Arts & Culture
In a “Celebration of Life” Memorial for Slain Activist and Rapper Nipsey Hussle, tens of thousands came from all over the state and beyond to mourn, honor and celebrate the life and contributions of Hussle. The 21,000 capacity Los Angeles Staples Center had an overflow crowd of attendees. “Ermias was more than a hip-hop artist: […]
And on this day in 1986 – Georgia O’Keefe dies. She was a pre-eminent artist who laid the foundation for American modernism with her paintings of enlarged flowers and New Mexico landscapes.
African American Responses to Fascism and the Third Reich Thursday, February 28, 2019 7:00 PM Temple Beth-El | 211 Belknap Place African Americans viewed the rise of fascism as a menace to American democracy. It also encouraged a renewed commitment to fighting racism at home and a deeper understanding of their own position in an […]
Lifelong learning’ (Colloquialism) is the “ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated” pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Therefore, it not only enhances social inclusion, active citizenship, and personal development, but also self-sustainability, rather than competitiveness and employability, (Fischer, 2000). In a fast-changing and highly inequitable world, lifelong learning is becoming increasingly important, not only […]
And on this day in 1919 – The winningest coach in football was born. Grambling University football coach, Eddie Robinson was born in Jackson, Louisiana. In 1941 he became head of football at Grambling University and stayed for 55 years with a record of 408 wins, 165 losses and 15 decisions. Making him the winningest […]
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King Jr.
Art opening Tonight – Art Opening at MBAW Gallery! The Art Gallery of Musical Bridges Around the World continues the mission to unite, educate and inspire through culturally diverse programming by showcasing eh works of established contemporary artists. Tonight the gallery will be showcasing Daniel Espinosa Jewelry (20% of all sales benefit MBAW). Opening reception […]
A temporary re-opening of the government President Trump announced earlier today, at a press conference where he told no questions, that he is willing to reopen the federal government for 3 weeks while negotiations for the wall continues. If no agreement is made by February 15th, President Trump made references to his earlier threats to […]
The Soweto Gospel Choir, a 30-member ensemble celebrating African gospel, spirituals, reggae and popular Amercian music, comes to the Majestic Theatre Thursday, October 25th at 7:30p.m. Their universal message of love, unity and hope coupled with their captivating melodic and harmonic sound delivers an awe-inspiring performance. Since emerging on the global scene in 2002, they […]
Along with Fall comes the many Oktoberfest celebrations across the state to honor the cultural contributions of German settlers in Texas. According to TripSavvy.com San Antonio’s Oktoberfest at Beethoven Halle, kicking off this afternoon at 5:00 p.m., is among the top eight Oktoberfest Celebrations in Texas, ranked third. Oktoberfest celebrates German heritage featuring specialty foods, […]