Vanessa James, Champion Pair Skater – A sobering reflection in these times of change.

 Five times French national champion, Canadian born pair skater Vanessa James and Morgan’s stunning performance to The Sound of Silence which was a hit song written by Simon and Garfunkel in 1964,  performed here by Disturbed in 2017. Watch the film clip here By Sybil Kretzmer main photo courtesy CNW. Film clip you tube.

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The Black British Theatre Awards Goes Virtual For 2020

Ensuring  Covid 19 Does Not Impact The Celebration of Black Talent Leading the way in so many arenas and following the devastating impact of Covid 19 on all sectors, not least the theatre and performing arts, Black British Theatre Awards, BBTA,  are pressing ahead.  Opening up no less than four new nomination categories, in addition […]

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Virtual Culture at your fingertips… from home

Across the UK, arts organisations, museums and theatres are unveiling innovative digital plans to ensure culture and creativity is accessible for all. Online offerings to the public set to increase over the coming weeks thanks to Arts Council England’s £160m support package and the DCMS funded Digital Culture Network. Over the past week, arts and […]

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Artist Faith Ringgold Brings An American Story to London

The editor of Editions Lifestyle magazine chatted with the outstanding Faith Ringgold at the launch of her exhibition at The Serpentine Gallery in June. As the exhibition comes to a close Editions Lifestyle remembers her legacy. Her works are haunting. One has to stop and deliberate over the detail of every piece to understand the […]

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7 Year Old Abigail Curates Her Own Exhibition for Black History Month

By Joy Sigaud Abigail Webster, now there’s a name to watch. Only 7 years old she has the confidence and discernment of a wise adult. She listens attentively and extracts from what she sees all information that is of significance to her goal and does not hesitate to ask a question if there is something […]

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Art Not Aid Raises £20,000 – A Resounding Black History Month Success!

The brainchild of Hindy Mohammed and Chukwudi Onwadiwe owner of Chuck Gallery in Manchester collaborated to promote Nigerian artists and raise money through a one off auction event in London last week. Sponsored by Mocoh Oil, Alhaji Hassan Tukur and Targett-Desso the organisers say they raised £20,000 in under an hour as guests clamoured for […]

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MOTOWN AT 60 – Celebrating 60 years of Motown

By Joy Sigaud The celebrations and commemorations continue as we approach the end of the 60th Anniversary Year of the most successful record label of all time. As Hitsville The Making of Motown, a new film about the iconic organisation has been screening in the US and in the UK, we can’t help but remember […]

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