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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Southern' (7)

FEATURE: Botswana-based Glotto collaborates with photographer Lorraine Kinnea for drought-inspired "El Niño" editorial

"El Niño" is an editorial series by creative director Mboko Basiami (of Glotto creative brand), photographer …

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Added by Eye Candy on April 5, 2016 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

FEATURE: The Creative Tribe In Ethiopia That "Turns Nature Into Haute Couture"

Check out the Surma and Mursi people of Southern Ethiopia's Omo Valley - a tribe recognised for their use of nature to create unique and captivating looks (including body accessories and headpieces made with flowers, leaves, and grass; and body decoration with powdered volcanic rock). As …

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Added by Safety Pins on September 3, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Cultural Celebration at Inaugural African Fashion Week Houston

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The first annual African Fashion Week Houston brought together Houstonians and international guests to celebrate the cultural traditions of…
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Added by Macintosh Smith on August 30, 2014 at 2:03am — No Comments

NEW MUSIC: Raury brings that Southern Soul with new single 'Cigarette Song'

'Cigarette Song' is the new single from Atlanta native Raury. The musician who only recently graduated from high school has been creating a stir with his blend of acoustic Southern soul. If you’ve heard ‘God’s Whisper’, you’ll understand that the praise is definitely warranted.

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor…

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Added by Sound Check on July 22, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

FEATURE: Book - Treat Your Taste Buds With 'Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed'

I’m not going to lie; I’ve always thought that being a vegan was simply out of the question for me because it would be virtually impossible for me to go on in life without stuffing my face with delicious, meat-laden African dishes. However, after checking out some of the recipes in…

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Added by Robust on March 19, 2014 at 10:00am — 10 Comments

Five Reasons to See Beasts of the Southern Wild‏

By Frantz Cayo



Beasts of the Southern Wild was nominated in multiple categories for the 2013 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director and the youngest Best Actress nominee of all time, Quvenzhane Wallis. As an independent film, many people have still not seen this film ($11 million total revenue in the United States) and I am telling you need to go to iTunes (or however you download films) and check it out. I am not going to get into the whole plot summary…

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Added by Eye Candy on January 16, 2013 at 9:53am — 2 Comments

Five Sundance Festival Films To Watch Out For

With the recent release of Red Tails, there has been a lot of discussion about the ongoing lack of people of color in Hollywood and what to do about it. It’s cute that George Lucas thinks he can change the game with some awesome special effects (wrapped in a gossamer-thin plot), but finding a place in the mainstream market with big-budget blockbusters is really just as well. What I think is also important, more important, is making sure that those smaller, more…

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Added by AFROPUNK on January 30, 2012 at 7:30am — 4 Comments

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