We got a chance to sit down with Dolla Black, one of the most recognizable voices out of Mississippi, to talk about his latest project, BlackJack (presented by BNDWTH out of Atlanta Georgia), and what makes this project different than anything he's done before. He has a message for artists and creatives chasing the dream. Connect with Dolla Black using the links below! Filmed and Edited by (@MdubCreative) Connect with Dolla Black Instagram Twitter Latest Project: BlackJack Th
As we're all aware, Mississippi is often viewed as a desolate place lacking of culture, art and influence within American Culture. Right Here In Mississippi is a telling of the marvelous things going in Mississippi in the spaces of Art and Culture. Early morning on March 13th, a small community gallery nestled in Midtown Jackson were preparing to install a historical piece that had only been on display publicly twice before them. Once, in New York and next on a Greek island,
Dance has always been a mode of joy, resistance and expression. Black Dance has morphed into many versions itself since Black people have been removed and redistributed across this world, shape-shifting and ever-evolving. Black Dance As Resistance is an exploration of Black Dance Culture. We wanted to explore what Black Dance is doing here in Mississippi and showcase the communities being built. Grooves, Moves and Vibes is a dance community in Jackson, Mississippi that creat
Starting Thursday, August 27th join us for our new live series, "Up In The Air", a space for creatives, professionals, millennials and artists who are managing life transitions. A life transition, simply put is a change. A change that's voluntary or involuntary. This live series explores how people are coping with changes in career, education, personal growth and more. Up In The Air is a bi-weekly conversation that will air live on our Facebook and Youtube at 6PM CST Meet You
In wake of COVID-19, businesses, individuals and institutions have stepped up to support artists and creatives financially. We've been put on to a few grants you should apply for, ranging from funding for creative projects to personal needs. Here are a few to look into. Be sure to APPLY!! Art of Protest Grant for Black Students Amount: $900 Deadline: September 15, 2020 Educational Level: Any About: Across history, art has led, documented, and reflected social change.
With everything that's going on right now, there may seem like more pressure on creatives to be creative, to keep producing. It's like the world has slowed down but the digital world has only expanded. Social distancing has shown a lot of us how addicted we are to keeping busy. We want to be your reminder that it's still okay to REST & RESET. How are you using this time now? Have you been kicked into overdrive? Or are you using this time to rest, reset or reflect? Let's chang
We fellowshipped around Black Art and community at the Mississippi Museum of Art. Get A Peek Into our experience at Black Art Now below! Art and culture have always been the backbone of society. Art is like a mirror, it shows us who we really are. Last Thursday the Mississippi Museum of Art was filled with black creatives, artists and people to help celebrate Black Art Now during Museum After Hours. Every third Thursday, the Museum opens its doors after hours to partner with