But with time, we gave into the chaotic nature of life during COVID-19. By doing so we opened ourselves to the facets of life that get lost when we move at such a fast pace we can barely keep our feet beneath us.
My main problem with journaling has always been the time commitment. Sometimes, sitting down and writing about my day just seems like a hassle, and in quarantine times, when the days all feel the same, recounting my day is even less appealing.
Beyond my superficial connections to the former creative director of Vogue, my admiration for Talley comes from the respect I owe him for existing in an industry that has historically had little-to-no room for men who look like me. However, what is even more important to me is Talley’s permanence as a cautionary tale about the whims and woes of the fashion world for Black people and, more specifically Black men.
This “fab five” wasn’t always a unit. As with any process, things weren’t quite straightforward — guitarist Alex Weir describes it as “fluid.” Luke Hargraves and Weir, the founding members, often found themselves asking where to start. The first time Bottle Cap Jack performed original songs was particularly warm for a Thursday night in January, […]
As Black History Month draws to a close, it’s necessary to carry the importance of Black culture, artistry and history with us year round. While February stands to commemorate the achievements of Black Americans, why don’t we continue to take our celebrations into all months of the year with literature? The books listed below showcase […]
From selling out shows to topping the Billboard charts and amassing millions of fans, there is no doubt that Harry Styles is a force to be reckoned with. On November 13, Styles broke the internet by announcing his upcoming 2020 world tour: LOVE ON TOUR. So, naturally, we have to talk about it. The world […]
Explore Scott Avett’s debut solo exhibit at the NCMA “Scott Avett: INVISIBLE”–featuring an interview with the artist.
Darius Quarles perches in front of the canvas. He tucks one brush behind his ear and loads another with green paint. Each stroke brings Elizabeth Cotten to life, mapping out her face like an intricate color by number. Except Quarles doesn’t need Crayola markers or a color key. He’s got acrylics and artistic intuition. Quarles […]
As 2019 brings the centenary of the founding of Bauhaus, it may be useful to refresh our memories on what Bauhaus is and what it means for art and culture today. Bauhaus, literally meaning “building house” in German, refers to both a movement and a physical school. The Staatliches (“state-owned”) Bauhaus was a school of […]