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Artist Bolanle Adeboye and composer Wes Swing present Now/Now at PVCC's Let There Be Light exhibit (Ashtin Bowman).

ARTS Pick: Let There Be Light

In the shorter days leading to the solstice, things can get gloomy, but for the group of artists featured in Let There Be Light, the darkness offers inspiration. From glowing jellyfish constellations to the hidden world of woodland creatures, the art installations and performances at the annual event are a testament to the bright artistic […]

African-American culture in 1920s New York City is discerned through the poetry of Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and Claude McKay, seen through the eyes of painter and muralist Aaron Douglas, and told through the voice of art historian David Driskell in Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Paying tribute to the Harlem Renaissance

African-American culture in 1920s New York City is discerned through the poetry of Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and Claude McKay, seen through the eyes of painter and muralist Aaron Douglas, and told through the voice of art historian David Driskell in Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance. These iconic figures form an ensemble […]

ARTS Pick: A View from a Train: Decoding the Stories and Music of the Underground Railroad

Through songs and discussion, Horace Scruggs reveals messages, maps and signals in A View from a Train: Decoding the Stories and Music of the Underground Railroad. In this original presentation, Scruggs traces the geographical path and the contributions of abolitionists, including Harriet Tubman, William Still, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Frederick Douglass, whose remarkable work aided […]