm-fringed beach resort of Kribi goes according to plan.
The açai berry (ah-sigh-EE’) — it’s today’s new “superfood.” Given the claims — fast and effortless weight loss, reduced wrinkles, bolstered immune system, enhanced sexual desire — açai has been embraced enthusiastically by nutrition faddists.
New York City is considered the jazz capital of the world, the hip-swinging city where the music genre icons Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis came to make their name
Jawn Golo watched flames destroy her home and possessions in the Liberian Civil War and thought that her world was over.
Langston Hughes, famed Harlem Renaissance poet of the 1920s and 1930s, understood the life and struggle of someone who wants to pursue his or her artistic passions. “An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose,” the poet once said.
Playwright Layon Gray captures a moment in the history of the United States Armed Forces with the compelling drama Black Angels Over Tuskegee. It is the story of Black men who dared to dream of joining the United States Air Force in the 1940s and became the first Black men to be trained at Tuskegee Institute/Moton Field air base in Alabama.
You know that exercise is the cornerstone to a healthy lifestyle and disease prevention, as well as a cheerier outlook because of all those happy hormones a good workout creates, but how motivated are you to get on that treadmill day after day?
The extraordinary artifacts created by African artists have fascinated the world over for centuries. Probably the most notable objects are the masks and figurative sculptures, with their distinctive carvings, evocative features and uniquely expressive meanings.