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"AFRICA Forecast" (fall 2015 and spring 2016)

“AFRICA Forecast” (fall 2015 and spring 2016)

AFRICA Forecast explores how African fashion design has changed, evolved, and been practiced in an international arena. Including garments, textiles, photographs, videos, interior treatments, and furniture, this original exhibition, which is curated by Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Ph.D. and Erika Dalya...
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Community Day

Community Day

Saturday, April 18, 2015 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. A fun-filled exploration of Maren Hassinger . . . Dreaming for participants of all ages that includes make-and-take workshops, interactive tours, giveaways from local cultural institutions, and more. Community Day Schedule 1:00 – 4:00    Make-and-Take Art Workshop 1:00 – 3:00    Face Painting 1:00 – 1:30...
March 2015 Newsletter III

March 2015 Newsletter III

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Review: Artist Maren Hassinger On The Evolution Of 'Women's Work'

Review: Artist Maren Hassinger On The Evolution Of ‘Women’s Work’

Friday, March 27, 2015 By Gabbie Watts Review: Artist Maren Hassinger On The Evolution Of ‘Women’s Work’ – See more at: http://wabe.org/post/artist-maren-hassinger-evolution-womens-work
March 2015 Newsletter II (Programs)

March 2015 Newsletter II (Programs)

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COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: "Blues for an Alabama Sky"

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS: “Blues for an Alabama Sky”

Thursday, April 2, 2015 7:00 p.m. Finding connections with Maren Hassinger’s ground-breaking contribution to performance art and interdisciplinary practice, the Alliance Theatre presents a very special evening with Pearl Cleage, C’ 71, the award-winning playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet commemorating the twentieth anniversary of her 1995 work Blues for Alabama Sky. Join us for this...
Review: Maren Hassinger transforms nature into sensory meditations in “Dreaming,” at Spelman

Review: Maren Hassinger transforms nature into sensory meditations in “Dreaming,” at Spelman

March 12, 2015 By Gail ONeill Review: Maren Hassinger transforms nature into sensory meditations in “Dreaming,” at Spelman – See more at: http://www.artsatl.com/2015/03/maren-hassinger/#sthash.4H5Mk2CY.dpuf
March 2015 Newsletter

March 2015 Newsletter

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“Are You Sure, Sweetheart, That You Want To Be Well?:” A Contemplative Retreat for Self Healing

“Are You Sure, Sweetheart, That You Want To Be Well?:” A Contemplative Retreat for Self Healing

Saturday, March 21, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Reconnect to the source of your inspiration and gain strength, courage, and tools to live more dynamically despite the challenges of daily life. Veta Goler, Ph.D., Co-Director of the Teaching Resource and Research Center and Associate Professor of Dance, Spelman College, will guide you through a...
Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activism Conference Opening Celebration and the Atlanta Premiere of "Women’s Work" (2015)

Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activism Conference Opening Celebration and the Atlanta Premiere of “Women’s Work” (2015)

Friday, March 20, 2015 7:00 p.m. The Toni Cade Bambara Scholar-Activism Conference (March 20-21) is a two-day event that celebrates the work of the notable writer, activist, filmmaker, feminist, and educator. Complete with creative, intellectual, and community-organizing opportunities, the 14th annual convening is meditation on the contemporary struggles Black women face. Maren Hassinger will present...