Events

Creation as Ritual: Performing Disguise at the Brooklyn Museum

Join us for "Creation as Ritual: Performing Disguise," the closing celebration for Brooklyn Museum’s iconic exhibition "Disguise"

This Saturday the Brooklyn Museum’s iconic exhibition “Disguise: Masks and Global African Art” is coming to a close. Join us for a day of performances, talks, workshops and more at their closing celebration entitled “ Creation as Ritual: Performing Disguise. ”

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Arts + Culture

These 7 African Women Poets Will Keep You Calm, Cool, and Collected for the Summer

Here's 7 of our favorite female writers who are reshaping poetry worldwide to hold you over this summer.

When Beyoncé dropped Lemonade earlier this year, the world opened their ears to the brilliant work of the British-Somali poet Warsan Shire. But while the mainstream is only catching on to her now, Warsan has been a widely acclaimed poet for some time now. The 27-year-old poet published her first chapbook in 2011 titled Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth and was selected as a Young Poet Laureate in 2013.

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