Tagged: Arts

Director Lee Snelgrove leaving One Columbia SC arts group

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Lee Snelgrove is leaving One Columbia for Arts and Culture to become the new arts and culture manager at Richland Library.

The end of an era has arrived for a key Columbia arts organization.

One Columbia for Arts and Culture Executive Director Lee Snelgrove said Monday morning that he will be be leaving that city-backed arts-promoting nonprofit. Snelgrove has led the organization since 2013.

Snelgrove’s last day at One Columbia will be April 22. He is set to start a new job as the arts and culture manager for Richland Library.

One Columbia has hired Margie Johnson Reese,

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Opinion: Arts and culture are leading Portland’s revival

Carmen Rubio and Mingus Mapps

Rubio, a Portland city commissioner, serves as the city’s arts and culture commissioner. Mapps, a Portland city commissioner, serves as the city’s liaison to Travel Portland and the Portland Film Office. Both joined the Portland City Council in 2021.

Over the past few months, we’ve had the privilege and joy of attending live, in-person arts events: “The Chinese Lady” play, opening night of the Oregon Symphony, Pink Martini’s Valentine’s Day show and the new Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism exhibition at the Portland Art Museum.

We’ve been in good company.

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Celebrate Black culture, arts in Stroudsburg

Come one, come all.

Celebrate diversity in the Burgs at an art exhibit that celebrates Black culture Friday – Sunday at Create and Be Studio located at 8 N. 6th Street in Stroudsburg.

The event features new work by the hosts, Sylvia Thompson and Courtney Natt, who co-own Create and Be.

Paintings and photographs by Black artists, Donte Stokes, Tyronn Brewington, Ivy Fox and Courtney’s brother, Marcus Natt, will be also be display.

Of interest Black culture in Poconos was built on faith, progress

Thompson and Natt are celebrating their third year of hosting Black Culture in the Burg, where

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Celebration of Asian arts and culture set for Saturday at Knoxville Museum of Art

The event is part of Global Asias Community Day and will feature workshops and performances by members of Knoxville’s Asian community.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — On Saturday, visitors at the Knoxville Museum of Art will be able to explore the art and culture of Asian communities. The event is being organized as part of Global Asias Community Day and will feature workshops and performances by members of Knoxville’s Asian community.

They include opportunities to learn about the history of Japanese tea ceremonies along with demonstrations from artists. Visitors will also be able to participate in a hands-on art-making demonstration.

As the

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