Nate Parker The "Beyond the Lights" Interview with Kam Williams
Actor and humanitarian Nate Parker first received critical attention for his starring role in The Great Debaters opposite Denzel Washington and Forest Whitaker. Denzel handpicked him to play the troubled yet brilliant Henry Lowe who overcomes his selfish ways to become the team's leader. Nate received an honorary Doctorate from Wiley College in Marshall, Texas, the school on which The Great Debaters was based.
Ellison to host lecture on art and underserved communities at the Walker
Harry Colbert, Jr.
As part of the Walker Art Center's series, Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, See, Sit, Sup, Sip, Sing: Holding Court, Rep. Keith Ellison will host a lecture at the center on Dec. 6.
Flow Art Space presents Collage, Imagine with Sendero Flamenco performance
Flow Art Space presents local and national artists in the exhibitions Collage and Imagine, which run concurrent from December 3-20 with a Friday, December 5 reception from 6-9 to meet artists and a performance by Sendero Flamenco with guest guitarist Daniel Volovets at 8:30.
The Opening': One small step for man, one shocking nightmare for 'hue-mankind'
Imagine the clashing of worlds when a Black man of the planet Kebb, with a supreme knowledge of self, thinks the grass in greener on the other side of the galaxy and travels back in time with his family through a time/space portal called The Opening, only to find themselves in the United States during the time of slavery.
Enriching, evocative and captivating ...with only conga drums, whistles, sticks and a blend of voices that is the heart and soul of Cuba, where music keeps history alive, the Creole Choir took the Ordway audience into the streets of Camaguey, Cuba.